09-002123 Department Of Business And Professional Regulation, Construction Industry Licensing Board vs. John William Barker, Jr., D/B/A Epic Building And Development Corp.
 Status: Closed
Recommended Order on Tuesday, July 21, 2009.


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Summary: Petitioner proved, by clear and convincing evidence that Respondent committed mismanagement and abandoned the job while constructing the house. Recommend a fine, restitution; suspension.

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11FilED

12Ot!lI"IrtITJtoM fIf :1f1[l fl@!j!uI8tlon

17Oll!!!puty AgenQY Clerk

20Brandon Niehols

22bOlO 121212010

24FII.# Z010.11338

26STATEOFFLORIDA

27CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY LICENSING BOARD

31DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS AND

35PROFESSIONAL REGULATION,

37Petitioner,

38VS. CASENO 2007-013056

41LICENSE NO.. CGC060878

44JOHNWILLIAM BARKER, JR,

47Respondent

48__________ ---....1

50FINAL ORDER

52THIS MATTER camebeforetheConstructionIndustry licensing Board(hereinafter

57referredtoasthe"Board") pursuant toSections 120569 and 120.57(1), FloridaStatutes,

66onFebruary11,2010 In Tampa,Florida,for consideration ofthe Recommended Order

76enteredinthiscasebyDanielM.Kilbride, Administrative Law Judge datedJuly21,2009

82Respondentwas present.

84Respondent filed exceptions tothe Recommended Order TheBoarddenredthe

91firstexceptionto paragraph 37becausethe administrative lawJudge'sfindingswerebased

96on competent and substantial evidence.TheBoarddeniedthesecondexceptionto

101paragraph 17 because the administrative law judge's findings werebasedoncompetent

110and substantial evidence, AfterreViewingthe complete recordaccompanYingthe

116RecommendedOrder,the Recommended Order,andbeingfullyadvisedinthepremises,

121theBoardfindsthatthereis competent andsubstantial evidence to support the findings of

130factinthe Recommended Order

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143TheBoardherebyadoptsthefmdingsoffact (paragraphs 1-40)andconclusionsof

146law,(paragraphs41-58)Inthe Recommended OrderAtthe request ofthepartiesthe

152Boardremovesthe recommended 90daysuspensionbecause,basedonpage 17 ofthe

158transcript,the Respondent hadnopriordiscipline,the Respondent didreturntothe JOb

166site,andthe Respondent willbebetterabletomakerestitution.Theremainderofthe

170recommendationisadoptedAcopyoftheRecommendedOrder,attachedtoandmade

172aparthereof,is hereby adopted.andbutforthesuspension,becomestheFinalOrderof

177theBoard.

178THEREFORE, ITIS HEREBY ORDERED'

1821. Respondent shallpayan administrative fineinthe amount of $5,500.00 and

192investigativecostsinthe amount of $276. 18.Saidfineandcostsshallbepaidwithinthirty

197(30)daysafterthedate of filing oftheFinalOrder

201In addition, the Respondent IS requiredtopay interest onthefineduetotheBoard

209atarateof18%perannum, begmmng onthe thirty-first (31st)dayaftertheIssuanceofthe

214FinalOrder

2152. Respondent shallpayrestitutionintheamountof $ 5,116.42 toEdward

222Dueboay. Proof ofrestitution,or acknowledgment of satisfaction mustbeprovidedtothe

230ExecutiveDirector ofthe Construction IndustryLicensingBoard,at 1940 NMonroeStreet

237MS#N14, Tallahassee, FL32399-1039withinthirty(30)daysofthedateofthefilingofthe

240FinalOrder.

2413.To assure payment ofthefine,andcosts,itisfurtherorderedthat

247Respondent's license topracticecontractingshallbesuspendedwiththeimpositionofthe

250suspensionbeingstayedforthirty(30)daysfromthedateofthefilingoftheFinalOrder.

