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Event Details

Date 2018/02/16
Time 08:30 AM
Recurring
Event status
Handicap access, ADA Contact info: Candace Ito, 808-586-2700
Title Contractors License Board
Location King Kalakaua Conference Room, King Kalakaua Building, 1st Floor, Honolulu, HI 96813
This event was posted on 02/09/2018 03:15 PM
This event was last updated on 02/09/2018 03:15 PM
AGENDA OF MEETING

FOR

CONTRACTORS LICENSE BOARD


Date: Friday, February 16, 2018

Time: 8:30 a.m.

Place: King Kalakaua Conference Room, 1st Floor
          King Kalakaua Building
          335 Merchant Street
          Honolulu, Hawaii

Call to
Order: 8:30 a.m.

Agenda: Filed with the Office of the Lieutenant Governor as required by HRS section 92-7(b).

Minutes: Approval of the Applications Committee Meeting and Executive Session Meeting Minutes of February 5, 2018, and the Board Meeting and Executive Session Meeting Minutes of January 19, 2018.

Amendments
to Agenda:

Committee
Reports: 1. Scope of Activity Committee:
Nathan T. Konishi and Leslie Isemoto, Co-Chairpersons

a. EA Engineering Science, and Technology, Inc., PBC
(Deferred from January 19, 2018 meeting)

Requests a determination on whether a C-68 Classified specialist classification would be appropriate for the construction work activities related to environmental remediation activities associated with contamination in groundwater and soil.

b. GCB Services LLC
(Deferred from January 19, 2018 meeting)

Requests a determination on the contractor's license(s) that are required for the following work:

1) Installation of Antenna at top of the telecom tower;
2) Installation of RRUs (Radio) at top of the telecom tower and bottom of tower;
3) Installation of cabinets at ground for our telecom equipment;
4) Installation of cabling (Coax, fiber, hybrid, Ethernet) from top of telecom tower to our equipment shelter at bottom;
5) Installation of H-Frame, little part of civil work;
6) Power up our equipment's with low voltage less than 90 volts; and
7) Same installation at rooftop as well.

c. Department of Education

Requests a determination on whether an "A" General engineering contractor license is able to perform the demolition and re-pavement of a road that has been upheaved by tree roots. Specifically, is the tree root cutting, spraying of weed killer, installation of root barrier, and grass restoration work incidental and supplemental to the C-3 asphalt paving and surfacing license that is covered under the "A" General Engineering Contractor license?

d. Performance Abatement Services, Inc.

Requests a determination on the contractor's license that is required to perform selective demolition of the guts of a building to allow for remodel by others.

Appearances
Before the Board: a. James R. Lesniewski, RME
Central Striping Service Inc.
"A" General Engineering

b. Gary A. Cordery, RME
Commercial Facility's Specialists Inc.
"A" General Engineering

c. Kevin M. Bennett (Individual)
C-5 Cabinet, millwork & carpentry
remodeling & repairs

d. Robert M. Landis (Individual)
"B" General Building

e. Rorylynn K. Laa, RME
Erik Builders Inc.
C-17 Excavating, grading & trenching
C-31 Masonry

 

f. Steve H. Hoegger, RME
Steve Hoegger & Associates Inc.
"B" General Building

g. Jae Hyun Sohn, RME
Nissi Group Inc.
"B" General Building

h. Roderick S. Woods, RME
R W Build & Repair Inc.
C-5 Cabinet, millwork & carpentry
remodeling & repairs

i. John P. Thompson, RME
John Bean Technologies Corporation
"B" General Building

j. Jacob Z. Holzman, RME
Vaughn Bay Construction Inc.
"B" General Building

k. Eli Carmona, RME
Caraveli Inc. dba Caraveli Construction
"B" General Building

l. Robert S. Lang, RME
International Business Machines Corporation
"B" General Building
C-5 Cabinet, millwork & carpentry remodeling & repairs (approve 1/18)

