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April 12, 2000
 

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GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MINUTES
State House, Concord, New Hampshire
April 12, 2000
10:30 a.m.
#6

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 Streeter, accepted the minutes of March 22, 2000.

The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, confirmed the appointment of several persons nominated for Civil Commissions from the March 22, 2000 meeting.

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

RESIGNATIONS

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

NH STATE COUNCIL ON THE ARTS
Joseph F. McDonald, Concord
Effective: March 16, 2000
Reason: Personal

The Governor and Executive Council accepted the following resignation:

ASSOCIATE JUSTICE OF THE NEW HAMPSHIRE SUPREME COURT
W. Stephen Thayer III, Manchester
Effective: March 31, 2000

CONFIRMATIONS

The Governor and Executive Council confirmed the following:

NH COUNCIL ON THE ARTS
Peter J. McLaughlin, Hanover
Succeeding: John B. Kuhns, Hanover (resigned)
Effective: April 12, 2000
TERM: October 28, 2001

CURRENT USE ADVISORY BOARD
Timothy Butterworth, Chesterfield
(Rep. assessing official from town with less than 5,000 population)
Succeeding: Robert Moore, Westmoreland
Effective: April 12, 2000
TERM: December 23, 2001

MEDICAL REVIEW SUB-COMMITTEE
Richard E. Amidon, Hancock
(Nominated by the Board of Medicine/public member)
Succeeding: Janet Thompson, Rye (resigned)
Effective: April 12, 2000
TERM: December 3, 2000

PARI-MUTUEL COMMISSION
Timothy J. Connors, Portsmouth
Reappointment
Effective: April 12, 2000
TERM: April 9, 2003

RAILROAD APPEALS BOARD
David Woodbury, New Boston
(Alternate/Legal Profession)
Succeeding: George Thomson, New London
Effective: April 12, 2000
TERM: April 23, 2002

RESPIRATORY CARE PRACTITIONERS BOARD
Barbara L. St. George, Derry
(Public Member)
Succeeding: Shirley Kane, Portsmouth (resigned)
Effective: April 12, 2000
TERM: March 24, 2001

BOARD OF MANAGERS OF NH VETERANS HOME
Joseph B. Vitale, Westmoreland
(Disabled American Veterans)
Succeeding: Edward Lastowksi, Manchester
Effective: April 12, 2000
TERM: March 1, 2005

BOARD OF VETERINARY MEDICINE
Thomas C. Candee, DVM, Exeter
Succeeding: Irving Salkowitz, DVM, Lee
Effective: April 12, 2000
TERM: March 5, 2005

NOMINATIONS

The Governor nominated the following:

NEW HAMPSHIRE COUNCIL ON THE ARTS
Grace L. Sullivan, Manchester
Succeeding: Joseph F. McDonald, Concord, (resigned)
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: October 14, 2001

AVIATION USERS ADVISORY BOARD
David B. Fletcher, Sandown
Aviation Association of New Hampshire
Succeeding: John Sargent, Georges Mills (reached term limit)
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: April 23, 2004

CONNECTICUT RIVER VALLEY FLOOD CONTROL COMMISSION
Fred S. Parker, Keene
Reappointment
Effective: May 1, 2000
TERM: May 1, 2003

COMMISSIONER, DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
Phillip Stanley, Kirkland, WA
Succeeding: Henry Risley, Weare
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: Serves at the pleasure of the Governor

INTERIM COMMISSIONER, DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
Edda Cantor, Concord
Effective: October 8, 1999
Salary: Group S, Step 2-$71,054
Retroactive to October 8, 1999
TERM: Until the permanent commissioner is confirmed and hired.

MANAGER OF EMPLOYEE RELATIONS: DIVISION OF PERSONNEL
Sara J. Willingham, Concord
(Nominated by the Director of Personnel)
Vacancy
Effective: Upon confirmation
Salary: Group N-Step 3-$56,847
TERM: July 1, 2003

HEALTH SERVICES PLANNING AND REVIEW BOARD
Elizabeth Crory, Hanover
(Consumer)
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: April 19, 2003

BOARD OF REGISTRATION IN MEDICINE
James G. Sise, M.D., Keene
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: April 21, 2005

NASHUA POLICE COMMISSION
Michael A. Pignatelli (d), Nashua
Succeeding: John Stabile (r), Nashua
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: September 1, 2002

RAILROAD APPEALS BOARD
Donald J. Provencher, Gorham
(General Public)
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: April 23, 2003

RESIDENTIAL RATEPAYERS ADVISORY BOARD
Amy L. Lockwood, Concord
(Representing the interests of low-income housing)
Succeeding: Alan Linder, Concord, resigned
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: October 14, 2002

ASSOCIATE JUSTICE OF THE NEW HAMPSHIRE SUPREME COURT
Linda Stewart Dalianis, Nashua
Succeeding: W. Stephen Thayer, III, Manchester
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: Until 70 years of age

ADVISORY COUNCIL ON UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION
Robert Morneau, Wolfeboro
(Employees)
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: March 26, 2003

Kevin P. Sullivan, Hampton
(Employers)
Succeeding: Gerardine Ferlins, Hollis
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: March 26, 2003

WASTE MANAGEMENT COUNCIL
Arthur J. Cunningham, Bow
(Licensed sanitary or environmental engineer from private industry)
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: April 21, 2004

BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY

#1 Authorized to hold a Public Hearing to approve an award of a State Guarantee under RSA 162-A:13 with respect to a loan from Citizens Bank of Connecticut to Barco Engineering Co., Inc. and Quality Controls, Inc. in Tilton. Action will authorize a Resolution under RSA 162-A:18 to determine the financing will serve a public use, provide public benefit and 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 Streeter - Yes.

