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Docket No:  UG 181 Docket Name:  AVISTA UTILITIES
Subject Company:  AVISTA UTILITIES    
         See also:  08-02-G   08-08-G
This filing requests a general rate increase in the company's Oregon annual revenues of $2,970,000, or 2.3 percent overall.
Filing Date:  10/12/2007 Advice No: 07-09-G      
Effective:  8/21/2008 Expiration:   Status:  PERM SUSPEND
Order:  08-185Order Signed:  3/31/2008 
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Date: 10/31/2008 Action:  COMPLIANCE   
  Description
AVISTA CORPORATION's further Compliance filing re: Jackson Prairie Storage Project, with attached letter from Puget Sound Energy; Filed by Kelly Norwood. (See Advice No. 08-08-G for electronic version.) 
Date: 10/27/2008 Action:  COMPLIANCE   
  Description
AVISTA CORPORATION's Compliance filing re: Advice no. 08-08-G, with compliance documents re: East Medford Reinforcement Project and the Jackson Prairie Storage Project. Filed by Kelly Norwood. (See Advice No. 08-08-G for electronic version.)  
Date: 8/21/2008 Action:  OTHER FILING/PLEADING  Searchable Doc  
  Description
NWIGU's letter re: release of Issue Fund Grant; Filed electronically by Chad M. Stokes; Hard copy rec'd 8/22/08.  
Date: 5/19/2008 Action:  ORDER  Getdocs  
  Order No:   08-258 
  Description
Order No. 08-258 signed by Commissioners Lee Beyer, John Savage and Ray Baum; Disposition: Issue Fund Grant Request Approved. Copies served electronically and by US Mail 05/20/08. 
Date: 5/15/2008 Action:  OTHER FILING/PLEADING  Searchable Doc  
  Description
CITIZENS' UTILITY BOARD OF OREGON's Errata Request for Payment; Filed electronically by Jason Eisdorfer; Hard copy rec'd 5/20/08. 
Date: 4/28/2008 Action:  OTHER FILING/PLEADING  Searchable Doc  
  Description
CITIZENS' UTILITY BOARD OF OREGON'S Request for Final Payment of Issue Fund Grant filed electronically by Jason Eisdorfer; hard copy received 04/29/08. 
Date: 4/8/2008 Action:  COMPLIANCE   
  Description
AVISTA CORP.'s supplemental replacement sheet for Schedule 456, per Order No. 08-185; Filed electronically by Patrick Ehrbar; Hard copy rec'd 4/9/08. (See Advice No. 08-02-G for electronic verson.) 
Date: 3/31/2008 3:42:56 PM Action:  PERMANENTLY SUSPENDED UTILITY FILING   
Date: 3/31/2008 Action:  COMPLIANCE   
  Description
AVISTA CORP.'s revised tariff sheets per Order No. 08-185; Filed electronically by Kelly Norwood; Hard copy rec'd 4/1/08. (see advice no. 08-02-G for electronic verson.) 
Date: 3/31/2008 Action:  ORDER  Getdocs  
  Order No:   08-185 
  Description
Order No. 08-185, signed by Commissioners Lee Beyer, John Savage, and Ray Baum; DISPOSITION: Stipulations Adopted Copies served electronically 3/31/08 and via U.S. Mail 4/1/08.  
Date: 3/21/2008 Action:  OTHER FILING/PLEADING   
  Description
THE MAIL TRIBUNE's Affidavit of Publication regarding legal notice of UG 181 Notice of Public Comment Open House held 3/13/08, in Medford, Oregon; Notice published 2/25/08 & 3/3/08; Filed by Cheryl A. Curtis. (no electronic version available). 
Date: 3/6/2008 Action:  OTHER FILING/PLEADING   
  Description
THE OBSERVER's Affidavit of Publication regarding legal notice of UG 181 Notice of Public Comment Open House to be held 3/10/08, in La Grande, Oregon; Notice published 2/22 & 2/29/08; Filed by Ted Kramer. (no electronic version available). 
