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July 28, 2009, Public Meeting Agenda
9:30 a.m.
July 28, 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. PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT:
(Docket No. UM 1102(6)) Reauthorizes deferral of intervenor funding grants.
Staff contact: Lisa Gorsuch, (503) 378-3778
e-mail: lisa.gorsuch@state.or.us
CA2. NORTHWEST NATURAL:
(Advice No. 09-11) Revises multiple tariff sheets for the purposes of comprehensive housekeeping and eliminates Schedule 54, Emergency Sales Service.
Effective date: July 31, 2009
Staff contact: Lisa Gorsuch, (503) 378-3778
e-mail: lisa.gorsuch@state.or.us
CA3. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Docket No. UM 1206(2)) 2008 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 
CA4. PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT:
(Advice No. 09-011) Revises Rule 2, Types of Service, and Rate Schedules 23, 28, 30, 48, 723, 728, 730, and 748 to reflect a requirement change with regard to existing master-meter situations.
Effective date: July 29, 2009
Staff contact: Lisa Gorsuch, (503) 378-3778
e-mail: lisa.gorsuch@state.or.us
CA5. PACIFICORP DBA PACIFIC POWER:
(Docket No. UP 250) Application for retroactive approval of the sale of the Chesterfield Property in West Valley City, UT.
Staff contact: Marion Anderson, (503) 378-4362
e-mail: marion.anderson@state.or.us
CA6. PACIFICORP DBA PACIFIC POWER:
(Docket No. UP 251) Application for retroactive approval of the sale of Easements over a Transmission Corridor in West Valley City, UT.
Staff contact: Marion Anderson, (503) 378-4362
e-mail: marion.anderson@state.or.us
 
CA7. PACIFICORP DBA PACIFIC POWER:
(Docket No. UI 287) Application requesting approval of an Affiliated Interest Agreement between PacifiCorp and Nalco Company, an affiliated interest.
Staff contact: Marion Anderson, (503) 378-4362
e-mail: marion.anderson@state.or.us
CA8. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Advice No. 08-16) Recovers the Colstrip Tax and Royalty Payment(s) retroactively assessed by the U.S. Department of Interior and the Montana Department of Revenue.
Effective date: August 1, 2009
Staff contact: Ed Durrenberger, (503) 373-1536
e-mail: ed.durrenberger@state.or.us
CA9. PACIFIC POWER AND LIGHT:
(Docket No. UM 1003) Service Quality Measures Performance Reporting for calendar year 2008.
Staff contact: Jerry Murray, (503) 378-6626
e-mail: jerry.murray@state.or.us
CA10. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
Docket No. UM 1004) Service Quality Measures Performance Reporting for calendar year 2008.
Staff contact: Jerry Murray, (503) 378-6626
e-mail: jerry.murray@state.or.us
CA11. OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
(Docket No. UM 1409) Staff recommendations relating to a federal standard on integrated resource planning.
Staff contact: Maury Galbraith, (503) 378-8718
e-mail: maury.galbraith@state.or.us 
 
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
CA12. QWEST CORPORATION:
(Advice No. C13-2009) Establishes special contract arrangements between Qwest and a confidential customer for Integrated Services Digital Network Primary Rate Service.
Effective date: July 29, 2009
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
e-mail: jim.stanage@state.or.us
CA13. QWEST CORPORATION:
(Advice No. C18-2009) Establishes special contract arrangements between Qwest and a confidential customer for Qwest business line services.
Effective date: August 20, 2009
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
e-mail: jim.stanage@state.or.us
CA14. QWEST CORPORATION:
(Advice No. C14-2009) Establishes special contract arrangements between Qwest and a confidential customer for integrated services digital network - primary rate service (ISDN-PRS).
Effective date: July 29, 2009
Staff contact: David Sloan, (503) 378-6113
e-mail: david.sloan@state.or.us
CA15. UNITED TELEPHONE COMPANY OF THE NORTHWEST/EMBARQ:
(Advice No. OR09-09) Clarifies that no Service Connection Charges apply for the installation of Pure Bundle.
Effective date: August 12, 2009
Staff contact: David Sloan, (503) 378-6113
e-mail: david.sloan@state.or.us
CA16. 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
CA17. 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
CA18. OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
(Docket No. UA 146) Reallocation of local exchange telecommunications service territory for Malheur Home Telephone Company.
Staff Contact:  Marlene Gorsuch, (503) 373-7905
e-mail:  marlene.gorsuch@state.or.us
 
REGULAR AGENDA
 
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
1. PORTFOLIO OPTIONS COMMITTEE:
(Docket No. UM 1020) Nominations for replacement committee members for the November 2008 to December 2010 term.
Staff contact: Theresa Gibney, (503) 378-6360
e-mail:
 theresa.gibney@state.or.us
2. PORTFOLIO OPTIONS COMMITTEE:
(Docket No. UM 1020) Approval of the Portfolio Bid Process for Renewable Resource Program Services for Portland General Electric for the January 2010 to December 2012 contract term.
Staff contact: Theresa Gibney, (503) 378-6360
e-mail: theresa.gibney@state.or.us
3. PORTFOLIO OPTIONS COMMITTEE:
(Docket No. UM 1020) Approval of the Portfolio Bid Process for Renewable Resource Program Services for Pacificorp for the January 2010 to December 2012 contract term.
Staff contact: Theresa Gibney, (503) 378-6360
e-mail: theresa.gibney@state.or.us
4.  CASCADE NATURAL GAS:
(Docket No. LC 46) Cascade’s 2008 Integrated Resource Plan Presentation.  Informational only.
Staff contact: Lisa Gorsuch, (503) 378-3778
e-mail: lisa.gorsuch@state.or.us
5. CASCADE NATURAL GAS:
(Docket No. LC 46) Staff Recommendation Regarding Cascade’s 2008 Integrated Resource Plan.
Staff contact: Lisa Gorsuch, (503) 378-3778
e-mail: lisa.gorsuch@state.or.us
 
PUBLIC COMMENT