CPUC Public Agenda 3342 Thursday, September 11, 2014,

CPUC Public Agenda 3342 Thursday, September 11, 2014,

CPUC Public Agenda 3342 Thursday, September 11, 2014, 9:30 a.m. San Francisco, CA Commissioners: Michael R. Peevey Michel Peter Florio Catherine J.K. Sandoval Carla J. Peterman Michael Picker www.cpuc.ca.gov Safety and Emergency Information

In the event of an emergency, please calmly proceed out the exits. We have four exits: Two in the rear and one on either side of the speakers. In the event that we do need to evacuate the building: (For the Rear Exits) - Head out through the courtyard, and down the front steps. Continue west on McAllister Street. Turn north onto Franklin Street. Turn west onto Turk Street and proceed to Gough Street.

(For the Side Exits) - Go out of the exits and you will be on Golden Gate Avenue. Proceed west to Franklin Street. Turn north onto Franklin Street. Turn west onto Turk Street and proceed to Gough Street. Our assembly point is Jefferson Square Park on Turk and Gough Streets. Public Comment Per Resolution ALJ-252, any member of the public who wishes to address the CPUC about matters before the Commission must sign up with the Public Advisors Office table before the meeting begins. If an individual has signed up using the electronic system on

the Commissions website, they must check in with the Public Advisors Office on the day of the meeting, by the sign-up deadline. Once called, each speaker has up to 3 minutes at the discretion of the Commission President, depending on the number of speakers the time limit may be reduced to 1 minute. A sign will be posted when 1 minute remains. A bell will ring when time has expired. At the end of the Public Comment Section, the Commission President will ask if there are any additional individuals who wish to speak. Individuals who wish to speak but did not sign up by the deadline, will be granted a maximum of one minute to make their comments. The following items are NOT subject to Public Comment: Items: 14, and 19. All items on the Closed Session Agenda Public Comment

Per Resolution ALJ-252, any member of the public who wishes to address the CPUC about matters before the Commission must sign up with the Public Advisors Office table before the meeting begins. If an individual has signed up using the electronic system on the Commissions website, they must check in with the Public Advisors Office on the day of the meeting, by the sign-up deadline. Once called, each speaker has up to 2 minutes to address the Commission. A sign will be posted when 1 minute remains. A bell will ring when time has expired. At the end of the Public Comment Section, the Commission President will ask if there are any additional individuals who wish to speak. Individuals who wish to speak but did not sign up by the deadline, will be granted a maximum of one minute to make their comments. The following items are NOT subject to Public Comment: Items: 14, and 19. All items on the Closed Session Agenda

Public Comment Per Resolution ALJ-252, any member of the public who wishes to address the CPUC about matters before the Commission must sign up with the Public Advisors Office table before the meeting begins. If an individual has signed up using the electronic system on the Commissions website, they must check in with the Public Advisors Office on the day of the meeting, by the sign-up deadline. Once called, each speaker has up to 1 minute to address the Commission. A bell will ring when time has expired. At the end of the Public Comment Section, the Commission President will ask if there are any additional individuals who wish to speak. Individuals who wish to speak but did not sign up by the deadline, will be granted a maximum of one minute to make their comments. The following items are NOT subject to Public Comment: Items: 14, and 19. All items on the Closed Session Agenda

Agenda Changes Items shown on the Consent Agenda will be taken up and voted on as a group in one of the first items of business of each CPUC meeting. Items on Todays Consent Agenda are: 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 23, and 24. Any Commissioner, with consent of the other Commissioners, may request an item from the Regular Agenda be moved to the Consent Agenda prior to the meeting. Items: 31 from the Regular Agenda has been added to the Consent Agenda. Any Commissioner may request an item be removed from the Consent Agenda for discussion on the Regular Agenda prior to the meeting. Item: 22 has been moved to the Regular Agenda. Item: 2, 10, 32, 33, and 34 have been withdrawn. The following items have been held to future Commission Meetings: Held to 10/2/14: 12 and 29.

