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August 12, 1998
 

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GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MINUTES
Belknap Mill, Laconia
August 12, 1998
11:00 a.m.
#14

The Governor and Executive Council convened at 11:00 a.m. with all being present.

The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Griffin, accepted the minutes of July 15, 1998.

The Governor and Executive Council accepted with regret and thanks for service rendered, the following resignations:

JUDICAL COUNCIL
William A. Fischel, Hanover
Effective: Auguust 19, 1998

NEW HAMPSHIRE STATE COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN
Darlene M. Goodin, New Boston
Effective: Upon acceptance of resignation

The Governor and Executive Council accepted the resignation of:

NEW HAMPSHIRE STATE PORT AUTHORITY
Edward D. Hause, Lincolnville, ME
Effective: Upon acceptance of resignation

The Governor and Executive Council confirmed the following appointments:

ADULT PAROLE BOARD
Thomas J. Hammond, Center Barnstead
Succeeding: William Hopkins, Plymouth (reached term limit)
Effective: August 12, 1998
TERM: July 1, 2003

AIR RESOURCES COUNCIL
Robert W. Pickering, Concord
(Steam Power Generating Industry)
Succeeding: Lawrence Frederick, Nashua
Effective: August 12, 1998
TERM: October 24, 2001

BOARD OF BARBERING, COSMETOLOGY & ESTHETICS
Sally A. Wells, Milford
(Cosmetologist)
Reappointment
Effective: August 12, 1998
TERM: July 1, 2003

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY
Donald R. Jutton, Moultonborough
(Small Business)
Reappointment
Effective: August 12, 1998
TERM: July 1, 2003

STATE BOARD OF DENTAL EXAMINERS
Ronald J. Hrinda, DMD, Derry
Reappointment
Effective: August 12, 1998
TERM: July 15, 2003

ENHANCED 911 COMMISSION
Thomas F. Powers, Keene
(Nominated by NH Association of Chiefs of Police)
Reappointment
Effective: August 12, 1998
TERM: July 8, 2001

STATE HISTORICAL RESOURCES COUNCIL
Jason Hoch, Littleton
(Planning)
Succeeding: Marvis Mellen, Nashua
Effective: August 12, 1998
TERM: December 10, 2002

NEW HAMPSHIRE HOUSING FINANCE AUTHORITY
Ellen Gordon, Intervale
(public member)
Succeeding: Stephen Colby, Lisbon
Effective: August 12, 1998
TERM: July 1, 2003

JOINT PROMOTIONAL PROGRAM SCREENING COMMMITTEE
Glen French, Exeter
(Chambers of Commerce)
Reappointment
Effective: August 12, 1998
TERM: July 13, 2001

Brett St. Clair, Dunbarton
(Member at large)
Succeeding: Ian Wilson, Durham
Effective: August 12, 1998
TERM: July 13, 2001

NEW MOTOR VEHICLE ARBITRATION BOARD
David Poitras, Pemroke
(Alternate-knowledgeable in Auto Mechanics)
Succeeding: Joseph Mitchell, Nashua
Effective: August 12, 1998
TERM: May 26, 2001

PASSENGER TRAMWAY SAFETY BOARD
Robert Hoyt, East Madison
(Cable Lift)
Reappointment
Effective: August 12, 1998
TERM: June 20, 2002

REAL ESTATE APPRAISER BOARD
Louis C. Manias, Concord
(Real Estate Appraiser)
Effective: August 12, 1998
TERM: August 12, 2001

Gordon L. Maynard, Nashua
(Real Estate Appraiser)
Effective: August 12, 1998
TERM: August 12, 1999

Theresa Simkevich, Bristol
(Real Estate Appraiser)
Effective: August 12, 1998
TERM: August 12, 2000

Kenneth D. Wells, Lebanon
(Representative of NH lending institution)
Effective: August 12, 1998
TERM: August 12, 2001

The Governor nominated the following:

DIRECTOR OF AERONAUTICS: DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
Jack W. Ferns, Pembroke
(Nominated by the Commissioner)
Reappointment
Effective: upon confirmation
TERM: August 20,2002

AIR RESOURCES COUNCIL
Muriel Lajoie, Concord
(Manufacturing Component of Industry)
Succeeding: Allan B. Silber, Nashua
Effective: upon confirmation
TERM: November 21, 2002

AVIATION USERS ADVISORY BOARD
Gregory S. Franklin, Etna
(General Aviation)
Succeeding: Don Allen, Jefferson (reached term limit)
Effective: upon confirmation
TERM: April 23, 2002

