The meeting was held at the Washtenaw County Library and was called to order at 5:55 p.m. by Mr. Barr, who distributed an agenda as well as notes from the HVCN Board retreat held on Sunday, August 27, 1995. The Board waived notice of time, place and subject of the meeting.
The minutes of the meetings of July 12 and August 17, 1995 were approved as submitted. They will be posted on the HVCN WWW site: http://www.hvcn.org.
Mr. Hayes distributed a financial report for the period ending August 31, 1995, which was approved by the Board.
Mr. Barr reported that Steve Weiss, Technical Committee Chair, had scheduled a meeting of the Technical Committee for September 6, 1995 at 7:00 p.m. in the Washtenaw County Annex Building. Mr. Barr reported that John Dodt expressed an interest in volunteering to help the Technical Committee and that Lance Sloan might be available to assist as well.
Mr. Barr announced he was continuing to work on the HVCN business plan as well as grant proposals for the Ypsilanti District Library, the Washtenaw County Library, and the Ann Arbor Public Library. He said that Mr. Amen would be meeting with him to discuss the business plan on Friday, September 8, 1995.
Mr. Barr said that his e-mail address for HVCN business was email@example.com . He said that for personal business he purchased an account from the Isthmus Corporation: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Board discussed expanding the number of Board members from the current nine members to the maximum allowed by the by-lawseleven members.
Mr. Stanger said he would talk to Jennie Meyer Howard about where discussions were with the Institute for Community and Regional Development (ICARD)/Center for Public Service about co-sponsoring with HVCN an information/fund raising meeting. The Board discussed attempting to raise $30,000 before a general membership meeting was convened.
The next Board meeting (as well as the follow-up to the August 27 Board retreat) was scheduled for Sunday, September 24, 1995 from 9:00 a.m. until noon at the Washtenaw County Library.
The meeting was adjourned at 7:05 p.m.
Keith Stanger, Secretary