Vermont Public Service Board

 December 1998 Orders and Decisions




CONTRACT ENTERED DECEMBER 1, 1998

SC 234 GAS Special Contract between Vermont Gas Systems, Inc. and International Business Machines, Inc.



ORDER ENTERED DECEMBER 2, 1998

6154 FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING PETITION of Endless Energy Corporation for a Certificate of Public Good Pursuant to 30 V.S.A. section 248 (j) for Installation of Three Temporary Wind Measurement Towers on Little Equinox Mountain in Manchester, Vermont.



 ORDERS ENTERED DECEMBER 3, 1998

6097 FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING PETITION of Comm South Companies, Inc. for a certificate of public good to provide local exchange telecommunications services in the State of Vermont.

6101 ORDER RE: PROPOSED EXTENSION OF EFFECTIVE PERIOD OF CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD HELD BY MOUNTAIN CABLE COMPANY.  Petition for renewal of certificates of public good held by Mountain Cable Company d/b/a Adelphia Cable Communications.

6141 FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF CONSENT GRANTING JOINT PETITION of Richmond Cable Television Corporation (Richmond), Lake Champlain Cable Television Corporation (Lake Champlain) and Mountain Cable Company d/b/a Adelphia Cable Communications (Mountain Cable) for authority to transfer all of Richmond and Lake Champlain's issued and outstanding shares to Mountain Cable.

6148 FINDINGS AND ORDER APPROVING PETITION of Vermont Public Power Supply Authority on behalf of Town of Hardwick Electric Department, Village of Lyndonville Electric Department, Village of Morrisville Water & Light Department, and Swanton Village Electric Department for approval of a fuel gross receipts tax credit under 33 V.S.A. Section 2503.

6152 ORDER CLOSING DOCKET.  Petition of Paging Network, Inc. for Arbitration Pursuant to Sections 251 & 252(b) of the Telecommunications Act of 1996 to Establish an Interconnection Agreement with New England Telephone and Telegraph Company d/b/a Bell Atlantic-Vermont.

CPG 428 REPORT, FINDINGS, ORDER AND CPG GRANTING PETITION of Main Street Telephone Company for a Certificate of Public Good to Operate as a Reseller of Telecommunications Services Within the State of Vemont.

CPG 430 REPORT, FINDINGS, ORDER AND CPG GRANTING PETITION of Primecall, Inc. for a Certificate of Public Good to Operate as a Reseller of Telecommunications Services Within the State of Vermont.

CPG 432 REPORT, FINDINGS, ORDER AND CPG GRANTING PETITION of FaxNet Corporation for a Certificate of Public Good to Operate as a Reseller of Telecommunications Services Within the State of Vermont.



ORDERS ENTERED DECEMBER 4, 1998

5841/5859 ORDER RE: CITIZENS' REQUEST TO MODIFY 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.

6143 FINDINGS AND ORDER APPROVING PETITION of Vermont Gas Systems, Inc. for approval of a fuel gross receipts tax rebate under 33 V.S.A. Section 2503(e).

6144 FINDINGS AND ORDER APPROVING PETITION of Green Mountain Power Corporation for approval of a fuel gross receipts tax rebate under 33 V.S.A. Section 2503(e).

6145 FINDINGS AND ORDER APPROVING PETITION of Central Vermont Public Service Corporation for approval of a fuel gross receipts tax rebate under 33 V.S.A. Section 2503(e).

6146 FINDINGS AND ORDER APPROVING PETITION of Citizens Utilities Company for approval of a fuel gross receipts tax rebate under 33 V.S.A. Section 2503(e).

6147 FINDINGS AND ORDER APPROVING PETITION of Washington Electric Cooperative, Inc. for approval of a fuel gross receipts tax rebate under 33 V.S.A. Section 2503 (e).

6159 PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM RE: INTERVENTION AND SCHEDULE.  Petition of EZ Talk Communications, L.L.C., for a certificate of public good to provide local exchange telecommunications services in the state of Vermont.

6164 PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM RE: SCHEDULE.  Petition and complaint of Green Mountain Power Corporation ("GMP") for a determination of Dig Safe liability between GMP and Sprint Communications Company L.P.



CONTRACTS ENTERED DECEMBER 4, 1998

SC 342 GAS Special Contract approval between Vermont Gas Systems, Inc. and Essex Town School District.

SC 343 GAS Special Contract approval between Vermont Gas Systems, Inc. and The Fonda Group.

SC 344 GAS Special Contract approval between Vermont Gas Systems, Inc. and St. Albans Cooperative Creamery, Inc.

SC 345 GAS Special Contract approval between Vermont Gas Systems, Inc. and Fletcher Allen Health Care.

SC 346 GAS Special Contract approval between Vermont Gas Systems, Inc. and Christ The King School.

SC 348 GAS Special Contract approval between Vermont Gas Systems, Inc. and Essex Community Educational Center, Union District #46.

SC 349 GAS Special Contract approval between Vermont Gas Systems, Inc. and Eveready Battery Company, Inc.

SC 350 GAS Special Contract approval between Vermont Gas Systems, Inc. and South Burlington School District.

SC 354 GAS Special Contract approval between Vermont Gas Systems, Inc. and General Dynamics Armament Systems, Inc.