EXTRACT FROM THE MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE GOVERNOR AND COUNCIL HELD ON APRIL 12, 2000 COUNCIL CHAMBER, CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE

At approximately 11:00 a.m., the Governor announced that the next matter to be considered would be the award of a State guarantee under the Guaranteed Asset Program of the Business Finance Authority in connection with a loan to be made by Citizens Bank of Connecticut to Barco Engineering Co., Inc. and Quality Controls, Inc. and declared that the public hearing on the subject had commenced. She said that she and the members of the Council had received written material from the Authority with respect to the proposed loan and State guarantee. The Governor then said that the meeting Michael Donahue, Senior Credit Officer of the Authority who briefly explained the project and introduced Paul Gehr of Citizens Bank of Connecticut and Ed Young, owner of 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 Burton 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 CITIZENS BANK OF CONNECTICUT TO BARCO ENGINEERING CO., INC. AND QUALITY CONTROLS, INC." and moved its adoption, which was seconded by Councilor Colantuono. Those voting in favor were: The Governor and Councilor Burton, Councilor Spaulding, Councilor Griffin, Councilor Colantuono, and Councilor Streeter; 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-A:18 AWARDING A STATE GUARANTEE UNDER RSA 162-A:13 WITH RESPECT TO A LOAN FROM CITIZENS BANK OF CONNECTICUT TO BARCO ENGINEERING CO, INC. AND QUALITY CONTROLS, 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 eighty percent (80%) of the principal amount of a loans up to $934,000 from Citizens Bank of Connecticut to Barco Engineering Co., Inc. and Quality Controls, Inc. pursuant to RSA 162-A:13 (the Guaranteed Asset Program or the "GAP Program");

WHEREAS, the proposed guarantee would require the pledge of the full faith and credit of the Authority in an amount not to exceed eighty percent (80%) 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 insure 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 12, 2000.

OFFICE STATE PLANNING

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#2 Authorized to conduct a one-day Planning and Zoning Workshop to be held on Saturday, May 6, 2000 at the New Hampshire Technical Institute in Concord, New Hampshire at a total cost not to exceed $5,500.00.

#3 Authorized to enter into an Agreement with the Town of Plymouth, NH in the amount of $12,000 through June 30, 2001. This Agreement allocates a portion of the Community Development Block Grant and will enable the Town to determine if the second floor of the Senior Center can be converted into usable space for additional programming.

#4 Authorized to enter into a Memorandum of Agreement with the University of New Hampshire in the amount of $6,778.00 through June 30, 2000 for the purpose of carrying out activities under the provisions of the New Hampshire Coastal Program. This project is a continuation of a previously funded NH Coastal Program project, entitled "Stormwater Contamination of New Hampshire "Tidal Rivers", funded from July 1998 to June 1999.

#5 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY AMENDED an existing Agreement with the Town of Raymond, NH [Initially approved on September 18, 1996 (Item #12)], by extending the completion date from August 31, 1999 to June 30, 2000, and by transferring $6,692 from "Acquisition" to "Center Facility", $11,500 from "Public Services" to "Center Facility", and $16,000 from "Administration" to "Center Facility". No additional state or federal funds are required by this action.

GOVERNOR'S OFFICE ON ENERGY AND COMMUNITY SERVICES

#6 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Colantuono, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized to enter into a Memorandum of Agreement with the Department of Environmental Services and the Department of Transportation for the purchase of alternatively fueled-natural gas vehicles. Total funding to be provided by ECS will be $40,000 and will become effective on the date of approval by Governor and Council.

OFFICE OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#7 Authorized to accept and expend Hazard Mitigation Grant Program funds from the Federal Emergency Management Agency in the amount of $450,019.00 through March 9, 2002.

#8 Authorized to accept and expend $100,000 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency through September 30, 2000.

#9 Authorized a Grant Agreement between the Office and the Nashua Fire Rescue/SMART Team in the amount of $8,640.00 through December 31, 2000 to assist them in the development of a database that will contain regional hazard risk assessment information based on transportation routes and facilities.

#10 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, authorized to enter into a Contract Agreement with Dr. Wilbur F. Roberge in the amount of $15,900.00 through February 28, 2001 for the development and delivery of the Comprehensive Emergency Management Planning for Schools program for seven years. SOLE SOURCE

#11 Authorized to execute a grant agreement in the amount of $257,410 with the Town of Salem through March 7, 2002 for a mitigation project proposal that has been reviewed and approved by the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

#12 Authorized to execute ten Hazard Mitigation Program grant agreements as shown below:

    Town of Haverhill, NH in the amount of $74,381 through January 4, 2002.
    Town of Hebron, NH in the amount of $42,900 through January 23, 2002.
    Town of Meredith, NH in the amount of $21,380 through September 8, 2001.
    Town of Alton, NH in the amounts of $20,140 and $20,424 both through January 23, 2002.
    Town of Northfield, NH in the amount f $15,421 through January 25, 2002.
    Town of Gorham, NH in the amount of $84,700 through January 25, 2002.
    Town of Sunapee, NH in the amount of $28,080 through January 23, 2002.
    Town of Colebrook, NH in the amount of $69,158 through September 8, 2001.
    City of Manchester, NH in the amount of $21,060 through November 9, 2001.

GOVERNOR'S COMMISSION ON DISABILITY

#13 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, authorized to accept and expend grant funds in the amount of $16,000.00 from the New England ADA Technical Assistance Center through June 30, 2001 to provide information dissemination, public outreach, training and State coalition building regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act to the business and disability community throughout New Hampshire.

ADJUTANT GENERAL

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#14 Authorized the confirmation Captain Michael J. Dupuis, 1989 Chinook Trail, Tamworth, NH to the rank of Major, New Hampshire Army National Guard.

#15 Authorized the confirmation of Major David B. Mercieri, 605 South Ridgeway Drive, Blytheville, Arkansas to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, New Hampshire Army National Guard.

#16 Authorized the transfer of funds from the Emergency Fund in the amount of $903.82 to the Adjutant General's Department Account State Active Service.

#17 Authorized to accept and expend funds in the amount of $39,617.83 from the federal government (National Guard Bureau) through September 30, 2000 to cover the cost of utilities at buildings occupied by tenants at Pease Air National Guard Base.

#18 Authorized to accept and expend funds in the amount of $348,204.97 from the federal government (National Guard Bureau) through September 30, 2000 to pay for the operation and maintenance of the New Hampshire Army National Guard Training Site, Center Strafford, NH.

#19 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Northeast Mechanical Corporation, 139 Cash Street, South Portland, ME at a price not to exceed $63,024.00 through March 31, 2003 for boiler maintenance.

#20 Authorized to enter into a contract with Victoria Bunker, Inc., Alton NH in the amount of $8,894.50 through June 28, 2000 to perform a phase IA archaeological planning level survey.

DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#21 Authorized approval of the Report and Findings of Councilor Peter J. Spaulding with regard to a certain refinancing of existing indebtedness project with the Capital Note and Revenue Anticipation Note Program-Statewide.

#22 Authorized approval of the Report and Findings of Councilor Peter J. Spaulding with regard to a certain refinancing of existing indebtedness project with the New Hampshire Higher Education Loan Corporation of Concord.

#23 Authorized Bureau of Court Facilities to enter into the lease extension agreement with the City of Dover, 288 Central Avenue, Dover, NH covering office and courtroom space for the Dover District Court in Dover, NH. The rental amount for the two-year period of 7/1/00 through 6/30/02 shall be in the amount of $42,477.76.

