Burlington Telecom Purchasing Effort Fails

“While I am disappointed that a Ting proposal to allow the co-op to own up to 20 percent of the new Burlington Telecom — in addition to the previously negotiated City ownership interest — narrowly failed to secure KBTL board approval, the effort speaks well of both organizations,” the mayor said.

No agreement reached on joint Burlington Telecom offer

The future of Burlington Telecom is not uncertain.

Burlington Telecom future remains in doubt

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Mayor Miro Weinberger explains why the city is keeping the bidding process closed as they negotiate with potential buyers for Burlington Telecom. He made the comments ahead of an executive session of the Burlington City Council on July 31 2017 RYAN MERCER/FREE PRESSBurlington City Council set a deadline of 5 p.m. Friday for a deal.Updated: Nov 10, 2017 09:09 PM EST

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After two tie votes, 6 for Ting and 6 for Keep Burlington Telecom Local, the Burlington City Council on Monday, Nov. 6, 2017 approved a resolution to create a joint proposal by both bidders. RYAN MERCER/FREE PRESS

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The announcement comes as time ticks down toward the end of the year. Under the terms of the agreement with Blue Water, which purchased the assets of Burlington Telecom in 2014 to finance a settlement agreement with Citibank, the city needs to have a signed purchase agreement by the end of the year. 

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