FINAL - Boiler and Pressure Vessel Safety Board Meeting Minutes January 25, 2018

Meeting Minutes January 25, 2018

I.    Call to Order
Chairperson Ms. Lynne Rush called the meeting to order at 10:03 a.m. in the Conference Room at 150 Des Moines Street, Des Moines, Iowa.

II.    Roll Call
Members Present:  Lynne Rush, Bob Brecke (via phone), Kathleen Uehling, Amy Iles (via phone), Tim Fehr (via phone), Frank Ballantini and Susan Oltrogge (via phone)
Members Absent:  Thomas Dye

Ill .   Approval of Agenda

Ms. Iles moved to approve the agenda. M s. Uehling seconded the motion and it was approved unanimously.

IV.    Approval of Minutes

Ms. Uehling moved to approve t he minutes of the November 16, 2017 meeting. Mr. Ballantini seconded the motion and it was approved unanimously.

V.    Item for Action

Adoption of rules published in the December 20, 2017 Iowa Administrative Bulletin as ARC 3504C

This Notice of Int ended Action had only minor changes such as updating addresses and email addresses.

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

VI.    Division of Labor Report -
The Division of Labor was just notified of a draft bill, LSB 5645, concerning boilers. The board agreed to schedule another meeting for Friday, February 2nd at 1:00 p.m. to discuss this item further. Ms. Uehling will send links with ASME recommended rules and statutory law to the board. The board would also like to review the potential financial impact to the boiler program. Mr. Bob Bunte, Chief Boiler Inspector, will provide information on the impact this bill will have on the Division of Labor and inspections.

VII.    Discussion of new codes adoption and appurtenances

Ms. Rush appointed a committee consisting of Mr. Bunte, Ms. Uehling and Ms. Rush to review the recent editions of codes. The committee will also compare the codes with the Fire Marshal's office. The committee anticipates having a report by the next regularly scheduled board meeting.

VIII.    Public Comment


IX.    Communications

Ms. Rush informed the board that she will not be renewing her board commission and will be retiring in May. Ms. Rush will assist the Governor's office to fill the vacancy, as well as the vacancy from the manufacturing sector.

X.    Next Meeting

•    Special Meeting Friday, February 2, 2018 at 1:00 p.m.
•    Regularly scheduled meeting Thursday, March 22, 2018 10:00 a.m. -150 Des Moines St

XI.    Agenda Items for Next Meeting

•    Notice of Intended Action concerning appurtenances and code updates.

The Commissioner recommended that the board table the inspector pay item until the next legislative session.

XII.    Adjournment

Ms. Uehling moved to adjourn the meeting; Ms. lies seconded the motion and it was approved unanimously. Board adjourned at 10:36 AM .

Respectfully submitted,
Susan Oltrogge, Secretary

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