Florida Building Commission


Technical Advisory Committee

Meeting Minutes

October 6, 2012 October 7, 2012

9:00A.M. until close of business 8:00a.m. - until close of business


Meeting was held at:

Daytona Oceanwalk Hilton, 100 N. Atlantic Avenue, Daytona Beach, Florida 32118


TAC Objectives

TAC Members Present: Chairman; Tim Tolbert, Bob Boyer, Remington Brown, Jim Buckner, Billy Cone, Chuck Goldsmith, Lorraine Ross, Brian Swope, Karen Warseck, Mark Zehnal.

TAC Members Absent: Doug Murdock, Larry Schmidt.

Staff Present: Mo Madani, Jim Richmond, April Hammonds, Marlita Peters, Joe Bigelow, Jim Hammers.

Facilitator: Jeff Blair

  Objective - The purpose of these meetings is to accept public input and to provide recommendations on the proposed code changes for the 2013 update to the Florida Building Code.


Meeting Minutes


Review of objectives will include the following: Description of issue, discussion by TAC, public comment, TAC action.


Welcome and Opening Remarks. Meeting began at 9:00am with opening remarks by Chairman Tolbert and facilitator, Jeff Blair on the meeting processes.


Roll Call Roll call was taken and a quorum was present.


Review and Approval of Meeting Agenda and Minutes of previous meeting. Motion to approve the Agenda with a second was made. Unanimous vote to accept agenda as submitted. Motion to approve Minutes of previous meeting held March, 2012 with a second. Unanimous vote to accept minutes as presented.


To discuss and accept public input and provide recommendations on the proposed code changes for the 2013 update to the Florida Building Code.

The Roofing TAC reviewed 260 proposed code modifications for the 2013 update to the Florida Building Code. The TAC made recommendations as follows: One-hundred fifty (150) were Approved as Submitted, six (6) were Approved as Modified, sixty-four (64) received No Affirmative Recommendation With a Second, one (1) received No Affirmative Recommendation Without a Second, and twenty-nine (29) were Withdrawn.


Other Commission business No other business was brought before the TAC.


Public Comment Several of the public interest participants expressed their appreciation of the new electronic modification system and the praised the extensive work of the staff.


Member Comment Several TAC members reiterated the same appreciation for the new processes and acknowledged the hard work of staff.


Schedule next meeting no meeting was scheduled at this time.


Adjournment. 1:30pm.




Staff Contacts: Marlita Peters, Marlita.peters@dbpr.state.fl.us, (850) 922-6864; Mo Madani, mo.madani@dbpr.state.fl.us


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