December 2015


December 8, 2015 Minutes

MINUTES of CTAC of Hamden, New Haven and West Haven

Meeting Date: December 8, 2015

Call to order: A regular monthly meeting of CTAC was held at App’s Ristorante, 283 Captain Thomas Blvd., West Haven, Connecticut, on Tuesday, December 8, 2015. President Tad Weinstein presiding. Don Levy, Secretary. Meeting called to order at 6:04 p.m.

Members in attendance:

Tad Weinstein, Chair (WH)

Peaches Quinn, Vice-Chair (NH)

George Alexander, Treasurer (H)

Babz Rawls Ivy (NH)

Don Levy, Secretary (H)

Johnes Ruta (NH)

The minutes for the November meeting were approved as submitted. No representatives of CTV, COMCAST or Frontier were present. No reports were submitted.

Tad indicated that he wouldcontact Steve Gimmell at Frontier to update the Council on the status of the long-delayed plans to have CTV programming available for viewing by Frontier cable customers.

With regard to an email from a member requesting that a substitute act in her stead, the Council reiterated its policy that only members appointed by the Mayors of member municipalities were eligible to cast votes. Furthermore, Chair Weinstein pointed out that CTAC bylaws state that any member missing three consecutive meetings would no longer be eligible to serve on the Council.

Johnes indicated that he had run into a snag and was unable to complete his work to migrate the CTAC website onto the new platform. He indicated that the migration would be completed by the January meeting.

Don indicated that he would wait to complete his draft of the news release regarding the CTAC Video Grant program until the website migration was complete and the Video Grant Application was up and running.

The December regular meeting of CTAC was adjourned at 6:43 p.m.

Respectfully submitted by D. Levy, CTAC secretary