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November 21, 2006, Public Meeting Agenda
 
9:30 a.m.
November 21, 2006
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   
 
 
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
CA1. CENTURYTEL OF OREGON INC:
(Advice No. 272) Revises Facility Reservation Service to the Company standard Vacation Number Reservation.
Effective date: November 24, 2006
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
e-mail: jim.stanage@state.or.us
 
CA2. UNITED TELEPHONE COMPANY OF THE NORTHWEST/EMBARQ:
(Advice No. OR06-27) Makes text changes to clarify the FCC Designated N11 Services.
Effective date: November 22, 2006
Staff contact: David Sloan, (503) 378-6113
e-mail: david.sloan@state.or.us
 
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
CA3. PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT:
(Advice No. 06-017) Makes changes to the time of day (TOD) schedules.
Effective date: March 1, 2007
Staff contact: Steve Chriss, (503) 378-3778
e-mail: steve.chriss@state.or.us
CA4. PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT:
(Advice No. 06-018) Revises Schedule 23, Small Nonresidential Delivery Service, to accommodate low wattage communication devices.
Effective date: November 22, 2006
Staff contact: Ed Durrenberger, (503) 373-1536
e-mail: ed.durrenberger@state.or.us
 
CA5. IDAHO POWER COMPANY:
(Advice No. 06-11) Revises Schedule 79, Low Income Weatherization Program.
Effective date: November 22, 2006
Staff contact: Bill McNamee, (503) 378-6360
e-mail: bill.mcnamee@state.or.us
CA6. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Advice No. 06-25) Expands the Heat Pump Promotional Concession.
Effective date: November 22, 2006
Staff contact: Deborah Garcia, (503) 378-6688
e-mail: deborah.garcia@state.or.us
 
CA7. PORTFOLIO OPTIONS COMMITTEE:
Nominations for committee members for the November 2006 to October 2008 term.
Staff contact: Lisa Schwartz, (503) 378-8718
e-mail: lisa.c.schwartz@state.or.us
CA8. PACIFICORP:
(Docket No.  UP 235) Application for approval of the sale and transfer of Upper Beaver Hydroelectric Project from PacifiCorp to the City of Beaver, Utah.
Staff contact: David Poston, (503) 378-6164
e-mail: david.poston@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
 
 
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
1. NEUSTAR INC:
(Docket No. UM 924) Requests Approval of Plan for Providing Number Relief for the 503A Area Code (Northern Coast Exchanges).
Staff contact: David Sloan, (503) 378-6113
e-mail: david.sloan@state.or.us
 
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
2. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Docket No. UM 1206) Requests approval of B1 Service Quality Measure for Billing Accuracy.
Staff contact: Deborah Garcia, (503) 378-6688
e-mail: deborah.garcia@state.or.us
 
REMOVED
3.  OREGON PUBLIC COMMISSION STAFF: 
Requests the Commission enter a Major Safety Violation Citation Order against Portland General Electric with imposition of revenue requirement reduction for violation of the Service Quality Measures S1 – Major Safety Violation, and X1 – Vegetation Management Program.
Staff Contact: J. R. Gonzalez, (503) 373-1531
e-mail: jose.gonzalez@state.or.us
4. OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
Request to open an investigation into the Purchased Gas Adjustment (PGA) mechanism used by Oregon’s three local distribution companies.
Staff contact: Ken Zimmerman, (503) 373-1583
e-mail: ken.zimmerman@state.or.us
 
5. OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
Recommendation to adopt West Coast Public Utility Commissions' Joint Action Framework on Climate Change.
Staff contact: Lisa Schwartz, (503) 378-8718
e-mail: lisa.c.schwartz@state.or.us
REMOVED
6.  PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT and PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
Update on renewable resource acquisitions. Informational only.
Staff contact: Lisa Schwartz, (503) 378-8718
e-mail: lisa.c.schwartz@state.or.us
 
WATER
REMOVED
7. SUNRIVER WATER LLC:
(Docket No. UW 118/Advice No. 06-25) Requests a general rate increase in the amount of $501,335, resulting in annual revenues of $1,412,223.
Effective date: January 1, 2007
Staff contact: Kathy Miller, (503) 373-1003
e-mail: kathy.miller@state.or.us
 
8. AGATE WATER:
(Docket No. UW 119/Advice No. 06-27) Requests a general rate increase in the amount of $202,800, resulting in annual revenues of $646,732.
Effective date: December 1, 2006
Staff contact: Kathy Miller, (503) 373-1003
e-mail: kathy.miller@state.or.us
 
PUBLIC COMMENT