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November 8, 2005, Public Meeting Agenda
9:30 a.m.
November 8, 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 COMPANY:
(Docket No. UF 4222) Requests Authority to Pay Principal, Interest and Related Costs on Securities Issued by the City of Portland.
Staff contact: Ming Peng, (503) 373-1123
e-mail: ming.peng@state.or.us
 
CA2. NORTHWEST NATURAL:
(Advice No. 05-10) Makes housekeeping changes to Schedule B, Bills and Bill Payment Options.
Effective date: November 9, 2005
Staff contact: Deborah Garcia, (503) 378-6688
e-mail: deborah.garcia@state.or.us
 
CA3. PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT:
(Advice No. 05-014) Terminates Schedule 97, Sale of Centralia Adjustment.
Effective date: November 9, 2005
Staff contact: Ed Durrenberger, (503) 373-1536
e-mail: ed.durrenberger@state.or.us
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
CA4. VERIZON NORTHWEST INC:
(Advice No. 873) Adds special access rate element clarification language to
Tariff No. 14.
Effective date: November 9, 2005
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
e-mail: jim.stanage@state.or.us
 
CA5. VERIZON NORTHWEST INC:
(Advice No. SC05-05) Makes special contract arrangements between Verizon and a confidential customer for Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing (DWDM) 4-Channel Node, Mid-Span Amplifier, Gigabit Ethernet Protected Optical Transport Channel and Intellilight Optical Transport Service (IOTS).
Effective date: November 16, 2005
Staff contact: Dave Sloan, (503) 378-6113
e-mail: david.sloan@state.or.us
 
REGULAR AGENDA
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
1. AVISTA UTILITIES:
(Docket No. UG 168/Advice No. 05-04-G) Revises the annual weighted average cost of gas (WACOG) included in sales rates and the monthly WACOGs used in the calculation of the deferral account entries.
Effective date: November 9, 2005
Staff contact: Ken Zimmerman, (503) 373-1583
e-mail: ken.zimmerman@state.or.us
 
2. PUC/ENERGY TRUST GRANT AGREEMENT:
Requests Commission approval for amended and restated contract with the Energy Trust of Oregon to administer the conservation and renewable portions of SB 1149 public purpose funds.
Staff contact: Syed Rezvi, (503) 378-6117
e-mail: syed.rezvi@state.or.us
 
3. OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
Presentation by PGE on the construction status of the Port Westward Generating Plant. Informational only.
Staff contact: Maury Galbraith, (503) 378-6667
e-mail: maury.galbraith@state.or.us
 
3A. ADDED
3A. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Docket No. UE 176/Advice No. 05-17) Revises Schedules 75 and 575, Partial Requirements Service.
Effective date: November 9, 2005
Staff contact: Lisa Schwartz, (503) 378-8718
e-mail: lisa.c.schwartz@state.or.us
RULEMAKING
AR 495 REMOVED
4. AR 495:
Adopt and Amend Rules Related to Ownership of the Non-energy Attributes of Renewable Energy (Green Tags), Energy Service Supplier Certification Requirements, and Use of the Terms "Electric Utility" and Electric Company."
Contact: Traci Kirkpatrick, (503) 378-6683
e-mail: traci.kirkpatrick@state.or.us
 
PUBLIC COMMENT