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November 8, 2007, Public Meeting Agenda
9:30 a.m.
November 8, 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. IDAHO POWER COMPANY:
(Advice No. 07-09) Updates Cogeneration and Small Power Production Contract Rates.
Effective date: November 12, 2007
Staff contact: Ed Durrenberger, (503) 373-1536
e-mail: ed.durrenberger@state.or.us
CA2. OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
(Docket No. UM 1331) Staff recommendations relating to standards for fuel diversity and fossil fuel generation efficiency.
Staff contact: Bonnie Tatom, (503) 378-8225
e-mail: bonnie.tatom@state.or.us
CA3. PACIFICORP:
(Docket No. UP 242) Application of PacifiCorp for the Sale of a Transmission Line and Removal of a Switching Station.
Staff contact: Dustin Ball, (503) 373-7946
e-mail: dustin.r.ball@state.or.us 
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
CA4. CITIZENS TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF OREGON dba FRONTIER COMMUNICATIONS OF OREGON:
(Docket No. UM 1352) Petition for exemption from filing certain service quality reports in accordance with the provisions of OAR 860-034-0390(16)(d).
Staff contact: Rick Carter, (503) 378-6631
e-mail: rick.carter@state.or.us
CA5. VERIZON NORTHWEST INC:
(Advice No. 942) Introduces a one-time $25 bill credit or gift card for retaining or winning back residential customers.
Effective date: November 12, 2007
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
e-mail: jim.stanage@state.or.us
CA6. VERIZON NORTHWEST INC:
(Advice No. 943) Makes text changes related to charges for Enhanced Call Forwarding.
Effective date: November 10, 2007
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
e-mail: jim.stanage@state.or.us
CA7. OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF
Reallocation of Local Exchange Telecommunications Service Territory for Qwest Corporation.
Staff contact: Marlene Gorsuch, (503) 373-7905
e-mail: marlene.gorsuch@state.or.us
CA8. OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF
Reallocation of Local Exchange Telecommunications Service Territory for Pine Telephone System, Inc.
Staff contact: Marlene Gorsuch, (503) 373-7905
e-mail: marlene.gorsuch@state.or.us
CA9. 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
CA10. QWEST CORPORATION:
(Advice No. 2057) Introduces the Purchase Plus Reward discounted pricing plan for business customers purchasing three to twenty basic business lines and/or packages.
Effective date: November 20, 2007
Staff contact: David Sloan, (503) 378-6113
e-mail: david.sloan@state.or.us
 
REGULAR AGENDA
ADDED
1. OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION:
(Docket No. UM 1353) Approval of Intervenor Funding Agreement for 2007 for Avista Utilities
Contact: Michael Grant, (503) 378-6102
e-mail: michael.grant@state.or.us
 
PUBLIC COMMENT