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January 10, 2023 Commission Meeting
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Gas Agenda

Agenda Item No. Docket No. Description Companies Recommendations Status
(1) 18046 and 18328 Division Report on Rate RSE as of November 30, 2022 Based on preliminary figures as of November 30, 2022, the projected RSE return on average common equity for the rate year ending September 30, 2023, was 9.78 percent. The authorized return on average common equity is 9.50 to 9.90 percent.
  • SPIRE ALABAMA INC.
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(2) 28101 Division Report on Rate RSE as of November 30, 2022 Based on preliminary figures as of November 30, 2022, the projected RSE return on average common equity for the rate year ending September 30, 2023, was 9.22 percent. The authorized return on average common equity is 9.70 to 10.30 percent.
  • SPIRE GULF INC.
Final
(3) U-5434 Application for Approval of a Base Contract for the Sale and Purchase of Natural Gas with K2 Commodities, LLC
  • SPIRE ALABAMA INC.
Final


Telecommunication Agenda

Agenda Item No. Docket No. Description Companies Recommendations Status
(4) U-3873 Approval of an Amendment to the Interconnection Agreement between BellSouth Telecommunications, Inc. d/b/a AT&T Alabama or AT&T Southeast and GC Pivotal, LLC d/b/a Global Capacity pursuant to Sections 251 and 252 of the Telecommunications Act of 1996.
  • GC PIVOTAL, LLC D/B/A GLOBAL CAPACITY
  • BELLSOUTH TELECOMMUNICATIONS, LLC
Final
(5) U-4230 Approval of an Amendment to the Interconnection Agreement between BellSouth Telecommunications, Inc. d/b/a AT&T Alabama or AT&T Southeast and Fusion Cloud Services, LLC pursuant to Sections 251 and 252 of the Telecommunications Act of 1996.
  • FUSION CLOUD SERVICES, LLC
  • BELLSOUTH TELECOMMUNICATIONS, LLC
Final
(6) U-4548 Approval of an Amendment to the Interconnection Agreement between BellSouth Telecommunications, Inc. d/b/a AT&T Alabama or AT&T Southeast and TEC of Jackson, Inc. pursuant to Sections 251 and 252 of the Telecommunications Act of 1996.
  • BELLSOUTH TELECOMMUNICATIONS, LLC
  • TEC OF JACKSON, INC.
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(7) U-5186 Approval of an Amendment to the Interconnection Agreement between BellSouth Telecommunications, Inc. d/b/a AT&T Alabama or AT&T Southeast and Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC pursuant to Sections 251 and 252 of the Telecommunications Act of 1996.
  • BELLSOUTH TELECOMMUNICATIONS, LLC
  • CONTERRA ULTRA BROADBAND, LLC
Final
(8) U-5191 Approval of an Amendment to the Interconnection Agreement between BellSouth Telecommunications, Inc. d/b/a AT&T Alabama or AT&T Southeast and Georgia Public Web, Inc. (now known as Accelecom GA. LLC) pursuant to Sections 251 and 252 of the Telecommunications Act of 1996.
  • BELLSOUTH TELECOMMUNICATIONS, LLC
  • GEORGIA PUBLIC WEB, INC
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(9) U-5268 Approval of an Amendment to the Interconnection Agreement between BellSouth Telecommunications, Inc. d/b/a AT&T Alabama or AT&T Southeast and Peerless Network of Alabama, LLC pursuant to Sections 251 and 252 of the Telecommunications Act of 1996.
