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January 28, 2015, Public Meeting Agenda
 
 
9:30 a.m.
January 28, 2015
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
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
CA1.     PACIFICORP:
(Docket No. UI 353) Requests Approval of Affiliated Interest Agreement with Metalogic Inspection Services LLC.
Staff contact: Linnea Wittekind, (503) 373-7946
e-mail: linnea.wittekind@state.or.us
 
CA2.     ENERGY TRUST OF OREGON:
(Docket No. UM 1696) Follow-up items related to electric energy efficiency exceptions.
Staff contact: Juliet Johnson, (503) 378-8714
e-mail:
juliet.johnson@state.or.us
Staff contact: Jason Klotz (503) 378-6667
e-mail: jason.klotz@state.or.us
 
CA3.     PACIFICORP:
(Advice No. 14-015) Updates Schedule 103, Multnomah County Business Income Tax Recovery.
Effective date: February 1, 2015
Staff contact: Linnea Wittekind, (503) 373-7946
e-mail: linnea.wittekind@state.or.us
 
CA4.     PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Docket No. UM 1417(6)) Requests reauthorization to defer revenues associated with the Sales Normalization Adjustment and Lost Revenue Recovery.
Staff contact: Judy Johnson, (503) 378-6636
e-mail: judy.johnson@state.or.us
 
CA5.     PACIFIC POWER:
(Docket No. UM 1639(2)) Requests authorization to defer incremental revenue associated with Open Access Transmission Tariff.
Staff contact: Judy Johnson, (503) 378-6636
e-mail: judy.johnson@state.or.us
 
CA6.     IDAHO POWER COMPANY:
(Docket No. UM 1464(5)) Requests reauthorization to defer Net Power Cost Variances.
Staff contact: Judy Johnson, (503) 378-6636
e-mail: judy.johnson@state.or.us
 
CA7.     PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Docket No. UM 1514(4)) Requests reauthorization to defer the incremental costs associated with Automated Demand Response.
Staff contact: Judy Johnson, (503) 378-6636
e-mail: judy.johnson@state.or.us
 
CA8.     PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Docket No. UM 1301(8)) Requests reauthorization to defer Direct Access Open Enrollment Costs/Benefits.
Staff contact: Judy Johnson, (503) 378-6636
e-mail: judy.johnson@state.or.us
 
CA9.     OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
Senate Bill 844 Progress Report.
Staff contact: Jason Klotz (503) 378-6667
e-mail: jason.klotz@state.or.us
 
CA10.   PACIFIC POWER:
(Advice No. 15-001) Requests Schedule 203 rates be set to zero with less than statutory notice.
Effective date: February 1, 2015
Staff contact: Deborah Garcia, (503) 378-6688
e-mail: deborah.garcia@state.or.us
  
CA11.   OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
(Docket No. UM 1538) Request by RS Energy, LLC, on behalf of their customer Ed Staub, for a waiver of the 12-month solar photovoltaic system installation requirement pursuant to OAR 860-084-0210(1).
Staff contact: Michael Breish, (503) 373-1583
e-mail: michael.breish@state.or.us
 
CA12.   OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
(Docket No. UM 1538) Request by RS Energy, LLC, on behalf of their customer Tony Bair, for a waiver of the 12-month solar photovoltaic system installation requirement pursuant to OAR 860-084-0210(1).
Staff contact: Michael Breish, (503) 373-1583
e-mail: michael.breish@state.or.us
 
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
 
CA13.  CRICKET COMMUNICATIONS, INC.:
(Docket No. UM 1625) Application to Relinquish ETC and ETP Designations.
Staff contact: Kay Marinos, (503) 378-6730
e-mail: kay.marinos@state.or.us

REGULAR AGENDA
 
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
1.          OREGON UNIVERSAL SERVICE FUND (OUSF) ADVISORY BOARD:
Approval of candidates for OUSF Advisory Board positions.
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Staff contact: Kathy Shepherd, (503) 378-8959
e-mail: kathy.shepherd@state.or.us
 
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
2.          AVISTA UTILITIES:
(Advice No. 14-11-G) Establish Optional Compressed Natural Gas Service.
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Effective date: February 1, 2015
Staff contact: Erik Colville, (503) 378-6360
e-mail: erik.colville@state.or.us
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3.          IDAHO POWER COMPANY:
(Docket No. UM 1675) Annual Smart Grid Report.
Staff contact: Michael Breish, (503) 373-1583

e-mail: michael.breish@state.or.us
 
4.          OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
(Docket No. UM 1538) Request by RS Energy, LLC, on behalf of their customer Ryan Hartman, for a waiver of the 12-month solar photovoltaic system installation requirement pursuant to OAR 860-084-0210(1).
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Staff contact: Michael Breish, (503) 373-1583
e-mail: michael.breish@state.or.us
 
5.          PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Docket No. UP 313) Requests approval of the sale of a property located in the City of Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon to Blake Thrasher.
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Staff contact: Linnea Wittekind, (503) 373-6436
e-mail: linnea.wittekind@state.or.us
 
6.          SIERRA CLUB:
(Docket No. UM 1707) Presentation to: (1) demonstrate that Sierra Club has implemented the required actions and showing our familiarity with and commitment to follow the Commission's rules, and (2) confirm that all lawyers and legal assistants participating in Commission dockets have received training on the Commission's protective order, and service and filing rules.  INFORMATIONAL ONLY.
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Staff contact: Becky Beier, (503) 373-1571
e-mail: becky.beier@state.or.us
  
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