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 3/31/2011

   

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT:      Gary Van Hees - Chair

                                                             Jay T Hill

                                                             James  Lehman

                                                             Mike  Warner

 

 

BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT:         Richard B. Davies

                                                           

 

BUREAU STAFF:                               Tana Cory, Bureau Chief

                                                            Lori Peel, Investigative Unit Manager

                                                            Eric Nelson, Board Prosecutor

                                                            John Kersey, Chief Investigator

Mary Miles, Technical Records Specialist I

                                   

The meeting was called to order at 9:10 AM MDT by Gary Van Hees.

 

 APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

A motion was made by Mr. Hill to approve the minutes of January 28, 2011. Seconded by Mr. Lehman, motion carried.

 

LEGISLATIVE REPORT

 

Ms. Cory presented the Legislative report. The Board’s proposed rules will go into effect after the Speaker of the House and the President Pro Tempore sign the concurrent resolution on rules.

 

A motion was made by Mr. Lehman to draft a letter regarding the new rule for the Board C-hair to approve and distribute to the Rocky Mountain Propane Association. Seconded by Mr. Hill, motion carried.

 

FINANCIAL REPORT

 

Ms. Cory presented the financial report. As of February 28, 2011, the Board’s balance was ($139,627.63). The revenue was $51,594.47 and the expenditures were $43,692.05.

 

MEMORANDUM

 

Mr. Nelson presented the Memorandum on LPG-2011-6 to the Board for review and outlined the Board’s options. The Board gave Mr. Nelson its recommendation for discipline.

INVESTIGATIVE REPORT

 

Ms. Peel presented the investigative report.

 

For Board Determination

 

A motion was made by Mr. Lehman to authorize closure on cases I-LPG-2009-47, I-LPG-2009-122, I-LPG-2009-125, I-LPG-2009-143, I-LPG-2011-12, I-LPG-2011-13, I-LPG-2011-14, I-LPG-2011-34, I-LPG-2011-35, and I-LPG-2011-40. Seconded by Mr. Warner, motion carried.

 

A motion was made by Mr. Warner to authorize closure on cases I-LPG-2010-17, I-LPG-2010-18, I-LPG-2011-29, I-LPG-2011-27, and I-LPG-2011-31. Seconded by Mr. Lehman, motion carried.

 

A motion was made by Mr. Hill to authorize closure and to send a warning letter regarding timely renewal on cases I-LPG-2011-10 and I-LPG-2011-26. Seconded by Mr. Warner, motion carried.

 

A motion was made by Mr. Warner to authorize closure on case I-LPG-200-42. Seconded by Mr. Lehman, motion carried.

           

INSURANCE AUDITS

 

Ms. Miles presented to the Board the insurance audit results.

 

A motion was made by Mr. Hill to have the insurance audits request verification of the current policy. Seconded by Mr. Warner, motion carried.

 

A motion was made by Mr. Hill that the Bureau can approve all audits that have met the requirements; however any audits that are questionable will be brought to the Board for review. Seconded by Mr. Warner, motion carried.

 

NFPA-58 INSPECTIONS

 

The Board discussed the definition of remote meters and what the investigators should be looking for.

 

A motion was made by Mr. Hill to adopt the 2011 Edition of NFPA-58. Seconded by Mr. Lehman, motion carried.

 

The Bureau will draft the proposed rule to update this edition for the 2012 Legislative Session and present to the Board at its next meeting.

 

CETP TRAINING UPDATE

 

Mr. Van Hees thanked the Bureau Investigators for attending the CEPT training on March 22, 2011.

 

 

 

DEALER-IN-TRAINING APPLICATION

 

A motion was made by Mr. Hill to approve the Dealer – in – Training application. Seconded by Mr. Lehman, motion carried.

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

Mr. Warner 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. Lehman; aye, Mr. Warner; aye, Mr. Hill; aye, and Mr. Van Hees; aye.

 

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

 

A motion was made by Mr. Hill to approve three dealer applications and two facility applications for licensure. Seconded by Mr. Lehman, motion carried.

 

APPLICATIONS

     Approved for Licensure

             TOPLIFF LESLIE ALLEN                                           PGD-833

             DIENER DUANE JAMES                                           PGD-834

             MEAD RANDY LEE                                       PGD-835

             LEE LEE & LEE CORP DBA CROSSROAD EXPRESS    PGF-823

             FARMERS SUPPLY COOPERATIVE, INC                           PGF-837

NEXT MEETING May 9, 2011 Conference Call at 9:00 AM.

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

A motion was made by Mr. Warner to adjourn the meeting at 10:20 AM. Seconded by Mr. Hill, motion carried.

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Gary Van Hees, Chair                                       Richard B. Davies

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Jay T Hill                                                          James Lehman

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Mike Warner                                                    Tana Cory, Bureau Chief