Change List for this Rule

 

 

General Order 95

 

Appendix H

 

SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT AMONG AT&T CALIFORNIA, CALIFORNIA CABLE & TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION, CLEARLINX NETWORK CORPORATION, COMMUNICATIONS WORKERS OF AMERICA DISTRICT 9, CONSUMER PROTECTION AND SAFETY DIVISION, CROWN CASTLE USA INC., INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF ELECTRICAL WORKERS LOCAL 1245,  NEW CINGULAR WIRELESS PCS, LLC, NEXTG NETWORKS OF CALIFORNIA INC., OMNIPOINT COMMUNICATIONS, INC., dba T-MOBILE, PACIFIC GAS AND ELECTRIC COMPANY, SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA EDISON COMPANY,  SPRINT NEXTEL, VERIZON CALIFORNIA INC., VERIZON WIRELESS AND WILLIAM ADAMS

 

EXHIBIT B

 

PROTOCOL FOR DE-ENERGIZING ANTENNAS IN NON-EMERGENCY OR ROUTINE WORKING CONDITIONS

 

 

In the event an Antenna subject to Section 2 needs to be de-energized to perform non-emergency work, e.g., routine maintenance and/or repairs, on a joint use distribution pole, the following shall apply:

 

a.    The utility or company shall contact the Antenna Owner/Operator (in the case of a wireless carrier they shall contact the carrierís Network Operations Center) with a minimum of twenty-four (24) hours advance notice.  The following information shall be provided:

 

(i)

identity of the utility/company representative and call back number

(ii)

the unique identifier of the Antenna

(iii)

the site address and/or location, if availablel.

 

b.    The Antenna Owner/Operator shall de-energize the Antenna at the requested time or at a time otherwise mutually agreed upon with the utility.

 

c.    The procedures for de-energizing the subject Antenna shall provide the requesting utility or company with a satisfactory on-site means to verify the Antenna is de-energized.

 

d.    Upon completion of the work on the site, the utility or company shall contact the Antenna Owner/Operator (in the case of a wireless carrier, its Network Operations Center shall be contacted) to inform them that the Antenna may be re-energized.

 

e.    The Antenna shall not be re-energized by the Antenna Owner/Operator without confirmation from the utility or company.

 

f.    The requesting utility or company will only re-energize the Antenna with the Antenna Owner/Operatorís prior written consent.