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Electrical and Elevator Board
Amended meeting agenda removing New Business Item VII.B.

Thursday, July 28, 2011, 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 26, 2011 regular board meeting minutes
E. Date of the next regularly scheduled meeting: September 22, 2011
F. Formal farewell to Lowell Arno, electrical contractor position
G. Welcome new member Steve Trapp, electrical contractor position
H. Board vote for Chair and Vice-chair
I. Board vote for Construction Industry Energy Board member with practical experience in the electrical industry


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. Enforcement update
C. Final orders

1. Consideration of final order assessing civil penalties in the matter of John Kennedy
2. Consideration of final order assessing civil penalties in the matter of Larry L. Saunders

D. Summary of enforcement actions previously taken by the division for 16 cases outlined on the enforcement board report (No board action required)
E. License suspension at the request of the Department of Revenue for Paul L. Bentson (No board action required)
F. Electrical program update
G. Elevator program update


IV. Communications

A. Update on the Residential Provisions of the 2011 Oregon Reach Code
B. Update on the 2011 Oregon Elevator Code adoption process


V. Appeals - None


VI. Unfinished business - None


VII. New business
(Item B. is being removed from this agenda and will not be heard at this scheduled meeting)

A. Board review and provide a recommendation to amend certain provisions of the continuing education rules
B. Board review and provide a recommendation for indorsement requests for plant electricians
C. Board review and provide comments on draft rule implementing specialized inspector certification, Phase II of House Bill 3462


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.

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