SAN JOSE, CA-Software titan Cisco Systems and its development partners will pay $122 million toward off-site infrastructure improvements if its proposed 20,000-worker campus on the south edge of the city is approved.

The money amounts to nearly 75% of the cost of building a new fire station, new sewer and water lines and a new freeway interchange on Interstate 101 at Bailey Avenue. Under the agreement, the city and state will put up $47 million.

This marks the latest chapter in the short life of the firm’s hotly debated $100-million campus proposal. The San Jose City Council must now approve Wednesday’s agreement. Cisco is the city’s largest employer.

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