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Township of Unity, PA
Westmoreland County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of the Township of Unity 12-21-2004 by Ord. No. O-21-04.[1] Amendments noted where applicable.]
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Editor's Note: This ordinance also repealed former Ch. A120, Cable Television Franchise, adopted 11-8-1996 by Ord. No. O-2-96.
The Board of Supervisors of Unity Township does hereby grant nonexclusive cable franchise rights to Highland Video Associates, L.P., d/b/a Adelphia Cable; Comcast of Pennsylvania; and Citizens Cable Communications, their successors and assigns, for terms of 15 years from the effective date of this ordinance and allowing for automatic extensions for two additional terms of five years each unless either party notifies the other in writing of its desire to terminate the agreement at least one year prior to the commencement of any extension. These nonexclusive franchise rights authorize the franchisees to construct, operate and maintain cable systems in, along, among, upon, across, above, over, under or in any manner connected with the streets or rights-of-way of the Township of Unity.
The Township of Unity is hereby authorized to enter into written franchise agreements with Highland Video Associates, L.P., d/b/a Adelphia Cable; Comcast of Pennsylvania; and Citizens Cable Communications, which said agreements shall be binding upon and inure to the benefit of all parties thereto, their successors or assigns. A fully executed copy of said agreements setting forth all terms and conditions of the award of franchise shall be maintained in the office of the Secretary of the Township of Unity available for public inspection upon demand.