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July 10, 1996
 

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GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MINUTES
Wentworth-Coolidge Mansion
July 10, 1996 10:00 a.m.

The Governor and Executive Council convened at 10:00 a.m. with all members being present.

The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Rinker, seconded by Councilor Burton, accepted the minutes of the June 19, 1996 meeting.

The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Rinker, seconded by Councilor Burton, confirmed the appointment of several persons nominated for Civil Commissions at the June 19, 1996 meeting.

RESIGNATIONS
The Governor and Executive Councilor accepted, with regret, the following resignations:
 
STATE CONSERVATION COMMITTEE
ROBERT PIERCE, Pittsburg
Effective Immediately
 
CONFIRMATIONS
The Governor and Executive Council confirmed the following appointment:
   
ADULT PAROLE BOARD
THOMAS WINN, Ashland
Reappointment
Effective July 10, 1996
Term: July 1, 2001
   
AGRICULTURAL ADVISORY BOARD
Representing Strafford County
LORIE CHASE, Madbury
Replacing Pauline Scruton, Rochester
Effective July 10, 1996
Term: January 31, 2001
   
AGRICULTURAL ADVISORY BOARD
Representing Cheshire County
ARCHIE COLL, Jaffrey
Replacing R. Bruce Smith, Westmoreland
Effective July 10, 1996
Term: January 31, 2001
   
BOARD OF BARBERING, COSMETOLOGY AND ESTHETICS
Public Member
JOEL KIRBY, Thornton
Reappointment
Effective July 10, 1996
Term: July 31, 2001
   
BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY
Local Official
JACK H. PORTER JR, Hopkinton
Replacing Patricia A. Torr, Dover
Effective July 10, 1996
Term: November 3, 1996
   
CHILDREN AND YOUTH SERVICES ADVISORY BOARD
Belknap County
RICHARD I. BATSTONE, Belmont
Reappointment
Effective July 10, 1996
Term: July 1, 1999
   
CHILDREN AND YOUTH SERVICES ADVISORY BOARD
Grafton County
DEBRA A. CLARK, Littleton
Reappointment
Effective July 10, 1996
Term: July 11, 1999
   
CHILDREN AND YOUTH SERVICES ADVISORY BOARD
Sullivan County
BECKY GENTES, Claremont
Reappointment
Effective Upon Confirmation
Term: July 1, 1999
   
CHILDREN AND YOUTH SERVICES ADVISORY BOARD
Hillsborough County
JUDITH A. MACDONALD, Merrimack
Reappointment
Effective July 10, 1996
Term: July 1, 1997
   
CHILDREN AND YOUTH SERVICES ADVISORY BOARD
Hillsborough County
JUDITH A. SWANSON, Manchester
Reappointment
Effective July 10, 1996
Term: July 1, 1998
   
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY
Private Financial Institution
MICHAEL LONG, Laconia
Appointment - Vacancy
Effective July 10, 1996
Term: 5 years from date of
   
ENHANCED 911 COMMISSION
Firefighter
GEORGE LANDRY, Gilford
Reappointment
Effective July 10, 1996
Term: September 16, 1999
   
ENHANCED 911 COMMISSION
Public Member
JOHN P. REED, Center Conway
Reappointment
Effective July 10, 1996
Term: July 22, 1999
   
ENHANCED 911 COMMISSION
Nominated by NH Telephone Association
PAUL VIOLETTE, Contoocook
Reappointment
Effective July 10, 1996
Term: July 8, 1999
   
FIRE STANDARDS AND TRAINING
Director
RICHARD A. MASON, Portsmouth
Replacing Joseph Canoles, Acting Director
Salary: Group N, Step 4 ($55,025)
Effective July 10, 1996
Term: March 31, 1997
   
FISH AND GAME COMMISSION
Belknap County
STEPHEN G. HODGES, r, Meredith
Reappointment
Effective July 10, 1996
Term: June 29, 2001
   
HAZARDOUS MATERIAL TRANSPORTATION ADVISORY BOARD
Public Member
JOHN T. BOWKETT, Amherst
Reappointment
Effective July 10, 1996
Term: June 5, 1999
   
LAKES MANAGEMENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Member Representing Marine Dealers Association
JEFF P. THURSTON, SR., Gilford
Reappointment
Effective July 10, 1996
Term: August 22, 1999
   
MILK SANITATION BOARD
Milk Producer
GARY PETERS, Bath
Replacing Martha Knox, Weare
Effective July 10, 1996
Term: October 11, 1998
   
BOARD OF NATURAL SCIENTISTS
RICHARD W. BOND, Merrimack
Replacing Mary P. Gospodarek, Eaton Center
Effective July 10, 1996
Term: June 30, 2000
   
BOARD OF NATURAL SCIENTISTS
JAMES LONG, Newmarket
Replacing Frank Vieira, Stratham
Effective July 10, 1996
Term: June 30, 2001
   
BOARD OF LICENSING AND REGULATION OF PLUMBERS
Master Plumber
RALPH L. MEAD, North Conway
Reappointment
Effective July 10, 1996
Term: July 1, 2001
   
DIVISION OF PUBLIC WORKS AND TRANSPORTATION
Director
JAMES F. MARSHALL, Concord
Reappointment
Effective July 10, 1996
Term: January 1, 1999
   
REAL ESTATE APPRAISER BOARD
Real Estate Appraiser
THERESA SIMKEVICH, Laconia
Replacing Russell W. Thibeault, Laconia
Effective July 10, 1996
Term: June 27, 1999
   
DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE ADMINISTRATION
Commissioner
STANLEY R. ARNOLD, Concord
Reappointment
Salary: Group T ($76,983)
Effective July 10, 1996
Term: September 1, 2000
   
TRAFFIC SAFETY COMMISSION
JEFFREY M. KRASNER, Meredith
Replacing Harold F. Knowlton, Jr., Laconia
Effective July 10, 1996
Term: September 16, 2000
   
TRAFFIC SAFETY COMMISSION
KARIN B. MORIN, Litchfield
Reappointment
Effective July 10, 1996
Term: September 16, 2000
   
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
Operations Division
JOHN W. CLEMENT, Concord
Reappointment
Effective July 10, 1996
Term: January 1, 2000
   
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
Director of Project Development
ROBERT W. GREER, Contoocook
Reappointment
Effective July 10, 1996
Term: February 18, 1999
   
WATER WELL BOARD
Public Member
RUSSELL SULLIVAN, Londonderry
Replacing Edward F. Schofield, Laconia
Effective July 10, 1996
Term: October 11, 2000
   
NOMINATIONS
The Governor nominated the following:
   
AMERICAN AND CANADIAN FRENCH CULTURAL EXCHANGE COMMISSION
MARGARET S. LANGFORD, Keene
Reappointment
Effective Upon Confirmation Term: July 17, 2003
   
BOXING AND WRESTLING COMMISSION
ROBERT STEPHEN, Manchester
Reappointment
Effective Upon Confirmation
Term: July 15, 1999
   
DIVISION FOR CHILDREN, YOUTH AND FAMILIES ADVISORY BOARD
Coos County
IRENE M. BEAN, Colebrook
Reappointment
Effective Upon Confirmation
Term: July 1, 1999
   
