CABLE ADVISORY COUNCIL

P. O. Box 87

Newtown, Connecticut

~ Minutes ~

Minutes of Public Regular Meeting –

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Newtown, CT


There was a regular meeting of the Cable Advisory Council called to order at 7:04 p.m., Tuesday, May 10, 2016, by Chairman Gregory Davis at the Charter Communications facility, Newtown, Connecticut.


ATTENDEES: Chairman Gregory Davis (Roxbury), Gerry Belanger (Newtown), Jon Bernon (Woodbury), Kevin Burns (Newtown), Donna Cassidy (Trumbull), George Linkletter (Sherman), Mike Muttitt, (Monroe), Gene Rosen (Newtown), Charles Rubano (New Milford)


From Charter: Tom Cohan, Greg Van Antwerp (Public Access),


ROLL CALL: Members of the council introduced themselves.


PUBLIC INPUT- None


SERVICE PROVIDER REPORTS:

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

Tom Cohan (Director of Government Relations) spoke of the following:


COUNCIL TREASURY REPORT- George Linkletter presented the Treasurer’s report: The net balance is $17,355.49. This includes $1,049.16 in checking and $16,306.33 in the money market account. There were no objections and thus the Treasurer’s report was accepted.




OLD BUSINESS

March minutes

Mike Muttitt made a motion to accept the minutes from the March 2016 meeting as presented. Donna Cassidy seconded the motion- All in favor


Gregory Davis spoke of a motion made at the March meeting to send a letter to Charter requesting an increase in funding to $4,500.00/year. Mr. Davis presented Tom Cohan with this request at this meeting. There was a brief discussion of the expenses of the Cable Advisory Council.


Reports from the delegates

Charles Rubano noted that New Milford has a new mayor.

COUNCIL CHAIRMAN REPORT

SVAC Report- No report


Cable Industry News Desk- Gregory Davis spoke of the transition to a parallel data service that rivals a video distribution service. There was a discussion of the legislation and community access providers.


CABLE ADVISORY COUNCIL OFFICERS

Gregory Davis noted that he will create a nominating committee for the July elections.


ADJOURNMENT

Gregory Davis made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 8:37pm. Seconded.

Vote: All in favor



Respectfully submitted,


Suzanne Kloos

Cable Advisory Council Regular Meeting Minutes, Tuesday, May 10, 2016

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