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

September 24, 2004

  

Roll Call:              Stan Cole, Chair

D. Nels Reese  

Shelly Servick-Frampton

Paul Jensen

Nicholas Latham

Bureau Present:       Rayola Jacobsen, Bureau Chief

                                    Budd Hetrick, Deputy Bureau Chief

                                    Ken Stringfield, Deputy Attorney General

                                    Roger Hales, Administrative Attorney

                                    Cherie Simpson, Administrative Assistant

       Sandee Hitesman, Secretary

Meeting was called to order at 8:50 a.m. by Chair, Stan Cole. 

Alan Giltzow was unable to attend this meeting.

Motion was made by Mr. Latham to approve the minutes from the April 29, 2004 Board meeting as written.  Seconded by Mr. Reese, carried.

Motion was made by Mr. Jensen to approve the minutes from the May 14, 2004 Board meeting with changes made as requested.  Seconded by Mr. Latham, carried.

Ms. Jacobsen gave the Legislative report.  Legislation has been drafted for changes to Idaho Statute 54-309 (2C) and Architect rule 250.02 and 450.01 (A&C).  Ms. Jacobsen noted that Board representation would be needed for Idaho Statute 54-309 (2C). 

Motion was made by Mr. Latham to approve the proposed legislation as written.  Seconded by Mr. Reese, carried.

Motion was made by Mr. Reese to approve the proposed rule changes.  Seconded by Mr. Latham, carried.

In response to Mr. Reese’s question regarding a list of legislative committee members, Ms. Jacobsen agreed to provide the appropriate list.

Mr. Hetrick reviewed the contract between the State of Idaho Board of Architectural Examiners, and the State of Idaho Bureau of Occupational Licenses.

Motion was made by Mr. Latham to approve the contract between the State of Idaho Board of Architectural Examiners and the State of Idaho Bureau of Occupational licenses, with exhibit “B” of the contract deleted, and to have the chairman sign the contract.  Seconded by Mr. Jensen, carried.

A 10-minute break was called at 10:30 a.m.

Susan Stroth and Judy Aitken with PERSI presented information regarding PERSI to the Board.

It was noted that the Board would need to propose a law change to Idaho Statute 59-509 before the Board would be able to sign up with PERSI.  Once a legislative change has been made to Idaho Statute 59-509, the entire Board would be required to sign up with PERSI.  Ms. Jacobsen noted that she would contact representatives or legislature for support of this change.  Mr. Cole will be the contact person for the Board regarding this issue.

Motion was made by Mr. Latham to pursue joining PERSI by proposing a law change to Idaho Statute 59-509.  Seconded by Mr. Reese, carried.  The Board would like this law change proposed for legislative session 2005 if possible.

Mr. Hetrick gave the investigative report.  There have not been any complaints for fiscal year 2005.  There were 20 complaints in fiscal year 2004.  Of those, one is closed, twelve are under investigation and five are up for Board determination.  There were 6 complaints in fiscal year 2003.  Two of those are closed and four await Board determination.  There were 3 complaints for 2002. Of those one remains under investigation.

The Board reviewed investigations up for Board review:

ARC-L1-3-03-2:

Motion was made by Ms. Servick-Frampton to have the chairman of the Board appoint a Board member to review this file and determine possible pursuit or closure of the case.  Seconded by Mr. Latham, carried.  Ms. Servick-Frampton was assigned by the chairman of the Board to review this file

ARC-P2A-2-03-4:

Motion was made by Mr. Latham to have the chairman of the Board appoint a Board member to review this file and determine possible pursuit or closure of the case.  Seconded by Mr. Jensen, carried.  Mr. Latham was assigned by the chairman of the Board to review this file.

ARC-L6-3-03-5:

Motion was made by Mr. Latham to close this case.  Seconded by Mr. Reese.  Four carried, one apposed.

ARC-L4-3-03-6:

Motion was made by Mr. Latham to close this case.  Seconded by Ms. Servick-Frampton.  Four carried, one apposed.

ARC-P4-4-04-2:

Motion was made by Mr. Latham to have the chairman of the Board appoint a Board member to review this file and determine possible pursuit or closure of the case.  Seconded by Mr. Jensen, carried.  Mr. Latham was assigned by the chairman of the Board to review this file.

