CABLE ADVISORY COUNCIL

P. O. Box 87

Newtown, Connecticut

~ Minutes ~

Minutes of Public Regular Meeting –

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Newtown, CT


There was a regular meeting of the Cable Advisory Council called to order at 7:04 p.m., Tuesday, July 12, 2016, by Chairman Gregory Davis at the Charter Communications facility, Newtown, Connecticut.


ATTENDEES: Chairman Gregory Davis (Roxbury), Gerry Belanger (Newtown), Kevin Burns (Newtown), George Fletcher (New Milford), Jim Lang (Trumbull), George Linkletter (Sherman), Mike Muttitt, (Monroe), Stephanie O’Rourke (Kent), and Bob Rosenberg (New Fairfield)


From Charter: Greg Van Antwerp (Public Access)


Guest: Jeff Church (representing Heritage Village- Southbury)


ROLL CALL: Members of the council introduced themselves.


PUBLIC INPUT- Jeff Church representing Heritage Village noted that they have now received the Public Access channels and spoke of the background of Charter with Heritage Village. According to the original contract, Charter uses the Heritage Village infrastructure and everyone gets Basic Charter TV. Mr. Church noted that Heritage Village residents have not been getting fast internet speed and would like to bring this issue to PURA. There was a discussion of the process of doing this and various options.


Stephanie O’Rourke from Kent noted that customer service from Charter has improved but spoke of complaints from customers regarding requests for surveys.


SERVICE PROVIDER REPORTS:

Greg Van Antwerp- (Public Access) spoke of the following:


COUNCIL TREASURY REPORT- George Linkletter presented the Treasurer’s report: The net balance is $17,168.25. This includes $859.16 in checking and $16,309.09 in the money market account. There were no objections and thus the Treasurer’s report was accepted.


OLD BUSINESS

May minutes- There were no objections to the minutes of May 10, 2016 and they were accepted.


NEW BUSINESS

The following members were nominated as officers beginning July 1, 2016:

Chairman: George Linkletter

Vice Chairman: Mike Muttitt

Treasurer: Gregory Davis

Secretary: Carmella Amodeo


MOTION: Bob Rosenberg made a motion to close the nominations. Mike Muttitt seconded the motion- All in favor


Kevin Burns casted a single vote for the slate of officers as presented.


TOWN DELEGATE REPORTS

Kent- Stephanie O’Rourke asked for ideas to do outreach for Charter.

Trumbull- Jim Lang noted that he knows someone from Trumbull that may be interested in serving on the Council.

New Milford- Village Fair Days will be held at the end of July.

Sherman- There is a new house in Sherman that still cannot get Charter.


The council thanked Gregory Davis for all his hard work as Council Chairman.


ADJOURNMENT

Gregory Davis made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 8:03pm. Seconded.

Vote: All in favor



Respectfully submitted,


Suzanne Kloos

Cable Advisory Council Regular Meeting Minutes, Tuesday, July 12, 2016

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