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Waynet Board Meeting
December 3, 1997
Approved January 28, 1998
Waynet Board of Directors
Present: David Fulton, Debbie Berry, Peg Moore, John Weber, Jane Holman, Ann Hanes, Roger Smith, Carol Smyth, Tom Kirk, Andy Grannel, and Tim Broering.
Minutes of November meeting approved
John Weber - Motioned
Debbie Berry - Seconded
Financial Report was given by Jane Holman for copy of Financial report see web page under About Waynet, there is a link called Budget Report.
The Membership Committee came up with new membership rates and what the benefits will be for each of the different membership types.
Basic $ 60 / Year
Expanded $300 / Year
Sponsoring $500 / Year
Jane gave a report on discussion held by Membership Committee. The following URL gives a list of the different types of memberships and what the costs and benefits are.
David said we need to focus on this as a good advertising bargain.
A brochure was distributed for approval.
Items to be included:
Under why I should become a Waynet member Advertising Include a business directory link line
Motion to approve 3 membership levels and benefits
Motion by John Weber.
Seconded by Andy Grannel
Discussion was held on membership voting rights and board structure.
How do we decide the makeup of the Board of Directors?
Do we want a certain makeup?
- Sponsoring members - Private sector
- Expanded members - Public sector
- Basic members - Government sector
In September of 1998, at our annual meeting we will need to elect our official board. The present group are incorporators.
We will meet in the auditorium at RP&L and will have it
setup with a group of tables in the center of the room with chairs surrounding the tables
for board members to sit at with additional chairs around the outside of the table for any
guests to sit.
Bulk mailing was discussed.
It was decided against getting a bulk mail permit.
Identification of most likely target market.
Discussed who can be members, ongoing discussion:
Do we limit it to only Wayne County businesses and residents?
Directors Report Jane gave a report on additions and changed she has made to the Waynet site which included the following:
Added topical links
Rearranged community page
Added arts and culture
Reworked search engine page
Offer from Hagerstown
Newsgroups and chat rooms to be offered by Hagerstown.
It was decided to wait until Hagerstown library gets back in touch with us.
Discussed waiving fees for:
Richard E. (Dick) Crandall.
Committee decided not to wave fee.
waiting for application from library to review.
Wayne County Teachers Credit Union
waiting for application from Credit Union to review.
Next meeting is January 28, 1998 at RP&L in the auditorium.