MS PSC

October 17, 2005


Appendix C - Schedule 1

Rate Proceedings - Standard Filing / All Utilities

No. Copies Required,
Including Original
In addition to the original and twelve (12) copies of the petition, the following items are required:
13 1. All direct testimony to be relied upon including a statement of the proposed changes and the reasons for the changes.
13 2. Schedule of present rates, fares, tolls, charges or rentals in effect, and the changes proposed to be made.
13 3. Sample tariffs implementing the changes.
13 4. Balance sheet for the most recent month available which shall be not later than nine months prior to the filing date. For multi-state utilities, the balance sheet shall be for the company as a whole plus an estimated balance sheet for Mississippi operations and a summary of the basis on which the estimate was prepared.
13 5. Operating statement of revenues and expenses for twelve months ending as of the date of the balance sheet.
13 6. Proforma operating statement in the same form as the actual operating statement beginning with the effective date of the proposed changes (a) without giving effect to changed rates (b) giving effect to changed rates.
13 7. Statement showing (a) number of current customers by classes affected by the proposed changes (b) the actual revenue under the old rates arising from each class and (c) the annual amount of the proposed increase or decrease applicable to each class.
13 8. As to public utilities described in Miss. Code Ann., Section 77-3-3 (d)(iv), description of the utility's property, including a statement of the original cost and the cost to the utility. Provide a listing of all depreciable assets by applicable account number:
  (1) Description of Asset;
  (2) In Service Date;
  (3) Original cost of asset to the utility;
  (4) Life of Asset;
  (5) Depreciation accrued to date.
13 9. Statement showing the utility's calculation of jurisdictional rate base including, if applicable, gross plant, accumulated depreciation, working capital, material and supplies, other properties and assets, accumulated deferred income taxes, customer deposits and investment tax credits.
13 10. Statement showing utility's calculation of return on rate base with and without the proposed increase.
13 11. Federal Income tax returns and State Income tax returns, with all required attachments and schedules, for prior three years. If a consolidated return, the portion applicable to Mississippi.
13 12. Copy of notice to customers sent pursuant to Rule 9B(1).
13 13. (if corporation) Copy of charter or articles of incorporation.
13 14. (if corporation) The amount and kinds of stock authorized, issued and outstanding.
13 15. (if corporation) The number and amount of bonds authorized and the number and amount issued.
13 16. (if corporation) The rate and amount of dividends paid during the five previous fiscal years and the amount of capital stock on which dividends were paid each year.
13 17. (if corporation) An analysis of the surplus covering the period from the close of the last calendar year for which an annual report has been filed with the commission to the date of the balance sheet attached to the notice.
13 18. An exhibit listing the names and addresses of all interested persons as defined in Rule 2K of the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure together with a certificate that the filing utility has served a notice of the filing upon each.
13 19. The provisions of items 4, 5, 6, 9, 10, and 17 shall not be applicable to public utilities heretofore or hereafter exempt by Commission order from rate base regulation.

Appendix C - Schedule 2

Rate Proceedings - Major Filings / All Utilities

No. Copies Required,
Including Original
In addition to the original and twelve (12) copies of the petition, the following items are required:
13 1. All direct testimony to be relied upon including a statement of the proposed changes and the reasons for the changes.
13 2. Schedule of present rates, fares, tolls, charges or rentals in effect, and the changes proposed to be made.
13 3. Sample tariffs implementing the changes.
13 4. Balance sheet for the most recent month available which shall be not later than nine months prior to the filing date. For multi-state utilities, the balance sheet shall be for the company as a whole plus an estimated balance sheet for Mississippi operations and a summary of the basis on which the estimate was prepared.
13 5. Operating statement of revenues and expenses for twelve months ending as of the date of the balance sheet.
13 6. Pro forma operating statement in the same form as the actual operating statement beginning with the effective date of the proposed changes (a) without giving effect to changed rates (b) giving effect to changed rates.
13 7. Pro forma operating statement in the same form as the actual operating statement for the same period giving effect to the proposed changes in rates and adjusted for known changes in the cost of operations.
13 8. Statement showing (a) number of current customers as of the date of filing the notice of intent by classes affected by the proposed changes (b) the actual revenue under the old rates arising from each class and (c) the annual amount of the proposed increase or decrease applicable to each class.
13 9. Statement showing the utility's calculation of jurisdictional rate base including, if applicable, gross plant, accumulated depreciation, working capital, material and supplies, other properties and assets, accumulated deferred income taxes, customer deposits and investment tax credits.
13 10. Statement showing utility's calculation of return on rate base with and without the proposed increase.
13 11. Federal Income tax returns and State Income tax returns, with all required attachments and schedules, for prior three years. If a consolidated return, the portion applicable to Mississippi.
13 12. Copy of notice to customers sent pursuant to Rule 9B(1).
13 13. (if corporation) Copy of charter or articles or incorporation.
13 14. (if corporation) The amount and kinds of stock authorized, issued and outstanding.
13 15. (if corporation) The number and amount of bonds authorized and the number and amount issued.
13 16. (if corporation) The rate and amount of dividends paid during the five previous fiscal years and the amount of capital stock on which dividends were paid each year.
13 17. (if corporation) An analysis of the surplus covering the period from the close of the last calendar year for which an annual report has been filed with the Commission to the date of the balance sheet attached to the notice.
13 18. An exhibit listing the names and addresses of all interested persons as defined in Rule 2K of the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure together with a certificate that the filing utility has served a notice of the filing upon each.
13 19. The year of the last authorized major rate increase, amount of the increase and the docket number of the proceeding.
13 20. The provisions of items 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, and 17 shall not be applicable to public utilities heretofore or hereafter exempt by Commission order from rate base regulation.

