STATE BOARD OF EXAMINERS
September 10, 2002 – 8:55 a.m.
JRW East Conference Room
Governor Dirk Kempthorne, Chairman of the Board
Secretary of State Pete Cenarrusa
State Controller J. D. Williams, Secretary of the Board
Attorney General Al Lance
Sub-Committee members Attending:
Brian Whitlock, Office of Governor
Ben Ysursa, Office of Secretary of State
Keith Johnson, Office of State Controller
1. Approval of minutes for August 20, 2002 State Board of Examiners.
2. IDAHO STATE POLICE
Request for authorization to sell three vehicles to Linett Aviation for the same amount that they would charge Idaho public agencies without going through the advertising process, but adhering to the provisions of the Surplus Property declaration and disposal authorization procedures. Linett Aviation plans to use the vehicles exclusively for the transport of prisoners for public agencies. They are requesting to purchase the vehicles from ISP since they are already outfitted for prisoner transport and are equipped for the safety of the officer.
3. DEPARTMENT OF LANDS
Request for authorization to lift the vacation cap for the following six department employees until December 31, 2002. Due to overtime from the Douglas-fir Tussock Moth Project and fire activity, one individual has surpassed the annual leave limit and several others are in danger of losing earned leave.
BUREAU OF HAZARDOUS MATERIALS
Ed Warner Tom Johnson
Steve Cuvala John Lillehaug
Jim Nichols David Beckman
Request for authorization to issue deficiency warrants for reimbursement of response costs incurred, pursuant to Idaho Code 39-7110.
BUREAU OF HAZARDOUS MATERIALS REPORT FOR AUGUST 2002
White powder at Smoky Canyon mine
Explosive residue in a gutter
Lab in a van
Containers abandoned along side road
15. PANHANDLE HEALTH DISTRICT
Request for authorization to pay 71.7 hours compensatory time for Susan Gentry, Home Health Nurse in the Benewah County-St. Maries area, accrued January 1, 2002 to present. Mrs. Gentry has been working an excessive amount of overtime in order to take care of the patients because a Home Health Nurse from the Benewah County office quit several months ago to accept a higher paying position. They are actively recruiting to fill the position but have been unable to attract any nurses due to the extreme nursing shortage in the area and their inability to pay the present competitive nursing wages.
16. Notification that John B. Ingelstrom of the firm of Racine, Olson, Nye, Budge & Bailey has been appointed as a special deputy attorney general for the purpose of representing the State of Idaho in the Evans, et al. v. State of Idaho, et al., Supreme Court No. 95-50609; State File No. L95-0067-001, pursuant to Idaho Code §67-1409.
17. Notification that Wynn R. Mosman of Mosman Law Offices has been appointed as a special deputy attorney general for the purpose of representing the State of Idaho in various cases before the Industrial Commission, pursuant to Idaho Code §67-1409.
18. Notification that Paul Augustine of the firm Hall, Farley, Oberrecht & Blanton has been appointed as a special deputy attorney general for the purpose of representing the State of Idaho in various cases before the Industrial Commission, pursuant to Idaho Code §67-1409.
Secretary of State Pete Cenarrusa made a motion to recommend approval of the Consent Agenda. Governor Dirk Kempthorne seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.
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