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Consent Agenda

Regular Agenda
 
9:30 a.m.
November 20, 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:
 
CA1. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC: (Docket No. UI 192) Application to enter into Conduit, Pole Attachment, and Optic Fiber Exchange of Rights Agreements with Portland General Distribution, LLC. (PGD), an Affiliated Interest.
Staff contact: Tom Riordan, (503) 378-3623
Service: None
Tariffs:
 
CA2. PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT: (Advice No. 01-027) Requests to increase the cash rebate offering on weatherization measures from twenty-five per-cent to thirty-five percent in Schedule 9, Residential Energy Efficiency program.
Effective date: November 21, 2001
Staff contact: Lynn Kittilson, (503) 378-6116

 
CA3. PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT: (Advice No. 01-029) Requests approval for revised distribution rates for Schedules 52 and 53 to reflect the impact of using the appropriate prior base rates in the calculation of the rate change for the approved prices.
Effective date: November 21, 2001
Staff contact: Jack Breen III, (503) 378-5942

 
CA4. NORTHWEST NATURAL: (Advice No. 01-23) Revises Schedule X, Distribution Facilities Extensions for Applicant-Requested Services and Mains, to clarify that any construction contribution payments will be grossed up for state and federal income tax effects.
Effective date: December 1, 2001
Staff contact: Reed Harris, (503) 378-3217

 
CA5. NORTHWEST NATURAL: (Advice No. 01-22) Requests to update the monthly rate levels for long-term interruptible incentive gas service for Schedule 55.
Effective date: December 1, 2001
Staff contact: Reed Harris, (503) 378-3217

 
CA6. CASCADE NATURAL GAS: (Advice No. O01-11-01) Consolidates certain rate adjustment schedules with the tariff's basic bundled rate schedules.
Effective date: December 1, 2001
Staff contact: Reed Harris, (503) 378-3217
 
CA7. NORTHWEST NATURAL: (Advice No. 01-24) Requests an extension of the term of Schedules 176 and 1B, Mist Expansion Schedule: Revision of Charges for Collection of Costs of Service Relating to Mist Storage Expansion.
Effective date: December 1, 2001
Staff contact: Ray Nuñez, (503) 373-7486
Deferred Accounting:
 
CA8. NORTHWEST NATURAL: (Docket No. UM 1043) Requests an order authorizing deferred accounting treatment.
Staff contact: Judy Johnson, (503) 378-6636
 
CA9. NORTHWEST NATURAL: (Docket No. UM 994) Requests reauthorization for deferral of Pipeline Safety Operator Qualifications Program compliance costs.
Staff contact: Judy Johnson, (503) 378-6636
 
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
 
Finance: None
Affiliated transactions: None
Service: None
Tariffs:
 
CA10. SPRINT/UNITED TELEPHONE COMPANY OF THE NORTHWEST: (Advice No. 542) Requests to add two new Sprint Solutions packages, Core Solution and Clear Solution, and revises some tariff language in an effort to standardize tariffs.
Effective date: November 28, 2001
Staff contact: Celeste Hari, (503) 378-6628

 
CA11. VERIZON NORTHWEST, INC.: (Advice No. 763) Requests a standard nonrecurring charge for supersedure orders from independent payphone providers.
Effective date: November 21, 2001
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165

 
CA12. VERIZON NORTHWEST, INC.: (Advice No. 764) Reintroduces Asynchronous Transfer Mode Service to Verizon's General Exchange tariff, PUC OR No. 18.
Effective date: December 1, 2001
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165

 
CA13. VERIZON NORTHWEST, INC.: (Advice No. SC6-01) Provides special contract arrangements between Verizon Northwest, Inc., and a confidential customer for Cyber DS1 Service.
Effective date: January 7, 2002
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
 
CA14. VERIZON NORTHWEST, INC.: (Advice No. 765) Reintroduces Asynchronous Transfer Mode Service to Verizon's Intrastate Access tariff, PUC OR No. 12.
Effective date: December 1, 2001
Staff contact: Janet Fairchild, (503) 373-7133
Other:
 
CA15. ANNUAL REPORTS: Revise the annual report forms due from telecommunications providers for years beginning in 2001.
Staff contact: Terry Lambeth, (503) 378-6123

 
WATER
 
Finance: None
Affiliated transactions: None
Service: None
Tariffs:
 
CA16. ODELL WATER COMPANY: (Advice No. 01-2) Adds Reconnection Charges (Rule No. 29) to the tariff.
Effective date: November 28, 2001
Staff contact: Renee Sloan, (503) 373-7871
Other:
 
CA17. MARINA WATER COMPANY: (Docket No. UP 181) Application for approval to sell Marina Water Company (Marina) to Lakeshore Water District (Lakeshore), wholly owned subsidiary of Ravin Group, LLC (Ravin).
Staff contact: Marion Anderson, (503) 378-4362
RULEMAKING
 
CA18. AR 430: Initiate a rulemaking to adopt the 2002 edition of the National Electrical Safety Code in place of the 1997 edition.
Staff contact: Bob Sipler, (503) 373-7451
RESIDENTIAL SERVICE PROTECTION FUND
 
OTHER BUSINESS
 
CA19. UM 779: Commission Determination of Late-Payment Rate and Interest Accrued on Customer Deposits.
Staff contact: Ming Peng, (503) 373-1123
e-mail: ming.peng@state.or.us