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October 25, 2005, Public Meeting Agenda
 
9:30 a.m.
October 25, 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. EDGE WIRELESS, LLC:
(Docket No. UM 1223) 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
(503) 373-1413 – TTY
e-mail: damara.paris@state.or.us

CA2. RESIDENTIAL SERVICE PROTECTION FUND:
Surcharge Rate Review and Recommendation for Decrease.
Staff contact: Damara Paris, 1-800-735-1232 – Relay Number
(503) 373-1413 – TTY
e-mail: damara.paris@state.or.us

ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
CA3. IDAHO POWER COMPANY:
(Docket No. UP 227) Requests approval of the Exchange of Barber Flats and Oxbow Dryland Properties for Riverfront and Riparian Properties to be Used as Public Recreational Property.
Staff contact: Marion Anderson, (503) 378-4362
e-mail: marion.anderson@state.or.us

CA4. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Advice No. 05-13) Seeks relief from OAR 860-038-0445(12) which establishes the electric company consolidated bill as a billing option for direct access customers and proposes related tariff changes.
Effective date: October 26, 2005
Staff contact: Syed Rezvi, (503) 378-6117
e-mail: syed.rezvi@state.or.us

CA5. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Advice No. 05-15) Proposes Schedule 403, Heat Pump Promotional Concession.
Effective date: October 26, 2005
Staff contact: Deborah Garcia, (503) 378-6688
e-mail: deborah.garcia@state.or.us

CA6. CASCADE NATURAL GAS:
(Advice No. O05-09-03) Consolidates several rate schedules and makes certain housekeeping changes.
Effective date: November 1, 2005
Staff contact: Deborah Garcia, (503) 378-6688
e-mail: deborah.garcia@state.or.us

CA7. CASCADE NATURAL GAS:
(Advice No. O05-09-02) Implements a new Schedule No. 1026, Commercial/Industrial Conservation Incentive Program.
Effective date: November 1, 2005
Staff contact: Lynn Kittilson, (503) 378-6116
e-mail: lynn.kittilson@state.or.us

TELECOMMUNICATIONS
CA8. SPRINT/UNITED TELEPHONE CO OF THE NORTHWEST:
(Advice No. OR05-24) Introduces a customer referral program.
Effective date: October 29, 2005
Staff contact: David Sloan, (503) 378-6113
e-mail: david.sloan@state.or.us

CA9. REMOVED
CA9. OREGON EXCHANGE CARRIER ASSOCIATION:
(Advice No. 95) Revises tariff language and rates for intraLATA primary interexchange carrier (PIC) change charges to reflect tariff language and rates included in the National Exchange Carrier Association’s (NECA’s) interstate tariffs.
Effective date: November 1, 2005
Staff contact: Suzanne Smith, (503) 378-6665
e-mail: suzanne.smith@state.or.us

WATER
CA10. CLINE BUTTE UTILITY CO:
(Advice No. 05-36) Establishes Backflow Prevention Device Service fees.
Effective date: November 4, 2005
Staff contact: Renee Sloan, (503) 373-7871
e-mail: renee.sloan@state.or.us


REGULAR AGENDA

RESIDENTIAL SERVICE PROTECTION FUND
1. TELECOMMUNICATION DEVICES ACCESS PROGRAM:
Commission Approval of TDAP Advisory Committee Candidates.
Staff contact: Damara Paris, 1-800-735-1232 – Relay Number
(503) 373-1413 – TTY
e-mail: damara.paris@state.or.us
 
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
ITEM 2. ADDED
2. NORTHWEST NATURAL:
(Advice No. 05-11) Makes revisions to Schedule T: Service Election.
Effective date: October 26, 2005
Staff contact: Deborah Garcia, (503) 378-6688
e-mail: deborah.garcia@state.or.us
 
This filing was received on October 20, 2005.
 
PUBLIC COMMENT