Public and Government Access Programming
|Government Access Programming - Channels 180 and 188 (formerly 16 and 22)
Residents who subscribe to cable television service can watch city
council meetings live or as taped cablecasts on the government access
channels. The individual cities and the joint commission produce a
variety of programming, including:
- City Meeting Coverage - Government Access Channels 180 and 188 (formerly 16 and
22) televise all of the Apple Valley, Farmington, and Rosemount City
Council and Planning Commission meetings live. Meeting coverage is also
replayed various days and times to provide more opportunities for
citizens to be better informed about their local government by being
able to watch it at their convenience.
- Message Board - Channels 180 and 188 (formerly 16 and 22) also generate an
electronic bulletin board which provides notices of events, meeting
times, and other important information.
Public Access Message Board - Channel 187 (formerly Channel 12)
Southern Dakota County (SDC) Public Access Channel 187 provides a cable
bulletin board service for displaying community announcements. There is
no capability or facility available for producing or playing video
SDC 187 is operated and administered by the Apple Valley, Farmington, and
Rosemount Cable Commission (AFRCC). Access to SDC 187 is reserved for,
and priority is given to, persons who reside, work, or attend school in
the cities of Apple Valley, Farmington, and Rosemount.