Vermont Public Service Board

August 2001 Orders and Decisions


ORDERS ENTERED AUGUST 1, 2001

6133  PROCEDURAL ORDER RE: EXTENSION OF TIME TO FILE AGREEMENT.  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    Word Perfect    Adobe Acrobat

6330  PROCEDURAL ORDER RE: EXTENSION OF PHASE I.  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

6396  CONSOLIDATED OPINION In Re: 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        Word Perfect    Adobe Acrobat

6479  FINAL ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING PETITION of Vermont Electric Power Company, Inc. for a certificate of public good authorizing the construction of certain additions to its high-voltage transmission facilities located in the Towns of West Rutland and Cavendish, Vermont, to be known as the Rutland Regional Reliability Project -  Word Perfect    Adobe Acrobat
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6505  ORDER APPOINTING INTERIM THOUSANDS-BLOCK NUMBER POLLING ADMINISTRATOR.  Investigation into Area Code Relief for the State of Vermont        Word Perfect    Adobe Acrobat

6519  FINAL ORDER APPROVING JOINT PETITION of Claricom Networks, Inc., Claricom Holdings, Inc., Staples, Inc., Stacom Holdings, LLC, and Platinum Equity, LLC for approval of a Transfer of Control and Related Transactions
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6486  FINAL ORDER (AND STIPULATION) APPROVING RATE INCREASE In Re:  Tariff filing of Barnet Water System, Inc. requesting overall increase in its rates in the amount of 71.9%, to take effect April 1, 2001
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6528  FINAL ORDER APPROVING PETITION of Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Corporation for authorization and approval of a $50 million, 364-day secured revolving credit facility       Word Perfect    Adobe Acrobat

CPG 651-R  FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING PETITION of Optical Telephone Corporation for a certificate of public good to operate as a provider of telecommunications services in Vermont



ORDERS ENTERED AUGUST 2, 2001

6445  FINAL ORDER ACCEPTING SETTLEMENT IN RE: Petition of Vermont Department of Public Service requesting the Board to enforce Condition 43 of the Revised Certificates of Public Good issued to Mountain Cable Company and Better TV, Inc. of Bennington, both d/b/a Adelphia Cable Communications, in re:  house count surveys
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6501  SUPPLEMENTAL ORDER.  Petition of Topsham Telephone Company, Inc. for approval to finance a systemwide facilities upgrade by issuing new debt not to exceed $5,093,350 at interest rates to be set in accordance with U.S.D.A. Rules
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6530  ORDER OPENING INVESTIGATION AND NOTICE OF HEARING In Re:  Investigation into State Certification of Compliance by Ten Rural Telephone Companies with subsection 254(e) of the Telecommunications Act of 1996
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ORDERS ENTERED AUGUST 6, 2001

CPG NM 48  ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING APPLICATION of John Fontana for a certificate of public good for an interconnected net metered electrical power system

CPG 113  ORDER AMENDING CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD TO INCLUDE THE PROVISION OF COMMERCIAL MOBILE RADIO SERVICE.  Petition of Excel Telecommunications, Inc. to amend its certificate of public good to include the provision of commercial mobile radio services

CPG 650-CM  FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING PETITION of Sprint Spectrum, L.P. for a certificate of public good to operate as a provider of commercial mobile radio services in Vermont



ORDER ENTERED AUGUST 7, 2001

6290  PROCEDURAL ORDER RE: PETITIONS UNDER 30 V.S.A. § 21 In Re: Investigation into the establishment of guidelines for distributed utility planning by Vermont electric distribution utilities  Word Perfect    Adobe Acrobat



ORDERS ENTERED AUGUST 14, 2001

5670 and 5670-A  PROPOSED DISMISSAL ORDER.  Board Investigation in re: Department of Public Service's Petition for a generic investigation into expanded telephone local calling areas AND  Board Investigation into local service rate designs of the Ludlow, Perkinsville, and Topsham Telephone Companies, In Re: EAS Compliance Filings    Word Perfect    Adobe Acrobat

5834  ORDER GRANTING EXTENSION OF PRIOR BOARD ORDERS In Re: 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 No. 51       Word Perfect    Adobe Acrobat

