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February 26, 2013, Public Meeting Agenda
9:30 a.m.
February 26, 2013
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

 
RESIDENTIAL SERVICE PROTECTION FUND
 
CA1.      RESIDENTIAL SERVICE PROTECTION FUND (RSPF):
               Commission Approval of Telecommunication Devices Access Program (TDAP) Advisory Committee Member.
Staff contact: Jon Cray, (503) 373-1400
e-mail:
jon.cray@state.or.us
 
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
 
               (Docket No. UM 1514(2)) Requests reauthorization to defer the incremental costs associated with Automated Demand Response.
Staff contact: Judy Johnson, (503) 378-6636
e-mail: judy.johnson@state.or.us
 
               (Docket No. UM 1422(1)) Requests waiver of the compliance requirement contained in OAR 860-038-0640 by June 1, 2013.
Staff contact: Judy Johnson, (503) 378-6636
e-mail: judy.johnson@state.or.us
 
               (Advice No. 13-01-G) Requests authorization to withdraw two obsolete tariff sheets and revise multiple tariff sheets for the purpose of housekeeping.
Effective date: March 11, 2013
Staff contact: Lance Kaufman, (503) 378-6681
e-mail: lance.kaufman@state.or.us
 
               Accept the 2013 Budget of Expenditures.
Staff contact: Paul Rossow, (503) 378-6917
e-mail: paul.rossow@state.or.us
 
               Accept the 2013 Budget of Expenditures.
Staff contact: Paul Rossow, (503) 378-6917
e-mail: paul.rossow@state.or.us
 
 
CA7.      IDAHO POWER COMPANY:
               (Advice No. 13-01) Proposes to revise Rule H, New Service Attachments and Distribution Line Installations or Alterations.
Effective date: March 15, 2013
Staff contact: Deborah Garcia, (503) 378-6688
e-mail: deborah.garcia@state.or.us
 
               (Docket No. UM 1294(6)) Requests reauthorization to defer annual Net Power Cost Variances.
Staff contact: Deborah Garcia, (503) 378-6688
e-mail: deborah.garcia@state.or.us
 
               (Docket No. UM 1646) Requests to defer costs related to the purchase of Renewable Energy Certificates.
Staff contact: Deborah Garcia, (503) 378-6688
e-mail: deborah.garcia@state.or.us
 
               (Advice No. 13-1) Revises Schedule B, Bills and Bill Payment Options, to reflect a temporary change to the Auto Pay Plan, and to make other housekeeping changes.
Effective date: March 1, 2013
Staff contact: Lisa Gorsuch, (503) 378-3778
e-mail: lisa.gorsuch@state.or.us
 
               (Docket No. UM 1004) Joint recommendation for the Commission to set Portland General Electric's Service Quality Measures performance levels for 2012 and 2013, as required in UM 814 by OPUC
               Order 97-196.
Staff contact: Paul Birkeland, (503) 378-6190
e-mail: paul.birkeland@state.or.us
 
               (Docket Nos. UI 329/UP 284) Requests Approval of Affiliated Interest Transaction and Property Transfer.
Staff contact: Nick Cimmiyotti, (503) 373-7867
e-mail: nick.cimmiyotti@state.or.us
 
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
 
               (Advice No. 1020) Grandfathers Transparent Local Area Network Service in the Intrastate Access Tariff.
Effective date: March 1, 2013
Staff contact: Mitch Moore, (503) 378-6635
e-mail: mitch.moore@state.or.us
 
               (Advice No. 1021) Grandfathers Transparent Local Area Network Service.
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
e-mail: jim.stanage@state.or.us
 
               (Advice No. 322) Establishes Two-Way Voice Mail Interconnection Service.
Effective date: March 1, 2013
Staff contact: Bruce Hellebuyck, (503) 373-7905
e-mail: bruce.hellebuyck@state.or.us
 
               (Advice No. OR13-01) Revises Integrated Services Digital Network-Primary Rate Interface (ISDN-PRS) Business Services.
Effective date: March 1, 2013
Staff contact: Bruce Hellebuyck, (503) 373-7905
e-mail: bruce.hellebuyck@state.or.us
 
               Request to Review and Consider Updates to Requirements Applicable to Telecommunications Carriers Eligible to Receive Federal Universal Service Support.
Staff contact: Kay Marinos, (503) 378-6730
e-mail: kay.marinos@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
 
WATER
 
               (Docket No. UI 326) Requests approval of an Affiliated Interest Agreement with W. K. Roats.
Staff contact: Brian D. Bahr, (503) 378-4362
e-mail:
brian.bahr@state.or.us
 
OTHER BUSINESS
 
               (Docket No. UM 1012) Requests an order to establish the annual fee level for electric, gas, water, and wastewater utilities at 2.5 mills per dollar (.25 percent).
Staff contact: Laurel Anderson, (503) 378-4254
e-mail: laurel.anderson@state.or.us
 
REGULAR AGENDA
 
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
 
(Docket No. UM 1158) Recommendations for Performance Measures for the Energy Trust of Oregon.
Staff contact: Juliet Johnson, (503) 378-8714
e-mail:
juliet.johnson@state.or.us 
 
ADDED
(Docket No. UF 4274) Requests authority to enter into a revolving credit agreement for a term of up to five years in an amount up to $450 million.
Staff contact: Matt Muldoon, (503) 378-6164
e-mail: matt.muldoon@state.or.us
 
 
ADDED
(Docket No. UF 4275) Requests authority to issue and sell up to 701,922 shares of common stock through its long term incentive plan.
Staff contact: Matt Muldoon, (503) 378-6164
e-mail: matt.muldoon@state.or.us
 
PUBLIC COMMENT