MN Broadband Task Force Meeting June 15: Agenda (Dig Once)

I plan to attend and take notes…

Governor’s Task Force on Broadband
June 15, 2016
Minnesota Senate Office Building-Room 2308
95 University Avenue West
St. Paul, MN 55155
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

10:00 a.m. — 10:15 a.m.  Introductions, Approval of Minutes, Public Comments

10:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.   Update from the Office of Broadband Development (OBD)

10:30 a.m.—11:00 a.m.    Dig Once–County

  • Matt Smith, Dakota County Manager
  • David Asp, Network Collaboration Engineer, Dakota County

11:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.    Dig Once—Municipal

  • Craig Johnson, Intergovernmental Relations Representative, League of Minnesota Cities

11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.   Dig Once/Broadband Perspective–State

  • Minnesota Public Facilities Authority
    Jeff Freeman, Executive Director
  • Minnesota Department of Transportation
    Dave Seykora, Associate Legal Counsel, MNDOT
    Jim Zigman, Utilities Engineer, MNDOT

12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m. LUNCH

12:30 p.m. – 12:45 p.m.  Overview of Other State and Local Initiatives

  • Don Niles, Subcommittee Chair

12:45 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.   Federal Dig Once Efforts

  • Chuck Ackman, Sen. Klobuchar’s Office

1:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.    Dig Once Provider Perspective

  • Informal response/feedback gathered by provider members of Task Force

1:15 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.    Office of Broadband Development Funding

1:45 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.    Task Force Discussion of Dig Once and OBD Funding

2:15 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.    Subcommittee Updates

2:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.    Wrap Up, Plans for July Meeting, Adjourn

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About Ann Treacy

I have a Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science. I have been interested or involved in providing access to information through the Internet since 1994, when I worked for Minnesota’s first Internet service provider. I am pleased to be a part of the Blandin on Broadband Team. I also work with MN Coalition on Government Information, Minnesota Rural Partners, and the American Society for Information Science and Technology.

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