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July 15, 1998
 

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GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MINUTES
Alvirne High School, Hudson, NH
July 15, 1998
11:00 a.m.
#13

On motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Normand, the Governor and Executive Council voted to adjourn the meeting of June 24, 1998. The Governor and Executive Council convened the July 15, 1998 meeting at 11:00 a.m., with all present.

The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Streeter, seconded by Councilor Normand, accepted the minutes of the June 24, 1998 meeting.

The Governor and Executive Council accepted the following resignations:

AIR RESOURCES COUNCIL


Allan B. Silber, Nashua
Effective: upon acceptance of resignation

STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION


Ann McCardle, Sharon
Effective: upon acceptance of resignation

STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION


Gail Paine, Bartlett
Effective: upon acceptance of resignation

The Governor and Executive Council confirmed the following appointments:

DEPUTY ADJUTANT GENERAL: OFFICE OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL


Brigadier General Joseph K. Simeone, Stratham
(Established Under RSA 110-8-b
Vacancy
Effective: July 15, 1998
TERM: July 15, 2002
Salary: Group P. Step 1 $56,044

STATE COMMITTEE ON AGING


Joan T. Doran, New London
(District 2)
Reappointment
Effective: July 15, 1998
TERM: June 24, 2001

STATE COMMITTEE ON AGING


M. Mary Mongan, Manchester
(District 4)
Reappointment
Effective: July 15, 1998
TERM:: June 24, 2001

COMMISSIONER: NEW HAMPSHIRE COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE SYSTEM


Glenn DuBois, Saratoga Springs, NY
Succeeding: H. Jeffrey Rafn, Bow
Effective: July 15, 1998
TERM: July 1, 1999
Salary: $90,000.00 Approved by Fiscal Committee on 6/23/98 pursuant to RSA 94:3-b

ELECTRICIANS' BOARD


Daniel P. O'Neil, Manchester
(Journeyman Electrician)
Succeeding: Richard Chapman, Merrimack
Effective: July 15, 1998
TERM: July 1, 2003

COMMISSIONER: DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES


Robert W. Varney, Bow
Reappointment
Effective: July 15, 1998
TERM: July 7, 2002
Salary: Group S, max. $78,686

FIRE STANDARDS & TRAINING COMMISSION


Roger P. Hatfield, Nashua
(Federation of Fire Mutual Aid Associations)
Succeeding: John S. Marechal, Keene
Effective: July 15, 1998
TERM: June 16, 2001

FISH AND GAME COMMISSION


Richard C. Moquin, (d), Bedford
(Hillsborough County)
Reappointment
Effective: July 15, 1998
TERM: June 29,2003

BOARD OF HEARING CARE PROVIDERS


Kirk Carnahan, Milford
(Hearing Aid Dealer)
Reappointment
Effective: July 15, 1998
TERM: April 28, 2000

NEW HAMPSHIRE HOUSING FINANCE AUTHORITY


David Haney, Bow (i)
(Public Member)
Reappointment
Effective: July 15, 1998
TERM: July 1, 2003

LAKES MANAGEMENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE


Michael P. Donahue, Canterbury
(Business and Industry Association)
Reappointment
Effective: July 15, 1998
TERM: July 8, 2001

Jordan S. Prouty, Center Harbor
(Representing Conservation Community)
Vacancy
Effective: July 15, 1998
TERM: September 19, 2001

WATER COUNCIL


David T. Funk, Durham
(Conservation/Environmental Organization)
Succeeding: David Harrigan, Suncook
Effective: July 15, 1998
TERM: August 24, 2000

Kenneth A. Bradley, Jr., Concord
(Nominated by Granite State Designers & Installers Association)
Succeeding: Kevin Camm, East Hampstead
Effective: July 15, 1998
TERM: June 13, 2002

WETLANDS COUNCIL


Brian K. Fowler, Gilford
(Construction)
Reappointment
Effective: July 15, 1998
TERM: July 11, 2001

The Governor and Executive Council nominated and confirmed the following:

AIR RESOURCES COUNCIL


Allan B. Silber, Nashua
(General Public)
Succeeding: Elwin Hardy, Hollis
Effective: July 15, 1998
TERM: November 21, 1998

DEFERRED COMPENSATION COMMISSION


Richard M. Flynn, Dover
(Unclassified state employee)
Effective: July 15, 1998
TERM: July 15, 2001

DEFERRED COMPENSATION COMMISSION


Walter C. Carlson, Deerfield
(Public Employee At Large)
Effective: July 15, 1998
TERM: July 15, 2001

STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION


Ann McCardle, Sharon
(At large)
Succeeding: Gail Paine, Intervale
Effective: July 15, 1998 TERM; January 31, 2000

STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION


Gail Paine, Bartlett
(District 1)
Succeeding: John Root, Bristol
Effective: July 15, 1998
TERM: January 31, 1999

The Governor nominated the following:

ADULT PAROLE BOARD


Thomas J. Hammond, Center Barnstead
Succeeding: William Hopkins, Plymouth (reached term limit)
Effective: July 15, 1998
TERM: July 1, 2003

AIR RESOURCES COUNCIL


Robert W. Pickering, Concord
(Steam Power Generating Industry)
Succeeding: Lawrence Frederick, Nashua
Effective: July 15, 1998 TERM; October 24, 2001

BOARD OF BARBERING, COSMETOLOGY & ESTHETIC


Sally A. Wells, Milford
(Cosmetologist)
Reappointment
Effective: July 15, 1998
TERM: July 1, 2003

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY


Donald R. Jutton, Moultonborough
(Small Business)
Reappointment
Effective: July 15, 1998
TERM: July 1, 2003

STATE BOARD OF DENTAL EXAMINERS


Ronald J. Hrinda, DMD, Derry
Reappointment
Effective: July 15, 1998
TERM: July 15, 2003

ENHANCED 911 COMMISSION


Thomas F. Powers, Keene
(Nominated by NH Association of Chiefs of Police)
Reappointment
Effective: July 15, 1998
TERM: July 8, 2001

STATE HISTORICAL RESOURCES COUNCIL


Jason Hoch, Littleton
(Planning)
Succeeding: Marvis Mellen, Nashua
Effective: July 15, 1998
TERM: December 10, 2002

NEW HAMPSHIRE HOUSING FINANCE AUTHORITY


Ellen Gordon, Intervale
(public member)
Succeeding: Stephen Colby, Lisbon
Effective: July 15, 1998
TERM: July 1, 2003

JOINT PROMOTIONAL PROGRAM SCREENING COMMMITTEE


Glen French, Exeter
(Chambers of Commerce)
Reappointment
Effective: July 15, 1998
TERM: July 13, 2001

JOINT PROMOTIONAL PROGRAM SCREENING COMMITTEE


Brett St. Clair, Dunbarton
(Member at large)
Succeeding: Ian Wilson, Durham
Effective: July 15, 1998
TERM: July 13, 2001

NEW MOTOR VEHICLE ARBITRATION BOARD


David Poitras, Pemroke
(Alternate-knowledgeable in Auto Mechanics)
Succeeding: Joseph Mitchell, Nashua
Effective: July 15, 1998
TERM: May 26, 2001

PASSENGER TRAMWAY SAFETY BOARD


Robert Hoyt, East Madison
(Cable Lift)
Reappointment
Effective: July 15, 1998
TERM: June 20, 2002

REAL ESTATE APPRAISER BOARD


Louis C. Manias, Concord
(Real Estate Appraiser)
Effective: July 15, 1998
TERM: July 15, 2001

Gordon L. Maynard, Nashua
(Real Estate Appraiser)
Effective: July 15, 1998
TERM: July 15, 1999

Theresa Simkevich, Bristol
(Real Estate Appraiser)
Effective: July 15, 1998
TERM: July 15, 2000

Kenneth D. Wells, Lebanon
(Representative of NH lending institution)
Effective: July 15, 1998
TERM: July 15, 2001

The Governor and Executive council, on motion of Councilor Griffin, and seconded by Councilor Burton, voted to approve agenda items #160-164 out of order.

