TABLE IV:  FRANCHISES
 
Ord. No.
Date Passed
Description
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- -1928
Granting a franchise to Central Power and Light Company to distribute electric light, heat and power.
44
8- -1932
Granting a franchise to J.W. Pate and I.S. Steiner to distribute electric light, heat and power.
43
8-26-1932
Granting a franchise to J.W. Pate and I.S. Steiner to distribute natural gas.
57
4-14-1936
Granting a franchise to J.C. Duvall to distribute natural gas.
58
8- -1936
Accepting offer of Central Power and Light to furnish street lighting service.
77
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Fixing amounts to be paid by persons and corporation operating an electric utility business.
82
6-2-1941
Fixing rentals to be paid by electric utilities for the privilege of using with their equipment the streets and public ways within the corporate limits of the city.
119
9-12-1950
Regulating the rates of Southwestern Bell Telephone Company in the city.
120
7-16-1951
Authorizing the execution by the Mayor of a transfer of water permit number 1026 to the Cameron County Fresh Water Supply District Number One.
124
9-15-1952
Regulating the rates of Southwestern Bell Telephone Company in the city.
131
5-18-1953
Accepting contract offered by Cental Power and Light Company.
137
9-21-1953
Agreement with Southwestern Bell Telephone Company to provide annual payment.
147
4-19-1954
Agreement with Southwestern Bell Telephone Company.
153
9-7-1954
Approving and accepting contract offered by Central Power and Light Company.
159
6-20-1955
Approving and accepting contract offered by Central Power and Light Company.
188
- -1957
Prescribing rates and charges for local exchange telephone service furnished by Southwestern Bell Telephone Company.
180
7-8-1957
Granting a franchise to Rio Grande Valley Gas Company to distribute natural gas.
189
1-13-1958
Establishing rates to be charged for natural gas by the Rio Grande Valley Gas Company.
190
1-27-1958
Approving and accepting the contract offered by Central Power and Light Company.
214
3-1-1960
Approving and accepting the contract offered by Central Power and Light Company.
215
4-11-1960
Approving and accepting the contract offered by Central Power and Light Company.
217
4-25-1960
Repealing all ordinances regulating rates and charges of the Southwestern Bell Telephone Company.
229
1-22-1962
Granting a franchise to Cameron County Fresh Water Supply District No. 1 to distribute filtered fresh water.
243
8-19-1963
Establishing maximum rates to be charged for natural gas by the Rio Grande Valley Gas Company.
280
5-9-1966
Approving and accepting the contract offered by Central Power and Light Company.
307
5-12-1969
Granting electric light, heat and power franchise to Central Power and Light Company.
312
10-27-1969
Establishing maximum rates to be charged for natural gas sold by Rio Valley Gas Company.
323
9-25-1972
Approving, ratifying, confirming and accepting the electric rate schedules filed by Central Power and Light Company.
352
- -1976
Cable communications franchise granted to Laguna Madre Cable, Inc.
365
10-24-1977
Granting a franchise to TV Cable of South Padre, Inc. to maintain a community antenna television system.
370
1-9-1978
Establishing maximum rates to be charged for natural gas by the Rio Valley Gas Company.
370A
1-29-1979
Establishing maximum rates to be charged for natural gas by the Rio Valley Gas Company.
387
1-14-1980
Granting electric light, heat and power franchise to Central Power and Light Company.
389
7-5-1980
Establishing maximum rates to be charged for natural gas sold by Rio Valley Gas Company.
394
7-27-1981
Establishing maximum rates to be charged for natural gas.
399
3-22-1982
Establishing maximum rates to be charged for natural gas.
402
4-26-1982
Suspending proposed effective date of Central Power and Light Company's statement of intent to increase rates.
405
7-19-1982
Approving rate schedules to be charged by Central Power and Light Company.
411
11-15-1982
Authorizing an annual base rate review for the Rio Valley Gas Company.
434
8-2-1984
Establishing maximum rates to be charged for natural gas sold by Rio Valley Gas Company.
488
7-28-1987
Granting a solid waste disposal franchise to Browning-Ferris, Inc.
514
6-19-1989
Denying rate increase sought by Central Power and Light Company.
537
1-31-1992
Establishing maximum rates to be charged for natural gas by Rio Valley Gas Company.
137A
9-8-1992
Franchise agreement with Southwestern Bell Telephone Company.
550
6-7-1994
Finding the existing rates of Central Power and Light are unreasonable; determining just and reasonable rates to be observed and in force within the city; ordering rate reductions.
570
3-5-1996
Revising rates of Central Power and Light Company.
571
4-23-1996
Approving, ratifying, confirming and accepting Sheet C29 and Sheet E16 Real Time Pricing Pilot Program filed by Central Power and Light.
137B
9-23-1997
Amending Ord 137A.
606
2-22-2000
Granting a permit and consent to PG&E Gas Transmission, PG&E Gas Transmission Teco, PG&E Energy Trading-Gas Corporation to maintain, use and operate certain natural gas and/or natural gas liquids transmission pipelines.
610
11-14-2000
Approving contract amendment to contract between the city and BFI Waste Systems of North America, Inc.
617
8-28-2001
Establishing maximum rates to be charged for natural gas sold by Southern Union Gas Company.
620
9-25-2001
Settling and releasing claims against Central Power and Light Company concerning franchise fee payment.
654
3-9-2004
Finding that AEP Texas Central Company's electric transmission and distribution rates and charges should be changed; determining just and reasonable rates; adjusting street lighting charges.
670
3-13-2007
Finding the existing rates of AEP Texas Central Company are unreasonable; requested revenues from electric transmission should be reduced; determining just and reasonable rates; adopting recommendations of consultants; providing for recovery of rate case expenses.
672
12-11-2007
Granting Texas Service Company a franchise to provide a natural gas distribution system in the city.
676
9-1-2009
Approving a negotiated resolution between the city and Texas Gas Service Company regarding the company's application to implement higher rates.