Date: 2/27/2008 Action:  TESTIMONY & EXHIBITS  Searchable Doc  
  Description
Parties' (STAFF's, AVISTA's, CUB's, & NWIGU's) Joint Testimony and Exhibits of Deborah Garcia, Kelly Norwood, Bob Jenks, and Paula Pyron, in Support of Partial Stipulation Regarding Cost of Capital and Stipulation Resolving all Remaining Revenue Requirement and Rate Spread/Rate Design Issues; (Stipulating Parties/100-102/ Garcia-Norwood-Jenks-Pyron). Filed electronically by David Meyer of Avista on behalf of the parties; Hard copy rec'd 2/28/08. 
Date: 2/22/2008 Action:  STIPULATION  Searchable Doc  
  Description
Parties' (AVISTA's, STAFF's, CUB's, NWIGU's) Joint Stipulation Resolving all Remaining Revenue Requirement and Rate Spread/Rate Design Issues, together with Attachments A-D; Filed electronically by David Meyer of Avista Corp. on behalf of the parties; Hard copy forthcoming. 
Date: 2/22/2008 Action:  LAW JUDGE RULING/MEMORANDA  Searchable Doc  
  Description
ALJ Sarah Wallace's Ruling; DISPOSITION: Schedule Suspended; Copies served electronically and via U.S. Mail 2/22/08. 
Date: 2/21/2008 Action:  OTHER FILING/PLEADING  Searchable Doc  
  Description
STAFF's Letter to ALJ advising of the parties' settlement and requesting suspension of the procedural schedule; Filed by David B. Hatton; Electronic version and hard copy rec'd 2/21/08. 
Date: 2/19/2008 Action:  CANCELLATION/CHANGE  Searchable Doc  
  Description
NOTICE OF PUBLIC COMMENT OPEN HOUSE rescheduled 3/13/2008 5:30 PM begin, 3/13/2008 7:00 PM end. City: MEDFORD Building: JACKSON COUNTY CENTRAL LIBRARY Room: CARPENTER MEETING ROOM Address: 205 SOUTH CENTRAL AVE Reporter: NONE Law Judge: WALLACE, SARAH K Notice of Rescheduling of Public Comment Open House; Copies served electronically and via U.S. Mail 2/19/08; Notice of Meeting to be published in The Mail Tribune newspaper 2/25/08 & 3/3/08. 
Date: 2/19/2008 Action:  HEARING  Searchable Doc  
  Description
NOTICE OF PUBLIC COMMENT OPEN HOUSE scheduled 3/10/2008 5:30 PM begin, 3/10/2008 7:00 PM end. City: LA GRANDE Building: LA GRANDE FIRE DEPARTMENT Room: CLASSROOM Address: 1806 COVE AVENUE Reporter: NONE Law Judge: WALLACE, SARAH K Notice of Public Comment Open House; Copies served electronically and via U.S. Mail 2/19/08; Notice to be published in The Observer newspaper 2/22/08 & 2/29/08.  
Date: 2/7/2008 Action:  HEARING   
  Description
NOTICE OF PUBLIC COMMENT OPEN HOUSE scheduled 3/14/2008 5:30 PM begin, 3/14/2008 7:30 PM end. SEE Notice of Rescheduling issued 2/19/08. City: MEDFORD Room: GIRL SCOUTS COUNCIL Address: 2001 N KEENEWAY DRIVE Reporter: NONE Law Judge: WALLACE, SARAH K Notice of Public Comment Open House; Copies served electronically and via U.S. Mail 2/7/08. Notice of Rescheduling issued 2/19/08.  
Date: 1/29/2008 Action:  ORDER  Getdocs  
  Order No:   08-109 
  Description
Order No. 08-109 signed by Commissioners Lee Beyer, John Savage and Ray Baum; Disposition: Proposed Budget for Issue Fund Grant Approved. Copies served 01/30/08. 
Date: 1/29/2008 Action:  ORDER  Getdocs  
  Order No:   08-108 
  Description
Order No. 08-108 signed by Commissioners Lee Beyer, John Savage and Ray Baum; Disposition: Proposed Budget for Issue Fund Grant Approved. Copies served 01/30/08. 
