IDAHO LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS SAFETY BOARD
Bureau of Occupational Licenses
1109 Main Street, Suite 220
Boise, ID 83702-5642
Conference Call Minutes of 4/30/2008
BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT: Gary Van Hees, Chair
Mike Warner, Board Member
Kevin Keller, Board Member
BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT: Shane Walker, Board Member
Jake Lehman, Board Member
BUREAU STAFF: Tana Cory, Bureau Chief
Roger Hales, Administrative Attorney
Dave Hotchkiss, Appeals Hearing Technician
Mary Miles, Technical Records Specialist I
OTHERS PRESENT: Lori Vawdrey, American Propane Exchange
Meeting was called to order at 9:00 AM MST by Gary Van Hees, Board Chair.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Motion made by Mr. Keller to approve the November 15, 2007 and February 13, 2008 minutes. Seconded by Mr. Warner, motion carried.
Ms. Cory presented the legislative report. The LPG rules were approved and went into effect April 2, 2008.
Ms. Cory presented the financial report which indicates a balance of ($74,559.04). The negative balance is due to the investigative expenses incurred with a new program.
The web link for the public to review the financial report is: https://secure.ibol.idaho.gov/eibolpublic/tmpfinbudget.aspx?Bureau=lpg
FY2008: 27 complaints have been received to date, eight have been closed by board action, 17 remain under investigation; and two await Board determination.
FY2007: 46 complaints were received. Of those, 31 were closed subsequent to Board determination; five (5) have been referred for legal review; three remain under investigation; and seven (7) await Board determination.
FOR BOARD DETERMINATION
I-LPG-2007-3: Motion made by Mr. Warner to close the case. Seconded by Mr. Keller, motion carried.
I-LPG-2007-4: Motion made by Mr. Warner to close the case. Seconded by Mr. Keller, motion carried.
I-LPG-2007-8: Motion made by Mr. Keller to close the case. Seconded by Mr. Warner, motion carried.
I-LPG-2007-14: Motion made by Mr. Keller to close the case. Seconded by Mr. Warner, motion carried.
I-LPG-2007-15: Motion made by Mr. Keller to close the case. Seconded by Mr. Warner, motion carried.
I-LPG-2007-16: Motion made by Mr. Warner to close the case. Seconded by Mr. Keller, motion carried.
I-LPG-2007-28: Motion made by Mr. Warner to close the case. Seconded by Mr. Keller, motion carried.
I-LPG-2008-13: Motion made by Mr. Keller to close the case. Seconded by Mr. Warner, motion carried.
Mr. Hales presented an update regarding Spot Propane to the Board.
The 2004 NFPA-58 edition went into effect in the LPG rules April 2, 2008. It was discussed as to whether or not the rules should be changed to reflect the 2008 edition.
It was decided that the Board would review the 2008 edition for changes and discuss at their next meeting.
The Board received an email from Lori Vawdrey regarding licensure. Idaho Code 54-5303 is clear in who must be licensed. Ms. Vawdrey’s business would be transporting and delivering propane tanks to customers, this would require a dealer license. Mr. Hales encouraged her to obtain the CETP training and submit an application. The board won’t take action until an application has been received.
The Board received a second email from Jake Reynolds regarding having a 300 gallon propane tank in the back of his pick-up truck to fill propane tanks for customers. The Board stated that Mr. Reynolds would need a dealer license. He would also need to be aware of any Federal Department Of Transportation regulations regarding transporting propane.
Mr. Keller will send Mr. Hales an email regarding possible fee increases or modifications to the inspection process.
Motion made by Mr. Warner to go into executive session to review applications exempt from public disclosure per Idaho Code 67-2345(1)(d). Seconded by Mr. Keller. The vote was: Mr. Keller, aye and Mr. Van Hees, aye; motion carried. The Board reviewed facility and dealer applications.
Motion made by Mr. Keller to come out of executive session. Seconded by Mr. Warner. The vote was: Mr. Warner; Mr. Keller, aye; and Mr. Van Hees, aye: motion passed.
Motion made by Mr. Keller to approve three dealer applications for licensure; and to deny six. Seconded by Mr. Warner, motion carried.
Motion made by Mr. Keller to approve 13 facility applications for licensure and deny one facility application. Seconded by Mr. Warner, motion carried.
BISHS RV SUPERCENTER
KELLOGG LUMBER CO
LAVA ROCK RENTALS
PRIMELAND COOPERATIVES - COUNTRY STORE - CRA
THE LUBE SHOP
THE RENTAL CONNECTION, INC
TWIN STOP LLC
UNITED RENTALS #601 BOISE
VALLEY CAR WASH
VALLEY EQUIPMENT RENTALS
ZAMZOWS – OVERLAND
LPG-653 DOWNS JEREMY
LPG-630 LARSEN THEODORE
LPG-658 TUBBS DEAN
Motion made by Mr. Warner to adjourn the Board meeting at 10:30 a.m. Seconded by Mr. Keller, motion carried.
June 25, 2008