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Bismarck, ND 58505-0480

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Welcome...

Commissioners

Brian P. Kalk

Randy
Christmann

Julie Fedorchak
Chairman

Thank you for visiting the website of the North Dakota Public Service Commission. The Public Service Commission is a constitutional agency with varying degrees of statutory authority over abandoned mine lands, coal mine reclamation, electric and gas utilities, telecommunications companies, energy conversion facility siting, transmission facility siting, railroads, grain elevators, facility-based grain buyers, roving grain buyers, and hay buyers, auctioneers, auction clerks, weighing and measuring devices, pipeline safety, and underground damage prevention.

To learn more about how the PSC affects the lives of North Dakotans every day, click here: A Day in Your Life

 

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The Commission typically meets in formal session every two weeks; special meetings are held to handle special or emergency situations. Click on a link below to watch or listen to a LIVE meeting.

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Looking for an agenda? A calendar of events and agendas can be found by scrolling to the bottom of this page.

 

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Commissioner Julie Fedorchak, Chairman (center)

Commissioner Randy Christmann (left)

Commissioner Brian Kalk (right)

 

The PSC takes an active role in protecting consumers by ensuring utilities follow rules, including ones that relate to disconnection of service. Working with consumers to resolve disputes with utilities, and establishing fair rates and regulations. The PSC is constantly looking out for the interests of North Dakotans.

Latest News (To view archived news releases, please visit our Newsroom)

 

Commission Events

February 18, 2016 - 10:00 am CST

Other Internet Broadcast
Public Hearing Administrative Rules

Case No. GS-15-187

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Public Service Commission
Gas Pipeline Safety
Rulemaking

Case No. RC-15-737

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Public Service Commission
Reclamation
Rulemaking

February 18, 2016 - 11:15 am CST

Other
PSC Staff Budget Update

February 18, 2016 - 12:00 pm CST

Other
2nd Annual PSC Chili Cook Off

February 18, 2016 - 01:30 pm CST

Work Session Internet Broadcast
Damage Prevention Program

February 18, 2016 - 02:30 pm CST

Work Session Internet Broadcast
NSP Negotiated Agreement

February 22, 2016 - 10:00 am CST

Formal Hearing

Case No. PU-15-801

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ONEOK Bakken Pipeline, L.L.C.
8-Inch NGL Pipeline - McKenzie and Dunn Counties
Siting Application
Killdeer City Hall
165 Railroad Street SE
Killdeer, ND

February 23, 2016 - 10:00 am CST

Work Session Internet Broadcast

Case No. PU-12-160

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BEK Communications Cooperative
Switched Access
Price Schedule

Case No. PU-12-199

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Consolidated Telcom
Switched Access
Price Schedule

Case No. PU-12-200

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Dakota Central Telecommunications Cooperative
Switched Access
Price Schedule

Case No. PU-12-201

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Dakota Central Telecom I, Inc.
Switched Access
Price Schedule

Case No. PU-12-202

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Dickey Rural Telephone Cooperative
Switched Access
Price Schedule

Case No. PU-12-203

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Dickey Rural Communications, Inc.
Switched Access
Price Schedule

Case No. PU-12-204

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Griggs County Telephone Co.
Switched Access
Price Schedule

Case No. PU-12-205

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Inter-Community Telephone Company, L.L.C.
Switched Access
Price Schedule

Case No. PU-12-206

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Missouri Valley Communications, Inc.
Switched Access
Price Schedule

Case No. PU-12-207

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Moore and Liberty Telephone Company
Switched Access
Price Schedule

Case No. PU-12-208

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Nemont Telephone Cooperative, Inc.
Switched Access
Price Schedule

Case No. PU-12-209

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North Dakota Telephone Company
Switched Access
Price Schedule

Case No. PU-12-210

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Northwest Communications Cooperative, a Cooperativ
Switched Access
Price Schedule

Case No. PU-12-211

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Polar Communications Mutual Aid Corporation
Switched Access
Price Schedule

Case No. PU-12-212

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Red River Rural Telephone Association
Switched Access
Price Schedule

Case No. PU-12-213

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Reservation Telephone Cooperative
Switched Access
Price Schedule

Case No. PU-12-214

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Turtle Mountain Telephone Company
Switched Access
Price Schedule

Case No. PU-12-215

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United Telephone Mutual Aid Corporation
Switched Access
Price Schedule

Case No. PU-12-216

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West River Telecommunications Cooperative
Switched Access
Price Schedule

Case No. PU-12-217

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Wolverton Telephone Company
Switched Access
Price Schedule

Case No. PU-12-233

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Dickey Rural Access, Inc.
Switched Access
Price Schedule

February 24, 2016 - 09:30 am CST

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Emergency Commission Meeting

Governor's Conference Room
600 E Blvd Avenue Ground Floor
State Capitol
Bismarck, ND

February 24, 2016 - 01:00 pm CST

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

February 25, 2016 - 11:00 am CST

Other
M-RETS Update

March 02, 2016 - 10:00 am CST

Formal Hearing

Case No. PU-15-797

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Brady Wind, LLC
230kV Transmission Line - Stark County
Siting Application
Dickinson City Hall
99 2nd Street East
Dickinson, ND

March 02, 2016 - 12:00 pm CST

Formal Hearing

Case No. PU-15-690

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Brady Wind, LLC
Brady Wind Energy Center - Stark County
Siting Application
Dickinson City Hall
99 2nd Street East
Dickinson, ND

March 04, 2016 - 11:00 am CST

Other Internet Broadcast
Meeting with Energy Law Students

March 07, 2016 - 12:00 pm CST

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Lignite Energy Council Quarterly Meeting

Ramada Bismarck Hotel
1400 E Interchange Avenue
Bismarck, ND

March 09, 2016 - 01:30 pm CST

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

March 10, 2016 - 10:00 am CST

Other
Meeting Legislative Changes or Additions

March 16, 2016 - 10:00 am CDT

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Clean Power Plan RTO Update

March 23, 2016 - 01:30 pm CDT

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast
Disposition of Renewable Energy Credits

March 30, 2016 - 01:00 pm CDT

Other
Input for Otter Tail IRP

April 06, 2016 - 01:30 pm CDT

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

April 07, 2016 - 09:00 am CDT

Other
NDPSC/PHMSA Semi-Annual Telephone Conference

April 20, 2016 - 01:30 pm CDT

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

May 05, 2016 - 01:30 pm CDT

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

May 06, 2016 - 11:30 am CDT

Other
Meeting with the North Dakota Petroleum Council

May 18, 2016 - 01:30 pm CDT

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

June 06, 2016 - 12:00 pm CDT

Other
Lignite Energy Council Quarterly Meeting

Ramada Bismarck Hotel
1400 E Interchange Avenue
Bismarck, ND

June 08, 2016 - 01:30 pm CDT

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

June 12, 2016 - 08:00 am CDT

Other
2016 MARC Conference

Radisson Hotel
605 E Broadway Ave
Bismarck, ND

June 21, 2016 - 01:30 pm CDT

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

July 06, 2016 - 01:30 pm CDT

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

July 20, 2016 - 01:30 pm CDT

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

September 12, 2016 - 12:00 pm CDT

Other
Lignite Energy Council Quarterly Meeting

Ramada Bismarck Hotel
1400 E Interchange Avenue
Bismarck, ND

December 05, 2016 - 12:00 pm CST

Other
(Tentative) Lignite Energy Council Quarterly Meeting

Ramada Bismarck Hotel
1400 E Interchange Avenue
Bismarck, ND

Meeting Notices

February 24, 2016 - 10:00 am CST

Regular Commission Meeting

March 09, 2016 - 10:00 am CST

Regular Commission Meeting

March 23, 2016 - 10:00 am CDT

Regular Commission Meeting

April 06, 2016 - 10:00 am CDT

Regular Commission Meeting

April 20, 2016 - 10:00 am CDT

Regular Commission Meeting

May 05, 2016 - 10:00 am CDT

Regular Commission Meeting

May 18, 2016 - 10:00 am CDT

Regular Commission Meeting

June 08, 2016 - 10:00 am CDT

Regular Commission Meeting

June 21, 2016 - 10:00 am CDT

Regular Commission Meeting

July 06, 2016 - 10:00 am CDT

Regular Commission Meeting

July 20, 2016 - 10:00 am CDT

Regular Commission Meeting

 

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