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Boundary County Translator District

Regular Meeting—Board of Directors


February 17th, 2015


Vice - Chairman Barry Coleman called the regular meeting of the Boundary County Translator District Board of Directors to order at 5:13p.m.


1.     Roll Call Present:

a.       Board Members:

Barry Coleman                                                Michael Listman - Excused

Rita Pensmith                                                  Anthony Compton - Excused

Jan Allen                                                         Allen Gemmrig


Also Present:

Deborah Youngwirth


2.     Minutes of Previous Meeting

Rita Pensmith motioned to accept the minutes as presented.  Allen Gemmrig seconded, motion carried.


3.     Treasurer’s Report

a.       Allen Gemmrig motioned to approve treasurer’s report, Jan Allen seconded, motion carried.


4.     Old Business:

a.       Fiber Feasibility Study – an estimate was provided for consultation report for feasibility.  Jan Allen motioned to approve and go ahead with the feasibility study, Rita Pensmith seconded, all in favor.  Email approval received from Anthony Compton, motion carried.

b.      Contract Review – Rita Pensmith motioned to table to next month’s meeting, Jan Allen seconded, motion carried.

c.       Amateur Radio Update – Allen Gemmrig motioned to table to next month’s meeting as this was an item Anthony Compton was working on.  Rita Pensmith seconded, motion carried.


5.     Maintenance Report

a.       None. 



6.      New Business:

a.       Convention Planning - this item will be further discussed at next month’s meeting after additional information is received on dates and agenda. 

b.      Allen Gemmrig was approached by a few people about creating a communication site on Hall Mountain that is similar to what we have on Black Mountain. Rita Pensmith stated a feasibility study may be necessary to determine the need for this.  Allen Gemmrig will do some additional investigation into this.       


7.     Emergency Response Committee Report:

a.       None. 


8.     Tax Waiver Applications:

a.       None 


Jan Allen motioned to adjourn, Allen Gemmrig seconded, motion carried.


Next Meeting:  Tuesday, March 17th, 2015 at 5 p.m. @ Bonners Ferry Visitors Center.