IDAHO LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS SAFETY BOARD

Bureau of Occupational Licenses

700 West State Street, P.O. Box 83720

Boise, ID 83720-0063 

 

Board Meeting Minutes of 9/21/2010

  

 

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT:  Gary Van Hees - Chair

                                                             Richard B. Davies

                                                             James  Lehman

                                                             Jay T. Hill

                                                             

 

BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT:    Mike  Warner

                                                           

 

BUREAU STAFF:                           Dawn Hall, Administrative Support Manager

                                                            Lori Peel, Investigative Unit Manager

                                                            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 July 27, 2010. Seconded by Mr. Lehman, motion carried.

 

BOARD MEMBER INTRODUCTIONS

 

Mr. Van Hees introduced Mr. Hill to the Board members and welcomed him for his willingness to serve on the Board.

 

LEGISLATIVE REPORT

 

Ms. Hall presented the legislative report to the Board members.

 

FINANCIALREPORT

 

Ms. Hall presented the financial report. As of August 31, 2010, the Board’s balance was ($146,007.01). The revenue was $18,605.00 and the expenditures were $16,721.96. The Bureau has moved into its new facility and it will be a savings of 20% to 25% in rental fees.

 

FY 2011 CONTRACT RENEWAL

 

Ms. Hall presented the FY 2011 Contract renewal to the Board members.

 

A motion was made by Mr. Hill to approve the FY 2011 Contract and authorize the Board Chair to sign. Seconded by Mr. Davies, motion carried.

 

RENEWAL APPLICATION REVIEW

 

The Board members reviewed the facility and dealer renewal applications and determined no changes were necessary.

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

Mr. Davies made the motion that the Board 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. Lehman, motion carried. The votes were: Mr. Davies; aye, Mr. Lehman; aye, Mr. Hill; aye, and Mr. Van Hees; aye.

 

A motion was made by Mr. Lehman to come out of executive session. Seconded by Mr. Hill, motion carried. The votes were: Mr. Davies; aye, Mr. Lehman; aye, Mr. Hill; aye, and Mr. Van Hees; aye.

 

A motion was made by Mr. Hill to approve 15 facility applications, three dealer applications for licensure, and one facility application is held pending further information. Seconded by Mr. Davies, motion carried.

 

FACILITY APPLICATIONS

 

The Board discussed the facility application instructions.

 

A motion was made by Mr. Hill to add to the facility application instructions the following to be submitted with all applications:

·        Digital close up photo of the dispenser set-up

·        Digital photo of the dispenser in relation to the any buildings

Seconded by Mr. Lehman, motion carried.

 

INVESTIGATIVE REPORT

 

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

 

For Board Determination:

 

I-LPG-2009-147 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. Lehman to close case I-LPG-2009-147. Seconded by Mr. Davies, motion carried.

 

I-LPG-2011-21 Complainant alleged Respondent is selling LPG without a license.  Subsequent information revealed that Respondent only uses the propane to heat the store building and fill forklift cylinders for their own use.  IBOL recommends that the Board authorize closure.

 

A motion was made by Mr. Davies to close case I-LPG-2011-21. Seconded by Mr. Lehman, motion carried.

 

CORRESPONDENCE

 

Ms. Peel presented to the Board correspondence from V-1 Propane requesting an extension to bring the system up to code.   

 

A motion was made by Mr. Hill to allow V-1 Propane the following extensions:

  • 60 Day Extension:
    • Break away installed
    • Fire extinguisher charged
    • Secure the cabinet to the tank legs
  • August 2011
    • New Unit

Seconded by Mr. Lehman, motion carried.

 

INSPECTIONS

 

Ms. Peel discussed visible or audible leaks with the Board members. It was determined that if the investigator felt there was imminent danger to contact the local fire authority.

 

CETP TRAINING

 

There is a Rocky Mountain Propane Association CETP training on March 22, 2010. Mr. Van Hees informed the Bureau that the trainer would be willing to come to IBOL for training with the investigators on the 2004 NFPA 58 code.

Mr. Van Hees will contact RMPA to set up the training. Mr. Davies suggested that the training be a tele-conference and the Nampa Fire Department will host the training. Mr. Davies will identify other fire department locations with tele-conference capabilities.

 

 

APPLICATIONS

     Approved for Licensure

                        WOODBRIDGE LONNIE J                                      LPGA-769

                        HACKWORTH JODIE RAE                                     LPGA-799

                        CHADWICK ALAN BLAKE                                     LPGA-800

                        PILOT TRAVEL CENTERS #639                           PDFA-801

                        PILOT TRAVEL CENTERS #640                           PDFA-802

                        PILOT TRAVEL CENTERS #641                           PDFA-803

                        PILOT TRAVEL CENTERS #766                           PDFA-804

                        PILOT TRAVEL CENTER #767                             PDFA-805

                        PILOT TRAVEL CENTER #638                             PDFA-806

                        PILOT TRAVEL CENTER #777                             PDFA-807

                        AMERIGAS PROPANE COEUR D ALENE         PDFA-808

                        A TO Z RENTAL AND SALES INC                        PDFA-810

                        A TO Z RENTAL AND SALES INC                        PDFA-811

                        HOLIDAY STATIONSTORE #315                          PDFA-812

                        HOLIDAY STATIONSTORE #84                             PDFA-813

                        SUN RENTAL CENTER                                          PDFA-814

                        BLACKWELL ISLAND RV RESORT LLC            PDFA-815

                        VALLEY VIEW RV PARK - CAMPGROUND &

                        LAUNDROMAT                                                         PDFA-817

     Pending

                        901113672

NEXT MEETING Conference Call on October 28, 2010 at 9 A.M.

 

ADJOURNMENT

A motion was made by Mr. Hill to adjourn at 10:45 A.M. Seconded by Mr. Davies, motion carried.

 

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Gary Van Hees, Chair                                      Richard B. Davies

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James  Lehman                                                 Jay T. Hill

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Mike  Warner                                                   Tana Cory, Bureau Chief