The franchising authority, acting alone or acting jointly with other franchising authorities, may exercise or delegate the following responsibilities under this chapter:
   (A)   Administering the provision of the cable system franchise;
   (B)   Coordinating the operation of community access channel and facilities;
   (C)   Providing technical, programming and operational support to public agency users, such as government departments, schools and health care institutions;
   (D)   Establishing jointly with the grantee, or as otherwise specified in the franchise agreement, procedures and standards for use of channels dedicated to public use and the sharing of public facilities, if provided for in any franchise agreement;
   (E)   Planning the expansion and growth of public benefit cable services; and
   (F)   Formulating and recommending long-range telecommunications policy.
(2013 Code, § 8-6.8)  (Ord. 14586, passed 4-13-1998)