Golden Township

Oceana Electric Cooperative Franchise Ordinance

Ordinance No. Nine

 

An Ordinance granting unto Oceana Electric Cooperative, its successors and assigns, the right, power, and franchise for a period of 30 years from and after the adoption and approval hereof, to acquire, construct, operate, and maintain in Golden Township, Oceana County, the necessary facilities for the production, transmission, distribution, and sale of electric energy for public and private use, and to use and occupy the highways, streets, alleys, and other public places of the township to set poles, string wires, lay pipes or conduits, and to transact a local electric business.

 

Be it ordained:

 

Section I

That Oceana Electric Cooperative, its successors and assigns, be and it is hereby granted and vested with the right, power, and franchise for a period of 30 years from and after the adoption and approval hereof, as provided by law, to acquire, construct, maintain, or operate in the Township of Golden the necessary facilities for the production, transmission, distribution, and sale of electric energy for public and private use, and to construct and maintain along, upon, across, or under the highways, streets, alleys, and other public places of the township to set poles, string wires, lay pipes or conduit and other necessary fixtures and equipment for such purposes and to transact a local electric business.

Section II

The franchise granted herein is a non-exclusive franchise and is subject to confirmation at the next regular election or special election by a majority of the Golden Township electors voting upon the question in the affirmative.

Section III

That if this ordinance is not confirmed as provided for in Section 2, then this franchise shall be deemed a “revocable franchise.”

Section IV

This franchise is given on the condition that the grantee shall do no injury to any street, highway, alley, or other public place, or to any shade trees.  Grantee shall obtain permission form the proper authority before the trimming of any trees located within the public way.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Effective Date.

This Ordinance shall be effective 10 days after the publication thereof.

Passed and approved by the Golden Township Board on Feb., 1986

and published in Oceana Herald - Journal in its issue of Feb., 1986.