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Regular Agenda


Consent Agenda
 
9:30 a.m.
July 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:
 
1. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC: (Docket No. UI 195 (1)) Application for approval to extend a secured loan to Portland Energy Solutions, LLC.
Staff contact: Michael Dougherty, (503) 378-3623
Service:
 
2. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC: (Docket No. UM 1004) Service Quality Measures (SQMs) Performance Reporting for 2002 as required in UM 814 per OPUC Order 97-196, and as it relates to the performance levels set for 2002 at the OPUC Public Meeting of December 3, 2001.
Staff contact: Bob Sipler, (503) 373-7451
Staff contact: Clark Jackson, (503) 373-1827
Tariffs: None
Other: None
 
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
 
Finance: None
Affiliated transactions: None
Service: None
Tariffs/Other:
 
3. OREGON UNIVERSAL SERVICE EXPANSION: (Docket No. UM 1017) Expands the Oregon Universal Service (OUS) program to include support for basic telephone services of rural incumbent local exchange carriers pursuant to Order 93-082.
Effective date: August 1, 2003
Staff contact: Tom Turner, (503) 378-6730
 
4. OREGON UNIVERSAL SERVICE SURCHARGE:(Docket No. UM 731) Increases the Oregon Universal Service (OUS) surcharge and contribution rates to support the expansion of the OUS program to include the service areas of rural incumbent local exchange carriers.
Effective date: October 1, 2003
Staff contact: Tom Turner, (503) 378-6730
 
5. OREGON EXCHANGE CARRIER ASSN.: (Advice No. 82) Updates the carrier common line charge for 2003 cost and demand and reflects changes to the Oregon Customer Access Plan as ordered in UM 1017, Order No. 03-082.
Effective date: August 1, 2003
Staff contact: Cynthia VanLanduyt, (503) 378-6638
 
6. OREGON EXCHANGE CARRIER ASSN.: (Advice No. 83) Updates the traffic sensitive special access and billing and collection for 2003 cost and demand and reflects changes to the Oregon Customer Access Plan as ordered in UM 1017, Order No. 03-082.
Effective date: August 1, 2003
Staff contact: Cynthia VanLanduyt, (503) 378-6638
 
7. SPRINT/UNITED TELEPHONE CO OF THE NORTHWEST: (Advice No. OR03-09) Revises Sprint/United's Carrier Common Line rates in compliance with the rate rebalancing provisions in Docket No. UM 1017 which expands the Oregon Universal Service Fund.
Staff contact: Cynthia VanLanduyt, (503) 378-6638
 
8. BEAVER CREEK COOPERATIVE TELEPHONE CO.: (Advice No. 77) Revises Beaver Creek's intrastate switched and special access rates to reflect 2003 cost and demand.
Effective date: August 1, 2003
Staff contact: Cynthia VanLanduyt, (503) 378-6638
 
9. OREGON UNIVERSAL SERVICE (OUS): Presentation to the Commissioners from the OUS Board Members. Informational Only.
Staff contact: Cynthia VanLanduyt, (503) 378-6638
 
9A. Added
SPRINT/UNITED TELEPHONE CO. OF THE NORTHWEST:
(Advice No. OR03-10) Makes text changes to the Sprint Privacy ID tariff.
Effective date: August 6, 2003
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
WATER
 
Finance: None
Affiliated transactions: None
Service: None
Tariffs: None
 
RULEMAKING
 
10. AR 461: Initiate a rulemaking to make housekeeping and clarification changes to OAR Division 036, Regulation of Water Utilities and Associations.
Staff contact: Kathy Miller, (503) 373-1003
 
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.