(a) The right is reserved to the City or the City Council to adopt, in addition to the provisions contained in this Chapter and in existing or applicable ordinances, such additional regulations or ordinances as it shall find necessary in the exercise of the police power. Such regulations, by ordinance or otherwise, shall be reasonable and not in conflict with applicable law.
(b) The City shall have the right to install and maintain free of charge upon the poles or conduits of the franchisee, any wire and pole fixtures necessary for a police or fire alarm system, on the condition that such wire and pole fixtures do not interfere with the cable system operations of the franchisee and that such installations shall be installed in a safe manner in conformance with the State and City regulations.
(c) The City shall have the right to supervise all construction or installations work performed subject to the provisions of this Chapter and make such inspections as it shall find necessary to insure compliance with the terms of this Chapter and all other pertinent provisions of law.
(d) At the expiration of the term of any franchise granted pursuant to this Chapter, and the non-renewal thereof in accordance with applicable law, and upon the termination or revocation of a franchise as provided for in this Chapter, the City shall have the right to require the franchisee to remove at the franchisee’s own expense all portions of the cable system from all public rights-of-way within the City.
(e) The City shall have the right unless otherwise provided in this Chapter or in a franchise agreement to assess and collect a $100.00 a day fine and penalty against the franchisee for its failure to comply with any of the provisions of this Chapter and/or the franchise agreement.
(Ord. 2428, passed 2-18-1974; Ord. 2899, passed 3-21-1984; Ord. 3486, passed 1-28-2002)