Order Entered: 1 . This proceeding is established to review the reasonableness of Symsonia's proposed rates. 2. No later than December 7, 2017, Commission Staff shall file with the Commission and serve upon all parties of record a written report containing its findings regarding Symsonia's requested rate adjustment. 3. 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 and recommendations contained in the Commission Staff Report; and b. Any additional evidence for the Commission to consider. 4. If Commission Staff finds that Symsonia's financial condition supports a higher rate than Symsonia proposes or the assessment of an additional rate or charge not proposed in Symsonia's Application, Symsonia, in its responses 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 recommend an additional rate or charge. 5. If Commission Staff recommends changes in the manner in which
Symsonia accounts for the depreciation of Symsonia's assets, Symsonia, in its response to the Commission Staff Report, shall also state its position in writing on whether the Commission should require Symsonia to implement the proposed change for accounting purposes.