DISCLAIMER

 

06-0292R


RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CHANNEL SHARING AGREEMENT WITH THE CITY OF SUPERIOR WHICH REQUIRES THE PURCHASE OF CERTAIN EQUIPMENT IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $8,000.

BY PRESIDENT REINERT:

     RESOLVED, that the proper city officials are hereby authorized to enter into a channel sharing agreement, substantially in the form of that on file in the office of the city clerk as Public Document No. ___________ with the city of Superior (Superior) pursuant to which Duluth agrees to show Superior public access programing on a portion of Duluth’s message board channel and Superior agrees to show Duluth public access programming on a portion of Superior’s message board channel; said agreement necessitating the purchase of certain equipment in an amount not to exceed $8,000, payable from Fund 210, Agency 030, Organization 3145, Object 5404.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  The purpose of this resolution is to enter into a channel sharing agreement with the city of Superior. Channel 14 is Duluth’s message board channel and is operated by PACT; Channel 16 is Superior’s message board channel and is operated by PEGA. The agreement provides for Superior public access programming to be viewed live or tape-delayed on a portion of Duluth’s Channel 14 utilizing the upper left corner of the screen. Duluth’s message board announcements will continue to be shown on the remaining portion of the screen. Similarly, Duluth public access programming will be viewed live or tape-delayed on a portion of Superior’s Channel 16 utilizing the upper left corner of the screen. Superior’s message board announcements will continue to be shown on the remaining portion of the screen. The agreement requires that each city provide the necessary computer equipment at its own cost. The equipment is estimated not to exceed $8,000. The parties anticipate that the agreement will be implemented by June 1, 2006.