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City Council Office
 Policy Order Resolution
  O-22
  IN CITY COUNCIL
  August 1, 2005
COUNCILLOR DAVIS
COUNCILLOR SIMMONS
VICE MAYOR DECKER
COUNCILLOR GALLUCCIO
COUNCILLOR MAHER
COUNCILLOR MURPHY
COUNCILLOR REEVES
MAYOR SULLIVAN
COUNCILLOR TOOMEY

WHEREAS:

 The internet is almost as essential to modern life as the telephone; and
  

WHEREAS:

The cost of internet access has produced a digital divide; now therefore be it
 
ORDERED: That the City Manager be and hereby is requested to confer with the Director of MIS and other appropriate staff to devise a plan to close the digital divide by making wireless internet access (wi fi) available throughout the city, for example, in schools, public housing, public libraries, public squares and parks; and be it further
 
ORDERED: That the City Manager is requested to report back to the City Council on this matter.

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