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April 2, 2003
 

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GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MINUTES
State House, Concord, New Hampshire
April 2, 2003 10:30 a.m.

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

The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Wheeler, seconded by Councilor Burton accepted the minutes of March 19, 2003.

The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton, confirmed the appointment of several persons nominated for Civil Commissions from the March 19, 2003 meeting.

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

RESIGNATIONS

The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Spaulding accepted the resignation of:

Fish & Game Department
Executive Director
Wayne Vetter
Effective: April 1, 2003

CONFIRMATIONS

The Governor and Executive Council unanimously approved the following:

Advisory Committee on Travel and Tourism
(Food and Beverage )
Robert D. Greenleaf, Madbury
Reappointment
Effective: April 2, 2003
Term End Date: December 15, 2005

Advisory Council on Unemployment Compensation
(Employers)
Kevin P. Sullivan, Hampton
Reappointment
Effective: April 2, 2003
Term End Date: March 26, 2006

Advisory Council on Unemployment Compensation
Chairman
Robert Turner, Laconia
Reappointment
Effective: April 2, 2003
Term End Date: March 26, 2005

Board of Architects
Christopher Williams, Meredith
Succeeding James Somes
Effective: April 2, 2003
Term End Date: September 9, 2005

Board of Hearing Care Providers
Hearing Aid Dealer
David P. Dachowski B.S., Manchester
(Replacing Herbert J. Hodgdon II)
Effective: April 2, 3003
Term End Date: April 23, 2005

Board of Licensing for Alcohol & Other Drug Abuse Professionals
Robert O. Kelley Jr., Lee
Reappointment
Effective: April 2, 2003
Term End Date: January 9, 2006

Board of Nursing
(Public Member)
Elizabeth S. Gabler, Hebron
(Replacing Harley Featherston)
Effective: April 2, 2003
Term End Date: May 10, 2006

Board of Veterinary Medicine
Brad Taylor DVM, Canterbury
(Replacing Susan M. Haley)
Effective: April 2, 2003
Term End Date: march 5, 2008

Commission to Study Uniform State Laws
W. Michael Dunn, Concord
Reappointment
Effective: April 2, 2003
Term End Date: December 30, 2005

Commission to Study Uniform State Laws
Michael D. Ruedig, Concord
Reappointment
Effective: April 2, 2003
Term End Date: January 4, 2006

Compensation Appeals Board
(Attorney)
John C. Emery, Bedford
Reappointment
Effective: April 2, 2003
Term End Date: January 1, 2007

Compensation Appeals Board
Attorney
Jon H. Levenstein, Bedford
Reappointment
Effective: April 2, 2003
Term End Date: February 15, 2007

Compensation Appeals Board
Attorney
William Schubert, Hooksett
Reappointment
Effective: April 2, 2003
Term End Date: February 15, 2007

Current Use Advisory Board
Public Member/Agriculture
Robert J. Berti, Rumney
(Replacing Phyllis Sherman)
Effective: April 2, 2003
Term End Date: November 16, 2004

Department of Cultural Resources
Director, Division of the Arts
Rebecca L. Lawrence, Concord
Reappointment
Effective: April 2, 2003
Term End Date: March 11, 2008

Emergency Shelter and Homeless Coordination Commission
Patricia E. Howe, Franklin
(Replacing Maria Skaperdas)
Effective: April 2, 2003
Term End Date: August 26, 2004

Housing Finance Authority
(Public Member)
Kenneth N. Ortmann, Rochester
(Replacing Rhona Charbonneau)
Effective: April 2, 2003
Term End Date: July 1, 2007

Moorings Appeals Board
John F. Bridges, Wolfeboro
Reappointment
Effective: April 2, 2003
Term End Date: October 28, 2005

New Hampshire Human Rights Commission
Rogers Johnson, Stratham
(Replacing Richard Hesse)
Effective: April 2, 2003
Term End Date: January 1, 2008

New Hampshire Human Rights Commission
Gayle E. Troye, Dunbarton
(Replacing Philip Palmer)
Effective: April 2, 2003
Term End Date: January 1, 2008

Oil Fund Disbursement Board
(Petroleum Refiner)
Thomas J. Frawley, Lyme
Reappointment
Effective: April 2, 2003
Term End Date: January 1, 2006

Oil Fund Disbursement Board
Petroleum Distributor
James E. Robertson, Spofford
Reappointment
Effective: April 2, 2003
Term End Date: January 1, 2006

Pesticides Control Board
(Public Member)
Timothy J. Fleury, Sunapee
Reappointment
Effective: April 2, 2003
Term End Date: April 10, 2006

Railroad Appeals Board
(General Public)
Wayne M. Gagne, Nashua
(Replacing Peter Leishman)
Effective: April 2, 2003
Term End Date: May 7, 2005

Respiratory Care Practitioners Governing Board
Sean Kenneally, Meredith
(Replacing Carl J. Rod)
Effective: April 2, 2003
Term End Date: January 8, 2006

Retirement System Board of Trustees
Nominated NH Police Association
Dean Crombie, Somersworth
(Succeeding Dale Robinson)
Effective: April 2, 2003
Term End Date: July 1, 2004

State Board of Education
Chairman, Dist. 5-at large
Fredrick J. Bramante Jr., Durham
(Replacing Chris C. Houpis)
Effective: April 2, 2003
Term End Date: January 31, 2007

NOMINATIONS

The Governor made the following nominations:

Advisory Committee on Travel and Tourism
Lodging
Scott R. Labnon, Gorham
(Replacing Peter A. Morgan)
Effective: Upon Confirmation
Term End Date: December 1, 2005

Advisory Committee on Travel and Tourism
Rep. Retail Industry
Nancy Kyle, Pembroke
(Replacing Ann W. Sprague)
Effective: Upon Confirmation
Term End Date: December 1, 2005

Advisory Council on Worker's Compensation
(Labor)
Richard N. Joy, Dover
Reappointment
Effective: Upon Confirmation
Term End Date: June 13, 2006

Advisory Council on Worker's Compensation
Health Care Providers
Gary L. Woods, Bow
Reappointment
Effective: Upon Confirmation
Term End Date: January 12, 2006

