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July 27, 2010, Public Meeting Agenda
9:30 a.m.
July 27, 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. 993) Abandons service for its recently established optional business package, Solutions for Business Bundle.
Effective date: July 28, 2010
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
e-mail: jim.stanage@state.or.us
 
REMOVED
CA2.  CENTURYTEL OF OREGON INC:
(Advice No. 299) Establishes a Competitive Response tariff.
Effective date: July 28, 2010
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
e-mail: jim.stanage@state.or.us
 
CA3. UNITED TELEPHONE COMPANY OF THE NORTHWEST:
(Advice No. OR10-03) Removes two services from the Business Customer Incentive Program and makes some text changes.
Effective date: July 28, 2010
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
e-mail: jim.stanage@state.or.us
 
CA4. VERIZON NORTHWEST INC:
(Advice No. SC10-03) Establishes special contract arrangements between Verizon and a confidential customer.
Effective date: August 1, 2010
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
e-mail: jim.stanage@state.or.us
 
CA5. UNITED TELEPHONE COMPANY OF THE NORTHWEST, CENTURYTEL OF OREGON INC, AND CENTURYTEL OF EASTERN OREGON INC:
(Docket No. UI 294) Application for approval of a services agreement with various affiliated interests.
Staff contact: Marion Anderson, (503) 378-4362
e-mail: marion.anderson@state.or.us
 
CA6. 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
 
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
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
CA8. IDAHO POWER COMPANY:
(Advice No. 10-14) Revises Schedule Index to reflect recent updates.
Effective date: July 31, 2010
Staff contact: Lisa Gorsuch, (503) 378-3778
e-mail: lisa.gorsuch@state.or.us
 
CA9 PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT:
(Advice No. 10-013) Revises Rule 11, Discontinuance of Service for Other Causes, to align with recent changes to Oregon Administrative Rules.
Effective date: July 29, 2010
Staff contact: Lisa Gorsuch, (503) 378-3778
e-mail: lisa.gorsuch@state.or.us
 
CA10. NORTHWEST NATURAL:
(Advice No. 10-8) Revises the Tariff Index to reflect updates and to correct errors.
Effective date: July 30, 2010
Staff contact: Lisa Gorsuch, (503) 378-3778
e-mail: lisa.gorsuch@state.or.us
 
CA11. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Docket No. UM 1206(3)) 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
CA12. NORTHWEST NATURAL:
(Advice No. 10-7) Revises General Rules and Regulations “Rule 7-Bills and Bill Payments.
Effective date: July 28, 2010
Staff contact: Carla Bird, (503) 378-6629
e-mail: carla.bird@state.or.us
CA13. IDAHO POWER COMPANY:
(Advice No. 10-13) Revises Schedule 95, Adjustment for Municipal Extractions.
Effective date: July 30, 2010
Staff contact: Carla Bird, (503) 378-6629
e-mail: carla.bird@state.or.us
CA14. PACIFICORP:
(Docket No. UP 263) Application of PacifiCorp Requesting Approval of the sale of 1070 West property in West Valley City, Utah.
Staff contact: Dustin Ball, (503) 373-7946
e-mail: dustin.r.ball@state.or.us
CA15. PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT:
(Advice No. 10-015) Revises Schedule 96 – Property Sales Balancing Account Adjustment.
Effective date: August 1, 2010
Staff contact: Michael Dougherty, (503) 378-3623
e-mail: michael.dougherty@state.or.us
CA16. PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT:
(Advice No. 10-014) Cancels Tariff Sheet No. 193, Transition Plan-Oregon Regulatory Asset Adjustment.
Effective date: August 1, 2010
Staff contact: Deborah Garcia, (503) 378-6688
e-mail: deborah.garcia@state.or.us
 
CA17. CASCADE NATURAL GAS:
(Docket No. UP 262) Application for the sale of Seattle General Office Property.
Staff contact: Juliet Johnson, (503) 378-8714
e-mail: juliet.johnson@state.or.us
 
CA18. CASCADE NATURAL GAS:
(Docket No. UM 1485) Application for deferral accounting of incremental Energy Trust of Oregon funding.
Staff contact: Moshrek Sobhy, (503) 378-6117
e-mail: moshrek.sobhy@state.or.us
 
REGULAR AGENDA
 
WATER
 
1. SQUAW CREEK CANYON DEVELOPMENT WATER COMPANY:
(Docket No. UW 142/Advice No. 10-15) Requests a general rate revision.
Effective date: July 30, 2010
Staff contact: Michael Dougherty, (503) 378-3623
e-mail: michael.dougherty@state.or.us
 
2. PELICAN BAY HEIGHTS WATER SYSTEM LLC:
(Docket No. UW 143/Advice No. 10-17) Requests a general rate revision.
Effective date: August 9, 2010
Staff contact: Michael Dougherty, (503) 378-3623
e-mail: michael.dougherty@state.or.us
3. DWF ROUND LAKE PARK & UTILITIES LLC:
(Docket No. UW 144/Advice No. 10-16) Requests a general rate revision.
Effective date: August 1, 2010
Staff Contract:  Dustin Ball (503) 373-7946
e-mail: dustin.r.ball@state.or.us
 
PUBLIC COMMENT