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February 27, 2007, Public Meeting Agenda.
9:30 a.m.
February 27, 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
CA1.  PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Advice No. 07-02) Requests modifications to adjust for Daylight Saving Time.
Effective date: February 28, 2007
Staff contact: Carla Owings, (503) 378-6629
e-mail: carla.m.owings@state.or.us
CA2.  PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Advice No. 07-03) Requests Housekeeping Modifications to Miscellaneous Schedules.
Effective date: February 28, 2007
Staff contact: Carla Owings, (503) 378-6629
e-mail: carla.m.owings@state.or.us
 
CA3.  PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Docket No. UM 1186(2)) Application for Deferral of Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation State Tax Credit Cost Reductions.
Staff contact: Carla Owings, (503) 378-6629
e-mail: carla.m.owings@state.or.us
REMOVED
CA4.  PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Advice No. 07-04) Makes modifications to Schedule 126, Annual Power Cost Variance Mechanism.
Effective date: February 28, 2007
Staff contact: Maury Galbraith, (503) 378-6667
e-mail: maury.galbraith@state.or.us
CA5.  IDAHO POWER COMPANY:
(Advice No. 07-01) Makes revisions to Schedule 87 – Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) Conservation Rate Credit Programs.
Effective date: February 28, 2007
Staff contact: Bill McNamee, (503) 378-6360
e-mail: bill.mcnamee@state.or.us
CA6.  PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT:
(Advice No. 07-002) Complies with the Company’s commitment to the City of Portland and the League of Oregon Cities in the UE 179 Stipulation dated August 3, 2006.
Effective date: March 5, 2007
Staff contact: Ed Durrenberger, (503) 373-1536
e-mail: ed.durrenberger@state.or.us
CA7.  PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT:
(Advice No. 07-004) Proposes to terminate Schedule 95, Miscellaneous Deferred Accounts Credit.
Effective date: February 28, 2007
Staff contact: Ed Durrenberger, (503) 373-1536
e-mail: ed.durrenberger@state.or.us
CA8.  PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT:
(Advice No. 07-003) 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
CA9.  PACIFICORP:
(Docket No. UI 256) Application requesting approval of 1) Geothermal steam pre-purchase agreement, and 2) Steam Delivery agreement between PacifiCorp and Intermountain Geothermal Company (IGC) a wholly-owned subsidiary of PacifiCorp.
Staff contact: Suzanne Smith, (503) 378-6665
e-mail: suzanne.smith@state.or.us
 
CA10.  PACIFICORP:
(Docket No. UI 258) Application Requesting Approval to Continue Purchasing Gas Transportation Service from Kern River Gas Transmission Company.
Staff contact: Michael Dougherty, (503) 378-3623
e-mail: michael.dougherty@state.or.us
CA11.  PACIFICORP:
(Docket No. UF 4237) Application for Authority to Issue and Sell or Exchange not more than $1,500,000,000 of Debt Securities, Enter into Credit Support Arrangements, Enter into Currency Swaps, and Contribute or Sell Additional Debt to Special Purpose Entities.
Staff contact: Ming Peng, (503) 373-1123
e-mail: ming.peng@state.or.us
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
CA12.  VERIZON NORTHWEST INC:
(Advice No. 907) Broadens the threshold for customer qualification and updates some specifics in the Business Link Rewards Plan.
Effective date: March 1, 2007
Staff contact: David Sloan, (503) 378-6113
e-mail: david.sloan@state.or.us
CA13.  OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
Request to approve Negotiated Interconnection Agreements and Amendments Submitted Pursuant to Section 252(e) of the Telecommunications Act of 1996.
Staff contact: Celeste Hari, (503) 378-6628
e-mail: celeste.hari@state.or.us
WATER
CA14.  AVION WATER COMPANY, INC:
(Docket No. UI 260) Application Requesting Approval of an Affiliated Interest Agreement between Avion Water Company and the Principal Shareholder and President of Avion Water Company.
Staff contact: Michael Dougherty, (503) 378-3623
e-mail: michael.dougherty@state.or.us
OTHER BUSINESS
CA15.  OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
(Docket No UM 1012) Requests an order to continue the annual fee level for gas, water, and wastewater utilities at 2.5 mills per dollar (.25 percent) and sets the utility fee rate for each electric utility based on kilowatt-hours delivered to retail electric customers in 2006.
Staff contact: Vikie Bailey-Goggins, (503) 378-6366
e-mail: vikie.bailey-goggins@state.or.us
 
REGULAR AGENDA
 
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
1.  PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Docket No. UP 236) Application for 1) authorization from the Oregon Public Utility 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
2.  PACIFICORP:
Report on transmission tariff and Standards of Conduct violations. Informational only.
Staff contact: Ed Busch, (503) 378-6625
e-mail: ed.busch@state.or.us
3.   IDAHO POW​ER COMPANY:
(Docket No. LC 41) Summary Presentation of 2006 Integrated Resource Plan.  Informational only.
Staff contact: Bill McNamee, (503) 378-6360
e-mail: bill.mcnamee@state.or.us
PUBLIC COMMENT