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Minutes
April 23, 1997
 

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GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MINUTES
Franklin Pierce College Rindge NH
April 23, 1997
10:00 a.m.

The Governor and Executive Council convened at 10:00 a.m., with all members present.

The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Normand, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, accepted the minutes of the April 2, 1997 meeting.

The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Streeter, seconded by Councilor Burton, confirmed the appointment of several persons nominated for Civil Commissions from the April 2, 1997 meeting.

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

The Governor and Executive Council confirmed the following appointments:

DEPTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES
Assistant Commissioner
CAROL HOLAHAN, Concord
TERM: June 5, 2001
Reappointment
Effective June 6, 1997

Division of Plant and Property Management
Director
ANTHONY B. URBAN, Berlin
TERM: May 1, 2001
Reappointment
Effective May 2, 1997

BOARD OF HEARING CARE PROVIDERS
KIRK CARNAHAN, Nashua
TERM: April 23, 1998
(Hearing Aid Dealer)
Effective April 23, 1997

CLAIRE CLARKE, Boscawen
TERM: April 23, 1999
(Public Member)
Effective April 23, 1997

DANA R. FISKE, Portsmouth
TERM: April 23, 1999
(Audiologist)
Effective April 23, 1997

JANE FORREST, Rochester
TERM: April 23, 1999
(Otolaryngologist)
Effective April 23, 1997

NORMAN FOURNIER, Manchester
TERM: April 23 1999
(Hearing Aid Dealer)
Effective April 23, 1997

BRADLEY M. LOWN, Portsmouth
TERM: April 23, 1999
(Public Member)
Effective April 23, 1997

BOARD OF HEARING CARE PROVIDERS
LAURA ROBERTSON, Belmont
TERM: April 23, 1998
(Audiologist)
Effective April 23, 1997

MARITAL MEDIATOR CERTIFICATION BOARD
ALAN CANTOR, Concord
TERM: October 11, 1998
(Attorney)
Replacing James Reams, Hampton
Effective April 23, 1997

DEBORAH L. COFFIN, West Springfield
TERM: April 10, 2000
(Public Member)
Reappointment
Effective April 23, 1997

HELEN HONOROW, Nashua
TERM: April 10, 2000
(Public Member)
Vacancy
Effective April 23, 1997

DONNA RAYCRAFT, Penacook
TERM: April 10, 2000
(Mental Health Professional)
Reappointment
Effective April 23, 1997

BOARD OF NURSING
MARGARET FRANCKHAUSER, Meredith
TERM: May 10, 2000
(ARNP)
Replacing Donna L. Cassidy, Concord
Effective May 10, 1997

NH RETIREMENT SYSTEM
Board of Turstees
JOSEPH G. MORRIS, Bedford
TERM: July 1, 1998
(Nominated by NH Education Association)
Reappointment
Effective: July 1, 1997

WILLIAM PERRON, Walpole
TERM: July 1, 1999
(Nominated by NH Education Association)
Reappointment
Effective: July 1, 1997

NH VETERANS' HOME
Board of Managers
TOM R. MURPHY, Manchester
TERM: March 1, 2002
(American Legion)
Replacing Charles G. Douglas III, Concord
Effective April 23, 1997

The Governor nominated the following:

ATTORNEY GENERAL
PHILIP THOMAS MCLAUGHLIN, Laconia
TERM: March 31, 2001
Vacancy
Effective Upon Confirmation

CHILDREN, YOUTH & FAMILIES ADVISORY BOARD
JUDITH A. MACDONALD, Merrimack
TERM: July 1, 2000
(Hillsborough County) / Reappointment
Effective Upon Confirmation

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY
LARRY S. ECKHAUS, Derry
TERM: May 7, 2002
(Community Development Organization)
Replacing Ronald Rioux, Exeter
Effective Upon Confirmation

WILLIAM MARCELLO, Keene
TERM: July 1, 2000
(Community Development Organization)
Reappointment
Effective Upon Confirmation

CONNECTUCUT RIVER ATLANTIC SALMON COMPACT
CHARLES F. THOITS III, Warner
TERM: June 20, 2000
Reappointment
Effective Upon Confirmation

ELECTRICIANS' BOARD
WILLIAM A. YATES, Farmington
TERM: June 30, 2002
(Master Electrician)
Replacing Gregory M. Ahern, Nashua
Effective Upon Confirmation

BOARD OF NURSING
MARY LOU ASBELL, Rochester
TERM: May 10, 2000
(RN, Long Term Care)
Replacing Judity M. Haywood, Nashua
Effective Upon Confirmation

ADVISORY COUNCIL ON UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION
GERARDINE FERLINS, Hollis
TERM: March 26, 2000
(Employers)
Repacing Duane Mark, Gilford
Effective Upon Confirmation

ROBERT MORNEAU, Auburn
TERM: March 26, 2000
(Employees) / Reappointment
Effective Upon Confirmation

WASTE MANAGEMENT COUNCIL
ARTHUR J. CUNNINGHAM, Bow
TERM: April 21, 2000
(Licensed Environmental Engineer, Private Industry)
Replacing Lorraine Sander, Merrimack
Effective Upon Confirmation

JOHN P. RAB, Keene
TERM: November 10, 1997
(Local Conservation Commission Member)
Replacing Frederick J. McGarry, Deerfield
Effective Upon Confirmation

ADVISORY COUNCIL ON WORKERS COMPENSATION
JAMES CASEY, Dover
TERM: June 13, 2000
(Labor) / Reappointment
Effective Upon Confirmation

BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY
#1 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Streeter, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized and held a Public Hearing with respect to the financing of an industrial facility by the Business Finance Authority for RNB Realty, LLC and DevTech Labs, Inc. of Amherst. Action authorized a Resolution under RSA 162-I:9 to determine the financing will serve a public use, provide public benefit and is within the policy and authority of the Act.

A roll call vote was requested, the results are as follows:
Councilor Burton - yes
Councilor Spaulding - yes
Councilor Griffin - yes
Councilor Normand - yes
Councilor Streeter - yes

EXTRACT FROM THE MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE GOVERNOR AND COUNCIL HELD APRIL 23, 1997 AT THE NORTHFIELD ACTIVITY CENTER, FRANKLIN PIERCE COLLEGE, RINDGE

