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Kentucky Public Service Commission


View Case Filings for: 2022-00404


Case Number:2022-00404
Service Type:Water
Filing Date:12/15/2022
Category:Regular
Utilities:

Bath County Water District


Electronic Case
Case Nature:

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









Case Filings
FilingDocuments
8/28/2023 11:17:39 AM

Order Entered: 1. Bath District’s motion to amend the August 10, 2023 Order in this proceeding is granted. 2. The wholesale water rates contained in the Commission’s August 10, 2023 Order for service rendered by Bath District on or after August 10, 2023, are stricken and replaced with the wholesale water rates attached to this Order as an Appendix. 3. All provisions of the Commission’s August 10, 2023 Order not in conflict with this Order remain in effect. 4. This case is closed and removed from the Commission’s docket.


8/17/2023 12:32:27 PM

Motion to Amend typographical error in Commission Order and read first letter


Earl Rogers III Bath County Water District

Motion_to_Amend_Order.pdf

Motion to Amend typographical error in Commission Order

8/10/2023 12:42:51 PM

Final Order Entered: 1. The recommendations contained in the Commission Staff’s Report are adopted and incorporated by reference into this Order as if fully set out herein. 2. The water service rates proposed by Bath District are denied. 3. The water service rates set forth in the Appendix to this Order are approved for service rendered by Bath District on and after August 10, 2023. 4. The Nonrecurring Charges set forth in the Appendix to this Order are approved for service rendered by Bath District on or after August 10, 2023. 5. Within 20 days of the date of service of this Order, Bath 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 the effective date of August 10, 2023, and stating that the rates and charges were authorized by this Order. 6. Bath District shall use the midpoint of the depreciable lives of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners ranges, as proposed in the application and agreed upon by Staff, to depreciate water plant assets for accounting purposes in all future reporting periods. No adjustment to accumulated depreciation or retained earnings should be made to account for this change in the accounting estimate. 7. This case is closed and removed from the Commission’s docket.


5/11/2023 9:29:03 AM

Response to Commission Staff Report


Holly L Nicholas Bath County Water District

Signed_Response_to_Commission_Staff_Report.pdf

District's response to and acceptance of Commission Staff Report

5/3/2023 3:48:45 PM

Staff Report


3/14/2023 9:32:52 AM

Public Notice - affidavit of publication


Holly L Nicholas Bath County Water District

Public_Notice_of_Rate_Adjustment_-_tearsheet.pdf

Newspaper tearsheets for public notice of rate adjustment

Publishers_Affidavit_of_Publication.pdf

Newspaper publisher's affidavit

3/14/2023 9:19:26 AM

Response to PSC Staff Second Request for Information.


