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August 16, 2005, Public Meeting Agenda
9:30 a.m.
August 16, 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  
 
 
RESIDENTIAL SERVICE PROTECTION FUND
CA1. WANTEL INC:
(Docket No. UM 1212) 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
e-mail: damara.paris@state.or.us
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
CA2. CASCADE NATURAL GAS CORPORATION:
(Docket No. UF 4219) Application for Authority to Issue and Sell not more than $20 Million of Securities.
Staff contact: Ming Peng, (503) 373-1123
e-mail: ming.peng@state.or.us
 
CA3. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Docket No. UP 210) Request for Authority to Sell Utility Property.
Staff contact: Bryan Conway, (503) 378-6200
e-mail: bryan.conway@state.or.us
 
CA4. AVISTA UTILITIES:
(Advice No. 05-02-G) Implements a new Purchased Gas Cost Adjustment (PGA) Schedule effective October 1, 2005, through September 30, 2006, requiring a fall earnings review in 2006.
Effective date: October 1, 2005
Staff contact: Bonnie Tatom, (503) 378-8225
e-mail: bonnie.tatom@state.or.us
 
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
CA5. SPRINT/UNITED TELEPHONE CO OF THE NORTHWEST:
(Advice No. OR05-16) Revises the Term Discount Plan (TDP) language for ISDN-PRI Service.
Effective date: August 17, 2005
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
e-mail: jim.stanage@state.or.us

CA6. VERIZON NORTHWEST INC:
(Advice No. 865) Includes call by call in the ISDN PRI Term and Volume packages.
Effective date: August 17, 2005
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
e-mail: jim.stanage@state.or.us
 
RULEMAKING
CA7. AR 496:
Adopt temporary rules to implement SB 983 by September 1, 2005, as required by the 2005 Legislature, relating to At Risk of Domestic Violence and Abuse.
Staff contact: Clark Jackson, (503) 373-1827
e-mail: clark.jackson@state.or.us
 
CA8. AR 497:
Open a rulemaking to implement permanent rules, as required by the 2005 Legislature (SB 983), relating to At Risk of Domestic Violence and Abuse.
Staff contact: Clark Jackson, (503) 373-1827
e-mail: clark.jackson@state.or.us
 
REGULAR AGENDA
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
1. NORTHWEST NATURAL
(Docket No. LC 37) Staff Recommendation Regarding Northwest Natural’s 2004 Integrated Resource Plan.
Staff contact: Lynn Kittilson, (503) 378-6116
e-mail: lynn.kittilson@state.or.us
 
2. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC
(Docket No. UP 224) Application for Approval to Lease Property to Siltronic Corporation.
Staff contact: Bryan Conway, (503) 378-6200
e-mail: bryan.conway@state.or.us
 
Added
2A. PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT   
(Docket No. UM 1129/Advice No. 05-010) Updates avoided costs for Schedule 135, Net Metering Service, in compliance with Docket No.UM 1129,
Order 05-584 and 05-899.
Effective date:  August 17, 2005
Staff contact:  Lisa Schwartz, (503) 378-8718
e-mail:  lisa.c.schwartz@state.or.us  
 
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
3. OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
Request to open an investigation to establish requirements for initial designation and recertification of telecommunications carriers eligible to receive federal universal service support.
Staff contact: Kay Marinos, (503) 378-6730
e-mail: kay.marinos@state.or.us
WATER
4. SEVENTH MOUNTAIN GOLF VILLAGE WATER COMPANY:
(Docket No. UP 221) Application for Approval to Sell Seventh Mountain Golf Village Water Company to Bernards LLC.
Staff contact: Michael Dougherty, (503) 378-3623
e-mail: michael.dougherty@state.or.us
PUBLIC COMMENT