Tuesday, December 21, 2010
December 21, 2010
7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
City Administration Building, 30 S. Nevada Avenue, Suite 701
Colorado Springs, CO
Present: TPAC Members: Justin Burns, Mark Ewell, Amber Robinson, Russ Fertitta, Marshall Tuttle, John Nuwer, David King
Absent: Michael Peltier
Staff: Curlie Matthews, Jackie Julaton, Kathy Lake
Guests: David Sered-Comcast, Dawn Roth, Colorado Springs Utilities
CALL TO ORDER
A quorum was present and the meeting was called to order at 7:34 a.m.
Mr. John Nuwer made motion to approve November minutes. Mr. Russ Fertitta seconded the motion, all were in approval and the motion passed.
Cable Video Franchise Updates
Comcast ? Mr. David Sered offered to provide a presentation of their plant in 2011 TPAC meeting. Mr. Sered reported Comcast launched an app for the iPad allowing subscribers to download movies and manage their DVR.
Falcon Broadband ? Not present, no report
Zip Broadband - Not present, no report.
Marshall Tuttle reported Qwest?s intent to do video over IP without going through county and city rules (statewide franchising). Discussion followed regarding net neutrality.
· Legislative Matters Sub-Committee
Discussion of TPAC raising awareness of impact of Qwest legislation to be proposed.
· Franchise Performance Sub-Committee
4th Qtr. 2010 report to be provided in January 2011
Review, Planning and action status - TPAC support to City IT
Other cities' eGov systems and capabilities:
· Future Projects:
Timing of annual report to Council was discussed for 2011. Purpose is to review milestones, regularity of meetings, TPAC?s function and purpose. Mr. Burns, Mr. Nuwer and Mr. King to review TPAC bylaws and form ideas for new members to service on the committee, possibly from security, military and education sectors.
TPAC to review legislation Qwest plans to propose. Mr. Ewell to work on draft letter before next meeting to indicate TPAC?s position.
ADJOURN: Mr. King made a motion to adjourn and Mr. Ewell seconded. The meeting was adjourned at 9:00 a.m.