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File #: 21-259    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Memo Status: Passed
File created: 3/9/2021 Departments: PUBLIC WORKS
On agenda: 4/6/2021 Final action: 4/6/2021
Title: Introduction of an ordinance reauthorizing Section 5.104.040 subsection (b) of Chapter 5.104 of Title 5 of the San Mateo County Ordinance Code Governing Cable Television Franchises in conformance with the California Digital Infrastructure and Video Competition Act of 2006, and waive the reading of the ordinance in its entirety.
Attachments: 1. 20210406_io_PEG Fee Ordinance Code_AMS
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: James C. Porter, Director of Public Works
Subject: Reauthorizing Ordinance Codes Conforming to the California Digital Infrastructure and Video Competition Action of 2006

RECOMMENDATION:
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Introduction of an ordinance reauthorizing Section 5.104.040 subsection (b) of Chapter 5.104 of Title 5 of the San Mateo County Ordinance Code Governing Cable Television Franchises in conformance with the California Digital Infrastructure and Video Competition Act of 2006, and waive the reading of the ordinance in its entirety.

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BACKGROUND:
On November 18, 2008, this Board adopted Ordinance No. 04453, which repealed and replaced Sections 5.104.010 through 5.104.060 and added Sections 5.104.070 through 5.104.120 to Chapter 5.104 of Title 5 of the San Mateo County Ordinance Code Governing Cable Television Franchises to Conform to the California Digital Infrastructure and Video Competition Act of 2006.

On December 12, 2017, this Board adopted Ordinance No. 04792, which reauthorized Section 5.104.010 Subsection (b) of Chapter 5.104 of Title 5 of the San Mateo County Ordinance Code Governing Cable Television Franchises to Conform to the California Digital Infrastructure and Video Competition Act of 2006.

On November 6, 2018, this Board adopted Ordinance No. 04806, which reauthorized Section 5.104.010 Subsection (b) of Chapter 5.104 of Title 5 of the San Mateo County Ordinance Code Governing Cable Television Franchises to Conform to the California Digital Infrastructure and Video Competition Act of 2006.

DISCUSSION:
The Digital Infrastructure and Video Competition Act of 2006 (DIVCA) was passed by the State Legislature, signed by the Governor, and chaptered into law on September 28, 2006 (AB2987). DIVCA became effective on January 1, 2007. DIVCA provides for state-wide franchising for video providers, which is administered by the California Public Utilities...

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