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July 16, 2003
 

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GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MINUTES
State House, Concord, New Hampshire
July 16, 2003 10:30 a.m.

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

The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Wheeler, seconded by Councilor Wieczorek accepted the minutes of June 25, 2003.

The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Wieczorek confirmed the appointment of several persons nominated for Civil Commissions from the June 25, 2003 meeting.

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

Confirmations

The Governor and Council confirmed the following:

Manager of Employee Relations: Division Of Personnel
Nominated by the Director of Personnel
Sara J. Willingham, Concord Effective: July 16, 2003
Reappointment Term: July 1, 2007

Connecticut River Valley Resource Commission
Public Member
John B. Tucker, New London Effective: July 16, 2003
Reappointment Term: January 22, 2006

Connecticut River Valley Resource Commission
(Hydro-electric concern)
Cleve P. Kapala, Hopkinton Effective: July 16, 2003
Reappointment Term: January 22, 2006

Connecticut River Valley Resource Commission
(Public Member)
Bruce A. Clement, Westmoreland Effective: July 16, 2003
(Replacing William Dannehy) Term: February 10, 2006

Board of Dental Examiners
Debra A. Albrecht, Keene Effective: July 16, 2003
(Replacing Camillia Paras) Term: July 26, 2008

Board of Licensure for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Recommended by NH Association for the Deaf
Lori A. McLaren, Pembroke Effective: July 16, 2003
(Replacing Connie Murdock Clanton) Term: October 10, 2005

Board of Engineers
Engineer
William H. Smagula, Bedford Effective: July 16, 2003
(Replacing Edward Kelly) Term: August 21, 2008

Board of Foresters
(Public Member)
Thomas G. Chrisenton, Lyndeborough Effective: July 16, 2003
Reappointment Term: August 22, 2008

Board of Nursing
LPN
Jim Nall, Wentworth Effective: July 16, 2003
(Replacing Tricia Duff) Term: May 10, 2006

Retirement System Board of Trustees
Nominated by SEA
Dennis E. Kinnan, Manchester Effective: July 16, 2003
(Replacing Claire Gervais) Term: July 1, 2005

Traffic Safety Commission
Patricia A. Rainboth, East Rochester Effective: July 16, 2003
Reappointment Term: September 16, 2008

Traffic Safety Commission
Andrew J. Polak, Hudson Effective: July 16, 2003
Reappointment Term: September 16, 2008

Traffic Safety Commission
Real Pinard, Manchester Effective: July 16, 2003
Reappointment Term: September 16, 2008

Traffic Safety Commission
Lyman A. Cousens, Boscawen Effective: July 16, 2003
Reappointment Term: September 16, 2008

Traffic Safety Commission
Donald C. Anderson, Manchester Effective: July 16, 2003
Reappointment Term: September 16, 2008

University System Of New Hampshire Board Of Trustees
John H. Lynch, Hopkinton Effective: July 16, 2003
Reappointment Term: June 30, 2007

NOMINATIONS

The Governor placed into nomination the following:

Agricultural Advisory Board
Strafford County
Leon Meader, Rochester Effective: Upon Confirmation
Replacing Maria Southworth Term: January 31, 2008

Agricultural Lands Preservation Committee
Ruth Clough, New London Effective: Upon Confirmation
Reappointment Term: October 10, 2006

Alcohol & Drug Abuse Prevention, Intervention and Treatment Commission
Public Member Effective: Upon Confirmation
Scott L. Fuller, Manchester Term: September 20, 2006

NH State Council on the Arts
Randy Armstrong, Dover Effective: Upon Confirmation
(Replacing Mimi Bravar) Term: November 23, 2007

Aviation Users Advisory Board
Airport Manager
Kevin A Dillon, Brentwood Effective: Upon Confirmation
(Replacing Mark K. Rowell) Term: October 29, 2006

Board of Barbering, Cosmetology, and Esthetics
Manicurist
Anne Dalton, Manchester Effective: Upon Confirmation
Reappointment Term: July 1, 2008

Board of Hearing Care Providers
Public Member
Caroletta Alicea, Boscawen Effective: Upon Confirmation
Reappointment Term: April 23, 2005

Speech-Language Pathology Governing Board
Speech Pathologist
Susan Wright, Strafford Effective: Upon Confirmation
Reappointment Term: March 4, 2006

Commission on the Status of Men
Gerard J Boyle, Plymouth Effective: Upon Confirmation
Term: 3 Years from date of Confirmation

Commission on the Status of Men
Michael J. Geanoulis Sr., New Castle Effective: Upon Confirmation
Term: 3 Years from date of Confirmation

Community Development Finance Authority
Small Business
Donald R. Jutton, Moultonborough Effective: Upon Confirmation
Reappointment Term:July 1, 2008

Department of Environmental Services
Assistant Commissioner
Michael Walls, Concord Effective: Upon Confirmation
Salary: $84,670 Term: January 8, 2007

Water Resorces Council
John F. Bridges, Wolfeboro Effective: Upon Confirmation
Reappointment Term: October 9, 2007

Equalization Standards Board
Experienced with equalization process
Joyce M Fulweiler, Northfield Effective: Upon Confirmation
Reappointment Term: October 10, 2005

Fish and Game Commission
Grafton County
Sharon S Guaraldi, Lebanon Effective: Upon Confirmation
Succeeding: Frank Clark Term: June 29, 2004

Fish and Game Commission
Executive Director
Lee E Perry, Wayne, ME Effective: Upon Confirmation
Succeeding: William Bartlett Term: 4 Years from date of Confirmation

Health Services Planning and Review Board
Nom. By Ambulatory Surgery Assoc.
Lucy C Hodder, Concord Effective: Upon Confirmation
(Replacing Nicholas Vailas) Term: December 1, 2005

Health Services Planning and Review Board
Consumer Interests
Dwight Sowerby, Lyndeborough Effective: Upon Confirmation
(Replacing Elizabeth Crory) Term: April 19, 2006

Insurance Department
Commissioner Effective: Upon Confirmation
Roger Sevigny, Manchester Term: June 9, 2008
(Replacing Paula T. Rogers) Salary: $71,298

Board of Licensure of Interpreters for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Consumer Interests
Izabella Kantsepelsky, Nashua Effective: Upon Confirmation
(Replacing Carol L Maglin) Term: October 10, 2004

Marital Mediator Certification Board
Nom. By NH Mediators Association
Olivia A Ruel Ph.D., Keene Effective: Upon Confirmation
Reappointment Term: September 6, 2006

Marital Mediator Certification Board
Nom. By NH Mediators Association
Georgine M Williams M.Ed., Hooksett Effective: Upon Confirmation
Reappointment Term: September 6, 2006

New Motor Vehicle Arbitation Board
Consumer Interests
Megan Benton, West Lebanon Effective: Upon Confirmation
Reappointment Term: August 28, 2006

Regional Community Technical College System Board of Trustees
Law Enforcement
Eve E. Eisenbise, Hooksett Effective: Upon Confirmation
Reappointment Term: March 3, 2007

Regional Community Technical College System Board of Trustees
Education
Walter R. Peterson, Peterborough Effective: Upon Confirmation
Reappointment Term: February 3, 2007

NH Retirement System Board of Trustees
Public Member
Edward Theobald, Rye Effective: Upon Confirmation
Reappointment Term: July 13, 2005

Pharmacy Board
Pharmacist
Vahrij Manoukian, Hollis Effective: Upon Confirmation
(Replacing Frank Case) Term: September 6, 2008

Public Employee Labor Relations Board
Labor
Richard E. Molan, Manchester Effective: Upon Confirmation
Reappointment Term: October 2, 2009

Radiation Advisory Committee
Veterinary Medicine
J Douglas Roberts B.A., D.C., Claremont Effective: Upon Confirmation
(Replacing Edward P. Rooney) Term: October 14, 2006

Regional Community Technical College System
Commissioner
Lucille Jordan, Jaffrey Effective: Upon Confirmation
(Replacing John O'Donnell) Term: July 1, 2007

Rivers Management Advisory Committee
Fish and Game Effective: Upon Confirmation
James M. Jones, Northfield Term: September 28, 2006
(Replacing Richard Moquin)

Rivers Management Advisory Committee

Rep. Business and Industry
Allan Palmer, Manchester Effective: Upon Confirmation
(Filling Vacancy) Term: September 28, 2004

Speech-Language Pathology Board
Public Member
Miriam Dunn, Concord Effective: Upon Confirmation
Reappointment Term: March 4, 2006

Radiation Advisory Committee
Physical Science
James J. Cherniack, Derry Effective: Upon Confirmation
Reappointment Term: October 14, 2007

Radiation Advisory Committee
Medical
Edward Farmlett M.D., Laconia Effective: Upon Confirmation
Reappointment Term: October 14, 2007

Radiation Advisory Committee
Industry
Kenneth E. Mayo, Nashua Effective: Upon Confirmation
Reappointment Term: October 14, 2007

State Sweepstakes Commission
Commissioner
Paul Holloway, Rye Effective: Upon Confirmation
(Replacing Mary Chambers) Term: June 29, 2006

Water Council
NH Assoc. of Septage Haulers
Robert S Phillips, New Boston Effective: Upon Confirmation
(Replacing David D. Kibbey) Term: June 27, 2006

Wetlands Council
Marine Contractors
Glenn D. Normandeau r, Portsmouth Effective: Upon Confirmation
Reappointment Term: October 23, 2005

BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY
#1 The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Griffin, 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 with respect to the financing of a loan to Strafford Economic Development Corporation for the benefit of Green Technical Services, Inc. located in Dover, NH. Action will Authorized a Resolution under RSA 162-A:18 to determine the financing will serve a public use provide public benefit and is within the policy and authority of the Act.

