International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials


Central California Chapter

June 17, 2010




Call to Order

The meeting was called to order at 12:00 p.m. on Thursday June 17, 2010 at Piacere in San Carlos, CA. by Don Wadsworth, Chairman of the Central California Chapter of IAPMO. 



Self-introductions followed and there were 19 in attendance. Chapter Officers present were Don Wadsworth – Chairman, Mo Salberg – Vice Chairman, Steve Silber - Treasurer and Joseph Aiello – Secretary. 


Old Business

Approval of Minutes for April 2010.

Steve Silber gave the treasury report and it was approved unanimously.


New Business

There was no new business.



Phil Ribbs reported on the Technical Committee meetings, highlighting some of the proposed changes to the Uniform Plumbing Code. 


Phil also briefed the group on the Western States Pipe Trades meetings in Reno.


Mr. Ribbs further informed those in attendance of the Building Standards Commissions’ reverse decision regarding PEX, based on the results of the E.I.R.


There was also a brief discussion regarding ASSE 5000.




Break for Lunch




Tom Corsentino (Zurn) gave a unique and thought provoking presentation featuring topics including AB 1953 (Lead Free), (CBC) Ch. 1115B.4.4.7 and the 2010 California “Green Building” Standards Code, it’s projected effect on Manufacturing, specifically with regard to the consideration of advancing technologies.



Thank you Sarah Aguilar with Southland Industries, The GBA, Local 467, Phil Ribbs of PHR Consultants and Mo Salberg of KDS Plumbing for your generous contributions and continuing support.



The next meeting will be at 11:30AM, August 19, 2010 at Ricky’s in San Leandro.  Presentation by Sonam Delma of The Hilti Corporation.



Chapter Chairman Don Wadsworth adjourned the meeting at 1:45 PM.


Respectfully Submitted,      

Joseph S. Aiello, Chapter Secretary

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