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Spring, 2017 Meeting and Education Details

The spring gathering for 2017 will be held March 22-24, 2017 at the Baymont Inn and Suites in Fargo.  The Executive Board and General Membership Meetings will be held on the 22nd.

Thursday, March 23rd, features not only a class on the 2015 IFC and IBC fire protection systems provisions but that evening there will be a reception for the NDBOA building officials that retired in the previous year.

Friday will focus on the legal aspects of code administration.  Lunch will be provided both days.  Details and the registration form are attached below.

Spring 2017 Seminar Info
Spring 2017 Registration

March 18, 2015 Exective Board Meeting Minutes

Meeting Called to order by Todd Johnson

Roll Call: Christine Rose, President; Todd Johnson’ Past President; Steve Johnson, Vice President; Shawn Ouradnik, Secretary/Treasurer; Ron Fettig, (NW rep.); Doug Lalim, (SW Rep.); Gary Klundt, (SE Rep.); Darrel Zaback (At-Large); Scott Boura (NE Rep)

Absent: None

Minuets from September 10th in Fargo were distributed. Todd Johnson made a motion to accept minuets Steve Johnson 2nd. Approved.

Treasurer’s Report:
Read by Shawn Ouradnik. Steve Johnson made a motion to approve the treasurer’s report., Christine Rose 2nd. Approved

Education Committee Report:
A: Steve Johnson reported on Bismarck conference. Bismarck was a two day seminar on 2012 Performing Nonstructural Plan Reviews Presented by Michael Giachetti.

B: Michael Giachetti will be replacing Doug Thornburg as instructor in Bismarck.

C: Christine Rose would like to see if we can get a discount for teacher change. Todd Johnson made a motion for Christine Rose to pursue ICC for a discount Scott Boura 2nd, motion approved.

Legislative Committee:
Ray Ziegler reported a quiet session.

Historical Committee Report:
No Report. Discussion was had about the three honorary memberships extended to Jim Weight, Rich Barta, and Darrel Linnertz. Jerome Miller will be leaving the city of Fargo for retirement; Gary Klundt made a motion to nominate Bruce Taralson to replace Jerome Miller, Todd Johnson second, motion approved.

Mechanical Committee Report:
Darrell Zaback reported on meeting held on March 18th at ten o’clock in Comfort Suites meeting room. The group went over how to communicate between offices and how to administer the test. Most issues resolved. The need to have a permanent committee in place was discussed and permanent committee will consist of current committee. The test will be changed every code cycle and 3 tests for Journey Man status and 3 tests for Master status will be maintained. Administrative issues were tabled and will be resolved at a later meeting. Ray Ziegler did not get the last correspondence for the 10 o’clock meeting; this issue will be resolved for future meetings. The next meeting may be held in April in Jamestown.

Region III Rep:
Rick Hauffe ICC rep. had no report.

State of ND Rep:
Bruce Hagen reported on third party inspections with 2 states talking about joining the third party inspection group. Miss labeling issues for mobile homes were discussed. Suggestion was made for NDBOA to put forth a proposal to impose a penalty for mobile home infractions. Code adoption was discussed and Bruce went over the process of code adoption with a time line.

Amendments can be submitted until the public hearing in July. The state then holds and adoption meeting in September, with an adoption date of January 1 2017. The group discussed having 2015 ICC changes class in spring of 2016. Jamestown region has decided to pursue a regional building inspector position. Bruce Hagen informed then that the NDBOA may be able to help and to contact us if needed.

Old Business:
A: Steve Johnson reported on Bismarck conference. Bismarck was a two day seminar on 2012 Performing Nonstructural Plan Reviews Presented by Michael Giachetti. Michael Giachetti will be replacing Doug Thornburg as instructor in Bismarck.

B: Fall training to be held in Medora; suggestions for the training were IRC preforming residential inspections, and town house inspections courses. Steve Johnson will look into classes and schedule.

C: Shawn Ouradnik reported on the current mailing list and seminar numbers. On the mailing list we have 408 people, 124 paid and in good standing, 55 attending the conference in Bismarck. The group will look into the returned invitations from the post office and see if the group ion the general meeting can give information on individuals that were supposed to receive them and update the mailing list.

D: Todd Johnson handed out the NDBOA job description to the group.

New Business:
A: Steve Johnson may not move to President Position due to retirement.

B: The website needs to be updated. Shawn Ouradnik will get draft of minuets to Christine Rose as soon as possible.

