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June 10, 1998
 

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GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MINUTES
State House, Concord, NH
June 10, 1998
10:30 a.m.
#11

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

The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Streeter, accepted the minutes of May 27, 1998.

The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Streeter, confirmed the appointment of several persons nominated for Civil Commission from May 27, 1998.

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

The Governor and Executive Council accepted with regret and thanks for service rendered, the following resignations:

AIR RESOURCES COUNCIL


Norman C. VanderNoot, Laconia
(Fuel Oils Industry)
Effective: June 10, 1998

DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS: DIVISION OF FIELD SERVICES, DIRECTOR


Michael K. Brown, Concord
Effective: July 1, 1998

STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION


John M. Root, Bristol
(District 1)
Effective: June 17, 1998

PARI-MUTUEL COMMISSION

John T. Bottomley, North Hampton
Effective: June 17, 1998

The Governor and Executive Council confirmed the following appointments:

STATE COMMITTEE ON AGING


Virginia L. Doherty, Manchester (d)
(District 4)
Reappointment
Effective: June 10, 1998
TERM: June 24, 2001

Weston T. Gardner, Plymouth (d)
(District 1)
Reappointment
Effective: June 10, 1998
TERM: June 24, 2001

Mary W. Ruell, Ashland (d)
(District 1)
Reappointment
Effective: June 10, 1998
TERM: June 24, 2001

Ellen S. Sheridan, Concord (d)
(District 2)
Reappointment
Effective: June 10, 1998
TERM: June 24, 2001

Virginia G. Sullivan, Swanzey Center (I)
(District 5)
Reappointment
Effective: June 10, 1998
TERM: June 24, 2001

STATE BOARD OF CONCILIATION AND ARBITRATION


Brian Mitchell, Manchester
(Alternate member representing employees)
Succeeding: Lorraine Palmer, Claremont
Effective: June 10, 1998
TERM: July 1, 1999

DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS:
SUPERINTENDENT OF THE NEW HAMPSHIRE STATE PRISON FOR WOMEN


Jane Coplan, Warner
Reappointment
Effective: June 27, 1998
TERM: Serves at the pleasure of the
Salary: Group M/Step 4 $53,455 Commissioner

BOARD OF DENTAL EXAMINERS


Camilla L. Paras, R.D.H., Merrimack
(Hygienist)
Succeeding: Leanne Sarette, Merrimack (resigned)
Effective: June 10, 1998
TERM: July 26, 2003

BOARD OF NURSING


Linda L. Compton, RN, Francestown
Succeeding: Cynthia A. Gray, Derry
Effective: June 10, 1998
TERM: May 10, 2001

POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION COMMISSION


Richard P. Berry, Goffstown
(Lay Public)
Reappointment
Effective: June 10, 1998
TERM: June 30, 2003

RAILROAD APPEALS BOARD


Donald J. Provencher, Gorham
(General Public)
Succeeding: Kenneth Murphy, Portsmouth
Effective: June 10, 1998
TERM: April 23, 2000

THE NEW HAMPSHIRE VETERANS' HOME BOARD OF MANAGERS


Stephen C. Maguire, Laconia
(Member of a chartered veterans service organization)
Vacancy
Effective: June 10, 1998
TERM: June 10, 2001

The Governor and Executive Council nominated the following:

AIR RESOURCES COUNCIL


David Harrington, New Boston
(Fuel Oils Industry)
Succeeding: Norman VanderNoot, Laconia (resigned)
Effective: Upon Confirmation
TERM: September 6, 1999

DIVISION OF CHILDREN, YOUTH, AND FAMILIES ADVISORY BOARD


Sandra T. McGonagle, Gilford
(Belknap County)
Reappointment
Effective: Upon Confirmation
TERM: July 1, 1999

STATE BOARD OF CONCILIATION AND ARBITRATION


Robert J. Cricenti, New London
(Employer)
Reappointment
Effective: Upon Confirmation
TERM: July 1, 2000

DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS: DIVISION OF FIELD SERVICES, DIRECTOR


Donald L. Parrish, New London
(Nominated by Commissioner)
Succeeding: Michael Brown, Concord (resigned)
Effective: July 1, 1998
TERM: Serves at the pleasure of the
Salary: Group N, Step 4 $57,775 Commissioner

FISH AND GAME COMMISSION


Richard C. Moquin, (d), Bedford
(Hillsborough County)
Reappointment
Effective: Upon Confirmation
TERM: June 29, 2003

HAZARDOUS MATERIAL TRANSPORTATION ADVISORY BOARD


Henry L. Lipe, III, Windham
(Upon recommendation of NH Association of Fire Chiefs)
Succeeding: Larry Wahl, Newington
Effective: Upon Confirmation
TERM: February 13, 2001

NEW HAMPSHIRE HIGHER EDUCATIONAL AND HEALTH FACILITIES AUTHORITY


Michael Massey, Goffstown
Reappointment
Effective: Upon Confirmation
TERM: June 30, 2003

NORTHEAST INTERSTATE DAIRY COMPACT COMMISSION


Douglas E. Morris, Durham (Consumer Interests)
Succeeding: William Zweigbaum, Lee (resigned)
Effective: Upon Confirmation
TERM: June 19, 2000

NEW HAMPSHIRE RETIREMENT SYSTEM BOARD OF TRUSTEES


Arthur J. Beaudry, Manchester
(Nominated by New Hampshire State Permanent Fire Fighters Association)
Reappointment
Effective: Upon Confirmation
TERM: July 1, 2000

Dennis Kinnan, Manchester
(Nominated by State Employees Association)
Reappointment
Effective: Upon Confirmation
TERM: July 1, 2000

Joseph G. Morris, Bedford
(Nominated by New Hampshire Education Association)
Reappointment
Effective: Upon Confirmation
TERM: July 1, 2000

UNIVERSITY SYSTEM OF NEW HAMPSHIRE


Ned Densmore, Franconia
Reappointment
Effective: Upon Confirmation
TERM: June 30, 2002

BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY

#1 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Normand, authorized to hold a Public Hearing with respect to the financing of a commercial facility by the Business Finance Authority for Brewster Academy located in Wolfeboro, NH. Action will authorize a Resolution under RSA 162-I:9 to determine the financing will serve a public use, provide public benefit and is within the policy and authority of the Act. A roll call vote as requested, the results are as follows:
Councilor Burton - Yes:
Councilor Spaulding - Yes;
Councilor Griffin - Yes;
Councilor Normand - Yes;
Councilor Streeter - Yes.