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261IftheorderedfineandcostsarepaidtotheBoardwithinthethirty(30)days,the

263suspensionimposedshallnottakeeffect.Uponpaymentofthe fine andcostsafterthe

266thirty(30)days,the suspension imposedshallbeliftedIfthelicenseedoesnotpaythe

270fine andcostswithinsaidperiod,thenimmediatelyuponexpirationofthestay,heshall

274surrenderhislicensetotheDepartmentofBusinessandProfessionalRegulation.

2754. Respondent isherebyplacedonPROBATIONfor2yearswith4satisfactory

278appearanceswiththefollowingconditions:

279(A)Respondent IS requiredtoappearbeforetheProbationCommitteeoftheBoard

282atsuchtimesasdirectedbytheBoardOffice, approximately every SIX (6)months

287Respondent'sfirst probationary appearancerequiresafulldayattendanceattheBoard

290meeting.Inconnectionwitheach probation appearance,Respondentshallanswer

294questionsunderoathInaddition,Respondentshallprovidesuchotherinformationor

296.

297documentationasisrequestedby either thePetitioner,Department,theBoardorthe

302ProbationCommittee.Respondentshallforwardsaid documentation totheBoardatleast

30530daysinadvance of theprobationappearanceorasotherwisedirected.

308(B)TheburdenshallbesolelyuponRespondentto remember therequirementfor

311saidappearanceandtotakethenecessarystepsinadvanceofsaidappearancetocontact

312theBoardofficeandascertainthespecifictime,date,andplaceofsaidappearance

315RespondentshallnotrelyonnoticeofsaidappearancefromtheBoardortheDepartment.

316(e)Should Respondent violateanycondition oHM probation,Itshallbeconsidered

322aviolationofSection489.129(1)(i),FlondaStatutes,andshallresultinfurtherdisciplinary

325actionbytheBoard.

326(0) Shouldthe Respondent failtomakeasatisfactory appearance asdetermined'

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342bytheBoard,thetermofthe probationary periodshall automatically be extended by SIX (6)

352monthsIf there occurs a second suchfailurethenthetermof probationary periodwillbe

360extendedan additional year.ShouldtheBoard determine athirdfailureofthe Respondent

366tomakea satisfactory appearance, thestayof suspension ofthe Respondent's licenseto

374practice contracting shallbeliftedandthelicenseshallremainIn suspended statusunless

379anduntila further stayis granted bytheBoard

384(E)Should Respondent's license topractice contracting be suspended orotherwise

392placedon inactive status,the probation periodshallbetolleddUringtheperiodofthe

398suspension or inactivity and shall resumerunningatthetimethe suspension IS stayedor

407Respondent reactivates the license and Respondent shallservethetimeremainingonthe

414termof probation.

416(F)To ensure successful completion ofprobation, Respondent's license topractice

424contracting shallbe suspended fortheperiodofprobation,Withthe suspension stayedfor

431theperiodof probation. The time ofthe suspension andthestayshallrun concurrently with

440theperiodof probation. If Respondent successfully completes probation, thesuspension

448shall terminate If Respondent failsto comply With the requirements setforthintheFinal

458OrderImposed In thiscase,orfailstomake satisfactory appearances as determined bythe

467Board,thestayshallbeliftedOncethestayislifted,the license shall remain In suspended

475statusunlessanduntila further stay IS granted bytheBoard

4815A change in licensure status,includingthe suspension, revocation,voluntary

490relinquishment, or involuntary relinquishment of license does notrelieve Respondent of

500the obligation topayanyfines,costs, interest or restitution imposed inthisOrder.

509This Final Order shall become effective upon filing with the Clerk of the

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532Department of Business and Professional Regulation.

