Vermont Public Service Board

July 2007 Orders and Decisions


ORDERS ENTERED JULY 2, 2007

7183 and 7192 
SCHEDULING ORDER In Re:  Petition of Eight Ratepayers for an investigation of possible disclosure of private telephone records without customers' knowledge or consent by Verizon New England Inc., d/b/a Verizon Vermont and Petition of Vermont Department of Public Service for an investigation into alleged unlawful customer records disclosure by Verizon

7193 
SCHEDULING ORDER In Re:  Petition of Vermont Department of Public Service for an investigation into alleged unlawful customer records disclosure by AT&T Communications of New England, Inc.  

ORDERS ENTERED JULY 6, 2007

7285 
SCHEDULING MEMORANDUM In Re:  Petition of Vermont Transco, LLC, for authority to condemn easement rights in property interests of Katherine B. Arthaud, located in Charlotte, Vermont, for the purpose of constructing the 115 kV transmission line portion of the so-called VELCO Northwest Reliability Project

7286  SCHEDULING MEMORANDUM In Re:  Petition of Vermont Transco, LLC, for authority to condemn easement rights in property interests of Iris Muggenthaler, located in Charlotte, Vermont, for the purpose of constructing the 115 kV transmission line portion of the so-called VELCO Northwest Reliability Project

7287  SCHEDULING MEMORANDUM In Re:  Petition of Vermont Transco, LLC, for authority to condemn easement rights in property interests of KF Shelburne SH, LLC, located in Shelburne, Vermont, for the purpose of constructing the 115 kV transmission line portion of the so-called VELCO Northwest Reliability Project

7288  SCHEDULING MEMORANDUM In Re:  Petition of Vermont Transco, LLC, for authority to condemn easement rights in property interests of Northern Vermont Financial Corporation, located in Shelburne, Vermont, for the purpose of constructing the 115 kV transmission line portion of the so-called VELCO Northwest Reliability Project

7292  SCHEDULING MEMORANDUM In Re:  Petition of Vermont Transco, LLC, for authority to condemn easement rights in property interests of Thomas Jones-Low and Dawn Jones-Low, located in Ferrisburgh, Vermont, for the purpose of constructing the 115 kV transmission line portion of the so-called VELCO Northwest Reliability Project

7293  SCHEDULING MEMORANDUM In Re:  Petition of Vermont Transco, LLC, for authority to condemn easement rights in property interests of Matthew W. Watkins and Lisa W. Dulsky, located in Ferrisburgh, Vermont, for the purpose of constructing the 115 kV transmission line portion of the so-called VELCO Northwest Reliability Project

7294  SCHEDULING MEMORANDUM In Re:  Petition of Vermont Transco, LLC, for authority to condemn easement rights in property interests of Leonard E. Stearns and Kathleen M. Stearns, located in Ferrisburgh, Vermont, for the purpose of constructing the 115 kV transmission line portion of the so-called VELCO Northwest Reliability Project

7295  SCHEDULING MEMORANDUM In Re:  Petition of Vermont Transco, LLC, for authority to condemn easement rights in property interests of Joanna J. deBoer and Tini deBoer, located in New Haven, Vermont, for the purpose of constructing the 115 kV transmission line portion of the so-called VELCO Northwest Reliability Project

7296  SCHEDULING MEMORANDUM In Re:  Petition of Vermont Transco, LLC, for authority to condemn easement rights in property interests of Paul L. Cyr, III and Lynn M. Cyr, located in Ferrisburgh, Vermont, for the purpose of constructing the 115 kV transmission line portion of the so-called VELCO Northwest Reliability Project

7297  SCHEDULING MEMORANDUM In Re:  Petition of Vermont Transco, LLC, for authority to condemn easement rights in property interests of Peter P. Markowski and C. Elizabeth Markowski, located in Ferrisburgh, Vermont, for the purpose of constructing the 115 kV transmission line portion of the so-called VELCO Northwest Reliability Project

7299  SCHEDULING MEMORANDUM In Re:  Petition of Vermont Transco, LLC, for authority to condemn easement rights in property interests of Kennedy Bros., Inc., located in Vergennes, Vermont, for the purpose of constructing the 115 kV transmission line portion of the so-called VELCO Northwest Reliability Project

7300  SCHEDULING MEMORANDUM In Re:  Petition of Vermont Transco, LLC, for authority to condemn easement rights in property interests of Poquette Properties, LLC, located in Vergennes, Vermont, for the purpose of constructing the 115 kV transmission line portion of the so-called VELCO Northwest Reliability Project

7301  SCHEDULING MEMORANDUM In Re:  Petition of Vermont Transco, LLC, for authority to condemn easement rights in property interests of Margaret M. Berlin, located in Charlotte, Vermont, for the purpose of constructing the 115 kV transmission line portion of the so-called VELCO Northwest Reliability Project