EXTRACT FROM THE MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE GOVERNOR AND COUNCIL HELD JUNE 10, 1998 IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBER, STATE HOUSE, CONCORD

At 10:45 a.m., the Governor announced that the next matter to be considered would be the financing of a commercial facility project by the Business Finance Authority for Brewster Academy, a tax-exempt organization described in Section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code (the "Borrower") in Wolfeboro 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 Dr. Alan Bain, Associate Headmaster, 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 Burton introduced a resolution entitled "A RESOLUTION UNDER RSA 162-I:9 WITH RESPECT TO THE FINANCING OF A COMMERCIAL FACILITY BY THE BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY FOR BREWSTER ACADEMY IN WOLFEBORO, 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 Normand, 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 A COMMERCIAL FACILITY BY THE BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY OF THE STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE FOR BREWSTER ACADEMY IN WOLFEBORO 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 a commercial facility for Brewster Academy, a tax-exempt organization described in Section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code (the "Borrower") in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire by the Authority's issuance of up to $1,165,000 in Bonds (the "Bonds") under RSA 162-I (the "Act"); and

WHEREAS, the Governor and Council have received all of the documentation and information with respect to the proposed transaction which 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 acquisition of certain computer servers and desktop and laptop computers; and (ii) the payment of certain closing costs (collectively, the "Facility"). The Facility is within the definition of "Commercial Facility" in RSA 162-I and may be financed under the Act.

(2) The establishment and operation of the Facility will create and preserve employment opportunities directly or indirectly within the State of New Hampshire (the "State").

(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 Master Financing Agreement and Escrow Agreement and the other documents evidencing and securing the Bonds (the "Financing Documents") contain provisions so that under no circumstances will the Authority be obliged, 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, 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 10, 1998.

#2 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized to hold a Public Hearing with respect to the financing of a commercial facility by the Business Finance Authority for Trustees of Proctor Academy located in Andover, NH. Action will authorize a Resolution under RSA 162-I:9 to determine the financing will serve a public, provide public benefit and is within the policy and authority of the Act. A roll call vote as requested, the results are as follows: Councilor Burton - Yes: Councilor Spaulding - Yes; Councilor Griffin - Yes; Councilor Normand - Yes; Councilor Streeter - Yes.

EXTRACT FROM THE MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE GOVERNOR AND COUNCIL HELD ON JUNE 10, 1998 AT 10:00 A.M. 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 a commercial facility project by the Business Finance Authority for the Trustees of Proctor Academy (the "Borrower") in Andover, 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, stated that the Authority had approved the financing and recommended that the Governor and Council make the required findings under RSA 162-I:9. He also briefly explained the project, emphasized that the credit of the State was not involved and introduced Donald Macdonald, Business Manager, 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 Spaulding introduced a resolution entitled "A RESOLUTION UNDER RSA 162-1:9 AUTHORIZING A $7,000,000 FINANCING OF A COMMERCIAL FACILITY BY THE BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY FOR THE TRUSTEES OF PROCTOR ACADEMY PROJECT IN ANDOVER" and moved its adoption, which was seconded by Councilor Burton. 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 Normand, 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 A COMMERCIAL FACILITY BY THE BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY FOR THE TRUSTEES OF PROCTOR ACADEMY IN ANDOVER, NEW HAMPSHIRE

WHEREAS, the Governor and Council have received from the Business Finance Authority (the "Authority") its written recommendation that the Governor and Council make certain findings and a determination pursuant to RSA 162-I:9 with respect to the financing and refinancing of a commercial facility (the "Facility") for the Trustees of Proctor Academy (the "Borrower") in Andover by the Authority's issue of Revenue Bonds (Trustees of Proctor Academy Project) 1998 Series A (the "Bonds") in an aggregate amount not to exceed $7,000,000 under RSA 162-I (the "Act");

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

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

IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED THAT:

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

(a) Special findings:

(1) The Bonds will refund certain existing indebtedness of the Borrower which indebtedness was used to finance capital projects and equipment of a commercial facility located at 204 Main Street in Andover. In addition, the Bonds will be used to finance the acquisition of a 200 acre tract of land, improvements to dormitories and dining rooms and other school building, general deferred maintenance and capital equipment. The refinancing together with the new projects for the commercial facility are collectively referred to as the "Project." The existing facilities on the campus as to be improved are referred to as the "Facility." The Facility is a "commercial facility" within RSA 162-I (the "Act") and may be financed under the Act.

(2) The operation of the Facility will create and preserve employment opportunities directly and indirectly within the State of New Hampshire.

(b) General findings:

(1) The Project and the proposed financing of the Project are feasible;

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

(3) The LOAN AND TRUST AGREEMENT (which is a combined financing document and security document, hereinafter called the "Agreement") contains 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 Bond proceeds or from funds received under the Agreement, exclusive of funds received thereunder by the Authority for its own use;

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

(5) The proposed financing of the Project by the Authority and the 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 the Governor and Council determine that the Authority's financing of the Project will be within the policy of, and the authority conferred by, the Act.

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

Section 4. Effective Date. This resolution shall take effect upon its passage. Passed and Agreed to June 10, 1998.

DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

#50 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Burton, REMOVED FROM THE TABLE, and on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Griffin voted to APPROVE the 20-Year Lease and Operation Agreement of the ski area at Mount Sunapee with Okemo Mountain, Inc., Ludlow, Vermont from July 1, 1998 to June 30, 2018, with Okemo Mountain having the option to extend the term for 2 additional 10-Year periods. Okemo will pay an annual base fee of $150,000 (adjusted annually for inflation), plus 3% of gross annual revenues. Income derived from this lease is proposed to provide funding for capital improvements at Cannon Mountain. A roll call vote as requested, the results are as follows:
Councilor Burton - Yes:
Councilor Spaulding - No;
Councilor Griffin - Yes;
Councilor Normand - Yes;
Councilor Streeter - No.

OFFICE OF ENERGY AND COMMUNITY SERVICES

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#3 Authorized agreement with Vermont Energy Efficiency Associates, Calais, VT, in the amount of $25,000, through September 30, 1998 to fund a comprehensive study of biomass energy opportunities and market barriers in New Hampshire.

#4 Authorized agreement with Innovative Natural Resource Solutions, Hillsboro, NH, in the amount of $15,000, through August 31, 1998 to fund the first of two phases in an economic development and energy initiative to find new markets and energy uses for low-grade wood, or wood chips, the primary fuel for New Hampshire's six active wood-to-energy plants.

OFFICE OF STATE PLANNING

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#5 Authorized agreement with the Rockingham Planning Commission, Exeter, NH, in the amount of $19,250.00, through June 30, 1999 under the provisions of the New Hampshire Coastal Program to provide technical assistance to boards of selectmen, planning boards and conservation commissions within New Hampshire's coastal communities.

