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April 9, 2013, Public Meeting Agenda
9:30 a.m.
April 9, 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 
 
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
               (Advice No. 13-05) Revises Schedule 80, Easy Upgrades Program.
Effective date: April 15, 2013
Staff contact: Brittany Andrus, (503) 378-6116
e-mail: brittany.andrus@state.or.us
 
CA2.      NORTHWEST NATURAL:
               (Docket No. UG 244/Advice No. 13-3) Requests to waive OAR 860-021-0200(3)(a), and revises Rule 6A to reflect current practices regarding deposits and surety agreements.
Effective date: April 10, 2013
Staff contact: Lisa Gorsuch, (503) 378-3778
e-mail: lisa.gorsuch@state.or.us
 
               (Advice No. 13-007) Eliminates the preferential transition rates for Klamath Basin irrigation customers (Schedule 33) and removes references to that schedule in other schedules.
Effective date: April 17, 2013
Staff contact: George Compton, (503) 378-6123
e-mail: george.compton@state.or.us
 
               (Docket No. UF 4278) Requests authority to issue up to $500 million of first mortgage bonds and debt securities.
Staff contact: Matt Muldoon, (503) 378-6164
e-mail: matt.muldoon@state.or.us
 
               (Docket No. UM 1538) Request by Ronald G. and Joanna H. Stout for a waiver of the 12-month solar photovoltaic system installation requirement pursuant to OAR 860-084-0210(1).
Staff contact: Bob Procter, (503) 378-5362
e-mail:
robert.procter@state.or.us
 
               (Docket No. UM 1538) Request by Sunbridge Solar, LLC on behalf of Springwater Environmental Sciences School for a waiver of the 12-month solar photovoltaic system installation requirement pursuant to OAR 860-084-0210(1).
Staff contact: Bob Procter, (503) 378-5362
e-mail:
robert.procter@state.or.us
 
               (Advice No. 13-06) Proposes to revise its tariff page, Schedule 92, Boardman Operating Life Adjustment.
Effective date: June 1, 2013
Staff contact: Ming Peng, (503) 373-1123
e-mail: ming.peng@state.or.us
 
               (Advice No. 13-05) Revises rates in Schedules 91, 95, 591 and 595, and makes housekeeping changes to Schedule B.
Effective date: April 10, 2013
Staff contact: Marianne Gardner, (503) 378-6117
e-mail: marianne.gardner@state.or.us
 
               Accept the 2013 Annual Budget of Expenditures.
Staff contact: Paul Rossow, (503) 378-6917
e-mail: paul.rossow@state.or.us
 
 
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
               (Advice Nos. C06-2013, C09-2013, C10-2013, C11-2013, C12-2013, and C14-2013) Establishes Special Contracts submitted pursuant to ORS 759.250(5).
Staff contact: Bruce Hellebuyck, (503) 378-7905
e-mail: bruce.hellebuyck@state.or.us

Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
e-mail: jim.stanage@state.or.us
 
               (Advice No. SC13-01) 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
 
               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
               (Advice No. 13-4) Changes tariff to comply with recent revisions to Oregon backflow prevention rules.
Effective date: April 10, 2013
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
               e-mail: jim.stanage@state.or.us
 
REGULAR AGENDA
 
 
 
 
PUBLIC COMMENT