Broadband Task Force

Overview


Spring Hill residents and businesses have consistently expressed a need for better broadband speeds, service, and options. At the Nov. 10, 2016, City Council meeting, Mayor Ellis proposed establishing a Broadband Task Force. The City Council approved this request, and seven members were appointed to the new task force at the Jan. 12, 2017 Council meeting. 

The Broadband Task Force is responsible for examining and evaluating the feasibility of establishing either a public broadband utility or a utility through a public/private partnership. In January 2017, the group began meeting monthly, working with City staff and a consultant to explore and evaluate potential options to bring better internet speeds to Spring Hill. At the end of the term, which is scheduled for February 2018, the task force will make a recommendation to the Governing Body. 

Latest news


Broadband Task Force kicks off fiber feasibility study
Council accepts bid for fiber feasibility study

For updates on the Broadband Task Force, visit the City News Center here

Meetings


Regular meetings are 7 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of each month at the Spring Hill Community Center, 613 S. Race St. Members of the public are welcome to attend.

To view Broadband Task Force agendas and minutes, click here. Sign up to receive meeting agendas and minutes here.

Members


  • Julia Atwell
  • Gerald Barker
  • Mark Bye
  • Ricardo Cortez
  • Kyle Griffin
  • Brian Peel
  • Carol Thomas, Chair