The Asbury Park Cable Television Advisory Committee (APTV) was created by a resolution adopted by the Asbury Park City Council on December 5, 2012. The purpose of the Asbury Park Cable Television Advisory Committee is to act as the city’s advocate and to make recommendations to the Mayor and City Council regarding all matters related to operation of the city’s P-E-G (Public, Educational and Government) Channels and to respond to any and all related matters as requested by the Mayor and Council.
The Mission of the Asbury Park Cable Television Advisory Committee (APTV) is to assist with the development and oversee the operation of Asbury Park’s Public Access channels. APTV will also provide an outlet to broadcast programs created and presented by Asbury Park’s Public, Governmental, Business, Cultural, Educational and non-profit organizations.
APTV will provide broadcasts that respond to the interests and concerns of the community and present programming that highlights issues and showcases matters relating to Asbury Park. Such programming will be designed to Inform, Educate and Entertain.
APTV will highlight issues and showcase matters relating to Asbury Park, while presenting programs designed to Inform, Educate and Entertain.
The areas we plan to concentrate our programs on are:
Input from Asbury Park’s Businesses, Cultural Institutions, and non-profit organizations is being sought to broaden our reach and develop programs that enrich and enlighten our viewers.
APTV plans to cover and broadcast City Council meetings, as well as other important events to keep the public informed of governmental issues and important developments.
In addition to our own unique educational programs, APTV hopes to work closely with the Asbury Park Board of Education to further their educational goals through regular broadcasts. We also plan to cover and broadcast meetings of the Board of Education.