Special Board Meeting: Kentucky Board of Certification of Water Treatment and Distribution System Operators

The Kentucky Board of Certification of Water Treatment and Distribution System Operators (drinking water board) will have a special meeting on October 25 at 10 a.m. EST in conference room 111, Department for Environmental Protection, 300 Sower Blvd., Frankfort, KY 40601. This meeting pertains to the notice of violations issued to two operators at Greensburg Water Works. Portions of this meeting are open to the public.

Agenda:
Call to Order
Roll Call
Introduction of Guests
New Business
     Hearings for disciplinary action from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
     Adjourn for Lunch at 12:00 p.m.
     Hearings for disciplinary action from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Executive Session
Adjournment

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Kentucky Boards of Certification to Meet Sept. 17

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 13, 2019) – A joint meeting of the Kentucky boards of certification for wastewater system operators and for water treatment and distribution system operators will be held on Sept. 17, 2019. The public is invited to attend.

WHO:
Boards of certification for wastewater system operators and water treatment and distribution system operators

WHEN:
Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019 at 2 p.m. EDT

WHERE:
Kentucky Energy & Environment Cabinet
Conference Room 111
300 Sower Blvd.
Frankfort, KY 40601

AGENDA:
New Business
Exam Requests (Addendum 1)
Review List of Approved Trainings (Addendum 2)
Motion to Release Today’s Exam Review Actions & List of Approved Trainings

Unfinished Business
Wastewater Treatment Manual Review

Communications & Announcements
Financial Statement
Chapter 11 Regulation Update
Revised 2019 Board Meeting Schedule
Contract Trainers

Executive Session

Adjournment

 

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Wastewater Certification Board − Announcement of Term Expirations

The Kentucky Board of Certification of Wastewater System Operators is seeking applicants for three board member positions whose terms are set to expire August 31, 2019.

The Kentucky Board of Certification of Wastewater System Operators serves in an advisory capacity to the cabinet on all aspects of wastewater operator training and certification. The Department for Environmental Protection’s Division of Compliance Assistance is responsible for providing the administrative support to this board.

The Board consists of eight (8) members.  KRS 224-110, the Board’s authorizing statute, requires that the Board be composed of individuals with professional backgrounds as follows: one (1) member employed by a municipality who holds the position of either city manager, city engineer, director of public works, or the equivalent thereof; one (1) member who is a faculty member of a college, university, or professional school whose major field is related to wastewater treatment; one (1) non-voting ex officio member representing the Energy and Environment Cabinet; and five (5) members currently employed as operators holding valid certificates where one (1) of these five (5) shall be an operator of an industrial wastewater system .  Members of the Board are appointed by the Governor and shall serve a four (4) year term. Board members shall serve without compensation, but may be reimbursed for all actual and necessary expenses incurred while discharging their official duties.

The three positions that are set to expire are for a 1) Public Works Director, City Manager, or Equivalent, 2) Industrial Operator Representative, and 3) a Certified Operator Representative. Please feel free to share this announcement with members of your organization or interested parties. For anyone interested in applying for one of these positions on the board, submit the applicationdisclosure statement and a current resume by close of business on September 15, 2019.

The cabinet is responsible for making recommendations to the Governor’s office, so in order to facilitate the process and make sure our office is able to base recommendations on all applicants, we are requesting that all applications, disclosure statements and resumes be submitted directly to our office. On or about September 16, we will send all applications/resumes to the Governor’s office for review and consideration. Applicants may email PDF or Word files to Jessica.Wilhoite@ky.gov.

If you have any questions, feel free to contact Jessica Wilhoite at 502-564-0323, extension 3376.

 

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Drinking Water Certification Board − Announcement of Term Expirations

The Kentucky Board of Certification of Water Treatment and Distribution System Operators is seeking applicants for three board member positions whose terms are set to expire August 31, 2019.

The Kentucky Board of Certification of Water Treatment and Distribution System Operators serves in an advisory capacity to the cabinet on all aspects of drinking water operator training and certification. The Department for Environmental Protection’s Division of Compliance Assistance is responsible for providing the administrative support to this board.

