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MINUTES
SUB-COMMITTEE MEETING
STATE BOARD OF EXAMINERS
September 5, 2002 – 9:00 a.m.
Office of State Controller – Fifth Floor Conference Room A


Attending: Angie Billings, representing Brian Whitlock, Office of Governor
        Chuck Goodenough, representing Ben Ysursa, Office of Secretary of State
        David High, Office of Attorney General
        Keith Johnson, Office of State Controller

Visitors Attending:
        Dick Franks, Idaho State Police
        Keith Hasselquist, State Board of Education
        Carol Joyce, Boise State University
        Don Drum, Department of Corrections
        Tony Meatte, Department of Juvenile Corrections
        Gary Broker, Department of Health and Welfare
        Steve Kenyon, State Controller’s Office
        Ann Heilman, Division of Human Resources


1. IDAHO STATE POLICEDick Franks, Purchasing Agent; Rex Reagan, SCO

Request for authorization to sell three vehicles to Linett Aviation for the same amount that they would charge Idaho public agencies without going through the advertising process, but adhering to the provisions of the Surplus Property declaration and disposal authorization procedures. Linett Aviation plans to use the vehicles exclusively for the transport of prisoners for public agencies. They are requesting to purchase the vehicles from ISP since they are already outfitted for prisoner transport and are equipped for the safety of the officer.
      Dick Franks reported they would like to sell three surplused vehicles to Linett Aviation without going through the advertising process. These vehicles would be used to transport prisoners for state agencies. Rex Reagan stated he had no objection to the request. David High made a motion to recommend approval on the Consent Agenda. Chuck Goodenough seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.

    UNIVERSITY OF IDAHOMarty Peterson

2. SUB-COMMITTEE APPROVAL - Request for authorization to reimburse moving expenses up to $3,500 for the following open position:
        Position Department
        Network Analyst Supervisor Information Technology Services

3. SUB-COMMITTEE APPROVAL - Request for authorization to reimburse moving expenses up to $650.00 for the following open position:
        Position Department
        Postdoctoral Fellow Plant, Soils, and Entomological Sciences
      Keith Hasselquist stated the two requests from U of I are for reimbursement of moving expenses for open positions up to the amounts requested. David High made a motion to recommend approval by the Sub-Committee. Angie Billings seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.


4. IDAHO STATE UNIVERSITY - Keith Hasselquist, Board of Education

SUB-COMMITTEE APPROVAL - Request for authorization to reimburse moving expenses for the following positions currently undergoing the search and recruiting process for the academic year 2002-2003.
      Position Department Amount
      College of Arts & Sciences
      Post Doctoral Researcher Geosciences $1,000.00
Assistant Lecturer Biological Sciences $ 500.00
      Student Services
      Director Women’s & Men ‘s Center $3,582.00
      Director ADA Center $4,432.00

      Keith Hasselquist reported this request is to reimburse moving expenses during the course of the year for the four positions. David High made a motion to recommend approval by the Sub-Committee. Angie Billings seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.


5. BOISE STATE UNIVERSITY – Carol Joyce
    SUB-COMMITTEE APPROVAL - Request for authorization to reimburse moving expenses up to $5,000 for the following positions:
      Position Department
      Assistant Professor-Tenure Track Faculty Geosciences
      General Book Buyer BSU Bookstore
      Assistant Professor Art Department
      Assistant Professor Art Department
      Assistant Professor Art Department
      Regional Consultant SW Regional Special Education
      Associate Professor Networking, Operations &
      Telecommunications Department
      Carol Joyce reported BSU is requesting moving reimbursement approval up to $5,000 for the 7 open positions. Reimbursement will be within state guidelines. David High made a motion to recommend approval by the Sub-Committee. Angie Billings seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.


6. DEPARTMENT OF LANDSWinston Wiggins, Director
    Request for authorization to lift the vacation cap for the following seven department employees until December 31, 2002. Due to overtime from the Douglas-fir Tussock Moth Project and fire activity, one individual has surpassed the annual leave limit and several others are in danger of losing earned leave.
            Ed Warner Ladd Livingston
            Steve Cuvala John Lillehaug
            Jim Nichols David Beckman
            Tom Johnson
      Winston Wiggins was unable to attend the meeting. Steve Kenyon reported all employees are at their vacation max except for Ladd Livingston. Angie Billings made a motion to recommend approval on the Consent Agenda. Chuck Goodenough seconded the motion. After further discussion Angie Billings made a substitute motion to recommend approval with the exception of Ladd Livingston. Chuck Goodenough seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously. Department of Lands can submit a request for Mr. Livingston for next month if it is required. Ann Heilman, Director of the Division of Human Resources stated a survey was conducted by DHR regarding a uniform moving policy for all state agencies. Because of inconsistency of agencies to come forward and the present economy nothing has been accomplished at this time. She said she would recommend approving the moving requests.

    DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONSDon Drum, Administrator, Division of Management Services

7. DEFERRED UNTIL OCTOBER - Request for authorization to reimburse moving expenses in the amount of $11,248.62 for the position of Deputy Administrator of Evaluation and Compliance from California. At the time he was hired, the Department did not commit to pay for these expenses, but they did commit to submit a request to the Board for payment.
      Don Drum reported for request #7 a decision had to be made very quickly to bring a person in to fill the position. The candidate was able to move with two weeks notice. Angie Billings had some questions regarding per diem and gas charges. Don Drum said he would have their fiscal officer check on the expenses. David High made a motion to defer the request for a month so the agency can provide some answers. Chuck Goodenough seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.


8. SUB-COMMITTEE APPROVAL - Request for authorization to reimburse moving expenses up to $5,000 for the position of Deputy Administrator of Management Services. At the time she was hired, the Department did not commit to pay for these expenses, but they did commit to submit a request to the Board for payment.
      Don Drum reported this request is to reimburse moving expenses up to $5,000. The employee will be involved in the inmate tracking system. David High made a motion to recommend approval by the Sub-Committee. Chuck Goodenough seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.

9. DEPARTMENT OF JUVENILE CORRECTIONSTony Meatte, Chief Fiscal
Officer
    SUB-COMMITTEE APPROVAL - Request for authorization to reimburse moving expenses up to $5,000 for the position of Superintendent, JCC, Lewiston (Division Administrator), if the successful candidate requires moving expenses.
      Tony Meatte reported this request is for approval for up to $5,000 moving reimbursement for the open position, if it is required. David High made a motion to recommend approval by the Sub-Committee. Chuck Goodenough seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.


    BUREAU OF HAZARDOUS MATERIALS Gary Ward

    Request for authorization to issue deficiency warrants for reimbursement of response costs incurred, pursuant to Idaho Code 39-7110.
BUREAU OF HAZARDOUS MATERIALS REPORT FOR AUGUST 2002
ID#
Description
Amount
Comments
E-Mailed
10. 2002-1776
Drug Lab
$ 774.77
Typical
8/19/2002
11. 2002-1970
Biohazard
$ 513.70
White powder at Smoky Canyon mine
8/19/2002
12. 2002-2346
Hazmat
$ 59.40
Explosive residue in a gutter
8/21/2002
13. 2002-2474
Drug Lab
$ 2,725.56
Typical
8/19/2002
14. 2002-2490
Drug Lab
$ 228.26
Typical
8/21/2002
15. 2002-2508
Drug Lab
$ 278.40
Typical
8/28/2002
16. 2002-2510
Drug Lab
$ 207.53
Typical
8/28/2002
17. 2002-2679
Drug Lab
$ 1,269.88
Typical
8/28/2002
18. 2002-2681
Drug Lab
$ 523.03
Lab in a van
8/21/2002
19. 2002-2744
Drug Lab
$ 724.94
Typical
8/19/2002
20. 2002-2764
Hazmat
$ 3,179.04
Containers abandoned along side road
8/19/2002
Total $10,484.51
      David High made a motion to recommend approval on the Consent Agenda. Chuck Goodenough seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.

21. PANHANDLE HEALTH DISTRICTJeanne Bock, Director
    Request for authorization to pay 71.7 hours compensatory time for Susan Gentry, Home Health Nurse in the Benewah County-St. Maries area, accrued January 1, 2002 to present. Mrs. Gentry has been working an excessive amount of overtime in order to take care of the patients because a Home Health Nurse from the Benewah County office quit several months ago to accept a higher paying position. They are actively recruiting to fill the position but have been unable to attract any nurses due to the extreme nursing shortage in the area and their inability to pay the present competitive nursing wages.
      Jeanne Bock was unable to attend the meeting. Ann Heilman stated she has been working extensively with the Health Districts and it is severely difficult to hire qualified nurses. She recommended approving the request. David High made a motion to recommend approval on the Consent Agenda. Angie Billings seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.


22. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND WELFAREGary Broker, Deputy Director, Division of Management Services
    SUB-COMMITTEE APPROVAL - Request for authorization to reimburse moving expenses in the amount of $750.00 for Jacqueline Walker for the position of Registered Nurse Manager at the Idaho State School and Hospital, from Colorado.

      Gary Broker stated the request is for approval of moving reimbursement in the amount of $750.00 for a Registered Nurse Manager. Angie Billings made a motion to recommend approval by the Sub-Committee. Chuck Goodenough seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.

ATTORNEY GENERAL

23. Notification that John B. Ingelstrom of the firm of Racine, Olson, Nye, Budge & Bailey has been appointed as a special deputy attorney general for the purpose of representing the State of Idaho in the Evans, et al. v. State of Idaho, et al., Supreme Court No. 95-50609; State File No. L95-0067-001, pursuant to Idaho Code §67-1409.

24. Notification that Wynn R. Mosman of Mosman Law Offices has been appointed as a special deputy attorney general for the purpose of representing the State of Idaho in various cases before the Industrial Commission, pursuant to Idaho Code §67-1409.

25. Notification that Paul Augustine of the firm Hall, Farley, Oberrecht & Blanton has been appointed as a special deputy attorney general for the purpose of representing the State of Idaho in various cases before the Industrial Commission, pursuant to Idaho Code §67-1409.
      Chuck Goodenough made a motion to recommend approval of Items 23, 24 and 25 on the Consent Agenda. Angie Billings seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.




INFORMATIONAL AGENDA

26. STATE CONTROLLER’S OFFICESteve Kenyon
    Report from Steve Kenyon regarding compensatory time for state employees.
      Request #26 was deferred until October’s meeting.
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