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MINUTES
STATE BOARD OF EXAMINERS
May 9, 2000 – 8:55 a.m.
JRW East Conference Room

Members Attending:
      Governor Dirk Kempthorne, Chairman of the Board
      Secretary of State Pete T. Cenarrusa
      State Controller and Secretary of the Board J. D. Williams

Member Absent:
      Attorney General Al Lance

Sub-Committee members Attending:
      Darrell Manning, Office of the Governor
      David High, Office of Attorney General
      Keith Johnson, Office of State Controller


CONSENT AGENDA

    BUREAU OF HAZARDOUS MATERIALS
1. Incident 2000-65 – Request for authorization to issue deficiency warrants in the amount of $1,047.25 for reimbursement of response costs incurred when emergency response teams assisted in a CIB drug lab incident on January 6, 2000 in Pocatello, Idaho, pursuant to Idaho Code §39-7110.

2. Incident 2000-139 – Request for authorization to issue deficiency warrants in the amount of $732.25 for reimbursement of response costs incurred when emergency response teams assisted in a hazardous materials incident on January 12, 2000 at I90 MP 36, Shoshone County, Idaho involving a diesel spill, pursuant to Idaho Code §39-7110.

3. Incident 2000-142 – Request for authorization to issue deficiency warrants in the amount of $111.80 for reimbursement of response costs incurred when emergency response teams assisted in a hazardous materials incident on January 13, 2000 at 3655 N. Cedarbloom, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho involving a suspected drug lab, pursuant to Idaho Code §39-7110.

4. Incident 2000-145 – Request for authorization to issue deficiency warrants in the amount of $712.77 for reimbursement of response costs incurred when emergency response teams assisted in a hazardous materials incident on January 13, 2000 at 470604 Hwy 95 S. Sagle, Bonner County, Idaho, involving a suspected drug lab, pursuant to Idaho Code §39-7110.

5. Incident 2000-259 – Request for authorization to issue deficiency warrants in the amount of $1,835.96 for reimbursement of response costs incurred when emergency response teams assisted in a hazardous materials incident on January 21, 2000 at 4767 Whitaker, Chubbuck, Bannock County, Idaho involving a suspected drug lab, pursuant to Idaho Code §39-7110.

6. Incident 2000-332 – Request for authorization to issue deficiency warrants in the amount of $524.61 for reimbursement of response costs incurred when emergency response teams assisted in a hazardous materials incident on January 20, 2000 at 1112 A St., Coeur d’Alene, Kootenai County, Idaho involving a suspected drug lab, pursuant to Idaho Code §39-7110.

7. Incident 2000-340 – Request for authorization to issue deficiency warrants in the amount of $492.54 for reimbursement of response costs incurred when emergency response teams assisted in a CIB drug lab incident on January 5, 2000 in Sandpoint, Idaho, pursuant to Idaho Code §39-7110.

    DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION

8. Request for authorization to pay accrued compensatory time for the following employees who have been involved in time-saving and worthwhile projects over the past several years, in addition to performing regular services.
        Marylou Daley Financial Specialist 245.10 hours
        Mike Mead Sr IT Network Analyst 64.80 hours
        James Price Communications Manager 92.00 hours
        Kathy Uhiling Postal Services Manager 42.20 hours

9. Request for approval of Recognition of Assignment as executed by Assignor EnviroSearch International, Inc., Boise, Idaho and Assignee Millennium Science & Engineering, Inc., McLean, Virginia, for Environmental Consulting Services as described in DPW Project numbers 95-802, 95-803, 98-804, 98-816 & 98-818, pursuant to Idaho Code § 67-1027


10. UNIVERSITY OF IDAHO

    Request for authorization to (1) waive Moving Policy Rate Schedule V. Household Goods Weight Limitations (policy allows up to 15,000 maximum pounds) and (2) reimburse Dean David Thompson for additional moving expenses of $9,068.66. Dr. Thompson was hired as Dean of the College of Engineering effective July 1, 1999 and received approval from the Board to reimburse up to $13,000 in moving expenses.
    11. BOISE STATE UNIVERSITY

      Request for authorization to reimburse moving expenses in excess of the established policy for the following:

      Name Department Total Cost Allowable Difference
        John Gardner Engineering $8,500.00 $5,000.00 $3,500.00
        Kenneth Lawler Athletics $5,500.00 $5,000.00 $ 500.00
      Keith Paperfuss Office Info Tech $8,500.00 $5,000.00 $3,500.00
      Jeffrey Grimes Athletics $7,250.00 $5,000.00 $2,250.00
      Joyce Garrett Education $8,500.00 $5,000.00 $3,500.00


    12. IDAHO STATE LOTTERY
      Request for authorization to extend the time period for the annual leave cap to be lifted for Marjie Goar-Kenney, IT Systems Analyst Senior. On September 14, 1999 the Board of Examiners approved lifting annual leave caps until March 2000 for employees working in the Information Systems Department. The department is requesting an extension of the March 2000 date for Marjie Goar-Kenney until August 2000.


