Category «Meetings»

New logo and outreach efforts

Thanks to supporter Tina for designing a new logo for our initiative. We plan to integrate it into this site soon. Tina also created a new Facebook page. Please like it as it spreads the word about our initiative. While we are hopeful the mayor will remain supportive of this initiative, we think it’s important …

August 2nd meeting update

We met last night at NCTV, just a few of us as many regulars were on vacation or were unavailable. Our central concern is how to move a community network forward in Northampton. Currently actions by the city are on hold while we wait for feedback from the mayor, hopefully within the next few weeks. …

June 7th meeting report

We were glad to welcome three new attendees at our meeting yesterday. Together we tackled draft residential and business surveys on a Northampton Community Network for release by the City. The surveys we are using are based on surveys conducted by the City of Loveland, Colorado. Using groupthink, we completed this task with a little …

Meeting with Mayor Narkewicz

We had a good meeting Monday with Mayor David Narkewicz and Antonio Pagan, the city’s Chief Information Officer, on our proposed community network for Northampton. The mayor is definitely not opposed to the initiative and sees a lot of potential value in such a network. He is also aware that such a network would be …

A good Chamber of Commerce meeting today

This morning we met with the Greater Northampton Chamber of Commerce’s Economic Development Committee to discuss a community network for Northampton. Curiously two members of the City Council are on it (Dennis Bidwell, Ward 2 and James Nash, Ward 3) giving us the unexpected opportunity to pitch our initiative to at least part of the …