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UTILITIES DIVISION AGENDA

FOR

ADMINISTRATIVE SESSION

TUESDAY, JULY 16, 2019

9:30 A.M.

 

 

                                            Proposed Consent Agenda



Note:  The total civil penalties assessed for Item C-1 below are $19,200.  Of these assessed penalties, $12,000 can be mitigated with attendance at Commission approved damage prevention training, leaving a remainder of $7,200 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.
41095: Sharp Creek Hauling & Grading, L.L.C.;
                        GUFPA Case No. 18-10028; O.C.G.A. §§ 25-9-8(a), 25-9-8(b);
                        $5,000/$4,000

            (b)      DOCKET NO. 42443: City of Covington; GUFPA Case No. 19-
                        15210; O.C.G.A. § 25-9-7(a); $ 2,375/$0.00

            (c)       DOCKET NO. 42444: City of Calhoun Electric; GUFPA Case No.
                        19-15211; O.C.G.A. § 25-9-7(a); $1,475/$0.00

            (d)      DOCKET NO. 42448: City of Perry; GUFPA Case No. 19-15215;
                        O.C.G.A. § 25-9-7(a); $350/$0.00  

            (e)       DOCKET NO. 42536: Upgrade Landscaping, Inc.; GUFPA Case
                        Nos. 17-08210 and 17-08211; O.C.G.A. §§ 25-9-8(a), 25-9-8(b);
                        $10,000/$8,000 
(Maritza Rivera, 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. 40488: Rodney Morales a/k/a Paige Plumbing;
                        GUFPA Case Nos. 15-03940 and 16-0045; O.C.G.A. §§ 25-9-
                        8(a), 25-9-8(b), 25-9-8 (e); Order Issued 04/16/2019;
                        $16,000/$12,000

            (b)      DOCKET NO. 40757: Addison Underground Utilities, LLC;
                        GUFPA Case Nos. 16-00780, 16-00781 and 17-04283; O.C.G.A.
                        §§ 25-9-8(a), 25-9-8(b); Order Issued 04/16/2019;
                        $16,000/$12,000

            (c)       DOCKET NO. 40768: Richard Blount Construction, L.L.C.;
                        GUFPA Case No. 16-00927; O.C.G.A. §§ 25-9-6(a), 25-9-8(e);
                        Order Issued 04/16/2019; $11,000/$8,000

            (d)      DOCKET NO. 40982: All Pro Irrigation, Inc.; GUFPA Case No.
                        16-01626; O.C.G.A. §§ 25-9-6(a), 25-9-8(e); Order Issued
                        04/16/2019; $11,000/$8,000

            (e)       DOCKET NO 41216: Black Water Management, L.L.C.; GUFPA
                        Case No. 17-05357; O.C.G.A. §§ 25-9-6(a), 25-9-8(b), 25-9-8(e);
                        Order Issued 01/03/2019; $11,000/$8,000

            (f)        DOCKET NO. 41246: Jordan Antley d/b/a Alpine Plumbing;
                        GUFPA Case No. 17-05446; O.C.G.A. §§ 25-9-6(a), 25-9-8(e);
                        Order Issued 01/03/2019; $16,000/$12,000

            (g)      DOCKET NO. 41247: AFC Concrete, LLC; GUFPA Case No. 17-
                        05436; O.C.G.A. §§ 25-9-6(a), 25-9-8(e); Order Issued
                        01/03/2019; $13,500/$10,000

            (h)       DOCKET NO. 41293: Victory Landscaping, Inc.; GUFPA Case
                        No. 16-04079; O.C.G.A. §§ 25-9-6(a), 25-9-8(e); Order Issued
                        01/03/2019; $8,500/$6,000

            (i)        DOCKET NO. 41371: Master Scapes Inc.; GUFPA Case No. 16-
                        03985; O.C.G.A. §§ 25-9-6(a), 25-9-8(e); Order Issued
                        01/03/2019; $11,000/$8,000

            (j)        DOCKET NO. 41548: Pro-Yard Scapes Landscaping, Inc.;
                        GUFPA Case No. 16-02273; O.C.G.A. §§ 25-9-8(a), 25-9-8(b),
                        25-9-8(e); Order Issued 04/16/2019; $11,000/$8,000

            (k)       DOCKET NO. 41586: We Bore, LLC; GUFPA Case No. 17-04602;
                        O.C.G.A. §§ 25-9-8(a), 25-9-8(b); Order Issued 01/15/2019;
                        $6,000/$4,000

            (l)        DOCKET NO. 41675: D & L Contractors, LLC; GUFPA Case Nos.
                        17-05382 and 17-06038; O.C.G.A. §§ 25-9-8(a), 25-9-8(b);
                        Order Issued 01/15/2019; $11,000/$8,000

