IDAHO LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS SAFETY BOARD

Bureau of Occupational Licenses

1109 Main Street, Suite 220

Boise, ID 83702-5642 

 

Board Meeting Minutes of 10/1/2009

  

 

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT:  Gary Van Hees - Chair

                                                             James  Lehman

                                                             Richard B. Davies

                                                             Kevin  Keller

                                                             Mike  Warner

                                                           

 

BUREAU STAFF:                           Tana Cory, Bureau Chief

                                                            Dawn Hall, Administrative Support Manager

                                                            Dave Hotchkiss, Investigative Coordinator

                                                            John Kersey, Chief Investigator

                                                            Mary Miles, Technical Records Specialist I

 

                                   

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

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

A motion was made by Mr. Davies to approve the minutes of August 19, 2009. Seconded by Mr. Warner, motion carried.

 

LEGISLATIVE REPORT

 

Ms. Cory presented the legislative update.

 

FINANCIAL REPORT

 

Ms. Hall presented the financial report. As of August 31, 2009 the Board’s balance is ($140,792.27).  The revenue was $9,151.68 and the expenditures were $17,498.45.

 

INVESTIGATIVE REPORT

 

I-LPG-2008-32     C alleged R was operating without a license. IBOL records reflect that R submitted an application and, after providing additional information, was issued a license on 6/18/09.  IBOL recommends the Board authorize closure due to compliance.

 

A motion was made by Mr. Keller to authorize the Bureau to close the case. Seconded by Mr. Lehman, motion carried.

 

I-LPG-2008-34     C alleged R, who was unlicensed, offered to fill C’s tank.  IBOL records reflect that R submitted an application and, after providing additional information, was issued a license on 6/18/09.  IBOL recommends the Board authorize closure due to compliance.

 

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

I-LPG-2009-158     C alleged R was dispensing on an expired license. INV revealed R was selling the business but the deal changed to lease for a year with an option to buy.  R renewed his license after a lapse of two months.  IBOL recommends the Board authorize closure with a warning letter to R reminding R of his responsibility to maintain current licensure.

A motion was made by Mr. Warner to authorize the Bureau to close the case and send a warning letter reminding the respondent of his responsibility to maintain a current license. Seconded by Mr. Davies, motion carried.

VARIANCE FORMS

Mr. Kersey presented to the Board the variance forms for the Board’s review.

 

A motion was made by Davies to approve the revised variance forms. Seconded by Mr. Keller, motion carried.

 

DEALER QUALIFICATIONS AND TEMPORARY LICENSES

 

Mr. Van Hees will work with Karl Klein in reviewing the qualifications for obtaining a dealer and facility license and update the Board at its next meeting.

 

INSURANCE AUDITS

 

Ms. Cory discussed with the Board Rule 355.03 regarding insurance audits. The audit process was explained to the Board.

 

A motion was made to run a five percent random audit and bring the results back to the Board for discussion at its next scheduled meeting. Seconded by Mr. Keller, motion carried.           

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

A motion was made by Mr. Lehman for the Board to enter executive session, under Idaho Code § 67-2345(1)(d), to consider records that are exempt from disclosure under the Idaho Public Records Law. The purpose of the executive session will be to consider: license application materials. Seconded by Mr. Warner. The vote was; Mr. Lehman, aye; Mr. Warner, aye; Mr. Davies, aye; Mr. Keller, aye; Mr. Van Hees, aye; motion carried. 

 

A motion was made by Mr. Warner to leave executive session. Seconded by Mr. Keller. The vote was; Mr. Lehman, aye; Mr. Warner, aye; Mr. Davies, aye; Mr. Keller, aye; Mr. Van Hees, aye; motion carried.

 

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

 

APPLICATIONS

   

 Approved for Licensure

                        6-12 EZ MART                                  PGF-746

                        BORGE JARED A                            PGD-748

                        DODD DENNIS H                             PGD-747

NEXT CONFERENCE CALL  December 2, 2009 at 9:00 AM MDT

 

ADJOURNMENT

A MOTION WAS MADE BY Mr. Warner to adjourn the meeting at 10:03 AM. Seconded by Mr. Lehman, motion carried.

 

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Gary Van Hees, Chair                                      James Lehman

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Richard B. Davies                                             Kevin Keller

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Mike Warner                                                    Tana Cory, Bureau Chief