TABLE A - FRANCHISES
Ord. No.   Date              Description
   1-29-1883   To Midland Telephone Co. for a telephone system.
   7-23-1888   To Schuyler Electric Co. for an electric system.
   1-28-1889   To Mount Vernon Electric Light & Power Co. for an electric system.
   8-27-1894   To P.S. Kelser, et al. for a telephone toll system.
   8-27-1894   To P.S. Kelser and B.L. McElroy for a telephone system.
   10-4-1897   To Childs and Green for a gas system.
   11-24-02   To Knox County Oil & Gas Co. for a gas system.
   12-15-02   To Ringwalt and Kirk for a gas system.
   6-25-06   To Mount Vernon Telephone Co. for a telephone system.
   4-14-07   To Mount Vernon Electric Rwy. Co. for the operation of a street railway.
1927-7      6-13-27   To Ohio Power Co. for an electric system.
1929-32   8-12-29   To Ohio Fuel Gas Co. for a gas system.
1930-35   12-8-50   To Mount Vernon Telephone Co. for a telephone system.
46-19      7-8-46      To R. White, R. C. Stull and C. E. Neihart for a bus line system.
47-2      2-12-47   Amends Ord.  1946-19.
50-28      7-17-50   Amends Sec. 4 of 1946-19.
1968-5      5-20-68   Columbia Gas of Ohio, Inc. - Regulates natural gas rates for 5 years.
1968-24   11-18-68   Mount Vernon Cablevision, Inc. - To erect, maintain and operate CATV system for 15 years.
1970-32   12-28-30   To Bert W. Martin Memorial Hospital, right to operate an ambulance service.
1971-12   5-24-71   Amends Ord. 1970-32 above.
1971-18   8-17-71   Amends Ord. 1968-24 above.
1972-36   9-18-72   Amends Ord. 1970-32 above.
1973-21   6-18-73   Amends Ord. 1970-32 re Martin Memorial Hospital ambulance service franchise.
1973-36   10-15-73   Columbia Gas of Ohio, Inc. regulates natural gas rates for 4 years, repeals Ord. 1968-5.
1973-53   12-17-73   Amends Ord. 1970-32 re Martin Memorial Hospital amublance service franchise.
1974-16   5-20-74   Amends Ord. 1970-32 re Martin Memorial Hospital ambulance service franchise.
1976-53   12-20-76   Amends CATV franchise extending Ordinance 1968-24 term to 3-31-92.
1976-54   1-24-77   Amends CATV franchise revising Ordinance 1968-24 re subscriber rates.
1977-25   6-20-77   Ohio Power Co. franchise to acquire, construct, maintain and operate electric lines for light, heat, power and other purposes for 25 years.
1977-52   11-21-77   Regulates price of natural gas furnished by Columbia Gas of Ohio, Inc., for 2 years.  Repeals Ord.  1973-36.
1979-31   8-20-79   Amends Ord.  1968-24.
1979-43   11-19-79   Regulates price of natural gas furnished by Columbia Gas of Ohio, Inc., for 3 years.  Repeals Ord. 1977-52.
1982-33   1-17-83   Regulates price Columbia Gas may chaarge for one year.
1983-37   11-21-83   Regulates price Columbia Gas may charge for five years.
1985-46   12-16-85   To Mount Vernon Columbia, Inc., the right to furnish Community Antenna Service to December 31, 2000.
Res.
1994-04   1-18-94   Consents to the assignment of Cable TV system from Zeeco, Inc., to Three Rivers Cable Associates.
Res.
1997-68   7-21-97   Approves the transfer of cable television franchise from Adelphia Cable Communications to CVI.
1999-34   11-8-99   Grants a cable television franchise to Cablevision Industries Limited Partnership, DBA Time Warner Communications.
2001-51   11-26-01   Grants a franchise to Ohio Power, DBA American Electric Power for the transmission and distribution of electric power.
2008-34   11-24-08   Grants a franchise to the Licking Rural Electrification, Inc., of Newark, Ohio, its successors and assigns, the right to acquire, construct, maintain and operate in the streets, lanes, thoroughfares, alleys, sidewalks, bridges and other public grounds and places of the City, lines for the transmission and distribution of an electrical lighting and power distribution system.
2009-32   10-12-09   Grants a franchise to the Licking Rural Electrification, Inc., of Newark, Ohio, its successors and assigns, the right to acquire, construct, maintain and operate in the streets, lanes, thorough-fares, alleys, sidewalks, bridges and other public grounds and places of the City, lines for the transmission and distribution of an electrical lighting and power distribution system.