At 10:30 a.m. the Governor announced that the next matter to be considered would be the financing of an industrial facility project by the Business Finance Authority for RNB Realty, LLC in Amherst and declared that the public hearing on the subject had commenced. She said that she and the members of the Council had received the written recommendation of the Authority and other documentation and information with respect to the project. The Governor said that the meeting would then hear anyone wishing to speak on the subject. Jack Donovan, Executive Director of the Authority, briefly explained the project, emphasized that the credit of the State was not involved and introduced Ms. Marsha Matzkin and Mr. George Rolland of RNB Realty, LLC. Mr. Donovan also reported that a public hearing with respect to the Bonds and the Project was held earlier this morning at the offices of the Authority and that no one appeared at the hearing. The Governor then repeated that the proceedings were a public hearing and asked whether any other person wished to speak; there being none, Councilor Streeter introduced a resolution entitled "A RESOLUTION UNDER RSA 162-I:9 WITH RESPECT TO THE FINANCING OF AN INDUSTRIAL FACILITY BY THE BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY FOR RNB REALTY, LLC IN AMHERST" and moved its adoption, which was seconded by Councilor Burton. After discussion of the resolution, the Governor called for a vote on the motion. Those voting in favor were: the Governor and Councilors Burton, Griffin, Normand, Spaulding and 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-I:9 WITH RESPECT TO THE FINANCING OF AN INDUSTRIAL FACILITY BY THE BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY FOR RNB REALTY, LLC IN AMHERST

WHEREAS, the Governor and Council have received from the Business Finance Authority (the "Authority") its written recommendation that the Governor and Council make certain findings and a determination pursuant to RSA 162-I:9 with respect to the financing of an industrial facility for RNB Realty, LLC (the "Borrower") in Amherst by the Authority's issue of $800,000 Bonds under RSA 162-I (the "Act");

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

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

IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED THAT:

Section 1. Findings. On the basis of the Authority's recommendation and the documentation and information received by the Governor and Council, and after a public hearing, the Governor and Council find:
(a) Special findings:
(1) The Project (which when completed will constitute the "Facility") consists of acquisition of approximately 3 acres of land and the construction thereon of an approximately 31,000 square foot industrial facility located at Lot 34-06 on Howe Drive in the Southbrook Industrial Park in the Town of Amherst which will be owned by the Borrower and leased to DevTech Labs, Inc. for use in the manufacture of plastic containers and other plastic products. The Project is within the definition of "Industrial facility" in RSA 162-I (the "Act") and may be financed under the Act.
(2) The establishment and operation of the Facility will create and preserve employment opportunities directly and indirectly within the State of New Hampshire.
(b) General findings:
(1) The Project and the proposed financing of the Project are feasible;
(2) The Borrower and DevTech Labs, Inc. have skills financial resources necessary to operate Facility successfully;
(3) The LOAN AND MORTGAGE AGREEMENT (which is a combined financing document and security document, hereinafter called the "Agreement") contains provisions so that under no circumstances will the Authority be obligated directly or indirectly to pay project costs, debt service or expenses of operation, maintenance and upkeep of the Facility except from Bond proceeds or from funds received under the Agreement, exclusive of funds received thereunder by the Authority for its own use;
(4) The Agreement does not purport to create any debt of the State with respect to the Facility, other than a special obligation of the Authority acting on behalf of the State under the Act; and
(5) The proposed financing of the Project by the Authority and the proposed operation and use of the Facility will serve one or more needs and implement one or more purposes set forth in RSA 162-I:1, will preserve or increase the social or economic prosperity of the State and one or more of its political subdivisions, and will promote the general welfare of the State's citizens.

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

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

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

Passed and Agreed to April 23, 1997

#2 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Streeter, authorized to accept the Financial Statement for the Fiscal Years ended June 30, 1996 and 1995.

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

#3 Authorized agreement with MarketReach of Shelburne VT in the amount of $59,970 through December 31, 1997 to collect, review and assess economic data and prepare marketing plan to assist tourism along the Connecticut River Valley.

#4 Authorized agreement with Cheshire County in the amount of $54,000 through June 30, 1998 to allocate a portion of the Community Development Block Grant provided to New Hampshire by the US Dept. of Housing and Urban Development.

#5 Authorized to amend agreement with UNH, Complex by increasing contract by $20,000. and changing end date to September 30, 1997. (sole source)

#6 Authorized to retroactively amend agreement with the Town of Bradford by extending the completion date to June 30, 1997 to conduct tests to determine the extent of water pollution.

#7 Authorized to amend agreement with the Dept. of Health & Human Services to amend reporting requirements and payment schedule.

#8 Authorized to amend agreement with UNH Jackson Estuarine Laboratory to extend end date to September 30, 1997 and modify work tasks and products for the University.

#9 Authorized to amend agreement of with Southwest Regional Planning Commission to increase work task and compensation in the amount of $3,908.

#10 Authorized to amend memorandum of agreement on the Exeter River Watershed Plan Project by changing the completion date to June 30, 1998.

#11 Authorized to enter into a one-year renewal agrrement with Frank A. Graf, MD, Portsmouth for office space in the amount of $10,944 for July 1, 1997 through June 30, 1998.

#12 Authorized to accept, with thanks, a donation of $250 in the memory of John Bakie of Kingston.

OFFICE OF ENERGY AND COMMUNITY SERVICES
The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#13 Authorized retroactive contract with Wilson Educational Services, Inc. of Wallingford CT through June 30, 1997 in an amount not to exceed $1,500 for educational services. (sole source)

#14 Authorized contract with Laconia Fire Deptartment to complete the installation of eligible Energy Conservation Measures through June 30, 1997 in the amount not to exceed $5,375.

OFFICE OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#15 Authorized to accept and expend $34,500. from FEMA through December 31, 1997 to administer hazardous materials training programs for compliance with Superfund Amendment Reauthorization Act.

#16 Authorized to accept and expend $5,789. from FEMA through December 31, 1997 to administer the National Flood Insurance Program.

#17 Authorized to amend agreement of G&C Meeting on December 18, 1996 Item #20 with the NH Fire Standards and Training Commission to the amount of $25,721.

GOVERNOR'S COMMISSION ON DISABILITY
#18 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, authorized to accept and expend additional grant funds in the amount of $16,000. from New England ADA Technical Assistance Center through June 30, 1998.

OFFICE OF ADJUTANT GENERAL
#19 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Normand, authorized the nomination of Captain Daniel R. Stoneking of New Market to the rank of Major, NH Army National Guard.

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

#20 Authorized Plant and Property Management to enter a contract with Atlantic Cellular Co., West Lebanon for cellular telecommunication services through February 18, 1999.

#21 Authorized Salary Adjustment Fund and Employee Benefit Adjustment Fund in conformance with Governor and Executive Council action of January 9, 1997.

#22 Authorized list of angency transfers for Fiscal Year 1997 during the month of March 1997.

#23 The Commissioner of Administrative Services reported total expenditures of $181,212,702.83 from Treasury Warrant No. 97-10 and recommended that the balance of $58,787,297.17 be lapsed. Authorized to set up Treasury Warrant No. 97-12 in the amount of $260,000,000.00.

#24 Authorized to appoint James A. Normand as a designee of the Executive Council to hold a hearing on proposal for the refinancing of existing indebtedness, construction, renovation and purchase of equipment project with New Hampshire College.

#25 Authorized quarterly report containing vendors that agencies have contracted with through March 31, 1997.

