Vermont Public Service Board

May 1997 Orders and Decisions



ORDER(S) ENTERED MAY 1, 1997

5934 ORDER OPENING INVESTIGATION AND NOTICE OF HEARING. Petition of Northern New England Gas Corporation as an Agent for Hydro-Quebec for such approval as may be required of Hydro-Quebec's acquisition of a controlling interest in entities that own Northern New England Gas Corporation


ORDER(S ENTERED MAY 2, 1997

5904 PROCEDURAL ORDER WITH SEVERAL RULINGS RE: DPS' MOTION TO STRIKE TESTIMONY. Investigation into the Existing rates of Vermont Telephone Company, Inc.


ORDER(S) ENTERED MAY 6, 1997

5847/5886 ORDER DENYING ADELPHIA'S MOTION TO EXTEND PREHEARING CONFERENCE. Joint petition of First Carolina Cable TV, L.P. to sell and Mountain Cable Company to purchase the assets of First Carolina's cable television system; and petition of Mountain Cable Company for: (1) a certificate of public good to own and operate said system; and (2) authority to acquire 100% of the voting securities of Young's Cable TV Corp. AND Joint petition re: (1) slae of Small Cities Cable Television, L.P., and Small Cities Cable of Newport, Inc. to Mountain Cable Company d/b/a Adelphia Cable Communications; and (2) certificate of public good to be issued to Mountain Cable Company to own and operate said systems

5936 FIRST PROCEDURAL ORDER ADMITTING PARTIES AND GRANTING REQUESTS TO CONDUCT DISCOVERY WITH CONDITIONS. Investigation into Entry of New England Telephone and Telegraph Company d/b/a NYNEX into InterLATA Services under Section 271 of the Telecommunications Act of 1996

5966 ORDER SUSPENDING RATE DESIGN FILING AND NOTICE OF HEARING. Tariff filing of Washington Electric Cooperative, Inc. re: proposed rate design changes, to take effect May 12, 1997


ORDER(S) ENTERED MAY 7, 1997

5965 ORDER OPENING INVESTIGATION AND NOTICE OF HEARING. Investigation of Washington Electric Cooperative, Inc.'s tariff filing requesting an 8.33% rate increase, to take effect May 12, 1997


ORDER(S) ENTERED MAY 8, 1997

5699 PROCEDURAL ORDER CONCLUDING THAT QSC MUST SELL ITS STOCK OR ASSETS BY 7/3/97. Petition of Quechee Service Company, Inc. for a certificate of public good and for approval of rates, rules and regulations


ORDER(S) ENTERED MAY 13, 1997

5800 ORDER CONCERNING COMPLIANCE FILINGS RE: REFUNDS. Investigation into financial obligations of Brockway Mills Station and SR Hydropower of Brockway Mills, Inc.

5929 PROCEDURAL ORDER SUSPENDING DOCKET UNTIL JUNE 11, 1997. 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


ORDER(S) ENTERED MAY 14, 1997

5928 PROCEDURAL ORDER DIRECTING PARTIES TO FILE A STIPULATION AND DRAFT PROPOSAL FOR DECISION. Petition of Sprint Communications Company, L.P. to amend its Certificate of Public Good to authorize the provision of loacl exchange services on a resold and facilities-based basis throughout Vermont


ORDER(S) ENTERED MAY 19, 1997

CPG 222 REPORT, FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD ISSUED PURSUANT TO 30 V.S.A.  102 AND 231 - GRANTING PETITION. Petition of Premier Telecommunications, Inc. for a certificate of public good to operate as a reseller of telecommunications services within the state of Vermont

CPG 282 REPORT, FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD ISSUED PURSUANT TO 30 V.S.A.  102 AND 231 - GRANTING PETITION. Petition of Business Discount Plan, Inc. for a certificate of public good to operate as a reseller of telecommunications services within the state of Vermont

CPG 293 REPORT, FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD ISSUED PURSUANT TO 30 V.S.A.  102 AND 231 - GRANTING PETITION. Petition of Intermedia Communications, Inc. for a certificate of public good to operate as a reseller of telecommunications services within the state of Vermont

CPG 315 REPORT, FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD ISSUED PURSUANT TO 30 V.S.A.  102 AND 231 - GRANTING PETITION. Petition of Meridian Telecom Corporation for a certificate of public good to operate as a reseller of telecommunications services within the state of Vermont

CPG 332 REPORT, FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD ISSUED PURSUANT TO 30 V.S.A.  102 AND 231 - GRANTING PETITION. Petition of Daniel Garr for a certificate of public good to offer customer-owned, coin-operated telephone service in Winooski, Vermont

CPG 334 REPORT, FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD ISSUED PURSUANT TO 30 V.S.A.  102 AND 231 - GRANTING PETITION. Petition of Schmetterling, Inc. for a certificate of public good to offer customer-owned, coin-operated telephone service in Chittenden, Vermont

5937 FINAL ORDER APPROVING INTERCONNECTION AGREEMENT. Interconnection Agreement between New England Telephone and Telegraph Company d/b/a NYNEX and C-TEC Services, Inc.


