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MCCI Board Meeting

Thursday, February 22, 2018, 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:

  • Deirdre Pleasant
  • Ray Sebold

See original Agenda Approved Meeting Minutes

Meeting opened: 6:00 PM

Meeting closed: 7:50 PM

  1. Meeting Preliminaries

  2. Meeting Items

    • 2: Staff Report

      1. MCTV_staff_report_12-1-17_thru_2-22-18.pdf - draft
    • 4: Treasurer's Report

      MOTION, moved by Michael Muller, seconded by Dana Faldasz: Increase Advertising to $1200 for 2018 Budget.

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

      Advertise upcoming board meeting to Recorder & Reporter

      MOTION, moved by , seconded by Dana Faldasz: Motion to approve $260 per year to pay Montague Webworks for Website hosting.

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

      Montague Webworks has been hosting website for free since 2006. Mik will send letter requesting credit for year 2017.

      1. MCTV_2017_Reports.pdf
      2. MCTV_Q4_2017_Reports.pdf
      3. 2018_Draft_MCCI_Budget.pdf
      4. MCCI_2017_Q4_Budget_Reports_Final.pdf
    • 5: New Facility Discussions

      General Discussion...
      Discussed ongoing interest in Cumbie's Building & Town Hall Garage. Mike L. to notify Steve Ellis/Walter Ramsey that we are still actively seeking to re-locate facility.

    • 6: Board Development

      MOTION, moved by Michael Muller, seconded by Michael Langknecht: Motion to nominate Ray Sebold to Board Member for 15 months.

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

      Welcome Ray!!!

    • 7: Notify the Town that we intend to renew our contract when it expires

      General Discussion...
      ML has sent letter of intent to Selectboard, Walter Ramsey, Steve Ellis, EDIC, CAC & Rich Kuklewicz to renew our contract for 2019 .

  3. Executive Session

    To conduct strategy sessions in preparation for negotiations with nonunion personnel or to conduct collective bargaining sessions or contract negotiations with nonunion personnel. MCCI Board will reconvene in Open Session after the close of Executive Session.

    1 Vote(s) taken, which Passed
    0 Vote(s) taken, which Failed
    Voted to leave Excutive Session

  4. 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 Pleasant

Minutes approved on Tuesday, May 22, 2018

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