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Nodak Electric Coop. v. N.D. Public Svc. Commission, et al.

Docket No. 20220122
Oral Argument: Thursday, October 6, 2022 1:30 PM

Docket Info

Title
Nodak Electric Cooperative, Inc., Appellant and Cross-Appellee
v.
North Dakota Public Service Commission,
and City of Drayton, Appellees
and
Otter Tail Power Company, Appellee and Cross-Appellant
Case Type
CIVIL APPEAL : ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEEDING
Appeal From
Case No. 2021-CV-01508
South Central Judicial District, Burleigh County
Douglas Alan Bahr
2022 ND 225982 N.W.2d 592

Highlight

A city has constitutional authority to franchise a public utility or similar service within the city.

The Public Service Commission’s authority is limited to that authority provided to it by the legislature.

A party may raise the issue of subject matter jurisdiction at any time.


Briefs

Filing Date Description
07/27/2022 APPELLANT BRIEF View
08/26/2022 APPELLEE BRIEF (Otter Tail Power Company) View
09/02/2022 APPELLEE BRIEF (N.D. Public Svc. Commission) View
09/14/2022 APPELLEE BRIEF (City of Drayton) View
09/15/2022 REPLY BRIEF (Nodak Electric Coop. v. N.D. Public Svc. Commission) View
09/28/2022 REPLY BRIEF (Otter Tail Power Company) View

Counsel

Party Type Name
APPELLEE PRIVATE PRACTICE Steven C. Ekman - 04983
APPELLEE SPEC. ASST. ATTY. GEN. Brian Lee Johnson - 07937
APPELLEE PRIVATE PRACTICE Paul Reginald Sanderson - 05830
APPELLANT PRIVATE PRACTICE Kimberly Joy Radermacher - 05856
APPELLEE PRIVATE PRACTICE Robert M. Endris - 09619
AMICUS CURIAE PRIVATE PRACTICE Stephanie Dassinger Engebretson - 06774

(Note: Attachments may not be available for recently filed cases and/or confidential documents.)

Seq. # Filing Date Description Attachment
1 04/29/2022 NOTICE OF APPEAL : 04/29/2022
2 04/29/2022 ORDER FOR TRANSCRIPT : 05/03/2022
3 05/03/2022 NOT. OF FILING NOT. OF APPEAL AND PROOF OF SERV.
4 05/03/2022 Notice served on Kimberly J. Radermacher, Brian L. Johnson, Paul R. Sanderson, & Steven C. Ekman
5 05/12/2022 NOTICE OF CROSS APPEAL BY OTTER TAIL POWER COMPANY
6 05/12/2022 Notice served on Kimberly J. Radermacher, Brian L. Johnson, Paul R. Sanderson, & Steven C. Ekman
7 05/25/2022 ELEC. RECORD ON APPEAL DATED MAY 24, 2022 (ENTRY NOS. 1-130)
8 06/17/2022 All Transcripts Filed in Record
9 06/20/2022 1ST ELEC. SUPP. RECORD ON APPEAL DATED JUNE 17, 2022 (ENTRY NOS. 131-133)
10 07/27/2022 APPELLANT BRIEF View
11 07/27/2022 Oral Argument Request by Appellant
12 07/29/2022 Rec'd 3 copies of ATB back from CD
13 08/03/2022 MOT. EXT/TIME APPELLEE BRIEF - N.D. Public Svc. Comm'n
14 08/03/2022 ACTION BY CHIEF DEPUTY CLERK - N.D. Public Svc. Comm'n
15 08/26/2022 Rec'd Notice of Appearance by Robert M. Enris for Otter Tail Power Company
16 08/26/2022 APPELLEE BRIEF (Otter Tail Power Company) View
17 08/26/2022 Oral Argument Request by Appellee (Otter Tail Power Company)
18 08/26/2022 MOTION FOR LEAVE TO FILE BRIEF OF AMICAS CURIAE View
19 08/26/2022 ACTION BY CLERK - Granted
20 08/26/2022 AMICUS CURIAE BRIEF View
21 08/30/2022 Rec'd 3 copies of ACB from CSD
22 08/30/2022 Rec'd corrections to AEB (Otter Tail Power Company) (title, oa stmt, converted)
23 09/01/2022 Rec'd 3 copies of AEB from CSD
24 09/02/2022 APPELLEE BRIEF (N.D. Public Svc. Commission) View
25 09/08/2022 Rec'd 3 copies of AEB from CSD (N.D. Public Svc. Commission)
26 09/09/2022 MOT. EXT/TIME REPLY BRIEF - Nodak Electric Cooperative, Inc.
27 09/12/2022 MOT. EXT/TIME APPELLEE BRIEF - CITY OF DRAYTON
28 09/14/2022 ACTION BY CLERK (Nodak Electric Cooperative, Inc.) - Granted : 09/15/2022
29 09/14/2022 ACTION BY CLERK (City of Drayton) - Granted : 09/14/2022
30 09/14/2022 APPELLEE BRIEF (City of Drayton) View
31 09/15/2022 REPLY BRIEF (Nodak Electric Coop. v. N.D. Public Svc. Commission) View
32 09/16/2022 Rec'd proof of service of City of Drayton AEB on S. Engebretson
33 09/16/2022 Rec'd proof of service of City of Drayton MAE on S. Engebretson
34 09/16/2022 Rec'd 3 copies of AEB from CSD (City of Drayton)
35 09/21/2022 Rec'd 3 copies of RYB from CSD (Nodak Electric Coop. v. N.D. Public Svc. Commission)
36 09/21/2022 NOTICE OF ORAL ARGUMENT SENT
37 09/21/2022 Intent to Particpate in Oral Argument by N.D. Public Svc. Commission View
38 09/28/2022 REPLY BRIEF (Otter Tail Power Company) View
39 09/29/2022 Rec'd 3 copies of RYB from CSD
40 09/30/2022 MOTION FOR ALLOCATION OF ORAL ARGUMENT
41 10/03/2022 AMENDED MOTION FOR ALLOCATION OF ORAL ARGUMENT
42 10/03/2022 ACTION BY INDIVIDUAL JUSTICE - Granted
43 10/06/2022 APPEARANCES: Kimberly J. Radermacher, Brian L. Johnson, Paul R. Sanderson & Robert M. Endris
44 10/06/2022 ARGUED: Kimberly J. Radermacher, Brian L. Johnson & Paul R. Sanderson
45 10/06/2022 ORAL ARGUMENT WEBCAST
46 12/08/2022 DISPOSITION (AND VACATED)
47 12/08/2022 UNANIMOUS OPINION : Crothers, Daniel John View
48 12/08/2022 BY ORDER OF THE COURT, COSTS ON APPEAL TAXED IN FAVOR OF OTTER TAIL POWER COMPANY
49 12/08/2022 Judgment View
50 12/30/2022 MANDATE
51 02/01/2023 Corrected/Substitute Opinion Page (title pg duplicate word "for" removed from
52 02/01/2023 Kimberly J. Radermacher, Edgeley, ND, for appellant and cross-appellee.)