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July 10, 2002
 

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GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MINUTES
Merrimack Courthouse Merrimack, New Hampshire
July 10, 2002 10:30 a.m.

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

The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Wheeler, seconded by Councilor Burton, accepted the minutes of the June 26, 2002 meeting.

The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Wieczorek, seconded by Councilor Griffin, confirmed the appointment of the several persons nominated for Civil Commissions from the June 26, 2002 meeting.

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

CONFIRMATIONS

The Governor and Executive Council confirmed the following:

DEPUTY ADJUTANT GENERAL
Major General Joseph K. Simeone, Stratham
Reappointment
Effective: July 15, 2002
Term: July 15, 2006
Salary: $69,743

STATE APPRENTICESHIP COUNCIL
Dennis E. Adams, Hampton
Labor
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: June 25, 2006

STATE APPRENTICESHIP COUNCIL
Gerard Perron, New Boston
Employer
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: June 25, 2006

BOARD OF BARBERING, COSMETOLOGY AND ESTHETICS
Leanne F. Lummis, Windham
Esthetician
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: June 30, 2007

STATE BOARD OF CONCILIATION AND ARBITRATION
Edward Clancy, Dover
Nominated by board members
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: July 1, 2005

STATE BOARD OF CONCILIATION AND ARBITRATION
Brian Mitchell, Manchester
Alternate member representing employees
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: July 1, 2005

STATE BOARD OF CONCILIATION AND ARBITRATION
Rose Marie Phillips, Manchester
Alternate representing employers
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: July 1, 2005

ENHANCED 911 COMMISSION
Richard A. Bernard, Durham
Public Member
Reappointment
Effective: July 22, 2002
Term: July 22, 2005

BOARD OF REGISTRATION OF FUNERAL DIRECTORS AND EMBALMERS
Susan A. Simonds, Swanzey Center
Succeeding: Robert Diluzio, Sr. Keene
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: June 13, 2007

NEW HAMPSHIRE HEALTH AND EDUCATION FACILITIES AUTHORITY
Mary W. McLaughlin, Bedford
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: June 30, 2007

ACTING COMMISSIONER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
Kathleen G. Sgambati, Tilton
Effective: July 31, 2002
Term: To serve at the pleasure of the Governor and Council
Salary: $100,690

HEALTHY KIDS SUBCOMMITTEE
Linda L. Garrish, Manchester
Vacancy
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: Two years from date of appointment

PASSENGER TRAMWAY SAFETY BOARD
Robert Hoyt, Madison
Cable Lift
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: June 20, 2006

DIRECTOR OF THE DIVISION OF PORTS AND HARBORS
Geno Marconi, Portsmouth
Succeeding: Craig Wheeler, Greenland (resigned)
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: July 1, 2006
Salary: Established by the Board of Directors of the Pease Development Authority (RSA 12-G:43 II)

POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION COMMISSION
Stanley A. Colla, Jr., Hanover
Upon recommendation of the NH College and University Council
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: June 30, 2007

POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION COMMISSION
Hannah M. McCarthy, Nashua
Upon recommendation of the NH College and University Council
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: June 30, 2007

POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION COMMISSION
Kenneth R. Rhodes, Auburn
Lay Public
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: June 30, 2007

NEW HAMPSHIRE RETIREMENT SYSTEM BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Andrea Amodeo-Vickery, Amherst
Non-member trustee
Reappointment
Effective: July 13, 2002
Term: July 13, 2004

NEW HAMPSHIRE RETIREMENT SYSTEM BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Brian W. Morrissey, Nashua
Nominated by the New Hampshire State Permanent Firemen's Association
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: July 1, 2004

DIRECTOR OF PROJECT DEVELOPMENT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
David J. Brillhart, Concord
Nominated by the Commissioner of the Department of Transportation
Succeeding: Robert W. Greer, Contoocook (resigned)
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: February 18, 2003
Salary: Group II, Step 1 - $65,540

TRANSPORTATION APPEALS BOARD
Roy W. Tilsley, Jr., Londonderry
Alternate/General Public
Succeeding: Thomas F. Torr, Manchester
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: May 7, 2005

STATE VETERANS COUNCIL
John Jacobsmeyer, Jr., Northwood
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: June 30, 2005

NOMINATIONS

STATE COMMITTEE ON AGING
Rhona Charbonneau (r), Hudson
Hillsborough County
Succeeding: Thaddeus E. Klemarczyk (r), Exeter (reached term limit)
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: June 24, 2005

DEPUTY BANK COMMISSIONER: BANKING DEPARTMENT
Robert A. Fleury, Hopkinton
Recommended by the Bank Commissioner
Vacancy
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: August 1, 2006
Salary: Group GG, Step 3 - $68,170

BOXING & WRESTLING COMMISSION
Robert Stephen, Manchester
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: July 15, 2005

DIVISION OF CHILDREN, YOUTH AND FAMILIES ADVISORY BOARD
Susan Margraf, Keene
Cheshire County
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: July 1, 2005

DIVISION OF CHILDREN, YOUTH AND FAMILIES ADVISORY BOARD
Sandra T. McGonagle, Gilford
Belknap County
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: July 1, 2005

DIVISION OF CHILDREN, YOUTH AND FAMILIES ADVISORY BOARD
Debra Clark Valentine, Lincoln
Grafton County
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: July 11, 2005

COMMISSION TO EXAMINE AND ASSESS THE STATUS OF CIVIC EDUCATION IN NEW HAMPSHIRE
Andrei Campeanu, Derry
Naturalized American Citizen
Vacancy
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: November 1, 2003

COMMISSION TO EXAMINE AND ASSESS THE STATUS OF CIVIC EDUCATION IN NEW HAMPSHIRE
Richard J. Ducey, Center Barnstead
Veteran
Vacancy
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: November 1, 2003

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY
Janice Hill, Concord
Community Development Organization
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: July 1, 2007

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY
David H. Wood, Bethlehem
Community Development Organization
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: July 1, 2007

CONNECTICUT LAKES HEADWATERS CITIZENS COMMISSION
Dana Cabana, Loudon
Vacancy
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: Three years from date of confirmation

CONNECTICUT LAKES HEADWATERS CITIZENS COMMISSION
Alice Chamberlin, Warner
Vacancy
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: Three years from date of confirmation

NEW HAMPSHIRE BOARD OF DENTAL EXAMINERS
Neil S. Hiltunen, DMD, North Hampton
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: July 15, 2007

ENHANCED 911 COMMISSION
David R. Caron, Belmont
Nominated by NH Municipal Association
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: August 12, 2005

ENHANCED 911 COMMISSION
Jill H. Wurm, Londonderry
Nominated by VERIZON
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: July 8, 2005

ACTING COMMISSIONER: DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES
George Dana Bisbee, Concord
Effective: October 10, 2001
Term: To serve at the pleasure of the Governor and Council
Salary: October 10, 2001-December 28, 2001 $83,477 December 28, 2001-

HAZARDOUS MATERIAL TRANSPORTATION ADVISORY BOARD
Lester Bradley, Campton
Public Member
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: July 11, 2005

HAZARDOUS MATERIAL TRANSPORTATION ADVISORY BOARD
William H. Pepler, Jr., Exeter
Public Member
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: July 11, 2005

JOINT PROMOTIONAL PROGRAM STEERING COMMITTEE
Stephen P. Barba, Dixville Notch
Lodging
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: July 13, 2005

JOINT PROMOTIONAL PROGRAM STEERING COMMITTEE
Robert A. Bradley, Epsom
Camping
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: July 13, 2005

JUVENILE PAROLE BOARD
Kathryn D. Kachavas, New Boston
Succeeding: Gail Thomas, Weare (reached term limit)
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: July 1, 2007

CHIEF MEDICAL EXAMINER: DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
Thomas A. Andrew, MD, Contoocook
Nominated by the Attorney General
Reappointment
Effective: August 20, 2002
Term: August 20, 2007
Salary: Group QQ - $121,160

NH RETIREMENT SYSTEM BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Charles Koontz, Hopkinton
Nominated by the NH State Employees Association
Succeeding: Dennis Kinnan, Manchester
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: July 1, 2004

SKYHAVEN AIRPORT COMMISSION
Fred Hochgraf, Durham
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: Three years from date of confirmation

SKYHAVEN AIRPORT COMMISSION
Richard Jackson, Rochester
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: Three years from date of confirmation

ADVISORY COUNCIL ON UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION
Kathy Eneguess, Peterborough
Employers
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: March 26, 2005

ADVISORY COUNCIL ON UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION
Robert E. Martel, Dunbarton
Employees
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: March 26, 2005

WASTE MANAGEMENT COUNCIL
Michael B. Blayney, Etna
Public Health Expert
Succeeding: Richard Dipentima, Lee
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: December 23, 2005

BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY

#1 Hold a Public Hearing with respect to the financing of an industrial facility by the Business Finance Authority for Lew A. Cummings Co., Inc. located in Hooksett, NH. Action will Authorized a Resolution under RSA 162-I:9 to determine the financing will serve a public use, provide public benefit and is within the policy and authority of the Act.

