Idaho State Board of Architectural Examiners
Bureau of Occupational Licenses
1109 Main Street, Suite 220
Boise, Idaho 83702-5642
(208) 334-3233

MINUTES OF FEBRUARY 8, 2002

ROLL CALL: Present –  R.G. Nelson; Alan Giltzow; Raymond Hudson; Stan Cole 

Absent – D. Nels Reese; Nicholas Latham  

ALSO PRESENT:          Rayola Jacobsen, Bureau Chief; Budd Hetrick, Deputy Bureau Chief;  John Kersey, Chief Investigator; Roger Hales, Administrative Attorney; Cherie Simpson, Secretary 

The meeting was called to order by Chairman Stan Cole at 9:00 a.m. in the

Capital Room of the Owyhee Plaza.  Mr. Latham was unable to attend due to road closures between Sun Valley and Boise.

Moved by Mr. Hudson to approve minutes of December 7, 2001 meeting as submitted.  Seconded by Mr. Nelson, carried.

Ms. Jacobsen presented the Board with an update on the status of legislative action for the Bureau.  She stated that the Bureau had sixteen sets of rules and that they were approved with the exception of one that needed minor changes.  Ms. Jacobsen reported that the Massage Therapists had a bill before the legislature for licensure and that they would come under the umbrella of the Bureau.

Mr. Kersey presented the complaint/investigation report and requested that a member of the Board assist him in reviewing a complaint.  Mr. Nelson volunteered to do the review and he would recuse himself from any future action on that complaint.  The Board requested that future complaint reports provide more detail and final disposition information on closed complaints.  Mr. Kersey agreed to provide such a report that would not contain names or other identifying information.

Mr. Hales was asked by the Board to prepare legislation that would require continuing education.  Discussion was held.  Moved by Mr. Nelson to approve the addition to Idaho Code 54-312 as follows:  2.e. “To adopt rules establishing a continuing education requirement for the renewal of licenses under this chapter.”  Seconded by Mr. Giltzow, carried.

Mr. Hetrick distributed the financial report for February, FY 2002.  Discussion was held.  Moved by Mr. Hudson to accept the financial report as presented.  Seconded by Mr. Giltzow, carried.  The Board stated that the format and layout of this financial report is very easy to read and understand.  Mr. Hetrick distributed copies of the proposed changes to the renewal notice.  The Board stated that they liked the changes proposed and approved its use for the upcoming renewal period.  Mr. Nelson requested that renewal notices in the spring include notification and the schedule for proposed law and rule changes pertaining to continuing education.  It was decided that the notification insert would be on colored paper and either a half or third of a sheet of paper. 

Moved by Mr. Nelson that the full Board and Ms. Jacobsen attend the WCARB meeting to be held in Portland beginning March 21, 2002 and that reimbursement be provided for honorarium, travel and expenses with no rental cars being reimbursed.  Seconded by Mr. Giltzow, carried.  Discussion was held on preparing a Resolution for presentation at the meeting asking that NCARB define Health, Safety, and Welfare.

Discussion was held on what recourse candidates have after repeatedly failing portion(s) of the ARE examination and needing feed-back on the problem areas.  Upon request from a candidate for exam review, the Bureau will send a letter to Steve Nutt at NCARB (with copy to the candidate) requesting a review and response to the Board, together with a copy of the letter received from the candidate. 

Letter from Haskell Company was reviewed.  The Board asked that Roger review and respond with clarification of laws and rules.

Discussion was held on the WCARB report that needs to be presented at the WCARB meeting by Mr. Cole as the Board Chair.

The Board suggested that the application for licensure be revised to include the Business Name.

Applications were reviewed.

Break for lunch until 1:30 p.m.

Date of next meeting will be April 26, 2002 in Moscow.

Moved by Mr. Nelson that the Board and Rayola be approved to attend the NCARB meeting to be held beginning June 26, 2002 in Boston and that reimbursement for travel, expenses and payment of honorarium be made including a rental car.  Seconded by Mr. Giltzow, carried.

Moved by Mr. Hudson that meeting end at 1:40 p.m.  Seconded by Mr. Giltzow, carried.

BOARD APPROVED 5/1/02


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