LCCR (KPFZ) TELEPHONIC/ZOOM Board Meeting Thursday October 15, 2020 6:15-8:00 pm

Lake County Community Radio, Inc.

149 N. Main Street | Lakeport, CA 95453 | 707-263-3640 |  |
BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING AGENDA: October 15, 2020, 6:15 pm – 8:00 pm

Note:  we are taking covid-19 precautions to maintain a safe broadcasting studio therefore we are meeting via zoom.  contact our zoom meeting administrator, chloe karl, if you wish to join the meeting or provide comments/input on the agenda in writing.  Send comments through the message feature on or by email,

I. call to order
II. minutes
III. welcome/introductions
IV. public comment
visitors may speak for up to 2 minutes on any item not on the agenda. if the item is on the agenda, speakers will be asked to hold their comments until the item is taken up by the board.
V. treasurers report - roberta actor
VI. general manager’s report - andy Weiss
  1) station ops | General Updates
  2) Fall Fund Drive Update
  3) other
VII. committee reports
1) program committee - chloe karl
   a) update on new programs/schedule changes
     i) Status: 4th Shift & Expanded Programming
     ii) programmer communications/updates
  b) respect & decorum doc revisions - roberta actor, Ron Green & Andy Weiss
2) underwriting - Linda Kelley
  a) Status
  b) Support Needs
  c) Push
3) website report - alan fletcher
4) database - john saare
VIII. new business
1) Board Elections - Olga
2) FCC Issues: Proposal - Roberta Actor (* see language below)
IX. next meeting/ adjournment


a) That the programmer agreement be modified to require that all programmers file reports as required by station management from
time to time
b) That the current required reports are
   (1) Spinitron Reports for all programmers (music clips of 30 seconds or more)
   (2) FCC Issues List / Program lists for all programmers addressing local issues
       Weekly shows -- once per month
       Other shows -- once per quarter
c) The issues list will be 'rolled over' automatically unless modified by the board
   (Election issues will be active only during election periods)
d) That the same person 'handle' both Spinitron and FCC Reports
    We have the freedom to set the Spinitron period -- If it's set near the end of the quarter then we only need to approach (beat up on) programmers ONCE
e) That the person/people responsible for Spinitron and/or FCC Reports report  quarterly to the board.

Any other documents (eg Minutes) will be added as comments.

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Meeting Minutes

September 17, 2020

I.      Call to order at 6:15 by President Olga Martin-Steele. 

II.                 Board Members Present: Roberta Actor, Doc Bilardi,  Chloe Karl, Linda Kelly, Susan Krones, John Moorhead, John Saare, Olga Martin-Steele     Absent: Jim Brown, Jaclyn Ley, 

General Manager:  Andy Weiss was present. This meeting was conducted via ZOOM due to COVID-19 Emergency

Guests:  Martin Scheel; Roberto and Susan Lozano, Alan Fletcher, Ellen Karnowski

 Public Input:   None      

III.      Approval of Minutes –The minutes from the last regular meeting on 8/17/20 were approved.

IV.      Treasurer’s Report – Actor reports that we have a current balance of $24,334.00.  We had income this month of $1,564 and expense of $7,485 but of that $3,000 was grant money spent for generators.  We received this money from a grant from PG&E for a generator and associated equipment. 

V.       General Manager’s Report –   a. Andy reported that we will get radios delivered.  These are premiums for Fall fund Drive and/or for people who need radios. Ordered 30 radios.  b. Andy will be on vacation from 9/28 – 10/12.  

VI.      Committee Reports: 

a. Program Committee – Karl reported.  a. Chloe is training Paula Mune to be a board operator and will come in on Saturday’s at 9:00 am.  Linda Kelly will take the Saturday morning shift by 9:00 am as board operator.  Martin Scheel will be the board operator on Monday nights from 7-9 pm for Monday-Friday.  Doc Bilardi made a motion to approve a board operation shift from 7-9 pm Monday through Friday as long as it is agreed that there will be no one else in the studio except that one person.  Kelly 2nd.  Passes.   b. It was suggested that every programmer should sign an agreement to follow all radio Covid procedures. 

b. Underwriting – Roberto and Susan Lozano are passing on the job of Underwriter Coordinator to Linda Kelly.  A big thanks to Roberto and Susan for making the underwriting program so successful and for all their hard work.  Martin Scheel offered to do the radio announcements for underwriting spots.         

c. Tech Report – John Saare is trying to get a hold of EVO regarding a terminal upgrade. 

d. Fundraising / Events:  There are no upcoming events.

   e. Website:  a. Alan reported we continue to need programmers with talk/public affairs programming to submit FCC reports quarterly. David Lark resigned from the committee.  The Board wants to thank David for all his time, expertise and commitment to KPFZ over the years.    

VII. New Business: a. Next month Board Elections.  Let Olga know if you want to continue on the board.      

Next Meeting will be Thursday, 10/15/20 @ 6:00 pm via Zoom.   

Adjournment- 7:38 p.m.

Minutes submitted by:  

Susan Krones, Secretary