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Boundary County Translator District

Regular Meeting—Board of Directors


December 11, 2007

Chairman Greg Garrison called the regular meeting of the Boundary County Translator District Board of Directors to order at 10:00a.m. 


1.     Roll Call Present:

a.       Board Members:

Barry Coleman             Michael Listman

Greg Garrison                           Sherrie Hendricks

Carl Hendricks


Also Present:

Mike Ladely                             Deborah Youngwirth


2.     Minutes of Previous Meeting

Barry Coleman moved the minutes be approved as presented. 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, Carl Hendricks seconded, motion carried.


4.     Old Business:

a.       Gary Gage – Copper Ridge Site – no update – work will likely be completed in the spring.  

b.      Location of Meeting – Barry Coleman motioned to change the location of the monthly meeting to the Bonners Ferry Visitor’s Center.  Carl Hendricks seconded, motion carried. 


5.     Maintenance Report                                                                       

a.       Mike Ladely spoke with Nick (E.L. Automation employee) regarding Mr. Marcy’s reception problems.  Mr. Marcy is trying to feed two rental houses with one antennae as well as his home.  This is too much on one antennae and this would be part of the problem.  Mike Ladely will get in touch with Mr. Marcy to let him know.

b.      Password had a breaker trip and had to go up to Black Mountain to fix the problem. 

c.       The propane tanks were refilled on Copper Ridge Site. 

d.      Mike Ladely is still working on interference issues with channel 35.


6.     New Business:

a.       Radio Shack announced a converter box to be available January 1.  More information should be available in January.  This issue will be tabled to next month’s meeting. 


7.     Tax Waiver Applications:

a.       John Moss – more information is needed – tabled to next month’s meeting. 


8.     Emergency Response Committee Report:

a.       The repeater that was installed is still experiencing some interference problems.  An analyzer will be used to determine the problem when weather permits to go up the mountain. 

b.      Emergency communications are improving and the number of radio operators continues to increase.


   10.  Adjournment:

Barry Coleman moved and Sherri Hendricks seconded, the meeting adjourn, motion carried.



Next Meeting:  Tuesday, January 8, 2008, 10:00 A.M.  @ Bonners Ferry Visitors Center.