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UTILITIES DIVISION AGENDA

FOR

ADMINISTRATIVE SESSION

TUESDAY, JANUARY 17, 2017

10:00 A.M.

 

 

                                            Proposed Consent Agenda


 

Note:  The total civil penalties assessed for Item C-1 below are $62,500.  Of these assessed penalties, $51,000 can be mitigated with attendance at Commission approved damage prevention training, leaving a remainder of $11,500 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.
40074: K M Davis Contracting, Co., Inc.; GUFPA
                        Case Nos. 15-03119, 16-00531 and 16-00532; O.C.G.A. §§ 25-9-
                        8(a), 25-9-8(b); $15,000/$12,000

            (b)      DOCKET NO.
40854: Minick Contracting; GUFPA Case No. 16-
                        01011; O.C.G.A. § 25-9-6(a); $5,000/$4,000

            (c)       DOCKET NO.
40862: Carter's Environmental LLC; GUFPA Case
                        No. 16-01712; O.C.G.A. §§ 25-9-8(e), 25-9-8(e); $7,500/$6,000

            (d)      DOCKET NO.
40868: KHG Inc.; GUFPA Case No. 16-00953;
                        O.C.G.A. §§ 25-9-6(a), 25-9-8(e); $10,000/$8,000

            (e)       DOCKET NO.
40871: Mr. Rooter (Plumbing); GUFPA Case No.
                        16-01300; O.C.G.A. §§ 25-9-6(a), 25-9-8(e); $10,000/$8,000

            (f)        DOCKET NO.
40872: Ramos Level Contractor Inc.; GUFPA
                        Case No. 16-01327; O.C.G.A. §§ 25-9-6(a), 25-9-8(e);
                        $10,000/$9,000

            (g)      DOCKET NO.
40903: Atlanta Ram Jack, L.L.C.; GUFPA Case
                        No. 16-00608; O.C.G.A. §§ 25-9-8(a), 25-9-8(b); $5,000/$4,000



            (h)       DOCKET NO.
40909: Brick Concepts, Inc.; GUFPA Case No. 15-
                        04832; O.C.G.A. §§ 25-9-8(a), 25-9-8(b); $5,000/$5,000
(Will Culbreath)

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.
38956: Accent Landscape Services, L.L.C.;
                        GUFPA Case No. 14-01596; O.C.G.A. §§ 25-9-8(a), 25-9-8(b);
                        Order Issued 2/04/2016; $6,000/$4,000

            (b)      DOCKET NO.
39210 Michael Kissner Individually d/b/a Mike
                        Kissner Paving
; GUFPA Case Nos. 14-01938 and 14-01939;
                        O.C.G.A. §§ 25-9-6(a), 25-9-8(e); Order Issued 6/28/2016;
                        $21,000/$16,000

            (c)       DOCKET NO.
39580: C & N Bobcat Service, Inc.; GUFPA Case
                        No. 15-02591; O.C.G.A. §§ 25-9-6(a), 25-9-8(e); Order Issued
                        9/17/2016; $10,000/$8,000

            (d)      DOCKET NO.
39013: Kenny's Plumbing Company; GUFPA
                        Case No. 14-01538; O.C.G.A. § 25-9-6(a); Order Issued
                        2/04/2016; $3,500/$2,000

            (e)       DOCKET NO.
39020: M. V. P.  Piping Company, Inc.; GUFPA
                        Case No. 14-01592; O.C.G.A. §§ 25-9-8(a), 25-9-8(b); Order
                        Issued 2/04/2016; $6,000/$4,000 

            (f)        DOCKET NO.
39092: Dreamscape Designs, Inc.; GUFPA Case
                        No. 14-01676; O.C.G.A. §§ 25-9-6(a), 25-9-8(e); Order Issued
                        2/04/2016; $11,000/$8,000

            (g)      DOCKET NO.
39152: South Fulton Landscape, Inc.; GUFPA
                        Case No. 14-01401; O.C.G.A. §§ 25-9-6(a), 25-9-8(e); Order
                        Issued 6/13/2016; $11,000/$8,000

