LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT BOARD MEETING

October 28, 2005

BOISE, IDAHO

 

ROLL CALL:             Bill Dial, Chair

                                    Mary McGown

            Stan Griswold

 

ALSO PRESENT:       Rayola Jacobsen, Bureau Chief

Budd Hetrick, Deputy Bureau Chief

                                    Cherie Simpson, Management Assistant

                                    Maria Brown, Technical Records Specialist

 

The meeting was called to order by Bill Dial, Chair, at 9:00 a.m.  Roll call was taken. 

 

Minutes of the July 29, 2005 meeting were reviewed.  Moved by Ms. McGown to approve the minutes as corrected.  Seconded by Mr. Griswold, carried.

 

Mr. Hetrick reported that the proposed legislation has been approved by the Governors office, Division of Financial Management and Legislative Services Office.  At this time we are just waiting for the legislature to convene.

 

Mr. Hetrick updated the Board on the web site.  The address is now www.ibol.idaho.gov and it is no longer a secure site except for those areas that need to be.

 

Financial Report – The cash balance is showing a deficit but this is a situation that we were aware of.  We will watch the finances this next year and look at options.

 

Investigative Report – 2006, no complaints; 2005, four complaints received ( three remain under investigation and one awaits board determination).  LAR-P1A-1-2005-4.  Moved by Mr. Griswold to approve recommendations by the Bureau, Seconded by Ms. McGown.

 

Mr. Griswold gave a report from his attendance at the CLARB meeting.  He attended orientation that he felt was very helpful to him.  Resolution 1 failed due to dissention or lack of approval by members.  Board discussed ways to help small boards with payment of dues.  Scholarship method is being looked into.  Greg Sturdevant was elected as the new President of CLARB at the September, 2005 meeting.  CLARB’s webcast went over pretty well and they anticipate more use in the future.  CLARB would like to know Idaho’s position in examination issues.  ASLA and CLARB have met regarding continuing education issues.  Region V is open to funding trips for Boards that have budget constraints within their region.  California had asked about the possibility of bilingual LARE examinations.  Resolution 1 will need to be followed up on as it will probably be presented at upcoming meetings.

 

Ms. Jacobsen explained the status on contractors registration.  Members of the Board were given brochures for distribution from their places of business.  Discussion was held on Montana Board issues.  It was reported that at this time the Board is still together.  A review of minutes from the Montana website reveals that they are looking at options.  They are not members of CLARB at this time and cannot administer the LARE.

 

Mr. Griswold reported that the University of Idaho reestablished the College of Arts and Architecture.

 

Mr. Schaeffer met with the Board regarding the posting of the approved LAR seal in an AutoCad format that can be downloaded.  Discussion on DXF version versus AutoCad version.

 

The Board asked that the Reference forms be edited to include current license number and state licensed in.

 

Meeting adjourned at 11:35 a.m.  Motion by Ms. McGown, seconded by Mr. Griswold, carried.