PSC to Hold Public Hearings on Proposed Transmission Line from Madison to Waunakee

MADISON – The Public Service Commission of Wisconsin (PSC) will hold public hearings in Madison and Waunakee on February 3rd and 5th regarding American Transmission Company’s (ATC) application to construct a new transmission line in Dane County from North Madison to Waunakee.

Citizens are invited to provide testimony on ATC’s request to build approximately 8 miles of new 138 kilovolt transmission line from the North Madison substation in the town of Vienna to the Huiskamp substation in the town of Westport.

Public comments on ATC’s application will be included in the record the Commission will review to make a decision.  The Commission has the authority to approve, deny or modify the application.  Citizens are encouraged to attend one of the hearings, which are scheduled for:

Saturday, February 3rd
10:00 a.m.
Public Service Commission
Amnicon Falls Hearing Room – 1st floor
610 N. Whitney Way
Madison, WI    

Monday, February 5th
7:00 p.m.
Waunakee Village Center
333 South Madison Street
Waunakee, WI

If you cannot attend the public meetings, but would like to provide comments, you can do so on the PSC’s website at through February 5th.  Click on the Public Comments button and click on the case title. 

The hearing locations are accessible to people in wheelchairs.  Any person who needs additional accommodations to participate should contact Docket Coordinator, Vallerie Mellerop at 608-267-3597.  Documents associated with ATC’s applications can be viewed on the PSC’s Electronic Regulatory Filing System at  Type case numbers 137-CE-139 in the boxes provided on the PSC homepage, or click on the Electronic Regulatory Filing System button.