Appendix C - Schedule 3

Rate Proceedings - Major Filings of $15 Million or More / All Utilities

No. Copies Required,
Including Original
In addition to the original and twelve (12) copies of the petition, the following items are required:
13 1. All direct testimony to be relied upon including a statement of the proposed changes and the reasons for the changes.
13 2. Schedule of present rates, fares, tolls, charges or rentals in effect, and the changes proposed to be made.
13 3. Sample tariffs implementing the changes.
13 4. Balance sheet for the most recent month available which shall be not later than nine months prior to the filing date. For multi-state utilities, the balance sheet shall be for the company as a whole plus an estimated balance sheet for Mississippi operations and a summary of the basis on which the estimate was prepared.
13 5. Operating statement of revenues and expenses for twelve months ending as of the date of the balance sheet.
13 6. Pro forma operating statement in the same form as the actual operating statement beginning with the effective date of the proposed changes (a) without giving effect to changed rates (b) giving effect to changed rates.
13 7. Pro forma operating statement in the same form as the actual operating statement for the same period giving effect to the proposed changes in rates and adjusted for known changes in the cost of operations.
13 8. Statement showing (a) number of current customers as of the date of filing notice of intent by classes affected by the proposed changes (b) the actual revenue under the old rates arising from each class and (c) the annual amount of the proposed increase or decrease applicable to each class.
13 9. Statement showing the utility's calculation of jurisdictional rate base including, if applicable, gross plant, accumulated depreciation, working capital, material and supplies, other properties and assets, accumulated deferred income taxes, customer deposits and investment tax credits.
13 10. Statement showing utility's calculation of return on rate base with and without the proposed increase.
13 11. Federal Income tax returns and State Income tax returns, with all required attachments and schedules, for prior three years. If a consolidated return, the portion applicable to Mississippi.
13 12. Copy of charter or articles of incorporation.
13 13. The amount and kinds of stock authorized, issued and outstanding.
13 14. The number and amount of bonds authorized and the number and amount issued.
13 15. The rate and amount of dividends paid during the five previous fiscal years and the amount of capital stock on which dividends were paid each year.
13 16. An analysis of the surplus covering the period from the close of the last calendar year for which an annual report has been filed with the Commission to the date of the balance sheet attached to the notice.
13 17. Guidelines or directives as to the public utility's presentation provided by a controlling affiliate, parent or holding company.
13 18. Marginal cost data.
13 19. Alternative rate design.
13 20. Conservation effectiveness.
13 21. A properly prepared, complete, detailed lead/lag study for the test year for the total company, Mississippi retail, other retail jurisdictions, and Federal Energy Regulatory Commission wholesale rates (if applicable) in support of the public utility's total working capital requirements contained therein, including all working papers in support thereof.
13 22. Copy of notice to customers sent or to be sent pursuant to Rule 9B(1).
13 23. An exhibit listing the names and addresses of all interested persons as defined in Rule 2K of the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure together with a certificate that the filing utility has served a notice of the filing upon each.
13 24. The year of the last authorized major rate increase, amount of the increase and the docket number of the proceeding.
13 25. The provisions of items 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 17, and 21 shall not be applicable to public utilities heretofore or hereafter exempt by Commission order from rate base regulation.

Appendix C - Schedule 4

Rate Proceedings - Initial / All Utilities

No. Copies Required,
Including Original
In addition to the original and twelve (12) copies of the petition, the following items are required:
13 1. All direct testimony to be relied upon.
13 2. Sample tariffs implementing the filing.
13 3. Balance sheet for the most recent month available which shall be not later than nine months prior to the filing date. For multi-state utilities, the balance sheet shall be for the company as a whole plus an estimated balance sheet for Mississippi operations and a summary of the basis on which the estimate was prepared.
13 4. Operating statement of revenues and expenses for twelve months ending as of the date of the balance sheet.
13 5. Pro forma operating statement in the same form as the actual operating statement beginning with the proposed effective date of the tariffs.
13 6. A statement showing the number of current customers by classes and anticipated to be served during the test year and the anticipated revenues from them.
13 7. A description of the utility's property, including a statement of the original cost and the cost to the utility.
13 8. A statement showing the utility's calculation of jurisdictional rate base including, if applicable, gross plant, accumulated depreciation, working capital, material and supplies, other properties and assets, accumulated deferred income taxes, customer deposits and investment tax credits.
13 9. A statement showing utility's calculation of return on rate base for the proforma year.
13 10. Federal income tax returns and State income tax returns, with all required attachments and schedules, for prior three years.
13 11. (if corporation) Copy of charter or articles or incorporation.
13 12. (if corporation) The amount and kinds of stock authorized, issued and outstanding.
13 13. (if corporation) The number and amount of bonds authorized and the number and amount issued.
13 14. if corporation) The rate and amount of dividends paid during the five previous fiscal years and the amount of capital stock on which dividends were paid each year.
13 15. (if corporation) An analysis of the surplus covering the period from the close of the last calendar year for which an annual report has been filed with the Commission to the date of the balance sheet attached to the notice.
13 16. An exhibit listing the names and addresses of all interested persons as defined in Rule 2K of the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure together with a certificate that the filing utility has served a notice of the filing upon each.

Appendix C - Schedule 5

Rate Proceedings - Routine Filings / Telecommunication Providers Only

No. Copies Required,
Including Original
In addition to the original and nine (9) copies of the petition, the following items are required:
10 1. A clear, concise and nontechnical description of the nature of the service or change proposed.
10 2. A statement of the reasons or the justification therefore.
10 3. Sufficient information to allow the determination of the approximate size of the revenue adjustment proposed.
10 4. Sample tariffs implementing the filing.

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