International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials


Central California Chapter


Call to Order

The meeting was called to order at 12:00 PM on Thursday February 15, 2007 at Ricky’s in San Leandro CA. by Dave Ledda, Chairman of the Central California Chapter of IAPMO. 



There were 16 attendees.


Chapter Officers: Dave Ledda, Sarah Aguilar, Nate Vasquez and John Nava were present.


Old Business

The minutes of November, 2006 were approved as presented.   


Marty Cooper presented our chapter proposed code changes for the upcoming TC meeting to be held April 23-27, 2007. Some of the sections the Chapter submitted were UPC 301.2, 301.4, 316.1.6, 413.1, 414.5, 418.0, 601.1, 610.8, 702.0, and UMC 105 and 106.


New Business

The chapter discussed further programs for our meetings. Bob Adler will be doing a presentation with Phil Ribbs assisting for our April meeting in preparation for the TC meeting in April.



The financial report was given by Nate Vasquez.


Phil Ribbs reported from IAMPO headquarters about the ANSI accreditation for the codes. He stated the 2003 UPC and UMC are nearly formally accredited by ANSI and will be in the very near future. The 2006 UPC and UMC are in the initial process of applying for ANSI accreditation.


Break for Lunch



Bart Austin & Mike Francone from Viega spoke about the ProPress joining method for copper pipe which can be used on hydronic as well as potable water systems.



No Raffle



Congratulations went to Bob Adler for being appointed as a voting member on the Technical Committee.



Chairman  Dave Ledda adjourned the meeting at  1:22 PM.



John Nava Chapter Secretary


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