Landscape Architect Board Meeting
Bureau of Occupational Licenses
1109 Main Street, Suite 220
Boise, Idaho 83702-5642

(208) 334-3233

Minutes of August 2, 2006 

CONFERENCE CALL

 

 

Roll Call:         Bill Dial - Chair

                       Stan Griswold, Board Member

                       Jim Thomas, Board Member

                       

 

 

Bureau Present:           Rayola Jacobsen, Bureau Chief

                                   Maria Brown, Technical Records Specialist I

 

 

The meeting was called to order at 9:02 a.m. by Chair, Bill Dial.

 

Roll call was taken.

Mr. Dial, board chair welcomed new board member Jim Thomas.

The board reviewed the minutes from the April 21, 2006 board meeting.

Motion was made by Mr. Thomas to accept the minutes with amendments. Seconded by Mr. Griswold, carried.

Ms. Jacobsen, Bureau Chief, gave the financial report. Detailed report is on the web. The board has as of 8/2/2006, -$723.89 in appropriation with a cash balance of $2,138.86. A discussion regarding the Bureauís reserve fund held.

A motion was made by Mr. Thomas to accept the Financial Report. Seconded by Mr. Griswold, carried. 

The board reviewed the contract between the State Board of Landscape Architects and the Bureau of Occupational Licenses.   

A motion was made by Mr. Griswold to accept the contract between the State Board of Landscape Architects and the Bureau of Occupational Licenses. Seconded by Mr. Thomas, carried.

A motion was made by Mr. Griswold to allow Chairman, Bill Dial to sign on behalf of the board. Seconded by Mr. Thomas, carried.

Ms. Jacobsen gave the investigative report. FY2007: To date, no complaints have been received. FY2006: Two (2) complaints were received. Both of those remain under investigation. FY2005:  Four (4) complaints were received. Of those, one (1) has been closed; and three (3) remain under investigation. Of the 5 complaints under investigation, 3 allege unlicensed practice, 1 addresses a competency issue, and 1 alleges unauthorized use of plans.

A motion was made by Mr. Thomas to approve the investigative report. Seconded by Mr. Griswold, carried.

A motion was made by Mr. Griswold to instruct the Bureau to draft a rule change to reflect a renewal fee of $150. Seconded by Mr. Thomas, carried.

The Board discussed sending one board member to the Annual CLARB Meeting.

 

A motion was made by Mr. Griswold to send Mr. Dial to the Annual CLARB Meeting in San Antonio, Texas. Seconded by Mr. Thomas, carried.

 

The Board discussed a letter from licensee requesting additional scope of practice letters.

 

A motion was made by Mr. Griswold to authorize the Bureau to send a standard letter to various cities outlining the scope of practice for a licensed Landscape Architect in the State of Idaho. The Board would like the individual requesting the letters to advise the board on the responses to the letter. Seconded by Mr. Thomas, carried.

 

The Board requested that the board secretary draft and email CLARB Nominations and Resolutions Report to CLARB and all board members.

 

The Board discussed the importance of attending meetings in this region. Idaho is the only board in this region attending meetings.

  

Mr. Dial discussed the CLARB grading session with the board.

 

The Board discussed upcoming annual CLARB meeting resolutions and restructuring.

A motion was made by Mr. Griswold to adjourn at 10:50 a.m. Seconded by Mr. Thomas, carried.