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File #: 20-0863    Name:
Type: Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 5/6/2020 In control: City Council Legislative Meeting
On agenda: 6/9/2020 Final action:
Title: Introduction of an Amendment to a Five Year Telecommunications Facility License Agreement dated October 2019, between the City of Alexandria, Virginia and New Cingular Wireless PCS, LLC ("AT&T") to Permit New Cingular Wireless to Install Approved Small Cell Facilities on Approved Additional Poles in the City of Alexandria's Public Rights-of-Ways.
Attachments: 1. 20-0863_Attachment 1: Amendment to ATT Telecommunications Facility License Agreement with MCA redline, 2. 20-0863_Attachment 2: Exhibit A -1 ATT List of Additonal Poles 5.10.20 (003)
City of Alexandria, Virginia
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MEMORANDUM



DATE: JUNE 3, 2020

TO: THE HONORABLE MAYOR AND MEMBERS OF CITY COUNCIL

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

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Introduction of an Amendment to a Five Year Telecommunications Facility License Agreement dated October 2019, between the City of Alexandria, Virginia and New Cingular Wireless PCS, LLC ("AT&T") to Permit New Cingular Wireless to Install Approved Small Cell Facilities on Approved Additional Poles in the City of Alexandria's Public Rights-of-Ways.
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ISSUE: Consideration of an Amendment to a Five Year Telecommunications Facility License Agreement dated October 2019, between the City of Alexandria Virginia and New Cingular Wireless PCS, LLC ("AT&T") to permit AT&T to install Approved Small Cell Facilities on Approved Additional Poles in the City of Alexandria's Public Rights-of-Ways

RECOMMENDATION: That City Council: (1) consider the proposed Amendment to the existing Telecommunications Facility License Agreement ("Agreement") with AT&T and set it for public hearing on Saturday, June 20, 2020, and (2) after the public hearing authorize the City Manager to execute the Amendment and to take other actions that are necessary to implement the Amendment.

BACKGROUND: In October 2019, City Council approved a five year Telecommunications Facility License Agreement with AT&T to attach small cell facilities to 22 specified poles. At the time City Council approved the Agreement, it was understood by all parties that the Agreement would not be amended in a piecemeal fashion but City staff, AT&T and any other telecommunications providers would develop suitable designs for poles and facilities that could be deployed throughout the City by a citywide franchise agreement. However, as a result of the pandemic the franchise process has not progressed as expeditiously as anticipated, and therefore an Amendment t...

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