Vermont Public Service Board

September 1997 Orders and Decisions



ORDER(S) ENTERED SEPTEMBER 03, 1997

5713 AMENDED ORDER RE: PROCEDURAL SCHEDULE FOR REMAINDER OF PHASE II AND GRANTING AT&T'S, SPRINT'S AND C-TEC'S MOTIONS FOR WAIVER OF PSB RULE 2.201(C), GRANTING ALAN D. MANDL'S MOTION FOR LEAVE TO APPEAR, GRANTING C-TEC'S MOTION TO INTERVENE AND GRANTING MOTIONS FOR LEAVE TO APPEAR OF ERIC BRANFMAN AND MORTON J. POSNER. Investigation into new England Telephone and telegraph Company's (NET's) tariff filing re: Open Network Architecture, including the unbundling of Net's network, expanded interconnection, and intelligent networks in re: Phase II

5987 PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM ESTABLISHING SCHEDULE. Petition of Village of Northfield Electric Department for approval to issue revenue bonds, in a principal amount not to exceed $1.2 Million, for capital improvement projects to its distribution system


ORDER(S) ENTERED SEPTEMBER 10, 1997

5983 PROCEDURAL ORDER GRANTING INTERVENTIONS, ALLOWING BOARD MEMBER RUDE'S PARTICIPATION AND ESTABLISHING SCHEDULE. Tariff filing of Green Mountain Power Corporation requesting a 16.715% rate increase, to take effect July 31, 1997

5983 PROCEDURAL ORDER IMPLEMENTING PROTECTIVE AGREEMENT. Tariff filing of Green Mountain Power Corporation requesting a 16.715% rate increase, to take effect July 31, 1997


ORDER(S) ENTERED SEPTEMBER 12, 1997

5833 ORDER CLOSING DOCKET. Investigation into Green Mountain Power Corporation's Integrated Resource Plan filed on June 16, 1995

5834 FINAL ORDER MAKING 8/31/95 ORDER EFFECTIVE UNTIL G.O. 51 IS AMENDED OR 8/31/98 WHICHEVER COMES FIRST AND ORDERING GMP TO NOTIFY BOARD OF ANY 34.5 KV DISTRIBUTION LINE PROJECTS. Petition of Green Mountain Power Corporation for a declaratory ruling, pursuant to 3 V.S.A. Section 808 and PSB Rule 2.403, to interpret and define terms in General Order No. 51

5936 PROCEDURAL ORDER MAINTAINING 9/30/97 DEADLINE FOR COMPLIANCE, ESTABLISHING SCHEDULE, APPROVING MOTIONS FOR WAIVER OF PSB RULE 2.2O1(C), APPROVING WITHDRAWAL OF SCOTT A. SAWYER, APPROVING INTERVENTION OF C-TEC, AND NOTICE OF HEARING (STATUS CONFERENCE) to be held on 9/22/97 at 1:30 at the PSB Hearing Room. 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

5941 FINAL ORDER APPROVING MERGER AND ISSUING CERTIFICATE OF CONSENT. Petition of MCI Communications Corporation and British Telecommunications plc for Approval of an Agreement and Plan of Merger

5982 FINAL ORDER ISSUING CPG. Petition of Central Vermont Public Service Corporation and Husky Injection Molding Systems, Ltd., for a Certificate of Public Good authorizing the construction of a transmission line and substation along North Road in Milton, Vermont

5983 PROCEDURAL ORDER RE: DISCOVERY AND NOTICE OF HEARING RE: DISCOVERY to be held on 9/19/97 at 1:00 p.m. at the PSB hearing room. Tariff filing of Green Mountain Power Corporation requesting a 16.715% rate increase, to take effect July 31, 1997

5985 FINAL ORDER APPROVING MERGER. Petition of EXCEL Communications, Inc. and Telco Communications Group, Inc. for Approval of Agreement and Plan of Merger and Related Transactions

5989 PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM ESTABLISHING SCHEDULE AND GRANTING MOTIONS OF DAILEY AND ROLPH FOR WAIVER OF PSB RULE 2.201(C). Petition of Excel Telecommunications, Inc. for authority to amend its Certificate of Public Good to provide local exchange services in the state of Vermont

5990 PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM ESTABLISHING SCHEDULE AND GRANTING MOTION OF DAILEY FOR WAIVER OF PSB RULE 2.201(C). Petition of Tel-Save, Inc. d/b/a TPC of New Hope for authority to amend its Certificate of Public Good to provide local exchange telecommunications services

