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STATE BOARD OF EXAMINERS
MINUTES – REGULAR MEETING
700 W. State Street, Boise, Idaho
1st Floor, East Conference Room
December 14, 2004


The regular meeting of the State Board of Examiners was called to order at 700 West State Street, Boise, Idaho, at 9 a.m. pursuant to Idaho Code §67-2002 and by order of the chair.

The following board members were present, constituting all the members: Governor Dirk Kempthorne, chairman of the board and Attorney General Lawrence Wasden.

State Controller Keith Johnson, secretary to the board, recorded the proceedings of the meeting.


· CONSENT AGENDA
Mr. Johnson introduced the items on the consent agenda. Mr. Wasden moved to approve the consent agenda as recommended in its entirety; Mr. Kempthorne 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 10/12/2004.

2. Bureau of Hazardous Materials, Division of Military, Executive Office Of Governor – Approved
    Request for authorization to issue deficiency warrants for reimbursement of response costs incurred during October pursuant to Idaho Code §39-7110.
    ID #
    Description
    Amount
    Comments
    Date to Board
      2004-2214
    Hazmat
    7020.00
    Drill rig caught fire
    10/8/04
      2004-2825
    Drug Lab
    823.11
    Box lab in shop
    10/20/04
      2004-2881
    Drug Lab
    1382.58
    Lab in garage of residence
    10/20/04
      2004-3085
    Fuel Spill
    2357.10
    Gasoline spilled in lake
    10/20/04
      2004-3163
    Drug Lab
    1394.52
    Lab in residence
    10/20/04
      2004-3215
    Drug Lab
    1652.74
    Box Lab in building
    10/20/04
      2004-3260
    Drug Lab
    1366.39
    Lab in motorhome
    10/20/04
      2004-3466
    Drug Lab
    1263.91
    Lab in residence
    10/27/04
    2004-3625
    Drug Lab
    1123.73
    Lab in residence
    10/27/04
    2004-2622
    Hazmat
    4791.79
    Abandoned explosives found on property of deceased person
    10/27/04
      2004-2970
    Hazmat
    2073.25
    Chemicals in irrigation ditch
    11/2/04
      2004-2560
    Spill
    1754.50
    Truck crashing into river
    11/2/04
      2004-2851
    Hazmat
    676.00
    Anhydrous Ammonia leak
    11/9/04
      2004-3800
    Biohazard
    273.99
    Powder on courthouse steps
    11/12/04
      2004-3210
    Spill
    23574.86
    Truck wreck hwy 55
    11/16/04
      2004-3927
    Drug Lab
    352.06
    Lab in impounded vehicle
    11/16/04
    Total
    51880.53
3. Military Division – Approved
    Request for approval of payment of worker’s compensation claims for members of the Idaho National Guard, resulting while the soldier was on duty in the amount of $5,220.81.

4. Department of Environmental Quality – Approved
    Request to transfer $600,000 from the Water Pollution Control Fund #0200 to the Waste Water Facility Loan Fund #0529 effective October 20, 2004 pursuant to Idaho Code §39-3630.

5. Department of Administration – Approved
    Request for recognition of assignment pursuant to Idaho Code §67-1027 from Tire Distributors Inc. to Hoff Building LLC.

6. Department of Parks & Recreation – Approved 10% of salary
    Request for authorization to reimburse moving expenses of $9,311.75 for Mr. Bob Meinen, Director, PCN 7001. Mr. Meinen’s annual salary is $87,500. Mr. Meinen relocated from Jefferson City, Missouri.

7. State Controller’s Office – Approved 10% of salary
    Request for authorization to reimburse moving expenses of $7,116.20 for Ms. Michaela Weber, IT Systems Programmer Senior, PCN 0206. Ms. Weber’s annual salary is $67,600. Ms. Weber relocated from Anchorage, Alaska.

8. State Tax Commission – Approved with pooled use when vehicle is at agency’s home station
    Request for approval to permanently assign a vehicle to Kathlynn McNeese, Consulting Appraiser pursuant to section 9 of the Idaho State Travel Policies and Procedures.

