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.

 

 

LEGISLATIVE REPORT

 

Ms. Cory presented the legislative report. The LPG rules were approved and went into effect April 2, 2008.

 

 

FINANCIAL REPORT

 

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

 

INVESTIGATIVE REPORT

 

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.

 

INVESTIGATIVE REPORT

 

Mr. Hales presented an update regarding Spot Propane to the Board.

 

NFPA-58

 

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.

 

CORRESPONDENCE

 

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.

 

LICENSURE FEES

 

Mr. Keller will send Mr. Hales an email regarding possible fee increases or modifications to the inspection process.

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

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.

 

APPLICATIONS

 

DENIED DEALER

901099430

901099431

901099433

901099434

901099435

901099436

 

DENIED FACILITY

901099295

 

APPROVED FACILITY

PGF-636

PGF-639

PGF-640

PGF-624

PGF-656

PGF-614

PGF-628

PGF-659

PGF-657

PGF-654

PGF-589

PGF-611

PGF-655

ANDERSON CAMP

BISHS RV

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

 

APPROVED DEALER

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.

 

NEXT MEETING

 

June 25, 2008