Text Size:   A+ A- A   •   Text Only
Find     
Site Image

July 10, 2007, Public Meeting Agenda
9:30 a.m.
July 10, 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.  AVISTA UTILITIES:
(Docket No. UI 267) Application of Avista Corporation dba Avista Utilities to Enter into Loans to and from Avista Capital, an Affiliated Interest.
Staff contact: Michael Dougherty, (503) 378-3623
e-mail: michael.dougherty@state.or.us
CA2.  AVISTA CORPORATION:
(Docket No. UM 1165 (3)) Requests reauthorization to defer certain costs associated with demand-side management programs.
Staff contact: Carla Owings, (503) 378-6629
e-mail: carla.m.owings@state.or.us 
CA3.  AVISTA CORPORATION:
(Docket No. UM 1315) Requests Authorization for an Accounting Order Regarding Treatment for Funded Status of Pension and other Postretirement Benefit Obligations.
Staff contact: Carla Owings, (503) 378-6629
e-mail: carla.m.owings@state.or.us
CA4.  AVISTA CORPORATION:
(Docket No. UM 903/AR 357) 2007 Spring Earnings Review.
Staff contact: Carla Owings, (503) 378-6629
e-mail: carla.m.owings@state.or.us
CA5.  PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Advice No. 07-14) Corrects the Field Service Collection Charge.
Effective date: July 11, 2007
Staff contact: Carla Owings, (503) 378-6629
e-mail: carla.m.owings@state.or.us
 
CA6.  CASCADE NATURAL GAS:
(Docket No. UM 903/AR 357) 2007 Spring Earnings Review.
Staff contact: Ed Durrenberger, (503) 373-1536
e-mail: ed.durrenberger@state.or.us
 
CA7.  NORTHWEST NATURAL:
(Docket No. UM 903/AR 357) 2007 Spring Earnings Review.
Staff contact: Ed Durrenberger, (503) 373-1536
e-mail: ed.durrenberger@state.or.us
CA8.  NORTHWEST NATURAL:
(Advice No. 07-3) Changes the Winter Sales WACOG election date from August 31 to September 15.
Effective date: July 11, 2007
Staff contact: Deborah Garcia, (503) 378-6688
e-mail: deborah.garcia@state.or.us
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
CA9. OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
Request to cancel certificates of authority to provide telecommunications service in Oregon of carriers who violated the terms and conditions of their certificates.
Staff contact: Lois Meerdink, (503) 378-8959
e-mail: lois.meerdink@state.or.us
CA10. UNITED TELEPHONE COMPANY OF THE NORTHWEST/EMBARQ:
(Advice No. OR07-13) Introduces Voice Business Continuity and provides business customers with the ability to establish predetermined alternate routing plans for incoming voice traffic which can be used as a disaster recovery service.
Effective date: July 11, 2007
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
e-mail: jim.stanage@state.or.us
CA11. VERIZON NORTHWEST INC:
(Advice No. 929) Offers a new calling service bundle, Unlimited Dial Tone Line (DTL) Package for Business and Unlimited CentraNet CustoPak Package for Business.
Effective date: July 23, 2007
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
e-mail: jim.stanage@state.or.us
CA12. 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
CA13.  AVION WATER COMPANY, INC.:
(Docket No. UI 266) Affiliated interest application with David L. Nelsen.
Staff contact: Marion Anderson, (503) 378-4362
e-mail: marion.anderson@state.or.us
CA14.  AVION WATER COMPANY INC:
(Advice No. 07-16) Makes a housekeeping change to Schedule 3 reflecting the updated interest rate.
Effective date: July 11, 2007
Staff contact: Renee Sloan, (503) 373-7871
e-mail: renee.sloan@state.or.us
CA15.  PETE'S MOUNTAIN WATER CO INC:
(Docket No. UW 121/Advice No. 07-17) Makes revisions to Schedule No. 2, Miscellaneous Service Charges.
Effective date: July 21, 2007
Staff contact: Renee Sloan, (503) 373-7871
e-mail: renee.sloan@state.or.us
 
REGULAR AGENDA
PUBLIC COMMENT