7302  SCHEDULING MEMORANDUM In Re:  Petition of Vermont Transco, LLC, for authority to condemn easement rights in property interests of Jackson Joshua Clemmons and Lydia M. Clemmons, located in Charlotte, Vermont, for the purpose of constructing the 115 kV transmission line portion of the so-called VELCO Northwest Reliability Project

7304  SCHEDULING MEMORANDUM In Re:  Petition of Vermont Transco, LLC, for authority to condemn easement rights in property interests of Jean Pecor, located in Charlotte, Vermont, for the purpose of constructing the 115 kV transmission line portion of the so-called VELCO Northwest Reliability Project

7306  SCHEDULING MEMORANDUM In Re:  Petition of Vermont Transco, LLC, for authority to condemn easement rights in property interests of Olde Orchard Realty Partnership, L.P., located in South Burlington, Vermont, for the purpose of constructing the 115 kV transmission line portion of the so-called VELCO Northwest Reliability Project

ORDERS ENTERED JULY 9, 2007

CPG #NM-345 
ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING APPLICATION of Susan Mehrtens for an interconnected net metered photovoltaic electrical power system

CPG #NM-350  ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING APPLICATION of Michael Lew-Smith for an interconnected net metered wind turbine

ORDERS ENTERED JULY 11, 2007

7163 
ORDER CLOSING DOCKET In Re:  Joint Petition of Riverside Water Works, Inc. and the Canaan Fire District No. 1 for approval to transfer the public water supply system owned and operated by Riverside to the Fire District

7316  PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM In Re:  Investigation into regulation of Voice over Internet Protocol ("VoIP") services


ORDERS ENTERED JULY 12, 2007

7270  PROCEDURAL ORDER on Motion to Exclude Testimony In Re:  Joint Petition of Verizon New England, Inc., d/b/a Verizon Vermont, Certain Affiliates Thereof, and FairPoint Communications, Inc. for approval of an asset transfer, acquisition of control by merger and associated transactions

7270  ORDER Re:  Scope of Proceeding

7307  SCHEDULING ORDER In Re:  Investigation into Vermont Electric Utilities' Use of Smart Metering and Time-Based Rates

7308 
ORDER Approving Amendment No. 2 to Interconnection Agreement between Verizon New England, Inc., d/b/a Verizon Vermont and Broadview Networks, Inc.

7309  ORDER Approving Interconnection Agreement between Verizon New England Inc. d/b/a Verizon Vermont and New Horizons Communications Corp.


ORDER ENTERED JULY 13, 2007

7321  PROCEDURAL ORDER RE: PROTECTIVE AGREEMENT In Re:  Tariff filing of Central Vermont Public Service Corporation requesting a 4.46% increase in its rates, effective June 29, 2007, for implementation as of February 1, 2008


ORDER ENTERED JULY 17, 2007

7321  PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM In Re:  Tariff filing of Central Vermont Public Service Corporation requesting a 4.46% increase in its rates, effective June 29, 2007, for implementation as of February 1, 2008


ORDERS ENTERED JULY 18, 2007

7095  FINAL ORDER In Re:  Investigation into Central Vermont Public Service Corporation's Class Cost of Service Study and Rate Design Proposals

7313  ORDER RE: APPLICABILITY OF 30 V.S.A. 248(f) In Re:  Petition of Green Mountain Power Corporation for a certificate of public good, pursuant to 30 V.S.A. Section 248(j), authorizing the upgrade of its 5/7 MVA transformer to a 10/14 MVA transformer, and related equipment upgrades, at GMP's Ethan Allen Substation located on Hercules Drive in Colchester, Vermont

CPG #NM-354  ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING APPLICATION of Dana Dunnan for an interconnected net metered photovoltaic electrical power system

CPG #NM-355  ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING APPLICATION of Suzanne Fredericks for an interconnected net metered photovoltaic electrical power system


ORDER ENTERED JULY 20, 2007

7323  PREHEARING CONFERENCE MEMORANDUM AND SCHEDULING ORDER In Re:  Petition of three ratepayers versus Vermont Electric Cooperative, Inc., regarding bylaw amendment concerning easements


ORDERS ENTERED JULY 24, 2007

7054  ORDER ACCEPTING SETTLEMENT In Re:  Petition of Five Ratepayers of the Berlin Water Company requesting an investigation into the rates and charges of the Company

7095  ORDER APPROVING REVISIONS TO IMPLEMENTATION OF RATE 11 RATE DESIGN CHANGES In Re: Investigation into Central Vermont Public Service Corporation's Class Cost of Service Study and Rate Design Proposals


ORDERS ENTERED JULY 25, 2007

7257  ORDER APPROVING REVISED ATTACHMENT A In Re:  Investigation into Swanton Village Inc. Electric Department's proposed Service Quality and Reliability Performance, Monitoring and Reporting Plan

