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June 22, 2010, Public Meeting Agenda
9:30 a.m.
June 22, 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

REVISED
CA1. OREGON EXCHANGE CARRIER ASSN:
(Advice No. 113) Revises the intrastate Access Charge pool Carrier Common Line rates to reflect 2010 cost and demand.
Effective date: July 1, 2010
Staff contact: John Reynolds, (503) 378-2985
e-mail: john.reynolds@state.or.us
 
REVISED
CA2. OREGON EXCHANGE CARRIER ASSN:
(Advice No. 114) Revises the intrastate Access Charge pool, Special Access pool and Billing and Collection pool rates to reflect 2010 cost and demand and also revises Billing and Collection Rates of three non-pool participating companies to reflect 2010 cost and demand. Concurrently with Advice No. 114, three companies have requested a waiver of the statutory March 1 date for opting out of the B & C Pool.
Effective date: July 1, 2010
Staff contact: John Reynolds, (503) 378-2985
e-mail: john.reynolds@state.or.us 
 
CA3. QWEST CORPORATION:
(Advice No. C12-2010) Establishes special contract arrangements between Qwest and a confidential customer.
Effective date: July 6, 2010
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
e-mail: jim.stanage@state.or.us
 
CA4. 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
 
CA5. OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
Request to cancel certificates of authority to provide telecommunications service in Oregon of carriers who violated the terms and conditions of their certificates.
Staff contact: Lois Meerdink, (503) 378-8959
e-mail: lois.meerdink@state.or.us
 
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS

CA6. IDAHO POWER COMPANY:
(Advice No. 10-07) Revises Schedule H, New Service Attachments and Distribution Line Installations or Alterations.
Effective date: July 1, 2010
Staff contact: Lisa Gorsuch, (503) 378-3778
e-mail: lisa.gorsuch@state.or.us
 
CA7. CASCADE NATURAL GAS:
(Advice No. O10-06-01) Revises Rule 4, Conversion of Meter Measurements to Therms.
Effective date: July 1, 2010
Staff contact: Lisa Gorsuch, (503) 378-3778
e-mail: lisa.gorsuch@state.or.us
 
CA8. IDAHO POWER COMPANY:
(Advice No. 10-09) Revises Schedule 75 – Simple Steps Smart Savings Programs.
Effective date: July 1, 2010
Staff contact: Linnea Wittekind, (503) 378-6116
e-mail: linnea.wittekind@state.or.us 
 
CA9. IDAHO POWER COMPANY:
(Advice No. 10-10) Revises Schedule 73 – Home Products Program.
Effective date: July 1, 2010
Staff contact: Linnea Wittekind, (503) 378-6116
e-mail: linnea.wittekind@state.or.us
 
CA10. IDAHO POWER COMPANY:
(Docket No. UM 1464) Application for Deferred Accounting of Net Variable Power Cost Variances.
Staff contact: Ed Durrenberger, (503) 373-1536
e-mail: ed.durrenberger@state.or.us
 
CA11. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Advice No. 10-10) Establishes the 6-month balance of year Short-Term Transition Adjustment rates under Schedule 128 for July 2010 quarterly.
Effective date: July 1, 2010
Staff contact: Ed Durrenberger, (503) 373-1536
e-mail: ed.durrenberger@state.or.us
 
CA12. CASCADE NATURAL GAS CORPORATION:
(Docket No. UI 298) Application for Waiver or Approval of a Memorandum of Understanding between Affiliated Interests, Cascade Natural Gas Corporation and Williston Basin Interstate Pipeline Company.
Staff contact: Dustin Ball, (503) 373-7946
e-mail: dustin.r.ball@state.or.us
 
REGULAR AGENDA

ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS

1. ENERGY TRUST OF OREGON:
Presentation of 2009 Annual Report and 2010 First Quarter Report.  Informational only.
Staff contact:  Maury Galbraith, (503) 378-8718
e-mail: maury.galbraith@state.or.us
 
PUBLIC COMMENT