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Bismarck, ND 58505-0480

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Welcome...

Commissioners

Julie Fedorchak


Randy Christmann,
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 Randy Christmann, Chairman (left)

Commissioner Julie Fedorchak (right)

*Third Commissioner position currently vacant

 

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

State Capitol 12th Floor Hearing Room (unless otherwise noted)

February 27, 2017 - 08:30 am CST

Formal Hearing Internet Broadcast

Case No. PU-16-775

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Public Service Commission
Public Utilities
Rulemaking

Case No. PU-17-23

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Public Service Commission
Public Utilities - Wind Decommissioning
Rulemaking

March 01, 2017 - 01:30 pm CST

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

- CANCELLED

March 03, 2017 - 11:00 am CST

Other
Legislative Discussion

March 03, 2017 - 12:30 pm CST

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

Case No. PU-16-671

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Antelope Hills Wind Pjct / West Branch Wind Pjct
Transfer of Siting Certificates and Permit
Siting Application

March 07, 2017 - 12:00 pm CST

Other
Lignite Energy Council Quarterly Meeting

Lignite Energy Council Office
Conference Room
1016 E Owens Avenue
Bismarck, ND

March 10, 2017 - 11:00 am CST

Other
Legislative Discussion

March 15, 2017 - 01:30 pm CDT

Formal Hearing Internet Broadcast

Case No. AD-17-49

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Public Service Commission
Practice and Procedure
Rulemaking

March 17, 2017 - 11:00 am CDT

Other
Legislative Discussion

March 17, 2017 - 01:00 pm CDT

Other
Monthly PSC Budget Update

March 24, 2017 - 11:00 am CDT

Other
Legislative Discussion

March 27, 2017 - 09:00 am CDT

Formal Hearing

Case No. PU-16-695

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Targa Badlands LLC
8-Inch Crude Pipeline Project - McKenzie County
Siting Application
Teddy's Residential Suites
113 9th Avenue SW
Watford City, ND

March 29, 2017 - 01:30 pm CDT

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

March 31, 2017 - 11:00 am CDT

Other
Legislative Discussion

April 07, 2017 - 11:00 am CDT

Other
Legislative Discussion

April 10, 2017 - 08:30 am CDT

Formal Hearing Internet Broadcast
CONTINUES April 10-12 (8:30am-5:00pm daily)

Case No. PU-16-666

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Montana-Dakota Utilities Co., a Division of MDU Re
2016 Electric Rate Increase
Application

April 13, 2017 - 01:30 pm CDT

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

April 14, 2017 - 11:00 am CDT

Other
Legislative Discussion

April 21, 2017 - 11:00 am CDT

Other
Legislative Discussion

April 26, 2017 - 01:30 pm CDT

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

April 28, 2017 - 11:00 am CDT

Other
Legislative Discussion

May 10, 2017 - 01:30 pm CDT

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

May 24, 2017 - 01:30 pm CDT

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

June 05, 2017 - 12:00 pm CDT

Other
Lignite Energy Council Quarterly Meeting

Lignite Energy Council Office
Conference Room
1016 E Owens Avenue
Bismarck, ND

June 07, 2017 - 01:30 pm CDT

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

June 28, 2017 - 01:30 pm CDT

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

July 13, 2017 - 01:30 pm CDT

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

July 26, 2017 - 01:30 pm CDT

Informal Hearing Internet Broadcast

September 11, 2017 - 12:00 pm CDT

Other
Lignite Energy Council Quarterly Meeting

Lignite Energy Council Office
Conference Room
1016 E Owens Avenue
Bismarck, ND

December 04, 2017 - 12:00 pm CST

Other
Lignite Energy Council Quarterly Meeting

Lignite Energy Council Office
Conference Room
1016 E Owens Avenue
Bismarck, ND

Meeting Notices

State Capitol 12th Floor Hearing Room (unless otherwise noted)

March 01, 2017 - 09:30 am CST

Regular Commission Meeting

Formal (94.00KB pdf)
Administrative (19.00KB pdf)

March 15, 2017 - 10:00 am CDT

Regular Commission Meeting

March 29, 2017 - 10:00 am CDT

Regular Commission Meeting

April 13, 2017 - 10:00 am CDT

Regular Commission Meeting

April 26, 2017 - 10:00 am CDT

Regular Commission Meeting

May 10, 2017 - 10:00 am CDT

Regular Commission Meeting

May 24, 2017 - 10:00 am CDT

Regular Commission Meeting

June 07, 2017 - 10:00 am CDT

Regular Commission Meeting

June 28, 2017 - 10:00 am CDT

Regular Commission Meeting

July 13, 2017 - 10:00 am CDT

Regular Commission Meeting

July 26, 2017 - 10:00 am CDT

Regular Commission Meeting

 

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