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 2011 Enforcement Actions

Moorhead Communications, Inc.
Marion, IN
*Administrative Order: Cease and desist from unlicensed activity; $2,000 civil penalty - 12/28/11
*EL2803073/SJH

Wade M. Petersen - Lic. #AJ018445
Andover, MN
*Consent Order: Censured; Respondent shall not perform or offer to perform work for which an electrical contractor license is required; $2,000 civil penalty stayed - 12/28/11
*ELE1111-00012/GJL

Cooper Electric and Richard Cooper
Lenoir City, TN
*Consent Cease and Desist Order: Cease and desist from acting or holding themselves out as an electrical contractor until licensure is achieved; $4,000 civil penalty with $3,500 stayed - 12/19/11
*ELE1111-00009/JJK

Hoffman Controls, Inc. - Lic. #EA002671
Park Rapids, MN
*Consent Order: Censured; Respondent shall file all future Request for Electrical Inspection (REI) with the Department prior to commencing work, request all required inspection within 10 business days of completion, and make the required corrections if needed and obtain re-inspection following the corrections; $5,000 civil penalty with $4,800 stayed - 12/12/11
*ELE1108-00021/SJH

Accell Electric Enterprizes, Inc. and William DeVries dba Accell Electric - Lic. #CA06404, CA03839, and AJ12794
Austin, MN
*Consent Order: Licensing Order and Administrative Order vacated; Revoked; Cease and desist from unlicensed activity; $20,000 civil penalty stayed on conditions - 12/8/11
*EL2901296/TDH

Aspen Electric, Inc. - Lic. #EA000194
Savage, MN
*Consent Order: Censured; Respondent shall ensure that all current and future employees maintain the proper licensure or registration and are properly supervised; $5,000 civil penalty with $4,750 stayed - 12/6/11
*ELE1108-00015/JJK

Electrical Storm Damage consultants, LLC dba Electrical Storm Damage Co., LLC and Brian Barrett
White Bear Lake, MN
*Consent Order: Administrative Order vacated; cease and desist from violating any laws, rules or orders; $500 civil penalty - 12/6/11
*ELE1107-00001/JJK

Jensen Electric Contracting, Inc. - Lic. # EA002664 and Timothy C. Jensen - Lic. #AM005571
Albert Lea, MN
*Consent Order: Both licenses censured with conditions; $10,000 civil penalty with $9,000 stayed - 12/6/11
*ELE1106-00038/JJK

Schwickert Company - Lic. #EA003879
Mankato, MN
*Consent Order: Respondent allowed unlicensed registered electricians to perform electrical work without proper on-site supervision; Censured; $1,000 civil penalty - 12/6/11
*ELE1110-00019/GJL

Klecatsky, Thomas E.
South St. Paul, MN
*Consent Cease and Desist Order: Cease and desist from performing electrical work until licensure is obtained; $2,000 civil penalty with $1,750 stayed - 11/30/11
*ELE1110-00016/CRD

Habel Electric, LLC - Lic. #EA006470 and Merle L. Habel - Lic. # AM008584 and AJ002833
Chisago City, MN
*Consent Order: Censured; Respondents are prohibited from allowing any individual or entity to use their Class A journeyman electrical license, Class A master electrician license or Class A electrical contractor license for any purpose; $3,000 civil penalty with $2,000 stayed - 11/28/11
*ELE1110-00023/CMW

Chesak, Andrew J. - Lic. #AM06172
Austin, MN
*Consent Order: Licensing Order vacated; Respondent is Censured; restricted to electrical work performed for or on behalf of Hormel Foods Corporation, which is Respondent's current employer; $10,000 civil penalty with $7,500 stayed - 11/22/11
*EL2901296/TDH

Glomski Electric - Lic. #EA002204 and Philip Glomski - Lic. #AM004914
Kellogg, MN
*Consent Cease and Desist Order: Censured; cease and desist from acting or holding himself out as an electrical contractor; $5,000 civil penalty with $4,000 stayed - 11/14/11
*ELE1011-00005/TDH

Ketchum Electrical Contracting - Lic. #EA002517 and #EA006486 and Randall C. Ketchum - Lic. #AJ004128
Sturgeon Lake, MN
*Licensing Order: Licenses revoked; cease and desist from acting or holding themselves out as a Class A Electrical Contractor or Journeyman Electrician; $10,000 civil penalty - 11/8/11
*ELE1108-00001/GJL AND ELE1109-00012/GJL

Ewers Electric, LLC
Bird Island, MN
*Licensing Order: Censured; $500 civil penalty - 11/7/11
*ELE1110-00001/GJL

Nilson Heating & Air Conditioning
New Ulm, MN
*Consent Cease and Desist Order: Cease and desist from acting or holding itself out as an electrical contractor or technology system contractor; $2,000 civil penalty stayed - 11/4/11
*ELE1109-00027/SJH

Loney Electric and Gene Alan Loney
Browns Valley, MN
*Administrative Order: Cease and desist from acting as or offering to act as an electrical contractor; $10,000 civil penalty with $7,000 stayed - 11/3/11
*ELE1109-00005/GJL

Marshall L. Loney
Browns Valley, MN
*Licensing Order; Censured; $1,000 civil penalty - 11/3/11
*ELE1109-00005/GJL

Hedquist, Inc. and John E. Hedquist
Cloquet, MN
*Consent Cease and Desist Order: Cease and desist from acting or holding themselves out as an electrical contractor; $2,000 civil penalty with $1,750 stayed - 10/28/11
*ELE1110-00018/TDH

Baumgart Electric, LLC - Lic. #EA004768 and James A. Baumgart - Lic. #AM006456
West Fargo, ND
*Licensing Order: Licenses suspended with conditions; $250 civil penalty - 10/20/11
*ELE1109-00017/GJL

Palm, Richard Alan
Plymouth, MN
*Administrative Order: Cease and desist from acting as or holding himself out as an electrical contractor; $1,000 civil penalty - 10/7/11
*ELE1108-00002/GJL

Sprinklers by Design, Inc. and David Weigman
Coon Rapids, MN
*Administrative Order: Cease and desist from acting as or holding himself out as an electrical contractor; $6,000 civil penalty - 10/6/11
*ELE1108-00006/GJL

Johnson, Daniel S.
Pillager, MN
*Consent Cease and Desist Order: Cease and desist from acting or holding himself out as an electrician -- 10/5/11
*ELE1106-00004/SJH

Laurence Otto Electric and Laurence R. Otto
Warroad, MN
*Administrative Order: Cease and desist from acting as or offering to act as an electrical contractor and master electrician until licenses are reinstated; $1,000 civil penalty - 9/28/11
*ELE1108-00003/TDH

Accurate Communication Solutions, Inc. - Lic. #TS01033
St. Paul, MN
*Consent Order: Censured; $10,000 civil penalty with $7,500 stayed; condition on bringing all unlicensed power limited technicians up to date - 9/20/11
*ELE1104-00002/TDH

Aqua Lawn & Landscaping, Inc. and Joseph Louwagie
West Fargo, ND
*Consent Cease and Desist Order: Cease and desist from acting or holding himself out as a power limited technician, an electrical contractor or technology system contractor; $5,000 civil penalty with $4,500 stayed - 9/13/11
*ELE1106-00007/SJH

InterSat Communications and Nathan Phillips
Hibbing, MN
*Administrative Order: Cease and desist from acting as or offering to act as an electrical or technology system contractor; $2,000 civil penalty - 9/8/11
*ELE1106-00019/JJk

Davis, Mike L.
Barnum, MN
*Administrative Order: Cease and desist from acting as or offering to act as an electrical contractor; $2,000 civil penalty - 9/7/11
*ELE1106-00001/GJL

Crocker Satellite TV and Dean Crocker
Longville, MN
Consent Cease and Desist Order: Cease and desist from acting or holding himself out as a technology system contractor until licensure is obtained; $2,000 civil penalty stayed - 9/6/11
ELE1106-00033/JJK

Best Handyman Service, LLC and Tracy Thoemke
Maplewood, MN
Consent Cease and Desist Order: Cease and desist from contracting or offering to contract to perform the work of a residential building contractor, residential remodeler, master plumber, or electrical contractor; $2,000 civil penalty stayed - 8/31/11
MLT1108-00001/CC