ADVISORY PANEL ON CANCER AND CHRONIC DISEASES
Alice Ziegra Calvert, Alton
(Belknap County)
Reappointment
Effective: upon confirmation
TERM: August 20, 2002

CANNON MOUNTAIN ADVISORY COMMISSION
Philip T. Gravink, Jackson
Effective: upon confirmation
TERM: January 1, 2000

Susan McLane, Concord
Effective: upon confirmation
TERM: January 1, 2000

Jere A. Peabody, Franconia
Effective: upon confirmation
TERM: January 1, 2000

COMPENSATION APPEALS BOARD
Mary Ann Ashcroft, Derry
(Employers/Insurers)
Succeeding: David Whalen, Manchester
Effective: upon confirmation
TERM: February 9, 2002

EMERGENCY SHELTER AND HOMELESS COORDINATION COMMISSION
Harold Acres, Nashua
(Business and Industry)
Effective: upon confirmation
TERM: 2 years from date of confirmation

Sharon Drake, Loudon
Effective: upon confirmation
TERM: 2 years from date of confirmation

Dorothy Kasik, Portsmouth
Effective: upon confirmation
TERM: 2 years from date of confirmation

Msgr. John P. Quinn, Manchester
Effective: upon confirmation
TERM: 2 year from date of confirmation

Maria Skaperdas, Manchester
Effective: upon confirmation
TERM: 2 years from date of confirmation

BOARD OF ENGINEERS
Edward S. Kelly, Bedford
Reappointment
Effective: upon confirmation
TERM: August 21, 2003

BOARD OF REGISTRATION OF FUNERAL DIRECTORS AND EMBALMERS
Daniel J. Healy, Manchester
Succeeding: Daniel L. Keaveny, Peterborough (reached term limit)
Effective: upon confirmation
TERM: June 13, 2003

NEW HAMPSHIRE COMMISSION FOR HUMAN RIGHTS
Charlene F. Clinton, Derry
Succeeding: Ralph Brickett, Concord
Effective: upon confirmation
TERM: January 1, 2003

BOARD OF LAND SURVEYORS
Donald G. Blanchard, Henniker
Succeeding: William Bean, Jr., Peterborough
Effective: upon confirmation
TERM: August 12, 2003

LAKES MANAGEMENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Diane L. Eadie, Kingston
(Member of a Conservation Commission)
Reappointment
Effective: upon confirmation
TERM: August 22, 2001

MUNICIPAL RECORDS BOARD
David R. Proper, Keene
(Professional Historian)
Reappointment
Effective: upon confirmation
TERM: August 18, 2001

NEW MOTOR VEHICLE ARBITRATION BOARD
Mark Washburn, Loudon
(Knowledgeable in Auto Mechanics)
Succeeding: Donald Crate, Sr., Enfield (reached term limit)
Effective: upon confirmation
TERM: August 28, 2001

ADVISORY COUNCIL ON OPHTHALMIC DISPENSING
C. Richard Irving, Laconia
(Ophthalmic dispenser-nominated by Commissioner)
Succeeding: Francis R. Perreault, Concord
(reached term limit)
Effective: upon confirmation
TERM: January 31, 2001

PASSENGER TRAMWAY SAFETY BOARD
Stanley Judge, Shelburne
(Surface Lift)
Reappointment
Effective: upon confirmation
TERM: June 20, 2001

POLICE COMMISSION
Maurice L. Arel, Nashua (d)
Reappointment
Effective: September 1, 1998
TERM: September 1, 2001

PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION
Nancy Brockway, Roslindale, MA
Succeeding: Bruce B. Ellsworh, Contoocook
Effective: upon confirmation
TERM: July 1, 2003

COMMISSIONER: DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
George Bald, Somersworth
Succeeding: Robb Thomson, Wolfeboro
Effective: September 24, 1998
TERM: April 1, 2002

NEW HAMPSHIRE RETIREMENT SYSTEM BOARD OF TRUSTEES
David B. Goldstein, Auburn
(Nominated by New Hampshire Police Association)
Reappointment
Effective: upon confirmation
TERM: July 1, 1999

Dale K. Robinson, Manchester
(Nominated by New Hampshire Police Association)
Reappointment
Effective: upon confirmation
TERM: July 1, 2000

BOARD OF MANAGERS OF THE NEW HAMPSHIRE VETERANS' HOME
Dana A. Welch, Penacook
(Member of recognized and chartered veterans service organization)
Effective: upon confirmation
TERM: August 26, 2000

WATER COUNCIL
Malcolm R. Butler, Bradford
(Treatment Plant Operator)
Reappointment
Effective: upon confirmation
TERM: August 22, 2002

WATER TREATMENT PLAN ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Sheldon E. Towne, Whitefield
(representing consumers from a town with a population of less than 5,000)
Reappointment
Effective: upon confirmation
TERM: June 25, 2002

NOTE: ITEM #159 Department of Safety was inadvertently omitted from the July 15, 1998 minutes. The item read as follows: Authorized to enter a five-year agreement with NBS Imaging Systems, Inc. of Fort Wayne, Indiana, in the amount of $3,314,987.00, for preparation of driver licenses, special identification cards, and non-driver identification cards.

BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY

#1 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Griffin, authorized to hold a Public Hearing with respect to the financing of an industrial facility by the Business Finance Authority for RIVCO Realty Inc. located in Concord, NH. Action will authorize a Resolution under RSA 162-1:9 to determine the financing will serve a public use, provide public benefit and are within the policy and authority of the Act. A roll call vote as 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 12, 1998 IN THE BELKNAP MILL, LACONIA

At 10:55 a.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 RIVCO Realty, Inc. in Concord (Penacook) and declared that the public hearing on the subject had commenced. She said that she and the members of the Council had received documentation and information with respect to the project. The Governor said that the meeting would then hear anyone wishing to speak on the subject. Jack Donovan, Executive Director of the Authority, stated that the Authority had approved the financing and recommended that the Governor and Council make the required findings under RSA 162-I:9. He also briefly explained the project, emphasized that the credit of the State was not involved and introduced David Fries, attorney for the Borrower, and Lynn Bartley, President of Riverside Millwork Co. Mr. Donovan also reported that a public hearing with respect to the Bonds and the Project was held earlier this morning at the offices of the Authority and that no one appeared at the hearing. 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-I:9 WITH RESPECT TO THE FINANCING OF AN INDUSTRIAL FACILITY BY THE BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY FOR RIVCO REALTY, INC. IN CONCORD (PENACOOK)" and moved its adoption, which was seconded by Councilor Burton. After discussion of the resolution, the Governor called for a vote on the motion. Those voting in favor were: the Governor and Councilor Burton, Councilor Spaulding, Councilor Griffin, Councilor Normand, and Councilor 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 162I:9 WITH RESPECT TO THE FINANCING OF AN INDUSTRIAL FACILITY BY THE BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY FOR RIVCO REALTY, INC. IN CONCORD (PENACOOK)

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 162I:9 with respect to the financing of an industrial facility for RIVCO Realty, Inc. (the "Borrower") in Concord (Penacook) by the Authority's issue of up to $2,400,000 Bonds under RSA 162I (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: v(1) The Project (which when completed will constitute the "Facility") consists of the acquisition of 21.5 acres of land, the acquisition and renovation of an approximately 211,000 square foot facility thereon and the equipping therefor located at 77 Merrimack Street in the City of Concord (Penacook), such facility to be owned by RIVCO Realty, Inc. and leased to Riverside Millwork Co., Inc. (formerly RIVCO, Inc.) for use by Riverside Millwork Co., Inc. in the manufacture, assembly and distribution of various millwork products such as windows, doors, kitchens, moldings, pine boards and stair components. The Project is within the definition of "Industrial facility" in RSA 162I (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 New Hampshire.

(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 AND MORTGAGE AGREEMENT (which is a combined financing document and security document, hereinafter called the "Agreement") contains 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 Bond proceeds or from funds received under the Agreement, exclusive of funds received thereunder by the Authority for its own use;

(4) The Agreement does 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 162I: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 12, 1998

#2 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized to hold a Public Hearing with respect to the financing of an industrial facility by the Business Finance for AndCorp Realty Trust located in Salem, NH. Action will authorize a Resolution under RSA 162-I: 9 to determine the financing will serve a public use, provide public benefit and are within the policy and authority of the Act. A roll call vote as 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 12, 1998 IN THE BELKNAP MILL, LACONIA

At 10:58 a.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 AndCorp Realty Trust and Andover Corporation in Salem 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. Jack Donovan, Executive Director of the Authority, briefly explained the project, emphasized that the credit of the State was not involved and introduced Carl Croce, attorney for the Borrower, and Richard Bennett, President of Andover Corporation. Mr. Donovan also reported that a public hearing with respect to the Bonds and the Project was held earlier this morning at the offices of the Authority and that no one appeared at the hearing. 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-I:9 WITH RESPECT TO THE FINANCING OF AN INDUSTRIAL FACILITY BY THE BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY FOR ANDCORP REALTY TRUST AND ANDOVER CORPORATION IN SALEM" and moved its adoption, which was seconded by Councilor Burton. After discussion of the resolution, the Governor called for a vote on the motion. Those voting in favor were: the Governor and Councilor Burton, Councilor Spaulding, Councilor Griffin, Councilor Normand, and Councilor 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 ANDCORP REALTY TRUST AND ANDOVER CORPORATION IN SALEM

