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Consent Agenda

Regular Agenda 
 
 
9:30 a.m.
December 18, 2003
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.
 
 
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
 
Budget of Expenditures:
 
 
CA1. CASCADE NATURAL GAS: Accept the Annual Budget of Expenditures for 2004.
Staff contact: Judy Johnson, (503) 378-6636
Deferred Accounting:
 
CA2. NORTHWEST NATURAL: (Docket No. UM 1119) Requests authorization to defer costs associated with the South Mist Pipeline Expansion.
Staff contact: Judy Johnson, (503) 378-6636
Finance:
 
CA3. IDAHO POWER COMPANY: (Docket UF 4201) Application for the approval to issue up to $40 Million of common stock to IDACORP, Inc.
Staff contact: Thomas Morgan, (503) 378-4629
 
Affiliated transactions: None
Service: None
Tariffs:
 
CA4. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC: (Advice No. 03-20) Clarifies provisions related to portfolio options and direct access.
Effective date: December 19, 2003
Staff contact: Paul Rossow, (503) 378-6917
 
CA5. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC: (Advice No. 03-23) Establishes a Shopping Incentive Recovery Adjustment to recover estimated shopping credits to be given out in 2004 to eligible customers that gave notice regarding their intent to be served by an electricity service supplier.
Effective date: January 1, 2004
Staff contact: Jack Breen III, (503) 378-5942
 
CA6. PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT: (Docket No. UE 157/Advice No. 03-019) Clarifies Rule 7K, Basis of Rates, Eligibility for Alternate General Service Schedules 23, 28, and 30 to allow the movement of customers from Schedule 28 to Schedule 23 if the customer demonstrates an ability to limit demand to a level that does not exceed 30 kW.
Effective date: With Meter Readings On and After December 19, 2003
Staff contact: Jack Breen III, (503) 378-5942
 
CA7. CASCADE NATURAL GAS: (Advice No. O03-12-01) Extends the effective date of the company's Residential High-Efficiency Equipment Rebate Program through December 31, 2004.
Effective date: January 1, 2004
Staff contact: Lynn Kittilson, (503) 378-6116
Other:
 
CA8. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC: Updates the company’s avoided cost information for the first quarter 2004.
Staff contact: Bill McNamee, (503) 378-6360
 
 
Deleted/Moved then Removed from Regular Agenda

CA9. PACIFIC POWER AND LIGHT: (Docket No. UM 1118) Request for proposals for renewable resources (RFP 2003-B) filed in compliance with Commission Order No. 91-1383.
Staff contact: Lisa Schwartz, (503) 378-8718
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
 
Budget of Expenditures:
 
CA10. CENTURYTEL OF EASTERN OREGON, INC., AND CENTURYTEL OF OREGON, INC.: Accept the Annual Budgets of Expenditures for 2004.
Staff contact: Terry Lambeth, (503) 378-6123
 
CA11. SPRINT/UNITED TELEPHONE CO. OF THE NORTHWEST: Accept the Annual Budget of Expenditures for 2004.
Staff contact: Terry Lambeth, (503) 378-6123
 
CA12. VERIZON NORTHWEST INC.: Accept the Annual Budget of Expenditures for 2004.
Staff contact: Terry Lambeth, (503) 378-6123
Finance: None
Affiliated transactions: None
Service: None
Other:
 
CA13. OREGON UNIVERSAL SERVICE FUND EXPANSION: (Docket No. UM 1017) Participation of Beaver Creek Telephone Cooperative in the Oregon Universal Service Fund pursuant to the requirements of Order 03-082.
Staff contact: John Wright, (503) 378-6730
 
CA14. QWEST CORPORATION: (Docket No. UM 973) Requests approval of the Statement of Generally Available Terms and Conditions (SGAT), Thirteenth Revision, filed October 31, 2003.
Staff contact: Tom Harris, (503) 378-6907
Tariffs:
 
CA15. BEAVER CREEK COOPERATIVE TELEPHONE COMPANY: (Advice No. 79) Reduces the Carrier Common Line charge in compliance with the revenue neutral filing requirement of the Oregon Universal Service Fund.
Effective date: December 19, 2003
Staff contact: Cynthia VanLanduyt, (503) 378-6638
 
CA16. VERIZON NORTHWEST INC.: (Advice No. SC09-03) Provides special contract arrangements for frame relay circuits under the term volume plan to a confidential customer.
Effective date: January 21, 2004
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
WATER
 
Finance: None
Affiliated transactions: None
Service: None
Tariffs: None
 
RULEMAKING
 
 
RESIDENTIAL SERVICE PROTECTION FUND
 
 
OTHER BUSINESS