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February 2, 2010, Public Meeting Agenda
9:30 a.m.
February 2, 2010
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
 
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
 
CA1. OREGON UNIVERSAL SERVICE FUND (OUSF) ADVISORY BOARD:
Approval of candidates for OUS Fund Advisory Board positions.
Staff contact: Marlene Gorsuch, (503) 373-7905
e-mail: marlene.gorsuch@state.or.us
 
CA2. VERIZON NORTHWEST INC:
(Advice No. 988) Introduces a new residential Competitive Response offering called Freedom Value Price Guarantee Offer.
Effective date: February 16, 2010
Staff contact: David Sloan, (503) 378-6113
e-mail: david.sloan@state.or.us
 
CA3. VERIZON NORTHWEST INC:
(Advice No. SC09-08) Establishes special contract arrangements between Verizon and a confidential customer.
Effective date: February 3, 2010
Staff contact: David Sloan, (503) 378-6113
e-mail: david.sloan@state.or.us
 
CA4. VERIZON NORTHWEST INC:
(Advice No. SC09-09) Establishes special contract arrangements between Verizon and a confidential customer.
Effective date: February 7, 2010
Staff contact: David Sloan, (503) 378-6113
e-mail: david.sloan@state.or.us
 
CA5. VERIZON NORTHWEST INC:
(Advice No. SC09-11) Establishes special contract arrangements between Verizon and a confidential customer.
Effective date: February 23, 2010
Staff contact: David Sloan, (503) 378-6113
e-mail: david.sloan@state.or.us
 
CA6. QWEST CORPORATION:
(Advice No. C43-2009) Establishes special contract arrangements between Qwest and a confidential customer.
Effective date: February 15, 2010
Staff contact: David Sloan, (503) 378-6113
e-mail: david.sloan@state.or.us
 
CA7. QWEST CORPORATION:
(Advice No. C45-2009) Establishes special contract arrangements between Qwest and a confidential customer.
Effective date: February 22, 2010
Staff contact: David Sloan, (503) 378-6113
e-mail: david.sloan@state.or.us
 
CA8. QWEST CORPORATION:
(Advice No. C44-2009) Establishes special contract arrangements between Qwest and a confidential customer for Qwest business line services.
Effective date: February 22, 2010
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
e-mail: jim.stanage@state.or.us
 
CA9. OREGON UNIVERSAL SERVICE FUND
(Docket No. UM 731) Decrease in the Oregon Universal Service Fund surcharge and contribution rates.
Effective Date:  April 1, 2010
Staff contact: John Tatom, (503) 373-7133
e-mail: john.tatom@state.or.us
  
 ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
CA10. PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT:
(Docket No. UM 1453) Application to defer costs related to the renewable resource known as High Plains.
Staff contact: Deborah Garcia, (503) 378-6688
e-mail: deborah.garcia@state.or.us
 
CA11. PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT:
(Docket No. UM 1454) Application to defer costs related to the renewable resource known as McFadden Ridge.
Staff contact: Deborah Garcia, (503) 378-6688
e-mail: deborah.garcia@state.or.us
 
CA12. NORTHWEST NATURAL:
(Advice No. 10-3) Revises Schedule C, Miscellaneous Charges.
Effective date: February 19, 2010
Staff contact: Lisa Gorsuch, (503) 378-3778
e-mail: lisa.gorsuch@state.or.us
 
CA13. CASCADE NATURAL GAS:
(Docket No. UI 290) Application for a Real Estate Purchase Agreement with Hap Taylor & Sons, Inc., an Affiliated Interest.
Staff contact: Marion Anderson, (503) 378-4362
e-mail: marion.anderson@state.or.us
 
CA14. CASCADE NATURAL GAS
(Docket No. UP 256)  Application for the sale of business office property located in Bend, Oregon.
Staff contact: Marion Anderson, (503) 378-4362
e-mail: marion.anderson@state.or.us
 
 
REGULAR AGENDA
 
 
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS 
1. PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT:
(Docket No. LC 47) Acknowledgment of 2008 Integrated Resource Plan.
Staff contact: Kelcey Brown, (503) 378-6667
e-mail: kelcey.brown@state.or.us
 
 
PREVIOUS CAPTION
2.  OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
Request to open an investigation into ownership by Franklin Resources, Inc., Franklin Advisors, Inc., and other affiliated entities of collectively more than five percent of Portland General Electric Company’s common stock and for the Commission to issue an order requiring Franklin to file an application pursuant to Oregon Revised Statute 757.511 by April 5, 2010.
Staff contact: Steve Storm, (503) 378-5264
e-mail: steven.storm@state.or.us
 
REMOVED 
REVISED CAPTION 
2.  OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
Request to open an investigation under Oregon Revised Statute (ORS) 756.515, with the investigation to determine whether Franklin Resources, Inc., Franklin Advisors, Inc., and other affiliated entities (Franklin) should be directed to submit a filing pursuant to ORS 757.511.
  
WATER 
3. DWF ROUND LAKE PARK & UTILITIES LLC:
(Docket No. UW 140/Advice No. 10-3) Requests a general rate revision.
Effective date: February 13, 2010
Staff contact: Dustin Ball, (503) 373-7946
e-mail: dustin.r.ball@state.or.us
 
PUBLIC COMMENT