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									                          MARYLAND BOARD OF ARCHITECTS


                                    MINUTES

DATE:               February 26, 2003

TIME:               9:30 a.m.

PLACE:              500 N. Calvert Street
                    3rd Floor Conference Room
                    Baltimore, MD 21202

PRESENT:            Donald Ratcliffe
                    Diane Cho
                    Gary Bowden
                    Jay Boyar

ABSENT:             Stephen Parker, Chairman
                    Maria Gamper
                    Andrew W. Prescott


OTHERS PRESENT:     Sally Wingo, Executive Director
                    Terry A. White, Administrative Secretary
                    Milena Trust, Assistant Attorney General
                    Mark Feinroth, Assistant Secretary
                    Harry Loleas, Deputy Commissioner
                    John Corkill, MSAIA


CALL TO ORDER:

     Donald Ratcliffe, Acting Chairman, called the meeting to order at
10:10 a.m.

APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES

     Motion (I) was made by Ms. Cho, seconded by Mr. Bowden, and
unanimously carried by the Board to approve the Minutes of the January 22,
2003 with an amendment.
Maryland Board of Architects
February 26, 2003
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APPLICATIONS APPROVED FOR RECIPROCITY

     The Board approved the following applications for reciprocity:

     Gordon C. Hyde            13351      John R. A. Scott           13376
     Yng-Shing Lee             13399      James D. Flajnik           13402
     Joseph A. St. Jean        13403      Jeffrey D. Busse           13406
     Greg L. Allwine           13413      Kevin J. Baker             13414
     John A. Ferraro           13409      Darrell L. Kratzer         13415
     Edward G. Lunz            13416      Ronnie W. McGhee           13417
     Stephen K. Raitch         13418      John M. Reed               13419
     Tom O. Sachs              13420

APPLICATIONS APPROVED FOR ARCHITECTURAL REGISTRATION EXAM

     The Board approved the following applications for the Architectural
Registration Examination:

     Michael M. Anderson                  Kevin D. Barto
     Gregory Bates                        Yuhui Gan
     Natasha M. Hill                      Christina D. Long
     Denise M. Smith                      Lawrence C. Tarbell, III

APPLICATIONS APPROVED FOR REINSTATEMENT

     The Board unanimously approved 11 applications for Reinstatement.

APPLICATIONS APPROVED FOR FIRM PERMIT

     The Board approved the following applications for Firm Permit:

     Einhorn Yaffee Prescott, Architecture & Engineering, PC         13225
     DiGiorgio Associates, Inc.                                      13397
     Jonathan Bailey Design, LLC                                     13404
     Wiencek + Zavos, Architects, P.C.                               13410
     Scheer Tanaka Dennehy Riley Architects, Inc.                    14311
     The Architecture + Engineering Group. Inc.                      13412
     Broahurst Architects, Inc.                                      13320
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February 26, 2003
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COMPLAINT COMMITTEE

     The Complaint Committee for the Board of Architects reported the
following:

     03-AR-02    -    Open; hearing re-scheduled for March
     03-AR-12    -    Open
     03-AR-16    -    Closed; complaint withdrawn
     03-AR-19    -    Open; Consent Order in discussion

EXECUTIVE SESSION

     Motion (III) was made by Mr. Ratcliffe, seconded by Mr. Boyar and
unanimously carried by the members of the Board, to go into Executive
Session at 11:15 a.m., 3rd Floor Conference Room, 500 N. Calvert Street,
Baltimore, MD. 21202. The purpose of this session was to consult with
counsel. This session was permitted to be closed pursuant to State
Government Article, 10-508 (a)(7). Upon completion of this session, the
Board reconvened at 11:20 a.m.

RECONVENE TO THE PUBLIC MEETING

     Motion (II) was made by Mr. Boyar, seconded by Mr. Bowden and
unanimously carried by the Board to accept the report and recommendations
of the Complaint Committee.

CORRESPONDENCE

Wildesen/Neyman Letter

      The Board reviewed a letter to Mr. Allen E. Neyman, President of the
   Potomac Valley Chapter of the American Institute of Architects, from
   the Prince George’s County Department of Environmental Resources,
   Permits and Review Division, signed by Stan E. Wildesen and dated
   February 12, 2003. Mr. Wildesen discussed the county’s interpretation
   of the architects’ licensing statute in light of the passage of House
   Bill 147 in 2001. The letter was for informational purposes, and the
   Board’s reply was not requested. However, as a courtesy, Sally Wingo
   will acknowledge the receipt of the letter.
Maryland Board of Architects
February 26, 2003
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LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

     Harry Loleas provided update to the Board regarding the following
bills: (1) Special Fund/Continuation of the Board of Certified Interior
Designers; and (2) Continuing Education bill introduced on behalf of the
MSAIA.

     With regard to the first bill, Mr. Loleas stated that DLLR and the
Design Boards testified in support of the special funding and clustering
mechanism.   MSAIA testified in support of the special fund, but against
clustering.    Also, MSAIA testified for the sunset of the Board of
Certified Interior Designers.

      With regard to the second bill, Mr. Loleas stated that as a matter
of policy, DLLR has always been against the continuing education program,
but in favor of continuing competency program.   Mr. Loleas testified to
that effect in Annapolis.

OTHER BUSINESS

Ad hoc Committee on Plan-Stamping

     Ms. Cho, Mr. Parker and Mr. Prescott met to discuss issues related to
signing and sealing of documents. Mr. Parker will report to the Board on
the results of that meeting.
Maryland Board of Architects
February 26, 2003
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ADJOURNMENT

     There being no further business, motion (V) was made by Mr. Bowden,
seconded by Mr. Ratcliffe, and unanimously carried by the Board to adjourn
the meeting at 11:30 a.m.

          With Corrections

          Without Corrections



Donald Ratcliff, Acting Chairman             Date



AMENDMENT TO MEETING MINUTES, January 22, 2003

     Under the heading of Legislative Update, The Board also noted that to
date no continuing education bill has been brought to it for consideration
by the Maryland Society of the American Institute of Architects (MSAIA)
nor has one been introduced. Mr. John Corkill confirmed that, although the
MSAIA plans to reintroduce legislation this session.

								
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