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File #: ORD-0533    Version: Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Approved
File created: 7/17/2020 In control: City Manager Office
On agenda: 8/11/2020 Final action:
Title: Approving an ordinance on second reading with the caption reading: An Ordinance of the City of Pflugerville, Texas, authorizing the lease agreement between the City of Pflugerville and Cellco Partnership DBA Verizon Wireless for City land located at 901 Old Austin-Hutto Road; providing for repeal of conflicting ordinances; providing for severability; and providing an effective date.
Attachments: 1. Presentation Slides, 2. Vicinity Map, 3. Section 4.8 Wireless Telecommunication Facilities Regulations, 4. Ordinance & Land Lease
Title
Approving an ordinance on second reading with the caption reading: An Ordinance of the City of Pflugerville, Texas, authorizing the lease agreement between the City of Pflugerville and Cellco Partnership DBA Verizon Wireless for City land located at 901 Old Austin-Hutto Road; providing for repeal of conflicting ordinances; providing for severability; and providing an effective date.

Summary
Verizon is proposing to construct a 100-foot monopole wireless telecommunication facility (WTF) on a City-owned parcel generally located at 901 Old Austin-Hutto Road, generally north of the City's Mentzer Pool in Heritage Park. Construction access will be via Old Austin-Hutto Road, and permanent access to the site would be via Sweet William Lane on a limited basis. A WTF is defined in the Unified Development Code as "an unstaffed facility composed of one or more of the following components: antenna, equipment enclosure, security barrier, and/or communication tower. The facility is used for the transmission and reception of radio, microwave, or electromagnetic signals used for commercial communication by a wireless communication service provider."

For consideration is an ordinance to authorize a land lease agreement for an initial five-year term, at $18,000/year for the 1,600 square foot site within the larger parcel as stated in paragraphs 1, 2 and 4.

Paragraph 3 provides for extensions in which this Agreement shall automatically be extended for 4 additional 5-year terms unless LESSEE terminates it at the end of the then current term by giving LESSOR written notice of the intent to terminate at least 3 months prior to the end of the then current term.

Paragraph 4 further details the rental in which The annual rent for each five (5) year extension term shall increase ten (10%) percent over the annual rent due for the immediately preceding five (5) year term.

As stated in paragraph 8, the lease is contingent upon obtaining full entitlements as well as satisfactor...

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