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Minutes
August 6, 1997
 

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GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MINUTES
State House, Concord, New Hampshire
August 6, 1997
2:00 p.m.

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

The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Streeter, seconded by Councilor Burton, confirmed the telephone poll held on July 28, 1997, setting the date for the special election for State Representative in Hillsborough County District No. 14 for October 21, 1997. The primary will be held on September 16, 1997

The Governor and Executive Council authorized to set the dates for three special elections for State Representative in Rockingham County District No. 16, Rockingham County District No. 13 and Rockingham County District No. 26 for October 28, 1997. The primary will be held on September 23, 1997.

The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Streeter, accepted minutes of the July 18, 1997 meeting.

The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Streeter, confirmed the appointment of several persons nominated for Civil Commissions from the July 18, 1997 meeting.

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

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

MEDICAL REVIEW SUB-COMMITTEE
DANA A. MERRITHEW, Rumney
Effective July 18, 1997

NH COMMISSION FOR HUMAN RIGHTS
BARRY J. PALMER, Nashua
Effective August 6, 1997

The Governor and Executive Council confirmed the following appointments:

AIR RESOURCES
Director
KENNETH A. COLBURN, Andover
TERM: July 1, 2001
Reappointment
Effective August 6, 1997
Salary: Group N, Step Maximum ($57,487)

CHRISTA MCAULIFFE PLANETARIUM COMMISSION
ANDREW J. SVEDLOW, Ph.D., Goffstown
TERM: May 10, 2000
Succeeding Robert Lloyd, Concord
Effective August 6, 1997

CONNECTICUT RIVER VALLEY FLOOD CONTROL COMMISSION
FRED S. PARKER, Keene
TERM: May 1, 2000
Reappointment
Effective August 6, 1997

BOARD OF ENGINEERS
TYLER E. CARLISLE, Manchester
TERM: August 21, 2002
Reappointment
Effective August 6, 1997

BOARD OF REGISTRATION OF FUNERAL DIRECTORS AND EMBALMERS
ROBERT J. DILUZIO, Keene
TERM: June 13, 2002
Reappointment
Effective August 6, 1997

NH HIGHER EDUCATIONAL AND HEALTH FACILITIES AUTHORITY
MARY W. MCLAUGHLIN, Bedford
TERM: June 30, 2002
Reappointment
Effective August 6, 1997

LAKES MANAGEMENT ADVISORY COMMISSION
LYNN CHRISTENSEN, Merrimack
TERM: August 1, 2000
(Elected Municipal Officer of a Lakefront Community)
Vacancy
Effective August 6, 1997

MAINE-NH INTERSTATE BRIDGE AUTHORITY
ROBERT A. ALLARD, r, Portsmouth
TERM: May 25, 2001
Reappointment
Effective August 6, 1997

NORTHEAST INTERSTATE DAIRY COMPACT COMMISSION
WILLIAM H. ZWEIGBAUM, Lee
TERM: June 19, 2000
(Consumer Interests) /
Reappointment
Effective August 6, 1997

BOARD OF NURSING
TRICIA A. DUFF, Concord
TERM: May 10, 2000
LPN /
Reappointment
Effective August 6, 1997

BOARD OF OPTOMETRY
RICHARD BRANNEN, O.D., Hanover
TERM: July 1, 2002
Reappointment
Effective August 6, 1997

STATE BOARD FOR THE LICENSING AND REGULATION OF PLUMBERS
ALBERT A. MURPHY, Marlborough
TERM: February 3, 2002
(Public Member) /
Reappointment
Effective August 6, 1997

NH RETIREMENT SYSTEM
Board of Turstees
EDWARD J. THEOBALD, Rye
TERM: July 13, 1999
(Public Member)
Succeeding Paul McGoldrick, Littleton
Effective August 6, 1997

STATE COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN
CHRISTINE LATULIP , Littleton
TERM: October 20, 1999
Vacancy
Effective August 6, 1997

The Governor nominated, and on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton, confirmed the following appointment:

DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
Interim Commissioner
NICHOLAS E. PISHON, Contoocook
TERM: November 6, 1997
Succeeding Paul Brodeur
Effective August 16, 1997
Salary: Group S, Step 3 ($68,780)

The Governor nominated the following:

BOARD OF ARCHITECTS
DONALD R. LAVALLEE, Hampton
TERM: September 9, 2001
Succeeding Martin U. Michaelis, Amherst
Effective Upon Confirmation

CHIEF MEDICAL EXAMINER
DR. THOMAS A. ANDREW, Staten Island NY
TERM: Five Years from Date of
(Nominated by Attorney General)
Appointment
Vacancy
Effective Upon Confirmation
Salary: Group U, $104,489

STATE BOARD OF FIRE CONTROL
BRIAN B. BOUDREAU, Rochester
TERM: September 2, 2002
(Propane Gas Distribution)
Reappointment
Effective Upon Confirmation

RICHARD M. HEATH, Bow
TERM: July 8, 2002
(Electrical Engineer)
Reappointment
Effective Upon Confirmation

WILLIAM F. RUOFF, Antrim
TERM: September 2, 2002
(Natural Gas Distributor)
Reappointment
Effective Upon Confirmation

JOINT PROMOTIONAL PROGRAM SCREENING COMMITTEE
(Nominated by NH Travel Council)
MILDRED A. BEACH, Wolfeboro
TERM: July 13, 2000
(Regional Association)
Reappointment
Effective Upon Confirmation

RICHARD HAMILTON, Littleton
TERM: July 13, 2000
(Representing NH Ski Areas)
Reappointment
Effective Upon Confirmation

RON MEADE, Canterbury
TERM: July 13, 2000
(Representing NH attractions)
Succeeding R. Stoning Morrell, Jr., Glenn
Effective Upon Confirmation

LAKES MANAGEMENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE
JOANNA J. PELLERIN, Exeter
TERM: August 1, 2000
(Represents State Conservation Committee)
Reappointment
Effective Upon Confirmation

BOARD OF REGISTRATION IN MEDICINE
JAMES G. SISE, M.D., Keene
TERM: April 21, 2000
Vacancy
Effective Upon Confirmation

PESTICIDES CONTROL BOARD
JAMES W. YOUNG, Hillsborough
TERM: January 5, 1998
Vacancy
Effective Upon Confirmation

POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION COMMISSION
(On recommendation from NH College and University Council)
GEORGE J. HAGERTY, Keene
TERM: June 30, 1998
(Representative of Franklin Pierce College)
Replacing Sr. Jeanne Perrault
Effective Upon Confirmation

BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY
#1 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Normand, seconded by Councilor Streeter, authorized and held a Public Hearing with respect to the financing of an industrial Facility by the Business Finance Authority for Lew A. Cummings Co., Inc. of Hooksett. Action authorized a Resolution under RSA 162-A:18 to determine the financing will serve a public use, provide public benefit and is within the policy and authority of the Act. A roll call vote was requested, the results are as follows:

  • Councilor Burton - yes
  • Councilor Spaulding - yes
  • Councilor Griffin - yes
  • Councilor Normand - yes
  • Councilor Streeter - yes
  • EXTRACT FROM THE MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE GOVERNOR AND COUNCIL HELD AUGUST 6, 1997 IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBER, STATE HOUSE, CONCORD

    At 2:35 p.m. the Governor announced that the next matter to be considered would be the financing of an industrial facility project by the Business Finance Authority for Lew A. Cummings Co., Inc. in Hooksett and declared that the public hearing on the subject had commenced. She said that she and the members of the Council had received the written recommendation of the Authority and other documentation and information with respect to the project. The Governor said that the meeting would then hear anyone wishing to speak on the subject. Frank J. Lass, Jr., Senior Credit Officer of the Authority, briefly explained the project, emphasized that the credit of the State was not involved and introduced Jack Cummings, President of Lew A. Cummings Co., 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 Normand introduced a resolution entitled "A RESOLUTION UNDER RSA 162-I:9 WITH RESPECT TO THE FINANCING OF AN INDUSTRIAL FACILITY BY THE BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY FOR LEW A. CUMMINGS CO., INC. IN HOOKSETT" and moved its adoption, which was seconded by Councilor Streeter. After discussion of the resolution, the Governor called for a vote on the motion. Those voting in favor were: the Governor and Councilors Burton, Spaulding, Griffin, Normand and Streeter; those abstaining were Councilor(s) None; and those voting against were Councilor(s) None. The Governor declared that the resolution was passed.

    A RESOLUTION UNDER RSA 162-I:9 WITH RESPECT TO THE FINANCING OF AN INDUSTRIAL FACILITY BY THE BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY FOR LEW A. CUMMINGS CO., INC. IN HOOKSETT

    WHEREAS, the Governor and Council have received from the Business Finance Authority (the "Authority") its written recommendation that the Governor and Council make certain findings and a determination pursuant to RSA 162-I:9 with respect to the financing of an industrial facility for Lew A. Cummings Co., Inc. (the "Borrower") in Hooksett by the Authority's making of up to $1,563,750 in a loan under RSA 162-I (the "Act");

    WHEREAS, the Governor and Council have received all the documentation and information with respect to the transaction which they have requested; and

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

    IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED THAT:
    Section 1. Findings. On the basis of the Authority's recommendation and the documentation and information received by the Governor and Council, and after a public hearing, the Governor and Council find:
    (a) Special findings:
    (1) The Project (which when completed will constitute the "Facility") consists of the acquisition of a printing press to be located at a facility at 4 Peters Brook Drive in the Town of Hooksett which will be used by the Borrower for commercial printing. The Project is within the definition of "Industrial facility" in RSA 162-I (the "Act") and may be financed under the Act.
    (2) The establishment and operation of the Facility will create and preserve employment opportunities directly and indirectly within the State of NH.
    (b) General findings:
    (1) The Project and the proposed financing of the Project are feasible;
    (2) The Borrower has the skills and financial resources necessary to operate the Facility successfully;
    (3) The Loan Agreement and Escrow Agreement (which are combined financing documents and security document, hereinafter called the "Agreements") contain provisions so that under no circumstances will the Authority be obligated directly or indirectly to pay project costs, debt service or expenses of operation, maintenance and upkeep of the Facility except from Loan proceeds or from funds received under the Agreements, exclusive of funds received thereunder by the Authority for its own use;
    (4) The Agreements do not purport to create any debt of the State with respect to the Facility, other than a special obligation of the Authority acting on behalf of the State under the Act; and
    (5) The proposed financing of the Project by the Authority and the proposed operation and use of the Facility will serve one or more needs and implement one or more purposes set forth in RSA 162-I:1, will preserve or increase the social or economic prosperity of the State and one or more of its political subdivisions, and will promote the general welfare of the State's citizens.
    Section 2. Ultimate Finding and Determination. The Governor and Council find that the proposed financing, operation and use of the industrial Facility will serve a public use and provide a public benefit; and the Governor and Council determine that the Authority's financing of the Project will be within the policy of, and the authority conferred by, the Act.
    Section 3. Approval. The Governor and Council approve the Authority's taking such further action under the Act with respect to the transaction as may be required.
    Section 4. Effective Date. This resolution shall take effect upon its passage.

    Passed and Agreed to August 6, 1997

    OFFICE OF ENERGY AND COMMUNITY SERVICES
    #2 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Streeter, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized agreement with New Technology Partners of Bedford at $4,500 for computer services from September 30, 1997. Sole Source.

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

    #3 Authorized agreement with the Upper Valley Lake Sunapee Regional Planning Commission at $23,101 to continue efforts to address local, municipal and regional planning issues through June 30, 1997.

    #4 Authorized agreement with the Strafford Regional Planning of Dover at $24,619 to continue efforts to address local, municipal and regional planning issues through June 30, 1997.

    #5 Authorized agreement with Franklin County Commission of Greenfield MA at $9,978 to determine the feasibility of bicycle routes through December 31, 1997.

    #6 Authorized agreement with the Town of Campton at $12,000 as part of the Community Development Block Grant through June 30, 1998.

    #7 Authorized contract with the Town of Lancaster at $200,000 to build the capacity of a regional economic development revolving loan fund through December 31, 2000.

    #8 Authorized agreement with the Coos County at $400,000 as part of the Community Development Block Grant through December 31, 1998.

    #9 Authorized agreement with the Town of Antrim at $10,500 as part of the Community Development Block Grant through June 30, 1998.

    #10 Authorized agreement with the Town of Haverhill at $9,400 as part of the Community Development Block Grant through December 31, 1998.

    ##11 Authorized agreement with the Town of Lancaster at $200,000 as part of the Community Development Block Grant through December 31, 1998.

    ##12 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY amend agreement with the City of Keene by extending the end date from June 30, 1997 to June 30, 1998.

    ##13 Authorized agreement with Cheshire County at $88,550 as part of the Community Development Block Grant through December 31, 1998.

    ##14 Authorized agreement with the City Somersworth at $215,000 to build the capacity of a regional economic development revolving loan fund through December 31, 2000.

    ##15 Authorized to amend agreement with the Southwest Regional Planning Commission by extending the end date to August 31, 1998.

