Vermont Public Service Board

May 2003 Orders and Decisions


CONTRACTS ENTERED MAY 2, 2003

SC 626 and 627 
ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Vermont Electric Cooperative, Inc. and Load Response Customers

SC 629 and 630  ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Green Mountain Power Corporation and Load Response Customers

SC 631  ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Village of Barton, Inc. Electric Department and Load Response Customers

SC 632  ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Village of Enosburg Falls Water & Light Department and Load Response Customers

SC 633  ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Town of Hardwick Electric Department and Load Response Customers

SC 634  ELECTRIC Special Contract aproval between Village of Hyde Park Electric Department and Load Response Customers

SC 635  ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Village of Jacksonville Electric Company and Load Response Customers

SC 636  ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Village of Johnson Water & Light Department and Load Response Customers

SC 637  ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Village of Ludlow Electric Department and Load Response Customers

SC 638  ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Village of Lyndonville Electric Department and Load Response Customers

SC 639  ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Village of Morrisville Water & Light Department and Load Response Customers

SC 640  ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Village of Northfield Electric Department and Load Response Customers

SC 641  ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Village of Orleans Electric Department and Load Response Customers

SC 642  ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Town of Readsboro Electric Light Department and Load Response Customers

SC 643  ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Town of Stowe Electric Department and Load Response Customers

SC 644  ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Swanton Village, Inc. Electric Department and Load Response Customers

SC 645  ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Vermont Marble Power Division of OMYA, Inc. and Load Response Customers

SC 647 and 6448  ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between City of Burlington Electric Department and Load Response Customers

SC 649  ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Citizens Communications Company d/b/a Citizens Energy Services and Load Response Customers

SC 650  ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Washington Electric Cooperative, Inc. and Load Response Customers

ORDER ENTERED MAY 5, 2003

6793 
FINAL ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING PETITION of Town of Stowe Electric Department, pursuant to 30 V.S.A. Section 248, to expand an existing substation, relocate a 34.5 kV transmission line, and remove an existing substation in the Town of Stowe, Vermont, for the purpose of upgrading electric service to Stowe Mountain Resort and the surrounding area          Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat
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ORDERS ENTERED MAY 6, 2003

6209 
SCOPING ORDER AND HEARING SCHEDULE.  Investigation into the Acquisition and Use of Central Office Codes by Local Exchange Carriers in Vermont      Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6780  PROCEDURAL ORDER RE:  INTERVENTION.  Joint Petition of Gateway Cablevision Corporation (Gateway) to sell and Southern Vermont Cable West Dover Corporation (Southern Vermont) to purchase Gateway's cable television system that serves the Towns of Dover, Jacksonville and Whitingham, Vermont; and petition of Southern Vermont for a certificate of public good to operate said system, and for approval of financing for the acquisition of the system
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6829  PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM.  Tariff filing of Vermont Gas Systems, Inc. requesting a 10.6% rate increase, to take effect April 21, 2003, and to be implemented on October 1, 2003      Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6830  PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM.  Petition of certain residents of the Foothills Development in Jericho, Vermont, requesting an investigation into the operations of the Foothills Water Company      Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

ORDERS ENTERED MAY 7, 2003

6833 
PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM AND SCHEDULING ORDER.  Petition of Dalton Hydro, LLC, for a certificate of public good to own and operate certain hydroelectric generating facilities located at the Gilman Dam in the Town of Gilman, Vermont, and for de minimis regulation      Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

ORDERS ENTERED MAY 9, 2003

5841/5859 
STATUS CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM.  Investigaiton 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      Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6670  FINAL ORDER ACCEPTING SETTLEMENT AND CLOSING INVESTIGATION.  Petition of Vermont Department of Public Service for a Board investigation into the business practices of, and sanctions against, Gateway Cablevision Corporation, and for an order directing Gateway to show cause why its Certificate of Public Good should not be revoked      Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6681  FINAL ORDER DISMISSING DOCKET.  Petition to impose penalties upon White Mountain Cable Company re:  probable Dig Safe violation involving a Green Mountain Power Corporation utility line located in Vergennes, Vermont
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6763  ORDER AND NOTICE OF HEARINGS.  Investigation into the use by Verizon New England Inc., d/b/a Verizon Vermont, of creosote-based preservative on new poles      Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6812  PROCEDURAL ORDER RE:  PROTECTIVE AGREEMENT.  Petition of Entergy Nuclear Vermont Yankee, LLC and Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc., for a certificate of public good to modify certain generation facilities at the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station in order to increase the Station's generation output   Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6823  FINAL ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING PETITION of Green Mountain Power Corporation for cpg, pursuant to 30 V.S.A. § 248(j), authorizing the reconstruction and upgrade of an 0.5-mile segment of its 3314 transmission line between GMP's Town Line and Substation #44 located in Williston, Vermont, and GMP's Digital Substation #43 located in South Burlington, Vermont      Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat       Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6825  ORDER GRANTING VEC'S MOTION TO INTERVENE.  Joint Petition of Citizens Communications Company and Vermont Electric Power Company, Inc. for a certificate of consent for the proposed sale of certain transmission assets of Citizens and VELCO      Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

