City sued Memorial cable company over franchise agreement
The City of Houston is suing a Memorial-area cable company over $220,246.48 in franchise fees.
The City of Houston filed a lawsuit on Friday, May 18 in the Harris County District Court against TVMAX Houston, with a location in Memorial, citing breach of contract.
City attorneys say on June 18, 2005, the city agreed to allow TVMAX to sell cable television services in certain areas of Houston in exchange for a 5 percent franchise fee.
The suit alleges the company breached this agreement by failing to pay the city $220,246.48 in fees owed.
The City of Houston is seeking attorney's fees, damages and court costs. It is being represented in the case by attorneys David Feldman, Lynette Fons and John Helms.
Harris County District Court Case No. 2012-29395.
This is a report on a civil lawsuit filed at the Harris County Courthouse. The details in this report come from an original complaint filed by a plaintiff. Please note, a complaint represents an accusation by a private individual, not the government. It is not an indication of guilt, and it only represents one side of the story.
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