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Effective Date: August 20, 2015 <br />ORDINANCE NO. 2681 <br />AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF LAKE OSWEGO GRANTING A NON-EXCLUSIVE CABLE <br />FRANCHISE TO COMCAST OF OREGON If, INC. <br />WHEREAS, in 1980 the Metropolitan Area Communications Commission (hereinafter "MACC") <br />was formed by Intergovernmental Cooperation Agreement, amended in 2002 and now an <br />Intergovernmental Agreement (hereinafter "IGA") to enable its member jurisdictions to work <br />cooperatively and jointly on communications issues, in particular the joint franchising of cable <br />services and the common administration and regulation of such franchises, and the City of Lake <br />Oswego (hereinafter "City") is a member of MACC; <br />WHEREAS, the IGA authorizes MACC and its member jurisdictions to grant one or more <br />nonexclusive franchises for the construction, operation and maintenance of a cable service <br />system within the combined boundaries of the member jurisdictions; <br />WHEREAS, the IGA requires that each member jurisdiction to be served by the proposed <br />franchisee must approve any cable service franchise; <br />WHEREAS, the City has previously granted a cable franchise to TCI Cablevision of Tualatin <br />Valley, Inc. and that franchise is now held by Comcast of Tualatin Valley, the grantee's lawful <br />successor in interest; <br />WHEREAS, the Board of Commissioners of MACC, by Resolution 2015-05 adopted on the 10th <br />day of June, 2015, recommended that the member jurisdictions grant a franchise to Comcast of <br />Oregon II, Inc. in the form attached hereto as Exhibit "A," which authorizes the provision of <br />cable services from July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2025; <br />WHEREAS, MACC and the City have provided adequate notice and opportunities for public <br />comment on the proposed cable services franchise including public hearings on March 18, <br />2015, June 10, 2015 and July 21, 2015; <br />WHEREAS, the City Council finds that approval of the recommended franchise is in the best <br />interest of the City and its citizens, consistent with applicable federal law; <br />NOW THEREFORE, <br />THE CITY COUNCIL OF LAKE OSWEGO ORDAINS AS FOLLOWS: <br />Section 1. There is hereby granted to Comcast of Oregon II, Inc. a non-exclusive cable <br />services franchise on the terms and conditions contained in Exhibit "B". <br />Section 2. The grant of franchise at Section 1 is conditioned upon each of the following <br />events: <br />