PENDING ORDINANCES
ORDINANCE NO. 6274
 
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CITY CODE, TITLE 9, CHAPTER 8D, SECTION 2B, BROADBAND INTERNET SERVICE RATES, REPEALING ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT; AND PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY.
WHEREAS, the Board of Commissioners of the City of Ponca City, Oklahoma, is charged with establishing rates for those utilities furnished by the Ponca City Utility Authority; and
WHEREAS; Ponca City Broadband has offered internet access services to businesses in Ponca City since 2005, and
WHEREAS, Ponca City Broadband must maintain a competitive footing with competitors providing similar service, and
WHEREAS, Ponca City Broadband has adequate resources available to provide additional bandwidth to Business subscribers.
NOW THEREFORE be it ORDAINED by the Board of Commissioners of the City of Ponca City, Oklahoma, that the Code of Ordinances be amended as follows:
Section 1.
That Section 9-8D-2B of the City Code of Ponca shall be amended to read as follows:
“9-8D-2 BROADBAND RATES”
B
BUSINESS:
The following rate schedule is applicable to any business customer, including any building to which service is connected which is being used primarily for business purposes. These rates are based upon pre-fiber installation. Business rates are charged in "units of service."
1.
Rates For Each Unit Of Service: Each unit of service includes a single public static IP address for business use as follows:
Business Level 1:
Guaranteed 30 Mbps symmetrical bandwidth (50 Mbps burst rate) with 1 static IP address for $200.00 per month.
Business Level 2:
Guaranteed 60 Mbps symmetrical bandwidth (80 Mbps burst rate) with 1 static IP address for $400.00 per month.
Business Level 3:
Guaranteed 90 Mbps symmetrical bandwidth (110 Mbps burst rate) with 1 static IP address for $600.00 per month.
2.
Additional Addresses: Each additional block of public IP addresses (sold in units of 4) is an additional ten dollars ($10.00) per month.
3.
Amenities: This business service includes many amenities not included in residential service, to include:
Service Level Agreement (SLA) that guarantees prompt repair and/or replacement of any failed system components;
Static IP addresses for business usage;
No activation fees;
Sharing of bandwidth between multiple devices within the business.
Section 2.
All Ordinances or parts thereafter that are in conflict with the provisions of this Ordinance shall be and the same hereby are, repealed
Section 3.
The provisions of this Ordinance are severable, and if any part or provision hereof shall be adjudged invalid by any court of competent jurisdiction, such adjudication shall not affect or impair any of the remaining parts or provisions hereof.
Section 4.
That this ordinance and the rates herein established shall be effective from the first billing cycle in January 2020 and continue in force until modified or repealed.
ORDAINED AND PASSED this 9TH DAY OF December, 2019.
ATTEST:
CITY OF PONCA CITY OKLAHOMA
Marc LaBossiere, City Clerk
Homer Nicholson, Mayor
Approved as to form and legality:
Michael R. Vanderburg, City Attorney