COMMUNICATIONS & TECHNOLOGY COMMISSION (CTC)

    

COMMISSIONERS
     Candice Weber, Chair
     Richard Cassel, Vice Chair
     Michael Brockman
     Keith Marks
     Linda Stock
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STAFF
     Deborah Steller, Media Operations Director

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Meets monthly on the 3rd Tuesday of the month,
at 7:00pm, in the Council Chambers (subject to change)

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COMMISSION PROFILE

MISSION STATEMENT: Dedicated to assuring that Calabasas has up to date technologies that will enhance the quality of life for all at home, school, work and play.

The purpose of the Commission is to advise the City Council on various matters relating to the City's cable television franchises, video services, telecommunications issues, communication technology, and other relevant emerging technologies. In addition, the Commission acts as a planning commission when reviewing and approving wireless telecommunications facilities.

The objectives of the Commission include the following:

Monitoring State franchised video service providers and, to the extent permitted by Federal, State and City law and regulation, recommending enforcement actions for consideration by the City Council;
Monitoring the status of state and federal legislation and relevant case law regarding wired and wireless telecommunications and cable television issues, and performing any additional duties related hereto;
Providing input on programming and production for CTV, the Calabasas channel, and on the content of the City’s website;
Acting as a planning commission of the City with respect to wireless communication facilities, holding public hearings on proposed applications and related Conditional Use Permits, and related actions as provided by Section 17.12.050(l) of this code;
Monitoring and recommending adoption of or further consideration of technologies to the City Council; Overseeing the issuance of permits for film and video production; and
Performing such other duties as may be requested from time to time by the City Council.

The Commission shall be comprised of five members who are residents of the City of Calabasas. It is preferred that the members be cable subscribers and have experience in or knowledge of cable television, performing arts, wireless communications, business or media.

 
LINKS TO TELEVISION ASSOCIATIONS
SCANNATOA - Southern Cal and Nevada Chapter of NATOA
C-Span - The C-Span Network’s Web Site
ITVA - International Television Association
NAB - National Association of Broadcasters
NATOA - National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors
ACM - The Alliance for Community Media
FCC - Federal Communications Commission Web Site
Daily Digest - FCC Daily Digest
Calchannel - The California Channel
CAcities - League of California Cities
CPUC - California Public Utilities Commission
CPUC Form - CPUC Complaint form
CSUN - Cal State University Northridge, Center for Disabilities

Questions or comments to Deborah Steller, Media Operations Director

 

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