During the Dallas City Council meeting on Wednesday, members decided not to move the broadcast of the meetings from 101.1 FM WRR.
The city of Dallas owns radio station WRR and city officials said removing the council meetings would reduce the reduction in ratings.
The city's Arts and Culture Advisory Commission wanted to broadcast the meetings on a HD-2 channel instead of 101.1 FM, where they are currently being broadcast.
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There was an 80 percent decrease in listeners during agenda meetings, which are broadcast on Wednesdays, according to Nielsen data.
Agenda meetings are available for live-audio streaming on the city's website, allowing listeners to skip or select specific parts to listen to.