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Date:
March 16, 2007
For More Information Contact:
Diane Gonzolas, Citizen Information Center, 441-7831


CABLE ADVISORY BOARD TO DISCUSS REVIEW OF TIME WARNER

Meetings of the Cable Television Advisory Board are set for 4 to 6 p.m. Monday, March 19 and Thursday, March 22. Both meetings will be in the Mayor’s Conference Room, 555 South 10th Street.

The Lincoln City Council passed a resolution calling for the board to conduct a performance evaluation of Time Warner Cable (resolution attached). Specific issues include the programming guide and DVR (digital video recorder) software. At next week’s meetings, board members will discuss the process for the evaluation and the process to take public comments.

All meetings for the Cable Television Advisory Board are open to the public. The meetings next week will include limited time for members of the public to comment on the processes being discussed. Public comment on Time Warner will be scheduled at a later time.

Members of the Cable Television Advisory Board are appointed by the Mayor and approved by the City Council. The board monitors the local cable company, considers complaints against the cable franchise, makes recommendations on cable policy issues and recommends policy for access channels.


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