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April 19, 2011, Public Meeting Agenda
9:30 a.m.
April 19, 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. AVISTA UTILITIES:
(Advice No. 11-02-G) Withdraws tariff sheets 451 and 452, and moves non gas-related rate increments from base rates to specific adjustment schedules, resulting in net zero rate changes.
Effective date: May 2, 2011
Staff contact: Deborah Garcia, (503) 378-6688
e-mail: deborah.garcia@state.or.us
MOVED TO REGULAR AGENDA:
CA2. NORTHWEST NATURAL:
(Docket No. UG 204/Advice No. 11-2) Revises Schedule P to include acknowledging the recovery of the cost of gas acquired through Hedged Gas Reserves.
Effective date: May 1, 2011
Staff contact: Moshrek Sobhy, (503) 378-6117
e-mail: moshrek.sobhy@state.or.us
 
CA3. NORTHWEST NATURAL:
(Advice No. 11-4) Revises Rule 7, Bills and Bill Payments, to reflect changes to preferred due date option.
Effective date: May 1, 2011
Staff contact: Lisa Gorsuch, (503) 378-3778
e-mail: lisa.gorsuch@state.or.us
CA4. IDAHO POWER COMPANY:
(Docket No. UP 271) Application for an Order Approving the Sale of the Cloverdale Substation Property to Ada County Highway District.
Staff Contact: Michael Dougherty, 503-378-3623
e-mail: michael.dougherty@state.or.us
CA5. IDAHO POWER COMPANY:
(Docket No. UP 272) Application for an Order Approving the Sale of the Locust Grove Substation Property to Ada County Highway District.
Staff Contact: Michael Dougherty, 503-378-3623
e-mail: michael.dougherty@state.or.us
CA6. PACIFICORP, d.b.a. PACIFIC POWER:
(Docket No. UM 1527) Application for waiver of OAR 860-038-0640, Compliance Filing Requirements for 2011.
Staff Contact: Michael Dougherty, 503-378-3623
e-mail: michael.dougherty@state.or.us
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
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
 
REGULAR AGENDA
 
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
MOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA:
CA2. NORTHWEST NATURAL:
(Docket No. UG 204/Advice No. 11-2) Revises Schedule P to include acknowledging the recovery of the cost of gas acquired through Hedged Gas Reserves.
Effective date: May 1, 2011
Staff contact: Moshrek Sobhy, (503) 378-6117
e-mail: moshrek.sobhy@state.or.us
 
PUBLIC COMMENT