Vermont Public Service Board

 November 1998 Orders and Decisions




ORDER ENTERED NOVEMBER 2, 1998

6107 ORDER RE: SCHEDULE FOR RATE DESIGN.  Tariff filing of Green Mountain Power Corporation requesting a 12.9% rate increase and a rate redesign, to take effect June 22, 1998.



ORDERS ENTERED NOVEMBER 3, 1998

6145 PROCEDURAL ORDER RE: PROTECTIVE AGREEMENT.  Petition of Central Vermont Public Service Corporation for approval of a Fuel Gross Receipts Tax Rebate under 33 V.S.A. Section 2503.

6163 ORDER OPENING INVESTIGATION AND NOTICE OF HEARING.  Investigation into an Amendment to the Special Contract for Centrex Services between New England Telephone and Telegraph Company d/b/a Bell Atlantic-Vermont and the City of Burlington.


 ORDERS ENTERED NOVEMBER 5, 1998

5331-A  ORDER RE: MOTIONS RE: WETLAND AREAS ISSUES.  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.

6086 FINDINGS, ORDER, AND AMENDED CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING PETITION of Family Telecommunications, Inc. for Approval of Acquisition and Change of Name.

6134 FINDINGS AND ORDER GRANTING JOINT PETITION of Innovative Telecom Corporation and Speer Communications Holdings Limited Partnership for Approval of Transfer of Control.

6165 ORDER OPENING INVESTIGATION AND NOTICE OF HEARING.  Petition of Harron Communications Corporation for renewal of its Certificate of Public Good.

6166 ORDER OPENING INVESTIGATION AND NOTICE OF HEARING.  Petition of Jeffersonville Cable TV Corporation for renewal of its Certificate of Public Good.

CPG 305 REPORT, FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING PETITION of Global Tel*Link Corporation for a Certificate of Public Good to Operate as a Reseller of Telecommunications Services Within the State of Vermont.

CPG 423 REPORT, FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING PETITION of Eagle Telecom, Inc. for a Certificate of Public Good to Operate as a Reseller of Telecommunications Services Within the State of Vermont.

CPG 434  REPORT, FINDINGS, ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING PETITION of PaeTec Communications, Inc. for a Certificate of Public Good to Operate as a Reseller of Telecommunications Services Within the State of Vermont.

CPG 445 REPORT, FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING APPLICATION of IMR Capital Corporation d/b/a IMR Telecom for a certificate of public good to offer customer-owned, coin-operated telephone ("COCOT") service in Vermont.



ORDERS ENTERED NOVEMBER 6, 1998

5928 FINDINGS, ORDER, AND AMENDED CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING PETITION of Sprint Communications Company L.P. to amend its Certificate of Public Good to authorize the provision of local exchange services on a resold and facilities-based basis throughout Vermont.

6050 FINDINGS, ORDER, CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD AND CERTIFICATE OF CONSENT GRANTING JOINT PETITION of Citizens Telephone Company of Hammond, N.Y., Inc. ("Citizens"), Vermont Rural Communications Development Corporation, Topsham Telephone Company, Inc. ("Topsham"), Citizens-Vermont Acquisition Corp. and Frank M. Sahlman, Sr. for authority and approval of acquisition by Citizens of all the outstanding shares of common stock of Topsham, and for the issuance of indebtedness by Topsham.

6107 ORDER RE: REQUEST TO MODIFY SCHEDULE.  Tariff filing of Green Mountain Power Corporation requesting a 12.9% rate increase, to take effect June 22, 1998.

6149 PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM RE: SCHEDULE.  Investigation of Washington Electric Cooperative, Inc.'s tariff filing requesting an 8.10 % rate increase, effective October 6, 1998.



 ORDERS ENTERED NOVEMBER 13, 1998

5980 ORDER RE: REQUEST TO DEFER ISSUANCE OF PHASE I ORDER.  Investigation into the Department of Public Service's proposed Energy Efficiency Plan.

