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June 6, 2001
 

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GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MINUTES
State House, Concord, New Hampshire
June 6, 2001
10:30 a.m.
#10

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

The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Colantuono, seconded by Councilor Burton, accepted the minutes of May 23, 2001.

The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Burton, confirmed the appointment of several persons nominated for Civil Commissions from the May 23, 2001 meeting.

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

RESIGNATION

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

LAND AND COMMUNITY HERITAGE INVESTMENT AUTHORITY
Tara Tower, Thornton
Outdoor Recreation
Effective: Upon acceptance of resignation
Reason: Personal

CONFIRMATIONS

The Governor confirmed the following:

AIR RESOURCES COUNCIL
David G. Collins, Bedford
Fuel Oils Industry
Succeeding: David Harrington, New Boston (resigned)
Effective: June 6, 2001
TERM: September 6, 2003

COMPENSATION APPEALS BOARD
Anne C. Eaton, Concord
Labor
Succeeding: Benjamin C. Baroody, Manchester
Effective: June 6, 2001
TERM: February 13, 2005

HAZARDOUS MATERIAL TRANSPORTATION ADVISORY BOARD
Paul J. Cronin, Seabrook
(Upon recommendation of the NH Police Chiefs Association)
Reappointment
Effective: June 6, 2001
TERM: March 19, 2004

Henry L. Lipe III, Windham
(Upon recommendation of the Association of Fire Chiefs)
Reappointment
Effective: June 6, 2001
TERM: February 13, 2004

BOARD OF NURSING
Karen L. Baranowksi, DNSc, ANP, RN, Amherst
Succeeding: Geraldine S. Donahue, Canterbury (reached term limit)
Effective: June 6, 2001
TERM: May 10, 2004

Linda L. Compton, RN, Francestown
Reappointment
Effective: June 6, 2001
TERM: May 10, 2004

Stanley J. Plodzik, Jr., M.Ed, RN, Dover
Reappointment
Effective: June 6, 2001
TERM: May 10, 2004

PERSONNEL APPEALS BOARD
Lisa Rule (d), Concord
Reappointment
Effective: June 6, 2001
TERM: June 2, 2004

POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION COMMISSION
Sister Lucille C. Thibodeau, Nashua
(on recommendation of NH College and University Council)
Reappointment
Effective: June 6, 2001
TERM: June 30, 2006

DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ADVISORY COMMISSION
Richard F. Hamilton, North Woodstock
(Public Relations)
Reappointment
Effective: June 6, 2001
TERM: April 1, 2006

Donna J. Kuethe (i), Laconia
(Recreation)
Vacancy
Effective: June 6, 2001
TERM: April 1, 2002

Douglas Pearson, Bedford
(Public member)
Reappointment
Effective: June 6, 2001
TERM: April 1, 2006

RIVERS MANAGEMENT ADVISORY COMMISSION
Richard Moquin, Bedford
Member of Fish & Game Commission
Succeeding: Frank G. Clark, Lisbon
Effective: June 6, 2001
TERM: September 28, 2003

NOMINATIONS

The Governor nominated the following:

STATE COMMITTEE ON AGING
Barclay D. Chase (r), Keene
Cheshire County
Reappointment
Effective: June 24, 2001
TERM: June 24, 2004

Virginia L. Doherty (d), Manchester vHillsborough County
Reappointment
Effective: June 24, 2001
TERM: June 24, 2004

Robert W. Forsing (r), Raymond
Rockingham County
Succeeding: Joseph Handy, Bedford (deceased)
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: June 24, 2004

Robert H. Montgomery (i), Goffstown
Hillsborough County
Succeeding: Virginia Sullivan, Swanzey (reached term limit)
Effective: June 24, 2001
TERM: June 24, 2004

Susan M. Presby (d), Littleton
Grafton County
Succeeding: Mary Ruell, Ashland (reached term limit)
Effective: June 24, 2001
TERM: June 24, 2004

Ellen S. Sheridan (d), Concord
Merrimack County
Reappointment
Effective: June 24, 2001
TERM: June 24, 2004

BUREAU OF EMERGENCY COMMUNICATIONS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Bruce Cheney, Laconia
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: February 10, 2005
Salary: Group N - Step 5 - $64,036

JUVENILE PAROLE BOARD
Reginald J. Ghiden, Concord
Succeeding: Michael P. Nolin, Canterbury
Effective: July 1, 2001
TERM: July 1, 2006

LAND AND COMMUNITY HERITAGE INVESTMENT AUTHORITY
Linda Read Stoddard, North Haverhill
Outdoor Recreation
Succeeding: Tara Tower, Thornton (resigned)
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: September 6, 2003

PERSONNEL APPEALS BOARD
Anthony Urban (r), Berlin
Succeeding: James Barry, Sr., Manchester (resigned)
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: September 24, 2001

REAL ESTATE APPRAISER BOARD
Alfred C. Lerandeau, North Swanzey
Public member
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: May 13, 2004

NH RETIREMENT SYSTEM
J. David McLean, Rochester
(Nominated by the NH State Permanent Firemen's Assn.)
Reappointment
Effective: July 1, 2001
TERM: July 1, 2003

Edward J. Theobold, Rye
Public member
Reappointment
Effective: July 13, 2001
TERM: July 13, 2003

SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY GOVERNING BOARD
Patricia T. Morrell, Bow
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: March 4, 2004

ASSOCIATE JUSTICE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT
Steven M. Houran, Laconia
Vacancy
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: Until 70 years of age

John M. Lewis, Durham
Vacancy
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: Until 70 years of age

Stephanie T. Nute, Lee
Vacancy
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: Until 70 years of age

COMMISSIONER, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
Carol A. Murray, Epsom
Succeeding: Leon S. Kenison, Bow
Effective: Upon confirmation
Salary: Group T: $85,753
TERM: December 3, 2003

OFFICE OF STATE PLANNING

#1 The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized to enter into a Memorandum of Agreement with the Department of Transportation, in the amount of $37,840 through December 31, 2001, for the purpose of carrying out activities under the provisions of the New Hampshire Coastal Program. Further authorized the Director of Accounting Services to encumber funds from account number 025-002-3642-01-092-0294.
(2) Further authorized to accept and expend these funds according to the following budget: Federal Aid 015-096-3054-000-9100 for $37,840 Primary 015-096-3054-090 for $37,840

OFFICE OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#2 Authorized a Grant Agreement between the NH Office of Emergency Management and the Concord Fire Department in the amount of $12,292.17 through December 31, 2001.
(2) Further authorized the Administrator of the Bureau of Accounting to encumber funds according to the following exhibit: Vendor Code: 62898, Concord Fire Department, 025-088-7808-090-0415 for $12,292.17.

#2A Authorized to execute a contract with the US Army Soldier and Biological Chemical Command in the amount of $32,417 through June 15, 2001 and Authorized the Administrator of the Bureau of Accounting to encumber funds as specified in letter dated May 22, 2001. SOLE SOURCE

DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE ADMINISTRATION

#3 The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized to hire Donna Arcand as the Assistant Director of Audit, position #9U145, at Unclassified N step 2 ($55,809) effective upon Governor and Council approval.

DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#4 Authorized to accept and place on file the list of Governor and Council meeting dates for the period of July through December 2001 as specified in letter of May 25, 2001.

#5 Authorized Bureau of General Services to contract with Johnson Controls, Inc., Manchester in a total amount not to exceed $234,891.00 through June 30, 2004 for maintenance and service of mechanical equipment at six State Buildings. Funding shall be provided from the sources as specified in letter of May 4, 2001.

#6 Authorized lease with the County of Merrimack, 4 Court St., Suite 2, Concord, NH in the amount of $265,299.84 through June 30, 2004 for office and courtroom space for the Merrimack County Probate Court. Funds shall be available in Account No. 010-014-2045-022-0248 as follows: FY2002 7/1/01-6/30/02 $88,433.28, FY2003 7/1/02-6/30-03 $88,433,28 and FY2004 7/2/03-6/30/04 $88,433.28.
(2) Further 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.

#7 Authorized to enter into a lease agreement with the Town of Henniker, 2 Depot St., Henniker, NH in the amount of $34,017.60 through June 30, 2003 for office and courtroom space. Funds shall be available in Account No. 010-014-2045-022-0248: FY2002 7/1/01-6/30/02 $17,008.80 and FY2003 7/1/02-6/30/03 $17,008.80.
(2) Further authorized to waive compliance with RSA 10:B because the non-budgeted financial burden imposed ton the State and the Town to test and comply in obtaining a clean air certificate is beyond the resources of both agencies.

#8 Authorized to enter into a lease agreement with the County of Merrimack, 4 Court St., Suite 2, Concord, in the amount of $743,250.24 through June 30, 2004 for office and courtroom space for the Merrimack County Superior Court. Funds shall be available in Account No. 010-014-2045-022-0248 as follows: FY02 7/1/01-6-30/02 $247,750.08, FY03 7/1/02-6/30/03 $247,750.08, and FY04 7/1/03-6/30/04 $247,750.08.
(2) Further 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.

#9 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY enter into the lease agreement with the Town of New London, 120 Main Street, New London, NH in the amount of $349,440 commencing on January 1, 2001 and ending on December 31, 2010 for office and courtroom space for the New London District Court. Funds shall be available in Account No. 010-014-2045-022-0248 as specified in letter of May 21, 2001. Funds shall be available in Account No. 010-014-2045-022-0248 as specified in letter of May 21, 2001.
(2) Further 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.

#10 Authorized Bureau of Emergency Communications to AMEND contract with Valor Intramation Solutions, 1910 S. Highland Avenue, Suite 103, Lomard, IL in the amount of $47,456.00 with a total contract amount of $867,985.25. This amendment will provide additional implementation services and create a new interface. Funding is available in Account #010-014-1395-093-0312.

#11 Authorized Bureau of Emergency Communications to RETROACTIVELY approve to pay to TeleSource One, 15 Cynwyd Road, Bala Cynwyd, PA in the amount of $912.00 for the purchase of specialized headsets for the Public Safety Answering Point. Funds are available in appropriation code 010-014-1395-020-0200.

TREASURY DEPARTMENT

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#12 Authorized the Comptroller to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated and the State Treasurer to issue checks in the amount of $13,409.33 pursuant to RSA 471-C:31-a.

