Tuesday, May 19, 2009
May 19, 2009
Present: TPAC Members: Michael Freeman, Gerry Geyer, Russ Fertitta, Marshall Tuttle, Justin Burns,
Staff: Curlie Mathews, Jackie Julaton,
Guests: Bonnie Moeder-Colorado Sprigs Utilities, Brian Bleike-Colorado Springs Utilities,
CALL TO ORDER
A quorum was present and the meeting was called to order at 7:35 a.m.
No introductions were necessary.
Mr. Mark Ewell made a motion to approve the April minutes. Mr. Gerry Geyer seconded the motion, all were in approval, and the motion passed.
Mr. Haze Hutmacher submitted his resignation as a TPAC member. Ms. Marti Devine informed Ms. Jackie Julaton that they hope to appoint Amber Robinson (currently the Alternate) at the Formal City Council meeting on June 9th.
Cable Video Franchise Updates
· Comcast: No Report.
· Falcon Broadband: No Report.
· Porchlight: No Report.
TPAC website (http://www.springsgov.com)
Mr. Curlie Matthews reported the City was unable to include the Olympic Rings to the new website due to legal issues.
Sub-Committees' status reports
· Legislative Matters Sub-Committee: No report.
· Franchise Performance Sub-Committee: Mr. Gerry Geyer will scan the quarterly results and send it out to the committee.
· Broadband Infrastructure Task Force: No report.
Review, Planning and action status - TPAC support to City IT
Mr. Curlie Matthews provided an update on the data center move project. He reported the data center project relocation is on target. IT is working to install VoIP to move data and voice over the same data links. New VoIP switches need to be installed to support this new architecture. The data center will have a Storage Area Network (SAN) installed to provide data back ups with tape restore for disaster recovery.
· Future Projects:
Mr. Mark Ewell asked if the committee should invite local phone providers to come to the TPAC and brief on their status and future strategy. Mr. Ewell, Mr. Justin Burns, and Ms. Amber Robinson will provide a list of providers.
ADJOURN: There being no further business the meeting was adjourned at 8:27 am.