News Release

How to Participate in July 9, 2024 and July 10, 2024 Open Meetings

Phoenix, Ariz. –  Arizona residents are encouraged to participate by providing public comment in the upcoming Open Meeting of the Arizona Corporation Commission scheduled for Tuesday, July 9, 2024 and July 10, 2024.  There are several items on the agenda, including Global Water-Palo Verde Utilities Company, Inc.’s proposal of a Temporary Bill Credit (SW-2445A-24-0090) and Arizona Water Company rate case (W-01445A-22-0286).  The Commissioners will only hear public comment during the hearing from those who submit requests prior to the beginning of the meeting at 10:00 AM.

 Members of the public who plan to attend the hearing have several options:

  1.  In-person
  2. Over the phone:  Please dial 1-877-309-3457  Passcode: 801972877##       Phone lines are available up to 30 minutes before every Open Meeting
  1. Video Conferencing using a WebEx link
  2. Watching live stream video of the hearing at http://www.azcc.gov/live

Public input is welcome and oftentimes informative to the Commission.  Members of the public who would like to speak on the matter during the hearing must submit a “Request to Speak” BEFORE the start of the hearing.

Registered members of the public can provide comment during the meeting either in-person, telephonically, or through video conferencing.  There are TWO options to submit a “Request to Speak":

  1. In-person – on the day of the Open Meeting members may sign up to speak at a kiosk placed outside of the hearing room.
  1.  Online at https://efiling.azcc.gov/cases

- In the section “Request to Speak at Open Meetings, click one of the options

- Click on the hearing date 07/9/2024 10:00 AM  or  07/10/2024 10:00 AM

- Click on agenda item number you wish to speak on

- Complete request form, then click on the green “submit” tab.

- User Guide can be found at https://azcc.gov/news/2024/03/20/request-to-speak-or-comment-user-guide

The Chairman will have access to the list of submitted requests and will call persons to speak at the appropriate time.  Each speaker will be provided three minutes for public comment.  The Chairman has sole discretion in calling on persons to speak and may ask persons with similar comments to designate a representative to speak on their behalf.  If so, the representative of the group will be provided five minutes for public comment.

Those who need further assistance may contact our Customer Services representatives at (602) 542-4251.

Arizona Corporation Commission

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Phoenix, AZ 85007

 

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Phoenix, AZ 85007

 

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