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Commission Minutes January 18, 2012

Minutes of the Commission Meeting
Legal Department
(614) 466-7702

 

January 18, 2012 - 1:30 p.m.

 

Present:

Todd A. Snitchler, Chairman
Paul A. Centolella, Commissioner
Cheryl L. Roberto, Commissioner
Steven D. Lesser, Commissioner
Andre T. Porter, Commissioner
Jeff Jones, Interim Legal Director and Telephone and Water Sections, Legal Department
Gregory Price, Electric Section, Legal Department
Christine Pirik, Gas Section, Legal Department
Scott Farkas, Transportation Section, Legal Department
Vesta Miller, Legal Department


This meeting was convened pursuant to the regular agenda issued on January 12, 2012, for the week of January 16, 2012.

 


The minutes of the January 11, 2012, Commission Meeting were approved by the Commissioners.
 


The Commission met for the purpose of considering the following cases and to act upon the proposed Entries and Orders.

 

Signing Session: January 18, 2012, at 1:30 p.m.

Electric:    
   Rehearing:    
(11-3549-EL-SSO
(11-3550-EL-ATA
(11-3551-EL-UNC
Duke Energy Ohio, Inc.
Duke Energy Ohio, Inc.
Duke Energy Ohio, Inc.
(Entry considering application for rehearing)
Approval moved and seconded, vote 5-0.
   Others:    
08-1203-EL-CSS Susan Aikey-Walker v. Ohio Edison Company
(Proposed opinion and order)
Approval moved and seconded, vote 5-0.
(09-872-EL-FAC
(09-873-EL-FAC
Columbus Southern Power Company
Ohio Power Company
(Proposed opinion and order)
Rescheduled to appear on January 23, 2012 agenda.
(10-1912-EL-EEC
(
(10-2010-EL-EEC
The Cleveland Electric Illuminating Company/American Brazing Company
Ohio Edison Company/Stanley Electric U.S. Co., Inc.
(Entry nunc pro tunc)
Approval moved and seconded, vote 4-0.  Commissioner Roberto abstained.
(10-2376-EL-UNC
(
(11-346-EL-SSO
(11-348-EL-SSO
(11-349-EL-AAM
(11-350-EL-AAM
(10-343-EL-ATA
(10-344-EL-ATA
(10-2929-EL-UNC
(
(11-4920-EL-RDR
(11-4921-EL-RDR
Ohio Power Company and Columbus Southern Power Company
Columbus Southern Power Company
Ohio Power Company
Columbus Southern Power Company
Ohio Power Company
Columbus Southern Power Company
Ohio Power Company
Ohio Power Company and Columbus Southern Power Company
Columbus Southern Power Company
Ohio Power Company
(Entry considering objections and motions)
Rescheduled to appear on January 23, 2012 agenda.
11-1359-EL-CSS RKAIN Properties, LLC v. The Cleveland Electric Illuminating Company
(Entry addressing motion to dismiss)
Approval moved and seconded, vote 5-0.
11-4393-EL-RDR Duke Energy Ohio, Inc.
(Proposed opinion and order)
Stricken from the January 18, 2012 agenda.
11-4553-EL-UNC Ohio Edison Company, The Cleveland Electric Illuminating Company, and The Toledo Edison Company
(Proposed opinion and order)
Approval moved and seconded, vote 5-0.
11-5201-EL-RDR Ohio Edison Company, The Cleveland Electric Illuminating Company, and The Toledo Edison Company
(Entry addressing request for proposal)
Approval moved and seconded, vote 5-0.
Gas:    
11-3636-GA-GPS Duke Energy Ohio, Inc.
(Finding and order considering proposed settlement agreement)
Approval moved and seconded, vote 5-0.
11-4368-GA-CSS Richard Collins v. The East Ohio Gas Company d/b/a Dominion East Ohio
(Entry considering request to dismiss)
Approval moved and seconded, vote 5-0.
Telephone:    
08-815-TP-ORD In the Matter of the Adoption of Rules for the Telecommunications Relay Service Assessment Pursuant to Section 4905.84, Revised Code, as Enacted by House Bill 562
(Entry considering filing of reponses to the telephone relay service reporting form)
Approval moved and seconded, vote 5-0.
10-2387-TP-COI In the Matter of the Commission Investigation into Intrastate Carrier Access Reform Pursuant to Senate Bill 162
(Entry requesting comments and response to FCC order)
Approval moved and seconded, vote 5-0.
11-3467-TP-CSS Chad Kister v. AT&T Ohio
(Entry addressing motion to dismiss)
Stricken from the January 18, 2012 agenda.

Transportation:

   
11-6083-RR-FED Wheeling & Lake Erie Railway/Lorain County
(Finding and order considering grade crossing improvement project)
Approval moved and seconded, vote 5-0.
12-133-RR-FED CSX Transportation/Delaware County
(Finding and order considering grade crossing improvement project)
Approval moved and seconded, vote 5-0.
12-171-RR-FED Norfolk Southern Railway/Jefferson County
(Finding and order considering grade crossing improvement project)
Approval moved and seconded, vote 5-0.
11-4645-TR-CVF Lyden Oil Company
(Finding and order considering proposed settlement agreement)
Approval moved and seconded, vote 5-0.
12-172-TR-CVF In the Matter of the Default of Motor Carriers and Drivers Pursuant to Rule 4901:2-7-14, Ohio Administrative Code
(Entry considering show cause)
Approval moved and seconded, vote 5-0.
Comments:    
FCC WC Docket No. 10-90
FCC GN Docket No. 09-51
FCC WC Docket No. 07-135
FCC WC Docket No. 05-337
FCC CC Docket No. 01-92
FCC CC Docket No. 96-45
FCC WC Docket No. 03-109
FCC WT docket No. 10-208
Connect America Fund
A National Broadband Plan for our Future
Establishing Just and Reasonable Rates for Local Exchange Carriers
High-Cost Universal Support
Developing a Unified Intercarrier Compensation Regime
Federal-State Joint Board on Universal Service
Lifeline and Link-UP
Universal Service Reform - Mobility Fund
(Proposed comments)
The Commission authorized the Assistant Attorneys General to file comments with the FCC.  Vote 5-0.
FERC Docket No. ER12-715 Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator
(Comments concerning proposed tariff filing)
The Commission authorized the Assistant Attorneys General to file comments with FERC.  Vote 5-0.
 

 

There being no further business, the Commission Meeting adjourned at approximately 1:46 p.m.

 

 

 

 

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Chair Secretary