            (h)       DOCKET NO.
39994: Matt Davis Plumbing Company, Inc.;
                        GUFPA Case No. 15-03187; O.C.G.A. §§ 25-9-8(a), 25-9-8(b);
                        Order Issued 8/11/2016; $5,000/$4,500

            (i)        DOCKET NO.
39259: Waste Away Disposal, L.L.C.; GUFPA Case
                        No. 14-02008; O.C.G.A. §§ 25-9-8(a), 25-9-8(b); Order Issued
                        2/04/2016; $6,000/$4,000


            (j)        DOCKET NO.
39409: Southeast Georgia Transport Inc.; GUFPA
                        Case Nos. 14-01758 and 14-01759; O.C.G.A. §§ 25-9-8(a), 25-
                        9-8(b); Order Issued 2/04/2016; $11,000/$8,000

            (k)       DOCKET NO.
40036: Pride Utilities Construction, Co.; GUFPA
                        Case Nos. 15-03152, 15-03158 and 15-03159; O.C.G.A. §§ 25-9-
                        8(a), 25-9-8(b); Order Issued 8/11/2016; $15,000/$12,000

            (l)        DOCKET NO.
40325: Keeping It Green, Inc.; GUFPA Case No.
                        15-04408; O.C.G.A. §§ 25-9-6(a), 25-9-8(e); Order Issued
                        9/12/2016; $10,000/$9,500

            (m)     DOCKET NO.
40431: Payne Septic; GUFPA Case No. 15-03947;
                        O.C.G.A. §§ 25-9-6(a), 25-9-8(e); Order Issued 6/13/2016;
                        $10,000/$8,000

            (n)       DOCKET NO.
40473: S&N Communications, Inc. d/b/a
                        Compass Drilling, LLC
; GUFPA Case No. 15-04450; O.C.G.A. §§
                        25-9-8(a), 25-9-8(b), 25-9-8(e); Order Issued 6/13/2016;
                        $10,000/$8,000

            (o)       DOCKET NO.
40483: Victory Plumbing Services, Inc.; GUFPA
                        Case No. 15-04615; O.C.G.A. §§ 25-9-6(a), 25-9-8(e); Order
                        Issued 6/29/2016; $15,000/$13,500
(Will Culbreath)

C-3.    Consideration of Recommended Orders from Previous Admin. Session in the following GUFPA cases:

           
(a)      DOCKET NO.
38624: James Webster d/b/a Concrete James;
                        GUFPA Case No. 14-00918; O.C.G.A. § 25-9-6(a); Order Issued
                        6/28/2016; $3,500/$1,500

            (b)      DOCKET NO.
38778: C P Parks & Son; GUFPA Case No. 14-
                        01263; O.C.G.A. §§ 25-9-8(a), 25-9-8(b), 25-9-8(e); Order
                        Issued 6/28/2016; $26,000/$8,000

            (c)       DOCKET NO.
38843: Eco-Safe Solutions, Inc.; GUFPA Case No.
                        14-01316; O.C.G.A. § 25-9-6(a); Order Issued 6/28/2016;
                        $6,000/$4,000

            (d)      DOCKET NO.
38951: Tim McAllister d/b/a McAllister
                        Construction
; GUFPA Case No. 14-01310; O.C.G.A. § 25-9-6(a),
                        25-9-8(e); Order Issued 6/28/2016; $11,000/$8,000

            (e)       DOCKET NO.
38902: Abebe & Company, LLC; GUFPA Case
                        No. 14-00610; O.C.G.A. §§ 25-9-6(a), 25-9-8(e); Order Issued
                        6/28/2016; $26,000/$8,000

            (f)        DOCKET NO.
38910: Southeast Georgia Transport, Inc.; GUFPA
                        Case Nos. 14-01541 and 14-01543; O.C.G.A. §§ 25-9-8(a), 25-
                        9-8(b); Order Issued 6/28/2016; $26,000/$8,000
(Will Culbreath)

C-4.   
DOCKET NO. 40963: Application of US LEC of Georgia, LLC (US LEC) for review of the NeuStar Number Pool Administration’s (PA) Denial of Application for Numbering Resources in the Athens, Georgia Rate Center.  (Rachel Perry)