6153 FINAL ORDER APPROVING PETITION.  Joint Petition of Teltrust, Inc. for Approval of Pro Forma Transfer of Control. 



ORDERS ENTERED NOVEMBER 18, 1998

6107 PROCEDURAL ORDER RE: PROPOSED SETTLEMENT AND NOTICE OF HEARING.  Tariff filing of Green Mountain Power Corporation requesting a 12.9% rate increase, to take effect June 22, 1998.

6115 ORDER DISMISSING PORTIONS OF TARIFF FILING.  Tariff Filing of New England Telephone and Telegraph Company d/b/a Bell Atlantic-Vermont Proposing Service Quality Guarantee and Customer Specific Pricing Plans, effective July 19, 1998.

6137 FINDINGS AND ORDER APPROVING INTERCONNECTION AGREEMENT between New England Telephone and Telegraph Company d/b/a Bell Atlantic-Vermont and ACC National Telecom Corp.

6138 FINDINGS AND ORDER APPROVING RESALE AGREEMENT between New England Telephone and Telegraph Company d/b/a Bell Atlantic-Vermont and Frontier Telemanagement, Inc.

6139 FINDINGS AND ORDER APPROVING RESALE AGREEMENT between New England Telephone and Telegraph Company d/b/a Bell Atlantic-Vermont and ICG Telecom Group, Inc.

6167 ORDER OPENING INVESTIGATION AND NOTICE OF HEARING.  Investigation into an Alternative Regulation Plan for New England Telephone and Telegraph Company d/b/a Bell Atlantic-Vermont.

CPG 417 REPORT, FINDINGS, ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING PETITION of Teleglobe USA, Inc. for a Certificate of Public Good to Operate as a Reseller of Telecommunications Services Within the State of Vermont.

CPG 418 REPORT, FINDINGS, ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING PETITION of Net2000 Group, Inc. for a Certificate of Public Good to Operate as a Reseller of Telecommunications Services Within the State of Vermont.

CPG 425 REPORT, FINDINGS, ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING PETITION of U.S. Network Services, Inc. for a Certificate of Public Good to Operate as a Reseller of Telecommunications Services Within the State of Vermont.

CPG 427 REPORT, FINDINGS, ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING PETITION of Big Planet, Inc.. for a Certificate of Public Good to Operate as a Reseller of Telecommunications Services Within the State of Vermont.



ORDER ENTERED NOVEMBER 20, 1998

6095 PROCEDURAL ORDER AND NOTICE OF HEARINGS.  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.



CONTRACTS ENTERED NOVEMBER 20, 1998

SC 331 ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Green Mountain Power Corporation and Black Diamond Sportswear USA

SC 334 ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Central Vermont Public Service Corporation and Stratton Corporation ("Stratton" -- Main Delivery Point)

SC 335 ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Central Vermont Public Service Corporation and Stratton Corporation ("Stratton" -- Winhall Pump Delivery Point)

SC 336 ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Central Vermont Public Service Corporation and Ascutney Mountain Resort, Ltd.

SC 337 ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Central Vermont Public Service Corporation and Luzenac America-West Windsor

SC 338 ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Village of Lyndonville Electric Department and Northern Star Ski Corporation

SC 341 ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Green Mountain Power Corporation and Sugarbush Resort Holdings, Inc.



ORDER ENTERED NOVEMBER 24, 1998

6016 FINDINGS AND ORDER APPROVING THE STIPULATION.  Tariff filing of Vermont Gas Systems, Inc. re: proposed rate design changes, the introduction of interruptible and electric generation transportation services, and revisions to its rules & regulations, to take effect November 1, 1997



 CONTRACTS ENTERED NOVEMBER 25, 1998

SC 332 GAS Special Contract between Vermont Gas Systems, Inc. and Lucille Farms

SC 333 GAS Special Contract between Vermont Gas Systems, Inc. and St. Michael's College



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