538DONEANDORDEREDthis '2. ni dayof ,2010

543s. SHEEHAN', Chair

546ConstructionIndustryLicensingBoard

547NOTICEOFRIGHTTO JUDICIAL REVIEW

550APARTYWHOIS ADVERSELY AFFECTEDBYTHISFINALORDERISENTITLEDTO

553JUDICIALREVIEW PURSUANT TOSECTION120.68,FLORIDASTATUTES.REVIEW

557PROCEEDINGSARE GOVERNED BYTHEFLORIDARULESOFAPPELLATE

560PROCEDURE.SUCH PROCEEDINGS ARECOMMENCEDBYFILINGONE COpy OF

565ANOTICEOF APPEAL WITHTHEAGENCYCLERKOFTHEDEPARTMENTOF

568BUSINESSAND PROFESSIONAL REGULATIONANDASECONDCOPY,

571ACCOMPANIEDBYFILINGFEESPRESCRIBEDBYLAW,WITHTHEDISTRICTCOURT

573OFAPPEAL,FIRSTDISTRICT,ORWITHTHEDISTRICTCOURTOFAPPEALINTHE

576APPELLATEDISTRICTWHERETHEPARTYRESIDESTHE NOilCE OFAPPEAL

579MUSTBEFILEDWITHINTHIRTY(30)DAYSOFRENDITIONOFTHEORDERTOBE

580REVIEWED.

581CERTIFICA IE OFSERVICE

584IHEREBYCERTIFYthatatrueandcorrectcopyoftheforegoingFinalOrderhas

585beenprovidedbyCertifiedMailto:JOHNWILLIAMBARKER,JR ,7400 NalleGradeRoad,

589NorthFortMyers,Flonda33917;andby hand/interoffice dehvsrytotheConstruction

594IndustryLicensingBoard,1940N.MonroeStreetMS#N14,Tallahassee,Flonda32399­

5981039;JeffKelly,Esq., Chief ConstructionAttorney,OfficeoftheGeneralCounsel,1940N.

605MonroeSt.,Ste.60,Tallahassee,Florida32399-2202,andDanielBiggms,Assistant

611Attorney PL·01,TheCapitol,Tallahassee,Flonda 32399·1050, onorbefore500

618p rn., this 2. dayof ,2010.

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Date
Proceedings
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Date: 02/14/2011
Proceedings: Letter to Judge Kilbride from Edward Dueboay regarding Mr. Barker ignoring the Final Order filed.
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Date: 01/31/2011
Proceedings: Agency Final Order
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Date: 01/31/2011
Proceedings: Agency Final Order filed.
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Date: 01/31/2011
Proceedings: Letter to DOAH from E. Dueboay regarding the respondent is not complying with the final order filed.
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Date: 07/21/2009
Proceedings: Recommended Order
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Date: 07/21/2009
Proceedings: Recommended Order (hearing held May 28, 2009). CASE CLOSED.
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Date: 07/21/2009
Proceedings: Recommended Order cover letter identifying the hearing record referred to the Agency.
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Date: 06/25/2009
Proceedings: Petitioner's Proposed Recommended Order filed.
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Date: 06/25/2009
Proceedings: Letter to Judge Kilbride from J. Barker advising that they will not be purchasing the transcript, due to cost filed.
Date: 06/15/2009
Proceedings: Transcript of Proceedings filed.
Date: 05/28/2009
Proceedings: CASE STATUS: Hearing Held.
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Date: 05/13/2009
Proceedings: Amended Notice of Hearing (hearing set for May 28, 2009; 1:00 p.m.; Fort Myers, FL; amended as to date).
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Date: 05/05/2009
Proceedings: Notice of Service of Petitioner`s Exhibits and Witnesses List filed.
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Date: 04/27/2009
Proceedings: Order of Pre-hearing Instructions.
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Date: 04/27/2009
Proceedings: Notice of Hearing (hearing set for May 27, 2009; 1:00 p.m.; Fort Myers, FL).
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Date: 04/23/2009
Proceedings: Joint Response to Initial Order filed.
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Date: 04/21/2009
Proceedings: Initial Order.
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Date: 04/20/2009
Proceedings: Election of Rights filed.
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Date: 04/20/2009
Proceedings: Administrative Complaint filed.
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Date: 04/20/2009
Proceedings: Agency referral

Case Information

Judge:
DANIEL M. KILBRIDE
Date Filed:
04/20/2009
Date Assignment:
04/21/2009
Last Docket Entry:
02/14/2011
Location:
Fort Myers, Florida
District:
Middle
Agency:
ADOPTED IN PART OR MODIFIED
 

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