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05/14/2010 Contact: 850-413-6482

Florida Public Service Commission Considers Items of Interest at Upcoming Agenda Conference


TALLAHASSEE — The following items are among those scheduled for consideration by the Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) at the Tuesday, May 18, 2010 Agenda Conference:

ITEM 2: Docket No. 090245-TP  – Petition for limited designation as eligible telecommunications carrier (ETC) by Virgin Mobile USA, L.P. The Commission will consider a staff recommendation addressing whether Virgin Mobile should become an ETC, making it eligible to receive federal universal service support for providing Lifeline assistance to qualified consumers in Florida.

ITEM 3: Docket No. 100084-EI– Initiation of rulemaking to adopt Rule 25-6.0424, F.A.C. Petition for Mid-Course Correction. The Commission will address a staff recommendation to propose the adoption of a rule addressing how investor-owned utilities should petition for mid-course corrections to fuel charges.

ITEM 13: Docket No. 100147-WS – Application for transfer of water and wastewater facilities to Florida Governmental Utility Authority (FGUA), and cancellation of Certificate Nos. 157-W and 107-S, by Lindrick Service Corporation. The Commission will consider a staff recommendation on transferring service for approximately 4,200 customers in Pasco County to FGUA.

The Agenda Conference is scheduled for the following time and location:

Tuesday, May 18, 2010
9:30 a.m.
Betty Easley Conference Center
Joseph P. Cresse Hearing Room (Room 148)
4075 Esplanade Way
Tallahassee, Florida

The Agenda Conference is broadcast on the Florida Channel (check your local listings) and is available online at www.floridapsc.com (select Commission Calendar on the top right of the Web page).

The PSC is committed to making sure that Florida's consumers receive their electric, natural gas, telephone, water, and wastewater services in a safe, affordable, and reliable manner. The PSC exercises regulatory authority over utilities in the areas of rate base/economic regulation; competitive market oversight; and monitoring of safety, reliability, and service.

For additional information, visit www.floridapsc.com.



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