SAFETY SERVICES


The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#160 Authorized permit application of Ossipee Bluffs Assoc. located on Ossipee Lake in Center Ossipee, NH, as recommended by the Dept. of Safety, Div. Of Safety Services and the Office of State Planning for a congregate mooring field consisting of 17 moorings. Ossipee Bluffs Assoc. requested 24 moorings.

#160A Authorized permit application of Camp Cody, Inc. located on Ossipee Lake in Freedom, NH, as recommended by the Dept. of Safety, Div. of Safety Services and Office of State Planning for a congregate mooring field consisting of 11 moorings.

#160B Authorized permit application of The Town of Bristol located on Newfound Lake in Bristol, NH, as recommended by the Dept. of Safety, Div. of Safety Services and the Office of State Planning for a congregate mooring field, consisting of 18 moorings.

DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#161 Authorized request of John Xavier to remove existing breakwater and piling pier and to construct a breakwater with cantilevered pier and piling pier on property located at Lake Winnipesaukee in Moultonborough.

#162 Authorized request of Frances Mallon to construct a permanent timber landing with a welded aluminum seasonal ramp to a moored seasonal float including a set of wooden stairs on property located at Piscatqua River in New Castle.

#163 Authorized request of James St. Amand to construct a permanent dock and a ramp to access the dock on property located at Mott Brook in Newington.

#164 Authorized request of Bruce Gurall to construct a two-slip dug-in boathouse and dredge 25 cu. yds. for access to boathouse on property located at Lake Winnipesaukee in Alton.

OFFICE OF ENERGY AND COMMUNITY SERVICES

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#1 Authorized contract with Southwestern Community Services, Inc., Keene, NH, in an amount not to exceed $927,348., for the period of July 15, 1998 to September 30, 1999, as a grant recipient under the Fuel Assistance Program.

#2 Authorized contract with Rockingham Community, Inc. Portsmouth, NH, in an amount not to exceed $831, 170.00 for the period of July 15, 1998 to September 30, 1999, as a grant recipient under the Fuel Assistance Program.

#3 Authorized contract with Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties, Inc., Concord, NH, in an amount not to exceed $1,059,896. for the period of July 15, 1998 to September 30, 1999, as a grant recipient under the Fuel Assistance Program.

#4 Authorized contract with Southern New Hampshire Services, Inc. Manchester, NH, in an amount not to exceed $1,779,814. for the period of July 15, 1998 to September 30, 1999, as a grant recipient under the Fuel Assistance Program.

#5 Authorized contract with Strafford County Community Action Committee, Inc., Dover, NH, in an amount not to exceed $676,842. for the period of July 15, 1998 to September 30, 1999, as a grant recipient under the Fuel Assistance Program.

#6 Authorized contract with Tri-County Community Action Program, Inc., Berlin, NH, in an amount not to exceed $1,633,231. for the period of July 15, 1998 to September 30, 1999, as a grant recipient under the Fuel Assistance Program.

#7 Authorized contract with the University of New Hampshire in the amount of $5,000.00, to June 30, 1999 to provide funding for one student intern from UNH -Chemical Engineering Pollution Prevention Internship Program to gather energy use data and accomplish work that will support the state's Building Energy Conservation Initiative.

OFFICE OF STATE PLANNING

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#8 Authorized agreement with the Town of Errol, NH, in the amount of $7,700.00 for the period July 1, 1998 to June 30, 1999, as a grant recipient under the Community Development Block Grant to evaluate the town's capacity and condition of the existing water system

#9 Authorized agreement with the Town of Colebrook, NH, in the amount of $350,000, through December 31, 1999, as a grant recipient under the Community Development Block Grant for design, engineering and construction of improvements to its wastewater treatment facility.

#10 Authorized, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, agreement with the New Hampshire Community Loan Fund, Inc., Concord, NH, in the amount of $35,000., through June 30, 1999, under the Community Development Block Grant to develop curriculum and provide group training, technical assistance and networking for staff to improve their management, technical and organizational capacity. SOLE SOURCE

#11 Authorized agreement with the Town of Greenville, NH, in the amount of $350,000., through December 31, 1999, under the Community Development Block Grant toward design, engineering, and construction of water system improvements.

#12 Authorized agreement with the Town of Northumberland, NH, in the amount of $12,000., through December 31, 1999, under the Community Development Block Grant to enable the Town to conduct a feasibility study of rehabilitating a former elementary school for a senior/community center and municipal offices.

#13 Authorized agreement with the Southwest Region Planning Commission, Keene, NH, in the amount of $24,414., through June 30, 1999, to enable the Commission to continue their efforts to address local, municipal and regional planning issues.

#14 Authorized agreement with the Strafford Regional Planning Commission, Dover, NH, in the amount of $24,310., through June 30, 1999, to enable the Commission to continue their efforts to address local, municipal and regional planning issues.

#15 Authorized agreement with the Town of Newmarket, NH, in the amount of $17,628., under the provisions of the New Hampshire Estuaries Program, through March 31, 1999., in order to correct several sewer/storm drain cross connections in the downtown area.

#16 Authorized agreement with the North Country Council, Bethlehem, NH, in the amount of $20,827., through June 30, 1999, to enable the Council to continue their efforts to address local, municipal and regional planning issues.

#17 Authorized agreement with the Nashua Regional Planning Commission, Nashua, NH in the amount of $30,271., through June 30, 1999, to enable the Commission to continue their efforts to address local, municipal and regional planning Issues.

#18 Authorized, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, agreement with Franklin Regional Council of Governments, Greenfield, MA, in the amount of $10,000, through December 30, 1998, under a grant from Federal Highway Administration to complete the Tri-state Connecticut River collaboration by compiling the data and information collected into three separate publications: corridor management plan, executive summary and brochure. SOLE SOURCE

#19 Authorized Memorandum of Agreement with the Department of Transportation, in the amount of $155,000 in Federal Funds, through December 31, 1999 to carry out pilot project for four communities as part of the Route 16 Corridor Protection Study.

#20 Authorized the Office of State Planning to Retroactively amend existing Agreement with the Town of Plymouth, NH [(initially approved on November 19, 1997 (Late Agenda, Item E),] by extending the completion date from June 30, 1998 to June 30, 1999. No additional state or federal funds are required by this action.

#21 Authorized the Office of State Planning to Retroactively amend existing Agreement with the Town of Raymond, NH [(initially approved on October 4, 1995, (Item #2, and amended August 28, 1966)] by extending the completion date from December 31, 1997 to June 30, 1998.

#22 Authorized the Office of State Planning to Retroactively amend existing Agreement with the City of Keene, NH [which was initially approved on May 31, 1995 (Late Agenda, Item 4B and amended on August 6, 1997, Agenda Item 18)] to extend the period to complete the project from June 30, 1998 to June 30, 1999. No additional state or federal funds are required by this action.

