IDAHO BOARD OF ARCHITECTURAL EXAMINERS

Bureau of Occupational Licenses

700 West State Street, P.O. Box 83720

Boise, ID 83720-0063 

 

Board Meeting Minutes of 4/27/2011

 

 

 

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT:   Steven C. Turney - Chair

                                                   Jay Wayne Cone

                                                   Garth J. Jensen

                                                   Peter Rockwell

                                                   Shelly Servick

                                                   Paul Jensen

 

 

BUREAU STAFF:                        Tana Cory, Bureau Chief

                                                  Dawn Hall, Administrative Support Manager

                                                  Lori Peel, Investigative Unit Manager

                                                  Karl Klein, Administrative Attorney

                                                  Eric Nelson, Prosecuting Attorney

                                                  Maria Brown, Technical Records Specialist

 

                             

The meeting was called to order at 8:30 AM MDT by Steve Turney.

 

 APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

The Board reviewed the 2/10/2011 minutes.

 

It was moved by Mr. Rockwell to approve the 2/10/2011 minutes as written. Seconded by Ms. Servick, motion carried. 

 

LEGISLATIVE REPORT

 

Ms. Cory gave the legislative report. The Bureau was given approval by the Legislature to hire one additional investigator. Ms. Cory stated that any proposed Law or Rule changes would need to be submitted by the third week in August.

 

FINANCIAL REPORT

 

Ms. Hall presented the financial report, which indicates a cash balance of $129,018.80 as of 3/31/2011.

 

The Board discussed the discrepancy between the renewal charge that licensees are currently paying and the renewal fee under Rule 200.02.

 

It was moved by Mr. P. Jensen to use the renewal fee of $75.00 per Rule 200.02. Seconded by Mr. Cone, motion carried.

 

 FORMAL DISCIPLINARY ACTION

 

Mr. Nelson presented the Board a Stipulation and Consent Order for case ARC-2010-16.

 

It was moved by Mr. Rockwell to accept the Consent Order for ARC-2010-16 and authorize the Board Chair to sign on behalf of the Board. Seconded by Mr. P. Jensen, motion carried.

 

The Board discussed its process when an Idaho licensee marks that they have received disciplinary action from another jurisdiction on their renewal form. The Board directed Ms. Peel to present each of these cases to the Board during its regular Board meeting. The Board will determine which cases should be forwarded to its prosecutor. 

 

Mr. Nelson presented the Board a Stipulation and Consent Order for case ARC-2010-17.

 

It was moved by Mr. P. Jensen to accept the Consent Order for ARC-2010-17 and authorize the Board Chair to sign on behalf of the Board. Seconded by Mr. Cone, motion carried.

 

Mr. Nelson presented the Board a Stipulation and Consent Order for case ARC-2011-1.

 

It was moved by Mr. Rockwell to accept the Consent Order for ARC-2011-1 and authorize the Board Chair to sign on behalf of the Board. Seconded by Ms. Servick, motion carried.

 

Mr. Nelson presented the Board a Stipulation and Consent Order for case ARC-2011-4.

 

It was moved by Mr. Rockwell to accept the Consent Order for ARC-2011-4 and authorize the Board Chair to sign on behalf of the Board. Seconded by Mr. G. Jensen, motion carried.

 

Mr. Nelson presented the Board a Stipulation and Consent Order for case ARC-2011-10.

 

It was moved by Ms. Servick to accept the Consent Order for ARC-2011-10 and authorize the Board Chair to sign on behalf of the Board. Seconded by Mr. Rockwell, motion carried.

 

Mr. Nelson presented a memorandum for case ARC-2010-2.

 

It was moved by Ms. Servick to accept the continuing education documents submitted and authorize closure for case ARC-2010-2. Seconded by Mr. G. Jensen, motion carried.

 

Mr. Nelson presented a memorandum for case ARC-2009-19.

 

Mr. Turney recused himself from discussion and voting on case ARC-2009-19.

 

It was moved by Mr. Rockwell to authorize closure with a warning letter for case ARC-2009-19.  Seconded by Mr. G. Jensen, motion carried.

 

Mr. Nelson presented a memorandum for case ARC-2007-7.

 

Ms. Servick recused herself from discussion and voting on case ARC-2007-7.

 

After review, the Board presented its recommendations.

 

INVESTIGATIVE REPORT

 

Ms. Peel presented the investigative report.

 

For Board Determination:

 

Case number I-ARC-2009-35: 

 

Following review, it was moved by Ms. Servick to accept the Bureau’s recommendation for closure. Seconded by Mr. Rockwell, motion carried.

 

Case number I-ARC-2011-14: 

 

Mr. Turney recused himself from discussion and voting on case ARC-2011-14.

