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January 23, 2007, Public Meeting Agenda
 
9:30 a.m.
January 23, 2007
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
 
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
CA1.  NORTHWEST NATURAL:
(Docket No. UF 4235) Application for Authority to Enter into Interest Rate Swaps, Caps, Floors, and Collars.
Staff contact: Ming Peng, (503) 373-1123
e-mail: ming.peng@state.or.us
 
CA2.  NORTHWEST NATURAL:
(Docket No. UM 1293) Application for an Accounting Order Regarding Treatment of Accumulated Other Comprehensive Income for Funded Status of Pension and Other Postretirement Benefit Obligations.
Staff contact: Ed Durrenberger, (503) 373-1536
e-mail: ed.durrenberger@state.or.us
 
CA3.  PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT:
(Advice No. 07-001) Makes a housekeeping change to Schedule 23 – General Service – Small Nonresidential Delivery Service.
Effective date: February 2, 2007
Staff contact: Ed Durrenberger, (503) 373-1536
e-mail: ed.durrenberger@state.or.us
 
CA4.  PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
Approval of Metering Test and Inspection Policy.
Staff contact: Jerry Murray, (503) 378-6626
e-mail: jerry.murray@state.or.us
 
CA5.  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
 
REMOVED
CA6.  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: Michael Dougherty, (503) 378-3623
e-mail: michael.dougherty@state.or.us
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
CA7.  UNITED TELEPHONE COMPANY OF THE NORTHWEST/EMBARQ:
 (Advice No. OR06-31) Makes changes associated with the availability of national directory assistance.
Effective date: January 24, 2007
Staff contact: David Sloan, (503) 378-6113
e-mail: david.sloan@state.or.us
 
CA8.  OREGON EXCHANGE CARRIER ASSN:
(Advice No. 99) Updates special access demand units for 2006 and adds language to prescribe the billing of special access transport mileage for OECA member companies when the transport for a special access circuit is provided by both an OECA Special Access Pool participant and a non-Pool participant.
Effective date: February 1, 2007
Staff contact: Cynthia VanLanduyt, (503) 378-6638
e-mail: cynthia.vanlanduyt@state.or.us
WATER
CA9.  AVION WATER COMPANY:
(Docket No. UF 4234) Application for Authority to enter into Loan Agreement.
Staff contact: Thomas D. Morgan, (503) 378-4629
e-mail: thomas.d.morgan@state.or.us
 
 
REGULAR AGENDA
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
1.  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
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
REMOVED
2.  CINGULAR WIRELESS, LLC:
(Docket No. UM 1253) Application for Designation as an Eligible Telecommunications Carrier.
Staff contact:  Kay Marinos, (503) 378-6730
e-mail:  kay.marinos@state.or.us
PUBLIC COMMENT