Present: Robert Miller, Chair; Evelyn Rank; James Hughes; Dorothy
Absent: Barbara Leestamper
present: Roger Hansen, Executive Secretary; Pam Griebel,
Assistant Attorney General; Susan Griffel, Education Director;
Carrie Ante, Staff
The meeting was called to order at 9:04 a.m.
Rank moved, seconded by Hughes to go into closed session pursuant
to Iowa Code 21.5 (1)(d) and Iowa Code 21.5 (1)(f). Roll call vote
was as follows: Miller, aye; Rank, aye; Hughes, aye; Woline, aye.
Motion carried unanimously.
The Commission entered into closed session at 9:08 a.m.
Hughes moved to go back into open session at 10:36 a.m. and Rank
seconded. Motion carried unanimously.
Rank moved, seconded by Hughes to close cases 01-015,
01-039 & 01-040.
Motion carried unanimously.
Hughes moved, seconded by Rank to accept the Informal Settlement
in case 00-153. Motion carried unanimously.
Rank moved, seconded by Woline to accept Finds of Fact, Conclusions
of Law, Decision and Order in case 00-080. Motion carried unanimously.
Rank moved, seconded by Woline to find probable
cause in cases 01-011 & 01-010. Motion carried unanimously.
Hughes moved, seconded by Woline to approve the minutes of the
May 24, 2001, meeting. Motion carried unanimously.
Future meeting dates were discussed. Hughes and Woline will serve
on the Investigative Committee meeting to be held on Wednesday,
August 8, 2001.
Hughes moved, seconded by Rank to grant, with provisions,
the request for consideration 543B.15(1) and 193E—4.57(543B,272C)
applications to reinstate the revoked licenses of Margaret A.
Hamilton (f/n/a Margaret Dougherty), complaint case 97-102 and
Hamilton, complaint case 97-041. Motion carried unanimously.
Hughes moved, seconded by Rank to deny the request for substitution
of experience (543B.15(8) by Stephen H. Brower. Vote was as follows:
Miller, aye; Rank, aye; Hughes, aye; and Woline, nay. Motion carried.
Griebel reported that there would be an article
on judicial review of complaints in the next newsletter. A new
court ruling provides
Complainants with the ability to challenge a Commission decision
in cases where no formal disciplinary is action. In addition,
she reported on Supreme Court Rule 118A and emphasized how important
it is for every real estate salesperson and broker to be aware
of this rule. Information has been available from the Commission’s
web site since the day after the rule was announced. Supreme
Court Rule 118A will be featured in the next newsletter. She
that Governor Vilsak has a meeting set for July 10 regarding
Executive Order 8.
Hansen reported that Kay Halloran, Division Administrator,
is still in the hospital in Cedar Rapids. There was nothing new
to report on the budget situation. He indicated that Executive
8 is progressing and noted that input is continuing to be solicited
relating to the new proposed chapters. All seventeen new chapters
and cross reference will be soon be available on the Internet
from the Commission’s web site.
Paul McLaughlin reported that he attended the UNI Annual Golf
Outing. He indicated that $4,000-$6,000 was raised for scholarships.
Jim Berry shared one of his experiences that happened when he
was a commissioner and he encouraged each Commissioner to subscribe
to the UNI newsletter from Art Cox, provided via email.
Hughes moved, seconded by Rank to adjourn the meeting at 11:48
a.m. Motion carried unanimously.