#13 Authorized to accept and place on file the Quarterly Report relative to the cash position of the State as of March 31, 2001.

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, MARKETS & FOOD

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#14 Authorized to enter into an agreement with James H. Smith, Jr., 33 Oregon St., Springfield, MA in the amount of $5,000 through June 30, 2002. Monies are available for FY2002 from Account #010-018-2810-094-0252 within the Department.

#15 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Beverly Kelley, Box 3390 Pond Rd., Albion, ME in the amount of $6,750 through November 15, 2001. Monies are available for FY2002 from Account #010-018-2810-094-0293 within the Department.

ATTORNEY GENERAL

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#16 Authorized to appoint Stephen D. Fuller (position #9U056), Appropriation

#010-020-2520-013-0100 as an Assistant Attorney General, effective upon Governor and Council approval, at a salary level of $56,712, Step 4 in the range for Group M. Mr. Fuller's commission will expire October 31, 2003.

#17 Authorized to appoint David A. Rienzo (position #9U060), Appropriation

#010-020-2613-013-0100 as an Assistant Attorney General, effective upon Governor and Council approval, at a salary level of $45,740, Minimum in the range for Group M. His commission will expire five years from date of approval.

#18 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Colantuono, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO, authorized the Department of Justice to accept and expend $134,381.32 of civil penalty funds into the non-lapsing Public Protection Litigation Account #010-020-7332 established by Governor and Council action on June 24, 1998, Late Item P, for special assistance in both the Consumer Protection Bureau and the Charitable Trust Unit and direct the Director, Bureau of Accounting Services to budget those funds as specified in letter of May 9, 2001.

#19 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Colantuono, with Councilor Griffin voting NO, authorized the Department of Justice to expend up to $100,000 from the general fund for the purpose of extraordinary litigation expenses associated with the cases State vs. Parker and State vs. Tulloch, the Zantop homicides, as specified in letter dated April 27, 2001.
(2) Authorized the Director, Bureau of Accounting Services to create a new account as follows: 010-020-7336 093-Litigation Costs $100,000. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

NEW HAMPSHIRE RETIREMENT SYSTEM

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#20 Authorized to transfer $4,000 as specified in letter dated April 25, 2001. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

#21 Authorized to transfer $98,000 as specified in letter dated May 9, 2001. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

EMPLOYMENT SECURITY

#22 The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Colantuono, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized to transfer $85,000 as specified in letter dated April 20, 2001. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

#23 The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Colantuono, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized to transfer $102,500 as specified in letter dated April 20, 2001. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

LIQUOR COMMISSION

#24 The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Colantuono, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized to transfer $139,791 as specified in letter dated April 25, 2001. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

INSURANCE DEPARTMENT

#25 The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, authorized to transfer $7,895 as specified in letter dated April 10, 2001. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

NEW HAMPSHIRE COMMISSION FOR HUMAN RIGHTS

#26 The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized to budget and expend prior year unexpended federal revenues, US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in the amount of $2,481 through June 30, 2001.
(2) Further authorized the Director, Bureau of Accounting Services to adjust the FY2001 budget for appropriation #010-076-2150, Enforcement as specified in letter of May 23, 2001.

DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#27 Authorized the State Treasurer to increase the Department of Corrections Petty Cash Fund from $3,200 to $3,700.

#28 Authorized a leave of absence without pay for Registered Nurse Rochelle Pellman effective June 18, 2001 through September 18, 2001.

#29 Authorized to reclassify position #41529, Recreational Therapy Assistant II, salary grade 10, to Program Specialist I, salary grade 18, effective upon Governor and Council approval.

#30 Authorized to enter into a contract in the amount of $8,500.00 with Laser Pro Home Services, 11358 Pembroke Road, Concord, NH through July 1, 2001 for removal and roof replacement of existing roof and disposal of materials at the Correction Industries Retail and Hobby Craft Store, 213 North State Street, Concord, NH.
(2) Further authorized the Director, Division of Accounting Services to encumber available funds from the account entitled Administrative Services as follows: FY2001 Account #010-046-7140-048-0226, Vendor

#110394 for $8,500.

#31 Authorized to enter into AMENDMENT #2 with the Department of Health and Human Services by extending the contract expiration date from July 1, 2001 to June 30, 2003 and increase the price limitation from $54,000.00 to $123,000.00 an increase of $69,000.00 to provide a Relapse Prevention Program for offenders under parole or probation supervision. All other terms and conditions remain unchanged. [Initially approved on June 22, 1999 (Item #111) and amended on April 26, 2000 (Item #36)]. SOLE SOURCE
(2) Further authorized the Director, Division of Accounting Services to encumber available funds from the account entitled Administration as follows: Account #010-046-7101-090-0515, H&HS/Relapse Prevention Program, FY01 $5,000, FY02 $32,000 and FY03 $32,000.

DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#32 Authorized Office of Travel and Tourism Development to enter into an agreement with Granite State Ambassadors, Inc., Manchester, NH in an amount not to exceed $25,000.00 each year through June 30, 2003 for training and volunteer coordination. Funds are available under Code 010-035-3620-090-0247 pending budget approval (Printing, Advertising and Promotion). Vendor ID 101875. Commodity Code 9900000. SOLE SOURCE

#33 Authorized Design, Development and Maintenance to enter into an agreement with American Conservation Consortium, LTD in the amount of $4,500.00 through June 30, 2002 as a consultant to design a climate control system for the Franklin Pierce Homestead, Hillsboro, NH. Funds are available in Account #025-035-3726-090. A contingency is also requested in the amount of $1,000.00 form the same account. Vendor ID109504, Commodity Code 9968000. SOLE SOURCE

#34 Authorized Division of Forests and Lands to enter into the memorandum of agreement with Mount Sunapee Resort in an amount not to exceed $30,000 for the provision of a Natural Heritage inventory to identify locations of exemplary natural communities in Mount Sunapee State Park with an emphasis on old forests.
(2) Further authorized the acceptance and receipt, and disbursement for these funds under the following accounts: 025-035-3474-005 Private and Local Funds $30,000.00, 025-035-3474-090 NHNHI-Sunapee $30,000.00
(3) Further authorized DRED to enter into an agreement with The Nature Conservancy to provide ecological services to the Division of Forests and Lands for a total of $26,065.00 through June 30, 2002. Funding for this agreement is available from the class 090 account above.

#35 Authorized Division of Parks and Recreation to AMEND the current Memorandum of Understanding with the Student Conservation Association in the amount of $11,500.00 for a total amount of $91,500.00 for the purpose of extending the duration of the NH Parks AmeriCorps Program and enlarging the crew to complete State Park related projects. Funds in fiscal year 2002 are available in account 010-035-3720-050-0109 pending budget approval. SOLE SOURCE

#36 Authorized Division of Parks and Recreation, Bureau of Trails to enter into Grant-in-Aid Trail Maintenance Contracts in the total amount of $49,452.06 with the OHRV Clubs and in the amounts as specified in letter of May 17, 2001. Funds are appropriated and available in account 025-035-3414-091-0415 with a completion date of January 1, 2002.

#37 Authorized to expend $440,000 from the New Hampshire Economic Development Fund, Appropriation code 025-035-3630-001.
(2) Further authorized the comptroller to budget as specified in letter of May 22, 2001.

FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#38 Authorized to transfer $14,000 as specified in letter dated May 3, 2001. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

#39 Authorized to transfer and expend $58,000 from the Fish and Game Fund to offset a shortfall in the hatchery employee health insurance as specified in letter dated April 23, 2001. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

#40 Authorized to accept a $7,200.00 donation from the Meredith Rotary Club to be deposited into the Fisheries Donation Account 020-075-2136-005, Revenue Source Number 1824.

#41 Authorized to expend $85,332.32 in cooperative fencing grants to be issued to qualifying commercial agriculturists identified on the list attached to letter of May 17, 2001. Funds in the total amount of $350,000 were appropriated for cooperative fencing grants and $280,000 is currently available in account 020-075-2200-092 with a completion date of May 31, 2002.

#42 Authorized to enter into a Memorandum of Agreement with New Hampshire Public Television in the amount of $75,000 through June 30, 2002.
(2) Authorized the Director of Accounting Services to encumber these funds from the following account: 020-075-2120-095 FY2001 $45,000 and 020-075-2120-095 FY2002 $30,000 (subject to availability of funds)
(3) Further authorized the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department to pay New Hampshire Public Television $45,000 to initiate the project stated herein, effective upon Governor and Council approval of this contract.

DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#43 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO, authorized to establish 3 Environmentalist IV positions through June 30, 2001 as specified in letter dated April 10, 2001. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

#44 Authorized to accept and expend $100,000 in federal funds from the US Environmental Protection Agency under the Clean Water Act Section 106 through September 30, 2001. Further authorized the Director of Accounting Services to budget, as specified in letter of May 21, 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.

#45 Authorized Water Resources 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: Account #010-044-3812-Connecticut/Coos Project FY2001 $27,000.00.

#46 Authorized the loan agreement with the Department and the Town of Gilford in the amount of $2,600,000 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 $2,600,000 in account 025-044-2201-090-0252.

#47 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 $5,670.00 through January 31, 2003. Further authorized the Director of Accounting Services to encumber $5,670.00 from Federal Funds in Account #010-044-1511-090-0515.

#48 Authorized Water Division to purchase a parcel of land (Wentworth tax map #13 parcel

#4-5) owned by Mrs. Iona White, North Dorchester Road, Wentworth, NH. Further authorized the Director of Accounting Services to process payment in the amount of $30,000.00 from the Small Watersheds Program account 030-044-9328 to Mrs. Iona White in consideration of the conveyance. The purchase will be concluded following approval by Governor & Executive Council.

#49 Authorized to enter into a contract with Occupational Health and Rehabilitation, Inc., 29 Riverside Drive, Nashua, NH for $41,600 per year for FY2001-2003, $42,848 for FY2004 and $43,680 for FY2005. The total amount of the contract is $169,728 through June 30, 2005. Further authorized the comptroller to encumber funds in the accounts as listed in Table 1 of letter of May 22, 2001.

#50 Authorized to enter into a grant agreement with the North Country Resource Conservation & Development Area Council, 719 North Main Street, Room 220, Laconia, NH in the amount of $7,724.00 through December 31, 2002. Further authorized the Director of Account Services to encumber $7,724.00 from Federal Funds in Account #025-044-2025-090-0515.

