Present: Chair Russ Nading, Evelyn Rank, Robert Miller, Barbara Leestamper.
present: Roger Hansen, Executive Secretary; Pam Griebel,
Assistant Attorney Susan Griffel, staff; Frank Hansen, staff; LuAnn
Nading called the meeting to order at 9 a.m. Miller moved, seconded
by Leestamper, to go into closed session pursuant to Iowa Code
21.5(1)(d) and (f). Roll call vote as follows: Rank, aye; Nading,
aye; Leestamper, aye; Miller, aye. Minutes were recorded. The Commission
entered into closed session at 9:02 a.m. and arose therefrom at
9:20 a.m. Recommendations from the investigative committee were
Leestamper moved, seconded by Rank, to find probable cause in
cases 99-077, A99-003, 99-089, and 99-090. Motion carried unanimously.
Rank moved, seconded by Miller, to close cases 99-080, 99-102,
99-103, 99-093. Motion carried unanimously.
Leestamper moved, seconded by Miller, to approved minutes of the
November 10 meeting.
Rank will chair the January 27, 2000, meeting. The investigative
committee on January 26 will be Rank and Miller.
Communications from J. Margolis and from Cendant Mobility were
Miller moved, seconded by Rank, to adopt the new Uniform Waiver
and Variance Rule. Motion carried unanimously.
Leestamper moved, seconded by Rank, to file Notice of Intended
Action for the new and amended rules.
Hansen discussed the ARELLO "best practices" guidelines
for Internet use.
moved, seconded by Leestamper, to allow Hansen to refer to the
ARELLO "best practices" Internet
guidelines when questions arise, until the commission can approve
Nading reported on the ARELLO meeting and offered congratulation
to Hansen for the award he had received. Nading has talked to the
Burlington-Fort Madison area board about commission-related information.
reported on the Review of Administrative Procedures Act and Kay
Chapman’s leadership of the study group. She related
that there is a March 1 deadline for the governor’s office
to have the boards’ plans to review administrative rules.
The Commission has set a workshop for formulating such a plan for
February 9 at 9 a.m. She also reported on a trust account training
session she had attended at the ARELLO meeting.
Griffel reported that the newsletter would be mailed out on January
F. Hansen submitted a recap of audits done this year to date.
R. Hansen reported on the ARELLO meeting. He will continue to
chair the Information Technology Committee. He relayed information
about the possibility of ARELLO partnering with the National Realtors
Rank moved, seconded by Leestamper, to adjourn. Meeting was adjourned
at 10:50 a.m.