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File #: 210695    Version: 0
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 9/1/2021 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 9/21/2021
Effective date:    
Title: Resolution authorizing a Lease Agreement between the City and PCs for People for placement of Wireless Internet Service Provider (WISP) antennas at two City fire stations.
Sponsors: THE CHAIR
Indexes: FIRE DEPARTMENT, INTERNET, LEASES
Attachments: 1. Roof Antenna Rights Resolution - PCs for People - EIS, 2. CADB01-#276335-v1-Clean_City-PCs_for_People_Site_Lease_Agreement.pdf
Number
210695
Version
Original
Reference
960170, 991575
Sponsor
THE CHAIR

Title
Resolution authorizing a Lease Agreement between the City and PCs for People for placement of Wireless Internet Service Provider (WISP) antennas at two City fire stations.

Analysis
This resolution authorizes a Lease Agreement between the City and PCs for People for placement of Wireless Internet Service Provider (WISP) antennas at 1313 W. Reservoir Avenue (Fire Station 5) and 2903 N. Teutonia Avenue (Fire Station 30). Additionally, this resolution authorizes the Chief Information Officer to share fiber and provide network connectivity and telecommunications services at the expense of and for the use and benefit of PCs for People.

Body

Whereas, The Common Council adopted Resolution File Number 960170 on June 25, 1996, establishing a policy for the leasing of City facilities for the provision of wireless telecommunications services; and

Whereas, The Common Council further adopted Resolution File Number 991575 on February 18, 2000, amending said policy; and

Whereas, These resolutions designate the Department of Administration as the City’s sole negotiating agent for marketing City-owned sites to communication services vendors; and

Whereas, the City of Milwaukee wishes to increase broadband adoption in low-income households, especially in those areas of the City where 25% or more households lack broadband Internet access; and

Whereas, PCs for People, founded in 1998 as s a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, is a national leader in digital inclusion focused on getting low-cost computers and affordable broadband internet into the homes of low-income individuals; and

Whereas, in partnership with Walnut Way Conservation Corp and Microsoft, in summer of 2021, PCs for People established a fixed wireless internet hub serving the Lindsay Heights neighborhood and is planning to expand service in the area; and


Whereas, The Department of Administration has been workin...

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