Meetings

September 16-17, 2013

Sep 16, 2013 to Sep 17, 2013
Annual Board Meeting
Washington, DC

Resolutions:

Unanimously

WHEREAS,

CPB management, in consultation with representatives from the public broadcasting system, has developed a request for the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for advance appropriations in support of the public broadcasting system for FY 2017; and

WHEREAS,

The Board of Directors has been briefed on CPB's proposed request, and CPB management has consulted with public broadcasting system members to ensure a broad spectrum of system needs for providing service was considered; and

WHEREAS,

CPB seeks to comply with the confidentiality of the OMB annual budget process by not releasing its budget request figures publicly until the President has delivered his budget request to Congress.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED,

The Board of Directors authorizes CPB management to submit CPB's appropriations request to OMB.

Resolution Date: 
Monday, September 16, 2013
7 in favor, 1 abstention

RESOLVED,

That the Board of Directors hereby approves the attached FY 2014 Operating Budget for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

RESOLVED,

Consistent with this resolution, the President and Chief Executive Officer may, from time to time, make reallocations in the line items of the budget not to exceed ten (10) percent of any line item, provided that such changes are consistent with statutory allocations contained in the Public Broadcasting Act and further provided that the Board is informed in advance of such reallocations through reports from the Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer.

RESOLVED,

Consistent with the authority delegated above, in the event of federal budget action that affects CPB's FY 2014 appropriation, the President and Chief Executive Officer may adjust the overall budget to comply with such action.

FURTHER RESOLVED,

The Board also endorses the accompanying FY 2014 Proposed Business Plan. CPB management will report to the Board of Directors periodically as to the progress made against the CPB Business Plan which the President and Chief Executive Officer may modify as circumstances warrant.

Resolution Date: 
Tuesday, September 17, 2013
Unanimously

RESOLVED,

That the Board of Directors adopts the following board meeting dates and locations for calendar year 2014:

February 10-11 in Washington, D.C.

April 8, Telephonic

June 23-24 in Washington, D.C.

September 15-16 in Washington, D.C.

November 17-18 in Washington, D.C

Resolution Date: 
Tuesday, September 17, 2013