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June 4, 2002 Board Minutes

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Board of Directors Meeting Minutes
June 4, 2002


  • Mark Alberstat
  • Ed Dyer
  • Bernie Hart
  • Reg Hody
  • Marilyn MacDonald
  • Gerard MacNeil
  • Bill Matheson
  • John McKay
  • Mark Rushton
  • Chris Watt
  • Andrew D. Wright


  • Jeff Warnica

Minutes of Previous Meeting

Moved by Bernie Hart, Seconded by Ed Dyer to accept the minutes as amended. Passed with one abstention.

Inner city update

Current plans suggest that GPI Atlantic will accept responsibility and ensure funding for the project, and will be separately engaging in an agreement with Chebucto for our involvement in training and Internet related activities.

Gerard MacNeil suggests that a member of the CCN board should be involved in coordination of communications and publicity for the project.

Report on policy implications regarding the secure server

Deferred to the next board meeting.


Committee Reports

Finance Committee

Bernie Hart submitted a report on the financial health of the Chebucto Community Net Society.

A meeting needs to be arranged with Dalhousie Financial Services regarding account statements for recurring service charges.

Technical Committee

We are still in the process of negotiation for the purchase of the necessary hardware for the planned upgrade to 56k.

Ed Dyer will communicate with Ken-Porter on the subject of some form of partnership or exchange of services.

Chebucto has acquired two used APC SmartUPS-1400 Rack Mount un-interruptible power supply units. One unit has been installed, the other has software problems which need to be resolved prior to placing the unit into service.

Spam filtering is expected sometime before the next board meeting.

Policy Committee

The policy committee has been dealing with issues related to filtering unsolicited commercial e-mail and e-mail borne viruses.

External Committee

The external committee has been considering the results of their meeting on May 7, particularly the idea of regular news releases on interesting events associated with the CCN, and co-operation with local organizations.

Internal Committee

Several people have expressed interest in arranging an Internal committee meeting. A meeting has been set for 5:00pm June 6th in the Chebucto office.


Other Business

Discussion pursuant to the resolution of issues surrounding the Provincial Server should be directed to Bill Matheson.





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