AGGLFN Community Meeting
Sunday January 25, 2004 - 2:00 PM
Petawawa Legion, Petawawa


1.      Opening Prayer

2.      Accept Past Minutes

3.      Negotiation Update Review of Pikwkanagns Beneficiary Draft.

4.      Community Update Logo Selection Results

5.      Hunting Update Recap

6.      Other

7.      Set date of next Community Meeting.

8.      Closing Prayer.


Algonquins of Greater Golden Lake First Nation
Community Meeting

Held Sunday Jan. 25, 2004 @ 2:00 P.M.
Petawawa Legion, Petawawa Ontario.


Council Members in attendance: Chief Patrick Glassford, Emmett Godin Jr.,
Richard Turcotte

     Chair: Chief Patrick Glassford 

Opening prayer: Chief Patrick Glassford 

Acceptance of the Agenda: Motion by Emmett Godin Sr. and seconded by
James Blackmore.

Reading of Minutes of Nov. 23, 2003. 

Minutes were read by the Chair from the notes made by Emmett Godin.

Motion of acceptance was deferred to the next meeting as the Chair requested more time to type and distribute copies of the Minutes. 

Negotiation Update-

 The Chief explained the main points of the different Eligibility Beneficiary Criteria versions of the ANTC, Pikwakanagan        and Canada.  

Community Update-

      New Logo Contest Results

Winning entry by Chris Waito was announced, submitted as #18 in the ballot.

Runner up may also be used. 

Motion to accept #18 as the winning entry

             Motion by Emmett Godin Sr.

            Seconded by Robert Jones

            Motion Carried All in Favour. 

The Community Card was then discussed, the Chief explained the difficulties involved in members using the Card for PST exemption. The Cards could be ready in 3 weeks with the objective being as a fundraiser. There were comments from the floor regarding concerns of possible fraudulent uses of the card. The Chief said he would look deeper into the legal implications of our card being used for Tax exemption and report to the next Elders meeting before proceeding. 

The Chief explained the position of Robert Guyea, that he is Non-political and offers services to all aboriginals. Not just BAFN members.

This information will be posted in our next Newsletter, along with contact information.

The Chief was asked to invite Robert to our next Meeting. 

Next Elders Meeting Feb. 18 7:00 PM in Golden Lake. 

A request was made by the Chief, for a person to keep track of community monies collected by the Chief. 

Ray Proulx volunteered to help with the accounting. 

Harvest Update-

One park tag was not filled

One WMU tag was not filled. 

Discussions on unused tags and suggestion that unused Tags revert back to the community at some point prior to the closing of the Harvest. 

Letters of warning to be sent to those Algonquins that shot animals without a proper Tag. 

50/50 Draw  

There was $84.00 taken in by the draw.

John Godin won the 50/50 draw of $42.00 and donated back the total amount.

$20.00 was donated to the Ladies Auxiliary. 

Next meeting to be held at the Petawawa Legion Hall Mar 21/04 at 2:00 p.m.

Chair and Council will meet at 1:00 p.m., same date, same place. 

Closing prayer:  Chief Patrick Glassford

Minutes recorded by Emmett Godin

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