Board of Conciliation and Arbitration
Employer
Robert J. Cricenti, New London
Reappointment
Effective: Upon Confirmation
Term End Date: July 1, 2006

Board of Conciliation and Arbitration
(Employees)
R. Bruce Gagnon, Auburn
Reappointment
Effective: Upon Confirmation
Term End Date: July 1, 2006

Board of Dietitians
(Public Member)
Alan S. Grigsby, Claremont
Reappointment
Effective: Upon Confirmation
Term End Date: March 28, 2006

Board of Funeral Directors and Embalmers
Glenn Dewhirst, Laconia
(Replacing Daniel J. Healy)
Effective: June 13, 2003
Term End Date: June 13, 2008

Board of Licensing for Alcohol & Other Drug Abuse Professionals
Margaret Desfosses, Portsmouth
Reappointment
Effective: Upon Confirmation
Term End Date: January 28, 2006

Board of Podiatrists
Dave Kosofsky, Nashua
(Replacing Steven R. Rudman)
Effective: Upon Confirmation
Term End Date: December 5, 2007

Compensation Appeals Board
Attorney
Richard Mitchell, Candia
(Replacing Peter T. Foley)
Effective: Upon Confirmation
Term End Date: February 13, 2007

Compensation Appeals Board
Attorney
David Siff, Concord
(Replacing Michael P. King)
Effective: Upon Confirmation
Term End Date: January 1, 2007

Connecticut River Valley Resourcs Commission
Public Member
Michael W Dannehy Woodsville
Reappointment
Effective: Upon Confirmation
Term End Date: February 10, 2006

Department of Justice
Deputy Attorney General
Kelly Ayotte, Nashua
(Replacing Stephen J. Judge)
Effective: TBD
Term End Date: March 31, 2007
Salary: $70,523

Department of Labor Apprenticeship Council
Management
Philip M. Hamblet, Keene
Reappointment
Effective: Upon Confirmation
Term End Date: June 25, 2007

Department of Labor Apprenticeship Council
(Labor)
John P. Jackson, Dover
Reappointment
Effective: Upon Confirmation
Term End Date: June 25, 2004

Department of Resources and Economic Development Advisory Commission
Michael H. Monks, Amherst
Reappointment
Effective: Upon Confirmation
Term End Date: April 1, 2008

Employment Security Appellate Bd
Attorney Vice Chr
Thomas P. Mullins, Greenfield
Reappointment
Effective: Upon Confirmation
Term End Date: November 21, 2006

Enhanced 911 Commission
Nominated by NH Telephone Assoc.
Marc Violette, Warner
(Replacing Paul Violette)
Effective: Upon Confirmation
Term End Date: July 8, 2005

Environmental Services
Commissioner
Mike Nolin, Canterbury
Appointment
Effective: Upon Confirmation
Term End Date: July 7, 2006
Salary Group S: $66,325

Liquor Commission
Chairman
Anthony C. Maiola, Newport
Reappointment
Effective: Upon Confirmation
Term End Date: July 1, 2009
Salary: HH-5 $84,232

Municipal Bond Bank
Jeffrey C. Towne, Concord
(Replacing Lee F.Mayhew)
Effective: Upon Confirmation
Term End Date: July 1, 2007

New Motor Vehicle Arbitation Board
Alternate-Representing New Car Dealer
Donna Gaudet Hosmer, Laconia
(Replacing David Philipkoski)
Effective: Upon Confirmation
Term End Date: February 1, 2006

New Motor Vehicle Arbitation Board
New Car Dealer
Peter Mans, Sunapee
(Replacing Margaret Proko-Weisman)
Effective: Upon Confirmation
Term End Date: August 28, 2005

NH Motor Vehicle Industry Board
Lloyd Freese, Goffstown
Reappointment
Effective: Upon Confirmation
Term End Date: January 9, 2007

NH Wetlands Council
Elected Municipal Official
John S. Cobb, Woodsville
(Replacing Burnham A. Judd)
Effective: Upon Confirmation
Term End Date: January 3, 2006

NH Wetlands Council
Nom.By Audubon/NH Society for Protection of Forests
Tom Chrisenton, Lyndeborough
(Replacing Bruce Schwaegler)
Effective: Upon Confirmation
Term End Date: October 23, 2005

Northeast Interstate Dairy Compact Commission
Dairy Processor
Powell Cabot, Walpole
Reappointment
Effective: Upon Confirmation
Term End Date: June 19, 2005

Northeast Interstate Dairy Compact Commission
Dairy Farmer
Deborah A. Erb, Landaff
Reappointment
Effective: Upon Confirmation
Term End Date: June 19, 2004

Northeast Interstate Dairy Compact Commission
Consumer Interests
Douglas E. Morris, Durham
Reappointment
Effective: Upon Confirmation
Term End Date: June 19, 2006

Personnel Appeals Board
Robert Johnson, Hillsborough
Reappointment
Effective: Upon Confirmation
Term End Date: June 2, 2006

Real Estate Appraiser Board
(Public Member)
Cliff Hurst, Manchester
(Replacing James J. Tenn Jr.)
Effective: Upon Confirmation
Term End Date: September 16, 2005

Rivers Management Advisory Committee
Recreation Interests
Kenneth D. Kimball, Jackson
Reappointment
Effective: Upon Confirmation
Term End Date: December 28, 2005

Rivers Management Advisory Committee
Granite State Hydro Assn
George K. Lagassa, North Hampton
Reappointment
Effective: Upon Confirmation
Term End Date: January 5, 2006

Rivers Management Advisory Committee
Rep. Of Agricultural Community
James C. Robertson, Contoocook
Reappointment
Effective: Upon Confirmation
Term End Date: March 22, 2006

Telecommunications Planning/Development Advisory Commission
Municipal Government
Robert D. Ciandella, New Castle
Reappointment
Effective: Upon Confirmation
Term End Date: October 18, 2005

Telecommunications Planning/Development Advisory Commission
County Government
Arthur Durette, Pembroke
Reappointment
Effective: Upon Confirmation
Term End Date: October 18, 2005
(Replacing Peter B Davis)

University System Board of Trustees
Terry Morton, Rye
Reappointment
Effective: Upon Confirmation
Term End Date: June 30, 2007

Waste Management Council
Municipal Officer / Nom by NH Mun Assoc
Michael Garrity, Manchester
(Replacing E.Russell Bailey)
Effective: Upon Confirmation
Term End Date: December 23, 2005

BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY
#1 The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton and further on a roll call vote as follows: Councilor Burton - yes, Councilor Spaulding - yes, Councilor Griffin - yes, Councilor Wieczorek - yes, and Councilor Wheeler - yes, authorized to hold a Public Hearing to approve an award of a State Guarantee under RSA 162-A:13-a with respect to a loan from Chittenden Bank to Willey Brothers, Inc. in Rochester, New Hampshire. Action will Authorized a Resolution under RSA 162-I:18 to determine the financing will serve a public use, provide public benefit and is within the policy and authority of the Act.