    ##16 Authorized to amend agreement with the Upper Valley Lake Sunapee Regional Planning Commission by extending the end date from December 30, 1997 to August 31, 1998.

    ##17 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY amend agreement with the City of Laconia by extending the end date from June 30 to December 31, 1997.

    ##18 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY amend agreement with the City of Keene by extending the end date from June 30, 1997 to June 30, 1998.

    ##19 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY amend agreement with the City of Berlin by extending the end date from June 30 to December 31, 1997.

    ##20 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY amend agreement with the US Dept. of Agriculture, by extending the end date from June 30, 1997 to March 31, 1998.

    ##21 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY amend agreement with the City of Somersworth by extending the end date from June 30 to December 31, 1997.

    ##22 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY amend agreement with the Town of Troy by extending the end date from December 31, 1996 to December 31, 1997.

    GOVERNOR'S COMMISSION ON DISABILITY

    ##23 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Griffin, authorized to accept and expend donations of $1,000 from Adaptive Environments Center, Inc. and $500 from the Paralyzed Veterans of America.

    OFFICE OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
    The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

    #24 Authorized to expend $2,000 in Mitigation Assistance Program from the Federal Emergency Management Agency through July 1, 1998. Items
    #26 - #26 Councilor Streeter votes NO

    #25 Authorized contract with WKNE/LB NH, Inc. of Keene at $24,000 for the broadcast of emergency messages through June 15, 1998. Sole Source.

    #26 Authorized contract with Canberra Industries, Inc. of Meriden CT at $13,210 for analysis of environmental samples through June 30, 1998. Sole Source.

    #27 Authorized to expend $2,800 in Mitigation Assistance Program funds through July 1, 1998.

    ADJUTANT GENERAL'S DEPARTMENT
    The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

    #28 Authorized to accept funds of $100,000 from the federal government (National Guard Bureau) for the operation and maintenance of NH Army National Guard Training Site.

    #29 Authorized to accept funds of $40,000 from the federal government (National Guard Bureau) for minor construction at facilities used by the NH Army National Guard.

    #30 Authorized the nomination of Major John J. Daniels of Woodbridge VA to the rank of Major, NH Army National Guard.

    #31 Authorized the nomination of Captain Vincent Iannuzzi, Jr. of Newmarket to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard.

    #32 Authorized the confirmation of Major Duane Kellogg Jr. of Kittery ME to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Air National Guard.

    #33 Authorized the confirmation of Captain Michael Mango of Pittsfield to the rank of Major, NH Army National Guard.

    #34 Authorized the confirmation of Major Richard Duncan of Nashua to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Army National Guard.

    #35 Authorized the confirmation of Captain Peter Bill of Milan to the rank of Major, NH Army National Guard.

    #36 Authorized the confirmation of Major Robert Mitchell of Manchester to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Army National Guard.

    #37 Authorized the confirmation of Major Harry Miller of Nashua to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Army National Guard.

    #38 Authorized the confirmation of Major Donald Dupuis of Bow to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Army National Guard.

    #39 Authorized the confirmation of Captain James Moody of Manchester to the rank of Major, NH Army National Guard.

    #40 Authorized the confirmation of Captain Carl Jewell of Pembroke to the rank of Major, NH Army National Guard.

    #41 Authorized the confirmation of Captain David Devoy II of Belmont to the rank of Major, NH Army National Guard.

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

    #42 Authorized contract with A.M. Multigraphics at $49,827 for equipment maintenance through June 30, 1998. Item #43 Councilor Streeter voters NO

    #43 Authorized to amend agreement with Johnson Controls, Inc. by increasing dollar amount by $60,000 to $100,000, adding to the scope of services and extend the end date from August 31 to December 31, 1997. Sole Source.

    #44 Authorized to accept and place on file, the Report and Findings of Councilor Raymond S. Burton regarding the refinancing of existing indebtedness project with the Trustees of the Androscoggin Valley Hospital, Inc. of Berlin.

    #45 Authorized to accept and place on file, the agency transfers for the month of June 1997.

    #46 Authorized to accept and place on file, the salary and benefit adjustment transfers for the months of June and July 1997. Item #46A Councilor Streeter votes NO

    #46A Authorized agreement with Cabletron Systems of Rochester at $7,312.51 for LanCare Plus Support services through June 30, 1998. Sole Source.

    COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN

    #47 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Streeter, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized to accept and expend $5,000 from the NH Bar Foundation to write a legal handbook for women through June 30, 1999.

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

    #48 Authorized agreement with Easter Seal Society of NH, Inc. of Manchester at $5,964 for janitorial services at the Dolloff Building through June 30, 1998.

    #49 Authorized to make Automated System Grant awards of $14,561 to various public libraries statewide.

    #50 Authorized RETROACTIVE lease agreement with Jacob Ciborowski Trust for office space at $58,200 from July 1, 1997 through June 30, 1999.

    #51 Authorized to accept and expend $60,000 from the NH Library Association and to establish a Librarian III position through June 30, 1998 as stated in letter of June 20, 1997. Fiscal Committee approved July 14, 1997.

    #51A Authorized RETROACTIVE out-of-state travel for four employees to Andover MA on July 31, 1997 to attend a demonstration on PictureTel. Travel was by state car, at no cost to the State.

    DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE ADMINISTRATION
    #52 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Griffin, authorized to accept the donation of 9 IBM 3197 computer terminals at an estimated value of $1,350 from Delta Dental and 3 Lexmark printers valued at $600 from Lexmark Corporation.

    TREASURY DEPARTMENT
    The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

    #53 Authorized contract with State Street Bank and Trust Company of Boston MA to provide the safekeeping of abandoned securities through June 30, 1998.

    #54 Authorized to issue a check from funds not otherwise appropriated in the amount of $1,396 to Evelyn M. Clark.

    #55 Authorized to issue checks in the total amount of $2,344.37 from funds not otherwise appropriated as stated in letter of July 22, 2997.

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

    #56 Authorized to budget and expend $234,267.87 in unexpended victim assistance funds through June 30, 1998.

    #57 Authorized salary increase for Jeffrey S. Cahill, Assistant Attorney General, from Group M, Step 4 ($50,911) to Group M, Maximum ($53,373) effective August 11, 1997.

    #58 Authorized salary increase for Patrick E. Donovan, Assistant Attorney General, effective August 28, 1997 and John C. Kissinger, Jr., Assistant Attorney General, effective August 25, 1997 from Group M, Step 3 ($48,449) to Group M, Step 4 ($50,911).

    BOARD OF VETERINARY MEDICINE
    #59 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Streeter, authorized to accept and place on file, the Annual Report for the period of July 1, 1996 through June 30, 1997.