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 AndCorp Realty Trust ("AndCorp") and Andover Corporation ("Andover") (collectively, the "Borrowers") in Salem by the Authority's making of up to $1,500,000 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 construction of an approximately 22,000 square foot two-story addition to, and the equipping of, an existing manufacturing facility located at 4 Commercial Drive in the Town of Salem, such facility to be owned by AndCorp and leased to Andover for use by Andover in the manufacture of optical light filters. 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 New Hampshire.

(b) General findings:

(1) The Project and the proposed financing of the Project are feasible;

(2) The Borrowers have the skills and financial resources necessary to operate the Facility successfully;

(3) The Loan Agreement (Real Estate), Escrow Agreement (Real Estate), Loan Agreement (Equipment) and Escrow Agreement (Equipment)(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 12, 1998

OFFICE OF STATE PLANNING

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#3 Authorized to accept additional federal funds in the amount of $72,319. and to authorized the Director of Accounting Services to adjust the budget as specified in resolution dated August 12, 1998.

#4 Authorized agreement with the Town of Littleton, NH, in the amount of $12,000, through June 30, 1999, under the Community Development Block Grant to enable the Town to assist the Kindercenter (a not-for-profit day care provider) assess the area need for child care services.

#5 Authorized agreement with the Town of Charlestown, NH, in the amount of $497,955.00, through June 30, 2000, under the Community Development Block Grant to construct a new access road into the town-owned CEDA Industrial Park.

#6 Authorized agreement with the Town of Wakefield, NH, in the amount of $350,000.00, through December 31, 1999, under the Community Development Block Grant to acquire and renovate the former historic Union Village Hotel, for use as a social service facility.

#7 Authorized agreement with the Town of Campton, NH, in the amount of $350,000. through December 31, 1999, under the Community Development Block Grant to assist the Beebe River Village District with design and construction of water and wastewater system improvements including: water meters and shutoffs, well repair, new well installation, new water storage facility, wastewater pumping station upgrade, and new subsurface leach field installation.

#8 Authorized agreement with the Town of Epping, in the amount of $330,000. through December 31, 1999, under the Community Development Block Grant for renovation and conversion of the former historic Watson Academy into a social service center for low and moderate income families.

#9 Authorized agreement with the Town of Bradford, NH, in the amount of $260,000. through December 31, 1999, under the Community Development Block Grant for renovating a vacant historic school building located on Main Street, to operate an intergenerational community center.

#10 Authorized agreement with Grafton County, NH, in the amount of $500,000. through December 31, 2000, under the Community Development Block Grant in order to provide the first year of assistance to the New Hampshire Community Loan Fund to provide microenterprise development assistance to low and moderate income entrepreneurs.

#11 Authorized agreement with Cheshire County, NH, in the amount of $500,000. through December 31, 1999, under the Community Development Block Grant to assist Keene East Side Senior Housing Associates Limited Partnership, a private non-profit developer, with the acquisition and rehabilitation of the Beaver Mill building in order to provide 30 units of congregate elderly housing.

#12 Authorized agreement with the City of Dover, NH, in the amount of $24,750.00, through December 31, 1998, to address the bacterial contamination sources identified in the 1997 NHEP publication, "An Investigation of Water Quality in New Hampshire Estuaries". Raw sewage discharges to the Cocheco River from sanitary/storm sewer cross-connections were identified as the primary, dry-weather bacteria source in downtown Dover.

#13 Authorized agreement with the Town of Epping, NH, in the amount of $3,938.00, through December 31, 1998, to initiate a Lamprey River Watershed data collection and education effort aimed at fostering awareness among upland land owners of the correlation between land use and coastal water quality.

#14 Authorized agreement with the Town of North Hampton, NH, in the amount of $18,750.00, through March 31, 1999, in order to implement Phase one of a larger effort to restore adequate tidal flushing to the 150-acre Little River salt marsh.

#15 Authorized agreement with the University of New Hampshire, in the amount of $40,000. through June 30, 1999, to follow up on unresolved questions and recommendations from previous pollution studies in New Hampshire's coastal area by conducting detailed water and sediment sampling at various points along the tidal Cocheco and Squamscott Rivers.

#16 Not used.

