June 16, 2021 Board Meeting Notes

The June 16, 2021 meeting was held in the Board’s offices located at 100 N. Union Street, Montgomery, Alabama as well as on Zoom and started exactly at 11:00 a.m.

A motion was made to approve the minutes from the March 17, 2021 Board meeting.

Immediately following, Stanley Lee Davis appeared before the Board to reverse the October 16, 2019 revocation of his license. The Board offered a settlement agreement to Mr. Davis, which he accepted, and the Board, in turn unanimously approved the reversal of the revocation.

We had a second appearance by Nick Tatum requesting a second license for Clarke Air Company in Grove Hill, Alabama. The Board unanimously approved the request for a second license.

Mr. Boswell was invited to attend the meeting, which he did remotely, for the Board to show appreciation for his service from 2012 through 2021. The March 2021 Board meeting was Mr. Boswell’s last meeting in the capacity of County/Local Inspector appointed by Lt. Governor. Mr. Boswell’s time, talent, and expertise will be missed.

The Executive Director later reported that HB 501 regarding the issuance of emergency licenses passed on May 17, 2021. The Board adopted a rule change clarifying the issuance of emergency licenses and the process for notifying the Board when a contractor separates from the company he or she is certifying. The rule will be filed for July publication in the Alabama Administrative Monthly and will be open for comment until September 16, 2021 on which date the Board will vote to adopt the rule with changes or in whole.

The Executive Director notified the Board that all meetings must resume to in person meetings on July 6, 2021. Zoom meetings will no longer be available for Board members to join remotely.

Mrs. Bolt reported on behalf of the Investigative Committee which met at 2:00 p.m. June 15, 2021. The Board unanimously accepted the committee’s recommendation to move forward with 11 probable cause cases and accepted 4 settlement agreements.

Mr. Webb reported on behalf of the Education Committee which met at 9:00 a.m. June 16, 2021. The Board unanimously accepted the committee’s recommendation to approve 9 new courses, deny 1 course, and approve 4 new instructors.

After the committee reports the financial report was given.

Immediately after the financial report a motion was made to ratify 84 new contractors. The Board unanimously voted to ratify those contractors.

Travel forms and expense were approved and at 12:32 p.m. the meeting adjourned.