ST. TAMMANY PARISH POLICE JURY
ORDINANCE CALENDAR NO. 3081
ORDINANCE POLICE JURY SERIES NO. 98-2821
INTRODUCED BY MR. DAVIS SECONDED BY MR. GLASS ON THE 19TH DAY OF MARCH, 1998.
TITLE: ORDINANCE TO AMEND ORDINANCE P.I.S. NO. 89-996 TO PROVIDE
FOR COMPREHENSIVE REVISIONS IN THE CABLE T.V. FRANCHISE
AGREEMENT WITH TIME WARNER CABLE.
WHEREAS, Cablevision Industries of Louisana Partnership d/b/a Time Warner
Cable ("Time Warner") holds a cable television franchise granted by the Police
Jury of St. Tammany Parish by Ordinance P.I.S. No. 89-996 the terms of which are
used in a franchise agreement ("the franchise agreement") recorded in COB 1365,
folio 901, of the official records of the court clerk of St. Tammany Parish and
WHEREAS, the Police Jury by P.I.S. No. 98-8587 cited Time Warner for non-
compliance with certain of its franchise obligations and requested the District
Attorney of St. Tammany Parish to negiotate settlement of a franchise non-
WHEREAS, the District Attorney of St. Tammany Parish has not successfully
negotiated with Time Warner, a settlement of the above issues, and
WHEREAS, Time Warner had requested the Police Jury's approval of a proposed
transfer and assignment of the cable franchise to Renaissance Media, LLC, which
approval was dealed by Resolution P.I.S. No. 98-8587, based on the above issues;
WHEREAS, the Police Jury now desire to approve the proposed transfer of the
franchise from Time Warner to Renaissance Media, LLC, based an successful ??? of
the above issuers and Time Warner's agreement to amend the franchise agreement
to provide additional assurances that will be binding on transferor of the
franchise; and to
WHEREAS, the Police Jury desires to repeal resolution P.I.S. 98-8587 and
amend its franchise agreement with Time Warner which is recorded in COB 1365,
folio 90, of the official records of the clerk of court for St. Tammany Parish.
NOW THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED, by the St. Tammany Parish Police Jury as
Resolution P.I.S. 98-8587 is hereby repealed and the Police Jury does
hereby consent to the transfer to Renaissance Media LLC, of Time
Warner's franchise and all of Time Warner's rights, powers and
privileges, thereunder, effective upon the consummation of the transfer
of the assets of th cable system, as operated by Time Warner in St.
Tammany Parish and effective on Time Warner's payments to the Police
Jury no later than April 15, 1998, of the sum of Sixty Two Thousand
Five Hundred and NO/000 ($62,500.00) Dollars and effective upon
acceptance by Time Warner of ??? ??? of the franchise agreement.