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OF STATE and PROVINCIAL PUBLIC HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGERS
Recommended Standards (Ten States Standards)
Individual Sewage Systems
2008 Annual Meeting
April 21, 2008
1. The meeting was called to order at 1:00 by chair Ian Parrott
2. Attendees introduced themselves.
3. Current Officers were confirmed as:
4. The agenda was reviewed and approved.
5. Bob Smude asked that all members review the list and submit any changes to him. He will then make sure that the updated information is posted to the web page.
6. The 2007 minutes were reviewed. There were no comments.
Motion by Mike Baker to approve the 2007 minutes. Second by Pat Carrol. Passed unanimously.
7. Roger Selburg reported that the Board still has $500 in the treasury.
8. Committee Reports
The Water Supply Committee
A copy of the revised
Standards was submitted to Health Education Services (HES). Copies of the Standard can be obtained from
HES for $15.00. Copies of the Standards
are also posted on the official 10 State Standard website (http://10statestandards.com) and the
In regards to the CDC fluoride meetings that were mentioned at the last Board meeting, there has been no activity over the past year.
Ohio is scheduled to host the 2008 Water Supply Committee meeting this coming October but since they do not currently have an active member on the committee Iowa will be hosting it instead. Mike Baker indicated he is having trouble filling the engineering position but indicated he will name someone to the committee even if he does not fill the position by the time of the next meeting.
Motion by Jim Cleland to approve the Water Supply Committee report. Second by Mike Baker. Passed Unanimously.
The Wastewater Committee met jointly with the Individual Sewage System Committee in 2007. Both groups had low attendance.
Land application had been taken out but most likely will be added back in the next revision.
ISS hopes that the WW committee will address low pressure/small diameter system issues.
Consultants and Iowa DNR have won an award by the ACEC for small community
hope to meet in
Terry K. expressed the need
Ron Bell from
There were no attendees from the ISS Committee. Roger Selburg informed the Board that Gary Flentge is no longer employed with the state. Chad Mormon is the acting chair of the ISS committee.
Concern that a number of the ISS Committee members are not registered engineers. Feel awkward writing design standards. It was felt that the Board members or Wastewater Committee members would have to help by checking and/or approving the standards.
Jim Cleland had a question about thelow pressure systems. The concern is that there will be an increased strength of waste and the use of conventional ISTS system might be an issue to watch.
There were no attendees from the Pools and Bathing Beaches Committee and no report was forwarded to the Board.
9. Other Business
10. Officers for 2009
11. Certificates of Appreciation
Doug Mandy received his certificate upon is
retirement on April 1, 2008. Ron Bell,
12. Other Issues
Announcement from Board to states encourageing particiapation
Use the website send out announcement and keep information updated.
Efficiency and Conservation should be addressed when Committees make next round of revisions.
13. Date and Location for 2009 Meeting (April 20 or 27, 2009?)
Which date works for Lee?