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June 9, 1999
 

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GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MINUTES
State House, Concord, NH
June 9,1999
10:30 a.m.
#12

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

The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Streeter, seconded by Councilor Colantuono, accepted the minutes of May 26, 1999.

The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Streeter, seconded by Councilor Griffin, confirmed the appointment of several persons nominated for Civil Commissions from the May 26, 1999 meeting.

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

The Governor and Executive Council confirmed the following:

APPELLATE BOARD
Judith S. Galluzzo, Salem
(Public Member)
Reappointment
Effective: June 9, 1999
TERM: October 14, 2001

BOARD OF BARBERING, COSMETOLOGY AND ESTHETICS
Jane P. Tyson O'Neil, Manchester
(Public Member)
Vacancy
Effective: June 9, 1999
TERM: July 1, 2004

MAINE-NEW HAMPSHIRE INTERSTATE BRIDGE AUTHORITY
Russell Levenson (d), Portsmouth
Succeeding: Harold J. Silverman (d), Portsmouth
Effective: June 9, 1999
TERM: May 25, 2003

PERSONNEL APPEALS BOARD
Lisa A. Rule (d), Concord
Succeeding: Mark J. Bennett (r), Loudon (resigned)
Effective: June 9, 1999
TERM: June 2, 2001

Patrick Wood (d), Laconia
Reappointment
Effective: June 9, 1999
TERM: June 2, 2002

TRANSPORTATION APPEALS BOARD
Lee F. Carroll, Gorham
(Alternate/Prof. Engineers)
Reappointment
Effective: June 23, 1999
TERM: June 23, 2002

George R. Cushman, Dunbarton
(General Public)
Succeeding: Frederick Baybutt, Spofford
Effective: June 9, 1999
TERM: April 23, 2000

Eric G. Falkenham, Hopkinton
(Attorney)
Reappointment
Effective: June 9, 1999
TERM: May 7, 2002

The Governor nominated the following:

STATE COMMITTEE ON AGING
Thaddeus E. Klemarczyk (r), Exeter
(District No. 3)
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: June 24, 2002

STATE APPRENTICEHSIP COUNCIL
Philip M. Hamblet, Keene
(Management)
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: June 25, 2003

COMMISSIONER NEW HAMPSHIRE COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE SYSTEM
Glenn DuBois, Tilton
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
Salary: $90,000.00
TERM: July 1, 2003

BOARD OF DENTAL EXAMINERS
Kristine A. Hodsdon, Hudson
(Dental Hygiene Member)
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: July 15, 2004

Charles F. Post, DMD, Keene
Succeeding: David A. Hedstrom, Greenfield (reached term limit)
Effective: July 15, 1999
TERM: July 15, 2004

BOARD OF FIRE CONTROL
Richard C. Heselton, Fremont
(Volunteer Chief of Fire Department)
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: July 8, 2004

FISH AND GAME COMMISSION
Ellis R. Hatch, Jr. (d), Rochester
Strafford County
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: June 29, 2004

Theodore A. Tichy (i), Milan
Coos County
Succeeding: Burnham A. Judd, Pittsburg
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: June 29, 2002

BOARD OF REGISTRATION OF FUNERAL DIRECTORS AND EMBALMERS
Robert W. Bennett, Jr., Bow
Succeeding: Grover Tasker, Dover (reached term limit)
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: June 13, 2004

NEW HAMPSHIRE HIGHER EDUCATION AND HEALTH FACILITIES AUTHORITY
Major W. Wheelock, Dublin
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: June 30, 2004

NORTHEAST INTERSTATE DAIRY COMPACT
Powell Cabot, Walpole
(Dairy Processor)
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: June 19, 2002

BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY

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

EXTRACT FROM THE MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE GOVERNOR AND COUNCIL HELD JUNE 9, 1999 IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBER, STATE HOUSE, CONCORD

At 10:55 a.m., the Governor announced that the next matter to be considered would be the financing of an industrial facility project by the Business Finance Authority for Gilchrist Metal Fabricating Co., Inc. (the "Borrower") in Hudson, New Hampshire and declared that the public hearing on the subject had commenced. She said that she and the members of the Council had received the written recommendation of the Authority and other documentation and information with respect to the project. The Governor said that the meeting would then hear anyone wishing to speak on the subject. Jack Donovan, Executive Director of the Authority, briefly explained the project, emphasized that the credit of the State was not involved and introduced John (Jack) Gilchrist of the Borrower. The Governor then repeated that the proceedings were a public hearing and asked whether any other person wished to speak; there being none, Councilor Colantuono introduced a resolution entitled "A RESOLUTION UNDER RSA 162-I:9 WITH RESPECT TO THE FINANCING OF AN INDUSTRIAL FACILITY BY THE BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY OF THE STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE FOR GILCHRIST METAL FABRICATING CO., INC. IN HUDSON, NEW HAMPSHIRE" and moved its adoption, which was seconded by Councilor Streeter. After discussion of the resolution, the Governor called for a vote on the motion. Those voting in favor were: the Governor and Councilor Burton, Councilor Spaulding, Councilor Griffin, Councilor Colantuono, and Councilor Streeter; those abstaining were Councilor(s): None; and those voting against were Councilor(s): None. The Governor declared that the resolution was passed.

A RESOLUTION UNDER RSA 162-I:9 WITH RESPECT TO THE FINANCING OF AN INDUSTRIAL FACILITY BY THE BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY OF THE STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE FOR GILCHRIST METAL FABRICATING CO., INC. IN HUDSON, NEW HAMPSHIRE

WHEREAS, the Governor and Council have received from the Business Finance Authority of the State of New Hampshire (the "Authority") its written recommendation that the Governor and Council make certain findings and a determination under RSA 162-I:9 with respect to the financing or refinancing of an industrial facility for Gilchrist Metal Fabricating Co., Inc. (the "Borrower") in Hudson, New Hampshire, by the Authority's issuance of up to $800,000 in bonds (the "Bonds") under RSA 162-I:1 et seq. (the "Act"); and

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

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

NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the foregoing, IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED THAT:

Section 1. Findings. On the basis of the Authority's recommendation and the documentation and information received by the Governor and Council, and after a public hearing, the Governor and Council find:

(a) Special Findings.

(1) The project to be financed or refinanced with the proceeds of the Bonds consists of (i) the lease-purchase and installation of certain machining equipment; and (ii) the payment of certain closing costs (collectively, the "Facility"). The Facility is within the definition of "Industrial Facility" in RSA 162-I:2 and may be financed under the Act.

(2) The establishment and operation of the Facility will create or preserve employment opportunities directly or indirectly within the State of New Hampshire (the "State") or will help to protect and enhance the State's physical environment or will accomplish both purposes.

(b) General Findings.

(1) The creation, establishment, acquisition, construction, expansion, remodeling or replacement of the Facility (the "Project") and the proposed financing of the Project are feasible.

(2) The Borrower has the skills and financial resources necessary to operate the Facility successfully.

(3) The Lease-Purchase Agreement and the other documents evidencing and securing the Bonds (the "Financing Documents") contain provisions so that under no circumstances will the Authority be obligated, directly or indirectly, to pay Project costs, debt service or expenses of operation, maintenance and upkeep of the Facility except from proceeds of the Bonds or from funds received under the Financing Documents, exclusive of funds received under the Financing Documents by the Authority for its own use.

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

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

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

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

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

Passed and Agreed to: June 9, 1999.

#2 Authorized to hold a Public Hearing to approve an award of a State Guarantee under RSA 162-A:13 with respect to a loan from Bank of New Hampshire to Incon, Inc. in Hudson, New Hampshire. Action will authorize a Resolution under RSA 162-A:18 to determine the financing will serve a public use, provide public benefit and is within the policy and authority of the Act.
A roll call vote was requested, the results are as follows:
Councilor Burton - Yes:
Councilor Spaulding - Yes:
Councilor Griffin - Yes:
Councilor Colantuono - Yes:
Councilor Streeter - Yes.

EXTRACT FROM THE MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE GOVERNOR AND COUNCIL HELD ON JUNE 9, 1999 COUNCIL CHAMBER, CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE

At approximately 11:05 a.m., the Governor announced that the next matter to be considered would be the award of a State guarantee under the Guaranteed Asset Program of the Business Finance Authority in connection with a loan to be made by Bank of New Hampshire to Incon, Inc. and declared that the public hearing on the subject had commenced. She said that she and the members of the Council had received written material from the Authority with respect to the proposed loans and State guarantee. The Governor then said that the meeting would hear anyone wishing to speak on the subject and introduced Jack Donovan, Executive Director of the Authority who briefly explained the project and introduced Robert Butler, President of Incon, Inc. and Robert Rivard of Bank of New Hampshire. The Governor then repeated that the proceedings were a public hearing and asked whether any other person wished to speak; there being none, Councilor Colantuono introduced a resolution entitled "A RESOLUTION UNDER RSA 162-A:18 AWARDING A STATE GUARANTEE UNDER RSA 162-A:13 WITH RESPECT TO A LOAN FROM BANK OF NEW HAMPSHIRE TO INCON, INC." and moved its adoption, which was seconded by Councilor Streeter. There being no discussion, the Governor called for a vote on the motion. Those voting in favor were: The Governor and Councilor Burton, Councilor Spaulding, Councilor Griffin, Councilor Colantuono, and Councilor Streeter; those abstaining were Councilor(s): None; and those voting against were Councilor(s): None. The Governor declared that the resolution was passed.

RESOLUTION UNDER RSA 162-A:18 AWARDING A STATE GUARANTEE UNDER RSA 162-A:13 WITH RESPECT TO A LOAN FROM BANK OF NEW HAMPSHIRE TO INCON, INC.

