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March 30, 2010, Public Meeting Agenda
9:30 a.m.
March 30, 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. CENTURYTEL OF OREGON INC:
(Advice No. 298) Adds language to clarify the limitations of liability regarding service irregularities resulting from unauthorized access or hacking.
Effective date: April 5, 2010
Staff contact: David Sloan, (503) 378-6113
e-mail: david.sloan@state.or.us
CA2. UNITED TELEPHONE COMPANY OF THE NORTHWEST:
(Advice No. OR10-02) Adds language to clarify the limitations of liability regarding service irregularities resulting from unauthorized access or hacking.
Effective date: April 5, 2010
Staff contact: David Sloan, (503) 378-6113
e-mail: david.sloan@state.or.us
 
CA3. QWEST CORPORATION:
(Advice No. C1-2010) Establishes special contract arrangements between Qwest and a confidential customer for Qwest business line services.
Effective date: April 12, 2010
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
e-mail: jim.stanage@state.or.us
 
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
CA4. PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT:
(Advice No. 10-004) Cancels Schedule 296, Direct Access Shopping Incentive Deferred Account Surcharge, and Schedule 781, Direct Access Shopping Incentive.
Effective date: March 31, 2010
Staff contact: Deborah Garcia, (503) 378-6688
e-mail: deborah.garcia@state.or.us
 
CA5. NORTHWEST NATURAL:
Accept the Annual Budget of Expenditures for 2010.
Staff contact: Paul Rossow, (503) 378-6917
e-mail: paul.rossow@state.or.us
CA6. NORTHWEST NATURAL:
(Docket No. UM 1078(7)) Defers Unrecovered Environmental Costs.
Staff contact: Carla Owings, (503) 378-6629
e-mail: carla.m.owings@state.or.us
CA7. NORTHWEST NATURAL:
(Docket No. UM 1420(1)) Requests reauthorization to defer costs associated with the Industrial Demand Side Management Program.
Staff contact: Carla Owings, (503) 378-6629
e-mail: carla.m.owings@state.or.us
CA8. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Docket No. UM 1471) Requests authorization to defer costs related to Renewable Resource Automatic Adjustment Clause.
Staff contact: Carla Owings, (503) 378-6629
e-mail: carla.m.owings@state.or.us
CA9. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Advice No. 10-03) Establishes the 9-month balance of year short-term transition adjustment rates under Schedule 128 for customers electing to leave Cost of Service or choose Direct Access Service as of April 1, 2010.
Effective date: April 1, 2010
Staff contact: Ed Durrenberger, (503) 373-1536
e-mail: ed.durrenberger@state.or.us
 
CA10. PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT:
(Advice No. 10-005)  Revises Schedule 37- Avoided Cost Purchases from Qualifying Facilities of 10,000kW or less, within 30 days of acknowledgement of the IRP as required by OAR 860-029-0080(3), and in compliance with Order No. 05-584.
Effective date: April 5, 2010
Staff contact: Ed Durrenberger, (503) 373-1536
e-mail: ed.durrenberger@state.or.us
CA11. AVISTA CORPORATION:
(Docket No. UP 257) Application for approval of the sale of property in Klamath Falls, Oregon.
Staff contact: Marion Anderson, (503) 378-4362
e-mail: marion.anderson@state.or.us
 
REGULAR AGENDA
 
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
1. PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT
(Advice No. 10-008) Introduces Schedule 199, Klamath Dam Removal Surcharges, filed in accordance with ORS 757.736 (SB 76).
Effective date: March 18, 2010
Staff contact: Deborah Garcia, (503) 378-6688
e-mail: deborah.garcia@state.or.us
Staff contact: George Compton, (503) 378-6123
e-mail: george.compton@state.or.us
2. PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT
(Advice No. 09-018) Revises Schedule 297, Energy Conservation Charge.
Effective date: April 1, 2010
Staff contact: Theresa Gibney, (503) 378-6360
e-mail: theresa.gibney@state.or.us
3. ENERGY TRUST OF OREGON:
Presentation of 2009 Fourth Quarter Report. Informational only.
Staff contact: Theresa Gibney, (503) 378-6360
e-mail: theresa.gibney@state.or.us
 
WATER
REMOVED
4.  PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION OF OREGON STAFF:
Requests to open an investigation regarding Eastridge Water Company, appoint a regent to operate and manage the water system, and assert rate regulation.
Staff contact: Kathy Miller, (503) 373-1003
e-mail: kathy.miller@state.or.us
 
PUBLIC COMMENT