EXTRACT FROM THE MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE
GOVERNOR AND COUNCIL HELD ON JULY 16, 2003
COUNCIL CHAMBER, CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE

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At approximately 11:00 a.m., the Governor announced that the next matter to be considered would be the purchase by the Business Finance Authority of a loan to be made by Strafford Economic Development Corporation and declared that the public hearing on the subject had commenced. She said that she and the members of the Council had received written material from the Authority with respect to the proposed loan. The Governor then said that the meeting would hear anyone wishing to speak on the subject. Michael Donahue, Executive Director of the Authority, briefly explained the project and introduced Dennis McCann, Executive Director of Strafford Economic Development Corporation. The Governor then repeated that the proceedings were a public hearing and asked whether any other person wished to speak; there being none, Councilor Griffin introduced a resolution entitled "A RESOLUTION UNDER RSA 162-A:18 AWARDING A LOAN PURCHASE UNDER RSA 162-A:10 WITH RESPECT TO A CERTAIN LOAN FROM STRAFFORD ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION" and moved its adoption, which was seconded by Councilor 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 LOAN PURCHASE UNDER RSA 162-A:10
WITH RESPECT TO A CERTAIN LOAN FROM
THE STRAFFORD ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION TO
GREEN TECHNICAL SERVICES, INC.

WHEREAS, the Governor and Council (the "Governor and Council") of the State of New Hampshire (the "State") have received from the Business Finance Authority of the State of New Hampshire (the "Authority") its written recommendation that the Governor and Council make certain findings and determinations pursuant to RSA 162-A:18 with respect to the purchase and acquisition by the Authority of a loan in the principal amount of up to Five Hundred Thousand Dollars ($500,000) (the "Loan") made by the Strafford Economic Development Corporation, a corporation, organized and existing under the laws of the State of New Hampshire and a local development organization (the "Lender") to Green Technical Services, Inc., a New Hampshire corporation (the "Borrower") to be used to restructure debt and working capital.
WHEREAS, pursuant to the provisions of RSA Chapter 162-A, the Governor and Council is authorized to approve the recommendation of the Authority and to authorize and approve the purchase of the Loan by the Authority upon the making of specific findings after public hearing;

WHEREAS, the Governor and Council have received all the documentation and information with respect to the proposed purchase of the Loan by the Authority; and

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

NOW, THEREFORE, IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED THAT:

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

(a) Special Findings.

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

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

(b) General Findings.

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

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

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

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


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

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

Passed and Agreed to July 16, 2003.

#2 The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Wieczorek and further on a roll call vote as follows: Councilor Burton - yes, Councilor Spaulding - yes, Councilor Griffin - yes, Councilor Wieczorek - yes, and Councilor Wheeler - no, Authorized to hold a Public Hearing to approve an award of a State Guarantee under RSA 162-A:13 with respect to a loan from First Colebrook Bank to Kheops International, Inc. in Colebrook, 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 16, 2003
COUNCIL CHAMBER, CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE

* * * * * *

At approximately 11:10 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 First Colebrook Bank to Kheops International, 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 Michael Donahue, Senior Credit Officer of the Authority who briefly explained the project and introduced Tim Frizzell of First Colebrook Bank, Julia Gagne, Marie-Josee Valliant, and Melanie Valliant of Kheops International, 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 Burton 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 FIRST COLEBROOK BANK TO KHEOPS INTERNATIONAL, INC." and moved its adoption, which was seconded by Councilor Wieczorek. 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, and Councilor Wieczorek; those abstaining were Councilor(s): None; and those voting against were: Councilor Wheeler. 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
FIRST COLEBROOK BANK TO KHEOPS INTERNATIONAL, 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 $400,000 from First Colebrook Bank to Kheops International, 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 16, 2003.

Late Item:

NEW HAMPSHIRE BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY
V. The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Griffin 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 the award of a State Guarantee under RSA 162-A:13 with respect to a loan from Franklin Savings Bank to Franklin Business and Industrial Development Corporation and Franklin Developments, Inc. in Franklin, NH. Action will Authorized a resolution under RSA 162-A:18 to determine the financing will serve a public use, provide 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 16, 2003
COUNCIL CHAMBER, CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE

* * * * * *

At approximately 11:20 a.m., the Governor announced that the next matter to be considered would be the award of a State guarantee under the Guaranteed Asset Program (GAP) of the Business Finance Authority in connection with a loan to be made by Franklin Savings Bank to Franklin Business and Industrial Development Corporation, Franklin Development, Inc. (collectively, the "Borrower") or its Nominee, 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 Vincent Vieten of Franklin Savings Bank and James Aberg of Franklin Business and Industrial Development. The Governor then repeated that the proceedings were a public hearing and asked whether any other person wished to speak; there being none, Councilor Spaulding introduced a resolution entitled "A RESOLUTION UNDER RSA 162-A:18 AWARDING A STATE GUARANTEE UNDER RSA 162-A:13 WITH RESPECT TO A LOAN FROM FRANKLIN SAVINGS BANK TO FRANKLIN BUSINESS AND INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION, FRANKLIN DEVELOPMENTS, INC. OR ITS NOMINEE" and moved its adoption, which was seconded by Councilor Griffin. There being no discussion, the Governor called for a vote on the motion. Those voting in favor were: The Governor and Councilor Burton, Councilor Spaulding, Councilor Griffin, Councilor Wieczorek, and Councilor Wheeler; those abstaining were Councilor(s): None; and those voting against were Councilor(s): None. The Governor declared that the resolution was passed.

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A RESOLUTION UNDER RSA 162-A:18
AWARDING A STATE GUARANTEE UNDER RSA 162-A:13
WITH RESPECT TO A LOAN FROM
FRANKLIN SAVINGS BANK TO FRANKLIN BUSINESS AND INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION, FRANKLIN DEVELOPMENTS INC. OR ITS NOMINEE

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 eighty percent (80%) of the principal amount of a loans up to $950,000 from Franklin Savings Bank to Franklin Business and Industrial Development Corporation, Franklin Development, Inc. (collectively, "the Borrower")or its Nominee, pursuant to RSA 162-A:13 (the Guaranteed Asset Program or the "GAP Program");

WHEREAS, the proposed guarantee would require the pledge of the full faith and credit of the Authority in an amount not to exceed eighty percent (80%) of the proposed financing;

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

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

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

NOW, THEREFORE, IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED THAT:

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

(a) Special Findings.

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

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

(b) General Findings.

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

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

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

(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 16, 2003.

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

#3 Authorized to transfer $3,900 as specified in letter dated June 23, 2003. Fiscal Committee approved.

#4 Authorized to retroactively amend an existing agreement with Grafton County, North Haverhill, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 9-19-01, item #E), under the Community Development Block Grant Program for the purpose of completing the Homeownership Center, Littleton, NH, to provide education and counseling to low and moderate income individuals, by transferring $37,500 and extending the end date from June 30, 2003 to June 30, 2004.

#5 Authorized to retroactively amend an existing agreement with the Town of Raymond, Raymond, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 9-9-02, item #5), under the Community Development Block Grant Program, to complete water system improvements, for the purpose of increasing the funding level for the project in the CDBG Program by $350,000 to a new total of $700,000 and by changing the end date from June 30, 2003 to June 30, 2004.

#6 Authorized to retroactively amend an existing agreement with the City of Somersworth, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 9-9-02, item #6), under the Community Development Block Grant Program, to complete Phase II of a Housing rehabilitation project, by extending the end date from June 30, 2003 to December 31, 2003.

#7 Authorized to retroactively amend an existing agreement with the Town of Bow, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 11-21-01, item #3), under the Community Development Block Grant Program, for a mitigation plan, by changing the end date from December 31, 2002 to December 31, 2003.

#8 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Woodlot Alternatives Inc., Topsham, ME, to provide environmental consulting/engineering services under the provisions of the NH Coastal Program, in the amount of $86,675. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2003. Federal Funds.
#9 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Antioch, University, dba Antioch New England Graduate School, Keene, NH, to develop and pilot a coastal smart growth high school curriculum and video, under the provisions of the NH Coastal Program, in the amount of $37,770. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2004. Federal Funds.

#10 Authorized to enter into an agreement with the Seacoast Science Center, Inc., Rye, NH, to revise the salt marsh education program at the Center under the provisions of the NH Coastal Program, in the amount of $4,205. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2004. Federal Funds.

#11 Authorized to enter into an agreement with the Town of Seabrook, NH, to develop a beach management plan, under the provisions of the NH Coastal Program, in the amount of $15,000. Effective upon G&C approval to June 30, 2004. Federal Funds.

#12 Authorized to enter into an agreement with the Strafford Regional Planning Commission, Dover, NH, to conduct non-point source pollution outreach to municipal officials under the provisions of the NH Coastal Program, in the amount of $30,000. Effective upon G&C approval to June 30, 2004. Federal Funds.

#13 Authorized to enter into an agreement with University of NH Jackson Estuarine Laboratory, Durham, NH, under the provisions of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for the purpose of salt marsh restoration, in the amount of $231,500. Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2005. Federal Funds.

#14 Authorized to enter into an agreement with LifeWise Community Projects, Inc., Barrington, NH, to expend the elementary school education program from a spring semester program only to a year-round program, and expand the curriculum to include a watershed and non-point source pollution component, under the provisions of the NH Coastal Program, in the amount of $30,898. Effective upon G&C approval to December 31, 2004. Federal Funds

#15 Authorized to enter into an agreement with the Cocheco River Watershed Coalition, Dover, NH, under the provisions of the NH Coastal Program to conduct stream assessments and water quality monitoring, in the amount of $4,500. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2004. Federal Funds.

