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2010-03-23

Meeting of the Telecommunications Advisory Committee (TAC)
Department of Public Works, 645 Pine Street, Burlington, Vermont
March 23, 2010


AGENDA

1.  Convene (approximately 4:00 pm)

2.  Approval of today's Agenda by the TAC

Suggested motion:  “To approve the Agenda for today’s TAC meeting as presented (or as amended.)”     

3.  Public Forum

4.1.  Approval of Minutes from the December 22 TAC meeting (due to not having quorum in January)

Suggested motion:  “To approve the minutes from the December 22 TAC meeting.”

4.2  Approval of Minutes from the prior TAC meeting

Suggested motion:  “To approve the minutes from the February 23 TAC meeting.”

5.1  General Manager’s Report, Part 1

5.2  General Manager’s Report, Part 2 (Possible Executive Session)

Suggested motion 1:  “That the TAC go into executive session to consider financial, subscriber, and other matters where premature general public knowledge would clearly place Burlington Telecom and the City at a substantial disadvantage.”

Suggested motion 2:  “That the TAC exit from executive session and continue with its agenda.”

6.  Communication pertaining to drafting quarterly reports required by the City Council’s December 7, 2009 resolution granting the TAC expanded access to information (George)

7.  Resolution pertaining to public statements by TAC members (Hyde)

“WHEREAS members of the TAC may want to make public statements, letters to the editor, etc. about Burlington Telecom from time to time, and

WHEREAS the members of the TAC desire that any communication that is represented as being from the TAC be approved by the members,

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that public statements made by members of the TAC without approval of a majority of members be clearly identified as the opinion of the member as a private individual, and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that any other public statement from a TAC member must be approved by the TAC. Such approval may be by e-mail or other electronic form by a majority of members.”

8.  Adjournment

Suggested motion:  “To adjourn this meeting of the Telecommunications Advisory Committee.”

 

Respectfully submitted,

Tim George

Chair, Telecommunications Advisory Committee 
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