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June 21, 2011, Public Meeting Agenda
9:30 a.m.
June 21, 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
REVISED CAPTION
CA1. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
Updates the company's non-firm avoided energy costs for the third quarter of 2011.
Staff contact: Ed Durrenberger, (503) 373-1536
e-mail: ed.durrenberger@state.or.us
 
PREVIOUS CAPTION
CA1.  PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
Updates the company's avoided cost information for the third quarter 2011.
Staff contact: Ed Durrenberger, (503) 373-1536
e-mail: ed.durrenberger@state.or.us
 
REVISED CAPTION
CA2. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Advice No. 11-11) Establishes the 6-month balance of year Short-Term Transition Adjustment rates under Schedule 128 for Direct Access Service beginning July 1, 2011.
Effective date: July 1, 2011
Staff contact: Ed Durrenberger, (503) 373-1536
e-mail: ed.durrenberger@state.or.us
 
PREVIOUS CAPTION
CA2.  PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Advice No. 11-11) Establishes the 6-month balance of year Short-Term Transition Adjustment rates under Schedule 128 for July 2011 quarterly election window.
Effective date: July 1, 2011
Staff contact: Ed Durrenberger, (503) 373-1536
e-mail: ed.durrenberger@state.or.us

CA3. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Docket No. UP 274) Application of Portland General Electric Requesting Approval to Sell 115.48 acres of land near the City of Sandy, Oregon.
Staff contact:  Michael Dougherty, (503)378-3623
e-mail: michael.dougherty@state.or.us
CA4. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Advice No. 11-12) Revises Schedule E to clarify residential and non-residential credit standards in the establishment or re-establishment of credit.
Effective date: June 22, 2011
Staff contact: Lisa Gorsuch, (503) 378-3778
e-mail: lisa.gorsuch@state.or.us
CA5. NORTHWEST NATURAL:
(Docket No. UM 1101(8)) Reauthorizes deferral of Intervenor Funding Grants.
Staff contact: Carla Bird, (503) 378-6629
e-mail: carla.bird@state.or.us
CA6. PACIFICORP:(Docket No. UI 311) Requests approval of an Affiliated Interest Transaction with Marmon Utilities LLC (Hendrix).
Staff contact: Brian D. Bahr, (503) 378-4362
e-mail: brian.bahr@state.or.us
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
CA7. OREGON EXCHANGE CARRIER ASSOCIATION:
(Advice No. 115) Revises the rates for the Intrastate Access Charge pool, Special Access pool, and the Billing and Collection pool to reflect 2011 cost and demand.
Effective date: July 1, 2011
Staff contact: Suzanne Smith, (503) 378-6665
e-mail: suzanne.smith@state.or.us
CA8. OREGON EXCHANGE CARRIER ASSOCIATION:
(Advice No. 116) Revises the intrastate Access Charge pool Carrier Common Line rates to reflect 2011 cost and demand.
Effective date: July 1, 2011
Staff contact: Suzanne Smith, (503) 378-6665
e-mail: suzanne.smith@state.or.us
CA9. 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
  
REGULAR AGENDA
 
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
1. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Docket No. UE 230/Advice No. 11-07) Revises Schedule 145 to Adjust Depreciation Rates related to Boardman Decommissioning.
Effective date: July 1, 2011
Staff contact: Carla Bird, (503) 378-6629
e-mail: carla.bird@state.or.us
Staff contact: Ming Peng, (503) 373-1123
e-mail: ming.peng@state.or.us
2. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Docket No. UM 1537) Requests a temporary waiver of the requirement to provide information with prescribed price, power source, and environmental impact information to consumers, pursuant to OAR 860-038-0300(2) & (3).
Staff contact: Erik Colville, (503) 378-6360
e-mail: erik.colville@state.or.us
3. OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
Request to Open Docket to Explore Portfolio Options and Labeling Updates.
Staff contact: Erik Colville, (503) 378-6360
e-mail: erik.colville@state.or.us
4. PACIFICORP
(Docket No. UM 1540) Request to Open a Docket and Appoint an Independent Evaluator for the 2011 All Source Request for Proposals.
Staff contact: Erik Colville, (503) 378-6360
e-mail: erik.colville@state.or.us
 
PUBLIC COMMENT