STATE BOARD OF EXAMINERS
MINUTES – Regular Meeting
September 20, 2011 – 8:55 a.m.
Borah Post Office Building, 204 N. 8th Street, 2nd Floor Courtroom
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, and Attorney General Lawrence Wasden. Controller Donna M. Jones, Secretary to the State Board of Examiners recorded the proceedings of the meeting.
Ms. Jones 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.
1. Minutes - Approved
Approval of official minutes for the meeting of the Board of Examiners on August 16, 2011.
2. Lava Hot Springs Foundation - Approved
Request continuance of a lease pursuant to Idaho Code §67-4402.
3. Bureau of Homeland Security - Approved
Date to Board
Suspected Drug Lab
|Suspected Drug Lab in Priest River. Payment demand has been submitted to Responsible Party. Restitution process has been initiated with Bonner County Prosecutor’s Office in the event Responsible Party does not pay. (BONNER COUNTY)||09/13/2011|
4. Ada County Clerk - Approved
Request for approval pursuant to Idaho Code §18-2507 for the prosecution of State Penitentiary inmates in the amount of $24,656.90.
5. Military Division - Approved
Request approval for cash compensation of overtime to all state professionals and administrative personnel deployed to assist on state or federally declared disasters according to Idaho Code §67-5328(3)(c).
7. Idaho State Police - Approved
Request approval for the payment of overtime pursuant to Idaho Code §67-5328(3)(c) for the remainder of FY2012 for individuals in specific class codes.
8. Department of Agriculture - Approved
Request approval pursuant to Idaho Code §22-2019 for deficiency warrant spending authority for the Potato Cyst Nematode Survey, Detection and Eradication Program.
6. Legislative Services Office - Approved
Request for approval pursuant to Idaho Code §67-5328(3)(c) to pay the comp time balance of an employee.
Discussion: Mr. Berg explained that there were several events that led to this unusual situation, including a staff member retiring, another staff member having overtime that could not be used, and another member going on maternity leave.
Gov. Otter asked how many hours this employee has.
Mr. Berg answered approximately 140 hours, which would be $6,000 - $7,000.
Resolution: Mr. Ysursa moved to approve item 6. Mr. Wasden seconded the motion.
Discussion: Gov. Otter asked if there is any danger of setting a precedent.
Mr. Wasden noted that they do not like to set this kind of precedent, but approval is necessary.
Resolution: The motion carried with Mr. Wasden and Mr. Ysursa voting in the affirmative, and Gov. Otter casting a negative vote.
9. Department of Fish and Game
Update on the relocation extension of David Silcock.
10. Office of the Attorney General
a. Notification that Bridget A. Vaughan, Attorney at Law, has been appointed pursuant to Idaho Code §67-1409 as Special Deputy Attorney General for the purpose of representing the State Insurance Fund and the Idaho Department of Correction in the case of Joseph Henry v. Dept. of Corr. & State Ins. Fund.
b. Notification that John P. Coyle of the firm of Duncan & Allen in Washington, D.C., has been appointed pursuant to Idaho Code §67-1409 as Special Deputy Attorney General for the purpose of representing the State of Idaho, Public Utilities Commission, in the enforcement action before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
c. Notification that David E. Eash of the firm of Ewing Anderson, PS, in Spokane, Washington has been appointed pursuant to Idaho Code §67-1409 as Special Deputy Attorney General for the purpose of representing the Idaho State Tax Commission in legal matters relating to out-of-state collections.
d. Notification that John A. Bailey, Jr. of the firm of Racine, Olson, Nye, Budge & Bailey, Chtd., has been appointed pursuant to Idaho Code §67-1409 as Special Deputy Attorney General for the purpose of representing Idaho State University in the case of Habib Sadid v. Idaho State University.
e. Notification that Scott E. Randolph of the firm of Holland & Hart, LLP, has been appointed pursuant to Idaho Code §67-1409 as Special Deputy Attorney General for the purpose of representing the Idaho Commission on Aging and the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare in the case of Bowman v. Idaho Commission on Aging.
11. State Insurance Fund
a. Estimate of the State Insurance Fund expenses to be paid by sight drafts for the month of July, 2011.
b. Estimate of the Petroleum Clean Water Trust Fund expenses to be paid by sight draft for the month of July, 2011.
Estimated expenditure for workers compensation claim costs, dividends and premium refunds
Funds Expended in July, 2011:
Workers Compensation Claim Costs
Estimated expenditure for Petroleum Clean Water Trust Fund
Funds Expended in July, 2011:
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 9:05 a.m.
__________/s/ Donna M. Jones ____________
__________/s/ C.L. “Butch” Otter________
C.L. “Butch” Otter, Chairman of the Board and
Governor of the State of Idaho
Donna M. Jones, Secretary of the Board and
Idaho State Controller
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