MCCI Board Meeting

Thursday, September 8, 6:30 pm until 7:30 pm
Zoom
A meeting of the MCCI Board

Meeting of MCCI Board

Members: (Quorum)

  • Absent: Liz Walber
  • Present: Dana Faldasz, President, at 6:30 PM
  • Present: Karen Siwicki, Treasurer, at 6:30 PM

Also Present:

  • Dean Garvin
  • Deirdre Pleasant
  • Hannah Brookman
  • Danielle Demos

See original Agenda * * * DRAFT Meeting Minutes * * *

Meeting opened: 6:30 PM

Meeting closed: 7:45 PM

  1. Meeting Preliminaries

  2. Administrative Business

  3. Old Business

    • 1: Bilingual Outreach

    • 2: Station Equipment: (Drone, editor laptop , editor station upgrade, gimbal, phone equipment)

      General Discussion...
      * DJi OM 5 gimbal purchased
      *Macbook Pro editor laptop purchased

      MOTION, moved by Karen Siwicki, seconded by Dana Faldasz: Approved purchase of DJI Mavick 2 Pro drone for approximately $2400.

      Pass: Aye: Dana Faldasz, Karen Siwicki. Not Present: Liz Walber.

      *Dean to review live capability of drone
      *Research what insurance/licensing is required

    • 3: Brickhouse/Meghan

      General Discussion...
      Dean, Deirdre, Hannah and Meghan from Brickhouse, met to discuss coordination and implementation of a Halloween special. This program will be youth driven and taught by Hannah & Emma Hurst. Meghan will be doing survey with kids to determine participation interest.

      MOTION, moved by Karen Siwicki, seconded by Dana Faldasz: Motion approved for Hannah & Emma Hurst to received$20 pr/hr pay rate for teaching youth program
      at Brickhouse.

      Pass: Aye: Dana Faldasz, Karen Siwicki. Not Present: Liz Walber.

      *Dean will get idea of teaching hours vs. rates as number of students is determined with Meghan

  4. New Business

    • 1: Covid Relief Grant

      General Discussion...
      Danielle, Hannah & Deirdre have initiated Covid Relief Mass Cultural Grant process. The station meets all criteria with no restrictions as a non profit entity.

    • 2: Editing Training

      MOTION, moved by Dana Faldasz, seconded by Karen Siwicki: Motion approved for Hannah to received $20 pr/hr for editing training at station.

      Pass: Aye: Dana Faldasz, Karen Siwicki. Not Present: Liz Walber.

      To date we have Deirdre, Duncan & Ben interested in receiving editing training

    • 3: Board Meeting time

      General Discussion...
      The board meetings will unanimously be returning to a 6:00PM meeting time and will continue on a monthly basis for the time being.

  5. Meeting Wrap-up

The listing of matters is those reasonably anticipated by the Chair which may be discussed at the meeting. Not all items listed may in fact be discussed and other items not listed may also be brought up for discussion to the extent permitted by law.

Minutes prepared by Deirdre

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