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File #: 220410    Version: 0
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/12/2022 In control: PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE
On agenda: Final action: 7/28/2022
Effective date:    
Title: Resolution approving a Small Wireless Facility Master License Agreement with Crown Castle Fiber LLC.
Sponsors: THE CHAIR
Indexes: COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS, INTERNET, TELECOMMUNICATIONS
Attachments: 1. CADB01-#280858-v1-Execution_Version_-_Crown_Castle_MLA
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
7/29/20220 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Meeting details Not available
7/28/20220 COMMON COUNCIL ADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Meeting details Not available
7/20/20220 PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTION

Minutes note: James Washington - DPW - said that this is a renewal of the master lease agreement like with the other carriers.
Pass4:0 Action details Meeting details Video Video
7/12/20220 COMMON COUNCIL ASSIGNED TO   Action details Meeting details Not available
Number
220410
Version
ORIGINAL
Reference

Sponsor
THE CHAIR
Title
Resolution approving a Small Wireless Facility Master License Agreement with Crown Castle Fiber LLC.
Analysis
This resolution approves the Small Wireless Facility Master License Agreement with Crown Castle Fiber LLC (f/k/a Crown Castle NG Central LLC), a copy of which is attached to this file, and authorizes the proper City officials to enter into this, or substantially similar, agreement on behalf of the City of Milwaukee.
Body
Whereas, Small wireless facilities are mounted on street lights, traffic control poles, and other similar poles to improve wireless and cellular coverage in low coverage areas where buildings or other obstacles may get in the way of signals; and

Whereas, The City of Milwaukee previously entered into a “Small Cell” Master License Agreement with Crown Castle Fiber LLC dated September 30, 2016, which has expired; and

Whereas, The City regulates the installation and operation of small wireless facilities in the public right-of-way subject to state statutes and federal law, including the regulations and orders of the Federal Communications Commission; and

Whereas, 2019 Wis. Act 14 ( s. 66.0414, Wis. Stats.) and FCC Order 18-133 (issued September 27, 2018) set forth certain limitations on the amounts that the City may charge wireless providers to co-locate small wireless facilities on City street lights, traffic control poles, and other similar poles; and

Whereas, The Department of Public Works has been working with the City Attorney’s Office to negotiate a Master License Agreement with Crown Castle Fiber LLC for the placement of small wireless facilities on City street lights, traffic control poles, and other similar poles; and

Whereas, This Master License Agreement includes the following:

1. An initial term of 10 years with 3 additional 5-year renewals (25 years total).
2. Small wireless facilities will be placed...

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