Order Entered: 1. No later than December 3, 2018, Commission Staff shall file with the Commission and serve upon all parties of record a written report containing its findings regarding Elkhorn District's requested rate adjustment. 2. 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.
3. If Commission Staff finds that Elkhorn District's financial condition supports a higher rate than Elkhorn District proposes or the assessment of an additional rate or charge not proposed in Elkhorn District's Application, Elkhorn District, 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. 4. If Commission Staff recommends changes in the manner in which Elkhorn District accounts for the depreciation of Elkhorn District's assets, Elkhorn District, in its response to the Commission Staff Report, shall also state its position in writing on whether the Commission should require Elkhorn District to implement the proposed change for accounting purposes.