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TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMITTEE

THURSDAY, JANUARY 10, 2019

9:30 A.M.

 

 

Proposed Consent Agenda

 

           

C-1.    DOCKET NO. 41874: Consideration of the Application of City Communications Inc. for a Certificate of Authority to Provide Resold Competitive Local Exchange Service to Residential customers in the Bellsouth Telecommunications, Inc. d/b/a AT&T Georgia exchange.
(Leon Bowles)

C-2.    Consideration of the Application from Time Clock Solutions, LLC for Certificates of Authority to Provide Telecommunications Services for the following:
            (a)      DOCKET NO. 41622:          Competitive Local Exchange Services
            (b)      DOCKET NO. 41624:          Resell Interexchange
                                                                        Telecommunications Services
(Leon Bowles)


 

 

 

Proposed Regular Agenda  

 

 

No items.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FACILITIES PROTECTION COMMITTEE

THURSDAY, JANUARY 10, 2019

9:30 A.M.

 

 

Proposed Consent Agenda

 

 

Note:  The total civil penalties assessed for Item C-1 below are $30,000.  Of these assessed penalties, $28,000 can be mitigated with attendance at Commission approved damage prevention training, leaving a remainder of $2,000 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. 42190: Lion's Den Construction, Inc.; GUFPA Case
                        No. 18-11559 and 18-11560; O.C.G.A. §§ 25-9-8(a), 25-9-8(b);
                        $10,000/$9,500

            (b)      DOCKET NO. 42226: Aqua Underground, Inc.; GUFPA Case
                        No. 18-11716; O.C.G.A. §§ 25-9-6(a), 25-9-8(b); $5,000/$4,000 

            (c)       DOCKET NO. 41937: Terra Solutions & Services, L.L.C.; GUFPA
                        Case No. 18-09899; O.C.G.A. §§ 25-9-6(a), 25-9-8(e),
                        $10,000/$9,500  

            (d)      DOCKET NO. 41801: Mholes, L.L.C.; GUFPA Case No. 18-09748;
                        O.C.G.A. § 25-9-8(a); $5,000/$5,000  
(Will Culbreath, Yolanda Clay)

C-2.    Consideration of Staff’s Recommendation to issue a Rule NISI for failing to address a Commission Order in the following GUFPA cases:

            (a)      DOCKET NO. 41189: Nick Mitchell Contractors, L.L.C.; GUFPA
                        Case No. 16-00607; O.C.G.A. §§ 25-9-8(a), 25-9-8(b); Order
                        Issued 08/21/2018; $6,000/$4,000

            (b)      DOCKET NO. 41167: Buckhaven Construction Services - South
                   Carolina, LLC
; GUFPA Case No. 16-01695; O.C.G.A. §§ 25-9-
                        8(e), 25-9-6(e); Order Issued 08/21/2018; $6,000/$3,000

            (c)       DOCKET NO. 41071: Extreme Landscaping, Inc.; GUFPA Case
                        No. 16-00570; O.C.G.A. §§ 25-9-6(a), 25-9-8(e); Order Issued
                        08/21/2018; $11,000/$8,000

            (d)      DOCKET NO. 41005: Techrhon Aerial; GUFPA Case No. 16-
                        00594; O.C.G.A. §§ 25-9-6(a), 25-9-8(e); Order Issued
                        08/21/2018; $11,000/$8,000

            (e)       DOCKET NO. 40730: Clavel Construction, LLC; GUFPA Case
                        No. 16-00850; O.C.G.A. §§ 25-9-6(a), 25-9-8(e), Order Issued
                        08/21/2018; $11,000/$3,000
(Will Culbreath, Yolanda Clay)

C-3.    Consideration of the Hearing Officer’s Recommendation in the following GUFPA matters:

            (a)      DOCKET NO. 41960: Weaver Grading & Hauling, Inc.; GUFPA
                        Case No. 18-09934 and 18-09935; O.C.G.A. §§ 25-9-6(a), 25-9-
                        6(c), 25-9-8(e); $26,000/$20,000 

            (b)      DOCKET NO. 41675: D & L Contractors, LLC; GUFPA Case No.
                        17-05382 and 17-06038; O.C.G.A. §§ 25-9-8(a), 25-9-8(b);
                        $11,000/$3,000

            (c)       DOCKET NO. 41645: Sculac Homes, Inc.; GUFPA Case No. 17-
                        05953; O.C.G.A. § 25-9-6(a); $6,000/$2,000

            (d)      DOCKET NO. 41586: We Bore, LLC; GUFPA Case No. 17-04602;
                        O.C.G.A. §§ 25-9-8(a), 25-9-8(b); $6,000/$2,000

            (e)       DOCKET NO. 39745: New Century Cable, Inc.; GUFPA Case
                        No. 15-02663, 15-02664, 15-03249, 15-03912 thru 15-03914;
                        O.C.G.A. § 46-2-91(a); $58,500/$37,500
(Will Culbreath, Yolanda Clay)


 

 

 

 

Proposed Regular Agenda

 

 

No item  

 

ENERGY COMMITTEE

THURSDAY, JANUARY 10, 2019

9:30 A.M.

