The URTV Board of Directors will hold a special meeting on June 15 to vote on dismissing outspoken board member Richard Bernier. The meeting will be held in URTV’s studios at 5 p.m.
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URTV board approves new bylaws
In a special meeting Thursday, URTV’s Board of Directors unanimously approved new bylaws that concentrate more power in the board’s hands, but kept the current membership structure intact.
URTV board will meet tomorrow to vote on new bylaws
In violation of its own bylaws — which require at least seven days’ notice — the URTV Board of Directors will hold a special meeting tomorrow to vote on a new set of bylaws that would eliminate the current membership structure and place more power in the board’s hands.
Sweeping changes to URTV bylaws proposed; board cancels meeting
The meeting was supposed to determine whether local public-access channel URTV would adopt sweeping changes to its bylaws, scrap the current membership structure and place more power in the hands of its board of directors. But assembled outside the offices of Buncombe County Television on May 21, those board members faced a more immediate problem: […]
URTV board meeting canceled due to locked building; will be rescheduled
No one could find the right keys or door code to get into the locked Buncombe County Television offices, so Thursday’s meeting of the URTV Board of Directors was postponed. Board President Jerry Young told gathered onlookers and board members that it will be rescheduled soon.
URTV board will meet tomorrow: sweeping changes to bylaws proposed
While it’s not announced on the public-access channel’s Web site, the URTV board of directors will meet tomorrow at 6 p.m. A number of controversial topics could be on the board’s agenda, including major changes to the current bylaws that would eliminate the current membership structure and place more power in the board’s hands.
URTV showdown: Membership votes to dismiss board member
Amid arguments and considerable tension, URTV members voted 33-12 to dismiss outspoken board member Davyne Dial on April 29, according to figures from URTV staff. Dial and her supporters have taken issue with the process, however. An Asheville police officer was present during the proceedings. Impromptu sit-down: Embattled URTV board member Davyne Dial holds an […]
URTV staff: members vote 33-12 for board member’s removal; controversies continue
URTV members voted 33-12 on Wednesday to dismiss outspoken board member Davyne Dial, according to figures from URTV staff. However, Dial and her supporters have taken issue with the process.
URTV members — what do you think of today’s vote on removing a board member?
Whether or not outspoken URTV board member Davyne Dial will be removed from the public-access channel’s board will be decided in a poll today from 1 to 10 p.m. at URTV’s offices. Xpress invites URTV members to weigh in with their opinions and their experiences — and how they plan to vote.
URTV replaces membership meeting with poll to decide board member’s dismissal
An e-mail from the URTV Board of Directors announced that, instead of a member’s meeting to decide the fate of embattled board member Davyne Dial, there will be a “poll of the membership” from 1 p.m. to 10 p.m. tomorrow in the public-access channel’s offices.
URTV board president declares two members suspended
URTV Board President Jerry Young has told board members Davyne Dial and Richard Bernier that they are suspended from the public access channel’s board. Both Dial and Bernier have been outspoken critics of the station’s management, and are currently facing removal from their board positions.
URTV calls special meeting on removing board member
URTV will hold a special membership meeting April 29 to vote on the dismissal of board member Davyne Dial, who’s been outspoken in her criticism of the public-access channel’s management. According to a notice on the station’s Web site, the meeting will be held Wednesday, April 29, at 7 p.m. in Studio A, and all […]
URTV attorney explains call for special meeting to remove board member
A petition presented by URTV producer Dale Joyner calling for the removal of outspoken board member Davyne Dial at the last meeting of the public-access channel’s board of directors constituted a call for a special meeting of the channel’s membership, URTV attorney Scott Dillin asserted in an e-mail today.
URTV to hold special meeting on board member’s dismissal
URTV will hold a special meeting of the public access channel’s membership on April 29 to vote on the dismissal of Davyne Dial, a member of the station’s Board of Directors who has been outspoken in her criticism of management.
Controversy looms over URTV board meeting
At the URTV board’s March 19 meeting, outspoken members Davyne Dial and Richard Bernier kept their seats—for now, at least—despite a recommendation from the public-access channel’s Executive Committee that the two be dismissed. The board also voted to increase the number of times it meets and scrapped a controversial oath board members had been required […]
Videos of URTV’s most recent board meeting
Seven short video recordings of the URTV board of directors’ March 19 meeting.
URTV board meets, addresses controversies, station operations
Outspoken URTV board members Davyne Dial and Richard Bernier kept their seats — for now — despite a recommendation from the public-access channel’s executive committee that they be dismissed. The board also voted to increase the number of annual meetings and scrap a controversial oath.
Help Xpress report on the URTV board meeting
Thursday’s meeting of the URTV board will deal with a number of controversial issues, and Xpress is inviting attendees to assist our reporting on the events by joining in on the MXNow Twitter feed.
City looking to fill vacant URTV board seat
The city of Asheville is asking for applications to fill a vacant seat formerly occupied by Mark Wilson on the board of public-access channel URTV.
County may withhold URTV funding Money may be tight, but plans for Buncombe County’s new emergency-services training facility are proceeding full speed ahead. Training provided at the facility could save lives, county officials say. At its Feb. 17 meeting, the Board of Commissioners authorized a design contract with Keith Hargrove Architects and instructed staff to […]
There’s trouble at URTV. Who—and what—is responsible for that trouble? The answers depend on who you ask. Before the crowd: URTV Executive Director Pat Garlinghouse addressing a 2007 meeting of URTV producers. Photo by Jonathan Welch Launched in 2005, Asheville’s public-access channel is “a televised forum for legal, noncommercial speech; a place where you can […]