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Consent Agenda
 

Regular Agenda
 
9:00 a.m.
April 17, 2001
Main Hearing Room
550 Capitol St. NE
Salem, Oregon
 
Staff has informed the Commission that the items appearing on this consent agenda are not disputed. Staff and the companies have no disagreement with the proposals. No members of the public have expressed interest in these items.
 
To provide more time to discuss controversial or disputed issues, the Commission will consider the items on the consent agenda together at the beginning of the public meeting. If a member of the public requests to be heard on one of these items, the Commission will remove the item from the consent agenda and consider that item individually.
 
The staff analysts and recommendations are available on request from the Commission office and on PUC’s Web site (http://www.puc.state.or.us). The staff memoranda are generally available on the Thursday prior to the public meeting. Additional copies will also be available at the meeting.
 
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
Finance: None
Affiliated transactions: None
Service: None
Tariffs:
 
CA1. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY: (Advice No. 01-4) Adds a volume financing option for customers who wish to purchase large quantities of CFL bulbs and fixtures.
Effective date: April 18, 2001
Staff contact: Lynn Kittilson, (503) 378-6116
 
CA2. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY: (Advice No. 01-5) Implements a new Schedule 231, Energy Efficiency Short-Term Incentive, that provides an additional incentive to nonresidential customers to install energy efficiency measures offered under Options 1, 2, 3, and 8 of Schedule 232, Nonresidential Energy Efficiency, by December 31, 2001.
Effective date: April 18, 2001
Staff contact: Lynn Kittilson, (503) 378-6116
 
CA3. NORTHWEST NATURAL: (Advice No. 01-4) Revises Schedule 15 to: (1) add charges for rotary meters; and (2) incorporate additional meter-related services and associated charges.
Effective date: April 18, 2001
Staff contact: Reed Harris, (503) 378-3217
 
CA4. NORTHWEST NATURAL: (Advice No. 01-5) Updates the monthly rate levels for long-term interruptible gas service for Schedule 55.
Effective date: May 1, 2001
Staff contact: Reed Harris, (503) 378-3217
Other:
CA5. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY: (Docket No. UP 185) Application for approval of the sale of the Hawthorne substation property to James Trofembaum.
Staff contact: Tom Riordan, (503) 378-3623
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
 
Finance: None
Affiliated transactions: None
Service: None
Tariffs:
 
CA6. BEAVER CREEK COOPERATIVE TELEPHONE CO.: (Advice No. 74) Revises the Intrastate Access Tariff special access rates based on 2001 cost and demand data and UM 384 calculations.
Effective date: May 1, 2001
Staff contact: Cynthia Van Landuyt, (503) 378-6638
 
CA7. SPRINT/UNITED TELEPHONE COMPANY OF THE NORTHWEST: (Advice No. 523) Revises the existing jurisdictional report requirements and allows the use of company-developed Percent Interstate Usage (PIU) factors.
Effective date: April 18, 2001
Staff contact: Pam Fink, (503) 373-7133
 
CA8. SPRINT/UNITED TELEPHONE COMPANY OF THE NORTHWEST: (Advice No. 522) Adds language to Integrated Services Digital Network – Basic Rate Interface Service (ISDN-BRI) that allowed customers to waive the termination liability commitment of reimbursing discounted nonrecurring charges when they upgrade to a next generation of service.
Effective date: April 18, 2001
Staff contact: Celeste Hari, (503) 378-6628
 
CA9. CENTYURYTEL OF OREGON, INC.: (Advice No. 225) Establishes a promotion for the period May 1, 2001, through June 15, 2001, which will waive the nonrecurring charge for additional lines.
Effective date: May 1, 2001
Staff contact: Celeste Hari, (503) 378-6628
 
CA10. VERIZON NORTHWEST, INC.: (Advice No. SC1-01) Provides special contract arrangements between Verizon Northwest, Inc., and a confidential customer to provide Fiberlink Service.
Effective date: May 1, 2001
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
 
CA11. VERIZON NORTHWEST, INC.: (Advice No. 739) Resolves the issue of reserved numbers in DID blocks.
Effective date: May 1, 2001
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
 
CA12. VERIZON NORTHWEST, INC.: (Advice No. 740) Establishes a promotion for WorkSmart Deluxe from April 30, 2001, through June 30, 2001, that provides a flat rate of $12 per month on a one-year term commitment, combined with a Voice Mail Deluxe offer of $15 per month will result in a saving of $5.94, and, additionally, a multi-function phone will be available to subscribers at no charge.
Effective date: April 30, 2001
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
Other:
CA13. TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMPETITIVE PROVIDERS: Request for Commission orders to cancel certificates to provide telecommunications service in Oregon of competitive providers who have not responded to Commission requests for information.
Staff contact: Lois Meerdink, (503) 378-8959
  

WATER
 
Finance: None
Affiliated transactions: None
Service: None
Tariffs: None
 
RULEMAKING
 
CA14. AR 402: Adoption of revisions to OAR 860-034-0350 to include telecommunications cooperatives.
Staff contact: Terry Lambeth, (503) 378-6123
 
CA15. AR 409: Adoption of revisions to the exemptions in OARs 860-021-0000, 860-022-0000, 860-023-0000, 860-026-0000, and 860-027-0000 to include electric service suppliers and competitive telecommunications providers.Staff contact: Terry Lambeth, (503) 378-6123
RESIDENTIAL SERVICE PROTECTION FUND
 
 
OTHER BUSINESS