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STATE BOARD OF EXAMINERS
AMENDED AGENDA – Subcommittee Meeting
January 8, 2004 – 9:00 a.m.
Joe R. Williams Building, 5th Floor Conference Room A


· CONSENT AGENDA
1. Minutes
    Approval of official minutes for the subcommittee meeting of the Board of Examiners on December 4, 2003.

· REGULAR AGENDA
2. Boise State University—Peggy Davis, Relocation Specialist
    Request for authorization to reimburse moving expenses up to $5,000 for an Assistant Professor, PCN #2187, in the Department of Economics with an anticipated salary of $60,000 per year.

3. University of Idaho—Marty Peterson, Assistant to President
    Request for authorization to reimburse moving expenses as cited in the following table.
        Position
    PCNDepartmentSalaryUp to Amount
      a. Visiting Assistant Professor
    Theatre
    $12,000 - $15,000
    $1,200
      b. Assistant Professor
    Bio. & Ag. Engineering
    $55,000 - $59,000
    $5,000

4. Eastern Idaho Technical College—Jeff Shinn, Fiscal Officer, SBOE
    Request for authorization to reimburse moving expenses up to $4,000 from college appropriated funds for James Scott Hamilton, Dean of Instruction, at Eastern Idaho Technical College. Mr. Hamilton’s salary is $75,000 per year. His family and household goods remain in Illinois at present and he hopes to relocate them early this summer.

5. Office of the State Board of Education—Jeff Shinn, Fiscal Officer, SBOE
    Request for authorization to reimburse moving expenses up to $4,000 for Scott Christie, Financial Analyst in the Fiscal Division of the State Board of Education. Mr. Christie’s anticipated annual salary is $45,000 and he will be relocating from California.

6. Department of Agriculture—Ken Miracle, Human Resource Officer
    Request for authorization to reimburse moving expenses up to $750 for Eoin Davis, Agriculture Program Manager in the Division of Plant Industries. Mr. Davis will be moving from Pasco, Washington to Idaho.

7. Department of Health & Welfare—Richard Humiston, Chief Financial Executive Officer
    Request for authorization to reimburse moving expenses up to $500 for David Averill, Clinician for the Children’s Mental Health Program in Region VI, Division of Family and Community Services. Mr. Averill will relocate from Boise to Pocatello. His annual salary is $37,400.

8. Bureau of Hazardous Materials, Division of Military, Executive Office of Governor—Gary Ward, Project Manager
    Request for authorization to issue deficiency warrants for reimbursement of response costs incurred during December pursuant to Idaho Code §39-7110.
    ID #
    Description
    Amount
    Comments
    Date to Board
      a. 2003-4553
    Hazmat
    $327.56
      White powder found in mail carriers vehicle
    12/8/03
      b. 2003-4433
    Hazmat
    $268.76
      Threatening letter from inmate containing suspicious substance
    12/8/03
      c. 2003-4686
    Drug Lab
    206.25
      Meth Lab break-down
    12/8/03
      d. 2003-4825
    Hazmat
    79.02
      Chemicals dumped behind fence
    12/10/03
      e. 2003-4937
    Hazmat
    1075.46
      Unknown substance dumped at rest area
    12/10/03
      f. 2003-4901
    Drug Lab
    1542.93
      Drug lab take-down
    12/10/03
      g. 2003-4659
    Hazmat
    441.09
      Abandoned 55-gal. drum
    12/24/03
    Total
    $3,941.07
9. Bureau of Disaster Services, Military Division, Executive Office of Governor
    a. Request payment of compensatory time for Susan Cleverley, Emergency Management Specialist, Bureau of Disaster Services, for 35 hours of overtime, which she accumulated assisting the state of Delaware from October 6 – 17, 2003 during the recovery phase of Hurricane Isabel.

    b. Request payment of compensatory time for Cherylyn Murphy, Emergency Management Specialist, Bureau of Disaster Services, for 57.5 hours overtime, which she accumulated assisting the state of Maryland from September 26 – October 10, 2003 during the recovery phase of Hurricane Isabel.

    c. Request to pay $5,152.35 to the State Insurance Fund for workers’ compensation claims for members of the Idaho National Guard during the quarter ending December 31, 2003 pursuant to Idaho Code §72-928.