EXTRACT FROM THE MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE GOVERNOR AND COUNCIL HELD JULY 10, 2002 IN THE MERRIMACK COURTHOUSE, MERRIMACK, NH

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 Lew A. Cummings Company, Inc. 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 L. Cummings, owner of the project and Roger Laflamme from Banknorth. Mr. Donovan indicated that a public hearing on the project had been held that morning at 8:30 a.m. at the Business Finance Authority, 14 Dixon Avenue, Concord, NH, and there was no public comment. The Governor then repeated that the proceedings were a public hearing and asked whether any other person wished to speak; [there being none], Councilor Wieczorek 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 FOR LEW A. CUMMINGS COMPANY, INC. IN HOOKSETT, NEW HAMPSHIRE" and moved its adoption, which was seconded by Councilor Griffin. After discussion of the resolution, the Governor called for a vote on the motion. Those voting in favor were: the Governor and Councilor Burton, Councilor Spaulding, councilor Griffin, Councilor Wieczorek, and Councilor Wheeler; those abstaining were Councilor(s): None; and those voting against were Councilor(s): None. The Governor declared that the resolution was passed.

A RESOLUTION UNDER RSA 162-I:9 WITH RESPECT TO THE ISSUANCE OF UP TO $4,500,000 REVENUE BONDS BY THE BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY OF THE STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE TO FINANCE AN INDUSTRIAL FACILITY FOR LEW A. CUMMINGS COMPANY, INC. IN HOOKSETT, 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 Lew A. Cummings Company, Inc. (the "Borrower"), in Hooksett, New Hampshire, by the Authority's issuance of up to $4,500,000 in revenue 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 acquisition and installation of certain manufacturing equipment (the "Project"); 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 Loan Agreement and the other documents to be executed in connection with the issuance of the Bonds, including the Escrow Agreement (collectively, 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.

#1A Hold a Public Hearing with respect to the financing of a loan to Rockingham Economic Development Corp. and Garrison Lane Development Project located in Exeter, NH. Action will Authorized 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.

EXTRACT FROM THE MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE GOVERNOR AND COUNCIL HELD ON JULY 10, 2002 MERRIMACK TOWN HALL, MERRIMACK, NEW HAMPSHIRE

At approximately 11:00 a.m., the Governor announced that the next matter to be considered would be loan made by the Business Finance Authority to Rockingham Economic Development Corporation to finance the development of the Garrison Lane Industrial Park in Exeter, 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 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. Michael Donahue, Senior Credit Officer of the Authority, briefly explained the project. 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 LOAN UNDER RSA 162-A:7 FROM THE BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY TO ROCKINGHAM ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION" and moved its adoption, which was seconded by Councilor Burton . There being no discussion, the Governor called for a vote on the motion. Those voting in favor were: The Governor and Councilor Burton, councilor Spaulding, Councilor Griffin, Councilor Wieczorek, and Councilor Wheeler; those abstaining were Councilor(s): None; and those voting against were Councilor(s): None. The Governor declared that the resolution was passed.

A RESOLUTION UNDER RSA 162-A:18 AWARDING A LOAN UNDER RSA 162-A:7 FROM THE BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY OF THE STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE TO ROCKINGHAM ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION

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 increase a loan by the Authority to Rockingham Economic Development Corporation (the "Borrower") in the original principal amount of $200,000 up to a principal amount of $275,000 to finance the development of a 340 acre industrial park located in Exeter, New Hampshire (the "Loan")

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.

(i) The Loan in consistent with local or regional development plans or policies.

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. 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.

#1B The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton voted to TABLE this request. At the end of the meeting, the Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Girffin, voted to go into non-public session to meet with legal counsel and representatives of the Business Finance Authority to discuss confidential financial information regarding this request. On the motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Wieczorek, the Governor and Executive Councilor voted to come out of non-public session and on motion of Councilor Wieczorek, seconded by Councilor Wheeler removed item 1B from the TABLE. On motion of Councilor Wieczorek, seconded by Councilor Griffin it was voted to Hold a Public Hearing with respect to the financing of a loan to Strafford Economic Development Corp. and Pittsfield Weaving Co., Inc. located in Pittsfield, NH. Action will Authorized 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.

EXTRACT FROM THE MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE GOVERNOR AND COUNCIL HELD ON JULY 10, 2002 MERRIMACK TOWN HALL, MERRIMACK, NEW HAMPSHIRE

At approximately 11:15 a.m., the Governor announced that the next matter to be considered would be the purchase by the Business Finance Authority of a loan to be made by Strafford Economic Development Corporation 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. Michael Donahue, Executive Director of the Authority, briefly explained the project and introduced Dennis McCann, Executive Director of Strafford Economic Development Corporation and . The Governor then repeated that the proceedings were a public hearing and asked whether any other person wished to speak; there being none, Councilor Wieczorek introduced a resolution entitled "A RESOLUTION UNDER RSA 162-A:18 AWARDING A LOAN PURCHASE UNDER RSA 162-A:10 WITH RESPECT TO A CERTAIN LOAN FROM STRAFFORD ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION" and moved its adoption, which was seconded by Councilor Griffin. 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 Wieczorek, and Councilor Wheeler; those abstaining were Councilor(s): None; and those voting against were Councilor(s): None. The Governor declared that the resolution was passed.

A RESOLUTION UNDER RSA 162-A:18 AWARDING A LOAN PURCHASE UNDER RSA 162-A:10 WITH RESPECT TO A CERTAIN LOAN FROM THE STRAFFORD ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION TO PITTSFIELD WEAVING COMPANY, 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 purchase and acquisition by the Authority of a loan in the principal amount of up to Four Hundred and Sixty-One Thousand Dollars ($461,000) (the "Loan") made by the Strafford Economic Development Corporation, a corporation, organized and existing under the laws of the State of New Hampshire and a local development organization (the "Lender") to Pittsfield Weaving Company, Inc., a New Hampshire corporation (the "Borrower") to be used to refinance debt and working capital.

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 purchase of the Loan by the Authority 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 purchase of the 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 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 purchase and acquisition of the Loan will make available funds for the local or regional promotion, encouragement, or development of business activities in an area where such funds are needed; and

(ii) The Loan to be purchased by the Authority does not impose an undue risk of loss to the Authority.

(b) General Findings.

(i) The purchase of the Loan by the Authority as proposed will serve a public use and provide a public benefit.

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

(iii) The purchase of the Loan by the Authority 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 purchase of the Loan by the Authority 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 purchase of the Loan by the Authority as recommended by the Authority and authorize the Authority to cause the execution and delivery of a Loan Purchase Agreement substantially in the form submitted to the Governor and Council and to take such further action under the Act with respect to the transaction as may be required.

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

#1C Hold a Public Hearing with respect to the financing of a loan to Derry Economic Development Corp. and Derry Depot Square Holdings, LLC located in Derry, NH. Action will Authorized 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.

