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Public Meeting Agenda
9:30 a.m.
July 6, 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. SPRINT/UNITED TELEPHONE CO OF THE NORTHWEST: (Advice No. OR04-10) Adds clarifying language regarding nonpublished telephone numbers in situations when Call Tracer is used.
Effective date: July 7, 2004
Staff contact: Dave Sloan, (503) 378-6113
 
CA2. SPRINT/UNITED TELEPHONE CO OF THE NORTHWEST: (Advice No. OR04-11) Proposes the introduction of Nonemergency 311 Service and nonbasic services for 211 Service for Information and Referral Service.
Effective date: July 7, 2004
Staff contact: Woody Birko, (503) 378-6122
 
CA3. QWEST CORPORATION: (Docket No. UP 212) Application for Authorization to Sell Certain Utility Property and Request for Permission to Use Short Form Application.
Staff contact: Marion Anderson, (503) 378-4362
 
CA4. QWEST CORPORATION: (Docket No. UM 973) Requests approval of the Statement of Generally Available Terms and Conditions (SGAT), Fifteenth Revision, filed May 10, 2004.
Staff contact: Tom Harris, (503) 378-6907
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
CA5. PORTFOLIO ADVISORY COMMITTEE: Recommendations for Portfolio Options.
Staff contact: Lisa Schwartz, (503) 378-8718
 
CA6. IDAHO POWER COMPANY: (Docket No. UM 1155) Requests approval of regulatory accounting treatment for the Williams settlement funds.
Staff contact: Carla Owings, (503) 378-6629
 
CA7. AVISTA UTILITIES: (Docket No. UM 903/AR 357) 2004 Spring Earnings Review.
Staff contact: Carla Owings, (503) 378-6629
 
CA8. PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT: (Advice No. 04-008) Makes housekeeping changes to update the Tariff Index and Summary of Effective Rate Adjustments to reflect recent tariff changes.
Effective date: July 7, 2004
Staff contact: Paul Rossow, (503) 378-6917
 
CA9. CASCADE NATURAL GAS: (Docket No. UM 903/AR 357) 2004 Spring Earnings Review.
Staff contact: Ed Durrenberger, (503) 373-1536
 
CA10. NORTHWEST NATURAL: (Docket No. UM 903/AR 357) 2004 Spring Earnings Review.
Staff contact: Ed Durrenberger, (503) 373-1536
WATER
CA11. WILLAMETTE WATER COMPANY: (Advice No. 04-8) Revises Schedule 4, Miscellaneous Service Charges, Connection Charge for New Service from $300 to $450.
Effective date: July 30, 2004
Staff contact: Kathy Miller, (503) 373-1003
 
CA12. AVION WATER COMPANY: (Advice No. 04-9) Revises Schedule 3, Miscellaneous Service Charges, Connection Charge for New Service from $300 to $450.
Effective date: August 1, 2004
Staff contact: Kathy Miller, (503) 373-1003
 
CA13. LONG BUTTE WATER SYSTEM, INC: (Advice No. 04-10) Revises Schedule 2, Miscellaneous Service Charges, Connection Charge for New Service from $300 to $450.
Effective date: July 20, 2004
Staff contact: Kathy Miller, (503) 373-1003
 
CA14. SUNRIVER WATER, LLC: (Advice No. 04-11) Revises Schedule 6, Miscellaneous Service Charges, Connection Charge for New Service from $300 to $450.
Effective date: July 17, 2004
Staff contact: Kathy Miller, (503) 373-1003
 
CA15. ROATS WATER SYSTEM, INC.: (Advice No. 04-12) Revises Schedule 3, Miscellaneous Service Charges, Connection Charge for New Service from $300 to $450.
Effective date: July 17, 2004
Staff contact: Kathy Miller, (503) 373-1003
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. Informational only.
Staff contact: Lisa Schwartz, (503) 378-8718
 
2. PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT: (Docket No. UM 1003) Service Quality Measures (SQMs) Performance Reporting for 2003 as required in UE 94 per OPUC Order No. 98-191 and UM 918 per OPUC Order No. 99-616 and UE 147 per OPUC Order No. 03-528, and as it relates to the performance levels set for 2003 at the OPUC Public Meeting of November 12, 2002.
Staff contact: Bob Sipler, (503) 373-7451
 
3. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC: (Docket No. UM 1004) Service Quality Measures (SQMs) Performance Reporting for 2003 as required in UM 814 per OPUC Order 97-196, and as it relates to the performance levels set for 2003 at the OPUC Public Meeting of December 3, 2002.
Staff contact: Bob Sipler, (503) 373-7451
 
4. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC: (Docket Nos. UE 165 and UM 1157/Advice No. 04-11) Requests approval of Schedule 128 to implement a hydro generation automatic adjustment mechanism and authorization to defer the associated costs or benefits in a balancing account.
Effective date: July 7, 2004
Staff contact: Maury Galbraith, (503) 378-6667
 
5. NORTHWEST NATURAL: (Docket No. UM 1156) Request to classify the Integrity Management Program costs as capital expenditures.
Staff contact: Ed Durrenberger, (503) 373-1536
 
6. OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF: Recommendations for Performance Measures for the Energy Trust of Oregon.
Staff contact: Janet Fairchild, (503) 373-7133
PUBLIC COMMENT