Order Entered: 1. No later than January 15, 2020, Commission Staff shall file with the Commission and serve upon all parties of record a written report (Staff Report) containing its findings and recommendations regarding Pendleton District's requested rate adjustment. 2. No later than 14 days after the date of the filing of the Commission Staff Report each party of record shall file with the Commission: a. Its written comments on and any objections to the findings contained in the Commission Staff Report; and b. Any additional evidence for the Commission to consider. 3. If Commission Staff finds that Pendleton District's financial condition supports a higher rate than Pendleton District proposes or the assessment of an additional rate or charge not proposed in Pendleton District's Application, Pendleton District in its response to the Commission Staff Report shall also state its position in writing on whether the Commission should authorize the assessment of the higher rate or the additional rate or charge. 4. If Commission Staff finds that changes should be made to the manner in which Pendleton District accounts for the depreciation of Pendleton District's assets, Pendleton District in its response to the Commission Staff Report shall also state its position in writing on whether the Commission should require Pendleton District to implement the proposed change for accounting purposes.