Meeting Editing & Playback

Editing & Playback of Meetings & Programming


Schedule Policy


Meetings of the Edina City Council and designated Commissions will be rebroadcast on Edina TV and streamed on the City of Edina website. The playback schedule and duration for these meetings is set by the Video Production Coordinator with approval of the Communications and Technology Services Director, and is available from the Communications and Technology Services Department.

Transparent Meetings


Meetings are recorded and broadcast in their entirety and will not be edited or modified for any reason, including typographical errors in graphics. Production of the meeting, including decisions about what camera angle or electronic presentation is shown during the broadcast, is dictated by the director of the meeting, who is a member of the Communications and Technology Services Department.


Directors & Approval


Programming and content outside of City meetings, including regular programming and public service announcements and special events, is produced and edited by the Communications and Technology Services Department. Content is dictated by the Communications and Technology Services Department staff, and is ultimately subject to the approval of the Communications and Technology Services Director. The playback schedule and duration for this programming is set by the Video Production Coordinator with the approval of the Communications and Technology Services Director, and is available from the Communications and Technology Services Department.

Importance of Consistency


To ensure consistency, content from non-government agencies and organizations will not be accepted for playback on Edina TV. Such content should be directed to Southwest Community Television for playback on the public access channel.


Professional Organizations


Video content professionally produced by government units or organizations to which the City of Edina belongs will be considered for playback on Edina TV by the Video Production Coordinator, in consultation with the Communications and Technology Services Director. Examples of organizations to which the City of Edina belongs are the:
  • American Public Works Association
  • City-County Communications and Marketing Association
  • International City-County Management Association
  • League of Minnesota Cities
  • Minnesota Recreation and Parks Association
  • Municipal Legislative Commission
  • National Association of Government Communicators

Video must be of a like-professional quality, with strong picture and audio quality, composition, lighting and white balance of content. Editing must be complete and include introductory slate and credits.

DVD Copies


DVD copies of all meetings, events and content produced by the City of Edina is available for purchase from the Communications and Technology Services Department. Compatibility with all DVD players cannot be guaranteed.