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October 14, 2014, Public Meeting Agenda

9:30 a.m.
October 14, 2104
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 Audio
 
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
CA1.      OREGON UNIVERSAL SERVICE FUND:
Lowering the Minimum Average Quarterly Cash Balance from Three Months to One Month.
Staff contact: Nicola Peterson, (503) 378-6579
e-mail: nicola.peterson@state.or.us
 
CA2.      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
e-mail:
armando.fimbres@state.or.us
 
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
CA3.      IDAHO POWER COMPANY:
(Advice No. 14-09) Modifies Schedule 78 Residential Energy Conservation Program.
Effective date: October 15, 2014
Staff contact: Paul Rossow, (503) 378-6917
e-mail: paul.rossow@state.or.us
 
CA4.      PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Docket No. UP 306) Requests approval to participate in the Spare Transformer Equipment Program.
Staff contact: Linnea Wittekind, (503) 373-7946
e-mail:
linnea.wittekind@state.or.us
 
CA5.      PACIFIC POWER:
(Advice No. 14-011) Establishes Schedule 10, Voluntary On-Bill Repayment Program, and revises the Oregon Tariff Index, Table of Contents - Schedules.
Effective date: October 15, 2014
Staff contact: Lisa Gorsuch, (503) 378-3778
e-mail:
lisa.gorsuch@state.or.us
 
CA6.      OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
(Docket No. UM 1538) Request by Malheur County Fair Board for a waiver of the 12-month solar photovoltaic system installation requirement pursuant to OAR 860-084-0210(1).
Staff contact: John Crider, (503) 373-1536
e-mail:
john.crider@state.or.us
 
CA7.      OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
(Docket No. UM 1538) Request by Energy Solutions, LLC, on behalf of their customer Bar CK Cattle, for a waiver of the 12-month solar photovoltaic system installation requirement pursuant to
OAR 860-084-0210(1).
Staff contact: John Crider, (503) 373-1536
e-mail: john.crider@state.or.us
 
CA8.      OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
(Docket No. UM 1538) Request by Kamana O’Kala for a waiver of the 12-month solar photovoltaic system installation requirement pursuant to OAR 860-084-0210(1).
Staff contact: John Crider, (503) 373-1536
e-mail:
john.crider@state.or.us
 
CA9.      PACIFICORP:
(Docket No. UM 1705) Requests waiver of the compliance requirement contained in 
OAR 860-038-0640 for June 1, 2015.
Staff contact: Linnea Wittekind, (503) 373-7946
e-mail:
linnea.wittekind@state.or.us
 
RULEMAKING
CA10.    OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION ADMINISTRATIVE HEARINGS DIVISION:
(Docket No. AR 582) Adopt permanent rule changes to
OAR 860-084-0150, 860-084-0190 and 860-084-0220, Solar Pilot Programs.
AHD Contact: Diane Davis, (503) 378-4372
e-mail: diane.davis@state.or.us
 
REGULAR AGENDA
 
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
1.            NORTHWEST NATURAL:
(Advice No. 14-7) Adds Schedules 90 and 91 for Firm Storage Service with No-Notice Withdrawal, and Firm Storage Service with No-Notice Withdrawal and Direct Connection to South Mist Pipeline.
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Effective date: October 15, 2014
Staff contact: Erik Colville, (503) 378-6360
e-mail: erik.colville@state.or.us
 
2.            AVISTA UTILITIES:
(Docket No. LC 61) Presentation of the 2014 Integrated Resource Plan. Informational only.
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Staff contact: Erik Colville, (503) 378-6360
e-mail: erik.colville@state.or.us
 
PUBLIC COMMENT