PSC Home l Agencies & Organizations l Sitemap l FAQ l Newsroom l General Information
Print Friendly
home > executive secretary's office > administrative session agenda

UTILITIES DIVISION AGENDA

FOR

ADMINISTRATIVE SESSION

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2017

10:00 A.M.

 

 

                                            Proposed Consent Agenda


 

Note:  The total civil penalties assessed for Item C-1 below are $150,000.  Of these assessed penalties, $114,000 can be mitigated with attendance at Commission approved damage prevention training, leaving a remainder of $36,000 in assessed civil penalties payable to the Commission for ultimate remittance to the State Treasury.

C-1.    Consideration of Commission Approval of Signed Consent Agreements in resolution of the following GUFPA violations:

            (a)      DOCKET NO.
40947: K.M. Davis Contracting Co., Inc.; GUFPA
                        Case Nos. 15-04406,
15-04407 and 15-04411; O.C.G.A. §§ 25-9-
                        8(a), 25-9-8(b), 25-9-8(e); $15,000/$12,000

            (b)      DOCKET NO.
41001: G.S. Construction, Inc.; GUFPA Case No.
                        16-00827; O.C.G.A. §§ 25-9-8(a), 25-9-8(b); $5,000/$4,000 

            (c)       DOCKET NO.
41337: Charter Communications; GUFPA Case
                        Nos. 15-04198, 15-04200, 15-04201, 15-04202, 16-04023, 17-
                        05673, 17-05674, 17-05675, 17-05676, 17-05677, 17-05678, 17-
                        05680, 17-05681, 17-05682, 17-05683, 17-05684; O.C.G.A. §§
                        25-9-7(a), 25-9-8(a), 25-9-8(b), 25-9-9(a); $42,500/$34,000

            (d)      DOCKET NO.
41417: Delta Plumbing, Inc.; GUFPA Case No. 17-
                        05704; O.C.G.A. §§ 25-9-8(a), 25-9-8(b); $5,000/$5,000

            (e)       DOCKET NO.
41520: APA Color Graphics, Inc.; GUFPA Case
                        No. 17-05779; O.C.G.A. §§ 25-9-8(a), 25-9-8(b); $5,000/$4,000 

            (f)        DOCKET NO
41553: Southern Pro Landscaping, Inc.; GUFPA
                        Case No. 17-05659; O.C.G.A. §§ 25-9-6(a), 25-9-8(e);
                        $10,000/$9,000

 

 

            (g)      DOCKET NO. 41566: Capital Commercial Contracting, Inc.;
                        GUFPA Case No. 17-05895; O.C.G.A. §§ 25-9-8(a), 25-9-8(b),
                        25-9-8(e); $10,000/$9,500 


            (h)       DOCKET NO
41571: FG Walls & Foundation, Inc.; GUFPA Case
                        No. 16-02270; O.C.G.A. §§ 25-9-6(a), 25-9-8(e); $10,000/$9,500 

            (i)        DOCKET NO.
41591: B&D Concrete, Incorporated; GUFPA
                        Case No. 17-05797; O.C.G.A. §§ 25-9-8(a), 25-9-8(b);
                        $5,000/$4,000 

            (j)        DOCKET NO.
41602: Robert Hicklin Grading, Inc.; GUFPA Case
                        No. 17-04431; O.C.G.A. §§ 25-9-8(a), 25-9-8(b), 25-9-8(e);
                        $10,000/$0,000 

            (k)       DOCKET NO.
41616: Chumley's Paving & Grading, Inc.; GUFPA
                        Case No. 17-05901; O.C.G.A. §§ 25-9-8(a), 25-9-8(b);
                        $5,000/$4,000  

            (l)        DOCKET NO.
41619: Cornerstone Electric, Inc.; GUFPA Case
                        No. 17-05915; O.C.G.A. §§ 25-9-6(c), 25-9-8(e); $7,500/$6,000 

            (m)     DOCKET NO.
41629: Excellere Construction, LLC; GUFPA Case
                        Nos. 17-06009 and 17-06011; O.C.G.A. §§ 25-9-8(a), 25-9-8(b);
                        $10,000/$8,000 

            (n)       DOCKET NO.
41642: Chewning Services, L.L.C.; GUFPA Case
                        No. 17-05986; O.C.G.A. § 25-9-6(a); $5,000/$5,000  