#51 Authorized to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Hampton, Department of Public Works, 100 Winnacunnet Road, Hampton, NH in the amount of $9,000.00 through December 31, 2002. Further authorized the Director of Accounting Services to encumber $9,000.00 from Federal Funds in Account #010-044-1511-090.

#52 Authorized to enter into a grant agreement with the Carroll County Conservation District, 73 Main Street, Conway, NH in the amount of $12,000 through December 31, 2001. Further authorized the Director of Accounting Services to encumber $12,000 from Federal Funds in Account 025-044-2035-0515.

#53 Authorized to enter into a grant agreement with the Pennichuck Water Works, 4 Water Street, Nashua, NH in the amount of $40,000.00 through December 31, 2002. Further authorized the Director of Accounting Services to encumber $40,000.00 from Federal Funds in Account #025-044-2025-090-0515.

#54 Authorized to enter into a grant agreement with the City of Nashua, 229 Main Street, Nashua, NH in the amount of $450,000 through October 31, 2001. Further authorized the Director of Accounting Services to encumber funds in the amount of $450,000 in account 010-044-1000-092-0515.

#55 Authorized to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Barrington, 41 Province Lane, Barrington, NH in the amount of $740,000 through October 31, 2001. Further authorized the Director of Accounting Services to encumber funds in the amount of $740,000 in account 010-044-1000-092-0515.

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

#56 The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Colantuono, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized Office of Minority Health to RETROACTIVELY enter into an agreement with the New Hampshire Minority Health Coalition, Manchester, NH in the amount of $5,000 for coordination and production of the Statewide Minority Health Data Symposium conducted December 1, 2000 at the Concord Courtyard Marriott, effective upon approval. Funds are available in the following account: SFY 2001 Minority Health, 010-095-5005-093-0249 for $5,000.

BOARD OF MENTAL HEALTH PRACTICE

#57 The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized to transfer $1,760 as specified in their letter dated April 18, 2001. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

Office of Administration

#58 The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, authorized to enter into a lease renewal agreement [Initially approved on December 20, 1995 (Item #77)] with an option to extend approved on May 26, 1999 (Item #75)], with Yield House Industries, Inc., 71 Hobbs Street, Conway, NH effective June 9, 2001 and to end sixty months thereafter. 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 Accounting Services as follows: Account 010-095-5685-022-0248, SFY 2001 $9,865.63, SFY2002 $161,437.56, SFY 2003 $161,437.56, SFY2004 $161,437.56, SFY2005 $161,437.56, SFY2006 $151,571.93 for a total of $807,187.80.

Office of Finance

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#59 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 Candia, 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.

#60 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 Clarksville whose positions are covered by the New Hampshire Retirement System-Group I. Effective date of coverage is January 1, 2001.

Office of Planning and Research

#61 The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Griffin, authorized to AMEND an existing Agreement with the University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH [Initially approved on June 9, 1999 (Item #49) and amended on June 21, 2000 (Item #95)], by extending the termination date to June 30, 2003 and increasing the price limitation from $350,784 to $805,784, effective June 20, 2001 or date of Governor and Council approval, whichever is later. Funds are available in the accounts as specified in letter of May 24, 2001. SOLE SOURCE
(2) Authorized an advance of one quarter of the contract increase $113,750 to the University of New Hampshire upon Governor and Council approval of this amendment.

Office of Community & Public Health

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#62 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO, authorized to accept and expend $6,400 from the American Legacy Foundation and establish a Health Promotion Advisor position and a Secretary position through June 30, 2001, as specified in letter dated April 20, 2001. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

#63 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO, authorized to contract with the Trustees of Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH in the amount of $205,000 through June 30, 2003 to provide statewide injury prevention educational services. Funds for this purpose are available and shall be encumbered as follows with authority to adjust amounts through the Comptroller, if needed and justified, between state fiscal years: 010-090-5121-093-0415, Contracts, SFY2002 $102,500 and SFY2003 $102,500.

#64 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO, authorized Bureau of Rural Health & Primary Care to enter into a contract with Deanna J. Tamulonis, Merrimack, NH through June 30, 2003 for an amount not to exceed $11,239 for dental hygienist loan repayment. Funds are available and should be encumbered as follows: Appropriation 010-090-5149-093-0415, Linkages, SFY$5,620.00 and SFY03 $5,619.00.

#65 Authorized Bureau of WIC Nutrition Services to contract with Ammonoosuc Community Health Services, Inc., 25 Mount Eustis Road, Littleton, NH in the amount of $128,487 through June 30, 2002 with an option for renewal for one additional year to provide Women, Infant, and Children (WIC), Commodity Supplemental Food (CSFP), and Farmers' Market Nutrition Programs (FMNP) to low-income families and seniors. SFY2002 025-090-5260-098-0415, Contracts, $124,366 and 025-090-5260-097-0415, Contracts Rebates $4,121.

#66 Authorized Bureau of WIC Nutrition Services to contract with Avis Goodwin Community Health Services, Inc., 22 South Main Street, Rochester, NH in the amount of $255,191 through June 30, 2002 with an option for renewal for one additional year, to provide Women, Infant, and Children (WIC), Commodity Supplemental Food (CSFP), and Farmers' Market Nutrition Programs (FMNP) to low-income families and seniors. SFY2002 025-090-5260-098-0415, Contracts $255,191.

#67 Authorized Bureau of WIC Nutrition Services to contract with Community Action Program of Belknap-Merrimack Counties, Inc., 2 Industrial Park Drive, Concord, NH, in the amount of $626,662 through June 30, 2002 with an option for renewal for one additional year, to provide Women, Infant, and Children (WIC), Commodity Supplemental Food (CSFP), and Farmers' Market Nutrition Programs (FMNP) to low-income families and seniors. SFY2002 025-090-5260-098-0415, Contracts $626,662.

#68 Authorized Bureau of WIC Nutrition Services to contract with Coos County Family Health Services, Inc., 54 Willow Street, Berlin, NH, in the amount of $113,230 through June 30, 2002 with an option for renewal for one additional year, to provide Women, Infant, and Children (WIC), Commodity Supplemental Food (CSFP), and Farmers' Market Nutrition Programs (FMNP) to low-income families and seniors. SFY2002 025-090-5260-098-0415, Contracts $113,200.

#69 Authorized Bureau of WIC Nutrition Services to contract with Ossipee Concerned Citizens, Inc., Dore Street, PO Box 426, Osipee, NH, in the amount of $150,571 through June 30, 2002 with an option for renewal for one additional year, to provide Women, Infant, and Children (WIC), Commodity Supplemental Food (CSFP), and Farmers' Market Nutrition Programs (FMNP) to low-income families and seniors. SFY2002 025-090-5260-098-0415, Contracts $150,571.

#70 Authorized Bureau of WIC Nutrition Services to contract with Rockingham Community Action, Inc., 7 Junkins Avenue, Portsmouth, NH, in the amount of $419,267 through June 30, 2002 with an option for renewal for one additional year, to provide Women, Infant, and Children (WIC), Commodity Supplemental Food (CSFP), and Farmers' Market Nutrition Programs (FMNP) to low-income families and seniors. SFY2002 025-090-5260-098-0415, Contracts $419,267.

#71 Authorized Bureau of WIC Nutrition Services to contract with Southern New Hampshire Services, Inc., 40 Pine Street, Manchester, NH, in the amount of $906,101 through June 30, 2002 with an option for renewal for one additional year, to provide Women, Infant, and Children (WIC), Commodity Supplemental Food (CSFP), and Farmers' Market Nutrition Programs (FMNP) to low-income families and seniors. SFY2002 025-090-5260-098-0415, Contracts $906,101.

#72 Authorized Bureau of WIC Nutrition Services to contract with Southwestern Community Services, Inc., 69Z Island Street, Keene, NH, in the amount of $329,650 through June 30, 2002 with an option for renewal for one additional year, to provide Women, Infant, and Children (WIC), Commodity Supplemental Food (CSFP), and Farmers' Market Nutrition Programs (FMNP) to low-income families and seniors. SFY2002 025-090-5260-098-0415, Contracts $329,650.

#73 Authorized Bureau of WIC Nutrition Services to contract with Tri-County Community Action Program, Inc., 30 Exchange Street, Berlin, NH, in the amount of $2,552 through June 30, 2002 with an option for renewal for one additional year, to provide Women, Infant, and Children (WIC), Commodity Supplemental Food (CSFP), and Farmers' Market Nutrition Programs (FMNP) to low-income families and seniors. SFY2002 025-090-5260-098-0415, Contracts $2,552.

Office of Family Services

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#74 Authorized the Division of Behavioral Health to enter into an agreement with Alliance for Community Supports, 250 Commercial Street, Suite 4017, Manchester, NH in an amount not to exceed $100,000 through June 30, 2002 to provide technical support. Funds for support this request are anticipated to be available in account number 010-092-7010-094-0415 Community Support.
(2) Further authorized an advance payment up to a maximum of one-twelfth of the contract price limitation.

#75 Authorized pursuant to the provisions of Administrative Rules 316.13-a (5) the Glencliff Home For The Elderly request to pay $273,000.00 in overtime for permanent personal services out of salaries for vacant positions due to extended sick leave and pending recruitment for the period from July 1, 2000 to June 30, 2001. Funds have been expended from overtime allocation at a greater than anticipated rate and permission to transfer expenditures back to personal service is requested.

