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Public meeting 

The fourth Monday of each month at 5:30 p.m. 

The Iowa City Telecommunications Commission meeting scheduled for Monday, January 22, 2018, at 5:30 p.m. has been cancelled due to a lack of quorum.  The next meeting is scheduled for Monday, February 26, 2018 at 5:30 p.m.

Agendas

View the agenda for the 01/22/2018 meeting.  (Note: this meeting has been cancelled)

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Staff contact 

Ty Coleman 

Board Members

Term: 03/13/15 - 07/01/18, Derek Ryan Johnk

Term: 03/13/15 - 07/01/18, Laura Bergus

Term: 03/13/16 - 07/01/19, Paul Gowder              

Term: 07/01/17 - 07/01/20, Matthew Brenton                

Term: 07/01/17 - 07/01/20, Commission Vacancy   

Origin 

Contact staff

Number of members 

Five

Appointed by 

City Council

Term 

Three years

Duties 

Include serving as a review board to resolve disputes between any subscriber or potential subscriber and the cable company; reviewing and auditing reports by the cable company to the City as required by the Cable Television Ordinance; working with the public, the media, the City, and the cable company for the purpose of making recommendations on various issues; monitoring and promoting community programming and the use of the local access channels by a wide range of individuals, institutions, and organizations; informing and educating citizens on matters related to cable TV and other communications systems; and monitoring and reviewing State and Federal legislative and regulatory action or change.

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