Notice of Filing of Application to Increase the
9-1-1 Emergency Telephone Charge
Notice is hereby given Clear Creek County Board of County Commissioners has applied to the Colorado Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) for approval to increase the current monthly 9-1-1 surcharge affecting all users of exchange telephone, wireless, wireline, and voice-over-internet-protocol (VoIP) telephone service within Clear Creek County from $1.25 to $2.40. The Proposed Effective date of the increase is July 2nd, 2020.
As explained in the Application, the requested surcharge increase is proposed as necessary to fund expenses related to the provision of emergency telephone service, as allowed by Colorado law (C.R.S. 29-11-102 and 104).
This Application is available for inspection at the office of the Applicant or at the CPUC. The address of the Applicant where the Application may be viewed is:
Clear Creek County Sheriff’s Office
405 Argentine St, Georgetown, CO 80444
The Applicant’s telephone number is: 303-679-2382
This Application may also inspected at the offices of the CPUC, 1560 Broadway, Suite 250, Denver, CO 80202, and electronically at https://www.dora.state.co.us/pls/efi/EFI_Search_UI.search, Proceeding No. 20A-0145T.
Objections or comments may be filed through mail to the office of the CPUC, 1560 Broadway, Suite 250, Denver, CO 80202, or online using the Commission’s electronic filing system at https://www.dora.state.co.us/pls/real/CCTS_oWEB.comment_form. All interventions must be filed in accordance with rule 1401 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure 4 Code of Colorado Regulations,723-1. If the application is uncontested or unopposed, as evidenced through the absence of written intervention or objection filings by the deadline. The Commission may determine the matter without a hearing and without further notice. The deadline for filing an intervention or objection is May 4th, 2020.
If a hearing is held, members of the public may attend and make statements under oath even if they do not file written objections or request for intervention.
Any person desiring information regarding when hearings, if any, may be held may submit a written request to the CPUC or contact the External Affairs section of the Commission at (303) 894-2070 or (800) 456-0858.