WHEREAS, the Governor and Council (the "Governor and Council") of the State of New Hampshire (the "State") have received from the Business Finance Authority of the State of New Hampshire (the "Authority") its written recommendation that the Governor and Council make certain findings and determinations pursuant to RSA 162-A:18 with respect to the award of a guarantee of the Authority in an amount equal to eighty percent (80%) of the principal amount of a loans up to $1,300,000 from Bank of New Hampshire to Incon, Inc. pursuant to RSA 162-A:13 (the Guaranteed Asset Program or the "GAP Program");

WHEREAS, the proposed guarantee would require the pledge of the full faith and credit of the Authority in an amount not to exceed eighty percent (80%) of the proposed financing;

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

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

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

NOW, THEREFORE, IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED THAT:

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

(a) Special Findings.

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

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

(b) General Findings.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Passed and Agreed to June 9, 1999.

#3 Authorized to hold a Public Hearing to approve an award of a State Guarantee under RSA 162-A:13 with respect to a loan from Key Bank to Excalibur Precision Machinery, Inc. in Hampstead, New Hampshire. Action will authorize a Resolution under RSA 162-A:18 to determine the financing will serve a public use, provide public benefit and is within the policy and authority of the Act. brA roll call vote was requested, the results are as follows:
Councilor Burton - Yes:
Councilor Spaulding - Yes:
Councilor Griffin - Yes:
Councilor Colantuono - Yes:
Councilor Streeter - Yes.

EXTRACT FROM THE MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE GOVERNOR AND COUNCIL HELD ON JUNE 9, 1999 COUNCIL CHAMBER, CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE

At approximately 11:10 a.m., the Governor announced that the next matter to be considered would be the award of a State guarantee under the Guaranteed Asset Program of the Business Finance Authority in connection with a loan to be made by KeyBank to Excalibur Precision Machinery, Inc. and declared that the public hearing on the subject had commenced. She said that she and the members of the Council had received written material from the Authority with respect to the proposed loans and State guarantee. The Governor then said that the meeting would hear anyone wishing to speak on the subject and introduced Jack Donovan, Executive Director of the Authority who briefly explained the project and introduced Arthur Sarcione of the Borrower. The Governor then repeated that the proceedings were a public hearing and asked whether any other person wished to speak; there being none, Councilor Griffin introduced a resolution entitled "A RESOLUTION UNDER RSA 162-A:18 AWARDING A STATE GUARANTEE UNDER RSA 162-A:13 WITH RESPECT TO A LOAN FROM KEYBANK TO EXCALIBUR PRECISION MACHINERY, INC." and moved its adoption, which was seconded by Councilor Colantuono. There being no discussion, the Governor called for a vote on the motion. Those voting in favor were: The Governor and Councilor Burton, Councilor Spaulding, Councilor Griffin, Councilor Colantuono, and Councilor Streeter; those abstaining were Councilor(s): None; and those voting against were Councilor(s): None. The Governor declared that the resolution was passed.

A RESOLUTION UNDER RSA 162-A:18 AWARDING A STATE GUARANTEE UNDER RSA 162-A:13 WITH RESPECT TO A LOAN FROM KEYBANK TO EXCALIBUR PRECISION MACHINERY, INC.

WHEREAS, the Governor and Council (the "Governor and Council") of the State of New Hampshire (the "State") have received from the Business Finance Authority of the State of New Hampshire (the "Authority") its written recommendation that the Governor and Council make certain findings and determinations pursuant to RSA 162-A:18 with respect to the award of a guarantee of the Authority in an amount equal to seventy-five percent (75%) of the principal amount of a loans up to $275,000 from KeyBank to Excalibur Precision Machinery, Inc. pursuant to RSA 162-A:13 (the Guaranteed Asset Program or the "GAP Program");

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

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

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

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

NOW, THEREFORE, IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED THAT:

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

(a) Special Findings.

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

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

(b) General Findings.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Passed and Agreed to June 9, 1999.

#3A Authorized to hold a Public Hearing with respect to the financing of a commercial facility by the Business Finance Authority for Troy Mills, Inc., Troy, New Hampshire. Action will authorize a Resolution under RSA 162-A:9 to determine the financing will serve a public use, provide public benefit and is within the policy and authority of the Act.
A roll call vote was requested, the results are as follows:
Councilor Burton - Yes: Councilor Spaulding - Yes:
Councilor Griffin - Yes:
Councilor Colantuono - Yes:
Councilor Streeter - Yes.

EXTRACT FROM THE MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE GOVERNOR AND COUNCIL HELD ON JUNE 9, 1999 COUNCIL CHAMBER, CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE

At approximately 11:15 a.m., the Governor announced that the next matter to be considered would be loan made by the Business Finance Authority to Troy Mills, Inc. to provide a temporary business loan for working capital purposes and declared that the public hearing on the subject had commenced. She said that she and the members of the Council had received written material from the Authority with respect to the proposed loan. The Governor then said that the meeting would hear anyone wishing to speak on the subject. Jack Donovan, Executive Director of the Authority, briefly explained the project and introduced Tim Scullin, Chief Financial Officer of Troy Mills, Inc. The Governor then repeated that the proceedings were a public hearing and asked whether any other person wished to speak; there being none, Councilor Streeter introduced a resolution entitled "A RESOLUTION UNDER RSA 162-A:18 AWARDING A LOAN UNDER RSA 162-A:9 FROM THE BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY TO TROY MILLS, INC. " and moved its adoption, which was seconded by Councilor Spaulding. There being no discussion, the Governor called for a vote on the motion. Those voting in favor were: The Governor and Councilor Burton, Councilor Spaulding, Councilor Griffin, Councilor Colantuono, and Councilor Streeter; those abstaining were Councilor(s): None; and those voting against were Councilor(s): None. The Governor declared that the resolution was passed.

RESOLUTION UNDER RSA 162-A:18 AWARDING A LOAN UNDER RSA 162-A:9 FROM THE BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY OF THE STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE TO TROY MILLS, INC.

WHEREAS, the Governor and Council (the "Governor and Council") of the State of New Hampshire (the "State") have received from the Business Finance Authority of the State of New Hampshire (the "Authority") its written recommendation that the Governor and Council make certain findings and determinations pursuant to RSA 162-A:18 with respect to a loan by the Authority to Troy Mills, Inc. (the "Borrower") in the original principal amount of up to $750,000 to provide interim financing for the manufacturer, which is located in Troy, New Hampshire.

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

WHEREAS, the Governor and Council will receive all the documentation and information with respect to the proposed Loan by the Authority; and

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

NOW, THEREFORE, it is hereby resolved that:

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

a. Special Findings.

1. The loan will be a significant factor in the continued operation, competitiveness, or expansion of the business receiving it.

2. The business is of social or economic importance to the region or community in which it is located.

3. The risk of the loss to the Authority is reasonable under the circumstances.

b. General Findings.

(i) The Loan that the Authority has proposed will serve a public use and provide a public benefit.

(ii) The Loan that the Authority has proposed is within the policy of, and the authority conferred, by RSA Chapter 162-A.

(iii) The Loan that the Authority has proposed will preserve or increase the social welfare or economic prosperity of the State and one or more of its political subdivisions, and will promote the general welfare of the State's citizens.

(iv) The Loan that the Authority has proposed will promote the orderly development of business activities, create or preserve employment opportunities, or protect the physical environment.

2. Approval. The Governor and Council approve the Loan by the Authority as recommended by the Authority and authorize the Authority to cause the execution and delivery of the loan documents substantially in the form submitted to Governor and Council and to take such further action as the act with respect to the transaction as may be required.

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

Passed and agreed to June 9, 1999.

OFFICE OF STATE PLANNING

#4 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Griffin, authorized to enter into an Agreement with the Town of Walpole, NH in the amount of $303,400.00 through December 31, 2000 to construct water main improvements in the industrial area of the North Walpole Village Water District.

OFFICE OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

#5 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, authorized to reclassify Position #19606 from Field Representative II, Labor Grade 20 to Technical Support Specialist II, Labor Grade 20.

OFFICE OF ENERGY AND COMMUNITY SERVICES
#6 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Streeter, authorized to accept and expend grant funds from the Northeast/Midwest Institute, a non-profit public policy center, located in Washington, DC, in the amount of $15,000 through June 30, 2000. (2) Authorized to enter into a contract with the Institute for Community, Business, and the New Hampshire Economy, a non-profit, tax deductible program of the Business and Industry Association of New Hampshire. Under the contract ICBNHE will develop an appropriate system for identifying, quantifying, and recording the results from air pollutant emission reduction measures, and other resource conservation measures.

ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#7 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Bay State Computer Group, d/b/a Aztec Technology Partners, Boston, MA for a total of $7,920.00 for maintenance service on four Cisco Routers.

#8 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Bay State Computer Group, d/b/a Aztec Technology Partners, Boston, MA for a total of $16,770.40 for maintenance service on six Compaq Servers.

#8A Authorized list of Governor and Council meeting dates, as specified in letter of June 3, 1999, for the period of July through December 1999.

TREASURY DEPARTMENT

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#9 Authorized the Comptroller to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated and the State Treasurer to issue checks in the amount of $140,383.21 as indicated in letter of May 26, 1999.

#10 Authorized to accept and place on file a copy of the average daily balance collected balances for the first quarter of 1999.

#11 Authorized to accept and place on file a report relative to the cash position of the State as of March 31, 1999.

#12 Authorized the State Treasurer to deposit as available, funds of the State, in any banks listed on the attachment of letter of May 21, 1999.

DEPARMENT OF REVENUE ADMINISTRATION

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#13 Authorized renewal of the blanket travel authority [initially approved on March 24, 1999 (Item #45)], for the period July/August/September 1999, to permit the Audit Division to have more than one person at a time on out-of-state travel status, in connection with their normal state duties.

#14 Authorized renewal of the blanket travel authority [initially approved on March 24, 1999 (Item #46)], for the period July/August/September 1999, to permit the Collection Division to have more than one person at a time on out-of-state travel status, in connection with their normal state duties.

