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August 25, 2009, Public Meeting Agenda
 
9:30 a.m.
August 25, 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. IDAHO POWER COMPANY:
(Docket No. UE 212, Advice No. 09-08) Implements Amortization of 2006 Power Cost Deferral.
Staff contact: Carla Owings, (503) 378-6629
e-mail: carla.m.owings@state.or.us
 
CA2. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Advice No. 09-14) Offers qualifying large nonresidential customers a three- or five-year cost of service opt-out beginning January 1, 2010, through an enrollment period during September 2009 (Enrollment Period H).
Effective date: September 1, 2009
Staff contact: Ed Durrenberger, (503) 373-1536
e-mail: ed.durrenberger@state.or.us                      
 
CA3. IDAHO POWER COMPANY:
(Docket No. AR 521) Presents, for final approval, small generator interconnection forms and agreements compliant with Order No. 09-196.
Staff contact: Ed Durrenberger, (503) 373-1536
e-mail: ed.durrenberger@state.or.us
 
CA4. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Docket No. AR 521) Presents, for final approval, small generator interconnection forms and agreements compliant with Order No. 09-196.
Staff contact: Ed Durrenberger, (503) 373-1536
e-mail: ed.durrenberger@state.or.us
 
CA5. PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT:
(Docket No. AR 521) Presents, for final approval, small generator interconnection forms and agreements compliant with Order No. 09-196.
Staff contact: Ed Durrenberger, (503) 373-1536
e-mail: ed.durrenberger@state.or.us
 
CA6. CASCADE NATURAL GAS:
(Docket No. UM 1336(2)) Reauthorization to defer costs associated with intervenor funding grants.
Staff contact: Deborah Garcia, (503) 378-6688
e-mail: deborah.garcia@state.or.us
 
CA7. AVISTA CORPORATION:
(Docket No. UP 252) Application for approval of the sale of property in Grants Pass, Oregon.
Staff contact: Marion Anderson, (503) 378-4362
e-mail: marion.anderson@state.or.us
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
CA8. QWEST CORPORATION:
(Advice No. C19-2009) Introduces special contract arrangements between Qwest and a confidential customer for Business Access Lines.
Effective date: September 2, 2009
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
e-mail: jim.stanage@state.or.us
 
CA9. VERIZON NORTHWEST INC:
(Advice No. 980) Grandfathers certain custom calling features for residential and business customers.
Effective date: August 26, 2009
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
e-mail: jim.stanage@state.or.us
 
CA10. 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
 
CA11. OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
(Docket No. UA 147) Reallocation of local exchange telecommunications service territory for Asotin Telephone Company.
Staff contact: Marlene Gorsuch, (503) 373-7905
e-mail: marlene.gorsuch@state.or.us
CA12. OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
(Docket No. UA 148) Reallocation of local exchange telecommunications service territory for Verizon Northwest Inc.
Staff contact: Marlene Gorsuch, (503) 373-7905
e-mail: marlene.gorsuch@state.or.us 
 
REGULAR AGENDA
 
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
1. IDAHO POWER COMPANY:
(Docket No. UE 213/Advice No. 09-09) Requests a general rate revision.
Effective date: August 31, 2009
Staff contact: Judy Johnson, (503) 378-6636
e-mail: judy.johnson@state.or.us
 
2. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Advice No. 09-16) Proposes revisions to Schedule 201 related to avoided cost purchases from qualifying facilities of 10,000 kW or less, in compliance with
Order No. 05-584.
Effective date: August 26, 2009
Staff contact: Ed Durrenberger, (503) 373-1536
e-mail: ed.durrenberger@state.or.us
 
3. PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT:
(Advice No. 09-012) Proposes revisions to the tariff related to avoided cost purchases from qualifying facilities of 10,000 kW or less, in compliance with Order No. 05-584.
Effective date: August 26, 2009
Staff contact: Ed Durrenberger, (503) 373-1536
e-mail: ed.durrenberger@state.or.us
 
4. ENERGY TRUST OF OREGON:
Presentation of 2009, Second Quarter Report.  Informational only.
(This item will be heard last & will begin no earlier than 10:30 a.m.)
Staff contact: Theresa Gibney, (503) 378-6360
e-mail: theresa.gibney@state.or.us 
WATER
5. SOUTH COAST WATER DISTRICT:
(Docket No. UW 134/Advice No. 09-17) Requests a general rate revision.
Effective date: August 31, 2009
Staff contact: Renee Sloan, (503) 373-7871
e-mail: renee.sloan@state.or.us
6. CHARBONNEAU WATER COMPANY LLC:
(Docket No. UW 135/Advice No. 09-18) Requests interim rate relief.
Effective date: September 1, 2009
Staff contact: Kathy Miller, (503) 373-1003
e-mail: kathy.miller@state.or.us
7. CHARBONNEAU WATER COMPANY LLC:
(Docket No. UW 136/Advice No. 09-19) Requests a general rate revision.
Effective date: September 1, 2009
Staff contact: Kathy Miller, (503) 373-1003
e-mail: kathy.miller@state.or.us
 
PUBLIC COMMENT