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STATE BOARD OF EXAMINERS
MINUTES – Subcommittee Meeting
September 12, 2017 – 1:30 p.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 1:30p.m. pursuant to Idaho Code §67-2002 and by order of the chair.

The following members were present: Chairman Jani Revier, Division of Financial Management; Tim Hurst, Office of the Secretary of State; Brian Kane, Office of the Attorney General; and Brian Benjamin, Office of the State Controller, as assisting secretary to the subcommittee.

Also present were: David Fulkerson, Division of Financial Management; Rachelle Vance, Department of Health and Welfare; Wayne Harris by phone, Idaho Office of Emergency Management; Stephanie Wildman, Division of Administration Purchasing; Drew Evans, Division of Environmental Quality; Maggie Smith, Legislative Services Office; and Renee Holt, State Controller’s Office.


CONSENT AGENDA

1. Minutes
    Approval of official minutes for the meeting of the Subcommittee to the Board of Examiners on August 8, 2017.

    Resolution: Mr. Kane moved to place item 1 on the consent agenda. Mr. Hurst seconded the motion. The motion carried on a unanimous voice vote.

REGULAR AGENDA

2. Office of Emergency Management/Homeland Security
ID#
Description
Amount
Comments
Date to Board
2017-00081
Formaline (formaldehyde mixture)
$3,758.04
Response to Formaline release via leak from semi-truck accident
(BANNOCK COUNTY)
09/07/2017
TOTAL
$3,758.04
    Resolution: Mr. Kane moved to place item 2 on the consent agenda. Mr. Hurst seconded the motion. The motion carried on a unanimous voice vote.


3. Department of Health and Welfare
    a) Request that $180,155,100 be transferred from the General Fund to the Cooperative Welfare Fund #0220 during the 2nd Quarter of Fiscal Year 2018 in accordance with appropriations passed.
    b) Request that $2,634,900 be reverted to the State General Fund from Fiscal Year 2017.

    Resolution: Mr. Kane moved to place item 3 on the consent agenda. Mr. Hurst seconded the motion. The motion carried on a unanimous voice vote.

4. Department of Environmental Quality
a) Request in accordance with Senate Bill 1187, that $350,733.00 be transferred from the Air Quality Permitting Fund #0186 to the Department of Environmental Quality Fund #0225 during the second quarter of Fiscal Year 2018.

    b) Request in accordance with Senate Bill 1187, that $4,640,439.00 be transferred from the General Fund to the Department of Environmental Quality Fund #0225 during the second quarter of Fiscal Year 2018.

    c) Request in accordance with Senate Bill 1187, that $339,507.00 be transferred from the Public Water System Supervision Fund #0191 to the Department of Environmental Quality Fund #0225 during the second quarter of Fiscal Year 2018.

    d) Request in accordance with Senate Bill 1187, that $302,646.00 be transferred from the Water Pollution Control Fund #0200 to the Department of Environmental Quality Fund #0225 during the second quarter of Fiscal Year 2018.


    Discussion: Mr. Hurst asked why there are four different transfers. Mr. Benjamin responded that it is money that goes in different buckets from their permitting process, and in order to spend it they must transfer it to the DEQ fund it is part of their appropriation on how they collect and transfer their money. Mr. Hurst inquired if they carry a balance in the individual funds. Mr. Benjamin responded yes they do. Mr. Fulkerson stated that they use them as sort of a bucket fund like Health & Welfare does. Mr. Hurst wanted to know why they do not change legislation so the money will just go to the appropriate place. Mr. Fulkerson stated that he was not sure why it was set up that way but that is the way it is. Mr. Kane indicated that it is a checks and balance process.
    Resolution: Mr. Kane moved to place item 4 on the consent agenda. Mr. Hurst seconded the motion. The motion carried on a unanimous voice vote.