Nelson, Mark
Bemidji, MN
Consent Cease and Desist Order: $5,000 civil penalty stayed; cease and desist from performing the work of a master plumber or electrical contractor until licensure and/or bonding is obtained - 8/25/11
MLT1103-00004/CRD

Albrecht, Ronald F - Registration
Inver Grove Heights, MN
Consent Cease and Desist Order: $2,000 civil penalty; cease and desist from performing electrical activity in Minnesota - 8/24/11
ELE1012-00012/SJH

A & M Electric of New Richmond
New Richmond, WI
Consent Cease and Desist Order: $3,000 civil penalty with $2,500 stayed; cease and desist from allowing or directing unlicensed, unregistered, and non-employees to perform electrical work - 8/22/11
ELE1012-00012/SJH

S. N. Electric, Inc. - Lic. #CA06533 and Shayne C. Nelson - Lic. #AM06814
Pine City, MN
*Licensing Order: Licenses revoked and $5,000 civil penalty; cease and desist from committing violation of applicable law. Minn. Stat.  326B.082, subd.. 11(b)(8) (2010) and subd.. 11(b)(9) (2010); cease and desist from acting or holding themselves out as a Class A Electrical Contractor or Master Electrician - 8/12/11
*ELE1106-00039/GJL

AJ's Companies, Inc. and Andrew L. Jutila
Cloquet, MN
*Administrative Order: Cease and desist from offering or performing electrical work in the state of Minnesota until licensure is achieved; $2,000 civil penalty - 8/9/11
*ELE1104-0007/GJL

Theodore J. Miller Handyman and Theodore J. Miller
Sauk Rapids, MN
Consent Cease and Desist Order: $5,000 civil penalty stayed; cease and desist from contracting or offering to perform work as a residential building contractor, residential remodeler, master plumber or electrical contractor - 8/8/11
MLT1106-00001/CC

Jerad K. Borchardt
Le Center, MN
Consent Cease and Desist Order with $2,000 civil penalty stayed; cease and desist from advertising as an electrician until appropriate licensure is achieved - 7/28/11
ELE1105-00008/SJH

Curt Haeg Construction, LLC and Curtis J. Haeg - Lic. #20636402
Mora, MN
Licensing Order: License revocation and $3,000 civil penalty. Company and Curtis J. Haeg may not act as a residential building contractor or electrical
contractor - 6/30/11
ELE1103-00012/GJL

Miller Creek Homes, Inc. dba Bullyan Homes -- Lic. # 4834
Duluth, MN
Consent Order:  License CENSURED, Cease and desist from performing work as a master plumber or electrical contractor until appropriate licensure and/or bonding is obtained with $2,000 civil penalty stayed -- 6/23/11
RBC2800642/DLC

Prather, Adam C.
Eagle Bend, MN
Consent Cease and Desist Order:  Cease and desist from acting or holding himself out as an electrical contractor until appropriate licensure is obtained, apply to become a registered unlicensed individual by June 20, 2011, and $1,000 civil penalty with $750 stayed -- 6/21/11
ELE1101-00004/TDH

S.W.A.P. Tech, LLC -- Lic. # TS01773 and Thomas Robinette -- Lic # PL10859, individually
Forest Lake, MN
Consent Order: Technology System Contractor and Power Limited Technician licensees CENSURED, $10,000 civil penalty with $7,500 stayed with conditions met by July 5, 2011 -- 6/20/2011
ELE1104-00029/GJL

Home Improvement Professionals, Inc. -- Lic. # 20256131
Rochester, MN
Consent Order:  License CENSURED, Cease and desist from offering to perform and acting or holding themselves out as technology system contractor until appropriate licensure is obtained, and $5,000 civil penalty with $4,000 stayed
6/20/11
EL2901252/TDH and EL2900571/TDH

Daniel P Coda
Saginaw, MN
Consent Cease and Desist Order with $2,000 civil penalty stayed - 6/14/11
Cease and Desist from acting or holding themselves out as an electrical contractor or technology system contractor.
MLT1104-00002/GJL

Robert M. Forster dba Greater Minnesota Contracting
Park Rapids, MN
Consent Order:  Class A Contractor and Class A Master licensees CENSURED with $5,000 civil penalty with $4,000 stayed - 6/14/11
Failed to file required inspection form with fees
ELE1104-00009/GJL

Justin K. Evenson dba e2 Electrical Services, Inc
Hutchinson, MN
Consent Order:  Class A Contractor and Class A Master licensees CENSURED with $5,000 civil penalty with $3,000 stayed - 6/14/11
Failed to file required inspection form with fees
EL2900744/TDH

Wendel Construction, Inc
Morristown, MN
Consent Order:  Cease and desist from offering or performing work as a master plumber or electrical contractor until appropriate licensure is obtained and $2,000 civil penalty stayed - 6/14/11
ELE1105-00001/GJL

Michael L. Wersal
Springfield, MN
Consent Cease and Desist Order with $5,000 civil penalty with $4,500 stayed
6/14/11
Cease and Desist from acting or holding themselves out as an electrical contractor
ELE1104-00006/GJL

Manny L. Shellito dba Corner to Corner
Osseo, MN
Consent Cease and Desist Order with $3,000 civil penalty stayed - 6/14/11
Cease and Desist from offering or performing work as a residential building contractor, remodeler, roofer, master plumber, or electrical contractor in the state of Minnesota until appropriate licensure is achieved
MLT1104-00003/GJL

James F. McCarthy
Eden Prairie, MN
Consent Cease and Desist Order with $2,000 civil penalty stayed - 6/14/11
Cease and Desist from offering or performing work as a residential building
contractor, remodeler, roofer, master plumber, or electrical contractor in the state of Minnesota until appropriate licensure is achieved
MLT1102-00001/DLC

Dick Lommen and Richard Lommen dba Courtesy Corporation
Onalaska, WI
Consent Cease and Desist Order with $5,000 civil penalty with $4,500 stayed 6/8/11
Cease and Desist from acting or holding themselves out as an electrical contractor or technology system contractor.
ELE1008-00007/SJH

Telemetry and Process Controls, Inc
Lake Elmo, MN
Unlicensed CA or TSC
Statute Violated:  326B.33 subd. 14
Cease and Desist from acting or holding themselves out as an electrical contractor or technology system contractor.
Civil Penalty of $5,000, $4,000 stayed
Date of Order:  June 7, 2011

Larry Ritten
Rochester, MN
License Class A Electrical Contractor
License Number:  CA05148
Statute Violated:  326B.33 subd. 12(a)
License censured
Civil Penalty of $5,000, $4,500 stayed
Date of Order:  May 19, 2011

Neil T. McGill
Racine, MN
Unlicensed CA or TSC
Statute Violated:  326B.33 subd. 12(a) and 14
Cease and Desist from acting or holding themselves out as an electrical contractor or technology system contractor.
$5,000 Civil Penalty stayed
Date of Order:  May 19, 2011

Bradley D. Thomas dba Lone Wolf Electric
Minneota, MN
Administrative Order: Cease and Desist from acting as or offering to act as an electrical contractor; $3,000 civil penalty - 5/18/11
ELE1103-00002/GJL

Olmscheid Electric, Inc. - Lic. #CA04786 and Robert J. Olmscheid - Lic #AM07884, individually
St. Martin, MN
Licensing Order: Censure both licenses; $5,000 civil penalty - 5/16/11
ELE1105-00002/GJL

Mark L. Bettis, Jr
Motley, MN
Unlicensed CA
Statute Violated:  326B.33 subd. 14
Cease and Desist from acting or holding themselves out as an electrical contractor
$5,000 Civil Penalty stayed
Date of Order:  May 12, 2011

Kyle D. Schmidt
Annandale, MN
Unlicensed CA or TSC
Statute Violated:  326B.33 subd. 14
Cease and Desist from acting or holding themselves out as an electrical contractor or technology system contractor.
$2,000 Civil Penalty stayed
Date of Order:  May 12, 2011

Harry C. Maylone, Jr. dba Old Grove Home Improvement
Cottage Grove, MN
Unlicensed CA
Statute Violated:  326B.33 subd. 14
Cease and Desist from acting or holding themselves out as an electrical contractor
$5,000 Civil Penalty stayed
Date of Order:  May 5, 2011