#6 Authorized Lease Renewal Agreement with Frank A. Graf, M.D., Portsmouth, in the amount of $21,888, through June 30, 2000 for office space to house the functions of the Office of State Planning's Coastal Program and Estuaries Project.

#7 Authorized Memorandum of Agreement with the University of New Hampshire, Cooperative Extension Sea Grant Program, in the amount of $6,500, in federal funds, through December 31, 1998 to improve estuarine water quality and enhance the use and productivity of shellfish resources.

#8 Authorized Memorandum of Agreement with the University of New Hampshire, Jackson Estuarine Laboratory, in the amount of $38,561, in federal funds, through December 31, 1998 to improve estuarine water quality and enhance the use of productivity of shellfish resources.

#9 Authorized to Amend an existing Agreement with Coos County, [initially approved on November 20, 1996 (ITEM #10), amended on October 8, 1998 (ITEM #23)], by changing the end date from June 30, 1998 to December 31, 1998. No additional funds are required by this action.

#10 Authorized to Amend an existing Agreement with the University of New Hampshire, [initially approved on January 8, 1998 (ITEM #1)] by modifying the work tasks outlined in the Agreement's Work Program, shifting the focus from constructing a composting facility to an investigation of food waste reduction technologies. No additional funds are required by this action.

OFFICE OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#11 Authorized agreement with Sparkle Cleaning Associates, Inc., Framingham, MA, in the amount of $56,160.00, for the period July 1, 1998 through June 30, 2001 for custodial services at Pease Air National Guard Base.

#12 Authorized contract with Burd Engineering of Concord, in the amount of $6,930.00, to be completed 60 days after approval, to perform existing conditions mapping of the proposed New Hampshire Army National Guard, Army Aviation Support Facility, Regional Drive, Concord Municipal Airport.

#13 Authorized the nomination of Lt. Col. Willard K. Windsor, York, ME to the rank of Colonel, New Hampshire Air National Guard.

#14 Authorized the confirmation of Lt. Col. Gene T. Bushey, Penacook, NH, to the rank of Colonel, New Hampshire Air National Guard.

DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

#15 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized Bureau of General Services to contract with Elcom Supply Company Incorporated, Merrimack, in the amount of $250,000 through April 14, 2001, for communications facility and equipment, installation and repair services.

DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL AFFAIRS

#16 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Griffin, authorized Division of Libraries to accept, with thanks, the donation of a granite bench from the New Hampshire State Grange in commemoration of their 125th Anniversary.

DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE ADMINISTRATION

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#17 Authorized the reclassification of Computer Applications Programmer III, salary grade 24, to Supervisor II, salary grade 20, in the Document Processing Division.

#18 Authorized Blanket Out-of-State travel [initially approved on March 18, 1998 (ITEM #31)] be renewed for the period of July/August/September 1998, to permit Audit Division to have more than one person at a time on out-of-state travel status, removing the requirement that approval be obtained in advance for each trip.

#19 Authorized Blanket Out-of-State travel [initially approved on March 18, 1998 (ITEM #32)] be renewed for the period of July/August/September 1998, to permit Collection Division to have more than one person at a time on out-of-state travel status, removing the requirement that approval be obtained in advance for each trip.

TREASURY DEPARTMENT

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#20 Authorized Abandoned Property Division to enter into a contract with Wagers & Associates, Inc., Boulder, Colorado, in the amount of $50,000, through June 30, 1999 for the purpose of purchasing an Unclaimed Property Management System.

#21 Authorized contract with The National Abandoned Property Processing Corporation, New York, NY, contract price is based on a percentage share (12%) of the amount of "value of property" remitted to the state, for the period July 1, 1998 through June 30, 1999, to audit unclaimed property for the state.

#22 Authorized to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated and to issue checks in the amount of $1,944.39 to be issued to Linda Stewart Dalianis in the amount of $1,808.16, and Harold W. Burns in the amount of $136.23.

#23 Authorized to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated and to issue a check in the amount of $166.25 to Marion L. Copenhaver.

#24 Authorized to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated and to issue a check in the amount of $70.10 to Theresa Doiron.

#25 Authorized to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated and to issue checks in the amount of $413.59 to pay claims for assets which have previously escheated to the State.

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#26 Authorized to accept and expend funds in the amount of $1,573,000 from the U. S. Department of Justice for the period of July 1, 1998 to September 30, 1999 and to further Authorized to enter into grants with the agencies listed in letter dated May 26, 1998, for the period July 1, 1998 to June 30, 1999.

#27 Authorized to grant funds to the agencies listed in letter dated May 26, 1998 from July 1, 1998 to September 30, 1999 from federal funds authorized to be accepted on June 25, 1997 in the amount of $2,092,000 for the assistance of victims of crime.

#28 Authorized to accept and expend funds in the amount of $3,139,000 from the U.S. Department of Justice for the period July 1, 1998 to September 30, 2000 and to further Authorized to enter into grants with agencies listed in letter dated May 26, 1998, for the period July 1, 1998 to September 30, 1999.

BANKING DEPARTMENT

#29 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Streeter, authorized Blanket Out-of-State attendance and travel for the Bank Commissioner and his staff to attend impromptu meetings and consultations with state and federal regulators in the general supervision of state-chartered banks and licensed lenders for the period July 1, 1998 through September 30, 1998.

OFFICE OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

#30 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Normand, authorized, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, One-Year Contract with the New Hampshire Association of Broadcasters, Bedford, in the amount of $46,000, through March 30, 1999 to purchase airtime for, and produce, television and radio Non Commercial Service Announcements on emergency management programs, projects and public information on emergency preparedness. SOLE SOURCE

DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#31 Authorized to accept and expend federal funds in the amount of $417,099, from the U.S. Department of Justice for reimbursement for the care and custody of criminal aliens under the State Criminal Aliens Assistance Program, funds will be used for the establishment of an automated information network and to replace old high mileage vehicles.

#32 Authorized to reimburse Commissioner Hank Risley in the amount of $11,562.21 for the moving expenses from Topeka, Kansas to Concord, New Hampshire, as a result of Mr. Risley being selected, nominated and confirmed as the Commissioner of Corrections for New Hampshire.

#33 Authorized to revise the estimated costs of consultants for FY98 to reflect current needs.

#34 Authorized Retoractive Out-of-State Travel for three employees, in the amount of $3,604.00 for the period June 7, 1998 through June 12, 1998 to attend a seminar entitled "Strategies for Building Effective Work Teams" sponsored by the National Institute of Corrections in Longmont, Colorado.

