Transcripts of full meetings of the council.

And whereas, this lady's father, Will Daniels, founder of Wilco Cable Systems, is the President and founder of one of the nation's few remaining African American-owned cable and telecommunication companies. In 1990, Wilco Electronic Systems, Incorporated was granted a franchise by Home Box Office, the first franchise awarded to a minority-owned firm in the United States, in the Eastern United States. Mr. Daniel negotiated an affiliation agreement with Rollins Cablevision of Philadelphia. He then became a 5 percent owner of the Rollins system and was appointed Vice-President in charge of installation and service. Wilco Electronic Systems has been the primary cable and Internet provider for Philadelphia Housing Authority projects, and continues to offer mainstream offerings at a more affordable cost for low-income Philadelphians in other ways; and

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