IDAHO BOARD OF LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTS

Bureau of Occupational Licenses

1109 Main Street, Suite 220

Boise, ID 83702-5642 

 

Board Meeting Minutes of 7/30/2008

 

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT:  William J. Dial - Chair

                                                             William (Fred) A. Ogram, IV

                                                             James A. Thomas

 

BUREAU STAFF:                           Tana Cory, Bureau Chief

                                                            Budd Hetrick, Deputy Bureau Chief

                                                            James Stoll, Administrative Attorney

                                                            Marcie McGinty, Appeals Hearings Technician

                                                            Mark  Cerchione, Investigator

                                                            Cindy Rowland, Investigator

                                                            Janice Wiedrick, Technical Records Specialist

 

Meeting was called to order at 1:30 PM MDT by William J. Dial.

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

Mr. Ogram moved to approve the minutes of April 23, 2008, and June 3, 2008, as read.  Mr. Thomas seconded, and it carried.

 

FINANCIAL REPORT

 

Mr. Hetrick presented the financial report showing a positive balance of $7,025.76.

 

CONTRACT

 

Mr. Hetrick presented the contract for 2009 between the Board and the Bureau.  Discussion followed on changes for this year’s budget. 

 

Mr. Ogram moved to approve the contract and have Chairman Dial sign on behalf of the Board.  Mr. Thomas seconded, and it carried.

 

INVESTIGATIVE REPORT

 

I-LAR-2005-1

 

Mr. Thomas moved to accept the recommendation of the Bureau and close the file.  Mr. Ogram seconded, and it carried.

 

I-LAR-2005-3

 

Mr. Ogram moved to accept the recommendation of the Bureau and close the file.  Mr. Thomas seconded, and it carried.

 

I-LAR-2008-1

 

Mr. Thomas moved to authorize closure of the file.  Mr. Ogram seconded, motion carried.

 

OLD BUSINESS

 

Discussion was held on plan stamping and a possible rule change to clarify stamping.

 

Discussion was held on the Certificates of Appreciation for all past Board members.  A draft copy was presented and changes made.  The paper is to be chosen at a later date.      

 

NEW BUSINESS

 

Car Rental

 

Mr. Thomas moved to approve car rental fees for all of 2008 and 2009 fiscal years for Board members. Mr. Dial seconded, and it carried.

 

The election of chairman was tabled until the January 2009 meeting.

 

CLARB Convention

 

Mr. Ogram moved to have Bill Dial attend the CLARB meeting in San Diego, California, on September 4-6, 2008, with reasonable expenses being paid by the Board.  Mr. Thomas seconded, and it carried. 

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

Mr. Ogram moved to go into executive session for review of applications per Idaho Code 67-2345 (1) (d).  Mr. Thomas seconded.  Ayes votes:  Mr. Thomas, Mr. Ogram, and Mr. Dial.  Nay votes: None.  Motion carried.

 

Mr. Thomas moved to come out of executive session.  Mr. Ogram seconded. Ayes votes:  Mr. Thomas, Mr. Ogram, and Mr. Dial.  Nay votes: None.  Motion carried.

 

APPLICATIONS    

 

Mr. Thomas moved to approve the following applications for licensure: 

                       

                        Heath Kusak        LA-16667

                        Scott Lebsack      LA-16668

 

and issue a Landscape Architect-in-Training to Julie Riddle,  LAI-16669.  Mr. Ogram seconded, and it carried.

 

NEXT MEETING

 

The next scheduled meeting will be a conference call on October 10, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. Mountain Daylight Time.

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

Mr. Ogram moved to adjourn the meeting at 3:10 p.m.  Mr. Thomas seconded, and it carried.