Date: 1/16/2008 Action:  OTHER FILING/PLEADING  Searchable Doc  
  Description
CITIZENS' UTILITY BOARD OF OREGON's Request for an Issue Fund Grant and Proposed Budget; Filed electronically by Jason Eisdorfer; Hard copy rec'd 1/17/08.  
Date: 1/16/2008 Action:  OTHER FILING/PLEADING  Searchable Doc  
  Description
NWIGU's (NORTHWEST INDUSTRIAL GAS USERS') Proposed Budget for Issue Fund; Filed by Chad Stokes; Electronic version rec'd 1/6/08; Hard copy rec'd 1/17/08. (Exhibit A is CONFIDENTIAL and is located in locked cabinet, env. no 381, and not electronically available.) 
Date: 1/9/2008 Action:  OTHER FILING/PLEADING  Searchable Doc  
  Description
NWIGU's (Northwest Industrial Gas Users') Waiver of Paper Service, adding contact of Chad Stokes; Filed electronically by Chad Stokes; Hard copy rec'd 1/10/08. 
Date: 12/20/2007 Action:  STIPULATION  Searchable Doc  
  Description
(Joint) Parties' (AVISTA, STAFF, CUB, & NWIGU's) Joint Partial Stipulation Regarding Cost of Capital; Filed electronically by David Meyer of Avista Corp., on behalf of the parties; Hard copy rec'd 12/21/07. (Letter indicates that Joint Testimony in support of the Stipulation is to be filed after 1/10/08 settlement conference.) 
Date: 12/10/2007 Action:  SIGNATORY PAGES  Searchable Doc  
  Description
Northwest Industrial Gas Users (NWIGU)'s Signatory Pages related to Protective Order No. 07-533; Filed electronically by Chad Stokes. Qualified persons thereunder: Chad Stokes, Ed Finklea, Paula E. Pyron. Hard copy rec'd 12/13/07. 
Date: 12/5/2007 Action:  PROTECTIVE ORDER  Getdocs  
  Order No:   07-533 
  Description
Order No. 07-533--Protective Order signed by Sarah K. Wallace, Administrative Law Judge; DISPOSITION: MOTION FOR PROTECTIVE ORDER GRANTED. Copies served electronically 12/5/07 and via U.S. Mail 12/6/07. 
Date: 12/4/2007 Action:  LAW JUDGE CONFERENCE REPORT  Searchable Doc  
  Description
ALJs Wallace and Kirkpatrick's Joint Prehearing Conference Report; DISPOSITION: SCHEDULES ADOPTED; PETITION TO INTERVENE GRANTED. Copies served electronically 12/4/07 and via U.S. Mail 12/5/07 to UG 181 and UM 1351 service lists. 
Date: 11/29/2007 Action:  NOTICE   
  Description
NWIGU's Notice of Intent to Request an Issue Fund Grant (and Petition to Intervene docketed and posted separately). Electronically filed by Edward A. Finklea. Hard copy rec'd 11/30/07. (See Petition to Intervene for electronic copy.) 
Date: 11/29/2007 Action:  PETITION TO INTERVENE  Searchable Doc  
  Description
NWIGU's Petition to Intervene (and Notice of Intent to Request an Issue Fund Grant docketed separately). Electronically filed by Edward A. Finklea. Hard copy rec'd 11/30/07. 
Date: 11/20/2007 9:44:25 AM Action:  SUSPENSION UTILITY FILING   
Date: 11/20/2007 Action:  ORDER  Getdocs  
  Order No:   07-511 
  Description
Order No. 07-511 signed by Becky L. Beier; DISPOSITION: TARIFF SHEETS SUSPENDED. Copies served electronically 11/20/07 and via U.S. Mail 11/21/07. 
Date: 11/16/2007 Action:  TESTIMONY & EXHIBITS  Searchable Doc  
  Description
Avista Corporation's replacement page to Exhibit AVISTA/501, Andrews/Page 1 of 6. Electronically filed by Elizabeth M. Andrews. Hard copy rec'd 11/19/07.  
