C.L. "Butch"
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STATE BOARD OF EXAMINERS
MINUTES – Regular Meeting
Tuesday, February 8, 2005 – 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 order of the chair.

The following board members were present, constituting all the members: Governor Dirk Kempthorne, chairman of the board; Attorney General Lawrence Wasden; and Secretary of State Ben Ysursa.

State Controller Keith Johnson, secretary to the board, recorded the proceedings of the meeting.

· CONSENT AGENDA
Mr. Johnson introduced the items on the consent agenda. Mr. Ysursa moved to approve the consent agenda as recommended in its entirety; Mr. Wasden seconded the motion. The motion carried by unanimous voice vote.

Mr. Johnson pointed out item nine on the informational agenda had a new letter due to the correction of a miscalculated total.

1. Minutes – Approved
Approval of official minutes for the meeting of the Board of Examiners on December 14, 2004.

2. Military Division – Approved
Request for approval of payment of worker’s compensation claims for members of the Idaho National Guard, resulting while the soldier was on duty, in the amount of $5,220.81.

3. Department of Administration – Approved
Request for recognition of assignment pursuant to Idaho Code §67-1027 from JRW & Associates to REIC, LLC.

4. Department of Health & Welfare – Approved
a. Request for approval to transfer $99,591,700 from the General Fund to the Cooperative Welfare Fund #0220.

b. Request for approval to transfer $36,892,000 from the General Fund to the Cooperative Welfare Fund #0220.

c. Request for continuation of exemption which authorizes State Hospital South to pay their physicians for comp time accrued while providing on-call coverage evenings and weekends. The cost for payment of overtime for physicians for finscal year 2004 was $11,500.

d. Request for approval to transfer $31,349,900 from the General Fund to the Cooperative Welfare Fund #0220.

5. Bureau of Occupational Licenses – Approved Payoff of 40 Hours Compensatory Time
Request for authorization to pay Budd Hetrick, Deputy Bureau Chief, for 200.4 hours compensatory time accrued during the past three years. Mr. Hetrick’s rate of pay is $25.24 per hour.

6. Bureau of Hazardous Materials, Division of Military, Executive Office Of Governor – Approved
Request for authorization to issue deficiency warrants for reimbursement of response costs incurred during December and January pursuant to Idaho Code §39-7110.

ID #
Description
Amount
Comments
Date to Board
    2004-4444
Drug Lab
1974.61
Residential drug lab
12/15/04
    2004-4412
Drug Lab
189.06
Residential drug lab
12/21/04
    2004-4023
Hazmat
2945.85
Abandoned explosives
12/21/04
    2004-4828
Drug Lab
1258.88
Residential drug lab
1/11/05
    2004-4686
Drug Lab
1035.70
Residential drug lab
1/11/05
    2004-4895
Drug Lab
1569.22
Residential drug lab
1/13/05
    2004-4134
Spill
872.58
Sunken boat leaking fuel
1/28/05
    2004-5031
Drug Lab
514.48
Residential drug lab
1/28/05
2004-4064
Hazmat
2934.15
Bomb in mailbox
1/28/05
TOTALS
13294.53
INFORMATIONAL AGENDA

7. State Controller’s Office
a. Notification of closure of rotary fund 0895 for the Department of Water Resources effective January 4, 2005.

b. Notification of closure of rotary fund 0853 for the Idaho Industrial Commission effective January 21, 2005.

8. Attorney General
a. Notification that L. Diane Redal of the firm of Redal and Redal has been appointed pursuant to Idaho Code §67-1409 as a special deputy attorney general for the purpose of representing the State of Idaho, Department of Health & Welfare, Child Support Services Cases.

b. Notification that Randall A. Peterman of the firm of Moffatt, Thomas, Barrett, Rock & Fields 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 Quality Produce and Associated Business Entities-Idaho Department of Agriculture/Commodity Indemnity Account Fund.

c. Notification that J. Kevin West of the firm of Hall, Farley, Oberrecht & Blanton has been appointed pursuant to Idaho Code §67-1409 as a special deputy attorney general for the purpose of performing legal research and analysis for the Idaho Department of Administration, Office of Group Insurance.

d. Notification that Timothy J. Schneider with the Cassia County Prosecutor’s 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 in the Rosa Ochoa Real Property Forfeiture.

e. Notification that Laurie B. Gaffney of the firm of Beard, St. Clair, Gaffney, McNamara & Calder has been appointed pursuant to Idaho Code §67-1409 as a special deputy attorney general for the purpose of representing the State of Idaho, Lysager, et al. v. Prison Health Serv., Inc., et al., Case No. CV-04-5570-PL.

f. Notification that Deputy Attorney General Melissa Moody has been approved additional outside employment at Boise State University in an educational program conducted under the supervision of the State Board of Education pursuant to Idaho Code §59-512.

9. State Insurance Fund
a. Estimate of the State Insurance Fund expenses to be paid by sight drafts for the month of December 2004.

      Estimated expenditure for workers compensation claim costs, dividends and premium refunds
$15,000,000.00
    Funds Expended in November:
    Workers Compensation Claim Costs
$8,717,162.28
    Dividend
$182.00
    Commissions
$18,265.20
    Policy Refunds
$260,246.10
    Total
$8,995,855.58

b. Estimate of the Petroleum Clean Water Trust Fund expenses to be paid by sight draft for the month of December 2004.
      Estimated expenditure for Petroleum Storage Tank Fund
$750,000.00
    Funds Expended in November:
    Payroll
$61,759.99
    Operations
$11,781.83
    Claim Costs
$346,687.57
    Total
$420,299.39

c. Estimate of the State Insurance Fund expenses to be paid by sight drafts for the month of January 2005.

      Estimated expenditure for workers compensation claim costs, dividends and premium refunds
$20,000,000.00
    Funds Expended in December:
    Workers Compensation Claim Costs
$10,355,341.04
    Dividend
$0
    Commissions
$2,886,632.03
    Policy Refunds
$149,963.74
    Total
$13,919,936.81

d. Estimate of the Petroleum Clean Water Trust Fund expenses to be paid by sight draft for the month of January 2005.
      Estimated expenditure for Petroleum Storage Tank Fund
$750,000.00
    Funds Expended in December:
    Payroll
$88,623.88
    Operations
$21,474.40
    Claim Costs
$121,074.58
    Total
$231,172.58

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.


__________/s/ Dirk Kempthorne________
Dirk Kempthorne, Chairman of the Board and
Governor of the State of Idaho







__________/s/ Keith Johnson____________
Keith Johnson, Secretary of the Board and
Idaho State Controller

Minutes of State Board of Examiners or the Subcommittee Meetings

The secretary to the board prepares preliminary minutes as a courtesy for the reader. Preliminary minutes have not been approved by the State Board of Examiners or its subcommittee and do not constitute the official minutes of the meeting. The minutes become official after approval at a subsequent meeting. Should you have any questions regarding these minutes, please contact brdexam@sco.state.id.us or call the Idaho State Controller’s Office at 334-3100.


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