Bureau of Occupational Licenses
1109 Main Street, Suite 220
Boise, ID 83702-5642
D. Nels Reese
Steven C. Turney
Steve Olsen, Deputy Attorney General
Roger Hales, Administrative Attorney
Maria Brown, Technical Records Specialist
It was moved by Mr. Latham that the Board enter executive session to review an application which is exempt from public disclosure per Idaho Code 67-2345 (1) (d) and to discuss with legal counsel potential litigation (IC 67-2345(1)(f)). Seconded by Mr. Reese. Ayes were: Mr. Jensen, Ms. Servick, Mr. Turney, Mr. Reese, Mr. Rockwell, and Mr. Latham, motion carried.
It was moved by Mr. Jensen that the Board enter regular session. Seconded by Mr. Latham. Ayes were: Mr. Jensen, Ms. Servick, Mr. Turney, Mr. Reese, Mr. Rockwell, and Mr. Latham, motion carried.
It was moved by Mr. Jensen to deny the application through endorsement for Mr. Nathan Bambrough based on the application not meeting the endorsement equivalency qualification and to direct counsel to draft a letter with the Board’s decision. Seconded by Mr. Rockwell, motion carried.
Mr. Hales suggested to the Board that in the future they revamp the rules to be clearer on licensing requirements for applicants applying for licensure with experience in lieu of a college degree.
FORMAL DISCIPLINARY ACTION
Mr. Olsen presented the Board a Stipulation and Consent Order for case ARC-2008-3.
It was moved by Mr. Latham to accept the Consent Order for ARC-2008-2 and authorize the Board Chair to sign on behalf of the Board. Seconded by Mr. Jensen, motion carried.
discussed its current participation in PERSI. Ms. Cory discussed whether
the Board desired to continue with PERSI participation. Ms. Cory
explained participation in a defined contribution plan and a defined benefit
plan. She also reiterated that the Governor felt bad that a member of another
board had been penalized by the IRS due to their enrollment in PERSI. Of
the 28 boards served by the Bureau, nine are members of PERSI. To date,
six have voted to stop participation in PERSI and three are still considering
the issue. Mr. Rockwell stated that he had spoken with his accountant and
feels there is a risk he is not willing to take, and would like to opt out of
the PERSI program. Mr. Jensen stated that he is concerned about taking
PERSI away from the Board members, and that he spoke with a legislator who
agrees with him. He stated he is willing to take the risk, and feels it
is just one more benefit that may be taken from the Board. Mr. Jensen
wondered if the Governor had a sinister motive behind his request. Ms.
Cory assured the Board that the Governor appreciates all that board members do
to serve the citizens of the State of
The Board took a vote regarding if they should continue their PERSI participation.
Nels Reese – yes
Paul Jensen – yes
Peter Rockwell – no
Steve Turney – no
Nick Latham – yes
Shelley Servick – no
Mr. Latham stated that the Board chairs vote does not count; therefore the Board will continue participating in PERSI.
NEXT MEETING 9/18/2009
It was moved by Mr. Latham that the meeting adjourn at 3:20 PM MDT. Seconded by Mr. Reese, motion carried.