Idaho State Board of Landscape Architects
Meeting Minutes of October 17, 2003
ROLL CALL: Present - Bill Dial, Chair
ALSO PRESENT: Rayola Jacobsen, Bureau Chief
Budd Hetrick, Deputy Bureau Chief
Roger Hales, Administrative Attorney
The meeting was called to order at 8:35
a.m. by Bill Dial, Acting Chair. Roll
call was taken. Mr. Griswold was
welcomed as the new board member replacing Dell Hatch.
Mr. Griswold attended the meeting by telephone, as his appointment was
too recent to make travel arrangements. David
Koga was also in attendance.
ELECTION OF BOARD CHAIR
Ms. McGown nominated Bill Dial as board
chair. Seconded by Mr. Griswold,
Moved by Ms. McGown that minutes of July
31, 2003 be approved as submitted. Seconded
by Mr. Griswold, carried.
Discussion was held on the standardization
of the seal used by licensed landscape architects.
Mr. Griswold will contact Mr. Hatch to get an electronic copy of the seal
approved at the last meeting of the Board.
Continuing education was discussed.
Mr. Dial reported that he attended the CLARB meeting and gathered
information on continuing education nationwide.
He felt that requirements set by Idaho should be standardized through
CLARB so that the continuing education will also work for landscape architects
licensed in other states. It was
decided that the Board would study the issue and gain some input from the
Association and from the licensees.
Landscape Architect in Training (LAIT)
rules were discussed. Discussion
was held on ways to monitor the LAITís and whether a fee can be charged to
maintain the files of the LAIT. This
topic will be further discussed at the next meeting of the Board.
Ms. Jacobsen gave the legislative report.
She stated that the Bureau was working on six pieces of legislation this
next session. The rules that are
being submitted should be finalized by the third week of the session.
Mr. Dial asked if it would be beneficial to have a board member available
to testify when the rules are before the committees.
Ms. Jacobsen said that it would be a benefit.
Ms. Jacobsen presented the contract for
services between the Bureau and the Board.
Discussion was held on the changes from last year.
Moved by Ms. MsGown to approve the contract and authorize the Chair to
execute it on behalf of the Board. Seconded
by Mr. Griswold. Carried.
Mr. Hetrick gave the financial report and
the Boardís financial status was discussed. It was noted that the Boards cash
balance was on a downward trend and the Board may need to consider raising fees
in the future.
Mr. Hetrick presented the investigative
report. There have been no
complaints this fiscal year and one complaint is still under investigation from
Discussion was held on the dues charged for
CLARB membership. It was noted that
the required dues equal out to about $24 per licensee.
Discussion was held on comments received
regarding the proposed rules that were published this month.
Jim Thomas expressed concerns on ASLA Code of Professional Ethics being
adopted under the rules of professional responsibility in the pending rules.
Discussion was held and both the ASLA Code of Professional Ethics and the
CLARB Model Rules of Professional Conduct were reviewed.
Moved by Ms. McGown that the proposed rule be modified to replace ASLA
Code of Professional Ethics with CLARB Model Rules of Professional Conduct with the exclusion of b, c, and d in the seal portion of the
document and replace all references to registered landscape architects with
licensed landscape architect in the pending rules to accommodate public comment.
Seconded by Mr. Griswold, carried.
Mr. Dial gave a report on his attendance at
the annual meeting in Salt Lake City in September 2003.
He stated that the LARE would again be offered in August 2004.
There will be no testing available in June for sections A, B. and D, as
they will be offered in August. Ms.
McGown stated that CLARB should be contacted in regards to annual dues and
questioned about the benefits of membership, cost per capita, and if a large
state is charged the same as a small state.
The Board reviewed application files.
Andrew Rasmussen was approved for licensure.
The Board signed wall certificates and
Moved by Mr. Griswold that the meeting
adjourn at 12:15 p.m. Seconded by
Ms. McGown, carried.
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