nh gov
New Hampshire Executive Council
New Hampshire Executive Council
 
HOME
 
DISTRICT MAP
 
DISTRICTS
 
OVERVIEW
 
MEETINGS
 
HISTORY
Former Councilors
 
COUNCIL CHAMBER
 
PHOTO GALLERY
 
LINKS
 
CONTACT US
 
 
 
Minutes
January 24, 2001
 

Back to Archives

GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MINUTES
State House, Concord, New Hampshire
January 24, 2001
10:30 a.m.
#2

The Governor and Executive Council convened at 10:30 a.m., with all members present.

The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Wheeler, accepted the minutes of January 4, 2001 with the following amendment:

The Governor and Executive Council convened at 3:30 p.m., with all members present.

The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Colantuono, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, moved to amend the minutes of December 6, 2000 to show that:

OFFICE OF STATE PLANNING

ITEM #14-The Nutfield Brewing Company's Community Development Block Grant. A member of the public, Roberta Robie from Derry was recognized to speak to express her concern that she was not allowed to see the application at the Town Hall. Jeff Taylor responded that she should have been able to see the application and would follow it up for her.

The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Colantuono, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, confirmed the appointment of several persons nominated for Civil Commissions from the January 4, 2001 meeting.

The Governor placed in nomination the several persons who applied for Civil Commissions.

The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Wheeler, seconded by Councilor Burton, set April 17, 2001 as the date for the Special Election for State Representative.

RESIGNATIONS

The Governor and Executive Council accepted with regret the following resignations:

ALCOHOL AND OTHER DRUG ABUSE PROFESSIONALS LICENSING BOARD
Thomas F. Jordan, Manchester
Effective: Upon acceptance of resignation
Reason: Personal

STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
Jeffrey M. Pollock, Bedford
(At large)
Effective: January 31, 2001
Reason: Personal

STATE RADIATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE
David C. Frost, DMD, Bow
(Dentistry)
Effective: January 31, 2001
Reason: Personal

NH RETIREMENT SYSTEM BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Arthur J. Beaudry, Manchester
(Nom. By NH State Permanent Firemen's Assn.)
Effective: Upon acceptance of resignation
Reason: Retirement

NOMINATIONS

The Governor nominated the following:

AIR RESOURCES COUNCIL
Linda L. Garrish, Manchester
(General Public)
Succeeding: Lois Spearman, Concord
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: December 6, 2002

BOARD OF LICENSING FOR ALCOHOL AND OTHER DRUG ABUSE PROFESSIONALS
Mary Dube, Epsom
Succeeding: Denise Devlin, Kingston
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: January 28, 2004

Mary Ryan Woods, Manchester
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: January 28, 2004

WARDEN, NORTHERN NH CORRECTIONAL FACILITY: DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
Bruce Cattell, McNeal, AZ
(Nom. By Commissioner of the Department of Corrections)
Succeeding: Jane Coplan, Warner (Acting Warden)
Effective: Upon confirmation
Salary: Group O, Max - $67,473
TERM: Serves at the pleasure of the Commissioner of the Department of Corrections

ACTING WARDEN: NH STATE PRISON: DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
Jane Coplan, Warner
(Nom. By Commissioner of the Department of Corrections)
Succeeding: Richard Gerry, Bow (Acting Warden)
Effective: Upon confirmation
Salary: Group P, Step 2 - $66,314
TERM: Serves at the pleasure of the Commissioner of the Department of Corrections

STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
Joel C. Olbricht, Derry
(District 4)
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: January 31, 2005

David B. Ruedig, Concord
(District 2)
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: January 31, 2005

EMERGENCY SHELTER & HOMELESS COORDINATING COMMISSION
Helen C. Cohen, Kensington
Succeeding: Dorothy Kasik, Portsmouth
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: August 26, 2002

FIRE STANDARDS AND TRAINING COMMISSION
David R. Duquette, Somersworth
(Nom. By Professional Firefighters of NH)
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: November 12, 2003

Peter Russell, Meredith
(Nom. By the NH Municipal Assn.)
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: November 16, 2003

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: FISH & GAME DEPARTMENT
Wayne E. Vetter, Newmarket
(Nom. By Fish & Game Commission)
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: Four years from date of appointment

FISH & GAME COMMISSION
Robert Phillipson, Jr., Keene
Cheshire County
Succeeding: John Hansel, Walpole
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: June 29, 2005

BOARD OF PROFESSIONAL GEOLOGISTS
Ronald E. Cook, Canterbury
(Public member)
Vacancy
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: Five years from date of confirmation

HAZARDOUS MATERIAL TRANSPORTATION ADVISORY BOARD
Kendall Hughes, Ashland
(Public member)
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: January 30, 2004

ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON HEATING SYSTEM CERTIFICATION
Omer F. Beaudoin, Manchester
(Public at large)
Vacancy
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: September 1, 2002

Kenneth M. Henrick, Salem
(Public at large)
Vacancy
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: September 1, 2002

Donald E. Duff, Concord
(Rep. of NH propane gas supply company)
Vacancy
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: September 1, 2002

Robert E. Garside, Kensington
(Recommended by Better Home Heating Council of NH)
Vacancy
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: September 1, 2002

Joseph Jesso, Newburyport, MA
(Rep. of NH propane gas supply company)
Vacancy
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: September 1, 2002

Alan R. Little, Concord
(Recommended by Commissioner of Regional Community Tech Colleges)
Vacancy
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: September 1, 2002

Kenneth L. Taylor, Moultonboro
(Recommended by the NH chapter of the Propane Gas Assn. of New England)
Vacancy
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: September 1, 2002

William R. Trombly, Manchester
(Recommended by the NH Plumbing, Heating and Cooling Contractors Assn.)
Vacancy
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: September 1, 2002

STATE HISTORICAL RECORDS ADVISORY BOARD
Marcia Schmidt Blaine, Plymouth
Succeeding: Gilbert Center, Laconia
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: January 2, 2004

JUDICIAL COUNCIL
Joseph M. McDonough, Manchester
(NH Bar Association member)
Succeeding: Richard C. Gagliuso, Nashua
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: October 18, 2003

MEDICAL REVIEW SUBCOMMITTEE
Richard E. Amidon, Hancock
(Public Member-Nom. By the Board of Medicine)
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: December 3, 2003

Robert E. Eberhart, M.D., Portsmouth
(Nom. By the Board of Medicine)
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: December 3, 2002

Robert Feder, M. D., Hollis
(Medical Director - Nom. By the Board of Medicine)
Succeeding: Robert Crichlow, Hanover
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: December 3, 2003

PARI-MUTUEL COMMISSION
Dearborn Wingate, Nashua
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: January 21, 2004

DIRECTOR: NH STATE PORT AUTHORITY
Craig L. Wheeler, Greenland
Succeeding: Thomas Orfe, Rye
Effective: Upon confirmation
Salary: Group L, Max - $54,886
TERM: July 2, 2001

NH RETIREMENT SYSTEM BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Brian W. Morrissey, Nashua
(Nominated by NH State Perm. Firemen's Assn.)
Succeeding: Arthur J. Beaudry, Manchester
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: July 1, 2002

Dale Robinson, Manchester
(Nom. By NH Police Association)
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: July 1, 2002

UNIVERSITY SYSTEM OF NEW HAMPSHIRE BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Andrew E. Lietz, Rye
Succeeding: Louis Georgopoulas, Portsmouth
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: June 30, 2004

Walter R. Peterson, Peterborough
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: June 30, 2004

BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY

#1 Authorized to hold a Public Hearing with respect to the financing of a commercial facility by the Business Finance Authority for Wreath School of New Hampshire, Inc. located in Plymouth, New Hampshire. Action will authorize a Resolution under RSA 162-I-9 to determine the financing will serve a public use, provide public benefit and is within the policy and authority of the Act.
A roll call vote was requested, the results are as follows:
Councilor Burton - Yes:
Councilor Spaulding - Yes:
Councilor Griffin - Yes:
Councilor Colantuono - Yes:
Councilor Wheeler - Yes.

EXTRACT FROM THE MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE GOVERNOR AND COUNCIL HELD JANUARY 24, 2001 IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBER, STATE HOUSE, CONCORD

At 11:00 a.m. the Governor announced that the next matter to be considered would be the financing of a commercial facility project by the Business Finance Authority for Wreath School of New Hampshire, Inc. in the Town of Plymouth and declared that the public hearing on the subject had commenced. She said that she and the members of the Council had received the written recommendation of the Authority and other documentation and information with respect to the project. The Governor said that the meeting would then hear anyone wishing to speak on the subject. Michael Donahue, Senior Credit Officer of the Authority, briefly explained the project, emphasized that the credit of the State was not involved and introduced Thomas Wilson, Title Development Director of Wreath School of New Hampshire, Inc. The Governor then repeated that the proceedings were a public hearing and asked whether any other person wished to speak; there being none, Councilor Burton introduced a resolution entitled "A RESOLUTION UNDER RSA 162-I:9 WITH RESPECT TO THE FINANCING OF A COMMERCIAL FACILITY BY THE BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY FOR WREATH SCHOOL OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, INC. IN THE TOWN OF PLYMOUTH" and moved its adoption, which was seconded by Councilor Colantuono. After discussion of the resolution, the Governor called for a vote on the motion. Those voting in favor were: the Governor and Councilor Burton, Councilor Spaulding, Councilor Griffin, Councilor Colantuono and Councilor Wheeler; those abstaining were Councilor(s): None; and those voting against were Councilor(s): None. The Governor declared that the resolution was passed.

A RESOLUTION UNDER RSA 162-I:9 WITH RESPECT TO THE FINANCING OF A COMMERCIAL FACILITY BY THE BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY FOR WREATH SCHOOL OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, INC.

