(a) The City of Bloomington, Minnesota (“ ”), pursuant to applicable federal and state law, is authorized to grant one or more nonexclusive cable television franchises to construct, operate, maintain and reconstruct cable television systems within the limits.
(b) Negotiations between Qwest Broadband Services, Inc. d/b/a CenturyLink (“grantee”) and the have been completed and the franchise approval process followed in accordance with the guidelines established by the , M.S. Chapter 238 and the (47 U.S.C. § 546), as they may be amended from time to time.
(c) The reviewed the legal, technical and financial qualifications of grantee and, after a properly noticed public hearing, has determined that it is in the best interest of the and its residents to grant the cable television franchise to grantee.
(Ord. 2015-36, passed 11-16-2015)