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April 10, 2012, Public Meeting Agenda
9:30 a.m.
April 10, 2012
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

 
TELECOMMUNICATIONS

CA1. QWEST CORPORATION:
(Advice Nos. C02-2012, C03-2012, C04-2012 and C05-2012) 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
 
CA2. NEHALEM TELECOMMUNICATIONS INC:
(Advice No. 10) Introduces a new DSL promotion to its Residence and Business customers.
Staff contact: Inara Scott, (503) 373-7905
e-mail: inara.scott@state.or.us
 
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS

CA3. NORTHWEST NATURAL:
(Advice No. 12-3) Revises Tariff Sheet 190-2 in Schedule 190.
Effective date: April 12, 2012
Staff contact: Moshrek Sobhy, (503) 378-6117
e-mail: moshrek.sobhy@state.or.us
 
CA4. PACIFIC POWER:
(Advice No. 12-006) Implements the seventh year of transition rates for Klamath Basin irrigation customers.
Staff contact: Brittany Andrus, (503) 378-6116
e-mail: brittany.andrus@state.or.us
Staff contact: George Compton, (503) 378-6123
e-mail: george.compton@state.or.us.
 
CA5. IDAHO POWER COMPANY:
Accept the 2012 Annual Budget of Expenditures.
Staff contact: Paul Rossow, (503) 378-6917
e-mail: paul.rossow@state.or.us
 
WATER
REMOVED
CA6.  OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
(Docket No. WJ 30) Request to open an investigation regarding the regulatory status of La Franchi Water System and obligation (if any) to provide service, located within the vicinity of Myrtle Point, Oregon.
Staff Contact: Celeste Hari, (503) 378-6628
e-mail: celeste.hari@state.or.us

 
REGULAR AGENDA
 
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
1.  CASCADE NATURAL GAS:
(Docket No. LC 54) Presentation of the 2011 Integrated Resource Plan. Informational only.
Staff contact: Lisa Gorsuch, (503) 378-3778
e-mail: lisa.gorsuch@state.or.us
2. OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
(Docket No. UM 1538) Request by Christenson Electric on behalf of Ponzi Vineyards for a waiver of the 12-month solar photovoltaic system installation requirement pursuant to OAR 860-084-0210(1).
Staff contact: Moshrek Sobhy, (503) 378-6117
e-mail: moshrek.sobhy@state.or.us
 
3. OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
(Docket No. UM 1538) Request by Solwatt, LLC for a waiver of the 12-month solar photovoltaic system installation requirement pursuant to OAR 860-084-0210(1).
Staff contact: Moshrek Sobhy, (503) 378-6117
e-mail: moshrek.sobhy@state.or.us
 
4. OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
(Docket No. UM 1538) Request by Solar Congregations Equity Investors, LLC for a waiver of the 12-month solar photovoltaic system installation requirement pursuant to OAR 860-084-0210(1).
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 Christenson Electric  on behalf of Grand Central Bakery for a waiver of the 12-month solar photovoltaic system installation requirement pursuant to OAR 860-084-0210(1).
Staff contact: Moshrek Sobhy, (503) 378-6117
e-mail: moshrek.sobhy@state.or.us
 
6. PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Advice No. 12-05) Requests authorization for Oregon Electric Vehicle Highway Pilot to assist federally funded Electric Vehicle Service Providers with the installation of publicly available electric vehicle charging stations.
Effective date: April 11, 2012
Staff contact: Adam Bless, (503) 378-6638
e-mail: adam.bless@state.or.us
 
PUBLIC COMMENT