Western Southern Tier Building Officials Association
DATE: February14, 2019 East Main Cafe, Fredonia, NY
General Meeting Minutes
Before meeting started President Alan Gustafson ask that we all do a round of introductions, as that we have new members.
Meeting called to order: Quorum: Yes Time: 12:09pm
Approval of previous meeting minutes
Motion by: Past President Chuck LaBarbera
2nd Larry Barter
Given by Treasurer Al Zurawski
Motion by Larry Barter
2nd Chuck LaBarbera
Secretary Chris Dean reported receiving the list of approved courses for NYS
Reminder that our address is: WSTBOA, P.O. 167, Dunkirk, New York 14048
Copies of the approved courses were passed around for review, and everyone was asked to choose what their interests might be.
President Alan Gustfason asked if Chris would email the list to all the members. The list will be emailed out.
General: all courses need to be CEU credit courses
Treasurer Al Z – registration page is almost completed and will be attached to the website asap, so registration can commence.New minutes tab needed on site.
Changing the Elections to October will be completed as soon as new by-laws are set.
Bylaws – Presient Al Gustafson & Secretary Chris Dean – presentation of new by-laws will be at our next meeting on April 11th.
Jeff Swanson was asked to help spearhead the committee and look to develop a Form process to support the group and communities. He graciously welcomed the opportunity, and would seek to work with others in the group. President Alan Gustfason presented a handout from a community as an example, that could help direct the committee to develop a handout for citizens interested in do the permitting process orrectly the first time.
The Town of Evans was sited as an example of a website that provides information to their community.
Past President Chuck LaBarbera ask that Treasurer Al Zurawski send NYSBOC a check for membership. Al acknowledged the request.
Past President Chuck La Barbera spoke about the fire hazards from nightlights used in hallways at home.
Richard Vasile from the Town of Evans reminded everyone to check the UL labeling on these items.
Motion by Jeff Paddock
2nd Richard Pebbles.