WHEREAS, the Governor and Council have received from the Business Finance Authority (the "Authority") its written recommendation that the Governor and Council make certain findings and a determination pursuant to RSA 162-I:9 with respect to the financing of an commercial facility for Wreath School of New Hampshire, Inc. (the "Borrower") in Plymouth by the Authority's making of up to $1,500,000 in loans under RSA 162-I (the "Act");

WHEREAS, the Governor and Council have received all the documentation and information with respect to the transaction which they have requested; and

WHEREAS, further action by the Authority with respect to the transaction is subject to the passage of this resolution and cannot be taken until after its passage;

IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED THAT:

Section 1. Findings. On the basis of the Authority's recommendation and the documentation and information received by the Governor and Council, and after a public hearing, the Governor and Council find:

(a) Special findings:

(1) The Project (which when completed will constitute the "Facility") consists of financing the acquisition of approximately 25.4 acres of land and a 13,196 square foot building, refinancing the acquisition of the existing school building, financing the renovation of both buildings, landscaping and the acquisition of equipment, all located at 350 Main Street in the Town of Plymouth. The Project is within the definition of "Commercial facility" in the Act and may be financed under the Act.

(2) The establishment and operation of the Facility will create and preserve employment opportunities directly and indirectly within the State of New Hampshire.

(b) General findings:

(1) The Project and the proposed financing of the Project are feasible;

(2) Borrower has the skills and financial resources necessary to operate the Facility successfully;

(3) The LOAN AGREEMENT and ESCROW AGREEMENT (which are combined financing documents and security documents, hereinafter called the "Agreements") contain provisions so that under no circumstances will the Authority be obligated directly or indirectly to pay project costs, debt service or expenses of operation, maintenance and upkeep of the Facility except from loan proceeds or from funds received under the Agreements, exclusive of funds received thereunder by the Authority for its own use;

(4) The Agreements do not purport to create any debt of the State with respect to the Facility, other than a special obligation of the Authority acting on behalf of the State under the Act; and

(5) The proposed financing of the Project by the Authority and the proposed operation and use of the Facility will serve one or more needs and implement one or more purposes set forth in RSA 162-I:1, will preserve or increase the social or economic prosperity of the State and one or more of its political subdivisions, and will promote the general welfare of the State's citizens.

Section 2. Ultimate Finding and Determination. The Governor and Council find that the proposed financing, operation and use of the commercial Facility will serve a public use and provide a public benefit; and the Governor and Council determine that the Authority's financing of the Project will be within the policy of, and the authority conferred by, the Act.

Section 3. Approval. The Governor and Council approve the Authority's taking such further action under the Act with respect to the transaction as may be required.

Section 4. Effective Date. This resolution shall take effect upon its passage.

Passed and Agreed to January 24, 2001.

OFFICE OF STATE PLANNING

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#2 Authorized to accept and expend additional funds from the Department of Transportation, Account #015-096-3060-090, in the amount of $967,546.00 through June 30, 2001, for the completion of the tasks outlined in the attachment of Letter of Authorization of January 4, 2001.
(2) Further Authorized the Director of Accounting Services to AMEND the current budget as specified in letter of January 4, 2001.

#3 Authorized to accept and expend an additional $1,145,604.96 in new federal funding and $689,788.52 in prior year funds from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development through June 30, 2001.
(2) Further Authorized the Director of Accounting to adjust the budget as specified in letter of January 9, 2001.

#4 Authorized to accept $20,000 through June 30, 2001 for maintenance and support of the GRANIT project at the University of New Hampshire.
(2) Authorized the Office to enter into Memorandum of Agreement with the NH Fish and Game Department, NH Department of Transportation and the NH Department of Resources and Economic Development to provide $20,000 for the purpose of maintenance and support of the GRANIT project at the University of New Hampshire through June 30, 2001.
(3) Further Authorized the Director of Account Services to AMEND the budget as specified in letter of January 8, 2001.

#5 Authorized to enter into an Agreement with the Cocheco River Watershed Coalition, 259 County Farm Road, Unit 5, Dover, NH under the provisions of the New Hampshire Coastal Program, in the amount of $5,000 through June 30, 2001. The CRWC proposes to use these funds to expand its work in this second year to include watershed curriculum in five schools.

#6 Authorized to enter into an Agreement with the Audubon Society of New Hampshire, 3 Silk Farm Road, Concord, NH under the provisions of the New Hampshire Coastal Program, in the amount of $3,000 through June 30, 2001. This agreement will provide the continuation of the monitoring of bird usage at the Little River Salt Marsh.

#7 Authorized to AMEND an existing Agreement with the University of New Hampshire [Initially approved on July 14, 2000 (Item #2) and amended on September 6, 2000 (Item #14A)], by increasing the contract amount by $4,200 to a new contract amount of $88,863.

#8 Authorized to enter into an Agreement with the Town of Greenville, NH in the amount of $325,000.00 through June 30, 2002. This agreement allocates a portion of the Community Development Block Grant for the purpose of making widespread improvements to its wastewater treatment plant and collection system.

#9 Authorized to enter into an Agreement with the New Hampshire Community Loan Fund, Inc., 7 Wall Street, Concord, NH in the amount of $40,000.00 through June 30, 2001. This agreement allocates a portion of the Community Development Block Grant for the purpose of to develop curriculum and provide group training, technical assistance and networking for staff of nonprofit Community Development Block Grant recipients, Housing Groups and Resident Cooperatives to increase fiscal accountability and the ability of these groups to efficiently use public funds by improving their management, technical and organizational capacity. SOLE SOURCE

#10 Authorized to enter into an Agreement with the City of Keene, NH in the amount of $139,000 through June 30, 2002. This agreement allocates a portion of the Community Development Block Grant for the purpose of improving the facilities of two group homes for the mentally ill.

#11 Authorized to enter into an Agreement with the City of Lebanon, NH in the amount of $500,000 through December 31, 2001. This agreement allocates a portion of the Community Development Block Grant for the purpose of offsetting the cost of eliminating the city's combined sewer overflows.

#12 Authorized to enter into an Agreement with the Town of Jaffrey, NH in the amount of $8,000.00 through December 31, 2001. This agreement allocates a portion of the Community Development Block Grant to enable the Town to assess the feasibility of rehabilitating a building on Blake Street for use as a community center which will offer a variety of services to low and moderate income individuals.

#13 Authorized to enter into an Agreement with the Town of Derry, NH in the amount of $12,000.00 through December 31, 2001. This agreement allocates a portion of the Community Development Block Grant for the purpose of conducting a site analysis of a 7 acre parcel of land on behalf of the Derry Housing and Redevelopment Authority.

#14 Authorized to enter into an Agreement with the Town of Stratford, NH in the amount of $12,000.00 through December 31, 2001. This agreement allocates a portion of the Community Development Block Grant to enable the Town of Stratford to conduct a preliminary engineering study of approximately twenty residential sewage systems in Stratford Hollow.

#15 Authorized to enter into an Agreement with the Town of Jaffrey, NH in the amount of $10,000 through December 31, 2001. This agreement allocates a portion of the Community Development Block Grant to conduct a feasibility study of the water distribution system serving Duval's Co-operative Mobile Home Park.

#16 Authorized to enter into an Agreement with the Town of Northfield, NH in the amount of $10,000 through December 31, 2001. This agreement allocates a portion of the Community Development Block Grant to enable the town to conduct market analysis, demographic and income survey of elderly.

#17 Authorized to enter into an Agreement with the Town of Plymouth, NH in the amount of $678,450.00 through June 30, 2002. This agreement allocates a portion of the Community Development Block Grant that will allow the Town to make storm drainage improvements to Highland Street, and replace culverts on Cummings Hill and Texas Hill Roads.

#18 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY AMEND an existing Agreement with the Town of Farmington, NH [Initially approved on October 8, 1997 (Item #13) and amended on January 5, 2000 (Item #15)], to extend the time period to complete the project from December 31, 2000 to June 30, 2001. No additional state or federal funds are required by this action.

#19 Authorized to AMEND an existing Agreement with the Town of Pittsfield, NH [Initially approved on December 15, 1999 (Item #7], by increasing the funding level for the project by $272,335 to a new total of $544,670 and changing the end date from June 30, 2001 to December 31, 2001.

#20 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY AMEND an existing Agreement with the Strafford Regional Planning Commission, 259 County Farm Road, Unit 1, Dover, NH [Initially approved on August 18, 1999 (Item #21) and amended on June 21, 2000 (Item #5)], by changing the completion date from December 31, 2000 to June 30, 2001. No additional state or federal funds are required by this action.

#21 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY AMEND an existing Agreement with the Town of Harts Location at Route 302, Harts Location, NH [Initially approved on March 3, 1999 (Item #5)], by changing the completion date from December 31, 2000 to June 30, 2001 for the purpose of completing the construction and interpretive signage for the Bemis Bridge Project. No additional funds are required.

#22 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY AMEND an existing Agreement with the Courtyard by Marriott, 70 Constitution Avenue, Concord, NH [Initially approved on October 18, 2000 (Item #B)], by increasing the contract amount by $501.20 for a new total of $5,501.20.

#22A Authorized to enter into an agreement with Newcastle Technology Advisors, LLC, One Middle Street, Portsmouth, NH in the amount of $13,850 through June 30, 2001. The purpose of this agreement is to create and host an interactive, easy to use web site specific for a budgetary software program (developed by the Governor's Recycling Program) called PriceSetter. GOVERNOR'S OFFICE OF ENERGY AND COMMUNITY SERVICES

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#23 Authorized to enter into a contract in an amount not to exceed $26,000 with the New Hampshire Association of Broadcasters, Inc. through December 31, 2001 to produce and air radio public service announcements on energy and community services topics. SOLE SOURCE

#24 Authorized to accept and expend additional Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program funds from the US Department of Health and Human Services in the amount of $5,941,918.00.
(2) Further Authorized the Director, Division of Accounting Services to adjust the FY 2001 budget in appropriation account 025-002-7704-092 as shown in the schedule of letter of January 8, 2001.

#25 Authorized to AMEND the Fuel Assistance Program contract with Rockingham Community Action, Inc., 7 Junkins Avenue, Portsmouth, NH [Initially approved on July 14, 2000 (Item #22) and amended on October 18, 2000 (Item #C7 and December 6, 2000 (Item #F)], by increasing the contract $673,092.00 to an amount not to exceed $2,236,081.54.

#26 Authorized to AMEND the Fuel Assistance Program contract with Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties, Inc., PO Box 1016, 2 Industrial Park Drive, Concord, NH [Initially approved on July 14, 2000 (Item #20) and amended on October 18, 2000 (Item #C6) and December 6, 2000 (Item #G)], by increasing the contract $992,755.00 to an amount not to exceed $3,261,826.00.

#27 Authorized to AMEND the Fuel Assistance Program contract with Tri-County Community Action Program, Inc., 30 Exchange Street, Berlin, NH [Initially approved on July 14, 2000 (Item #21) and amended on October 18, 2000 (Item #C2) and December 6, 2000 (Item #D)], by increasing the contract $1,377,897.00 to an amount not to exceed $4,577,230.40.

#28 Authorized to AMEND the Fuel Assistance Program contract with Strafford County Community Action Committee, Inc., PO Box 160, County Farm Road, Dover, NH [Initially approved on July 14, 2000 (Item #23) and amended on October 18, 2000 (Item #C5 and December 6, 2000 (Item #C)], by increasing the contract $562,638.00 to an amount not to exceed $1,864,270.60.

#29 Authorized to AMEND the Fuel Assistance Program contract with Southern New Hampshire Services, Inc., 40 Pine Street, PO Box 5040, Manchester, NH [Initially approved on July 14, 2000 (Item #19) and amended on October 18, 2000 (Item #C4) and December 6, 2000 (Item #E)], by increasing the contract $1,638,234.00 to an amount not to exceed $5,403,174.00.

#30 Authorized to AMEND the Fuel Assistance Program contract with Southwestern Community Services, Inc., 69Z Island Street, PO Box 603, Keene, NH [Initially approved on July 14, 2000 (Item #24) and amended on October 18, 2000 (Item #C3) and December 6, 2000 (Item #B)], by increasing the contract $784,510.00 to an amount not to exceed $2,602,318.00.

OFFICE OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#31 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Colantuono, with Councilor Griffin voting NO, authorized to execute an agreement with Klotz Consultant Group, Inc. in the amount of $7,200 through June 30, 2001 to train UNH student interns in the InCAST and HAZUS Methodologies.
(2) Further authorized the Administrator of the Bureau of Accounting to encumber the funds according to the letter of December 19, 2000. SOLE SOURCE

#32 Authorized to execute a Memorandum of Understanding with the NH Department of Environmental Services for the amount of $39,000 through June 30, 2002.
(2) Further authorized the NH Department of Environmental Services to accept and expend $39,000 through June 30, 2002 and Authorized the Administrator of the Bureau of Accounting to budget the funds as specified in letter of January 2, 2001.
(3) Further authorized the Administrator of the Bureau of Accounting to encumber the funds according to the specifications in letter of January 2, 2001.

#33 Authorized to execute a grant agreement with Town of Columbia for the amount of $8,000.00 through June 1, 2001 to cover the cost of culverts, ditching, trenching, raising of the road bed and resurfacing to South Jordan Hill Road.
(2) Further Authorized the Administrator of the Bureau of Accounting to encumber the funds according to the specifications in letter of December 4, 2000.

#34 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY hold the "Effective Communications Course" on January 9, 10, and 11, 2001 at the Holiday Inn in Portsmouth, NH with a total cost not to exceed $5,100.00.
(2) Further Authorized a contract with Kuzzins/Bowden Hospitality II LLC d/b/a The Holiday Inn, the low bidder for a function room, meals and rooms in the amount of $5,100.00.
(3) Further Authorized the Comptroller to encumber funds in the amount of $5,100.00 as specified in letter of December 29, 2000.

#34A Authorized a contract with Jane E. Hubbard in the amount $20,000 through September 30, 2001.
(2) Further Authorized the Administrator of the Bureau of Accounting to encumber the funds as specified in letter of December 6, 2000. SOLE SOURCE

OFFICE OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#35 Authorized the transfer of funds from the Emergency Fund in the amount $297.57 to the Adjutant General's Department account: State Active Service.

#36 Authorized the confirmation of David A. Durling, PO Box 5008, Portsmouth, NH to the rank of Major, New Hampshire Army National Guard.

#37 Authorized the confirmation of Jayson E. Allain, 156 Country Club Road, Sanford, ME to the rank of Major, New Hampshire Army National Guard.

#38 Authorized the confirmation of Major Francine I. Swan, 433 West Shore Road, Bristol, NH to the rank of Major, New Hampshire Air National Guard.

#39 Authorized the nomination of Captain Michael J. Blair, 9 Comac Road, Epping, NH to the rank of Major, New Hampshire Air National Guard.

#40 Authorized the nomination of Jeanne B. Jones, 243 North Shore Road, New Durham, NH to the rank of Major, New Hampshire Army National Guard.

#41 Authorized the nomination of Lt. Col. Carolyn J. Protzmann, 22 Beaver Dam Road, South Berwick, ME to the rank of Colonel, New Hampshire Air National Guard.

#42 Authorized the nomination of Major Paul Hutchinson, 252 Rowley Bridge Road, Topsfield, MA to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, New Hampshire Air National Guard.

DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#43 Authorized to accept and place on file the State of New Hampshire's audited Comprehensive Annual Financial Report and the Annual Report to the Citizens for the year ended June 30, 2000.

#44 Authorized to accept and place on file the "Informational Item" list of vendors that agencies have contracted with for the period of October 1, 2000 through December 31, 2000.

#45 Authorized the permanent assignment for an Administrative Services vehicle (A-21) to the Director of the Bureau of Court Facilities.

#46 Authorized list of agency transfers for Fiscal Year 2001 during the month of December 2000.

#47 Authorized Working Capital Warrant in the amount of $240,000,000.00 to cover expenditures for the Month of February 2001.
(2) Authorized acceptance of the Working Warrant NO. 01-06 reporting expenditures of $412,001,490.32 for The month of December the balance of $67,998,509.68 be lapsed.

#48 Authorized to accept and confirm the report of Authorized adjustments to agency's quarterly allotments for the period through December 31, 2000.

#49 Authorized Bureau of General Services to AMEND a contract with Public Communications Services, Inc. Los Angeles, CA [Initially approved on August 23, 2000], for inmate calling and public pay phone services, by reducing the local exchange and 0+ calling costs from the pay phones for the remaining term of the contract.

#50 Authorized the Division of Personnel to enter into a contract with Wooden Nichols Restaurant in an amount not to exceed $10,000 through June 30, 2001 to provide meals to government employees participating in training programs at the National Guard Training Facility in Center Strafford, NH.

#51 Authorized the Bureau of Emergency Communications to RETROACTIVELY pay to Informer Computer Systems, Inc., 12833 Monarch Street, Garden Grove, CA in the amount of $5,136.25 for the purchase a demo display pedestal.

#52 Authorized to appoint Raymond S. Burton as a designee of the Executive Council to hold a hearing on the proposal for a capital budget equipment project for replacement of an existing CT Scanner at Alice Peck Day Hospital, Lebanon, NH with the New Hampshire Health and Education Facilities Authority.

#52A Authorized to appoint Ruth L. Griffin as a designee of the Executive Council to hold a hearing on the proposal for the refinancing of existing indebtedness project in connection with the University System of New Hampshire, Lee, NH.

#52B Authorized to appoint David K. Wheeler as a designee of the Executive Council to hold a hearing on the proposal for construction, renovation and equipment project for Bishop Guertin High School.

TREASURY DEPARTMENT

#53 The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, authorized to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated and the State Treasurer to issue checks in the amount of $31,261.41.

ATTORNEY GENERAL

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#54 Authorized to reappoint Kathrine Descheneaux as a Criminal Justice Investigator in the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, NH Department of Justice (Position #9U331, Appropriation #010-020-2614-0100) at a salary of $45,735, Maximum for Group J, effective upon Governor and Council approval, with expiration of five years from date of approval.

#55 Authorized an annual salary increment of $2,974 to Senior Assistant Attorney General M. Kristin Spath, (Position #9U487, Appropriation #010-020-2611-013-0100), effective February 7, 2001.

#56 Authorized an annual salary increment of $2,743 to Assistant Attorney General Michael Delaney (9U054) appropriation #010-020-2611-013-0100, and an annual salary increment of $2,743 to Assistant Attorney General Rorie E. P. Hollenberg (9U059) appropriation #010-020-2610-013-0100, effective February 9, 2001.

#57 Authorized the Department of Justice to enter into a sub-grant with the Justiceworks-University of New Hampshire in the amount of $21,441 through June 30, 2001.

#58 Authorized the Department of Justice to RETROACTIVELY enter into a sub-grant with the Granite State Youth Mentors, Inc. in the amount of $140,620 retroactive from January 1, 2001 to December 31, 2001.

#59 DENIED-The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, voted to DENY the petition of Robert Charles Cervantes requesting a pardon hearing for the offense of Insurance Fraud should be granted.

DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL RESOURCES

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#60 Authorized Division of Arts to transfer $15,101.75 and the Director, Division of Accounting Services to adjust the budget as specified in their letter of December 28, 2000. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

#61 Authorized Division of Arts to enter into a contract with Joseph DeRobertis, New London, NH in an amount of $12,250 upon Governor & Council approval to commission a Stainless Steel Sculpture for the new Library/Learning & Career Center on the New Hampshire Technical Institute's Concord Campus.

