Comcast Corporation

Letter: Media center is asset that deserves dedicated fee support

Editor: As the former chairman of the county’s cable committee and an original planner for the building of the Community Media Center, I must say in all of the discussions that occurred when the center was created, I did not anticipate the recent decision by the commissioners — to unrestrict funds accumulated in the cable franchise fee, thus allowing them to be used for other purposes. When the media center was planned and built with support from the predecessors of the current Board of County Commissioners, there was a feeling that a facility sharing resources to preserve local content — and in doing so creating historic documentation of Carroll County — would be...