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ORDINANCE NO. 6 41 6 <br /> AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF <br /> ANAHEIM ADDING SECTION 1.04.740 TO CHAPTER 1.04 OF <br /> TITLE 1 OF THE ANAHEIM MUNICIPAL CODE PERTAINING <br /> TO THE PUBLIC UTILITIES HEARING BOARD AND <br /> AMENDING CHAPTER 17.24 OF TITLE 17 OF THE ANAHEIM <br /> MUNICIPAL CODE PERTAINING TO UNDERGROUND <br /> UTILITIES AND BASED UPON THE FINDING AND <br /> DETERMINATION THAT SAID ORDINANCE IS NOT <br /> SUBJECT TO THE CALIFORNIA ENVIRONMENTAL <br /> QUALITY ACT (CEQA) PURSUANT TO SECTIONS <br /> 15060(C)(2), 15060(C)(3), AND 15378 OF TITLE 14 OF THE <br /> CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS. <br /> WHEREAS, pursuant to the City of Anaheim's ("City") police power, as granted broadly <br /> under Article XI, Section 7 of the California Constitution, the City Council of the City of <br /> Anaheim ("City Council") has the authority to enact and enforce ordinances and regulations for <br /> the public peace, morals and welfare of the City and its residents; and <br /> WHEREAS, the City maintains an electric generation and distribution system for the <br /> furnishing of electricity to residents and businesses of the City; and <br /> WHEREAS, in 1993, the City Council by Ordinance No. 5397 added the new sub-section <br /> .080 to Section 1.04.730 of Chapter 1.04 of Title 1 of the Anaheim Municipal Code, establishing <br /> the Public Utilities Hearing Board to, among other things, render final decisions on disputed bills <br /> for utility services; and <br /> WHEREAS, it has been discovered that a clerical error was made in eliminating Section <br /> 1.04.730.080 in Ordinance No. 6401; and <br /> WHEREAS, the City Council now desires and intends to correct that clerical error, nunc <br /> pro tunc; that is, to correct the elimination of Section 1.04.730.080 upon adoption of this <br /> Ordinance, which will have the same legal force and effect as if made at the adoption of <br /> Ordinance No. 6401 on March 21, 2017; and <br /> WHEREAS, the City Council has inherent authority to amend its ordinances under these <br /> circumstances, which will have retroactive legal effect upon the adoption of this Ordinance; and <br /> WHEREAS, in 1990, the City Council approved a City-wide Underground Conversion <br /> Program ("Program") to convert electrical and communication infrastructure located along the <br /> City's major thoroughfares from overhead to underground; and <br /> WHEREAS, the Program has been instrumental in improving electric system reliability <br /> and has beautified major roadways throughout the City; and <br /> WHEREAS, the Program provides many benefits to residents and businesses by <br /> providing new equipment that improves electric service reliability for customers served by the <br />