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Public Hearing Update

July 23, 2009

Quick update:

The Public Hearing for the Verizon Franchise Agreement is now on Monday, August 31st at 1:00pm in the Council Chambers of the City-County Building (5th floor). If you would like to speak at this meeting, call the city clerk’s office before August 31st and give them your name.

The City Clerk’s Office phone number is (412) 255-2138.

We’re looking forward to seeing you on August 31st!

CANCELED: July 29th Public Hearing

July 21, 2009

We just found out that next week’s Public Hearing regarding the Verizon Franchise Agreement has been canceled. I will immediately post the new date when it is rescheduled.

Tomorrow the city will be hosting a Post Agenda Hearing about the franchise agreement, during which speakers who are experts in the subject will discuss the topic at hand. We would like to establish a presence at the hearing, so we invite friends of PCTV to join us in attendance. Please keep in mind that only the guests invited by the city council will be permitted to speak at this hearing. The details include the following:

Wed. July 22, 2009; 1:00 pm
Council Chambers
 (5th floor of the City-County Building in Pittsburgh [414 Grant Street])

We hope you can make it downtown tomorrow. Thank you for your support!

Public Hearing and a New Exec Director

July 20, 2009

July has certainly been a busy month so far, and PCTV has two more important items to share with you:

  1. A Public Hearing has been scheduled regarding the Verizon Franchise Agreement. We URGE you to come and show your support for Pittsburgh Community TV. Your attendance is very important! It will take place on Wednesday, July 29th at 1:30pm in the Council Chambers on the 5th floor of the City-County Building in Pittsburgh (414 Grant Street). We’ll keep you updated on any more information we receive about the hearing, including how people may register to speak.
  2. Some very exciting news: PCTV is pleased to announce the hiring of a new executive director! His name is John Patterson, and he comes to Pittsburgh from California with experience in running a public access station and in arts and media management. Click here for the full press release.

Thank you for your support!

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