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File #: ID-4878    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/16/2022 In control: Executive Committee
On agenda: 8/18/2022 Final action: 8/18/2022
Enactment date: 8/18/2022 Enactment #: 375-22
Title: Authorize Sullivan County to enter into a contract with Archtop Fiber, LLC for construction of a Fiber Optic Broadband Network
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Authorize Sullivan County to enter into a contract with Archtop Fiber, LLC for construction of a Fiber Optic Broadband Network

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RESOLUTION INTRODUCED BY THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE AUTHORIZING SULLIVAN COUNTY TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACT WITH ARCHTOP FIBER, LLC FOR CONSTRUCTION OF A FIBER OPTIC BROADBAND NETWORK



BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, the Sullivan County Legislature authorizes the Chairman of the Sullivan County Legislature or the County Manager to enter into an agreement for such joint venture to construct and make available to the residents and businesses of Sullivan County high speed internet service; and

BE IF FURTHER RESOLVED, that said agreement shall be in a form acceptable to the Sullivan County Attorney.



WHEREAS, Access to High Speed Broadband service is a compelling interest for the County of Sullivan; and

WHEREAS, Economic Development of underserved areas of Sullivan County is significantly hampered by the lack of reliable high speed internet access; and

WHEREAS, there are substantial areas of the County on both the eastern and western ends of the county that are underserved by current high speed internet services; and

WHEREAS, The County of Sullivan has demonstrated a commitment to addressing these shortcomings by the establishment of the Sullivan County Broadband LDC which was charged with the development of a wireless high speed internet network targeting those underserved areas of Sullivan County; and

WHEREAS, Wireless provides one solution however, fiber to the home connectivity will provide a far more reliable and versatile signal directly to each home or structu...

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