Vermont Public Service Board

June 1999 Orders and Decisions


ORDER ENTERED JUNE 1, 1999

5980 ORDER RE:  REQUEST TO SEGMENT PHASE II PROCEDURAL SCHEDULE.  Investigation into the Department of Public Service's proposed Energy Efficiency Plan in re:  Phase II    Adobe Acrobat   WordPerfect



ORDER ENTERED JUNE 2, 1999

6222 PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM in re:  resale agreement between New England Telephone and Telegraph Company d/b/a Bell Atlantic-Vermont and Norcom, Inc.    Adobe Acrobat   WordPerfect



CONTRACTS ENTERED JUNE 3, 1999

SC 365 ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Green Mountain Power Corporation and Lane Press, Inc.

SC 367 TELECOMMUNICATIONS Special Contract approval between New England Telephone & Telegraph Company d/b/a Bell Atlantic-Vermont and the State of Vermont



ORDERS ENTERED JUNE 4, 1999

5713 ORDER RE:  HEARING OFFICER'S PROCEDURAL ORDER.  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, UNE-Platform     Adobe Acrobat   WordPerfect

6205 PROCEDURAL ORDER ON INTERVENTION AND NOTICE OF STATUS CONFERENCE.  Petition of Montgomery Village Water Works for authority to abandon its water system located in Montgomery, Vermont
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ORDERS ENTERED JUNE 7, 1999

5890 ORDER REVOKING CPG AND CLOSING DOCKET.  Petition of Brian Wheeler d/b/a Stowe Lower Village Water System and Stowe Fire District No. 3 for consent to sell public water system     Adobe Acrobat   WordPerfect

5941 ORDER CLOSING DOCKET.  Application of MCI Communications Corporation and British Telecommunications plc for approval of an agreement and plan of merger     Adobe Acrobat   WordPerfect

5990 ORDER CLOSING DOCKET.  Petition of Tel-Save, Inc. d/b/a TPC of New Hope for authority to amend its certificate of public good to provide local exchange telecommunications services.    Adobe Acrobat  WordPerfect

CPG 486 REPORT, ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING APPLICATION of American Public Payphone Corporation for a certificate of public good to offer customer-owned, coin-operated telephone service in Vermont



ORDER ENTERED JUNE 8, 1999

5841/5859 ORDER OF REFERENCE TO SPECIAL MASTER.  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



ORDERS ENTERED JUNE 9, 1999

5806 FINDINGS AND BOARD ORDER CLOSING DOCKET.  Petition of certain ratepayers of Vermont Electric Cooperative, Inc. (VEC), requesting an investigation into VEC's alleged violation of its bylaws Adobe Acrobat   WordPerfect

6117/6118/6119 ORDER RE:  RECONSIDERATION AND REQUEST FOR STAY OF ENFORCEMENT PENDING REVIEW.  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, and 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, and Tariff filing of Young's Cable TV Corp. for an increase in rates, to take effect August 1, 1998 Adobe Acrobat   WordPerfect

6233 FINDINGS AND ORDER APPROVING PETITION of Vermont National Corporation for approval of the indirect acquisition of controlling interest in Vermont Telephone Company, Inc.    Adobe Acrobat   WordPerfect



ORDER ENTERED JUNE 10, 1999

5980 ORDER RE:  MOTIONS TO DISMISS AND TO MODIFY PROCEDURAL SCHEDULE.  Investigation into the Department of Public Service's proposed Energy Efficiency Plan in re:  Phase II    Adobe Acrobat   WordPerfect



ORDER ENTERED JUNE 11, 1999

6240 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:  Sensible Minute Optional Calling Plan
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ORDERS ENTERED JUNE 14, 1999

5797 STATUS CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM.  Investigation of appropriate principles for governing affiliate transactions between Central Vermont Public Service Corporation and its affiliates Adobe Acrobat   WordPerfect

6133 STATUS CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM.  Joint Petition of Central Vermont Public Service Corporation ("CVPS") and Catamount Investment Corporation ("Catamount") for approval of the acquisition by Catamount of a controlling interest in CVPS Adobe Acrobat   WordPerfect

6166 PROCEDURAL ORDER.  Petition of Jeffersonville Cable TV Corporation for renewal of its Certificate of Public Good
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 ORDERS ENTERED JUNE 15, 1999

5630/5631/5632 CLOSING ORDER.  5630-Investigation of Vermont Electric Cooperative, Inc.'s request to increase its rate in the overall amount of 19.06%, to take effect February 18, 1993.  5631-Investigation into DPS/NYPA tariff filing re:  29.9% rate increase to its "VEC service territory customers".  5632-Petition of Vermont Electric Cooperative, Inc. and Vermont Electric Generation and Transmission Cooperative, Inc. to restructure its long-term debt and it issue notes, mortgages, and guarantees in connection therewith Adobe Acrobat   WordPerfect

5810/5811/5812 CLOSING ORDER.  5810-Investigation of Vermont Electric Cooperative, Inc.'s request to increase its rates in the amount of 8.88%, to take effect April 3, 1995.  5811-Petition of Vermont Electric Cooperative, Inc. and Vermont Electric Generation and Transmission Cooperative, Inc., to restructure its long-term debt and to issue notes.  5812-Investigation of Vermont Electric Generation & Transmission Cooperative, Inc.'s General Order 45 notice of a proposed power supply agreement with Northeast Utilities Service Company Adobe Acrobat   WordPerfect

