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TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMITTEE

THURSDAY, MAY 11, 2017

9:00 A.M.

 

 

Proposed Consent Agenda



 

C-1.    DOCKET NO. 41145: Application of BellSouth Telecommunications, Inc. d/b/a AT&T Georgia (AT&T Georgia) for review of the NeuStar Number Pool Administration's (PA) Denial of Application for Numbering Resources in the 404/678/470 NPA for the Atlanta Rate Center.

(Rachel Perry)

C-2.    Consideration of Proposed Tariff Revisions filed by TDS Telecom® for Authority to remove the Downgrade Change Fee for certain Packages  in its General Exchange Tariff for:
            (a)      DOCKET NO. 41117:                     Blue Ridge Telephone
                                                                                    Company
           
(b)      DOCKET NO. 41118:                     Camden Telephone Company
           
(c)       DOCKET NO. 41119:                     Nelson Ball Ground Telephone
                                                                                    Company

(Leon Bowles, Dorothy Buckner)

C-3.    Consideration of Proposed Tariff Revisions filed by TDS Telecom® for Authority to remove Certain Obsolete Services in its General Exchange Tariff for:
            (a)      DOCKET NO. 41081:                     Blue Ridge Telephone
                                                                                    Company
           
(b)      DOCKET NO. 41082:                     Camden Telephone Company
           
(c)       DOCKET NO. 41083:                     Nelson Ball Ground Company

(Leon Bowles, Dorothy Buckner)

C-4.    Consideration of Applications from Communications Venture Corporation d/b/a INdigital for Certificates of Authority to Provide Telecommunications Services for the following:
            (a)      DOCKET NO. 41090: Resell Interexchange Telecommunications
                        Services
            (b)      DOCKET NO. 41091: Facilities-based and Resold Competitive
                        Local Exchange Services to government and/or 9-1-1
                        Agencies in the BellSouth Telecommunications, Inc. d/b/a
                        AT&T Georgia, Windstream and Tier II exchanges.
(Tonika Starks)

 

Proposed Regular Agenda

 

 

R-1.     DOCKET NO. 32235: Generic Proceeding to Implement House Bill 168: Consideration to Reset the Contribution Factor. (Tonika Starks)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Discussion

 

 

D-1.     DOCKET NO. 15479: Certificates to Provide Incumbent Local Exchange Telecommunications Services of Windstream Georgia, LLC, Windstream Georgia Communications, LLC, Georgia Windstream, LLC, Windstream Georgia Telephone, LLC, Windstream Accucomm Telecommunications, LLC, and Windstream Standard, LLC: Discussion of Agreed-Upon Procedures Engagement Findings.
(Patrick Reinhardt, Leon Bowles, Dan Walsh)

 

  FACILITIES PROTECTION COMMITTEE

THURSDAY, MAY 11, 2017

9:00 A.M.

 

 

Proposed Consent Agenda

 

 

Note:  The total civil penalties assessed for Item C-1 below are $15,000.  Of these assessed penalties, $13,000 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.
40912: Daniels Drain and Septic also d/b/a/ D&S
                        Plumbing and Septic, L.L.C.
; GUFPA Case No. 16-00581;
                        O.C.G.A. §§ 25-9-8(a), 25-9-8(b), 25-9-8(e); $10,000/$9,500

            (b)      DOCKET NO.
41006: Tony Caruso Clearing & Grading, Inc. also
                        d/b/a Caruso Erosion Control
; GUFPA Case No. 16-00530;
                        O.C.G.A. §§ 25-9-6(a), 25-9-8(e); $10,000/$8,000

            (c)       DOCKET NO.
41135: A Abby Group, Inc.; GUFPA Case No. 16-
                        00802; O.C.G.A. §§ 25-9-6(a), 25-9-8(e); $10,000/$9,000

            (d)      DOCKET NO.
41139: Exceed Landscape Group, LLC; GUFPA
                        Case No. 16-04207; O.C.G.A. §§ 25-9-8(a), 25-9-8(b);
                        $5,000/$4,000
(Will Culbreath, Yolanda Clay)

C-2.    Consideration for Adoption of the Hearing Officer’s Recommendation in the following GUFPA matters: 

            (a)      DOCKET NO.
40106: A-1 Brantley Septic Services, L.L.C.;
                        GUFPA Case No. 15-04009; O.C.G.A. §§ 25-9-6(a), 25-9-8(e);
                        $11,000/$8,000

            (b)      DOCKET NO.
40107: Adams Clearing Company, Inc.; GUFPA
                        Case No. 15-04014; O.C.G.A. §§ 25-9-8(a), 25-9-8(b); 
                        $5,000/$4,000 

           (c)        DOCKET NO. 40137: Witt Fence Company; GUFPA Case No.
                        15-03511; O.C.G.A. §§ 25-9-8(a), 25-9-8(b), 25-9-8(e);
                        $10,000/$10,000

            (d)      DOCKET NO.
40216: McElreath Pro Landscapes LLC; GUFPA
                        Case No. 15-03888; O.C.G.A. §§ 25-9-6(a), 25-9-8(e);
                        $10,000/$8,000

