The Next Broadband Task Force Minnesota Meeting

This month’s Broadband Task Force Minnesota meeting is set for Tuesday, April 17th, in Eagan, MN.

Governor’s Task Force on Broadband
Unisys, 3199 Pilot Knob Road, Eagan, MN 55121
Tuesday, April 17, 2012
10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

10:00-10:15 Greetings and introductions, approve meeting minutes
10:15-10:30 Welcome/explanation by host site/description of broadband happenings in area 
Welcome by Dan Browning, Unisys
10:30-11:15 Public comments/description of broadband happenings in area
1. Dakota Future Intelligent Community Initiative – Bill Coleman
2. Dakota County C-Net – Anita Scott, Dakota County Director of IT
3. Eagan Data Center: The Connexion – Tom Garrison 
11:15-12:00 Subgroup reports to full task force and feedback
Coordination Across Government Levels (Leader: Danna MacKenzie)
Best Practices/Incentives (Leader: Dick Sjoberg)
State of Broadband (Leader: Matt Grose)
12:00-12:30 Lunch
12:30-1:00 Presentations
ROW Management, Dig Once
Butch McConnell, Dakota County
Russ Matthys, City Engineer, City of Eagan
Paul Zyla, Agstar
1:00-1:45 Subgroup reports to full task force and feedback
Broadband Adoption (Leader: Shirley Walz)
Monitor/Understand Impact of FCC & PUC Decisions; Cost of Broadband (Leader: Gary Evans)
Locations (Leader: Bernadine Joselyn)
1:45-2:15 Public comments
2:15-2:25 Other business/Upcoming meetings
2:25-2:30 Closing comments/Adjourn meeting
Optional Tour: Following the Task Force meeting, there will be an optional 30 minute tour of the Unisys Data Center.  If you are interested in attending, there will be a sign-up during the lunch break.

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