By the Division of Professional Licensure






JUNE 1, 2011 BOARD AGENDA

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

Egress and Cell Phone Use

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

  • The May 25, 2011 Board Meeting Minutes
  • The May 25, 2011 Board Executive Session Meeting Minutes

VARIANCE REQUESTS:

PR1) THERMACO, INC - ASME GREASE INTERCEPTORS

Now appears Mr. W.C. (Bill) Batten, President to address concerns the Board may have with the products the applicant is seeking Product Acceptance.

VR1) HOLYOKE HIGH SCHOOL - 500 BEECH STREET - HOLYOKE

The Petitioner (Del Smith, P.E.) requests a variance from 248 CMR (Code of Massachusetts Regulation) 5.00, the Uniform State Gas Code, Section 5. 02 (2). The petitioner is requesting the Board allow a greater pressure drop for this project that is, not in compliance with 248 CMR but is, in compliance with NFPA 54. 5.4.4. As this is, a gas variance a Board of Health letter is not required.

VR2) NORWOOD THEATER - 109 CENTRAL STREET - NORWOOD

The Petitioner (Mr. David Rosini) requests a variance from 248 CMR (Code of Massachusetts Regulation) 10.00, the Uniform State Plumbing Code, Section 10.15 (1) (a) 2. The petitioner seeks a waiver to allow plumbing fixtures located on the intermediate level to discharge into a sewage ejector located in the cellar level storage area. The Norwood Board of Health on May 16, 2011 voted to approve the variance request.

VR3a) UMass Medical Power Plant - 55 Lake Avenue North - Worcester

The Petitioner (Mr. Mark Armington, Sr. Director of Facilities) requests a variance from 248 CMR (Code of Massachusetts Regulation) 7.00, the Uniform State Fuel Gas Code, Section 7.04 (11) (c) 1. The skid mounted gas compressor utilizes a common header to which relief vents from 4 major components connect. The petitioner states changing the skid configuration would void the manufacturer's warranty. As this is, a gas variance a Board of Health letter is not required.

VR3b) UMASS MEDICAL POWER PLANT - 55 LAKE AVENUE NORTH. - WORCESTER

The Petitioner (Mr. Mark Armington, Sr. Director of Facilities) requests a variance from 248 CMR (Code of Massachusetts Regulation) 3.00, the Uniform State Fuel Gas Code, Section 3.04 (1). The petitioner proposes to install schedule 40 304 stainless steel piping, to minimize corrosion and prevent debris from entering the turbine. As this is, a gas variance a Board of Health letter is not required.

VR4) GRAFTON HIGH SCHOOL - 24 PROVIDENCE ROAD - GRAFTON

The Petitioner Anthony locovino, (AIA) 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 eliminate the construction of dedicated outdoor facilities to serve the athletic seating. The petitioner cites the gymnasium and auditorium, which are within 300 feet, have sufficient restroom facilities to handle the seating load. The Grafton Board of Health supports the intent of the variance, but has concerns and states the facilities inside the school will need to be open and available, to all organizations utilizing, the fields and not just those that are, sponsored by the school.

VR5) BIG SKY BAKERY - 142 MAIN STREET - WATERTOWN

The Petitioner (Ms. Sofia Maxman) requests a variance from 248 CMR (Code of Massachusetts Regulation) 10.00, the Uniform State Plumbing Code, Section 10.10 (18 (2) and Table 1. The petitioner seeks a waiver from the requirements to install a unisex handicap accessible for use by both patrons and employees. The establishment presently has a unisex non-handicap employee restroom located outside the public area. The petitioner notes there are 13 seats and the total square footage for this business is 500 Square feet. The Watertown Board of Health is not opposed to the submittal of the variance request.

VR6) COLONIAL AIR - 1605 AIRPORT ROAD - NEW BEDFORD

The Petitioner (Ms. Doris Cunningham) requests a variance from 248 CMR (Code of Massachusetts Regulation) 10.00, the Uniform State Plumbing Code, Section 10.09 (1) (b).The petitioner notes a letter sent to the Board form MADEP to not require floor drains for the hangar. The petitioner notes there are nine floor drains that do not connect to an exterior sewer and seeks to cap them in the building. The New Bedford Board of Health , after hearing from the applicant, representatives of the NB Fire Department, Conservation Agent and the Plumbing Inspector, voted unanimously to support this request request.

EA-OCL1) DARREN MIMNAGH AP-31606 - THOMAS KILCULLEN MP-12984

Now appear Darren Mimnagh and Thomas Kilcullen to discuss why Mr. Kicullen on the Apprentice Application checked no regarding producing W-2- wage forms.

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR COMMENTS:

D1) As may be required.

ADJOURNMENT: