2012 AGENDA GUCC FALL CONFERENCE
DILLARD HOUSE |DILLARD, GEORGIA
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
8:00 am to 9:00 am Safety Committee Meeting – Straiton Room
9:00 am to 11:30 am GUCC Board of Directors Meeting - Straiton Room
11:30 am to 12:30 pm Golf Tournament – Kingwood Resort Clayton GA – Lunch and
Registration – Shot Gun Start 12:30
3:00 pm to 6:00 pm Registration – Front Porch
6:00pm to 7:00 pm Reception – Front Porch
7:00 pm to 9:30pm Dinner
Sponsorship Recognition – Linda Knight
DAM Awards – Claudette Campbell, GA 811
Special Awards - David Lewis - PSC
Evening Entertainment by Comedian Rik Roberts
Thursday, October 4, 2012
7:30 am to 9:00 am Breakfast – Dillard House Restaurant
9:00 am Opening Remarks
Darrol Mitchell, GUCC Chair – Georgia Power
9:00 am to 9:45 am The Lester Feathers Award
Performed by the GUCC Safety Committee and Company
And the presentation of the GUCC Hall of Fame Awards
Local Chair – Vice Chair and Secretary
Presenter: Brett Brugh, GUCC Vice-Chair And Steve Gafford, GDOT
9:45 am to 10:00 am Break
10:00 am to 11:00 am Utilities and Design Build: A Perfect Combination
Presenter: Darryl D. VanMeter, GDOT Office of Innovative Program Delivery &
John Tuttle, Utility Liaison HNTB Corp
Moderator: Rob Holbrook, Cobb Energy
11:00 am to 12:00 GA811 Annual Meeting
Host: Claudette Campbell, President and CEO
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm Lunch
Sponsored by the GA811
Thursday, October 4, 2012 con’t
1:30 pm to 4:30 pm Workshop Session – Topics to be presented 2 times during the course of this session
– lasting 1 ½ hours each
Workshop #1 Topic: Damage Investigations 101
(Straiton Room) Presenter: Bradley Sorrels – Georgia Utility Training Academy
Moderator: Jackie Temples – AGL
Workshop #2 Topic: Whose road is it anyway? Utility rights along road rights of way.
(Board Room) Presenter: Jay Strickland, Attorney at Law / Jones Cork & Miller
Moderator: Brenda Horman, GTC
Workshop #3 Topic: American Red Cross – Safety
(James Room) Presenter: American Red Cross
Moderator: Terri Rosamond, AT&T
6:00 pm to 6:30 pm Reception - Henry’s Playhouse
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm Heavy Hors D’ oeuvres Buffet – Henry’s Playhouse
7:30 pm to 8:00 pm Golf Award – Wendell “Rob” Holbrook & Brett Brugh
8:00 pm to 10:00 pm CASINO NIGHT
Friday, October 5, 2012
8:00 am to 9:30am Breakfast – Dillard House Restaurant
Local Committee Representatives Breakfast –Straiton Room
9:30 am Opening Remarks and Announcements
Darrol Mitchell Chair – Georgia Power
9:30am to 10:30am Update on GUFPA Proposed Changes and Large Projects
Presenter: Rick Lonn. AGL
Moderator: Terri Rosamond, AT&T
10:30 am to 11:30am REPORTS:
Georgia Department of Transportation Report
Public Service Commission Report
Local Chairman and GUCC Committees
UCC Local Chairman – Chairman from each UCC to report on group
GUCC Committees Reports:
o Traffic Control – Mark Tilden, GPC /Fiona Bowen, UPC
o Overhead Safety – Brenda Horman, GTC
o Marketing, Education & Communications – Darrol Mitchell, GPC
o DOT Liaison Committee – Terri Rosamond, AT&T
o Safety Committee – Jackie Temples, AGL
o Oversize Load / NJUNS Committee – Rob Holbrook, Cobb EMC
11:30 am Closing Remarks & Passing of the Gavel
Save the Date so we can see you at the 2013 Spring Conference
Marriott Riverfront Savannah, Georgia | Dates: March 27-29, 2013
2012 GUCC FALL CONFERENCE
MEETING REGISTRATION FORM
October 3-5, 2012
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 21, 2012
REGISTRATION - $250.00 LATE REGISTRATION - After Sept 21, 2012 - $300
***** Please see GUCC conference cancellation attached******
Spouse/Child Registration - $110.00
(Includes 2 dinners ONLY! Does NOT include breakfast or lunch)
A REGISTRATION FORM MUST BE COMPLETED FOR EACH PERSON!
Please copy this form if you need to register additional people.
A SEPARATE REGISTRATION FOR MUST BE FILLED OUT FOR A SPOUSE AND EACH CHILD.
COMPANY NAME PHONE
CITY STATE ZIP
* This is my first time attending GUCC Yes _____ No ______ * I am a LIFE MEMBER Yes _____ No _______
* I am the chairman or vice chairman of (county) _________________________local committee
AND (circle one) WILL / WILL NOT attend the Chairman & Regional Directors Breakfast on Friday, October 5th.
GUCC PAYMENT INFORMATION:
VISA AND MASTERCARD: Credit card receipts will be processed and an email receipt will be sent
COMPANY CHECKS AND PERSONAL CHECKS: Check paying guests may request receipts at registration.
Please see next page for additional information.
VISA / MC Card# Billing zip 3 digit vcode cc exp.
Name of Cardholder Phone # of Cardholder
Email address of cardholder
PLEASE MAIL COMPLETED FORMS BEFORE SEPTEMBER 14th or visit our online registration:
ATTN: Fiona Bowen
3400 Summit Ridge Parkway
Duluth, GA 30096
Or fax forms to 678.546.7315
Payment for meeting registration, golf and sponsorship, if applicable,
may be paid with one check made payable to GUCC.
Do not combine your GUCC payment with any Georgia 811 payments.
IF PAYING BY CREDIT CARD FORMS MAY BE FAXED TO 678.546.7315
Or you may register online for immediate credit card approval and receipt.
If you have any questions
EMAIL: email@example.com Fiona Bowen Office: 678-714-6702 or Cell: 404-444-3606
GUCC CANCELLATION POLICY
Cancellations for Conference Registration must be cancelled, no later than, two (2) weeks prior to the
beginning of the conference for a full refund. Any cancellation received after that time should be
submitted to Fiona Bowen in the form of a written appeal. The Appeal will be presented to the GUCC
Board of Directors at the Board meeting prior to the Conference. The Board will make a
determination on whether or not any monies would be refunded and notify the person making the
appeal in writing.
Written Appeals should be mailed to:
c/o Fiona Bowen
3400 Summit Ridge Parkway
Duluth, Georgia 30096
- or emailed to:
**ALL CONFERENCE FUNCTIONS WILL BE AT THE DILLARD HOUSE**
The Conference hotel is the Dillard House which has limited rooming options. All conference
functions will be on location: Please make your hotel accommodations as early as possible.
You will be responsible for making your own reservations by telephone ONLY to the hotel. Be
sure to tell reservations that you are with the GUCC group and request a confirmation number.
Minimum Wed. and Thurs. night requirement to stay here.
Dillard House - 1-800-541-0671
RATES vary ($69 – $139 + applicable taxes based on a 2 person per room basis). Any extra persons per
room will be charged a $10 per person per night fee.
Chalets will be made available at a 15% discount off of rack rate.
****CANCELLATION POLICY: A 72 hour cancellation policy will apply to rooms and a 14 day cancellation
policy applies to chalets and cottages. A possible 2 night charge may occur. Your credit card will be
charged for one night’s room and tax when the reservation is made.
Additional Area Hotels:
Holiday Inn Express - 1-706-746-3585 (includes hot breakfast)
64 White Oak Lane, Dillard, GA 30537 (HOLIDAY INN IS NOW 100% NON-SMOKING)
RATE $80.10 + taxes for regular king or 2 queen rooms. Rooms must be
guaranteed with a credit card. If paying by Cash, a $50 cash deposit is required at check in and refunded
at check out. NO PETS…Weekend rates are $139+ Taxes/$159 + taxes for king rooms for those staying
beyond the conference for the weekend.
***Cancellation policy: Must cancel 24hrs prior to arrival. Rooms where no one shows up and are not
officially cancelled might be charged a full 2 nights or entire stay. Room block ends Sept 23.
Knights Inn (previously called Ramada Limited or Best Inn)- 1-706-746-5321
3 Best Inn Way, Dillard, GA 30537
RATE $69.99 + taxes www.knightsinn.com
****Cancellation policy is a 24 hour cancellation prior to check in date. Possible one night stay will be billed
in the event of a cancellation
2012 GUCC Fall Golf Scramble
Heat got you down? Need some relief?
Join us October 3rd at the 2012 GUCC Fall Golf Scramble
Kingwood Resort, in Clayton, is again welcoming the GUCC to test our skills on their layout.
