It is the intent of the city to promote the public health, safety and general welfare by providing for the grant of one or more licenses for the construction and operation of a cable system; to provide for the regulation of each cable system by the city; to provide for the payment of fees and other valuable consideration by a licensee to the city for the privilege of using the public rights of way for constructing and operating a cable system; to promote the widespread availability of cable service to city residents wherever economically feasible, including to those who reside in multi-family buildings and in rural communities; to encourage the development of cable as a means of communication between and among the members of the public and public institutions; and to encourage the provision of diverse information to the community over cable. (Ord. 05-589, 5-23-2005)