September 10, 2014 Fargo ND
Meeting Called to order by Todd Johnson
Roll Call: Todd Johnson’ Past President; Christine Rose, President; Steve Johnson, Vice President; Shawn Ouradnik, Secretary/Treasurer; Ron Fettig, (NW rep.); Doug Lalim, (SW Rep.); Scott Boura (NE Rep); Darrel Zaback (At-Large)
Absent: Gary Klundt, (SE Rep.)
Treasurer’s Report: Read by Shawn Ouradnik Shawn needs to look over amounts to verify and resubmit. Steve Johnson motion to approve and review Second Christine Rose.
Minutes from July 30, 2014, were distributed. Motion by Christine Rose to approve, second Darrel Zaback
Education Committee Report: Steve Johnson discussed the Fargo seminar on September 11th and 12th. Topics for the 11th are Legal aspects and the 12th is Advanced Means of Egress. The Bismarck seminar on March 18, 19, and 20 2015 was discussed and Doug Thornburg will be the instructor for the two day course on the IBC Nonstructural plans review. A block of rooms at the Comfort Inn in Bismarck has been set aside and the meeting rooms have been booked. Food needs to be looked into and Doug Lalim was asked to do so.
Legislative Committee: Discussion on allowing Ray Zeigler to chair of the legislative committee and Christine Rose will call him to see if he is interested.
Historical Committee Report: Todd Johnson reported on whether or not to keep giving honorary memberships for retired members.
Nominating Committee: Terms for reps. No report.
Mechanical Committee: Todd Johnson recommended that the committee members are forever unless they need or want to be taken off. Darrel Zaback is to be the chair. The committee held a meeting on September 10 at 11:00 am to discuss what the test will include as well as how to address continuing education.
State of ND Rep: Bruce Hagen not in attendance Rory Hoffman gave report in Bruce’s place. Bruce Hagen will have a conference call with the ND Advisory Committee in late September, if any questions or comments are to be made pleas get them to Bruce as soon as possible. The conflict between the ICC Annual Business Meeting and the conference call was brought to everyone’s attention and may complicate the participation in the call.
ICC Rep: No Report
Old Business: A: Fargo Seminar on Advanced means of egress and Legal aspects
B: Christine Rose discussed High school outreach program. We will pay for lunch and possible promotional items. Christine asked for volunteers to introduce themselves to the students and ask them a couple questions. Christine also brought up the fact that when this is done in the future that having more than one person to do the planning is needed.
C: 2015 seminars to be held in Bismarck on March 18, 19, & 20. Doug Thornburg will be the instructor for the two day course on the IBC Nonstructural plans review. A block of rooms at the Comfort Inn in Bismarck has been set aside and the meeting rooms have been booked. Food needs to be looked into and Doug Lalim was asked to do so. Invitations will need to be mailed out in early January to meet 8 week deadline.
D: Fall 2015 seminar to be located in western end of state. Using Minot, Dickinson or Medora for fall seminar was discussed and Steve Johnson is to check on available places and costs in all cities. Tentative dates are around September 10th or 11th again.
E: NDBOA enrolment count is around 350 members.
F: Repot on code books for sale, 1 2012 IBC left all other sold. May get 2015 code books and sell for 2015 Significant Changes seminar.
New Business: A: Need to update committee list to include the Mechanical Committee.
B: 3 positions to expire in December of 2014.Will allow the current representatives from the North West, South East, and the At-Large to renew terms.
C: Web site needs to be updated. Shawn Ouradnik will get the minuets and Bismarck information to Christine Rose to give to the web administrator as soon as possible.
D: Region III dues were paid.
E: Todd Johnson and Brady Blaskowski received the two scholarships to attend the ICC Annual Business Meeting in late September and early October.
F:Recived promotional binders to give away at next day’s seminars.
Correspondence and Announcements: Christine Rose passed out scholarship for collage scholarships to be awarded to high school students for review.
Adjournment: Motion by Christine Rose second by Bruce Taralson