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MINUTES
SUB-COMMITTEE MEETING
STATE BOARD OF EXAMINERS
March 8, 2001 – 9:00 a.m.
Office of State Controller – Fifth Floor Conference Room A

Attending: Brian Whitlock, Office of the Governor
        Roger Gabel, Office of Attorney General, representing David High
        Ben Ysursa, Office of Secretary of State
        Keith Johnson, Office of State Controller

Visitors Attending:
        Keith Hasselquist, State Board of Education
        Carol Joyce, Boise State University
        Gary Broker, Department of Health and Welfare
        Bill Bishop, Bureau of Hazardous Materials
        Gary Ward, Bureau of Hazardous Materials
        David Tolman, Division of Financial Management
        Steve Kenyon, State Controller’s Office

1. UNIVERSITY OF IDAHO – Keith Hasselquist, Board of Education
    SUB-COMMITTEE APPROVAL Request for authorization to reimburse moving expenses of up to $5,000 per position for current and anticipated vacant positions as follows. If it is determined moving expense reimbursements will be greater than $5,000 the University will submit requests for approval prior to making such offers.
    Title Department Salary
    Art Historian Art $32,200 – 38,000
    Art Studio Faculty Art $32,000 – 38,000
    Assistant Director Academic Programs $30,368 – 37,648
    Assistant Director New Student Services $30,264
    Assistant Professor Ag Economics & Rural Society $51,542
    Assistant Professor Architecture $35,000 – 40,000
    Assistant Professor Bio & Ag Engineering $55,000 – 60,895
    Assistant Professor Biological Sciences $50,000
    Assistant Professor Biological Sciences $50,000
    Assistant Professor Biological Sciences $50,000
    Assistant Professor Biological Sciences $50,000
    Assistant Professor Biological Sciences $50,000
    Assistant Professor Chemical $50,000 – 55,000
    Assistant Professor Communications $36,000 – 40,000
    Assistant Professor Computer Science $77,002
    Assistant Professor Extension Education $47,074
    Assistant Professor Fish & Wildlife $42,000 – 45,000
    Assistant Professor FL&L $37,000
    Assistant Professor Forest Products $45,000
    Assistant Professor Forest Resources $40,000 – 44,000
    Assistant Professor History $37,357
    Assistant Professor Mathematics $43,500
    Assistant Professor Mechanical $57,000 – 65,000
    Assistant Professor Mining Engrg $50,000
    Assistant Professor MMBB $50,000 – 56,222
    Assistant Professor Music $35,000
    Assistant Professor PSES $49,500
    Assistant Professor Psychology $40,000 – 42,000
    Assistant Professor Theatre Arts $32,000 – 38,000
    Assistant Professor Theatre Arts $37,000
    Assistant Professor Theatre Arts $45,000
    Assistant Professor – Arboriculture PSES $48,154
    Assistant Professor – Interior Arch Architecture $39,000 – 41,000
    Assistant Professor – Soil Physics PSES $49,587
    Assistant Professor (62.5%) Music $25,000
    Assistant Professor Extension Ed District III – Minidoka Co. $35,000
    Assistant Professor/Animal Clinician AVS/CVT $50,398
    Assistant Professor/Entomologist PSES $49,500
    Assistant Professor/Ext. Educator District 1 $36,421
    Assistant Professor/Ext. Educator District IV $35,006
    Assistant Professor/Ext. Educator District IV $35,006
    Assistant Professor/Family Econ spec. FCS $47,008
    Assistant Professor/Meat spec. AVS $50,565
    Assistant Professor/Potato Pathology PSES $54,500
