Vermont Public Service Board

December 1999 Orders and Decisions


ORDERS ENTERED DECEMBER 1, 1999

6275 FINAL ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF CONSENT APPROVING PETITION of OneStar Long Distance, Inc. for approval of asset purchase agreement with USTel, Inc.    Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat
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6277 FINAL ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF CONSENT APPROVING PETITION of OneStar Long Distance, Inc. for approval of asset purchase agreement with NeTel, Inc.    Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat
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6280 FINAL ORDER APPROVING PETITION of Citizens Utilities Company for approval of a fuel gross receipts tax rebate under 33 V.S.A. Section 2503(e)    Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat

6281 FINAL 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)    Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat

6282 FINAL 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)    Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat

6284 FINAL ORDER APPROVING PETITION of Vermont Public Power Supply Authority on behalf of Barton Village, Inc. Electric Department, Village of Enosburg Falls Water & Light Department, Town of Hardwick Electric Department, Village of Hyde Park, Inc. Electric Department, Village of Northfield Electric Department, Village of Lyndonville Electric Department, Village of Morrisville Water & Light Department, and Swanton Village, Inc. Electric Department for approval of a fuel gross receipts tax credit under 33 V.S.A. Section 2503    Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat

6285 FINAL 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)    Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat

6295 FINAL ORDER AND AMENDED CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING JOINT PETITION of Econophone Services, Inc. and Viatel, Inc. for approval of agreement and plan of merger, and for amendment of certificate of public good to reflect a name change    Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat
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6296 FINAL ORDER APPROVING JOINT PETITION of Qwest Communications Corporation, LCI International Telecom Corp., USLD Communications, Inc., Phoenix Network, Inc., US West Long Distance, Inc., and US West Interprise America, Inc. for approval of a transfer of control    Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat

CPG 518-CO REPORT, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING APPLICATION of Public Communications Services, Inc. for a certificate of public good to offer customer-owned, coin-operated telephone service in Vermont

CPG 521-CO REPORT, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING APPLICATION of David W. LaMountain for a certificate of public good to offer customer-owned, coin-operated telephone service in Vermont

CPG NM-12 FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING PETITION of Raven Davis and Ed Everts for a certificate of public good for an interconnected net metered electrical power system

CPG 454 REPORT, FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING PETITION of Telecommunications Cooperative Network, Inc. for a certificate of public good to operate as a reseller of telecommunications services within the State of Vermont

CPG 464 REPORT, FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING PETITION of Legends Communications, Inc. for a certificate of public good to operate as a reseller of telecommunications services within the State of Vermont



ORDERS ENTERED DECEMBER 2, 1999

6279 ORDER GRANTING MOTION TO INTERVENE.  Petition of VEPP, Inc. for approval of a form short-term power purchase contract and pricing mechanism for qualifying facilities of less than one megawatt  Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat

6279 STATUS CONFERENCE REPORT.  Petition of VEPP, Inc. for approval of a form short-term power purchase contract and pricing mechanism for qualifying facilities of less than one megawatt    Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat

6300 PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM AND NOTICE OF SECOND PREHEARING CONFERENCE.  Investigation into General Order No. 45 Notice filed by Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Corporation re: proposed sale of Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station and related transactions   Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat



ORDERS ENTERED DECEMBER 8, 1999

6107 ORDER RE: MOTION FOR HEARING ON SECOND AMENDMENT TO MOU AND NOTICE OF HEARING.  Tariff filing of Green Mountain Power Corporation requesting a 12.9% rate increase, to take effect June 22, 1998
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6297 FINAL ORDER APPROVING RESALE AGREEMENT between New England Telephone and Telegraph Company d/b/a Bell Atlantic-Vermont and Advanced Telecommunications Network, Inc.    Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat

6298 FINAL ORDER APPROVING RESALE AGREEMENT between New England Telephone and Telegraph Company d/b/a Bell Atlantic-Vermont and Essential.Com, Inc.    Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat

6299 FINAL ORDER APPROVING RESALE AGREEMENT between New England Telephone and Telegraph Company d/b/a Bell Atlantic-Vermont and A.R.C. Networks, Inc.    Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat

CPG 525-R REPORT, FINDINGS, ORDER, AND AMENDED CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING PETITION of Public Communications Services, Inc., for an amended certificate of public good to operate as a reseller of telecommunications services within the State of Vermont



ORDERS ENTERED DECEMBER 9, 1999

6240 DECISION RE: MOTION FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT.  Tariff filing on New England Telephone and Telegraph Company d/b/a Bell Atlantic-Vermont re: Sensible Minute Optional Calling Plan    Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat

6303 PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM.  In Re:  resale agreement between New England Telephone and Telegraph Company d/b/a Bell Atlantic-Vermont and Phone-Link, Inc.    Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat

6318 ORDER OPENING INVESTIGATION AND NOTICE OF HEARING.  Investigation of geographically deaveraged unbundled network prices Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat

CPG 512-CR FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING PETITION of Fairpoint Communications Corp. for a certificate of public good to operate as a local provider of telecommunications services in Vermont



CONTRACTS ENTERED DECEMBER 10, 1999

SC 360 GAS Special Contract approval between Vermont Gas Systems, Inc. and the Young Men's Christian Association

SC 382 GAS Special Contract approval between Vermont Gas Systems, Inc. and International Business Machines Corporation

SC 384 GAS Special Contract approval between Vermont Gas Systems, Inc. and Pike Industries, Inc.

SC 385 GAS Special Contract approval between Vermont Gas Systems, Inc. and Frank W. Whitcomb Construction Corporation

SC 386 GAS Special Contract approval between Vermont Gas Systems, Inc. and Huber & Suhner

SC 387 GAS Special Contract approval between Vermont Gas Systems, Inc. and Dorset Park Skating Association, Inc.

SC 388 GAS Special Contract approval between Vermont Gas Systems, Inc. and Mylan Technologies, Inc.

SC 389 GAS Special Contract approval between Vermont Gas Systems, Inc. and Northwestern Medical Center, Inc.

SC 390 GAS Special Contract approval between Vermont Gas Systems, Inc. and Technology Park Associations, Inc.



CONTRACT ENTERED DECEMBER 13, 1999

SC 380 ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Central Vermont Public Service Corporation and Killington, Ltd.



ORDERS ENTERED DECEMBER 15, 1999

5923 FINAL ORDER.  Investigation into Town of Hardwick Electric Department's Integrated Resource Plan filed on June 3, 1996  Word PerfectAdobe Acrobat

6217 FINAL ORDER.  Investigation into Vermont Electric Cooperative, Inc.'s Integrated Resource Plan filed on January 8, 1999   Word Perfect Adobe Acrobat

6263 FINAL ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING PETITION of ATCALL, Inc. for approval of a transfer of control   Word Perfect Adobe Acrobat
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6267 FINAL ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF CONSENT GRANTING PETITION of New England Power Company, pursuant to 30 V.S.A., Section109, to merge with Montaup Electric Company    Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat
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6287 FINAL ORDER APPROVING JOINT PETITION of Intelicom International Corporation and S4 Corporation for approval of a transfer of control Word PerfectAdobe Acrobat

6311 ORDER AND AMENDED CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD TO REFLECT NAME CHANGE.  Petition of Charities Network International, Inc. to amend its certificate of public good to reflect a name change to Net One International, Inc.    Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat
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6312 ORDER AND AMENDED CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD TO REFLECT NAME CHANGE.  Petition of CSI Corp d/b/a Comm Source International Corp to amend it certificate of public good to reflect a name change to Univance Telecommunications, Inc.    Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat
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CPG 504-R REPORT, FINDING, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING PETITION of Intelcom, Inc. for a certificate of public good to operate as a reseller of telecommunications services within the State of Vermont

CPG 520-RD REPORT FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING PETITION of PDS, Inc. d/b/a Phone Debit Systems for a certificate of public good to operate as a reseller of telecommunications services within the State of Vermont



