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MINUTES
STATE BOARD OF EXAMINERS
November 14, 2000 – 8:55 a.m.
JRW East Conference Room

Members Attending:
      Governor Dirk Kempthorne, Chairman of the Board
      Secretary of State Pete Cenarrusa
      Steve Kenyon, representing State Controller and Secretary of the Board
      J. D. Williams

Sub-Committee Members Attending:
      Darrell Manning, Office of the Governor
      Ben Ysursa, Office of Secretary of State

CONSENT AGENDA
    UNIVERSITY OF IDAHO

1. (Action deferred from October Sub-Committee) Request for authorization to reimburse moving expenses up to $7,300 for Mr. Don Evans, Development Director for the College of Engineering, moving from Azusa, California. Payment of moving expenses will be from state appropriated funds.

2. (Action deferred from October Sub-Committee) Request for authorization to reimburse moving expenses of $7,200 for Dr. Benton Glaze, Assistant Professor, Range Livestock Specialist at the U. of I. Animal and Veterinary Science Department in Twin Falls, Idaho, moving from Sunapee, New Hampshire to Twin Falls. Payment of moving expenses will be from state appropriated funds.

3. Request for authorization to reimburse moving expenses of up to $6,450 for Dr. Jeffrey Miller, Assistant Professor of Potato Pathology at the UI Aberdeen Research and Extension Center, moving from Minnesota to Idaho. Payment of moving expenses will be from state appropriated funds.

    BOISE STATE UNIVERSITY

4. Request for authorization to reimburse moving expenses in excess of the $5,000 prior approval by Harry E. Neel, Jr., Vice President for Finance and Administration, for the following:
Total Cost Allowable Difference
      Geoffrey Black, Business/Economics 8,000.00 5,000.00 3,000.00
      Paul Kuhlmeier, Engineering 8,000.00 5,000.00 3,000.00
      Ted Monachino, Athletics 5,254.49 5,000.00 254.49
      Kent Neupert, Business/Economics 8,500.00 5,000.00 3,500.00
      Julia Oxford, Biology 6,500.00 5,000.00 1,500.00
      Rienk Venema, Math & Computer Sci. 6,981.89 5,000.00 1,981.89

5. Request for authorization to reimburse additional funds in the amount of $600.00 for Kenneth Lawler, Athletics. The Board of Examiners approved moving expense reimbursement for Mr. Lawler on May 9, 2000 for $5,500.00.
      Kenneth Lawler, Athletics 6,100.00 5,500.00 600.00


6. Request for authorization to reimburse the following employees for additional weight over the allowable 15,000 pounds.
      David O’Neill, Office Info Tech 5,000.00 weight 17,580#
      John Gardner, Engineering 8,500.00 weight 16,820#
    7. Request for authorization to reimburse additional moving expense for the following employees from local fund accounts:
        Geoffrey Black Business/Economics 2,898.60
        John Gardner Engineering 3,963.72
        Paul Kuhlmeier Engineering 2,642.11
        Kent Neupert Business/Economics 5,879.08


    8. COMMISSION ON THE ARTS
      Request for authorization to reimburse moving expenses in the amount of $6,500 for Dan Harpole, new Executive Director, moving from Port Townsend, Washington to Boise, Idaho, effective November 12, 2000.


    9. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

      Sub-Committee members recommend the State Controller ask for a private letter ruling from the IRS. The Attorney General’s Opinion will be followed in the interim. The State Controller will report back in December.
      Request for modification of the State Moving Policy, Appendix A, non-qualified moving Expenses (Taxable) to remove relocation services from the taxable status and be placed within the non-taxable portion of the policy.

      IDAHO STATE POLICE

    10. Request for authorization to pay 107 hours compensatory time to Lt. Steve Richardson accrued while on Capitol and Executive Protection duty. He will be unable to take time off in the near future.


    11. Request for authorization of an exemption from current Guidelines for the Disposal and Sale of Surplus Personal Property for a test of Internet sales with seized and surplus property. This would be a 90-day trial from November 15, 2000 to February 15, 2001. They will be working with E-Bay Internet auction service and during the trial period will process 2-3 auctions. Property will be advertised in the Idaho Statesman one week before listing with the Internet auction service. At the end of the trial period a comparative analysis will be prepared and a copy forwarded to the Board of Examiners.

      BUREAU OF HAZARDOUS MATERIALS
    12. Incident 2000-2383 – Request for authorization to issue deficiency warrants in the amount of $216.50 for reimbursement of response costs incurred when emergency response teams assisted in a suspected drug lab incident in Twin Falls, Idaho on July 14, 2000, pursuant to Idaho Code §39-7110.

    13. Incident 2000-2439 – Request for authorization to issue deficiency warrants in the amount of $207.09 for reimbursement of response costs incurred when emergency response teams assisted in a suspected drug lab incident in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho on July 18, 2000, pursuant to Idaho Code §39-7110.