Brian D. Oakley
Eden Prairie, MN
Administrative Order with $1,000 civil penalty - 4/29/11
Cease and Desist from acting as or offering to act as electrical contractor
ELE1102-00006/GJL

Robert L. George
Afton, MN
Unlicensed CA
Statute Violated:  326B.33 subd. 14
Cease and Desist from acting or holding themselves out as an electrical contractor
$2,000 Civil Penalty stayed
Date of Order:  April 29, 2011

Laurie A. Klein dba LS Technology Group, LLC
Brooklyn Park, MN
Unlicensed TSC
Statute Violated:  326B.33 subd. 14
Cease and Desist from acting or holding themselves out as a technology system contractor
Civil Penalty of $5,000, $4,000 stayed
Date of Order:  April 26, 2011

Gary L. Geller dba Valley View Satellite
Park Rapids, MN
Unlicensed TSC
Statute Violated:  326B.33 subd. 14
Cease and Desist from acting or holding themselves out as a technology system contractor
$2,000 Civil Penalty stayed
Date of Order:  April 22, 2011

Richard P. Spaeth
Rosemount, MN
Unlicensed CA
Statute Violated:  326B.33 subd. 14
Cease and Desist from acting or holding himself out as an electrical contractor
$5,000 Civil Penalty stayed
Date of Order:  April 22, 2011

Brian K. McDonald
Minnesota City, MN
Licensed Journeyman A Electrician
License Number:  AJ11742
Statute Violated:  326B.33 subd. 14
Licenses censured
Civil Penalty of $2,500, $2,000 stayed
Date of Order:  April 21, 2011

Mitchell D. Carmody
Hastings, MN
Unlicensed
Statute violated: 326B.33 subd. 14
Cease and Desist from acting or holding himself out as an electrical contractor.
$2,000 Civil Penalty stayed
Date of Order: April 14, 2011 

Adam Anderson dba Little Yukon
Brainerd, MN
Unlicensed TSC
Statute violated:  326B.33 subd. 14
Cease and Desist from acting or holding themselves out as an electrical contractor or technology system contractor.
$2,000 Civil Penalty stayed
Date of Order:  April 6, 2011

Michael J. Hawke
Farmington, MN
Continuing Education Instructor
Rule violated:  3800.3603 subp. 1
Offered two unapproved programs as Department-approved continuing education courses
Notice of Violation
Date of Order: March 30, 2011

Steven F. Tatum
Duluth, MN
Unlicensed
Statute Violated:  326B.33 subd. 14
Cease and Desist from offering to perform or performing electrical work for which a license is required
Civil Penalty of $500
Date of Order:  March 30, 2011

Adam B. Claude dba One Adam Claude, LLC
New Hope, MN
Unlicensed TSC
Statute violated:  326B.33 subd. 14
Cease and Desist from acting or holding themselves out as an electrical contractor or technology system contractor.
$2,000 Civil Penalty stayed
Date of Order:  March 29, 2011

Thomas J. Wherley and dba TJW Handyman Services
Plymouth, MN
Unlicensed
Statute violated:  326B.33 subd. 14
Cease and Desist from offering or performing work as a residential building contractor, residential remodeler, residential roofer, master plumber, or electrical contractor.
$5,000 Civil Penalty stayed
Date of Order:  March 10, 2011

Dominic J. Zappa
Houlton, WI
Unlicensed TSC
Statute violated:  326B.33 subd. 14
Cease and Desist from acting or holding themselves out as an electrical contractor or technology system contractor.
$2,000 Civil Penalty stayed
Date of Order:  March 10, 2011

Daniel J. Deckard
Unlicensed TSC
Statute violated:  326B.33 subd. 14
Cease and Desist from acting or holding himself out as an electrical contractor or technology system contractor.
$2,000 Civil Penalty stayed
Date of Order: March 3, 2011

Robert Winder dba Vogt Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing, LLC
St. Louis Park, MN
Licensed Class A Electrical Contractor
License Number:  CA05264
Statute violated: 326B.082 subd. 11(b)(9)
License censured
Civil Penalty of $2,000, $1,750 stayed
Date of Order: February 28, 2011 

Chad B. Koosman dba Turbo Turf, LLC
Willmar, MN
Unlicensed TSC
Statute violated:  326B.33 subd. 14
Cease and Desist from acting or holding themselves out as an electrical contractor or technology system contractor.
$2,000 Civil Penalty stayed
Date of Order:  Feb. 25, 2011

Declan M. Slater dba Everlasting Sound Company
Champlin, MN 
Unlicensed TSC
Statute violated:  326B.33 subd. 14
Cease and Desist from acting or holding themselves out as an electrical contractor or technology system contractor.
Civil Penalty of $5,000, $4,000 stayed
Date of Order: Feb. 8, 2011

Mike Kaiser dba The Energy Efficient Lighting Company
Hastings, MN
Unlicensed
Statute violated: 326B.33 subd. 14, 326B.36 subd. 4
Cease and Desist from acting or holding themselves out as an electrical contractor.
$2,000 Civil Penalty stayed
Date of Order: Feb 7, 2011 

Gary M. McAlpin
Hastings, MN
Licensed Master Electrician
License Number:  AM06243
Licensed Journeyman Electrician
License Number:  AJ05279
Statute violated:  326B.33 subd. 14
Licenses censured
Civil Penalty of $2,500, $2,000 stayed
Date of Order: Jan. 28, 2011

Jon G. Hansen dba Sleepy Eye Sprinkling
Licensed Power Limited Technician
License Number:  PL02954
Statute violated:  326B.33 subd. 14
Cease and Desist from acting or holding himself out as an electrical contractor or technology system contractor.
Civil Penalty of $1,000
Date of Order: Jan. 28, 2011

Teresa Michelle Lacy dba Picture Perfect Satellite
Littleton, CO
Unlicensed TSC
Statute violated:  326B.33 subd. 14
Cease and Desist from acting or holding himself out as an electrical contractor or technology system contractor.
Civil Penalty $1,000
Date of Order: Jan. 27, 2011

Scott Hipp dba Springfall Landscape, Inc. and Springfall Landscape & Irrigation, Inc.
Henderson, MN
Licensed Power Limited Technician
License Number:  PL03285
Statute violated:  326B.33 subd. 1 and 14
Cease and Desist from acting or holding himself out as an electrical contractor or technology system contractor.
Civil Penalty of $1,500
Date of Order: Jan. 24, 2011

Lakes Area Home Improvement Services, Inc.
Hudson, WI
Licensed Residential Building Contractor
License Number:  20261311
Statute violated: 326B.082 subd. 7
Must ensure that all plumbing and electrical work provided to MN consumers shall be performed only by properly licensed, registered, and supervised employees or subcontractors.
Must obtain all required local permits prior to commencing any work for which permits are required.
Civil Penalty of $10,000, $7,000 stayed
Date of Order:  Jan. 19, 2011

Steven Bradley Walter dba Property Maintenance Experts-PMX, Inc.
Circle Pines, MN
Unlicensed
Statute violated: 326B.33 subd. 14
Cease and Desist from offering or performing work as a residential building contractor, residential remodeler, residential roofer, master plumber, or electrical contractor.
Civil Penalty of $5,000
Date of Order: Jan. 12, 2011

Charles Skraba dba Carver Irrigation
Carver, MN
Unlicensed TSC
Statute violated:  326B.33 subd. 14
Cease and Desist from acting or holding himself out as an electrical contractor or technology system contractor.
$5,000 Civil Penalty stayed
Date of Order: Jan. 7, 2011

Donald Ross
Roseville, MN
Unlicensed
Statute violated: 326B.33 subd. 14
Cease and Desist from acting or holding himself out as a residential building contractor, residential remodeler, residential roofer, master plumber, or electrical contractor in the state of Minnesota.
Civil Penalty of $1,500
Date of Order:  Jan. 6, 2011 

Appollo Systems, Inc.
Maple Grove, MN
Licensed Technology System Contractor
License Number:  TS00680
Statute violated:  326B.33 subd. 13,  326B.33 subd. 14
License censured
Civil Penalty of $5,000, $2,500 stayed
Date of Order:  Jan. 6, 2011

Michael J. Shermoen dba Rainy Lake Communications
International Falls, MN
Licensed Technology System Contractor
License Number:  TS01924
Licensed Power Limited Technician
License Number:  PL07324
Statute violated: 326B.33 subd. 14, 326B.33 subd. 13
License(s) censured
Civil Penalty of $5,000, $4,000 stayed
Date of Order:  Jan. 6, 2011

