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March 10, 2015, Public Meeting Agenda

 

9:30 a.m.
March 10, 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
 
RESIDENTIAL SERVICE PROTECTION FUND
 
CA1.      VIRGIN MOBILE USA:
(Docket No. UM 1522) Petition for Waiver of OAR 860-033-0035(3).
Staff contact: Jon Cray, (503) 373-1400
e-mail: jon.cray@state.or.us
 
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
 
CA2.      CASCADE NATURAL GAS:
(Advice No. O15-02-01) Revisions to Tariff P.U.C. Or. No. 9 - Imbalance Penalties and Overrun/Underrun Charges.
Effective date: March, 12, 2015
Staff contact: Erik Colville, (503) 378-6360
e-mail: erik.colville@state.or.us
 
CA3.      NORTHWEST NATURAL:
(Docket No. UM 1714) Defers Revenues and Expenses Associated With Projects Developed Under SB 844.
Staff contact: Judy Johnson, (503) 378-6636
e-mail: judy.johnson@state.or.us
 
CA4.      PACIFICORP:
(Docket No. UP 312) Requests approval of the sale of Fountain Green Hydroelectric Generation Facility.
Staff contact: Linnea Wittekind, (503) 373-7946
e-mail: linnea.wittekind@state.or.us
 
CA5.      PACIFICORP:
(Docket No. UM 1682(1)) Request for an Order re-authorizing deferred accounting related to a reduction in depreciation expense.
Staff contact: Mitch Moore, (503) 378-6635
e-mail: mitch.moore@state.or.us
 
CA6.      PACIFICORP:
(Docket No. UP 316) Requests approval of sale of property to Draper City, Utah.
Staff contact: Mitch Moore, (503) 378-6635
e-mail: mitch.moore@state.or.us
 
CA7.      OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
(Docket No. UM 1538) Request by PGPV, LLC, on behalf of its customer, Safe Haven Humane Society, for a waiver of the 12-month solar photovoltaic system installation requirement set forth in
OAR 860-084-0210(1).
Staff contact: Cindy Dolezel, (503) 378-6638
e-mail: cindy.dolezel@state.or.us
 
CA8.      OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
(Docket No. UM 1538) Request by PGPV, LLC, on behalf of its customers, The Shire Apartments and Starcrest Manor Apartments, for a waiver of the 12-month solar photovoltaic system installation requirement set forth in OAR 860-084-0210(1).
Staff contact: Cindy Dolezel, (503) 378-6638
e-mail: cindy.dolezel@state.or.us
 
CA9.      OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
(Docket No. UM 1538) Request by PGPV, LLC, on behalf of its customers, Lorence Court Apartments, for a waiver of the 12-month solar photovoltaic system installation requirement set forth in OAR 860-084-0210(1).
Staff contact: Cindy Dolezel, (503) 378-6638
e-mail: cindy.dolezel@state.or.us
              
CA10.    OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
Propose modifications to Standard Data Requests for Energy Utility Rate Cases.
Staff contact: Deborah Garcia, (503) 378-6688
e-mail: deborah.garcia@state.or.us
 
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
 
CA11.    CENTURYTEL OF OREGON, INC.:
(Advice No. 340) Establishes Call Line Identifier Service as a new tariffed offering.
Effective date: March 13, 2015
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
e-mail: jim.stanage@state.or.us
 
CA12.    QWEST CORPORATION:
(Advice No. 2123) Establishes Call Line Identifier Service as a new tariffed offering.
Effective date: March 13, 2015
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
e-mail: jim.stanage@state.or.us
 
CA13.    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
 
CA14.    CENTURYTEL OF OREGON, INC:
(Advice No. OR 15-01-A) Grandfathers Frame Relay Access Service to existing customers as of June 1, 2015.
Effective date: March 30, 3015
Staff contact: Armando Fimbres, (503) 378-6665
e-mail: armando.fimbres@state.or.us
 
WATER
 
CA15.    ALSEA PROPERTIES, INC.:
(Advice No. 15-08) Changes certain rates in the Miscellaneous Service Charges tariff.
Effective date: March 11, 2015
Staff contact: Stephanie Yamada, (503) 378-5201
e-mail: stephanie.yamada@state.or.us
 
CA16.    HILLVIEW ACRES:
(Advice No. 15-09) Changes certain rates in the Miscellaneous Service Charges tariff.
Effective date: March 11, 2015
Staff contact: Stephanie Yamada, (503) 378-5201
e-mail: stephanie.yamada@state.or.us

 
CA17.    ILLAHE ESTATES WATER SYSTEM:
(Advice No. 15-10) Changes certain rates in the Miscellaneous Service Charges tariff.
Effective date: March 11, 2015
Staff contact: Stephanie Yamada, (503) 378-5201
e-mail: stephanie.yamada@state.or.us
 
CA18.    NORTHRIDGE WATER COMPANY:
(Advice No. 15-11) Changes certain rates in the Miscellaneous Service Charges tariff.
Effective date: March 11, 2015
Staff contact: Stephanie Yamada, (503) 378-5201
e-mail: stephanie.yamada@state.or.us
 
CA19.    SHADOW WOOD WATER SERVICE:
(Advice No. 15-12) Changes certain rates in the Miscellaneous Service Charges tariff.
Effective date: March 11, 2015
Staff contact: Stephanie Yamada, (503) 378-5201
e-mail: stephanie.yamada@state.or.us
 
CA20.    WHISPERING PINES ESTATE WATER:
(Advice No. 15-13) Changes certain rates in the Miscellaneous Service Charges tariff.
Effective date: March 11, 2015
Staff contact: Stephanie Yamada, (503) 378-5201
e-mail: stephanie.yamada@state.or.us
 
CA21.    WILDERNESS CANYON WATER:
(Advice No. 15-14) Changes certain rates in the Miscellaneous Service Charges tariff.
Effective date: March 11, 2015
Staff contact: Stephanie Yamada, (503) 378-5201
e-mail: stephanie.yamada@state.or.us
 
REGULAR AGENDA
 
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
 
1.           RENEWABLE GENERATOR CONTRIBUTION TO CAPACITY:
Utilities and Stakeholders present their position on policies and calculation methodologies related to the determination of a renewable generator’s contribution to capacity, in compliance with Order 14-415 Section IV(B) in Docket LC 56 (PGE 2013 IRP).
Audio
Staff contact: John Crider, (503) 373-1536
e-mail: john.crider@state.or.us
 
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     2.           PACIFICORP:
                    Bi-annual
Update report on DSM programs. Informational only
                    Audio​
​​  Staff contact: Jason Klotz, (503) 378-6667
         e-mail: jason.klotz@state.or.us
 
 
PUBLIC COMMENT
 
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