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Public Meeting Agenda
9:30 a.m.
June 22, 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. VERIZON NORTHWEST INC.: (Advice No. 836) Adds Frame Relay to Verizon´s Asynchronous Transfer Model (ATM) Service Internetworking as a Permanent Virtual Circuit (PVC) Committed Information Rate (CIR).
Effective date: June 24, 2004
Staff contact: Suzanne Smith, (503) 378-6665
 
CA2. OREGON EXCHANGE CARRIER ASSN.: (Advice No. 86) Revises the Carrier Common Line rate to reflect cost and demand at 2004 levels offset by distributions from the Oregon Universal Service Fund.
Effective date: July 1, 2004
Staff contact: Cynthia VanLanduyt, (503) 378-6638
 
CA3. OREGON EXCHANGE CARRIER ASSN.: (Advice No. 87) Revises the Switched Access, Special Access and Billing & Collection rates to reflect 2004 cost and demand and OUS distribution offsets.
Effective date: July 1, 2004
Staff contact: Cynthia VanLanduyt, (503) 378-6638
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
CA4. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC: Updates the company´s avoided cost information for the third quarter 2004.
Staff contact: Bill McNamee, (503) 378-6360
 
CA5. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC: (Docket No. UM 1103(1)) Request to defer costs associated with Intervenor Funding Grants.
Staff contact: Carla Owings, (503) 378-6629
 
CA6. AVISTA UTILITIES: (Docket No. UM 734) Requests reauthorization to defer certain costs associated with demand-side management programs.
Staff contact: Carla Owings, (503) 378-6629
 
CA7. IDAHO POWER COMPANY: (Docket No. UM 595) Requests reauthorization to defer conservation program costs.
Staff contact: Carla Owings, (503) 378-6629
 
CA8. PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT: (Docket No. UI 227) Application for Approval of a Service Contract with PPM Energy Inc., an affiliated interest.
Staff contact: Marion Anderson (503) 378-4362
 
CA9. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC: (Docket No. UP 215) Application for approval to sell property to MK Development, LLC.
Staff contact: Marion Anderson, (503) 378-4362
 
CA10. PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT: Accept the Annual Budget of Expenditures for 2004.
Staff contact: Ed Durrenberger, (503) 373-1536
 
CA11. PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT: (Advice No. 04-006) Cancels Schedule 99, ScottishPower Merger Adjustment.
Effective date: July 6, 2004
Staff contact: Ed Durrenberger, (503) 373-1536
 
REMOVED
CA12. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC: (Advice No. 04-10) Establishes a Schedule 125, Part C adjustment credit of 1.884 cents per kWh applicable to large nonresidential customers that move from Sched- ule 83 annual Cost of Service rates to Direct Access service or a
market-based pricing options during the last six months of 2004.
Effective date: July 1, 2004
Staff contact: Janet Fairchild, (503) 373-7133
 
CA13. IDAHO POWER COMPANY: (Advice No. 04-05) Requests approval of a Rebate Advantage Manufactured Home Incentives Program and an Energy House Calls for Manufactured Home Program. These programs are funded by the BPA Conservation and Renewables Discount Program.
Effective date: June 23, 2004
Staff contact: Lynn Kittilson, (503) 378-6116
 
CA14. AVISTA CORPORATION: (Docket No. UF 4207(2))  Request for the Commission to amend Order No. 04-246, increasing the number of common shares authorized to issue.
Staff contact: Thomas Morgan, (503) 378-4629
REGULAR AGENDA  
 
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
1. ST. PAUL COOPERATIVE TELEPHONE ASSOCIATION: (Docket No. UM 1146) Petition for Temporary Suspension of Wireline to Wireless Number Portability Obligations.
Staff contact: Tom Harris, (503) 378-6907
 
2. AT&T COMMUNICATIONS OF THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST, INC.: (Docket No. UM 1138) Petition to remove the conditions placed on AT&T´s certificate of authority.
Staff contact: Tom Harris, (503) 378-6907
 
3. VERIZON NORTHWEST INC.: (Advice No. SC14-04) Provides a special contract for ISDN PRI and DID Service to a confidential customer.
Effective date: August 3, 2004
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
ADDED
4. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC: (Advice No. 04-12) Corrects system billing error related to Schedule 103, Williams Settlement Refund.
Effective date: June 23, 2004
Staff contact: Jack P. Breen III, (503) 378-5942
PUBLIC COMMENT