ENACTED 06/15/1999


An ordinance approving an agreement between the Metropolitan Department of Water and Sewerage Services and Tritel Communications, Inc., to allow Tritel to install telecommunications equipment on Metropolitan Government property in exchange for providing free cellular telephone equipment and airtime.

Whereas, Metro Water Services operates equipment on various sites ("MWS Sites") in Davidson County where there is sufficient space to accommodate the installation of telecommunications equipment belonging to Tritel Communications, Inc. ("Tritel"); and

Whereas, Tritel seeks to install certain telecommunications equipment on the MWS sites and will in consideration provide Metro Water Services with free use of certain cellular telephone equipment and airtime; and

Whereas, entry into the Agreement will benefit the citizens of Davidson County by improving the communications capabilities of Metro Water Services and improving the quality of communications services generally available within Davidson County.

Now therefore, be it enacted by the Council of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County:

Section 1: That the attached Agreement between The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County and Tritel Communications, Inc., is hereby approved.

Section 2: That any amendments, renewals or extension of the terms of the Agreement must be approved by resolution of the Metropolitan Council.

Section 3: That this ordinance shall take effect from and after its passage, the welfare of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.

Sponsored By: Charles Fentress


Introduced: May 18, 1999
Passed First Reading: May 18, 1999
Referred to: Planning Commission - Approved 7-0 (6/10/99)
Budget & Finance Committee
Public Works Committee
Planning & Zoning Committee
Passed Second Reading: June 1, 1999
Passed Third Reading: June 15, 1999
Approved: June 21, 1999
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