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File #: 58252    Version: 1 Name: 11568 - Verizon Telecom License Goodman Park TE Warehouse
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 11/13/2019 In control: BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS
On agenda: 11/19/2019 Final action: 1/21/2020
Enactment date: 1/27/2020 Enactment #: RES-20-00055
Title: Authorizing the grant of License to Cellco Partnership d/b/a Verizon Wireless for the installation of a telecommunications monopole tower and associated equipment at 15 Van Deusen Street, the site of a City Traffic Engineering warehouse and storage yard. (13th AD)
Sponsors: Tag Evers
Attachments: 1. 11568_Exhibit_A.pdf, 2. 11568_Exhibit_B_Page_1_of_2.pdf, 3. 11568_Exhibit_B_Page_2_of_2.pdf, 4. 11568_Exhibit_C_3_pages_(90%)_081519_P.pdf
Fiscal Note
The revenues from this license (starting at $30,000 per year, subject to a 4% annual escalator) will be deposited to the General Fund.
Title
Authorizing the grant of License to Cellco Partnership d/b/a Verizon Wireless for the installation of a telecommunications monopole tower and associated equipment at 15 Van Deusen Street, the site of a City Traffic Engineering warehouse and storage yard. (13th AD)
Body
WHEREAS, Cellco Partnership d/b/a Verizon Wireless (“Verizon”) has requested that the City allow it to erect a telecommunications monopole tower, as well as to place ancillary ground equipment near the base of such tower, at 15 Van Deusen Street, the site of a Traffic Engineering warehouse and storage yard; and

WHEREAS, staff from the City’s Traffic Engineering Radio Shop have reviewed Verizon’s request and are able to accommodate the placement of the Tower and ground equipment at the site; and

WHEREAS, as 15 Van Deusen Street is a Traffic Engineering administrative parcel located within a larger parcel designated as “Goodman Park Ice Rink,” staff from the Parks Division have also reviewed and approve of the proposed license; and

WHEREAS, the terms of a license have been negotiated between Verizon and Real Estate and Traffic Engineering staff, which allows Verizon to erect, install, operate and maintain a monopole tower and associated telecommunications equipment at the site; and

WHEREAS, in addition to monetary consideration for granting the license to Verizon, the City shall have the future right to locate its own equipment on the Tower, subject to certain terms and conditions, with no fee payable to Verizon for such use; 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 (“License”) to Cellco Partnership d/b/a Verizon Wireless (“Licensee”) for the erection of a monopole tower and the installation, ope...

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