- Call to order
Marta Varga called the meeting to order on Thursday, May 27, 2010 at 5:15 p.m. The Board meeting took place at the station at the Sand Point City Building.
- Roll call
Marta called the roll. The following persons were present:
Board members present: Marta Varga – Vice President / Secretary / Treasurer; Jim Brown – Board Member; Jack Foster, Jr. – Board Member
Board members excused: Robbe Gilmour – Chairman; Jack Foster, Jr. – Board Member; Joanna Karlsen – Board Member
KSDP staff present: Kells Hetherington – General Manager; Shannon Sommer – Administrative Assistant
- Approval of Agenda
Jim made a motion to approve the agenda. Jack seconded the motion. The motion passed.
- Approval of minutes from last meeting
Minutes will be approved at the next regular meeting.
- General Manager’s Report
Kells reported on the installation of the new studio furniture, as well as other improvements taking place as part of the major renovation. He mentioned a few minor completions. The new mic booms require side mounts in order to slide down (the part has been ordered). The lower step in the on-air studio must be removed and the new radio console in the production studio must be hooked up to the telephone hybrid for interviews.
The transmitter site has been cleared of wood, rusted cables and assorted debris that were scattered around.
KSDP has started to receive payments from NOAA for its tower lease.
The tower light has not been working properly due to a piece of blown electrical equipment located in the tower shack. The part has been ordered.
The station has been awarded $50,000.00 in the state capital budget. The grant will be used to replace the ground system at the transmitter site, as well as to renovate the FM radio translator in King Cove.
During the last Board meeting, a transfer agreement prepared by FCC attorney Larry Miller was signed. The agreement was sent to Dillingham. Dillingham wants a four thousand dollar payment for the transfer.
Virgil is leaving for salmon fishing then moving to California. Katherine Ford (KK) will be replacing Virgil.
There are four candidates running for three seats on the Board.
- Old Business
a) Marta made a motion to approve payment for the transfer of King Cove radio license. Jim seconded the motion and the motion passed.
b) To date, the production room window has not been fixed.
c) The tower light problem has been identified. A new piece of equipment has been ordered.
- New business
a) Jim made a motion to approve the Board election, and the election ballots. Marta seconded the motion and the motion passed.
b) Kells reported to the Board the state capital grant award success.
c) Board members toured the new production and on-air studios.
d) Two Board members signed checks.
- Public Comments and Discussion
The Board will next meet on June 14, 2010 at 7:00 p.m. Jim adjourned the meeting at 6:12 p.m.
Minutes submitted by: Shannon Sommer, Administrative Assistant
Minutes reviewed by: Kells Hetherington, General Manager
Title: Vice President
Elected: Spring 2009
Length of Term: 2 years
Appointed: Spring 2008
Length of Term: 1 year
*Varga won the most votes in the 2009 election.
Marta Varga has been the head librarian at the Sand Point Public Library for more than thirty years. During her tenure, the library has expanded and undergone a wide variety of improvements. Mrs. Varga and her husband Frank own the leading taxi business in Sand Point. She left Hungary, followed her dreams and fell in love with husband Frank hoping to have a lifetime adventure.
The City of Sand Point will be closed Tuesday, January 1, 2013 in observance of New Year’s Day. We will reopen 8:30AM on Wednesday, January 2, 2013.
Sand Point Generating Business Office will be open; please go through the rear door between the hours of 10:00AM to 12 PM – 1:00PM to 2:00PM, December 18th- January 7th. You can call Chan Marlow at 907-947-6024 for fuel deliveries. We will be closed on the holidays. If you want to talk to the Anchorage Office you can call Janice Pearce at 1-888-839-7697. Her direct line is 907-762-8514. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.
Patty Paulus with Aleutian Housing Authority is here in town and is taking applications for free weatherization to income eligible applicant families. Any interested persons wanting assistance with the application or have questions, please call Patty at 383-6542. She will only be in town until Monday, October 1, 2012.
KSDP 2012 Membership Raffle
$20 Per Ticket
- 1 Round Trip Pen Air Ticket
- Keurig Elite B40 K-Cup Brewing System
- Anchor Baking Essentials Kit
- Rubbermaid 40 Piece Storage Sets
- 89 Piece Cordless Drill Set
For tickets contact Austin Roof or Shalene Chebetnoy at 383-5737.
There will be a back to school success potluck at the Sand Point School Multipurpose Room on Wednesday, September 12, 2012 at 6:30PM. Bring your family and your favorite dish!!
There will be a bake sale on Saturday, September 15, 2012 at 1PM at the AC Store to kick off the 2012 Walk for the Cure Fundraiser. Any baked donations would be appreciated.
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
6-8PM at the City Gym
Each student will receive a back pack. All grades including head start.
Come and join us for some fun and games.
Sponsored by: Eastern Aleutian Tribes Behavioral Health Department.
If you have any questions, Please contact Norma, Marcy or Pati Moore @ 383-3151.
Registration & Enrollment for the new 3 year old pre-school students and for students new to the community will be held at the Sand Point School on August 13th and 14th, 2012 from 1 to 4PM. Packets for returning students will be arriving in your mailbox this week. The first day August 22, 2012. Please return these packets to the school on or before August 223, 2012.
Preschoool students are required to be 3 years old as of September 1, 2012. Kindergarten students are required to be 5 years old as of September 1, 2012. Immunization records, Birth Certificates and prior school contact information will be required at the time of enrollment.
If you have any questions please feel free to contact the school office at 383-2393. Posted on August 8, 2012.