For more information contact: Jesse Borjon, 785-271-3269
April 25, 2012
|Independence Community College
Academic Building, Room AC 104
1057 West College Avenue
Independence, Kansas 67301
|Hillsboro High School
500 East Grand Avenue
Hillsboro, Kansas 67063
|Ulysses High School|
I.TV Conference Room
501 North McCall Street
Ulysses, Kansas 67880
Members of the public may submit comments to the KCC through July 11, 2012. Comments should reference Docket No. 12-ATMG-564-RTS and may be emailed to: , made by phone at: 1-800-662-0027, or mailed to:
Kansas Corporation Commission
Office of Public Affairs and Consumer Protection
1500 S.W. Arrowhead Road
Topeka, Kansas 66604-4027
Atmos has proposed an annual increase in rates for natural gas service of $9.7 million or approximately twenty percent (20%). Atmos' last rate increase of $3.855 million was approved on July 30, 2010.
For residential customers, Atmos' request will increase the average monthly bill approximately $14.25, which is a 19.6% increase. This includes a request to increase the monthly Facility Charge from $37.00 per month to $44.00 per month, and an increase in the Commodity Charge from $.12953 per Ccf to $.15576 per Ccf.
A complete copy of Atmos' application and supporting testimony is available at: http://estar.kcc.ks.gov/estar/portal/kcc/PSC/DocketDetails.aspx?DocketId=410a1159-e98c-4678-9abb-ac88d1bf12a4. An evidentiary hearing is scheduled for July 16, 2012, at 9:00 a.m. in Topeka. The KCC must issue an order on or before September 24, 2012.