Vermont Public Service Board

October 1998 Orders and Decisions



ORDER ENTERED OCTOBER 1, 1998

6108 PROCEDURAL ORDER RE: SCHEDULE.  Investigation into preparations by Vermont utilities for computer operations in the year 2000.



CONTRACT ENTERED OCTOBER 2, 1998

S.C. #319 TELECOMMUNICATIONS Special Contract approval between New England Telephone & Telegraph Company d/b/a Bell Atlantic-Vermont and an individual customer identified under seal.



CONTRACT ENTERED OCTOBER 5, 1998
 
S.C. #152 TELECOMMUNICATIONS Special Contract approval between New England Telephone & Telegraph Company d/b/a Bell Atlantic-Vermont and Green Mountain College.


 ORDERS ENTERED OCTOBER 6, 1998

6067 PROCEDURAL ORDER RE: SCHEDULE.  Investigation Re: Petition of the Department of Public Service for Sanctions Against Business Discount Plan, Inc. for Violation of Board Rule 4.700.

6127 FINDINGS AND ORDER APPROVING RESALE AGREEMENT between New England Telephone and Telegraph Company d/b/a Bell Atlantic-Vermont and Net-tel Corporation.

6077 SECOND PROCEDURAL ORDER RE: INTERVENTION AND SCHEDULE.  Investigation into three special contracts filed by New England Telephone and Telegraph Company d/b/a Bell Atlantic-Vermont.



ORDERS ENTERED OCTOBER 7, 1998

4817  FINAL ORDER APPROVING PETITION of Central Vermont Public Service Corporation and Central Vermont Public Service Corporation-East Barnet Hydroelectric, Inc. for Consent to the Second Amendment and the Third Amendment to Letter of Credit and Reimbursement Agreement with Toronto-Dominion Bank regarding East Barnet Revenue Bonds.

4945 FINAL ORDER APPROVING PETITION of Central Vermont Public Service Corporation for Consent to the First Amendment and the Second Amendment to Letter of Credit and Reimbursement Agreement with Toronto-Dominion Bank regarding Seabrook Pollution Bonds.

5043 FINAL ORDER APPROVING PETITION of Central Vermont Public Service Corporation for Consent to Amendment No. 3 and Amendment No. 4 to Letter of Credit and Reimbursement Agreement with Toronto-Dominion Bank regarding Millstone Pollution Bonds.

6058 FINAL ORDER APPROVING PETITION of Central Vermont Public Service Corporation for Consent to Issue up to $50 million Aggregate Amount of Notes Pursuant to a Credit Agreement among the Company, Toronto Dominion (Texas), Inc. (Agent) and the Lenders Specified Therein; Petitions for Approval of Second Amendment and Third Amendment to Credit Agreement, including Amended Notes, Open-End Mortgage, Security Agreement and Collateral Agency Agreement.



ORDERS ENTERED OCTOBER 8, 1998

5713 PHASE II ORDER RE: FEDERAL PREEMPTION OF STATES' AUTHORITY TO REQUIRE THE RECOMBINATION OF UNBUNDLED NETWORK ELEMENTS.  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 the intelligent networks in re: Phase II, Module Two.

5762 ORDER GRANTING 30-DAY CONTINUANCE.  Petition of Hurley Cavacas to require the Vermont Marble Power Division of OMYA, Inc. to offer residential energy efficiency fuel-switching services.

6131 FINAL ORDER APPROVING PETITION of the Vermont Department of Public Service for approval of a telecommunications equipment grant program and the proposed contract(s) for vendors to distribute the equipment.

6135 ORDER ON PETITION FOR DECLARATORY RULING.  Investigation Into Petition of Energy East Corporation for a declaratory ruling.



 ORDERS ENTERED OCTOBER 9, 1998

CPG 436 REPORT, FINDINGS, ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING APPLICATION of Ameritech Payphone Services, Inc. for a certificate of public good to offer customer-owned, coin-operated telephone ("COCOT") service in Vermont.

CPG 437 REPORT, FINDINGS, ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING APPLICATION  of PhoneTel Technologies, Inc. for a certificate of public good to offer customer-owned, coin-operated telephone ("COCOT") service in Vermont.

CPG 438 REPORT, FINDINGS, ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING APPLICATION of Metrophone Telecommunications, Inc. for a certificate of public good to offer customer-owned, coin-operated telephone ("COCOT") service in Vermont.

CPG 440 REPORT, FINDINGS, ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING APPLICATION of SmartStop, Inc. for a certificate of public good to offer customer-owned, coin-operated telephone ("COCOT") service in Vermont.

CPG 446 REPORT, FINDINGS, ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING APPLICATION of Michael St. Pierre on behalf of Vermont Village Cycling Inc. for a certificate of public good to offer customer-owned, coin-operated telephone ("COCOT") service in Vermont.



CONTRACTS ENTERED OCTOBER 9, 1998

SC 320 GAS Special Contract approval between Vermont Gas Systems, Inc. ("VGS") and Rock-Tenn Company, Mill Division, Inc. ("Rock-Tenn").

SC 323 GAS Special Contract approval between Vermont Gas Systems, Inc. ("VGS") and the City of Burlington Electric Department ("BED").



ORDERS ENTERED OCTOBER 13, 1998

6077 PROCEDURAL ORDER RE: PROTECTIVE AGREEMENTS.  Investigation into three special contracts filed by New England Telephone and Telegraph company d/b/a Bell Atlantic-Vermont.

