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Mt Hood Cable Regulatory Commission Meeting September 23, 2019 - Preliminary Agenda

The Preliminary Agenda for the September 23, 2019 regular meeting is pasted below and is available at


September 23, 2019

5:00 p.m.

Portland Public Schools Blanchard Center

501 Dixon St.

Portland OR, 97227


  • Roll Call
  • (Commission Participation: One or more members of the Commission may attend and participate by electronic means. The public will be afforded an opportunity to listen to the participation at the meeting site.)
  • Agenda Review
  • Disclosures
  • Public Comment (non-agenda items)
  • MHCRC Appointee to MetroEast Board – Jeff Dennerline


All items listed below may be enacted by one motion and approved as consent agenda items. Any item may be removed from the consent agenda and considered separately if a member of the Commission so requests.

*C1. September 9, 2019 Meeting Minutes


*R1. TechSmart Grant Extension Amendment – Portland Public Schools 45 min

*R2. TechSmart Grant – Gresham-Barlow School District 15 min

*R3. Community Technology Grant: Multnomah County Library Welcome to Computers 3 min

*R2. Community Technology Grant: MetroEast Community Media 3 min

*R3. Community Technology Grant: Outside the Frame 3 min

*R4. Community Technology Grant: Northwest Alliance for Alternative Media & Education 3 min

*R5. Frontier Franchise Transfer of Ownership 30 min

- Staff presentation and recommendation
- Northwest Fiber/Frontier presentation
- Commission discussion

Staff Activity Reports and Updates

  • FCC/Federal/State Public Policy
  • FY19-20 Budget Process
  • OCT Staffing Update
  • MetroEast CEO Hiring – Update
  • Staff NATOA Conference Attendance
  • Other

Committee Reports

  • Finance Committee
  • TechSmart Grant Committee
  • Community Ascertainment Committee
  • Open Signal Board Appointee
  • MetroEast Board Appointee

New Business; Commissioner Open Comment

Meeting Schedule:

October 21 – MetroEast
November – recess
December 16 – Open Signal
January 27 – MetroEast
February – Annual Planning Retreat (TBD)
March 16 – Open Signal
April – recess
May 18 – MetroEast
June 15 – Open Signal

Franchisee Activity Report

  • Frontier
  • Comcast
  • CenturyLink

PEG Provider Activity Report

  • Open Signal
  • MetroEast Community Media

Public Comment


*Denotes possible action item

Please notify the MHCRC no less than five (5) business days prior to our event for ADA accommodations at 503-823-5385, by the City of Portland's TTY at 503-823-6868, or by the Oregon Relay Service at 1-800-735-2900.