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Program Description

  Community Access to Cable

The Office of Cable & Broadband Services administers a contract with Montgomery Community Television, doing business as Montgomery Community Media (MCM), through which it operates two community media cable television channels and provides media technology training to County residents and community organizations. MCM produces independent, diverse and informative cable programming for County residents. MCM's mission is to provide media, television production and technology training that empowers residents and organizations and provides them with the opportunity to interact, engage and influence the County government and the community by using the powerful media of television and the Internet.

Program Contacts

Contact Helen Ni of the Department of Technology Services at 240.777.2807 or Matt Schaeffer of the Office of Management and Budget at 240.777.2766 for more information regarding this department's operating budget.


Program Performance Measures

Program Performance MeasuresActual FY16Actual FY17Estimated FY18Target FY19Target FY20
Hours of first run locally produced, block, and acquired Montgomery Community Media (MCM) programming7,1704,1324,1514,2314,231
Hours of Montgomery Community Media (MCM) volunteer effort in creating public access programming17,91117,50017,00016,50016,000

Program Budget Changes

FY19 Recommended ChangesExpendituresFTEs
FY18 Approved26081640.00
Increase Cost: Community Access Facility Rent Increase 272760.00
Increase Cost: Community Access Facility Utility Cost Increase84710.00
FY19 Recommended26439110.00