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					                                       MINUTES
                        ALABAMA REAL ESTATE APPRAISERS BOARD
                                  RSA UNION BUILDING
                           100 NORTH UNION STREET, SUITE 370
                                MONTGOMERY, ALABAMA
                                      March 9, 2001


MEMBERS PRESENT:

Mr. Ronald Parker
Mrs. Jane Mardis (arrived at 10:15 a.m.)
Mr. Chester Mallory (arrived at 1:10 p.m.)
Mr. Everett Brooks, Jr.
Mr. R.L. Farmer, Jr.
Mr. Otis Stewart, Jr.
Mr. Steve Martin
Mr. Ken Keener
Mr. Gary Archer

OTHERS PRESENT:

Mr. J.W. Holland, Jr.
Mr. Ken Diehl
Mrs. Lisa Brooks
Mr. Barry Hollyfield
Ms. Neva Conway
Mr. Randy Robertson

GUESTS PRESENT:

Mr. Charles Shaw
Mr. Moon

1.0             With quorum present Mr. Ron Parker, Chairman called the meeting to order at
                9:15 a.m.   The meeting was held at the RSA Union Building, 3rd. Floor
                Conference Room, Montgomery, Alabama.

2.0             Members present were Mrs. Jane Mardis (arriving at 10:15 a.m.), Mr. Chester
                Mallory (arriving at 1:10 p.m.), Mr. Everett Brooks, Jr., Mr. R. L. Farmer, Jr.,
                Mr. Otis Stewart, Jr., Mr. Steve Martin, Mr. Ken Keener, Mr. Gary Archer and
                Mr. Ronald Parker. At this time Mr. Parker welcomed our guests and introduced
                them to the Board.

3.0             On motion by Mr. Brooks and second by Mr. Farmer the regular minutes for
                March 9, 2001 were approved as written. All in favor, motion carried.

3.2             Ms. Conway updated Board on the discrimination suit whereby our agency was
                being sued along with numerous other State agencies in regards to the hiring of
                attorneys. The trial is November 5, 2001 and in discovery.
      Also, Ms. Conway updated the Board that a hearing has been set for April 9,
      2001 for the Walker case in DeKalb County.

      Ms. Conway informed the Board that a Consent Settlement for revocation was
      sent in connection with the voter fraud case in Winston County in which Mr.
      Jimmy Richardson a Certified General Real Property Appraiser plead guilty.

4.0   Ms. Conway informed the Board that our Bill had been assigned to the House
      State Government Committee but has not been introduced into the Senate. Rep.
      Grantland is sponsoring this Bill for our agency. Ms. Conway told the Board
      there is a generic compensation bill for all Board members being introduced,
      which our agency would be covered under.

      On motion by Mr. Brooks and second by Mr. Archer the Board voted to approve
      amendment to Administrative Rule 780-X-14.07 which included newspaper
      publication Notice of Public Reprimands, Suspension and Revocations. All in
      favor, motion carried.

      Ms. Conway gave the Board members a proposed amendment to Administrative
      Rule 780-X-14.01 Complaints process and asked that they review to be discussed
      at next months meeting.

5.0   On motion by Mr. Brooks and second by Mr. Farmer the following applications
      were voted on as listed. All in favor, motion carried.

5.1   Trainee Real Property Appraiser applications approved: Kristen E. Brooks,
      Kathy Jo Dethrage, Lisa K. Ferguson, Edward M. Grove, Robert H. Howard, Jr.,
      Evan G. Malone, Stanford E. Smith.

5.2   State Registered Real Property Appraiser applications approved: Daniel A.
      Levens, Robert L. Meador, Jr. Applications deferred: Sara Hodges.

5.3   Licensed Real Property Appraiser applications approved: Carl D. Pylant, II

5.4   Certified Residential Real Property Appraiser applications deferred: Terry
      L. Bernstein, Karen P. Pack, Ralph H. Stephens.

