DRINKING WATER & WASTEWATER PROFESSIONALS

Bureau of Occupational Licenses

1109 Main Street, Suite 220

Boise, ID 83702-5642 

 

Conference Call Minutes of 7/2/2008

 

 

 

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT:  Kevin M Pfenning - Vice Chair

                                                             Richard Louis Dees

                                                             Robert F. Hansen

                                                             Victor Villegas

                                                             Barry Burnell

 

 

BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT:    William A Thompson

Michael N Schroeder

                                                           

 BUREAU STAFF:                          Tana Cory, Bureau Chief

                                                            Dawn Hall, Deputy Bureau Chief

                                                            Cherie Simpson, Administrative Assistant

                                                            Roger Hales, Administrative Attorney

Mary Miles, Technical Records Specialist I

 

OTHERS PRESENT:                     Lynn Tominaga, Idaho Water Policy Group, Inc.

                                                            Virgil Leedy, Idaho Rural Water Association

                                   

 

Meeting was called to order at 9:00 a.m. MDT by Kevin Pfenning.

 

 APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

A motion was made by Mr. Burnell to approve the June 11-12, 2008 minutes as amended. Seconded by Mr. Dees, motion carried.

 

ABC SURVEY RESULTS

 

A discussion was held regarding the ABC survey sent to several states inquiring how they verify or evaluate one year experience. The Board requested the survey be sent again specifically asking if the state’s rules require a certain number of hours for full time and part time employment.

 

ONLINE EXAMS

 

A motion was made by Mr. Dees to approve the ABC Contract Amendment regarding online exams. Seconded by Mr. Hansen, motion carried.

 

A motion was made by Mr. Burnell to authorize Tana Cory to sign the ABC Amendment. Seconded by Mr. Dees, motion carried.

 

PROPOSED RULES

 

A motion was made by Mr. Burnell to accept the proposed rules as discussed. Seconded by Mr. Hansen, motion carried.

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

A motion was made by Mr. Hansen to go into executive session to review applications exempt from public disclosure per Idaho Code 67-2345 (1) (d). Seconded by Mr. Dees. Votes were: Mr. Hansen, aye; Mr. Dees, aye; Mr. Burnell, aye; and Mr. Villegas, aye; motion carried.

 

A motion was made by Mr. Hansen to come out of executive session.  Seconded by Mr. Dees. Votes were: Mr. Hansen, aye; Mr. Dees, aye; Mr. Burnell, aye; and Mr. Villegas, aye; motion carried.

 

A motion was made by Mr. Hansen to approve six application for licensure; 10 applications for exam; and to deny one application. Seconded by Mr. Dees, motion carried.

 

APPLICATIONS

 

     Approved for Licensure

                        ANDERSON MICHAEL J                BAT-16215

                        BENNION JAMES ROBERT           BAT-16322

                        BEVILLE CASEY WAYNE              BAT-16104

                        PAULSEN MIKE                               BAT-16389

                        ROYCE CORY WARREN                DWD1-16387

                        VANDYKEN CHAD M                      BAT-16393

 

    Approved for Exam

                        ARREOLA SALVADOR - WWT3

                        BENTON DAVID E - DWDVSWS

                        CERNYAR NATHAN ELLIOT - WWTOIT

                        CUNNINGHAM ELLIS E - WWCOIT

                        FLEMING TRAVIS - WWT2

                        HEBISON ROBERT C - BAT

                        POTTS STEVEN K - DWD4

                        VIGIL THOMAS MICHAEL - WWTOIT

                        WOODWARD CINDY J - WWTOIT

 

     Denied

                        SCHNEIDER CHRIS

 

NEXT MEETING

 

The next Board meeting is September 17, 2008 at 9:00 a.m.

 

A motion was made by Mr. Dees to adjourn at 10:30 a.m. Seconded by Mr. Hansen, motion carried.