Section 107-018; Ord. 18855; Extending the term of the cable television franchise held by MCC Missouri, LLC (Mediacom)


Ordinance No.            18855                      Council Bill No.            B 502-05           


AN ORDINANCE

extending the term of the cable television franchise held by MCC Missouri, LLC (Mediacom); and fixing the time when this ordinance shall become effective.

    WHEREAS, the cable television franchise of MCC Missouri, LLC (Mediacom) expires on January 19, 2006; and

    WHEREAS, the City and Mediacom are engaged in the franchise renewal process but will not complete that process before Mediacom’s cable television franchise expires; and

    WHEREAS, City and Mediacom agree that the franchise shall be extended to permit the franchise renewal process to be completed in a manner consistent with  Federal law.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBIA, MISSOURI, AS FOLLOWS:

    SECTION 1.    The term of the cable television franchise held by Mediacom is extended to January 17, 2007 or until a new franchise agreement is entered into between the City and Mediacom, whichever occurs first.

    SECTION 2.    This ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage.

    PASSED this 3rd day of January, 2006.