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MINUTES
SUB-COMMITTEE MEETING
STATE BOARD OF EXAMINERS
September 6, 2001 – 9:00 a.m.
Office of State Controller – Fifth Floor Conference Room A

Attending: 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:
        Marty Peterson, University of Idaho
        Dr. Greg Fitch, State Board of Education
        Bev Mushala, Boise State University
        Joanna L. Guilfoy, Department of Administration
        Rebecca Fry, Department of Administration
        Brent Reinke, Department of Juvenile Corrections
        Ann Joslin, Idaho State Library
        Tom Wilkerson, Department of Insurance
        Kathy Holley, Central District Health Department
        Janet Peck, Central District Health Department
        Gary Broker, Department of Health and Welfare
        Budd Hetrick, Bureau of Occupational Licenses
        Gary Ward, Bureau of Hazardous Materials
        Kathy Ewert, State Controller’s Office
        Lou Piccioni, Attorney
        John Olmsted
        Steve Kenyon, State Controller’s Office
        Audrey Musgrave, State Controller’s Office
        Chuck Severn, State Controller’s office


1. JOHN OLMSTEAD CLAIM / FILICETTI LAW OFFICEJoseph P. Filicetti, attorney
    Review State Controller’s recommended action on John Olmsted’s claim. Mr. Olmstead, a retired investigator with the Idaho State Police, has requested payment for 1,894 hours compensatory hours accrued from April 1972 through May 1974, in the amount of $41,554.36, at his hourly rate of pay of $21.94.
    (see attached minutes of hearing)
    UNIVERSITY OF IDAHOMarty Peterson

2. SUB-COMMITTEE APPROVAL - Request for authorization to reimburse moving expenses up to $5,000 for the following open positions:
        Laboratory Curriculum Coordinator Biological Sciences
        Assistant Professor Biological and Agricultural Sciences

    3. SUB-COMMITTEE APPROVAL - Request for authorization to reimburse moving expenses up to $5,000 for the following open positions:
          Department Head Biological and Agricultural Engineering
          Post Doctoral Research Associate Food Science and Toxicology
          Assistant Coordinator Adult, Counselor and Tech. Education
          Project Liaison Coordinator (2) Ag. – Cooperative Extension
          Project Manager Ag. – Cooperative Extension –
          Alternative Careers for Idaho Farmers
      4. SUB-COMMITTEE APPROVAL - Request for authorization to reimburse moving expenses up to $5,000 for the following open position:

          Fiscal Analyst Capital Planning & Capital Budget
      5. SUB-COMMITTEE APPROVAL - Request for authorization to reimburse moving expenses up to $5,000 for the following open positions:

          Manager Editor UI Press
          Assoc. VP for Univ. Extension College of Agriculture and Life Science
          Assistant Professor Animal and Veterinary Science
          Pharmacist Student Health Services
          Extension Educator, 4-H/Youth College of Agriculture – Bonneville County
          Extension Educator, Agriculture College of Agriculture – Clark County
      6. SUB-COMMITTEE APPROVAL - Request for authorization to reimburse moving expenses up to $5,000 for the following open positions:

          Post Doctoral Fellow Animal Veterinary Sciences
          Assistant Professor (2) MMBB
      7. SUB-COMMITTEE APPROVAL - Request for authorization to reimburse moving expenses up to $3,000 for the following open position:

          Interim Director Office of Multicultural Affairs

          Marty Peterson reported the requests are for pre-approval of moving reimbursement for the positions. Chuck Goodenough questioned the Interim Director request. Marty stated that if the Interim Director is employed less than a year, they will reimburse the moving expenses. David High made a motion to recommend approval by the Sub-Committee. Brian Whitlock seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.


        LEWIS CLARK STATE COLLEGEDr. Greg Fitch, Executive Director, State Board of Education
      8. SUB-COMMITTEE APPROVAL - Request for authorization to reimburse moving expenses up to $2,000 for the following position from appropriated funds, effective approximately August 1, 2002:
          Assistant Professor Natural Sciences Division
          Dr. Greg Fitch reported this request is for up to $2,000 for an Assistant Professor. David High made a motion to recommend approval by the Sub-Committee. Chuck Goodenough seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.

      9. IDAHO STATE UNIVERSITYDr. Greg Fitch, Executive Director, State Board of Education
        PULLED BY AGENCY - Request for authorization to reimburse additional moving expenses up to $10,000 for a faculty position in the ISU College of Pharmacy. Sub-Committee approval up to $5,000 was given in January, 2001 for the position. Additional moving expenses are now being requested because the candidate would be moving from Hawaii.
          Dr. Greg Fitch reported the potential candidate rejected the offer from ISU and they are pulling the request.


        BOISE STATE UNIVERSITYBev Mushala
      10. SUB-COMMITTEE APPROVAL - Request for authorization to reimburse moving expenses up to $5,000 for the following positions:
          Marketing Manager Student Union & Activities
          Assoc Prof. – Elect. Engineering College of Engineering
          Developer Analyst – Student Office of Information Technology
          Developer Analyst – Student Office of Information Technology
          Marketing/Academic Advisor Department of Nursing
          Director of Annual Giving University Advancement
          Exec Director of Alumni Relations University Advancement
          Academic Advisor College of Business & Economics
          Psychologist Counseling & Testing Center
          Business Manager Campus Recreation
          Senior Internal Auditor Risk Mgmt. And Audit Services
          Assoc. General Manager Boise State Radio

      11. Request for authorization to reimburse additional moving expenses of $669.39 for Dr. Richard Smith, Vice President Institutional Advancement, who is moving from Wichita, Kansas. The initial expenses of $5,000 were approved in December, 2000.
          Bev Mushala reported #10 is for reimbursement up to $5,000 for the positions. Request #11 is not additional moving expenses of $669.39 for a Vice President. Brian Whitlock made a motion to recommend #10 be approved by the Sub-Committee and that #11 be recommended for approval on the Consent Agenda. Chuck Goodenough seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.


        DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIONJoanna L. Guilfoy, Dep Attorney General -- Rebecca Fry
      12. Request for the Board of Examiners to take custody and control of surplus real property in St. Anthony, Idaho and immediately transfer authority for its disposition to the Department of Administration in accordance with Idaho Code 67-5709A.
          Joanna Guilfoy reported the Department of Juvenile Corrections would like to dispose of real property located in St. Anthony. Idaho Code 67-5709A states the Board of Examiners must take custody and control of the property and immediately transfer authority for its disposition to the Department of Administration. David High made a motion to recommend approval on the Consent Agenda. Chuck Goodenough seconded the motion. Brent Reinke stated the property was declared surplus in 1984 and at the present time there is no water, electric or sewer systems connected to the property. The motion passed unanimously.


      13. SUB-COMMITTEE APPROVAL - Request for authorization to reimburse moving expenses up to $5,000 for the following positions, if deemed necessary.

          Statewide GIS Coordinator
          Project Architect
          Outreach Coordinator, DPW
          Contracts Specialist, Architect/Engineer

          Rebecca Fry reported they are requesting moving expense reimbursement for four positions. David High made a motion to recommend approval by the Sub-Committee. Chuck Goodenough seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.

      14. IDAHO STATE LIBRARYAnn Joslin, Associate State Librarian
        SUB-COMMITTEE APPROVAL - Request for authorization to reimburse moving expenses up to $5,000 for the position of Library Consultant for Networking. All three candidates are from out of state – Texas, Georgia and Florida.
          Ann Joslin stated they would like authorization for moving expense reimbursement for the Networking Library Consultant. Brian Whitlock made a motion to recommend approval by the Sub-Committee. David High seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.

      15. DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCETom Wilkerson, Finance Manager

      SUB-COMMITTEE APPROVAL - Request for authorization to reimburse moving expenses up to $5,000 for the following positions:

          Chief Financial Examiner/Company Activities Bureau Chief
          State Fire Marshal

          Tom Wilkerson stated they would like authorization to pay moving expenses for two positions. Brian Whitlock made a motion to recommend approval by the Sub-Committee. David High seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.
      16. CENTRAL DISTRICT HEALTH DEPARTMENTKathy Holley, Director, and Janet Peck,
      Human Resources Officer
        Request for authorization to pay 225.5 hours compensatory time for Mrs. Cindy Howarth, RN Manager. Mrs. Howarth earned the comp time as a result of a six-month vacancy in the RN Supervisor position when she began work on September 1, 1999, and because of the new demands from the Governor’s immunization initiative. She has a vacation balance of 140.3 hours and it would be difficult to take off these accrued hours and maintain her program responsibilities.

          Kathy Holley reported they would like to pay compensatory time for a nursing supervisor. David High made a motion to recommend approval on the Consent Agenda. Chuck Goodenough seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.

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

      17. Request for authorization to reimburse moving expenses up to $5,000 for the position of Cytogenetic Technologist in the Bureau of Laboratories. The potential applicant is from Seattle, Washington.

      17. Request for authorization to reimburse moving expenses up to $10,000 for two Physicians, Psychiatric Specialty positions at the State Hospital South. The potential applicants live in North Carolina, Wyoming, Colorado and Canada.
          Gary Broker reported request #17 is for moving expenses for a position in the Bureau of Laboratories, and #18 is for two physician positions at the State Hospital South. Brian Whitlock made a motion to recommend approval for #17 by the Sub-Committee, and to recommend approval for #18 on the Consent Agenda. David High seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.


