STATE BOARD OF EXAMINERS
MINUTES – January 16, 2018 – 8:55 a.m.
Borah Building, 2nd Floor Courtroom, Room 214,
304 North 8th Street, Boise, Idaho
The regular meeting of the State Board of Examiners was called to order pursuant to Idaho Code §67-2002 and by the order of the chair 8:55 a.m.
The following board members were present: Governor C. L. “Butch” Otter, Secretary of State Lawerence Denney, Attorney General Lawrence Wasden and State Controller Brandon Woolf.
State Controller Woolf introduced the consent agenda items.
Attorney General Wasden then moved to approve the consent agenda. Secretary Denney seconded the motion. The motion passed on a unanimous voice vote.
State Controller Woolf introduced the informational agenda items.
Attorney General Wasden moved to adjourn the meeting. Secretary Denney seconded the motion.
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 8:57 a.m. CONSENT AGENDA
1. Minutes - Approved
Approval of official minutes for the meeting of the Board of Examiners on December 19, 2017.
2. Office of Emergency Management/Homeland Security – Approved
3. Department of Administration – Division of Public Works – Approved
Date to Board
Response to diesel release in water canal.
Response to a suspected drug lab in residence.
Response to release of mercury in a middle school.
Request for recognition of assignment from Holly Plaza, LLC to KACI WSC LLC, Ken Lawson for the real property lease through the Idaho State Liquor Division as lessee, for occupancy of 76 E Fairview Avenue, Cherry Plaza Shopping center, Meridian, Idaho.
4. Office of the State Controller
a) Notification that the federal mileage rate has increased 1 cent. The rate was 53.5 cents in 2017, and will be 54.5 cents beginning January 1, 2018. The current rate for the State of Idaho is 53.5 cents.
5. Office of the Attorney General
b) Notification that the federal CONUS per diem rate for Idaho has not changed from FY2017 to FY2018. The standard federal per diem rate for Idaho will remain at $51.00. The current State of Idaho In-state per diem rate is $45.
c) Notification that with the passage of the new federal tax bill signed into law on December 22, 2017, all moving expense reimbursements to employees are now taxable. The Board of Examiners State Moving Policy and Procedures and the State Real Estate Relocation Policy and Procedures are currently being reviewed and will be revised to reflect the changes in the new federal tax bill.
a) Notification that V. Rafael Stone of the firm of Foster Pepper, PLLC in Seattle, Washington, has been appointed pursuant to Idaho Code §67-1409 as a Special Deputy Attorney General for the purpose of representing PERSI in investment-related matters.
b) Notification that Paul W Madden of the firm Whiteford, Taylor & Preston, LLP, in Baltimore Maryland, has been appointed pursuant to Idaho Code §67-1409 as a Special Deputy Attorney General for the purpose of consultation, research, and advice on federal tax regulatory issues related to plan qualification and compliance, as needed when requested by PERSI.
c) Notification that Paul J. Augustine of the firm of Augustine Law Offices, 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, Industrial Special Indemnity Fund in the matter of Catherine A Killerman, IC Case #2015-025355, ISIF Case 2017-2312.
d) Notification that Bren E Mollerup of the firm of Benoit, Alexander, Harwood, High & Mollerup 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, Industrial Special Indemnity Fund in worker’s compensation claims against ISIF. This appointment will be effective January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018.
e) Notification that Assistant Chief Deputy Brian Kane and Division Chief S Kay Christensen, employees of the Attorney General are permitted to accept additional outside employment at University of Idaho Law School in Boise, Idaho, in an educational program conducted under supervision of the State Board of Education.
6. State Insurance Fund
a. Estimate of the State Insurance Fund expenses to be paid by sight drafts for the month of
Estimated expenditure for workers compensation claim costs, dividends and premium refunds
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|Workers Compensation Claim Costs|
b. Estimate of the Idaho Petroleum Clean Water Trust Fund expenses to be paid by sight drafts for the month of December 2017.
Estimated expenditure for Idaho Petroleum Clean Water Trust Fund
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