FORMAT: Play consists of 18 holes. | Play will be 4 man best ball Scramble.
Shotgun start will be at 12:30 PM, Lunch at The Clubhouse 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Mulligans will be on sale (2 for $5) at the rules meeting.
Rules meeting will be at Kingwood at 12:15 PM.
Kingwood has a rule for no outside beverages on the course, so be advised! They will have a
beverage cart available for individual purchases.
If you or your company would like to sponsor the cart, please call Wendell Holbrook (678-355-3446).
Dinner and Prizes for this event take place on THURSDAY, Oct. 4th
not the traditional same night as the Tournament.
Twosomes will be as requested on the B) Men's shirts must have a collar (No tee shirts).
registration form or as assigned by the Golf C) No jeans of any kind (blue or otherwise) are
Committee. The Golf Committee based on allowed.
average scores will decide foursomes. D) All golfers must wear soft-spiked shoes.
E) All refreshments must be purchased from the
Prize holes will be announced at the rules resort (no private coolers).
meeting. Team prizes will be awarded for the
first throughthird place teams based on low Kingwood Resort, 2344 US Hwy. 76 E.
score. Ties will be eliminated based on a card- Clayton, GA | 706-212-4140
off counted backwards from the 18th hole,
regardless of starting hole. Directions: From Dillard, go south on US 441 to
Clayton. Turn left on US 76 E. Go 2 miles and
Golf registration fee is $110 for REGISTERED Kingwood's entrance is on the left. Clubhouse is
CONFERENCE. This fee plus your registration at the top of the hill.
form must be received at Georgia 811 by
September 21, 2012. Dillard
Registration is limited to the first 72 golfers. All
others will be placed on a standby list and added
on the day of play, as space permits. an Road
For further information call Wendell Holbrook @ Clayton
678-355-3446. Please complete the golf form Hwy
INCLUDING YOUR AVERAGE SCORE. 2.0
*KINGWOOD RESORT DRESS CODE*
A) Shorts must have a 17" out seam or longer (No US 441 - I-985
Hot Pants). To Atlanta
G.U.C.C. GOLF TOURNAMENT REGISTRATION FORM
FILL OUT ONLINE FORM AT www.GUCC.com (Preferred method) or
If paying by check, Fax to Fiona @ 678-546-7315 so your info is received, but follow through by
Attaching form and check (made payable to GUCC) and send to:
Attn: FIONA BOWEN
3400 SUMMIT RIDGE PARKWAY
DULUTH, GA 30096
_____SINGLE_____TWOSOME COST PER GUCC GOLFER IS: $110.00
REMINDER GOLF DINNER IS THURSDAY NOT WEDNESDAY in 2012
IF A TWOSOME IS DESIRED, PLEASE LIST BOTH PARTIES ON THE SAME FORM.
AVERAGE SCORE_______ Check ____ or Visa/MC _____
Visa/ MC ________________________________________________Exp date: ________Vcode _________
Name of cardholder ________________________Phone # of cardholder ____________
PAIR ME WITH: (_______yes I’m paying for this person) check if applicable
AVERAGE SCORE__________ Check______ or Visa/MC_____
Visa/MC__________________________________________________Exp. Date _________Vcode_________
Name of Cardholder_______________________ Phone # of Cardholder____________
FOURSOMES WILL BE ASSIGNED BY THE GOLF COMMITTEE
2012 Annual Meeting Registration Form
October 4, 2012 | 11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Meeting Location: Dillard House Conference Center
768 Franklin Street, Dillard Georgia 30537
FREE Bar-B-Que lunch for Annual Meeting attendees.
Registration Deadline Friday, September 28, 2012
You DO NOT need to fill out this form if you are already registered to attend the GUCC Fall Conference. Your
GUCC Fall conference registration includes your RSVP to Georgia 811’s annual meeting. However, use this form
to list others from your company who may be attending only the Georgia 811 Annual Meeting on Thursday, Oct.
Register if you are NOT registered for the GUCC Fall Conference
Register online at http://www.georgia811.com/annualmeeting.aspx
or fill out the form below and follow the instructions.
CITY, STATE EMAIL
If additional people from your company will be attending the Georgia 811 Annual Meeting and
will NOT attend the GUCC Fall Conference, please list their names below.
Or Fax to: 678-546-7315
Or Mail to: Georgia 811
Attn: Fiona Bowen
3400 Summit Ridge Pkwy
Duluth, GA 30096
Know What’s Below. Call 811 Before You Dig.