Meeting opened: 6:10 PM
Meeting closed: 8:15 PM
Meeting Opened / Attendance Taken (see above).
Minutes Approved: Thu, Aug 9 - MCCI Board Meeting
1: Treasurer's Report
i. Feedback from board/staff re: next year’s budget.
ii. Veronica will create a chart of franchise fees over the years.
MOTION, moved by Michael Muller, seconded by Dana Faldasz: Accept Treasurer's Report.
Pass: Aye: Dana Faldasz, Michael Langknecht, Michael Muller, Ray Sebold, .
2: Staff Report
i. Lots of new project requests.
ii. Talk of getting underwriters for projects—varied projects, not specific ones.
iii. Dean will make list of producers for Christmas bonuses/gifts (vote to follow).
3: Equipment Report
i. New recorder working well, all other equipment functioning and in enough quantity.
ii. Discussion of adding semi-permanent audio to HS auditorium.
iii. Asset tagging of equipment? Document by serial number.
1: Station Facilities: Old DPW Building
a. Lot of work needed to meet state energy code.
b. Would require separate plumbing / heating.
c. Would take about 2 years to enact.
d. Potential for sale rather than rent?
e. Time frame plus financials may not be viable, perhaps financials could be mediated by a partner or grant funding? Space is large enough that sharing would be fine.
1: Station Policies on Producer Content (''Ownership'')
i. Broadcast rights only for projects from third-party producers; however, people who are paid (as contractors) by MCTV give ownership of projects to MCTV.
ii. Need policy regarding internet publishing for third-party producers. Concerns of piracy and online permanence at issue.
2: Grievance Committee
Tabled till next meeting
3: Film Festival
i. Start small—could grow from anything from PSAs to larger contests.
ii. Would improve producer involvement.
iii. Have judges from different local organizations.
iv. Board will come up with criteria (and documentation, etc.) and drive project.
v. Ray will begin working on documentation needed for contest (applications, policies, etc.)
4: Splash Event
i. Event with food, presentations, hellos.
ii. Could include fundraising and board recruitment.
iii. Send postcards to community with invites.
iv. Potentially dovetail Splash Event with film contest; show top winners at Splash Event.
5: Board Meetings Schedule - Mik will move that we return to monthly meetings, officially.
i. Agree to start monthly (rather than quarterly) meetings beginning in January 2019
ii. Next meeting date: January 23, 2019
Minutes prepared by Dana Faldasz
Minutes approved on Tuesday, Mar 5, 2019
MCCI 2018-11-07 Minutes (2019-01-17 at 9:46 AM)
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