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 12/8/2010

  

 

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT: Gary Van Hees - Chair

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Richard B. Davies

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Jay T Hill

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† MikeWarner

 

BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT:††† JamesLehman

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 BUREAU STAFF: †††††††††††††††††††††††† Tana Cory, Bureau Chief

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Lori Peel, Investigative Unit Manager

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Mary Miles, Technical Records Specialist I

 

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

 

 APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

A motion was made by Mr. Hill to approve the minutes of October 28, 2010. Seconded by Mr. Warner, motion carried.

 

LEGISLATIVE REPORT

 

Ms. Cory presented the legislative report to the Board members. The proposed rules for the 2011 Legislative session were posted on October 6, 2010 and have been linked to the Boardís webpage. There have not been any public comments regarding the proposed rules.

 

FINANCIAL REPORT

 

Ms. Cory presented the financial report. As of November 30, 2010, the Boardís balance was ($150,373.67). The revenue was $31,149.47 and the expenditures were $33,633.09.

 

INVESTIGATIVE REPORT

 

Ms. Peel presented the investigative report to the Board.

 

 

 

For Board Determination:

 

I-LPG-2009-45 and I-LPG-2009-153 Investigators discovered Respondents dispensing LPG without a license.IBOL records reflect that Respondents are now licensed.IBOL recommends the Board authorize closure.

 

A motion was made by Mr. Hill to authorize closure of cases I-LPG-2009-45 and I-LPG-2009-153. Seconded by Mr. Warner, motion carried.

 

I-LPG-2010-10 An investigator discovered Respondent dispensing propane without a license at a seasonal camping, RV and cabin resort.In a recent meeting with Respondent and IBOL staff, Respondent stated that after checking into the costs of bringing a unit up to code, Respondent decided that it is not worth it and will not sell propane anymore.Respondent stated that he has asked his webmaster to remove any advertising from Respondentís website regarding filling tanks and that he will remove any reference to propane from the brochures.Respondent stated that he will look into obtaining a cage unit for the convenience of his guests.Based on Respondentís representations, IBOL recommends that the Board authorize closure.

 

A motion was made by Mr. Warner to authorize closure of case I-LPG-2010-10. Seconded by Mr. Hill, motion carried.

 

EXEMPTION REQUEST

 

Ms. Peel presented to the Board an exemption request for review and discussion.

 

A motion was made by Mr. Hill to accept the exemption request with the stipulation that, if the vacant field changes at all the exemption would need to be revisited. Seconded by Mr. Warner, motion carried.

 

CETP UPDATE

 

There will be CETP training for the investigators on March 22, 2011. Mr. Davies will notify the Bureau of the locations where it will be teleconferenced.

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

Mr. Warner made the motion that the Board enter executive session, under Idaho Code ß 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. Davies, motion carried. The votes were: Mr. Warner; aye, Mr. Davies; aye, Mr. Hill; aye, and Mr. Van Hees; aye.

 

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

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

 

APPLICATIONS

†††† Approved for Licensure

††††††††††††††††††††††† JENSEN ANTON HADEN†††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† PGD-825

††††††††††††††††††††††† DELS FARM & FEED STORE†††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† PGF-821

††††††††††††††††††††††† LAKE CITY EQUIPMENT & EVENT RENTAL LLC†††††††† PGF-826

††††††††††††††††††††††† BONNERS FERRY CONOCO FOOD MART†††††† ††††††††††† PGF-827

†††† Pending

††††††††††††††††††††††† 901114501

††††††††††††††††††††††† 901114568

††††††††††††††††††††††† 901114719

 

NEXT MEETING January 28, 2011

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

A motion was made by Mr. Warner to adjourn at 9:50 A.M. Seconded by Mr. Davies, motion carried.

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Gary Van Hees, Chair††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Richard B. Davies

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Jay T Hill††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† JamesLehman

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MikeWarner†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Tana Cory, Bureau Chief