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MCCI Board Meeting

Tuesday, February 7, 2017, 6:00 pm until 7:30 pm
34 Second Street, Turners Falls, MA
A meeting of the MCCI Board

Meeting of MCCI Board

Members: (Quorum)

  • Present: Michael Muller, at 6:00 PM
  • Present: Michael Langknecht, President, at 6:00 PM
  • Present: Dana Faldasz, Clerk, at 6:00 PM

Also Present:

  • Holly Fitzgerald

See original Agenda Approved Meeting Minutes

Meeting opened: 6:00 PM

Meeting closed: 7:00 PM

  1. Meeting Preliminaries

    • Meeting Opened / Attendance Taken (see above).

    • No minutes to approve.

  2. Meeting Items

    • Staff Report

      General Discussion...
      Eartec wireless microphone purchase.
      DataVideo HS-1200
      - Quotes from DNR and Access AV
      - How many? At least 1 to start
      - Leaning towards purchase from DNR pending a discussion with them regarding product support.

      MOTION, moved by Michael Muller, seconded by : Purchase DataVideo HS-1200 Portable Digital Studio.

      Pass: Aye: Dana Faldasz, Michael Langknecht, Michael Muller, .

      1. MCTV-Weekly-Email-2017-02-06.xlsx - Abigail's weekly email - 95 issues so far!
    • Treasurer's Report

      General Discussion...
      - Need to gather 2016 minutes
      - Came in ahead of budget
      - Have money earmarked for equipment purchases

      1. MCCI_2016_Year_End_Reports.pdf
      2. MCCI_Q4_2016_Reports.pdf
    • Taking and Gathering Minutes, both past and present

      General Discussion...
      - Want to pay someone to do minutes, free up board to speak without hassle
      - Dean to ask Abby (currently writing newspaper blasts)

    • GMRSD Meeting Room Issues

      General Discussion...
      - Main issues: shared space, antiquated equipment, complicated signal loop, setup changes due to shared space
      - Cameras and connections failing during meetings
      - Recommend equipment upgrades and creation of dedicated space
      - If MCTV outfits new space, would need control of access and equipment would be specifically for meetings
      - Equipment upgrades could simplify signal loop

    • Board Development

      General Discussion...
      - Should have another meeting before annual meeting
      - Seeking more board members

    • Future Projects

      General Discussion...
      - Station may take on Welcome Yule
      - Dean talking to Shea Theater about upcoming events

  3. 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 Dana Faldasz

Minutes approved on Thursday, Mar 23, 2017

Posted to: Board Meetings