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July 14, 2004
 

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GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MINUTES
State House, Concord, New Hampshire
July 14, 2004 10:00 a.m.

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

The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Wheeler, accepted the minutes of June 23, 2004.

The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Wheeler, seconded by Councilor Burton approved the appointment of several persons nominated for Civil Commissions from the June 23, 2004 meeting.

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

RESIGNATIONS

The Governor and Council, with regret, accepted the following resignations:

Board of Mental Health Practice
Marriage and Family Therapist
Larry J Hansen, Durham Effective: August 21, 2004

CONFIRMATIONS

The Governor and Council confirmed the following:

Assessing Standards Board
Municipal official of town with population over 5,000
Cheryl-Ann Bolouk, Salem Effective: July 14, 2004
New Position Term: July 14, 2006

New Hampshire Community Technical College System
President of NH CTC of Berlin/Laconia
Katherine Eneguess, Errol Effective: July 14, 2004
HH/Step 5, $84,232 Serves at pleasure of Board of Trustees

New Hampshire Community Technical College System
President of NH Technical Institute of Concord
Lynn Kilchenstein, Concord Effective: July 14, 2004
II/Max $89,128 Serves at pleasure of Board of Trustees

Department of Corrections
Commissioner
Stephen J Curry, Manchester Effective: July 14, 2004
Filling Vacancy Term: October 24, 2005
LL/Max $99,317

State Board on Fire Control
Volunteer Chief of Fire Department
Richard G. Heselton, Fremont Effective: July 14, 2004
Reappointment Term: July 8, 2009

Fire Standards and Training Commission
Federation of Fire Mutual Aid Association
Roger P. Hatfield, Nashua Effective: July 14, 2004
Reappointment Term: June 16, 2007

Hazardous Material Tranportation Advisory Board
Recommended by NH Fire Chiefs Association
Henry L. Lipe III, Windham Effective: July 14, 2004
Reappointment February 13, 2007

Joint Promotional Program Screening Commission
Chamber of Commerce
Clinton A. Bean, Hanover Effective: July 14, 2004
Reappointment Term: July 13, 2007

Joint Promotional Program Screening Commission
Member at Large
Brett St.Clair, Dunbarton Effective: July 14, 2004
Reappointment Term: July 13, 2007

Department of Justice
Attorney General
Kelly A. Ayotte, Nashua Effective: July 14, 2004
Replacing Peter Heed, Westmoreland Term: March 31, 2005
LL $99,317

Lakes Management Advisory Committee
Tourism Industry
James S. Morash, Meredith Effective: July 14, 2004
Reappointment Term: August 1, 2007

Land and Community Heritage Authority Board
Cultural and Historic Resources
Thomas S. Burack, Hopkinton Effective: July 14, 2004
Reappointment Term: September 6, 2008

Maine-New Hampshire Interstate Bridge Authority
Michael M. O’Malley, Portsmouth Effective: July 14, 2004
Replacing Russell Levenson Term: May 25, 2007

Mount Washington Commission
Paul T. Fitzgerald, Laconia Effective: July 14, 2004
Reappointment Term: July 2, 2009

Mount Washington Commission
Guy Gosselin, Gorham Effective: July 14, 2004
Reappointment Term: July 2, 2009

New Hampshire Municipal Bond Bank
Municipal Government
Steve S. Panagoulis, Plymouth Effective: July 14, 2004
Vacancy Term: July 1, 2005

New Hampshire Municipal Bond Bank
James E. Tibbetts, Colebrook Effective: July 14, 2004
Reappointment Term: July 1, 2009

Board of Nursing
Mertie L. Potter, Concord Effective: July 14, 2004
Replacing Linda L. Compton, Francestown Term: May 10, 2007

Public Employees Labor Relations Board
Management
James O’Mara, Amherst Effective: July 14, 2004
Replacing Richard Roulx Term: September 18, 2010

Railroad Appeals Board
Legal Profession
Francis X. Quinn Jr, Portsmouth Effective: July 14, 2004
Reappointment Term: April 23, 2007

Real Estate Commission
Broker
Arthur H. Slattery, Amherst Effective: July 14, 2004
Reappointment Term: September 15, 2009

Respiratory Care Practitioners Governing Board
Physician knowledgeable in the Practice of Respiratory Care
Jeffrey T. Reisert, Plymouth Effective: July 14, 2004
Replacing D. Thomas Akey Term: February 18, 2007

New Hampshire Retirement System
Nominated by NH Police Association
Dean Crombie, Somersworth Effective: July 14, 2004
Reappointment Term: July 1, 2006

New Hampshire Retirement System
Nominated by NH State Permanent Firemen’s Association
Brian W. Morrissey, Nashua Effective: July 14, 2004
Reappointment Term: July 1, 2006

Department of Revenue Administration
Commissioner
G. Philip Blatsos, Goffstown Effective: July 14, 2004
Reappointment Term: September 1, 2008

Traffic Safety Commission
Jeremiah P. Gearan, Concord Effective: July 14, 2004
Reappointment Term: September 16, 2009

Traffic Safety Commission – Councilor Griffin voted no.
Russell E. MacCleery, Chichester Effective: July 14, 2004
Reappointment Term: September 16, 2009

Traffic Safety Commission
John A. Stephen, Manchester Effective: July 14, 2004
Reappointment Term: September 16, 2009

Traffic Safety Commission
Richard G. Tuck, Franklin Effective: July 14, 2004
Reappointment Term: September 16, 2009

Water Well Board
Public Member
Christopher L. Covel, Lyndeborough Effective: July 14, 2004
Reappointment Term: September 15, 2007

Wetlands Council
Construction
Brian K. Fowler, Gilford Effective: July 14, 2004
Reappointment Term: July 11, 2007

NOMINATIONS

The Governor placed into nomination the following:

State Committee on Aging
Rockingham County
Darwin Farber, Exeter Effective: Upon Confirmation
Reappointment Term: June 24, 2007

Economic Development Matching Grants Program
Nominated by NH Association of Commerce and Industry
Dennis Lagueux, Manchester Effective: Upon Confirmation
Reappointment Term: September 8, 2006

Economic Development Matching Grants Program
Nominated by NH Association of Commerce and Industry
Gary R. Mayo, Lebanon Effective: Upon Confirmation
Reappointment Term: September 8, 2006

Community Development Finance Authority
Small Business
Daniel R. Gray, Portsmouth Effective: Upon Confirmation
Reappointment Term: July 17, 2009

Lakes Management Advisory Committee
Member of Conservations Commission
Marsha Lavallee-Huntoon, Wakefield Effective: Upon Confirmation
Reappointment Term: August 22, 2007

Mental Health Practice Board
Marriage and Family Therapist
Joan Staigers Haley, New Boston Effective: Upon Confirmation
Replacing Larry J Hansen Term: October 31, 2005

Occupational Therapy Governing Board
Public Member
Jeffrey D. Spill, Dunbarton Effective: Upon Confirmation
Reappointment Term: August 18, 2007

Pari-Mutuel Commission
Anthony Urban, Berlin Effective: Upon Confirmation
Replacing George Hickman, Madbury Term: September 24, 2007

Postsecondary Education Commission
NH College and University Council
Paul Leblanc, Manchester Effective: Upon Confirmation
Replacing Richard Gustafson, Manchester Term: June 30, 2009

Department of Resources and Economic Development
Director of Travel and Tourism Development
Alice L. DeSouza, Bedford Effective: Upon Confirmation
Replacing Lauri O. Klefos, Concord Term: March 8, 2008

New Hampshire Retirement System Board of Trustees
Nominee of State Employees Association
Robert Lyon, Loudon Effective: Upon Confirmation
Replacing Charles Koontz, Hopkinton Term: July 1, 2006

Telecommunications Planning and Development Advisory Commission
Internet Service Provider
Carol Miller, Gorham Effective: Upon Confirmation
Reappointment Term: December 6, 2006

Telecommunications Planning and Development Advisory Commission
Industry Representative
William Stafford, Weare Effective: Upon Confirmation
Reappointment Term: October 18, 2006

Telecommunications Planning and Development Advisory Commission
Industry Representative
Lisa Thorne, Manchester Effective: Upon Confirmation
Reappointment Term: November 9, 2006

Traffic Safety Commission
Henry Bourgeois, Manchester Effective: Upon Confirmation
Replacing Donald Anderson Term: September 16, 2008

Transportation Appeals Board
Professional Engineer
H. Edmund Bergeron, North Conway Effective: Upon Confirmation
Reappointment Term: April 23, 2007

Water Council
Conservation/Environmental Organization
Barry Lussier, Manchester Effective: Upon Confirmation
Replacing David T Funk, Durham Term: August 24, 2008

BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY

#1 The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Wieczorek, seconded by Councilor Burton and further on a roll call vote as follows: Councilor Burton – yes, Councilor Spaulding – yes, Councilor Griffin – yes, Councilor Wieczorek – yes, and Councilor Wheeler – yes, Authorized to hold a Public Hearing to approve an award of a State Guarantee under RSA 162-A:13-a with respect to a loan from Ocean National Bank and C&M Machinery, Inc. in Hudson, New Hampshire. 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 14, 2004
COUNCIL CHAMBER, CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE

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At approximately 10:30 a.m., the Governor announced that the next matter to be considered would be the award of a State guarantee under the Working Capital Line of Credit Guarantee Program of the Business Finance Authority in connection with a loan to be made by Ocean National Bank to C&M Machine Products, 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 hear anyone wishing to speak on the subject and introduced Jack Donovan, Executive Director of the Authority who briefly explained the project and introduced Diane Mercier, Vice President of Ocean National Bank, and Paul Villemaire of C&M Machine Products, 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 Wieczorek 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 OCEAN NATIONAL BANK TO C&M MACHINE PRODUCTS, INC." 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.

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A RESOLUTION UNDER RSA 162-A:18
AWARDING A STATE GUARANTEE UNDER RSA 162-A:13-a
WITH RESPECT TO A LOAN FROM
OCEAN NATIONAL BANK TO
C&M MACHINE PRODUCTS, INC

WHEREAS, the Governor and Council (the "Governor and Council") of the State of New Hampshire (the "State") have received from the Business Finance Authority of the State of New Hampshire (the "Authority") its written recommendation that the Governor and Council make certain findings and determinations pursuant to RSA 162-A:18 with respect to the award of a guarantee of the Authority in an amount equal to seventy-five percent (75%) of the principal amount of a loan up to $750,000 from Ocean National Bank to C&M Machine Products, Inc., pursuant to RSA 162-A:13-a (the Working Capital Loan Guarantee Program or the "WAG Program");

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

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

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

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

NOW, THEREFORE, IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED THAT:

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

(a) Special Findings.

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

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

(b) General Findings.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Passed and Agreed to July 14, 2004.

OFFICE OF ENERGY AND PLANNING
The Governor and Council acted as follows:

#2 Authorized to enter into an agreement with the Southwest Region Planning Commission to continue their efforts to address local, municipal and regional planning issues in the amount of $24,575. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2005. 100% General Funds.

#3 Authorized to enter into an agreement with the North Country Council, Inc., Bethlehem, NH, to continue their efforts to address local, municipal and regional planning issues in the amount of $21,037. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2005. 100% General Funds.

#4 Authorized to enter into an agreement with the Lakes Region Planning Commission, Meredith, NH, to continue their efforts to address local, municipal and regional planning issues in the amount of $25,717. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2005. 100% General Funds.

