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PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION MEETING
June 24, 1997; 9:00 A.M.
State Capitol Building, Room 412
Pierre, South Dakota
NOTE: If you wish to join this meeting by conference call, please contact the Commission at 605-773-3201 by 5:00 p.m. on June 23, 1997.
NOTE: Notice is further given to persons with disabilities that this Commission meeting is being held in a physically accessible place. If you have special needs, please notify the Commission and we will make all necessary arrangements.
ADDENDUM TO THE AGENDA
1. TC97-032 IN THE MATTER OF THE FILING BY U S WEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC. FOR APPROVAL OF AGREEMENT FOR SERVICE RESALE BETWEEN FIRSTEL, INC. AND U S WEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC. (Staff Attorney: Camron Hoseck.)
On March 31, 1997, FirsTel and U S WEST Communications, Inc. jointly filed a negotiated service resale agreement with the Commission for its approval. Any person wishing to comment on the parties' request for approval had until April 21, 1997. Parties to the agreement had until May 12, 1997, to file written responses to the comments. Staff submitted its analysis and recommendation to the Commission on May 23, 1997. On June 9, 1997 the Commission received a revised agreement for service resale.
TODAY, shall the Commission approve the revised negotiated agreement?
2. TC97-039 IN THE MATTER OF THE PETITION OF MCI TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION AND AT&T COMMUNICATION OF THE MIDWEST, INC. TO CERTIFY ALL LECS AS TO COMPLIANCE WITH FCC PAYPHONE ORDERS. (Staff Analyst: Harlan Best. Staff Attorney: Karen Cremer.)
On May 14, 1997, the Commission received the petition of MCI and AT&T to certify all LECs as to Compliance with FCC payphone orders. "MCI and AT&T hereby file this petition to investigate compliance of all certificated local exchange companies (LECs) with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) orders on payphone reclassification. Specifically, MCI and AT&T request that the Commission determine and certify whether all certificated LECs have met all state-specific requirements identified in the FCC's orders." On June 3, 1997, the Commission received a motion to dismiss from U S WEST Communications, Inc.
TODAY, shall the Commission grant USWC's motion to dismiss?
On June 2, 1997 the Local Exchange Carrier Association filed its switched access tariff revisions. The purpose of these revisions is to implement the changes in rates as necessitated by member companies' revenue requirements as set forth in Commission filings. The rates are proposed to be effective July 1, 1997.
TODAY, how shall the Commission proceed?
June 19, 1997