Telecommunications Advisory Committee


  • 7:00 pm
  • First Monday of March, June, and December
  • Second Monday of September 
  • Apple Valley Municipal Center
    7100 147th St. W.
    Apple Valley, MN 55124


  • Jerry Brown, Chair
  • Barry Berg
  • David Cherner
  • Dale Rodell
  • Carson Turnquist

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The five-member Telecommunications Advisory Committee serves in an advisory capacity to the City Council on issues relating to telecommunications, including cable television service, telephone service, wireless communications, and data transmission services. The committee has the following roles, responsibilities, and duties:

  • Perform any other cable TV and telecommunications related tasks as may be assigned to it by the City Council
  • Provide a forum of first consideration for cable TV complaints regarding service, programming, access, and quality of reception
  • Serve as an overseer of franchise grantee compliance with indemnification, insurance, security fund, and performance bond requirements
  • Serve as an overseer of franchise grantee compliance with system expansion requirements
  • Serve as the investigatory and evaluatory body during franchise renewal proceedings
  • Serve, on an ongoing basis, as the evaluatory body of cable system performance