NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

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Pursuant to the provisions of Sections 15.2-2100, et seq., Code of Virginia (1950), as amended, the Town of Christiansburg proposes to grant a five (5) year non-exclusive telecommunications franchise to MMI Atlantic, LLC

 

A copy of the proposed ordinance and franchise agreement between the Town and MMI Atlantic, LLC, and the proposed ordinance authorizing the Town to enter into the franchise agreement with MMI Atlantic, LLC may be reviewed by the public in the Town Manager’s Office. Such franchise shall be for a term of five (5) years.

 

Notice is hereby given that the Council of the Town of Christiansburg will hold a public hearing on the above matter at its regular meeting to be held on February 11, 2020, commencing at 7 p.m., local time, or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard, in the Council Chambers 100 East Main Street, Christiansburg, Virginia 24073. Further information is available in the Town Manager’s Office, (540) 382-6128 ext. 1114.

 

All parties and interested citizens may appear on the above date and be heard and give comment on the matter.  If you are a person who needs accommodations for this hearing, please contact the Town Manager’s Office at (540) 382-6128 ext. 1114 before 12:00 noon on the Thursday before the date of the hearing listed above.

 

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL

In accordance with Section 15.2-2101 of the Code of Virginia (1950, as amended), the Town of Christiansburg proposes to grant a telecommunications franchise agreement to responsible telecommunications providers for the installation and placement of telecommunications facilities in the public right-of-way on publicly-owned property or third-party property.  Such franchise shall be for a term of five (5) years.  A copy of the proposed ordinance and template franchise agreement is on file in the Town Manager’s Office and is available for public review.

 

All responsible telecommunication providers are invited to bid to enter into such a non-exclusive franchise with the Town of Christiansburg.  All bids shall be in writing and must be received by the Town by February 11, 2020 at 12:00 noon in the Town Manager’s office located at 100 East Main Street, Christiansburg, Virginia. Further information is available in the Town Manager’s Office, (540) 382-6128 ext. 1114. The Town of Christiansburg reserves the right to reject any and all bids.