#16 Authorized to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the NH Fish and Game Department to provide information about coastal resources and issues statewide under the provisions of the NH Coastal Program, in the amount of $18,030. (2)Further Authorized the Fish and Game Department to accept and expend these funds upon G&C approval to December 31, 2004. Federal Funds

#17 Authorized to amend a five-year lease agreement with Frank A. Graf, M.D., Portsmouth, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-12-02, item #6), for office space, for a total of $116,581.52 over the remaining four years of the lease period, with the amounts to be encumbered each year as indicated in letter dated June 30, 2003. Effective August 1, 2003 through June 30, 2007. Federal Funds.

GOVERNORS OFFICE OF ENERGY AND COMMUNITY SERVICES
#18 The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Wieczorek, seconded by Councilor Burton authorized to retroactively extend the Senior Community Service Employment Program grant from the US Department of Labor, from June 30, 2003 to August 31, 2003. (2)Further Authorized to retroactively amend a contract with Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties, Inc., Concord, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-26-02, item #33), a grant recipient under the Senior Community Services Employment Program who provides a part-time employment opportunities for NH's senior citizens, by extending the completion date from June 30, 2003 to August 31, 2003.

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

#19 Authorized Keith R Nichols, Hopkinton, NH, be confirmed to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Air National Guard.

#20 Authorized Jane H Ridky, Fairfield, ME, be nominated for promotion to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard. This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, morally, and professionally qualified. This is a vacancy promotion.

#21 Authorized Stephanie A. Riley, Penacook, NH, be nominated for promotion to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard. This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, morally, and professionally qualified. This is a vacancy promotion.

#22 Authorized Laurie A. McAvoy, Foxboro, MA, be nominated for appointment to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard. This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, morally, and professionally qualified.

#23 Authorized Louise M Paradis, Rochester, NH, be nominated for promotion to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Air National Guard. This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, morally, and professionally qualified. This promotion was approved by a board convened in accordance with the Reserve Officer Personnel Management Act.

#23A Authorized Mark F Sears, Dover, NH, be nominated for promotion to the rank of Brigadier General, NH Air National Guard. This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, morally, and professionally qualified. This is a vacancy promotion.

#23B Authorized Kenneth R. Clark, Rye, NH, be nominated for promotion to the rank of Major General, NH Air National Guard. This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, morally, and professionally qualified. This is a vacancy promotion.

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

#24 Authorized to appoint Ruth L Griffin as a designee of the Executive Council to hold a hearing on the proposal for the land acquisition; construction, and furnishing of existing indebtedness project in connection with The River Woods Company, Exeter, NH.

#24A Authorized Budget Office to host the 2003 Northeast Regional Meeting on behalf of the National Association of State Budge Officers, North Conway, NH, for an estimated cost of $12,000 during the period of September 7, 2003 through September 9, 2003. (2)Further Authorized to accept registration fees from participants and other donations as they become available on behalf of NASBO and to expend these funds for related expenses.

#24B Authorized Working Capital Warrant in the amount of $460,000,000 to cover expenditures for the Month of August 2003. (2)Further Authorized Working Capital Warrant reporting expenditures of $350,898,209.56 for the Month of June and recommends the balance of $109,101,790.44 be lapsed.

#24C Authorized a list of agency transfer for Fiscal Year 2003 during the month of June.

#24D Authorized Salary Adjustment Fund and Employee Benefit Adjustment Fund an in conformance with the G&C action of January 9, 2003, the transfers, as detailed in letter dated July 1, 2003, were Authorized for the month of June.

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, MARKETS & FOOD
#25 The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Wieczorek, seconded by Councilor Spaulding authorized to enter into a service contract with Media Factory, Manchester, NH, to design and install a new photographic exhibit in the NH Building at the Eastern States Exposition, West Springfield, MA, in an amount not to exceed $10,000. Effective upon G&C approval through September 15, 2003. 100% Other Funds.

DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE ADMINISTRATION
#26 WITHDRAWN BY AGENCY - The agency withdrew the request to enter into a contract with Robert Half International Inc., Manchester, NH, for temporary personnel services, in an amount not to exceed $61,500. Effective upon G&C approval to June 30, 2005. Not low bidder.

TREASURY DEPARTMENT
#27 The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding authorized to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated and the State Treasurer to issue checks in the amount of $4,714.33 to the rightful owners of abandoned or unclaimed funds.

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
The Governor and Council acted as follows:

#28 Authorized to enter into retroactive sub-grants with the State Agencies, as detailed in letter dated July 1, 2003, to be used to purchase personal protective equipment for State Agency personnel to protect them during potential weapons of mass destruction incidents. (2)Further Authorized to accept the grants listed above. 100% Federal Funds.

#29 Authorized to enter into sub-grants with the jurisdictions outlined in letter dated July 1, 2003, to be used to purchase personal protective equipment for local law enforcement and emergency medical services personnel and decontamination supplies for fire departments, in the amount of $8,581.90. Effective upon G&C approval to April 24, 2005. 100% Federal Funds.

#30 Authorized to enter into a retroactive sub-grant with the NH State Police, to be used to purchase personal protective equipment for State Police Personnel to protect them during potential weapons of mass destruction incidents, in the amount of $22,507.21. (2)Further Authorized the State Police to accept the grants listed above. Effective June 20, 2003 to September 30, 2003. 100% Federal Funds.

#31 Authorized to enter into a sub-grant with the NH State Police, to be used to purchase bomb squad materials for the State Police Bomb Squad, in the amount of $62,962. (2)Further Authorized to enter into a sub-grant with the Nashua Police Department, to be used to purchase bomb squad materials for the Nashua Police Department Bomb Squad, in the amount of $63,204. Effective upon G&C approval until June 30, 2004. 100% Federal Funds.

#32 DENIED - The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Wheeler, voted to DENY the petition of Aaron Charles Pickett requesting a pardon hearing for the offenses of Simple Assault and Robbery.

EMPLOYMENT SECURITY
The Governor and Council acted as follows:

#33 Authorized to enter into a service agreement with Imperial Painting, for painting & wallpapering services at the NHES's Laconia office, in the amount of $13,000. Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2003. 100% Federal Funds.

#34 Authorized to enter into a retroactive amended services agreement with American Air Systems, (previously approved by G&C on 2-5-03, item #36), for heating, ventilation, and air conditioning, system installation services at the NHES's office in Laconia, by extending the completion dated from June 30, 2003 to December 31, 2003. 100% Federal Funds.

#35 Authorized to enter into a service agreement with Twinns Janitorial, for janitorial services at NHES's Somersworth Local office, in the amount of $12,000 annually for a three year total of $36,000. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2006. 100% Federal Funds.

#36 Authorized to enter into a service agreement with Bates Services for building renovation services at NHES's offices statewide, in the amount of $15,000 annually for a total agreement price limitation of $45,000 for the three year period. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2006. 100% Federal Funds.

#37 Authorized to enter into a service agreement with Capital Glass & Mirror Co., Inc., for glass repair & replacement services at NHES's offices statewide, in an amount of $7,000 annually for an agreement total of $21,000. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2006. 100% Federal Funds.

LIQUOR COMMISSION
#38 The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Wieczorek authorized to enter into a contract with Thermal Stor Refrigeration Inc., Hooksett, NH, for the sole purpose of installing an air conditioning system at Liquor Store #73 Hampton, for a total contract price limitation of $11,900. Effective upon G&C approval through August 15, 2003. 100% General Funds.

BANKING DEPARTMENT
The Governor and Council acted as follows:

#39 Authorized a salary increment of $3,856 to Deputy Bank Commissioner Robert A. Fleury. Effective August 14, 2003.

#40 Authorized to accept and place on file the Annual Report for calendar year ending December 31, 2002.

DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
The Governor and Council acted as follows:

#41 Authorized to accept a donation of 54 books from Angela Rouleau, Media Generalist at the Northern Correctional Facility. The approximate value of this donation is $529.09.

#42 Authorized to accept a donation of a heat sealer machine from the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy. The approximate value of this donation is $1,400.

#43 Authorized to accept a donation of five large print dictionaries from Regina Lavoie, Supervisor IV at the Northern Correctional Facility. This approximate total value of this donation is $55.

#44 Authorized to accept a donation of religious books from Paul Cognata, a volunteer at the Northern Correctional Facility. The approximate total value of this donation is $113.

#45 Authorized with Thanks, to accept a donation of books from Toadstool Bookshop, Keene, NH. The total value of this donation is $181.

#46 Authorized to accept a donation of jigsaw puzzles from Karin and Bear Shaw of Mason, NH. The approximate total value of this donation is $30.

#47 Authorized to accept a donation of books. The approximate total value of this donation is $1,158.

#48 Authorized to utilize the services of the medical and dietary service providers as detailed in letter dated July 1, 2003, to be paid for on a fee for service basis retroactive to July 1, 2003. 100% General Funds.

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

#49 Authorized Division of Economic Development to renew a Cooperative Agreement with the University of NH, for continued funding of the NH Industrial Research Center, in the amount of $1,010,000. Effective retroactive to July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2005.

#50 Authorized Division of Economic Development to enter into a contract with the Glen Group Inc., North Conway, NH, to provide advertising, marketing, and promotional services, in the amount of $72,000. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2004, with two, one-year options to renew. 100% General Funds.