DIVISION FOR CHILDREN, YOUTH AND FAMILIES ADVISORY BOARD
Coos County
PATRICIA A. LILLY, Ossipee
Vacancy Appointment
Effective Upon Confirmation
Term: 3 Years from date of
   
BOARD OF DENTAL EXAMINERS
MARJORIE CHEMA, Hampton Falls
Reappointment
Effective Upon Confirmation
Term: August 12, 2001
   
EMERGENCY SHELTER COMMISSION
Public Member
JOHN QUINN, Manchester
Reappointment
Effective Upon Confirmation
Term: July 1, 1998
   
HAZARDOUS MATERIALS TRANSPORTATION ADVISORY BOARD
Public Member
LESTER BRADLEY, Campton
Replacing Francis W. Gray, Hooksett
Effective Upon Confirmation
Term: July 11, 1999
   
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
Acting Director
LORRIE L. LUTZ, Concord
Vacancy
Effective Upon Confirmation
October 31, 1997 or Confirmation of Permanent Director
   
INSURANCE DEPARTMENT
Commissioner
CHARLES N. BLOSSOM, JR, Bow
Replacing Sylvio Dupuis, Manchester
Salary: Group R, Step 3 ($63,649)
Term: June 9, 1998
   
JOINT BOARD OF ENGINEERS
Public Member
NANCY E. KINNER, Durham
Replacing Paula Miner, Penacook
Effective August 21, 1996
Term: August 21, 2001
   
STATE LIBRARY ADVISORY COUNCIL
SHIRLEY GREY ADAMOVICH, Durham
Reappointment
Effective Upon Confirmation
Term: July 26, 1999
   
PHARMACY BOARD
GERALD A. LETENDRE, Londonderry
Reappointment
Effective Upon Confirmation
Term: September 6, 2001
   
NH STATE PORT AUTHORITY
Director
THOMAS ORFE, Rye
Reappointment
Effective Upon Confirmation
Term: July 1, 2001
   
DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY
Assistant Commissioner
ROBERT E. DUNN, JR, Warner
Reappointment
Effective Upon Confirmation
Term: March 31, 1999
   
COMMISSION ON THE SMITHSONIAN FESTIVAL OF AMERICAN FOLKLIFE
MICHAEL P. CHANEY, Concord
Vacancy
Effective Upon Confirmation
Term: At the Conclusion of the Summer of 1999
   
COMMISSION ON THE SMITHSONIAN FESTIVAL OF AMERICAN FOLKLIFE
J.B. CULLEN, Center Barnstead
Vacancy
Effective Upon Confirmation
Term: At the Conclusion of the Summer of 1999
   
COMMISSION ON THE SMITHSONIAN FESTIVAL OF AMERICAN FOLKLIFE
KATHLEEN M. GREGG, Rye
Vacancy
Effective Upon Confirmation
Term: At the Conclusion of the Summer of 1999
   
COMMISSION ON THE SMITHSONIAN FESTIVAL OF AMERICAN FOLKLIFE
ERWIN A. JAFFE, Manchester
Vacancy
Effective Upon Confirmation
Term: At the Conclusion of the Summer of 1999
   
COMMISSION ON THE SMITHSONIAN FESTIVAL OF AMERICAN FOLKLIFE
MELISSA WALKER, Madbury
Vacancy
Effective Upon Confirmation
Term: At the Conclusion of the Summer of 1999
   
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
Assistant Commissioner
CAROL A. MURRAY, Suncook
Replacing Leon S. Kenison, Bow
Salary: Group S, Step 3 ($65,701)
Effective Upon Confirmation
Term: February 28, 1998
   
ADVISORY COUNCIL ON UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION
Labor
JAMES D. CASEY, Dover
Reappointment
Effective Upon Confirmation
Term: March 26, 1999
   
ADVISORY COUNCIL ON UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION
Management
KATHARINE ENEGUESS, Peterborough
Reappointment
Effective Upon Confirmation
Term: March 26, 1999
   
ADVISORY COUNCIL ON UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION
ROBERT H. TURNER, Laconia
Reappointment
Effective Upon Confirmation
Term: March 26, 1999
   
UNIVERSITY SYSTEM OF NH
Board of Trustees
LOUIS GEORGOPOULOS, Newington
Reappointment
Effective upon Confirmation
Term: June 30, 2000
   
UNIVERSITY SYSTEM OF NH
Board of Trustees
WALTER PETERSON, Peterborough
Succeeding Thomas K. Christo, Rye
Effective upon Confirmation
Term: June 30, 2000
   
WATER TREATMENT PLANT ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Representing Consumers from Community over 5,000
VICKI ABBEY, Warner
Reappointment
Effective Upon Confirmation
Term: June 5, 2000
   
ADVISORY COUNCIL ON WORKERS' COMPENSATION
Management
THOMAS JACKSON KLEEMAN, Manchester
Reappointment
Effective Upon Confirmation
Term: June 13, 1999

BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY
#1. The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Rinker, authorized and held a Public Hearing with respect to approving the purchase of a loan made by Sullivan County Economic Development Corporation to East Coast Steel, Inc. of Claremont, pursuant to RSA 162-A:10. Action 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. A roll call vote was requested, the results are as follows:

Councilor Burton - yes
Councilor Spaulding - yes
Councilor Griffin - yes
Councilor Rinker - yes
Councilor Streeter - yes

EXTRACT FROM THE MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF
THE GOVERNOR AND COUNCIL HELD ON JULY 10, 1996
WENTWORTH COOLIDGE MANSION, PORTSMOUTH

At approximately 10:50 a.m., the Governor announced that the next matter to be considered would be the Business Finance Authority's purchase of a loan made by the Sullivan County Economic Development Council, Inc. to East Coast Steel, Inc. and declared that the public hearing on the subject had commenced. He said that he and the members of the Council had received written material from the Authority with respect to the proposed loans and State guarantee. The Governor then said that the meeting would he ar anyone wishing to speak on the subject and introduced Frank J. Lass, Senior Credit Officer of the Authority who 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 Burton 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 THE SULLIVAN COUNTY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL, INC. TO EAST COAST STEEL, INC." and moved its adoption, which was seconded by Councilor Rinker. There being no discussion, the Governor called for a vote on the motion. Those voting in favor were: The Governor and Councilors Burton, Spaulding, Griffin, Rinker and Streeter; those abstaining were Councilor(s) None; and those voting against were Councilor(s) None. The Governor declared that the resolution was passed.

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A RESOLUTION UNDER RSA 162-A:18 AWARDING A LOAN PURCHASE UNDER RSA 162-A:10 WITH RESPECT TO A CERTAIN LOAN FROM SULLIVAN COUNTY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL, INC. TO EAST COAST STEEL, 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 recommen dation 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 One Hundred Thousand Dollars ($100,000) (the "Loan") made by Sullivan County Economic Development Council, Inc., a local development organization , organized and existing under the laws of the State of New Hampshire (the "Lender") to East Coast Steel, Inc., a New Hampshire corporation (the "Borrower") to be used for equipment purchases and renovations.

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 One Hundred Thousand Dollars ($100,000) (the "Loan") made by Sullivan County Economic Development Council, Inc., a local development organization , organized and existing under the laws of the State of New Hampshire (the "Lender") to East Coast Steel, Inc., a New Hampshire corporation (the "Borrower") to be used for equipment purchases and renovations.

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.

Passed and Agreed to July 10,1996.

OFFICE OF STATE PLANNING
The Governor and Council acted as follows:

#2. Authorized to accept $2,955 from the Dept. of Transportation and $4,000 from the Dept. of Environmental Services through June 30, 1997 as part of the Joint Funding Agreement with the US Geological Survey.

#3. Authorized agreement with the Town of Rye at $22,000 as part of the NH Coastal Program through June 30, 1997.

#4. Authorized agreement with the Odyssey House Inc. of Hampton at $11,294.96 as part of the NH Coastal Program through June 30, 1997.

#5. Authorized agreement with the James House Association, Inc. of Hampton at $43,500 as part of the NH Coastal Program through June 30, 1997.

#6. Authorized agreement with the Exeter Area Chamber of Commerce at $10,000 as part of the NH Coastal Program through June 30, 1997.

#7. Authorized agreement with the Nashua Regional Planning Commission at $29,995 to continue efforts to address local, municipal and regional planning issues through June 30,1997.

#8. Authorized agreement with the Southern NH Planning Commission in Manchester at $32,947 to continue efforts to address local, municipal and regional planning issues through June 30, 1997.

#9. Authorized agreement with the Southwest Region Planning Commission in Keene at $23,451 to continue efforts to address local, municipal and regional planning issues through June 30, 1997.

#10. Authorized agreement with North Country Council in Bethlehem at $22,641 to continue efforts to address local, municipal and regional planning issues through June 30,1997.

#11. Authorized agreement with Strafford County Courthouse of Dover at $24,791 to continue efforts to address local, municipal and regional planning issues through June 30, 1997.

#12. Authorized agreement with the Central NH Regional Planning Commission of Boscawen at $21,844 to continue efforts to address local, municipal and regional planning issues through June 30, 1997.

#13. Authorized agreement with the Rockingham Planning Commission of Exeter at $26,061 to continue efforts to address local, municipal and regional planning issues through June 30, 1997.

#14. Authorized to amend agreement with the Town of Goffstown by increasing the dollar amount by $500,000, from $500,000 to $1,000,000 and change the end date from December 31, 1996 to December 31, 1997.

#15. Authorized to amend agreement with the Town of Whitefield by increasing the dollar amount by $350,000, from $350,000 to $700,000.

OFFICE OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
#16. The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, authorized to hold a two day "Generic Incident Command System - Terrorism" course on July 30-31, 1996 at the Margate in Laconia at $6,280.32. Sole Source.

OFFICE OF ENERGY AND COMMUNITY SERVICES
#17. The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Rinker, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized contract with Belknap-Merrimack Community Action Program, Inc. of Concord at $11,902 as a grant recipient under the Community Services Block Grant Program through September 30, 1996.

OFFICE OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL
The Governor and Council acted as follows:

#18. Authorized the nomination of Captain Dewey R. Miller of Chesterfield to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard.

#19. Authorized the nomination of Captain Louise M. Paradis of Rochester to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard.

#20. Authorized the nomination of Captain Glen B. Swazey of York ME to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard.

#21. Authorized the confirmation of Major Richard P. Martell of Hampton to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Air National Guard.

#22. Authorized the confirmation of Captain Scott W. Normandeau of Manchester to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard.

DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES
The Governor and Council acted as follows:

ITEMS #24 - #26 - The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Griffin, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, acted as follows:

#24. Authorized contract with A.M. Multigraphics of Westwood MA at $58,002 for equipment maintenance through June 30, 1997. Sole Source.
#25. Authorized RETROACTIVE agreement with Compuware Corporation of Farmington Hills MI at $17,700 for computer software maintenance through from July 1, 1995 through June 30, 1997. Sole Source.
#26. Authorized to pay Delphax Systems of Canton MA $29,878 for computer hardware maintenance through December 31, 1996. Sole Source.

#27. Authorized to accept the Salary and Benefit Adjustment Transfers for the month of May 1996.

#28. Authorized to accept a list of agency transfers for the month of May 1996.

#28A. Authorized to appoint Earl A. Rinker III, as a designee of the Executive Council to hold a hearing for the refinancing of existing indebtedness project in connection with NH College in Manchester.

TREASURY DEPARTMENT
The Governor and Council acted as follows:

#29. Authorized to issue checks in the total amount of $25,447.35 from funds not otherwise appropriated.

#30. Authorized to issue a check in the amount of $1,077.33 to the NH Technical Institute from funds not otherwise appropriated.

#31. Authorized to issue checks in the total amount of $12,789.79 from funds not otherwise appropriated.

#32. Authorized to issue a check in the amount of $1,795.20 to the Mt. Carmel Nursing Home from funds not otherwise appropriated.

#33. Authorized to issue checks to Fred N. Creed for $28 and to Udo K. Rauter for $445.13 from funds not otherwise appropriated.

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#34. Authorized two training sessions on death investigations for the deputy and assistant deputy medical examiners at $2,500 from July 20 - 27, 1996.

#35. Authorized to grant funds of $100,000 to the NH State Police through December 31, 1996.

#36. Authorized a salary increase to Sandra Matheson, Director - Office of Victim Witness Assistance, from Group M, Step 3 ($48,449) to Group M, Step 4 ($50,911) effective July 1, 1996.

DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL AFFAIRS
The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

State Library
#37. Authorized to accept and expend a donation of $2,500 from Providian Bancorp through September 30, 1996.

Historical Resources
#38. Authorized to accept and expend funds of $3,500 received in support of the State Conservation and Rescue Archaeology Program.

#39. Authorized to accept and expend funds of $1,500 from various workshop registrations and honoraria.

Council on the Arts
#40. Authorized contracts with Star Island Corporation at $20,000 and Isle of Shoals Steamship Company at $2,350 for the Arts in Education Conference to be held September 6 - 8, 1996.

HIGHWAY SAFETY AGENCY
41. The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Streeter, authorized to amend contract with Joel J. Kirby from June 30, 1996 to September 30, 1996.

EMPLOYMENT SECURITY
The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#42. Authorized agreement with George Labonte at $10,000 for wall covering installation services statewide through June 30, 1997. Further Authorized to extend agreement for two additional one year periods through June 30, 1999.

#43. WITHDRAWN BY AGENCY - Authorize agreement with ARC Electrostatic Painting Company at $15,000 for electrostatic furniture painting services through June 30, 1997. Further Authorized to extend agreement for two additional one year periods through June 30, 1999.

#44. Authorized agreement with Tappan Enterprises, Inc. at $4,722.36 for janitorial services in the Dover office through June 30, 1997. Further Authorized to extend agreement for two additional one year periods through June 30, 1999.

#45. Authorized agreements with Johnson's Office Furniture, Inc. at $12,000 and $29,000 for office furniture moving and repair services statewide through June 30, 1997. Further Authorized to extend these agreements for two additional one year periods through June 30, 1999.

DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#46. Authorized to accept a donation of computer equipment with an estimated value of $2,350 from Second Chance Loan Investors.

#47. Authorized to accept and expend $7,411 from the NH Dept. of Education through September 30, 1996.

