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HomeMy WebLinkAboutRES 052615-G - Atmos Rate Review SettlementUtility Regulatory Act "GURA7) and under § 103,001 of GURA has exclusive original jurisdiction over Atmos Energy Corporation — Mid -Tex Division ("Atmos") rates, operations, and service of a gas utility within the municipality, and is :• •e • '# •.•' t -a•..• • t. 1.e •r. • • •+ • #'. WHEREAS, pursuant to the Rate Review Mechanism ("RRM") for 2015 filed with the City WHEREAS, experts representing ATM have been analyzing data furnished by Atmos and ff�=.I • •: r r: a... • e # • P P r •. WHEREAS, in May 2015, ATM and Atmos entered into a Settlement Agreement which million increase over the current interim rates Atmos is charging, which when combined with the increase under the 2014 RRM produces an increase of $65.7 million increase over Atmos' 2013 WHEREAS, as part of the settlement agreement, Atmos will dismiss its pending appeal at the Railroad Commission of Texas, Atmos will not seek to recover rate case expenses over and above the WHEREAS, the Steering Committee of ATM and its counsel recommend approval of th+ attached tariffs, set forth as Attachment A, along with the proof of revenues set forth as Attachment B, and Attachment C, setting forth the beginning balance for purposes of determining pension and other post -employment benefits to be recovered in the next RRM filing, NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF Section I. The facts and recitations contained in the preamble of this resolution are hereby found and declared to be true and correct, and are incorporated by reference herein and expressly made a part hereof, as if copied verbatim. The City Council hereby finds that this resolution implements the Vision Statement of the Section 2. The findings set forth in this Resolution are hereby in all things approvell Section 3. The amended tariffs in Attachment A are hereby adopted to become effective on June 1, 2015. with this Resolution, it is hereby superseded. Section 5. The meeting at which this Resolution was approved was in all things conducted in strict compliance with the Texas Open Meetings Act, Texas Government Code, Chapter 551. PkESOLUTION NUMBER: Page 2 of 3 *ESCRIPTION: ATmos — RRM —Approve Settlement XTE APPROVED: 05-26-2015 Wection 6. If any one or more sections or clauses of this Resolution is judged to be unconstitutional or invalid, such judgment shall not affect, impair or invalidate the remaining provisions of this Resolution and the remaining provisions of the Resolution shall be interpreted as if the offending section or clause never existed. ��ecfion 8. A copy of this Resolution shall be sent to Atmos Mid -Tex, care of Christopher Felan, Vice President of Rates and Regulatory Affairs, Atmos Energy Corporation, 5420 LBJ Freeway, Suite 1600, Dallas, Texas 75240 and to Mr. Alfred R. Herrera, Herrera & Boyle, PLLC, 8 11 9 (0 day of 14Y 1-I'ASSED AND APPROVED this c 2015 Dale Ross, Mayor ATTEST: Je s�sv rettle, City Secretary A IYP INNROVED A, -T -0 -FORM: bridget Chapman, 04 Attorney Qla�V5-&_ Page 3 of 3 *ESCRIPTION:ATMOS—RRM—Ai)proveSeftlement DATE APPROVED- 05-26-2015 MID-TEX DIVISION RATE SCHEDULE: R — RESIDENTIAL SALES APPLICABLE TO: —ii n mimin mosmsWIN Well 011,41c"IrA US Rider CEE Surcharge $ 0.02 per month' EFFECTIVE DATE: Bills Rendered on or after 061011201 Application Applicable to Residential Customers for all natural gas provided at one Point of Delivery and measured through one meter. Type of Service 2W2iY 10MI'M charges and special contract arrangements between Company and Customer may be required prior to service being furnished. Monthly Rate Customer's monthly bill will be calculated by adding the following Customer and Ccf charges to the amounts due under the riders listed below: charge Ainount Customer Charge per Bill $18.60 per month Rider CEE Surcharge $ 0.02 per month' Total Customer Charge $18.62 permonth Commodity Charge — All Ccf $0.09931 per Ccf 11 : 16 - !1111111111 �� �! III ,I�111111111 ��l 0 Weather Normalization Adjustment: Plus or Minus an amount for weather normalization calculated in accordance with Rider WNA. 19977MUTOM in accorltancTMl 7&Tcfe—r FF. Rider FF is only applicable to customers inside the corporate limits of any incorporated municipality. Surcharges: Plus an amount for surcharges calculated in accordance with the applicable rider(s), Agreement A-1, e1i for Gas Sexii he racuired- Notice Service hereunder and the rates for services provided are subject to the orders of regulatory bodies having jurisdiction and to the Company's Tariff for Gas Service. 