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City of Colorado Springs / Commissions & Committees / Telecommunications Policy Advisory Committee (TPAC)

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

MINUTES
May 17, 2011
7:30 a.m.  9:00 a.m.
City Administration Building, 30 S. Nevada Avenue,Suite701
Colorado Springs, CO
TPAC Members
 Chair JustinBurns
ViceChairMarkEwell
SecretaryAmberRobinson
Russ Fertitta
Marshall Tuttle
David King
Michael Peltier
 Vacant (Regular)
Vacant (Regular)
 

Present:  TPAC Members: Justin Burns, Amber Robinson, Russ Fertitta, David King, Michael Peltier

Absent: Mark Ewell

Staff:  Kathy Lake, Jesse James

Guests: Ben Kley Falcon Broadband, Dawn Roth  Colorado Springs Utilities

 

INTRODUCTIONS: none

 

CALL TO ORDER

A quorum was present and the meeting was called to order at 7:35 a.m.

 

MINUTES

Mr. David King moved to approve April minutes. Michael Peltier seconded and the motion passed.

 

ADMINISTRATION

No Report

 

ON GOING BUSINESS

 

Cable Video Franchise Updates

 

Comcast not present, no report

 

Falcon Broadband  Mr. Ben Kley was present and had nothing new to report

 

New Technologies

No Report

 

TPAC Website

Nothing new to report, website is the same

 

OLD BUSINESS

         Legislative Matters Sub Committee

Nothing new to report. Mr. James asked for further definition on the role of this sub-committee.

Franchise Performance Sub Committee

Nothing to report

 

Review, Planning and action status  TPAC support to City IT

Mr. Jesse James reported that the responses to the City?s "RFI for outsourcing IT" are currently being reviewed

 

Other cities' eGov systems and capabilities: no report

 

NEW BUSINESS

Meeting attendees discussed possible changes to TPAC to expand its scope and charter, and timeliness of involving Council member(s). Mr. Justin Burns to contact Marti Devine to arrange for Councilmember Brandy Williams to attend June TPAC meeting.

 

Michael Peltier suggested we view agendas and minutes at future meetings using the projector and LCD screen in the meeting room, rather than printing multiple pages.

 

ADJOURN:  Amber Robinson made a motion to adjourn and David King seconded. The meeting was adjourned at 8:49 a.m.