05-0440R


RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING LEASE AGREEMENTS WITH CLEARWIRE, L.L.C. FOR INSTALLATION OF WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT AT THE HIGHLAND AND PROCTOR WATER TOWERS.

BY COUNCILOR STOVER:

     RESOLVED, that the proper city officers are hereby authorized to enter into lease agreements with Clearwire L.L.C., copies of which are on file in the office of the city clerk as Public Document No. __________, for the location and operation by Clearwire of wireless communications equipment on the Highland Water Tower and the Proctor Water Tower, payments to be paid to the Water Fund 510, Agency 500, Revenue Source 4809.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution authorizes execution of lease agreements with Clearwire L.L.C. which authorize them to install and maintain wireless communications antennas on the Highland and Proctor water towers and to install and maintain related equipment on those sites.


Under the agreements, Clearwire will bear all of the costs associated with erecting the antennas and related equipment. All installation must be performed in a manner which does not interfere with the city’s use of the towers for their primary purpose and not interfere with the city or others which the city permits to use the tower for similar purposes.


Clearwire will pay the city $15,000 per tower for the use of the space, which amount will increase annually at the rate of three percent per year. The initial term of both leases is five years with an option to renew the leases for two additional five year terms.

 

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