[HISTORY: Adopted by the Village Board of the Village of Johnson Creek 4-12-2004 by Ord. No. 06-04. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Pursuant to Chapters 62 and 66 of the Wisconsin Statutes and, without limitation, Wis. Stat. § 62.11(5), the Village Board hereby exercises its authority to create a Municipal Communications Utility within the Village of Johnson Creek.
The Communications Utility shall be responsible to plan, acquire, construct, extend, improve, maintain, operate, lease, dispose of, regulate and manage a communications system to provide, among other things, telecommunications, data, fiber optic, Internet, cable television, video and information services in and around the Johnson Creek area.
The Communications Utility shall be under the charge and management of the Village Board or its designee, which may exercise all powers necessary or desirable to effect its purposes.
The Village Board hereby directs Village staff to file an appropriate application with the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin so that the Village may be certified as a competitive local exchange carrier and alternative telecommunications utility.