#76 Authorized the Glencliff Home for The Elderly; Division of Behavioral Health to enter into a contract with Reverend James Burow, Glencliff, NH in an amount not to exceed $6,559.92 through June 30, 2003 to provide religious counseling services. Funding is anticipated to be available in account 010-091-5710-046-0114, Consultants. FY2002-$3,279.96 and FY2003-$3,279.96

#77 Authorized the Glencliff Home for The Elderly, Division of Behavioral Health to enter into a contract with Alarmco, Inc., d/b/a A & L Alarmco, PO Box 521, Bradford, VT in an amount not to exceed $6,000.00 through June 30, 2003 to provide fire alarm, detection device testing and nurse call system repair services. Funding to support this request is anticipated to be available in account 010-091-5730-020-0249, Maintenance. FY2002-$3,000.00 and FY2003-$3,000.00

#78 Authorized the Glencliff Home for The Elderly; Division of Behavioral Health to enter into a contact with Suzanne Appleton, 24 Hobart Hill Road, Hebron, NH in an amount not to exceed $12,000.00 through June 30, 2003 to provide massage therapy services. Funding is anticipated to be available in account 010-091-5710-046-0114, Consultants. FY2002-$6,000.00 and FY2003-$6,000.00

#79 Authorized the Division of Behavioral Health to enter into an agreement with On the Road to Recovery, Inc., 795 Elm Street, Suite 110, Manchester, NH in an amount not to exceed $177,160 through June 30, 2002 to provide peer support services. Funds to support this request are anticipated to be available in the following accounts: 010-092-7010-094-0415 Community Support for $46,361 and 010-092-7143-097-0415 Contracts for $130,809.
(2) Further authorized an advance payment up to a maximum of one-twelfth of the contract price limitation.

#80 Authorized the Division of Behavioral Health to enter into an agreement with Granite State Monarchs, 64 Beaver Street, Keene, NH in an amount not to exceed $133,189 through June 30, 2002 to provide peer support services. Funds to support this request are anticipated to be available in the following accounts: 010-092-7010-094-0415 Community Support $34,846 and 010-092-7143-097-0415 Contracts for $98,343.
(2) Further authorized an advance payment up to a maximum of one-twelfth of the contract price limitation.

#81 Authorized the Division of Behavioral Health to enter into an agreement with Tri-City Consumers' Action Co-operative, 1 Main Street, Dover, NH, in an amount not to exceed $117,855 through June 30, 2002 to provide peer support services. Funds to support this request are anticipated to be available in the following accounts: 010-092-7010-094-0415 Community Support $30,835 and 010-092-7143-097-0415 Contracts for $87,020.
(2) Further authorized an advance payment up to a maximum of one-twelfth of the contract price limitation.

#82 Authorized the Division of Behavioral Health to enter into an agreement with A Way To Better Living, Inc., 13 Orange Street, Manchester, NH, in an amount not to exceed $190,611 through June 30, 2002 to provide peer support services. Funds to support this request are anticipated to be available in the following accounts: 010-092-7010-094-0415 Community Support $49,870 and 010-092-7143-097-0415 Contracts for $140,741.
(2) Further authorized an advance payment up to a maximum of one-twelfth of the contract price limitation.

#83 Authorized the Division of Behavioral Health to enter into an agreement with Circle of Hope, 82 Elkins Street, Franklin, NH, in an amount not to exceed $103,000 through June 30, 2002 to provide peer support services. Funds to support this request are anticipated to be available in the following accounts: 010-092-7010-094-0415 Community Support $26,948 and 010-092-7143-097-0415 Contracts for $76,052.
(2) Further authorized an advance payment up to a maximum of one-twelfth of the contract price limitation.

#84 Authorized the Division of Behavioral Health to enter into an agreement with Peer Support Mental Health Alliance of Southern NH, Inc., d/b/a Circle of L.I.F.E., 11 Wall Street, Derry, NH, in an amount not to exceed $134,930 through June 30, 2002 to provide peer support services. Funds to support this request are anticipated to be available in the following accounts: 010-092-7010-094-0415 Community Support $35,302 and 010-092-7143-097-0415 Contracts for $99,628.
(2) Further authorized an advance payment up to a maximum of one-twelfth of the contract price limitation.

#85 Authorized the Division of Behavioral Health to enter into an agreement with Lakes Region Consumer Advisory Board, 328 Union Avenue, Laconia, NH, in an amount not to exceed $113,300 through June 30, 2002 to provide peer support services. Funds to support this request are anticipated to be available in the following accounts: 010-092-7010-094-0415 Community Support $29,643 and 010-092-7143-097-0415 Contracts for $83,657. (3) Further authorized an advance payment up to a maximum of one-twelfth of the contract price limitation.

#86 Authorized the Division of Behavioral Health to enter into an agreement with Seacoast Mental Health Consumer Alliance, Inc., 544 Islington Street, Portsmouth, NH in amount not to exceed $176,369 through June 30, 2002 to provide peer support services. Funds to support this request are anticipated to be available in the following accounts: 010-092-7010-094-0415 Community Support $46,144 and 010-092-7143-097-0415 Contracts for $130,225.
(2) Further authorized an advance payment up to a maximum of one-twelfth of the contract price limitation.

#87 Authorized the Division of Behavioral Health to enter into an agreement with The Alternative Life Center, 110 West Main Street, Conway, NH in amount to not exceed $153,000 through June 30, 2002 to provide peer support services. Funds to support this request are anticipated to be available in the following accounts: 010-092-7010-094-0415 Community Support $40, 030 and 010-092-7143-097-0415 Contracts for $112,970.
(2) Further authorized an advance payment up to a maximum of one-twelfth of the contract price limitation.

#88 Authorized the Division of Behavioral Health to enter into an agreement with Merrimack County Mental Health Consumers Association, 55 School Street, Concord, NH in amount to not exceed $130,810 through June 30, 2002 to provide peer support services. Funds to support this request are anticipated to be available in the following accounts: 010-092-7010-094-0415 Community Support $34,224 and 010-092-7143-097-0415 Contracts for $96,586.
(2) Further authorized an advance payment up to a maximum of one-twelfth of the contract price limitation.

#89 Authorized the Division of Behavioral Health to enter into an agreement with The Stepping Stone Drop-In Center Association, of 108 Pleasant Street, Claremont, NH in amount to not exceed $290,455 through June 30, 2002 to provide peer support services. Funds to support this request are anticipated to be available in the following accounts: 010-092-7010-094-0415 Community Support $75,992 and 010-092-7143-097-0415 Contracts for $214,463.
(2) Further authorized an advance payment up to a maximum of one-twelfth of the contract price limitation.

#90 Authorized the Division of Behavioral Health to enter into an agreement with NAMI New Hampshire, 10 Ferry Street, Unit 314, Concord, NH in amount to not exceed $623,070 through June 30, 2002 to provide family support. Funds to support this request are anticipated to be available in the following accounts: 010-092-7010-094-0415 Community Support $380,633 and 010-092-7152-091-0415 Grants for $242,437.
(2) Further authorized an advance payment up to a maximum of one-twelfth of the contract price limitation.

#91 Authorized the Division of Behavioral Health to enter into an agreement with Granite State Federation of Families, 220 Winding Pond Road, Londonderry, NH in amount to not exceed $224,992 through June 30, 2002 to provide family support. Funds to support this request are anticipated to be available in the following accounts: 010-092-7010-094-0415 Community Support $51,442 and 010-092-7152-091-0415 Grants for $173,550.
(2) Further authorized an advance payment up to a maximum of one-twelfth of the contract price limitation.

#92 Authorized the Division of Behavioral Health to enter into an agreement with Granite State Independent Living, 21 Chenell Drive, Concord, NH in amount to not exceed $200,352 through June 30, 2002 to provide technical support. Funds to support this request are anticipated to be available in the following accounts: 010-092-7010-094-0415 Community Support $170,852 and 010-092-7169-092-0415 Grants for $29,500.
(2) Further authorized an advance payment up to a maximum of one-twelfth of the contract price limitation.

#92A The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Colantuono, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO, authorized to award a five year grant totaling $550,000 to NH Community Loan Fund, NH IDA Collaborative Program, 7 Wall Street, Concord, NH through June 30, 2006. Funds are available and should be encumbered in the following Account #025-045-6146-090-0415 TANF Grants SFY2002 $115,000 SFY 2003 $110,000 SFY2004 $110,000 SFY2005 $110,000 SFY2006 $105,000. SOLE SOURCE

New Hampshire Hospital

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#93 Authorized to accept and expend $175,000 from the New Hampshire Hospital Trust Funds as specified in letter dated May 1, 2001. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

#94 Authorized to AMEND contract with Simplex Time Recorder Company, 10 Commerce Park North, Unit 5, Bedford, NH [Initially approved on July 14, 2000 (Item #122)], by increasing the Total Price Limitation by $16,000 from $21,500 to $37,500 through June 30, 2002. Funds in an amount of $7,000 to support this request in SFY 2001 are available in Account #010-094-8410-048-0240 Contract Maintenance. Funds in an amount of $9,000 are anticipated to be available to support this request in SFY 2002, account 010-094-8410-048-0240 Contract Maintenance as specified in letter dated April 6, 2001.

#95 Authorized to enter into a contract with Chase-Fire Inc., 46 North Shore Drive, Center Barnstead, NH in an amount of $50,000 through June 30, 2003 to provide upholstering services. Funds to support this request are anticipated to be available in Account #010-094-8410-024-0227, job #94024000, Maintenance Other Than Building and Grounds in SFY02 $25,000 and SFY03 $25,000.

#96 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Martel's Self-Care Products Inc., 85 Allenstown Road, Allenstown, NH in an amount of $30,000 through June 30, 2003 for service and repair of medical and miscellaneous office equipment. Funds to support this request are anticipated to be available in account 010-094-8410-024-0225, job # 94024000, Maintenance Other Than Building and Grounds in SFY2002 $15,000 and SFY2003 $15,000.

#97 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Seacoast Mental Health Center, Inc., 1145 Sagamore Avenue, Portsmouth, NH in an amount not to exceed $408,725 through June 30, 2002 to provide mental health services and substance abuse prevention and recovery services. Funds to support this request are anticipated to be available as specified in letter dated May 11, 2001.
(2) Further authorized an advance payment up to a maximum of one-twelfth of the contract price limitation.

#98 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Mental Health Center for Southern New Hampshire, Inc., d/b/a CLM Behavioral Health, Salem Professional Park, 44 Stiles Road, Salem, NH in an amount not to exceed $158,539 through June 30, 2002 to provide mental health services. Funds to support this request are anticipated to be available as specified in letter dated May 11, 2001.
(2) Further authorized an advance payment up to a maximum of one-twelfth of the contract price limitation.

#99 Authorized to enter into an agreement with West Central Services, Inc. d/b/a West Central Behavioral Health, 2 Whipple Place, Suite 202, Lebanon, NH in an amount not to exceed $222,162 through June 30, 2002 to provide mental health services and substance abuse recovery services. Funds to support this request are anticipated to be available as specified in letter dated May 11, 2001. (2)Further authorized an advance payment up to a maximum of one-twelfth of the contract price limitation.