7261  ORDER APPROVING REVISED ATTACHMENT A In Re:  Investigation into the Village of Ludlow Electric Light Department's proposed Successor Service Quality and Reliability Performance, Monitoring and Reporting Plan

CPG #NM-356  ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING APPLICATION of Kristine Peeler for an interconnected net metered photovoltaic electrical power system

CPG #NM-359  ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING APPLICATION of Karen Y. Blair and Robert J. Fields for an interconnected net metered wind turnbine

CPG #NM-362  ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD APPROVING APPLICATION of Nicholas Meyer for an interconnected net metered wind turbine


ORDERS RE: NOTICE OF PROBABLE VIOLATIONS ISSUED JULY 25, 2007 AND JULY 26, 2007

DSN #293  In Re: Engineers Construction, Inc., as reported by Adelphia Cable

DSN #294  In Re: Charles Bowen Excavating, as reported by Vermont Telephone Company, Inc.

DSN #295  In Re:  Stone Preservation, as reported by Champlain Valley Telecom

DSN #296DSN #297DSN #298DSN #299DSN #300DSN #305DSN #335DSN #338DSN #340DSN #343DSN #354DSN #355, DSN #357DSN #361DSN #368DSN #380 DSN#381 In Re: Verizon

DSN #303DSN #304 In Re: Petricca Construction

DSN#308 In Re: Kiley Landscape Construction

DSN #309DSN #311, and  DSN #369 In Re: S.D. Ireland Construction

DSN #310 In Re: Taylor Rental Center

DSN #313DSN #327, and DSN #329 In Re: Central Vermont Public Service Corporation

DSN #315 In Re: Ron Bevins

DSN #318 and  DSN #333 In Re: Over and Under Piping Contractors

DSN #321 In Re: Vermont Well and Pump

DSN #322 In Re: Bruce Isham

DSN #323 In Re: Dale's Excavating

DSN #324 and  DSN #330 In Re: Champlain Valley Telecom

DSN #331 In Re: Heffernan Construction

DSN #332 In Re: Kingsbury Construction

DSN #334 In Re: Dale E. Percy

DSN #337 In Re: L.P. & M. Construction

DSN #339DSN #342DSN #344DSN #345DSN #350DSN #351 and  DSN #352 In Re: Adelphia

DSN #346DSN #347DSN #348DSN #356DSN #373DSN #376DSN #378 In Re: Comcast

DSN #341 In Re: Elm Hill Farm

DSN #349 In Re: Island Excavating Corporation

DSN #353 In Re: Rox Asphalt

DSN #360 In Re: Haystack Club

DSN #364 In Re: G.W. Tatro

DSN #365 In Re: Frank Whitcomb Construction

DSN #370 In Re: Earthworks

DSN #371 In Re: Vermont Gas Systems, Inc.

DSN #372 In Re: Joseph Russo Paving

DSN #379 In Re: Pillsbury Excavating


ORDERS ENTERED JULY 27, 2007

7085  SCHEDULING ORDER In Re:  Petitions of Town of Thetford, Village of Woodstock, City of St. Albans and Town of Rutland, Vermont, requesting an investigation into the terms and conditions of street light services offered by Central Vermont Public Service Corporation

7267  FINAL ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD Approving Petition of Central Vermont Public Service Corporation, pursuant to 30 V.S.A. 248(j), authorizing the upgrade of a 7.5 MVA to a 10 MVA transformer and related equipment upgrades at CVPS's North Elm Street substation in St. Albans, Vermont

7326  ORDER OPENING INVESTIGATION AND NOTICE OF HEARING In Re: Investigation into Village of Enosburg Falls Water & Light Department's tariff filing, requesting a 14.04% rate increase, to take effect August 1, 2007

7327  ORDER OPENING INVESTIGATION AND NOTICE OF HEARING In Re: Investigation into Village of Johnson Water & Light Department's tariff filing, requesting a 12.93% rate increase, to take effect August 1, 2007

CPG #NM-352  ORDER AND CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC GOOD Approving Application of Thomas Wales for an interconnected net metered photovoltaic electrical power system


ORDER ENTERED JULY 30, 2007

7301  ORDER AMENDING SCHEDULE In Re:  Petition of Vermont Transco, LLC, for authority to condemn easement rights in property interests of Margaret M. Berlin, located in Charlotte, Vermont, for the purpose of constructing the 115 kV transmission line portion of the so-called VELCO Northwest Reliability Project


ORDERS ENTERED JULY 31, 2007

6801  REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION TO CLOSE DOCKET In Re: Investigation into distributed utility planning in the Tafts Corner Substation DUP Target Area

7310  ORDER RE: PRO HACE VICE INTERVENTION In Re: Petition of Vermont Transco, LLC for authority to issue up to $150 million in Class A and Class B Units of Equity


 

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