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May 23, 2001
 

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GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MINUTES
Wentworth Coolidge Mansion, Portsmouth, New Hampshire
May 23, 2001
10:30 a.m.
#9

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

The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Griffin, accepted the minutes of May 9, 2001 with the following amendment:

Item 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 Councilors Wheeler and Colantuono, 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.

The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Wheeler, confirmed the appointment of several persons nominated for Civil Commissions from the May 9, 2001 meeting.

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

The Governor and Executive Council set the date for a special election for State Representative to be held in Rockingham County District No. 29 (Londonderry)
The filing period will be from May 29-June 4, 2001
The primary election will be held on July 10, 2001
The special election will be held on August 14, 2001

CONFIRMATIONS

The Governor confirmed the following:

AMERICAN AND CANADIAN FRENCH CULTURAL EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Adele Boufford Baker, Manchester
Vacancy
Effective: May 23, 2001
TERM: May 23, 2003

Albert E. Nault, Campton
Vacancy
Effective: May 23, 2001
TERM: May 23, 2003

ATHLETIC TRAINERS BOARD
John J. O'Connor, Concord
Physician/practice of sports and medicine
Reappointment
Effective: May 23, 2001
TERM: March 18, 2004

AVIATION USERS ADVISORY BOARD
Paul E. Fleming, Manchester
Aviation Association of NH
Succeeding: David Fletcher, Sandown (resigned)
Effective: May 23, 2001
TERM: April 23, 2004

CONNECTICUT RIVER VALLEY RESOURCE COMMISSION
Robert W. Christie, Lancaster
Statewide Conservation Organization
Reappointment
Effective: May 23, 2001
TERM: January 22, 2004

Robert Ritchie, Piermont
Agriculture
Reappointment
Effective: May 23, 2001
TERM: February 10, 2004

HAZARDOUS MATERIAL TRANSPORTATION ADVISORY BOARD
Andrew C. Reed, South Hampton
Hazardous Material Carrier Industry
Reappointment
Effective: May 23, 2001
TERM: January 30, 2004

CHRISTA MCAULIFFE PLANETARIUM COMMISSION
Francis J. Haines, Jr., North Sutton
Reappointment
Effective: May 23, 2001
TERM: April 7, 2004

NH MUNICIPAL BOND BANK
James E. Tibbetts, Colebrook
Succeeding: Scott B. Walters, New London (resigned)
Effective: May 23, 2001
TERM: July 1, 2004

WARDEN: NH STATE PRISON FOR WOMEN
Richard M. Gerry, Bow
Succeeding: Jeanne North, Concord (Acting Warden)
Effective: May 23, 2001
Salary: Group M, Step 4-$56,712
TERM: Serves at the pleasure of the Commissioner of the Department of Corrections

RAILROAD APPEALS BOARD
Francis X. Quinn, Jr., Portsmouth
Legal Profession
Reappointment
Effective: May 23, 2001
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: May 23, 2001
TERM: April 19, 2004

TRANSPORTATION APPEALS BOARD
Barry Lussier, Manchester
Prof. Engineer
Reappointment
Effective: May 23, 2001
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: May 23, 2001
TERM: December 1, 2002

The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilors Colantuono and Wheeler voting NO, accepted the following confirmation:

UNIVERSITY SYSTEM OF NEW HAMPSHIRE BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Andrew E. Lietz, Rye
Succeeding: Louis Georgopoulas, Portsmouth
Effective: May 23, 2001
TERM: June 30, 2004
A roll call vote was requested, the results are as follows:
Councilor Burton - Yes:
Councilor Spaulding - Yes:
Councilor Griffin - Yes:
Councilor Colantuono - No:
Councilor Wheeler - No.

BOARD OF VETERINARY MEDICINE
Craig Kelleher, North Hampton
Succeeding: Thomas Adams, Derry
Effective: May 23, 2001
TERM: March 5, 2006

WETLANDS COUNCIL
W. Michael Dannehy, Woodsville
Member of Soil or Water Conservation District
Reappointment
Effective: May 23, 2001
TERM: December 6, 2003

NOMINATIONS

The Governor nominated the following:

AIR RESOURCES COUNCIL
David G. Collins, Bedford
Fuel Oils Industry
Succeeding: David Harrington, New Boston (resigned)
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: September 6, 2003

COMPENSATION APPEALS BOARD
Anne C. Eaton, Concord
Labor
Succeeding: Benjamin C. Baroody, Manchester
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: February 13, 2005

HAZARDOUS MATERIAL TRANSPORTATION ADVISORY BOARD
Paul J. Cronin, Seabrook
(Upon recommendation of the NH Police Chiefs Association)
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: March 19, 2004

Henry L. Lipe III, Windham
(Upon recommendation of the Association of Fire Chiefs)
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: February 13, 2004

BOARD OF NURSING
Karen L. Baranowksi, DNSc, ANP, RN, Amherst
Succeeding: Geraldine S. Donahue, Canterbury (reached term limit)
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: May 10, 2004

Linda L. Compton, RN, Francestown
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: May 10, 2004

Stanley J. Plodzik, Jr., M.Ed, RN, Dover
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: May 10, 2004

PERSONNEL APPEALS BOARD
Lisa Rule (d), Concord
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: June 2, 2004

POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION COMMISSION
Sister Lucille C. Thibodeau, Nashua
(on recommendation of NH College and University Council)
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: June 30, 2006

DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ADVISORY COMMISSION
Richard F. Hamilton, North Woodstock
(Public Relations)
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: April 1, 2006

Donna J. Kuethe (i), Laconia
(Recreation)
Vacancy
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: April 1, 2002

Douglas Pearson, Bedford
(Public member)
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: April 1, 2006

RIVERS MANAGEMENT ADVISORY COMMISSION
Richard Moquin, Bedford
Member of Fish & Game Commission
Succeeding: Frank G. Clark, Lisbon
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: September 28, 2003

BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY

#1 Authorized to hold a Public Hearing to approve an award of a State Guarantee under RSA 162-A:13-a with respect to a loan from St Mary's Bank to J.A. Bourque & Sons, Inc., Manchester, New Hampshire. Action will authorize a Resolution under RSA 162-I:18 to determine the financing will serve a public use, provide public benefit and is within the policy and authority of the Act.
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 23, 2001 COUNCIL CHAMBER, CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE

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

WHEREAS, the Governor and Council (the "Governor and Council") of the State of New Hampshire (the "State") have received from the Business Finance Authority of the State of New Hampshire (the "Authority") its written recommendation that the Governor and Council make certain findings and determinations pursuant to RSA 162-A:18 with respect to the award of a guarantee of the Authority in an amount equal to seventy-five percent (75%) of the principal amount of a loan up to $150,000 from St. Mary's Bank to J.A. Bourque & Sons, Inc. pursuant to RSA 162-A:13-a (the Working Capital Loan Guarantee Program or the "WAG Program");

WHEREAS, the proposed guarantee would require the pledge of the full faith and credit of the Authority in an amount not to exceed seventy-five percent (75%) of the proposed financing;

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

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

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

NOW, THEREFORE, IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED THAT:

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

(a) Special Findings.

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

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

(b) General Findings.

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

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

(iii) The award of the guarantee as proposed will preserve or increase the social welfare or economic prosperity of the state and one or more of its political subdivisions, and will promote the general welfare of the state's citizens.

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

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

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

Passed and Agreed to May 23, 2001.

OFFICE OF STATE PLANNING

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#2 Authorized to enter into the Memorandum of Agreement with the University of New Hampshire, Cooperative Extension, Office of Sponsored Research, Service Building, Room 109B, 51 College Road, Durham, NH in the amount of $20,000 in federal funds through December 31, 2002.
(2) Further Authorized the Director of Accounting Services to encumber $20,000 from Account number 025- 002-3671-01-092-0294 (NH Estuaries Project).

#3 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY AMEND an Agreement with the City of Manchester, Planning Department, One City Hall Plaza, Manchester, New Hampshire (Initially approved on March 3, 1999 (Item #7)], by extending the end date from December 31, 2000 to December 31, 2001. No additional funds are required.

OFFICE OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#4 Authorized to accept and expend Hazard Mitigation Grant Program funds from the Federal Emergency Management Agency in the amount of $74,786.00 through March 15, 2003.
(2) 4Further authorized the Administrator of the Bureau of Accounting to budget the funds according to the exhibit in letter of May 9, 2001.
(3) Further authorized a grant agreement the amount of $73,320.00 with the Town of Gorham, NH through March 15, 2003.
(4) Further authorized the Administrator of the Bureau of Accounting to encumber $73,320.00 to the Town of Gorham, Vendor Code 21143, 025-088-7832-091-0415 for $70,500.00 and 025-088-7832-092-0415 for $2,820.00.

