Board Minutes - Feb 6/96
- Joan Brown-Hicks
- David Trueman
- Bernie Hart
- Jan Fullerton
- Carole Compton-Smith
- Joe Baker
- External Activities
- Financial Priorities
- Provincial Application
Windsor Community Net
B.H. reports from the Public Meeting in Windsor the last week of Jan/96
- -Support is there
- -Town is Sponsoring, with backbone support
from the Local Computer Club
- -They're adopting David's plan
schools have received money to connect, which they are willing to pool
for the community
- -Working towards having first Report/Milestone mid Feb.
- Jan F. is assisting with their training
- -No definite figure on
what Windsor will be paying to Chebucto
- Bernie will be attending their
weekly meetings regularly and will keep fellow Board members
D.T. has been approached by Bernie Malone about hooking up into CCN.
School board will pay $50 per month, per school to ISIS. for extra bandwidth.
No benefit to Chebucto other than Publicity (they provide a training
site, 1 night per week & a letter goes out to all parents about Chebucto).
Name Change Motion
J.F. asks about changing Brenda Sheppard's (new leader-User help) to
P.H. Motions- Whereas Ms. Brenda Sheppard is presently changing her name
and is unable to offer any formal identification and whereas Ms. Brenda
Sheppard is soon to be assuming the role of "Leader User help" and a future
change of name will be confusing, be it resolved that Gerard be
instructed to accept a User agreement from Brenda Sheppard in the name of
J.F. seconds the motion.
J.F., in response from members, asks if anything could be done by CCN
about certain (ex.alt.sex.anything) newsgroups.
-D.T. replies, not unless we want to pay $7000. for a News server. Then
we would have to contemplate on how to handle it.
Policy on Commerce
P.H. presents to the board a draft of "Policy on Commerce".
The question was asked "Should Advertising be allowed on CCN pages? and
links provide to there Business pages?"
-D.T. likes the idea, but limits should be set
- P.H. agress with D.T.
-J.B. asks about the IP's advertising on their pages.
-D.T. proposes that IP's will be allowed to advertise, but revenue to be
split 30%revenue for IP & 70% for CCN.
Other proposals concerning advertising
- 1 year sponsorship
- Fund-Raising Committee to do Contract/development of guidelines
- No performance guarantees from CCN
- links to and from Business page
- Advertisers have no control of what's on a page.
- Advertising $$$ to be a controlled percentage of CCN's budget
Condensation of talks that have gone on the past two years.
- D.T. proposes that a limited amount of space be allowed for
-IP Commercial Conduct - to be discussed further
- D.T. proposes that section 4 of the Commercial Policy be left out and
to be discussed further in conjunction with Green pages.
-P.H. will revise Commercial plan, then present to the Board for
agreement, then to ISIS.
J.F. asks if their is anyway to promote ISIS as a Commercial
-D.T. if it is done, it should be done in a somewhat subtle way
Three One day E-mail Workshops in Annapolis County
-J.B.H. has been asked by David Witherly of the Annapolis COunty Regional
Library about 3 one day workshops on E-mail, they'd be willing to donate
$$ to CCN in exchange.
-D.T. stated that a new mail reader will be coming out, so they should
check with him first.
Tentative date for AGM to be Mar 19th
Notice of meeting, tentative issues to be made public
Notice of Motion (according to Bylaws) -Changing name of Society has to
be presented one month before AGM.
-B.H. to draft notice of motion.
-Reports from all Committees to be presented at a Board meeting before
AGM>- reports to be done in HTML. - Reports to be posted Online, no more
than 1 page with highlights first, should include Accomplishments,
-200 copies of reports to be made up.
-Location to be decided. C.C.S. will look into using Halifax Community
College on Bell Road.
-Notice of motion to be put out after Volunteer night (Feb 13/96).
D.T. reports that the New Domain name "chebucto.ns.ca" has been
Increase of Phone lines
D.T. requests Blanket approval of increasing phone lines from 64 to 72,
if the financial situation, after meeting with David Towers later this
week, allows it.
-Motion in Agreement by P.H.
-Seconded by all Present Board members (J.B., J.F., J.B-H., C.C.S., B.H.)
Next Board Meeting - Feb 20/96 - @Peter Henry's.3252 Veith