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Legislation #: 170422 Introduction Date: 6/8/2017
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: none
Sponsor: None
Title: Authorizing a License Agreement with Verizon Wireless (VAW) LLC to install and maintain a wireless digital data communications; and estimating revenue in the amount of $5,400.00 in the Pole Attachment Fees account.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
6/6/2017 Filed by the Clerk's office
6/8/2017 Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
6/15/2017 Advance and Do Pass, Debate
6/15/2017 Passed

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170422.pdf Authenticated 76K Authenticated
Authorizing a License Agreement with Verizon Wireless LLC.pdf Request for Ordinance 33K request for ordinance
Ordinance Fiscal Note- Verizon Wireless.pdf Fiscal Note 15K fiscal note
Ordinance FactSheet- Verizon Wireless.pdf Fact Sheet 50K fact sheet

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ORDINANCE NO. 170422

 

Authorizing a License Agreement with Verizon Wireless (VAW) LLC to install and maintain a wireless digital data communications; and estimating revenue in the amount of $5,400.00 in the Pole Attachment Fees account.

WHEREAS, Verizon Wireless (VAW) LLC is the holder of a certificate of service authority from Missouri Public Service Commission to provide certain communications services; and

WHEREAS, Verizon Wireless (VAW) LLC proposes to locate, place, attach, install, operate and maintain Verizon Wireless (VAW) LLC communications equipment on or within the City’s right-of-way (a) on or within the City facilities in said areas, and (b) on or within the facilities (i.e. poles, lines, wires, and conduit) of other utility companies such as Kansas City Power & Light (KCP&L) and AT&T pursuant to Verizon Wireless (VAW) LLC’s separate locate agreements with said utility companies; and

WHEREAS, Verizon Wireless (VAW) LLC proposes to install and maintain Verizon Wireless (VAW) LLC’s attachments on or within City facilities to provide communications services; and

WHEREAS, the City is willing, to grant Verizon Wireless (VAW) LLC a non-exclusive, revocable license under which the City will issue permits authorizing Verizon Wireless (VAW) LLC to enter upon the City’s right-of-way to locate, place, attach, install, operate, maintain, remove, reattach, reinstall, relocate and replace Verizon Wireless (VAW) LLC’s communications equipment attachments, and for the placement or installation of Verizon Wireless (VAW) LLC’s attachments on or within specified City facilities; and

WHEREAS, the City may in its sole discretion, for reasons relating to insufficient capacity, safety, reliability, generally applicable engineering purposes or other governmental needs, uses, obligations and reasons, refuse to issue a permit for any particular City facility so long as Verizon Wireless (VAW) LLC is treated in a competitively neutral and non-discriminatory manner as compared with other similarly situated third-parties; NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

Section 1. That the Director Public Works is authorized to execute a License Agreement with Verizon Wireless (VAW) LLC to install and maintain a wireless digital data communications network using equipment attached to streetlight poles in the public right-of-way network for the agreement term ending on December 31,2028, with possible three (3) additional five (5) year renewal terms thereafter. A copy of the License Agreement is on file in the office of the Director of Public Works.

Section 2. That revenue in the following account is hereby estimated in the following amount: 

18-2060-892200-462152 Pole Attachment Fees $5,400.00

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I hereby certify that there is a balance, otherwise unencumbered, to the credit of the appropriation to which the foregoing expenditure is to be charged, and a cash balance, otherwise unencumbered, in the treasury, to the credit of the fund from which payment is to be made, each sufficient to meet the obligation hereby incurred.

 

______________________________

Randall J. Landes

Director of Finance

 

Approved as to form and legality:

 

______________________________

Nelson V. Munoz

Assistant City Attorney