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July 29, 2008, Public Meeting Agenda
9:30 a.m.
July 29, 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. 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
 
CA2. VERIZON NORTHWEST INC:
(Advice No. 959) Discontinues the Residence $25 Retention and Reconnect Offer.
Effective date: August 1, 2008
Staff contact: David Sloan, (503) 378-6113
e-mail: david.sloan@state.or.us
 
CA3. UNITED TELEPHONE COMPANY OF THE NORTHWEST/EMBARQ:
 (Advice No. OR08-10) Grandfathers Integrated Service Digital Network -Basic Rate Interface (ISDN-BRI) Service for residential customers.
Effective date: July 30, 2008
Staff contact: David Sloan, (503) 378-6113
e-mail: david.sloan@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. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Advice No. 08-09) Modifies language in multiple rate schedules to reflect use of Commission-authorized interest rate for deferred accounts.
Effective date: July 30, 2008
Staff contact: Lisa Gorsuch, (503) 378-3778
e-mail: lisa.gorsuch@state.or.us
CA6. IDAHO POWER COMPANY:
(Advice No. 08-04) Expands the Energy Star Home Products Program to include incentives for additional qualified appliances.
Effective date: July 30, 2008
Staff contact: Lynn Kittilson, (503) 378-6116
e-mail: lynn.kittilson@state.or.us
CA7. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC
(Docket No. UM 1004) Service Quality Measures Performance Reporting for calendar year 2007.
Staff contact: Jerry Murray, (503) 378-6626
e-mail: jerry.murray@state.or.us
CA8. PACIFIC POWER AND LIGHT:
(Docket No. UM 1003) Service Quality Measures Performance Reporting for calendar year 2007.
Staff contact: Jerry Murray, (503) 378-6626
e-mail: jerry.murray@state.or.us
CA9. IDAHO POWER COMPANY:
(Docket No. UE 195/Advice No. 08-01) Proposes Schedule 55, Annual Power Cost Update, and Schedule 56, Power Cost Adjustment Mechanism.
Staff contact: Ed Durrenberger, (503) 373-1536
e-mail: ed.durrenberger@state.or.us
CA10. PACIFICORP:
(Docket No. UF 4250) Application for authority to borrow the proceeds of not more than $450,345,000 of Pollution Control Revenue Bonds; enter into agreements or arrangements to effect the borrowings and to provide credit enhancement for the Bonds, including issuance of First Mortgage and Collateral Trust Bonds; and replace or modify the credit enhancement arrangements supporting the Bonds.
Staff contact: Steven Storm, (503) 378-5264
e-mail: steven.storm@state.or.us
CA11. NORTHWEST NATURAL GAS COMPANY
(Docket No. UP 245) Application for the sale of a certain property located in Albany, Oregon.
Staff contact: Dustin Ball, (503) 373-7946
e-mail: dustin.r.ball@state.or.us
WATER
CA12. NORTH HILL WATER CORPORATION:
(Docket No. UF 4248) Application for authority to enter into a loan agreement.
Staff contact: Steven Storm, (503) 378-5264
e-mail: steven.storm@state.or.us
CA13. SEVENTH MOUNTAIN GOLF VILLAGE WATER COMPANY:
(Docket No. UF 4249) Application for authority to issue a Note in the principal amount of $40,000.
Staff contact: Steven Storm, (503) 378-5264
e-mail: steven.storm@state.or.us
CA14. WILLAMETTE WATER COMPANY:
(Advice No. 08-31) Makes housekeeping changes to Schedule No. 3, Private Fire Protection Service.
Effective date: July 30, 2008
Staff contact: Renee Sloan, (503) 373-7871
e-mail: renee.sloan@state.or.us
 
REGULAR AGENDA
 
PUBLIC COMMENT