Red Lodge City Council set to stream

By: 
Alastair Baker
News Editor
Thursday, June 13, 2019

Photo by Alastair Baker
Red Lodge City council discusses items at Tuesday night’s meeting.

Now no one will have an excuse to be left in the dark regarding Red Lodge City issues as the council gets set to stream all meetings and post them on youtube. 

Every meeting will be permanently stored on the iCloud and be available to review at any time, searching by key words. Pagefreezer is the program being used and it archives all records. 

“The city clerks have worked really hard finding the right app we could use,” said Bill Larson, Red Lodge Mayor. “We looked at companies to store the stuff but the clerks stepped forward and found a solution.”

The City will also be updating its internet speed to help viewers. 

A camera has been placed at the council chambers and will transfer the meetings to a notebook. 

The reasoning behind streaming the meetings is to provide more transparency.

“It is surprising the amount of people watching it at home. I know of one person from Billings,” said Larson. “The big problem is misinformation, and old information but this way, here it is.” 

People will be able to comment on meetings said City Clerk DeNaye Kern, but there will be an acceptable use policy in place.

 

“An inappropriate comment will be hidden from other viewers but not removed,” said Kern. “Being a governmental entity we cannot delete comments.” 

The total cost of the project was $120. 

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Upcoming Events

  • Friday, June 21, 2019 - 7:00pm
    Rock Creek Group meets Tuesdays and Saturdays at 8 a.m. and Wednesdays and Fridays at 7 p.m. at Calvary Church, 9 N Villard, Red Lodge.
  • Monday, June 24, 2019 - 7:00pm
    Joliet Group meets at the Community Center Monday at 7 p.m.
  • Tuesday, June 25, 2019 - 7:00pm
    Now Group meets at the Bridger United Methodist Church, 222 W. Broadway (west entrance of church) Tuesday at 7 p.m.
  • Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 7:00pm
    Meets every Thursday, 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. at the Red Lodge Area Community Foundation, 122 S. Hauser. It is open to all. 425- 1755.
  • Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 7:00pm
    Clarks Fork Group meets at St. Joseph’s Catholic Hall, north end of Montana Avenue, Thursday at 7 p.m.
  • Friday, June 28, 2019 - 7:00pm
    Rock Creek Group meets Tuesdays and Saturdays at 8 a.m. and Wednesdays and Fridays at 7 p.m. at Calvary Church, 9 N Villard, Red Lodge.

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