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November 24, 2009, Public Meeting Agenda
9:30 a.m.
November 24, 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
 
 
RESIDENTIAL SERVICE PROTECTION FUND
CA1. RESIDENTIAL SERVICE PROTECTION FUND (RSPF):
Commission Approval of Telecommunication Devices Access Program Advisory Committee Members and Oregon Telecommunications Relay Service Industry Advisory Committee Members.
Staff contact: Jon Cray, (503) 373-1400
e-mail: jon.cray@state.or.us
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
MOVED TO REGULAR AGENDA
CA2. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Advice No. 09-20) Revises multiple tariff sheets for the purpose of tariff housekeeping.
Effective date: November 25, 2009
Staff contact: Lisa Gorsuch (503) 378-3778
e-mail: lisa.gorsuch@state.or.us
 
CA3. NORTHWEST NATURAL:
(Advice No. 09-14) Revises Schedule 162-1, Temporary (Technical) Adjustments to Rates, for the purpose of tariff housekeeping.
Effective date: December 2, 2009
Staff contact: Lisa Gorsuch, (503) 378-3778
e-mail: lisa.gorsuch@state.or.us
 
CA4. AVISTA CORPORATION:
(Docket No. UF 4260(1)) Requests amendment to Order No. 09-442 in UF 4260.
Staff contact: Jorge Ordonez, (503) 378-4629
e-mail: jorge.ordonez@state.or.us
 
CA5. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Docket No. UF 4261) Application requesting authorization to enter into a revolving credit facility agreement of up to $200 million for an initial term not to exceed three years.
Staff contact: Jorge Ordonez, (503) 378-4629
e-mail: jorge.ordonez@state.or.us
 
CA6. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Docket No. UM 1402(1)) Requests authorization to defer additional incremental administrative costs associated with the Trojan Refund.
Staff contact: Carla Owings, (503) 378-6629
e-mail: carla.m.owings@state.or.us
 
CA7. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Docket No. UM 1186(5)) Requests Approval to Defer Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation State Tax Credits.
Staff contact: Carla Owings, (503) 378-6629
e-mail: carla.m.owings@state.or.us
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
CA8. QWEST CORPORATION:
(Advice No. C32-2009) Establishes special contract arrangements between Qwest and a confidential customer for Metro Optical Ethernet Service.
Effective date: November 26, 2009
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
e-mail: jim.stanage@state.or.us
 
CA9. QWEST CORPORATION:
(Advice No. C34-2009) Establishes special contract arrangements between Qwest and a confidential customer for Qwest business line services.
Effective date: December 8, 2009
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
e-mail: jim.stanage@state.or.us
CA10. QWEST CORPORATION:
(Advice No. C33-2009) Establishes special contract arrangements between Qwest and a confidential customer.
Effective date: December 2, 2009
Staff contact: David Sloan, (503) 378-6113
e-mail: david.sloan@state.or.us
 
CA11. OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
Requests approval of 2009 Form O, Results of Operations for Incumbent Local Exchange Carriers.
Staff contact: John Tatom, (503) 373-7133
e-mail: john.tatom@state.or.us
OTHER BUSINESS
CA12. OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF
(Docket No. UM 779) Commission determination of late-payment rate and interest accrued on customer deposits.
Staff contact: Ming Peng, (503) 373-1123
e-mail: ming.peng@state.or.us
 
REGULAR AGENDA
 
 
RESIDENTIAL SERVICE PROTECTION FUND
1. RESIDENTIAL SERVICE PROTECTION FUND (RSPF):
Surcharge Rate Review and Recommendation for Increase.
Staff contact: Jon Cray, (503) 373-1400
e-mail:  jon.cray @state.or.us
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS.
MOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA
CA2. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Advice No. 09-20) Revises multiple tariff sheets for the purpose of tariff housekeeping.
Effective date: November 25, 2009
Staff contact: Lisa Gorsuch (503) 378-3778
e-mail: lisa.gorsuch@state.or.us
 
2. PACIFICORP:
(Docket No. UM 1429) Requests Acknowledgment of Final Shortlist of Bidders in 2009R Request for Proposals.
Staff contact: Kelcey Brown, (503) 378-6667
e-mail: kelcey.brown@state.or.us
 
3. PACIFICORP:
(Docket No. UM 1360) Requests Approval to Resume 2008 RFP.
Staff contact: Kelcey Brown, (503) 378-6667
e-mail: kelcey.brown@state.or.us
 
ADDED
3A. IDAHO POWER COMPANY:
(Advice No. 09-12) Proposes revision to Schedule 85 related to avoided cost purchases from qualifying facilities of 10,000 kW or less, in compliance with Order No. 05-584.
Effective date: November 30, 2009
Staff contact: Ed Durrenberger, (503) 373-1536
e-mail: ed.durrenberger@state.or.us
WATER
4. WHISPERING PINES ESTATES WATER:
(Docket No. UW 139 /Advice No. 09-23) Requests a general rate revision.
Effective date: December 31, 2009
Staff contact: Renee Sloan, (503) 373-7871
e-mail: renee.sloan@state.or.us
 
PUBLIC COMMENT