LCCR (KPFZ) TELEPHONIC/ZOOM Board Meeting Thursday September 17, 2020 6:15-8:00 pm

Lake County Community Radio, Inc.

149 N. Main Street | Lakeport, CA 95453 | 707-263-3640 | www.kpfz.org
BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING AGENDA: September 17, 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 www.kpfz.org or by email, kpfz@kpfz.org.

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) Vacay - Backup Schedule
3) other
VII. committee reports
1) program committee - chloe karl
a) update on new programs/schedule changes
i) Proposed 4th Shift & Expanded Programming
ii) programmer communications/updates
b) respect & decorum doc revisions - roberta actor, Ron Green & Andy Weiss
2) underwriting - lozanos - Announcement & Action Item
3) website report - alan fletcher
4) database - john saare
VIII. new business
1) Board Elections - Olga
2) Other
IX. next meeting/ adjournment

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

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LCCR Board Meeting Minutes August 20, 2020

I.      Call to order at 6:16 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, Ron Green, Jaclyn Ley, 

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

Guests:  None

 Public Input:   None      

III.      Approval of Minutes -The minutes from the last regular meeting on 7/15/20were approved.

IV.      Treasurer’s Report - Actor reports that we have a current balance of $30,464.00.  $3,600 of that is for equipment in case of a power outage.  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 he and Olga talked to Ross Kulper, our landlord about reduced rent during the pandemic.  He seemed receptive but did not commit to a specific reduction.  After discussion it was decided that Martin-Steele will send a letter asking for a reduction of rent to $600 a month.  Olga will follow up with a call.  b. Fall Fund Drive - After paying for generators we have about $850 left.  It was suggested to buy portable radios to give away either as premiums for people who become members or to people who need them or both.  We will need to figure out a distribution system.  Martin-Steele and Krones will work on this.  c. Andy said it will take about $600 to make Studio B (the production studio) ready to go on the air if needed in case the main studio is not available.  At the last meeting the Board authorized up to $2,000 to for this purpose.  d. The studio has generators in case of an emergency power shut down. 

VI.      Committee Reports: 

a. Program Committee - Karl reported.  a. Michael Green cannot be on the air while he is running for Lakeport City Council.  b. We need programmers and / or board operators to be trained to be on the air in case of an emergency. c. Every programmer needs to read and be familiar with and follow FCC guidelines.  This is important for our license renewal in 2021.

b. Underwriting - We continue to get income from underwriters.       

c. Tech Report - KPFZ email is now kpfz@kpfz.org

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

   e. Website:  a. Nothing new to report.     

VII. New Business: a.  Nothing new to report.   

Next Meeting will be Thursday, 9/17/20 @ 6:00 pm at Chloe’s house in person or via Zoom.   

Adjournment- 8:39 p.m.

Minutes submitted by: 

Susan Krones, Secretary