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Boundary County Translator District

Regular Meeting—Board of Directors


October 19th, 2010

Chairman Mike Listman called the regular meeting of the Boundary County Translator District Board of Directors to order.      


1.     Roll Call Present:

a.       Board Members:

Barry Coleman                                   Michael Listman

Rita Pensmith -                                   Anthony Compton                   

Roger Fraser -  


Also Present:

Deborah Youngwirth              Mike Ladely               



2.     Minutes of Previous Meeting

Barry Coleman motioned to approve last month’s minutes Anthony Compton seconded, motion carried. 



3.     Treasurer’s Report

a.       Barry Coleman motioned to approve treasurer’s report as presented Anthony Compton seconded, motion carried.



4.     Old Business:

a.                   Copper Creek Power Issues – The batteries are installed at the copper creek translator.  Eric at E.L. Automation is remodeling the windmill for a power source.  It was decided last meeting to maintain status quo with addition of batteries to get us through winter.  The question is if there will be enough solar power to reduce the need for propane.

5.     Maintenance Report                                                                       

1.      Batteries for Copper Creek – Board approved the purchase of batteries via email

2.      Site Standards -  Mike Listman will email a copy of the final site standards

3.      Trailer Purchase – E.L. Automation is working on purchasing a trailer to replace the one that was stolen

4.      100.9 Dillon

5.      Border Patrol Representative – The Border partrol rep was unable to fly in to look at the site

6.      Interference with Verizon – It was decided to postpone until after the move.  AT &T made some changes and Mike will check with them for regarding a possible effect


6.     New Business:

a.       Lease Agreement – Verizon Wireless and Avista each submitted Versions of a lease agreement.  They would like to use.  The District Attorney Nancy Stricklin reviewed the leases and recommended the draft and lease as attached.  Anthony motioned the send the lease to Avista that was drafted by Nancy Stricklin and Rita Seconded the Motion.  Anthony  motioned  to enter into the lease agreement as drafted by Verizon with Roger seconding the motion.


7.     Emergency Response Committee Report:

a.        Nuclear/ Biological Training

b.      No meeting this month


8.     Tax Waiver Applications:

a.       None



  1. Adjournment
    1. Anthony motioned to adjourn the meeting and Roger seconded the motion.


Next Meeting:  Tuesday, October 19, 2010, 4:00 p.m.  @ Bonners Ferry Visitors Center.