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. Minutes 6. Announcements 7. Reports from Officers and Committees 8. Other Business 9….

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 Interest 4. Minutes 5. Announcements 6. Public Comments – by teleconference only- instructions below 7….

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 teleconference only- instructions below 7. Reports from Officers a. Chair i. Budget ii. Pole…

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 rural communities are being left behind. And, it attempts to mask the…

SoVT CUD Special Meeting 7/13, 6p, via Telecon

Southern Vermont Communications Union District (SoVT CUD) Special Meeting by Teleconference* 6:00 PM, Monday, July 13, 2020 1. Call to Order – Start recording 2. Roll Call 3. Conflict of Interest 4. Announcements 5. Public Comments – by teleconference only- instructions below 6. RDOF Teaming Agreement with Tilson 7. Adjournment – End recording *SoVT CUD…

BIG Feasibility Presentations

Windham Regional Commission (WRC) presentation of feasibility study results for Windham County. Study was done by Rural Innovation Strategies Inc (RISI) and Valleynet, who are also doing the same for SoVT CUD: http://sovtcud.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/WRC-Broadband-Feasibility_June-24.pdf Presentation on feasibility study plans from RISI presented at SoVT CUD regular meeting on 7/2: http://sovtcud.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Bennington-kickoff.pdf

Communications district hires BCRC as grant manager

  By Jim Therrien, Bennington Banner BENNINGTON — The board of the new Southern Vermont Communications Union District met Wednesday to approve a grant management agreement with Bennington County Regional Commission and discussed possible funding sources and an emerging association for CUDs in Vermont. https://www.benningtonbanner.com/stories/communications-district-hires-bcrc-as-grant-manager,606246?