VILLAGE OF NASHVILLE
BARRY COUNTY, MICHIGAN
ORDINANCE NO. 1-8-1998-B
Council member Wolff supported by Council member Kenyon
moved the adoption of the following Ordinance:
ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF RULES AND PROCEDURES FOR USE OR THE VILLAGES PUBLIC, EDUCATIONAL AND GOVERNMENTAL
CABLE ACCESS CHANNELS.
THE VILLAGE OF NASHVILLE ORDAINS:
SECTION 1. Purpose.
(a) The purpose of this Ordinance is to authorize the establishment of
a system of rules and procedures under which members of the general public, and educational and governmental institutions,
will have opportunity to produce and present local cable programming. The Village of Nashville, acting
through its Cable Access Committee (hereinafter, the "Village"), desires to provide a means for residents to develop
programming and communicate on issues.
This Ordinance, and the rules and procedures adopted in accordance with this Ordinance, are intended to extend to all
access programming irrespective of where the programming was produced. To assure compliance, each individual
or group seeking to present programming on the system must first receive authorization from the Village.
SECTION 2. Adoption of Rules and Procedures.
The "Rules and Procedures" attached as Exhibit
A to this Ordinance, and incorporated by reference are hereby adopted by the Village with respect to the use of access channels
on the Village's cable television system. The Rules and Procedures applicable to the access channels
may be modified or amended by resolution of the Village Council from time to time.
SECTION 3. Conflicts and Severability.
(a) If any term or provision of this Ordinance is invalidated by a court
of competent jurisdiction the remaining provisions, terms, paragraphs, words and sections shall not be affected thereby and
shall remain in full force and effect.
Any and all ordinances, inconsistent or conflicting with any part of this Ordinance are hereby repealed to the extent
of such inconsistency or conflict.
4. Effective Date.
Ordinance shall become effective twenty (20) days after its adoption or upon its publication in a newspaper of general circulation
with the Village, whichever occurs later.
Mapes, Pash, Kenyon, Greenman, Wolff, Dunham, White.
APPROVED: January 8, 1998.