Durango City Electric Franchise Question (November 2012)
If approved, this question adopts an ordinance granting a franchise to La Plata Electric Association, Inc. for 20 years to allow them to provide electricity within the city limits of Durango and also granting La Plata Electric Association reasonable access to public property, authority to construct, maintain and acquire as necessary to provide electricity for Durango City. This question also establishes a 4.67% franchise paid to the City's general fund.
|Question 2A-Durango City Electric Franchise|
Election results from La Plata County Current Election Results Summary
Text of measure
Language on the ballot:
|“||AN ORDINANCE GRANTING A FRANCHISE BY THE CITY OF DURANGO, COLORADO TO LA PLATA ELECTRIC ASSOCIATION, INC. FOR A TERM OF 20 YEARS, FOR THE OPERATION OF AN ELECTRICAL UTILITY WITHIN THE CITY; GRANTING THE RIGHT TO ACQUIRE, CONSTRUCT, AND MAINTAIN FACILITIES NECESSARY TO SELL AND DISTRIBUTE ELECTRICITY WITHIN THE CITY; GRANTING A RIGHT TO MAKE REASONABLE USE OF CITY PROPERTY AND PUBLIC RIGHT- OF-WAY; AUTHORIZING A FRANCHISE FEE OF 4.67% CALCULATED SOLELY ON CHARGES FOR ACTUAL ELECTRICAL CONSUMPTION; THE REVENUE FROM WHICH IS PAID TO THE CITY'S GENERAL FUND; AND DECLARING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
- La Plata County Elections, Sample Ballot
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