    INSURANCE DEPARTMENT
    The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

    #60 Authorized salary increase for Charles N. Blossom, Commissioner, from Group R, Step 3 ($66,729) to Group R, Step 4 ($69,809) effective August 1, 1997.

    #61 Authorized RETROACTIVE salary increase for Michael Blake, P&C Actuary, from Group P, Step 4 ($65,690) to Group P, Step 5 ($68,768) effective July 25, 1997.

    LIQUOR COMMISSION
    The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

    Item #62 Councilor Streeter votes NO

    #62 Authorized agreement with Motorola, Inc. at $78,563.75 for the lease/purchase of digital portable radios for the Enforcement Division through June 30, 2002. Sole Source.

    #62A Authorized to accept a grant of $2,205 from the NH Highway safety Agency for project entitled "Liquor Commission Cops in Shops".

    PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION
    #63 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Griffin, authorized contract with High Point Communications Group, Inc. at $124,000 to develop a public education campaign addressing the pending deregulation of the NH electric industry to February 1, 1998.

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

    #64 Authorized to accept, with thanks, a donation of 37 books valued at $203 from Peter Adams of Plaistow.

    #65 Authorized to accept, with thanks, 12 used bikes with an estimated value of $120 from Tom Worthington. Item
    #66 Councilor Streeter votes NO

    #66 Authorized RETROACTIVE contract with Hewlett-Packard Co. of Wilmington DE at $6,945 for hardware support services on lab equipment in Laconia from July 1, 1997 through June 30, 1998. Sole Source.

    #67 Authorized to add Patricia Donahue to the list of Dental Consultants for FY98.

    #68 Authorized to reallocate and expend prior year grant funds of $7,980.41 from the NH Dept. of Justice from July 1, 1997 through June 30, 1998.

    #69 Authorized to pay $99.22 for in-state travel reimbursement expenses for FY97 from FY98 funds.

    #69A Authorized RETROACTIVE out-of-state travel for eight employees to Vermont from August 5-8, 1997 at $1,240 to attend the Annual Vermont Corrections Institute.

    EMPLOYMENT SECURITY
    The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

    #70 Authorized to extend leave of absence without pay to Debra Richardson from August 12 to November 12, 1997.

    #71 Authorized to accept and expend funds of $104,409.78 from the US Dept. of Labor and further establish two Claims Processor II positions through June 30, 1999 as stated in letter of June 18, 1997. Fiscal Committee approved July 14, 1997.

    FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT

    #72 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Streeter, authorized to transfer and expend $26,000 of excess OHRV registration fees for equipment as stated in letter of July 3 1997. Fiscal Committee approved July 14, 1997.

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

    #73 Authorized to accept $44,947 of federal funds under the Cooperative Forest Assistance Act through September 30, 1998.

    #74 Authorized agreement with William Robinson of Whitefield at $3,400 to test sewer systems at Franconia Notch and Mt. Washington State Parks through June 30, 1998.

    #75 Authorized to award various grants in the total amount of $172,390.50 under the Joint Promotional Program through June 30, 1998 as stated in letter of July 21, 1997.

    #76 Authorized to pay $12,380 for membership dues with White Mountains - Ski 93 Association of Lincoln.

    #77 Authorized to the Hillsborough branch of Primary Bank as the depository for receipts from Pillsbury State Park.

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

    #78 Authorized contract with Rockingham County Conservation District of Brentwood at $12,000 to develop and present a Water Quality Awareness Workshop through January 31, 1999.

    #79 Authorized RETROACTIVE contract with CBE Technologies, Inc. of Boston MA at $127,406.58 for on site service of personal computers and related equipment from August 1, 1997 through June 30, 1999.

    #80 Authorized contract with Camp, Dresser & McKee Inc. of Manchester at $43,330 for professional services through June 30, 1998.

    #81 Authorized to amend the original loan agreement with the City of Manchester by increasing the dollar amount by $486,000, from $2,000,000 to $2,486,000 from the State Water Pollution Control Revolving Fund Program.

    #82 Authorized contract with J & B Marine Enterprises, Inc. of Meredith at $8,231 to provide a new pumpout area through September 30, 1999.

    #83 Authorized to amend the original loan agreement with the Town of Peterborough by adjusting the principal loan amount of $682,000 to $663,047.23.

    #84 Authorized to amend contract with the US Environmental Protection Agency by changing the State's 10% matching share from $100,000 to $103,000 for the Superfund Hazardous Waste Site in Raymond.

    Item #85 Councilor Streeter votes NO

    #85 Authorized contract with UNH, Environmental Research Group, at $15,000 to provide assistance in the evaluation of ongoing and future bioremediation proposals for the cleanup of hazardous waste. Sole Source.

    #86 Authorized contract with Pescinski Painting of Hill at $11,950 for sandblasting and painting services through October 15, 1997.

    #87 Authorized agreement with Reliable Janitorial Services of Concord at $12,600 for janitorial services at 58 and 64 N Main St. locations from July 1, 1997 through June 30, 1998.

    #88 Authorized to amend contract with Total Waste Management Corporation of Newington to remove and recycle waste oil at the Beede Waste Oil/Cash Energy Site in Plaistow.

    Item #89 Councilor Streeter votes NO

    #89 Authorized to continue agreement with Automated Compliance Systems, Inc. at $20,970 for computer software maintenance services through June 30, 1998. Sole Source.

    #90 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY extend lease agreement with McCarthy Properties at $6,600 for storage of emergency response vehicles and supplies from July 1, 1997 through June 30, 1998.

    #91 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY extend lease agreement with McCarthy Properties at $11,000 for storage of boats, oil spill cleanup material and equipment from July 1, 1997 through June 30, 1998.

    #92 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY amend lease agreement with Pease Development Authority by decreasing rented space by 150 sq. ft. and decrease the total amount of the lease by $2,687.50 from May 1, 1997 to February 28, 1999.

    #93 Authorized agreement with the Nashua Regional Planning Commission at $44,015.50 to conduct a household hazardous waste collection project through March 1, 1998.

    #94 Authorized agreement with the City of Keene at $13,115.75 to conduct a household hazardous waste collection project through May 1, 1998.

    #95 Authorized to amend a State Grant to the Town of Londonderry by increasing the amount by $150, from $81,933 to $82,083 for the Rockingham Road interceptor Extension.

    #96 Authorized State Grants in the total amount of $1,165,140 to various Municipalities as stated in letter of July 14, 1997.

    #97 Authorized to reclassify position of Hydrogeologist III, LG 26 to Civil Engineer IV, LG 26.

