By the Division of Professional Licensure


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

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

The August 3, 2011 Board Meeting Minutes

PRODUCT REVIEW(S)

PR1) OMG ROOFING PRODUCTS

Now appears Mr. Dan Genovese, (Product Manger) to discuss roof drain products the company is seeking approval of. Carlisle SynTec Insert Drain - Sarnadrain RAC - RAC Deluxe RetroDrain

VARIANCE REQUEST(S):

VR1) ACOAXET CLUB - 152 HOWLAND ROAD - WESTPORT

The Petitioner (Mr. Richard Borden, Treasurer) requests a variance from 248 CMR (Code of Massachusetts Regulation) 10.00, the Uniform State Plumbing Code, Section 10.09 (1). The petitioner seeks relief from the requirement to install floor drains and a gas oil water separator. Mr. Borden notes there will be no cellar or crawl space and the site is extremely rocky.. The Westport Board of Health voted to approve this variance request.

VR 2) TOWN OF WAYLAND - WWTP - 41 COCHITUATE ROAD - WAYLAN

The Petitioner (Mr. John Moynihan, Facilities Manager) requests a variance from 248 CMR (Code of Massachusetts Regulation) 10.00, the Uniform State Plumbing Code, Section 10.10 (18) (i). The petitioner proposes the installation of one unisex restroom facility in lieu of separate designated facilities for male and female employees. The Wayland Board of Health does not have any issues with the new WWTP having a unisex restroom.

VR3) MATTEK CORPORATION - 150 HOMER AVENUE - ASHLAND

The Petitioner (Mr. Charles Moran, President - Moran P & H) requests a variance from 248 CMR (Code of Massachusetts Regulation) 10.00, the Uniform State Plumbing Code, Section 10.13 (4) (c). The plumbing contractor is installing a 30 gallon acid neutralization tank in the lower level of the building. Mr. Moran proposes connecting to the existing drain at a point inside the building where the pipe goes underground to the exterior of the building. Mr. Moran notes there is a granite foundation wall where the sewer leaves the building. The Ashland Board of Health approved the petition/variance at their July 26, 2011 meeting.

VR4) ALDEN HULK FACILITY - 215 SALEM STREET - WOBURN

The Petitioner (Mr. Terrence Doherty, President Melrose P & H) requests a variance from 248 CMR (Code of Massachusetts Regulation) 3.00, the Uniform State Fuel Gas Code, Section 3.04 (1) and NFPA 54. The petitioner seeks approval of two existing unlisted Virk type gas fired Print Dryers. The dryers were, moved from the Everett facility to the Woburn facility. As this is a gas variance, no Board of Health letter is required.

VR5) PARKING STRUCTURE - 3 FORBES ROAD - LEXINGTON

The Petitioner (Mr. Anthony Staffier, AHA Engineers) requests a variance from 248 CMR (Code of Massachusetts Regulation) 10.00, the Uniform State Plumbing Code, Section 10.06 and 10.09. The proposed parking structure is to be located over an existing parking lot. The existing parking lot has site surface drainage via catch basins, which tie into the site storm drainage system, which discharges through a Stormceptor manhole. The petitioner is proposing the new elevated parking deck drains connect into the existing storm drainage system prior to the Stormceptor manhole. This will allow the existing Stormceptor serve the new upper level parking deck drains. The Lexington Board of Health has no objection to the variance, subject only to the condition the building owner must comply with all applicable laws and regulations..

VR6) GRANGER-LYNCH CORPORATION - 18 McCRACKEN ROAD - MILLBURY

The Petitioner (Thomas Donahue, consulting engineer) requests a variance from 248 CMR (Code of Massachusetts Regulation) 3.00, the Uniform State Fuel Gas Code, Section 3.04 (1). A UL field evaluation on the existing unlisted Hauck burner was done on July 29, 2011. The test results verified the product operates within normally expected parameters, which include combustion and gas flow rate. As this is a Gas Variance, no Board of Health letter is required.

VR7) HOLDEN TRAP ROCK COMPANY - 2077 NORTH MAIN STREET - HOLDEN

The Petitioner (Thomas Donahue, consulting engineer) requests a variance from 248 CMR (Code of Massachusetts Regulation) 3.00, the Uniform State Fuel Gas Code, Section 3.04 (1). A UL field evaluation on the existing unlisted Gencor burner was, performed on or about August 4, 2011. The test results verified the product operates within normally expected parameters which, include bonding and resistance test, input test (single phase), input test (multi-phase, insulation resistance test, interlock operation test, temperature test, combustion and combustion air failure. As this is a Gas Variance, no Board of Health letter is required.

