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January 26, 2006, Public Meeting Agenda
9:30 a.m.
January 26, 2006
Main Hearing Room
550 Capitol St. NE, Salem, Oregon 97301-2551
PO Box 2148, Salem, Oregon 97308-2148

 
The Commission receives general public 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  
 
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
CA1. SPRINT/UNITED TELEPHONE CO OF THE NORTHWEST:
(Advice No. OR05-29) Adds text for clarification purposes and does not impact existing customers or the way charges associated with Trouble Identification are currently assessed.
Effective date: January 27, 2006
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
e-mail: jim.stanage@state.or.us
 
CA2. CENTURYTEL OF OREGON INC:
(Advice No. 263) Revises tariff rates for intraLATA primary interexchange carrier (PIC) change charges to reflect CenturyTel interstate tariff rates.
Effective date: February 1, 2006
Staff contact: Suzanne Smith, (503) 378-6665
e-mail: suzanne.smith@state.or.us
 
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
CA3. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Docket No. UF 4224) Application for authority to issue and sell not more than $275 million of First Mortgage Bonds.
Staff contact: Ming Peng, (503) 373-1123
e-mail: ming.peng@state.or.us
CA4. IDAHO POWER COMPANY:
(Advice No. 05-21) Introduces Schedule 83, Building Efficiency Program.
Effective date: January 27, 2006
Staff contact: Bill McNamee, (503) 378-6360
e-mail: bill.mcnamee@state.or.us
 
CA5. NORTHWEST NATURAL:
(Advice No. 05-16) Makes housekeeping changes to various schedules to clarify and centrally locate weather information that applies to more than one schedule.
Effective date: January 27, 2006
Staff contact: Deborah Garcia, (503) 378-6688
e-mail: deborah.garcia@state.or.us
 
REGULAR AGENDA
 
WATER
1. ROATS WATER SYSTEM INC:
(Docket No. DR 35) Petition for a Declaratory Ruling pursuant to ORS 756.450.
Staff contact:  Michael Dougherty, (503) 378-3623
e-mail:  michael.dougherty@state.or.us
 
REMOVED
2. ROATS WAT​ER SYSTEM INC., AVION WATER COMPANY, INC., AND THE CITY OF BEND, OREGON:
(Docket No. UM 1242 ) Petition to waive the "spreading" provisions of OAR 860-036-0745 concerning a 3 percent franchise fee adopted by the City of Bend and imposed upon Avion Water Company, Inc. and Roats Water System, Inc.
Staff contact:  Michael Dougherty, (503) 378-3623
e-mail:  michael.dougherty@state.or.us
 
RULEMAKING
3. AR 500:
Amendment of OAR 860-021-0120, Pertaining to Meter Reading and Bill Forms, and OAR 860-021-0405, Pertaining to Notice of Pending Disconnection of Residential Electric or Gas Utility Service.
Contact: Michelle Mhoon, (503) 378-6812
e-mail: michelle.mhoon@state.or.us
 
PUBLIC COMMENT