OKMULGEE, Oklahoma – A Muscogee (Creek) Nation National Council Emergency Session meeting was held in person and via teleconference on July 7 at the Mound Building.
The National Council addressed the following legislation, the interpretation of which is attributed to language in the bills:
TR 22-119 Authorizing Muscogee Nation Gaming Enterprises, LLC (MNGE) to execute an agreement with Coryell Roofing and Construction, Inc. Representative Randall Hicks sponsored the bill, which passed unanimously 15-0.
The bill will allot $2,692,216.15 to be used for roof replacement services.
NCA 22-084 A law of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation appropriating funds to First Americans Museum for the sponsorship of the Family Discovery Center. The bill was sponsored by Representative Patrick Freeman Jr and was postponed indefinitely 15-0.
If eventually passed, $1,000,000 in appropriations would be appropriated to sponsor the Family Discovery Center. It would provide the Nation with the opportunity to reach its urban population. It would also introduce international, regional, and local visitors to Muscogee Cultural Lifeways and provide free museum access to all MCN Citizens one year from the first payment date.
The meeting, agenda, and full legislation can be viewed at www.mcnnc.com.