#5 Authorized to enter into an agreement with the Southern NH Planning Commission, Manchester, NH, to continue their efforts to address local, municipal and regional planning issues in the amount of $32,182. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2005. 100% General Funds.

#6 Authorized to enter into an agreement with the Rockingham Planning Commission, Exeter, NH, to continue their efforts to address local, municipal and regional planning issues in the amount of $28,812. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2005. 100% General Funds.

#7 Authorized to enter into an agreement with the Nashua Regional Planning Commission, Nashua, NH, to continue their efforts to address local, municipal and regional planning issues in the amount of $28,796. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2005. 100% General Funds.

#8 Authorized to enter into an agreement with the Strafford Regional Planning Commission, Dover, NH, to continue their efforts to address local, municipal and regional planning issues in the amount of $23,567. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2005. 100% General Funds.

#9 Authorized to enter into an agreement with the Central NH Regional Planning Commission, Concord, NH, to continue their efforts to address local, municipal and regional planning issues in the amount of $22,992. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2005. 100% General Funds.

#10 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Upper Valley Lake Sunapee Regional Planning Commission, Lebanon, NH, to continue their efforts to address local, municipal and regional planning issues in the amount of $22,322. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2005. 100% General Funds.

#11 Authorized to retroactively amend an agreement with Nashua Regional Planning Commission, Nashua, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 8-13-03, item #3), to recruit new employees, by extending the end date from June 30, 2004 to December 31, 2004.

#11A Authorized to enter into a contract with Tri-County Community Action Program, Inc., Berlin, NH, as a grant recipient under the federal Fuel Assistance Program in an amount not to exceed $2,263,901, during the period July 14, 2004 to September 30, 2005. (2)Further Authorized to advance Tri-County Community Action Program Inc., up to a maximum of $702,962. The advance of funds will enable the program to operate between monthly reimbursements from the state. 100% Federal Funds.

#11B Authorized to enter into a contract with Strafford County Community Action Committee, Inc., Dover, NH, as a grant recipient under the federal Fuel Assistance Program in an amount not to exceed $809,665, during the period July 14, 2004 to September 30, 2005. (2)Further Authorized to advance Strafford County Community Action Committee Inc., up to a maximum of $242,744. The advance of funds will enable the program to operate between monthly reimbursements from the state. 100% Federal Funds.

#11C Authorized to enter into a contract with Rockingham Community Action Inc., Portsmouth, NH, as a grant recipient under the federal Fuel Assistance Program in an amount not to exceed $1,150,556, during the period July 14, 2004 to September 30, 2005. (2)Further Authorized to advance Rockingham Community Action Inc., up to a maximum of $348,906. The advance of funds will enable the program to operate between monthly reimbursements from the state. 100% Federal Funds.

#11D Authorized to enter into a contract with Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties, Inc., Concord, NH, as a grant recipient under the federal Fuel Assistance Program in an amount not to exceed $1,632,191, during the period July 14, 2004 to September 30, 2005. (2)Further Authorized to advance Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties Inc., up to a maximum of $503,686. The advance of funds will enable the program to operate between monthly reimbursements from the state. 100% Federal Funds.

#11E Authorized to enter into a contract with Southwestern Community Services Inc., Keene, NH, as a grant recipient under the federal Fuel Assistance Program in an amount not to exceed $1,217,038, during the period July 14, 2004 to September 30, 2005. (2)Further Authorized to advance Southwestern Community Services Inc., up to a maximum of $370,852. The advance of funds will enable the program to operate between monthly reimbursements from the state. 100% Federal Funds.

#11F Authorized to enter into a contract with Southern NH Services Inc., Manchester, NH, as a grant recipient under the federal Fuel Assistance Program in an amount not to exceed $2,885,152, during the period July 14, 2004 to September 30, 2005. (2)Further Authorized to advance Southern NH Services Inc., up to a maximum of $899,809. The advance of funds will enable the program to operate between monthly reimbursements from the state. 100% Federal Funds.

OFFICE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
The Governor and Council acted as follows:

#12 Authorized to reclassify position #10234, Program Assistant I, salary grade 12 to an Accounting Technician, salary grade 12. Effective upon G&C approval.

#13 Authorized to reclassify position #21600, Supervisor II, salary grade 21 to a Technical Support Specialist II, salary grade 21. Effective upon G&C approval.

#14 Authorized to reclassify position #10390, Systems Development Specialist III, salary grade 23 to a Technical Support Specialist III, salary grade 25. Effective upon G&C approval.

#15 Authorized to reclassify position #10579 Information Technology Manager V, salary grade 34 to a Technical Support Specialist IV, salary grade 32. Effective upon G&C approval.

#16 Authorized to reclassify position #40631 Systems Development Specialist V, salary grade 28 to a Technical Support Specialist VI III, salary grade 29. Effective upon G&C approval.

#17 Authorized to reclassify position #20191, Administrator IV, salary grade 33 to a Information Technology Manager IV, salary grade 32. Effective upon G&C approval.

CONNECTICUT RIVER VALLEY RESOURCE COMMISSION

#18 NOT USED

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY
The Governor and Council acted as follows:

#19 Authorized to enter into an agreement with the County of Sullivan, Newport, NH, to study the potential for a residential assisted living facility at the Sullivan County Complex, Unity, NH, in the amount of $12,000. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2005.

#20 Authorized to enter into an agreement to make capital improvements and renovate five properties for the Concord Housing Authority, in the amount of $435,000. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2005.

#21 Authorized under the Community Development Block Grant Program, to enter into an agreement with the City of Concord, NH, for the purpose of renovating the existing FRIENDS Emergency Housing, in the amount of $49,800.

#22 Authorized under the Community Development Block Grant Program to enter into an agreement with the City of Laconia, NH, for the purpose of constructing a day care facility, in the amount of $500,000. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2005.

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

#23 Authorized Colombe G Cote, Biddeford, ME, be nominated for appointment to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard. This office meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, morally, and professionally qualified.

