C.L. "Butch"
Otter
Governor
Lawerence
Denney
Secretary of
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Lawrence
Wasden
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D Woolf
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STATE BOARD OF EXAMINERS
MINUTES – Regular Meeting
January 20, 2009 – 8:55 a.m.
Borah Post Office Building, 204 N. 8th Street, 2nd Floor Courtroom

The regular meeting of the State Board of Examiners was called to order at 204 N. 8th Street, Boise, Idaho, at 8:55 a.m. pursuant to Idaho Code §67-2002 and by the order of the chair.

The following board members were present: Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter; Secretary of State, Ben Ysursa, and Attorney General, Lawrence Wasden. Controller, Donna M. Jones, Secretary to the Board of Examiners recorded the proceedings of the meeting.

Ms. Jones introduced the consent agenda items. Mr. Wasden moved to approve the consent agenda. Mr. Ysursa seconded the motion. The motion passed on unanimous consent.

CONSENT AGENDA

1. Minutes - Approved
Approval of official minutes for the meeting of the Board of Examiners on December 16, 2008.

2. Bureau of Homeland Security, Division of Military - Approved
ID #
Description
Amount
Comments
Date to Board
2008-00302
Biohazard
$2,152.38
Lab waste discovered at county landfill
12/1/2008
2008-00289
Drug Lab
$1,424.26
Meth lab in private house
12/1/2008
2008-00307
Drug Lab
$1,306.71
Meth lab in motel room
12/1/2008
2008-00320
HazMat
$1,076.72
Mercury spill
(Received payment 1/13/2009)
1/13/2009
TOTAL
$4,883.35

3. Department of Health and Welfare - Approved
Request that $132,031,360.00 be transferred from the General Fund to the Cooperative Welfare Fund #0220 during the third quarter of Fiscal Year 2009. The total budget holdback for the Department of Health and Welfare is $21,760,000.00, resulting in an adjusted General Fund amount of $565,517,900.00 for SFY 2009.

4. Office of the State Controller - Approved
a. Request that the Board of Examiners consider a reduction to the State Travel Policy medical and moving reimbursement rate from 27 cents to 24 cents to follow the new IRS rate, and that it be effective retroactive to January 1, 2009.

b. Request that the examples for guidance on interpreting the per diem rules be added to the current State Travel Policy as an Appendix C.



INFORMATIONAL AGENDA

5. Legislative Services Office
The billings for fiscal year 2008 submitted by the Ada County Sheriff’s Office for costs incurred in the transportation of Idaho State Correctional Institution Inmates have been reviewed by LSO. The payment of $2,761.46 will be made to Ada County.

Discussion: Gov. Otter asked if it is normal for LSO to review or audit these bills.

Mr. Woolf from the Office of the State Controller answered that in previous years these bills have been reviewed by LSO and their audit division.

6. Office of the Attorney General
a. Notification that David J. Baldwin with the firm of Potter, Anderson & Corroon, LLP, in Wilmington, Delaware, has been appointed pursuant to Idaho Code §67-1409 as a special deputy attorney general for the purpose of association with Special Deputy Attorney General Howard R. Foley for pro hac vice admission in representation of the State of Idaho, Department of Finance, in the matter of securities sales and the Chapter 11 bankruptcy filed in Delaware by DBSI Group of Companies.

b. Notification that Rami Amaro of Amaro Law Office has been appointed pursuant to Idaho Code §67-1409 as a special deputy attorney general for the purpose of representing the State of Idaho, Idaho Transportation Department, in any appeal from a hearing officer’s decision filed pursuant to the authority of Idaho Code §18-8002A, Automatic License Suspension Program. This appointment is effective through December 31, 2009.

c. Notification that Alan R. Harrison of Alan R. Harrison Law, PLLC, has been appointed pursuant to Idaho Code §67-1409 as a special deputy attorney general for the purpose of representing the State of Idaho, Idaho Transportation Department, in any appeal from a hearing officer’s decision filed pursuant to the authority of Idaho Code §18-8002A, Automatic License Suspension Program. This appointment is effective through December 31, 2009.

d. Notification that Michael J. Kane of the firm of Kane & Associates, PLLC, has been appointed pursuant to Idaho Code §67-1409 as a special deputy attorney general for the purpose of representing the State of Idaho, Idaho Transportation Department, in any appeal from a hearing officer’s decision filed pursuant to the authority of Idaho Code §18-8002A, Automatic License Suspension Program. This appointment is effective through December 31, 2009.

e. Notification that Edwin L. Litteneker, Attorney at Law, has been appointed pursuant to Idaho Code §67-1409 as a special deputy attorney general for the purpose of representing the State of Idaho, Idaho Transportation Department, in any appeal from a hearing officer’s decision filed pursuant to the authority of Idaho Code §18-8002A, Automatic License Suspension Program. This appointment is effective through December 31, 2009.

f. Notification that Stephen J. Muhonen of the firm of Racine, Olson, Nye, Budge & Bailey, Chtd., has been appointed pursuant to Idaho Code §67-1409 as a special deputy attorney general for the purpose of representing the State of Idaho, Idaho Transportation Department, in any appeal from a hearing officer’s decision filed pursuant to the authority of Idaho Code §18-8002A, Automatic License Suspension Program. This appointment is effective through December 31, 2009.

g. Notification that Timothy J. Stover of the firm of Worst, Fitzgerald & Stover, PLLC, has been appointed pursuant to Idaho Code §67-1409 as a special deputy attorney general for the purpose of representing the State of Idaho, Idaho Transportation Department, in any appeal from a hearing officer’s decision filed pursuant to the authority of Idaho Code §18-8002A, Automatic License Suspension Program. This appointment is effective through December 31, 2009.

h. Notification that Lawrence E. Kirkendall, Attorney at Law, has been appointed pursuant to Idaho Code §67-1409 as a special deputy attorney general for the purpose of representing the State of Idaho in the matter of David Tarbet, IC# 07-012004; ISIF# 2008-1909.


7. State Insurance Fund
a. Estimate of the State Insurance Fund expenses to be paid by sight drafts for the month of November, 2008.
    Estimated expenditure for workers compensation claim costs, dividends and premium refunds
$18,000,000.00
Funds Expended in November, 2008
Workers Compensation Claim Costs
$10,214,326.88
Dividend
0
Commissions
0
Policy Refunds
405,223.75
Total
$10,619,550.63

Estimate of the Petroleum Clean Water Trust Fund expenses to be paid by sight draft for the month of November, 2008.
    Estimated expenditure for Petroleum Clean Water Trust Fund
$750,000.00
Funds Expended in November, 2008:
Payroll
75,960.30
Operations
8,897.20
Claim Costs
25,717.82
Total
$110,575.32

There being no further business before the board and on motion duly made and seconded, THE MEETING OF THE STATE BOARD OF EXAMINERS WAS ADJOURNED at 9:07 a.m.


__________/s/ C.L. “Butch” Otter________
C.L. “Butch” Otter, Chairman of the Board and
Governor of the State of Idaho


__________/s/ Donna M. Jones ____________
Donna M. Jones, Secretary of the Board and
Idaho State Controller

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The CONSENT AGENDA addresses routine items the board may approve without discussion.

The REGULAR AGENDA addresses policy and program items the board may wish to discuss prior to making a decision.

The INFORMATION AGENDA provides information only.

The agendas are subject to change and the Board may move an item from one agenda to another.

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