IDAHO LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS SAFETY BOARD

Bureau of Occupational Licenses

1109 Main Street, Suite 220

Boise, ID 83702-5642 

 

Conference Call Minutes of 4/8/2010

  

 

 

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT:      Gary Van Hees - Chair

                                                             Richard B. Davies

                                                             Kevin  Keller

                                                           

 

BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT:         Mike  Warner

                                                            James  Lehman

 

 

BUREAU STAFF:                               Dawn Hall, Administrative Support Manager

                                                            Lori Peel, Investigative Unit Manager

                                                            John Kersey, Chief Investigator

                                                            Karl Klein, Administrative Attorney

                                   

 

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

 

AMENDED AGENDA 

 

A motion was made by Mr. Keller to adopt the amended agenda. Seconded by Mr. Davies, motion carried.

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

A motion was made by Mr. Keller to approve the February 24, 2010 minutes. Seconded by Mr. Davies, motion carried.

 

LEGISLATIVE REPORT

 

Ms. Hall presented the legislative report. The Board’s law changes will go into effect July 1, 2010 and the rule changes went into effect March 29, 2010.

 

FINANCIAL REPORT

 

Ms. Hall presented the financial report. As of January 31, 2010, the Board’s balance was ($151,439.59). The revenue was $31,580.37 and the expenditures were $50,574.46.

 

 

INVESTIGATIVEREPORT

 

Ms. Peel presented the investigative report.

 

For Board Determination:

 

I-LPG-2009-44, I-LPG-2010-1    An investigator discovered Respondent’s dispensing LPG without a license.  IBOL records reflect that Respondent‘s are now licensed; therefore, IBOL recommends the Board authorize closure.

 

I-LPG-2009-121       An investigator discovered Respondent was dispensing LPG without a license.  Respondent informed IBOL that the pump was taken out within 10 days of the investigator’s visit and that Respondent no longer dispenses to the public.  IBOL recommends that the Board authorize closure.

 

I-LPG-2009-123       An investigator discovered Respondent dispensing LPG without a license. Respondent provided a written statement that Respondent’s store no longer sells propane and has no plans to sell it in the future.  IBOL recommends that the Board authorize closure.

 

I-LPG-2009-142       An investigator discovered Respondent dispensing LPG without a license. Respondent provided a written statement that the business only uses propane to operate and does not dispense to the public.  IBOL recommends that the Board authorize closure.

 

I-LPG-2009-145       An investigator alleged Respondent (a propane company) is dispensing LPG without a license. Respondent provided a written statement that Respondent does not resale propane at the facility.   IBOL recommends that the Board authorize closure.

 

I-LPG-2009-146       An investigator discovered Respondent dispensing LPG without a license. Respondent provided a written statement that the business quit selling propane to the public after a visit from the investigator and that the business now only uses propane to operate.  IBOL recommends that the Board authorize closure.

 

I-LPG-2009-150       An investigator discovered Respondent dispensing LPG without a license. Respondent stated that since the investigator’s visit, the supplier pulled the tank and Respondent is no longer dispensing propane.  IBOL recommends that the Board authorize closure.

 

A motion was made by Mr. Davies to close cases I-LPG-2009-44, I-LPG-2010-1, I-LPG-2009-121, I-LPG-2009-123, I-LPG-2009-142, I-LPG-2009-145, I-LPG-2009-146, and I-LPG-2009-150. Seconded by Mr. Keller, motion carried.

 

PROPOSED RULES

 

Mr. Klein presented a draft of the proposed rules regarding a dealer in training

license and a temporary facility license. The draft will be sent to the Board for review and discussed at the next scheduled meeting.

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

A motion was made by Mr. Keller that the Board go into 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 was to consider license application materials.  Seconded by Mr. Davies. The vote was: Mr. Keller, aye; Mr. Davies, aye; and Mr. Van Hees, aye. Motion carried.

 

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

 

A motion was made by Mr. Keller to approve 10 facility applications and two dealer applications for licensure. One dealer application is pending. Seconded by Mr. Davies, motion carried.

 

APPLICATIONS

     Approved for Licensure

                        KAVESHAN SHERI LYN                                                         LPGA-765

                        AUSTIN RON                                                                          LPGA-776

                        GARRITY RV PARK                                                               PDFA-641

                        PERFECTION TIRE #12 INC                                                 PDFA-700

                        HAPPY TRAILS RV INC                                                          PDFA-753

                        OROFINO BUILDERS SUPPLY INC                         PDFA-771

                        OROFINO BUILDERS SUPPLY INC DBA CLEARWATER

                       BUILDER                                                                                 PDFA-772

           RANCHERS SUPPLY                                                             PDFA-773

            ELK CREEK STATION & CAFÉ                                            PDFA-777

            ARNOLD AVIATION                                                                PDFA-778

            SORTA STORE                                                                     PDFA-781

            A TO Z RENTALS & SALES                                                   PDFA-784

     Pending

                        901111364

NEXT MEETING June 17, 2010

 

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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