Public meeting 

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

The next meeting of the Iowa City Telecommunications Commission will be held on Monday, October 22, 2018, at 5:30 p.m. in the City of Iowa City Cable TV Office, located on level 3A of the Tower Place parking facility at 10 S. Linn St. 

If you will need disability-related accommodations in order to participate in this program/event, please contact Ty Coleman at 319-356-5454 or  Early requests are strongly encouraged to allow sufficient time to meet your access needs.


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There is currently one vacancy to fill a three-year term that began on July 1, 2018. 

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Staff contact 

Ty Coleman 

Board Members

Term: 03/13/16 - 06/30/19, Paul Gowder              

Term: 07/01/17 - 06/30/20, Matthew Brenton                

Term: 07/01/17 - 06/30/20, James Pierce   

Term: 07/01/18 - 06/30/21, Kyla Paterson

Term: 07/01/18 - 06/30/21, Commission Vacancy




Contact staff

Number of members 


Appointed by 

City Council


Three years


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.

City Government