Legislature(2017 - 2018)ADAMS ROOM 519

03/06/2018 08:00 AM LEGISLATIVE BUDGET & AUDIT

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08:01:04 AM Start
08:01:49 AM Approval of the Agenda
08:02:16 AM Approval of the Minutes
08:02:43 AM Executive Session
08:27:25 AM Adjourn
* first hearing in first committee of referral
+ teleconferenced
= bill was previously heard/scheduled
+ EXECUTIVE SESSION - Procurement TELECONFERENCED
a. IRIS & ALDER IT Audit Expertise
b. Amendments to Consultant Contracts
Other Committee Business
                    ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                                                                                  
             LEGISLATIVE BUDGET AND AUDIT COMMITTEE                                                                           
                         March 6, 2018                                                                                          
                           8:01 a.m.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
MEMBERS PRESENT                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Senator Bert Stedman, Chair                                                                                                     
Senator Anna MacKinnon                                                                                                          
Senator Cathy Giessel                                                                                                           
Senator Click Bishop                                                                                                            
Senator Lyman Hoffman                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Representative Andy Josephson, Vice Chair                                                                                       
Representative Scott Kawasaki                                                                                                   
Representative Paul Seaton                                                                                                      
Representative Jennifer Johnston                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
MEMBERS ABSENT                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Representative Ivy Spohnholz                                                                                                    
Representative Dan Ortiz (alternate)                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
Senator Natasha von Imhof (alternate)                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
COMMITTEE CALENDAR                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
APPROVAL OF THE AGENDA                                                                                                          
APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES                                                                                                         
EXECUTIVE SESSION                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
PREVIOUS COMMITTEE ACTION                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
No previous action to record                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
WITNESS REGISTER                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
No witnesses to record                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
ACTION NARRATIVE                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
8:01:04 AM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR  BERT  STEDMAN  called the  Legislative  Budget  and  Audit                                                             
Committee  meeting  to  order  at   8:01  a.m.    Representatives                                                               
Kawasaki, Seaton,  and Josephson  and Senators  Stedman, Hoffman,                                                               
Giessel,  Bishop,  and MacKinnon  were  present  at the  call  to                                                               
order.   Representative Johnston  arrived as  the meeting  was in                                                               
progress.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
^APPROVAL OF THE AGENDA                                                                                                       
                     APPROVAL OF THE AGENDA                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
8:01:49 AM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR STEDMAN  announced that the  first order of  business would                                                               
be approval of the agenda.                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
8:02:04 AM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  JOSEPHSON  made  a motion  that  the  Legislative                                                               
Budget and  Audit Committee approve  the agenda.  There  being no                                                               
objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
^APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES                                                                                                      
                    APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
8:02:16 AM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR STEDMAN announced that the  next order of business would be                                                               
approval of the minutes.                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE JOSEPHSON made a motion  to approve the minutes of                                                               
the  January 15,  2018 meeting.   There  being no  objection, the                                                               
minutes from the meeting of January 15, 2018 were approved.                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
^EXECUTIVE SESSION                                                                                                            
                       EXECUTIVE SESSION                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
8:02:43 AM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR STEDMAN announced that the  next order of business would be                                                               
to move into executive session.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
8:02:48 AM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  JOSEPHSON  made a  motion  to  move to  executive                                                               
session under  Uniform Rule 22 and  AS 24.20.301.  He  asked that                                                               
the following  individuals remain in  the room or on-line:   Kris                                                               
Curtis, necessary  staff for the Legislative  Audit Division, any                                                               
legislators  that are  not on  the Legislative  Budget and  Audit                                                               
Committee, necessary  staff from the Legislative  Affairs Agency,                                                               
and any legislative  staff working for committee  members.  There                                                               
being no objection, the committee  went into executive session at                                                               
8:03 a.m.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
8:03:18 AM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
The committee  took an at-ease  from 8:03  a.m. to 8:26  a.m. for                                                               
the purpose of executive session.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
8:26:15 AM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR STEDMAN  called the Legislative Budget  and Audit Committee                                                               
back to  order at  8:26 a.m.   Representatives  Kawasaki, Seaton,                                                               
Johnston, and  Josephson and  Senators Stedman,  Bishop, Giessel,                                                               
Hoffman, and MacKinnon were present at the call to order.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
8:26:45 AM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  JOSEPHSON  made  a motion  that  the  Legislative                                                               
Budget  and  Audit Committee  give  approval  to the  Legislative                                                               
Auditor  to enter  into a  contract  not to  exceed $350,000  for                                                               
specialized information  technology and  expertise.   There being                                                               
no objection, it was so ordered.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
8:27:05 AM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  JOSEPHSON  made  a motion  that  the  Legislative                                                               
Budget  and Audit  Committee approve  the contract  amendments as                                                               
presented  to the  committee for  Gaffney, Cline  and Associates,                                                               
Inc. and  In3nergy, LLC.   There  being no  objection, it  was so                                                               
ordered.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
8:27:25 AM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
ADJOURNMENT                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
There  being  no  further  business  before  the  committee,  the                                                               
Legislative Budget  and Audit Committee meeting  was adjourned at                                                               
8:27 a.m.                                                                                                                       

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