C: Dues for Region III membership are due. Todd Johnson made a motion to pay the dues, Steve Johnson 2nd the motion, motion approved.

D: Scholarships for the ICC ABM in September were discussed. The scholarships would include reimbursement for meals, hotel, and flight. Shawn Ouradnik made a motion to provide two scholarships again this year, Steve Johnson 2nd, motion approved.

E: NDBOA scholarships for local NDBOA were discussed and the group decided to put the information on the website for any jurisdiction that may want to apply. Scholarship would include seminar dues and year membership.

F: Christine Rose and Steve Johnson will look into promotional items such as shirts, vests, or other items. Garry Klundt made a motion to up the allowance from $2000 to $2500 Darrell Zaback 2nd, motion approved.

G: High School scholarship discussion was had. Two students applied for scholarship; Garret Goldwater and Haley Hugelen, both to be awarded $1000 for trade school. Doug Lalim made a motion to offer both a $1000 scholarship Darrel Zaback 2nd, motion approved.

H: Changing the High School scholarship in the future was discussed. The possibility of putting questions onto the form for future awards was introduced and will be looked into. Christine Rose will try to find out how the NDBOA can give the scholarship money directly to schools the recipients are attending.

I: The summer Executive meeting to be in Devils Lake with tentative dates of July 15th-16th. Rooms have been held with the meeting to be on July 16th.

J: Spring 2016 meeting proposed to be in Minot at the Sleep Inn, Darrel Zaback is going to look into booking.

Correspondence and Announcements:
Building safety month was discussed. Christine Rose may try to negotiate packets from ICC for Bismarck seminar instructor change issues. Ray Zeigler discussed concerns he has about the decline of NDBOA involvement and what could be done to remedy the issue by putting forth information to the public.

Adjournment:
Shawn Ouradnik moved for adjournment, Doug Lalim 2nd, motion approved.

September 10, 2014 Executive Board Meeting Minutes

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

April 2, 2014 Executive Board Minutes

Meeting Called to order by Todd Johnson

Roll Call: Christine Rose, President; Todd Johnson’ Past President; Steve Johnson, Vice President; Shawn Ouradnik, Secretary/Treasurer; Ron Fettig, (NW rep.); Doug Lalim, (SW Rep.); Gary Klundt, (SE Rep.); Darrel Zaback (At-Large)

Absent: Scott Boura (NE Rep)

Treasurer’s Report: Read by Shawn Ouradnik Motion by Darrel Zaback to approve, Second Steve Johnson

Minutes from Sep 18, 2013, were distributed. Motion by Todd Johnson to approve, second Shawn Ouradnik

Education Committee Report: Steve discussion about 2014 fall meeting to be in Fargo Sep 10, 11, 12 with topics to be Legal aspects and Means of Egress. Location on western side of state for future seminars to be discussed later. Minot tentative dates to be Sep. 16, 17, 18 2015 March 2015 possible in Bismarck. Christine discussed the high school outreach program to be held in Fargo on September 11 with possibility of more possibly in Jamestown or Minot.

Legislative Committee: Discussion on allowing Ray Zeigler to be part of committee again after becoming Building Official of Burleigh County.

Historical Committee Report: Todd reported retirement party went well. Richard Barta, Darrell Linnertz and Jim Weight were given honorary memberships.

Nominating Committee: Terms for reps. No new nominations. Todd discussed need to change term expirations for Ron Fettig, Gary Klundt, and Darrell Zaback from 2016 to 2014.

Region III Rep: Not in Attendance

ICC Rep: Not in Attendance

State of ND Rep: Bruce discussed manufactured homes in McKenzie County, may need stickers specific to county.

Old Business:
A: Fargo Seminar on Advanced means of egress and Legal aspects

B: Christine discussed High school outreach program. We will pay for lunch and possible promotional items. Progam will include classes on soft skills, why we have code, plans and then a job fair will be held. Budget for program discussed, not made yet.

C: 2015 seminars to be held in Bismarck on March 18, 19,20, Shawn will call about Comfort Inn availability.

New Business:
A: Mechanical reciprocal licenses discussed with overview of meeting prior to executive meeting taken by Christine. Discussion on forming state boards for building and mechanical licensing, decided to keep it more local and uniform. Nominations for Mechanical licensing committee to be e-mailed to Christine.

B: Need to switch dates for term expirations for Ron Fettig, Gary Klundt, and Darrell Zaback from 2016 to 2014.

C: No committee updates. Need to update Shawn’s information on web site.

