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June 19, 2012, Public Meeting Agenda
 
9:30 a.m.
June 19, 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
 
               (Advice No. 1014) Revises tariff language and rates to establish “Transitional Intrastate Access Service” as required by FCC Order No. 11-161.
Effective date: July 3, 2012
Staff contact: John Reynolds, (503) 378-2985
e-mail: john.reynolds@state.or.us
 
CA2.      CENTURYTEL OF OREGON INC:
               (Advice No. OR12-01A) Revises tariff language and rates to reflect departure from the OECA access pool, to establish access rates, and to establish "Transitional Intrastate Access Service" as required by FCC Order No. 11-161.
Effective date: July 3, 2012
Staff contact: John Reynolds, (503) 378-2985
e-mail: john.reynolds@state.or.us

      CA3.      UNITED TELEPHONE COMPANY OF THE NORTHWEST:
               (Advice No. OR12-01A) Revises tariff language and rates to establish “Transitional Intrastate Access Service” as required by FCC Order No. 11-161.
Effective date: July 3, 2012
Staff contact: John Reynolds, (503) 378-2985
e-mail: john.reynolds@state.or.us
 
               (Advice No. 2110) Revises tariff language and rates to establish “Transitional Intrastate Access Service” as required by FCC Order No. 11-161.
Effective date: July 3, 2012
Staff contact: John Reynolds, (503) 378-2985
e-mail: john.reynolds@state.or.us
 
               (Advice No. OR-12-02) Revises tariff language and rates to reflect the departure from the OECA access pool and to establish Citizen-specific access rates as required by FCC Order No. 11-161.
Effective date: July 3, 2012
Staff contact: John Reynolds, (503) 378-2985
e-mail: john.reynolds@state.or.us
 
               (Advice No. OR-12-03) Revises tariff language and rates to establish “Transitional Intrastate Access Service” as required by FCC Order No. 11-161.
Effective date: July 3, 2012
Staff contact: John Reynolds, (503) 378-2985
e-mail: john.reynolds@state.or.us
 
REVISED CAPTION
               (Advice No. 118) Revises the rates for the Intrastate Access Charge pool, Special Access pool, and the Billing and Collection pool to reflect 2012 cost and demand and the impact of FCC 11-161.
Effective date: July 3, 2012
Staff contact: Christina Liu, (503) 373-7133
e-mail: christina.liu@state.or.us
 
REVISED CAPTION
               (Advice No. 119) Revises the Intrastate Access Charge pool Common Carrier Line rates to reflect 2011 cost and demand and the impact of FCC 11-161.
Effective date: July 3, 2012
Staff contact: Christina Liu, (503) 373-7133
e-mail: christina.liu@state.or.us
  
               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
 
               (Docket No. UM 1602) Petition for exemption of service quality reporting requirements under OAR 860-032-0012(15)(c).
Staff contact: Malia Brock, (503) 378-6113
e-mail: malia.brock@state.or.us
 
               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
 
               Approval of a candidate for a vacant OUSF Advisory Board position.
Staff contact:  Celeste Hari, (503) 378-6628
e-mail: celeste.hari@state.or.us
 
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
 
               (Docket No. UM 1561(2)) Updates the company’s non-firm avoided cost information for the third quarter 2012.
Staff contact: Adam Bless, (503) 378-6638
e-mail: adam.bless@state.or.us
 
CA14.    IDAHO POWER COMPANY:
               (Docket No. UM 1597) Requests Authorization for Deferred Accounting of Revenue Requirement Variances Associated with the Langley Gulch Power Plant.
Staff contact: Judy Johnson, (503) 378-6636
e-mail: judy.johnson@state.or.us
 
CA15.    IDAHO POWER COMPANY:
               (Advice No. 12-11) Modifies Schedule 78- Residential Energy Conservation Program.
Effective date: June 25, 2012
Staff contact: Irina Phillips, (503) 378-6436
e-mail: irina.phillips@state.or.us
 
CA16.    NORTHWEST NATURAL:
               (Advice No. 12-9) Requests housekeeping changes to Schedule 60, Special Contracts.
Effective date: July 1, 2012
Staff contact: Lori Koho, (503) 378-8225
e-mail: lori.g.koho@state.or.us
 
CA17.    PACIFICORP:
               (Docket No. UI 321) Requests approval of an affiliated interest transaction agreement with International Business Machines Corporation.
Staff contact: Brian Bahr, (503) 378-4362
e-mail:
brian.bahr@state.or.us
 
CA18.    PACIFICORP:
               (Docket No. UI 322) Requests approval of an affiliated interest agreement with International Business Machines Corporation.
Staff contact: Brian Bahr, (503) 378-4362
e-mail:
brian.bahr@state.or.us
 
CA19.    AVISTA CORPORATION:
               Accept the 2012 Annual Budget of Expenditures.
Staff contact: Paul Rossow, (503) 378-6917
e-mail: paul.rossow@state.or.us
 
REGULAR AGENDA
 
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
 
1.                        PACIFICORP:
(Docket No. UM 1570) Renewable Portfolio Standard Implementation Plan 2013-2017.
Staff contact: Erik Colville, (503) 378-6360
e-mail: erik.colville@state.or.us
 
2.            PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY:
               (Docket No. UM 1568) Renewable Portfolio Standard Implementation Plan 2013-2017.
Staff contact: Erik Colville, (503) 378-6360
e-mail: erik.colville@state.or.us
 
3.            PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
               (Docket No. UE 255/Advice No. 12-12) Revises tariff to reflect suspension of the Unity Program.
Effective date: July 1, 2012
Staff contact: Lisa Gorsuch, (503) 378-3778
e-mail: lisa.gorsuch@state.or.us
 
4.            ENERGY TRUST OF OREGON:
Presentation of 2011 Annual Report and 2012 First Quarter Report.  Informational only.
Staff contact: Juliet Johnson, (503) 378-8714
e-mail:
juliet.johnson@state.or.us
 
PUBLIC COMMENT