Construction Licensing, Enforcement and Appeals Board

Construction Licensing, Enforcement and Appeals Board (CLEAB)

Purpose:
The Construction Licensing, Enforcement and Appeals Board (CLEAB) has the power to license county qualified contractors and specialty contractors; enforce all state and local laws as related to the construction industry; hear appeals of decisions and interpretations of the building official; enforce and interpret the Florida Building Code; hear grievances and complaints; impose disciplinary action upon locally licensed contractors through the powers as set forth by the BCC including, but not limited to, suspension, revocation, fines, and reprimand; hear appeals and enforce the Standard Housing Code; and investigate and forward information to the proper state agencies on suspected violations of F.S. Ch. 489.

AUTHORITY:
Section 12.03.600 of the Highlands County Code of Ordinances.
Ord. No. 03-04-1; Ord. No. 07-08-32, § 2

MEMBERSHIP:

Appointed by the Board of County Commissioners.

The Construction Licensing, Enforcement and Appeals Board consists of seven members and two alternates.  The Board shall be comprised as follows:
  • Four contractors, one of whom must be a general contractor
  • Two members at large from the public
  • One member from the building industry
  • The alternates shall be one member from the building industry and one member at large from the public.

TERMS:
Members and their designated alternates shall serve for four-year terms and may be reappointed for subsequent terms.

MEETINGS:
Meetings are held on the first Tuesday of every month at 7 p.m.

AGENDA: Nov. 9, 2021

MINUTES: Sept. 7, 2021

CONTACT / STAFF LIAISON:
Eric Longshore / Staff Liaison
(863) 402-6643

MEMBERS:
Thomas James / General Contractor
Term Expires: 03/31/2024

John Palmer / Contractor
Term Expires: 05/05/2023

Scott Webster / Contractor
Term Expires: 03/30/2025

Troy Maloyed / Contractor
Term Expires: 05/05/2022

John Shoop / Public
Term Expires: 05/05/2023

Vacant / Public
Term Expires: 05/05/2022

J. Conley Jahna / Building Industry
Term Expires: 03/31/2024

Mark Wilson (alt) / Building Industry
Term Expires: 05/05/2022

Armando Llado (alt) / Public
Term Expires: 03/30/2025