Vermont Public Service Board

October 1999 Orders and Decisions


ORDERS ENTERED OCTOBER 1, 1999

6270 PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM AND PROCEDURAL ORDER.  Investigation into petition of 16 Vermont electric utilities for alteration, modification and construction of power purchase agreements between qualifying facilities and Vermont Electric Power Producers, Inc., and for Amendment of Vermont Public Service Board Rule 4.100
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6291 and Tariff No. 3483 ORDER ALLOWING RATE INCREASE SUBJECT TO REFUND AND OPENING INVESTIGATION AND NOTICE OF HEARING.  Investigation into Country Estates Water Company, Inc.'s rates which took effect October 1, 1999 and Tariff filing of Country Estates Water Company, Inc. requesting an overall increase in rates in the amount of 32.20%, to take effect October 1, 1999    Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat



 ORDERS ENTERED OCTOBER 5, 1999

6259 FINAL ORDER APPROVING RESALE AGREEMENT between New England Telephone and Telegraph Company d/b/a Bell Atlantic-Vermont and EZ Talk Communications, L.L.C. Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat

6266 ORDER AMENDING CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD TO REFLECT NAME CHANGE AND AMENDED CPG.  Petition of Century Telecommunications, Inc. to amend it certificate of public good to reflect a name change to CenturyTel Telecommunications, Inc. Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat     Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat

6288 ORDER ACCEPTING STIPULATION.  Petition of Citizens Utilities Company for authorization and approval to issue certain securities Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat

CPG 487 REPORT, FINDINGS, ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING PETITION of Logix Communications Corporation for a certificate of public good to operate as a reseller of telecommunications services within the State of Vermont

CPG 494 REPORT, FINDINGS, ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING PETITION of CallManage, Inc. for a certificate of public good to operate as a reseller of telecommunications services within the State of Vermont

CPG 495 REPORT, FINDINGS, ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING PETITION of Twister Communications Network, Inc. for a certificate of public good to operate as a reseller of telecommunications services within the State of Vermont

CPG 499 REPORT, FINDINGS, ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING PETITION of Single Billing Services, Inc. d/b/a Asian American Association for a certificate of public good to operate as a reseller of telecommunications services within the State of Vermont

CPG 502 REPORT, FINDINGS, ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING PETITION of TON Services, Inc. for a certificate of public good to operate as a reseller of telecommunications services within the State of Vermont



ORDERS ENTERED OCTOBER 6, 1999

6101 and 6223  PROCEDURAL ORDER RE:  MOTIONS.  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: noncompliance by Mountain Cable Company d/b/a Adelphia Cable Communications of Stipulation and Board Order     Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat

6270 PROCEDURAL ORDER RE: VERMONT ASSOCIATION OF REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT DIRECTORS REQUEST FOR EXTENSION.  Investigation into petition of 16 Vermont electric utilities for alteration, modification and construction of power purchase agreements between qualifying facilities and Vermont Electric Power Producers, Inc., and for Amendment of Vermont Public Service Board Rule 4.100     Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat

6292 ORDER SUSPENDING RATE REQUEST AND NOTICE OF HEARINGS.  Tariff filing of Vermont Gas Systems, Inc. requesting a 12.2% increase in its rates, to take effect November 1, 1999     Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat



ORDER ENTERED OCTOBER 7, 1999

6252 FINAL ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING PETITION of Vermont Electric Power Company, Inc. for a certificate of public good to install a Flexible AC Transmission System (FACTS) device and reconfigure certain components at its Essex substation located in the Town of Williston, Vermont, for the purpose of reinforcing the transmission system  Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat
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CONTRACTS ENTERED OCTOBER 7, 1999

SC 375 ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Central Vermont Public Service Corporation and Northern Lights Cable, Inc.

SC 376 ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Central Vermont Public Service Corporation and Agri-Mark Inc.

SC 378 TELECOMMUNICATIONS Special Contract approval between New England Telephone & Telegraph Company d/b/a Bell Atlantic-Vermont and an individual customer identified under seal



ORDER ENTERED OCTOBER 12, 1999

6256 FINAL ORDER APPROVING AMENDMENT TO INTERCONNECTION AGREEMENT between New England Telephone & Telegraph Company d/b/a Bell Atlantic-Vermont and UniDial Telecommunications LLC (formerly known as Metracom, LLC)   Word PerfectAdobe Acrobat



ORDERS ENTERED OCTOBER 13, 1999

6272 PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM In Re:  amendment to resale agreement between New England Telephone & Telegraph Company d/b/a Bell Atlantic-Vermont and CTC Communications    Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat

6273 PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM In Re:  resale agreement between New England Telephone & Telegraph Company d/b/a Bell Atlantic-Vermont and DPI-Teleconnect, LLC    Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat



ORDER ENTERED OCTOBER 14, 1999

6279 PREHEARING CONFERENCE REPORT AND NOTICE OF STATUS CONFERENCE.  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



ORDERS ENTERED OCTOBER 15, 1999

5834 FINAL ORDER AMENDING GENERAL ORDER 51.  Petition of Green Mountain Power Corporation for a declaratory ruling, pursuant to 3 V.S.A. Section 808 and PSB Rule 2.403, to interpret and define terms in General Order
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6155 ORDER CLOSING DOCKET.  Petition of Vermont Electric Power Producers, Inc. requesting an investigation into recent transactions involving Moretown Hydroelectric Company    Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat

6221 FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF CONSENT APPROVING JOINT PETITION of Primus Telecommunications, Inc., and TresCom U.S.A., Inc. for approval of corporate reorganization    Word Perfect
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6269 FINDINGS AND ORDER APPROVING JOINT PETITION for approval of transfer of control of Eclipse Telecommunications, Inc. and IXC Communications Services, Inc. to Cincinnati Bell, Inc.    Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat

6271 FINAL ORDER APPROVING INTERCONNECTION AGREEMENT between New England Telephone and Telegraph Company d/b/a Bell Atlantic-Vermont and DSLnet Communications, LLC    Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat

6274 FINAL ORDER APPROVING AMENDMENT TO INTERCONNECTION AGREEMENT between New England Telephone and Telegraph Company d/b/a Bell Atlantic-Vermont and Hyperion Communications of Vermont, Inc.
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CPG 506-C FINDINGS, ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING PETITION of JATO Operating Two Corp. for a certificate of public good to operate as a local provider of telecommunications services in Vermont



ORDERS ENTERED OCTOBER 19, 1999

5699 ORDER TERMINATING TRUST.  Petition of Quechee Service Company, Inc. for a certificate of public good and for approval of rates, rules and regulations     Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat

6181 ORDER ON MOTIONS FOR RECONSIDERATION.  Investigation into the use of a Net Metering System for the purchase and sale of electricity from small electrical generating systems to and from electric companies Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat

CPG # NM-7 FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING PETITION of NRG Systems, Inc. for a certificate of public good for an interconnected net metered electrical power system

CPG # NM-8 FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING PETITION of Charles Samsonow for a certificate of public good for an interconnected net metered electrical power system



CONTRACT ENTERED OCTOBER 19, 1999

SC 369 ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Town of Stowe Electric Department and Mount Mansfield Company, Inc.



ORDERS ENTERED OCTOBER 20, 1999

6260 FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING PETITION of Vermont Marble Power Division of OMYA, Inc. for a certificate of public good for transmission facility pole removal and replacement in Towns of Middlebury and Salisbury, Vermont  Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat

6270 PROCEDURAL ORDER RE:  MOTION TO COMPEL DISCOVERY AND NOTICE OF HEARING ON MOTION TO DISQUALIFY.  Investigation into petition of 16 Vermont electric utilities for alteration, modification and construction of power purchase agreements between qualifying facilities and Vermont Electric Power Producers, Inc., and for Amendment of Vermont Public Service Board Rule 4.100     Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat



ORDERS ENTERED OCTOBER 22, 1999

5980 STATUS CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM AND NOTICE OF TECHNICAL HEARING.  Investigation into the Department of Public Service's Energy Efficiency Plan In Re:  Phase II     Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat

6108 PROCEDURAL ORDER RE: COMPLIANCE STATEMENT GROUP I.  Investigation into preparations by Vermont utilities for computer operations in the year 2000     Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat

6108 PROCEDURAL ORDER RE:  COMPLIANCE STATEMENT GROUP IIA.Investigation into preparations by Vermont utilities for computer operations in year 2000     Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat

6108 PROCEDURAL ORDER RE:  COMPLIANCE STATEMENT GROUP IIB.Investigation into preparations by Vermont utilities for computer operations in year 2000     Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat

6108 PROCEDURAL ORDER RE:  COMPLIANCE STATEMENT GROUP III.Investigation into preparations by Vermont utilities for computer operations in year 2000    Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat

6280 PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM.  Petition of Citizens Utilities Company for approval of a fuel gross receipts tax credit under 33 V.S.A. Section 2503     Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat

6281 PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM.  Petition of Central Vermont Public Service Corporation for approval of a fuel gross receipts tax credit under 33 V.S.A. Section 2503     Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat

6282 PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM.  Petition of Green Mountain Power Corporation for approval of a fuel gross receipts tax credit under 33 V.S.A. Section 2503 Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat

6283 PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM.  Petition of Washington Electric Cooperative, Inc. for approval of a fuel gross receipts tax credit under 33 V.S.A. Section 2503 Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat

6284 PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM.  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 Lyndonville Electric Department, Village of Morrisville Water & Light Department, Village of Northfield Electric 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

6291 PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM AND NOTICE OF HEARING.  Investigation into Country Estates Water Company, Inc.'s rates which took effect October 1, 1999  Word Perfect Adobe Acrobat



ORDER ENTERED OCTOBER 25, 1999

5903 ORDER RE:  EMERGENCY MOTION REQUESTING ORDER CLARIFYING THE DEADLINES ESTABLISHED IN THE JULY 2, 1999, ORDER.  Investigation into Service Quality Standards, Privacy Protections, and other consumer safeguards for retail telecommunications service    Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat



ORDERS ENTERED OCTOBER 27, 1999

6276 FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF CONSENT APPROVING PETITION of RSL COM U.S.A., Inc for Nunc Pro Tunc approval of an assets transfer from CBS Corporation d/b/a Westinghouse Communications to RSL COM U.S.A., Inc. and for revocation of CBS Corporation d/b/a Westinghouse Communications' certificate of public good
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6278 FINDINGS AND ORDER APPROVING JOINT PETITION of Ionex Telecommunications, LLC, Telecom Resources, Inc. and Advanced Communications Group, Inc. for approval of transfer of control Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat

CPG # NM-10 FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING PETITION of Ken Gaertner for a CPG for an interconnected net metered electrical power system

CPG 412 REPORT, FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING PETITION of Custom Network Solutions, Inc., d/b/a CN Solutions for a CPG to operate as a reseller of telecommunications services within the State of Vermont

CPG 489 REPORT, FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING PETITION of American Farm Bureau, Inc., d/b/a The Farm Bureau Connection for a CPG to operate as a reseller of telecommunications services within the State of Vermont



ORDER ENTERED OCTOBER 28, 1999

6292 FINAL ORDER APPROVING RATE INCREASE.  Tariff filing of Vermont Gas Systems, Inc. requesting a 12.2% increase in its rates, to take effect November 1, 1999    Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat


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