#51 Authorized Division of Forests and Lands to extend the full-time temporary employees, as indicated in letter dated June 20, 2003, beyond their one-year anniversary date of full-time employment. Retroactive.

#52 Authorized Division of Parks and Recreation to construct a chairlift at Cannon Mountain with the needed funding of $540,000 to come from the Cannon Mountain Capital Improvement Fund. 100% Other.

#53 Authorized Division of Parks and Recreation to transfer $68,500 originally appropriated for Crawford Notch - Install Power to the Mt. Washington Septic System. 100% Capital Funds.

#54 Authorized Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a sole source contract with Ricci Construction Company, Portsmouth, NH, to begin debris and hazardous waste removal on Mt. Washington, in the amount of $186,500. Effective upon G&C approval to August 17, 2003.

#55 Authorized Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a lease, as detailed in letter dated June 26, 2003, with the Federal Aviation Administration, Burlington, MA, to operate from the Summit of Mt. Washington, in the amount of $28,595.70. Effective retroactive to July 1, 2002 through January 31, 2003.

#56 Authorized Division of Parks and Recreation to accept and expend up to $1,000,000 from First Specialty Insurance Corporation, Overland Park, KS, for the Mt. Washington Cleanup and reconstruction of buildings caused by fire on the Summit.

#57 Authorized Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a contract with Holmes Lewis, Inc., Concord, NH, for advertising and promotion services for Cannon Mountain in the amount of $400,000. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2005. 100% Park Funds.

#58 Authorized Trails Bureau to enter into a Grant-in-Aid Trail Maintenance Contract with the OHRV clubs as detailed in letter dated June 18, 2003, for a total amount of $205,519.75. Effective upon G&C approval through January 1, 2004. 100% Other.

#59 Authorized Division of Travel and Tourism Development to exercise the renewal option with Plymouth State College, Plymouth, NH, for research projects, for a total amount of $61,770.40. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2004. 100% General Funds.

#60 Authorized Division of Travel and Tourism Development to enter into an agreement on a sole source basis for training and volunteer coordination with Granite State Ambassadors, Inc., Manchester, NH, in an amount not to exceed $23,750. 100% General.

#61 Authorized Division of Travel and Tourism Development to renew the agreement for public relations services with Travel Marketing Experts of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, in an amount not to exceed $70,000. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2005. 100% General Funds.

#62 Authorized Division of Travel and Tourism Development to enter into an agreement for public relations services with Eric Mower and Associates of North Hampton, NH, in an amount not to exceed $60,000. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2004. 100% General Funds.

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

#63 Authorized to accept and expend an additional $80,080 in federal funds from the US Fish and Wildlife Service for use in UNH Extension Wildlife Conservation Programs. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2005. (2)Further Authorized to enter into a Cooperative Project Agreement with the University of NH, under the terms and conditions of the Master Agreement for Cooperative Projects with the University System of NH, for continuation of the Extension Wildlife Conservation Program for a total of $252,000. Effective retroactive to July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2005.

#64 Authorized to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the Department of Resources and Economic Development for the continuation of the cooperative program of upland habitat improvement on state managed natural lands. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2005.

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

#65 Authorized to retroactively enter into an educational tuition agreement and to pay costs in the amount of $420, as detailed in letter dated June 9, 2003.

#66 Authorized to retroactively enter into an educational tuition agreement and to pay the University of NH costs and/or reimbursement in the amount of $420, as detailed in letter dated June 9, 2003.

#67 Authorized to enter into an agreement with the Belknap County Conservation District, Laconia, NH, for reducing nutrient loading into Hunkins Pond from Swain Farm, in the amount of $51,130. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2005.

#68-#69 NOT USED

#70 Authorized to enter into a sole source memorandum of agreement with the Association of US Delegates to the Gulf of Maine Council, South Portland, ME, for laboratory testing of shellfish tissue for the NH Gulfwatch Program, in the amount of $8,200. (2)Further Authorized to award an advance payment in the amount of $8,200 in accordance with the terms of the grant agreement. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2005. 100% Federal.

#71 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Cocheco River Watershed Coalition, Dover, NH, for the Cocheco River Environmental Characterization, Recommended Monitoring, and Restoration Project, in the amount of $11,330. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2005. 100% Federal.

#72 Authorized to enter into an agreement with the Merrimack River Watershed Council, Inc., Lowell, MA, for implementation of the Salmon Brook Assessment and Revitalization Project, in the amount of $20,000. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2005. 100% Federal.

#73 Authorized to amend an existing contract with the US Geological Survey, (previously approved by G&C on 12-4-02, item #70), for a no-cost time extension from September 30, 2003 to December 31, 2003.

#74 Authorized to enter into a contract with Camp Dresser & McKee, Inc., Manchester, NH, for professional engineering design services associated with wastewater treatment plant improvements to upgrade sludge processing facilities at the Franklin Wastewater Treatment Plant, in the amount of $331,839. Effective upon G&C approval through February 1, 2005. 100% Other.

#75 Authorized to enter into an agreement with the Belknap County Conservation District, Laconia, NH, for the evaluation of Center Harbor Bay Sub-watershed, in the amount of $21,519. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2004. 100% Federal Funds.

#76 Authorized to enter into an agreement with the Town of Wolfeboro, NH, for installation of stormwater treatment device at Whitten Neck Rd, in the amount of $10,800. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2005. 100% Federal Funds.

#77 Authorized to enter into an agreement with the Breezy Point Condominium Association, Antrim, NH, for implementation of the Breezy Point Shoreline Stabilization project, in the amount of $11,300. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2005. 100% Federal Funds.

#78 Authorized to enter into an agreement with the Town of Amherst, NH, for the Baboosic Lake community septic system installation phase, in the amount of $99,933. (2)Further Authorized to award an advance payment in the amount of $16,000 in accordance with the terms of the grant agreement. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2004. 100% Federal.

#79 Authorized to retroactively enter into a joint Funding Agreement with the US Geological Survey, Pembroke, NH, for streamflow gaging, in the amount of $167,000. Effective July 1, 2002 through June 30, 2003. 70% State, 30% Other. (2)Further Authorized to budget and expend additional funds from the water users in the amount of $14,000 in FY2003, as detailed in letter dated May 28, 2003. 100% Other.

#80 Authorized to enter into an agreement with the University of NH, Office of Sponsored Research, Durham, NH, for implementing Year Four of the National Coastal Assessment Estuarine Monitoring Program, in the amount of $158,379. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2005. 100% Federal Funds.

#81 Authorized to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the NH Fish and Game Department for the operation and maintenance of NHFG dams in the amount of $171,867. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2005. 100% Other.

#82 Authorized to enter into a contract with Sanborn, Head & Associates, Inc., to perform site investigation and remediation services at contaminated sites, in the amount of $1,546,400. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007. 72% Other Funds, 28% Federal Funds.

#83 Authorized to enter into a contract with ENSR Corporation, to perform site investigation and remediation services contaminated sites, in the amount of $1,000,000. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007. 90% Other Funds, 10% Federal Funds.

#84 Authorized to amend the original loan agreement with the City of Portsmouth, NH, for completing the Combined Sewer Overflow elimination program in the amount of $5,000,000. Effective upon G&C approval. 100% Other.

#85 Authorized loan agreement with the Town of Hampton to borrow up to $2,200,000 for the State Water Pollution Control Revolving Fund Program for the purpose of updating the Town's facility plan and design and construction of interceptor sewers in Kings Highways and Ocean Boulevard.

#86 Authorized loan agreement with the City of Manchester, NH, to borrow up to $2,500,000 from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund Program for the purpose of financing alterations to Manchester Water Works Treatment Plant. Effective upon G&C approval. 100% Other.

#87 Authorized to award Wastewater State Aid Grants in an aggregate amount of $3,476,789 for water pollution control projects, as detailed in letter dated July 2, 2003. Effective upon G&C approval. 100% General Funds.

#88 Authorized loan agreement with the Town of Nottingham to borrow up to $480,000 from the State Water Pollution Control Revolving Fund Program for the purpose of design and construction of the Town's landfill closure project. 83% Federal, 19% State.

#89 Authorized amendment to loan agreement with the Town of Woodstock, increasing the loan by $196,367, to $1,107,017, from $910,650 from the State Water Pollution Control Revolving Fund Program, for the purpose of clarifier covers at the WWTP. 83% Federal, 17% State.

#90 Authorized loan agreement with the City of Rochester, NH to borrow up to $500,000 from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund Program for the purpose of financing the development of an alternative ground water supply. Effective upon G&C approval. 83% Federal, 17% State.

#91 Authorized loan agreement with the Town of Exeter, NH to borrow up to $1,700,000 from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund Program for the purpose of financing the development the design of a new surface water treatment facility. Effective upon G&C approval. 83% Federal, 17% State.

#92 Authorized to award a Household Hazardous Waste grant to the Lakes Region Planning Commission, Meredith, NH, for the purpose of conducting a household hazardous waste collection project, for an amount not to exceed $17,674.80. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2003. 100% Other Funds.

#93 Authorized to award a Household Hazardous Waste grant to Pemi-Baker Solid Waste District, Bethlehem, NH, for the purpose of conducting a household hazardous waste collection project, for an amount not to exceed $5,682.80. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2003. 100% Other Funds.

#94 Authorized to award a Household Hazardous Waste grant to City of Portsmouth, NH, for the purpose of conducting a household hazardous waste collection project, for an amount not to exceed $4,998.20. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2003. 100% Other Funds.

#95 Authorized to award a Household Hazardous Waste grant to the Nashua Regional Planning Commission on behalf of the Nashua Regional Solid Waste District, Nashua, NH, for the purpose of conducting a household hazardous waste collection project, for an amount not to exceed $38,750. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2003. 100% Other Funds.