EMPLOYMENT SECURITY

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#35 Authorized, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, Service Agreement with Bay State Computer Group in the amount of $24,000.00, through June 30, 1999 for network engineering support for the department, and to further authorize to extend this agreement for up to one additional year, through June 30, 2000. SOLE SOURCE

#36 Authorized Service Agreement with Mr. Bob's Maintenance, Enfield, in the amount of $8,640.00, through June 30, 1999 for janitorial services for the department's Lebanon Local Job and Information Center, and to further authorize to extend this agreement for two additional, one year periods, through June 30, 2001.

DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#37 Authorized Division of Parks and Recreation to accept, with thanks, from Granite State Chemical Pest Control Company of Rye, a donation of services for a semi-annual program for pest control at the Wentworth-Coolidge Mansion, Portsmouth, value is estimated at $610.00.

#38 Authorized Division of Parks & Recreation, Trails Bureau to extend contract with Trails-Rails Action Committee, [initially approved on September 18, 1996 (ITEM #95)] for maintenance along the Wolfeboro/Sandbornville Recreational Trail.

#39 Authorized to renew Lease Contract with McCarthy Properties of Pembroke, New Hampshire at an estimated cost of (five year) term $770,500.00, for the time period of October 1, 1998 through September 30, 2003, with an option for a two year extension.

DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#40 Authorized Waste Management Division to make a budget adjustment in the amount of $10,000.00 through June 30, 1998 to the Oil Pollution Control Fund for the purpose of budgeting expenditures to adjust for anticipated shortfalls for FY98 created by an increase in oil pollution prevention and enforcement activities associated with the underground storage tank program.

#41 Authorized Agreement with North Country Council, Inc., Bethlehem, in the amount of $49,508.00 through September 30, 1999 to develop source water protection programs for the municipalities of Berlin and Woodsville and the Village District of Eidelweiss.

#42 Authorized Water Division to Amend a Service Agreement with Gomez & Sullivan Engineering, Inc., Dunbarton, [initially approved on October 6, 1997 (ITEM #46B)], by extending service agreement by three months, completion date being September 30, 1998, to provide the formulation of breach analyses and inundation mapping for seven flood control dams owned by DES in the Baker River Valley.

#43 Authorized to Amend contract with R.J. Olszak Construction, Inc., Bridgewater, NH, [initially approved March 4, 1998 (ITEM #42)] by increasing the contract by $6,950, from $47,000.00 to $53,950.00 due to the discovery and subsequent removal and disposal of 2,000 square feet of asbestos-containing roofing material.

#44 Authorized Loan Agreement with the Town of Hampton in the amount of $1,400,000 from the SRF Loan Repayment Fund for the purpose of financing the design and construction of the Winnacunnet road Pumping Stating and continuation of Hampton's sewer improvement program.

#45 Authorized to award a grant under the provisions of RSA 149-M for landfill closure projects to the Town of Henniker in the amount of $310,200.00 for the closure of the landfill known as the Henniker Municipal Landfill, and the Town of Sandwich in the amount of $50,000.00 for the closure of the Sandwich Municipal Landfill.

#46 Authorized State Grant Amendments under the provisions of RSA 486-A to the Municipalities listed in letter dated May 14, 1998.

#47 Authorized to reclassify Word Processor Operator I, Labor Grade 8, to Environmental Technician II, Labor Grade 11, the additional annual cost is approximately $2890 for salary and benefits, the new classification will enable the department to hire someone with a more technical background who will be able to review minimum impact wetlands applications and notifications for completeness and compliance with applicable criteria.

#48 Authorized Blanket Out-of-State travel to Kittery and other locations in Maine for more than one person for the period from July 1, 1998 through September 30, 1998 to operate, maintain and demonstrate an air monitoring station down wind of Portsmouth that is required by the United State Environmental protection Agency.

#49 Authorized Retroactive Out-of-State travel for two employees to travel to Vermont Technical College, Randolph Center, Vermont, in the amount of $240.00 for the period May 20, 1998 through May 21, 1998 for a 2-day training session on the proper use of diagnostic capability of on-board diagnostics systems.

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER

#50 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Griffin, authorized Division of Elderly and Adult Services to accept and expend additional federal Medicaid funds and related matching County funds in the amount of $24,238,404 through June 30, 1998 to make payments to ten counties in June, 1998.

OFFICE OF HEALTH MANAGEMENT

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#51 Authorized to accept and expend federal funds in the amount of $147,649.00, through June 30, 1999 to support the start-up operations of model programs providing community-based dental health prevention and promotion services.

#52 Authorized contract with Meredith Tenny, CNM, Acworth, in the amount of $20,000 through June 10, 2000 to increase the number of primary health care providers serving in the state's health professional shortage areas and in medically under-served areas.

#53 Authorized Special Medical Services Bureau to enter into an agreement with Cynthia A. Kahn, MD, Londonderry, in the amount of $76,443, through June 30, 1999 to provide the essential medical consultation to the Special Medical Services Bureau's Neuromotor disabilities Clinic Team and to the Laconia Child Development Clinic Team to perform clinical evaluations and client assessments, and to work with the clinic team to establish a plan of care for the child and family.

#54 Authorized Bureau of Disease Prevention and Control to amend an existing contract with Planned Parenthood of Northern New England, Inc., Williston, Vermont, [initially approved on June 25, 1997 (ITEM #216)], by decreasing the price limitation by $8,000 from $1,368,670 to $1,360,670, through June 30, 1999, amendment eliminates the enhanced immunization services due to a reduction in the federal immunization grant.

#55 Authorized Bureau of Disease Prevention and Control to amend an existing contract with Visiting Nurse Association - Hospice of Southern Carroll County and Vicinity of Wolfboro, N.H. , [initially approved on June 25, 1997 (ITEM #181)], by decreasing the price limitation by $10,411 from $179,742 to $169,331, through June 30, 1999, amendment eliminates the enhanced immunization services due to a reduction in the federal immunization grant.

DIVISION OF FAMILY ASSISTANCE

#56 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Streeter, authorized to accept and expend funds in the amount of $10,000 from New Hampshire Employment Security, through February 5, 1999 for development and implementation of a comprehensive performance measurement system and negotiation and development of local one-stop service delivery plans.

OFFICE OF FAMILY SERVICE

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#57 Authorized Division of Developmental Services to accept and expend additional federal Title XIX Medicaid funds from the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Health Care Financing Administration, in the amount of $2,802,800.00 for SFY98, through June 30, 1998 for the Medicaid to Schools Program.

#57A Authorized Children, Youth and Families to accept and expend funds in the amount of $1,001,000 of unappropriated Federal Child Care and Development Block Grant funds, through June 30, 1999, to be used to increase the availability of affordable, quality child care services in the State.