    13. MILITARY DIVISION
      Request for approval of National Guard Reimbursement billing for Compensation and Medical payments for the period January 1 through March 31, 2000, pursuant to Idaho Code § 72-928. A recent legislative audit noted the quarterly billings have not been submitted to the Board of Examiners.

      DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

    14. Request for authorization to pay compensatory time for the following employees, accrued during the set-up and implementation of the Integrated Financial Management System, which took place in calendar year 1997 and 1998. It is difficult for these individuals to take this time off along with their vacation time.

    Harold Baxter 288.5 hours
    Wallace C. Cahoon 146.5 hours
    Richard W. Cate 108.0 hours
    Kathyren D. Chase 231.0 hours
    Suzanne Hawkins 100.0 hours
    Mary Mangum 451.0 hours
    Ron Magnum 429.0 hours

    15. Request for approval of Recognition of Assignment as executed by Assignor Promark, Inc., and Assignee Bitterroot Valley Bank, both of Lolo, Montana, for Idaho District 5 and 5 Pavement Marking IMG-0005(105) and IMG-006(104), pursuant to Idaho Code § 67-1027.

      STATE CONTROLLER’S OFFICE

    16. Request for authorization to implement House Bill 594 using the same treatment as was approved by the Board on July 6, 1999 for House Bill 37. The system will be modified to insure that no additional sick, annual leave or credited state service will accrue when an employee takes Earned Administrative Leave (EAL). A one-time program will search the file for EAL balances and calculate the amount of accruals to be applied to credited state service, and the sick and vacation leave balances. For those employees who have vacation balances near the limit, the same procedure as the comp time conversion would be used, convert any overage to EAL, which then may be used for leave.


    17. Request for authorization to pay 80.0 hours accrued compensatory time for Rocky Bencken, IT Network Analyst, Bureau of Local Area Network, Division of Computer Services. Rocky has been unable to take this time off and has almost reached his maximum vacation accrual limits.

      ATTORNEY GENERAL

    18. Notification that Anne Goodwin Crump of the Virginia firm of Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth, PLC has been appointed as a special deputy attorney for the purpose of representing Idaho Public Television in digital television applications before the Federal Communications Communication (FCC)., pursuant to Idaho Code § 67-1409.

    19. Notification that Rex Blackburn of the firm of Evans Keane, LLP, and Shane O. Bengoechea, Attorney at Law, have been appointed as special deputy attorneys general for the purpose of representing the Idaho Department of Administration in the Primary Health Network, Inc. v. State of Idaho, Department of Administration, Case No. CV-OC-99-04127D, pursuant to Idaho Code § 67-1409.


    Secretary of State Pete T. Cenarrusa made a motion to recommend approval of the Consent Agenda. Governor Kempthorne seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.

    INFORMATIONAL AGENDA
      STATE INSURANCE FUND

    20. Estimate of the State Insurance Fund expenses to be paid by sight drafts for the month of April 2000.
        Estimated expenditure for workers $7,500,000.00
        compensation claim costs, dividends
        and premium refunds

      Funds Expended in March 2000:

        Workers Compensation Claim Costs $ 7,183,088.12
        Dividend 29,253.04
        Commissions
        Policy Refunds 206,478.78
        Total $ 7,418,819.94
    21. Estimate of the Petroleum Storage Tank Fund expenses to be paid by sight draft for the month of April 2000.

        Estimated expenditures for $750,000.00
        Petroleum Storage Tank Fund
      Fund expended in March 2000:

        Payroll $ 80,052.67
        Operations 47,705.19
        Claim Costs 141,279.28
        Total $269,037.14

    WHEREUPON THE MEETING OF THE STATE BOARD OF EXAMINERS was adjourned, subject to the call of the Chairman.

                                ________________________________
                                Governor Dirk Kempthorne
                                Chairman of the Board

    ______________________________________
    J. D. Williams, Secretary to the Board
    and State Controller
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