#24 Authorized Russell F Morin, Merrimack, NH, be nominated for promotion to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard. This office meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, morally, and professionally qualified. This position is a vacancy promotion.

#25 Authorized Nicholas S Adler, Portland, ME, be nominated for promotion to the rank of Major, NH Army National Guard. This office meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, and professionally qualified.

#26 Authorized John A Gobel, Canaan, NH, be nominated for promotion to the rank of Major, NH Army National Guard. This office meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, and professionally qualified.

#27 Authorized to enter into a retroactive contract with Exeter Locksmith, for locksmith services provided at the NHNG Training Site in Center Strafford, in the amount of $5,565. Effective May 5, 2004 through May 11, 2004. 100% Federal Funds.

ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES
The Governor and Council acted as follows:

#28 Authorized to enter into a contract with WV Engineering Associates, PA from Keene, NH, to consult and assist with the Continuation of the Governor’s Building Energy Conservation Initiative, for a total amount not to exceed $35,000. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2005.

#29 Authorized Bureau of Court Facilities to enter into a lease agreement with the Town of Colebrook, NH, for office and courtroom space, for $8,786.40. Effective retroactively to July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005. (2)Further Authorized to waive compliance with RSA 10:B. The non-budgeted financial burden imposed on the State to test and comply with RSA 10:B in obtaining a clean air certificate is beyond the resources of this agency.

TREASURY DEPARTMENT
The Governor and Council acted as follows:

#30 Authorized to deposit as available, funds of the State, in any banks as detailed in letter dated June 28, 2004.

#31 Authorized to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated and the State Treasurer to issue checks in the amount of $12,865.22 to the rightful owners of abandoned or unclaimed funds.

DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL RESOURCES
The Governor and Council acted as follows:

#32 Authorized to award a Conservation Number Plate Grant in the amount of $8,000 to the Town of Deerfield, for the preservation of the Deerfield Town Hall. 100% Other Funds.

#33 Authorized Division of Arts to enter into a contract with Dharma Creative, Nashua, NH, for the design and layout of various publications, in the amount of $25,492. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2006. 100% Federal Funds.

ATTORNEY GENERAL
The Governor and Council acted as follows:

#34 Authorized to amend a grant received from the National Governors Association (previously approved by G&C on 9-3-03, item #22), for the planning of information sharing projects in the State of NH, by retroactively extending the termination date from May 31, 2004 to a new end date of October 31, 2004. 100% Federal Funds.

#35 Authorized to enter into a sub-grant to the NH Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence to continue funding their programs providing direct services to victims of crime in the amount of $908,502. Effective retroactive to July 1, 2004 through September 30, 2006. 100% Federal Funds.

#36 Authorized to enter into sub-grants for programs aimed to promote gun safety, totaling $31,009 with the agencies as detailed in letter dated June 30, 2004. Effective upon G&C approval to September 30, 2005. 100% Federal Funds.

PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION

#37 NOT USED

BANKING DEPARTMENT

#38 The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Wieczorek, authorized a salary increment of $3,866 to Deputy Bank Commissioner Robert A Fleury. Effective August 14, 2004.

EMPLOYMENT SECURITY

#39 The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Griffin, authorized to enter into a service agreement with Imperial Painting for painting and wallpapering services at the NHES’s offices statewide, for a total agreement amount of $40,000. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007. 100% Federal Funds.

LIQUOR COMMISSION
The Governor and Council acted as follows:

#40 Authorized a waiver from Administrative Rule 308.05(c)(2) for travel outside a 300 mile radius from employee’s official headquarters by other than commercial carrier for Chairman Anthony C Maiola to travel out of state to Hershey, PA, to the PA State Liquor Control Board Marketing Conference. Effective August 9, 2004 to August 13, 2004.

#41 Authorized to amend a sole source contract with ACR Systems of Jacksonville, FL, exercising the purchase option of the contract of the software source code for the point of sale equipment which supports the Liquor Commission retail stores statewide, by increasing the contract price limitation by $706,000 from $3,572,570.03 to $4,278,570.03, and extending the contract by one year to June 30, 2008 and allows for continued software maintenance and certain software enhancements. 100% General Funds.

DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
The Governor and Council acted as follows:

#42 Authorized to continue the 14% enhancement for Nurse Practitioners. Effective retroactive to July 1, 2004 to June 30, 2004.

#43 Authorized to amend an existing lease contract with the Grafton County Commissioners, North Haverhill, NH, by extending the expiration date from June 30, 2004 to June 30, 2005, for $16,687.44. Effective retroactive from June 30, 2004. 100% General Funds.

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

#44 Authorized Division of Parks and Recreation to renew ten camp lots at Umbagog State Park in conformance to the Camp Lot Licenses and fee schedule for a five year term as detailed in letter dated July 14, 2004.

#45 Authorized Division of Parks and Recreation to pay the invoice, as detailed in letter dated July 14, 2004, as a sole source, in the amount of $4,651.63 for emergency repairs to the 1998 Case tractor from RC Hazelton, VC #70254, Manchester, NH. Retroactive, 100% Other Funds.

#46 Authorized Division of Forests and Lands to accept and expend federal funds for the period ending September 30, 2004 for Forest Stewardship in the amount of $4,500. 100% Federal Funds.

#47 Authorized Division of Forests and Lands to accept and expend federal funds for the period ending September 30, 2004 for Urban Forestry Assistance in the amount of $3,000. 100% Federal Funds.

#48 Authorized Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a Special Use Permit with the Hampton Area Chamber of Commerce, Hampton, NH, for their use of Hampton Beach from the easterly sidewalk from H Street to the Marine Memorial for the purpose of the 15 th Annual Hampton Beach Seafood Festival for a fee of $2,000. Effective September 6, 2004 through September 12, 2004.

