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STATE BOARD OF EXAMINERS
MINUTES – Sub-committee Meeting
March 11, 2014 – 1:30 p.m.
Joe R. Williams Building, 5th Floor Conference Room A

The regular meeting of the Subcommittee to the State Board of Examiners was called to order at 700 West State Street, Boise, Idaho, at 1:30 p.m. pursuant to Idaho Code §67-2002 and by order of the chair.

The following members were present: Brian Kane, Office of the Attorney General; Jani Revier, Division of Financial Management; Tim Hurst, Secretary of State’s Office; and Brian Benjamin, Office of the State Controller, as assisting secretary to the subcommittee.

Also present by invitation were: David Fulkerson, Division of Financial Management; Marsi Woody, Idaho State Police; Cindy McMackin, Department of Correction; Robert Storm, Idaho State Police; Bill Gardiner, Idaho State Police; Mary Marsh, Bureau of Homeland Security; Jeffery Rylee, Bureau of Homeland Security; Mark Lowe, Lava Hot Springs; Stephanie Bonney, Moore Smith Buxton & Turcke; and Deborah Wonch, Office of the State Controller.
CONSENT AGENDA

1. Minutes
Approval of official minutes for the meeting of the Sub-committee to the Board of Examiners on February 11, 2014.

Resolution: Mr. Kane moved to approve item 1. Mr. Hurst seconded the motion. The motion carried on a unanimous voice vote.


    REGULAR AGENDA
      2. Department of Administration
      a. Request for recognition of assignment according to Idaho Code §67-1027 from Peter Stavros to Flowing Wells LLC. (Idaho State Liquor Division is the Lessee.)

      b. Request for recognition of assignment according to Idaho Code §67-1027 from Start Development III, LLC to Three Twelve Idaho LLC. (Idaho Department of Correction, Probation and Parole is the Lessee.)

      Resolution: Mr. Kane moved to approve item 2 and place it on the consent agenda. Mr. Hurst seconded the motion. The motion carried on a unanimous voice vote.



      3. Bureau of Homeland Security
      ID#
      Description
      Amount
      Comments
      Date to Board
      2013-00240
      Suspected Drug Lab
      $1,280.83
      Team was dispatched to respond to a suspected drug lab.
      (TWIN FALLS COUNTY)
      03/11/2014
      2013-00249
      Unknown White Powder
      $1,331.84
      Unknown White Powder discovered in Post Office.
      (KOOTENAI COUNTY)
      03/11/2014
      TOTAL
      $2,612.67
        Discussion: Mr. Benjamin commented that the first incident was a suspected meth lab in a vacant house near Hagerman. The second incident was white powder found in a post office box. The powder was tested and concluded it was baking powder.

        Mr. Hurst asked if they were billing for Engine 17’s mileage when the responders were canceled 20 miles away from reaching Hagerman.

        Mr. Rylee answered that they did travel the 122 miles total.

        Mr. Kane asked if the responders who got called back received medical monitoring.

        Mr. Rylee said that medical monitoring costs are built into every incident, whether the responders were monitored or not.

        Resolution: Mr. Kane moved to approve item 3 and place it on the consent agenda. Mr. Hurst seconded the motion. The motion carried on a unanimous voice vote.



      4. Office of the State Treasurer
      Request pursuant to Idaho Code §63-3201 to issue tax anticipation notes that will not exceed 75% of the anticipated income or revenue from taxes during FY2015.

      Discussion: Mr. Kane asked if Ms. Bonney could give a history of the last 3 years.

      Ms. Bonney answered that for the last decade the tax anticipation notes have been $500 million.

      Resolution: Mr. Kane moved to approve item 4 and place it on the regular agenda. Mr. Hurst seconded the motion. The motion carried on a unanimous voice vote.

