TABLE X: FRANCHISES
Ord. No.
Date Passed
Description
Ord. No.
Date Passed
Description
1-1970
- -70
Granting a cable TV franchise to Bishop Cablevision Company.
4-1977
1-20-77
Providing for and directing the advertisement and sale of a franchise to lay, relocate, and maintain pipes and mains for transporting and conducting gas for industrial uses only in and under the streets, avenues, alleys, and public ways of the city.
8-1977
2-17-77
Granting a franchise to lay, construct, establish, relocate, maintain, and operate pipes and mains in and under the streets, avenues, alleys, and public ways of the city for the purpose of conveying, conducting, and transporting gas for industrial uses only to Ashland By-Product Gas Company.
38-1979
9-6-79
Amending Ord. 1-1970 relating to the granting of a franchise to construct, install, maintain, and keep in repair a television antenna service within the city and to use and occupy necessary portions of the streets and public ways of the city for that purpose. (superseded by Ord. 25-1981)
50-1979
12-6-79
Amending Ord. 1-1970 to provide for an increase in customer rates to be charged for television antenna service to the city. (superseded by Ord. 12-1982)
25-1981
4-7-81
Authorizing amendments to Ord. 1-1970, which ordinance relates to the granting of a franchise to construct, install, maintain, and keep in repair a television antenna service within the city, amendments relating to prohibiting retail business by the franchisee and to the fees payable to the city, and, further, repealing Ord. 38-1979. (superseded by Ord. 53-1981)
53-1981
5-20-81
Authorizing amendments to Ord. 1-1970 which ordinance relates to the granting of a franchise to construct, install, maintain, and keep in repair a television antenna service within the city, such amendments relating to prohibiting retail business by the franchisee and the fees payable to the city.
12-1982
3-4-82
Amending Ord. 1-1970 to provide for an increase in residential customer rates to be charged for television antenna service to the city and repealing Ord. 50-1979.
15-1982
3-29-82
Authorizing the sale of a franchise to construct, operate, and maintain a telephone communications system within the city.
147-1989
12-22-89
Granting a franchise to Times Mirror Cable Television of Eastern Kentucky, Inc. to operate and maintain a cable television system in the city for a period of ten years.
79-1991
6-27-91
Granting for a term of ten years to Kentucky Power Company, its successors and assigns, a franchise, for the transportation, transmission and distribution of electric energy to the city, and the persons and corporations beyond the limits thereof for light, heat, power and any other purposes.
125-1991
11-22-91
Providing for the advertisement and sale of a franchise authorizing the owner to own, maintain, construct and operate a telephone and communication system upon, along, over and under the streets and other public places.
14-1992
2-18-92
Granting for a term of ten years to GTE South, Inc. a franchise authorizing GTE South, Inc. to own, maintain, construct and operate a telephone and communication system upon, along, over and under the streets and other public places.
155-1992
12-15-92
Providing for the advertisement and sale of a franchise authorizing the owner to maintain, construct and operate a gas distribution upon, along, over and under the streets and other public places.
63-1993
6-3-93
Granting for a term of ten years to Kentucky-Ohio Gas Company a franchise authorizing Kentucky-Ohio Gas Company to own, maintain, construct and operate a gas distribution upon, along, over and under the streets and other public places.
140-1994
10-6-94
Consenting to the merger between Times Mirror Company (Dimension Cable) and Cox Cable Communications, Inc, and requiring that Cox Cable Communications adhere to the franchise agreement already in existence between the city and Times Mirror Company.
24-1996
3-7-96
Acknowledging the transfer of Cox Communications Eastern Kentucky, Inc. cable television franchise to Frontiervision Operating Partners, Inc.
117-1997
8-21-97
Providing for the advertisement and sale of a gas pipelinefranchise.
139-1997
10-16-97
Granting to AK Steel Corporation a ten year franchise authorizing AK Steel Corporation to own, construct, erect, use, lay, maintain, repair, purge, fill, cap, and inspect a gas pipeline for industrial uses.
108-1998
11-19-98
Granting to Columbia Gas Co. a 10 year franchise authorizing Columbia Gas Co. to own, maintain, construct and operate a gas distribution upon, along, over and under the streets, thoroughfares, alleys, sidewalks, bridges, public ways and other public places.
48-1999
5-6-99
Acknowledging the franchise transfer of Frontier Vision Operating Partners, L.P., to Aldelphia Communications Corporation.
16-2001
2-1-01
Extending the cable television franchise for a period of one year.
41-2001
4-5-01
Providing for the advertisement and sale of an electric power company franchise.
30-2002
3-7-02
Extending the cable television franchise for a period of six months.
36-2002
4-4-02
Authorizing and directing the Mayor to execute a letter ofagreement consenting to the assignment of the existingfranchise of Verizon South, Inc., to Kentucky Alltell, Inc.
6-2003
1-2-03
Extending the cable franchise for a period of one year.
7-2004
1-15-04
Extending the cable franchise for a period of six months.
89-2004
6-28-04
Extending the cable franchise for a period of four months.
151-2004
11-18-04
Extending the cable franchise for a period of six months.
54-2005
4-11-05
Providing for the advertisement and sale of a franchise authorizing the owner thereof to own, maintain, construct and operate a gas distribution upon, along, over and under the streets, thoroughfares, alleys, sidewalks, bridges, public ways and other public places.
55-2005
4-11-05
Providing for the advertisement and sale of a franchise to maintain, construct and operate a telephone and communication system upon, along, over and under the streets, thoroughfares, alleys, sidewalks, bridges, public ways and other public places.
76-2005
6-1-05
Granting a franchise to Columbia Gas Company for a term of seven and one-half years for a gas distribution system.
89-2005
6-2-05
Granting a franchise to Kentucky Alltel Inc. for a term of five years for a telephone and communication system.
92-2005
6-3-05
Granting a franchise to Frontiervison for a non-exclusive franchise to construct, operate and maintain a cable television system.
174-2005
11-17-05
Granting a franchise to Natural Energy Utility Corporation a franchise authorizing natural energy utility cooperation to own, maintain, construct and operate a gas distribution system upon, along, over and under the streets, thoroughfares, alleys, sidewalks, bridges, public ways and other places of the city.
72-2009
6-18-09
Providing for the advertisement and sale of a franchise authorizing the owner thereof to own, maintain, construct and operate a telephone and communication system upon, along, over and under the streets, thoroughfares, alleys, sidewalks, bridges, public ways and other public places of the city.
73-2009
6-18-09
Providing for the advertisement and sale of a franchise authorizing the owner thereof to own, maintain, construct and operate a gas distribution system upon, along, over and under the streets, thoroughfares, alleys, sidewalks, bridges, public ways and other public places of the city.
119-2009
9-17-09
Granting to Natural Energy Utility Corporation a ten- year franchise to own, maintain, construct and operate a gas distribution system upon, along, over and under the streets, thoroughfares, alleys, sidewalks, bridges, public ways and other public places.
120-2009
9-17-09
Granting to Columbia Gas of Kentucky a ten-year franchise to own, maintain, construct and operate a gas distribution system upon, along, over and under the streets, thoroughfares, alleys, sidewalks, bridges, public ways and other public places.
44-2011
4-7-11
Providing for the advertisement and sale of a franchise authorizing the owner thereof to own, maintain, construct and operate electric power transmission and distribution lines upon, along, over and under the streets, thoroughfares, alleys, sidewalks, bridges, public ways and other public places.
84-2011
7-21-11
Granting for a term of ten years to Kentucky Power Company, a Division of America Electric Power, its successors and assigns, a franchise, privilege, right and authority to acquire, maintain, construct and operate in, above, under, across and along the streets, thoroughfares, alleys, bridges and public places of the city.
14-2015
1-22-15
Authorizing and directing the Mayor to execute a non-exclusive franchise agreement to Lumos Networks, LLC to provide telecommunication services using the public rights- of-way.