Vermont Public Service Board

December 1996 Orders and Decisions



ORDER(S) ENTERED DECEMBER 2, 1996

5670/5670-A PROCEDURAL ORDER AND NOTICE OF WORKSHOP. Board investigation in re: Department of Public Service's Petition for a Generic Investigation into Expanded Telephone Local Calling Areas AND Board Investigation into Local Service Rate Designs of the Ludlowk, Perkinsville, and Topsham Telephone Companies, In Re: EAS Compliance Filings


ORDER(S) ENTERED DECEMBER 4, 1996

5906 ORDER APPROVING Petition of New England Telephone and Telegraph Company, for Arbitration Pursuant to 252(b) of the Telecommunications Act of 1996 to Establish an Interconnection Agreement with AT&T AND Petition by AT&T Communications of New England, Inc. for Arbitration Under the Telecommunications Act of 1996


ORDER(S) ENTERED DECEMBER 11, 1996

5866 ORDER RE SITE INVESTIGATION. Investigation into Petition of Vermont Business Visions, Inc. d/b/a VBV-Online re: Provision by Vermont Telephone Company, Inc. of Intrastate Services on an Unregulated Basis; and Request of VBV-Online for a Temporary Restraining Order


ORDER(S) ENTERED DECEMBER 13, 1996

CPG 198 REPORT, FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD ISSUED PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF 30 V.S.A. SEC. 102 AND 231 - GRANTING PETITION of SWITCHED SERVICES COMMUNICATIONS, lLLC for a Certificate of Public Good to Operate as a Reseller of Telecommunications Services Within the State of Vermont.

CPG 225 REPORT, FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD ISSUED PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF 30 V.S.A. SEC. 102 AND 231 - GRANTING PETITION of FUTURE TELEPHONE COMMUNICATIONS, INC. for a Certificate of Public Good to Operate as a Reseller of Telecommunications Services Within the State of Vermont.

CPG 228 REPORT, FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD ISSUED PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF 30 V.S.A. SEC. 102 AND 231 - GRANTING PETITION of UNITED TELECOM OF AMERICA, INC. for a Certificate of Public Good to Operate as a Reseller of Telecommunications Services Within the State of Vermont.

CPG 270 REPORT, FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD ISSUED PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF 30 V.S.A. SEC. 102 AND 231 - GRANTING PETITION of A.B.T.S. INTERNATIONAL CORP. D/B/A INTELNET for a Certificate of Public Good to Operate as a Reseller of Telecommunications Services Within the State of Vermont.

CPG 271 REPORT, FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD ISSUED PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF 30 V.S.A. SEC. 102 AND 231 - GRANTING PETITION of AMERITECH COMMUNICATIONS INTERNATIONAL, INC. for a Certificate of Public Good to Operate as a Reseller of Telecommunications Services Within the State of Vermont.

5908 ORDER APPROVING Joint Petition of Affinity Fund, Inc. and Affinity Corporation requesting: (1) approval of a merger of Affinity Fund into Affinity Corporation; and (2) a certificate of public good for Affinity Corporation to operate as a reseller of telecommunications services in Vermont.

5927 ORDER APPROVING Application for Approval of Transfer of Assets and Certificate of Public Good from Target Telecom, Inc. to TTI National of Delaware, Inc.


ORDER(S) ENTERED DECEMBER 18, 1996

5881 ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF CONSENT APPROVING Petition of Towne Hill Water Company, Inc. for authority to sell its water system to the Montpelier Fire District #1


ORDER(S) ENTERED DECEMBER 20, 1996

5657/5663/5777 REPORT, RECOMMENDATION AND ORDER RE: SETTLEMENT. Petitions of New England Telephone and Telegraph Company and Green Mountain Power Corporation for authority to condemn easements for the placement and maintenance of service lines across and over the lands of Marion King Schlefer, and across and over the lands of Katherine and Charles Dodge, both properties located in the Town of Putney, Vermont AND Petitions of New England Telephone and Telegraph Company and Green Mountain Power Corporation for authority to condemn an easement for the placement and maintenance of a service line on behalf of Katherine and Charles Dodge across and over the lands of Marion King Schlefer, loacted in the Town of Putney, Vermont

5884 FINAL ORDER APPROVING Petition of Sunshine Water Company, Inc. requesting approval to transfer ownership of a portion of its water system known as Sunset Acres to the Rutland Town Fire District No. 6

5885 ORDER DISMISSING DOCKET. Petition of Portland Natural Gas Transmission System, pursuant to 30 V.S.A. Section 248(h), for an opinion on the proposed construction of an interstate, natural-gas pipeline to be located in Orleans, Caledonia, and Essex Counties

5896/5897 FINAL ORDER APPROVING Petition of City of Burlington Electric Department for a certificate of public good authorizing execution and performance of a system power sales agreement with Northeast Utilities Service Company AND Petition of City of Burlington Electric Department for a certificate of public good authorizing execution and performance of a letter of agreement for an installed capacity and associated energy transaction with New York State Electric and Gas Corporation

5901 REPORT, RECOMMENDATION AND ORDER RE: SETTLEMENT. Petition of Vermont Electric Cooperative, Inc. vs. Barbara & Ernest Kafka and the Estate of Lucille Duncan re: condemnation of land loacted in the Town of Newfane, Vermont


ORDER(S) ENTERED DECEMBER 27, 1996

5927 AMENDED ORDER. Petition of Taret Telecom, Inc. for authority to transfer selected assets to TTI National of Delaware, Inc. and petition of TTI for a certificate of public good to operate as a reseller of telecommunications services in Vermont.


ORDER(S) ENTERED DECEMBER 30, 1996

5713 ORDER RE: MOTION TO AMEND SCHEDULE, Investigation into NET's tariff filing re: Open Network Architecture, including the unbundling of NET's network, expanded interconnection, and intelligent networks in re: Phase II

5854 FINAL REPORT AND ORDER. Investigation into the Restructuring of the Electric Utility Industry in Vermont.

5903 PROCEDURAL ORDER RE: PROTECTIVE AGREEMENTS. Investigation into Service Quality Standards, Privacy Protections, and other Consumer Safeguards for Retail Telecommunications Service


ORDER(S) ENTERED DECEMBER 31, 1996

5670/5670A PROCEDURAL ORDER. Board Investigation in re: Department of Public Service's Petition for a Generic Investigation into Expanded Telephone Local Calling Areas AND Board Investigation into Local Service Rate Designs of the Ludlow, Perkinsville, and Topsham Telephone Companies, In Re: EAS Compliance Filings

5883 ORDER RE: MOTION TO STRIKE. Board investigation into Mountain Cable Company d/b/a Adelphia Cable Communications and Better T.V., Inc. of Bennington d/b/a Adelphia Cable Communications re: implementation of unauthorized rates

5928 PREHEARING CONFERENCE PROCEDURAL ORDER. Petition of Sprint Communications Company, L.P. to amend its Certificate of Public Good to authorize the provision of local exchange services on a resold and facilities-based basis throughout Vermont

5929 PREHEARING CONFERENCE PROCEDURAL ORDER. Petition of MCImetro Access Transmission Services, Inc. for a certificate of public good to provide local exchange telecommunications services in the State of Vermont and to resell the services of other carriers.

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