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Public Meeting Agenda
 
9:30 a.m.
November 9, 2004
Main Hearing Room
550 Capitol St. NE, Salem, Oregon 97301-2551
The Commission receives general public 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 
 
 
RESIDENTIAL SERVICE PROTECTION FUND
CA1. RESIDENTIAL SERVICE PROTECTION FUND: Surcharge Rate Review and Recommendation for Decrease.
Staff contact: Damara Paris, 1-800-735-1232 – Relay Number
373-1413 – TTY
 
CA2. UNITED STATES CELLULAR CORP: (Docket No. UM 1178) Designation as an Eligible Telecommunications Provider, Providing Services to Customers Under the Federal Lifeline/Link Up Program and the State of Oregon Telephone Assistance Program (OTAP).
Staff contact: Damara Paris, 1-800-735-1232 – Relay Number
373-1413 – TTY
 
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
CA3. OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF: Request to cancel certificates of authority to provide telecommunications service in Oregon of carriers who violated the terms and conditions of their certificates.
Staff contact: Lois Meerdink, (503) 378-8959
 
CA4. QWEST CORPORATION: (Docket No. UM 973) Requests approval of the Statement of Generally Available Terms and Conditions (SGAT), Seventeenth Revision, filed September 15, 2004.
Staff contact: Tom Harris, (503) 378-6907
 
CA5. OREGON EXCHANGE CARRIER ASSOCIATION: (Advice No. 88) Revises intrastate Carrier Common Line rates to reflect access minute demand revisions and EAS conversion implementation.
Effective date: November 10, 2004
Staff contact: Cynthia VanLanduyt, (503) 378-6638
 
CA6. OREGON EXCHANGE CARRIER ASSOCIATION: (Advice No. 90) Revises intrastate switched access rates to reflect access minute demand revisions and EAS conversion implementation.
Effective date: November 10, 2004
Staff contact: Cynthia VanLanduyt, (503) 378-6638
 
CA7. OREGON EXCHANGE CARRIER ASSOCIATION: (Advice No. 89) Revises the intrastate tariff language regarding deposits consistent with the National Exchange Carrier Association´s (NECA) interstate tariff language.
Effective date: November 10, 2004
Staff contact: Suzanne Smith, (503) 378-6665
 
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
CA8. IDAHO POWER COMPANY: (Docket No. UM 1174) Request for adoption of Settlement Stipulation between Idaho Power and Staff and approval of Accounting Order for additional credits to existing Deferred Excess Net Power Supply expenses.
Staff contact: Carla Owings, (503) 378-6629
 
CA9. IDAHO POWER COMPANY: (Advice No. 04-07) Makes housekeeping changes to Schedule 19, per OAR 860-027-0300(10), to allow customers with usage greater than one average megawatt to prepay their deferred power supply expense obligation.
Effective date: November 18, 2004
Staff contact: Paul Rossow, (503) 378-6917
 
CA10. IDAHO POWER COMPANY: (Docket No. UF 4211) Application for Authorizing the Issuance and Sale of up to $300,000,000 Securities.
Staff contact: Ming Peng, (503) 373-1123
 
CA11. NORTHWEST NATURAL GAS COMPANY: (Docket No. UF 4210) Application for Authorizing $75,000,000 of Three-Year Notes in its Back-up Line of Credit.
Staff contact: Ming Peng, (503) 373-1123
 
CA12. PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT: (Advice No. 04-010) Tariffs Energy Profiler Online, an optional service that provides interval meter data and energy use information to customers on a secure internet website.
Effective date: November 10, 2004
Staff contact: Syed Rezvi, (503) 378-6117
 
CA13. NORTHWEST NATURAL: (Advice No. 04-14) Revises Schedule 32 tariff sheets to include Special Provisions previously agreed to in UG 152.
Effective date: November 10, 2004
Staff contact: Reed Harris, (503) 378-3217
 
WATER
CA14. SQUAW CREEK CANYON DEVELOPMENT: (Advice No. 04-32) Revises Schedule 4, Miscellaneous Service Charges, Connection Charge for New Service from $300 to $450.
Effective date: November 10, 2004
Staff contact: Renee Sloan, (503) 373-7871
 
RULEMAKING
 
OTHER BUSINESS
 
REGULAR AGENDA
 
 
RESIDENTIAL SERVICE PROTECTION FUND
 
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
1. DATAVISION COMMUNICATIONS: (Docket No. UM 1173)
Woodburn rate center numbering expansion.
Staff contact: Woody Birko, (503) 378-6122
 
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
 
WATER
 
ADDITION TO AGENDA

RULEMAKING

2. AR 490
Initiating a rulemaking to amend OAR 860-016-0050(11)(d) to conform to ORS 759.455(2), relating to the scheduling of hearings.
Contact: Jodi Skeel, (503) 378-6812
 
OTHER BUSINESS
 
PUBLIC COMMENT