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February 1, 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 December 31, 2021 Based on preliminary figures as of December 31, 2021, the projected RSE return on average common equity for the rate year ending September 30, 2022, was 10.01 percent. The authorized return on average common equity is 10.15 to 10.65 percent.
  • SPIRE ALABAMA INC.
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(2) 28101 Division Report on Rate RSE as of December 31, 2021 Based on preliminary figures as of December 31, 2021, the projected RSE return on average common equity for the rate year ending September 30, 2022, was 9.13 percent. The authorized return on average common equity is 9.70 to 10.30 percent.
  • SPIRE GULF INC.
Final
(3) U-5410 Application for approval of an agreement with BBT Alabama, LLC for firm transportation capacity. Filed January 22, 2022.
  • SPIRE ALABAMA INC.
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(4) U-5411 Application for approval of an agreement with Gulf South Pipeline Company, LLC for storage and firm transportation capacity. Filed January 22, 2022.
  • SPIRE ALABAMA INC.
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(5) U-5412 Application for approval of an agreement with Southern Natural Gas Company, LLC for firm transportation capacity required for expansion into Ranburne, AL Filed January 22, 2022.
  • SPIRE ALABAMA INC.
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(6) U-5413 Application for approval of an agreement with Southern Natural Gas Company, LLC for firm transportation capacity needed to address existing capacity shortfalls. Filed January 22, 2022.
  • SPIRE ALABAMA INC.
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Telecommunication Agenda

Agenda Item No. Docket No. Description Companies Recommendations Status
(7) U-5408 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 DISH Wireless L.L.C.
  • CENTURYTEL OF ALABAMA, LLC
  • GULF TELEPHONE COMPANY
  • DISH WIRELESS L.L.C.
Final
(8) U-5409 Rules of the North America Numbering Plan Administrator (“NANPA”) grant the Commission discretion to override NANPA’s denial of requested numbering resources in Alabama. Peoples Telephone Company Inc. d/b/a/ TDS Telecom seeks Commission concurrence with its numbering resources request and asks the Commission to override NANPA’s denial of the numbering resources sought by the Petitioner to serve the needs of a business customer. The request is for a single block of 1,000 numbers from the 256 area code.
  • PEOPLES TELEPHONE COMPANY
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(9) U-5176 Approval of an Amendment to the Interconnection Agreement between BellSouth Telecommunications, Inc. d/b/a AT&T Alabama or AT&T Southeast and RCLEC, Inc. pursuant to Sections 251 and 252 of the Telecommunications Act of 1996.
  • BELLSOUTH TELECOMMUNICATIONS, LLC
  • RCLEC, INC.
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(10) U-4705 Approval of an Amendment to the Interconnection Agreement between BellSouth Telecommunications, Inc. d/b/a AT&T Alabama or AT&T Southeast and Metropolitan Telecommunications of Alabama, Inc. pursuant to Sections 251 and 252 of the Telecommunications Act of 1996.
  • BELLSOUTH TELECOMMUNICATIONS, LLC
  • METROPOLITAN TELECOMMUNICATIONS OF ALABAMA, INC.
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(11) 29063 Requests Local Exchange Tariff Revision to add Lifeline Telephone Service. Charter Fiberlink - Alabama, LLC is now designated as an Eligible Telecommunication (ETC) and can apply for funding through the federal Universal Service Fund (USF). Filing received December 23, 2021 with a requested effective date of December 27, 2021.
  • CHARTER FIBERLINK-ALABAMA, LLC
Final