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#15 Authorized to enter into grants with the Department of Corrections in the amount of $11,029 and $55,067 through June 30, 2000. The first award of $11,029 will allow for the continuation of part-time polygraph operator for the prison's sexual offender treatment program. The second award is for the continuation of a victim service coordinator to serve the victim notification needs for offenders currently in the system.

#16 Authorized to AMEND Item #31, approved October 28, 1998, by extending the end date of a $40,000 grant received from the US Department of Justice, from July 1, 1999 to July 1, 2000.

DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL RESOURCES

#17 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Streeter, seconded by Councilor Griffin, authorized to enter into a contract with the Town of Hollis for the project, "NATIONAL REGISTER HISTORIC DISTRICT NOMINATION". The Federal Historic Preservation Fund contract amount of $5,400.00 will be matched at a ratio of 60/40 by the Town of Hollis with donated services and expenses.

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

#18 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Colantuono, authorized to accept and expend additional grant funds in the amount of $11,923.00 from the federal Mine Safety and Health Administration through September 30, 1999.

EMPLOYMENT SECURITY

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#19 Authorized to enter into a service agreement with Eckhardt & Johnson, Inc. in the amount not to exceed $35,000.00 annually through June 30, 2002 for HVAC maintenance at NHES's Concord Computer Center, Administrative Offices and "NH Works" Job and Information Center at 10 West Street and 32 South Main Street, Concord.

#20 Authorized to enter into a service agreement with Bering Lock & Safe, in the amount of $4,999.00 annually through June 30, 2002 for locksmith services at NHES offices statewide.

LIQUOR COMMISSION

#21 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Colantuono, authorized to enter into a maintenance service agreement with Emergency Power Industries, Inc., 26 South Main Street, Suite #241, Concord, NH in the amount of $5,598.00 for the purpose of maintaining the Uninterrupted Power Supply at the Administrative Office Building located at 50 Storrs Street, Concord, NH through June 30, 2000.

DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#22 Authorized to accept a Grant Adjustment Notice for the grant entitled Summit House Within the Walls to extend the grant expiration date from June 30, 1999 to June 30, 2000. (2) Authorized to accept and expend additional grant funds in the amount of $13,006.64 through June 30, 2000.

#23 Authorized To AMEND the existing lease contract with the City of Berlin, City Hall, Main Street, Berlin, NH by extending the expiration date from June 30, 1999 to December 31, 1999. The cost of this amendment is $707.12 per month.

#24 Authorized to enter into a contract with the Doctor's Office at Salmon Street P.C., 102 Bay Street, Manchester, NH in the amount of $36,000 through June 30, 2001 for Pre-Assignment and/or Fitness for Duty Examinations.

#25 Authorized to enter into a contract with Concord Hospital, 250 Pleasant Street, Concord, NH with an estimated yearly contract cost of $53,000 through June 30, 2001 for x-ray and electrocardiograph services at New Hampshire Department of Corrections Facilities.

#26 Authorized to enter into AMENDMENT #1 with Century Mechanical, Inc., 10 Quaker Street, Concord, NH to provide labor, parts and materials if needed to complete the repairs on HVAC Equipment and all related items which are not under another contract for NH Department of Corrections Facilities. Amendment #1 extends the contract period for 2 years from June 11, 1999 to June 11, 2001. [Initially approved on June 11, 1997 (Item #28)]. The estimated contract cost per year is $30,000 with a two-year cost increase of $60,000 and a new total four-year cost of $120,000.

#27 Authorized to enter into AMENDMENT #2 with Concord Hospital, 250 Pleasant Street, Concord, NH. [Initially approved on June 23, 1995 (Item#80) and amended on April 23, 1997 (Item #59)], by extend the contract for an additional 2 years from July 1, 1997 through June 30, 1999. Amendment #2 increases the contract from $196,395 to $201,395, and increase of $5,000.

#28 Authorized to enter into AMENDMENT #2 with Granite State Physical Therapy and Wellness Services, P.C., 124 Deerfield Road, Candia, NH. [Initially approved on June 11, 1997 (Item #54) and amended on February 18, 1998 (Item #54)], to increase the contract by $48,000 to $208,000. Amendment #2 extends the contract period from June 11, 1999 to June 11, 2001 and increases the contract amount from $208,000 to $421,000.

FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#29 Authorized up to four Law Enforcement Division personnel, Sgt. Randy Hillsgrove, Conservation Officers Scott Kennison, James Goss and Michael Moody or their designees to RETROACTIVELY travel to New Jersey on March 28 to March 30, 1999

#30 Authorized to issue payment in the amount of $6,750 from the Fish and Game Reserve Fund to Stan Marsden for damage to apple trees sustained in 1999 and to cover the cost of fencing his orchard.

DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#31 Authorized to accept an allotment of Federal funds of $16,000 in US Fish and Wildlife Service Endangered and Threatened Plant Species funds for the period ending April 30, 2000.

#32 Authorized to accept an additional allotment of federal funds for the period ending September 30, 2001 under the Cooperative Forest Assistance Act of 1978, PL 95-313, Urban Forestry Assistance in the amount of $877,000.

#33 Authorized to enter into an agreement with The Nature Conservancy for a total of $14,880.00 through April 30, 2000 to undertake rare species and forest inventories at Pine River State Forest.

#34 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY enter into an agreement with The Nature Conservancy for a total of $56,960.00 through March 31, 2000 to conduct an assessment of the effects of the Ice Storm of 1998 on rare plant populations and natural communities.

#35 Authorized the Office of Travel and Tourism Development to enter into an agreement with the State of Maine's Office of Tourism and Community Development in the amount of $20,000.00 through June 30, 2000. This agreement is to develop and promote a Northern New England marketing effort for the group tour business.

#36 Authorized the Office of Travel and Tourism Development to enter into agreement with Mainstream Electronic Information Services, Inc. in an amount not to exceed $125,000 through December 31, 2004 for the development and maintenance of a web site.

#37 Authorized Division of Economic Development to award a grant under the Joint Promotional Program in the amount of $10,000.00 to the White Mountain Attractions Association through June 30, 1999 for 1999 Television Commercial Marketing.

#38 Authorized Division of Parks and Recreation, Trails Bureau to enter into Recreational Trails Program grants with Blazing Star Grange, $10,000 and Millsfield ATV Club, $19,275, pending Attorney General's Office approval and the final approval from the Federal Highway Administration.

DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#39 Re-authorized Air Resources Division blanket approval for out-of-state travel to Kittery and other locations in Maine for more than one person through September 30, 1999. [Initially approved on February 1, 1995 (Item #61)]

#40 Authorized to enter into an agreement with the Department of Health and Human Services, 6 Hazen Drive, Concord, NH in the amount of $16,192 through February 29, 2000. This agreement provides funds for DHHS's laboratory to analyze the required fecal coliform samples for a sanitary survey in Little Harbor and Back Channel.

#41 Authorized Water Division to enter into an Memorandum of Understanding and accept $15,000 from the New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission, Boott Mills South, 100 Foot of John Street, Lowell, MA through September 30, 2000 for the purpose of conducting wastewater related research.

#42 Authorized to enter into a contract with the Town of Danville, 210 Main Street, Danville, NH in the amount of $11,500.00 effective upon Governor & Council approval to complete a project to protect drinking water from contamination.

#43 Authorized to enter into a contractual agreement with the Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL, for and on behalf of the National Atmospheric Deposition Program/Mercury Deposition Network through the Illinois State Water Survey, 2204 Griffith Drive, Champaign, Illinois, in the amount of $11,518.00, effective upon approval by the Governor and Council for a period of one year, to provide coordination and management services for the second year of a mercury sample collection and analysis project.

#44 Authorized the loan agreement with the Town of Walpole in the amount of $500,000 effective upon approval by Governor & Executive Council. This loan agreement is to Authorized the Town of Walpole to borrow up to $500,000 from the State Water Pollution Control Revolving Fund Program for the purpose of closing the Town's unlined landfill.

#45 Authorized grants in the estimated "not to exceed" amounts to the Municipalities of Newmarket for $140,000, Harrisville for $80,000 and Wolfeboro for $245,000. These grants are being issued under the provisions of RSA 149-M for landfill closure projects.

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#46 Authorized reclassification of position 12272 from Case Technician II, salary grade 15 to Paralegal I, salary grade 15. The position is currently vacant.

#47 Authorized reclassification of position 19144 from Attorney I, salary grade 25 to Supervisor VII, salary grade 27. The position is currently vacant.

#48 Authorized a lease extension with 154 Main Street Realty Trust, c/o Michael Clare, 154 main Street, Salem, NH, in the amount of $47,851.56 effective through June 7, 1999 or date of Governor and Council approval, whichever is later, and to end four months thereafter.

#49 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion by Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilors Colantuono and Streeter voting NO, authorized to enter into an agreement with the University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, in the amount of $350,784 through June 30, 2000 to create a Health Policy and Practice Institute. SOLE SOURCE

#50 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 Alton School District, for the purpose of adopting the option of exclusion from Social Security and Medicare coverage the services performed by election officials or election workers for each calendar year in which the remuneration paid for such services is less than $1,000.

#51 Authorized Office of Finance, to AMEND an existing Agreement with DMG-Maximus, Inc., 1280 W. Peachtree Street, Suite 200, Atlanta, GA [initially approved on April 7, 1999 (Item #76)], by extending the termination date from June 30, 1999 to December 31, 1999. All other terms and conditions remain unchanged.

#52 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion by Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilors Colantuono and Streeter voting NO, authorized Bureau of Emergency Medical Services to make a RETROACTIVE unencumbered payment to Techniprint, Inc., PO Box 48, Hanover, NH, in the amount of $2,485.00 for the period beginning August 1, 1998 and ending October 1, 1998 for services rendered. SOLE SOURCE

#53 Authorized Office of Community and Public Health, Bureau of Maternal and Child Health to AMEND an existing contract with Meredith Tenney of Acworth, NH, [initially approved on June 10, 1998 (Item #52)], by decreasing the price limitation by $7,000 from $20,000 to $13,000 through June 30, 2000.

