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August 26, 2008, Public Meeting Agenda
 
9:30 a.m.
August 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. SC08-07) Provides special contract arrangements between Verizon Northwest Inc. and a confidential customer for Transparent Lan Service (TLS).
Effective date: September 9, 2008
Staff contact: David Sloan, (503) 378-6113
e-mail: david.sloan@state.or.us
CA2. VERIZON NORTHWEST INC:
(Advice No. SC08-08) Establishes special contract arrangements between Verizon Northwest Inc. and a confidential customer for Primary Rate Interface service.
Effective date: September 9, 2008
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
e-mail: jim.stanage@state.or.us

CA3. VERIZON NORTHWEST INC:
(Advice No. 960) Extends the Residence $50 Reconnect Offer to customers who change their local service from another provider to Verizon.
Effective date: August 27, 2008
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
e-mail: jim.stanage@state.or.us
CA4. 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
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
CA5. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Docket No. UM 1206(1)) 2007 Annual report of B-1 Service Quality Measures for billing accuracy.
Staff contact: Lisa Gorsuch, (503) 378-3778
e-mail: lisa.gorsuch@state.or.us
CA6. CASCADE NATURAL GAS:
(Advice No. O08-07-01) Modifies the allocation of low-income designated funds for the winter 2008/2009 period.
Effective date: September 1, 2008
Staff contact: Lynn Kittilson, (503) 378-6116
e-mail: lynn.kittilson@state.or.us
CA7. IDAHO POWER COMPANY:
(Advice No. 08-06) Introduces Schedule 72, Heating and Cooling Efficiency Program.
Effective date: August 27, 2008
Staff contact: Lynn Kittilson, (503) 378-6116
e-mail: lynn.kittilson@state.or.us
CA8. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Advice No. 08-10) Offers qualifying large nonresidential customers a three-year or five-year cost of service opt-out beginning January 1, 2009, through an enrollment period during September 2008 (Enrollment Period G).
Effective date: September 1, 2008
Staff contact: Ed Durrenberger, (503) 373-1536
e-mail: ed.durrenberger@state.or.us
CA9. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Advice No. 2008-S1) Provides special contract arrangements between PGE and Upper Columbia Mill, LLC, for steam heat.
Effective date: September 1, 2008
Staff contact: Lisa Gorsuch, (503) 378-3778
e-mail: lisa.gorsuch@state.or.us 
CA10. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Docket No. UM 1103(5)) Request to reauthorize deferral of costs associated with Intervenor Funding Grants.
Staff contact: Carla Owings, (503) 378-6629
e-mail: carla.m.owings@state.or.us
CA11. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Docket No. UF 4251) Application for authority to issue and sell up to 10 million shares of Common Stock.
Staff contact: Steven Storm, (503) 378-5264
e-mail: steven.storm@state.or.us
CA12. PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT
Accept 2008 Budget of Expenditures.
Staff contact: Paul Rossow, (503) 378-6917
e-mail: paul.rossow@state.or.us
 
REGULAR AGENDA
 
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
1.  IDAHO POWER COMPANY:
Presentation of Idaho Power's 2008 Integrated Resource Plan Update.  Informational only.
Staff contact: Lynn Kittilson, (503) 378-6116
e-mail: lynn.kittilson@state.or.us
2. ENERGY TRUST OF OREGON:
Presentation of 2008, Second Quarter Report.  Informational only.
Staff contact: Lori Koho, (503) 378-6117
e-mail: lori.koho@state.or.us
RULEMAKING
3. AR 528:
Initiate a rulemaking to modify OAR 860-024-0010 to delay the effective date for the Arc Flash Protection Rule for twelve months.
Staff contact: Jerry Murray, (503) 378-6626
e-mail: jerry.murray@state.or.us
PUBLIC COMMENT