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May 17, 2011, Public Meeting Agenda
9:30 a.m.
May 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. 11-06) Implements in rates the results of the annual accruals associated with Decoupling.
Effective date: June 1, 2011
Staff contact: Irina Phillips, (503) 378-6436
e-mail: irina.phillips@state.or.us
 
CA2. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Advice No. 2011-S1) Requests approval of an extension of an existing steam sale contract between Portland General Electric and Columbia River Processing from April 30, 2011, through July 31, 2011.
Effective date: May 20, 2011
Staff contact: Ed Durrenberger, (503) 373-1536
e-mail: ed.durrenberger@state.or.us
CA3. IDAHO POWER COMPANY:
(Advice No. 11-06) Revises Schedule 71 - Ductless Heat Pump Pilot Program.
Effective date: May 18, 2011
Staff contact: Juliet Johnson, (503) 378-8714
e-mail: juliet.johnson@state.or.us
 
CA4. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Advice No. 11-08) Establishes Schedule 339, On-Bill Loan Repayment Service Clean Energy Works of Oregon Program, and closes Schedule 338, On-Bill Loan Repayment Service Pilot Portland Clean Energy Fund (PCEF) Program, to new service.
Effective date: May 18, 2011
Staff contact: Lisa Gorsuch, (503) 378-3778
e-mail: lisa.gorsuch@state.or.us
 
CA5. PACIFIC POWER:
(Advice No. 11-007) Revises language in Schedule 8 to include provisions consistent with the Energy Efficiency and Sustainable Technologies Act of 2009.
Effective date: May 18, 2011
Staff contact: Lisa Gorsuch, (503) 378-3778
e-mail: lisa.gorsuch@state.or.us
CA6. NORTHWEST NATURAL:
(Advice No. 11-6) Revises Schedule 185, Special Annual Interstate Storage and Transportation Credit, and Schedule 186, Special Annual Core Storage and Pipeline Capacity Optimization Credit.
Effective date: June 1, 2011
Staff contact: Ken Zimmerman, (503) 373-1583
e-mail: ken.zimmerman@state.or.us
 
CA7. DOCKET NO. UM 926:
Execution of revised long-term settlement agreement resolving Residential Exchange Program issues.
Staff contact: Marc Hellman, (503) 378-6355
e-mail: marc.hellman@state.or.us
 
CA8. PACIFIC POWER:
(Docket No. UM 926) Request for Order to Sign Proposed Revised Bonneville Power Administration Residential Exchange Program Settlement Agreement and the Residential Exchange Program Settlement Implementation Agreement.
Staff contact: Marc Hellman, (503) 378-6355
e-mail: marc.hellman@state.or.us
 
CA9. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Docket No. UM 926) Request for Order to Sign Proposed Revised Bonneville Power Administration Residential Exchange Program Settlement Agreement and the Residential Exchange Program Settlement Implementation Agreement.
Staff contact: Marc Hellman, (503) 378-6355
e-mail: marc.hellman@state.or.us
 
CA10. PACIFIC POWER:
(Advice No. 11-010) Modifies the Schedule 93, Independent Evaluator Cost Adjustment, rate to zero.
Effective date: May 29, 2011
Staff contact: Deborah Garcia, (503) 378-6688
e-mail: deborah.garcia@state.or.us
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
CA11. FRONTIER COMMUNICATIONS NORTHWEST:
(Advice No. 999) Removes all existing former Verizon service marks and renames them and corrects typographical errors.
Effective date: May 18, 2011
Staff contact: Suzanne Smith, (503) 378-6665
e-mail: suzanne.smith@state.or.us
 
CA12. FRONTIER COMMUNICATIONS NORTHWEST:
(Advice No. 1000) Removes all existing former Verizon service marks and renames them and corrects typographical errors.
Effective date: May 18, 2011
Staff contact: Suzanne Smith, (503) 378-6665
e-mail: suzanne.smith@state.or.us
 
CA13. 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: Mitch Moore, (503) 378-6635
e-mail: mitch.moore@state.or.us
WATER
REMOVED:
CA14.  NORTHRIDGE WATER COMPANY:
(Advice No. 11-27) Requests a flat rate tariff for customer Burney due to special circumstances.
Effective date: May 26, 2011
Staff contact: Kathy Miller, (503) 373-1003
e-mail: kathy.miller@state.or.us
 
REGULAR AGENDA
 
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
1. OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF
(Docket No. UM 1538) Request by Gerding Edlen Sustainable Solutions (GESS) for a waiver of the 12-month solar system installation requirement pursuant to OAR 860-084-0210 (1).
Staff contact: Moshrek Sobhy, (503) 378-6117
e-mail: moshrek.sobhy@state.or.us
 
PUBLIC COMMENT