Order Entered: 1. This proceeding is established to review the reasonableness of Herrington Haven's proposed rates. 2. No later than December 21, 2017, 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 Herrington Haven's requested rate adjustment. 3. No later than 21 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. 4. If Commission Staff finds that Herrington Haven's financial condition supports a higher rate than Herrington Haven proposes or the assessment of an additional rate or charge not proposed in Herrington Haven's Application, Herrington Haven in its response to the Commission Staff 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. 5. If Commission Staff finds that changes should be made to the manner in which Herrington Haven accounts for the depreciation of Herrington Haven's assets, Herrington Haven in its response to the Commission Staff Report shall also state its position in writing on whether the Commission should require Herrington Haven to implement the proposed change for accounting purposes.