Holly L Nicholas Bath County Water District

2022_300_Accounts_Detailed_Listing_.xls

Excel file - assets added in 2022

300_Accounts_Detailed_Listing_2020_Excel.xls

Excel file - assets added in 2020

300_Accounts_Detailed_Listing_2021_Excel.xls

Excel file - assets added in 2021

BCWD_-_Second_Request_Response.pdf

Response to Staff second request for information

2/27/2023 2:16:50 PM

Data Request


2/24/2023 4:03:46 PM

Information regarding Fixed Asset Inventory


Holly Nicholas Bath County Water District

BCWD_-_Fixed_Asset_Inventory_Memo.pdf

Information Regarding District's Fixed Asset Inventory Data

KACO_Statement_of_Values.pdf

Fixed Assets covered by insurance with KACO

KACO_Statement_of_Values_-Excel.xlsx

Excel File of fixed assets covered by KACO

2/10/2023 3:38:09 PM

Response to First Request for Information


Holly L Nicholas Bath County Water District

1.a._GL_2021.xlsx

2021 General Ledger

1.a._GL_2022.xlsx

2022 General Ledger

10._Misc_Charges_2019-2022.xlsx

2019-2022 Miscellaneous Fees

10._Returned_Check_Fee_2019-2022.xlsx

2019-2022 Returned Check Fees

2._Expenses.xlsx

Expenses in Statement of Adjusted Operating Costs

6.a._Revised_2021_Water_Supplier_Usage_and_Cost.xlsx

Revised Water Supplier Information for 2021

7._Water_Supplier_Usage_and_Cost-2022.xlsx

Water Supplier Information for 2022

9._Late_Fees_2019-2022.xlsx

2019-2022 Late Fees

2/10/2023 3:33:54 PM

Response to First Request for Information


Holly L Nicholas Bath County Water District

10._MISC_FEES_2017.PDF

2017 Miscellaneous Fees

10._MISC_FEES_2018.PDF

2018 Miscellaneous Fees

10._Returned_Check_Fee_2017.PDF

2017 Returned Check Fees

10._Returned_Check_Fee_2018.PDF

2018 Returned Check Fees

11._2023_Tap_Fee_Calculation-_Tandem.pdf

Revised Cost Justification - Tandem Meter Setting

11._2023_Tap_Fee_Calculation.pdf

Revised Cost Justification - Single Meter Setting

11._Connection_Charge_-_Bath_County_WD.pdf

Revised Cost Justification - Connection/Re-Connect/Field Collection/Meter Re-Read

11._Connection_Charge_After_Hours_-_Bath_County_WD.pdf

Revised Cost Justification - Connection/Re-Connect/Field Collection/Meter Re-Read After Hours

11._Letter_for_Returned_Check_Fee.pdf

Bank Letter RE Returned Check Fee

11._Meter_Test_Charge.pdf

Revised Cost Justification - Meter Test

11._Re__Return_Check_Fee.pdf

Email Re: Return Check Fee

11._Service_Call-Inspection_-_Bath_County_WD.pdf

Revised Cost Justification - Service Call/Inspection

11._Service_Call-Inspection_After_Hours_-_Bath_County_WD.pdf

Revised Cost Justification - Service Call/Inspection After Hours

5._KIA_Conditional_Commitment_Letter_B22-003.pdf

KY Infrastructure Authority Fund B Commitment Letter

2/10/2023 3:26:49 PM

Response to First Request for Information


Holly L Nicholas Bath County Water District

1.c._2021_and_2022_Insurance_Policies_and_Invoices.pdf

Workers Comp and other insurances held by District

1.e._Health_Insurance_Invoice.pdf

Health Insurance Invoice

1.e._Retirement_Invoice.pdf

Retirement Program Invoice

1.g._2020_District_Meeting_Minutes.pdf

Board Meeting Minutes for 2020

1.g._2021_District_Meeting_Minutes.pdf

Board Meeting Minutes for 2021

1.g._2022_District_Meeting_Minutes.pdf

Board Meeting Minutes for 2022

1.i._Commissioner_Training_Certificate.pdf

Proof of Commissioner training

Response_to_First_Request.pdf

Response to Commission Staff Questions

1/11/2023 4:44:34 PM

Order Entered: 1. The procedural schedule set forth in Appendix A to this Order shall be followed. 2. On or before the date set forth in the procedural schedule, Bath District shall file its responses to the Commission Staff’s First Request for Information, attached to this Order as Appendix B. 3. No later than the date set forth in the procedural schedule, Commission Staff shall file with the Commission and serve upon all parties of record a written report (Commission Staff’s Report) containing its findings and recommendations regarding Bath District’s requested rate adjustment. 4. No later than 14 days after the date of service of the Commission Staff’s 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’s Report; and b. Any additional evidence for the Commission to consider. 5. If Commission Staff recommends that Bath District’s financial condition supports a higher rate than Bath District proposes or the assessment of an additional rate or charge not proposed in Bath District’s application, Bath District in its response to the Commission Staff’s Report shall also state its position in writing on whether the Commission should authorize the assessment of the higher rate or the additional rate or charge.