#48. Authorized contract with Sullivan County for prisoner bed space at the per diem rate of $35 per inmate per day through June 30, 1997.

#49. Authorized a salary increment for John Sanfilippo, Superintendent at Lakes Region Facility, from Group M, Step 4 ($50,911) to Group M, Maximum ($53,373) effective July 1, 1996.

#50. Authorized to accept and expend $11,500 from the NH State Library and to establish a Library Aide position through June 30, 1997 as stated in letter of May 10, 1996. Fiscal Committee approved June 12, 1996.

DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#51. Authorized to increase the Division of Parks and Recreations fleet by one vehicle, retaining a dump truck for which a replacement has been purchased from DOT through the White Farm.

#52. Authorized to accept and expend donations totaling $5,100 received for the State Park Benches program.

#53. Authorized to accept a donation of labor and materials at an estimated value of $150,000, to construct a building to be used as a park headquarters and visitors center at Pisgah State Park from the Friends of Pisgah, Inc.

#54. Authorized to renew contract with NH Correctional Industries Data Processing at $3,000 to prepare a newsletter for mailing each month.

#55. Authorized agreement with Computers Etc. of Manchester at $17,252 for computer equipment services, plus time & material charges as needed on equipment not covered under this agreement through June 30, 1997.

DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES
The Governor and Council acted as follows:

#56. Authorized to accept federal funds from the US Environmental Protection Agency through September 30, 1996.

#57. Authorized to accept and expend $9,444 from the Florida Center for Public Management and to hire a consultant through September 30, 1996 as stated in letter of May 30, 1996. Fiscal Committee approved June 12, 1996.

#58. Authorized to reclassify position of Principal Planner, LG 23 to Technical Support Specialist II, LG 26.

#59. Authorized out of state travel to Boston, Lexington and other locations in Massachusetts from July 1 through September 30, 1996 associated with state duties.

#60. Authorized out of state travel for two Special Investigation employees throughout New England and to utilize a state vehicle from July 1 through September 30, 1996.

#61. Authorized agreement with Anne M. Perrault of Hanover at $9,444 to provide assistance for Environmental Indicators Project through September 15, 1996.

#62. Authorized contract with Pescinski Painting of Hill at $62,824 for sandblasting and painting services through September 30, 1996.

#63. Authorized agreement with the North Country Council, Inc. at $5,924.25 to conduct a household hazardous waste collection project through December 31, 1996.

#64. Authorized agreement with the Lakes Region Planning Commission at $18,717.75 to conduct a household hazardous waste collection project through December 31, 1996.

#65. Authorized State Grants to various municipalities for water pollution control projects in the total amount of $829,465.

#65A. Authorized lease agreement with Mark M. Michalski at $6,720 for office space in Gilford through June 30, 1998.

#65B. Authorized lease agreement with McCarthy Properties at $11,000 for equipment storage in Concord through June 30, 1997.

#65C. Authorized lease agreement with McCarthy Properties at $6,600 for emergency response vehicles and supply storage in Concord through June 30, 1997.

FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT
The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#66. Authorized to accept a donation of $2,500 from K.W. Thompson Tool Company Inc. of Rochester.

ITEMS #67 & #68 - The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, acted as follows:

#67. Authorized contract with Mark A. Susinno of Olney MD at $9,000 to facilitate and implement the Atlantic Salmon Stamp and Print/Printlet Program through December 31, 1997. Sole Source.
#68. Authorized contract with Jeffrey Klinefelter of Etna Green IN at $2,540 to facilitate and implement the Migratory Waterfowl Stamp and Print Program through March 31, 1997. Sole Source.

#69. Authorized contract with the Alternative Solutions Cleaning Services of Tilton at $14,000 from July 1, 1996 through June 30, 1998.

#70. The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, authorized contract with SyntegraTech, Inc. of Bow at $4,320 for the design and programming of a computer inventory control program through September 30, 1996. Sole Source.

#71. Authorized out of state travel to the Fish and Wildlife Service Region 5 Office in Hadley MA through September 30, 1996.

#72. Authorized up to four staff assigned to the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission to travel throughout NE and the Mid-Atlantic States to attend meetings through September 30, 1996.

#73. Authorized two staff assigned to the New England Fishery Management Council to travel throughout NE to attend meetings through September 30, 1996.

#74. Authorized up to three staff to travel to Massachusetts to participate in the Cooperative Program to Restore Atlantic Salmon and American Shad to the Merrimack River through September 30, 1996.

#75. Authorized up to two Inland Fisheries personnel to travel to Maine to attend up to three Saco River Anadromous Coordinating Committee meetings through September 30,1996.

#76. Authorized up to four Fisheries personnel to travel throughout the Northeast to pick up fish and/or fish eggs for use in the hatcheries and stocking programs through September 30, 1996.

#77. Authorized up to three Inland Fisheries personnel to travel to Massachusetts and/or Connecticut to attend up to three CT River Atlantic Salmon Commission meetings through September 30, 1996.

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#78. Authorized agreement with the Trustees of Dartmouth College in Hanover at $12,000 to provide child care training services through June 30, 1997.

#79. Authorized agreement with Child and Family Services of NH in Manchester at $80,000 to provide school age child care services through June 30, 1997.

#80. Authorizedd agreement with Child and Family Services of NH in Manchester at $40,013 to provide school age child care services through June 30, 1997.

#81. Authorizedd agreement with Child and Family Services of NH in Manchester at $99,160 to provide school age child care services through June 30, 1997.

#82. Authorizedd agreement with the University of NH at $20,000 to provide school age child care services through June 30, 1997.

#83. The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Griffin, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, authorizedd agreement with the University of NH at $25,000 to provide child care training services through June 30, 1997. Sole Source.

#84. Authorized agreement with Deloitte & Touche Consulting Group of Boston MA at $575,000 to make improvements to the existing computer systems through June 30, 1997.

#85. Authorized to RETROACTIVELY extend leave of absence without pay for Barbara Hart from June 3 through September 3, 1996.

#86. The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Griffin, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, authorized agreement with Nipson Printing Systems of North Billerica MA at $44,368 for computer services through June 30, 1997. Sole Source.

DIVISION OF PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES
The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#87. Authorized to accept and expend federal funds of $93,442 from the Maternal and Child Health Bureau through September 30, 1996.

#88. Authorized to accept and expend $184,104 from the US Department of Agriculture through September 30, 1996.

#89. Authorized to accept $3,100 from the NH Highway Safety Agency through August 31, 1996.

#90. Authorized to accept and expend $628,450 from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention through June 30, 1997 and to transfer $40,166 as stated in letter of April 16, 1996. Fiscal Committee approved June 12, 1996.

#91. Authorized RETROACTIVE contract with Mead Johnson Nutritionals of Evansville IN and to accept and expend $810,843 in additional WIC Rebates from May 10, 1996 through September 30, 1999.

#92. The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, authorized contract with Pathways Professional Association of Concord at $15,000 for a Laboratory Director and Clinical Consultant through June 30, 1998. Sole Source.

#93. Authorized agreement with Valley Regional Hospital of Claremont at $30,000 to plan and implement a cancer prevention education and early detection project through June 30, 1997.

