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 7/6/2011

 

 

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT:   Peter Rockwell - Chair

                                                   Jay Wayne Cone

                                                   Garth J. Jensen

                                                   Steven C. Turney

                                                   Shelly Servick

                                                   

 

BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT:     Paul Jensen

                                                 

 

BUREAU STAFF:                        Tana Cory, Bureau Chief

                                                  Dawn Hall, Administrative Support Manager

                                                  Lori Peel, Investigative Unit Manager

                                                  Maurie Ellsworth, Legal Counsel

                                                  Eric Nelson, Prosecuting Attorney

                                                  Maria Brown, Technical Records Specialist

 

                             

The meeting was called to order at 8:32 AM MDT by Peter Rockwell.

 

Ms. Cory asked the Board to amend the agenda to include the proposed rule change to Rule 004. This was left off the original agenda because the draft rule was completed late yesterday afternoon.

 

It was moved by Mr. Turney to amend the agenda to include the proposed rule change to Rule 004, Incorporated By Reference. Per Idaho Code 67-2343 (4) (c), this was left off the original agenda because the draft rule was completed late yesterday afternoon. Seconded by Mr. Cone, motion carried.

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

The Board reviewed the 4/27/2011 and 6/15/2011 minutes.

 

It was moved by Mr. Turney to approve the 4/27/2011 and 6/15/2011 minutes with amendments. Seconded by Mr. G. Jensen, motion carried.

 

LEGISLATIVE REPORT

 

Ms. Cory gave the legislative report. The Board was reminded that any proposed Law or Rule changes would need to be submitted in August.

 

Ms. Cory introduced the Board to the Bureau’s new attorney, Mr. Maurie Ellsworth. The Board welcomed Mr. Ellsworth.

 

FINANCIAL REPORT

 

Ms. Hall presented the financial report, which indicates a cash balance of $117,749.75 as of 5/31/2011.

 

FORMAL DISCIPLINARY ACTION

 

Mr. Nelson presented a memorandum for case ARC-2011-11.

 

It was moved by Mr. Turney to authorize closure with a warning letter for case ARC-2011-11.  Seconded by Mr. G. Jensen, motion carried.

 

Mr. Nelson presented a memorandum for case ARC-2011-12.

 

Mr. Turney recused himself from discussion and voting on case ARC-2011-12.

 

It was moved by Ms. Servick to authorize closure with a warning letter for case ARC-2011-12.  Seconded by Mr. Cone, motion carried.

 

It was moved by Ms. Servick to open a case file for the architect who aided and abetted the respondent in case ARC-2011-12 and close it with a warning letter.  Seconded by Mr. G. Jensen, motion carried.

 

Mr. Nelson presented a memorandum for cases ARC-2010-18 and ARC-2010-19.

 

Mr. Turney recused himself from discussion and voting on cases ARC-2010-18 and ARC-2010-19.

 

After review, the Board presented its recommendations.

 

Mr. Nelson presented the Board a Stipulation and Consent Order for case ARC-2007-7.

 

It was moved by Mr. Turney to accept the Consent Order for ARC-2007-7 and authorize the Board Chair to sign on behalf of the Board. Seconded by Mr. Cone, motion carried.

 

INVESTIGATIVE REPORT

 

Ms. Peel presented the investigative report.

 

Ms. Peel presented a memorandum for cases I-ARC-2011-16, I-ARC-2011-18, and I-ARC-2011-20.

 

It was moved by Mr. Turney to authorize closure with a warning letter for case I-ARC-2011-16.  Seconded by Mr. G. Jensen, motion carried.

 

It was moved by Mr. Turney to authorize closure with a warning letter for case I-ARC-2011-18.  Seconded by Ms. Servick, motion carried.

 

It was moved by Mr. Turney to authorize closure with a warning letter for case I-ARC-2011-20.  Seconded by Mr. Cone, motion carried.

 

Ms. Peel presented a Notice of Violation and Settlement Order for case ARC-2011-14.

 

It was moved by Mr. Turney to approve the Notice of Violation and Settlement Order for case ARC-2011-14.  Seconded by Ms. Servick, motion carried.

 

Ms. Peel addressed the Board regarding an e-mail sent by Board member Paul Jensen. Without giving specifics in the e-mail, Ms. Peel advised the Board that a complaint should be filed. She informed the Board that when a complaint is filed, the respondent is not told who filed the complaint. The Board agreed that Mr. P. Jensen should file a complaint.

 

TO DO LIST

 

The Board reviewed its to do list.

 

OLD BUSINESS

 

Mr. Cone presented the Board with a newsletter draft. The Board gave its recommendations on the newsletter layout and content. The following articles were assigned to Board members and staff:

 

Mr. Steve Turney – IDP Changes and updates, Plan stamping, Responsible control.

Ms. Shelly Servick – The process of filing a complaint

Mr. Pete Rockwell - Message from the Chair

Mr. Garth Jensen - "For Students Only" - Licensing process, establishing an NCARB record, accredited schools

Ms. Maria Brown – Proofreading, creation of sidebar items, contact us, links, and staff listing.  Also, provide support for Board with NCARB information, contacts, and the "Disciplinary Action" section.

Ms. Dawn Hall - When ready, proofread and refine.

Mr. Jay Cone - "NCARB and the State and You" - Relationship of the entities and how it all works in general.  

 

The Board members are to e-mail their articles to the Board’s secretary by July 30, 2011. The Board’s secretary will then forward the articles to Mr. Cone. Mr. Cone is to forward a draft of the newsletter to the Board secretary so that she can forward a copy to the Board for review. The Board will be addressing the newsletter during its conference call scheduled on August 10, 2011 at 1:00 pm.

 

Once completed, the newsletter will be mass e-mailed to Idaho licensees.

 

NEW BUSINESS

 

NCARB

 

The Board reviewed NCARB’s News Clips. No action was taken.

 

CORRESPONDENCE

 

The Board reviewed a letter from Mr. Michael E. Kelly.

 

The Board directed counsel to respond to Mr. Kelly’s letter outlining the law and advising him the Board’s attorney may only provide legal advice to the Board, he does not provide legal advice to licensees or the public.

 

PROPOSED RULE CHANGES

 

The Board reviewed the proposed rule change to Rule 004, Incorporated By Reference regarding the 2011-2012 NCARB Handbook for Interns and Architects dated July 2011 and the NCARB Rules of Conduct dated July 2011.

 

It was moved by Mr. Turney to approve the proposed changes to Rule 004, Incorporated By Reference and to submit it to the Legislature. Seconded by Mr. G. Jensen, motion carried.

 

NEXT MEETING

 

The next Board meeting is scheduled for September 7, 2011.

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

A motion was made by Ms. Servick 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. Turney. The vote was: Ms. Servick, aye; Mr. Cone, aye; Mr. Turney, aye; Mr. G. Jensen, aye; and Mr. Rockwell, aye. Motion carried.

 

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

 

APPLICATIONS

 

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

 

                    PLOUZEK JERED             AR- 985397

GROOMS KENNETH C     AR- 985401

 

 

Seconded by Mr. Cone, motion carried.

 

It was moved by Turney to approve the following applicants for examination: 

 

                    MILLER MACY                  AR

SEVERE LINDEN KENT    AR

 

 

Seconded by Mr. G. Jensen, motion carried.

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

It was moved by Mr. Turney that the meeting adjourn at 12:51 PM MDT. Seconded by Mr. Cone, motion carried.