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November 20, 2007, Public Meeting Agenda
9:30 a.m.
November 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. UM 1345) Staff recommendation for Independent Evaluator for Request for Proposals for Energy Resources.
Staff contact: Lori Koho, (503) 378-6117
e-mail: lori.koho@state.or.us
CA2. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Docket No. UP 243) Application for approval to sell property located in the City of Salem.
Staff contact: Marion Anderson, (503) 378-4362
e-mail: marion.anderson@state.or.us
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
CA3. UNITED TELEPHONE COMPANY OF THE NORTHWEST dba EMBARQ:
(Docket No. UI 275) Application for approval of a Services Agreement with Embarq Logistics, Inc., an affiliated interest.
Staff contact: Marion Anderson, (503) 378-4362
e-mail: marion.anderson@state.or.us

 
CA4. VERIZON NORTHWEST INC:
(Advice No. 944) Amends language related to the determination of jurisdiction of interstate calls using the Percent Interstate Usage (PIU) factor.
Effective date: November 21, 2007
Staff contact: John Reynolds, (503) 378-2985
e-mail: john.reynolds@state.or.us
CA5. 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
OTHER BUSINESS
CA6. OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF
(Docket No. UM 779) Commission determination of late-payment rate and interest accrued on customer deposits.
Staff contact: Ming Peng, (503) 373-1123
e-mail: ming.peng@state.or.us
 
REGULAR AGENDA
 
RESIDENTIAL SERVICE PROTECTION FUND
1. RESIDENTIAL SERVICE PROTECTION FUND (RSPF):
Commission Approval of TDAP Advisory Committee Members.
Staff contact: Jon Cray, (503) 373-1400
E-mail: jon.cray@state.or.us
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
2. AVISTA UTILITIES
(Docket No. UG 181/Advice No. 07-09-G) Requests a general rate increase in the company's Oregon annual revenues of $2,975,000, or 2.3 percent overall.
Effective date: November 21, 2007
Staff contact: Judy Johnson, (503) 378-6636
e-mail: judy.johnson@state.or.us
3. IDAHO POWER COMPANY:
(Docket No. UE 195/ Advice No. 07-10 )  Requests authorization to establish a Power Cost Adjustment Mechanism and approval of Schedule 55.
Effective date: December 1, 2007
Staff contact: Ed Durrenberger, (503) 373-1536
e-mail: ed.durrenberger@state.or.us
 
4. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Advice No. 07-26) Makes revisions to Schedule 115, Low-Income Assistance.
Effective date: January 1, 2008
Staff contact: Lori Koho, (503) 378-6117
e-mail: lori.koho@state.or.us
5. PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT:
(Advice No. 07-020) Makes revisions to Schedule 91, Low Income Bill Payment Assistance Fund.
Effective date: January 1, 2008
Staff contact: Lori Koho, (503) 378-6117
e-mail: lori.koho@state.or.us
6. OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
Requests Commission approval to allow automatic extension of the Grant Agreement between the PUC and the Energy Trust of Oregon to March 1, 2010.
Staff contact: Lori Koho, (503) 378-6117
e-mail: lori.koho@state.or.us
 
PUBLIC COMMENT