Jerry R. Lee
Austin, MN
Licensed Class A Master Electrician
License Number:  AM04382
Statute violated:  326B.33 subd. 1, 326B.33 subd. 17
Rule violated: 3800.3500 subp 3(A)
License censured
Civil Penalty of $2,500, $2,000 stayed
Date of Order: Jan. 6, 2011

K & S Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing LLC
Rochester, MN
Licensed Class A Electrical Contractor
License Number:  CA03716
Statute violated:  326B.33 subd. 1, 326B.33 subd. 17
Rule violated: 3800.3500 subp 3(A)
License censured
Civil Penalty of $2,500, $2,000 stayed
Date of Order: Jan. 6, 2011

Utility Management Association, LLC
Beldon, MS
Unlicensed
Statute violated: 326B.33 subd. 14, 326B.36 subd. 4, 326B.082 subd. 2(b)
Cease and Desist from acting or holding itself out as an electrical contractor in the state of Minnesota.
Civil Penalty of $30,000, $25,000 stayed
Date of Order:  Jan. 6, 2011 

Light Power Solutions, LLC
Jacksonville, FL
Unlicensed
Statute violated: 326B.33 subd. 14, 326B.36 subd. 4, 326B.082 subd. 2(b)
Cease and Desist from acting or holding itself out as an electrical contractor in the state of Minnesota.
Civil Penalty of $30,000, $25,000 stayed
Date of Order:  Jan. 6, 2011 

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 2010 Enforcement Actions

Guyan E. Stream
North Branch, MN
Licensed Class A Journeyman Electrician
License Number: AJ07927
Statute violated: 326B.33, subd. 2 (a)(2)(ii)
Shall not allow any individual or entity to use his journeyman electrician license for any purpose.
Civil Penalty of $2,000 stayed
Date of Order: Dec. 16, 2010 

The J Edison Group, LLC
Hudson, WI
Licensed Technology System Contractor
License Number:  TS02074
Statute violated: 326B.33 subd. 14
Performed electrical work outside the scope of its license.
Civil penalty of $5,000, $3,000 stayed
Date of Order: Dec. 9, 2010

John Sandberg dba Innovative Irrigation Specialists, Inc
Ham Lake, MN
Unlicensed TSC
Statute violated:  326B.33 subd. 14
Cease and Desist from acting or holding themselves out as an electrical contractor or technology system contractor.
$2,000 Civil Penalty stayed
Date of Order: Dec. 7, 2010

Dwayne G. Meier
Champlin, MN 
Unlicensed
Statute violated:  326B.33, 326B.805 subd. 1, 326B.46
Cease and Desist from acting or holding himself out as a residential building contractor, remodeler or roofer.
Shall not perform any electrical or plumbing work on any residential property that he does not own and occupy as his principal resident.
Civil Penalty of $5,000, $4,000 stayed
Date of Order: Nov 17, 2010

Justin J. Hilgers dba Advantage Irrigation, LLC
Waconia, MN
Unlicensed TSC
Statute violated: 326B.33 subd. 14
Cease and Desist from acting or holding themselves out as an electrical contractor or technology system contractor.
$2,000 Civil Penalty stayed
Date of Order:  Nov 17, 2010

Brian D. Wild dba Wild Outdoor Services, Inc.
Farmington, MN
Unlicensed TSC
Statute violated:  326B.33 subd. 14
Cease and Desist from acting or holding themselves out as an electrical contractor or technology system contractor.
Date of Order:  Nov 11, 2010

Mark Arzdorf dba Mr. Sprinkler Irrigation, Inc.
Elk River, MN
Unlicensed TSC
Statute violated: 326B.33 subd. 14 and 326B.082 subd. 2(b)
Cease and Desist from acting or holding themselves out as an electrical contractor or technology system contractor.
Civil Penalty of $2,000
Date of Order: Nov 8, 2010

Daniel Joseph Hannan dba Custom Pro Audio & Video
Cottage Grove, MN
Unlicensed TSC
Statute violated:  326B.33 subd. 14, 326B.082 subds. 1 and 11(b)(9), and 326B.082 subds. 2(b)
Cease and Desist from acting or holding themselves out as an electrical contractor or technology system contractor.
Civil Penalty of $3,000
Date of Order: Nov 4, 2010

David Weigman dba Sprinklers By Design, Inc.
Coon Rapids, MN
Unlicensed TSC
Statute violated: 326B.33 subd. 14 and 326B.082 subd. 2(b)
Cease and Desist from acting or holding themselves out as an electrical contractor or technology system contractor.
Civil Penalty of $2,000
Date of Order: Nov 4, 2010

Dale W. Simson dba Simson Telephone Service
St. Cloud, MN
Unlicensed TSC
Power Limited Technician
License Number:  PL11244
Statute violated:  326B.33 subd. 14
Cease and Desist from acting or holding himself out as an electrical contractor or technology system contractor.
License censured
Civil Penalty of $5,000, $4,000 stayed
Date of Order:  Oct. 29, 2010

David L. Willcox dba Environmental Landforms, Inc.
Delano, MN
Unlicensed TSC
Statute violated:  326B.33 subd. 14
Cease and Desist from acting or holding himself out as an electrical contractor or technology system contractor.
Civil Penalty of $5,000, $4,000 stayed
Date of Order:  Oct. 29, 2010

Ryan J. Hiebert
Browerville, MN
Unlicensed
Statute violated: 326B.33 subd. 14, 326B.084
Misrepresented his licensing status to Department staff.
Cease and Desist from acting or holding himself out as a licensed electrician and as an electrical contractor.
Civil Penalty of $20,000, $19,000 stayed
Date of Order: Oct. 22, 2010

Livewire Entertainment Media Services LLC dba Livewire Entertainment and Digital6 Multimedia Services
Alexandria, MN 
Unlicensed TSC
Statute violated: 326B.33 subd. 14
License censured
Civil Penalty of $5,000, $4,000 stayed
Date of Order:  Oct. 19, 2010

Mark R. Ukena
Plymouth, MN
Unlicensed
Statute violated:  326B.33 subd. 14, 326B.082 subd. 11(b)(8)
Cease and desist from acting or holding himself out as an electrical contractor or technology system contractor.
Civil Penalty of $10,000, $7,000 stayed
Date of Order: Oct. 15, 2010

Todd A. Bakke dba HiTec Electric Inc
St. Louis Park, MN
Licensed Class A Electrical Contractor
License Number:  CA02513
Licensed Class A Master Electrician
License Number:  AM04676
Statute violated:  326B.33 subds. 2 and 12
Directed an unlicensed and unregistered employee to perform and supervise electrical work.
Notice of Violation
Date of Order: Oct. 14, 2010

Joseph J. Bateman
Maple Plain, MN
Unlicensed and unregistered
Statute violated: 326B.33 subds. 2 and 12, 326B.082 subd. 11 (b)(8)
Performed and supervised electrical work and misrepresented his licensing status to Department staff.
Notice of Violation
Date of Order:  Oct. 14, 2010

Charles E. Risbrudt dba Charles Risbrudt Construction
Hawley, MN
Unlicensed
Statute violated:  326B.33, 326B.805 subds. 1 and 3
Cease and Desist from acting or holding himself out as an electrical contractor, residential building contractor, remodeler or roofer.
Civil Penalty of $5,000, $4,000 stayed
Date of Order: Oct. 7, 2010

Brent R. Kruchten and James W. Pudlick dba Pride Irrigation
Becker, MN                                                                                         
Unlicensed TSC
Statute violated: 326B.33 subd. 14
Cease and Desist from acting or holding themselves out as a technology system contractor
Civil Penalty of $5,000, $4,000 stayed
Date of Order:  Oct. 1, 2010

Jeffrey A. Henkenius
Roseville, MN
Power Limited Technician
License Number:  PL11601
Statute violated: 326B.33 subd. 7, 12 and 13, 326B.35, 326B.082 subd. 11(b)(9)
Shall not perform technology system services on any other entity's behalf, including any entity owned, controlled or affiliated with AMP Alarm, LLC, Allen Bolen, Ryan Lee and/or Dave Bolen; shall comply with all licensing requirements in the State of MN.
License censured
Date of Order:  Sept. 22, 2010

