Cable Televison Advisory Board

Agendas & Minutes


Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
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Note: The official minutes for CTAB meetings and subcommittee meetings are on record with the Nashua City Clerk's Office. Minutes online may not include handouts or other materials presented at the meetings.

Meetings


  • 8:30 a.m.
  • 2nd Friday of each month
  • Aldermanic Chamber
    2nd floor of Nashua City Hall

Special Meetings


The chairman may call special meetings. Meetings of the board and its subcommittees adhere to the New Hampshire Right-to-Know law RSA 91-A, and are open to the public. CTAB board meetings are usually broadcast on Government Access Channel 16. CTAB board minutes are transcribed and posted following approval by CTAB.

Board Description


The functions of CTAB shall include the following responsibilities: Report to the Mayor and the Board of Aldermen. Define the mission and objectives of CTAB. Develop municipal channel and future Nashua access channel policies. Oversee the performance of the City's franchise agreement(s) for the delivery of cable television and any related services. Review existing and future franchise agreements and provide recommendations to the Mayor and the Board of Aldermen. Examine the subject of municipal regulation of cable television services, internet service, and any related services in New Hampshire and the United States. Coordinate activities between the City of Nashua and the franchisee. Explore and cultivate available programming sources. Monitor and evaluate existing programs and recommend changes to the franchisee for technical, programming and fee structure improvements. Examine relevant emerging technologies and other telecast options for municipal meetings, such as internet broadcasts. [NRO 12-18] CTAB will consist of 15 members total. The six members who are appointed by the Mayor shall serve for three-year terms. The members are as follows: one member representing the Board of Aldermen who will also serve as liaison between CTAB and Board of Aldermen, appointed by the president of the Board of Aldermen; corporation counsel or his or her designee; the Director of the Nashua Public Library or his or her designee; the Chief of the Fire Department or his or her designee; the Chief of the Police Department or his or her designee; the Superintendent of the School Department or his or her designee; the Director of the Information Technology Division or his or her designee; one member of the Nashua business community, appointed by the Mayor and approved by the Board of Aldermen; four members who are Nashua residents, appointed by the Mayor and approved by the Board of Aldermen; the Director of the Public Works Division or his or her designee; the Mayor or his or her designee; one member representing emergency management, appointed by the Mayor and approved by the Board of Aldermen. [NRO 12-20]