CHAPTER 8A. CABLE COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM.
Sec. 8A.380. Systems review.
To provide for technological, economic and regulatory changes in the state
of the art of cable communications, to facilitate renewal procedures, to promote
the maximum degree of flexibility in the cable system, and to provide on a
continuing basis, an advanced, modern system, grantor and grantee shall comply
with the following system and services review provisions:
(a) At grantor's
sole option, grantor and grantee may hold a system and services review session
on or about the third anniversary date of the franchise ordinance or agreement
between grantor and grantee granting a franchise. Subsequent system review
sessions may be scheduled by grantor each three years thereafter.
for discussion and review at the system and services review sessions shall
include, but shall not be limited to, services provided, application of new
technologies, system performance, programming (including access opportunities),
subscriber complaints, user complaints, rights of privacy, amendments to the
franchise, underground processes and developments in the law.
grantor or grantee may select additional topics for discussion at any review
(d) Not later than sixty days after the conclusion of each system
and services review session, grantor may issue findings, including specifically
a listing of any cable services not then being provided that are considered
technically and economically feasible. Subject to applicable state and federal
law and upon an affirmative showing by grantor that such services are
technically and economically feasible grantor may request grantee to provide
such services within a reasonable time, under reasonable conditions. Failure to
provide such requested services may be considered a breach of the franchise,
subject to remedies as provided in this chapter. (Ord. No. 1097, § 1