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2011-05-24

TELECOMMUNICATIONS ADVISORY COMMITTEE (TAC)
REGULAR MEETING
Department of Public Works Conference Room
May 24, 2011

Minutes

TAC Members:
Present: Steve McIntyre, Greg Hancock, David Pocius and Peter Jewett
Absent: Tim George and Geoffrey Wyman

Also in Attendance:
Burlington Telecom: Amber Thibeault
Hiawatha Broadband: Gary Evans

1. Convene meeting of TAC at 4:14 p.m.

2. Approval of Agenda
MOTION by McIntyre, seconded by Pocius, to approve the agenda for the May 24, 2011
meeting. Unanimous.

3. Approval of the minutes from the previous TAC meeting
MOTION by McIntyre, seconded by Pocius, to approve the minutes from the previous TAC
meeting. Unanimous.

4. Public Forum
NONE

5. Discuss Annual Report Progress
a. Pocius to complete section on legal for the Annual Report.
b. Brief discussion about when the Annual Report will be provided to the City Council and the
role of the Blue Ribbon Committee.
c. MOTION by McIntyre, seconded by Jewett, to allow the Chair of the TAC to complete the
Annual Report and send to the City Council. Unanimous.

6. Other Discussion items
a. Discussion about election of a new chair for the TAC. McIntyre is not re-running.
b. Discussion about term limits.
c. Channel 14 and the status of WGMU.
d. MOTION by Thibeault, seconded by McIntyre, to move the monthly meetings back to the
Burlington Telecom conference room. Unanimous.

7. General Manager’s Report
a. Gary Evans discussed the two Letter’s of Intent that were received by BT. One visited BT
recently. Continue to work with Terry Dorman on a proposal.
b. Thibeault invited everyone to come down to the BT booth at the Vermont Business and Industry
Exposition.

8. Adjournment at 4:45 p.m.
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