#17 Authorized agreement with North Country Council, Inc., 107 Blessmer Road, Bethlehem, NH, for $15,000. through December 31, 1999 to assist the Office of State Planning and the Dept. of Transportation in the conduct of two pilot projects in the Route 16 Corridor communities of Albany and Madison. These projects would implement land use regulation changes, and highway access management procedures.

#17A Authorized to enter into an agreement with the Central New Hampshire Regional Planning Commission, 12 Cross Street, Penacook, NH through June 30, 1999, in the amount of $22,150.00. This funding will enable the Commission to continue their efforts to address local, municipal and regional planning issues.

#18 Authorized agreement with Upper Valley Lake Sunapee Regional Planning Commission, 77 Bank Street, Lebanon, NH, in the amount of $22,204.00, through June 30,1999 to enable the UVLSRPC to prepare zoning maps for selected municipalities, continue to produce newsletters for statewide distribution and provide local technical assistance and training to member communities.

#19 Authorized agreement with the Lakes Region Planning Commission, 103 main Street, Suite 3, Meredith, NH, in the amount of $25,889.00, through June 30, 1999, to enable the Commission to continue the digitizing of local zoning and other maps onto the geographic information system for member communities and to provide technical assistance and training for local land use boards.

#20 Authorized agreement with Rockingham Planning Commission, 121 Water Street, Exeter, NH, in the amount of $26,449.00, through June 30, 1999, to enable the Commission to continue expanding its geographic information system database to include preparation of regional coverage's of land use, assist communities by providing training sessions for planning boards; and fund specific local planning projects based on project description, demonstrated need, and availability of local match.

#21 Authorized agreement with the New Hampshire State Port Authority, in the amount of $40,941.00, through June 30, 1999, to prepare a resource protection plan for the Hampton/Seabrook harbor which involves all of he harbor's stakeholders and addresses the chronic problems of this area.

#22 Authorized Memorandum of Agreement with the University of New Hampshire, Dept. of Natural Resources, in the amount of $5,000. through December 31, 1998, to assist the University in a research effort aimed at determining whether or not there is a difference in water quality between storm-water systems that include resident water during dry weather periods and those storm-water systems that do not.

#23 Authorized Memorandum of Agreement with the University of New Hampshire, Cooperative Extension Sea Grant Program, in the amount of $18,494. to assist Sea Grant in their effort to restore a once productive clam flat in the Hampton/Seabrook Estuary by removing and relocating mussels which have colonized the flat.

#24 Authorized to AMEND an existing agreement with the Town of Bethlehem, NH [initially approved September 4, 1997 (Item #4)] by increasing the price limitation by $134,378. for a new total of $484,378. and by changing the end date to December 31, 1998.

#25 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY amend existing agreement with the Town of Greenville, NH, [initially approved June 25, 1997 (Item #9)], by extending the completion date from June 30, 1998 to December 31, 1998.

#26 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY amend existing agreement with the City of Berlin, NH, [initially approved January 31, 1996 (Item #8)], by extending the project completion date from June 30, 1997 to December 31, 1998. No additional funds required.

#26A Authorized agreement with the Belknap County, NH in the amount of $1,000,000. through December 31, 2000, under the Community Development Block Grant, $20,000. is to administer the grant and a sub-grant $980,000. to the Belknap County Economic Development Council. The BCEDC will lend $980,000 of the funds to DM Management Company for the purchase of machinery and equipment needed for the business' expansion at the new facility in Tilton, NH.

DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#27 Authorized Bureau of General Services to enter into contract with MCI Telecommunications Corp., 650 Elm Street, Manchester, NH, in an amount no to exceed $2,000,000. to provide the State with Interstate long distance, 800 and calling card services at an estimated total savings of $461,460. over the term of the contract.

#28 Authorized Bureau of Court Facilities to enter into lease agreement with the Town of Plaistow, at the monthly rate of $2442, from August 1, 1998 through July 31, 1999, for office and courtroom space located on Main Street in Plaistow, NH.

#29 Authorized Bureau of Court Facilities to enter into RETROACTIVE lease agreement with the City of Keene, at the monthly rate of $3,574.34, from July 1, 1998 through June 30, 2003, for office and courtroom space located on 3 Washington Street, Keene NH.

#30 Authorized approval of quarterly revised schedule and status report of Capital Budget Projects authorizedd under Chapter 359, Laws of 1993; Chapters 230 and 382 Laws of 1994; Chapter 309, Laws of 1995; Chapters 310, 190 and 235 Laws of 1996 and chapter 349, Laws of 1997.

