Kentucky Public Service Commission


View Case Filings for: 2021-00406


Case Number:2021-00406
Service Type:Water
Filing Date:5/6/2022
Category:Regular
Utilities:

Western Fleming County Water District


Electronic Case
Case Nature:

ELECTRONIC APPLICATION OF WESTERN FLEMING COUNTY WATER DISTRICT FOR A RATE ADJUSTMENT PURSUANT TO 807 KAR 5:076









Case Filings
FilingDocuments
9/19/2022 3:27:11 PM

Final Order Entered: 1. The findings contained in the Commission Staff’s Report, are adopted, and are incorporated by reference into this Order. 2. The water service rates proposed by Western Fleming District are denied. 3. The water service rates set forth in Appendix A to this Order are approved for services rendered by Western Fleming District on and after the date of service of this Order. 4. Within 20 days of the date of service of this Order, Western Fleming District shall file with this Commission, using the Commission’s electronic Tariff Filing System, new tariff sheets setting forth the rates and charges approved by this Order and their effective date and stating that the rates and charges were authorized by this Order. 5. Western Fleming District shall use the midpoint of the depreciable lives of the NARUC Study ranges, as recommended by Commission Staff, to depreciate water plant assets for accounting purposes in all future reporting periods. Western Fleming District shall not make adjustments to accumulated depreciation or retained earnings to account for this change in the accounting estimate.


8/5/2022 4:32:09 PM

Submit notarized copy of affidavit for publication of customer notice.


Robert K Miller Western Fleming Water District

8/5/2022 2:03:25 PM

Cover letter and affidavit on proof of advertisement of customer notice.


Robert K Miller Western Fleming Water District

Affadavit_Proof_of_Publication.pdf

Affidavit for proof of publication

7/20/2022 9:43:19 AM

Proof of Publication of Customer Notice


Robert K Miller Western Fleming Water District

Proof_of_Publication_of_Customer_Notice.pdf

Proof of publication of customer notice.

Read_First_Proof_of_Publication_of_Customer_Notice.pdf

Cover letter for proof of publication of customer notice.

6/21/2022 5:06:03 PM

Order Entered: 1. Western Fleming District’s amended application is accepted as filed as of May 6, 2022. 2. Western Fleming District shall not place the proposed rates into effect until the Commission issues an Order approving the rates or six months from the date the application was amended, whichever comes first. 3. Within 14 days of the date of this Order, Western Fleming District shall notify its customers of the implementation of the rates calculated in the Commission Staff’s Report by publishing notice of the increase in a newspaper of general circulation in its territory or placing an insert in bills rendered to its customers. The customer notice shall contain the information set forth in the Appendix to this Order. 4. Western Fleming District shall provide proof of publication of the notice to the Commission no later than 30 days from the date of this Order. 5. If the Commission does not receive any written requests for intervention or a hearing in this matter within 30 days of publication of new rates, this case shall stand submitted to the Commission for a decision based upon the existing record.


5/6/2022 4:28:37 PM

Response to PSC Staff Report


Robert K Miller Western Fleming Water District

4/29/2022 2:36:47 PM

Staff Report


3/29/2022 12:23:08 PM

Order Entered: The procedural schedule issued on February 9, 2022, is replaced with the procedural schedule attached as an Appendix to this Order.


2/9/2022 3:07:01 PM

Order Entered: 1. Western Fleming District’s request to withdraw its Alternative Rate Filing is denied. 2. Staff shall conduct a limited field review of Western Fleming District’s financial records. 3. The procedural schedule issued on December 3, 2021, is replaced with the procedural schedule attached as an Appendix to this Order.


1/19/2022 11:30:27 AM

Western Fleming Water District requests permission to withdraw the previously submitted Alternative Rate Filing Application while continuing to pursue a temporary Water Loss Reduction Surcharge.


Robert K Miller Western Fleming Water District

WFWD_Read_1st_Request_to_Withdraw_ARF_Application.pdf

Cover letter for request to withdraw the previously submitted Alternative Rate Filing Application while continuing to pursue a temporary Water Loss Reduction Surcharge.

