Utility Regulation Generally

ORS 757.842
Board meetings and procedures


The board of directors of Oregon Community Power shall meet at least once each month to conduct the business of the board.


A majority of board members shall constitute a quorum.


The board shall select one of its members as chairperson.


The board shall adopt bylaws establishing rules of procedure for board meetings and decisions.


A member of the board shall be compensated as provided in ORS 757.886 (Powers of Oregon Community Power) (12).


The board, not later than April 15 of each year, shall file a report with the Governor and the Legislative Assembly. The report shall explain the activities and operations of Oregon Community Power for the preceding calendar year, including a summary of the audit described in ORS 757.902 (Annual audit of Oregon Community Power). [2007 c.807 §10]
Note: See note under 757.812 (Definitions for ORS 757.812 to 757.950).
Chapter 757

Notes of Decisions

Under regulatory scheme, Public Utility Commissioner has authority to promulgate rule limiting telephone company's liability for directory listing errors or omissions. Garrison v. Pacific NW Bell, 45 Or App 523, 608 P2d 1206 (1980)

Refund is proper exercise of Public Utility Commission's general powers if refund (1) is based only on information in existence at time of rate order for which refund is being made; (2) is not based on evaluation of public utility's actual expenses or revenues; and (3) is not effectuated by offsetting future rates. Gearhart v. Public Utility Commission, 255 Or App 58, 299 P3d 533 (2013), aff'd 356 Or 216, 339 P3d 904 (2014)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Authority of Governor and Public Utility Commissioner to enter into binding agreements with respect to uniform curtailment plans, (1977) Vol 38, p 861


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