The franchise agreement between Bright House Networks and the cities of Farmington, Farmington Hills and Novi is administered by SWOCC (Southwestern Oakland Cable Commission) and expires in December of 2015. As part of the franchise process, residents can weigh in on future cable-related needs and the performance of Bright House since the beginning of the agreement in 2000.
Residents may participate in one or more of these meetings:
- Dec. 9, 7:30 p.m., during the Farmington Hills regular council meeting at city hall, 31555 W. 11 Mile Rd.
- Dec. 11, 5 p.m., Novi city hall, 45175 W. 10 Mile Rd.
- Dec. 16, 7 p.m., at Farmington city hall, 23600 Liberty
Written comments may be sent by Dec. 16 to SWOCC Studios, 33900 W. Nine Mile Rd., Farmington, MI 48336 or email@example.com.
Comments are not being requested on cable rates or cable channels, which the cities do not control, or lack of cable competition.