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Boundary County Translator District

Regular Meeting—Board of Directors


February 19th, 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 - Excused

Rita Pensmith - Excused                                Anthony Compton

Jan Allen          


Also Present:

Nick Johnson                                                  Marlaina Davy

Dane Nielson                                                  Terry Ingram

Don Cole                                                         Tony Jeppsen

Will Wattman 


2.     Minutes of Previous Meeting

Jan Allen motioned to approve the minutes of last month’s meeting.  Anthony Compton seconded, motion carried.


3.     Treasurer’s Report

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


4.     Old Business:

a.       Update on Channel Changes – Channel 22 is up and running but we still can not get channel 34 the output is too weak.

b.      New Stations in Troy – Tabled to next meeting


5.     Maintenance Report

a.       The Batteries are needing maintenance at the Copper Creek site

b.      We have a blue screen on the computer at Black Mountain.  Nick will try to reset the computer when he goes up later this week.  If the computer is not fixed by resetting it a replacement computer will be needed.

c.       The Copper Creek internet is up and running.

d.      Channel 7 is down.


6.     New Business:

a.       Special use Amendment – Black Mountain Anthony Compton made a motion to sign the amendment and Jan Allen seconded motion carried.

b.      Safe Deposit Lease Agreement – Wells Fargo Mike Listman will contact the bank to see what is needed to close the safe deposit box.  None of the Board members present have a key for the safe deposit box.

c.       New Channel Notice – A draft notice for the paper was read and approved by Anthony and seconded by Jan with all in favor.

d.      Audit Requirements – The Board wants to be in compliance with the state statutes and request Deborah Youngwirth to setup an audit.

e.       Credit Card – Tabled to next meeting

f.       Public input was heard regarding station interference with various channels.  It was noted that we have many country stations and the soft rock stations are getting interference. 


7.     Emergency Response Committee Report:

a.       None. 



8.     Tax Waiver Applications:

a.       None. 


  Anthony Compton motioned to adjourn, Jan Allen seconded, motion carried.


Next Meeting:  Tuesday, March 19th, 2013 at 5 p.m. @ Bonners Ferry Visitors Center.