            (e)       DOCKET NO.
40240: ACS Partners, L.L.C.; GUFPA Case No. 15-
                        04737; O.C.G.A. §§ 25-9-6(a), 25-9-8(e); $10,000/$8,000

            (f)        DOCKET NO.
40254: C and N Bobcat Service, Inc.; GUFPA
                        Case No. 15-04137; O.C.G.A. § 25-9-6(c); $2,500/$2,000

            (g)      DOCKET NO.
40276: Fain Lawn Care Service; GUFPA Case No.
                        15-04250; O.C.G.A. §§ 25-9-6(a), 25-9-8(e); $10,000/$8,000

            (h)       DOCKET NO.
40277: Fido Fences & Decks, Inc.; GUFPA Case
                        No. 15-04314; O.C.G.A. §§ 25-9-6(a), 25-9-8(e); $10,000/$8,000

            (i)        DOCKET NO.
40280: Garlington MHP, L.L.C.; GUFPA Case No.
                        15-04826; O.C.G.A. §§ 25-9-6(a), 25-9-8(e); $10,000/$8,000

            (j)        DOCKET NO.
40285: D & L Contractors, L.L.C.; GUFPA Case No.
                        15-04246; O.C.G.A. §§ 25-9-6(a), 25-9-8(e); $10,000/$8,000

            (k)       DOCKET NO.
40319: J and T Landscaping, Inc.; GUFPA Case
                        No. 16-00019; O.C.G.A. § 25-9-6(a); $5,000/$4,000 

            (l)        DOCKET NO.
40537: Sterling Concepts Grading, Inc.; GUFPA
                        Case No. 15-04509; O.C.G.A. § 25-9-6(a); $5,000/$4,000  
(Will Culbreath, Yolanda Clay)


 

 

Proposed Regular Agenda    

 

 

R-1.       No items.

 

 

 ENERGY COMMITTEE

THURSDAY, MAY 11, 2017

10:00 A.M.

 

 

Proposed Consent Agenda

 

 

C-1.    DOCKET NO. 41156: Diverse Power: Consideration of Application for Financing Authority. (Alicia McBride) 

C-2.    DOCKET NO. 38703: Regulated Provider of Natural Gas:  Consideration of SCANA Energy’s Twentieth Request for Universal Service Fund (“USF”) Disbursement.  (Tara Surratt, Dhwani Chheda)


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Proposed Regular Agenda

 

 

R-1.     DOCKET NO. 41154: Liberty Utilities (Peach State Natural Gas) Corporation 2017-2018 Gas Supply Plan: Consideration of Staff’s Proposed Procedural and Scheduling Order Pursuant to O.C.G.A. 46-2-26.5.
(Tara Surratt, Dhwani Chheda)

R-2.     DOCKET NO. 40161: Georgia Power Company’s 2016 Integrated Resource Plan and Application for Decertification of Plant Mitchell Units 3, 4A and 4B, Plant Kraft Unit 1 CT, and Intercession City CT: Consideration of the Georgia Power Company’s 139 MW Solar Project at Robins Air Force Base and the 3 MW Community Solar Project. (Jamie Barber, John Kaduk)

R-3.     DOCKET NO. 40161: Georgia Power Company’s 2016 Integrated Resource Plan and Application for Decertification of Plant Mitchell Units 3, 4A and 4B, Plant Kraft Unit 1 CT, and Intercession City CT: Consideration of the Tariff for the Community Solar Program (“CS-1”).
(Jamie Barber, John Kaduk)


 

 

 

 

ADMINISTRATIVE AFFAIRS COMMITTEE

 May 11, 2017

PROPOSED CONSENT AGENDA

 

ITEM 1           FACILITIES PROTECTION

 

A.                     Request approval to renew a one year subscription to the        Wall Street Journal.  The purpose of the subscription is to keep         Staff informed on utility industry issues, capital markets and             the nuclear industry.  The subscription cost of $453.60 will be      paid pursuant to the March 26, 2009 Order in Docket No.          27800, therefore leaving no direct cost to the state.  (page 1)

 

 

ITEM 2           UTILITIES REGULATION

 

A.                 Request approval for the purchase of 3 desktops to be used    by the new Internal Consultants’ (IC) staff.  IC is currently             recruiting for a new position and has 2 interns that will begin        working with the Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy        Group on May 22, 2017           (Ross Beeper and Ian Pruitt).      Operations Support is also requesting 3 machines for the    Administrative Division. An Encoder (recording machine            for the Hearing Room), a recording machine for Bill Edge and     an Operations Support media machine. All of these        machines are over 6 years old and need to be replaced.

 

  •             Six (6) Dell Optiplex 7040 SFF at a cost of $1,150.00 for a total    of $6,900.00
  •             Twelve (12) Dell 24" monitors E2417H at a cost of $150.00 each             totaling $1,800.00 
  •             Six (6) Dell SoundBars AC511 at a cost of $26.00 each totaling $156.00

                        The grand total is $8,856.00 and the quote is attached for                                reference. (pages 2 and 3)

 

 

ITEM 3           ADMINISTRATION

 

A.                 Request approval of the minutes from the May 2, 2017, Administrative Session.

 

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