#24 Authorized Bureau of Court Facilities to enter into the lease extension agreement with the City of Laconia, 45 Beacon Street East, Laconia, NH covering office and courtroom space for the Laconia District Court in Laconia, NH. The annual rental amount for the two-year period of 7/1/00 through 6/30/02 shall be in the amount of $22,000.

#25 Authorized Bureau of Court Facilities to enter into the lease agreement with Carroll County, PO Box 152, Ossipee, NH. The rental amount for the one-year term commencing July 1, 2000 and ending June 30, 2001 shall be a total of $54,832.80.

#25A Authorized Bureau of General Services to contract with Mike Rabbitt Enterprises, LLC, Bow, NH in a total amount not to exceed $12,150.00 through May 17, 2002 for sand sweeping and removal services.

#25B Authorized Bureau of Purchase and Property to enter into statewide agreements with the vendors as specified in letter of March 29, 2000 through June 30, 2005 contingent upon performance reviews to occur every two years.

TREASURY DEPARTMENT

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#26 Authorized to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated and the State Treasurer to issue checks in the amount of $10,627.40.

#27 Authorized to establish the entrance salary for the appointment of Cheryl L. Murphy as Assistant State Treasurer at Group K, step 2 ($40,849. This appointment and salary grade will be effective as of March 27, 2000.

DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL RESOURCES

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#28 Authorized Division of Historical Resources to accept and expend $3,782.82 in carried forward funds and $217.18 in additional donations for a total of $4,000.00 in support of the publication Northern New England: A Building History for the biennium ending June 30, 2001.

#29 Authorized Division of Libraries to make "Automated System Grant Awards" to thirty-five net lender public libraries located throughout New Hampshire, as specified in the letter of March 17, 200 I an amount totaling $11,720.00.

ATTORNEY GENERAL

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#30 Authorized the Department of Justice to conduct a two-day advanced training conference entitled "The Sixth Statewide Conference on Domestic & Sexual Violence" in Waterville Valley on June 1 and 2, 2000 at a cost not to exceed $43,817.

#31 Authorized the Department of Justice to accept and expend a grant of $27,690 from the US Department of Education through June 30, 2000.

#32 Authorized the Department of Justice to accept and expend a grant in the amount of $61,074.18 from the US Department of Justice through June 30, 2000.

#33 Authorized the Department of Justice to enter into grants through September 30, 2000 with the Town of Littleton in the amount of $3,842, the Town of Rye in the amount of $22,600 and the Town of Webster in the amount of $6,210.

NEW HAMPSHIRE HIGHWAY SAFETY AGENCY

#34 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Streeter, authorized to enter into a contractual agreement with Burton E. Nicholas in the amount of $41,225.00 to serve as the "Join the New Hampshire Clique" spokesperson through June 30, 2001 for a multi-faceted program designed to increase seat belt usage and the correct use of child safety seats.

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

#35 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Colantuono, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized to increase the salary of the Deputy Commissioner of Labor by $2,320.50 thereby placing him at an annual salary $1,000.00 more than a subordinate classified employee, effective April 21, 2000.

PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#36 Authorized the reclassification of vacant position #19601 from a Program Specialist III, Salary Grade 22, to a Legal Assistant, Salary Grade 18.

#37 Authorized the Nuclear Decommissioning Finance Committee to enter into a contract with Judd Associates, Inc. in an amount not to exceed $200,000.00 through April 30, 2002 to provide legal advice to the Committee during hearings and meetings.

EMPLOYMENT SECURITY

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#38 Authorized to enter into a service agreement with Maurice's Enterprises Property Maintenance in the amount of $2,065.00 annually for lawn care services at NHES's Claremont One-Stop Job and Information Center through March 31, 2003.

#39 Authorized to enter into a RETROACTIVELY AMENDED service agreement with Salem Construction Corporation, in the additional amount of $5,000.00 annually for a revised total of $10,000.00 annually for the 3 year period from February 18, 2000 through June 30, 2002 for snow plowing and removal services at NHES's "NH Works" Job & Information Center.

LIQUOR COMMISSION

#40 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, authorized to accept and expend a grant from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention of the US Department of Justice through the New Hampshire Department of Justice, in the amount of $15,500 through June 30, 2000.

DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#41 Authorized to reclassify position #13028, Data Processing Supervisor, Salary Grade 14 to Human Resources Assistant I, Salary Grade 8 effective upon Governor and Council approval.

#42 Authorized to reclassify position #18774, Prison Shop Manager, Salary Grade 15 to Technical Support Specialist III, Salary Grade 24 effective upon Governor and Council approval.

#43 Authorized to accept and expend additional grant funds in the amount of $27,690.00 from the NH Department of Justice through June 30, 2000 for the Youth Offenders Program to give eligible inmate students the opportunity to receive an education that will translate into a higher degree of job skills.

#44 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY accept and expend additional grant funds in the amount of $35,278.00 from the NH Department of Justice RETROACTIVELY from January 1, 2000 through December 31, 2000. The goal of this proposal is the help the domestic violence team to decrease future victimization by providing more effective and consistent judicial, enforcement and victim services.

#45 WITHDRAWN BY AGENCY

DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#46 Authorized the Division of Parks and Recreation, Bureau of Trails to accept and expend $10,500.00 from the Department of Transportation for gate installations along the railroad corridors.

#47 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Columbia Propane, L.P., of St. Johnsbury, VT in the amount of $6,414.67 through May 1, 2000 for the installation of the unit heaters in the bath house at Lake Francis State Park, Pittsburg, NH.

#48 Authorized Design, Development, and Maintenance to enter into an agreement with Colin F. Sutherland, Surveying and Forestry, Lancaster, NH in the total contract amount of $3,000.00 for work at Coleman State Park, Stewartstown, NH with a completion date of May 1, 2000.

#49 Authorized Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into service agreement with rubbish removal companies for various State Parks, as listed in letter of March 10, 2000 in the total amount of $134,514.06 through June 30, 2001.

#50 Authorized Division of Parks and Recreation to AMEND the current Service Agreement with Holmes Lewis, Inc., Concord, NH in the amount of $9,000 bringing the total contract amount to $109,000.00 for advertising and promotion services, involving broadcast and print media and literature design and production for Cannon Mountain.

FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#51 Authorized to accept and expend $9,436 in Atlantic Coastal Fisheries Cooperative Management Act funds through August 31, 2000.

