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1996-37 TCI Cable - VOIDED I.... : ~. Ltv(~~ -' t ~~ , ,~~ ~/)UJ L~~. RESOLUTION NO. 96 - 37 , A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY CO~IISSION OF THE CITY OF PARKLAND, FLORIDA, URGING TCI OF NORTH BROWARD TO CONCLUDE NEGOTIATIONS WITH SPORTS CHANNEL FOR AIRING FLORIDA PANTHER HOCKEY GAMES AND OTHER DESIRABLE SPORTS EVENTS ONLY AVAILABLE ON SPORTS CHANNEL. WHEREAS, TCl of North Broward is the franchised television cable provider for the City of parkland; and WHEREAS, the Elected Officials and residents of the City of Parkland take keen interest in sporting events involving South Florida teams; and WHEREAS, the Florida Panthers hockey team's popularity and impact on the South Florida region dramatically increased with its Stanley Cup Play-off success during the past season; and I WHEREAS, support and enthusiasm for 'the Florida Panther hockey team is a positive and beneficial community spirited effort which unifies and defines the South Florida community; NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF PARKLAND, FLORIDA AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The Elected Officials and residents of the City of Parkland hereby respectfully demand' negotiations between TCl of North Broward and the Sports Channel reach a hasty conclusion so that the Florida Panther's hockey games and other worthwhile sports events are available to City residents on cable television. Section 2. The City of Parkland urges TCl of North Broward to be more cognizant and sensi.tive to the television needs and desires of its subscribers so that it is performing a true public service. / RESOLUTION NO. 96 - 37 Section 3. The City of Parkland urges all municipalities serviced by TCl of North Broward to take appropriate legislative and community action . to register community support of cable televising of the Florida Panther hockey games. Section 4. This Resolution shall become effective upon adoption. Date Adopted: I 1996 (SEAL) CITY OF PARKLAND, FLORIDA SAL PAGLIARAI MAYOR ATTESTED: SUSAN ARMSTRONG, CITY CLERK /'