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July 5, 2011, Public Meeting Agenda
9:30 a.m.
July 5, 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
 
MOVED TO REGULAR AGENDA
CA1. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Advice No. 2011-S2) Provides special contract arrangements between Portland General Electric and Columbia River Processing for steam.
Effective date: August 1, 2011
Staff contact: Ed Durrenberger, (503) 373-1536
e-mail: ed.durrenberger@state.or.us
CA2. PACIFIC POWER:
(UM 1483(1)) Requests reauthorization to defer costs associated with its Oregon Solar Incentive Program.
Staff contact: Deborah Garcia, (503) 378-6688
e-mail: deborah.garcia@state.or.us
CA3. AVISTA UTILITIES:
(Docket No. UM 1165(7)) Requests reauthorization to defer costs associated with demand side management programs.
Staff contact: Deborah Garcia, (503) 378-6688
e-mail: deborah.garcia@state.or.us 
 
CA4. AVISTA UTILITIES
(Docket No. UM 903) 2011 Spring Earnings Review.
Staff contact: Deborah Garcia, (503) 378-6688
e-mail: deborah.garcia@state.or.us
CA5. CASCADE NATURAL GAS:
(Docket No. UM 903) 2011 Spring Earnings Review.
Staff contact: Deborah Garcia, (503) 378-6688
e-mail: deborah.garcia@state.or.us
CA6. PORTFOLIO OPTIONS COMMITTEE:
Recommended Portfolio Options and Nominations for Committee Members for the July 2011 to June 2012 Term.
Staff contact: Erik Colville, (503) 378-6360
e-mail: erik.colville@state.or.us
REMOVED
CA7.  IDAHO POWER COMPANY:
(Advice No. 11-07) Revises Schedule 88 - Solar Photovoltaic Pilot Program.
Effective date: July 20, 2011
Staff contact: Moshrek Sobhy, (503) 378-6117
e-mail: moshrek.sobhy@state.or.us
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
CA8. CENTURYTEL OF OREGON INC:
(Advice No. 305) Establishes additional provisions to competitive response tariff.
Effective date: July 6, 2011
Staff contact: Linnea Wittekind, (503) 373-7905
e-mail: linnea.wittekind@state.or.us
CA9. UNITED TELEPHONE COMPANY OF THE NORTHWEST:
(Advice No. OR11-03) Establishes new residential and business packages and grandfathers some current packages.
Effective date: July 18, 2011
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
e-mail: jim.stanage@state.or.us
WATER
CA10. NORTHRIDGE WATER COMPANY:
(Advice No. 11-29) Requests a flat rate tariff for customer Burney due to special circumstances.
Effective date: July 20, 2011
Staff contact: Kathy Miller, (503) 373-1003
e-mail: kathy.miller@state.or.us
 
REGULAR AGENDA
 
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
 
MOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA
CA1. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Docket No. UE 231/Advice No. 2011-S2) Provides special contract arrangements between Portland General Electric and Columbia River Processing for steam.
Effective date: August 1, 2011
Staff contact: Ed Durrenberger, (503) 373-1536
e-mail: ed.durrenberger@state.or.us
REMOVED
1.  NORTHWEST NATURAL:
(Docket No. UM 903) 2011 Spring Earnings Review.
Staff contact: Carla Bird, (503) 378-6629
e-mail: carla.bird@state.or.us
2. OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
(Docket No. UM 1538) Advanced Energy System's waiver request from the 90 percent rolling average requirement in OAR 860-084-0100.
Staff contact: Moshrek Sobhy, (503) 378-6117
e-mail: moshrek.sobhy@state.or.us
3. OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
(Docket No. UM 1538) RHT Energy Solutions' waiver request from the 90 percent rolling average requirement in OAR 860-084-0100.
Staff contact: Moshrek Sobhy, (503) 378-6117
e-mail: moshrek.sobhy@state.or.us
4. OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
(Docket No. UM 1538) Sunlight Solar Energy's waiver request from the 90 percent rolling average requirement in OAR 860-084-0100.
Staff contact: Moshrek Sobhy, (503) 378-6117
e-mail: moshrek.sobhy@state.or.us
5. OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
(Docket No. UM 1538) Request by Joseph E. and Cynthia E. Graziano for a waiver and five-month extension of the installation requirement under OAR 860-084-0210.
Staff contact: Moshrek Sobhy, (503) 378-6117
e-mail: moshrek.sobhy@state.or.us
6. OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
(Docket No. UM 1538) Request by Sunlight Solar Energy for a waiver of the 12 months installation requirement and a three months extension under OAR 860-084-0210.
Staff contact: Moshrek Sobhy, (503) 378-6117
e-mail: moshrek.sobhy@state.or.us
7. OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF: 
(Docket No. UM 1538) Request by ImaginEnergy for a waiver and three-month extension of the installation requirement under OAR 860-084-0210.
Staff contact: Moshrek Sobhy, (503) 378-6117
e-mail: moshrek.sobhy@state.or.us
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
ADDED
8. OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
Request to Open Docket to Investigate Call Termination Issues.
Staff contact: Malia Brock, (503) 378-6113
e-mail: malia.brock@state.or.us
 
PUBLIC COMMENT