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WayNet Board Meeting
November 8, 2007
- Jodi Johnson, Vice President (Western Wayne Schools)
- Jane Holman Executive Director, Ex Officio (WayNet.org)
- Tim Love (Reid Hospital)
- Valerie Biggs (Richmond Community Schools)
- Jenie Lahmann (Morrisson Reeves Library)
- Pam Merchanthouse (Friends Fellowship)
- Dudley Fetzer (First Bank Richmond)
- David Burton (Burton & Simkin)
Call to Order:
The meeting was called to order at 12:00 p.m. by Jodi Johnson.
The September minutes were reviewed. Jodi
Johnson called for a motion to accept the minutes. Dudley Fetzer
moved; David Burton seconded. The minutes were approved.
Fee Waiver: Jane explained fee waivers for not-for-profits.
Organizations must be not-for-profit, provide a budget sheet, and
submit an application for fee waiver. The board must approve all
Standing Committee Assignments:
Standing Committee Assignment: Pam Merchanthouse will join the
Budget Review: Jane reviewed the proposed annual
budget. The proposed budget totals $31,400.00. Estimated income
totals $29,580.00. Additional members need to be recruited to make
up the difference. Jane reviewed expenses and noted that there may
be some areas that could be decreased to help offset the deficit.
Budget Discussion: It was noted that the advertising budget
would be a poor choice to reduce. It was suggested that we push to
increase business members instead. It was also suggested that the
marketing committee target key business owners in Wayne County and
personally invite them to join WayNet. Jane will ask Gary Arndt
about convening the Marketing Committee to work on recruiting new
Jane was asked to leave the room while the board discussed a
possible increase in her salary. Four options were explored; 1%
increase ($244.51), 2% increase ($489.03), 3% increase ($733.54),
and no increase. It was suggested that the required number of
business memberships be raised to six to cover the cost of a 3%
raise. Valerie Biggs moved that the budget be changed to reflect a
3% increase in Jane’s salary. Dudley Fetzer seconded the motion.
The motion was carried unanimously. Tim Love moved to accept the
amended budget. Jenie Lahmann seconded; motion carried unanimously.
Terms of Service/Acceptable Use and Google Ad Sense: Tim
Love moved that discussion about Terms of Service/Acceptable Use and
Google Ad Sense be tabled until the next meeting. The motion was
seconded by Dudley Fetzer. Motion carried unanimously.
Google Ad sense on Turtle Page: Jane proposed we think about
incorporating Google ad sense to the Turtle page. Jenie asked Jane
to put together some information for the board to be discussed at
the next meeting.
The complete Executive Director’s report
is available on WayNet.
David Burton moved the meeting be adjourned. Jodi Johnson
seconded; motion carried.
Meeting adjourned at 1:21p.m.