5.5   Certified General Real Property Appraiser applications approved: Michael
      K. Butler (Recip.)(GA), John E. Dollar (Recip.)(TN), P.E. Lamey (Recip.)(MS),
      Charles P. Pope, Chris M. Wade (Recip.)(MS). Applications deferred: Clifton
      R. Robertson, Jonathan C. Stephens. Application denied: John H. Davis, III.

      At the next meeting the Board members will propose individual resolution and
      clarification questions to ask applicants when they are upgrading from Trainee to
      Residential or General classifications.

6.0   Mr. Holland gave the financial report informing the Board that we were 41% into
      the fiscal year and 38% into budget expenditures and indicated there were no
      negative trends or patterns. He stated that unforeseen computer system
      expenditures would require the movement of some funds between budget line
      items. On motion by Mr. Brooks and second by Mr. Archer the Board voted to
      accept the financial report as read. All in favor, motion carried.

6.1   On motion by Mr. Archer and second by Mr. Martin the following education
      courses and instructor recommendations were approved or denied as indicated:

      THE APPRAISAL ACADEMY

      (C.E.) eDomina Certification – 4 Hours – Deferred
             (Pending Instructor: R. Dennis Tompkins)

      Seeking approval for Mr. Clifford E. Odom to teach previously approved
      courses. - Denied

      APPRAISAL INSTITUTE - CHICAGO

      (C.E.) On-Line Appraisal Institute Residential Database Training – 3 Hours -
             Approved
             (Approved Instructor: Danny Wiley)

      (C.E.) On-Line Course 420 – Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice –
             Part B – 8 Hours - Approved
             (Approved Instructor: J. Carl Schultz)

      (C.E.) On-Line Using Your HP12C Financial Calculator – 7 Hours - Approved
             (Approved Instructor: Timothy Kohr)

      (C.E.) Appraisal Review Seminar – General – 7 Hours – Approved
             (Approved Instructor: Richard Sorenson)

      (C.E.) Appraisal Review Seminar – Residential – 7 Hours – Approved
             (Approved Instructor: Richard Sorenson)

      APPRAISAL INSTITUTE - ALABAMA

      (C.E.) Synthetic Stucco (EIFS) – 4 Hours – Approved
             (Approved Instructors: Richard Maloy & Richard LaFramboise)

      THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF FARM MANAGERS & RURAL
      APPRAISERS

      (C.E.) Uniform Agriculture Appraisal Report Seminar – 16 Hours - Approved
      (LIC) (Approved Instructors: John Widdoss & Jerry Kjerstad)

      INTERNATIONAL RIGHT OF WAY ASSOCIATION

      (C.E.) Course 703 – Real Property Asset Management – 8 Hours – Denied
             (Denied Instructor: Richard D. Ricketts)

      Edmond Eslava seeking approval to teach USPAP – Course 406, previously
      approved – Approved
        REALWORLD APPRAISAL FORMS

        (C.E.) RealWorld Appraisal Forms – 14 Hours – Approved
               (Approved Instructor: Charles N. Zanaty, Sr.)

        SHELTON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

        (C.E.) Synthetic Stucco – 4 Hours – Approved
               (Approved Instructors – Richard A. Maloy & Richard LaFramboise)

        (C.E.) Emerging Appraisal Technology – 3 Hours – Deferred
               (Pending Instructor: Richard A. Maloy)

        THE REAL ESTATE RESOURCE CENTER – BEAL ASSOCIATES

        (LIC) Pre-Licensing for Appraisers – 90 Hours – Deferred
              (Pending Instructor: Ronald E. Beal)

        GADSDEN BOARD OF REALTORS

        Seeking approval for Mandell Tillman to teach the 15 Hour USPAP previously
        approved - Approved

        All in favor, with the exception of Mr. Brooks and Mr. Farmer abstaining,
        motion carried.

6.2     Mr. Diehl discussed the disciplinary report with the Board. On February 12,
        2001 a Certified Residential Real Property Appraiser signed a Consent
        Settlement Order in connection with the appraisal of a single-family residential
        property in which he/she signed as the primary appraiser. The terms of the
        consent settlement include a private reprimand, a $1,000 administrative fine, and
        completion of a Board-approved 15-hour USPAP course. On February 20, 2001
        a Certified General Real Property Appraiser signed a Consent Settlement Order
        in connection with an application for a reciprocal license dated May 3, 1999.
        The terms of the consent settlement include a private reprimand, and a $500
        administrative fine. Mr. Diehl also discussed status reports.

        Mr. Diehl informed the Board he had been in contact with the California Real
        Estate Appraisers Board on the subject of disciplinary sanctions. A matrix of
        their sanctions for various infractions was distributed.

6.2.1   Mr. Hollyfield gave report on Probable Causes on AB-00-103 and AB-01-10.
        On motion by Mr. Farmer and second by Mr. Stewart the Board voted to proceed
        with formal investigation. All in favor, motion carried. Mr. Hollyfield gave
        report on Probable Cause AB-01-19. On motion by Mr. Farmer and second by
        Mr. Archer the Board voted to dismiss. All in favor, motion carried. Mr.
        Hollyfield gave report on Probable Cause AB-01-20. On motion by Mr. Farmer
        and second by Mrs. Mardis the Board voted to dismiss. All in favor, motion
        carried.
      Mr. Robertson asked the Board’s approval to pursue an investigation in Jefferson
      Co. and to use a handwriting expert on this case and refer to Jefferson Co.
      District Attorney. On motion by Mr. Farmer and second by Mr. Archer the
      Board voted to approval of investigation. All in favor, motion carried.

      At this time Mr. Moon from Hunters Walk spoke with the Board regarding
      manufactured home appraisals.

      On motion by Mr. Brooks and second by Mr. Archer the Board voted to have Mr.
      Holland look into what it would take for our agency to get background checks on
      all application. All in favor, motion carried.

6.3   No new reciprocal states to report since last meeting.

6.4   The following reciprocal licenses were issued since last Board meeting: Michael
      K. Butler (G)(GA), John E. Dollar (G)(TN), P.E. Lamey (G)(MS), Chris M.
      Wade (G)(MS).

7.0   The temporary permit report was provided to the Board for their information.

8.0   Mr. Holland informed the Board of a meeting between himself, Lisa Brooks, Mr.
      Martin and Mrs. Mardis and state web designer Faye Boyd.

      Mr. Holland informed the Board that Mrs. Kim Cox would be leaving our agency
      soon and he will start the interview process for her position very soon.

      Mr. Holland informed the Board that Mrs. Beth Johnson had a healthy baby girl.
      Mother and daughter are doing well.

      Mr. Holland asked the Board members who would be attending the AARO
      Conference April 28-May 1, 2001. Mrs. Mardis, Mr. Brooks, Mr. Mallory, Mr.
      Farmer and Mr. Parker all said they would be attending.

      Mr. Holland told the Board there was a lot of AARO correspondence in their
      books for them to read carefully.

      Mr. Holland brought to the Board’s attention a letter from Ms. Laura L. Stephens
      of Garrett & Associates asking for a waiver of the ten-year rule on classroom
      credit. The Board asked Mr. Holland to respond to Ms. Stephens that our ten-
      year rule would apply in her circumstances.

      Mr. Diehl gave the Board a manufactured housing proposed position paper he
      would like the Board to review and vote on at the next Board meeting.

      Mrs. Mardis reported to the Board on the status of the Full Disclosure Bill.

      At this time Board went into committee meetings.
               Reconsideration Hearings

               12:45 p.m. – Matthew Pulliam (applying for T) – Approved – On motion by Mr.
               Brooks and second by Mrs. Mardis. All in favor, motion carried.

               1:11 p.m. – Richard E. Whatley (T applying for R) – Denied – On motion by Mr.
               Brooks and second by Mrs. Mardis. All in favor, with Mr. Mallory abstaining.
               Motion carried.

9.0            Meeting adjourned at 4:00 p.m.


Sincerely,


Lisa Brooks
Executive Secretary

Lb


APPROVED: _______________________
          Ronald Parker, Chairman

				
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