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March 24, 2015, Public Meeting Agenda
9:30 a.m.
March 24, 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.     NORTHWEST NATURAL:
(Advice No. 15-01) Revises Schedule 164, Purchased Gas Cost Adjustment to Rates, to correct the numbering of the footnote references.
Effective date: March 25, 2015
Staff contact: Lisa Gorsuch, (503) 378-3778
e-mail: lisa.gorsuch@state.or.us
 
CA2.     PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Advice No. 15-05) Requests a change to the Company’s tariff language to make luminaires on streetlight poles owned by third parties eligible to receive Option C lighting service.
Effective date: March 25, 2015
Staff contact: Robert Fonner, (503) 378-5264
e-mail: robert.fonner@state.or.us
  
CA3.     PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Docket No. UM 1422(2)) Requests waiver of the compliance requirement contained in OAR 860-038-0640 by June 1, 2015.
Staff contact: Mitch Moore, (503) 378-6635
e-mail: mitch.moore@state.or.us
 
CA4.     PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Advice No. 15-04) Schedule 128 Short Term Transition Adjustment Update April 2015 Quarterly Election Window.
Effective date: April 1, 2015
Staff contact: George Compton, (503) 378-6123
e-mail: george.compton@state.or.us
 
CA5.     PACIFIC POWER:
(Advice No. 15-003) Revises Schedule 215, Irrigation Time-of-Use Pilot, for its second, and final, year.
Effective date: March 25, 2015
Staff contact: George Compton, (503) 378-6123
e-mail: george.compton@state.or.us
 
CA6.     PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Advice No. 15-03) Requests revision of Tariff P.U.C. No. 18 to remove obsolete street and area lighting bill codes.
Effective date: March 25, 2015
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 Neil Kelly for a waiver of the
12-month solar photovoltaic system installation requirement set forth in OAR 860-084-0210(1).
Staff contact: Michael Breish, (503) 373-1583
e-mail: michael.breish@state.or.us
 
CA8.     PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Docket No. ADV 3/Advice No. 15-06) Revises rates in Schedules 91, 95, 491, 495, 591 and 595.
Effective date: March 25, 2015
Staff contact: Marianne Gardner, (503) 378-6617
e-mail: marianne.gardner@state.or.us
 
CA9.     OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
(Docket No. UM 1538) Request by Dynamic Power Innovation on behalf of its customer, Bethany Development, LLC, 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:
(Docket No. UM 1538) Request by Kamana O’Kala, LLC, on behalf of its customers, Stark Fir’s Management, Bella Organics, John Enyart, and Columbia Farms, 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
 
CA11.   OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
Adoption of Commission Report to Legislative Assembly on Public Purpose Expenditures (Final Report, 2013 and 2014) pursuant to
ORS 757.617(1)(a).
Staff contact: Brittany Andrus, (503) 378-6116
e-mail: brittany.andrus@state.or.us
 
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
CA12.   QWEST CORPORATION:
(Advice No. C02-2015) Establishes Special Contract submitted pursuant to ORS 759.250(5).
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
e-mail: jim.stanage@state.or.us
 
CA13.   FRONTIER COMMUNICATIONS NORTHWEST, INC.:
(Advice Nos. SC15-01, SC15-02, SC 15-03, SC15-04, and SC15-05) Establishes Special Contracts submitted pursuant to ORS 759.250(5).
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
e-mail: jim.stanage@state.or.us
 
CA14.   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
 
REGULAR AGENDA
RESIDENTIAL SERVICE PROTECTION FUND
1.          TRACFONE WIRELESS INC.:
(Docket No. UM 1437) Petition for Waiver of OAR 860-033-0035(3).
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Staff contact: Jon Cray, (503) 373-1400
e-mail: jon.cray@state.or.us
  
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
2.          NORTHWEST NATURAL:
(Advice No. 14-23) Request to continue Schedule 177, the System Integrity Program Recovery Mechanism.
Effective date: April 1, 2015
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Staff contact: Judy Johnson, (503) 378-6636
e-mail: judy.johnson@state.or.us
 
3.          OREGON PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION STAFF:
(Docket No. UM 1452) Capacity Allocation and Volumetric Incentive Rates for the May 1, 2015, Enrollment Window of the Solar Pilot Program.
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Staff contact: Cindy Dolezel, (503) 378-6638
e-mail: cindy.dolezel@state.or.us
 
PUBLIC COMMENT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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