REDWOOD EMPIRE CHAPTER
CONFERENCE OF BUILDING OFFICIALS
Minutes of the Meeting of
Wednesday August 7, 2002
1. Call to order
Chris Warrick, County of Mendocino called the meeting was called to order at
12:00 P.M. at The Quail Inn at the Oakmont Golf Center.
2. Self Introductions
Pres. Warrick welcomed 11
members to the meeting.
3. Approval of Minutes
Corrections were taken
over the net and the minutes were corrected and distributed by email and posted
to the web site. (www.reicbo.org).
M/s/Passed to accept the minutes as distributed.
There was no program as
the guest speaker did not show up for the meeting.
5. Officers and Committee Reports
Treasurer Willer, City of American Canyon, gave the balances as follows; the
checking account balance is $2665.34, the business account is $2797.52, the
education fund is $3040.16 and the CD is $11,155.92.
The secretary arrived late and was just in time to eat and run. Larry Jones was
kind enough to record the meeting for the secretary and the secretary thanks him
for a job well done. firstname.lastname@example.org.
c. Vice President
Vice President Mary Jane Fagalde, County of Lake, has been promoted to the
Planning Director of Lake County and no longer functions as the Chief Building
Inspector. She has resigned as Vice President and the Chapter needs a volunteer
to assume the duties of the V.P. until the first of the year when new elections
are held and new officers are elected. The current duties of the V.P. are to
schedule the meeting speakers. This duty will be augmented by the board officers
to assist the V. P. in any way possible. So come on folks, we need your help,
don't wait for someone else to volunteer, you may like it and you will be giving
something back to an industry that has treated you well. As Uncle Sam used to
say, "We need you." now!
President Warrick has nothing to report.
e. Executive Committee
Nothing to report.
f. Education Committee
Nothing scheduled for the current quarter, the Education Committee is working
with Dave Martinez, City of Santa Rosa to present an NFPA code seminar on the
building and electrical codes, but, to date nothing has been confirmed.
g. Code Development Committee
Don Morton reported that the committee is still working on developing a
regional standard code amendment package to standardize the amendment process to
the California code for the Redwood Empire Chapter.
h. ICBO Committee
Nothing to report.
i. CALBO Liaison
Dave Martinez, City of Santa Rosa, reported that CALBO will have a board meeting
next week in Anaheim. CALBO fire committee met last week and the meeting was
very productive. The NFPA 5000 will be available for purchase the last week in
August or the first two week in September. The fire sprinkler requirement for
single family dwellings has been removed from the NFPA 5000. The meeting sparked
CALBO board to meet and discuss the possibility of supporting one common code.
6. Correspondence and Announcements
The Northern California Fire Prevention Officer's meeting is in Petaluma this
month on the 23 of August at 9.30 a.m. at the Lucchesi Center located on North
McDowell opposite the K-Mart/Plaza Shopping Center. If interested either contact
Doug Williams or the Nor-Cal Fire Prevention Officer web site link listed on the
REICBO link page (www.reicbo.org).
7. Old Business
The location and price of our luncheons was discussed and will remain constant
at lease for the next three months with the option of moving if we find a more
convenient location. We will continue to discuss the location again and what
course to take. In the interim it was suggested that the members continue to
look for a central location with a private room and a price that would fit into
our budget. If you find a suitable location please contact Ed Henry at email@example.com.
8. New Business
Steve Jensen, County of Marin spoke about the adoption of local amendments to the
California Codes. He reported that he attended a fire prevention meeting and
the Fire Officials have finalized their local amendments to the code and that
building department jurisdictions have until November 1, 2002 to make local
amendments to the California State Building Standards and be submitted for
adoption. Dave Martinez volunteered to investigate the seminar presented by
CALBO on earthquake evaluation, similar to the ATC-20, and the registration
provided by CALBO, which is also similar to ATC-20.
9. Legislative News
Nothing to report.
10. Code Issues
Larry Jones taped the showing of the collapse of the WTC and has added the
tape to our library. If anyone wants to see it, get a hold of Larry Jones. Mr.
Jones' email address can be found on our website which is www.reicbo.org.
11. Election of Officers
The chapter is looking for a volunteer to take the Vice President's position
for the remainder of the year. It is not a time demanding position. And the
position has the help of the other board members. So if you would like to do
your part for the Redwood Empire Chapter of the International Conference of
Building Officials now is the time to step up.
M/s/Passed to adjourn the meeting at 1:00 P.M.
Respectfully submitted by Ed Henry