ARC-L2-2-04-6:

Motion was made by Mr. Latham to close this case.  Seconded by Mr. Jensen.  Four carried, one apposed.

ARC-L2-2-04-7:

Motion was made by Mr. Latham to write a cease and desist letter to the respondent, and cc letter to the prosecutor.  Seconded by Mr. Jensen, carried.

ARC-L2-2-04-8:

Motion was made by Mr. Latham to write a cease and desist letter to the respondent, and cc letter to the prosecutor.  Seconded by Mr. Jensen, carried.

ARC-L3-1-04-18:

Motion was made by Mr. Latham to close this case.  Seconded by Mr. Reese, carried.

ARC-B5-03-04-9:

Motion was made by Mr. Jensen to direct the Attorney General’s office to contact respondent and request the two contracts and other information to define relationship between developer, draftsman and architect.  Seconded by Mr. Latham, carried.

The Board reviewed two letters from candidates requesting assistance to obtain their IDP records from NCARB. 

Motion was made by Mr. Reese to have the Bureau request the first candidates IDP file from NCARB for the purpose of reviewing candidates experience.  The Bureau will notify the candidate of the Board’s intent.  Seconded by Ms. Servick-Frampton, carried.

The Board asked the Bureau to send a letter to the second candidate stating that a minimum of eight years of experience is required.  According to documentation, the candidate does not meet this requirement. 

The Board reviewed letters between the Board of Engineers and the cities of Boise and Lewiston.

The Board asked that copies of these letters be sent to Mr. Giltzow. 

The Board reviewed a request for clarification of scope of practice.  The Board asked the Bureau to forward this request to attorney, Roger Hales, for review and a written response.  The Board would like to review this letter before mailing.

The Board reviewed a request from a candidate who currently holds a UK license in good standing. 

Motion was made by Mr. Jensen that under current Idaho laws and rules the candidate could not be considered for licensure through endorsement.  It was noted that the candidate had started a process in California and, when that process is complete with licensure, the Board could then consider an application through endorsement from California.  Seconded by Ms. Servick-Frampton, carried.

Discussion was held on the annual report.  Copies of the final report were distributed for review.  Moved by Mr. Jensen that billing for work on the 2004 annual report be approved up to $350 and the printing of 2000 reports be approved at the cost of $1200.  Seconded by Mr. Latham. Carried.   Distribution will include 1540 to licensees, applicants in the IDP program, building officials, public works, NCARB, University of Idaho Architect faculty, the Governor’s office, and the Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors.  The Board asked that an appreciation letter to Melinda regarding the newsletter be added to the December agenda.

Ms. Jacobsen gave the financial report.  The Board has $50,336.14 in appropriation with a cash balance of $189,418.19.  The Board noted that they would like money budgeted for continuing education, legal fees and annual reports.  Ms. Jacobsen noted that Board may complete a request for added appropriation.  It was noted that the Board’s revenue is less than their expenditures.  The Board was advised to consider lowering their fee’s to lower their cash balance.  The Board decided not to lower their fees at this time. 

Ms. Jacobsen noted that the Deputy Bureau Chief, Budd Hetrick, is now handling some of the responsibilities of the Chief Investigator.  The Chief Investigator is now conducting duties in the field.

The Board asked that Emeritus status and the issue of responsible control be moved to the December agenda.

Board reviewed applications for licensure and examination.

Applicant ARC-CRR-9-20-04 was denied approval for examination on the basis that graduation was not from an accredited school, and experience did not meet with Architect rule 250.02.

The following applicants were approved for examination:

Kim Byong-Woo

Alan Godfrey

Zandra King

Chad Pollock

Elizabeth Cooper

Stephen Schles

The following applicants were approved for licensure:

James Brady

Rachel Zebrowski

Richard Hennings

Daniel Gates

Lymann Goff

Raffaele Castelli

John Kjos

Thomas Pene

David Sorenson

Bradford Fiske

William Zeck

Bing Hu

The Board asked that possible investigation of two licensees’ be added to the next agenda.

The next Board meeting was scheduled for December 09, 2004 at 9:00 A.M.

Meeting adjourned at 3:30 P.M.

 

 


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