SoVT CUD: 2020.11.11, 6p: Meeting and Hearing

SoVT CUD will hold a public hearing on our annual report at our next regular meeting on November 11. (This has been moved from 11/4 in anticipation of election fallout.) We will be presenting a budget for FY21 and reviewing the past year’s activities. It is...

SoVT CUD Special Meeting: 2020.10.21, 6p

Southern Vermont Communications Union District (SoVT CUD) Special Meeting by Teleconference* 6:00 PM, Wednesday, October 21, 2020 6:00PM Meeting 1.    Call to Order – Start recording 2.    Roll Call 3.    Conflict of Interest 4.    Public Comments 5.    Executive...

SoVT CUD Special Meeting, 2020.10.14, 6p

Southern Vermont Communications Union District (SoVT CUD) Special Meeting by Teleconference* 6:00 PM, Wednesday, October 14, 2020 6:00PM Meeting 1. Call to Order – Start recording 2. Roll Call 3. Conflict of Interest 4. Public Comments 5. Executive Session to discuss...

SoVT CUD Regular Meeting 2020.10.07, 6p

Southern Vermont Communications Union District (SoVT CUD) Meeting by Teleconference* 6:00 PM, Wednesday, October 7, 2020 6:00PM Meeting 1. Call to Order – Start recording 2. Roll Call 3. Conflict of Interest 4. Minutes 5. Announcements 6. Public Comments 7. Reports...

Study: SoVT CUD should partner to ensure viability

The Southern Vermont Communications Union District will need to partner or merge with a neighboring district to succeed in bringing fiber-based broadband service to Bennington County, according to a consultant team hired by the district. Study: Communications district...

SoVT CUD: Special Meeting 9/9/2020, 6p

Southern Vermont Communications Union District (SoVT CUD) Special Meeting by Teleconference* 6:00 PM, Wednesday, September 9, 2020 6:00PM Meeting 1. Call to Order – Start recording 2. Roll Call 3. Conflict of Interest 4. Pole Survey – Approve proceeding with Tilson 5....

SoVT CUD: Special Meeting 2020.09.03, 6p

*** REGULAR MEETING RESCHEDULED DUE TO TECHNICAL DIFFICULTIES *** Southern Vermont Communications Union District (SoVT CUD) Meeting by Teleconference* 6:00 PM, Thursday, September 3, 2020 6:00PM Meeting 1. Call to Order – Start recording 2. Roll Call 3. Conflict of...

Emergency Broadband Plan vs CUDs

This relates directly to our discussion at our last meeting. People need Internet now. CUDs hope to get them some in a few years. What to do. from the article: “Vermont’s emergency plan to boost broadband access in the wake of Covid-19 could stifle the growth of...

SoVT CUD Regular Meeting 8/5/2020, 6p

Southern Vermont Communications Union District (SoVT CUD) Meeting by Teleconference* 6:00 PM, Wednesday, August 5, 2020 6:00PM Meeting 1. Call to Order – Start recording 2. Roll Call 3. Conflict of Interest 4. Minutes 5. Announcements 6. Public Comments – by...

Federal Definition of Broadband Is Useless and Harmful

From the article: “In short, the FCC’s 25/3 metric is not only a useless metric, it is an actively harmful one. It masks the rapid monopolization of high-speed access occurring in the United States and obscures the extent to which low-income neighborhoods and...