Code of Ordinances

Of Union County, Illinois.

8-2-3 Peg Access Support Fee Imposed

(A) PEG Fee Imposed.  A PEG access support fee is hereby imposed on any holder providing cable service or video service in the County in addition to the fee imposed pursuant to Section 8-2-2(B).

(B) Amount of Fee.  The amount of the PEG access support fee imposed hereby shall be one percent (1%) of the holder’s gross revenues or, if greater, the percentage of gross revenues that incumbent cable operators pay to the County or its designee for PEG access support in the County.

(C) Payment.  The holder shall pay the PEG access support fee to the County or to the entity designated by the County to manage PEG access.  The holder’s liability for the PEG access support fee shall commence on the date set forth in Section 8-2-2(D).

(D) Payment Due.  The payment of the PEG access support fee shall be due on a quarterly basis, forty-five (45) days after the close of the calendar quarter.  If mailed, the fee is considered paid on the date it is postmarked.  Each payment shall include a statement explaining the basis for the calculation of the fee.

(E) Credit for Other Payments.  An incumbent cable operator that elects to terminate an existing agreement pursuant to 220 ILCS 5/21-301(c) shall pay, at the time they would have been due, all monetary payments for PEG access that would have been due during the remaining term of the agreement had it not been 
terminated pursuant to that section.  All payments made by an incumbent cable operator pursuant to the previous sentence may be credited against the fees that the operator owed under Section 8-2-3(B).

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