13.12.200   Acceptance of and effective date of franchise.
   A.   All franchises awarded hereunder shall be awarded by ordinance or resolution of the city council. Any reference herein to the date of award of a franchise shall be deemed to be the date the ordinance or resolution, as the case may be, awarding the franchise becomes effective.
   B.   Notwithstanding the award of franchise, no franchise shall become effective until all things required in this section and Sections 13.12.060, 13.12.070, 13.12.090, and 13.12.100 are done and completed. In the event any of such things are not done and completed in the time and manner required, the council may declare the franchise null and void.
   C.   Within thirty days after the award of franchise, or within such extended period of time as the council in its discretion may authorize, the grantee shall file with the city clerk, his written acceptance, in form satisfactory to the city attorney, of the franchise together with the bond and insurance policies specified herein, and his agreement to be bound by and to comply with and to do all things required of him by the provisions of this chapter and the franchise. Such acceptance and agreement shall be acknowledged by the grantee before a notary public, and shall in form and content be satisfactory to and approved by the city attorney.
(Ord. 85-07-950 § 1 (part))