EXTRACT FROM THE MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE
GOVERNOR AND COUNCIL HELD ON APRIL 2, 2003
COUNCIL CHAMBER, CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE

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At approximately 11:10 a.m., the Governor announced that the next matter to be considered would be the award of a State guarantee under the Working Capital Line of Credit Guarantee Program of the Business Finance Authority in connection with a loan to be made by Chittenden Bank to Willey Brothers, Inc. and declared that the public hearing on the subject had commenced. He said that he and the members of the Council had received written material from the Authority with respect to the proposed loans and State guarantee. The Governor then said that the meeting would hear anyone wishing to speak on the subject and introduced Michael Donahue, Senior Credit Officer of the Authority who briefly explained the project. The Governor then repeated that the proceedings were a public hearing and asked whether any other person wished to speak; there being none, Councilor Spaulding introduced a resolution entitled "A RESOLUTION UNDER RSA 162-A:18 AWARDING A STATE GUARANTEE UNDER RSA 162-A:13 WITH RESPECT TO A LOAN FROM CHITTENDEN BANK TO WILLEY BROTHERS, INC." and moved its adoption, which was seconded by Councilor Burton. There being no discussion, the Governor called for a vote on the motion. Those voting in favor were: The Governor and Councilor Burton, Councilor Spaulding, Councilor Griffin, Councilor Wieczorek 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.

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A RESOLUTION UNDER RSA 162-A:18
AWARDING A STATE GUARANTEE UNDER RSA 162-A:13-a
WITH RESPECT TO A LOAN FROM
CHITTENDEN BANK TO WILLEY BROTHERS, INC.

WHEREAS, the Governor and Council (the "Governor and Council") of the State of New Hampshire (the "State") have received from the Business Finance Authority of the State of New Hampshire (the "Authority") its written recommendation that the Governor and Council make certain findings and determinations pursuant to RSA 162-A:18 with respect to the award of a guarantee of the Authority in an amount equal to fifty percent (50%) of the principal amount of a loan up to $1,500,000 from Chittenden Bank to Willey Brothers, Inc. pursuant to RSA 162-A:13-a (the Working Capital Loan Guarantee Program or the "WAG Program");

WHEREAS, the proposed guarantee would require the pledge of the full faith and credit of the Authority in an amount not to exceed fifty percent (50%) of the proposed financing;

WHEREAS, pursuant to the provisions of RSA Chapter 162-A, the Governor and Council is authorized to approve the recommendation of the Authority and to award the recommended guarantee upon the making of specific findings after public hearing;

WHEREAS, the Governor and Council have received all the documentation and information with respect to the proposed award of the Authority's guarantee which they have requested; and

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

NOW, THEREFORE, IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED THAT:

1. Findings and Determinations. On the basis of the documentation and information received by the Governor and Council, and after a public hearing, the Governor and Council find:

(a) Special Findings.

(i) The award of the guarantee as proposed will contribute significantly to the success of the financing.

(ii) Reasonable and appropriate measures have been taken to minimize the risk of loss to the Authority and to ensure that any private benefit from the award of the guarantee will be only incidental to the public purpose served thereby.

(b) General Findings.

(i) The award of the guarantee as proposed will serve a public use and provide a public benefit.

(ii) The award of the guarantee as proposed is within the policy of, and the authority conferred by RSA Chapter 162-A.

(iii) The award of the guarantee as proposed will preserve or increase the social welfare 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.

(iv) The award of the guarantee as proposed will promote the orderly development of business activities, create or preserve employment opportunities, or protect the physical environment.

2. Approval. The Governor and Council approve the Authority's taking such further action under the Act with respect to the award of the guarantee as may be required and authorize the Authority to take such further action with respect to such proposed execution as is necessary and appropriate to carry out the proposed transaction.

3. Effective Date. This resolution shall take effect upon its passage.

Passed and Agreed to April 2, 2003.

OFFICE OF STATE PLANNING
The Governor and Council acted as follows:

#2 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Northeast Wetland Restoration, Rowley, MA, for the Phragmites Mitigation project, in the amount of $42,000 under the provisions of the NH Coastal Program. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2004.

#3 Authorized to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the Department of Health and Human Services/Office of Community and Public Health, Concord, NH, for the conduct of laboratory analyses of water and shellfish samples, in the amount of $39,402 under the provisions of the NH Estuaries Project. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2003.

#4 Authorized to retroactively amend an existing agreement with the Town of Greenville, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 1-24-01, item #8, amended on 6-12-02, item #10), to help municipalities solve development problems, by extending the completion date from December 31, 2002 to June 30, 2003.

#5 Authorized to amend retroactively an existing agreement with the Town of Hinsdale, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 3-8-00, item #3, amended on 4-3-02, item #6), to help municipalities solve development problems, by extending the completion date from June 30, 2002 to June 30, 2003.

OFFICE OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL
#6 The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Wieczorek, seconded by Councilor Burton authorized to John F Cuddy, Concord, NH, be confirmed to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Army National Guard.

DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES
The Governor and Council acted as follows:

#7 Authorized David R Dubois' request for partial lien waiver, (State Worker's Compensation), which will allow $83,333 to be returned to the General Fund.

#8 Authorized to contract with The Scott Lawson Group Ltd, Concord, NH, for removal and monitoring of mold remediation at the John O. Morton Building, in an amount not to exceed $32,850. Effective April 4, 2003 to April 6, 2003.

#8A Authorized to appoint Councilor Peter J. Spaulding as a designee of the Executive Council to hold a hearing on the proposal for the Capital Note and Revenue Anticipation Note Program-Statewide project.

#8B Approve the Report of Findings of Councilor David K Wheeler with regard to a certain project for the equipment financing and renovation project in connection with Monadnock Community Hospital, Peterborough, NH.

#8C Authorized approval of list of Governor and Council meeting dates for the period of May through December 2003.

TREASURY DEPARTMENT
#9 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 $12,108.84 to the rightful owners of abandoned or unclaimed funds that have escheated to the general fund.

DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL RESOURCES
#10 The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Wieczorek authorized with Thanks, to accept and expend a grant from the Bryne Foundation, Etna, NH, in the amount of $2,500 for the Summer Reading Experience with the budget as detailed in letter dated March 19, 2003.

#11- 16 Not Used.

DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
The Governor and Council acted as follows:

#17 Authorized to retroactively pay wages and benefits in the amount of $1,110.73 for FY02 and FY03 out of FY03 funds due to a missed temporary appointment.

#18 Authorized to pay $37,904 in overtime for permanent personnel services out of salaries for vacant positions due to pending recruitment for the period November 20, 2002 through January 31, 2003.

DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
The Governor and Council acted as follows:

#19 Authorized Office of International Commerce to amend on a sole source basis the current contract with Elf's Landscaping, Inc., Rochester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 5-23-01, item #41), for further landscape and snow removal services, for an additional $2,500 for a new total amount of $8,310. Effective upon G&C approval to June 30, 2003.

#20 Authorized Division of Travel and Tourism Development to enter into an agreement with USA 800 Inc. of Kansas City MO for telemarketing/inquiry fulfillment services, for a total amount of $150,000. Effective upon G&C approval to June 30, 2004, with an option to renew for two additional two-year terms upon written consent of both parties, and pending legislative approval for funding.

#21 Authorized Division of Economic Development to contract on a sole source basis with USA Information Systems, Incorporated for the use of Military Standard and Specification Library Software, which also provides procurement history. Effective upon G&C approval to April 1, 2006.

#22 Authorized Division of Economic Development to enter into an agreement with Whittaker Associates, Inc, Holland, MI, for developing profiles of companies in the US that have a high probability of relocating or expanding their facilities to NH, in the total amount of $9,000 with $1,250 payable upon approval.

#23 Authorized Division of Parks and Recreation to expend $474,100 from the Park Fund, as specified in their letter dated March 19, 2003. Fiscal Committee approved.

#24 Authorized Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into an agreement, as detailed in letter dated March 3, 2003, with Bar Excavating, Inc., Deerfield, NH, to demolish the existing house and garage at Northwood Meadows State Park, in the amount of $4,966.75.

#25 Authorized Division of Parks and Recreation to amend on a sole source basis the current Service Agreement with Holmes Lewis, Inc., Concord, NH, (for advertising and promotion services, involving broadcast and print media and literature design and production for Cannon Mountain, in the amount of $10,500 for a total contract amount of $210,500.

#26 Authorized Trails Bureau to enter into a contract with Woodlot Alternatives Inc., Topsham, ME, on the basis of a low bid of $45,570 for the development of a Statewide ATV and Trail bike Trails Development Plan. (2)Further Authorized a contingency in the amount of $4,430, for the payment of latent conditions which may appear during his execution of this project. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2003.

#27 Authorized Trails Bureau to increase the Department's fleet by two vehicles, as the bureau will be assuming over three hundred miles of new year-round road and trail maintenance on the International Paper Lands Easement property. Detailed in letter dated March 18, 2003.

#28 Authorized Division of Parks and Recreation to accept a donation of $30,000 from the Seacoast Science Center, Rye, NH, to purchase playground equipment for Odiorne Point State Park.

#29 Authorized Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a retroactive Land/Facility Use Agreement with the Franconia Ski Club of Franconia, NH, to provide various services and activities at Cannon Mountain. Effective upon G&C approval to June 30, 2004. In exchange for the services provided, the State will provide for promotional consideration five complimentary season ski tickets each season for an approximate value of $7,300.

#30 Authorized Division of Forests and Lands to accept an allotment of federal funds for the period ending September 30, 2004, in the amount of $11,000 to fund forest legacy programs. Funding is budgeted as detailed in letter dated March 20, 2003.

#31 Authorized Division of Forests and Lands to accept and expend $25,000 from the US Department of Agriculture for the presentation of stewardship informational and educational programs at the Urban Forestry Center in Portsmouth. Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2004.

#32 Authorized Division of Forest and Lands to accept and expend $28,110 from the US Department of Agriculture for the presentation of forestry educational programs at the Urban Forestry Center in Portsmouth. Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2004.

FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT
#33 The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding authorized with Thanks, to accept a $1,000 donation from Martha J Knox, Newbury, VT, and multiple smaller donations for the use a Barry Conservation Camp in memory of Roger Griswold. As detailed in letter dated March 17, 2003.

DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES
The Governor and Council acted as follows:

#34 Authorized to enter into agreements with the nine Regional Planning Agencies in NH and the Connecticut River Joint Commissions, in the amount of $56,329, in order to implement water quality planning and outreach programs as detailed in letter dated March 20, 2003. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2003. (2)Further Authorized to ward an advance payment in the amount of $2,000 each for a total of $20,000 to the RPAs and the Connecticut River Joint Commissions in accordance with the terms of the grant agreement.

#35 Authorized to ward a Household Hazardous Waste grant to The Pemi-Baker Solid Waste District, Bethlehem, NH, for an amount not to exceed $6,696.60, for the purpose of conducting a household hazardous waste collection project. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003.

#36 Authorized to ward a Household Hazardous Waste grant to the City of Manchester, NH, for an amount not to exceed $11,877.40, for the purpose of conducting a household hazardous waste collection project. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003.

#37 Authorized to enter into an agreement with the Lake Sunapee Protective Association, Sunapee, NH, for the implementation of stormwater Best Management Practices and treatment of road runoff in the Lake Sunapee Watershed, in the amount of $37,249. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2004.

#38 Authorized to enter into an agreement with P&H Senesac Inc., Milton, VT, for digester cleaning, and sludge dewatering, in the amount of $42,377. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003.

