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December 6, 2011, Public Meeting Agenda
9:30 a.m.
December 6, 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. PACIFIC POWER:
(Docket No. UI 317) Requests approval of Affiliated Interest Agreement with Fossil Rock Fuels, LLC.
Staff contact: Nick Cimmiyotti, (503) 373-7867
e-mail: nick.cimmiyotti@state.or.us
CA2. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Docket No. UE 243/Advice No. 2011-S4) Provides special contract arrangements between Portland General Electric and ConAgra Foods Lamb Weston, Inc., for steam.
Effective date:  With Meter Readings on and after December 15, 2011
Staff contact: Steve Schue, (503) 378-6667
e-mail: steve.schue@state.or.us
 
CA3. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC
(Advice 11-26) Adds Eligibility Criteria to Schedule 135, Demand Response Cost Recovery Mechanism.
Effective date: December 8, 2011
Staff contact: Carla Bird, (503) 378-6629
e-mail: carla.bird@state.or.us
Staff contact: George Compton, (503) 378-6123
e-mail: george.compton@state.or.us
 
REMOVED
CA4.  PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Advice No. 11-32) Modifies Schedule 105, Miscellaneous Regulatory Adjustments.
Effective date: January 1, 2012
Staff contact: Carla Bird, (503) 378-6629
e-mail: carla.bird@state.or.us
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
CA5. UNITED TELEPHONE COMPANY OF THE NORTHWEST:
(Advice Nos. UTNW-2011-05 and UTNW-2011-07) Establishes Special Contracts submitted pursuant to ORS 759.250(5).
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
e-mail: jim.stanage@state.or.us
Staff contact: Inara Scott, (503) 373-7905
e-mail: inara.scott@state.or.us
CA6. FRONTIER COMMUNICATIONS NORTHWEST INC:
(Advice Nos. SC11-05 and SC11-06) Establishes Special Contracts submitted pursuant to ORS 759.250(5).
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
e-mail: jim.stanage@state.or.us
CA7. QWEST CORPORATION:
(Advice Nos. C28-2011, C29-2011 and C30-2011) Establishes Special Contracts submitted pursuant to ORS 759.250(5).
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
e-mail: jim.stanage@state.or.us
CA8. UNITED TELEPHONE COMPANY OF THE NORTHWEST:
(Advice No. OR11-12) Establishes Core Connect, a new bundle option available to business customers, and replaces references to “Embarq” trademark/service marks with “CenturyLink.”
Effective date: December 16, 2011
Staff contact: Inara Scott, (503) 373-7905
e-mail: inara.scott@state.or.us
CA9. CENTURYTEL OF OREGON INC:
(Advice No. 310) Establishes Core Connect, a bundle option available to business customers, and adds Trade Names/Trademarks section to preliminary statement of tariff.
Effective date: December 16, 2011
Staff contact: Inara Scott, (503) 373-7905
e-mail: inara.scott@state.or.us 
CA10. 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 
CA11. OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
Request to cancel certificates of authority to provide telecommunications service in Oregon of carriers who violated the terms and conditions of their certificates.
Staff contact: Lois Meerdink, (503) 378-8959
e-mail: lois.meerdink@state.or.us
 
REGULAR AGENDA
 
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
1. OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF
(Docket No. UM 1563) Request by Hunter Williams for a waiver of the requirement under OAR 860-039-0015(2) for a single disconnet switch for a net metering facility.
Staff contact: Phil Carver, (503)378-6681
e-mail: phil.carver@state.or.us
 
2. OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
Request to open a docket to investigate fuel switching and cross fuel energy efficiency issues.
Staff contact: Juliet Johnson, (503) 378-8714
e-mail: juliet.johnson@state.or.us
 
3. PACIFICORP:
(Docket No. LC 52) Acknowledgement of 2011 Integrated Resource Plan.
Staff contact: Erik Colville, (503) 378-6360
e-mail: erik.colville@state.or.us
 
PUBLIC COMMENT