DIVISION FOR CHILDREN, YOUTH AND FAMILIES
The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#94. Authorized leave of absence without pay for Patricia E. Carbonaro from October 2, 1996 through August 3, 1997.

#95. Authorized to transfer $180,000 as stated in letter of May 13, 1996. Fiscal Committee approved June 12, 1996.

DIVISION OF MENTAL HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES
The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#96. The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Griffin with Councilor Streeter voting NO, authorized agreement with the Trustees of Dartmouth College at $88,000 to continue to provide collaborative agency funding through June 30, 1997. Sole Source.

#97. Authorized to accept and expend $7,000 in federal discretionary funds from the NH Dept. of Education and a Memorandum of Agreement with the Institute of Disability at UNH through June 30, 1997. Further Authorized an agreement with UNH at $115,000 for the implementation of University Affiliated program activities through June 30, 1997.

#98. Authorized to transfer $10,556 as stated in letter of May 28, 1996. Fiscal Committee approved June 12, 1996.

ITEMS #99 - #104 - The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Griffin, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, acted as follows:

#99. Authorized contract with Thomas J. Lally of Amesbury MA at $20,000 for the development and operation of two major management information systems programs through June 30, 1997. Sole Source.
#100. Authorized contract with Chester Floyd of Concord at $8,100 in the management and operation of two major computer systems and their supporting programs through June 30, 1997. Sole Source.
#101. Authorized agreement with Tom Jordan of Manchester at $3,450 and with Patricia Tucker of Gilmanton at $4,275 to provide part time services at the substance abuse portion of the Shock Incarceration Unit through June 30, 1997. Sole Source.
#102. Authorized agreement with Occupational Therapy Department at UNH at $27,744.13 to increase occupational therapist for practice in early intervention through June 30, 1997. Sole Source.
#103. Authorized agreement with ALPHA of Manchester at $12,028 for HIV/AIDS risk reduction and education prevention services through June 30, 1997. Sole Source.
#104. Authorized agreement with Tri-County Community Action Program, Inc. of Berlin at $263,910 to provide guardianship and protection to mentally ill persons through June 30, 1997. Sole Source.

#105. Authorized agreement with Southern NH Services, Inc. of Manchester at $85,000 as part of the Emergency Shelter Grant-In-Aid Program through June 30, 1997.

#106. Authorized agreement with Hope Resource Center, Inc. of Manchester at $72,940 for the continuation of substance abuse prevention education and services through June 30, 1997.

#107. Authorized agreement with Community Services Council of NH in Concord at $135,683 for the continuation of comprehensive services through June 30, 1997.

#108. Authorized agreement with Southeastern NH Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services at $33,396 for the continuation of outpatient counseling in the Concord area through June 30, 1997.

#109. Authorized agreement with Southeastern NH Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services at $202,676 for the continuation of outpatient counseling in the Seacoast area through June 30, 1997.

#110. Authorized agreement with Southeastern NH Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services at $420,900 for the continuation of crisis intervention services, a sobriety maintenance center and a halfway house through June 30, 1997.

NH HOSPITAL
The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#111. Authorized to increase for recruitment and retention purposes the Program Specialist III position hourly rate by 28%.

#112. Authorized the Consultants List at an estimated cost of $75,000 through June 30, 1997 as stated in letter of June 5, 1996.

#113. Authorized agreement with The Granite State Independent Living Foundation of Concord at $121,000 to provide assistance and support to self-help projects through June 30, 1997.

#114. Authorized lease agreement with Bancroft Products, Inc. for a sheltered workshop at Russell Farm in Concord at $7.00 through August 31, 2002.

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
The Governor and Council acted as follows:

#115. Authorized to participate in a three day law conference to be held by Franklin Pierce Law Center at $5,825 on July 30 - August 1, 1996.

#116. Authorized to RETROACTIVELY amend contract with Private Secretary, Inc. by increasing the dollar amount from $57,440 to $79,698 through June 30, 1996. Further Authorized to renew contract with Private Secretary, Inc. at $79,698 for medical transcription services through June 30, 1997.

ITEMS #117 & #118 - The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Rinker, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, acted as follows:

#117. Authorized contract with M. Jayne Jarvis at $28,500 to perform comprehensive program planning on independent living services through June 30, 1997. Sole Source.
#118. Authorized contract with Janice Duley Longgood at $27,840 to design a curriculum and training program for the Blind Services Program project "Peer Counselors and Site Based Service Delivery" through June 30, 1997. Sole Source.

#119. Authorized contract with Suzanne Irujo of Alexandria at $4,000 for consultant services through September 30, 1996.

#120. Authorized contract with National Scoring Services Inc., of Steamboat Springs, CO at $10,400 for services with the GED Testing Program through June 30, 1998.

#121. Authorized to grant funds of $180,049 to Second Start in Concord to provide educational services through June 30, 1997.

#122. Authorized to grant funds of $219,251 to the Nashua Adult Learning Center to provide educational services through June 30, 1997.

#123. Authorized to grant funds of $27,721 to Second Start in Concord, $51,422 to the Nashua Adult Learning Center and $35,482 to the Tri-County Community Action Program, Inc. of Berlin for educational services through June 30, 1997.

#124. Authorized to grant funds of $48,792 to the Tri-County Community Action Program, Inc. of Berlin for educational services through June 30, 1997.

POSTSECONDARY TECHNICAL EDUCATION
The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#125. Authorized to amend agreement with the NH Job Training Council by increasing dollar amount by $134,547.50 to provide field agent coordination services through February 28, 1997.

ITEMS #126 & #127 - The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Rinker, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, acted as follows:

#126. Authorized to renew license agreement with Digital Equipment Corporation at $5,500 for software through June 30, 1997 with option to renew for one additional year. Sole Source.
#127. Authorized to renew agreement with BBN Planet at $132,580 for internet access services through June 30, 1999. Sole Source.

#128. Authorized to accept funds of $12,600 from the Division of Mental Health Services and to hire adjunct faculty through June 30, 1997 as stated in letter of May 30, 1996. Fiscal Committee approved June 12, 1996.

#129. Authorized an educational leave without pay for Julie Renaud-Evans from August 16, 1996 through August 14, 1997.

#130. Authorized to accept funds of $70,000 from the Department of Education and to continue a Project Director position through June 30, 1997, not September 30, 1997 as stated in letter of May 28, 1996. Fiscal Committee approved June 12, 1996.

#130A. Authorized agreement with Eluemuno Blyden of Hanover at $19,700 for performing professional technical services through June 30, 1997.

Christa McAuliffe Planetarium
#131. Authorized to extend leave of absence without pay to Jan Derby from August 1 through December 31, 1996.

SWEEPSTAKES COMMISSION
#132. The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Griffin, authorized a salary increase for Rick Wisler, Executive Director, from Group P, Minimum $53,375 to Group P, Step 1 ($56,454) effective August 18, 1996.

DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY
#133. The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Rinker, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, authorized contract with Keller and Heckman of Washington DC at $10,000 for legal assistance to obtain VHF comm on carrier frequencies. Sole Source.

BUREAU OF EMERGENCY COMMUNICATIONS
#133A. The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Rinker, authorize a salary increase for Bruce Cheney, Executive Director, from Group N, Step 3 ($52,562) to Group N, Step 4 ($55,025) effective July 10, 1996.

DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY
#134. The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Rinker, authorized contract with S&W Property Management of Fryeburg ME at $10,200 for janitorial services at the Tamworth Troop E Station and Motor Vehicle Substation through June 30, 1998.

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
The Governor and Council acted as follows:

#135. Authorized leave of absence without pay for Rebecca Nyre from August 5 through November 4, 1996.

#136. Authorized RETROACTIVE leave of absence without pay for Mary Hartman from July 7 through October 9, 1996.

#137. Authorized to accept the Equipment Acquisition Plan Status Report through June 30, 1996.

#138. Authorized the Construction Program for State Aid for Class I, II and III Highways using State Aid Construction Funds for FY97 as stated in letter of June 12, 1996.

#139. Authorized agreement with Northeast Electronics Inc. of Londonderry at $25,000 for computer services through June 30, 1997.

#140. Authorized to extend lease agreement with McCarthy Properties of West Dennis MA at $14,720 from August 1, 1996 through July 31, 1997.

#141. Authorized to accept the Contemplated Award List for the period of May 31 through June 19, 1996.

#142. Authorized to quitclaim whatever interest the State May have in the old highway easement of old NH Rte 101 in Raymond to John Grammas.

#143. Authorized to quitclaim whatever interest the State may have in the old highway easement of old NH Rte 9 in Chesterfield to Frederico and Ann Castillo.

#144. Authorized to amend agreement with Caron Engineering, inc. of Concord by increasing the dollar amount by $45,000, from $217,000 to $262,000.

#145. Authorized loan agreement with the NH Northcoast Corp. at $606,420 to allow the railroad to modernize its railroad facilities in Rollinsford, Somersworth and Rochester.

#146. Authorized agreement with the Office of Energy and Community Services at $542,715 to implement Phase 1 of the Inherently Low Emitting Vehicle Program.

#147. Authorized agreement with Atlantic Testing Laboratories of Manchester at $200,000 for Statewide Bridge Evaluations.

#148. Authorized agreement with Cheshire Sanitation, Inc. of Keene at $9,592 for rubbish disposal services at five District Four Patrol Buildings through June 30, 1998.

#149. Authorized agreement with Waste Management of NH, Inc. - Peterborough at $17,262 for rubbish disposal services at nine District Four Patrol Buildings through June 30, 1998.

#150. Authorized agreement with Guthrie Diving Company of Rockville MD at $49,000 for underwater bridge inspections.

#151. Authorized contract with Continental Paving Inc. of Londonderry at $729,763.75 for road resurfacing in Kingston.

#152. Authorized contract with F.L. Merrill Construction at $345,749.92 for construction of a single span box culvert and reconstruction of NH Rte 123 in Sharon.

#153. Authorized contract with E.D. Swett, Inc. of Concord at $434,978 for bridge replacement in Pittsfield.

#154. Authorized contract with Kriester Artesian Well Co. at $24,212.50 for drilled wells and pumps on the properties of Wendal Nelson of E. Hampstead, Aldie Therriault of Raymond and Walter Shivik of S. Hampton.

#155. Authorized contract with James Piscopo General Contractor, Inc. of Winnisquam at $252,417 for reconstruction and realigning Rte 33 in Greenland.

#156. Authorized contract with Hansen-Fox Co., Inc. of Bow at $59,749 for exterior ductwork renovations at the Health & Human Services building in Concord.

#157. Authorized contract with R.S. Audley, Inc. of Bow at $5,254,536.41 for bridge and road construction and the construction of a 43 acre wetland mitigation site in Brentwood, Exeter, Epping and Hampton.

#158. Authorized to amend contract with James S. Piscopo General Contractor, Inc of Winnisquam by increasing the dollar amount by $8,000, from $91,178.81 to $99,178.81.

#159. Authorized contract with R.M. Piper, Inc. of Plymouth at $391,374.60 for bridge rehabilitation and safety improvements in Portsmouth.

#160. Authorized contract with Delucca Fence Company, Inc. of Methuen MA at $231,881.50 for removal and replacement of guardrails in Seabrook and Portsmouth.

#161. Authorized contract with Miller Construction, Inc. of Windsor VT at $336,722.15 for bridge rehabilitation in Andover.

#162. Authorized contract with Pike Industries, Inc. of Tilton at $358,558.50 for construction of a bike lane and shoulder in Conway.

#163. Authorized contract with Pike Industries, Inc. of Tilton at $343,523.50 for road resurfacing on the Spaulding Turnpike in Dover and Rochester.

#164. Authorized contract with D&R General Contracting, inc. of Stoneham MA at $354,347.60 for road resurfacing on the Central Turnpike in Bedford and Manchester.

#165. TUITION REQUESTS
The Governor and Executive Council approved as follows:

A. ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Requests permission to pay NH Technical Institute, Concord NH the sum of $1,195.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Theresa H. Sabbia, Computer Systems Technician, in the course entitled Netware 3.1x Administration.

B. HOSPITAL - Requests permission to pay NH Technical Institute, Concord NH the sum of $448.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Helen Symonds, Mental Health Worker I, in the course entitled English Composition.

C. TRANSPORTATION -

(1) Requests permission to pay NH College, Manchester NH the sum of $210.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Michael E. Brown, Stock Control Supervisor, in the course entitled Business Law II.

(2) Requests permission to pay NH College, Manchester NH the sum of $420.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Kimberly Eckenrode, Computer Training Coordinator, in the course entitled Business Education at the College Level.

(3) Requests permission to pay Franklin Pierce College, Concord NH the sum of $210.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Jack W. Ferns, Aviation Planner, in the course entitled Integrated Science II.

(4) Requests permission to pay NH College, Manchester NH the sum of $840.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Nickie Hunter, Civil Engineer II, in the courses entitled Business Government & Environment and Human Behavior.

(5) Requests permission to pay University of Massachusetts, Lowell MA. the sum of $800.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Anne R. Levesque, Hazardous Waste Manager, in the courses entitled Environmental Law and Water Resources Management.

(6) Requests permission to pay Franklin Pierce College, Concord NH the sum of $438.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Diana Smestad, Accountant IV, in the courses entitled Ethics and Business Law I.

(7) Requests permission to pay NH College, Manchester NH the sum of $840.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Roland J. Sparks, Public Works Project Manager III, in the courses entitled Managerial Economics and Production and Operation Management.

(8) Requests permission to pay UNH Durham, NH the sum of $860.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Thomas N. Towle, Administrator, in the courses entitled Financial Management and Advanced Organizational Theory.

#166. TRAVEL REQUESTS
The Governor and Executive Council approved as follows:

A. ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES - Requests permission for Michael Barlow, Director FDM, Carol Young, Systems Administrator and Wendy Pouliot, Application Program Analyst II or designee, to travel to Boston MA on July 16 - 18, 1996 to attend the Microsoft Explorer Training Conference. Total Cost: $1,100.00. Source of Funds: 100% General.

B. BANKING - Requests permission for Christopher Blanchette and Denise St.Pierre both Bank Exam. Trainees, to travel to Arlington VA on August 4 - 16, 1996 to attend the Financial Institutions Analysis School. Permission is also requested for a waiver to exceed the 300 mile radius by Personal vehicle, ALSO A CASH ADVANCE OF $400.00 EACH IS REQUESTED for Christopher Blanchette and Denise St. Pierre. Total Cost: $1,800.00. Source of Funds: 100% Banking Fees.

