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Regular Agenda
 

Consent Agenda
 
 
9:30 a.m.
March 5, 2002
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
 
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
 
Finance: None
Affiliated transactions: None
Service: None
Tariffs:
 
1. QWEST CORPORATION: (Advice No. C1-2001) Provides special contract arrangements between Qwest Corporation and a confidential customer for ISDN Primary Rate Interface.
Effective date: March 17, 2002
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165

Other: None
 
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
 
Finance: None
Affiliated transactions: None
Service: None
Tariffs:
 
2. PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT COMPANY: (Docket No. UE 135/Advice No. 02-003) Requests approval for recovery of SB 1149 implementation costs.
Effective date: March 6, 2002
Staff contact: Judy Johnson, (503) 378-6636
 
3. AVISTA UTILITIES: (Advice No. 01-8-G) Proposes continuation of the Natural Gas Benchmark Mechanism.
Effective date: April 1, 2002
Staff contact: Ray Nuñez, (503) 373-7486

 
4. CASCADE NATURAL GAS: (Advice No. O02-02-01) Proposes a new rebate program for purchase and installation of a high-efficiency natural gas furnace and/or water heater.
Effective date: March 18, 2002
Staff contact: Reed Harris, (503) 378-3217

Other: None
 
WATER
 
Finance: None
Affiliated transactions: None
Service: None
Tariffs:
 
5. CLINE BUTTE UTILITY CO.: (Docket No. UW 85/Advice No. 02-1) Requests a general rate increase in the amount of $91,808, or 24.8%.
Effective date: March 15, 2002
Staff contact: Kathy Miller, (503) 373-1003

UTILITY
 
CA5. PUC FEES FOR COLLECTION YEAR 2002: (Docket No. UM 1012) Requests an order to continue the annual gross revenue fee level for gas and water utilities at 2.5 mills and sets the utility fee rate for each electric utility based on kilowatt-hours delivered to retail electric customers in 2001.
Staff contact: Vikie Bailey-Goggins, (503) 378-6366
Staff contact: Ed Busch, (503) 378-6625

RULEMAKING
 
6. Docket AR 426: Requests permanent adoption of the Division OAR 038 rules necessary to implement House Bill 3633. Staff Contact: Michael Grant, (503) 378-6102
 
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.