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



ORDERS ENTERED OCTOBER 15, 1998

6128 PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM RE: INTERVENTION AND SCHEDULE.  Petition of Preferred Carrier Services Inc. for a certificate of public good to provide local exchange telecommunications services in the state of Vermont.

6129 PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM RE: MOTION AND SCHEDULE.  In Re: Resale Agreement between New England Telephone and Telegraph Company d/b/a Bell Atlantic-Vermont and Preferred Carrier Services, Inc. d/b/a Phones For All (Spanish) Telefonos Para Todos.

6130 PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM RE: INTERVENTION AND SCHEDULE.  Petition of ICG Telecom Group, Inc. for a certificate of public good to provide local exchange telecommunications services in the state of Vermont.

6138 PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM RE: SCHEDULE.  In Re: Resale Agreement between New England Telephone and Telegraph Company d/b/a Bell Atlantic-Vermont and Frontier Telemanagement, Inc.

6139 PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM RE: SCHEDULE.  In Re: Resale Agreement between New England Telephone and Telegraph Company d/b/a Bell Atlantic-Vermont and ICG Telecom Group, Inc.



CONTRACT ENTERED OCTOBER 15, 1998

SC 200 TELECOMMUNICATIONS Approval of amendments to Special Contract between New England Telephone & Telegraph Company d/b/a Bell Atlantic-Vermont ("Bell Atlantic" or "Company") and an individual customer identified under seal.



ORDERS ENTERED OCTOBER 16, 1998

6142 PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM RE: SCHEDULE.  Investigation of Village of Enosburg Falls Electric Light Department's tariff filing requesting a 9.76% rate increase and Revisions to its Rules and Regulations to take effect October 1, 1998.
 
6149 ORDER OPENING INVESTIGATION AND NOTICE OF HEARING.  Investigation of Washington Electric Cooperative, Inc.'s tariff filing requesting an 8.1 % rate increase, to take effect October 6, 1998.



ORDERS ENTERED OCTOBER 22, 1998

6129 FINDINGS AND ORDER APPROVING RESALE AGREEMENT between New England Telephone and Telegraph Company d/b/a Bell Atlantic-Vermont and Preferred Carrier Services, Inc. d/b/a Phone For All (Spanish) Telefonos Para Todos.

6133 PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM AND SCHEDULING ORDER.  Joint Petition of Catamount Investment Corporation ("Catamount") and Central Vermont Public Service Corporation ("CVPS") for Approval of the Acquisition by Catamount of a Controlling Interest in CVPS.



ORDERS ENTERED OCTOBER 23, 1998

5929 PROCEDURAL ORDER RE: PROTECTIVE AGREEMENT.  Petition of MCImetro Access Transmission Services, Inc. for a certificate of public good to provide local exchange telecommunications services in the State of Vermont and to resell the services of other carriers.

6067 PROCEDURAL ORDER RE: SCHEDULE.  Investigation Re: Petition of the Department of Public Service for Sanctions Against Business Discount Plan, Inc. for Violation of Board Rule 4.700.
 
6137 PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM RE: SCHEDULE.  Interconnection Agreement between New England Telephone and Telegraph Company d/b/a Bell Atlantic-Vermont and ACC National Telecom Corp.



 ORDERS ENTERED OCTOBER 27, 1998

5800 ORDER CLOSING DOCKET.  Investigation into financial obligations of Brockway Mills Station and SR Hydropower of Brockway Mills, Inc.

6120 PROCEDURAL ORDER RE: PROTECTIVE AGREEMENT.  Tariff filing of Central Vermont Public Service Corporation requesting a 12.9% rate increase, to take effect July 27, 1998.

CPG 442 REPORT, FINDINGS, ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING APPLICATION of NOSC Corp. for a certificate of public good to offer customer-owned, coin-operated telephone ("COCOT") service in Vermont.

CPG 443 REPORT, FINDINGS, ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING APPLICATION of Payphone, LLC for a certificate of public good to offer customer-owned, coin-operated telephone ("COCOT") service in Vermont.

CPG 444 REPORT, FINDINGS, ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING APPLICATION of Versetel Communications, Inc. for a certificate of public good to offer customer-owned, coin-operated telephone ("COCOT") service in Vermont.



ORDER ENTERED OCTOBER 28, 1998

6101 PROCEDURAL ORDER RE: SCHEDULE AND MOTIONS.  Petition for renewal of certificates of public good held by Mountain Cable Company d/b/a Adelphia Cable Communications.
 



ORDER ENTERED OCTOBER 29, 1998

6120 PROCEDURAL ORDER RE:  PROPOSED SETTLEMENT AND NOTICE OF HEARING.  Tariff filing of Central Vermont Public Service Corporation requesting a 12.9% rate increase, to take effect July 27, 1998.



 ORDERS ENTERED OCTOBER 30, 1998

6052 FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING 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.

6098 FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING PETITION of RCN Telecom Services of Vermont, Inc. for a certificate of public good to operate as a local and long distance provider of telecommunications services in Vermont.

6155 ORDER OPENING INVESTIGATION AND NOTICE OF HEARING.  Petition of Vermont Electric Power Producers, Inc. requesting an investigation into recent transactions involving Moretown Hydroelectric Company.

6158 ORDER OPENING INVESTIGATION AND NOTICE OF HEARING.  Investigation of Village of Lyndonville Electric Department's tariff filing requesting a 6.54 % rate increase, to take effect November 1, 1998.



 
 

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