By the Division of Professional Licensure


MARCH 27, 2013 BOARD AGENDA

                               The Cape Codder Resort  - 1225 Iyannough Road - Hyannis, MA 02601

 

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 February 27, 2013 Board Meeting Minutes

• The February 27, 2013 Executive Session Meeting Minutes

• The March 6, 2013 Board Meeting Minutes

• The March 6, 2013 Executive Session Meeting Minutes

3.   VARIANCE REQUESTS:

VR-164) ALL CARE DENTAL – 285 MAIN ST. – EVERETT

The Petitioner (Mr. Samer Ramadan, Owner) requests a variance from 248 CMR 10.10 to allow only one unisex bathroom on each floor and relief from the requirement for showers. The Everett Board of Health does not object to this variance request.

VR-181) MASSPORT STATE POLICE – 1 HARBORSIDE DRIVE – EAST BOSTON

The Petitioner requests a variance from 248 CMR 10.10 to allow only one unisex bathroom in lieu of the required two. Boston Inspectional Services is aware of this variance request.

VR-175) ATTLEBORO HIGH SCHOOL – 100 RATHBUN WILLARD DR. - ATTLEBORO

The Petitioner (Mr. Barry Lacasse) requests a variance from 248 CMR 10.10 Table 1 to allow a reduction in the number of plumbing fixtures associated with the remodeling of the track and field complex. The Attleboro Board of Health supports this variance request.

FYI – Staff Approvals per Board Delegation – No Board Vote Required           

            A.  Variances regarding shower requirements

                        VR-165) MRI Centers of New England – 320 Washington Street 1150 – Woburn

                        VR-168) Wynne Huang, M. D. – 320 Washington Street, Suite 2250 – Woburn

                        VR-169) Newton Wellesley Hospital – 111 Norfolk Street – Walpole

                        VR-172) Affiliates in Foot Care – 100 Unicorn Park Drive – Woburn                                   

                        B. Variances regarding floor drain requirements due to use of bollards

                                    VR-173) Tighe Logistics – 485 Wildwood Ave. – Woburn

                        C. Variances regarding installation of unlisted gas equipment

                                    VR-170) Radant Technologies – 255 Hudson Road - Stow

C. Variances regarding drinking fountain alternatives

                                    VR-180) Liberty Mutual Insurance – 175 Berkeley Street - Boston

4.   PRODUCT ACCEPTANCE:           

PR1) Anastasia Karplus Town of Falmouth Test Site request for Eco-Toilet incentive program

5.   DISCUSSION:

            D1) Scheduling Public Hearing regarding Gas Code revisions

            D2) New Plumbing & Gas Licenses (Handout to Board Members)

            D3) Possible revisions to current Board Policy regarding “Substantially Equivalent” licenses

            D4) LP Installer experience/education towards gas fitter license

6.   LICENSING:

7.   CHARACTER REVIEW(S) / EXECUTIVE SESSION:

CR1)       CR2)        CR3)  

8.   QUASI JUDICIAL SESSION:

            FDO1) PL-11-380

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.