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Ordinance Number

690 

Ordinance Subject

Granting a twenty-year extension of Ordinance No. 165, the City's nonexclusive franchise to Tacoma Public Utilities, Light Division

Date Adopted

7/17/2017 

Repealed By

 

Amended By

 

Ordinance

ORDINANCE NO. 690

 

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF UNIVERSITY PLACE, WASHINGTON, GRANTING A TWENTY-YEAR EXTENSION OF ORDINANCE NO. 165, THE CITY’S NONEXCLUSIVE FRANCHISE TO THE CITY OF TACOMA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC UTILITIES, LIGHT DIVISION

 

 

            WHEREAS, on September 15, 1997, the City Council passed Ordinance No. 165, which authorized City of Tacoma Department of Public Utilities, Light Division (TPU-Light), to construct, maintain, operate, replace and repair an electrical light and power system, in, across, over, along, under, through and below certain designated public rights-of-way of the City of University Place for a twenty-year period; and

 

            WHEREAS, TPU-Light’s franchise will expire on October 15, 2017; and

 

            WHEREAS, TPU-Light has requested a twenty-year extension of the Franchise Agreement; and

 

            WHEREAS, it would be in the residents’ best interest to extend TPU-Light’s franchise for a period of twenty (20) years;  

 

NOW, THEREFORE, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF UNIVERSITY PLACE DOES ORDAIN AS FOLLOWS:

 

Section 1.   Extension Granted.  The Franchise Agreement with City of Tacoma Department of Public Utilities, Light Division, approved by Ordinance No. 165, is hereby extended for twenty (20) years from the effective date of this Ordinance.

 

Section 2.   Full force and Effect.  With the exception of the extension of the term set forth in Section 1 of the Franchise Agreement with City of Tacoma Department of Public Utilities, Light Division, all other terms, conditions, rights and responsibilities contained in said Agreement remain in full force and effect.

 

Section 3.   Severability.  If any one or more sections, subsections or sentences of this ordinance are held to be unconstitutional or invalid, such decision shall not affect the validity of the remaining portion of this ordinance and the same shall remain in full force and effect.

 

Section 4.   Effective date.  This Ordinance shall take effect five days after publication.

 

            PASSED BY THE CITY COUNCIL ON JULY 17, 2017.

 

 

 

                                                                                                ________________________________
Javier H. Figueroa, Mayor

 

 

ATTEST:

 

 

__________________________________

Emelita Genetia, City Clerk

 

APPROVED AS TO FORM:

 

 

_________________________________ 

Matthew S. Kaser, City Attorney

 

Published:  07/19/17

Effective Date:  07/24/17

Council Minutes

Regular Council Meeting Minutes-20170717-0716 

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Ordinance :690-19011120-690 
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Created at 7/18/2017 3:55 PM  by Emelita Genetia 
Last modified at 8/8/2017 7:30 AM  by Emelita Genetia