'Reference Rider GEE - Conservation And Energy Efficiency as approved in GUID 10170. Surcharge billing effective July 1, 2014, MID-TEX DIVISION IVOWEW RATE SCHEDULE: C -COMMERCIAL SALES I' APPLICABLE TO: ALL CUSTOMERS IN THE MID-TEX DIVISION EXCEPT THE CITY OF Rider CEE Surcharge DALLAS AND UNINCORPORATED AREAS EFFECTIVE DATE: Bills Rendered on or after 06/0112015 Commodity Charge - All Ccf FAIpplication Applicable to Commercial Customers for all natural gas provided at one Point of Delivery and measure -4 through one meter and to Industrial Customers with an average annual usage of less than 30,000 Ccf. Type of Service Where sei-vice#f the typ tesiref !iiy Cyst4mer is m*t alreaty ayaila�16 at the aifiti#rfal charges and special contract arrangements between Company and Customer may be required prior -L*, service being furnished. Monthly Rate Customer's monthly bill will be calculated by adding the following Customer and Ccf charges to the Mounts due under the riders listed below: Charge Amount - Customer Charge per Bill $ 40.00 per month Rider CEE Surcharge $ 0.00 per month' Total Customer Charge $ 40.00 per month Commodity Charge - All Ccf $ 0.08020 per Ccf 6 * Z I � � � III I I I � 1111!1111111,11,11, 11 ar.- I I a �t, I, W, 11 - 11 1 1 0 . 1, # MEN441,001, 1112,211111; iiii 6 ITI'eather 41ormalization Adjustment: Plus or Minus an amount for weather normalization calculated in accordance with Rider WNA. F. Rider FF is only applicable to customers inside the corporate limits of any incorpor ted municipality. Agreement roar[ Notice Service hereunder and the rates for services provided are subject to the orders of regulatory bodies having jurisdiction and to the Company's Tariff for Gas Service. 1 Reference Rider CEE - Conservation And Energy Efficiency as approved in GUD 10170. Surcharge billing effective July 1, 2014. MID -TE X DIVISION RRC Tariff No: ATMOS ENERGY CORPORATION RATE SCHEDULE: I —INDUSTRIAL SALES APPLICABLE TO - ALL CUSX4MERS IN THE MID-TEX DIVISION EXCEPT THE CITY OF DALLAS AND UNINCORPORATED AREAS EFFECTIVE DATE: Bills Rendered on or after 0610112015 All MMBtu over 5,000 MMBtu Application Type of Service 'WJx�w4L1_r4A(Lwt._of1ihe desired bW Customer is not alreadir, available at the Po*,rti—of-DeNp--,-y,-addifion,,q charges and special contract arrangements between Company and Customer may be required prior t# service being fumished. Monthly Rate Customer's monthly bill NWill be calcu ate y ad ing the I owing ustomer an u c arges to t e 2mounts due under the riders listed below: T.- TO FF. Rider FF is only applicable to customers inside the corporate limits of any incorporated municipelity. ii i i i E•i I I I 1 11 i I I WHITTITIM2101-i 111 11 Curtailment Overpull Fee Upon notification by Company of an event of curtailment or interruption of Customer's deliveries, Customer will, for each MMBtu delivered in excess of the stated level of curtailment or interruption, pay Company 200% of the midpoint price for the Katy point listed in Platts Gas Daily published for the applicable Gas Day in the table entitled "Daily Price Survey." Replacement Index In the event the "midpoint' or "common" price for the Katy point listed in Platts Gas Daily in the table utilizing a daily price index recognized as authoritative by the natural gas industry and most closely approximating the applicable index. ustomer Charge per Meter $ 700.00 per month Next 3,500 MM13tu $ 0.2151 per MMBtu All MMBtu over 5,000 MMBtu $ 0.0461 per MMBtu T.