EXTRACT FROM THE MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE GOVERNOR AND COUNCIL HELD ON JULY 10, 2002 MERRIMACK TOWN HALL, MERRIMACK, NEW HAMPSHIRE

At approximately 10:20 a.m., the Governor announced that the next matter to be considered would be loan made by the Business Finance Authority to Derry Economic Development Corporation to finance the development of the Derry Train Depot in Derry, 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 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. Michael Donahue, Senior Credit Officer of the Authority, briefly explained the project and introduced Cheri Crawford of Derry Economic Development Corporation. The Governor then repeated that the proceedings were a public hearing and asked whether any other person wished to speak; there being none, Councilor Wieczorek introduced a resolution entitled "A RESOLUTION UNDER RSA 162-A:18 AWARDING A LOAN UNDER RSA 162-A:7 FROM THE BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY TO DERRY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION" and moved its adoption, which was seconded by Councilor Griffin. 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 Wieczorek, and Councilor Wheeler; those abstaining were Councilor(s): None; and those voting against were Councilor(s): None. The Governor declared that the resolution was passed.

A RESOLUTION UNDER RSA 162-A:18 AWARDING A LOAN UNDER RSA 162-A:7 FROM THE BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY OF THE STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE TO DERRY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION

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 Derry Economic Development Corporation (the "Borrower") in the original principal amount of up to $100,000 to provide financing to the Depot Square Steakhouse, Inc. for renovations to the Derry train depot. (the "Loan")

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.

(i) The Loan in consistent with local or regional development plans or policies.

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. 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.

#1D Hold a Public Hearing to approve an award of a State Guarantee under RSA 162-A:13 with respect to a loan from Boston Federal Savings Bank and Tomac Packaging, Inc, Acme Staple Co., and RLG Equipment in Franklin, NH. Action will Authorized a Resolution under RSA 162-I:18 to determine the financing will serve a public use, provide public benefit and is within the policy and authority of the Act.

EXTRACT FROM THE MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE GOVERNOR AND COUNCIL HELD ON JULY 10, 2002 MERRIMACK TOWN HALL, MERRIMACK, NEW HAMPSHIRE

At approximately 10:25 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 Boston Federal Savings Bank to Tomac Packaging, Inc., Acme Staple Company, Inc., and RLG Equipment and declared that the public hearing on the subject had commenced. He said that he and the members of the Council had received written material from the Authority with respect to the proposed loans and State guarantee. The Governor then said that the meeting would hear anyone wishing to speak on the subject and introduced Michael B. Donahue, Senior Credit Officer of the Authority who briefly explained the project and introduced Onno Boswinkel of Acme Staple Company, 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 Spaulding 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 BOSTON FEDERAL SAVINGS BANK TO TOMAC PACKAGING, INC., ACME STAPLE COMPANY, INC., AND RLG EQUIPMENT, LLC" and moved its adoption, which was seconded by Councilor Burton. There being no discussion, the Governor called for a vote on the motion. Those voting in favor were: The Governor and Councilors Burton, Councilor Spaulding, Councilor Griffin, Councilor Wieczorek, and Councilor Wheeler; those abstaining were Councilor(s): None; and those voting against were Councilor(s): None. The Governor declared that the resolution was passed.

A RESOLUTION UNDER RSA 162-A:18 AWARDING A STATE GUARANTEE UNDER RSA 162-A:13 WITH RESPECT TO A LOAN FROM BOSTON FEDERAL SAVINGS BANK TO TOMAC PACKAGING, INC., ACME STAPLE CO., INC. AND RLG EQUIPMENT, LLC

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 percent (70%) of the principal amount of a loan up to $400,000 from Boston Federal Savings Bank to Tomac Packaging Company, Inc., Acme Staple Company, Inc., and RLG Equipment,LLC 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 ninety percent (70%) 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.

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.

OFFICE OF STATE PLANNING

#2 Authorized agreement with Save Wetlands and Manage Pests, Inc., York, ME in the amount of $39,700 under the provisions of the NH Coastal Program to carry out a Phragmites Mitigation Project. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003. Funds are 100% federal.

#3 Authorized Memorandum of Agreement with the University of NH, Dept. of Resource Economics & Development, Durham, NH in the amount of $15,000 for the purpose of conducting a stakeholder group survey as a public involvement tool under the Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2002.

#4 Authorized agreement with West Environmental, Inc., Lee, NH in the amount of $50,000 under the provisions of the NH Estuaries Project to develop and implement a Management Plan to protect, restore and manage the state's estuarine systems. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2003.

#5 Authorized agreement with Upper Valley Lake Sunapee Regional Planning Commission, Lebanon, NH in the amount of $20,707 to enable the UVLSRPC to continue their efforts to address local, municipal and regional planning issues. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003.

#6 Authorized agreement with Nashua Regional Planning Commission, Nashua, NH in the amount of $28,391 to enable the NRPC to continue their efforts to address local, municipal and regional planning issues. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003.

#7 Authorized agreement with Strafford Regional Planning Commission, Dover, NH in the amount of $21,393 to enable the SRPC to continue their efforts to address local, municipal and regional planning issues. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003.

#8 Authorized agreement with Southwest Region Planning Commission, Keene, NH in the amount of $23,971 to enable the SRPC to continue their efforts to address local, municipal and regional planning issues. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003.

#9 Authorized agreement with Rockingham Planning Commission, Exeter, NH in the amount of $28,590 to enable the RPC to continue their efforts to address local, municipal and regional planning issues. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003.

#10 Authorized agreement with Lakes Region Planning Commission, Meredith, NH in the amount of $25,752 to enable the LRPC to continue their efforts to address local, municipal and regional planning issues. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003.

#11 Authorized agreement with Central NH Regional Planning Commission, Concord, NH in the amount of $22,277 to enable the CNHRPC to continue their efforts to address local, municipal and regional planning issues. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003.

#12 Authorized sole source agreement with NH Community Loan Fund, Concord, NH in the amount of $40,000 under the provisions of the Community Development Block Grant Program to develop curriculum and provide group training, technical assistance and networking for staff. Effective upon G&C approval to June 30, 2003.

#12A Authorized agreement with the Town of Northumberland, NH in the amount of $350,000 under the provisions of the Community Block Development Grant Program to make improvements to the municipal water and sewer distribution systems in the "Hill" area of Town. Effective upon G&C approval until December 31, 2003.

GOVERNOR'S OFFICE OF ENERGY & COMMUNITY SERVICES

#13 Authorized agreement with Graphic Details, Inc., Portsmouth, NH in an amount not to exceed $7,000 to provide graphic design services, including concept & electronic layout for a publication on energy supply, demand and cost in NH. Not low bidder. Effective upon G&C approval through August 30, 2002.

ADJUTANT GENERAL

#14 Authorized nomination of Major James M. Moody for promotion to the rank of Lt. Colonel, NH Army National Guard. This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade.

#15 Authorized nomination of Major Robert W. Tetreault for promotion to the rank of Lt. Colonel, NH Army National Guard. This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade.

#16 Authorized nomination of Major Richard P. Flynn for promotion to the rank of Lt. Colonel, NH Army National Guard. This office meets all prerequisites for this grade.

#17 Authorized confirmation of Captain Anna M.H. Noetzel for promotion to the rank of Major, NH Army National Guard. Nomination approved at G&C on June 26, 2002.

#18 Authorized confirmation of Lt. Col. Jeffrey R. Vorce for promotion to the rank of Lt. Colonel, NH Army National Guard. Nomination approved at G&C on June 26, 2002.

#19 Authorized retroactive amendment to an agreement with SEA Consultants, Cambridge, MA for the design of the Army Aviation Support Facility to extend the completion date from June 27, 2002 to December 31, 2002 to respond to the delay in the facility construction bid opening.

New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery

#20 Authorized to accept material donations in the amount of $200 to be used for the betterment of the cemetery as described in letter of June 14, 2002.

ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

#21 Authorized payment in the amount of $9,600 to the National Association of State Budget Officers, Washington, DC for Fiscal Year 2003 membership dues.

#21A Authorized Bureau of Emergency Communications, Enhanced 9-1-1 Commission to enter into an amended service agreement with New England Telephone and Telegraph d/b/a NYNEX d/b/a Bell Atlantic d/b/a Verizon, Manchester, NH to extend the expiration date for the period of July 5, 2002 to July 5, 2003 with an increase in price limitation to $104,500 per month not to exceed $1,254,000. (originally approved by G&C on 7/13/94, tabled item #45 and amended on 6/21/00, item #28 and 6/20/01, item #32B).

#21B Authorized agreement with Wayn-o'S Disposal Service, Lancaster, NH in an amount not to exceed $7,020 for solid waste collection and removal services at the Coos County Superior Court, Lancaster, NH. Effective July 10, 2002 to June 30, 2005.

#21C Authorized Bureau of Purchase & Property to enter into a statewide agreement with listed vendors, Attachment A in letter of July 2, 2002 in order to enroll providers into the multi-state contract enrollment process for information technology services. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2005. (2) Further Authorized permission to implement these agreements under an approved process.

#21D Authorized Data Center three-year agreement with Computer Associates International, Inc., Islandia, NY in the amount of $1,185,000 for the license and maintenance of utility software used in conjunction with applications run on the mainframe computers and DHHS's open systems network. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2005.

JUSTICE DEPARTMENT

#22 Authorized reappointment of Kelly A. Ayotte as an Assistant Attorney General at salary level of Step O, Grade II (remaining the same) for term ending July 1, 2007.

#23 Authorized appointment of Richard W. Head as an Assistant Attorney General at a salary of $56,560 for a term ending September 28, 2004.

#24 Authorized to enter into sub-grants with the jurisdictions listed in June 25, 2002 letter in the amount of $82,573.38 to purchase personal protective equipment for local law enforcement and emergency medical services personnel. Effective from G&C approval to March 3, 2003.

#25 Authorized to enter into sub-grants for the 2001 Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws Grant Program with Ashland, Milford and Weare Police Departments in the amount of $39,418 to conduct additional liquor establishment compliance checks and patrols. Effective July 10, 2002 to May 31, 2003.

#26 Authorized to retroactively enter into sub-grants totaling $210,182 with agencies listed on the June 26, 2002 letter to expand mentoring services throughout the state. Effective July 1, 2002 to September, 30, 2005.

TREASURY

#27 Authorized Comptroller to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated, and State Treasurer to issue a check in the amount of $9.90 to Arthur Booth for funds from a check that was lapsed to the general fund.

#28 Authorized Comptroller to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated, and State Treasurer to issue checks in the amount of $4,436.46 to pay claims for the Abandoned Property Division.

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

#29 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Wieczorek, seconded by Councilor Wheeler, with Councilor Griffin voting NO, authorized NH State Conservation Committee to enter into an agreement with Rockingham County Conservation District, Brentwood, NH in the amount of $20,000 to provide administrative services for the NHSCC. Effective upon G&C through June 30, 2003.

DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL RESOURCES

#30 Authorized Division of Libraries to retroactively accept a donation of six pairs of microfilm cabinets valued at $54,000 from Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, delivered on February 8, 2002. (2) Further authorized payment to Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH at a cost not to exceed $5,399.64 for transportation of six pairs of microfilm cabinets. (3) Further authorized retroactive agreement with Library Interiors, LLC, Manchester, NH in the amount of $6,060 for the installation and assembling of six pairs of microfilm cabinets at the NH State Library.

EMPLOYMENT SECURITY

#31 Authorized service contract with Retail Floor Waxing, Concord, NH in an amount not to exceed $9,000 annually to provide janitorial services for the NHES Laconia Local Job & Information Center. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003.

#32 Authorized service contract with White Bear Cleaning, Hooksett, NH in an amount not to exceed $6,408 annually to provide janitorial services for the NHES Salem Local Job & Information Center. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2005.

#33 Authorized service contract with JanPro Cleaning Systems, Salem, NH in an amount not to exceed $6,300 annually to provide janitorial services for the NHES Nashua Local Job & Information Center. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2005.

#34 Authorized retroactive amendment to agreement with North Carolina Employment Security Commission, Raleigh, NC allowing NHES to accept and expend an additional $12,500 from the NCESC increasing the agreement from $37,500 to $50,000 as reimbursement for travel and related costs incurred by NHES staff for voluntary participation in the ALMIS Database consortium in conjunction with this agreement. (2) Further extend the termination date from December 31, 2001 to December 31, 2002.

#35 Authorized an amended agreement with Vikor, Inc., Waltham, MA increasing the original total of $446,876.51 by $180,000 to a new total of $626,876.51 for web enabled claims application system development and to extend the end date from September 30, 2002 to September 30, 2003.

#35A Authorized retroactive three-year service agreement with AB Dick Products, Westbrook, ME in the amount of $2,600 per year for a total price limitation of $7,800 for collator maintenance services. Effective July 1, 2001 through June 30, 2004.

LIQUOR COMMISSION

#36 Authorized retroactive three-year agreement with Monadnock Disposal Service, Inc., Jaffrey, NH in an amount not to exceed $24,252.80 for rubbish removal services at various liquor store locations throughout the state. Effective from July 1, 2002 through June 30, 2005.

#37 Authorized retroactive three-year agreement with Whiting's Rubbish Removal, Littleton, NH in an amount not to exceed $5,834.40 for rubbish removal services at various liquor stores locations throughout the state. Effective from July 1, 2002 through June 30, 2005.

#38 Authorized Amendment #1 agreement with New Hampshire Stories, Inc., Manchester, NH for the sole purpose of adding additional requirements to the existing agreement. This amendment will change the area to be leased from the Lottery room located at the NH State Liquor Store on I95, North Hampton, NH to an area consisting of 390 sq. ft. located between the entrance and exit area. (Five-year lease approved at G&C on 4/11/01, item #40).

#39 Authorized Amendment #1 on a retroactive, sole-source agreement with ACR Systems, Jacksonville, FL for the purpose of adding additional requirements to the existing contract to continue point-of-sale software licensing and maintenance. Amendment increases the price limitation by $576,175 from $2,996,395.03 to $3,572,570.03 and extends the termination date from June 30, 2002 to June 30, 2007. (original contract with vendor approved by G&C on 7/1/22, item 67A).

DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

#40 Authorized retroactive two-year lease agreement with Grafton County Commissioners, North Haverhill, NH in the amount of $32,244.28 for the Probation/Parole District from July 1, 2002 through June 30, 2004.

#41 Authorized two-year agreement with Brigade Fire Protection, Inc., Boscawen, NH in the amount of $37,440 for inspections and repairs on sprinkler systems at the Northern Correctional Facility, Berlin, NH. Effective upon G&C approval for two years and contains one renewal option for an additional two years.

#42 Authorized Amendment #1 on an agreement with Concord Fire Extinguisher Service, Concord, NH to provide portable fire extinguisher and range guard maintenance, inspection, testing and recharging in Correctional facilities by increasing the price $16,110 from $16,110 to $32,220 and extending the end date from August 1, 2002 to July 31, 2004.

#43 On motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, with Councilors Wieczorek and Wheeler voting NO, authorized retroactive reclassification of Electronic Technician II, LG 20, A130 to Technical Support Specialist III, LG 25, A000 in concurrence with the decision of the Director of Personnel. Effective June 21, 2002.

DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

#44 Authorized to retroactively exercise a 5-year extension option of a sublease agreement with Pease Development Authority, Portsmouth, NH, for the 6,134 sq. ft. facility housing the International Trade Resource Center, in the amount of $73.608 annually. Term of extension is from July 1, 2002 through June 30, 2007.

Division of Forests and Lands

#45 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Sky Bright, Inc., Gilford, NH in the amount of $1,100 for Insect & Disease Sketchmapping. Effective upon G&C approval to April 30, 2003.

#46 Authorized to accept a donation of $15,255 from the Samuel P. Pardoe Foundation, Boston, MA for NH Natural Heritage Inventory to purchase computer hardware and software in order to participate in the NH GIS Conservation Collaborative's Interactive Wildlife Web Page Project. (2) Further Authorized disbursement of funds as detailed in June 11, 2002 letter. (3) Further Authorized agreement, in the amount of $2,800 with The Nature Conservancy for Nature Conservancy staff housed at Natural Heritage to receive training in using the new Biotics program and assist with data development. Effective upon G&C approval to January 1, 2003.

Division of Parks and Recreation

#47 Authorized agreement with Marbucco Corp., d/b/a Granite State Glass, Belmont, NH in the amount of $8,190 for the installation of glass windows at the Sunapee Beach bathhouse, Sunapee, NH. Effective upon G&C approval through July 31, 2002..

#48 Authorized retroactive agreement with the six rubbish removal companies detailed on the letter of June 11, 2002 in the amount of $109,200.42 to remove rubbish at various State Parks. Effective July 1, 2002 through June 30, 2003.

#49 Authorized retroactive Memorandum of Agreement with the Pease Development Authority, Division of Ports and Harbors, Portsmouth, NH for the management of the recreational and commercial interest areas at Rye Harbor Marina and Hampton Harbor Marina. Effective from May 1, 2002 through April 30, 2007.

#50 Authorized agreement with SnoCountry Ski Conditions report in an amount of $5,940 and New England Ski Areas Council, Lebanon, NH in the amount of $1,328.46 to receive reports and pay annual membership dues for the 2002/2003 ski season.

#51 Authorized to accept a donation of $200 from the Northwest Elementary School Fund, Manchester, NH for a gift to the Bear Brook Nature Center, Bear Brook State Park.

Travel and Tourism Development

#52 Authorized to exercise renewal option agreement with Plymouth State College, Institute for NH Studies, Plymouth, NH in the amount of $72,583.86 for research projects. Effective upon G&C approval to June 30, 2003.

FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT

#53 Authorized to accept donation of video surveillance equipment valued at $6,000 from the Safari Club International, New England Chapter to record unattended operations in a wide array of wildlife law enforcement and criminal scenarios. NH Fish & Game Commission approved the acceptance of this donation during their March 20, 2002 meeting.

#54 Authorized two-year agreement with Solution Cleaning Service, Tilton, NH up to the amount of $3,840 per fiscal year for a total of $7,680 to provide janitorial services at the Region 2 Office. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2004. Option to renew for an additional two-year period subject to G&C approval.

#55 Authorized agreement with Richard Boulanger, Littleton, NH in an amount not to exceed $5,680 for boundary line maintenance work including witness of boundary lines and corners of three of the Department's Wildlife Management Areas. Effective upon G&C approval through October 31, 2002.

#56 Authorized agreement with Vollmer Associates, LP, Concord, NH in an amount not to exceed $19,900 for boundary line maintenance work including witness of boundary lines and corners of eight of the Department's Wildlife Management Areas. Effective upon G&C approval through October 31, 2002.

#57 Authorized to accept and expend an additional $45,000 in federal funds from the US Fish & Wildlife Service for use in the construction of the Barry Conservation Camp Dining Hall/Kitchen/Bathroom Facility. Effective upon G&C approval.

#58 Authorized agreement with Vermont Mechanical, Inc. d/b/a Encompass Mechanical Services, S. Burlington, VT in the amount of $62,899 for the mechanical and plumbing systems in conjunction with the new Barry Camp Dining Hall/Bathroom building at the Berlin Hatchery. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003. (2) Further Authorized a contingency of $5,032 for the payment of latent conditions which may occur during construction of the project.

DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

#59 Authorized to accept and expend $35,774.75 in federal funds from the US Environmental Protection Agency to purchase equipment for DES's Hazardous Waste Imaging System. Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2002.

#60 Authorized Water Division and NH Fish & Game Department to enter into an agreement to perform emergency work on Stratford Bog Dam, Stratford, NH. Effective upon G&C approval and in effect for six months after the start of the work. (2) Further Authorized Fish & Game to provide funding for the work and to reimburse Maintenance of Dams Construction Account for actual expense incurred in an amount not to exceed $40,000. (3) Further Authorized NHDES to expend funds not to exceed $40,000 from NHFG to perform emergency work at Stratford Bog Dam. (4) Further Authorized NHDES, Dam Bureau, Maintenance Section to perform the emergency work at Stratford Bog Dam on a force account basis.

#61 Authorized to amend contract with City of Dover, NH by increasing the funding amount from $15,000 to $29,850 to remediate additional illicit discharges to the storm drainage system. Payment schedule includes an advance payment of $3,000. (original contract approved by G&C on 9/19/01, item).

#62 Authorized grant agreement with Town of Durham, NH in the amount of $5,605 for storm drainage system mapping. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2002.

#63 Authorized to award two Local Source Water Protection grants in the amount of $15,000 each for a total of $30,000 to Pennichuck Water Works, Nashua, NH and the Town of Plaistow, NH to complete projects to protect drinking water from contamination. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003.

#64 Authorized to award a Household Hazardous Waste grant to Lakes Region Planning Commission, Meredith, NH in an amount not to exceed $23,230.75 for the purpose of conducting a household hazardous waste collection project. Effective upon G&C approval through September 15, 2002.

#65 Authorized loan agreement with Pennichuck East Utility, Inc., Nashua, NH in the amount of $462,000 to finance the replacement of the existing distribution system serving Green Hills Estates Mobile Home Park, Raymond, NH as outlined in letter of June 19, 2002. Contingent upon the execution of the documentation outlined in the attached closing agenda.

#66 Authorized amendment to loan agreement with the Town of Newport, NH increasing it by $110,000 to $458,000 for the purpose of completing the South Main Street Sewer Project. Effective upon G&C approval.

#67 Authorized Supplemental Loan Agreement with the City of Manchester, NH to amend the Original Loan Agreement in the amount of $5,850,000 reducing the loan by $3,370,635,98 for a principal amount of $2,479,364.02. (originally approved by G&C on 10/14/99, item #33).

#68 Authorized grant agreement with the University of NH, Office of Sponsored Research, Durham, NH in the amount of $78,240 for development and implementation of nutrient management plans on NH farms. (2)Further Authorized DES to award an advance payment in the amount of $15,000 to UNH in accordance with the terms of the grant agreement. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2004.

#69 Authorized DES to approve a grant for the Town of Milford, NH in the amount of $25,045 for an Infiltration/Inflow Study and a grant for the City of Concord, NH in the amount of $427,527 for a Diffused Aeration Odor Control System. These grants are being issued under the provisions of RSA 486 for wastewater projects.

#70 Authorized agreement with Eastern Analytical, Inc., Concord, NH in the amount of $150,000 for sludge analysis. Effective upon G&C approval to June 30, 2004.

#71 Authorized agreement with Frank J. Pescinski d/b/a Pescinski Industrial Painting, Hill, NH in the amount of $54,340 for sandblasting and painting of exposed concrete and exterior covers, piping and other miscellaneous metalwork on four anaerobic sludge digesters at the Franklin Wastewater Treatment Plant. Effective upon G&C approval through November 30, 2002.

#72 Authorized agreements with nine Regional Planning Agencies in NH as detailed in letter of June 26, 2002 in the amount of $225,000 in order to implement the sixth year of the Regional Environmental Planning Program. Effective upon G&C approval through June 3, 2003.

HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
Community & Public Health

#73 Authorized, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO, the Division of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion agreement with the Adolescent Drug and Alcohol Prevention Tools, Inc, Lincoln, NH in the amount of $40,488 to develop community and school-based tobacco prevention interventions with the option for renewal for one subsequent year pending acceptable performance and receipt of anticipated funding. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003.

Behavioral Health

#74 Authorized agreement with The Stepping Stone Drop-In Center Assn., Claremont, NH in the amount of $299,169 to provide peer support services. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003. (2) Further authorized an advance payment up to a maximum of one-twelfth of the agreement price limitation.

#75 Authorized retroactive agreement with Headrest, Inc., Lebanon, NH in an amount not to exceed $25,000 to provide services to homeless individuals. Effective January 1, 2002 through December 31,2002.

#76 Authorized agreement on behalf of the Children's Care Management Collaborative with Southeastern Regional Education Service Center, Inc., Bedford, NH in an amount not to exceed $77,100 to provide technical assistance and supports to CCMC which serves children with disabilities and their families. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003. Renewable for one additional year upon G&C approval.

#77 Authorized agreement with Seacoast Mental Health Consumer Alliance, Inc., Portsmouth, NH in an amount not to exceed $181,660 to provide peer support services. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003. (2) Further Authorized an advance payment up to a maximum of one-twelfth of the agreement price limitation.

