MINUTES OF THE TBNK BOARD MEETING FROM
DECEMBER 16, 2009
ROLL CALL: Chairwoman Voelker called roll
Present: Tom Holocher John Cole Sara Voelker Dave Millward Shawn Masters
Mildred Rains Dale Henson
Absent: Bill Rolfes Mark Spicer Eric Richardson Lawrence Rosenthal
Also Present: Tim Broering – TBNK Executive Director
Mike Nitardy - Legal Counsel
Josh Boedeker – TBNK Master Control Engineer
Mindi Manz – TBNK Office Manager
Jouett Brenzel – Representative from Cincinnati Bell
Mike Morrison – Representative from Cincinnati Bell
APPROVAL OF AGENDA
Motion to approve the December 16, 2009 agenda made by Ms. Rains, seconded by Mr. Henson. All present voted aye, motion passed unanimously.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Motion to approve the October 21, 2009 meeting minutes made by Mr. Holocher, seconded by Mr. Millward. All present voted aye, motion passed unanimously.
APPROVAL OF FINANCIALS
Motion to approve financial reports from all four accounts for October and November 2009 made by Mr. Holocher, seconded by Mr. Henson. All present voted aye, motion passed unanimously.
CINCINNATI BELL REPORT
Jouett Brenzel Reported:
At the end of November passed 2,617 homes in the TBNK area
Offering services in 8 communities
676 customers have basic service
664 customers have premium service
Mike Morrison Reported:
Outlined channel line up offering
Rolling out 5 HD channels
Have 54 channels in HD
Discussed fioptic packages and services
Josh Boedeker Reported:
TBNK Sports has been covering football and cross country this past fall
Covered Villa Hills Haunted Trail
Discussion regarding Jim Best retirement
Avid usage is up due to staff usage in hours not open to public
Programming hours are down slightly from last year at this time
YTD programming hours are at 200% of what is needed to keep our channels
Tim Broering Reported:
Discussion regarding progress of Insight Franchise Renewal
Discussion regarding connecting PEG channels on Cincinnati Bell’s network
Discussion regarding interconnection with Cincinnati Bell and Insight
Discussion regarding MPR filing for 2010
Discussion regarding Ludlow’s meeting chambers
Discussion regarding programming
Report from TBNK Officer Nomination Committee given by Sara Voelker
Committee recommends the following for officer positions on the 2010 Board:
Secretary – Bill Rolfes
Treasurer – Dale Henson
Vice-Chair – Dave Millward
Chairman will be Tom Holocher as per the TBNK Bylaws stating that the previous years’ Vice-Chairman will serve a chairman.
Report from the CPCAC Appointment Committee given by Dave Millward
Committee recommends the follow applicants for appointment to the CPCAC:
Ted Bushelman Dania Smith Randy Roeding Mike Blum
Pam Mullins Leo Dolan Robert Stetter Thomas Elliot
Appointment of seats for the CPCAC
Chairwoman Voelker called for a roll call voted to appoint the applicants recommended by the CPCAC Appointment Committee
Tom Holocher – aye John Cole – aye Sara Voelker – aye Shawn Masters – aye Dale Henson – aye Dave Millward – aye
Mildred Rains – aye
Formation of MPR Committee
Dave Millward – Chair
Scheduling of MPR Public Hearing
Motion to hold the MPR Public Hearing on January 20, 2010 at 5:30 pm made by Mr. Millward, seconded by Mr. Henson. All present voted aye, motion passed unanimously.
Review of CAP Act led by Tim Broering
Motion to approve TBNK’s CAP Act resolution made by Mr. Millward, seconded by Mr. Henson. All present voted aye, motion passed unanimously.
Status regarding Insight informal franchise renewal negotiations
COMMENTS FROM FLOOR
COMMENTS FROM CHAIR
COMMENTS FROM BOARD
Motion to enter into executive session under KRS 61.810 (1) (c) regarding litigation, 61.180 (1) (g) regarding business upgrade and 61.810 (1) (b) acquisition of property made by Mr. Henson, seconded by Ms. Rains. All present voted aye, motion passed unanimously.
Motion to adjourn from executive session made by Mr. Henson, seconded by Ms. Rains. All present voted aye, motion passed unanimously.
Motion to adjourn the December 16, 2009 meeting made by Ms. Rains, seconded by Mr. Millward. All present voted aye, motion passed unanimously.
Respectfully Submitted by:
Sara Voelker, Chairwoman