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(a) If a franchisee violates any provision of the law or its franchise agreement, the County may take one or more of the following actions:
(1) impose liquidated damages in the amount, whether per day, incident, or other measure of violation, as provided in the franchise agreement. Payment of liquidated damages by the franchisee will not relieve the franchisee of its obligation to meet the franchise requirements;
(2) require the franchisee to pay its subscribers or classes of subscribers in an amount and on a basis the County determines is necessary to cure the breach or default, or equitably compensate for the violation; or
(3) revoke the franchise under this Chapter.
(b) In determining which remedy or remedies are appropriate under subsection (a), the County must consider the nature of the violation, the person or persons bearing the impact of the violation, the nature of the remedy required in order to prevent further violations, and any other matters the County determines are appropriate.
(c) In addition to or instead of these remedies, the County may seek legal or equitable relief from any court of competent jurisdiction.
(d) Before initiating a remedy under this section other than revocation of the franchise, the County must give the franchisee written notice of the violations claimed and at least 10 working days to correct the violations. (FY 1991 L.M.C., ch. 3, § 1; 2006 L.M.C., ch. 34, § 1.)