|Purpose: THIS IS THE REGULAR QUARTERLY MEETING OF THE TAAFRC. The agenda is below|
AGENDA FOR 11-28-2023 TOWER ACCESS ASSISTANCE FUND REVIEW COMMITTEE MEETING
1.Roll call and determination of whether a voting quorum is present.
2.Approval of minutes of previous meeting. September 26, 2023.
3. Financial report. Balance September 2023 $ 1,068,464.77
4.Media items, if any.
5- WTAAF matters dealt with by any TAAFRC member due to outside contact.Pendleton, Greenbrier, Harrison & Doddridge Ritchie County Applications.
6. Status reports regarding uncompleted Projects which have received grant funds:
TAF WETZEL 19A (WILEYVILLE) TOWER FINISHED Our Structure is finished, we have Antennas on order, some are in, and some are not. They have the Grounding both inside and outside the building finished, they were working on finishing the ice bridge the other day. We also have Radio Racks on order but have not seen them yet. My Commission has also purchased DC Power plants for both our tower sites, the batteries are here but our racks for them are still MIA as well. It's coming along Slowly but surely. Steve Yoho, 10-23-2023
TAF FAYETTE 21A (VALLEY) . Crews has been down there doing demo on old fencing and tower. Phillip Pack 10-24-2023
TAF HARDY 21A (LOST CITY) , finalized our equipment list for the Aviat material. They are pouring the legs, the pad for the generator and the pad for the building this week. Hopefully, they will be able to start erecting the tower steel within the next two to three weeks. In addition, the electric should be run to the site. We have already run the piping along with the fiber from Hardy Telecommunications and First Energy will pull their cable. Paul R. Lewis 10-5-2023
TAF NICHOLAS 21A (9-1-1) All of our tower, microwave hops and other equipment is set to be shipped to us, Premier Construction will be at our new location tomorrow to start working on the roof top John McGinnis 10-26-2023
TAF CLAY 21A (CLAY) Still waiting on Marion to do the foundation. Tower is ready at Allstate. David Schoolcraft 10-26-2023
TAF GRANT 22B (BAYARD) Mead and hunt on site yesterday, Marion's goal is due diligence to be done by Jan 1, 2024, Peggy Alt 10-27-2023
TAF CABELL 22A (BARBOURSVILLE) Ground clearing completed. The Caissons have been dug, poured and passed testing. The tower steel fabrication has just been completed and will be ready to ship. The building did have an issue as the manufacturer didnt received the PO, but after discussing the issue with them, they are still able to meet the original delivery window of April 2024. Next step is to get AEP to get power to the site. Marion with Premier construction is scheduling that with AEP over the next couple weeks. Once that is completed, the Marion will schedule the delivery of the tower steel. Steven D. Vititoe 10-26-2023
Additional items as appropriate.
Tower Fund ApplicationsTAF Grant 23A Mt Storm
7.Next meeting will be held at 10:00 a.m., in the small first floor hearing room of the WVPSC Building (201 Brooks Street, Charleston, WV) and conference bridge on December 12, 2023 (if needed)
8.Order and/or subject matter of agenda items may change during the meeting.
Grant Co Application 23A Mt Storm
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