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Regular Agenda

Consent Agenda
 
9:30 a.m.
December 18, 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. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC: (Docket No. UE 156/Advice No. 03-15) Proposes to add Schedule 320, Meter Information Services, and Schedule 725, E-Manager Program.
Effective date: January 1, 2004
Staff contact: Carla Owings, (503) 378-6629
Staff contact: Jack Breen III, (503) 378-5942
 
 
2. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC: (Advice No. 03-21) Implements the energy charges and resource valuation mechanism changes that correspond to the final 2004 net variable power costs provided to the Commission in Docket UE 149.
Effective date: January 1, 2004
Staff contact: Maury Galbraith, (503) 378-6667
 
 
3. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC: (Advice No. 03-22) Modifies Schedule 105 to reflect changes in Miscellaneous Regulatory Adjustments and modifies Schedule 100 and Schedule 127 to remove the power cost adjustment rate from Schedules 83, 483 and 583.
Effective date: January 1, 2004
Staff contact: Ed Krantz, (503) 378-6117
 
 
4. NORTHWEST NATURAL: (Advice No. 03-24) Modifies a special contract between NW Natural and West Linn Paper Company, originally approved by the Commission in December 1997.
Effective date: December 19, 2003
Staff contact: Bonnie Tatom, (503) 378-8225
Staff contact: Bill McNamee, (503) 378-6360

Other:
Removed
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
 
 
Added to Regular Agenda
 
4A.  OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION: Motion to Dismiss Ninth Circuit Causes and Claims Regarding Bonneville Power Administration Matters.
Staff contact: Marc Hellman (503) 378-6355

 
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
 
Finance: None
Affiliated transactions: None
Service: None
Tariffs: None
Other:
 
5. OREGON UNIVERSAL SERVICE (OUS) ADVISORY BOARD: Approval of candidates for open OUS Advisory Board positions.
Staff contact: Dave Booth, (503) 378-6635

 
WATER
 
Finance: None
Affiliated transactions: None
Service: None
Tariffs: None
 
RULEMAKING
 
Added to Regular Agenda
6.  AR 478: Adoption of temporary rules to amend OAR Chapter 860, Divisions 021, 034, 036 and 037, relating to eliminating ambiguity of a rule previously adopted by the Commission, and to make Division 34 consistent with other sections regarding waiver of rule requirements.
Staff contact: Deborah Garcia, (503) 378-6688
 
 
Added to Regular Agenda
7.  AR 479: Initiate a rulemaking to consider permanent adoption of AR 478 temporary rules.
Staff contact: Deborah Garcia, (503) 378-6688

 
RESIDENTIAL SERVICE PROTECTION FUND
 
 
OTHER BUSINESS
 
 
EXECUTIVE SESSION Pursuant to ORS 192.660(1)(h), executive sessions are closed to members of the public, except the news media.