View Case Filings for: 2021-00069
Regular - Company Not Assigned
Final Order Entered: 1. Ben Hodges is assessed a fine of $1,250 for violation of 367.4911(1)(a) for failure to provide the Leitchfield Gas Company, the operator of an underground facility serving the public, with notification of his intended work and work schedule not less than two nor more than ten full working days prior to commencing work. 2. Ben Hodges shall pay $1,250 within 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 40601. 3. As a first time violator of the Act, Ben Hodges is eligible for mitigation of penalty as established by the Division of Inspections informal policy and past practice by making a payment of $100 and attending a damage prevention training course to be held at the offices of the PSC at 211 Sower Boulevard, Frankfort, Kentucky on June 7, 2021, at 9 a.m. If Ben Hodges attends the above training course on or before that date and pays a civil penalty in the amount of $100, the additional $1,150 assessed against him in numerical paragraph 2 will be vacated.
Notice of Filing Hearing Documents
Order Entered: 1. Ben Hodges shall appear on April 23, 2021, at 9 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time, in the Richard Raff Hearing Room 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. 2. The April 23, 2021 hearing shall be conducted via video conferencing. 3. Ben Hodges shall attend the hearing by using the following link: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/308551245; information and instructions are such representation includes the filing of papers with the Commission and appearances at hearings before the Commission. 6. The April 23, 2021 hearing shall be recorded by video only. attached to this Order in an Appendix. 4. Ben Hodges shall notify the Commission at least ten days prior to the hearing if Ben Hodges is unable to appear by video conferencing and will therefore appear in person. 5. Any partnership, corporation, or business entity (including a limited liability company) must be represented by an attorney licensed to practice law in Kentucky, and such representation includes the filing of papers with the Commission and appearances at hearings before the Commission. 6. The April 23, 2021 hearing shall be recorded by video only.
Notice of Filing Service
Order Entered: 1. Mr. Hodges shall submit to the Commission, via email sent to PSCED@ky.gov with the case number of this proceeding in the subject line of the message, a written response to the allegations contained in the Staff Incident Report within 20 days of receipt of this Order. 2. Any partnership, corporation, or business entity (including a limited liability company) must be represented by an attorney licensed to practice law in Kentucky, and such representation includes the filing of papers with and appearances at hearings before the Commission. 3. The Staff Incident Report 42952 in the Appendix to this Order is made a part of the record in this case. 4. Please note that notice of a hearing to be held in this matter will be mailed to Mr. Hodges once proof of service is received by the Commission. Parties who fail to appear after service will be subject to entry of a default judgment against them.