    Assistant TO Full Professor/
    Potato Molecular Biologist PSES $75,000 – 85,010
    Assistant Vice Pres for Human Res Finance & Administration $80,000 – 85,000
    Assistant/Associate Professor 4 – H $45,011
    Assistant/Associate Professor Chemical $53,000 – 60,000
    Assistant/Associate Professor Forest Products $43,000 – 48,000
    Assistant/Associate/or Full Electrical & Computer $50,000 – 100,000
    Associate Professor Law $60,902 – 65,273
    Associate/Assistant Professor Extension Education $53,000 – 63,000
    Catalog Librarian/Assistant Professor Library $31,000
    Chair Civil $120,000 – 140,000
    Chair Mathematics $85,000 – 100,000
    Dean Univ. Center – Idaho Falls $100,000 – 120,000
    Director of Advancement Agriculture $60,000 – 65,000
    Director Workforce Diversity Diversity & Human Rights $60,000 – 65,000
    Distinguished Prof-Subsurface Science Bio & Ag Engineering $125,000
    Executive Director Student Benefits, Hlth/Wellns $75,000
    Extension Educator District I – Grangeville $35,000
    Extension Educator District 1 – Lewiston $35,000
    Extensions Waste Management Eng. Bio & Ag Engineering $57,000
    External Programs Director Boise $50,000 – 55,000
    Field Crop Science PSES $48,152
    Growth Biologist Animal & Vet Science $48,000 – 50,000
    IPM Entomologist PSES $49,504
    Lab Coordinator Biological Sciences $30,000
    Legal Writing Instructor (4419) Law $30,000
    Marketing Manager Academic Affairs $32,175
    Outreach Specialist/Visiting Professor Education $70,000 – 80,000
    Piano Technician Music $35,000
    Professor Computer Science $100,000 – 140,000
    Professor L&S and Engineering $200,000
    Professor/Chair Computer Science $97,500
    Professor/Department Head M3GE $95,000
    Professor/Director District I $80,018
    Program Coordinator Biological Sciences $40,000
    Ranch Manager - Salmon Animal & Vet Science $32,175
    Regional Spec Ed Consultant Education $19,500 – 29,700
    Research Assoc. Fish & Wildlife $32,926
    Research Scientist Forest Resources $32,000 – 35,000
    Room Assign Cord/Advisor Univ. Res. $22,000 – 25,000
    Senior Inst. Design Information Tech. Services $62,000
    Sr Tech Teacher Ed/Ins./Asst/Assoc Adult Counselor & Teacher Ed $28,000 – 38,000
    Soil Fertility Specialist PSES $48,152
    Statistician Mathematics $32,175 – 37,853
    Training/Research Engr. NIATT – Idaho T2 Center $39,069 – 57,455
    Upward Bound Coordinator Upward Bound $32,175 – 37,853
    Visiting Assistant Professor Communications $37,000 – 40,000
    Vice President Research Research & Grad Studies $138,798
      Keith Hasselquist said the U. of I. is requesting reimbursement of moving expenses up to $5,000 for the list of vacant positions. If the reimbursement is greater than $5,000, they will submit additional requests to the Board. Ben Ysursa made a motion to recommend approval by the Sub-Committee members. Brian Whitlock seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously. Keith mentioned Dr. Richard Bowen appeared before the Board of Examiners in February. The Attorney General made a proposal to preauthorize an amount of money at the beginning of the year to be divided among the institutions. This concept was discussed in the President’s Council meeting and it is felt the current method of approving the vacant positions in advance is workable. Dr. Bowen will send a letter to the Board asking the Attorney General’s proposal not be pursued.