12/16/2022 9:00:09 AM

20221216_PSC No Deficiency Letter.pdf


12/15/2022 10:44:06 AM

Alternative Rate Filing


Holly L Nicholas Bath County Water District

GL_10.21.pdf

October 2021 General Ledger

GL_11.21.pdf

November 2021 General Ledger

GL_12.21.pdf

December 2021 General Ledger

GL_9.21.pdf

September 2021 General Ledger

12/15/2022 10:40:33 AM

Alternative Rate Filing


Holly L Nicholas Bath County Water District

GL_5.21.pdf

May 2021 General Ledger

GL_6.21.pdf

June 2021 General Ledger

GL_7.21.pdf

July 2021 General Ledger

GL_8.21.pdf

August 2021 General Ledger

12/15/2022 10:36:36 AM

Alternative Rate Filing


Holly L Nicholas Bath County Water District

GL_3.21.pdf

March 2021 General Ledger

GL_4.21.pdf

April 2021 General Ledger

12/15/2022 10:25:54 AM

Alternative Rate Filing


Holly L Nicholas Bath County Water District

TB_Q4.pdf

4th quarter 2021 Trial Balances

12/15/2022 10:21:40 AM

Alternative Rate Filing


Holly L Nicholas Bath County Water District

TB_Q3.pdf

3rd quarter 2021 trial balances

12/15/2022 10:18:40 AM

Alternative Rate Filing


Holly L Nicholas Bath County Water District

TB_Q2.pdf

2nd quarter Trial Balances

12/15/2022 10:16:11 AM

Alternative Rate Filing


Holly L Nicholas Bath County Water District

TB_Q1.pdf

First Quarter 2021 trial balances

12/15/2022 9:42:16 AM

Alternative Rate Filing


Holly L Nicholas Bath County Water District

ARF_Form_3_-_Disclosures.pdf

ARF Form 3 Disclosure Forms - BCWD Board and Managers

BCWD_-_Exhibit_L_Divider_Page.pdf

Divider page before General Ledger Files.

Exhibit_J_FilingResolution.pdf

Filing Resolution of the Board of Directors

Exhibit_K_Notices.pdf

Compliance with Notice Provision and copy of newspaper notice

GL_1.21.pdf

January 2021 General Ledger

GL_2.21.pdf

February 2021 General Ledger

12/15/2022 9:22:04 AM

Alternative Rate Filing


Holly L Nicholas Bath County Water District

Exhibit_G1_RD2004.pdf

Rural Development Bond Resolution 2004 Issue

Exhibit_G2_RD2009.pdf

Rural Development Bond Resolution 2009 Issue

Exhibit_G3_KIALoanB22-003.pdf

KIA Conditional Commitment Letter

Exhibit_H_Amortization_Schedules.pdf

Amortization Schedules for KIA Loans and RD Bonds.

12/15/2022 9:15:00 AM

Alternative Rate Filing


Holly L Nicholas Bath County Water District

ARF_Form1.pdf

PSC ARF Form 1

Attachment_CPR_CurrentProposedRates.pdf

Current and Proposed water rates

Attachment_RR-DC.pdf

Revenue Requirement Calculation - Debt Coverage Method

Attachment_SAO_AndSupportingExhibits.pdf

Statement of Adjusted Operations with supporting spreadsheets.

Attachment_SR_Reason_for_Application.pdf

ARF Form 1 Attachment SR - Reasons for Application

BCWD_DebtPayments_5YR.xlsx

Excel file detailing 5-year debt payments

BCWD_READ1st_ApplicationSubmission.pdf

Application Transmittal Letter

Depreciation.xlsx

Depreciation adjustments - Excel file

Exhibit_E_Billing_Analyses.pdf

Billing Analyses at present and proposed rates and billing program documentation.

Exhibit_F_Depreciation.pdf

District's depreciation schedule and adjustments

Exhibit_G_KIALoanF16-011.pdf

KIA Assistance Agreement

PSC_Usage_Table_and_Revenue_Table_-_Present_Rates.xlsx

Present rates usage table - Excel file

PSC_Usage_Table_and_Revenue_Table_-_Proposed_Rates.xlsx

Proposed rates usage table - Excel file

Usage_Data.xlsx

Usage data from billing program in Excel file.

11/21/2022 11:48:32 AM

20221121_PSC Acknowledgment Letter.pdf


11/21/2022

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


20221121_Bath County Water District Notice of Intent and Election.pdf

Bath County Water District Notice of Intent and Election