TELECOMMUNICATIONS ADVISORY COMMITTEE (TAC)
Burlington Telecom Conference Room
October 25, 2011
Present: Steve McIntyre, Greg Hancock, Nina Parris, Ross Nizlek, Pete Jewett, Bradley Holt
Also in Attendance:
Burlington Telecom: Amber Thibeault
1. Convene meeting of TAC at 4:06 p.m.
2. Public Forum
3. General Manager’s Report
a. TAC members inquired as to the existence of current marketing plans. Thibeault explained that there is currently a door-to-door campaign. TAC members encouraged to participate in this marketing campaign with BT staff.
b. Discussion regarding the roll-out of the Edu-Net program.
c. TAC members inquired as to the number of subscribers and whether these numbers have decreased since the announcement of the CitiCapital lawsuit. Thibeault explained that BT has seen no reported disconnects due to the announcement, typical churn for a college community.
d. Briefly discussed moving the meeting to an alternative date but at the end of the discussion decided to leave the meetings at the Fourth Tuesday of every month but change the location to DPW on Pine Street.
e. Brief discussion regarding Condition 17 and the resolution at the City Council.
f. Discussion about BT and mobility. Thibeault explained that BT is currently working with content providers.
g. TAC members requested a copy of the current organization chart. BT staff to provide to org chart to TAC members.
4. Introductions from the newest Telecommunications Advisory Committee members.
5. Adjournment at 5:00 p.m.