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July 3, 2012, Public Meeting Agenda
9:30 a.m.
July 3, 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. C07-2012, C08-2012, C09-2012, C10-2012, C11-2012, C12-2012, and C13-2012) Establishes Special Contracts submitted pursuant to ORS 759.250(5).
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
e-mail:
jim.stanage@state.or.us
 
               (Advice No. UTNW-2012-03) Establishes a Special Contract submitted pursuant to ORS 759.250(5).
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
e-mail:
jim.stanage@state.or.us
  
CA3.      CENTURYTEL OF OREGON INC:
               (Advice No. OR12-40V) Modifies Identification and Rating of VoIP-PSTN traffic to comply with FCC Release No. 12-47.
Effective date: July 13, 2012
Staff contact: Suzanne Smith, (503) 378-6665
e-mail: suzanne.smith@state.or.us
 
               (Advice No. OR12-41V) Modifies Identification and Rating of VoIP-PSTN traffic to comply with FCC Release No. 12-47.
Effective date: July 13, 2012
Staff contact: Suzanne Smith, (503) 378-6665
e-mail: suzanne.smith@state.or.us
 
CA5.      QWEST CORPORATION:
               (Advice No. 2111) Modifies Identification and Rating of VoIP-PSTN traffic to comply with FCC Release No. 12-47.
Effective date: July 13, 2012
Staff contact: Suzanne Smith, (503) 378-6665
e-mail: suzanne.smith@state.or.us
 
CA6.      FRONTIER COMMUNICATIONS NORTHWEST INC:
               (Docket No. UM 1431) Third and Final Petition to Release Funds from Broadband Escrow Account – Order No. 10-067.
Staff contact: Irv Emmons, (503) 378-4165
e-mail: irv.emmons@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
 
 
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
 
CA8.      AVISTA UTILITIES:
               (Advice No. 12-02-G) Requests housekeeping changes to the company’s tariff.
Effective date: July 9, 2012
Staff contact: Celeste Hari, (503) 378-6628
e-mail: celeste.hari@state.or.us
 
CA9.      AVISTA UTILITIES:
               (Docket No. UM 903) 2012 Spring Earnings Review.
Staff contact: Deborah Garcia, (503) 378-6688
e-mail: deborah.garcia@state.or.us
 
CA10.    CASCADE NATURAL GAS:
               (Docket No. UM 903) 2012 Spring Earnings Review.
Staff contact: Deborah Garcia, (503) 378-6688
e-mail: deborah.garcia@state.or.us
 
CA11.    NORTHWEST NATURAL:
               (Docket No. UM 903) 2012 Spring Earnings Review.
Staff contact: Judy Johnson, (503) 378-6636
e-mail: judy.johnson@state.or.us
 
               (Docket No. UF 4272) Requests authority to enter into a revolving credit agreement for a term of up to five years in an amount up to $400 million, and to change compliance reporting.
Staff contact: Matt Muldoon, (503) 378-6164
e-mail: matt.muldoon@state.or.us
 
REGULAR AGENDA
 
WATER
 
      REMOVED
1.                        SUN COUNTRY WATER INC:
(Docket No. UM 1598) Request to appoint a regent to perform meter reading, billing, and collection duties.
Staff contact: Kathy Willis, (503) 373-1003
e-mail: kathy.willis@state.or.us
Staff contact: Charla Muntz, (503) 373-1942
e-mail: charla.muntz@state.or.us
 
 
PUBLIC COMMENT