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Legislation #: 100174 Introduction Date: 2/25/2010
Type: Resolution Effective Date: 3/7/2010
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER GOTTSTEIN
Title: Expressing support for the City Manager’s efforts to encourage Google to set up a high speed network in Kansas City.

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2/25/2010 Filed by the Clerk's office
2/25/2010 Immediate Adoption
2/25/2010 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 100174

 

Expressing support for the City Manager’s efforts to encourage Google to set up a high speed network in Kansas City.

 

WHEREAS, Google is a company founded in 1998 with a stated mission to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful; and

 

WHEREAS, Google is planning to launch an experimental program to make access to the internet better and faster through an ultra high-speed broadband network that will deliver internet speeds more than 100 times faster than to what most Americans currently have access; and

 

WHEREAS, Google is seeking interested applications from municipalities to provide them with information to assist Google in determining where to build its test networks; and

 

WHEREAS, Kansas City recognizes the advantages to its citizens and businesses of an ultra high-speed internet network; NOW THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Council hereby expresses its support in the City Manager’s efforts to encourage Google to set up a high speed network in Kansas City.

 

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