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By Aliya Hall
The Creswell Chronicle 

Springfield City moves forward with Comcast settlement

The two parties will work on clearly defining 'underpayment' lanquage in the 10-year deal.

 

May 16, 2019



Springfield City Council last week authorized City Manager Gino Grimaldi to execute a settlement agreement with Comcast for payment of additional franchise fees owed, reimbursement for costs associated with the fee review and deferring payment for closure of the Springfield customer service center to later negotiations.

Every 10 years, Comcast and Springfield negotiate a franchise agreement that allows Comcast to provide service to the City for a fee of 5 percent. The last franchise period ended in 2018, and the City must first audit the payment period and settle any underpayment before ent...



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