City of Deer River Municipal Ordinances
7.07, granting a permit to Company, which Ordinance was entitled “An Ordinance granting to Minnesota Power & Light Company, its successors and assigns, the right to construct and maintain an electric distribution system within the Village of Deer River, Minnesota.” In the event that a provision of any other city ordinance conflicts with the provision of this Ordinance, the provisions of this Ordinance shall prevail.
SECTION 6. MEDIATION
The parties agree to promptly submit to mediation (within ten (10) working days of reaching an impasse) any dispute or controversy arising under this agreement that cannot be resolved by the parties through direct communication without mediation. The parties further agree to mediate in good faith. The mediator to be selected shall be listed on the Minnesota Roster of Neutrals and shall either be selected by the mutual agreement of the parties or by each party submitting a list of up to three (3) qualified mediators and then alternately striking names. The parties shall flip a coin to determine which party shall strike the first name. The parties shall equally share the costs of mediation. This procedure shall be followed before either party may file an action/complaint with a court of competent jurisdiction or any regulatory agency.
ORDINANCE NO. 7.147
NATURAL GAS FRANCHISE
An Ordinance granting Minnesota Energy Resources, a subsidiary of Integrys Energy Group, a Delaware corporation, its successors and assigns, a natural gas franchise and the authority to construct, operate, maintain, and extend a natural gas distribution plant and system, and granting the right to use the streets, alleys, and other public places within the present or future corporate limits of the City, of Deer River, Minnesota
Be it ordained by the City Council of the City of Deer River, Minnesota, as follows:
FRANCHISE GRANTED. The City of Deer River, Minnesota, (hereinafter referred to as "Grantor") hereby grants a non-exclusive franchise to Minnesota Energy Resources, a subsidiary of WPS Resources, a Delaware corporation, (hereinafter called "Grantee"), its lessees, successors and assigns. Grantee is hereby granted the right, privilege, franchise, permission and authority to lay, construct, install, maintain, operate and extend in, along, over or across the present and future streets, alleys, avenues, bridges, public rights-of-way and public places as are now within the present or future limits of said Grantor, a natural gas distribution system and all facilities necessary for the purpose of supplying natural gas or processed gas for all purposes to the inhabitants of said Grantor and consumers in the vicinity thereof, and for the distribution of natural gas from or through said Grantor to points beyond the limits thereof. Such facilities shall include, but not be limited to, all mains, services, pipes, conduits and appliances