#26 Authorized the department to assign office space on the fourth floor of the State House Annex to the American Legion as stated in letter of March 11, 1997. Fiscal Committee approved April 14, 1997.

#27 Authorized Surplus Distribution Section to transfer $22,365 as stated in letter of February 20, 1997. Fiscal Committee approved April 14, 1997.

DIVISION OF PERSONNEL
#28 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Streeter, authorized to accept and place on file, the Annual Report for Fiscal Year 1996.

DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL AFFAIRS
The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#29 Authorized salary increse to Rebecca L. Lawrence, Director, Division of the Arts, from Group K, Step 4 ($42,707) to Group K, Step Maximum ($45,174).

#30 Authorized the Division of Libraries to accept and expend a grant in the amount of $5,000. for the purpose of purchasing books for Connections program through October 31, 1997.

#31 Authorized the Division of Libraries to accept and expend a grant in the amount of $1,362.90 for the purpose of funding "What Is New Hampshire Reading?" through September 30, 1997.

#32 Authorized the Division of the Arts to make an award in the amount of $29,000. to The Northern Forest Center, Canterbury through January 1998.

#33 Authorized the Division of the Arts to make an award in the amount of $6,300. to League of NH Craftsmen, Concord.

REVENUE ADMINISTRATION
The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#34 Authorized to place Beth Fowler in the vacant Hearing Officer position, at Group L, Step 4 ($46,810) effective April 25, 1997.

#35 Authorized the department to transfer $5,200. as stated in letter of April 2, 1997. Fiscal Committee approved April 14, 1997.

TREASURY DEPARTMENT
The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#36 Authorized comptroller to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated and the State Treasurer to issue checks in the amounts listed in item.

#37 Authorized State Treasurer to issue checks to Willis T. Roll in the amount of $472.50 and Everett R. Eam in the amount of $900.15 from funds not otherwise appropriated for.

#38 Authorized to market a total of $25 million present value of general obligation zero coupon bonds and present the sale to Governor and Council under the ongoing College Savings Bond program.

#39 Authorized the department to transfer $1,065,112 as stated in letter of March 28, 1997. Fiscal Committee approved April 14, 1997.

RETIREMENT SYSTEM
#40 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Normand, authorized to extend the position of Computer Applications Programmer I, Labor Grade 20 through June 30,1997.

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#41 Authorized to accept and expend a grant in the amount of $67,634. from the US Dept. of Health & Human Services through September 30,1998. (sole source)

#42 Authorized agreement with Sheraton-Tara Hotel in the amount of $18,200, for a two day multidisciplinary advanced training conference on domestic violence.

#43 Authorized to grant funds to Coos County Attorney in the amount of $33,685 and NH State Police in the amount of $43,406. to support various programs aimed at eliminating violence against women through June 30, 1998.

#44 Authorized to grant funds to Cheshire County, Durham P.D., Jaffrey P.D., Manchester P.D., Merrimack P.D., Portsmouth P.D., and NH State Police in various amounts as stated in item through September 30, 1998.

#45 Authorized a salary increase to Assistant Attorney General Suzanne M. Gorman from Group M, Step 4 ($50,911) to Group M, Maximum, ($53,373) effective April 24, 1997.

#46 Authorized a salary increase to Criminal Justice Investigator James R. Norris from Group J, Step 4 ($38,595) to Group J, Step Maximum ($41,057) effective April 24, 1997.

PARI-MUTUEL COMMISSION
#47 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Streeter, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, authorized to establish additional funds for fringe benefit adjustment in the amount of $625.

INSURANCE DEPARTMENT
The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#48 Authorized payment of Assistant Commissioner, Steven J. Lauwers, moving expenses from West Hartford CT to Bow NH in the amount of $6,000.

#49 Authorized to transfer $28,195. as stated in letter of February 24, 1997. Fiscal Committee approved April 14, 1997.

LABOR DEPARTMENT
#50 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Normand, authorized to transfer $85,885 as stated in letter of February 19, 1997. Fiscal Committee approved April 14, 1997.

LIQUOR COMMISSION
#51 Authorized to transfer $260,800. as stated in letter of March 17, 1997. Fiscal Committee approved April 14, 1997.

PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION
The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#52 Authorized to accept and expend US Dept. of Transportation grant funds in the amount of $35,000. through December 31, 1997.

#53 Authorized contract with Anthony Forgetta in the amount not to exceed $3,500. through May 30, 1997 for conversion of our computer operating system from a DOS based environment to Windows. (sole source)

#54 Authorized contract with Public Utilities Reports, Inc. in the amount of $78,000. through August 30, 1998 to publish its 1996 and 1997 decisions in book and CD ROM format.

#55 Authorized to transfer $5,000. as specified in their letter dated March 17, 1997.

OFFICE OF THE CONSUMER ADVOCATE
#56 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Streeter, authorized lease agreement with Pasquale F. Alosa through June 30, 1998 in an amount not to exceed $13,500.

PUBLIC EMPLOYEE LABOR RELATIONS BOARD
#57 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Streeter, authorized lease extension with Pasquale F. Alosa at $1,500. monthly for five years ending June 30, 2002.

DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#58 Authorized to amend contract with ADT Security Services, Inc. of Andover MA by extending through April 5, 1999 and increasing the amount by $46,768 to $93,536 for maintenance, testing and repair of Electronic Security Audio monitoring, Communication, Deluge Suppression, and Video Surveillance Systems at State Prison Facilities.

#59 Authorized to amend contract with Concord Hospital, Concord by extending through June 30, 1999 for x-ray and electrocardiography services.

#60 Authorized to amend contract with The Doctor's Office at Salmon Street, PC, Manchester by extending through June 30, 1999 for pre-employment and/or current employee physical examination.

#61 Authorized to add Christine Lauer, Candia to list of Dietician Consultants for fiscal year 1997.

#62 Authorized to change one attendee from Larry D. Blaisdell to Mark Ryder, Sr., Probation/Parole Officer for special training.

#63 Authorized to transfer $292,130 within the Department's budget to cover third quarter salary and benefit costs of the pathways Program as stated in letter of March 17, 1997. Fiscal Committee approved April 14, 1997.

#64 Authorized the department for $600,000. in additional funding for inmate medical and dental coverage for the remainder of FY 1997 as stated in letter of March 20, 1997. Fiscal Committee approved April 14, 1997.

#65 Authorized to transfer $77,000. as stated in letter of February 19, 1997. Fiscal Committee approved April 14, 1997.

EMPLOYMENT SECURITY
The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#66 Authorized to accept and expend additional funds from the US Department of Labor through June 30, 1997 in the amount of $26,000. to provide internet access for job seekers at NHES local office resource centers, NH's One-Stop Job Information Centers.

#67 Authorized to accept and expend additional funds in the amount of $25,025. from the US Department of Labor through June 30, 1997 as part of a One-Stop Career Center system planning and development grant.

#68 Authorized to transfer $24,923 as stated in letter of March 12, 1997. Fiscal Committee approved April 14, 1997.

COMMISSION FOR HUMAN RIGHTS
#69 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Griffin, authorized trnasfer of funds to be used for out-of-state travel in the amount of $1,200. to attend EEOC sponsored training.

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

#70 Authorized agreement with Plymouth State College/Child Care and Company, Plymouth to provide child care training services in the amount of $4,000. through June 30, 1997.

#71 Authorized lease agreement with Pitney Bowes, Waltham MA in the amount of $18,750. through June 30, 1998. (sole source)

#72 Authorized maintenance and service agreement with DPW Assoc., Northwood in the amount of $5,274. through June 30, 1999.

#73 Authorized to amend agreement with VNA/Hospice of Southern Carroll County and Vicinity, Inc., Wolfeboro by increasing amount by $14,500 through June 30, 1997.

#74 Authorized agreement with NH School Boards Insurance Trust, Manchester to organizing and providing health promotion workshops in the amount of $30,000 through June 30, 1997.

#75 Authorized to amend existing agreement with Ammonoosuc Community Health Services, Littleton by increasing amount by $21,000 through June 30, 1997.

#76 Authorized contract with Barbara J. Hatch, ARNP, Meredith in the amount of $20,000. through March 30, 1999.

#77 Authorized to amend various agreements with consultant David A. Gruette, DMD, Leslie Whone, DMD and John Dwyer, DMD through June 30, 1997 as indicated in letter of March 7, 1997.

#78 Authorized contract with RKM Applied Research, Portsmouth in the amount of $15,000. through June 30, 1997 for a statewide telephone survey.

#79 Authorized to amend contract with Coos County Family Health Services, Inc., Berlin, by increasing amount by $594. to $206,634. through June 30, 1997.

#80 Authorized to amend contract with Ammonoosuc Community Health Services, Littleton, by increasing amount by $1,930. to $224,954. through June 30, 1997.

#81 Authorized to amend contract with Rockingham Community Action, Portsmouth, by increasing amount by $26,672. to $733,678. through June 30, 1997.

#82 Authorized to amend contract with Ossipee Concerned Citizens, Center Ossipee, by increasing amount by $13,221. to $276,892. through June 30, 1997.

#83 Authorized to amend contract with Southern New Hampshire Services, Manchester, by increasing amount by $31,033. to $1,479,780. through June 30, 1997.

#84 Authorized to amend contract with Community Action Program of Belknap-Merrimack Counties, Inc., Concord, by increasing amount by $14,840. to $1,063,312. through June 30, 1997.

DIVISION FOR CHILDREN, YOUTH AND FAMILIES
The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#85 Authorized to expend $4,950. for annual membership dues to the Child Welfare League of America, Washington, DC for calendar year 1997.

#86 Authorized to award stipends in the amount of $16,500. to each of eleven center-based child care programs as stated in item.

DIVISION OF HUMAN SERVICES

#87 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Normand, authorized to RETROACTIVELY make payment of $6,137. for renewal of agency membership in the American Public Welfare Assoc., Washington.

DIVISION OF MENTAL HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES
The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#88 Authorized agreement with Institute for Health, Law and Ethics of the Franklin Pierce Law Center, Concord, to hold a one day conference at $4,940. through May 15, 1997. (sole source)

#89 Authorized RETROACTIVE agreement with SAU #23, Woodsville, in the amount of $12,000. from October 1, 1996 through June 30, 1997 to provide for the continuation of a student assistance program.

#90 Authorized RETROACTIVE agreement with Southwestern Community Services, Inc., Keene, in the amount of $50,000. as part of the Stewart B. McKinney Emergency Shelter Grants Program from January 1, 1997 through December 31, 1997.

#91 Authorized RETROACTIVE agreement with Security Deposit Loan Fund of Greater Manchester, in the amount of $32,500. as part of the Stewart B. McKinney Emergency Shelter Grants Program from January 1, 1997 through December 31, 1997.

#92 Authorized RETROACTIVE agreement with Helping Hands Outreach Ministries, Inc., Manchester, in the amount of $34,000. as part of the Stewart B. McKinney Emergency Shelter Grants Program from January 1, 1997 through December 31, 1997.

#93 Authorized RETROACTIVE agreement with Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties, Concord, in the amount of $90,450. as part of the Stewart B. McKinney Emergency Shelter Grants Program from January 1, 1997 through December 31, 1997.

#94 Authorized the Glencliff Home for the Elderly to accept, with thanks, donations in the amount of $215.03 from contributors as designated in item, for deposit into the Patient's Welfare Fund.

DIVISION OF ELDERLY AND ADULT SERVICES
#95 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Normand, authorized agreement with NH Assoc. of Senior Centers, Concord, to assist in activities related to presenting the "State Conference on Aging" in the amount of $14,595. through April 30, 1998.

NEW HAMPSHIRE HOSPITAL
The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#96 Authorized to accept and expend additional grant funds in the amount of $665. from the NH Dept. of Education, Adult Basic Education Program through June 30, 1997.

#97 Authorized to accept $700. from the Janssen Pharmaceutical Research Foundation, Titusville NJ for education and training related to the Risperidone Protocol through June 30, 1997.

DEPARTMENT OF YOUTH DEVELOPMENT SERVICES
The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#98 Authorized to accept and expend $14,500. from the NH State Dept. of Education for grant entitled "Library Resources" through June 30, 1997.

#99 Authorized to extend the leave of absence without pay for Jean Lynch, Youth Counselor I from May 5, 1997 to December 31, 1997.

#100 Authorized to transfer $86,856, as statedd in letter of March 19, 1997. Fiscal Committee approved April 14, 1997.

FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT
The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#101 Authorized to accept, with thanks, the donation of 2 parcels of land (4.4 acres) in Deerfield with a land value of $34,000.

#102 Authorized contract with Joe Brigham, Inc., Pembroke in the amount of $5,330. for aerial stocking and water sample collection of remote, high altitude trout ponds.

#103 Authorized payment to Bickford's Sports Center, Epsom in the amount of $3,432.70 for repairs to snowmobile. (sole source)

#104 TABLED - The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, with Councilor Burton voting NO, TABLED the request, to accept $5,000 from the Meredith Rotary Club to be deposited in the Fisheries Donations Account.

#105 Authorized to establish 5 part-time temporary Laborer positions through June 30, 1997 as stated in letter of March 20, 1997. Fiscal Committee approved April 14, 1997.

#106 Authorized to transfer $60,467 from Fish and Game Fund as stated in letter of March 14, 1997. Fiscal Committee approved April 14, 1997.

#107 Authorized to establish 4 part-time temporary Laborer positions through June 30, 1997 as stated in letter of March 20, 1997. Fiscal Committee approved April 14, 1997.

#108 Authorized to transfer $4,700. from the Fish and Game Fund as stated in letter of March 14, 1997. Fiscal Committee approved April 14, 1997.

