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September 8, 2009, Public Meeting Agenda
9:30 a.m.
September 8, 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. AVISTA UTILITIES:
(Advice No. 09-04-G) Modifies Rule 16 to remove language regarding financial responsibility for installation of an Excess Flow Valve, and makes miscellaneous housekeeping changes to other tariffs.
Effective date: September 9, 2009
Staff contact: Deborah Garcia, (503) 378-6688
e-mail: deborah.garcia@state.or.us
 
REMOVED
CA2.  PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Advice No. 09-07) Revises Schedules 91 and 591, Street and Highway Lighting, to reflect new language added for the purposes of clarification of the existing rules.
Effective date: September 9, 2009
Staff contact: Lisa Gorsuch, (503) 378-3778
e-mail: lisa.gorsuch@state.or.us
 
CA3. AVISTA UTILITIES:
(Advice No. 09-05-G) Modifies Schedule 492, Commercial/Industrial DSM Program – Oregon.
Effective date: September 9, 2009
Staff contact: Moshrek Sobhy, (503) 378-6117
e-mail: moshrek.sobhy@state.or.us
 
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
CA4. UNITED TELEPHONE COMPANY OF THE NORTHWEST:
(Advice No. OR09-08) Establishes special contract arrangements between United and a confidential customer for Ethernet Service.
Effective date: September 16, 2009
Staff contact: David Sloan, (503) 378-6113
e-mail: david.sloan@state.or.us
 
CA5. QWEST CORPORATION:
(Advice No. C21-2009) Establishes special contract arrangements between Qwest and a confidential customer for Qwest business line services.
Effective date: September 17, 2009
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
e-mail: jim.stanage@state.or.us
 
CA6. OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
(Docket No. UA 150) Reallocation of local exchange telecommunications service territory for Oregon-Idaho Utilities, Inc.
Staff Contact:  Marlene Gorsuch, (503) 373-7905
e-mail:  marlene.gorsuch@state.or.us 

WATER

CA7. SEVENTH MOUNTAIN GOLF VILLAGE WATER COMPANY
(Docket No. UF 4249(1))  Application for retroactive reauthorization of a note.
Staff contact: Marion Anderson, (503) 378-4362
e-mail: marion.anderson@state.or.us
 

REGULAR
 AGENDA

ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS

REMOVED
1.  PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Advice No. 09-05) Institutes, on a pilot basis, a Residential Critical Peak Pricing (CPP) demand response program.
Effective date: September 9, 2009
Staff contact: George Compton, (503) 378-6123
e-mail: george.compton@state.or.us
 
ADDED
1A. IDAHO POWER COMPANY:
(Advice No. 09-11) Implements administrative corrections to Schedules previously authorized to Amortize 2006 Power Cost Deferral.
Effective date: September 9, 2009
Staff contact: Carla Owings, (503) 378-6629
e-mail: Carla.owings@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: Upon approval by the Commission
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: Upon approval by the Commission
Staff contact: Ed Durrenberger, (503) 373-1536
e-mail: ed.durrenberger@state.or.us
 
ADDED
3A. PACIFICORP:
Presentation of PacifiCorp’s 2008 Integrated Resource Plan.  Informational only.
Staff contact: Kelcey Brown, (503) 378-6667
e-mail: Kelcey.brown@state.or.us
 
ADDED
3B. PACIFICORP:
Presentation of PacifiCorp’s transmission expansion projects.  Informational only.
Staff contact: Kelcey Brown, (503) 378-6667
e-mail: Kelcey.brown@state.or.us
 
WATER
4. WHISPERING PINES ESTATES WATER:
(Docket No. UW 138/Advice No. 09-20) Requests interim rate relief.
Effective date: September 11, 2009
Staff contact: Renee Sloan, (503) 373-7871
e-mail: renee.sloan@state.or.us

PUBLIC COMMENT