#54 Authorized Office of Community and Public Health, Division of Family and Community Health, STD/HIV Prevention Program, to accept and expend funds in the amount of $42,650 from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention through the Public Health Commission in Boston, MA, through June 30, 1999 for HIV patient care.

#55 Authorized Office of Community and Public Health, Special Medical Services Bureau, to enter into an agreement with Southeastern Regional Education Service Center, Derry, NH in an amount not to exceed $86,270 through June 30, 2001. This contract will provide for the services of a Feeding and Swallowing Consultant to begin recruitment and training of community-based therapists in the area of needs assessment and intervention of feeding and swallowing issues of children with special health care needs.

#56 Authorized Office of Community and Public Health, Special Medical Services Bureau, to enter into an agreement with Child Health Services, Manchester, NH for an amount not to exceed $43,999.14 through June 30, 2000. This contract will provide for the services of a Program Evaluator to conduct a quality assurance audit of nutrition, feeding and swallowing services provided by the Special Medical Services Bureau's community-based providers.

#57 Authorized Office of Community and Public Health, Special Medical Services Bureau, to enter into an agreement with Coos County Family Health Services, Inc., Berlin, NH in an amount not to exceed $41,224 through June 30, 2001. This contract will provide for a Registered Nurse to be the Clinical Nurse Coordinator for the Special Medical Services Bureau's Neuromotor Disabilities Program Clinic.

#58 Authorized Office of Community and Public Health, Special Medical Services Bureau, to enter into an agreement with the Trustees of Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH for an amount not to exceed $11,695.48, through June 30, 2001. This contract will provide essential medical consultation by a Developmental Pediatrician to the Special Medical Services Bureau's Neuromotor Disabilities Program Clinic Team to perform clinical evaluations and client assessments, and to work with the clinic tem to establish a plan of care for the child and family.

#59 Authorized Office of Community and Public Health, Special Medical Services Bureau, to enter into an agreement with the Child Health Services, Manchester, NH for an amount not to exceed $108,778.00 through June 30, 2000. This contract will provide for nursing staff for the purpose of providing community-based care coordination to children with special health care needs.

#60 Authorized Office of Community and Public Health, Bureau of WIC Nutrition Services, to contract with Tri-County Community Action Program, Inc., 30 Exchange Street, Berlin, NH in the amount of $5,694 through June 30, 2001. This contract is established to continue for the provision of commodity foods to preschool children and new mothers not eligible for WIC and to elderly persons.

#61 Authorized Office of Community and Public Health, Bureau of WIC Nutrition Services, to contract with Strafford County Prenatal and Family Planning, Inc., 22 South Main Street, Rochester, NH, in the amount of $489,634 through June 30, 2001. This contract is established to continue the provision of supplemental nutrition services and related services to low-income and working persons who are pregnant, breast-feeding, preschool, or elderly.

#62 Authorized Office of Community and Public Health, Bureau of WIC Nutrition Services, to contract with Coos County Family Health Services, Inc., 54 Willow Street, Berlin, NH, in the amount of $222,464 through June 30, 2001. This contract is established to continue the provision of supplemental nutrition services and related services to low-income and working persons who are pregnant, breast-feeding, preschool, or elderly.

#63 Authorized Office of Community and Public Health, Bureau of WIC Nutrition Services, to contract with Ammonoosuc Community Health Services, Inc., 25 Mount Eustis Road, Littleton, NH, in the amount of $249,676 through June 30, 2001. This contract is established to continue the provision of supplemental nutrition services and related services to low-income and working persons who are pregnant, breast-feeding, preschool, or elderly.

#64 Authorized Office of Community and Public Health, Bureau of WIC Nutrition Services, to contract with Visiting Nurse Alliance of Vermont and New Hampshire, Inc., 325 Mount Support Road, Business Center, Lebanon, NH in the amount of $214,314 through June 30, 2001. This contract is established to continue the provision of supplemental nutrition services and related services to low-income and working persons who are pregnant, breast-feeding, preschool, or elderly.

#65 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion by Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilor Colantuono voting NO, authorized Office of Community and Public Health to contract with Strafford County Prenatal and Family Planning Program of Rochester, NH in the amount of $622,077 through June 30, 2000 to assist in providing comprehensive medical, social, and educational services for primary care, family planning, oral health, breast and cervical cancer screening, breast and cervical cancer community education, HIV testing and counseling, and STD counseling/testing services.

#66 Authorized Office of Community and Public Health, to contract with Visiting Nurse Alliance of Vermont and New Hampshire, of White River Junction, Vermont, in the amount of $19,700 through June 30, 2000. The Visiting Nurse Alliance of VT and NH will assist in providing comprehensive medical, social, and educational services for child health services.

#67 Authorized the Office of Community and Public Health to contract with Community Health and Hospice, Inc., of Laconia, NH in the amount of $39,900 through June 30, 2000 and will assist to provide comprehensive medical, social, and educational services of child health services.

#68 Authorized the Office of Community and Public Health to contract with Children's Health Center of North Conway, NH in the amount of $46,500 through June 30, 2000 and will assist to provide comprehensive medical, social, and educational services of child health services.

#69 Authorized the Office of Community and Public Health to contract with VNA/Hospice of Southern Carroll County and Vicinity of Wolfeboro, NH in the amount of $18,600 through June 30, 2000 and will assist to provide comprehensive medical, social, and educational services of child health services.

#70 Authorized the Office of Community and Public Health to contract with Rockingham VNA and Hospice of Exeter, NH in the amount of $61,600 through June 30, 2000 and will assist to provide comprehensive medical, social, and educational services of child health services.

#71 Authorized the Office of Community and Public Health to contract with Home Healthcare, Hospice, and Community Services, Keene, NH in the amount of $93,300 through June 30, 2000 and will assist to provide comprehensive medical, social, and educational services of child health services.

#72 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion by Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilors Colantuono and Streeter voting NO, authorized the Office of Family Services, Children, Youth and Families to enter into an agreement with The Annie E. Casey Foundation, Inc., d/b/a Casey Family Services, Concord, NH in an amount not to exceed $10,000 through September 15, 2000. This contract is a continuation of DCYF's collaboration with Casey in an effort to education parents and community professionals, particularly mental health providers in the area of adoption related issues. SOLE SOURCE

#73 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion by Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilor Colantuono voting NO, authorized the Office of Family Services, Children, Youth and Families to enter into an agreement with NFI-North, Inc., Concord, NH in an amount not to exceed $928,812.00 through June 30, 2001. This will renew the agreement with NFI-North to provide training to DCYF staff, foster and adoptive parents and selected service providers who work with children and their families, including child care providers.

#74 Authorized the Office of Family Services, Children, Youth and Families to enter into an agreement with Rockingham Community Action, Portsmouth, NH, d/b/a Child Care Services in an amount not to exceed $40,000.00 through June 30, 2001. Under this contract the Contractor shall recruit at least 25 new child care providers during each of the next 2 State fiscal years. (2) Authorized the Office of Family Services, Children, Youth and Families to enter into an agreement with Rockingham Community Action, Portsmouth, NH, d/b/a Child Care Services in an amount not to exceed $60,000.00 through June 30, 2000. Under this contract the Contractor shall provide Child Care Resource and Referral Services and Consumer Education Services to parents and providers in Rockingham and Strafford Counties.

#75 Authorized the Office of Family Services, Children, Youth and Families to enter into an agreement with Child and Family Services, d/b/a Family Works, Manchester, NH in an amount not to exceed $81,400.00 through June 30, 2001. Under this contract the Contractor shall recruit at least 100 new child care providers during each of the next 2 State fiscal years. (2) Authorized the Office of Family Services, Children, Youth and Families to enter into an agreement with Child and Family Services, d/b/a Family Works, Manchester, NH in an amount not to exceed $200,000.00 through June 30, 2000. Under this contract the Contractor shall provide Child-Care Resource and Referral Services to parents and providers in Merrimack, Hillsborough, Cheshire, and Belknap Counties as well as Consumer Education Services to parents statewide.

#76 Authorized the Office of Family Services, Children, Youth and Families to enter into an agreement with Trustees of Dartmouth College d/b/a Child Care Project, Hanover, NH in an amount not to exceed $65,800.00 through June 30, 2001. Under this contract the Contractor shall recruit at least 25 new child care providers during each of the next 2 State fiscal years. (2) Authorized the Office of Family Services, Children, Youth and Families to enter into an agreement with Trustees of Dartmouth College d/b/a Child-Care Project, Hanover, NH in an amount not to exceed $58,500.00 through June 30, 2000. Under this contract the Contractor shall provide Child-Care Resource and Referral Services and Consumer Education Services to parents and providers throughout the Upper Valley utilizing the "Carefinder" software package to match parental needs with child care settings listed in the Dartmouth database.

#77 Authorized Division of Developmental Services to enter into an Agreement with Moore Center Services, Inc., 132 Titus Avenue, Manchester, NH in an amount not to exceed $210,228 through June 30, 2000. This contract will provide for the care, habilitation, treatment and training of developmentally disabled persons, and support of families.

#78 Authorized Division of Developmental Services to accept and expend FFY-99 federal funds from the US Department of Education, in the amount of $1,417,777.00 through June 30, 2000.

#79 Authorized Division of Developmental Services to enter into an agreement with Area Agency for Developmental Services of Greater Nashua, Inc., 144 Canal Street, First Floor, Nashua, NH in an amount not to exceed $614,828, through June 30, 2000. This contract will provide for the care, habilitation, treatment and training of developmentally disabled persons, and support of families.

#80 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, 2000. This contract will provide for the care, habilitation, treatment and training of developmentally disabled persons, and support of families.

#81 Authorized Division of Developmental Services to enter into an agreement with Region VIII Community Developmental Services Agency, Inc., Parade Office Mall, Suite 40, 195 Hanover Street, Portsmouth, NH in an amount not to exceed $498,406, through June 30, 2000. This contract will provide for the care, habilitation, treatment and training of developmentally disabled persons, and support of families.

