A. Mayor Approval.
1. The Mayor is authorized to approve the following contracts:
a. Dark Fiber Leases. Leases for customer use of unactivated deployed fiber within the city network through which the city transmits neither light nor any other signal; provided, that:
i. The lease is for no more than eight strands per each lessee;
ii. The lease term is for no more than five years;
iii. The requested lease will not interfere with the city’s ability to provide residential and commercial fiber service to all potential subscribers;
iv. The lease is on a form approved by the City Attorney.
b. Telecommunication Contracts. Contracts for the provision of telecommunications services available through the city network, including contracts for point-to-point ethernet service, dedicated internet access service, and static IPv4 addresses; provided, that such contracts are on forms approved by the City Attorney.
2. Any contract that the Mayor is not authorized to approve pursuant to this section must be approved pursuant to the remaining provisions of this chapter.
B. Director of Fiber Department Approval.
1. The Director of the Fiber Department is authorized to approve contracts that meet all of the following criteria:
a. The contract is exclusively for the city’s provision of residential and business-class internet services, and may include a right of entry for access to customer premises to complete connection work.
b. The contract includes the Master Service Agreement approved by the City Attorney.
2. Any contract that the Director of the Fiber Department is not authorized to approve must be approved pursuant to the remaining provisions of this chapter. (Ord. 3074 § 1, 2020; Ord. 3056 § 3, 2019)