6099 FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING PETITION of Digital Signal Communications, Inc. for a certificate of public good to provide local exchange telecommunications services in the State of Vermont Adobe Acrobat   WordPerfect
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6200 PROCEDURAL ORDER RE:  REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF TIME.  Joint Petition of the Villages of Barton, Jacksonville, Morrisville, and Swanton, and the Rural Utilities Service of the United States Department of Agriculture for:  (1) authorization for the transfer of all of the assets of the Vermont Electric Cooperative, Inc. ("VEC"); and (2) authorization either:  (a) for said Villages to jointly own and operate such former VEC assets; or (b) to form a new "Public Utility District" AND Petition of Vermont Public Power Supply Authority on behalf of itself, and the above Villages, to issue debt, in a principal amount not to exceed $40,000,000 in order to finance the acquisition of the assets of VEC Adobe Acrobat   WordPerfect

6206 FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING PETITION of Central Vermont Public Service Corporation for a certificate of public good authorizing the relocation of a .26-mile portion of a 46 KV transmission line and four poles in the vicinity of Silk Road in Bennington, Vermont Adobe Acrobat   WordPerfect
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6225 FINDINGS AND ORDER APPROVING JOINT PETITION of the National Grid Group plc and New England Power Company for approval of the indirect acquisition of a controlling interest in New England Power Company
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CPG 482 REPORT, FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING PETITION of Long Distance America, Inc. for a certificate of public good to operate as a reseller of telecommunications services within the State of Vermont

CPG 483 REPORT, FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING PETITION of RDST, Inc. for a certificate of public good to operate as a reseller of telecommunications services within the State of Vermont



ORDERS ENTERED JUNE 18, 1999

6167/6189  SCHEDULING ORDER.  Investigation into an Alternative Regulation Plan for New England Telephone and Telegraph Company d/b/a Bell Atlantic-Vermont AND 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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6234 PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM.  Petition of DSLnet Communications, L.L.C., for a certificate of public good to provide local exchange telecommunications services in the State of Vermont Adobe Acrobat   WordPerfect

6235 PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM.  Petition of Choice One Communications of Vermont, Inc. for a certificate of public good to provide local exchange telecommunications services in the State of Vermont
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6236 PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM.  Petition of dPI-Teleconnect, L.L.C., for a certificate of public good to provide local exchange telecommunications services in the State of Vermont Adobe Acrobat   WordPerfect

6237 PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM.  Petition of Concert Communications Sales, L.L.C. for a certificate of public good to provide local exchange telecommunications services in the State of Vermont
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6238 PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM.  Petition of Lightship Telecom, L.L.C. for a certificate of public good to provide local exchange telecommunications services in the State of Vermont    Adobe Acrobat   WordPerfect



ORDERS ENTERED JUNE 22, 1999

5991 ORDER CLOSING DOCKET.  Petition of LCI International Telecom Corp. for authority to amend its Certificate of Public Good to provide local exchange telecommunications services Adobe Acrobat   WordPerfect

6038 ORDER CLOSING DOCKET.  Petition of Vermont Electric Power Company,  Inc. for a waiver of the prohibition against site preparation for and construction of transmission facilities prior to the issuance of a certificate of public good in re:  emergency construction of a facility that will tie in the Citizens Utilities Company 115 kV line running from Derby to Highgate to the Highgate Joint Owners 120 kV line that runs from Highgate to Bedford, Quebec to supply energy to a segment of the Hydro-Quebec system that is experiencing outages created by a severe ice storm Adobe Acrobat   WordPerfect

6179 FINDINGS AND ORDER APPROVING JOINT PETITION of Interoute Telecommunications, Inc. and American International Telephone, Inc. for approval of a transfer of control Adobe Acrobat   WordPerfect

6182 PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM.  Tariff filing of Village of Enosburg Falls Electric Light Department re:  proposed rate design changes to take effect January 1, 1999 Adobe Acrobat   WordPerfect

6215 ORDER CLOSING DOCKET.  Joint Petition of Louis and Sandra Daigle d/b/a Westfield Water System Company for consent to sell its water system and for revocation of its certificate of public good Adobe Acrobat  WordPerfect



ORDERS ENTERED JUNE 24, 1999

6140-A ORDER ON MOTIONS TO INTERVENE.  Investigation into the principles, authority and proposals for reform of Vermont's electric power supply Adobe Acrobat   WordPerfect

6140-A FINAL ORDER.  Investigation into the principles, authority and proposals for reform of Vermont's electric power supply Adobe Acrobat  WordPerfect



ORDER ENTERED JUNE 29, 1999

5900 FINAL ORDER RE: COMPETITIVE CHECKLIST.  Joint Petition of New England Telephone & Telegraph Company d/b/a NYNEX, NYNEX Corporation, and Bell Atlantic Corporation for approval of a merger of a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bell Atlantic Corporation into Nynex Corporation (In Re:  Compliance Phase)    Adobe Acrobat   WordPerfect


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