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Meeting Minutes <br /> December 4, 2003 <br /> � Town of Los Altos Hills <br /> City Council Regular Meeting <br /> Thursday, December 4, 2003, 6:00 P.M. <br /> Council Chambers, 26379 Fremont Road <br /> 1. CALL TO ORDER, ROLL CALL, AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE <br /> Mayor Cheng called the Regular Meeting of the City Council to order at 6:00 p.m. in the <br /> Council Chambers at Town Hall. <br /> Present: Mayor Cheng, Mayor Pro Tem O'Malley, Councilmember Bob Fenwick, <br /> Councilmember Breene Kerr and Councilmember Dean Warshawsky <br /> Absent: None <br /> Staff: City Manager Maureen Cassingham, City Attorney Steve Mattas, Planning <br /> Director Carl Cahill, Acting City Engineer David Ross, and City Clerk <br /> Karen Jost <br /> Press: Tim Seyfert, Los Altos Town Crier and Kaye Ross, San Jose Mercury <br /> News <br /> MOTION SECONDED AND CARRIED: Moved by O'Malley, seconded by <br /> Warshawsky and passed unanimously to limit the length of time for public comments to <br /> three minutes. <br /> 2. APPOINTMENTS AND PRESENTATIONS <br /> 2.1 Presentation by Telecommunications Management Corporation (TMC) <br /> Regarding the Status of Cable Franchise Audit and Renegotiations <br /> City Manager Cassingham introduced Carl Pilnick' President of Telecommunications <br /> Management Corporation (TMC). TMC is assisting the Town with the review of the <br /> present franchise with Comcast for cable television services and with the review of the <br /> existing cable ordinance, as well as, with the negotiation process for the renewal of <br /> services. <br /> Mr. Pilnick addressed Council. Council had before them a summary letter from TMC <br /> outlining the status of their contract Tasks. They have completed Task 1, the Franchise <br /> Compliance Audit and a report has been submitted to the Town. The draft regulatory <br /> ordinance has been forwarded to the Town to be reviewed by the City Attorney and <br /> Comcast. Pilnick explained that no action by Council is required on the ordinance until <br /> the Town is prepared to sign the new franchise renewal agreement. Task 2, the <br /> assessment of community needs, will require the scheduling of a public meeting that will <br /> allow the residents an opportunity to voice their opinions and concerns. This is projected <br /> to be completed in January. TMC will then prepare recommendations for Council's <br /> • consideration for the franchise renewal that will assist the Council in establishing their <br /> 1 City Council Meeting Minutes <br /> December 4,2003 <br />