#100 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Howard Services, 38 Pond Street, Franklin, MA, in an amount of $10,100 through September 30, 2001 to provide building security review and evaluation. Funds to support this request are anticipated to be available in account number: 010-094-8410-090-0514 job #94012800, Management Services.

#101 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Northern New Hampshire Mental Health and Developmental Services, 87 Washington Street, Conway, NH in an amount not to exceed $872,945 through June 30, 2002 to provide mental health services and substance abuse prevention and recovery services. Funds to support this request are anticipated to be available in account: 010-092-5365-097-0285 Community Grants $349,707 and 010-092-7152-091-0415 Grants for $523,238.
(2) Further authorized an advance payment up to a maximum of one-twelfth of the contract price limitation.

#102 Authorized the Division of Behavioral Health to enter into an agreement with Lakes Region Mental Health Center, Inc. d/b/a GENESIS Behavioral Health, 111 Church Street, Laconia, NH in amount to not exceed $15,000 through June 30, 2002 to provide mental health services. Funds to support this request are anticipated to be available in Account #010-092-7150-093-0415 Grants $15,000.
(2) Further authorized an advance payment up to a maximum of one-twelfth of the contract price limitation.

#103 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Monadnock Family Services, 64 Main Street, Suite 301, Keene, NH in an amount not to exceed $293,500 through June 30, 2002 to provide mental health and substance abuse prevention and recovery services. Funds to support this request are anticipated to be available as specified in letter dated May 11, 2001.
(2) Further authorized an advance payment up to a maximum of one-twelfth of the contract price limitation.

#104 Authorized to enter into an agreement with The Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester, 401 Cypress Street, Manchester, NH in an amount not to exceed $816,936 through June 30, 2002 to provide mental health and substance abuse recovery services. Funds to support this request are anticipated to be available as specified in letter dated May 11, 2001.
(2) Further authorized an advance payment up to a maximum of one-twelfth of the contract price limitation.

Division of Child Support Services

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#105 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY make an unencumbered payment to Deloitte Consulting LLC, 200 Clarendon Street, Boston, MA in an amount not to exceed $201,553 retroactive to July 5, 2000 through September 11, 2000 for enhancement to the New England Child Support Enforcement System. Funds are available in the following account: SFY2001 Child Support Expenditure 025-095-6128-095-0115 $201,553.

#106 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Citizens Bank to New Hampshire, Manchester, NH in the amount of $131,409.00 through December 31, 2003 to provide banking services related to the processing of child support payments. Funds should be encumbered in the accounts as specified according to State fiscal year with authority to adjust amounts through the Comptroller, as specified in letter of May 4, 2001, if needed and justified, between the State fiscal year.

#107 Authorized to AMEND an existing Agreement with New Hampshire Mediation Program, Inc., Concord, NH [Initially approved on June 21, 2000 (Item #130)] by increasing the Price limitation from $25,000 to $31,250 for the access visitation services in Merrimack County and by extending the Completion Date from June 30, 2001 to September 30, 2001. All other items and conditions remain unchanged. Funds are available and should be encumbered in the following account: SFY2002 2002-025-095-6128-090-028, Current $25,000, Increase $6,250, Revised $31,250.

#108 Authorized to renew an existing agreement with the New Hampshire Department of Employment Security, Concord, NH in a total of $96,000.00 through June 30, 2003 to provide crossover matches and other services related to child support collection activities. Funds are available and should be encumber as specified in letter of May 9, 2001. 025-095-6128-090-0294 Child Support Expenditure, SFY 2002 $47,000 and SFY 2003 $49,000.00

#109 Authorized to AMEND an existing Agreement with the Monadnock Family Services, Inc., Keene, NH [Initially approved on June 21, 2000 (Item #194)], by increasing the Price Limitation from $25,000 to $31,250 for the access visitation services in Cheshire County and by extending the Completion Date from June 30, 2001 to September 30, 2001. All other terms and conditions remain unchanged. Funds are available and should be encumbered in the following account SFY2002 025-095-6128-090-028, Current $25,000, Increase $6,250, Revised $31,250.

#110 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Annie E. Casey Foundation, d/b/a Casey Family Services, Concord, NH in the amount of $50,000 through June 30, 2003. Funds for this purpose should be encumbered in the accounts as specified in letter of April 30, 2001, according to State fiscal year with authority to adjust accounts through the Comptroller, if needed and justified between State fiscal year.

#111 Authorized to AMEND an agreement with Easter Seals New Hampshire, Manchester, NH [Initially approved on December 1, 1999 (Item #106)], by increasing the amount by $506,985.00 to a new Price Limitation of $1,013,970.00 and extending the end date to December 31, 2002 effective July 1, 2001 for administrative case review for foster children. Funds for this purpose should be encumbered in the account as specified in letter of April 24, 2001, with authority to adjust accounts through the Comptroller, if needed and justified, between State fiscal years.

Division of Children, Youth & Families

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#112 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO, authorized to enter into an agreement with the Holiday Inn, Concord, NH in the amount of $57,984.00 through December 31, 2001 for the Child Protective Service Workers Core Training Academy. Funds for this purpose should be encumbered in the following account Training Account 010-040-5805-091-0415, job #40100216 SFY2002 $57,984.00.

#113 Authorized to enter into an agreement with NFI North, Inc., Concord, NH in the amount of $1,302,973 through June 30, 2003 to provide training and assessment services. Funds for this purpose should be encumbered in the following account according to State fiscal year with authority to adjust accounts through the Comptroller, if needed and justified between State fiscal years: Training 010-040-5805-091-0415 SFY2002 $482,505, SFY2003 $474,006 and Child Care Development Funds 025-040-5689-093-0415 SFY2002 $172,355 and $174,107.

#114 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO, authorized to enter into an agreement with University System of NH College for Lifelong Learning, Durham, NH in an amount not to exceed $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 accounts through the Comptroller, if needed and justified, between accounts and State fiscal years: CCDF 025-040-5689-093-0285 SFY2002 $100,000.00 and SFY2003 $100,000.00.

#115 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO, authorized to enter into an agreement with North Country Education Services Foundation, d/b/a Child Care Services of Coos County, Gorham, NH in an amount not to exceed $40,000.00 through June 30, 2003 for child care recruitment and training services. Funds for this purpose should be encumbered in the following account according to State fiscal year with authority to adjust accounts through the Comptroller, if needed and justified between State fiscal years: Child Care Training 025-040-5689-092-0285 SFY2002 $10,000.00 and CCDF 025-040-5689-093-0285 SFY2002 $10,000.00 and SFY2003 $10,000.00.
(2) Further authorized the Division to make repayment of up to 25% of the annual Contract Price at the beginning of the Contract Price with subsequent payments to be made on a cost reimbursement basis. To initiate this repayment the Contractor must submit a written request documenting the agency's need for prepayment to initiate the service.

#116 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO, authorized to enter into an agreement with Lakes Region Community Services Council, Laconia NH in an amount not to exceed $40,000.00 through June 30, 2003 for child care recruitment and training services. Funds for this purpose should be encumbered in the following account according to State fiscal year with authority to adjust accounts through the Comptroller, if needed and justified between State fiscal years: Child Care Training 025-040-5689-092-0285 SFY2002 $10,000.00, SFY2003 $10,000 and CCDF 025-040-5689-093-0285 SFY2002 $10,000.00 and SFY2003 $10,000.00.
(2) Further authorized the Division to make repayment of up to 25% of the annual Contract Price at the beginning of the Contract Price with subsequent payments to be made on a cost reimbursement basis. To initiate this repayment the Contractor must submit a written request documenting the agency's need for prepayment to initiate the service.

#117 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO, authorized to enter into an agreement with Child and Family Services, NH in an amount not to exceed $40,000.00 through June 30, 2003. Funds for this purpose should be encumbered in the following account according to State fiscal year with authority to adjust accounts through the Comptroller, if needed and justified between State fiscal years: Child Care Training 025-040-5689-092-0285 SFY2002 $10,000.00, SFY2003 $10,000 and CCDF 025-040-5689-093-0285 SFY2002 $10,000.00 and SFY2003 $10,000.00.
(2) Further authorized the Division to make repayment of up to 25% of the annual Contract Price at the beginning of the Contract Price with subsequent payments to be made on a cost reimbursement basis. To initiate this repayment the Contractor must submit a written request documenting the agency's need for prepayment to initiate the service.

#118 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO, authorized to enter into an agreement with Easter Seals of NH, Inc., Manchester, NH in an amount not to exceed $40,000.00 through June 30, 2003. Funds for this purpose should be encumbered in the following account according to State fiscal year with authority to adjust accounts through the Comptroller, if needed and justified between State fiscal years: Child Care Training 025-040-5689-092-0285 SFY2002 $10,000.00, SFY2003 $10,000 and CCDF 025-040-5689-093-0285 SFY2002 $10,000.00 and SFY2003 $10,000.00.
(2) Further authorized the Division to make repayment of up to 25% of the annual Contract Price at the beginning of the Contract Price with subsequent payments to be made on a cost reimbursement basis. To initiate this repayment the Contractor must submit a written request documenting the agency's need for prepayment to initiate the service.

#119 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO, authorized to enter into an agreement with the City of Nashua, Child Care Services Office, Nashua, NH in an amount not to exceed $40,000.00 through June 30, 2003. Funds for this purpose should be encumbered in the following account according to State fiscal year with authority to adjust accounts through the Comptroller, if needed and justified between State fiscal years: Child Care Training 025-040-5689-092-0285 SFY2002 $10,000.00, SFY2003 $10,000.00 and CCDF 025-040-5689-093-0285 SFY2002 $10,000.00 and SFY2003 $10,000.00.
(2) Further authorized the Division to make repayment of up to 25% of the annual Contract Price at the beginning of the Contract Price with subsequent payments to be made on a cost reimbursement basis. To initiate this repayment the Contractor must submit a written request documenting the agency's need for prepayment to initiate the service.

