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Public Meeting Agenda
 
9:30 a.m.
October 19, 2004
Main Hearing Room
550 Capitol St. NE, Salem, Oregon 97301-2551
PO Box 2148, Salem, Oregon 97308-2148
The Commission receives generalpublic comment at the beginning and at the end of the meeting. The Commission will accept public comment on individual agenda items immediately following the staff presentation. Persons unable to attend the meeting may submit written comments. To be considered, written comments must be received prior to the meeting and should clearly reference the Agenda Item. Comments may be submitted by mail at the above addresses, fax (503-378-5505), or emailed to puc.commission@state.or.us.
 
Staff has informed the Commission that the items appearing on the following Consent Agenda are routine and not disputed by the company or parties usually participating in PUC proceedings. No member of the public has expressed interest in these items. The Commission will consider the Consent Agenda as a single action item at the beginning of the public meeting. If a member of the public requests to be heard on one of these items, the item will be removed from the Consent Agenda and considered separately.
 
The staff analysis and recommendations on agenda items are available on the PUC’s Web site http://www.puc.state.or.us or by request from the Commission office. Copies will also be available at the meeting. Staff memoranda are generally available on the Thursday prior to the public meeting.
 
PUBLIC COMMENT
 
 
CONSENT AGENDA
 
 
Telecommunications
CA1. OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
Request for Commission orders to cancel certificates to provide telecommunications service in Oregon of competitive providers who have not complied with Oregon Universal Service Fund requirements.
Staff contact: Lois Meerdink, (503) 378-8959

 
REMOVED
CA2. SPRINT/UNITED TELEPHONE CO OF THE NORTHWEST: (Advice No. OR04-17)
Introduces a new offering, Call Line Identifier.
Effective date: October 20, 2004
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
 
CA3. VERIZON NORTHWEST INC: (Advice No. 839)
Brings the tariff into compliance with the FCC regulation on the application of subscriber line charges on derived services.
Effective date: October 20, 2004
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
Electric/Natural Gas
CA4. PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT: (Advice No. 04-013)
Adds Schedule 272, New Wind, Geothermal and Solar Power Rider – Optional Bulk Purchase Program, to allow large nonresidential customers to make volume purchases of renewable energy at a minimum annual amount of 121.2 megawatt hours.
Effective date: November 1, 2004
Staff contact: Lisa Schwartz, (503) 378-8718

 
CA5. PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT: (Advice No. 04-016)
Makes housekeeping changes to Schedules 4, 23, 41, and  50.
Effective date: November 1, 2004
Staff contact: Bill McNamee, (503) 378-6360
 
CA6. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC: (Advice No. 04-17)
Makes miscellaneous housekeeping changes.
Effective date: October 20, 2004
Staff contact: Bill McNamee, (503) 378-6360
 
CA7. AVISTA UTILITIES: (Docket No. UF 4209)
Application for Authority to Issue and Sell up to 1,000,000 additional share of Common Stock.
Staff contact: Ming Peng, (503) 373-1123
 
CA8. NORTHWEST NATURAL: (Docket No. UM 1171)
Requests authorization to defer certain revenue or revenue credits associated with the South Mist Pipeline Extension Project for later incorporation into rates.
Staff contact: Ed Durrenberger, (503) 373-1536
Water
CAPTION CHANGE
CA9. LAKESHORE WATER DISTRICT: (Advice No. 04-30)
Revises Schedule 2, Miscellaneous Service Charges, Connection Charge for New Service from $300 to $450.
Effective date: October 23, 2004
Staff contact: Renee Sloan, (503) 373-7871

 
CA10. WAGON WHEEL WATER CO: (Advice No. 04-31)
Revises Schedule 4, Miscellaneous Service Charges, Connection Charge for New Service from $300 to $450.
Effective date: November 1, 2004
Staff contact: Renee Sloan, (503) 373-7871

Rulemaking
CA11. AR 484:
Adopt Changes to OARs 860-027-0120 and 860-034-0580 for Incumbent Local Exchange Carriers.
Staff contact: Terry Lambeth, (503) 378-6123
 
REGULAR AGENDA
 
 
Electric/Natural Gas
1. NORTHWEST POWER AND CONSERVATION COUNCIL:
Presentation by Staff of the Council regarding the conservation section of the Fifth Power Plan. Informational Only.
Staff contact: Jack P. Breen III, (503) 378-5942
 
2. IDAHO POWER COMPANY: (Docket No. UE 167/Advice No. 04-06)
Requests a general rate increase in the company´s Oregon annual revenues of $4,418,908, or 17.52 percent overall.
Effective date: October 20, 2004
Staff contact: Judy Johnson, (503) 378-6636

 
3. PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT and PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
Update on renewable resource acquisitions. Informational Only.
Staff contact: Lisa Schwartz, (503) 378-8718

 
PUBLIC COMMENT