By the Division of Professional Licensure



Date: March 28, 2012
Time: 9:00 AM
Place: 1000 Washington St Boston, MA 02118
 

March 28, 2012 BOARD AGENDA

 

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

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

• The February 29, 2012 Board Meeting Minutes

• The March 7, 2012 Board Meeting Minutes

• The March 7, 2012 Executive Session Meeting Minutes

 

DISCUSSION:

D1) TOPIC – OLD COLONY TRADE SCHOOL

Ed Russell, owner of the Old Colony Trade School will be addressing the Board regarding their Tier Program for licensure.

 

VARIANCE REQUESTS:

VR1a) UMASS AMHERST - COMMONWEALTH HONORS COLLEGE RESIDENTIAL COMPLEX

The Petitioner, Kevin Hastings from RW Sullivan requests a variance from 248 CMR, Section 10.10 (18) to provide access to kitchen staff rest rooms via an underground tunnel to the adjacent building. As this is a State project, a Board of Health letter is not required.

VR1b) UMASS AMHERST - COMMONWEALTH HONORS COLLEGE RESIDENTIAL COMPLEX

The Petitioner, Kevin Hastings from RW Sullivan requests a variance from 248 CMR, Section 10.02 to reduce the number of laundry connections within the residence hall. As this is a State project, a Board of Health letter is not required.

VR2) GERARDO’S ITALIAN BAKERY – 232 TURNPIKE ROAD - WESTBOROUGH

The Petitioner, Bernardo Sarli requests a variance from 248 CMR, Section 10.10 (18) (i) to allow the installation of one (1) unisex handicap rest room in lieu of the required two (2). The Westborough Board of Health supports this request.

VR3) TURAN GOKCEK – 31B FRANKLIN STREET - WESTFIED

The Petitioner, Turan Gokcek requests a variance from 248 CMR, Section 10.10 (18) (i) to allow the installation of one (1) unisex handicap rest room in lieu of the required two (2). The Westfield Board of Health supports this request.

VR4) MBTA E,ERGENCY TRAINING CENTER – FOUNDRY STREET – SOUTH BOSTON

The Petitioner, William Jerome requests a variance from 248 CMR, Section 10.10 (18) (h) to allow a distance greater than 300 feet for employees to access rest rooms. As this is a State project, no Board of Health letter is required.

VR5) CAMBRIDGE CITY HALL ANNEX – 344 BROADWAY - CAMBRIDGE

The Petitioner, Richard Rossi, Deputy City Manager requests a variance from 248 CMR, Section 10.10 (18) to allow the installation of gender neutral rest rooms. The Cambridge Board of Health supports this variance request.

VR6)  MBTA NORTH QUINCY STATION – HANCOCK STREET - QUINCY

The Petitioner, Marjorie Madden from the MBTA requests a variance from 248 CMR, Section 10.10 (18) (i) to allow the installation of unisex handicap rest rooms for both the North and South Lobby areas. As this is a State project, no Board of Health letter is required.

VR7)  CHABAD OF MEDFORD – 21 CHETWYND ROAD - SOMERVILLE

The Petitioner, Miriam Spears requests a variance from 248 CMR, Section 10.10 Table 1 to allow the installation of one (1) unisex handicap rest room on the main level. The Somerville Board of Health and Plumbing Inspector support this variance request.

VR8)  WESTPORT FAIR – 200 PINE HILL ROAD - WESPORT

The Petitioner, Len Potter requests a variance from 248 CMR, Section 10.10 Table 1 not to provide employee rest room facilities for the new Administrative/Ticket office. The Westport Board of Health supports this variance request

VR9)  WILMINGTON PUBLIC SCHOOLS – 159 CHURCH STREET - WILMINGTON

The Petitioner, Michael Caira, Town Manager requests a variance from 248 CMR, Section 10.10 Table 1 to decrease the number of fixtures required at the stadium. The Town of Wilmington Board of Health is in favor of  this variance request.

VR10) FEDERAL EXPRESS – 60 ANSEL HALLETT ROAD – WEST YARMOUTH

The Petitioner, Donald Henderson requests a variance from 248 CMR, Section 10.15 (allowable materials) to allow the installation of a double containment sanitary waste system. The Town of Yarmouth Board of Health supports this variance request.

VR11) 242 WOODLAND LLC – 242 WOODLAND STREET – WEST BOYLSTON

The Petitioner, Paul Conger requests a variance from 248 CMR, Section 10.10 Table 1 not to require installation of a shower and the new Doctor’s office. The West Boylston Board of Health supports this variance request.

Petitioner not required to attend

VR12) LONGWOOD DENTAL GROUP – 1842 BEACON STREET - BROOKLINE

The Petitioner, Gregory Smith requests a variance from 248 CMR, Section 10.10 Table 1 not to require installation of a shower and the new Dentist office. The Brookline Board of Health supports this variance request.

Petitioner not required to attend

VR13) ASSOCIATED ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES – 31 WILLOW ROAD - AYER

The Petitioner, Steven Farnsworth requests a variance from 248 CMR, Section 3.04 to allow the installation of unlisted gas equipment. As this is a gas variance, a Board of Health letter is not required.

Petitioner not required to attend

VR14) LA BEAN COFFEE LLC – 40 BEHARRALL STREET - CONCORD

The Petitioner, Scot McCraken requests a variance from 248 CMR, Section 3.04 to allow the installation of a non product approved gas appliance. The petitioner is the end user and has provided the Board office with the proper installation instructions and 3rd party test reports. As this is a gas variance, a Board of Health letter is not required.

Petitioner not required to attend

D2) TOPIC – BRIDGEWATER CORRECTIONAL FACILITY – MODULAR BUILDING

Carl Kulesa will address the Board regarding an existing modular jail facility installed in 1989 that is being renovated. The unit is currently piped with PVC sanitary waste and vents.  

D3) TOPIC – TODD ROSENFIELD – 248 CMR CODE INTERPRETATION

Todd Rosenfield is seeking a Board interpretation regarding the requirement of an “accessible” check valve installation for a sewer ejector system.

D4) TOPIC – NFPA – RESIDENTIAL SPRINKLER CODE INITIATIVE

Tim Travers from NFPA is seeking input from the Board regarding their Residential Sprinkler Code Initiative.

EXAMINATION APPLICATION DESCREPANCY

EAD1) MASTER: FORREST A. FERRILL   -  APPRENTICE: FORREST A. FERRILL II 

Master Plumber Forrest Ferrill stated that his son, Forrest Ferrill II was in his employ from June 2004 – June 2008.  The apprentice had a lapsed license through most of that time. A second application was then submitted showing Mr. Ferrill II was employed from June 2000 – June 2011. The Board office requested Mr. Ferrill II produce accurate W-2 forms to substantiate the time which were never sent in.

CHARACTER REVIEW(S) / EXECUTIVE SESSION:

CR1)   F.M.

CR2)   N.J.W.

CR3)   J.R

CR4)   R.A.G.

CR5)   D.M.T.

CR6)   N.M.

CR7)   G.D.