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June 13, 2006, Public Meeting Agenda
9:30 a.m.
June 13, 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. 889) Expands one of the service options offered in two different residential local packages.
Effective date: June 17, 2006
Staff contact: Dave Sloan, (503) 378-6113
e-mail: david.sloan@state.or.us
 
CA2. VERIZON NORTHWEST INC:
(Advice No. 888) Introduces two new optional residential local calling packages.
Effective date: June 16, 2006
Staff contact: Dave Sloan, (503) 378-6113
e-mail: david.sloan@state.or.us
 
CA3. SPRINT/UNITED TELEPHONE CO OF THE NORTHWEST:
(Advice No. OR06-09) Updates the Preliminary Page to reflect the use of the assumed business name, Embarq.
Effective date: June 14, 2006
Staff contact: Dave Sloan, (503) 378-6113
e-mail: david.sloan@state.or.us
CA4. SPRINT/UNITED TELEPHONE CO OF THE NORTHWEST:
(Advice No. OR06-08) Introduces a Satisfaction Guarantee Program for business customers.
Effective date: June 14, 2006
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
e-mail: jim.stanage@state.or.us
 
CA5. SPRINT/UNITED TELEPHONE CO OF THE NORTHWEST:
(Advice No. OR06-10) Introduces a Sprint Solution Package, Simple Solution, for residential customers.
Effective date: June 14, 2006
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
e-mail: jim.stanage@state.or.us
CA6. SPRINT/UNITED TELEPHONE CO OF THE NORTHWEST:
(Advice No. OR06-12) Increases the number of Sprint Solution packages that can be ordered from a single business customer’s location from four to nine.
Effective date: June 14, 2006
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
e-mail: jim.stanage@state.or.us
CA7. OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
Request to cancel certificates of authority to provide telecommunications service in Oregon of carriers who violated the terms and conditions of their certificates.
Staff contact: Lois Meerdink, (503) 378-8959
e-mail: lois.meerdink@state.or.us
 
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
CA8. PACIFICORP:
(Docket No. UI 249) Application for approval of the Intercompany Administrative Services Agreement with MidAmerican Energy Holding Company.
Staff contact: Michael Dougherty, (503) 378-3623
e-mail: michael.dougherty@state.or.us
CA9. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Advice No. 2006-S1) Provides special contract arrangements between Portland General Electric and Columbia River Processing for steam.
Effective date: June 17, 2006
Staff contact: Bonnie Tatom, (503) 378-8225
e-mail: bonnie.tatom@state.or.us
 
REGULAR AGENDA
 
 
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
 
1.  OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
(Docket No. UM 1017) Expansion of the Oregon Universal Service Fund to Include the Service Areas of Rural Telecommunications Carriers, Memorandum of Understanding.
Staff contact: Cynthia VanLanduyt, (503) 378-6638
e-mail: cynthia.vanlanduyt@state.or.us
ADDED
2.  VERIZON NORTHWEST INC:
(Advice No. SC06-01) Makes special contract arrangements for N11 Service to a confidential customer.
Effective date: August 20, 2006
Staff contact: Woody Birko, (503) 378-6122
e-mail: woody.birko@state.or.us
 
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
ADDED
3.  PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Docket No. UP 234) Application for approval of asset purchase and development agreement in Sherman County, Oregon.
Staff contact: Bryan Conway, (503) 378-6200
e-mail: bryan.conway@state.or.us
 
ADDED​
4. OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
Request to open an investigation into Harbinger’s ownership of more than five percent of PGE’s common stock and for the Commission to issue an order requiring Harbinger to file an ORS 757.511 application by July 28, 2006.
Staff contact: Bryan Conway, (503) 378-6200
e-mail: bryan.conway@state.or.us
 

 
PUBLIC COMMENT