Allen Bolen, Ryan Lee and Dave Bolen dba AMP Alarm, LLC
Salt Lake City, UT
Technology System Contractor
License Number:  TS02061
Statute violated:  326B.33 subd. 7, 12 and 13, 326B.35, 326B.082 subd. 11(b)(9)
Shall not engage in any sales activity in the State of MN or with MN consumers as AMP Alarm, LLC or any other alias whatsoever; shall conduct no other business in the State of MN other than to service existing customers who wish to continue their relationship; shall comply with all licensing requirements in the State of MN; shall not apply for licensure for a period of three years from the date of Consent Order.
License censured
Civil Penalty of $20,000, $5,000 stayed
Date of Order:   Sept. 22, 2010

Justin J. Hertel dba L & R Electric
Moorhead, MN
Licensed Class A Master Electrician
License Number:  AM08644
Licensed Class A Journeyman Electrician
License Number:  AJ18315
Statute violated: 326B.33, subd. 14
Rule violated: 3800.3570
License(s) censured
Civil Penalty of $5,000, $4,000 stayed
Date of Order: Sept. 7, 2010 

Randy K. Leadbetter dba Randy's Electric
Carrington, ND
Licensed Class A Electrical Contractor
License Number:  CA01498
Licensed Class A Master Electrician
License Number:  AM02282
Statute violated: 326B.33, subd. 14
Rule violated: 3800.3600 subp 3 and 3800.3570
License(s) censured
Civil Penalty of $2,500, $2,000 stayed
Date of Order: Sept. 2, 2010 

Clear Vision Satellite, LLC
East Bethel, MN
Technology System Contractor
License Number:  TS02071
Statute violated: 326B.082 subd. 11(b)(9), 326B.082 subd. 2(b)
Failed to make payment or appeal district court judgment in a timely manner, therefore demonstrated financial irresponsibility.
Failed to respond to the Commissioner's request for information within the time specified.
Notice of Violation
Date of Order:  Sept. 2, 2010

Digital Media Plus Inc
Farmington, MN
Technology System Contractor
License Number:  TS01988
Statute violated:  326B.33 subd. 14
Failed to renew contractor license and continued to offer to perform contracting work.
Notice of Violation
Date of Order: Sept. 1, 2010

Dwight E. Hvitved dba Dwight's Plumbing
West Concord, MN
Unlicensed
Statute violated:  326B.33 subd. 14, 326B.36 sub 4, 326B.082 subd. 2(b), 326B.46 subd. 1, 326B.46, subd. 2, 326B.197.
Cease and desist from acting or holding himself out as an electrical contractor or master plumber.
Civil Penalty of $3,000
Date of Order: Aug.30, 2010

Mathew E. Keller dba Keller Construction, LLC
Excelsior, MN
Unlicensed
Statute violated:  326B.33 subd. 14, 326B.805, subd. 1 and 3, 326B.46 subd. 1 and 2
Cease and Desist from acting or holding himself out as an electrical contractor, residential building contractor, remodeler, roofer or master plumber.
$5,000 civil penalty stayed
Date of Order:  Aug. 18, 2010

Robert C. Wetmore
Redwood Falls, MN
Unlicensed
Statute violated:  326B.33 subd. 14, 326B.36 subd. 4
Cease and Desist from performing or offering to perform electrical installations for which a license is required.
Civil Penalty of $5,000
Date of Order:  Aug. 13, 2010

David J. Getschel
Hudson, WI
Licensed Class A Master Electrician
License Number:  AM07617
Statute violated:  326B.33 subd. 17(b)
Rule violated:  3800.3500 subp 3(A)
License censured
Civil Penalty of $1,000
Date of Order: Aug. 2, 2010

ADDCO LLC dba Imago North America
St. Paul
Licensed Technology System Contractor
License Number:  TS02206
Statute violated: 326B.33 subd. 14
Performed work for which a technology system contractor's license is required
License censured
Civil Penalty of $5,000, $4,000 stayed
Date of Order: July 9, 2010

Eugene E. Ehrke
Plato, MN
Licensed Class A Master Electrician
License Number:  AM00971
Statute violated: 326B.33 subd. 17(b)
Rule violated: 3800.3500 subp 3(A)
License censured
Civil Penalty of $500
Date of Order:  July 9, 2010

Samer A. Alzoubi and Samer Alzoubi Inc dba Lumen Electric
Brooklyn Park, MN
Licensed Class A Electrical Contractor
License Number:  CA06037
Licensed Class A Journeyman Electrician
License Number:  AJ17773
Statute violated:  326B.33 subd. 17 (b), 326B.33 subd. 14
Rule violated:  3800.3500 subp 3(A)
Contractor license suspended
Journeyman license censured
Civil Penalty of $5,000, $4,000 stayed
Date of Order:  July 7, 2010

Randy T. Leuthard dba EveryDay Doors
White Bear Lake, MN
Unlicensed
Statute violated:  326B.33 subd. 14, 326B.805, subd. 1 and 3,  326B.46 subd. 1 and 2
Cease and Desist from acting or holding himself out as an electrical contractor, residential building contractor, remodeler, roofer or master plumber.
Civil Penalty of $3,000, $2,500 stayed
Date of Order:   June 30, 2010

Laney's, Inc.
Fargo, ND
Licensed Class A Electrical Contractor
License Number:  CA04981
Statute violated: 326B.36 subd. 4, 326B.37, 326B.35, 326B.33 subd. 14
License censured
Civil Penalty of $10,000, $5,000 stayed
Date of Order: June 21, 2010

Roger J. Yliniemi
West Fargo, ND
Licensed Class A Master Electrician
License Number:  AM06987
Statute violated: 326B.36 subd. 4, 326B.37, 326B.35, 326B.33 subd. 14
License censured
Civil Penalty of $5,000, $3,000 stayed
Date of Order: June 21, 2010

Jeffrey R. Barth dba Minnesota Small Wind Corp
Eden Prairie, MN
Unlicensed
Statute violated:  326B.33 subd. 14, 326B.36 subd. 4, 326B.083 subd. 3(b)(3)
Cease and Desist from acting or holding himself out as an electrical contractor
Civil Penalty of $5,000 with $4,000 stayed if corrective action taken; corrective action was not taken therefore entire civil penalty due.
Date of Administrative Order: March 10, 2010
Date of Notice of Determination and Determination:  June 15, 2010

GSI Group Corporation
Assumption, IL
Unlicensed
Statute violated:  326B.33 subd. 14, 326B.35, 326B.36 subd. 4
Rule violated:  3801.3620
Engaged in unlicensed electrical contractor work
Performed work without regard to accepted standards for safety to life and property
Failed to file a request for electrical inspection
Installed equipment that was not listed and labeled by a testing laboratory
Cease and Desist from acting or holding themselves out as an electrical contractor  
Civil Penalty of $20,000, $15,000 stayed
Date of Order:  May 19, 2010

Mark D. Jensen dba Mark's Lawn Service, Inc.
Maple Grove, MN
Unlicensed TSC
Statute violated: 326B.33 subd. 14
Cease and Desist from acting or holding himself out as a technology system contractor
$2,000 civil penalty stayed
Date of Order:  April 26, 2010

Daniel R. Ehlers
Andover, MN
Licensed Class A Journeyman Electrician
License Number: AJ13129
Statute violated: 326B.081 subd. 3
Failure to pay, in full, a monetary civil penalty as order by the Commissioner.
Journeyman's License is suspended until the Dept receives the remaining $1,000 of the $2,500 non-stayed portion of the civil penalty as agreed upon in the December 5, 2008 Consent Order.  
Date of Order:  April 22, 2010

Derrick S. Seitz dba Seitz Construction
LaPorte, MN
Unlicensed
Statute violated: 326B.33 subd. 14
Cease and Desist from acting or holding himself out as an electrical contractor
Civil Penalty of $5,000, $4,000 stayed
Date of Order:  April 22, 2010

Christopher A. Johnson dba Chris' Orth Landscaping and Shoreline
Brainerd, MN
Unlicensed TSC
Statute violated: 326B.33 subd. 14
Cease and Desist from acting or holding himself out as a technology system contractor
Civil Penalty of $5,000, $4,000 stayed
Date of Order:  March 22, 2010

