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December 5, 2006, Public Meeting Agenda
9:00 a.m.
December 5, 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
 



 
RESIDENTIAL SERVICE PROTECTION FUND
CA1. RESIDENTIAL SERVICE PROTECTION FUND:
Surcharge Rate Review and Recommendation for Decrease.
Staff contact: Jon Cray, (503) 373-1400
e-mail: jon.cray@state.or.us  
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
CA2. CENTURYTEL OF OREGON INC:
(Advice No. 273) Adds Brownsville and Shedd to the Simple Choice Unlimited service offering and reduces the monthly charge from $44.95 to $39.95.
Effective date: December 11, 2006
Staff contact: David Sloan, (503) 378-6113
e-mail: david.sloan@state.or.us
CA3. UNITED TELEPHONE COMPANY OF THE NORTHWEST/EMBARQ:
(Advice No. OR06-29) Introduces 811 Service for “One Call” Notification Systems.
Effective date: December 6, 2006
Staff contact: David Sloan, (503) 378-6113
e-mail: david.sloan@state.or.us

 
CA4. VERIZON NORTHWEST INC:
(Advice No. 896) Offers optional feature packages to Business customers with One-Party, CentraNet or CentraNet CustoPAK service who also subscribe to the Unlimited IntraLATA Toll Usage for Business package.
Effective date: December 19, 2006
Staff contact: David Sloan, (503) 378-6113
e-mail: david.sloan@state.or.us
 
CA5. OREGON UNIVERSAL SERVICE (OUS) ADVISORY BOARD
Approval of candidates for OUS Advisory Board positions.
Staff contact:  Dave Booth, (503) 378-6635
e-mail:  dave.booth@state.or.us
 
 
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
CA6. NORTHWEST NATURAL:
(Docket No. UF 4232) Application for Authority to Issue and Sell up to an additional 200,000 shares of Common Stock through Its Employee Stock Purchase Plan.
Staff contact: Ming Peng, (503) 373-1123
e-mail: ming.peng@state.or.us
 
CA7. NORTHWEST NATURAL:
(Advice No. 06-16) Makes minor corrections to the company’s tariff, Schedules P and 32.
Effective date: December 8, 2006
Staff contact: Bonnie Tatom, (503) 378-8225
e-mail: bonnie.tatom@state.or.us
 
CA8. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Advice No. 2006-S3) Provides a steam contract between Portland General Electric and ConAgra Foods Packaged Foods Company, Inc.
Effective date: December 14, 2006
Staff contact: Bill McNamee, (503) 378-6360
e-mail: bill.mcnamee@state.or.us
 
REGULAR AGENDA

 
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
REMOVED
1.  QWEST CORPORATION:
(Advice No. 2037) Increases the residence and business rates for the Trouble Isolation Charge (TIC).
Effective date: December 15, 2006
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
e-mail: jim.stanage@state.or.us
 
RESIDENTIAL SERVICE PROTECTION FUND
1A. RESIDENTIAL SERVICE PROTECTION FUND:
Request to Open a Formal Investigation of Vilaire Company Incorporated dba VCI.
Staff contact: Jon Cray, (503) 373-1400
e-mail: jon.cray@state.or.us
 
 

 
PUBLIC COMMENT