  • BELLSOUTH TELECOMMUNICATIONS, LLC
  • PEERLESS NETWORK OF ALABAMA, LLC
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(10) U-5356 Approval of an Amendment to the Interconnection Agreement between BellSouth Telecommunications, Inc. d/b/a AT&T Alabama or AT&T Southeast and WANRack, LLC pursuant to Sections 251 and 252 of the Telecommunications Act of 1996.
  • BELLSOUTH TELECOMMUNICATIONS, LLC
  • WANRACK, LLC
Final
(11) U-5435 Request Approval of Commercial Mobile Radio Services (CMRS) Interconnection Agreement between CenturyTel of Alabama, LLC d/b/a CenturyLink, Gulf Telephone Company d/b/a CenturyLink and Onvoy Spectrum, LLC.
  • CENTURYTEL OF ALABAMA, LLC
  • ONVOY, LLC
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(12) U-5436 Withdraws Program Audio/Wired Music from the Access Services Tariff due to product Sunset. Filed December 2, 2022, with a requested effective date of January 1, 2023.
  • BELLSOUTH TELECOMMUNICATIONS, LLC
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(13) D-7760 Modifies the General Subscriber Services Tariff as mandated by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Report and Order in WC Docket No. 18-156, FCC Release No. 20-143 issued October 9, 2020. These modifications reduce intercarrier compensation charges to increase efficiencies in call routing and decrease incentives for fraud in 8YY (toll-free) calls. Filed December 13, 2022, with a requested effective date of July 1, 2022.
  • HAYNEVILLE TELEPHONE COMPANY
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(14) D-7761 Modifies the Intrastate Access Services Tariff to comply with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Report and Order in WC Docket No. 18-156, FCC Release No. 20-143 issued October 9, 2020. These modifications reduce intercarrier compensation charges to increase efficiencies in call routing and decrease incentives for fraud in 8YY (toll-free) calls. Filed December 13, 2022, with a requested effective date of July 1, 2022.
  • HAYNEVILLE FIBER TRANSPORT, INC.
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(15) 26499 Approval to cancel Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity for Customer-Owned, Coin-Operated Telephone service in Alabama. Effective October 31, 2022, Company ceased providing public coin payphone service and has removed the equipment. Company will continue to have Authority to provide Inmate Calling Service in the State of Alabama.
  • SECURUS TECHNOLOGIES, LLC.
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(16) 29916 Cancels Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity and withdraws Tariff. Certificate granted under this docket on May 16, 2006 for the provision of Local Exchange and Interexchange Telecommunications Service. By notice received December 13, 2022, the Company stated it was no longer providing any telecommunications services to consumers in the State of Alabama; therefore, no customers would be directly affected by the cancellation
  • AERO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC (AERO)
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Legal Agenda

