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May 9, 2001
 

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GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MINUTES
State House, Concord, New Hampshire
May 9, 2001
10:30 a.m.
#8

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

The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton, accepted the minutes of April 11, 2001 with the following amendment:

Item #126 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized the appointment of a special committee to conduct a public hearing on alterations to be made to Us Route 302 and NH Route 10 in the Towns of Haverhill and Bath. The Governor appointed Councilor Burton to serve as Chairman and Councilors Spaulding and Griffin to serve as the other members of a special committee.

The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Griffin seconded by Councilor Spaulding, confirmed the appointment of several persons nominated for Civil Commissions from the April 11, 2001 meeting.

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

The following representative-elect was sworn into office by the Governor and Executive Council:

Cheshire County District No. 11
George Liebl, r, Swanzey (12 Centerview Circle) 03446

RESIGNATIONS

The Governor and Executive Council accepted the following resignations:

CHRISTA MCAULIFFE PLANETARIUM COMMISSION
Terence T. Hendricks, Lincoln, RI
Effective: Upon acceptance of resignation
Reason: Moved out of state

NH MUNICIPAL BOND BANK
Scott B. Walters, New London
Effective: Upon acceptance of resignation
Reason: Personal

BOARD OF LICENSING AND REGULATION OF PLUMBERS
Alfred Meyers, Hooksett
Public Member
Effective: April 12, 2001
Reason: Personal

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

CHILDREN, YOUTH AND FAMILIES ADVISORY BOARD
Kay Wagner, Portsmouth
Rockingham County
Effective: Upon acceptance of resignation
Reason: Personal

COMMISSIONER: REGIONAL COMMUNITY-TECHNICAL COLLEGE SYSTEM Glenn DuBois, Tilton
Effective: July 16, 2001
Reason: Accepted position out of state PERSONNEL APPEALS BOARD James J. Barry (r), Manchester Alternate
Effective: Upon acceptance of resignation
Reason: Personal CONFIRMATIONS The Governor confirmed the following: COMPENSATION APPEALS BOARD
Christopher Regan, Durham
Attorney
Reappointment
Effective: May 9, 2001
TERM: April 14, 2005

FIRE STANDARDS AND TRAINING COMMISSION
John Hoglund, Nashua
Insurance Services Office Recommendation
Reappointment
Effective: May 9, 2001
TERM: April 14, 2004

HAZARDOUS WASTE FACILITY SITING BOARD
Milton Meyers, Goffstown
Reappointment
Effective: May 9, 2001
TERM: December 28, 2004

BOARD OF HEARING CARE PROVIDERS
Caroletta C. Alicea, Boscawen
Public Member
Succeeding: Claire Clark, Boscawen (reached term limit)
Effective: May 9, 2001
TERM: April 23, 2003

David Cieliczka, Hooksett
Audiologist
Succeeding: Dana Fiske, Portsmouth (reached term limit)
Effective: May 9, 2001
TERM: April 23, 2003

Herbert J. Hodgdon II, Epsom
Hearing Aid Dealer
Succeeding: Norman Fournier, Manchester (reached term limit)
Effective: May 9, 2001
TERM: April 23, 2003

Arthur G. Jillette, Jr., Goshen
Public Member
Succeeding: Bradley M. Lown, Portsmouth (reached term limit)
Effective: May 9, 2001
TERM: April 23, 2003

STATE LIBRARY ADVISORY COUNCIL
Patricia M. Skinner (r), Windham
Succeeding: Sharon Christie (d), Newport
Effective: May 9, 2001
TERM: July 26, 2003

BOARD OF REGISTRATION IN MEDICINE
Cynthia S. Cooper, Durham
Reappointment
Effective: May 9, 2001
TERM: April 21, 2006

PARI-MUTUEL COMMISSION
Warren Leary, Alton
Reappointment
Effective: May 9, 2001
TERM: April 9, 2004

POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION COMMISSION
Ronald P. Murro, Lyman
Rep. A college not a member of the NH College and University Council
Succeeding: David A. Boisvert, Bow (resigned)
Effective: May 9, 2001
TERM: June 30, 2005

NH REAL ESTATE COMMISSION
Pauline A. Ikawa, Manchester
Public Member
Succeeding: Richard Verrochi, Amherst (reached term limit)
Effective: May 9, 2001
TERM: September 15, 2005

ADVISORY COUNCIL ON UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION
Daniel P. Manning, Manchester
Labor/Employees
Reappointment
Effective: May 9, 2001
TERM: March 26, 2004

Paul G. Needham, Derry
Employers
Reappointment
Effective: May 9, 2001
TERM: March 26, 2004

NOMINATIONS

The Governor nominated the following:

AMERICAN AND CANADIAN FRENCH CULTURAL EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Adele Boufford Baker, Manchester
Vacancy
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: Two years from date of confirmation

Albert E. Nault, Campton
Vacancy
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: Two years from date f confirmation

ATHLETIC TRAINERS BOARD
John J. O'Connor, Concord
Physician/practice of sports and medicine
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: March 18, 2004

AVIATION USERS ADVISORY BOARD
Paul E. Fleming, Manchester
Aviation Association of NH
Succeeding: David Fletcher, Sandown (resigned)
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: April 23, 2004

CONNECTICUT RIVER VALLEY RESOURCE COMMISSION
Robert W. Christie, Lancaster
Statewide Conservation Organization
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: January 22, 2004

Robert Ritchie, Piermont
Agriculture
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: February 10, 2004

BERLIN DISTRICT COURT SPECIAL JUSTICE
Thomas A. Rappa, Jr., Woodsville
Succeeding: Arthur H. K. Davis, Gorham (resigned)
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: Until you reach 70 years of age

GORHAM DISTRICT COURT JUSTICE
Thomas A. Rappa, Jr., Woodsville
Succeeding: Arthur H. K. Davis, Gorham (resigned)
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: Until you reach 70 years of age

FISH & GAME COMMISSION
Nelson M. Russell (i), Sandwich
Succeeding: Richard F. Patch, Glen
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: June 29, 2006

HAZARDOUS MATERIAL TRANSPORTATION ADVISORY BOARD
Andrew C. Reed, South Hampton
Hazardous Material Carrier Industry
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: January 30, 2004

CHRISTA MCAULIFFE PLANETARIUM COMMISSION
Francis J. Haines, Jr., North Sutton
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: April 7, 2004

NH MUNICIPAL BOND BANK
James E. Tibbetts, Colebrook
Succeeding: Scott B. Walters, New London (resigned)
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: July 1, 2004

WARDEN: NH STATE PRISON FOR WOMEN
Richard M. Gerry, Bow
Succeeding: Jeanne North, Concord (Acting Warden)
Effective: Upon confirmation
Salary: Group M, Step 4-$56,712
TERM: Serves at the pleasure of the Commissioner of the Department of Correction

RAILROAD APPEALS BOARD
Francis X. Quinn, Jr., Portsmouth
Legal Profession
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: April 23, 2004

COMMISSIONER: NH REGIONAL COMMUNITY-TECHNICAL COLLEGE SYSTEM
John O' Donnell, Ph. D., Beverly, MA
Succeeding: Glenn DuBois, Tilton (resigned)
Effective: July 16, 2001
Salary: Group P Maximum $76,603
TERM: July 1, 2003

SKYHAVEN AIRPORT OPERATION COMMISSION
Fred Hochgraf, Durham
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: April 19, 2004

TRANSPORTATION APPEALS BOARD
Barry Lussier, Manchester
Prof. Engineer
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: April 23, 2004

TRAVEL AND TOURISM ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Frank A. Swierz, Manchester
Rep. Regional or State-wide Trade Association
Succeeding: Jeffrey Lyons, Pembroke (resigned)
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: December 1, 2002

BOARD OF VETERINARY MEDICINE
Craig Kelleher, North Hampton
Succeeding: Thomas Adams, Derry
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: March 5, 2006

WETLANDS COUNCIL
W. Michael Dannehy, Woodsville
Member of Soil or Water Conservation District
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: December 6, 2003

BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY

#1 Authorized to hold a Public Hearing with respect to the financing of a commercial facility by the Business Finance Authority for Wreath School of New Hampshire, Inc. located in Plymouth, New Hampshire. Action will 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 Colantuono - Yes:
Councilor Wheeler - Yes.

EXTRACT FROM THE MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE GOVERNOR AND COUNCIL HELD MAY 9, 2001 IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBER, STATE HOUSE, CONCORD

At 11:00 a.m. the Governor announced that the next matter to be considered would be the financing of a commercial facility project by the Business Finance Authority for Wreath School of New Hampshire, Inc. in the Town of Plymouth and declared that the public hearing on the subject had commenced. She said that she and the members of the Council had received the written recommendation of the Authority and other documentation and information with respect to the project. The Governor said that the meeting would then hear anyone wishing to speak on the subject. Michael Donahue, Senior Credit Officer of the Authority, briefly explained the project, and emphasized that the credit of the State was not involved. 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 SUPPLEMENTING THE RESOLUTION PASSED ON JANUARY 24, 2001 UNDER RSA 162-I:9 WITH RESPECT TO THE FINANCING OF A COMMERCIAL FACILITY BY THE BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY FOR WREATH SCHOOL OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, INC. " and moved its adoption, which was seconded by Councilor Griffin. After discussion of the resolution, the Governor called for a vote on the motion. Those voting in favor were: the Governor and Councilor Burton, Councilor Spaulding, Councilor Griffin, Councilor Colantuono and Councilor Wheeler; those abstaining were Councilor(s): None; and those voting against were Councilor(s): None. The Governor declared that the resolution was passed.

A RESOLUTION SUPPLEMENTING THE RESOLUTION PASSED JANUARY 24, 2001 UNDER RSA 162-I:9 WITH RESPECT TO THE FINANCING OF A COMMERCIAL FACILITY BY THE BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY FOR WREATH SCHOOL OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, INC.

WHEREAS, the Governor and Council approved a resolution on January 24, 2001 relating to the issuance of approximately $1,500,000 of revenue bonds under RSA 162-I (the "Act") for Wreath School of New Hampshire, Inc. (the "Borrower") in Plymouth;

WHEREAS, the Governor and Council have received from the Business Finance Authority (the "Authority") its written notification that the Borrower is now planning to increase the principal amount of the borrowing to $2,000,000 and to utilize variable rate demand revenue bonds in a weekly mode with a KeyBank Letter of Credit in the amount of $2,000,000;

WHEREAS, the Governor and Council have received from the Authority its written recommendation that the Governor and Council make certain findings and a determination pursuant to the Act with respect to the financing of an commercial facility for the Borrower in Plymouth by the Authority's issuance of $2,000,000 Variable Rate Demand Revenue Bonds and the loan of the proceeds of the Bonds to the Borrower to finance the Project;

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 and Determination. 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 reaffirm their findings, ultimate finding and determination of January 24, 2001 with respect to the project under the Act.

Section 2. Approval. The Governor and Council hereby amends its resolution passed January 24, 2001 to allow for the increase in principal of the borrowing to $2,000,000, the issuance of variable rate demand revenue bonds and the use of a KeyBank letter of credit. The Governor and Council hereby 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 May 9, 2001.

#2 Authorized to hold a Public Hearing with respect to the contract "Capital Access Program: Lender Participation Agreement" with Profile Bank, FSB. Action will Authorized Resolutions under RSA 162-A:18 to determine the contract will serve a public use, provide public benefit, the proposed participating bank is qualified to participate, appropriate measures have been taken to ensure CAP loans will be made under the requirements of the Act, the contract complies with RSA 162-A:12, and reasonable precautions have been made to minimize loss, all within the policy and authority of the Act.
A roll call vote was requested, the results are as follows:
Councilor Burton - Yes:
Councilor Spaulding - Yes:
Councilor Griffin - Yes:
Councilor Colantuono - Yes:
Councilor Wheeler - Yes.

EXTRACT FROM THE MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE GOVERNOR AND COUNCIL HELD ON MAY 9, 2001 COUNCIL CHAMBER, CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE

At approximately 11:05 a.m., the Governor announced that the next matter to be considered would be the proposed contract entitled "Capital Access Program : Lender Participation Agreement" with the following bank: Profile Bank, FSB and declared that the public hearing on the subject had commenced. She said that she and the members of the Council had received written material from the Authority with respect to the proposed execution of the agreement. The Governor then said that the meeting would hear anyone wishing to speak on the subject and introduced Michael Donahue, Senior Credit Officer Director of the Authority who briefly explained the proposed contract. The Governor then repeated that the proceedings were a public hearing and asked whether any other person wished to speak; there being none, Councilor Spaulding introduced a resolution entitled "A RESOLUTION UNDER RSA 162-A:18 APPROVING THE EXECUTION OF THE STANDARD CONTRACT ENTITLED 'CAPITAL ACCESS PROGRAM : LENDER PARTICIPATION AGREEMENT' OF THE BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY OF THE STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE BY THE PROFILE BANK, FSB" and moved its adoption, which was seconded by Councilor Colantuono. There being no discussion, the Governor called for a vote on the motion. Those voting in favor were: The Governor and Councilor Spaulding, Councilor Burton, Councilor Griffin, Councilor Colantuono, and Councilor Wheeler; those abstaining were Councilor(s): None; and those voting against were Councilor(s): None. The Governor declared that the resolution was passed.

A RESOLUTION UNDER RSA 162-A:18 APPROVING THE EXECUTION OF THE STANDARD CONTRACT ENTITLED "CAPITAL ACCESS PROGRAM: LENDER PARTICIPATION AGREEMENT" OF THE BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY OF THE STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE BY PROFILE BANK, FSB

WHEREAS, the Governor and Council (the "Governor and Council") of the State of New Hampshire (the "State") have previously, upon recommendation of the Business Finance Authority of the State of New Hampshire (the "Authority"), approved the Authority's standard contract entitled "CAPITAL ACCESS PROGRAM: LENDER PARTICIPATION AGREEMENT" (the "Standard Contract") by resolution dated September 2, 1992 (the "Approving Resolution"); and

WHEREAS, at the time of such approval of the Standard Contract, the Governor and Council made, upon recommendation of the Authority, certain findings and determinations pursuant to RSA 162-A:18 with respect to the approval of the Standard Contract, which findings and determinations are stated in the Approving Resolution;

WHEREAS, in the Approving Resolution, the Governor and Council authorized the Authority to take necessary and appropriate steps to cause the execution of the Standard Contract with qualifying State banking institutions; and

WHEREAS, acting pursuant to the direction of the Authority, the Executive Director of the Authority has received interest from Profile Bank, FSB (the "Specific Bank") to execute the Standard Contract and participate in the Authority's Capital Access Program through such execution; and

WHEREAS, the Executive Director of the Authority has examined such information as he has deemed necessary and appropriate and has determined that the Specific Bank is a duly organized bank or trust company authorized to make loans and accept deposits in the State of New Hampshire and accordingly is qualified to execute the Standard Contract and participate in the Capital Access Program;

WHEREAS, the Governor and Council have received all the documentation and information with respect to the proposed execution of the Standard Contract which they have requested;

NOW, THEREFORE, IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED THAT:

Findings and Determinations. On the basis of the documentation and information received by the Governor and Council, and assuming (1) the execution of the Standard Contract as approved by the Governor and Council on September 2, 1992, by the Authority and an authorized officer of the Specific Bank, and (2) review and acceptance of the executed Standard Contract by an appropriate official of the Office of Attorney General upon receipt of a certificate of registration of the Specific Bank and a resolution of the board of directors of the Specific Bank authorizing execution of the Standard Contract, the Governor and Council hereby find:

(a) The proposed execution of the Standard Contract and the actions of the Authority and parties executing such Standard Contract taken pursuant to the terms of such Contract will serve a public use and provide a public benefit.

(b) The proposed execution of the Standard Contract and the actions of the Authority and parties executing such Standard Contract taken pursuant to the terms of such Contract is within the policy of, and the authority conferred by RSA Chapter 162-A.

(c) The proposed execution of the Standard Contract and the actions of the Authority and parties executing such Standard Contract taken pursuant to the terms of such Contract will preserve or increase the social welfare or economic prosperity of the state and one or more of its political subdivisions, and will promote the general welfare of the state's citizens.

(d) The proposed execution of the Standard Contract and the actions of the Authority and parties executing such Standard Contract taken pursuant to the terms of such Contract will promote the orderly development of business activities, create or preserve employment opportunities, or protect the physical environment.

(e) Appropriate measures have been taken to ensure that a the Specific Bank participating under the terms of such Standard Contract makes only loans which meet the requirements of RSA 162-A:12, IV.

(f) The Standard Contract complies with RSA 162-A:12, III.

(g) Reasonable precautions have been taken to minimize the risk of loss to any reserve fund which is established under the terms of the proposed Standard Contract.

(h) The Specific Bank is qualified to execute the Standard Contract and to participate under the terms of such Standard Contract and the applicable provisions of RSA Chapter 162-A.

Approval. Subject to (1) the execution of the Standard Contract as approved by the Governor and Council on September 2, 1992, by the Authority and an authorized officer of the Specific Bank, and (2) review and acceptance of the executed Standard Contract by an appropriate official of the Office of Attorney General upon receipt of a certificate of registration of the Specific Bank and a resolution of the board of directors of the Specific Bank authorizing execution of the Standard Contract, the Governor and Council approve the proposed execution of the Standard Contract by the Authority and authorize the Authority to take such further action with respect to such proposed execution as is necessary and appropriate to carry out the proposed transaction.

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

Passed and Agreed to May 9, 2001.

OFFICE OF STATE PLANNING

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#3 Authorized to enter into an Agreement with the Appalachian Mountain Club, PO Box 298, Gorham, NH in the amount of $308,000 through December 31, 2003 to upgrade the Crawford Notch Depot Visitor Information Center. Monies are to be encumber in Account Number #025-002-3695-01-090-0415. SOLE SOURCE

#4 Authorized to enter into a Memorandum of Agreement with the University of New Hampshire, Cooperative Extension Sea Grant Program, Office of Sponsored Research, Service Building, Room 209B, Durham, NH in the amount of $9,965 in federal funds through December 31, 2002. Further Authorized the Director of Accounting Services to encumber $9,965 from Account Number 025-002-3671-01-092-0294, NH Estuaries Project.

#5 Authorized to AMEND an existing Agreement with the Town of Salem, 33 Geremonty Drive, Salem, NH [Initially approved on January 19, 2000 (Item #3)], by increasing the funding level for the project by $90,000 to a new total of $540,000. The additional federal funds are to be encumbered in account number: 025-002-3699-092-0415.

#6 Authorized to AMEND an existing Agreement with the Department of Environmental Services [Initially approved on October 27,1999 (Item #6) and amended on December 6, 2000 (Item #10)] by modifying the DES budget for the project. No additional funds are a part of this amendment. This amendment will be effective upon Governor and Council approval.
(2) Authorized the Director of Accounting Services to adjust the Department of Environmental Services budget as specified in letter of April 25, 2001, and also to create a new class 030 line for equipment and a class line for contractual.

#7 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY AMEND an existing lease contract with Frank A. Graf, M.D., 152 Court Street, Portsmouth, NH [Initially approved on June 10, 1998 (Item #6) and extended once on June 8, 2000 (Item #2)]. This amendment will provide OSP with 300 square feet of additional office space, for a total amount of 1,200 square feet, effective May 1, 2001 through June 30, 2002.
(2) Authorized the Director, Division of Account Services to encumber the funds according to the following schedule:
FY 2001-Line 1, Increase CE 620029 by $420.00 for a new total of $6,500.00
FY 2001-Line 2, Increase CE620029 by $280.00 for a new total of $5,144.00
FY 2002-Increase 025-002-3542-02-022-0248 by $3,006.00 for a new total of $9,086.00
FY 2002-Increase 025-002-3671-02-022-0248 by $1,194.00 for a new total of $6,058.00

#8 Authorized to enter into a grant agreement with The Nature Conservancy, 22 Bridge Street, 4th Floor, Concord, NH in the amount of $48,982, under the provisions of the New Hampshire Estuaries Project, through June 30, 2002. Further Authorized the Director of Accounting Services to encumber funds from Account #025-002-3671-01-092-0415.

#9 Authorized to enter into an Agreement with the Town of New Castle, PO Box 367, New Castle, NH in the amount of $7,500, under the provisions of the New Hampshire Estuaries Project, through December 31, 2002. Further Authorized the Director of Accounting Services to encumber funds from Account #025-002-3671-01-092-0415.

#10 Authorized to enter into an Agreement with the Moose Mountains Regional Greenways, PO Box 191, Union, NH in the amount of $10,000, under the provisions of the New Hampshire Estuaries Project, through March 30, 2002. Further Authorized the Director of Accounting Services to encumber funds from Account #025-002-3671-01-092-0415.

#11 Authorized to enter into an Agreement with the Rockingham County Conservation District, 110 North Road, Brentwood, NH in the amount $22,000, under the provisions of the New Hampshire Estuaries Project, through March 30, 2002. Further Authorized the Director of Accounting Services to encumber funds from Account #025-002-3671-01-092-0415.

#12 Authorized to enter into an Agreement with the Rockingham Planning Commission, 156 Water Street, Exeter, NH, under the provisions of the New Hampshire Estuaries Project in the amount of $15,400 through June 30, 2002. Further Authorized the Director of Accounting Services to encumber funds from Account #025-002-3671-01-092-0415.

#13 Authorized to enter into an Agreement with the Town of Hampton, 136 Winnacunnet Road, Hampton, NH, under the provisions of the New Hampshire Estuaries Project, in the amount of $10,000 through December 31, 2001. Further Authorized the Director of Accounting Services to encumber funds from Account #025-002-3671-01-092-0415.

#14 Authorized to enter into an Agreement with the Seacoast Land Trust, PO Box 4183, Portsmouth, NH in the amount of $8,725, under the provisions of the New Hampshire Estuaries Project through March 30, 2002. Further Authorized the Director of Accounting Services to encumber funds from Account #025-002-3671-01-092-0415.

GOVERNOR'S OFFICE OF ENERGY AND COMMUNITY SERVICES

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#15 Authorized to enter into a grant agreement with the Moultonborough School District, PO Box 419, Moultonborough, NH in an amount not to exceed $4,840 chargeable to account number 025-002-1205-093-0415, job number 0201660S, through September 30, 2001 to provide certain educational opportunities and materials, in relation to its "Solar Gardens" project.

#16 Authorized to enter into a grant agreement with the Nicholas Memorial Library, PO Box 1339, Center Harbor, NH in an amount not to exceed $1,600 chargeable to account number 025-002-1205-093-0415, job number 0200660S, through September 30, 2001 to complete installation of certain energy conservation measures and to provide certain educational opportunities and materials.

#17 Authorized to enter into a grant agreement with the Berlin Housing Authority, 10 Granite Street, Berlin, NH in an amount not to exceed $6,720 chargeable to account number 025-002-1205-093-0415, job number 0200660S, through September 30, 2001 to complete installation of certain energy conservation measures and to provide certain educational opportunities and materials.

#18 Authorized to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Northwood, 818 First New Hampshire Turnpike, Northwood, NH in an amount not to exceed $5,000 chargeable to account number 025-002-1205-093-0415, job number 0200660S, through September 30, 2001 to complete installation of certain energy efficiency measures and to provide certain educational opportunities and materials.

#19 Authorized to enter into a grant agreement with the Andover Elementary/Middle School, 20 School Street, Andover, NH, in an amount not to exceed $3,672 chargeable to account number 025-002-1205-093-0415, job number 0200660S, through September 30, 2001 to complete installation of certain energy efficiency measures and to provide certain educational opportunities and materials in the Andover After-School Program's Hamp House.

#20 Authorized to enter into a grant agreement with the County of Cheshire, 33 West Street, Keene, NH, in an amount not to exceed $7,880 chargeable to account number 025-002-1205-093-0415, job number 0200660S, through September 30, 2001 t complete installation of certain energy efficiency measures and to provide certain educational opportunities and materials.

#21 Authorized to enter into a grant agreement with the Westmoreland Public Library, 33 South Village Road, Westmoreland, NH, in an amount not to exceed $15,000 chargeable to account number 025-002-1205-093-0415, job number 0200660S, through September 30, 2001 to complete installation of certain energy efficiency measures and to provide certain educational opportunities and materials.

#22 Authorized to enter into a grant agreement with the Rockingham County Community Action, Inc. of Portsmouth, NH, in an amount not to exceed $79,207.00 chargeable to account number 025-002-7704-092-0415, job number 0271500W, through March 31, 2002 as a grant recipient under the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program the Weatherization Assistance Program.

#23 Authorized to enter into a grant agreement with the Tri-County Community Action Program, Inc. of Berlin, in an amount not to exceed $124,724.00 chargeable to Account No. 025-002-7704-092-0415, Job number 0271500W, through March 31, 2002 as a grant recipient under the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program for the Weatherization Assistance Program.

#24 Authorized to enter into a grant agreement with the Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties, Inc. of Concord, NH in an amount not to exceed $100,056.00 chargeable to Account No. 025-002-7704-092-0415, Job No. 0271500W through March 31, 2002 as a grant recipient under the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program for the Weatherization Assistance Program.

#25 Authorized to enter into a contract with Southwestern Community Services, Inc. of Keene, NH in an amount not to exceed $77,626.00 chargeable to Account No. 025-002-7704-092-0415, Job No. 0271500W through March 31, 2002 as a grant recipient under the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program for the Weatherization Assistance Program.

#26 Authorized to enter into a contract with Southern New Hampshire Services, Inc. of Manchester, NH in an amount not to exceed $218,387.00 chargeable to Account No. 025-002-7704-092-0415, Job No. 0271500W through March 31, 2002 as a grant recipient under the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program for the Weatherization Assistance Program.

OFFICE OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#27 Authorized to accept and expend funds in the amount of $22,000.00 from the federal government (National Guard Bureau) through September 30, 2001 to cover the cost of utilities at buildings occupied by tenants at Pease Air National Guard Base. Utility costs for the New Hampshire Pease Air National Guard Base shall be reimbursed 100% by the federal government.
(2) Authorized the Comptroller to budget the funds in already existing accounts as specified in letter of April 26, 2001.
(3) Further Authorized the comptroller to adjust budgeting of the funds as specified in letter of April 26, 2001 between federal and State fiscal years, if needed and justified, with approval of the Budget Office, Department of Administrative Services.

#28 Authorized to accept and expend funds in the amount of $5,833.35 from the federal government (National Guard Bureau) through September 30, 2001 to cover the cost of overtime at Pease Air National Guard Administration. Overtime costs for the New Hampshire Pease Air National Guard Base Administration shall be reimbursed 100% by the federal government.
(2) Authorized the Comptroller to budget the funds in already existing accounts as specified in letter of April 26, 2001.
(3) Further Authorized the comptroller to adjust budgeting of the funds specified in letter of April 26, 2001, between federal and State fiscal years, if needed and justified, with approval of the Budget Office, Department of Administrative Services.

#29 Authorized the transfer of funds from the Emergency Fund in the amount of $508.59 to the Appropriation Account #010-012-2220-091-0109, State Active Service to cover the expenses of a State Active Duty Mission performed on March 12, 2001.

#30 Authorized the nomination of Major Daniel R. Stoneking, 3 Greenhaven Court, Stafford, VA to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, New Hampshire Army National Guard.

#31 Authorized the nomination of Captain Wayne M. Kreiensieck, 80 Horne Road, Belmont, NH to the rank of Major, New Hampshire Army National Guard.

#32 Authorized the nomination of Captain Christopher W. Hurley, 88 Locust Street, Winthrop, MA to the rank of Major, New Hampshire Air National Guard.

#33 Authorized the nomination of Lieutenant Colonel Roger F. Clements, 2 Sunrise Terrace, York, ME to the rank of Colonel, New Hampshire Air National Guard.

#34 Authorized the nomination of Lieutenant Colonel Mark F. Sears, 19 Nute Road, Route 6, Dover, NH to the rank of Colonel, New Hampshire Air National Guard.

#35 Authorized the nomination of Major Jeffrey D. Magaw, 11 Bennington Road, Nashua, NH the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, New Hampshire Air National Guard.

#36 Authorized the nomination of Colonel John J. Weeden, 15 Chestnut Court, Concord, NH to the rank of Brigadier General, New Hampshire Army National Guard.

OFFICE OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#37 Authorized to accept and expend $231,220 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency through December 31, 2001.
(2) Further Authorized the Comptroller to budget the funds as specified in letter of April 23, 2001.

#38 Authorized to accept and expend $122,400 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency through December 31, 2001.
(2) Further Authorized the Comptroller to budget the funds as specified in letter of April 23, 2001.

#39 Authorized to hold a "NH Emergency Responders Conference" on May 23 & 24, 2001, at the Courtyard by Marriott of Concord, with a total cost no to exceed $20,192.49 and is chargeable to 025-088-7821-095.
(2) Further Authorized contract with Courtyard by Marriott, Concord in the amount of $15,681.33 through May 24, 2001.
(3) Further Authorized contract with Hoffman Sales Co., Inc. in the amount of $3,011.02 for conference materials through May 24, 2001.
(4) Further Authorized the Comptroller to encumber the funds as follows; Courtyard by Marriott of Concord, Vendor Code-107983, Organization Title-Terrorism, Appropriation Code: 025-088-7821-095-0703-$15,681.33 Hoffman Sales Co., Inc., Vendor Code #68191, Organization Title-Terrorism, Appropriation Code: 025-88-7821-095-0244-$3,011.02.

#40 Authorized contract between the Office and Michael Mansfield, 95 Cannongate III Road, Nashua, NH in the amount of $2,500.00 through December 31, 2001.
(2) Further, Authorized a contract with Barry Wante (d/b/a Wante-McBath Assoc., LLC), 22 Crescent Street, Keene, NH in the amount of $2,500.00 through December 31, 2001.
(3) Further, Authorized the Comptroller to encumber funds as follows: Michael Mansfield, Vendor Code #28559, Organization Code #025-088-7821-095-0104-$2,500.00 Barry Wante (d/b/a Wante-McBath Assoc., LLC), Organization Code #025-088-7821-095-0104-$2,500.00

#41 Authorized to execute a grant agreement with the Town of Hampton in the amount of $100,400 through June 30, 2003.
(2) Further Authorized the Comptroller to encumber the funds as follows: Town of Hampton, Vendor Code: 21152, Organization Code: 025-088-7823-091-0415 (Project Grants)-FMA, $100,400.

DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICESM

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#42 Authorized to accept pursuant to RSA 4:9 a portrait of Senator Junie Blaisdell and Authorized the hanging of such portrait in the State House outside the Senate Chamber.

#43 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Colantuono, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO, authorized Division of Personnel to contract with Sandra Miller, West Franklin, NH in an amount not to exceed $2,000 through June 30, 2001 to provide training for government employees. The cost of this training will be charge to the "Employee Education and Training" account 010-014-1048-003-0104. SOLE SOURCE

#44 Authorized the reappointment of Peter G. Gamache as Education and Training Officer at an annual salary of $50,320, the fifth step in the range of Group K, effective the date of Governor and Council approval.

#45 Authorized to enter into the lease extension agreement with the County of Carroll, acting by and through their Board of Commissioners, PO Box 152, Ossippe, NH covering the office and courtroom space located in the Carroll County Administration Building. The renal amount for the one-year period commencing on July 1, 2001 and ending on June 30, 2002 in the amount of $54,832.80. Funds shall be available in Account No. 010-014-2045-022-0248.

#46 Authorized to enter into a RETROACTIVE lease agreement with the Town of Plaistow, 145 Main Street, Plaistow, NH for a 5 year term beginning January 19, 2001 and ending on January 18, 2006 in the total amount of $227,392. Funds shall be available in Account No. 010-014-022-0248/0293.
(2) Authorized to waive compliance with RSA 10:B because the non-budgeted financial burden imposed on the State to test and comply with RSA 10:B in obtaining a clean air certificate is beyond the resources of this agency.

#47 Authorized the quarterly revised schedule and status report of Capital Budget Projects Authorized under Chapter 309, Laws of 1995; Chapter 310, Laws of 1996; Chapter 190, Laws of 1996; Chapter 235, Laws of 1996; Chapter 349, Laws of 1997; Chapter 223, Laws of 1998; Chapter 226, Laws of 1998; Chapter 226, Laws of 1999; Chapter 32, Laws of 200; Chapter 132, Laws of 2000 and Chapter 283, Laws of 2000.

#48 Authorized to accept and confirm the report of Authorized adjustment to agency's quarterly allotment for the period through April 30, 2001.

#49 Authorized to accept and place on file the "Informational Item" list of vendors that agencies have contract with for the period of January 1, 2001 through March 31, 2001.

#49A Authorized the Report and Findings of Councilor Peter J. Spaulding with regard to the proposal for the financing of new construction and certain other capital improvements and acquisitions in connection with Cobly Sawyer College, New London, New Hampshire.

DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE ADMINISTRATION

#49B The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, authorized to reimburse municipalities $58,584.88 for the actual costs for additional computer hardware and software necessary to implement the provisions of the state education property tax, as specified in letter dated April 11, 2001. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

TREASURY DEPARTMENT

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#50 Authorized the State Treasurer to deposit as available, funds of the State, in any banks listed on the schedule attached to letter of April 24, 2001.

#51 Authorized the Comptroller to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated and the State Treasurer to issue checks in the amount of $25,305.28.

ATTORNEY GENERAL

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#52 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO, authorized the Department of Justice to accept and expend a grant in the amount of $386,448 from the US Department of Justice through December 31, 2001 and further direct the Director of Accounting Services supplement the existing appropriations in account number 025-020-1973 as follows: Class 090/Grants/$386,448 and Class 000/ Federal/$386,448.
(2) Authorized the Department to enter into a sub-grant through December 31, 2001 and further Authorized the Director, Bureau of Accounting Services to encumber same in account 025-020-1973-090 as follows: Agency-NH Coalition Against Domestic Violence/Vendor-92698/Amount $382,584.
(3) Authorized the Department to enter into a sub-grant through September 30, 2002 and further Authorized the Director, Bureau of Accounting Services to encumber same in account 025-020-2003-090 as follows: Agency-Hillsborough County Attorney/Vendor 73460/Amount $9,986.
(4) Authorized the Department to enter into a sub-grant through June 30, 2002 and further Authorized the Director, Bureau of Accounting Services to encumber same in account 025-020-2011-090 as follows: Agency-A Safe Place/Vendor 77019/Amount $42,760.

#52A Authorized the Department of Justice to expend up to $12,500 from the general fund to pay for autopsies conducted pursuant to RSA 611:7 as specified in letter dated April 3, 2001.
(2) Authorized the Director, Bureau of Accounting Services to add to existing account 010-020-2614 as follows: 091, Autopsy Expenses $12,500. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

#52B The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO, authorized the Department of Justice to enter into an agreement with the Holiday Inn, Concord in an amount not to exceed $5,976.00 through July 20, 2001 for a two-day conference entitled "Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws: Seizing Opportunities and Overcoming Challenges." Funds are available in the following account: Enforcing the Underage Drinking Laws Grant, 025-020-2012-090, $5,976.00-100% Federal

DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL RESOURCES

#52C The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized NH State Library to accept and expend, with thanks, grants totaling $5,000.00 for Kids, Books and the Arts from the following companies: The Byrne Foundation, Hanover, NH-$2,000, Cogswell Benevolent Trust, Manchester, NH-$1,500 and Madelaine G. Von Weber Trust, Manchester, NH-$1,500.
(2) Further Authorized Director, Division of Accounting Services to adjust the budget as follows: 025-034-7196-005-3301, $5,000, NH Summer Reading Experience 025-034-7196-090, $5,000, NH Summer Reading Experience

PUBLIC UTILITIES

#53 The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Wheeler, authorized the reclassification of vacant position No. 14375 from a Clerk IV, Salary Grade 11, to a Paralegal II, Salary Grade 18, in the Legal Department at the Public Utilities Commission.

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

#54 The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, authorized to budget and expend Worker's Compensation Safety Inspection Fund from account 008 prior year unexpended revenues, in the amount of $20,000.00 through June 30, 2001.
(2) Further Authorized the Director, Bureau of Account Services to adjust the FY 2001 Budget for appropriation #010-026-6200, Worker's Compensation as specified in letter of April 20, 2001.

BANKING DEPARTMENT

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#55 Authorized to budget and expend prior year unexpended SMALL LOAN FUND revenue, license fees and fines, in the amount of $18,943 through June 30, 2001 and further, Authorized the Director, Bureau of Accounting Services, to adjust the FY 2001 budget for Account #010-072-2043, Consumer Credit Administration Division as specified in letter of April 20, 2001.

#55A Authorized contract agreement with R. Carl Anderson, Esq. in the amount of $13,000 through June 30, 2001 for outside legal counsel to act as presiding officer in pending adjudicative hearings. SOLE SOURCE
(2) Further Authorized the Administrator of the Bureau of Accounting to encumber the funds according to the following: Vendor Code: 24645, Appropriation Code: 010-072-2043-046-0110, $13,000

LIQUOR COMMISSION

#56 The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized to accept and expend additional grant funds in the amount of $2,788.51 from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention of the US Department of Justice through the New Hampshire Department of Justice through May 31, 2001. Further direct the Director, Bureau of Accounting Services to adjust the budget in Account #012-077-1020 entitled Enforcement, as specified in letter of April 19, 2001.

EMPLOYMENT SECURITY

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#57 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO, authorized to RETROACTIVELY expend $10,371.00 for premise alteration costs associated with the lease agreement with Northern Community Investment Corporation/Littleton Learning Center, LLC for rental of office space located at 646 Union Street, Littleton, NH. Existing funds for this expenditure will be expended as follows: 025-027-8040-048-0226 Contractual Services, Bldg. & Grounds, FY2001 $10,371.00/Vendor Code: 108699/Littleton Learning Center, LLC. SOLE SOURCE

#58 Authorized to enter into an agreement with GeoSolutions, Inc. in the amount of $46,032.00 through March 31, 2003 for proprietary software license, support, maintenance and software enhancements. SOLE SOURCE

INSURANCE DEPARTMENT

#58A The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized to transfer $49,370 as specified in letter of March 23, 2001. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#59 Authorized to AMEND the grant entitled Victim Services Program Assistant (Initially approved on April 26, 2000 (Item #34)], in order to use remaining funds effectively through June 30, 2001 and direct the Director, Division of Accounting Service to adjust the budget in Account No. 010-046-8353 as specified in letter of April 16, 2001.

#60 Authorized to increase the hourly rate for pharmaceutical consultants from $21.50 per hour to $30.00 per hour through June 30, 2001.

#61 Authorized to reclassify position #18476, Corrections Officer, salary grade 13, to Chef II, salary grade 13, effective upon Governor and Council approval.

#62 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO, authorized to enter into a 5 year lease agreement in the amount of $49,500 annually for a 5 year total of $247,500 with Robat Holdings LLC, PO Box 397, Manchester, NH. The lease will be effective upon Governor and Council approval or June 1, 2001 whichever is later through May 31, 2006. The monthly rental rate is $4,125 per month, plus a pro-rated share of any increase in real estate taxes.
(2) Further Authorized the Director, Division of Accounting to encumber available funds from the account entitled Bureau of District Offices as specified in letter of April 23, 2001.

#63 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO, authorized to enter into AMENDMENT #3 to a contract with George E. Brown, MSW, PO Box 34, Old Lyme, CT, by extending the contract expiration date from June 30, 2001 to December 31, 2001 and increase the price limitation from $45,070.00 to $47,340.00 an increase of $2,270.00. SOLE SOURCE
(2) Further Authorized the Director, Division of Accounting Services to encumber available funds from the account entitled PDD Operator for Sex Offender Treatment Program as follows: Account #010-046-8339-046-0114 FY 01 $2,270.00, Vendor Code: 48898

#64 Authorized to enter into AMENDMENT #1 to a contract with Concord Hospital, 250 Pleasant Street, Concord, NH for x-ray and electrocardiograph services at New Hampshire Department of Corrections facilities, by increasing the price limitation from $106,000 to $133,500, an increase of $27,500, through June 30, 2001.
(2) Further Authorized the Director, Division of Accounting Services to encumber funds from the account Administration as follows: Account #010-046-7101-093-0104, FY 2001 $27,500, Vendor Code: #90511

#65 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO, authorized to enter into AMENDMENT #1 to a contract with Amoskeag Carrier, 175 Brunelle Avenue, Manchester, NH by extending the contract expiration date from July 1, 2001 to June 30, 2003 and increase the price limitation from $115,336.00 to $230,672.00, an increase of $115,336.00 to provide in state courier services.
(2) Further Authorized the Director, Division of Accounting Services to encumber available funds from the account entitled Administration as follows: 010-046-7101-090-0219, FY2002 $57,668, FY2003 $57,558, Correction & Supervision Services, Vendor Code: 34558

#65A The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO, authorized additional general funds in the amount of $1,237,000 to cover inmate medical and dental costs through June 30, 2001 as specified in letter dated March 27, 2001. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#66 Authorized to accept and place on file the "Informational Item" the reports of transfer of funds for Cannon Mountain Ski Area for the quarter ending March 31, 2001.

#67 Authorized the request to transfer $34,200, as specified in letter date April 5, 2001. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

#68 Authorized Division of Economic Development to extend the grant period for expenditure of federal funds on three previously approved Governor and Council items associated with workforce development per the attachment of letter of April 5, 2001. An extension is requested for a period of one year from July 1, 2001 to June 30, 2002. Funding corresponding to these federal funds is located in organization codes: 010-035-3600-025-035-3640 and 025-035-3641.

#69 Authorized Office of International Commerce to enter into a contract with K & C Professional Service, Milton, NH in the amount of $6,700.00 per year for the period of July 1, 2001 to June 30, 2003 to provide janitorial services for the International Trade Resource Center, Portsmouth. Funds are available in code 010-035-3612-091-0293, Office of International Commerce-Promotion/Contracts, pending budget approval. Vendor ID #109699.

#70 Authorized Office of International Commerce to enter into contract with Correctional Industries of Concord, NH in the amount of $3,000.00 for the period of July 1, 2001 to June 30, 2003 to provide mail services for the International Trade Resource Center, Portsmouth. Funds are available in code 010-035-3612-091-0247, Office of International Commerce-Promotion/Contracts, pending budget approval.

#71 Authorized the Design, Development and Maintenance to enter into an agreement with Pickering Marine Corp., Portsmouth in the amount of $5,700.00 through June 30, 2001 for the removal of damaged and installation of new support pilings at Rye Marine Harbor, NH. A contingency is also requested in the amount of $2,850.00. Funds are available from Account #025-035-3720-020, the object code is 0226 and commodity number is 632200.

#72 Authorized Division of Parks and Recreation to issue a Special Use Permit to George Antoine, New Hampshire Towing Association, Concord, NH to conduct a Towing Rodeo at Hampton Beach State Park, Hampton, NH for a period of three years. The fees will be deposited to the Park Fund. Dates and fees as follow: May 18, 19, 20, 2001-$2,500.00; May 17, 18 and 19, 2002-$3,000.00; and May 15, 17 and 18, 2003-$3,500.00.

#73 Authorized Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into contract with the Audubon Society of New Hampshire in an amount not to exceed $65,000.00 for the management, operation and maintenance of the Seacoast Science Center at Odiorne Point State Park through March 31, 2002. Funds are available in accounts as follows:
FY01 025-035-3720-020-0104 $3,750.00;
FY02 010-035-3720-020-0104-$11,250.00 pending budget approval;
FY02 010-035-3720-090-0104-$50,000.00 pending budget approval

#74 Authorized Division of Forests and Lands aerial detection contracts with the New Hampshire aircraft companies, and in the amounts, as specified in letter of April 13, 2001 in the total amount of $15,600.00 through December 31, 2001 for flying forest fire detection patrol routes.

#75 Authorized to enter into a contract with Richard Boulanger, Littleton, NH in the amount of $2723.00 through October 30, 2001 for boundary line maintenance work at Cape Horn State Forest. The vendor code is #14714, commodity code is #9900000, and funds are available in Account #025-035-3505-092.

FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#76 Authorized to conduct a training and recognition meeting for volunteer hunter education instructors at the Storer Scout Camp, in Barnstead on June 8 and 9, 2001 at a cost not to exceed $3,100.00. Funds are available for this purpose in account 020-075-2121-020.
(2) Further Authorized Randy Curtis, Outdoor Education Coordinator; James Hall, Outdoor Education Coordinator; Sean Williamson, Assistant Outdoor Education Coordinator or designees to remain overnight at the meeting facility, which is within a fifty-mile radius of his/her residence.

#77 Authorized to enter into an agreement in the amount of $7,200.00 with Joe Brigham, Inc., Pembroke, NH through June 30, 2001.
(2) Authorized the Director of Accounting Services to encumber funds according to the following; Vendor Code 61124, Object Code 0252 020-075-2132-091, Contractual, $5,775.00; 020-075-2132-090, Contractual, $1,425.00

#78 Authorized to enter into a contract with R&D Paving, Inc., Franklin for $33,195.00 through June 30, 2001 to provide paving, curbing and marking for the Squam Lake Boat Access facility in Holderness.
(2) Authorized a contingency in the amount of $3,319.00 for payment of latent conditions that may occur during construction of the project.
(3) Authorized the Comptroller to encumber the amount of $36,514.00 from the New Hampshire Fish and Game account 020-075-2117-048. Vendor Code: 48531, Object Code: 0226

#79 WITHDRAWN BY AGENCY

DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#80 Authorized Air Resources Division to accept funds in the amount of $30,000 from the US Environmental Protection Agency through September 30, 2003. Further Authorized the Director of Accounting Services to budget as specified in letter of April 18, 2001.
(2) Authorized to enter into a contract with the Appalachian Mountain Club in the amount of $20,000 through May 14, 2003 for the purpose of providing funding to support ambient ozone monitoring during the summer season by the AMC in Coos County. Further Authorized the Director of Accounting Services to encumber $20,000 in Account #025-044-9000-091. Vender Code: 99319. SOLE SOURCE

#81 Authorized to accept $5,712 in federal funds received from the Office of State Planning through June 30, 2001. Further Authorized the Director of Accounting Services to budget funds as specified in letter of April 10, 2001, according to state fiscal year with authority to adjust through the Budget Office if needed and justified between state and federal years.

#82 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO, authorized Air Resources Division to budget unallocated FY01 Title V Permit Fee funds under the provision of RSA 125-C:12 in the amount of $55,500 through June 30, 2001. Further Authorized the Comptroller to allocate said funds as specified in letter of April 6, 2001 and to budget between the fiscal years if necessary. FY01 Title V Permit Fee System #010-044-9103

#83 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO, authorized Air Resources Division to budget unallocated FY01 State Permit Fee funds under the provision of RSA 125-C:12 in the amount of $87,500 through June 30, 2001. Further Authorized the Comptroller to allocate said funds as specified in letter of April 6, 2001 and to budget between the fiscal years if necessary. FY01 State Permit Fee System 010-044-9101

#84 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO, authorized Water Division, Maintenance Section under the authority of RSA 481:32 to budget unallocated Maintenance of Dams funds in the amount of $26,500 for FY 01. Further Authorized the Director of Accounting Services to budget as specified in letter of April 23, 2001. Dam Maintenance Fund-FY01-#025-044-3817

#85 Authorized Waste Management Division to budget unallocated funds in the amount of $31,000 through June 30, 2001 to the Oil Pollution Control Fund, established under RSA 146-11-a for the purpose of budgeting expenditures to adjust for unanticipated shortfalls for FY2001 created by an increase in oil pollution response associated with on-premise use heating oil facilities. Further Authorized the Director of Accounting Services to budget the funds in FY2001 as specified in letter of April 11, 2001.

#86 Authorized for reimbursement for Moving Expenses in an amount not to exceed $3,000 to relocate Ms. Stephanie Lindloff from Madison, Wisconsin to New Hampshire. Ms. Lindloff has been selected to fill the new Dam Removal/River Restoration Coordinator position in the Dam Bureau. Funding would be provided from accounts 025-044-7601-020 and 010-044-3800-020.

#87 Authorized the Department and the NH Fish and Game Department to enter into the agreement in an amount not to exceed $25,000 for the reconstruction/upgrade of East Inlet Dam in Pittsburg. Effective upon approval by G&C and will remain in effect for 24 months after the start of construction. Authorized the NHFGD to provide a cost share for the project and to reimburse the Maintenance of Dams Construction Account #025-044-3817-009.
(2) Authorized the NHDES to expend funds not to exceed $104,000 ($25,000 from NHFGD and $79,000 from the State Dam Maintenance Fund, Account #030-044-9865-090 and established under RSA 482:57) for the reconstruction/upgrade of East Inlet Dam in Pittsburg.
(3) Authorized the Director of Accounting Services to encumber the State Dam Maintenance Fund portion in amount of $79,000 through July 31, 2003 under Vender Code (None) for inter-governmental drawdown from Account #030-044-9865-090. Further Authorized the Director of Accounting Services to encumber the Fish and Game Department portion in the amount of $25,000 through July 31, 2003, from Account #020-075-2116-091-$12,500 and Account #020-075-2117-048-$12,500.
(4) Authorized the NHDES, Dam Bureau, Maintenance Section to reconstruct the East Inlet Dam on a force account basis.

#88 Authorized State Grants under the provisions of RSA 486:1, lll for the Municipality of Manchester for the Cohas Brook Intercepter, Phase I, Contract 2 in the amount of $792,282 and Exeter for the Portsmouth Avenue Intercepter Rehabilitation in the amount of $15,111.

#89 Authorized an AMENDMENT to the State Grant under the provisions of RSA 486-A to the Town of Greenville, Grant #95-0991010 with the initial grant amount of $6,616.85, the amendment amount is $773,784.44 for a new total of $780,401.29.

#90 Authorized to enter into a contract with the New England Board of Higher Education in the amount of $44,100 from May 15, 2001 through September 30, 2001 for the purpose of providing funding for nine student interns from the New England Board of Higher Education Internship Program to assist with seven projects. SOLE SOURCE
(2) Further Authorized the Director of Accounting Services to encumber $3,500 in Account 025-044-9000-092- 0515, $6,300 in Account 025-044-9025-090-0515, $4,900 in Account 010-044-9103-095-0515, $9,800 in Account 025-044-9015-090-0515, $14,700 in Account 010-044-9103-093-0515 and $4,900 in Account 010-044-9101-091-0515 for the purpose of funding this contract.

#91 Authorized to enter into a grant agreement with Piscataquog Watershed Association, 122 Mansion Road, Dunbarton, NH in the amount of $11,547.00 through December 31, 2002. Further Authorized the Director of Accounting Services to encumber $11,547.00 from Federal Funds in Account #025-044-2025-090-0515.

#92 Authorized to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Newbury, PO Box 296, Newbury, NH in the amount of $33,035.00 through December 31, 2002. Further Authorized the Director of Accounting Services to encumber $33,035.00 from Federal Funs in Account #025-044-2025-090-0515.

#93 Authorized to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Newbury, PO Box 296, Newbury, NH in the amount of $3,600.00 through December 31, 2002. Further Authorized the Director of Accounting Services to encumber $3,600.00 from Federal Funds in Account #025-044-2025-090-0515.

#94 Authorized to enter into a grant agreement with the Baker River Watershed Association, 1275 Old Route 25, Rumney, NH in the amount of $12,000.00 through December 31, 2002. Further Authorized the Director of Accounting Services to encumber $12,000.00 from Federal Funds in Account #025-044-2025-090-0515.

#95 Authorized to enter into a grant agreement with the University of New Hampshire, Office of Sponsored Research, Service Building, 51 College Road, Durham, NH in the amount of $6,033.00 through December 31, 2002. Further Authorized the Director of Accounting Services to encumber $6,033.00 from Federal Funds in Account #025-044-2025-090-0515.

#96 Authorized to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Raymond, 4 Epping Street, Raymond, NH in the amount of $25,125.00 through August 31, 2001 to purchase and permanently protect land in the source water protection area of Raymond's public water supply wells. Further Authorized the Director of Account Services to encumber funds in the amount of $25,125.00 in account 010-044-1000-092-0515.

#97 Authorized to enter into a grant agreement with City of Manchester, 625 Mammoth Road, Manchester, NH in the amount of $13,080.00 through December 31, 2001. Further Authorized the Director of Accounting Services to encumber $13,080.00 from Federal Funds in Account #025-044-2035-090-0515.

#98 Authorized to enter into a grant agreement with the Mascoma Lake Community Association, 322 Shaker Boulevard, Enfield, NH in the amount of $15,000.00 through June 30, 2002 to complete a project to protect drinking water from contamination. Further to Authorized the Director of Account Services to encumber funds in the amount of $15,000.00 in account 025-044-4718-092-0515.

#99 Authorized to enter into a grant agreement with the Village District of Eidelweiss, PO Box 299, Madison, NH in the amount of $13,715.00 through December 31, 2001 t complete a project to protect drinking water from contamination. Further Authorized the Director of Accounting Services to encumber funds in the amount of $13,715.00 in account 025-044-4718-092-0515.

#100 Authorized to AMEND a grant agreement with Merrimack Village District, PO Box 1949, Merrimack, NH, by extending the completion date from March 31, 2001 to July 21, 2001.

#101 Authorized a loan agreement between the Department and the Town of Durham in the amount of $900,000 under the provisions of RSA 486:14 and NH Admin. Rules Env-C 500 effective upon approval by Governor and Council for the upgrading of a raw water transmission main.

#102 Authorized the Supplemental Loan Agreement between the Department and the Town of Whitefield in the principal amount of $172,000 under the provisions of RSA 486:14 and NH Admin Rules Env-C 500 effective upon approval by Governor & Council.

#103 Authorized the Supplemental Loan Agreement between the Department and the City of Manchester in the principal amount of $3,845,306.21 under the provisions of RSA 486:14 and NH Admin Rules Env-C 500 effective upon approval by Governor & Council.

#104 Authorized to enter into an agreement for Phase II of the Joint Funding Agreement with the US Geological Survey, US Department of the Interior, 361 Commerce Way, Pembroke, NH in the amount of $90,700.00. Further Authorized the Director of Accounting Services to encumber funds for Phase II of the agreement in the amount of $25,407.00 in account 025-044-2035-090-0515 in FY 2001 and to encumber $35,490.00 in FY2002 for Phase III.

#105 Authorized to enter into a Memorandum of Agreement with the Department of Fish and Game in the amount of $33,600 to expand and AMEND an existing project designed to develop a reptile and amphibian conservation strategy through September 30, 2004.

#106 Authorized to reinstate and AMEND the Superfund State Contract with the US Environmental Protection Agency [Initially approved on August 12, 1992 (Item #83)], by changing the State's ten percent matching share from $103,000 to $123,000 for EPA remedial action at the Mottolo Pig Farm Superfund Hazardous Waste Site in Raymond, NH. Further Authorized the Director of Accounting Services to encumber $20,000 from the State Capital Fund Account 030-044-9522-090-0252.

#107 Authorized the loan agreement between the Department and the City of Manchester in the amount of $4,560,000 under the provisions of RSA 486:14 and NH Admin. Rules Env-C 500 effective upon Governor and Council approval for the State Water Pollution Control Revolving Fund Program for the construction of the Varney Street Basin Sewer Separation Project.

#108 Authorized the loan agreement between the Department and the City of Somersworth in the amount of $2,000,000 under the provisions of RSA 486:14 and NH Admin. Rules Env-500 effective upon approval by Governor & Executive Council.

#109 Authorized the loan agreement between the Department and the Plymouth Village W&S Dist. in the amount of $1,577,170 under the provisions of RSA 486:14 and NH Admin. Rules Env-C 500 effective upon approval by Governor & Executive Council. Further Authorized the Director of Accounting Services to encumber funds in the amount of $1,577,170 in account 025-044-2001-090-0252.

#110 Authorized the loan agreement between the Department and the Town of Sanbornton in the amount of $450,000 under the provisions of RSA 486:14 and NH Admin. Rules Env-C 500 effective upon approval by Governor & Executive Council.

#111 Authorized the loan agreement between the Department and the Town of Exeter in the amount of $589,700 under the provisions of RSA 486:14 and NH Admin. Rules Env-C 500 effective upon approval by Governor & Executive Council.

#112 Authorized the loan agreement between the Department and the City of Portsmouth #CS-330106-05 in the amount of $1,000,000 under the provisions of RSA 486:14 and NH Admin. Rules Env-C 500 effective upon approval by Governor & Council.

#112A TABLED-The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Wheeler, seconded by Councilor Colantuono, with Councilors Griffin and Burton voting NO, voted to TABLE the request to enter into contract with Environmental Careers Organization, 179 South Street, Boston, MA in the amount of $35,000 through September 30, 2001 to provide up to five interns to assist with various environmental projects. Further Authorized the Director of Accounting Services to encumber $35,000 in the accounts as specified in letter of May 1, 2001. SOLE SOURCE

DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES COUNCIL

#113 The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized to enter into an agreement with the Brain Injury Association of New Hampshire, 2 ½ Beacon Street, Concord, NH in the amount of $5,000 through September 30, 2001. Funds are available in account #025-095-7135-091. Funds are 100% Federal Funds.

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#113A Authorized to accept and expend $5,187,087 in federal funds and $106,196 in other funds and transfer $2,318,587 as specified in letter of April 12, 2001. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

#113B Authorized to accept and expend $1,834,717 in federal funds and $15,446 in other funds and transfer $2,265,824 as specified in letter of April 11, 2001. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

#113C Authorized to accept and expend $732,000 in federal funds and $16,281 in other funds and transfer $1,397,214 as specified in letter of April 11, 2001. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

Office of Family Services

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#114 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Colantuono, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO, authorized RETROACTIVE Educational Tuition Agreement to the College of Lifelong Learning, University of New Hampshire, 148 Pleasant Street, Berlin, NH in the amount of $668.00 for Lucille Wiemer, Supervisor III, Berlin District Office of Family Assistance for the course entitled "Introduction to Statistics", MATH 504 for the period April 12, 2001 through June 23, 2001. Vendor Code: 64746, Distribution Code: 010-095-5677-092-0802

#115 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Colantuono, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO, authorized RETROACTIVE Educational Tuition Agreement to the College of Lifelong Learning, University of New Hampshire, 148 Pleasant Street, Berlin, NH in the amount of $668.00 for Lucille Wiemer, Supervisor III, Berlin District Office of Family Assistance for the course entitled "Introduction to Ethics", HUMN 505 for the period April 9, 2001 through June 25, 2001. Vendor Code: 64746, Distribution Code: 010-095-5677-092-0802

Office of Finance

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#116 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 school districts and towns listed below for the purpose of adopting the optional exclusion from Social Security and Medicare coverage for the services performed by election officials or election workers for each calendar year in which the remuneration paid for such services is less than $1,100: Merrimack Valley School District, Shaker Regional School District, Andover School District and the Town of Sandown

#117 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, to extend Social Security and Medicare coverage to the employees of the Town of Stark whose positions are covered by the New Hampshire Retirement System-Group I. Effective date of coverage is January 1, 2001.

#118 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 Warren, for the purpose of adopting the optional exclusion from Social Security and Medicare coverage for the services performed by election officials or election workers for each calendar year in which the remuneration paid for such services is less than $1,100:

Office of Administration

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#119 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO, authorized the Office of Family Services, Division of Children, Youth and Families to reclassify position #11742 from Administrator III, salary grade 30, to Supervisor V, salary grade 25. The position is currently vacant.

#120 Authorized to AMEND the lease agreement [Initially approved on December 3, 1997 (Item #50) with an extension on December 6, 2000 (Item #136)], with 30 Maplewood Avenue Trust, 1020 Southern Artery, Quincy, MA, Vender Code #53860, commencing upon Governor and Council approval and to end coterminous with the lease. The amended lease will provide security enhancements to the Portsmouth District Office.
(2) Authorized the Department to make a one-time payment of $15,046.30 upon satisfactory substantial completion of the renovations specified in the lease renewal. Funding is available in account 010-095-5685-022-0248, Office of Administration, Rents and Leases Other Than State and should be encumbered by the Director of Account Services as specified in letter of April 13, 2001.

Office of Information Services

#121 The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Colantuono, authorized to enter into a RETROACTIVE agreement with EMC Corporation, Vendor Number 54319, Hopkinton, MA RETROACTIVE to February 1, 2000 through June 30, 2003. Funds are available and should be encumbered in the following accounts:
FY2001, 025-095-5691-024-0231, Computer Maintenance. $86,180.40
FY2002, 025-095-5691-024-0231, Computer Maintenance. $93,688.63
FY2001, 025-095-5691-024-0231, Computer Maintenance. $106,242.73

Office of Community & Public Health

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#122 Authorized Bureau of Rural Health and Primary Care to enter into a contract with Heather S. Parent (Vendor #109365, Manchester, NH in an amount not to exceed $20,000 for a physician assistant loan repayment through June 30, 2003. Funds are available and should be encumbered as follows: 010-090-5149-093-0415, Linkages, SFY02 $10,000, and SFY03 $10,000

#123 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Griffin, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO, authorized Division of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion to award a 15 month contract in the amount of $30,000 to the Southern New Hampshire Medical Center, (Vendor #98576), 8 Prospect St., Nashua, NH through June 30, 2002 to develop a Tobacco Intervention Program. Funds for this program are available and shall be encumbered as follows with authority to adjust amounts through the Comptroller, if needed and justified, between state fiscal years: 025-090-5608-090, Community Grants, SFY01, $7,500, and SFY02 $22,500
(2) Authorized an advance payment up to a maximum of one quarter of the contract award.

#124 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Griffin, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO, authorized Division of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion to award a 15 month contract in the amount of $30,000 to the City of Manchester Health Department, (Vendor #69094), 795 Elm St., Suite 302, Manchester, NH through June 30, 2002 to develop a Tobacco Intervention Program. Funds for this program are available and shall be encumbered as follows with authority to adjust amounts through the Comptroller, if needed and justified, between state fiscal years: 025-090-5608-090, Community Grants, SFY01, $7,500, and SFY02 $22,500
(3) Authorized an advance payment up to a maximum of one quarter of the contract award.

#125 WITHDRAWN BY AGENCY

#126 Authorized Bureau of Maternal and Child Health to contract with Robin Collen-Zellers, Hollis, NH in an amount not to exceed a total of $69,500 through June 30, 2002 to oversee the coordination of specific projects in the Family Planning Program. Funding should be allocated in the following account according to state fiscal year with authority to adjust amounts, if needed and justified, between state fiscal years, based upon actual incurred expenses as follows: 010-090-5530-092-0104, Contracts, SFY01 $18,500 and SFY 02 $51,000

#127 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Griffin, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO, authorized Bureau of Maternal and Child Health to enter into an agreement for home visiting services with Claremont School District of Claremont, NH in the amount of $65,000 through June 30, 2002. Funding is available as follows: 010-095-5000-094-0415, Parents as Teachers, SFY01 $65,000

#128 Authorized Bureau of WIC Nutrition Services, to AMEND an existing contract with Southern New Hampshire Services, inc., 40 Pine Street, Manchester, NH, Vendor #91891, [Initially approved on June 22, 1999 (Item #160) through June 30, 2001. Funds are available as follows: SFY00 025-090-5260-098-0415, Contracts $851,164 and SFY01 025-090-5260-098-0415, Contracts current $851,164, increase $50,000, revised $901,164

#129 Authorized Bureau of WIC Nutrition Services to AMEND an existing contract with Rockingham Community Action, Inc., 7 Junkins Avenue, Portsmouth, NH, Vendor #91758, [Initially approved on June 22, 1999 (Item #162) through June 30, 2001. Funds are available as follows: SFY00 025-090-5260-098-0415, Contracts $406,212 and SFY01 025-090-5260-098-0415, Contracts, current $406,212, increase $30,000, revised $436,212

#130 Authorized Bureau of WIC Nutrition Services to AMEND an existing contract with Coos County Family Health Services, Inc., 54 Willow Street, Berlin, NH, Vendor #94098, [Initially approved on June 9, 1999 (Item #62) through June 30, 2001. Funds are available as follows: SFY00 025-090-5260-098-0415, Contracts $111,232 and SFY01 025-090-5260-098-0415, Contracts, current $111,232, increase $9,765, revised $120,997

#131 Authorized Bureau of WIC Nutrition Services to AMEND an existing contract with Community Action Program of Belknap-Merrimack Counties, Inc., 2 Industrial Park Drive, Concord, NH, Vendor #92450, [Initially approved on June 22, 1999 (Item #161) through June 30, 2001. Funds are available as follows: SFY00 025-090-5260-098-0415, Contracts $581,354 and SFY01 025-090-5260-098-0415, Contracts, current $581,354, increase $25,000, revised $1,187,708

#132 Authorized Special Medical Services Bureau to AMEND an existing contract with Joseph Fish, Ph. D., Goffstown, NH [Initially approved on August 18, 1999 (Item #133) and amended on May 10, 2000 (Item #74)], by increasing the price limitation by $4,693 from $45,515 to $50,208 through June 30, 2001. Funds are available as specified in letter of March 26, 2001.

#133 Authorized Bureau of Maternal and Child Health to AMEND an existing contract with Mary Jane Sullivan, Hampton, NH an audiologist for the Universal Newborn Hearing Screening Program, (Vendor #108028), [Initially approved on November 9, 2000 (Item #104)], by extending the completion date to June 30, 2002 and increasing the contract amount by $20,000 from $19,915 to $39,915 effective on the date of Governor and Council approval. Funds are available for this purpose in Account #010-090-5190-092-0415

#134 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Griffin, with Councilors Colantuono and Wheeler voting NO, authorized Division of Family and Community Health to AMEND an existing agreement with Planned Parenthood of Northern New England of Derry, NH by increasing the amount by $212,116 from $1,526,868 to $1,738,984. [Initially approved on June 22, 1999 (Item #206) and amended on May 10, 2000 (Item #75)] effective through June 30, 2001. Funds are available as specified in letter of March 24, 2001.

#135 Authorized Special Medical Services to RETROACTIVELY AMEND the SFY 1999 contract with the University of Massachusetts Medical Center for newborn screening tests (Vendor Code: 92045, Jamaica Plain, MA, [Initially approved on December 2, 1998 (Item #60)], by increasing the price limitation by $317,060 from $220,235 to $537,295 RETROACTIVE to July 1, 1999 through December 31, 2000. Funds are available for this purpose in the accounts as specified in letter of March 7, 2001. SOLE SOURCE

#136 Authorized to AMEND an existing agreement with the City of Nashua, NH Vendor #94702 [Initially approved on June 22, 1999 (Item #196) and amended on April 26, 2000 (Item #85), on June 8, 2000 (Item #57) and on October 4, 2000, (Item #64)], by increasing the amount by $8,000 from $541,303 to $549,303 through June 30, 2001. Funds are available as specified in letter of March 14, 2001.

#136A Authorized to accept and expend $65,542 in revenue from the NH Highway Safety Agency as specified in letter of February 2, 2001. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

Office of Family Services

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#137 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO, authorized Division of Children, Youth and Families to enter into an agreement with Sue Ellen O'Brien, Merrimack, NH (Vendor #109005) in the amount of $6,250.00 through September 30, 2001. Funds for this purpose should be encumbered in the follow account according to State fiscal year with authority to adjust accounts through the Comptroller, if needed and justified, between State fiscal years: Adoption Services, 010-040-5844-091-0415, SFY2001- $1,600.00 and SFY2002-$4,650.00

#138 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO, authorized Division of Children, Youth and Families to AMEND an agreement with the Trustees of Dartmouth College d/b/a Child Care Project, Hanover, NH [Initially approved on June 21, 2000 (Item #133)], by renewing the contract for an additional year to June 30, 2002 in the amount of $30,000. Funds are available in Account #025-040-56898-093-0285 as specified in letter of March 23, 2001.

#139 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO, authorized Division of Children, Youth and Families to enter into an agreement with Margorie Moreau, New Boston, NH in an amount not to exceed $7,500 through June 30, 2002. Funds for this purpose should be encumbered in the following accounts according to State fiscal year with authority to adjust accounts through the Comptroller, if needed and justified, between accounts and State fiscal years: CCDBG Expenditures, 025-040-56898-093-0285, SFY2001 $3500.00 AND SFY2002 $4,000.00

#140 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO, authorized Division of Family Assistance to enter into an agreement with the University of New Hampshire, Office of Sponsored Research, Durham, NH in an amount not to exceed $1,466,464.00 through June 30, 2003 for the purpose of supplying Family Lifeskills and Job Readiness Training for participants of the New Hampshire Employment Program. Funds should be encumbered in the following account according to State Fiscal Year, with authority to adjust amounts through the Comptroller, if needed and justified, between fiscal years.
SFY2002 025-045-6127-090-0285, UNH Cooperative Ext. LEAP/LIFT, $711,196.00
SFY2003 025-045-6127-090-0285, UNH Cooperative Ext. LEAP/LIFT, $755,268.00

#141 Authorized Division of Behavioral Health to enter into an agreement with Joseph P. Capuchino, 22 Rochelle Avenue, Manchester, NH in an amount not to exceed $25,000 through June 30, 2001 to conduct a utilization review of an identified sample of DBH eligible consumers in Regions IV, VI, and VII living in group homes and/or supportive living environments. Funds to support this request are available in account number 010-092-7010-095-0415, Housing.

#141A Authorized to accept and expend $300,000 in additional revenue from transitional housing and transfer $300,000 as specified in letter dated March 30, 2001. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

#142 Authorized Division of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention & Recovery to enter into agreements, with the following individuals, in an amount not to exceed $4,150 for each; through June 30, 2002 to facilitate substance abuse educational groups. Funds for this purpose are anticipated to be available in account number 010-992-5365-046-0114, Consultants:
1. Mr. Bruce Bissett, LADC, 353 Riverdale Ave, Manchester, NH
2. Ms. Janet B. Bragg, LADC, 188 Davidson, Drive, #24, Laconia, NH
3. Ms. Madeline Grace, LADC, 8 Prince Lane, Epsom, NH
4. Ms. Karen McNamara, LADC, PO Box 583, Lincloln, NH
5. Ms Mary Yost, LADC, 35 Dunklee Street, Concord, NH

#143 Authorized Division of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention & Recovery to enter into an agreement with Salzman & Associates, inc., 11 Tarr's Road, Gloucester, MA in an amount not to exceed $11,000.00 through June 30, 2001 to provide consultation services. Funds for these purposes are available in account number 025-092-5381-090-0285, Community Programs.

#144 Authorized Division of Elderly and Adult Services to enter into an agreement with The New Hampshire Association of Senior Centers, Concord, NH in an amount not to exceed $12,000.00 through June 30, 2001 to support activities of the Area Committees on Aging. Funds for these services are available in account number: 025-048-8926-090-0285, Contract, SFY2001, $12,000.00

#145 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO, authorized Division of Elderly and Adult Services to enter into an agreement with Lizotte Graphics, Concord, NH in an amount not to exceed $9,764.32 through June 30, 2001 to design and manage a newspaper campaign. Funds are available as follows: 010-048-9265-090-0285, Contract, SFY2000, $9,764.32

#146 Authorized Division of Child Support Services in the amount of $79,900.00 to exercise an option to extend parentage testing services by entering into an agreement with Laboratory Corporation of America, Inc., Burlington, NC. Funds should be encumbered in the following accounts: SFY2002, Child Support Expenditure, 025-095-6128-090-0252, $79,900.00

#147 Authorized Division of Child Support Services to AMEND an existing Agreement with Tri-County Community Action, Berlin, NH [Initially approved on June 21, 2000 (Item #130)], by decreasing the Price Limitation from $25,000 to $16,335 for the access visitation services in Carroll County. All other terms and conditions remain unchanged. Funds are available and should be encumbered in the following account: SFY2001 025-095-6128-090-0285.

#148 Authorized Division of Child Support Services to AMEND an existing Agreement with Tri-County Community Action, Berlin, NH [Initially approved on June 21, 2000 (Item #128)], by increasing the Price Limitation from $25,000 to $33,665 for the access visitation services in Coos County. All other terms and conditions remain unchanged. Funds are available and should be encumbered in the following account: SFY2001 025-095-6128-090-028.

#149 Authorized Division of Child Support Services to exercise an option to extend credit reporting with Credit Bureau Services of New Hampshire, Inc. of Bedford, NH in the amount of $10,000 through June 30, 2002. Funds should be encumbered in the following accounts: SFY2002, Child Support Expenditure, 025-095-6128-090-0252, $10,000.

#150 Authorized Division of Child Support Services to renew an existing New Hire services agreement with the New Hampshire Department of Employment Security, Concord, NH in a total of $438,270.00 through June 30, 2003. Funds are available and should b encumbered in the following accounts according to State Fiscal Year with authority to adjust amounts through the Comptroller, if needed and justified, between State Fiscal Year: SFY2002 025-095-6128-093-0415, $218,270.00 and SFY2003 025-095-6128-093-0415, $220,000.00

NEW HAMPSHIRE HOSPITAL

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#151 Authorized to reclassify position 16231 from a Ward Clerk, salary grade 05, to a Psychologist, salary grade 28.

#152 Authorized to reclassify position 16018 from a Social Worker III, salary grade 18, to a Program Assistant I, salary grade 11.

#153 Authorized to reclassify position 16099 from a Resident Services Supervisor, salary grade 24, to a Program Assistant I, salary grade 11.

NEW HAMPSHIRE BOARD OF DENTAL EXAMINERS

#154 The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, authorized to expend examination fees collected from: 010-000-0000-UUU-1328, Dental Board Licenses $459.36; to: 010-074-7450-020-Current Expense $459.36.

NEW HAMPSHIRE BOARD OF NURSING

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#155 Authorized to accept and expend additional agency income and to apply these funds to the accounts as specified in letter of April 11, 2001.

#156 Authorized to contract with System Automation Corp., 4041 Powder Mill Rd., Ste 600, Calverton, MD in an amount not to exceed $1,002.00 through June 30, 2001 to provide telephone support while training two Board staff members in the creation/modification of InfoMaker reports. SOLE SOURCE

#157 Authorized to accept and expend up to $10,000.00 to be received from participants in the daylong conference entitled "Day of Discussion" to be held on June 5, 2001. Authorized the Comptroller, Division of Accounting Services to adjust the budget as in Account 010-074-7432 Nursing Assistant Fund as specified in letter of April 26, 2001. SOLE SOURCE

NEW HAMPSHIRE VETERANS HOME

#158 The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized to accept, with thanks, the list of monies totaling $6,528.67, as specified in letter of April 16, 2001, received during the period of January 1, 2001 to March 31, 2001 as a result of fundraising drives from various organizations and from personal contributions. These monies are place in the Veterans Home Benefit Fund.

DEPARTMENT OF YOUTH DEVELOPMENT SERVICES

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#159 Authorized to accept and expend $2,157.71 in additional funds from the New Hampshire State Department of Education for a grant entitled "Supplemental Instructional Resources" through June 30, 2001 and further Authorized these additional funds to be placed in Organization Code 025-041-5832-Chapter 1 IDEA as specified in letter of April 25, 2001.

#160 Authorized Youth Services Center to accept material and monetary donation accord to the list attached to letter of April 9, 2001.

#161A Authorized to transfer $23,896 as specified in letter of March 19, 2001. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#161 Authorized to accept and expend contract funds in the amount of $25,000 from the New Hampshire Workforce Opportunity Council, Inc., through June 30, 2001 in Account No. 025-056-4095 and direct the Director, Division of Accounting Services to adjust the budget as specified in letter April 2, 2001.

#162 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Colantuono, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO, authorized to pay tuition and associated costs in the amount of $11,040.00 for 10 employees to attend RHDS 335-Counseling Theories from May 17, 2001 to June 27, 2001 at the Springfield Collage, Manchester, NH Campus. The total cost of tuition will not exceed $10,200.00 ($1,020.00 per student) chargeable to account 025-056-4020-VR-090 (Strategic) (object code 0415).
(2) Authorized the Department to reimburse related employee travel expenses to Springfield College, Manchester, NH Campus in an amount not to exceed $120.00 using account number 025-056-4020-070 (Object code 0704).
(3) Authorized the Department to purchase required books for said course in the amount of $720.00 using account number 025-056-4020-VR-090 (object code 0415), which will become the property of the State. The books will remain in each regional office to be used as a resource for other staff.

#163 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Colantuono, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO, authorized to enter into a contract with the Southern New Hampshire HIV/AIDS Task Force, Nashua, NH in an amount not to exceed $4,750 chargeable to Account No. 025-056-3271-091 (Object Code 0415) with encumbrances in FY2001 in the amount of $2,375 and in FY2002 in the amount of $2,375 with further authority to adjust those encumbrances in each of those State fiscal years through the Budget Office if needed and justified; to conduct an assessment and training program for youth who are at high risk for HIV and other STDs.
(2) Authorized the Department of Education to make an advance payment of $2,375 upon approval of the contract.

#164 Authorized to enter into a contract with the Young Women's Christian Association, Manchester, NH in an amount not to exceed $4,750 chargeable to Account No. 025-056-3271-091 (Object Code 0415) with encumbrances in FY2001 in the amount of $2,375 and in FY2002 in the amount of $2,375 with further authority to adjust those encumbrances in each of those State fiscal years through the Budget Office if needed and justified; to conduct the Peer Action Changing Tomorrow teen leadership and education program.
(2) Authorized the Department of Education to make an advance payment of $2,375 upon approval of the contract.

#164A The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Colantuono, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO, authorized to establish a Program Specialist III position through June 30, 2001 as specified in letter of February 20, 2001.
(2) Authorized to accept and expend grant funds in the amount of $14,958 form the Corporation for National Service through June 30, 2001 and direct the Director, Division of Accounting Services to establish in Account No. 025-056-4094 and adjust the budget as specified in letter of February 20, 2001 according to the State Fiscal Year with authority to adjust through the Budget Office, if needed and justified, between the State Fiscal Year and the Federal Year. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

NH COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE SYSTEM

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#165 Authorized NHCTC-Claremont enter into an agreement with Desilets General Contracting, 124 Pearl Street, Apartment #2, Claremont, NH in the amount of $2,677 through May 31, 2001 for the purpose of providing construction work in classroom #142 and encumber in the account number 5860-010-6330-048-0226, FY2001, $2,677.00.

#166 Authorized New Hampshire Technical Institute to RETROACTIVELY AMEND contract

#620237 [Initially approved on June 21, 2000 (Late Item #D)] with Northeast Energy Services, Inc. d/b/a NORESCO, One Research Drive, Suite 400C, Westborough, MA, by extending the construction completion date from May 1, 2001 to July 15, 2001. No additional funding is required with this request.

#167 Authorized NHCTC-Berlin to RETROACTIVELY enter into an agreement with Munce's Real Estate Ventures, 453 Denmark Street, NH in the amount of $47,400 for the purpose of leasing space to train students in the Mobile Equipment and Diesel Technology Program. Further Authorized the $47,400 be encumbered in the accounts as listed in letter of April 11, 2001.

#168 Authorized NH Department of Regional Community Technical Colleges to RETROACTIVELY accept and expend additional grant funds from the University System of New Hampshire in the amount of $30,000.00 through February 28, 2002.
(2) Further Authorized NHCTCS to make payment to the NHCTCS Foundation in the amount of $20,000.00 for distribution of the scholarship funds, as approved in the grant award and budget.
(3) Further Authorized the Comptroller to increase appropriation Account #010-058-4863 with the authority to adjust through the budget office if needed between fiscal years as specified in letter of April 27, 2001.

POLICE STANDARDS & TRAINING COUNCIL

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#169 Authorized to accept and expend funds from a grant award titled "Drug Recognition Expert Overtime", Project #308-01S-033 from the New Hampshire Highway Safety Agency, totaling $14,875.35 through September 30, 2001.
(2) Authorized the Comptroller to encumber the funds in accounts 010-087-8325-092, Specialized Training Grants for $13,710.00 and 010-087-8325-040, Indirect Costs for $1,165.35.

#170 Authorized to enter into a service agreement with Computer Design Ranges, Algonquin, Illinois at a cost not to exceed $6,255.00 to make repairs to the indoor firing range at the New Hampshire State Standards and Training Council, 17 Institute Drive, Concord, NH. SOLE SOURCE
(2) Authorized the Comptroller to encumber the funds as follows: 010-087-8999-020, Miscellaneous, Vendor Code: 36698, Commodity Code: 0000-000, for $6,255.00.

DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#171 Authorized the Director of Division of State Police to restore 217.26 hours sick leave to Trooper First Class Michael MacFadzen.

#172 Authorized Division of State Police to host the 2001 Operation C.A.R.E. Conference at the Mount Washington Hotel, Bretton Woods, NH during the period of May 19-23, 2001.
(2) Authorized to accept fees from participants and other donations, which may become available, and expend expend those funds for related purposes.
(3) Authorized Division of State Police to establish a checking account for the exclusive use of paying the expenses of the conference. At the close of the conference, any remaining funds will be forwarded to the next Host State.
(4) Authorized to accept and expend a $20,000.00 grant from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration titled "Operation C.A.R.E. National Conference" through May 31, 2002 and budgeted as specified in letter of March 29, 2001.

#173 Authorized contract between the Department and Safety Services and Intech Technology Solutions Corp., Houston Texas in the amount of $22,273.00 through June 30, 2007 to provide upgrades to existing software, annual maintenance and in-house-training on the upgraded software. Funding is available in 025-023-5046-030 equipment and 020 current expense and should be encumbered as specified in letter of April 13, 2001.

#174 Authorized to accept and expend a NH Highway Safety grant entitled "Join the New Hampshire Clique Patrols" in the amount of $44,715.46 through November 30, 2001. Funds are to be budgeted as specified in letter April 18, 2001.

#175 Authorized to accept a gift of a two year old male German Shepherd from the animal Rescue League of Boston. This dog will replace an aging current canine that is in failing health. The value of the dog is approximately $200.00.

#176 Authorized to accept and expend a $7,500.00 grant from the US Attorney's Office to be used as support for the on-line Pharmacy Investigations through September 30, 2001. The funds are to be budgeted as specified in letter of April 3, 2001.

#177 Authorized Division of Motor Vehicles to enter into a $9,792.00 contract with Graf Brothers Leasing, Inc., Salisbury, MA through April 30, 2002 to provide seventeen storage containers to seven-motorcycle training sites for the 2001-2002 season. Funds are available in 010-023-8200-020, vendor code 109870.

#177A Authorized Division of Motor Vehicles to transfer and expend $420,117 from the Highway Surplus Account to the Retirees Health Insurance Account to cover the shortfall in retiree health insurance, as specified in letter dated March 8, 2001. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

#178 Authorized permit application for renewal of Onaway Camp Trust located on Newfound Lake in Hebron, NH as recommended by the Department of Safety, Division of Safety Services for a congregate mooring field under the authority of RSA 270:67. Onaway Camp Trust had been previously issued a permit for 5 moorings in 1994. It is recommended that the application be approved for a total of 5 moorings.

#179 Authorized permit application for renewal of Lake Shore Park Association located on Lake Winnipesaukee in Gilford, NH as recommended by the Department of Safety, Division of Safety Services for a congregate mooring field under the authority of RSA 270:67. Lake Shore Park Association Trust had been previously issued a permit for 36 moorings in 1994. It is recommended that the application be approved for a total of 36 moorings.

#180 Authorized permit application for renewal of Manor Estates Condominium Association located on Newfound Lake in Bristol, NH as recommended by the Department of Safety, Division of Safety Services for a congregate mooring field under the authority of RSA 270:67. Manor Estates Condominium Association had been previously issued a permit for 21 moorings in 1994. It is recommended that the application be approved for a total of 21 moorings.

#181 Authorized permit application for renewal of Long Island Bridge Campground located on Lake Winnipesaukee in Moultonboro, NH as recommended by the Department of Safety, Division of Safety Services for a congregate mooring field under the authority of RSA 270:67. Long Island Bridge Campground had been previously issued a permit for 27 moorings in 1994. It is recommended that the application be approved for a total of 27 moorings.

#182 Authorized permit application for renewal of Red Fox Village Property Owners Association on Newfound Lake in Bristol, NH as recommended by the Department of Safety, Division of Safety Services for a congregate mooring field under the authority of RSA 270:67. Red Fox Village Property Owners Association had been previously issued a permit for 30 moorings in 1994. It is recommended that the application be approved for a total of 30 moorings.

#183 Authorized permit application for renewal of Belmore Court Condo Association located on Newfound Lake in Bristol, NH as recommended by the Department of Safety, Division of Safety Services for a congregate mooring field under the authority of RSA 270:67. Belmore Court Condo Association had been previously issued a permit for 9 moorings in 1994. It is recommended that the application be approved for a total of 9 moorings.

#184 Authorized permit application for renewal of Eastern Shores Condo Association located on Winnipesaukee Lake in Laconia, NH as recommended by the Department of Safety, Division of Safety Services for a congregate mooring field under the authority of RSA 270:67. Eastern Shores Condo Association had been previously issued a permit for 13 moorings in 1994. It is recommended that the application be approved for a total of 13 moorings.

#185 Authorized permit application for renewal of Pine Hill Community Association, Inc. located on Lake Winnipesaukee in Meredith, NH as recommended by the Department of Safety, Division of Safety Services for a congregate mooring field under the authority of RSA 270:67. Pine Hill Community Association, Inc. had been previously issued a permit for 11 moorings in 1994. It is recommended that the application be approved for a total of 11 moorings.

#186 Authorized permit application for renewal of Pine Grove Condominium Association located on Newfound Lake in Bristol, NH as recommended by the Department of Safety, Division of Safety Services for a congregate mooring field under the authority of RSA 270:67. Pine Grove Condominium Association had been previously issued a permit for 6 moorings in 1994. It is recommended that the application be approved for a total of 6 moorings.

#187 Authorized permit application for renewal of Lakeside at Winnipesaukee Homeowners 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. Lakeside at Winnipesaukee Homeowners Association had been previously issued a permit for 11 moorings in 1994. It is recommended that the application be approved for a total of 11 moorings.

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#188 Authorized to reclassify position of Building Service Worker II, Salary Grade 4, in the Bureau of Human Resources to Highway Engineering Administrator, Salary Grade 34. Funding for this position will come from 015-096-3038-010.

#189 Authorized to accept the Special Committee Report and a copy of the Commissioner's Report for the Manchester, 10622A Project. Further Authorized the appointment of a Layout Commission as suggested: Fidele Bernasconi, 122 Bush Hill Road, Hudson, Terry Pfaff, 329 Hackett Hill Road, Hooksett and Louis Craig, 1661 Belmont Street, Manchester. The suggested total budget amount is $6,883.20.

#190 Authorized the Contemplated Award List for the period March 21, 2001 through April 17, 2001.

#191 Authorized to Quitclaim a portion of the NH Route 9 right-of-way as specified in letter of April 10, 2001 and charge an Administrative Fee of $500.00 to be credited to 015-096-REV/SRC 2156 Sale of Service for this transfer.

#192 Authorized to grant a Utility Easement for the purpose of mitigating impacts to a Utility Easement owned by North Conway Water Precinct that is affected by the reconstruction of the North-South Local Road in the Town of Conway.

#193 Authorized to accept additional Federal Funds in the amount of $1,207.00.
(2) Further grant additional state assistance to the City of Claremont, NH in the amount of $67.06 to be matched with Federal Funds $1,207.00 and local funds $67.06 totaling $1,341.12 for AIP 11 an airport development project to acquire snow removal equipment.
(3) Further Authorized the Comptroller to budget the Federal Funds as follows: 030-096-0692-000 Federal Funds $1,207.00 and 030-096-9692-090 State and Local 5-10% FAA Projects $1,207.00
(4) Further Authorized the Comptroller to encumber the Federal and State Funds in the amount of $1,274.06 in appropriation code 030-096-9692-090-0415.

#194 Authorized the Department on behalf of the States of Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont to enter into an agreement with Castle Rock Consultants, Inc. d/b/a CRC Consultants, 17 Royal Street, Leesburg, VA.
(2) Further to enter into agreement in an amount not to exceed $2,169,000.00 through April 30, 2006 to design, develop, implement, operate and maintain the Tri-State Rural Advanced Traveler Information System with funds from Account #015-096-3060-090 as specified in letter of April 20, 2001.

#195 Authorized a RETROACTIVE contract with Coastline Waste Services, LLC, 2995 Lafayette Road, Portsmouth, NH for the period May 1, 2001 through October 31, 2002 to provide rubbish disposal services for Hilton Park, Spaulding Turnpike, Dover, NH.
(2) Further Authorized to encumber $9,720.00 from the following appropriation account: 017-096-7037-020-0249, Spaulding Turnpike, FY2001 $1,620.00, FY2002 $4860.00 and FY2003 $3,240.00 per schedule in letter of April 17, 2001.

#196 Authorized a RETROACTIVE contract with Triangle Portable Toilets, Inc., 29 Chester Road, Derry, NH for the period May 1, 2001 through October 31, 2002 to provide 4 chemical portable toilets at Hilton Park, Dover, NH.
(2) Further Authorized to encumber $14,754.96 from appropriation account 017-096-7036-020-0252, FY2001 $2,459.16, FY2002 $7,377.48 and FY2003 $4,918.32.

#197 Authorized to enter into an Agreement with the State of Vermont to design and construct a project to paint the NH 126 Bridge over the Connecticut River between the Town of Colebrook, NH and the Town of Lemington, Vermont.

#198 Authorized to increase the contingency for contract with R.S. Audley, Inc., Bow, NH by $600,000.00 from $501,605.66 to $1,101,605.66. [Initially approved on June 9, 1999 (Item #174)], by increasing the amount to $1,101,605.66 and revise contract encumbrance to $11,133,718.78 for reconstruction of new bridge carrying NH Route 101 over NH Route 108.

#199 Authorized to accept additional Federal Funds in the amount of $4,745.00 to be matched with State Funds of $527.10 totaling $5,272.10 additional for this AIP-02 Project at Concord, Keen and Skyhaven (Rochester) Airports.
(2) Further Authorized the Comptroller to budget the Federal Funds as follows: 030-096-9692-000 Federal Funds $4,745.00 and 030-096-9692-090 State and Local 5-10% FAA Projects $4,475.00.
(3) Further Authorized to contract with BFC Inc., PO Box 300, Westmoreland, NH in an amount not to exceed $55,042.10 for pavement crack sealing at airports in Concord, Keene and Skyhaven in Rochester.
(4) Further Authorized the Comptroller to encumber the remaining $49,770.00, along with the additional $5,272.10 to BFC Inc. in the appropriation code 030-096-9692-090-0415.

#200 Authorized contract with Stewart's Nursery, Inc., Turner Falls, MA on the basis of a low bid of $419,046.50 for tree and shrub landscaping on NH 101 and 151.
(2) Further Authorized to encumber the amount of $419,046.50 from Consolidated Federal Aid Appropriation Account #015-096-3054-090-0309.
(3) Further Authorized a contingency in the amount of $41,904.65 for payment of latent conditions that may appear during execution of the project.
(4) Effective upon approval of Governor and Council with a completion date of August 30, 2002.

#201 Authorized contract with Morrill Construction, Inc., N Haverhill, NH on the basis of a low bid of $988,870.00 for pavement rehabilitation on NH Route 116.
(2) Further Authorized to encumber $988,870.00 from Highway Betterment Appropriation Account Number 015-096-3039.50-090-0309.
(3) Further Authorized a contingency in the amount of $98,887.00 for payment of latent conditions that my appear during execution of the project.
(4) Effective upon approval of Governor and Council with a completion date of September 21, 2001.

#202 Authorized contract R.S. Audley, Inc., Bow, NH on the basis of a low bid of $654,443.05 for the construction of a passenger rail platform facility, a bus drop-off area on Lincoln Street and a 78 space parking lot.
(2) Further Authorized to encumber the amount of $654,443.05 from Consolidated Federal Aid Appropriation Account #015-096-3054-090-0309.
(3) Further Authorized a contingency in the amount of $65,444.31 for payment of latent conditions that may appear during execution of the project.
(4) Effective upon approval of Governor and Council with a completion date of October 12, 2001.

#203 Authorized contract with Andrews Construction Co., Inc., Campton, NH on the basis of a single bid of $677,595.00 to provide for construction of wetland mitigation in advance of the impacts associated with the future widening of I-93 from Salem to Manchester.
(2) Further Authorized to encumber $677,595.00 from Consolidated Federal Aid Appropriation Account #015- 090-3054-090-0309.
(3) Further Authorized a contingency in the amount of $67,759.50 for payment of latent conditions that may appear during execution of the project.
(4) Effective upon approval of Governor and Council with a completion date of November 16, 2001.

#204 Authorized contract with DeLucca Fence Company, Inc., Methuen, MA on the basis of a low bid of $893,284.30 for replacement of cable and guardrail on US Route 202/NH Route 9 in the Towns of Hillsborough, Henniker and Hopkinton.
(2) Further Authorized to encumber $893,284.30 from Consolidated Federal Aid Appropriation Account #015- 096-3054-090-0309.
(3) Further Authorized a contingency in the amount of $89,328.43 for payment of latent conditions that may appear during execution of the project.
(4) Effective upon approval of Governor and Council with a completion date of September 28, 2001.

#205 Authorized to increase the contingency by $12,000.00 with Major L. Rodd, Inc., PO Box 69, St. Johnsbury, VT for a total contingency of $21,900.00 for the installation of new upper roof, Storrs Street Warehouse, Concord, NH.
(2) Further Authorized the Comptroller to encumber the amount of $12,000.00 from the following Appropriation Account Number: 030-014-0108-090-0226.

#206 Authorized contract with D. R. Cassidy, Inc., 146 Londonderry Turnpike, Hooksett, NH for a lump sum price of $27,900.00 for Warehouse Fire Detection System, NH Hospital Warehouse, NH, Hospital Campus, Concord, NH.
(2) Further Authorized a contingency in the amount of $3,100.00 for payment of latent conditions that may appear during execution of the project.
(3) Futher authorized Comptroller to encumber $31,000.00 from the Appropriation Account number 010-094- 8410-048-0226.

#207 Authorized contract with N. Pandelena Construction Co., Inc., Hampstead, NH on the basis of a low bid of $500,894.25 for reconstruction of the intersection of Route 114 and Shirley Hill/St. Anselm's Drive.
(2) Further Authorized to encumber the amount of $500,894.25 from State Aid Construction Appropriation Account #015-096-3037-090-0309.
(3) Further Authorized a contingency in the amount of $50,089.42 for payment of latent conditions that my appear during the execution of the project.
(4) Effective upon Governor and Council approval with a completion date of November 2, 2001.

#208 Authorized contract with CPM Constructors, Freeport, ME on the basis of a low bid of $4,564,554.00 for bridge rehabilitation and safety improvements on the Haverhill, NH-Newbury VT steel arch bridge carrying US 302 over the Connecticut River.
(2) Further Authorized to encumber the amount of $4,564,554.00 from Bridge Replacement Appropriation Account #015-096-3078-090-0309.
(3) Further Authorized a contingency in the amount of $319,518.78 for payment of latent conditions that may appear during the execution of the project.
(4) Effective upon Governor and Council approval with a completion date of June 6, 2003.

#208A Authorized the Bureau of Rail and Transit to expend an amount not to exceed $20,000 from the Special Railroad Fund for repair of railroad bridge #142.75 over Dean Brook in Northumberland as specified in letter dated March 26, 2001.
(2) Further authorized to reimburse the Bureau of Bridge Maintenance for its expenses on this repair. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

#208B Authorized to transfer $188,434 among classes, transfer $2,463,500 from the highway surplus account, and authorization to expend $2,500 from excess fuel distribution revenue as specified in letter of March 28, 2001. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#209 Authorized request of Birch Island Camp Company to construct a boathouse with associated structures on property located at Birch Island on Lake Winnipesaukee in Gilford.

#210 Authorized request of John & Gayle Wells to drive 2 pilings inside an existing 34ft x 34ft dug-in boathouse to support new façade and slip doors and reduce a 13 ft piling pier to 12ft in length on an average of 166ft of frontage in Winter Harbor, Lake Winnipesaukee in Wolfeboro.

#211 Authorized request of Bristol Realty Trust Joann A. Todd Trustee to construct a breakwater with associated structures on property located on Lake Winnipesaukee in Alton.

#212 Authorized request of Winnisquam Marine to dredge lakebed to restore the use of 6 slips within a 35 slip marine on Lake Winnisquam in Belmont.

#213 Authorized request of Ruth E. Pheeney to construct a breakwater (measured at the full lake elevation) with associated structures on property located at Wolfeboro Neck on Lake Winnipesaukee in Wolfeboro.

#214 Authorized request of Lake Shore Park Association to install seventy-nine floating piers attached to a wall mounted support beam by a wide hinge on property located at Lake Winnipesaukee in Gilford.

#215 Authorized request of the Town of Tuftonboro to upgrade the public boat launch at Union Wharf on Winnipesaukee in Tuftonboro.

#216 TUITION REQUESTS

The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO on Items #H, I, J, K, Q and V, approved the following tuition requests:

A. ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES - Request permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $345.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Donna L. Raymond, Supervisor III, in the course entitled "Contemporary Ethical Issues".

B. COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE - Request permission to pay University of Massachusetts, Boston, MA, the sum of $972.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Patricia Shay, Director of Admissions, in the courses entitled "Educational Leadership Skills II" and "Current Issues in Higher Education II".

C. COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE - Request permission to pay Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA, the sum of $873.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Wendy Ann Smith, Assistant Professor, in the distance learning course entitled "Using the Internet in the Classroom".

D. EDUCATION - Request permission to pay Plymouth State College, Plymouth, NH, the sum of $786.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Bruce Chipman, Rehabilitation Counselor II, in the course entitled "Counseling and the Developmental Process".

E. EDUCATION - Request permission to pay University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Little Rock, AR, the sum of $600.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Elizabeth Durant, Vocational Rehabilitation Supervisor, in the internet course entitled "Disability Law".

F. EDUCATION - Request permission to pay University of Sarasota, Sarasota, FL, the sum of $1,221.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Cathy Higgins, Educational Technology Consultant, in the distance learning course entitled "Organizational Communication Systems".

G. EDUCATION - Request permission to pay Springfield College, Manchester, NH, the sum of $2,380.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Bonnie Rothermel, Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor I, in the courses entitled "Project II" and "Families & Community" and "Environmental Assessment & Strategic Planning".

H. ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Request permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $504.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Pamela Welch, Program Assistant I, in the course entitled "Programming Fundamentals".

I. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Developmental Disabilities Council - Request permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $345.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Jennifer S. Daniels, Administrative Assistant, in the course entitled "Individual Counseling".

J. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Office of Administration - Request permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $690.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Karen Blizzard-Royce, Administrative Secretary, in the courses entitled "Introduction to Psychology" and "Issues in Public Policy".

K. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Office of Family Services - Request permission to pay Springfield College, Manchester, NH, the sum of $3,090.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Dawn Brown, Child Protective Services Worker II, in the courses entitled "Political History of the Struggle for Humane Human Services" and "Theories of Counseling & Psychotherapy" and "Generic Counseling Skills I" and "Community Project 3".

L. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Office of Information Services - Request permission to pay Southern New Hampshire University Graduate School of Business, Manchester, NH, the sum of $1,188.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Barbara Hoover, Information Technology Manager II, in the course entitled "Production and Operations Management".

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

N. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Office of Program Support - Request permission to pay New Hampshire Community Technical College, Laconia, NH, the sum of $380.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Susan Dupuis, Executive Secretary, in the course entitled "Object-Oriented Program Language VB".

O. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Office of Program Support - Request permission to pay New Hampshire Community Technical College, Laconia, NH, the sum of $380.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Tina Kelley, Administrative Assistant, in the course entitled "Object-Oriented Program Language VB".

P. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Office of Program Support - Request permission to pay University of New Hampshire, Manchester, NH, the sum of $845.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Valerie A. King, Program Specialist III, in the course entitled "Seminar in Public Administration: Criminal Justice".

Q. HOSPITAL - Request permission to pay University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, the sum of $706.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Scott Cook, Social Worker Trainee, in the course entitled "Intervention with Groups".

R. HOSPITAL - Request permission to pay University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, the sum of $621.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Barbara Landry, Registered Nurse III, in the course entitled "Research in Nursing".

S. HOSPITAL - Request permission to pay Springfield College, Manchester, NH, the sum of $960.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Michael Lucio, Mental Health Worker III, in the course entitled "Core II: Mobilizing Resources".

T. HOSPITAL - Request permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $345.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Ellen Paul, Mental Health Worker II, in the course entitled "Abnormal Psychology".

U. HOSPITAL - Request permission to pay University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, the sum of $706.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Victoria Shouldis, Social Worker III, in the course entitled "Intervention with Groups".

V. LIQUOR COMMISSION - Request permission to pay New Hampshire College, Manchester, NH, the sum of $615.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Margaret D. LaBrecque, Accountant III, in the course entitled "Introduction to Marketing".

W. RETIREMENT - Request permission to pay University of New Hampshire, Manchester, NH, the sum of $845.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Norman Patenaude, Deputy Executive Director, in the course entitled "Public Human Resource Management".

X. TRANSPORTATION - Request permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $252.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Beth Chamberlain, Data Control Clerk III, in the course entitled "Programming Fundamentals", also request permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $275.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Terry Place, Engineering Technician IV, in the course entitled "Communication and the Literature of Science and Technology".

#217 TRAVEL REQUESTS

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

A. EDUCATION - Request permission for
(3) employees, Donna MacKenzie, Program Reviewer, Mary Bubnis, Program Reviewer, and Teresa Vincent, Program Specialist, or designee, to travel to New Orleans, LA, on June 18 - 22, 2001, to attend the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) Financial Management Training. ALSO A CASH ADVANCE OF $635.00 IS REQUESTED FOR Donna MacKenzie, and ALSO A CASH ADVANCE OF $379.00 IS REQUESTED FOR Mary Bubnis, and ALSO A CASH ADVANCE OF $344.00 IS REQUESTED FOR Teresa Vincent. Total Cost: $2,557.93. Source of Funds: 100% Federal Funds. Registration Fee: $390.00.

B. SAFETY, Division of State Police - Request permission for (1) employee, Jeffrey Dade, Trooper, or designee, to travel to Huntsville, AL, on May 28 - June 29, 2001, to attend the FBI Hazardous Devices School. ALSO A CASH ADVANCE OF $1,515.00 IS REQUESTED FOR Jeffrey Dade. Total Cost: $3,729.00. Source of Funds: 100% Federal Funds. No Registration Fees.

C. SAFETY, Division of State Police - Request permission for
(2) employees, Jeffrey Kellett, Administrator Crime Unit, and Karen Lamb, Supervisor-UCR, or designee, to travel to Newport, RI, on June 4 - June 5, 2001, to attend the Greater New England UCR Conference. ALSO A CASH ADVANCE OF $700.00 IS REQUESTED FOR Jeffrey Kellett. Total Cost: $700.00. Source of Funds: 100% Criminal Records Fees. Registration Fee: $40.00.

LATE ITEMS

A. DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES
Authorized to enter into a five-year lease agreement in the total amount of $320,880.47 with Bill Day, PO Box 6374, Nashua, NH to provide office and courtroom space in the Town of Milford and for the Milford District Court. The lease is for the period July 1, 2001 through June 30, 2006. Funds shall be available in Account No. 010-014-2045-022-0248 and paid as follows: 7/1/01-6/30/02-$60,902.39-7/1/02-6/30/04-$63,550.32 and 7/1/04-6/30/06-$66,438.72 per fiscal year.

B. DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Authorized to enter into a contract with the Glen Group of North Conway, NH for advertising, marketing and promotion services in the amount of $51,959.50 through June 30, 2001 with two one-year options to renew. Fuding is available in account 010-035-3610-090-0247, Printing, Advertising and Promotion.

Items removed from Table

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Colantuono, seconded by Councilor Burton, voted to remove Item #135 which was tabled at the March 14, 2001 Governor and Executive Meeting. Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, voted to approve with Councilor Wheeler, voting NO, the request of the Bureau of Maternal and Child Health to AMEND an existing agreement with Dartmouth Hitchcock Clinic, Indian Stream of Colebrook, NH [Initially approved on June 21, 2000 (Item #120)], by increasing the dollar amount by $2,303 from $41,511 to $43,814 through June 30, 2001 to provide additional family planning services.

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Colantuono, seconded by Councilor Burton, voted to remove Item #102 which was tabled at the March 28, 2001 Governor and Executive Council Meeting. Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Colantuono, voted to approve with Councilors Colantuono and Wheeler, voting NO, the request of Children, Youth and Families to enter into an agreement with Kevin J. O'Connell, West Newbury, MA in an amount not to exceed $73,850 through June 30, 2002. Funds for this purpose should be encumbered in the following account according to State fiscal year, with authority through the Comptroller, if needed and justified, between State fiscal years: Title IVE Grant 010-040-5855-097-041 SFY 2001 $18,475 and SFY 2002 $55,375.

 

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