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February 26, 2008, Public Meeting Agenda
9:30 a.m.
February 26, 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. VERIZON NORTHWEST INC:
(Advice No. 947) Introduces a new Competitive Response Program for residential customers.
Effective date: March 6, 2008
Staff contact: David Sloan, (503) 378-6113
e-mail: david.sloan@state.or.us
 
CA2. VERIZON NORTHWEST INC:
(Advice No. SC07-12) Establishes a special contract between Verizon Northwest Inc and a confidential customer for CentraNet Service.
Effective date: March 5, 2008
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
e-mail: jim.stanage@state.or.us
 
CA3. 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
 
CA4. COMSPAN COMMUNICATIONS INC.:
(Docket UM 1364) Application for approval of eligibility to participate in the Oregon Universal Service Fund in the Veneta, Reedsport and Myrtle Point Wire Centers.
Staff contact: Celeste Hari, (503) 378-6628
e-mail: celeste.hari@state.or.us
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
CA5. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Docket No. UM 1186(3)) Defers Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation state tax credit cost reductions.
Staff contact: Carla Owings, (503) 378-6629
e-mail: carla.m.owings@state.or.us
 
REMOVED
CA6.  PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Docket No. UM 1328) Defers costs associated with Automated Metering Infrastructure project.
Staff contact: Carla Owings, (503) 378-6629
e-mail: carla.m.owings@state.or.us
 
CA7. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Docket No. UM 1301(1)) Defers quarterly Direct Access Open Enrollment costs/benefits.
Staff contact: Carla Owings, (503) 378-6629
e-mail: carla.m.owings@state.or.us
 
CA8. AVISTA CORPORATION:
(Docket No. UF 4246) Application for authority to issue and sell up to $350,000,000 of first mortgage bonds.
Staff contact: Steven Storm, (503) 378-5264
e-mail: steven.storm@state.or.us
 
CA9. IDAHO POWER COMPANY:
(Advice No. 07-15) Establishes an "Energy-Only" service option on Schedule 41, Street Lighting Service.
Effective date: February 27, 2008
Staff contact: Bill McNamee, (503) 378-6360
e-mail: bill.mcnamee@state.or.us
 
CA10. CASCADE NATURAL GAS:
(Docket No. UI 278) Application for an affiliated interest agreement with Knife River Corporation and waiver of the requirements of OAR 860-027-0040.
Staff contact: Marion Anderson, (503) 378-4362
e-mail: marion.anderson@state.or.us
 
CA11. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Docket No. UM 1294 (1)) Application for reauthorization of deferred accounting of annual power cost variance.
Staff contact: Ed Durrenberger, (503) 373-1536
e-mail: ed.durrenberger@state.or.us
WATER
CA12. AVION WATER COMPANY INC:
(Advice No. 08-20) Introduces a new tariff, Schedule No. 12 (Woodriver Village System Impact Fee) and revises Schedule No. 3, Miscellaneous Service Charges, and the corresponding rules.
Effective date: March 1, 2008
Staff contact: Renee Sloan, (503) 373-7871
e-mail: renee.sloan@state.or.us
 
CA13. SEVENTH MOUNTAIN GOLF VILLAGE WATER COMPANY:
(Docket No. UI 280) Application for an affiliated interest contract between Seventh Mountain Golf Village Water Company and Dale Bernards.
Staff contact: Marion Anderson, (503) 378-4362
e-mail: marion.anderson@state.or.us
OTHER BUSINESS
CA14. OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
(Docket No. UM 1012) Requests an order to continue the annual fee level for gas, water, and wastewater utilities at 2.5 mills per dollar (.25 percent) and, with the implementation of House Bill 2053, sets the annual fee rate for electric companies at 2.5 mills.
Staff contact: Vikie Bailey-Goggins, (503) 378-6366
e-mail: vikie.bailey-goggins@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. ENERGY TRUST OF OREGON:
Presentation of 2007, Fourth Quarter Report.  Informational only.
Staff contact: Lori Koho, (503) 378-6117
e-mail: lori.koho@state.or.us
WATER
3.  ANGLERS COVE SHADY COVE HEIGHTS WATER COMPANY:
(Docket No. UW 126/Advice No. 08-19) Requests a general rate revision.
Effective date: March 1, 2008
Staff contact: Kathy Miller, (503) 373-1003
e-mail: kathy.miller@state.or.us
 
PUBLIC COMMENT