Pursuant to the Wyoming Administrative Procedure Act and the Wyoming Public Service Commission’s (Commission) Rules, notice is hereby given that a public hearing is scheduled regarding the Application Montana-Dakota Utilities Co., (MDU), to defer adjusting customer gas rates to account for the effect of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA). The Wyoming Office of Consumer Advocate, has intervened in this matter. The public hearing is set to commence on Tuesday, July 16, 2019, at 9:00 a.m., in the Commission’s hearing room located at 2515 Warren Avenue, Suite 300, in Cheyenne, Wyoming.
MDU is a public utility as defined in Wyo. Stat. § 37-1-101(a)(vi)(D), subject to the Commission’s jurisdiction pursuant to Wyo. Stat. § 37-2-112.
On November 15, 2018, MDU filed its Application requesting Commission approval to defer adjusting customer gas rates to reflect the effects of the TCJA, and instead use the benefits of the reduced corporate tax rate to temporarily offset lower than authorized rates of return until a comprehensive rate case can be filed no later than June 1, 2019.
All interested persons are encouraged to attend the public hearing which will be conducted in accordance with the Wyoming Administrative Procedure Act and the Wyoming Public Service Commission Rules and Special Regulations. Interested persons may appear and be heard, either in person or through counsel, as provided by Commission Rule.
The Commission’s hearings are open to all persons. If you wish to attend the hearing and you require reasonable accommodation for a disability, please contact the Commission at (307) 777-7427 (Voice or TTY) in Cheyenne during regular business hours or write them at 2515 Warren Avenue, Suite 300, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82002, to make arrangements. Communications impaired persons may also contact the Commission by accessing Wyoming Relay (TTY) by dialing 711. Please mention Docket No. 30013-344-GR-18 (Record No. 15142) in your correspondence. If you wish to listen to the hearing scheduled in this matter go to http://psc.wy.us at the appropriate time and follow the instructions to connect to the hearing.
Dated: June 17, 2019.
First Publ., Tues., June 18, 2019
Final Publ., Tues., June 25, 2019