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                     ROCKNET MEETING MINUTES

                         March 8, 2001

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

In attendance: Ben Pauwels, Bob Ekman, Jim Beller, Stan Klein, Brian Pierce,
Betsy Robbins, Roald Schrack, Mike Cannon

1) Minutes of the meeting of February 8 accepted.

2) Rocknet Website: Hungerford and Fallsmead community websites active.
Twinbrook Citizens Association website upgraded. Roald assisted Norman
Hampton on the Sister City website.

3) Betsy Robbins reported on statistics for February. City site had an
average of 1141 hits per day. Rocknet average of 249 per day.
Betsy reported that the spring recreation guide was placed on the city site.
The site shows current status of available summer camps. Next month the kids
art show will display 75 images.

4) Stan reported that Eastern European intruders are breaking into NT servers
that have not closed known weak points and attempting to blackmail companies
when they have obtained credit card numbers. Ben offered to be of help in
this area and look at Rocknet.

5) Mike suggests a letter and presentation to Mayor and Council to keep them
informed of Rocknet activities. Money appropriated last year and not spent
will roll over because it is in a special projects fund. Bob planned to
appear at budget hearing.

6) Rocknet plans to purchase a digital camera that stores images on 3.5"
floppy for ease of use by community groups.

7) It was also suggested that Rocknet should get more RAM and obtain a new
listserve program to expand our capacity to 100 listserves.

8) The possibility of placing advertisements for Rocknet on the City cable
channel was endorsed.

The meeting adjourned at 9:15 pm

Submitted on March 12, 2001 by 
  Roald A. Schrack
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