Date: 11/16/2007 Action:  CONFERENCE  Searchable Doc  
  Description
NOTICE OF PREHEARING CONFERENCE scheduled 11/29/2007 1:30 PM City: SALEM OR Room: MHR Building: PUC Address: 550 CAPITOL ST NE Reporter: NONE Law Judge: WALLACE, SARAH K Notice of Prehearing Conference served electronically and via U.S. Mail on UG 181 and UM 1351 Service Lists and Electric and Gas Lists. (Dial- in #503-378-3313.)  
Date: 11/15/2007 Action:  OTHER FILING/PLEADING  Searchable Doc  
  Description
AVISTA CORPORATION's Affidavit of Deborah M. Simock Regarding Notice of General Rate Revision, with Exhibit A. Electronically filed by Elizabeth M. Andrews; Hard copy rec'd 11/16/07. 
Date: 10/25/2007 Action:  OTHER FILING/PLEADING   
  Description
Staff report for November 20, 2007 Public Meeting (Item No. 2); Filed by Judy Johnson. (Electronic version available at www.puc.state.or.us/Public Meetings/Public Meeting Agenda) 
Date: 10/18/2007 Action:  OTHER FILING/PLEADING   
  Description
CITIZENS' UTILITY BOARD OF OREGON's Notice of Intent to Request an Issue Fund Grant; Filed electronically by Lowrey Brown on behalf of Jason Eisdorfer; Hard copy rec'd 10/19/07. (See 10/18/07 Notice of Intervention filing for electronic version.) 
Date: 10/18/2007 Action:  NOTICE  Searchable Doc  
  Description
CITIZENS' UTILITY BOARD OF OREGON's Notice of Intervention, with contacts of Jason Eisdorfer, Bob Jenks, & Lowrey Brown, and Waiver of Paper Service; also Notice of Intent to Request an Issue Fund Grant; Filed electronically by Lowrey Brown on behalf of Jason Eisdorfer; Hard copy rec'd 10/19/07. 
Date: 10/12/2007 Action:  OTHER FILING/PLEADING   
  Description
AVISTA CORP.'s withdrawal of tarriff sheets to correct the advice number and effective date of its filing Advice No. 07-09-G and submission of replacement supplemental tariff sheets. Electronically filed by Brian Hirschkorn. Hard copy rec'd 10/12/07. (See Utility Replacement Sheets for electronic version.)  
Date: 10/12/2007 Action:  REPLACEMENT SHEETS, ADDITIONAL MATERIAL  Searchable Doc  
  Description
The company filed replacement sheets. 
Date: 10/12/2007 Action:  TESTIMONY & EXHIBITS   
  Description
AVISTA CORP.'s Direct Testimony and Exhibits of Scott L. Morris (Avista/100-101/Morris); Malyn K. Malquist (Avista/200-201/Malquist); William E. Avera (Avista/300-301/Avera); Kevin J. Christie (Avista/400-401/Christie); Elizabeth M. Andrews (Avista/500-501/Andrews); Tara L. Knox (Avista/600-601); and Brian J. Hirschkorn (Avista/700-703/Hirschkorn); Hard copy rec'd 10/12/07. (See Initial Utility Filing for electronic version.) 
Date: 10/12/2007 Action:  BRIEF   
  Description
AVISTA CORP., dba AVISTA UTILITIES' Trial Brief; filed by Kelly O. Norwood. (See Initial Utility filing for electronic version.) 
Date: 10/12/2007 Action:  INITIAL (APPLICATION, COMPLAINT, PETITION)   
  Description
In the Matter of AVISTA CORPORATION, dba AVISTA UTILITIES Request for General Rate Revision resulting in annual revenues of $2,970,000, or 2.3 percent overall. Filed by Kelly O. Norwood. (See Initial Utility filing for electronic version.) 
Date: 10/12/2007 Action:  INITIAL UTILITY FILING  Searchable Doc  
  Description
This filing requests a general rate increase in the company's Oregon annual revenues of $2,970,000, or 2.3 percent overall.