#120 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO, authorized to enter into an agreement with Strafford County Community Action Committee, Inc., Rochester, NH in an amount not to exceed $40,000.00 through June 30, 2003. Funds for this purpose should be encumbered in the following account according to State fiscal year with authority to adjust accounts through the Comptroller, if needed and justified between State fiscal years: Child Care Training 025-040-5689-092-0285 SFY2002 $10,000.00 SFY2003 $10,000.00 and CCDF 025-040-5689-093-0285 SFY2002 $10,000.00 and SFY2003 $10,000.00.
(2) Further authorized the Division to make repayment of up to 25% of the annual Contract Price at the beginning of the Contract Price with subsequent payments to be made on a cost reimbursement basis. To initiate this repayment the Contractor must submit a written request documenting the agency's need for prepayment to initiate the service.

#121 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO, authorized to enter into an agreement with Rockingham Community Action, Portsmouth, NH in an amount not to exceed $40,000.00 through June 30, 2003. Funds for this purpose should be encumbered in the following account according to State fiscal year with authority to adjust accounts through the Comptroller, if needed and justified between State fiscal years: Child Care Training 025-040-5689-092-0285 SFY2002 $10,000.00 SFY2003 $10,000.00 and CCDF 025-040-5689-093-0285 SFY2002 $10,000.00 and SFY2003 $10,000.00.
(2) Further authorized the Division to make repayment of up to 25% of the annual Contract Price at the beginning of the Contract Price with subsequent payments to be made on a cost reimbursement basis. To initiate this repayment the Contractor must submit a written request documenting the agency's need for prepayment to initiate the service.

#122 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO, authorized to enter into an agreement with the Trustees of Dartmouth College d/b/a Child Care Project, Hanover, NH in an amount not to exceed $40,000.00 through June 30, 2003. Funds for this purpose should be encumbered in the following account according to State fiscal year with authority to adjust accounts through the Comptroller, if needed and justified between State fiscal years: Child Care Training 025-040-5689-092-0285 SFY2002 $10,000.00 SFY2003 $10,000.00 and CCDF 025-040-5689-093-0285 SFY2002 $10,000.00 and SFY2003 $10,000.00.
(2) Further authorized the Division to make repayment of up to 25% of the annual Contract Price at the beginning of the Contract Price with subsequent payments to be made on a cost reimbursement basis. To initiate this repayment the Contractor must submit a written request documenting the agency's need for prepayment to initiate the service.

#123 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY enter into eighteen agreements with various police departments within the State of New Hampshire totaling $61,748.47 for underage drinking prevention and enforcement effective retroactive to May 4, 2001 through June 30, 2001 upon approval of Governor and Council. Funds for this purpose should be encumbered in the account JAIBG Grants Account #010-040-2024-090-0415 SFY2001 $61,748.47 as specified in letter of May 15, 2001.

#124 Authorized Division of Elderly & Adult Services to RETROACTIVELY enter into an agreement with Jeanette C. Takamura, Arlington, VA in an amount not to exceed $1,500.00 retroactive to May 2, 2001 through June 30, 2001 to be a keynote speaker at the New Hampshire Conference on Aging-2001. Funds are available in Account #025-048-8926-090-0285 Contract SFY2001 $1,500.00. SOLE SOURCE

#125 Authorized Division of Family Assistance to enter into an agreement with the NH Department of Education in the amount of $1,061,517.00 through June 30, 2003 for a program in basic competency in academic skills provided through the Bureau of Adult Education, Division of Adult Basic Education. 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. Account #025-045-6127-091-0285 SFY2002 $520,485.60 and SFY2003 $541,031.40.

#126 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO, authorized a Memorandum of Agreement between the Department and the New Hampshire Judicial Branch to support the coordination of adolescent drug court services in the Plymouth and Laconia District Court Areas through June 30, 2002.
(2) Further authorized Division of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention and Recovery to grant general funds in in the amount of $53,000.00 to the New Hampshire Judicial Branch through June 30, 2002. Funds are anticipated to be available and should be encumbered in the following accounts with authority to adjust amounts through the Comptroller, if needed and justified, between state fiscal years: 025-092-1387-097-0285 Community Programs, SFY2001 $1,300.00, SFY2000 $0.00 and 010-092-1387-097-0285 Community Programs, SFY2001 $0.00 and SFY2002 $51,700.00. (3) Funds will be accepted by the New Hampshire Judicial Branch into account number 010-010-2644, Receipt Account Number 5621. Funds will be expended through account number 010-010-2644-090.

#127 Authorized Office of Community and Public Health Disease Prevention and Health Promotion to contract with the New Hampshire Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence, 4 South State Street, Concord, NH in the amount of $387,852 through June 30, 2003 with a two-year renewal option for statewide rape crisis services. Funds for this purpose are available and shall be encumbered as follows with authority to adjust amounts through the Comptroller, if needed and justified, between state fiscal years: 010-090-5121-094-0415 Contracts SFY2002 $193,926 and SFY2003 $193,926. SOLE SOURCE

#128 Authorized Division of Developmental Services to enter into an Agreement with Community Bridges, Inc., 525 Clinton Street, Bow, NH in an amount not to exceed $246,327 through June 30, 2002 to provide developmental services. Funds are anticipated to be available for this purpose in the following accounts: 010-093-7100-094-0415 Family Support $13,007 and 010-093-7852-090-0415 Grants and Contracts $233,320.
(2) Authorized a minimum advance payment up to a maximum of one-twelfth of the contract price limitation.

#129 Authorized Division of Developmental Services to enter into an Agreement with Northern New Hampshire Mental Health and Developmental Services, Inc., 87 Washington Street, Conway, NH in an amount not to exceed $97,910 through June 30, 2002. Funds are anticipated to be available for this purpose in the following accounts: 010-093-7100-094-0415 Family Support $69,342 and 010-093-7852-090-0415 Grants & Contracts $28,568.
(2) Authorized a minimum advance payment up to a maximum of one-twelfth of the contract price limitation.

NEW HAMPSHIRE VETERANS HOME

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#130 Authorized agreement with Craig S. Walton, Registered Physical Therapist, Center Harbor, NH for a total of $33,734.40 through June 30, 2002. Funds are available in Account #010-043-5359-046-0112. SOLE SOURCE

#131 Authorized contract with Northeast Mobile Dental Service, 30 Pinkerton Street, Derry, NH in an amount not to exceed $59,280 through June 30, 2003 with the option to renew for an additional 36-month period, with no increase in cost. Contract provides for dental services on site. Funds are available in Account #010-043-5359-0297. SOLE SOURCE

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#132 Authorized to transfer $34,480 as specified in letter dated December 11, 2000. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

#133 Authorized Division of Adult Learning and Rehabilitation to enter into contract with Jobs for NH Graduates, Inc., Concord, NH in an amount not to exceed $1,541,125.86 to provide youth services, employment, and training as defined in Public Law 105-220 in thirteen NH communities. Chargeable to Account #025-056-4095-090 (Object Code 0415) with encumbrances in FY2002 $1,407,263.98 and FY2003 $133,861.88 pending legislative approval of the next biennial budget, with further authority to adjust those encumbrances in each of those State fiscal years through the Budget Office if needed and justified.
(2) Further authorized to make advanced quarterly payments for services provided under the terms of the contract. (3) Further authorized to withhold 10% of the contract total instead of the 25% withholding provision of the contract price in accordance with the NH Code of Administrative Rules 311.07 (a)(5).

#134 Authorized to accept and expend additional revenue in the amount of $280,170 in Account #025-056-6031 Apprenticeship Training through June 30, 2001 and direct the Director, Division of Accounting Services to adjust the budget as specified in letter dated May 14, 2001.

#135 Authorized to grant funds to College for Lifelong Learning, UNH, Office of Sponsored Research in the amount of $87,500 through August 30, 2002 to be charged to Account #010-056-4107-091 and Authorized unencumbered payment of said grant with internal accounting control within the Department of Education.

#136 Authorized Division of Adult Learning and Rehabilitation to RETROACTIVELY enter into lease agreement with TANA Properties LP, 20 Trafalgar Square, Suite 602, Nashua, NH for a five year term beginning January 1, 2001 and ending December 31, 2005. The total cost is $266,500 with annual costs as follows: FY2001 $26,650.00, FY2002 $53,300.00, FY2003 $53,300.00, FY2004 $53,300.00, FY2005 $53,300.00, FY2006 $26,650.00 to be charged to Account #025-056-4020-022-0248.

NH COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE SYSTEM

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#137 Authorized request to transfer and expend $46,961 from the non-lapsing account for the purpose of enhancing the distance learning program entitled "Going the Distance", as specified in letter dated May 8, 2001. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

#138 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO, authorized paid educational leave at half pay for Ms. Lynn Kilchenstein, TI/C Professor of English, at the NH Technical Institute effective June 29, 2001 through December 27, 2001. This leave is consistent with the Administrative Rules of the NH Division of Personnel.

SWEEPSTAKES COMMISSION

#139 The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, authorized to enter into a contract with NH Pro Maintenance "The Cleaning Company" in the amount of $21,780 for the cleaning of the Sweepstakes Building at 14 Integra Drive, Concord with term of two years, with one option to renew for two years at the same price. Further encumber FY02 Lottery 013-083-1029-020-0293 $10,345.50, Bingo 013-083-1295-020-0293 $544.50 and FY03 Lottery 013-083-1029-020-0293 $10,345.50, Bingo 013-083-1295-020-0293 $544.50.

DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#140 Authorized to accept and place on file the "Informational Item" a $10,000,000 grant to the Division of State Police entitled Consolidated Advanced Technology to address related problems in the integration of electronic devices within police mobile units and in the network communications integrating mobile units and law enforcement agencies.

#141 Authorized to accept and expend a grant from the NH Highway Safety Agency entitled "DMV Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Patrols". The amount of the grant is $7,039.78 and should be budgeted as specified in letter dated May 16, 2001.

#142 Authorized to enter into a two-year contract between Division of Motor Vehicles and Grant Cleaning Services, Pelham, NH with a cost of $7,848 per year plus $420 for rug cleaning second year through June 30, 2003.
(2) The contract should be encumbered as follows: FY2002 010-023-2304-020 $2,621, 010-023-2311-020 $5,227 and FY2003 010-023-2304-020 $2,761, 010-023-2311-020 $5,507.

