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Chapter 36 FIRE AND RESCUE SERVICES
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Chapter 120 ALARM SYSTEMS
Chapter 127 ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES
Chapter 141 ANIMALS
Chapter 166 CABLE TELEVISION
Chapter 173 COMMERCIAL LAUNDRY CODE
Chapter 180 CONSTRUCTION CODES
Chapter 185 CONVERSION THERAPY
Chapter 188 CURFEW
Chapter 201 ELECTRIC SERVICE
Chapter 212 FEES
Chapter 219 FIREARMS
Chapter 225 FIREWORKS
Chapter 231 FIRE INSURANCE PROCEEDS
Chapter 237 FIRE PREVENTION AND PROTECTION
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Chapter 295 HISTORICAL AND CONSERVATION DISTRICTS
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Chapter 332 LIBRARY
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Chapter 433 PUBLIC ART
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Chapter 453 SALES
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Chapter 479 SIDEWALK CAFES
Chapter 485 SIGNS
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Chapter 502 STORAGE FACILITIES
Chapter 505 STORMWATER MANAGEMENT
Chapter 508 STREETS AND SIDEWALKS
Chapter 515 SUBDIVISION AND LAND DEVELOPMENT
Chapter 521 SUSTAINABILITY
Chapter 536 TAMPERING WITH PUBLIC PROPERTY
Chapter 540 TATTOO AND PIERCING ESTABLISHMENTS
Chapter 543 TAX ABATEMENTS
Chapter 546 TAX AMNESTY PROGRAM
Chapter 549 TAXATION
Chapter 555 TREES
Chapter 564 VEHICLE NUISANCES, STORAGE OF
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Chapter 576 VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC
Chapter 583 VENDING MACHINES
Chapter 600 ZONING
Chapter A610 ANNEXATION OF TERRITORY
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Chapter A612 FRANCHISE AND SERVICES
Chapter A613 GOVERNMENTAL AND INTERGOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS
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§ 166-107.  Reports.
   A.   Annual reports. Within 60 days after the close of the grantee's fiscal year for the franchise, the grantee shall submit a written annual report setting forth the following information:
      (1)   A summary of the previous year's (or, in the case of the initial reporting year, the initial year's) activities in development of the cable communication system's services begun or discontinued during the reporting year, and user participation.
      (2)   A financial revenue statement for franchise fee computation, certified by a certified public accountant.
      (3)   Report of construction progress in past year and planned construction for next year.
      (4)   A list of grantee's officers, and members of its board of directors.
      (5)   A list of stockholders or other equity investors holding 5% or more of the voting interest in the grantee and its parent, subsidiary and affiliated corporations and other entities, if any.
      (6)   Privacy report. Upon request by the grantor, the grantee shall provide a written report to the grantor outlining the grantee's policies and procedures intended to assure that the privacy rights of its subscribers are protected.
   B.   Plant survey report. Simultaneously with the annual report required by Subsection A, the grantee shall submit to the grantor an annual plant survey report which shall be a complete survey of the grantee's plant and a full report thereon. Said report shall include, but not be limited to, a description and as-built maps of the portions of the franchise area that have been cabled and have all services available, and an appropriate engineering evaluation including suitable electronic measurements conducted in conformity with such requirements, including supervision, as the grantor may prescribe. Said report shall be in sufficient detail to enable the grantor to ascertain that the service requirements and technical standards of the FCC and/or the franchise are achieved and maintained.
   C.   Copies of federal and state reports. The grantee shall submit to the grantor copies of all nonconfidential pleadings, applications, reports submitted by the grantee to, as well as copies of all decisions, correspondence and actions by federal, state and local courts, regulatory agencies and other government bodies specifically regarding grantee's cable television operations within the franchise area. The grantee shall submit such documents to the grantor with its submission to such courts, agencies and bodies; and within five days after its receipt from such courts, agencies and bodies. In the event that the Grantee claims confidentiality, a copy of the appropriate confidentiality agreement will be submitted to the grantor. In the event that the grantee submits information designated by the grantee as confidential to the grantor, said information shall be retained in confidence by the grantor and its authorized agents and shall not be made available for public inspection.
   D.   Public reports. A copy of each of grantee's annual and other periodic public reports and those of its subsidiary and affiliated corporations shall as the grantor may reasonably request, and is reasonably appropriate, be submitted to the grantor within 60 days.
   E.   Complaint file and reports. Grantee shall keep a record of all unresolved billing/payment disputes and maintenance service logs. To the extent permitted by law, grantor, upon reasonable notice, may review said records and log during normal business hours. Grantee further agrees to report the disposition of complaints forwarded to it by the grantor.
   F.   Miscellaneous reports. The grantee shall submit to the grantor such other information or reports in such forms and at such times as the grantor may reasonably request or require where such information or reports are necessary for the purposes permitted under current federal and state law.
   G.   Inspection of facilities. In order to verify the accuracy of any submitted report, the grantee shall allow the grantor to make reasonable inspections of the grantee's facilities and equipment in the franchise area during normal business hours upon one day's prior notice.
   H.   Business office and files. The grantee shall maintain an office within the franchise area and shall keep complete and accurate books and records therein. Upon one day's notice, the grantor shall have the right to inspect all books and records where necessary and appropriate under the provisions of the franchise agreement during normal business hours.
   I.   Failure to report. The refusal or failures by the grantee to file any of the reports required under this section may be deemed a material breach of the franchise, and may subject the grantee to all liquidated damages and remedies, legal or equitable, which are available to the grantor under the franchise agreement or otherwise.
   J.   False statements. Any materially false or misleading statement or representation made knowingly by the grantee in any report required under the franchise agreement may be deemed a material breach of the franchise and may subject the grantee to all liquidated damages and remedies, legal or equitable, which are available to the grantor under the franchise agreement or otherwise.
   K.   Cost of reports. All reports and records required under this or any other section shall be furnished at the sole expense of the grantee.