Plumbing Board Notice and Agenda, 11/1/2017

Wednesday, November 1, 2017
9 a.m. - 9 a.m.

Address

1000 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02118

Overview of Plumbing Board Notice and Agenda, 11/1/2017

Posted on 10/26/2017 at 8:00 p.m.

NOVEMBER 1, 2017 BOARD MEETING AGENDA

9:00 A.M. AGENDA REVIEW: By Chairman Joseph McNamee

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

• The October 25, 2017 Board Meeting Minutes

• The October 25, 2017 Executive Session Minutes

VARIANCE REQUEST(S)

PV-57 ALVIN AND JEAN REJNIAK - 414 COLES MEADOW RD. -NORTHAMPTON

The petitioners (Mr. and Ms. Rejniak) are seeking a variance from 248 CMR (code citation not provided) to install a mechanical vent for use with a washing machine connection for use with a washer that is to be temporarily located in the middle of a first floor room in lieu of extensive venting normally required. The Petitioners indicate that this variance is needed due to medical issues. The Board of Health was properly petitioned.

PV-58 FIN SEAFOOD INC. – 800 MAIN ST, RT 6A, - DENNIS

The Petitioner Johnathan Smith is requesting a variance from 248 CMR 10.10 to convert existing non-handicapped accessible first floor male and female bathrooms into a single handicapped accessible compliant user unisex bathroom. The Petitioner indicates that this is required due to requirement of the Architectural Access Board via its variance procedure. The Petitioner indicates that there is an existing unisex bathroom located on the second floor. Finally, the Petitioner states that this building was built in 1795 in a historic district and will serve more than 20 patrons (the Petitioner did not provide the number of seats). The hardship is based on space restrictions. The Board of Health was properly petitioned.

PV -59 JO-ANNE SHEA RESIDENCE – 30 MT. VERNON RD. –WEYMOUTH

The petitioner Jo-Anne Shea is requesting a variance from 248 CMR 3.04 to install a non-product accepted custom made lavatory sink in her residence. The Board of Health was been properly petitioned.

PV 60 – JONATHAN KERNER RESIDENCE – 63 PERRY ST. - BROOKLINE

The petitioner Jonathan Kerner is requesting a variance from 248 CMR 3.04 to install a non-product accepted copper kitchen sink in his residence. The Petitioner indicates that this sink was previously used in the house, which was built in 1892, and is desired to be utilized with a product accepted faucet as part of a renovation to keep the historical character of the house. The Board of Health was been properly petitioned.

APPEAL OF INSPECTORS DECISION

The Matter of Galen Miller v. Robert Friedrich, Plumbing Inspector for the Town of Ayer.

FYI – Board Delegated Staff Approvals – Board Vote Not Required

Full Authorization for operation of unlisted gas equipment

DAGV 38 – Hanover Insurance Co. – 440 Lincoln Street – Worcester- New gas train for existing boiler #1

DAGV 263 – MATEP – 474 Brookline Ave. – Brookline – Duct Burner

Vocational school projects in-school or in residential settings meeting the Board’s policy

ESSEX TECH H.S. – 565 MAPLE STREET – HATHORNE

PROJECT: Two projects on school property. (Gas) Install four gas fired furnaces. (Plumbing) Install eight flushometers, 10 faucets, two slop sink faucets, two shower mixing valves and one gas fired 80 gallon water heater.

DIMAN REGIONAL VOCATIONAL TECHNICAL H.S – 251 STONEHAVEN Rd. – FALL RIVER

PROJECT: On school property. Install vacuum breaker for a drip irrigation system.

SHAWSHEEN VALLEY TECHNICAL H.S. – 100 COOK STREET – BILLERICA

PROJECT: Tewksbury habitat build (residential). Install plumbing for a two story home, two bathrooms, kitchen, laundry, all DWV and potable water piping. Install gas range, gas dryer, gas water heater and gas hot air furnace.

EXECUTIVE SESSION

CHARACTER REVIEW(S) PER M.G.L c. 30A, §21

CR1) JO

BOARD WILL CONSIDER ANY MATTERS NOT REASONABLY ANTICIPATED BY THE CHAIR:

ADJOURNMENT

NOTE: Upon adjournment of the full Board, a subcommittee meeting will take place (see separate agenda).

Note:

Reasonable accommodations or modifications will be provided to enable individuals with disabilities to participate in this Plumbing Board meeting. All requests should be submitted to Deborah Cassano at

(617)-727-3110 no later than one (1) week prior to the scheduled Board Meeting. While the Board of Examiners of Plumbers & Gas Fitters will attempt to honor all requests, those requests received after that date may not be provided due to feasibility.

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