Indian Wells Valley TV Booster, Inc.

Minutes of the January 3, 2011 board meeting

A. Opening
1. Call to order
President Cole called the meeting to order at 5:10 pm.
2. Attendance
Board members present: Blazek, Cole, Manos, Middlemiss, Schneider, Wetzel
Board members absent: Ash, Katzenstein, Longo
Visitors: Roy Mayhugh
3. Approval of minutes
The minutes of the December 2010 meetings were accepted as submitted (Blazek's motion, 2nd by Manos, passed on a voice vote, 6 ayes, no nays, no abstentions).
4. Treasurer's report
Blazek distributed the final report for November 2010. There was no income in November while expenditures were $12,695.50. At the end of October, combined balances in all Booster accounts totaled to $20,703.17.
B. Committee reports
1. Standing committees
c. Publicity
The Boostergram will be mailed out when Katzenstein returns from vacation.
3. Digital Transition committee
The FCC is considering taking channels 32 through 51 and selling them in a new "Broadband Initiative". This new initiative will require us to pack our translators on channels 14 through 22 and begin the process of ending analog television service from "B" Mtn. Wetzel's adjacent television channel operations test met with success and a plan was drawn up to displace channel 9 to 16, channel 11 to 18, and channel 13 to 20, and relocate them and channel 14 to Laurel Mtn.
F. Closure
1. Next meeting: 5:00 PM, February 7, 2011, Vaughn Realty Meeting Room, Ridgecrest
2. Adjournment: There being no further business, President Cole adjourned the meeting at 5:40 pm.

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