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Regular Agenda
 
 
Consent Agenda
 
 
1:30 p.m.
August 20, 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:
 
Previously Item No. CA2

1. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC: (Docket No. UI 216) Application Requesting Approval for the Purchase of Time-Of-Use Meters, Network Gateways and Network Services from Metering Technology Corp.
Staff contact: Michael Dougherty, (503) 378-3623

Service: None
Other:
 
Item No. 1A has been Added to the Regular Agenda

1A. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC: (Docket No. UM 1105) Investigation of Equal Pay Plan Practices.
Staff contact: Clark Jackson, (503) 373-1827
e-mail: clark.jackson@state.or.us
Staff contact: Jack Breen III, (503) 378-5942
 
2. CASCADE NATURAL GAS CORPORATION: (Docket No. LC 34) Staff recommendation for the 2002 Integrated Resource Plan.
Staff contact: Reed Harris, (503) 378-3217
 
3. UM 1081: Staff Report on Direct Access Issues. Informational only.
Staff contact: Janet Fairchild, (503) 373-7133

Tariffs:
 
This Item Moved from Consent Agenda to Regular Agenda

CA3. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC: (Advice No. 03-6) Adds Schedule 12, Surge Protection, a service that protects customers from potential power surges and spikes.
Effective date: August 21, 2003
Staff contact: Janet Fairchild, (503) 373-7133
Staff contact: Michael Dougherty, (503) 378-3623
 
4. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC: (Advice No. 03-10) Incorporates recommendations from the Direct Access workshops, including a five-day window, indicative prices for Schedule 83, and other changes.
Effective date: August 21, 2003
Staff contact: Janet Fairchild, (503) 373-7133
 
5. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC: (Advice No. 03-11) Incorporates recommendations from the Direct Access workshops, including changes to the shopping credit and indicative prices for Schedule 125.
Effective date: August 21, 2003
Staff contact: Janet Fairchild, (503) 373-7133
 
6. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC: (Docket No. UE 152/Advice No. 03-12) Incorporates recommendations from the UM 1081 Direct Access workshops by adding a 2003 enrollment period for Schedule 483.
Effective date: August 29, 2003
Staff contact: Janet Fairchild, (503) 373-7133

TELECOMMUNICATIONS
 
Finance: None
Affiliated transactions: None
Service: None
Tariffs:
 
7. OREGON EXCHANGE CARRIER ASSOCIATION: (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 21, 2003
Staff contact: Cynthia VanLanduyt, (503) 378-6638
 
8. OREGON EXCHANGE CARRIER ASSOCIATION: (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 21, 2003
Staff contact: Cynthia VanLanduyt, (503) 378-6638
 
This Item Removed From Regular Agenda
 
9. SPRINT/UNITED TELEPHONE CO. OF THE NORTHWEST:
(Advice No. OR03-11) Adds new Sprint Solutions bundle, Safe and Sound II Solution.
Effective date: August 21, 2003
Staff contact: David Sloan, (503) 378-6113
Other:
 
This Item Removed From Regular Agenda 

10. ATL COMMUNICATIONS: (Docket No. UM 1092) Application for Eligibility to Receive Oregon Universal Service Fund Support.
Staff contact: John Wright, (503) 378-6665

WATER
 
Finance: None
Affiliated transactions: None
Service: None
Tariffs: None
 
RULEMAKING
 
11. AR 459: Initiate a Rulemaking to Establish the Allocation of Cost Rules for Energy Utilities.
Staff contact: Michael Dougherty, (503) 378-3623
 
12. AR 467: Petition by Monroe Telephone Company to amend OAR 860-032-0190, Definition of Basic Telephone Service.
Staff contact: Dave Booth, (503) 378-6635

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.