STATE BOARD OF EXAMINERS
September 11, 2001 – 8:55 a.m.
JRW Building East Conference Room
Governor Dirk Kempthorne, Chairman of the Board
Secretary of State Pete Cenarrusa
State Controller and Secretary of the Board J. D. Williams
Sub-Committee Members Attending:
Brian Whitlock, Office of Governor
Ben Ysursa, Office of Secretary of State
Keith Johnson, Office of State Controller
Governor Dirk Kempthorne asked for a moment of silence in recognition of the terrorist attacks on New York City and Washington, D.C. this morning.
1. Approval of Minutes for August 7, 2001 State Board of Examiners Meeting.
2. BOISE STATE UNIVERSITY
Request for authorization to reimburse additional moving expenses of $669.39 for Dr. Richard Smith, Vice President Institutional Advancement, who is moving from Wichita, Kansas. The initial expenses of $5,000 were approved in December, 2000.
3. DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION
Request for the Board of Examiners to take custody and control of surplus real property in St. Anthony, Idaho and immediately transfer authority for its disposition to the Department of Administration in accordance with Idaho Code 67-5709A.
4. CENTRAL DISTRICT HEALTH DEPARTMENT
Request for authorization to pay 225.5 hours compensatory time for Mrs. Cindy Howarth, RN Manager. Mrs. Howarth earned the comp time as a result of a six-month vacancy in the RN Supervisor position when she began work on September 1, 1999, and because of the new demands from the Governor’s immunization initiative. She has a vacation balance of 140.3 hours and it would be difficult to take off these accrued hours and maintain her program responsibilities.
5. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND WELFARE
Request for authorization to reimburse moving expenses up to $10,000 for two Physicians, Psychiatric Specialty positions at the State Hospital South. The potential applicants live in North Carolina, Wyoming, Colorado and Canada.
6. BUREAU OF OCCUPATIONAL LICENSES
Request for authorization to lift the vacation cap for six months for Budd A. Hetrick, Jr., Deputy Bureau Chief. In June, 2001 Governor Kempthorne appointed Tom Limbaugh, Chief of the Bureau, to the Industrial Commission. Mr. Hedrick has assumed the duties of Chief, as well as Deputy Bureau Chief, until the Governor appoints a replacement. He has accrued the maximum 336 hours allowable annual leave as of June 23, 2001 and his compensatory balance is over 100 hours and continues to grow.
16. STATE CONTROLLER’S OFFICE- REVISION OF SURPLUS PROPERTY POLICY
BUREAU OF HAZARDOUS MATERIALS – Gary Ward
Bureau of Hazardous Materials Report for August 2001
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|Drug lab in car|
|Pipe bombs by bridge|
on hold from August8/16/2001
|Drug Lab in car|
|Drug Lab in car|
|Chemical Spill $432.54|
$300.00 paid by spiller
Proposed revisions of the Surplus Property Policy to address policy questions and to accommodate the upcoming online declaration format.
B. Suggestions on Page 1 and 2 are simple grammatical or citation corrections
A. Omit citing nominal value property on a declaration and reduce the number of surplus property declarations filed.
OFFICE OF ATTORNEY GENERAL
17. Notification that Susan K. Servick of the firm of Quane Smith LLP has been appointed as a special deputy attorney general for the purpose of representing the State of Idaho in the cases for the Bureau of Child Support Services, Department of Health and Welfare, pursuant to Idaho Code §67-1409.
18. Notification that John R. Goodell 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 Barrow, et al. v. Cree, et al., State Board of Medicine Case No. 76-01, before an Idaho medical malpractice screening panel, and in any litigation that may arise out of this matter, pursuant to Idaho Code §67-1409.
19. Notification that John W. Barrett and Larry C. Hunter of the firm of Maffatt, Thomas, Barrett, Rock & Fields, Chtd. have been appointed as special deputy attorneys general for the purpose of representing the State of Idaho in the Hayden Lake Fire Protection Dist., et al, v. Jim Alcorn, et al. (State Insurance Fund), Case No. CV-00-00525, 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.
20. Estimate of the State Insurance Fund expenses to be paid by sight drafts for the month of August 2001.
21. Estimate of the Petroleum Storage Tank Fund expenses to be paid by sight draft or the month of August 2001.
Estimated expenditure for workers $10,000,000.00
compensation claim costs, dividends
and premium refunds
Funds Expended in July 2001:
Workers Compensation Claim Costs $ 6,493,241.91
Policy Refunds 128,469.15
Estimated expenditures for $750,000.00
Petroleum Storage Tank Fund
Fund expended in July 2001:
Payroll $ 51,942.40
Claim Costs 191,191.71
Total $ 411,425.33
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