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May 19, 2015, Public Meeting Agenda
 
9:30 a.m.
May 19, 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  
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
CA1.     PACIFIC POWER:
(Docket No. UM 1020) Request for Proposal for Retail Marketing Services and Renewable Energy Certificates for Two Oregon Voluntary Renewable Energy Options.
Staff contact: Brittany Andrus, (503) 378-6116
e-mail: brittany.andrus@state.or.us
 
REMOVED
CA2.     PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC:
(Docket No. ADV 21/Advice No. 15-09)
Request to Update Tariff to Clarify Cost Responsibilities for Relocation, Removal, and Rearrangement of Facilities in the Public Rights of Way.
Effective Date: May 20, 2015
Staff contact: Robert Fonner, (503) 378-5264
e-mail: robert.fonner@state.or.us
 
CA3.     NORTHWEST NATURAL:
(Docket No. ADV 29/Advice No. 15-04) Revises Schedule 185, Special Annual Interstate Storage and Transportation Credit, and Schedule 186, Special Annual Core Storage and Pipeline Capacity Optimization Credit.

Effective date: June 1, 2015
Staff contact: George Compton, (503) 378-6123
e-mail: george.compton@state.or.us
 
CA4.     IDAHO POWER COMPANY:
(Docket No. ADV 25/Advice No. 15-05) Requests modifications to Schedule 87 – Manufactured Housing Energy Efficiency Programs.
Effective date: May 20, 2015
Staff contact: Michael Breish, (503) 373-1583
e-mail: michael.breish@state.or.us
 
CA5.     PACIFICORP:
(Docket No. UP 325) Requests authority to sell an on-site generation unit and a 69 kilovolt transmission line to Georgia-Pacific.
Staff contact: Matthew Muldoon, (503) 378-6164
e-mail: matt.muldoon@state.or.us
 
CA6.     CASCADE NATURAL GAS:
(Docket No. LC 59) Requests a waiver of OAR 860-027-0400(3) for an incremental 49 day extension for its 2014 Integrated Resource Plan.
Staff contact: Erik Colville, (503) 378-6360
e-mail: erik.colville@state.or.us
 
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
CA7.     FRONTIER COMMUNICATIONS NORTHWEST INC:
(Docket No. ADV 1/Advice No. SC15-06 and Docket No. ADV 10/Advice No. SC15-07) Establishes Special Contracts submitted pursuant to ORS 759.250(5).
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
e-mail: jim.stanage@state.or.us
 
CA8.     QWEST CORPORATION:
(Advice No. C08-2015) Establishes a Special Contract submitted pursuant to ORS 759.250(5).
Staff contact: Stephanie Yamada, (503) 378-5201
e-mail: stephanie.yamada@state.or.us
 
CA9.     UNITED TELEPHONE COMPANY OF THE NORTHWEST:
(Docket No. UM 1718) Petition to Abandon its Frame Relay Service.
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
e-mail: jim.stanage@state.or.us
  
CA10.   IONEX COMMUNICATIONS NORTH INC dba BIRCH COMMUNICATIONS and ORBITCOM INC:
(Docket Nos. CP 1487 and CP 1254) Petition for Waiver of Notice Requirement of OAR 860-032-0020(11)(a) and (b).
Staff contact: Kathy Shepherd, (503) 378-8959
e-mail: kathy.shepherd@state.or.us
 
WATER
 
PREVIOUS CAPTION
CA11.   HIGHLAND WATER COMPANY:
(Docket No. UP 320)
Application for Authorization to Purchase Shady Cove Waterworks, LLC.
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503)378-6165
e-mail: jim.stanage@state.or.us
 
CA11.   HILAND WATER CORPORATION:
(Docket No. UP 320)
Application for Authorization to Purchase Shady Cove Waterworks, LLC.
Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503)378-6165
e-mail: jim.stanage@state.or.us
 
 
REGULAR AGENDA
ELECTRIC/NATURAL GAS
1.          NORTHWEST NATURAL:
(Docket No. ADV 18/Advice No. 15-03) Requests approval of
Order No. 15-049 Compliance Filing.
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Effective date: June 1, 2015
Staff contact: Judy Johnson, (503) 378-6636
email: judy.johnson@state.or.us
 
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
2.          QWEST CORPORATION:
(Docket No. UM 1723) Petition for approval to recover prudent costs incurred for the relocation of facilities required by a public body that are beyond the normal course of business.
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Staff contact: Jim Stanage, (503) 378-6165
e-mail: jim.stanage@state.or.us
 
3.          DOUGLAS SERVICES INC: 
(Docket No. UM 1721) Application for ETC and ETP Designations.
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Staff contact: Kay Marinos, (503) 378-6730
e-mail: kay.marinos@state.or.us
 
PUBLIC COMMENT  
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