Item No: 4.C.2.
Meeting Date: June 10, 2013
From: Paul Kalv, Electric Director
Subject: Resolution authorizing execution of an agreement with Embarq Florida, Inc d/b/a Century Link for joint use poles
Staff recommends adopting the agreement with Embarq Florida, Inc to permit the attachment of communications facilities owned by Embarq Florida, Inc to poles owned by the City of Leesburg.
The City of Leesburg to the extent required by federal, state, and local law agrees to permit the attachment of such communications facilities to its poles, in strict accordance with the terms and conditions of the agreement between the City of Leesburg and Embarq Florida, Inc. Rental rates are based on the FCC recommendations. Embarq is currently paying for 3,856 pole attachments.
1. Adopt the Resolution authorizing the agreement as presented; or,
2. Such alternative action as the Commission may deem appropriate
Embarq Florida, Inc shall pay to the City of Leesburg an annual attachment fee of $13.40 per pole attachment; the annual revenue derived from 3,856 pole attachments is $51,670.40. This fee will be adjusted annually on January 1st of each year. Rental fees and all applicable sales or use taxes shall be payable annually in advance on the 15th day of January. Such annual payments shall be based upon the actual number of Attachments which are being maintained or permitted as of the first day of the year.
Prepared by: Sabrina Hubbell_______
Attachments: Yes_X__ No _____
Advertised: ____Not Required __X__
Attorney Review : Yes_X_ No ____
Reviewed by: Dept. Head _Paul Kalv_
Finance Dept. BLM,_____________
Deputy C.M. ___________________
City Manager ___________________
Account No. _041-0000-349-1500__
Project No. ___________________
WF No. ______________________
RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF LEESBURG, FLORIDA AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR AND CITY CLERK TO EXECUTE AN AGREEMENT WITH EMBARQ FLORIDA, INC D/B/A CENTURY LINK FOR JOINT USE POLES; AND PROVIDING AN EFFICTIVE DATE.
BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF LEESBURG, FLORIDA:
THAT the Mayor and City Clerk are hereby authorized to execute an agreement with Embarq Florida, Inc, d/b/a Century Link whose address is 5454 W 110th Street, Mailstop: KSOPKJ0902-9057, Overland Park, KS 66211 for attachment of communications facilities to poles owned by the City of Leesburg.
THAT this resolution shall become effective immediately.
PASSED AND ADOPTED by the City Commission of the City of Leesburg, Florida, at a regular meeting held the 10th day of June, 2013.