Announcements and notices

Fermilab’s COVID-19 Response Coordination Team will hold another virtual town hall session on Friday, Sept. 24, from 10-11 a.m. CT, for employees and users. The format includes a short COVID-19 briefing, followed by audience questions and informal discussion. Zoom information for the town hall can be found here (Services login required). If you were not able to attend Wednesday’s town hall session, you can view the recording (Services login required). Friday’s session will cover a different set of your questions, so…

The deadline to submit an April-May-June 2021 quarterly internet expense reimbursement request is Sept. 30, 2021. If you are a Fermilab employee who telecommutes full- or part-time, you are eligible to receive reimbursement for a portion of home internet expenses. Details can be found in the Announcements section in your FermiWorks account.

Weekly release scheduled to be deployed Thursday, Sept. 23: Update column length in “fermi users” tables to accommodate longer email addresses Update the Foreign National Security Plan per name change from Foreign Visits and Assignment Office to Foreign National Access Program (FNAP) Office

The Bible Exploration for Lunch League plans to begin doing the six-session video/discussion study from Prison Fellowship, “Outrageous Justice”  at their Tuesday noon meeting on Sept. 28. The study aims to give a clear understanding of criminal justice issues and show how to take action to promote peace and restoration. For more information see BELL’s home page at https://orgs.fnal.gov/bell/ or contact bellweb@fnal.gov.

Due to inclement weather, this work has been rescheduled to occur on Thursday, Sept. 23, from 8:15 a.m. to 4 p.m. The following message has been updated with the new date and time. ===================================== What are we doing? FESS is scheduled to perform the annual preventive maintenance on Feeder 43 at the Feynman Computing Center (FCC). When will this occur? Thursday, Sept. 23; 8:15 a.m. to 4 p.m. CT This maintenance is weather dependent. If needed, a new date will…

WHAT ARE WE DOING? FESS is scheduled to perform the annual preventive maintenance on Feeder 49 at the Feynman Computing Center (FCC). WHEN WILL THIS OCCUR? Wednesday, Sept. 22; 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Central Time This maintenance is weather dependent. If needed, a new date will be announced if the work needs to be postponed. WHAT IS THE IMPACT TO YOU? During the maintenance, the FCC building is expected to remain operational on standby generator power. WHAT DO YOU…

This message is for your information only. The maintenance is expected to be non-disruptive to users. MAINTENANCE DESCRIPTION Computing will be performing a network maintenance at the Feynman Computing Center (FCC). MAINTENANCE WINDOW Wednesday, Sept. 22; 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Central Time

After 41 years at Fermilab, Steve “Cheese” Conlon will retire on Tuesday, Sept. 28. Steve has worked as a technician and computer analyst. A self-proclaimed “cable guy” – helping with connections for computers, equipment in the AD division, cable runs, copper infrastructure builds and desktop support. When asked about his favorite memories of working at the Lab, Conlon replied, “Working with the fathers of the lab that Wilson brought in with him, and standing up at my 30th anniversary luncheon…