    #98 Authorized RETROACTIVE out-of-state travel for three employees to Hartford CT on July 30, 1997 to attend a workshop at a total cost of $95.00.

    OFFICE OF HEALTH MANAGEMENT
    The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

    #99 Authorized contract with the Hitchcock Clinic of Lebanon at $52,750 to provide HIV testing and counseling through June 30, 1999.

    Item #100 Councilor Griffin votes NO

    #100 Authorized agreement with Optima Healthcare of Manchester at $253,900 to provide breast and cervical cancer services through June 30, 1999.

    #101 Authorized contract with The Hitchcock Foundation of Lebanon at $12,360 to provide HIV testing and counseling through June 30, 1998.

    #102 Authorized agreement with the Center for Occupational and Environmental Health of Exeter at $15,000 to provide consulting services through June 30, 1999.

    Item #103 - #104 Councilor Streeter votes NO

    #103 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY amend contract with NH Foundation for Medical Care in Dover by increasing the dollar amount by $287,500, from $574,500 to $862,000 and extend the end date from June 30, 1997 to June 30, 1998. Sole Source.

    #104 Authorized to pay medical consultants Dr. Douglas Noordsy $2,100 and Rebecca Rogers, RN $1,783.68 for services provided. Sole Source.

    #105 Authorized to accept and expend $248,128 in federal funds from the Health Resources and Services Administration and to establish a Program Specialist II position through June 30, 1999 as stated in letter of May 27, 1997. Fiscal Committee approved July 14, 1997.

    #106 Authorized to accept $96,231 from the US Centers for Disease Control, $18,247 from the US Toxic Substances and Disease Registry and $50,000 from the US Environmental Protection Agency through June 30, 1998. Further Authorized to establish two Health Promotion Advisor positions and one Program Specialist III position through June 30, 1999 as stated in letter of June 2, 1997. Fiscal Committee approved July 14, 1997.

    DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
    #107 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Streeter, authorized to amend agreement with the US Dept. of Health and Human Services on behalf of the Town of Weare for the purpose of adopting the optional exclusion from Social Security and Medicare coverage the services performed by election officials or election workers for each calendar year in which the remunerations paid for such services is less than $1,000.

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

    #108 Authorized agreement with the Trustees of Dartmouth College at $174,000 to provide statewide child care programs and services through June 30, 1999.

    #109 Authorized agreement with RMC Research Corporation of Portsmouth at $220,564 to provide statewide child care programs and services through June 30, 1999.

    Item #110 Councilor Streeter votes NO

    #110 Authorized to award a one-time training grant of $3,000 to UNH, Dept. of Social Work, to provide partial funding for the development of a Child Welfare Training program through December 31, 1997. Sole Source.

    #110A Authorized educational leave agreement to Lorin Mulligan for one day per week to attend a course Organization & Management from September 5 through December 19, 1997.

    OFFICE OF FAMILY SERVICES
    The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

    #111 Authorized agreement with Maximus Inc. of McLean VA at $24,770 to develop an evaluation plan to study the impacts and processes of the NH Employment Program through August 31, 1997.

    #112 Authorized to accept and expend $25,000 in federal funds awarded under Track Two - TANF Evaluation Project/Planning Grant RETROACTIVE from July 1, 1997 through June 30, 1998.

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

    #113 Authorized RETROACTIVE agreement with the Community Services Council of NH at $204,213 to provide housing for handicapped homeless persons from July 1, 1997 through June 30, 1999.

    #114 Authorized agreement with Greater Nashua Council on Alcoholism, Inc. at $393,028 to continue comprehensive services through June 30, 1998.

    #115 Authorized agreement with the City of Manchester at $30,000 to continue adolescent crisis intervention and youth prevention services through June 30, 1998.

    Item #116 Councilor Streeter Abstains
    #116 Authorized agreement with The Neighborhood Health Center for Greater Nashua, Inc. at $66,295 to continue outpatient prenatal services through June 30, 1998.

    #117 Authorized agreement with Nashua Youth Council, Inc. at $85,499 to continue youth outpatient counseling and prevention services through June 30, 1998.

    NH HOSPITAL
    The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

    #118 Authorized RETROACTIVE agreement with the Concord Hospital at $269,000 to provide clinical equipment repair and maintenance, laboratory/pathology services and employee health services from July 1, 1997 through June 30, 1999.

    #119 Authorized to amend the consultants list by adding Dr. David Bogacz of Concord at $40.00 per hour through June 30, 1998.

    #120 Authorized to amend the consultants list by increasing the rate of compensation to Mertie Potter of Concord from $60.00 to $75.00 per hour through June 30, 1998.

    NH BOARD OF NURSING
    #121 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized lease agreement with Gerald McCarthy Properties for office space at $149,924.25 RETROACTIVE to July 1, 1997 through June 30, 2002.

    NH VETERANS HOME
    #122 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Griffin, authorized to accept, with thanks, $7,716.78 from fundraising drives and personal contributions.

    DEPARTMENT OF YOUTH DEVELOPMENT SERVICES
    #123 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Normand, authorized out-of-state travel for occasional trips through September 30, 1997.

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

    #124 Authorized to accept and expend grant funds of $1,000,000 from the US Dept. of Education through June 30, 1998.

    #125 Authorized to accept and expend funds of $365,563 from the NH Dept. of Human Services through June 30, 1998. Further Authorized to grant funds of $25,518 to Second Start in Concord and $51,424 to the Nashua Adult Learning Center for math and reading instruction for NH Employment Program clients through June 30, 1998.

    #126 Authorized contract with the Center for Resource Management, Inc. of South Hampton at $323,698 to continue the NH Special Education Program Improvement Partnership through June 30, 1999.

    #127 Authorized contract with the NH Partners in Education of Manchester at $160,000 to support the NH School Volunteer Program through June 30, 1999.

    #128 Authorized contract with Law Offices of Debora Blake at $25,000 to conduct alternative dispute resolution sessions and state board of education hearings through June 30, 1999.

    #129 Authorized contract with NH College and University Council at $10,000 to identify and convene a K-16 Service Learning Advisory Board through June 30, 1998.

    Item #130 Councilor Streeter votes NO

    #130 Authorized contract with Dr. Jennie DiBartolomeo at $9,500 to investigate special education complaints through June 30, 1998. Sole Source.

    #131 Authorized to amend contract with Impact Strategies of Weare by increasing dollar amount from $42,600 to $63,350.

    #132 Authorized to grant funds of $14,375 to the Fuller Public Library in Hillsborough to provide training for volunteers from October 1, 1997 through September 30, 1998.

    #133 Authorized to grant funds of $15,938 to the Latin American Center of Manchester to provide English as a second language class from September 1, 1997 through June 30, 1998.

