Telecommunications Commission minutes for April 4, 2016

North Liberty Telecommunications Commission
Meeting Minutes
Monday, April 4, 2016
6:00 p.m. Regular Session
City Council Chambers, 1 Quail Creek Circle
1. Call to order.
At 6 p.m. Hoffman called the meeting to order.
2. Roll call.
Present were commissioners Hoffman, Osterhaus and Wells. Also present: Nick Bergus and Stefan Juran.
3. Public comment for items not on the agenda.
There was none.
4. Mediacom update.
No Mediacom representative was present. Bergus mentioned Mediacom is in the process of suing the City of Iowa City and ImOn.
5. South Slope update.
No South Slope representative was present. Rate increases were discussed amongst the commission.
6. Telecommunications staff report.
Bergus discussed highlights of the previous month. Bergus pointed out some updated social media polices. He also noted that Erika Harper will be leaving the communications department, and the department is taking steps to find a replacement. Osterhaus asked about digital signage listed in the equipment upgrades.
7. Telecommunications Commission mission and purpose discussion.
Bergus outlined the current ordinance for the Telecommunications Commission. Hoffman pointed out that it’s been many years since it was last updated. The commission discussed the best ways to update the ordinance. Bergus said he’d talk to the city attorney. Bergus mentioned he’d be open to a pizza meeting. Osterhaus asked about the commission’s role regarding services – antennas on multiunit buildings. Osterhaus also brought up the demographics from last year’s survey.
8. Approval of minutes.
Wells moved, and Osterhaus seconded, to approve the minutes of the March 7, 2016 meeting. The motion passed with all in favor.
9. Old business.
There was none.
10. New business.
There was none.
11. Next meeting date: Monday, May 2, 2016 at 6 p.m.
No conflicts were noted.
12. Adjourn.
Osterhaus moved, and Wells seconded, to adjourn the meeting at 6:30 p.m. The motion passed with all in favor.