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ORDINANCE NO. 2003- 3 <br />AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY <br />OF NEWPORT BEACH AMENDING SECTION 4 OF <br />ORDINANCE NOS. 1196 AND 1197 TO EXTEND NON- <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, and 2001 -23, the City of Newport Beach entered into a <br />cable television franchise agreement ( "Franchise Agreement') with Adelphia Cable <br />Communications and its predecessor companies, Comcast Cablevision, Newport Beach <br />Cablevision Incorporated, and Warner Brothers TV Service, Incorporated on or about <br />December 7, 1966. The Franchise Agreement will expire on January 27, 2003; and <br />WHEREAS, by approving Ordinance No. 1196 and its later amendments within <br />Ordinances No. 1891 and 91 -42, 2001 -23, the City of Newport Beach entered into a <br />cable television franchise agreement ( "Franchise Agreement') with CoxCom, <br />Incorporated (dba Cox Communications) and its predecessor companies, Dimension <br />Cablevision and Community Cablevision, on or about December 7, 1966. The Franchise <br />Agreement will expire on January 27, 2003; 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 negotiations <br />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, 2004. <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 27, <br />2004. <br />SECTION 3: This extension of Franchise shall not become effective until written <br />acceptance in the form attached to Ordinance as Exhibit "A" and Exhibit "B" has been <br />