Minutes of the Meeting of Tuesday - October 12, 2004


1. Call to order

President Bill Schulze (County of Placer), called the meeting to order at 12:10 P.M. at Cattlemens in Petaluma.

2. Self Introductions

President Schulze welcomed 19 attendees and called for self-introductions.

3. Approval of Minutes

Minutes for the September 7, 2004, meeting were posted at the website ( and e-mailed.
M(Cliff Castle/S(Joe Willer)/Passed to accept the minutes as e-mailed.

4. Officers and Committee Reports

a. Treasurer

Mike Enright (City of Santa Rosa) reported that the balance of the checking account was $9,651.41 and the balance of the CD was $11,537.37. There are previously approved expenditures (ICC ABM and others) that will be deducted from these amounts.

b. Secretary

Reminder to keep e-mail addresses current.

c. Vice President

No report.

d. President

No report.

e. Executive Committee

No report.

f. Education Committee

Ed Henry (County of Marin) advised that the access coordinator is still trying to determine a date for a class.

g. Code Coordination Committee

No report.

h. ICC Liaison

ABM held in Salt Lake City. Secretary and Treasurer attended on behalf of the Chapter.

i. CALBO Liaison

No report.

j. Location Committee

No report.

k. Donations Committee

      No report.

5. Correspondence and Announcements


6. Legislative News

No report.

7. Code Issues

Discussion of need for expansion tanks for water heaters. It was noted that they are required for commercial installations with backflow devices in Petaluma.

8. Old Business

There was additional review of the ICC ABM and associated expenses.

9. Program


10. New Business

A brief report on some of the items from the ICC ABM was presented by Mike Enright. It was noted that two members from California were elected to the ICC Board of Directors. John LaTorra, Building Inspection Manager of Redwood City and Kevin Scott, Fire Marshal of the Kern County Fire Department were successful in their bids for a position on the Board. Various resolutions were adopted, including one that requires the election of officers for the ensuing year to be held at the Annual Business Meeting. Frank Hodge, Director of Building and Fire Codes for Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, was appointed President of the ICC Board and Henry Green, Executive Director of the Bureau of Construction Codes for the Michigan Department of Consumer and Industry Services, was named Vice President of the ICC Board.

11. Good of the Order

Mike Enright reported that the City of Santa Rosa was in the process of recruiting for various positions. He also announced that Dave Martinez would be leaving the city to accept a position with Big Bear Lake.

12. Adjournment

Meeting was adjourned at 1:40 p.m.

Respectfully submitted by Doug Williams