C. CORRECTIONS - Requests permission for Paul Brodeur, Commissioner and Theimann Ackerson, Department Planner or designee, to travel to Portland ME on July 22 - 24, 1996 to attend a Federally Sponsored Group Training Seminar to assist Maine and New Hampshire in the development of Sex Offender Treatment Programs. Expenses will be paid directly by the Federal Government.

D. EDUCATION - Requests permission for Paul K. Leather, Director, Sheila Lambert, Supervisor, Cheri Nixon, Rehabilitation Counselor II and Willis Ingram, Facility Specialist or designee, to travel to Washington DC on July 17 - 19, 1996 to attend the RSA National Training Conference on Effective Employment Strategies for Individuals and Disabilities. Total Cost: $100.00. Source of Funds: 100% Federal.

E. EDUCATION - Requests permission for Sallie Fellows, MIS Analyst and Cecile Petrin, Technical Support Specialist, to travel to Washington DC on July 23 - 26, 1996 to attend a conference sponsored by the National Center for Education Statistics entitled 1996 Summer Data Conference. Total Cost: $2,600.00. Source of Funds: 100% Federal.

F. ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Requests permission for Kathleen M. Brockett, Principal Planner and Charles Knox, Public Information Officer or designee, to travel to Providence RI on July 18, 1996 to attend the Ozone Transport Commission - Communications Committee Meeting. Total Cost: $45.00. Source of Funds: 100% Federal.

G. FISH & GAME - Requests permission for James J. DeStefano, Executive Director, Edward Robinson, Wildlife Biologist and Julie Malecha, Biological Technician or designee, to travel to Kansas City MO on July 22 - 29 1996 to attend the Atlantic Flyway Technical Section Meeting. Total Cost: $2,510.00. Source of Funds: 100% Fish & Game.

H. FISH & GAME - Requests permission for Scott Kenneson, Conservation Officer and James MacKenzie, Conservation Officer or designee, to travel to Otis MA on August 11 - 21, 1996 to attend Living Marine Resource Enforcement training seminar. Total Cost: $50.00. Source of Funds: 100% Fish & Game.

I. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF ELDERLY & ADULT - Requests permission for JoAnn Jordan, Alzheimer s Serv. Coord. and Tracey Tarr, Alzheimer s Program Specialist II, to travel to Chicago IL on July 13 - 17, 1996 to attend the Fifth National Alzheimers Disease Conference. ALSO A CASH ADVANCE OF $522.00 EACH IS REQUESTED for JoAnn Jordan and Tracey Tarr. Total Cost: $2,224.00. Source of Funds: 100% Federal.

J. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES - OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER - Requests permission for Lenny Smith, Tech. Project Manager, Tom Drinane, Program Team Leader, Nathan Sanborn and Diane Delisle, both Program Specialists, Joseph Mercurio, Client Server Developer, Richard Sliwoski, Database Administrator and MarthaJane Peck, Tech. Specialist III, to travel to Oklahoma City OK travel will occur between July 10 and 30, 1996 to meet with Oklahoma state staff and transfer the Kase Information Data System Application, Oklahoma Statewide Automated Child Welfare Information System to the state of NH. Total Cost: $9,079.00. Source of Funds: 50% Federal and 50% State.

K. JUSTICE - Requests permission for Jo Davidson, Victim Assist. Comm. and Tara Bickford Bailey, Victim Compensation Coord. or designee, to travel to San Diego CA on September 4 - 8, 1996 to attend a training conference of the National Association of Crime Victim Compensation Boards. Total Cost: $1,750.00. Source of Funds: 100% Federal.

L. STATE PLANNING - Requests permission for Patrick Herlihy, Senior Planner and Donna Severance, Business Administrator, to travel to Fairfax VA on August 19 - 23, 1996 to attend the Consolidated Planning Strategy and Integrated Disbursement and Information System training. ALSO A CASH ADVANCE OF $400.00 IS REQUESTED for Patrick Herlihy. Total Cost: $2,198.00. Source of Funds: 100% Fed.

M. STATE PLANNING - Requests permission for Patrick Herlihy, Senior Planner and Kenneth Ortmann, Principal Planner, to travel to Washington DC on July 16 - 19, 1996 to attend the Council of State Community Development Agencies annual Program Managers Meeting. ALSO A CASH ADVANCE OF $400.00 IS REQUESTED for Patrick Herlihy. Total Cost: $2,202.00. Source of Funds: 100% Fed.

N. POLICE STANDARDS & TRAINING - Requests permission for Earl M. Sweeney, Director and Bradley Parker, Manager, to travel to Boston MA on July 15 - 16, 1996 to attend the Creative Training Techniques Seminar. Total Cost: $1,480.00. Source of Funds: 100% Penalty Assessment Fund.

O. POSTSECONDARY TECHNICAL EDUCATION - Requests permission for David Miller, Professor and Doyle Davis, Professor or designee, to travel to Baltimore MD on July 21- 24, 1996 to attend the John Hopkins University/National Science Foundation project design team working meeting. Total Cost: $1,954.00. Source of Funds: 100% Federal.

P. PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION - Requests permission for Peter Kelley, Program Specialist II, Todd Bohan, Economist I, Paul Tessier, PUC Examiner and Henery Bergeron, PUC Examiner, to travel to Lansing MI on July 28 to August 9, 1996 to attend and participate in the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners 1996 Annual Regulatory Studies Program. Permission is also requested for a waiver to exceed the 300 mile radius by Personal vehicle. Total Cost: $8,448.00. Source of Funds: 100% Utility Assessment.

Q. PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION - Requests permission for Wallace Ramsden, Informational Representative, to travel to Bethesda MD on September 25 - 27, 1996 to attend a conference on Tools and Techniques for Measuring and Improving Customer Satisfaction in the Public Sector. Permission is also requested for a waiver to exceed the 300 mile radius by Personal vehicle. ALSO A CASH ADVANCE OF $100.00 IS REQUESTED for Wallace Ramsden. Total Cost: $2,485.00. Source of Funds: 100% Utility Assessment Fees.

R. RESOURCES & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - Requests permission for Daniel DeHart, Nursery Manager and Howard Lewis, Nursery Technician or designee, to travel to New London CT on August 19 - 22, 1996 to attend the annual conference of the Northeastern Nursery Association. Total Cost: $1,110.00. Source of Funds: 100% Tree Improvement Funds.

S. TRANSPORTATION - Requests permission for Scott Davis, Pavement Manager, to travel to Bowmanville Ontario, Canada on August 4 - 10, 1996 to attend the Annual Deighton Pavement Management Software Users Conference. Permission is also requested for a waiver to exceed the 300 mile radius by State vehicle. Total Cost: $1,150.00. Source of Funds: 100% Highway Funds.

T. TRANSPORTATION - Requests permission for Peter Carlson, Administrator and Victoria Chase, Chief of Systems Analysis, to travel to Sturbridge MA on September 15 - 20, 1996 to attend the AASHTO National Transportation Management Conference. Total Cost: $1,100.00. Source of Funds: 100% Highway Funds.

