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News Release
Volunteer Opportunity: Two Positions on the Cable Regulatory Commission Budget Committee - 05/12/22

Salem, OR - The Mid‑Willamette Valley Cable Regulatory Commission (CRC) is seeking members for its Citizen Budget Committee. Preference will be given to applicants who live within the city limits or the urban growth boundary of Salem, Oregon; are current Comcast subscribers; and have experience reviewing public budget documents. 

The CRC is an intergovernmental entity set up by the City of Salem and Marion County to act as an advisory body to the two governments as it relates to the franchises that each of the governments have with Comcast. The CRC monitors the performance of Comcast cable television services to ensure compliance with the franchise provisions and serves as the funding and administrative body for the provision of Public, Educational and Government (PEG) broadcasting funded by PEG fees imposed on Comcast.

Members of the CRC’s Citizen Budget Committee will attend 1-2 meetings per year to review the operating budget of the commission and to review the contract with Capital Community Media, the local cable access station. Orientation is provided to familiarize new members with the CRC and its regulatory duties.

Note that the CRC will use the Marion County Advisory Board Application to facilitate their selection process. Completed and signed applications must be received by 11:59 p.m., Friday, May 27, 2022 to be considered for a position on the CRC Citizen Budget Committee.

For more information and to find the Advisory Board Application, visit: https://www.co.marion.or.us/HR/VOL/Pages/default.aspx. To be considered, complete the application and email to volunteer@co.marion.or.us prior to the closing time and date. 

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