#23 Authorized the Office of State Planning to Retroactively amend existing Agreement with the City of Keene, NH, [which was initially approved on October 14, 1992, (Late Agenda Item G and amended on August 6, 1997, Agenda Item 12),] to extend the time period to complete the project from June 30, 1998 to June 30, 1999.

#24 Authorized the Office of State Planning to Retroactively extend the end date of a grant awarded to the Office by the regional office of the federal EPA for the Eelgrass and Saltmarsh Restoration Project. The Grant's end date will be extended from June 30, 1998 to June 30, 1999. No additional federal or state funds are required by this action.

OFFICE OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#25 Authorized to accept funds in the amount of $453,880., from the federal government (National Guard Bureau) for the operation and maintenance of NH Army National Guard training sites during the federal fiscal year 1998 (l October 1997- 30 September 1998).

#26 Authorized to accept funds in the amount of $31,758. from the federal government (National Guard Bureau) to cover the cost of utilities at buildings occupied by tenants at Pease Air National Guard Base

DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows

#27 Authorized, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, Bureau of Graphic Services to continue an equipment maintenance contract with A.M. Multigraphics, a div. Of A.M. Int., Commack, NY in the amount of $48,233., through June 30, 1999 . SOLE SOURCE

#28 Authorized, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, Bureau of Graphic Services to continue an equipment maintenance contract with AB Dick Products, a div. of Offtech of Maine, Westbrook, Maine, in the amount of $8920.44 through June 30, 1999. SOLE SOURCE

#29 Authorized Working Capital Warrant NO. 99-2, be authorized in the amount of #335,000,000.00 to cover expenditures for the Month of August 1998 and Working Capital Warrant No. 98-12 reporting expenditures of $237,742,056.19 for the Month of May and recommends the balance of $32,257,943.81 be lapsed.

#29A Authorized list of agency transfers for Fiscal Year 1998 during the month of June 1998.

#29B Authorized Salary and Benefit Adjustment Transfers for the month of June 1998.

DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL AFFAIRS

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#30 Authorized Div. of the Arts, to enter into contract in the amount of $6,773. with Pam Tarbell for a series of six, large-scale pastel paintings.

#31 Authorized Div. of the Arts, enter into contract in the amount of $11,000., with Sheldon Casssady to create a series of "ribbon shaped" mural paintings on canvas.

#32 Authorized Div. of the Arts, to enter into contract with Kimball Union Academy, Meriden, NH, in the amount of $21,250.00 for facilities and services for the Arts in Education Conference from August 21-23 1998.

REVENUE ADMINISTRATION

#33 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Normand, seconded by Councilor Streeter, authorized a 5 year contract with Slawsby Insurance Agency, Nashua, NH, in the amount not to exceed $12,430, from July 1, 1998 to June 30, 2003 for the Register of Deeds, Faithful Performance of Duty Bond.

TREASURY DEPARTMENT

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#34 Authorized a Retroactive extension of contract with State Street Bank & Trust Co., Boston MA [approved on August 6, 1997, (Item #53)] for the period of July 1, 1998 through June 30, 1999 to provide safekeeping of abandoned securities identified and collected on behalf of the State from holders of abandoned securities.

#35 Authorized to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated and to issues checks in the amount of $3,035.05 to Irvin H. Gordon, and $461.47 to Senator Beverly A. Hollingworth.

#36 Authorized to approve State Treasurer to deposit as available, funds of the State, in any banks as indicated in letter of June 25, 1998.

#37 Authorized to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated and to issue checks in the amounts of $35,500.41 as indicated in letter dated July 2, 1998.

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#38 Authorized agreement with Rockingham County Conservation District, Brentwood, NH, in the amount of $20,000, through June 30, 1999, to perform certain tasks as enumerated in Attachment A of letter of June 11, 1998.

#39 Authorized, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, agreement with the NH Agricultural Experiment Station, Durham, NH, in the amount $25,000. through June 30, 1999, for analytical services. SOLE SOURCE

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#40 Authorized the Reappointment of Martin P. Honigberg, John C. Kissinger, Jr., and Daniel J. Mullen, as Assistant Attorneys General for terms ending July 31, 2003, effective July 31, 1998.

#41 Authorized the appointment of Kelly A. Ayotte as Assistant Attorney General, in the salary level of $50,870, Step 3 in the range for Group M, through July 1, 2002

#42 Authorized agreement with the Waterville Valley Conference Center in an amount not to exceed $14,186., through December 31, 1998, for a two-day Conference on Child Abuse scheduled for October 22-23, 1998.

OFFICE OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#43 Authorized to accept and expend $76,500 (DR-1144 Hazard Mitigation funds) in the Federal Emergency Management Agency for the period through April 8, 2000.

#44 Authorized agreement with the NH Fire Standards and Training Commission, in the amount of $8,800., for the period through October 31, 1998, for the purposes of presenting five training courses.

#45 Authorized agreement with the NH Fire Standards and Training Commission in the amount of $6,000 for a period through September 30, 1998, for the purposes of presenting a one week course entitled "Rescue Systems".

#45A Authorized NH Office of Emergency Mgmt to enter into a professional planning contract with Gerald I. Coogan in the amount of $32,500 from 8-1-09 to 6-30-99 to maintain and update its federally approved NH Radiological Emergency Response Plan.

HIGHWAY SAFETY AGENCY

#46 WITHDRAWN authorization to accept additional $5,388. in federal 402 funds from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to be distributed as indicated in letter of June 24, 1998.

INSURANCE DEPARTMENT

#47 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Normand authorized the transfer of $35,455 for period of July 1, 1998 through June 30, 1999 pursuant to RSA 9:16-a for additional office space. Fiscal Committee approved on June 23, 1998.

DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#48 Authorized to reclassify Position #12956, Corrections Major, Salary Grade 25 to Information Technology Manager III, Salary Grade 30, effective July 15, 1998.

#49 Authorized requested leave of absence without pay for Cynthia Hoffman, Registered Nurse, Retroactive to July 3, 1998 through October 1, 1998.

#50 Authorized Retroactive authority to continue temporary Salary increases of 14% for Nurse Practitioner positions for a two year period as provided for under Per 904.01 of the rules of personnel for the period of July 1, 1998 through July 1, 2000.

EMPLOYMENT SECURITY

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#51 Authorized to accept and expend additional federal funds in the amount of $620,898.00, through June 30, 1999, from the US Dept. of Labor, Employment and Training Admin. Div. as an Unemployment Insurance Remote Initial Claims Implementation Grant Award.

#52 Authorized agreement with William Tappan, Inc. in the amount $5,919 annually for the period from July 1, 1998 through June 30, 2001 to provide janitorial services for NHES's Dover local office.

FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#53 Authorized to accept a donation of 3,300 Atlantic salmon smolts (value equal to $6,600) from D.E. Salmon Company of Bristol, NH.

#54 Authorized to accept up to $25,000 in outside income for outside details

#55 Authorized contract with BII Fence and Guardrail, Laconia, NH in the amount of $17,915 to install guard rail at Bedell Bridge State Park in Haverhill, NH.

#56 Authorized Memorandum of Agreement with the NH Dept. of Corrections, Correctional Industries, Concord, NH to provide administrative support functions in registration activities for the NH Off Highway Recreational Vehicle program through June 30, 2000.

#57 Authorized the purchase of 19.6 acres of land in the Town of Colebrook, NH from the Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests for the sum of $19,600.

DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#58 Authorized, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, contract with CTM Brochure Display, Inc., Woburn, MA in the amount of $14,450 through June 30, 1999 for the distribution of Cannon Mountain brochures. SOLE SOURCE

#59 Authorized agreement with Glen Builders of N Conway, NH in the amount of $57,926 plus a contingency in the amount of 10% ($5,793), for the construction of the recreational vehicle sanitary station at White Lake State Park, Tamworth, NH.

#60 Authorized, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, contract with York Flooring Co., Inc., in the amount of $10,000 for repairs and resurfacing of the floor in the Aerial Tramway Station, Franconia Notch State Park, Franconia, NH. SOLE SOURCE

#61 Authorized renewal option with Glen Group Marketing and Advertising of Jackson, NH in the amount of $152,000 for the period through June 30, 1999 for the production of the Official NH Guidebook and Visitor's Guide publications.

#62 Authorized to renew the custodial agreement with Public Service of New Hampshire approved on 12/18/96, for an additional $30,000 through December 31, 1999, to act in the capacity of "custodian" for the Export Marketing Grant Program.

#63 Authorized to extend the completion dates of two grants from the EPA to April 30, 1999 as indicated in letter of June 16, 1998. Original completion date for grant 1 was April 1, 1997 authorized on August 16, 1995 (Item #75). Original completion date for grant 2 was June 1, 1998 authorized on May 28, 1997 (Item #49).

#64 Authorized to convey approximately one acre of land at Davis-White State Forest in Warren to the Town of Warren for expansion of the Glencliff Cemetery.

#65 Authorized to enter into Grant-in-Aid Equipment Contracts in the amount of $225,247.20 with the snowmobile clubs as indicated in letter of June 24, 1998 to aid clubs in the construction and maintenance, OHRV trails.

#66 Authorized to enter into Grant-in -Aid Construction Contracts in the amount of $313,095.49 with the snowmobile clubs as indicated in letter of June 24, 1998 to aid clubs in the construction and maintenance of OHRV trails

#67 Authorized Office of Travel and Tourism Development blanket travel approval in the amount of $4,650.for up to 15 department personnel through October 6, 1998 to cover preparation and participation in the 1998 Eastern States Exposition, West Springfield, Ma.

ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#68 Authorized contract with Roy F. Weston, Inc., Manchester, NH in the amount of $590,000 for period July 1, 1998 to June 30, 2002 to perform site investigation and remediation activities at selected contaminated sites in NH.

#69 Authorized contract with Sanborn, Head & Assoc., Inc. Concord, NH in the amount of $590,000 for period of July 1, 1998 to June 30, 2002 to perform site investigation and remediation activities at selected contaminated sites in NH.

#70 Authorized contract with GZA Geo Environmental, Inc., Manchester, NH in the amount of $590,000 for period of July 1, 1998 to June 30, 2002 to perform site investigation and remediation activities at selected contaminated sites in NH.

#71 Authorized agreement with Manchester Water Works, Manchester, NH in the amount of $28,800 through December 31, 1998 to prepare a watershed management plan for the Lake Massabesic watershed.

#72 Authorized, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, to extend maintenance agreement with Wang Laboratories, Inc., in the amount of $18,234.72 for the period July 1, 1998 through June 30, 1999. SOLE SOURCE

#73 Authorized grant agreement with the North Country Council, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $7,202.75 through January 1, 1999 for the purpose of conducting a household hazardous waste collection project.

#74 Authorized grant agreement with the Lakes Region Planning Commission for an amount not to exceed $20,796.50 through January 1, 1999 for the purpose of conducting a household hazardous waste collection project.

#75 Authorized grant agreement with the Monadnock Tenants Cooperative, Inc., Rindge, NH, in the amount of $17,000, through December 31, 1998 to inventory and assess the subsurface wastewater disposal system within the mobile home park to determine what action is necessary to protect its water supply.

#76 Authorized to amend approved grants to the towns listed for the closure of the Lincoln-Woodstock Municipal Ash Landfill.

#77 Authorized Supplemental Loan Agreement with the City of Nashua in the amount of $3,675,961.96. Original Loan Agreement was approved on April 10, 1996 (Item #57#78).

#78 Authorized salary increase for the Director of the Air Resources Div. From Group N ($47,435 to $60,361) to Group P ($56,044 to $72,206) and to place the incumbent in this position, Kenneth Colburn, at step 3 in Group P ($65,740). Fiscal Committee approved June 18, 1998.

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#79 Authorized, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, Office of the Ombudsman to enter into an Agreement with The Caleb Foundation, Whitefield, NH, in the amount of $7,000, through December 31, 1998, to provide visitation services to persons in their homes or community settings under the Medicaid long term care program. SOLE SOURCE

#80 Authorized WIC Nutrition Services Bureau, to accept and expend $320,001 in federal funds from the USDA through September 30, 1998

#81 Authorized Bureau of Disease Prevention and Control to accept donations totaling $450.

#82 Authorized Bureau of Disease Control to contract with The Hitchcock Foundation of Lebanon, NH, in the amount of $12,360, through June 30, 1999, for HIV Testing and Counseling.

#83 Authorized Bureau of Disease Control to contract with the Gay Men Fight AIDS of Portsmouth, NH, in the amount of $27,850, through June 30, 2000, for HIV Testing and Counseling.

#84 Authorized Bureau of Health Promotion to enter into an agreement with The Brodeur Group, Inc. Boscawen, NH, in the amount of $188,200 through June 30, 2000 to assist the Bureau with a Tobacco Prevention Program.

#85 Authorized Special Medical Services Bureau to enter into a Retroactive agreement with Southeastern Regional Education Services Center, Derry, NH, for an amount not to exceed $33,916, through June 30, 1999, for Specialty Clinics.

#86 Authorized Special Medical Services Bureau to enter into a Retroactive agreement with the Trustees of Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, for an amount not to exceed $316,796, through June 30, 1999, for Specialty Clinics and Newborn Screening.

#87 Authorized, with Councilor Streeter voting NO Public Health Laboratories to Retroactively contract with Pathways Professional Association, Concord, NH, for an amount not to exceed $15,000, through June 30, 2000. SOLE SOURCE

#88 Authorized Retroactive agreement with New Hampshire Foundation for Medical Care, in the amount of $224,520, through June 30, 1999, to enable the Foundation to continue to perform federally required medical peer review services on all NH and border hospital admissions.

#89 Authorized the Office of Health Mgmt to Retroactively continue the services of medical consultants through June 30, 1999. Funds will be allocated as indicated in the letter of June 2, 1998.

#90 Authorized, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, Dept. of Health and Human Services to amend contract #211020, approved on October 22, 1997 (Item#89) with JSI Research and Training Institute, Inc., Boston, MA by increasing the amount by $86,677 to $156,677, through June 30, 1999. SOLE SOURCE

#91 Authorized Div. Of Behavioral Health to accept and expend other funds in the amount of $36,577, through June 30, 1999, to conduct a variety of tasks for the Drug and Alcohol Services Information System.

#92 Authorized Div. Of Behavioral Health to accept and expend federal Substance Abuse Block Grant funds in the amount of $1,835,418.95, through June 30, 1999, as indicated in letter of June 19, 1998.

#93 Authorized Div. Of Behavioral Health to accept and expend federal Dept. of Health and Human services funds in the amount of $16,287.70, through June 30, 1999 for the planning, designing and implementation of a New England wide Health Conference "Eliminating Health Disparities by 2010"to be held in the spring of 1999.