Legal Agenda

Agenda Item No. Docket No. Description Companies Recommendations Status
(12) 33203 (Y) - Unopposed motor carrier application of Johnny McDowell Sr. d/b/a Skinners Transportation Service, of Northport, Alabama, for a certificate to transport passengers and their baggage. The Applicant waived its right to a Report and Recommended Order.
  • JOHNNY MCDOWELL SR.
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(13) 33202 (Y) - Unopposed motor carrier application of Bryant's Limousine, LLC, of Pleasant Grove, Alabama, for a certificate to transport passengers and their baggage. The Applicant waived its right to a Report and Recommended Order.
  • BRYANT'S LIMOUSINE, LLC
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(14) 32887 (Y) - Unopposed motor carrier application of Rush Hour Transit, Inc., of Moundville, Alabama, to extend an existing operation. The Applicant waived its right to a Report and Recommended Order at the hearing.
  • RUSH HOUR TRANSIT, INC.
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(15) 33204 (Y) - Unopposed motor carrier application, as restrictively amended, of Enterprise Rescue, Inc., of Enterprise, Alabama, for a certificate to transport passengers and their baggage in non-emergency medical transportation service. The Applicant waived its right to a Report and Recommended Order at the hearing.
  • ENTERPRISE RESCUE, INC.
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(16) 33209 (Y) - Application of Scott R. Enterprises, LLC d/b/a College Hunks Hauling Junk and Moving, of Columbus, Georgia, for a Certificate to transport household goods.
  • SCOTT R. ENTERPRISES, LLC
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(17) C-20052 (Y) - Petition of G & B Trucking LLC, of Pinson, Alabama, for reinstatement of Motor Carrier Certificate F4948 which was revoked due to Petitioner's failure to maintain proper proof of liability and cargo insurance coverage.
  • G & B TRUCKING LLC
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(18) C-20202 (Y) - Petition of L & L Trucking, LLC, of Selma, Alabama, for reinstatement of Motor Carrier Certificate F3316 which was revoked due to Petitioner's failure to maintain proper proof of liability insurance coverage.
  • L & L TRUCKING, LLC
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(19) C-20199 (Y) - Petition of USF Holland LLC d/b/a Holland, of Holland, Michigan, for reinstatement of Motor Carrier Certificate F346 which was revoked due to Petitioner's failure to maintain proper proof of liability and cargo insurance coverage.
  • USF HOLLAND LLC
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(20) 32536
32313
(Y) - Petition of BML Transportation Services LLC, of Montgomery, Alabama, for cancellation of Motor Carrier Certificates 4038 and FNP A-78.
  • BML TRANSPORTATION SERVICES LLC
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(21) 33163 (Y) - Petition of Gregory Sargent d/b/a Southern Transportation, of Chunchula, Alabama, for cancellation of Motor Carrier Certificate 4127.
  • GREGORY SARGENT
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(22) C-20193 (B) - Petition of Applewhite Movers LLC, of Huntsville, Alabama, for reinstatement of Motor Carrier Certificate 4119 which was revoked due to Petitioner's failure to maintain proper proof of cargo insurance coverage.
  • APPLEWHITE MOVERS LLC
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(23) 33197 (B) - Application of Seatus Technologies, LLC d/b/a Wyth, of Birmingham, Alabama, for a Permit to operate as a Transportation Network Company in the State of Alabama. A hearing was held on January 18, 2022, in which Commission Staff participated.
  • SEATUS TECHNOLOGIES, LLC
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(24) 33208 (B) - Show Cause proceeding for Energy Systems Southeast LLC, of Birmingham, Alabama, for failure to respond to audit inquiries for 2021 Unified Carrier Registration.
Final
(25) 33179 (B) - Petition of CenturyTel Broadband Services, LLC ("CenturyTel") for designation as an Eligible Telecommunications Carrier ("ETC") which, if granted, will make CenturyTel eligible to receive Federal Universal Service funding under the Federal Rural Digital Opportunity Fund Program. CenturyTel seeks ETC designation for a service area that encompasses the entire State of Alabama. Notice of CenturyTel's petition was served on all parties of interest. No party submitted comments by the established deadline.
  • CENTURYTEL BROADBAND SERVICES, LLC
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Electricity Policy Agenda

Agenda Item No. Docket No. Description Companies Recommendations Status
(26) 18117 and 18416
18148
Division Report on Rate RSE and Rate ECR for Alabama Power Company as of December 31, 2021 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 6.28% for the 12 months ended December 31, 2021. The Staff’s normal monthly review of Alabama Power’s energy costs determined an under-recovery of $9,113,122 for the month.
  • ALABAMA POWER COMPANY
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(27) 18117 and 18416 On January 19, 2022, Alabama Power Company submitted its “prior year actual results” for the twelve-months ended December 31, 2021. The RSE calculation produced a Weighted Return on Average Retail Common Equity (WRRCE) of 6.28%. This calculation includes the amount of revenue to be returned for the benefit of customers, which at this time is estimated to be approximately $181 million. The WRRCE calculation also reflects a discretionary accrual by the Company of $65,000,000 to the Natural Disaster Reserve.
  • ALABAMA POWER COMPANY
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(28) U-5016 On January 18, 2022, Alabama Power Company filed with the Alabama Public Service Commission a petition seeking approval to extend the availability period for Rate Rider CRI (Community Redevelopment Incentive). Rate Rider CRI provides for a one-year incentive for customers that establish a new account in an existing building that has been unoccupied for at least six (6) months. The proposed revision would become effective with March 2022 billings and extend the availability period to qualifying customers who enter into an electric service agreement prior to March 1, 2024.
  • ALABAMA POWER COMPANY
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(29) U-5017 On January 18, 2022, Alabama Power Company filed with the Alabama Public Service Commission a petition seeking approval to make clarifying and ministerial revisions to Rate Rider EDI (Economic Development Incentive). The revisions are intended to apply certain contract terms in a consistent manner across eligible customers and provide additional clarification regarding incentive eligibility and compliance. If approved, the proposed revisions would become effective with March 2022 billings.
  • ALABAMA POWER COMPANY
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Water Agenda

Agenda Item No. Docket No. Description Companies Recommendations Status
(30) 30494 Petition seeking approval of increased rates for water service. Company serves customers in Florida and customers in Flomaton, AL from its Century, FL location. Central Water Works is not regulated by the Florida PSC but rates for its Alabama customer base come under this Commission’s jurisdiction. Filed January 22, 2022, the Staff recommendation is suspension of the filing from the proposed March 1, 2022, effective date up to August 28, 2022, allowing for further investigation.
  • CENTRAL WATER WORKS, INC.
Final


  Total Agenda Items : 30
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