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July 24, 2007, Public Meeting Agenda
9:30 a.m.
July 24, 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. PACIFICORP:
(Docket No. UI 269) Application Requesting Approval of Rail Transportation Agreements with Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway Company, an Affiliated Interest.
Staff contact: Michael Dougherty, (503) 378-3623
e-mail: michael.dougherty@state.or.us
CA2. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Docket No. UM 1103(4)) Request to reauthorize deferral of costs associated with Intervenor Funding Grants.
Staff contact: Carla Owings, (503) 378-6629
e-mail: carla.m.owings@state.or.us 
 
CA3. NORTHWEST NATURAL:
(Docket No. UM 1322) Application for a Deferred Accounting Order for Certain Integrity Management Program Revenues.
Staff contact: Ed Durrenberger, (503) 373-1536
e-mail: ed.durrenberger@state.or.us
CA4. OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
Request to open an investigation to consider whether to adopt new federal standards added to PURPA Section 111(d), related to fuel diversity and fossil fuel generation efficiency. 
Staff contact: Bonnie Tatom, (503) 378-8225
e-mail: bonnie.tatom@state.or.us
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
CA5. QWEST CORPORATION:
(Advice No. C13-2007) Establishes special contract arrangements between Qwest and a confidential customer for One‑party Flat Rate Business Lines with Hunting.
Effective date: August 5, 2007
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
e-mail: jim.stanage@state.or.us
CA6. QWEST CORPORATION:
(Advice No. C14-2007) Establishes special contract arrangements between Qwest and a confidential customer for One‑party Flat Rate Business Lines with Hunting and other services.
Effective date: August 7, 2007
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
e-mail: jim.stanage@state.or.us
CA7. QWEST CORPORATION:
(Advice No. C16-2007) Establishes special contract arrangements between Qwest and a confidential customer for Choice Business Prime and Add-A-Line services.
Effective date: August 28, 2007
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
e-mail: jim.stanage@state.or.us
CA8. UNITED TELEPHONE COMPANY OF THE NORTHWEST/EMBARQ:
(Advice No. OR07-17) Introduces the Economy Solution package for business customers.
Effective date: July 25, 2007
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
e-mail: jim.stanage@state.or.us
CA9. UNITED TELEPHONE COMPANY OF THE NORTHWEST/EMBARQ:
 (Advice No. OR07-19) Revises the company's Business Customer Incentive Program to provide two monthly bill credits rather than the current single monthly bill credit.
Effective date: July 25, 2007
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
e-mail: jim.stanage@state.or.us
 
CA10. QWEST CORPORATION:
(Advice No. 2049) Establishes two new options for Public Access Line (PAL) Service and grandfathers the Message with 300 Call Allowance, Message PAL Service and Carrier Package Basic Message Public Access Line options.
Effective date: July 30, 2007
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
e-mail: jim.stanage@state.or.us
CA11. UNITED TELEPHONE COMPANY OF THE NORTHWEST/EMBARQ:
(Advice No. OR07-18) Makes Privacy ID available to Standard Home Phone II bundle customers at a monthly discounted rate.
Effective date: July 25, 2007
Staff contact: David Sloan, (503) 378-6113
e-mail: david.sloan@state.or.us
CA12. UNITED TELEPHONE COMPANY OF THE NORTHWEST/EMBARQ:
(Advice No. OR07-20) Introduces two customer retention programs for the Small Office Home Office customers.
Effective date: July 25, 2007
Staff contact: David Sloan, (503) 378-6113
e-mail: david.sloan@state.or.us
CA13. OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
Requests Approval of 2006 Form I, Separated Results of Operations.
Staff contact: Roger White, (503) 378-6371
e-mail: roger.white@state.or.us
 
REGULAR AGENDA
 
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
1. OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF
Request for Commission to take comment on proposed small generator interconnection rulemaking to be opened in due course as required by the 2005 EPAct.
Staff contact: Ed Durrenberger, (503) 373-1536
e-mail: ed.durrenberger@state.or.us
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
2. 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
PUBLIC COMMENT