Budget and Finance/Credit Subcommittee
Updated May 2016
- Quincy Ellenwood, Chairman
- Liz Arthur-Attao, Vice Chairman
- Daniel Kane
- McCoy Oatman
- Bill Picard
- Shannon Wheeler
- Entrprise Board - Quincy
Ellenwood, Liz Arthur-Attao
The Budget & Finance Subcommittee meets every
first and third
the month at 8:30 am to 12:00 pm. (Open to Tribal members).
To set sound fiscal policy direction and provide oversight while planning for
the future growth of the tribe and its members. Strive for and implement
improvement where needed in our effort of providing stewardship of the Tribe's
To develop a strong organizational financial structure, complimented by
improved operating procedures to provide for strengthened financial tracking and
reporting for and to the Nez Perce people.
Description of Services
Safeguard and oversee funds of NPTEC budget, grants, contracts, gaming and
enterprise funds, tobacco and fuel tax revenue and donations made to the Nez
Perce Tribe. Conduct all tribal financial activities in strict compliance with
the Nez Perce Tribe's Finance Manual as approved by NPTEC.
Develop the NPTEC budget and Gaming Revenue Allocation budget with input from
NPTEC and programs.
Budget & Finance Subcommittee consists of NPTEC members
and dedicated Support Staff as assistant to the Subcommittee.
Departments responsible to Budget & Finance Subcommittee:
Executive Direction, Finance Department, Administration, Enterprise Board,
Foundation Board and Credit Department.
Report for May 2009
- Health/Medical Group Benefits Plan with Blue Cross of Idaho effective
October 1, 2006.
- Held special B & F public meetings to gather public input on 2007
budgets according to adopted Nez Perce Tribe Annual Budget Process on August
28 in Orofino, August 29 in Kamiah and August 20 in Lapwai at their local
tribal community buildings.
- Authorized Information Systems to begin scanning and creating a database
for the Resolutions and Administrative Actions currently in the NPTEC
storage vault to current year.
- To authorize the contract with Policy Studies Incorporated to assist
with establishing funding for a Child Support Enforcement Program
- Authorize the placement of Josephy Scholarship finds into a Certificate
of Deposit for nine months with Sterling Savings Bank in Clarkston,
- Authorized the Nez Perce Tribe Hazard Mitigation Plan for meeting the
requirements of a standard state mitigation plan to make it eligible for
funding and technical assistance from State and Federal hazard mitigation
- Approved the Authorized Provider Agreement between the American Red
Cross of Greater Idaho and the Clearwater River Casino.
- To amend Resolution NP 06-188 to renew the LCSC Promotional Agreement
- Approved the contract with Fisher Systems, Inc., for $12,049.77 to
install the security system at the Nez Perce Express.
- Approve the Express Store purchase of a 2006 Nissan Frontier from Joe
Hall in the amount of @25,843.00 based on bids received per Administrative
Action #19, August 8, 2006.
- Authorized the pay off of the promissory note in the amount of $253,
402.27 for the Nez Perce Express loan.