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File #: 13-1559    Version: 2 Name: 1/6/14 Sprint Amendments - 4 sites
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 1/6/2014 In control: City Council
On agenda: 1/6/2014 Final action: 1/6/2014
Enactment date: 1/6/2014 Enactment #: R-14-002
Title: Resolution to Approve First Amendments to License Agreements with Sprint Spectrum Realty Company, L.P., to Erect and Use Telecommunications Equipment on the Manchester Water Tower, Plymouth Road Water Tower, Water Treatment Plant and Ann-Ashley Parking Structure
Attachments: 1. Sprint 1st Amendment Ann-Ashley 2013 rev.pdf, 2. Sprint 1st Amendment Manchester 2013 rev.pdf, 3. Sprint 1st Amendment Plymouth 2013 rev.pdf, 4. Sprint 1st Amendment WTP 2013 rev.pdf
Title
Resolution to Approve First Amendments to License Agreements with Sprint Spectrum Realty Company, L.P., to Erect and Use Telecommunications Equipment on the Manchester Water Tower, Plymouth Road Water Tower, Water Treatment Plant and Ann-Ashley Parking Structure
Memorandum
On September 11, 2000, the City entered into a License Agreement with Sprint Spectrum, L.P., a Delaware limited partnership (“Sprint”), to install antennae and related facilities on the Manchester Water Tower site. On April 17, 2002, the City entered into a License Agreement with Sprint to install antennae and related facilities on the Plymouth Road Water Tower site. On July 7, 2005, the City entered into a License Agreement with Sprint to install antennae and related facilities on the Water Treatment Plant site. On September 21, 2007, the City entered into a replacement License Agreement with Sprint to install antennae and related facilities on the parking structure located at Ann and Ashley Streets. Because of an Amended and Restated Assignment and Assumption Agreement dated July 1, 1996, all of these license agreements were automatically assigned from Sprint Spectrum, L.P., to Sprint Spectrum Realty Company, L.P., a Delaware limited partnership. (For simplicity, Sprint Spectrum Realty Company, L.P., is also referred to as “Sprint” in this memorandum and resolution.)

The starting annual license fees for the foregoing License Agreements varied depending on the date the original Agreement was entered into. The license fee for the Manchester Water Tower site escalates 20% every five years; the other three escalate 4% every year. The current annual fee amounts for the four sites range from $25,920.00 to $39,283.41. All four agreements allow the City to adjust the fees and make other, appropriate changes in the terms when the equipment is modified.

Sprint is performing upgrades at all four sites as part of its “4G” deployment and amendments to the License Agreements are necessary to allow...

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