PUBLIC NOTICE

Posted: October 14, 2020 at 11:50 am

PUBLIC NOTICE AN APPLICATION

FOR AN ORDER

AUTHORIZING MOHAVE ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE, INCORPORATED

TO SECURE FINANCING DOCKET NO. E-01750A-20-0304

 

Summary

On October 9, 2020, Mohave Electric Cooperative, Incorporated (“Company”) filed an  application  with the Arizona Corporation Commission (“Commission”), in Docket No. E-01750A-20-0304 for an order authorizing Company to  borrow  $71,216,130.00  to  facilitate  the  construction  of  its  Work  Plan  for the period 2020 - 2023. The Commission may approve, disapprove, or approve the  financing  request  with modifications. The Commission may act on the financing request with or without a hearing.

NEITHER THE COMMISSION'S UTILITIES DIVISION ("STAFF") NOR ANY INTERVENOR  HAS  YET MADE  ANY RECOMMENDATION REGARDING THE COMPANY'S APPLICATION. THE COMMISSION IS NOT  BOUND BY THE PROPOSALS OF THE COMPANY, STAFF, OR ANY INTERVENORS. THE COMMISSION WILL DETERMINE THE APPROPRIATE RELIEF TO BE GRANTED IN RESPONSE TO  THE  COMPANY'S  APPLICATION BASED ON THE EVIDENCE PRESENTED IN THIS MATTER.

How to View the Application and Other Filings

Copies of the application are available for inspection during regular business at the Company’s main office located at 928 Hancock Road, Bullhead City, Arizona and at the Commission’s Docket Control Center at 1200 West Washington, Phoenix, Arizona, 85007. All filings in this matter are also available via the Commission website, www.azcc.gov, using the e-Docket function at the top of the page and Docket No. E- 01750A-20-0304.

How Interested Persons May Participate

An interested person may participate in this matter by (1) providing written public comment, or (2) filing for intervention and becoming a formal party to the proceeding. Written public comments must refer to Docket No. E-01750A-20-0304 and may be submitted at any time as follows:

By Mail:       Arizona Corporation Commission

                       Consumer Services Section

                      1200 West Washington Street

                             Phoenix, AZ 85007

On the website: www.azcc.gov using the link “Make a Public Comment in a Docket” found in the “Cases and Open Meetings” tab.

Anyone requiring assistance may contact the Consumer Services Section at (800) 222-7000 or (602) 542- 4251.

About Intervention

Intervention in the Commission’s proceedings on the application shall be permitted if the outcome of the case will directly and substantially impact the person, and the person’s intervention will not unduly broaden the issues in the case. Intervention entitles a person to participate as a party and if a hearing is held, to present sworn testimony and evidence and cross-examine witnesses. Persons who do not intervene will receive no further notice of the proceedings in this docket. The granting of motions to intervene shall be governed by A.A.C. R14-3-105, except that the person requesting intervention must file an original and 13 copies, or eFile a copy through the Commission’s website, of a written motion to

intervene with Docket Control Center on or before November 9, 2020, and must send a copy of the motion to the Company or its counsel. Contact information for the Company and other parties is available using the eDocket function and Docket No. E-01750A-20-0304.

Each motion to intervene must include the Docket Number and contain the following:

  1. Your name, address, and telephone number, and the name address, and telephone number of any party upon whom service of documents is to be made, if not yourself;
  2. The docket number for the case in which you are requesting to intervene;
  3. A short statement explaining:
    1. Your interest in the proceeding (e.g., a customer of the regulated company involved, a property owner in an area to be affected by the case, )
    2. How you will be directly and substantially affected by the outcome of the case, and
    3. Why your intervention will not unduly broaden the issues of the case;
  4. Whether the proposed intervenor desires a formal evidentiary hearing on the application and the reasons for such a hearing;
  5. A statement certifying that you have served a copy of the motion to intervene on the Company or its counsel and to all parties of record in the case; and
  6. Information and any appropriate documentation demonstrating compliance with Arizona Supreme Court Rules 31, 38, and 42, as applicable, unless the proposed intervenor is an individual representing himself or herself, or is represented by an attorney who is an active member of the Arizona State

A sample intervention request form is available at www.azcc.gov/hearing/how-to-intervene-in-a-case.

ADA/Equal Access Information

The Commission does not discriminate on the basis of disability in admission to its proceedings. Persons with a disability may request reasonable accommodation, such as a sign language interpreter, and may request this document in an alternative format by contacting ADA Coordinator Carolyn Buck, email cbuck@azcc.gov, voice phone number (602) 542-3931. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation.