August 7, 2013, Amended Agenda SD One Call Notification Board

South Dakota One Call Notification Board Meeting

August 7, 2013    8 a.m. CDT
Ft. Pierre Holiday Inn Express
110 E. Stanley Rd. Ft. Pierre, SD 

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

Amended Agenda

Call to Order and Roll Call

  1. Approval of Previous Minutes
    a. May 22, 2013 Board Meeting
  2. Review and Approval of Financial Report
    a. Financial Summary including expenditure details for April 2013 through July 2013.
  3. Operations
    a. KorPartners Performance Results
    b. Ticket volume history
  4. Executive Director Report Itemsa. Status of Civ12-573, the civil collection case stemming from OC11-007 and OC11-008, Southeastern Electric Cooperative, Inc. vs. Don Runge. Today shall the Board consider and accept a payment schedule offered by Mr. Runge’s Legal Counsel and close Dockets OC11-007 and OC11-008? The Board may go into Executive Session, if and only according to SDCL 1-25-2. Time in and out of Executive Session will be recorded.

    b. OC13-002, Montana-Dakota Utilities Company against Summit Construction. 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 requirements are not met?

    c. OC13-003, Engbarth Directional Drilling Inc. against CenturyLink. Engbarth requested the complaint be withdrawn. 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 Today shall the One Call Board accept the recommendation of the Enforcement Panel to allow the complaint to be withdrawn?

    d. OC13-004, CenturyLink against Professional Excavating. 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, and shall the Board pursue collection activity if the requirements are not met?

    e.  OC13-005, Montana-Dakota Utilities Company against Highmark, 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, and shall the Board pursue collection activity if the requirements are not met?

    f.  OC13-006, Montana-Dakota Utilities Company against Dale Schuelke. 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, and shall the Board pursue collection activity if the requirements are not met?

    g.  OC13-007, city of Volga against Meyer Drainage and Excavating. 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, and shall the Board pursue collection activity if the requirements are not met?

    h. The contract between the South Dakota One Call Notification Board and KorPartners expires on December 31, 2013. The Board will continue its discussion of the Request For Proposal process and the options available under applicable state law. Today shall the Board issue an RFP for the purpose of operating a One Call Center? The Board may go into Executive Session, if and only according to SDCL 1-25-2. Time in and Out of Executive Session will be recorded.

    i. General discussion items, including the location of the next Board meeting.

    j. Adjourn.

ANNOUNCEMENTS: 

  1. Dinner will be held at the Cattlemen’s Club, 29608 SD Hwy 34 at 5:30 PM on August 6, 2013 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.