Iowa Real Estate Commission
1920 SE Hulsizer Road
Ankeny, IA 50021
December 13, 2007
Meeting Conducted by Telephone Conference Call
Commissioner participation was conducted via telephone conference
call because it was not practical or economically feasible to personally
attend a meeting for the limited agenda.
Present via Telephone: Jim Hughes, Chair; Laurie Dawley, Vice-Chair;
James O’Neill; Judy Stevens and Dan Berry.
Absent: Lori Diehl, Patty Daniels
Present in Person: Roger Hansen, Executive Officer; John Lundquist,
Assistant Attorney General; David Batts, Compliance Officer; Susan
Griffel, Education Director; Jeff Evans, Auditor; Sandy Malek,
Administrative Assistant and Dana Klisares, Administrative Assistant.
The meeting was called to order at 9:03 a.m. by Chair Hughes.
Motion made by O’Neill, seconded by Dawley to approve the November
15, 2007 minutes as amended. Motion carried unanimously.
MEETING SCHEDULE (Tentative)
Future IREC meetings are scheduled as follows:
Commission Meetings: Investigation Committee Meetings:
Thursday, January 17, 2008
Wednesday, January 16, 2008
(Berry, Hughes, O’Neill)
Thursday, February 14, 2008 Wednesday,
February 13, 2008
Thursday, March 19, 2008
Wednesday, March 20, 2008
Thursday, April 17, 2008
Wednesday, April 16, 2008
Thursday, May 22, 2008
Wednesday, May 21, 2008
Thursday, June 26, 2008
Wednesday, June 25, 2008
Thursday, July 24, 2008
Wednesday, July 23, 2008
Thursday, September 11, 2008 Wednesday, September 10,
Thursday, October 09, 2008
Wednesday, October 08, 2008
Thursday, November 13, 2008 Wednesday, November
Thursday, December 11, 2008 Wednesday, December 10, 2008
Berry attended the National Association of Realtors meeting in Las
Vegas as well as the State Association meeting. Announced that Dave Bert
is taking the place of Marty Lee at the Iowa Association of Realtors.
ASSISTANT ATTORNEY GENERAL REPORT
Lundquist reported on the Fazio case. The appeal was dismissed and
revocation is final and he cannot be licensed in Iowa for at least 5
years after released.
Klisares reported on-line renewals were going very well with 2,540
renewing on line so far and 101 by paper renewal as of today’s date.
Evans reported he attended the Iowa Association of Realtor’s meeting
Griffel reported the newsletter will be going out December 21st. She
also reported that feedback from education providers indicates that
pre-licensing class registrations are down as well as CE class
Batts reported the complaint count for 2006 was 245 cases and 2007
was 301 cases.
Hansen reported electronic storage rules were filed and will be
published Notice of Intended Action December 19th.
Motion made by Dawley, seconded by O’Neill, to enter into closed
session pursuant to Iowa Code 21.5(1)(d) and 21.5(1)(f) to discuss
informal settlements, consent agreements/orders or Consent Orders. Roll
call as follows: Hughes, aye; Dawley, aye; O’Neill, aye; Stevens, aye;
and Berry, aye. Motion carried unanimously.
The Commission entered into closed session at 9:11 a.m. and arose
Motion made by Dawley, second by O’Neill to accept signed settlements
and/or consent agreements, cease and desist or consent order for cases
07-196; 07-015; 07-212;
07-072; 07-073; 07-248; 07-213; 07-200; 07-198; 07-231; 07-209 and
Hughes authorized Hansen to sign settlements and/or consent agreements
on his behalf.
Motion made by Dawley, second by Berry to find probable cause on the
following cases: 07-255 (Hughes excused himself and did not participate
in this case); 07-256; 07-258; 07-243; 07-244; 07-245; 07-247; 07-262;
07-267; 07-268; 07-269; 07-271; 07-272; 07-275; 07-278 and 07-281.
Motion carried unanimously with Hughes abstaining on case 07-255.
Motion made by Dawley, second by Berry to close the following cases:
07-251; 07-252; 07-254: 07-279; 06-052; 06-053 and 07-230. Motion
Motion made by Dawley, seconded by Berry, to adjourn. Motion carried
unanimously. Meeting adjourned at 10:40 a.m.
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