#96 Authorized to award a Household Hazardous Waste grant to the City of Dover, NH, for the purpose of conducting a household hazardous waste collection project, for an amount not to exceed $6,866.80. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2003. 100% Other Funds.

#97 Authorized to award a Household Hazardous Waste grant to the Town of Londonderry, NH, for the purpose of conducting a household hazardous waste collection project, for an amount not to exceed $7,325. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2003. 100% Other Funds.

#98 Authorized Winnisquam Resort Condo Assoc.'s request to replace a permitted major docking facility consisting of a piling dock with seven piling fingers with a piling dock with five piling fingers and two fingers at the lakeward end, reconstruct four existing slips in a dug in boat basin with three docks and a wharf landward, dredge in a previously approved dredged area on property located at Lake Winnisquam in Tilton.

#99 Authorized Camp Nokomis, Merrimack Valley YMCA's request to replace pilings supporting an existing pier connected to a walkway with two cribs on frontage on property located at Bear Island on Lake Winnipesaukee in Meredith.

#100 Authorized Roger & Marlene Rivers' request to construct a permanent pier supported by six pilings and a ramp leading to a float providing two slips on frontage on property located along the Bellamy River in Dover.

#101 Authorized Mark E Harvey's request to dredge and fill to construct breakwater in a "dogleg" configuration with a gap at the shoreline and a cantilevered pier connected by a walkway to a wharf supported by four cribs accessed by a ramp on frontage on property located at Rum Point on Lake Winnipesaukee in Alton.

#102 Authorized State of NH Department of Transportation's request to fill along the bank with riprap to stabilize a washout under and adjacent to a dock on property located on the Piscataqua River in Dover.

#103 Authorized permit name change request of Charles Irving and Mary Anne George to dredge and fill within the bank to construct a stairway and two concrete pads to anchor two seasonal piers connected by a seasonal walkway in an "U" configuration, on frontage on property located at Hermit Cove on Lake Winnipesaukee in Moultonborough.

#104 Authorized Eastern Shores Condo's request to permanently remove an existing un-permitted docking facility, construct a piling supported dock with a piling supported wharf along the shore with three seasonal piers extending lakeward, and install five tie off piles on frontage on property located at Lake Winnipesaukee in Laconia.

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

Office of Health Planning & Medicaid
#105 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Nancy Olgebay, RN, Concord, NH, to function as a Disability Determination Reviewer for the Disability Determination Unit, for an amount not to exceed $52,536. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2005. 50% Federal, 50% General.

#106 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Leonard Emond, MD, Manchester, NH, to function as a Medical Disability Determination Reviewer for the Disability Determination Unit, for an amount not to exceed $55,482. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2005. 50% Federal, 50% General.

#107 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Wilbur E. Blackey, DMD, PA, Salem, NH, to function as an Orthodontia Consultant, for an amount not to exceed $55,482. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2005. 50% Federal, 50% General.

#108 Authorized to amend an existing sole source contract with Health Management Associates Inc., Lansing, MI, (previously approved by G&C on 10-4-00, item #62, amended on 6-26-02, item #136), to provide Pharmacy technical assistance for the NH Medicaid Pharmacy Benefits Program, by extending the completion date from June 30, 2003 to June 30, 2005. 50% Federal, 50% General.

Office of Community & Public Health
#109 Authorized with Councilor Wheeler voting - no, to expend funds to support the delivery of curriculum-based, multi-session, teen pregnancy prevention educational programs in schools and community agencies throughout NH, for up to a maximum total of $250,000. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2005. 100% Federal.

#110 Authorized with Councilor Wheeler voting - no, Bureau of Maternal & Child Health to enter into an agreement with Child Health Services of Manchester, NH, to provide clinical reproductive health services and teen pregnancy prevention education, child health, childhood lead poisoning case management, and teen clinic services, totaling $501,459. Effective retroactive to July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2005. 53% Federal, 47% General.

#111 Authorized Bureau of Rural Health and Primary Care, Oral Health Program to enter into an agreement with LRGHealthcare, Laconia, NH, to provide access to preventive and restorative dental treatment for clients in the community dental center, totaling $66,980. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2005. 81% Federal, 19% General.

#112 Authorized Bureau of Rural Health and Primary Care, Oral Health Program to enter into an agreement with Milford School District, Milford, NH, to provide access to preventive and restorative dental treatment for students participating in the school-based dental program, totaling $40,000. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2005. 81% Federal, 19% General.

#113 Authorized Asthma Control Program to enter into an agreement with Lamprey Health Care, Inc., Raymond, NH, to provide services essential to the Asthma Control Program's statewide planning process, totaling $87,589. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2004. 100% Federal.

#114 Authorized a sole source contract with Southern NH Area Health Education Center of Lamprey Health Care, Raymond, NH, to establish and support emergency preparedness training opportunities in the amount of $75,000. (2)Further Authorized an advance payment not to exceed 25% of the contract amount of initial start up costs. Effective upon G&C approval through August 30, 2004. 100% Federal.

#115 Authorized a sole source contract with North Country Health Consortium, Littleton, NH, to establish and support emergency preparedness training opportunities in the amount of $75,000. Effective upon G&C approval through August 30, 2004. 100% Federal.

#116 Authorized Bureau of Emergency Preparedness and Response to contract for public health hazardous materials liaison and emergency preparedness planning services with James Richardson, Derry, NH, in the amount of $111,034. Effective upon G&C approval through January 31, 2005. 100% Federal.

Division of Family Assistance
#117 Authorized to enter into an agreement with the NH Department of Education for basic competency in academic skills provided through the Bureau of Adult Education, in the amount of $1,127,963. Effective retroactive to July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2005. 60% Federal, 40% General.

#118 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Familystrength, Concord, NH, to provide in-home counseling services in the amount of $365,454. Effective retroactive to July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004. 50% Federal, 50% General.

Division for Juvenile Justice Services
#119 Authorized with Thanks, to accept and expend a $250 donation as specified in letter dated June 17, 2003. Fiscal Committee approved.

Division of Elderly & Adult Services
#120 Authorized to continue the services of a part time registered nurse entitled Medical Service Consultant I, totaling $69,949. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2005. 50% Federal, 50% General.

#121 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Belknap County Nursing Home, Laconia, NH, to provide Long Term Care Assessment and Counseling services to Medicaid applicants to nursing facilities in Belknap County, in an amount not to exceed $27,000. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2004. 50% Federal, 50% General.

Division of Child Support Services
#122 Authorized to further amend an existing agreement with GovConnect, Inc., (previously approved by G&C on 1-6-99, item #85, amended on 3-14-01, item #129, amended on 8-22-01, item #175 (tabled, removed from table 9-19-01)), for voice response services, by increasing the amount from $282,375 to $291,746 and adding provision for the direct deposit and to support the opening of a new Child Support unit in the Department's Salem District Office. Effective upon G&C approval through February 28, 2004. 66% Federal, 10% Other, 34% General.

#123 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Credit Bureau Services of NH, Bedford, NH, for credit reporting services, in the amount of $34,700. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2006. 66% Federal, 10% Other, 24% General.

Division of Alcohol & Drug Abuse Prevention and Recovery
#124 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Michael Schorsch, M.D., Orford, NH, to provide advisory services in an amount not to exceed $52,400. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2005. 100% Federal.

#125 Authorized to enter into an agreement with White Mountains Regional School District, Whitefield, NH, to provide a Student Assistance Program, in an amount not to exceed $33,800. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2004. 100% Federal

#126 Authorized to enter into an agreement with the City of Manchester, Office of Youth Services, Manchester, NH, to provide outpatient counseling and prevention services, in an amount not to exceed $40,000. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2004. 100% Federal.

#127 Authorized to enter into an agreement with SAU #7, Colebrook, NH, to provide student assistance programming, in an amount not to exceed $40,565. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2004. 100% Federal.

New Hampshire Hospital
#128 Authorized to accept and expend a $60 donation, as specified in letter dated June 17, 2003. Fiscal Committee approved.

Division of Behavioral Health
#129 Authorized to enter into a retroactive agreement with Alliance for Community Supports Inc., Manchester, NH, to provide technical support, in an amount not to exceed $9,510. (2)Further Authorized an advance payment up to a maximum of one-twelfth of the contract price limitation. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2004. 100% General.

#130 Authorized to enter into a retroactive agreement with David J Cantagallo, Manchester, NH, to provide Sex Offender Treatment, in an amount not to exceed $120,000. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2005. 100% General.

#131 Authorized on behalf of the Children's Care Management Collaborative to enter into a retroactive agreement with Southeastern Regional Education Service Center, Inc., Bedford, NH, to provide technical assistance and supports in an amount not to exceed $70,064. (2)Further Authorized an advance payment up to a maximum of one-twelfth of the contract price limitation. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2004. 60% Federal, 40% General.

#132 Authorized to enter into a retroactive agreement with Granite State Federation of Families, Manchester, NH, to provide family support, in an amount not to exceed $272,122. (2)Further Authorized an advance payment up to a maximum of one-twelfth of the contract price limitation. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2004. 81% Federal, 19% General.

#133 Authorized to enter into a retroactive agreement with Peer Support Mental Health Alliance of Southern NH, Inc., dba Circle of L.I.F.E., Derry, NH, to provide peer support services, in an amount not to exceed $279,224. (2)Further Authorized an advance payment up to a maximum of one-twelfth of the contract price limitation. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2004. 48% Federal, 52% General.