    2. BOISE STATE UNIVERSITY – Carol Joyce
      SUB-COMMITTEE APPROVAL Request for authorization to reimburse moving expenses up to $5,000 for the following positions:
      Asst Prof – Political Science Social Sciences & Public Affs $39,000
      Asst Prof – History Social Sciences & Public Affs $39,000
      Specialist Performance/Organiz Tech Help $48,000
      Asst Director OIT – ADS Office of Technology $67,000
      Asst Prof – Nursing Nursing $41,000
      Asst Prof – Nursing Nursing $41,000
      Asst Prof – Nursing Nursing $41,000
        Carol Joyce reported they are requesting moving reimbursement of up to $5,000 for seven position. Ben Ysursa made a motion to recommend approval by the Sub-Committee members. Brian Whitlock seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.
      DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND WELFARE – Gary Broker

    3. Request for authorization to pay 230 hours compensatory time for Lynne Denne, Program Supervisor of the Medicaid Transportation Unit, accrued as of May 27, 2000, while putting a Medicaid transportation unit up and running by April 1, 2000 after Integrated Transport Management terminated their transportation contract with the department. Lynn’s vacation balance is in excess of 200 hours.
        Gary Broker reported they would like to pay compensatory time for Lynn Denne for hours accrued while working with the Medicaid transportation unit. She currently has 238.0 hours compensatory hours but they are requesting payment for 230.0 hours. Ben Ysursa made a motion to recommend approval on the Consent Agenda. Roger Gabel seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.

    4. Request for authorization to lift the vacation cap until July 1, 2002 for Dan Sola who is the lead worker responsible for testing, training and implementation of the new Billing and Receipting System (BARS) scheduled for production in July 2001. He is also an integral member of the automation team responsible for HIPPA implementation in regards to interfaces to the accounting system and will require a substantial time commitment over the next 18 to 24 months. Mr. Sola current leave balance is at the maximum limit.
        Gary Broker stated they would like to lift the vacation cap until July 1, 2002 for Dan Sola, their testing expert for the BARS system. Ben Ysursa made a motion to recommend approval on the Consent Agenda to lift the vacation cap until July 1, 2002. Brian Whitlock seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.

    5. SUB-COMMITTEE APPROVAL Request for authorization to reimburse moving expenses, not to exceed $5,000, for Dr. Mingyi Wen, to fill the position of public Health Assessor/Toxicologist, moving from Tucson, Arizona.
      Gary Broker stated they would like to reimburse Dr. Wen up to $5,000. Brian Whitlock made a motion to recommend approval by the Sub-Committee. Ben Ysursa seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.

      BUREAU OF HAZARDOUS MATERIALS - Bill Bishop and Gary Ward
    6. Incident 2000-4317 – Request for authorization to issue deficiency warrants in the amount of $1,066.79 for reimbursement of response costs incurred when emergency response teams assisted in a suspected drug lab incident in Chubbuck, Idaho on November 16, 2000, pursuant to Idaho Code §39-7110.

    7. Incident 2000-4836 – Request for authorization to issue deficiency warrants in the amount of $3,322.60 for reimbursement of response costs incurred when emergency response teams assisted in a suspected drug lab incident in Rigby, Idaho on December 28, 2000, pursuant to Idaho Code §39-7110.

    8. Incident 2000-4748 – Request for authorization to issue deficiency warrants in the amount of $1,252.03 for reimbursement of response costs incurred when emergency response teams assisted in a suspected drug lab incident in Emmett, Idaho on December 18, 2000, pursuant to Idaho Code §39-7110.

    9. Incident 2000-4223 – Request for authorization to issue deficiency warrants in the amount of $785.39 for reimbursement of response costs incurred when emergency response teams assisted in a suspected drug lab incident in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho on November 8, 2000, pursuant to Idaho Code §39-7110.

    10. Incident 2000-4131 – Request for authorization to issue deficiency warrants in the amount of $489.22 for reimbursement of response costs incurred when emergency response teams assisted in a suspected drug lab incident in Kellogg, Idaho on November 2, 2000, pursuant to Idaho Code §39-7110.

    11. Incident 2000-4464 – Request for authorization to issue deficiency warrants in the amount of $341.97 for reimbursement of response costs incurred when emergency response teams assisted in a suspected drug lab incident in Hayden, Idaho on November 29, 2000, pursuant to Idaho Code §39-7110.

    12. Incident 2000-4551 – Request for authorization to issue deficiency warrants in the amount of $1,029.82 for reimbursement of response costs incurred when emergency response teams assisted in a suspected drug lab incident in Eagle, Idaho on December 5, 2000, pursuant to Idaho Code §39-7110.

    13. Incident 2000-4161 – Request for authorization to issue deficiency warrants in the amount of $653.44 for reimbursement of response costs incurred when emergency response teams assisted in a suspected drug lab incident in Kellogg, Idaho on November 4, 2000, pursuant to Idaho Code §39-7110.

