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ORDINANCE NO. 2001 -23 <br />AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF <br />NEWPORT BEACH AMENDING SECTION 4 OF <br />ORDINANCE NOS. 1196 AND 1997 TO EXTEND NOW <br />EXCLUSIVE FRANCHISES WITH ADELPHIA CABLE <br />COMMUNICATIONS AND WITH COX COMMUNICATIONS <br />THIS ORDINANCE is made with respect to the following: <br />RECITALS <br />WHEREAS, by approving Ordinance No. 1197 and its later amendments within <br />Ordinances No 1365 and 91 -43, the City of Newport Beach entered into a cable <br />television franchise agreement ( "Franchise Agreement') with Adelphia Cable <br />Communications and its predecessor companies, Comcast Cablevision, Newport <br />Beach Cablevision Incorporated, and Warner Brothers TV Service, Incorporated on or <br />about December 7, 1966. The Franchise Agreement will expire on January 27, 2002; <br />and <br />WHEREAS, by approving Ordinance No. 1196 and its later amendments within <br />Ordinances No. 1891 and 91 -42, the City of Newport Beach entered into a cable <br />television franchise agreement ( "Franchise Agreement') with CoxCom, Incorporated <br />(dba Cox Communications) and its predecessor companies, Dimension Cablevision <br />and Community Cablevision, on or about December 7, 1966. The Franchise <br />Agreement will expire on January 27, 2002; and <br />WHEREAS, City and Adelphia and the City and CoxCom desire to extend each <br />respective Franchise Agreement for one year to allow for additional time for <br />negotiations to consider the renewal of each Franchise Agreement. <br />NOW THEREFORE the City Council of the City of Newport Beach does ordain as <br />follows: <br />SECTION 1: Section 4 of Ordinance No. 1196 is hereby amended to read as follows: <br />(a) This Franchise commenced January 27, 1967 and shall terminate on January <br />27, 2003. <br />SECTION 2: Section 4 of Ordinance No. 1197 is hereby amended to read as follows: <br />(a) This Franchise commenced January 27, 1967 and shall terminate on January <br />27, 2003. <br />