IDAHO LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS SAFETY BOARD

Bureau of Occupational Licenses

1109 Main Street, Suite 220

Boise, ID 83702-5642 

 

Conference Call Minutes of 10/22/2008

 

 

 

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT:  Gary Van Hees - Chair

                                                             Shane Walker

                                                             Kevin Keller

                                                           

BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT:    James Lehman  

Mike Warner

                                                           

 BUREAU STAFF:                          Tana Cory, Bureau Chief

                                                            Budd Hetrick, Deputy Bureau Chief

                                                            Roger Hales, Administrative Attorney

                                                            James Stoll, Administrative Attorney

                                                            Mary Miles, Technical Records Specialists I

                                                            Marcie McGinty, Appeals Hearing Coordinator

 

 

OTHERS PRESENT:                     Alan L. Koyle; K-Energy, Inc.

                                   

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

 

DISCIPLINARY ACTION

 

After full discussion with the Board, it is the desire of Mr. Van Hees, Chairman, that discussion and determination of discipline regarding Alan Koyle and K-Energy, Inc, Case numbers LPG-2008-1, LPG-2008-2, and LPG-2008-3, be postponed until there is a full quorum of the Board.  Mr. Van Hees has requested he be recused from discussion and voting.

 

Ms. McGinty will contact the Board to schedule a meeting regarding the disciplinary matter.

 

FACILITY APPLICATION

 

The Board discussed question number 10 on the facility application.

 

A motion was made by Mr. Keller to remove the second sentence from question number 10 on the facility application. Seconded by Mr. Walker, motion carried.

 

INSPECTION FORMS

 

The Board discussed four items listed on the inspection form that were not relevant to dispensers.

 

A motion was made by Mr. Walker to remove the following under section three from the dispenser inspection form:

  1. Flex lines do not exceed 36” (6.8.7.2)
  2. Personal License current & presented (54-5304.1)
  3. Personal refresher training documented (4.4)
  4. Annual test documented (6.10.9)

Seconded by Mr. Keller, motion carried.

 

The Board discussed one item on the inspection form for large facilities under section three; Proper breakaway at collar (6.7.2.15). The Board determined that no action was necessary.

 

OPD COMPLIANCE

 

Discussion was held regarding evidence of OPD compliance. The Board stated that the poster may be posted and the facility shall not fill containers that are not in OPD compliance.

 

CORRESPONDENCE

 

The Board discussed the e-mail received from Laine Harbaugh from Southern Idaho RV & Marine. The Board determined that an RV Dealer that does not sell or fill propane tanks to the public does not need a facility license. Ms. Miles will respond to Ms. Harbaugh’s question.

 

The Board discussed the e-mail received from Dwight Hurd from Amerigas. Mr. Van Hees and Mr. Hetrick will respond to his questions.

 

INSPECTION FORMS

 

Mr. Keller will review points assigned to each section on the facility inspection forms.

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

A motion was made by Mr. Keller to go into executive session to review the applications for licensure that are exempt from public disclosure per Idaho Code 67-2345 (1) (d). Seconded by Mr. Walker. Votes were: Mr. Keller, aye; Mr. Walker, aye; and Mr. Van Hees, aye. Motion carried.

 

A motion was made by Mr. Keller to come out of executive session. Seconded by Mr. Walker. Votes were: Mr. Keller, aye; Mr. Walker, aye; and Mr. Van Hees, aye. Motion carried.

 

A motion was made by Mr. Walker to approve two facility applications and two dealer applications for licensure, and to deny one facility application and two dealer applications.  Seconded by Mr. Keller, motion carried.

 

APPLICATIONS

     Approved for Licensure

         INTERMOUNTAIN MOTOR HOMES INC                                                     PGF-681

         DOUGLASS D. TIM                                                                                         PGD-673

         PAGE ROYCE                                                                                                 PGD-689

         FARMERS SUPPLY COOPERATIVE - NEW MEADOWS BULK           PGLF-679

 

     Denied

         MENDENHALL OIL COMPANY

         BITTON KEVIN L

         FACER DENNIS

 

 

A motion was made by Mr. Keller to adjourn at 11:05 a.m. Seconded by Mr. Walker, motion carried.

 

Ms. Miles will contact the Board to schedule the next Board meeting.