City of Minot
Franchise Committee
Monday, May 18, 2020 - 4:30 PM


Roll Call


Montana-Dakota Utilities Co. Franchise

Attached is a proposed ordinance granting Montana-Dakota Utilities Co. the right and franchise to occupy and use its Public Right-of-Way for the purpose of constructing, maintaining and operating within, upon, in and under the same, a gas distribution system for transmitting and distributing natural or manufactured gas, or a mixture of both, for public and private use. 

The term of the franchise agreement will be for 20 years effective after the second reading of the ordinance. The agreement has been reviewed by the attorneys of the City of Minot and Montana-Dakota Utilities Co. 

It is recommended the Committee and Council place and pass an ordinance, relating to the gas distribution franchise for Montana-Dakota Utilities Co. on first reading.