IDAHO LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS SAFETY BOARD

Bureau of Occupational Licenses

1109 Main Street, Suite 220

Boise, ID 83702-5642 

 

Conference Call Minutes of 9/15/2008

 

 

 

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT:  Gary Van Hees - Chair

                                                             James Lehman

                                                              Mike N Warner

 

BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT:    Shane Walker

                                                            Kevin Keller

 

BUREAU STAFF:                           Tana Cory, Bureau Chief

                                                            Budd Hetrick, Deputy Bureau Chief

                                                            Dawn Hall, Deputy Bureau Chief

                                                            Roger Hales, Administrative Attorney

                                                            Mary Miles, Technical Records Specialist I

                                   

Meeting was called to order at 9:00 AM MDT by Gary Van Hees.

 

 APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

A motion was made by Mr. Warner to approve the minutes as written for April 30, 2008 and June 25, 2008. Seconded by Mr. Lehman, motion carried.

 

LEGISLATIVE REPORT

 

Ms. Cory gave an update on the proposed law change.

 

FINANCIAL REPORT

 

Ms. Hall presented the financial report which indicates a balance of ($89,376.44).

The negative balance is due to the investigative and inspection 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

 

FY2009 CONTRACT RENEWAL

 

Ms. Hall presented the FY2009 Contract Renewal to the Board outlining the changes.

 

A motion was made by Mr. Warner to approve the FY2009 Contract Renewal and authorize the Board Chair to sign the renewal. Seconded by Mr. Lehman, motion carried.

 

INVESTIGATIVE REPORT

 

Fiscal Year 2009 (to date)

 
 Total Complaints received 8
Status:  
Remaining under investigation  8
 Inspections  37
   
Fiscal Year 2008  
Total Complaints received  33
Status:  
Closed by Board action    11
Remaining under investigation  21
Awaiting Board determination 1
 Inspections  180
   
Fiscal Year 2007  
Total Complaints received       46
Status:  
Closed by Board action 40
Pending Office of the Attorney General   5
Awaiting Board determination 1
Inspections  224

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

For Board Determination:

 

I-LPG-2007-22        C alleged R was operating an unlicensed facility. Sent certified letter requesting response.  Response received by R who admitted a lack of knowledge of the requirement to license until contacted by the INV.  The R submitted an application and was subsequently approved for licensure.  Due to compliance IBOL recommends the Board authorize closure.

 

A motion was made by Mr. Warner to close the case. Seconded by Mr. Lehman, motion carried.

 

 I-LPG-2008-12           An inspection of the facility was conducted that resulted in a failing grade and a C classification being issued.  Inspection also revealed that the facility was licensed as a small facility, with a capacity in excess of 4,000 gallons which is considered a large facility. INV revealed the facility was subsequently closed and is no longer storing any gas.  IBOL recommends the Board authorize closure.

 

A motion was made by Mr. Warner to close the case. Seconded by Mr. Lehman, motion carried.

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

A motion was 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. Lehman. The vote was: Mr. Warner, aye; Mr. Lehman, aye;

and Mr. Van Hees, aye; motion carried.

 

A motion was made by Mr. Warner to go out of executive session. Seconded by Mr. Lehman. The vote was: Mr. Warner, aye; and Mr. Lehman, aye; and Mr. Van Hees, aye; motion carried.

 

A motion was made by Mr. Lehman to approve five facility applications and six dealer applications for licensure. Seconded by Mr. Warner, motion carried.

 

APPLICATIONS

 

 Facilities Approved for Licensure

 

BRUCE AND RODS TIRE FACTORY  

PGF-669

STATE TRAILER POCATELLO LLC   PGF-670
SAMMYS MINI MART INC 

PGF-671

GRANDE RENTAL AND SUPPLY, LLC

PGF-674

THE VILLAGE AT NORTH FORK, INC PGF-676

                                                    

                                                                                                        

Dealers Approved for Licensure  

 

 CALO JOHN  PGD-647
CRONE MICHAEL B  PGD-643
HENDERSON SHERMAN PGD-644
HUCKINS CHRISTOPHER CLAUDE PGD-648
MAXWELL AARON PGD-649
WALTON PATY J.S.  PGD-646

                        

                                                                       

NEXT MEETING

 

Ms. Miles will contact the Board regarding the date of the next meeting.

 

A motion was made by Mr. Lehman to adjourn at 9:25 AM. Seconded by

Mr. Warner, motion carried.