New Hampshire Hospital

#78 Authorized agreement with New England Emergency Response Systems, Inc., Dover, NH in the amount of $11,500 to provide emergency response equipment and service for Transitional Housing Services for the mentally ill on State Office Park South Campus. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2004.

#78A Authorized amendment to retroactive sole-source agreement with the Trustees of Dartmouth College, Department of Psychiatry, Hanover, NH for psychiatric and clinical services increasing the price limitation by $249,480 from $30,729,285 to $30,978,765 for a total agreement increase of $7,392,595 to $7,642,075. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003. (originally approved by G&C on 6/24/98, item #150 and amended 9/6/00, item #68).

Family Assistance

#79 Authorized retroactive sole-source agreement with the University of NH, Office of Sponsored Research, Durham, NH in the amount of $241,422 to complete State Welfare Reform Evaluation study. Retroactive to October 1, 2001 through December 29, 2002.

Children, Youth & Families

#80 Authorized amendment to retroactive agreement between DCYF and the Division of Juvenile Justice Services with Lutheran Community Services of NH, Concord, NH by increasing the price limitation $840,858 to a new price limitation of $2,464,170. LCSNNE provides a 12-bed female short-staff secure care shelter facility in Antrim, NH Effective July 1, 2002 through June 30, 2003.

#81 Authorized, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO, retroactive amendment to agreement with University System of NH, College for Lifelong Learning, Durham, NH for early child care tuition assistance by extending the termination date to June 30, 2003. Effective June 30, 2001. (originally approved by G&C on 8/18/99, item #148 and amended on 12/20/00, item #99).

Elderly and Adult Services

#82 Authorized, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO, retroactive agreement with Institute on Gero-technology, Peterborough, NH in an amount not to exceed $43,458 to teach computer literacy skills to seniors. Effective July 1, 2002 through June 30, 2003.

#83 Authorized amendment to retroactive sole-source agreement with Tri-County Community Action Program, Inc. Berlin, NH acting as fiscal agent for Coos County ServiceLink to provide information and referral services to elderly and chronically ill adults, family caregiver supports and education related to medication management by increasing the agreement amount by $121,870 from $211,024.66 to $332,894.66 and extending the termination date retroactively from July 1, 2002 through June 30, 2003. (originally approved by G&C on 8/23/2000, item #127 and amended on 6/20/01, item #212, 10/10/01, items #110 and 2/20/02, item #79).

#84 Authorized amendment to retroactive sole-source agreement with Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties, Inc., Concord, NH acting as fiscal agent for Merrimack County Servicelink to provide information and referral services to elderly and chronically ill adults, family caregiver supports and education related to medication management by increasing the agreement amount by $121,870 from $193,858 to $315,728. and extending the termination date retroactively from July 1, 2002 through June 30, 2003. (originally approved by G&C on 8/23/2000, item #121 and amended on 6/20/01, item #213 and 10/20/01, item #106).

#85 Authorized amendment to retroactive sole-source agreement with Grafton County Senior Citizens Council, Lebanon NH acting as fiscal agent for Southern Grafton County ServiceLink to provide information and referral services to elderly and chronically ill adults, family caregiver supports and education related to medication management by increasing the agreement amount by $121,870 from $265,024.66 to $386,894.66 and extending the termination date retroactively from July 1, 2002 through June 30, 2003. (originally approved by G&C on 8/23/2000, item #128 and amended on 6/20/01, item #210, and 2/20/02, item #70).

#86 Authorized amendment to retroactive sole-source agreement with The Community Council of Nashua,. Nashua, NH acting as fiscal agent for Greater Nashua ServiceLink to provide information and referral services to elderly and chronically ill adults, family caregiver supports and education related to medication management by increasing the agreement amount by $121,870 from $211,024.66 to $332,894.66 and extending the termination date retroactively from July 1, 2002 through June 30, 2003. (originally approved by G&C on 8/23/2000, item #122 and amended on 6/20/01, item #216, 11/7/01, items #76 and 2/20/02, item #76).

#87 Authorized amendment to retroactive sole-source agreement with Pilot Health, LLC, Keene, NH acting as fiscal agent for Monadnock ServiceLink to provide information and referral services to elderly and chronically ill adults, family caregiver supports and education related to medication management by increasing the agreement amount by $121,870 from $211,024.66 to $332,894.66. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003. (originally approved by G&C on 8/23/2000, item #119 and amended on 6/20/01, item #119, 10/10/01, items #104 and 2/20/02, item #217).

#88 Authorized amendment to retroactive sole-source agreement with Easter Seals New Hampshire, Inc,. Manchester, NH acting as fiscal agent for Northern Hillsborough County ServiceLink to provide information and referral services to elderly and chronically ill adults, family caregiver supports and education related to medication management by increasing the agreement amount by $121,870 from $211,024.66 to $332,894.66. Effective from date of G&C approval through June 30, 2003. (originally approved by G&C on 8/23/2000, item #123 and amended on 6/20/01, item #211, 10/10/01, items #98 and 2/20/02, item #78).

#89 Authorized amendment to retroactive sole-source agreement with Newport Senior Center, Inc. Newport, NH acting as fiscal agent for Sullivan County ServiceLink to provide information and referral services to elderly and chronically ill adults, family caregiver supports and education related to medication management by increasing the agreement amount by $121,870 from $211,024.66 to $332,894.66 and extending the termination date retroactively from July 1, 2002 through June 30, 2003. (originally approved by G&C on 8/23/2000, item #114 and amended on 6/20/01, item #214, 10/10/01, items #105 and 2/20/02, item #73).

#90 Authorized amendment to retroactive sole-source agreement with Crotched Mountain Community Care, Inc., Portsmouth , NH acting as fiscal agent for Rockingham County Seacoast ServiceLink to provide information and referral services to elderly and chronically ill adults, family caregiver supports and education related to medication management by increasing the agreement amount by $121,870 from $211,024.66 to $332,894.66 and extending the termination date retroactively from July 1, 2002 through June 30, 2003. (originally approved by G&C on 8/23/2000, item #113 and amended on 6/20/01, item #208, 11/7/01, items #77 and 2/20/02, item #81).

#91 Authorized amendment to retroactive sole-source agreement with Lakes Region Hospital Association, Laconia, NH acting as fiscal agent for Belknap County ServiceLink to provide information and referral services to elderly and chronically ill adults, family caregiver supports and education related to medication management by increasing the agreement amount by $121,870 from $211,024.66 to $332,894.66 and extending the termination date retroactively from July 1, 2002 through June 30, 2003. (originally approved by G&C on 8/23/2000, item #120 and amended on 6/20/01, item #205, 11/7/01, items #75 and 2/20/02, item #77).

#92 Authorized amendment to retroactive sole-source agreement with Carroll County Health and Home Care Services, Ossipee, NH acting as fiscal agent for Carroll County ServiceLink to provide information and referral services to elderly and chronically ill adults, family caregiver supports and education related to medication management by increasing the agreement amount by $121,870 from $211,024.66 to $332,894.66 and extending the termination date retroactively from July 1, 2002 through June 30, 2003. (originally approved by G&C on 8/23/2000, item #118 and amended on 6/20/01, item #209, 11/7/01, items #74A and 2/20/02, item #75).

#93 Authorized retroactive sole-source agreement with Strafford Network, Rochester, NH in the amount of $121,870 to provide information and referral services to elderly and chronically ill adults, family caregiver supports and education related to medication management. Retroactive to July 1, 2002 through June 30, 2003.

#94 Authorized amendment to retroactive sole-source agreement with Crotched Health and Home Care Services, Ossipee, NH acting as fiscal agent for Carroll County ServiceLink to provide information and referral services to elderly and chronically ill adults, family caregiver supports and education related to medication management by increasing the agreement amount by $121,870 from $211,024.66 to $332,894.66 and extending the termination date retroactively from July 1, 2002 through June 30, 2003. (originally approved by G&C on 8/23/2000, item #118 and amended on 6/20/01, item #209, 11/7/01, items #74A and 2/20/02, item #75).

