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August 2, 2022 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 June 30, 2022 Based on preliminary figures as of June 30, 2022, the projected RSE return on average common equity for the rate year ending September 30, 2022, was 9.63 percent. The authorized return on average common equity is 10.15 to 10.65 percent.
  • SPIRE ALABAMA INC.
Final
(2) 28101 Division Report on Rate RSE as of June 30, 2022 Based on preliminary figures as of June 30, 2022, the projected RSE return on average common equity for the rate year ending September 30, 2022, was 8.84 percent. The authorized return on average common equity is 9.70 to 10.30 percent.
  • SPIRE GULF INC.
Final


Telecommunication Agenda

Agenda Item No. Docket No. Description Companies Recommendations Status
(3) U-4277 Approval of an Amendment to the Interconnection Agreement between BellSouth Telecommunications, Inc. d/b/a AT&T Alabama or AT&T Southeast and Telepak Networks, Inc. pursuant to Sections 251 and 252 of the Telecommunications Act of 1996. This Amendment implements the Federal Communications Commission’s (“FCC”) Third Report and Order and Declaratory Ruling, FCC No. 18-111 (“Order”), modifying existing pole attachment rules.
  • BELLSOUTH TELECOMMUNICATIONS, LLC
  • TELEPAK NETWORKS, INC.
Final
(4) U-4277 Approval of an Amendment to the Interconnection Agreement between BellSouth Telecommunications, Inc. d/b/a AT&T Alabama or AT&T Southeast and Telepak Networks, Inc. pursuant to Sections 251 and 252 of the Telecommunications Act of 1996. This Amendment implements the Federal Communications Commission’s (“FCC”) Orders 19-66 and 19-72 in WC Docket No. 18-141, the FCC UNE and Resale Forbearance Order and FCC Order 20-152 in WC Docket No. 19-308, the FCC UNE Relief Order.
  • BELLSOUTH TELECOMMUNICATIONS, LLC
  • TELEPAK NETWORKS, INC.
Final
(5) U-4509 Approval of an Amendment to the Interconnection Agreement between BellSouth Telecommunications, Inc. d/b/a AT&T Alabama or AT&T Southeast and Hayneville Fiber Transport, Inc. pursuant to Sections 251 and 252 of the Telecommunications Act of 1996.
  • BELLSOUTH TELECOMMUNICATIONS, LLC
  • HAYNEVILLE FIBER TRANSPORT, INC.
Final
(6) U-5066 Approval of an Amendment to the Interconnection Agreement between BellSouth Telecommunications, Inc. d/b/a AT&T Alabama or AT&T Southeast and Spectrotel of Alabama, LLC pursuant to Sections 251 and 252 of the Telecommunications Act of 1996.
  • BELLSOUTH TELECOMMUNICATIONS, LLC
  • SPECTROTEL OF ALABAMA, LLC
Final
(7) D-7743 Modifies the 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 July 20, 2022, with a requested effective date of July 30, 2022.
  • TELCOVE OPERATIONS, LLC
Final
(8) D-7744 Modifies the 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 July 20, 2022, with a requested effective date of July 30, 2022.
  • LEVEL 3 TELECOM OF ALABAMA, LLC
Final
(9) D-7745 Modifies the Switched 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 July 20, 2022, with a requested effective date of July 30, 2022.
  • LEVEL 3 COMMUNICATIONS, LLC
Final
(10) D-7746 Modifies the 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 July 20, 2022, with a requested effective date of July 30, 2022.
  • CENTURYTEL BROADBAND SERVICES, LLC
Final
(11) D-7747 Modifies the 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 July 20, 2022, with a requested effective date of July 30, 2022.
  • CENTURYLINK COMMUNICATIONS, LLC
Final
(12) D-7748 Increases the late payment fee to $14.00 or 1 ½ percent, whichever is greater, to standardize this charge for business customers. Filed July 5, 2022, with a requested effective date of August 1, 2022.
  • FRONTIER COMMUNICATIONS OF THE SOUTH, LLC
Final
(13) 25980 Petition of Frontier Communications of the South, LLC (“Frontier”) for an Order Confirming Relinquishment of its Eligible Telecommunications Carrier (ETC) Designation. Frontier’s relinquishment of its ETC designation in Alabama is prompted by changes to the universal service program at the federal level and the phasing-out of all high-cost universal service support, for which Frontier was formerly eligible. Frontier did not win any Rural Development Opportunity Fund locations in the state of Alabama and, therefore, is not required to maintain its ETC status in the state under that program.
  • FRONTIER COMMUNICATIONS OF THE SOUTH, LLC
Final
(14) 32449 Changes company name from Magna5 LLC to RingSquared Telecom LLC. Filed July 14, 2022 with an immediate effective date.
  • RINGSQUARED TELECOM LLC
Final


Legal Agenda

Agenda Item No. Docket No. Description Companies Recommendations Status
(15) C-20133 (Y) - Petition of The Designated Driver, LLC., of Eufaula, Alabama, for reinstatement of Motor Carrier Certificate FNP B-49 which was revoked due to Petitioner's failure to maintain proper proof of liability insurance coverage.
  • THE DESIGNATED DRIVER LLC
Final
(16) C-20311 (Y) - Petition of Gardner Bulk and Transport, Inc., of Alabaster, Alabama, for reinstatement of Motor Carrier Certificate F5184 which was revoked due to Petitioner's failure to maintain proper proof of liability and cargo insurance coverage.
  • GARDNER BULK AND TRANSPORT, INC.
Final
(17) C-20297 (Y) - Petition of JIST Trucking, LLC, of Creola, Alabama, for reinstatement of Motor Carrier Certificate F3886 which was revoked due to Petitioner's failure to maintain proper proof of cargo insurance coverage.
  • JIST TRUCKING, LLC
Final
(18) 33203 (Y) - Motor Carrier Certificate 4135 was issued to Johnny McDowell Sr. d/b/a Skinners Transportation Service ("Skinners Transportation Service"), of Northport, Alabama by Commission Order dated February 2, 2022. Said Order also required Skinners Transportation Service to file its tariff, obtain insurance and registration numbers and properly identify its vehicles. Skinners Transportation Service has failed to make the required filings.
  • JOHNNY MCDOWELL SR.
Final
(19) 24491
22460
(Y) - Petition of Central Alabama Transport, Inc., of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, for cancellation of Motor Carrier Certificates F392 and P538.
  • CENTRAL ALABAMA TRANSPORT, INC.
Final
(20) 33267 (B) - Application of All My Sons of Mobile LLC, of Mobile, Alabama, for a Certificate to transport household goods.
  • ALL MY SONS OF MOBILE LLC
Final
(21) 33231 (B) - APSC v. Delinquent Companies (that failed to timely pay inspection/supervision fees). The Commission has now received the inspection and supervision fee and late fee from BNSF Railway.
Final


Electricity Policy Agenda

Agenda Item No. Docket No. Description Companies Recommendations Status
(22) 18117 and 18416
18148
Division Report on Rate RSE and Rate ECR for Alabama Power Company as of June 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 6.68% for the 12 months ending December 31, 2022. The Staff’s normal monthly review of the Over and Under Recovery for Alabama Power’s energy costs determined an under-recovery of $102,346,329 for the month.
  • ALABAMA POWER COMPANY
Final


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