IDAHO CONTRACTORS BOARD

Bureau of Occupational Licenses

700 West State Street, P.O. Box 83720

Boise, ID 83720-0063 

 

Conference Call Minutes of 8/9/2011

 

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT:  Steve Pinther - Chair

                                                    Anthony J. Hughes

                                                    Timothy R Timmins

                                                    John Robert Pilote

                                                    

BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT:    Pamela Prather

                                                  

BUREAU STAFF:                        Tana Cory, Bureau Chief

                                                   Dawn Hall, Administrative Support Manager

                                                   Lori Peel, Investigative Unit Manager

                                                   Maurie Ellsworth, Legal Counsel

                                                   Erin Anderson, Secretary

 

OTHERS PRESENT:                   Givens Construction, Inc.

                              

The meeting was called to order at 10:05 AM MDT by Steve Pinther.  Roll call was called by Ms. Anderson noting that Ms. Prather was absent.

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

A motion was made by Mr. Hughes to approve the minutes of the 6/14/11 and 7/12/11 meeting.  Seconded by Mr. Pilote, motion carried.

 

NEW BUSINESS

 

Ms. Hall asked the Board to amend the agenda to add Investigator Training Materials.  A motion to amend the agenda to add Investigator Training Materials was made by Mr. Pilote.  Seconded by Mr. Timmins, motion carried.

 

Ms. Hall presented the FY 2012 contract.  A motion was made by Mr. Timmins to approve the contract and allow the Chair to sign.  Seconded by Mr. Pilote, motion carried.  The contract will be mailed to the Chair for his signature.

 

 

 

 

DISCIPLINE

 

Mr. Ellsworth presented CON-2009-17 for the Board’s determination.  A motion was made by Mr. Timmins that the registration renewal rights be suspended for five years, $1000.00 fine, and costs and fees.  Motion was seconded for discussion by Mr. Pilote.  After discussion a motion was made by Mr. Timmins that the registration renewal rights be revoked, a $1000.00 fine, and costs and fees.  Motion also includes that the investigative unit has 45 days to obtain the balance of the costs and fees to be included in the final order.  Seconded by Mr. Pilote, motion carried.

 

INVESTIGATIVE

 

Ms. Peel presented a request to the Board to purchase a guideline reference tool for the investigators called Residential Construction Performance Guidelines issued by the National Association of Home Builders.  The cost to purchase 20 books would be $132.90.  A motion was made by Mr. Hughes to approve the purchase of the books.  Seconded by Mr. Pilote and Mr. Timmins, motion carried.

 

OLD BUSINESS

 

A motion was made by Mr. Pilote to elect Mr. Pinther to Chair. Seconded by Mr. Hughes, motion carried.

 

INSURANCE

 

At a previous meeting, the Board had requested the final number of registrants that were sent to investigations from the January insurance audit.  Ms. Anderson informed the Board that 18 cases had been submitted to investigations.  Nine were closed at the 6/14/11 meeting.  The breakdown of the submitted cases was: 12 no response, 3 partially complied, and 3 registrations were put out of business or canceled at the request of the registrant, which canceled the insurance audit.

 

The Board made an inquiry to the previous year’s registrations submitted to investigations.  Ms. Anderson noted that the count was much higher last year and the response was much better this year.  It was also noted that other Boards which had started an audit gained more compliance over time.

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

A motion was made by Mr. Pilote 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 registration application materials.  The motion was seconded by Mr. Timmins, motion carried.  Individual votes for this motion were: Mr. Pinther, aye; Mr. Pilote, aye; Mr. Hughes, aye; and Mr. Timmins, aye.

A motion was made by Mr. Timmins to go out of executive session.  Motion was seconded by Mr. Pilote, motion carried.  Individual votes for this motion were: Individual votes for this motion were: Mr. Pinther, aye; Mr. Pilote, aye; Mr. Hughes, aye; and Mr. Timmins, aye.

 

CORRESPONDENCE

 

Correspondence from Mr. Ron Reynoso of Reynoso Tile & Stone was reviewed.  Mr. Reynoso requested that his registration be shown current from 3/27/11 to present.   A motion to deny the request was made by Mr. Pilote.  Seconded by Mr. Hughes, motion carried.

 

Correspondence from Givens Construction, Inc. was reviewed.  They requested that their registration be shown current from 1/10/11 to present.  Sufficient evidence was provided to prove that the registrant had in effect an active and current liability insurance policy during the period for which information had not previously been received by the Board.  Mr. Timmins made a motion to approve this request and show the registrants registration as current and active as of 1/6/11.  Seconded by Mr. Hughes, motion carried.

 

The Board requested that the return renewal letter asking for proof of current insurance for reinstatement note that if registration cards are not received to contact the Bureau.

 

APPLICATIONS

 

A motion was made by Mr. Timmins to approve the following applications for registration.  Seconded by Mr. Pilote, motion carried.

 

RCT-32237   Daniel C. Clapp                  RCT-31989   Mike Watson

 

NEXT MEETING 9/28/11

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

A motion to adjourn at 11:10 AM MDT was made by Mr. Pilote, seconded by Mr. Hughes, motion carried.  Individual votes for this motion were: Mr. Pinther, aye; Mr. Pilote, aye; Mr. Hughes, aye; and Mr. Timmins, aye.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Steve Pinther, Chair                                       Anthony J. Hughes

 

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Timothy R Timmins                                       John Robert Pilote

 

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Tana Cory, Bureau Chief