            (o)       DOCKET NO.
41644: PowerHouse Retail Services, L.L.C.; GUFPA
                        Case No. 17-05978; O.C.G.A. § 25-9-6(a); $5,000/$0,000

            (p)      DOCKET NO. 40962: V & D Cable Technology, L.L.C.; GUFPA
                        Case Nos. 15-03490, 15-03490, 15-03557, 16-00056, 16-00057,
                        16-00143, 16-01316, 16-01317, 16-01320, 16-01321, 17-05210,
                        17-05211; O.C.G.A. §§ 25-9-8(a), 25-9-8(b); $55,000/$47,500 
(Will Culbreath, Yolanda Clay) 

C-2.    DOCKET NO. 41662: Consideration of the Application of S-2international LLC for a license to use Telephone Service Observing Equipment (TSOE).  (Rachel Perry)


 

 

 

C-3.    DOCKET NO. 7960 and 15479: Consideration of the request of Frontier Communications of Georgia, Inc. for Approval of a Merger of Frontier Communications of Fairmont, Inc. into Frontier Communications of Georgia, Inc. (Tonika Starks)

 

C-4.    Consideration of Staff’s request to withdraw the following Applications for Permit to Use Automatic Dialing and Announcing Devices (ADAD) pursuant to GPSC Rule 515-2-1-.13 Dead Dockets:
            (a)      DOCKET NO. 39509:          SDDS Holdings, Inc.
           
(b)      DOCKET NO. 39973:          Excel Resources   (Leon Bowles)

C-5.    DOCKET NO. 41608: Negotiated Interconnection Agreement between Broadview Networks, Inc. and Windstream: Consideration of Staff’s Recommendation to Approve. (Patrick Reinhardt)

C-6.    DOCKET NO. 41384: Arbitrated Agreement between Comcast Phone of Georgia, LLC and Public Service Telephone Company: Consideration of Staff’s Recommendation to Approve. (Patrick Reinhardt)

C-7.    DOCKET NO. 7960: Merger of Frontier Communications of Georgia, LLC and Frontier Communications of Fairmount, LLC: Consideration of Frontier Georgia’s Request to Amend its ETC Designation to Add the Study Areas Currently Served by Frontier Fairmount. (Patrick Reinhardt)

C-8.    DOCKET NO. 32235: Generic Proceeding to Implement House Bill 168: Consideration of Staff’s Request to Engage Hurlbert CPA, LLC for Agreed-Upon Procedures Engagements and Affiliate Transactions Audits for the Twenty-Third (23rd) UAF Year. (Patrick Reinhardt)

C-9.    DOCKET NO. 27488: Georgia Power Company's 2015 Request for Proposals: Consideration of Request for Approval of Amendment to Conyers Renewable Power, LLC Qualifying Facility Proxy Price Contract. (John Kaduk, Jamie Barber)




 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   Proposed Regular Agenda

 

 

R-1.     DOCKET NO. 41580: Texican’s Petition for Waiver of Mismatch Penalties and Proposed Tariff Revisions: Consideration of Staff’s Recommendation to Approve the Tariff Revisions and Grant Waivers for the following:

            (a)      Proposed Tariff Revision- Petition of Atlanta Gas Light
                        Company to Approve Proposed Tariff Revisions to
                        Operational Provisions, Section 17
            (b)      Petition of Waiver for Mismatch Penalties, Constellation
                        Energy Gas Choice,  LLC
            (c)      Petition of Waiver for Mismatch Penalties, Infinite Energy, Inc.
            (d)      Petition of Waiver for Mismatch Penalties, Texican Industrial
                        Energy Marketing, LLC – Waiver
            (e)      Petition of Waiver for Mismatch Penalties, SCANA Energy
                        Marketing, Inc.  (Janey Chauvet, Leslie Tench, Nancy Tyer)

R-2.    
DOCKET NO. 41666: Georgia Power Company’s Pay by Day Pilot: Consideration of Staff’s Recommendation. (George Brown, Robert Trokey)

 

R-3.     DOCKET NO. 32539: Georgia Power Company’s Nuclear Construction Financing Cost Recovery Tariff, NCCR-7: Consideration of Staff’s Recommendation. (Rob Trokey, Tom Newsome)

