Vermont Public Service Board

May 1998 Orders and Decisions



ORDERS ENTERED MAY 1, 1998

5992 FINAL ORDER APPROVING PETITION of US WEST Interprise America, Inc. for a certificate of public good to provide intrastate telecommunications services, including local exchange service

5993 FINAL ORDER APPROVING PETITION of !NTERPRISE-Hyperion of Vermont Data Communications to amend its Certificate of Public Good to authorize intrastate telecommunications services, including local exchange service


ORDERS ENTERED MAY 6, 1998

6061 PROCEDURAL ORDER ESTABLISHING SCHEDULE. Petition of Starksboro Aqueduct Company to relinquish its Certificate of Public Good

6063 PROCEDURAL ORDER ESTABLISHING SCHEDULE. Petition of Northern Star Water Corporation for a certificate of public good to own and operate a water system located in East Burke, Vermont, known as the Burke Mountain Water System


ORDERS ENTERED MAY 12, 1998

5723 FINAL ORDER DISMISSING DOCKET. Petition of certain ratepayers of Vermont Electric Cooperative, Inc. (VEC), requesting an investigation into: (1) VEC's bylaws relating to the election of trustees; and (2) issues relating to a redistricting plan

5831 ORDER RE: MOTION FOR EXTENSION OF TIME TO FILE AMENDED PETITION AND MOTION TO DISMISS COMPLAINT. Petition of Victor R. Polewsky d/b/a Vic's Electric and Communications v. New England Telephone and Telegraph Company d/b/a NYNEX, and Frontier Communications of New England, Inc. d/b/a Frontier In Re: dispute concerning the quality of services provided by and the business practices of NYNEX and Frontier

5956 FINAL ORDER APPROVING JOINT PETITION of Group Long Distance, Inc. and Eastern Telecommunications Incorporated for approval of a stock purchase agreement

5967 FINAL ORDER APPROVING PETITION of Central Vermont Public Service Corporation for approval of the issuance of securities under its stock option plan for key employees

5968 FINAL ORDER APPROVING PETITION of Central Vermont Public Service Corporation for approval of the issuance of securities under its restricted stock plan for non-employee directors and key employees

6055 FINAL ORDER APPROVING JOINT PETITION for authority to transfer control of LDM Systems, Inc. to RSL COM U.S.A., Inc.

6056 FINAL ORDER APPROVING JOINT PETITION of SmarTalk TeleServices, Inc. and American Express Telecom, Inc. for approval of a stock purchase agreement and revocation of certificate of public good issued to American Express Telecom, Inc.

6064 FINAL ORDER APPROVING PETITION of Central Vermont Public Service Corporation for authority to relocate a portion of an existing 46 kV transmission line to accommodate quarry expansion efforts by OMYA, Inc., in the Town of Middlebury, Vermont

6071 FINAL ORDER APPROVING PETITION of TotalTel USA Communications, inc. to amend its Certificate of Public Good to reflect a name change to TotalTel, Inc.

6079 FINAL ORDER APPROVING PETITION of Citizens Utilities Company for authorization and approval to guarantee the issuance of up to $294,500,000 or revenue bonds, and to issue up to $1,000,000,000 of securities


ORDERS ENTERED MAY 13, 1998

5841/5859 ORDER DECLINING CITIZENS' MOTION TO ALTER OR AMEND. 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

5947 PROCEDURAL ORDER RE: SCHEDULING. Joint Petition of Alpine Haven Water Company, Inc. and Alpine Haven Property Owner's Association, Inc. for approval of the sale of all of the assets of the water company to the property owners


ORDER ENTERED MAY 19, 1998

6074 PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM ESTABLISHING SCHEDULE. Investigation into confidentiality of customer bills of Barton Village, inc. Electric Department


ORDERS ENTERED MAY 20, 1998

5801 FINAL ORDER APPROVING PETITIONS of Murray R. Lewis and Bertha Lewis d/b/a Pownal Water Company to sell certain assets of the water company

5932 FINAL ORDER APPROVING STIPULATION. Investigation into the existing rates of The Helicon Group, L.P. d/b/a Helicon Cablevision of Vermont

6032 FINAL ORDER APPROVING JOINT PETITION for authority for Teltrust, Inc. to acquire control of Quest Telecommunications, Inc.

