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January 9, 2007, Public Meeting Agenda
 
9:30 a.m.
January 9, 2007
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    
 
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
REMOVED
CA1. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Docket No. UP 236) Application for 1) authorization from the Oregon Public Utility Commission (Commission) to sell Tradable Renewable Energy Credits (TRCs) and 2) an accounting order to record all proceeds and fees, related to net proceeds from TRC sales in the property sale deferred account.
Staff contact: David Poston, (503) 378-6360
e-mail: david.poston@state.or.us
 
CA2.  IDAHO POWER COMPANY:
(Advice No. 06-12) Revises Schedule 81, Industrial Efficiency Program.
Effective date: January 10, 2007
Staff contact: Bill McNamee, (503) 378-6360
e-mail: bill.mcnamee@state.or.us 
 
CA3.  IDAHO POWER COMPANY:
(Advice No. 06-13) Revises Schedule 83, Building Efficiency Program.
Effective date: January 10, 2007
Staff contact: Bill McNamee, (503) 378-6360
e-mail: bill.mcnamee@state.or.us
 
CA4.  AVISTA UTILITIES:
(Advice No. 06-10-G) Modifies Schedule 492, Commercial/Industrial DSM Program – Oregon.
Effective date: January 15, 2007
Staff contact: Lynn Kittilson, (503) 378-6116
e-mail: lynn.kittilson@state.or.us
 
CA5.  AVISTA UTILITIES:
(Advice No. 06-11-G) Revises Rule No. 16 to comply with Federal requirements regarding meter protection.
Effective date: January 19, 2007
Staff contact: Deborah Garcia, (503) 378-6688
e-mail: deborah.garcia@state.or.us
 
CA6.  OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
League of Oregon Cities Request for an Investigation of PacifiCorp Street Lighting Allowance in Response to Advice 06-012.
Staff contact: Steve Chriss, (503) 378-3778
e-mail: steve.chriss@state.or.us
 
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CA7.  PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Docket No. UM 1131(4)) Requests Reauthorization to Defer Information Technology Costs.
Staff contact: Carla Owings, (503) 378-6629
e-mail: carla.m.owings@state.or.us
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
CA8.  VERIZON NORTHWEST INC:
(Advice No. 900) Clarifies the minimum line requirement for CentraNet service.
Effective date: January 12, 2007
Staff contact: David Sloan, (503) 378-6113
e-mail: david.sloan@state.or.us
 
REGULAR AGENDA
 
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
1.  OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
Requests the Commission authorize issuance of a Citation for Major Safety Violations 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
 
REMOVED
2.  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
 
3.  PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT:
Update on renewable resource acquisitions. Informational only.
Staff contact: Lisa Schwartz, (503) 378-8718
e-mail: lisa.c.schwartz@state.or.us
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
REMOVED
4.  QWEST CORPORATION: (Advice No. 2037)
Increases the residence and business rates for the Trouble Isolation Charge (TIC).
Effective date: January 15, 2007
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
e-mail: jim.stanage@state.or.us
COMMISSION OBJECTIVES
5. OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF
Proposes adoption of agency objectives for 2007-08.
Staff contact:  Lee Sparling, (503) 378-6137
e-mail:  lee.sparling@state.or.us
PUBLIC COMMENT