FRANCHISE AGREEMENT BY AND AMONG
BALTIMORE COUNTY, MARYLAND and
UNIVERSITY SYSTEM OF MARYLAND
Pursuant to the provisions of Section 3-9-201 of the Baltimore County Code, as amended, notice is hereby given that Baltimore County, Maryland, is reviewing an application by University System of Maryland for a non-exclusive franchise, for property in rights of way of certain roads in Baltimore County, Maryland 21228, the proposed route starting point on Walker Avenue and Wilkens Avenue in Catonsville.
Franchisee seeks an approximate 2000-foot non-exclusive franchise for the purpose of installing fiber optic cables thereafter maintaining the improvements.
The initial Term of the Franchise Agreement and associated franchise shall be thirty-five (35) years. Thereafter, the County shall have the option of extending the Franchise Agreement and associated franchise for two (2) successive terms of not more than twenty-five (25) years each.
As Base Compensation for the Initial Term, Franchisee shall pay the County 7,961 Dollars and 75 Cents ($7,961.75), which shall be subject to revaluation no more than once every five (5) years after the date of execution of the Franchise Agreement, and any renewal thereof, in accordance with the provisions of the Baltimore County Code, as amended.
A complete statement of the terms and conditions of the Franchise Agreement may be obtained from Baltimore County Real Estate Compliance, County Office Building, 111 W. Chesapeake Ave, Towson, MD 21204.
Any persons having specific objections to the proposed Franchise Agreement must file said objections, in writing, with the Director, Department of Permits, Approvals and Inspections, 111 West Chesapeake Avenue, Towson, Maryland 21204. The Director must receive any written objections no later than January 2, 2019. The County Administrative Officer or his designee shall schedule a time and place for hearing any valid objections filed.
University System of Maryland
Attn: Norwin Malmberg
3300 Metzerott Road
Adelphi, MD 20783