Borough of New Hope, PA
Bucks County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
The following is a chronological listing of legislation of the Borough of New Hope regarding franchises and services. Complete copies of the ordinances and resolutions listed here are available for inspection in the Borough offices.
Enactment
Adoption Date
Subject
Res.
3/9/1880
Granting permission to North East Pa. Rail Road Co. to occupy certain streets and change street grade
Res.
11/10/1880
Giving franchise to Mutual Union Telegraph Co.
Ord. No. 20
8/12/1902
Franchise to Delaware and Atlantic Telegraph and Telephone Co.
Ord. No. 34
2/14/1905
Granting New Hope Electric Co. to erect poles along streets for the purpose of supplying heat, light and power to consumers
Res.
9/12/1905
Granting New Hope Electric Co. a contract for the supply of electric to Borough
Res.
8/12/1914
Bucks County Electric Company given permission to provide a service to Borough
Res.
12/12/1923
Providing for the lighting of the streets of the Borough
Ord. No. 48
7/9/1925
Releasing Pa-New Jersey Railway Co. from all obligations of its franchise ordinance
1/9/1929
Contract with Philadelphia Suburban Counties Gas and Electric Co. to provide streetlighting
10/15/1931
Contract with Philadelphia Electric Co. for streetlighting
Ord. No. 67
3/12/1942
Renewal of franchise with Philadelphia Electric Co.