#49 Authorized Division of Parks and Recreation to retroactively extend the project for the Land and Water Conservation Fund Project, “Franconia Summit Improvements”, from December 31, 2003 to December 31, 2005.

#50 Authorized Division of Parks and Recreation to retroactively extend the project for the Land and Water Conservation Fund Project, “State Park Support Facility”, from December 31, 2003 to December 31, 2004.

#51 Authorized Trails Bureau to enter into Recreational Trails Program grants, totaling $636,659.31 with the organizations as detailed in letter dated June 25, 2004, pending Attorney General’s approval. 100% Other.

#52 Authorized Trails Bureau to enter into Grant-In-Aid Trail Maintenance and Equipment Contracts with the OHRV clubs, in the amount of $2,060,808.32, as detailed in letter dated June 10, 2004. Effective upon G&C approval through January 1, 2005. 100% Other.

#53 Authorized Division of Travel and Tourism Development to enter into an agreement for public relations services with Seacord Leading Edge of Newfields, NH, in an amount not to exceed $110,000. Effective July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2006 with one two-year option to renew upon written consent of both parties. 100% General Funds.

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

#54 Authorized to accept a Ruger Red Label 20-gauge shotgun, valued at approximately $1,545, from the Sturm Ruger Company.

#55 Authorized to enter into a contract with Franklin Pierce College, Rindge, NH, for conservation planning for endangered, threatened, and special concern bats in NH for a total of $34,160. Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2005. 100% Other.

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

#56 Authorized to expend funds in an amount not to exceed $60,000 for Phase 2 of the reconstruction of the Stratford Bog Dam in Stratford on an own force maintenance basis. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2004.

#57 Authorized to enter into a contract with Katahdin Analytical Services, Westbrook, ME, for laboratory analytical services, in the amount of $70,000. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2006. 71% General, 29% Other.

#58 Authorized to retroactively amend a contract with Camp, Dresser & McKee, Inc., Manchester, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 5-7-03, item #67), for professional engineering services for Phase II of sewerage improvements, by increasing the price limitation by $138,841 from $95,015 to $233,856, and extend the completion date to August 31, 2006. 100% other.

#59 Authorized to award a Household Hazardous Waste grant to the Nashua Regional Planning Commission on behalf of the Nashua Region Solid Waste Management District for the purpose of conducting a household hazardous waste collection project, for an amount not to exceed $39,500. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2004. 100% Other.

#60 Authorized to award a Wastewater State Aid Grant in the amount of $188,180 to the Town of Goffstown for a water pollution control project. Effective upon G&C approval. 100% General Funds.

#61 Authorized a loan agreement with the City of Manchester to finance the design and construction of an updated sludge dewatering system, in the amount of $3,200,000 under the provisions of RSA 486:14 and NH Admin Rules Env-C 500. Effective upon G&C approval.

#62 Authorized to exercise its option to extend a lease agreement with McCarthy Properties, Concord, NH, for a one-year lease extension for emergency response vehicle storage commencing retroactively from July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005. 100% Other.

#63 Authorized to retroactively enter into a two-year lease agreement with Dwight K Stowell, Athol, MA, for office space in Grantham, NH, in the amount of $13,000. Effective March 1, 2004 through June 30, 2006. (2)Further Authorized payment of $1,600 from FY’05 appropriations for FY’04 expenses. 100% General Funds.

#64 Authorized Gary, Kenneth & Gerard Palardy’s request to excavate a bank to construct a perched beach, utilizing sand, surrounded by stone wall, with steps accessing the beach and the water, dredge material from lakebed for access, and install a seasonal dock on frontage on property located at Greens Basin on Lake Winnipesaukee in Moultonborough.

#65 Authorized William Friece’s request to dredge lakebed and fill to construct breakwater with a gap at the shoreline and a cantilevered pier attached to a piling pier with a walkway on frontage on property located at Rattlesnake Island on Lake Winnipesaukee in Alton.

#66 Authorized John & Donna Jolin’s request to permanently remove an existing breakwater with a 2-slip docking structure, dredge material from lakebed for water depth and fill to construct a breakwater in a slight dogleg configuration, with a gap at the shoreline, drive five pilings to support a boat life, install a canopy, riprap shoreline, excavate a bank to construct a perched beach surrounded by stone, with steps accessing the beach and the water on property located at Lake Winnipesaukee in Gilford.

#67 Authorized J Donald Oldham’s request to remove an existing seasonal pier, fill lakebed to construct breakwater parallel to the shoreline with a cantilevered pier connected to a pilings pier by a walkway in an “F” configuration on frontage on property located at Long Island on Lake Winnipesaukee in Moultonborough.

#68 Authorized Ms Jane Gallagher’s request to construct a pier leading to a ramp and a float on frontage on property located along Hampton Harbor in Hampton.

#69 Authorized Brian Duchak’s request to amend a permit (previously approved by G&C On 5-7-03), to remove rock and deck and construct a crib to extend an existing pier, and install a seasonal jet ski lift on frontage on property located at Methodist Circle on Lake Winnipesaukee in Laconia.

#70 Authorized Frank & Ann Windsor’s request to construct a pier with a landing, leading to a ramp and two floats arranged in an L-shape on frontage on property located along the Oyster River in Durham.

#71 Authorized Patricia R Hippe’s request to add a new float directly adjacent to an existing float at the base of an existing pier and ramp on frontage on property located along the Lamprey River in Newmarket.

#72 Authorized Ken Plante’s request to relocate an existing float and add a new float to be arranged in an L-shape at the base of an existing pier and ramp on frontage on property located along the Piscataqua River Dover.

#73 Authorized J William, Stephen & Julia Marriott’s request to dredge from lakebed and excavate from the bank along shoreline to construct a 3-slip dug-in boathouse, excavate shoreline to construct a perched beach with wide access stairs on frontage on property located at Tuftonboro Neck on Lake Winnipesaukee in Tuftonboro.

