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                     ROCKNET MEETING MINUTES

                         November 9, 2000

Meeting convened at the City Manager's Conference Room, Rockville City Hall
at 7:30 PM

Those present were:
  Bob Ekman, Betsy Robbins, Brian Pierce, Jim Beller, Roald Schrack,
  Duncan Warner, Stan Klein

1) Minutes of the October meeting were accepted with minor corrections.

2) Betsy Robbins reported on the City site. A section called "Kidsville" is
being developed which will provide information of interest to children
about Rockville history and natural features. It will attempt to be
colorful and attractive as well as educational. 

The city Information Technology Strategic Plan was presented to the Mayor
and Council and was strongly supported.

3) Betsy Robbins presented the stats for the city site and Rocknet for
October. Rocknet is up to an average of 253 hits a day. The City site is
getting 1061 hits a day.

4) There was a discussion of minor alterations to the Rocknet site.

5) there were two responses so far to the letters sent to the civic
associations. There was some discussion of changing of the Sister City
Corporation page from the city server to the Rocknet server.

6) Bob Ekman discussed the desire of the Public Health officials to utilize
the listserve email service as a means of rapidly distributing notices to
the public about a health emergency -- like the recent Blue Nile Virus.

The meeting adjourned at 9:00 P.M.

Submitted on November 19, 2000 by 

    Roald A. Schrack
    13 Farsta Ct.
    Rockville, MD 20850
    voice: 301-279-7017
    fax:   301-279-8889