Communications Advisory Commission minutes for September 11, 2017

North Liberty Communications Advisory Commission
Meeting Agenda
Monday, September 11, 2017
6:00 p.m. Regular Session
City Council Chambers, 1 Quail Creek Circle

Call to order
Commissioner Hoffman called the meeting to order at 6:01 p.m.

Roll call
Commissioners Wells and Goings were present. Commissioners Arnold and Fields were absent. Also present were Nick Bergus, Jillian Miller, and Megan Benischek.

Elect Chair and Vice Chair
Bergus shared that although absent, Fields had shown interest in being Vice Chair. Goings was interested in being Chair. All voted in favor and Fields and Goings will assume their roles at the October meeting.

Public comment for items not on the agenda
There was none.

Community survey
Bergus provided an overview of community survey. Commissioner Hoffman had calculated the mean rating for each question and shared her professional opinion that a 7 or higher rating was an overall positive response. Quality of water was rated the lowest at 5.3 out of 10, but a new water treatment plant is being built currently. Wells suggested setting goals to raise the rating mean in the future, Bergus shared that council or administrative staff would be who would set those goals. A discussion was held on what comparisons to pull out of the data: variety of things to do in North Liberty with length of residency, number of people in the home with variety of things to do in North Liberty, number of people in the home with quality of library programs, race with rating of interactions with the police department. Commissioner Hoffman offered to run comparisons by the October meeting. A report will also be summarized for city staff and council.

Website redesign request for proposals
Bergus outlined the proposal process and RFQ for a new city website. Staff will send out the RFQ, pick a firm and recommend for commission approval at October meeting.

Podcast proposal
Bergus shared that staff is exploring the idea of starting a podcast for a behind-the-scenes look at city happenings and local businesses.

Staff report
Bergus reported on the staff’s activity in August.

Approval of minutes
Going moved, and Wells seconded, to approve the minutes form Aug. 7, 2017, with all voting in favor.

Old business
There was none.

New business
There was none.

Next meeting date
The next meeting was schedule for 6 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 2, 2017.

Hoffman moved, with Wells seconding, to adjourn the meeting at 6:23 p.m. with all voting in favor.