Idaho State Board of Landscape Architects
Bureau of Occupational Licenses
1109 Main Street, Suite 220
Boise, Idaho 83702-5642
(208) 334-3233

Regular Board Meeting Minutes of January 30, 2002


ROLL CALL:              Gregg Sturtevant, Chair; Mary McGown; Dell Hatch


BUREAU STAFF:            Rayola Jacobsen, Bureau Chief; Budd Hetrick, Deputy Bureau Chief; John Kersey, Chief Investigator; Roger Hales, Administrative Attorney; Marilyn London, Secretary; Marcie McGinty, Continuing Education Secretary

ALSO PRESENT:            Bill Dial, ASLA Member

Gregg Sturtevant called the meeting to order at 9:30 a.m.

Mary McGown moved to approve the October 19, 2001 board meeting minutes.  Dell Hatch seconded, and the motion carried.


Rayola Jacobsen praised the Idaho ASLA Chapter for the landscape architecture legislative breakfast that was given on December 19, 2001 and how well organized and informative it was. 


John Kersey presented the investigative report that indicated three (3) complaints have been received and under investigation.


John Kersey presented a request from a landscape architect, whose license has been canceled for several years, to reinstate their license.  Roger Hales informed the Board they must have a letter or a completed application to review before a decision can be made.


The Board discussed the possibility of including unlicensed practice in the new law changes.  This will be discussed further at the next meeting.


Budd Hetrick presented the finance report indicating a balance of $22,461.54.  The Board discussed their concerns regarding their budget and expenses exceeding their revenue.  The Board discussed the possibility of raising the $125.00 cap in the law.  The Board also discussed increasing the annual renewal fee, which is $100.00.


Budd Hetrick presented the updated renewal form for the board to review.  Mary McGown would like to have a line for the licensee to include their e-mail address.  The Board would also like to have a separate page for licensees to comment on the law changes.


The Board decided to have the Bureau carry a proposed law change bill to the Governorís office for the 2003 legislative session.  Rayola Jacobsen requested that the Board have a completed draft copy of the proposed law to her at the July 19, 2002 meeting.

 The Board will schedule a workshop meeting for law change proposals at 9:00 a.m. March 15, 2002.  The Board will be inviting interested parties to this meeting.


The Board reviewed the Bureau/Board contract.  Dell Hatch moved to approve the contract and allow Gregg Sturtevant to sign on behalf of the Board.  Gregg Sturtevant seconded and the motion carried.


Marcie McGinty, continuing education secretary answered questions regarding the process of reviewing continuing education for those professions that require continuing education.  The Board is looking into including a continuing education requirement in their law.


The Board approved the following endorsement applications for licensure:

Stanley Jarnell

Richard Rogers

John Rowe II

Branon Bleggi

The Board adjourned at 12:30 p.m.

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