#143 Authorized Division of Motor Vehicles to enter a two-year contract with Northeast Scale Company, Inc., Auburn, NH in the amount of $15,000 through June 30, 2003. The contract should be encumbered as follows: FY002 010-023-2302-020 $7,500 and FY2003 010-023-2302-020 $7,500. SOLE SOURCE

#144 Authorized the permit application of Masquebec Corporation located on Newfound Lake, Bridgewater, NH as recommended by the Department of Safety, Division of Safety Services for a congregate mooring field under the authority of RSA 270:67. Masquebec Corporation had been previously issued a permit for Seven (7) moorings in 1994. It is recommended that the application be approved for a total of seven (7) moorings.

#145 Authorized the permit application of Overlook Condominium Association, located on Lake Winnipesaukee, 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. Overlook Condominium Association had been previously issued a permit for ten (10) moorings in 1994. It is recommended that the application be approved for a total of ten (10) moorings.

#146 Authorized the permit application of Pine Cove Shores-South Beach Association, located on Lake Winnipesaukee, 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. Pine Cove Shores had been previously issued a permit for five (5) moorings in 1994. It is recommended that the application be approved for a total of five (5) moorings.

#147 Authorized the permit application of Merrimack Valley YMCA-Camp Nokomis, located on Lake Winnipesaukee, 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. Merrimack Valley YMCA-Camp Nokomis had been previously issued a permit for eight (8) moorings in 1994. It is recommended that the application be approved for a total of eight (8) moorings.

#148 Authorized the permit application of Merrimack Valley YMCA-Camp Lawrence, located on Lake Winnipesaukee, 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. Merrimack Valley YMCA-Camp Lawrence had been previously issued a permit for six (6) moorings in 1994. It is recommended that the application be approved for a total of six (6) moorings.

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#149 Authorized to pay Small Claims Submitted under the provisions of RSA 228:29 for the period of July 2001 to September 2001.

#150 Authorized Contemplated Award List for the period April 18, 2001 through May 18, 2001.

#151 Authorized to accept and place on file the "Informational Item" Equipment Acquisition Plan Status Report for the period ending April 30, 2001.

#152 Authorized to accept additional Federal Funds in the amount of $10,434.
(2) Further authorized to grant state assistance to the city of Lebanon, NH in the amount of $579.67 (5%) to be matched with Federal Funds $10,434.00 (90%) and Local Funds $579.67 (%) totaling $11,593.33 for AIP 17A an amendment to the airport development project to replace seven airport hazard beacons.
(3) Further authorized the Comptroller to budget the Federal Funds as follows: 030 096 9692-000 Federal Funds $10,434 and 030 096 9692-090 State and Local 5-10% FAA Projects $10,434.
(4) Further authorized the Comptroller to encumber the Federal and State Funds in the amount of $11,013.67 in appropriation code 030-096-9692-090-0415.

#153 Authorized to increase contingency for contract with Winterset, Inc., Lyndonville, VT by $229,000, (from $182,865.15 to $411,865.15). [Initially approved on April 26, 2000 (Item #149) from Bridge Replacement Appropriation Account #015-096-3078-090-0309.
(2) Further authorized a contingency amount of $411,865 for rehabilitation of Vermont Route 105 Bridge over the Connecticut River with related approaches in Stratford, NH and Bloomfield, VT.

#154 Authorized contract with Amstar of Western New York, Inc., West Seneca, NY on the basis of a low bid of $219,500 for maintenance repainting of NH Route 104 steel through-girder bridge over the Smith River.
(2) Further authorized to encumber $219,500 from Highway Betterment Appropriation Account #015-096- 3039.50-090-0309.
(3) Further authorized a contingency in the amount of $21, 950 for payment of latent conditions that may appear during execution of project.
(4) Effective upon Governor and Council approval with a completion date of August 30, 2001.

#155 Authorized contract with Amstar of Western New York, Inc., West Seneca, NY on basis of a low bid of $209,000 for maintenance repainting of NH Route 26 steel beam bridge over the Connecticut River.
(2) Further authorized to encumber $209,000 from Highway Betterment Aid Appropriation Account #015-096-3039.50-090-0309.
(3) Further authorized a contingency in the amount of $20,900 for payment of latent conditions that may appear during the execution of project.
(4) Effective upon Governor and Council approval with a completion date of August 30, 2001.

#156 Authorized contract with Bayview Construction, Corporation, Portsmouth, NH on the basis of low bid of $558,278.90 for rehabilitation of existing bridge over the Smith River from the intersection of NH Route 104 to just south of Murray Hill Road.
(2) Further authorized to encumber $558,278.90 from Highway Betterment Appropriation Account #015-096- 3039.50-090-0309.
(3) Further authorized a contingency in the amount of $55,827.89 for payment of latent conditions that may appear during the execution of project.
(4) Effective upon Governor and Council approval with a completion date of October 19, 2001.

#157 Authorized contract with Victor Virgin Construction Corporation, West Franklin, NH on basis of low bid of $501,984.80 for reconstruction of NH Route 13 and its intersection with Molly Stark Lane.
(2) Further authorized to encumber $501,984.80 from Highway Betterment Appropriation Account #015-096- 3039.50-090-0309.
(3) Further authorized a contingency in the amount of $50,198.48 for payment of latent conditions that may appear during the execution of project.
(4) Effective upon Governor and Council approval with a completion date of November 1, 2001.

#158 Authorized contract with R. M. Piper, Inc., of Plymouth, NH on basis of a low bid of $355,321 for replacement of the bridge on Lawrence Road.
(2) Further authorized to encumber $355,321 from State Bridge Aid Appropriation Account #015-096-3012- 090-0309.
(3) Further authorized a contingency in the amount of $35,532.10 for payment of latent conditions that may appear during the execution of project.
(4) Effective upon Governor and Council approval with a completion date of May 31, 2002.

#159 Authorized contract with Tri-State Painting, Inc., Tilton, NH on basis of a low bid of $365,000 for maintenance repainting of US Route 3 steel through-girder bridge over the Connecticut River.
(2) Further authorized to encumber $365,000 from Highway Betterment Appropriation Account # 015-096- 3039.50-090-0309.
(3) Further authorized a contingency in the amount of $36,500 be approved for payment of latent conditions that may appear during execution of the project.
(4) Effective upon Governor and council approval with a completion date of August 30, 2001.

#160 Authorized contract with Southwest Region Planning Commission, 20 Central Square, Keene, NH to undertake planning study in the City of Keene for an amount not to exceed $25,000 in Federal Transit Administration, State Planning and Research Program funds.
(2) Further authorized the Comptroller to encumber the sum of $25,000 from appropriation account 010-096- 2916-090-0109 from FY2001 funds.

#161 Authorized to sell a one story wood frame house with attached garage that requires removal from State owned property in the Town of Conway to Jeffrey M. Blake, 7 Hillside Street, Fryeburg, ME for $3,100. The sale price to be credited to Conway NHS-DPI-0153 (001), 11339B, 015-096-3054-090-0308.

#162 Authorized to sell a 0.74 of an acre parcel improved with a single-family raised ranch style house to Christine and Michael Frost for $171,000.00. $500.00 of the sale price to be credited to 015-096-000 REV/SRC 2156 Sale of Service as an Administrative Fee and the remainder of the sale to 017-096-000 REV/SRC2136 Misc. Sales and Land.

#163 Authorized to sell to Ethan Allen Manufacturing Corp., Main Street, Beecher Falls, VT 12.1 acres more or less, of the State-owned North Stratford to Beecher Falls Branch Railroad Line in the Town of Canaan, VT for $1.00.Sale income to be credited to the Special Railroad Account 010-096-2991-009.
(2) Further authorized to transfer 7.5 acres of State-owned North Stratford to Beecher Fall Railroad Line in Canaan, VT to the New Hampshire Department of Resources and Economic Development for use as part of the statewide trails system.

#164 Authorized contract with Atlantic Waste Systems North, 53 Pelham Rd., Salem, NH to provide rubbish disposal services at the Donald Small Maintenance Facility and Seabrook Welcome Center on the Blue Star Turnpike for the period of July 1, 2001 through June 30, 2003.
(2) Further authorized to encumber $58,125.60 for the cost of services in the contract from the following appropriation account number: Blue Star Turnpike 017-096-7032-020-0261, FY$29,062.80 and FY2003 $29,062.80.
(3) Effective upon Governor and Council approval with a completion date of June 30, 2003.

#165 Authorized contract with Atlantic Waste Systems North, 53 Pelham Rd., Salem, NH to provide rubbish disposal services at the Dover Maintenance Facility on the Spaulding Turnpike for the period July 1, 2001 through June 30, 2003.
(2) Further authorized to encumber $19,375.20 for the cost of services in the contract from the following appropriation account number: Spaulding Turnpike 017-096-7037-020-0261, FY2002 $9,687.60 and FY2003 $9,687.60.
(3) Effective upon Governor and Council approval with a completion date of June 30, 2003.

#166 Authorized Bureau of Highway Maintenance to enter into an agreement with Priscilla's Cleaning Solutions, PO Box 31, Ashuelot, NH for the purpose of providing janitorial services at the District 04 office building located at 19 Base Hill Rd., Swanzey, NH through June 30, 2003 pending availability of funds in the encumbered accounts for fiscal year 2002 and 2003.
(2) Further authorized to encumber $16,000.00 as follows: 015-096-3007-020-0293 FY2002 $8,050.00 and 015-096-3007-020-0293 FY2003 $8,050.00.

#167 Authorized to enter into contract with Meridian Construction Corporation, PO Box 759, Laconia, NH for a lump sum price of $468,600.00 for Safe Rooms and Elevator, Tobey Building, NH Hospital Campus, Concord, NH.
(2) Further authorized a contingency in the amount of $39,390.00 for payment of latent conditions that may appear during execution of the project.
(3) Further authorized the Comptroller to encumber the amount of $507,990.00 from the Appropriation Account Numbers as specified in letter of May 17, 2001.

#168 Authorized to enter into a contract with Eclipse Construction, Inc., 19 Harvey Road, Bedford, NH for a lump sum price of $86,804.00 for Construct New "LULA" Elevator, NH Liquor Commission Administrative Offices, 50 Storrs Street, Concord, NH.
(2) Further authorized a contingency in the amount of $8,680.00 for payment of latent conditions that may appear during execution of the project.
(3) Further authorized the Comptroller to encumber the amount of $95,484.00 from the Appropriation Account Number: 030-096-0158-090-0226.

