Minneapolis Telecommunications Network (MTN) Vacancies

The Minneapolis Telecommunications Network (MTN) is designated to operate the public access channels for the City of Minneapolis on Comcast’s and CenturyLink’s cable communications system. MTN shall maintain and operate a fully equipped and staffed public access production studio facility with related office space. MTN shall provide access to the equipment, facilities, and services provided. MTN shall provide training, equipment and channel time to City residents. MTN shall develop policies and procedures for use and operation of the public access equipment, facilities, and channels.

See the Minneapolis Television Network website.

Deadline: Open until filled; application review process will begin on Monday, April 3, 2017.


There are currently 4 vacancies.


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.

Application Instructions

Complete the Application Form (pdf) and the Voluntary Demographic Questionnaire (pdf).

Send completed forms to openappointments@minneapolismn.gov, or by fax: 612-673-3812, or:

City Clerk Appointments
Room 304, 350 South Fifth Street
Minneapolis, MN 55415-1382

You can apply on your own behalf, nominate others for consideration, or inform the City Clerk's Office of someone to whom you'd like application materials to be sent.


City Contact:  C John Harrison, 612-673-2906, CJohn.Harrison@minneapolismn.gov 

MTN Contact:  Tene Wells, 612-331-8575 tene@mtnstudios.org

City Clerk Contact:  612-673-2216, openappointments@minneapolismn.gov     

Selection Process

Applications are forwarded from the City Clerk/Communications Department to Ways & Means committee members, Council President staff and Mayor staff for consideration. Applications are reviewed by the Ways and Means Committee for recommendation to the full Council.


Regular meetings are 3rd Thursday of the month 6:30 p.m. at MTN, 1620 Central Ave NE #175. The meetings are open to the public and public comments are solicited at the beginning of each meeting. There is no compensation.  The meeting locations are accessible to persons with disabilities.

Should you require a reasonable accommodation in order to fully participate, or information in an alternative format, please contact the Office of City Clerk at 612-673-2216 or openappointments@minneapolismn.gov. People who are deaf or hard of hearing can use a relay service to call 311 at 612-673-3000. TTY users call 612-673-2157.  

Para asistencia 612-673-2700 - Rau kev pab 612-673-2800 - Hadii aad Caawimaad u baahantahay 612-673-3500.


Last updated Mar 28, 2017



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Para asistencia 612-673-2700, Yog xav tau kev pab, hu 612-637-2800, Hadii aad Caawimaad u baahantahay 612-673-3500. 


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