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ORDINANCE 1998-26ORDINANCE 98- 26 and ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE 97 -43 ENTITLED "AN ORDINANCE EXTENDING THE CABLE (CATV) FRANCHISE OF GARDEN STATE CABLE TO OWN, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN A CABLE TELEVISION AND COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM IN THE TOWNSHIP OF CHERRY HILL, SETTING FORTH CONDITIONS ACCOMPANYING THE EXTENSION OF THE FRANCHISE AND PROVIDING FOR THE REGULATION AND USE OF SAID SYSTEM" WHEREAS, the Township of Cherry Hill adopted Ordinance 9743 on November 24, 1997; WHEREAS, Garden State Cablevision, L.P. submitted said Ordinance to the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities for approval; and WHEREAS, it is the purpose of this Ordinance to confirm the intent of the Township of Cherry Hill with regard to Ordinance 97 -43; WHEREAS, pursuant to a recommendation from the Office of Cable Television, a review of Ordinance 9743, indicates an amendment to the Cherry Hill Township Ordinance is required; and WHEREAS, the language of Ordinance 9743 must be amended to comply with State statute and the recommendation from the Office of Cable Television. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED, by the Township Council of the Township of Cherry Hill, County of Camden and State of New Jersey that Ordinance 97 -43, entitled "An Ordinance Extending The Cable (CATV) Franchise Of Garden State Cable To Own, Operate And Maintain A Cable Television And Communications System In The Township Of Cherry Hill, Setting Forth Conditions Accompanying The Extension Of The Franchise And Providing For The Regulation And Use Of Said System ", be amended as follows. Paragraph #3 shall be amended to read as follows: 3. The renewal of the term of municipal consent shall commence on the expiration of the current consent and authorization that expires on December 12, 1998. Garden State Cable shall be granted an automatic renewal term of ten (10) years to the term of the original CATV franchise pursuant to N.J.S.A. 48:5A -19 and 25 and N.J.A.C. 14:18 -13.6 et. seq. and in accordance with the provisions and procedures set forth therein. This renewal term shall expire on December 12, 2008. This Ordinance shall take effect twenty (20) days after passage and publication as required by law. INTRODUCED: June 8, 1998 ADOPTED: June 22, 19 9 8 (x"'40, �&�- AR SIlVYONS COUNCIL PRESIDENT SUSAN BASS LEVIN MAYOR ATTEST: MYRNA C//CLOTH CLOTH RMC TOWNSr CLERK