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File #: 19-7588   
Type: Real Property Lease
In control: City Council A Session
On agenda: 11/14/2019
Posting Language: Ordinance approving a license agreement with Laurel Ridge Hospital for the use of city rights-of-way for the installation of a communications network. Revenue generated by this ordinance is estimated at $4,353 over a 10-year period, the revenue generated deposited into the Information Technology Service Department Fund in accordance with the FY 2020 Adopted Budget. [Ben Gorzell, Chief Financial Officer; Craig Hopkins, Chief Information Officer, Information Technology Services]
Attachments: 1. Laurel Ridge Hospital_Fiber_License_Agreement_signed 201909 (002).pdf, 2. Laurel Ridge Memo.pdf, 3. 19-7588 Laurel Ridge Draft Ord.pdf, 4. Ordinance 2019-11-14-0960
DEPARTMENT: ITSD


DEPARTMENT HEAD: Craig Hopkins


COUNCIL DISTRICTS IMPACTED: City Wide


SUBJECT:

Non-Exclusive 10-year license agreement granting Texas Laurel Ridge Hospital (LRH) the use and occupancy of the right-of-way located at 17903 Corporate Woods Drive between Redriver Song and North Loop 1604 West, for the purpose of installing and maintaining fiber optic cable facilities.


SUMMARY:

LRH is proposing to extend their private fiber network across the right-of-way to their proposed treatment center. The fiber optic cable facilities will connect the LRH network among their extended campus locations.

LRH is requesting that City of San Antonio ("City") authorize a non-exclusive license to use and occupy the space above or below in the City's right-of way at the following location: "17903 Corporate Woods Drive between Redriver Song and North Loop 1604 West" (Being 139 linear square feet situated in Corporate Woods Drive). The total revenue value is $4,353.12 over a 10-year period.


BACKGROUND INFORMATION:

In May of 2019, LRH requested access to city right-of-way to install fiber optic cable facilities that will connect acquired property to the hospital's existing private fiber network. The proposed license agreement would support this expansion. The license fee is based on the appraised values of adjoining properties as assessed by the Bexar County Appraisal District.


ISSUE:

LRH has acquired property that is across from their existing campus. In order to connect those properties to LRH's private fiber network, they will need to install fiber optic cable facilities within the right-of-way.

ALTERNATIVES:

If the agreement is not approved, LRH will not be able to extend their private fiber network to neighboring campus property and would need to identify other means or methods to extend their private fiber network.

FISCAL IMPACT:

This ordinance approves a non-exclusive license agreement granting LRH the rights of use and occupancy of the right-of-way a...

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