U. TRANSPORTATION - Requests permission for Subramanen Sharma, Traffic Research Engr. and Richard Marshall, Chief of Systems Planning, to travel to Stratton Mountain VT on August 18 - 21, 1996 to attend the 49th annual meeting of the North Atlantic Transportation Planning Officials. Total Cost: $990.00. Source of Funds: 80% Federal and 20% Highway.

DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES
The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

Wetlands Board

#167. Authorized request of George Hails to replace 6 ft x 30 ft section of ice damage pier, Oyster River, Durham.

#168. Authorized request of National Society of Colonial Dames to repair and or replace pilings and structural members supporting existing restaurant deck as needed, Piscataqua River, Portsmouth.

DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES
#169. The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Streeter, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized the telephone poll held on June 19, 1996 that accepted and placed on file, the Report and Findings of Councilor Bernard A. Streeter, Jr. with regard to a project in participation with Franklin Pierce College of Rindge. The results of the telephone poll are as follows:

Councilor Burton - yes
Councilor Spaulding - yes
Councilor Griffin - yes
Councilor Rinker - no contact
Councilor Streeter - yes

#170. The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized the telephone poll held on June 19, 1996 that accepted and placed on file, the Report and Findings of Councilor Peter J. Spaulding with regard to a project in participation with Concord Hospital, Inc. The results of the telephone poll are as follows:

Councilor Burton - yes
Councilor Spaulding - yes
Councilor Griffin - yes
Councilor Rinker - no contact
Councilor Streeter - yes

DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
#171. The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Rinker, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized the telephone poll held on June 26, 1996 that approved the transfer of $108,520 from the Parks Fund as stated in letter of April 17, 1996. Fiscal Committee approved June 12, 1996. The results of the telephone poll are as follows:

Councilor Burton - yes
Councilor Spaulding - yes
Councilor Griffin - yes
Councilor Rinker - yes
Councilor Streeter - yes

OFFICE OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL
(Item #29 - Tabled at the 6/19/96 meeting)
The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Burton, removed from Item #29 from the Table. No further action was taken.

#172. The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, authorized the telephone poll held on June 26, 1996 that approved an agreement with HHJS-Commercial Maintenance of South Berwick ME at $13,410.60 from July 1, 1996 through June 30, 1997. The results of the telephone poll are as follows:

Councilor Burton - yes
Councilor Spaulding - yes
Councilor Griffin - yes
Councilor Rinker - yes
Councilor Streeter - yes

DIVISION OF PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES
#173. The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, authorized the telephone poll held on June 26, 1996 that approved an agreement with the Massachusetts Health Research Institute, Inc. of Boston MA at $217,700 for laboratory analysis of blood samples obtained on newborns from July 1, 1996 through June 30, 1997. The results of the telephone poll are as follows:

Councilor Burton - yes
Councilor Spaulding - yes
Councilor Griffin - yes
Councilor Rinker - yes
Councilor Streeter - no

DIVISION OF CHILDREN, YOUTH AND FAMILIES
#174. The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Rinker, authorized the telephone poll held on June 26, 1996 that approved a contract with Dynamics Research Corporation of Andover MA at $4,496,731 for a computer system through August 31, 1997. The results of the telephone poll are as follows:

Councilor Burton - yes
Councilor Spaulding - yes
Councilor Griffin - yes
Councilor Rinker - yes
Councilor Streeter - yes

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
#175. The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Rinker, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized the telephone poll held on June 26, 1996 that approved a contract with American Pipeline Supply Corp of Lisbon Falls ME at $43,095 for sewer line inspection and repair at the Lakes Region Development Center in Laconia. The results of the telephone poll are as follows:

Councilor Burton - yes
Councilor Spaulding - yes
Councilor Griffin - yes
Councilor Rinker - yes
Councilor Streeter - yes

DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES
(Item #43 - Tabled at the 6/19/96 meeting)
The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Rinker, seconded by Councilor Streeter, with Councilor Griffin voting NO, removed Item #43 from the Table. No further action was taken.

#176. Then on motion of Councilor Rinker, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilor Griffin voting NO, authorized the telephone poll held on July 1, 1996 that approved the lease agreement with Dusty's Transport, Inc. of Auburn at $18,000 for office and courtroom space through June 30, 1998. The results of the telephone poll are as follows:

Councilor Burton - yes
Councilor Spaulding - yes
Councilor Griffin - no
Councilor Rinker - yes
Councilor Streeter - yes

BOARD OF TAX AND LAND APPEALS
(Item #52A - Tabled at the 5/22/96 meeting)
The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Streeter, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilor Griffin voting NO, removed Item #52A From the Table. No further action was taken.

#177. WITHDRAWN - The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Rinker, voted to withdraw the request to approve the salary for Jeffrey W. Leidinger at Group L, Step 3 ($44,348) effective May 31, 1996 for a five year term. The results of the telephone poll held on July 1, 1996 are as follows:

Councilor Burton - yes
Councilor Spaulding - no
Councilor Griffin - no
Councilor Rinker - yes
Councilor Streeter - yes

REMOVED FROM THE TABLE

TREASURY DEPARTMENT
(Item #54 from the 6/19/96 meeting)
#54. The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Streeter, Removed from the Table, and on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized to issue a check in the amount of $829.31 to the Walpole IGA from funds not otherwise appropriated.

LATE ITEMS

TREASURY DEPARTMENT
A. The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Streeter, authorize to increase the General Fund Debt Service by $659,435.70 for the payment of debt service on August 1, 1996 on behalf of the Pease Develop ment Authority for Business Express Airlines.

DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY
Safety Services

B. The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Streeter, authorized permit application of Eastern Shores Condominium Association on Lake Winnipesaukee in Laconia for an additional six moorings, for a total of thirteen.

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
C. The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized out of state travel for up to five staff to travel to the Boston MA, NY City, Baltimore MD and Washington DC through June 30, 1997.

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

D. Authorize contract with Pike Industries, Inc. of Tilton at $543,480 for road resurfacing in District III.

E. Authorized contract with Brox Industries, Inc. of Dracut MA at $568,300.31 for road resurfacing in District V.

F. Authorized contract with Brox Industries, Inc. of Dracut MA at $387,562.50 for road resurfacing on the Blue Star Turnpike.

G. Authorized contract with R.J. Olszak Construction of Bridgewater at $69,026 for the demolition of five state owned buildings in the Town of Bath.

DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES
Wetlands Board

H. The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Rinker, authorized request of Steven Gray to rebuild and reconstruct a stone retaining wall, Back Channel-Little Harbor, Portsmouth.

DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES
WARRANTS

I. The Commissioner of Administrative Services reported total expenditures of $164,790,487.06 from Treasury Warrant No. 96-12 and the Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Streeter, seconded by Councilor Burton, voted to lapse the balance of $40,209,512.94.

The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Streeter, seconded by Councilor Burton, voted to set up Treasury Warrant No. 97-01 in the amount of $215,000,000.00.

The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Griffin, authorized to accept with thanks on behalf of the State of New Hampshire, the Flying Yankee Train.

The Governor set the next regular meeting for July 31, 1996 at 10:00 a.m. in Concord at the State House.

The Honorable Board then Adjourned

 

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