One of WiredWest’s functions is to provide common legal advice for member MLPs. Below are some legal documents your town/MLP may need. These should be considered drafts that must be customized to your particular situation and reviewed by your legal counsel before finalizing. Click on the document title to bring up the full document.

Sample Easement for Traversing Private Property

WiredWest has constructed this sample Easement Agreement for use in situations where the town/MLP must place network assets, such as poles or conduit, on private property. You will need to modify the document to suit your particular needs and should seek [...]

Sample Indefeasible Right to Use (IRU) Agreement

WiredWest has constructed this sample IRU agreement as a starting point for towns that need to use fiber network assets in an adjacent town to facilitate edge case situations. You will need to modify the document to suit your particular [...]

Template InterGovernmental Agreement (IGA) with Westfield G&E for Fiber Network Design and Construction

This is a template for an InterGovernmental Agreement (IGA) with Westfield G&E for Fiber Network Design and Construction. It is based on an IGA approved by KP Law and has been accepted by WG&E. It should be customized for your town [...]

Suggested Wording for Warrant Article to Form MLP Board

By law, the MLP may be governed by either a group of elected individuals (a Light Plant Board) or the Select Board, itself. Because new WiredWest MLPs will primarily be acting as cooperative members and are unlikely to take significant [...]

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