Local Government Services, LLC—Cable Television Franchise Management Service

Local Government Services, LLC, offers a variety of services designed to maximize the effectiveness of your cable franchise agreement. For a nominal fee, which is usually based on a city'’s population, a city can obtain the following services:

  • Determining the cable company'’s compliance with existing franchise terms and conditions, including franchise fee payment review
  • Developing and implementing a community needs assessment to determine the future cable-related needs and interests of the city
  • Assistance in negotiating pole attachment agreements
  • Assistance in developing public, educational, and governmental access channels (PEG)
  • Assistance with processing a request from a company to transfer an existing cable franchise

Greg Fender
Local Government Services, LLC

Rachael Pitts
Member Services Department
Texas Municipal League