By the Division of Professional Licensure


DECEMBER 19, 2012 BOARD AGENDA

 

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

Emergency Egress – Cell Phone Use

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

• The November 7, 2012 Board Meeting Minutes

• The November 28, 2012 Board Meeting Minutes

VARIANCE REQUESTS:

GVC#93 RESIDENTIAL – RICHARD LUNETTA – 36 KEARNS ROAD – BURLINGTON

The Petitioner (Richard Lunetta, owner) requests a variance from 248 CMR (Code of Massachusetts Regulation) 3.00, the Uniform State Fuel Gas Code, Section 3.04(1). Mr. Lunetta purchased a used ONAN generator that is not Product Accepted. The generator is CSA certified. The Board Office reviewed the submitted documentation and by delegated authority approved this request. As this is a Gas Variance, no Board of Health letter is required.

PVC#96 GLUTIMUS MINIMUS, LLC – 695 BELMONT STREET – BELMONT

The Petitioner (Ms. Natalie McEachern, President) requests a variance from 248 CMR (Code of Massachusetts Regulation) 10.00, the Uniform State Plumbing Code, Section 10.10 (18) Table 1.  Owner wishes to retain the existing handicapped-accessible restroom for patrons, and not be required to install a second restroom.  The petitioner provided this office with a copy of the petition letter sent to the Belmont Board of Health.

PVC#99a) COTTAGE CAR WASH – 36 PINE STREET – NORFOLK

The Petitioner (Mr. Michael Brabants, President) requests a variance from 248 CMR (Code of Massachusetts Regulation) 10.00, the Uniform State Plumbing Code, Section 10.10.10 (18) (i). The petitioner seeks relief from the requirement for two employee restrooms. The petitioner provided this office with a copy of the petition letter sent to the Norfolk Board of Health.  

PVC#99b) COTTAGE CAR WASH – 36 PINE STREET – NORFOLK

The Petitioner (Mr. Michael Brabants, President) requests a variance from 248 CMR (Code of Massachusetts Regulation) 10.00, the Uniform State Plumbing Code, Section 10.10.10 (18) (i). The petitioner is seeking a waiver to use PVC piping, as recommended by the manufacturer, for the drains and connection to the vault tank. The petitioner provided this office with a copy of the petition letter sent to the Norfolk Board of Health. 

PVC#102 C & V RICE STICKS – 325 NEW BOSTON STREET – WOBURN

The Petitioner (Chau H. Nguyen, Owner) requests a variance from 248 CMR (Code of Massachusetts Regulation) 10.00, the Uniform State Plumbing Code, Section 10.09 (1) (b). The petitioner states he will install bollards to prevent the entry of vehicles. By delegated authority, the Board Office approved this request. The petitioner provided this office with a copy of the petition letter sent to the Woburn Board of Health.

PVC#104 TENANT SPACE – 49 BOYLSTON STREET, SUITE 4960 – NEWTON

The Petitioner (Keith Bettencourt, Senior Associate/Director of Retail) requests a variance from 248 CMR (Code of Massachusetts Regulation) 10.00, the Uniform State Plumbing Code, Section 10.10 (18) (b) (2) (c). The petitioner requests approval of one unisex accessible public toilet, not two as required.  The Newton Board of Health requests the granting of this variance.

PVC#105 SUFFOLK COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPT - 20 BRADSTON STREET – BLDG 1 – BOSTON

The Petitioner (Mr. Bruce MacRitchie, PE) requests a variance from 248 CMR (Code of Massachusetts Regulation) 10.00, the Uniform State Plumbing Code, Section 10.17 (8) to allow relief from the Board’s Interpretation Policy regarding Secondary Roof Drainage Systems.  As this is a State project, no Board of Health letter is required.

PVC#107 WOBURN HOUSING AUTHORITY – 1 LIBRARY PLACE – WOBURN

The Petitioner (Marc Niosi, President) requests a variance from 248 CMR (Code of Massachusetts Regulation) 10.00, the Uniform State Plumbing Code, Section 10.06 (2) (o) 3. The petitioner is seeking the variance to install PVC piping for the drain, waste and vent for the new women’s handicap accessible rest room. The petitioner provided this office with a copy of the petition letter sent to the Woburn Board of Health.

PVC#109 UMASS AMHERST LNG SITE – MULLINS WAY – AMHERST

The Petitioner (Ray Watkins, Director, Special Projects) requests a variance from 248 CMR (Code of Massachusetts Regulation) 10.00, the Uniform State Plumbing Code, Section 10.10 (18) to use a sani-can outside mobile trailer in lieu of fixtures within.  As this is a State project, no Board of Health letter is required.

PVC#110 BEDFORD MARKET – 170 BEDFORD STREET – SUITE 101 – ABINGTON

The Petitioner (Mr. George Millett, 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 is seeking relief to allow one non handicap unisex restroom in lieu of designated male and female toilets. The petitioner provided this office with a copy of the petition letter sent to the Abington Board of Health.

PVC#111 FORMOSA MARKETPLACE – 271 WORCESTER ROAD – FRAMINGHAM

The Petitioner (Ms. Edna Chen, Owner) requests a variance from 248 CMR (Code of Massachusetts Regulation) 10.00, the Uniform State Plumbing Code, Section 10.10 (18) (i) 4. The request is to keep the existing employee non-handicap unisex restroom and not require the installation of a second employee non-handicap restroom. The Framingham Board of Health supports the request to retain the existing non-handicap employee restroom.