- TO FF. Rider FF is only applicable to customers inside the corporate limits of any incorporated municipelity. ii i i i E•i I I I 1 11 i I I WHITTITIM2101-i 111 11 Curtailment Overpull Fee Upon notification by Company of an event of curtailment or interruption of Customer's deliveries, Customer will, for each MMBtu delivered in excess of the stated level of curtailment or interruption, pay Company 200% of the midpoint price for the Katy point listed in Platts Gas Daily published for the applicable Gas Day in the table entitled "Daily Price Survey." Replacement Index In the event the "midpoint' or "common" price for the Katy point listed in Platts Gas Daily in the table utilizing a daily price index recognized as authoritative by the natural gas industry and most closely approximating the applicable index. MID-TEX DIVISION iu RATE SCHEDULE: INDUSTRIAL SALES APPLICABLE TO: ii ALL CUSTOMERS IN THE MID-TEX DIVISION EXCEPT THE CITY OF DALLAS AND UNINCORPORATED AREAS EFFECTIVE DATE- L-- Bills Rendered on or after 06/0112015 CLUJ Agreement Notice Service hereunder and the rates for services provided are subject to the orders of regulatory bodies having jurisdiction and to the Company's Tariff for Gas Service. Special Conditions In order to receive service under Rate 1, Customer must have the type of meter required by Compa Customer must pay Company all costs associated with the acquisition and installation of the meter. I MID-TEX DIVISION RRC Tariff No: ATMOS ENERGY CORPORATION RATE SCHEDULE: T— TRANSPORTATION ac EFFECTIVE DATE: Bills Rendered on or after 06101/2015 Application Applicable, in the event that Company has entered into a Transportation Agreement. to a customer directly connected to the Atmos Energy Corp., Mid -Tex Division Distribution System (Customer) for the transportation of all natural gas supplied by Customer or Customer's agent at one Point of Delivery for use in Customer's facility. Type of Service Where service of the type desired by Customer is not already available at the Point of Delivery, additional charges and special contract arrangements between Company and Customer may be required prior to service being furnished. Monthly Rate Customer's bill will be calculated by adding the following Customer and MMBtu charges to the amounts and quantities'due under the riders listed below: Customer Charge per Meter $ 700.00 per month First 0 MMBtu to 1 500 MMBtu $ 0.2937 per MMBtu Next 3,600 MMBtu $ 0.2151 per MMBtu A 11 MMBtu over 5,000 MMBtu $ 0.0461 per MMBtu Upstream Transportation Cost Recovery: Plus an amount for upstream transportation costs in accordance with Part (b) of Rider GCR. Retention Adjustment: Plus a quantity of gas as calculated in accordance with Rider RA. Franchise Fee Adjustment: Plus an amount for franchise fees calculated in accordance with Rider FF. Rider FF is only applicable to customers inside the corporate limits of any incorporated municipality. Tax Adjustment: Plus an amount for tax calculated in accordance with Rider TAX. Surcharges: Plus an amount for surcharges calculated in accordance with the applicable rider(s), Imbalance Fees All fees charged to Customer under this Rate Schedule will be charged based on the quantities determined under the applicable Transportation Agreement and quantities will not be aggregated for any Customer with multiple Transportation Agreements for the purposes of such fees. 101WINW01111111111 I meee, N e, Ael 4 1. at it! A C I I C�UUTTI IT911 M FU 10% of Customer's receipt quantifies for the month. MID-TEX DIVISION RATE SCHEDULE.- T — TRANSPORTATION ALL CUSTOMERS IN THE MID-TEX DIVISION EXCEPT T HE CITY OF APPLICABLE TO.