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September 13, 2005 Public Meeting Agenda
 
9:30 a.m.
September 13, 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.  NORTHWEST NATURAL:
(Docket No. UM 1027(2)) Requests reauthorization for deferral of refunds or collections of distribution margin under Northwest Natural's Partial Decoupling Mechanism.
Staff contact: Ed Durrenberger, (503) 373-1536
e-mail: ed.durrenberger@state.or.us
 
CA2. NORTHWEST NATURAL:
(Docket No. UM 1030 (4)) Requests reauthorization for deferral of Bare Steel Replacement and Geo-Hazard Risk Mitigation Program Costs.
Staff contact: Ed Durrenberger, (503) 373-1536
e-mail: ed.durrenberger@state.or.us
 
CA3. IDAHO POWER COMPANY:
(Docket No. UM 1205) Requests blanket authority to sell surplus sulfur dioxide emission allowances, an accounting order to record gains from emission sales and a waiver of certain filing requirements in ORS 757.480 and OAR 860-027-0025.
Staff contact: Carla Owings, (503) 378-6629
e-mail: carla.m.owings@state.or.us
 
CA4. IDAHO POWER COMPANY:
(Advice No. 05-09) Proposes changes to Schedule 41, Street Lighting Service, making provisions relating to fixture type the same in both the company’s Oregon and Idaho service territories.
Effective date: September 14, 2005
Staff contact: Bill McNamee, (503) 378-6360
e-mail: bill.mcnamee@state.or.us
 
CA5. PACIFICORP:.
(Docket No. UP 226) Application for approval to sell the Madras Service Center located in Jefferson County, Oregon.
Staff contact: Marion Anderson, (503) 378-4362
e-mail: marion.anderson@state.or.us
 
CA6. PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT:
(Advice No. 05-012) Makes housekeeping changes to add new Schedules 37 & 38 to the tariff index sheet.
Effective date: September 14, 2005
Staff contact: Paul Rossow, (503) 378-6917
e-mail: paul.rossow@state.or.us
 
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
CA7. 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
e-mail: lois.meerdink@state.or.us
 
RULEMAKING
CA8. AR 500:
Initiate a Rulemaking to Amend OARs 860-021-0120, Meter Readings and Bill Forms, and 860-021-0405, Notice of Pending Disconnection of Residential Electric or Gas Utility Service.
Staff contact: Lisa Schwartz, (503) 378-8718
e-mail: lisa.c.schwartz@state.or.us 

CA9. AR 501:
Initiate a rulemaking to establish Personal Services Contract Procedures to be adopted by the Public Utility Commission.
Staff contact: Ligaya Humbert, (503) 378-6619
e-mail: ligaya.humbert@state.or.us
 
REGULAR AGENDA
 
 
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
1.  ENERGY TRUST OF OREGON:
Presentation of 2005, Second Quarter Report. Informational only.
Staff contact: Syed Rezvi, (503) 378-6117
e-mail: syed.rezvi@state.or.us
 
2. PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT and PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
Update on renewable resource acquisitions. Informational only.
Staff contact: Lisa Schwartz, (503) 378-8718
e-mail: lisa.c.schwartz@state.or.us
 
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
3. OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
(Docket No. UM 873) Annual certification for continued eligibility to receive federal universal service fund high cost support pursuant to 47 C.F.R. § 54.314; and annual certification of non-rural ILEC basic service rates pursuant to 47 C.F.R. § 54.316.
Staff contact: Kay Marinos, (503) 378-6730
e-mail: kay.marinos@state.or.us
 
4. OREGON UNIVERSAL SERVICE (OUS) ADVISORY BOARD
Approval of candidate for open OUS Advisory Board position.
Staff contact: Dave Booth, (503) 378-6635
e-mail: dave.booth@state.or.us
 
PUBLIC COMMENT