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September 27, 2005, Public Meeting Agenda
 
9:30 a.m.
September 27, 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 fourth quarter 2005.
Staff contact: Bill McNamee, (503) 378-6360
e-mail: bill.mcnamee@state.or.us
 
CA2. IDAHO POWER COMPANY:
(Advice No. 05-12) Adds Net Metering provisions to the Oregon tariff.
Effective date: October 6, 2005
Staff contact: Lisa Schwartz, (503) 378-8718
e-mail: lisa.c.schwartz@state.or.us
 
CA3. IDAHO POWER COMPANY:
(Advice No. 05-13) Makes housekeeping changes to the tariff index to reflect the recent addition and removal of schedules.
Effective date: October 6, 2005
Staff contact: Paul Rossow, (503) 378-6917
e-mail: paul.rossow@state.or.us
 
CA4. OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
Requests approval of Electric and Natural Gas Utility Revised Annual Construction Budget forms.
Staff contact: Paul Rossow, (503) 378-6917
e-mail: paul.rossow@state.or.us
 
CA5. CASCADE NATURAL GAS:
(Advice No. O05-09-01) Revises the cost-effectiveness levels for the company’s energy conservation measures based on avoided costs acknowledged in its 2004 Integrated Resource Plan.
Staff contact: Lynn Kittilson, (503) 378-6116
e-mail: lynn.kittilson@state.or.us
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
CA6. VERIZON NORTHWEST INC:
(Advice No. 870) Removes obsolete balloting and allocation equal access language.
Effective date: October 1, 2005
Staff contact: Suzanne Smith, (503) 378-6665
e-mail: suzanne.smith@state.or.us
 
REGULAR AGENDA
 
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
1. PACIFIC POWER &LIGHT:
(Docket No. UM 1003) Service Quality Measures (SQMs) Performance Reporting for 2004 as required in UE 94 per OPUC Order No. 98-191 and UM 918 per OPUC Order No. 99-616 and UE 147 per OPUC Order No. 03-528, and as it relates to the performance levels set for 2004 at the OPUC Public Meeting of December 4, 2003.
Staff contact: Bill McNamee, (503) 378-6360; Jerry Murray, (503) 378-6626; and Bob Sipler, (503) 373-7451
e-mail: bill.mcnamee@state.or.us, jerry.murray@state.or.us, and bob.sipler@state.or.us
 
2. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
Docket No. UM 1004) Service Quality Measures (SQMs) Performance Reporting for 2004 as required in UM 814 per OPUC Order 97-196, and as it relates to the performance levels set for 2004 at the OPUC Public Meeting of December 4, 2003.
Staff contact: Bill McNamee, (503) 378-6360; Jerry Murray, (503) 378-6626; and Bob Sipler, (503) 373-7451
e-mail: bill.mcnamee@state.or.us, jerry.murray@state.or.us, and bob.sipler@state.or.us
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
3. QWEST CORPORATION:
(Docket UX 30) Petition to exempt Billing and Collection Service from regulation.
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
email: jim.stanage@state.or.us
PUBLIC COMMENT