    #134 Authorized to grant funds of $13,833 to ALPHA Alliance of Manchester to provide English as a second language class from August 15, 1997 through June 30, 1998.

    #135 Authorized to grant funds of $22,030 to Rockingham Community Action, Inc. of Portsmouth to provide reading and math instructional programs through June 03, 1998.

    #136 Authorized to pay annual dues of $18,868 to the Council of Chief State School Officers for FY98.

    #137 Authorized contract with The Spurwink School - NH of Belmont at $466,666 for the continued operation of residential and educational programs for students with serious emotional problems through June 30, 1999.

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

    #138 Authorized to accept and expend $1,186,008 in federal funds on behalf of the NH Job Training Council from the AmeriCorps National Services.

    #139 Authorized to expend up to $7,500 for the recruitment of a President for Nashua/ Claremont through June 30, 1998.

    #140 Authorized to expend up to $12,500 for the recruitment of a Commissioner through June 30, 1998.

    #141 Authorized to expend up to $7,500 for the recruitment of a Deputy Commissioner through June 30, 1998.

    #142 Authorized to extend the program period for the Transformation-Transitions grant from August 14, 1997 to March 31, 1998.

    #143 Authorized agreement with Antioch New England Graduate School of Keene at $12,339.70 for professional education services for the North Country Tech Prep Alliance grant program to August 15, 1997. Sole Source.

    #144 Authorized agreement with Matthew Rivero of Barnstead at $15,000 for professional consulting services for the Transformation-Transitions grant program through December 31, 1997.

    #145 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY extend a temporary full-time position of Program Specialist IV, LG 24 from July 1 through September 30, 1997.

    SWEEPSTAKES COMMISSION
    The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

    Item #146 Councilor Streeter votes NO

    #146 Authorized contract with Johnson & Hill Staffing Services, Inc. of Springfield MA at $6,773 for personnel to staff the Sweepstakes booth at the Eastern States Exposition from September 12-28, 1997. Sole Source.

    #147 Authorized salary increase for Rick Wisler, Executive Director, from Group P Step 1 ($56,454) to Group P Step 2 ($59,533) effective August 18, 1997.

    #148 Authorized out-of-state travel for the second quarter of FY98 in the execution of the Tri-State Megabucks program.

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

    #149 Authorized contract with James Piscopo of Winnisquam at $636,734.50 for roadway reconstruction in Meredith.

    #150 Authorized contract with E.J. Ward Inc. of San Antonio TX at $40,000 for computer hardware and software maintenance through June 30, 1999.

    #151 Authorized contract with Downeast Maintenance Service, Inc. at $595 per month for janitorial services through June 30, 1999.

    #152 Authorized agreement with R.W. Gillispie & Associates, Inc. of Portsmouth at $250,000 for special materials inspection and testing services statewide through December 31, 1998.

    #153 Authorized agreement with Miller Engineering and Testing, Inc. of Manchester at $250,000 for special materials inspection and testing services statewide through December 31, 1998.

    #154 Authorized agreement with Atlantic Testing Laboratories, Inc. of Manchester at $250,000 for special materials inspection and testing services statewide through December 31, 1998.

    #155 Authorized contract with Waste Management of NH, Inc. in Londonderry for rental of container and rubbish removal services at $25.00 per pickup through June 30, 1999.

    #156 Authorized agreement with S E A Consultants, Inc. of Concord at $92,470 for engineering services for final design of replacement bridge in Landaff.

    #157 Authorized agreement with Maguire Group Inc. of Portsmouth at $93,593.30 for engineering services for preliminary design of road reconstruction in Salem.

    #158 Authorized agreement with Rist-Frost-Shumway Engineering of Laconia at $61,895 for engineering services for preliminary design of replacement bridge in Auburn.

    #159 Authorized to amend agreement with UNH by increasing dollar amount by $73,435, from $245,875 to $319,310.

    #160 Authorized lease agreement with The Concord Center at $139,796 for office space through July 31, 2002.

    #161 Authorized to sell 0.8 acres of State owned land in Epping to T.J. Shaughnesy and Dwight Barnes at $15,700 plus a $500 administrative fee.

    #162 Authorized to sell 0.21 acres of State owned land in Bartlett to The Morrell Corporation of Glen at $2,000 plus a $500 administrative fee.

    #163 Authorized to sell 5,880 sq. ft. of State owned land in Dover to William J. Miller at $10,500 plus a $500 administrative fee.

    #164 Authorized to grant state assistance to the City of Claremont for AIP 08 an Airport Obstruction Analysis to the FAR Part 77 Imaginary Surfaces to Runway 11-29.

    #165 Authorized to continue participation in the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials Environmental Technical Assistance Project at $5,000 for FY98.

    #166 Authorized to accept the Contemplated Award list for the period of July 1-15, 1997.

    #167 Authorized to establish a Rideshare Coordinator position through June 30, 1999 as stated in letter of June 13, 1997. Fiscal committee approved July 14, 1997.

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

    #168 Authorized to accept funds of $1,300 from the NH Association of Fire Chiefs, Inc. to establish an informational hotline.

    #169 Authorized contract with Nelson Communications Services, Inc. of Conway at $500,000 for construction of radio towers and buildings.

    #170 Authorized RETROACTIVE lease agreement with the Town of Salem at $18,275 for office space from July 1, 1997 through June 30, 1999.

    #171 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY amend agreement with Busy Bee janitorial Service, Inc. of Somersworth at $138,576 for janitorial and commercial cleaning services at the Hayes, Flynn and 91 Airport Road buildings from July 1, 1997 through June 30, 1998.

    #172 Authorized to pay $30,508 to Transtector Systems, Inc. for surge suppression equipment installed at the State Police communications sites.

    #173 Authorized RETROACTIVE salary increase to Col. John Barthelmes, Director of State Police, from Group P, Step 4 ($65,690) to Group P, Maximum ($68,768) effective June 6, 1997.

    #174 Authorized RETROACTIVE salary increase to Richard A. Mason, Director of Fire Standards & Training, from Group N, Step 4 ($55,025) to Group N, Maximum ($57,487) effective July 18, 1997.

    #175 Authorized to accept federal funds of $43,406 and to establish a Domestic Violence Advocate position through June 30, 1998 as stated in letter dated June 3, 1997. Fiscal Committee approved July 14, 1997.

    #176 Authorized to continue a Criminalist II position and a Fingerprint Technician position through September 30, 1998 as stated in letter of June 10, 1997. Fiscal Committee approved July 14, 1997.

