Lake County, IL
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File #: 22-1279    Version: 1 Name: Resolution approving the Cable Television Franchise Agreement between Lake County and Comcast.
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 9/1/2022 In control: Financial & Administrative Committee
On agenda: Final action: 10/11/2022
Title: Resolution approving the Cable Television Franchise Agreement between Lake County and Comcast.
Attachments: 1. 2022-07-20 Comcast Agreement with Lake County IL - CLEAN
Title
Resolution approving the Cable Television Franchise Agreement between Lake County and Comcast.

Staff Summary
* Lake County has a current non-exclusive franchise agreement with Comcast for cable service in Unincorporated Lake County that was previously renewed in 2012.
* Staff and the State's Attorney's Office has engaged in negotiations related to some definitions located within the current agreement and recommends renewal for another 10-year term.
* This resolution approves the Cable Television Franchise Agreement with Comcast and authorizes the County Board Chair and County Clerk to execute and seal the franchise agreement.
* Following Committee direction, staff conducted additional research and provided an update on the information gathered.

Body
RESOLUTION

WHEREAS, Comcast of California/Illinois, LP; Comcast of Illinois/West Virginia, LLC; Comcast of California/Colorado/Illinois/Indiana/Michigan, LP; Comcast of Illinois XIII, LP; Comcast of Illinois XII, LP; and Comcast of Northern Illinois, Inc. (collectively, "Comcast") have submitted to the County a proposal for the renewal of a franchise to provide cable television services within the unincorporated areas of the County; and

WHEREAS, representatives of the County and Comcast have engaged in negotiations regarding the terms and conditions of the renewal of the franchise and have presented a proposed cable television franchise agreement for consideration; and

WHEREAS, the Chair and County Board have determined that it is necessary, desirable, and in the best interest of the County to award a franchise to Comcast for the provision of Cable Services, as defined in the franchise agreement, within the unincorporated areas of the County, subject to the terms and conditions of the franchise agreement, and to resolve certain issues arising under the prior franchises.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by this County Board of Lake County, Illinois, as follows:

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