STATE BOARD OF EXAMINERS
MINUTES – SUBCOMMITTEE MEETING
700 W. State Street, Boise, Idaho
5th Floor, Conference Room A
March 3, 2005
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: Brad Foltman, Governor’s Office; Chuck Goodenough, Office of the Secretary of State; Dave High, Office of the Attorney General; and Patrick Hodges, Office of the State Controller, as assisting secretary to the subcommittee.
Also present by invitation were: Laura Steffler, State Treasurer’s Office; Mary Halverson, Bureau of Hazardous Materials; Brandon Woolf, State Controller’s Office; Bryn Field, State Controller’s Office.
Approval of official minutes for the meeting of the Subcommittee to the Board of Examiners on February 3, 2005.
Resolution: Mr. Goodenough moved to approve item 1. Mr. High seconded the motion. The motion carried on a unanimous voice vote.
2. State Treasurer’s Office – Ron G. Crane, State Treasurer (item a), Liza C. Carberry, Investment Manager (item b)
a. Request for approval of the State Treasurer’s annual investment fee to be charged to state agencies pursuant to Idaho Code 67-1210 and 67-3524.
b. Request for approval to issue the Fiscal Year 2006 Tax Anticipation Notes.
Discussion: Mrs. Steffler responded to a question from Dave High asking if there was anything unusual about item a. Mrs. Steffler responded that there was nothing unusual about the way item a. was handled and mentioned the appropriation was lowered and there was an excess cash balance.
Resolution: Mr. High moved to approve item 2 a. Mr. Foltman seconded the motion. The motion carried on a unanimous voice vote.
Resolution: Mr. High moved to move item 2 b to the regular agenda with a recommendation for approval. Mr. Foltman seconded the motion. The motion carried on a unanimous voice vote.
3. Department of Administration
a. Request for recognition of assignment pursuant to Idaho Code §67-1027 from Herman W. Schumacker to Richard Schumacker.
b. Request for recognition of assignment pursuant to Idaho Code §67-1027 from Sundance Business Center, c/o Complete Property Management to SVN Management.
Resolution: Mr. High moved to approve item 3. Mr. Goodenough seconded the motion. The motion carried on a unanimous voice vote.
4. State Controller’s Office – Anita Calhoun
Request for approval of suggested wording for the Travel Policy to the Board of Examiners submitted by the Fiscal Policy Advisory Committee (FPAC).
#4. EXPENSES NOT ALLOWED
The following will NOT be paid by the State:
A. Expenses of a personal nature incurred for the convenience of the traveler including travel by indirect routes or stop-overs for personal reasons; or leaving early or returning later than necessary on a trip. It is acceptable for the traveler to leave their home station in reasonably sufficient time to arrive at an airport’s recommended pre-departure time.
#11. MEALS NOT ALLOWABLE
4. Reimbursement will not be made to an employee for meal expenses when the
employee left their home station earlier than reasonable necessary to meet an
airport’s recommended pre-departure time.
Discussion: Mr. Goodenough moved to change reasonable to reasonably in item 4. #11-4.
Resolution: Mr. Foltman moved to approve item 4 with the correction. Mr. Goodenough seconded the motion. The motion carried on a unanimous voice vote.
5. Department of Health and Welfare – Karl B. Kurtz, Director
Request for approval to transfer $31,349,800 from the General Fund to the Cooperative Welfare Fund #0220.
Resolution: Mr. Foltman moved to approve item 5. Mr. Goodenough seconded the motion. The motion carried on a unanimous voice vote.
6. Bureau of Hazardous Materials, Division of Military, Executive Office Of Governor – Mary Halverson
Request for authorization to issue deficiency warrants for reimbursement of response costs incurred during February pursuant to Idaho Code §39-7110.
Discussion: Mrs. Halverson responded to a question from Mr. Goodenough asking where the train derailment occurred. Mrs. Halverson stated it derailed in canyon county, east of Notus. Mrs Halverson also clarified for Mr. Goodenough that the pipe bomb incident was different from the incident seen on February’s agenda. Mrs. Halverson told the subcommittee the person responsible for the pipe bomb was currently in prison and had agreed to pay back charges incurred during the incident. Mr. Foltman asked for action to be taken to investigate whether inmates can start paying off charges while they are in prison.
Date to Board
Drug Lab Chemicals & Pipe Bombs
Gooding County EMS charges
Overturned truck, in dispute
Lab in 5th wheel trailer
Lab in dumpster
Resolution: Mr. Foltman moved to approve the updated item 6. Mr. Goodenough seconded the motion. The motion carried on a unanimous voice vote.
7. Attorney General
Notification that Charles Barnhill, Jr. of the firm of Miner, Barnhill & Galland in Madison, Wisconsin and Robert S. Libman of the firm of Miner, Barnhill & Galland in Chicago, Illinois have been appointed pursuant to Idaho Code §67-1409 as special deputy attorney generals for the purpose of representing the State of Idaho in the case of opposition to class certification in the multi-district litigation under In Re: Pharmaceutical Industry Average Wholesale Price Litigation, MDL No. 1456; C.A. No. 01-12257-PBS.
8. State Controller’s Office
Notification of closure of rotary fund 0857 for the Idaho State Police effective February 4, 2005.
9. State Insurance Fund
a. Estimate of the State Insurance Fund expenses to be paid by sight drafts for the month of February 2005.
Estimated expenditure for workers compensation claim costs, dividends and premium refunds
Funds Expended in January 2005
Workers Compensation Claim Costs
b. Estimate of the Petroleum Clean Water Trust Fund expenses to be paid by sight draft for the month of February 2005.
Estimated expenditure for Petroleum Clean Water Trust Fund
Funds Expended in January 2005:
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 9:14 a.m.
__________/s/ Keith Johnson____________
Keith Johnson, Secretary of the Board and
Idaho State Controller
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