#74 Authorized Edward Eagan’s request to construct a pier leading to a ramp and a float on frontage on property located along Fresh Creek in Dover.

#75 Authorized Karl Hahn’s request to construct a pier leading to a ramp and two floats arranged in and L-shape on frontage along Sagamore Creek in Portsmouth.

#76 Authorized Peter Bailey Steamboat Landing Condo Association’s request to dredge material from lakebed and repair and straighten an existing crib supported dock on frontage on property located on Lake Sunapee at Georges Mills.

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

Office of Community & Public Health

#77 Authorized Diabetes Education Program to amend an agreement with the Community Health Access Network, Raymond, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 12-18-02, item #97), to provide statewide diabetes prevention and clinical patient management services, by increasing the Price Limitation by $76,000 from $254,925 to $330,925 and extend the Completion Date to June 30, 2005 retroactive to July 1, 2004. 100% Federal Funds.

#78 Authorized Bureau of Maternal and Child Health, Home Visiting to enter into an agreement with The HUB Family Support Center, Dover, NH, to provide home visiting services for Medicaid eligible pregnant and parenting women in the greater Dover community, totaling $32,124. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2005. 100% Federal Funds.

#79 Authorized Bureau of Maternal and Child Health to enter into an agreement with JSI Research and Training Inc., dba Community Health Institute, Bow, NH, to conduct an abstinence only media campaign throughout the state with the express purpose of influencing youth to abstain from sexual activity until later in life, totaling $60,391. Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2004. 100% Federal Funds.

#80-#88 NOT USED

Division of Alcohol & Drug Abuse Prevention and Recovery

#89 Authorized memorandum of agreement with the NH Judicial Branch to support the operation of NH district court adolescent drug courts. (2)Further Authorized to grant general funds in the amount of $75,000 to the NH Judicial Branch. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2005. 100% General Funds.

Division of Child Support Services

#90 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Atlantic Media, LTD., Portsmouth, NH, for production of a Voluntary In-Hospital Paternity Acknowledgment video and a Hospital Staff Training video, in the amount of $41,770. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2005. 100% Federal Funds.

#91 NOT USED

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
The Governor and Council acted as follows:

#92 Authorized to pay the FY 2005 membership renewal fee to the National Association of State Directors of Special Education in the amount of $6,000. 100% Federal Funds.

#93 Authorized to retroactively pay the General Educational Development Testing Service the participation fee for fiscal year 2004 in the amount of $9,622. 100% General Funds.

#94 Authorized to participate in a five-day law conference to be held by the University of Southern Maine in Portland, ME on July 26-30, 2004 at a total cost not to exceed $11,573.45. (2)Further Authorized to grant funds, as the state’s share of the cost of the conference, to the University of Southern Maine, in the amount of $5,000. 100% Federal Funds. (3)Further Authorized to pay lodging, meals and registration fees for employees Authorized to attend the five-day law conference at the University of Southern Maine. 8% General, 92% Federal Funds.

#95 Authorized to conduct four two-day training sessions for principals and superintendents for the Gates Leadership project: New Hampshire School Administrators Leading with Technology, for a total cost of $24,647.20. (2)Further Authorized to enter into a retroactive contract with the Concord Holiday Inn, Concord, NH, to provide the necessary conference facilities and food services for training sessions for up to 160 participants during the period July 13, 2004 through August 6, 2004 in an amount not to exceed $24,647.20 which is part of the total cost above. 100% Other Funds.

#96 Authorized to utilize the services of the medical and psychological consultants, as detailed in letter dated June 11, 2004, upon G&C approval through June 30, 2005. (2)Further Authorized unencumbered payments on a fee for services basis as per the yearly maximums to a total cumulative amount of $805,549. 100% Federal Funds.

#97 Authorized to make a sole source grant to the Graduate College of Education at UMASS-Boston to help fund the Regional Program to Prepare Teachers of the Visually Impaired in the amount of $30,000. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2005. 100% Federal Funds.

#98 Authorized to grant funds to the College for Lifelong Learning, Concord, NH, to support the technical assistance program and serve students with disabilities, for an amount not to exceed $200,021. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2005. (2)Further Authorized unencumbered payment of said grant with internal accounting control within the Department of Education. (3)Further Authorized to exercise a renewal option on this grant for up to four additional fiscal years, pending legislative approval of the next two biennium budgets. 100% Federal Funds.

#99 Authorized to grant funds to the North Country Education Foundation, Gorham, NH, to provide tutorial services to those who qualify for special education services and who are incarcerated in NH’s various correctional facilities, for an amount not to exceed $188,000. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2005. (2)Further Authorized unencumbered payment of said grant with internal accounting control within the Department of Education. (3)Further Authorized to exercise a renewal option on this grant for up to two additional fiscal years, pending legislative approval of the next biennium budget. 100% Federal Funds.

#100 Authorized to grant sole source funds to the Southeastern Regional Education Service Center Inc., Bedford, NH, for on-site evaluations for programs designed for children and youth with disabilities, for an amount not to exceed $622,771.20. (2)Further Authorized unencumbered payment of said grant with internal accounting control within the Department of Education. 100% Federal Funds.

#101 Authorized to exercise its renewal option and retroactively grant funds to the Nashua Adult Learning Center, Nashua, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-25-03, item #454), to provide classes in early childhood education, adult education, and parenting education to promote academic success for families, for an amount not to exceed $200,665. Effective July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005. (2)Further Authorized unencumbered payment of said grant with internal accounting control within the Department of Education. 100% Federal Funds.

