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October 28, 2013, Public Meeting Agenda
2:30 p.m.
October 28, 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. 13-017) Establishes Schedule 94, Distribution Safety Surcharge.
Effective date: November 1, 2013
Staff contact: Lori Koho, (503) 378-8225
e-mail: lori.g.koho@state.or.us
 
               (Advice No. 13-19) Revises Schedule 301, Public Purposes Funding Surcharge for energy efficiency.
Effective date: November 1, 2013
Staff contact: Juliet Johnson, (503) 378-8714
e-mail: juliet.johnson@state.or.us
 
               (Advice No. 13-018) Cancels the Municipal Exaction Adjustment for Hood River customers.
Effective date: November 1, 2013
Staff contact: Brittany Andrus, (503) 378-6116
e-mail: brittany.andrus@state.or.us
 
               (Docket No. UM 1676) Stipulated Agreement between Northwest Natural and the Oregon Public Utility Commission – Welded Slip-on Flanges.
Staff contact: Michael Thompson, (503) 378-6760
e-mail: michael.thompson@state.or.us
 
               (Docket No. UM 1532(3)) Requests Reauthorization of Deferred Accounting for costs associated with an Independent Evaluator.
Staff contact: Judy Johnson, (503) 378-6636
e-mail: judy.johnson@state.or.us
 
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
               (Advice No. 1029) Clarifies the definition of Speculative Projects, modifies construction language to add conditions regarding Speculative Projects, and modifies the Line Extension charge.
Effective date: October 30, 2013
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
e-mail: jim.stanage@state.or.us


REVISED CAPTION
               (Advice No. 329) Decreases the nonrecurring charge for certain Integrated Services Digital Network-Primary Rate Interface (ISDN-PRI) Business Service optional features and make other changes. 
               Effective date: October 30, 2013
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
e-mail: jim.stanage@state.or.us

PREVIOUS CAPTION
CA7.      CENTURYTEL OF OREGON INC:
(Advice No. 329) Increases the monthly rate for certain Integrated Services Digital Network-Primary Rate Interface Business Service optional features and decreases the nonrecurring charge for several features.
Effective date: October 30, 2013
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: Armando Fimbres, (503) 378-6665
e-mail: armando.fimbres@state.or.us
 
 
REGULAR AGENDA
 
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
1.            NORTHWEST NATURAL:
(Advice No. 13-10) Adds Schedule H, Large Volume Non-Residential High Pressure Gas Service Rider.
Effective date: November 1, 2013
Staff contact: Erik Colville, (503) 378-6360
e-mail: erik.colville@state.or.us
 
               (Docket No. UM 1663) Requests authorization for an Accounting Order.
Staff contact: Judy Johnson, (503) 378-6636
e-mail: judy.johnson@state.or.us
 
3.            PACIFICORP
(Docket No. UM 1538) Request to waive the conversion factor applied to nameplate capacity of solar photovoltaic (SPV) systems pursuant to OAR 860-084-0040(2).
Staff contact: Adam Bless, (503) 378-6638
e-mail: adam.bless@state.or.us
 
 
 
 
 
PUBLIC COMMENT