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File #: 29719    Version: 1 Name: Agreement with UW Board of Regents
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 4/5/2013 In control: BOARD OF ESTIMATES (ended 4/2017)
On agenda: 4/30/2013 Final action: 4/30/2013
Enactment date: 5/3/2013 Enactment #: RES-13-00303
Title: Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to sign a Sec. 66.0301 Intergovernmental Agreement with the Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System (UW) for the use and installation of conduit in the City’s right-of-way.
Sponsors: Michael E. Verveer
Fiscal Note
No appropriation required.
Title
Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to sign a Sec. 66.0301 Intergovernmental Agreement with the Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System (UW) for the use and installation of conduit in the City's right-of-way.
Body
WHEREAS, the UW desires to install fiber optic cable in existing City-owned conduit, and construct new conduit in City right-of-way, which will become city property, to bridge two gaps in the existing conduit, north along the Southwest Commuter path corridor from the Fitchburg/Madison city boundary to a location just north of the pedestrian bridge over the Beltline; and
 
WHEREAS, the UW has received federal grant funds to complete this work which is called the "Building Community Capacity through Broadband" (BCCB) project; and
 
WHEREAS, the City will assume ownership of all new conduit in the City's right-of-way; and
 
WHEREAS, the City desires to have fiber optic cable installed along this same path; and
 
WHEREAS, the UW will install a City supplied 72 strand fiber optic cable, to be owned by the City, in parallel with their fiber optic cable at no cost to the City;
 
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Mayor and City Clerk are authorized to sign a Sec. 66.0301 Intergovernmental Agreement with the UW for the purposes described above, with the initial term being five years, subject to renewal and cancellation provisions.