Town of Bar Harbor, ME
Hancock County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Council of the Town of Bar Harbor 9-16-1997. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Article I General Provisions

§ 46-1 Title; when effective.

§ 46-2 Findings and purpose.

§ 46-3 Word usage and definitions.

Article II Grant of Franchise

§ 46-4 Authority of Town.

§ 46-5 Franchise required.

§ 46-6 Franchise characteristics.

§ 46-7 Grantee subject to other laws and Town authority.

§ 46-8 Interpretation of franchise terms.

§ 46-9 Operation of cable system without franchise.

§ 46-10 Right of condemnation reserved.

§ 46-11 Acts at grantee's expense.

Article III Application for Grant, Renewal or Modification of Franchise

§ 46-12 Written application.

§ 46-13 Application for grant of a franchise other than a Cable Act renewal franchise.

§ 46-14 Application for grant of a Cable Act renewal franchise.

§ 46-15 Contents of application.

§ 46-16 Application for modification of franchise.

§ 46-17 Filing fees.

§ 46-18 Public hearing.

Article IV Insurance and Indemnity

§ 46-19 Insurance required.

§ 46-20 Qualifications of sureties.

§ 46-21 Evidence of insurance.

§ 46-22 Additional insureds; prior notice of policy cancellation.

§ 46-23 Indemnification.

§ 46-24 No limit of liability.

§ 46-25 Town not liable for damages.

Article V Performance Bond

§ 46-26 Bond required.

§ 46-27 Recovery under performance bond.

§ 46-28 Elimination or reduction of bond.

§ 46-29 New bond for new project.

§ 46-30 Issuance of bond; notice of cancellation required.

§ 46-31 Forfeiture.

Article VI Security Fund

§ 46-32 Establishment.

§ 46-33 Use of fund.

§ 46-34 Notification of withdrawal.

§ 46-35 Inadequate fund balance.

§ 46-36 Replenishment.

§ 46-37 Disposition.

§ 46-38 Grantor rights.

Article VII Remedies

§ 46-39 Available remedies.

§ 46-40 Revocation or termination of franchise.

§ 46-41 Obligation of compliance.

§ 46-42 Relation to insurance and indemnity requirements.

Article VIII Transfers

§ 46-43 Town approval required.

§ 46-44 Application.

§ 46-45 Determination by Town.

§ 46-46 Transferee's agreement.

§ 46-47 Approval does not constitute waiver.

§ 46-48 Processing fee.

Article IX Franchise Fee

§ 46-49 Finding.

§ 46-50 Payment to Town.

Article X Construction Provisions

§ 46-51 Construction schedule.

§ 46-52 Construction standards.

§ 46-53 Publicizing proposed construction work.

§ 46-54 Continuity of service.

Article XI System Facilities, Equipment and Services

§ 46-55 Applicability.

§ 46-56 Provision of service.

§ 46-57 Full video service to municipal buildings; facilities and equipment.

§ 46-58 Technical standards.

§ 46-59 Proof of performance tests.

Article XII Consumer Protection Provisions

§ 46-60 Telephone and office availability.

§ 46-61 Scheduling work.

§ 46-62 Notice to subscribers.

§ 46-63 Interruptions of service.

§ 46-64 Billing.

§ 46-65 Disconnection and downgrades.

§ 46-66 Changes in service.

§ 46-67 Deposits.

§ 46-68 Record of subscriber complaints.

§ 46-69 Remedies for violators.

Article XIII Rate Regulation

§ 46-70 Authority of Town to regulate rates.

§ 46-71 Authority to adopt regulations.

§ 46-72 Rate changes.

Article XIV Records and Reports

§ 46-73 Open books and records.

§ 46-74 Required reports.

§ 46-75 Reports to be provided on request.

§ 46-76 Additional reports.

§ 46-77 Records required.

§ 46-78 Performance evaluation.

§ 46-79 Inspection of voluminous materials.

§ 46-80 Retention of records; relation to privacy rights.

Article XV Rights of Individuals Protected

§ 46-81 Discriminatory practices prohibited.

§ 46-82 Equal employment opportunity.

§ 46-83 Subscriber privacy.

Article XVI Miscellaneous Provisions

§ 46-84 Compliance with laws required.

§ 46-85 Force majeure.

§ 46-86 Connections to system; use of antennas.

§ 46-87 Calculation of time.

§ 46-88 Severability.

§ 46-89 Captions.

§ 46-90 Repealer.