STATE BOARD OF EXAMINERS
Tuesday, March 11, 1997 - 8:55 a.m.
JRW East Conference Room
The regular meeting of the State Board of Examiners was held March 11, 1997 at 8:55 a.m. in the JRW East Conference Room.
Governor Philip E. Batt, Chairman of the Board
Attorney General Alan G. Lance
Secretary of State Pete T. Cenarrusa
State Controller and Secretary of the Board J. D. Williams
Sub-Committee members present:
Mike Brassey, Office of Governor
H. W. Turner, Office of State Controller
1. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
Request for authorization to reimburse moving expenses up to a maximum of $1,000 to facilitate recruitment of an Agrichemical Field Representative. Mr. Rodney Gabehart is the number one candidate on the register for this particular position.
2. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND WELFARE
Request for authorization to reimburse moving expenses not to exceed $5,000 for the Psychiatrist position at State Hospital North.
3. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
Request for authorization to use Penalty and Interest monies to purchase real property in Lewiston, Idaho at 316 12th Street to provide adequate parking for the Job Service office.
DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND GAME
4. Request for relief from payment for Magic Valley Regional Office in the amount of $136.00 for fourteen (14) 1995 licenses they cannot locate. The Department recommends relief should be granted.
5. Request for relief from payment for Southeast Regional Office in the amount of $207.50 for nineteen (19) 1995 licenses they cannot locate. The Department recommends relief should be granted.
6. ADA COUNTY SHERIFF
Request for reimbursement of costs incurred in the transport of prisoners for court appearances for calendar year 1996 in the amount of $3,016.92 pursuant to Idaho Code 31-2219 and 31-3203. Legislative Services has audited this claim and recommends payment of $2,942.72.
7. ADA COUNTY PROSECUTOR
Request for reimbursement of closed cases handled by the Ada County Prosecutor dealing with the prosecution of State Penitentiary inmates for 1996 in the amount of $4,362.03. Legislative Services has audited this claim and recommends payment of $4,362.03.
8. DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION
Request for approval of Recognition of Assignment as executed by Assignor Bison Environmental and Assignee Fulcrum Environmental Consulting, Inc., both of Spokane, Washington, for a July 13, 1994 contract (as amended) regarding asbestos abatement services (site surveys, bid preparation and solicitation, construction administration, etc.)
9. STATE CONTROLLER’S OFFICE
Request for approval of increased financial transaction fee rates for Divisions of Statewide Accounting and Statewide Payroll for the remainder of FY 97, retroactive to March 1, 1997 to fund Year 2000 conversion activities. This will affect non-general fund agencies only. The total amounts to be charged now for both reflect the cap rates as recommended by JFAC.
Statewide Accounting $ .36 per accounting transaction
Statewide Payroll $3.50 per employee per payroll
10. STATE INSURANCE FUND
Estimate of the State Insurance Fund expenses to be paid by sight drafts for the month of February 1997, pursuant to Idaho Code 72-927.
Estimated expenditures for workers compensation
claim costs, dividends and premium refunds $ 7,000,000.00
Funds expended in January 1997:
Workers Compensation Claim Costs $ 4,831,481.54
Policy Refunds 942,172.14
Estimate of the Petroleum Storage Tank Fund expenses to be paid by sight drafts for the month of February 1997, pursuant to Idaho Code 41-4919.
Estimated expenditures for Petroleum
Storage Tank Fund $ 500,000.00
Funds expended in January, 1997:
Continuing Appropriations 97.46
PSTF Claim Costs 134,566.31
Motion to approve the Consent Agenda was made by Secretary of State Pete T. Cenarrusa and seconded by Attorney General Al Lance. Motion passed unanimously.
WHEREUPON THE MEETING OF THE STATE BOARD OF EXAMINERS was adjourned, subject to the call of the Chairman.
Governor Philip E. Batt
Chairman of the Board
J. D. Williams, Secretary to the Board
and State Controller