ORDER ENTERED DECEMBER 16, 1999

6232 ORDER REVOKING CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD AND ISSUANCE OF NEW CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD.  Joint Petition of Teligent, Inc. and Teligent Services, Inc. for a revocation of certificate of public good and issuance of certificate of public good    Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat
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CONTRACTS ENTERED DECEMBER 16, 1999

SC 166 TELECOMMUNICATIONS Special Contract approval between New England Telephone & Telegraph Company d/b/a Bell Atlantic and an individual customer identified under seal

SC 361 ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between New England Power Company and Simpson Paper Company

SC 372 TELECOMMUNICATIONS Special Contract approval between New England Telephone & Telegraph Company d/b/a Bell Atlantic-Vermont and an individual customer identified under seal



ORDERS ENTERED DECEMBER 17, 1999

5980 ORDER CLARIFYING PAYMENTS FOR INTERIM ENERGY EFFICIENCY SERVICES.  Investigation into the Department of Public Service's proposed Energy Efficiency Plan Re:  Phase II    Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat

6075 FINAL ORDER, CERTIFICATE OF CONSENT AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING JOINT PETITION for approval of the transfer of assets of Midcom Communications, Inc. to WinStar Wireless, Inc.; and petition of WinStar Wireless, Inc. for a certificate of public good to provide telecommunications services in Vermont    Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat

6107 ORDER RE: EXTENSION OF STAY AND TEMPORARY RATE INCREASE PURSUANT TO MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING.  Petition of Green Mountain Power Corporation for an increase in rates, to take effect June 22, 1998 Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat

6241 STATUS CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM.  Petition of Central Vermont Public Service Corporation pursuant to 30 V.S.A. §§ 110-124 to condemn an easement right in property owned by Duncan Marshall, Elise Daggs Marshall, Roderick Marshall, Janet Marshall a/k/a Janet Scott, Gordon Marshall, Kathy Musser Marshall, Lyn M. Egsgard, John c. Egsgard, Blanche M. Foz, Adel Foz, Tucker McLane, John R. McLane, III, Joan B. McLane, Denise McLane, Angus McLane, Marilyn (a/k/a Rommi) McLane, Lee Strang, William Strang, The Cochran Vermont Family Trust and Mary H. Cochran, a/k/a Mary H. Pogue, Trustee, in the Towns of Hartford and Pomfret   Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat



ORDERS ENTERED DECEMBER 20, 1999

6061 FINAL ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF CONSENT ISSUED GRANTING PETITION of Starksboro Aqueduct Company seeking: (1) Board approval of the transfer of control and operation of the Starksboro water system to the Starksboro Village Water Cooperative; (2) approval of a lease to that effect; and (3) revocation of Starksboro's Certificate of Public Good   Word Perfect Adobe Acrobat
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6101/6223 PROCEDURAL ORDER RE: EVIDENTIARY RECORD.  Petitions for renewal of certificates of public good held by Mountain Cable Company and Better TV, Inc. of Bennington, both d/b/a Adelphia Cable Communications and Motion of Vermont Department of Public Service for a show cause hearing re: non-compliance by Mountain Cable Company d/b/a Adelphia Cable Communications of Stipulation and Board Order    Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat

6166 FINAL ORDER AND RENEWED CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD.  Petition of Jeffersonville Cable TV Corporation for renewal of its certificate of public good   Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat

6314 FINAL ORDER APPROVING JOINT PETITION of The Associated Group and Liberty AGI, Inc. for approval of a transfer of control of Teligent, Inc.    Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat

6317 FINAL ORDER APPROVING PETITION of Cellco Partnership for approval of a transfer of a controlling interest
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CONTRACT ENTERED DECEMBER 20, 1999

SC 396 ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Village of Lyndonville Electric Department and Northern Star Ski Corporation



ORDER ENTERED DECEMBER 21, 1999

5980 ORDER RE:  MOTION TO ALTER. Investigation into the Department of Public Service's proposed Energy Efficiency Plan  Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat



ORDER ENTERED DECEMBER 22, 1999

6120 ORDER RE: STIPULATION FOR RATE REDUCTION PER DOCKET 5980 MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING.  Tariff filing of Central Vermont Public Service Corporation requesting a 12.9% rate increase, to take effect July 27, 1998    Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat



ORDERS ENTERED DECEMBER 23, 1999

6322 ORDER SUSPENDING TARIFF AND OPENING INVESTIGATION AND NOTICE OF HEARING.  Tariff filing of New England Telephone and Telegraph Company d/b/a Bell Atlantic-Vermont re: introduction of ISDN Primary Service option features    Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat

6323 ORDER OPENING INVESTIGATION & SUSPENDING RATE FILING AND NOTICE OF HEARING.  Tariff filing of Riverside Water Works, Inc. requesting:  (1) a 444% increase in its rates; (2) proposed rate design changes; and (3) revisions to it s rules and regulations; to take effect January 1, 2000    Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat

6324 ORDER OPENING INVESTIGATION & SUSPENDING RATE FILING AND NOTICE OF HEARING.  Tariff filing of Forrestbrook Water Corporation requesting an increase in its rates in the amount of 142%, to take effect January 1, 2000    Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat

6325 ORDER OPENING INVESTIGATION AND NOTICE OF HEARING.  Investigation of Vermont Electric Cooperative, Inc.'s tariff filing requesting a 12.87% rate increase, to take effect January 1, 2000   Word Perfect
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6326 ORDER OPENING INVESTIGATION AND NOTICE OF HEARING.  Investigation of Village of Northfield Electric Department's tariff filing requesting a 15.59% rate increase, to take effect January 1, 2000 Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat

6327 ORDER OPENING INVESTIGATION AND NOTICE OF HEARING. Investigation of Barton Village, Inc. Electric Department's tariff filing requesting a 15.92% rate increase, to take effect January 1, 2000   Word Perfect Adobe Acrobat



ORDERS ENTERED DECEMBER 28, 1999

5670 ORDER RE: EAS IMPLEMENTATION COSTS.  Board Investigation in re:  Department of Public Service's petition for a generic investigation into expanded telephone local calling areas    Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat

5702 REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION RE:  EXTENDED AREA SERVICE SET-ASIDE.  Petition of Department of Public Service for an investigation of New England Telephone and Telegraph Company rates
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5940 ORDER RE: DISPOSITION OF REVENUES RESULTING FROM RECLASSIFICATION OF PAYPHONE ASSETS.  Tariff filing of New England Telephone and Telegraph Company d/b/a NYNEX increasing the local coin rate for pay telephones   Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat

6012 FINAL ORDER.  Generic Investigation into the transition from regulation to competition for public telephone services in Vermont    Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat

6108 FINAL REPORT.  Investigation into preparations by Vermont utilities for computer operations in the year 2000
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6328 ORDER SUSPENDING RATE DESIGN FILING AND NOTICE OF HEARING.  Tariff filing of Washington Electric Cooperative, Inc. re:  proposed rate design changes, to take effect January 3, 2000    Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat



ORDERS ENTERED DECEMBER 29, 1999

5743 PROCEDURAL ORDER.  Investigation into the provisions of PSB Rule 3.700 -- pole attachments in re:  procedures necessary to attach to a pole; make-ready and related issues and rates   Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat

5980 ORDER FURTHER CLARIFYING PAYMENTS FOR INTERIM ENERGY EFFICIENCY SERVICES.  Investigation into the Department of Public Service's proposed Energy Efficiency Plan    Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat

6318 PROCEDURAL ORDER.  Investigation of geographically deaveraged unbundled network prices    Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat



ORDERS ENTERED DECEMBER 30, 1999

5934 PROCEDURAL ORDER RE: SCHEDULE.  Petition of Northern New England Gas Corporation as an agent for Hydro-Quebec for such approval as may be required of Hydro-Quebec's acquisition of a controlling interest in entities that own Northern New England Gas Corporation    Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat

6315 PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM.  Investigation of Washington Electric Cooperative, Inc.'s tariff filing requesting a 3.8% rate increase, to take effect December 3, 1999    Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat


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