By the Division of Professional Licensure



MAY 29, 2013 BOARD AGENDA

 

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

            Housekeeping:  Emergency Egress – Cell Phone Use

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

             May 1, 2013 Board Minutes

VARIANCE REQUESTS:

VR196) CHIPOTLE MEXICAN GRILL – 316 NORTH MARKET ST – FANEUIL HALL – BOSTON

The Petitioner (Mr. Keith T. Bettencourt, Senior Associate Manager, BKA Architects, Inc.) requests a    variance from 248 CMR 10.10 (18) Table 1 to allow the installation of one unisex, accessible public toilet        in lieu of the required two (2).  Boston Inspectional Services takes no position regarding this variance request.

PV219) UMASS MEDICAL SCHOOL – 55 LAKE AVENUE NORTH - WORCESTER

The Petitioner (Mark Terry Sr. requests a variance from 248 CMR 3.04 (1) to use a non-product accepted exchanger to control the ambient heat which raises the water temperature in the emergency tempered water system above the acceptable limits required by code.  As this is a State Project, no Board of Health letter is required.

GV221) DANIEL OLIVER – 40 WATER ST – MATTAPOISETT

The Petitioner (David Erickson, Erickson’s Antique Stoves) requests a variance from 248 CMR 3.04 (1) to allow the installation of a restored circa 1928 Magic Chef 6 burner, double-oven gas range at this location.   As this is a Gas Variance, no Board of Health letter is required.

PV223) TJW CORP. – 380 EAST MAIN ST. – FALL RIVER

The Petitioner (Mr. Wilson Tiburtino, Owner) requests a variance from 248 CMR 10.10 (18) Table 1 to allow the installation of one unisex restroom, due to limited space (1400 sq. ft).  The Fall River Board of Health and the Plumbing Inspector have no issues with the variance request.

PV227) THE BOSTON CONSERVATORY – 132 IPSWICH ST. – BOSTON

The Petitioner (Mr. Christopher Genter, Architect, Utile, Inc., Architects) requests a variance from 248 CMR 10.10 (18) to allow the use of one unisex bathroom on the second floor for staff in lieu of the required separate male and female restrooms. The petitioner provided this office with a copy of the petition letter sent to Boston Inspectional Services, Boston.

PV229) WILLIAMS COLLEGE – LATHAM ST. – WILLIAMSTOWN                                            

The Petitioner (Mr. Jason Moran, Project Manager) requests a variance from 248 CMR 10.10 (18) (3.) to allow fewer toilets than the number required at the college’s athletic facilities.  The petitioner provided this office with a copy of the petition letter sent to the Williamstown Board of Health.

PV230) ULTIMATE PERK, INC – 96 ½ MAIN ST – ANDOVER                                           

The Petitioner (Mr. James R. Hadad, Owner) requests a variance from 248 CMR 10.10 (18) to allow additional outdoor seating without requiring additional toilet facilities.  The Andover Board of Health supports this variance request.

PV231) THE WINDSOR SCHOOL – 103 PILGRIM RD – BOSTON                                           

The Petitioner (Mr. Stephen Beliveau, Senior Plumbing Engineer, RFS Engineering) requests a variance from 248 CMR 10.05 (2) to install sanitary and storm sewer pipe with a pitch of less than 1/8” per foot.  However, the sanitary and storm sewers will obtain a minimum velocity of 2.0 feet per second.  Boston Inspectional Services takes no position regarding this variance request.

PV232b) SPA DAY – 330 WASHINGTON ST – BOSTON                                           

The Petitioner (Mr. Doug Anderson, Code Mgr., C3 Inc.) requests a variance from 248 CMR 10.10 (18) to allow the installation of a single unisex toilet and a single non-accessible unisex toilet for the third floor in lieu of separate men’s and women’s toilet facilities.  The petitioner provided the Board Office with a copy of the petition letter sent to Boston Inspectional Services.

PV234) CORNERSTONE VILLAGE CONDO ASSOC. – 195 HARVEY STREET-UNIT 5 – CAMBRIDGE

The Petitioner (Mr. R  Philip Dowds, AIA) requests a variance from 248 CMR section 10.06 (2) (o) to allow the drains, wastes and vents serving the lavatory and water closet may be made with schedule 40 PVC.  In addition, the petitioner requests relief from 248 CMR 10.10 (18) (m) to allow a unisex restroom in the common area of the building. The petitioner provided the Board Office with a copy of the petition letter sent to the Cambridge Board of Health. The Cambridge Inspectional Services and the Health Department support this request.

