For purposes of this Article I, the following capitalized terms listed in alphabetical order shall have the following meanings.
CITY. The City of Bloomington, County of Hennepin, State of Minnesota.
CITY UTILITY SYSTEM. Facilities used for providing non-energy related public utility service owned or operated by the or agency thereof, including sewer, storm sewer, water service, street lighting, telecommunications fiber network and traffic signals, but excluding facilities for providing heating, lighting, or other forms of energy.
COMMISSION. The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission, or any successor agency or agencies, including an agency of the federal government, which preempts all or part of the authority to regulate gas retail rates now vested in the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission.
COMPANY. CenterPoint Energy Resources Corp. d/b/a CenterPoint Energy Minnesota Gas, its successors and assigns including all successors or assigns that own or operate any part or parts of the subject to this franchise.
GAS FACILITIES. Gas transmission and distribution pipes, lines, ducts, fixtures, and all necessary equipment and appurtenances owned or operated by the for the purpose of providing gas energy for public or private use.
NOTICE. A writing served by any party or parties on any other party or parties. Notice to shall be mailed to CenterPoint Energy, Minnesota Division Vice President, 505 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55402. Notice to the shall be mailed to the City of Bloomington, 1800 West Old Shakopee Road, Bloomington, Minnesota 55431-3071. Any party may change its respective address for the purpose of this Article I by written notice to the other parties.
PUBLIC GROUND. Land owned or otherwise controlled by the for park, open space or similar public purpose, which is held for use in common by the public and not a .
PUBLIC WAY. Any public right-of-way within the as defined by M.S. § 237.162, subd. 3, as it may be amended from time to time.