By the Division of Professional Licensure


FEBRUARY 27, 2013 BOARD AGENDA

 

1.   9:00 A.M. AGENDA REVIEW:  By Chairman Paul Kennedy

            Housekeeping:  Emergency Egress – Cell Phone Use

2.   9:05 A.M.: APPROVAL OF PREVIOUS MEETING MINUTES:

• The January 30, 2013 Board Meeting Minutes

• The January 30, 2013 Executive Session Meeting Minutes

• The February 6, 2013 Board Meeting Minutes

• The February 6, 2013 Executive Session Meeting Minutes

3.   VARIANCE REQUESTS:

VR-150) MAYVAL FARM – 149 EASTHAMPTON RD – WESTHAMPTON

The Petitioner (Mr. Henry Parsons, Co-Owner) requests a variance from 248 CMR (Code of Massachusetts Regulation) 10.00, the Uniform State Plumbing Code, Section 10.06 (2) (o) (2) to allow PVC pipe in lieu of cast iron pipe for creamery wash water. Additionally, the applicant has conferred with the local plumbing inspector regarding additional plumbing requirements at this location. The Westhampton Board of Health supports this applicant’s request.

Notes: Continued from 020613

VR-151) FALL RIVER READY MIX, LLC – 245 TRIPP ST. – FALL RIVER

The Petitioner (Mr. Mark Shovlin, President) requests a variance from 248 CMR 10.10 (18) Table 1 to retain the one handicap unisex toilet room and waive the required additional handicap unisex toilet room. The Fall River Board of Health supports this variance request.

VR-155) ENGLERT TENAT SUITE – 44 GARDEN STREET - DANVERS

The Petitioner (Mr. Norman St. Hilaire) requests a variance from 248 CMR 10.09 to install a floor/trench drain with the waste going to a 65-120 gallon holding tank below grade. The Danvers Board of Health has been petitioned by the applicant.

VR-147) Board Authorized Pre-Approval – SEALED AIR CORP – 642030 HOMESTEAD AVE - HOLYOKE

The Petitioner (Pamela Neilsen, Plant Manager) requests a variance from 248 CMR 3.04, regarding the installation of unlisted gas equipment. The petitioner provided this office with a copy of the 3rd party test report for this equipment.

VR-152) Board Authorized Pre-Approval – WESTPORT LEGION, LLC – 827-829 AMERICAN LEGION HWY - WESTPORT

The Petitioner (Mr. Ed Landry, V. P., First Bristol Corp.) requests a variance from 248 CMR 10.10 (18) Table 1 to retain the one shower and waive the required additional showers; and to retain the one drinking fountain and install rough plumbing and either bottled water or dispensing machines in lieu of each of the other three required drinking fountains.  The Westport Board of Health supports this variance request.

4.   PRODUCT ACCEPTANCE

PR1) Aquatherm Lilac pipe-system for recycled/reclaimed water.

5.   DISCUSSION:

D1) Regarding possibly requiring payroll records to substantial apprentice work hours

D2) Delegate Board Authority for drinking fountains in office facilities

D3) Regarding possibly allowing an alternative method of containment in a small a facility  

       with an overhead door

D4) Regarding piping connections to Stormceptor and Proceptor

D5) Regarding Carbon Monoxide protection on gas appliance installations

D6) Regarding current Board Policy on connections to temporary gas heaters

6.   LICENSING

7.   CHARACTER REVIEW(S) / EXECUTIVE SESSION:

CR1)  E. S.    CR2)  J. P.  CR3)  C. F.  CR4)  P. C.

8.   QUASI JUDICIAL SESSION:

FDO1) PL-11-460     

9.   THE BOARD TO CONSIDER ANY MATTERS NOT REASONABLY ANTICIPATED BY THE  

      CHAIR:

ADJOURNMENT:

Note:

Reasonable accommodations or modifications will be provided to enable individuals with disabilities to participate in this Plumbing Board meeting. All requests should be submitted to Deborah Cassano at

(617)-727-3110 no later than one (1) week prior to the scheduled Board Meeting. While the Board of Examiners of Plumbers & Gas Fitters will attempt to honor all requests, those requests received after that date may not be provided due to feasibility.