CCN Board Minutes
August 27, 2002 Board Minutes
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Board of Directors Meeting Minutes
August 27, 2002
- Mark Alberstat
- Bernie Hart
- Marilyn MacDonald
- Gerard MacNeil
- Bill Matheson
- Mark Rushton
- Jeff Warnica
- Chris Watt
- Ed Dyer
- Reg Hody
- John McKay
- Andrew D. Wright
Call to Order
Called to order by Marilyn MacDonald
Minutes of August 6, 2002 Meeting
Moved by Bernie, Seconded by Gerard. Carried.
Inner City Initiative
It appears that funding has been approved by HRDC for the Inner City
Gerard met with representatives of Halifax Inner City Initiative and Hope
Cottage. It appears that there is an opportunity for Chebucto to assist
Hope Cottage in establishing a learning site.
Relations with libraries
It appears that Chebucto has been remiss in maintaining solid contacts
with public libraries in the Halifax area. Marilyn will be meeting with
representatives of Halifax Regional Libraries to discuss future
Chebucto was noted as a participant in a conference in Montréal,
but no members of the CCN board are aware of any official participation in
this conference. Bernie is looking into this.
Equipment has been identified, but has not yet been ordered. The hardware
is still expected to be in place in time for Word On The Street. Chris
volunteered to assist with installation.
Bernie Hart submitted a report on Chebucto's current financial situation.
Chebucto is very close to its target levels for both expenses and income.
Chebucto is negotiating with a Math/Stats faculty member to act as a
Chebucto is signing a new merchant account agreement for credit card
transactions. The new agreement includes lower operating costs and direct
deposits to the Credit Union Atlantic bank account.
Dal's planned renovation of the Chase machine room has not yet gone ahead,
and it is unclear what if any schedule has been planned.
Nothing to report.
An External committee meeting is planned for the near future. The Halifax
Herald is considering a regular column on technology and computing
issues, submitted by and credited to CCN. It will be formalized if the
Herald likes some sample submissions.
Mark Rushton is stepping down as chair of the Internal committee.
Mark Rushton moved to nominate Mark Alberstat for the position of chair of
the Internal Committee. Seconded by Bill Matheson. Motion carried.
Adjournment. Moved by Gerard McNeil. So Declared.
Next meeting September 17, 2002.
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