AIBO Housing Track

CEs are noted below each course description.

January 17

8:00 a.m.−3:30 p.m.

Preparing for Hostile Events

Stefan Salmonson, PROtective Services, Inc.

Our occupation(s) places us between laws/ordinances/codes and the "Public" on a daily basis. Typically, our interactions are productive, the "Public" is compliant and the contact is completed safely; however, when there are mitigating circumstances (EXAMPLES: Drug use, anger issues, mental illness, illegal acts, organized crime) the potential for personal injury increases. This practical presentation will provide the participant(s) with a wealth of information, proven response recommendations and stimulating conversation(s) to given even the most experienced field personnel important insights into the ever changing world of Avoiding, Reducing and/or Mitigating risk.

This course has been approved for 7.0 State of Minnesota CEs: Building Officials.

January 18

8:00–9:30 a.m.

Software for Effective Code Program Management

Dan Burns, BS&A Software; Ray Kinard, Tyler Technologies; Alannah Dragonetti, GovPilot; Maria Rucke, Logis; Nancy Brady, Mitchell Humphrey Software

Many of us use code software programs to manage our operations and case information. Many different programs exist in the marketplace and each offer their own advantages and system capabilities. This is your one stop shop to get to know the code software vendor marketplace!

This course has been approved for 1.75 State of Minnesota CEs: Building Officials.

9:45−11:15 a.m.

Lighting Complaint Investigation & Enforcement

Randy Larson, IDA Starry Skies Lake Superior; Todd Reemstma, JTH Lighting Alliance

Learn about the International Dark-Skies Association the Starry Skies Lake Superior Chapter. Understand the effects of light pollution locally, regionally, and globally. Recognize the importance enforcement plays in maintaining community lighting standards.

This course has been approved for 1.75 State of Minnesota CEs: Building Officials.

12:15–1:45 p.m.

Duluth Police Department’s Mental Health Unit

Angela Robertson, Chad Guenther, Duluth Police Department

Duluth Police Officers Chad Guenther and Angela Robertson will go over the creation and function of the Duluth Police Department's Mental Health Unit which includes the Community Intervention Group and Crisis Response Team.

This course has been approved for 1.75 State of Minnesota CEs: Building Officials.

2:00–3:30 p.m.

Industry Trades Panel: Discussion of Housing Topics

Silvia Gonzalez, Bob Jovanovich, Scott Eggen, Liz Riel, City of Minneapolis

A panel discussion on Common Problems, Life Safety Issues, Code Changes, and New Industry Products in Housing Inspections. Local representatives of the Building, Electrical, Heating/Cooling, and Plumbing trades will provide their perspectives and experiences on these topics, present new information in their industries, and discuss audience questions.

This course has been approved for 1.75 State of Minnesota CEs: Building Officials.