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Building Codes Structures Board
Amended meeting agenda to include Item IV.A. and supplemental
information related to IEBC

Wednesday, August 6, 2008, 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 May 7, 2008 regular board meeting minutes
E. Date of the next regularly scheduled meeting: November 5, 2008
F. Possible special teleconference meeting: Thursday, September 4, 2008
G. Formal farewell to board members Michael Steffen and Blair Bubenik
H. Welcome new board members Rene Gonzalez, Bill Wellard and Steven Wood


II. Public comment

This time is set aside for persons wishing to address the board on non-agenda items. Speakers are limited to five minutes. If written material is included, please provide 20 three-hole-punched copies of all information to board staff prior to the meeting for distribution to board members. Action will not be taken at this meeting on citizen comments. The board, however, after hearing from interested persons, may place items on a future agenda so proper notice may be given to all interested parties.


III. Reports

A. Building Codes Division report
B. Program update


IV. Communications

A. Discussion concerning the adoption of the Alternate Method Ruling N. OSSC 08-05 for 2006 International Existing Building Code (IEBC), Chapter 34 of the Oregon Structural Specialty Code (Late submission now included) No action required at this meeting. For discussion only (Supplemental information related to IEBC – handout at meeting)
B. Statewide code interpretation related to equine facility exemption
C. Statewide code interpretation related to agricultural exemption
D. Electrical licensing exemption from engineer requirements


V. Appeals - None


VI. Unfinished business - None


VII. New business

A. Board review and approve Statewide Alternate Method Ruling No. OSSC 08-04 for continued use of adhesive anchors
B. Board review and make recommendations on mid-cycle code amendment for fire alarms in SR Occupancies
C. Board review and approve OSSC minimum base shear equation rule


VII. Announcements


VIII. Adjournment


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