Florida Building Commission

Accessibility Technical Advisory Committee

Meeting Minutes

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Meeting Location: 

Daytona Ocean Walk Hilton, 100 N Atlantic Avenue, Daytona Beach, Florida 32118

TAC Members and Objectives

TAC Members Present: Robert G. Boyer, Chair Mike Robbins, Gary Kozan, Gary Duren, Robert Trumbower, Ken Gregory, George Seiler, Jim Bickford, Joseph Kajak, and Alfanso Fernandez-Fraga  was alternate for Jorge Gamoneda.

TAC Members not Present: Jorge Gamoneda

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: 



8:00 AM -  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 September 27, 2012 with no changes; unanimous approval vote.


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

Thirty-seven (37) 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 37 Proposed Modifications, 12 were approved As Submitted, 1 was No Affirmative Recommendation and 24 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: http://www.floridabuilding.org/fbc/thecode/2013_Code_Development/Post_TAC_TC_Oct2012/Plumbing_finalTACactions_2.RTF



Other TAC business – None


Public Comment – None


Member Comment - None


Adjourn 11:08AM


Staff Contacts: Chip Sellers, Government Operations Consultant chip.sellers@dbpr.state.fl.us (850) 410-1568 or Mo Madani, Manager mo.madani@dbpr.state.fl.us



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