Comcast agreement got better

In this morning’s council briefing, Council member Harrell gave an update on the negotiations with Comcast since the revelation last week that Philadelphia had negotiated a better deal. He said that Comcast has sent a letter agreeing to provide additional benefits, including service discounts to low-income seniors.  Harrell will present the letter (which the City Attorney says is legally binding)when the franchise agreement comes up for vote in this afternoon’s full council meeting, and his belief is that the Council should go ahead and approve the franchise agreement.

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Council Briefing 11-9-2015

  The City Council’s regular Monday morning briefing was split into two parts this morning:  a review of upcoming items, and a presentation from the Office of Intergovernmental Relations on the State of Washington’s upcoming legislative session in preparation for finalizing the city’s legislative agenda. Meeting agenda Meeting video

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