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Residential and Manufactured Structures Board
Regular meeting agenda

Wednesday, January 4, 2012, 9:30 a.m.
Conference Room A
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Building Codes Division
1535 Edgewater St. NW
P.O. Box 14470
Salem, OR 97309-0404
(503) 378-4133
FAX (503) 378-2322

I. Board business

A. Call to order
B. Roll call
C. Approval of agenda and order of business
D. Approval of the July 6, 2011 regular board meeting minutes
E. Review 2012 board meeting calendar dates
F. Date of the next regularly scheduled meeting: April 4, 2012
G. Farewell to board members:

  • Ray Miller - Structural engineer position, former board chair
  • David DeHarpport - Residential structural contractor, former vice-chair
  • Mike Goodrich - Multi-family contractor three stories or less above grade, former member of the Construction Industry Energy Board

H. Welcome board members:

  • John Chmelir - Multi-family contractor three stories or less above grade, John Chmelir's Sons LLC
  • Tonya Halog - Structural engineer position, James G. Pierson, Inc.
  • Emily Kemper - Public member position, PECI
  • Jan Lewis - Residential structural contractor position, Tryon Creek Contractor Inc.
  • Rick Torgerson - Manufacturer of manufactured dwellings, Golden West
  • Homes/Karsten Homes

I. Election for Chair and Vice-chair
J. Election from membership having practical experience in the residential structures industry to be member of the Construction Industry Energy Board


II. Public comment

This time is available for individuals wanting to address the board on non-agenda items only. The board will not take action on non-agenda items raised under public comment at this meeting. Testimony on agenda items will be heard when the item is called. (See "Issues to remember when addressing board" at the end of this agenda).


III. Reports

A. Building Codes Division report
B. Residential program update
C. Manufactured structures program update


IV. Communications

Overview of the scope and application of codes under the purview of the board


V. Appeals - None


VI. Unfinished business - None


VII. New business - None


VIII. Announcements - None


IX. Adjournment



Issues to remember when addressing the board:

  • All public participation is subject to the discretion of the board Chair for order of testimony, length and relevance.
  • Speakers are generally limited to five minutes.
  • Please register on the attendance registration form and on the public testimony registration form, listing the appropriate agenda item.
  • The board Chair will call you to the front testimony table.
  • Please state your name and the organization you represent (if any).
  • Always address your comments through the Chair.
  • If written material is included, please provide 20 three-hole-punched copies of all information to the boards coordinator prior to the start of the meeting and, when possible, staff respectfully requests an electronic copy of materials 24 hours prior to the meeting.


Interpreter services or auxiliary aids for persons with disabilities are available upon advance request. Persons making presentations including the use of video, DVD, PowerPoint, or overhead projection equipment are asked to contact boards coordinator 24 hours prior to the meeting. For assistance, please contact Debi Barnes-Woods at (503) 378-6787.

Please do not park vehicles with "E" plates in "customer only" spaces.

Note: For information regarding re-appointments or board vacancies, please visit the Governor's website.