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16 I The Lovell Chronicle I April 19, 2012 R ky Mountain Power rare revision Norlhwesf Rural Water election PUBLIC NOTICE Pursuant to the Wyoming Administrative Procedure Act and the Wyoming Public Service Commission's (Commission) Procedural Rules and Special Regulations, notice is hereby given of the application of Rocky Mountain Power (the Company) requesting authority revise rates in Tariff Schedule 93, REC and SO2 Adjustment Mechanism (RRA), as more fully described below Rocky Mountain Power (or the "Company") is a public utility, as defined in W.S. 37-1-101(a)(vi)(C), providing retail electric public utility service under certificates of public convenience and necessity issued by the Commission. Rocky Mountain Power is subject to the Commission's jurisdiction under W.S. 37-2d 12. On March 15, 2012, Rocky Mountain Power submitted an application, together with testimony, exhibits and revised tariff sheets requesting authority to revise rates in Tariff Schedule 93, RRA by reducing the revenue credit by approximately $1.26 million. Rocky Mountain Power is also proposing changes to Tariff Schedule 93 to reflect the rate spread provisions agreed to by the Parties, and approved by the Commission in the Settlement Agreement in the Company's 2010 general rate case in Docket No. 20000-384-ER-10 (Sub 384). Tariff Schedule 93 allows the Company to include in monthly customer billings a surcharge or credit based on a per kilowatt and per kilowatt-hour rate to reflect the sale of Renewable Energy Credits (RECs) and sulfur dioxide (SOz) emission allowances. The currently effective RRA in rates was developed for the forecast period beginning January 1,2011, and ending December 31, 2011. According to the Company, the Wyoming allocated REC and SO2 sales revenue credited to customers through the current RRA rates during 2011 is approximately $17.8 million, which includes a load adjustment and time value of money adjustment pursuant to the terms of Schedule 93. The actual REC and SO2 sales revenue received by Rocky Mountain Power during the 2011 comparison period was approximately $15.7 million including the time value of money adjustments. Rocky Mountain Power states that the difference between the revenue credit included in rates and the sales revenue actually received is approximately $2.1 million. Rocky Mountain Power states that after adding the annual comparison period carrying charge of $22,089 and interest from the end of the comparison period to the rate effective date of May 15, 2012, in the amount of $13,969, and interest during the rate effective period in the amount of $18,548, the net REC and SO. deferred balance owing to the Company for calendar year 2011 is app'roximately $2.2 million. Rocky Mountain Power states that the forecast period in this application is the 12 months ending December 31, 2012. The Wyoming allocated REC and SO2 sales revenue forecast for the 2012 forecast period including interest during the recovery period is approximately 816.7 million, which includes an adjustment for the time value of money as specified in the tariff. The combination of the forecast 2012 RRA revenues and the deferred 2011 RRA balance is approximately $14.5 million. According to Rocky Mountain Power, current RRA rates and billing determinants for 201 retails will result in a revenue credit of approximately $15.8 million. A comparison of the existing RRA tariff rates as determined in Sub 384 (approximately 815.8 million) to the current RRA application comprised of forecast of 2012 sales revenues NOTICE OF SPECIAL ELECTION net of the deferred balance (approximately $14.5 million) is a net revenue credit reduction of approximately$1.3 million. The Board of Directors of the Northwest Rural Water District The Company's proposal to allocate the proposed $1.3 million RRA ("District") hereby gives notice that on Tuesday, the 8th day of May, rate increase to each rate schedule using the allocation relationships 2012, between the hours of 12:00 o'clock noon and 6:00 o'clock p.m., approved by the Commission in Sub 384 may result in the following an election will be held to fill three (3) upcoming vacancies for four (4) rate schedule impacts: year terms from Park or Big Horn County, Directors. One Candidate from Big Horn County and two from either Park County or Big Horn Customer Class Proposed Percentacle Chanqe County will be elected. The names of all qualified candidates are as follows: Residential Schedule 2 0.34% General Service Schedule 25 0.52% Schedule 28 Larqe General Service Schedule 