The Office of Communications and City Cable is responsible for all the internal and external telecommunications in Somerville City Hall and all other municipal governmental offices. The purpose of the department is to facilitate efficient inter-governmental communication and service between City departments, and more importantly, externally between City residents and the municipal government that serves them. Responsibilities include the procurement, administration, and maintenance of landline telephones, cell phones and pagers issued to City personnel. The department also oversees programming and production of the two municipal cable television stations, City Cable Channel 13 (RCN)/ 22 (Comcast) and Educational Channel 15. These stations make up 2/3 of the PEG triad (Public, Educational, Government) of municipal cable TV access. Communications is also responsible for public information provided to the press and for coordination of various community events.
Jackie Rossetti at 617-625-6600 x2614 or jrossettisomervillema [dot] gov or
Denise Taylor at 617-625-6600 x2103 or dtaylorsomervillema [dot] gov