CPG #NM-73  FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING APPLICATION of John Robohm for an interconnected net metered wind turbine     

ORDER ENTERED MAY 13, 2003

6819 
FINAL ORDER, CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD, AND CERTIFICATE OF CONSENT APPROVING JOINT PETITION of Teleglobe USA, Inc., Teleglobe USA LLC, and TLGB Corporation for approval of transfer of assets and related transactions      Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat       Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat    Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

ORDERS ENTERED MAY 14, 2003

6836 
PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM.  Investigation into Verizon New England Inc., d/b/a Verizon Vermont, Petition for waiver of certain service results measured under the performance assurance plan   Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

CPG #NM-74  FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING APPLICATION of Fred and Kathleen Mushkat for an interconnected net metered photovoltaic electrical power system

ORDER ENTERED MAY 15, 2003

6750 
PROCEDURAL ORDER RE:  SCHEDULE.  Investigation into Vermont Electric Cooperative, Inc.'s tariff filing request for revisions to its rate design structure in re cost reallocation among customer classes      Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

ORDER ENTERED MAY 16, 2003

6763 
PROCEDURAL ORDER ON SCHEDULING AND SCOPING.  Investigation into the use by Verizon New England Inc. d/b/a Verizon Vermont, of creosote-based preservative on new poles       Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat
ORDERS ENTERED MAY 20, 2003

6816 
FINAL ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING PETITION of Vermont Electric Power Company, Inc., pursuant to 30 V.S.A. § 248 (j), authorizing the replacement of two 115 kV circuit switchers at VELCO's Cold River Substation located in the Town of Clarendon, Vermont, with two 115 kV circiut breakers, and the related expansion of the existing control building, to accommodate the upgrade   Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat       Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6834  PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM In Re:  Investigation into Petition of the Vermont Department of Public Service for an Investigation in the Universal Service Fund Charge for Fiscal Year 2004   Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat  

ORDERS ENTERED MAY 21, 2003

6799 
ORDER APPROVING AGREEMENT.  Investigation into distributed utility planning in the Lamoille County Loop DUP Target Area       Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat  

6800  ORDER APPROVING AGREEMENT.  Investigation into distributed utility planning in the Mount Snow DUP Target Area      Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat  

6840  FINAL ORDER, CERTIFICATE OF CONSENT, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING JOINT PETITION of Broadwing Communications Services, Inc., Communications Broadwing Telecommunications, Inc., and C III Operations, LLC, for approval of a Sale of Assets and Related Transactions      Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat       Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat    Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6845  ORDER OPENING INVESTIGATION AND NOTICE OF HEARING.  Investigation into the rates, charges, billing practices, and management of Mountain Water Company      Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat  

CPG 220  ORDER REVOKING CPG.  Petition of National Accounts of New Jersey, Inc. for Revocation of its Certificate of Public Good to Operate as a Telecommunications Provider in the State of Vermont

CPG 323  ORDER REVOKING CPG.  Petition of Telco Partners, Inc., for Revocation of its Certificate of Public Good to Operate as a Telecommunications Provider in the State of Vermont

CPG 439  ORDER REVOKING CPG.  Petition of APS, Inc., d/b/a Atlantic Payphone Services, for revocation of its certificate of public good

CPG 600-C  ORDER REVOKING CPG.  Petition of Burlington Networks, LLC, for Revocation of its Certificate of Public Good to Operate as a Telecommunications Provider in the State of Vermont

CPG 606  ORDER REVOKING CPG.  Petition of Raelene Bardwell for revocation of her Certificate of Public Good to provide customer-owned, coin-operated telephone service in Vermont

CPG 740-CR  FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING PETITION of NEON Connect, Inc., to operate as a provider of telecommunications services in Vermont, including service to the local exchange

CPG 741-CR  FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING PETITION of Communication Solutions Partners, Inc., to operate as a provider of telecommunications services in Vermont, including service to the local exchange

CPG 742-R  FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING PETITION of ITI Inmate Telephone, Inc., to operate as a provider of telecommunications services in Vermont

CPG 744-CM  FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING PETITION of Star Number, Inc., to operate as a provider of commercial mobile radio services in Vermont

CONTRACTS ENTERED MAY 21, 2003

SC 623 
ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Swanton Village Inc. Electric Department and Vermont Fastener Company, Inc.

SC 646  ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Central Vermont Public Service Corporation and Energizer Battery Manufacturing, Inc.

ORDER ENTERED MAY 22, 2003

6743 and 6828 
PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM.  Investigation into Possible Alterations at Green Mountain Power Corporation's West Danville Dam and Petition of Green Mountain Power Corporation for authorization to make alteration to the West Danville Dam located at the outlet of Joe's Pond in West Danville, Vermont   Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

ORDERS ENTERED MAY 23, 2003

6839 
PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM.  Joint Petition of Vermont Electric Power Company, Inc., Green Mountain Power Corporation and Vermont Electric Cooperative, Inc., for a certificate of public good authorizing the construction of a substation at Tafts Corner and the construction of a switching station on Hinesburg Road in Williston, Vermont, and the associated construction and improvement of transmission lines from Tafts Corner to the switching station to the existing Digital substation to Dorset Street in South Burlington, Vermont      Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

6851  ORDER OPENING INVESTIGATION AND NOTICE OF HEARING and ATTACHMENT OF QUESTIONS TO PARTIES.  Investigation into Green Mountain Power Corporation's Successor Service Quality and Reliability Performance, Monitoring and Reporting Plan      Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat       Attachment as WPD     Attachment as PDF

CPG #NM-75  FINDINGS, ORDER, AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD GRANTING APPLICATION of Vermont Technical College for an interconnected net metered wind turbine

ORDERS ENTERED MAY 29, 2003

6817 
FINAL ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING JOINT PETITION of Central Vermont Public Service Corporation (CVPS) and Agri-Mark, Inc. for the construction by Agri-Mark, Inc. of a substation at its manufacturing facility located in Middlebury, Vermont, and the construction by CVPS of approximately 2,000 feet of 46 kV transmission line to provide service to Agri-Mark's proposed substation   Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat    Word Perfect     Adobe Acrobat

CPG 222  ORDER GRANTING PETITION of Premiere Communications, Inc., for revocation of its Certificate of Public Good to Operate as a Telecommunications Provider in the State of Vermont

CPG 488  ORDER GRANTING PETITION of Promise-Net International, Ltd., for revocation of its Certificate of Public Good to Oprate as a Telecommunications Provider in the State of Vermont

CONTRACTS ENTERED MAY 29, 2003

SC 628  ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Central Vermont Public Service Corporation and Participating Members relating to Real-Time Price Load Response Programs

SC 653  ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Barton Village, Inc. Electric Department and Participating Members relating to Real-Time Price Load Response Programs

SC 654  ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Enosburg Falls Water and Light Department and Participating Members relating to Real-Time Price Load Response Programs

SC 655  ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Town of Hardwick Electric Department and Participating Members relating to Real-Time Price Load Response Programs

SC 656  ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Village of Hyde Park Electric Department and Participating Members relating to Real-Time Price Load Response Programs

SC 657  ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Village of Jacksonville Electric Company and Participating Members relating to Real-Time Price Load Response Programs

SC 658 
ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Village of Johnson Water and Light Department and Participating Members relating to Real-Time Price Load Response Programs

SC 659  ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Village of Ludlow Electric Light Department and Participating Members relating to Real-Time Price Load Response Programs

SC 660  ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Village of Lyndonville Electric Department and Participating Members relating to Real-Time Price Load Response Programs

SC 661  ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Village of Morrisville Water and Light Department and Participating Members relating to Real-Time Price Load Response Programs

SC 662  ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Village of Northfield Electric Department and Participating Members relating to Real-Time Price Load Response Programs

SC 663  ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Village of Orleans Electric Department and Participating Members relating to Real-Time Price Load Response Programs

SC 664  ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Town of Readsboro Electric Light Department and Participating Members relating to Real-Time Price Load Response Programs

SC 665  ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Town of Stowe Electric Department and Participating Members relating to Real-Time Price Load Response Programs

SC 666  ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Swanton Village, Inc. Electric Department and Participating Members relating to Real-Time Price Load Response Programs

SC 667  ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Central Vermont Public Service Corporation and Participating Members relating to Real-Time Demand Load Response Programs

SC 668  ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Citizens Communications Company d/b/a Citizens Energy Services and Participating Members relating to Real-Time Demand Load Response Programs

SC 669  ELECTRIC Special Contract approval between Green Mountain Power Corporation and Participating Members relating to Real-Time Demand Load Response Programs


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