Barry L. Johnson dba Bluff Country Irrigation
Brainerd, MN
Technology System Contractor
License Number:  TS02127
Power Limited Technician
License Number:  PL03689
Statute violated:  326B.33 subd. 14
Performed work for which a technology system contractor's license is required
License(s) censured
Civil Penalty of $5,000, $4,000 stayed
Date of Order: March 10, 2010

Ryan T. Tollefson dba Pro-Scape, Inc.
Brainerd, MN
Technology System Contractor
License Number:  TS01531
Power Limited Technician
License Number:  PL08057
Statute violated:  326B.33  subd. 14
Performed work for which a technology system contractor's license is required
License(s) censured
Civil Penalty of $5,000, $4,000 stayed
Date of Order: March 8, 2010

Ancom Communications, Inc. aka Ancom Technical Center, Inc.
Burnsville, MN
Technology System Contractor
License Number: TS02105
Statute violated:  326B.33 subd. 14
Performed work for which a technology system contractor's license is required
License censured
Civil Penalty of $5,000, $4,000 stayed
Date of Order: March 8, 2010

Independent School District 622
North St. Paul, MN
Unlicensed
Statute violated:  326B.082 subd. 7
Cease & Desist from directing or allowing unlicensed and unregistered employees
to perform electrical and plumbing work on its properties
Civil Penalty of $20,000, $15,000 stayed
Date of Order:  March 3, 2010

Eric J. Davis
Minneapolis, MN
Class A Journeyman Electrician
License Number: AJ15218
Class A Master Electrician
License Number:  AM08375
Previously Licensed Class A Electrical Contractor
License Number:  CA06064 (voluntarily terminated)
Statute violated:  326B.33 subd. 14
Offering to perform work for which an electrical contractor's license is required
Notice of Violation
Date of Order: Feb. 26, 2010  

Jason L. Singer
Minneapolis, MN
Power Limited Technician
License Number:  PL11549
Statute violated:  326B.33 subd. 14
Offering to perform work for which a technology system contractor license is required
Notice of Violation
Date of Order:  Feb. 26, 2010

Lyle L. Grenke
Glencoe, MN
Unlicensed
Statute violated: 326B.33 subd. 14
Cease and Desist from acting or holding himself out as an electrical contractor
$2,000 civil penalty stayed
Date of Order:  Feb. 8, 2010

Bruce A. Busho and Betty J. Busho dba Owatonna Groundsmasters, Inc.
Owatonna, MN
Technology System Contractor
License Number:  TS02125
Power Limited Technician
License Number:  PL01125
Statute violated:  326B.33 subd. 14
Rule violated:  3800.3570
Performed work for which a technology system contractor's license is required
Operated business vehicles without required signage
License(s) censured
Civil Penalty of $5,000, $4,000 stayed
Date of Order:  Jan. 21, 2010

Wesley J. DeSoto
Brooklyn Park, MN
Unlicensed
Statute violated:  326B.33 subd. 14
Offering to perform work for which an electrical contractor's license is required.
Notice of Violation
Date of Order: Jan. 20, 2010

Daniel P. Gipe dba Yours By Design Heating & Cooling
Coon Rapids, MN
Unlicensed
Statute violated: 326B.33 subd. 14, 326B.36 subd. 4
Cease and Desist from acting or holding himself out as an electrical contractor
$2,500 civil penalty stayed
Date of Order:  Jan. 11, 2010

Christopher A. George and Jeffrey J. Cebulla dba CJ Electric Company
Osakis, MN
Licensed Class A Electrical Contractor
License Number:  CA03305
Statute violated: 326B.36 subd. 4, 326B.37, 326B.35, 326B.33 subds. 12 and 13
Rule violated:  3800.3500 subp 3, 3801.3800
License censured
Civil Penalty of $10,000, $5,000 stayed
Date of Order:  Jan. 11, 2010

Michael C. Jensen dba HandyMike Services
Apple Valley, MN
Unlicensed
Statute violated:  326B.33 subd. 14
Offering to perform work for which an electrical contractor's license is required.
Notice of Violation
Date of Order: Jan. 8, 2010

Golden Acres Golf Course, Inc. dba Pheasant Acres Golf Club
Rogers, MN
Unlicensed
Statute violated: 326B.33 subd. 14, 326B.36 subd. 4
Cease and Desist from acting or holding themselves out as an electrical contractor
Civil penalty of $5,000, $4,000 stayed
Date of Order:  Jan.5, 2010

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2009 Enforcement Actions

Ernest L. Kirkpatrick dba E.L.K. Construction Co.
Dexter, MN.
Unlicensed
Statute violated:  326B.33 subd. 14
Offering to perform work for which an electrical contractor's license is required.
Notice of Violation
Date of Order: Dec. 23, 2009

Christopher A. George
Osakis, MN
Class A Master Electrician
License Number: AM05694
Statute violated: 326B.36 subd.4, 326B.37, 326B.35, 326B.33 subds 12 and 13
Rule violated:  3800.3500 subp 3, 3801.3800
License censured
Civil Penalty of $5,000, $4,000 stayed
Date of Order:  Dec. 29, 2009

Jeffrey J. Cebulla
Clarissa, MN
Class A Journeyman
License Number:  AJ13815
Statute violated: 326B.36 subd.4, 326B.37, 326B.35, 326B.33 subds 12 and 13
Rule violated:  3800.3500 subp 3, 3801.3800
License censured
Civil Penalty of $5,000, $4,000 stayed
Date of Order:  Dec. 29, 2009

Thomas B. Herrick dba Herrick Irrigation
Austin, MN
Technology System Contractor
License Number:  TS02099
Power Limited Technician
License Number: PL03212
Statute violated:  326B.33 subd. 14, 326B.082 11(b)(1)
Performed work for which a technology system contractor's license is required
Failed to pay a civil penalty as ordered by the Commissioner
May not act or hold himself out as a technology system contractor
License(s) are suspended until $1,000 civil penalty is paid
Date of Order:  Dec. 10, 2009

Patrick M. Kasper dba Pinnacle Technologies Inc
Oakdale, MN
Technology System Contractor
License Number: TS01752
Power Limited Technician
License Number:  PL10975
Rule violated: 3800.3570
Operating business vehicle without required signage
Notice of Violation
Date of Order:  Dec. 9, 2009  

John A. Kreuzer, Jr. dba Sight, Sound & Body
Canby, MN
Unlicensed TSC
Power Limited Technician
License Number: PL11782
Statute violated: 326B.33 subd. 14
Cease and desist from acting or holding himself out as a technology system contractor
License censured
Civil penalty of $10,000, $7,500 stayed
Date of Order: Oct. 15, 2009

James W. Gillespie dba Property Solutions Unlimited
Maple Plain, MN
Unlicensed
Statute violated: 326B.33 subd. 14
Offering to perform work for which an electrical contractor's license is required.
Notice of Violation
Date of Order: Sept. 25, 2009

David S. Ingram dba Ingram Remodeling
Excelsior, MN
Unlicensed
Statute violated: 326B.33 subd. 14
Cease and Desist from acting or holding himself out as an electrical contractor
Civil penalty of $2,500, $2,000 stayed
Date of Order: Aug. 26, 2009

John K. Dahl dba Dahl Mechanical
Plymouth, MN
Unlicensed
Statute violated: 326B.33 subd. 14
Offered to perform work for which an electrical contractor's license is required.
Notice of Violation
Date of Order: Aug. 19, 2009

Trent A. Frey dba TruGreen Irrigation aka True Green Irrigation
Austin, MN
Unlicensed TSC
Statute violated: 326B.33 subd. 14
Cease and desist from holding himself out as a technology system contractor
Civil penalty of $5,000, $4,000 stayed
Date of Order: July 31, 2009

Roger D. Onnen dba Tri County Electric
Sacred Heart, MN
Class A Master Electrician
License Number: AM04444
Class A Electrical Contractor
License Number: CA01845
Statute violated: 326B.36 subd.4, 326B.35, 326B.37 subds 7(b) and 8, 326B.082, subds 11(b)(1) and 11(b)(9)
Rule violated: 1315.0200
License(s) are revoked
Date of Order: July 30, 2009

Kun R. Robert dba Tech-1 Services
Red Wing, MN
Unlicensed TSC
Statute violated: 326B.33 subd. 14
Cease and desist from holding himself out as a technology system contractor
Hire properly licensed electrical contractor to file REIs and review compliance of NEC
Civil penalty of $5,000, $3,000 stayed
Date of Order: July 23, 2009

