Midpen Media Board of Directors Special Meeting

Next date: Monday, May 03, 2021 | 04:00 PM

The Midpen Media Board of Directors holds regular meetings quarterly. The meeting calendar is set at the end of the year. For 2021 the regular meeting dates are: Monday, January 25, 2021, Monday, March 22, 2021, Monday, April 19, 2021, Monday, August 16, 2021, and Monday, November 15, 2021.

Occasionally the Midpen Media Board of Directors will hold special meetings to accommodate further discussions or scheduling conflicts.

COVID-19 Notice

Pursuant to the provisions of California Governor’s Executive Order N-29-20, issued on March 17, 2020, to prevent the spread of Covid-19, this meeting will be held by virtual teleconference only, with no physical location. Members of the public who wish to participate by computer or phone can find the instructions below. To ensure participation in a particular item, we suggest calling in or connecting online 15 minutes before the item you wish to speak on.

Meeting Procedures and Resources

Public Comment

Members of the public may speak to agendized items; up to three minutes per speaker, to be determined by the presiding officer.

Members of the Public may provide public comments to teleconference meetings via email, teleconference, or by phone.

  1. Written public comments may be submitted by email to board@midpenmedia.org.
  2. Spoken public comments using a computer will be accepted through the teleconference meeting. To address the Board click on the link provided to access a Zoom-based meeting. Please read the following instructions carefully.
    1. You may download the Zoom client or connect to the meeting in- browser. If using your browser, make sure you are using a current, up-to-date browser: Chrome 30 , Firefox 27 , Microsoft Edge 12 , Safari 7 . Certain functionality may be disabled in older browsers including Internet Explorer.
    2. You may be asked to enter an email address and name. We request that you identify yourself by name as this will be visible online and will be used to notify you that it is your turn to speak.
    3. When you wish to speak on an Agenda Item, click on “raise hand.” The meeting host will activate and unmute speakers in turn. Speakers will be notified shortly before they are called to speak.
    4. When called, please limit your remarks to the time limit allotted.
    5. A timer will be shown on the computer to help keep track of your comments.
  3. Spoken public comments using a smart phone will be accepted through the teleconference meeting. To address the Board, download the Zoom application onto your phone from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store and enter the Meeting ID below. Please follow the instructions 2.1-2.5 above.
  4. Spoken public comments using a phone use the telephone number listed below. When you wish to speak on an agenda item hit *9 on your phone so we know that you wish to speak. You will be asked to provide your first and last name before addressing the Board of Directors. You will be advised how long you have to speak. When called please limit your remarks to the agenda item and time limit allotted.

Zoom Information

Join the Midpen Media Board of Directors meeting by Zoom to provide public comment or just to watch.
Meeting ID: 839 8020 7834
Phone Number: 1 (669) 900-6833

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Special Meeting of the Board of Directors of the Midpeninsula Community Media Center Monday, May 3, 2021, 4 PM – 6 PM


  1. Welcome and Introductions
  2. Announcements/Acknowledgements/Public Comment
  3. Approval of Outstanding Minutes
    ACTION: Approve March 22, 2021 Minutes
  4. Committee Reports:
    1. Investment Update – Mercer
    2. Finance Report – Sato
      1. Q1 Financials Update – Stokstad
  5. Executive Director/CEO Update
    1. Q1 ED/Staff Report
        1. Programs Update – Jesse Norfleet, Director of Programs
        2. Update on Restructuring and Program Options to Support our Core Mission
  6. Recess to Closed Session
    1. Real Estate – Lease Midpen Facility Office Space (Gov. Code section 54956.8.)
    2. Personnel Matters – (Gov. Code section 54957(b)(1).)
  7. Report out of Closed Session
  8. Adjournment