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E-Filings
Agenda for meeting scheduled on 07/01/2015
Last item published on 06/30/2015
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Consent Items
 
TRANSPORTATION
1. PROCEEDING NO. 14A-0904BP Coach Transportation Inc  
  IN THE MATTER OF COACH TRANSPORTATION FOR A PERMIT TO OPERATE AS A CONTRACT CARRIER BY MOTOR VEHICLE FOR HIRE.  
 
  Filing Date and Party:  06/23/2015 Coach Transportation Inc  
  Description: Motion for acceptance of late submission of advice and tariff letter
  Analyst(s): Vanessa Condra
  RECOMMENDATION: Grant the item.
 
 
2. PROCEEDING NO. 15A-0336R Town of Windsor  
  IN THE MATTER OF THE APPLICATION OF THE TOWN OF WINDSOR AND THE COLORADO DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FOR AUTHORITY TO PARTIALLY RECONSTRUCT RAISED MEDIANS AND INSTALL RAILROAD ENTRANCE GATES AND MEDIAN POST-MOUNTED FLASHERS ON EACH APPROACH TO THE EXISTING GREAT WESTERN TRACK CROSSING OF 7TH STREET (STATE HIGHWAY 257) IN THE TOWN OF WINDSOR, WELD COUNTY, COLORADO.  
 
a. Filing Date and Party:  05/14/2015 Town of Windsor  
  Description: For authority to partially reconstruct raised medians and install railroad entrance gates and median post-mounted flashers on each approach to the existing Great Western Track crossing at SH257 in the Town of Windsor, Weld County, Colorado
  Analyst(s): Pam Fischhaber
  RECOMMENDATION: Deem the application complete.
 
 
 
b. Filing Date and Party:  06/16/2015 Great Western Railway Company of Colorado, LLC  
  Description: Entry of Appearance and Unopposed Motion for Extension of Time to Intervene
  Analyst(s): Pam Fischhaber
  RECOMMENDATION: Grant the item.
 
 
3. PROCEEDING NO. 15A-0337R Town of Windsor  
  IN THE MATTER OF THE APPLICATION OF THE TOWN OF WINDSOR AND THE COLORADO DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FOR AUTHORITY TO ADD RAILROAD ENTRANCE AND EXIT GATES TO THE CROSSING OF THE GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY TRACKS AT EASTMAN PARK DRIVE IN THE TOWN OF WINDSOR, COUNTY OF WELD, COLORADO.  
 
a. Filing Date and Party:  05/14/2015 Town of Windsor  
  Description: For authority to add railroad entrance and exit gates to the crossing of the Great Western Railway Tracks at Eastman Park Drive in the Town of Windsor, County of Weld, Colorado
  Analyst(s): Pam Fischhaber
  RECOMMENDATION: Deem the application complete.
 
 
 
b. Filing Date and Party:  06/16/2015 Great Western Railway Company of Colorado, LLC  
  Description: Entry of Appearance and Unopposed Motion for Extension of Time to Intervene
  Analyst(s): Pam Fischhaber
  RECOMMENDATION: Grant the item.
 
 
 
c. Filing Date and Party:  06/29/2015 Great Western Railway Company of Colorado, LLC  
  Description: Notice of Intervention
 
 
4. PROCEEDING NO. 15A-0338R Town of Windsor  
  IN THE MATTER OF THE APPLICATION OF THE TOWN OF WINDSOR AND THE COLORADO DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FOR AUTHORITY TO ADD RAISED MEDIANS ON EACH APPROACH TO THE EXISTING AT-GRADE CROSSING OF THE GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY TRACKS AT STATE HIGHWAY 392 (MAIN STREET) IN THE TOWN OF WINDSOR, COUNTY OF WELD, COLORADO.  
 
a. Filing Date and Party:  05/14/2015 Town of Windsor  
  Description: For authority to add raised medians on each approach to the existing at-grade crossing of the Great Western Railway Tracks at SH392/257 in the Town of Windsor, Weld County, Colorado
  Analyst(s): Pam Fischhaber
  RECOMMENDATION: Deem the application complete.
 
