Boreal.TV to record county government meetings

Cook County Commissioners agreed to pay Boreal.TV $6,000 to videotape all county board meetings that take place in the commissioner’s room for one year.  The meetings will be filmed in their entirety and available online within 24 hours.  Boreal.TV will make DVDs available to the public library, and offer a format that can be used on PAC-13, the local cable TV station.
Boreal.TV was started with funding from grants through Blandin Foundation’s Minnesota Intelligent Rural Communities initiative to promote the development of broadband applications. A new 501c3 nonprofit has been created in Cook County called Boreal.TV. 
Boreal.TV is working toward build a sustainable funding model and would like community members or businesses interested in sponsoring local events to email office@boreal.org or call 218-387-9471.