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STATE BOARD OF EXAMINERS
MINUTES – Subcommittee Meeting
March 13, 2008 – 9:00 a.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 9:00 a.m. pursuant to Idaho Code §67-2002 and by order of the chair.

The following members were present: David Fulkerson, Division of Financial Management; Chuck Goodenough, Deputy Secretary of State; Steve Olsen, Deputy Attorney General; and Deborah Wonch, Office of the State Controller, as assisting secretary to the subcommittee.

Also present by invitation were: Mary Halverson, Bureau of Homeland Security; Marsi Woody, Idaho State Police; Col. Jerry Russell, Idaho State Police; Paul Panther, Department of Correction; Warden Randy Blades, Department of Correction; Liza Carberry, State Treasurer’s Office; Brad Hoaglun, Office of the State Controller; Brandon Woolf, Office of the State Controller; and Jennifer Bonilla, Office of the State Controller.


CONSENT AGENDA

1. Minutes
Approval of official minutes for the meeting of the Subcommittee to the Board of Examiners on
February 14, 2008.

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

REGULAR AGENDA

2. Department of Administration
a. Request for recognition of assignment pursuant to Idaho Code §67-1027 from Baklap Ventures LLC to KMC IV, LLC c/o Elliott Associates Inc.

b. Request for recognition of assignment pursuant to Idaho Code §67-1027 from Timothy T. Latta and Irene M. Latta and Ascot, LLC to Timothy T. Latta and Irene M. Latta.

Resolution: Mr. Fulkerson moved to approve item 2. Mr. Goodenough seconded the motion. The motion carried on a unanimous voice vote.


3. State Treasurer
Request for approval to issue the Fiscal Year 2009 Tax Anticipation Notes.

Discussion: Ms. Liza Carberry briefly presented the Fiscal Year 2009 Tax Anticipation Notes and some background on how and why they are issued.

Resolution: Mr. Goodenough moved to approve item 3 and be placed on the regular agenda. Mr. Fulkerson seconded the motion. The motion carried on a unanimous voice vote.

4. Bureau of Homeland Security, Division of Military, Executive Office of Governor
    ID#
DescriptionAmountCommentsDate to Board
2007-00271HazMat$5610.37Old dynamite found at a residence; 10825 N. 44 E. in Ucon.3/6/08
2007-00306Drug Lab$989.71Drug lab located at 3972 Grouse Creek Rd. in Sandpoint.3/6/08
2007-00315HazMat$1079.27Avis rental car sustained fuel tank damage during a traffic accident, causing a fuel leak.3/6/08
2007-00330HazMat$966.96Pipe bomb was found in the driveway area of a storage shed facility in Lewiston.3/6/08
2007-00334Drug Lab$1429.74Drug lab located at 2916 Julia in Coeur d' alene. 3/6/08
2007-00338Drug Lab$1956.61Drug lab located at 004 Nielson Lane in Hansen.3/6/08
2007-00339HazMat$3880.09Envelope containing unknown item was left at the E. Boise Port of Entry, I-84 at Mile Post 66. 3/6/08
TOTAL$15,912.75

Discussion: Mr. Olsen asked Ms. Halverson about issues regarding overtime that Colonel Shawver was researching.

Ms. Halverson responded the issue was overtime for the first responders.

Resolution: Mr. Olsen moved to approve item 4. Mr. Fulkerson seconded the motion. The motion carried on a unanimous voice vote.


5. Idaho State Police
Request approval to pay overtime for work performed on specific overtime funded grants, projects and agreements for Idaho State Police as allowed in the revised Idaho Code 67-5302 (20).

Discussion: Colonel Russell presented an overview of how ISP Officers are paid overtime for special projects paid for by grants. It was noted that HB496 has passed both House and Senate and is awaiting signature by Governor Otter. This legislation amends Idaho Code 67-5302 (20) with language permitting the definition of “overtime work” for those employees engaged in law enforcement, correctional and fire protection activities to also include hours earned in excess of forty (40) hours in a period of one hundred sixty-eight (168) consecutive hours upon emergency declaration by the governor or with the approval of the appointing authority and the board of examiners.

Resolution: Mr. Fulkerson moved to approve item 5, contingent on Governor Otter signing HB496. Mr. Goodenough seconded the motion. The motion carried on a unanimous voice vote.