 
 
b. Filing Date and Party:  06/16/2015 Great Western Railway Company of Colorado, LLC  
  Description: Entry of Appearance and Unopposed Motion for Extension of Time to Intervene
  Analyst(s): Pam Fischhaber
  RECOMMENDATION: Grant the item.
 
 
 
c. Filing Date and Party:  06/29/2015 Great Western Railway Company of Colorado, LLC ADDENDUM
  Description: Notice of Intervention
  Analyst(s): Pam Fischhaber
  RECOMMENDATION: Grant the item.
 
 
5. PROCEEDING NO. 15V-0418CP  
  REQUEST FOR WAIVER OF VEHICLE AGE.  
 
  Filing Date and Party:  05/29/2015 Mountains Taxi  
  Description: Petition for waiver of Rule 6255(b)
  Analyst(s): Gabe Dusenbury
  RECOMMENDATION: Grant the item.
 
 
6. PROCEEDING NO. 15V-0497CP  
  PETITION FOR WAIVER/VARIANCE OF COMMON/CONTRACT CARRIER RULES AND MOTION TO SHORTEN NOTICE PERIOD - COLORADO CAB COMPANY, LLC  
 
  Filing Date and Party:  06/24/2015 Colorado Cab Company LLC  
  Description: Request for 10 day shortened notice
  Analyst(s): Gabe Dusenbury
  RECOMMENDATION: Grant the item.
 
 
7. PROCEEDING NO. 15V-0498CP  
  PETITION FOR WAIVER/VARIANCE OF COMMON/CONTRACT CARRIER RULES AND MOTION TO SHORTEN NOTICE PERIOD -SHAMROCK TAXI OF FT. COLLINS, INC.  
 
  Filing Date and Party:  06/24/2015 Shamrock Taxi of Fort Collins Inc  
  Description: Request for 10 day shortened notice
  Analyst(s): Gabe Dusenbury
  RECOMMENDATION: Grant the item.
 
 
8. PROCEEDING NO. 15V-0499CP  
  PETITION FOR WAIVER/VARIANCE OF COMMON/CONTRACT CARRIER RULES AND MOTION TO SHORTEN NOTICE PERIOD - YELLOW CAB COMPANY OF COLORADO SPRINGS  
 
  Filing Date and Party:  06/24/2015 Yellow Cab Company of Colorado Springs  
  Description: Request for 10 day shortened notice
  Analyst(s): Gabe Dusenbury
  RECOMMENDATION: Grant the item.
 
 
9. PROCEEDING NO. 15V-0534CP  
  IN THE MATTER OF PETITION OF UNION TAXI COOPERATIVE FOR A WAIVER OF COMMON CONTRACT CARRIER RULES  
 
  Filing Date and Party:  06/26/2015 Union Taxi Cooperative ADDENDUM
  Description: Request for 10 day shortened notice
  Analyst(s): Gabe Dusenbury
  RECOMMENDATION: Grant the item.
 
 
ENERGY / WATER
1. PROCEEDING NO. 12A-430G Colorado Natural Gas, Inc.  
  IN THE MATTER OF THE APPLICATION OF COLORADO NATURAL GAS, INC. FOR AN ORDER APPROVING LOW INCOME CUSTOMER ASSISTANCE PROGRAM PURSUANT TO 4 CCR 723-4-4412.  
 
  Filing Date and Party:  06/25/2015 Colorado Natural Gas, Inc.  
  Description: Motion for a waiver of low income program requirements
  Analyst(s): Marna Steuart
  RECOMMENDATION: Waive response time and grant the item.
 
 
2. PROCEEDING NO. 15AL-0135G  
  IN THE MATTER OF ADVICE NO. 876 - GAS FILED BY PUBLIC SERVICE COMPANY OF COLORADO TO INCREASE RATES FOR ALL NATURAL GAS SALES AND TRANSPORTATION SERVICES TO BECOME EFFECTIVE APRIL 3, 2015.  
 
  Filing Date and Party:  06/23/2015 Public Service Company of Colorado  
  Description: Unopposed joint motion to affirm the ALJ's Interim Order extending the PSIA for six months.
  Analyst(s): Ronald Davis, Jessica Lowrey
  RECOMMENDATION: Waive response time and grant the item.
 
