IDAHO LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS SAFETY BOARD

Bureau of Occupational Licenses

1109 Main Street, Suite 220

Boise, ID 83702-5642 

 

Conference Call Minutes of 5/7/2009

 

 

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

                                                            Mike Gilmore, Attorney General’s Office

                                                            John Kersey, Chief Investigator

                                                            Mary Miles, Technical Records Specialist I

                                   

Meeting was called to order at  9:15 AM MDT by Gary Van Hees.

 

MEMORANDUM

 

The Board directed Mr. Gilmore to proceed with complaints regarding LPG-2008-4 and LPG-2008-5.

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

A motion was made by Mr. Keller to approve the January 15, 2009 and March 4, 2009 minutes. Seconded by Mr. Walker, motion carried.

 

LEGISLATIVE REPORT

 

Ms. Cory presented the legislative report. The LPG proposed law changes were passed and signed by Governor Otter on April 1, 2009. They will go into effect on July 1, 2009.

 

PERSI

 

Ms. Cory explained the Board’s participation in PERSI. A pamphlet will be e-mailed to the Board for review and discussed at their next meeting.

 

FINANCIAL REPORT

 

Mr. Hetrick presented the financial report which indicates a balance of ($129,018.49). 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

 

Mr. Hetrick recommended to the Board the following fee increases:

                                    Current Fee               Recommended Increases

                                   

Application Fee:        $30.00                        $50.00

 

Dealer:

Original License

And Renewal Fee:    $50.00                        $75.00

 

Small Facilities:

Original License

And Renewal Fee     $50.00                        $100.00

 

Large Facilities:

Original License

And Renewal Fee     $200.00                      $400.00

 

The fee increases and the inspection changes will decrease the Board’s negative balance.

           

INVESTIGATIVE REPORT

 

The investigative report will be presented at the next scheduled meeting.

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

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

 

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

 

A motion was made by Mr. Keller to approve 12 facility applications for licensure. Seconded by Mr. Walker, motion carried.

 

A motion was made by Mr. Walker to approve Neighbor’s A-1 Market & Gas for licensure. The facility will be inspected; upon a passing inspection the license will be issued by the investigator. Seconded by Mr. Keller, motion carried.

           

APPLICATIONS

     Approved for Licensure                                      

MOSCOW RV CENTER                                                                              PGF-694

GATEWAY                                                                                                     PGF-714

NEIGHBORS A-1 MARKET & GAS                                                           PGF-719

NAPLES GENERAL STORE                                                                      PGF-721

TWIN FALLS / JEROME KOA                                                                    PGF-723

MELBA VALLEY MARKET                                                                         PGF-724

THREE MILE CORNER INC                                                                       PGF-726

GREAT ADVENTURE RESORTS LLC                                                     PGF-727

STATE TRAILER IDAHO FALLS LLC                                                       PGF-730

C A L RANCH STORES                                                                              PGF-734

C A L STORES COMPANIES INC DBA C A L RANCH STORES        PGF-735

JUNCTION LUMBER HARDWARE & SUPPLY INC                               PGLF-725

SUNNYSIDE TESORO                                                                                PGF-732

HANSON MICHAEL ROBERT                                                                    PGD-722

HURLEY TERRENCE JAMES                                                                   PGD-733

MONTGOMERY CHARLIE                                                                          PGD-729

WALLIS TIMOTHY AARON                                                                         PGD-720

CORRESPONDENCE

 

LPG-B4C-2-09-4: The Board determined the plan of correction be completed by June 15, 2009.

 

LPG-B4C-2-09-6: The Board determined the plan of correction be completed by June 15, 2009.

 

PGF-449: The Board determined the facility should be re-inspected to see if the power lines are directly overhead the dispenser. If they are; the dispenser will need to be moved. If the power lines are less than six feet from the dispenser the local fire marshal must sign an approval.

 

PGF-669: An effort has been made to comply; facility needs to be re-inspected.

 

PGF-662: An effort has been made to comply; facility needs to be re-inspected.

 

PGF-349: An effort has been made to comply; facility needs to be re-inspected.

 

PGF-459: The investigator can use his judgment regarding weather and when to re-inspect. Corrections must be completed by June 15, 2009.

 

PGLF-372: The Board agreed with the facility request to have all discrepancies completed by May 1, 2009.

 

A motion was made by Mr. Walker to accept the notice of facility closures from Valley Co-ops, Inc; PGF-365 and PGF-369 to cancel the licenses and to re-inspect the facilities to verify closure. Seconded by Mr. Keller, motion carried.     

 

INSPECTION FORMS               

 

A discussion was held regarding the inspection forms for small and large facilities.  The forms will be modified and presented to the Board for approval at the next scheduled meeting.

 

NEXT MEETING May 28, 2009

 

ADJOURNMENT: 11:00 AM

 

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Gary Van Hees, Chair                                      Shane  Walker

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James  Lehman                                                 Kevin  Keller

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Mike  Warner                                                   Tana Cory, Bureau Chief