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May 6, 2008, Public Meeting Agenda
9:30 a.m.
May 6, 2008
Main Hearing Room
550 Capitol St. NE, Salem, Oregon 97301-2551
PO Box 2148, Salem, Oregon 97308-2148


 
The Commission receives general public 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. OR08-01) Clarifies that Anonymous Call Rejection is inherent in the Caller ID feature.
Effective date: May 7, 2008
Staff contact: David Sloan, (503) 378-6113
e-mail: david.sloan@state.or.us
CA2. 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
 
CA3. OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
(Docket No. UA 135) Reallocation of local exchange telecommunications service territory for Helix Telephone Company.
Staff contact: Marlene Gorsuch, (503) 373-7905
e-mail: marlene.gorsuch@state.or.us
CA4. 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
 
CA5. NORTHWEST NATURAL:
(Docket No. UM 1078 (5)) Establishes or reauthorizes deferral of unrecovered environmental costs for the French American International School, Gasco, Wacker (Siltronic), Portland Gas, Portland Harbor, Central Gas Hold, and Oregon Steel Mills sites.
Staff contact: Deborah Garcia, (503) 378-6688
e-mail: deborah.garcia@state.or.us
CA6. PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT:
(Docket No. UM 1368) Recommendation for OregonIndependent Evaluator for 2008R-1 Solicitation Process for New Renewable Resources.
Staff contact: Lisa Schwartz, (503) 378-8718
e-mail: lisa.c.schwartz@state.or.us
CA7. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Docket No. UF 4245(1)) Requests amendment to Order No. 08-106 in UF 4245.
Staff contact: Steven Storm, (503) 378-5264
e-mail: steven.storm@state.or.us
CA8. IDAHO POWER COMPANY:
(Advice No. 08-02) Implements an optional Residential Air Conditioner Cycling Program.
Effective date: May 7, 2008
Staff contact: Lynn Kittilson, (503) 378-6116
e-mail: lynn.kittilson@state.or.us
CA9. AVISTA UTILITIES:
(Advice No. 08-03-G) Modifies Rule 20 and Schedule 410 to hold customer responsible for monthly service charges when service is disconnected and reconnected within a 12-month period.
Effective date: May 16, 2008
Staff contact: Lisa Gorsuch, (503) 378-3778
e-mail: lisa.gorsuch@state.or.us
 
CA10. AVISTA UTILITIES :
(Advice No. 08-04-G) Withdraws superseded Tariff Sheets 462 – 465 and revises the table of contents to reflect the changes.
Effective date: May 7, 2008
Staff contact: Lisa Gorsuch, (503) 378-3778
e-mail: lisa.gorsuch@state.or.us
REMOVED
CA11.  PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Docket No. UM 1379) Approval of Temporary Waiver of Certain Electric Meter Testing Requirements.
Staff contact: Jerry Murray, (503) 378-6626
e-mail: jerry.murray@state.or.us
 
REGULAR AGENDA
 
WATER
1. NORTH HILL WATER CORPORATION:
(Docket No. UW 128/Advice No. 08-25) Requests a general rate increase.
Effective date: May 7, 2008
Staff contact: Kathy Miller, (503) 373-1003
e-mail: kathy.miller@state.or.us
 
PUBLIC COMMENT