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Consent Agenda
 
Regular Agenda
 
 
9:30 a.m.
June 18, 2002
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.
 
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
Finance: None
Affiliated transactions:
CA1. VERIZON NORTHWEST INC.: (Docket No. UI 93 (36)) Supplemental application for approval of a contract with AG Communications Systems Corporation (AGCS) for a pooled software purchase agreement.
Staff contact: Marion Anderson, (503) 378-4362

 
CA2. VERIZON NORTHWEST INC.: (Docket No. UI 93 (37)) Supplemental application for approval of a contract with AG Communications Systems Corporation (AGCS) for a GTD-5 switching agreement.
Staff contact: Marion Anderson, (503) 378-4362
 
Service: None
Tariffs:
CA3. VERIZON NORTHWEST INC.: (Advice No. 785) Adds Inter-Switch Voice Messaging (ISVM) to the local tariff.
Effective date: June 19, 2002
Staff contact: David Sloan, (503) 378-6113

 
CA4. VERIZON NORTHWEST INC.: (Advice No. SC02-03) Makes special contract arrangements between Verizon Northwest Inc. and Yamhill County Communications for data base management.
Effective date June 30, 2002
Staff contact: David Sloan, (503) 378-6113
 
 
CA5. CENTURYTEL OF OREGON, INC.: (Advice No. 236) Offers customers payment arrangements for deposits and nonrecurring charges in four equal installments.
Effective date: July 6, 2002
Staff contact: David Sloan, (503) 378-6113

 
CA6. VERIZON NORTHWEST INC.: (Advice No. 786) Adds language to clarify conditions under which customers of CentraNet may retain assigned blocks of numbers.
Effective date: June 19, 2002
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165

 
CA7. SPRINT/UNITED TELEPHONE CO. OF THE NORTHWEST: (Advice No. 553) Clarifies the proper application of Local Area Data Service (LADS).
Effective date: June 19, 2002
Staff contact: Celeste Hari, (503) 378-6628

 
CA8. OREGON EXCHANGE CARRIER ASSN.: (Advice No. 79) Updates the Switching, Transport, Special Access and Billing & Collection rates to reflect 2002 costs and demand for participating telecommunications companies.
Effective date: July 1, 2002
Staff contact: Cynthia VanLanduyt, (503) 378-6638

 
CA9. OREGON EXCHANGE CARRIER ASSN.: (Advice No. 80) Updates the Carrier Common Line (CCL) and Oregon Customer Access Fund (OCAF) surcharge rates to reflect 2002 costs and demand for participating telecommunications companies.
Effective date: July 1, 2002
Staff contact: Cynthia VanLanduyt, (503) 378-6638

 
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
Finance: None
Affiliated transactions: None
Service: None
Tariffs:
CA10. MOVED to Regular Agenda
 
CA11. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC: (Advice No. 2002-S1) Requests approval of steam contract with B&G Farms, Inc.
Effective date: July 1, 2002
Staff contact: Bill McNamee, (503) 378-6360

 
CA12. PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT: (Advice No. 02-016) Requests approval of a housekeeping change in Rule 11 – Discontinuance of Service.
Effective date: June 19, 2002
Staff contact: Bill McNamee, (503) 378-6360

 
CA13. PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT: (Advice No. 02-018) Requests approval of a housekeeping change to remove tariff sheets pertaining to expired special contracts.
Effective date: June 19, 2002
Staff contract: Bill McNamee, (503) 378-6360

 
CA14. PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT: (Advice No. 02-015) Proposes tariff changes in accordance with the company´s Alternative Form of Regulation.
Effective date: June 19, 2002
Staff contact: Judy Johnson, (503) 378-6636

 
CA15. PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT: (Advice No. 02-017) Removes obsolete Schedule 2020.
Effective date: June 19, 2002
Staff contact: Janet Fairchild, (503) 373-7133

 
CA16. NORTHWEST NATURAL: (Advice No. 02-8) Requests to update the monthly rate levels for long-term interruptible incentive gas service for Schedule 55.
Effective date: July 1, 2002
Staff contact: Reed Harris, (503) 378-3217
Deferred accounting:
 
 
CA17. IDAHO POWER COMPANY: (Docket No. UM 595) Requests reauthorization to defer conservation program costs.
Staff contact: Ed Krantz, (503) 378-6117

 
CA18. AVISTA UTILITIES: (Docket No. UM 734) Requests reauthorization to defer certain costs associated with demand-side management programs.
Staff contact: Ed Krantz, (503) 378-6117

 
CA19. PACIFICORP: (Docket No. UM 564) Requests reauthorization to defer certain costs associated with conservation programs.
Staff contact: Ed Krantz, (503) 378-6117

 
CA20. CASCADE NATURAL GAS: (Docket No. UM 605) Requests reauthorization to defer certain costs associated with demand-side management programs.
Staff contact: Ed Krantz, (503) 378-6117

 
CA21. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC: (Docket Nos. UM 784 and UM 1039) Requests reauthorization to defer certain costs associated with the company´s energy efficiency programs and the 15-month power cost adjustment.
Staff contact: Ed Krantz, (503) 378-6117

 
CA22. NORTHWEST NATURAL: (Docket No. UM 632) Requests reauthorization to defer certain costs associated with demand-side management programs.
Staff contact: Ed Krantz, (503) 378-6117
 
Other:
CA23. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC: Updates the Company´s avoided cost information for the third quarter 2002.
Staff contact: Bill McNamee, (503) 378-6360

 
CA24. NORTHWEST NATURAL: (Docket No. UP 192) Requests Approval of Sale of the Company´s Vancouver District Office and Service Center and an Order Prescribing Accounting Treatment of the Associated Gain.
Staff contact: Bryan Conway, (503) 378-6200

 
CA25. MICROCLIMATES: (Docket No. UM 1051) Heating and Cooling Services Agreement by and among MicroClimates, LDP Beaverton LLC, and Beaverton-The Round Owners Association, Inc.
Staff contact: Bill McNamee, (503) 378-6360

 
WATER
Finance: None
Affiliated transactions:
CA26. ILLAHE ESTATES WATER SYSTEM, INC.: (Docket No. UI 194) Application for approval of a management contract with Salem Development, Inc.
Staff contact: Tom Riordan, (503) 378-3623
 
 
CA27. WAGON WHEEL WATER COMPANY, INC.: (Docket No. UI 203) Application for approval of construction services by Paul Rugloski Construction.
Staff contact: Tom Riordan, (503) 378-3623
Service: None
Tariffs: None
Other:
CA28. FIRST ON THE HILL WATER COMPANY: Request the Commission to order water company owner to provide documentation supporting a claim on surplus funds.
Staff contact: Kathy Miller, (503) 373-1003
 
 
RULEMAKING
 
 
RESIDENTIAL SERVICE PROTECTION FUND
 
 
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