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November 23, 2010, Public Meeting Agenda
9:30 a.m.
November 23, 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. QWEST CORPORATION:
(Advice No. C30-2010) Establishes special contract arrangements between Qwest and a confidential customer.
Effective date: November 28, 2010
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
e-mail: jim.stanage@state.or.us
CA2. QWEST CORPORATION:
(Advice No. C32-2010) Establishes special contract arrangements between Qwest and a confidential customer.
Effective date: December 7, 2010
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
e-mail: jim.stanage@state.or.us
 
CA3. QWEST CORPORATION:
(Advice No. C33-2010) Establishes special contract arrangements between Qwest and a confidential customer.
Effective date: December 7, 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:
Requests approval of 2010 Form O, Results of Operations for Incumbent Local Exchange Carriers.
Staff contact: Suzanne Smith, (503) 378-6665
e-mail: suzanne.smith@state.or.us
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
CA6. NORTHWEST NATURAL GAS:
(Advice No. 10-21) Revises multiple tariff sheets to clarify rules surrounding establishing and re-establishing credit, and deposits and other security.
Effective date: November 24, 2010
Staff contact: Lisa Gorsuch, (503) 378-3778
e-mail: lisa.gorsuch@state.or.us
CA7. IDAHO POWER COMPANY:
(Advice No. 10-17) Adds clarifying language to Schedule 1 – Residential Service.
Effective date: November 24, 2010
Staff contact: Linnea Wittekind, (503) 378-6116
e-mail: linnea.wittekind@state.or.us
REMOVED
CA8.  IDAHO POWER COMPANY:
(Advice No. 10-18) Proposes revision to Schedule 85 related to avoided cost purchases from qualifying facilities of 10,000 kW or less, in compliance with Order No. 05-584.
Effective date: December 9, 2010
Staff contact: Ed Durrenberger, (503) 373-1536
e-mail: ed.durrenberger@state.or.us
CA9. AVISTA UTILITIES:
(Advice No. 10-09-G) Revises Rule No. 21, Transportation of Customer-Owned Gas.
Effective date: December 6, 2010
Staff contact: Moshrek Sobhy, (503) 378-6117
e-mail: moshrek.sobhy@state.or.us
 
CA10. AVISTA CORPORATION:
(Docket No. UF 4267) Application for authority to issue $150 million of secured fixed-rate debt.
Staff contact: Jorge Ordonez, (503) 378-4629
e-mail: jorge.ordonez@state.or.us
CA11. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY:
(Docket No. UP 268) Request to transfer land from Portland General Electric Company to the City of Sherwood.
Staff contact: Danielle Sander, (503) 373-7871
e-mail: danielle.sander@state.or.us
 
CA12. PORTFOLIO OPTIONS COMMITTEE:
Nominations for committee members for the November 2010 to October 2012 term.
Staff contact: Linnea Wittekind, (503) 378-6116
e-mail: linnea.wittekind@state.or.us
OTHER BUSINESS
CA13. OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
(Docket No. UM 779) Commission determination of late-payment rate and interest accrued on customer deposits.
Staff contact: Ming Peng, (503) 373-1123
e-mail: ming.peng@state.or.us
 
REGULAR AGENDA
 
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
REMOVED
1.  PACIFICORP: 
(Docket No. UM 1360) Requests Acknowledgment of Final Shortlist of Bidders in 2008 Request for Proposals.
Staff contact: Kelcey Brown, (503) 378-6667
e-mail: kelcey.brown@state.or.us
2. ENERGY TRUST OF OREGON:
Presentation of 2010 Third Quarter Report. Informational only.
Staff contact: Linnea Wittekind, (503) 378-6116
e-mail: linnea.wittekind@state.or.us
3.  ENERGY TRUST OF OREGON:
Presentation of Draft 2011 Budget and Draft 2011-12 Action Plan. Informational only.
Staff contact: Linnea Wittekind, (503) 378-6116
e-mail: linnea.wittekind@state.or.us
WATER
REMOVED
4.  FISH MILL LODGES WATER SYSTEM:
(Docket No. UM 1489) Request to abandon water system.
Staff contact: Danielle Sander, (503) 373-7871
e-mail: danielle.sander@state.or.us
 
PUBLIC COMMENT