SOUTHERN OREGON CHAPTER INTERNATIONAL CODE COUNCIL MINUTES April 26, 2013 / 12:00 P.M. Black Bear Diner, 1900 NW 6th Street, Grants Pass, OR
CALL TO ORDER/INTRODUCTIONS
Chapter President, Charles Chase, called the meeting to order at 12:10 P.M.
Members in attendance: Charles Chase, Ted Zuk, Nannette Chase, Robert Rice, LaruaLee Snook, Michael Morter, Aaron Yuma, Rick Friedman, Roger Haydon, Audra Wonsyld, Lynda Wulf.
Kent English of Action Industrial Systems was the guest presenter. Kent has operated the company for the last 14 years. The company provides installation and maintenance for commercial fire alarms. Kent gave a presentation on NFPA 72. He handed out information packets on System Records of Inspection & Testing and Pull Stations.
III. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Robert Rice made a motion to approve the March minutes as presented and Lynda Wulf seconded the motion. Motion carried.
IV. REPORTS FROM OFFICERS
Operating Report - Ted Zuk handed out copies of the March 2013 operating report. Ted stated that we has a net increase of $191.87 last month due to membership fees and class fees for the May 3rd Grease Interceptor & Horizontal Wet Venting Class. 13 people have signed up so far for this class. Ted mentioned there was a slight snag with getting the PayPal account set up but it will be ready to use in a few weeks. The contract with Cyber Source, who we use now to collect funds, will be up in January 2014.
Ted spoke about the upcoming June 28th chapter meeting in Brookings. Those wishing to stay overnight at the Brookings Inn can purchase a room for $75. There are also camping and RV spaces available at Harris Beach. Ted will be staying at Harris Beach and offered to hold a group campfire that evening at his spot in Loop A. Nannette reported that only 10 out of 34 members who responded to the Brookings meeting survey are planning to attend. Ted will contact Western Wood Products about giving a presentation at the June 28th meeting.
V. UNFINISHED BUSINESS
2013 ABM – At the March meeting, Ted Zuk, Chris Reising, and Nannette Chase were appointed to decide the location for this year’s ABM. Nannette stated that the Ashland Springs Hotel in downtown Ashland has been selected. The Conservatory Room has been reserved which also allows use of the outdoor patio. A buffet dinner and no host bar along with interesting speakers will be part of this year’s ABM. Complete details will be sent to all members soon and the registration form posted on the website before the first of June.
VI. NEW BUSINESS
OBOA Update – Robert Rice passed out code development information. He spoke about the IRC coded hearings that are currently taking place in Dallas, Texas. Robert reminded members that they can listen to live streaming of the code hearings on-line using the link on the ICC webpage. He stated that were over 2,000 code proposals submitted for Group B.
Rotary Club of Port Orford Raffle – Dave Bassett requested that information regarding the raffle of a view lot located on the Oregon Coast be read to members. Dave has donated the lot to be raffled off. The cost of the raffle tickets are $100 each and the proceeds will go to the Rotary Scholarship Foundation. The drawing will be held on October 26, 2013, at the American Legion Hall in Port Orford, OR. For complete information check the website: www.PortOrford Rotary.org
Letter From Southern Nevada Chapter of ICC – A letter from the SNICC was received after last month’s meeting. It asked chapter presidents to submit a letter of support for holding the 2015 ICCABM in Las Vegas, NV. Due to the deadline of April 16, 2013, having already passed, our chapter will not be submitting a letter.
VII. OPEN DISCUSSION
Emails to Members Regarding Agenda and Minutes - Audra stated that she did not receive an email reminder with attached agenda for this month’s meeting. Robert suggested that reminder emails would be more helpful if the subject line had a clear and concise message, as that is what most people look at first.
VIII. NEXT MEETING
June 28, 2013, 12 P.M., Brookings Inn, 1143 Chetco Ave., Brookings, OR
Presentation: Ted Fitzgerald, Harbor Master for the Port of Brookings / Revival of Failed Harbor Renovation Project & Tsunami Damage And Reconstruction Of Port