Minneapolis Telecommunications Network (MTN)
The Minneapolis Telecommunications Network (MTN) is a Public Non-profit Corporation (PNC). The articles of incorporation authorize the corporation in 1992: (1) to promote the use of cable communication systems for community and public access in the City of Minneapolis; (2) to address the information and cultural needs of residents, businesses, non-profit organizations, and governmental bodies; (3) to regulate, control and manage dedicated public channels; and (4) to make recommendations on other franchise issues.
Deadline: Open until filled. The application review process will begin Friday, November 8, 2013.
Seat 1: Council appointed director; terms to start 01/16/2014 and expire on 01/15/2018;
Seat 2: Council appointed director; term of immediately to 01/15/2017;
Seat 6: Mayor appointed director; terms to start 01/16/2014 and expire on 01/15/2018;
Seat 9: Council appointed; terms to start 01/16/2014 and expire on 01/15/2018;
The MTN is comprised of nine members, plus three ex-officio members. Five appointed by the City Council, three Mayoral appointments, and one joint Council President and Mayor, each serving a four-year term. The articles of incorporation contain a conflict of interest statement which prohibits directors (members) from having a financial interest in any entity engaged in or doing business with cable television in Minnesota. City residency is required.
Applications are available by clicking on the application links;
or by contacting the Office of the City Clerk at firstname.lastname@example.org or 612-673-3358. Persons may apply on their own behalf, nominate others for consideration or inform the Office of the City Clerk of persons to whom they wish application materials be sent.
Applications must be submitted to the Office of the City Clerk.
- Email your application to email@example.com
- Mail or deliver your application to:City Clerk Appointments
Room 304, 350 South Fifth Street
Minneapolis MN 55415-1382
- Fax your application to: 612-673-3812
City Contact: C John Harrison, 612-673-2906, CJohn.Harrison@minneapolismn.gov
MTN Contact: Michael Fallon, 612-331-8575 ext. 304 firstname.lastname@example.org
City Clerk Contact: Julie Johnson, 612-673-3358, Julie.email@example.com
Applications are forwarded from the City Clerk/Communications Department to Ways & Means/Budget committee members, Council President staff and Mayor staff for consideration. Applications are reviewed by the Ways and Means/Budget Committee for recommendation to the full Council.
Regular meetings are held the third Wednesday of the month, the meeting date changes annually. Members also participate in monthly committee activities. For more information about the activities of the Minneapolis Television Network, call Michael Fallon at (612) 331-8575 ext.304. There is no compensation. The meeting locations are accessible to persons with disabilities.
Attention: If you need this material in an alternative format please call (612) 673-3737 or email NCR@minneapolismn.gov. Deaf and hard-of-hearing persons may use a relay service to call 311 agents at (612) 673-3000. TTY users may call (612) 673-2157 or (612) 673-2626.
Attention: If you have any questions regarding this material please call 311 or (612) 673-2046.
The City of Minneapolis invites and encourages participation by every resident to each program, service and event within our city. Should you require an accommodation in order for you to fully participate, or should you require this document in a different format, please let us know by contacting 311 or (612) 673-3000, at least 5 days prior to the meeting.
Last updated Nov. 14, 2013