#52 Authorized to conduct a training and recognition meeting for volunteer hunter education instructors at the Storer Scout Camp, in Barnstead on May 12 and 13, 2000. Total cost of the function shall not exceed $2,600.00.

DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#53 Authorized to increase the number of fleet vehicles to the Department by one. This vehicle shall be assigned to the Shoreland Protection Program. This program does not currently have a state owned vehicle. This should result more effective service from the program and a cost of savings to the State.

#54 Authorized to budget unallocated wetland fee income in the amount of $85,200 and to make budget adjustments through June 30, 2000 as specified in letter of March 10, 2000.

#55 Authorized Water Division to AMEND a grant agreement with North Country Council, Inc., 107 Glessner Road, Bethlehem, NH through July 31, 2000. This is a time extension request and involves no new funds.

#56 Authorized the Supplemental Loan Agreement between the Department and the Town of North Hampton in the principal amount of $48,428.77 effective upon approval of Governor & Council for the purpose of financing the closure of the Coakley Landfill.

#57 Authorized the loan agreement between the Department and the Town of Exeter in the amount of $1,475,000 effective upon approval of Governor & Council for the design and construction of the Court St. I/I Rehabilitation Project.

#58 Authorized State Grants to the Municipalities of Goffstown for the Moose Club Park Sewers & Pumping Station in the amount of $202,880; Epping for the WWTF Upgrade & Expansion in the amount of $1,682,500; and Winnipesaukee River Basin Program in the amount of $15,294.

#59 Authorized approval of the estimated "not to exceed" grant to the Municipality of Hooksett in the amount of $315,000.00 for the closure of the MSW landfill located in Hooksett.

#60 Authorized to enter into an agreement with the Town of Milford, Town Hall, 1 Union Square, Milford, NH for $2,485 to reimburse for laboratory analytical services through June 30, 2000.

#61 Authorized to enter into a grant agreement with the Littleton Water and Light Department, 65 Lafayette Road, Littleton, NH in the amount of $15,000.00 through December 31, 2000 to complete a project to protect drinking water from contamination.

#62 Authorized to enter into a grant agreement with the Whitefield Conservation Commission, 544 Jefferson Road, Whitefield, NH in the amount of $14,100.00 through May 31, 2001 to complete a project to protect drinking water from contamination.

#63 Authorized to enter into a grant agreement with the Squam Lakes Assoc., PO Box 204, Holderness, NH in the amount of $9,000.00 through December 31, 2001 to identify wastewater management needs based on existing water quality data and to present wastewater management alternatives, including the formation of village districts or the implementation of inter-municipal cooperative agreements.

#64 Authorized Waste Management Division to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Derry Fire Department for an amount not to exceed $6,500.00 through September 20, 2000 for the purpose of conducting a household hazardous waste collection project.

#65 Authorized Waste Management Division to enter into a grant agreement with the City of Concord for an amount not to exceed $5,750.95 through September 20, 2000 for the purpose of conducting a household hazardous waste collection project.

#66 Authorized Waste Management Division to enter into a grant agreement with the Southeast Regional Disposal District in an amount not to exceed $6,310.00 through September 20, 2000 for the purpose of conducting a household hazardous waste collection project.

#67 Authorized Waste Management Division to enter into a grant agreement with the North Country Council in an amount not to exceed $7,664.74 through September 20, 2000 for the purpose of conducting a household hazardous waste collection project.

#68 Authorized Waste Management Division to enter into a grant agreement with the Nashua Regional Planning Commission on behalf of the Nashua Region Solid Waste Management District in an amount not to exceed $24,636.87 through September 20, 2000 for the purpose of conducting a household hazardous waste collection project.

NEW HAMPSHIRE BOARD OF DENTAL EXAMINERS

#69 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Streeter, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized an additional $10,000 from funds not otherwise appropriated to pay unanticipated expenses incurred when the Board had to hold 5 hearings and 4 deliberative sessions to address behavior of a single dentist as specified in letter of March 30, 2000.

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Office of Administration

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#70 Authorized to extend a leave of absence without pay for Ann Holt, Wood Processor Operator I, Office of Administration, Division of Children, Youth & Families, Berlin District Office, effective March 26, 2000 through June 26, 2000.

#71 Authorized Office of Family Services to reclassify position 12527 from Technical Support Specialist I, salary grade 16, to Program Specialist I, salary grade 18. The position is currently vacant.

#72 WITHDRAWN BY AGENCY

#73 Authorized Office of Family Services to reclassify position 30295 from Program Specialist II, salary grade 20, to the Technical Support Specialist II, salary grade 20. The position is currently filled.

#74 Authorized to enter into a RETROACTIVE short term AMENDMENT to the existing lease agreement with 154 Mine Street Realty, c/o Michael Clare, 154 Main Street, Salem, NH [Initially approved on February 18, 1998 (Item #77) with a final extension on September 28, 1999 (Item #89)], by extending the extension date for up to 6 months from February 7, 2000 to August 6, 2000.

Employee Assistance Program

#75 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Colantuono, authorized to accept and expend $9,372.18 in NH Highway Safety Agency funds, as specified in letter dated February 25, 2000. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

Office of Information Services

#76 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Streeter, authorized to accept an unsolicited, no-cost offer with a value of $1,095.00 from Computer Associates International, Inc. located in Goleta, CA for the purpose of allowing Donald Gerow to serve as guest speaker at an information technology conference.

Office of Planning and Research

#77 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Colantuono, authorized to AMEND an existing Agreement with the Spitz Consulting Group, LLC, Worcester, MA [Initially approved on April 7, 1999 (Item #77)], by increasing the Agreement by $484,437 from $443,206 to $927,643, extending the termination date to June 30, 2002 (from April 1, 2000), and increasing the scope of services, effective February 17, 2000 or date of Governor and Council approval, whichever is later.

Office of Community and Public Health

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#78 Authorized Bureau of Health Risk Assessment to enter into a contract with High Point Communications Group, Inc., Bow, NH in the amount of $30,000 through June 30, 2000 to provide an awareness campaign to comply with the EPA Pre-Renovation Lead Information Rule among renovators working in New Hampshire.

#79 Authorized to AMEND an existing agreement with Milford School District, Milford, NH [Initially approved on July 21, 1999 (Item #170)], by increasing the dollar amount by $42,000, from $42,000 to $84,000 through June 30, 2001.

#80 Authorized to AMEND an existing agreement with Cheshire Medical Center of Keene, NH [Initially approved on June 22, 1999 (Item #181)] by increasing the dollar amount by $42,000 from $42,000 to $84,000 through June 30, 2001.

#81 Authorized to AMEND an existing agreement with Speare Memorial Hospital of Plymouth, NH [Initially approved on June 22, 1999 (Item #180)], by increasing the dollar amount by $46,000 from $30,000 to $76,000 through June 30, 2001.

#82 Authorized to AMEND an existing agreement with Home Healthcare, Hospice, and Community Services of Keene, NH [Initially approved on June 9, 1999 (Item #71), by increasing the dollar amount by $93,300 from $93,300 to $186,500 through June 30, 2001.

#83 Authorized to AMEND an existing agreement with Child Health Services of Manchester, NH [Initially approved on June 22, 1999 (Item #188)], by increasing the dollar amount by $216,336, from $205,436 to $421,772 through June 30, 2001.

Office of Family Services

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#84 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Southern New Hampshire Services, Inc., Manchester, NH in the amount of $12,275.00 through July 31, 2000 for interpretation and translation services for the Manchester and Nashua District Offices.

#85 Authorized Children Youth and Families to enter into an agreement with North Country Education Services Foundation d/b/a Child Care Services of Coos County, Gorham, NH in an amount not to exceed $40,519.00 through June 30, 2001 to support the subsidized child care payment system and preventative child care services.

#86 Authorized Children, Youth and Families to enter into an agreement with Families Matter in Carroll County, Center Ossipee, NH in an amount not to exceed $41,421.00 through June 30, 2001 to assist parents in finding appropriate child care.

#87 Authorized to accept and expend $1,780 of Alcohol Education Program funds, as specified in letter dated March 13, 2000. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

#88 Authorized Division of Elderly and Adult Services to enter into an Agreement with Franklin Pierce Law Center Corporation, Concord, NH in the amount of $304,326.00 through September 29, 2000 to provide project management activities for the "Nursing Home Transition Project".

#89 Authorized Division of Elderly and Adult Services to RETROACTIVELY AMENDED an existing Agreement with Strafford County Community Action Committee, Inc., Dover, NH to provide Transportation and Personal Emergency Response System services, [Initially approved on June 9, 1999 (Item #106)], by increasing the contract by $5,148.24 from $120,441.84 to $125,590.08 effective RETROACTIVE to July 1, 1999 through June 30, 2001.

#90 Authorized Division of Elderly and Adult Services to RETROACTIVELY AMENDED an existing Agreement with Community Action Program in Belknap-Merrimack Counties, Inc., Concord, NH to provide Nutrition, Transportation and Senior Companion services [Initially approved on June 9, 1999 (Item #114), effective July 1, 1999 and further Amended on December 15, 1999 (Item #77) effective January 1, 2000], by increasing the contract by $5,040.64 from $2,536,507.70 to $2,541,548.34 effective RETROACTIVE to July 1, 1999 through June 30, 2001.

#91 Authorized Division of Elderly and Adult Services to RETROACTIVELY AMENDED an existing Agreement with Holiday Center, Inc., Berlin, NH to provide Adult Group Day Care and Transportation services, [Initially approved on June 9, 1999 (Item #115)], by increasing the contract by $60,967.30 from $154,329.32 to $215,296.62 effective RETROACTIVE to July 1, 1999 through June 30, 2001.

#92 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY AMENDED an existing Agreement with Community Services Council of New Hampshire, Concord, NH to provide Information and Referral Services, [Initially approved on June 22, 1999 (Item #276)], by increasing the contract by $12,999.00 from $259,980.00 to $272,979.00 effective RETROACTIVE to July 1999 through June 30, 2001.

#93 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY AMENDED an existing Agreement with Area HomeCare and Family Services, Portsmouth, NH to provide Homemaker, Adult In-Home Care and Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Respite Care services, [Initially approved on June 9, 1999 (Item #131)], by increasing the contract by $335,509.12 from $2,031,303.20 to $2,366,812.32 effective RETROACTIVE to July 1999 through June 30, 2001.

#94 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY AMENDED an existing Agreement with Lamprey Health Care, Inc., Newmarket, NH to provide Transportation services, [Initially approved on June 9, 1999 (Item #88)], by increasing the contract by $6,689.52 from $273,527.04 to $280,216.56 effective RETROACTIVE to July 1, 1999 through June 30, 2001.

#95 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY AMENDED an existing Agreement with Valley Regional Hospital d/b/a Connecticut Valley Home Care, Inc., Claremont, NH to provide Homemaker, Home Health Aide, Adult Group Day Care, Adult In-Home Care and Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Respite Care services by increasing the amount by $120,545.40 form $828,781.52 to $949,326.92 effective RETROACTIVE to July 1, 1999 through June 30, 2001.

#95A Authorized to reclassify position 16082 from Nursing Assistant I, salary grade 8, position 40376 Health Facilities Cleaner II, salary grade 5, and position 40373 Food Service Worker II, salary grade 4, to Child Protective Service Worker III, salary grade 21. These positions are currently vacant.

NEW HAMPSHIRE HOSPITAL

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#96 Authorized to AMEND contract with West Central Services, inc., 2 Whipple Place, Suite 202, Lebanon, NH [Initially approved on June 22, 1999 (Item #257)], by increasing the price limitation by $258,343 from $631,492 to $889,835. The effective date of this amendment is December 1, 1999 or date of Governor and Executive Council approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2000.

#97 Authorized to enter into a contract with Norton Asset Management, Inc., 324 Commercial Street, Manchester, NH in the amount of $24,000 through June 30, 2000 to provide facility operations consulting services.

NEW HAMPSHIRE BOARD OF NURSING

#98 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Streeter, authorized to accept and expend up to $12,000.00 for the daylong conference entitled "Day of Discussion" to be held on June 8, 2000. It is anticipated that there will be approximately 200 participants with a registration fee of $60.00.

DEPARTMENT OF YOUTH DEVELOPMENT SERVICES

#98A The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Streeter, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized to enter into an Educational Tuition Agreement to pay $999.00 to New Hampshire College, for a course entitled "Research Methods in Business" for the period April 1, 2000 through June 10, 2000 for William Flowers, Teacher.

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#99 Authorized to reclassify position #19173, Word Processor Operator I, Salary Grade 8 to Program Assistant I, Salary Grade II.

#100 Authorized to enter into a contract with Dr. Jennie DiBartolomeo, sole proprietor, East Hampstead, NH in an amount not to exceed $14,510 through June 30, 2001 to investigate special education complaints.

