MCCI Board Meeting

Thursday, August 9, 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: Dana Faldasz, Clerk, at 6:00 PM
  • 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
  • Jason Burbank

See original Agenda Approved Meeting Minutes

Meeting opened: 6:00 PM

Meeting closed: 7:15 PM

  1. Meeting Preliminaries

  2. Meeting Items

    • 1: Staff Report

      1. MCTV_staff_report_5-18-18_thru_8-9-18.pdf
    • 2: Treasurer's Report

      MOTION, moved by Mik Muller, seconded by Dana Faldasz: Approved treasurer report.

      Pass: Aye: Dana Faldasz, Mike Langknecht, Mik Muller, Raymond Sebold, Veronica Phaneuf.

      Veronica to create new time card format for Dean and Deirdre..

      1. MCCI_2018_Q2_Board_Reports.pdf
    • 3: Equipment

      MOTION, moved by Veronica Phaneuf, seconded by Dana Faldasz: Purchase Black Magic Hyperdeck Studio Mini and 2sd cards. Mic 2nd with ammended motion to approve purchase of two units if works out. Dana 2nd Motion.

      Pass: Aye: Dana Faldasz, Mike Langknecht, Mik Muller, Raymond Sebold, Veronica Phaneuf.

    • 5: Underwriting Local Producers

      General Discussion...
      Discussed underwriting programs/mini grants: Investing for creative video content to be aired. First Annual Video Contest/Prizes. Free Training.

    • 6: Producer Employees vs Stipend Policies

      General Discussion...
      No Stipends as against the Law.

    • 7: Letter to Selectboard Re: Old DPW Building

      MOTION, moved by Veronica Phaneuf, seconded by Mik Muller: ML to get on Selectboard Agenda about moving forward with new space. ie: (old DPW Building/old Cumberland Farms Building).

      Pass: Aye: Dana Faldasz, Mik Muller, Raymond Sebold, Veronica Phaneuf. Abstain: Mike Langknecht.

  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.

    2 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 Sunday, Jan 20, 2019