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The Navajo Nation Council passed two bills calling for the use of $93.1 million and $42 million from the $600 million the tribe received from the federal government May 6. 24th NAVAJO NATION COUNCIL SPECIAL MEETING (VIA TELECOMMUNICATION) Window Rock, Navajo Nation Wednesday, December 23, 2020 – 8:00 AM PROPOSED AGENDA PRESIDING CHAIR: Honorable Seth Damon, Speaker, 24th Navajo Nation Council Hon. The Navajo Nation is the largest reservation of its kind, in both size and population. The virtual forum, hosted the Health, Education and Human Services Committee, takes place from 1-5 p.m. and will be livestreamed via the Navajo Nation Council’s Vimeo, YouTube and Facebook pages. In 2013, Hak Ghun, 62, of Durango, Colorado, was found guilty of tax evasion regarding his involvement with misdealings at BCDS. Forgot account? The Code further states that the Speaker shall then act concurrently as Speaker and President, and that the speakership shall not be considered vacated. Navajo Nation Veterans Affairs. , (2 N.N.C. The newly elected 23rd Navajo Nation Council was inaugurated on January 13, 2015, in Window Rock, Arizona. The council had originally included removal of Vice President Shelley as well. Law Enforcement Agency. From top: The Navajo Generating Station in Page, Arizona, January 2020; Norman Benally, a member of the Navajo Nation, at his home near the closed Black Mesa Mine in Kayenta, September 7, 2010. In the same special election, tribal members voted 59% in favor of allowing the President of the Navajo Nation to perform a, Probe of the council's discretionary funds, Following a three-judge panel's review of three applications, the special division of the Window Rock district court named Alan Balaran as special prosecutor, to begin work in early February 2011. Navajo Nation Legislative Process Policy (Adopted by Naa'bik'iyati' Committee NABIMA-16-17) (Click to download)Navajo Nation Council Confirms Standing Committees (Click to download) The investigation and trials would continue to the end of the 22nd Council. The public hearing will include discussion and listening sessions on the yearly budget for Miss Navajo, program staffing, quarterly reporting, requirements for holding the title and more. 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Economic development at Camp Navajo in Bellemont is one step closer to reality after decisions by both the Coconino County Board of Supervisors and Congress earlier this month. OnSat was to receive $1.9 million in the first year of contract to provide the 110 chapters with satellite bandwidth.. In his letter to the Navajo Nation Council, he wrote that the $2.5 million will be reimbursed to the Unreserved Undesignated Fund Balance whenever federal funding is received. or. Navajo Nation Council Special Session Part 2 (12/28/2020) via telecommunications Lawmakers approved the Healthy Dine Nation Act in November 2014 that taxed food with minimal or no nutritional value, widely known as the junk food tax. The 19th council was seated in January 1999. The council selects a speaker, chosen from among all delegates, to preside over the day-to-day functions of the council for a two-year term. 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