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The City of Seattle wants to hear from residents about their use of technology, preferences in receiving information from the City and how they engage with their local government and community. Take the survey in English or Spanish at seattle.gov/tech/indicator2013.htm before April 19. (Encuesta de Televisor, Computadora e Internet e comunicación conCitizen Advisors, Community Technology, E-Government, News, Seattle Communities Online
The City of Seattle is seeking proposals from qualified organizations to operate the City of Seattle’s Public Access Cable Television Channel and to provide related community digital media production services. Please see the Request for Proposals (RFP) posted at http://www.seattle.gov/doit/vendor.htm. The deadline to submit a proposal is April 15, 2011, at 4 p.m.News
The City of Seattle faces difficult budget decisions for 2011-12. Given all the budget pressure, can we still afford to subsidize public access television? The answer is yes, but given the significant changes in video and Internet technology, we should be able to do so less expensively than in the past, and with a competitively awarded contract. We need to look for a broader range of support rather than just a subsidy from Seattle's cable television subscribers.