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Consent Agenda

Regular Agenda
 
 
9:30 a.m.
July 10, 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. NORTHWEST NATURAL: (Advice No. 01-11) Creates a rider to Schedule 10, "Seasonal Swing and Off-Peak Firm Service," designed to accommodate off-peak service to customers that use natural gas to fuel customer-owned standby generators that have been interconnected to the electric system grid for remote dispatch of electric power.
Effective date: July 11, 2001
Staff contact: Reed Harris, (503) 378-3217
 
CA2. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC: (Advice No. 01-10) Opens the opportunity for qualifying Schedule 37 and 38 customers to participate in the Demand Buy Back Program Rider.
Effective date: July 11, 2001
Staff contact: Stefan Brown, (503) 373-7946
 
CA3. PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT: (Advice No. 01-013) Makes changes to Rules 9, 10, and 11 to better reflect the action the company will take when a customer or applicant makes a payment that is subsequently dishonored by their financial institution.
Effective date: July 11, 2001
Staff contact: Deborah Garcia, (503) 378-6688
 
CA4. PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT: (Advice No. 01-016) Extends the review date for changes in system benefits charge requirements from June 30, 2001, to June 30, 2002.
Effective date: July 11, 2001
Staff contact: Judy Johnson, (503) 378-6636
Budget of Expenditures:
 
CA5. PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT: Review of the company's Budget of Expenditures.
Staff contact: Judy Johnson, (503) 378-6636
Other:
 
CA6. CASCADE NATURAL GAS: (Docket Nos. UM 903/AR 357) Spring 2001 earnings review.
Staff contact: Ed Krantz, (503) 378-6117
 
CA7. NORTHWEST NATURAL: (Docket Nos. UM 903/AR 357) Spring 2001 earnings review.
Staff contact: Judy Johnson, (503) 378-6636
 
CA8. AVISTA UTILITIES: (Docket Nos. UM 903/AR 357) Spring 2001 earnings review.
Staff contact: Ed Krantz, (503) 378-6117
 
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
 
Finance: None
Affiliated transactions: None
Service: None
Tariffs:
 
CA9. OREGON EXCHANGE CARRIER ASSOCIATION: (Advice No. 76) Revises the Oregon Customer Access Plan (OCAP) pooled rates for CCL and the OCAF rate to reflect 2001 costs and demand.
Effective date: July 20, 2001
Staff contact: Cynthia VanLanduyt, (503) 378-6638
 
CA10. OREGON EXCHANGE CARRIER ASSOCIATION: (Advice No. 77) Updates demand and cost information to estimated 2001 levels and reflects the implementation of the Data Distribution Center (DDC) for use in billing intrastate intraLATA terminating access charges.
Effective date: July 20, 2001
Staff contact: Cynthia VanLanduyt, (503) 378-6638
 
CA11. SPRINT/UNITED TELEPHONE COMPANY OF THE NORTHWEST: (Advice No. 529) Adds Selective Call Acceptance as a new service offering.
Effective date: July 11, 2001
Staff contact: David Sloan, (503) 378-6113
 
CA12. SPRINT/UNITED TELEPHONE COMPANY OF THE NORTHWEST: (Advice No. 530) Establishes a new promotion for residence customers who are new subscribers to ExpressTouch Service of Caller Identifi-cation- Name and Number where the first monthly recurring rate for the service will be waived during the promotional period July 16, 2001, through September 23, 2001.
Effective date: July 16, 2001
Staff contact: David Sloan, (503) 378-6113
 
CA 13. VERIZON NORTHWEST, INC.: (Advice No. 748) Changes the company name to Verizon Northwest, Inc., in PUC OR No. 15.
Effective date: July 11, 2001
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
 
CA14. VERIZON NORTHWEST, INC.: (Advice No. 749) Changes the company name to Verizon Northwest, Inc., in PUC OR No. 10.
Effective date: July 11, 2001
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
 
CA15. VERIZON NORTHWEST, INC.: (Advice No. 750) Changes the company name to Verizon Northwest, Inc., in PUC OR No. 14.
Effective date: July 11, 2001
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
 
CA16. VERIZON NORTHWEST, INC.: (Advice No. 751) Changes the company name to Verizon Northwest, Inc., in PUC OR No. 9.
Effective date: July 25, 2001
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
Other:
 
CA17. TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMPETITIVE PROVIDERS: Request for Commission orders to cancel certificates to provide telecommunica-tions service in Oregon of competitive providers who: 1) have not paid revenue fees; 2) have paid less than the required revenue fees; 3) have not paid Oregon Universal Service Fund fees; or 4) cannot be located.
Staff contact: Lois Meerdink, (503) 378-8959
WATER
 
Finance: None
Affiliated transactions: None
Service: None
Tariffs:
 
CA18. AVION WATER COMPANY: (Advice No. 01-6) Deletes the requirement for the company to rebate systems development charges to developers.
Effective date: July 15, 2001
Staff contact: Kathy Miller, (503) 373-1003
 
RULEMAKING
 
RESIDENTIAL SERVICE PROTECTION FUND
 
OTHER BUSINESS