VR8) WINE GALLERY - 400 WASHINGTON STREET - BROOKLINE

The Petitioner (Igor Ostrovsky) requests a variance from 248 CMR (Code of Massachusetts Regulation) 10.00, the Uniform State Plumbing Code, Section 10.10 (18) (i). The petitioner proposes the installation of one unisex handicap accessible restroom for employees. The Brookline Board of Health has no objection to the request.

VR9) UNO FOODS - 180 SPARK STREET - BROCKTON

The Petitioner (William Foran,CH Babb) requests a variance from 248 CMR (Code of Massachusetts Regulation) 3.00, the Uniform State Fuel Gas Code, Section 3.04 (1). The Air Impingement Tunnel Oven is not Board Product Accepted. A Field Test was conducted on July 27, 2011and attested to by Richard D. Cummings Jr. Massachusetts Registered Professional Engineer. The test results verified the product operated satisfactorily. As this is a Gas Variance, no Board of Health letter is required.

VR10) FOUNTAIN OF GRACE CHURCH - 427 TURNPIKE STREET - CANTON

The Petitioner (John Ferrera, Architect) requests a variance from 248 CMR (Code of Massachusetts Regulation) 10.00, the Uniform State Plumbing Code, Section 10.10 (18) (c) and Table 1. The church planning on opening a 10,000 SF day care facility for the parishioners in an adjoining tenant space. There will be approximately 40 children. The church proposes upgrading two of the non-handicap spaces ADA compliant restrooms. The church also proposes using the existing restroom core facilities as overflow if necessary. The Canton Board of Health defers to the Board.

VR11a) CRESCENT DENTAL - 1019 CRESCENT STREET - BROCKTON

The Petitioner (Ms. Theresa McGuire) requests a variance from 248 CMR (Code of Massachusetts Regulation) 10.00, the Uniform State Plumbing Code, Section 10.10 (18) (i), and Table 1. The petitioner states there are two existing restrooms and there is only room to make one of them a unisex handicap accessible for employees only. The petitioner also requests the second non-handicap restroom remain as a unisex restroom. The Brockton Board of Health supports the request.

VR11b) CRESCENT DENTAL - 1019 CRESCENT STREET - BROCKTON

The Petitioner (Ms. Theresa McGuire) 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 relief from the requirement to install a shower, service sink and drinking fountain.. The Brockton Board of Health supports the request.

VR12) RESIDENCE - JOHN CONNAUGHTON - 145 CLYDE STREET - BROOKLINE

The Petitioner (Adolfo Perez, Architect) requests a variance from 248 CMR (Code of Massachusetts Regulation) 3.00, the Uniform State Plumbing Code, Section 3.04 (1). The petitioner requests a waiver to allow the installation of three (3) washbasins that are not Board Product Accepted. The Brookline Board of Health has no objection to the request.

VR13) HOLYOKE HIGH SCHOOL - 500 BEECH STREET - HOLYOKE

The Petitioner (Mr. Del Smith, P.E.) requests a variance from 248 CMR (Code of Massachusetts Regulation) 5.00, the Uniform State Fuel Gas Code, Section 5.02 and NFPA 54, 2002 edition. The petitioner is requesting a variance to allow a pressure drop greater than 0.5 inch water column. As this is a gas variance, no Board of Health letter is required.

VR14) LEWISTON STREET STORAGE, LLC - 110 LEWISTON STREET - FALL RIVER

The Petitioner (Mr. Paul Pisano Jr, Construction Manager) requests a variance from 248 CMR (Code of Massachusetts Regulation) 10.00, the Uniform State Plumbing Code, Section 10.09 (1). The petitioner seeks relief from the requirement to install floor drains and a gas oil water separator in storage spaces with large overhead doors. The Fall River Board of Health defers to the Board.

CHARACTER REVIEW(S) / EXECUTIVE SESSION:

CR) a) K.R.D. b) J.T.D. c) D.P.M. d) K.F.

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR COMMENTS:

ED1) UMASS MEDICAL SCHOOL VARIANCE

This variance was heard on June 29, 2011 regarding the proposal to allow Staff and Post Graduate students to share the Staff restroom facilities. The Board voted to Table the matter pending receipt of information regarding the use of the building, how access was gained and who had access to the building. Correspondence from the Vice Chancellor, addressed the occupancy information and the engineering firm addressed both the use and access issues.

ED2) ERIC DOUGLAS MORIN - Seeking to take the Journeyman Plumber Examination

Now appear Herbert Seymour and Ethan Smith, Master Plumbers to discuss the employment hours while Mr.

Morin was in their employ.

ED3) WORCESTER DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS AND PARKS

Now appears Mr. Robert Moylan, JR., P.E. - Commissioner of Public Works to discuss interior grease traps.

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