#30A Authorized Bureau of General services to enter into contract with Bay State Computer Group, 52 Roland Street, Boston MA, for a maximum price limitation over the term of the contract of $775,649.00, through April 10, 2001, to provide the State with WAN Management Services allowing the State to install and maintain a State Wide Area Network, connecting agencies for E-mail, internet access and interagency communications.

#30B Authorized approval of Supplemental Report and Findings of Councilor Bernard A. Streeter, Jr. with regard to a certain refinancing of existing indebtedness project with the Cheshire Medical Center of Keene, NH.

COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN

#31 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Griffin, authorized to accept and place on file copy of the July 1, 1995-June 30, 1997 Biennial Report of The New Hampshire Commission on the Status of Women.

DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL AFFAIRS

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#32 Authorized Dept. of Cultural Resources, Div. Of Libraries (State Library) to accept and expend a grant in the amount of $20,000. from the Bell Atlantic Foundation to equip a "mobile" training lab. Laptop computers will be used to conduct training sessions in libraries and with library groups statewide.

#33 Authorized Dept. of Cultural Resources, Div. Of Libraries to expend $100,000. for FY 99 automated library and information services provided by the New England Library and Information Network. SOLE SOURCE

#34 Authorized Blanket-Out-of-State travel (not to exceed $175.) for up to four personnel of the Div. Of Historical Resources for the period ending October 7, 1998, to cover preparation and participation in the 1998 Eastern States Exposition in West Springfield, MA

#34A Authorized request of the NH State Library to continue a Librarian III position through June 30, 1999, as specified in letter dated June 18, 1998. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE ADMINISTRATION

#35 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, authorized to amend existing agreement with Bert Whittemore Revocable Trust of 1993, [initial contract approved May 13, 1998 Late Item "B".], to change the amount from $69,531. to $92,020. and the completion date from June 22, 1998 to September 30, 1998., in conjunction with the new office building located at 45 Chenell Drive, Concord.

TREASURY DEPARTMENT

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#36 Authorized to distribute funds, accrued from unclaimed property, to the General Fund and to the Counties for the report year 1994 as per schedule attached to letter of July 22, 1998.

#37 Authorized to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated and to issue a check in the amount of $16.00 as indicated in letter dated July 2, 1998.

#38 Authorized to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated and to issue checks totaling the amount of $26, 310.78 as indicated in letter dated July 29, 1998.

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

#39 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Streeter, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized to accept and place on file copy of July 1, 1997 to June 30, 1998 Annual Report of The Board of Veterinary Medicine.

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#40 Authorized to accept and expend a grant in the amount of $36,000. from the federal Office of Victims of Crime, through September 30, 1999, to provide assistance to the innocent victims of crime for financial losses due to personal injury.

#41 TABLED-The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Normand, seconded by Councilor Griffin, voted to TABLE the request of the Attorney General to accept a gift of $25,000. from Optima Health to help pay for an independent financial review of its ongoing study of the financial viability of the two community hospitals in Manchester.

#42 Authorized to grant funds to the Department of Corrections, in the amount of $40,118. for the period September 1, 1998 to June 30, 1999 to provide continuation funding to the Dept. in support of their Victim Advocate position for Corrections. This position provides support to victims of offenders who are under Dept. of Corrections' supervision.

#43 Authorized salary increment to Assistant Attorney General Christopher H.M. Carter of $2,585. and to Assistant Attorney General Anne M. Edwards of $2,587 effective August 20, 1998.

#44 Authorized salary increment to Assistant Attorney General Patrick E. Donovan of $2,587. effective August 28, 1998 and to Assistant Attorney General John C. Kissinger, Jr., of $2,587 effective August 25, 1998.

#45 Authorized the Attorney General to reappoint the following individuals to the Victims Assistance Commission: Dr. Katherine Little, Lyme Center, Jo Davidson, M.S., Hollis, Frank Greaney, Bedford, Ann M. Rice, Esquire, Concord, and Kenneth Williams, Henniker. The terms of appointment shall be for three years from date of approval.

#46 DENIED-The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, and seconded by Councilor Burton voted to DENY the petition of Michael Merrill Davis requesting a pardon hearing for the offense of Theft to be granted.

OFFICE OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#47 Authorized to accept and expend Disaster Assistance funds from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, in the amount of $2,937,213. through January 30, 2002, for damages resulting from flooding on June 12, 1998 through July 2, 1998.

#48 Authorized to accept and expend Mitigation Assistance Program funds from the Federal Emergency Management Agency in the amount of $105,185 through June 30, 1999, to help the State develop and implement comprehensive, all-hazards mitigation programs and to provide assistance to other organizations for approved mitigation projects.