 

 

    Proposed Consent Agenda

 

 

No items.

 

 

 

 

   Proposed Regular Agenda

 

 

R-1.     DOCKET NO. 42115: Atlanta Gas Light Company 2019 Universal Service Fund Facilities Expansion Plan (“2019 Plan”): Consideration of Staff’s Recommendation. (Tony Wackerly).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ADMINISTRATIVE AFFAIRS COMMITTEE

JANUARY 10, 2019

PROPOSED CONSENT AGENDA

 

 

ITEM 1      FACILITIES PROTECTION

 

A.          Request approval for out-of-state travel for one Pipeline Safety member to attend the 2019 National Association of Regulatory
Utility Commissioners (NARUC) Winter Policy Summit in Washington,
D.C. Topic of interest: Pipeline Safety Staff Subcommittee Meetings.
The total estimated cost for this trip is $2,712 (includes registration
fee, hotel and meals).  The “Federal Per Diem Rate” of $76 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.  This trip
will be principally federally funded through the Pipeline Safety
reimbursement (to be charged to Unit 6).  Dates of travel:  February
10 through 14, 2019.  (page 1)

 

 

ITEM 2        UTILITIES REGULATION

 

A.             Request approval to initiate the following consulting contracts to
provide general consulting assistance to the Commission staff for
the 2019 Georgia Power Company Integrated Resource Plan (IRP).
The total amount for consulting assistance for Georgia Power
Company’s 2019 Integrated Resource Plan is $562,055.  In
accordance with  O.C.G.A. § 46-2-33(c) the maximum allowed for these proceedings is $600,000. (pages 2 and 3)


                        1.         J. Kennedy and Associates to provide the following in the not-
                                    to-exceed amount of $258,293.

                             (a)      Generation Technology Data Book, System Reliability
                                                Study, Generation Mix Study and Strategist Modeling,
                                                and 4-Year Action Plan

                                    (b)      Unit Retirement Study/Decertification Analysis

                                    (c)       Fuel Price Forecast

                                    (d)      Financial Review and Revenue Requirement Analysis


                        2.         Daymark Energy Advisors to provide the following in the not-
                                    to-exceed amount of $125,000.

                                    (a)      Review Changes to the Renewable Cost Benefit
                                                Framework

                                    (b)      Review Renewable Energy Additions

                                    (c)       Review Company Renewable Pilot Projects

                                    (d)      Collaborate with J. Kennedy and Associates on the
                                                review of the reserve margin component of the IRP

                        3.         GDS Associates to provide the following in the not-to exceed
                                    amount of $178,762.

                                    (a)      Review and Evaluation of Georgia Power Company’s
                                                2019 Integrated Resource Plan, $119,798

                                    (b)      Load Forecast Review, $28,058

                                    (c)       Review Ten-year Transmission Plan $30,906

 

B.    Request approval to initiate the following consulting contract to
             provide general consulting assistance to the Commission staff for
             the 2019 Georgia Power Company Integrated Resource Plan (IRP)
             DSM Certification and Monitoring. The total amount for consulting
             assistance for Georgia is $179,192.  In accordance with O.C.G.A. §
             46-2-33(c) the maximum allowed for these proceedings is $200,000.

             

                  1.         GDS Associates to provide assistance in the DSM Certification
                              and DSM Monitoring in the not-to-exceed amount of
                              $179,192.  (pages 2 and 3)

 

C.       Request approval to execute contracts for consulting assistance
              pursuant to the Commissions’ October 2, 2018 Request For
              Proposals.  The recommended consultants will assist the Natural Gas
              Staff with a 2019 Atlanta Gas Light Company Affiliate Transactions
              Audit and the prospective June 2019 Atlanta Gas Light Company
              Rate Case.  (pages 4 through 8)

 

D.        Confirmation of personnel action discussed during the January 3, 2019, Executive Session.

 

E.        Request approval for International travel for a member of Electric
Unit to participate in the NARUC International Peer Review on
Ancillary Services, Direct PPAs, and Smart Grids March 10 through 15, 2019 in Hanoi, Vietnam. The estimated total cost for this trip is $3,648.
NARUC covers economy class air travel, hotel, meals, ground
transportation, vaccinations, medical insurance, visas and
necessary passport expenses through its Cooperative Agreement
with the U.S. Department of State, therefore leaving no direct cost
to the state
. (pages 9 and 10)

 

 

ITEM 3      ADMINISTRATION

 

A.             Request approval of the minutes from the January 3, 2019,  Administrative Session.

 

B.              Request approval of personnel action for Operations Support. (Back-up provided under separate cover

 

 

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