INFORMATIONAL AGENDA

6. Department of Correction
Idaho Department of Correction would like to advise the Board of its intention to renew its contract with GEO and the city of Littlefield, Texas, in order to allow Idaho prisoners to remain at Bill Clayton Detention Center (“BCDC”) for an additional year.

Discussion: Mr. Panther introduced himself and Warden Randy Blades of the Virtual Prison Unit. The Director of the Department of Correction would like to inform the Board about the Department’s intentions to renew the contract. In the past there has been language in the appropriations requiring approval for contracting the housing of prisoners out of state. The Department does not believe approval is required to keep them there but would like to keep the Board fully informed.

Mr. Olsen asked if Mr. Panther and Warden Blades would like to attend the Board of Examiners meeting to explain and answer questions from the Board. Mr. Panther responded that it was the intention of the Director to have both attend the meeting.

Resolution: Mr. Olsen moved to approve item 6 and keep it on the informational agenda. Mr. Fulkerson seconded the motion. The motion carried on a unanimous voice vote.

    7. Attorney General
    a. Notification that V. Rafael Stone of the firm of Foster Pepper, PLLC in Seattle, Washington, has been appointed pursuant to Idaho Code §67-1409 as a special deputy attorney general for the purpose of representing PERSI in investment-related transactional matters that include, but are not limited to, PERSI’s private equity and private real estate investments.

    b. Notification that Paul Madden of the firm of Whiteford, Taylor & Preston, LLP in Baltimore, Maryland, has been appointed pursuant to Idaho Code §67-1409 as a special deputy attorney general for the purpose of consultation, research, and advice on federal tax and regulatory issues related to plan qualification and compliance, as needed and when requested by PERSI.

    c. Notification that J. O. Nicholson, III of Nicholson Law Office has been appointed pursuant to Idaho Code §67-1409 as a special deputy attorney general for the purpose of representing the State of Idaho, Idaho Transportation Department Automatic License Suspension (ALS) Program.

    d. Notification that Stephen J. Muhonen of the firm of Racine, Olson, Nye, Budge & Bailey, Chtd., has been appointed pursuant to Idaho Code §67-1409 as a special deputy attorney general for the purpose of representing the State of Idaho, Idaho Transportation Department Automatic License Suspension (ALS) Program.

    e. Notification that Peter J. Johnson of Johnson Law Group in Spokane, Washington, 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 the case of DeForest v. Bergen, et al.

    f. Notification that Mary V. York, Murry D. Feldman, and Craig D. Galli of the firm of Holland & Hart, LLP, has been appointed pursuant to Idaho Code §67-1409 as a special deputy attorney general for the purpose of representing and defending the Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) in legal matters concerning the challenge in the case of North Idaho Community Action Network, et al. v. Hofmann, et al.

    g. Notification that D. Joseph Cartwright with Carwright Law Firm, P.C., in Salt Lake City, Utah, 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 the case of Estate of Welberg.

    8. State Insurance Fund

    a. Estimate of the State Insurance Fund expenses to be paid by sight drafts for the month of January, 2008.
        Estimated expenditure for workers compensation claim costs, dividends and premium refunds
    $18,000,000.00
      Funds Expended in January, 2008
      Workers Compensation Claim Costs
    $8,334,130.23
      Dividend
    19,616,216.17
      Commissions
    0
      Policy Refunds
    509,814.70
      Total
    $28,460,161.10

    Estimate of the Petroleum Clean Water Trust Fund expenses to be paid by sight draft for the month of January, 2008.
        Estimated expenditure for Petroleum Clean Water Trust Fund
    $750,000.00
      Funds Expended in January, 2008:
      Payroll
    69,189.39
      Operations
    243,010.28
      Claim Costs
    56,601.25
      Total
    $368,800.92

    A meeting agenda will be available at the Idaho State Controller’s Office, 700 West State Street, Boise, Idaho, two (2) working days before the meeting.

    If you have questions or would like to arrange auxiliary aides or services for persons with disabilities, please contact the Idaho State Controller’s Office at (208) 334-3100. Accommodations for auxiliary aides or services must be made no less than five (5) working days in advance of the meeting.

    The CONSENT AGENDA addresses routine items the board may approve without discussion.

    The REGULAR AGENDA addresses policy and program items the board may wish to discuss prior to making a decision.

    The INFORMATION AGENDA provides information only.

    The agendas are subject to change and the Board may move an item from one agenda to another.

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