February 20, 2013, Agenda SD One Call Notification Board – REVISED

South Dakota One Call Notification Board Meeting

February 20, 2013     1 p.m. CST
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; Kristen Edwards, Legal Counsel; Executive Director: Larry Janes.

Agenda
REVISED
   

  1. Call to Order and Roll Call
  2. Approval of Previous Minutes
    1. October 3, 2012, Board Meeting
  3. Review and Approval of Financial Report
    1. Financial Summary, including expenditure details from September 2012 through January 2013.
  4. Operations
    1. KorPartners Performance Results
    2. Call volume trends
    3. Damage Reports
  5. Executive Director Report Items
    1. Status of:
      1. OC10-009 – In the Matter of the Complaint filed by Otter Tail Power Company, Fergus Falls, Minnesota, Against Robert Kohl Construction, Peever, South Dakota
    2. 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 and Civ12-588 – The State of South Dakota v. Split Rock Contracting, Inc. Today shall the Board continue collection activity against Split Rock Contracting?
    3. 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 Today shall the Board consider and accept a settlement offered by Mr. Runge’s Legal Counsel and close Dockets OC11-007 and OC11-008? 
    4. OC12-016 – In the Matter of the Complaint Filed by Northern Natural Gas Company, Harrisburg, South Dakota, Against L&B Excavating, Beresford, South Dakota, for an Incident Occurring on November 9, 2012, in Alcester, South DakotaThe 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 penalty is not paid?

    5. OC12-017 – In the Matter of the Complaint Filed by Montana-Dakota Utilities Co., Rapid City, South Dakota, Against Zandstra Construction, Rapid City, South Dakota, for an Incident Occurring on November 21, 2012, in Rapid City, South DakotaThe 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 penalty is not paid?
    6. The contract between the South Dakota One Call Notification Board and KorPartners will expire on December 31, 2013. The Board will consider the options available under applicable state law. The Board may go into Executive Session, if and only according to SDCL 1-25-2. (Time in and Out).
    7. Discussion regarding establishing a Budget Process Committee.
    8. Discussion regarding establishing a Strategic Planning Committee to consider the future direction of
      the Board.

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

  1. Dinner will be held at the Cattlemen’s Club, 29608 SD Hwy 34 at 5:30 p.m. on February 20, 2013, for members of the South Dakota One Call Board.
  2. The South Dakota One Call Board will host a Legislative Breakfast on Thursday, February 21, 2013, from 7 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. in the Presidents and Speakers Lobbies of the State Capitol building at 500 East Capitol Avenue, Pierre, SD.
  3. Several 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.