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September 22, 2009, Public Meeting Agenda
9:30 a.m.
September 22, 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. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Docket No. UP 236 (1)) Application to Amend Order in Regard to the Sale of its Property.
Staff contact: Michael Dougherty, (503) 378-3623
e-mail: michael.dougherty@state.or.us
CA2. OREGON PUBLIC UTLITY COMMISSION STAFF:
Request to Open an Investigation into Pilot Programs to demonstrate the use and effectiveness of Volumetric Incentive Rates for Solar Photovoltaic Energy Systems.
Staff contact: Theresa Gibney, (503) 378-6360
e-mail: theresa.gibney@state.or.us
 
CA3. IDAHO POWER COMPANY:
(Advice No. 09-10) Revises Schedule 75, Change a Light Program.
Effective date: October 1, 2009
Staff contact: Theresa Gibney, (503) 378-6360
e-mail: theresa.gibney@state.or.us
 
CA4. PORTFOLIO OPTIONS COMMITTEE:
(Docket No. UM 1020) Nominations for replacement committee members for the November 2008 to October 2010 term.
Staff contact: Theresa Gibney, (503) 378-6360
e-mail: theresa.gibney@state.or.us
 
CA5. 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 23, 2009
Staff contact: Lisa Gorsuch, (503) 378-3778
e-mail: lisa.gorsuch@state.or.us
 
CA6. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Advice No. 09-17) Establishes the 3-month balance of year Short-Term Transition Adjustment rates under Schedule 128 for October 2009 quarterly election window.
Effective date: October 1, 2009
Staff contact: Ed Durrenberger, (503) 373-1536
e-mail: ed.durrenberger@state.or.us
 
CA7. PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT:
(Advice No. 09-013) Revises Schedule 98, Adjustment Associated with the Pacific Northwest Power Planning and Conservation Act.
Effective date: October 1, 2009
Staff contact: Robert Clark, (503) 378-5942
e-mail: robert.clark@state.or.us
 
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
CA8. OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF
(Docket No. UM 940) Establishes the gross revenue fee level for telecommunications providers for 2010.
Staff contact: John Tatom, (503) 373-7133
e-mail: john.tatom@state.or.us
 
CA9. OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
(Docket No. UA 151) Reallocation of local exchange telecommunications service territory for Midvale Telephone Exchange, Inc.
Staff Contact:  Marlene Gorsuch, (503) 373-7905
e-mail:  marlene.gorsuch@state.or.us
 
CA10. OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
(Docket No. UM 1426) 2009 Annual Recertification of Eligible Telecommunications Carriers
Staff contact:  Celeste Hari (503) 378-6628
e-mail:  celeste.hari@state.or.us
 
CA11. UNITED TELEPHONE COMPANY OF THE NORTHWEST/EMBARQ: (Advice No. OR09-10) Establishes two new business services packages and adds a feature to a current business package.
Effective date: September 23, 2009
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
e-mail: jim.stanage@state.or.us
 
CA12. UNITED TELEPHONE COMPANY OF THE NORTHWEST/EMBARQ: (Advice No. OR09-11) Grandfathers the custom calling feature called Personal Alert Line.
Effective date: September 23, 2009
Staff contact: David Sloan, (503) 378-6113
e-mail: david.sloan@state.or.us
 
REGULAR AGENDA
 
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
1. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Advice No. 09-05) Institutes, on a pilot basis, a Residential Critical Peak Pricing demand response program.
Effective date: September 23, 2009
Staff contact: George Compton, (503) 378-6123
e-mail: george.compton@state.or.us
 
2. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Docket No. UM 1427) Requests deferred accounting for costs associated with Residential Critical Peak Pricing pilot program.
Staff contact: Carla Owings, (503) 378-6629
e-mail: carla.m.owings@state.or.us
 
REMOVED
3.  PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC AND IDAHO POWER:
Update on renewable resource acquisitions. Informational only.
Staff contact: Kelcey Brown, (503) 378-6667
e-mail: kelcey.brown@state.or.us


PUBLIC COMMENT