Communications Advisory Commission minutes for November 6, 2017

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

  1. Call to order.

Commissioner Goings called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m.

  1. Roll call.

Commissioners Hoffman, Fields and Wells were present. Commissioner Arnold was absent. Also present were Nick Bergus, Jillian Miller, and Derek Blackman.

  1. Public comment for items not on the agenda.

There was none.

  1. Social Media Use and Comment Policy.

Bergus outlined a proposed policy for social media moderation. Wells asked if it would be appropriate to add a grievance policy. It was discussed that any responses to grievances that did not meet resident satisfaction would follow the same process as other city complaints: staff, city administrator, mayor, city council.

  1. Website redesign recommendation approval.

Bergus shared that after receiving five proposals staff recommends awarding the bid for the city’s website redesign to Maudience, a local North Liberty company with a strong resume of work. All voted in favor of the recommendation.

  1. Staff report.

Bergus reported on staff’s activity in October, including resident outreach to those living along upcoming Front Street improvements, the North Liberty Business Boom, and exploring new content types to engage with residents. Jillian also shared updates on Beat the Bitter. A new staff member, Derek Blackman, was introduced.

  1. Approval of minutes.

Hoffman moved, and Fields seconded, to approve the minutes from October 2, 2017, will all voting in favor.

  1. Old business.

There was none.

  1. New business.

Goings challenged the commission to the brainstorm ways to better disseminate city news and information to the senior population and others with little or no internet access and bring ideas to the December meeting.

  1. Next meeting date.

The next meeting was schedule for 6 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 4, 2017.

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