    14. Incident 2000-4766 – Request for authorization to issue deficiency warrants in the amount of $2,623.51 for reimbursement of response costs incurred when emergency response teams assisted in a suspected drug lab incident in Pocatello, Idaho on December 21, 2000, pursuant to Idaho Code §39-7110.

    15. Incident 2000-4634 – Request for authorization to issue deficiency warrants in the amount of $2,482.15 for reimbursement of response costs incurred when emergency response teams assisted in a suspected drug lab incident in Pocatello, Idaho on December 10, 2000, pursuant to Idaho Code §39-7110.

    16. Incident 2000-4652 – Request for authorization to issue deficiency warrants in the amount of $914.68 for reimbursement of response costs incurred when emergency response teams assisted in a hazardous materials incident at 150 West 17 North, Jerome County, Idaho involving an unknown gray white substance on the road on December 12, 2000, pursuant to Idaho Code §39-7110.

    17. Incident 2000-0366 – Request for authorization to issue deficiency warrants in the amount of $370.51 for reimbursement of response costs incurred when emergency response teams assisted in a suspected drug lab incident in Boise, Idaho on February 1, 2001, pursuant to Idaho Code §39-7110.

    18. Incident 2000-0263 – Request for authorization to issue deficiency warrants in the amount of $426.20 for reimbursement of response costs incurred when emergency response teams assisted in a suspected drug lab incident in Spirit Lake, Idaho on January 21, 2001, pursuant to Idaho Code §39-7110.

    19. Incident 2000-0120 – Request for authorization to issue deficiency warrants in the amount of $977.69 for reimbursement of response costs incurred when emergency response teams assisted in a suspected drug lab incident in Bonners Ferry, Idaho on January 10, 2001, pursuant to Idaho Code §39-7110.

    20. Incident 2000-0055 – Request for authorization to issue deficiency warrants in the amount of $2,529.50 for reimbursement of response costs incurred when emergency response teams assisted in a suspected drug lab incident in Caldwell, Idaho on January 5, 2001, pursuant to Idaho Code §39-7110.

    21. Incident 2000-0138 – Request for authorization to issue deficiency warrants in the amount of $1,378.20 for reimbursement of response costs incurred when emergency response teams assisted in a suspected drug lab incident in Nampa, Idaho on January 11, 2001, pursuant to Idaho Code §39-7110.

    22. Incident 2000-0356 – Request for authorization to issue deficiency warrants in the amount of $2,227.12 for reimbursement of response costs incurred when emergency response teams assisted in a suspected drug lab incident in Moscow, Idaho on January 31, 2001, pursuant to Idaho Code §39-7110.

    23. Incident 2000-0034 – Request for authorization to issue deficiency warrants in the amount of $1,471.59 for reimbursement of response costs incurred when emergency response teams assisted in a suspected drug lab incident in Pocatello, Idaho on January 3, 2001, pursuant to Idaho Code §39-7110.

    24. Incident 2000-3739 – Request for authorization to issue deficiency warrants in the amount of $2,649.34 for reimbursement of response costs incurred when emergency response teams assisted in a suspected drug lab incident in Preston, Idaho on October 2, 2000, pursuant to Idaho Code §39-7110.

    25. Incident 2000-4869 – Request for authorization to issue deficiency warrants in the amount of $1,403.08 for reimbursement of response costs incurred when emergency response teams assisted in a suspected drug lab incident in Caldwell, Idaho on December 30, 2000, pursuant to Idaho Code §39-7110.

    26. Incident 2000-4556 – Request for authorization to issue deficiency warrants in the amount of $2,065.61 for reimbursement of response costs incurred when emergency response teams assisted in a suspected drug lab incident in Twin Falls, Idaho on December 5, 2000, pursuant to Idaho Code §39-7110.

