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Regular Agenda

Consent Agenda
 
 
9:30 a.m.
April 15, 2003
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: None
Tariffs:
 
 
1. PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT: (Docket No. UE 147/Advice No. 03-003) Requests a general rate increase in the company's Oregon annual base revenues of $57,909,063, or 7.4 percent overall.
Effective date: April 17, 2003
Staff contact: Ed Busch, (503) 378-6625

 
2. NORTHWEST NATURAL: (Advice No. 03-6) Revises Schedule 185 to apply a lump sum credit to Schedules 1,2,3, and 4 in May 2003 for revenues from interstate storage activities and adds a new schedule to provide for an additional lump sum credit for Oregon's share of revenues received from companies.
Effective date: May 1, 2003
Staff contact: Bonnie Tatom, (503) 378-8225
 
3. NORTHWEST NATURAL: (Advice No. 03-7) Requests approval of a special contract between Northwest Natural and SP Newsprint Co.
Effective date: May 1, 2003
Staff contact: Ray Nuñez, (503) 373-7486

 
Other: None
 
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
 
Finance: None
Affiliated transactions: None
Service: None
Tariffs: None
Other: None
 
WATER
 
Finance: None
Affiliated transactions: None
Service: None
Tariffs: None
 
RULEMAKING
 
4. AR 452: Adoption of rules to amend OAR Chapter 860, Divisions 021, 034, 036 and 037.
Contact: Michael Grant, (503) 378-6102
 
5. AR 453: Adoption of a rule requiring the full Commission as a quorum to approve major rate changes for electric or natural gas utilities (OAR 860-012-0040).
Contact: Kathryn Logan, (503) 378-2844
e-mail: kathryn.logan@state.or.us
Contact: Tom Barkin, (503) 378-6681
 
6. AR 455: Adoption of rules in OAR Chapter 860, Divisions 021, 032 and 034 for collecting PUC fee payments and statements due from telecommunications utilities and competitive providers.
Contact: Kathryn Logan, (503) 378-2844
 
7. AR 454: Adoption of OAR 860-032-0670 to Establish Procedures for Refunding Oregon Universal Service Surcharges to Pay Telephone Providers.
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.