PV235) EL HARVEY & SONS – 390 WOOD STREET – HOPKINTON

The Petitioner (Robert Berglund, Owner B & B Plumbing) requests a variance from 248 CMR Section 10.10 (18) (i) 2. The petitioner seeks relief from the 300’ travel distance requirement.  The Hopkinton Board of Health voted to support this variance request.

PV236) LANDRIGAN FIELD – HEMLOCK ROAD – WAKEFIELD

The Petitioner (Richard Stinson, DPW Director) requests a variance from 248 CMR, section 10.10 (18) Table 1. The petitioner seeks relief to allow a 50% reduction for plumbing fixtures at the Athletic Field.  The Wakefield Board of Health supports this variance request.

PV237) RESIDENCE – 35 CLOWES DRIVE – FALMOUTH

The Petitioner (Bradford Butman, Owner) requests a variance from 248 CMR Section 3.04(1). The petitioner seeks relief to allow the installation of a non-product accepted kitchen sink.  The Falmouth Board of Health supports this variance request.

PV238) OLD GRIST MILL TAVERN – 390 FALL RIVER AVENUE – SEEKONK

The Petitioner (Judith Omara, Plumbing Designer) requests a variance from 248 CMR Section 10.15 (g). The petitioner seeks relief to allow the use of 2-product accepted Liberty Pumps (model LE100 series-40 GPM each) in lieu of the 125 GPM required for 6-7 water closets.  The petitioner provided the Board Office with a copy of the petition letter sent to the Seekonk Board of Health.

PV239a FIRST PARISH CHURCH – 14 BEDFORD ROAD –LINCOLN

The Petitioner (Mark Goetemann, Chairman seeks a variance from 248 CMR Section 10.10 (18) Table. Mr. Goetemann requests the Board consider the proposed addition and the church as non-simultaneous use spaces. The petitioner is proposing to install toilet fixtures sufficient to cover the larger occupancy of the church, which are sufficient to cover the lesser occupancy of the proposed addition. The Board Office received a copy of the petition letter sent to the Lincoln Board of Health.

PV239b FIRST PARISH CHURCH – 14 BEDFORD ROAD –LINCOLN

The Petitioner seeks a variance from 248 CMR Section 10.10 (18) Table 1 to provide toilet fixture counts to satisfy the actual attendance of the church instead of the calculated occupant load of the church.  Mr. Goetemann noted the total occupancy load is 245 persons. The church proposes basing the total fixture count on an occupancy load of 200. Mr. Goetemann noted the proposal is 82% of the calculated load.

PV241  PROPOSED NORTH / SOUTH RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS – 411 D STREET – SOUTH BOSTON

The Petitioner (Frank Teebagy, Plumbing Engineer.) is requesting a variance from 248 CMR Section 10.06(2)(m)5a.  The petitioner seeks relief to allow the installation of CPVC piping in both buildings. The petitioner provided the Board with a copy of the petition letter sent to Boston Inspectional Services.

PV242) ONE THONG THAI CHAI CUISINE – 12 POST OFFICE AVENUE - ANDOVER

The Petitioner (Joseph Santos, Santos Construction.) is requesting a variance from 248 CMR Section 10.10(18) Table 1.  The petitioner seeks relief from the requirement to install additional toilet fixtures to accommodate seasonal seating. The Andover Board of Health supports this variance request.

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

A.   Variances regarding shower requirements

 PV228) Dr. Jason Boch – 109 Andrew St., Suite 201 – Wayland

 

 B.  Variances regarding drinking fountains requirements

PV209) Central Plaza II – 130 Bishop Allen Dr. – Cambridge

PV232a) Spa Day – 330 Washington St – Boston

PV240) DiGiorgio & Messina Construction – 189 North Main Street – Middleton

 

C. Variances regarding installation of unlisted gas equipment

GV42)   WRTA Hub at Union Station – 2 Washington Square - Worcester

GV156) Mar-Lee Mold – 180 Authority Dr. – Fitchburg

GV200) Absolute Metal Finishing – 20 Northview Avenue - Norwood

GV201) Absolute Metal Finishing – 20 Northview Avenue - Norwood

GV222) Aggregate Industries – 230 Great Western Rd. – South Dennis  

PRODUCT ACCEPTANCE:

            PR-1) VIEGA MEGA PRESS

DISCUSSION

Correspondence from DEP regarding 13D potable water systems

QUASI JUDICIAL SESSION

APPEAL INSPECTOR’S DECISION

            AID1 – BOLIVAR vs. FREDRICKS

EXECUTIVE SESSION  

CHARACTER REVIEW(S)

CR1) E .F .P.       CR2) A. L.       

PENDING LITIGATION

THE BOARD TO CONSIDER 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.