January 19, 2010 Minutes

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Pittsfield Website Committee – January 19, 2010
The Pittsfield Website Committee was called to order at @ 7:10 pm.
Location: Pittsfield Elementary School Library
Members present:
Clayton Wood, Chair
Bob Legg
Matt Goodwin
Bill Provencal
Jen Elliott, Secretary
1. Minutes: Minutes of November 17, 2009 were approved.
2. Committee Membership Changes:
a. Clayton reported that the Board of Selectmen, town administrator and town hall staff accepted the changes in the committee memberships. Harry’s resignation and Jen Elliott’s appointment.
4. Website Update:
a. Clayton would like to continue with the changing of different town events on the homepage of the website.
b. Clayton would be interested in finding more people from the community to help post fresh information to the web site.
c. Town Crier News: Clayton suggested asking Andi Riel if she would like him to set up a blog for her to post the information to directly onto the town website.
4. School Technology Committee:
a. Clayton is looking for community members to help with the Pittsfield School district technology grant that will start next September.
5. EDC Subweb Discussion:
a. Bob gathered the photos for 7 companies: Amenico, Globe, Kentek, Pittsfield ID Tech, Barry Podmore, Rocking Horse Studios and The Toybox. The committee viewed theses using the smart board.
b. Clayton suggested having a meeting in February with the EDC to show them what has been done so far. It was decided that Matt and Scott Spradling will discuss the EDC website directly before presenting the subweb to the EDC.
c. Matt presented 3 possible layouts for the main page.
d. Clayton suggested giving the EDC a top bar location on the home page of the Town website for a direct click link to the EDC Subweb.
6. Follow-up:
a. Clayton will talk to Andi Riel about using a blog.
b. Matt will e-mail Scott Spradling a sample layout for his opinion on the photos and main page layout. Matt will also ask Scott to clarify more details on the layout of the site and more clarification on the original proposal. He will also ask about the text content for the site.
9. Next Meeting: Tuesday, March 16, 2010.
10. Meeting Adjourned @ 9:06 pm
Minutes submitted by Jen Elliott, Secretary.