R-4.     DOCKET NO. 40161: Georgia Power Company’s 2016 Integrated Resource Plan: Consideration of Georgia Power Company’s Notice of Intent to Construct Solar Projects at Fort Gordon, Moody Air Force Base, Fort Valley State University and Georgia College & State University.
(Jamie Barber, John Kaduk)




 

ADMINISTRATIVE SESSION

December 19, 2017

Administrative Affairs

 

CONSENT AGENDA

 

ITEM 1           FACILITIES PROTECTION

 

A.                       Request approval for out-of-state travel for Michelle Thebert to attend the PHMSA Inspector Training and Qualifications (TQ) Division’s Evaluation of Operator Qualification (OQ) Programs Course (PHMSA PL-3322) in Oklahoma City, OK. This is a mandatory course for Pipeline Safety’s enhanced training and is necessary to maintain federal funding.  The total estimated cost for this trip is $1,950.  The “Federal Per Diem Rate” of $59 is used in the cost estimate for meals for subject trip as prescribed in the State Travel Policy and is found at http://www.gsa.gov/perdiem.  The traveler’s trip will be principally federally funded through the Pipeline Safety reimbursement (to be charged to Unit 6).  Dates of travel:  January 16 through January 19, 2018. (page 1)

 

B.                      Request approval for out-of-state travel for Joseph Jones to attend the PHMSA Inspector Training and Qualifications (TQ) Division’s Evaluation of Operator Qualification (OQ) Programs Course (PHMSA PL-3322) in Oklahoma City, OK. This is a mandatory course for Pipeline Safety’s enhanced training and is necessary to maintain federal funding.  The total estimated cost for this trip is $1,550.  The “Federal Per Diem Rate” of $59 is used in the cost estimate for meals for subject trip as prescribed in the State Travel Policy and is found at http://www.gsa.gov/perdiem.  The traveler’s trip will be principally federally funded through the Pipeline Safety reimbursement (to be charged to Unit 6).  Dates of travel:  January 16 through January 19, 2018. (page 2).

 

 

ITEM 2           UTILITIES REGULATION

 

A.           Request approval of the subscription to ClimateWire, E&E Daily, Greenwire, E&EnewsPM and EnergyWire Publication. These publications provide timely, objective and comprehensive information for our professional staff monitoring the construction of the two new nuclear units at Plant Vogtle.  The annual subscription cost of $3,381 will be paid pursuant to the March 26, 2009 Order in Docket No. 27800, therefore leaving no direct cost to the state. (page 3)

 

B.           Consideration of Staff’s Request to Engage Victor Hurlbert as Auditor for the Universal Access Fund (“UAF”) for the 23rd UAF Year under DOCKET NO. 32235: Generic Proceeding to Implement House Bill 168.  Agreed-Upon Procedures Engagement Fees are $14,000 per company.  Optional Affiliate Transactions Audits (at Staff’s discretion) are $5,000 per company. Engagement and Audit fees are to be paid by each Applicant pursuant to O.C.G.A. § 46-2-33. 

 

C.           Request approval for out-of-state travel for Sheree Kernizan to attend the NARUC Winter Summit in Washington, D.C. Feb. 11 through 14, 2018. Ms. Kernizan is a member of the Staff Subcommittees on Electricity and Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy. The estimated cost of travel of $2,325 will be paid pursuant to the October 11, 2016 MOU in Docket No. 40161 therefore leaving no cost to the state.  (page 4)

 

 

ITEM 3           ADMINISTRATION

 

A.                       Request approval of the minutes from the December 5, 2017, Administrative Session.

 

B.                      Request approval for out of state travel for Bill Edge to attend the 2018 NARUC Winter Policy Summit in Washington, D.C. February 11 through 14, 2017.  Mr. Edge is a member of the Staff Subcommittee on International Relations, Critical Infrastructure, and Consumers & the Public Interest. The total cost of the trip is $2,205 including registration fee, airfare, hotel, per diem at the federal rate and ground transportation.  Total estimated cost to the state would be $2,205. (page 5)

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

Home l Accessibility l About Us l Voicemail l Employee Email l Intranet l Contact Us
© 2005-2014 Georgia Public Service Commission