Minutes of the Meeting of Tuesday - October 7, 2003


1. Call to order

President Ed Henry (County of Marin), called the meeting to order at
12:25 P.M. at Ring's Restaurant, Embassy Suites, San Rafael

2. Self Introductions

President Henry welcomed fourteen attendees and called for self-introductions.

3. Approval of Minutes

Minutes were posted at the website for corrections ( and e-mailed.
M/s/Passed to accept the minutes as corrected.


4. Officers and Committee Reports

a. Treasurer

Daryl Phillips reported that the balance of the checking account is $10,510.13 and the balance of the CD is $11,400.25, the total of the two accounts is $21,910.38.

b. Secretary

Tom Carlton reported that the name change vote would be discussed under old business.

c. Vice President

Bill Schulze reported he will act as Secretary until a new secretary is elected.

d. President

Ed Henry (Marin County) reported that Tom Carlton will be taking a leave of absence due to medical problems. M/s/Passed to have President Henry to contact Tom and find out he needs during his leave.

Ed next reported that REACO is an ICC chapter. Ed will contact ICC to have a representative at the installation of officers meeting in December. A name change with the State of California is in process.

At the November meeting we will have a program on Green Building.

e. Executive Committee

No report.

f. Education Committee

No report.

g. Code Development Committee

No report.

h. ICC Liaison

No report.

i. CALBO Liaison

Ed Henry attended the regional meeting in San Leandro and the main topic was code adoption. CALBO is not going to challenge the Code adoption process this will be up to ICC. CALBO will meet with future governmental political candidates.

j. Location Committee

November 4 - Olive Garden Rohnert Park
December 2 - Joseph's Santa Rosa by Old Railroad Square

k. Donations Committee

Guy Bachelis requested that our group donate $500 to Habitat for Humanity Sonoma County. His request will be brought before the donations committee for a recommendation at the November meeting.

5. Correspondence and Announcements

Ed stated that we will be receiving a banner from ICC.

6. Old Business


7. New Business

Guy requested that any members interested in donating time to help in construction or construction management for affordable housing should contact Habitat For Humanities of Sonoma County. Guy will put out an email to all members requesting help.

Jim Moscoso (City of Larkspur) took a straw poll of how many agencies will be closing between Christmas and New Year's.

M/s/Passed to put with our name the four counties we serve Marin, Sonoma, Lake, and Mendocino.

8. Legislative News


9. Code Issues

Clif Castle (Coastland Engineering) asked if anyone had a green building program. Mike Enright (Santa Rosa) stated that the City of Santa Rosa is currently developing a policy for green building.

Ed Henry stated that County of Marin has a Sustainability Housing Program.

10. Adjournment

M/s/Passed: motion to adjourn.

Respectfully submitted by Bill Schulze.