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Web streaming debuts for Vail, Avon meetings

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Vail, CO Colorado

VAIL, Colorado – The towns of Vail and Avon, in partnership with Public Access TV 5, will begin live Web streaming of their respective council meetings this month. The new technology will debut today during the afternoon and evening sessions of the Vail Town Council and on Jan. 24, when the Avon Town Council convenes for its regular meetings.

The Web streaming initiative follows installation of a new, multi-camera system that provides improved production capabilities within the council chambers in both communities. In addition to four mounted overhead cameras in each facility, the system includes enhanced graphics and improved documentation of digital presentations making it easier for viewers to hear council discussion and see staff presentations. The system can also be used in the TV 5 studios or at a remote location to record special events.

The two municipalities entered into an intergovernmental agreement to purchase and share the multi-camera production system while the Vail Town Council agreed to purchase and share the equipment necessary to stream meetings live in both communities. Public Access TV 5 will manage both systems.



To watch the council meetings live, visit http://www.publicaccess5.org. Click on Video Library and then select Live TV Stream. The Vail Town Council meets the first and third Tuesday of each month with meeting agendas available at agenda.vailgov.com. The Avon Town Council meets the second and fourth Tuesday of the month. Agendas are posted at http://www.avon.org/councilagenda. –

In addition to the Web streaming, council meetings from both communities will continue to be replayed on TV 5. Vail’s council meetings are aired at 8 a.m. Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday and 6 p.m. on Friday. Avon’s council meetings are aired at 8 a.m. on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday and 6 p.m. on Wednesday. Visit http://www.publicaccess5.org for a complete schedule. –


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