#169 Authorized to enter into a contract with Fire Pro, 155 Whitford Street, Manchester, NH for a lump sum price of $39,850.00 for Duct Cleaning, Acute Psychiatric Services Building and Howard Recreation Building, NH Hospital Campus, Concord, NH.
(2) Further authorized a contingency in the amount of $6,023.00 to be approved for payment of latent conditions that may appear during execution of the project.
(3) Further authorized the Comptroller to encumber the amount of $45,873.00 form the following Appropriation Account Number: 010-094-8710-048-0226.

#170 Authorized to enter into a contract with Meridian Construction Corporation, PO Box 759, Laconia, NH for a lump sum price of $1,116,760.00 for Re-roofing Main Building/Annex 1, State Office Park South, Concord, NH.
(2) Further authorized a contingency in the amount of $70,840.00 for payment of latent conditions that may appear during execution of the project.
(3) Further authorized the Comptroller to encumber the amount of $1,187,600.00 for the following Appropriation Account Numbers: 030-092-0142-090-0226 and 010-014-2095-048-0226.

#171 Authorized to enter into a contract with Hanson-Fox Company, Inc., PO Box 1048, Concord, NH for a lump sum price of $64,335.00 for Attic Ventilation, Supreme Court, Concord, NH.
(2) Further authorized a contingency in the amount of $9,650.00 for payment of latent conditions that may appear during execution of the project.
(3) Further authorized the Comptroller to encumber the amount of $73,985.00 from the following Appropriation Account Numbers: 030-014-9631-090-0226 and 010-014-2040-048-0226.

#172 Authorized to modify the Department's Agreement with Fay, Spofford & Thorndike, LLC, 288 South River Road, Building C, Bedford, NH and 5 Burlington Woods, Burlington, MA by increasing the total amount payable under the Agreement by $337,715.42, from $3,008,669.00 to $3,346,384.42.
(2) Further authorized to increase previously authorized encumbrance by $337,715.42, from $3,008,669.00 to $3,346,384.42, against the Department's Nashua River Bridge Federal Aid Account # 015-096-3081-090-0104.

#173 Authorized to enter into an agreement with SEA Consultants, Incorporated, 10 Ferry Street, Suite 137, Concord, NH and 485 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA for a total fee not to exceed $355,561 for engineering services for design and improvements to two sections of NH Route 16 in Towns of Albany and Madison.
(2) Further authorized to encumber the sum of $355,561 against the Department's Consolidated Federal Aid Account #015-096-3054-090-0104.
(3) Effective upon by Governor and Council approval with the completion date eighteen months from the date of Notice to Proceed.

#174 Authorized to enter into an Agreement with Maguire Group Incorporated, 110 Corporate Drive, Suite 6, Portsmouth, NH for a total fee not to exceed $2,096,000.
(2) Further authorized to encumber the sum of $2,096,000 against the Department's Consolidated Federal Aid Account #015-096-3054-090-0104.
(3) Effective upon Governor and Council approval with the final completion date of fifty-two months from the date of Notice to Proceed.

#175 Authorized to enter into an Agreement with Rockingham Planning Commission, 156 Water Street, Exeter, NH to undertake certain transportation related planning studies for a fee not to exceed $70,462.
(2) Further authorized the Comptroller to encumber FY2002 $35,231 and FY2003 $35,231 from Account #010-096-2916-090-0104. The encumbered amount represents 80% of the total project cost; the balance will be local funds.
(3) Effective upon Governor and Council approval with final completion date of June 30, 2003.

#176 Authorized to enter into an Agreement with Strafford Regional Planning Commission, 259 County Farm Road, Unit 1, Dover, NH to undertake certain transportation related planning studies for a fee not to exceed $72,696.
(2) Further authorized to encumber FY2002 $36,348 and FY2003 $34,348 from Account #010-096-2916- 090-0104. The encumbered amount represents 80% of the total project cost; the balance will be local funds.
(4) Effective upon Governor and Council approval with final completion date of June 30, 2003.

#177 Authorized to enter into an Agreement with Nashua Regional Planning Commission, 115 Main Street, Nashua, NH to undertake certain transportation related planning studies for a fee not to exceed $129,332.
(2) Further authorized the Comptroller to encumber FY2002 $64,666 and FY2003 $64,666 from Account

#010-096-2916-090-0104. The encumbered amount represents 80% of the total project cost; the balance will be local funds.

#178 Authorized to enter into an Agreement with Nashua Regional Planning Commission, 115 Main Street, Nashua, NH to undertake certain transportation related planning studies for a fee not to exceed $647,258 for the biennium FY2002 and FY2003.
(2) Further authorized the Department to encumber $647,258 from the Department's State Planning and Research Account #015-096-3060-090-0104 after July 1, 2001. The requested encumbrance(s) for Fiscal Years 2002 and/or 2003 are contingent upon the availability and continued appropriation of funds.
(3) Effective date of Agreement will be date of agreement is July 1, 2001. The final completion date is June 30, 2003.

#179 Authorized to enter into an Agreement with Southern NH Planning Commission, 438 Dubuque Street, Manchester, NH to undertake certain transportation related planning studies for a fee no to exceed $149,968.
(2) Further resolved the Comptroller be authorized to encumber FY2002 $72,800 and FY2003 $77,168 from Account #010-096-2916-090-0104. The encumbered amount represents 80% of the total project cost; the balance will be local funds.
(3) Effective upon Governor and Council approval with final completion date of June 30, 2003.

#180 TUITION REQUESTS

The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO on Items

#A, B, D, E, F, H and J approved the following tuition requests:

A. COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE - Request permission to pay Plymouth State College, Plymouth, NH, the sum of $741.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Tom Goulette, VP of Academic and Student Affairs, in the course entitled "Collaborative Leadership".

B. ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Request permission to pay Franklin Pierce College, Rindge, NH, the sum of $1,176.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Kathy Ann LaBonte, Accountant II, in the courses entitled "Senior Business Seminar" and "Science of Society II".

C. ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Request permission to pay University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension, Durham, NH, the sum of $600.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Carol M. Swete, Environmentalist IV, in the course entitled "Community Mapping Course".

D. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Office of Family Services - Request permission to pay FT Knowledge Inc., New York, NY, the sum of $845.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Phillip Burt, Financial Agent I, in the correspondence course entitled "Finance".

E. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Office of Family Services - Request permission to pay Southwest Missouri State University, Springfield, MO, the sum of $700.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Nancy Overton, Training & Developmental Therapist, in the correspondence course entitled "Activity Professionals, Part I".

F. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Office of Finance - Request permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $389.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Mary Jane Turcotte, Senior Financial Analyst, in the course entitled "Web Design and Development".

G. HOSPITAL - Request permission to pay Franklin Pierce College, Concord, NH, the sum of $549.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Sheila Gagnon, Internal Auditor II, in the course entitled "Senior Business Seminar".

H. TRANSPORTATION - Request permission to pay New Hampshire College, Manchester, NH, the sum of $594.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Diana Smestad, Accountant IV, in the course entitled "Business Education".

I. TRANSPORTATION - Request permission to pay New Hampshire College, Manchester, NH, the sum of $622.50 for the sole purpose of enrolling Donald Lasell, Project Manager, in the course entitled "Quantitative Analysis", also request permission to pay New Hampshire College, Manchester, NH, the sum of $594.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Donald Lasell, Project Manager, in the course entitled "Multinational Corporation".

J. YOUTH DEVELOPMENT SERVICES - Request permission to pay New Hampshire College, Manchester, NH, the sum of $1,188.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Will Flowers, Teacher, in the course entitled "Current Literature".

K. YOUTH DEVELOPMENT SERVICES - Request permission to pay Keene State College, Keene, NH, the sum of $1,320.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Earl R. Lord, Teacher, in the courses entitled "Classroom Strategies for Children with Behavioral Issues" and "Social & Emotional Development in Students with Special Needs".

#181 TRAVEL REQUESTS

The Governor and Executive Council approved the following travel requests:

A. SAFETY, Division of State Police - Request permission for (1) employee, Denise Perry, Secretary II, or designee, to travel to Boston, MA, on June 12 - 14, 2001, to attend the Sex Offender Registry Workshop. ALSO A CASH ADVANCE OF $548.00 IS REQUESTED FOR Denise Perry. Total Cost: $548.00. Source of Funds: 100% Grant Funds. No Registration Fees.

B. TRANSPORTATION - Request permission for (4) employees, Lyle Knowlton, Director of Operations, Stephen Gray, State Maintenance Engineer, Harvey Goodwin, Administrator Bureau of Turnpikes, and Edward Welch, Administrator Bureau of Bridge Maintenance, or designee, to travel to Hershey, PA, on July 15 - 20, 2001, to attend the AASHTO Subcommittee on Maintenance Conference. Permission is also requested for a waiver to exceed the 300-mile radius by state vehicle. Total Cost: $6,858.75. Source of Funds: 23% Turnpike and 77% Highway Funds. Registration Fee: $1,300.00.

LATE ITEMS

DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES: NH Health and Education Facilities Authority

A. Authorize Report and Findings of Councilor Raymond S. Burton with regard to the proposal for the construction and equipment project in connection with Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital, Lebanon, NH.

DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

B. Authorize request of Joseph Skiffington to construct a perched beach surrounded by a wide wall with associated structures on property located at Greens Basin on Lake Winnipesaukee in Moultonborough.

C. Authorize request of SMH Inc. to construct a beach surrounded by a 12-in. wide wall with associated structures on property located at Greens Basin on Lake Winnipesaukee in Moultonborough.

D. Authorize request of SMH Inc. to construct a perched beach surrounded by a 12-in. wide wall with associated structures on property located at Greens Basin on Lake Winnipesaukee in Moultonborough.

DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY

E. Authorize amendments to Snow Plowing Contracts that exceeded $5,000 that did not previously require Governor and Council approval.

Item removed from Table

The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Colantuono, voted to remove Item #92 which was tabled at the May 23, 2001 Governor and Executive Council Meeting. Councilor Burton and seconded by Councilor Griffin, voted to approve 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.

The Governor set the next Governor and Executive Council Meeting on Wednesday, June 20, 2001 at 10:30 a.m. at the State House, Concord, NH.

The Honorable Board then adjourned.

 

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