 

Following review, it was moved by Mr. P. Jensen to accept the Bureau’s recommendation for closure. Seconded by Mr. Rockwell, motion carried.

 

The Board discussed the benefits of appointing a Board member as a cognizant member. The cognizant member would give direction to the Investigative Unit prior to a complaint going to a pro-reviewer and after a pro-review. The Board appointed Mr. Cone as its cognizant member.

 

TO DO LIST

 

The Board reviewed its to do list.

 

OLD BUSINESS

 

The Board reviewed the renewal form revision.

 

It was moved by Mr. Cone to approve the renewal form revision. Seconded by Mr. Rockwell, motion carried.

 

The Board discussed newsletter topics and formats. The Board directed Mr. Cone and Mr. Turney to work together on an electronic newsletter and to bring their work back to the Board for review during its next Board meeting.

 

NEW BUSINESS

 

The Board discussed the expense approval request. No action was taken.

 

The Board discussed revising the continuing education audit letter.

 

It was moved by Mr. P. Jensen to direct staff to revise the continuing education audit letter to include the acceptance of AIA, American Institute of Architects, transcripts, course completion certificates from NAAB, National Architectural Accrediting Board, and NCARB, National Council of Architectural Registration Boards. Seconded by Mr. Rockwell, motion carried.

 

Mr. Cone addressed the Board regarding local above code energy programs that may affect Idaho architects. The Board stated that the association is aware of this issue and that these are more design parameters that architects may have to work with, but they don’t take responsible control from the architect. No action was taken.

 

NCARB

 

The Board discussed the upcoming 2011 Annual NCARB Meeting.

 

It was moved by Mr. Rockwell to send the entire Board and its specialist, Ms. Brown, to the 2011 Annual NCARB Meeting and to pay the registration cost and travel expenses. Seconded by Mr. Cone, motion carried.

 

Mr. Klein addressed the open meeting law with the Board and suggested that it meet by conference call prior to attending the NCARB meeting. The Board can then appoint one member to vote on NCARB’s resolutions based on the Board’s recommendations during the conference call.

 

The Board reviewed NCARB’s Fast Facts. No action was taken.

 

NEW BUSINESS

 

ELECTION OF BOARD CHAIRMAN AND VICE CHAIRMAN

 

It was moved by Mr. Turney to appoint Mr. Rockwell as the Board’s Chairman and Mr. Cone as Vice Chairman. Seconded by Mr. P. Jensen, motion carried.

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

A motion was made by Mr. Turney that the Board go into executive session under Idaho Code § 67-2345(1) (d) to consider records that are exempt from disclosure under the Idaho Public Records Law. The purpose of the executive session was to consider license application materials. Seconded by Mr. G. Jensen. The vote was: Ms. Servick, aye; Mr. Cone, aye; Mr. Turney, aye; Mr. G. Jensen, aye; Mr. P. Jensen, aye; and Mr. Rockwell, aye. Motion carried.

 

It was moved by Mr. Turney that the Board enter regular session. Seconded by Ms. Servick. The vote was: Ms. Servick, aye; Mr. Cone, aye; Mr. Turney, aye; Mr. G. Jensen, aye; Mr. P. Jensen, aye; and Mr. Rockwell, aye. Motion carried.

 

APPLICATIONS

 

It was moved by Mr. P. Jensen to approve the following applicants for licensure:  

                    RUSSELL THOMAS PAUL                     AR-985035

                    TWEDELL WAYNE CLINTON                AR-985367

                    KOLBERG STEVEN J                           AR-985370

                    WEBB BUDDY DARRELL                      AR-985371

                    HANSON CHERYL ANN                        AR-985378

 

Seconded by Mr. Rockwell, motion carried.

 

It was moved by Mr. P. Jensen to approve the following applicants for examination: 

 

                    EVERSON DAVID N                              AR

                    ROTH BRIAN JOSEPH                          AR

                    HOLLIS DANIEL PETER                        AR

                    WOHLSCHLAGER SCOTT ALLEN         AR

                    FURNISS ERIC D                                  AR

                    SPRENGLER JENNIFER ANN               AR

                    ROWLAND JOHN F                              AR

                    ALLEN CHARLES NATHAN                   AR

Seconded by Mr. Rockwell, motion carried.

 

NEXT MEETING

 

The Board scheduled a conference call on June 15, 2011 at 1:00pm MDT to discuss the NCARB resolutions.

 

The next Board meeting is scheduled for July 6, 2011.

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

It was moved by Mr. Turney that the meeting adjourn at 3:36 PM MDT. Seconded by Mr. G. Jensen, motion carried.