#58 Authorized the Division of Developmental Services to enter into an agreement with Northern New Hampshire Mental Health and Developmental Services, Inc., Conway, in the amount of $69,342, through June 30, 1999 to provide for the care, habilitation, treatment, and training of developmentally disabled persons and provide support of families.

#59 Authorized the Division of Developmental Services to enter into an Agreement with Moore Center Services, Inc., 132 Titus Avenue, Manchester, in the amount of $160,228, through June 30, 1999, to provide for the care, habilitation, treatment, and training of developmentally disabled persons and provide support of families.

#60 Authorized the Division of Developmental Services to enter into an Agreement with Region VIII Community Developmental Services Agency, Inc., Portsmouth, in the amount of $529,908, through June 30, 1999, to provide for the care, habilitation, treatment, and training of developmentally disabled persons and provide support of families.

#61 Authorized Elderly and Adult Services to enter into an agreement with Community Council of Senior Citizens, Portsmouth, in the amount of $15,000.00, through June 9, 1999 to provide assessment and develop a Service Plan for the Elderly Client of Domestic Violence.

#62 Authorized Elderly and Adult Services to enter into an agreement with LifeWise Community Projects, Hampton, in the amount of $55,000.00, through June 9, 1999 to implement The New Hampshire Time Dollar Program, a volunteer program to provide non-health related social support services to non-institutionalized older adults and persons with disabilities.

#63 Authorized Elderly and Adult Services to continue the services of a medical consultant, in the amount of $32,050.00, through June 30, 1999, in order to complete medical determinations.

#64 Authorized Elderly and Adult Services, Office of Health Management to Retroactively Amend an existing agreement with tucker Alan, Incorporated, Seattle, WA[initially approved on April 24, 1996 as Replacement ITEM #66, (originally TABLED on March 20, 1996), amended on September 18, 1996 (Late ITEM L), amended on March 6, 1997 (Late ITEM B), amended on May 14, 1997 (Late ITEM D)], by modifying the scope of work and increasing the total amount of the contract by $248,666 from $525,000 to $773,666, effective retroactive to December 31, 1997, and extending the termination date to June 30, 1999.

#65 Authorized, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, the Division of Behavioral Health to fund seven full and thirty-two varied partial scholarships for the New England School of Addiction Studies, Augusta, ME, in the amount of $13,660.00 through June 26, 1998. SOLE SOURCE

#65A Authorized Division of Behavioral Health to enter into a Retroactive Memorandum of Agreement with the Division of Elderly and Adult Services of the Department of Health and Human Services in the amount of $36,055.00, retroactive to July 1, 1997 through June 30, 1999 for rental of 6,809 square feet of the Annex I Building on the campus of State Office Park South.

#65B Authorized Division of Behavioral Health to enter into a Retroactive Memorandum of Agreement with the Department of Corrections in the amount of $121,164.00, retroactive to July 1, 1997 through June 30, 1999 for rental of 14,008 square feet of the third and fourth floors in Main Building on the campus of State Office Park South.

#65C Authorized Division of Behavioral Health to enter into a Retroactive Memorandum of Agreement with the Board of Examiners of Psychology in the amount of $3,991.00, retroactive to July 1, 1997 through June 30, 1999 for rental of 270 square feet of the second floor in Main Building on the campus of State Office Park South.

#65D Authorized Division of Behavioral Health to enter into a Retroactive Memorandum of Agreement with the Department of Corrections in the amount of $130,046.28, retroactive to July 1, 1997 through June 30, 1999 for rental of 15,035 square feet of the Dube Building on the campus of the former site of Laconia Developmental Services.

#65E Authorized Division of Behavioral Health to enter into a Retroactive Memorandum of Agreement with in the Department of Corrections amount of $125,478.00, retroactive to July 1, 1997 through June 30, 1999 for rental of 12,146.5 square feet of the Spaulding Building on the campus of the former site of Laconia Developmental Services.

#65F Authorized Division of Behavioral Health to enter into a Retroactive Memorandum of Agreement with the division for Children, Youth and Families of the Department of Health and Human Services in the amount of $36,555.00, retroactive to July 1, 1997 through June 30, 1999 for rental of 7,233 square feet of the third floor in Dolloff Building on the campus of State Office Park South.

#65G Authorized Division of Behavioral Health to enter into a Retroactive Memorandum of Agreement with the Office of Emergency Medical Services of the Department of Health and Human Services in the amount of $19,000.00, retroactive to July 1, 1997 through June 30, 1999 for rental of 3,952 square feet of the fourth floor in the Dolloff Building on the campus of State Office Park South.

#65H Authorized Division of Behavioral Health to enter into a Retroactive Memorandum of Agreement with the Employee Assistance Program of the Department of Health and Human Services in the amount of $8,622.00, retroactive to July 1, 1997 through June 30, 1999 for rental of 1,808 square feet in the basement area of Dolloff Building on the campus of State Office Park South.

#65I Authorized Division of Behavioral Health to enter into a Retroactive Memorandum of Agreement with the Department of Cultural Affairs, New Hampshire State Library Services to the Handicapped and Institutions in the amount of $36,053.00, retroactive to July 1, 1997 through June 30, 1999 for rental of 7,233 square feet of the first floor in Dolloff Building on the campus of State Office Park South.

#65J Authorized Division of Behavioral Health to enter into a Retroactive Memorandum of Agreement with the Department of Education, Division of Educational Improvement in the amount of $34,486.00, retroactive to July 1, 1997 through June 30, 1999 for rental of 7,233 square feet of the second floor in Dolloff Building on the campus of State Office Park South.

#66 Authorized the Glencliff Home for the Elderly to pay overtime in the amount of $17,000.00 for permanent personnel for the positions that are vacant due to illness or extended leaves of absence at the Glencliff Home for the Elderly.

#67 Authorized the New Hampshire Hospital to increase the annual salary of David Bonacci, MD, Physician/Psychiatrist/Medical by $3,000.00 for being board certified.

NEW HAMPSHIRE HOSPITAL

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#68 Authorized to pay overtime in the amount of $665,597.00 for permanent personnel for positions that are vacant due to illness, extended leaves of absence, or pending recruitment at the New Hampshire Hospital.

#69 Authorized a utility easement in certain property of the Division of Behavioral Health/New Hampshire Hospital by granted to Concord Electric and New England Telephone and Telegraph company pursuant to RSA 4:39-a, New Hampshire Hospital Real Estate [initially approved on May 14, 1997 (ITEM #76)], it has been determined that an additional 10 foot easement (approximately 1,000 sq/ft.) is necessary for the proper placement of utility poles and lines.

