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January 8, 2008, Public Meeting Agenda
9:30 a.m.
January 8, 2008
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    
 
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
CA1. UNITED TELEPHONE COMPANY OF THE NORTHWEST/EMBARQ:  
(Advice No. OR07-23) Revises tariff language removing obsolete services, reinstating deleted calculation of cancellation charges language and making general housekeeping corrections.
Effective date: January 11, 2008
Staff contact: Suzanne Smith, (503) 378-6665
e-mail: suzanne.smith@state.or.us
CA2. UNITED TELEPHONE COMPANY OF THE NORTHWEST/EMBARQ:  
(Advice No. OR07-24) Introduces a new business customer incentive program.
Effective date: January 9, 2008
Staff contact: David Sloan, (503) 378-6113
e-mail: david.sloan@state.or.us 
CA3. OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF
Reallocation of local exchange telecommunications service territory for Clear Creek Mutual Telephone Company.
Staff contact: Marlene Gorsuch, (503) 373-7905
e-mail: marlene.gorsuch@state.or.us
 
CA4. OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF
Reallocation of local exchange telecommunications service territory for Nehalem Communications, Inc.
Staff contact: Marlene Gorsuch, (503) 373-7905
e-mail: marlene.gorsuch@state.or.us
 
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
CA5. AVISTA UTILITIES:
(Docket No. UM 1356) Defers intervenor funding grants awarded to qualifying organizations participating in certain types of regulatory proceedings before the Commission.
Staff contact: Deborah Garcia, (503) 378-6688
e-mail: deborah.garcia@state.or.us
CA6. PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT:
(Advice No. 07-025) Sets the Multnomah County Business Income Tax Rate.
Effective date: January 9, 2008
Staff contact: Deborah Garcia, (503) 378-6688
e-mail: deborah.garcia@state.or.us
CA7. PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT:
(Docket No. UM 1285(1)) Reauthorization of deferred accounting for independent evaluator costs associated with Requests for Proposals.
Staff contact: Deborah Garcia, (503) 378-6688
e-mail: deborah.garcia@state.or.us
CA8. CASCADE NATURAL GAS
Accept the 2008 Budget of Expenditures.
Staff contact: Paul Rossow, (503) 378-6917
e-mail: paul.rossow@state.or.us
CA9. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC
(Docket No. UM 1269(1)) Requests reauthorization to defer costs associated with Stable Rate Option.
Staff contact: Carla Owings, (503) 378-6629
e-mail: carla.m.owings@state.or.us
CA10. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Docket No. UM 1347) Defers costs associated with an Independent Evaluator.
Staff contact: Carla Owings, (503) 378-6629
e-mail: carla.m.owings@state.or.us 
 
CA11. PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT:
(Docket No. UM 1360) Recommendation for Oregon Independent Evaluator for Request for Proposals for Flexible Resources starting in 2012 through 2017.
Staff contact: Lisa Schwartz, (503) 378-8718
e-mail: lisa.c.schwartz@state.or.us
CA12. PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT:
(Advice No. 07-024) Modifies Schedule 220, Standard Offer Supply Service, to reflect adjustments associated with transition adjustment mechanism.
Effective date: January 9, 2008
Staff contact: Lori Koho, (503) 378-6117
e-mail: lori.koho@state.or.us
CA13. PACIFICORP
(Docket No. UF 4243) Application for authority to issue and sell or exchange not more than $2,000,000,000 of debt securities; enter into credit support arrangements; enter into currency swaps; and contribute or sell additional debt to special-purpose entities.
Staff contact: Steven Storm, (503) 378-5264
e-mail: steven.storm@state.or.us
 
REGULAR AGENDA
 
PUBLIC COMMENT