In this chapter:
"Actual cost" means identifiable costs that are reasonably incurred by a
municipality, but does not include a contribution of surplus income to general
regulation" includes any ordinance or resolution adopted by the governing body
of a municipality relating to utility use of municipal rights-of-way or any
contract entered into by a municipality and a utility relating to utility use
of municipal rights-of-way.
"Municipal right-of-way" means a right-of-way owned or controlled by a
means a city, village, or town.
"Transmission and distribution facilities" includes any utility pipe, pipeline,
wire, cable, duct, conduit, fiber optics or radio signal transmission
equipment, and associated utility plant and equipment, whether underground or
above ground, in a municipal right-of-way.
(6) "Utility" means a public utility, as
defined in s.
Stats., and includes a telecommunications carrier, as defined in s.