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May 25, 2010, Public Meeting Agenda
9:30 a.m.
May 25, 2010
Main Hearing Room
550 Capitol St. NE, Salem, Oregon 97301-2551
PO Box 2148, Salem, Oregon 97308-2148


 
The Commission receives general public 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. VERIZON NORTHWEST INC:
(Advice No. 992) Establishes a new optional business package offer called Solutions for Business Bundle.
Effective date: May 26, 2010
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
e-mail: jim.stanage@state.or.us
CA2. VERIZON NORTHWEST INC:
(Advice No. SC10-01) Establishes special contract arrangements between Verizon and a confidential customer.
Effective date: June 1, 2010
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
e-mail: jim.stanage@state.or.us
 
CA3. QWEST CORPORATION:
(Advice No. C6-2010) Establishes special contract arrangements between Qwest and a confidential customer.
Effective date: June 3, 2010
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
e-mail: jim.stanage@state.or.us
 
CA4. QWEST CORPORATION:
(Advice No. C7-2010) Establishes special contract arrangements between Qwest and a confidential customer.
Effective date: June 6, 2010
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
e-mail: jim.stanage@state.or.us
 
CA5. QWEST CORPORATION:
(Advice No. C8-2010) Establishes special contract arrangements between Qwest and a confidential customer.
Effective date: June 8, 2010
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
e-mail: jim.stanage@state.or.us
 
CA6. QWEST CORPORATION:
(Advice No. C9-2010) Establishes special contract arrangements between Qwest and a confidential customer.
Effective date: June 8, 2010
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
e-mail: jim.stanage@state.or.us
CA7. COMTEL TELCOM ASSETS LP:
(Docket Nos. CP 1315, CP 1316, CP 1317) Petition for Waiver of Notice Requirement of OAR 860-032-0020(11)(a)(b).
Staff contact: Celeste Hari, (503) 378-6628
e-mail: celeste.hari@state.or.us
 
CA8. 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
 
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
CA9. IDAHO POWER COMPANY:
(Docket No. UM 1473) Application for Authority to Implement a Commercial Demand Response Program.
Staff contact: Ed Durrenberger, (503) 373-1536
e-mail: ed.durrenberger@state.or.us
 
CA10. IDAHO POWER COMPANY:
(Advice No. 10-05) Revises Schedule 55, Annual Power Cost Update.
Effective date: June 1, 2010
Staff contact: Ed Durrenberger, (503) 373-1536
e-mail: ed.durrenberger@state.or.us
CA11. IDAHO POWER COMPANY:
(Advice No. 10-06) Updates Schedule 24, Agricultural Irrigation Service.
Effective date: June 1, 2010
Staff contact: Ed Durrenberger, (503) 373-1536
e-mail: ed.durrenberger@state.or.us
 
CA12. IDAHO POWER COMPANY:
(Advice No. 10-03) Increases rates under Schedule 91, Energy Efficiency Rider.
Effective date: June 1, 2010
Staff contact: Linnea Wittekind, (503) 378-6116
e-mail: linnea.wittekind@state.or.us
CA13. PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT:
(Advice No. 10-009) Revises Blue Sky Renewable Energy Option under Schedules 212, 270 and 272.
Effective date: May 26, 2010
Staff contact: Linnea Wittekind, (503) 378-6116
e-mail: linnea.wittekind@state.or.us
 
CA14. PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT:
(Advice No. 10-010) Introduces Schedule 55 for Company-owned light-emitting diode (LED) streetlights through a pilot program.
Effective date: June 1, 2010
Staff contact: Irina Phillips, (503) 378-6436
e-mail: irina.phillips@state.or.us
CA15. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Advice No. 10-07) Implements in rates the results of the annual accruals associated with Decoupling.
Effective date:  June 1, 2010
Staff contact: George Compton, (503) 378-6123
e-mail: george.compton@state.or.us
Staff contact: Carla Owings, (503) 378-6629
e-mail: carla.m.owings@state.or.us
CA16. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Advice No. 10-09) Requests additional energy efficiency funding for the Energy Trust of Oregon through Schedule 109.
Effective date: June 1, 2010
Staff contact: Maury Galbraith, (503) 378-8718
e-mail: maury.galbraith@state.or.us
CA17. NORTHWEST NATURAL:
(Advice No. 10-6) Revises Schedule 301, Public Purpose Funding Surcharge.
Effective date: June 1, 2010
Staff contact: Moshrek Sobhy, (503) 378-6117
e-mail: moshrek.sobhy@state.or.us
 
CA18. AVISTA CORPORATION:
Accept the 2010 Annual Budget of Expenditures.
Staff contact: Paul Rossow, (503) 378-6917
e-mail: paul.rossow@state.or.us
CA19. IDAHO POWER COMPANY:
Accept the 2010 Annual Budget of Expenditures.
Staff contact: Paul Rossow, (503) 378-6917
e-mail: paul.rossow@state.or.us
 
CA20. PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT:
Accept the 2010 Budget of Expenditures.
Staff contact: Paul Rossow, (503) 378-6917
e-mail: paul.rossow@state.or.us
WATER
CA21. WHISPERING PINES ESTATES WATER:
(Advice No. 10-11) Requests to charge customers for temporary water line to provide potable water.
Effective date: June 1, 2010
Staff contact: Kathy Miller, (503) 373-1003
e-mail: kathy.miller@state.or.us
 
REGULAR AGENDA
 
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
1. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Advice No. 10-01) Requests incremental Energy Efficiency Customer Service funds.
Effective date: June 1, 2010
Staff contact: Maury Galbraith, (503) 378-8718
e-mail: maury.galbraith@state.or.us
 
2. NORTHWEST NATURAL:
(Advice No. 10-5) Revises Schedule 185, Special Annual Interstate Storage and Transportation Credit, and Schedule 186, Special Annual Core Storage and Pipeline Capacity Optimization Credit.
Effective date: June 1, 2010
Staff contact: Ken Zimmerman, (503) 373-1583
e-mail: ken.zimmerman@state.or.us
 
3. OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
(Docket No. UM 1286) Investigation into the Purchased Gas Adjustment (PGA) Mechanism Used by Oregon's Three Local Distribution Companies.
Staff contact: Ken Zimmerman, (503) 373-1583
e-mail: ken.zimmerman@state.or.us
 
4. NORTHWEST NATURAL:
(Docket No. UM 1218(5)) 2009 Annual report of B-1 Service Quality Measures for billing accuracy.
Staff contact: Lisa Gorsuch, (503) 378-3778
e-mail: lisa.gorsuch@state.or.us
 
PUBLIC COMMENT