Section 15.6 Licenses and Franchises Remain in Effect.
   All franchises, licenses, rights, and privileges granted by the City of Howell and in force within the City on the effective date of this Charter shall remain in full force and effect until the expiration of the time for which they were respectively granted, has lapsed under conditions contained in the franchise, license, right, or privilege granted, or until the same may have been taken over by the City by purchase, condemnation, grant, revocation, or otherwise.