§ 4. Term.  

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  • (a) This contract franchise ordinance shall be effective for a term of three (3) years from the effective date of this contract franchise ordinance. Thereafter, this contract franchise ordinance will renew for three (3) additional three (3) year term, unless either party notifies the other party of its intent to terminate the contract franchise ordinance prior to one hundred and eighty (180) days before the termination of the then current term. The additional term shall be deemed a continuation of this franchise and not as a new franchise or amendment.


    Upon written request of either the City or Kansas Fiber Network, L.L.C., this contract franchise ordinance shall be renegotiated at any time in accordance with the requirements of K.S.A. 12-2001, as amended, upon any of the following events: Changes in federal, state, or local laws, regulations, or orders that materially affect any rights or obligations of either the City or Kansas Fiber Network, L.L.C., including but not limited to the scope of the contract franchise ordinance granted to the Kansas Fiber Network, L.L.C. or the compensation to be received by the City hereunder.


    Amendments under this Section, if any, shall be made by contract ordinance as prescribed by statute. The contract franchise ordinance shall remain in effect according to its terms pending completion of any review or renegotiation provided by this section.