#94 Authorized Div. Of Behavioral Health to accept and expend federal Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act funds in the amount of $518,318., through September 30, 1999

OFFICE OF FAMILY SERVICES

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#95 Authorized Div. For Children, Youth and Families to expend $3000 for the annual membership dues to the National Association of Public Child Welfare Administrators, Washington, DC, for calendar 1998.

#96 Authorized Office of Family Services to enter into a Retroactive agreement with Families Matter in Carroll County, Center Ossipee, NH in an amount not to exceed $79,735, through June 30, 1999. These funds are used to increase the availability, accessibility and quality of child care programs in the state.

#97 Authorized Office of Family Services to amend an agreement with University System of NH, College for Lifelong Learning, Durham, NH, approved on June 11, 1997 (Item #63), by increasing the contract amount by $36,640 to a new Price Limitation of $1,168,819 through June 30, 1999.

#98 Authorized Div of Behavioral Health to enter into an agreement with Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties, Inc., Concord, NH, in an amount not to exceed $515,900, through June 30, 1999, for providing a variety of services to low income people including homeless prevention, intervention and supportive housing for the homeless.

#99 Authorized Div. of Behavioral Health to enter into an agreement with NH Housing Finance Authority, Manchester NH, in an amount not to exceed $60,000, through June 30, 1999, to provide partial funding for a prevention, intervention, and brief treatment program for residents living in federally assisted senior housing in the State.

#100 Authorized Div. of Behavioral Health to enter into an agreement with Northumberland School District, Groveton, NH in an amount not to exceed $28,341 through June 30, 1999 to continue to provide a Student Assistance Program.

#101 Authorized Div. of Behavioral Health to enter into an agreement with Concord Hospital, Inc., Concord, NH, in an amount not to exceed $15,000, through June 30, 1999, to provide for an intensive substance abuse outpatient program in the Concord Area.

#102 Authorized Div. of Behavioral Health to enter into an agreement with NH Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence, Concord, NH, in an amount not to exceed $115,000, through June 30, 1999, to provide support to organizations serving families and individuals who are victims of domestic and sexual violence.

#103 Authorized Div. of Behavioral Health to enter into an agreement with National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence/Greater Manchester, Manchester, NH, in an amount not to exceed $307,380, through June 30, 1999. This agreement with NCADD will provide for the continuation of Crisis Intervention/Sobriety Maintenance service in the Manchester area.

#104 Authorized Div. of Behavioral Health to enter into an agreement with Community Services Council of NH, Concord, NH, in an amount not to exceed $135,683, through June 30, 1999, to provide for the continuation of comprehensive services which include crisis intervention and sobriety maintenance services in the City of Concord.

#105 Authorized Div. of Behavioral Health to enter into an agreement with Odyssey House, Inc., Hampton, NH, in an amount not to exceed $515,986, through June 30, 1999, to treat pregnant and postpartum women and their children.

#106 Authorized Div. of Behavioral Health to enter into an agreement with Nashua Youth Council, Inc., Nashua, NH, in an amount not to exceed $120,211, through June 30, 1999, to provide for the continuation of youth outpatient counseling and prevention services in the Nashua area.

#107 Authorized Div. of Behavioral Health to enter into an agreement with Pittsfield School District, SAU #51, Pittsfield, NH, in an amount not to exceed $7,720, through June 30, 1999, to provide for the continuation of a Student Assistance Program.

#108 Authorized Div. of Behavioral Health to enter into an agreement with Strafford County Community Action Committee, Dover, NH, in an amount not to exceed $94,000, through June 30, 1999, to provide a variety of services to low income people including homeless prevention, intervention, and supportive housing for the homeless.

#109 Authorized Div. of Behavioral Health to enter into an agreement with NH Teen Institute for the Prevention of Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse, Inc., Concord, NH, in an amount not to exceed $99,720, through June 30, 1999 to provide for the continuation of a statewide prevention program for teens.

#110 Authorized Div. of Behavioral Health to enter into an agreement with Headrest, Inc., Lebanon, NH, in an amount not to exceed $226,767.00 through June 30, 1999 for the continuation of outpatient counseling, sobriety maintenance, and crisis intervention services in the Lebanon area.

#111 Authorized Div. of Behavioral Health to enter into an agreement with Tri-County Community Action Program, Inc., Berlin, NH, in an amount not to exceed $599,000.00 through June 30, 1999, for the continuation of a crisis intervention/sobriety maintenance center and the continuation of an adult residential treatment facility in the Berlin area.

#112 Authorized Div. of Behavioral Health to enter into an agreement with the City of Manchester, Manchester, NH, in an amount not to exceed $32,000, through June 30, 1999, for the continuation of adolescent crisis intervention services and youth prevention services in the Manchester area.

#113 Authorized Div. of Behavioral Health to enter into an agreement with NH Minority Health Coalition, Manchester, NH in an amount not to exceed $33,920, through June 30, 1999, for prevention and education services to racial, ethnic and/or cultural minority women and their families.

#114 Authorized Div. of Behavioral Health to enter into an agreement with Horizons Counseling Center, Inc., Gilford, NH, in an amount not to exceed $76,978.25, through June 30, 1999, for the continuation of outpatient counseling in the Gilford and Plymouth areas.

#115 Authorized Div. of Behavioral Health to provide funding in an amount not to exceed $4,991.08, through August 14, 1998, to enable nine staff to attend and assist in sponsoring the National Assoc. of Reimbursement Officers 43rdAnnual Conference to be held August 8-14, 1998 in Portsmouth, NH

#116 Authorized Div. of Behavioral Health to enter into an agreement with Attorney Linda Capuchino, Bedford, NH, in an amount not to exceed $3,600.00 through June 30, 1999, to provide legal services to individuals subject to involuntary emergency admission at probable cause hearings held in the Manchester District Court.

#117 Authorized Div. of Behavioral Health to enter into agreements, in an amount not to exceed $2,750, through June 30, 1999 for the following people: Ms. Karen McNamara, Lincoln, NH, Mr. Michael Potter, Goshen, NH, Mr. Edward Barnes, Bath, NH, and Ms. Mary Woods, Manchester, NH. Each individual will facilitate substance abuse education groups for clients in the Dept. of Corrections, First Step Drug Education Program at the Lakes Region Facility.

#118 Authorized, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, Div. Of Elderly and Adult Services to enter into an agreement with Merrimack County Nursing Home, Boscawen, NH, in an amount not to exceed $27,000.00 Retroactive to May 1, 1998 through April 30, 1999, to establish a Long Term Care Assessment and Counseling Process in Merrimack County. SOLE SOURCE

#119 Authorized, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, Div .of Elderly and Adult Services to enter into an agreement with Cheshire County Nursing Home, Westmoreland, NH, in an amount not to exceed $54,000.00 Retroactive to September 1, 1997, through August 31, 1999, to provide Long Term Care Assessment and Counseling services to Medicaid applicants to nursing facilities in Cheshire County. SOLE SOURCE

#120 Authorized, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, Div. of Elderly and Adult Services to enter into an agreement with Belknap County Nursing Home, Laconia, NH, in an amount not to exceed $27,000.00 Retroactive to January 1, 1998, through December 31, 1998, to provide Long Term Care Assessment and Counseling services to Medicaid applicants to nursing facilities in Belknap County. SOLE SOURCE

#121 Authorized Div. of Developmental Services to amend the existing agreement with Developmental Services of Sullivan County, Inc., Claremont, NH, approved on June 15, 1997 (Item #257), by changing the Completion Date from June 30, 1998 to August 31, 1998.

