IDAHO LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS SAFETY BOARD

Bureau of Occupational Licenses

700 West State Street, P.O. Box 83720

Boise, ID 83720-0063 

 

Conference Call Minutes of 7/27/2010

 

 

 

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT:  Gary Van Hees - Chair

                                                             Richard Davies

                                                             Kevin  Keller

                                                             Mike  Warner

 

 

BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT:    Jake Lehman

                                                           

 

BUREAU STAFF:                           Tana Cory, Bureau Chief

                                                            Dawn Hall, Administrative Support Manager

                                                            Lori Peel, Investigative Unit Manager

                                                            Cherie Simpson, Management Assistant

                                                            John Kersey, Chief investigator

                                                            John Mereen, Investigator

                                                            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. Keller to approve the minutes of June 17, 2010. Seconded by Mr. Davies, motion carried.

 

LEGISLATIVE REPORT

 

Ms. Cory deferred the legislative report for discussion of the proposed rules.

 

FINANCIAL REPORT

 

Ms. Hall presented the financial report. As of June 30, 2010, the Board’s balance was ($148,095.05). The revenue was $53,680.37 and the expenditures were $69,329.92.

In comparison from last year, the revenues have increased due to the fee increase and the expenditures have decreased due to the changes in the inspection program. The Bureau has moved into its new facility and it will be a savings of 20% to 25% in rental fees.

 

INVESTIGATIVE REPORT

 

Ms. Peel presented the investigative report.

 

For Board Determination:

 

I-LPG-2009-155 An investigator discovered Respondent dispensing LPG without a license. IBOL records reflect that Respondent is now licensed. IBOL recommends the Board authorize closure.

 

A motion was made by Mr. Davies to close case number I-LPG-2009-155. Seconded by Mr. Keller, motion carried.

 

Ms. Peel asked for the Board’s direction regarding corresponding with unlicensed facilities. The normal procedure is to send a letter with a 30 day response time; a second follow up letter is sent after the 30 days. The Board directed Ms. Peel that if the facility does not respond to either letter, to turn the case over to the local prosecuting attorney.

 

Mr. Mereen explained to the Board members the outcome of a facility inspection where he found a leak and notified the owner and staff. The Board directed the investigative unit to call the local fire authority when they find a leak and they will determine the seriousness of the problem.

 

ELECTION OF BOARD CHAIR

 

A motion was made by Mr. Keller to nominate and elect Gary Van Hees as Board Chair for FY 2011. Seconded by Mr. Davies, motion carried.

 

PROPOSED RULES

 

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

 

A motion was made by Mr. Davies to accept the changes to the proposed rules as drafted. Seconded by Mr. Warner, motion carried.

 

APPLICATIONS

 

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

 

     Approved for Licensure

                        BURNS MARVIN SAMUEL             PGD-764

                        NEAT RETREAT RV PARK            PGF-795

                        PARK-A-WAY RV, INC                    PGF-798

 

NEXT MEETING September 21, 2010

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

A motion was made By Mr. Warner to adjourn the meeting at 9:35 AM. Seconded by Mr. Keller, motion carried.

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Gary Van Hees, Chair                                      James Lehman

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Richard Davies                                                 Kevin Keller

 

 

 

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Mike Warner                                                    Tana Cory, Bureau Chief