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File #: 53027    Version: 1 Name: 11586 - Lake View Water Tower License WI Dept of Military Affairs
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/29/2018 In control: BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS
On agenda: 10/30/2018 Final action: 10/30/2018
Enactment date: 11/5/2018 Enactment #: RES-18-00780
Title: Authorizing the grant of a no-cost License to the State of Wisconsin Department of Military Affairs for the installation of telecommunications equipment on the Lake View Water Tower located at 1202 Northport Drive. (18th A.D.)
Sponsors: Paul R. Soglin
Attachments: 1. 11586 Exhibit A.pdf, 2. 11586 Exhibit B - Site Plan.pdf
Fiscal Note
The proposed resolution authorizes the grant of license to the State of Wisconsin Department of Military Affairs for the installation of telecommunications equipment on the Lake View Water Tower located at 1202 Northport Drive. The property is owned by Dane County and the City of Madison has an easement over the property from Dane County, which allows the City to grant licenses for telecommunication purposes. No City appropriation is required.
Title
Authorizing the grant of a no-cost License to the State of Wisconsin Department of Military Affairs for the installation of telecommunications equipment on the Lake View Water Tower located at 1202 Northport Drive. (18th A.D.)
Body
WHEREAS, the State of Wisconsin Department of Military Affairs (“DMA”) requires a location for a telecommunications antenna and repeater to provide coverage for its Truax base and surrounding area; and

WHEREAS, DMA has requested that the City allow it to install telecommunications facilities on the City’s Lake View water tower (“Tower”) located at 1202 Northport Drive, and to also allow it to place ground equipment within the City-owned equipment shelter (“Shelter”) located near the base of the Tower; and

WHEREAS, staff from the City’s Water Utility and Traffic Engineering Radio Shop have reviewed DMA’s request and are able to accommodate the placement of DMA’s equipment on the Tower and within the Shelter; and

WHEREAS, DMA has requested that this installation be permitted at no cost to DMA as it supports the mission of the DMA, which is to provide essential, effective and responsive military and emergency management capability; and

WHEREAS, the terms of a license have been negotiated between DMA and Real Estate staff, which allows DMA to install, operate and maintain telecommunications equipment on the Tower and within the Shelter, at no cost to DMA; and

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

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED...

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