Redwood Community Radio Board of Directors
December 13, 2016, 3:30 pm
Healy Senior Center, Redway CA
BOARD-APPOINTED: Christine Doyka, Mark Marchese
MEMBER REPS: Secretary Rob Bier, Cody ‚ÄúComfy‚ÄĚ Dillon, Maria Savage
PROGRAMMER REPS: Vice President Jimmy Durchslag, Zack ‚ÄúDoopi‚ÄĚ Gonzalez, President Dan Murphy
STATION MANAGER: Cynthia Click
ABSENT: Treasurer Sarah Scudder
Approval of October and November minutes
Murphy moved approval of both. Durchslag seconded. Passed unanimously.
Approval of agenda
Murphy moved addition of 2017 budget approval to consent calendar and a closed session. Bier seconded. Passed unanimously, with one abstention. Bier moved adoption of amended agenda. Durchslag seconded. Passed unanimously, with one abstention.
a. Authorize Simon Frech, Daniel P. Murphy, Cynthia Click and Sarah Scudder as check signers on Southern Humboldt Community Credit Union account.
b. Approve 2017 budget (second approval).
Murphy moved approval. Savage seconded. Passed unanimously.
Click reported that the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) has changed its accounting requirements for funding recipients, resulting in a delay of the first check until 2017. She reviewed plans for year-end funding promotions and the Jan. 22 annual meeting and volunteer appreciation party. Durchslag moved appropriation of $3,000 for the event. Murphy seconded. Passed unanimously.
Closed session -- legal
Finance committee report
Scudder provided a narrative report via email. Financial documents were not available.
a. Transmitter link budget
Desired equipment does not exist. Doyka moved to table. Bier seconded. Passed unanimously.
b. Rivendell costs
An extended discussion took place. Click said the start-up work is nearly done. Murphy moved to table. Bier seconded. Passed unanimously.
c. Policy manual
Durchslag expressed concern that the current draft contained changes only through March, 2016. Changes to election dates and to manager evaluation were not included. He moved sending it to the Policy Committee for completion. Doyka seconded. Passed unanimously.
a. Appoint Anon Forrest of Mendocino as CAB member
Murphy moved appointment. Doyka seconded. Passed unanimously.
b. Reappoint as Grievance Panel members Larry Bruckenstein, Carol Van Sant, David Ordo√Īez and Sandra Tilles
Durchslag moved reappointments. Dillon seconded. Passed unanimously.
c. Funding Plan
Members expressed perplexity over this first attempt. Murphy moved that additional work be pursued. Gonzales seconded. Passed unanimously.
d. 2017 Spring Fundraising: ‚ÄėMuddy Gras‚Äô event?
After some discussion, there was general agreement that this was a matter for the Development Director.
e. Annual payout to staff for unused vacation days
Durchslag took exception to this policy and moved to send it to the Policy Committee for reconsideration. Bier seconded. Passed unanimously.
Durchslag noted Jan. 14 programmers‚Äô meeting and said revised programmers‚Äô agreement would be on agenda there.
Pledge drive ‚Äď Durchslag:
There was discussion of Board members calling those who had not paid their pledges in the past year.
Building and Grounds ‚Äď Murphy:
The defective slab for handicapped parked was briefly discussed.
Mediation ‚Äď Doyka:
Recent joint meeting of Mediation Committee and Grievance Panel went well. New forms are being prepared for both.
Management Evaluation ‚Äď Murphy:
Although Click had requested a three-month review, she said having responsibility for the music director job made it impractical. Reverted to six-month review.
Committee meeting schedule
Unless otherwise noted, all meeting take place at KMUD, 1144 Redway Drive, Redway CA. Persons planning on attending a meeting should confirm beforehand that no changes from this schedule have taken place.
A. Board of Directors January 10, 3:30 pm, Healy Senior Center
B. Development Thursday, Jan. 5, 3:00 pm
C. Executive Monday, Dec. 19, 11:00 am
D. Policy Friday, Jan. 6, 11:00 am
E. Finance Tuesday , Jan. 3, 1:00 pm
F. Board Talk Show Wednesday, Jan. 11, 7:00 pm