NEW HAMPSHIRE HOSPITAL

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#122 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Granite State Independent Living Foundation, Concord, NH, in an amount not to exceed $223,000, through June 30, 1999, to provide consultation, technical assistance, training, or leadership development and support to consumer operated self-help programs throughout New Hampshire.

#123 Authorized to Retroactively enter into an agreement with The Alliance for the Mentally Ill of NH, Concord, NH, in an amount not to exceed $225,726, through June 30, 1999, to continue to provide statewide education and training activities to families of persons with severe and persistent mental illness as well as support and education to parents and families of children with serious emotional disturbances.

OFFICE OF ADMINISTRATION

#124 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Griffin authorized the Dept of Health and Human Services to extend the lease term with Streetcar Place Assoc., Laconia, NH, in the amount of $348,088.08 through June 30, 2000 for office space as indicated in letter of May 18, 1998.

OFFICE OF PROGRAM SUPPORT

#125 Authorized Div. of Child Support Services, to enter into an agreement with Laboratory Corporation of America, Inc., Burlington, NC, in the amount of $155,100.00 through June 30, 2000, to provide genetic testing that will either exclude or contribute to the establishment of paternity for individual cases.

#126 Authorized Div. of Child Support Services to enter into an agreement with Credit Bureau Services of NH, Inc., Bedford, NH, in the amount of $30,000.00 through June 30, 2001, to attempt to locate all non-custodial parents when their location is unknown.

#127 Authorized Div. of Child Support Services to Retroactively amend existing contract with Deloitte and Touche Consulting Group, Boston MA, approved on July 10,1996 (Item #84), and amended July 18, 1997 (Item #102), and amended October 16, 1997 (Item #55), by extending the termination date from June 30, 1998 to August 31.1998.

NEW HAMPSHIRE VETERANS HOME

#128 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized to approve a trust fund being set up through the State Treasurer's Office for the benefit of the Recreation Dept. at the Home, to be known as the Guy Thompson Memorial Trust.

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#129 Authorized to accept and expend a grant in the amount of $4,410, from the Vermont Dept. of Education, through June 30, 1999. The purpose of the NH group is to study the role that assessment plays in developing effective service learning programs.

#130 Authorized Div. of Adult Learning and Rehabilitation to enter into a contract with John B. Willard, West Chesterfield, NH, in an amount not to exceed $15,000 through June 30, 1999, to provide construction consultant services

#131 Authorized to pay the FY 1999 Council of Chief State School Officers annual dues and assessments in the amount of $19,755.

#132 Authorized to pay the General Education Development Testing Service the Participation Fee for Program Year (August 1, 1997-July 31, 1998) in the amount of $12,726.

#133 Authorized to enter into contract with National Scoring Services Inc., Steamboat Springs, Colorado in an amount not to exceed $11,050.00 through June 30, 2000, to score and report the scores of the essay portion of the GED Tests.

#134 Authorized to grant funds in accordance with the Carl D. Perkins Vocational Education Act to the Strafford County Dept. of Corrections, in the amount of $26,579.00. through June 30, 1999, to provide "Pre-Employment Planning Program Services" and vocational training to 80 inmates and to purchase additional high quality computers and peripherals to assist inmates.

#135 Authorized to utilize the services of the medical and psychological consultants in the amount of $553,704.00 through June 30, 1999 as indicated in the letter of June 26, 1998.

#136 Authorized to grant funds to the Fuller Public Library, Hillsborough, NH in the amount of $14,685.60 through June 30, 1999, to provide training for The Adult Tutorial Program for volunteers to work one-on-one with undereducated adults.

NH COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE SYSTEM

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#137 Authorized to extend the leave of absence without pay for Mr. Abu Badruddin, TI/C Professor of Geographic Information Systems, at the Berlin Community Technical College effective November 15, 1998 through December 31, 1998.

#138 Authorized to accept and place on file copy of the 1997 Annual Report of the NH Department of Regional Community Technical Colleges.

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORATION

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#139 Authorized Div. of Aeronautics to accept Federal Funds in the amount of $2,412,724.00 to construct an international/domestic passenger terminal at Pease International Tradeport Airport Development Project.

#140 Authorized to enter an agreement with H.Edmund Bergeron Civil Engineers, North Conway, NH, In the amount of $63,100.65, for Consultant Service Agreement, NH State Hospital APS Parking Improvement, Concord, NH.

#140A Authorized contract with Penta Corporation, Moultonborough, NH, in the amount of $202,078.00 for the purpose of Administration Building Addition at the NH Technical Institute, Five Institute Dr., Concord, NH.

#141 Authorized contract with Major L. Rodd, Inc., St. Johnsbury, VT in the amount of $45,900.00 for the purpose of Roof Replacement, Adams Building, Glencliff Home for the Elderly, Benton NH.

#142 Authorized contract with Major L. Rodd, Inc., St. Johnsbury, VT in the amount of $103,530.00 for the purpose of Partial Roof Replacement, Berlin Armory, Berlin, NH.

#143 Authorized contract with James S. Piscopo G.C.,Inc. of Winnisquam, NH in the amount of $488,536.00. This contract consists of widening, overlaying and signalization NH Route 125 and the intersections of Oak and Grove Street.

#144 Authorized contract with Santorelli Construction, Inc., of Wakefield, MA, in the amount of #357,900.00. This contract provides for construction of a concrete sidewalk along two segments of roadway in Berlin.

#144A Authorized to enter into an agreement with Waste Mgmt of NH, Laconia, NH, in the amount of $10,600.00 through June 30, 2000 for the purpose of providing rubbish disposal services at the 108 Jefferson, 115 Lincoln, and 125 Littleton Patrol buildings.

#145 Authorized, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, contract with Compensation Funds of NH, Concord, NH, for an amount not to exceed $30,000 for training in FY 99. SOLE SOURCE

#146 Authorized to sell an eleven hundredths (0.11) acre parcel of State owned land in the Town of Carroll to Lawrence Logemann, of Twin Mountain, NH for $1400.00.

#147 Authorized a three-month extension on a leave of absence (without pay) for Larry Karson, effective August 1, 1998 through November 1, 1998.

#148 Authorized to amend Consultant Service Agreement with Louis Berger and Assoc., Inc., Manchester, NH by increasing the price of $157,132.00 from $217,86.00 to $374,993.00 for the purpose of Professional Marine Engineering Services for Dredging at Hampton/Seabrook Harbor, including providing temporary and permanent corrective measures to River Street, Hampton/Seabrook, NH.

#149 Authorized to sell a 0.35 acre parcel of State owned land in the Town of Conway to Barbara F. Sylvester of Conway, NH for $22,500.00.

#150 Authorized to sell the State's 1/2 interest in a 2.5 acre parcel of State owned Railroad Land adjacent to NH Route 11 in Franklin to M. June Dolloff and Paul J. Dufault of Franklin, NH for $5,500.00.

#151 Authorized for consideration is the Contemplated Award List for the period of June 3, 1998 through June 22, 1998.

DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#152 Authorized Div. of State Police to accept funds in the amount of $203,353.00 from the Attorney General's Office. These grant funds will be utilized to continue the implementation of a combined DNA Index system and forensic capable DNA laboratory at the State Police Forensic Lab.

#153 Authorized Div. of State Police to accept additional funds from the NH Highway Safety Agency in the amount of $2,618.04 for the purpose of conducting DWI sobriety check point patrols on evenings and peak hours when the drunk driver is felt to be most prevalent.