#101 Authorized HIV/Health Program, Professional Development Bureau, to grant funds in accordance with the terms of a cooperative agreement between the Centers for Disease Control, US Department of Health and Human Services, Atlanta, Georgia, and the NH State Department of Education to the Nashua Adult Learning Center, Nashua, NH in an amount not to exceed $4,500 through November 30, 2000 for state and local programs for Education to Prevent the spread of HIV and Other Serious Health Problems. POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION COMMISSION

#102 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Colantuono, seconded by Councilor Streeter, authorized to award a $5,000.00 grant to Notre Dame College for the purpose of granting scholarships to New Hampshire residents who have completed their freshman year and who will be selected for scholarships by the college on the basis of financial need or merit.

NEW HAMPSHIRE COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE SYSTEM

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#103 Authorized to reclassify the vacant position of Program Specialist II, #19570, Labor Grade 20, A000 to TI/C Associate Professor, LG 21, A216, at NHCTC-Laconia.

#104 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY accept and expend additional grant funds in the amount of $30,000.00 for the project period of March 1, 2000 through February 28, 2001 as specified in letter of March 22, 2000. (2) Further Authorized the NHCTCS to accept and expend funds from up to $20,000.00 for matching scholarship funds to be donated by local businesses.

DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#105 Authorized RETROACTIVE approval for Major Frederick Booth to travel to Cape May, New Jersey on April 10, 2000 through April 14, 2000 using a State Car over 300 miles. The purpose of the trip is to attend the National Crime Information Center Regional Meeting. All expenses are paid by the Criminal Justice Information Services Div. The projected cost is $575.00.

#106 Authorized to accept and expend a grant in the amount of $80,209 from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration as specified in letter of March 30, 2000.

#107 Authorized to accept and expend a grant in the amount of $3,969.32 from the NH Highway Safety Agency for the purpose of providing travel costs to 4 attendees to Newport Rhode Island to attend the sixth Annual Conference on Drugs, Alcohol and Impaired Driving. The grant is effective with Governor and Council approval through May 31, 2000.

#108 Authorized to accept and expend a grant in the amount of $5,572.84 entitled "Sobriety Checkpoint Equipment," from the NH Highway Safety Agency. The grant is effective with Governor and Council approval through May 31, 2000.

#109 Authorized Division of Emergency Medical Services to renew the lease agreement with A & B Electronics, Susan I. Martin, CFO, and formerly known as Gary P. Benjamin Real Estate Trust, from April 1, 2000 to March 31, 2002, and encumbering $12,720 to cover the period of agreement.

#110 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Colantuono, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, authorized to enter into an agreement with Fall Mountain Regional School District, Langdon, NH in the amount of FY2000=$1,150.00, FY2001=$2,795.00, FY2002=$3,780.00 to provide classroom space and parking area for motorcycle training through June 30, 2003. SOLE SOURCE

#111 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Colantuono, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, authorized to enter into an agreement with NH Technical Institute, Concord, NH for a total of $25,500 to provide classroom space and parking area for Motorcycle training for up to two years effective with Governor and Council approval through October 31, 2001. SOLE SOURCE

#112 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Colantuono, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, authorized to enter into an agreement with NH Technical College at Manchester, NH to provide classroom space and parking area for Motorcycle training in the amount of $13,375 for up to twelve months effective with July 1, 2000 through June 30, 2001. SOLE SOURCE

#113 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY approve the extension lease with Regent Street Properties, LLC, Merrimack, NH from November 1, 1999 through October 31, 2001 for office space at 58 Range Road in Windham, NH in the amount of $13,200 per year.

#114 Authorized Division of Motor Vehicles to extend a lease for space with One Dow Court, Inc. from November 1, 2000 through October 31, 2003. This is the first of two extensions being exercised as specified in the original lease approved by Governor & Council in October 7, 1995, #78. The rent is $31,500.00 per year.

#115 Authorized permit application for renewal of Granliden Community Association located on Lake Sunapee in Sunapee, NH, as recommended by the Department of Safety, Division of Safety Services and the Office of State Planning for a congregate mooring field under the authority of RSA 270:67. Granliden Community Association had been previously issued a permit of 18 mooring sin 1994. It is recommended that the application be approved for a total of 18 moorings.

#116 Authorized permit application for renewal of Goodhue Hawkins Navy Yard located on Lake Winnipesaukee in Wolfeboro, NH, as recommended by the Department of Safety, Division of Safety Services and the Office of State Planning for a congregate mooring field under the authority of RSA 270:67. Goodhue Hawkins Navy Yard previously issued a permit of 10 moorings in 1995. They are now requesting 9 moorings and it is recommended that the application be approved for a total of 9 moorings.

#117 Authorized permit application for renewal of Gunstock Acres and Beach Trust located on Lake Winnipesaukee, Gilford, NH, as recommended by the Department of Safety, Division of Safety Services and the Office of State Planning for a congregate mooring field under the authority of RSA 270:67. Gunstock Acres and Beach Trust had been previously issued a permit of 42 moorings in 1994. It is recommended that the application be approved for a total of 42 moorings.

#118 Authorized permit application for renewal of Stone Gate Acres Association located on Squam Lake in Hebron, NH, as recommended by the Department of Safety, Division of Safety Services and the Office of State Planning for a congregate mooring field under the authority of RSA 270:67. Stone Gates Acres Association had been previously issued a permit of 20 moorings in 1995. It is recommended that the application be approved for a total of 20 moorings.

#119 Authorized permit application for renewal of Squam Lakeside Marina, Inc. located on Squam Lake in Holderness, NH, as recommended by the Department of Safety, Division of Safety Services and the Office of State Planning for a congregate mooring field under the authority of RSA 270:67. Squam Lake Marina, Inc. had been previously issued a permit of 12 moorings in 1995. It is recommended that the application be approved for a total of 12 moorings.

#120 Authorized permit application for renewal of Spruce Woodlands Association of Newfound Lake, Inc. located on Newfound Lake, NH, as recommended by the Department of Safety, Division of Safety Services and the Office of State Planning for a congregate mooring field under the authority of RSA 270:67. Spruce Woodlands Association of Newfound Lake, Inc. had been previously issued a permit of 6 moorings in 1995. It is recommended that the application be approved for a total of 6 moorings.

#121 Authorized permit application for renewal of Four Seasons Condominium Recreation Association located on Lake Winnipesaukee in Laconia, NH, as recommended by the Department of Safety, Division of Safety Services and the Office of State Planning for a congregate mooring field under the authority of RSA 270:67. Four Seasons Condominium Association had been previously issued a permit of 10 moorings in 1994. It is recommended that the application be approved for a total of 10 moorings.

