Vermont Public Service Board

February 1999 Orders and Decisions



ORDERS ENTERED FEBRUARY 02, 1999

CPG 449 REPORT, FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD ISSUED PURSUANT TO 30 V.S.A. Sections 102 and 231 - GRANTING PETITION of Teligent, Inc. for a Certificate of Public Good to operate as a reseller of telecommunications services within the state of Vermont.

CPG 456 REPORT, FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD ISSUED PURSUANT TO 30 V.S.A. Sections 102 and 231 - GRANTING PETITION of Cyberlight International, Inc. for a Certificate of Public Good to operate as a reseller of telecommunications services within the state of Vermont.

CPG 460 REPORT, FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD ISSUED PURSUANT TO 30 V.S.A. Sections 102 and 231 - GRANTING PETITION of Paul G. DesLauriers for a Certificate of Public Good to offer customer-owned, coin-operated telephone service in Vermont.

5960, 5961 & 6096 ORDER ON STIPULATION FOR SETTLEMENT AND DISMISSAL. Petition for investigation by and Complaint of Champlain Valley Telecom, Inc. respecting the pole attachment charges levied by Green Mountain Power Corporation; Petition for investigation by and complaint of Champlain Valley Telecom, Inc. respecting the pole attachment charges levied by Vermont Electric Cooperative, Inc. ("VEC"); and alternatively, petition for a declaratory ruling that Board Rule 3.700 governs the charges which VEC may impose for pole attachments; or, alternatively, for amendment of Rule 3.700; and Petition for investigation by and complaint of STE/NE Acquisition Corp. d/b/a Northland Telephone Company respecting the pole attachment charges levied by Green Mountain Power Corporation. Adobe Acrobat   WordPerfect

6157 FINAL ORDER APPROVING PETITION of Central Vermont Public Service Corporation for approval of the issuance of securities under its stock option plan for non-employee directors pursuant to 30 V.S.A. § 108.
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ORDERS ENTERED FEBRUARY 03, 1999

6172 FINAL ORDER APPROVING INTERCONNECTION AGREEMENT between New England Telephone and Telegraph Company d/b/a Bell Atlantic - Vermont and Network Access Solutions, Inc.    Adobe Acrobat   WordPerfect


ORDERS ENTERED FEBRUARY 04, 1999

5270-VGS-3 ORDER CLOSING DOCKET.  Investigation into Least-Cost Investments, Energy Efficiency, Conservation and Management of Demand for Energy in re: Vermont Gas Systems, Inc.'s Integrated Resource filing. Adobe Acrobat   WordPerfect

5713 FINAL ORDER RE: PHASE II, MODULE ONE.  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 intelligent networks in re: Phase II, Module One    Adobe Acrobat   WordPerfect


CONTRACTS ENTERED FEBRUARY 05, 1999

SC 347 GAS Special Contract between Vermont Gas Systems, Inc. and Vermont Whey Company.
SC 356 ELECTRIC Special Contract between Citizens Utilities Co. and Barrup Farms, Inc. d/b/a Green Mountain Mulch.
SC 357 ELECTRIC Special Contract between Central Vermont Public Service Corporation and H.A. Manosh.
SC 360 GAS Special Contract between Vermont Gas Systems, Inc. and the Young Men's Christian Association.
SC 361 ELECTRIC Special Contract between New England Power Company and Simpson Paper Company



ORDERS ENTERED FEBRUARY 16, 1999

CPG 132 ORDER REVOKING CPG.  Petition of Enterprise Telecom Services, Inc. for revocation of its Certificate of Public Good to Operate as a Reseller of Telecommunications Services in Vermont.

CPG 148 ORDER REVOKING CPG.  Petition of Pennsylvania Alternative Communications, Inc. for revocation of its Certificate of Public Good to Operate as a Reseller of Telecommunications Services in Vermont.

CPG 153 ORDER REVOKING CPG.  Petition of International Telemanagement Group, Inc. for revocation of its Certificate of Public Good to Operate as a Reseller of Telecommunications Services in Vermont.

CPG 162 ORDER REVOKING CPG.  Petition of USX Consultants, Inc. for revocation of its Cerfiticate of Public Good to Operate as a Reseller of Telecommunications Services in Vermont.

CPG 171 ORDER REVOKING CPG.  Petition of GTE Telecommunications Services Incorporated for revocation of its Certificate of Public Good to Operate as a Reseller of Telecommunications Services in Vermont.

