0931 – US Air Force East of Town

ORDINANCE NO. 931

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF RICH HILL, MISSOURI GRANTING A PERMIT TO MISSOURI PUBLIC SERVICE COMPANY, ITS SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS, TO OCCUPY CERTAIN STREETS, AND ALLEYS OF THE CITY OF RICH HILL, MISSOURI, IN ORDER TO ERRECT, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN A DISTRIBUTION LINE AND APPURTENANT FOR EXTENSION OF ELECTRIC SERVICE TO A UNITED STATES AIR FORCE INSTALLATION EAST OF AND OUTSIDE THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF THE CITY OF RICH HILL, MISSOURI.

BE IT ORDAINED by the Board of Alderman of the City of Rich Hill, Missouri, as follows:

Section 1.  There is hereby granted to the Missouri Public Service Company, its successors and assigns, hereinafter sometimes referred to as “Grantee,” permission to occupy certain streets and alleys within the corporate limits, as the same now exist or may hereafter by extended, of the City of Rich Hill, Missouri, for the purpose of erecting, maintaining and operating an electric distribution line and appurtenant equipment, together with all necessary poles, conductors, wires, anchors and apparatus, in, along, over, under and across such streets and alleys in the City of Rich Hill, Missouri, as may be designated in writing by the proper officials of said City, in order to supply electric service to a United States Air Force installation situated east of the corporate  limits of the City of Rich Hill, Missouri.  The permission provided by this grant shall not be interpreted to authorize the erection, maintenance of operation of equipment for supplying electric service by the Grantee to the premises of any person, company, association or partnership situated within the corporate limits of the City of Rich Hill, Missouri.  The grant herein provided shall be effective for a term of ten (10) years from date of acceptance of this ordinance by Grantee as hereafter provided, subject, however, to the condition that if said United States Air Force installation requires such service for a longer period, than such grant remain effective for an additional ten (10) year period, however, if the United States Air Force or the Department of Defense does not, at the end of the first ten (10) year period, extend the original contract or enter into a new contract with Missouri Public Service Company for the furnishing of electric energy to the above-mentioned installation, then in that event all rights granted hereunder shall terminate and all the privileges and rights granted hereby shall become null and void and of no effect.

Section 2.  The permission and authorization granted by this ordinance shall become effective upon written acceptance thereof by Grantee filed with the City Clerk of the City of Rich Hill, Missouri.

Section 3.  The rights granted hereunder to Missouri Public Service Company are given with the understanding that Missouri Public Service Company, at its own expense shall maintain an electric distribution line between its substation located on city-owned real estate adjacent to the municipal generating station and a point on or near the east corporate limits of the City ofRich Hill.  The City shall have the right to attach its own conductors and appurtenances charges or rentals.  All poles installed by said Company shall be a minimum of forty (40) feet in length and sufficient to accommodate a city-owned primary circuit and secondary circuit, with minimum circuit clearances specified in the National Electrical Safety Code Handbook No. 81.  The City and said Company shall each be solely responsible for any injury to or death of their respective employees when working on any of the above-mentioned service agreements with the United State Air Force or Department of Defense, and Company shall have the right to remove its circuits used to fulfill such agreements.  All poles on which the City may have installed any facilities shall remain in place and become the property of the City at no cost to the City.

Section 4.  All ordinances of the City of Rich Hill, Missouri, or parts of ordinances which might conflict herewith are hereby repealed, and this ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage and approval by the mayor and acceptance of the terms therefore by the Grantee.

PASSED by the Board of Alderman of the City of Rich Hill, Missouri this 9 day of October, 1984

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Harry Watts-Mayor

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Vianne Peterman-City Clerk

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