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Regular Agenda

Consent Agenda
 
9:30 a.m.
September 25, 2001
Main Hearing Room
550 Capitol St. NE
Salem, Oregon
 
The Commission will receive public comments after staff has presented its agenda items. Persons unable to attend the meeting may submit written comments about agenda items. Written comments must be received prior to the meeting in order to be considered by the Commission.
 
The staff analysis 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.
 
PUBLIC COMMENTS
 
CONSENT AGENDA
 
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
 
Finance: None
Affiliated transactions: None
Service:
Tariffs:
 
1. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC: (Advice No. 01-16) Requests approval of a supplemental service option currently offered as Schedule 52, Wind Resources and Salmon Habitat Projects Rider, until March 1, 2002.
Effective date: October 1, 2001
Staff contact: Rebecca Hathhorn, (503) 378-6665

 
2. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC: (Advice No. 01-17): Approval of a modification to Schedule 115, Low-income Assistance, in accordance with HB 3633.
Effective date: October 1, 2001
Staff contact: Rebecca Hathhorn, (503) 738-6665

 
3. PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT: (Advice No. 01-019) Approval of a modification to Schedule 91, Low-income Assistance, in accordance with HB 3633.
Effective date: October 1, 2001
Staff contact: Rebecca Hathhorn, (503) 378-6665

 
4. PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT: (Advice No. 01-015): Approval of the content of Portfolio Tariff Schedules 210 – Time of Day Supply Service, 211 – Renewable Blended Supply Service, 212 – Renewable Block Supply Service, 213 – Habitat Restoration Supply Service, and 214 – Market-based Supply Service (without prices).
Effective Date: March 1, 2002
Staff contact: Rebecca Hathhorn, (503) 378-6665

 
5. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC: (Advice No. 01-13) (1) Revises the company's Energy Efficiency Adjustment (commonly known as SAVE) for 2000 program activities, adjustments to previously authorized incentives, and adjustments to lost revenues earned in prior years based on ongoing evaluation efforts; and (2) incorporates changes to Schedule 101 as presented in the company's general rate case filing, Docket UE 115.
Effective date: October 1, 2001
Staff contact: Lynn Kittilson, (503) 378-6116

 
6. NW NATURAL: (Docket No. UM 1030/Advice No. 01-20) Implements cost recovery for a safety program in Schedule 177, Revision of Charges for Bare Steel Replacement Program.
Effective date: October 1, 2001
Staff contact: Bonnie Tatom, (503) 378-8225

 
7 AVISTA UTILITIES: (Docket No. UG 145/Advice No. 01-6-G) Reflects changes in the cost of purchased gas and technical adjustments resulting in a decrease of $112,000, or .14 percent.
Effective date: October 1, 2001
Staff contact: Ray Nuñez, (503) 373-7486
e-mail: ray.nunez@state.or.us
Staff contact: Ed Krantz, (503) 378-6117

 
8. AVISTA UTILITIES: (Docket No. UM 1032) Application for reauthorization of the PGA deferral mechanism.
Staff contact: Ed Krantz, (503) 378-6117

 
9. NW NATURAL: (Docket No. UG 144/Advice No. 01-18) Reflects the changes in the cost of purchased gas and technical adjustments resulting in an increase of $109,250,968, or 20.7 percent.
Effective date: October 1, 2001
Staff contact: Ray Nuñez, (503) 378-7486
Staff contact: Judy Johnson, (503) 378-6636
 
10. NW NATURAL: (Docket No. UM 1033) Application for reauthorization of the PGA deferral mechanism.
Staff contact: Judy Johnson, (503) 378-6636

11. NW NATURAL: (Advice No. 01-19) Updates the monthly rate levels for long-term interruptible gas service for Schedule 55.
Effective date: October 1, 2001
Staff contact: Reed Harris, (503) 378-3217
 
 
12. CASCADE NATURAL GAS: (Docket No. UG 146/Advice No. O01-08-01) Reflects changes in the cost of purchased gas and technical adjustments resulting in an increase of $3,138,549, or 5.7 percent.
Effective date: October 1, 2001
Staff contact: Reed Harris, (503) 378-3217
Staff contact: Judy Johnson, (503) 378-6636
 
13. CASCADE NATURAL GAS: (Docket No. UM 1031) Authorization of the PGA deferral mechanism.
Staff contact: Judy Johnson, (503) 378-6636

Sale of Property:
 
14. PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT: (Docket No. UP 187) Request for approval of the sale and transfer of electric properties at Hermiston, Oregon.
Staff contact: Tom Riordan, (503) 378-3623

Other: None
 
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
 
Finance: None
Affiliated transactions: None
Service: None
Tariffs: None
Other:
 
15. WORLDCOM/AT&T: (Docket No. DR 29) Petition for Declaratory Ruling concerning posting service quality information on the PUC Website.
Staff contact: Woody Birko, (503) 378-6122
WATER
 
Finance: None
Affiliated transactions: None
Service: None
Tariffs: None
Other: None
 
RULEMAKING
 
16. AR 413: Request to adopt emergency water service rules.
Staff contact: Mike Myers, (503) 378-6164
 
17. AR 425: Request to open a rulemaking proceeding to adopt permanent water service rules.
Staff contact: Mike Myers, (503) 378-6164
 
RESIDENTIAL SERVICE PROTECTION FUND
 
OTHER BUSINESS
 
PUBLIC POLICY DISCUSSION
 
EXECUTIVE SESSION Pursuant to ORS 192.660(1)(h), executive sessions are closed to members of the public, except the news media.