BY COUNCILOR STOVER:
RESOLVED, that the proper city officials are hereby authorized to enter into a lease agreement with Clearwire, LLC, a copy of which is on file in the office of the city clerk as Public Document No. __________, for the location and operation by Clearwire of wireless communication equipment on the Orphanage Water Tower, payments to be paid to the Water Fund 510, Agency 500, Revenue Source 4809.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution authorizes execution of a lease agreement with Clearwire, LLC, which authorizes them to install and maintain wireless communications antennas on the Orphanage Water Tower, and to install and maintain related equipment on that site.
Under this agreement, 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 does not interfere with the city or others which the city permits to use the tower for similar purposes.
Clearwire will pay the city $18,000 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 the lease is 4-1/2 years with an option to renew the lease for two additional five year terms.