D: Bought 5 IBC and 5 IRC code books to be sold. Buyer does not have to be NDBOA member and will be sold for our cost.

E: High school outreach program budget discussed. Will allocate $2500 dollars for promotional items for program. May ask state for assistance with cost of program.

F: Scholarship 2014 ICC annual meeting discussed will be offering two scholarships again this year. Need to apply for ICC scholarship to qualify.

Adjournment: Motion by Darrell Zaback second by Shawn Ouradnik

September 18, 2013 Executive Board Meeting Minutes

September 18, 2013, Bismarck, ND

Meeting called to order by Bruce Taralson.

Roll Call: Todd Johnson, President; Bruce Taralson, Past President; Christine Rose, Vice President; Steve Johnson, Secretary/Treasurer; Ron Fettig (NW Rep); Doug Lalim (SW Rep.); Gary Klundt (SE Rep).

Absent: Darrel Zaback (At Large); Scott Boura (NE Rep);

Minutes from July 10, 2013, were distributed. Motion by Todd Johnson to approve, seconded by Ron Fettig.

Treasurer’s Report: Read by Steve J. Motion by Chris Rose to approve, seconded by Ron Fettig.

Education Committee Report: Chris Rose discussed the bills for the books for the Energy Code and IRC framing seminar in Bismarck. The spring 2014 meeting will be held in Grand Forks on April 2, 3, and 4 at the C’mon Inn.

Legislative Committee Report: Todd Johnson reported that the code adoption hearings have been completed and went well. Ray Ziegler has retired from the City of Bismarck effective September 15th. Doug Lalim may assume the position of chairman of the legislative committee if Ray Ziegler decides not to continue.

Historical Committee Report: Bruce T. reported that a retirement party will be held Thursday at the Ramada Inn with a social at 6 p.m. followed by a dinner at 6:45 p.m. Honorary memberships will be given to Richard Barta, Darrell Linnertz and Jim Waite.

Nominating Committee: At the general business meeting, Todd Johnson shall nominate Shawn Ouradnik as secretary/treasurer.

Region III Rep: Pat Parsley was not in attendance.

ICC Rep: Rick Hauffe will discuss items at the general membership meeting.

State of ND Rep: Bruce Hagen stated the code adoption hearings have been completed with a January 1st 2014 effective date for the State Building Code. Bruce said that there has been a request for mechanical training and testing for residential contractors and inspectors. There will be no cost for the training which will last 3-4 hours.

Old Business:
A. Bismarck topics are the Energy Code update and IRC framing.

B. The 2014 spring seminar will be in Grand Forks on April 2, 3, and 4 at the C’mon Inn. Topics will be Assembly and Institutional occupancies for the 2012 IBC. Jay Woodward will be the instructor.

C. The 2014 fall meeting will be held in Fargo, on September 10, 11 and 12 at the Doublewood Inn. Possible topics will be Accessibility and Administrative issues but will be determined at a later date. The 2015 spring meeting was discussed, to be held in the western region in possibly Williston or Dickinson.

D. Membership dues and seminar forms were discussed. The mailing went out with no problems.

E. Chris Rose will be distributing blinki pins at the seminars.

F. $500 each was contributed to the Region III ICC meet and greet hospitality group and the New Jersey ICC Chapter.

New Business:
A. ND State Building Code Advisory Committee Members. Todd Johnson reported that the code adoption hearings were held. There will no change to the Energy Code.

B. The NDBOA SW Executive Representative will be Doug Lalim of Mandan.

C. Committee Updates: Committee members will be updated to add Bruce Taralson to the Nominating Committee and Doug Lalim and Brady Blaskowski to the Legislative Committee.

D. The website will be updated with information and photos from the Bismarck meeting.

E. A retirement dinner for honorary members Rich Barta, Darrel Linnertz, and James Waite will be at the Ramada Inn on September 19, 2013, at 6 p.m.

F. Mechanical licensing. Darrel Z. and Bill Mobray will be updating the committee.

G. A new projector has been purchased for seminar training.

H. ICC annual business meeting attendees will be Todd Johnson, Chris Rose and Shawn Ouradnik. There was discussion about someone attending a high school informational training session at the ICC meeting in New Jersey.

I. ICC Board of Directors candidate support. The NDBOA will stay neutral in regard to supporting candidates for the ICC Board of Directors.

Adjournment: Motion by Todd Johnson. seconded by Chris Rose.

Submitted:

Steve Johnson
Secretary/Treasurer