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

#109 Authorized to accept $175,0020 in federal funds from the US Dept. of Transportation under the National Recreational Trails Funding Program through September 30, 1997.

#110 Authorized to accept an additional $3,050. federal funds from the US Dept. of Transportation under the National Recreational Trails Funding Program through September 30, 1997.

#111 Authorized to accept $4,000 federal funds under Cooperative Forestry Assistance Act of 1978, North American Maple Project through September 30, 1997.

#112 Authorized a 5-year contract with Harvester Ocean Charter Fishing, Inc., Rye for the privilege of operating a Bait and Tackle Shop and fishing excursions at Rye Fishing Pier. (sole source)

#113 Authorized to issue a special use permit to Cap'n Sav's Charters for parking spaces and retail sales office rental at Rye Marina, Rye through June 30, 2001.

#114 Authorized contract with National Recreational Trails Fund in the amount of $154,002. and $2,685. for the development and maintenance of recreational trails and trail-related projects.

#115 Authorized agreement with Halkin Services, Inc. Aurora, CO for the cable and connection hardware inspection on Cannon Mt. Aerial Tramway in the amount of $4,563. with completion date of May 31, 1997. (sole source)

#116 Authorized to amend agreement by $3,287.50 by increasing to $24,287.50 with UNH, Complex Systems Research Center to include revisions to the NH Highway Map.

#117 Authorized the Bureau of Ski Operations package plan programs, lift ticket sales, and season pass sales for the quarter ending March 31, 1997.

#118 Authorized to grant unpaid educational leave from September 2, 1997 to December 30, 1997 to Mary Goodyear, Program Specialist.

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

#119 Authorized to accept additional funds from the Town of Greenville in the amount of $7,500. through June 30, 1997.

#120 Authorized to accept $124,200. from the NH Office of Emergency Management through December 30, 1997 to administer approved mitigation projects for the DES-Dam Bureau.

#121 Authorized contract with Total Waste Management Corp., Newington in the amount of $69,350. for the purpose of removing additional potentially recyclable used oil from the Beede Waste Oil/Cash Energy site. (sole source)

#122 Authorized to amend agreement with National Park Service in the amount of $41,500. for the purpose of Lamprey River Planning and Outreach Assistance through September 30, 1998.

#123 Authorized to budget additional unallocated FY 97 State Permit Fee funds in the amount of $90,000. through June 30, 1997.

#124 Authorized the approval of new and amended State Grant as indicated in letter dated March 24, 1997.

#125 Authorized grant to the Town of Conway in the amount of $411,737.32 for landfill closure project.

#125A Authorized Waste Management Division to budget excess funds in the amount of $600,000. to the Oil Pollution Control Fund.

#126 Authorized an extension of three months of unpaid leave of absence for Yelena Karnauk through June 30, 1997.

#127 Authorized to reimburse the Town of Plaistow $200,289.91 for a landfill closure project as stated in their letter of February 19, 1997. Fiscal Committee approved April 14, 1997.

#128 Authorized to reimburse the Town of Hudson $133,699.66, New Boston $110,000, Ossipee $32,761.91, Weare $100,000 and Souhegan Regional Landfill $140,000 for landfill closure projects as stated in letter of February 24, 1997. Fiscal Committee approved April 14, 1997.

#129 Authorized to transfer $16,000 as stated in letter of April 3, 1997. Fiscal Committee approved April14, 1997.

#130 Authorized blanket approval for out-of-state travel to Kittery and other locations in Maine for more than one person through June 30, 1997 to operate, maintain and demonstrate an air monitoring station downwind of Portsmouth.

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
#131 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Streeter, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized to accept and expend additional grant funds in the amount of $1,119,428. through June 30, 1997 as indicated in letter dated March 17, 1997.

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#132 Authorized contract with Gerard A. Laflamme, Inc., Manchester in the amount of $139,400. for the purpose of panelboard replacement and upgrade, NH Technical College, Nashua.

#133 Authorized contract with J&M Donahue, Inc., Woodstock, NH in the amount of $465,000.84 for bridge rehabilitation, widening and safety improvement, North Groton Rd. of Cockermouth River.

#134 Authorized contract with L.A. Brochu, Inc., Concord in the amount of $147,148. for highway landscaping of F.E.E. Turnpike from exit 3 to north of exit 4.

#135 Authorized contract with Pike Industries, Inc., Tilton in the amount of $1,579,365.56 for pavement rehabilitation, Belmont, Laconia and Gilford on US Rte. 3 and NH Rte. 11 from US Rte. 3 in Laconia to Gilford.

#136 Authorized to increase contingency contract with Amsco, Inc., Londonderry in the amount of $25,000. for the purpose of removal and replacement of underground storage tanks statewide.

#137 Not used

#138 Authorized agreement with JAMAR Technologies, Inc., Horsham, PA for a maintenance contract to service traffic recorders and purchase spare parts in the amount of $10,000. (sole source)

#139 Authorized to amend existing agreement with Robert W. Hunt Co., Pittsburgh, PA by increasing amount by $70,000. to $220,000. and to extend completion date from June 30, 1996 to June 30, 1997.

#140 Not used

#141 Authorized agreement with John G.W. Finck/Green Mountain Consultant Group, Pembroke in the amount of $231,100. for technical services to monitor compliance with Federal regulations.

#142 Authorized to amend existing agreement with UNH, Civil Engineering Dept., Durham by increasing the amount $22,000. to $438,000. for Local Technical Assistance Program.

#143 Authorized to accept sealed bids for the sale of six tenths acre parcel of state owned land improved with a small commercial building adjacent to US Rt. 3, Plymouth.

#144 Authorized to quitclaim whatever interest the State of New Hampshire may have in old NH Rt. 11 and 103 in the Town of Newport to William and Deborah Turgeon.

#145 Authorized to grant one point of access for the purpose of providing access to land now or formerly of Fuller and Company, Inc., Belmont.

#146 Authorized purchase and sale agreement with Claremont Railway Co., Westfield, MA in the amount of $300,000. and further Authorized to accept abandoned railroad property owned by Claremont Railway Co.

#147 Authorized to lease .12 acres of land in Rochester to Robert and Jane Murphy for five years at $275. per year with an option for additional five years.

#148 Authorized to lease 6,250 square feet of land in Holderness to David and Grace Arnold for five years at $500. per year with an option for additional five years.

#149 Authorized to exchange a parcel of State owned property for property needed for the reconstruction of US 302 and replacement of the bridge over Ellis River, Bartlett.

#150 DENIED - The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Normand voted to approve, with Councilor Spaulding, Councilor Griffin and Councilor Streeter voting NO, the agreement with Grouse Point Community Assoc. for a 180 foot section of State owned railroad land in Meredith at $900. per year plus one time administrative fee of $350. and rail crossing fee of $50.00 per year was DENIED.

#151 Authorized to extend the time period for reversion to State property that was deeded to Tsunis Holding Co., Concord in exchange for the property rights needed for reconstruction and widening of Bridge St. bridge.

#152 Authorized to accept sealed bids for .31 acre parcel of land improved with a commercial building adjacent to Pearl St. and Summer St. in Claremont.

#153 Authorized Contemplated Award List for the period March 14, 1997 through April 1, 1997.

#154 Authorized approlval of the Quarterly Capital Budget Project Schedule which includes projects authorized in the 1993, 1994, 1995 and 1996 Legislative Sessions, and two projects not completed from 1991 Legislation.

#155 Authorized the Equipment Acquisition Plan status report for the period ending March 31, 1997 including a summary of requisitions and purchases for fiscal year 1997 replacement equipment.

#156 Authorized an increase of $259,000. to provide for continued operations on the turnpike system for remainder of FY 1997.

#157 Authorized to pay Small Claims submitted if the amount is less than $600. for the period April, May and June 1997.

#158 Authorized to expend an additional $200,000. for the approved appraisal firms to prepare appraisals associated with the Statewide Acquisition Program.

#159 Authorized to transfer $130,000. as stated in letter of April 2, 1997. Fiscal Committee approved April 14, 1997.

#160 Authorized to transfer $42,000. as stated in letter of March 14, 1997. Fiscal committee approved April 14, 1997.

#161 Authorized to transfer $2,610,465 from highway surplus, $162,630 among bridge maintenance expense classes, $9,000. from excess fuel distribution revenue, and $400,000. from mechanical services distribution revenue, as stated in letter of March 21, 1997. Fiscal Committee approved April 14, 1997

#162 Authorized to expend $10,000 from the Special Railroad Fund for maintenance and repairs to the state-owned abandoned railroad corridors now being used for recreational purposes under the management of the Department of Resources and Economic Development as stated in letter of February 24, 1997. Fiscal Committee approved April 14, 1997.

#163 Authorized to expend $25,000. from the Special Railroad Fund for thepurchase of new railroad bridge timbers and other track materials, and repairs to a railroad bridge abutment on the state-owned North Stratford to Beecher Falls railroad line in Columbia, as stated in letter of February 18, 1997. Fiscal Committee approved April 14, 1997.

#164 Authorized to expend $20,000. from the Special Railroad Fund for necessary maintenance and repairs to state-oned railroad corridors, as stated in letter of February 24, 1997. Fiscal committee approved April 14, 1997.

NH PORT AUTHORITY
#165 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilor Normand voting NO, authorized lease agreement with Isles of Shoals Steamship Co., Inc. to extend lease for 19 months for the period June 1, 1997 to December 31, 1998 in a amount of $87,000. (sole source)

#166 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Normand, with Councilor Spaulding and Councilor Streeter voting NO, authorized RETROACTIVELY of Port Terminal Operating Agreement with John T. Clark and Son of NH, Inc. for the period August 1, 1996 to July 31, 1997 payments for this time period should be $240,000.

DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY
The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#167 Authorized to accept federal funds in the amount of $21,015.04 from the NH Highway Safety Agency through September 15, 1997.

#168 Authorized to accept funds from the US Department of Justice entitled in the amount of $810,000. for the purchase of 240 fully equipped laptop computers.

#169 Authorized to amend contract period of the Cooperative Agreement through December 31, 2001 to extend the period of performance, incorporates new tasks, revises other tasks, deliverables and milestones.

#170 WITHDRAWN BY AGENCY - Authorize to transfer funds within the accounts of Aerial Lift Safety for replacement of automobiles and telephone charges.

#171 Authorized lease agreement with First Development Corp, Rochester for a five year period commencing on May 1, 1997 at a monthly rental rate of $1,250. (sole source)

#172 Authorized the Division of State Police to transfer $80,000 from the Highway Surplus Account to pay state police overtime, as specifed in letter dated February 26, 1997. Fiscal Committee approved April 14, 1997.

#173 Authorized the Division of Fire Standards & Training to transfer $18,603 as stated in letter of March 11, 1997. Fiscal Committee approved April 14, 1997.

#174 Authorized Bureau of Watercraft Safety to transfer $15,000. as stated in letter of March 25, 1997. Fiscal Committee approved April 14, 1997.

#175 Authorized leave of absence without pay to Lawrence W. Walker for an additional 125 days.

#176 Authorized leave of absence without pay to Janice A. Arnold for an additional 162 days.

#177 Authorized leave of absence without pay to Patricia L. Jameson for an additional 120 days.

#178 TUITION REQUESTS
A. FISH AND GAME - Requests permission to pay NH Technical College/DCE, Manchester NH, the sum of $130.50 for the sole purpose of enrolling John Kennedy, Fish Culturist II, in the course entitled Basic Arc & Gas Welding .

B. FISH AND GAME - Requests permission to pay the UNH the sum of $568.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Kelle MacKenzie, Education Coordinator, in the course entitled Introduction to Oceanography .

C. HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES - DIV. OF CHILDREN YOUTH AND FAMILIES - Requests permission to pay the University of New England, Biddeford ME, the sum of $885.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Karen Tremblay, CPSW II, in the course entitled Substance Abuse and Social Work .

D. HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES - OFFICE OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS - Requests permission to pay Franklin Pierce College, Concord NH, the sum of $438.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Lauren Zaikowski, Supervisor, in the course entitled Principles of Economics I .

E. HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES - OFFICE OF FINANCE - Requests permission to pay Franklin Pierce College, Concord NH, the sum of $876.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Christopher LaRose, Accountant, in the courses entitled Principles of Marketing and Cost Accounting .

F. HOSPITAL - Requests permission to pay UNH, Manchester NH, the sum of $631.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Ben Brahim, Registered Nurse, in the course entitled Nursing Leadership/Management & the Organizational Context .

G. HOSPITAL - Requests permission to pay NH Technical Institute, Concord NH, the sum of $333.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Brandon Dodge, Nursing Assistant, in the course entitled Sociology Research .

H. TRANSPORTATION - Requests permission to pay Franklin Pierce College, Concord NH, the sum of $225.00, for the sole purpose of enrolling Jack Ferns, Director, in the course entitled Senior Business Seminar ,
ALSO - requests permission to pay NH College, Manchester NH, the sum of $420.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Marc Fish, Earth Scientist, in the course entitled Strategic Management . ALSO, requests permission to pay NH Technical Institute, Concord NH, the sum of $277.50 for the sole purpose of enrolling Christopher Sheehan, Project Manager, in the course entitled Elementary Functions
ALSO the sum of $360.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Anne Levesque, Hazardous Waste Manager, in the course entitled GIS in Environmental Science .

I. YOUTH DEVELOPMENT SERVICES - Requests permission to pay Plymouth State College, Plymouth NH, for the sole purpose of enrolling Theodore Prizio, Director of Education, in the course entitled Practicum in Administration and Supervision .

J. YOUTH DEVELOPMENT SERVICES - Requests permission to pay Notre Dame College, Manchester NH, the sum of $870.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Jacqueline Kramer, Teacher, in the course entitled Counseling and Teaching Methods for EBD Students .

K. YOUTH DEVELOPMENT SERVICES - Requests permission to pay Plymouth State College, Plymouth NH, the sum of $225.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Penelope O Connor, School Principal, in the course entitled Seminar in Administration and Supervision .

#179 TRAVEL REQUESTS
A. ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES - Requests permission for

  • Helen Champa, MIS Analyst/Programmer I,
  • Denise Petrin, Mis Analysis/Programmer, and
  • Penny Verville, Supervisor, or designee, to travel to Andover MA, on May 21 -22, 1997, to attend a Monarch Software class. Total cost: $1,739.00. Source of Funds: General Funds.
  • B. ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES - Requests permission for

  • Leslie Carroll, Operations Supervisor,
  • Peter Denutte, Mapping Supervisor,
  • John O Connor, Public Ed/Training Officer, and
  • Dave Mazeau, Telecommunication Supervisor, or designee to travel to Baltimore MD, on June 14 - 19, 1997, to attend the NENA Conference. Total Cost: $6.136.00. Source of Funds: 100% Surcharge Fees.
  • C. COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE - Requests permission for Gail Thomas, and Professor, Kathleen Kenney, or designee, to travel to Baltimore MD, on May 3 - 8, 1997, to attend the 19th Annual Spring Conference. Total Cost: $4,378.40. Source of Funds: 100% Federal Funds.

    D. COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE - Requests permission for Mary Wheeler, Professor, and Marianne Matzo, Professor, or designee, to travel to Philadelphia PA, on May 7 - 8, 1997, to attend the conference entitled New Approaches to Integrating Community-Focused, Community-Based Care in the Associate Degree Nursing Curriculum. Total Cost: $1,450.00. Source of Funds: 100% General Funds.

    E. COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE - Requests permission for Karen Noonan, Professor, and Barbara Thurston, Professor, or designee, to travel to New Orleans LA, on May 4 - 8, 1997, to attend the Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Conference. Total Cost: $2,088.00. Source of Funds: 53% General Funds and 47 % Federal Funds.

    F. CULTURAL AFFAIRS - LIBRARY - Requests permission for Theresa Pare, and Zelda Moore, Librarians, to travel to Worcester MA, on April 25, 1997, to attend the Today s Priorities, Tomorrow s Promise conference. Total Cost: $180.00. Source of Funds: 100% Federal Funds.

    G. EDUCATION - Requests permission to amend previously approved item

    # 82 for Christy Hammer, Education Consultant, Ed Taylor, Education Consultant, Robert Hall, Corrections Instructor, and Beth McFall, Teacher, or designee, to travel to New Orleans LA, on February 26 - March 3, 1997, to attend the Academic Vocational Integration Conference. Change Total Cost From: $5,017 to $5,740.00 Source of Funds: 100% Federal Funds.

    H. EDUCATION- Requests permission for Alexander Blastos, Administrator and Rilma Nickerson, Program Specialist, or designee to travel to Savannah GA, on May 17 - 22, 1997, to attend the annual National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education. Total Cost: $2,439.68. Source of Funds: 100% Teacher Certification Fees

    I. EDUCATION - Requests permission for

  • Robert Wells, Consultant,
  • Mary Heath, Consultant and
  • Rachel Hopkins, Administrator, or designee, to travel to Burlington VT, on April 30 - May 2, 1997, to attend the Northeast Regional Resource Center. EXPENSES WILL BE PAID BY THE NORTHEAST REGIONAL RESOURCE CENTER.
  • J. EDUCATION - Requests permission for

  • Don Marsh, Management Analyst,
  • Deborah Evans, Account Technician,
  • Sheila Ross, Internal Auditor,
  • Phyllis Cole, Accountant, and
  • Maureen Clark, Accountant, or designee, to travel to Boston,MA, on May 28 - 29, 1997 to attend the training regarding the implementation of Single Audit Act. Total Cost: $76.00. Source of Funds: 100% Federal Funds.
  • K. EDUCATION - Requests permission for Dr. G. William Porter, and Patricia Busselle, Administrator, or designee, to travel to Fairlee VT, on May 14 - 16, 1997, to attend the Tri-State School Business Officials Conference. Total Cost: $290.00. Source of Funds: 100% General Funds.

    L. EMPLOYMENT SECURITY - Requests permission for Raymond Kling, Manager and William Chaloux, Employment Counselor, or designee, to travel to Columbus OH, on June 14 - 20, 1997 to attend the International Education Conference. Total Cost: $3,306.00. Source of Funds: 100% Federal Funds.

    M. EMPLOYMENT SECURITY - Requests permission for

  • Doris Lachance, Director,
  • Richard Hocker, Analyst,
  • Colleen O Neill, Program Specialist,
  • Amy Porter, Evaluation Specialist,
  • Cynthia Bioteau, Director,
  • Julia Kaplan, Administrator,
  • and Jackie Heuser, Program Coordinator, or designee, to travel to Los Angeles CA, on May 13 - 15, 1997 to attend the National One-Stop conference. Total Cost: $15,464.00. Source of Funds: 100% Federal Funds.
  • N. EMPLOYMENT SECURITY - Requests permission for Joanne Kayser, Chairman UC Appeals, and Judith Galluzzo, Appellate Member, or designee, to travel to Tulsa OK, on June 14 - 20, 1997, to attend the 1997 National Association of Unemployment Insurance Appellate Boards National Conference. Total Cost: $3,440.00. Source of Funds: 100% Federal Funds.

    O. ENERGY AND COMMUNITY SERVICES - Requests permission for

  • John Hamilton, Deputy Director,
  • Kirk Stone, Asst. Director,
  • Mitch Koeniz, Program Monitor, and
  • George Hunton, Program Manager, or designee, to travel to Portland ME, on May 21 - 23, 1997, to attend the Northeastern Regional Energy Conference. Total Cost: $1,104.00. Source of Funds 100% Federal Funds.
  • P. ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Requests permission for

  • Eric Williams, Senior Planner,
  • Margaret Watkins, Principal Planner,
  • Natlie Landry, E-III, and
  • Steve Landry, Bio-I, or designee, to travel to Morristown NJ, to attend This Old Watershed, 8th Annual Meeting. Permission is also requested for a waiver to exceed the 300 mile radius by State vehicle. Total Cost: $552.00. Source of Funds: 100% Federal Funds.
  • Q. ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Requests permission for

  • Holly Green Environmentalist, Raymond Gordon, Waste Mgmt. Specialist,
  • Paul Lockwood, Waste Mgmt. Specialist,
  • Rob Tardiff, Waste Mgmt Engineer, and
  • Chris Way, Supervisor, to travel to Worcester MA, on May 27 - 29, 1997, to attend the Northeast Waste Management Officials Association Universal Waste meeting. Total Cost: $350.00. Source of Funds: 20% Federal funds, 20% Hazardous Waste Funds, and 60% General Fund.
  • R. ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Requests permission for Bernard Lucey, Sanitary Engineer, and Robert Mann, Sanitary Engineer, or designee, to travel to Andover MA, on May 13 - 14, 1997, to attend the Ozone Essentials: Equipment and Process Control/Optimization. Total Cost: $700.00. Source of Funds 100% Federal Funds.

