Bureau of Occupational Licenses
1109 Main Street, Suite 220
Boise, ID 83702-5642
Robert F. Hansen
Barry N. Burnell
BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT: John Keady
Cherie Simpson, Management Assistant
Roger Hales, Administrative Attorney
Mary Miles, Technical Records Specialist I
OTHERS PRESENT: Patricia Brown, Brown Environmental, Inc.
Shelley Southern, Brown Environmental, Inc.
Brenda Tominaga, Idaho Water Policy Group, Inc.
Lynn Tominaga, Idaho Water Policy Group, Inc.
C. Amick, City of
A discussion was held regarding the requirements for a Class I license.
A motion was made by Mr. Hansen for Mr. Hales to draft a letter outlining the Board’s proposed modification to the requirements for a Class I license including the following:
· 800 hours of supervised experience in the Class I or higher system in not less than one calendar year.
· 32 hours of continuing education relevant to the license type.
The letter will be sent to all licensed operators; DEQ will send it to all system owners and IRWA will send it to their membership. Seconded by Mr. Villegas, motion carried.
APPLICATION FOR LICENSURE
A motion was made by Mr. Villegas to approve the changes as presented to the experience addendum. Seconded by Mr. Dees, motion carried.
A discussion was held regarding the verbiage for a Wastewater Laboratory license. The Board will discuss further at their May 13, 2009 board meeting.
A motion was made by Mr. Hansen to waive the exam and application fees for Eric Milliron and allow him to take the Wastewater Laboratory – Class II exam on June 17, 2009. Seconded by Mr. Villegas, motion carried.
NEXT MEETING April 29, 2009 at 9 AM
A motion was made by Mr. Hansen to adjourn at 12:35. Seconded by Mr. Villegas, motion carried.
William A. Thompson, Chair Robert F. Hansen
John Keady Richard Dees
Larry Annen Tana Cory, Bureau Chief