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CASE NUMBER: 86-1084-GA-COI
CASE DESCRIPTION: INVESTIGATION OF MB OPERATING CO
DOCUMENT SIGNED ON: 9/30/2022
DATE OF SERVICE: ________________________________________
12/01/1992 Final submission of evidence of implementaion of settle- ment filed on behalf of MB Operation Co. by S. Taft.
09/24/1992 Entry approving the stipulation and agreement filed on 8/4/92.
09/04/1992 Completion of filings for settlement, filed on behalf of MB Operating Co., Inc. by S. Taft.
08/24/1992 Transcript filed for hearing held 8/4/92, (SD), 4 pgs., Con't.
08/12/1992 Copy of letter to the Attorney Examiner S. Deerwester, PUCO staff, stating that the staff will not oppose the Commission adopting the Stipulation and resolving this proceeding based upon the terms therein, filed on behalf of the PUCO staff by S. Nourse.
08/07/1992 Proof of Publication filed. (Summit County)
08/04/1992 Stipulation and agreement executed by MB Operating Co.; duplicate copy of stipulation and agreement executed by David Kutik, attorney for East Ohio Gas; two copies of a voting trust agreement, one signed by MB and its affiliate, JR Operating Co., Inc., and the other executed by Brian Robinson, corporate assistant secretary of The Northeast Ohio Operating Companies, Inc., filed by S. Taft.
08/03/1992 Proof of Publication filed. (Holmes County)
07/31/1992 Proof of Publication filed (Portage)
07/31/1992 Proof of Publication filed (Carroll)
07/30/1992 Proof of Publication filed (Carroll)
07/24/1992 Proof of Publication filed. (Tuscarawas County)
07/14/1992 Proof of Publication filed. (Stark County)
07/14/1992 Proof of Publication filed. (Wayne County)
07/14/1992 Proof of Publication filed. (Coshocton County)
07/08/1992 Proof of Publication filed. (Medina County)
07/02/1992 Entry denying MB Operating and JR Operating's motion to quash and motion for protective order. (AE)
07/01/1992 Response to motion of MB Operating Co., Inc. and JR Operating Co., Inc. to quash and for protective order, filed on behalf of East Ohio Gas Co. by D. Kutik.
06/26/1992 Answer filed on behalf of applicant by G. Weber.
06/26/1992 Motion to quash and motion for protective order filed on behalf of MB Operating Company and JR Operating Company by S. Taft.
06/25/1992 Entry denying Northeast Ohio Operating Company's motion to quash; ordering that East Ohio Gas and Operating Company jointly appoint and compensate one independent viewer to review the records requested pursuant to the subpoena and submit a report to East Ohio Gas no later than 5:00 p.m. on 7/7/92. (AE)
06/23/1992 Legal notice sent to Free Press (Carroll), Coshocton Tribune (Coshocton), Holmes County Farmer (Holmes), The Gazette (Medina), Record Courier (Portage), Canton Repository (Stark), Akron Beacon Journal (Summit), Times-Reporter (Tuscarawas), and Daily Record (Wayne).
06/22/1992 Memorandum in opposition to motion to quash and for protective order, filed on behalf of East Ohio Gas Company by D. Kutik.
06/18/1992 Motion to quash and for a protective order filed on behalf of The Northeast Ohio Operating Companies, Inc. by G. Weber.
06/02/1992 Motion for subpoenas duces tecum and for an expedited ruling and memorandum in support filed on behalf of East Ohio Gas Company by D. Kutik.
05/15/1992 Entry scheduing the prehearing conference on June 2, 1992, and the hearing on August 4, 1992 at 10:00 a.m. at the office of the Commission. (AE)
03/11/1992 Prehearing conference statement of respondent, MB Operating Co., Inc., filed by S. Taft.
02/14/1992 Entry scheduling a prehearing conference at 10:00 a.m. on 3/12/92 at the Commission offices. (AE)
02/16/1989 Entry schedluling hearing for April 5, 1989 at 9:00 a.m. at the office of the Commission. (AE)
02/13/1989 Motion for continuance filed by D. Kutik on behalf of East Ohio Gas Company.
01/18/1989 Entry ordering a second conference on this matter should take place on 2/15/89, at 9:00 a.m., at the offices of the Commission. (AE)
12/28/1988 Entry ordering a conference be held at 10:00 a.m. on 1/17/89 to discuss Supreme Court decision.
11/25/1988 Returned from Supreme Court. Vols. I-IV
08/03/1987 Supreme Court transmittal papers. (Supreme Court No. 87-1125)
07/02/1987 Notice of Appeal filed by H. Liebman on behalf of East Ohio Gas Co.
05/06/1987 Entry denying application for rehearing filed by East Ohio Gas Company.
04/24/1987 Memorandum Contra of MB Operating Co., Inc. to application for rehearing of the East Ohio Gas Company by S. Taft.
04/16/1987 Application of the East Ohio Gas Company for rehearing filed by D. Kutik.
