Student making chess piece at RockWood Library with 3D printer


The Mt. Hood Cable Regulatory Commission negotiates and enforces cable service franchise agreements; manages the public benefit resources and assets derived from the franchises; and advocates on behalf of the public interest on communications policy issues at local, state and federal levels.

The MHCRC serves the communities, residents and local governments of Fairview, Gresham, Portland, Troutdale and Wood Village and Multnomah County, Oregon (its member “Jurisdictions”).

Recent News:

OCT hiring a new Community Technology Manager.

The Office for Community Technology (OCT) collects over $85 million of franchise and license revenue per year, builds community capacity and champions investments and public policy in a rapidly changing communications technology, utility and broadband landscape. OCT exercises the City’s … Continue reading →

Portland Adopts DEAP

DEEP City Council Adoption _opt

The MHCRC Chair, Carol Studenmund, along with many others, urged the Portland City Council to adopt the Digital Equity Action Plan (DEAP) during Council consideration of the plan on April 6. The Portland Council unanimously adopted the plan, which establishes … Continue reading →