8AM – 5PM | Room “Las Vegas #1”

March 25th, 2019

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Bally’s Las Vegas

Quarterly Meeting Location:

3645 Las Vegas Boulevard South
Las Vegas , NV 89109
Tel: (855)633-8238

ROOM: Las Vegas 1

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8:00 AM – 9:00 AM   Continental Breakfast

8:30 AM – 9:00 AM   Call to Order: COLT Chairman – Chairman Mark Fox, MHA Nation

  • Opening Prayer
  • Welcome & Introductions
  • Review and Approval of Minutes
  • Adoption of Agenda

9:00 AM – 11:00 AM  Executive Session (Open to non-voting members and participants)

  • Chairman’s Comments: COLT Chairman Mark Fox
  • New Member Tribes
  • Election of COLT Officers:
    • Vice-Chairman
    • Secretary
    • Treasurer
  • Executive Director Reports:
    • Melissa Holds The Enemy, Executive Director
    • OJ Semans, Sr., Legislative Director
  • Financial Report:
    • Chairman Nathan Small, Treasurer

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM  Legislative Update

  • John Echohawk, Executive Director, Native American Rights Fund

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM  WORKING LUNCH

  • Census In Indian Country Update, James Tucker, Wilson Elser

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM  Financial & Capital for Business Development in Indian Country

  • Peter Larson, Partner, Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie

2:00 PM – 2:30 PM  Dual Taxation

  • John Fredericks III, Fredericks Law Firm LLC

2:30 PM – 3:00 PM  Utility Infrastructure Development for Tribal Nations

  •  John Lewis, Chairman, Gila River Indian Community Utility Authority

3:00 PM – 3:30 PM  Economic Updates and Hemp Updates

  • Heather Dawn Thompson, Greenberg Traurig LLP

3:30 PM – 4:00 PM Energy Efficient & Cost Saving Methods for Tribal Governments

  • Joseph Moose, Owner, SunLand Global Inc.

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM  Resolutions, Wrap Up, Next Meeting


Meeting Room: 

Ballys Casino, in the Las Vegas 1, which is located on the third floor of Ballys.

Room Reservations

A block of rooms has been reserved at Paris Las Vegas for check-in date of March 24 and check-out March 26. Book your room by March 10th, using this link:

You may also call 877-603-4389 and use group code SPCGR9.

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Paris Las Vegas

Hotel Location:

3655 Las Vegas Boulevard South
Las Vegas , NV 89109
Tel: (877) 796-2096

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Membership MeetingsAllows the member tribes to form synergy.

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  • Chairman Mark Fox,  Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation Chairman
  • Vice Chairman TO BE FILLED
  • Treasurer Nathan Small, Shoshone-Bannock Tribes Chairman
  • Secretary TO BE FILLED