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File #: 40618    Version: 1 Name: Authorize WIN Use Agreement Amendment
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 10/27/2015 In control: BOARD OF ESTIMATES (ended 4/2017)
On agenda: 11/17/2015 Final action: 11/17/2015
Enactment date: 11/20/2015 Enactment #: RES-15-00870
Title: Authorizing amendments to the Wisconsin Independent Network (WIN) Facilities Use contract to allow for the installation of Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS) on City-owned streetlight poles.
Sponsors: Paul R. Soglin, Mark Clear
Fiscal Note
WIN will pay a license fee of $4,000 per pole per year for using City-owned poles for its DAS equipment and a one-time setup fee of $100 per pole to cover City administrative expenses in reviewing and approving the new poles and placement. No additional revenue for 2015 is anticipated. Some poles may be put into place in 2016 but at this time it is not possible to estimate how many. No appropriation is required.

Title
Authorizing amendments to the Wisconsin Independent Network (WIN) Facilities Use contract to allow for the installation of Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS) on City-owned streetlight poles.
Body
WHEREAS, in August of 2012 the City and WIN entered into a non-exclusive Facilities Use Agreement in order to fulfill a requirement of the $6M federal MUFN grant, which required the City and the University of Wisconsin to partner with an entity that could provide commercial broadband service in Madison; and

WHEREAS, under this agreement, WIN has access to City-owned under-ground conduit system, streetlight poles, traffic fixtures, water towers and other City-owned facilities for placement of its own fiber and related equipment; and

WHEREAS, in return WIN installed fiber to 27 public schools and 14 community centers; and WIN provides the City with 12 strands of fiber, ownership of conduit (if desired by the City) and 5% of WIN’s gross revenue generated from its own fiber located within City facilities; and

WHEREAS, City-owned street light poles are included in the definition of “Premises” which defines the City facilities where WIN may place equipment under their existing agreement; and

WHEREAS, the Facilities Use agreement identifies the types of equipment that can be attached/installed in or on City-owned facilities and provides language to update the equipment list; and

WHEREAS, WIN has sought to amend the agreement to include DAS (Distributed Antenna System) technology in the list of approved equipment that may be installed on Cit...

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