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South Dakota Public Utilities Commission Meeting
Friday, December 1, 2000; 11:00 A.M.
State Capitol Building, PUC Cactus Conference Room, Pierre, South Dakota
MINUTES OF THE AD HOC MEETING
Chairman Jim Burg called the meeting to order. Present were Commissioner Pam Nelson; Commissioner Laska Schoenfelder; Executive Director Bill Bullard; Commission Advisor Greg Rislov, Commission Counsel Rolayne Ailts Wiest; Staff Attorneys Karen Cremer and Kelly Frazier; Utility Analysts Dave Jacobson, Harlan Best, and Leni Healy; and Administrative Secretary Mary Giddings.
Also present were Randy Hodek and Darla Pohlman Rogers, Sully Buttes Telephone Cooperative, Inc.; and Lori Grode, court reporter.
Joining the meeting by telephone was Utility Analyst Keith Senger.
1. TC00-117 IN THE MATTER OF THE JOINT PETITION FILED BY SULLY ES TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE, INC. AND QWEST CORPORATION FOR DESIGNATION AS AN ELIGIBLE TELECOMMUNICATIONS CARRIER FOR SULLY ES TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE, INC. IN THE SISSETON EXCHANGE AND FOR RELINQUISHMENT OF QWEST CORPORATION'S DESIGNATION AS AN ELIGIBLE TELECOMMUNICATIONS CARRIER IN THE SISSETON EXCHANGE. (Staff Analyst: Keith Senger. Staff Attorney: Karen Cremer.)
Darla Pohlman Rogers, representing Sully Buttes Telephone Cooperative, Inc., stated that the transfer from Qwest Corporation, formerly U S WEST Communications, Inc., to Sully Buttes Telephone Cooperative, Inc. was finalized and Sully Buttes Telephone Cooperative, Inc. took possession of the exchange at 12:01 a.m., December 1, 2000.
Chairman Burg moved to approve the simultaneous petitions. Commissioner Nelson seconded and Commissioner Schoenfelder concurred. Motion passed 3-0.
Mr. Jacobson recommended that the contract with deviations be approved.
Commissioner Schoenfelder moved to approve the contract with deviations. Chairman Burg seconded and Commissioner Nelson concurred. Motion passed 3-0.
Mary R. Giddings, Administrative Secretary