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Wednesday, February 2, 1994 CITY OF MERCER ISLAND PUGE’I‘ SOUND POWER AND LIGHT COMPANY FRANCHISE ORDINANCE NO. ii-iio (SUMMARY) AN ORDINANCE OF TIIE CITY OF MERCER ISLAND. WASHINGTON, GRANTING PUGET SOUND POWER & LIGIIT COMPANY, A WASHINGTON CORPORATION, A NONEXCLUSIVE FRANCHISE T0 IIAVE AND USE ITS FACILITIES IN, UPON, OVER, UNDER, ALONG, ACROSS, AND TIIROUGH ITS FRANCHISE AREA WITHIN THE CITY IOR PURPOSES OF TRANSMISSION, DISTRIBUTION AND SALE OF ENERGY AND TO COLLECT TOLIS, RATES AND COMPENSATION FOR SUCII ENERGY AND SUCH USES. Notice is hereby given that the Mercer Island City Council did at the public meeting on the 10th day of January. 1994, pass City of Mercer Island Ordinance No. Ii-IIO. The Ordinance is known as the Puget Sound Power & Light Company Franchise. The following is a section by section summary of the ordinance: ' Section 1. Definitions This section contains the definitions of "Puget "City", "Franchise" and "Facilities". Section 2. Facilities Within and Without Franchise Area The City grants to Puget the right, privilege, authority and franchise to transmit, distribute and sell energy throughout the franchise area and to charge and collect tolls, rates and compensation for such energy. Section 3. Noninterferencc of Facilities This section requires Pugct‘s facilities to be maintained so as not to unreasonably interfere With traflic and requires Puget to comply with applicable t'cdcral, state 01‘ local safety standards and to comply with Washington State Law. Section 4. Relocation of Facilities This section requires Puget to relocate its facilities at the request of the City whenever the City undertakes a public street improvement project of constructs a water sewer or storm drain line (8" inside diameter or larger). If the City requires a subsequent relocation of facilities within five years mm the date of the former relocation, the City is required to bear the entire cost of the subsequent relocition. If any person other than the City requires the relocation of Puget's Facilities to accommodate their work Puget shall have the right to require the person to make ayment to Puget upon terms acceptable to Puget for any and all costs incurred by uget during the rclocatioti. In addition, if the cost and cxgcnse of the relocation is to be born by Puget. Pugct may submit in writin to the ity alternatives to relocation of its facilities to accommodate the work. 0 alternative proposed by Puget shall be unreasonably rejected or evaluated by the City iii an arbitrary and capricious manner. In the event the City reasonably determines that alternatives are not appropriate Puget shall relocate its facilities as otherwise provided Section 5. Undergrounding of Facilities The City is authorized by written notice to Puget to request Puget to underground its existing facilities of 15,000 volts or lcss. The ilacenient underground of Puget's facilities shall be arranged. provided and acconiplis ed in accordance with a plicable schedules and tariffs on file with the Washington Utilities and ’I‘ransportation ommission. If Puget elects to install a new extension of any of its existing distribution facilities of 15,000 volts or less within the franchise area the installation shall be underground and shall be arranged, provided, and accomplished in accordance with a plicable schedules and tariffs on file with the Washington Utilities and Transportation onirnission. Section 6. indemnification Puget shall indemnify and save the City harmless from any and all claims or demands made against the City on account of injury of damage to persons or property to the extent that such injury or damage is alleged to be caused by the negligence of Puget or its agents, servants or employees. Section 7. Moving Building Within the Franchise Area If any person requests permission from the City to use the franchise area for moving a building or other ObjCCI the City will require the person to makr necessary arrangements with Puget for temporary adjustment of Puget's wires to accommodate the moving. This section sets forth the manner in which the arrangements must be made with Puget including the establishment 9f the best route for movrng and indemnification of Puget by the person doing the movrng. ‘ .Lessonsostentatious upon request Puget shall iovide the City co ics of available drawings in use by Puget showing thc‘loeation of ugct's facilities wit in the franchise area. Upon request of the City,.Pugct shall provide the City with a map showing the approximate location of majorcomponents of Puget’s existing electrical system within the City. The map shall be "submitted in GIS fonnat unless the map cannot readily and inexpensively be made availabledo the City insuch format. Section 9. Vegetation Management On an amtual basis Puget shall provide the City with a schedulr reflecting anticipated dates and locations within the franchise area for routine vegetation management activities. Section 10. Default If l’u vet shall fall to comply with the provisions of the. franchise the City may serve upon uget a written order to comply within sixty day from the date Pu et receives the notice. If Puget is not in compliance after the ex . iration of the sixty ay period the City may b ordinance declare an immediate for eiture of the franchise, provided that Pugct‘s ailure to comply is not due to unavotdable delays and events beyond Pugct's control. A Section 11. Alteration, Amendment or Modification of Franchise ~ The City and Puget reserve the right to alter, amend or modify the terms and DIABETIC FOOT STUDY Physicians are accepting diabetic '0 patients with foot ulcers for participa- f tion in a Phase III clinical study of a potential new would-healing drug. - ityou are eligible to be in the study, you will receive study-related treatment at no charge. You must have diabejeiand anlrh trf Non- VA call: Valley Diabetes 8: Endocrine Center Diane Livingston - 656-4074 . eligible patients call: Seattle VA Medical Center Connie Davis - 764-2056 ___..._.....-- _..__ - new '94 ACCORD is new Huge inventory to choose from, more arriving daily. 0 Come see 8: t st drive one today! ALL new Car, Same OLD nicer [PRICED m SELL FAST! . ire or g; 18003544999 111130 Nli 83th l\lnii liri 8 Jill") put 5410.11" 8 pm, Sun I l .iiii (i P11] i St'lW ILL' & I’dl‘ls‘ l\’IUII Sat .iiii (i put PUBLIC NOTICE conditions of the franchise and enter into negotiations to do so. Neither the City nor Puget shall be obliged to continue negotiations after the expiration of a ninety day period from the date the negotiations are commenced. An alteration, amendment or modification shall be submitted to the Council as a propose Ordinance. Section 12. Nonexclusivc Franchise The franchise is not an exclusive franchise arid shall not in any way prohibit the City from granting other and further franchises Within the franchise area. Section 13. Franchise Term Tire franchise is for a period of twenty years from the effective date of the ordinance which is February 8, 1994. Section 14. Assignment Puget shall have the right to assi it its rights, benefits and privilege; under the franchise by giving proper notice to the ity. Section 15. Miscellaneous If any term, provision, condition or portion of the franchise is held to be invalid the invalidity shall not affecr the validity of the remaining portions of the fra ichisc. The franchise may be amended only in accordance with the provisio is set forth in Section 11 and only by written instrument signed by both parties. The franchise is subject to the provisions of any applicable tariff on file with the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission. If there is a conflict between the tariff and the franchise the provisions of the tariff shall control. Puget shall use no pesticides or herbicides within the‘franchisc area without obtaining prior City approval and complying with all applicable laws, rules and regulations governing the application and use of pesticides or herbimdes. The City may impose a charge for recovery of actual administratiie expenses incurred by the City in administering the franchise. ‘ CITY or MERCER ISLAND ORDINANCE No. 13-111 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF MERCER ISLAND, WASHINGTON, AMENDING SECTION 17.1 CF ORDINANCE NO. B-IIO, PUGET POWER FRANCHISE AGREEMENT THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MERCER ISLAND, WASHINGTON, DO ORDAIN AS FOLLOWS: . Mercer Island Ordinance No. 13410 Section 17.1 is hereby amended to read as follows: "17.1 This Ordinance shall take effect on February 8, 1994, having been: (i) introduced to the City Council not less than five days before its passage; (ii) first submitted to the City Attorney on December I, 1993; (iii) published at least five days prior to the above-referenced effective date and as otherwise required by law; and (iv) passed at a regular meeting of the legislative body of the City of Mert er Island by a majority of the whole of such legislative body on January 10, 1994. " PASSED BY THE CITY COUNCIL AT ITS REGULAR MEETING ON THE 24TH DAY OF JANUARY, 1994. ATTEST: Mercer Island Reporter 5335-; CW“ an ice tep ens," As ociatc APPROVED AS TO.FO Publication Date: 07' 2 "7 ‘/ a y i . rméayor '" . #M 1871 NOTICE OF HEARING DEBT SERVICE