Boiler and Pressure Vessel Board Minutes April 26, 2018


Meeting Minutes

April 26, 2018

I. Call to Order

Chairperson Ms. Lynne Rush called the meeting to order at 10:00 a.m. in the Conference Room at 150 Des Moines Street, Des Moines, Iowa. 

II. Roll Call

Members Present:         Lynne Rush

                                    Bob Brecke

                                    Thomas Dye (via phone)

                                    Kathleen Uehling

                                    Tim Fehr

                                    Susan Oltrogge                                                                           

Members Absent:           Frank Ballantini and Amy Iles

Ms. Emily Willits, Director, Licensing & Administrative Law Division, also attended.

III. Approval of Agenda

Ms. Uehling moved to approve the agenda. Mr. Brecke seconded the motion and it was approved unanimously.    

IV. Approval of Minutes

Ms. Uehling moved to approve the minutes of the March 16, 2018 meeting.   Mr. Brecke seconded the motion and it was approved unanimously.

V.   Item for Action

Ms. Rush and Ms. Uehling discussed items in the Notice of Intended Action.  The document included amendments needed due to HF2297, changes recommended by the subcommittee on appurtenances, updating a web address, and updating codes adopted by reference.  Several questions concerning implementation of HF2297 were discussed.

Ms. Oltrogge moved to approve the Notice of Intended Action.  Mr. Brecke seconded the motion and the board approved it unanimously. 

 VI.  Division of Labor report

Ms. Uehling stated the Division of Labor will review the website pages and documents looking for anything that needs updated.  Labor Commissioner, Michael Mauro, requested that the board also review them and notify the division of any possible changes. 

VII. Communications

Mr. Bunte invited everyone to the Boiler and Pressure Vessel Conference at Stoney Creek Inn Conference Center in Johnston tomorrow.  Registration is at 7:30 a.m. and the conference starts at 8:00 a.m.  About 75 people have indicated a desire to attend.

Commissioner Mauro also noted that the Worker’s Memorial Day ceremony will be held on the west side of the Capitol terrace tomorrow at 11 a.m.  This annual gathering recognizes the workers who lost their lives while on the job.

Ms. Rush announced she is retiring tomorrow but will remain on the board.

VIII.   Next Meeting

  • Thursday, May 24, 2018 10:00 a.m. – 150 Des Moines St

IX.   Agenda Items for Next Meeting 

  • No agenda items at this time

X. Adjournment

Ms. Uehling moved to adjourn the meeting.  Ms. Oltrogge seconded the motion and it was approved unanimously.  The board adjourned at 10:25 a.m..

Respectfully submitted,

Susan Oltrogge, Secretary

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