· INFORMATIONAL AGENDA
9. Federal Mileage Reimbursement Rate Change – Deferred by subcommittee pending a recommendation from IFOA
    The IRS announced on November 17, 2004 a new federal mileage reimbursement rate. The new rate will be 40.5 cents a mile for all business miles driven, up from 37.5 cents a mile in 2004; 15 cents a mile for computing deductible moving expenses, up from 14 cents in 2004. The new rate will become effective on January 1, 2005.


10. Attorney General
    Notification that Kellie D. Kuster, Attorney at Law 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 case of Planned Parenthood of Idaho, Inc., et al. v. Wasden, et al., D.C. No. CV-00-00353-MHW.

    Notification that Mickael J. Kane of the firm of Kane & Tobiason 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 case of Warren S. Watts, P.E., Board Docket No. FY 04.15.

    Notification that Merlyn W. Clark of the firm of Hawley, Troxell, Ennis & Hawley 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 case of Snake River Basin Adjudication, Subcase No. 2911609.

    Notification that Mary A. Brauer of the firm of Reinhart, Boerner, Van Deuren, P.C. has been appointed pursuant to Idaho Code §67-1409 as a special deputy attorney general for the purpose of representing the State of Idaho for the purpose of providing legal advice and counsel related to the Idaho State Board of Education’s Optional Retirement Program.


11. State Controller’s Office
    Idaho Code §67-2508 and 59-512 calls for information on dual employment to be filed with the secretary of the board of examiners. The State Controller will provide this information to the subcommittee to the board of examiners annually.

    Notification of closure of rotary fund 0821 for Public Health District 7 effective October 1, 2004.

    Notification of closure of rotary fund 0808 for the Department of Commerce and Labor effective October 1, 2004.


12. State Insurance Fund
    a. Estimate of the State Insurance Fund expenses to be paid by sight drafts for the month of October.
        Estimated expenditure for workers compensation claim costs, dividends and premium refunds
    $15,000,000.00
      Funds Expended in September
      Workers Compensation Claim Costs
    $ 8,945,750.91
      Dividend
    182.00
      Commissions
    2,657,432.96
      Policy Refunds
    269,921.63
      Total
    $ 11,873,287.50
    b. Estimate of the Petroleum Clean Water Trust Fund expenses to be paid by sight draft for the month of October.
        Estimated expenditure for Petroleum Clean Water Trust Fund
    $750,000.00
      Funds Expended in September:
         
      Payroll
    $ 61,237.79
      Operations
    9,850.07
      Claim Costs
    124,767.60
      Total
    $ 195,855.46
    a. Estimate of the State Insurance Fund expenses to be paid by sight drafts for the month of November.
        Estimated expenditure for workers compensation claim costs, dividends and premium refunds
    $15,000,000.00
      Funds Expended in September
      Workers Compensation Claim Costs
    $10,744,238.61
      Dividend
    0
      Commissions
    0
      Policy Refunds
    238,973.44
      Total
    $ 10,983,212.05
    b. Estimate of the Petroleum Clean Water Trust Fund expenses to be paid by sight draft for the month of October.
        Estimated expenditure for Petroleum Clean Water Trust Fund
    $750,000.00
      Funds Expended in September:
         
      Payroll
    $ 61,197.25
      Operations
    18,397.68
      Claim Costs
    200,091.45
      Total
    $ 195,855.46


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 9:04 a.m.


__________/s/ Dirk Kempthorne________
Dirk Kempthorne, Chairman of the Board and
Governor of the State of Idaho






__________/s/ Keith Johnson____________
Keith Johnson, Secretary of the Board and
Idaho State Controller

Minutes of State Board of Examiners or the Subcommittee Meetings

The secretary to the board prepares preliminary minutes as a courtesy for the reader. Preliminary minutes have not been approved by the State Board of Examiners or its subcommittee and do not constitute the official minutes of the meeting. The minutes become official after approval at a subsequent meeting. Should you have any questions regarding these minutes, please contact brdexam@sco.state.id.us or call the Idaho State Controller’s Office at 334-3100.
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