#82 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 $305,303 through June 30, 2000. This contract will provide for the care, habilitation, treatment and training of developmentally disabled persons, and support of families.

#83 Authorized Division of Behavioral Health to RETROACTIVELY enter into an Agreement with Community Services Council of NH, 2 Industrial Park Drive, Concord, NH in an amount not to exceed $25,000.00. This amount represents an award effective retroactive to January 1, 1999 through December 31, 1999. This agreement allows CSC to provide information and referral services to individuals and families in need of assistance through the Unite to Help Program, community linkages and statewide Help Line, which includes a Homeless Hotline for individuals and families in need of shelter.

#84 Authorized Division of Behavioral Health to fund 9 full and 38 varied partial scholarships for the New England School of Addiction Studies, 99 Western Ave., Suite 6, Augusta, ME to be held in Colchester, VT, in an amount not to exceed $16,690.00 through June 18, 1999. (2) Authorized the Department to send 13 employees to NESAS, through June 18. 1999 in an amount not to exceed $6,000.00. (3) Authorized the Division of Behavioral Health to award four full scholarships and one partial scholarship in an amount not to exceed $2,400.00 for Youth Development Center employees to NESAS through June 18, 1999. (4) Authorized the Division of Behavioral Health to award one full scholarship in an amount not to exceed $500.00 for a Department of Safety Employee to NESAS through June 18, 1999.

#85 Authorized Division of Behavioral Health to RETROACTIVELY enter into an Agreement with Families in Transition, 106 Market Street, Manchester, NH, in an amount not to exceed $31,000.00. This amount represents an award effective retroactive to January 1, 1999 through December 31, 1999. Families in Transition will utilize these funds for operations such as rent, utilities, insurance, supplies, staff salaries, and benefits, and essential services such as employment counseling, budget counseling, assistance in finding permanent housing, assistance in accessing other community services and staff salaries and benefits.

#86 Authorized Division of Behavioral Health to RETROACTIVELY enter into an Agreement with Nashua Pastoral Care Center, Inc., 214 Main Street, Nashua, NH, in an amount not to exceed $25,000.00. This amount represents an award effective retroactive to January 1, 1999 through December 31, 1999. Nashua Pastoral Care Center, Inc. will utilize these funds for homeless essential services activities such as assistance in finding permanent housing, employment counseling, substance abuse counseling, assistance in accessing other community services, staff salaries, and benefits.

#87 Authorized Division of Elderly and Adult Services to enter into an agreement with City of Nashua, Nashua, NH in an amount not to exceed $180,692.88 through June 30, 2001 to provide transportation services.

#88 Authorized Division of Elderly and Adult Services to enter into an agreement with Lamprey Health Care, Inc., Newmarket, NH in an amount not to exceed $273,527.04 through June 30, 2001 to provide transportation services.

#89 Authorized Division of Elderly and Adult Services to enter into an agreement with Special Transit Service, Inc., Manchester, NH in an amount not to exceed $171,728.64 through June 30, 2001 to provide transportation services.

#90 Authorized Division of Elderly and Adult Services to enter into an agreement with Rural District Visiting Nurse Association, Inc., Farmington, NH in an amount not to exceed $22,625.50 through June 30, 2001 to provide Home Health Aide, Homemaker, Health Screening and Nursing services.

#91 Authorized Division of Elderly and Adult Services to enter into an agreement with Monadnock Family Services, Keene, NH in an amount not to exceed $30,933.06 through June 30, 2001 to provide Transportation and Support Services for the Retired Senior Volunteer Program.

#92 Authorized Division of Elderly and Adult Services to enter into an agreement with Weeks Home Health Services, Inc., Lancaster, NH in an amount not to exceed $79,641,76 through June 30, 2001 to provide Homemaker and Home Health Aide services.

#93 Authorized Division of Elderly and Adult Services to enter into an agreement with Nashua Housing Authority, Nashua, NH in an amount not to exceed $204,793.02 through June 30, 2001 to provide Adult Group Day Care Service.

#94 Authorized Division of Elderly and Adult Services to enter into an agreement with Portsmouth Housing Authority, Portsmouth, NH in an amount not to exceed $323,567.86 through June 30, 2001 to provide Nutrition, Transportation and Support Services for the Retired Senior Volunteer Program and Adult Group Day Care services.

#95 Authorized Division of Elderly and Adult Services to enter into an agreement with Southwestern Community Services, Inc., Keene, NH in an amount not to exceed $26,187.36 through June 30, 2001 to provide Outreach and Advocacy services.

#96 Authorized Division of Elderly and Adult Services to enter into an agreement with Crotched Mountain Community Care, Inc., Manchester, NH in an amount not to exceed $103,715.90 through June 30, 2001 to provide Foster Grandparent service.

#97 Authorized Division of Elderly and Adult Services to enter into an agreement with Riverbend Community Mental Health, Inc., Concord, NH in an amount not to exceed $32,514.22 through June 30, 2001 to provide Transportation and Support Services for the Retired Senior Volunteer Program.

#98 Authorized Division of Elderly and Adult Services to enter into an agreement with Pemi-Baker Home Health Agency, Plymouth, NH in an amount not to exceed $60,514.24 through June 30, 2001 to provide Homemaker services.

#99 Authorized Division of Elderly and Adult Services to enter into an agreement with Lake Sunapee Community Health Services, New London, NH in an amount not to exceed $84,191.28 through June 30, 2001 to provide Homemaker services.

#100 Authorized Division of Elderly and Adult Services to enter into an agreement with The Friends Program, Inc., Concord, NH in an amount not to exceed $66,564.30 through June 30, 2001 to provide Foster Grandparent services.

#101 Authorized Division of Elderly and Adult Services to enter into an agreement with The Visiting Nurse Association of Franklin, Franklin, NH in an amount not to exceed $135,950.84 through June 30, 2001 to provide Homemaker services.

#102 Authorized Division of Elderly and Adult Services to enter into an agreement with Rockingham Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice, Derry, Lancaster, NH in an amount not to exceed $162,685.50 through June 30, 2001 to provide Homemaker and Home Health Aide services.

#103 Authorized Division of Elderly and Adult Services to enter into an agreement with Connecticut Valley Home Care, Inc., Claremont, NH in an amount not to exceed $828,781.52 through June 30, 2001 to provide Homemaker, Home Health Aide, Adult Group Day Care, Adult In-Home Care and Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Respite Care services.

#104 Authorized Division of Elderly and Adult Services to enter into an agreement with Concord Regional Visiting Nurse Association, Concord, NH in an amount not to exceed $609,637.36 through June 30, 2001 to provide Homemaker, Adult In-Home Care and Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Respite Care services.

#105 Authorized Division of Elderly and Adult Services to enter into an agreement with North Country Home Health Agency, Inc., Littleton, NH in an amount not to exceed $374,221.64 through June 30, 2001 to provide Homemaker, Home Health Aide, Adult In-Home Care and Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Respite Care services.

#106 Authorized Division of Elderly and Adult Services to enter into an agreement with Strafford County Community Action Committee, Inc., Dover, NH in an amount not to exceed $120,441.84 through June 30, 2001 to provide Transportation and Personal Emergency Response System services.

#107 Authorized Division of Elderly and Adult Services to enter into an agreement with Southern New Hampshire Services, Inc., Manchester, NH in an amount not to exceed $38,836.66 through June 30, 2001 to provide Transportation and Support Services for the Retired Senior Volunteer Program.

#108 Authorized Division of Elderly and Adult Services to enter into an agreement with Community Transportation Services, Inc., Claremont, NH in an amount not to exceed $38,602.02 through June 30, 2001 to provide Transportation services.

#109 Authorized Division of Elderly and Adult Services to enter into an agreement with North Conway Community Center, North Conway, NH in an amount not to exceed $48,790.50 through June 30, 2001 to provide Transportation and Support Services for the Retired Senior Volunteer Program.

#110 Authorized Division of Elderly and Adult Services to enter into an agreement with New Hampshire Association for the Blind, Concord, NH in an amount not to exceed $22,885.00 through June 30, 2001 to provide Low Vision services.

#111 Authorized Division of Elderly and Adult Services to enter into an agreement with Grafton County Senior Citizens Council, Inc., Lebanon, NH in an amount not to exceed $1,485,014.18 through June 30, 2001 to provide Adult Group Day Care, Nutrition, Transportation, Outreach and Transportation and Support Services for the Retired Senior Volunteer Program.

#112 Authorized Division of Elderly and Adult Services to enter into an agreement with Somersworth Housing Authority, Somersworth, NH in an amount not to exceed $676,499.28 through June 30, 2001 to provide Nutrition services.

#113 Authorized Division of Elderly and Adult Services to enter into an agreement with Ossipee Concerned Citizens, Inc., Center Ossipee, NH in an amount not to exceed $331,253.88 through June 30, 2001 to provide to provide Nutrition services.

#114 Authorized Division of Elderly and Adult Services to enter into an agreement with Community Action Program in Belknap-Merrimack Counties, Inc., Concord, NH in an amount not to exceed $2,286,645.88 through June 30, 2001 to provide Nutrition, Transportation and Senior Companion services.

#115 Authorized Division of Elderly and Adult Services to enter into an agreement with Holiday Center, Inc., Berlin, NH in an amount not to exceed $154, 329.32 through June 30, 2001 to provide Adult Group Day Care and Transportation services.

#116 Authorized Division of Elderly and Adult Services to enter into an agreement with Gibson Center for Senior Services, Inc., North Conway, NH in an amount not to exceed $419,647.42 through June 30, 2001 to provide Nutrition and Transportation services.

#117 Authorized Division of Elderly and Adult Services to enter into an agreement with Rockingham Nutrition & Meals on Wheels Program, Inc., Brentwood, NH in an amount not to exceed $1,595,091.98 through June 30, 2001 to provide Nutrition, Transportation and Support Services.

