STATE OF MISSOURI

PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION

 

At a session of the Public Service Commission held at its office in Jefferson City on the 1st day of May, 2013.

 

 

In the Matter of the Request for an             )        

Increase in Sewer Operating Revenues of   )         File No.  SR-2013-0016, et al.

Emerald Pointe Utility Company                  )        

 

 

ORDER APPROVING STIPULATION AND AGREEMENT REGARDING RATE DESIGN METHODOLOGY

 

Issue Date:  May 1, 2013                                             Effective Date:  May 1, 2013

 

 

On April 22, 2013, Emerald Pointe Utility Company, the Commission’s Staff, and the Office of the Public Counsel filed a unanimous stipulation and agreement regarding rate design methodology to be used regarding Emerald Pointe’s request for a water and sewer rate increase.  The stipulation and agreement determines how certain revenues and expenses are to be allocated between commodity and monthly base charges.   

After reviewing the stipulation and agreement, the Commission independently finds and concludes that the stipulation and agreement provides for safe and adequate service at just and reasonable rates and that such stipulation and agreement should be approved, because it is in the public interest. 

THE COMMISSION ORDERS THAT:

1.               The Unanimous Stipulation and Agreement Regarding Rate Design Methodology filed on April 22, 2013, is approved as a resolution of the issues addressed in that stipulation and agreement.  The signatory parties are ordered to comply with the terms of the stipulation and agreement.  A copy of the stipulation and agreement is attached to this order, and is incorporated herein by reference.

2.               This order shall become effective on May 1, 2013.

 

BY THE COMMISSION

 

 

 

 

 

Joshua Harden

Secretary

 

 

R. Kenney, Chm., Jarrett, Stoll, and

W. Kenney, CC., concur.

 

Woodruff, Chief Regulatory Law Judge