Docket No. 050257-TL – Complaint of BellSouth Telecommunications, Inc. against Miami-Dade County for alleged operation of a telecommunications company in violation of Florida Statutes and Commission rules.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Florida Public Service Commission will hear Oral Argument in the above-referenced docket regarding the issues raised in this docket.  The issues to be argued include:

1.     Is Miami-Dade County operating as a telecommunications company at any County owned airports?

2.     If Miami-Dade County is operating as a telecommunications company, is it subject to the jurisdiction of the Commission?

3.     Is Miami-Dade County’s operation and provision of shared tenant services at Miami International Airport by the Miami-Dade Aviation Department exempt from the STS rules pursuant to applicable Florida Statutes and Commission rules?

4.     If no, should the Commission require Miami-Dade County obtain a certificate of public convenience and necessity as an STS provider?

Oral Argument will be held at the following place and time:  Tuesday, September 25, 2007, upon the completion of the Commission’s regularly scheduled Agenda Conference which is scheduled to begin at 9:30 a.m., Betty Easley Conference Center, Room 148, 4075 Esplanade Way, Tallahassee, Florida.

PURPOSE:  The purpose of this oral argument is to provide parties the opportunity to present argument regarding issues 1-4 as set forth in Order No. PSC-06-0326-PCO-TL, issued April 21, 2006.

Any person requiring some accommodation at this oral argument because of a physical impairment should call the Office of Commission Clerk, (850)413-6770 at least 48 hours prior to the oral argument.  Any person who is hearing or speech impaired, please contact the Florida Public Service Commission using the Florida Relay Service, which can be reached at 1(800)955-8771 (TDD).

JURISDICTION: This Commission is vested with jurisdiction over the subject matter of this proceeding by the provisions of Chapter 366, Florida Statutes. This proceeding will be governed by said Chapter as well as Chapter 120, Florida Statutes, and Chapters 25-6, 25-17, 25-22, and 28-106, Florida Administrative Code.

There is no agenda available for this proceeding.

For further information, please contact Adam J. Teitzman at (850)413-6199.