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November 22, 2005, Public Meeting Agenda
9:30 a.m.
November 22, 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. IDAHO POWER COMPANY:
(Advice No. 05-16) Adds Schedule 23, Irrigation Peak Rewards Program, an incentive-based program designed to provide a temporary reduction in irrigation equipment demand during the summer peak months.
Effective date: November 23, 2005
Staff contact: Bill McNamee, (503) 378-6360
e-mail: bill.mcnamee@state.or.us
REMOVED
CA2.  IDAHO POWER COMPANY:
(Docket No.UE 175/Advice No. 05-17) Revises the BPA credit adjustment in Schedule 98.
Effective date: With Meter Readings on or after November 28, 2005
Staff contact: Syed Rezvi, (503) 378-6117
e-mail: syed.rezvi@state.or.us
CA3. IDAHO POWER COMPANY:
(Docket No. UP 229)  Requests approval of the Sale of the Boise Bench Transmission Substation Property and the State Street Office Property.
Staff contact: Michael Dougherty, (503) 378-3623
e-mail: michael.dougherty@state.or.us
CA4. PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT:
(Advice No. 05-016) Revises Schedule 200, Cost-based Supply Service.
Effective date: November 23, 2005
Staff contact: Ed Durrenberger, (503) 373-1536
e-mail: ed.durrenberger@state.or.us
CA5. PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT:
(Advice No. 05-017) Increases the Field Visit Charge.
Effective date: November 30, 2005
Staff contact: Deborah Garcia, (503) 378-6688
e-mail: deborah.garcia@state.or.us
CA6. NORTHWEST NATURAL:
(Advice No. 05-13) Makes housekeeping changes to correct a calculation error in the November 2005 Seasonalized Fixed Charges.
Effective date: November 23, 2005
Staff contact: Deborah Garcia, (503) 378-6688
e-mail: deborah.garcia@state.or.us
 
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
REMOVED
CA7.  SPRINT/UNITED TELEPHONE COMPANY OF THE NORTHWEST:
(Advice No. OR05-26) Clarifies language for time and material charges associated with Trouble Identification for Connection with Customer Provided Equipment.
Effective date: November 23, 2005
Staff contact: David Sloan, (503) 378-6113
e-mail: david.sloan@state.or.us
 
RULEMAKING
CA8. AR 501:
Adopts a Rule to Establish Personal Services Contract Procedures .
Staff contact: Ligaya Humbert, (503) 378-6619
e-mail: ligaya.humbert@state.or.us
 
OTHER BUSINESS
CA9. OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
(Docket No. UM 779) Commission Determination of Late-Payment Rate and Interest Accrued on Customer Deposits.
Staff contact: Ming Peng, (503) 373-1123
e-mail: ming.peng@state.or.us
 
REGULAR AGENDA
 
 
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
1. NORTHWEST NATURAL:
(Advice No. 05-12) Requests approval for a new experimental service, identified as Schedule 80, Firm Storage Service (Experimental), and requests approval to amend Schedule 185 to include the Schedule 80 activity in the existing sharing mechanism established for interstate storage activities.
Effective date: November 23, 2005
Staff contact: Ken Zimmerman, (503) 373-1583
e-mail: ken.zimmerman@state.or.us
REMOVED
2.   PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Docket No. UE 176/Advice No. 05-17) Revises Schedules 75 and 575, Partial Requirements Service.
Effective date: December 1, 2005
Staff contact: Lisa Schwartz, (503) 378-8718
e-mail: lisa.c.schwartz@state.or.us
3. OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
Requests the Commission direct Pacific Power & Light, Portland General Electric, Avista Utilities, and Northwest Natural to file tariffs establishing automatic adjustment clauses under the terms of SB 408.
Staff contact: Judy Johnson, (503) 378-6636
e-mail: judy.johnson@state.or.us
4. OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
Requests Commission approval to allow automatic extension of the Grant Agreement between the PUC and the Energy Trust of Oregon to March 1, 2008.
Staff contact: Syed Rezvi, (503) 378-6117
e-mail: syed.rezvi@state.or.us
5. OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
Requests Commission approval of comments on the 2006-07 Draft Action Plan and 2006 Proposed Budget of the Energy Trust of Oregon.
Staff contact: Syed Rezvi, (503) 378-6117
e-mail: syed.rezvi@state.or.us
5A. AVISTA UTILITIES:
(Docket No. UF 4221(1)) Requests the Commission Amend Order No. 05-1081
Staff contact: Ming Peng, (503) 378-6117
e-mail: ming.peng@state.or.us 
 
WATER
6. AEGIS ROUND LAKE SEWER COMPANY LLC:
(Docket No. UW 111/Advice No. 05-39) Requests a general rate increase in the amount of $106,143, or 79 percent.
Effective date: November 30, 2005
Staff contact: Kathy Miller, (503) 373-1003
e-mail: kathy.miller@state.or.us
 
RULEMAKING
7. 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
REMOVED
8.  AR 475:
Adoption of Amendments to Division 038, Code of Conduct Definitions and Rules.
Contact: Kathryn Logan, (503) 378-2844
e-mail: kathryn.logan@state.or.us
PUBLIC COMMENT