#118 Authorized Division of Elderly and Adult Services to enter into an agreement with Home Healthcare, Hospice and Community Services, Inc., Keene, NH in an amount not to exceed $2,756,199.32 through June 30, 2001 to provide Homemaker, Nutrition, Adult In-Home Care, Transportation Outreach, Adult Group Day Care, Home Health Aide, Support Services and Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Respite Care services.

#119 Authorized Division of Elderly and Adult Services to enter into an agreement with Androscoggin Valley Home Care Services, Inc., Berlin, NH in an amount not to exceed $1,116,635.74 through June 30, 2001 to provide Homemaker, Home Health Aide, Adult In-Home Care, Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Respite Care services.

#120 Authorized Division of Elderly and Adult Services to enter into an agreement with Upper Connecticut Valley Hospital Association, Colebrook, NH in an amount not to exceed $67,277.12 through June 30, 2001 to provide Homemaker, Home Health Aide services.

#121 Authorized Division of Elderly and Adult Services to enter into an agreement with Community Health and Hospice, Inc., Laconia, NH in an amount not to exceed $714,119.74 through June 30, 2001 to provide Homemaker, Home Health Aide, Adult In-Home Care, Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Respite Care services.

#122 Authorized Division of Elderly and Adult Services to enter into an agreement with Newfound Area Nursing Association, Bristol, NH in an amount not to exceed $36,413.50 through June 30, 2001 to provide Homemaker, Home Health Aide services.

#123 Authorized Division of Elderly and Adult Services to enter into an agreement with Child and Family Services of NH, Manchester, NH in an amount not to exceed $970,481.64 through June 30, 2001 to provide Homemaker and Adult In-Home Care services.

#124 Authorized Division of Elderly and Adult Services to enter into an agreement with Carroll County Health and Home Care Services, Ossipee, NH in an amount not to exceed $502,054.74 through June 30, 2001 to provide Homemaker, Home Health Aide, Adult In-Home Care, Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Respite Care services.

#125 Authorized Division of Elderly and Adult Services to enter into an agreement with Visiting Nurse Alliance of Vermont and New Hampshire, White River Junction, Vermont, NH in an amount not to exceed $131,244.24 through June 30, 2001 to provide Homemaker, and Home Health Aide services.

#126 Authorized Division of Elderly and Adult Services to enter into an agreement with Newport Senior Center, Inc., Newport, NH in an amount not to exceed $815,548.36 through June 30, 2001 to provide Nutrition, Transportation and Outreach services.

#127 Authorized Division of Elderly and Adult Services to enter into an agreement with Tri-County Community Action Program, Inc., Berlin, NH in an amount not to exceed $1,135,255.74 through June 30, 2001 to provide Transportation, Nutrition, Transportation and Support Services for Retired Senior Volunteer Program and case management and assessment services by the North Country Alzheimer's Partnership.

#128 Authorized Division of Elderly and Adult Services to enter into an agreement with Home Health and Hospice Care, Nashua, NH in an amount not to exceed $702,950.38 through June 30, 2001 to provide Homemaker, Adult In-Home Care, Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Respite Care services.

#129 Authorized Division of Elderly and Adult Services to enter into an agreement with The Homemakers of Strafford County, Rochester, NH in an amount not to exceed $1,589,463.42 through June 30, 2001 to provide Homemaker, Adult In-Home Care, Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Respite Care, Home Health Aide, and Nursing services.

#130 Authorized Division of Elderly and Adult Services to enter into an agreement with St. Joseph Community Services, Inc., Merrimack, NH in an amount not to exceed $2,387,341.26 through June 30, 2001 to provide Nutrition, Transportation and Support services.

#131 Authorized Division of Elderly and Adult Services to enter into an agreement with Area Homecare and Family Services, Inc., Portsmouth, NH in an amount not to exceed $2,031,303.20 through June 30, 2001 to provide Homemaker, Adult In-Home Care, Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Respite Care services.

#132 Authorized Division of Elderly and Adult Services to enter into an agreement with Coalition of Strafford County Agencies, Inc., Rochester, NH in an amount not to exceed $83,497.66 through June 30, 2001 to provide homemaker services.

NEW HAMPSHIRE HOSPITAL

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#133 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Circle of L.I.F.E, 11 Wall Street, Derry, NH in an amount not to exceed $113,000 through June 30, 2000 to provide community-based educational, outreach and other peer support services to adults in Region X with long-term and/or severe mental illness.

#134 Authorized to enter into an agreement with The Stepping Stone Drop In Center Association, 188 Broad Street, Claremont, NH in an amount not to exceed $331,260 through June 30, 2000 to provide community-based educational, outreach and other peer support services to adults in Region II with long-term and/or severe mental illness.

#135 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Lakes Region Consumer Advisory Board, 264 Union Avenue, Laconia, NH in an amount not to exceed $93,000 through June 30, 2000 to provide community-based educational, outreach and other peer support services to adults in Region III with long-term and/or severe mental illness.

#136 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Circle of Hope, PO Box 462, Franklin, NH in an amount not to exceed $86,830 through June 30, 2000 to provide community-based educational, outreach and other peer support services to adults in Region IV with long-term and/or severe mental illness.

#137 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Merrimack County Mental Health Consumers Association, 1 North State Street, Concord, NH in an amount not to exceed $114,059 through June 30, 2000 to provide community-based educational, outreach and other peer support services to adults in Region IV with long-term and/or severe mental illness.

#138 Authorized to enter into an agreement with The Community Council of Nashua, NH in an amount not to exceed $1,577,172 through June 30, 2000 to provide services for Maintenance, Children's, Elders, Intake, Emergency Services/Assessment, Brief Hospital, Restorative Partial Hospitalization, Vocational, Case Management, Consumer Programs, Outpatient, Multi-Service Team, Crisis Unit, Supportive Living, and Other Mental Health.

#139 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 $1,443,618 through June 30, 2000 to provide services for Maintenance, Children's, Elders, Intake, Emergency Services/Assessment, Brief Hospital, Restorative Partial Hospitalization, Vocational, Case Management, Multi-Service Team, Crisis Unit, Community Residence, Supportive Living, and Substance Abuse Services.

#140 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Monadnock Family Services, 64 Main Street, Suite 301, Keene, NH in an amount not to exceed $747,229 through June 30, 2000 to provide services for Maintenance, Children's, Elders, Intake, Emergency Services/Assessment, Brief Hospital, Restorative Partial Hospitalization, Vocational, Case Management, Outpatient, Multi-Service Team, Respite, Community Residence, Supportive Living, and Substance Abuse Services.

#141 Authorized to enter into an agreement with the Mental Health Center for Southern New Hampshire, Inc. d/b/a CLM Behavioral Health Systems, Salem Professional Park, 44 Stiles Road, Salem, NH in an amount not to exceed $468,825 through June 30, 2000 to provide for Maintenance, Children's, Elders, Intake, Emergency Services/Assessment, Restorative Partial Hospitalization, Vocational, Case Management, Community Residence, and Supportive Living.

NEW HAMPSHIRE VETERANS HOME

#142 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, authorized a blanket exemption to the two person or more out-of-state travel prior approval requirement for up to six staff to travel to states within the Department of Veterans Affairs Northeast Region for the period of July 1, 1999 through December 31, 1999.

DEPARMENT OF EDUCATION

#143 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Streeter, authorized the utilization of services of the medical and psychological consultants as specified on attachment of letter of May 20, 1999 in a yearly maximum amount of $563,915 through June 30, 2000.

NH COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE SYSTEM

#144 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Colantuono, authorized NHTI-Concord to enter into a contract with E & R Cleaners, 55 Central Street, Manchester, NH in an amount not to exceed $5000.00 through June 30, 2001 for the purpose of collecting and laundering soiled uniforms, weekly, for the faculty of the Dental Auxiliaries Department.

SWEEPSTAKES COMMISSION

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#145 Authorized the Commission to increase it's petty cash fund from $600 to $800.

#146 Authorized advance out-of-state travel for the Commission members, for first quarter of FY00, in the execution of the Tri-State Megabucks program.

ELECTRICIAN BOARD

#147 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Colantuono, authorized request of a new 54-month lease with McCarthy Properties, for office space at 2 Industrial Park Drive, Concord, with one 2-year extension option. The rent will be $8,750.00 for FY2000, $9,000.00 for FY2001, $9,250.00 for FY2002 and $9,500.00 each fiscal year thereafter.

#148 NOT USED

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#149 Authorized transfer from Turnpike Retained Earnings to Renewal and Replacement Force Account, Project #13149 Portsmouth Traffic Circle in the amount of $87,500.

#150 Authorized the Commissioner or designee to pay Small Claims submitted under the provisions of RSA 228:29 for the period of July, August and September 1999.

#151 Authorized to continue membership in the Multi-State Technical Assistance Program, administered by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, Washington, DC in the amount of $4,000.00 through June 30, 2000.

#152 Authorized to enter into three inspection service agreements with Printer Supply House, 873 Page Street, Manchester, NH in the amount of $9,661.89 for inspection service agreements and other repairs of 2 A. B. Dick Printing Presses and one A.B.Dick Camera.

#153 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion by Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, Authorized to renew the maintenance agreement with Applied Information Sciences Incorporated, Maryland Trade Center III, 7501 Greenway Center Drive, Greenbelt, Maryland, in the amount of $9,750.00 through June 30, 2000. SOLE SOURCE

#154 Authorized to accept the Contemplated Award List for the period of May 5, 1999 through May 17, 1999.

#155 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Fletch's Sandblasting & Painting, 72 Hunter Drive, Epping, NH in the amount of $28,864.00 for the purpose of removing lead based paint from and applying lead free primer to 60 snow plows and 40 snow wings.

#156 Authorized contract with Waste Management of NH, 26 Liberty Drive, Londonderry, NH in the amount of $10,679.76 through June 30, 2001 to provide rubbish disposal services for the Merrimack Maintenance Facility, Central Turnpike, Merrimack, NH.

