October 3, 2012, Board Meeting Agenda

South Dakota One Call Notification Board Meeting

October 3, 2012     8 a.m. CDT
Ft. Pierre Holiday Inn Express
110 E. Stanley Rd. Ft. Pierre, 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; Executive Director: Larry Janes.

Agenda      

  1. Call to Order and Roll Call
  2. Approval of Previous Minutes
    1. June 20, 2012 Board Meeting
  3. Review and Approval of Financial Report
    1. Financial Summary including expenditure details from June 2012 through August 2012
  4. Operations
    1. KorPartners Performance Results
    2. Call volume trends
  5. Executive Director Report Items
    1. Status of:
      1. OC11-003 – In the Matter of the Complaint Filed by NorthWestern Energy, Huron, South Dakota, Against Split Rock Contracting, Inc., Huron, South Dakota
    2. Status of:
      1. OC11-007 – In the Matter of the Complaint Filed by Southeastern Electric Cooperative, Inc., Marion, South Dakota, Against Don Runge, Sioux Falls, South Dakota
      2. OC11-008 – In the Matter of the Complaint Filed by Southeastern Electric Cooperative, Inc., Marion, South Dakota, Against Don Runge, Sioux Falls, South Dakota
    3. OC12-006 – In the Matter of the Complaint Filed by the City of Pierre, Pierre, South Dakota, Against Sharpe Enterprises Incorporated, Fort Pierre, South Dakota, for an Incident Occurring on May 2, 2012Today shall the One Call Board accept the recommendation of the Enforcement Panel and shall the One Call Board close the Docket?
    4. OC12-007 – In the Matter of the Complaint Filed by the Montana-Dakota Utilities Co., Rapid City, South Dakota, Against RCS Construction, Rapid City, South Dakota, for an Incident Occurring on March 25, 2012, in Rapid City, South Dakota Today shall the One Call Board accept the recommendation of the Enforcement Panel and shall the One Call Board close the Docket and shall the Board pursue collection activity if the penalty is not paid?
    5. OC12-008 – In the Matter of the Complaint Filed by the Charles Mix Electric Inc., Lake Andes, South Dakota, Against Wagner Building & Supply, Wagner, South Dakota, for an Incident Occurring on June 5, 2012, in Wagner, South Dakota Today shall the One Call Board accept the recommendation of the Enforcement Panel and shall the One Call Board close the Docket and shall the Board pursue collection activity if the penalty is not paid?
    6. OC12-009 – In the Matter of the Complaint Filed by South Dakota Intrastate Pipeline Co., Pierre, South Dakota, Against Absolute Contracting Service Inc., Ball Ground, GeorgiaToday shall the One Call Board accept the recommendation of the Enforcement Panel and shall the One Call Board close the Docket and shall the Board pursue collection activity if the penalty is not paid?
    7. OC12-010 – In the Matter of the Complaint Filed by Montana-Dakota Utilities Co., Rapid City, South Dakota, Against Excavating Specialists, Rapid City, South Dakota, for an Incident Occurring on May 15, 2012, in Rapid City, South DakotaToday shall the One Call Board accept the recommendation of the Enforcement Panel and
      shall the One Call Board close the Docket and shall the Board pursue collection activity if the penalty is not paid?
    8. OC12-011 – In the Matter of the Complaint Filed by Northern Natural Gas Company, Harrisburg, South Dakota, Against John Wellnitz, Yale, South Dakota, for an Incident Occurring on July 12, 2012, in Yale, South DakotaToday shall the One Call Board accept the recommendation of the Enforcement Panel and shall the One Call Board close the Docket and shall the Board pursue collection activity if the penalty is not paid?
    9. OC12-012 – In the Matter of the Complaint Filed by Watertown Municipal Utilities, Watertown, South Dakota, Against Stromseth Construction, Watertown, South Dakota, for an Incident Occurring on July 28, 2012, in Watertown, South DakotaToday shall the One Call Board accept the recommendation of the Enforcement Panel and shall the One Call Board close the Docket and shall the Board pursue collection activity if the penalty is not paid?
    10. OC12-013 – In the Matter of the Complaint Filed by TM Rural Water District, Parker, South Dakota, Against MP Nexlevel, LLC, Maple Lake, Minnesota, for an Incident Occurring on July 24, 2012, in Rural Salem, South DakotaToday shall the One Call Board accept the recommendation of the Enforcement Panel and shall the One Call Board close the Docket and shall the Board pursue collection activity if the penalty is not paid?
    11. OC12-014 – In the Matter of the Complaint Filed by TM Rural Water District, Parker, South Dakota, Against MPNEXLEVEL, Maple Lake, Minnesota, for an Incident Occurring on July 26, 2012, in Rural Salem, South DakotaToday shall the One Call Board accept the recommendation of the Enforcement Panel and shall the One Call Board close the Docket and shall the Board pursue collection activity if the penalty is not paid?
    12. OC12-015 – In the Matter of the Complaint Filed by TM Rural Water District, Parker, South Dakota, Against MPNEXLEVEL, Maple Lake, Minnesota, for an Incident Occurring on August 1, 2012, in Rural Salem, South DakotaToday shall the One Call Board accept the recommendation of the Enforcement Panel and shall the One Call Board close the Docket?
    13. Discussion of letters to SD State DOT, SD Municipal League, SD Association of Counties, SD Association of Towns and Townships, SD Electrical Commission regarding private underground facilities in public right-of-way and permitting processes.
    14. Discussion regarding Budget process committee.
    15. Is the Board interested in allowing text notifications instead of voice notifications for after hours locate requests?

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

  1. Kara Semmler, Public Utilities Commission Legal Counsel to the South Dakota One Call Notification Board has resigned her position with the PUC and has accepted a position with the May, Adam, Gerdes & Thompson law firm in Pierre, SD.  A replacement for Ms. Semmler has yet to be named.
  2. Dinner will be held at the Cattlemen’s Club, 29608 SD Hwy 34 at 5:30 PM on October 2, 2012 for members of the South Dakota One Call Board.
  3. The next scheduled South Dakota One Call Board meeting will be held on Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 1:00 pm.  Location to be determined.
  4. The South Dakota One Call Board will host a Legislative Breakfast on Thursday, February 21, 2013 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.
  5. Members of the One Call Board will attend the Common Ground Alliance conference in West Palm Beach, Florida, March 12th – 14th, 2013.

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