FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- June 11, 2014
Contact: Kevin Kelly (573) 751-9300
MEDIA REMINDER -- PSC To Hold Local Public Hearing In Branson In Summit Natural Gas Rate Case
JEFFERSON CITY---The Missouri Public Service Commission will hold a local public hearing in Branson, Missouri on June 18, 2014, in a natural gas rate case filed by Summit Natural Gas of Missouri, Inc. (SNG). The local public hearing schedule appears below.
June 18, 2014—Branson. City Hall, 110 W. Maddux Street. A PSC staff public information/question and answer session starts at noon, with the taking of sworn statements to follow.
This local public hearing will be held in a facility that meets the accessibility requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Any person who needs additional accommodations to participate in this hearing should call the Public Service Commission’s hotline at 1-800-392-4211 (voice) or Relay Missouri at 711 before the hearing.
On January 2, 2014, SNG filed a natural gas rate case with the Missouri Public Service Commission seeking a general rate increase of approximately $7.5 million. SNG serves approximately 14,100 natural gas customers in Missouri. According to the company’s filing, the impact of the rate request on a residential customer in the various SNG service areas appears below.
Service Area Monthly Customer Charge Commodity Charge (per Ccf) Average Change Per
Current Proposed Current Proposed Residential Customer *
Gallatin $15.00 $20.00 $ 0.4449 $ 0.7214 $244.50
Warsaw $15.00 $15.00 $ 0.5500 $ 0.9500 $228.32
Rogersville $10.00 $20.00 $ 0.4660 $ 0.7396 $289.70
Branson $10.00 $20.00 $ 0.5660 $ 0.9396 $346.61
*Proposed change on an annual basis.