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PUBLIC NOTICE

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA
UTILITIES COMMISSION
RALEIGH

DOCKET NO. A-41, SUB 22
BEFORE THE NORTH CAROLINA UTILITIES COMMISSION
In the Matter of
Joint Application of Bald. Head Island
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Transportation, Inc., and Bald Head Island
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Ferry Transportation, LLC, for Approval of
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NOTICE TO CUSTOMERS
Transfer of Common Carrier Certificate to
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Bald Head Island Ferry Transportation, LLC,
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and Permission to Pledge Assets
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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on July 14, 2022, Bald Head Island Transportation, Inc. (BHIT), and Bald Head Island Ferry Transportation, LLC (BHIFT, and collectively with BHIT, the Applicants), a wholly owned subsidiary of Pelican Legacy
Holdings, LLC (Pelican), and managed by SharpVue Capital, LLC (collectively with
Pelican, SharpVue), filed an application pursuant to N.C. Gen. Stat. § 62-111 for approval (1) to transfer to BHIFT BHIT's Common Carrier Certificate, in order to operate
the passenger ferry transportation services to and from Bald Head Island and the tram
services on the island, and (2) for BHIFT or SharpVue to pledge assets and borrow/issue
debt pursuant to N.C. Gen. Stat.
§§ 62-160 and 62-161 as may be necessary to finance the transaction. The Applicants
also filed direct testimony and exhibits with the application.
The application, as well as prefiled testimony and exhibits of the parties, hearing transcripts, post-hearing briefs and proposed orders, may be viewed as they become available on the Commission's website at www.ncuc.net, by clicking on “Docket
Search” and typing in Docket No. A-41, Sub 22.
Notice is given that the public witness hearing on the application is scheduled for
Tuesday, November 1, 2022, at 7:00 p.m., in Courtroom 2, Brunswick County Courthouse, 310 Government Center Drive NE, Bolivia, North Carolina, 28422. The public
witness hearing will be conducted solely for the purpose of receiving the testimony
of public witnesses in accordance with Commission Rule R1-21(g). The Commission
reserves the right to limit testimony at the public witness hearing pursuant to Commission Rule R1-21(g)(5).
The hearing on the application will resume in Raleigh, North Carolina, beginning
at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 17, 2023, and continuing as necessary until conclusion, for the purpose of receiving expert witness testimony of the Applicants, the Public
Staff, and other intervenors. The hearing will be held in Commission Hearing Room
2115, Dobbs Building, 430 North Salisbury Street, Raleigh, North Carolina.
Persons having an interest and desiring to intervene in the matter as formal parties
of record may file their protests or interventions no later than Wednesday, November 30,
2022, and in accordance with Rules R1-5, R1-6, R1-7, and R1-19 of the Commission's
Rules and Regulations.
The Public Staff is authorized by statute to represent consumers in proceedings
before the Commission. Written statements to the Public Staff should include any information that the writers wish to be considered by the Public Staff in its investigation
of the matter. Such statements should be addressed to Mr. Christopher J. Ayers, Executive Director, Public Staff - NCUC, 4326 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, North Carolina
27699-4300.
The Attorney General is also authorized by statute to represent consumers in proceedings before the Commission. Statements to the Attorney General should be addressed to The Honorable Josh Stein, Attorney General, c/o Consumer Protection­
Utilities, 9001 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, North Carolina, 27699-9001. Written
statements may be emailed to utilityAGO@ncdoj.gov.
Persons desiring to present testimony for the record should appear at the hearing.
Persons desiring to send written statements to inform the Commission of their positions in the matter should address their statements to the North Carolina Utilities Commission, 4325 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, North Carolina 27699-4300 and reference
Docket No. A-41, Sub 22. However, such written statements cannot be considered competent evidence unless those persons appear at the hearing and testify concerning the
information contained in their written statements. Persons may also email the Commission a statement about the application via the Commission's website at www.ncuc.net/
contactus.html. In either case, consumer statements will be placed in Docket No. A-41,
Sub 22, and may be accessed by searching that docket number via the Commission's
website.
This the 24th day of August, 2022.
NORTH CAROLINA UTILITIES COMMISSION

Erica N. Green, Deputy Clerk

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