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Public Meeting Agenda
9:30 a.m.
April 8, 2004
Main Hearing Room
550 Capitol St. NE
Salem, Oregon
 
The Commission will receive general public comment at the beginning and at the end of the meeting. The Commission will also receive public comment after staff has presented each of 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. Comments sent to the Commission by fax should be sent to: 503-378-5505. Please identify the Agenda Item Number clearly.

 
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.
 
PUBLIC COMMENT
CONSENT AGENDA
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
CA1. QWEST CORPORATION: (Docket No. UM 973) Requests approval of the Statement of Generally Available Terms and Conditions (SGAT), Fourteenth Revision, filed February 18, 2004.
Staff contact: Tom Harris, (503) 378-6907
 
CA2. VERIZON NORTHWEST INC: (Advice No. 828) Adds a 1,000 mbps (1 GigE) option to the existing transparent Lan Service (TLS) offering and reduces the 100 mbps option rate.
Effective date: April 9, 2004
Staff contact: Roger White, (503) 378-6371
 
CA3. SPRINT/UNITED TELEPHONE CO OF THE NORTHWEST: (Advice No. OR04-06) Introduces Individual Voice Channels with ISDN-PRI functionality.
Effective date: April 9, 2004
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
 
CA4. VERIZON NORTHWEST INC.: (Advice No. SC13-03) Provides special contract arrangements between Verizon Northwest Inc. and a confidential customer for ISDN PRI Service.
Effective date: June 14, 2004
Staff contact: Dave Sloan, (503) 378-6113
 
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
CA5. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC: (Advice No. 04-6) Removes the reference to For the Sake of Salmon for the Portfolio Habitat Option to accommodate a change in service providers which is expected later this year.
Effective date: April 21, 2004
Staff contact: Lisa Schwartz, (503) 378-8718
 
CA6. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC: (Docket No. UI 226) Application for approval of a conduit occupancy license agreement with Portland General Distribution, LLC.
Staff contact: Marion Anderson, (503) 378-4362
 
CA7. IDAHO POWER COMPANY: (Advice No. 04-01) Revises the values used in the cost-effectiveness computations for residential conservation measures to reflect the company´s updated avoided costs.
Effective date: April 9, 2004
Staff contact: Bill McNamee, (503) 378-6360
 
CA8. PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT: (Advice No. 04-003) Clarifies the description of street lighting service billing rates.
Effective date: April 19, 2004
Staff contact: Paul Rossow, (503) 378-6917
 
CA9. PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT: (Docket No. UE 160/Advice No. 04-002) Requests Approval for Recovery of SB 1149 Implementation Costs.
Effective date: April 9, 2004
Staff contact: Ed Durrenberger, (503) 373-1536
 
CA10. CASCADE NATURAL GAS: (Docket No. UM 1135) Request for accounting change by Cascade Natural Gas for treatment of contracts under Financial Accounting Standards 133 and 138.
Staff contact: Ed Durrenberger, (503) 373-1536
 
CA11. NORTHWEST NATURAL: Accept the Annual Budget of Expenditures for 2004.
Staff contact: Ed Durrenberger, (503) 373-1536
 
CA12. AVISTA UTILITIES: Accept the Annual Budget of Expenditures for 2004.
Staff contact: Carla Owings, (503) 378-6629
 
Removed
CA13. NORTHWEST NATURAL: (Advice No. 04-6) Revises Schedules 185 and 186, and 1D and 1O, to apply lump sum credits to sales service customers in April 2004 for revenues from interstate storage and core pipeline capacity optimization activities.
Effective date: April 9, 2004
Staff contact: Bonnie Tatom, (503) 378-8225
REGULAR AGENDA
 
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
1. PACIFICORP: (Docket No. UM 1093/Order No. 03-408): Progress report on developing new Demand Response programs for small and large customers.
Staff contact: Lisa Schwartz, (503) 378-8718
 
2. PACIFICORPand PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC: December 2003 & January 2004 Ice and Snow Storm. Informational only.
Staff contact: Jerry Murray, (503) 378-6626
e-mail: jerry.murray@state.or.us
Staff contact: Clark Jackson, (503) 373-1827
 
PUBLIC COMMENT