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South Dakota Public Utilities Commission

For the Period of February 13, 2003 through February 19, 2003

If you need a complete copy of a filing faxed, overnight expressed, or mailed to you, please contact Delaine Kolbo within five business days of this report. Phone: 605-773-3705


CE03-002 In the Matter of the Complaint filed by Randy Dawson, Howard, South Dakota, against Central Electric Cooperative, Inc. Regarding Customer Service.

After bearing the expense of replacing a line that was removed by the Respondent, the Complainant received a bill for the installation of a meter and transformer. Complainant seeks to have the burden for the cost of the meter and transformer installation shifted to the Respondent.

Staff Analyst: Jim Mehlhaff
Staff Attorney: Karen E. Cremer
Date Docketed: 02/13/03
Intervention Deadline: N/A

CT03-005 In the Matter of the Complaint filed by Veronica Woodruff, Mitchell, South Dakota, against MCIWorldCom Regarding Unauthorized Switching of Services.

Complainant alleges that the third party verification tape demonstrates that the party authorizing the change in service was not competent to make that decision. Therefore, the change of service is unauthorized. Complainant seeks to have all MCI usage and collection charges waived.

Staff Analyst: Jim Mehlhaff
Staff Attorney: Kelly Frazier
Date Docketed: 02/19/03
Intervention deadline: N/A



EL03-004 In the Matter of the Joint Request for an Electric Service Territory Boundary Change between the City of Vermillion and Clay-Union Electric Corporation.

The Public Utilities Commission has received a jointly filed mutually agreed upon allocation of service territory agreement from the City of Vermillion and Clay Union Electric. The agreement for the allocation of territory was necessary after discovering that the City of Vermillion was inadvertently serving outside its approved territorial boundary. The parties agree that the City will continue to serve the area in Clay Union's assigned territory which it has been servicing and Clay Union shall transfer this territory to City. This territory is described as: The East 320.5 feet of Lot Y of replat of Lot B-2 in the SW 1/4 of the NE 1/4, S14, T92N, R52W of the 5th PM, City of Vermillion, Clay County, South Dakota. In exchange, the City shall transfer to Clay Union a portion of its assigned service territory described as: Lot 2, Block 1, Deyonge addition to the City of Vermillion, Clay County, South Dakota.

Staff Analyst: Michele M. Farris
Staff Attorney: Karen Cremer
Date Docketed: 02/18/03
Intervention Deadline: 03/07/03



TC03-049 In the Matter of the Filing for Approval of an Agreement for Interconnection and Ancillary Services between FiberComm, L.C. and Long Lines Metro, LLC.

On February 13, 2003, the Commission received a Filing of a Negotiated Agreement For Interconnection and Local Number Portability between FiberComm, L.C. and Long Lines Metro, LLC. According to the parties, this negotiated agreement sets forth the terms, conditions and pricing under which the parties will offer and provide to other parties requesting network interconnection and ancillary services within the geographical areas in which both parties are providing local exchange service at that time, within the state of South Dakota for purposes of providing local telecommunications services. Any party wishing to comment on the agreement may do so by filing written comments with the Commission and the parties to the agreement no later than March 5, 2003. Parties to the agreement may file written responses to the comments no later than twenty days after the service of the initial comments.

Staff Attorney: Kelly Frazier
Date Docketed: 02/13/03
Initial Comments Due: 03/05/03

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