#49 Authorized to accept and expend funds from the Federal Emergency Management Agency in the amount of $34,500. Through December 31, 1998, to administer hazardous materials training programs for compliance with the Superfund Amendment Reauthorization Act (SARA) of 1986.

#50 Authorized to enter into a service contract with radio station LB New Hampshire, Inc., d/b/a WKNE AM/FM, Keene, NH, in the amount of $24,000.00 for the period August 14, 1998 through August 13, 1999. The NHOEM has designated radio station LB New Hampshire, Inc., d/b/a/ WKNE AM/FM Keene as the gateway station for the broadcast of emergency messages to the threat area in either actual or impending radiological emergencies.

#51 Authorized out of state travel throughout the New England area for the first quarter of fiscal year 1999.

NEW HAMPSHIRE PARI-MUTUEL COMMISSION

#52 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, authorized to enter into a maintenance service contract with Finnigan Mat, in the amount of $24,075.00, effective July 10, 1998 through July 19, 1999, for repairs on Model 1020B Gas Chromotograph, Mass Spectrophotometer and Data System, at the State Laboratory Building, Hazen Drive, Concord

HIGHWAY SAFETY AGENCY

#53 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized to enter into a contractual agreement in the amount of $5,450.00 with parents Against Speeding Teens, through September 30, 1998, to conduct educational program aimed at making young drivers aware of the responsibilities and risks of driving. SOLE SOURCE

INSURANCE DEPARTMENT

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#54 Authorized to enter into a RETROACTIVE lease agreement in the amount of $74,160 for FY99; $84,647.28 for FY00-02 and $56,431.52 for FY03, with Pasquale F. Alosa from July 1, 1998 to February 28, 2003, with a 2 year extension for office space at 169 Manchester Street, Concord, NH.

#55 Authorized an annual salary increment to Charles N. Blossom, Commissioner, RETROACTIVE to August 1, 1998, from step 4, Group R, $73,297.00 to step 5, Group R, $76,532.00.

#56 Authorized requests for the Insurance Commissioner and his staff to attend meetings of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners for actual and necessary travel and related expenses incurred. Permission is requested to cover all meetings called on this basis of the Association, its committees, subcommittees, hearings and other official activities for the period through September 30, 1998.

LIQUOR COMMISSION

#57 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, authorized to enter into an initial lease agreement with the Floyd F. Otto, Jr. Irrevocable Trust in the amount of $39,233. FY1999, for a period of 5 years commencing September 1, 1998, ending August 31, 2003, for office space for the Bureau of Enforcement and Licensing at 8 Commercial Street, Concord, NH.

PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#58 Authorized to enter into contract with High Point Communications Group, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $1,768,810.00 through January 1, 2001, to implement a public education program on restructuring of the electric industry.

#59 Authorized to AMEND contract CE211105 with Ben Johnson Associates, Inc., by increasing the contract price from $107,680.00 to an amount not to exceed $114,680.00 and extending the termination date from August 30, 1998 to December 31, 1998.

#60 Authorized to reimburse moving expenses not to exceed $4,000.00 for Mr. Gary Epler, General Counsel.

#61 Authorized to accept a gift on behalf of the State in the amount of $768.00 for travel related expenses incurred on July 15-16, 1998. Commissioner Bruce B. Ellsworth traveled to the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners Subcommittee on Association and Finance organization meeting in Washington, D.C., with the cost of transportation, meals and lodging paid for by NARUC.

#62 Authorized to accept a gift on behalf of the State in the amount of $642.50 for travel related expenses incurred on August 9-11, 1998. Commissioner Bruce B. Ellsworth traveled to the Gas Research Institute Board of Directors/Advisory Council Meeting in Oak Brook, Illinois, with the cost of transportation, meals and lodging paid for by the Gas Research Institute.

#63 Authorized to accept a gift on behalf of the State in the amount of $250.00 for travel related expenses. Chairman Douglas L. Patch will be traveling to the 1998 Annual Meeting of the Telephone Association of New England in New Hampshire, with cost of meals and lodging paid for by TANE.

OFFICE OF THE CONSUMER ADVOCATE

#64 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, authorized Blanket Out-of State travel with minimum incidental expenses for more than one person for the first quarter FY 99.

DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#65 Authorized to accept with thanks, a donation of a computer with an estimated value of $200.00 from Charlie Adair, 7 Shadow Lane, Amherst, NH.

#66 Authorized to accept with thanks three bags of new toys from Marge Lydon at the Belknap County Association for the Family and Community Education, Barbara Boulevard, Laconia, NH. The approximate worth is $200.

