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April 23, 2013, Public Meeting Agenda
9:30 a.m.
April 23, 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
               (Docket No. UM 1517) Anybill Financial Services Inc. on behalf of Comcast Phone of Oregon LLC Request for Waiver of Oregon Administrative Rule (OAR) 860-033-0006(7)(8) and (9).
Staff contact: Kathy Shepherd, (503) 378-4927
e-mail: kathy.shepherd@state.or.us
 
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
               (Advice No. 13-4) Makes housekeeping changes to Rate Schedule 60 to remove the reference to the Portland General Electric (PGE) Special Contract.
Effective date: April 24, 2013
Staff contact: Geoffrey Moore, (503) 378-6436
e-mail: geoffrey.moore@state.or.us
 
               (Docket No. UE 273/Advice No. 13-008) Reduces Schedule 96, Property Sales Balancing Account Adjustment, rate to zero.
Effective date: April 24, 2013
Staff contact: Geoff Moore, (503) 378-6436
e-mail: geoffrey.moore@state.or.us
 
               (Advice No 13-04) Temporarily Suspends Schedule 23, Irrigation Peak Rewards Program, and Schedule 74, Residential Air Conditioner Cycling Program ("AC Cool Credit").
Effective date: May 1, 2013
Staff contact: Brittany Andrus, (503) 378-6116
e-mail:
brittany.andrus@state.or.us
 
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
               (Advice No. 1023) Establishes new rates for an Access Service Request (ASR) expedite charge, and revises the Intrastate Access tariff, PUC OR No. 12.
Effective date: April 24, 2013
Staff contact: Mitch Moore, (503) 378-6635
e-mail: mitch.moore@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
 
               (Advice No. OR13-04) Makes text changes related to a company-wide effort to standardize tariff language for the Trouble Isolation Charge.
Effective date: April 29, 2013
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
e-mail: jim.stanage@state.or.us
 
MOVED TO REGULAR AGENDA
CA8.      QWEST CORPORATION:
               (Docket No.UM 1649) Petition for approval to recover prudent costs incurred for the relocation of facilities required by a public body that are beyond the normal course of business.
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
e-mail: jim.stanage@state.or.us
 
WATER
               (Advice No. 13-5) Revises Schedule No. 7, Purchased Water Cost Adjustment.
Effective date: May 18, 2013
Staff contact: Brian Bahr, (503) 378-4362
e-mail: brian.bahr@state.or.us
 
REGULAR AGENDA
 
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
               (Docket No. UM 1645) Requests Application for an Accounting Order on Deferred Taxes.
Staff contact: Judy Johnson, (503) 378-6636
e-mail: judy.johnson@state.or.us
 
2.            AVISTA UTILITIES
(Docket No. LC 55) Recommendations regarding Avista’s 2012 Integrated Resource Plan.
Staff contact: Lisa Gorsuch, (503) 378-3778
e-mail: lisa.gorsuch@state.or.us
 
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
 
               (Docket No.UM 1649) Petition for approval to recover prudent costs incurred for the relocation of facilities required by a public body that are beyond the normal course of business.
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
e-mail: jim.stanage@state.or.us
 
 
 
 
PUBLIC COMMENT