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May 8, 2012, Public Meeting Agenda
9:30 a.m.
May 8, 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.        OREGON EXCHANGE CARRIER ASSOCIATION:
(Advice No. 120) Revises existing tariff language relating to the billing of VoIP-PSTN traffic.
Effective date: May 9, 2012
Staff contact: Suzanne Smith, (503) 378-6665
e-mail:
suzanne.smith@state.or.us
 
CA2.        UNITED TELEPHONE:
(Advice No. OR12-03) Complies with the Federal Communications Commission Order No. FCC 12-11, Lifeline and Link Up Reform and Modernization.
Effective date: May 9, 2012
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
e-mail:
jim.stanage@state.or.us
 
CA3.        CENTURYTEL OF OREGON:
(Advice No. 316) Complies with the Federal Communications Commission Order No. FCC 12-11, Lifeline and Link Up Reform and Modernization.
Effective date: May 9, 2012
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
e-mail:
jim.stanage@state.or.us
 
REMOVED
CA4.        OREGON UNIVERSAL SERVICE FUND:
                  (Docket No. UM 1594) Increases the Oregon Universal Service Fund surcharge rate.
Staff contact: Roger White, (503) 378-6371
e-mail:
roger.white@state.or.us
 
CA5.        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
 
CA6.        DIRECT COMMUNICATIONS LONG DISTANCE INC.:
(Docket No. CP 1096) Request to Cancel a Certificate of Authority to Provide Telecommunications Service in Oregon.
Staff contact: Lois Meerdink, (503) 378-8959
e-mail:
lois.meerdink@state.or.us
 
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
 
CA7.        PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Advice No. 12-10) Requests housekeeping changes to the company’s tariff.
Effective date: May 9, 2012
Staff contact: Celeste Hari, (503) 378-6628
e-mail:
celeste.hari@state.or.us
 
CA8.        PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Docket No. UM 1532(1)) Requests Deferred Accounting for costs associated with an Independent Evaluator.
Staff contact: Judy Johnson, (503) 378-6636
e-mail:
judy.johnson@state.or.us
 
CA9.        PACIFIC POWER:
Accept the 2012 Annual Budget of Expenditures.
Staff contact: Paul Rossow, (503) 378-6917
e-mail:
paul.rossow@state.or.us
 
CA10.      NORTHWEST NATURAL:
(Advice No. 12-6) Requests authorization to implement the effects of Senate Bill 967.
Effective date: June 1, 2012
Staff contact: Judy Johnson, (503) 378-6636
e-mail:
judy.johnson@state.or.us
 
CA11.      PACIFIC POWER:
Schedule 199, Klamath Dam Removal Surcharges and Fund Investment Recommendations.
Staff contact: Marc Hellman, (503) 378-6355
e-mail:
marc.hellman@state.or.us
 
WATER
 
CA12.      WILLAMETTE WATER COMPANY:
(Advice No. 12-4) Revises Schedule No. 7, Purchased Water Cost Adjustment.
Effective date: May 18, 2012
Staff contact: Brian Bahr, (503) 378-4362
e-mail:
brian.bahr@state.or.us
 
 
REGULAR AGENDA
WATER
 
                   (Docket No. UM 1518) Requests approval of administration and disposition of regency.
                   Staff contact: Brian Bahr, (503) 378-4362
                   e-mail: brian.bahr@state.or.us
PUBLIC COMMENT