#95 Authorized amendment to retroactive sole-source agreement with Grafton County Senior Citizens Council, Inc., Lebanon, NH acting as fiscal agent for Northern Grafton County ServiceLink to provide information and referral services to elderly and chronically ill adults, family caregiver supports and education related to medication management by increasing the agreement amount by $121,870 from $211,024.66 to $332,894.66 and extending the termination date retroactively from July 1, 2002 through June 30, 2003. (originally approved by G&C on 8/23/2000, item #126 and amended on 6/20/01, item #215, 10/10/01, items #108 and 2/20/02, item #71).

Community & Public Health

#96 Authorized Division of Family & Community Health to amend an existing agreement with Mary Jane Sullivan, Hampton, NH, the audiologist for the Universal Newborn Hearing Screening Program, by increasing the price limitation by $35,000 from $39,915 to $74,915 and extending the termination date to March 30, 2004. Effective upon G&C approval through March 30, 2004. (originally approved by G&C on 5/9/01, item #133).

Board of Nursing

#97 Authorized retroactive extension of lease agreement with Gerald P. McCarthy Properties, Concord, NH for office and common space at 78 Regional Drive, Concord, NH at a cost of $65,046.50 from July 1, 2002 to June 30, 2004.

Application Management

#97A Authorized to amend existing agreement with Electronic Data Systems Corp., Plano, TX to provide an extensive range of services to support the State Medicaid Program by extending the agreement period from July 1, 2003 to June 30, 2004 and increasing total purchase value by $26,993,976 from $59,604,155 to $86,598,131 . Effective upon G&C approval.

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

#98 Authorized, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO, to pay the FY 2003 participation fee of $42,000 for the Health Education Assessment Consortium to the Council of Chief State School Officers.

#99 Authorized to budget and expend carry forward grant funds from the US Department of Agriculture in the amount of $91,133 for nutrition education activities during the period of July 1, 2002 through June 30, 2003.

#100 Authorized sole source agreement with the New Hampshire Coalition for Citizens with Disabilities, Inc. d/b/a Parent Information Center, Concord, NH in an amount not to exceed $99,998 to provide services to build family/school partnerships. Effective upon G&C approval to May 31, 2004 pending legislative approval of the next biennium budget.

#101 Authorized to grant funds to SNHS Hispanic/Latino Community Services Program, Manchester, NH in the amount of $77,579 to provide English as a Second Language and English Language/Civics Education classes at the Latin American Center, Manchester, NH. Effective August 1, 2002 through June 30, 2003.

#102 Authorized to exercise a renewal option agreement with New England College, Henniker, NH in an amount not to exceed $41,450 to fulfill the goals and objectives of the Community Higher Education & Student Partnership grant . Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003. (originally approved by G&C on 4/11/01, item #105).

#103 Authorized, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO, to exercise renewal option agreement with Terry Lockhead, Sole proprietor, Canterbury, NH in an amount not to exceed $40,000 to conduct an early childhood learning project for the Best Schools Initiative. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003. (2) Further Authorized the payment for services rendered and approved in lieu of withholding 25% of the total value of the contract.

#104 Authorized, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO, to exercise renewal option agreement with John VanDeusen, Sole proprietor, Dublin, NH in an amount not to exceed $75,000 to provide project management technical support to the Best Schools Initiative. Effective upon G&C approval to June 30, 2003. (originally approved by G&C on 10/10/01, item #118). (2) Further Authorized the payment for services rendered and approved in lieu of withholding 25% of the total value of the contract.

#105 Authorized, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO, to exercise renewal option agreement with Ann Driscoll, sole proprietor, Kittery, ME in an amount not to exceed $75,000 to provide Program Leadership Support in leading implementation of several activities in support of the Department's Best Schools Initiative. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003. (originally approved by G&C on 4/3/02, item #77B). (2) Further Authorized the payment for services rendered and approved in lieu of withholding 25% of the total value of the contract.

#106 Authorized, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO, to exercise renewal option agreement with Deborah Roody, sole proprietor, Bedford, NH in an amount not to exceed $7,250 to provide facilitation services for the Best Schools Initiative. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003. (originally approved by G&C on 2/20/02, item #85). (2) Further Authorized the payment for services rendered and approved in lieu of withholding 25% of the total value of the contract.

#107 Authorized, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO, to exercise renewal option agreement with eleven individual sole proprietors as identified in Attachment A of May 12, 2002 letter in an amount not to exceed $101,750 to provide facilitation services for the Best Schools Initiative. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003. (originally approved by G&C on 12/5/01, item #70). (2) Further Authorized the payment for services rendered and approved in lieu of withholding 25% of the total value of the contract.

#108 Authorized, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO, to exercise renewal option agreement with William Diehl, sole proprietor, Northampton, MA in an amount not to exceed $9,250 to provide facilitation services for the Best Schools Initiative. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003. (originally approved by G&C on 3/20/02, item #101). (2) Further Authorized the payment for services rendered and approved in lieu of withholding 25% of the total value of the contract.

#109 Authorized, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO, to exercise renewal option agreement with 24 sole proprietor individuals as identified in Attachment A of May 20, 2002 letter in an amount not to exceed $233,000 to provide facilitation services for the Best Schools Initiative. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003. (originally approved by G&C on 11/21/01, item #104). (2) Further Authorized the payment for services rendered and approved in lieu of withholding 25% of the total value of the contract.

NH COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE SYSTEM

#110 Authorized to establish the salary of Director of Financial Management at Group GG, Step 3 - $68,170. Effective July 11, 2002. The Director shall serve at the pleasure of the Board of Trustees.

#111 Authorized confirmation of Dr. Catherine Smith as the President of the NH Community Technical College, Manchester/Stratham beginning July 11, 2002. (2) Further Authorized the salary level of Dr. Catherine Smith at Group II, Step Maximum of $87,380, beginning July 11, 2002.

#112 Authorized approval of the attached original and executed Petition for the Waiver of Workers' Compensation Lien to waive the workers' compensation lien of Ms. Lynn Manley, former employee of the NHCTC-Stratham.

DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY

#113 Authorized upgrade of a Word Processor I position, Labor Grade 9 to an Equipment Supervisor, Labor Grade 19.

#114 Authorized two-year agreement with B & C Cleaning, Nashua, NH in the amount of $12,000 per year with a total of $24,000 for cleaning at the Milford Motor Vehicle sub-station and Troop B. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2004.

#115 Authorized two-year agreement with R & W Cleaning Services, Inc., Manchester, NH in the amount of $15,372 for cleaning at the Manchester Motor Vehicle sub-station. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2004

#116 Authorized agreement with Rudolph Electrical Co., Inc., Concord, NH in the amount of $9,000 to provide miscellaneous electrical services for FY2003 at the Division of Fire Standards and Training Academy. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003.

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

#117 Authorized to accept Contemplated Award List for the period of June 5, 2002 through June 17, 2002.

#118 Authorized to modify agreement with Clough, Harbour & Assocs., LLP, Keene, NH for engineering services by increasing the total amount payable by $80,000 from $300,000 to $380,000. Final completion date extended to September 20, 2003. (originally approved by G&C on 9/15/99, item #196).

#119 Authorized increase of contingency on existing agreement with R.M. Piper, Inc., Plymouth, NH by $145,000 from $107,516.58 to $252,516.58 for unanticipated construction on 3.3 miles of NH Route 3A, Plymouth, NH. (originally approved by G&C on 11/7/01, item #124). (2) Further Authorized to increase referenced contingency and revise contract encumbrances to $1,327,682.38 for widening , reconstruction and safety work on said portion of NH Route 3A.

#120 Authorized agreement with Vermont Transit Co., Inc., White River Jct., VT in an amount not to exceed $69,142 in Federal Transit Admin. Section 5311 (f) funds for the purpose of assisting with capital and operating costs of public transportation services. Effective for the period of September 13, 2002 through August 31, 2003.

#121 Authorized to modify agreement with TVGA Engineering, Surveying PC, Manchester, NH for engineering services increasing the total amount by $31,941.75 from $86,387.68 to $118,329.43. (originally approved by G&C on 7/25/01, item #203).

