November 16, 2010

South Dakota One Call Notification Board Meeting
November 16, 2010 1:30 PM CDT, 12:30 PM Mtn Time
Conference Call
Call (605) 339-0529 At Least 10 Minutes Prior to the Call for Call-In Instructions

Board Members: Bleau LaFave, Northwestern Energy, Chairman; Kurt Pfeifle, Mid-Dakota Rural Water System; Vice Chairman; Erin Hayes, Midcontinent Communications; 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; Fay Jandreau, Midstate Communications;  Legal Counsel:  Kara Semmler; Transition Support: Larry Englerth (via teleconference);  Executive Director: Larry Janes.


  1. Call to Order and Roll Call
  2. Consideration of legal settlement

At its September 20, 2010 Board meeting, the South Dakota One Call Board approved a contract to hire Mr. Tim Engel of the May, Adams, Gerdes & Thompson law firm.  Mr. Engel was hired to assist the Board with issues related One Call System’s breach of contract, potential bankruptcy or other related legal matter.  Mr. Engel recently advised the Executive Director and the Board Chairman of a potential settlement.  Mr. Engel will advise the Board accordingly.

  • Settlement Discussions are subject to executive session pursuant to SDCL 1-25-2
  • How shall the Board proceed regarding the offered settlement and other related legal matters?