By the Division of Professional Licensure


NOVEMBER 30, 2011 BOARD AGENDA

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

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

  • The October 26, 2011 Board Meeting Minutes
  • The November 2, 2011 Board Meeting Minutes

PRODUCT REVIEW

PR1) PLUMB PERFECT CONSTRUCTION SERVICES COMPANY, INC.

Mr. Bryan Flynn, MP# 8264 is petitioning the Board to use a product presently not listed on the Board Product Acceptance website.

VARIANCE REQUESTS:

VR1) EASTERLY WWTP – 860 BOSTON POST ROAD EAST - MARLBOROUGH

The Petitioner (Ms. Jenna Surette, P.E.) requests a variance from 248 CMR (Code of Massachusetts Regulation) 10.00, the Uniform State Plumbing Code, Section 10.10 (18) Table 1 for the new Headworks and Phosphorus Building. During each shift, personnel pass through each building to perform routine checks of the equipment. The adjacent building will have male and female handicap compliant facilities. The Administration and Operations building will also have complete restrooms and shower facilities.. The Marlborough Board of Health voted to support this variance request.

VR 2) L.S. STARRET – 121 CRESCANT STREET - ATHOL

The Petitioner (Mr. Joseph Sumner, Owner) requests a variance from 248 CMR (Code of Massachusetts Regulation) 3.00, the Uniform State Fuel Gas Code, Section 3.04 (1). The petitioner is seeking a variance to install a product that is not listed on the Board’s Product Acceptance website. The petitioner notes the equipment is custom made for L.S. Starret. The unit is under 400,000 BTU/hr therefore, 248 CMR 7.00 is not applicable. Mr. Philip Savoy, RPE certifies the equipment meets code. As this is a gas variance, no Board of Health letter is required.

VR3) SYSCO FOODS – 99 SPRING STREET - PLYMPTON

The Petitioner (Mr. Steven Quieto, Plumbing Engineer) requests a variance from 248 CMR (Code of Massachusetts Regulation) 10.00, the Uniform State Plumbing Code, Section 10.10 (18) (j).The seeks a waiver to not require the installation of employee facilities at the Cold Dock and Fry Storage Facilities.. The Plympton  Board of Health does not have a problem with giving Sysco a variance.

VR4) COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS – 28 THAYER ROAD – WALTHAM

The Petitioner (Mr. Nicholas LaFauci, Owner) requests a variance from 248 CMR (Code of Massachusetts Regulation) 10.00, the Uniform State Plumbing Code, Section 10.10 (18) (i).The petitioner notes the building wi for storage/warehouse use that is to be divided into 8 units measuring 24 ½’ x 57’ 8” (1413 square feet each). The petitioner is requesting a waiver to, not require two restroom facilities in each unit. The Waltham Board of Health petitions the Board regarding this variance request.

VR5a) LESSEE – ABOUR HOSPITAL – 460 QUINCY AVENUE - QUINCY

The Petitioner (Mr. Linda Tetreault) requests a variance from 248 CMR (Code of Massachusetts Regulation) 10.00, the Uniform State Plumbing Code, Section 10.10 (18) (f)  and Table 1. The petitioner is requesting a waiver to, not require a patient toilet room per each patient bedroom. Due to clinical needs of patient population for monitoring the use of toilet/shower facilities, the proper number of fixtures would be located off corridor and supervised by staff. As this is a state project, no Board of Health letter is required.

VR5b) LESSEE – ABOUR HOSPITAL – 460 QUINCY AVENUE - QUINCY

The Petitioner requests a variance from 248 CMR (Code of Massachusetts Regulation) 10.00, the Uniform State Plumbing Code, Section 10.10 (18) (f). The petitioner states the seclusion room, located within the In-Patient Psychiatric unit, have lockable capabilities for the seclusion room from the outside for limited time for restraint needs of the patients. The seclusion room toilet is located within the seclusion room however, patients will need supervision for access to the toilet room.

VR5c) LESSEE – ABOUR HOSPITAL – 460 QUINCY AVENUE - QUINCY

The Petitioner requests a variance from 248 CMR (Code of Massachusetts Regulation) 3.00, the Uniform State Plumbing Code, Section 3.04 (1). The petitioner seeks a waiver from the drinking fountain requirement. A nourishment station with patient access to drinking options provided with staff supervision. .

VR5d) LESSEE – ABOUR HOSPITAL – 460 QUINCY AVENUE - QUINCY

The Petitioner requests a variance from 248 CMR (Code of Massachusetts Regulation) 3.00, the Uniform State Plumbing Code, Section 3.04 (1). The petitioner is requesting to use a Bradley “Safecare” shower #HSR10. The vendor is in the process of gaining approval for this specialty fixture which will be finalized prior to the completion of the work.

VR6) QUINCY PEDIATRIC – 191 INDEPENDENCE AVENUE - QUINCY

The Petitioner (Anthony Lucas) requests a variance from 248 CMR (Code of Massachusetts Regulation) 10.00, the Uniform State Plumbing Code, Section 10.10 (18) (k). The petitioner notes the building has a ¾ bath on to ground floor. It has a shower, toilet and lavatory. The petitioner notes the plumbing inspector is requiring the installation of two designated handicap restrooms. The petitioner seeks a waiver to renovate this restroom and convert it to an accessible handicap unisex restroom. In addition, the petitioner seeks a waiver from the drinking fountain requirement. The Quincy Board of Health acknowledges the variance request..

The applicant requested this variance be heard at the December 7, 2011 meeting-NO ACTION REQUIRED

VR7) BABSON COLLEGE ATHLETIC FIELD – 231 FOREST STREET – WELLESLEY

The Petitioner (Shelley Kaplan, V.P. Facilities) requests a variance from 248 CMR (Code of Massachusetts Regulation) 10.00, the Uniform State Plumbing Code, Section 10.10 (18) Table 1. The petitioner is seeking to amend the fixture calculation requirements. The Wellesley Board of Health has not comments or opinions on this variance.

VR8) EAST BOSTON NEIGHBORHOOD HEALTH CENTER – 16 SOMERSET STREET - WINTHROP

The Petitioner (Anthony Staffer, Plumbing Designer) requests a variance from 248 CMR (Code of Massachusetts Regulation) 10.00, the Uniform State Plumbing Code, Section 10.10 (18) Table 1. The petitioner seeks a waiver from the requirement to install a drinking fountain for each set of restrooms. In addition the petitioner seeks a waiver to not install showers at this facility. The petitioner notes a bi-level drinking fountain is located in an accessible location adjacent to the patient waiting room.. The Winthrop Board of Health granted the petitioner’s request for a variance..

VR9) BASS ROCKS GOLF CLUB – 28 MOORLAND ROAD - GLOUCESTER

The Petitioner (Robert Shea, President) requests a variance from 248 CMR (Code of Massachusetts Regulation) 10.00, the Uniform State Plumbing Code, Section 10.09. The petitioner seeks a waiver from the requirement to install floor drains and a gas/oil/sand separator. The petitioner states the request is for a building addition in which chemicals will be stored. A self contained system is used to control spillage. The petitioner notes that if that should occur, the installation of floor drains would be counter-productive. The Gloucester Board of Health has no reasons for denying the requested variance.

DISCUSSION:

D1ab-1099a/b FORM 1099 WAGES

Now appears Mr. Victor Creatini and Mr. Alexander Stagman to discuss payment of wages on a1099 form.

D2a/b- STATEMENT OF EXPERIENCE FOR PLUMBERS

Now appears Mr. David Sylvia and Mr. Michael Caperello to discuss the discrepancies in the “Statement of Experience Form”.

QUASI JUDICIAL SESSION

AID1 IHS DYALISIS, IC vs CITY OF QUINCY - STEVE MATTES

AID2) JOHN GIANNACOPOULOS vs TOWN OF NEEDHAM - WILLIAM KINSMAN

CHARACTER REVIEW(S) / EXECUTIVE SESSION:

CR)   a) J.P.O.    b) D.T.B.   c) A.J.P.     d) J.P.

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR COMMENTS:

ED1) Correspondence from Mr. Ron Green, President of Future Tools / GoAeresol

Mr. Peluso will read into the record correspondence received from Mr. Green.

ADJOURNMENT: