(BALTIMORE, MD-July 6, 2018) – The Maryland Public Service Commission will hold two public hearings this month on the application by Columbia Gas of Maryland to raise its rates by just over $6 million. Columbia serves approximately 33,000 customers in Allegany, Garrett and Washington counties in Maryland. The proposed rates would result in a bill increase of $10.26 (or 13.4%) for the average residential customer.
Members of the public who wish to comment on the matter may attend one or both of the public hearings before Chief Public Utility Law Judge Ryan C. McLean, scheduled as follows:
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.
Hagerstown Community College
Career Programs Building, Room 131
11400 Robinwood Drive
Thursday, July 19, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.
Cumberland Ramada, Downtown
Crown South Boardroom
100 South George Street
Filings in the case can be viewed or downloaded in the electronic docket for Case No. 9480, here: https://www.psc.state.md.us/search-results/?keyword=9480&x.x=17&x.y=11&search=all&search=case .
Written comments referencing Case No. 9480 may also be mailed (by Thursday,
July 26, 2018) to:
Terry J. Romine, Executive Secretary
Maryland Public Service Commission
William Donald Schaefer Tower
6 St. Paul Street, 16th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21202
About the Public Service Commission:
The Maryland Public Service Commission regulates electric and gas utilities, telephone companies (land lines), certain water and sewer companies, passenger motor vehicle carriers for hire (sedans, limousines, buses, Uber, Lyft), taxicab companies (in Baltimore City and County, Cumberland and Hagerstown) and bay pilot rates.
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