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Public Meeting Agenda
 
9:30 a.m.
August 17, 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. MALHEUR HOME TELEPHONE COMPANY: (Advice No. 2004-07-T) Restructures the Expedited Order Charge to afford customers a simpler method to expedite orders and calculate the cost of the expedite.
Effective date: August 18, 2004
Staff contact: Suzanne Smith, (503) 378-6665

 
CA2. SPRINT/UNITED TELEPHONE CO OF THE NORTHWEST: (Advice No. OR04-16) Adds language to further clarify the application of Dual-Name Listings.
Effective date: September 8, 2004
Staff contact: David Sloan, (503) 378-6113

 
CA3. QWEST CORPORATION: (Docket No. UM 973) Requests approval of the Statement of Generally Available Terms and Conditions (SGAT), Sixteenth Revision, filed July 1, 2004.
Staff contact: Tom Harris, (503) 378-6907
 
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
Caption Revision
CA4. PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT: (Advice No. 04-009) Makes a housekeeping change to clarify that Schedule 141, Agricultural Pumping Service, only applies to customers whose loads have not registered 1,000 kW or more.
Effective date: August 23, 2004
Staff contact: Bill McNamee, (503) 378-6360

 
CA5. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC: (Docket No. UE 166/Advice No. 04-13) Requests a waiver of OAR 860-021-0200(3)(a) which permits a customer to qualify as a guarantor for another applicant or customer by establishing credit under OAR 860-021-0200(1).
Effective date: August 18, 2004
Staff contact: Deborah Garcia, (503) 378-6688

 
CA6. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC: (Advice No. 04-14) Adds a September 1, 2004, to September 30, 2004, declaration window to enable customers with loads greater than 1 MWa to take service on Schedule 483 (cost-of-service opt out) for a five-year or three-year term.
Effective date: September 1, 2004
Staff contact: Janet Fairchild, (503) 373-7133

 
Removed from the Agenda
CA7. PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT: (Docket No. UI 231) Application for Approval of a Sublease of Liberty Centre Office Space from an Affiliate, PPM Energy, Inc.
Staff contact: Marion Anderson, (503) 378-4362

 
CA8. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC: (Docket No. UI 234) Application for approval of a conduit occupancy license agreement with Portland General Distribution, LLC.
Staff contact: Marion Anderson, (503) 378-4362
 
WATER
CA9. SOUTH COAST WATER DISTRICT INC.: (Advice No. 04-20) Revises Schedule 4, Miscellaneous Service Charges, Connection Charge for New Service from $300 to $450.
Effective date: August 21, 2004
Staff contact: Renee Sloan, (503) 373-7871

 
Caption Revision
CA10. DEER ISLAND WATERWORKS: (Docket No. UM 1160) Application for waiver of rate statement fee.
Staff contact: Renee Sloan, (503) 373-7871
 
RULEMAKING
CA11. AR 486: Initiate a Rulemaking to allow for the approval of promotional offerings that would modify the terms of an existing Carrier-to-Carrier Agreement approved under Section 252(e) of the Telecommunications Act of 1996.
Contact: Michael Grant, (503) 378-6102
 
 
REGULAR AGENDA  
 
 
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
Caption Revision
1. QWEST CORPORATION: (Docket No. UX 29) Petition to exempt Switched Business Services from regulation.
Staff contact: Steve Chriss, (503) 378-3778
 
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
Removed from the Agenda
2. OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF: Report on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission resolution of Show Cause proceedings against Portland General Electric Company, PacifiCorp, and Idaho Power Company and recommendations on opening formal investigations of possible mismanagement and/or misconduct during the western electricity crisis of 2000-01.
Staff contact: Maury Galbraith, (503) 378-6667

 
3. OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF: (Docket No. UM 1158) Recommendations for Performance Measures for the Energy Trust of Oregon.
Staff contact: Janet Fairchild, (503) 373-7133
 
RULEMAKING
4. AR 481: Adoption of rule amendments to Division 038 regarding electricity portfolio options.
Contact: Allan Arlow, (503) 378-3511

 
5. AR 485: Adopt Temporary Rules to allow for the approval of promotional offerings that would modify the terms of an existing Carrier-to-Carrier Agreement approved under Section 252(e) of the Telecommunications Act of 1996.
Contact: Michael Grant, (503) 378-6102
 
PUBLIC COMMENT