PUBLIC NOTICE AN APPLICATION FOR AN ORDER
AUTHORIZING MOHAVE ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE, INCORPORATED
TO SECURE FINANCING
DOCKET NO. E-01750A-20-0153
On May 22, 2020, Mohave Electric Cooperative, Incorporated (Company) filed an application with the Arizona Corporation Commission (Commission), in Docket No. E-01750A-20-0153 for an order authorizing Company to borrow $2,868,000.00 to facilitate the construction of a 6.93 mile phase three 24.9/14.4 KV line that will allow the Golden Vertex Corp to eliminate the 24/7 use of eight 455 kW diesel generators and other smaller portable generators at the Moss Gold Mine. 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-20-0153.
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-20-0153 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.
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 June 26, 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 theeDocket function and Docket No. E-01750A-20-0153.
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:
a. 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, etc.)
b. How you will be directly and substantially affected by the outcome of the case, and c. 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 Bar.
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 email@example.com, voice phone number (602) 542-3931. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation.