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MINUTES
SUB-COMMITTEE MEETING
STATE BOARD OF EXAMINERS
Thursday, July 2, 1998 – 9:00 a.m.
Office of State Controller - Conference Room A

Members Attending: David High, Office of Attorney General
              H. W. Turner, Office of State Controller
              Ben Ysursa, Office of Secretary of State

Member Absent: Darrell Manning, Office of Governor

Visitors Attending: Mary Bradford, Department of Transportation
              Gary Broker, Department of Health and Welfare


1. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATIONMary Bradford, Human Resource Manager
    Request for authorization to pay 34.5 hours overtime for Dave Baumann, Hearing Officer in the Driver Services Section of the Division of Motor Vehicles, accrued while a “covered” employee in the Vehicles Services Section. He is unable to take the time off and his vacation balance is bordering on the maximum allowable.
      Mary Bradford stated the department normally does not pay overtime when an employee goes from covered to non-covered but Dave Baumann’s position requires more overtime and he is not able to take this time off. Ben Ysursa made a motion to recommendation approval on the Consent Agenda. David High seconded the motion. Passed unanimously.

    DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND WELFARE – Gary Broker, Administrator, Division of Management Services

2. Request for authorization to pay overtime for Kathleen Gillingham currently working on the Medicaid Management Information System (MMIS) Implementation Project. The estimated overtime is between 10 and 25 hours per week for the duration of the project. Permission to pay overtime for the other staff members working with this implementation project was granted and is currently in effect until October 31, 1998.
      Gary Broker stated Kathleen Gillingham has been hired to work on the MMIS Project and they would like to add her name to the 10 employees previously approved for overtime payment. He said it is expected the MMIS Project will be operational by the third or fourth week in September and hopefully the overtime will slow down. Ben Ysursa made a motion to recommend approval on the Consent Agenda. David High seconded the motion. Passed unanimously.

    DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND WELFARE (continued)

3. Request for approval of Recognition of Assignment as executed by Assignor L & M Construction Company of Weiser, Idaho and Assignee Sheldon Homedale Family Limited Partnership of Emmett, Idaho for the Department of Health and Welfare’s Homedale Field Office Lease.
      Ben Ysursa made a motion to recommend approval on the Consent Agenda. David High seconded the motion. Passed unanimously.


OFFICE OF ATTORNEY GENERAL

4. Notification that Mr. Richard A. Skinner, Skinner & Fawcett, has been appointed to represent the interest of the State of Idaho as Special Deputy Attorney General for the purpose of serving as bond counsel and providing Opinions of Counsel related to the Idaho Water Resources Board, pursuant to Idaho Code § 67-1409.


5. Notification that Mr. Merlyn W. Clark, Hawley, Troxell, Ennis & Hawley, has been appointed for the purpose of appearing in the Snake River Basin Adjudication Consolidated Subcase No. 63-25243 (Organic Act) regarding the United States’ Motion to Compel Discovery and Motion for Expedited, pursuant to Idaho Code § 67-1409.

6. Notification that attorney at law Brian T. Watkins has been appointed to represent the State of Idaho in any appeal from a hearing officer’s decision filed pursuant to the authority of Idaho Code § 18-8002A, Automatic License Suspension Program, pursuant to Idaho Code § 67-1409.


7. Notification that Mr. J. D. Smeallie, of the firm of Sherburne, Powers & Needham, P.C., Boston, Massachusetts has been appointed to represent the defendant in the Korkut v. University of Idaho, Case No. 98-CV-11140PBS, pursuant to Idaho Code § 67-1409.
      Ben Ysursa made a motion to recommend approval on the Consent Agenda for items 4, 5, 6, and 7. David High seconded the motion. Passed unanimously.


8. STATE CONTROLLER’S OFFICE
    Request for authorization to accept Balukoff, Lindstrom & Co. proposal to perform the audit of the Legislative Branch of the State of Idaho for fiscal year 1998, pursuant to Idaho Code § 67-2027.
      Ben Ysursa made a motion to recommend approval on the Consent Agenda. David High seconded the motion. Passed unanimously.


9. SUB-COMMITTEE
    Discuss House Bill 774 regarding State Insurance Fund’s monthly estimate of expenses to be paid by sight drafts, which is submitted each month and filed in the Board of Examiners file.
      After review and discussion it was determined Idaho Code § 41-4919 and § 72-927 were not amended during the last legislative session and the monthly estimate of expenses to be paid by sight drafts should continue to be submitted to the State Board of Examiners. A letter will be sent to James Alcorn, Manager.
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