Welcome to Town Meeting TV

Welcome to Town Meeting TV! In this atmosphere of media consolidation and corporate media control, Town Meeting TV remains a truly local channel. Since our premiere in 1990, Town Meeting Television serves the communities of Burlington, South Burlington, Essex, Essex Junction, Williston, Winooski, Colchester, and St. George. With more than 100 hours of new programs each month, viewers rely on Town Meeting TV for election results, gavel-to-gavel coverage of meetings, community events, press conferences, legislative hearings and a daily live call-in show. Read our Weekly Newsletter for interesting highlights and new programs.

]Town Meeting TV serves more than 25,000 households in Chittenden County, Vermont and serves cable subscribers of both Burlington Telecom and Comcast Cable. The channel is overseen by the Town Meeting TV Board of Trustees -- made up of elected and appointed officials from the member communities. The Trustees contract with CCTV's Center for Media & Democracy to operate all aspects of channel operations. Channel 17 is one of three community access channels in the Chittenden County cable service area (along with VCAM/Channel 15 and RETN/Channel 16).

Town Meeting TV's mission is to be a community supported and sought after multimedia resource that engages citizens in local government. Want to find out more about Town Meeting TV and the CCTV Center for Media and Democracy? Check our TV Guide. Watch Burlington Meetings LIVE on Burlington Telecom's Channel 317. And of course, watch Town Meeting TV programs on this website. While you are at it: don't miss our Clickable Meeting Agendas!

Featured Story

Town Meeting Day 2021 Forums Begin January 14th

To help voters better understand the people and questions on their local ballots, Town Meeting TV (formerly known as Channel 17) will present a series of candidate forums, budget presentations, and other election-related programs beginning Thursday, January 14th.


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