Bureau of Occupational Licenses
700 West State Street, P.O. Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0063
Gary Van Hees
BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT: James Lehman
Richard B. Davies
Dawn Hall, Administrative Support Manager
Lori Peel, Investigative Unit Manager
Maurie Ellsworth, Legal Counsel
Mary Miles, Technical Records Specialist I
OTHERS PRESENT: Wendell Winegar, Via Phone
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
A motion was made by Mr. Warner to approve the minutes of July 25, 2011 and July 29, 2011. Seconded by Mr. Van Hees, motion carried.
Ms. Cory reported to the Board that the 2012 proposed rule has been published in the August 3, 2011 Administrative Bulletin. (Regarding using the 2011 NFPA Edition)
Ms. Hall presented the financial report. As of 8/31/2011, the Board’s balance was ($108,319.79). The revenue was $20,430.00 and the expenditures were $6,342.34.
FY 2012 CONTRACT RENEWAL
Ms. Hall presented the FY 2012 Contract Renewal.
A motion was made by Mr. Van Hees to approve the contract and authorize the Board Chair to sign. Seconded by Mr. Warner, motion carried.
Ms. Peel presented the investigative report to the Board members.
For Board Determination:
A motion was made by Mr. Warner to authorize closure of case I-LPG-2011-44. Seconded by Mr. Van Hees, motion carried.
Mr. Winegar addressed the Board regarding the fee increase for facility licensure.
He requested the Board implement a seasonal license. He also asked if Weights and Measures could do the inspections. The Board explained that the LPG laws do not allow for seasonal or pro-rated licenses and that Weights and Measures reads the meters to verify accuracy and they have no authority regarding NFPA-58.
The Board explained that it must be self-supporting and it does not receive any money from the General Fund. The inspections were outlined in regard to a facility receiving an A, B, or C card.
Mr. Hill explained that the Board will consider Mr. Winegar’s suggestions and research to see if there are other seasonal or pro-rated licenses and the results will be sent to him. The Board stated that if there were pro-rated or seasonal licenses, the fees would probably be the same and it would require more inspections which would increase the Board’s expenses.
The Board discussed who would be held responsible if the owner of a facility leased out to another party.
A motion was made by Mr. Van Hees that the owner is responsible for the license and meeting the licensure requirements of the facility. And if they choose to lease the facility to another party, the owner is still the responsible party. The lease would be between the lessee and the owner. Seconded by Mr. Warner, motion carried.
The Board discussed the correspondence received from National Fire Protection Association and agreed to put the link to the NFPA-58 codes on its website once the URL has been received from NFPA.
A motion was made by Mr. Van Hees to approve five dealer applications for licensure. Seconded by Mr. Warner, motion carried.
Approved for Licensure
LARSEN LAWRENCE A PGD-852
GUTIERREZ LEON PGD-876
KING CRAIG S PGD-877
HIGLEY NATHAN PGD-880
FOWLER MICHAEL J PGD-881
NEXT MEETING November 15, 2011 at 9:00 AM
A motion was made by Mr. Warner to adjourn the meeting at 10:10 AM. Seconded by Mr. Van Hees, motion carried.
Jay T Hill, Chair James Lehman
Mike Warner Gary Van Hees
Richard B. Davies Tana Cory, Bureau Chief