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South Dakota Public Utilities Commission Meeting
May 21, 2018, at 1:30 p.m. CDT

Room 413, Capitol Building
Pierre, South Dakota


Commissioner Chris Nelson called the meeting to order. Present were: Commission Attorneys: Karen Cremer and Adam de Hueck; Commission Advisor: Greg Rislov; Staff Attorney: Kristen Edwards; Staff Analyst: Darren Kearney and Jon Thurber; and Staff: Katlyn Gustafson.

Present were:
Cheri Whittler, court reporter; and Steve Wegman, self.

Joining the meeting by telephone were:
Chairperson: Kristie Fiegen; Commissioner: Gary Hanson; Mollie Smith, Fredrikson & Byron, P.A., representing Dakota Range I, LLC and Dakota Range II, LLC; Kristi Mogen, self; and Teresa Kaaz, self.


1.     EL18-003     In the Matter of the Application by Dakota Range I, LLC and Dakota Range II, LLC for a Permit of a Wind Energy Facility in Grant County and Codington County, South Dakota, for the Dakota Range Wind Project (Staff Analysts: Darren Kearney, Jon Thurber; Staff Attorneys: Kristen Edwards, Amanda Reiss)

A lengthy discussion took place for docket EL18-003. An audio of the discussion can be found on the PUC website under Commission Actions, Commission Meeting Archives, 2018, May 21, 2018, recording located at:

Commissioner Nelson moved that the Commission grant Dakota Range’s Motion to Exclude Exhibits of Intervenors Teresa Kaaz and Kristi Mogen. Motion carried 3-0.

There being no further business, at the hour of 2:02 p.m., the South Dakota Public Utilities Commission meeting adjourned.

/s/Joy Lashley     .
Joy Lashley
Administrative Assistant
PUC Email
May 21, 2018