Item 11.9 - Attachment 2

Minutes - ParraConnect Advisory committe 18th July 2011

 

MINUTES OF THE ParraConnect Advisory COMMITTEE Workshop MEETING HELD IN MEETING Room Level 12 Boadroom, CIVIC PLACE, PARRAMATTA ON 18th July 2011, COMMENCING AT 1:05 PM.

 

PRESENT

 

Clr Lim (Chair), John Moxon, Frank Dorian, Alan Cadman, Catlin Vaughn(1.55pm), Greg Smith, Elios Alexoulis, Helen Hughes, Sia Anthopoulos.

 

APOLOGIES

 

Lord Mayor Clr Chedid, Clr McDermott, Clr Garrard, Clr Maitra, George Mavros,

Lisa Torrance.

 

 

2. Minutes of Previous Meeting:

The minutes of the previous meeting on 20th June were accepted.

 

 

3. Action Plan Status

The action plan was reviewed and updated as attached

 

4. Parraconnect Website

 

Sia provided a status on the website development. The site requires further content however this will be an ongoing activity. A facebook page and twitter account have been established.

 

5. Communications Plan

 

The committee is to offer a presentation to update the Chamber on the status of Parraconnect.

 

Sia is to undertake some direct marketing activities to further promote Parraconnect along with a number of articles in a range of publications and Parracity website, along with skype opportunities. The Parraconnect logo was discussed and endorsed.

 

6. Mobile Concierge Project

 

Michaela provided updated information to the committee on the progress of the project. Discussions are taking place with MYOB and the car parking Software Company. Other features being investigated include digital signature. Phase one of the project is scheduled to be delivered in November 2011.

 

 

 

 

 

 

7. Governance of The Advisory Committee

 

Clr Lim raised the issue of the future governance of the committee in particular the structure and purpose of Parraconnect. Discussion took place around the notion to separate the operations of Parraconnect. An example structure is the Parramatta Cultural Trust.

 

 

8. Next Meeting

 

Next meeting 15th August 2011.

 

 

 


Item 11.9 - Attachment 2

Minutes - ParraConnect Advisory committe 18th July 2011

 

 

6. Actions:

 

Description

Responsible

Target

Status

Create a Parraconnect Web Site.

Domain name with PCC

Review design/content of website

Secure environment for the committee to share documents

 

Elios Alexoulis

Elios Alexoulis

Elios Alexoulis

 

 

20/06/11

20/06/11

TBD

Completed

Completed

Initiate contact with Cisco.

 

Greg Smith

18/07/11

Completed. Arrange an onsite meeting at Cisco for advisory committee members.

Kiosk Subcommittee Progress

George Mavros

18/07/11

Ongoing status report next meeting

Clr Lim is to write to Microsoft on behalf of ParraConnect and other major players introducing ParraConnect.

Clr Lim

20/06/11

 

Completed and a meeting has also taken place

 

Clr Lim will contact the University of Western Sydney for suggest names of who may be a suitable committee member, for replacement of Geoff Lee.

 

Clr Lim

20/6/11

Waiting on feedback / response from Geoff Lee

DA consents have a condition that ensures technology future proofing for all developments.

Elios Alexoulis

 

31/8/11

Has progressed internally

Media Release to be distributed shortly regarding achievements of Parraconnect with a focus on Mobile Concierge and other Smart City initiatives over the last 12 months

 

Elios Alexoulis /

Sia Anthopoulos

05/07/11

Mobile Concierge press release drafted

Promotional clip to be put together meeting with Communications with 2 weeks

Sia Anthopoulos / Elios Alexoulis

05/07/11

Members to contact Sia

Web site link to be sent to all committee members for their review and feedback

Sia Anthopoulos / Elios Alexoulis

22/07/11

 

 

Clr Lim is to write and make an offer to the Chamber of Commerce to present an update on Parraconnect.

Clr Lim

15/08/11

 

Governance of The Advisory Committee

The matter is for further consideration at future meetings

Committee

15/08/11

 

 

 

NEXT MEETING

15th August 2011 at 1:00 pm

Level 12 Boadroom, CIVIC PLACE, PARRAMATTA.