Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission
On May 23, 2014, Ellensburg Telephone Company d/b/a FairPoint Communications (FairPoint) filed a proposed tariff revision with the Commission. Upon review, Commission staff discovered that FairPoint’s billed rates for the Joint User Business Subscription and the Residential Foreign Listing services were different than the rates listed in its Commission-approved tariff for these services. Staff initiated an investigation into FairPoint’s business practices to determine the scope and frequency of the improper charges. A more detailed copy of the investigation report can be viewed here.
On March 25, 2015, the commission issued a Complaint and Notice of Brief Adjudicative Proceeding which is set for Thursday, April 23, 2015, at 9:30 a.m..
On March 30, 2015 the commission issued a notice rescheduling the hearing in this matter for, Wednesday, May 6, 2015, at 9:30 a.m..
On April 14, 2015, the commission issued a notice suspending the Brief Adjudicative Proceeding in this matter. Settlement documents or Status Report will be due by May 6, 2015.
On May 6, 2015, commission staff filed a status report on behalf of both parties. Staff requested a continuance of the temporary suspension of the procedural schedule and of the date to file a settlement agreement or another status report, which was granted by notice on May 8, 2015. Settlement documents or Status Report will now be due by May 13, 2015.
On May 21, 2015, the commission entered Order 01 - Initial Order Approving Settlement Agreement.
Docket UT-143633 - All Documents