Town of Bel Air, MD
Harford County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Town Commissioners as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
A500a Franchise Agreement A500b Cable Franchise Agreement
[Adopted 3-11-1980 by Ord. No. 310 as Ch. 6, Art. 4 of the 1980 Code]

§ A500-1 Renewal of franchise.

A. 
Comcast Cablevision of Harford County is granted a renewal of its current nonexclusive franchise to construct, operate, maintain and reconstruct a cable television system within the Town of Bel Air, Maryland, for a period of 15 years from the effective date of this Act.
B. 
The Board of Town Commissioners expressly reserves the right at all times to exercise in the interest of the public full superintendence, regulation, and control in respect to all matters connected to this grant, consistent with the provisions of the attached renewal franchise agreement[1] and to the full extent permitted by federal law.
[1]
Editor's Note: The franchise agreement is included at the end of this chapter.
[Adopted 10-6-2008 by Ord. No. 714-08]

§ A500-2 Franchise granted.

Verizon Maryland, Inc., is granted a nonexclusive franchise to construct, install, maintain, extend and operate a cable communications system within the Town of Bel Air, Maryland, for a period of 15 years from the effective date of this ordinance.

§ A500-3 Rights reserved.

The Board of Town Commissioners expressly reserves the right at all times to exercise, in the interest of the public, full superintendence, regulation, and control in respect to all matters connected to this grant, consistent with the provisions of the attached franchise agreement, and to the full extent permitted by federal law.

§ A500-4 Incorporation of franchise agreement.

The franchise agreement is incorporated and made a part of this ordinance.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: The franchise agreement is included at the end of this chapter.