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Telecommunications Commission for March 7, 2016

Agenda

North Liberty Telecommunications Commission
Meeting Agenda
Monday, March 7, 2016
6:00 p.m. Regular Session

  1. Call to order.
  2. Roll call.
  3. Public comment for items not on the agenda.
  4. Mediacom update.
  5. South Slope update.
  6. Telecommunications staff report.
  7. The Commission and Closing the Last Mile
  8. Approval of minutes.
  9. Old business.
  10. New business.
  11. Next meeting date.

Minutes

North Liberty Telecommunications Commission
Meeting Agenda
Monday, March 7, 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, Gattas and Wells. Also present: Nick Bergus, Erika Harper, Stefan Juran, and Dan Swick.
3. Public comment for items not on the agenda.
There was none.
4. Mediacom update.
No Mediacom representative was present.
5. South Slope update.
South Slope’s Dan Swick was present and touched on a video subscriber rate increase – the first since May 2014. Swick also mentioned that South Slope was awarded the Smart Rural Community Award. South Slope was one of 12 telephone companies in the country to receive the recognition. An additional handout, provided by Swick, noted what fiber optic technology can do. Wells asked for clarification on rate increase. Wells’ second question was regarding the breakdown of services – video, internet, telephone. Swick described the fiber to home in greater detail. Gattas asked how many homes are hooked up to South Slope fiber. Hoffman congratulated South Slope on their award.
6. Telecommunications staff report.
Bergus discussed highlights of the previous three months including department goals, public projects open houses, Beat the Bitter, the library podcast, and North Liberty Blues & BBQ planning.
7. The Commission and Closing the Last Mile
Bergus discussed his meeting with Hoffman. Bergus asks the commission how they could help with reaching residents that may not have access to social media, internet, etc. Wells asked about the elements of the “last mile” and noted some of closing that last mile includes issues with accessibility. Hoffman added that some residents don’t have access, but some don’t want to be reached. Hoffman also brought up the survey. Gattas added that some folks rely on others to present the information to them. Bergus confirmed that there’s new resident information available online and at city hall. Osterhaus said the website was helpful when he was a new resident. Gattas suggested closing the mile with new residents moving to the area. Commission asked what city staff needs. Hoffman brought up using neighborhood liaisons. Gattas mentioned collaborating with other Facebook pages. Hoffman suggests reconvening on April 4.
8. Approval of minutes.
Wells moved, and Gattas seconded, to approve the minutes of the Dec. 7, 2015, 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, April 4, 2016 at 6 p.m.
No conflicts were noted.
12. Adjourn.
Osterhaus moved, and Gattas seconded, to adjourn the meeting at 7 p.m. The motion passed with all in favor.

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