Board of Directors Meeting Minutes
June 5, 2003
- Mark Alberstat
- Ed Dyer
- Bernie Hart
- Reg Hody
- Marilyn MacDonald
- Gerard MacNeil
- Bill Matheson
- John McKay
- Chris Watt
- Andrew D. Wright
Call to Order
Called to order by Marilyn MacDonald.
Minutes of May 1, 2003 Meeting
Moved by Bernie Hart that the minutes be accepted as amended. Seconded by
Following the termination of his work-term Johnathan has been re-hired on
a part-time basis.
Ed Dyer has been involved in acquisition of funding for a student
employment program, as soon as we can choose a suitable candidate.
Moved by Bernie Hart that Chebucto approve a fixed hourly rate and
authorize Ed Dyer to hire a student on behalf of Chebucto. Seconded by
Gerard MacNeil. Motion carried.
Mark Alberstat is stepping down as chair of the Internal committee. Gerard
MacNeil has volunteered to take over as Internal committee chair.
Moved by Ed Dyer that Gerard MacNeil be elected as chair of the Internal
committee. Seconded by Bernie Hart. Motion carried.
Inner City Project
The Inner City Initiative project is currently involved in providing
computers to people in the project area. A youth training program is also
Bernie Hart and Gerard MacNeil have been involved in the Canada
Volunteerism Initiative, another effort to organize volunteer labor in
Nova Scotia through a web portal.
Moved by Chris Watt that Chebucto purchase fall-safety equipment for use
in roof-top operations. Seconded by Gerard MacNeil. Motion carried.
Request for support letter
Paradise Cinema is attempting to establish a case for a grant as an urban
Moved by Gerard MacNeil that Chebucto express its support for the
application of Paradise Cinema for funding by HRM. Seconded by Reg Hody.
Spam is continuing to increase, plans are underway for upgrades to the
Nothing to report on the development of a secure server.
The Technical committee would like to upgrade the RAM on Chebucto's main
A financial report was submitted by Bernie Hart.
The potential Chebucto toll-free service is currently awaiting information
from Sprint Canada regarding authentication options.
Nothing to report.
Chebucto will be taking part in the 50+ Expo next week.
Moved by Chris Watt that the Board will pay Andrew Wright based on his
usual hourly wage for any extra hours worked in connection to the 50+
Expo. Seconded by Gerard MacNeil. Motion carried with one abstention.
The new Chair has nothing to report.
Moved by Bill Matheson. So declared.
Next Meeting: July 3, 2003.