#39 Authorized to enter into an agreement with the Lake Massasecum Improvement Association, Bradford, NH, for the purpose of variable milfoil control in the northern cove of Lake Massasecum, Bradford, NH, in the amount of $5,000. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2003.

#40 Authorized to award Wastewater State Aid Grants in an aggregate amount of $432,612 for water pollution control projects. Effective upon G&C approval as listed in letter dated March 14, 2003.

#41 Authorized loan agreement with the Milton Water District, Milton, NH, to borrow up to $1,783,000 from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund Program, for the purpose of financing the development of a second groundwater supply.

#42 Authorized to enter into a loan agreement with Lakes Region Mobile Home Park Cooperative, to finance the upgrade of the water system serving the Lakes Region Mobile Home Park in the Town of Belmont subject to conditions as outlined in documents substantially in the form presented, in the amount of $200,000 and contingent upon the execution of the documentation outlined on the closing agenda as detailed in letter dated March 4, 2003.

#43 Authorized Lakeside at Hermit Cove LLC's request to dredge and fill within the bank to construct a stairway and two concrete pads to anchor two seasonal piers with seasonal walkway between in a "U" configuration, providing three slips on frontage on property located at Lake Winnipesaukee in Moultonborough.

#44 Authorized James Kallfelz's request to permanently remove existing breakwater and widen the center section of the existing cantilevered dock to provide a straight docking section, permanently remove existing wharf, replace the remaining wharf, construct a permanent dock section with an attached seasonal dock extension to provide a wide slip between the docks and construct a seasonal crank up dock on property located at Lake Winnipesaukee in Moultonborough.

#45 Authorized Nicholas Dimauro's request to fill, construct breakwater in an "dogleg" configuration with a gap at the shoreline and a cantilevered pier on frontage on Lake Winnipesaukee, Alton.

#46 Authorized Clifford Antonell's request to repair and replace existing permanent pier supported on cribs, remove existing seasonal dock and a wharf parallel to the shoreline on frontage on property located at Dale Island on Lake Winnipesaukee in Meredith.

#47 Authorized Robert & Jacquelyn Cawley's request to construct a piling pier extension onto an existing piling pier and an existing crib dock connected by a walkway in a "U-Shaped" configuration, and install a permanent boatlift with four support pilings on frontage on property located at Whortleberry Island on Lake Winnipesaukee in Tuftonboro.

#48 Authorized Bradford & Beth Paul's request to fill, construct breakwater in an "I" configuration, with a gap at the shoreline and a cantilevered pier connected to a piling supported pier by a walkway accessed by wide stairs over the bank on frontage on property located at Rattlesnake Island on Lake Winnipesaukee in Alton.

#49 Authorized Esther Kennedy's request to replace in kind a deteriorated permanent pier and a ramp that are connected to an existing T-shaped float system, remove eight pilings, replace ten pilings, relocate two pilings, and rip-rap eroded shoreline on property located along the Piscataqua River Back channel in Portsmouth.

#50 Authorized Steve Buzzotta's request to amend a permit (previously approved by G&C on 11-13-02), to construct a piling pier and a crib supported pier with a connecting walkway in a "U" configuration and one crib supported pier to the south of the "U" shaped docking facility on frontage on property located at Lake Winnipesaukee in Gilford.

#51 Authorized Paul Hackett's request to permanently remove an existing seasonal dock and concrete pad, construct a wide set of stairs in the bank to access lake, to construct breakwater in an "L" configuration, with a gap at the shoreline, and a cantilevered pier accedes by a cantilevered pier with a piling supported pier in an "F" configuration an frontage on property located at Lockes Island on Lake Winnipesaukee in Gilford.

#52 Authorized Richard Wozmak's request to fill, construct breakwater, in a "dogleg" configuration, with a gap at the shoreline and a cantilevered pier on frontage on property located at Lake Winnipesaukee in Alton.

#53 Authorized Stephen A Morse's request to fill, construct breakwater, in a "dogleg" configuration, with a gap at the shoreline and a cantilevered pier on frontage on property located at Lake Winnipesaukee in Alton.

#54 Authorized Wynn & Linda Varney's request to dredge and fill, construct breakwater, in a slight dogleg configuration, with a gap at the shoreline and a cantilevered pier connected to a piling pier by a walkway accessed by a walkway on frontage on property located at Rattlesnake Island on Lake Winnipesaukee in Alton.

#55 Authorized Donald McBride's request to construct a seasonal dock east of two existing seasonal piers on frontage on property located at Crescent Lake in Wolfeboro.

#56 Authorized Richard & Karen Hetherington's request to fill construct breakwater, in an "I" configuration, with a gap at the shoreline and a cantilevered pier connected to a seasonal dock by a seasonal walkway accessed by a walkway and install a seasonal boatlift on frontage on property located at Lake Winnipesaukee in Alton.

#57 Authorized Paul Harvey's request to raise the height of an existing pier and construct a ramp connected to a float, providing one slip on frontage on property located at Slater's Creek on the Piscataqua River in Portsmouth.

HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
The Governor and Council acted as follows:

Office of Community & Public Health
#58 Authorized to accept and expend $12,892 in federal funds, as specified in letter dated March 19, 2003. Fiscal Committee approved.

#59 Authorized Bureau of Radiological Health to reimburse Joan N Brown, Principal Planner, $319.97 for two nights of lodging and associated meals, incurred due to inclement weather while attending the Nuclear Regulatory Commission/Federal Emergency management Agency Scheduling Conference held on December 4, 2002 through December 6, 2002, in Portsmouth, NH.

#60 Authorized with Councilor Wheeler voting - no, Bureau of Maternal and Child Health to expend funds to support the delivery of curriculum-based, multi-session, teen pregnancy prevention educational programs in schools and community agencies through NH, in an amount of $2,500 for an eight session program or $5,000 for a sixteen session program up to a maximum total of $85,000. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003.

#61 Authorized Bureau of Emergency Preparedness and Response, to enter into a two-year Memorandum of Understanding for bio-terrorism preparedness planning with the NH Department of Safety, Division of Fire Safety and Emergency Management, in the amount of $135,970. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2004.

#62 Authorized with Councilor Wheeler voting - no, Bureau of Maternal and Child Health to contract with John Snow International Research and Training Institute, Inc., dba Community Health Institute, Concord, NH, to provide an evaluation of two TANF/Family Planning Teen Pregnancy Prevention Projects, in an amount not to exceed $170,010. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003.

