Committees & Best Practices

Gold Shovel Standard Committee (GSSC)
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Michigan Excavator Committee - MISS DIG System - GSS_Logo

The vision for MISS DIG 811 Gold Shovel Standard Committee is a safer Michigan where all excavators demonstrate exemplary caution around buried infrastructure and all locators demonstrate exemplary performance in locating buried infrastructure and where both can be recognized and rewarded for their superior performance.

The mission of MISS DIG 811 Gold Shovel Standard Committee is to accelerate the broad adoption of Gold Shovel Standard throughout Michigan. For those wanting information on the Gold Shovel Standard please email us at gss@missdig811.org and visit the website at www.goldshovelstandard.org

 

 

Michigan Excavator Committee - MISS DIG System - GLF
The Foundation will be responsible for sponsorship of participation in the Gold Shovel Standard.
Sponsorship is intended to reduce damages by having municipal members and contractors adopt the Standard.
The Sponsorship is a 3-year program that members can apply for as a Gold Shovel Standard community or contractor.
Public Agency Members willing to adopt the Standard for all work done in their jurisdiction can request that their annual membership fee be reduced by 1/3 for 3 consecutive years.
Associate Member Contractors can request that their annual membership fee be reduced by 1/3 for 3 consecutive years. For those wanting information on the Great Lakes Foundation please email us at glf@missdig811.org  
 

Michigan Damage Prevention Board (MDPB)
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Michigan Excavator Committee - MISS DIG System - MDPB

MDPB is in place to review any comments or concerns from the Damage Prevention Associations. These meetings are open to all Stakeholders, and are held quarterly at the Michigan Infrastructure & Transportation Association, located at 2937 Atrium Dr. #100, Okemos, MI 48864 at 9AM. Meetings are subject to room availability, please contact Rob Coppersmith at robcoppersmith@mi-ita.com to be added to the email list to receive updates on this meeting.

Quarterly Meeting Dates

  • May 24, 2018
  • September 20, 2018
  • December 13, 2018
  • February 21, 2019
  • May 23, 2019

MDPB Best Practices

*The MDPB Best Practices are presented as a general guide.  The MDPB encourages all users to consult and consider not only the MDPB Best Practices, but also (i) employer practices, (ii) industry practices, (iii) federal and state statutes and regulations, (iv) building and fire codes, and (v) local laws, regulations, and ordinances


Michigan Utility Coordination Committee (MUCC)
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Michigan Excavator Committee - MISS DIG System - MUCC_Logo_2MUCC meets to discuss pre-construction underground utility safety through planning and communication including post construction and as-built drawings and standards. These meetings are primarily held for design engineers, DPW’s, municipal planners, facility owners/ operators and contractors. Meetings are not held on a regular basis, but usually happen two times per quarter at the Michigan Infrastructure & Transportation Association, located at 2937 Atrium Dr. #100, Okemos, MI 48864. The meetings are booked 4-6 weeks before the event. Please contact Rachelle VanDeventer at rachellevandeventer@mi-ita.com to be added to the email list to receive updates on this meeting.

 

Michigan Excavator Committee - MISS DIG System - GUIDE_logo_Low_ResThe Michigan Utility Coordination Committee’s (MUCC) Geospatial Utility Infrastructure Data Exchange (GUIDE) initiative revolutionizes spatial awareness and spatial quality of underground utility infrastructure information by capturing accurate 3-dimensional geospatial location data on underground utility infrastructure at the time of installation, and storing this information in highly accessible and secure repository.


Ticket Initiation Management Execution (TIME)
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Michigan Excavator Committee - MISS DIG System - TIME

Meetings will be held via teleconference, with web screen share information and call in number provided by MISS DIG 811 monthly. MISS DIG 811 will host a teleconference with optional onsite meetings for the TIME committee at the MISS DIG 811 office before the Locator Action Committee, LAC, meetings monthly. Teleconferences will be held the fourth Thursday of the month at 10 am before LAC. Quarterly meetings will be held at the Michigan Infrastructure & Transportation Association (MITA), located at 2937 Atrium Dr. #100, Okemos, MI 48864 following the MDPB meetings.

Quarterly Meeting Dates at MITA

  • May 24, 2018
  • September 20, 2018
  • December 13, 2018
  • February 21, 2019
  • May 23, 2019

You have been invited to a join.me meeting

Join the meeting: join.me/missdig811

The fourth Thursday of the Month at 10:00 AM 
Eastern Time (US & Canada) 
To dial in by phone:

248-370-6458

Access code: 
407336#

New meeting invites will come out quarterly. 

If you would like to be removed from or add someone to the TIME Committee list please email kguruzwalski@missdig811.org.


Locator Action Committee (LAC)
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Michigan Excavator Committee - MISS DIG System - Screen_Shot_2018-06-18_at_9MISS DIG 811 will host a monthly teleconferences with optional onsite meetings for LAC at the MISS DIG 811 office. The teleconferences will be held the fourth Thursday of the month at 11:15 am after TIME. Quarterly meetings will be held at the Michigan Infrastructure & Transportation Association (MITA), located at 2937 Atrium Dr. #100, Okemos, MI 48864 following the MDPB meetings. Monthly meetings will be held via teleconference, with web screen share information and call in number provided by MISS DIG 811.

Quarterly Meeting Dates at MITA

  • May 24, 2018
  • September 20, 2018
  • December 13, 2018
  • February 21, 2019
  • May 23, 2019

You have been invited to a join.me meeting

Join the meeting: join.me/missdig811

The fourth Thursday of the Month at 10:00 AM 
Eastern Time (US & Canada) 
To dial in by phone:

248-370-6458

Access code: 
407336#

If you would like to be removed from or add someone to the Locator Action Committee list please email bcampbell@missdig811.org