#154 Authorized Div. of State Police to accept federal funds in the amount of $32,169.20 from the NH Highway Safety Agency, for the period July 1, 1998 through September 30, 1998. This grant will provide funds to purchase 20 new technology units that utilize the two cone system.

#155 Authorized Div. of Motor Vehicles to accept federal funds in the amount of $4,957.46 from the NH Highway Safety Agency for the period of July 1, 1998 through July 31, 1998. Funds will cover out-of-state travel expenses for three employees representing the Bureaus of Financial Responsibility Enforcement and Data processing who will attend the July 26-29, 1998, International Forum on Traffic Records and Highway Information Systems in Minneapolis, Minn.

#156 Authorized extension of agreement with Grant Cleaning Service for a monthly cost of $192.00 for a three year period July 1, 1998 through FY-2001, for janitorial services at the Driver Licensing Office in Windham located in The Country Shoppes.

#157 Authorized to reclassify vacant position #18698, Auditor 1, salary grade 8 to maintenance mechanic II, salary 11.

#158 Authorized the Director of the Div. Of State Police to restore 111.06 hours sick leave to Trooper Kimberly J. Sims.

#165 TUITION REQUESTS

The Governor and Executive Council approved the following tuition requests:

A. AGRICULTURE - Requests permission to pay New Horizons Computer Learning Center, Nashua, NH, the sum of $487.50 for the sole purpose of enrolling Karl Maser, Technical Support Specialist, in the courses entitled "Access 2.0", "Intermediate Access 2.0", and "Advanced Access 2.0."

B. EDUCATION - Requests permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $389.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Ronald Leclerc, Systems Development Specialist, in the course entitled "Visual Basic."

C. EDUCATION - Requests permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $389.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Cecile Merrill, Systems Development Specialist, in the course entitled "Visual Basic."

D. EDUCATION - Requests permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $389.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Sandra Hyslop, Systems Development Specialist, in the course entitled "Visual Basic."

E. EDUCATION - Requests permission to pay the University of New England, Biddeford, ME, the sum of $1,050.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Rachel Berube, Rehabilitation Counselor, in the course entitled "Group Work."

F. EDUCATION - Requests permission to pay Mount Wachusett Community College, Gardner, MA, the sum of $341.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Michelle Lapointe, Rehabilitation Counselor, in the course entitled "Spanish I."

G. ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Requests permission to pay Franklin Pierce College, Concord, NH, the sum of $912.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Summer Locke, Work Processor Operator, in the courses entitled "College Writing I", and "Principle of Accounting."

H. TRANSPORTATION - Requests permission to pay the Franklin Pierce College, Concord, NH, the sum of $317.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Charles Dusseault, Civil Engineer IV, in the course entitled "Statistics", ALSO, permission to pay NH College, Manchester, NH, the sum of $945.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling RJ Sparks, Project Manager, in the courses entitled "Multinational Corporate Management" and "Fiscal and Monetary Practices and Policies", ALSO, permission to pay Plymouth State College, Plymouth, NH, the sum of $409.50 for the sole purpose of enrolling Kevin Russell, Civil Engineer II, in the course entitled "Financial Analysis and Decision Making."

#166 TRAVEL REQUESTS

The Governor and Executive Councilor approved the following travel requests:

A. BANKING - Requests permission for David Bryan, Robert Fleury, and Kerry Molin, Bank Examiners, or designee, to travel to Chicago, IL, on July 18-22, 1998 to attend the Trust Conference. Total Cost: $4,500.00. Source of Funds: 100% Bank Exams and Assessment Fees.

B. CORRECTIONS - Requests permission for Administrator Dick Gerry, Capt. John Robinson, Lt. Joseph Bourgeios, Sgts., Ross Cunningham, John Minnon and Brian Baxter, Cpls. Thomas Gleason, Timothy Marquis, and James Wilson, COs. Gilbert Wilkins, Kenneth Gorski, Barbara Ault, Charles Hillsgrove, Daniel Turgeon, Deborah St. Laurent, and Ronald LaFlamme, or designee, to travel to Newburyport, MA, on August 2, 1998 to attend the Fifth Honor Guard Competition and Law-Enforcement Division. Total Cost: $80.00. Source of Funds: 100% General Fund.

C. EDUCATION - Requests permission for Paul Leather, Director, Steve Wolfe, Administrator, Sheila Lambert, Supervisor, Cheri Nixon, and Kathy Eckert-Mason, Councilors, or designee, to travel to Washington, DC, on August 8-12, 1998 to attend a National Employment Conference. Total Cost: $6,025.00. There will be no cost to the state. The total cost will be paid for by the Assumption College, The University of Hartford, and George Washington University.

D. EMPLOYMENT SECURITY - Requests permission for Colleen O'Neill, and Amy Porter, Program Specialist; Julia Kaplan, Administrator, Neal Steiger, Supervisor, and Jackie Heuser, NH Job Training Council, or designee, to travel to Minneapolis, MN, on July 25-30, 1998 to attend the US Department of Labor One-Stop Career Center System National Conference. Total Cost: $8,840.00. Source of Funds: 100% Federal Fund.

E. ENERGY AND COMMUNITY SERVICES - Requests permission for Philip Koenig, Program Manager, MaryAnn Manoogian, Assistant Director, John Hamilton, Deputy Director and Kirk Stone, Assistant Director, or designee, to travel to Saratoga Springs, NY, on July 27-29, 1998 to attend The Second Annual Northeastern Regional Energy Conference. Total Cost: $1,867.00. Source of Funds: 100% Federal Fund.

F. ENERGY AND COMMUNITY SERVICES - Requests permission for MaryAnn Manoogian, Assistant Director, or designee, to travel to Brooklyn, NY, on July 21-23, 1998 to attend the 1998 Weatherization Program Manager's Planning Committee Meeting. ALSO A CASH ADVANCE OF $505.00 IS REQUESTED for Mary Ann Manoogian. Total Cost: $675.00. Source of Funds: 100% Federal Fund.

G. ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Requests permission for Tim Prospert, Mike Galuszka, and Stergios Spanos, Supervisors, Jeff Andrews, Sanitary Engineer, and William Kissel, Enforcement Specialist, or designee, to travel to Burlington, VT, on July 21-23, 1998 to attend the Interview and Interrogation Techniques Training. Total Cost: $1,700.00. Source of Funds: 26% General & 74% Federal Fund.

H. ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Requests permission for Gretchen Rule, Enforcement Coordinator, and Debra Libby, Engineer Technician, or designee, to travel to Burlington, VT, on July 22-24, 1998 to attend the Northeast Environmental Enforcement Project (NEEP) Workshop. Total Cost: $248.00. Source of Funds: $123.00 will be paid for by NEEP. The balance of $125.00 is 100% General Fund.

I. FISH AND GAME - Request permission for Stephen Perry, Chief, Duncan McInnes, Supervisor, Kenneth Sprankle, and Douglas Grout, Biologists, Judy Stokes, Chief PA, Kelle MacKenzie, Coordinator, and Mark Beauchesne, Program Assistant, or designee, to travel to, Hartford, CT, on August 23-27, 1998 to attend the American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting. Total Cost: $4,341.00. Source of Funds: 33% Fish and Game Fund & 67% Federal Fund.

