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File #: 44446    Version: 1 Name: FTTP Report and DTC Recommendations
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 9/13/2016 In control: BOARD OF ESTIMATES (ended 4/2017)
On agenda: 11/1/2016 Final action: 11/1/2016
Enactment date: 11/2/2016 Enactment #: RES-16-00829
Title: Accepting the Madison Fiber-to-the-Premises Feasibility Analysis report and recommendations of the Digital Technology Committee.
Sponsors: Samba Baldeh, Mark Clear, Paul R. Soglin
Attachments: 1. Madison - FTTP Feasibility Study Aug 8 2016.pdf, 2. Madison - Appendix A - Common Community Objectives.pdf, 3. Madison - Appedix B - Best Practices for FTTP Deployment in Underserved Areas.pdf, 4. Madison - Appendix C - Market Research Survey Questionnaire.pdf
Fiscal Note
The proposed resolution accepts the Fiber-to-the-Premises Feasibility Analysis and creates a staff team to work with the Digital Technology Committee to develop an implementation plan. A budget amendment in the amount of $250,000 in General Obligation Borrowing will be offered to amend the Information Technology 2017 Executive Capital Budget through the BOE or Council amendment process. These funds, if appropriated, will be used to obtain consulting services to assist with the development of the implementation plan.

The City’s portion of the actual cost of implementation of Fiber-to-the-Premises is estimated to be $149.1 million, spread over three to five years. Funding for the implementation will be included in future years’ capital budgets and subject to Council approval at that time.

Accepting the Madison Fiber-to-the-Premises Feasibility Analysis report and recommendations of the Digital Technology Committee.
In November of 2015, the Digital Technology Committee was tasked with determining the feasibility of the City pursuing deployment of a citywide ultra-high-speed fiber-based broadband network. The City engaged CTC Technology & Energy (CTC) to:

· Provide an analysis of range of options of ownership and operational structure of a fiber to the premises network, including options for an open network, the city partnering with a private entity, and a city utility.
· Provide a 10-year projection of capital and operating expenses and revenues for the most likely options.
· Ensure that these projections meet the requirements of Wisconsin State Statute 66.0422.
· Provide an analysis of the risks involved in building a city-wide fiber to the premises network, including legal, financial and political risks.
· Develop a comprehensive written report that presents alternatives to address the engineering and business parameters for deploying fiber to the premises city-wide in Madison, assuming the use of available city telecomm...

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