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<br />~ <br />~ maintenance and operation of a gas works and distribution system <br />~~ ~ in the City of Auburn by Ordinance No. 22~, approved May 2g, <br />~ ~~ 1914, ratifying said franohise, aooepting ~ assignment thereof, <br />11 and repealing Section 4 of said Ordinance. <br /> <br /> <br /> <br />1~ <br />~ ~ <br />~~ <br /> <br />~t~ <br /> <br />:=~~~-~ <br /> <br />j;. <br /> <br />~. <br /> <br />,.... <br />~~~ <br /> <br />y <br /> <br />" <br /> <br />OWl NANCE NO. <br /> <br />1070 <br /> <br />.. <br />.. <br /> <br />AN ORDINANCE relating to a certain franchise granted to <br />. ~ ,. <br /> <br />J. L. Veach, his successors and assigns, for the construction, <br /> <br />Il! <br /> <br />City of Auburn granted to J. L. Veach, his successors and as- <br /> <br />signs, the right, privilege and franchise to construct, maintain <br /> <br />and operate a gas works and gas distribution system in the <br /> <br />streets, alleys and public place~~of the City of Aubuxnfor a <br /> <br />period of fifty years; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, all the rights of said J. L. Veach, under said <br /> <br />franchise, have duly passed by assignment to Chas. R. Collins, <br /> <br />.... <br />""< <br />who is now the owner of said franchise; and <br />WHEREAS, no gas service has been furnished under said <br />franchise for a period of more than ten years last past; and <br />WHEREAS, Chas. R. Collins. is now proposing to construct <br />a gas dist~ibution system in the streets, alleys and public <br />places of the City of Auburn, under said franchise, but is <br />unwilling to do so unless an ordinance be duly enacted by the <br />City of Auburn, confirming his rights under said franchise and <br />amending said franchise as herein provided; and <br />WHEREAS, since the passage of said Ordinance No. 221 the <br />jurisdiction to control the~matter of~ates and service under ~~ <br />said franchise has been exolusively vested in the Department <br />of Public Works of the State of Washington, thereby rendering <br />Section 4 of said Ordi~ance 221 void; <br /> <br />~::: <br /> <br />NOW, THEREFORE, the City Council of the City of Auburn <br /> <br />~ <br /> <br />'II: <br /> <br />( 1) <br /> <br />