#5 Authorized to accept and expend $68,550 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency through December 31, 2001.
(2) Further authorized the Comptroller to budget the funds according to the exhibit in letter of May 9, 2001.

#6 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Colantuono, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO, authorized to enter into a contract with Wright Communications, Inc. in the amount of $30,800.00 through June 30, 2002. SOLE SOURCE
(2) Further authorized the Comptroller to encumber $30,800.00 under Vendor code Number 10334 with Distribution Codes as specified in letter of April 30, 2001.

#7 Authorized to lease a passenger minivan from Ford Motor Credit Company as supplied by the John Grappone Ford, Concord, NH at the cost of $520.31 per month for a total 48-month lease price of $24,974.88.
(2) Further authorized the Administrator of the Bureau of Accounting Services to encumber funds as specified letter of May 9, 2001.

GOVERNOR'S OFFICE OF ENERGY AND COMMUNITY SERVICES

#8 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Colantuono, authorized to enter into a contract in an amount not to exceed $12,300 with the Northeast Sustainable Energy Association, Greenfield, MA through May 31, 2002 to conduct workshops, design and implementation plan, and undertake other activities to promote the use of solar energy in New Hampshire.
(2) Further authorized the Director, Division of Accounting Services to encumber funding in account number 025-002-1205-095-0415 job number 02016000.

OFFICE OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

#16 Authorized to enter into a contract with the Eastern Analytical Inc., Concord, NH in the amount of $28,160.00 through May 23, 2002 to perform Hazard Waste and Environmental Testing. The cost of this contract shall be reimbursed to the State by the federal government at a rate of 100%.
(2) Authorized the comptroller to encumber the funds cited above, as follows: FY2001, ARNG Environmental Resources Base Contract Appropriation Number 025-012-2262-090-0226, for $28,160.00.

DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#17 Authorized Working Capital Warrant No.01-12 in the amount of $430,000,000.00 to cover expenditures for the Month of June 2001.
(2) Authorized Working Capital Warrant No. 01-10 reporting expenditures of $223,362,943.86 for the Month of April recommends the balance of $66,637,056.14 be lapsed.

#18 Authorized Salary and Benefit Adjustment transfers for the month of April 2001.

#19 Authorized list of agency transfers for Fiscal Year 2001 during the month of April 2001.

#20 Authorized Bureau of General Services to AMEND contract with Busy Bee Janitorial Services, Inc., Somersworth, NH [Initially approved on June 24, 1998] with the term of July 1, 2001 through June 30, 2003 and increasing the total contract amount from $578,185.68 to $963,642.80. Funding will be provided from Health and Human Svcs, 010-014-2030-090-0293, FY2002 for $192,728.56 and FY2003 for $192,728.56.

#21 Authorized Bureau of Court Facilities to enter into an Agreement for Use of Premises with the County of Coos, acting by and through it's Board Commissioners, PO Box 10, West Stewartstown, NH through August 31, 2004, the County (Tenant) shall pay the State (Landlord) annual rent in the amount of $32,792.66.

#22 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilor Colantuono voting NO, authorized to enter into the lease extension agreement with the Town of Exeter, 10 Front Street, Exeter, NH through June 30, 2002 in the amount of $19,633. Funds shall be available in Account No. 010-014-2045-022-0248.

#23 Authorized Bureau of General Services to AMEND contract with R & W Cleaning Services, Inc., Manchester, NH. [Initially approved on June 24, 1998]. The term of the amendment is July 1, 2001 through June 30, 2003 and will increase the total contract amount from $344,028.00 to $573,380.00. Funding shall be provided from the following accounts: Londergan Hall-010-014-2095-090-0293, FY 2002 for $45,508.00 and FY2003 for $45,508.00 Johnson Hall-010-014-2096-090-0293, FY2002 for $31,750.00 and FY2003 for $31,750.00 Spaulding Hall-010-014-2097-090-0293, FY2002 for $26,433.00 and FY2003 for $26,433.00 Records & Archives- 010-014-2040-090-0293, FY2002 for $10,985.00 and $FY2003 for $10,985.00

#24 Authorized Division of Plant & Property Management to AMEND a contract with C.C. Vending, Inc., Laconia, NH, by extending the current term two months to August 31, 2001 for vending services at the northbound and southbound rest areas in Hooksett.

#25 Authorized Surplus Distribution Section to allow two or more employees to travel out of state July 1, 2001 through December 31, 2001.
(2) Further authorized this section a cash advancement of $500.00 for each specific requirement.

#26 Authorized to appoint Raymond S. Burton as a designee of the Executive Council to hold a hearing on the proposal for the ambulatory care center construction and equipment project; normal capital expenditures project in connection with Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Clinic, Lebanon, New Hampshire.

#26A Authorized Administrative Services Financial Data Management to enter into contract with Networked Information Systems LLC, 6A Gill Street, Woburn, MA in the amount of $412,500.00 through May 23, 2003 for support services. Funds are available in account: 010-014-2006-003.

#26B Authorized Bureau of Purchase and Property to enter into statewide agreement with the vendors listed in ATTACHMENT A, in letter of April 30, 2001, effective upon Governor and Council approval. These agreements have a 6-year term ending June 30, 2005 contingent upon performance reviews to occur every two years.

TREASURY DEPARTMENT

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#27 Authorized the Memorandum of Understanding between the Department and the Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Child Support in an amount not to exceed $100,000 through June 30, 2003 for development and processing of DCSS checks on Treasury's Paybase check disbursement system. Further authorized to extend this MOU for an additional two years for an amount to be determined upon amended agreement of the parties.
(2) Authorized the Department to accept and expend $100,000 from the Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Child Support Services through June 30, 2003 for check printing services and direct the Director, Division of Accounting Services to adjust the budget as specified in letter of May 2, 2001.
(3) Authorized the Department of Health and Human Services, DCSS to encumber available funds as follows Child Support Expenditure, 025-095-6128-090-0294, SFY2001, $5000, SFY2002, $45,000 and SFY2003 $50,000.

#28 Authorized the Comptroller to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated and the State Treasurer to issue checks in the amount of $6,879.48 pursuant to RSA 471-C31-a.

ATTORNEY GENERAL

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#29 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Colantuono, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO, authorized to accept and expend a grant of $33,152 from the US Department of Education through June 30, 2001 and direct the Director of Accounting Services to establish availability in existing account number 025-020-1984-090 in the following: 090, Grants $33,152 and 000 Federal $33,152.
(2) Authorized the Department to grant funds of $33,152 to the Department of Corrections (Fund 010) through June 30, 2001 and further to Authorized the Director, Division of Accounting Services to encumber same in 025-020-1984-090-0415 (100% Federal).

#30 Authorized to enter into sub-grants and further Authorized the Director, Bureau of Accounting Services to encumber same in account 025-020-2002-090 as follows: NH Department of Corrections in the amount of $22,253 through December 31, 2001 and Belknap County Sheriff for $109,886 through June 30, 2002

#31 Authorized to enter into a sub-grant and further Authorized the Director, Bureau of Accounting Services to encumber same in account 025-020-2011-090 as follows: NH Department of Corrections in the amount of $109,397 through June 30, 2002.

PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#31A The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO, authorized to AMEND Item #210-HH, approved on January 24, 2001, by increasing the amount of tuition assistance payable to the University of New Hampshire, Manchester, NH from $621.00 to $1220.00, an increase of $599.00.

#31B Authorized to reclassify vacant position #14386 from a Statistical Assistant, Salary Grade 13, to a Technical Support Specialist V, Salary Grade 28.

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

#32 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Colantuono, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO, authorized to accept and expend additional grant funds in the amount of $32,102.00 in Account No. 025-026-6235 from the federal Mine Safety and Health Administration through September 30, 2001.
(2) Further authorized the Director, Division of Accounting Services to adjust the budget in Account No. 025- 026-6235 as specified in letter of May 9, 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 Fiscal Year.

EMPLOYMENT SECURITY

#33 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Colantuono, with Councilors Spaulding and Wheeler voting NO, authorized to enter into a service agreement with Holiday Inn, Concord, NH in the amount not to exceed $215.52 through June 30, 2001 for use of a conference room large enough to hold 50 NHES employees.
(2) Further authorized to expend existing Federal Funds in an amount not to exceed $1,593.52 to hold a Managers and Supervisors Training Conference on June 14, 2001 dealing with Employment Law and Discrimination at the Holiday Inn, Concord, NH. Federal Funds will be expended as specified in letter of May 8, 2001.

DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#34 Authorized to enter into a contract with Century Mechanical, Inc., 5A Crosby Street, Concord, NH for a total amount of $84,798 through June 12, 2003, to provide labor, parts and materials if needed to complete the repairs on HVAC Equipment and all related items that are not under another contract for the Department facilities.
(2) Further authorized the comptroller to encumber funds as specified in letter of May 2, 2001.

