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March 17, 2011, Public Meeting Agenda
2:00 p.m.
March 17, 2011
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 
 
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
CA1. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Advice No. 11-03) Establishes the 9-month balance of year short-term transition adjustment rates under Schedule 128 for customers electing to leave Cost of Service or choose Direct Access Service as of April 1, 2011.
Effective date: April 1, 2011
Staff contact: Ed Durrenberger, (503) 373-1536
e-mail: ed.durrenberger@state.or.us
CA2. PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT:
(Advice No. 11-001) Proposes revisions to the line extension allowance for residential service Rule 13 in compliance with Order No. 10-473.
Effective date: April 1, 2011
Staff contact: Ed Durrenberger, (503) 373-1536
e-mail: ed.durrenberger@state.or.us
CA3. IDAHO POWER COMPANY:
(Advice No. 11-01) Revises Schedule 23, Irrigation Peak Rewards Program, to align incentives with demand response needs for the 2011 Irrigation season.
Effective date: March 22, 2011
Staff contact: Ed Durrenberger, (503) 373-1536
e-mail: ed.durrenberger@state.or.us
CA4. PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT:
(Advice No. 11-002) Replaces PUC OR No.  35 in its entirety.
Effective date: March 22, 2011
Staff contact: Lisa Gorsuch, (503) 378-3778
e-mail: lisa.gorsuch@state.or.us
Staff contact: Paul Rossow, (503) 378-6917
e-mail: paul.rossow@state.or.us
 
CA5. NORTHWEST NATURAL:
Accept the Annual Budget of Expenditures for 2011.
Staff contact: Paul Rossow, (503) 378-6917
e-mail: paul.rossow@state.or.us
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
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 UNIVERSAL SERVICE FUND (OUSF) ADVISORY BOARD: Approval of candidates for OUSF Advisory Board positions.
Staff Contact: Celeste Hari, (503) 378-6628
e-mail: celeste.hari@state.or.us
 
REGULAR AGENDA
 
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
DOCKET NUMBER CHANGE:
1. IDAHO POWER COMPANY:
(Docket No. UM 1452/Advice No. 11-03) Revises Schedule 88, Solar Photovoltaic Pilot Program.
Effective date: March 23, 2011
Staff contact: Kelcey Brown, (503) 378-6667
e-mail: kelcey.brown@state.or.us
 
DOCKET NUMBER CHANGE:
2. PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT:
(Docket No. UM 1452/Advice No. 11-003) Adjusts Schedule 136, Net Metering Option - Volumetric Incentive Rate Pilot Program.
Effective date: April 1, 2011
Staff contact: Kelcey Brown, (503) 378-6667
e-mail: kelcey.brown@state.or.us
 
DOCKET NUMBER CHANGE:
3. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Docket No. UM 1452/Advice No. 11-02) Adjusts Schedule 205, Volumetric Incentive Rates for Small- and Medium-Scale Solar Photovoltaic Energy Systems.
Effective date: April 1, 2011
Staff contact: Kelcey Brown, (503) 378-6667
e-mail: kelcey.brown@state.or.us
 
REMOVED:
ADDED
4. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Docket No. UM 1524) Selection of an Independent Evaluator for multiple requests for proposals in Docket UM 1524.
Staff contact: Kelcey Brown, (503) 378-6667
e-mail: kelcey.brown@state.or.us  
 
 
PUBLIC COMMENT