Details for Public Notice NOTICE OF

Public Notice NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING FOR FRONTIER COMMUNICATIONS CUSTOMERS MPUC DOCKET NO. P407, 405/CI-18-122 OAH DOCKET NO. 19-2500-35222 The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (MPUC) issued an Order on April 26, 2018 initiating an investigation under Minnesota Statutes Section 237.081. The investigation concerns whether Frontier Communications of Minnesota, Inc. and Citizens Telecommunications Company of Minnesota, LLC, (collectively "Frontier") are or have been in violation of any applicable service quality, customer service, or billing practices relating to telephone services provided by Frontier that are within the jurisdiction of the MPUC. Public Hearings The Order provides that public hearings be conducted by the Office of Administrative Hearings. Public hearings will be presided over by Administrative Law Judge Jeffery Oxley. Anyone may attend and participate in the public hearings by providing comments. You do not need to be represented by an attorney in order to participate in the public hearings. You are invited to comment on adequacy and service quality, customer service, and billing practices concerning telephone services provided by Frontier. Public hearings are scheduled as follows: Ely, Minnesota September 4, 2018 6:00 pm Vermilion Community College 1900 East Camp Street Ely, MN 55731 Slayton, Minnesota September 25, 2018 6:00 pm Slayton Public Library 2451 Broadway Slayton, MN 56172 Lakeville, Minnesota September 26, 2018 2:00 pm and 6:00 pm Lakeville Heritage Center 20110 Holyoke Avenue Lakeville, MN 55044 McGregor, Minnesota September 5, 2018 6:00 pm McGregor Community Center 41442 State Hwy 65 McGregor, MN 55760 Wyoming, Minnesota September 12, 2018 6:00 pm Wyoming City Hall 26885 Forest Blvd. Wyoming, MN 55092 Public notice of the hearing dates, times, and locations will be published in local newspapers in our service area. Submit Written Comments Comment Period Comments will be accepted through October 3, 2018, at 4:30 p.m. Comments must be received by 4:30 p.m. on the close date Comments received after the comment period closes may not be considered Online Visit, select Speak Up! to find this docket (18-122), and add your comments to the discussion. Email: Comments can be emailed to For eFiling: Visit, select eFiling, and follow the prompts. U.S. Mail Minnesota Public Utilities Commission 121 7th Place East, Suite 350 St. Paul, MN 55101 Written comments should include the MPUC Docket Number P407,405/CI-18-122 1. Your name 2. Any comments you would like to make regarding the docket. Important: Comments will be made available to the public on the MPUC'swebsite, except in limited circumstances consistent with the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act. The MPUC does not edit or delete personally identifying information from submissions. Questions About the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission's review process? Consumer Affairs Office 121 7th Place East Suite 350 St Paul MN 55101 651-296-0406 or 800-657-3782 Accommodations If any reasonable accommodation is needed to enable you to fully participate in these meetings (e.g., sign language or large print material), please contact the Office of Administrative Hearings at (651) 361-7900 (voice) (651) 361-7878 (TTY) at least one week in advance of the meeting. 8/4/18 CNS-3157222# INTERNATIONAL FALLS JOURNAL The Journal August 4th, 2018