CPG 258 ORDER REVOKING CPG.  Petition of Host Network, Inc. for revocation of its Certificate of Public Good to Operate as a Reseller of Telecommunications Services in Vermont.

CPG 268  ORDER REVOKING CPG.  Petition of Optex, Inc. for revocation of its Certificate of Public Good to Operate as a Reseller of Telecommunications Services in Vermont.

CPG 292 ORDER REVOKING CPG.  Petition of Avis Car Rent a System d/b/a Avis Telecommunications for revocation of its Certificate of Public Good to Operate as a Reseller of Telecommunications Services in Vermont.

CPG 357 ORDER REVOKING CPG.  Petition of Insurance Information Exchange, LLC for revocation of its Certificate of Public Good to Operate as a Reseller of Telecommunications Services in Vermont.

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.

6160  FINAL ORDER APPROVING PETITION of NEVD of Vermont, LLC for a certificate of public good to operate as a local and long distance provider of telecommunications services in Vermont. Adobe Acrobat   WordPerfect

6162 FINAL ORDER APPROVING PETITION of Global NAPS, Inc. for a certificate of public good to operate as a local and long distance provider of telecommunications services in Vermont. Adobe Acrobat   WordPerfect

6163 REPORT AND ORDER.  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.
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6173 FINAL ORDER APPROVING RESALE AGREEMENT between New England Telephone and Telegraph Company d/b/a Bell Atlantic-Vermont and Unidial Communications, Inc. Adobe Acrobat   WordPerfect

6188  PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM.  Petition of On Target for a determination of liability for damage to a utility's property and third party damages.    Adobe Acrobat   WordPerfect



ORDERS ENTERED FEBRUARY 17, 1999

CPG 188 ORDER REVOKING CPG.  Petition of Western Union Communications, Inc. for Revocation of its Certificate of Public Good to Operate as a Reseller of Telecommunications Services in Vermont.

5841/5859 ORDER RE: CITIZENS' REQUEST TO EXTEND DEADLINE FOR AUDIT PROPOSALS. 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
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5841/5859 ORDER RE: INDEPENDENT AUDITOR.  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     Adobe Acrobat   WordPerfect

6063  FINAL ORDER APPROVING MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING.  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. Adobe Acrobat   WordPerfect

6116  ORDER APPROVING TARIFF REVISION.  Tariff filing of Western Union Communications, Inc. requesting a proposed change to its prepaid calling card expiration date, eff. July 17, 1998. Adobe Acrobat   WordPerfect

6140-A PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM AND PROCEDURAL ORDER. Investigation into the Reform of Vermont's Electric Power Supply    Adobe Acrobat   WordPerfect



ORDERS ENTERED FEBRUARY 19, 1999

5980 ORDER RE: MOTION TO EXTEND FILING DATE.  Investigation into the Department of Public Service's proposed energy eficiency plan in re: Phase II    Adobe Acrobat   WordPerfect



ORDER ENTERED FEBRUARY 22, 1999

5980 ORDER RE: MOTIONS TO CLARIFY.  Investigation into the Department of Public Service's proposed Energy Efficieny Plan    Adobe Acrobat   WordPerfect



ORDERS ENTERED FEBRUARY 23, 1999

5903 ORDER RE: MOTIONS TO INTERVENE.  Investigation into Service Quality Standards, Privacy Protections, and other Consumer Safeguards for Retail Telecommunications Service     Adobe Acrobat   WordPerfect

6117/6118/6119 FINAL ORDER, REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION.  Tariff filing of Mountain Cable Company d/b/a Adelphia Cable Communications for an increase in rates and other revisions to its tariffs, to take effect August 1, 1998 & Tariff filing of Better TV, Inc. of Bennington d/b/a Adelphia Cable Communications for an increase in rates, to take effect August 1, 1998 & Tariff filing of Youngs Cable TV Corp. for an increase in rates, to take effect August 1, 1998
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6167 STATUS CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM.  Investigation into an Alternative Regulation Plan for New England Telephone and Telegraph Company d/b/a Bell Atlantic-Vermont     Adobe Acrobat   WordPerfect

6189 STATUS CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM.  Petition of AT&T Communications of New England, Inc. for reduction to cost of intrastate access rates charged by New England Telephone and Telegraph Company d/b/a Bell Atlantic-Vermont    Adobe Acrobat   WordPerfect

6189 ORDER RE: MOTION TO INTERVENE.  Petition of AT&T Communications of New England, Inc. for reduction to cost of intrastate access rates charged by New England Telephone and Telegraph Company d/b/a Bell Atlantic-Vermont
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