            (m)     DOCKET NO. 41790: KS Engineering, L.L.C.; GUFPA Case Nos.
                        18-09185 and 18-0954; O.C.G.A. §§ 25-9-6(a), 25-9-6(c), 25-9-
                        8(e); Order Issued 04/16/2019; $13,500$10,000

            (n)       DOCKET NO. 41792: Southern Pines Construction Group, L.L.C.;
                        GUFPA Case No. 18-09790; O.C.G.A. §§ 25-9-6(a), 25-9-8(e);
                        Order Issued 04/16/2019; $8,500/$6,000

            (o)      DOCKET NO. 41805: Aneeq Enterprises Limited, LLC; GUFPA
                        Case No. 17-05790; O.C.G.A. 25-9-8(a), 25-9-8(b); Order Issued
                        04/16/2019; $6,000/$4,000

            (p)      DOCKET NO. 41932: Reel Vision Utilities, Inc.; GUFPA Case Nos.
                        17-05927, 17-05930, 17-05933 thru 17-05936, 17-05939 thru 17-
                        05941; O.C.G.A. §§ 25-9-8(a), 25-9-8(b), 25-9-8(e); Order
                        Issued 04/16/2019; $51,000/$40,000

            (q)      DOCKET NO. 41965: Inter Cable Com, LLC; GUFPA Case No.
                        17-05728; O.C.G.A. §§ 25-9-8(a), 25-9-8(b), Order Issued
                        04/16/2019; $6,000/$4,000
(Maritza Rivera, Yolanda Clay)

C-3.    Consideration for Adoption of the Hearing Officer’s Recommendation in the following GUFPA matters: 
            (a)      DOCKET NO. 40730: Clavel Construction, LLC; GUFPA Case
                        No. 16-00850; O.C.G.A. §§ 25-9-6(a), 25-9-8(e); $26,000/$8,000 

            (b)      DOCKET NO. 40919: Affordable Enterprises, Inc.; GUFPA Case
                        No. 16-00803; O.C.G.A. §§ 25-9-6(a), 25-9-8(e); $11,000/$8,000

            (c)       DOCKET NO. 40983: AM/PM Plumbing LLC; GUFPA Case No.
                        16-01630; O.C.G.A. §§ 25-9-6(a), 25-9-8(e); $26,000/$8,000

            (d)      DOCKET NO. 41389: Mauro Marquez (Individually); GUFPA
                        Case No. 17-05364; O.C.G.A. §§ 25-9-8(a), 25-9-8(b);
                        $6,000/$4,000

            (e)       DOCKET NO. 41504: Strickland Pipeline & Construction, Inc.;
                        GUFPA Case No. 17-05714; O.C.G.A. §§ 25-9-6(a), 25-9-8(e);
                        $11,000/$8,000

            (f)        DOCKET NO. 41005: Techrhon Aerial; GUFPA Case No.
                        16-00594; O.C.G.A. §§ 25-9-6(a), 25-9-8(e); $26,000/$8,000

 

            (g)      DOCKET NO. 41071: Extreme Landscaping, Inc.; GUFPA Case
                        No. 16-00570; O.C.G.A. §§ 25-9-6(a), 25-9-8(e); $26,000/$8,000

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

            (i)        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);
                        $21,000/$4,000

            (j)        DOCKET NO. 42009: Building and More, Inc.; GUFPA Case No.
                        18-09979; O.C.G.A. §§ 25-9-8(a), 25-9-8(b); $6,000/$4,000

            (k)       DOCKET NO. 42021: C&L Trucking, Inc.; GUFPA Case No. 18-
                        09965; O.C.G.A. §§ 25-9-6(a), 25-9-8(e); $11,000/$8,000
(Maritza Rivera, Yolanda Clay)

C-4.   
Consideration of request from Access Point, Inc. to Cancel Certificates of Authority to Provide Telecommunications Services for the following:

            (a)      DOCKET NO. 9310:            Competitive Local Exchange
                                                                        Services (L-090)
            (b)      DOCKET NO. 6768:            Resell Interexchange
                                                                        Telecommunication Services (R-0378)
(Erica Wilson)

C-5.   
DOCKET NO. 42524: Consideration of the Application of Onepath Systems, LLC for a Certificate of Authority to Provide Facilities-Based and Resold Competitive Local Exchange Service to Business Customers in the Bellsouth Telecommunications, Inc. d/b/a AT&T Georgia, Windstream, and Tier 2 exchanges. (Tonika Starks)

