Cable Television PEG Access Fund

City of Somerville FY21 Budget

FUNDING SOURCE: The Cable Television PEG Access Fund (Formerly Cable/Telco Revolving) is funded by cable franchise fees provided to the City of Somerville as provided by the Cable Franchise Agreements with RCN and Comcast as stipulated by the federal Cable Communications Policy Act.


ESTABLISHED PURPOSE: Payment of salaries, professional and technical services, and equipment for the following purposes: Produce content, program, and administer the City’s two municipal cable television channels and related media (YouTube and LiveStreaming); regulate the license agreements with COMCAST and RCN.


RECEIPTS CREDITED: Cable Franchise Fees


AUTHORIZED OFFICER: Director of Communications

FY21 Budget Proposal