    #177 TUITION REQUESTS
    The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

    A. BANKING - Requests permission to pay NH Community Technical College, Concord NH, the sum of $389.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Cynthia Porter, Bank Examiner III, in the course entitled "Visual Basic."

    B. COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE - Requests permission to pay the University of Vermont, Burlington VT, the sum of $400.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Linda Kelly Brown, Associate Professor, in the course entitled "Nursing Research or Advanced Physical & Psychosocial Assessment in Primary Health Care or Nursing Theory."

    C. COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE - Requests permission to pay the University of Massachusetts, Lowell MA, for the sum of $765.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Stephen O'Donnell, Associate Professor in the course entitled "Social Psychology."

    D. COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE - Requests permission to pay the UNH, Manchester NH, the sum of $600.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Lynne Birdsall Bennett, Director, in the course entitled "Counseling Theory & Practice."

    E. EDUCATION - Requests permission to pay the University of NE, Manchester NH, the sum of $2,555.00 the sole purpose of enrolling Rachel Berube, Rehabilitation Counselor, in the course entitled "Field Practice" ,"Practice I", and "Integrating Seminar."

    F. EDUCATION - Requests permission to pay Plymouth State College, Plymouth NH, the sum of $615.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Richard Barker, Education Consultant, in the courses entitled "Law School."

    G. ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Requests permission to pay the UNH, Nashua Graduate Center, Nashua NH, the sum of $765.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Mitchell Locker, Environmentalist, in the course entitled "Groundwater Engineering."

    H. ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Requests permission to pay the Community Technical College, Concord NH, the sum of $920.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Kathy Partridge, Accountant, in the course entitled "Principals of Management Economics."

    I. ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Requests permission to pay UNH, Nashua Graduate Center, Nashua NH, the sum of $765.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Selina J. Makofsky, Environmentalist, in the course entitled "Groundwater Engineering."

    J. FISH AND GAME - Requests permission to pay the Community Technical College, Concord NH, the sum of $389.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Susan Locke, Administrative Secretary, in the course entitled "Spreadsheets."

    K. HOSPITAL - Requests permission to pay the UNH, Keene NH, the sum of $686,00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Ben Brahim, Registered Nurse, in the course entitled "Nursing in the Community."

    L. HOSPITAL - Requests permission to pay Franklin Pierce College, Concord NH, the sum of $438.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Sheila Gagnon, Internal Auditor in the course entitled "Principles of Management."

    M. HOSPITAL - Requests permission to pay the College for Lifelong Learning, Concord NH, the sum of $580.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Dennis Silva, Mental Health Worker, in the course entitled "Introduction to Human Services."

    N. HOSPITAL - Requests permission to pay the College for Lifelong Learning, Concord NH, the sum of $1,096.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Michelle Grenier, Mental Health Worker, in the courses entitled "Human Development" and "Introduction to Human Services."

    O. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, DIVISION FOR CHILDREN, YOUTH & FAMILIES - Requests permission to pay Community Technical College, Concord NH, the sum of $345.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Pamela Smith, Business Administrator, in the course entitled "Contemporary Ethical Issues."

    P. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, DIVISION FOR CHILDREN, YOUTH & FAMILIES - Requests permission to pay Boston University, School of Social Work, Boston MA, the sum of $1,260.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Cynthia Fletcher, CPSW, in the course entitled "Introduction to Macro Social Work Practice I."

    Q. RETIREMENT - Requests permission to pay the Community Technical College, Concord NH, the sum of $291.75 for the sole purpose of enrolling Marianne Brock, Computer Applications Programmer, in the course entitled "Visual Basic."

    R. RETIREMENT - Requests permission to pay NH College, Manchester NH, the sum of $353.25 for the sole purpose enrolling Tammy Eccard, Retirement Counselor, in the course entitled "Compensation and Benefits" ALSO requests permission to pay the Community Technical College, Concord NH, the sum of $517.50 for the sole purpose of enrolling Denise Call in the course entitled "Introduction to Business", and Sharon Hoyle, Senior Accounting Technician in the course entitled "Introduction to Business" ALSO requests permission to pay the Community Technical College, Laconia NH, the sum of $252.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Gloria Nelson, Administrative Secretary, in the course entitled "Introduction to Business."

    #178 TRAVEL REQUESTS
    The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

    A. CORRECTIONS - Requests permission for Michael Brown, Director, Christine Tuttle, John Pappas, Theresa Rabzak, Dennis Farrington, Christy Kaposta, Kristin Cook, PPOs, Jane Coplan, Superintendent, Andrea Goldberg, Administrator, Bob Bennett, and Marie Whiting, Compact Correspondents, or designee, to travel to Boston MA, on August 15-20, 1997 to attend the American Probation and Parole Association Annual Training Institute. Total Cost: $4,000.00. Source of Funds: 21% Federal & 79% General Funds.

    B. CORRECTIONS - Requests permission for Patricia Bolduc, Business Administrator, and Joanna Otis, Accountant, or designee, to travel to Providence RI, on October 21-23, 1997, to attend the Federal Justice Grants Program Regional Financial Management Seminar. Total Cost: $827.00. Source of Funds: General Funds.

    C. CORRECTIONS - Requests permission for Peter McDonald, Administrator, Dennis Race, Accountant, Steve Eccleston, and Allen Burgess, Shop Managers, or designee, to travel to Montreal, Quebec, Canada, on September 27-30, 1997, to attend the Annual Northeast Correctional Industries Conference. Total Cost: $1,820.00. Source of Funds: Correctional Industries Revolving Fund.

    D. EDUCATION - Requests permission for Gloria Wood, Program Specialist, or designee, to travel to Annapolis MD, on August 18-21, 1997, to attend the National Professional Relations Conference. Total Cost: $1,122.75. Source of Funds: 100% Federal Funds.

    E. EDUCATION - Requests permission for Art Ellison, Administrator, and Dorothy Oliver, Consultant, or designee, to travel to Olympia WA, on August 13-15, 1997, to attend the Washington State Adult Education Conference. Total Cost: $962.68. Source of Funds: 50% Federal & 50% State of Washington.

    F. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES - Requests permission for, Margaret Murphy, Program Specialist, Larry Powers and Rebecca Bukowski, Health Promotion Advisors, or designee, to travel to Atlanta GA, on September 2-5, 1997, to attend the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention conference. Total Cost: $4,074.00. Source of Funds: 100% Federal Funds.

    G. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES - Requests permission for Sharon Cardosi, and Mary Eldridge, Case Technicians, or designee, to travel to Milwaukee WI, on August 13-17, 1997, to attend the1997 Big Ten Food Stamp Program Improvement conference. All expenses paid by the USDA Food and Consumer Service.