C-6.   
Consideration of request for Transfer of Retail Electric Service by the following customers:
            (a)      DOCKET NO. 42539:          8880 Old Federal Road, Ball Ground
                                                          Land Lots 3, 3rd District, 1st Section
                                                          Forsyth County
                                                         
from Amicalola EMC to Sawnee
                                                                        EMC
            (b)      DOCKET NO. 42551:          312 Northridge Road - 3seven2
                                                          Subdivision, Ball Ground
                                                          Lots 19 to 25
                                                          Cherokee County
                                                         
from Amicalola EMC to GPC
            (c)       DOCKET NO. 42552:          River Mist Circle – River Mist
                                                          Plantation Unit 4, Jefferson
                                                          Lots 66 to 77, 104, 105, and 275 to 287
                                                          Jackson County
                                                         
from Jackson EMC to GPC
            (d)      DOCKET NO. 42553:          5970 Neal Drive, Harlem
                                                          Columbia County
                                                         
from Jefferson EMC to GPC
            (e)       DOCKET NO. 42554:          Burkhalter Road – Burkhalter
                                                          Plantation Phase 2, Statesboro
                                                          Lots 143 to 171, 179 to 181, 186 to
                                                          195, 206, and the well site
                                                         
from Excelsior EMC to GPC
(Blair Fink, Ann McCullough)    

C-7.    Consideration of Applications for Financing Authority for the following companies.

            (a)      DOCKET NO. 42556:          Grady EMC
         
(b)      DOCKET NO. 42557:          Tri-County EMC

       
(c)       DOCKET NO. 42560:          Blue Ridge Mountain EMC
(George Brown)

 

 

 Proposed Regular Agenda

 

 

R-1.     DOCKET NO. 12897: Universal Service Fund Grant Program to Assist Low-Income Senior Citizens and Other Low-Income Citizens: Consideration of the Joint Petition for Emergency Heating Assistance Years 2020 – 2024. (Tony Wackerly)

R-2.    
Docket No. 42310: Georgia Power Company’s 2019 Integrated Resource Plan and Application For Certification of Capacity from Plant Scherer Unit 3 and Plant Goat Rock Units 9-12, Application for Decertification of Plant Hammond Units 1-4, Plant Mcintosh Unit 1, Plant Estatoah Unit 1, Plant Langdale Units 5-6, and Plant Riverview Units 1-2, and  Docket No. 42311: Georgia Power Company’s 2019 Application for the Certification, Decertification, and Amended Demand Side Management Plan: Consideration of Stipulation and Commissioner Advisory Staff’s Recommendation. (Allison Morris, Nancy Gibson)

R-3.     DOCKET NO. 24849: Stream Georgia Gas SPE, LLC’s Application for Natural Gas Marketer Certificate of Authority: Consideration of Staff’s Recommendation on Change in Ownership. (Dhwani Chheda, Tony Wackerly)

R-4.     DOCKET NO. 42509: Georgia Power Company v. Walton Electric Membership Corporation: Status-Update regarding the Parties’ progress on a Stipulated Proposed Procedural and Scheduling Order.
(Nancy Gibson, Hearing Officer)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ADMINISTRATIVE SESSION

JULY 16, 2019

Administrative Affairs

 

 

ITEM 1         FACILITIES PROTECTION

 

A.                 Request approval for out-of-state travel for one Pipeline Safety staff
member to attend the Inspector Training & Qualifications (TQ) Division’s Safety Evaluation of Gas Pipeline Systems Course (PHMSA PL-1250) 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 $2,265.50.  The “Federal Per Diem Rate” of $61 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:  July 21 through July 26, 2019. (page 1)

 

B.                 Request approval for out-of-state travel for one Pipeline Safety staff
member to attend the Inspector Training & Qualifications (TQ) Division’s Safety Evaluation of Distribution Integrity Management Programs (DIMP) Course (PHMSA PL-1245) 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 $1,873.50.  The “Federal Per Diem Rate” of $61 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:  August 12 through August 15, 2019. (page 2)

 

C.                 Request approval for out-of-state travel for four Pipeline Safety staff members to attend the 2019 NAPSR Annual Board of Directors Meeting and National Meeting in South Portland, Maine.  The purpose of this meeting: NAPSR-PHMSA Roundtable Discussion, PHMSA HQ Updates, Gas Technology Institute Updates, PHMSA Drug & Alcohol Rules Updates, PHMSA State Damage Prevention Program Review, PHMSA Accident Investigation Division Incident Review, Review Underground Storage Incident, and Plastic Pipe Rule Discussion. The total estimated cost for travelers’ trip is $10,162.  The “Federal Per Diem Rate” of $61 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 travel will be principally federally funded through the Pipeline Safety reimbursement (to be charged to Unit 6).  Dates of travel:  September 8 through 13, 2019. (page 3)

 

 

ITEM 2            UTILITIES REGULATION

 

A.                 No items. 

 

 

ITEM 3            ADMINISTRATION

 

A.           Request approval of the minutes from the July 2, 2019, Administrative Session. 

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