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Public Information FAQ
Frequently Asked Questions
How can I get involved at the Government Access Channel?
Does the Government Access Channel offer an internship program?
Will LMTV tape our event?
How do I get a message on the Government Access Channel?
What does LMTV do?
Where can I get a passport?
Where can I get a copy of my birth certificate?
Where do I find out where to vote?
What is the program schedule?
Can I get a videotaped copy of a show?
What is the phone number for reporting a hazardous spill or leak?
What is the phone number for reporting water pollution?
Where can I get a copy of my vehicle driving record?
How do I get information from/about Montgomery County?
How can I get help for Domestic Abuse?
How do I register to vote?
How can I contact the Better Business Bureau?
How can I register a formal complaint with regard to my Comcast cable television or internet service?
Where may I call to complain about low-flying aircraft?
Q: How can I get involved at the Government Access Channel?
A: Individuals wishing to volunteer for LMTV should have experience in video production, ENG and/or EFP. If you are interested please send your resume to LMTV, Lower Merion Township, 75 East Lancaster Avenue, Ardmore, PA 19003.
Q: Does the Government Access Channel offer an internship program?
A: Yes. High school and college students may receive college credit for interning at LMTV. Have your school contact LMTV, Lower Merion Township, 75 East Lancaster Avenue, Ardmore, PA 19003-2376.
Q: Will LMTV tape our event?
A: Only Township-sponsored events are considered for taping.
Q: How do I get a message on the Government Access Channel?
A: All messages aired on LMTV are posted by the Public Information Office. Message content is usually in reference to Township services.
Q: What does LMTV do?
A: LMTV is the Government Access Cable channel in Lower Merion Township. It is provided to residents of Lower Merion who subscribe to Comcast Cable Television. The Township uses LMTV to inform its residents of Township services, upcoming events and Township meetings.
Q: Where can I get a passport?
A: Passport information can be found at the US State Department Website.  Passport Office locations through the United States can be found at the Passport Locations Website.
Q: Where can I get a copy of my birth certificate?
A: Contact the Pennsylvania Department of Health/Vital Records at 1-877-PA-HEALTH (1-877-724-3258).
Q: Where do I find out where to vote?
A: Access the list of current polling locations or contact the Montgomery County Board of Elections at 610-278-3275 or the League of Women Voters of Lower Merion and Narberth at 610-896-4700. Refer to the League of Women Voters Guide for the list of polling places. The "Guide" is published in local newspapers and is available in the Township Administration Building and Township Libraries. You can also access current polling places using a Township search form.
Q: What is the program schedule?
A: Board of Commissioners' Committee Meetings beginning at approximately 7:00 p.m. are broadcast live on the first and second Wednesdays of the month with the monthly Board meeting broadcast live on the third Wednesday of the month beginning at approximately 8:00 p.m.

Please contact Mark Murray (ph: 610-645-6263) for additional programming information.
Q: Can I get a videotaped copy of a show?
A: Channel 7 charges a $30 fee for each copy. Copies of many shows are available for borrowing through the Lower Merion Library System.
Q: What is the phone number for reporting a hazardous spill or leak?
A: Report it to the police at 9-1-1. The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection may be reached at 610-832-6213.
Q: What is the phone number for reporting water pollution?
A: Call the toll-free Clean Water Hotline, of the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission, at 1-800-854-7365.
Q: Where can I get a copy of my vehicle driving record?
A: Contact the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation in Harrisburg at 717-787-2838.
Q: How do I get information from/about Montgomery County?
A: Call the County Courthouse in Norristown at 610-278-3000 or visit the County's website.
Q: How can I get help for Domestic Abuse?
A: Call the Women's Center of Montgomery County at 1-800-773-2424.
Q: How do I register to vote?
A: Contact the Montgomery County office of Voter Services in Norristown at 610-278-3280.
Q: How can I contact the Better Business Bureau?
A: Call the Philadelphia Office at 1-215-448-6100.
Q: How can I register a formal complaint with regard to my Comcast cable television or internet service?
A: A formal complaint takes place after the customer has contacted Comcast and the problem has not been properly resolved. To contact Comcast about a cable TV matter, call 610-667-8880. For comcast.net inquiries, call 888-793-0800. To register a formal complaint, either call 610-645-6199 or e-mail. The Township's Public Information Officer will forward the matter to Comcast officials and ensure that a satisfactory resolution occurs.
Q: Where may I call to complain about low-flying aircraft?
A: Call the Federal Aviation Administration's Regional Office of Flight Standards at 1-610-595-1500.

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