#122 Authorized permit application for renewal of Brown's Beach Shorefront Association located on Newfound Lake in Bristol, NH, as recommended by the Department of Safety, Division of Safety Services and the Office of State Planning for a congregate mooring field under the authority of RSA 270:67. Brown's Beach Shorefront Association had been previously issued a permit of 6 moorings in 1995. It is recommended that the application be approved for a total of 6 moorings.

#123 Authorized permit application for renewal of Colonel Tuftonborough Estates Association located on Lake Winnipesaukee in Tuftonboro, NH, as recommended by the Department of Safety, Division of Safety Services and the Office of State Planning for a congregate mooring field under the authority of RSA 270:67. Colonel Tuftonborough Estates Association had been previously issued a permit of 7 moorings in 1995. It is recommended that the application be approved for a total of 7 moorings.

#124 Authorized permit application for renewal of The Windrifter Resort Association located on Lake Winnipesaukee in Wolfeboro, NH, as recommended by the Department of Safety, Division of Safety Services and the Office of State Planning for a congregate mooring field under the authority of RSA 270:67. The Windrifter Resort Association had been previously issued a permit of 10 moorings in 1995. It is recommended that the application be approved for a total of 10 moorings.

#125 Authorized permit application for renewal of Hillside-Lakeside Condominium Association located on Lake Winnipesuakee in Gilford, NH, as recommended by the Department of Safety, Division of Safety Services and the Office of State Planning for a congregate mooring field under the authority of RSA 270:67. Hillside-Lakeside Condominium Association had been previously issued a permit of 7 moorings in 1995. It is recommended that the application be approved for a total of 7 moorings.

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#126 Authorized to accept and place on file the Informational Item "Equipment Acquisition Plan Status Report" for the period ending February 21, 2000.

#127 Authorized to accept and place on file the Informational Item the "Quarterly Capital Budget Project Schedule" that includes projects Authorized in the 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998 and 1999 Legislative Sessions.

#128 Authorized the Contemplated Award List for the period March 20, 2000 through March 20, 2000.

#129 Authorized to exchange a State owned Utility Easement, for the purpose of mitigating impacts to a Utility Easement owned by Public Service Company of New Hampshire which is affected by the reconstruction of relocated NH Route 9/US Route 202 in the Town of Hillsborough.

#130 Authorized to pay Small Claims submitted under the provisions of RSA 228:29 for the period of April, May and June 2000.

#131 Authorized the Contemplated Award List for the period March 1, 2000 through March 21, 2000.

#132 Authorized to accept and expend grant funds in the amount of $14,444.00 from the US Department of Transportation, Federal Transit Administration for transit planning and technical studies.

#133 Authorized to AMEND an Agreement with the Central NH Regional Planning Commission with offices at 12 Cross Street, Penacook, NH, to assist the City of Concord and NHDOT to develop a long-range vision plan for the City of Concord, for a fee not to exceed $205,000.00.

#134 Authorized to enter into agreement with the City of Portsmouth, delineating duties and responsibilities of both parties for planning, constructing, and maintaining the reconstruction of Court Street from Middle Street to Marcy Street in Portsmouth, NH.

#135 Authorized to enter into an Agreement with the State of Vermont for the rehabilitation of Barnet Street over the Connecticut River between Monroe, NH and Barnet, Vermont. The Agreement covers the construction project.

#136 Authorized to reimburse the transportation providers, as specified in letter of March 24, 2000, for eligible expenses related to marketing and public information on public transportation in an amount not to exceed a total of $39,300.00.

#137 Authorized to grant additional state assistance to the City of Claremont, City Hall, Claremont, NH in the amount of $1,408.20 to be matched with the FAA Federal Funds of $25,347.62 (90%) and City of Claremont funds of $1,408.20 (5%) totaling an additional $28,164.02 for AIP 07 an airport development project to acquire 3.51 acres.

#138 Authorized to transfer ownership of 2.13 acres remnant parcel to Raymond and Kathleen Daniels as partial compensation and final settlement of the associated eminent domain acquisition as part of the above referenced project.

#139 Authorized to sell a 12.2-acre parcel of State owned land located in the Town of Hooksett to Stolichnoya Realty Trust, (Charles Lavin, Trustee), for $152,666.00.

#140 Authorized to transfer a parcel of State owned land totaling 0.11 of an acre abutting US Route 3 (South River Road) in the Town of Bedford to the Carlos Andrade and Maria Andrade Family Trust-1996, Carl B. Lisa, Trustee.

#141 Authorized to Quitclaim whatever interest the State of New Hampshire may have in a portion of the Old Danville Road beyond the new layout of Danville Road in the Town of Plaistow, to Mark K. Schena where it abuts other land of said Schena.

#142 Authorized to modify the Department's Agreements for architectural historian services with Elizabeth D. Hengen of 25 Ridge Road, Concord, NH; Lynne E. Monroe d/b/a The Preservation Company of 5 Hobbs Road, Kensington, NH, Lisa B. Mausolf of 20 Terrace Park, Reading, MA, and Louis Berger & Associates, Inc. of 75 Second Street, Suite 700, Needham, MA by increasing the total amount payable under each Agreement by $40,000.00. The total value of these amended Agreements will be $90,000.00, $80,000.00, $70,000.00 and $60,000.00 respectively.

#143 Authorized contract with H. E. Sargent, Inc., Stillwater, ME on the basis of a low bid of $12,730,042.45. This contract consists of roadway and bridge construction on US Route 202 and NH Route 9 near Bible Hill Road as apart of the Hillsborough Bypass.

#144 Authorized contract with Continental Paving, Inc., Londonderry, NH on the basis of a low bid of $1,842,386.50. This contract provides for construction of a welcome center facility on a vacant site off Broad Street in Nashua.

#145 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Colantuono, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, authorized Memorandum of Agreement between the Department and the University of New Hampshire to conduct the Hampton Harbor Hydrodynamic Investigation at Hampton/Hampton Falls/Seabrook, NH, for the NH Port Authority in an amount not to exceed $386,177.00. SOLE SOURCE

#146 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Gordon, Bua, and Read, inc., Bayberry Commons, 261 Sheep Davis Road, Suite D, Concord, NH for a Lump Sum Price of $164,737.00 for the purpose of Professional Engineering Services for the Rehabilitation of Concord to Lincoln Railroad Bridge over the Merrimack River, Concord, NH.

#147 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Burd Engineering, 105 Loudon Road, Building #1, Concord, NH for Professional Engineering Services for Professional Design and Construction Documents, On-site Observation, and Inspection Services for Public Works' Project.