#62 Authorized Division of Libraries to AMEND an agreement with Bell & Howell Information and Learning, Ann Arbor, Michigan [Initially approved on March 8, 2000 (Item #46)], by increasing the amount of the contract by $20,000 to an amount not to exceed $243,875.00 for a change in the license agreement of the General Interest Periodical Database upon Governor & Council approval.

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

#63 The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Griffin, authorized to RETROACTIVELY enter into a Memorandum of Understanding with the University of New Hampshire, College for Lifelong Learning, 51 College Road, Durham, NH in the amount not to exceed $45,000 from September 1, 2000 through June 30, 2001 for the purpose of developing and providing an "On-Line" course of instruction for mentors in the "Early Childhood Development Apprenticeship Program.
(2) Further Authorized the Director, Division of Accounting Services to encumber available Child Care Apprenticeship Program as specified in letter of January 3, 2001.

EMPLOYMENT SECURITY

#63A The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, authorized to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding with the NH Workforce Opportunity Council, Inc. in an amount of $10,000.00 through June 30, 2001 for services related to assisting the State of New Hampshire in the implementation of the Workforce Investment Act including the continue implementation and expansion of the One-Stop System.

INSURANCE DEPARTMENT

#64 The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Wheeler, authorized to increase the salary range of the Assistant Insurance Commissioner from Group M, Maximum ($59,454) to Group O, Maximum ($67,473), as specified in letter of December 18, 2000. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

LIQUOR COMMISSION

#65 The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized to accept and expend a grant totaling $5,925.00 from the New Hampshire Highway Safety Agency through June 30, 2001 for the project entitled, "NH Liquor Commission-Preliminary Breath Test Devices".
(2) Further Authorized the Director of Bureau of Accounting Services to adjust the budget in Account #012-077-1725 entitled Highway Safety Grants as specified in letter of December 5, 2000.

PUBLIC UTILITIES

#66 The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized to RETROACTIVELY AMEND contract with Xpedior, Inc., 2 Executive Park Dr., Suite 8, Bedford, NH [Initially approved on November 10,1999], by extending the termination date for two years from December 31, 2000 to December 31, 2002.

DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#67 Authorized to accept a donation, with thanks, of assorted children's toys and books from Two by Two Daycare, 8 Branch Londonderry Turnpike East, Bow, NH. The approximate value of the donation is $153.00.

#68 Authorized to accept, with thanks, a donation of $100.00 to the NH State Prison for Women from the Women's Union of Brookside Congregational Church, 2013 Elm Street, Manchester, NH.

#69 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Simplex Time Recorder Company, 10 Commerce Park North, Bedford, for a total contract price of $149,839 through January 31, 2003 to provide for maintenance, testing and repair of the Building Service and Fire Protection Equipment connected to the Detection, Alarm, and Communications Systems at the Department of Corrections Facility in Concord, Manchester and Laconia. SOLE SOURCE

#70 Authorized to enter into a contract with Path Lab, Inc., 195 Hanover Street, Portsmouth, NH in an amount not to exceed $13,699 through April 10, 2002 for testing of inmate blood samples and report of results.
(2) Further Authorized the Comptroller to encumber funds with authority to adjust funds between fiscal years through the Budget Office as specified in letter of November 29, 2000.

#71 Authorized to enter into a contract in the amount of $10,100 with Century Mechanical Inc., 5A Crosby Street, Concord, NH through March 31, 2001 for furnishing and installation of a gas furnace at 312 North State Street, Concord, NH.

#72 Authorized to expend up to $50,000 from the Correctional Industries Revolving Account to purchase a cargo van and commercial forklift, as specified in letter of November 30, 2000. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#73 Authorized to provide Ms. Lauri Klefos, Director of the Division of Travel and Tourism Development an annual salary increase from Group N Step 2 ($55,809) to Group N Step 3 ($58,552), effective March 8, 2001.

#74 Authorized Division of Forests and Lands to transfer $45,000 from the Stone Property Trust fund Control Account into the Stone Property Operating Budget for the purpose of replacing two vehicles located at the Urban Forestry Center of Portsmouth.

#75 Authorized Division of Economic Development to contract with USA Information Systems, Inc. in the amount of $6,800 for the use of Military Standard and Specification Library Software, which also provides procurement history. SOLE SOURCE

#76 Authorized Division of Economic Development to contract with Softshare Information Systems in the amount of $7,000 for bid-matching computer services. SOLE SOURCE

#77 Authorized Division of Economic Development to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding with the New Hampshire Manufacturing Extension Partnership in the amount of $1,407,670 to provide a statewide project management and implementation of training programs as described in the H-1B Training Grant as provided to the Department by the Workforce Opportunity Council. SOLE SOURCE

#78 Authorized contract with the Workforce Opportunity Council in the amount of $200,000 through June 30, 2001 to provide funds from the Economic Development Fund approved on for workforce training grants by the Governor and Council on August 23 2000 (Item #60) to the WOC to implement the grant program.
(2) Further Authorized to accept and expend federal funds in the amount of $25,000 from the Workforce Opportunity Council to provide statewide oversight of WIA Title I Adult and Dislocated Worker Customized Training and the comptroller to budget in FY 2001 as specified in letter of January 9, 2001.

#79 Authorized Division of Parks and Recreation to expend $678,085 from the Parks Fund as specified in letter dated November 29, 2000. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

#80 Authorized Division of Parks and Recreation to AMEND the current service agreement with Rick Lamarre & Sons, through June 30, 2001 for the rubbish removal at DD&M Maintenance Shop. The amendment amount is $7,040.00, bringing the total contract to $8,800.00. SOLE SOURCE

#81 Authorized Division of Forests and Lands to accept an allotment of federal funds for the Federal Project Period October 1, 1999-September 30, 2002 under the Cooperative Forestry Assistance Act of 1978, PL 95-313, Section 7(b)1, State Fire Assistance (Rural Fire Prevention and Control) in the amount of $18,021.00.
(2) Further for the Division to receive and disburse the funds as specified in letter of December 18, 2000.

#82 Authorized Division of Forest and Lands to enter into the Cooperative Fire Control Agreement with the Forest Service, US Department of Agriculture.

#83 TABLED-The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Wheeler, voted to TABLE the request of the Division of Travel and Tourism Development to award the grant under the Joint Promotional Program to the Connecticut River Joint Commissions, Inc., in the amount of $25,000.00 with a completion date of June 30, 2001.

#84 Authorized to accept and place on file, from the Office of the Commissioner, the "Informational Item" the detailed analysis of Park Revenue and Expenditures, including Cannon Mountain Ski Area for fiscal year 2000.

FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#85 Authorized the request issue payment in the amount of $7,764.40 from the Fish and Game Reserve Fund to Stephen M. Wood for deer damage to apples and production sustained during 1998 and 1999.

#86 Authorized to accept a $2,500.00 donation, with thanks, from the Basil Woods Chapter of Trout Unlimited to be deposited into the Fisheries Habitat Fee Account to conduct fisheries-related research and management activities in the State's inland waters.

#87 Authorized to enter into the Agreement with the Fish America Foundation and for the NHFG to accept a $22,500 grant from the Fish America Foundation under the Agreement through December 1, 2002

#88 Authorized to enter into an Agreement with the Fish America Foundation and for the NHFG to accept a $10,000 grant from the Fish America Foundation under the Agreement for the removal of the McGoldrick Dam from the Ashuelot River in Hinsdale. Effective upon approval by Governor and Council for 12 months after the start of the project.
(2) Authorized the NHFG and the NH Department of Environmental Services to AMEND an existing Memorandum of Agreement by increasing the amount that NHFG will reimburse DES for the removal of the McGoldrick Dam from $2,000 to $12,000, effective upon approval of Governor and Council. [Initially approved on August 9, 2000 (Late Item #A)].

#89 Authorized to purchase approximately 1 acre of land on the Atlantic Ocean in the Town of New Castle, New Hampshire from Laurie P. Clark, for the sum of $66,000.00.
(2) Authorized the Comptroller to encumber funds as specified in letter of January 5, 2001.

DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#90 Authorized Air Resources Division to reclassify Position #40164 from Air Pollution Control Engineer II, Labor Grade 20 to Planning Analyst, Labor Grade 23, to reclassify Position #19745 from Technical Support Specialist I, Labor Grade 16 to Planning Analyst, Labor Grade 23, and to reclassify Position #40703 from Paralegal I, Labor Grade 15 to Program Specialist, I, Labor Grade 18. Each of these positions is currently vacant.

#91 Authorized to budget unallocated wetland fine income in the amount of $130,000 and to make budget adjustments through June 30, 2001.

#92 Authorized to accept federal funds in the amount of $24,675 under the US Environmental Protection Agency Voluntary Cleanup Program Cooperative Agreement through August 31, 2001. Further Authorized the comptroller to budget as specified in letter of December 22, 2000.

#93 Authorized Air Resource Division to accept funds in the amount of $20,908 from the US Environmental Protection Agency as Authorized under Section 103 of the Federal Clean Air Act through June 30, 2001. Further Authorized the Director of Accounting Services to budget as specified in letter January 10, 2001.

#94 Authorized to establish one full-time temporary Environmentalist IV position, Labor Grade 26, through June 30, 2001 as specified in letter of December 15, 2000.
(2) Further Authorized the Department to accept $796,662 in federal funds from the US Environmental Protection Agency under Clean Water Act Section 319 Non-point Source Pollution grant through June 30, 2001 and the Director of Accounting Services to AMEND the budget according to the state fiscal year with authority to adjust through the Budget Office if needed and justified between the state and federal fiscal years, as specified in letter of December 15, 2000. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

#95 Authorized the loan agreement with the Department and the Jackson Water Precinct in the amount of $1,800,000 under the provisions of RSA 486:14 and NH Admin. Rules Env-C 500 effective upon approval by Governor and Council. The purpose of this loan is to replace the system source and treatment facility, additional storage for fire protection and creating distribution loop and eliminate dead ends.