ORDER ENTERED DECEMBER 7, 1998

6171 PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM RE: SCHEDULE.  Petition for Approval of Merger by Waitsfield-Fayston Telephone Company, Inc. and Champlain Valley Telecom, Inc.



ORDER ENTERED DECEMBER 8, 1998

6161 PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM RE: SCHEDULE.  Petition of Dakota Services, Ltd. for a certificate of public good to provide local exchange telecommunications services in the State of Vermont.



CONTRACTS ENTERED DECEMBER 8, 1998

SC 351 ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Central Vermont Public Service Corporation and Middlebury College.

SC 352 ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Central Vermont Public Service Corporation and Woodstock Resort Corporation d/b/a Suicide Six Ski Area.



ORDER ENTERED DECEMBER 9, 1998

6095 PROCEDURAL ORDER RE: MOTIONS.  Complaints of Philip Goodman, John H. Macomber, Peter J. Belli and Dale Carman, and all other persons similarly situated, vs. Central Vermont Public Service Corporation Re: charges for electric service.



CONTRACT ENTERED DECEMBER 9, 1998

SC 353 ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Central Vermont Public Service Corporation and Killington, Ltd.



ORDERS ENTERED DECEMBER 10, 1998

5713 ORDER RE: REQUEST FOR AN EXTENSION OF FILING DEADLINE AND FURTHER PROCEEDINGS ON THE UNE-PLATFORM.  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: LPIC changes, customer service representative survey and UNE-P.

6067 PROCEDURAL ORDER RE: PROTECTIVE AGREEMENT.  Investigation Re: Petition of the Department of Public Service for sanctions against Business Discount Plan, Inc. for violation of Board Rule 4.700.



ORDERS ENTERED DECEMBER 11, 1998

6107 ORDER RE: STAY OF PROCEEDING AND TEMPORARY RATES PURSUANT TO MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING.  Tariff filing of Green Mountain Power Corporation requesting a 12.9% rate increase, to take effect June 22, 1998.

6109 ORDER RE: CONTINUANCE.  Tariff filing of Vermont Electric Cooperative, Inc. in re: proposed rate design changes and the unbundling of retail rates.

6120 ORDER RE: TEMPORARY RATES PURSUANT TO MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING.  Tariff filing of Central Vermont Public Service Corporation requesting a 12.9% rate increase, to take effect July 27, 1998.

6140 ORDER RE: TECHNICAL CONFERENCES.  Investigation into the reform of Vermont's Electric Power Supply.



ORDER ENTERED DECEMBER 14, 1998

6171 FINDINGS, ORDER, CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD, AND CERTIFICATE OF CONSENT GRANTING JOINT PETITION for approval of (1) Merger by Waitsfield-Fayston Telephone Company, Inc. and Champlain Valley Telecom, Inc.; (2) assumption of indebtedness; and (3) amendments to Articles of Association.



ORDERS ENTERED DECEMBER 21, 1998

6124 FINDINGS, ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF CONSENT GRANTING JOINT PETITION of IXC Communications Services, Inc. and Switched Services Communications, L.L.C. for Approval of Agreement and Plan of Merger.

6126 FINDINGS, ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING JOINT PETITION of Econophone, Inc. and Econophone Services, Inc. for approval of corporate restructuring.

6168 FINDINGS AND ORDER GRANTING PETITION of Network Plus, Inc. for Approval of a Transfer of Control.

6169 FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF CONSENT GRANTING JOINT PETITION of Davel Holdings, Inc. and People's Telephone Company, Inc. for Approval of Agreement and Plan of Merger.

6170 ORDER AMENDING CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD TO REFLECT NAME CHANGE AND AMENDED CPG GRANTING JOINT PETITION of  IXC Long Distance, Inc. and Network Long Distance, Inc. to Amend Respective Certificates of Public Good to Reflect Name Changes.

CPG 435  FINDINGS AND ORDER GRANTING PETITION of Paradigm Communications Corporation, Inc. d/b/a Global Communications Network for a Certificate of Public Good to Operate as a Reseller of Telecommunications Services Within the State of Vermont.

CPG 441  FINDINGS AND ORDER GRANTING PETITION of Premiercom, Inc. for a Certificate of Public Good to Operate as a Reseller of Telecommunications Services Within the State of Vermont.



ORDERS ENTERED DECEMBER 23, 1998

5863 ORDER CLOSING DOCKET.  Tariff filing of Central Vermont Public Service Corporation requesting a 14.6% rate increase and the introduction of a Lifeline rate program, to take effect December 1, 1995.

6140 PROCEDURAL ORDER RE: SUBMISSIONS DEADLINE.  Investigation into the Reform of Vermont's Electric Power Supply.

6181 ORDER OPENING INVESTIGATION AND NOTICE OF HEARING.  Investigation into the Use of a Net Metering System for the Purchase and Sale of Electricity from Small Electrical Generating Systems to and from Electric Companies.



ORDER ENTERED DECEMBER 31, 1998

5918 SECOND ORDER DESIGNATING ELIBIBLE TELECOMMUNICATIONS CARRIERS In re: Designation of Eligible Telecommunication Carriers Under the Telecommunications Act of 1996.



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