03/17/1987 Opinion and Order issued adopting the Revised Stipulation and Recomomendation entered into between the Commission's Staff and MB Operating Co., EB Operating Co., Inc. and all non-regulated affiliates of either. East Ohio Gas Co.'s objection to the stipulation arer overruled and case closed. Dissenting Opinion of Commissioner Gaylord.
02/23/1987 Revised Pre-Hearing Brief of the East Ohio Gas Company by P.Ruxin andD. Kutik.
02/23/1987 Post Hearing Brief of the East Ohio Gas Company by P. Ruxin and D.Kutik.
02/23/1987 Post-Hearing Brief of MB Operating Company, Inc., filed by M. Mengel.
02/23/1987 Post-Hearing Brief of the PUCO staff, submitted by K. Ganther.
02/10/1987 Letter filed by K. Ganther, Assistant Attorney General, PUCO, to R. Gooden, AE, Relative to requesting an extension until 2/23/87 to file post-hearing briefs.
02/06/1987 Pre-Hearing Brief of The East Ohio Gas Company, filed by D. Kutik. (filed 1/8/87 under protective order - now released)
02/06/1987 Deposition of Marshall Barber Belden, Sr., on behalf of The East Ohio Gas Company. (filed 1/9/87 under protective order - now released)
02/06/1987 Deposition of Stanley A. Cmich on behalf of The East Ohio Gas Company. (filed 1/9/87 under protective order - now released)
02/06/1987 Deposition of William Blace Smith on behalf of The East Ohio Gas Company. (filed 1/9/87 under protective order - now released)
02/06/1987 Notice of Filing Depositions, filed by D. Kutik on behalf of The East Ohio Gas Company. (filed 1/9/87, under protec- tive order - now released)
02/02/1987 Transcript for hearing held on January 15, 1987, (RG) Vol II, 120 pages, Submitted.
01/29/1987 Transcript for hearing held on January 14, 1987,(RG) 217 pages Continued.
01/27/1987 Letter filed by M. Mengel on behalf of applicant, Relative to waiving the Protective Agreement .
01/14/1987 Request of Northeast Ohio Natural Gas Corporation to make public statement to correct the record filed by T. Booth.
01/13/1987 Prefiled, Direct Sworn, Rebuttal Testimony of Wm. Blace Smith on behalf of MB Operating Co., Inc. filed by S. Taft.
01/13/1987 Rebuttal Hearing Brief of MB Operating Co., Inc. filed by S. Taft.
01/12/1987 Stipulated Protective Order filed by all parties in this case.
01/09/1987 Testimony of Louis A. Houser filed on behalf of The East Ohio Gas Company.
01/09/1987 Reply of MB Operating Co., Inc. to East Ohio Motion for Subpoenas filed by S. Taft.
01/09/1987 Prefiled, Direct, Sworn Testimony of Wm. Blace Smith on behalf of MB Operating Co., Inc. filed by S. Taft.
01/09/1987 Prehearing Brief of MB Operating Co., Inc. filed by S. Taft.
01/09/1987 Prepared Testimony of Bradford S. Hopkins on behalf of the PUCO staff.
01/09/1987 Notice of Filing Depositions of M. Barber, S. Cmich and W. Smith filed on behalf the intervenor, The East Ohio Gas Company by P. Ruxin.
01/08/1987 Motion for Subpoenas; M. Belden, Sr.; M. Belden, Jr.; Wm. Smith; S. Cmich; and J. Teeple filed by D. Kutik on behalf The East Ohio Gas Company.
12/29/1986 Entry scheduling hearing to be held on January 14, 1987, at 10:00 a.m., at the offices of the Commission for the purpose of determining the reasonableness of the stipula- tion; further any party wishing to file a pre-hearing brief shall do so by January 9, 1987; Ordering the parties shall prefile all direct, sworn testimony to be submitted in this hearing and serve such prefiled testimony on all parties of record on 1/9/87. (AE)
12/24/1986 Memorandum of the East Ohio Gas company in response to motion of MB Operating Co., Inc. for record hearing on stipulation and request for expedited ruling filed by D. Kutik.
12/22/1986 Affidavit of Counsel filed by S. Taft on behalf of MB Operating Co., Inc.
12/22/1986 MB Operating Co., Inc., response to East Ohio motion, motion for record hearing on stipulation, and request for expedited ruling, filed by S. Taft.
12/16/1986 Motion of The East Ohio Gas Company for leave to file memorandum in opposition to revised stipulation and recommendation filed by P. Ruxin.
12/12/1986 Revised Stipulation and Recommendation filed by K. Ganther and S. Taft on behalf of the PUCO staff.
10/22/1986 Entry ordering the deposition of M.B. Belden, Jr., William Blace Smith and Stanley A. Cmich be taken, and that all discovery matters be-concluded within 30 days from the date of this Entry; Ordering stipulation be filed within two weeks from date that discovery is concluded. (AE)
09/24/1986 Entry scheduling a conference in this matter to be scheduled for Thursday, October 9, 1986 at 10:00 a.m., at the offices of the Commission. (AE)
09/17/1986 Stipulation and Recommendation filed by K. Ganther on behalf of the PUCO staff and S. Taft on behalf of MB Operating Co., Inc. and EB Operating Co., Inc.
