Communications

Cable & Multimedia Services
350 S. 5th St., Room 123
Minneapolis, MN 55415
(612) 673-2234
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meetings on Minneapolis 79, online and on your
Smartphone.

Government Cable Channels FAQ

Q: Why does City government have cable channels?

A: As part of the franchise agreement between city government and cable operators, the City uses two cable channels in order to provide residents timely and accurate information about City issues and services. In addition to scheduled and special event shows, the City Bulletin Board provides important civic information 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Q: How do I watch a City Council meeting?

A: All regularly scheduled City Council and Committee meetings are broadcast live on channel 79. City Council meetings are also broadcast live over the internet through video streaming. Government Television

Q: How do I get a copy of a show?

A: If the show is regularly scheduled, simply recording it is the easiest method. If it is a show that was recently aired but not currently scheduled, access the Online Services-Duplication Request Form (left) to request a copy.

Last updated Dec. 8, 2011