    14. Incident 2000-2460 – Request for authorization to issue deficiency warrants in the mount of $1,125.82 for reimbursement of response costs incurred when emergency response teams assisted in a hazardous materials incident at Hauser Lake, Kootenai County, Idaho involving a fuel spill on July 19, 2000, pursuant to Idaho Code §39-7110.

    15. Incident 2000-2586 – Request for authorization to issue deficiency warrants in the amount of $754.56 for reimbursement of response costs incurred when emergency response teams assisted in a suspected drug lab incident in Sagle, Idaho on July 27, 2000, pursuant to Idaho Code §39-7110.

    16. Incident 2000-2616 – Request for authorization to issue deficiency warrants in the amount of $700.74 for reimbursement of response costs incurred when emergency response teams assisted in a suspected drug lab incident in Pinehurst, Idaho on July 28, 2000, pursuant to Idaho Code §39-7110.

    17. Incident 2000-2748 – Request for authorization to issue deficiency warrants in the amount of $646.60 for reimbursement of response costs incurred when emergency response teams assisted in a suspected drug lab incident in Post Falls, Idaho on August 4, 2000, pursuant to Idaho Code §39-7110.

    18. Incident 2000-2889 – Request for authorization to issue deficiency warrants in the amount of $369.71 for reimbursement of response costs incurred when emergency response teams assisted in a suspected drug lab incident in Kellogg, Idaho on August 11, 2000, pursuant to Idaho Code §39-7110.

    19. Incident 2000-3015 – Request for authorization to issue deficiency warrants in the amount of $204.06 for reimbursement of response costs incurred when emergency response teams assisted in a suspected drug lab incident in Rathdrum, Idaho on August 18, 2000, pursuant to Idaho Code §39-7110.

    20. Incident 2000-3145 – Request for authorization to issue deficiency warrants in the amount of $2,180.03 for reimbursement of response costs incurred when emergency response teams assisted in a suspected drug lab incident in Idaho Falls, Idaho on August 26, 2000, pursuant to Idaho Code §39-7110.

    21. Incident 2000-3150 – Request for authorization to issue deficiency warrants in the amount of $468.86 for reimbursement of response costs incurred when emergency response teams assisted in a suspected drug lab incident in Pinehurst, Idaho on August 26, 2000, pursuant to Idaho Code §39-7110.

    22. Incident 2000-3196 – Request for authorization to issue deficiency warrants in the amount of $307.96 for reimbursement of response costs incurred when emergency response teams assisted in a suspected drug lab incident in Careywood, Idaho on August 29, 2000, pursuant to Idaho Code §39-7110.

    23. Incident 2000-1949 – Request for authorization to issue deficiency warrants in the amount of $1,640.00 for reimbursement of response costs incurred when emergency response teams assisted in a hazardous materials incident at Hwy 2 mp 20, Bonner County, Idaho involving a diesel spill on June 13, 2000, pursuant to Idaho Code §39-7110.

    24. Incident 2000-2147 – Request for authorization to issue deficiency warrants in the amount of $1,838.78 for reimbursement of response costs incurred when emergency response teams assisted in a hazardous materials incident at Lake Coeur d’Alene, Kootenai County, Idaho involving a fuel spill on June 26, 2000, pursuant to Idaho Code §39-7110.
      25. Incident 2000-2563 – Request for authorization to issue deficiency warrants in the amount of $466.80 for reimbursement of response costs incurred when emergency response teams assisted in a hazardous materials incident at Travis and Peckham Road, Canyon County, Idaho involving a pesticide spill on July 25, 2000, pursuant to Idaho Code §39-7110.


      26. MILITARY DIVISION
        Request for approval of the following workers’ compensation claims for members of the Idaho National Guard, resulting while the soldier was on duty. These claims have been serviced by the State Insurance Fund, billed to Idaho National Guard for review, and endorsed by the Adjutant General, pursuant to Idaho Code §72-928.
              Quarter ending June 30, 2000 $5,377.61
              Quarter ending September 30, 2000 $4,768.23

        OFFICE OF ATTORNEY GENERAL

      27. Notification that Patrick A. Mahoney of the firm of Evans Keane, LLP, has been appointed as a special deputy attorney general for the purpose of representing the State of Idaho before the Idaho Supreme Court in the Selkirk Seed Co., et al. v. State Insurance Fund, Supreme Court Case No. 25361, pursuant to Idaho Code §67-1409.

      28. Notification that Randall A. Peterman of the firm of Elam & Burke has been appointed as a special deputy attorney general for the purpose of representing the State of Idaho in matters related to Pitchfork Products, Inc. and any proceedings under the Idaho Commodity Dealer Law, Idaho Code §69-501, et. seq., including any administrative proceedings or court proceedings arising therefrom, pursuant to Idaho Code §67-1409.

