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Commission Minutes August 21, 2013

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

 

August 21, 2013 - 1:30 p.m.
 

Present:

Todd A. Snitchler, Chairman
Steven D. Lesser, Commissioner
Lynn Slaby, Commissioner
M. Beth Trombold, Commissioner
Asim Z. Haque, Commissioner
Angela Hawkins, Legal Director
Gregory Price, Electric Section, Legal Department
Sarah Parrot, Gas Section, Legal Department
Jeff Jones, Telephone and Water Sections, Legal Department
Scott Farkas, Transportation Section, Legal Department
Vesta Miller, Legal Department
 


This meeting was convened pursuant to the regular agenda issued on August 15, 2013, for the week of August 19, 2013.

 


The minutes of the August 7, 2013, 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: August 21, 2013 at 1:30 p.m.

Electric:    
   Rehearings:    
11-1494-EL-CSS Ron Mosley v. The Dayton Power and Light Company
(Entry considering application for rehearing)
Approval moved and seconded, vote 5-0.
12-3129-EL-UNC Ohio Power Company
(Entry considering application for rehearing)
Approval moved and seconded, vote 5-0.
   Tariff:    
13-812-EL-RDR Ohio Edison Company, The Cleveland Electric Illuminating Company, and The Toledo Edison Company
(Finding and order considering application)
Approval moved and seconded, vote 5-0.
   Others:    
09-119-EL-AEC Ormet Primary Aluminum Corporation
(Entry considering motion for approval of payment deferral)
Chairman Snitchler made comments outlining some recent facts regarding case #09-119-EL-AEC, indicating that the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio continues to work with Ormet.  The Chairman noted that since 2009 Ormet has received more than $250 million in discounts and today's order is allowing Ormet an additional $10.5 million in deferrals of their electric bills.
Approval moved and seconded, vote 5-0.
(10-486-EL-ACP
(10-487-EL-ACP
Columbus Southern Power Company
Ohio Power Company
(Proposed opinion and order)
(rescheduled from 8/7)
Approval moved and seconded, vote 5-0.
10-3126-EL-UNC In the Matter of Aligning Electric Distribution Utility Rate Structure with Ohio's Public Policies to Promote Competition, Energy Efficiency, and Distributed Generation
(Finding and order considering filed comments)
Approval moved and seconded, vote 5-0.
12-659-EL-CSS The Chris Erhart Foundry & Machine Co. v. Duke Energy Ohio, Inc.
(Entry considering request to dismiss)
Approval moved and seconded, vote 5-0.
13-804-EL-UNC Duke Energy Ohio, Inc.
(Proposed opinion and order)
Approval moved and seconded, vote 5-0.
     
Gas:    
   Rehearing:    
12-3234-GA-CSS Nancy S. Toliver v. Vectren Energy Delivery of Ohio, Inc.
(Entry considering application for rehearing)
Approval moved and seconded, vote 5-0.
   Others:    
13-237-GA-CSS Klines Cove Real Estate, LLC v. The East Ohio Gas Company d/b/a Dominion East Ohio
(Entry considering request to dismiss)
Approval moved and seconded, vote 5-0.
13-768-GA-CSS James Jagodzinski v. Columbia Gas of Ohio, Inc.
(Entry addressing motion to dismiss)
Approval moved and seconded, vote 5-0.
     
     
Telephone:    
12-1075-TP-CSS The Ohio Bell Telephone Company d/b/a AT&T Ohio v. Halo Wireless, Inc.
(Entry considering request to dismiss)
Approval moved and seconded, vote 5-0.
     
Water:    
   Tariff:    
(13-1344-WW-ATA
(13-1364-WS-ACN
Aqua Ohio, Inc.
Aqua Ohio, Inc.
(Finding and order considering applications for revised tariff pages and changes in company name)
Approval moved and seconded, vote 5-0.
     
Transportation:    
12-1163-TR-CVF Brian Kaltreider
(Proposed opinion and order)
Approval moved and seconded, vote 5-0.
13-720-TR-CVF Rick Tomlison Trucking
(Entry addressing motion to dismiss)
Approval moved and seconded, vote 5-0.
13-739-TR-CVF Saif S. Al
(Entry considering request to dismiss)
Approval moved and seconded, vote 5-0.
13-1333-TR-CVF Ben C. Ball
(Entry considering request to dismiss)
Apporval moved and seconded, vote 5-0.
13-1551-TR-CVF Exel Direct Inc.
(Entry addressing motion to dismiss)
Approval moved and seconded, vote 5-0.
13-789-TR-CVF Timothy J. Drumm
(Finding and order considering proposed settlement agreement)
Approval moved and seconded, vote 5-0.
13-1226-RR-RCP Ohio Department of Transportation
(Opinion and order considering exemption request)
Stricken from the August 21, 2013 agenda.
13-1723-RR-FED Columbus & Ohio River Railroad/Muskingum County
(Finding and order considering grade crossing improvement project)
Approval moved and seconded, vote 5-0.
     
Comments:    
FERC Docket No.
RM13-17
Communication of Operational Information Between Natural Gas Pipelines and Electric Transmission Operators
(Proposed comments)
The Commission authorized the Assistant Attorneys General to file comments with FERC.
Approval moved and seconded, vote 5-0.
 

 

   

 

Chairman Snitchler introduced our visitor from the Public Utilities Regulatory Commission of Ghana, Evelyn E E Ntiakoh, and presented a certificate ackowledging her stay at the PUCO from August 16th through August 22nd.

 

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100th Anniversary of the PUCO was recognized by NARUC.
 


There being no further business, the Commission Meeting adjourned at approximately 1:42 p.m.

 

 

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Chair Secretary