May 17, 2012, Board Meeting Agenda

South Dakota One Call Notification Board Meeting

May 17, 2012     8 a.m. CDT
First District Association of Local Governments
124 First Ave. NW
Watertown, SD 

Board Members: Kurt Pfeifle, Representing Rural Water Systems, Chairman; Erin Hayes, Representing Community Antenna Television Systems, Vice Chairman; Fay Jandreau, Representing Telecommunication Companies Offering Local Exchange Service to Less Than 50, 000 Customers; Todd Chambers, Representing Municipalities; Kevin Kouba, Representing Investor-Owned Electric Utilities; Ed Anderson, Representing Rural Electric Cooperatives; Doug Larson, Representing Interstate Carriers of Gas or Petroleum; Dan Kaiser, Representing Telecommunication Companies Offering Local Exchange Service to More Than 50,000 Customers; Bleau LaFave, Representing Investor-Owned Natural Gas Utilities; Eugene Solseth, Representing Excavation Contractors; John Ward, Representing Excavation Contractors; Legal Counsel: Kara Semmler;  Executive Director: Larry Janes.

Agenda      

  1. Call to Order and Roll Call
  2. Approval of Previous Minutes
    1. January 25, 2012 Board Meeting
  3. Review and Approval of Financial Report
    1. Financial Summary including expenditure details for October 2011 through April 2012
    2. 2013 FY Budget Approval
  4. Operations
    1. KorPartners Performance Results
    2. Call volume trends
  5. Presentation and tour by Todd Kays and Ryan Hartley, First District Association of Local Governments
  6. Executive Director Report Items
    1. Status of OC10-009, Otter Tail Power Company against Robert Kohl Construction
    2. OC11-003, Complaint against Split Rock Contracting, Inc. by NorthWestern Energy.  On October 13, 2011 the Board issued an Order for payment.  A demand letter for payment was sent to Split Rock Contracting, Inc. on March 2, 2012.  Payment of the penalty has not been made.  Today shall the Board issue an Order requesting the Public Utilities Commission to bring an action in the name of South Dakota for recovery of the penalty?
    3. OC11-007, Complaint against Don Runge by South Eastern Electric Cooperative, Inc.  On January 25, 2012 the Board issued an Order for payment.  A demand letter for payment was sent to Don Runge on March 2, 2012.  Payment of the penalty has not been made.  Today, shall the Board issue an Order requesting the Public Utilities Commission to bring an action in the name of South Dakota for recovery of the penalty?
    4. OC11-008, Complaint against Don Runge by South Eastern Electric Cooperative, Inc. On January 25, 2012 the Board issued an Order closing the Docket. A demand letter for payment was sent to Don Runge. on March 2, 2012. Payment of the penalty has not been made. Today, shall the Board issue an Order requesting the Public Utilities Commission to bring an action in the name of South Dakota for recovery of the penalty?
    5. OC11-012, Complaint against Eagle West by the City of Aurora, SD. On January 25, 2012 the Board issued an Order closing the Docket. A demand letter for payment was sent to Eagle West on March 2, 2012. Payment of the penalty has not been made. Today, shall the Board issue an Order requesting the Public Utilities Commission to bring an action in the name of South Dakota for recovery of the penalty?
    6. OC11-013, Complaint against Eagle West by the City of Aurora, SD. On January 25, 2012 the Board issued an Order closing the Docket. A demand letter for payment was sent to Eagle West on March 2, 2012. Payment of the penalty has not been made. Today, shall the Board issue an Order requesting the Public Utilities Commission to bring an action in the name of South Dakota for recovery of the penalty?
    7. Diamond D Water was contacted on November 7, 2011 and again on Jan 30, 2012 regarding the requirements to become a member of South Dakota One Call, but has yet to become a member. Today shall the One Call Board authorize the Executive Director to file a complaint against Diamond D Water?
    8. 2012 Spring Excavator/Facility Operator Meeting Summary.
    9. Discussion of changes to the One Call Complaint Form. Does the Board wish to make further changes?
    10. Discussion of the addition of a One Call Complaint response form. Does the Board wish to use such a form, and does it wish to make further changes to the form presented?
    11. Discussion of changes to the One Call website to allow changes to electronic Complaint submissions and responses. Today does the Board wish to make these changes to the website?
    12. Joint Powers Agreement with First District Association of Local Governments. This agreement expires June 30, 2012. Today shall the One Call Board execute a new Joint Powers Agreement with an effective date of July 1, 2012?
    13. Executive Director Contract Extension. The contract will expire on August 1, 2012. Shall the Board consider an extension and any amendments of the current contract? The Board may go into Executive Session if and only according to SDCL 1-25-1.
    14. Executive Director Contract Insurance Amendment. Additional insurance requirements were identified by the State of South Dakota after the 2011 – 2012 Executive Director’s Contract extension. Today shall the One Call Board amend the contract to reflect these new requirements?
    15. Discussion of placing damage information through the Damage Information Reporting Tool.
    16. Discussion of SD Regional CGA or Damage Prevention Council.
    17. Discussion of the Office of Pipeline Safety request to use the One Call Board Facility Operator mailing list to offer locator training through that office. Does the Board wish to allow the use of the list for this purpose?
    18. Discussion of the location of the Next Board Meeting.

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

  1. Dinner will be held at 6 pm at Lunkers Restaurant, 100 North Lake Drive, on SD Highway 20, Watertown, SD on May 16, 2012 for members of the South Dakota One Call Board.

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