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File #: 20-0859    Name:
Type: Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 5/5/2020 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 Cellco Partnership d/b/a Verizon Wireless to Permit Cellco Partnership to Install Approved Small Cell Facilities on Approved Additional Poles in the City of Alexandria's Public Rights-of-Ways.
Attachments: 1. 20-0859_Attachment 1 - Amendment to Verizon Wireless Telecommunications Facility License Agreement 5-19-20, 2. 20-0859_Attachment 2 - Exhibit A-4 Verizon List of Poles 6.3.pdf, 3. 20-0859_Attachment 3 - Exhibit A-5 - Verizon Metal Utility Poles Elevation - 5.11.2020 (
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 Cellco Partnership d/b/a Verizon Wireless to Permit Cellco Partnership 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 Cellco Partnership, d/b/a Verizon Wireless ("Verizon") to permit Verizon to install Approved Small Cell Facilities on Approved Additional Poles and on a single metal pole, as a pilot installation, in the City of Alexandria's Public Rights-of-Ways.

RECOMMENDATION: That City Council: (1) consider the proposed the attached Amendment to the existing Telecommunications Facility License Agreement ("Agreement") with Verizon 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 Verizon to attach small cell facilities to 15 specific poles pursuant to the Agreement. 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. Instead, City staff, Verizon and other telecommunications providers would develop suitable designs for poles and facilities that could be deployed throughout the City by a City-wide franchise agreement. As a result of th...

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