Ordinance #47: Utah Power and Light Franchise Agreement
ORDINANCE # 47
AN ORDINANCE GRANTING TO UTAH POWER AND LIGHT COMPANY, ITS SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS, AN ELECTRIC LIGHT, HEAT AND POWER FRANCISE
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GEORGETOWN, IDAHO:
Section 1. That there is hereby granted to Utah Power and Light Company, its successors and assigns (herein called the “Grantee”), the right, privelege, or franchise until May 8, 2030, to construct, maintain, and operate in the present and future streets, alleys and public places in the City of Georgetown, Idaho, and its successors, electric light and power lines, together with all the necessary or desirable appurtenances (including underground conduits, poles, towers, wires, transmission lines and telegraph and telephone lines for tis own use), for the purpose of supplying electricity to said city, the inhabitants thereof, and persons and corporations beyond the City limits thereof, for light, heat, power and other purposes.
Section 2. Poles and towers shlal be so erected as to interfere as little as possible with traffic over said streets and alleys. The location of all poles, towers and conduits shall be fixed under the supervision of the city council, but not so as unreasonably to interfere with the proper operation of said lines.
Section 3. All lines constructed under this grant shall be constructed in accordance with established practices with respect to electrical construction.
Section 4. The city shall in no way be liable or responsible for any accident or damage that may occur in the construction, operation, or maintenance by the grantee of its lines and appurtenances hereunder, and the acceptance of this franchise shall be deemed an agreement on the part of said grantee, its successors and assigns, to indemnify said city and hold it harmless against any and all liability, loss, cost, damage, or expense which may accrue to said city by reason of the neglect, default, or misconduct of the grantee in the ocnstruction, operation, or maintenance of its lines and appurtenances hereunder.
Section 5. The grantee shall file its written acceptance of this franchise with the Clerk of the city council within thirty (30) days after its passage.
Section 6. This ordinance shall take effect upon acceptance as required herein, posting, and the passage of thirty (30) days from the time of its introduction as required by law.
Passed by the City Council of the City of Georgetown, Idaho, this 8th day of May, 1980.
Mayor, City Council
Clerk, City Council