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Boundary County T.V. Translator District

Regular Meeting—Board of Directors


October 10, 2006

Acting Chairman Greg Garrison called the regular meeting of the Boundary County T.V. Translator District Board of Directors to order. 


1.     Roll Call Present:

a.       Board Members:

Greg Garrison                           Tom Peyton

Barry Coleman             Michael Listman


Also Present:

Deborah Youngwirth

Bud Larson

Mike Ladely

Carl & Sherrie Hendricks (potential new board members)

Juanita Dawson



2.     Minutes of Previous Meeting

Barry Coleman moved the minutes be approved as read. Mike Listman seconded, motion carried.



3.     Treasurer’s Report

The Board reviewed the treasurer’s report; Barry Coleman moved to accept the treasurer’s report as presented, Mike Listman seconded, motion carried.


Northern Energy Credit Application – Barry Coleman moved to approve the credit application and to reimburse Debbie Youngwirth in the amount of $575.68 for placing the purchase on her credit card to ensure delivery to the Black Mountain Tower while weather conditions permit.



4.     Old Business:

a.       Update on possible sale of used equipment – Bud Larson reported that Darwin Hillberry is not interested in trading for the used equipment as there is no market to resell.  The only option is to store or donate.  This issue was tabled to next month’s meeting.


b.      Tower space and rental fees – Mike Ladely will contact Bob Wyatt to get a comparison to the information received previously reported.  Tabled to next month’s meeting.





5.     Maintenance Report                                                                       

a.       It was pointed out to Mike Ladely that Meadowcreek Computers has another company on the tower.  Airpipe” is the name of the company given to Mike Ladely.  The board has been notified that Meadowcreek is a customer of theirs.  More information is needed to determine who the equipment belongs to.

b.      Contact list for keys – Mike Ladely provided a list of contact numbers for access to keys after hours.  The office will send this list with customer billings.


6.     Bud Larsen Report:

a.     Bud Larsen will get the meeting information to Mike Wheeland to add the meeting location and dates for public notice. 

b.     Public notice on channel changes was posted in newspaper, county website, and Rural

c.     Construction permit on Channel 35 has a few months left.


7.     New Business:

a.       Change in location of meeting – potential new location is Chic N Chop at 10am.  Carl Hendricks will check with scheduling for meeting.

b.      New board member – Barry Coleman motioned to approve Carl Hendricks for recommendation to the commissions as a new board member, Tom Peyton seconded, motion carried.  A letter will be sent to the commissioners recommending Carl Hendricks as a new boardmember.      



8.     Tax Waiver Applications:

a.       Juanita Dawson – concerned with change in channels – cannot get reception and would like to apply for a tax waiver.  She is willing to wait until next month to see if the changes Mike Ladely is making will help.



9.     Emergency Response Committee Report:

a.       LEPC is having a table top exercise tomorrow evening.  At this time, there is nothing required from the translator. 

b.      National weather training is available for those interested in becoming a weather spotter.    



   10.  Adjournment:

Barry Coleman moved and Mike Listman seconded, the meeting adjourn, motion carried.



Next Meeting:  Tuesday, November 14, 2006, 10:00 A.M.  @ Chic N Chop Restaurant.