#134 Authorized to enter into a retroactive agreement with Lakes Region Consumer Advisory Board, Laconia, NH, to provide peer support services, in an amount not to exceed $113,352. (2)Further Authorized an advance payment up to a maximum of one-twelfth of the contract price limitation. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2004. 75% Federal, 25% General.

#135 Authorized to enter into a retroactive agreement with NAMI NH, Concord, NH, to provide family support, in an amount not to exceed $592,517. (2)Further Authorized an advance payment up to a maximum of one-twelfth of the contract price limitation. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2004. 34% Federal, 66% General.

#136 Authorized to enter into a retroactive agreement with The Alternative Life Center, Conway, NH, to provide peer support services, in an amount not to exceed $376,249. (2)Further Authorized an advance payment up to a maximum of one-twelfth of the contract price limitation. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2004. 75% Federal, 25% General.

#137 Authorized to enter into a retroactive agreement with Circle of Hope, Franklin, NH, to provide peer support services, in an amount not to exceed $205,732. (2)Further Authorized an advance payment up to a maximum of one-twelfth of the contract price limitation. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2004. 75% Federal, 25% General.

#138 Authorized to enter into a retroactive agreement with Granite State Monarchs, Keene, NH, to provide peer support services, in an amount not to exceed $133,251. (2)Further Authorized an advance payment up to a maximum of one-twelfth of the contract price limitation. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2004. 75% Federal, 25% General.

#139 Authorized to enter into a retroactive agreement with Tri-City Consumers' Action Co-operative, Dover, NH, to provide peer support services, in an amount not to exceed $100,375. (2)Further Authorized an advance payment up to a maximum of one-twelfth of the contract price limitation. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2004. 75% Federal, 25% General.

#140 Authorized to enter into a retroactive agreement with A Way To Better Living, Inc., Manchester, NH, to provide peer support services, in an amount not to exceed $367,923. (2)Further Authorized an advance payment up to a maximum of one-twelfth of the contract price limitation. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2004. 75% Federal, 25% General.

#141 Authorized to enter into a retroactive agreement with NH Peer Support Technical Assistance Center, Inc., Plainfield, NH, to provide technical assistance, consultation and training, in an amount not to exceed $68,664. (2)Further Authorized an advance payment up to a maximum of one-twelfth of the contract price limitation. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2004. 75% Federal, 25% General.

#142 Authorized to enter into a retroactive agreement with Seacoast Mental Health Consumer Alliance, Inc., Portsmouth, NH, to provide peer support services, in an amount not to exceed $176,450. (2)Further Authorized an advance payment up to a maximum of one-twelfth of the contract price limitation. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2004. 75% Federal, 25% General.

#143 Authorized to enter into a retroactive agreement with The Stepping Stone Drop-In Center Association, Claremont, NH, to provide peer support services, in an amount not to exceed $286,780. (2)Further Authorized an advance payment up to a maximum of one-twelfth of the contract price limitation. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2004. 75% Federal, 25% General.

Division for Children, Youth & Families
#144 Authorized with Councilor Wheeler voting - no, to amend and extend an existing agreement with the PlusTime NH, Chichester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 9-19-01, item #178), for the after school child care technical assistance program, by increasing the agreement amount by $240,000 to a new price limitation of $480,000 and extending the end date to June 30, 2005. Effective upon G&C approval. 100% Federal.

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
The Governor and Council acted as follows:

#145 Authorized to conduct three two day training sessions for principals and superintendents for the Gates Leadership project: NH School Administrators Leading with Technology, for a cost not to exceed $21,095.58. (2)Further Authorized to enter into a contract with the Concord Holiday Inn, Concord, NH, to provide the necessary conference facilities, and food services for training sessions for up to 150 participants. Effective July 22, 2003 through August 6, 2003. 100% Other Funds.

#146 Authorized to amend a contract with Sun Associates, North Chelmsford, MA, (previously approved by G&C on 5-15-02, item #164), to develop a website through the Transition to Teaching Grant for potential teaching candidates by extending the ending date from June 30, 2003 to June 30, 2004. No Cost.

#147 Authorized to exercise its option to extend the lease with Gerald P McCarthy Properties, Pembroke, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 8-18-99, item #168, amended on 9-19-01, item #210), for office space, for a total cost not to exceed $168,721.20. Effective September 1, 2003 to August 31, 2004. 93% Federal Funds, 7% General.

#148 Authorized to accept and expend funds in the amount of $1,127,963 from the Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Family Assistance. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2005. (2)Further Authorized to grant funds to Second Start, Concord, NH, in the amount of $85,037 and to the Nashua Adult Learning Center, Nashua, NH, in the amount of $93,817 to provide basic math and reading instruction for NH Employment Program Clients, and further Authorized unencumbered payment of said grants with internal accounting control with the Department of Education. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2004. 100% Other Agency Funds.

#149 Authorized to exercise its renewal option and enter into a contract with New England Micrographics, Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 1-9-02, item #82, renewed on 9-25-02, item #122), to archive federal records by scanning onto CD-ROM, in an amount not to exceed $20,723. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2004. 100% Federal Funds

#150 Authorized Division of Adult Learning and Rehabilitation to enter into a contract with Ferd Construction, Inc., Hollis, NH, to provide home modifications to a client's residence, in an amount not to exceed $62,292. (2)Further Authorized to withhold 10% of the contract price until satisfactory completion of all contract requirements. Effective upon G&C approval to December 31, 2003. 100% General Funds.

#151 Authorized to grants funds to Rockingham Community Action Program, Portsmouth, NH, to provide Adult Basic Education and English as a Second Language classes in the Seacoast area, in the amount of $66,377. (2)Further Authorized unencumbered payment of said grant with internal accounting control. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2004. 100% Federal Funds.

#152 Authorized to grants funds to The NH Coalition for Occupational Safety and Health, Concord, NH, to provide English Language/Civics Education classes to workers who are learning English as another language and to students in adult basic education classes throughout the state, in the amount of $19,836. (2)Further Authorized unencumbered payment of said grant with internal accounting control. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2004. 100% Federal Funds.

#153 Authorized to grants funds to Lutheran Community Services, Concord, NH, to provide English as a Second Language classes to newly arriving refugees in the Franklin and Laconia communities, in the amount of $41,876.37. (2)Further Authorized unencumbered payment of said grant with internal accounting control. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2004. 100% Federal Funds.

#154 TABLED - The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Wieczorek, seconded by Councilor Wheeler voted to TABLE the request to grant funds to The International Institute of Boston-NH, Manchester, NH, to provide English as a second language and English Language/Civics Education classes at the International Institute of Boston-NH, Manchester, NH, in the amount of $36,495. (2)Further Authorized unencumbered payment of said grant with internal accounting control. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2004. 100% Federal Funds.

#155 Authorized to enter into a contract with Southern NH Services, Manchester, NH, to provide technical assistance on the modification of NHEIAP to be compatible with the requirements in alignment with the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, in an amount not to exceed $164,342. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2004. 100% Federal Funds.

#156 Authorized to grants funds to the Fuller Public Library, Hillsboro, NH, to provide training for volunteers to work one-on-one with undereducated adults in Hillsborough County, in the amount of $19,777.82. (2)Further Authorized unencumbered payment of said grant with internal accounting control. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2004. 100% Federal Funds.

#157 Authorized to grants funds to Hillsborough County, Department of Corrections, to provide instruction in the areas of upper level adult basic education and GED test preparation at the Hillsborough County House of Correction, in the amount of $26,348.37. (2)Further Authorized unencumbered payment of said grant with internal accounting control. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2004. 100% Federal Funds.

#158 TABLED - The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Wieczorek, seconded by Councilor Wheeler voted to TABLE the request to grant funds to SNHS Hispanic/Latino Community Services Program, Manchester, NH, to provide English as a second language and English Language/Civics Education classes at the Latin American Center, Manchester, NH, in the amount of $73,776. (2)Further Authorized unencumbered payment of said grant with internal accounting control. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2004. 100% Federal Funds.

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

#159 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Airamar Mechanical, Northwood, NH, for the purpose of maintenance and emergency repair of HVAC equipment at the Concord Campus, Laconia Campus, and the Systems Office, in the amount of $93,104. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2005. 43% General Funds, 57% Other Funds.

#160 Authorized to accept and expend grant funds from the NH Higher Education Assistance Foundation, in the amount of $28,000. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2004. 100% Other Funds.

#161 Authorized to enter into a contract with Air Born Graphics, Pembroke, NH, for the purpose of refinishing the Goldie Crocker Wellness Center gym floor, in the amount of $5,000. Effective upon G&C approval through August 17, 2003. 43% General Funds, 57% Other Funds.

DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY
The Governor and Council acted as follows:

#162 Authorized to enter into a sole source agreement with Motorcycle Operator Safety Training, Inc., Manchester, NH, to provide a Motorcycle Training Program for instructors, in the amount of $18,000. Effective retroactive to June 1, 2003 to June 30, 2004. 100% Agency Income.

#163 Authorized a one-year extension of an existing maintenance agreement with Eastman Kodak Co. Pittsburgh, PA, (previously approved by G&C on 10-23-02, item #81), in the amount of $16,582. Effective retroactive to July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.

#164 Authorized to grant Peter Croteau, Director of Information Technology an annual increment from a GG, Step 4, salary $73,389, to a Step 5, salary $77,255. Effective August 22, 2003.

#165 Authorized Division of Fire Safety and Emergency Management to enter into an memorandum of understanding with the Department of Transportation for the purpose of conducting an Emergency Operations Center needs and capabilities assessment, in the amount of $24,950. Effective retroactive to June 1, 2003 through June 30, 2003. 100% Federal.