Mark C. Brown and Tamara R. Brown dba Reach Communications
Hamel, MN
Power Limited Technician
License Number: PL11205
Technology System Contractor
License Number: TS02078
Statute violated: 326B.33 subd. 14
License(s) censured
Civil penalty of $5,000, $4,000 stayed
Date of Order: July 17, 2009

Jeffrey E. Wehking dba Wehking Electric, Inc.
Morris, MN
Licensed Class A Master Electrician
License Number: AM07846
Licensed Class A Electrical Contractor
License Number: CA04737
Statute violated: 326B.36 subd.4 and 326B.35
License(s) censured with a civil penalty of $5,000, $3,000 stayed
Date of Order: June 29, 2009

Jeffrey S. Hoffman dba Masters Painting & Repair
McGregor, MN
Unlicensed
Statute violated: 326B.33 subd. 14
Cease and Desist from acting or holding himself out as an electrical contractor
$2,500 civil penalty stayed
Date of Order: June 26, 2009

APX Alarm Security Solutions, Inc.
Provo, UT
Licensed Technology System Contractor
License Number: TS02034
Statute Violated: 326B.082 subd.11(b)(2), subd.11(b)(8), 326B.33 subd.12, 13, 14
Rule violated: 3800.3540 subp 3a
APX and its PLT must comply with all applicable licensing requirements, shall cease and desist if responsible individual (PLT) fails to renew personal license, ensure that all individuals are properly registered, ensure that all independent contractors are properly licensed as TSCs, comply with all local, municipal and state statutes, rules, ordinances, laws and orders, not perform a new installation until the "three-day right to cancel" time frame has passed.
Civil penalty of $25,000
Date of Order: June 19, 2009

LeRoy R. Horner dba Lawn Irrigation and Landscape Experts
Deerwood, MN
Unlicensed TSC
Statute violated: 326B.33 subd. 14
Cease and desist from holding themselves out as an electrical contractor or technology system contractor
Civil penalty of $5,000, $4,000 stayed
Date of Order: May 29, 2009

Allen L. Denny dba Denny's Landscaping/Lawn Care
Brainerd, MN
Licensed Power Limited Technician
License Number: PL11537
Licensed Technology System Contractor
License Number: TS02082
Statute violated: 326B.33 subd. 14
License(s) censured
$5,000 civil penalty stayed
Date of Order: May 26, 2009

Joel Wollum dba Emerald Lawn Care, LLC
Waite Park, MN
Unlicensed TSC
Statute violated: 326B.33 subd. 14
Cease and desist from holding themselves out as an electrical contractor or technology system contractor
Civil penalty of $5,000, stayed for five years
Date of Order: May 1, 2009

Herbert E. Roy dba Roy Electric
Mahnomen, MN
Licensed Class A Master Electrician
License Number: AM03371
Licensed Class A Electrical Contractor
License Number: CA01577
Statute violated: 326.244 subd. 2, 326.243. 325.2441 subd. 1, 7, 8, 326.242 subd. 9(e)
Rule violated: 1315.0200, 3800.3680
License(s) revoked with a civil penalty of $10,000
Date of Order: April 2, 2009

Brent J. Woolhouse dba B & J Sprinklers et al
Milaca, MN
Licensed Power Limited Technician
Statute violated: 326B.33 subd. 14
Cease and desist from acting or holding himself out as a technology system contractor
Civil penalty of $1,000
Date of Order: April 1, 2009

Brett J. Alfords
Elk River, MN
Unlicensed
Statute violated: 326B.33 subd. 14
Offered to perform work for which an electrical contractor's license is required.
Notice of Violation
Date of Order: March 16, 2009

Thomas M. Elsenpeter dba University Electric, Inc.
Unlicensed
Statute violated: 326B.33 subd. 14 and 326B.36 subd. 4
University will not perform electrical installations unless University holds a valid contractor's license and has a designated responsible master electrician.
Civil penalty of $5,000, $3,500 stayed
Date of Order: March 5, 2009
Igo Mikhailenko & Dina Mikhailenko dba oDa Midwest Ltd.
Minnetonka, MN
Unlicensed
Statute violated: 326B.33 subd. 14
$2,000 civil penalty stayed
Date of Order: March 2, 2009
Steven James Fink dba S. Fink Inc.
Minnetonka, MN
Unlicensed
Statute violated: 326B.33 subd. 14
$2,000 civil penalty stayed
Date of Order: Feb. 26, 2009
The J Edison Group, LLC
Hudson, WI
Unlicensed TSC
Statute violated: 326B.33 subd. 14
Civil penalty of $1,000
Date of Order: Feb. 24, 2009
Albert Terry Burckhardt dba Terry's Electronics & TV
Tyler, MN
Unlicensed TSC
Statute violated: 326B.33 subd. 14
Cease and Desist from acting or holding himself out as a technology system contractor
Civil penalty of $5,000, $4,000 stayed
Date of Order: Feb. 18, 2009
Schmitz Electric Co.
Adams, MN
Class A Electrical Contractor License lapsed
Statute violated: 326B.33 subd. 14
$2,000 civil penalty stayed
Date of Order: Feb. 17, 2009
LuminAir Innovations, Inc. and Clay Steffens
Oakdale, MN
Unlicensed
Statute violated: 326B.33 subds. 12(a), 14, 17(a) & 326B.36 subd.4(a)
Cease and Desist from acting or holding itself out as an electrical contractor until it secures a designated responsible master electrician and holds a valid contractor license.
Upon securing a valid contractor license, file all past due inspection forms with the state and municipalities, within 90 days of date of order.
Civil penalty of $10,000, $7,500 stayed
Date of Order: Feb 11, 2009
Miller Electric Inc.
Hastings, MN
Licensed Class A Electrical Contractor
Statute violated: 326B.33 subd. 12(c)
Notice of violation wherein contractor employed an unlicensed individual to perform electrical work and failed to maintain records establishing that individual complied with the registration requirements of 326B.33 subd.12(a).
Date of Order: Feb. 4, 2009
Jason D. O'Leary
Cottage Grove, MN
Unlicensed not registered
Statute violated: 326B.33 subd. 12(a) and 13
Performed electrical work as an unlicensed individual without registering with the Department
Civil penalty of $500, $250 stayed
Date of Order: Feb. 4, 2009

