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RDCO-Joe Rich Electronic Reader Board & Accrued Funds Proposal - Shared screen with speaker view
Alyssa Patterson
01:20:53
question what happens if the power goes out? Is there a battery backup/solar option?
Dustin Siewert
01:22:47
because the funds were accrued under a very specific contract would the RDCO consider the community spending it on something else other than a sign? before the RDCO take back the funding...
Karen Ouwendyk
01:23:27
question: If the sign is damaged or vandalized, beyond the $2500 we have budgeted, what happens
Amanda’s iPhone
01:23:51
could funding be used to pay an individual to change the messages on the current sign
Dustin Siewert
01:24:09
you can ask
Dustin Siewert
01:26:20
understood thank you
Karen Ouwendyk
01:26:28
You can
Andrea
01:26:40
is this to be a JRRATS voting members decision or a Joe Rich all residents vote to decide?
Andrea
01:26:46
you can ask it Heather
Courtney2
01:27:22
can we consider alternatives before deciding on the goudie sign? or is there time pressure due to procurement of the other two signs?
Alyssa Patterson
01:27:40
Question who would own the sign?
Alyssa Patterson
01:27:49
Nvm
Courtney2
01:30:27
no thanks
Alyssa Patterson
01:31:02
Question could the funds be used to purchase things like foosball tables etc to get bums in the seats at the hall?
Karen Ouwendyk
01:32:22
Has Ellison Community agreed to the sign?
Karen Ouwendyk
01:32:30
You can ask
Alyssa Patterson
01:32:36
I don't have a mike
Julie Johnson
01:33:19
PIease ask: I am concerned the sign isn't far enough off the ground not to be partially blocked by snow accumulation. From the drawing it looks to be about 2 1/2 feet.
Courtney2
01:34:33
what about a greenhouse? JRRATS could also do programming out of it, plant sale fundraisers. could that be considered for hall grounds? would that qualify under gas tax or have to come from accrued funds?
Courtney2
01:34:49
please ask
BSellers
01:37:46
Very valid points! Thank you Mark
Alyssa Patterson
01:40:41
Question if the 52,000 for programing is not used for the sign will the next contract withhold hall funding.
Alyssa Patterson
01:40:51
I don't have a mike
Alyssa Patterson
01:43:54
I think the greenhouse is an awesome idea!
Courtney2
01:45:35
the hall is old and I would support a good chunk going into a capital reserve.
BSellers
01:46:34
“comment”
Karen Ouwendyk
01:49:06
Great question
Courtney2
01:51:27
it was a comment as an alternative way to use the accrued funds given the concern with using up the funds. The tone of the conversation has come across that the accrued funds may impact future funding from rdco and other sources as Mark stated and that they should be spent asap, and the sign is an opportunity to do so.
Courtney2
01:51:33
another comment
Courtney2
01:51:57
please read they are just comments
Jeff Artiss
01:53:03
QUESTION for you to ask: Can you clarify on why the fire department is unable to use?
Jeff Artiss
01:53:24
For specific fire hazards / concerns / emergency?
A. Volk
01:54:24
I think he just meant for fire Dept messages
Jeff Artiss
01:54:25
Ok. Thank you for your reply.
A. Volk
01:55:44
for Murray: not talking about investing in fire set. just using it for messages like “no open burning”
Andrea
01:56:14
just to clarify, the gas tax is finding the sign at the hall. but the accrued funds in jrrats are not from gas tax.
Andrea
01:56:20
?
Andrea
01:56:24
you can ask
Andrea
01:57:00
funding*
Andrea
01:59:43
so by giving up the current letter board, we give up the ability to communicate anything that doesn’t have to do with the hall programming (such as fd messages and emergency communications). just a comment.
A. Volk
02:00:07
again, Jeff’s question was about the fire Dept putting messages on the board, NOT diverting the funding.
Jeff Artiss
02:00:41
A.Volk - Correct. Not asking for funds - just messages.
A. Volk
02:02:40
so by going with this sign the fire Dept will be losing one of the ways we communicate with the community? doesn’t make a lot of sense.
Alyssa Patterson
02:03:47
A.Volk I agree
Karen Ouwendyk
02:04:06
Agreed
Jeff Artiss
02:04:14
Agreed.
Joanna
02:04:41
Agreed
Andrea
02:04:56
agreed
Emily
02:06:09
I feel that we need that information from Murray whether the signs can be used independent of each other, and if so, then I understood we could use the sign for other messaging.
A. Volk
02:09:00
just the occasional fire Dept message, not looking to take anything over
JR Society
02:09:43
It’s primarily for community programming information which is a real good thing for Joe Rich
Emily
02:09:48
I don’t believe that’s being implied, but the flexibility to use it if needed, just as we do now.
Emily
02:11:42
It’s a comment.
Murray Kopp
02:11:49
To clarify again - I am not 100% sure that the proposed sign at Goudie & Highway 33 will be limited to messaging that is focused on the community hall. The proposed use of JRRATS accrued tax funds which were intended to support "community hall programming". If we can program the two signs independently (probable) then the RDCO and JRRATS can potentially explore a sign message "procedure" that would focus the majority of messages to support the community hall and when needed (i.e. emergency situations, etc.) then alternate messages for the community.
Dustin Siewert
02:11:56
I can understand that the signage is meant for community events etc, but if there is a fire ban or say community information pertaining to a local fire evacuation I would hope to see these messages on the boards. ( comment)
Courtney2
02:13:21
the challenge with programing and spending the funds as always been the challenge of obtaining volunteers to administer the programing which is further challenged by the societies limited ability to have "employees" so I strongly encourage anyone who is concerned about spending the funds to volunteer and attend the programming!!
Courtney2
02:13:43
please read
Andrea
02:20:32
will we get an answer regarding the messaging of the goudie sign so that we can use that info for the vote
Cindy Smith
02:21:10
are we able to get a confirmation on the messaging question before voting is closed
Heather
02:21:31
I will ask Cindy/ Andrea
Murray Kopp
02:21:55
I will aim to answer this question and provide a response to the JRRATS Board later this week.
Amanda’s iPhone
02:21:59
Thank you so much everyone for all of the info & time much appreciated !
Andrea
02:22:02
thank you
Cindy Smith
02:22:05
thank you
Jeff Artiss
02:22:19
Thank you Murray / BoD.