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The Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde Community of Oregon [Ordinances]

Last amended: 2003

Date Originally Adopted: 1-12-94

Date Amended:

Subject: Intergovernmental Agreements

Resolution No.: 007-94

Intergovernmental Agreements Ordinance

Tribal Code § 211

(a) Purpose and Authority: The purpose of this Ordinance is to establish procedures for the Tribal Council to enter into intergovernmental agreements (Agreement) with State and local governmental entities such as the State General Services Administration and to create, along with other parties to the attached Agreement, an intergovernmental entity known as the Mid-Willamette Valley Council of Governments. The authority for this Ordinance is found in the Grand Ronde Constitution, Article III.

(b) Authority of Council Chair and Executive Officer:
The Tribal Council, Council Chair and Executive Officer, within their respective areas of authority, may initiate negotiations with State and local governments for the benefit of the Tribe.

(c) Procedures:
In order for the Council to enter into an Agreement with the State of Oregon or local governmental entities, the following procedures shall be followed:


(1) The entity, the Tribal Council Chair or the Executive Officer shall provide a full copy of the proposed Agreement for Tribal Council review not less than 30 days prior to the requested date of enforcement.

(2) When the proposed Agreement is received, the Council shall forward the proposed agreement to the Tribal Attorney for review, and the Tribal Attorney shall review the proposed Agreement within 15 days of receipt.

(3) After review by the Tribal Attorney, the proposed Agreement shall be reviewed by the Tribal Council and discussed in at least one Council meeting prior to approval at a regular Tribal Council meeting.

(4) When approved by the Tribal Council, the Agreement shall be signed by the Tribal Chairperson and returned to the contracting entity. The proposing entity shall then sign the agreement and return one original copy to the Tribal Attorney.

(5) The Tribal Attorney shall provide a copy of the Agreement to the Tribal Council and retain the original copy in the Tribal Attorney's office.


(d) Specific purpose, power and duties of Mid-Willamette Valley Council of Governments:
The effective date, specification of public purposes for which the MWVCOG is created, and the powers, duties and functions of the MWVCOG are as stated in the Agreement attached hereto and, by this reference, incorporated herein.

(e) Ratification:
The above mentioned Agreement with MWVCOG is hereby ratified and the Tribal Chair and Tribal Council Secretary are hereby authorized and directed to sign the same on behalf of the Tribe.

(f) Effective Date:
Because of the immediate benefits of the tribe's membership in the MWVCOG, this Ordinance shall be considered to be in effect immediately upon approval by the Tribal Council.


I certify this to be a true copy of the Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde Community of Oregon Intergovernmental Agreements Ordinance.


Tribal Council Secretary


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