5991 PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM ESTABLISHING SCHEDULE AND GRANTIND MOTIONS OF DAILEY AND MELTON FOR WAIVER OF PSB RULE 2.201(C). Petition of LCI International Telecom Corp. for authority to amend its Certificate of Public Good to provide local exchange telecommunications services

6004 FINAL ORDER APPROVING PETITION of Gateway Cablevision Corporation for approval to issue evidences of indebtedness in the amount of $1,400,000


ORDER(S) ENTERED SEPTEMBER 15, 1997

6000 ORDER INITIATING INVESTIGATION AND NOTICE OF HEARING (Prehearing Conference) to be held on 9/23/97 at 9:30 a.m. at the PSB Hearing Room. Petition of New England Telephone and Telegraph Company d/b/a NYNEX for Approval of a Price Regulation Plan Pursuant to 30 V.S.A. 226b


ORDER(S) ENTERED SEPTEMBER 17, 1997

5983 ORDER GRANTING MOTION FOR INDEPENDENT COUNSEL. Tariff filing of Green Mountain Power Corporation requesting a 16.715% rate increase, to take effect July 31, 1997


ORDER(S) ENTERED SEPTEMBER 18, 1997

5650 FINAL ORDER. FALCON CABLE TV SHALL PAY $3,114.82 TO DPS WITHIN 10 DAYS. Request of Falcon Cable TV for Board review of the bill-back charges assessed by the Department of Public Service to Falcon for consulting work done by Fabian J. Bourgeois in re: PSB Docket No. 5452

5841/5859 ORDER THAT THE FINAL ORDER WILL CONTAIN TERMS OF PROBATION. Investigation into Citizens Utilities Company re: alleged investment in facilities without proper regulatory approval, and omission of least-cost analysis of such investments AND Investiation into the existing rates of Citizens Utilities Company

5899 FINAL ORDER GRANTING PETITION of Gary & Patricia Sundberg for authority to abandon the 337 U.S. Route 2 Water System located in Grand Isle, Vermont

5951 FINAL ORDER GRANTING PETITION of Barton Village, Inc., Electric Department for approval to issue debt, of approximately $2.557 million, to finance distribution improvements and demand-side management investments


CONTRACT(S) ENTERED SEPTEMBER 18, 1997

SC 274 ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Central Vermont Public Service Corporation and Rutland Plywood Corporation


ORDER(S) ENTERED SEPTEMBER 22, 1997

5980 ORDER DENYING BED'S REQUEST FOR ADDITIONAL TIME TO CONDUCT DISCOVERY AND GRANTING BED'S REQUEST TO EXTEND TIME FOR PREFILING INTERVENOR TESTIMONY. Investigation into the Department of Public Service's proposed Energy Efficiency Plan


ORDER(S) ENTERED SEPTEMBER 23, 1997

5983 ORDER FINDING GMP HAS NOT WAIVED ATTORNEY-CLIENT PRIVILEGE, AND RECOMMENDATION TO OPEN NEW DOCKET FOR RATE TREATMENT AND PRUDENCE OF HYDRO-QUEBEC CONTRACT. Tariff filing of Green Mountain Power Corporation requesting a 16.715% rate increase, to take effect July 31, 1997


CONTRACT(S) ENTERED SEPTEMBER 24, 1997

SC 275 ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Village of Ludlow Electric Light Department and Okemo Mountain, Inc.

SC 276 ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Town of Stowe Electric Department and Town of Stowe Jackson Ice Arena

SC 279 ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Town of Stowe Electric Department and Mount Mansfield Company, Inc.


ORDER(S) ENTERED SEPTEMBER 30, 1997

5984 FINAL ORDER APPROVING PETITION of Dial & Save of Vermont, Inc. and Telco Holdings, Inc. d/b/a Dial & Save for Approval of a Corporate Reorganization

5986 FINAL ORDER APPROVING PETITION of WorldCom, Inc. d/b/a MFS WorldCom, MFS Intelenet of Vermont, Inc. and WorldCom Technologies Inc. For Authority to Reorganize and For Related Transactions

5999 FINAL ORDER APPROVING JOINT PETITION of Sunshine Water Company, Inc. to sell and Rutland Town Fire District No. 8 to purchase that portion of Sunshine's water system known as the Pico Villa-Prior Drive Water System

CPG 370 REPORT, FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD ISSUED PURSUANT TO 30 V.S.A. 102 AND 231 - GRANTING PETITION of Stewart's Ice Cream Co., Inc. for a Certificate of Public Good to offer customer-owned, coin-operated telephone service in Rutland, Vermont

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