      19. BUREAU OF OCCUPATIONAL LICENSESBudd Hetrick, Deputy Bureau Chief
        Request for authorization to lift the vacation cap for six months for Budd A. Hetrick, Jr., Deputy Bureau Chief. In June, 2001 Governor Kempthorne appointed Tom Limbaugh, Chief of the Bureau, to the Industrial Commission. Mr. Hedrick has assumed the duties of Chief, as well as Deputy Bureau Chief, until the Governor appoints a replacement. He has accrued the maximum 336 hours allowable annual leave as of June 23, 2001 and his compensatory balance is over 100 hours and continues to grow.
          Budd Hetrick reported he would like authorization to raise his vacation cap for six month. David High made a motion to recommend approval on the Consent Agenda. Chuck Goodenough seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.

        BUREAU OF HAZARDOUS MATERIALSGary Ward
          Bureau of Hazardous Materials Report for August 2001
        ID #
        Description
        Amount
        CommentsTaken to boe
        20. 2001-1647
        Drug lab in car
        $355.11
        8/16/2001
        21. 2001-1912
        Pipe bombs by bridge
        $3,652.66
        on hold from August8/16/2001
        22. 2001-1991
        Drug Lab in car
        $1,874.26
        8/16/2001
        23. 2001-2034
        Drug Lab in car
        $179.29
        8/16/2001
        24. 2001-2127
        Drug Lab
        $1,774.21
        8/24/2001
        25. 2001-2417
        Drug Lab
        $424.33
        8/16/2001
        26. 2001-3069
        Drug Lab
        $202.94
        8/24/2001
        27. 2001-1514
        Chemical Spill $432.54
        $132.54
        $300.00 paid by spiller
        28. 2001-2421
        Drug Lab
        $4,262.72
        TOTALS
        $12,858.06
          Gary Ward stated that request #27 is for $132.54 because the spiller paid $300.00. The other requests are routine. David High made a motion to recommend approval on the Consent Agenda. Chuck Goodenough seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously


      29. STATE CONTROLLER’S OFFICE- REVISION OF SURPLUS PROPERTY POLICY –
      Kathy Ewert
        Proposed revisions of the Surplus Property Policy to address policy questions and to accommodate the upcoming online declaration format.
          A. Omit citing nominal value property on a declaration and reduce the number of surplus property declarations filed.
      B. Suggestions on Page 1 and 2 are simple grammatical or citation corrections
        C. Should exempt agencies be governed by the Board of Examiners regarding trade-ins?

            Kathy Ewert reported she anticipates the Surplus Property website will be available October 15 and distributed examples. She said the proposed revisions are minor changes to the policy with the exception of the question if exempt agencies should be governed by the Board regarding trade-ins. David High stated he did not think exempt agencies should be governed by the Board of Examiners regarding trade-ins, and the other Sub-Committee members concurred. David High made a motion to recommend approval for the proposed changes to the policy on the Consent Agenda. Chuck Goodenough seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.


        30. RATIFICATION OF APPROVAL
          Ratification of August 13, 2001 Sub-Committee approval of moving expenses reimbursement up to $5,000 for the position of Science Coordinator in the State Department of Education. The request was hand-carried and approved by the Sub-Committee members.
            David High made a motion to ratify the approval by the Sub-Committee. Chuck Goodenough seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.

          OFFICE OF ATTORNEY GENERAL

        31. Notification that Susan K. Servick of the firm of Quane Smith LLP has been appointed as a special deputy attorney general for the purpose of representing the State of Idaho in the cases for the Bureau of Child Support Services, Department of Health and Welfare, pursuant to Idaho Code §67-1409.

        32. Notification that John R. Goodell 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 Barrow, et al. v. Cree, et al., State Board of Medicine Case No. 76-01, before an Idaho medical malpractice screening panel, and in any litigation that may arise out of this matter, pursuant to Idaho Code §67-1409.

        33. Notification that John W. Barrett and Larry C. Hunter of the firm of Maffatt, Thomas, Barrett, Rock & Fields, Chtd. have been appointed as special deputy attorneys general for the purpose of representing the State of Idaho in the Hayden Lake Fire Protection Dist., et al, v. Jim Alcorn, et al. (State Insurance Fund), Case No. CV-00-00525, pursuant to Idaho Code §67-1409.
            Chuck Goodenough made a motion to recommend approval on the Consent Agenda for Items #31-33. Brian Whitlock seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.


        INFORMATIONAL AGENDA
          STATE INSURANCE FUND

        34. Estimate of the State Insurance Fund expenses to be paid by sight drafts for the month of August 2001.
            Estimated expenditure for workers $10,000,000.00
            compensation claim costs, dividends
            and premium refunds

          Funds Expended in July 2001:

            Workers Compensation Claim Costs $ 6,493,241.91
            Dividend 4,098.73
            Commissions 882.00
            Policy Refunds 128,469.15
                                Total $ 6,626,691.79

        35. Estimate of the Petroleum Storage Tank Fund expenses to be paid by sight draft or the month of August 2001.

            Estimated expenditures for $750,000.00
            Petroleum Storage Tank Fund
          Fund expended in July 2001:

            Payroll $ 51,942.40
            Operations 168,291.22
            Claim Costs 191,191.71
            Total $ 411,425.33
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