NEW HAMPSHIRE VETERANS HOME

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#70 Authorized an adjustment to Administrative Rule Adm. 311.10(a), acceptance of monetary donations over $100.00 and be allowed to submit all donations to Governor and Executive Council on a quarterly basis.

#71 Authorized, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, agreement with M. Jonathan Mishcon, M.D., Tilton for the amount of $48,168.60, for the period July 1, 1998 through June 30, 1999, for the medical care of the residents to conform to the Department of Veterans Affairs level of care. SOLE SOURCE

#72 Authorized, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, agreement with Craig S. Walton, Registered Physical Therapist, Meredith, in the amount of $30,612.12, for the period July 1, 1998 through June 30, 1999, for physical therapy for residents to conform to the Department of Veterans Affairs level of care. SOLE SOURCE

DEPARTMENT OF YOUTH DEVELOPMENT SERVICES

#73 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Streeter, seconded by Councilor Griffin, authorized to extend the leave of absence without pay for Evelyn Clark-Smith, Youth Counselor II at the Department of Youth Development Services, Youth Services Center, from July 2, 1998 through December 31, 1998.

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#74 Authorized to accept and expend additional grant funds in the amount of $600,600.00 through June 30, 1998 for administrative costs and reimbursement payments for meals served to children and adults.

#75 Authorized to accept and expend additional grant funds in the amount of $11,240.00 from the U.S. Department of Education through June 30, 1998 for Statistical Project and Project Granet.

#76 Authorized contract with the Community Health Institute, Concord, in the amount of $14,988.00, through November 30, 1998, to conduct an evaluation of community-based organizations to determine what current programs or services are aimed at reducing risk-taking behavior among adolescents, further Authorized to make an advance payment of $7,494.00 upon approval of the contract.

#77 Authorized to participate in a four day law conference in the amount of $3,757.00, in registration fees, and to further Authorized to grant funds in the amount of $2,500.00 as the state's share of conference speakers' travel expenses, to the Franklin Law Center, totaling $6,257.00, to be held by the Franklin Pierce Law Center, Concord on August 3, 1998 through August 6, 1998.

NH COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE SYSTEM

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#78 Authorized New Hampshire Department of Regional Community Technical Colleges, NHCTC-Stratham, and Manchester to enter into an Instructional Contract with David Miller, Barrington, in the amount of $16,000.00, through June 30, 1999 to provide instructional services for Curriculum Assessment and Development, training of client employees, and program evaluation services.

#79 Authorized the N.H. Department of Regional Community Technical Colleges (N.H. Technical Institute, N.H. Community Technical Colleges, Christa McAuliffe Planetarium, and Police Standards and Training), Blanket Out-of-State exemption to the two or more person out-of-state travel prior approval requirement, to travel to various locations throughout New England for the period July 1, 1998 through December 31, 1998.

POLICE STANDARDS & TRAINING COUNCIL

#80 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Streeter, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized Service Agreement with the Traffic Institute at Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, in the amount of $5,050.00, for the period of June 15, 1998 through June 19, 1998, for a one - 5 day "Field Training Officer" course for the Department of Corrections.

NEW HAMPSHIRE SWEEPSTAKES COMMISSION

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#81 Authorized Two-Year Advertising Contract with OGBE Communications, Inc. of Manchester, in the amount of $3,300,054, for the period July 1, 1998 to June 30, 2000, for the purpose of advertising and promoting the state lottery games.

#82 Authorized Advanced Out-of-State travel for employees of the Sweepstakes Commission for the first quarter of FY99, for the execution of the Tri-States Megabucks program.

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORATION

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#83 Authorized to enter into a Purchase and Sale Agreement with Crown Paper Co. d/b/a/ Crown Vantage, Berlin, in the amount of $2,400 per acre, plus closing and legal fees, to purchase certain rights title and interest in a certain tract of land totaling approximately 113.6 acres in Berlin for the purpose of developing a medium security prison.

#84 Authorized to increase by an amount of $14,151.00 Contingency Contract with Associated Concrete Coatings, Inc., Manchester for the purpose of repairs and concrete sealing at the State House, the State House Annex, the Legislative Office Building, and the Legislative Parking Garage, Concord.

#85 Authorized to increase by an amount of $7,191.00 Contingency Contract with Harvey Construction Corporation of N.H., Bedford, for the purpose of Brown Building Parking Garage, N.H. Hospital Campus, Concord.

#86 Authorized contract with E. D. Swett, Inc., Concord in the amount of $582,992.25, the final date of completion is November 20, 1998 to provide for the replacement of the Bridge carrying Main Street over the Lamprey River.

#87 Authorized Division of Aeronautics to accept Federal Funds in the amount of $39,144.00, and to further Authorized to grant state assistance to the City of Lebanon in the amount of $2,174.66, to be matched with Federal Funds $39,144.00 and Local Funds $2,174.67, totaling $43,493.33 for an airport planning project to update the airport master plan and complete an airport service study.

#88 Authorized Division of Aeronautics to accept Federal Funds in the amount of $350,000.00, and to further Authorized to grant state assistance to the Pease Development Authority in the amount of $38,888.89, to be matched with Federal Funds $350,000.00 totaling $388,888.89 for an airport development project to improve the airfield drainage system.

#89 Authorized contract with Bar Excavating, Inc., Deerfield, in the amount of $163,895.35, through October 2, 1998, for the bridge replacement and approach work at Hollywood Beach Road Bridge over Morrison Brook.

#90 Authorized contract with J & M Donahue, Inc., Lincoln, in the amount of $422,508.80, through December 4, 1998, for replacement of the Cooper Road bridge over George's Brook.

#91 Authorized contract with Brox Industries, Inc., Dracut, MA, in the amount of $2,154,632.00, through October 16, 1998, for median island and guardrail replacement and turnpike overlay on I-293.

#92 Authorized contract with L.G. Cushing & Sons, Inc., of Walpole, in the amount of $17,177.50, for the construction of drilled wells and pumps on the properties of Patrick Corless, Alton, and Wanda Garrow, Errol.

#93 Authorized contract with JGE Enterprises, Inc., Manchester, in the lump sum price of $127,261.96, for the purpose of connector road between Tobey Road and Archives Road, NH Hospital Campus, Concord, New Hampshire.

#94 Authorized agreement with HCS Community Care, Inc., Keene, in the amount of $38,390.00, for the period July 1, 1998 through June 30, 1999 for the purpose of assisting to defray administration and operating costs.

#95 Authorized agreement with Greater Laconia Transit Agency, Laconia, in the amount of $62,800.00, for the period July 1, 1998 through June 30, 1999 for the purpose of assisting to defray administration and operating costs.

