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Record No: CB 118425    Version: 1 Council Bill No: CB 118425
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 7/13/2015
Ordinance No: Ord 124806
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to the City Light Department; approving a 15-year franchise to construct, operate, maintain, replace, and repair an electrical light and power system in, across, over, along, under, through, and below certain designated public rights-of-way in the City of Lake Forest Park.
Sponsors: Kshama Sawant
Attachments: 1. Att 1: Franchise Agreement
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Signed Ordinance 124806
CITY OF SEATTLE
ORDINANCE __________________
COUNCIL BILL __________________
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AN ORDINANCE relating to the City Light Department; approving a 15-year franchise to construct, operate, maintain, replace, and repair an electrical light and power system in, across, over, along, under, through, and below certain designated public rights-of-way in the City of Lake Forest Park.

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WHEREAS, Seattle City Light is authorized to construct, operate, maintain, replace, and repair its electrical light and power system in, across, over, along, under, through, and below certain designated public rights-of-way in the City of Lake Forest Park under a franchise granted by the City of Lake Forest Park Ordinance 779 and accepted by the City of Seattle by Ordinance 119387, through March 31, 2014; and
WHEREAS this franchise was extended through April 30, 2015 by City of Lake Forest Park Ordinances 1074, 1091, and 1094 to allow time for continued negotiations; and
WHEREAS, representatives of Seattle City Light and the City of Lake Forest Park have been meeting on a regular basis to come to agreement on the terms of a new long-term franchise; and
WHEREAS, comprehensive terms of such a long-term franchise have been agreed upon which are acceptable to both the City of Seattle and the City of Lake Forest Park;
NOW, THEREFORE,
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY OF SEATTLE AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. The City of Seattle hereby approves a franchise for the operation of an electric light and power system by Seattle City Light in the City of Lake Forest Park substantially in the form of Ordinance No. 1097 of the City of Lake Forest Park, a copy of which is attached to this ordinance. The General Manager of the City Light Department is authorized to accept the franchise on Seattle's behalf.


Section 2. This ordinance shall take effect and be in force 30 days after its approval by the Mayor, but if not approved and returned by the Mayor within ten days after presentati...

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