#148 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Foley & Buhl Engineering, Inc., 93 Middle Street, Manchester, NH for Professional Engineering Services for Professional Design and Construction Documents, On-site Observation, and Inspection Services for Public Works' Projects.

#149 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Flecchia Engineering, Inc., Nine Hazen Road, Bedford, NH for Professional Engineering Services for Design and Construction Documents, On-site Observation and Inspection Services for various Public Works' Projects as necessary and required by the Department.

#150 Authorized to enter into a contract with G. A. Laflamme, Inc., PO Box 5706, Manchester, NH for a lump sum price of $16,745.00 for the purpose of Installation of a Generator, Philbrook Center, NH Hospital Campus, Concord, NH.

DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#151 Authorized Department of Transportation to impact developed upland tidal buffer zone for the replacement of the NH Route 108 bridge over the Squamscott River and associated construction impacting wetlands on property located in Newfields and Stratham.

#152 TABLED-The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Streeter, voted to TABLE the request of David and Colette Locke to dredge public submerged lands and evacuate bank to construct a dug-in boathouse at Tuftonboro Neck on Lake Winnipesaukee in Tuftonboro.

#153 Authorized request of Pete & Liz Mole to reconstruct a permanent U-shaped pile supported dock. Construct a perched beach and remove an existing stone jetty and rock filled crib on property located on Lake Winnipesaukee in Wolfeboro.

#154 Authorized request of William L. and Judith C. Pingree to construct a permanent pier with associated structures on property located at Piscataqua River in New Castle.

#155 Authorized request of Jerry and Lynda Glenn to construct a breakwater with associated structures on property located at Lockes Island on Lake Winnipesaukee in Gilford.

#156 Authorized request of Don and Patricia Prudhomme to extend an existing breakwater on Lake Winnipesaukee in Alton.

#157 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Colantuono, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, authorized request of Col. Tuftonboro Estates to construct a piling supported walkway with associated structures at Moultonborough Bay on Lake Winnipesaukee in Tuftonboro.

#158 TUITION REQUESTS

The Governor and Executive Council approved the following tuition requests:

A. COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE - Request permission to pay College for Lifelong Learning, Lancaster, NH, the sum of $400.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Susan Blais, Teacher Assistant, in the course entitled "Dynamics of Family Relationships".

B. COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE - Request permission to pay College for Lifelong Learning, Bow, NH, the sum of $445.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Donna Sewall, Executive Secretary, in the course entitled "Seminar in Behavioral Science: Integrative Learning Experience".

C. EDUCATION - Request permission to pay New Hampshire College, Manchester, NH, the sum of $1,041.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Scott A. Vittner, Assistant Vending Stand Coordinator, in the courses entitled "Macroeconomics" and "Principles of Management".

D. EDUCATION - Request permission to pay New Hampshire College, Gilford, NH, the sum of $522.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Lorien G. Wilson, Accounting Technician, in the course entitled "Introduction to Psychology".

E. HOSPITAL - Request permission to pay College for Lifelong Learning, Concord, NH, the sum of $664.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Marie Louise Coulombe, Registered Nurse III, in the course entitled "Legal & Ethical Issues in Health & Human Services".

#159 TRAVEL REQUESTS

The Governor and Executive Council approved the following travel requests:

A. BANKING - Request permission for (1) employee, Matthew Welch, Bank Examiner Trainee, or designee, to travel to Arlington, VA, on May 7-19, 2000, to attend the Financial Institutions Analysis School. ALSO A CASH ADVANCE OF $400.00 IS REQUESTED FOR Matthew Welch. Total Cost: 956.00. Source of Funds: 100% Bank Exam/Assessment Fees. No Registration Fee.

B. BANKING - Request permission for (1) employee, Kathleen Fisher, Bank Examiner II, or designee, to travel to Arlington, VA, on June 11-23, 2000, to attend the Loan Analysis School. ALSO A CASH ADVANCE OF $400.00 IS REQUESTED FOR Kathleen Fisher. Total Cost: 965.00. Source of Funds: 100% Bank Exam/Assessment Fees. No Registration Fee.

C. SAFETY, Division of State Police - Request permission for (1) employee, Marc Dupre, Criminalist, or designee, to travel to Syracuse, NY, on May 8-11, 2000, to attend the A.T.F. Serial Number Restoration Training School. Permission is also requested for a waiver to exceed the 300-mile radius by state vehicle. ALSO A CASH ADVANCE OF $470.00 IS REQUESTED FOR Marc Dupre. Total Cost: 520.00. Source of Funds: 100% Grant Funds. Registration Fee: 50.00.

D. SAFETY, Division of State Police - Request permission for (1) employee, Jennifer Verville, Purchasing Assistant, or designee, to travel to Boston, MA, on June 22-23, 2000, to attend the CFAWin 96 2000 Regional Training Course. ALSO A CASH ADVANCE OF $220.00 IS REQUESTED FOR Jennifer Verville. Total Cost: 1,020.00. Source of Funds: 81% Highway and 19% General Funds. Registration Fee: 800.00.

LATE ITEMS

DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES: New Hampshire Health and Education Facilities Authority

A. Authorized to appoint Councilor Raymond Burton to hold a hearing relative to the Valley Regional Hospital, Claremont, capital equipment project.

B. Authorized approval of the Report and Findings of Councilor Peter Spaulding with regard to the project with the New Hampshire High Education Loan Corporation of Concord.

C. Authorized to appoint Councilor Bernard Streeter to hold a hearing on a proposal in connection with St. Anselm College, Goffstown, NH.

D. Authorized to appoint Councilor Bernard Streeter to hold a hearing on a proposal in connection with the Community Council of Nashua, Nashua, NH.

E. Authorized to appoint Councilor Bernard Streeter to hold a hearing on a proposal in connection with the Taylor Home, Laconia, NH.

F. Authorized to appoint Councilor Peter Spaulding to hold a hearing on a proposal in connection with Franklin Pierce Law Center, Concord, NH.

G. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH OF HUMAN SERVICES
Authorized the Division of Behavioral Health to enter into an agreement with Twin Rivers Community Corporation, Tilton, NH, in an amount not to exceed $10,000.00

H. ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES
TABLED-The Governor and Executive Council, on motion Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Griffin, voted to TABLE the request of Bald Peak Land Co. to construct a piling pier with associated structures at Moultonborough Bay on Lake Winnipesaukee, Melvin Village in Moultonborough.

The Governor set the next meeting of Governor and Executive Council for Wednesday April 26, 2000 at 10:30 a.m. at the State House, Concord, New Hampshire.

The Honorable Board then adjourned.

 

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