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File #: 43876    Version: 1 Name: 10283 License - Prairie Rd Water Tower Verizon
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/26/2016 In control: BOARD OF ESTIMATES (ended 4/2017)
On agenda: 8/2/2016 Final action: 9/6/2016
Enactment date: 9/9/2016 Enactment #: RES-16-00614
Title: Authorizing the grant of a License to Verizon Wireless Personal Communications, LP for the installation of telecommunications equipment on the Prairie Road Water Tower located at 2829 Prairie Road.
Sponsors: Matthew J. Phair
Attachments: 1. 10283 - Resolution Ex. B - Site Plan.pdf
Fiscal Note
The revenues from this license (starting at $26,000 per year), less any direct costs incurred by the Water Utility in the administration of the license, will be deposited into Munis charge code 63039 - Tower Lease Revenue. There will be no impact on State cost controls.
Title
Authorizing the grant of a License to Verizon Wireless Personal Communications, LP for the installation of telecommunications equipment on the Prairie Road Water Tower located at 2829 Prairie Road.
Body
WHEREAS, the City is the owner of the Prairie Road Water Tower located at 2829 Prairie Road (“Tower”); and

WHEREAS, Verizon Wireless Personal Communications, LP (“Verizon”) has requested that the City allow it to install telecommunications equipment on the Tower; and

WHEREAS, the terms of a license have been negotiated between Verizon and the City of Madison Water Utility and Real Estate staff, which allow Verizon to install, operate and maintain telecommunications equipment on the Tower; and

WHEREAS, the City Attorney’s office has reviewed and approved the license as to form.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Common Council hereby authorizes the grant of a License to Verizon for the installation, operation and maintenance of telecommunications equipment on the Tower located at 2829 Prairie Road (“Property”), as described in attached Exhibit A and generally shown on attached Exhibit B, on the following terms and conditions:

1. The initial term of the License shall be five (5) years. Verizon shall have the right to renew the license for three (3) subsequent five (5) year terms, subject to the terms and conditions of the License.

2. Verizon may use the Tower for the installation, operation, and maintenance of nine (9) antennas and ancillary equipment (collectively, “Equipment”) on the Tower and telecommunications shelter on land near the base of the Tower (“Shelter”), together with wiring and conduit as necessary to connect the Shelter to the Equipment and to provi...

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