January 20, 2010

South Dakota One Call Notification Board Meeting
January 20, 2010 12:30 p.m. (CST) 
Visitor Center, State Capitol Complex
Pierre, SD 

Board Members: Bleau LaFave, Northwestern Energy, Chairman; Kurt Pfeifle, Mid-Dakota Rural Water System; Vice Chairman; Erin Hayes, Midcontinent Communications; Jerry Schroeder, Golden West Telecommunications; Todd Chambers, Watertown Municipal Utilities; Kevin Kouba, Otter Tail Power Co; Ed Anderson, SDREA; Doug Larson, Northern Border Pipeline; Dan Kaiser, Qwest; Eugene Solseth, Hills Septic Service; Terry Larson, Heavy Constructors; Legal Counsel: Kara Semmler
Executive Director: Larry Janes
General Public: Larry Englerth (via teleconference)


  1. Call to Order and Roll Call
    1. Appointment of Acting Chairman
  2. Approval of Meeting Agenda
  3. Approval of Previous Minutes
    1. December 01, 2009 Board Meeting
  4. Review and Approval of Financial Report
    1. Financial Summary including expenditure detail for September through December 09
    2. Call volume trends
  5. Operations
    1. OCS Performance Results
  6. Approval Items
    1. Grant Request
    2. OC09-002 – Larry Englerth vs. Mark Seifkes
    3. OC09-003 – Southeastern Electric vs. Loewenberg Technologies
    4. OC09-004 – Northern Hills Transport LLC/South Dakota Network vs. Haywire Fencing
    5. OC09-005 – Nustar Pipeline vs. Loewenberg Technologies
    6. OC09-006 – City of Crooks vs. Hagen Grading
    7. OC09-009 – City of Crooks vs. Kappes Fencing
  7. Executive Director Report Items
    1. Centralized mapping status
    2. First District Contract
    3. Excavator Meeting Report
      • Ditch Witch University
      • SD Rural Water Association Meeting
    4. OC09-002 – status of action pending against Mark Seifkes dba S.P.O.T.
    5. OC09-007 – status of SDN vs. Larry’s Electric – Motion to Reconsider Committee Resolution
    6. OC09-008 – status of SDN vs. Sharpe Enterprises – Motion to Reconsider Committee Resolution
    7. Discussion on 2010 Potential Legislation
      • Bar Hole Proposed Legislation
      • Court Order to Comply with Commission Order – Violation as contempt
    8. One Call Board and Enforcement Committee Meeting Procedures
      • Agenda approval
      • Email votes
      • Enforcement Committee Meetings
    9. Non-profit discussion
    10. Nathan Solem, Office of Pipeline Safety, PUC
    11. Dusty Johnson, Public Utilities Commissioner
    12. Dinner with PUC and Staff
    13. Legislative Breakfast


  1. South Dakota One Call Board will meet with Public Utility Commissioners and Staff on January 20, at 5:30 p.m. (CST) at View 34, Pierre, SD, to discuss One Call updates.
  2. South Dakota One Call Board will host a Legislative Breakfast for the Senate and the House on January 21, 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. (CST), 4th floor of the State Capitol Building, 500 E. Capitol Ave., Pierre, SD
  3. Enforcement Committee Meeting to discuss OC09-007– SDN vs. Larry’s Electric and OC09-008 – SDN vs. Sharpe Enterprises, January 21, 2010, 10:30 AM SDREA Conference Room, 222 West Pleasant, Pierre, SD. All relevant material is available at www.sdonecall.com. Testimony will not be taken per SDCL 49-7A-25.