FUND CAPITAL PROJECTS FUND 1993-94 BUDGET EXTENSION Mercer Island School District #400 King County, Washington NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of Directors of Mercer Island School District #400, King County, Washington will vote on resolutions to increase the Dept. Service Fund budget and Capitol Projects Fund budget; of the School District. Notice is further given that the Board of Directors will conduct; a hearing at'7z30 p.1n. on Thursday, February 10, 1994 at the Mercer Island School District. Board Room located at 4160 86th Avenue SE, Mercer Island, Washington for the purpose of voting on such a resolution to extend the budget. The revised budget is on file in the Superintendent’s office, and a copy thereof will be available to any taxpayer making a request for the same. Any taxpayer or resident of the School District COFFEE? may appear at such hearing and be heard for or against any part of the Dept. Service Fund revised budget or Capital projects Fund revised budget. Dick Giger, Secretary Board of Directors Mercer Island School District #400 King County, Washington #M1896 Publication dates: January 26, 1994 February 2, 1994 February 9, 1994 CITY OF MERCER ISLAND PUBLIC NUI‘ICE APPLICATION FOR SHORELINE MANAGEMENT SUBSTANTIAL DEVELOPMENT AND REQUEST FOR COMMENTS ON DNS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that: H. Martin Smith who is the owner of the below described proper- ty has filed an application for a Substantial Development and Variance permit for the development of a pier addition. The sub- ject property is located at. 4121 Blvd. Place, within NW 1/4 Section 13, Township 24, Range 04 EWM, Mercer Island, King County, WA. Said develop- ment. is proposed to be with- in Lake Washington and/or its associated wetlands. Any per-eon desiring to express his views or to be notified of the action taken on the application should noti Anna Kolousek, the Environmental Officer. 9611 SE 36th Street; Mercer Island, WA 98040, in writing of his interest within thirty days of the final date of publication of this notice which is February 9, 1994. Written comments must be received by March 9, 1994. Furthermore, NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that. the Mercer Island Development Services Group has deter. mined that: the propoul described above in not likely to have a significant adverse impact on the «Ni ronment. An environmental Impact; statement (EIS) will not: be required under RCW 43.21C.030(2) (c). This deei» sion was made other a review of a completed envi— ronmental checklist and other information on file with the department. This information is available to the public on request. Any person, affected tribe or agency may submit com- ments to Anna Kolousek, 9611 8.13. 361.11 Street, Mercer Island, WA 98010v 3732. No final action on the proposal will be taken for fifteen (15) days from the date of publication of this Notice. #M1897 PUBLISHED IN THE MERCER ISLAND REPORTER February 2 and 9, 1994 sru DY SAYS GET YOUR MII-K. people of all ages. In fact, the body is slowly depleted of calcium over many years, with a Sometime in the 19803, Northwesterners figured out that coffee and milk make‘an unbeatable combination. Now it turns out that we were really onto something. A just released study, among» ‘ 1 ~ report women over fifty, links the con» published by sumption of caffeinated coffee with osteoporosis, the debilitating the disease that results from the loss Medical of calcitim. ‘ Association Reported in the Journal of the American Medical Association GAMA)‘, the study concluded that drinking at least one glass of milk daily can help offset the effect caffeine has on the development of this disease Calcium loss is a natural part of the aging process. Almost one-third of all American women over 65 years of age have osteoporosis. But the disease is a concern for c *The Journal of American Medical Assbciatlon. January 26, 1994. claims that coflee drinkers can benefit ‘ from milk. variety of sources contributing to the loss. Coffee, of course, does more than simply get us going in the morning. It helps give life in the Northwest its special edge. That’s ‘ a lot to give up, even for the sake of strong bones. But now we don’t have to make that tough choice. Milk is Nature’s best source of calcium. A single 8 02. glass can supply as much as 35% of your daily calcium requirement. And its Vitamin D content helps your body absorb calcium more efficiently. ‘1. | So don‘t swear off one of the things that makes life in the Northwest so unique. Just drink a tall glass of wholesome, refreshing milk every day. in Dairy Famers of Washington 3 ‘