#157 Authorized to enter into contracts with Cityside Management Corporation of Merrimack, NH in the amount of $80,000 for the management of properties purchased by the Department for transportation improvement projects in all 4 designated regions of the State.

#158 Authorized Division of Aeronautics to execute a Loan Agreement with TAB Aviation Corporation, owner of Moultonborough Airport, in an amount not to exceed $70,000.00 for an aircraft fuel system installation.

#159 Authorized to enter into agreement with the Town of Derry, delineating duties and responsibilities of both parties for planning, constructing, and maintaining improvements to the intersection of NH Rout 18/Tsienneto and Folsom Roads in Derry, NH.

#160 Authorized to enter into agreement with Greater Laconia Transit, PO Box 1066, Laconia, NH in an amount not to exceed $115,000.00 through June 30, 2001 to manage the Rural Transit Assistance Program.

#161 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion by Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, with Councilors Colantuono and Streeter voting NO, authorized to enter into an agreement with the NH Conservation Corps, 689 River Road, Charlestown, NH for a time-and-equipment fee not to exceed $22,000.00 and to purchase landscaping materials not to exceed $14,000.00 to be supplied to the vendor. SOLE SOURCE

#162 Authorized to enter into an agreement with McFarland-Johnson, Inc., 10 Ferry Street, Unit 11, Suite 434, Concord, NH and 171 Front Street, Binghamton, NY for a total lump sum fee of $2,265,866.00 for engineering services for final design of construction of highway improvements for NH Route 111, NH Route 18 and local roadways in the Towns of Windham and Salem.

#163 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Community Action Program/Belknap-Merrimack Counties, inc., 2 Industrial Park Drive, Concord, NH, in an amount not to exceed $270,800.00 in Federal Transit Administration Section 5311 funds through June 30, 2000.

#164 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Greater Laconia Transit Agency, PO Box 1066, Laconia, NH for an amount not to exceed $91,998.00 in Federal Transit Administration Section 5311 funds through June 30, 2000 for the purpose of assisting to defray administration and operating costs.

#165 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Advance Transit, Inc., PO Box 635, Wilder, VT for an amount not to exceed $475,000.00 in Federal Transit Administration Section 5311 funds through June 30, 2000 for the purpose of assisting to defray administration and operating costs.

#166 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Cooperative Alliance for Seacoast Transportation, 16 Pease Boulevard, Portsmouth, NH for an amount not to exceed $148,000.00 in Federal Transit Administration Section 5311 funds through June 30, 2000 for the purpose of assisting with administration and operating costs of public transportation services.

#167 Authorized to enter into an agreement with HCS Community Care, Inc., 69L Island Street, Keene, NH for an amount not to exceed $84,000.00 in Federal Transit Administration Section 5311 funds through June 30, 2000 for the purpose of assisting with administration and operating costs of public transportation services.

#168 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Community Transportation Services, Inc., PO Box 689, Claremont, NH for an amount not to exceed $138,000.00 in Federal Transit Administration Section 5311 funds through June 30, 2000 for the purpose of assisting with administration and operating costs of public transportation services.

#169 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Strafford Regional Planning Commission, 259 County Farm Road, Unite 1, Dover, NH to undertake certain transportation related planning studies for a fee not to exceed $61,046.00.

#170 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Southern New Hampshire Planning Commission, 438 Dubuque Street, Manchester, NH to undertake certain transportation related planning studies for a fee not to exceed $122,389.00.

#171 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 $108,600.00.

#172 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Rockingham Planning Commission, 154 Water Street, Exeter, NH to undertake certain transportation related planning studies for a fee not to exceed $58,316.00.

#173 Authorized to enter into an agreement with the North Country Council, 107 Glessner Road, Bethlehem, NH to undertake certain transportation related planning studies and traffic data collection for a fee not to exceed $290,400.00 for the biennium ($147,000 in FY2000 and $143,400 in FY2001).

#174 Authorized contract with R.S. Audley, Inc., Bow, NH on the basis of a low bid of $10,032,113.12 with a completion date of July 15, 2001. This contract provides for reconstruction of eastbound barrel of NH Route 101, removal of existing bridge carrying NH 101 over NH 108 and reconstruction of approximately .05 miles of NH Route 108.

#175 Authorized contract with Capital Well Company, Inc., Dunbarton, NH on the basis of a low bid of $17,795.00. This contract provides for the construction of drilled wells and pumps on the properties of Kathryn Nash, 504 E. Main Street, Conway, NH and Kathy Springsteen, Route 11, New London, NH.

#176 Authorized contract with A.J. Cameron Sod Farms, Inc., Farmington NH on the basis of low bid of $89,148.25. This contract provides for highway landscaping of the F.E. Everett Turnpike at Exit 7.

#177 Authorized contract with N. Pandelena Construction Co., Inc., Hampstead, NH on the basis of a low bid of $392,701.00. This contract consists of signalizing and widening of two intersections of NH Route 111, one at Depot Road and the other at NH Route 111-A.

#178 Authorized contract with Busby Construction Co., Inc., Atkinson, NH on the basis of a low bid of $2,229,285.00. This contract provides for pavement rehabilitation in the Towns of Franconia and Bethlehem along US Route 3.

#179 Authorized contract with DeLucca Fence Company, Inc., Methuen, MA on the basis of a single bid of $189,905.00. The contract provides for construction of a privacy fence, at the southbound on ramp at Exit 4 and 220 feet along the northbound on ramp at Exit 7 on the F.E. Everett Turnpike.

#180 Authorized to enter into contract with G.A. Laflamme, Inc., PO Box 5706, Manchester, NH for a lump sum price of $168,120.00 for the purpose of Access Control/Security Systems, Main Building, State Office Park South, Concord, NH.

#181 Authorized to enter into contract with David R. Whitcher Builder, Inc., PO Box 69, Strafford, NH for a lump sum price of $59,569.00 for the purpose of Renovation of Physics Lab, New Hampshire Community Technical College, Laconia, NH.

#182 Authorized to enter into contract with Perma Roofing Corporation, 98 Industrial Park Road, Saco, ME for a lump sum price of $85,950.00 for the purpose of Metal Roofing Coating System, NH Community Technical College, Manchester, NH.

#183 Authorized to enter into contract with Hansen-Fox Company, Inc., PO Box 1048, Concord, NH for a lump sum price of $133,514.00 for the purpose of Hot Water System Backup and Fire Sprinkler System, Gymnasium, NH State Prison, Concord, NH.

#184 Authorized to enter into contract with A & J Conti, Inc., RR#1, Bodge Hill Road, Moultonborough, NH for a lump sum price of $38,651.00 for the purpose of Monadnock Mill Repairs and Brick Re-pointing, Claremont, NH.

#184A Authorized contract with Continental Paving, Inc., Londonderry, NH on the basis of a low bid of $826,942.00. This contract provides for paving a one-inch wearing course and placing markings as Exit 4 continuing northerly to Exit 8 on the F.E. Everett Turnpike.

DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#185 Authorized Division of State Police to restore 24.40 hours sick leave to Trooper First Class Lloyd MacLean.

#186 Authorized Division of Safety Services to approve the permit application of Cottagers' Cove Association, Squam Lake, Holderness, NH for 9 moorings.

DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#187 Authorized request of Mark and Donna Laroche to install a landing with a ramp leading to a seasonal moored float on property located on the Squamscott River in Stratham.

#188 Authorized request of Jan G. Wilensky to construct a pier with a ramp leading to a float on property located on the Squamscott River in Stratham.

#189 TRAVEL REQUESTS

The Governor and Executive Council approved the following travel requests:

A. AGRICULTURE - Requests permission for (2) employees, Ernest T. West and Jeffrey Wentworth both W&M investigators, or designee, to travel to Augusta, ME, on June 15, 1999, to take the Liquid Propane prover to be calibrated by the Weight & Measures official in Maine. Total Cost: $30.00. Source of Funds: 100% Registration Fees. No Registration Fees.

B. BANKING - Requests permission for (2) employees, W. Robert Duclos and Kimothy Griffin both Bank Examiner Trainees, or designee, to travel to East Lansing, MI, on August 21-27, 1999, to attend the 1999 National Association of Consumer Credit Administrators Exam School. Total Cost: $2,858.00. Source of Funds: 100% Consumer Credit Exam Fees. Registration Fees: $400.00.

C. BANKING - Requests permission for (1) employee, Kathleen Fisher, Bank Examiner I, to travel to Arlington, VA, on July 11-23, 1999, to attend the Financial Institutions Analysis School. ALSO A CASH ADVANCE OF $400.00 IS REQUESTED FOR Kathleen Fisher. Total Cost: $985.00. Source of Funds: 100% Bank Exams & Assessment Fees. No Registration Fees.

D. BANKING - Requests permission for (3) employees, David Bryan, Bank Examiner IV, Robert Fleury and Kerry Molin both Bank Examiner III's, or designee, to travel to San Diego, CA, on July 17-21, 1999, to attend the Trust Conference. Total Cost: $3,449.00. Source of Funds: 100% Bank Exams and Assessment Fees. No Registration Fees.

E. CULTURAL RESOURCES/STATE LIBRARY - Requests permission for (2) employees, Michael York, State Librarian, John Barrett, Librarian II, or designee to travel to New Orleans, LA, on June 23-30, 1999, to attend the 1999 American Library Association Annual Conference. Total Cost: $2,374.00. Source of Funds: 59% Federal Funds and 41% NH Library Assoc. Registration Fees: $145.00.

F. ELECTRICIANS' BOARD - Requests permission for (3) employees, Mark Halberd, William Benard and Henri Dionee all Electrical Inspectors, or designee to travel to White River Junction, VT, on June 17, 1999, to attend the International Association of Electrical Inspectors seminar. Total Cost: There will be no additional direct cost to the State.

