Elevator Safety Board Meeting Minutes December 7, 2018


Meeting Minutes

December 7, 2018

I.        Call to order

Chairperson Kris Kesterson called the meeting to order at 3:00 p.m. in the conference room at 150 Des Moines Street, Des Moines, Iowa.

II.        Roll call

Members present:          Kris Kesterson (via phone), Wayne Sims (via phone), Kerry Dixon (via phone), Kathleen Uehling, Craig Clabaugh (via phone) and Marvin Schumacher (via phone)

Member absent: Amy Infelt, Peggy VandenBerg, and Justin Carleton

Ms. Caroline Barrett, Assistant Attorney General 2, also attended via phone.

III.        ​​​​​​​Approval of agenda

Ms. Dixon moved to approve the agenda and Mr. Schumacher seconded the motion. The Board approved it unanimously.

IV.        Approval of minutes from December 4, 2018

Ms. Dixon moved to approve the December 4, 2018 minutes. Ms. Uehling seconded the motion and the board approved it unanimously.

V.         Report by the committee on ASME A17.3

Ms. Dixon reported that the committee recommends changes to two rules relating to A17.3.    

The committee recommends language to clarify when an alteration permit related to A17.3 is needed and to establish a reduced fee for A17.3 alteration permits.  The new language would reduce the fee for qualifying alteration permits to $250.00.  Ms. Dixon stated the reason for the urgency of this meeting is to allow time for building owners to take advantage of these changes.  Ms. Uehling also noted that the timing of the adoption of the Notice of Intended Action will coincide with the board’s February 20, 2019 meeting.

VI.        Items for Action

Notice of Intended Action concerning alteration permits for work related to ASME A17.3

Ms. Uehling moved to approve the Notice of Intended Action.  Mr. Sims seconded. The board unanimously approved the motion.

VII.       Communications

No communications.

VIII.        Next Meeting Dates

  • Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. 150 Des Moines Street

  • Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. 150 Des Moines Street

IX.        Next meeting agenda

  • Financial update by Division of Labor
  • Variance application from Principal Financial Group (E2019-001)
  • Tabled Petition for Declaratory Order from Marc Wallace (E2018-193)

X.         Public comments 

No public comments.

XI.        Adjournment

Mr. Sims moved to adjourn the meeting. The board approved.  The meeting adjourned at 3:07 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

Ms. Kerry Dixon, Secretary

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