#63 Authorized with Councilor Wheeler voting - no, Bureau of Maternal and Child Health to contract with Jill Ann Underhill of Bow, NH, for research and consulting services related to teen pregnancy prevention, in an amount not to exceed $19,250. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003.

#64 Authorized Bureau of Emergency Preparedness and Response, to expend up to $30,000 in federal funds for an estimated eight, day long Bioterrorism preparedness training seminars involving clinical and logistical aspects of the implementation of the State of NH's plan for smallpox vaccinations. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2003.

Division of Alcohol & Drug Abuse
#65 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Janet Lastovica, Milford, NH, to provide consulting services, in an amount not to exceed $21,500. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003.

Division of Behavioral Health
#66 Authorized to accept and expend $72,146.97 from federal funds in the State Treasury not otherwise appropriated to reimburse the Housing Security Guarantee Program, as specified in letter dated March 19, 2003. Fiscal Committee approved.

Division of Elderly & Adult Services
#67 Authorized to accept and expend $143,745 in federal funds, as specified in letter dated March 19, 2003.

#68 Authorized to amend an existing sole source agreement with Tri-County Community Action Program Inc., Berlin, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-20-01, item #175, amended on 2-20-02, item #69, amended on 4-3-02, item #66, amended on December 4, 2002, Late Item A, amended on 3-19-03, item #98), to provide Alzheimer's Adult Day Care Services to the North County Alzheimer's Partnership, by increasing the contract by $59,000 from $1,405,856.66 to $1,464,856.66 with funds from the Administration of Aging's Alzheimer's Disease Demonstration Project Grants to States. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003.

#68A Authorized to amend existing agreement with Easter Seals New Hampshire, Inc., Manchester, NH to implement an Adult Day Care Services Pilot Program by increasing the contract amount by $55,000 from $102,625 to $157,625 effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003.

Division for Children, Youth & Families
#69 Authorized to amend an agreement with the Family Resource Center at Gorham, Gorham, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 8-22-01, item #238, amended on 4-17-02, item #94), for the continued provision of Comprehensive Family Support and Parenthood Initiative programs. Effective retroactive from October 31, 2002 to June 30, 2003.

Division of Child Support Services
#70 Authorized to amend an existing sole source agreement with ACS State and Local Solutions, Inc., Washington, DC, (previously approved by G&C on 4-17-02, item #93), to improve and enhance management of the State Disbursement Unit, by increasing the Price Limitation by $410,292 from $2,774,494.38 to $3,184,786.38 and by adding additional services to the scope of services. Effective retroactive from May 1, 2002 through April 30, 2005.

#71 Authorized to accept and expend $84,270 in federal funds, as specified in letter dated March 19, 2003. Fiscal Committee approved.

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
The Governor and Council acted as follows:

#72 Authorized to budget and expend carry forward teacher certification funds, in the amount of $382,600, for the purpose of supporting the creation of a citizen focused, web-based certification system. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003. (2)Further Authorized to establish line item Object Class 098 (Educator Information System). Detailed in letter dated February 3, 2003.

#73 Authorized to accept and expend $58,667 from The Corporation for National Service to implement, and evaluate the service learning program throughout the State of NH. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003.

#74 Authorized to grant funds to the College for Lifelong Learning, Concord, NH, to provide assistance to school districts in the professional development of para-educators, in an amount not to exceed $231,744. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2004. (2)Further Authorized unencumbered payment of said grant with internal accounting control within the Department pending legislative approval of the next biennium budget. (3)Further Authorized to exercise a renewal option for up to two additional fiscal years, subject to the contractor's acceptable performance.

#75 Authorized to transfer $5,084.28 and hire consultants through June 30, 2003, as specified in letter dated March 19, 2003. Fiscal Committee Approved

NH COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE SYSTEM
#76 The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spauling and Councilor Griffin voting - no, authorized the Technical College in Berlin to retroactively amend the sole source agreement with Yakov Cherner dba ATEL, LLC, Swampscott, MA, (previously approved by G&C on 12-20-00, item #J), for technical education services under the grant entitled "Project COMPACT" as funded by the National Science Foundation by increasing contract encumbrance in the amount of $83,260, amending the total from $284,000 to $367,260 and extending said agreement from June 30, 2002 to June 30, 2004.

POLICE STANDARDS & TRAINING COUNCIL
#77 The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton authorized to accept and expend grant funds totaling $3,075.98 from the NH Highway Safety Agency for training purposes and for refresher training for Drug Recognition Expert personnel throughout the US. Program scheduled for Baltimore, MD between July 10-13, 2003. Detailed in letter dated March 12, 2003.

DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY
The Governor and Council acted as follows:

#78 Authorized to open a regular checking account with the Community Guaranty Savings Bank, Campton, NH, for use as a holding account for revenues collected by the Campton Municipal Agent.

#79 Authorized to open an account with the First Signature Bank, Portsmouth, NH, for use as a collection account for returned checks for the Department of Safety.

#80 Authorized to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the Department of Transportation, for the purpose of collaborating on a traffic records improvement project, to improve the capture of accident records by making data collection more timely and efficient and by enhancing transmission of the data in conjunction with the J-One infrastructure, in an amount not to exceed $85,000.

#81 Authorized to enter into a retroactive, sole source contract with Interstate Emergency Unit Fire Mutual Aid, Inc., Stratham, NH, to conduct one Firefighter I course, one Firefighter II course and Drill Ground usage in Rockingham County, for an amount of $43,066. Effective January 1, 2003 through June 30, 2003.

#82 Authorized Division of Fire Safety and Emergency Management to enter into a sole source contract with the architectural firm of Sherman Greiner Halle' Ltd, Concord, NH, to prepare a professional capability assessment of the State Emergency Operations Center, in the amount of $25,000. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003.

#83 Authorized Division of Fire Safety and Emergency Management to hold a class for "Hazardous Weather and Flood Preparations" on April 15 and 16, 2003 at the Red Jacket Mountain View, LLC, North Conway, NH, in an amount not to exceed $6,350. (2)Further Authorized a contract with Red Jacket Mountain View, LLC, North Conway, for a function room, meals, and rooms in the amount of $6,350. Effective upon G&C approval through April 16, 2003.

#84 Authorized Division of Fire Safety and Emergency Management and the City of Nashua, Emergency Management Office in the amount of $8,000 to be used for a statewide hazardous materials workshop. Effective through April 11, 2003.

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
The Governor and Council acted as follows:

#85 Authorized to accept and place on file the Department's Equipment Acquisition Plan status report for the period ending February 28, 2003. Informational Item.

#86 Authorized to accept and place on file the Bureau of Right-of-Way's Contemplated Award List for the Period February 27, 2003 through March 12, 2003.

#87 Authorized to transfer $1,406,000 among classes within the Department which are listed under item number "2", as specified in letter dated March 19, 2003. Fiscal Committee approved.

#88 Authorized Bureau of Highway Design to modify the agreement for engineering services with DuBois & King, Incorporated, Nashua, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 3-6-02, item #68), for final design of the replacement of the NH Route 155 bridge over the Boston & Maine Railroad, including related improvements to the roadway approaches in the town of Madbury, by increasing the total lump-sum fee by $26,654 from $121,967 to $148,621.

#89 Authorized Bureau of Bridge Design to enter into an agreement with CLD Consulting Engineers, Manchester, NH, for a preliminary design study for the replacement of the Winnicut Rd Bridge over the Winnicut River, in an amount not to exceed $60,207. Effective upon G&C approval through twelve months from the date of notice to proceed.

#90 Authorized Bureau of Bridge Design to enter into an agreement with Dufresne-Henry, Inc., South Burlington, VT, for a preliminary design study for the replacement of the bridge on the NH Route 28 over the Merrymeeting River, in an amount not to exceed $43,652.28. Effective upon G&C approval through twelve months from the date of the notice to proceed.

#91 Authorized Commissioners Office to enter into an agreement with Nashua Regional Planning Commission, to cooperatively work with the Town of Litchfield in an agricultural land analysis to quantify the direct development impacts associated with the proposed circumferential Highway for a fee not to exceed $20,000. Effective upon G&C approval through twelve months from the date of Notice to Proceed.

#92 Authorized Bureau of Right-of-Way to sell a 2,400 square foot parcel of State owned land in the Town of Haverhill to Wayne and Michelle Mimmick for $6,500 to widen and pave the their existing parking area. Detailed in letter dated March 4, 2003.

#93 Authorized Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into an agreement with the University of NH Durham, NH, to provide new and replacement vehicles and equipment for transit operators statewide from the Federal Transit Administration, in an amount not to exceed $134,400. Detailed in letter dated February 21, 2003.

#94 Authorized Commissioners Office to enter into agreement with the Rockingham Planning Commission, Exeter, NH, to undertake certain transportation related planning studies for a fee not to exceed $231,000. Effective upon G&C approval through October 31, 2004.

#95 Authorized Bureau of Environment to enter into consultant service agreements with the companies as listed in letter dated February 25, 2003, to undertake certain hazardous materials investigations for a combined fee not to exceed $1,200,000.

#96 Authorized Bureau of Construction to contract with R.S. Audley, Inc., Bow, NH, on the basis of a low bid of $14,798,336.56, for road and bridge improvements at the NH 101 and US 3 interchange, construction along NH 101 EB and WB consists of bridge replacement over US 3 associated roadway improvements. Effective upon G&C approval through June 6, 2006.

#97 Authorized Bureau of Public Works to enter into a contact with Greenwood Industries, Millbury, MA, for Re-roofing and Repairs, Legislative Office Building, Concord, NH, for a lump-sum price of $122,140.

#98 Authorized Bureau of Public Works to enter into a contract with H.L. Patten Construction, Inc. Kittery, ME, for addition and renovations, Liquor Commission Store, Portsmouth, NH, for a lump-sum price of $349,200. (2)Further authorized a contingency in the amount of $31,783 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during execution of the project.

#99 TUITION REQUESTS
The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton authorized the requests:

A. COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE - Request permission to pay Nova Southeastern University, Springfield, MA, the sum of $1,660.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Froann McLaughlin, Professor of English, in the course entitled "Research Methods".

B. CORRECTIONS - Request permission to pay the College for Lifelong Learning, Gorham, NH, the sum of $389.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Angela Rouleau, Media Generalist, in the course entitled "Legal Research/Paralegal".

C. EDUCATION - Request permission to pay College for Lifelong Learning, Bow, NH, the sum of $728.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Scott Fifield, Case Technician, in the course entitled "Philosophical Issues Through Literature".

D. ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Request permission to pay UNH College for Lifelong Learning, Bow, NH, the sum of $728.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Jason Domke, Environmentalist II, in the course entitled "Introduction to Geology".

E. ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Request permission to pay UNH College for Lifelong Learning, Bow, NH, the sum of $728.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Spruce Wheelock, Sanitarian I, in the course entitled "Introduction to Geology".

F. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Division for Children, Youth & Families - Request permission to pay Plymouth State College, Plymouth, NH, the sum of $904.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Kathleen Hessefort, Executive Secretary, in the course entitled "Program Design and Evaluation".

G. NH HOSPITAL - Request permission to pay College for Lifelong Learning, Concord, NH, the sum of $444.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Donna Thoroughgood, Program Assistant II, in the course entitled "Introduction to College Mathematics".

H. RETIREMENT - Request permission to pay Hesser College, Manchester, NH, the sum of $1,194.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Rosemarie Fielding, Counseling Assistant, in the courses entitled "Intermediate Accounting I" and " Intro to Computer Technology".

I. TRANSPORTATION - Request permission to pay Franklin Pierce College, Portsmouth, NH, the sum of $307.50 for the sole purpose of enrolling Robert Spinney, Bridge Construction Supervisor, in the course entitled "College Writing I".

#100 TRAVEL REQUESTS
The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Wieczorek authorized the requests:

A. BANKING - Request permission for (1) employee, Troy Neff, Bank Examiner III, or designee, to travel to Arlington, VA on April 27 - May 9, 2003, to attend the Financial Institution Analysis School. Permission is also requested for a waiver to exceed the 300-mile radius by private vehicle. ALSO A CASH ADVANCE OF $400.00 IS REQUESTED FOR Troy Neff. Total Cost: $1,054.12. Source of Funds: 100% Other - Exam/Assessment Funds. No Registration Fee.