G. GOVERNOR'S COMMISSION ON DISABILITY - Requests permission for (1) employee, Billy Hagy, Ombudsman or designee to travel to Washington, DC, on June 23-26, 1999, to attend 22nd Annual Conference by the National Association of Protection and Advocacy Systems. ALSO A CASH ADVANCE OF $1200.00 IS REQUESTED FOR Billy Hagy. Permission is also requested for a waiver to exceed the 300-mile radius by private vehicle. Total Cost: $1,200.00. Source of Funds: 100% Federal. No Registration Fees.

H. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Division of Family Assistance - Requests permission for (4) employees, Arthur Stukas, Administrator, Roger Ballard, Supervisor, Grace Mucci, Supervisor and Elizabeth Robbins, Supervisor, or designee to travel to Providence, RI, on June 10-11, 1999, to attend the Payment Accuracy Conference. Total Cost: $589.00. Source of Funds: 50% General and 50% Federal. No Registration Fees.

I. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Division of Family Assistance - Requests permission for (5) employees, Mary Anne Broshek, Administrator, Lynn Winterfield, Program Specialist, Robert Veloski, Sr. Manager, Robert Hearne, Sr. Manager and John Gettens, Director, or designee to travel to Philadelphia, PA, on June 15-17, 1999, to attend the Northeast Regional Hub TANF Roll-Out Conference. Total Cost: $4,927.00 of which $2,000 is being paid directly by the Federal Agency. Source of Funds: 50% General and 50% Federal. Registration Fees: $375.00

J. JUSTICE - Requests permission for (2) employees, Paul Doran and Gale Dean both Criminal Justice Program Specialists, or designee to travel to Madison, WI, on June 13-17, 1999, to attend the Violence Against Women Conference. Total Cost: $2,675.00. Source of Funds: 100% Federal reimbursement to the individuals. No Registration Fees.

K. REGIONAL COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE - Requests permission for (2) employees, Gail Thomas, Business Professor and Kathleen Kenney, English Professor, or designee to travel to New Orleans, LA, on June 19-24, 1999, to attend the League of Innovations Conference entitled, "Innovations 1999". Total Cost: $4,407.92. Source of Funds: 100% Federal. Registration Fees: $1,050.00.

L. RESOURCES & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - Requests permission for (2) employees, Robert Nelson, Chief and Charlene Scovil, Accountant, or designee to travel to Springfield, MA, on June 14-15, 1999, to attend the U.S. Forest Services Fiscal/Grant Workshop and Training Session. Total Cost: $305.00. Source of Funds: 100% Federal. No Registration Fees.

M. SAFETY - Requests permission for (2) employees, David T. Barrett, Director and Thomas McCabe, Captain, or designee to travel to Burlington, VT, on June 26-July 1, 1999, to attend the Northern Association of Boating Law Adminis Conference. Total Cost: $695.00. Source of Funds: 100% Coast Guard Grant. No Registration Fees.

N. STATE PLANNING - Requests permission for (2) employees, Diane Flint Hardy, Principal Planner and Joanne McLaughlin, Assistant Planner, or designee to travel to San Diego, CA, on July 24-30, 1999, to attend the coastal Zone 99 Conference. Total Cost: $2973. Source of Funds: 100% Federal. Registration Fees: $570.00.

O. SWEEPSTAKES - Requests permission for (6) employees, Betsy Carignan, Games Manager, Doug Parker, Info. Tech. Manager, Maura McCann, Marketing Dir., Georges Roy, Administrator III, Crystal Dionee, Chief Accountant and Kassie Strong, Accountant III, or designee to travel to Harrisburg, PA, on June 24-25, 1999, to visit the computer system site for an evaluation of an on-line and instant game lottery system in response to the Sweepstakes Commission request for proposal. Total Cost: $5,576.15. Source of Funds: All expenses are covered by the Tri-State Commission. No Registration Fees.

P. SWEEPSTAKES - Requests permission for (6) employees, Betsy Carignan, Games Manager, Doug Parker, Info. Tech. Manager, Maura McCann, Marketing Dir., Georges Roy, Administrator III, Crystal Dionee, Chief Accountant and Kassie Strong, Accountant III, or designee to travel to Coventry, RI, on June 15, 1999, to visit the computer system site for an evaluation of an on-line and instant game lottery system in response to the Sweepstakes Commission request for proposal. Total Cost: $354.00. Source of Funds: All expenses are covered by the Tri-State Commission. No Registration Fees.

Q. SWEEPSTAKES - Requests permission for (6) employees, Betsy Carignan, Games Manager, Doug Parker, Info. Tech. Manager, Maura McCann, Marketing Dir., Georges Roy, Administrator III, Crystal Dionee, Chief Accountant and Kassie Strong, Accountant III, or designee to travel to Helena, MT, on June 17-20, 1999, to visit the computer system site for an evaluation of an on-line and instant game lottery system in response to the Sweepstakes Commission request for proposal. Total Cost: $6,312.00. Source of Funds: All expenses are covered by the Tri-State Commission. No Registration Fees.

R. TRANSPORTATION - Requests permission for (2) employees, Matthew LaBrake, Engineering Tech. V and Melvin Mattice, Engineering Tech. II, or designee to travel to Novi, MI, between July 1-September 30, 1999, to pick up the department's new Profilometer/Pavement condition rating van. Total Cost: $3,600.00. Source of Funds: 80% Federal and 20% Highway. No Registration Fees.

S. TRANSPORTATON - Requests permission for (2) employees, Steve DuBois, Chief and Dennis Fowler, CADD Application Engr., or designee to travel to Lowell, MA, on June 21, 1999, to attend the Highway Engineering Exchange Program Area I Annual Meeting. Total Cost: $175.00. Source of Funds: 80% Federal and 20% Highway. Registration Fees. $150.00

#190 TUITION REQUESTS

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

A. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES - Office of Finance - Requests permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $345.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Debra A. Bourbeau, Business Administrator II, in the course entitled "Probate, Estates and Trusts".

B. HOSPITAL - Requests permission to pay Fitchburg State College, Fitchburg, MA, the sum of $496.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Kim Schnurbus, Security Officer, in the course entitled "The Murderous Mind".

C. HOSPITAL - Requests permission to pay College for Lifelong Learning, Concord, NH, the sum of $600.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Joseph Grady II, Remedial Teacher, in the course entitled "Adapting Instruction to Meet Individual Needs".

D. LIQUOR - Requests permission to pay New Hampshire College, Manchester, NH, the sum of $945.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Carol B. Andersen, Accountant IV, in the course entitled "Computer Information Systems".

E. LIQUOR - Requests permission to pay New Hampshire College, Manchester, NH, the sum of $495.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Margaret Labrecque, Account Technician, in the course entitled "Human Relations in Administration".

F. REGIONAL COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE - Requests permission to pay University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, the sum of $446.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Debra McGivern, Professor, in the course entitled "Cognition, Teaching and Learning".

G. REGIONAL COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE - Requests permission to pay University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, the sum of $772.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Marion Knedler, Assistant Professor, in the courses entitled "Academic Citizenship" and "College Students and the Undergraduate Culture".

H. REGIONAL COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE - Requests permission to pay New Hampshire College, Laconia, NH, the sum of $489.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Kalene Coulombe, Executive Secretary, in the course entitled "Environmental Issues".

I. REGIONAL COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE - Requests permission to pay Plymouth State College, Plymouth, NH, the sum of $280.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Fran Seigle, Professor, in the course entitled "Algebra with Graphing Calculators".

J. REGIONAL COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE - Requests permission to pay Nova Southeastern University, Springfield, MA, the sum of $1500.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Thomas Wisbey, Deputy Commissioner, in the course entitled "Research Methodology".

K. TRANSPORTATION - Requests permission to pay New Hampshire College Graduate School, Manchester, NH, the sum of $472.50 for the sole purpose of enrolling Diana Smestead, Accountant IV, in the course entitled "Curriculum Development", also requests permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $345.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Patricia Gagne, EEO Coordinator, in the courses entitled " Introduction to Business", and "Human Growth and Development"

ITEMS REMOVED from TABLE

DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

#47B The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Colantuono; seconded by Councilor Burton, voted to remove Item #47B which was tabled at the May 26, 1999 Governor and Executive Council Meeting. Councilor Colantuono, seconded by Councilor Burton, voted to approve the request to enter into a contract with New Hampshire Vermont Health Service d/b/a Blue Cross Shield of New Hampshire, 3000 Goffs Falls Road, Manchester, NH, for an estimated contract cost per year of $1,400,000, through June 10, 2001 to provide claims and utilization Management for the Department's external health care delivery system.

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

#134 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Colantuono, seconded by Councilor Streeter, voted to remove Item #134 which was tabled at the May 26, 1999 Governor and Executive Council Meeting. Councilor Colantuono, seconded by Councilor Burton, voted to approve the request to enter an agreement with KTA-Tator, Inc., Pittsburgh, PA., in an amount not to exceed $800,000.00 through F/Y 2002 for bridge painting construction inspection services on the Portsmouth, NH-Kittery, ME I-95 Piscataqua River Bridge.

LATE ITEMS

A. NEW HAMPSHIRE DIVISION OF PERSONNEL The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Streeter, with Councilor Colantuono voting NO, voted to accept the findings and recommendations of the report from Fact Finder Arnold M. Zack. Before the vote a motion was made by Councilor Colantuono to divide the question, but the motion failed.

B. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Authorized the request to transfer $1,382,743 reflecting adjustments to various accounts to address program and service shortfalls in grant, direct and administrative accounts in the Department. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

C. Authorized the request to transfer $573,566 reflecting adjustments to various personnel salary and fringe benefit accounts to address project shortfalls in the Department. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

D. Authorized the Office of Information Systems to transfer $198,579 in federal funds as specified in letter of April 22,1999. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

E. Authorized the transfer of state general funds otherwise unappropriated in the amount of $3,137,834 and further authorize the Department to accept and expend additional federal Medicaid funds in the amount of $3,079,384. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

The Governor set the next regular meeting of Governor and Executive Council for June 22, 1999 at 10:30 a.m. at the State House, Concord, New Hampshire.

The Honorable Board then adjourned.

 

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