Chapter 91, HRS,
Adjudicatory
Matters: 1. Settlement Agreements

a. In the Matter of the Contractor's License of Kenneth K.Y. Park dba ARA Contracting; CLB 2017-312-L

b. In the Matter of the Contractor's License of Lonny B. Cooper; CLB 2016-376-L

c. In the Matter of the Contractor's License of Robert H. Hamm and In the Matter of the Contractor's License of Siemens Medical Solutions, USA, Inc.; CLB 2017-233-L

d. In the Matter of the Contractors' Licenses of Eliam Construction, LLC; Erick M. Allende; CLB 2015-208-L
e. In the Matter of the Contractor's License of Xiangfeng Cao dba Xia Building & Construction aka Hua-Xia Construction, LLC aka HX Building & Construction, LLC aka Hua Xia Construction; CLB 2016-485-L
2. Board's Final Order

The Board may move into Executive Session to consider and evaluate personal information relating to individuals applying for licensure in accordance with HRS section 92-5(a)(1), and to consult with the Board's attorney on questions and issues pertaining to the Board's powers, duties, privileges, immunities, and liabilities in accordance with HRS section 92-5(a)(4).

Reconvene
to Chapter 92
Meeting:

Committee 2. Examination Committee:
Reports: Danny T. Matsuoka, Chairperson

3. Recovery/Education Fund Committee:
Zale T. Okazaki, Esquire

4. Legislative Committee:
Peter Lee, Chairperson

Relating to the Contractors License Board

a. House Bill No. 1618 / Senate Bill No. 2005
Amends the composition of and sets residency requirements for members of the Contractors License Board (Board). Specifies that the protection of the public shall be of the highest priority of the Board in the exercise of the Board's licensing, regulatory, and disciplinary functions.

b. House Bill No. 2054

Amends the membership of the Contractors Licensing Board by increasing the total membership to 15, reducing the number of contractors on the board to 5, and increasing the number of noncontractors to 10. Requires all members to be at least 30 years old and a resident of the State. Requires the board to hold the interests of the public as the highest priority.


Relating to Electrical Contractors

c. House Bill No. 1878
House Bill No. 2549 / Senate Bill No. 2937

Provides an exemption for employees of high voltage electrical contractors from being licensed as electricians.

d. House Bill No. 1880
Senate Bill No. 2297

Extends the sunset date of Act 65, SLH 2013, which provides a limited exemption to the licensing requirements for certain individuals in situations when an electric utility must retain qualified individuals to work with high voltage (six hundred volts or higher) who are not licensed in the State but are otherwise deemed qualified by the electric utility.

Relating to Specialty Contractors

e. House Bill No. 1875 H.D. 1

Requires the Contractors License Board to adopt rules to define the term "incidental and supplemental to the performance of work". Specifies that the definition shall refer to no more than ten per cent of all work in the subcraft contract.

f. House Bill No. 1940

Requires the Contractors License Board to adopt rules to define "incidental and supplemental to the performance of work" with regard to the Board's ability to classify and limit the amounts of unlicensed work that a specialty licensed contractor may perform.

g. Senate Bill No. 2716

Requires the contractors license board to adopt rules to define "incidental and supplemental to the performance of work" to limit the percentage of work under a single contract in an incidental craft or trade in which a specialty contractor may engage without a license.

 

 


Relating to Contractors

h. House Bill No. 1648 / Senate Bill No. 2617

Defines the term "incidental and supplemental"; authorizes specialty contractors to perform work outside the scope of their licenses when that work is subordinate to another contractor and directly related to and necessary for the project.

i. House Bill No. 1877 / Senate Bill No. 2376
Raises the threshold under the contractor licensing law's handyman exemption from $1,000 to $5,000.

Relating to the Owner-Builder Exemption

j. Senate Bill No. 2279

Requires that owner-builders provide proof of withholding of applicable taxes and that workers' compensation insurance were provided to those contracted to work on the exempt buildings and structures. Makes conforming amendments to section 444-9.1(c), HRS, relating to fines for violating the owner-builder exemption.

Relating to Procurement

k. House Bill No. 1865
Establishes Transit-Oriented Development Community Districts within the Hawaii Community Development Authority (HCDA) to develop districts along certain rail stations in the Honolulu rail station transit corridor. Allows the HCDA to enter into public-private partnerships for a lease-back arrangement of lands and coordinate activities outside of the district, including construction.

l. House Bill No. 2055
Appropriates funds to the State Procurement Office for 2 full-time construction procurement specialists.

m. House Bill No. 2674
Senate Bill No. 2600

Requires that bid proposals for construction contracts list subcontractors and joint contractors where the total bid value may be $5,000,000 or more. Requires the listing of subcontractors and joint contractors where the total bid value may be less than $5,000,000, but only if electrical; plumbing; asbestos; elevator; or boiler, hot-water heating, or steam fitting work is involved.

n. Senate Bill No. 2120
Requires the state building codes to incorporate the International Green Construction Code. Sets specific targets for the recycling, reuse, donation, and resale of non-hazardous construction waste.

o. Senate Bill No. 2470
Requires competitive bidding on construction procurements of less than $50,000 to contract for drilling work and soil testing. Requires that the bid for drilling work and soil testing be separate from a bid for engineering work on the same project.

Relating to Home Inspectors

p. Senate Bill No. 2403

Establishes the board of home inspectors and requires licensure for home inspectors.

Carried Over From 2017 Session

Relating to Contractors License Board

q. House Bill No. 204

Increases and amends the membership of the contractors license board. Establishes residency and domiciliary requirements for membership on the board.

r. House Bill No 770/ Senate Bill No. 685

Alters the makeup of the contractors license board to include fifteen members, eight of which to have been engaged in contracting in the State for at least five years and seven of which shall be members of the public who are not licensed contractors.

 


Relating to Contractor Requirements

s. House Bill No. 295, H.D. 1/ Senate Bill No. 471
This bill requires General building contractors that build new one- and two-family dwellings to provide buyers with written information on the benefits of a residential fire sprinkler system; requires General building contractors to provide buyers with a written cost estimate on the costs associated with installing and maintaining the sprinkler system; and establishes violations for willful violation of the law.

Relating to Contractors

t. House Bill No. 976 HD1

Requires any person applying for a license as an electrical contractor, pole and line contractor, high voltage electrical contractor, or electronic systems contractor to possess a trade license or an electrical engineering degree from an accredited college to perform electrical work in the State.

u. House Bill No. 964

Mandates the contractors license board to require specialty and general contractors to put up surety bonds. Expanded rights for subcontractors.

v. Senate Bill No. 1144

Amends definition of RME as used in the contractors law to clarify responsibilities.

Relating to Specialty Contractors

w. House Bill No. 996/Senate Bill No. 1102

Requires the Contractors License Board to adopt rules to define "incidental and supplemental to the performance of work" to clarify the percentage of a craft or trade in which a specialty contractor may engage without a license while performing work in a craft and trade for which contractor is licensed.

 

 

Relating to Licensing

x. House Bill No. 378 HD1/Senate Bill No. 1130
Requires an investigator to issue a citation to any person determined to be acting in the capacity of or engaging in the business of a contractor within the State without having a required license. Clarifies that DCCA may pursue available civil remedies such as court-ordered injunctions and enhanced fines.

Relating to Procurement

y. House Bill No. 573 HD1 SD2/Senate Bill No. 1070 SD2 HD1

Provides a bidder of a public works construction project with two hours after the closing of bids to clarify and correct certain information regarding subcontractors. Prohibits bid shopping and bid peddling for the competitive sealed bidding process.

z. House Bill No. 826

Authorizes procurement officers to consider a subcontractor's license as valid if it was valid at the time of award of a bid.

aa. Senate Bill No. 1068 SD1 HD1

Prohibits the disqualification or rejection of a bid that includes a listed subcontractor whose license is not valid at the time of the bid due to a lapse in continuous insurance and bond coverages if the subcontractor meets certain conditions. Requires procurement officers to report any unlicensed activity if a bid is disqualified or rejected because the subcontractor fails to meet certain licensing requirements.

bb. House Bill No. 1180 HD1

Amends the definition of contractor in Chapter 103D, Hawaii Revised Statutes, relating to the Hawaii Procurement Code.

cc. House Bill No. 1228

Provides a bidder of a public works construction project with two working days after the closing of bids to provide the name of each joint contractor or subcontractor and the nature and scope of the work to be performed by each. Allows the bidder to replace a subcontractor that is not in compliance with these requirements, provided that the price of the total bid remains the same.

dd. House Bill No. 1229 HD1 SD1

Requires public procurement construction bids to list subcontractors and joint contractors only for contracts with an unspecified total value; provided that bids lacking this list may be accepted if in the State's best interest and the value of the work to be performed by the joint contractor or subcontractor is equal to or less than an unspecified per cent of the total bid amount.

ee. House Bill No. 1415
Establishes additional performance bond requirements for surety companies and bond companies under the Hawaii Public Procurement Code. Establishes conditions for releasing or terminating the obligations of a payment bond.

ff. Senate Bill No. 1280 SD1

Establishes additional requirements for surety companies that execute performance and payment bonds pursuant to the Hawaii Public Procurement Code.

gg. Senate Bill No. 1067

Provides a bidder of a public works construction project with two working days after the closing of bids to provide the name of each joint contractor or subcontractor and the nature and scope of the work to be performed by each joint contractor or subcontractor.

hh. Senate Bill No. 1069 SD1

Requires public procurement construction bids to list subcontractors and joint contractors only for contracts of an unspecified dollar amount or more; provided that bids lacking this list may be accepted if in the State's best interest and subcontractor and joint contractor work is an unspecified per cent or less of the total bid amount.

Relating to Insurance

ii. House Bill No. 1421 HD2 / Senate Bill No. 1230

House Bill No. 1421 HD2: Establishes a regulatory scheme for roofing contractors to protect consumers from unlicensed insurance adjusters.

Senate Bill No. 1230: Amends the definition of "adjuster" and "public adjuster" to clarify who may not be considered an adjuster or public adjuster under Article 9 of the Insurance Code. Adds definitions of "insurance appraiser" and "insurance umpire".

5. Conditional License Report:
Charlene L.K. Tamanaha, Executive Officer

a. Centerline Solutions LLC
Kevin E. Bottomley, RME
"B" General Building

b. CML Security LLC
Thomas B. Chapin, RME
C-13 Electrical

c. CML Security LLC
Keith J. Thoene, RME (Dual status - CML
C-25 Institutional & commercial RW Security LLC)
C-48a Steel door

6. Applications Committee:
Tyrus Kagawa, Chairperson
License Applications (list attached)

a. Request for Change in Business Status

b. Request for Waiver of Bond Requirement

c. Applications for Licensure

Applications Committee Report:
Charlene L.K. Tamanaha, Executive Officer

Owner-Builder Exemption Applications

a. Errol Yudko
b. Keith & Christi Glover
c. Scott M. Schneider
d. Herbert Wurster/Timberlake Children's Trust Agreement
e. Katrina Howe
f. Malcolm Beddow
g. Marjorie L. Deal
h. Evelina P. Cabrera
Other Business:

Open Forum: (Public comment on issues not on the Agenda, for consideration by the Board at a subsequent meeting)

Next Meeting: Friday, March 16, 2018

Adjournment:

2/9/18

Individuals who require special needs accommodations are invited to call Candace Ito, Executive Officer, at (808) 586-2700 at least 4 working days in advance of the meeting.

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