Iowa Real Estate Commission
1920 SE Hulsizer Road
Ankeny, IA 50021
May 06, 2004
Present: James Hughes,
Chair; James ONeill, Donald Marple; Patty Daniels; Laurie Dawley
Others Present: Roger Hansen, Executive
Officer; Pam Griebel, Assistant Attorney General; Susan Griffel, Education Director;
Sylvia King, Staff; Jeff Evans, Staff
McLaughlin, Iowa Association of Realtors. Tim
Erickson, Iowa Interactive, Inc.; Tammy Reames, Iowa Interactive, Inc. joined the meeting
at 10:25 a.m.
The meeting was called to order at 9:05 a.m.
NEW COMMISSIONER INTRODUCTION
Hughes introduced and welcomed Don Marple, new Industry Member.
Motion made by Dawley, second Daniels, to enter into
closed session pursuant to Iowa Code 21.5(1)(d) and 21.5 (1)(f). Roll call vote as follows: ONeill, aye; Marple, aye; Daniels, aye;
Dawley, aye and Hughes, aye. Commission
entered into closed session at 9:07 a.m. and arose therefrom at 10:20 a.m.
Motion made by Dawley, second Daniels, to grant States
application to amend charges on Case 03-018. Motion
Motion made by Daniels, second Marple, to accept informal
settlement on Cases 03-058, 03-100 and
03-102. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion made by Daniels, second Woline, to close cases 03-034,
03-038, 03-039, 03-083, 03-109, 03-134, 03-146, 03-148, 04-006, 04-008, 04-013, 04-015 and
04-016 and to find probable cause in Cases 03-142 and 03-152. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion made by Marple, second Daniels, to deny
Respondents request to amend the proposed settlement in Case 03-071. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion made by Dawley, second ONeill, to approve February 26,
2004 with correction. Motion carried
Future IREC meetings are scheduled as follows:
Investigative Committee Meetings:
Thursday, June 17, 2004
Wednesday, June 16, 2004 (ONeill, Daniels)
Thursday, July 22, 2004
Wednesday, July 21, 2004
Thursday, September 16, 2004
September 15, 2004
Thursday, November 4, 2004
Wednesday, November 3, 2004
Thursday, December 9, 2004
Wednesday, December 8, 2004
Hansen introduced Tim Erickson and Tammy Reames of Iowa Interactive
Inc., who reported on the Divisions ongoing conversion from the current Mainframe
system to a web-based recordkeeping system. Hansen
will keep the Commission posted as updates occur.
Griffel reported on the UNI Advisory Committee Meeting. Highlights included accreditation and director
Evans reported on the status of ongoing field audits. To date, 40 audits have been conducted with
various brokerages in Iowa. Formal reports
will be presented to the Commission as needed. Evans
stated he would prepare newspaper articles for the Divisions newsletter to educate
and inform brokers on the audit process.
Hansen reported on a possible license reciprocity agreement with
Pennsylvania and the license database conversion and its benefits to staff, the Commission
and licensees. He also reported that the
complaint process appears to be flowing smoothly. In
addition, he briefed the Commission on the April ARELLO Conference highlights.
Griffel reported no feedback has been received on the proposed
administrative rule changes concerning broker post license education requirements.
Dawley moved, second ONeill to adopt the proposed
administrative rule change as it reads. Motion
McLaughlin advised the IAR Midyear Meeting is scheduled for the 8th
through the 10th 2004 in
Clive, the IAR Annual Convention is scheduled for October 10th through October
14th 2004 in Cedar Rapids, and the 2004 UNI Real Estate Education Program Golf
Tournament is scheduled for July 27, 2004.
McLaughlin reported the IAR has hired Lora Shreve as Education
Director and Nicole Wenning as Assistant Education Director.
McLaughlin briefly reported on enforcement and jurisdiction
changes resulting from recently signed IAR sponsored legislation pertaining to license
exempted activities of auctioneers and persons operating without a real estate license.
ELECTION OF OFFICERS
Motion made by ONeill, second Marple, to elect Hughes as Chair. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion made by Hughes, second Daniels, to elect ONeill as Vice
Chair. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion made by Dawley, second ONeill, to adjourn.
Motion carried unanimously. Meeting
adjourned at 11:45 a.m.
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