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View Case Filings for: 2019-00340

Case Number:2019-00340
Service Type:Gas
Filing Date:9/18/2019

Regular - Company Not Assigned

Case Nature:

Sapp's Plumbing, Inc. Alleged Violation of Underground Facility Damage Prevention Act

Case Filings

Notice of Filing Hearing Documents


Notice of Satisfaction


Final Order Entered: 1. Sapp's Plumbing is assessed a fine of one thousand two hundred fifty dollars ($1,250) for violation of KRS 367.4911 (1 )(a) for failure to provide Atmos Energy Corporation, the operator of an underground facility serving the public, with notification of its intended work and work schedule not less than two (2) nor more than ten (10) full working days prior to commencing work. 2. Sapp's Plumbing shall pay one thousand two hundred fifty dollars ($1,250) within thirty (30) days of the date of this order by cashier's check or money order payable to the Kentucky State Treasurer and mailed or delivered to the office of the Kentucky Public Service Commission at 211 Sower Boulevard, Frankfort, Kentucky 40602. 3. As a first time violator of the Act, Sapp Plumbing is eligible for mitigation of penalty as established by the Division of Inspection's informal policy and past practice by making a payment of two hundred and fifty dollars ($250) and attending a damage prevention training course to be held at the offices of the PSC at 211 Sower Boulevard, Frankfort, Kentucky, on December 2, 2019, at 1 p.m. If Greg Sapp on behalf of Sapp Plumbing attends the above training course, the additional one thousand dollars ($1,000) assessed against him in numerical paragraph one of this order will be vacated.


Notice of Filing Gas Excavation Damage Report


Notice of Filing


Order Entered: 1. Sapp's Plumbing shall submit to the Commission a written response to the allegations contained in the Staff Incident Report on or before October 21, 2019. 2. Sapp's Plumbing 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 it should not be subject to the penalties prescribed in KRS 367.4917(1) and (4) for this alleged violation. 3. A person shall not file 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 Sapp's Plumbing by the Taylor County Sheriff.