#96 Authorized agreement with the State of Maine to modify and automate the barrier gates on the bridge carrying U.S. Rte. 1 (Memorial Bridge) over the Piscataqua River between Portsmouth, NH and Kittery, ME. The agreement covers both the design and construction phases of the project.

#97 Authorized Retroactive Contract with Waste Management of N.H., Inc., Rochester, in the amount of $4,216.00, through December 31, 1998, to provide rubbish disposal services for Hilton Park on the Spaulding Turnpike.

#98 Authorized Bureau of Highway Maintenance to enter into an agreement with Waste Management of New Hampshire, Inc., Londonderry, in the amount of $3,150.00, through June 30, 2000, for the purpose of providing rubbish disposal services at the Hillsborough and Stoddard Patrol Buildings.

#99 Authorized Bureau of Highway Maintenance to enter into an agreement with Monadnock Disposal Services, Inc., Jaffrey, in the amount of $19,548.00, through June 30, 2000, for the purpose of providing rubbish disposal services at the Charlestown, Marlow, Westmoreland, Hancock, Greenfield, Winchester, Marlborough Rte. 12, Marlborough Rte. 101, Rindge, Temple and Greenville Buildings.

#100 Authorized Retroactive Licensing Renewal Agreement with the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, Washington, D.C., for use of Bridge Management computer software (PONTIS) for the period July 1, 1997 through June 30, 1998.

#101 Authorized to Amend Existing Agreement with Yates Electric Service Inc., Farmington, [initially approved on August 20, 1997], by increasing the amount of the contract by $1,100.95 from $30,000.00 to $31,00.95 for FY98, and to further Authorized to increase FY99 sum by an addition $10,000.00, the total for FY99 would be $40,000.00.

#102 Authorized to release the reverter rights held on property located adjacent to the F.E. Everett Turnpike in the City of Manchester now owned by the University System of New Hampshire.

#103 Authorized for consideration is the Contemplated Award List for the period May 6, 1998 through May 19, 1998.

#104 Authorized to pay Small Claims submitted under the provisions of RSA 228:29 for the period of July, August and September 1998.

DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY

#105 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Streeter, authorized the Temporary, Full-time Positions, listed in letter dated May 18, 1998, be extended from July 1, 1998 through June 30, 1999.

DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#106 Authorized request of John Doxsee and Mary Leech to replace a non-conforming breakwater with a conforming breakwater with cantilevered dock on property located on Lake Winnipesaukee in Tuftonboro.

#107 Authorized request of Carol and Philip Maria to remove a surface water diversion ditch and an existing non-conforming crib dock, boathouse and rock jetty, and construct a piling dock, a two slip dug-in boathouse and dredge 21 cu. yds. for access to boathouse on property located on Lake Winnipesaukee in Tuftonboro.

#108 Authorized request of Joan Green to construct a breakwater at an acute angle with a cantilevered dock and a walkway to shore. To remove the existing non-conforming deck, unpermitted steps on property located on Lake Winnipesaukee in Tuftonboro.

#109 TUITION REQUESTS

The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Streeter, approved the following Tuition Request:

A. ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES - Requests permission to pay New Hampshire College, Graduate School of Business, Manchester, NH, the sum of $700.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Michael W. Hoffman, Business Supervisor Trainee, in the course entitled "Strategic Manatement."

B. COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE - Requests permission to pay Antioch, New England College, Henniker, NH, the amount of $400.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Margaret Mariani, Associate Professor, in the course entitled "Aligning Curriculum, Assessment and Learning Results by Design."

C. ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Requests permission to pay Franklin Pierce College, Concord, NH, the sum of $801.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Pamela Urban-Morin in the course entitled "Organization Behavior."

D. HOSPITAL - Requests permission to pay St. Joseph's College, Standish, ME, the sum of $900.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Elizabeth Kennedy, Registered Nurse, in the course entitled "Professional Transitions."

E. HOSPITAL - Requests permission to pay Franklin Pierce College, Concord, NH, the sum of $456.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Sheila Gagnon, Internal Auditor, in the course entitled "Statistics."

F. TRANSPORTATION - Requests permission to pay New Hampshire College, the sum of $222.75 for the sole purpose of enrolling Jeremy Marsette, Civil Engineer, in the course entitled "Business, Government and Environment."

G. YOUTH DEVELOPMENT SERVICES - Requests permission to pay Notre Dame College, Manchester, NH, the sum of $885.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Violetta Kepa, Teacher Assistant, in the course entitled "Methods of Teaching."

#110 TRAVEL REQUESTS

The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Burton, approved the following Travel Request:

A. COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE - Requests permission for Captain Thomas Walsh, and Trooper Michael MacFdzen, NH Police Standards and Training Council, or designee, to travel to Portland, OR, on June 26-July 1, 1998 to attend the International Association of Chiefs of Police Conference on Drugs, Alcohol, and Driving. Total Cost: $4,242.00. Source of Funds: 100% Federal Funds.

B. EDUCATION - Requests permission for Michele Munson, and Pamela Flynn, Education Consultants, or designee, to travel to Colorado Springs, CO, on June 23-June 28, 1998 to attend the State Collaborative on Assessment and Student Standards (SCASS) Meeting. Total Cost: $3,317.60. Source of Funds: Total cost will be paid for by SCASS.

C. ENERGY AND COMMUNITY SERVICES - Requests permission for Mary Ann Manoo, and Shannon Dole, Fuel Assistant, Program Manager, or designee, to travel to New Orleans, LA, on June 20-24, 1998 to attend the National Fuel Fund, Low Income Energy Consortium, NEADA Conference. ALSO A CASH ADVANCE of $500.00 IS REQUESTED for Mary Ann Manoogian and ALSO A CASH ADVANCE OF $500.00 IS REQUESTED for Shannon Dole. Total Cost: $3,105.00. Source of Funds: 100% Federal Funds.

D. HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, Office of Health Management - Requests permission for Martha Wells, Program Chief, Susan Bascom, Nurse Coordinator, Andrew Chalsma, Computer Programmer, Eileen Sparling, Health Promotion Advisor, and Marjorie Yin, Industrial Hygienist, or designee, to travel to Phoenix, AZ, on June 21-24, 1998 to attend the 1998 Interagency National Lead Grantee Conference. Total Cost: $6,586.25. Source of Funds: 100% Federal Funds.

E. INSURANCE - Requests permission for Maureen Campbell, Policy Examiner, and Kent Dover, Rate Analyst, or designee, to travel to Kansas City, MO, on July 29-30, 1998 to attend a SERFF Users Group Conference. Total Cost: $1,112.00. Source of Funds: 100% Insurance Assessments.

F. RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - Requests permission for Jim Donahue, and Jim Deluca, Lifeguards, or designee, to travel to Boston, MA, on June 18-20,1998 to attend the Personal Watercraft Patrol and Rescue for Public Safety Officers Training. Total Cost: $480.00. Source of Funds: 100% Park Funds.

G. RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - Requests permission for Robert Nelson, Chief, and John Dodge Forest Ranger, or designee, to travel to Columbus, OH, on June 20-25 1998 to attend the NFFS Annual Meeting. Total Cost: $1,1990.00. Source of Funds: Compact Equipment is paying $202.00. The balance is 100% Federal Funds.

H. SAFETY - Requests permission for Lieutenant Wayne Fortier, or designee, to travel to Worcester, MA, on August 9-11,1998 to attend the Ethical Standards Seminar. ALSO A CASH ADVANCE OF $173.00 IS REQUESTED for Lieutinant Fortier. Total Cost: $699.00. Source of Funds: 100% Highway Funds.

I. SAFETY - Requests permission for John Gould, Administrator, and Kathy Morrill, Supervisor, or designee, to travel to Albany NY, on July 16-19, 1998 to attend the IFTA 15th Annual Business Meeting. ALSO A CASH ADVANCE OF $770.00 IS REQUESTED for Kathy Morrill. Total Cost: $1,540.00. Source of Funds: 100% Highway Funds.

J. SAFETY - Requests permission for Corporal William Magee, Major Crime Unit, and Kevin Parisi, Fingerprint Technician, or designee, to travel to Little Rock, AK, on July 18-25, 1998 to attend the 83rd International Association for Identification Educational Seminar. ALSO A CASH ADVANCE OF $1,248.00 IS REQUESTED for Kevin Parisi. Total Cost: $2,978.00. Source of Funds: 100% DOT/Highway Funds.

K. TRANSPORTATION - Requests permission for Bill Caswell, Nastaran Saadatmand, and Glenn Davison, Civil Engineers, or designee, to travel to Burlington, VT, on June 23, 1998 to attend the HEEP Area 1 Conference. Total Cost: $75.00. Source of Funds: Transportation Planning SPR.

LATE ITEMS:

DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES: NH HIGHER EDUCATIONAL AND HEALTH FACILITIES AUTHORITY

A. The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Streeter, seconded by Councilor Griffin, authorized to appoint Councilor Peter J. Spaulding as a designee of the Executive Council to hold a hearing for a proposal for the refinancing of existing indebtedness, construction, renovation and purchase of equipment project in connection with St. Paul's School, Concord, New Hampshire.

B. The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Streeter, seconded by Councilor Griffin, authorized to appoint Councilor Peter J. Spaulding as a designee of the Executive Council to hold a hearing for a proposal for the refinancing of existing indebtedness, construction, renovation and purchase of equipment project in connection with Spaulding Youth Center, Northfield, New Hampshire.

C. The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Griffin, authorized to appoint Councilor Bernard A. Streeter, Jr. as a designee of the Executive Council to hold a hearing for a proposal for the refinancing of existing indebtedness, construction, renovation and purchase of equipment project in connection with The Cheshire Medical Center, Keene, New Hampshire.

DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

D. The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Griffin, authorized the request of the Town of Wolfeboro to construct a cantilevered pier adjacent to a finger of the "U" configured commercial docking structure adjacent to the Wolfeboro town docks on property located on Lake Winnipesaukee in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire.

DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE ADMINISTRATION

E. The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Streeter, authorized 5-Year Service Contract with Computers Etc. of NH, Inc., in the amount of $110,433, through June 30, 2003 for the maintenance of the personal computer equipment, and for the relocation of the personal computers and peripherals to 45 Chenell Drive, Concord, New Hampshire.

F. The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, authorized Contract with International Business Machines Corporation, Smyrna, GA, in the amount of $10,710, through September 15, 1998 for the conversion of the database to the new AS 400 mainframe computer. SOLE SOURCE

G. The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized Contract with McLaughlin Transportation Systems, Inc., Nashua, in the amount of $23,000, through September 30, 1998 for the relocation of the department to Chenell Drive, Concord, New Hampshire.

H. The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, authorized Contract with International Business Machines Corporation, Smyrna, GA, in the amount of $3,669 through September 30, 1998 for the relocation of the AS 400 mainframe computer and its database to Chenell Drive, Concord, New Hampshire. SOLE SOURCE

I. The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, authorized Contract with Ficke & Associates, Inc., dba International Public Access Technologies of Cincinnati, OH, in the amount of $4,400, through September 30, 1998 for the relocation of the department's Telefile Interactive Voice Response System with personal computer file options. SOLE SOURCE

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

J. The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Streeter, authorized Resolution that Robert T. Fortier, Laconia, be appointed to the Layout Commission for the Laconia project to replace James Downs, Laconia, previously appointed on April 15, 1998.

TABLE ITEMS

DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY

#129 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Burton, voted to remove #129 from Table. Councilor Normand, seconded by Councilor Griffin, voted to approve, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, the request for a One-year Agreement with Coopers & Lybrand of Manchester in the amount of $100,000.00, for system analysis and programming services to update the motor vehicle registration system to enable Municipal Agents to be integrated with the Division of Motor Vehicles' central data base system. SOLE SOURCE

#130 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Burton, voted to remove #130 from Table. Councilor Normand, seconded by Councilor Griffin voted to approve, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, the request for a One-year Agreement with Coopers & Lybrand of Manchester in the amount of $25,000.00, for the period from July 1, 1998 through June 30, 1999 for programming services for maintenance and upgrades on the Road Toll client server system. SOLE SOURCE

#131 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Burton, voted to remove #131 from Table. Councilor Normand, seconded by Councilor Griffin voted to approve, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, the request for a Two-year Retroactive Agreement with Computer Projects of Illinois, Inc., Westmont, Illinois, in the amount of $76,000.00, payable in two annual installments of $38,000.00 each, for July 1, 1997 to June 30, 1999, for preventative maintenance and system upgrade services of software provided to the Department of Safety by CPI. SOLE SOURCE

#132 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Burton, voted to remove #132 from Table. Councilor Normand, seconded by Councilor Griffin voted to approve, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, the request for a Two-year Retroactive Agreement with Wang Laboratories of Billerica, MA in the amount of $60,000.00, for July 1, 1997 to June 30, 1999 for preventative maintenance, remedial maintenance and engineering changes to equipment and system software comprising the State Police switching and Criminal History computer systems. SOLE SOURCE

The next Governor and Executive Council meeting is scheduled for June 24, 1998 at 10:30 a.m. at State House, Concord, New Hampshire

The Honorable Board then Adjourned

 

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