International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials

 

Central California Chapter

Thursday April 18, 2013

Meeting Minutes

 

Lunch

Lunch was served with a choice of entrees at 12:03

 

Call to Order

The meeting was called to order at Rickey’s Sports Grill at 12:11 pm on Thursday, April 18, 2013 by Chairman Brent Hipsher.

 

Introductions

Self introductions were performed with 15 people in attendance including Chairman Brent Hipsher, Vice Chair Don Taylor, and Secretary Carl Cimino. 

 

Old Business

 

·        A subcommittee was formed to organize CCCIAPMO educational sessions

o       Subcommittee is made up of:

§        Carl Cimino

§        Brent Hipsher

§        Bob Adler

§        Don Taylor

 

Announcements

Dan McEvilly Passed away and services were held in Paradise CA.

City of East Palo Alto is hiring a new Building Official

San Carlos is hiring Building Inspectors 1 & 2

 

New Business

 

The following items were discussed under new business:

·        Technical Committee Meeting in two weeks

o       There was a description of the process used in the meetings

o       Members were encouraged to make public comments even if you do not attend

·        A discussion ensued regarding whether black iron pipe is allowable on a rooftop.

o       Typically it is only allowed in “protected areas”

·        A motion was approved to send a flower arrangement to the McEvilly Family (Not to exceed $100)

·        A moment of silence was observed in Dan McEvilly’s honor.

         

Presentation

Vince Waters & Grant Sidey gave an excellent presentation on Naven tankless water heaters. There was an extensive discussion regarding the plusses and minuses of ½” as opposed to ¾” gas lines serving tankless water heaters.

Raffle

Tickets were drawn and prizes awarded.  Special thanks to the raffle prize contributors: Sarah Aguilar & Southland Industries, Mo Salberg, Local 393, GBA, Local 467 and Marty Cooper, IAPMO Director, Southwood Plumbing.

 

Adjournment

The meeting was adjourned at 1:46 PM by Chairman Brent Hipsher.

 

Next Meeting

·        The next meeting will be held on 3/21/2013 at Piacere at 727 Laurel Street in San Carlos at 11:30

 

 

Respectfully,

Carl Cimino

Secretary

Central California Chapter IAPMO