    S. ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Requests - RETROACTIVE - permission for

  • Kenneth Colburn, Director,
  • Andrew Bodnarik, Administrator,
  • Jeff Underhill, Photochemical Modeler, and
  • Jeffery MacGillivray, Data Analyst, or designee, to travel to Atlanta GA, on April 14 - 17, 1997, to attend the Ozone Transport Assessment Group Policy/Workgroup Meeting. Total Cost: $3,900.00. Source of Funds: 100% Title V - Air Permit Fees
  • T. HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES - DIV. OF MENTAL HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES Requests RETROACTIVE - permission for

  • Jack Landow, Program Planner,
  • Mark Chittum, Unit Director,
  • Pat Cutting, Superintendent,
  • Vareen Domaleski, Administrator,
  • Kathy Grace, Laundry Worker,
  • Luis Maldonado, Plant Maintenance Engineer,
  • Judy Gothreau, Administrator, and
  • Dennis D Ovidio, Administrator, or designee, to travel to Boston MA, on March 27, 1997, to inspect the Support Services operations at Saint Elizabeth s Hospital. NO ADDITIONAL COST TO THE STATE. TRAVEL WILL BE BY STATE VEHICLE.
  • U. HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES - DIV. OF MENTAL HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES Requests permission for J.O. White, Business Administrator and Kevin Towle, Program Specialist, or designee, to travel to Richmond VA, on May 3 - 11, 1997, to attend the Refocus for the 21st Century conference. Permission is also requested for Kevin Towle to use his personal vehicle in excess of 300 miles. Total Cost: $1, 914.00. Source of Funds: 100% Impaired Driver Intervention Program Fees and Drug Forfeiture Funds.

    V. HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES - DIV. OF MENTAL HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES Requests permission for

  • Susan Fox, Director,
  • Joyce Slayton Director,
  • Deidre Prescott, Administrator, and
  • Matthew Ertas, Program Specialist, or designee to travel to Brattleboro VT, on May 1 - 2, 1997, to meet with their counterparts from the States of RI and VT. Total Cost: $816.39. Source of Funds: 100% General Funds.
  • W. HIGHWAY SAFETY - Requests permission for

  • Peter Thomson, Coordinator,
  • Edgel Crabtree, Program Manager, and
  • Debra Garvin, Supervisor, or designee, to travel to Freeport ME, on May 27 - 29, 1997, to attend the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Region I Highway Safety Conference. Total Cost: $1,080.00. Source of Funds: 100% Federal Funds.
  • X. LIQUOR COMMISSION - Requests permission for John Byrne, Chariman, and Anthony Maiola, Commissioner, or designee to travel to LaQunita CA, on May 12 -18, 1997, to attend the 60th Annual Conference of the National Alcoholic Beverage Control Association, Inc. Total Cost: $395.00. Source of Funds: 100% General Funds.

    Y. PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION - Requests permission for

  • Bruce Ellsworth, Commissioner,
  • Susan Geiger, Commissioner and
  • Thomas Frantz, Economist, or designee, to travel to Newport RI, on May 4 - 7, 1997, to attend the 50th Annual Symposium of the New England Conference. Total Cost: $2,200.00. Source of Funds: 100% Utility Funds.
  • Z. RESOURCES & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - Requests permission for J.B. Cullen, Forester, and Susan Francher, Forester, or designee, to travel to St. Louis MO, on June 7 -11, 1997, to attend the Forest Planning for a Sustainable Future conference. Total Cost: $2,345.00. Source of Funds: 100% Federal Funds.

    AA. RETIREMENT - Requests permission for Harry Descoteau, Secretary, and J.P. Singh, Director, to travel to LaQuinta CA, on May 7 -10, 1997, to attend The Northern Trust Client Conference. Total Cost: $1,020. Source of Funds: Self Sustaining Administrative Assessment Fees.

    BB. REVENUE - Requests permission for Stanley Arnold, Commissioner,

  • George Blatsos, Revenue Analyst,
  • V. Hummel Berghaus, Revenue Counsel and
  • Russell Crevoiserat, Tax Auditor, or designee, to travel to Phoenix AZ, on May 24 - 29, 1997, to attend the Federation of Tax Administrators 65th Annual Meeting. Total Cost: $7,810.00. Source of Funds: 100% General Funds.
  • CC. SAFETY - Requests permission for Beverly Kowalik, Modular Building Coordinator, or designee, to travel to Pittsburgh and Bloomsburg PA, on May 11 - 15, 1997, to perform Third Party Inspections and Audits. Permission is also requested for a waive to exceed the 300 mile radius by State vehicle. Total Cost: $800.00. Source of Funds: 100% General Funds.

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

    #180 DENIED - The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Normand, voted to approved, with Councilor Spaulding, Councilor Griffin and Councilor Streeter voting NO, the request of Little Properties Family to construct a two-slip dug-in boathouse; dredge for access, construct "L" shaped breakwater with gap and cantilevered dock on property on Dewitt Dr. on Lake Winnipesaukee, Alton was DENIED.

    #181 Authorized Raymond Soliwoda to dredge, construct breakwater with "L" and construct cantilevered dock on property on Smith Point Rd. on Lake Winnipesaukee, Alton.

    #182 Authorized Blye Hill Landing Home Assoc. to remove existing seasonal pier and replace and relocate in a different area on frontage and construct stairs on bank to access new dock located on property at Rte. 103A on Lake Sunapee, Newbury.

    #183 Authorized Sprague Energy to repair existing dock add five new floating dock sections and eight new mooring piles to existing floating dock to marine terminal and spill response system located on River Road on the Piscataqua River, Newington.

    #184 Authorized town of Northwood to restore previously existing beach at Bow Lake, Northwood by dredging the beach sand, place sand on beach area, install catch basins and a culvert to divert overland flow.

    LATE ITEMS
    DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
    A. The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Streeter, authorized to appoint a Commission for the Bow, 12309 project for the alteration to the intersection of Bow Center Road, Logging Hill Road, Knox Road and White Rock Hill Road. The commission will consist orf: Richard Cadarette of Bow, Frederick Comstock of Northwood and Charles Arlinghaus of Canterbury.

    The next regular meeting of the Governor and Executive Council will be Wednesday, May 14, 1997 in the Executive Council Chambers in Concord NH.

    The Honorable Board then Adjourned.

     

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