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September 20, 2007, Public Meeting Agenda.
9:30 a.m.
September 20, 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:
(Docket No. UP 240) Application for Approval of the Saleof Property in Damascus.
Staff contact: Dustin Ball, (503) 373-7946
e-mail: dustin.r.ball@state.or.us
CA2. CASCADE NATURAL GAS CORPORATION:
(Docket No. UI 274) Application for Approval of the Intercompany Administrative Services Agreement with MDU Resources Group, Inc.
Staff contact: Dustin Ball, (503) 373-7946
e-mail: dustin.r.ball@state.or.us
CA3. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
Updates the company’s avoided cost information for the fourth quarter 2007.
Staff contact: Bill McNamee, (503) 378-6360
e-mail: bill.mcnamee@state.or.us
CA4. PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT:
(Advice No. 07-017) Makes revisions to Schedule 135, Net Metering Service.
Effective date: October 1, 2007
Staff contact: Lisa Schwartz, (503) 378-8718
e-mail: lisa.c.schwartz@state.or.us
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
CA5. OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
(Docket No. UM 940) Establishes the gross revenue fee level for telecommunications providers for 2008.
Staff contact: John Tatom, (503) 373-7133
e-mail: john.tatom@state.or.us
 
CA6. VERIZON NORTHWEST INC:
(Advice No. 937) Introduces an additional discount available to Regional Value subscribers.
Effective date: October 1, 2007
Staff contact: David Sloan, (503) 378-6113
e-mail: david.sloan@state.or.us
 
REMOVED
CA7.  VERIZON NORTHWEST INC:
(Advice No. 938) Introduces two new optional system features for CentraNet and decreases rates for Tie Channel Service.
Effective date: September 21, 2007
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
e-mail: jim.stanage@state.or.us
CA8. 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
CA9. AVION WATER COMPANY, INC.:
(Docket No. UI 268) Affiliated Interest Application with Jan M. and
Christine M. Wick.
Staff contact: Michael Dougherty, (503) 378-3623
e-mail: michael.dougherty@state.or.us
 
REGULAR AGENDA
 
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
1. ENERGY TRUST OF OREGON:
Presentation of 2007, Second Quarter Report.  Informational only.
Staff contact: Lori Koho, 378-6117
e-mail: lori.koho@state.or.us
 
ADDED
1A. NORTHWEST NATURAL GAS
(Docket Nos. UG 163/UG 152) Extending the Term of Weather-Adjusted Rate Mechanism and Distribution Margin Normalization.
Staff contact: Bryan Conway, (503) 378-6200
e-mail: bryan.conway@state.or.us
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
2. INTEGRA TELECOM OF OREGON INC:
(Docket No. UM 1333) Petition for exemption of service quality reporting requirements.
Staff contact: Rick Carter, (503) 378-6631
e-mail: rick.carter@state.or.us
3. OREGON TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION:
(Docket No. UM 1334) Petition for exemption of service quality reporting requirements.
Staff contact: Rick Carter, (503) 378-6631
e-mail: rick.carter@state.or.us
4. OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
(Docket No. UM 1310) 2007 Annual Recertification of Eligible Telecommunication Carriers.
Staff contact: Kay Marinos, (503) 378-6730
e-mail: kay.marinos@state.or.us
PUBLIC COMMENT