- DALLAS AND UNINCORPORATED AREAS I '� r yBills Rendered on or after 06101/2015 0 9 AM"] Curtailment Overpull Fee Upon notification by Company of an event of curtailment or interruption of Customer's deliveries� Customer will, for each MMBtu delivered in excess of the stated level of curtailment or interruption, pay Company 200% of the midpoint price for the Katy point listed in Platts Gas Daily published for the applicable Gas Day in the table entitled "Daily Price Survey." Replacement Index In the event the "midpoinr or "common" price for the Katy point listed in Platts Gas Daily in the table entitled "Daily Price Survey" is no longer published, Company will calculate the applicable imbalance fees utilizing a daily price index recognized as authoritative by the natural gas industry and most closely approximating the applicable index. Agreement Notice Service hereunder and the rates for services provided are subject to the orders of regulatory bodies having jurisdiction and to the Company's Tariff for Gas Service. Special Conditions In order to receive service under Rate T, customer must have the type of meter required by Company. Customer must pay Company all costs associated with the acquisifion and installation of the meter. MID-TEX DIVISION WHOM Computation of Weather Normalization Adjustment The Weather Normalization Adjustment Factor shall be computed to the nearest one-hundredth cent per Ccf by the following formula: (HSFi x (NDD-ADD)) WNAFi Ri (BLi + (HSFi x ADD) Where i any particular Rate Schedule or billing classification within any such particular Rate Schedule that contains more than one billing classification WNAFi Weather Normalization Adjustment Factor for the ith rate schedule or classification expressed in cents per Ccf Ri Commodity Charge rate of temperature sensitive sales for the ith schedule or classification. HSFi = heat sensitive factor for the ith schedule or classification divided by the average bill -count in that class NDD = billing cycle normal heating degree days calculated as the simple ten-year average of actual heating degree days. ADD billing cycle actual heating degree days. Bli base load sales for the ith schedule or classification divided by the average bill count in that class The Weather Normalization Adjustment for the jth customer in ith rate schedule is computed as: WNAi = WNAF1 x 31 Where qij is the relevant sales quantity for the jth customer in ith rate schedule. WNA — WEATHER NORMALIZATION ADJUSTMENT I APPLICABLE TO: ALL CUSTOMERS IN THE MID-TEX DIVISION EXCEPT THE CITY OF L AS AND UNINCORPORATED AREAS EFFECTIVE IATE: Bills Rendered on or after 1110112015 WHOM Computation of Weather Normalization Adjustment The Weather Normalization Adjustment Factor shall be computed to the nearest one-hundredth cent per Ccf by the following formula: (HSFi x (NDD-ADD)) WNAFi Ri (BLi + (HSFi x ADD) Where i any particular Rate Schedule or billing classification within any such particular Rate Schedule that contains more than one billing classification WNAFi Weather Normalization Adjustment Factor for the ith rate schedule or classification expressed in cents per Ccf Ri Commodity Charge rate of temperature sensitive sales for the ith schedule or classification. HSFi = heat sensitive factor for the ith schedule or classification divided by the average bill -count in that class NDD = billing cycle normal heating degree days calculated as the simple ten-year average of actual heating degree days. ADD billing cycle actual heating degree days. Bli base load sales for the ith schedule or classification divided by the average bill count in that class The Weather Normalization Adjustment for the jth customer in ith rate schedule is computed as: WNAi = WNAF1 x 31 Where qij is the relevant sales quantity for the jth customer in ith rate schedule. MID-TEX DIVISION ATMOS ENERGY CORPORATION �, WNA —WEATHER NORMALIZATION ADJUSTMENT ALL CUSTOMERS IN THE MID-TEX DIVIS14IN EXCEPT THE CITY *F APPLICABLE TO: DALLAS AND UNINCORPORATED AREAS EFFECTIVE DATE: Bills Rendered on or after 11/0112015 Base use Base Use/Heat Use Factors Nammimm, Residential Commercial Base use Heat use Base use Heat use Weather Station Ccf Ccf/HDD Ccf Ccf/HDD Abilene 10.22 0.1404 98.80 0.6372 Austin 11.59 0.1443 213.62 0.7922 Dallas 14.12 0.2000 208.11 0.9085 Waco 9.74 0.1387 130.27 0.6351 Wichita 11.79 0.1476 122.35 0.5772 Falls Nammimm, Lo - It 0 (C� tl-: co m P"t 00 Ul) c PI- L C to c to C to to Cl) La Iq Cli LO Q oS 00 C, CIL co m Cl) IN f - q 0! Cl) LO CD *q . 