Held to 10/16/14: 25, 28 and 28a. Regular Agenda Each item on the Regular Agenda (and its alternate if any) will be introduced by the assigned Commissioner or CPUC staff and discussed before it is moved for a vote. For each agenda item, a summary of the proposed action is included on the agenda; the CPUCs decision may, however, differ from that proposed. The complete text of every Proposed Decision or Draft Resolution is available for download on the CPUCs website: www.cpuc.ca.gov. Late changes to agenda items are available on the Escutia Table. Regular Agenda Energy Orders Item # 22 [13272 = 13181] Petition for Modification of Decision 13-02-015

R12-03-014 - Order Instituting Rulemaking to Integrate and Refine Procurement Policies and Consider Long-Term Procurement Plans. Ratesetting Comr. Florio / Judge Gamson ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ PROPOSED OUTCOME: Denies Terra-Gen Power, LLCs Petition for Modification of Decision 13-02-015, regarding Southern California Edisons procurement Request for Offers. SAFETY CONSIDERATIONS: Allows the Commission to continue to fulfill its duties under Pub. Util. Code 451, including to take all actions necessary to promote the safety, health, comfort, and convenience of utility patrons, employees, and the public.

ESTIMATED COST: None. Regular Agenda Energy Orders Item # 26 [13149] Compensation to Black Economic Council, National Asian American Coalition, and Latino Business Chamber of Greater Los Angeles A11-05-017, A11-05-018, A11-05-019, A11-05-020 - Application of Southern California Edison Company for Approval of its 2012-2014 California Alternate Rates for Energy (CARE) and Energy Savings Assistance Programs and Budgets. Ratesetting Comr. Sandoval / Judge Kim ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ PROPOSED OUTCOME: Awards the National Asian American Coalition and Latino Business Chamber of Greater Los

Angeles for substantial contribution to Decision 12-08-044. SAFETY CONSIDERATIONS: Substantial contribution by intervenors, as found here, enhances the Commissions ability to resolve safety and other issues under Pub. Util. Code Section 451 to take all actions necessary to promote the safety, health, comfort, and convenience of its patrons, employees, and the public. ESTIMATED COST: $13,797.80; plus interest, to be paid by Southern California Edison Company, Southern California Gas Company, San Diego & Electric Company, and Pacific Gas and Electric Company. Regular Agenda Energy Orders Item # 26a [13228] ALTERNATE TO ITEM 13149 A11-05-017, A11-05-018, A11-05-019, A11-05-020 - Application of Southern California Edison Company for Approval of its 2012-2014 California Alternate Rates for Energy (CARE) and Energy

Savings Assistance Programs and Budgets. Ratesetting Comr. Peevey ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ PROPOSED OUTCOME: Awards the National Asian American Coalition and Latino Business Chamber of Greater Los Angeles for substantial contribution to Decision 12-08-044. SAFETY CONSIDERATIONS: Substantial contribution by intervenors, as found here, enhances the Commissions ability to resolve safety and other issues under Pub. Util. Code Section 451 to take all actions necessary to promote the safety, health, comfort, and convenience of its patrons, employees, and the public. ESTIMATED COST: $29,036.00, plus interest, to be paid by Southern California Edison Company, Southern

California Gas Company, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, and San Diego Gas & Electric Company. Regular Agenda Water/Sewer Orders Item # 27 [13035] Guidance on Intra-Utility Rate Balancing for Multi-District Water Utilities with High-Cost and/or Affordability Problems R11-11-008 - Order Instituting Rulemaking on the Commissions Own Motion into Addressing the Commissions Water Action Plan Objective of Setting Rates that Balance Investment, Conservation, and Affordability for the Multi-District Water Utilities of: California-American Water Company, California Water Service Company, Del Oro Water Company, Inc., Golden State Water Company, and San Gabriel Valley Water Company. Quasi-Legislative Comr. Sandoval / Judge Vieth - Judge Weatherford

