Vermont Public Service Board

June 2000 Orders and Decisions


ORDER ENTERED JUNE 1, 2000

6349  PROCEDURAL ORDER RE: PROTECTIVE AGREEMENT.  Petition of MCI WorldCom, Inc. and Sprint Corporation for approval to transfer control of Sprint Corporation's Vermont Operating Subsidiaries to MCI WorldCom, Inc.
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ORDERS ENTERED JUNE 2, 2000

6375  ORDER RE: MOTION FOR FURTHER RELIEF.  Petition of Vermont Electric Power Company, Inc. and Citizens Utilities Company for a waiver of the prohibition upon site preparation for and construction of electric transmission facilities -
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CPG 485  ORDER REVOKING CPG.  Petition of Cable & Wireless Global Markets, Inc. for a certificate of public good to operate as a reseller of telecommunications services within the State of Vermont

CPG 553-R  REPORT, FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD ISSUED GRANTING PETITION of PT-1 Long Distance, Inc. for a certificate of public good to operate as a reseller of intrastate telecommunications services

CPG 563-R  REPORT, FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD ISSUED GRANTING PETITION of Enhanced Communications Group, LLC for a certificate of public good to operate as a reseller of intrastate telecommunications services

CPG 564-RD  REPORT, FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD ISSUED GRANTING PETITION of TeleCents Communications, Inc. for a certificate of public good to operate as a reseller of intrastate telecommunications services

CPG 565-C  FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD ISSUED GRANTING PETITION of TelJet, Inc. for a certificate of public good to operate as a provider of telecommunications services in Vermont, including service to the local exchange

CPG 566-RD  REPORT, FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD ISSUED GRANTING PETITION of Sterling Time Company for a certificate of public good to operate as a reseller of intrastate telecommunications services



ORDERS ENTERED JUNE 5, 2000

5826  REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION APPROVING STIPULATION AND CLOSING DOCKET.  Investigation into Vermont Marble Power Division of OMYA, Inc.'s Integrated Resource Plan filed on October 3, 1994
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6063  FINAL ORDER CLOSING DOCKET.  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
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6335  PROCEDURAL ORDER RE: OBJECTIONS TO TESTIMONY AND REQUESTS FOR RECONSIDERATION AND NOTICE OF STATUS CONFERENCE.  Investigation into the proposed firm-transportation service tariff filed by Vermont Gas Systems, Inc., to take effect February 1, 2000    Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat

6378  FINAL ORDER.  Investigation into Universal Service Fund Charge for Fiscal Year 2001
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ORDER ENTERED JUNE 6, 2000

CPG 559-R  REPORT, FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD ISSUED GRANTING PETITION of ezTel Network Services, LLC for a certificate of public good to operate as a reseller of intrastate telecommunications services



ORDERS ENTERED JUNE 7, 2000

6158  ORDER RE: EXTENSION OF STAY OF PROCEEDING AND TEMPORARY RATES.  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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6300  PROCEDURAL ORDER RE:  PRELIMINARY SCHEDULE OF WITNESSES.  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

6379  ORDER RE: MOTION TO WITHDRAW AND SUBSTITUTE COUNSEL.  Investigation into dispute regarding the provision of customer information to Efficiency Vermont by the Village of Hyde Park Electric Department, the Morrisville Water and Light Department, the Barton Village Inc. Electric Department, and the Vermont Marble Power Division of OMYA, Inc.
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6384  PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM.  Tariff filing of Washington Electric Cooperative, Inc. re: proposed reduction to the monthly water heater timer credit, to take effect June 1, 2000  Word PerfectAdobe Acrobat



CONTRACT ENTERED JUNE 7, 2000

SC 405  ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Green Mountain Power Corporation ad IDX Systems Corporation



ORDER ENTERED JUNE 8, 2000

6120  FINAL ORDER RE: RATE DESIGN.  Tariff filing of Central Vermont Public Service Corporation requesting a 12.9% rate increase, to take effect July 27, 1998 (in re: proposed rate design change) Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat



ORDERS ENTERED JUNE 13, 2000

6209  WORKSHOP REPORT, NOTICE OF STATUS CONFERENCE, AND HEARING OFFICERS' STATEMENT.  Investigation into the acquisition and use of Central Office Codes by Local Exchange Carriers in Vermont
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6371  PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM.  Investigation of Village of Lyndonville Electric Department's tariff filing requesting a 6.61% rate increase, to take effect May 1, 2000    Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat



ORDERS ENTERED JUNE 14, 2000

6019  CLOSING ORDER.  Tariff filing of Central Vermont Public Service Corporation re: proposed rate design changes, to take effect 11/6/97    Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat

6217  CLOSING ORDER.  Investigation into Vermont Electric Cooperative, Inc.'s Integrated Resource Plan filed on
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6313  FINAL ORDER APPROVING PETITION of PaeTec Communications, Inc. for approval of a transfer of control
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6323  FINAL ORDER.  Tariff Filing of Riverside Water Works, Inc. requesting:  (1) a 444% increase in its rates; (2) proposed rate design changes; and (3) revisions to its Rules &  Regulations; to take effect January 1, 2000
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6335  STATUS CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM AND NOTICE OF CANCELLED HEARINGS.  Investigation into the proposed firm-transportation service tariff filed by Vermont Gas Systems, Inc., to take effect February 1, 2000
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6376  FINAL ORDER APPROVING JOINT PETITION of Convergent Communications, Inc. and Texas Pacific Group for approval of a transfer of control    Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat

6382  FINAL ORDER APPROVING INTERCONNECTION AGREEMENT between New England Telephone and Telegraph Company d/b/a Bell Atlantic-Vermont and National Mobile Communications, Corp.    Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat

6383  FINAL ORDER APPROVING INTERCONNECTION AGREEMENT between New England Telephone and Telegraph Company d/b/a Bell Atlantic-Vermont and Arch Paging, Inc. and Mobile Communications Corporation of America, Inc.    Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat

CPG NM-22  FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING application of George and Carolyn Brown for a certificate of public good for an interconnected net metered electrical power system

CPG 402 & 440  ORDER REVOKING CPG.  Petition of SmartStop, Inc. for revocation of its certificates of public good to operate as a reseller of telecommunications services and to provide customer-owned, coin-operated telephone services in the State of Vermont



ORDER ENTERED JUNE 16, 2000

6101 and 6223  ORDER ON ADELPHIA'S MOTION TO RECONSIDER.  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



ORDER ENTERED JUNE 19, 2000

6290  STATUS CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM.  Investigation into the establishment of guidelines for distributed utility planning by Vermont electric distribution utilities    Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat



ORDERS ENTERED JUNE 21, 2000

6374  FINAL ORDER APPROVING RESALE AGREEMENT between New England Telephone and Telegraph Company d/b/a Bell Atlantic-Vermont and International Telephone Group, Inc.    Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat

6377  FINAL ORDER APPROVING JOINT PETITION of Teleglobe USA, Inc., Telco Holdings, Inc., Excel Telecommunications, Inc., Long Distance Wholesale Club, Inc. and BCE, Inc. for approval of a transfer of control
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6381  FINAL ORDER APPROVING RESALE AGREEMENT between New England Telephone and Telegraph Company d/b/a Bell Atlantic-Vermont and ServiSense.com, Inc.        Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat

6387  FINAL ORDER APPROVING JOINT PETITION of UnidialCommunications, Inc. and Metracom, LLC for approval of a transfer of control  Word PerfectAdobe Acrobat

CPG 557  REPORT, FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING PETITION of North Country Cablevision, Inc., to provide cable television service to the Town of Fairfield, Vermont

CPG 569-CO  REPORT, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING APPLICATION of Lucienne Segura for a certificate of public good to offer customer-owned, coin-operated telephone service in Vermont