        5. Idaho Tax Commission – Item withdrawn by Idaho Tax Commission
        Request for approval pursuant to Idaho Code §63-3067(2) for transfer authority from the general fund to the refund fund. To accomplish this, the Commission asks that the transfer authority be for up to $20,000,000, in increments of $10,000,000 as needed.


        6. Idaho State Police
        Request approval pursuant to Idaho Code §67-5302(20) to add overtime for police escorts during the Idaho Patriot Thunder 2014 event, and security for the Snake River Canyon Jump event to the previously approved list of grants, projects, and agreements.

        Discussion: Ms. Woody explained that that Patriotic Thunder is a charity event. It would require 10 troopers working 10 hours.

        Mr. Storm commented that the Snake River canyon jump is a for-profit event, and ISP will be reimbursed for overtime by the jumper.

        Resolution: Mr. Kane moved to approve item 6 and place it on the consent agenda. Mr. Hurst seconded the motion. The motion carried on a unanimous voice vote.



        7. Idaho Department of Correction
        Request that two vehicles be permanently assigned to the Community Corrections Fugitive Recovery Unit.

        Discussion: Mr. Benjamin noted that the policy says a vehicle can be assigned to an individual employee. In this case, the cars will be assigned to the Unit, and the Unit will be giving them to the employees.

        Mr. Hurst asked how often the unit is called into action.

        Ms. McMackin answered that there are over 300 absconders at any given time. The unit stays active.

        Mr. Hurst said that the Board of Examiners’ policy states it needs to be assigned to an individual. He requested that the Department of Corrections notify the Controller’s Office (as secretary to the Board of Examiners) who has each vehicle and if the vehicle changes hands over the years.

        Resolution: Mr. Kane moved to approve item 7 and place it on the consent agenda. Mr. Hurst seconded the motion. The motion carried on a unanimous voice vote.



        8. Lava Hot Springs Foundation
        Request pursuant to Idaho Code §67-4402 to approve the lease adjustment administered by the Foundation to expand the land developed, extend the term of the lease until 2064, and adjust the rent to a flat rate rent adjusted every five years based on the Consumer Price Index.

        Resolution: Mr. Kane moved to approve item 8 and place it on the consent agenda. Mr. Hurst seconded the motion. The motion carried on a unanimous voice vote.


        INFORMATIONAL AGENDA

        9. Office of the Attorney General
        a. Notification that Merlyn W. Clark of the firm of Hawley, Troxell, Ennis & Hawley, LLP, has been appointed pursuant to Idaho Code §67-1409 as Special Deputy Attorney General for the purpose of representing the State of Idaho, Department of Administration, in matters related to E-rate issues.

        b. Notification that Shawna Dunn and James K. Dickinson of the Ada County Prosecutor’s Office, have been appointed pursuant to Idaho Code §67-1409 as Special Deputy Attorneys General for the purpose of representing the State of Idaho in the case of Haris Keserovic v. State of Idaho.

        c. 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 the State of Idaho, Department of Transportation in the case of Solecki, et al. v. State of Idaho, Department of Transportation.


        10. State Insurance Fund
        a. Estimate of the State Insurance Fund expenses to be paid by sight drafts for the month of
        January, 2014.
            Estimated expenditure for workers compensation claim costs, dividends and premium refunds
        $14,000,000.00
          Funds Expended in January, 2014:
          Workers Compensation Claim Costs
        $11,707,097.96
          Dividends
        0
          Commission
        0
          Policy Refunds
        326,091.72
          Total
        $12,033,189.68
        b. Estimate of the Petroleum Clean Water Trust Fund expenses to be paid by sight drafts for the month of January, 2014.
            Estimated expenditure for Petroleum Clean Water Trust Fund
        $450,000.00
          Funds Expended in January, 2014:
          Payroll
        $69,170.82
          Operations
        166,921.32
          Claim Costs
        38,751.60
          Total
        $274,843.74


        Mr. Hurst moved to adjourn the meeting at 1:53 p.m. Mr. Kane seconded the motion.
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