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Boundary County Translator District

Regular Meeting—Board of Directors

December 15th, 2015

Chairman Allen Gemmrig called the regular meeting of the Boundary County Translator District Board of Directors to order at 5:00 p.m.


1.     Roll Call Present:

a.       Board Members:

Rita Pensmith                                                  Anthony Compton

Allen Gemmrig                                               Heather Gemmrig


Also Present:

Mike Listman                                                  Deborah Youngwirth

Eric Lederhos             


2.     Minutes of Previous Meeting

Anthony Compton motioned to approve the minutes of the previous month as presented, Heather Gemmrig seconded, motion carried.


3.     Treasurer’s Report

Anthony Compton motioned to approve the treasurer’s report as presented, Rita Pensmith seconded, motion carried.

North Idaho.Net – is again in arrears on account and a letter will be sent out requesting payment.


4.     Old Business:

a.       Frank Sellers – Antenna Space on Black Mtn – Frank was not in attendance to discuss further.  This item tabled until Frank is present to further discuss. 

b.      Octane Units – Eric is still working on this and has no further update at this time. 

c.       Installation of Camera Update – all cameras are installed but are not tied to the internet yet to be able to view from bottom of the mountain.  Eric stated he would try to have this completed by the end of this month. 

d.      Studio Reporting Requirements – The following is a list of reports that will be presented to the board at each monthly meeting.

                                                              i.      Revenue and Usage – report of all inclusive revenue activities for the month including equipment and facility usage.

                                                            ii.      Programming – Latest programming lineup.

                                                          iii.      Equipment – Inventory and condition report – new equipment requests.

                                                          iv.      Community – A summary of new community interaction and involvement.

                                                            v.      Advertising – Report of all station advertising and studio promotion activities.


5.     Maintenance Report

a.       FM Translator Quote –

b.      List of Items needed for maintenance – Eric Lederhos will get back to the board on the

c.       Call Sign Update – completed and approval received.





a.       Still working on equipment needs.  Shooting for February for first on air date.  No real equipment yet so no real content to broadcast but Mike is working on this.  Should have approval to move forward with construction on office later this week.



7.      New Business:

a.       Black Mountain Site Management Plan – tabled to next month after the board has had a chance to review the plan. 

b.      NAB Meeting – the board discussed the possibility of sending someone to this meeting in April.  The fee to attend is $150 and is in Las Vegas, NV. 



8.     Emergency Response Committee Report:

a.       No Update.


9.     Tax Waiver Applications:

a.       None


Heather Gemmrig motioned to adjourn, Rita Pensmith seconded, motion carried.


Next Meeting:  Tuesday, January 19th, 2016 at 5 p.m. @ Bonners Ferry Visitors Center.