PVC#112 ROSELAND PROPERTY COMPANY – 10 EAST PIER DRIVE – BOSTON

The Petitioner (Mr. Eugene B. Kingman, Principal) requests a variance from 248 CMR (Code of Massachusetts Regulation) 10.00, the Uniform State Plumbing Code, Section 10.06 (2) (g) to allow plastic piping to be installed under a basement garage, in ground water. The ground water is from Boston Harbor.  As this is a State project, no Board of Health letter is required.

PVC#113 REPTON PLACE PHASE II – 555 PLEASANT STREET – WATERTOWN

The Petitioner (Mr. Shane Wise, Project Designer) requests a variance from 248 CMR (Code of Massachusetts Regulation) 10.00, the Uniform State Plumbing Code, Section 10.12 (f) 3. The petitioner notes the code requires the pool discharge from the backwash filter shall drain to the storm system. The Watertown DPW requires the discharge to the sanitary sewer.  Petitioner requests a variance for this connection.  The Watertown Board of Health is not opposed to the submittal of this variance request.

PVC#114 RECTRIX COMMERCIAL AVIATION SERVICES – 711 VIRGINIA ROAD – CONCORD

The Petitioner (Mr. Wayne D. Roode, Project Manager) requests a variance from 248 CMR (Code of Massachusetts Regulation) 10.00, the Uniform State Plumbing Code, Section 10.09 (1) (b). Petitioner seeks relief from the requirement to install floor drains and a gas/oil/sand separator in the hanger building. As this is a state project, no Board of Health letter is required.

VR#116 DELLON INSTITUTE MEDICAL / HEALTHCARE – 100 UNICORN PARK – WOBURN

The Petitioner (Mr. Eugene Sullivan, President) 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 shower requirement. By delegated authority, the Board Office approved this variance request. The petitioner provided this office with a copy of the petition letter sent to the Woburn Board of Health.

VR#118a) RDK ENGINEERS – 200 BRICKSTONE SQ. – ANDOVER

The Petitioner (Mr. Michael Shneer, Plumbing Designer) requests a variance from 248 CMR (Code of Massachusetts Regulation) 10.00, the Uniform State Plumbing Code, Section 10.09 (2) (g).  Petitioner seeks relief from the maximum 25 ft. grease waste piping run requirement.  The petitioner provided this office with a copy of the petition letter sent to the Andover Board of Health.

VR#118b) RDK ENGINEERS – 200 BRICKSTONE SQ. – ANDOVER

The Petitioner (Mr. Michael Shneer, Plumbing Designer) requests a variance from 248 CMR (Code of Massachusetts Regulation) 10.00, the Uniform State Plumbing Code, Section 10.10 Table 1.  The petitioner seeks to provide accessible chilled water dispensers in lieu of the required drinking fountains.  The petitioner provided this office with a copy of the petition letter sent to the Andover Board of Health.

VR#119 ORLEANS DERMATOLOGY & LASER THERAPIES, LLC – 3 NAMSKAKET RD. – ORLEANS

The Petitioner (Dr. Miriam Kravitz, Owner) requests a variance from 248 CMR (Code of Massachusetts Regulation) 10.00, the Uniform State Plumbing Code, Section 10.10 Table 1.   The petitioner proposes the installation of bottle water coolers in lieu of the required drinking fountains. The Orleans Board of Health supports the applicant’s request.

VR#120 PARKING DECK – 221-257 CRESCENT ST. – WALTHAM

The Petitioner (Mr. Eric Ekman, Project Manager) requests a variance from 248 CMR (Code of Massachusetts Regulation) 10.00, the Uniform State Plumbing Code, Section 10.09.  Petitioner proposes grading the lower level (at grade) parking toward the Stormceptor and not the required connection to the sanitary sewer system.  The petitioner provided this office with a copy of the petition letter sent to the Waltham Board of Health.

VR#121 HILTON GARDEN INN/URGO HOTELS – 5 WHEELER RD. – BURLINGTON

The Petitioner (Mr. Larry Casillo, General Manager) requests a variance from 248 CMR (Code of Massachusetts Regulation) 10.00, the Uniform State Plumbing Code, Section 10.14 (4) (A) (2).  The petitioner seeks relief from the requirement of a water pipe larger than 3 inches. The Burlington Board of Health voted to offer no objection to this applicant’s request.

VR122a) MEDICAL OFFICE BUILDING – 91 NEWBURY STREET - BOSTON

The Petitioner (Doug Anderson) 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 shower requirement. By delegated authority, the Board Office approved this variance request. The petitioner provided this office with a copy of the petition letter sent to the Boston Board of Health.

VR122b) MEDICAL OFFICE BUILDING – 91 NEWBURY STREET - BOSTON

The Petitioner (Doug Anderson) 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 proposes to install one unisex handicapped accessible restroom for staff and one for patients and visitors. The petitioner provided this office with a copy of the petition letter sent to the Boston Board of Health.

REQUEST FOR BOARD AUDIENCE:

RBA1)  REVIEW JOURNEYMAN PLUMBER EXAMINATION APPLICATION

Now appears Scott Douglas Smith to address the issues regarding his application.

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR COMMENTS: 

ED1) Mr. Peluso will discuss the March 27, 2013 association meeting to be held on Cape Cod.

ED2) Mr. Peluso will discuss the Inspectors’ C.E. training classes.

CHARACTER REVIEW(S) / EXECUTIVE SESSION:

CR)   a) L. S.    b) K.D.R.

QUASI JUDICIAL SESSION:

FDO1) PL-11-369      FDO2) PL-11-470

ADJOURNMENT: