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Charles County, Maryland

February 20, 2013 Minutes

Wednesday, February 20, 2013



  • Gregg Taylor
  • Brad Pelzer
  • Sue Cecil
  • Willie Zapata 
  • Jim Blanche
  • Bill Lawman

Guests that were interviewed:

  • John Zanelotti Jr.
  • George (Steve) Jenkins


  1. Approval of January 2013 meeting minutes
  2. License Counts as of this month are as follows:

Masters license: 1595

  • General- 1240: 562 Active, 3 Deceased, 620 Expired and 55 Inactive.
  • Restricted Master- 155: 82 Active, 0 Deceased, 67 Expired and 16 Inactive.
  • Expired without license type listed:  200.

Journeyman license: 1849

  • 894 Active, 2 Deceased and 953 Expired.

Homeowner’s permit: 140 with no active licenses.


  1. Rules and Regulations pertaining to the renewal of expired licenses (Master General, Master Restricted and Journeymen) were discussed.  Board to update this and other areas of concern of the rules and regulations prior to submitting changes to Commissioners for approval.  Wording changed as fees are subject to change each July 1.   Request to be sent will include the request of:  Maximum option to be considered for renewals exceeding one cycle: Double the current reinstatement and renewal fees.
  2. The Board has determined HVAC contractors will need an HVAC Restricted Electricians license to do installation.  Has there been any progress made on this license request?  Sue tried to locate any information from prior years that was questioned to exist and has been unable to locate any information.   Sue was able to locate previous exam from much older building code and gave this document to Brad.  We would like to provide a LV/ABL/HVAC licenses and examinations. HOLD FOR BRAD AND DON. 
  3. There were changes made to be considered for the Rules and Regulations.
  4. Interviews for replacement of Board Member.
    1. George (Steve) Jenkins
    2. John Zanelotti
  5. Timothy Kirkland did not show to review failed Journeyman Exam from September 2012. 
  6. Exams were reviewed for March 2013 exam.
  7. Accomplishments, Tasks and Goals report card to County Commissioners was approved.  Sue to send final copy with signature.