#122 Authorized agreement with URS Corporation, Salem, NH in an amount not to exceed $58,968 for engineering services bridge rehabilitation of Spaulding Turnpike over Branch River. (2) Further Authorized to encumber $58,968 against the Department's Turnpike Renewal and Replacement Account and increase encumbrance by 10% for change orders. Effective upon G&C approval through December 18, 2002.

#123 Authorized Bureau of Rail & Transit purchase and sales agreement with the Boston and Maine Corporation in an amount not to exceed $2,000,000 to acquire a portion of an abandoned railroad corridor in Salem, NH.

#124 Authorized Division of Aeronautics to amend an agreement with Pilot Construction, Inc., Portsmouth, NH increasing the total price by $10,684 from $490,403 to $501,087 required for a change order to the construction contract for the Snow Removal Equipment Storage Building at Skyhaven Airport, Rochester, NH. (originally approved by G&C on 10/10/01, item #153).

#125 Authorized Division of Aeronautics to accept federal funds in the amount of $296,100. (2) Further Authorized to grant state assistance to the City of Claremont, NH in the amount of $16,450 for AIP 12 an airport development project to reconstruct Taxiway B and construct a Snow Removal Equipment Building at Claremont Airport.

#126 Authorized Division of Aeronautics to accept federal funds in the amount of $264,152. (2) Further Authorized to grant state assistance to the City of Laconia, NH in the amount of $14,675 for AIP 13 an airport development project for obstruction clearing, hazard beacon construction and the installation of security fencing at Laconia Airport.

#127 Authorized Bureau of Highway Maintenance agreement with L.G. Cushing & Sons, Inc. Walpole, NH in the amount of $21,885 for construction of a drilled well and pump on the property of Wayne Wright, Candia, NH. Effective upon G&C approval..

#128 Authorized Bureau of Construction agreement with Alvin J. Coleman & Sons, Inc., Conway, NH in the amount of $4,345,801.85 for pavement rehabilitation and safety work along US Route 3 in the towns of Bethlehem and Carroll. (2) Further resolve that a contingency in the amount of $304,206.13 be approved for payment of latent conditions. Effective upon G&C approval to September 26, 2003..

#129 Authorized Bureau of Public Works agreement with Meridian Construction Corp., Laconia, NH in the amount of $486,755 for fire sprinkler system at 10 Hazen Drive, Concord, NH. (2) Further Authorized contingency of $35,928 for payment of latent conditions. (3) Further Authorized the amount of $20,000 for payment to the NH Department of Transportation, Bureau of Public Works for engineering services provided.

#130 Authorized Bureau of Public Works agreement with Prime Roofing Corp., New Ipswich, NH in the amount of $147,879 for re-roofing the Franklin Armory, Franklin, NH. (2) Further Authorized a contingency of $22,180 for payment of latent conditions.

#131 Authorized Bureau of Public Works agreement with Eclipse Construction, Inc., Bedford, NH in the amount of $63,860 for Life Safety Updates at the State House Annex, Concord, NH. (2) Further Authorized contingency of $12,772 for latent conditions.

#132 Authorized Bureau of Public works agreement with Hutter Construction Corp., New Ipswich, NH in the amount of $4,534,000 for construction of the Carroll County Courthouse, Ossipee, NH. (2) Further Authorized contingency in the amount of $272,040 for latent conditions. (3) Further Authorized consultant agreement with Keith P. Hemingway, Architect, Plymouth, NH be increased by $78,250 for a new agreement total of $193,250 for construction administration services on construction of said courthouse.

DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES WETLANDS BUREAU

#133 Authorized construction of permanent pier and float providing two slips on property located at Great Bay, Greenland, NH belonging to Kristine Yanofsky. This project does not conflict with G&C policy.

#134 Authorized construction of breakwater and cantilevered pier with crib supported wharf and walkway accessed by a walkway at Rum Point on Lake Winnipesaukee, Alton, NH. This project does not conflict with G&C policy on density. File #2001-00622

#135 Authorized construction of a breakwater with cantilevered pier connected to crib supported wharf and walkway accessed by a walkway located at Rum Point on Lake Winnipesaukee, Alton, NH. This project does not conflict with G&C policy on density. File #2001-00608

#136 Authorized permanent removal of existing dock and construction of breakwater with cantilevered pier connected to a permanent piling dock and walkway accessed by a walkway located at Lake Winnipesaukee, Alton, NH. This project does not conflict with G&C policy for density.

#137 Authorized construction of a breakwater, cantilevered pier, crib-supported wharf and walkway accessed by a walkway located at Rum Point on Lake Winnipesaukee, Alton, NH. This project does not conflict with G&C policy for density.

DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE ADMINISTRATION

#138 Authorized amendment to lease agreement with Whittemore Holdings, LLC, Concord, NH for a one-time additional payment not to exceed $34,315 for the increase in HVAC capacity in the newly expanded computer area and expansion of the electric circuitry required to accommodate workstations. Effective upon G&C approval through November 31, 2002. (originally approved at G&C on 11/19/97, item #26, amended by G&C on 5/13/1998, item #26 and 3/20/02, item #35).

#139 TRAVEL: The Governor and Executive Council approved the following travel requests:

A. RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - Request permission for (1) employee, Paul Leary, Forest Ranger, or designee, to travel to Williamsburg, VA on July 13 - 20, 2002, to attend the Forestry Conservation Communications Association meeting and visitation of radio facilities in Virginia and Maryland. Permission is also requested for a waiver to exceed the 300-mile radius by private vehicle. Total Cost: $1,471.04. Source of Funds: 100% Federal Funds. Registration Fee: $225.00

B. RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - Request permission for (1) employee, Kenneth Desmarais, Forester or designee, to travel to New Brunswick, Canada on September 18 - 20, 2002, to attend the Annual Northeastern Mensurationist Organization Conference. Permission is also requested for a waiver to exceed the 300-mile radius by state vehicle. Total Cost: $553.00. Source of Funds: 100%Fox State Forest Trust Funds. Registration Fee: $140.00.

#140 TUITION: The Governor and Executive Council approved the following tuition requests:

C. EDUCATION - Request permission to pay the University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, the sum of $1,000.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Christine Noon, Education Consultant I, in the course entitled "Reading & Writing Methods in the Middle/Secondary School".

D. ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Request permission to pay the University of New Hampshire, Manchester, NH, the sum of $1,152.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Richard G. Rumba, Air Toxics Program Manager, in the course entitled "Introduction to Environmental Health".

LATE ITEMS

The Governor and Executive Council approved the following:

A. NEW HAMPSHIRE COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE SYSTEM

Authorized to enter into a sole source, retroactive contract with Academic Financial Services Association, Long Beach, CA, in the amount of $147,500. for the purpose of providing student loan management services.

B. NEW HAMPSHIRE COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE SYSTEM

Authorized to enter into a contract with Browning Ferris Industries, Tyngsboro, MA, in the amount of $8,172.66 for the purpose of rubbish removal at the NH Community Technical College in Nashua.

C. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION: Bureau of Public Works

Contract Approval - State Laboratory Addition and Renovations, 6 Hazen Drive, Concord, NH, Bureau of Public Works' Project number 97496, Contract F.

D. DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

Authorized (1) Working Capital Warrant No. 03-02 in the amount of $390,000,000. to cover expenditures for the Month of August, 2002; (2) Amend Treasury Warrant No. 02-12 to increase the total from $320,000,000. to $380,000,000. approved by Working Capital Warrant No. 02-12 reporting expenditures of $375,951,237.30 for the month of June and approve that the balance of $4,048,762.70 be lapsed.

E. DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

Authorized to spend up to $20,000. for air quality work/repairs needed in the Rockingham County ourt House located in Brentwood, NH

The Executive Council announced that there will be public hearings for judicial nominees Jennifer Sobel and Laurence MacLeod, Jr. beginning at 2:30 p.m. Councilor Spaulding and Councilor Griffin will not be attending the hearings due to prior commitments.

The Governor set the date for the next Executive Council meeting for Wednesday, August 14, 2002 at 10:30 a.m. at the Granite Mill Building in Harrisville.

The Honorable Board then adjourned.

 

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