FLORIDA BUILDING COMMISSION
May 14, 2013
Dick Browdy, Chairman Ken Gregory
Bob Boyer Dale Greiner
Nanette (Nan) Dean Jon Hamrick
Kevin Flanagan Jeff Stone
Charles Frank Tim Tolbert
COMMISSIONERS NOT PRESENT:
Hamid Bahadori John Scherer
Oscar L. Calleja Brad Schiffer
Jeff Gross James Schock
Beth Meyer Drew Smith
Rafael Palacios Brian Swope
Jim Richmond Jeff Blair, Facilitator
April Hammonds Kathleen Brown-Blake
Mary Kathryn Smith Chris Burgwald
Jim Hammers Patrick Spook
Jeff Blair addressed the Commission stating that the purpose of this meeting is to have a workshop on Rule 61G20-4.001, Accessibility Waiver Fees.
Jeff called the meeting to order at 10:00 am. Roll was called and a quorum was determined.
Jeff advised the TAC met May 6, 2013 and voted unanimously on their recommendation. Jeff read the TAC recommendation for waiver fees. The Accessibility TAC recommends that the Florida building Commission implement an Accessibility Code Waiver application fee of $250.00 per application, with a delayed implementation date of July 1, 2014, to allow time for implementation of the needed BCIS revisions.
Jeff asked if there was any public comment. There being none, he then addressed the Commission for any questions, concerns or comments.
May 14, 2013
Rule 61G20-4.001 (cont.):
Commissioner Flanagan asked if the $250.00 is a flat fee regardless of the dollar amount.
Jeff advised yes it is a flat fee of $250.00 per application.
Jeff asked for a motion to approve the TAC recommendation.
Commissioner Boyer entered a motion to adopt the Accessibility Code Waiver application fee of $250.00/application, with a delayed implementation date of July 1, 2014, to allow time for implementation of needed BCIS revisions; and to proceed with rule adoption of the following:
1. 61G20.4.001 Procedures for a waiver or modification of the requirements of the Act or Code shall be accompanied by a fee of $250 and filed on the Form FBC 2012-01. Request for Waiver, effective October, 2012 adopted and incorporated herein.
2. There is a SERC required; and
3. the Rule language does not exceed the threshold of Section 121.541(2)(a), F. S. and therefore does not require legislative ratification.
Commissioner Flanagan seconded the motion.
Chairman Browdy asked for vote from the Commission on the motion, the motion carried unanimously including the chair.
Chair Browdy entertained a motion to adjourn, a motion was entered and a second given, motion passed unanimously. Meeting adjourned 10:15 am.