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Council considers zoning ordinance changes

The Sundance Council is almost ready to institute franchise fees within city limits for utility companies that wish to make use of city rights-of-way. The agreements are ready to be sent out, said City Attorney Mark Hughes at Tuesday’s regular meeting.

Hughes asked if the council would like to send them out to the affected companies for comment: Range, Visionary, PRECorp and Sundance Cable TV. Each would be asked to pay 2% of their gross revenue within city limits to the city.

Mayor Paul Brooks asked Hughes to send them out and requested that the council review the agreements too. Final d...