Department of Energy

Bonneville Power Administration
P.O. Box 3621
Portland, Oregon 97208-3621




August 20, 1998

In reply refer to: PL-6


To Customers and Interested Parties:

Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) has scheduled a series of public meetings to continue discussions on "A Slice of the System (Slice)" approach for marketing BPA's Federal power. The next meeting will be on Thursday, August 27th, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., PDX Conference Center, Multnomah Room A/B, Portland International Airport, 7000 NE Airport Way in Portland.

The morning session (8:30 a.m. - noon) will focus on outstanding issues. The afternoon session (1:00 - 5:00 p.m.) will focus on legal issues.

A subsequent meeting, to discuss any remaining key issues on the Slice proposal, is tentatively scheduled for Monday, August 31, 1998, 9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m., BPA Rates Hearing Room (#223) in Portland.

If you cannot attend the meeting but wish to comment or would like a copy of the minutes of the meeting, please write us at P.O. Box 12999, Portland, OR 97212, or via our e-mail address:

A web site is available for you to access information on Slice. Meeting notices, minutes of previous meetings, and notes are included. The web address is:

We look forward to seeing you at our August 27th meeting as we continue our Slice discussions.




Angela M.Wykoff, P.E.
Senior Account Executive