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(a) Term. The City of Wayne (hereinafter the "City") will grant to a franchisee (hereinafter the "grantee"), subject to the terms and conditions set forth below, the non-exclusive right, power and authority to use electric lines consisting of towers, masts, poles, cross-arms, guys, braces, feeders, transmission and distribution wires, transformers and other electrical appliances (hereinafter "electric system") that are owned either by Detroit Edison or by any other electric utility which has the necessary authority from the Michigan Public Service Commission and a valid franchise from the City, which electric system exists on, along, across and under the highways, streets, alleys and bridges of the City (hereinafter "public ways") and to do local electric business in the City of Wayne, Wayne County, Michigan, for a period of five years, but ending no later than March 1, 2007.
(b) Expansion of System. After first obtaining approval from the City of the route and placement of the electric system components, which approval shall not be unreasonably withheld, the grantee may expand its use of the public ways by constructing and maintaining its own towers, masts, poles, cross-arms, guys, braces, feeders, transmission and distribution wires, transformers and other electric appliances. Any expansion of the electric system by the grantee as approved by the City shall be subject to all terms and conditions of this chapter, including the requirements of Section 818.03(l) related to the expansion of the electric system.
(c) Location in Public Ways. To the maximum extent possible, the grantee shall place its electric system on, within and along existing utility facilities in the public ways.
(d) Lease. The grantee shall not lease or sublease any portion of its electric system within the City to a person who by law is required to obtain the City's permission or consent to transact business in the City and who lacks such permission or consent. The grantee shall not allow the property of a third party or non-electric system wires or any other facilities to be overlashed, affixed or attached to any portion of its electric system or allow other actions with a similar result without the written consent of the chief executive officer or that person's designee.
(Ord. 2000-02. Passed 1-18-00.)