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September 20, 2011, Public Meeting Agenda
9:30 a.m.
September 20, 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. 11-17) Extends for two additional years and modifies an optional demand response pilot program available to qualifying Large Nonresidential customers.
Effective date: September 21, 2011
Staff contact: George Compton, (503) 378-6123
e-mail: george.compton@state.or.us
CA2. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Advice No. 11-19) Revises tariff to reflect withdrawal of Schedules 10 and 710, and revises Table of Contents to reflect these changes.
Effective date: October 1, 2011
Staff contact: Lisa Gorsuch, (503) 378-3778
e-mail: lisa.gorsuch@state.or.us
 
CA3. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Advice No. 11-20) Establishes the 3-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 October 1, 2011.
Effective date: October 1, 2011
Staff contact: Ed Durrenberger, (503) 373-1536
e-mail: ed.durrenberger@state.or.us
CA4. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
Updates the company's non-firm avoided cost information for the fourth quarter 2011.
Staff contact: Ed Durrenberger, (503) 373-1536
e-mail: ed.durrenberger@state.or.us
CA5. PACIFIC POWER:
(Docket No. UM 1102(8)) Requests reauthorization to defer costs related to intervenor funding grants.
Staff contact: Deborah Garcia, (503) 378-6688
e-mail: deborah.garcia@state.or.us
 TELECOMMUNICATIONS
CA6. 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
CA7. CENTURYTEL OF OREGON, INC
(Docket No. UP 276) Requests approval of the sale of a building located in Lebanon, Oregon.
Staff contact: Brian Bahr, (503) 378-4362
e-mail: brian.bahr@state.or.us
CA8. CENTURYLINK:
(Docket No. UI 314) Requests approval of an Affiliated Interests Services Agreement covering all affiliated transactions of CenturyTel of Eastern Oregon, Inc., CenturyTel of Oregon, Inc., and United Telephone Company of the Northwest.
Staff contact: Linnea Wittekind, (503) 373-7905
e-mail: linnea.wittekind@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
CA10. OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
(Docket No. UM 1526) 2011 Annual Recertification of Eligible Telecommunications Carriers.
Staff contact: Celeste Hari, (503) 378-6628
e-mail: celeste.hari@state.or.us
Staff contact: Mitch Moore, (503) 378-6635
e-mail: mitch.moore@state.or.us
 
REGULAR AGENDA
 
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
1. OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
(Docket No.UM 1538) Request by Bryan Allan 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.sohby@state.or.us     
2. OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
(Docket No.UM 1538) Request by Beaverton School District 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.sohby@state.or.us
3. OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
(Docket No.UM 1538) Request by Kigin Energy 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.sohby@state.or.us
 
4. OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
(Docket No.UM 1538) Request by the City of Klamath Falls 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.sohby@state.or.us

5. OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
(Docket No. UM 1548) Status update on waiver of OAR 860-038-0480(13)(a) requiring monthly distribution of public purpose funds for schools. 
Staff contact: Juliet Johnson, (503) 378-8714
e-mail: juliet.johnson@state.or.us
  
REMOVED
6. PACIFIC POWER:
(Docket No. UE 235/ Advice No. 11-011) Application of the outcome of the investigation into the appropriate Schedule 37 avoided cost rates for Qualifying Facilities located in an isolated load pocket to power purchase agreements requested before August 18, 2011 and executed during the investigation.
Staff contact: Maury Galbraith, (503) 378-8718
e-mail: maury.galbraith@state.or.us 
 
REMOVED
7. ENERGY TRUST OF OREGON:
Presentation of 2011 Second Quarter Report. Informational only.
Staff contact: Juliet Johnson, (503) 378-8714
e-mail: juliet.johnson@state.or.us 
 
ADDED
8. OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
(Docket No.UM 1538) Request by the Town of Lakeview 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.sohby@state.or.us
 
ADDED
9. OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
(Docket No.UM 1538) Request by Tanner Creek Energy 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.sohby@state.or.us
 
ADDED
10. IDAHO POWER COMPANY:
Presentation
(Docket No. LC 53) Presentation of Idaho Power's 2011 Integrated Resource Plan.  Informational only.
Staff contact: Erik Colville, (503) 378-6360
e-mail: erik.colville@state.or.us 
 
ADDED​
11. OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
(Docket No.UM 1538) Request by Advanced Energy Systems on behalf of Ian Levin 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.sohby@state.or.us
 
 
 
PUBLIC COMMENT