6070 FINAL ORDER APPROVING JOINT PETITION of Teleport Communications Group, Inc. and AT&T Corporation for approval of agreement and plan of merger

6072 FINAL ORDER APPROVING JOINT PETITION for approval of the transfer of certain assets of Atlantic Cellular Company, L.P. to RCC Atlantic, Inc. and Petition of RCC Atlantic, Inc. for a certificate of public good to provide telecommunications services in Vermont and Joint Petition for approval of the transfer of certain assets of Atlantic Cellular Company, L.P. to RCC Atlantic, Inc. and Petition of RCC Atlantic Long Distance, Inc. for a certificate of public good to provide telecommunications services in Vermont

6077 INTERIM PROPOSAL FOR DECISION APPROVING THREE SPECIAL CONTRACTS, WITH CONDITIONS, FOR A PERIOD OF ONE YEAR. Investigation into three special contracts filed by New England Telephone and Telegraph Company d/b/a Bell Atlantic-Vermont

6081 FINAL ORDER APPROVING JOINT PETITION of Qwest Communications International, Inc., LCI International, Inc., LCI International Telecom Corp. and USLD Communications, Inc. for approval of agreement and plan of merger


ORDERS ENTERED MAY 21, 1998

6022 ORDER GRANTING INDEPENDENTS' MOTION TO INTERVENE. Petition of AT&T Communications of New England, Inc. for authority to amend its Certificate of Public Good to provide local exchange telecommunications services in the state of Vermont

6025 ORDER GRANTING INDEPENDENTS' MOTION TO INTERVENE. Petition of Sterling International Funding, Inc., d/b/a Reconex, for a certificate of public good to provide local exchange telecommunications services in the state of Vermont

6026 ORDER GRANTING INDEPENDENTS' MOTION TO INTERVENE. Petition of LDM Systems, Inc. for authority to amend its certificate of public good to provide local exhange telecommunications in the state of Vermont

6039 STATUS CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM ESTABLISHING SCHEDULE AND GRANTING MOTIONS TO INTERVENE. Petition of New England Power Company (1) for authority to transfer its hydroelectric generation facilities located in Vermont to USGen New England, Inc.; (2) for findings under 18 C.F.R. 365.3(b); and (3) for a declination of jurisdiction over or consent to the issuance of up to $100,000,000 in long-term debt and the execution of mortgage indentures or other financing agreements in connection therewith; AND petition of USGen for a certificate of public good to own and operate hydroelectric generating facilities in Vermont and for de mminimis regulation

6052 ORDER GRANTING INDEPENDENTS' MOTION TO INTERVENE. Petition of North American Telecommunications Corporation for a certificate of public good to operate as a local and long distance provider of telecommunications services in Vermont


ORDER ENTERED MAY 22, 1998

6084 PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM GRANTING MOTIONS TO INTERVENE AND ESTABLISHING SCHEDULE. Investigation into Universal Service Fund Charge for Fiscal Year 1999


CONTRACTS ENTERED MAY 22, 1998

SC 294 ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Green Mountain Power Corporation and International Business Machines Corporation

SC 307 ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Swanton Village, Inc. Electric Department and Brown Foundry, Inc.

SC 308 ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Green Mountain Power Corporation and Sands, Taylor and Wood Company a/k/a King Arthur Flour

SC 312 ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Central Vermont Public Service Corporation and Husky Injection Molding Systems, Ltd.


ORDERS ENTERED MAY 26, 1998

6083 PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM ESTABLISHING SCHEDULE. Investigation of Town of Stowe Electric Department's tariff filing requesting a 4.47% rate increase, to take effect March 1, 1998

CPG 387 REPORT, FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD ISSUED PURSUANT TO 30 V.S.A. Sections 102 and 231 - GRANTING PETITION of Buehner-Fry, Inc. d/b/a Resort Operator Services and d/b/a Directdial USA for a Certificate of Public Good to operate as a reseller of telecommunications services within the state of Vermont.

CPG 401 REPORT, FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD ISSUED PURSUANT TO 30 V.S.A. Sections 102 and 231 - GRANTING PETITION of Nova Telecom, Inc. for a Certificate of Public Good to operate as a reseller of telecommunications services within the state of Vermont.


ORDERS ENTERED MAY 27, 1998

5817 ORDER CLOSING DOCKET. Investigation into possible revocation of Certificate of Public Good of Duxbury Water Company, Inc.

6065 FINAL ORDER APPROVING JOINT PETITION of Primus Telecommunications Group, Inc. and TresCom International, Inc. for approval of agreement and plan of merger


ORDER ENTERED MAY 28, 1998

5962 ORDER CLOSING DOCKET. Petition of North American Telecommunications Corporation vs. New England Telephone and Telegraph Company d/b/a NYNEX re: dispute concerning the implementation and enforcement of a contract between Petitioner and NYNEX

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