Community Media Committee

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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Members

  • Ying MacDonald
    Term Expires: 2024
  • Emily Mitchell, Select Board Liaison
  • Vacancy 2023
  • Mark Guetersloh, Chair
    Term Expires: 2023
  • Bryan Carr, Clerk
    Term Expires: 2023
  • Uma Kaundinya, Vice Chair
    Term Expires: 2024

Overview

Purpose

The purpose of the committee is to advise the Select Board on matters pertaining to the development and delivery of Public, Educational, and Governmental (PEG) access programming including licensing and operation of cable television in the Town.

Responsibilities

The Committee's responsibilities are to:

  • Provide recommendations to the Select Board regarding the delivery of PEG programming to all Bedford residents and/or persons affiliated with Bedford institutions, organizations, businesses, or agencies via cable, social media, and other current and emerging technologies and media
  • Monitor the Cable Operators' license and the PEG Access Service Provider's contract for compliance
  • Inform relevant parties of instances of license or contract noncompliance
  • Receive information regarding the Town's cable television funds and make recommendations to the Select Board concerning expenditures from those funds and the development of new sources of funds as appropriate
  • Investigate and work to resolve any consumer problems relating to the operation of cable television

Complaint Process

Subscribers ought to attempt to resolve any customer service or billing issues directly with their cable service provider. Should a subscriber not be able to achieve satisfactory results by this method, however, please write to the Committee with a complete description of the problem. The Committee will investigate.

Resources

This information is provided in good faith for guidance and reference purposes only. The Town of Bedford takes no legal responsibility for the accuracy of the information provided via this web page.

Bedford's current PEG access service provider is Bedford Community Access Television, Inc. Please direct PEG access requests to them at 781-275-5004.