WFWD_Signed_Resolution_Withdraw_ARF_Application.pdf

Signed resolution requesting permission to withdraw the previously submitted Alternative Rate Filing Application while continuing to pursue a temporary Water Loss Reduction Surcharge.

1/5/2022 2:41:27 PM

Order Entered: 1. Western Fleming District’s request is granted. 2. Western Fleming District’s shall file its responses to Commission Staff’s First Request for Information on or before January 20, 2022. 3. The procedural schedule established on December 3, 2021, is replaced and superseded by the procedural schedule set forth in the Appendix of this Order. 4. Should Western Fleming District require additional extensions of time in this proceeding, Western Fleming District shall include in its motion a statement that it will not place new rates into effect until a final Order is issued.


12/20/2021 4:14:36 PM

Responses to first Request for Information and request for extension.


Robert K Miller Western Fleming Water District

11_Commissioner_Salaries.xlsx

Commissioner's salaries to support Schedule of Adjusted Operations.

11_Page_49_from_2020_PSC_Annual_Report.pdf

Page 49 from 2020 PSC Annual Report to support Schedule of Adjusted Operations.

11_Question_about_Account_471_Miscellaneous_Service_Revenues.pdf

Email about Miscellaneous Service Revenues to support Schedule of Adjusted Operations.

11_Rate_Study.xlsx

Rate Study model updated to reflect employee numbers and titles as well as recent bond refinancing. Supports Schedule of Adjusted Operations.

24_2020_Usage.xlsx

Usage data to support Billing Analysis.

24_Source_Data_2020_Usage_Breakdown_By_Units.xls

Source data for consumption information.

24_Usage_Breakdown_By_Units.pdf

Source data for consumption information broken down by billing class and meter size.

Read_1st_Responses_to_First_Request_For_Information.pdf

Cover letter to WFWD responses to first Request for Information and request for extension.

WFWD_RFI1_Response.pdf

Partial responses to first Request for Information as of December 20, 2021.

12/3/2021 8:45:05 AM

Order Entered: 1. The procedural schedule set forth in the Appendix A to this Order, which is attached hereto and incorporated herein, shall be followed. 2. Western Fleming District shall file on or before December 20, 2021, its responses to the Commission Staff’s First Request for information attached to this Order as Appendix B. 3. In addition to the procedural schedule set forth in the Appendix, no later than March 8, 2022, Commission Staff shall file with the Commission and serve upon all parties of record a written report (Staff Report) containing its findings and recommendations regarding Western Fleming District’s requested rate adjustment. 4. No later than 14 days after the date of the filing of the Commission Staff Report, each party of record shall file with the Commission: a. Its written comments on and any objections to the findings contained in the Commission Staff Report; and b. Any additional evidence for the Commission to consider.


11/15/2021 10:12:27 AM

20211115_PSC Deficiency Cured Letter.pdf


11/5/2021 11:19:12 AM

Customer Notice Corrected


Robert K Miller Western Fleming Water District

Customer_Notice_Corrected.pdf

Customer Notice corrected to include percentage change requested for each customer class.

Read_1st_Deficiency_Letter_Remediation.pdf

Cover letter for Customer Notice correction.

10/29/2021 4:36:04 PM

20211029_PSC Deficiency Letter.pdf


10/28/2021 4:21:32 PM

Application for Rate Adjustment pursuant to 807 KAR 5:076 (Alternative Rate Filing)


Robert K Miller Western Fleming Water District

Read_1st.pdf

Read First Letter for WFWD ARF Application

WFWD_2021_ARF_Application.pdf

Western Fleming Water District ARF Application

10/26/2021 1:44:28 PM

Western Fleming County Water District Notice of Intent to File an Application for a Rate Adjustment pursuant to 807 KAR 5:076 Using Electronic Filing Procedures


20211026_Western Fleming County Water District Notice of Intent and Election.pdf

Western Fleming County Water District Notice of Intent and Election

10/26/2021 1:22:18 PM

20211026_PSC Acknowledgment Letter.pdf