MCCI Board Meeting

Thursday, April 18, 2019, 6:00 pm until 7:30 pm
Repeats until Thursday, November 21, 2019, 6:00 pm until 7:30 pm
34 Second Street Turners Falls, MA
A meeting of the MCCI Board

Regular meeting of the MCCI board

Meeting of MCCI Board

Members: (Quorum)

  • Absent: Dana Faldasz, Clerk
  • Present: Mik Muller, at 6:00 PM
  • Present: Mike Langknecht, President, at 6:00 PM
  • Present: Veronica Phaneuf, Treasurer, at 6:00 PM
  • Present: Raymond Sebold, at 6:00 PM

Also Present:

  • Dean Garvin
  • Deirdre Pleasant
  • Suzanne Lomanto
  • Mike Smith
  • Hannah Brookman

See original Agenda Approved Meeting Minutes

Meeting opened: 6:00 PM

Meeting closed: 8:00 PM

  1. Meeting Preliminaries

    • Meeting Opened / Attendance Taken (see above).

    • No minutes to approve.

  2. Regular Meeting Items

    • 1: Treasurer's Report

    • 2: Staff / Equipment Report

      General Discussion...
      *Revamp office space.
      *Discussed strategic goals for remotes in Town Hall meeting rooms with intent to record smaller meetings. Dean to obtain a cost effective estimate.

      MOTION, moved by Mik Muller, seconded by Veronica Phaneuf: *Approved $2,000 for operation "spruce up" to revamp office space.

      Pass: Aye: Mike Langknecht, Mik Muller, Raymond Sebold, Veronica Phaneuf. Not Present: Dana Faldasz.

  3. Old Business

    • 1: Video Contest / Promo Event @ Shea Theater

      General Discussion...
      *First review of contest flyer.
      *Mik to start press release by 4/24/19.

    • 1: David Detmold

      General Discussion...
      *Mik replied to Dave's letter of concerns.
      *Dave will review response at later date as unable to attend meeting.
      *See 5/16/19 meeting for corresponding letters.

    • 2: Fish Cam at Ladder

      General Discussion...
      M.M & Dean met with Kim Noyes. We will continue our pursuit of present proposal to DCR for fish cam.

    • 3: CAC Annual Review on Monday, March 4th, at 5:00 pm

      General Discussion...
      Mike L. to request official response from CAC 4/4/19 evaluation that indicates long term planning goals and a clear design path for our future.

  4. New Business

    • Abigail resigning

      General Discussion...
      *Mik to place Ad in Montague Reporter for a Part-time Communications person to replace Abigail.

    • 2: Hannah Brookman/Mike Smith

      General Discussion...
      *Discussed ideas/procedures for possible grants, podcasts, drones, social media outlets and how MCTV can collaborate.

  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

Minutes approved on Wednesday, Jun 5, 2019