09/11/1986 Trans., for hearing held 9-2-86, (RG) Con't. Vol. I, 1-3 pgs
09/08/1986 Motion for extension of time to file stipulation and recommendation filed by K. Ganther on behalf of the PUCO staff.
08/24/1986 Trans., for hearing held 8-12-86, (CM) Con't. Vol. I, 1-3 pages.
08/21/1986 Subpoena Duces Tecum of Mr. Stanley A. Cmich filed by D. Kutick on behalf of East Ohio Gas Company.
08/20/1986 Motion to suspend proceedings pending stipulation and settlement filed by S. Taft on behalf of applicant.
08/19/1986 Memorandum of MB Operating Co., Inc., in opposition to motion of East Ohio for Leave to file response filed by S. Taft.
08/18/1986 Reply of MB Operating Co., Inc., to PUCO staff's memorandum in opposition to motion filed by S. Taft.
08/18/1986 Motion for leave to file memorandum in response to reply of MB Operating Co., Inc., to East Ohio Memo in Opposition filed by D. Kutik.
08/12/1986 Reply of MB Operating Co., Inc. to East Ohio Memo in Opposition filed by S. Taft.
08/10/1986 Memorandum of the staff of the PUCO in opposition to the motion of MB Operating Co., Inc. to dismiss investigation filed by D. Champion.
08/09/1986 Motion for a Subpoena Duces Tecum and memorandum in support filed on behalf of East Ohio Gas Company by D. Kutik.
08/05/1986 Memorandum of East Ohio Gas Co. in opposition to Motion of MB Operating Co., Inc. to Dismiss Investigation filed by D. Kutik.
08/04/1986 Entry denying MB Operating Co., Inc.'s motion for protective order.
08/02/1986 Proof of Publication filed. (County/Carroll)
07/30/1986 Proof of Publication filed. (County/Coshocton)
07/29/1986 Reply of MB Operating Co., Inc. to July 29 Memorandum of the East Ohio Gas Company, filed by S. Taft.
07/27/1986 Proof of Publication filed (county/Portage).
07/27/1986 Entry rescheduling hearing for September 2, 1986 at 10:00 am at the offices of the Commission; ordering prefiled testimony be filed on or before August 28, 1986.
07/27/1986 Memorandum of The East Ohio Gas Company in opposition to motion of MB Operating Co., Inc. for a protective order, filed by D. Kutik.
07/26/1986 Motion of MB Operating Co., Inc. to dismiss investigation filed by S. Taft.
07/23/1986 Motion of MB Operating Co., Inc. for a protective order filed by S. Taft.
07/23/1986 Proof of Publication filed.(County/Medina)
07/23/1986 Letter filed by S. Taft on behalf of MB Operating Co., Re- lative to requesting a deferral of the previously scheduled hearing in this proceeding from August 12 to September 29, 1986.
07/21/1986 Proof of Publication filed.(County/Stark)
07/19/1986 Proof of Publication filed. (County/Holmes)
07/19/1986 Proof of Publication filed. (County/Summit)
07/19/1986 Proof of Publication filed. (County/Wayne)
07/19/1986 Proof of Publication filed. (County/Tuscarawas)
07/16/1986 Entry granting East Ohio Gas Company intervention; granting motion of East Ohio to regard documents filed in Case No. 85-825-GA-ARJ; granting motion of East Ohio to require prefiled testimony in this proceeding to be filed on or before August 7, 1986.
07/13/1986 Motion of The East Ohio Gas Company regarding treatment of documents filed in Case No. 85-825-GA-ARJ, filed by P. Ruxin.
07/13/1986 Motion of The East Ohio Gas Company to require prefiled testimony filed by P. Ruxin.
07/13/1986 Motion of The East Ohio Gas Company to include EB Operating Company, Inc., filed by P. Ruxin,
07/09/1986 Legal notices sent to Canton Repository (Stark) The Times- Reporter (Tuscarawas) Free Press Standard (Carroll) The Daily Record (Wayne) The Gazette (Medina) Coshocton Tribune (Coshocton) Record Courier (Portage) Holmes County Farmer (Holmes) Akron Beacon Journal (Summit) The Kenton Times (Hardin) and The Lima News (Allen).
07/07/1986 Motion of the East Ohio Gas Company for Leave to Intervene filed by D. Kutik on behalf of East Ohio Gas Company.
07/05/1986 Legal notices sent to Canton Repository (Stark) The Times- Reporter (Tuscarawas) Free Press Standard (Carroll) The Daily Record (Wayne) The Gazette (Medina) Coshocton Tribune (Coshocton) Record Courier (Portage) Holmes County Farmer (Holmes) Akron Beacon Journal (Summit) The Kenton Times (Hardin) The Lima News (Allen).
06/30/1986 Entry initiating investigation and scheduling hearing for 8/12/86 at 10:00 a.m. at the offices of the Commission.
06/22/1986 In the matter of the investigation to determine if MB Operating Company is a public utility subject to Sections 4905.02 and 4905.03 (A) (6) and (7), Revised Code.