June 8, 2011 Meeting Minutes

Minutes of Cable Advisory Committee Date of Meeting: 6/8/2011
Start of Meeting: 7:03pm
End of Meeting: 7:35pm
Attendees: Chairman – Clayton Wood, Selectmen Rep-Gerard LeDuc, Member-Al Douglas
Prior to the discussion of business, minutes of 4/7/2011 were corrected and approved. Correction made: from Gerald to Gerard.
Discussion: Public Information was posted regarding the public hearing (Cable Advisory Committee) dated for June 15th, 2011, 7:00pm in the Town Hall. The public hearing 2 major points were the quality of service and ideas from the community. We discussed towns that impose a franchise fee. We received information from Metrocast showing the towns that have one. There was a discussion about recommendations and options of the Cable Advisory Committee. That information will be submitted to the Selectman at some point in the future. Clayton talked to Denise Beauchaine. She is head of the Lakes Region Public Access TV (LRPA-TV). We will be meeting with her June 30th at 10:00am at her location. We will be discussing policies and procedures of the LRPA-TV. The committee talked about a possible extension of the cable franchise agreement.
Action Items: Meet with Denise Beauchaine (LRPA-TV). Making contacts and visiting other towns that are broadcasting meetings
Meeting Submitted by: Secretary Al Douglas