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May 19, 2009, Public Meeting Agenda
9:30 a.m.
May 19, 2009
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     
 
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
CA1. PACIFICORP:
(Docket No. UI 284) Application of PacifiCorp Requesting Approval of Affiliated Interest Agreements with Constellation Energy Group.
Staff contact: Dustin Ball, (503) 373-7946
e-mail: dustin.r.ball@state.or.us
 
CA2. NORTHWEST NATURAL:
(Advice No. 09-5) Revises Schedule 185, Special Annual Interstate Storage and Transportation Credit, and Schedule 186, Special Annual Core Storage and Pipeline Capacity Optimization Credit.
Effective date: June 1, 2009
Staff contact: Ken Zimmerman, (503) 373-1583
e-mail: ken.zimmerman@state.or.us
 
CA3. NORTHWEST NATURAL:
(Advice No. 09-7) Establishes Schedule 164A, Purchased Gas Adjustment Credit, to apply a one-time June 2009 adjustment for purchased gas cost savings.
Effective date: June 1, 2009
Staff contact: Lisa Gorsuch, (503) 378-3778
e-mail: lisa.gorsuch@state.or.us
 
CA4. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Advice No. 09-08) Updates Schedule 106, Multnomah County Business Income Tax Rate, to reflect annual rate adjustment.
Effective date: June 1, 2009
Staff contact: Lisa Gorsuch, (503) 378-3778
e-mail: lisa.gorsuch@state.or.us
 
CA5. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Advice No. 09-10) Adopts Schedule 142, Underground Conversion Cost Recovery for the City of Sandy.
Effective date: June 1, 2009
Staff contact: Carla Owings, (503) 378-6629
e-mail: carla.m.owings@state.or.us
 
CA6. NORTHWEST NATURAL
(Docket No. UM 1101(5)) Reauthorizes deferral of Intervenor Funding Grants.
Staff contact: Carla Owings, (503) 378-6629
e-mail: carla.m.owings@state.or.us
REMOVED
CA7.  IDAHO POWER COMPANY:
(Advice No. 09-04) Revises Schedule 55, Annual Power Cost Update.
Effective date: June 1, 2009
Staff contact: Ed Durrenberger, (503) 373-1536
e-mail: ed.durrenberger@state.or.us
CA8.  IDAHO POWER COMPANY:
(Docket No. UM 1428) Requests modification of the filing date for the 2009 Integrated Resource Plan.
Staff contact: Theresa Gibney, (503) 378-6360
e-mail: theresa.gibney@state.or.us
CA9. AVISTA UTILITIES:
(Advice No. 09-01-G) Revises Schedule 408, Income Tax Adjustment – Oregon, to reflect the end of the refund period.
Effective date: June 1, 2009
Staff contact: Deborah Garcia, (503) 378-6688
e-mail: deborah.garcia@state.or.us
 
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
CA10. VERIZON NORTHWEST INC:
(Advice No. SC09-03) Amends Advice No. SC07-01, a multi-state service agreement between Verizon and a confidential customer.
Effective date: May 27, 2009
Staff contact: David Sloan, (503) 378-6113
e-mail: david.sloan@state.or.us
CA11. QWEST CORPORATION:
(Advice No. C8-2009) Establishes special contract arrangements between Qwest and a confidential customer for Integrated Services Digital Network Primary Rate Service (ISDN-PRS).
Effective date: May 24, 2009
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
e-mail: jim.stanage@state.or.us
CA12. 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
WATER
CA13. CLINE BUTTE UTILITY COMPANY:
(Advice No. 09-14) Makes housekeeping changes to Schedule No. 7, Cross Connection Control Program & Backflow Prevention Device Services Fees.
Effective date: May 30, 2009
Staff contact: Renee Sloan, (503) 373-7871
e-mail: renee.sloan@state.or.us
 
REGULAR AGENDA
 
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
1. NORTHWEST NATURAL
(Docket No. DR 43) Petition for a Declaratory Ruling regarding the application of OAR 860-022-0070.
Staff contact: Judy Johnson, (503) 378-6636
e-mail: judy.johnson@state.or.us
 
ADDED
2. PACIFICORP:
(Docket No. UM 1429) Requests an Open Docket, and Appointment of an Independent Evaluator, for a 2009 Request for Proposals for Supply-side Renewable Resources.
Staff contact: Kelcey Brown, (503) 378-6667
e-mail: kelcey.brown@state.or.us
 
PUBLIC COMMENT