Southwest Suburban Cable Commission

SWTV and the SWSCC

Southwest Television (SWTV) is an entity that manages the Education and Public cable access channels on behalf of the Southwest Suburban Cable Commission (SWSCC).

Since 2013 the City of Edina's Community Television Administrator has managed the playback of Education and Public access programming for SWTV. The Government access channel and its programming are managed by each individual city.

SWSCC Members

The Southwest Suburban Cable Commission (SWSCC) consists of two city representatives from the member cities for a total of 10 representatives. Its purpose is to manage and protect the existence of the Public, Education and Government (PEG) access channels which are available to cable television subscribers. The SWSCC retains Moss and Barnett to provide administrative and legal services. Brian Grogan, Esquire serves as the Commission's administrator and attorney.

Find out more at the SWSCC website.

The Member Cities jointly enforce the cable television franchises held by Comcast and CenturyLink. The SWSCC was established pursuant to Minnesota Statute § 238.081 Subdivision 101 for the purposes of coordinating administration and enforcement of each Member Cities' franchise to insure that cable systems are constructed, operated, maintained and upgraded in a manner that will maximize benefits to all cable subscribers and each Member City.


This Commission is representing the Minnesota cities of:

  • Eden Prairie
  • Edina
  • Hopkins
  • Minnetonka's Cable Franchise Agreements
  • Richfield

Learn more about the policies and procedures for public access playback (PDF).

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