#96 Authorized to enter into a grant agreement with the City of Nashua, 229 Main Street, Nashua, NH in the amount of $10,000.00 through December 31, 2001 to repair damage done to an existing trail in Mine Falls Park by erosion.

#97 Authorized State Grants under the provisions of RSA 486:1, III and 486:3, II. For the Municipalities of Hooksett for $5,002/Sewer Master Plan Update, Gorham for $17,572/Wastewater Treatment Facility HVAC Upgrade, Somersworth for $97,516/Main Street Sewer Extension, Portsmouth for $3,259,806/Pease WWTF Improvements and Tilton for $159,394/Silver Lake Sewer Extension.

#98 Authorized the estimated "not to exceed" grant to the Municipality of Barrington in the amount of $75,000.00 for the closure of their unlined landfill.

#99 Authorized the State Grant AMENDMENT to the Municipality of Pittsfield in the amount of $9,419 for the Wastewater Treatment Facility Evaluation.

#100 Authorized the Supplemental Loan Agreement between the Department and the City of Portsmouth in the principal amount of $6,586,836.38 under the provisions of RSA 486:14 and NH Admin. Rules Env-C 500 effective upon approval by Governor & Council.

#101 Authorized the Water Division to RETROACTIVELY pay invoices, in the total amount of $13,022.13, for emergency repair work undertaken on the discharge piping at two sewage pumping stations between August 2, 2000 and August 19, 2000 by R. H. White Construction Co., Inc., PO Box 404, Auburn, MA. SOLE SOURCE

#102 Authorized to enter into an agreement with the University of New Hampshire Office of Sponsored Research, Service Building, Room 109, 51 College Road, Durham, NH in the amount of $10,000 through October 1, 2001 for the completion of tasks outlined in item B of the agreement.

#103 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY AMEND a contract with the City of Laconia, 45 Beacon Street East, Laconia, NH retroactive to December 31, 2000 through December 31, 2001. This is a time extension request and involves no new funds.

#104 Authorized to AMEND a contract with the Piscataquog Watershed Association, 122 Mansion Road, Dunbarton, NH through December 31, 2001. This is a time extension request and involves no new funds.

#105 Authorized Waste Management Division to AMEND an existing contract with the University of New Hampshire Environmental Research Group. This amendment would authorize an extension of the original contract completion date from January 31, 2001 to June 15, 2002, effective upon approval by Governor and Council. This extension will not require additional funds.

#106 Authorized to AMEND the existing contract with Sanborn, Head & Associates, Inc. 6 Garvins Falls Road, Suite 1, Concord, NH to increase the contract amount by $74,038 from $3,655,528 to $3,729,566 for the purpose of completing the Superfund Remedial Investigation/Feasibility Study for the Beede Waste Oil Superfund Site in Plaistow. SOLE SOURCE

JOINT BOARD OF LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION

#107 The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, authorized to AMEND the existing lease with McCarthy Properties for office space located at 57 Regional Drive, Concord, NH to provide for an additional 960 square feet of office and storage space through January 31, 2003. Further Authorized the Director of the Division of Accounting Services to add $3,100.00 to Fiscal Year 2001 encumbrance and estimate the encumbrance amount of $30,828 for Fiscal Year 2002 and $17,983 for Fiscal Year 2003.

NEW HAMPSHIRE BOARD OF MEDICINE

#108 The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Colantuono, authorized to accept and place on file the "Informational Item" Annual Report of the Board of Medicine for Fiscal Year 2000 submitted pursuant to RSA 329:19.

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
Office of Finance

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#109 Authorized as administrator of the Social Security Program, to AMEND the agreement between the Secretary of the US Department of Health and Human Services and the State of New Hampshire on behalf of the Town of Barrington, for the purpose of adopting the optional exclusion from Social Security and Medicare coverage for the services performed by election officials or election workers for each calendar year in which the remuneration paid for such services is less than $1,100.

#110 Authorized RETROACTIVE approval for an exception to Adm 308.05(c)(1) to allow Mr. Frank Novak, Business Systems Analyst II, to travel over 300 miles one way by train rather than commercial air in the amount of $229 for the period November 12-14, 2000.

Office of Medicaid

#111 The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Colantuono, authorized to accept and expend $500,000 in federal funds and establish a Program Specialist III position and an Administrative Secretary through June 30, 2001 as specified in letter of January 4, 2001. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

Office of Ombudsman

#112 The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Colantuono, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized to enter into an Agreement with New Hampshire Catholic Charities, Inc., Manchester, NH in the amount of $35,939 through December 31, 2001 for the purpose of a volunteer ombudsman program.

Office of Community & Public Health

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#113 Authorized Bureau of WIC Nutrition Services to pay $3,400.00 to New Hampshire Healthy Kids Corporation, 25 Hall Street, Suite 303, Concord, NH, effective immediately or date of Governor and Council approval. The purpose of these funds was to print 150,000 bookmarks for outreach to potentially eligible WIC families.

#114 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO, authorized to accept and expend $84,727 in federal funds as specified in letter dated October 30, 2000. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

#115 Authorized to accept and expend $53,148 in federal funds and establish one fulltime temporary Program Planner III position through June 30, 2001 as specified in letter dated November 21, 2000. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

#116 Authorized to accept and expend $264,176 in federal as specified in letter dated October 26, 2000. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

#117 Authorized Bureau of Radiological Health to enter into the fourth year of an agreement with AIR CHECK, INC., Box 2000, Naples, NC in the amount of $10,500 through June 30, 2001 to provide charcoal canisters for placement in selected homes throughout the State of New Hampshire, and subsequent analysis for these canisters for radon and its progeny.

#118 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO, authorized Bureau of Maternal and Child Health to AMEND an existing agreement with Avis Goodwin, Community Health Center, Dover, NH [Initially approved on June 9, 1999 (Item #65) and amended on June 8, 2000 (Item #64)], by increasing the dollar amount by $264,214 from $1,038,555 to $1,302,769 through June 30, 2001.

#119 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO, authorized Bureau of Maternal and Child Health to AMEND an existing agreement with Ammonoosuc Community Health Services, Littleton, NH [Initially approved on June 22, 1999 (Item #190) and amended on June 21, 2000 (Item #104)], by decreasing the dollar amount by $4,286 from $983,538 to $979,252 through June 30, 2001.

Office of Family Services

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#120 Authorized to accept and expend $29,977 in federal funds, as specified in letter dated November 27, 2000. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

#121 Authorized to enter into an agreement with the New Hampshire Community Loan Fund, Concord, NH in the amount of $16,720.00 through March 31, 2001 for a workforce analysis of direct-care positions within the human services sector.

#122 Authorized to transfer $82,459.12 as specified in letter of November 20, 2000. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

#123 Authorized to accept and expend $145,000 in additional revenue in the form of interest on the Juvenile Accountability Incentive Block Grant as specified in letter of October 30, 2000. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

#124 Authorized Children, Youth and Families to make a grant award to Strafford County Head Start Agency, Rochester, NH in the amount of $11,125 through November 20, 2001.
(2) Further Authorized the Division to make a pre-payment of 25% of the grant award at the beginning of the Grant period in order to allow the agency to implement the project without adversely affecting its cash flow.

#125 Authorized Division of Children, Youth and Families to enter into an agreement with Molly Colman, South Berwick, ME in the amount of $12,500 through September 15, 2001 for adoption recruitment consultant services.

#126 Authorized Division of Children, Youth and Families to RETROACTIVELY AMEND an agreement with KidsPlan of Center Barnstead, NH [Initially approved on March 8, 2000 (Item #104)], by increasing the contract amount by $11,700 retroactive to January 1, 2001 from $35,165 to $46,865 and by extending the contract end date to August 31, 2001.

#127 Authorized Division of Child Support Services to RETROACTIVELY AMEND an existing Agreement with Second Start, Concord, NH [Initially approved on March 18, 1998 (Item #62) amended on December 16, 1998 (Item #95) and December 1, 1999 (Item #102)], by extending the termination date from September 29, 2000 to September 29, 2001 retroactive to September 29, 2000. SOLE SOURCE

#128 Authorized Division of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention and Recovery to award a one-time grant totaling $13,000 to Founder's Hall, Northern NH Mental Health & Development Services, 87 Washington Street, Conway, NH through June 30, 2001.

#129 Authorized Division of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention and Recovery to enter into a RETROACTIVE agreement with Phoenix Houses of New England, Inc., 131 Wayland Avenue, Providence, RI in an amount not to exceed $1,103,000.00 for the period retroactive to July 1, 2000 through June 30, 2001 for comprehensive services.

NEW HAMPSHIRE HOSPITAL

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#130 Authorized to accept and expend $500 from Frederick R. Lofgreen, Treasurer, Hitchiner Manufacturing Co., Inc., as specified in letter dated December 12, 2000. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

#131 Authorized to accept and expend $100 from the Haverhill Women's Fellowship as specified in letter dated November 22, 2000. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

#132 Authorized to accept and expend $1,341.77 from the NH Charitable Foundation as specified in letter dated December 15, 2000. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

DEPARTMENT OF YOUTH DEVELOPMENT SERVICES

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#133 Authorized to extend the leave of absence without pay for Crystal Benton, a Youth Counselor Trainee at the Department of Youth Development Services, Youth Development Center, from January 20, 2001 and July 1, 2001.

#134 Authorized to accept and expend additional funds in the amount of $50,000 from the NH Department of Justice for a grant entitled "Intensive Resident Substance Abuse Program" through June 30, 2001.
(2) Further Authorized Youth Development Center to establish one full time, temporary, class 59 youth Counselor III, salary grade 12, through June 30, 2001. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#135 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY establish the salary level of Dr. Joanne Baker, Division of Instruction, to Group N, Step 4 ($61,295.00) retroactive to January 15, 2001.

#136 Authorized to accept and expend funds in the amount of $10,771.00 in account 025-056-3950 from the Northeast Dairy Compact Commission through June 30, 2001 and direct the Director, Bureau of Accounts to establish a receipt account number with the budget as specified in letter of January 3, 2001.

#137 Authorized to accept and expend funds in the amount of $5,000.00 from the Council of Chief State School Officers during the current fiscal year ending June 30, 2001.

#138 Authorized to accept and expend additional grant funds in the amount of $10,191,235.13 from the US Department of Education during the fiscal year ending June 30, 2001 in Account No. 025-056-3261 and direct the Director, Division of Accounting Services to adjust the budget as specified in letter of December 6, 2000.

#139 Authorized to accept and expend additional grant funds in the amount of $295,970.12 form the US Department of Education and $5,062.00 in GED testing fee income in Account No. 025-056-6400 during the current Fiscal Year ending June 30, 2001, and direct the Director, Division of Accounting Services, to adjust the budget as specified in letter of December 4, 2000.

#140 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Colantuono, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO, authorized to enter into a contract with Parent Information Center, Concord, NH to conduct the parent leadership project for the Best Schools Initiative through June 30, 2001 in an amount not to exceed $50,000.00.

#141 Authorized to enter into a contract with Apple Computer, Inc., Cupertino, CA in an amount not to exceed $75,000.00 through June 30, 2001 to provide project integration assistance services for Project New TEACHERS II.

#142 Authorized to conduct a one-day training session for the Best Schools Leadership Institute Cohort 1 and Cohort 2 facilitators and liaisons to be held at the Wayfarer Inn located in Bedford, NH on February 15, 2001 at a total cost not to exceed $3,819.50.
(2) Authorized to enter into a contract with the Wayfarer Inn, Bedford, NH to provide appropriate meeting space and meals for said training sessions on February 15, 2001 in an amount not to exceed $3,233.20.

NH COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE SYSTEM

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#143 Authorized a paid educational leave at half pay for Mr. Burgess Smith, Administrator IV (Vice-President of Community & Corporate Affairs), at the Manchester/Stratham Regional Community Technical College. This educational leave shall be effective February 12, 2001 through June 30, 2001.

#144 Authorized to extend the medical leave of absence without pay for Ms. Cheryl Breuning, Program Assistant II, at the New Hampshire Technical Institute effective May 1, 2001 through July 31, 2001. This leave is consistent with the Code of Administrative Rules for the NH Division of Personnel.

#145 Authorized Manchester Community Technical College to extend the service period of Ms. Christine Metcalf as a temporary full-time Systems Development Specialist (position #8T066), classification 899400, Grade 17 A000 for a period of five months. This position shall be extended from February 13, 2001 through June 30, 2001.

#146 Authorized Laconia Community Technical College to extend the service period of Mr. John Foy as a full-time temporary TI/C Assistant Professor (position #9T007), classification 929500, Grade 19, A180 for a period of six months. This extension period will be from January 30, 2001 through June 30, 2001.

#147 Authorized to extend the maternity leave of absence without pay for Ms. Susan Jozitis, TI/C Associate Professor of English, at the New Hampshire Technical Institute effective January 5, 2001 through May 31, 2001.

#148 Authorized the NH Department of Regional Community Technical Colleges request to transfer $48,000 from the Postsecondary Community Technical Education Lapse fund per RSA 188-F:14c, account number 010-058-6300-009 for the purpose of furnishing and equipping a collaborative educational multipurpose center in Littleton for the NHCTC at Berlin/Laconia through June 30, 2002. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

#149 Authorized the NH Community Technical College, Berlin to RETROACTIVELY extend the program period for the Infant/Toddler grant program funded by the NH Department of Health & Human Services from January 1, 2001 to March 31, 2001.

#150 Authorized NH Department of Regional Community Technical Colleges to accept and expend federal funds on behalf of the Workforce Opportunity Council, Inc. in the amount of $1,000,000.00.
(2) Further Authorized the Comptroller to increase Account #025-058-3649 for the program with the budget a specified in letter of January 8, 2001.

#151 Authorized NH Community Technical College System to accept and expend grant funds from the NH Postsecondary Education Commission in the amount of $8,100.00 through June 30, 2001.
(2) Further Authorized to accept and expend donations from new private sources in the amount of $8,100.00 as the matching fund requirement in the above item.
(3) Further authorized to establish appropriation Account #010-058-4880 for this program with the budget as specified in letter of January 10, 2001.

#152 Authorized New Hampshire Department of Regional Community Technical Colleges, on behalf of the Office of the Governor to RETROACTIVELY enter into an agreement with the Workforce Opportunity Council, Inc. through December 31, 2003 to carry out the duties and responsibilities as the administering entity as detailed in the Workforce Investment Act and for other such state and federal programs that complement the Act.
(2) Further Authorized to pay over to WOC, upon receipt, the amounts made available by the US Department of Labor under all provisions of the Workforce Investment Act and for other such state and federal programs that complement the Act.

#153 Authorized NHCTC-Laconia Campus to enter into an agreement with Syberworks, Inc., 9 Court Street, Arlington, MA in the amount of $25,000 per fiscal year through June 30, 2002 for the purpose of establishing internet education courses for non-credit.

#154 Authorized NHCTC-Stratham to enter into a contract with Waste Management of New Hampshire, 26 Liberty Drive, Londonderry, NH in an amount not to exceed $15,570.00 through November 30, 2003 for the purpose of rubbish removal at the campus.

#154A Authorized NHCTC-Laconia to enter into a contract with John's Food Service, 29 Kayla Drive, Belmont, NH through August 31, 2002 to provide food service at the cafeteria. Student Activities, Laconia will receive a $600 donation at the conclusion of each academic year while the contract is in effect.

POLICE STANDARDS & TRAINING CENTER

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#155 Authorized to accept and expend federal funds, which total $23,891.70 for the New Hampshire Highway Safety Agency entitled "Traffic Accident Reconstruction Training" for the period of January 1, 2001 to September 15, 2001 and AMEND to hire consultants through June 30, 2001, not September 15, 2001 as specified in letter of December 15, 2000.
(2) Further Authorized to enter into a contract with the Institute of Policy Technology and Management of the University of North Florida to deliver these two-training programs at a contracted cost of $22,020.00.
(3) Further Authorized the Comptroller to budget the funds according to the State Fiscal Year, with the authority to adjust through the Budget Office if needed and justified between the State Fiscal Year and Federal Year as specified in letter of December 15, 2000. SOLE SOURCE/FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

#156 Authorized to transfer and expend $35,000 from Penalty Assessment Funds in the Police Training Fund to cover unanticipated emergency repair costs for a drive motor and associated circuit boards on the indoor firearms range at the Police Standards & Training Council Facility, as specified in letter of December 19, 2000.
(2) Further Authorized the Comptroller to budget the funds as specified in letter of December 19, 2000. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

NEW HAMPSHIRE SWEEPSTAKES COMMISSION

#157 The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, authorized to reclassify a vacant position #147397, Account Clerk II, Labor Grade 6 to Lottery Representative I, Labor Grade 16.

DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#158 Authorized Division of Motor Vehicles to extend for an additional year position #8T014 Inventory Control Supervisor from January 1, 2001 to January 19, 2002.

#159 Authorized Division of Motor Vehicles to reclassify positions #10526, Executive Secretary, salary grade 10 to Counter Clerk IV, salary grade 10.

#160 Authorized Division of Motor Vehicles to accept and expend the FY2001 Federal Motor Carrier safety funds in the amount of $278,049.50 to be budgeted as specified in letter of December 29, 2000 through September 30, 2001.

#161 Authorized Division of Motor Vehicles to accept and expend a grant from the NH Highway Safety Agency, entitled "School Bus Videos" in the amount of $3,829.12 through June 30, 2001.

#162 Authorized Division of Motor Vehicles to accept and expend additional grant funds in the amount of $66,372.00 from the Attorney General's Office to provide additional funds for the AFIS Livescan interface project between the NH State Police and Local Law Enforcement Agencies.

#163 Authorized Division of Motor Vehicles to accept and expend a Cops Technology Grant in the amount $249,700.00 entitled "In-Car Video Camera Pilot Program" and budget as specified in letter of December 19, 2000.

#164 Authorized to enter into a agreement with Printrak International, Inc. in the amount of $146,000 to provide interface capabilities between the state's law enforcement and correctional agencies livescan stations and the agency's record management system. SOLE SOURCE

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#165 Authorized to accept and place on file the "Informational Item" Equipment Acquisition Plan Status Report for the period ending November 30, 2000.

#166 Authorized to transfer $50,000 as specified in letter of December 27, 2000. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

#167 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, authorized request for Petition for a public hearing on alterations to be made to NH Route 25 in the Towns of Warren and Wentworth and appointed the Commission as suggested in letter of December 6, 2000. The Governor appointed Councilor Burton to serve as Chairperson and Councilors Griffin and Wheeler to serve as the other members.

#168 Authorized the Contemplated Award List for the period November 29, 2000 through December 20, 2000.

#169 Authorized to sell 0.21 of an acre parcel with improvements to Cityside Management Corporation for $115,500.00. $500 dollars of the sale price to be credited to 015-096-0000 REV/SRC 2156 Sale of Service as an Administrative Fee.

#170 Authorized to sell 0.7 of an acre parcel of State owned land located on Grace Drive in Hudson to John L. Goudreau for $66,000.00. $500 dollars of the sale price to be credited to 017-096-0000 REV/SRC 2156 Sale of Service for an Administrator Fee.

#171 Authorized to sell a 1,020 square foot parcel of State owned land located in the City of Portsmouth to Raymond Ramsey for $1,000. $500 dollars of the sale price to be credited to 015-096-000 REV/SRC 2156 Sale of Service as an Administrative Fee.

#172 Authorized to Quitclaim to the 4 abutting property owners whatever interest the State of New Hampshire may have in the Old NH Route 106 Highway Easement that is more than 50 feet Easterly of the NH Route 106 center line, as now traveled, in the Town of Pembroke to these 4 abutting property owners, where it abuts other land of each said owner.

#173 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Analytical Automation Specialists, Inc., 11723 Sunbelt Court, Baton Rouge, Louisiana for an amount not to exceed $240,082.00 to deploy and maintain an automated Laboratory Information System for a six-year period.

#174 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Colantuono, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO, authorized to enter into contract with L. A. Brochu, Inc., Concord, NH on the basis of a low bid of $175,000.00 to provide for establishment of new wildflower fields and maintenance of existing wildflower fields on the State highways.
(2) Further Authorized to encumber the amount of $175,000.00 from the Highway Betterment Appropriation Account #015-096-3039.50-090-0309.
(3) Further Authorized a contingency in the amount of $26,250.00 be approved for payment of latent conditions which may appear during execution of the project. (4) Effective upon approval by Governor and Council with a completion date of July 31, 2002.

#175 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Gordon, Bua & Read, Inc., 261 Sheep Davis Road, Suite D, Concord, NH and 34 Salem Street, Reading, MA for a total fee not to exceed $378,283.00.
(2) Further Authorized to encumber the sum of $378,283.00 against the Department's Consolidated Federal Aid Account No. 015-095-3054-090-0104.
(3) Effective upon approval by Governor and Council with a completion date of 24 months from date of the Notice to Proceed.

#176 FAILED-The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Colantuono, with Councilors Spaulding, Councilor Wheeler, and Councilor Griffin all voting NO, FAILED to approve the reallocation of certain proceeds of the $90,000,000 State of New Hampshire Turnpike System Revenue Bonds, 1999 Series A.
(2) Further Authorized the State Treasurer to reallocate such amount from Project A17 to Project A12.

#177 Authorized an increase to an existing contract with Casella Waste Management, Inc. d/b/a Atlantic Waste Systems North, 53 Pelham Road, PO Box 749, Salem, NH. An increase in the scope of services requires a $14,000.00 increase in the contract, from $58,988.64 to $72,988.64.
(2) Further Authorized to encumber an additional $14,000.00 for the cost of services in the contract from Appropriation Account Number 017-096-7032-020-0261.

#178 Authorized Bureau of Turnpike be Authorized to continue its membership with the International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association, 2120 L. St., NW, Suite 305, Washington, DC for calendar year 2001.
(2) Further Authorized to encumber $12,956.00 for IBTTA membership dues from account number 017-096- 7022-026-0251, Administration & Support-Organizational Dues.

#179 Authorized to pay Trauner Consulting Services, One Penn Center, 1617 JFK Boulevard, Suite 600, Philadelphia, PA in an amount not to exceed $6,500.00 for training in FY 2001.
(2) Further Authorized to encumber $6,500.00 from the accounts as specified in letter of November 3, 2000. SOLE SOURCE

#180 Authorized the Commissioner of Administrative Services to transfer funds from Turnpike Retained Earnings for the purpose of increasing the Turnpike Change Fund from $32,000.00 to $42,000.00.

#181 Authorized to enter into an agreement with the Nashua Regional Planning Commission, 115 Main Street, Nashua, NH to provide planning services for an amount not to exceed $39,000.00.
(2) Further Authorized the Comptroller to encumber the funds as specified in letter of January 9, 2001.

#182 Authorized to enter into a Purchase and Sale Agreement with the Boston and Maine Corporation to acquire a parcel of land comprising a portion of an abandoned railroad corridor in Ossipee for the purchase price of $14,000.
(2) Further Authorized the Comptroller to encumber the sum of $14,000 from Appropriation Account 015-096- 3054-090-0308.

#183 Authorized Bureau of Rail and Transit to transfer and expend an amount not to exceed $75,000 for the disposal of old railroad crossties and other creosote wood products removed form the State-owned Mountain Division Railroad Line, as specified in letter dated November 7, 2000. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

#184 Authorized to AMEND the existing agreement with Community Action Program/Belknap-Merrimack Counties, Inc. The amendment changes the amount of current contract from $287,500.00 to $317,500.00 in Federal Transit Administration Section 5311 funds.
(2) Further Authorized to encumber the sum of $30,000.00 against this agreement from appropriation account 010-2916-091-0104 from Fiscal Year 2001 funds.
(3) Effective upon approval by Governor and Council.

#185 Authorized to extend the original Lease Agreement dated March 22, 1988 and it's subsequent amendments and extensions, with the Lincoln RR Enterprises, PO Box 420, N Woodstock, NH that will allow for the continued lease of Locomotive No. 1008 through December 31, 2010.

#186 Authorized to enter into a new lease agreement with private pedestrian crossing with Scenic Cove Condominium Association, 27 Bancroft Street, Pepperill, MA on the State-owned Concord to Lincoln Railroad Line in Laconia for $425.00 per year for a period of 5 years.

#187 Authorized to grant a permanent easement which consists of 2,000 square feet, more or less, to the City of Lebanon for a sewer line under the State-owned Northern Railroad Line in the City of Lebanon.

#188 Authorized to enter into an Agreement with the New Hampshire Central Railroad, Inc., Colebrook, NH for short line railroad operation on the State-owned Berlin and Groveton branch railroad lines in Grafton and Coos Counties.
(2) Effective upon Governor and Council approval with a completion date of January 1, 2011.

#189 Authorized to enter into a new lease agreement with private pedestrian crossing with East Bluff Highlands Association, 4 Everett Street, Stoneham, MA on the State-owned Concord to Lincoln Railroad Line in Laconia for $339.50 per year for a period of 5 years. Rental income to be credited to the Special Railroad Account 010-096-2991- 009, Revenue Source 2156.

#190 Authorized to accept and place on file "Informational Item" Division of Public Works & Transportation Capital Budget Project Schedule Quarterly Report.

#191 Authorized to AMEND the existing agreement with LouAnn Fornataro, R.A., P.A., 207 Main Street, Suite 8, Nashua, NH for professional services for the architectural design and construction documents, and on-site observation for various projects as necessary and required by the Department.
(2) Further AMEND to increase the not-to-exceed figure by $50,000.00 to $150,000.00. The total amount expended under this agreement shall not exceed $150,000.00. This agreement shall be effective for the period to June 30, 2002.

#192 Authorized to enter into an agreement with PMR Architects, PC, 9A East Pearl Street, Nashua, NH for a Lump Sum Price of $16,500.00 for Professional Services for Design of King Cottage Renovations, Youth Development Center, Manchester, NH.
(2) Further Authorized in the amount of $10,500.00 be approved for payment of latent conditions which may appear during execution of the project.
(3) Further Authorized to encumber the amount of $27,000.00 from the following Appropriation Account Number: 030-041-0160-090-0114.

#193 Authorized to AMEND the existing agreement with Tennant/Wallace Architects, A.I.A, P.A., 74 West Merrimack Street, Manchester, NH for professional services for the architectural design and construction documents, and on-site observation for various projects as necessary and required by the Department.
(2) Further Authorized to increase the not-to-exceed figure by $50,000.00 to $125,000.00. The total amount expended under this agreement shall not exceed $125,000.00 and effective through December 31, 2003.

#194 Authorized to increase the contingency by $170,000.00, Contingency Contract No. 331843 with Samyn-D'Elia Architects, P.A., PO Drawer 1259, Ashland, NH for a total contingency of $180,402.90 for Professional Engineering/Architectural Services, Design of Dover District Court, Dover, NH.
(2) Further Authorized the Comptroller to encumber the amount of $170,000.00 from the Appropriation Accounts as specified in letter of December 26, 2000.

#195 Authorized to enter into a contract with A & J Conti, Inc., RR #1, Bodge Hill Road, Moultonborough, NH for a lump sum price of $27,218.00 for ceramic tile repair, James Hayes Building, Department of Safety, Concord, NH.
(2) Further Authorized a contingency in the amount of $2,720.00 for payment of latent conditions that may appear during execution of the project.
(3) Further Authorized the Comptroller be authorized to encumber the amount of $29,938.00 from the following Appropriation Account Number: 010-014-2040-048-0226.

#195A Authorized to reclassify position of Maintenance Mechanic II, Labor Grade 11, that is located in the Bureau of Maintenance to Program Assistant II, Labor Grade 14.

#195B Authorized to increase the contingency by $174,000.00 with Brookstone Builders, Inc., 42 West Brook Street, Manchester, NH for a total contingency of $463,875.00 for renovations to 61 South Spring Street, Concord, NH.
(2) Further Authorized the Comptroller to encumber the amount of $174,000.00 from the Appropriation Account Number 030-014-9429-090-0226.

DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#196 Authorized request of Robert Lowndes to AMEND permit to construct a breakwater with associated structures and construct a perched beach on property located at Long Island on Lake Winnipesaukee in Moultonborough.

#197 Authorized request of John & Barbara Morgenstern to reset rocks along an 85-ft long breakwater and replace and retain associated structures on property located at Lake Winnipesaukee in Gilford.

#198 Authorized request of Merrimack Valley YMCA Camping Services to AMEND permit to relocate pilings and replace floating pier and associated structures on property located at Bear Island on Lake Winnipesaukee in Meredith.

#199 Authorized request of Charles and Patricia Hoppensteadt to construct a permanent pier to associated structures on property located at Sagamore Creek in Rye.

#200 Authorized request of Mud Cove Boat Yard Ltd. to construct a permanent pier to associated structures on property located on the Piscataqua River in New Castle.

#201 Authorized request of Patricia Gavin to construct a permanent pier to associated structures on property located on the Lamprey River in Newmarket.

#202 Authorized request of Domenic Canzano to construct a deck accessed by a stairway with associated structures on property located on Lake Winnisquam in Tilton.

#203 Authorized request of Jeffrey Katuna to construct a breakwater with associated structures on property located at Barndoor Island on Lake Winnipesaukee in Alton.

#204 Authorized request of Abagail Mercer to AMEND permit to construct a breakwater with associated structures on property located at Bear Island on Lake Winnipesaukee in Meredith.

#205 Authorized request of Howard Hardy to modify the existing docking facilities to construct a 9 ft 6 in by 43 ft 3 in pier to associated structures on property located at Sewalls Point on Lake Winnipesaukee in Wolfeboro.

#206 Authorized request of Marguerite A. Keefe to construct a new boathouse with associated structures on property located at Lake Winnipesaukee in Gilford.

#207 Authorized request of DDBW Irrevocable Trust to construct a breakwater with associated structures on property located at Lake Winnipesaukee in Alton.

#208 Authorized request of Charles Train Trust to construct a breakwater with associated structures and construct a perched beach on property at Lake Winnipesaukee in Tuftonboro.

#209 Authorized request of Robert Valpey to construct a single family home adjacent to prime wetlands and construct seasonal docks with associated structures on property located at Squam Lake in Holderness.

#210 TUITION REQUESTS

A. ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES - Request permission to pay New Hampshire Community Technical College, Laconia, NH, the sum of $380.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Jeffrey Niven, System Development Specialist V, in the course entitled "SQL Design and Implementation".

B. COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE - Request permission to pay Franklin Pierce College, Concord, NH, the sum of $366.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Wesley Lavigne, Residence Director, in the course entitled "Senior Criminal Justice Seminar".

C. COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE - Request permission to pay Penn State, University Park, PA, the sum of $500.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling John Marcley, Program Director, in the distance learning course entitled "Intro to Instructional Technologies".

D. COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE - Request permission to pay University of Massachusetts, Lowell, MA, the sum of $640.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Jessica Price, Professor, in the course entitled "Advanced Research Seminar I: Leadership in Schooling".

E. COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE - Request permission to pay College for Lifelong Learning, Bow, NH, the sum of $495.33 for the sole purpose of enrolling Donna Sewall, Executive Secretary, in the course entitled "Introduction to Meteorology ".

F. COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE - Request permission to pay Penn State, University Park, PA, the sum of $500.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Wendy Ann Smith, Assistant Professor, in the distance learning course entitled "Intro to Adult Education".

G. CULTURAL RESOURCES - Request permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $407.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Charles LeBlanc, Librarian III, in the course entitled "Networking Theory II".

H. EDUCATION - Request permission to pay Springfield College, Manchester, NH, the sum of $3060.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Bonnie Rothermel, Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor I, in the courses entitled "Leadership, a Lifelong Journey" and "Building Multi Cultural Organizations" and "Project 1 - Independent Study".

I. EMPLOYMENT SECURITY - Request permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $345.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Patricia Hill, Claims Processor I, in the course entitled "Accounting I".

J. EMPLOYMENT SECURITY - Request permission to pay New Hampshire Community Technical College, Manchester, NH, the sum of $105.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Maureen Stiouphile, Certifying Officer II, in the course entitled "Conversational Spanish III".

K. ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Request permission to pay University of New Hampshire, Manchester, NH, the sum of $1011.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling David C. Bowen, Hydrogeologist III, in the course entitled "Vadose Zone Hydrology".

L. ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Request permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $389.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Normajean Smith, Air Pollution Technician, in the course entitled "Computer Information Systems".

M. ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Request permission to pay UNH College of Lifelong Learning, Bow, NH, the sum of $349.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Spruce Wheelock, Sanitarian I, in the course entitled "Professional Development Seminar".

N. ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Request permission to pay New Hampshire College, Gilford, NH, the sum of $615.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Lorien Wilson, Accountant I, in the course entitled "Introduction to Marketing".

O. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Office of Community & Public Health - Request permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $345.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Susan N. Anderson, Executive Secretary, in the course entitled "Organizational Behavior".

P. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Office of Community & Public Health - Request permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $345.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Jacqueline M. Leone, Accountant II, in the course entitled "Computer Information Systems".

Q. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Office of Community & Public Health - Request permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $460.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Jacqueline M. Leone, Accountant II, in the course entitled "Intermediate Algebra".

R. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Office of Family Services - Request permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $849.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Lorraine Ellis, Child Protective Service Worker II, in the courses entitled "Managing Information Systems" and "Finite Math".

S. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Office of Family Services - Request permission to pay University of Vermont, Colchester, VT, the sum of $2385.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Pamela D. Houghton, Child Protection Service Worker II, in the courses entitled "Theoretical Foundations of Human Behavior and the Social Environment II" and "Social Welfare Policies and Services II" and "Biosociopolitical Issues in Social Work".

T. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Office of Family Services - Request permission to pay University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, the sum of $974.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Brian McVeigh, Social Worker III, in the course entitled "Race, Culture, and Oppression".

U. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Office of Family Services - Request permission to pay Fitchburg State College, Fitchburg, MA, the sum of $965.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Pamela L. Sullivan, Juvenile Justice Specialist, in the course entitled "Applications in Criminal Justice".

V. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Office of Finance - Request permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $345.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Mary-Jo Fischer, Source Document Examiner, in the course entitled "Accounting I".

W. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Office of Information Systems - Request permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $389.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling John Conroy, Technical Support Specialist V, in the course entitled "Networking Theory II".

X. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Office of Information Systems - Request permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $389.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Alan Fraser, Technical Support Specialist IV, in the course entitled "Networking Theory II".

Y. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Office of Information Systems - Request permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $389.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Susan Hebert, Business Systems Analyst I, in the course entitled "Advanced Visual Basic".

Z. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Office of Information Systems - Request permission to pay New Hampshire College Graduate School of Business, Manchester, NH, the sum of $1188.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Barbara Hoover, Information Technology Manager II, in the course entitled "Information Analysis and Systems Development".

AA. HOSPITAL - Request permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $345.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Stefanie Burke, Mental Health Worker III, in the course entitled "Ethics & the Professional Helper".

BB. HOSPITAL - Request permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $345.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Kathy Grace, Mental Health Worker I, in the course entitled "Introduction to Psychology".

CC. HOSPITAL - Request permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $345.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling C. Ivan Heath, Human Resources Assistant II, in the course entitled "Introduction to Business".

DD. HOSPITAL - Request permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $690.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Steven Kenneally, Mental Health Worker I, in the courses entitled "Introduction to Psychology" and " Introduction to Sociology".

EE. HOSPITAL - Request permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $345.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Ellen Paul, Mental Health Worker I, in the course entitled "Human Growth & Development: The Life Span".

FF. HOSPITAL - Request permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $345.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Victoria Pennell, Mental Health Worker I, in the course entitled "Human Biology".

GG. INSURANCE - Request permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $389.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Valerie Palmer, Business Administrator I, in the course entitled "Spreadsheets 1-2-3".

HH. PUBLIC UTILITIES - Request permission to pay University of New Hampshire, Manchester, NH, the sum of $621.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Thomas B. Getz, Executive Director, in the course entitled "Business, Government and Society".

II. PUBLIC UTILITIES - Request permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $460.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Shelia M. Monaghan, Accounting Technician, in the course entitled "Intermediate Accounting II".

JJ. PUBLIC UTILITIES - Request permission to pay Plymouth State College, Plymouth, NH, the sum of $870.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Karen J. Moran, PUC Examiner, in the course entitled "Quantitative Analysis for Business Decisions".

KK. TRANSPORTATION - Request permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $252.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Brian Cassel, Engineering Technician I, in the course entitled "Physics I", also request permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $200.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Terry Place, Engineering Technician IV, in the course entitled "Computer Information Systems", also request permission to pay Antioch New England Graduate School, Keene, NH, the sum of $360.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Russell St. Pierre, Environmentalist III, in the course entitled "Conservation Biology".

LL. TRANSPORTATION - Request permission to pay University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, the sum of $360.50 for the sole purpose of enrolling Nancy Mayville, Project Manager, in the course entitled "English 501:Intro to Prose Writing".

MM. TRANSPORTATION - Request permission to pay Franklin Pierce College, Concord, NH, the sum of $274.50 for the sole purpose of enrolling Tim Davis, Clerk of the Works, in the course entitled "Senior Business Seminar", also request permission to pay Franklin Pierce College, Concord, NH, the sum of $274.50 for the sole purpose of enrolling Tim Davis, Clerk of the Works, in the course entitled "Intro to Computers".

NN. TRANSPORTATION - Request permission to pay Doctorate's Program New Hampshire College, Manchester, NH, the sum of $1470.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Roland J. Sparks, Project Manager, in the course entitled "Seminar in Multinational Finance".

LATE ITEM

A. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized to enter into contract with Moores Marine Construction Corporation, 33 Littleworth Road, Dover, NH for a lump sum price of $233,900.00 for Maintenance Dredging, Seabrook Harbor, Seabrook, NH.
(2) Further authorized a contingency in the amount of $1,100.00 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during execution of the project.

The Governor set the next Governor and Executive Council Meeting on Wednesday, February 14, 2001 at 10:30 a.m. at the State House, Concord, NH.

The Honorable Board then adjourned.

 

NH State Seal NH.gov   Privacy Policy   Accessibility Policy