IDAHO BOARD OF REGISTRATION FOR PROFESSIONAL GEOLOGISTS

Bureau of Occupational Licenses

700 West State Street, P.O. Box 83720

Boise, ID 83720-0063 

 

Board Meeting Minutes of 9/24/2010

 

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT:  John Monks - Chair

                                                             Andrew Mork

                                                             James Spalding

                                                             Paul K. Link, Ph.D.

                                                             Dale Osterman                                                        

 

BUREAU STAFF:                           Dawn Hall, Administrative Support Manager

                                                            Marcie McGinty, Appeals Hearing Technician

                                                            Karl Klein, Administrative Attorney

                                                            Deborah Sexton, Technical Records Spec. II

                                   

The meeting was called to order at 1:05 PM MDT by John Monks.

 

 APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

The Board reviewed the 10/16/2009, 12/8/2009, 1/14/2010, 1/19/2010, 4/29/2010, and 8/10/2010 minutes.  Mr. Mork moved to approve the minutes as written.  Seconded by Dr. Link, motion carried.

 

LEGISLATIVE REPORT

 

Ms. Hall presented the legislative update to the members of the Board. 

 

FINANCIAL REPORT

 

Ms. Hall presented the financial report to members of the Board, which showed a cash balance of $26,511.08 with revenues of $7,780.00 and expenditures of $8,222.46 as of 8/31/2010.

 

The Board discussed a possible fee increase.   

 

CONTRACT

 

Ms. Hall reviewed the annual contract with members of the Board.  Mr. Spalding moved to approve the contract and have the Chairman sign on behalf of the Board.  Seconded by Dr. Link, motion carried.

 

INVESTIGATIVE REPORT

 

Ms. McGinty presented the investigative report to the members of the Board.

 

OLD BUSINESS

 

Newsletter

 

The Board discussed sending out an annual newsletter.  Mr. Osterman will draft some articles starting January 2011.

 

Records

The Board discussed destroying old records that have been scanned.  Mr. Osterman moved to continue storing the records.  Seconded by Mr. Spalding, motion carried.

           

NEW BUSINESS

 

The Board discussed exam maps that are no longer used.  Mr. Spalding moved to donate the maps to Idaho State University.  Seconded by Mr. Osterman, motion carried.

 

Board Appointments

 

Mr. Monks was reappointed to the Board for another term.

 

Election of Officers

 

Mr. Spalding moved to appoint Mr. Mork as Chairman of the Board and Mr. Osterman as Vice-Chair.  Seconded by Dr. Link, motion carried.

 

Board Business File

 

Mr. Spalding moved to maintain membership with ASBOG (Association of State Boards of Geology) and pay the annual dues.   Seconded by Mr. Mork, motion carried.

 

Mr. Mork moved to take a 10 minute recess.  Seconded by Mr. Osterman, motion carried.

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

A motion was made by Mr. Spalding 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. Mork, motion carried. Individual vote for this motion was: Mr. Monks, aye; Dr. Link, aye; Mr. Osterman, aye; Mr. Mork; aye; and Mr. Spalding, aye.   

 

Mr. Spalding moved to enter into regular session.  Seconded by Mr. Mork, motion carried. Individual vote for this motion was: Mr. Monks, aye; Dr. Link, aye; Mr. Osterman, aye; Mr. Mork; aye; and Mr. Spalding, aye.   

 

Mr. Spalding moved to approve Merideth D’Andrea and Martin Steinpress for mutual recognition as a registered professional geologist in Idaho based upon meeting all the requirements.  Seconded by Mr. Mork, motion carried.

 

NEXT MEETING

 

The Board scheduled a conference call for January 11, 2011 at 9:00 AM.

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

Mr. Osterman moved to adjourn the meeting at 3:15 PM.  Seconded by Mr. Mork, motion carried.

 

 

 

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Andrew Mork, Chair                                        John Monks

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James Spalding                                                 Paul K. Link, Ph.D.

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Dale Osterman                                                 Tana Cory, Bureau Chief