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Boundary County Translator District

Regular Meeting—Board of Directors


June 21th, 2011

Vice-Chairman Barry Coleman 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 - Excused

Rita Pensmith - Excused                     Anthony Compton - Excused

Roger Fraser                                        Allen Gemmrig


Also Present:

Nick Johnson                                      Deborah Youngwirth


2.     Minutes of Previous Meeting

Allen Gemmrig motioned to approve last month’s minutes and Roger Fraser seconded, motion carried.



3.     Treasurer’s Report

a.       Roger Fraser motioned to approve treasurer’s report as presented Allen Gemmrig seconded, motion carried.


4.     Old Business:

a.                   Surplus equipment update/ownership of equipment – an email was received from the county’s legal advisor – if equipment is owned by the Translator District then we are free to do what we want with it according to our disposal policy.  Barry Coleman will talk with the commissioners to determine procedure. 

b.                  Avista – history of after hours use – this issue tabled from last month’s meeting – no key will be given as they are willing to accept 24/7 access to site via EL Automation.

c.                   Replacement of rock station with new station 100.9 – no information – this will come off the agenda until we find out if a replacement will be added.



5.     Maintenance Report

a.       When Nick goes up to Black Mountain he will review if site standards are being met.  The board will plan to meet up there for the August or September meeting. 

b.      A generator is out of commission at Copper Creek.  Nick will bring a quote from EL Automation for next month’s meeting to further discuss power options.

c.       Other Misc Maintenance Items - Storage Rent for year is due; Some work on snowmobile and other miscellaneous maintenance was completed this month.                                                      


6.     New Business:

a.       ICRMP Renewal – insurance renewal letter received.

b.      Board Member LOA – Mike Listman and Rita Pensmith are requesting a six month leave of absence for personal reasons.  Allen Gemmrig motioned to accept request for LOA, Roger Fraser seconded, motion carried.  There was some discussion of concern for a quorum without two of our board members.  The board will discuss further about adding additional members to the board.  Roger Fraser motioned that the board adjust to three members for a quorum through the term of LOA for Mike and Rita, Allen Gemmrig seconded, motion approved.

c.       Website Down – a crashed server has caused interruption of the county website. 


7.     Emergency Response Committee Report:

a.       None.


8.     Tax Waiver Applications:

a.       None



 Allen Gemmrig motioned to adjourn the meeting, Roger Fraser seconded, motion carried.



Next Meeting:  Tuesday, July 19th , 2011, 5:00 p.m.  @ Bonners Ferry Visitors Center.