 
3. PROCEEDING NO. 15AL-0441W  
  IN THE MATTER OF ADVICE LETTER NO. 15 FILED BY PROSPECT MOUNTAIN WATER COMPANY, INC. CONCERNING THE PURCHASED TRUE-UP CHARGE FOR JANUARY 1, 2015 THROUGH APRIL 30, 2015 TO BECOME EFFECTIVE JULY 6, 2015.  
 
  Filing Date and Party:  06/05/2015 Prospect Mountain Water Company, Inc. ADDENDUM
  Description: Filing concerning Purchased True-Up Charge for January 1, 2015 through April 30, 2015
  Analyst(s): Marna Steuart
  RECOMMENDATION: Allow the item to become effective by operation of law.
 
 
4. PROCEEDING NO. 15A-0360G SourceGas Distribution LLC  
  IN THE MATTER OF THE APPLICATION OF SOURCEGAS DISTRIBUTION LLC FOR APPROVAL TO REFUND A CREDIT RECEIVED FROM TALLGRASS INTERSTATE GAS TRANSMISSION, LLC IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,623.25 TO THE NORTH EASTERN RATE AREA GCA DEFERRED BALANCE.  
 
a. Filing Date and Party:  05/19/2015 Source Gas Distribution, LLC  
  Description: Approval to refund a credit received from Tallgrass Interstate Gas Transmission, LLC
  Analyst(s): Sandi Kahl
  RECOMMENDATION: Deem the application complete and grant the application.
 
 
 
b. Filing Date and Party:  05/21/2015 Source Gas Distribution, LLC  
  Description: Amendment to Verified Application to increase the amount of the refund to $4625.06
  Analyst(s): Sandi Kahl
 
 
5. PROCEEDING NO. 15F-0503EG Melissa Russ
Public Service Company of Colorado
 
  MELISSA RUSS, COMPLAINANT, V, PUBLIC SERVICE COMPANY OF COLORADO, RESPONDENT.  
 
  Filing Date and Party:  06/24/2015 Melissa Russ  
  Description: Formal Complaint
  Analyst(s): Ismael Reyna
  RECOMMENDATION: Refer the matter to an Administrative Law Judge by minute entry.
 
 
6. PROCEEDING NO. 15F-0526EG Harry Elder
Public Service Company of Colorado
 
  HARRY ELDER, COMPLAINANT, VS PUBLIC SERVICE COMPANY OF COLORADO, RESPONDENT.  
 
  Filing Date and Party:  06/26/2015 Harry Elder
Public Service Company of Colorado
ADDENDUM
  Description: To dispute transfer of commercial accounts to personal account
  Analyst(s): Ismael Reyna
  RECOMMENDATION: Refer the matter to an Administrative Law Judge by minute entry.
 
 
7. IN THE MATTER OF PUBLIC SERVICE COMPANY OF COLORADO CASE NOS. ER15-237-000/001/002, ER15-326-000/001 AND BLACK HILLS COLORADO ELECTRIC UTILITY COMPANY LP, CASE NOS. ER15-295-000/001, ER15-348-000/001.  
 
a. Filing Date and Party:   ADDENDUM
  Analyst(s): Todd Lundy
  RECOMMENDATION: Convene an Executive Session on July 1, 2015 to discuss PUBLIC SERVICE COMPANY OF COLORADO CASE NOS. ER15-237-000/001/002 & ER15-326-000/001 and BLACK HILLS COLORADO ELECTRIC UTILITY COMPANY, LP CASE NOS. ER15-295-000/001 & ER15-348-000/001, pursuant to section 24-5-402(3)(a)(II), C.R.S. as amended.
 
 
8. PROCEEDING NO. 15V-0501G  
  IN THE MATTER OF PETITION OF SOURCEGAS DISTRIBUTION LLC FOR WAIVER AND VARIANCE OF THE PUBLIC UTLITIES COMMISSION AND THE STATE OF COLORADO'S RULE 4412(C)(II)B(III)OF THE RULES REGULATING GAS UTILITIES AND PIPELINE OPERATORS AND THE CORRESPONDING PARAGRAPH IN SOURCEGAS DISTRIBUTION'S TARIFF, AND WAIVER OF RESPONSE TIME.  
 
