§ 17. Severability.  

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  • If any clause, sentence, or section of this contract franchise ordinance, or any portion thereof, shall be declared by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, such decision shall not affect the validity of the remainder, as a whole or any part thereof, other than the part declared to be invalid; provided, however, the City or SBC Kansas may elect to declare that the entire agreement is invalidated if the portion declared invalid is, in the judgment of the City or SBC Kansas, an essential part of this contract franchise ordinance.