5. Department of Environmental Quality
    Request for recognition of assignment of contract #K171 from TerraGraphics Environmental Engineering, Inc. (TerraGraphics) to Alta Science and Engineering, Inc. (Alta). Contract is for Task-based Technical, Scientific, and Engineering services for the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality.

    Discussion: Mr. Evans stated that the split from TerraGraphics was a corporate re-organization. The EPA division of the company broke off with the four principals and personnel from the old company moving to Alta. Mrs. Revier asked what the contract was for. Mr. Evans responded that it was a task order base contract. Mr. Benjamin said that the new company has insurance and the old company extended insurance for the work done prior. DEQ will be able to review work before payment will be made, so the risk is minimal.
    Resolution: Mr. Hurst moved to place item 5 on the consent agenda. Mr. Kane seconded the motion. The motion carried on a unanimous voice vote.

6. Department of Administration Division of Public Works
    Request for recognition of assignment from North State Industries to Autenco, LLC for the real property lease through the Idaho Industrial Commission as lessee, for occupancy of 111 Ironwood Drive, Suite A, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.

    Resolution: Mr. Kane moved to place item 6 on the consent agenda. Mr. Hurst seconded the motion. The motion carried on a unanimous voice vote.

7. Department of Administration – Division of Purchasing
    Request for recognition of assignment of contract for technical assistance to the Department of Environmental Quality from TerraGraphics Environmental Engineering, Inc. (TerraGraphics) to Alta Science and Engineering, Inc. (Alta).

    Resolution: Mr. Kane moved to place item 7 on the consent agenda. Mr. Hurst seconded the motion. The motion carried on a unanimous voice vote.

8. Lava Hot Springs Foundation
    a) Request pursuant to Idaho Code §67-4402 to approve the lease from Lava Hot Springs Foundation (Lessor) to Mark Patterson and Julie Patterson (Lessee).
    b) Request pursuant to Idaho Code §67-4402 to approve the lease from Lava Hot Springs Foundation (Lessor) to Edge Water Resort LLC (Lessee).

    Resolution: Mr. Kane moved to place item 8 on the consent agenda. Mr. Hurst seconded the motion. The motion carried on a unanimous voice vote.

INFORMATIONAL AGENDA
    9. Office of the Attorney General
      a) Notification that Paul J. Augustine of the firm of Augustine Law Offices, PLLC, has been appointed pursuant to Idaho Code §67-1409 as a Special Deputy Attorney General for the purpose of representing the State of Idaho, Industrial Special Indemnity Fund in the matter of Martha Garcia.

      b) Notification that Daniel A Miller of the firm of Ludwig, Shoufler, Miller & Johnson, LLP, has been appointed pursuant to Idaho Code §67-1409 as a Special Deputy Attorney General for the purpose of representing the State of Idaho, Industrial Special Indemnity Fund in the matter of Janelle D. Phillips.

      c) Notification that Jessica Lorello, an employee of the Attorney General is permitted to accept additional outside employment at Concordia University School of Law in Boise. Idaho.

    10. State Insurance Fund
      a. Estimate of the State Insurance Fund expenses to be paid by sight drafts for the month of
        August 2017.
          Estimated expenditure for workers compensation claim costs, dividends and premium refunds
    $19,000,000.00
        Funds Expended in June 2017:
        Workers Compensation Claim Costs
    $12,346,262.97
        Dividends
    0
        Commission
    0
        Policy Refunds
    $228,040.40
        Total
    $12,574,303.37
        b. Estimate of the Idaho Petroleum Clean Water Trust Fund expenses to be paid by sight drafts for the month of August 2017.
              Estimated expenditure for Idaho Petroleum Clean Water Trust Fund
        $600,000.00
            Funds Expended in June 2017:
            Payroll
        $62,629.45
            Operations
        $147,266.18
            Claim Costs
        $374,972.08
            Total
        $584,867.71

      Mr. Kane moved to adjourn the meeting. Mr. Hurst seconded the motion. The meeting adjourned at 1:50 p.m.
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