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February 23, 2010, Public Meeting Agenda
9:30 a.m.
February 23, 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 EXCHANGE CARRIER ASSOCIATION:
(Advice No. 111) Revises Switched Access and Special Access rates to reflect 2009 cost and demand.
Effective Date: March 1, 2010
Staff contact: John Tatom, (503) 373-7133
e-mail: john.tatom@state.or.us
 
CA2. OREGON EXCHANGE CARRIER ASSOCIATION:
(Advice No. 112) Updates the Carrier Common Line access rates to reflect 2009 cost and demand.
Effective Date: March 1, 2010
Staff contact: John Tatom, (503) 373-7133
e-mail: john.tatom@state.or.us
 
CA3. QWEST CORPORATION:
(Advice No. 2086) Withdraws Selective Carrier Denial from the Access Service Tariff.
Effective Date:  March 1, 2010
Staff contact: John Reynolds, (503) 378-2985
e-mail: john.reynolds@state.or.us
 
CA4. VERIZON NORTHWEST INC:
(Advice No. 989) Revises the Regional Value and Regional Essentials Retention and Winback Offer.
Effective date: March 1, 2010
Staff contact: David Sloan, (503) 378-6113
e-mail: david.sloan@state.or.us
 
CA5. QWEST CORPORATION:
(Advice No. C46-2009) Establishes special contract arrangements between Qwest and a confidential customer.
Effective date: March 1, 2010
Staff contact: David Sloan, (503) 378-6113
e-mail: david.sloan@state.or.us
 
CA6. VERIZON NORTHWEST INC:
(Advice No. 991) Revises the Freedom Value Price Guarantee Offer.
Effective date: March 1, 2010
Staff contact: David Sloan, (503) 378-6113
e-mail: david.sloan@state.or.us
 
CA7. 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
 
This item has been moved to the Regular Agenda under Telecommunications

CA8.  LCW WIRELESS LLC:
(Docket No. UM 1456) Applications for Designation as Eligible Telecommunications Carrier and Eligible Telecommunications Provider.
Staff contact: Celeste Hari, (503) 378-6628
e-mail: celeste.hari@state.or.us
Staff contact: Jon Cray, (503) 373-1400
e-mail: jon.cray@state.or.us
 
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
CA9. NORTHWEST NATURAL:
(Advice No. 10-1) Revises multiple tariff sheets for the purpose of clarification and updates certain sheets to align with recent rule changes.
Effective date: February 24, 2010
Staff contact: Lisa Gorsuch, (503) 378-3778
e-mail: lisa.gorsuch@state.or.us
 
CA10. NORTHWEST NATURAL:
(Advice No. 10-2) Cancels Schedules 31, 32 and 32A to reflect the removal of riders that are no longer in effect.
Effective date: February 24, 2010
Staff contact: Lisa Gorsuch, (503) 378-3778
e-mail: lisa.gorsuch@state.or.us
 
CA11. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Docket No. UM 1417(1)) Requests reauthorization to defer the revenues associated with the Sales Normalization Adjustment, the Lost Revenue Recovery Adjustment and the refund of Return on Equity.
Staff contact: Carla Owings, (503) 378-6629
e-mail: carla.m.owings@state.or.us
 
CA12. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Docket No. UM 1301(3)) Requests reauthorization to defer quarterly Direct Access Open Enrollment costs/benefits.
Staff contact: Carla Owings, (503) 378-6629
e-mail: carla.m.owings@state.or.us
 
CA13. NORTHWEST NATURAL:
(Docket No. UM 1413(1)) Requests reauthorization to defer revenue requirement related to the Automated Meter Reading costs.
Staff contact: Carla Owings, (503) 378-6629
e-mail: carla.m.owings@state.or.us
 
CA14. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC
Accept 2010 Budget of Expenditures.
Staff contact: Paul Rossow, (503) 378-6917
e-mail: paul.rossow@state.or.us
 
CA15. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Docket No. UF 4216(1)) Requests amendment to Order No. 05-710 in Docket No. UF-4216.
Staff contact: Jorge Ordonez, (503) 378-4629
e-mail: jorge.ordonez@state.or.us
 
CA16. PACIFICORP:
(Docket No. UF 4262) Application for authority to issue and sell or exchange not more than $2,000,000,000 of debt securities; enter into credit support arrangements; and enter into currency swaps.
Staff contact: Jorge Ordonez, (503) 378-4629
e-mail: jorge.ordonez@state.or.us
 
OTHER BUSINESS
CA17. OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
(Docket No. UM 1012) Requests an order to continue the annual fee level for electric, gas, water, and wastewater utilities at 2.5 mills per dollar (.25 percent).
Staff contact: Vikie Bailey-Goggins, (503) 378-6366
e-mail: vikie.bailey-goggins@state.or.us
 
 
REGULAR AGENDA

ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
1.  IDAHO POWER COMPANY:
Presentation of Idaho Power’s 2009 Integrated Resource Plan.  Informational only.
Staff contact: Linnea Wittekind, (503) 378-6116
e-mail: linnea.wittekind@state.or.us

TELECOMMUNICATIONS

This item has been moved from the Consent Agenda to the Regular Agenda.

MOVED
CA8. LCW WIRELESS LLC:
(Docket No. UM 1456) Applications for Designation as Eligible Telecommunications Carrier and Eligible Telecommunications Provider.
Staff contact: Celeste Hari, (503) 378-6628
e-mail: celeste.hari@state.or.us
Staff contact: Jon Cray, (503) 373-1400
e-mail: jon.cray@state.or.us
 
PUBLIC COMMENT