Florida Building Commission

Accessibility Technical Advisory Committee

Meeting Minutes

October 29, 2012

Meeting Location:  Tallahassee


TAC Members and Objectives

TAC Members Present: Chair Jeffery Gross, Bemmie Eustace, Sharon Mignardi, Bob Gerwe, barbara Page, Julia Bluhm Kates, Angel (Kiko) Franko, James Woolyhand and Mike Rodriguz was alternate for larry M. Schneider

TAC Members not Present: Cathrine Powel and Jack Humberg

Staff Present: Mo Madani, Chip Sellers, Mary-Kathryn Smith, Jim Richmond, April Hammonds


Ř Objectives: The purpose of this meeting was to accept public input and to provide recommendations on the proposed code changes for the 2013 update to the Florida Building Code


Meeting Minutes


Discussion of objectives included the following: 



2:00 PM -  Welcome and Opening, Roll Call.  A quorum was present.

Mr. Mo Madani, provided a brief overview of meeting protocol and procedures.

Motion and second to approve minutes from meeting of June 1, 2012 with no changes; unanimous approval vote.


Discussion and recommendation on the proposed code changes to the 2013 Florida Building Code:

Twenty-Six (26) proposed modifications for the 2013 update to the Florida Building Code were considered. Each proposed modification was presented as follows:

-Proponent Presentation

-TAC Discussion

-TAC Vote on Recommendation


Of the 26 Proposed Modifications, 22 were approved As Submitted, 1 was approved As Modified and 3 had No Affirmative Recommendation with a second,. The Mod Tracking chart indicating details of each proposed modification’s vote and TAC comments are available online at:


Tracking Chart


Other TAC business – None


Public Comment – None


Member Comment - None


Adjourn 3:35 PM


Staff Contacts: Kenneth H. Cureton, Planning Analyst ken.cureton@dbpr.state.fl.us (850) 921-2282 or Mo Madani, Manager mo.madani@dbpr.state.fl.us


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