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July 8, 2008, Public Meeting Agenda
9:30 a.m.
July 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    
 
RESIDENTIAL SERVICE PROTECTION FUND
 
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
CA1. VERIZON NORTHWEST INC:
(Docket No. UD 18) Petition to Price List Asynchronous Transfer Mode Cell Relay Service and Frame Relay Service.
Staff contact: Suzanne Smith, (503) 378-6665
e-mail: suzanne.smith@state.or.us
CA2. VERIZON NORTHWEST INC:
(Advice No. SC08-05) Provides special contract arrangements between Verizon and a confidential customer for Integrated Service Digital Network-Primary Rate Interface (ISDN-PRI).
Effective date: July 17, 2008
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
e-mail: jim.stanage@state.or.us 
CA3. VERIZON NORTHWEST INC:
(Advice No. 952) Revises the conditions under which Verizon will assess a minimum late payment charge.
Effective date: July 14, 2008
Staff contact: Bryan Conway, (503) 378-6200
e-mail: bryan.conway@state.or.us
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
CA4. AVISTA CORPORATION:
(Docket Nos. UM 903/AR 357) 2008 Spring Earnings Review.
Staff contact: Deborah Garcia, (503) 378-6688
e-mail: deborah.garcia@state.or.us
CA5. CASCADE NATURAL GAS:
(Docket Nos. UM 903/AR 357) 2008 Spring Earnings Review.
Staff contact: Deborah Garcia, (503) 378-6688
e-mail: deborah.garcia@state.or.us
CA6. NORTHWEST NATURAL
(Docket Nos. UM 903/AR 357) 2008 Spring Earnings Review.
Staff contact: Carla Owings, (503) 378-6629
e-mail: carla.m.owings@state.or.us
CA7. NORTHWEST NATURAL :
(Docket No. UM 1218(3)) Request for exclusion from B-1 Service Quality   Measure for billings related to Phase II of Automated Meter Installation Project.
Staff contact: Lisa Gorsuch, (503) 378-3778
e-mail: lisa.gorsuch@state.or.us
CA8. PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT :
(Advice No. 08-010) Revises Schedule 400, Special Contracts, to temporarily allow sub-metering, for a set period of time, during the completion of a line extension.
Effective date: August 1, 2008
Staff contact: Lisa Gorsuch, (503) 378-3778
e-mail: lisa.gorsuch@state.or.us
CA9. OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
(Docket No. UM 1147) Sets interest rate for amortized deferred accounts.
Staff contact: Bryan Conway, (503) 378-6200
e-mail: bryan.conway@state.or.us
CA10. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Docket No. UM 1384) Approval of amended Metering Test and Inspection Policy.
Staff contact: Jerry Murray, (503) 378-6626
e-mail: jerry.murray@state.or.us
 
REGULAR AGENDA
 
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
1. PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT:
(Docket No. UM 1374) Petition for waiver of competitive bidding guidelines.
Staff contact: Lisa Schwartz, (503) 378-8718
e-mail: lisa.c.schwartz@state.or.us
2.  PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT:
(Docket No. LC 42) Update to 2007 Integrated Resource Plan. Informational only.
Staff contact: Lisa Schwartz, (503) 378-8718
e-mail: lisa.c.schwartz@state.or.us
PUBLIC COMMENT