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Boundary County Translator District

Regular Meeting—Board of Directors


January 15th, 2013


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 - Excused

Jan Allen          


Also Present:

Nick Johnson                                                  Deborah Youngwirth



2.     Minutes of Previous Meeting

Jan Allen motioned to approve the minutes of last month’s meeting with correction to the spelling of the word “channel” in 4(d).  Barry Coleman seconded, motion carried.


3.     Treasurer’s Report

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


4.     Old Business:

a.       Channel Changes – Nick Johnson went over the options and equipment

b.      Copper Creek Internet Connection – A letter was sent to Meadow Creek asking for the problem to be corrected.  There are still issues with the connection and Meadowcreek doesn’t seem to be able to find the fix.  Nick will continue working with them to see if we can get this resolved. 

c.       Annual Report – Mike Listman presented a draft of the Annual Report to be published.  Mike Listman will email out the proof to the board before sending out to the printer.



5.     Maintenance Report

a.       Nick gave a general update on maintenance items including status of supplies ordered, propane tank levels, etc.    


6.     New Business:

a.       Rental Rate for UTV – the board did not have any changes to make to the rates at this time.

b.      New Stations in Troy – John Bartnett suggested bouncing transmission to Troy for channel 34 & 36. John Bartnett could do the work and supply the equipment for about $15,000 and this would benefit the district by eliminating problems with transmission on those two channels.  This issue tabled until more information is available to decide.





7.     Emergency Response Committee Report:

a.       None. 



8.     Tax Waiver Applications:

a.       None. 


  Barry Coleman motioned to adjourn, Rita Pensmith seconded, motion carried.


Next Meeting:  Tuesday, February 19th, 2012 at 5 p.m. @ Bonners Ferry Visitors Center.