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CITY OF ANACORTES <br /> ORDINANCE NO. 3067 <br /> AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF ANACORTES, WASHINGTON, GRANTING A <br /> NON-EXCLUSIVE FRANCHISE TO COMCAST CABLE COMMUNICATIONS <br /> MANAGEMENT, LLC FOR THE CONSTRUCTION, OPERATION, AND <br /> MAINTENANCE OF A CABLE SYSTEM WITHIN THE CITY LIMITS, PROVIDING <br /> FOR SEVERABILITY, AND ESTABLISHING AN EFFECTIVE DATE <br /> Whereas, the City of Anacortes is authorized to grant nonexclusive franchises for the <br /> operation of cable systems within the City rights-of-way; and <br /> Whereas, Comcast Cable Communications Management, LLC has applied for such a <br /> franchise to construct, operate, and maintain a cable system within the jurisdictional <br /> boundaries of Anacortes; and <br /> Whereas, a public hearing has been conducted in accordance with Section 5.44.070 of <br /> the Anacortes Municipal Code, during which any interested parties were allowed to <br /> provide statements regarding the grant of the franchise rights contained herein; and <br /> Whereas the terms, conditions, and obligations provided herein are necessary to <br /> protect the safety and welfare of the citizens of Anacortes and provide for the cable <br /> service needs of the community; <br /> Now, therefore, the City Council of the City of Anacortes does ordain as follows: <br /> Section 1. That a non-exclusive Franchise, which constitutes an agreement between <br /> the City of Anacortes and Comcast Cable Communications Management, <br /> LLC (hereinafter "Comcast"). Comcast agrees to construct, maintain, and <br /> operate a cable television system for the distribution of television and other <br /> electronic signals pursuant to the terms of the Franchise Agreement <br /> attached hereto and identified as Exhibit "A". The City agrees to grant to <br /> Comcast all necessary rights and privileges to use public rights of way <br /> pursuant to the terms of Exhibit "A". This Franchise Agreement shall, as of <br /> its effective date, supersede and replace all existing franchises previously <br /> granted by the City to Comcast or any of its predecessors, subsidiaries, or <br /> affiliated companies. <br /> City of Anacortes—Comcast <br /> 2020 Franchise Agreement <br />