COVID-19 State of Emergency Alert -The Kentucky Public Service is closed to the public until further notice. The PSC will conduct all business via electronic means. please see the PSC order here:

Kentucky Public Service Commission

Follow kypsc

View Case Filings for: 2019-00336

Case Number:2019-00336
Service Type:Gas
Filing Date:9/17/2019

Regular - Company Not Assigned

Case Nature:

Joey Hodges Alleged Violation of Underground Facility Damage Prevention Act

Case Filings

Final Order Entered: 1. Mr. Hodges' payment of Staff's proposed penalty resolves the alleged violation that was the subject of the Incident Report. 2. Mr. Hodges' payment of Staff's proposed penalty is not an admission by Mr. Hodges that he willfully violated any provision of KRS Chapter 367 or any administrative regulation promulgated pursuant thereto. 3. The Commission's investigation of this incident is closed. 4. The November 22, 2019 hearing is canceled. 5. This case is closed and removed from the Commission's docket.


Notice of Filing Gas Excavation Damage Report


Notice of Filing


Order Entered: 1. Mr. Hodges shall submit to the Commission a written response to the allegations contained in the Staff Incident Report on or before October 21, 2019. 2. Mr. Hodges shall appear on November 22, 2019, at 9 a.m., Eastern Standard Time, in Hearing Room 1 of the Commission's offices at 211 Sower Boulevard in Frankfort, Kentucky, for the purpose of presenting evidence concerning the alleged violation of the Underground Facility Damage Prevention Act, and showing cause why he should not be subject to the penalties prescribed in KRS 367.4917(1) and (4) for this alleged violation. 3. A person shall not fi le a paper or appear at a hearing on behalf of, or otherwise represent, a partnership, corporation, or business entity (including a limited liability company) or other person unless the person is an attorney licensed to practice law in Kentucky. 4. The November 22, 2019 hearing shall be recorded by video only. 5. The Staff Incident Report in the Appendix to this Order is made a part of the record in this case. 6. This Order shall be served upon Joey Hodges by the Hancock County Sheriff.