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Commission Minutes March 26, 2014

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

 

March 26, 2014 - 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
Christine Pirik, 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 March 20, 2014, for the week of March 24, 2014.


The minutes of the March 19, 2014, 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: March 26, 2014, at 1:30 p.m.

Electric:    
   Tariffs:    
14-193-EL-RDR Ohio Power Company
(Finding and order considering application)
Approval moved and seconded, vote 5-0.
14-255-EL-RDR Ohio Power Company
(Entry selecting independent auditor)
Approval moved and seconded, vote 5-0.
   Others:    
09-492-EL-CSS Mary-Martha and Dennis Corrigan v. Cleveland Electric Illuminating Company
(Proposed opinion and order)
Approval moved and seconded, vote 5-0.
10-3066-EL-AEC Timken Company/Ohio Power Company
(Opinion and order considering application to amend Unique Arrangement)
Approval moved and seconded, vote 5-0.
12-3151-EL-COI In the Matter of the Commission's Investigation of Ohio's Retail Electric Service Market
(Finding and order considering Commission investigation)
Approval moved and seconded, vote 5-0.  Chairman Snitchler filed a separate concurring opinion.
12-1924-EL-ORD In the Matter of the Commission's Review of its Rules for Competitive Retail Electric Service Contained in Chapters 4901:1-21 and 4901:1-24 of the Ohio Administrative Code
(Supplemental finding and order considering adoption of rules)
Approval moved and seconded, vote 5-0.
13-707-EL-REN Safe Harbor Water Power Corporation
(Finding and order considering application)
Approval moved and seconded, vote 5-0.
13-1623-EL-REN John Scott
(Entry considering request to withdraw application and dismiss case)
Approval moved and seconded, vote 5-0.
(13-2249-EL-UNC
(13-2250-EL-UNC
Ohio Power Company
Columbus Southern Power Company
(Opinion and order considering stipulation on 2011 significantly excessive earnings test)
Approval moved and seconded, vote 5-0.
14-146-EL-EEC Duke Energy Ohio, Inc./AK Steel Corporation
(Finding and order considering application)
Approval moved and seconded, vote 5-0.
Gas:    
14-212-GA-GCR Orwell Natural Gas Company
(Finding and order considering the gas cost recovery rate)
Approval moved and seconded, vote 5-0.
13-206-GA-GCR Brainard Gas Corporation
(Proposed opinion and order)
Approval moved and seconded, vote 5-0.
(14-218-GA-GCR
(14-318-GA-UEX
(14-418-GA-PIP
Duke Energy Ohio, Inc.
Duke Energy Ohio, Inc.
Duke Energy Ohio, Inc.
(Entry considering financial audits)
Approval moved and seconded, vote 5-0.
 

 

   
14-315-GA-UNC Duke Energy Ohio, Inc.
(Finding and order considering application)
Approval moved and seconded, vote 5-0.
Telephone:    
10-2387-TP-COI In the Matter of the Commission's Investigation into Intrastate Carrier Access Reform Pursuant to Sub. S.B. 162
(Consideration of entry)
Approval moved and seconded, vote 5-0.
13-1636-TP-CSS Dr. Thomas M. Pokabla v. United Telephone Company of Ohio dba CenturyLink
(Entry addressing motion to dismiss)
Approval moved and seconded, vote 5-0.
13-2216-TP-CSS John T. Schonher v. The Ohio Bell Telephone Company dba AT&T Ohio
(Entry considering request to dismiss)
Approval moved and seconded, vote 5-0.
Transportation:    
12-2100-TR-CVF Ted A. Warren
(Proposed opinion and order)
(rescheduled from 3/19)
Approval moved and seconded, vote 4-1.  Commissioner Slaby filed a separate concurring and dissenting opinion.
14-80-TR-CVF Howard F. Croop
(Finding and order considering proposed settlement agreement)
Approval moved and seconded, vote 5-0.
14-308-RR-FED CSX Transportation/Seneca and Wood Counties
(Finding and order considering grade crossing improvement project)
Approval moved and seconded, vote 5-0.
14-333-RR-RCP Ann Arbor Railroad Crossings
(Finding and order considering grade crossing improvement project)
Approval moved and seconded, vote 5-0.
14-337-RR-FED Norfolk Southern Railway/Stark County
(Finding and order considering grade crossing improvement project)
Approval moved and seconded, vote 5-0.
Comments:    
FERC ER14-1461 PJM Interconnection, L.L.C.
(Proposed revisions to reform RPM market rules)
The Commission authorized the Assistant Attorneys General to file comments with FERC.
Approval moved and seconded, vote 5-0.
FCC WC Docket
No. 10-90
Connect America Fund
(Proposed comments)
The Commission authorized the Assistant Attorneys General to file comments with the FCC.
Approval moved and seconded, vote 5-0.
 

 

   

There being no further business, the Commission Meeting adjourned at approximately 1:53 p.m.

 

 

 

 

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Chair Secretary