The board consists of five members. KRS 223-170, the board’s authorizing statute, requires that the board be composed of individuals with professional backgrounds as follows: two members who are currently employed as waterworks operators holding valid certificates; one member employed by a municipality who holds the position of either city manager, city engineer, director of public works or the equivalent thereof; one member who is a faculty member of a college, university or professional school whose major field is related to water supply; and one  ex officio member representing the Environmental and Public Protection Cabinet. The cabinet secretary makes appointments to the board and board members shall serve a four-year term.

Board members shall serve without compensation, but may be reimbursed for all actual and necessary expenses incurred while discharging their official duties.

The three positions that are set to expire are for a 1) Public Works Director, City Manager, or Equivalent and 2) two Certified Operator Representatives. Please feel free to share this announcement with members of your organization or interested parties. For anyone interested in applying for one of these positions on the board, submit the applicationdisclosure statement and a current resume by close of business on September 15, 2019.

The cabinet is responsible for making recommendations to the secretary’s office, so in order to facilitate the process and make sure our office is able to base recommendations on all applicants, we are requesting that all applications, disclosure statements and resumes be submitted directly to our office. On or about September 16, we will send all applications/resumes to the secretary’s office for review and consideration. Applicants may email PDF or Word files to Jessica.Wilhoite@ky.gov.

If you have any questions, feel free to contact Jessica Wilhoite at 502-564-0323, extension 3376.

 

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The Kentucky Board of Certification of Water Treatment and Distribution System Operators Board Meeting

The Kentucky Board of Certification of Water Treatment and Distribution System Operators (drinking water board) will meet August 20 at 2 p.m. EST. This meeting will be conducted via Go-To-Meeting which can be accessed from your computer, tablet or smartphone at the following link: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/267554117.

Participants can also dial in by calling 646-749-3122 and entering access code 267-554-117.

Agenda:

  1. Call Meeting to Order
    2. Introduce Guests
    3. Approval of Minutes
    4. New Business
  2. Exam Requests (Addendum 1)
  3. Review List of Approved Trainings (Addendum 2)
  4. Motion to Release Todays Exam Review Actions and List of Approved Trainings
  5. Communications & Announcements
  6. Financial Statement
  7. Executive Session
  8. Adjournment

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Kentucky Board of Certification of Wastewater System Operators Board Meeting

The Kentucky Board of Certification of Wastewater System Operators (wastewater board) will meet August 20 at 11 a.m. EST. This meeting will be conducted via Go-To-Meeting which can be accessed from your computer, tablet or smartphone using the following link: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/419108605.

Participants can also dial in by calling 312-757-3121 and entering access code 646-749-3122.

Agenda:

  1. Call Meeting to Order
    2. Introduce Guests
    3. Approval of Minutes
    4. New Business
  2. Exam Requests (Addendum 1)
  3. Review List of Approved Trainings (Addendum 2)
  4. Motion to Release Todays Exam Review Actions and List of Approved Trainings
  5. Communications & Announcements
  6. Financial Statement
  7. Executive Session
  8. Adjournment

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Kentucky Board of Certification of Wastewater System Operators and the Kentucky Board of Certification of Water Treatment and Distribution System Operators Joint Board Meeting

FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 11, 2019) – The Kentucky Board of Certification of Wastewater System Operators (wastewater board) and the Kentucky Board of Certification of Water Treatment and Distribution System Operators (drinking water board) will have a joint meeting on July 19 at 10:00 a.m. EST at the Department for Environmental Protection offices at 300 Sower Blvd. in Frankfort, KY.

The meeting will be held in Room 111 and is open to the public.

Agenda:

        1) Call Meeting to Order

         2) Introduce Guests

          3) Approval of Minutes

          4) New Business

                   a) Exam requests (Addendum 1)

                   b) Review list of approved trainings (Addendum 2)

                   c) Release exam review actions & list of approved trainings

                   d) Training manual review kickoff

          5) Communications & announcements

                    a) Financial Statement

                    b) Apprenticeship

                    c) Regulations Update

            6) Executive Session

            7) Adjournment

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