Agenda Item # 5

Columbus Consolidated Government
Council Meeting

9/13/2016

Agenda Report # 37

TO: Mayor and Council

SUBJECT: Georgia Power Pole Attachment Agreement

INITIATED BY: Department of Engineering


Recommendation: Approval is requested to enter into a Pole Attachment Agreement with Georgia Power Company for installation of City owned facilities on poles owned by the Georgia Power Company.

Background: Georgia Power has established a template agreement for the cities and counties across Georgia who frequently have a need to attach equipment to poles owned by the Georgia Power Company. Execution of this agreement would allow the staff to make application for attachment of City owned wires, cables, equipment, etc. to poles owned by Georgia Power Company. One such project is the City Fiber Interconnect Project. This agreement has been reviewed and accepted by GMA and ACCG.

Analysis: The agreement is required in order to attach any devices to poles owned by the Georgia Power Company.

Financial Considerations: Cost are determined on a case by case basis depending on the work required.

Projected Annual Fiscal Impact Statement: Cost will be included as part of the operations budget for the Traffic Engineering Division or as part of project budgets.

Legal Considerations: Council must approve all formal agreements.

Recommendations/ Actions: Approval is requested to enter into a Pole Attachment Agreement with Georgia Power Company for installation of City owned facilities on poles owned by the Georgia Power Company.



GP Pole Attachment Agr_001.pdf
A RESOLUTION
NO. _____

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO ENTER INTO A POLE ATTACHMENT AGREEMENT WITH THE GEORGIA POWER COMPANY FOR INSTALLATION OF CITY OWNED FACILITIES.

WHEREAS, the City frequently has need to attach wires, cables, equipment and other facilities to utility poles owned by the Georgia Power Company, and,

WHEREAS, an agreement must be executed with the Georgia Power Company in order to make such attachments,

NOW, THEREFORE, THE COUNCIL OF COLUMBUS, GEORGIA, HEREBY RESOLVES AS FOLLOWS:

That the City Manager is hereby authorized to enter into a Pole Attachment Agreement with the Georgia Power Company for installation of City owned facilities on poles owned by the Georgia Power Company.


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Introduced at a regular meeting of the Council of Columbus, Georgia, held the _________ day of _____________, 2016 and adopted at said meeting by the affirmative vote of ____________ members of said Council.


Councilor Allen voting __________.
Councilor Baker voting __________.
Councilor Barnes voting __________.
Councilor Davis voting __________.
Councilor Garrett voting __________.
Councilor Henderson voting __________.
Councilor Huff voting __________.
Councilor Thomas voting __________.
Councilor Turner Pugh voting __________.
Councilor Woodson voting __________.



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Tiny B. Washington, Clerk of Council Teresa Pike Tomlinson, Mayor