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Public Meeting Agenda
 
 
9:30 a.m.
March 22, 2005
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 each 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
 
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
 
CA1. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC: Updates the company's avoided cost information for the second quarter 2005.
Staff contact: Bill McNamee, (503) 378-6360
 
 
CA2. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC: (Advice No. 05-1) Modifies street lighting schedules to update seasonal definitions and adds luminaire and pole options.
Effective date: March 30, 2005
Staff contact: Paul Rossow, (503) 378-6917


CA3. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC: (Advice No. 05-2) Reduces
low-income assistance collection rate to meet the requirements of ORS 757.612.
Effective date: April 1, 2005
Staff contact: Jack P. Breen III, (503) 378-5942


CA4. PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT: (Advice No. 05-003) Reduces low-income assistance collection rate to meet the requirements of ORS 757.612.
Effective date: April 1, 2005
Staff contact: Jack P. Breen III, (503) 378-5942

CA5. PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT: (Advice No. 05-002) Increases the SB 1149 adjustment rate to begin recovery of implementation costs deferred between January 2004 and December 2004.
Effective date: March 23, 2005
Staff contact: Ed Durrenberger, (503) 373-1536
 
CA6. PACIFICORP:(Docket No. UI 233(1)) Application for Approval to Secure Insurance Coverage from Dornoch Risk International, an Affiliate.
Staff contact: Michael Dougherty, (503) 378-3623
 
CA7. AVISTA UTILITIES: (Docket No. UG 162/Advice No. 05-01-G) Implements a new Purchased Gas Cost Adjustment (PGA) Schedule effective April 1, 2005, through September 30, 2005, and requests a waiver of the 2005 PGA earnings review.
Effective date: April 1, 2005
Staff contact: Lynn Kittilson, (503) 378-6116

 
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
 
CA8. CENTURYTEL OF OREGON INC: (Advice No. 257) Reduces payphone rates to mirror business access line rates.
Effective date: April 1, 2005
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
 
 
CA9. VERIZON NORTHWEST INC: (Advice Nos. 849 and 849A) Clarifies the tariff language regarding calling service *69 functionality, pay-per-use billing and service limitations.
Effective date: March 23, 2005
Staff contact: David Sloan, (503) 378-6113
 
 
CA10. SBC TELECOM INC: (Docket No. UM 1195) Petition to Waive Time Period.
Staff contact: Dave Booth, (503) 378-6635

 
WATER
 
 
CA11. A & G LLC WATER & SEWER: (Docket No. UM 1197) Application for Waiver of Late Statement Fee.
Staff contact: Renee Sloan, (503) 373-7871

 
REGULAR AGENDA
 
WATER
 
Removed
 
1. ROATS WATER SYSTEM INC: (Docket No. UW 107/Advice No. 05-19) Requests a general rate increase in revenues in the amount of $90,000, or 15.4 percent.
Effective date: July 1, 2005
Staff contact: Rebecca Trujillo, (503) 378-6164

 
PUBLIC COMMENT