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City of Independence
BILL NO. 18-1241st R

Agenda Title:

18-124 - 1R. An ordinance authorizing the City Manager to execute an agreement between the City of Independence, acting through its municipal utility, Independence Power and Light and Google Fiber Missouri, LLC, for pole attachments; this will have no effect on any tax revenues or general revenues.

Staff recommends approval of the proposed ordinance, which is a new agreement with Google Fiber.

This Pole Attachment Agreement sets forth the costs, fees and requirements governing the attachment of facilities of Google Fiber cable and equipment on IPL poles. The new agreement has charges and penalties to enforce the stipulations of the agreement.  Google Fiber has 10 existing attachments with no current plans for additional attachments.


The new agreement sets the annual attachment rate to $10.69 with an annual increase for the 10 year term of the agreement. The Law Department has reviewed and approved the Agreement.

Department:          Power & LightContact Person:          Mark Randall

Power and Light DepartmentApproved
Finance DepartmentApproved
Law DepartmentApproved
City Managers OfficeApproved
City Clerk DepartmentApproved

Council Action:          Council Action:          Accepted

Google Fiber Pole Attachment OrdinanceOrdinance
Google Fiber Pole Attachment Agreement (Pt. 1)Contract
Google Fiber Pole Attachment Agreement (Pt. 2)Contract