The purpose of the PEG Advisory Board is to advise the City Council on issues related to public access, educational, and government (PEG) television use in the City of Fayetteville.
The PEG Advisory Board was created by Ordinance 6153 on February 5, 2019, and was formerly known as the Telecommunications Board, which itself was formerly known as the Cable Board. The Cable Board was created by City Ordinance 3549 on May 21, 1991. On February 1, 2000, the Cable Board was renamed Telecommunications Board by Ordinance 4219. On July 15, 2003, Ordinance 4504 was created to redefine the composition, officers, staffing, procedures, and the duties of the Telecommunications Board. On May 19, 2015, Ordinance 5774 passed to amend Article IX Telecommunications Board to conform to changes in State Law and to clarify definitions and duties of the board. On November 21, 2017, Ordinance 6011 was passed changing the frequency of the meetings from monthly to bi-monthly.
Staggered four-year terms.
The Board shall consist of five members appointed by the City Council. Members should have experience in one or more of the following areas:
Television; television content development
Television network infrastructure management and public policy development
or other appropriate expertise
Vacancies on the Board are filled by appointment from the governing body of the City.
A weekly meetings list is prepared by the Office of the City Clerk Treasurer which is distributed to the press and posted on the home page.