Vermont Public Service Board

March 1998 Orders and Decisions



ORDERS ENTERED MARCH 12, 1998

5860 FINAL ORDER ACCEPTING STIPULATION AND GRANTING EXTENSION OF TIME TO ISSUE SECURITIES. Petition of Citizens Utilities Company for Authorization and Approval to guarantee the issuance of up to $189,500,000 of Revenue Bonds

5924 ORDER AMENDING CPG TO REFLECT NAME CHANGE. Petition of GlobalOne, Inc. to amend its Certificate of Public Goof to reflect a name chane to MetroLink Communications, Inc.

5944 FINAL ORDER APPROVING PETITION for authority to transfer control of Capital Network Systems, Inc. to AMNEX, Inc. and for a Certificate of Public Good for American Network Exchange, Inc.

5973 FINAL ORDER APPROVING JOINT PETITION of Touch 1 Long Distance, Inc. for a Certificate of Public Good and Touch 1 Communications Company, Inc. for authority to transfer selected assets

5974 FINAL ORDER APPROVING JOINT PETITION of Network Long Distance, Inc. and United Wats, Inc. for approval of a share exchange agreement

6018 ORDER RE: CONTINUANCE AND NOTICE OF HEARING (STATUS CONFERENCE). Tariff filing of Central Vermont Public Service Corporation requesting a 6.6% rate increase, to take effect November 6, 1997

6018 ORDER IMPLEMENTING PROTECTIVE AGREEMENT. Tariff filing of Central Vermont Public Service Corporation requesting a 6.6% rate increase, to take effect November 6, 1997

6035 FINAL ORDER APPROVING INTERCONNECTION AGREEMENT between New England Telephone and Telegraph Company d/b/a Bell Atlantic- Vermont and CTC Communications Corporation

6042 FINAL ORDER DETERMINING PETITION TO BE MOOT. Petition of Citizens Utilities Company for a waiver of the prohibition against site preparation for and construction of transmission facilities prior to the issuance of a certificate of public good in re: the installation of 34.5 kV insulators along an eight-pole span of distribution line in Grand Isle County that were damaged by a severe ice storm

6044/6045/6046 PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM ESTABLISHING SCHEDULE. Petition of Citizens Utilities Company for a certificate of public good for the construction of a three-phase 34.5 kV line between Island Pond and Bloomfield, Vermont; Petition of Citizens Utilities Company for a certificate of public good for approval of the construction of the 46/12.47 kV substation located at H.K. Webster plant in Richrford, VT; and Petition of Citizens Utilities Company for a certificate of public good for approval of the construction of the 46/12.47 kV substation located at the Burton Hill substation in Barton, Vermont

6059 FINAL ORDER APPROVING PETITION of Vermont Public Power Supply Authority for Authority to Issue Refunding Obligations in the amount of $31,850,000 in re: McNeil Project


ORDER ENTERED MARCH 17, 1998

5983 ORDER GRANTING GMP'S MOTION TO EXTEND TIME TO MARCH 20, 1998 TO FILE A MOTION TO ALTER, AMEND OR OTHERWISE RECONSIDER THE 2/27/98 ORDER. Tariff filing of Green Mountain Power Corporation requesting a 16.715% rate increase, to take effect July 31, 1997


ORDERS ENTERED MARCH 19, 1998

5331-A HEARING OFFICER'S DECISION GRANTING VERMONT MARBLE'S MOTION TO INTERVENE. Petition of Citizens Utilities Company for an amended Certificate of Public Good, pursuant to 30 V.S.A. Section 248, for revisions to its 120 KV Transmission Project located between Derby Line and Richford, Vermont

6018 PROCEDURAL ORDER ESTABLISHING SCHEDULE AND NOTICE OF ORAL ARGUMENT. Tariff filing of Central Vermont Public Service Corporation requesting a 6.6% rate increase, to take effect November 6, 1997

