Minneapolis Telecommunications Network (MTN)

The Minneapolis Telecommunications Network (MTN) is a Public Non-profit Corporation (PNC). The articles of incorporation authorize the corporation in 1992: (1) to promote the use of cable communication systems for community and public access in the City of Minneapolis; (2) to address the information and cultural needs of residents, businesses, non-profit organizations, and governmental bodies; (3) to regulate, control and manage dedicated public channels; and (4) to make recommendations on other franchise issues.

Deadline: Open until filled. The application review process will begin Friday, October 10, 2014. (Delivered applications must be before 4:30pm)


Seat 3: Council appointed director; term to start 01/16/2015 and expire on 01/15/2018;

Seat 5: Mayor appointed director; term to start 01/16/2015 and expire on 01/15/2018;

Seat 8: Mayor appointed; term to start 01/1/2015 and expire on 01/15/2018;

Seat 9: Council Appointed; term to start immediately and expire on 01/15/2018;


The MTN is comprised of nine members, plus three ex-officio members. Five appointed by the City Council, three Mayoral appointments, and one joint Council President and Mayor, each serving a four-year term. The articles of incorporation contain a conflict of interest statement which prohibits directors (members) from having a financial interest in any entity engaged in or doing business with cable television in Minnesota. City residency is required.

Application Instructions:

Applications are available by clicking on the application links;
Application form: in MS Word or Adobe PDF; and Voluntary Demographic Questionnaire MS Word or Adobe PDF
or by contacting the Office of the City Clerk at [email protected] or 612-673-2216. Persons may apply on their own behalf, nominate others for consideration or inform the Office of the City Clerk of persons to whom they wish application materials be sent.

Applications must be submitted to the Office of the City Clerk.

City Clerk Appointments
Room 304, 350 South Fifth Street
Minneapolis, MN 55415-1382 


City Contact: C John Harrison, 612-673-2906, [email protected]
MTN Contact: Mike Fallon, 612-331-8575 ext. 304 [email protected]
City Clerk Contact: 612-673-2216, [email protected] 

Selection Process:
Applications are forwarded from the City Clerk/Communications Department to Ways & Means committee members, Council President staff and Mayor staff for consideration. Applications are reviewed by the Ways and Means Committee for recommendation to the full Council.

Regular meetings are held the second Monday of the month, the meeting date changes annually. Members also participate in monthly committee activities.  For more information about the activities of the Minneapolis Television Network, call Michael Fallon at (612) 331-8575 ext.304.  There is no compensation.  The meeting locations are accessible to persons with disabilities.

If you need this material in an alternative format please contact Lance Knuckles at (612) 673-2919 or email [email protected].  Deaf and hard-of-hearing persons may use a relay service to call 311 agents at (612) 673-3000. TTY users may call (612) 673-2157 or (612) 673-2626.

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Last updated Sep 3, 2014



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