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April 26, 2000
 

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GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MINUTES
State House, Concord, New Hampshire
April 26, 2000
10:30 a.m.
#7

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

The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, accepted the minutes of April 12, 2000.

The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Colantuono, seconded by Councilor Burton, confirmed the appointment of several persons nominated for Civil Commissions from the April 12, 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:

HOUSING FINANCE AUTHORITY
Ralph A. Labnon, Gorham
Public Member
Effective: Upon acceptance of resignation
Reason: Personal

NEW HAMPSHIRE COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN
Tracy Nudd, Hillsborough
Effective: Upon acceptance of resignation
Reason: Moving out of state

CONFIRMATIONS
The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Griffin with Councilor Colantuono voting NO, confirmed the following:

HEALTH SERVICES PLANNING AND REVIEW BOARD
Elizabeth Crory, Hanover
(Consumer)
Reappointment
Effective: April 26, 2000
TERM: April 19, 2003

The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Colantuono, seconded by Councilor Griffin with Councilor Streeter Abstaining, confirmed the following:

ASSOCIATE JUSTICE OF THE NEW HAMPSHIRE SUPREME COURT
Linda Stewart Dalianis, Nashua
Succeeding: W. Stephen Thayer, III, Manchester
Effective: April 26, 2000
TERM: Until 70 years of age

The Governor and Executive Council confirmed the following:

NEW HAMPSHIRE COUNCIL ON THE ARTS
Grace L. Sullivan, Manchester
Succeeding: Joseph F. McDonald, Concord, (resigned)
Effective: April 26, 2000
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: April 26, 2000
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: April 26, 2000
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: April 26, 2000
Salary: Group N-Step 3-$56,847
TERM: July 1, 2003

BOARD OF REGISTRATION IN MEDICINE
James G. Sise, M.D., Keene
Reappointment
Effective: April 26, 2000
TERM: April 21, 2005

NASHUA POLICE COMMISSION
Michael A. Pignatelli (d), Nashua
Succeeding: John Stabile (r), Nashua
Effective: April 26, 2000
TERM: September 1, 2002

RAILROAD APPEALS BOARD
Donald J. Provencher, Gorham
(General Public)
Reappointment
Effective: April 26, 2000
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: April 26, 2000
TERM: October 14, 2002

ADVISORY COUNCIL ON UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION
Robert Morneau, Wolfeboro
(Employees)
Reappointment
Effective: April 26, 2000
TERM: March 26, 2003

Kevin P. Sullivan, Hampton
(Employers)
Succeeding: Gerardine Ferlins, Hollis
Effective: April 26, 2000
TERM: March 26, 2003

WASTE MANAGEMENT COUNCIL
Arthur J. Cunningham, Bow
(Licensed sanitary or environmental engineer from private industry)
Reappointment
Effective: April 26, 2000
TERM: April 21, 2004

NOMINATIONS

The Governor nominated the following:

BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY
Michael J. King, Bethlehem
(Executive Director/Regional Planning Commission)
Succeeding: Preston Gilbert, Littleton, resigned
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: November 3, 2000

FULL-TIME JUSTICE: FRANKLIN DISTRICT COURT
W. H. Dale Townley-Tilson, Concord
(Pursuant to RSA 491 A:3 IV)
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: Until 70 years of age

HEALTH SERVICES PLANNING AND REVIEW BOARD
John R. Stanton, Manchester
(Public Member)
Succeeding: Thea Braiterman, Henniker, (resigned)
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: April 19, 2002

BOARD OF HEARING CARE PROVISIONS
Kirk Carnahan, Milford
(Hearing Aid Dealer)
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: April 23, 2002

Laura Robertson, Belmont
(Audiologist)
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: April 23, 2002

MARITAL MEDIATOR CERTIFICATION BOARD
Helen Honorow, Nashua
(Public Member)
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: April 10, 2003

CHRISTA MCAULIFFE PLANETARIUM COMMISSION
Karen Bianco, Gilford
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: May 10, 2003

Andrew J. Svedlow, Goffstown
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: May 10, 2003

BOARD OF NURSING
Marylou Asbell, Rochester
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: May 10, 2003

Tricia Duff, Concord
(LPN)
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: May 10, 2003

Margaret Franckhauser, Meredith
(ARNP)
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: May 10, 2003

PESTICIDES CONTROL BOARD
Timothy Fleury, New London (Public Member)
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: April 10, 2003

ADVISORY COMMISSION: DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Northam Parr (i), Rumney
(Forestry)
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: April 1, 2005

BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY

#1 Authorized to hold a Public Hearing with respect to the financing of an industrial facility by the Business Finance Authority for Newport Sand and Gravel Co., Inc. located in West Lebanon and Newport, NH. Action will authorize a Resolution under RSA 162:I:9 to determine the financing will serve a public use, provide public benefit and is within the policy and authority of the Act. .
A roll call vote was requested, the results are as follows:
Councilor Burton - Yes:
Councilor Spaulding - Yes:
Councilor Griffin - Yes:
Councilor Colantuono - Yes:
Councilor Streeter - Yes.

EXTRACT FROM THE MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE GOVERNOR AND COUNCIL HELD APRIL 26, 2000 IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBER, STATE HOUSE, CONCORD At 10:55 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 Newport Sand and Gravel Co., Inc. in the City of Lebanon and the Town of Newport 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 Shaun Carroll, owner of Newport Sand and Gravel Co., Inc. The Governor then repeated that the proceedings were a public hearing and asked whether any other person wished to speak; there being none, Councilor Burton introduced a resolution entitled "A RESOLUTION UNDER RSA 162-I:9 WITH RESPECT TO THE FINANCING OF AN INDUSTRIAL FACILITY BY THE BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY FOR NEWPORT SAND AND GRAVEL CO., INC. IN THE CITY OF LEBANON AND THE TOWN OF NEWPORT" and moved its adoption, which was seconded by Councilor Spaulding. After discussion of the resolution, the Governor called for a vote on the motion. Those voting in favor were: the Governor and Councilor Burton, Councilor Spaulding, Councilor Griffin, Councilor Colantuono, and Councilor 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 NEWPORT SAND AND GRAVEL CO., INC. IN LEBANON AND NEWPORT

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 Newport Sand and Gravel Co., Inc. (the "Borrower") in Lebanon and Newport by the Authority's making a loan of up to $1,200,000 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 the acquisition of 8 front discharge concrete mixers based at 301 Plainfield Road, in the City of Lebanon, New Hampshire and 8 Reeds Mill Road, in the Town of Newport, New Hampshire which will be used by the Borrower for use in the manufacture of concrete 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 has the skills and financial resources necessary to operate the Facility successfully;

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

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

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

Section 2. Ultimate Finding and Determination. The Governor and Council find that the proposed financing, operation and use of the 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 26, 2000

OFFICE OF STATE PLANNING

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#1A Authorized to establish a Program Assistant position through June 30, 2001 as specified in letter dated March 24, 2000. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

#2 Authorized the Director, Division of Accounting Services to AMEND the current budget for federal funds received from the US Environmental Protection Agency [Initially approved on January 19, 2000 (Item #1) as specified in letter of April 11, 2000.

#3 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY AMEND the end date of an existing Agreement with The Wentworth-Coolidge Commission, Inc., 375 Little Harbor Road, Portsmouth, New Hampshire [Initially approved on May 26, 1999 (Item #2)], by changing the completion date from December 31, 1999 to June 30, 2000. No additional state or federal funds are required by this action.

#3A Authorized to enter into an Agreement with the Town of Pittsburg, NH in the amount of $215,000 through December 31, 2001. The funds for this contract are from the Community Development Block Grant Fund. The Town of Pittsburg will use CDBG funds under the emergency grant category to address a public health emergency.

GOVERNOR'S OFFICE OF ENERGY AND COMMUNITY SERVICES

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#4 Authorized to make an amendment to the existing contract with Cynthia G. Gunn, 10 Hollow Road, Bow, NH [Initially approved on April 28, 1999 (Item #13)], in the following ways: a) Extend the expiration date of the contract from June 30, 2000 to September 30, 2001; Increase the contract amount by $19,000, from $15,000 to an amount not to exceed $34,000; AMEND Exhibits A and B so that the hourly rate will increase by $2, from $17 to an amount not to exceed $19 per hour; AMEND Exhibit A, number 3, to direct the contractor to meet regularly with both the ECS Energy Education Program Manager and the ECS Rebuild New Hampshire Program Manager. (2) Further, Authorized the Director, Division of Accounting Services, to increase the contract by $19,000, Charging the increase the account #025-002-1205-0415, job #02002600, a federal grant. This amendment will take effect upon approval of Governor and Executive Council. SOLE SOURCE

#5 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Colantuono, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, authorized to make a AMENDMENT to the existing contract with the Institute for Community, Business, and the New Hampshire Economy, [Initially approved on June 22, 1999 (Item #18)], in the following ways: a) Increase the contract amount in box 1.8 of the General Provisions ("Price Limitation") by $2,500, from $64,017 to amount not to exceed $66,517; b) Supplement Exhibit A ("Scope of Services") by adding number 8: "Execute, in collaboration with ECS, a day-long energy savings performance contracting workshop, including appropriate provision of services regarding location, food service, promotion. (2) Further, Authorized the Director of Accounting Services, to increase the contract by $2,500, charging the increase to account #025-001-1205-0415, job #02002600, a federal grant. This amendment will take effect upon approval of the Governor and Executive Council. SOLE SOURCE

#6 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Griffin, with Councilors Colantuono and Streeter voting NO, authorized to enter into a contract with Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties, Inc., 2 Industrial Park Drive, Concord, NH to develop software for the statewide Fuel Assistance Program during the period April 26, 2000 to October 31, 2000 in an amount not to exceed $50,000. SOLE SOURCE

OFFICE OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

#6A The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized to accept and expend $231,220.00 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency for the period through December 31, 2000.

DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#7 Authorized a revised date and place for the council meeting scheduled for June 7, 2000 to Thursday, June 8, 2000 at 10:30 a.m. at the Hopkinton Fair Grounds, Hopkinton, New Hampshire.

#8 Authorized list of agency transfers for Fiscal Year 2000 during the month of March 2000.

#9 Authorized Salary and Employee Benefit Adjustment Transfers for the month of March 2000.

#10 Authorized Working Capital Warrant in the amount of $250,000,000.00 to cover expenditures for the Month of May 2000.

#11 Authorized Bureau of General Services to AMEND a current contract with New England Telephone and Telegraph Company d/b/a Bell Atlantic-New Hampshire, a New York Corporation. This is an amendment to a current Centrex contract for telephone services [Initially approved on April 10, 1996] and will end on April 9, 2001.

#12 Authorized Bureau of Court Facilities to enter into a lease agreement with Town of New London, 120 Main Street, New London, NH. The rental amount for the one-year tenant-at-will term commencing July 1, 2000 and ending June 30, 2001 shall be a total of $14,569.68.

#13 Authorized Bureau of Emergency Communications to accept a gift on behalf of the State in the amount of $499.00 for travel related expenses.

#14 Authorized Division of Information Technology Management to accept an unsolicited, no-cost offer from Enterasys Networks, Cabletron Systems, Inc., 35 Industrial Way, Rochester, NH for training materials and classes related to data communications and computer networking. There will be no charge to the state for this offer valued at $7,297.00.

#15 Authorized The Department of Justice and Liberty Mutual serving as the current insurer of the State Employee's Worker's Compensation Program, assert that Arthur Feldman's request for lien waiver should be approved.

#16 Authorized Liberty Mutual, serving as the State's administrator and insurer of the State Employee's Workers' Compensation Program, asserts that Carol Cushing's request for lien waiver should be approved.

#16A Authorized to accept and expend an additional $300,000 from the Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Information Services to support the cost of the New Heights System.

#16B Authorized to accept and place on file the Informational Item "List of Vendors" for the period of January 1, 2000 through March 31, 2000.

#16C Authorized Bureau of General Services to accept a gift, with thanks, of a tree to replace a diseased tree on the State House Grounds. This gift is being made "in memory of" Representative Kenneth MacDonald who recently passed away.

#16D Authorized Bureau of Risk Management to enter into a contract with AD Davis Insurance Agency, North Conway, NH to provide real property insurance for State-owned buildings form May 1, 2000-May 1, 2003. The estimated cost is $150,000 per year. TREASURY DEPARTMENT

#17 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized the State Treasurer to deposit as available, funds of the State, in any banks listed in the letter of April 10, 2000.

ATTORNEY GENERAL

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#18 Authorized to appoint Sandra L. Petell as an Investigator at a salary of $35,415, Step 2 for Group J, effective upon Governor and Council approval. Her term will expire April 30, 2004.

#19 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Accompany, in an amount not to exceed $6,700.00 through September 30, 2000. This contract is for the production of a public service video on the subject of obtaining a domestic violence petition through the New Hampshire Court System.

#20 Authorized the Department of Justice to expend up to $425,000 from the general fund to pay unanticipated litigation costs incurred to prosecute the boundary litigation between New Hampshire and Maine, as specified in letter dated March 20, 2000. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

#21 Authorized the Department of Justice to expend up to $155,000 from the general fund to pay unanticipated litigation costs incurred in connection with the litigation matter of Ernest Smith v. Revenue Administration, as specified in letter dated March 22, 2000. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

#22 TABLED-The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, voted to TABLE the petition of Corey A. Martin, Jr. requesting a pardon hearing for the offenses of Resisting Arrest and Criminal Trespassing should be granted. Please be advised that, pursuant to RSA 651:5, Mr. Martin will not be eligible to apply for an annulment until December of 2003, at the earliest.

DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL RESOURCES

#23 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Griffin, authorized Division of Arts, to grant Arts Alliance of Northern NH, Littleton, NH a Traditional Arts grant of $4,000 and a Community Arts Project Grant in the amount of $3,500 upon Governor and Council approval to conduct classroom concerts.

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, MARKETS & FOOD

#24 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Colantuono, authorized to transfer and expend $65,000 in excess revenue in the Animal Population Control Program, as specified in letter dated March 9, 2000. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

NEW HAMPSHIRE RETIREMENT SYSTEM

#25 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized to approve an additional appropriation of $30,150.56 to pay accumulated and projected overtime in excess of available funds for the period ending June 30, 2000

INSURANCE DEPARTMENT

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#26 Authorized to extend full-time temporary Position #8T002, Counter Clerk II, from July 1, 2000 through June 30, 2001.

#27 Authorized to transfer $19,000 as specified in letter dated March 9, 2000. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

#28 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, authorized to accept and expend federal funds in the amount of $16,342.00 from the Mine Safety and Health Administration, through September 30, 2000.

EMPLOYMENT SECURITY

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#29 Authorized to establish a Technical Support Specialist V position through June 30, 2001 as specified in letter dated February 29, 2000. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

#29A Authorized to enter into a maintenance and support service agreement with Price Waterhouse Coopers, LLP in the amount of $100,000 annually, $600,000.00 for 6 years through April 15, 2006 for maintenance and support services for the New Hampshire Information Transfer System at NHES.

#30 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Streeter, with Councilor Colantuono voting NO, authorized to enter into a service agreement with TruGreen Chem Lawn in the amount of $2,786.00 annually for landscaping services at NHES's Portsmouth, Manchester and Salem "NH Works" Job and Information Centers. The agreement is for the 3-year period through June 30, 2003.

PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION

#30A The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, authorized to accept and expend US Department of Transportation grand funds in the amount of $19,275.00 through December 31, 2000.

LIQUOR COMMISSION

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#31 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY grant a three-month unpaid leave of absence to Sherry Tasker of the Bureau of Enforcement retroactive from April 21, 2000, in accordance with Division of Personnel Administrative Rules Per 1205.01 (c).

#32 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY enter into an AMENDMENT to a contract with D&K Construction, 17 Wentworth Terrace, Dover, New Hampshire for the sole purpose of adding additional requirements to the existing contract, retroactive to January 21, 2000. This amendment raises the contract limitation from $42,600 to $61,950 and increase of $19,350.00.

PARI-MUTUEL COMMISSION

#33 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Streeter, seconded by Councilor Griffin, authorized to accept and place on file the Annual Report for the calendar year ending December 31, 1999.

DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#34 Authorized to establish a Program Assistant position through June 30, 2001 as specified in letter dated March 13, 2000. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

#35 Authorized to transfer $9,500 as specified in letter dated March 14, 2000. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

#36 Authorized to enter into an AMENDED interagency agreement with the NH Department of Health and Human Services to provide a Relapse Prevention Program for offenders under parole or probation supervision as an alternative to violation and subsequent incarceration at the state prison. [Initially approved on June 22, 1999 (Item #111)]. Amendment #1 increases the estimated agreement by $17,000.00 in FY 2000 and $17,000.00 in FY 2001 for a new total of $54,000.00.

#36A Authorized to hire William M. Peternal, DO as Senior Physician for the New Hampshire State Prison at the budgeted rate of Group Q1, Maximum Step, $105,082 yearly, effective upon Governor and Council approval.

#36B Authorized to enter into an agreement with Concord Fire Extinguisher Service, 22A Perley Street, Concord, NH in the total amount of $16,110 through July 31, 2002 to provide portable fire extinguisher and range guard maintenance, inspection, testing and recharging in the facilities.

BOARD OF MANUFACTURED HOUSING

#37 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized to accept a gift on behalf of the State in the amount of $723.00 for travel related expenses.

DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#38 Authorized Bureau of Ski Operations to accept and place on file the report of package plan programs and season passes issued for Cannon Mountain for the quarter ending March 31, 2000.

#39 Authorized to transfer funds in the amount of $40,000, for Cannon Mountain Ski Area, for the quarter ending March 31, 2000.

#40 Authorized Division of Parks and Recreation to expend $271,546 from the Parks Fund as specified in letter dated March 15, 2000. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

#41 Authorized to designate Department vehicles D1, D2, D4, and D5 as permanently assigned to the Commissioner and the Directors of Parks and Recreation, Economic Development, and Travel and Tourism Development, respectively.

#42 Authorized Office of Travel and Tourism Development to AMEND the contract with Wildmark, Inc., d/b/a Mail Call of Amherst, NH by $35,000.00 for a new total of $365,000.00 through June 30, 2000 for telemarketing/fulfillment services and mailing list sales.

#43 Authorized Design, Development and Maintenance to enter into an agreement with J. D. King, Henniker, NH, in the amount of $20,180.00 for painting of the Fox State Forest Buildings in Hillsboro, NH.

#44 Authorized to enter into an agreement with The Kendon Corp., Deerfield, NH in the total amount of $7,454.00 for a shelter slab foundation at Ellacoya State Park, Gilford, NH.

#45 Authorized Division of Forests and Lands to enter into Ice Storm Rural Fire Protection Equipment Grants in the amount of $498,171.92 with 73 New Hampshire communities as specified in letter of April 5, 2000.

#46 Authorized Division of Parks and Recreation, Bureau of Trails to enter into a Grant-in-Aid trail maintenance contract with the Pittsburg Ridge Runners in the total amount of $12,435.00.

#47 Authorized Division of Economic Development to award the grant under the Economic Development Matching Grants Program to the Town of Stratham in the amount of $7,300.00 through June 30, 2000 for Stratham Web Page and Brochure.

FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#48 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Colantuono, with Councilor Spaulding voting NO, Authorized to accept a $6,000.00 donation from the Meredith Rotary Club to be deposited into the Fisheries Donation Account.

#49 Authorized to establish a Forester I position through June 30, 2001, and transfer $7,136 in FY 2000 and $87,149 in FY 2001 from the Fish and Game Fund as specified in letter dated March 22, 2000. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

#50 Authorized to purchase 1.3 acres, more or less, of land on the Squam River in the Town of Holderness, NH from Squam Lakes Natural Science Center, for the sum of $45,500.00.

#51 Authorized to purchase 806 sq. feet, more or less, of land on the Squam River in the Town of Holderness, NH from CKH Trust for the sum of $400.00.

#52 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, authorized on behalf of the Great Bay National Estuarine Research reserve to enter into a SOLE SOURCE Memorandum of Agreement with the University of New Hampshire in the amount of $40,000 through June 30, 2000.

#53 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, authorized to enter into a contract with SyntegraTech, Inc of Bow, NH for an amount not to exceed $8,000.00 through June 30, 2000. SOLE SOURCE

#54 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, authorized to enter into a grant agreement with the Audubon Society of New Hampshire for a total amount of $22,500.00 through June 30, 2001 to continue surveys of Endangered and Threatened Bird Species. SOLE SOURCE

#55 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, authorized to enter into a agreement with Steven Fuller, 57 Church Street, Lebanon, NH for a total of $6,000.00 through June 30, 2001 to carry out monitoring, management, staff training, and recovery efforts for the endangered Karner Blue butterfly. SOLE SOURCE

#56 Authorized to enter into an agreement in the amount of $5,775.00 with Joe Brigham, Inc., Pembroke, NH through June 30, 2000 for aerial stocking and water sample collection (acid rain analysis) for remote, high altitude trout ponds.

DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#57 Authorized Air Resources Division to budget allocated FYOO State Permit funds under the provisions of RSA 125-C:12, in the amount of $15,500 through June 30, 2000.

#58 Authorized to accept $102,275 in federal funds in the US Environmental Protection Agency under the Non-point Source Program through June 30, 2001.

#59 Authorized partial grant funds from the US Environmental Protection Agency to initiate a multi-faceted Environmental Compliance Measurement Project; and (2) Contract with the Northeast Waste Management Officials Association to support two EPA pre-approved regional environmental compliance measures projects.

#60 Authorized to establish an Environmentalist IV position through June 30, 2001 as specified in their letter dated February 24, 2000. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

#61 Authorized Water Division, Maintenance Section under the authority of RSA 481:32, to budget unallocated Maintenance of Dams funds in the amount of $71,000 for FY00.

#62 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY enter into a contractual agreement with Research Triangle Institute, 3040 Cornwallis Road, Research Triangle Park, NH retroactive to April 1, 2000 to September 30, 2000 in an amount not to exceed $10,875.00 to provide all staff, facilities and equipment to accomplish the preparation and gravimetric analysis of environmental samples, specifically, PM2.5 filters, collected by the New Hampshire fine particle sampling network.

#63 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY AMEND a contract with Souhegan Watershed Association, 157 Naticook Road, Merrimack, NH retroactive to January 1, 2000 through December 31, 2000. This is a time extension request and involves no new funds.

#64 Authorized Waste Management Division to enter into a grant agreement with the Androscoggin Valley Regional Disposal District for an amount not to exceed $5,314.25 through September 20, 2000 for the purpose of conducting a household hazardous waste collection project.

#65 Authorized to enter into a matching grant agreement with the Northwood Lake Watershed Association in the amount of $9,225.00, through July 30, 2000 for the purpose of aquatic weed control.

#66 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY enter into a grant agreement with the Carroll County Conservation District, 73 Main Street, Conway, NH in the amount of $23,300 retroactive to December 31, 1999 through June 30, 2001.

#67 Authorized to enter into a grant agreement with the Green Mountain Conservation Group, PO Box 95, Effingham, NH in the amount of $12,000.00 through May 31, 2001. The Green Mountain Conservation Group will use their funds to focus on drinking water protection within the Ossipee watershed.

#68 Authorized to enter into a grant agreement with Pennichuck Water Works, 4 Water Street, Nashua, NH in the amount of $13,700.00 through February 28, 2001. The Pennichuck Water Works will implement pollution prevention and remediation measures for the second most developed sub-watershed in the watershed of the Pennichuck Ponds.

#69 Authorized grants to the following Municipalities: Manchester in the amount of $145,263 for the Design of Cohas Brook Interceptor, Phase I, Winnipesaukee River Basin Program in the amount of $89,754, Gilford Pumping Station/Force Main Rehab.

#70 Authorized the Supplemental Loan Agreement between the Department and the City of Portsmouth in the principal amount of $652,330.22 under the provisions of RSA 486:14 and NH Admin Rules Env-C 500 effective upon approval by Governor & Council for the closure of the Coakley Landfill.

#71 Authorized the Supplemental Loan Agreement between the Department and the Town of Newington in the principal amount of $64,353.77 under the provisions of RSA 486:14 and NH Admin Rules Env-C 500 effective upon approval by Governor & Council for the closure of the Coakley Landfill.

#72 Authorized the Supplemental Loan Agreement between the Department and the Town of New Durham in the principal amount of $558,000 under the provisions of RSA 486:14 and NH Admin Rules Env-C 500 effective upon approval by Governor & Council for the closure of the Town's unlined landfill.

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
Office of Administration

#73 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Colantuono, seconded by Councilor Streeter, authorized Office of Family Services to reclassify position 12540 from Case Technician II, salary grade 15, to Technical Support Specialist I, salary grade 16. This position is currently filled.

Office of Finance

#74 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Colantuono, authorized the Department as administrator of the Social Security Program, to AMEND the agreement between the Secretary of the US Department of Health and Human Services and the State of New Hampshire on behalf of the Town of Lyman, for the purpose of adopting the optional exclusion from Social Security and Medicare coverage the services performed by election officials or election workers for each calendar year in which the remuneration paid for such services is less than $1,000.

Office of Information Systems

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#75 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Seneca Corporation, d/b/a Seneca Support Technologies, 8320 Old Courthouse Road, Vienna, Virginia, in a total amount not to exceed $1,481,188 through August 31, 2002.

#76 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, authorized to RETROACTIVELY enter into an agreement with Computer Express, Inc., Wakefield, MA in an amount not to exceed $3,000.00 for the purpose of technical consulting services and computer application documentation services. SOLE SOURCE

#77 Authorized the Department to accept and expend $207,052 in federal funds and $11,680 in other funds, and transfer $581,087 in general funds, as specified in letter dated March 23, 2000. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

#78 Authorized the Department to accept and expend $100,862 in federal funds and $18,801 in other funds, and transfer $1,244,713 in general funds, as specified in letter dated March 23, 2000. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

#79 Authorized the Department to accept and expend $256,996 in federal funds, and decrease revenue adjustments of $48,986 in other funds and transfer $2,429,545 in general funds, as specified in letter dated April 3, 2000. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

#80 Authorized Division of Family Assistance to AMEND its existing Agreement with Deloitte Consulting LLC, 2500 One PPG Place, Pittsburgh, PA [Initially approved on June 22, 1999 (Item #156A) and subsequently amended on November 10, 1999 (Item #85)], by increasing the Agreement by $5,000,000 from $9,666,666 to $14,666,666, effective upon approval by Governor and Council.

Office of Community and Public Health

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#81 Authorized to accept and expend $2,918,378 in federal Medicaid funds, and transfer $2,915,463 in general fund-unrestricted revenue, as specified in letter dated March 20, 2000. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

#82 Authorized the Special Medical Services Bureau, to enter into an agreement with Child Health Services, Manchester, NH in an amount no to exceed $141,761.00 through June 30, 2001.

#83 Authorized to AMEND an existing agreement with Lakes Region General Hospital, Laconia, NH [Initially approved on July 21, 1999 (Item #174)], by increasing the dollar amount by $42,000 to $84,000 through June 30, 2001.

#84 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Griffin, with Councilor Colantuono voting NO, authorized to AMEND an existing agreement with The Feminist Health Center of Portsmouth, Greenland, NH [Initially approved on June 22, 1999 (Item #184)], by increasing the dollar amount by $26,140 to $52,280 through June 30, 2001.

#85 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Griffin, with Councilor Streeter abstaining, authorized to AMEND an existing agreement with City of Nashua, NH [Initially approved on June 22, 1999 (Item #196)], by increasing the dollar amount by $203,899 to $416,366 through June 30, 2001.

#86 Authorized Office of Program Support, Bureau of Health Facilities Administration to RETROACTIVELY waive Administrative Rule Adm. 308:05 (c) for Glenn martin, Program Reviewer, to drive to the federal Health Care Financing Administration's Long-Term Care Basis Surveyor Training Course from Concord, NH to Hunt Valley, Maryland, which exceeds the 300 mile radius rule, effective retroactive to April 1, 2000 through April 8, 2000. Cost of re-imbursement is for approximately 500 miles each way.

Elderly and Adult Services

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#87 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Griffin, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, authorized to enter into an agreement with Merrimack County Nursing Home, Boscawen, NH in an amount not to exceed $27,000.00 through April 30, 2001 to provide Long Term Care Assessment and Counseling services to Medicaid applicants to nursing facilities in Merrimack County. SOLE SOURCE

#88 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY AMEND an existing Agreement with Weeks Medical Center (formerly Weeks Home Health Services, Inc.), Lancaster, NH to provide Homemaker and Home Health Aide Services, [Initially approved on June 9, 1999 (Item #92)], by increasing the contract by $870.24 from $79,641.76 to $80,512.00 through June 30, 2001.

Children, Youth & Families

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#89 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY AMEND an agreement with Lutheran Social Services of New England, Inc., of Natick, MA and Concord, NH amended on December 17, 1997 (Item #77), November 18, 1998 (Item #94) and June 22, 1999 (Item L) as specified in letter of March 14, 2000. This amendment would increase the contract amount by $17,386 retroactive to October 1, 1999 to a new Price Limitation of $2,280,827.

#90 Authorized to AMEND an agreement with JSI Research and Training Institute, Inc., Boston, MA [Initially approved on June 22, 1999 (Late Item #J)], by extending the completion date from May 31, 2000 to June 31, 2000.

#91 Authorized Division of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention and Recovery to award 14 one-year grants totaling $1,487,397.94 with the option for renewal for two subsequent years pending acceptable performance and receipt of anticipated federal funding, as specified to the organizations and in the amounts in letter dated April 5, 2000 through May 30, 2001.

#92 Authorized Division of Behavioral Health to enter into an Agreement with Merrimack Valley Assistance Program, 8 Wall Street, Concord, NH in an amount not to exceed $507,618.00. This amount represents an award effective retroactive to January 1, 2000 through October 5, 2002.

#93 Authorized Division of Behavioral Health to RETROACTIVELY enter into an agreement with The Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester, Inc., 401 Cypress Street, Manchester, NH in an amount not to exceed $197,526.00. This amount represents an award effective retroactive to January 1, 2000 through December 31, 2001.

#94 Authorized Developmental Services to AMEND with the Area Agency for Developmental Services of Greater Nashua, Inc., 144 Canal Street, Nashua, NH [Initially approved on June 9, 1999 (Item #79)], by increasing the price limitation by $199,800 from $614,828 to $814,628 through June 30, 2000.

NEW HAMPSHIRE HOSPITAL

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#95 Authorized to AMEND the Consultants List [Initially approved on June 22, 1999 (Item #251) by adding Mary Adams, Albanian language interpreter, 93 Hudson St., Manchester, NH at the rate of $50.00 per hour through June 30, 2001.

#96 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY AMEND the Consultants List originally approved on June 22, 1999, (Item #251)], by adding Rosetta Stone Associates, 34 Franklin Street, Nashua, NH at the rate of $60.00. This amendment shall become effective retroactive to April 1, 2000 through June 30, 2001.

#97 Authorized to enter into a contract with Dictaphone Corporation, 900 Middlesex Turnpike, Billerica, MA in the amount of $10,030 to provide maintenance and repair services for the Hospital's digital dictating equipment.

DEPARTMENT OF YOUTH DEVELOPMENT SERVICES

#98 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized to transfer $32,000 as specified in letter dated March 17, 2000. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

NEW HAMPSHIRE VETERANS HOME

#99 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Griffin, authorized to accept, with thanks, one 1990 Lincoln Towncar, serial number ILNLM81F8LY628005, with an approximate value of $3,500.00.

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#100 Authorized to accept and expend registration fees in the amount of $15.00 from each participant for a meeting to be held at the Department of Education on May 5, 2000 entitled ESL Literacy Workshop. (2) Authorized to accept and expend registration fees in the amount of $15.00 from each participant for a meeting to be held at the Department of Education on May 5, 2000, entitled Aligning the TESOL Standards with the NH Curriculum Frameworks.

#101 Authorized the Division of Adult Learning and Rehabilitation to enter into a contract with The Practice Sentry, LLC, Burlington, MA at a total cost not to exceed $100,118.88 through September 30, 2001 to facilitate and guide the professional development of vocational rehabilitation counselors.

#102 Authorized to enter into a contract with Manfred F. Drewski, sole proprietor, Concord, NH in an amount not to exceed $14,510 to investigate special education complaints through June 30, 2001.

#103 Authorized to participate in a three-day conference sponsored by NH Association of Educational Office Professionals to be held at the Grand Summit Resort Hotel & Conference Center, Bartlett, NH, May 3-5, 2000 at a total cost not to exceed $3,563.00.

#104 Authorized to enter into a contract with New England Micrographics, Manchester, NH in an amount not to exceed $15,572 to archive federal records by scanning onto CD-ROM through December 30, 2000.

#105 Authorized Division of Adult Learning and Rehabilitation Services to enter into a contract with Impact Strategies, Weare, NH in an amount not to exceed $35,000.00 to provide co-project management of the NH Case Management System Phase II application development.

#106 Authorized to enter into with the University of New Hampshire Office of Sponsored Research in an amount not to exceed $35,000 through September 30, 2000 to provide school districts with technical support in data collection and analysis.

NH COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE SYSTEM

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#107 Authorized to reclassify the vacant position of TI/C Professor, #13409, Labor Grade 24, A180, to a Program Specialist III, LG22, A000, at the NHCTC-Nashua.

#108 Authorized to reclassify the vacant position of Program Planner I, #19574, Labor Grade 18, A000, to a Secretary II, LG08, A000, at the NHCTC-Nashua.

#109 Authorized to accept and expend grant funds from the New Hampshire Higher Education Assistance Foundation in the amount of $11,000.00 through March 28, 2001.

#110 Authorized to extend the program period for the grant entitled "Project on Death in America", as funded by the Open Society Institute's Faculty Scholars Program from June 30, 2000 to March 31, 2001.

#111 Authorized to enter into an agreement with New England Paving Company, PO Box 1933, Seabrook, NH in an amount not to exceed $10,000 for the purpose of paving the parking lot of Pease Campus.

DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#112 Authorized the Division of State Police to RETROACTIVELY reimburse Major Mark Furlone for a trip, by state automobile, over 300 miles, to Quantico, VA March 22, 2000 to March 25, 2000. The cost incurred was $128.60.

#113 Authorized to transfer $30,000 as specified in letter dated March 6, 2000. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

#114 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Colantuono, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, authorized to enter into a 3-year SOLE SOURCE seasonal agreement with NHCTC of Laconia, NH at a total cost of $23,500 to provide classroom space as well as parking lot space for Motorcycle Rider Training Programs. SOLE SOURCE

Division of Safety Services

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

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

#116 Authorized permit application for renewal of Lake Forest Property Owners Association located on Squam Lake in Holderness, NH, as recommended by the Department of Safety, Division of Safety Services for a congregate mooring field under the authority of RSA 270:67. Port Wedeln Association had been previously issued a permit for 12 moorings in 1994. It is recommended that the application be approved for a total of 12 moorings.

#117 Authorized permit application for renewal of Leighton Estates Association located on Lake Winnipesaukee in Sanbornton, NH, as recommended by the Department of Safety, Division of Safety Services for a congregate mooring field under the authority of RSA 270:67. Leighton Estates Association had been previously issued a permit for 8 moorings in 1995. It is recommended that the application be approved for a total of 8 moorings.

#118 Authorized permit application for renewal of Mallards Landing Association located on Lake Winnipesaukee in Belmont, NH, as recommended by the Department of Safety, Division of Safety Services for a congregate mooring field under the authority of RSA 270:67. Mallards Landing Association had been previously issued a permit for 26 moorings in 1995. It is recommended that the application be approved for a total of 33 moorings as per the revised map dated March 31, 2000.

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#119 Authorized to accept and place on file the Informational Item "Equipment Acquisition Plan Status Report" for the period ending March 31, 2000.

#120 Authorized the Contemplated Award List for the period March 22, 2000 through April 4, 2000.

#121 Authorized Bureau of Rail and Transit to transfer and expend an amount not to exceed $107,000 from the Special Railroad Fund to purchase railroad cross-ties and other track materials for the continue rehabilitation of the Mountain Division railroad line in Bartlett and Hart's Location, as specified in letter dated March 23, 2000. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

#122 Authorized to AMEND the Agreement with Nashua Regional Planning Commission, 115 Main Street, Nashua, NH to undertake certain transportation related planning activities for a fee not to exceed $642,252.00 through June 30, 2001.

#123 Authorized to AMEND the existing agreement with Nashua Regional Planning Commission. The Price Limitation on Page 2, Article II, Part A reads "a basic lump sum of $108,600.00". The amendment changes the "Price Limitation" to $139,499.94.

#124 Authorized to enter into a contract with Cianbro Corporation, Hunnewell Square, Pittsfield, ME for a lump sum price of $49,400.00 for the purpose of removal of lead based paint from Bailey Bridge components statewide.

#125 Authorized to enter into a service agreement with ATS Rheosystems, 52 Georgetown Road, Bordentown, NJ in the amount of $5,900.00 for the period of date of Governor and Council approval, to extend one year, for the purposes of providing preventative maintenance, repair, calibration and support services as required for the Dynamic Shear Rheometer.

#126 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Kathy Patten Hanson, Meetinghouse Hill Road, Deerfield, NH for a total lump-sum fee of $13,000.00 for the artistic enhancement of the I-95 Seabrook Welcome Center with a completion date of August 4, 2000.

#127 Authorized to modify the Department's Agreement for engineering and environmental services with Parsons Transportation Group, by increasing the total amount payable under the Agreement by $647,414.36 from $10,947,022.29 to $11,594,436.65.

#128 Authorized to modify the Department's Agreement for engineering and architectural services with CLD Consulting Engineers, Inc, 540 Commercial Street, Manchester, NH by increasing the total lump sum fee payable under the Agreement by $13,967.00 from $125,284.00 to $139,251.00.

#129 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Maguire Group Inc., 100 Griffin Road, Unit D, Portsmouth, NH and 225 Foxborough Boulevard, Foxborough, MA for a time-and-materials fee not to exceed $400,000.00.

#130 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Vanasse Hangen Brustlin, Inc., Kilton Road, Six Bedford Farms, Suite 607, Bedford, NH and 101 Walnut Street, Watertown, MA for a time-and-materials fee not to exceed $400,000.00.

#131 Authorized to transfer control to NH Fish and Game Department .31 of an acre parcel of State owned land in Holderness and a portion of the old NH Route 113 highway easement as shown on the plan attached to letter of April 6, 2000.

#132 Authorized to transfer a parcel of State owned land containing 1500 square feet located in the Town of Bartlett to Phillip I. Marie, Sr. and Patricia A. Rowe at no cost as outlined in letter of March 28, 2000.

#133 Authorized to transfer 0.43 of an acre parcel of State owned land and quitclaim whatever interest the State may have in a portion of the Old NH Route 113 highway easement to the Town of Holderness, as shown on the plan attached to letter of April 5, 2000. This transfer is to be at no cost to the Town of Holderness or the State.

#134 Authorized to quitclaim whatever interest the State may have in a portion of the Old NH Route 113 highway easement as shown on the plan attached to letter of April 5, 2000 and where it abuts land of CKH Trust in the Town of Holderness. This transfer is proposed at a cost of $400.00 to the NH Fish and Game Department.

#135 Authorized to increase Contact #336290 with Yates Electric Service, Inc., Durham, NH by $7,000.00. This changes the original total of $51,000.00 to a revised total of $58,000.00.

#136 Authorized to enter into a contract with Rodd Roofing, Inc., 49 Perkins Street, St. Johnsbury, VT for a lump sum price of $365,000.00 for the purpose of Roof Replacement, Health and Human Services' Building, Concord, NH.

#137 Authorized to increase the contingency for Contract #336226 with Alvin J. Coleman and Son, Inc., Conway, NH by $320,000.00 from $209,258.03 to $529,400.50.

#138 Authorized to increase the contingency for Contract #336150 with Austin Construction, Inc., d/b/a Stephen E. Austin, Concord, VT by $319,000.00 form $142,785.42 to $461,785.42.

#139 Authorized to increase the contingency for Contract #336211 with Busby Construction Co., inc., Atkinson, NH by $330,000.00 (from $156,049.95 to $486,049.95.

#140 Authorized contract with Pike Industries, Inc., Belmont, NH on the basis of low bid of $942,437.74. This contract provides for night pavement resurfacing in the Towns of Hampton, North Hampton, and in the Cities of Portsmouth, Dover and Rochester.

#141 Authorized contract with Pike Industries, Inc., Belmont, NH on the basis of a low bid of $823,620.00. This contract provides for night payment resurfacing in the City of Manchester and the Town of Hooksett.

#142 Authorized contract with DeLucca Fence Co., Inc., Methuen, MA on the basis of a low bid of $1,436,017.00. This contract consists of guardrail and curb replacement on I-93 at Exit 19 from bridge #54 to bridge #56 and from the Exit 30 on ramp north to the Connecticut River near bridge #147.

#143 Authorized contract with Continental Paving, Inc., Londonderry, NH on the basis of a low bid of $2,318,664.25. This contract provides for roadway reconstruction and signalization work on US 3 and Back River Road.

#144 Authorized contract with Continental Paving, Inc., Concord, NH on the basis of a low bid of $17,839,108.02. This contract provides for safety improvements, rock removal, and bridge rehabilitation and pavement rehabilitation on I-89 beginning 0.3 miles south of Exit 12A continuing north 7.2 miles to 0.3 miles north of Exit 13.

#145 Authorized contact with Weaver Bros. Construction Co., Inc., Concord, NH on the basis of a low bid of $2,574,066.25. This contract consists of pavement rehabilitation and safety improvements along NH Route 11.

#146 Authorized contact with Weaver Bros. Construction Co., Inc., Concord, NH on the basis of a low bid of $3,189,898.90. This contract consists of roadway reconstruction on NH 106 with Lamprey Road, Farrarville road, Dutile Road, Leavitt Road, Bishop Road and Plummer Hill Road.

#147 Authorized contract with Modern Protective Coatings, Inc., Hudson, NH on the basis of a low bid of $395,000.00. This contract provides for maintenance repainting of the NH Route I-B (Wentworth Road), Bascule Lift Bridge over Little Harbor.

#148 Authorized contract with The Lane Construction Corp., Meriden, CT on the basis of a single bid of $3,012,784.25. This contract consists of pavement rehabilitation of NH Route 9 in the City of Keene.

#149 Authorized contract with Winterset, Inc., Lyndonville, VT on the basis of a low bid of $2,612,359.40. The project consists of bridge rehabilitation on the Vermont Highway 105 and Vermont Route 105 over the Connecticut River.

#150 Authorized contract with The Lane Construction Corp., Meriden, CT on the basis of a low bid of $2,131,260.25. This contract provides for pavement rehabilitation and safety improvements on US Route 202 and east of Route 124.

#151 TUITION REQUESTS

The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Streeter, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilor Colantuono voting NO on Item #B approved the following tuition requests:

A. ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES, Emergency Communications - Request permission to pay Franklin Pierce College, Concord, NH, the sum of $525.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Patricia Magoon, Administrative Supervisor, in the course entitled "Managerial Finance".

B. COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE - Request permission to pay University of Massachusetts, Lowell, MA, the sum of $1,280.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Jessica Price, Professor of Nursing, in the course entitled "Planning Process: Administration".

C. EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT - Request permission to pay New Hampshire College Continuing Education, Manchester, NH, the sum of $522.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Janice Wing, Business Administrator I, in the course entitled "Mathematical Concepts and Techniques for Business".

D. ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Request permission to pay Franklin Pierce College, Concord, NH, the sum of $525.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Kathy Ann LaBonte, Accountant II, in the course entitled "Human Resource Management".

E. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Division of Child Support Services - Request permission to pay New Hampshire College, Manchester, NH, the sum of $975.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Paul Towle, Support Enforcement Officer I, in the course entitled "Project in Community Economic Development".

F. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Office of Family Services - Request permission to pay Springfield College, Manchester, NH, the sum of $960.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Patti Fowler, Statistical Clerk III, in the course entitled "Project in Community Development and Social Change".

G. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Office of Family Services - Request permission to pay College for Lifelong Learning, Bow, NH, the sum of $669.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Melody Braley, Supervisor IV, in the course entitled "Advanced Software Tools".

H. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Office of Finance - Request permission to pay Franklin Pierce College, Concord, NH, the sum of $525.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Wendy L. Dufresne, Administrator III, in the course entitled "Effective Speaking Skills".

I. HOSPITAL - Request permission to pay University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, the sum of $137.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Victoria Shouldis, Mental Health Worker III, in the course entitled "Research II: Statistics".

J. HOSPITAL - Request permission to pay Springfield College, Manchester, NH, the sum of $720.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Lisa Lassonde, Executive Secretary, in the course entitled "Practicum with the Legislature". K. TRANSPORTATION - Request permission to pay New Hampshire College, Manchester, NH, the sum of $1,392.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling R.J. Sparks, Project Manager, in the course entitled "Seminar in Global Business Strategy", also to pay Franklin Pierce College, Concord, NH, the sum of $262.50 for the sole purpose of enrolling Tim Davis, Clerk of the Works, in the course entitled "Human Resource Management", also to pay Franklin Pierce College, Concord, NH, the sum of $262.50 for the sole purpose of enrolling Tim Davis, Clerk of the Works, in the course entitled "International Marketing", also to pay New Hampshire College, Manchester, NH, the sum of $261.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Mike Brown, Supervisor of Tolls, in the course entitled "Strategic Management and Policy", also to pay New Hampshire Community Technical College, Laconia, NH, the sum of $190.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Mike Curley, Engineering Technician IV, in the course entitled "Software Design", also to pay New Hampshire Community Technical College, Laconia, NH, the sum of $190.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Mike Curley, Engineering Technician IV, in the course entitled "Intro to the Internet".

#152 TRAVEL REQUESTS

The Governor and Executive Council approved the following travel requests:

A. ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Request permission for (1) employee, Chris A. Simmers, One Stop Program Manager, or designee, to travel to Denver, CO, on May 3-6, 2000, to attend the Environmental Results Management Systems Workgroup Meeting. ALSO A CASH ADVANCE OF $585.00 IS REQUESTED FOR Chris A. Simmers. Total Cost: 1185.00. Source of Funds: 100% Federal Funds. No Registration Fee.

B. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Office of Family Services - Request permission for (1) employee, Anthony Rodrigues, Program Manager, or designee, to travel to Palisades, NY, on May 7-11, 2000, to attend the IBM Advanced Business Institute: "Management College". Permission is also requested for a waiver to exceed the 300-mile radius by private vehicle. Total Cost: 1188.00. Source of Funds: 50% Federal and 50% State Funds. No Registration Fee.

C. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Office of Planning & Research - Request permission for (1) employee, Lori Real, Director, or designee, to travel to Philadelphia, PA, on May 10-12, 2000, to attend the "Mission Possible" Bi-State Primary Care Meeting and the State Coverage Initiatives: Regional Workshop. Permission is also requested for a waiver to exceed the 300-mile radius by private vehicle. Total Cost: 512.50. Source of Funds: 100% Federal Funds. No Registration Fee.

LATE ITEMS

A. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION: Bureau of Public Works
Authorized to enter into an agreement with the Architecture Department, Main Street, Nashua, NH, In the amount of $81,600.00 for the purpose of professional architectural services for the design of NH Department of Environmental Services Field Operations Maintenance and Storage Facility.

B. Authorized the Commissioner of the Department to sell a parcel of state owned land totaling one
And six-tenths (1.6) acres located in the City of Concord to the Richmond Company, in exchange for the construction of two (2) new salt storage facilities to be used by the Department's Maintenance Forces.

C. DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES: New Hampshire Health and Education Facilities Authority
Authorized the Report and Findings of Councilor Raymond S. Burton with regard to Valley Regional Regional Hospital, Claremont, NH.

D. DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY
Authorized travel request for using state vehicle over 300 miles.

Item removed from Table

#Late Item H
The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Colantuono, voted to remove Late Item #H which was tabled at the April 12, 2000 Governor and Executive Council Meeting. Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Colantuono with Councilor Streeter voting NO, voted to approve 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 May 10, 2000 at 10:30 a.m. at the State House, Concord, New Hampshire.

The Honorable Board then adjourned.

 

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