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Record #: O2011-6418   
Type: Ordinance Status: Failed to Pass
Intro date: 7/28/2011 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Budget and Government Operations
Final action: 5/20/2015
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Chapter 2-68 regarding authority to implement broadband-related initiatives
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 2 - City Government & Administration - Ch. 68 Dept. of Management Information Systems
Attachments: 1. O2011-6418.pdf
Related files: R2015-407

OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO
RAHM EMANUEL
MAYOR
July 28, 2011
TO THE HONORABLE, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO
Ladies and Gentlemen:
At the request of the Chief Information Officer, I transmit herewith an ordinance amending Chapter 2-68 of the Municipal Code regarding authority to implement broadband-related initiatives.
Your favorable consideration of this ordinance will be appreciated.
Very truly yours.

Mayor
ORDINANCE
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO:
SECTION 1. Section 2-68-030 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by inserting the language underscored, as follows:
2-68-030 Chief information officer - Powers and duties.
The chief information officer shall have the following duties and responsibilities:
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(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)
h. to enter into intergovernmental agreements to aggregate assets owned by the City of Chicago and its sister agencies or other governmental entities, including, but not limited to, vacant land, existing buildings, light poles or other infrastructure or property, for the purpose of managing, developing, installing or siting wireless telecommunications equipment or facilities on such assets or leasing such assets to private entities for any such purpose. Any such intergovernmental agreement shall be subject to review and approval by the corporation counsel as to form and legality.
SECTION 2. Beginning on and retroactive to July 28, 2011, no permit authorizing the installation of any new "wire" on "city light poles" as those terms are defined in Section 10-29-010 of this Code shall be issued under Chapter 10-29 of the Municipal Code of Chicago, in order to enable the City to develop a comprehensive program for the management, development, installation and siting of wireless telecommunications equipment on city light poles. The prohibition on permit issuance set forth herein shall remain1 in effect for a period of six months or until such time that the City C...

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