TABLE A - FRANCHISES
Ord.  No.   Date   Description
Unno.   3-20-1886   To F.W. Loweree, for waterworks for fire and other purposes.
Unno.   1-4-1887   To Sun Vapor Light & Stove Co., to supply gas.
Unno.    6-28-1887   To Duff Bros.  to bore for and provide natural gas.
Unno.   2-5-1889   To C.E. Kimball, to provide light, heat and power by electricity.
Unno.    12-3-1889   To Kent Water & Light Co.  to provide light heat and power by electricity.
Unno.   7-3-1894   To C.E. Kimball, to supply heat, light and power for 5 years.
Unno.   12-24-1894   To Kent Water & Light Co.  to supply electricity for 25 years for electric St.  R.R. on Main St.  Route 1.
Unno.   12-24-1894   To Kent Water, Light and Power Co.  to supply electricity for 25 years for electric St.  R.R. on Stow St., Route 2.
Unno.    12-24-1894   To Kent Water, Light and Power Co.  to supply electricity for 25 years for electric St.  R.R. on Stow St.  Route 3.
Unno.   3-15-1895   To Am.  Elec.  Tel.  Co.  to erect and maintain a telephone exchange (6-21-95 W.  H.  Butler, 7-7-00 Kent Home Tel.  Co., 3-15-03 Portage Tel.  Co.)
Unno.   12-9-1895   To Cuyahoga Falls Rapid Transit Co., to extend and operate an extension of St.  R.R. on certain streets for 25 years.
Unno.   1-7-1896   To Cuyahoga Falls Rapid Transit Co., to extend, maintain and operate an extension of St.  R.R. on certain streets for 25 years.
Unno.   4-27-1900   To Kent Water, Light and Power Co., to supply electricity for light, heat and power for 5 years.
Unno.   9-3-01   To Northern Ohio Traction Co., to extend, construct, and maintain electric St.  R.R. for 25 years.
Unno.   6-16-05   To Kent Water & Light Co.  to supply Kent with light, heat and power by electricity for 10 years.
16   12-3-07   To Kent Water Co., to supply water for 8 years.
18   7-21-08   To East Ohio Gas Co., to supply gas for 10 years.
192   3-21-19   To Kent Water and Light Co., renewal of contract for lighting by electricity.
200   4-18-19   To East Ohio Gas Co., to supply gas for 5 years.
347   2-5-23   To East Ohio Gas Co., to supply gas for 1-1/2 years, rate change.
390   10-20-24   To Northern Ohio Traction & Light Co., for lighting of streets for 5 years.
419   9-28-25   To East Ohio Gas Co., to supply natural gas for 5 years.
435   7-6-26   To Northern Ohio Power and Light Co., to light City streets for 3 years.
483   8-6-28   To Northern Ohio Power and Light Co., to furnish power for 5 years and setting rates.
510   12-2-29   To Northern Ohio Power and Light Co., to operate street lighting system.
611   7-18-32   To Ohio Edison Co., to supply electricity for 5 years.
630   12-22-32   To East Ohio Gas Co., to furnish natural gas for years.
684   12-3-34   To Ohio Edison Co.  to furnish electricity for 5 years.
773   2-7-38   To Ohio Edison Co.  to light streets for 5 years.
830   12-19-38   To Ohio Bell Telephone Co.  to operate telephone system.
952   6-7-40   To Ohio Edison Co.  to supply electricity for 5 years except for streets.
1071   7-6-42   To East Ohio Gas Co., to supply gas to 1-1-43.
1141   12-18-44   To Ohio Edison Co., for electricity for municipal uses except street lighting for 5 years and renewable.
1159   8-6-45   To Ohio Edison Co., to light streets for 5 years and renewable.
1208   10-7-46   To East Ohio Gas Co., to furnish gas to City.
1483   9-11-50   To East Ohio Gas Co., to supply gas to 1954, regulation of price.
1492   10-2-50   To Ohio Edison Co., for electricity, new rates.
1955-3   1-10-55   To Ohio Edison Co., for lighting of streets for 2 years, and thereafter year to year, renewable 10 years.
1955-9   2-16-55   To Ohio Edison Co., for electricity for municipal uses for one year and renewable year by year for 10 years.
1955-28   4-4-55   To Ohio Edison Co., for the Whiteway St.  lighting system, (City-owned) for one year and renewable year by year for 10 years.
1964-28   4-6-64   To Ohio Edison Co., the right to construct, operate and maintain a complete electric system for 20 years.
1966-168   12-5-66   To Ohio Edison Co., to light streets, ways and public places for 10 years.
1971-114   10-4-71   Sets rates of Ohio Edison Co., for electric service for 10 years.
1971-115   10-4-71   Portage Telerama, Inc.  for CATV for 20 years.
1971-120   10-20-71   Amends Ord.  1971-115.
1971-121   10-20-71   Amends Ord.  1971-114.
1973-100   7-11-73   Ohio Edison Co.  for street lighting for 10 years.
1973-101   7-11-73   Ohio Edison Co.  for traffic control lights and signs and warning lights for 10 years.
1974-109   7-10-74   Sets rates of Ohio Edison Co.  for electric service for 10 years.  Repeals Ord.  1971-121.
1975-115   7-23-75   Kent Ambulance Co.  for service and setting minimum standards.
1975-141   9-17-75   Changing rates of Portage Telerama, Inc.  amending Ord.  1971- 115.
1977-164   9-21-77   Approving Telemedia Corp.  as succesor to Portage Telerama, Inc.
1979-116   6-20-79   Amends Ord.  1971-115, Section 9 granting certain increases charged by Telemedia Corp.
1981-156   12-2-81   Ohio Edison for street lighting from 1-1-82 to 12-31-91.
1982-56   5-5-82   Ohio Edison for electricity for traffic control and warning lights through 12-31-92.
1988-4   2-3-88   To Portage Telerama, Inc.  for television transmission service for 20 years with a 10-year renewal option.
1990-12   3-21-90   To TCI Cablevision for cable TV service in the City.
1990-23   5-2-90   To Ohio Edison Co.  to provide street lighting.
1999-56   4-21-99   Transfer of TCI Cablevision to Time-Warner Entertainment LP for cable TV service in the City.