KPFA Local Station Board Meeting minutes June 17th, 2006: Draft Minutes, not approved
KPFA Local Station Board Minutes 17 June 2006 Regular Meeting Freight & Salvage Coffee Shop 1111 Addison Berkeley, California Meeting is called to order at 11:38AM Introductions and Announcements Richard Phelps (RP), Chair Present: Brian Edwards-Teikert (BET) Riva Enteen (RE) Sarv Randhawa (SR) Rosalinda Montes Palacios (RMP) Marnie Tattersall (MT) Lisa Rothman (LR) William Walker (WW) Bonnie Simmons (BS) Mary Berg (MyB) Joseph Wanzala (JW) Attila Nagy (AN) Annie Hallatt (AH) Stan Woods (SW) Sepideh Khosrowjah (SK) Max Blanchet (MxB) Lavarn Williams (LW) Debbie Speer (DS) Chandra Hauptman (CH) Mark Hernandez (MH) Absent: Willie Ratcliff (WR) Eric Park (EP) Sherry Gendelman (SG) Jane Jackson (JJ) Howard Beeman (HB) Excused without objection. AGENDA: Added "1PM" to Consent Calendar item on next LSB meeting. Passed w/o objection. Added Greg Guma comments to Consent Calendar. Move ITem "Q" (Q. To establish limits on the powers and authority of the KPFA Program Council) to Item "A" and adjust remainder of items accordingly, make new Item "A" a Special Order of the Day for 1:30PM. CH calls question, fails 9-7. JW calls question, fails 9-7. Debate ends w/o objection. Vote is 9-9, Chair votes to break tie, PASS. MyB indicates Item "N" (Accept Marcia Kerwit's resignation from the Program Council, and action to fill the vacancy through June 2006) is now moot and should be removed as Mary Proffit has been appointed to the position. Motion passes 13-1. CH moves to strike Item V (Status on FCC translator applications) and Item VII (LSB Budget priority recommendations) from NEW BUSINESS. Pass w/o objection. MT moves to change Item I (PNB Report of the Directors) from NEW BUSINESS to Item IV on COMMITTEE REPORTS. BS seconds, MxB moves to close debate. Debate closes w/o objection. Passes w/o objection. AH move to make Item I (Selection of LSB Program Council Reps) of OLD BUSINESS to Special Order of the Day at 1:45PM. MyB seconds, Passes 10-8. MINUTES MxB moves to accept minutes of 4/22/2006. Passes w/o objection. WW moves to accept minutes of 5/20/2006, noting scrivener amendments. Passes as amended w/o objection. CONSENT CALENDAR MT objects to meeting time as presented. SK objects to AH addition to Consent Calendar; item moves to NEW BUSINESS VI. Due to meeting time issue objection, item now takes precedence to set meeting time. MT moves to hold meeting on Sunday, 7/16/2006, from 11AM to 4PM at the Freight and Salvage. BET presents substitute motion to hold meeting as proposed on the Consent Calendar. Motion fails 9-9. Main motion returns, vote is 9-9, Chair votes in favor, PASSES. PUBLIC COMMENT Eight members of the public spoke to the LSB. BET moves to suspend the rules to postpone the Special Orders of the Day until after the iGM report. REPORTS Treasurer’s Report As provided (submitted report). BET: Move to adopt budget priority list from report, amended to remove comment under "Install Transcription Software" regarding CH research, and adding signal survey information gathering, and reimbursement for unpaid staff people (which gets a priority ranking of "3"). SR seconds. Amendments adoption: PASS 13-2. Main motion as amended PASSES 13-2 ===== BREAK at 2:10PM ====== to reconvene in 30 minutes. Call to Order from Break at 2:46PM. iGM Report: As provided (submitted report). Special Orders of the Day is invoked per prior motion, and the agenda moves to First Special Order of the Day OLD BUSINESS: JW: "Resolved: It is beyond the powers of the Program Council to determine that any program producer is ineligible to have proposed programs reviewed for air time based on alleged misconduct. The Program Council's role is to review proposed and current programs to see if they are appropriate for the station based on our Mission." MyB makes a Point of Order that the motion is out of order. Chair rules point of order is out of order. MyB appeals the ruling of the Chair. Chair's ruling sustained. Call the question, fails 8-11. BET/RMP proposes the amendment: "This resolution shall not alter or reverse any standing decisions of the Program Council." SR moves to refer to Governance Committee; WW seconds. LW: Calls the question. 10-8. FAIL. 4:26PM Motion to Adjourn (RMP/DS). FAILS: 9-10. Debate continues. ============================================== 4:42PM: ADjourned by Chair due to closing of Freight and Salvage for later scheduled event.