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File #: O-18-47   
Type: Ordinance Status: Enacted
File created: 12/17/2018 In control: City Council
Final action: 5/6/2019
Enactment date: 5/24/2019 Enactment #: O-2019-009
Title: Granting A Cable Franchise Renewal To Comcast Of New Mexico, LLC, To Construct, Operate And Maintain A Cable System In The Public Right-Of-Way And To Provide Cable Service Within A Franchise Area Within The City Of Albuquerque (“City”); Establishing The Terms And Conditions Of The Franchise Renewal; Establishing Certain Remedies For The Violation Of The Franchise; Repealing Sections 13-5-3-1 Through 13-5-3-20 (Sanchez, by request)
Attachments: 1. O-47.pdf, 2. O-47Enacted
Date Action ByActionResultAction Details
5/24/2019 City Clerk Published  Action details
5/17/2019 Mayor Signed by the Mayor  Action details
5/15/2019 City Council Sent to Mayor for Signature  Action details
5/6/2019 City Council Passed as AmendedPass Action details
5/6/2019 City Council AmendedPass Action details
4/15/2019 City Council Accepted Without Recommendation, as Amended  Action details
4/8/2019 Finance & Government Operations Committee Sent to Council Without Recommendation, as AmendedPass Action details
4/8/2019 Finance & Government Operations Committee AmendedPass Action details
3/11/2019 Finance & Government Operations Committee PostponedPass Action details
2/11/2019 Finance & Government Operations Committee PostponedPass Action details
12/17/2018 City Council Introduced and Referred  Action details
12/17/2018 President Referred  Action details
CITY of ALBUQUERQUE
TWENTY THIRD COUNCIL


COUNCIL BILL NO. O-18-47 ENACTMENT NO. ______________________

SPONSORED BY: Ken Sanchez, by request

ORDINANCE
GRANTING A CABLE FRANCHISE RENEWAL TO COMCAST OF NEW MEXICO, LLC, TO CONSTRUCT, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN A CABLE SYSTEM IN THE PUBLIC RIGHT-OF-WAY AND TO PROVIDE CABLE SERVICE WITHIN A FRANCHISE AREA WITHIN THE CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE ("CITY"); ESTABLISHING THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THE FRANCHISE RENEWAL; ESTABLISHING CERTAIN REMEDIES FOR THE VIOLATION OF THE FRANCHISE; REPEALING SECTIONS 13-5-3-1 THROUGH 13-5-3-20.
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL, THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE:
SECTION 1. DEFINITIONS AND EXHIBITS.
(A) Definitions. For the purposes of this Franchise, the following terms, phrases, words and their derivations shall have the meaning given herein. When not inconsistent with the context, words used in the present tense include the future, words in the plural include the singular, and words in the singular include the plural. Words not defined shall be given their common and ordinary meaning. The word "shall" is always mandatory and not merely directory.
(1) "Access" means the availability for noncommercial use by various agencies, institutions, organizations, groups and individuals in the community, including the City and its designees, of the Cable System to acquire, create, receive, and distribute video Cable Services and other services and signals as permitted under Applicable Law including but not limited to:
(a) "Public Access" means Access where community-based, noncommercial organizations, groups or individual members of the general public, on a nondiscriminatory basis, are the primary users.
(b) "Educational Access" means Access where schools are the primary users having editorial control over programming and services. For purposes of this definition, "school" means any state-accredited educational institution, public ...

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