June 23, 2014 (Draft Circulated 06/24/14)

DRAFT/UNAPPROVED MINUTES

SOUTH DAKOTA ONE CALL NOTIFICATION BOARD MEETING
June 23, 2014, 2 p.m. (CDT)
Watertown Municipal Utilities, 901 4th Ave. SW., Watertown, SD 57201 

1.    Chairman Erin Hayes opened the meeting with a Call to Order and Roll Call at 2:00 PM, Central Time.

Members in attendance:  Erin Hayes, Representing Community Antenna Television Systems, Chairman; Dan Kaiser, Representing Telecommunication Companies Offering Local Exchange Service to More Than 50,000 Customers; Bleau LaFave, Representing Investor-Owned Natural Gas Utilities; Doug Larson, Representing Interstate Carriers of Gas or Petroleum, attended by conference call; Fay Jandreau, Representing Telecommunication Companies Offering Local Exchange Service to Less Than 50, 000 Customers; John Ward, Representing Excavation Contractors; Kurt Pfeifle, Representing Rural Water Systems; Todd Chambers, Representing Municipalities.   Also in attendance: Kristen Edwards, Legal Counsel; Larry Janes, Executive Director.

Board members unable to attend:  Ed Anderson, Representing Rural Electric Cooperatives; Eugene Solseth, Representing Excavation Contractors; Kevin Kouba, Representing Investor-Owned Electric Utilities.

2.   A motion was made by Dan Kaiser to approve the South Dakota One Call Notification Board Minutes of  the June 12, 2014 One Call Board Meeting.  Doug Larson seconded the motion. Motion carried unanimously upon a roll call vote.

3.    Erin Hayes stated that the Board would move into the second reading of the recommendation of the Executive Director Selection Committee to offer the position to Larry L. Janes Consulting, Inc. Bleau LaFave stated that verbiage was added to the contract regarding insurance requirements for One Call employees for up to three years after leaving. This is addressed already in the general structure of the contract, but this language is now also included in Exhibit A. There were no questions.

Erin Hayes then made a motion to move into Executive Session.  Dan Kaiser seconded the motion. Motion carried unanimously upon a roll call vote.  

Time into Executive Session was at 2:08 pm Central Time. Time out of Executive Session was at 2:24 pm Central Time.

Erin Hayes stated that there were no questions with the RFP, and that salary was discussed.

Kurt Pfeifle made a motion to offer a salary to $6,000 per month. Erin Hayes seconded the motion. Motion carried unanimously upon a roll call vote.  

Bleau LaFave made a motion to enter into a contract with Larry L. Janes Consulting, Inc., effective August 1, 2014. Doug Larson seconded the motion.  Motion carried unanimously upon a roll call vote.   

Larry Janes thanked Bleau LaFave, Erin Hayes, Dan Kaiser, and Kristen Edwards for working through the RFP process and contract issues and also thanked the Board for its continued support.

There being no further business, Erin Hayes made a motion to adjourn. Dan Kaiser seconded the motion. Motion carried unanimously upon a roll call vote.  

Minutes of this meeting were prepared by Larry Janes, Executive Director, South Dakota One Call Notification Board. For information about South Dakota One Call/South Dakota 811, please visit http://onecall.sd.gov.

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