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ORDINANCE NO. 2003-19 <br />AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF NEWPORT BEACH <br />EXTENDING NON - EXCLUSIVE FRANCHISES WITH ADELPHIA CABLE <br />COMMUNICATIONS AND WITH COX COMMUNICATIONS TO CONSTRUCT, <br />MAINTAIN, AND OPERATE COMMUNITY ANTENNA TELEVISION SYSTEMS WITHIN <br />THE CITY <br />THIS ORDINANCE is made with respect to the following: <br />RECITALS <br />WHEREAS, by approving Ordinance No. 1197 and its later amendments, the City of <br />Newport Beach entered into a cable television franchise agreement ( "Franchise <br />Agreement') with Adelphia Cable Communications and its predecessor companies, <br />Comcast Cablevision, Newport Beach Cablevision Incorporated, and Warner Brothers <br />TV Service, Incorporated on or about December 7, 1966. The Franchise Agreement will <br />expire on January 27, 2004; and <br />WHEREAS, by approving Ordinance No. 1196 and its later amendments, the City of <br />Newport Beach entered into a cable television franchise agreement ( "Franchise <br />Agreement') with CoxCom, Incorporated (dba Cox Communications) and its <br />predecessor companies, Dimension Cablevision and Community Cablevision, on or <br />about December 6, 1966. The Franchise Agreement will expire on January 27, 2004; <br />and <br />WHEREAS, City and Adelphia and the City and CoxCom desire to extend each <br />respective Franchise Agreement for six (6) months 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: <br />(a) This Franchise commenced January 27, 1967 and shall terminate on July 27, <br />2004. <br />SECTION 2. Section 4 of Ordinance No. 1197 is hereby amended to read: <br />(a) This Franchise commenced January 27, 1967 and shall terminate on July 27, <br />2004. <br />