Grand Island Cable / Communications Advisory Board

Franchise Negotiations

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Grand Island Public Meeting

February 15, 2007

Draft # 3

 

 

  1. Cable installation for the entire Island.
    1. Time table
  2. Grand Island Blvd. (Town Center) cable installation at Time Warnerís expense.
  3. Reduction in rates as Time Warner drops cable channels.
  4. Economic Development grants.
    1. Wireless system on Grand Island Blvd.
    2. Municipal broadband
  5. 3 year contract
  6. Grand Island School District requests
    1. Ability to utilize dark fiber
    2. Internship opportunities for GI students
    3. Huth Rd.

1. New indoor line for the Auditorium

††††††††††† ††††† d.†† Kaegebein

††††††††††††††††††††††† 1. New line for Auditorium

††††††††††† ††††† e.†† Middle School

††††††††††††††††††††††† 1. Little Theatre needs cable drop and possibly 2 to 3 in the MS Cafeteria with the thought that someday we could mount TVís in the corners to promote GI events and announcements, etc.

††††††††††† ††††† f.†† High School

††††††††††††††††††††††† 1. Rooms 108 and 110 (perfect board room setups)

††††††††††††††††††††††† 2. Front of HS Auditorium

††††††††††††††††††††††† 3. One Drop in Senior Cafeteria (Corner TVís)

††††††††††††††††††††††† 4. 2-4 drops in the large Cafeteria (Corner TVís)

††††††††††††††††††††††† 5. 1-2 Drops in HS Library (Instruction Purposes)

††††††††††† 6. A Couple of drops in the front foyer of the High School and in††††††††† Viking Mall. Great place to showcase past and current school events as well School Board news, (budgets, capitol projects, etc.)

††††††††††† 7. Channel One Network

††††††††††† 8. DVRís adding a few DVRís to be used for classroom instruction

††††††††††† 9. Local Video Origination System Ė Equipment to record and air school and community events.

7.Cable installation at ECO Island

††††† 8.Town to share in revenues as Time Warner offers and sells additional services to Town residents, phone, security etc.

9. Non exclusive franchise agreement without restrictions.

†††† 10. Bad dept deduction from Town invoice. Need clarification as to payment procedure.

†††† 11. Senior Citizen discount.

12. Cable connection to all Town owned buildings.

13. Broadcasting (live feed) community events, at least 12, one per month.

14. Annual audit at Time Warnerís expense.