07-19-2011 Regular School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #37


Title
Exclusive Cable Television License Agreement for the Broadcast of Student Athletic Competitions

Discussion
This agreement gives Bright House Sports Network the exclusive right to broadcast athletic contests at the high school level throughout the district. The revenue generated from this agreement will be equally shared between all high schools in the district. In addition, each game broadcasted will provide the host school with additional proceeds generated by Bright House Sports Network as outlined within the contract.

Recommendation
Approve the seven (7) year agreement with Bright House Sports Network (BHS) giving BHS the exclusive right to broadcast complete in-season athletic contests at any and all high schools within the district.

Meeting Date(s)
Information - 7/19/2011
Consent after Information8/9/2011

Authority for Action
Board Policy 7511 - Media Broadcast of Student Athletic Competitions

Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
No

Source of Funding
Agenda Item will not Require the Expenditure of Funds

FY
Amount
Budgeted
Fund
Cost Center
Project
Function
Object
Program

Contact
Mark D. Langdorf, Director of Risk Management, ext. 620
Judy Preston, Associate Superintendent of Financial Services, ext. 600
Dr. Brian Binggeli, Superintendent, ext. 402


Attachment:  BHSN Brevard TV Contract.pdf