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April 8, 2008, Public Meeting Agenda
9:30 a.m.
April 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. CENTURYTEL OF OREGON INC and CENTURYTEL OF EASTERN OREGON INC (CENTURYTEL):
(Docket No. UM 1369) Petition for exemption from filing certain service quality reports in accordance with the provisions of OAR 860-023-0055(16)(d).
Staff contact: Irv Emmons, (503) 378-4165
e-mail: irv.emmons@state.or.us
 
CA2. CENTURYTEL OF OREGON INC:
(Advice No. 284) Introduces two new service packages and grandfathers one current service package.
Effective date: April 19, 2008
Staff contact: David Sloan, (503) 378-6113
e-mail: david.sloan@state.or.us
CA3. VERIZON NORTHWEST INC:
(Advice No. 950) Revises the Regional Value and Regional Essentials Retention and Winback Offer.
Effective date: April 17, 2008
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
e-mail: jim.stanage@state.or.us
CA4. VERIZON NORTHWEST INC:
(Advice No. SC08-02) Establishes special contract arrangements between Verizon and a confidential customer for Dedicated SONET Services.
Effective date: April 10, 2008
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
e-mail: jim.stanage@state.or.us
CA5. OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
Request to cancel certificates of authority to provide telecommunications service in Oregon of carriers who violated the terms and conditions of their certificates.
Staff contact: Lois Meerdink, (503) 378-8959
e-mail: lois.meerdink@state.or.us
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
CA6. OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
(Docket No. UM 1367) Petition to waive OAR 860-039-0060 and Special Condition No. 3, Pacific Power Schedule 135 (Net Metering Service).
Staff contact: Lisa Schwartz, (503) 378-8718
e-mail: lisa.c.schwartz@state.or.us
 

CA7.  PACIFICORP:
(Docket No. UM 1370) Petition for waiver of the filing requirements for Quarterly Power Source Disclosure Bill Inserts.
Staff contact: Lisa Schwartz, (503) 378-8718
e-mail: lisa.c.schwartz@state.or.us
CA8. PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT:
(Advice No. 08-004) Implements the third year of transition rates for Klamath Basin irrigation customers.
Effective date: April 17, 2008
Staff contact: Bill McNamee, (503) 378-6360
e-mail: bill.mcnamee@state.or.us
CA9. PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT:
(Advice No. 08-005) Cancels Schedule 293, Large Nonresidential Consumer SB 1149 Adjustment.
Effective date: April 17, 2008
Staff contact: Deborah Garcia, (503) 378-6688
e-mail: deborah.garcia@state.or.us
 
REMOVED
CA10.  NORTHWEST NATURAL:
(Docket No. UM 1078 (5)) Application for deferred accounting of unrecovered environmental costs associated with French American School, and reauthorization of deferred accounting of unrecovered environmental costs associated with Gasco, Wacker (Siltronic), Portland Gas, Portland Harbor, Eugene Water and Electric Board, Central Gas Hold, and Oregon Steel Mills.
Staff contact: Deborah Garcia, (503) 378-6688
e-mail: deborah.garcia@state.or.us
CA11. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Docket No. UM 1371) Application to waive the part of OAR 860-038-0200(5) that requires a report of unbundled costs to be filed with the annual results of operations report.
Staff contact: Deborah Garcia, (503) 378-6688
e-mail: deborah.garcia@state.or.us
 
REGULAR AGENDA
 
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
REMOVED
1.  VERIZON NORTHWEST INC:
(Advice No. 948) Clarifies the "Relocation of Existing Outside Plant Facilities" language.
Effective date: April 11, 2008
Staff contact: Irv Emmons, (503) 378-4165
e-mail: irv.emmons@state.or.us
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
REVISED CAPTION
2. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Docket No. UM 1328) Accounting order to classify expenses associated with Automated Metering Infrastructure project as capital costs.
Staff contact: Carla Owings, (503) 378-6629
e-mail: carla.m.owings@state.or.us
 
ADDED
2A. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Advice No. 08-04) Schedule 102 Regional Power Act Exchange Credit.
Staff contact: Marc Hellman (503) 378-6355
e-mail: marc.hellman@state.or.us
WATER
3. CLINE BUTTE UTILITY COMPANY:
(Docket No. UW 127/Advice No. 08-23) Requests a general rate revision.
Effective date: July 1, 2008
Staff contact: Renee Sloan, (503) 373-7871
e-mail: renee.sloan@state.or.us
PUBLIC COMMENT