#35 Authorized to enter into a contract with Pinard Waste Systems, Inc., PO Box 548, Manchester, NH through June 30, 2003 to provide rubbish removal with an option to renew for an additional period of 2 years.
(2) Further authorized the Director, Division of Accounting Services to encumber funds according to the State Fiscal Year with authority through the Budget Office, if needed and justified, between State Fiscal Years. Funds are available to support this request as specified in letter of May 3, 2001.

DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#36 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Scott Hall Flooring, Whitefield, NH for the epoxy flooring at the sanitary facilities addition in Bear Brook State Park, Allenstown, NH. Funding for this contract $3,110.00 is from Account #030-035-0149-090-0226 and has a completion date of June 10, 2001.

#37 Authorized Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding with the Student Conservation Association in the amount of $7,800.00 for the purpose of providing environmental education and interpretation programs at the Nature Center in Bear Brook State Park through October 31, 2001. SOLE SOURCE
(2) Further authorized the funds available in account 025-035-3720-050-0109 to be paid to SCA upon Governor and Council approval.

#38 Authorized Division of Forests and Lands to enter into an agreement with the Nature Conservancy for a total of $7,500.00 through December 31, 2001 to undertake rare species and natural community inventories at Monadnock State Park. Funding for this is available in account number 025-035-3720-020-FY01 Service Parks current expense for $1,875 and account number 010-035-3720-020 pending budget approval FY02 Service Parks current expense for $5,625.

#39 Authorized Division of Forests and Lands to enter into a contract with the University of New Hampshire, Complex Systems Research Center at a total cost not to exceed $16,268.00 through June 30, 2002 to develop a GIS-compatible database for state forest and land administered by the Department. SOLE SOURCE
(2) Further authorized to make an advance payment of $9,935.50 upon approval of contract. Funds are available in FY2001 account 025-035-3505-092-0109 and $6,332.50 FY2002 in account 025-3551-090-0109.

#40 Authorized to AMEND the contract with Elf's Landscaping, Inc., Rochester, NH for an additional $1,200.00 for a new total amount of $6,545.00 through June 30, 2001 to include the spring landscaping for the International Trade Resource Center. Funds are available in account 010-035-3612-091-0293 (Promotions and Contracts) in the amount of $1,500.00. SOLE SOURCE

#41 Authorized contract with Elf's Landscaping, Inc., East Rochester, NH in the amount of $5,810.00 per year through June 30, 2003 to provide landscape and snow removal services for the International Trade Resource Center in Portsmouth. Funds are available in code 010-035-3612-091-0293 Office of International Commerce-Promotion/Contracts, pending budget approval.

#42 Authorized Division of Parks and Recreation, Trials Bureau to enter into Recreational Trails Program grants with organizations as listed in attachment of letter of May 2, 2001 pending the Attorney General's approval. Funds are available in the amount of $446,831 from account 025-035-3761-093-0415 with a completion date of September 30, 2003.

#43 Authorized Division of Parks and Recreation, Trails Bureau to enter into Recreational Trails Program grants totaling $68,256.00 with the organizations as listed on the attachment of letter of April 25, 2001 pending the Attorney General's approval. Funds are available in the following accounts: 025-035-3761-093-0415 for $53,169.00-025-035-3757-093-0415 for $4,216.77 and 025-035-3758-093-0415 for $10,870.23. Effective upon Governor and Council with a completion date of September 30, 2003.

#44 Authorized Office of Travel and Tourism Development to award the following grants under the Joint Promotional Program: White Mountains Attractions Association for $17,900 through June 30, 2001 and Mount Washington Valley Chamber of Commerce for $5,100.00 through June 30, 2001. Funds are available in Appropriation Account 010-035-3620-093-0415 in the amount of $23,000.00.

FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#45 Authorized to accept one payment each of $324.60 totaling $1,623.00 from Richard Whalley, Leonard Rodriguez, Jenny Liu, Mark Stalnaker and Alan Carpenter for expenses resulting in the rescue of the group of individuals during a search and rescue mission on March 11, 2001.
(2) Authorized the Department to expend the $1,623.00 by providing these funds to the New Hampshire Outdoor Council, for the purpose of providing search and rescue equipment or training to volunteers beginning from the date of Governor and Council approval.
(3) Authorized the Director of Accounting Services to budget these funds according to the exhibit in letter of May 8, 2001.

#46 Authorized to transfer and expend $82,000 from the Fish and Game Fund to offset a shortfall in retirees health insurance, as specified in letter of April 2, 2001.

#47 Authorized to purchase 0.7 acres of land on the Baker River in the Town of Plymouth, NH from John and Carol Perkins for the sum or $4,900.00.
(2) Authorized the Comptroller to encumber funds according to the following exhibit: 020-075-2116-091-0308 for $4,900.00.

#48 Authorized to AMEND contract with d/b/a SUPER ED/Edward L. Haskell, Jr., Rumney, NH [Initially approved on December 20, 2000 (Item #75)], by increasing the contract price by $3,512.20 from $5,400.00 to an amount not to exceed $8,912.20. SOLE SOURCE
(2) Authorized the Director of Accounting Services encumber the additional amount according to the following exhibit: 020-075-2132-095, Contractual for $3,512.20.

DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#49 Authorized DES a waiver from the provisions of Administrative Rule 607.03 (c) to increase the number of fleet vehicles allocated to DES by three. These new vehicles shall be assigned to the Air Resources Division, Concord with two being used by the Technical Services Bureau and the third by the Compliance Bureau.

#50 Authorized the Oil Fund Disbursement Board to budget additional funds in the amount of $136,856 through June 30, 2001 for purposes of processing reimbursement claims to owners of facilities for oil discharge cleanup under the provisions of RSA 146-D:6. Further Authorized the Director of Accounting Services to budget as specified in letter of May 10, 2001.
(2) Authorized the Board to allocate funds in the amount of $10,000 for additional staff overtime and authorized the Director of Accounting Services to allocate funds as specified in letter of May 10, 2001.

#51 Authorized to accept $16,000 in federal funds from the US Environmental Protection Agency under the Non-point Source Program through June 30, 2001. Further Authorized the Director of Accounting Services to budget the funds as specified in letter of May 10, 2001 according to the state fiscal year with authority to adjust through the Budget Office if needed and justified between the state and federal fiscal years.

#52 Authorized Water Division to allocate funds to the Lake Massasecum Improvement Association in the amount of $15,600.00 through December 31, 2001 to control nuisance growths of Myriophyllum heterophyllum (variable milfoil) in the north cove of the lake. Further Authorized the Director of Accounting Services to encumber $15,600 from other funds in account 010-044-1430-090-0415.

#53 Authorized to budget unallocated Lake Restoration fee funds under the provisions of RSA125-C:12, in the amount of $23,240 in FY 01. Further Authorized the Comptroller to budget the funds as specified in letter of May 10, 2001 and to budget between the fiscal years if necessary.

#54 Authorized to accept $7,000 in federal funds through May 31, 2001 to support the Volunteer River Assessment Program. Further Authorized the Director of Accounting Services to budget funds in Account #025-044-4740 as specified in exhibit in letter of May 10, 2001 with authority to adjust through the Budget Office if needed and justified between state and federal fiscal year.

#55 Authorized Water Resource Council under RSA 481:3-9 to budget additional water user fees through June 30, 2001. Further Authorized the Director of Accounting Services to budget as follows: 010-044-3812, Connecticut/Coos Project, FY2001 for $6,700.

#56 Authorized Water Division to enter into a contract with The H. L. Turner Group Inc., 27 Locke Road, Concord, NH for a total amount of $94,000.00 through June 30, 2005 for professional services as described in Exhibits A and B of the proposed contract. Funds are (or will be) available and should be budgeted as specified in letter of March 7, 2001.

#57 Authorized to enter into a Memorandum of Agreement with the University of New Hampshire, Office of Sponsored Research, Service Building, 51 College Road, Durham, NH in the amount of $93,442.00 through June 30, 2003. Further authorized the Director of Accounting Services to encumber $38,442.00 from Federal Funds in Account #025-044-2035-090-0515, and $55,000.00 from Federal Funds in Account #010-044-1511-090-0515. SOLE SOURCE

#58 Authorized to enter into a MOA with the Office of State Planning in the amount of $3,343 through September 30, 2003 to develop a Model Wetlands Ordinance for use by New Hampshire Municipalities. Further Authorized the Director of Accounting Services to encumber funds from account 025-044-2062-090. These funds are 100% federal.

#59 Authorized to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Plaistow, 145 Main Street, Plaistow, NH in the amount of $5,200.00 through December 31, 2002. Further Authorized the Director of Accounting Services to encumber $5,200.00 from Federal Funds in Account #025-044-2025-090-0515.

#60 Authorized to enter into a grant agreement with the Rochester Department of Public Works, 45 Old Dover Road, Rochester, NH in the amount of $21,000.00 through December 31, 2002. Further Authorized the Director of Accounting Services to encumber $21,000.00 from Federal Funds in Account #025-044-2025-090-0515.

#61 Authorized Water Division to AMEND a grant agreement with Green Mountain Conservation Group, PO Box 95, South Effingham, NH through December 31, 2001. The funds are to be paid entirely from federal funds in Account 025-044-4718-092-0515. This is a time extension request and involves no new funds.

#62 Authorized Water Division to AMEND a grant agreement with the Whitefield Conservation Commission, 544 Jefferson Road, Whitefield, NH through December 31, 2001. The funds are to be paid entirely from federal funds in Account 025-044-4718-092-0515. This is a time extension request and involves no new funds.

#63 Authorized Water Division to AMEND a grant agreement with the Pennichuck Water Works, 4 Water Street, Nashua, NH through September 30, 2001. The funds are to be paid entirely from federal funds in Account 025-044-4718-092-0515. This is a time extension request and involves no new funds.

#64 Authorized the loan agreement between the Department and the Town of Meredith in the amount of $850,344 under the provisions of RSA 486:14 and NH Admin. Rules Env-C 500 effective upon approval by Governor and Council for replacement of water mains.

#65 Authorized the loan agreement between the Department and the Town of Plymouth in the amount of $1,235,000 under the provisions of RSA 486:14 and NH Admin. Rules Env-C 500 effective upon approval by Governor and Executive Council. Further Authorized the Director of Accounting Services to encumber funds in the amount of $1,235,000 in account 025-044-2001-090-0252 for the construction of the Town's landfill closure project.

#65A Authorized to reclassify position #19518 from an Engineering Technician III, salary grade 15, to a Hydrogeologist I, salary grade 17, under the provisions of RSA 21-I:56. Funding is available from account 010-044-3851-010 to cover the additional annual salary costs of approximately $2,515.

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Office of Community & Public Health

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#66 Authorized to accept and expend $18,671 in federal funds through June 30, 2001, as specified in letter of March 14, 2001. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

#67 Authorized to accept and expend $30,000 in federal funds through June 30, 2001 as specified in letter of March 20, 2001. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

#68 Authorized Bureau of Rural Health & Primary Care to enter into a contract with Peter C. Loeser, Londonderry, NH in an amount not to exceed $40,000 through July 2, 2003 for physician loan repayment. Funds are available and should be encumbered as follows: 010-090-5149-093-0415, Linkages, SFY02 $20,000, and SFY03 $20,000.

#69 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Colantuono, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO, authorized STD/HIV Prevention Bureau to AMEND an existing agreement with the New Hampshire Minority Health Coalition of Manchester, NH, by increasing the dollar amount by $44,160 from $53,292 to $97,452 through June 30, 2001 to provide HIV/AIDS risk education and education programs. Funds are available as follows: 010-090-5189-092-0415, HIV Testing, current $53,292, Increased $44,160, Revised $97,452.

#70 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Colantuono, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO, authorized Bureau of Maternal and Child Health to enter into an agreement with the Rochester/Rural District VNA, Rochester, NH in the amount of $61,550 through June 30, 2002 for home visiting services. Funding is available as follows: 025-045-6146-090-0415, Home Visiting Contract, SFY01 $11,550, and SFY02 $50,000.

#71 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Colantuono, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO, authorized Bureau of Maternal and Child Health to enter into an agreement with the Family Resource Center, Gorham, NH in the amount of $63,200 through June 30, 2002 for home visiting services. Funding is available as follows: 025-045-6146-090-0415, Home Visiting Contract, SFY01 $13,200 and SFY02 $50,000.

#72 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Colantuono, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO, authorized Bureau of Maternal and Child Health to enter into an agreement with the Visiting Nurse Alliance of Vermont and New Hampshire, White River Jct., VT in the amount of $61,550 through June 30, 2002. Funding is available as follows: 025-045-6146-090-0415, Home Visiting Contract, SFY01 $11,550 and SFY02 $50,000.

#73 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Colantuono, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO, authorized Bureau of Maternal and Child Health to enter into an agreement with Families First of the Greater Seacoast Portsmouth, NH in the amount of $61,550 through June 30, 2002 for home visiting services. Funding is available as follows: 025-045-6146-090-0415, Home Visiting Contract, SFY01 $11,550 and SFY02 $50,000.

#74 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Colantuono, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO, authorized Bureau of Maternal and Child Health to enter into an agreement with the Child and Family Services of Exeter, NH in the amount of $61,550 through June 30, 2002 for home visiting services. Funding is available as follows: 025-045-6146-090-0415, Home Visiting Contract, SFY01 $11,550 and SFY02 $50,000.

#75 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Colantuono, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO, authorized Bureau of Maternal and Child Health to enter into an agreement with Valley Regional Healthcare, Inc., of Claremont, NH in the amount of $61,550 through June 30, 2002 for home visiting services. Funding is available as follows: 025-045-6146-090-0415, Home Visiting Contract, SFY01 $11,550 and SFY02 $50,000.

#76 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Colantuono, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO, authorized Bureau of Maternal and Child Health to enter into an agreement with the Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties, Inc., Concord, NH in the amount of $61,550 through June 30, 2002 for home visiting services. Funding is available as follows: 025-045-6146-090-0415, Home Visiting Contract, SFY01 $11,550 and SFY02 $50,000.

#77 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Colantuono, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO, authorized Bureau of Maternal and Child Health to enter into an agreement with Ammonoosuc Community Health Services, Inc., Littleton, NH in the amount of $61,550 through June 30, 2002 for home visiting services. Funding is available as follows: 025-045-6146-090-0415, Home Visiting Contract, SFY01 $11,550 and SFY02 $50,000.

#78 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Colantuono, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO, authorized Bureau of Maternal and Child Health to enter into an agreement with Healthy Universal Beginnings Family Support Center of Dover, NH in the amount of $61,550 through June 30, 2002 for home visiting services. Funding is available as follows: 025-045-6146-090-0415, Home Visiting Contract, SFY01 $11,550 and SFY02 $50,000.

#79 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Colantuono, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO, authorized Bureau of Maternal and Child Health to enter into an agreement with Monadnock Family Services of Keene, NH in the amount of $61,550 through June 30, 2002 for home visiting services. Funding is available as follows: 025-045-6146-090-0415, Home Visiting Contract, SFY01 $11,550 and SFY02 $50,000.

#80 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Colantuono, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO, authorized Bureau of Maternal and Child Health to enter into an agreement with Child and Family Services of Manchester, NH in the amount of $88,200 through June 30, 2002 for home visiting services. Funding is available as follows: 025-045-6146-090-0415, Home Visiting Contract, SFY01 $13,200 and SFY02 $75,000.

#81 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Colantuono, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO, authorized Bureau of Maternal and Child Health to enter into an agreement with the Visiting Nurse Association-Hospice of Southern Carroll County and Vicinity of Wolfeboro, NH in the amount of $61,550 through June 30, 2002 for home visiting services. Funding is available as follows: 025-045-6146-090-0415, Home Visiting Contract, SFY01 $11,550 and SFY02 $50,000.

#82 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Colantuono, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO, authorized Bureau of Maternal and Child Health to enter into an agreement with Home Healthcare, Hospice and Community Services of Keene, NH in the amount of $61,550 through June 30, 2002 for home visiting services. Funding is available as follows: 025-045-6146-090-0415, Home Visiting Contract, SFY01 $11,550 and SFY02 $50,000.

New Hampshire Hospital

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#83 Authorized to accept and expend $1,696 from various contributors as specified in letter dated April 4, 2001. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

#84 Authorized to accept and expend $250 from various contributors as specified in letter dated April 24, 2001. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

Office of Family Services

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#85 Authorized to accept and expend $472,128 in federal funds and further authorized the Comptroller to allocate the funds as specified in letter dated February 20, 2001. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

#86 Authorized Developmental Services to AMEND contract with Developmental Services of Strafford County, Inc., Forum Court, 113 Crosby Road, Suite 1, Dover, NH [Initially approved on June 21, 2000 (Item #141)], by increasing the price limitation by $696,659 from $632,030 to $1,328,689 through June 30, 2001 for community mental health services. Funds are available in the specified account numbers in letter of May 9, 2001.

#87 Authorized Developmental Services to AMEND contract with the Monadnock Developmental Services, Inc., 121 Railroad Street, Keene, NH [Initially approved on June 21, 2000 (Item #138)], by increasing the price limitation by $471,655 from $689,716 to $1,161,371 through June 30, 2001 to continue the work to remove financial barriers to employment for people with disabilities. Funds are anticipated to be available in account 025-092-7857-092-0415-Contracts.

#88 Authorized to accept and expend $69,688 in federal funds as specified in letter dated April 2, 2001. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

#89 Authorized to accept and expend $8,249 in federal funds as specified in letter dated March 26, 2001. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

#90 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO, Authorized Division of Family Assistance, on behalf of the DHHS to RETROACTIVELY make payment in the amount of $7,566 for renewal of an agency membership in the American Public Human Services Association, Washington, DC for the period retroactive to January 1, 2001 through December 31, 2001. Funds are available and should be encumbered in Economic Services Administration-Organizational Dues account 025-045-6125-026-0251.

#91 Authorized Division of Child Support Services to accept and expend $71,400 of additional child support incentive funds and $138,739 in federal funds as specified in letter dated February 23, 2001. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

#92 TABLED-The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Wheeler, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, with Councilors Burton and Griffin voting NO, voted to TABLE the request of the Division of Child, Youth and Families to enter into an agreement with the University of New Hampshire-College for Lifelong Learning in the amount of $1,831,462.00 through June 30, 2003. Funds for this purpose should be encumbered in the following account: Training Account 010-040-5805-091-0415, SFY02 $886,509 and SFY2003 $944,953.

#93 Authorized Division of Child Support Services to RETROACTIVELY enter into an agreement in an amount not to exceed $120,000 with Fleet Bank, Boston, MA through June 30, 2001 for payment of banking services on the Child Support Collections. Funds are available in the following account: Child Support Expenditure, 025-095-6128-090-0252, SFY $120,000.00. SOLE SOURCE

#94 Authorized Division of Children, Youth and Families to enter into an agreement with the Southeast Regional Education Services Center, Inc., Derry, NH in an amount not to exceed $200,000 through June 30, 2003 for inclusion of children with special needs in pre-school programs. Funds for this purpose should be encumbered in the following accounts according to State fiscal year with authority to adjust through the Comptroller, if needed and justified, between State fiscal years: CCDF, 025-040-5689-093-0285, SFY02 $100,000 and SFY03 $100,000.

#95 Authorized Division of Children, Youth and Families to AMEND an agreement with North Country Education Services Foundation, d/b/a Child Care Services of Coos County, Gorham, NH [Initially approved on April 12, 2000 (Item #85) for $40,519 for the period of April 12, 2000 to June 30, 2001], by renewing the contract amount for an additional two years to June 30, 2003 in the amount of $51,038 as specified in exhibit in letter of April 16, 2001.

#96 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO, authorized Division of Children, Youth and Families to enter into an agreement with the New Hampshire Community Technical College System in the amount of $200,000 through June 30, 2003 for early child care tuition assistance. Funds for this purpose should be encumbered in the following accounts according to State fiscal year with authority to adjust through the Comptroller, if needed and justified, between accounts and State fiscal years: CCDF, 025-040-5689-093-0285, SFY02 $100,000 and SFY03 $100,000.
(2) Further authorized (subject to the approval of Section 1) to accept and expend agency funds in the amount $200,000 and further Authorized the Comptroller to allocate the funds as follows: Grants to Students, 010-058-4898-090, SFY02 $100,000 and SFY03 $100,000 Transfers Other Agencies, 010-058-4898-001, SFY02 $100,000 and SFY03 $100,000

#97 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO, authorized Division of Children, Youth and Families to RETROACTIVELY award stipends in the amount of $1,500 per licensed family and family group child care providers, as specified in letter of May 4, 2001, for a total amount not to exceed $18,000 effective retroactive to April 29, 2001. Funds for this purpose are available in the following account: CCDF Expenditures, 025-040-5689-093-0252, SFY01 $18,000.

#98 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO, authorized Division of Children, Youth and Families to conduct an organized meeting/training on June 8, 2001 at an estimated total cost of $6,881.00.
(2) Authorized the Department to enter into an agreement with the Inn at Mill Falls, Meredith, NH in the amount of $3,181.00. Funds are available in the account number 010-040-5805-091-0285, job number 40100221.
(3) Authorized the Department to expend up to $3,700.00 for travel-related mileage expenses for department staff traveling to the meeting. Funds are available in account number 010-040-5805-091-0704, job number 40100221.

#99 Authorized Office of Family Services to accept and expend $47,126 in federal funds as specified in letter dated April 23, 2001. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

#100 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO, authorized Division of Elderly and Adult Services to enter into an agreement with Nextel Communications, Bedford, MA in an amount not to exceed $30,862.34 through June 30, 2002 to purchase radios/telephones and provide monthly service. SOLE SOURCE

#101 Authorized Division of Elderly and Adult Services to enter into an agreement with Carroll County Health and Home Care Services, Ossipee, NH in an amount not to exceed $537,247.80 through June 30, 2003 to provide Homemaker, Adult In-Home Care, Home Health Aid and Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Respite Care services. Funds for these services are available in the account numbers as specified in letter of April 17, 2001.

#102 Authorized Division of Elderly and Adult Services to enter into an agreement with Community Services Council of New Hampshire, Concord, NH in an amount not to exceed $272,979.00 through June 30, 2003 to provide Information and Referral Services. Funds are available in account number: 010-048-9255-096-0285, Contracts, SFY02 $136,489.50 and SFY03 $136,489.50.

#103 Authorized Division of Elderly and Adult Services to enter into an agreement with the City of Nashua, NH in an amount not to exceed $180,692.88 through June 30, 2003 to provide transportation services. Funds are available in account number: 010-048-9100-093-0285, Contracts, SFY02 $90,346.44 and SFY03 $90,346.44.

#104 Authorized Division of Elderly and Adult Services to enter into an agreement with Concord Regional Visiting Nurse Association, Inc., Concord, NH in an amount not to exceed $709,224.14 through June 30, 2003 to provide Homemaker, Adult In-Home Care and Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Respite Care services. Funds are available in account numbers as specified in letter of April 16, 2001.

#105 Authorized Division of Elderly and Adult Services to enter into an agreement with Area Homemaker and Family Services, Inc., Portsmouth, NH in an amount not to exceed $2,366,812.32 through June 30, 2003 to provide Homemaker, Adult In-Home Care and Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Respite Care services. Funds are available in account numbers as specified in letter of April 17, 2001.

#106 Authorized Division of Elderly and Adult Services to enter into an agreement with Androscoggin Valley Home Care Services, Berlin, NH in an amount not to exceed $1,319,833.60 through June 30, 2003 to provide Homemaker, Adult In-Home Care and Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Respite Care services. Funds are available in account numbers as specified in letter of April 17, 2001.

#107 Authorized Division of Elderly and Adult Services to enter into an agreement with Portsmouth Housing Authority, Portsmouth, NH in an amount not to exceed $281,514.58 through June 30, 2003. Funds are available in account numbers as specified in letter of April 17, 2001. SOLE SOURCE

#108 Authorized Division of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention & Recovery to send 14 employees to the New England School of Addiction Studies, 99 Western Ave., Suite 6, Augusta, ME in an amount not to exceed $7,735.00 through June 15, 2001. Funds are available in account number 025-092-1387-097-0285, Community Programs.
(2) Authorized to award 3 partial scholarships in an amount not to exceed $900.00 to send Youth Development Center employees to NESAS through June 15, 2001. Funds are available in account number 025-092-1387-097-0285, Community Programs.
(3) Authorized to award 5 partial scholarships in an amount not to exceed $1,500.00 to send Department of Corrections employees to NESAS through June 15, 2001. Funds are available in account number 025-092-1387-097-0285, Community Programs.
(4) Authorized to award 5 full scholarships in an amount not to exceed $3,375.00 to send New Hampshire Hospital employees to NESAS through June 15, 2001. Funds are available in account number 025-092-1387-097-0285, Community Programs ($1,500.00) and 010-094-8750-02-0285, Education & Training ($1,875.00).
(5) Authorized to award 6 full and 22 partial scholarships in an amount not to exceed $10,125.00 for non-state employees to attend NESAS through June 15, 2001. Funds are available in account number 025-092-1387-097-0285, Community Programs.

Office of Administration

#109 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Colantuono, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO, authorized Division of Children, Youth and Families to reclassify position #16963 from Program Specialist III, salary grade 22, to Senior Psychiatric Social Worker, salary grade 23. The position is currently vacant.

NEW HAMPSHIRE BOARD OF NURSING

#109A The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Colantuono, authorized to accept and expend an additional $10,000.00 be received from participants in the daylong conference entitled "Day of Discussion" to be held on June 5, 2001. Authorized the Comptroller, Division of Account to budget as specified in letter of May 16, 2001.
(2) Authorized to AMEND contract with the Grappone Conference Center, Concord, NH [Initially approved on May 9, 2001 (Item #157)], by increasing the total contract price by $6,754.00 from $5,754.44 to $13,508.44 effective upon Governor and Council approval. This expenditure will be funded by the registrations and is available in appropriation number 020-074-7432-092.

DEPARTMENT OF YOUTH DEVELOPMENT SERVICE

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#110 Authorized Youth Services Center to accept material and monetary donations according to the list attached to letter of April 23, 2001.

#111 Authorized to budget and expend $116,000 of carry over funds from account 010-041-5822-009 and budget the funds as specified in letter of May 9, 2001.

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#112 Authorized to accept and expend additional funds from the US Department of Education in the amount of $12,500,394.53 through June 30, 2001 and direct the Director, Division of Accounting Services to adjust the budget as specified in letter of April 25, 2001.

#113 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO, authorized to conduct a one-day training session for the Best Schools Leadership Institute Cohort 1 and Cohort 2 and Cohort 3 facilitators and liaisons to be held at the Highlander Inn on June 5, 2001 at a total cost not to exceed $4,602.52 to be charge to account number 010-056-6019-097 (object code 0703 $3,239.44, object code 0248 $1,055.00 and object code 0704 $308.08).
(2) Authorized to enter into a contract with the Highlander Inn, Manchester, to provide appropriate meeting space and meals for said training sessions on June 5, 2001 in an amount not to exceed $4,294.44 which is part of the cost above.

#114 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO, authorized Division of Adult Learning and Rehabilitation to conduct a one-day conference in an amount not to exceed $6,731.50 at the Inns at Mill Falls, Meredith, NH on May 24, 2001 focusing on learning and planning through the Authentic Task Approach.
(2) Authorized to enter into a contact with the Inns at Mill Falls, Meredith, NH in an amount not to exceed $4,287.50 to host a one-day conference to be charged to account number 025-056-4020-VR-090-CAN 090 Strategic (Object Code 0415).

#115 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO, authorized to pay the University of Sarasota, FL tuition costs in the amount of $5,284.00 for the purpose of enrolling Chrys Bouvier in four one-week courses from the period of June 18, 2001 through July 13, 2001, chargeable to account 025-056-6101-090-0802.
(2) Pursuant to NH code of Administrative Rules 311.09, Authorized the Department to grant 9 days of paid educational leave on July 2,3,5,6, and 9 to 13, 2001.

#116 Authorized to AMEND contract with the Law Office of S. David Siff, Esquire, Concord, NH, by increasing the contract price from $62,000 to an amount not to exceed $67,000.
(2) Authorized to adjust the fiscal year encumbrance allocation in FY2001 from $25,000 to $30,000 chargeable to Account No. 010-056-2022-046 (Object Code 0110) with further authority to adjust these encumbrances in each of these State fiscal years through the Budget Office if needed and justified.

NH COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE SYSTEM

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#117 Authorized NHCTC-Stratham to conduct a one-day faculty development workshop to be held at the Portsmouth Country Club on May 29, 2001 with an estimated attendance of 80 faculty and staff. Funds for this workshop have been budgeted and are available in the following account: 010-058-4924-046-0114 Portsmouth Country Club $1,524.00 and 010-058-4924-046-0114 Workshop Presenter $1,100.00.

#118 Authorized NHCTC-Stratham Campus to RETROACTIVELY enter into an AMENDMENT to Agreement number 621322 with LandCare Associates, Inc., PO Box 842, Durham, NH, by increasing the price limitation $5,000 from $7,500 to $12,500 for the purpose of snow removal at the Pease Education and Training Center. There is no change to the June 30, 2001 completion date of the Agreement. SOLE SOURCE

POLICE STANDARDS & TRAINING COUNCIL

#119 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Wheeler, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized to hire a consultant to train police officers in specialized areas of traffic crash investigation to June 30, 2001. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED
(2) Accept and expend grant funds from the NH Highway Safety Agency in September 30, 2001 in the amount $24,412.50.
(3) Contract with the Institute of Police Technology & Training of the University of North Florida in the amount of $22,050.00 for the program(s) associated with this grant. SOLE SOURCE
(4) Budget funds per agency letter dated April 8, 2001 with the authority to adjust through the Budget Office if needed and justified between the State Fiscal Year and Federal Year.

POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION COMMISSION

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#120 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY grant an unpaid leave of absence to Arthur M. Feldman, Director of the Veterans State Approving Agency and the Proprietary School Licensing Agency, Position No. 13328, effective May 3, 2001 through May 31, 2001.

#121 Authorized to award a $7,000.00 grant to New England College under the provisions of RSA 188-D:33-35 for the purpose of granting scholarships to New Hampshire residents who have completed their freshman year and who will be selected for scholarships by the college on the basis of financial need or merit. Approve expenditure of funds as follows: 010-057-6070-094, Object Code: 0415, Other Expenditures $7,000.00.

SWEEPSTAKES COMMISSION

#122 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, authorized to transfer $78,000 as specified in letter dated March 27, 2001. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#123 Authorized to accept a donation of one K-9 Balistic Vest for the K-9 "Bullet", from the Animal Rescue League of Boston. The value of the vest is estimated to be $500.00.

#124 Authorized to accept a gift of one Portable Digital Pager System from the Department of the Army plus the training incurred in the use of the equipment. The value of this donation is established to be approximately $15,000.00.

#125 Authorized to pay invoices totaling $10,039.06 to P.E. Applied Biosystems of Foster City, California, for DNA reagents and typing kits. Funds are available in federal grant 010-023-4338-020-0200.

#126 Authorized Division of Watercraft Safety to enter into a RETROACTIVE contract with Spears Brothers, Building and Wrecking of Laconia, NH in the amount of $5,950.00 through June 30, 2001 to remove a building on adjacent property owned by Watercraft Safety in Gilford, NH. Funds are available in 010-023-5001-020.

#127 Authorized permit application of Winnstock Condominium Association located at Lake Winnipesaukee in Gilford, NH as recommended by the Department of Safety, Division of Safety Services and the Office of State Planning for a congregate mooring field under the authority of RSA 270:67. Winnstock Condominium Association had been previously issued a permit for 16 moorings in 1996. They are now applying for 20 moorings. It is recommended that the application be approved for 20 moorings.

#128 Authorized permit application of Lake Forest Property Owners Association located on Squam Lake in Holderness, NH as recommended by the Department of Safety, Division of Safety Services and the Office of State Planning for a congregate mooring field under the authority of RSA 270:67. Lake Forest Property Owners Association had been previously issued a permit for 12 moorings in 2000. They are now applying for 16 moorings. It is recommended that the application be approved for a total of 16 moorings with the stipulation that there will be no further expansion of the mooring field.

#129 Authorized permit application of Southerlee Shores Association located on Lake Winnipesaukee in Moultonborough, NH as recommended by the Department of Safety, Division of Safety Services and the Office of State Planning for a congregate mooring field under the authority of RSA 270:67. Southerlee Shores Association had been previously issued a permit for 10 moorings in 1998. They are now applying for 12 moorings. It is recommended that the application be approved for 12 moorings.

#130 Authorized permit application of Boulderwood Trust located at Squam Lake in Holderness, NH as recommended by the Department of Safety, Division of Safety Services and the Office of State Planning for a congregate mooring field under the authority of RSA 270:67. Boulderwood Trust had been previously issued a permit for 7 moorings in 1996. They are now applying for 9 moorings. It is recommended that the application be approved for 9 moorings.

#131 Authorized permit application of Old Clubhouse Association located on Newfound Lake in Bridgewater, NH as recommended by the Department of Safety, Division of Safety Services and the Office of State Planning for a congregate mooring field under the authority of RSA 270:67. Old Clubhouse Association had been previously issued a permit for 8 moorings in 1994. They are now applying for 8 moorings. It was subsequently determined that the mooring placement was not consistent with the 1994 mooring approval. The Association requested consideration of the submitted configuration. It is recommended that the application be approved for 8 moorings as per the revised diagram received April 23, 2001.

#132 Authorized permit application for renewal of Oakdale 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. Oakdale Condominium Association had been previously issued a permit for 9 moorings in 1994. It is recommended that the application be approved for 9 moorings.

#133 Authorized permit application for renewal of Loon Watch Condominium Association 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. Loon Watch Condominium Association had been previously issued a permit for 5 moorings in 1994. It is recommended that the application be approved for 5 moorings.

#134 Authorized permit application for renewal of Squam Lakes Association located on Squam Lake in Holderness, NH as recommended by the Department of Safety, Division of Safety Services and the Office of State Planning for a congregate mooring field under the authority of RSA 270:67. Squam Lakes Association had been previously issued a permit for 12 moorings in 1996. It is recommended that the application be approved for 12 moorings.

#135 Authorized permit application of Newbury Station Boat Club located on Sunapee Lake in Newbury, NH as recommended by the Department of Safety, Division of Safety Services and the Office of State Planning for a public mooring field under the authority of RSA 270:67. Newbury Station Marina had been previously issued a permit for a congregate mooring field of 10 moorings in 1996. The requested change in designation to a public mooring field is a result of a change from marina to a boat club. It is recommended that the application be approved for a total of 10 moorings.

DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

#136 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Wheeler, authorized request of Carol J. Reynolds Revocable Trust to construct a breakwater (measured at the full lake elevation) with associated structures on property located at Diamond Island on Lake Winnipesuakee in Gilford.

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#137 Authorized to accept and place on file the "Informational Item" Equipment Acquisition Plan Status Report for the period ending March 31, 2001.

#138 Authorized contract with Zero Waste and Recycling Services, Inc. 74 River Road, Bow, NH through June 30, 2003 to provide rubbish disposal services at the Hooksett Maintenance Facility on the Central Turnpike for the period July 1, 2001 through June 30, 2003.
(2) Further authorized to encumber $10,218.00 for the cost of services in the contract from the following appropriation account number: Central Turnpike, 017-096-7027-020-0261, FY2002 $5109.00 and FY2003 $5,109.00.
(3) Effective upon Governor and Council approval with a completion date of June 30, 2003.

#139 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Central New Hampshire Planning Commission, 28 Commercial Street, Concord, NH for an amount not to exceed $6,000.00 in Federal Transit Administration, State Planning and Research Program funds to undertake a Concord Area Transit route expansion study.
(2) Further authorized the Comptroller to encumber the sum of $6,000.00 from appropriation acct. 010-096- 2916-090-0104 from FY2001 funds.

#140 Authorized contract with Yates Electrical Services, Inc., 88A Dover Road, Durham, NH on the basis of a low bid which provides for 20 annual electrical system inspections at a lump sum fee of $8,800.00 per year for all 20 locations, emergency repair service at a fix hourly fee of $63.89 and repair parts at 21% over dealer cost for the period July 1, 2001 through June 30, 2003.
(2) Further authorized to encumber $61,645.00 for the cost of services in the contract from the appropriation account numbers as specified in letter of April 19, 2001.
(3) The FY2002 and FY2003 encumbrances are contingent upon the availability and continued appropriation of funds.
(4) This contract will become effective upon approval by Governor and Council with a completion date of June 30, 2003.

#141 Authorized to Quitclaim to the two abutting property owners whatever interest the State of New Hampshire may have in the Old US Route 302 Highway Easement in the Town of Littleton.

#142 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilor Colantuono voting NO, authorized to grant to AES Londonderry, LLC, 21 North Wentworth Avenue, Londonderry, NH an easement for a natural gas pipeline within the State-owned Manchester to Lawrence Railroad Line in the Town of Londonderry for $54,125.00 for 25 years with an option for an additional 25 year period. Sale income to be credited to the Special Railroad Account 010-096-2991-009, Revenue Source 7323.

#143 Authorized to enter into a grant agreement with TAB Aviation, Inc., owner of Moultonborough Airport to provide 50% state matching funds in the amount of $5,200.00 to repair and reseal pavements at the Moultonborough Airport, Moultonborough, NH.
(2) Further authorized the comptroller to encumber $5,200.00 in appropriation account 010-096-2010-097-0415.

#144 Authorized to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Newport, owner of Parlin Field, to provide 50% state matching funds in the amount of $7,855.00 to construct an operations building at Parlin Field, Newport, NH.
(2) Further authorized the comptroller to encumber $6,799.00 in FY 01 and $1,055.50 in FY 02 in appropriation account 010-096-2010-097-0415. The requested encumbrance for Fiscal Year 2002 is contingent upon the availability and continued appropriation of funds.

#145 Authorized to accept Federal Funds in the amount of $65,764.00.
(2) Further authorized to grant state assistance to the City of Laconia, NH in the amount of $3,653.56 (5%) to be matched with Federal Funds $65,764.00 (90%) and Local Funds $3,653.56 (5%) totaling $73,071.12 for AIP 08 an airport development project to acquire easements in the approach zones of Runway 26.
(3) Further authorized the Comptroller to budget the Federal Funds as follows: 030-096-9692-000 Federal Funds, $65,764.0 and 030-096-9692-090 State and Local 5-10% FAA Projects, $65,764.00.
(4) Further authorized the Comptroller to encumber the Federal and State Funds in the amount of $69,417.56 in appropriation code 030-096-9692-090-0415.

#146 Authorized contract with L. G. Cushing & Sons, Inc., Walpole, NH on the basis of a low bid of $19,284.00 for the construction of a drilled well and pump on the property of Wayne Wright, 307 High Street, Candia, NH.
(2) Further authorized to encumber $19,284.00 from Salted Wells Appropriation Account #015-096-3007-091- 0309.
(3) Effective upon approval by Governor and Council.

#147 Authorized contract with L. G. Cushing & Sons, Inc., Walpole, NH on the basis of a low bid of $19,034.00 to provide for the construction of drilled wells and pumps on the property of Janet Casey, 19 Stark Highway South, Dunbarton, NH.
(2) Further authorized to encumber $19,034.00 from Salted Wells Appropriation Account #015-096-3007-091- 0309.
(3) Effective upon approval by Governor and Council.

#148 Authorized to enter into a contract with J. Parker & Daughters Construction, Inc., 70 Daroska Road, Pittsfield, NH for a lump sum price of $43,500.00 for installation of storm drain, NH State Library, Concord, NH.
(2) Further authorized a contingency in the amount of $5,000.00 for payment of latent conditions that may appear during execution of the project.
(3) Further authorized the Comptroller to encumber the amount of $48,500.00 from the following Appropriation Account Number: 010-014-2040-048-0226.

#149 Authorized to enter into a contract with Whitcher Builders, PO Box 69, Route 202A, Strafford, NH for a lump sum price of $136,984.00 for ADA Renovations, Hillsborough County Courthouse North, Manchester, NH.
(2) Further authorized a contingency in the amount of $13,700.00 for payment of latent conditions that may appear during execution of the project.
(3) Further authorized the Comptroller to encumber the amount of $150,684.00 from the Appropriation Account Numbers: 030-096-0158-090-0226, Contract $134,369.00, Contingency $13,700.00 and 010-014-2045-020-0226 Contract $2,615.00.

#150 Authorized to enter into a contract with P.M. Mackay and Sons, Inc., 25 Marshall Street, Nashua, NH for a lump sum price of $83,500.00 for Access Ramp, Annex Building Number 1, NH Hospital Campus, Concord, NH.
(2) Further authorized a contingency in the amount of $12,525.00 for payment of latent conditions that may appear during execution of the project.
(3) Further authorized the Comptroller to encumber the amount of $96,025.00 for the Appropriation Account Number 030-096-0158-090-0226.

#151 Authorized to enter into a contract with Delucca Fence Company, Inc., Five Old Ferry Road, Methuen, MA for a lump sum price of $203,825.00 for Construction of Safety Fence, Brown Building Parking Garage, NH Hospital Campus, Concord, NH.
(2) Further authorized a contingency in the amount of $21,175.00 for payment of latent conditions that may appear during execution of the project.
(3) Further authorized the consultant agreement with SEA Consultants, Inc. be increased $12,000.00 for the Construction Administration, Construction of Safety Fence, Brown Building.
(4) Further authorized the Comptroller to encumber the amount of $237,000 form the Appropriation Account Number 010-095-5000-092-0226.

#152 Authorized to enter into contract with Scott Lawson Group, Ltd., 29 River Road, Suite 18, Bow, NH in an amount not to exceed $14,560.00 for training in FY 2001. Further Authorized to encumber $14,560.00 from the following account: 015-096-3017-092-0803, Employee Training, Bureau 25 FY2001 $14,560.00.

#153 Authorized to enter into three contracts for statewide materials inspection and testing having a total combined contract amount not to exceed $900,000.00 with the companies and in the contract amounts listed below: John Turner Consulting, Inc., 818 Central Avenue, Dover, NH for a total fee not to exceed $400,000.00. R. W. Gillespie & Associates, 86 Industrial Park Road, Suite 3, Saco, ME for a total fee not to exceed $300,000.00. New England Testing Company, Inc., 25 Hathorn Road, Enfield, NH for a total fee not to exceed $200,000.00.
(2) Further authorized to encumber the sum of $900,000.00 against the Department's Consolidated Federal Aid Account No. 015-096-3054-090-0104.
(3) Effective upon Governor and Council approval with a completion date of December 31, 2002.

#154 Authorized contact with Pike Industries, Inc., Belmont, NH on the basis of a low bid of $1,878.608.00 for night pavement resurfacing of 4.08 miles of turnpikes in the Towns of Hooksett and Bedford.
(2) Further authorized to encumber $1,000,000.00 from Turnpike Renewal and Replacement Appropriation Account #017-096-7025-090-0309 FY 2001 and $878,608.00 from #017-096-7025-090-0309 FY2002. Fiscal year 2002 funds are contingent upon the availability and continued appropriation of funds.
(3) Further authorized a contingency in the amount $93,930.40 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 September 14, 2001.

#155 Authorized contract with Pike Industries, Inc., Belmont, NH on the basis of a low bid of $5,387,807.20 for pavement rehabilitation, bridge rehabilitation work on 10 bridges, replacing signing and deteriorated guardrail on I-393.
(2) Further authorized to encumber the amount of $5,387,807.20 from Consolidated Federal Aid Appropriation Account #015-096-3054-090-0309.
(3) Further authorized a contingency in the amount of $269,390.36 for latent conditions that may appear during execution of the project.
(4) Effective upon Governor and Council approval with a completion date of June 24, 2002.

#156 Authorized contract with Pike Industries, Inc., Belmont, NH on the basis of a low bid of $1,233,681.70 for pavement rehabilitation and safety work along NH Route 25 in the Town of Tamworth.
(2) Further authorized to encumber the amount of $1,233,681.70 Consolidated Federal Aid Appropriation Account #015-096-3054-090-0309.
(3) Further authorized a contingency in the amount of $123,368.17 for latent conditions that may appear during execution of the project.
(4) Effective upon Governor and Council approval with a completion date of September 14, 2001.

#157 TUITION REQUESTS

The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Colantuono, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO on Items #C, D, F, G, H, I, J, M, O, P and Q.

A. COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE - Request permission to pay Lesley College, Cambridge, MA, the sum of $1,425.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Christopher Crowley, Assistant Professor of Computer Technologies, in the course entitled "Computers, Technology & Education".

B. COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE - Request permission to pay Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA, the sum of $873.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling John Marcley, Program Director, in the internet course entitled "Using the Internet in the Classroom".

C. EDUCATION - Request permission to pay Plymouth State College, Plymouth, NH, the sum of $819.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Cathy Higgins, Educational Technology Consultant, in the course entitled "Planning in Education and Human Services".

D. EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT - Request permission to pay New Hampshire College-Graduate School, Manchester, NH, the sum of $1,188.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Jennifer Harper, Field Representative II, in the course entitled "Business Law".

E. EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT - Request permission to pay Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH, the sum of $1,152.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling William Shurbert, Technical Support Specialist II, in the courses entitled "Social Environment of Business" and "Math Concepts & Techniques for Business".

F. EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT - Request permission to pay New Hampshire College Continuing Education, Manchester, NH, the sum of $576.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Janice Wing, Business Administrator I, in the course entitled "US History I".

G. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Office of Family Services - Request permission to pay University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, the sum of $843.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Pamela Houghton, Child Protective Service Worker II, in the course entitled "Quantitative Methods in Social Work Research".

H. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Office of Family Services - Request permission to pay University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, the sum of $1,686.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Pamela Houghton, Child Protective Service Worker II, in the courses entitled "Foundations of Social Work Research" and "Child Abuse & Neglect".

I. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Office of Family Services - Request permission to pay Springfield College, Springfield, MA, the sum of $3,108.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Elaine Surrell, Child Protective Service Worker II, in the courses entitled "Social Welfare Policy & Services II" and "Loss and Bereavement".

J. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Office of Family Services - Request permission to pay Notre Dame College, Manchester, NH, the sum of $1,950.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Laura Wheeler, Child Protective Service Worker I, in the courses entitled "Theories of Counseling and Psychotherapy" and "Basic Counseling Techniques and Clinical Issues".

K. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Office of Finance - Request permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $345.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Susan Gifford, Internal Auditor I, in the course entitled "Communications".

L. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Office of Finance - Request permission to pay Plymouth State College, Manchester, NH, the sum of $870.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Adrian Henderson, Program Specialist IV, in the course entitled "Seminar in Organizational Communication".

M. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Office of Health Management - Request permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $389.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Jacqueline M. Leone, Accountant II, in the course entitled "Visual Basic".

N. HOSPITAL - Request permission to pay University of New Hampshire, Manchester, NH, the sum of $327.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Suzanne Belanger, Nurse Coordinator, in the course entitled "Research in Nursing".

O. HOSPITAL - Request permission to pay University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, the sum of $706.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Teresa Bryant, Social Worker II, in the course entitled "Intervention with Groups".

P. HOSPITAL - Request permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $737.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Stefanie Burke, Mental Health Worker II, in the course entitled "Human Service Practicum".

Q. HOSPITAL - Request permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $345.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Victoria Pennell, Mental Health Worker II, in the course entitled "Individual Counseling: Theory & Practice".

R. LIQUOR COMMISSION - Request permission to pay Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH, the sum of $1,188.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Carolinda B. Andersen, Accountant IV, in the course entitled "Auditing".

S. LIQUOR COMMISSION - Request permission to pay Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH, the sum of $1,245.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling George P. Tsiopras, Business Administrator IV, in the course entitled "Research Methods in Business".

#158 TRAVEL REQUESTS

The Governor and Executive Council approved the following travel requests:

A. COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE - Request permission for (1) employee, Milton Camille, Professor of Computer Networking and English, or designee, to travel to Los Angeles, CA, on June 24 - 27, 2001, to attend the CISCO Networking 2001 Conference. ALSO A CASH ADVANCE OF $773.62 IS REQUESTED FOR Milton Camille. Total Cost: $1,727.58. Source of Funds: 52% State Funds and 48% Federal Funds. Registration Fee: $495.00.

B. EMPLOYMENT SECURITY - Request permission for (1) employee, Donna Finlay, Labor Market Analyst II, or designee, to travel to Chicago, IL, on May 28 - June 2, 2001, to attend the 2001 Employment Services 202 Tri Regional Conference. Permission is also requested for a waiver to exceed the 300-mile radius by train. Total Cost: $975.00. Source of Funds: 100% Federal Funds. No Registration Fees.

C. REAL ESTATE COMMISSION - Request permission for (3) employees, Arthur Slattery, Chairman, Beth Emmons, Executive Director, and Cynthia Patten, Executive Secretary, or designee, to travel to Grand Island, NY, on June 7 - June 10, 2001, to attend the Association of Real Estate License Law Official (ARELLO) Eastern District Meeting. Permission is also requested for a waiver to exceed the 300-mile radius by private vehicle. Total Cost: $512.00. Source of Funds: 100% General Funds. No Registration Fees.

LATE ITEMS

OFFICE OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

A. Authorized to accept and expend Disaster Assistance funds in the amount of $1,595,937 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
(2) Further authorize the Comptroller to budget the funds as exhibited in letter of May 22, 2001.

DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES: NH Health and Education Facilities Authority

B. Authorized the appointment of David K. Wheeler as a designee of the Executive Council to hold a hearing on a construction and equipment project for Saint Anselm College, Goffstown, NH.

C. Authorized the appointment of Ruth L. Griffin as a designee of the Executive Council to hold a hearing on a major construction, renovation and equipment project for Exeter Hospital, Inc., and Exeter Healthcare, Inc., Exeter, NH.

DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

D. Authorized the Rocky Ledge shores Condos' request to replace seasonal structures with piling supported structures have the same dimensions, location and configuration on property located at Lake Winnipesaukee in Laconia.

E. Authorized Mallards Landing Association's request to suction dredge lake and stream bed to control variable milfoil and restore bottom contours disturbed by previous unpermitted dredging on property located on Lake Winnisquam in Belmont.

F. Authorized contract with Foster Wheeler Environmental Corp. in the amount of $180,912.00 to provide funding for the Natural Gas Pipeline Construction Inspection Program.

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

G. Authorized contract with the Lane Construction Company of Meriden, CT, in the amount of $3,672,274.06 for payment rehabilitation and safety work along NH Route 12 in the Towns of Troy, Marlborough and Swanzey.

Item removed from Table

DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

#112A The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilor Wheeler NO, voted to remove Item #112A which was tabled at the May 9, 2001 Governor and Executive Council Meeting. Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilors Spaulding and Wheeler voting NO, voted to approve 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
A roll call vote was requested, the results are as follows:
Councilor Burton - Yes:
Councilor Spaulding - No:
Councilor Griffin - Yes:
Councilor Colantuono - Yes:
Councilor Wheeler - No.

The Governor set the next Governor and Executive Council Meeting on Wednesday, June 6, 2001 at 10:30 a.m. at the State House, Concord, NH.

The Honorable Board then Adjourned

 

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