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Section 6411. Authority Granted by Franchise. <br /> (a) Any franchise granted pursuant to the provisions of <br />this Part shall authorize and permit the Grantee to do the <br />following: <br /> <br />(1) <br /> <br />Erect, install, construct, repair, replace, reconstruct, <br />maintain, and retain in, on, over, under, across, and <br />along any public street such poles, wire, cable, <br />conductors, ducts, conduit, vaults, manholes, ampli- <br />fiers, appliances, attachments, and other property as <br />may be necessary and appurtenant to the CATV system; <br />and so to use, operate, and provide similar facilities <br />or properties rented or leased from other persons, <br />firms, or corporations, including, but not limited to, <br />any public utility or other grantee of any franchise <br />of this city; <br /> <br />(2) <br /> <br />Maintain and operate facilities and properties for <br />the collection, transmission, conduction, amplification, <br />conversion, and distribution of programs by use of <br />electricity, micro-wave, or other energy source. <br /> <br /> (b) A franchise granted to provide service within the City <br />shall authorize and permit the Grantee to solicit, sell, distribute, <br />and make a charge to subscribers within the City for connection to <br />the CATV system of Grantee, and shall authorize and permit the <br />Grantee to pass over, across, or through any portion of the City <br />in order to provide service outside the City. <br /> <br />Section 6412. Franchise Requirements. <br /> In addition to any other franchise requirements hereunder, or <br />made or adopted as herein provided, the following requirements <br />shall apply to any franchise granted or renewed by the City Council <br />under this Part. <br /> <br />Section 6412.1. Franchise Payments; Operations Within City. <br /> <br /> The Grantee of any franchise to provide service within the <br />City shall pay to the City, upon acceptance of such franchise, a <br />fee certain in such amount as shall be approved by the City <br />Council. In addition, for each period approved by the City <br />Council, and at such times and in such manner as the City Council <br />shall agree upon, the Grantee shall pay to the City, during the <br />entire term of such franchise, one of the following sums as <br />submitted in the Offer and Application for CATV Franchise and as <br />ratified in the ordinance granting CATV franchise and franchise <br />certificate, whichever is the greatest: <br /> (1) A fixed sum certain; or <br /> (2) A fixed percentage of the gross receipts <br /> of Grantee from subscribers within the <br /> City; or <br /> (3) A combination of (1) and (2) above. <br /> Any grantee traversing any portion of the City in order to <br />provide service outside the City shall pay to the City such <br />additional sums therefor at such times and in such manner as the <br />City Council shall determine. <br /> <br />Section 6412.2. Franchise Payments Not in Lieu of Taxes. <br /> Payments to the City by Grantee shall not be in lieu of any <br />occupation, income, license, or property tax or similar levy, <br />assessment, fee, or charge which would otherwise apply to and be <br />payable by Grantee to the City, unless otherwise provided by <br />ordinance. <br /> <br />-2- <br /> <br /> <br />