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Appointment Process: Appointed by Mayor; Approved by City Council

Special Qualifications: Director of County Health Department or representative (non-voting); master plumber affiliated with union shop; journeyman plumber affiliated with union shop; master plumber affiliated with merit or open shop; journeyman affiliated with merit or open shop; Nebraska licensed architect engaged in business in the city; Nebraska licensed mechanical engineer engaged in business in the city; member of general public that has no relation to the plumbing business.

The journeyman and master plumbers shall be licensed plumbers, shall have not less than five years' active and continuous experience and shall be actively engaged as a master or journeyman plumber as their primary source of income. 

Residency Requirements: Board members shall be residents of or live within the zoning jurisdiction of the city, or own a plumbing business or be employed by a plumbing business in the city or within the zoning jurisdiction.

Summary of Duties: Adopts rules not inconsistent with code for sanitary construction, alteration, and inspection of lawn sprinkler systems, water conditioners, plumbing/sewage connections and drains; conducts plumber exams.

Board Members:

Amy Schaap, Architect Representative (12/11/2015 - 12/1/2018)

Terry S. Salem, Sr., Union Journeyman (7/29/2016 - 7/28/2019)

David W. Miller, Union Master Plumber (7/29/2016 - 7/28/2019)

Jeff O. Estabrook, Non-Union Master Plumber (7/29/2016 - 7/28/2019)

Brian A. Barrett, Non-Union Journeyman Plumber (6/8/2016 - 6/7/2019)

Russell Hadan, Douglas County Health Department (7/11/2017 - end of Mayor term)

Christopher Reed, Mechanical Engineer, (6/30/2015 - 6/29/2018)

Steve Johnston, General Public (1/23/2018 - 1/22/2021)


Meeting Agendas and Minutes