C.L. "Butch"
Otter
Governor
Lawerence
Denney
Secretary of
State
Lawrence
Wasden
Attorney
General
Brandon D
D Woolf
State
Controller,
Secretary
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STATE BOARD OF EXAMINERS
MINUTES – Regular Meeting
Borah Post Office Building
204 N. 8th Street, 2nd Floor Courtroom
February 13, 2007 – 8:55 a.m.

The regular meeting of the State Board of Examiners was called to order at 204 N. 8th Street, Boise, Idaho, at 8:55a.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, and Attorney General Lawrence Wasden. Secretary of State Ben Ysursa was not present. State Controller Donna M. Jones, secretary to the board, recorded the proceedings of the meeting.


CONSENT AGENDA
Ms. Jones introduced the items on the consent agenda.

1. Minutes—Approved
Approval of official minutes for the meeting of the Subcommittee to the Board of
Examiners on December 12, 2006.

2. Idaho State Historical Society –Approved
Request for special permission to allow partial reimbursement of housing expenses while
Keith Petersen serves as the Interim Executive Director of the Society.

Resolution: Mr. Wasden moved to approve item 2. Mr. Otter seconded the motion.
The motion carried on a unanimous voice vote.

3. Department of Agriculture –Approved
Request approval for deficiency warrant spending authority for the following items:
a. Potato Cyst Nematode Survey, Detection and Eradication Program - $1,800,000.
b. Potato Tuberworm Survey, Detection and Eradication Program - $50,000.
c. Brown Garden Snail Survey, Detection and Eradication Program - $15,000.
d. Survey, Detection and Eradication Programs for Pests and Diseases - $75,000.
For a total of $1,940,000.

Resolution: Mr. Wasden moved to approve item 3. Mr. Otter seconded the motion.
The motion carried on a unanimous voice vote.

4. Military Division –Approved
a. Request for approval pursuant to Idaho Code §72-928 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 $24,079.27.
b. Ratification of military contract NGBID-07-C-0003 Building 561 – Vehicle Exhaust System Upgrade

Resolution: Mr. Wasden moved to approve item 4. Mr. Otter seconded the motion.
The motion carried on a unanimous voice vote.

5. Health and Welfare –Approved
    Request that $122,538,900.00 be transferred from the General Fund to the Cooperative Welfare Fund #0220 during the third quarter of Fiscal Year 2007.
Resolution: Mr. Wasden moved to approve item 5. Mr. Otter seconded the motion.
The motion carried on a unanimous voice vote.

    6. Bureau of Homeland Security, Division of Military, Executive Office of Governor –Approved
    ID #
    Description
    Amount
    Comments
    Date to Board
      2006-00253
    HazMat
    $380.52
    Incident at 2700 E. Lincoln Rd. in Idaho Falls, involving a dump truck that ran over a metal rail, puncturing the fuel tank and leaking approximately 50 gallons of fuel onto the ground.
    1/2/06
      2006-00256
    Drug Lab
    $1,440.45
    Incident at 688 Als Welding Drive in Spirit Lake involving a suspected drug lab.
    1/2/06
      2006-00257
    HazMat
    $2,518.18
    Incident involving a dump truck that hit a commercial vehicle hauling a 38-foot cabin cruiser boat, resulting in a diesel, hydraulic fluid and oil spill.
    1/2/06
      2006-00269
    HazMat
    $143.45
    Incident in Hayden involving a motor vehicle accident that resulted in a diesel spill.
    1/2/06
    TOTALS
    $4,482.60

    Resolution: Mr. Wasden moved to approve item 6. Mr. Otter seconded the motion.
    The motion carried on a unanimous voice vote.

    INFORMATIONAL AGENDA

    7. Attorney General.

      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 representation of PERSI in investment-related transactional matters that include, but are not limited to, PERSI’s private equity and private real estate investments.

      b. Notification that Paul Madden of the firm of 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 and regulatory issues related to plan qualification and compliance, as needed and when requested by PERSI.

      c. Notification that Robert J. Burke, of the firm of Oles, Morrison, Rinker & Baker, LLP in Seattle, Washington 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 the matter of Entranco, Inc., Case No. 05-18793-SJS, Washington Bankruptcy Court.

      d. 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 case of Stoddard v. Indust.

      e. Notification that Mary V. York of the firm of Holland & Hart, LLP, has been appointed pursuant to Idaho Code §67-1409 as a Special Deputy Attorney General for the purpose of researching, analyzing legal issues, and advising the Idaho Transportation Department, as well as representing the Department in administrative and/or judicial proceedings, related to the Connecting Idaho Program.

      f. 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 case of Treshow v. Indust.

      g. Notification that John W. Barrett of the firm of Moffatt, Thomas, Barrett, Rock & Fields, Chtd., has been appointed pursuant to Idaho Code §67-1409 as a Special Deputy Attorney General for the purpose of representing Judge Deborah A. Bail in the case of State of Idaho v. Fourth Judicial Court and District Judge Deborah A. Bail.

      h. Notification that Michael Winget-Hernandez, Winget-Hernandez, LLC, in Austin, Texas has been appointed pursuant to Idaho Code §67-1409 as Special Deputy Attorney General to participate on behalf of the State of Idaho in the investigation of refund and settlement negotiations arising out of, and, if necessary, in a litigation filed against some or all of the members of the pharmaceutical industry related to the industry’s use of “average wholesale price” drug price methodology.

    Resolution: Mr. Wasden moved to approve item 7. Mr. Otter seconded the motion.
    The motion carried on a unanimous voice vote.

    8. State Insurance Fund—Approved

      a. Estimate of the State Insurance Fund expenses to be paid by sight drafts for the month of December, 2006.
          Estimated expenditure for workers compensation claim costs, dividends and premium refunds
      $25,000,000.00
        Funds Expended in November, 2006
        Workers Compensation Claim Costs
      9,691,775.98
        Dividend
      00
        Commissions
      00
        Policy Refunds
      449,802.72
        Total
      10,141,578.70
      b. Estimate of the Petroleum Clean Water Trust Fund expenses to be paid by sight draft for the month of December, 2006.
          Estimated expenditure for Petroleum Clean Water Trust Fund
      $750,000.00
        Funds Expended in November, 2006:
        Payroll
      59,686.17
        Operations
      14,465.65
        Claim Costs
      246,755.08
        Total
      320,906.90

      c. Estimate of the State Insurance Fund expenses to be paid by sight drafts for the month of January, 2006.
          Estimated expenditure for workers compensation claim costs, dividends and premium refunds
      18,000,000.00
        Funds Expended in December, 2006
        Workers Compensation Claim Costs
      13,213,009.83
        Dividend
      14,471,062.81
        Commissions
      3,610,061.54
        Policy Refunds
      403,094.10
        Total
      31,697,228.28
      d. Estimate of the Petroleum Clean Water Trust Fund expenses to be paid by sight draft for the month of January, 2006.
          Estimated expenditure for Petroleum Clean Water Trust Fund
      $750,000.00
        Funds Expended in December, 2006:
        Payroll
      96,587.89
        Operations
      24,732.07
        Claim Costs
      156,941.40
        Total
      278,261.36


    Resolution: Mr. Wasden moved to approve item 8. Mr. Otter seconded the motion.
    The motion carried on a unanimous voice vote.


    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 9:05 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


    Minutes of State Board of Examiners or the Subcommittee Meetings

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