Agenda Item No. Docket No. Description Companies Recommendations Status
(17) C-20430 (Y) Petition of Donald J Hunter d/b/a DHT, of Eclectic, Alabama, for reinstatement of Motor Carrier Certificate F5190 which was revoked due to Petitioner's failure to maintain proper proof of liability and cargo insurance coverage.
  • DONALD J HUNTER
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(18) C-20434 (Y) - Petition of J & S Hauling LLC, of Jacksonville, Alabama, for reinstatement of Motor Carrier Certificate F4944 which was revoked due to Petitioner's failure to maintain proper proof of liability and cargo insurance coverage.
  • J & S HAULING LLC
Final
(19) 32691 (Y) - Motor Carrier Certificate CB73 held by Windham's Tours, Inc., of Birmingham, Alabama, was suspended by Commission Order dated November 3, 2021, for a period of one year. Windham's Tours, Inc. has failed to notify the Commission of its intent to recommence operations or relinquish Motor Carrier Certificate CB73 despite a request by Commission staff to do so.
  • WINDHAM'S TOURS, INC
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(20) 32481 (Y) - Motor Carrier Certificate 4052 held by Scuttle Shuttle, LLC, of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, was suspended by Commission Order dated November 3, 2021, for a period of one year. Scuttle Shuttle, LLC has failed to notify the Commission of its intent to recommence operations or relinquish Motor Carrier Certificate 4052 despite a request by Commission staff to do so.
  • SCUTTLE SHUTTLE, LLC
Final
(21) 33037 (Y) - Petition of G & R Transportation LLC, of Boaz, Alabama, for cancellation of Motor Carrier Certificate F5215.
  • G & R TRANSPORTATION LLC
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(22) 31103 (Y) - Petition of Spirit Express, LLC, of Dalton, Georgia, for cancellation of Motor Carrier Certificate F4203.
  • SPIRIT EXPRESS, LLC
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(23) 33036 (Y) - Petition of Service Trucking, LLC, of Montgomery, Alabama, for cancellation of Motor Carrier Certificate F5214.
  • SERVICE TRUCKING, LLC
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(24) 19432 (Y) - Petition of Colonial Freight Systems, Inc., of Knoxville, Tennessee, for cancellation of Motor Carrier Certificate P333.
  • COLONIAL FREIGHT SYSTEMS, INC.
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(25) C-20433 (B) - Petition of Industrial Transport Services, LLC, of Mount Vernon, Indiana, for reinstatement of Motor Carrier Certificate F2987 which was revoked due to Petitioner's failure to maintain proper proof of liability and cargo insurance coverage.
  • INDUSTRIAL TRANSPORT SERVICES, LLC
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(26) 30638 (B) - Petition of Outdoor Solutions, Inc., of Huntsville, Alabama, for cancellation of Motor Carrier Certificate F3905.
  • OUTDOOR SOLUTIONS, INC.
Final
(27) C-12096
22146
24160
(B) - Petition of Charmack Enterprises, Inc., of Guntersville, Alabama, for cancellation of Motor Carrier Certificate P520 (Docket 22146) and F175 (Docket 24160). Charmack Enterprises, Inc. also has approval of cargo self-insurance authority in Informal Docket C-12096.
  • CHARMACK ENTERPRISES, INC.
Final
(28) 28327 (B) - Application of Easton Telecom Services, L.L.C., of Richfield, Ohio, for a Certificate to provide telecommunications services in the State of Alabama. A hearing was held on December 15, 2022, in which Commission Staff participated.
  • EASTON TELECOM SERVICES LLC
Final
(29) 31803 (B) - Petition of Integrated Wastewater Management, Inc. for approval of an increase in the current tariff rates. The Attorney General filed Notice of Intervention. A hearing was set for December 15, 2022. On the day prior to the scheduled hearing, Petitioner filed a motion to withdraw the petition. Commission Staff and the Attorney General appeared and participated at the hearing.
  • INTEGRATED WASTEWATER MANAGEMENT, INC.
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(30) 17545 (M) - In Re: Revisions to the Commission's Gas Pipeline Safety Rules. Staff proposed revision to the Gas Pipeline Safety ("GPS") Rules to incorporate a new GPS Rule 15 which would require operators to comply with standards for the calibration of their testing equipment. The proposed modifications were served on interested parties who were invited to file initial and reply comments. All filed comments have now been considered by staff from the GPS and Legal Divisions.
Final


Electricity Policy Agenda

Agenda Item No. Docket No. Description Companies Recommendations Status
(31) 18117 and 18416
18148
Division Report on Rate RSE and Rate ECR for Alabama Power Company as of November 30, 2022 The Electricity Policy Division performed the regular monthly examination of the books and records of Alabama Power Company and determined the Weighted Return on Average Retail Common Equity was 6.98% for the 12 months ending December 31, 2022. The Staff’s normal monthly review of the Over and Under Recovery of Alabama Power’s energy costs determined an under-recovery of $57,375,265 for the month.
  • ALABAMA POWER COMPANY
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Water Agenda

Agenda Item No. Docket No. Description Companies Recommendations Status
(32) 31803 Petition for approval to modify Certificate of Financial Viability. Expands the service territory of Integrated Wastewater Management, Inc. to own, operate and maintain the wastewater collection and treatment facility for Hidden Hills Subdivision located in the community of Breman, in Cullman County, AL.
  • INTEGRATED WASTEWATER MANAGEMENT, INC.
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(33) 32553 For Approval to renew Community Utilities of Alabama, Inc.'s Cetificate of Financial Viability.
  • COMMUNITY UTILITIES OF ALABAMA INC.
Final


  Total Agenda Items : 33
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