Opinions and Decisions of the Railroad Commission Volume 18
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1917 Excerpt: ...provide a modern station building with sanitary inside toilets and a shelter shed for summer traffic at Fox Lake, which shall be adequate for the passenger traffic, and construct a suitable platform and runway for handling heavy freight, plans to be submitted to the Commission for approval. June 1, 1917, is considered a reasonable date at which the improvements herein ordered shall be completed. IN RE APPLICATION OF THE EASTERN WISCONSIN RAILWAY AND LIGHT COMPANY FOR AUTHORITY TO ESTABLISH A MINIMUM CHARGE FOR ELECTRIC POWER SERVICE. Decided Dec. 5, 1916. As the application of a minimum charge usually results in increasing the bills of some consumers, the establishment of such a charge falls within the provisions of sec. 1797m-105, which provides that no rale may be increased or discontinued until a hearing has been held and the proposed change approved by the Commission. Through an error applicant's minimum charge for electric power service was never filed with the Commission. Held: That the charge which applicant seeks to have put in effect is reasonable. Applicant authorized to put in effect the minimum charge applied for. The application in this matter, filed October 9, 1916, states that through an error the minimum charge for electric power service in Fond du Lac, established by the company, has never been filed with the Commission; therefore authority is asked to put into legal effect the following minimum monthly charge for electric power service: $1.00 per h. p. for the first 2 h. p., and S0.50 for each additional h. p. For users of power between 7 a. m. and 4 p. m., and 10 p. m. and 7 a. m. only, the above minimum charge will be reduced 50 per cent. The company states that the amount of the minimum charge is determined by the rating indicated on th...