Accessibility questions: DisabilityAffairs@mocs.nyc.gov, (646) 872-0231, by Monday, May 31, 2021 10:00 AM
NOTICE OF A FRANCHISE AND CONCESSION REVIEW COMMITTEE (“FCRC”) PUBLIC HEARING to be held remotely via a Microsoft Teams dial-in on June 7, 2021 at 2:30 p.m. relative to:
A proposed third amendment (“Amendment No. 3”) to a public communications structure franchise agreement (as previously amended, the “Agreement”) between the City of New York (the “City”) and CityBridge, LLC (“CityBridge”) that will, among other things, modify the rights and responsibilities of the parties, including, among other things: (1) modification of construction, installation, and siting requirements applicable to CityBridge, (2) permitting certain new and retrofit designs for public communications structures, subject to all required approvals, including but not limited to design approval by the Public Design Commission, (3) adding the installation of mobile telecommunications equipment as an ancillary service subject to requirements in the amendment, (4) the removal of public pay telephones installed on or before April 30, 2014, (5) modification of CityBridge’s minimum investment commitments, (6) modification of requirements regarding compensation payable by CityBridge to the City, and (7) modification to advertising space available to the City for its own use.
The public may participate in the public hearing by calling the dial-in number below. Written testimony may be submitted in advance of the hearing electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org. All written testimony must be received by June 4, 2021. In addition, the public may also testify during the hearing by calling the dial-in number. The dial-in information is below:
Dial-in #: +1 646-893-7101
Access Code: 240928032, then press #
Press # on further prompts
A draft copy of Amendment No. 3 and/or a copy of the Agreement may be obtained at no cost by any of the following ways:
1) Submitting a written request to DoITT at email@example.com from May 14, 2021 through June 7, 2021.
2) Downloading from May 14, 2021 through June 7, 2021 on DoITT’s website. To download a draft copy of Amendment No. 3, visit https://www1.nyc.gov/site/doitt/business/linknyc-franchises.page. The Agreement is available now for download at https://www1.nyc.gov/site/doitt/business/linknyc-franchises.page
3) by submitting a written request by mail to NYC Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications, 2 MetroTech Center, P-1 Level Mailroom. Written requests must be received by May 21, 2021. For mail-in request, please include your name, return address, and a request for CityBridge Amendment No. 3 and/or CityBridge Franchise Agreement.
A transcript of the hearing will be posted on the FCRC website at https://www1.nyc.gov/site/mocs/reporting/agendas.page.
For further information on accessibility or to make a request for accommodations, such as sign language interpretation services, please contact the Mayor’s Office of Contract Services (MOCS) via e-mail at DisabilityAffairs@mocs.nyc.gov or via phone at (646) 872-0231. Any person requiring reasonable accommodation for the public hearing should contact MOCS at least five (5) business days in advance of the hearing to ensure availability.