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25 thoughts on “Live coverage of Asheville City Council’s June 28 meeting

  1. I should sign up for twitter to do this, right? Does this auto-load the tweets or do I have to reload the page?

    If I have to reload the page, couldn’t you just add a meta-refresh?

    Am I really this interested in the details? You bet.

  2. Re: Zoning request: Wow! Imagine if everyone confronted with a violation would simply find out what it takes to comply with regulations!

  3. No offense, but why would a company that specializes in hold messages for corporate/medical clients want to run a public access channel?

  4. The proposal doesn’t *not* include public access, it’s just not the focus of the proposal.

    There’s a few other tricky things to navigate in the proposal, though, and no one’s mentioned them yet.

  5. Not sure even I could get behind a “required” outlet for free speech.

    Have to think about that one.

    Who was the producer, Chris?

  6. So…it could be a little bit community media, and a lot of future possibilities that may or may not be worthwhile to the community. Meanwhile the City & County is funding this new nebulous entity for approximately $100,000. over a three year period, as “seed money.” IF they can see the benefit, and a proposer can figure out what the hell the Cities really asking for. Meantime public access could be a part or maybe not….If not the PEG monies would be diverted into the City’s channel…..which sounds like what they have really wanted for some time.n Mismanagement just made it easy for them. If this is clear as mud…that was obviously the intent of City staff.

  7. I’m pretty sure I know what they’re looking for. The real question is: Who is going to look at that funding figure and take a jump at it?

  8. The only firm way to figure out what they want, is get a copy of the meeting on DVD from Maggie Burleson. In addition to the City “seed money” there is also PEG money that is not clearly mentioned in this RFP….but is touched on during Bradley’s presentation and the subsequent Q & A.

  9. Why can’t they just put the thing online?

    It’s not like I’m going to be in town next week.

    Oh, wait. I might be. Do they hold copies at City Hall?

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