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File #: 19-1660    Name:
Type: Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 1/9/2019 In control: City Council Legislative Meeting
On agenda: 2/23/2019 Final action:
Title: Public Hearing and Consideration of a renewed Five-Year License Agreement with Summit IG, LLC to permit Summit IG's existing conduits to remain in the City of Alexandria's rights-of-ways and to permit Summit IG to install fiber optic cable in existing conduits for telecommunication services, not cable television services in the City of Alexandria.
Attachments: 1. 19-1660_Attachment, 2. 19-1660_Memo to CC re Summit License Agreement
City of Alexandria, Virginia
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MEMORANDUM



DATE: FEBRUARY 23, 2019

TO: THE HONORABLE MAYOR AND MEMBERS OF CITY COUNCIL

FROM: MARK B. JINKS, CITY MANAGER /s/

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Public Hearing and Consideration of a renewed Five-Year License Agreement with Summit IG, LLC to permit Summit IG's existing conduits to remain in the City of Alexandria's rights-of-ways and to permit Summit IG to install fiber optic cable in existing conduits for telecommunication services, not cable television services in the City of Alexandria.
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ISSUE: Consideration of the renewal of a five-year License Agreement with Summit IG, LLC. ("Summit"), to authorize that its conduits remain in the City of Alexandria's public rights-of-ways and to allow Summit to install fiber optic cable in existing conduits to provide telecommunications systems, not cable television services, in the City of Alexandria.

RECOMMENDATION: That City Council set this matter for a public hearing on Saturday, February 23, 2019, and after hearing public testimony approve the attached five-year License Agreement with Summit, and authorize the City Manager to execute the License Agreement and to take any other actions that are necessary to implement the Agreement.

BACKGROUND: In or about March 2010, City Council approved a five-year license agreement with Woodlawn Communications, LLC. ("Woodlawn"). Woodlawn constructed the conduits that are shown on Exhibits A through D of the attached License Agreement. In October 2013, Woodlawn pursuant to a Contribution Agreement, transferred the conduits to its affiliate Summit IG, and Summit is the owner of the telecommunications system in the City of Alexandria. However, Woodlawn and subsequently Summit never installed fiber optic cable in the existing conduits in the City. The conduits as described in the Exhibits are in the Eisenhower East, as well as the Beauregard Street/Semina...

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