STATE BOARD OF EXAMINERS
MINUTES – REGULAR MEETING
Borah Post Office Building
204 N. 8th Street, 2nd Floor Courtroom
May 9, 2006
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 Jim Risch, chairman of the board; Secretary of State Ben Ysursa; and Attorney General Lawrence Wasden.
State Controller Keith Johnson, secretary to the board, recorded the proceedings of the meeting.
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.
1. Minutes – Approved
Approval of official minutes for the meeting of the Board of Examiners on April 11, 2006.
2. Department of Administration – Approved
a. Request for recognition of assignment pursuant to Idaho Code §67-1027 from Meridian Marketplace LLC to Everett Davis.
b. Request for recognition of assignment pursuant to Idaho Code §67-1027 from Linc Leasing to Odiaga Rentals.
3. Department of Agriculture – Approved
Request for approval for deficiency warrant spending authority for the following items:
Total expenses $50,000
1. Potato Cyst Nematode Survey, Detection and Eradication Program
Personnel Cost $100,000
Operating Expenses $200,000
Total Expenses $300,000
2. Potato Tuberworm Survey, Detection and Eradication Program
Personnel Cost $40,000
Operating Expenses $60,000
Total expenses $100,000
3. Brown Garden Snail Survey, Detection and Eradication Program
Personnel Cost $15,000
Operating Expenses $35,000
4. Survey, Detection and Eradication Programs for Pests and Diseases
Total expenses $50,000
Personnel Cost $20,000
Operating Expenses $30,000
4. Bureau of Hazardous Materials, Division of Military, Executive Office Of Governor – Approved
Request for authorization to issue deficiency warrants for reimbursement of response costs pursuant to Idaho Code §39-7110.
Date to Board
|Incident in Lewiston, Idaho involving a suspected meth lab.|
Incident date: 1/11/06
|Incident at BYU-Idaho in Rexburg, involving what was thought to possibly be a fire in a storage building containing multiple hazardous materials. The hazmat team found several jars of a White Phosphorous that had corroded the containers and leaked out.|
Incident date: 1/19/06.
|Incident in Old Town, Idaho involving a suspected meth lab.|
Incident date: 1/27/06
|Incident on I-90 at milepost 68 near Mullan, Idaho involving a semi-truck accident, resulting in a diesel spill of approximately 100 gallons.|
Incident date: 1/28/06
Mr. Johnson introduced the items on the regular agenda.
8. Secretary of State – Approved
Request to lift the maximum limit for vacation accrual for Marilyn Johnson, Administrative Secretary for the Secretary of State, with the understanding that Ms. Johnson will once again be below the maximum by October 1, 2006.
Discussion: Mr. Ysursa said, pursuant to statute, the Board of Examiners can lift the maximum on vacation accrual and asked that the vacation cap be lifted for Ms. Johnson until October 1, 2006. Mr. Ysursa said Ms. Johnson is picking up extra work do to a recent retirement in the Secretary of State’s office and she will be unable to take vacation because of election time responsibilities such as campaign reports and canvassing. Mr. Ysursa said Ms. Johnson should be able to take some time off mid July and will get her time down before October.
Resolutions: Mr. Wasden moved to approve the regular agenda as recommended in its entirety; Mr. Ysursa seconded the motion. The motion carried by unanimous voice vote.
5. State Moving Policy and Procedures
a. In accordance with the State Moving Policy section III.E, all agencies are required to report any moving reimbursements incurred by their agency during calendar year 2005. Enclosed is the 2005 Moving Reimbursement Expense Report.
b. Legislative Update
6. Attorney General
a. 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 representing the Idaho Transportation Department in the case of State of Idaho vs. BCM&W Family Limited Partnership, Case No. CV-2004-0006335.
b. 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 representing the Idaho Transportation Department in case of State of Idaho vs. Poleline Properties, LLC, Case No. CV-2005-0000016.
c. 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 case of Mericle v. Indust. Special Indem. Fund, IC# 05-503854, ISIF# 2006-1769.
7. State Insurance Fund
a. Estimate of the State Insurance Fund expenses to be paid by sight drafts for the month of April, 2006.
Estimated expenditure for workers compensation claim costs, dividends and premium refunds
Funds Expended in March, 2006
Workers Compensation Claim Costs
b. Estimate of the Petroleum Clean Water Trust Fund expenses to be paid by sight draft for the month of April, 2006.
Estimated expenditure for Petroleum Clean Water Trust Fund
Funds Expended in March, 2006:
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 9:03 a.m.
__________/s/ Jim Risch________
Jim Risch, Chairman of the Board and
Governor of the State of Idaho
__________/s/ Keith Johnson____________
Keith Johnson, Secretary of the Board and
Idaho State Controller
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