B. SAFETY, Division of State Police - Request permission for (1) employee, Lieutenant Russell Conte, Major Crime Unit, or designee, to travel to Quantico, VA, on April 6 - June 13, 2003, to attend the FBI National Academy. Permission is also requested for a waiver to exceed the 300-mile radius by state vehicle. ALSO AN ADVANCED PAYMENT OF $960.00 IS REQUESTED FOR mandatory assessment fees and meals prepayment to the FBI National Academy. Total Cost: $960.00. Source of Funds: 81% Highway and 19% Turnpike Funds. No Registration Fee.

LATE ITEMS

The Governor and Executive Council approved the following late items, with Council Wheeler voting - no on #'s A-J:

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
A. Authorized Bureau of Maternal and Child Health to amend an existing agreement with Concord Hospital of Concord, NH (previously approved by G&C on 7-5-01, item #76, amended on 5-29-02, item #87,) for comprehensive family planning and breast and cervical cancer screening services, by increasing the Price Limitation by $43,267 from $954,624 to $997,891. Effective upon G&C approval thorough June 30, 2003.

B. Authorized Bureau of Maternal and Child Health to amend an existing agreement with White Mountain Community Health Center of Conway, NH (previously approved by G&C on 7-5-01, item #56, amended on 5-29-02, item #79,) for comprehensive family planning services, by increasing the Price Limitation by $31,658 from $405,906 to $437,564. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003.

C. Authorized Bureau of Maternal and Child Health to amend an existing agreement with Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 7-5-01, item #55, amended on 5-29-02, item #85), for comprehensive family planning services by increasing the Price Limitation by $35,544 from $612,145 to $647,689. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003.

D. Authorized Bureau of Maternal and Child Health to amend an existing agreement with Coos County Family Health Services of Berlin, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 7-5-01 item #66 amended on 5-29-02, item #86), for comprehensive family planning and breast and cervical cancer screening services, by increasing the Price Limitation by $25,969 from $449,320 to $475,289. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003.

E. Authorized Bureau of Maternal and Child Health to amend an existing agreement with Avis Goodwin Community Health Center of Dover, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 7-5-01, item #75, amended on 5-29-02, item #89), for comprehensive family planning and breast and cervical cancer screening services, by increasing the Price Limitation by $48,112 from $1,224,262 to $1,272,374. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003.

F. Authorized Bureau of Maternal and Child Health to amend an existing agreement with Child Health Services of Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 8-22-01 item #196, amended on 6-12-02, item #82), fro comprehensive family planning services, by increasing the Price Limitation by $27,750 from $465,528 to $493,278. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003.

G. Authorized Bureau of Maternal and Child Health to amend an existing agreement with Weeks Medical Center of Lancaster, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 8-22-01, item #187, amended on 5-29-01, item #84), for comprehensive family planning services, by increasing the Price Limitation by $24,956 from $143,860 to $168,816. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003.

H. Authorized Bureau of Maternal and Child Health to amend an existing agreement with Planned Parenthood of Northern New England of Derry, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 7-5-01, item #57, amended on 6-26-02, item #158), for comprehensive family planning services, by increasing the Price Limitation by $109,952 from $1,947,962 to $2,057,914. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003.

I. Authorized Bureau of Maternal and Child Health to amend an existing agreement with Dartmouth Hitchcock Clinic-Indian Stream of Colebrook, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 7-5-01, item #74, amended on 6-26-02, item #167), for comprehensive family planning services, by increasing the Price Limitation by $23,427 from $105,223 to $128,650. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003.

J. Authorized Bureau of Maternal and Child Health to amend an existing agreement with Coos Lamprey Health care of Newmarket, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 7-5-01, item #68, amended on 5-29-02, item #88), from comprehensive family planning and breast and cervical cancer screening services, by increasing the Price Limitation by $56,333 from $1,234,021 to $1,290,354. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003.

K. Authorized Office of Community and Public Health, Bureau of Maternal and Child Health, to contract with Jane G. Stapleton, dba Stapleton Consulting of Newmarket, NH to develop a state action plan to address violence against women. This contract will be effective the date of Governor and Council approval through December 31, 2003, for an amount not to exceed a total of $45,126.

L. Authorized to accept and expend $150,890 in federal funds and continue on Program Planner III position and establish on Pharmaceutical Services Specialist position, two Program Specialist IV positions and two Program Specialist III positions through June 30, 2003 as specified in letter dated December 18, 2002 Fiscal Committee Approved

M. Authorized to accept and expend $788,785 in federal funds to establish on claims Processor II positions, on Claims Processor I positions and on Senior Management Analyst positions through June 30, 2003, as specified in letter dated December 18, 2002. Fiscal Committee Approved

NH COMMUNITY TECHINICAL COLLEGE SYSTEM
N. Authorized NH Community Technical College of Berlin to accept and expend an additional $40,000 in Federal funding from the Title IV Financial Aid grants to students program. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003 (2) Authorized NH Community Technical College Laconia to accept and expend an additional $15,000 in federal funding from the Title IV Financial Aid grants to student programs. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003 (3) Authorized the NH Community Technical College of Manchester to accept and expend an additional $35,000 in federal funding from the Title IV Financial Aid grants to students programs. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003. (4) Authorized NH Community Technical College Stratham to accept and expend an additional $20,000 in federal funding from the Title IV Financial Aid grants to students programs. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003.

TABLED ITEMS

#152 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Burton, voted to remove item #152 - which was tabled at the March 19, 2003 Governor and Council Meeting

The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized Bureau of Construction contract with Moores Marine Construction Corp, Dover, NH, on the basis of a low bid of $2,342,130.94, for replacement of the Kingston Road bridge over the Boston and Maine Railroad beginning south of the existing intersection of Kingston Road with Hale Spring Road extending northward to a point in the existing traveled way of Kingston Road north of the intersection with Arbor Lane. Effective upon G&C approval through August 27, 2004.

Next Governor and Executive Council meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, April 16, 2003 at 10:30 a.m. at the Rockingham County Nursing Home, Brentwood, NH.

The Honorable Board then Adjourned

 

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