TABLE A - Franchises
Ord. No.   Date   Description
1951-83   9-5-51      Amends Ord 1938-100 and 1950-66 re bus franchise of Portsmouth City Lines, Inc.
1951-117   11-21-51   Extends Portsmouth Gas Co. franchise; fixes natural gas rates for 5 years.
1952-30   4-2-52      Amends Ord. 1951-83 re bus fares.
1952-53   6-18-52   Authorizes advertising for 15-year bus franchise.
1952-66   7-24-52   Amends Ord.1951-83 and 1952-30 re revision of bus route and time schedules.
1953-74   8-19-53   Authorizes advertising for 15-year bus franchise.
1953-117   12-23-53   Portsmouth City Lines, Inc to operate and maintain a bus transportation system for 2-month extension.
1954-2      1-13-54   Portsmouth City Lines, Inc. to operate and maintain a bus transportation system for 2-month extension.
1954-27   3-10-54   Portsmouth City Lines, Inc. to operate and maintain a bus transportation system for 2-month extension.
1954-53   4-28-54   Portsmouth City Lines, Inc franchise renewal of 5 years to operate a bus transportation system.
1955-58   6-13-55   Ohio Power Co. to construct and operate electrical transmission lines for 20 years.
1958-15   3-17-58   Amends Ord. 1954-53 re bus fares.
1958-16   3-17-58   Authorizes Portsmouth City Lines, Inc to amend bus fares.
1959-22   2-16-59   Portsmouth Transit Co. granted 1-year permit to operate and maintain a motor bus system.
1959-34   4-20-59   Amends Ord. 1959-22 re Portsmouth Transit Co. permit.
1960-12   2-15-60   Portsmouth Transportation Co. granted a 1-year permit to operate and maintain a motor bus system.
1961-13   2-20-61   Portsmouth Transportation Co. granted a 1-year permit to operate and maintain a motor bus system.
1961-67   10-23-61   Portsmouth Gas Co. - fixes natural gas rates.
1961-79   11-6-61   Portsmouth Gas Co. franchise extended and renewed for 20 years.
1961-93   12-18-61   Multi-Channel Cable Co. to erect and operate a system of cables and wires for distributing and relaying signals for 20 years.
1962-13   2-22-62   Portsmouth Transportation Co. granted a 1-year permit to operate and maintain a motor bus system.
1963-37   3-28-63   Portsmouth Transportation Co. granted a 2-year permit to operate and maintain a motor bus system.
1963-60   4-25-63   Amends Ord. 1961-67 re natural gas rates.
1964-3      1-6-64      Extending terms of Ord. 1961-67 and 1963-60 to the successors and assigns of the Portsmouth Gas Co.
1965-21   2-22-65   Portsmouth Transportation Co. granted a 3-year permit to operate and maintain a motor bus system.
1965-57   4-20-65   Inter Cities Bus Line, Inc., granted a 1-year revocable permit to operate and maintain a bus system.
1966-65   5-26-66   Inter Cities Bus Line, Inc., granted a 1-year permit to operate and maintain a motor bus system.
1966-170   11-17-66   Amends Ord. 1965-57.
1966-174   11-21-66   Amends Ord. 1966-170.
1967-97   6-8-67      Inter Cities Bus Line, Inc., granted a 1-year permit to operate and maintain a motor bus system.
1972-45   5-23-72   Inter Cities Bus Lines, Inc., granted a 1-year permit to operate and maintain a motor bus system.
1973-37   5-8-73      Inter Cities Bus Lines, Inc., granted a 1-year permit to operate and maintain a motor bus system.
1973-74   8-14-73   Fixing the price of natural gas supplied by The Ohio Valley Gas Co. for 4 years.
1974-70   5-28-74   Inter Cities Bus Lines, Inc., granted a 6-month permit to operate and maintain a motor bus system.
1974-104   10-22-74   Amends Ord. 1961-93 re cable system.
1975-61   6-10-75   Ohio Power Co. to construct and operate electrical distribution and transmission lines for interim period.
1975-96   10-14-75   Ohio Power Co. to construct and operate electrical distribution and transmission lines for 20 years.
1976-25   3-23-76   Authorizes transfer of the CATV permit for the City to Teleprompter Corp.
1976-103   9-14-76   Amends Ord. 1974-104 re cable television system pertaining to rates for service.
1977-11   2-1-77      Authorizes contract with Scioto Sanitation and South Portsmouth Sanitary Landfill for disposal of solid waste for 1-yr., renewable for 1 yrs.
1977-219   12-13-77   Grants to General Telephone Co. of Ohio the right to construct such lines and other equipment necessary for telephone service.
1982-10   2-23-82   Authorizes contract with Teleprompter Corp. for cable television service for 15 years.
1983-64   9-13-83   Fixes price of natural gas from Columbia Gas of Ohio, Inc. for 4 years.
1984-56   7-26-84   Authorizes second amendment to contract with Teleprompter Corp.
1986-10   1-28-86   Directs an agreement with Group W Cable, Inc., Century Ohio Cable Television Corp. and the City; Century Ohio will provide cable TV to the City.
1995-11   2-7-95      Authorizing contract with Ohio Power Company for street lighting, at tariff rates, for period of one year and thereafter in successive terms of one year each.
1995-38   5-8-95      Grants to Ohio Power Co., the right to acquire and operate electric power lines to supply electricity for municipal purposes.
1995-56   7-24-95   Grants to Ohio Power Co., the right to acquire and operate electric power lines to supply electricity for municipal purposes; repeals Ord. 1995-38.
1997-115   7-14-97   Authorizes extending existing franchise with Century Communications for cable television from 6-30-97 to 10-31-97.
1997-170   10-27-97   Authorizes extending existing franchise with Century Communications for cable television from 10-31-97 to 12-31-97.
1997-200   12-22-97   Authorizes extending existing franchise with Century Communications for cable television from 12-31-97 to 3-31-98.
1999-88   9-7-99      Approves request to transfer control of cable television franchise from Century Communications Corp.  to Adelphia Communications Corp.
1999-97   9-27-99   Authorizes franchise renewal agreement with Century Ohio Cable Television Corp.
2005-74   10-10-05   Conditionally approves request for assignment of cable TV franchise from Adelphia Cable Communications to Time Warner NY Cable LLC.
2008-69   12-22-08   Amends Section 6.4(A) of the Cable Franchise Agreement to provide Eagle Broadcasting the right to show programming on the public access channel.
2015-25   4-27-15   Grants a franchise to Ohio Power Company, its successors and assigns, for the right to acquire, construct, maintain, and operate in the streets, thoroughfares, alleys, bridges, and public places of the City lines for the transmission and distribution of electric energy.