Technology Meeting Minutes 08/20/2018

Otis Technology Committee

Meeting Minutes

Otis Town Hall Conference Room

August 20, 2018

6:00 pm



Meeting called to order at 6:00 pm in the Town Hall Conference Room and a quorum is present.


Present:  Bill Hiller, George Mabee, Larry Gould, Frank Tolopko, Craig and Carol Heffner, Ken Mayer, Rase Ann DeRupo andCharles Schwartz



Approval of Meeting Minutes.  Approval of June 18, 2018 Technology meeting minutes were unanimously approved.


Website Encryption.  After our meeting with Bobby Flower of Prospect Marketing, he encouraged us to setup website encryption through our server.  This should cost us approximately $150 annually. This was unanimously approved.


Building Security.  The Select Board has requested us to look into what may be available for security cameras. This is a long term project. We will check with Jim Crandall to see what he has gathered to date and also look into the door issue.


Postage Machine. This was tabled pending further discussion


New Email Implementation. John Shannon did not make the meeting but we did decide to move forward.   


Vadar and Accela.  Nothing about the software installation affects Technology with the exception that all users of the software must have access installed.


Broadband Updates.  Phase 1 is almost completely connected.  Make-ready work for Phase 3 and 4 is done.  Home installation has begun in phase 2.



The meeting was adjourned at 6:45 pm.


Minutes submitted by Bill Hiller, Select Board and Technology Committee member