  Filing Date and Party:  06/23/2015 Source Gas Distribution, LLC  
  Description: Petition for waiver and variance of Rule 4412(C)(II)(B)(III)
  Analyst(s): Marna Steuart
  RECOMMENDATION: Waive the notice and intervention period and grant the item.
 
 
Discussion Items
 
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
1. PROCEEDING NO. 15M-001AGENDA  
 
a. Filing Date and Party:  07/01/2015  
  Analyst(s): Teresa Ferguson, Erin McLauthlin
  RECOMMENDATION: Discuss whether to open a proceeding.
 
 
ENERGY / WATER
1. PROCEEDING NO. 13A-0445E Black Hills/Colorado Electric Utility Company LP  
  IN THE MATTER OF THE APPLICATION OF BLACK HILLS/COLORADO ELECTRIC UTILITY COMPANY, LP FOR (1) APPROVAL OF ITS 2013 ELECTRIC RESOURCE PLAN, AND (2) APPROVAL OF ITS 2013-2014 RES COMPLIANCE PLAN.  
 
a. Filing Date and Party:  06/23/2015 Black Hills/Colorado Electric Utility Company LP  
  Description: Motion for consolidation of proceedings
  Analyst(s): Keith Hay, Jessica Lowrey
  RECOMMENDATION: Grant/Deny the item.
 
 
 
b. Filing Date and Party:  06/23/2015 Black Hills/Colorado Electric Utility Company LP  
  Description: Request that the Commission reopen the record on its own motion pursuant to Rule 1504(b)
  Analyst(s): Keith Hay, Jessica Lowrey
  RECOMMENDATION: Discuss the item.
 
 
 
c. Filing Date and Party:  06/23/2015 Black Hills/Colorado Electric Utility Company LP  
  Description: Motion for partial rules waiver
  Analyst(s): Keith Hay, Jessica Lowrey
  RECOMMENDATION: Grant/Deny the item.
 
 
2. PROCEEDING NO. 15A-0304E Public Service Company of Colorado  
  IN THE MATTER OF THE APPLICATION OF PUBLIC SERVICE COMPANY OF COLORADO FOR APPROVAL OF A CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC CONVENIENCE AND NECESSITY TO UPGRADE ITS CABIN CREEK HYDROELECTRIC FACILITY.  
 
a. Filing Date and Party:  05/06/2015 Public Service Company of Colorado  
  Description: Application for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity to upgrade its Cabin Creek hydroelectric plant
  Analyst(s): Ronald Davis, Bob Bergman
  RECOMMENDATION: Deem the application complete; and (1) grant/deny the application, or (2) refer the application to an Administrative Law Judge.
 
 
 
b. Filing Date and Party:  06/08/2015 Colorado Independent Energy Association Colorado Energy Consumers Group  
  Description: Motion to intervene
  Analyst(s): Ronald Davis, Bob Bergman
  RECOMMENDATION: (1) Grant/deny the item, or (2) refer the item to an Administrative Law Judge.
 
 
 
c. Filing Date and Party:  06/08/2015 Interwest Energy Alliance  
  Description: Petition to intervene in support of application
  Analyst(s): Ronald Davis, Bob Bergman
  RECOMMENDATION: (1) Grant/deny the item, or (2) refer the item to an Administrative Law Judge.
 
 
3. PROCEEDING NO. 15A-0502E Black Hills/Colorado Electric Utility Company LP  
  IN THE MATTER OF THE APPLICATION OF BLACK HILLS/COLORADO ELECTRIC UTILITY COMPANY, LP FOR A CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC CONVENIENCE AND NECESSITY TO PURCHASE AND OWN A 60 MEGAWATT WIND ELECTRIC GENERATING PLANT PURSUANT TO DECISION NO. C15-0373.  
 
a. Filing Date and Party:  06/23/2015 Black Hills/Colorado Electric Utility Company LP  
  Description: Motion for Consolidation of Proceedings
  Analyst(s): Keith Hay, Jessica Lowrey
  RECOMMENDATION: Grant/Deny the item.
 
 
 
b. Filing Date and Party:  06/23/2015 Black Hills/Colorado Electric Utility Company LP  
  Description: Motion to Shorten Notice and Intervention Period
  Analyst(s): Keith Hay, Jessica Lowrey
  RECOMMENDATION: Discuss whether to shorten notice and intervention period.