C-5.    DOCKET NO. 40964: Consideration of the request by Hargray of Georgia, Inc. (Hargray of Georgia) for an extension until February 14, 2017 to file a Part 4 Confirmation of NXX-X Block In Service Form (Part 4) with the NeuStar Number Pool Administration (PA) for the Central Office Codes  229-262-1, 478-200-1 and 478-551-1. (Rachel Perry)

C-6.    DOCKET NO. 40386: Consideration of Application of GigaMonster, LLC for Certificate of Authority to Provide Facilities-Based Competitive Local Exchange Services to business and residential customers in the BellSouth Telecommunications, Inc. d/b/a AT&T Georgia and Windstream Exchanges.  (Leon Bowles)

C-7.    Consideration of Approval of Negotiated Interconnection Agreements between:
            (a)      DOCKET NO. 40818:          Airus, Inc. and AT&T Georgia
            (b)      DOCKET NO. 40877:          dishNET Wireline L.L.C. and
                                                                        CenturyLink
(Patrick Reinhardt)

C-8.    DOCKET NO. 20728: Administration of Lifeline and Link-Up Georgia Assistance Programs for Low-Income Consumers: Consideration of Staff’s Request to Close Docket. (Patrick Reinhardt, Dan Walsh)

C-9.    DOCKET NO. 4025: The Commission’s Investigation for Adjustment of Intrastate Rates and Charges for Telephone Service in the State of Georgia of Camden Telephone Co.: Consideration of Petition to Amend Letter Order by Camden Telephone & Telegraph Company, Inc.
(Patrick Reinhardt, Dan Walsh)



C-10. 
DOCKET NO. 15326: Adoption of Rule Change Commission Rule 515-7-5-.07: Universal Service Fund: Consideration of Staff’s Recommendation.
(Tony Wackerly)

C-11.  DOCKET NO. 20504: Commerce Energy, Inc. Application for a Natural Gas Certificate of Authority: Consideration of Commerce Energy, Inc.’s Request for a Name Change. (Tony Wackerly)


C-12.  DOCKET NO. 39869: Petition of Atlanta Gas Light Company to Amend 2016 Universal Service Fund Facilities Expansion Plan: Consideration of Staff’s Recommendation. (Tony Wackerly)


C-13.  DOCKET NO. 36325: Georgia Power Company’s Advanced Solar Initiative: Consideration of Power Purchase Agreements for the 2015/2016 Distributed Generation Program. (Jamie Barber, John Kaduk)

C-14.  DOCKET NO. 36325: Georgia Power Company’s Advanced Solar Initiative: Consideration of Consents for the following Agreements for the Purchase of Solar Energy from Renewable Resources:
            (a)      Richland Solar Center LLC
            (b)      Rincon Solar I, LLC
(Jamie Barber, John Kaduk)


 

 

 

   Proposed Regular Agenda

 

 

R-1.     No items. 

 

 

 

ADMINISTRATIVE SESSION

January 17, 2017

Administrative Affairs

 

Consent Agenda

 

 

ITEM 1           FACILITIES PROTECTION

 

A.           Request approval for out-of-state travel for Alan Towe to attend the 2017 National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) Winter Committee Meetings in Washington, DC. Topic of interest: Pipeline Safety Staff Subcommittee Meetings. The total estimated cost for this trip is $2,405 (includes registration fee, hotel and meals).  The “Federal Per Diem Rate” of $69 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 11 through 15, 2017. (page 1)

 

 

ITEM 2           UTILITIES REGULATION

 

A.           Request approval for out-of-state travel for Tara Surratt and Janey Chauvet to attend NARUC in Washington D.C. from February 11 through February 16, 2017.  The estimated cost of the trip for both is $5,170.  The expenses for this trip will be fully funded pursuant to O.C.G.A. § 46-2-33 (c) and the September 9, 2016 Order and MOU in Docket No. 40291, therefore leaving no direct cost to the state. (pages 2 and 3)

 

 

ITEM 3           ADMINISTRATION

 

A.                       Request approval of the minutes from the January 3, 2017 Administrative Session.

 

 

 

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