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August 20, 2013, Public Meeting Agenda
9:30 a.m.
August 20, 2013
Main Hearing Room
3930 Fairview Industrial Drive SE, Salem, Oregon 97302-1166
PO Box 1088, Salem, Oregon 97308-1088

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. 13-09) Offers qualifying large nonresidential customers a three- or five-year cost of service opt-out beginning January 1, 2014, through an enrollment period during September 2013 (Enrollment Period L).
Effective date: September 1, 2013
Staff contact: Brittany Andrus, (503) 378-6116
e-mail: brittany.andrus@state.or.us
 
CA2.      PACIFIC POWER:
               (Docket No. UM 1666) Requests a limited waiver of OAR 860-021-0405(5), Disconnection of Gas or Electric Service to Tenants.
Staff contact: Brittany Andrus, (503) 378-6116
e-mail: brittany.andrus@state.or.us
 
CA3.      PACIFIC POWER:
               (Advice No. 13-013) Revises Rule 11, Discontinuance of Service for Nonpayment.
Effective date: August 26, 2013
Staff contact: Brittany Andrus, (503) 378-6116
e-mail: brittany.andrus@state.or.us
 
               (Advice No. 13-11) Revises various tariffs to update price indices.
Effective date: August 30, 2013
Staff contact: Brittany Andrus, (503) 378-6116
e-mail: brittany.andrus@state.or.us
 
               (Docket No. UM 1020) Requests approval of Request for Proposals for Voluntary Renewable Energy Program.
Staff contact: Brittany Andrus, (503) 378-6116
e-mail: brittany.andrus@state.or.us
 
REMOVED
CA6.      NORTHWEST NATURAL: (Advice No. 13-8) Revises Schedule O, On-the-Bill Repayment Services.
Effective date: September 3, 2013
Staff contact: Juliet Johnson, (503) 378-8714
e-mail: juliet.johnson@state.or.us
 
               (Docket No. UE 276/Advice No. 2013-S5) Amends a special contract arrangement between PGE and Upper Columbia Mill, LLC, for delivery of steam.
Effective date: With meter readings on and after September 1, 2013
Staff contact: John Crider, (503) 373-1536
e-mail: john.crider@state.or.us
 
               (Docket No. UF 4282) Requests authority to issue up to $50 million of debt securities.
Staff contact: Matt Muldoon, (503) 378-6164
e-mail: matt.muldoon@state.or.us
 
               (Docket No. UM 1336(6) Requests reauthorization to defer Intervenor Funding costs.
Staff contact: Deborah Garcia, (503) 378-6688
e-mail: deborah.garcia@state.or.us
 
               (Docket No. UM 1102(10)) Requests reauthorization of Intervenor Funding costs.
Staff contact: Deborah Garcia, (503) 378-6688
e-mail: deborah.garcia@state.or.us
 
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
               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. 13-10) Establishes Rule 44, Partial Payment.
Effective date: September 1, 2013
Staff contact:  Celeste Hari, (503) 378-6628
e-mail: celeste.hari@state.or.us
 
 
REGULAR AGENDA
 
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
 
REMOVED
1.            NORTHWEST NATURAL:
               (Advice No. 13-10) Adds Schedule H, Large Volume Non-Residential High Pressure Gas Service Rider.
Effective date: September 1, 2013
Staff contact: Erik Colville, (503) 378-6360
e-mail: erik.colville@state.or.us
 
REMOVED
2.            NORTHWEST NATURAL:
               (Docket No. UM 1663) Requests authorization for an Accounting Order.
Staff contact: Judy Johnson, (503) 378-6636
e-mail: judy.johnson@state.or.us
 
               (Docket No. UM 1158) Staff reports on follow up items requested by the Commission related to Energy Trust of Oregon Performance Measures.
Staff contact: Juliet Johnson, (503) 378-8714
e-mail: juliet.johnson@state.or.us.
 
PUBLIC COMMENT