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2008 Enforcement Actions 
Arlan N. Bakke
Motley, MN
Unlicensed
Statute violated: 326.242 subd.6
Rule violated: 3800.3770
Cease and Desist from acting or holding himself out as an electrical contractor
Date of Order: Dec. 31, 2008
Robert F. Erbe
Motley, MN
Unlicensed
Statute violated: 326.242 subd.6
Cease and Desist from acting or holding himself out as an electrical contractor
$2,000 civil penalty stayed
Date of Order: Dec. 31, 2008
Nancy L. Staudinger and Ronald W. Staudinger and dba PCA Security, Inc.
Mass City, MI
Unlicensed TSC
Statute violated: 326B.33 subd.6
Cease and Desist from acting or holding themselves out as a technology systems contractor
Date of Order: Dec. 17, 2008
Daniel R. Ehlers
Andover, MN
Licensed Class A Journeyman Electrician
License Number: AJ13129
Statute violated: 326.242 subd.6
Cease and Desist from acting or holding himself out as an electrical contractor
License censured
Civil Penalty of $7,500, $5,000 stayed
Date of Order: Dec. 5, 2008
Tom Cook
St. Paul, MN
Unlicensed
Statute violated: 326.242 subd.6
Cease and Desist from acting or holding himself out as an electrical contractor
Date of Order: Dec. 5, 2008
Chad M. Howard
Little Canada, MN
Licensed Class A Journeyman Electrician
License Number: AJ12441
Statute violated: 326.242 subd.6
Cease and Desist from acting or holding himself out as an electrical contractor
License censured
Civil Penalty of $2,000, $1,250 stayed
Date of Order: Dec. 1, 2008
Timothy J. Hagele and dba Hagele Home Care aka Hagele Home Building Concepts
Excelsior, MN
Unlicensed
Statute violated: 326.242 subd.6
Cease and Desist from acting or holding himself out as an electrical contractor
$2,000 civil penalty stayed
Date of Order: Nov. 25, 2008
Derrick Shawn Seitz dba Seitz Construction
Solway, MN
Unlicensed
Statute violated: 326.242 subd. 6
Cease and Desist from acting or holding himself out as an electrical contractor
Date of Order: Nov. 20, 2008
Jeffery M. Spandl
Staples, MN
Unlicensed
Statute violated: 326B.33 subd.6, subd.5(a), subd.5(b) & subd.5a
Cease & Desist from performing electrical installations for which a license is required
Civil penalty of $7,500, $5,000 stayed
Date of order: Nov. 4, 2008
DirectSAT USA LLC
King of Prussia, PA
Unlicensed TSC
Statute violated: 326.242 subd. 6
Administrative Order with corrective action and a civil penalty of $10,000.
Date of Order: Oct. 10, 2008
Larry R. Laures Jr dba L & L Cabinets
Stewartville, MN
Unlicensed
Statute violated: 326.242
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ease and Desist from acting or holding himself out as an electrical contractor
Civil Penalty of $5,000, all of which is stayed
Date of Order: Oct. 1, 2008
S & S Electric Inc.
Ramsey, MN
Licensed Electrical Contractor
License Number: CA04126
Statute violated: 326B.082, subd.11(b)2, 326.244 subd.2
Rule violated: 3800.3500 subp 3
License censured with a civil penalty of $2,500, $2,000 stayed
Date of order: Oct. 1, 2008
Richard G. Johnson
Hackensack, MN
Licensed Class A Master Electrician
License Number: AM04756
Statute violated: 326B.082 subd. 11(b)(9), 326.242 subd.6c(b), 326.242 subd.6, 326.244 subd.2(a)
License censured with a civil penalty of $7,500, $2,500 stayed
Date of order: Sept. 4, 2008
Crosslake Construction Company, Inc.
Crosslake, MN
Licensed Electrical Contractor
License Number: CA02959
Statute violated: 326B.082 subd.11(b)(2), 326.242 subd.6c(b), 326.244 subd.2(a)
Rule violated: 3800.3500 subp 3
License censured with a civil penalty of $7,500, $5,000 stayed
Date of order: Sept. 4, 2008
Roger Dale Anderson
Lake Crystal, MN
Unlicensed
Statute violated: 326.242 subd. 6
Cease and Desist from acting or holding himself out as an electrical contractor
Civil penalty of $2,500, stayed for 3 years
Date of Order: Aug. 8, 2008
Winge Construction Services, Inc.
Ham Lake, MN
Unlicensed
Statute violated: 326.242, subd. 6, 326.244, subd. 2
Cease and Desist from performing any electrical work.
Date of Order: July 31, 2008
Jason M. Urman dba Custom Sprinklers
Bemidji, MN
Unlicensed TSC
Statutes violated: 326.242, subd.6
Cease and Desist from acting or holding himself out as an electrical contractor or technology systems contractor.
Civil penalty of $5,000, $4,000 stayed
Date of Order: July 30, 2008
Terrence P. McLaughlin dba M & M Custom Irrigation a/k/a M & M Custom Sprinkler Systems
St. Michael, MN
Unlicensed TSC
Statute violated: 326.242 subd. 6
Cease and Desist from acting or holding himself out as an electrical contractor
Date of Order: July 29, 2008
Always DunRite Remodeling LLC and Peter A. Freeberg
Little Canada, MN
Unlicensed
Statute violated: 326.242, subd. 6, 326.244, subd. 2
Cease and Desist from performing any electrical work
Date of Order: June 20, 2008
James B. Schlosser
Elk River, MN
Class A Master Electrician
License Number: AM07017
Statutes violated: 326B.33 subd. 1(b)(i), 326B.33 subd.6c(b)
Rule violated: 3800.3500 subp 3
License REVOKED
Cease and Desist from acting or holding himself out as a licensed master electrician or electrical contractor.
Civil penalty of $7,500, $5,000 stayed
Date of order: June 12, 2008
Ronald W. Meyer dba R. W. Meyer Construction a/k/a R. W. Meyer Building and Remodeling
White Bear Lake, MN
Unlicensed
Statute violated: 326B.33 subd. 6, 326B.36, subd. 2
Cease and Desist from performing any electrical work
Date of Order: May 19, 2008
Curtis J. Raddatz
Mankato, MN
Unlicensed
Statute violated: 326B.33 subd. 6, 326B.36, subd. 2
Cease and Desist from performing any electrical work
Date of Order: May 8, 2008
The Yochum Trust
Merritt K. Yochum, Trustee
Unlicensed
Statutes violated: 326.243, 550.33(A), 240.21, 240.22, 310.15, 550.16(A), 550.14(H)
Rules violated: 3800.3670
Disconnection of Hazardous Installation at 6251 State 84 NE, Longville, MN
Date of order: April 22, 2008
Telephone Systems and Service, Inc.
Sioux Falls, SD
Unlicensed TSC
Statute violated: 326.242 subd. 6 and 326.242 subd.6c (a)
Cease and Desist from performing any electrical work
Date of Order: April 15, 2008
Ronald A. Westberry, Jr.
Rockford, MN
Licensed Class A Journeyman Electrician
License Number: AJ08809
Statute violated: 326.242, subd.6, 326.243 and 326.244 subd. 2
License censured with civil penalty of $2,000, $1,500 stayed for 3 years
Respondent shall not engage in any electrical work that requires a Class A Electrical Contractor's license, until said license is obtained.
Date of order: Feb. 20, 2008
Peter Hagemeier and Liberty Electric and Security, Inc.
Albany, MN
Licensed Class A Journeyman Electrician
License Number: AJ15286
Licensed Electrical Contractor
License Number: CA04505
Statute violated: 326.244 subd.2, 326.2441 subd.7
License(s) censured with civil penalty of $2500, stayed for 3 years
Ordered to pay $1,000 in investigation fees.
Date of order: Jan. 23, 2008
Troy R. Fiegen dba Troy's Electric Company
Wood Lake, MN
Licensed Class A Master Electrician
License Number: AM07535
Licensed Electrical Contractor
License Number: CA04297
Statute violated: 326.242 subd.6, 326.243, 326.244 subd.2, 326.2441
Rule violated: 3800.3530 subp 2
License(s) censured with civil penalty of $2,500, $2,000 stayed for 3 years
Ordered to submit application for corporate license.
Date of order: Jan. 23, 2008
Seth T. Droegemueller and Power Pro Electric Service Company
Otsego, MN
Licensed Class A Journeyman Electrician
License Number: AJ16126
Licensed Class A Master Electrician
License Number: AM08081
Licensed Electrical Contractor
License Number: CA05083
Statute violated: 326.242 subd.6, 326.244 subd.2(a)
License(s) censured with civil penalty of $5,000, $3,000 stayed
Date of order: Jan. 9, 2008
Ron A. Vatnsdal and Ron's Electric Ent., Inc.
Roseau, MN
Licensed Class A Master Electrician
License Number: AM04040
Licensed Electrical Contractor
License Number: CA02604
Statute violated: 326.244 subd.2
License(s) censured with civil penalty of $7,500, stayed for 3 years
Date of order: Jan. 9, 2008
Michael J. Scheller
Maple Grove, MN
Power Limited License
License Number: PL07021
Statute violated: 326.242 subd.6, 326.243 and 326.244 subd.2
License censured with civil penalty of $5,000, $2,500 stayed.
Respondent shall not engage in any electrical work that requires a license as administered by the Department, until said license is obtained.
Date of order: Jan. 4, 2008
Kevin J. Bitz and Grey Eagle Electric, Inc.
Grey Eagle, MN
Licensed Class A Master Electrician
License Number: AM00428
Licensed Electrical Contractor
License Number: CA00761
Statute violated: 326.244 subd.2, 326.2441 subd.7
License(s) censured with civil penalty of $2,500, $2,000 stayed
Date of order: Jan. 4, 2008
Roger D. Onnen dba Tri County Electric
Sacred Heart, MN
Licensed Class A Master Electrician
License Number: AM04444
Licensed Electrical Contractor
License Number: CA01845
Statute violated: 326.244 subd.2, 326.2441, subd.7 and 8, 326.246, subd. 5 and 326.243
License(s) censured with civil penalty of $10,000, $7,500 stayed
Date of order: Jan. 4, 2008

 

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