#102 Authorized to exercise its renewal option and grant funds to the Southeastern Regional Education Service Center, Inc., Bedford, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 8-14-02, item #213, amended on 3-19-03, item #127, and renewed on 4-16-03, item #92), to provide training and assigning of surrogate parents for educationally disabled students, for an amount not to exceed $73,374.12. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2005. (2)Further Authorized unencumbered payment of said grant with internal accounting control within the Department of Education. 100% Federal Funds.

NH COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE SYSTEM
The Governor and Council acted as follows:

#103 Authorized Technical College – Stratham to enter into a contract with Marcus Lieberman, Albuquerque, N.M., for the purpose of outside evaluation of the process and results of the development of the Northeast Biomanufacturing Resource Center, in the amount of $5,000. Effective upon G&C approval through January 31, 2005. 100% Federal Funds.

#104 Authorized to reclassify position #40955 Accountant I, Labor Grade 16, to a Supervisor II, Labor Grade 21. 56% General, 44% Other Funds.

#105 Authorized Technical College – Claremont to enter into a contract with Gobin Disposal Systems, Newport, NH, for the purpose of trash pickup, in the amount of $9,369. Effective upon G&C approval through June 31, 2007. 47% General, 53% Other Funds.

POLICE STANDARDS & TRAINING COUNCIL

#106 The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Wheeler, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized to renew its service agreement with Compass Group USA, dba Chartwells Dining Services, Rye Brook, NY, for the provision of meals through the NH Technical Institute dining hall to recruit and in-service officers attending programs at the Council facility, for a total amount of $205,665. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2005. 100% Other Funds.

DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY
The Governor and Council acted as follows:

#107 Authorized Division of State Police to enter into a sole source contract with Varian Inc., Walnut Creek, CA, for maintenance on a GC/MS (Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry) equipment, in the amount of $11,696. Effective upon G&C approval through June 23, 2005.

#108 Authorized Division of Fire Standards and Training/EMS to grant $8,000 to the Meadowood Country Area Fire Department of Fitzwilliam, NH, to upgrade the regional training ground. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2005.

#109 Authorized Division of Fire Standards and Training/EMS to grant the City of Nashua, NH $8,000 to assist them in upgrading the Regional Fire Training Ground Facility. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2005.

#110 Authorized Bureau of Emergency Management to retroactively waive Administrative Rule 308.05,cc 1,2 allowing use of a private car and state car over the radius of 300 miles, for four people to travel to Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island for the 23 rd Annual Conference of New England Governor’s and Eastern Canadian Premiers, June 14, 2004 to June 18, 2004.

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
The Governor and Council acted as follows:

#111 Authorized Bureau of Right-of-Way to accept and place on file the Contemplated Award List for the period of May 28, 2004 through June 25, 2004.

#112 Authorized contract with Curtin Enterprises Inc., dba Northeast Door Co., Concord, NH, to provide all labor, material and equipment to perform planned repairs, alterations and new installations of the doors and windows at Turnpike System maintenance facilities, welcome centers and toll locations, and perform emergency repair service, on the basis of a low bid of $50,000. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2006. 100% Turnpikes.

#113 Authorized Bureau of Highway Maintenance contract with Waste Management of NH, Laconia, NH, to provide rubbish disposal services at the NHDOT Highway Maintenance Patrol Sections in Lancaster, Jefferson, Gorham, Twin Mt., Lincoln, Franconia/Butterhill, and Littleton, for a total of $30,190, for the period retroactive to July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2006. 100% Highway.

#114 Authorized to renew a sole source maintenance service agreement with Applied Information Sciences Incorporated, Greenbelt, MD, (previously approved by G&C on 9-28-94, item #219), totaling $9,750. Effective retroactive to July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005.

#115 Authorized Bureau of Highway Design to enter into an agreement with The Louis Berger Group, Incorporated, Manchester, NH, for engineering consulting services for the preparation of contract plans, specifications and estimates for the repair of nine culverts in immediate need of repair within the rights-of-way of the Interstate System, for a total fee not to exceed $127,145.23. Effective upon G&C approval through twelve months from the date of Notice to Proceed.

#116 Authorized Division of Aeronautics to accept federal funds in the amount of $233,591 for the AIP-18 project to acquire snow removal and runway sweeping equipment, for a total of $245,885. (2)Further Authorized Bureau of Purchase and Property to award the Purchase Order to Liberty International Trucks of NH, Manchester, NH, in an amount not to exceed $141,030 for the acquisition of a ten wheel dump truck and dual wing plow system. (3)Further Authorized Bureau of Purchase and Property to award the Purchase Order to M-B Companies of Wisconsin, Inc., Holstein, WI, in an amount not to exceed $104,885 for the acquisition of a powered tow behind runway sweeper.

#117 Authorized Bureau of Bridge Design to enter into an agreement with the State of VT for the maintenance of jointly owned bridges over the Connecticut River. The agreement depicts the manner in which maintenance work, and reimbursement for such work, as performed by either state.

#118 Authorized Bureau of Finance & Contracts to renew a service agreement with Robert S Patten dba NH Deposition Services, Concord, NH, for transcription services, for a total contract amount not to exceed $6,500. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2005. 100% Highway.

#119 Authorized Bureau of Right-of-Way to amend the Multi-Vendor Appraisal Proposal Statewide Acquisition Program (previously approved by G&C on 10-23-02, item #93), by adding five appraisal firms to prepare appraisals associated with the Statewide acquisition program. Effective through October 23, 2005.

#120 NOT USED

#121 NOT USED

#122 Authorized Bureau of Construction contract with Pike Industries Inc., for pavement rehabilitation and safety work along NH Route 125 north of the traffic circle in Lee, proceeding north to a point just south of the intersection of Route 9 in Barrington, totaling $1,876,672.05. Effective upon G&C approval through July 1, 2005.

