January 25, 2012, Board Meeting Agenda

South Dakota One Call Notification Board Meeting

 January 25, 2012       1:00 PM CST
Ft. Pierre Holiday Inn Express
110 East Stanley Road
Ft. Pierre, SD  

Board Members: Kurt Pfeifle, Mid-Dakota Rural Water System, Chairman; Erin Hayes, Midcontinent Communications, Vice Chairman; Fay Jandreau, Midstate Communications: Todd Chambers, Watertown Municipal Utilities; Kevin Kouba, Otter Tail Power Co; Ed Anderson, SDREA; Doug Larson, Northern Border Pipeline; Dan Kaiser, CenturyLink; Bleau LaFave, Northwestern Energy; Eugene Solseth, Hills Septic Service; Terry Larson, Heavy Constructors; Legal Counsel: Kara Semmler Executive Director: Larry Janes

Agenda   

  1. Call to Order and Roll Call
  2. Approval of Previous Minutes
    1. October 13, 2011 Board Meeting
  3. Review and Approval of Financial Report
    1. Financial Summary including expenditure details for October 2011 through January 2012
  4. Operations
    1. KorPartners Performance Results
    2. Call volume trends
  5. Presentation by Nathan Solem, Public Utilities Commission, Office of Pipeline Safety.  Discussion of PS10-002 – In the Matter of the Filing by Commission Pipeline Safety Staff Regarding Damage Prevention Programs
  6. Review of Enforcement Process by Kara Semmler
  7. Executive Director Report Items
    1. Status of OC10-009, Otter Tail Power Company against Robert Kohl Construction
    2. Status of Complaint Dockets OC10-006OC10-007, and OC10-008, NorthWestern Energy against Scott Olson Digging, Inc.
    3. Status of OC11-003, Complaint against Split Rock Contracting, Inc. by NorthWestern Energy.
    4. Status of OC11-004, Complaint against Oaklane Colony by Nustar Pipeline.
    5. OC11-007, Complaint against Don Runge by South Eastern Electric Cooperative, Inc.  The Enforcement Panel met and made a recommendation to the Board regarding disposition of the Docket.  Today shall the One Call Board accept the recommendation of the Enforcement Panel and shall the One Call Board Close the Docket?
    6. OC11-008, Complaint against Don Runge by South Eastern Electric Cooperative, Inc.  The Enforcement Panel met and made a recommendation to the Board regarding disposition of the Docket.  Today shall the One Call Board accept the recommendation of the Enforcement Panel and shall the One Call Board Close the Docket?
    7. OC11-009, Complaint against Hobart Construction/Wyatt Weaver by Watertown Municipal Utilities.  The Enforcement Panel met and made a recommendation to the Board regarding disposition of the Docket.  Today shall the One Call Board accept the recommendation of the Enforcement Panel and shall the One Call Board Close the Docket?
    8. OC11-010, Complaint against Century Link, dba Qwest Communications.  The Enforcement Panel met and made a recommendation to the Board regarding disposition of the Docket.  Today shall the One Call Board accept the recommendation of the Enforcement Panel and shall the One Call Board Close the Docket?
    9. OC11-011, Complaint against Wilbert Plienis by Northern Natural Gas Co.  The Enforcement Panel met and made a recommendation to the Board regarding disposition of the Docket.  Today shall the One Call Board accept the recommendation of the Enforcement Panel and shall the One Call Board Close the Docket?
    10. OC11-012, Complaint against Eagle West by the City of Aurora, SD.  The Enforcement Panel met and made a recommendation to the Board regarding disposition of the Docket.  Today shall the One Call Board accept the recommendation of the Enforcement Panel and shall the One Call Board Close the Docket?
    11. OC11-013, Complaint against Eagle West by the City of Aurora, SD.  The Enforcement Panel met and made a recommendation to the Board regarding disposition of the Docket.  Today shall the One Call Board accept the recommendation of the Enforcement Panel and shall the One Call Board Close the Docket?
    12. The Enforcement Panel suggested amending the Complaint Form to ask the Complainant, “Do you believe the violation to be intentional or unintentional?  Please provide a detailed description.”  Does the Board wish to consider this change?
    13. Discussion of placing Board representation in minutes.
    14. Discussion of placement of private utilities in ROW.
    15. Discussion of Mapping Project.
    16. South Dakota Association of Rural Water Systems named top rural water association in the country.
    17. Discussion, location of next Board Meeting.

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

  1. Dinner will be held at the Cattlemen’s Club, 29608 SD Hwy 34 at 5:30 PM on January 25, 2012 for members of the South Dakota One Call Board.
  2. The South Dakota One Call Board will host a Legislative Breakfast on January 26, 2012 from 7 am to 10:30 am in the Presidents and Speakers Lobbies of the State Capitol building at 500 East Capitol Avenue, Pierre, SD.
  3. Members of the One Call Board will attend the Common Ground Alliance conference in Las Vegas, March 6th – 8th, 2012.

Materials presented at this meeting are available by contacting the Executive Director in writing at exedir@sdonecall.com or by calling (605) 339-0529.