IDAHO BOARD OF LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTS

Bureau of Occupational Licenses

1109 Main Street, Suite 220

Boise, ID 83702-5642 

 

Board Meeting Minutes of 1/13/2010

 

 

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT:  James A. Thomas - Chair

                                                             William J. Dial

                                                             William A. Ogram, IV

 

BUREAU STAFF:                           Tana Cory, Bureau Chief

                                                            Dawn Hall, Administrative Support Manager

                                                            Karl Klein, Administrative Attorney

                                                            Janice Wiedrick, Technical Record Specialist

 

OTHERS PRESENT:                     Jon Breckon, President, American Society of Landscape Architects

                                   

The meeting was called to order at 11:00 AM MST by James A. Thomas.

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

Mr. Dial moved to approve the minutes of October 10, 2009.  Mr. Ogram seconded the motion, and it carried.

 

LEGISLATIVE REPORT

 

Ms. Cory reported that the Bureau has posted the proposed rules on the Board website.  The proposed rules include:

1.      Updating the Board’s website address.

2.      Changing the references for applicants to two landscape architects and two related professionals.

3.      Updating the Rules of Professional Responsibility.

 

FINANCIALREPORT

 

Ms. Hall presented the financial report showing a positive balance of $14,399.79 as of 12-31-09.

 

The Board members requested a comparison report and a graph for revenue and expenses for the last four years.  The percentage of increase/decrease is to be included in the report.

 

OLD BUSINESS

 

A discussion was held on the Frequently Asked Questions that were to be put on the website.  A draft paragraph including links to two letters was reviewed.

 

Mr. Ogram moved to approve the revision of the FAQ page to place on the website after Chairman Thomas and Mr. Klein choose the letters to use.  Mr. Dial seconded the motion, and it carried.

 

NEW BUSINESS

 

CLARB SPRING MEETING

 

The Spring Meeting is rescheduled for February 26-27, 2010 in Dallas, TX.  Due to budgets, the Board will not send a representative to the Spring Meeting.

 

CLARB CONFERENCE CALL

 

A conference call is to be held in February prior to the Spring Meeting.  Mr. Ogram is to represent the Board on the conference call. Mr. Dial is the back-up person if he is unable to attend.

 

CLARB SURVEY

 

A survey from CLARB was received on December 16th and the response was to be sent back by December 18th.  The survey was not completed by the Board because the deadline had passed and the survey was closed.  The Board members state that they hoped for more time to complete surveys in the future as a Board meeting is necessary.

 

CLARB DUES

 

Mr. Dial moved to approve the payment of the CLARB fees of $4,875.  Mr. Ogram seconded the motion, and it carried.

 

APPLICATIONS

 

Mr. Ogram moved to approve David Sacamano and Jaime Tucker Snyder for licensure.  Mr. Dial seconded the motion, and it carried.

 

The Board members directed the Bureau to send a letter regarding the use of an outdated and incorrect seal to a reference for one of the applicants reviewed.

 

NEXT MEETING

 

The next meeting is on April 14, 2010 at 11:00 a.m.

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

Mr. Ogram moved to adjourn the meeting at 1:10 p.m.  Mr. Dial seconded the motion, and it carried.

 

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James A. Thomas, Chair                                   William J. Dial

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William A. Ogram, IV                                       Tana Cory, Bureau Chief