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Resolution Number

912 

Resolution Subject

Approving the transfer of the Non-Exclusive Franchise of the City of Tacoma Department of Public Utilities Light Division, Click! Network, to provide cable television services to Rainier Connect North, LLC

Date Adopted

2/18/2020 

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Resolution

RESOLUTION NO. 912

 

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF UNIVERSITY PLACE, WASHINGTON, APPROVING THE TRANSFER OF THE NON-EXCLUSIVE FRANCHISE OF THE CITY OF TACOMA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC UTILITIES LIGHT DIVISION, CLICK! NETWORK, TO PROVIDE CABLE TELEVISION SERVICES TO RAINIER CONNECT NORTH, LLC

 

 

WHEREAS, the City of Tacoma Department of Public Utilities, Light Division, Click! Network, and Rainier Connect North, LLC have entered into certain agreements to transfer operational control of the Tacoma Power Commercial Network, as defined therein, to Rainier Connect North, LLC and applied to transfer the franchise to offer cable TV services held by Click! Network to Rainier Connect North, LLC; and

 

WHEREAS, via Ordinance 695, the City of University Place granted to City of Tacoma Department of Public Utilities, Light Division, Click! Network a franchise for cable television services; and

 

WHEREAS, it appears that Rainier Connect North, LLC is fully capable of performing the franchise requirements to provide cable television service to University Place citizens; and

 

WHEREAS, it appears that it is in the citizens’ best interest to allow the transfer of the franchise to occur;

 

            NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF UNIVERSITY PLACE, WASHINGTON, AS FOLLOWS:

 

Section 1.   Transfer Approved. The request to transfer the cable television franchise from the City of Tacoma Department of Public Utilities, Light Division, Click! Network to Rainier Connect North, LLC is hereby approved.  Pending such transfer, said franchise will remain in effect according to its terms.

 

Section 2.   Transfer of Responsibilities.  Effective with the date of transfer of operational control identified in Section 3, (a) Click! Network is and shall be hereby relieved of any and all responsibilities under said franchise; (b) Rainier Connect North, LLC shall be substituted for the City of Tacoma Department of Public Utilities, Light Division, Click! Network within such franchise; and (c) Rainier Connect North, LLC shall assume such franchise.

 

Section 3.   Effective Date of Transfer.  The transfers set forth in this Resolution shall take effect on the date that Rainier Connect North, LLC assumes control and operation of the Click! Network, which date shall be evidenced by written notice to the City of University Place from Rainier Connect North, LLC and the City of Tacoma, identifying the date of transfer of operational control.

 

Section 4.   Effective Date of Resolution.  This Resolution shall be effective immediately upon adoption by the City Council.

 

            ADOPTED BY THE CITY COUNCIL ON FEBRUARY 18, 2020.

 

 

 

                                                                                               ________________________________
Caroline Belleci, Mayor

 

 

ATTEST:

 

 

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Emelita J. Genetia, City Clerk

                                                                                   

APPROVED AS TO FORM:

 

 

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Matthew S. Kaser, City Attorney

Council Minutes

Regular Council Meeting Minutes-20200218-0747 

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Resolution:912-19020630-912 
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Created at 2/19/2020 8:03 AM  by Emelita Genetia 
Last modified at 3/3/2020 8:00 AM  by Emelita Genetia