#166 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Bestway Disposal of Epping, NH, for trash removal, in the amount of $418.72. Effective upon G&C approval through July 31, 2003. 100% Revolving.

#167 Authorized Division of Fire Safety and Emergency Management to enter into grant agreements with the three Regional Hazardous Materials Teams, as detailed in letter dated June 16, 2003, for activities associated with the development and implementation of emergency plans, for a total of $38,100, Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2003.

#168 Authorized Division of Motor Vehicles to enter into a one year extension of an existing cleaning contract with Tri-City Janitorial Services of Rochester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-20-01, item #294, amended on 8-14-02, item #236), for the cleaning of the Dover Point sub-station, in the amount of $9,908. Effective July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004

#169 Authorized Division of Fire Safety/OEM to accept and expend a $215,000 grant from FEMA entitled "Assistance to Firefighters Fire Prevention and Safety". Effective upon G&C approval through April 30, 2004. 70% Federal, 30% Match.

#170 Authorized Division of Fire Safety and Emergency Management to accept and expend additional Disaster Assistance funds in the amount of $1,532,500 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Effective upon G&C approval through March 10, 2004. 100% Federal.

#171 Authorized Division of Fire Safety and Emergency Management to contract with Robert H Foster dba Media North Productions, Nashua, NH, to provide video and film production services, in the amount of $20,000. Effective through April 30, 2004. 42.5% Federal, 52% Other, 5.5% General.

#172 Authorized Division of Fire Safety and Emergency Management to accept and expend $415,062 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency for the purpose of enhancing State and Local All Hazards Planning. (2)Further Authorized to enter into grant agreements with each of the NH Regional Planning Commissions, as detailed in letter dated June 9, 2003, for a total of $67,500 to be used to assist NH communities in developing and updating hazard mitigation plans. Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2003.

#173 Authorized Division of Fire Standards and Training/EMS to enter into an agreement with Rudolph Electric Co. Inc., Concord, NH, to provide miscellaneous electrical services as needed, in an amount not to exceed $9,000. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2004.

#174 Authorized Division of Fire Standards and Training/EMS to enter into an agreement with L.A.D. Welding & Fabrication of Concord, NH, to provide miscellaneous welding services as needed, in the amount of $20,000. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2004.

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

#175 Authorized to enter into an agreement with the NH Technical Institute for the purpose of training information technology staff in newer software development productivity tools, in an amount not to exceed $6,625. Highway Funds.

#176 Authorized to accept and place on file the Department's Equipment Acquisition Plan status report for the period ending May 31, 2003. Informational.

#177 Authorized Bureau of Mechanical Services to enter into a sole source contract with Honeywell Inc., Palatine, IL, for both fire and intrusion protection services, in the amount of $14,619 per year for two years upon G&C approval through June 30, 2005.

#178 Authorized to accept and place on file the Bureau of Right-of-Way's Contemplated Award List for the period June 5, 2003 through June 25, 2003. Federal Funds, Highway Funds.

#179 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Professional Software Solutions, Inc., dba CAD Software Solutions, Falmouth, ME, to provide training, support services and software development services to the Department over five fiscal years with the goal of training and supporting existing Computer Aided Design and Drafting software Engineers, in an amount not to exceed $100,000. Highway Funds.

#180 Authorized Division of Aeronautics to accept Federal Funds in the amount of $12,483,868 for the AIP-54 project. (2)Further Authorized to grant state assistance to the city of Manchester, NH, for the AIP-54 airport development project for Phase III of the reconstruction and extension of Runway 17-35 at the Manchester Airport. Highway/Federal/Local Funds.

#181 Authorized Bureau of Right of Way to sell a 0.92 of an acre parcel to the NH Housing Finance Authority for $21,000.

#182 Authorized Bureau of Highway Maintenance to enter into an agreement with Reliable Waste Systems Inc., Bristol, NH, for the purpose of providing rubbish disposal services at the Wentworth and Rumney Patrol Sheds and the Rumney Rest Area, totaling $8,704.24. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2005. Highway Funds.

#183 Authorized Bureau of Traffic to enter into an agreement with Waste Management Inc., Londonderry, NH, to provide rubbish removal services on site at the Bureau of Traffic, Concord, NH, totaling $7,104. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2005. Highway Funds.

#184 Authorized Bureau of Highway Maintenance to enter into an agreement with Waste Management of NH Inc., Hampton, NH, for the purpose of providing container rental and rubbish pickup at the fourteen District Locations as detailed in letter dated June 24, 2003, totaling $42,880. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2005. Highway Funds.

#185 Authorized Bureau of Highway Maintenance to enter into an agreement with Waste Management of NH Inc., Hampton, NH, for the purpose of accepting unsegregated trash at their Londonderry Facility delivered by Department of Transportation vehicles, totaling $40,000. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2005. Highway Funds.

#186 Authorized Bureau of Highway Maintenance to enter into an agreement with Reliable Waste Systems Inc., Bristol, NH, for the purpose of providing container rental and rubbish services at various District Three Maintenance locations, totaling $17,190. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2005. Highway Funds.

#187 Authorized Bureau of Highway Maintenance to enter into an agreement with Waste Management of NH Inc., Laconia, NH, for the purpose of providing container rental and rubbish services at various District Three Maintenance locations, totaling $9,281.88. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2005. Highway Funds.

#188 Authorized Bureau of Bridge Design to enter into Special Statewide Agreements with Greenman-Pedersen Inc., Stoneham, MA, to provide bridge painting design consultation and construction inspection for the maintenance painting of highway bridges, totaling $1,000,000. Federal Funds.

#189 Authorized Bureau of Construction contract with Delucca Fence Company Inc., Methuen, MA, on the basis of a single bid of $438,678.50, for guardrail replacement and other incidental work in the locations as detailed in letter dated June 23, 2003. Effective upon G&C approval through September 19, 2003. Highway Funds.

#190 Authorized Bureau of Public Works to enter into a contract with Carlysle Engineering Inc., Boston, MA, for sprinkler system, NH Community Technical College, Nashua, NH, in the amount of $222,000. Capital Funds.

#191 Authorized Bureau of Public Works to enter into a contract with Meridian Construction Corporation, Laconia, NH, for addition and renovations, state armories in Concord, Nashua, and Plymouth, NH, for a lump sum price of $2,936,000. Capital Funds.

#192 TUITION REQUESTS
The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding Authorized the requests:

A. COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE - Request permission to pay Franklin Pierce College, Concord, NH, the sum of $720.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Kilee Douglass, Human Resources Assistant, in the course entitled "Economics for Managers".

B. COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE - Request permission to pay Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH, the sum of $452.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Sheri Gonthier, Financial Aid Officer, in the course entitled "Strategic Management and Policy".

C. COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE - Request permission to pay Nova Southeastern University, Springfield, MA, the sum of $1,200.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Froann McLaughlin, Professor, in the course entitled "Politics, Law and Economics of Higher Education".

D. EDUCATION - Request permission to pay Plymouth State College, Plymouth, NH, the sum of $3,000.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Mary-Ellen Arigo, Education Consultant, in the course entitled "Math Recovery Training Program".

E. ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Request permission to pay the University of New Hampshire, Manchester, NH, the sum of $2,400.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Richard Rumba, Air Toxics Program Manager, in the courses entitled "Public Health Administration" and "Public Health Ethics".

F. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Office of Community & Public Health - Request permission to pay the University of New Hampshire, Manchester, NH, the sum of $2,400.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Margaret Heatley, Administrator, in the course entitled "Public Health Administration" and "Public Health Ethics".

G. NH HOSPITAL - Request permission to pay Rivier College, Nashua, NH, the sum of $2,358.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Creedon Carothers, Jr., Nurse Specialist, in the courses entitled "Nature of the Exceptional Learner" and "Basic Human Interaction Skills".

H. NH HOSPITAL - Request permission to pay the University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ, the sum of $1,230.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Carolyn Egan, Nursing Coordinator, in the internet course entitled "Research Utilization".

I. NH HOSPITAL - Request permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $384.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Susan Williamson Goodman, Mental Health Worker II, in the course entitled "American Sign Language for Beginners".

J. NH HOSPITAL - Request permission to pay New England College, Henniker, NH, the sum of $936.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Richard Greenwood, Training & Development Therapist, in the course entitled "Managerial Economics of Service Sectors".

K. NH HOSPITAL - Request permission to pay Massachusetts College of Pharmacy, Boston, MA, the sum of $2,070.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Wendy Parker, Pharmacist, in the course entitled "Neurology/Psychiatry Module".

#193 TRAVEL REQUESTS
The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Wieczorek, seconded by Councilor Burton with Councilor Wheeler voting - no on #A, Authorized the requests:

A. COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE - Request permission for (1) employee, Cindy Seaward-Salvati, Project Director, or designee, to travel to Buffalo, NY on July 22 - 27, 2003, to attend the National Association for Family Child Care Annual Conference. ALSO A CASH ADVANCE OF $544.50 IS REQUESTED FOR Cindy Seaward-Salvati. Total Cost: $1,544.50. Source of Funds: 100% Federal Funds. No Registration Fees.

B. FISH AND GAME - Request permission for (2) employees, Edward Robinson, Wildlife Biologist and Julie Robinson, Wildlife Biologist, or designee, to travel to Boiling Springs, PA on July 20 - 25, 2003, to attend the Atlantic Flyway Waterfowl Council and Technical Section Meeting. Permission is also requested for a waiver to exceed the 300-mile radius by state vehicle. Total Cost: $1,950.00. Source of Funds: 100% Other Funds. Registration Fee: $350.00.

