Board of Directors Meeting Minutes
July 3, 2003
- Mark Alberstat
- Ed Dyer
- Bernie Hart
- Reg Hody
- Joan Jones
- Marilyn MacDonald
- Gerard MacNeil
- Bill Matheson
- John McKay
- Jeff Warnica
- Chris Watt
- Andrew D. Wright
Call to Order
Called to order by Marilyn MacDonald.
Minutes of June 5, 2003 Meeting
Moved by Reg Hody, seconded by Bernie Hart that the minutes be accepted as
Jeff Warford has joined the Chebucto staff as a summer student, funded
under the provincial funds for students program.
Chebucto experienced nearly two days of downtime due to a hard disk
failure on Chebucto's primary server.
Moved by Gerard MacNeil that Johnathan Thibodeau be compensated at his
regular hourly rate for extra time put in over the weekend. Seconded by
Joan Jones. Motion carried.
Ed Dyer excused himself from the meeting for the subsequent motion.
Moved by Chris Watt that Ed Dyer be compensated for mileage and related
expenses, seconded by Gerard MacNeil.
Ed Dyer returned to the meeting.
As the main server is near to its maximum load capacity already serious
consideration needs to be given to a replacement server.
Moved by Andrew Wright that the Technical committee be instructed to
identify and acquire appropriate replacement server equipment up to
$10,000 in cost. Seconded by Bernie Hart. Motion carried.
Inner City Report
Bernie Hart provided a review of the Inner City Initiative project to date
for the benefit of Board members.
Chebucto is now providing Internet access to several people involved in
ICI related programs.
The WiFi group is considering equipment choices for installation on the
roof at Fenwick.
The Technical committee is working on recovery and improvements.
Bernie Hart submitted a financial report.
Nothing to report.
Chebucto participated in the 50+ Expo at Exhibition Park in an effort to
increase our public profile and generate interest.
New brochures are being prepared for Word On The Street and other
Gerard is currently organizing the Internal committee in preparation for a
Efforts to contact stale IP account holders continue.
The Executive committee is working on a specification for a secure server.
Moved by Gerard MacNeil. So declared.
Next Meeting: August 7, 2003.