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December 14, 2010, Public Meeting Agenda
9:30 a.m.
December 14, 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  
 
RESIDENTIAL SERVICE PROTECTION FUND
CA1. RESIDENTIAL SERVICE PROTECTION FUND:
(Docket No. UM 1180(6)) Surcharge Rate Review and Recommendation for Maintaining Current Rate.
Staff contact: Jon Cray, (503) 373-1400
e-mail: jon.cray@state.or.us
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
CA2. UNITED TELEPHONE COMPANY OF THE NORTHWEST:
(Advice No. OR10-11) Establishes special contract arrangements between United and a confidential customer.
Effective date: December 15, 2010
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
e-mail: jim.stanage@state.or.us
 
CA3. UNITED TELEPHONE COMPANY OF THE NORTHWEST:
(Advice No. OR10-12) Establishes special contract arrangements between United and a confidential customer.
Effective date: December 15, 2010
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
e-mail: jim.stanage@state.or.us
CA4. QWEST CORPORATION:
(Advice No. C34-2010) Establishes special contract arrangements between Qwest and a confidential customer.
Effective date: December 27, 2010
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
e-mail: jim.stanage@state.or.us
 
CA5. QWEST CORPORATION:
(Advice No. C35-2010) Establishes special contract arrangements between Qwest and a confidential customer.
Effective date: December 28, 2010
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
e-mail: jim.stanage@state.or.us
CA6. 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
CA7. IDAHO POWER COMPANY:
(Docket No. UE 224/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 15, 2010
Staff contact: Ed Durrenberger, (503) 373-1536
e-mail: ed.durrenberger@state.or.us
CA8. IDAHO POWER COMPANY:
(Advice No. 10-19) Revises Schedule 75 – Simple Steps Smart Savings Programs.
Effective date: December 15, 2010
Staff contact: Linnea Wittekind, (503) 378-6116
e-mail: linnea.wittekind@state.or.us
 
CA9. IDAHO POWER COMPANY:
(Docket No. UM 1507) Authorization to defer amounts related to Intervenor Funding Grants.
Staff contact: Carla Bird, (503) 378-6629
e-mail: carla.bird@state.or.us
CA10. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Docket No. UM 1186(6)) Reauthorizes Deferral of Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation State Tax Credits.
Staff contact: Carla Bird, (503) 378-6629
e-mail: carla.bird@state.or.us
CA11. PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT:
(UM 1503) Requests accounting order to defer costs related to the Dunlap I wind resource.
Staff contact: Deborah Garcia, (503) 378-6688
e-mail: deborah.garcia@state.or.us
CA12. PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT:
(UM 1454(1)) Requests reauthorization of deferred accounting for the McFadden wind resource.
Staff contact: Deborah Garcia, (503) 378-6688
e-mail: deborah.garcia@state.or.us
CA13. PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT:
(UM 1506) Requests accounting order to defer costs related to the Top of the World wind resource.
Staff contact: Deborah Garcia, (503) 378-6688
e-mail: deborah.garcia@state.or.us
CA14. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Docket No. UM 1004) Joint recommendation for the Commission to set Portland General Electric's Service Quality Measures performance levels for 2011, as required in UM 814 by OPUC Order 97-196.
Staff contact: Jerry Murray, (503) 378-6626
e-mail: jerry.murray@state.or.us
CA15. PACIFIC POWER AND LIGHT:
(Docket No. UM 1003) Joint recommendation for the Commission to set Pacific Power and Light's Service Quality Measures performance levels for 2011, as required by OPUC Orders No. 98-191 and No. 99-616.
Staff contact: Jerry Murray, (503) 378-6626
e-mail: jerry.murray@state.or.us  
 
REGULAR AGENDA
 
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
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. OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
(Docket No. UM 1505) Oregon Solar Photovoltaic Program Legislative Report Comments and Recommendations.
Staff contact: Kelcey Brown, (503) 378-6667
e-mail: kelcey.brown@state.or.us
3. CENTRAL OREGON IRRIGATION DISTRICT: 
(Docket No. DR 45) Petition for a Declaratory Ruling pursuant to ORS 756.450 regarding Qualifying Facility environmental attribute ownership.
Staff contact: Ed Durrenberger, (503) 373-1536
e-mail: ed.durrenberger@state.or.us
4.  PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
Status report on Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) project.  Informational only.
Staff contact: Carla Bird, (503) 378-6629
e-mail: carla.bird@state.or.us
    
5.  PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
Update on plans for a Critical Peak Pricing (CPP) pilot.  Informational only.
Staff contact: George Compton, (503) 378-6123
e-mail: george.compton@state.or.us
 
PUBLIC COMMENT