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September 22, 2014, Public Meeting Agenda
9:30 a.m.
September 22, 2014
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  
 
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
CA1.     CENTURYTEL OF OREGON, INC.:
(Advice No. 335) Moves the location of the 30-day Satisfaction Guarantee offer to the Competitive Response tariff.
Effective date: September 23, 2014
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
e-mail: jim.stanage@state.or.us
 
CA2.     CENTURYTEL OF OREGON, INC.:
             (Advice No.336) Introduces CenturyLink Line Volume Plan, a volume and term plan available to business customers with 10 or more business line.
             Effective date: September 29, 2014
             Staff contact: Stephanie Yamada, (503) 378-5201
             e-mail: stephanie.yamada@state.or.us
   
CA3.     UNITED TELEPHONE COMPANY OF THE NORTHWEST:
(Advice No. OR14-05) Introduces CenturyLink Line Volume Plan, a volume and term plan available to business customers with 10 or more business lines.
Effective date: September 29, 2014
Staff contact: Stephanie Yamada, (503) 378-5201
e-mail: stephanie.yamada@state.or.us
 
CA4.     OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
(Docket No. UM 1688) 2014 Annual Certification of Eligible Telecommunications Carriers.
Staff contact: Kay Marinos, (503) 378-6730
e-mail: kay.marinos@state.or.us
 
CA5.     OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
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
email:
armando.fimbres@state.or.us
 
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
CA6.     AVISTA UTILITIES:
(Docket No. UM 1356(7)) Requests reauthorization to defer costs related to Intervenor Funding Grants.
Staff contact: Marianne Gardner, (503) 378-6117
email: marianne.gardner@state.or.us
 
CA7.     AVISTA UTILITIES:
(Docket No. UM 1497(4)) Requests reauthorization to defer Purchase Gas Cost differences.
Staff contact: Marianne Gardner, (503) 378-6117
email: marianne.gardner@state.or.us
 
CA8.     CASCADE NATURAL GAS:
(Docket No. UF 4290)
Requests authority to issue up to $50 million of senior unsecured notes.
Staff contact: Matt Muldoon, (503) 378-6164
e-mail: matt.muldoon@state.or.us
 
CA9.     NORTHWEST NATURAL:
(Docket No. UF 3279)
Requests authority to issue and sell an additional 400,000 common shares in its DRIP plan.
Staff contact: Matt Muldoon, (503) 378-6164
e-mail: matt.muldoon@state.or.us
 
CA10.   NORTHWEST NATURAL:
(Docket No. UG 274/Advice No. 14-12) Requests amortization of property sales net gains related to Docket Nos. UP 280, UP 287 and
UP 290.
Effective date: November 1, 2014
Staff contact: Linnea Wittekind, (503) 373-7946
e-mail: linnea.wittekind@state.or.us
 
CA11.   PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Advice No. 14-14) Schedule 320 Meter Information Services Tariff.
Effective date: October 1, 2014
Staff contact: Suparna Bhattacharya, (503) 378-6436
e-mail:
suparna.bhattacharya@state.or.us
 
CA12.   IDAHO POWER COMPANY:
(Advice No. 14-08) Update to Rule G Billings based on OAR 860-021-0135, Adjustments of Utility Bills.
Effective date: September 23, 2014
Staff contact: Suparna Bhattacharya, (503) 378-6436
e-mail: suparna.bhattacharya@state.or.us
            
REGULAR AGENDA
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
 
1.          ENERGY TRUST OF OREGON:
Presentation of 2014 Second Quarter Report. Informational only.
Staff contact: Juliet Johnson, (503) 378-8714 
e-mail: juliet.johnson@state.or.us
 
PUBLIC COMMENT
 

 
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