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- PROPOSED OUTCOME: Each Commission-regulated multi-district water utilities must: Prior to its next general rate case filing, review its own districts for high-cost and affordability problems; Report on the review in its next general rate case filing; and Where high-cost and affordability problems exist, propose one or more intra-utility solutions, which may include a Rate Support Fund or other cross-subsidization mechanism, some form of additional district consolidation, or other relief, as further discussed in the decision. SAFETY CONSIDERATIONS: Furtherance of the Commissions Water Action Plans sixth objective: to set rates that balance

investment, conservation and affordability. ESTIMATED COST: Minimal, additional general rate case preparation costs . Regular Agenda Water/Sewer Orders Item # 27a [13224] ALTERNATE TO ITEM 13035 R11-11-008 - Order Instituting Rulemaking on the Commissions Own Motion into Addressing the Commissions Water Action Plan Objective of Setting Rates that Balance Investment, Conservation, and Affordability for the Multi-District Water Utilities of: California-American Water Company, California Water Service Company, Del Oro Water Company, Inc., Golden State Water Company, and San Gabriel Valley Water Company. Quasi-Legislative

Comr. Peevey --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- PROPOSED OUTCOME: Each Commission-regulated multi-district water utilities must: Prior to its next general rate case filing, review its own districts for high-cost and affordability problems; Report on the review in its next general rate case filing; and Where high-cost and affordability problems exist, propose one or more intra utility solutions, including consolidation requests that balance investment, conservation and affordability. The decision eliminates the 1992 Guidelines for Combining Water Utility Districts for Ratemaking and Public Utilities Commission Reporting Purposes. SAFETY CONSIDERATIONS:

Furtherance of the Commissions Water Action Plans sixth objective: to set rates that balance investment, conservation and affordability. ESTIMATED COST: Minimal, additional general rate case preparation costs . Regular Agenda Legal Division Matters Item # 30 [13222] Comments Before the Federal Communications Commission on Notice of Proposed Rulemaking GN Docket No. 14-28 --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) in the Matter of Protecting and Promoting the Open Internet; GN Docket No. 14-28; Released: May 15, 2014.

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has issued a NPRM in which the FCC seeks comment on the very broad question of [w]hat is the right public policy to ensure that the Internet remains open? Specifically, the FCC proposes to enhance its transparency rule, and to attempt for a third time to adopt rules against blocking and discrimination. The FCC also asks for comment on its statutory authority to adopt the proposed rules. Staff seeks authority to file reply comments. Commissioners Reports Management Reports Regular Agenda Management Reports and Resolutions Item #35 [13215] Report and Discussion by Safety and Enforcement

Division on Recent Safety Program Activities ------------------------------------------------------------------------ Management Reports Regular Agenda Management Reports and Resolutions Item #37 [13209] Director Ryan Dulin and Director Marzia Zafar Report on Telecommunications Guiding Principles -----------------------------------------------------------------------The Commissions telecommunications policy goals are to promote public safety, consumer protection, universal service, competition, and network reliability. Similar to the Commissions Water Action Plan and Energy Action Plan, this document sets policy direction for the telecommunications industry. This document directs staff to create a comprehensive Action Plan detailing the steps necessary to create a path for achieving our vision and goals based on the

guiding principles we have established in this document. This agenda item is before the Commission for discussion. Telecommunications Guiding Principles September 11, 2014 Ryan Dulin Communications Director Marzia Zafar - Policy & Planning Division Director 19 Why are we doing this? The Commissions vision is for all Californians to have access to safe, reliable telecommunications at just and reasonable rates.

TO PROVIDE POLICY DIRECTION FROM THE COMMISSION TO STAFF. 20 Other Industries Have It Energy Action Plan Adopted by the Commission in 2003 It created a unified goal and six broad principles Water Action Plan Adopted by the Commission in 2005 Identified policy objectives and four key principles

Safety Policy Statement Adopted by the Commission in 2014 Identified an overarching goal and eight principles Telecommunication Commission does not have any established principles or action plan for this industry division 21 Telecommunications Guiding Principles Promote the safety and resiliency of telecommunications infrastructure. Connect all Californians using the most advanced telecommunications technology.

Protect consumers from the potential of fraud, waste, and abuse as a result of market conditions. Serve as an independent source of data for policy makers at both State and Federal level. Promote public safety through network reliability and access to emergency services. 22 NEXT STEPS 1. Commission adopt Telecommunications Guiding Principles 2. Convene a group that will do the staff work on developing an Action Plan 3. Action Plan to be presented to the Commission in 180 days

23 Management Reports The CPUC Thanks You For Attending Todays Meeting The Public Meeting is adjourned. The next Public Meeting will be: October 2, 2014, at 9:30 a.m. in San Francisco, CA

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