'o m O tt7 h- IR q Iq to Iq q cyi R co a co co 00 Cl) Uv (0 cli co 't C11 LO a) 0) (0 co (D (a C14 V) w m 60). (a Go co 60 69 S9 M o -.*, -' a CN co N C) (R N C! N Q N CD CIS cq co Cli Pd C4 w Ir IT Lq C> �? LO a IT NCq cli cli V9 Hi KH 69 w to tf5 N3 Ir cli co to F4 C, C) Cli q Q CM C) Cli C) cq N cq ec3 R aD. v ll:� a Cli co W ca V En C) w) CJ LO to U'i N. w to to 0) M tr) Lf) 41 Cx 6i co a) to N eq C64 N N C11 (19 to 69 60 6-31 4fl V! H3 in 0 C7> 0 2 E a) 0 ry ED E w > 0 CL w P x w (D > 2 w c CL CL w 0 m x )2 L<L E T; o 75 h 0 0 -6 0— 0 0 a > i<, 42 - :LL 45 to M_ S, n C4 CW a x 0) x 4) co w -1 + cis x r- 41 WX b Z �; _3 V c �z cq .6 x -a 2 4a..# 7E r: a C%l V W 2 r- (D E + 0o + r 0 L) 0 .2 a 0- ®. ;E oo E m (D 0 =, x w a) 'A US t4..t6 6 E76 CL 0. CL M u- 0 EL o U) 0 CIJ cl yt U-) to - - - NM C-4 F4 NN C14 File Data: February 27, 2015 ATMOS ENERGY CORP.,.MID-TEX DIVISION SUMMARY PROOF OF REVENUE AT PROPOSED RATES - BASE. RATES TESTYFAR:ENDING DECEMBER 31, 2014 Lino Description: Total Reference, (a) (b) (c) Roto R 1 Rate Characeristics: 2 Cuslomercharge S 18.56 WP J-5 3 4 consumption Charge(SICd) S 0.09931 WP J•5 5 6 Rider GCRPanA S 15.52875 Schedule It '7 Rider GCR Pang: S 9.19703 Schedule). 8 9. : Wbg Unit. 11)- 10 Bib 17;642;640. WlxJ-1 Page 1 Cal (b) Ln 11 11 Total CCF 813193,470 WPJ-1 Pagel Col (b) Ln 12 13 Proposed Revenuer 14 CustometCharge $ 327,447,398 Ln2times Ln:10 1S Consumption: Charge 80.817;829 Ln 4 times Ln 11 16 Base Revenue S 408,265.226 Ln 14 plus Ln 15 17 Miler GCRPanA 430;293:297 Ln6 Ems Ln 18 Rider GCR Part: 8. 180.342.655. Ln 7 limes Ln. 11 19 SubWl 5 998,901,179 Sum Ln 16 through Ln IS 20 .Revenue Related Taxes 65:195,130 Ln 19 times WP_i.l excel coli G37 21 22: Total Proposed Revenue -Rate R: S. 7.085.096:310 Ln 19 plus. Ln 20 23 24 Notes. 1. See Billing Determinants Study for details. 25 2.: Customer charge without Rider CEE Rata C :1 Rate Characteristics_ 2 Customer Charge S 39.87 "WPvJ-5 3 4 ConsumplonCharge (VCcp S 0.08020 WP J•5: 5 5 Rider GCR Part 5 0:52875: Schedule 7 .Rider: GCR Part B S 9.14156 Schedule 8 9 BOline Units ll): 10 Big. 1,460280. WP_J-1Page i Col (b) Ln 11 11 Total CCF 541,288,613 WP_J-1: Page l Cal (I>) Ln 12. 12 13 Proposed. Revenue:. 14. Customer Charge S 58.221:364 Ln2Ems LnID 15 Consumption Charge 43:411:339 tn4 timasLn 17 16 Base Revenue 5 101,632,702 Ln 14 plus Ln 15 17 Rider GCR Pad A 286.206,301 Ln 6 gapes Ln 11 18 Rider GCR Part B 78.623:173 .. Ln 7 times Ln 11 19 Subtotal S 464,462,177 Sum Ln 16 through Ln 18 20 Revenue Related Taxes 30,778;955 Ln 19 times WP_S.1 excel call 037 21 22 Total Proposed Revenue. Rate 5 49S.241,131 Ln 19 plus Ln 2D 23 24 Notes: 1. See Billing Daterminants Study for details.. 25 2.. Customer charge without Rifer CEE Rata 167 1 Rate Charactenstes: 2 Customer Charge S 697,35 WP J-5 3. 4 61MRI ( MMSTU) :5 0.2937 WP J-5 5 Block 2(SIMMBTU) $ 0.2151 WP J-5 6 Block 3(SIMMSTU) S 9.0461 WP_J-S 7 8 9 10 11 12 Rider GCR PanA S 5.1635 Schedule H 13 Rider GCR Part :B S 0.3121 Schedule 14 15 16 Blltuw Units tit 17 Bills 9,852 WP J-1 Page 3 Cal (b) Ln 18 18 Stock 1 10,927,308 J-1 Page 3 Cot (b) Ln 19 19 Block 12;321.162 WP J-1 Page 3 Col (ti) Ln 20 20 Black 21;351.721. WP_J-1 Page 3 Cal(b)Ln 21 21 Total MMSTU 44.600,191 Ln 18+.Ln1S+Ln20 22 23 Salesvehnnes 1,899,515. WP -J4 24 25 .Proposed Reveraia: 26 Customercharge $ 6,870.292. Ln 2 times Ln 17 27. Bieck 1 3.209,350 Ln Blass Ln IS 28 :Stick2 2:850282 Ln58mas Ln 19 29 .Block 3 984214. Ln 6 times Ln 20 30. Base Revenue 5 13.714.239 Sum Ln 26. through Ln 25 31 Rkfer GCR: PanA 9,808;287 Ln 12 times Ln 23 32 Rider GCR Part 8. 13.920,301.. Ln 13 times Ln 21 33 Subtalal 3 37:442.826 Sum Ln 30 through Ln 32 34 Revenue Related Taxes 2.481259 Ln 33 times WP_5.1 excel cell G37 35 36 Total. Proposed Revenue- Rate 1ST 5...... 39,924,086 Ln 33 plus Ln 34 WP -4 Page t of I