ORDER(S) ENTERED MAY 20, 1997

5583 SUPPLEMENTAL FINDINGS AND ORDER GRANTING A 36 DAY EXTENSION TO ISSUE STOCK DIVIDENDS. Petition of Citizens Utilities Company for authorization and approval to issue common stock dividends

5863 PROCEDURAL ORDER GRANTING EXTENSION FOR DPS TO FILE RESPONSE TO CVPS' MOTION FOR RECONSIDERATION. Tariff filing of CVPS, requesting a 14.6% rate increase and the introduction of a Lifeline rate program, to take effect December 1, 1995.

5880 FINAL ORDER GRANTING PETITION. petition of Ludlow Telephone Company for authority to borrow $2,461,200 in low-cost rural Telephone Bank funds

5938 FINAL ORDER APPROVING INTERCONNECTION AGREEMENT. Interconnection Agreement between New England Telephone and Telegraph Company d/b/a NYNEX and United States Cellular Corporation

5939 FINAL ORDER APPROVING INTERCONNECTION AGREEMENT. Interconnection Agreement between NYNEX Corporation and NYNEX Mobile Limited Partnership1, Cellco Partnership, Bell Atlantic NYNEX Mobile, Inc., and Vermotn RSA Limited Partnership

5948 FINAL ORDER APPROVING INTERCONNECTION AGREEMENT. Interconnection Agreement between New england Telephone and Telegraph Company and Atlantic Cellular Company, L.P.

5950 FINAL ORDER APPROVING TRANSFER OF ASSETS AND AMENDING CPG. Petition of Sunshine Water Company, Inc. requesting approval to transfer ownership of a portion of its water system known as Killington Heights Water system to the Rutland Town Fire Diestric No. 5


ORDER(S) ENTERED MAY 22, 1997

5866 ORDER DISMISSING ISSUES PERTAINING TO QUALITY OF SERVICE. 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

5970 ORDER SUSPENDING RATE REQUEST AND NOTICE OF HEARING (Prehearing Conference) to be held on 6/5/97 at 9:30 a.m. at Green Mountain Power Conference Room #1, Green Mountain Drive, Montpelier, VT. Tariff filing of Vermont Gas Systems, Inc. requesting a 6.0% increase in its rates, to take effect May 29, 1997


ORDER(S) ENTERED MAY 23, 1997

5975 ORDER SUSPENDING TARIFF FILING AND NOTICE OF HEARING (Prehearing Conference) to be held on 6/19/97 at 9:30 a.m. at Public Service Board Hearing Room. In Re: Village of Ludlow Electric Light Department's Proposed Unbundling Tariff


CONTRACT(S) ENTERED MAY 27, 1997

SC 264 Electric Special Contract approval between Central Vermont Public Service Corporation and Voluntary Interruptible Service Customers

SC 268 Electric Special Contract approval between Green Mountain Power Corporation and Voluntary Interruptible Service Customers

SC 270 Electric Special Contract approval between City of Burlington Electric Department and Voluntary Interruptible Service Customers


ORDER(S) ENTERED MAY 29, 1997

5778 ORDER APPROVING VELCO'S REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF TIME BEYOND JUNE 1, 1997 TO REMOVE ROCK ISLANDS IN LAKE CHAMPLAIN. Petition of Vermont Electric Power Company, Inc. for a certificate of public good under 30 V.S.A. 248 for site preparation and construction of a permanent replacement for the segment of the PV20 transmission line between Milton and South Hero, Vermont

5841/5859 PROCEDURAL ORDER DENYING MR. AVERY'S MOTION FOR PERMISSION TO FILE PROPOSED FINDINGS. Investigation into Citizens Utilities Company re: alleged investment in facilities without proper regulatory approval, and omission of least-cost analysis of such investments AND Investigation into the existing rates of Citizens Utilities Company


CONTRACT(S) ENTERED MAY 29, 1997

SC 255 Electric Special Contract approval between City of Burlington Electric Department and McKenzie, L.L.C.

SC 259 Electric Special Contract approval between Central Vermont Public Service Corporation and Town of West Rutland, Vermont

SC 261 Electric Special Contract approval between Central Vermont Public Service Corporation and Luzenac America, Inc.

SC 262 Electric Special Contract approval between Central Vermont Public Service Corporation and Town of Brandon, Vermont

SC 263 Electric Special Contract approval between Central Vermont Public Service Corporation and Agri-Mark, Inc.

SC 267 Electric Special Contract approval between Green Mountain Power Corporation and Jogbra, Inc.

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