Boiler and Pressure Vessel Safety Board Meeting Minutes May 26, 2017

Meeting Minutes
May 26, 2016

I.  Call to Order

Chairperson Lynne Rush called the meeting to order at 10:01 a.m. in the Capitol View Conference Room at 1000 East Grand Ave, Des Moines, Iowa. 

II.  Roll Call

Members Present:  Lynne Rush, Chairperson, Kathleen Uehling, Bob Brecke, Amy Iles  (via phone), Susan Oltrogge (via phone) and Tom Dye

Members Absent:  Tim Fehr and Frank Ballantini

Ms. Rush appointed Ms. Uehling Secretary Pro-tem.

III.  Approval of Agenda

Mr. Brecke moved to approve the draft agenda.  Mr. Dye seconded the motion and it was approved unanimously.    

IV.  Approval of Minutes

Ms. Uehling moved to approve the minutes of the January 28, 2016 meeting.  Mr. Brecke seconded the motion and it was approved unanimously.

V.  Item for Action   

Adoption of Notice of Intended Action concerning requirements to report repairs, alterations, explosions, injuries and other incidents published in the February 17, 2016 Iowa Administrative Bulletin as ARC 2419C.  Ms. Uehling stated that no comments have been received.  Ms. Uehling made a motion to approve the Notice of Intended Action; Mr. Brecke seconded the motion and it was approved unanimously.

VI.  Discussion about ASME Code Cases

After a brief discussion by the Board, it was decided not to change the way we handle new code cases.  If someone were to have an issue, the Board would review it on a case-by-case basis.  Obsolete cases can be deleted during the 2017 Rules Review.

Ms. Oltrogge joined the meeting via phone during this discussion at approximately 10:12 am.

VII.  Public Comment


VIII.  Division of Labor Report

Board members should submit expense claims by end of June.  Chief Boiler Inspector Rick Merkle distributed for board consideration synopses of the new 2015 CSD-1 and 2016 NFPA 31 codes.      

IX.  Communications


X.  Next Meeting

Thursday, June 23, 2016  10:00 AM

XI.  Agenda Items for Next Meeting    


XII.  Adjournment

Ms. Uehling moved to adjourn; Mr. Brecke seconded the motion and it was approved unanimously.  Board adjourned at 10:23 AM.

Respectfully submitted

Kathleen Uehling, Secretary Pro-tem

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