6107  ORDER RE: ADDITIONAL BASELINES.  Tariff filing of Green Mountain Power Corporation requesting a 12.9% rate increase, to take effect June 22, 1998        Word Perfect    Adobe Acrobat

6328  ORDER CLOSING DOCKET.  Tariff filing of Washington Electric Cooperative, Inc. re: proposed rate design changes, to take effect January 3, 2000          Word Perfect    Adobe Acrobat

6515  FINAL ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING PETITION of Vermont Electric Power Company, Inc. for a certificate of public good pursuant to 30 V.S.A. Section 248(j) for the permanent installation of the capacitor bank at the Georgia substation, located in the Town of Georgia, Vermont, for the purpose of reinforcing the transmission system
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CPG 652-R  FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING PETITION of Keen LD, Inc. for a certificate of public good to operate as a provider of telecommunications services in Vermont

CPG 653-R  FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING PETITION of America's Digital Satelite Telephone, Inc. for a certificate of public good to operate as a provider of telecommunications services in Vermont

CPG 655-CR  FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING PETITION of Vectren Communications Services, Inc. for a certificate of public good to operate as a provider of telecommunications services in Vermont, including to the local exchange



CONTRACTS ENTERED AUGUST 15, 2001

SC 454  ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Green Mountain Power Corporation and South Burlington Middle School

SC 459  ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Village of Lyndonville Electric Department and Burke Mountain Operating Company

SC 464  ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between City of Burlington Electric Department and Voluntary Load Response Customers



ORDER ENTERED AUGUST 17, 2001

6533  PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM In Re: Application of Verizon New England Inc. d/b/a Verizon Vermont for a favorable recommendation to offer InterLATA Services under 47 U.S.C. 271    Word Perfect    Adobe Acrobat



ORDER ENTERED AUGUST 20, 2001

6530  FIRST PROCEDURAL ORDER RE: SCHEDULING.  Investigation into State Certification of Compliance by Nine Rural Telephone Companies with Subsection 254(e) of the Telecommunications Act of 1996  Word Perfect    Adobe Acrobat



ORDER ENTERED AUGUST 23, 2001

6543  ORDER SUSPENDING TARIFF FILING.  Initial tariff filing of Essex Communications, Inc., d/b/a eLEC Communications of Vermont, to take effect September 1, 2001       Word Perfect    Adobe Acrobat



ORDER ENTERED AUGUST 27, 2001

6330  PROCEDURAL ORDER RE: MOTION TO DIRECT ALL PARTIES TO RESPOND TO STATUS REPORT.  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



ORDER ENTERED AUGUST 28, 2001

6542  TEMPORARY RESTRAINING ORDER In Re:  Petition of Vermont Department of Public Service for a Board investigation into the business practices of Essex Communications, Inc., d/b/a eLec Communications of Vermont and Request for Temporary Restraining Order        Word Perfect    Adobe Acrobat



ORDER ENTERED AUGUST 29, 2001

6541  ORDER ON MOTION FOR TEMPORARY RESTRAINING ORDER In Re: Petition of National Mobile Communications Corporation d/b/a SoverNet Communications vs. Verizon New England Inc. d/b/a Verizon Vermont re: dispute concerning interconnection arrangements            Word Perfect    Adobe Acrobat



ORDER ENTERED AUGUST 30, 2001

6521  PREHEARING CONFERENCE REPORT AND NISI  GRANT OF MOTION TO INTERVENE.  Petitions of The Helicon Group, LP d/b/a Charter Communications, for renewal of its Certificates of Public Good for its cable systems located in the Towns of Barnet, Barre (City & Town), Berlin, Bradford, Burke, Cabot, Calais, Chelsea, Concord, Danville, East Montpelier, Groton, Kirby, Lyndon, Marshfield, Newbury, Orange, Peacham, Plainfield, Royalton, Ryegate, Sheffield, St. Johnsbury, Sutton, Tunbridge, Washington, Waterford, Wells River (Village), Wheelock, Williamstown, Woodbury, and Worcester, Vermont
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