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July 3, 2003 Board Minutes

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Board of Directors Meeting Minutes
July 3, 2003

Attending:

  • 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 amended.
Motion Carried.

Staff Matters

Jeff Warford has joined the Chebucto staff as a summer student, funded under the provincial funds for students program.

System Crash

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.
Motion carried.
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.

WiFi Report

The WiFi group is considering equipment choices for installation on the roof at Fenwick.

 

Committee Reports

Technical Committee

The Technical committee is working on recovery and improvements.

Finance Committee

Bernie Hart submitted a financial report.

Policy Committee

Nothing to report.

External Committee

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 activities.

Internal Committee

Gerard is currently organizing the Internal committee in preparation for a meeting.

Efforts to contact stale IP account holders continue.

 

Other Business

The Executive committee is working on a specification for a secure server.

Adjournment

Moved by Gerard MacNeil. So declared.

Next Meeting: August 7, 2003.

 

 

 

 


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