IDAHO LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS SAFETY BOARD

Bureau of Occupational Licenses

1109 Main Street, Suite 220

Boise, ID 83702-5642 

 

Conference Call Minutes of 6/17/2010

 

 

 

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT:      Gary Van Hees - Chair

                                                             Kevin  Keller

                                                             Mike  Warner

 

 

BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT:         James  Lehman

                                                             Richard B. Davies

 

                                                           

BUREAU STAFF:                               Tana Cory, Bureau Chief

                                                            Dawn Hall, Administrative Support Manager

                                                            Lori Peel, Investigative Unit Manager

                                                            Cherie Simpson,  Management Assistant

                                                            Karl Klein, Administrative Attorney

                                                            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. Warner to approve the April 8, 2010 minutes. Seconded by Mr. Keller, motion carried.

 

LEGISLATIVE REPORT

 

Ms. Cory presented the legislative report to the Board members. The Board’s new Rule 175 regarding fees went into effect March 29, 2010. She reminded the Board that August 1, 2010 is the deadline for any law changes and for rule changes it s the third week of August.

 

Ms. Cory informed the Board members that the Bureau’s office will be moving next week to the J.R. Williams Building located at 700 West State Street; it will be a 20% to 25% saving in rental costs.

 

FINANCIAL REPORT

 

Ms. Hall presented the financial report. As of May 31, 2010, the Board’s balance was ($152,988.75). The revenue was $42,970.37 and the expenditures were $63,513.62.

In comparison from last year the revenues have increased and the expenditures have decreased.

 

INVESTIGATIVE REPORT

 

Ms. Peel presented the investigative report to the Board members.

 

For Board Determination:

 

I-LPG-2009-46, -120, -124, -129, -141, -156, -160  IBOL investigators discovered Respondents dispensing LPG without licenses.  IBOL records reflect that Respondents are now licensed.  IBOL recommends the Board authorize closure.

 

A motion was made by Mr. Warner to authorize closure for cases I-LPG-2009-46, -120, -124, -129, -141, -156, -160. Seconded by Mr. Keller, motion carried.

 

I-LPG-2010-6 and -16  Inspections revealed that Respondents failed to comply with NFPA 58 requirements and C cards were issued.  Re-inspections revealed 100% compliance.  IBOL recommends the Board authorize closure.

 

A motion was made by Mr. Keller to authorize closure of cases I-LPG-2010-6 and -16. Seconded by Mr. Warner, motion carried.

 

I-LPG-2010-8  Inspection revealed that Respondent failed to comply with NFPA 58 requirements and a C card was issued.  On 3/23/10 the investigator confirmed that the business was closed and the tank was sold to a large supplier.  IBOL recommends the Board authorize closure.

 

A motion was made by Mr. Warner to authorize closure of case I-LPG-2010-8.

Seconded by Mr. Keller, motion carried.  

 

Ms. Peel requested direction from the board regarding NFPA-58 section 6.6.1.2 – LP Gas containers or systems of which they are a part shall be protected from damage from vehicles. The Board determined that if the local fire authority felt the protection is not adequate then the Board will back the decision and it will be an automatic “C” card.

 

PROPOSED RULES

 

Mr. Klein presented to the Board members the proposed rules.

 

A motion was made by Mr. Warner to accept the proposed rules as drafted and submit    for approval. Seconded by Mr. Keller, motion carried.

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

A motion was made by Mr. Warner 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. Keller. The vote was: Mr. Keller, aye; Mr. Warner, aye; and Mr. Van Hees, aye. Motion carried.

 

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

 

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

 

APPLICATIONS

     Approved for Licensure

                        LOVE BART G                                                            PGD-783

                        MARTIN WESLEY DEE                                              PGD-793

                        SAND CREEK SCHWEITZER CONOCO                 PGF-774

                        D & S INC, DBA JIFFY LUBE - OVERLAND              PGF-787

                        D & S INC, DBA JIFFY LUBE - BROADWAY            PGF-788

                        DUBOIS                                                                      PGF-791

                        THE WOODSMAN MOTEL                                        PGF-794

                        SUBURBAN PROPANE LLP - CASCADE                 PGLF-786

                        MONTEVIEW                                                              PGLF-790

                        CENTENNIAL                                                              PGLF-792

     Denied

                        ANDERSON NANCY J

NEXT MEETING A meeting has not be scheduled.

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

A motion was made by Mr. Keller to adjourn the meeting at 9:45 AM. Seconded by Mr. Warner, 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