10. Department of Fish & Game—Craig Wiedmeier, License Section Supervisor
    Request approval to write-off $2,594.12 from the vendor accounting records for Harold Armstrong DBA: The Reloading Center, vendor #4644. The claim has undergone legal review since December 20, 2001 with the case being settled in the amount of $4,000 in Cassia County small claims court on April 28, 2003. On September 30, 2003, the Department received $2,000 against the original balance due of $4,594.12. After the Department director’s office accepted $2,000 as final settlement for the case, Deputy attorney general Dallas Burkhalter filed on October 27, 2003 a stipulation for dismissal with prejudice with the Cassia County district court.

· INFORMATIONAL AGENDA
11. Attorney General
    a. 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 in a matter related to the Idaho State Bar.

    b. Notification that Michael C. Moore of the firm of Moore, Smith, Buxton & Turke, Chtd. has been appointed pursuant to Idaho Code §67-1409 as a special deputy attorney general for the purpose of researching, analyzing, and advising the Idaho Department of Transportation regarding the issuance of bonds for the construction of highway facilities.

    c. Notification that John R. Goodell of the firm of Racine, Olson, Nye, Budge & Bailey 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 Keeter, et al. v. Callaghan, et al., Case No. CV-2003-3049-PI; State File No. 2002-1046-001.

    d. Notification that Richard A. Skinner of the firm of Skinner Fawcett has been appointed pursuant to Idaho Code §67-1409 as a special deputy attorney general for the purpose of representing the State of Idaho by providing counsel to the Idaho Department of Transportation, by researching and drafting proposed legislation regarding use of GARVEE Bonds to fund highway construction, and by providing information to the legislature regarding such proposed legislation.


12. State Insurance Fund
    a. Notification of the State Insurance Fund estimate of expenses to be paid by sight drafts and prior month’s disbursements for December 2003.
        Estimated expenditure for workers compensation claim costs, dividends and premium refunds
    $15,000,000.00
      Funds Expended in November 2003
      Workers Compensation Claim Costs
    8,899,090.08
      Dividend
    5,580.13
      Commissions
    37,509.89
      Policy Refunds
    282,526.37
      Total
    $9,224,706.47
    b. Notification of the State Insurance Fund estimate of the Petroleum Clean Water Trust Fund expenses to be paid by sight draft and the funds expended in the prior month of December 2003.
        Estimated expenditure for Petroleum Clean Water Trust Fund
    $750,000.00
      Funds Expended in November 2003:
      Payroll
    58,659.76
      Operations
    11,323.81
      Claim Costs
    89,627.82
      Total
    $159,611.39

13. Department of Health & Welfare
    Notification of general funds transfer of $92,886,500 during the second quarter of fiscal year 2004 to the Cooperative Welfare Fund, Department of Health and Welfare.

14. Department of Agriculture
    Notification of payment for a de-minimus claim of $33.38 to a representative of the Department of Agriculture who attended a $55.38 per person dinner on behalf of the Department resulting in a one-time expenditure above the allowed per diem rate of $22.00. Pursuant to the authority granted to the State Controller under Idaho Code 657-1001 and 67-1003, State Controller Johnson authorized payment of this claim from the appropriations of the Department.

15. State Board of Education
    Presentation of a summary report evaluating moving reimbursement policies of higher education in selected states.


· NEW BUSINESS
16. Attorney General
    Consideration of award for attorney’s fees order December 19, 2003 related to Idaho Coalition United for Bears, et.al. v. Pete T. Cenarrusa, Case NO. 00-0668-S-BLW.

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