6029 ORDER APPROVING MERGER. Joint petition of SmarTel Communications, inc. and SmarTalk TeleServices, Inc. for Approval of Agreement and Plan of Merger

6048 ORDER APPROVING SHARE CHANGE AGREEMENT. Joint Petition of Matrix Telecom, Inc. and AvTel Communications, Inc. for Approval of a Share Exchange Agreement

6062 ORDER APPROVING PETITION of VEPP, Inc. for temporary dispensation with certain security requirements pertaining to Ryegate Associates

CPG 337 REPORT, FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD ISSUED PURSUANT TO 30 V.S.A. Sections 102 and 231 - GRANTING PETITION of GST Net, Inc. for a Certificate of Public Good to operate as a reseller of telecommunications services within the state of Vermont.


ORDERS ENTERED MARCH 20, 1998

6000 ORDER DENYING MOTIONS FOR RECONSIDERATION.  Petition of New England Telephone and Telegraph Company d/b/a Bell Atlantic-Vermont for approval of a price regulation plan pursuant to 30 V.S.A. Section 226b.

CPG 262 REPORT, FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD ISSUED PURSUANT TO 30 V.S.A. Sections 102 and 231 - GRANTING PETITION of Pantel Communications, Inc. for a Certificate of Public Good to operate as a reseller of telecommunications services within the state of Vermont.

CPG 309 REPORT, FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD ISSUED PURSUANT TO 30 V.S.A. Sections 102 and 231 - GRANTING PETITION of The Phonco, Inc. d/b/a Pennsylvania Network Services Long Distance for a Certificate of Public Good to operate as a reseller of telecommunications services within the state of Vermont.

CPG 311 REPORT, FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD ISSUED PURSUANT TO 30 V.S.A. Sections 102 and 231 - GRANTING PETITION of Qwest Communications Corporation d/b/a Qwest Communications Corporation of Delaware for a Certificate of Public Good to operate as a reseller of telecommunications services within the state of Vermont.

CPG 321 REPORT, FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD ISSUED PURSUANT TO 30 V.S.A. Sections 102 and 231 - GRANTING PETITION of Bell South Long Distance, Inc. for a Certificate of Public Good to operate as a reseller of telecommunications services within the state of Vermont.

CPG 350 REPORT, FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD ISSUED PURSUANT TO 30 V.S.A. Sections 102 and 231 - GRANTING PETITION of International Charity Network, Inc. for a Certificate of Public Good to operate as a reseller of telecommunications services within the state of Vermont.

CPG 353 REPORT, FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD ISSUED PURSUANT TO 30 V.S.A. Sections 102 and 231 - GRANTING PETITION of Easton Telecom Services, Inc. for a Certificate of Public Good to operate as a reseller of telecommunications services within the state of Vermont.


ORDERS ENTERED MARCH 24, 1998

5983 PROCEDURAL ORDER ESTABLISHING SCHEDULE AND NOTICE OF ORAL ARGUMENT. Tariff filing of Green Mountain Power Corporation requesting a 16.715% rate increase, to take effect July 31, 1997

6018 ORDER DISMISSING APPEAL.  Tariff filing of Central Vermont Public Service Corporation requesting a 6.6% rate increase, to take effect November 6, 1997


ORDERS ENTERED MARCH 27, 1998

6060 FINAL ORDER APPROVING PETITION of Vermont Electric Power Company, Inc. for authority to issue $12,343,000 principal amount of Series L First Mortgage Bonds and to mortgage property as security therefor


ORDERS ENTERED MARCH 31, 1998

6066 ORDER OPENING INVESTIGATION AND NOTICE OF HEARING. Investigation into New England Telephone and Telegraph Company d/b/a Bell Atlantic-Vermont's implementation of special contracts

6067 ORDER OPENING INVESTIGATION AND NOTICE OF HEARING. Investigation Re: Petition of the Department of Public Service for sanctions against Business Discount Plan, inc. for violation of Board Rule 4.700

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