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Consent Agenda
 
Regular Agenda
 
9:30 a.m.
December 17, 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 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.
 
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
Finance: None
Affiliated transactions: None
Service: None
Tariffs:
CA1. SPRINT/UNITED TELEPHONE CO. OF THE NORTHWEST: (Advice No. OR02-27) Standardizes Term Discount Plans and Termination Liability Charges for ATM Service, Enhanced Frame Relay Service, and ISDN-PRI.
Effective date: December 18, 2002
Staff contact: David Sloan, (503) 378-6113
 
CA2. SPRINT/UNITED TELEPHONE CO. OF THE NORTHWEST: (Advice No. OR02-29) Adds a new Sprint Solutions Package, Sprint Personal Solution.
Effective date: December 18, 2002
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165

Budget of Expenditures:
 
CA3. VERIZON NORTHWEST INC.: Accept the Annual Budget of Expenditures for 2003.
Staff contact: Terry Lambeth, (503) 378-6123
 
CA4. SPRINT/UNITED TELEPHONE CO. OF THE NORTHWEST: Accept the Annual Budget of Expenditures for 2003.
Staff contact: Terry Lambeth, (503) 378-6123
 
CA5. CENTURYTEL OF EASTERN OREGON, INC., AND CENTURYTEL OF OREGON, INC.: Accept the Annual Budgets of Expenditures for 2003.
Staff contact: Terry Lambeth, (503) 378-6123

ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
Finance: None
Affiliated transactions: None
Service: None
Tariffs:
CA6. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC: (Advice No. 02-24) Implements updates to energy charges and resource valuation mechanism.
Effective date: January 1, 2003
Staff contact: Maury Galbraith, (503) 378-6667
 
CA7. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC: (Advice No. 02-25) Modifies low-income bill payment assistance.
Effective date: January 1, 2003
Staff contact: Lynn Kittilson, (503) 378-6116
 
CA8. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC: (Advice No. 02-26) Modifies adjustment schedules consistent with proposed changes to energy prices and the resource valuation mechanism.
Effective date: January 1, 2003
Staff contact: Janet Fairchild, (503) 373-7133
 
CA9. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC: (Advice No. 02-27) Decreases the customer deposit annual interest rate from two percent to one percent.
Effective date: January 1, 2003
Staff contact: Bill McNamee, (503) 378-6360
 
CA10. PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT: (Advice No. 02-028) Modifies low-income bill payment assistance.
Effective date: January 1, 2003
Staff contact: Lynn Kittilson, (503) 378-6116
 
CA11. NORTHWEST NATURAL: (Advice No. 02-18) Requests to update the monthly rate levels for long-term interruptible incentive gas service for Schedule 55.
Effective date: January 1, 2003
Staff contact: Reed Harris, (503) 378-3217
 
CA12. CASCADE NATURAL GAS: (Advice No. O02-12-01) Extends the Residential High Efficiency Equipment Rebate program through December 31, 2003.
Effective date: January 1, 2003
Staff contact: Reed Harris, (503) 378-3217

Other:
 
CA13. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC: Updates the company´s avoided cost information for the first quarter 2003.
Staff contact: Bill McNamee, (503) 378-6360

WATER
 
Finance: None
Affiliated transactions:
 
CA14. RUNNING Y UTILITY COMPANY: (Docket No. UI 206) Application for approval of a Management and Office Services Agreement with Running Y Resort, Inc.
Staff contact: Michael Dougherty, (503) 378-3623

Service: None
Tariffs: None
Sale of Property:
 
CA15. APACHE WATER COMPANY: (Docket No. UP 198) Application for approval to merge Apache Water Company and Agate Water Company.
Staff contact: Michael Dougherty, (503) 378-3623

RULEMAKING
 
RESIDENTIAL SERVICE PROTECTION FUND
 
OTHER BUSINESS