#123 Authorized contract with SUR Construction, West Inc., Keene, NH, on the basis of a low bid of $749,652.05 for roadway reconstruction on NH Route 47 beginning at the intersection of NH Route 47 and NH Route 136 and running easterly approximately 2,400 LF and ending approximately 700 feet east of Oak Hill Road in the Town of Francestown. (2)Further Authorized to expend State Aid for Class I, II & III highway funds for elements of work which are to the State’s responsibilities. 100% Highway.

#124 Authorized Bureau of Construction contract with Brox Industries Inc., Dracut, MA, on the basis of a low bid of $1,222,643, for roadway resurfacing on the Blue Star and Spaulding Turnpikes in the Town of Hampton and the Cities of Portsmouth Dover and Rochester. Effective upon G&C approval through May 27, 2005.

#125 Authorized Bureau of Construction contract with NES Traffic Safety L.P., Avon, MA, on the basis of a low bid of $334,780, for removing and replacing signs, sign posts and sign bases in Laconia-Gilford (Laconia Bypass) including ramps/side-streets and Holderness (Interstate 93) mainline only. Effective upon G&C approval through October 29, 2004.

#126 Authorized Bureau of Construction contract with CWS Fence & Guardrail Company, Andover, NH, on the basis of a low bid of $283,509.25, for guardrail replacement and other incidental work along NH Route 111 from east of the Ermer Road intersection to east of the intersection with NH Route 121. Effective upon G&C approval through September 17, 2004.

#127 Authorized Bureau of Public Works to enter into a contract with Park Lane Construction and Development Corporation, Clyde, NY, for a lump sum price of $237,606 for constructing a Salt Storage Building, Chester, NH.

#128 Authorized Bureau of Construction contract with United Construction Corp., Newport, NH, on the basis of a low bid of $1,321,481.65 for roadway improvements to accommodate bicycle and pedestrian traffic in the City of Lebanon. Effective upon G&C approval through June 17, 2005.

#129 TUITION REQUESTS

The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Wieczorek, Authorized the requests:

A. EDUCATION - Request permission to pay Colorado Technical University Online, Colorado Springs, CO, the sum of $4,905.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Lawrence DeAngelis, Technical Support Specialist III, in the Internet courses entitled “Computer Systems Security Foundation” and “Information Systems Security”.

B. EDUCATION - Request permission to pay the University of New Hampshire, Manchester, NH, the sum of $1,251.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Anne Prehemo, Disability Examiner, in the course entitled “Public Health Finance & Budgeting”.

C. EDUCATION - Request permission to pay the University of New Hampshire, Manchester, NH, the sum of $1,251.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Peggy Vieira, Disability Examiner, in the course entitled “Public Health Finance & Budgeting”.

D. ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Request permission to pay the University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, the sum of $900.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Jeffrey Marcoux, Water Pollution Sanitarian I, in the course entitled “Field Description of Soils”.

E. ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Request permission to pay the University of New Hampshire, Manchester, NH, the sum of $1,526.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Patricia North, Air Pollution Control Engineer III, in the courses entitled “Environmental Health” and “Public Health Policy”.

F. ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Request permission to pay the University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, the sum of $900.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Eric Thomas, Water Pollution Sanitarian II, in the course entitled “Field Description of Soils”.

G. ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Request permission to pay the University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, the sum of $900.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Aaron Wechsler, Water Pollution Sanitarian I, in the course entitled “Field Description of Soils”.

H. NH HOSPITAL - Request permission to pay New England College, Henniker, NH, the sum of $936.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Alice Gargus, Training Coordinator, in the course entitled “Organizational Management & Leadership”.

I. TRANSPORTATION - Request permission to pay Franklin Pierce College, Portsmouth, NH, the sum of $336.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Robert Spinney, Assistant Bridge Construction Supervisor, in the course entitled “Communications, Media and Society”.

#130 TRAVEL REQUESTS

The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Wieczorek, Authorized the requests:

A. SAFETY - Request permission for (2) employees, Captain Wayne Perreault, and Corporal William Haynes, or designee, to travel to Toronto, Canada, on July 15 – 20, 2004, to attend the AAMVA Region I Conference. Permission is also requested for a waiver to exceed the 300-mile radius by state vehicle. Total Cost: $4,940.00. Source of Funds: 100% Highway Funds. Registration Fee: $500.00.

LATE ITEMS

A. CONNECTICUT RIVER VALLEY RESOURCE COMMISSION
Authorized the New Hampshire Connecticut River Valley Resource Commission to enter in retroactive agreement with Connecticut River Joint Commission from July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005 in the amount of $39,285, to hire the equivalent of one full time staff person.

B. DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICE
Authorized the Department of Administrative Services, Division of Personnel to enter into a contract with People Friendly Computer Training to provide computer training and consultation to government employees and agencies for the period of July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005. The cost of this training will be charged to account 010-014-1048-003-0104, and will not exceed $30,000.

C. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
Authorized the Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Family Assistance to enter into an agreement with New Hampshire Employment Security for the purpose of obtaining wage, employer, and unemployment compensation data as well as employment and training services in the amount of $4,409,378.33 for the two-year period effective retroactive to July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2005.

D. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
It is respectfully requested that the Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Behavioral Health be authorized to enter into an Educational Tuition Agreement and to pay said costs in the amount of $2000.00. Courses taken Introduction to Professional Nursing and Critical Thinking. Courses taken by Rebekah Page, Nursing Coordinator of Glencliff Home For The Elderly.

ITEMS REMOVED FROM TABLE

The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Wieczorek, seconded by Councilor Burton, voted to remove item #153- which was tabled at the June 23, 2004 Meeting.

NH BOARD OF MEDICINE

#153 The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Wieczorek, seconded by Burton , voted to authorizethe request to enter into a retroactive sole source contract with William Laycock, M.D., Hanover, NH, for expert review services, in the amount of $3,325. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2004.

Next Governor and Executive Council meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, July 28, 2004 at 10:00 a.m. at the State House in Concord, NH.

The Honorable Board then Adjourned

 

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