N.J. Admin. Code § 14:18-13.4 - Mandatory pre-proposal phase

(a) Upon filing by the cable television operator of an application for renewal of its cable television franchise pursuant to 14:18-13.3, the municipality may, in the form of a consent ordinance, issue a request for proposal in the following manner:
1. Consent phase hearings shall commence between 60 and 90 days after the consent application is filed. Notice shall be provided pursuant to 14:18-11.6.
2. Any hearings concerning the consent application shall be completed within 120 days after the consent application is filed.
3. The municipal governing body shall render a decision no later than 150 days from the filing.
4. The applicant shall pay to the municipality a fee of $ 50.00 per day of hearing or fraction thereof.
5. Any amendments to the consent application shall be in writing.
(b) The municipality shall complete the needs assessment/performance review proceedings either:
1. By issuing a resolution recommending that the Board issue a preliminary assessment of denial specifying the reasons; or
2. By adopting an ordinance granting a municipal consent for renewal, which shall serve as a request for proposal from the cable television operator. Grant of the consent ordinance shall follow the procedures outlined in 14:18-11.1 5 through 11.18.
(c) The Office shall be provided with copies of all correspondence between the municipality or its officials and the cable television operator.


N.J. Admin. Code § 14:18-13.4
Amended by R.2000 d.155, effective 4/17/2000.
See: 31 N.J.R. 3061(a), 32 N.J.R. 1402(a).
Rewrote the section.

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