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November 25, 2008, Public Meeting Agenda
9:30 a.m.
November 25, 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. QWEST CORPORATION
(Advice No. C9-2008) Establishes special contract arrangements between Qwest and a confidential customer for Qwest Business Access Lines and packages.
Effective date: November 26, 2008
Staff contact:  Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
e-mail: jim.stanage@state.or.us
 
CA2. OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
Requests approval of 2008 Form O, Results of Operations for Incumbent Local Exchange Carriers.
Staff contact: John Tatom, (503) 373-7133
e-mail: john.tatom@state.or.us
 
CA3. 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
CA4. IDAHO POWER COMPANY:
(Advice No. 08-09) Revises Schedule 80, Easy Upgrades Program.
Effective date: November 26, 2008
Staff contact: Lynn Kittilson, (503) 378-6116
e-mail: lynn.kittilson@state.or.us
 
CA5. IDAHO POWER COMPANY:
(Advice No. 08-10) Reflects changes resulting from the Annual Power Cost Update and the Power Cost Adjustment Mechanism and reflects revised program names relating to home products and weatherization.
Effective date: November 26, 2008
Staff contact: Lisa Gorsuch, (503) 378-3778
e-mail: lisa.gorsuch@state.or.us
 
CA6. PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT:
(Advice No. 08-016) Cancels tariff sheets as a result of adjustments that are ending and revises the Tariff Index and the Summary of Effective Rate Adjustments to reflect the cancellations.
Effective date: November 26, 2008
Staff contact: Lisa Gorsuch, (503) 378-3778
e-mail: lisa.gorsuch@state.or.us
 
CA7. IDAHO POWER COMPANY:
(Docket No. 4244(1)) Requests amendments to Order No. 08-105 in UF 4244.
Staff contact: Steve Storm, (503) 378-5264
e-mail:
 steven.storm@state.or.us
 
CA8. AVISTA CORPORATION
(Docket No. UF 4253) Application for authority to issue not more than $83,700,000 of Debt Securities to facilitate the refunding or conversion of obligations related to Pollution Control Bonds issued by the City of Forsyth, Montana; and enter into agreements or arrangements to effect the borrowings and to provide credit enhancement for the Debt Securities, including arrangement for a bank Line of Credit and issuance of First Mortgage and Collateral Trust Bonds.
Staff contact: Steve Storm, (503) 378-5264
e-mail: steven.storm@state.or.us
 
OTHER BUSINESS
CA9. OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF
(Docket No. UM 779) Commission determination of late-payment rate and interest accrued on customer deposits.
Staff contact: Ming Peng, (503) 373-1123
e-mail: ming.peng@state.or.us
REGULAR AGENDA

ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
1.  PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT:
Renewable resources update. Informational only.
Staff contact: Lisa Schwartz, (503) 378-8718
e-mail: lisa.c.schwartz@state.or.us


2. OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
Requests Commission approval to allow automatic extension of the Grant Agreement between the PUC and the Energy Trust of Oregon to March 1, 2011.
Staff contact: Lori Koho, (503) 378-6117
e-mail: lori.koho@state.or.us 
 
ADDED
2A. ENERGY TRUST OF OREGON:
Presentation of 2008, Third Quarter Report.
Informational only.
Staff contact: Lori Koho, (503) 378-6117
e-mail: lori.koho@state.or.us
 
ADDED
2B. ENERGY TRUST OF OREGON:
Presentation of Draft 2009 Budget and Draft 2009-10 Action Plan.
Informational only.
Staff contact: Lori Koho, (503) 378-6117
e-mail: lori.koho@state.or.us
WATER
3. MILL MAR ESTATES WATER INC:
(Docket No. UW 131/Advice No. 08-39) Requests a general rate increase.
Effective date: December 1, 2008
Staff contact: Michael Dougherty, (503) 378-3623
e-mail: michael.dougherty@state.or.us
 
4. RUNNING Y UTILITIES INC:
(Docket No. UW 132/Advice No. 08-40) Requests a general rate increase.
Effective date: March 1, 2009
Staff contact: Renee Sloan, (503) 373-7871
e-mail: renee.sloan@state.or.us
 
PUBLIC COMMENT