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Ord 3684 6/17/1980 ORDINANCE NO. ORDINANCE GRANTING AUTHORITY TO SOUTHWESTERN BELL TELEPHONE COMPANY TO PLACE PUBLIC PAY TELEPHONES ON SIDEWALKS IN WICHITA FALLS. WHEREAS , Southwestern Bell Telephone Company has requested authority from the City to place certain public pay telephones on the sidewalks for the convenience of the public and to be used for emergency calling, such phones to be"dial tone first" , which means that emergency calls can be made without depositing money; and, WHEREAS, this program is at no cost to the City, and the telephone company will pay to the City 10 per cent commission on all monies in the boxes on such phones. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE BOARD OF ALDERMEN OF THE CITY OF WICHITA FALLS, TEXAS, THAT: SECTION 1. Southwestern Bell Telephone Company is hereby granted the right and authority to place public pay telephones on sidewalks in Wichita Falls at the following locations: 715, 817 , 1001 and 1201 Scott, 623, 1014 and 1301 Lamar, 700 and 826 Indiana, 801 and 1000 Travis, and 814 Austin; in addition, the telephone company may place such phones at other locations which are approved in writing by the City Manager. The telephones shall be placed in housings known as Sentry Rugged Enclosures. SECTION 2. The telephone company shall co-ordinate such project with the City Director of Public Works, City Director of Public Utilities, and all utility companies whose facilities are located in the sidewalk area. SECTION 3. The telephone company shall pay to the City 10 per cent commission on all monies in the boxes in such telephones. SECTION 4. It shall be the responsibility of the telephone company at all times to maintain said telephones, housing and other appurtenances at its own expense. If at any in the future some public use of such sidewalks makes it necessary that the telephones and housings be relocated or removed, such relocation or removal shall be done at the sole cost and expense of the telephone company. SECTION 5. Whenever any work is being done on the construction or maintenance of said telephones, the telephone company shall take all necessary and proper precautions to protect the public from damages. The telephone company shall hold and save the City of Wichita Falls harmless from all damages or claims for damages resulting from the construction, maintenance, operation and location of such telephones and their housings and appurtenances . SECTION 6 . The right and authority hereby granted is for so long as the telephone company has a franchise to operate within the City of Wichita Falls. At such time as the telephone company' s franchise terminates, or at such earlier time that the company ceases to use such telephones, they shall be removed by the telephone company at its sole cost and expense. PASSED AND APPROVED this the 17th day of June, 1980 . AYO R ATTEST: City Clerk