Revised Agenda - Board of Trustees Meeting 9/17
By: Barbara Toy
September 14, 2006 11:20PM PDT
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Orange County Astronomers

Meeting of the Board of Trustees

September 17, 2006

 

AGENDA

 

PRELIMINARY MATTERS

  • Approval of July Minutes
  • Set November meeting date – Anza star party is 11/18, BSC is 11/25, the General Meeting is 11/10, and Thanksgiving is 11/23. The best alternatives appear to be 11/5 (full moon) or 11/12.
  • Financial Summary:  Treasurer’s Report; “computerized financial forecast” proposal.

 

CONSENT CALENDAR

  • None

 

MEMBER AND GUEST PRESENTATIONS

  • Dave Radosevich re: the observatory roof.
  • Scott Roberts from Meade re: participation in the Meade 4M Community

 

OLD BUSINESS

  • Banquet update
  • Anza Broadband system:  Consideration of UPS units to protect the server and other points in the system, and acquisition of 5 more static IP addresses. See emails from Vance Tyree
  • Anza House - Anza House roof repair
  • AstroImage 2006: review.
  • Observatory roof – setting of schedule, etc.

Ř      Part 1: Remove and replace rear roof support structure. Cost?

Ř      Part 2: Remove and replace existing roof. Cost?

  • Removal of trailers left on Anza site.
  • Status on termination of pad licenses for delinquency in paying pad and/or membership fees.
  • Proposed promotional item: embroidered OCA patches (suggested by Matt Ota)

 

NEW BUSINESS

  • Need assistant for Don Lynn
  • Star Gazers of Seal Beach/Leisure World – request for assistance.
  • Boy Scouts/Lost Valley camp and telescope
  • Donation of Clark Telescope to OCA

 

UPDATES NEEDING NO BOARD ACTION

  • Test directional arrow on Football Field pads – this has been postponed indefinitely because of Matt Ota has not been able to go out to Anza as initially expected.
  • Anza Site Committee update
  • WeatherCam status – the camera and mirror still need to be installed and connected.  Have compatible connectors and the new mirror been obtained?
  • Checking of keys to all structures at Anza (i.e. observatories/sheds) – the available keys have been tested and Charlie provided with a list of missing keys.
  • Remove and replace steel front door on observatory – status.
  • Anza perimeter fence - status


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