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MCN casino’s Pepsi product agreement passes during BFJ session

MCN casino’s Pepsi product agreement passes during BFJ session

(MNN File Photo) A Muscogee (Creek) Nation National Council Business, Finance and Justice Committee meeting was held May 11 at the Mound Building in Okmulgee, Okla.

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OKMULGEE, Okla. — A Muscogee (Creek) Nation National Council Business, Finance and Justice committee meeting was held May 11 at the Mound Building in Okmulgee, Oklahoma.

BFJ addressed the following legislation, the interpretation of which is attributed to language in the bills:

TR 17-059 Authorizing the approval of the policy and procedures for MCN Contracting and Employment Support Office. Rep. David Hill sponsored the resolution, which passed 4-0.

CESO recognizes the need to adopt a policy and procedures in order to implement MCN Code Annotated Title 16 chapter 9.

TR 17-071 Authorizing the principal chief to execute a statement of work with the State of Oklahoma Office of Management and Enterprise Services for MCN Office of Child Support Enforcement. Rep. Randall Hicks sponsored the resolution, which passed 4-0.

OCSE wants to move from the Oklahoma Department of Human Services Virtual Private Network to OMES Virtual Private Network.

The Nation needs to execute a statement of work with OMES in order to utilize their network.

The network allows OCSE to perform online activities without compromising personal information.

TR 17-073 Authorizing the Gaming Operations Authority Board to execute the second amendment to the minimum lease agreement with Video Gaming Technologies and minimum lease agreement second amendment with Aristocrat Technologies. Rep. Robert Hufft sponsored the resolution, which passed 4-0.

GOAB has the authority to contract for casino equipment and services for gaming facilities.

The minimum lease agreement, VGT Lease Agreement, Oasis Master Systems Agreement and Aristocrat Master Gaming Device Purchase and Lease Agreement have a term of five years.

New amendments to the VGT and ATI minimum lease agreement have been re-negotiated, which requires Council’s approval.

TR 17-074 Authorizing GOAB to execute the first amendment to the agreement with Bottling Group for Pepsi products for the Nation’s casinos. Hufft sponsored the resolution, which passed

GOAB determined entering into a five-year agreement with Bottling Group for Pepsi Products is necessary for substantial savings.

NCA 17-081 Repealing MCNCA Title 21 titled, ‘Gaming,’ and creating a new Title 21, titled, ‘Gaming.’ Hufft sponsored the amendment, which was postponed for one month with a vote of 4-0.

In 2015, the National Indian Gaming Commission offered a revised Model Gaming Ordinance to help tribes with meeting ordinance requirements of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act.

To ensure the Nation’s compliance with IGRA and NIGC, Title 21 must be repealed.

The new law will be codified in Title 21.

The following legislation was referred to BFJ from other committees for the funding source.

The full legislation coverage can be viewed at: HEW, LNC or LNC/HEW.

The funding sources follows:

NCA 17-072 – The funds will be drawn from the interest on the permanent fund account.

NCA 17-073 – The funds will be drawn from the interest on the permanent fund account.

NCA 17-074 – The funds will be drawn from the interest on the permanent fund account.

NCA 17-076 – The funds will be drawn from the interest on the permanent fund account.

NCA 17-078 – The funds will be drawn from the interest on the permanent fund account.

NCA 17-079 – The funds will be drawn from the interest on the permanent fund account.

NCA 17-082 – The funds will be drawn from the interest on the permanent fund account.

NCA 17-083 – The funds will be drawn from the interest on the permanent fund account.

NCA17-080 – The funds will be drawn from the interest on the permanent fund account.

Legislation will go before the full Council during the May 20 regular session for final approval.

 

 

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