    27. Incident 2000-4495 – Request for authorization to issue deficiency warrants in the amount of $2,450.16 for reimbursement of response costs incurred when emergency response teams assisted in a suspected drug lab incident in Ammon, Idaho on November 30, 2000, pursuant to Idaho Code §39-7110.
        Bill Bishop stated these requests are current on a month to month basis. Ben Ysursa made a motion to recommend approval on the Consent Agenda. Roger Gabel seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.
      28. DIVISION OF FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
        House Bill #36 was signed by the Governor on February 16, 2001 and requires the Board of Examiners to set the reimbursement rate in the State Travel Policy that does not exceed the IRS rate. The Statewide Fiscal Policy Advisory Committee (FPAC) recommends the following amendments to Appendix B of the State Travel Policies and Procedures effective July 1, 2001.
          Daily Meal Reimbursement
          Remove: In-state of $20/day and Out of-state of $30/day

          Add
          Meal Reimbursement Rate:
          $30.00 per day is the base, but would allow the higher federal allowance in those locations published in IRS Publications.

          Partial Day Meal Reimbursement
          No change from the current percentage limits of 25% for breakfast, 35% for lunch, and 55% for dinner. These percentages would apply based on the travel designation.
          Dave Tolman reported DFM sponsored House Bill 36 in the legislature, which allows the Board of Examiners to set meal reimbursement rate that do not exceed the IRS rate. The Fiscal Policy Advisory Committee is recommending $30.00 per day as the base, but allow higher federal allowance in some locations as published in IRS publication. It was decided to hold the request until the April meeting when David High is present.


        OFFICE OF ATTORNEY GENERAL

      29. Notification that John Magel 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 the Griff Bros. V. Dep’t of Agric., State File No. 2001-0377-001, pursuant to Idaho Code §67-1409.

      30. Notification that John R. Goodell of the firm of Racine, Olson, Nye, Budge and Bailey has been appointed as a special deputy attorney general for the purpose of representing the State of Idaho in the Horne v. Dep’t of Transp., Dist. 5, et al., State File Nos. 2000-0527-001, 2000-0526-001, 2000-0712-001, pursuant to Idaho Code §67-1409.

      31. Notification that M. Michael Sasser of the firm of Sasser & Inglis has been appointed as a special deputy attorney general (SDAG) for the purpose of representing the State of Idaho in the Root v. Southwest Dist. Health Dep’t, Case No. CV-99-02963; State File No. L99-0699-001, pursuant to Idaho Code §67-1409.

          Ben Ysursa made a motion to recommend approval of items #29-31 on the Consent Agenda. Brian Whitlock seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.


      DIVISION OF FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

      32. SUB-COMMITTEE APPROVAL Request to reimburse moving expense up to $5,000 for Jim Caswell, appointed by the Governor to be the Administrator for the new Office of Species Conservation.

      33. SUB-COMMITTEE APPROVAL Request to reimburse moving expense in the amount of $561.93 for Scott Turlington, who has joined the Division of Financial Management as a policy advisor for the Governor.
          Ben Ysursa made a motion to recommend approval by the Sub-Committee. Roger Gabel seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.




      INFORMATIONAL AGENDA
        STATE INSURANCE FUND

      34. Estimate of the State Insurance Fund expenses to be paid by sight drafts for the month of February 2001.
          Estimated expenditure for workers $10,000,000.00
          compensation claim costs, dividends
          and premium refunds

        Funds Expended in January 2001:

          Workers Compensation Claim Costs $ 5,628,827.31
          Dividend 28,939,492.61
          Commissions -0-
          Policy Refunds 196,428.22
          Total $ 34,764,748.14
        33. Estimate of the Petroleum Storage Tank Fund expenses to be paid by sight draft or the month of February 2001.

            Estimated expenditures for $750,000.00
            Petroleum Storage Tank Fund
          Fund expended in January 2001:

            Payroll $ 51,254.57
            Operations 165,916.70
            Claim Costs 117,813.67
            Total $334,984.94





        REGULAR AGENDA

        34. STATE TREASURER
          Request for authorization to issue Tax Anticipation Notes for the Fiscal Year commencing July 1, 2001, in an amount not to exceed $1,424,182,500, as necessary and pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 32 of Title 63, of the Idaho Code.
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