The Saratoga Sun -

By Mike Dunn 

Sparks fly over franchise fee


Many Saratoga residents spoke out against the Carbon Power and Light’s (CP&L) franchise agreement with the town of Saratoga at the May 20 town council meeting.

As the current franchise agreement will end July of this year, town attorney Tom Thompson asked the council for guidance to draft an ordinance for CP&L’s franchise agreement with the town. Thompson requested the council decide how long the franchise agreement would last, and how much the agreement would charge the power company.

The franchise agreement will have to go through three readings before it is passed by the council....

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