STATE BOARD OF EXAMINERS
MINUTES – REGULAR MEETING
Borah Post Office Building
204 N. 8th Street, 2nd Floor Courtroom
July 11, 2006
The regular meeting of the State Board of Examiners was called to order at 204 N. 8th Street, Boise, Idaho, at 9:09 a.m. pursuant to Idaho Code §67-2002 and by order of the chair.
The following board members were present: Governor Jim Risch, chairman of the board; Secretary of State Ben Ysursa; and Attorney General Lawrence Wasden was present via telephone. State Controller Keith Johnson, secretary to the board, recorded the proceedings of the meeting.
Governor Risch 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 July 11, 2006.
2. Department of Administration – Approved
a. Request for recognition of assignment pursuant to Idaho Code §67-1027 from Leadville Partners to Eagle Holdings, LLC.
b. Request for recognition of assignment pursuant to Idaho Code §67-1027 from G. Paul Menyharth to Timothy T. Latta and Irene M. Latta and Ascot, LLC.
3. Ada County Sheriff – Approved
Request for approval pursuant to Idaho Code §31-2219, and Idaho Code §31-3203, for prisoners sentenced to ISCI and transported by the Ada County Sheriff upon a Judgment of Conviction or a return on a Board Warrant for June 1, 2005 through May 31, 2006:
Mileage at $.40 per mile---$4,737.48
Mileage at $.25 per mile---$4,943.12
TOTAL OF CLAIM: $9,680.60
4. Military Division – Approved
a. Request for approval pursuant to Idaho Code §67-5329(3) (now §67-5328) for continuance of cash payment of comp-time earned by the Bureau of Homeland Security personnel and others as assigned and deployed in federally and state declared disasters.
b. Request for approval pursuant to Idaho Code §72-928 for payment of workers’ compensation claims for members of the Idaho National Guard resulting while the soldier was on duty in the amount of $5,523.90.
8. Bureau of Homeland Security, 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.
||Description||Amount||Comments||Date to Board|
||HazMat||$7,069.27||Incident on Highway 28, milepost 120 near Salmon involving a semi truck rollover, spilling approximately 500-800 gallons of diesel.|
Incident date: 3/9/06
||HazMat||$11,904.23||Incident at Lake City High School in Coeur d’Alene, involving a Mercury spill. A student had brought in several vials of Mercury that he had obtained from a dentist office. The Mercury was shared with many other student which caused quite extensive contamination.|
Incident date: 3/22/06.
||HazMat||$166.64||Incident in Elmore County at mile post 74 involving a prilled green material was found on the highway by Idaho State Police. Spiller is unknown.|
Incident date: 3/31/06
||Drug Lab||2,727.99||Incident in Viola, Idaho involving a suspected meth lab.|
Incident date: 4/4/06
5. Fiscal Policy Advisory Committee
Notification that the IRS has published new rules in how long an employee can wait to turn in an expense report. There is a safe harbor of 60 days for the employee to substantiate or account for expenses after they are paid or incurred, but the regulations also provide a periodic statement rule that gives an employee 120 days to substantiate additional expenses after receiving a statement from the employer showing any excess amounts, or to return any amounts to which they were not entitled.
6. Attorney General
a. Notification that Alfred E. Barrus, Prosecutor with the Cassia County Prosecutor’s Office 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 Rosa N. Ochoa Real Property Forfeiture.
b. Notification that Robert D. Williams with the firm of Quane Smith, LLP, has been appointed pursuant to Idaho Code §67-1409 as a Special Deputy Attorney General for the purpose of representing the Acting Director of the Idaho Department of Insurance (Department), Shad Priest, in his capacity as Statutory Liquidator in the case of Prestridge, et al. v. Searle, et al.
c. Notification that J. Kevin West with the firm of Hall, Farley, Oberrecht & Blanton, PA, has been appointed pursuant to Idaho Code §67-1409 as a Special Deputy Attorney General for the purpose of conducting certain legal research for the State of Idaho, Idaho Department of Administration, and the Office of Group Insurance (Department).
d. Notification that Peter J. Johnson with Johnson Law Group in Spokane, 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 in the case of Worzala v. Idaho State Police, et al.
e. Notification that Richard A. Hearn of the firm of Racine, Olson, Nye, Budge & Bailey, Chtd., 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 Davis v. Idaho Transportation Department, et al.
7. State Insurance Fund
a. Estimate of the State Insurance Fund expenses to be paid by sight drafts for the month of June, 2006.
Estimated expenditure for workers compensation claim costs, dividends and premium refunds
Funds Expended in June, 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 June, 2006.
Estimated expenditure for Petroleum Clean Water Trust Fund
Funds Expended in June, 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 9:10 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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