Minutes of April 14, 2006
††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Nicholas Latham, Board Member
††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† D. Nels Reese, Board Member
††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Paul Jensen, Board Member
††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Shelly Servick, Board Member
BUREAU PRESENT:†††† Rayola Jacobsen, Bureau Chief
†††Bill Schaefer, Deputy Bureau Chief
†††Roger Hales, Administrative Attorney
†††Sandee Hitesman, Administrative Assistant II
††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††Maria Brown, Technical Records Specialist I
Meeting called to order at 9:05 a.m. Mountain Standard time, by Chair Alan Giltzow.
Ms. Jacobsen, Bureau Chief, introduced Bill Schaefer, Deputy Bureau Chief, to the board.
The board reviewed the minutes from the February 3, 2006 board meeting.
Motion made by Mr. Cole to accept the minutes with amendments. Seconded by Mr. Reese, carried.
The board reviewed the minutes from the March 6, 2006 conference call.
Motion made by Mr. Cole to accept the minutes as written. Seconded by Ms. Servick, carried.
Mr. Jensen joined the meeting via conference call at 9:10 a.m.
Ms. Jacobsen, Bureau Chief, gave the legislative report.
Rule number 539 passed without any opposition.
Ms. Jacobsen informed the board that the Bureau has been given three additional areas of responsibility, The Naturopathic Medical Examiners board, the board of Physical Therapists, and the Athletic Commission.
Ms. Jacobsen gave the financial report the detailed report is on the web. The board has $182,995.35 in appropriation with a cash balance of $201,592.22. The board has done well holding down expenses this year.
Ms. Jacobsen gave the investigative report. Fiscal Year 2006: To date, three (3) complaints have been received. Of those, one (1) has been closed; one (1) remains under investigation; and one (1) awaits Board determination. Fiscal Year -2005: Eleven (11) complaints were received. Six (6) have been closed; two (2) remain under investigation; two (2) have been referred for legal review; and one (1) awaits Board determination. Fiscal Year -2004: Nineteen (19) complaints were received. Nine (9) were closed; eight (8) were referred for legal review; and two (2) remain under investigation.
Ms. Jacobsen presented case # ARC-L1A-2-2005-9 to the Board.
Motion made by Mr. Cole to accept IBOL recommendation to close case # ARC-L1A-2-2005-9 and send an advisory letter. Seconded by Mr. Jensen, carried.
Ms. Jacobsen presented an investigative report for case # ARC-L1A-2-2006-1.
Motion made by Mr. Latham to accept the IBOL recommendation to authorize a cease and desist letter and notification to the county prosecutor in the case of # ARC-L1A-2-2006-1. Seconded by Mr. Cole, carried.
Ms. Jacobsen informed the board of new staff that has joined the Bureau.
Board discussed the expense of holding conference calls. The board agrees to have several items to discuss before holding a conference call in the future.
Mr. Hales, Administrative Attorney, read a letter prepared by him, sent to the Attorney Generals office in regards to future cease and desist letters. He informed the Attorney Generals office of the new codes. The board asked that an invitation be sent to the Attorney Generals office asking for a representative to attend the September board meeting.
discussed the upcoming NCARB meeting in
Board reviewed WCARB dues. The board currently pays $4500.00 per year to WCARB. WCARB to implement a new due structure. Standard dues will be $3500.00 across the board for each state.
Jensen discussed the WCARB meeting.
Mr. Cole made a motion to require preparation of legislation to allow board jurisdiction over unlicensed practice. Seconded by Ms. Servick, carried.
discussed daycare requirements. Mr. Cole gave the board a packet of information
about daycare requirements. Mr. Cole was contacted by
Motion made by Mr. Cole to have Mr. Hales draft a letter requiring an Architect to design and stamp plans for a daycare facility. Seconded by Mr. Latham, carried.
Giltzow recommended to the board that when a licensed Architect in the State of
The board discussed anonymous complaints. Board would like for Bureau to accept anonymous complaints. Mr. Hales explained to the board that it is important for a complainant to leave their name so that the Bureau may effectively investigate the complaint.
board discussed the possibility of a full-time secretary. The board believes
that it could pay for a full-time secretary by increasing renewal fees. Mr.
Jensen explained that the board would like for a secretary to be involved in
creating a website for the board, traveling to conferences with the board, and
creating a monthly newsletter for the licensed Architects in the State of
discussed email from
Board discussed letter from licensee requesting additional time to complete continuing education in health, welfare, and safety.
Motion made by Mr. Latham to allow licensee 30 days to obtain 1 hour of continuing education credit in health, welfare, and safety. Seconded by Mr. Cole, carried.
Board discussed email sent by a licensee with a question regarding stamping and sealing of documents for a permit.
Motion made by Mr. Latham to have Mr. Hale respond to email advising requirements of stamping documents. Seconded by Mr. Cole, carried.
Board elected new officers. Mr. Latham nominated Mr. Jensen for the position of Chair of the board. Seconded by Ms. Servick, carried.
Mr. Cole nominated Ms. Servick for Vice Chairman of the board. Seconded by Mr. Latham, carried.
Motion made by Mr. Latham to break for lunch. Seconded by Mr. Cole, carried.
Meeting called back to order at 1:21 p.m. by Chairman of the board, Mr. Giltzow.
Next meeting date is scheduled for September 22, 2006 at 9:00 a.m.
Motion was made by Mr. Cole to adjourn. Seconded by Mr. Reese, carried.