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February 21, 2006, Public Meeting Agenda
9:30 a.m.
February 21, 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. VERIZON NORTHWEST INC:
(Advice No. SC05-09) Makes special contract arrangements between Verizon and a confidential customer to provide Frame Relay Service.
Effective date: March 8, 2006
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
e-mail: jim.stanage@state.or.us
 
CA2. VERIZON NORTHWEST INC:
(Advice No. 881) Adds special access rate element clarification language as applied to Integrated Services Digital Network (ISDN) Primary Rate Interface (PRI) with DS1 Transport and Clear Channel Capability.
Effective date: February 23, 2006
Staff contact: Suzanne Smith, (503) 378-6665
e-mail: suzanne.smith@state.or.us
 
 CA3. OREGON EXCHANGE CARRIER ASSOCIATION:
 Request to extend the pool participation notice deadline in Part VII of the Oregon Customer Access Plan (OCAP) until June 1, 2006.
Staff contact: Cynthia VanLanduyt, (503) 378-6638
e-mail: cynthia.vanlanduyt@state.or.us
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
CA4. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
Accept 2006 Budget of Expenditures.
Staff contact: Carla Owings, (503) 378-6629
e-mail: carla.m.owings@state.or.us
 
CA5. PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT:
(Advice No. 06-002) Proposes to terminate Schedule 96, Y2K Deferral Adjustment.
Effective date: February 22, 2006
Staff contact: Ed Durrenberger, (503) 373-1536
e-mail: ed.durrenberger@state.or.us
(Advice No. 06-004) Removes the Hood River Municipal Exaction Adjustment from Schedule 101.
Effective date: March 3, 2006
Staff contact: Ed Durrenberger, (503) 373-1536
e-mail: ed.durrenberger@state.or.us
REMOVED  
CA7. NORTHWEST NATURAL:
(Docket No. UM 1078 (3)) Application for Reauthorization of Deferred Accounting of Unrecovered Environmental Costs Associated with Gasco, Wacker, Portland Gas, Portland Harbor, Eugene Water and Electric Board and Oregon Steel Mills.
Staff contact: Ed Durrenberger, (503) 373-1536
e-mail: ed.durrenberger@state.or.us
CA8. NORTHWEST NATURAL:
(Docket No. UM 1245) Application for Authorization of Deferred Accounting of Oregon “Tax Kicker” Income Tax Reduction.
Staff contact: Ed Durrenberger, (503) 373-1536
e-mail: ed.durrenberger@state.or.us
 
CA9. PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT:
(Advice No. 06-003) Adds eligible biomass resources to Schedule 135, net metering, in compliance with ORS 757.300(1)(d)(A).
Effective date: March 1, 2006
Staff contact: Lisa Schwartz, (503) 378-8718
e-mail: lisa.c.schwartz@state.or.us
 
CA10. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Advice No. 06-3) Adds eligible biomass resources to Schedule 203, net metering, in compliance with ORS 757.300(1)(d)(A).
Effective date: March 1, 2006
Staff contact: Lisa Schwartz, (503) 378-8718
e-mail: lisa.c.schwartz@state.or.us
WATER
CA11. PETES MT WATER COMPANY INC:
(Advice No. 06-10) Introduces a new tariff book, PUC OR No. 3, and makes housekeeping changes.
Effective date: February 24, 2006
Staff contact: Renee Sloan, (503) 373-7871
e-mail: renee.sloan@state.or.us
CA12. LONG BUT​TE WATER SYSTEM INC:
(Advice No. 06-17)Revises Rule 22 relating to the date when late fees shall be applied to overdue bills.
Effective date: February 22, 2006
Staff contact: Renee Sloan, (503) 373-7871
e-mail: renee.sloan@state.or.us
CA13. AVION WATER COMPANY:
(Advice No. 06-13) Introduces a new tariff book, PUC OR No. 3, and makes housekeeping changes.
Effective date: March 9, 2006
Staff contact: Kathy Miller, (503) 373-1003
e-mail: kathy.miller@state.or.us
 
REGULAR AGENDA
 
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
1. WANTEL INC DBA COMSPANUSA:
(Docket No. UM 1190) Application for Oregon Universal Service Support Eligibility and Dialing Parity Plan.
Staff contact:  Kay Marinos, (503) 378-6730
e-mail: kay.marinos@state.or.us
WATER
2. METOLIUS MEADOWS PROPERTY OWNERS ASSN:
(Docket No. UW 113/Advice No. 06-8) Requests to establish rates resulting in total annual revenues of $67,600.
Effective date: February 23, 2006
Staff contact: Renee Sloan, (503) 373-7871
e-mail: renee.sloan@state.or.us
 
3. ROATS WATER SYSTEM INC:
(Docket No. UW 114/Advice No. 06-7) Requests a revision to Residential and Commercial Metered Rates tariff and a waiver of the "spreading" provisions of OAR 860-036-0745 concerning a 3 percent franchise fee adopted by the City of Bend and imposed on the Company.
Effective date: April 1, 2006
Staff contact:  Michael Dougherty, (503) 378-3623
e-mail: michael.dougherty@state.or.us
 
4. AVION WATER COMPANY:
(Docket No. UW 115/Advice No. 06-12) Requests a revision to Residential and Commercial Metered Rates tariff and a waiver of the “spreading” provisions of OAR 860-036-0745 concerning a 3 percent franchise fee adopted by the City of Bend and imposed on the Company.
Effective date: April 1, 2006
Staff contact: Michael Dougherty, (503) 378-3623
e-mail: michael.dougherty@state.or.us
RULEMAKING
5. AR 497:
Adoption of OAR 860-021-0550 and OAR 860-034-0275 regarding Termination of Local Exchange Residential Service for Telecommunications Customers at Risk of Domestic Violence and Abuse.
Contact: Kathryn Logan, (503) 378-2844
e-mail: kathryn.logan@state.or.us
 
6. AR 503:
 Adoption of OAR 860-021-0575 and OAR 860-034-0276 and amendment of OAR 860-021-0510 and  OAR 860-034-0270 regarding Time Payment Agreements for Telecommunications Utilities.
Contact: Kathryn Logan, (503) 378-2844
e-mail: kathryn.logan@state.or.us
7. 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