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Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education
Agenda Item

Meeting Date
February 23, 2016

Agenda Item Title
Recommend Approval of the Interlocal Agreement Regarding Cooperation in Connection With Google Fiber Initiative in Charlotte ("Interlocal Agreement") Between Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools and City of Charlotte to Work With Google Fiber to Place Google Fiber Huts at Kennedy Middle School, Olde Providence Elementary School, and Barringer Academy

Staff Present

​Peggy Hey, Executive Director of Facility Planning and Management

Main Points

The City is working with Google Fiber to bring its services to Charlotte.  As part of this project, Google Fiber will need rights to occupy and use 3 sites (School Hut Sites) that are owned by CMBE for the purpose of using a portion of the site for locations of a Google network hut.  The 3 CMS sites that are involved are Kennedy Middle School, Olde Providence Elementary School, and Barringer Academy Center.  The City of Charlotte and CMS desire to enter into an Interlocal Agreement for the use of the School Hut Sites.  CMBE will give to the City an easement for the School Hut Sites, including right of way and easement during the term of the Interlocal Agreement, seven days a week, 24 hours a day.   

Fiscal Implications
City agrees to pay to CMBE all fees the City is paid by Google Fiber for use of the School Hut Sites under the City-Google Agreement. The fees shall be paid on an annual basis and are estimated to be $3,000/year per School Hut Site.

Agenda Item Type
consent items

Recommend approval of the Interlocal Agreement between City of Charlotte and Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education for the use of three CMS sites for the installment of School Hut Sites.