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August 24, 2010, Public Meeting Agenda
9:30 a.m.
August 24, 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. SC10-04) Establishes special contract arrangements between Verizon and a confidential customer.
Effective date: August 26, 2010
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
e-mail: jim.stanage@state.or.us
CA2. 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
CA3. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Advice No. 10-14) Offers qualifying large nonresidential customers a three- or five-year cost of service opt-out beginning January 1, 2011, through an enrollment period during September 2010 (Enrollment Period I).
Effective date: September 1, 2010
Staff contact: Ed Durrenberger, (503) 373-1536
e-mail: ed.durrenberger@state.or.us
CA4. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Advice No. 10-15) Reduces Schedule 133 to zero to reflect full amortization of Colstrip Tax and Royalty Payment Adjustment Rates.
Staff contact: Ed Durrenberger, (503) 373-1536
e-mail: ed.durrenberger@state.or.us    
CA5. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Docket No. UM 1103(7)) Reauthorizes deferral of costs associated with Intervenor Funding Grants.
Staff contact: Carla Bird, (503) 378-6629
e-mail: carla.bird@state.or.us
    
CA6. PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT:
(Docket No. UI 301) Requests approval of an Affiliated Interest Agreement with Ferron Canal and Reservoir Company.
Staff contact:  Dustin Ball (503) 373-7946
e-mail: dustin.ball@state.or.us
CA7. PACIFICORP
(Docket No. UI 299)  Application requesting approval of an Affiliated Interest Agreement between PacifiCorp and Nalco Company, an affiliated interest.
Staff Contact:  Danielle Sander, (503) 373-7871
e-mail: danielle.sander@state.or.us
 
CA8. AVISTA UTILITIES:
(Docket No. UM 1165(6)) Reauthorizes deferrals for costs associated with demand side management programs.
Staff contact:  Deborah Garcia (503) 378-6688
email: deborah.garcia@state.or.us 
 
CA9. CASCADE NATURAL GAS:
(Docket No. 1336(3)) Reauthorizes deferrals for costs associated with Intervenor Funding Grants.
Staff contact:  Deborah Garcia (503) 378-6688
email: deborah.garcia@state.or.us 
 
CA10. NORTHWEST NATURAL:
(Advice No. 10-9) Revises Schedule O, On-The-Bill Repayment Services – Pilot Program, to remove the participation cap.
Effective date: August 25, 2010
Staff contact: Lisa Gorsuch, (503) 378-3778
e-mail: lisa.gorsuch@state.or.us
REMOVED 
CA11. NORTHWEST NATURAL:
(Advice No. 10-10) Revises Schedule 360, Industrial Demand Side Management (DSM) Programs.
Effective date: August 25, 2010
Staff contact: Moshrek Sobhy, (503) 378-6117
e-mail: moshrek.sobhy@state.or.us
 
REGULAR AGENDA
 
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
REMOVED 
1. NORTHWEST NATURAL
(Docket No. UM 903) 2010 Spring Earnings Review.
Staff contact:  Carla Bird (503) 378-6629
email: carla.bird@state.or.us
WATER
2. GOVERNMENT CAMP WATER COMPANY:
(Docket No. UW 145/Advice No. 10-18) Requests a general rate revision.
Effective date: October 1, 2010
Staff contact: Kathy Miller, (503) 373-1003
e-mail: kathy.miller@state.or.us