STATE BOARD OF EXAMINERS
MINUTES – Regular Meeting
July 17, 2012 – 8:55 a.m.
State Capitol Lower Level, West Wing
Senate and House Auditorium Room WW02
The regular meeting of the State Board of Examiners was called to order pursuant to Idaho Code §67-2002 and by the order of the chair.
The following board members were present: Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter, Secretary of State, Ben Ysursa by phone and Attorney General Lawrence Wasden. Brandon Woolf, Acting State Controller, recorded the proceedings of the meeting.
Mr. Woolf introduced the consent agenda items.
Mr. Wasden moved to approve the consent agenda. Mr. Ysursa seconded the motion. The motion passed on unanimous voice vote.
Approval of official minutes for the meeting of the Board of Examiners on June 19, 2012.
2. Department of Administration – Approved
Request for recognition of assignment according to Idaho Code 67-1027 from Frances Wilson to Eureka Ridge Developments, LLC. (Idaho State Liquor Division is the Lessee.)
3. Bureau of Homeland Security – Approved
Date to Board
2012-00055 Haz Mat – Fuel Spill $156.00 Response to commercial fuel spill. (IDAHO COUNTY)
Responsible party paid in full.
Haz Mat – Chemical Spill
Response to chemical spill resulting from auto accident. (BINGHAM COUNTY)
Haz Mat – Suspected Drug Lab
Response to a suspected drug lab. (CANYON COUNTY)
2012-00075 Haz Mat – Chemical Release $1,181.00 Response to chemical release caused by fire at commercial facility. (IDAHO COUNTY)
Responsible party paid in full.
4. Military Division – Approved
Ratification of two military contracts:
a. NGBID-12-C-0009 for State of Idaho Military Division project: Overhead to Underground Power Distribution – Edgemead
b. NGBID-12-C-0010 for State of Idaho Military Division project: Repair Attic and Bathroom – Building 520
5. Department of Health and Welfare – Approved
Request that $155,436,300 be transferred from the General Fund to the Cooperative Welfare fund #0220 during the 1st Quarter of Fiscal Year 2013. In addition it is requested that $64,450 be transferred from the Drug Court, Mental Health & Family Court Services Fund #0340 to the Cooperative Welfare Fund #0220 during the 1st Quarter of Fiscal Year 2013.
6. Office of the Secretary of State – Approved
Request pursuant to Idaho Code 73-212 that the Board approve the annual distribution list for the Idaho Code and its supplements.
7. Idaho State Tax Commission and Office of the State Controller
Request approval pursuant to Idaho Code 67-1026 to offset vendor payments against seizure eligible State Tax Commission accounts, effective until specifically rescinded by the Board.
Discussion: Mr. Randy Tilley stated they would like to offset tax debt owed to the state. Currently the Department of Labor has been doing this. We are going to do this with liened tax debt owed to the state by vendors of the state. There are 156 potential vendors.
Mr. Wasden asked how these offsets come about.
Mr. Tilley responded that individuals are required to file their returns and they may not pay an amount due the state. We will assess and notify them. If they fail to protest the notification, the Tax Commission will put a lien on them.
Mr. Tilley said the majority of the payments collected from the offsets will go to the General Fund as per statute.
Resolution: Mr. Wasden moved to approve item 7. Mr. Ysursa seconded the motion. The motion carried on a unanimous voice vote.
8. Department of Fish and Game
Update on Conservation Officer David Silcock’s continued efforts to sell his property.
9. Office of the Attorney General
a. Notification that Paul J. Augustine of the firm of Augustine Law Offices, PLLC, has been appointed pursuant to Idaho Code §67-1409 as Special Deputy Attorney General for the purpose of representing the State of Idaho, Industrial Special Indemnity Fund, in the matter of Patricia Stone.
b. Notification that Randall R. Adams of the firm of Adams & Gaffaney, LLP, has been appointed pursuant to Idaho Code §67-1409 as Special Deputy Attorney General for the purpose of representing The Honorable John T. Mitchell in the case of Hayes v. Mitchell.
c. Notification that Paul J. Augustine of the firm of Augustine Law Offices, PLLC, has been appointed pursuant to Idaho Code §67-1409 as Special Deputy Attorney General for the purpose of representing the State of Idaho, Industrial Special Indemnity Fund, in the matter of William Thorsen.
d. Notification that Deputy Attorney General Shasta Kilminster-Hadley has accepted part-time outside employment at Concordia University School of Law in an educational program conducted under the supervision of the State Board of Education. She will teach a course in Legal Writing and Research two hours twice a week.
e. Notification that Peter J. Johnson of Johnson Law Group in Spokane, Washington, has been appointed pursuant to Idaho Code §67-1409 as Special Deputy Attorney General for the purpose of representing the State of Idaho and the Idaho Transportation Department in the case of Keenan v. State of Idaho, Department of Transportation.
10. State Insurance Fund
a. Estimate of the State Insurance Fund expenses to be paid by sight drafts for the month of
b. Estimate of the Petroleum Clean Water Trust Fund expenses to be paid by sight draft for the month of May, 2012.
Estimated expenditure for workers compensation claim costs, dividends and premium refunds
Funds Expended in May, 2012:
Workers Compensation Claim Costs
Estimated expenditure for Petroleum Clean Water Trust Fund
Funds Expended in May, 2012:
Mr. Wasden moved to adjourn the meeting at 9:07 a.m. Mr. Ysursa seconded the motion.
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The CONSENT AGENDA addresses routine items the board may approve without discussion.
The REGULAR AGENDA addresses policy and program items the board may wish to discuss prior to making a decision.
The INFORMATION AGENDA provides information only. The agendas are subject to change and the Board may move an item from one agenda to another.
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 9:07 a.m.
__________/s/ C.L. “Butch” Otter__________________/s/ Brandon Woolf ____________
C.L. “Butch” Otter, Chairman of the Board and
Governor of the State of Idaho
Brandon Woolf, Secretary of the Board and
Acting Idaho State Controller