    H. HIGHWAY SAFETY - Requests permission for Peter Thomson, Coordinator, Edgel Carabtree Program Manager, and Debra Garvin, Administrative Supervisor, or designee, to travel to Scottsdale AZ, on September 12-18, 1997, to attend the Annual National Association of Governors' Highway Safety Representatives conference. Total Cost: $4,905.00. Source of Funds: 100% Federal Funds.

    I. NURSING BOARD - Requests permission for Mary Kinson, RN, and Sandra Dickau, RN, or designee, to travel to Chicago IL, on August 17-24, 1997, to attend the 1997 Annual Meeting of the National Council of State Boards of Nursing. Total Cost: $3,317.00. Source of Funds: 100% General Funds.

    J. PHARMACY COMMISSION - Requests permission for Paul Boisseau, Executive Secretary, Frank Case and Leon Parker, Commissioners, or designee, to travel to Norwich CT, on September 25-27, 1997, to attend the Annual District Meeting of the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy. Total Cost: $1,578.00. Source of Funds: 100% General Funds.

    K. SAFETY - Requests permission for State Police Lieutenant Leo Jellison, Sergeant John McMaster, and Troopers John Meaney, and Andrew Parsons, or designee, to travel to New Braintree MA, on September 22-26, 1997, to attend the Bomb Technician Training Seminar. Total Cost: $560.00. Source of Funds: 100% Federal Funds.

    L. SAFETY - Requests permission for State Police Sergeants Craig Wiggin, David Goldstein, James Kelly and Trooper Mark Mudgett, or designee, to travel to Ottowa, Canada, on August 24-29, 1997, to attend the Annual Canadian Association of Police Polygraphists Training Seminar. Total Cost: $722.00. Source of Funds: 81% Highway & 19% Turnpike Funds.

    M. SAFETY - Requests permission for Abigail Blanchard and Susan Ryan, Road Toll Auditors, or designee to travel to Bradford, VT, on September 29, 1997, to perform an audit on Bradford Oil Company, Inc. Also a cash advance of: $550.00 is requested for Abigail Blanchard, and $550.00 is requested for Susan Ryan. Total Cost $1,100.00. Source of Funds: 100% Highway Funds.

    N. SAFETY - Requests permission for State Police Sergeant Daniel Eaton, State Police Corporal Michael Doucette, and State Police Trooper Donald Rudolph, or designee, to travel to New Braintree, MA, on August 27-29,1997, to attend the Pursuit Driving Instructor Re-Certification Class. There will be no additional cost to the State.

    O. SAFETY - Requests permission for State Police Sergeant Herbert West and State Police Corporal Michael Houle, or designee, to travel to Rochester, NY, on September 21-26, 1997, to attend the SWAT II: Advanced Tactical and Hostage Rescue training. Total Cost: $1,725.00. Source of Funds: 81% Highway & 19% Turnpike Funds.

    P. SAFETY - Requests permission for State Police Lieutenant John Stevens, or designee, to travel to Quantico, VA, on September 28 - December 12, 1997, to attend the FBI National Academy. Permission is also requested for a waiver to exceed the 300 mile radius by State vehicle. Also a cash advance of $2,050.00 Iis requested for Lieutenant John Stevens. Total Cost: $2,050.00. Source of Funds: 81% Highway & 19% Turnpike

    Q. SAFETY - Requests permission for State Police Troopers Joseph McHugh, Cheryl Nedeau, and Scott Phillips, or designee, to travel to New Braintree, MA, on September 15-26, 1997, to attend the Pursuit Driving Instructor Certification Class. Total Cost: $750.00. Source of Funds: 81% Highway & 19% Turnpike Funds.

    R. TABLED - The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Normand, seconded by Councilor Spaulding voted to TABLE - SWEEPSTAKES - Requests permission for Rick Wisler, Director, Howard Keegan, J. Richard Higgins, Gary Kiedaisch, Commissioners, Georges Roy, Administrator and Douglas Parker, Manager, or designee, to travel to Boston, MA, on September 28 - October 1, 1997, to attend the North American Association of State & Provincial Lotteries Educational Conference. No additional cost to the State. All expenses will be paid by the Tri-State Commission in the amount of $9,500.00.

    S. SWEEPSTAKES - Requests permission for Helen Flanagan, Lotterery Representative and Laurent Landry, Field Representative, or designee, to travel to Springfield, MA, on September 11-29, 1997, to attend the Eastern States Exposition. Total Cost $4,500.00. Source of Funds: 100% Sweepstakes Funds.

    T. TRANSPORTATION - Requests permission for Jack Ferns, Director, and Ronald Wanner, Chief Operations, or designee, to travel to Tulsa, OK, on September 5-10, 1997, to attend the National Association of State Aviation Officials. Total Cost $2,200.00. Source of Funds: 43.7% General & 56.3% Federal Funds.

    U. TREASURY - Requests permission for Georgie Thomas, State Treasurer, and Michael Ablowich, Chief Deputy State Treasurer, or designee, to travel to Burlington, VT, on August 10-13, 1997, to attend the Northeast Region Treasures conference. Total Cost: $500.00. Source of Funds: 100% General Funds.

    DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES
    #179 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, authorized request of Robert Sachs to construct a stone wall, granite steps and to construct a perched beach on property located at Captain's Walk Long Island, Lake Winnipesaukee, Moultonborough.

    LATE ITEMS

    DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES
    A. The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Normand, authorized to appoint Raymond S. Burton as a designee of the Executive Council to hold a hearing on the attached proposal for the refinancing of existing indebtedness, construction, renovation and purchase of equipment project in connection with Dartmouth College, Dartmouth, NH.

    DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES
    B. The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Normand, authorized the request of Paul and Marilyn Mayewski to construct a permanent pier on pilings with a seasonal ramp and float, Great Bay, Durham.

    DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES
    C. The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized to accept the Report and Findings of Ruth L. Griffin with regard to a project with the NH Catholic Charities of Dover, NH.

    D. The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized the meeting dates for the period of September through December, 1997 as follows:

    Thursday, September 4, 1997 10:00 a.m. State House
    Monday, September 15, 1997 2:00 p.m. State House

    Wednesday, October 8, 1997 10:00 a.m. State House
    Wednesday, October 22, 1997 10:00 a.m. State House

    Wednesday, November 6, 1997 10:00 a.m. State House
    Wednesday, November 19, 1997 10:00 a.m. State House

    Wednesday, December 3, 1997 10:00 a.m. State House
    Wednesday, December 17, 1997 10:00 a.m. State House

    The next regular meeting of the Governor and Executive Council will be August 20, 1997 in Concord at the State House.

    The Honorable Board then adjourned.

     

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