JOINT CABLE TELEVISION ADVISORY BOARD

WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 19, 2001


Minutes of December 19, 2001: James Bowe moved to approve the minutes of December 19, 2001 with one change.  Under Comcast Update James Bowe gave an overview on the tour of the existing Jamison Facility.  The motion was seconded by Dr. Joe Ugras and passed unanimously. 


Members Present: Dr. Joe Ugras, Chairman, James Bowe, Vice Chairman, Walt Iwaskiw, Member, Scott Harp, Liaison, Representing the Newtown Township and Ernie Bancroft, Member, Representing the Newtown Borough.  Not in attendance are Stuart Myles, Treasurer, and Allen Reed, Liaison, Representing the Newtown Borough.

Others Present: Ted Christian, Director of Community & Government Relations at Comcast Cable Communications, Inc.

CALL TO ORDER: Chairman Dr. Joe Ugras called the meeting to order at 7:55 p.m.

MINUTES OF NOVEMBER 29, 2001: James Bowe moved to approve the minutes of November 29, 2001.  The motion was seconded by Walt Iwaskiw and passed unanimously, with Dr. Joe Ugras abstaining.

OLD BUSINESS:

COMCAST UPDATE:

Ted Christian advised the committee of personnel changes that were happening at Comcast Cable.  Joe DiJulio of Comcast will be leaving January 2002.  His replacement will be Steve Rabbit.  Ted Christian will also be leaving in January.  Scott Harp thanked Ted Christian for all his hard work.  The committee members also thanked Ted for a job well done.

Ted Christian advised that Comcast has taken care of the Borough’s request for cable service.

Ted Christian advised that the Library is next on Comcast list for cable service.    

Ted Christian advised the committee on the status of online service.  Any changes should taken place in the next 90 days.

James Bowe gave an overview on the tour of the new Comcast facility.  James Bowe thanked Ted Christian and Comcast.

SATELLITE DISHES: 

NEW BUSINESS: 

OTHER BUSINESS/MEMBER COMMENTS: 

ADJOURNMENT: The meeting was adjourned at 10:00 p.m.

The next meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, January 16, 2002.

  

Respectfully submitted:

 

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Christy Holley, Recording Secretary