J. INSURANCE - Requests permission for Monica Ciolfi, Deputy Commissioner and Alex Feldvebal, Analyst, or designee, to travel to San Diego, CA, on August 9-11, 1998 to attend the 11th Annual State Health Policy Conference. Total Cost: $2,169.42. Source of Funds: 100% Insurance Assessment.

K. JUSTICE - Requests permission for Joseph Laplante, and John Kissinger, Assistant Attorneys General, or designee, to travel to. San Diego, CA, on August 4-8, 1998 to attend the Conference of Government Attorneys on Capital Litigation. Total Cost: $2,880.00. Source of Funds: 100% General Fund.

L. PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION - Requests permission for Louis Tranfalia, Utility Analyst, and Jayson LaFlamme, Examiner, or designee, to travel to Lansing, MI, on August 2-14, 1998 to attend the NARUC 40th Annual Regulatory Studies Program. Total Cost: $5,045.00. Source of Funds: 100% Utility Assessment.

M. PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION -Requests permission for Douglas Patch, Chairman, and Bruce Ellsworth, Commissioner, or designee, to travel to Seattle, WA, on July 26-30, 1998 to attend the NARUC Summer Committee Meetings. Total Cost: $2,887.00. Source of Funds: 100% Utility Assessment.

N. RESOURCES & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - Requests permission for Ellen Chandler, Marketing Director, Amy Bassett, Asst. Director, Laura James, Volunteer, Dick Andross, Manager, Jack McGurin, Ski School Director, William O'Connor, Manager, Jayne O'Connor, and Carol McGurin, Volunteers, or designee, to travel to Worcester, MA, Boston, MA, Hyannis, MA, and Nyack, NY, to attend the Worcester Mall Show, Worcester Ski & Vacation Expo, Boston Ski Show, Palisades Mall Show, and the Puritan Ski Show. Total Cost: $6,934.00. Source of Funds: 100% Ski & Park Fund.

O. RESOURCES & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - Requests permission for Ellen Chandler, Marketing Director, Amy Bassett, Asst. Director, Tim Bassett, Laura James, Chip Baron, Julie Baron, and Rick Cameron, Volunteers, or designee, to travel to Warwick, RI, Hicksville, NY, Toronto Canada, Fairfield CT, and Hartford, CT, on October 10-November 1, 1998 to attend the Rhode Island Ski Show, Long Island Ski Show, Toronto Ski Show, Fairfield Ski Show, and Hartford Ski Show. Total Cost: $7,271.00. Source of Funds: 100% Ski Fund.

P. SAFETY - Requests permission for Kathleen Morrill, and Ann Cote, Road Toll Auditors, or designee, to travel to Albany, NY, on August 9-10, 1998 to attend the IRP Audit Managers Roundtable. ALSO A CASH ADVANCE OF $250.00 IS REQUESTED for Kathleen Morrill, and ALSO A CASH ADVANCE OF $250.00 IS REQUESTED for Ann Cote. Total Cost: $500.00. Source of Funds: 100% Highway Fund.

Q. SAFETY - Requests permission for Richard Flynn, Commissioner, Virginia Beecher, Director, Major McCarthy, and Margaret Sova, Hearings Officer, or designee, to travel to Albany, NY, on August 6-11, 1998 to attend the 77th Annual AAMVA Region I Conference. Total Cost: $2,750.00. Source of Funds: 100% Highway Fund.

R. TRANSPORTATION - Requests permission for Richard Marshall, Chief, and Subramanian Sharma, Engineer, or designee, to travel to Toronto, Canada, on August 29-September 2, 1998 to attend the North Atlantic Transportation Planning Officials Annual Meeting. Total Cost: $2,390.00. Source of Funds: 100% Federal Fund.

S. YOUTH DEVELOPMENT SERVICES - Request permission for Virgil Bossum, Manager, and Wayne Eigabroadt, Coordinator, or designee, to travel to Storrs, CT, on August 3-7, 1998 to attend the Training for Trainers in Competencies for Correctional Middle Managers. Total Cost: $795.00. Source of Funds: 75% General Fund & 25% Settlement.

LATE ITEMS

DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

A. Authorized consent-to-petition for partial waiver of the State's Workers' Compensation lien related to Stanislaw Bomba.

B. Authorized report and findings of Councilor Peter Spaulding with regard to a certain project in participation with St. Paul's School, Concord, NH.

C. Authorized designation of Councilor Raymond Burton to hold a hearing relative to the Littleton Regional Hospital.

D. Authorized report and findings of Councilor Raymond Burton with regard to a certain refinancing of existing indebtedness project with New Hampton School, New Hampton, NH.

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION: BUREAU OF PUBLIC WORKS

E. The Governor and Executive Council, on motion by Councilor Burton and seconded by Councilor Griffin, authorized the contract for replacement of water lines at Glencliff Home for the Elderly, Benton,NH.

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICE

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

F. Authorized travel request for Terry Morton, Commissioner, Lee Bezanson, Director, Long Term Care, Dianne Luby, Director, Office of Health Management, Catherine Keane, Director, Division of Elderly and Adult Services, and Kathleen Walker, Director to attend the New England Consortium of Health and Human Services Officials meeting in Portland, Maine, on July 30 and 31, 1998.

G. Authorized, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, to amend an existing agreement with Electronic Data Systems, (EDS), Plano, TX. RETROACTIVE.

DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

H. The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding and seconded by Councilor Burton authorized to enter into an agreement with Davidson, Gourley & Acker Inc. of Lebanon, NH, for the professional cleaning, repair and painting of The Hay Estate, Main house, The Fells, Newbury, NH.

DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

I. The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, and seconded by Councilor Streeter, authorized request of the Town of Ashland to replenish the town beach on property located on Little Squam Lake in Ashland.

TABLED ITEMS

#110 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Burton, voted to remove, #110 (Tabled at 6/24/98 Governor and Executive Council Meeting) from Table. Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Burton, voted to approve with Councilor Spaulding and Councilor Streeter voting NO, the agreement with Anderson Consulting LLP, Manchester, NH.

DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

A. The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Griffin, voted to remove, #A (Tabled at 6/24/98 Governor and Executive Council Meeting) from Table. Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Burton, voted to approve with Councilor Spaulding voting NO, request of Bruce L. and Karen C. Clafin to construct dug-in boathouse; riprap and install a seasonal pier; and construct a perched beach on property located at Lake Winnipesaukee in Meredith.

B. The Governor and Executive Councilor, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Griffin, voted to remove, #B (Tabled at 6/24/98 Governor and Executive Council Meeting) from Table. Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Burton, voted to approve request of Shirley Sherwood Enterprises to construct a breakwater with cantilevered dock with a tie off supported dock and walkway on property located at Lake Winnipesaukee in Moultonborough.

C. The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Griffin, voted to remove #C (Tabled at 6/24/98 Governor and Executive Council Meeting) from Table. Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Burton, voted to approve with Councilor Streeter voting NO, request of the Town of Meredith to construct a piling pier; extend several piling piers and modify other systems to provide docking for the MS Mount Washington on property located on Lake Winnipesaukee, Meredith.

D. The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Council Griffin, voted to remove #D (Tabled at 6/24/98 Governor and Executive Council Meeting) from Table. Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Burton, voted to approve request of Theodore and Maryann Robbins to construct and install a wide stairway with associated landing with an attached timber ramp to a seasonal moored float on property located on the Piscataqua River in Newcastle.

The Governor set the next regular meeting of the Governor and Executive Council for August 12, 1998 at 10:30 a.m. at the Belknap Mill, Laconia.

The Honorable Board then adjourned.

 

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