      29. Notification that Jack Culotta of the firm of Hailey & McNamara in the State of Louisiana has been appointed as a special deputy attorney general for the purpose of representing the State of Idaho in the Dorsey v. Hale, et al., 17th Judicial District Court, Parish of Lafourche, Docket No. 89564, pursuant to Idaho Code §67-1409.

      30. Notification that Candy Wagahoff Dale of the firm of Hall, Farley, Oberrecht & Blanton has been appointed as a special deputy attorney general for the purpose of representing the State of Idaho in the Roberts v. State of Idaho, Industrial Commission, et al., Tort Claim and Human Rights Commission Complaint, Nos. E-0800-108; 38CA00427, pursuant to Idaho Code §67-1409.


      Secretary of State Pete T. Cenarrusa made a motion to recommend approval of the Consent Agenda. Governor Kempthorne seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.


      INFORMATIONAL AGENDA

      31. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
        The Department of Commerce would like to offer their full support for the legislative change of the state’s per diem rates.

        STATE INSURANCE FUND

      32. Estimate of the State Insurance Fund expenses to be paid by sight drafts for the month of October 2000.
          Estimated expenditure for workers $10,000,000.00
          compensation claim costs, dividends
          and premium refunds

        Funds Expended in September 2000:

          Workers Compensation Claim Costs $ 8,360,373.94
          Dividend 47,611.10
          Commissions 1,065,190.43
          Policy Refunds 106,158.93
          Total $ 9,579,334.40
        33. Estimate of the Petroleum Storage Tank Fund expenses to be paid by sight draft for the month of October 2000.

            Estimated expenditures for $750,000.00
            Petroleum Storage Tank Fund
          Fund expended in September 2000:

            Payroll $ 78,666.26
            Operations 3,105.30
            Claim Costs 222,564.30
            Total $304,335.86


        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


        STATE BOARD OF EXAMINERS
        MOVING REIMBURSEMENT APPROVALS
        BY SUB-COMMITTEE MEMBERS
        November 8, 2000
        Office of State Controller


        Attending: Darrell Manning, Office of the Governor
                David Tolman, Office of the Governor, Representing Darrell Manning
                David High, Office of Attorney General
                Ben Ysursa, Office of Secretary of State
                Steve Kenyon, Office of State Controller, Representing Keith Johnson
          UNIVERSITY OF IDAHO

        1. Request for authorization to reimburse moving expenses of up to $4,000 for Thomas Valles, Associate Director of Student Financial Aid Services in the Department of Financial Aid Services, effective November 15, 2000, moving from Laramie, Wyoming to Moscow, Idaho. Payment of moving expenses will be from state appropriated funds.

        2. Request for authorization to reimburse moving expenses of up to $5,000 for A. Cathleen Greiner, Dean, University of Idaho-Boise Center, reporting to the Vice Provost for Outreach and Technology, effective December 11, 2000, moving from Laguna Beach, California to Moscow, Idaho. Payment of moving expenses will be from state appropriated funds.

        3. Request for authorization to reimburse moving expenses of up to $5,000 for Mary Pickard, Assistant Professor, Family and Consumer Sciences of the College of Agriculture, effective January 3, 2001, moving from Knoxville, Tennessee to Moscow, Idaho. Payment of moving expenses will be from both state appropriated and non-state funds.

          LEWIS-CLARK STATE COLLEGE
        4. Request for authorization to reimburse moving expenses of $2,500 for the position of Assistant Professor, Natural Sciences Division effective January 1, 2001. Payment of moving expenses will be from state appropriated funds.


          BOISE STATE UNIVERSITY

        5. Request for authorization to reimburse moving expenses up to $5,000.00 for the following employees:
        Salary Fund Source Pymt Level
            Heather Best
            Grad Student, Geosciences 16,000 fellowship 3,000.00
            David Chandler
            Asst. Research Prof., Geosciences 50,004 grant 1,404.29
            Scott Christie
            Admin Acctng Mgr, Admin Acctg 47,000 general 5,000.00
            Paul Corazza
            Visiting Professor, Math & CS 35,000 grant 2,318.22
            Kara Hartman
            Service Learning Coord, Stud Serv 34,000 general 5,000.00



        6. DEPARTMENT OF JUVENILE CORRECTIONS
          Request for authorization to reimburse moving expense reimbursement up to $5,000 each for the positions of Clinical Services Administrator and Superintendent, JCC-Nampa.



        7. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
          Request for authorization to use up to $5,000 Penalty and Interest monies for payment of moving expenses for a new employee, Brian Waste for a position of Systems Integration Analyst Senior, pursuant to Idaho Code §72-1348(b).
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