ORDERS ENTERED JUNE 22, 2000

6367  ORDER AMENDING CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD TO REFLECT NAME CHANGE.  Petition of Allnet Communications Services, Inc. d/b/a Frontier Communications Services to amend its certificate of public good to reflect a name change    Order:    Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat
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6393  FINAL ORDER APPROVING PETITION of Vermont Electric Cooperative, Inc. for approval to issue a term note in the amount of $500,000  Word PerfectAdobe Acrobat

6395  ORDER OPENING INVESTIGATION AND NOTICE OF HEARING.  Investigation into the Issuance of a Certificate of Public Good, pursuant to Section 231 of Title 30, to Mountain Cable Company, Better TV, Inc. of Bennington, Lake Champlain Cable Television Corporation, Richmond Cable Television Corporation, Multi-Channel TV Cable Company, FrontierVision Operating Partners, L.P., Harron Communications Corporation and Young's Cable TV Corporation for the provision of telecommunications services Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat



ORDER ENTERED JUNE 23, 2000

6379  FINAL ORDER.  Investigation into dispute re: the provision of customer information to Efficiency Vermont by the Village of Hyde Park Electric Department, the Morrisville Water and Light Department, the Barton Village Inc. Electric Department, and the Vermont Marble Power Division of OMYA, Inc.    Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat

CPG NM-11 ORDER ON MOTION TO RECONSIDER In Re: Petition of David and Jan Blittersdorf requesting a certificate of public good for an interconnected net metered wind-generated electrical power system located on petitioners's property on Dorset Street in Charlotte, Vermont; In Re: Compliance Issues     Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat



ORDER ENTERED JUNE 27, 2000

6330  ORDER RE: MODULE ONE EXTENSION.  Petition of Central Vermont Public Service Corporation and Green Mountain Power Corporation requesting an investigation into the establishment of retail access policies and procedures
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ORDER ENTERED JUNE 29, 2000

6300  ORDER RE: REQUEST FOR ENLARGEMENT OF BRIEFING SCHEDULE.  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 JUNE 30, 2000

5980  CLOSING ORDER RE: PETITION FOR ALLOCATION OF COSTS UNDER 30 V.S.A SECTION 21.  Investigation into the Department of Public Service's Proposed Energy Efficiency Plan In Re: Petition of 14 Municipals Utilities concerning the allocation of costs under 30 V.S.A Section 21   Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat

6252  FINAL ORDER AND AMENDED CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD.  Petitions 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
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6325  FINAL ORDER APPROVING STIPULATION AND CLOSING INVESTIGATION of Vermont Electric Cooperative, Inc.'s tariff filing requesting a 12.87% rate increase, to take effect January 1, 2000    Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat

6330  ORDER RE: PROPOSAL TO INCLUDE WORKER ISSUES IN SCOPE.  Petition of Central Vermont Public Service Corporation and Green Mountain Power Corporation requesting an investigation into the establishment of retail access policies and procedures    Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat

6385  FINAL ORDER APPROVING JOINT PETITION of Zenex Long Distance, Inc., Prestige Investments, Inc., Shareholders of Prestige Investments, Inc., and Lone Wolf Energy, Inc. for approval of a transfer of control   Word Perfect Adobe Acrobat

6386  FINAL ORDER APPROVING JOINT PETITION of Adelphia Business Solutions Operations, Inc. and Adelphia Business Solutions of Vermont for approval of a transfer of control    Word Perfect  Adobe Acrobat

6396  ORDER OPENING INVESTIGATION AND NOTICE OF PREHEARING CONFERENCE.  Petition of VEPP Inc. for a declaratory ruling regarding the legal authority of the Public Service Board to issue voluntary administrative securitization orders relative to qualifying facilities currently holding purchase power contracts under Board Rule 4.100
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CPG NM-23  FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING APPLICATION of Abigail Faulkner and Hobart Givion for a certificate of public good for an interconnected net metered electrical power system

CPG NM-24  FINDINGS, ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING APPLICATION of John Schottland for a certificate of public good for an interconnected net metered electrical power system


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