01-0528R

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY TO LEASE ANTENNA SPACE ON THE WOODLAND WATER TOWER TO NEXTEL WIP LEASE CORPORATION FOR A CONSIDERATION OF $16,200 PER YEAR.

BY COUNCILOR ECKENBERG:

        RESOLVED, that the proper city officers are authorized to execute an agreement, filed as Public Document No. _____________, leasing to Nextel WIP Lease Corporation a space on the Woodland water tower and adjacent pump house for installation of communications antennas and equipment for a consideration of $16,200 per year; said money to be deposited in Water Fund No. 0510.



STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution authorizes an agreement with Nextel WIP Lease Corporation for a five-year lease for antenna space on the Woodland water tower for a lease of $1,350 per month. At the present time, there are three cellular phone companies on the tower with similar agreements. Significant provisions of the lease are:
        1. The lease authorizes the installation of up to six panel antennas and cables on the existing mounting ring on the tower, together with a spot in the pump house for equipment.
        2. The lease is for five years with two additional five-year renewals, but either party can cancel at any time with 12 months notice.
        3. There is a yearly cost of living adjustment for the rent.
        4. Nextel's operations and signals must not interfere with any of the city's operations or communications signals.