33 1.15% Schedule 46 0.38% Schedule 48T -.47% Irrigation Schedule 40 0.14% Schedule 210 -0.10% Liqhtinq Schedules Schedules 15,51,53,57,58,207, 0.38% 211,212,213 Overall 0.21% This is not a complete description of the application. Customers with questions about how the case could change their individual electricity bills should contact Rocky Mountain Power directly for further information. Interested persons may inspect the application during regular business hours at Rocky Mountain Power's Wyoming service centers located in Casper (Casper Service Center and Casper Region Office), Cody, Evanston, Laramie, Pinedale, Rawlins, Riverton, Rock Springs, and Worland, and at the Commission's offices in Cheyenne, Wyoming, during regular business hours. The application and its supporting testimony and exhibits may also be reviewed on the internet at http://www.pacificoro.com. Anyone desiring to file a public comment, statement, protest, intervention petition or request for a public hearing in this matter must file with the Commission in writing on or before May 4, 2012. Intervention petitions and requests for a public hearing shall set forth the grounds on which they are made and the position and interest of the petitioner in this proceeding. If you wish to intervene in this matter or request a public hearing that you will attend, or you wish to file a public comment, statement, or protest, and you require reasonable accommodation for a disability, please contact the Commission at (307) 777-7427, or write to the Commission at 2515 Warren Avenue, Suite 300, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82002, to make arrangements. Communications impaired persons may also contact the Commission by accessing Wyoming Relay at 711. Please mention Docket No. 20000-411-EA-12 in your communications. Dated: April 4, 2012. Publish:Aprill2&19,2012 John Enger (4 year term) Jim Mentock (4 year term) Colleen Tippetts (4 year term) A person is qualified to vote in person or by absentee ballot if they: are a U.S. citizen; are a bona fide resident of the District; will be at least eighteen (18) years of age on the day of the election; is a registered voter in the county in which they would be voting; are not currently adjudicated mentally incompetent; and have not been convicted of a felony, or is so convicted, have had their civil rights restored. District residents living in Park County may only vote at the Barling Room, Park County Courthouse, 1002 Sheridan Avenue, in Cody, Wyoming. District residents living in Big Horn County may only vote at the Big Horn County Lovell Annex, 355 E. 5th Street, in Love/l, Wyoming. Any District resident may vote by absentee ballot beginning April 13, 2012 up to 5:00 p.m. on May 8, 2012. Absentee ballots may be picked up or requested from the District office at 920 13th Street in Cody, Wyoming, (307) 527-4426. Absentee ballots will only be counted if they are received in the District office in Cody, Wyoming, by 5:00 p.m., May 8, 2012, or received at a voting location described above during voting hours. Within seven (7) days of the election, the election shall be canvassed by a canvassing board drawn from the membership of the District and the District Secretary pursuant to Chapter 16 of the Wyoming Election Code of 1973, as amended, and W.S, 22-29-114. The canvassing board shall certify the returns of the election and file an abstract, which constitutes the certification of the canvassing board with the County Clerk for both Park and Big Horn Counties at the conclusion of the canvassing board meeting. One candidate from Big Horn County and two (2) other candidates receiving the most votes for each of the four (4) year terms shall be elected and shall assume office June 1, 2012. Jim Mentock, Secretary NORTHWEST RURAL WATER DISTRICT Publish: April 19, 26 & May 3, 2012 Deadline for all legal notices and advertisements is noon on Tuesdays. tuality ,ci oi phalt ~ I ;al" 307-o87-PAVE Cell: 307-272-1803 Serving the Big Horn Basin for over 15 yeal~. I All types of auctions. Call John 307.272.5574 307.548,6950 General Repairs This space available for only *15/week (3 month min.) Call 548 2217 for more details Now has apartments available for rent. Rent is $240/month, gas and water furnished. Call us to see if you are eligible. We also have free washers and dryers for tenants. Call Stormy, 548-2217, to advertise your business in our local business guide. HALLMAN, EAGLER & HUNT, P.C. ,#orne,.tL.w CBm=P/: eT !cORWork Computer SPin ~ J!m Hal/man, Tim Eagler & ...... 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