C. FISH AND GAME, Inland Fisheries - Request permission for (1) employee, Gabe Gries, Biologist II, or designee, to travel to Quebec City, Quebec, Canada on August 10 - 14, 2003, to attend the 133rd Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society. Permission is also requested for a waiver to exceed the 300-mile radius for transportation provided by a Vermont Fish & Game employee originating at the Region 4 Office in Keene. Total Cost: $1,120.00. Source of Funds: 75% Federal and 25% Fish & Game Funds. Registration Fee: $305.00.

D. SAFETY, FARS Fatal Crash Unit - Request permission for (2) employees, Roberta Bourque, Analyst I, and Betty Martin, FARS Analyst, or designee, to travel to Nashville, TN on Sept 21 - 27, 2003, to attend the Mandatory FARS System Wide Training. ALSO A CASH ADVANCE OF $2,964.78 IS REQUESTED FOR Roberta Bourque. Total Cost: $2,964.78. Source of Funds: 100% Grant Funds. Registration Fee: $710.00.

LATE ITEMS

The Governor and Council with Councilor Griffin voting - no on #'s M & N, and Councilor Wheeler voting - no on #'s M & N, approved the following late items:


DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
A. Division of Forests and Lands: Authorized the requests of aerial detection contracts with the following qualified NH aircraft companies for flying forest fire detection patrol routes for the period of Governor and Council approval to June 30, 2005. Funds in the amount of $20,000 (10,000 per fiscal year)

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
B. Office of Health Planning and Medicaid: Authorized to amend an existing agreement with UNH for the development of the Health Policy and Practice Institute that was initially approved on June 9, 1999 and amended June 21, 2000 and on June 6, 2001 by extending, at no cost the termination date to December 31, 2003 or date of Governor and Council approval, whichever is later.

C. Office of Health Planning and Medicaid: Authorized the Office of Health Planning and Medicaid, Special Medical Services Bureau to enter into an agreement with Trustees of Dartmouth College, Hanover NH to develop a network of family-centered, community based, diagnostic evaluation and consultation services for children from birth through 9 years of age suspected of or at risk for altered development progress, effective July 1, 2003 or date of Governor & Council approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2005 for an amount not to exceed $383,000.

D. Office of Community & Public Health: Authorized the Office of Community and public Health, STD/HIV prevention bureau to enter into an agreement totaling $222,686 with Creative Classrooms Raymond NH, to oversee and provide logistical support to the comprehensive HIV Prevention and Care Community Planning Process. This agreement will be retroactive to July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2005. 100% federal funds

E. Office of Community & Public Health: Authorized the Office of Community and public Health, STD/HIV prevention bureau to enter into an agreement totaling $52,230 with Twin States Network, Brattleboro, VT to provide Human Immunodeficiency Virus HIV prevention services effective retroactive to July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2005. 100% federal funds

F. Office of Community & Public Health: Authorized the Office of Community and public Health STD/HIV prevention bureau to enter into an agreement totaling $28,978 with The Feminist Health Center of Portsmouth, Greenland NH to provide comprehensive Human Immunodeficiency Virus HIV and Sexually Transmitted Disease STD counseling testing, and treatment services. This contract will become effective retroactive to July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004. 53% Federal, 47% General

G. Office of Community & Public Health: Authorized the Office of Community and public Health STD/HIV prevention bureau to enter into an agreement totaling $152,426 with the NH Minority Health Coalition Manchester, NH to provide Human Immunodeficiency Virus HIV prevention services. This agreement will be retroactive to July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2005. 100% Federal

H. Office of Community & Public Health: Authorized of Office of Community and public Health STD/HIV prevention bureau to enter into an agreement totaling $181,928 with Southern NH HIV/AIDS Task Force of Nashua, NH to provide Human Immunodeficiency HIV prevention services. This agreement will be retroactive to July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2005. Retroactive 100% Federal

I. Office of Community & Public Health: Authorized of Office of Community and public Health STD/HIV prevention bureau to enter into an agreement totaling $299,746 with AIDS Response-Seacoast of Portsmouth to provide Human Immunodeficiency Virus HIV prevention services. This agreement will be retroactive to July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2005. Retroactive 100% Federal

J. Office of Community & Public Health: Authorized of Office of Community and public Health STD/HIV prevention bureau to enter into an agreement totaling $328,978 with Merrimack Valley Assistance Program of Concord NH. To provide Human Immunodeficiency Virus HIV prevention services. This agreement is retroactive to July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2003. Retroactive 100% Federal

K. Office of Community & Public Health: Authorized of Office of Community and public Health STD/HIV prevention bureau to enter into an agreement totaling $56,896.00 with The UJIMA Collective of Manchester NH. To provide Human Immunodeficiency Virus HIV prevention services. This contract will become effective retroactive to July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2005. Retroactive 100% Federal

DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
L. Division of Administration: Authorized the NH dept. of corrections to contract with Volunteers of America in the amount of $82,800.00 for FY 04 and $82,800.00 for FY 05 for the total not to exceed $165,000.00 to operate a statewide Prison Diversionary Academy Program in Grafton County retroactive July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2005. This contract has the option to renew for 1 additional two year term. Retroactive 100% General Funds

M. Division of Administration: Authorized the NH dept of corrections to contract with Community Improvement Assoc. in the amount of $132,000.00 for FY 04 and $132,000.00 for FY 05 for the total not to exceed $264,000.00 to operate a statewide Prison Diversionary Academy Program in Cheshire County retroactive to July 1, 2003 through June 30,2005. This contract has the option to renew for 1 additional two year term. Retroactive 100% General Funds

N. Division of Administration: Authorized the NH dept of corrections to contract with Community Improvement Assoc. in the amount of $168,000.00 for FY 04 and $168,000.00 for FY 05 for the total not to exceed $336,000.00 to operate a statewide Prison Diversionary Academy Program in Sullivan County retroactive to July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2005. This contract has the option to renew for 1 additional two year term. Retroactive 100% General Funds

O. Division of Administration: Authorized the NH dept of corrections to contract with Southern NH Services in the amount of $84,699.96 for FY 04 and $84,699.96 for FY 05 for the total not to exceed $169,399.92 to operate a statewide Prison Diversionary Academy Program in Hillsborough County-South retroactive to July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2005. This contract has the option to renew for 1 additional two year term. Retroactive 100% General Funds

P. Division of Administration: Authorized the NH dept of corrections to contract with Strafford County Commissioners in the amount of $62,400.00 for FY 04 and $62,400.00 for FY 05 for a total not to exceed $124,800.00 to operate a statewide Prison Diversionary Academy Program in Strafford County retroactive to July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2005. This contract has the option to renew for 1 additional two year term. Retroactive 100% General Funds

Q. Division of Administration: Authorized the NH dept of corrections to contract with Southeastern NH Services in the amount of $69,996.00 for FY 04 and $69,996.00 for FY 05 for a total not to exceed $139,992.00 to operate a statewide Prison Diversionary Academy Program in Rockingham County retroactive to July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2005. This contract has the option to renew for 1 additional two year term. Retroactive 100% General Funds

R. Division of Administration: Authorized the NH dept of corrections to contract wit South NH Services in the amount of $165,800.04 for FY 04 and $165,800.04 for FY 05 for a total not to exceed $331,600.08 to operate a statewide Prison Diversionary Academy Program in Hillsborough County-North retroactive to July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2005. This contract has the option to renew for 1 additional two year term. Retroactive 100% General Funds

S. Division of Administration: Authorized the NH dept of corrections to contract with Tri-County CAP in the amount of $60,480.00 for FY 04 and $60,480.00 for FY 05 for a total not to exceed $120,960.00 to operate a statewide Prison Diversionary Academy Program in Carroll and Coos Counties retroactive to July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2005. This contract has the option to renew for 1 additional two year term. Retroactive 100% General Funds

T. Division of Administration: Authorized the NH dept of corrections to contract with Merrimack County DOC in the amount of $73,700.04 for FY 04 and $73,700.04 for FY 05 for a total not to exceed $147,400.08 to operate a statewide Prison Diversionary Academy Program in Merrimack County retroactive to July 1, 2003 through June 30,2005. This contract has the option to renew for 1 additional two year term. Retroactive 100% General Funds

DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES
U. On a roll call vote with Councilor Burton - yes, Councilor Spaulding - yes, Councilor Griffin - yes, Councilor Wieczorek - yes, and Councilor Wheeler - no, voted to approve the fact finders report submitted by Allan S. McCausland and Richard G Higgins, which was submitted for review pursuant to RSA 273-A. The Governor NEGATED the vote.

V. See Page 10

EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT
W. Authorized District Court Justice W.H. Dale Townley-Tilson to retire early pursuant to RSA 502-A:6-a, because he is unable to perform his duties due to permanent disability.

Item's removed from table:

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Wheeler, seconded by Councilor Wieczorek, with Councilor Griffin voting - no, voted to remove item #537 - which was tabled at the June 4, 2003 meeting.

The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Wheeler, seconded by Councilor Wieczorek and with Councilor Griffin voting - no, Authorized the request of the Bureau of Construction contract with R.S Audley Inc., Bow, NH, on the basis of a low bid of $6,819,659.95, for expansion of the F.E Everett Turnpike Bedford toll plaza by one toll booth and one lane in each direction and widening the turnpike within the project from two lanes to three lanes and constructing six overhead signs to accommodate the future construction of the Manchester Airport access project. Effective upon G&C approval through October 1, 2004. Turnpike Funds.

Next Governor and Executive Council meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, August 13, 2003 at 10:30 a.m. at the State House in Concord, NH.

The Honorable Board then Adjourned

 

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