#67 Authorized contract with George E. Brown, MSW, Old Lyme, CT, in an amount not to exceed $15,820.00 through June 30, 1999, to conduct computerized polygraph examinations of sex offenders and provide supervision as needed for the NH DOC staff PDD operator. SOLE SOURCE

#68 WITHDRAWN BY AGENCY-Authorize to add as a Dietary Consultant Angela M. Burr, 90 Manor Road, Concord, NH, for the Fiscal Year 1999. Funds are available to support the request.

#69 Authorized to continue Position #8T003, Corrections Counselor/Case Manager on a full-time temporary basis, contingent upon available funding.

#69A Authorized to establish three (3) Corrections/Case Manager positions through June 30, 1999, as specified in letter dated June 9, 1998. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

#69B Authorized request to continue a Program Specialist III-PDD Operator position through June 30, 1999, as specified in letter dated June 9, 1998. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

EMPLOYMENT SECURITY

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#70 Authorized to accept and expend additional funds with the Dept. of Health and Human Services, Div. Of Family Assistance in the amount of $599,808.32 through June 30, 1999, for the NH Employment Program, The Food Stamp Program, and Wage Record/Benefit Crossmatch Services as indicated in letter of July 8, 1998.

#71 Authorized to enter into a service agreement with Jani-King of Boston, Inc. in the amount of $12,900.00 annually through June 30, 2001, to provide janitorial services for NHES's Salem Job and Information Center.

#71A Authorized to enter into a service agreement with Eckhardt & Johnson Inc. in the amount of $9,000.00 annually through June 30, 2001, for HVAC maintenance at NHES'S Salem Job and Information Center.

#72 Authorized to enter into a service agreement with NEC Business Communications Systems, Inc. in the amount not to exceed $30,000.00 annually through June 30, 2001 for NEC telephone system services at the Department of Employment Security's administrative offices. SOLE SOURCE

#73 Authorized to enter into a service agreement with Pitney Bowes, Inc. in the amount of $60,000.00 through June 30, 1999 for mail machine and software maintenance services at the Dept. of Employment Security's offices statewide. SOLE SOURCE

#74 Authorized to enter into a service agreement with Consolidated Electric, Inc. in the amount of $10,000.00 annually through June 30, 2001, for electrical services at NHES's Manchester Administrative and Local Job and Information Center offices.

#75 Authorized to enter into a service agreement with NEC Business Communications Systems, Inc. in the amount not to exceed $15,000.00 annually through June 30, 2001 for NEC telephone system services at the Department of Employment Security's administrative and local offices in Manchester.

FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#76 Authorized to accept $41,000.00 from U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Endangered and Threatened Wildlife Species Funds with disbursement as indicated in letter of July 25, 1998.

#77 Authorized to accept and budget $111,100 in FY 1999 Sport Fish and Wildlife Restoration funds and to allocate funds as indicated in letter of July 23, 1998.

#77A Authorized request to transfer $43,135 and establish one (1) Supervisor III position and one (1) Supervisor of Volunteers position through June 30, 1999, as specified in letter dated July 14, 1998. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#78 Authorized to accept and expend $218,993.00 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the State Office of Emergency Management in order to reimburse expenses for mitigating ice storm related damage throughout the State's trails and forests.

#79 Authorized Div. of Parks and Recreation to accept and expend the following donations received for the State Park Benches program. Anne Melvin $150.00, Richard & Jenny Greenleaf $150.00.

#80 Authorized Div. of Parks and Recreation, Trails Bureau to accept a supplemental allocation of federal funds of $267,875 from the United States Dept. of Transportation under the Recreational Trails Program. The purpose is to establish a program of allocating funds to the States for the development and maintenance of recreations trails and trail-related projects.

#81 Authorized Div. of Parks and Recreation to accept a cash donation of $50,000.00 from Annette B. Cottrell of Exeter, NH. This money represents funds for the maintenance and support of Odiorne Point State Park.

#82 Authorized Div. of Forest and Lands to transfer funds from the John Elwyn Stone Trust Fund Control Account in the amount of $29,724.00 and for the Div. of Forests and Lands to receive and disburse the funds as indicated in letter of July 24, 1998.

#83 Authorized Div. of Parks and Recreation to enter into a service agreement with Sno.engineering, Inc., Littleton, NH in an amount not to exceed $48,750. for the Master Development Plan for Cannon Mountain and the Mittersill Slopes in Franconia Notch State Park.

#84 Authorized to renew service contract with Computers Etc. of Manchester, NH in the amount of $15,213.55 plus time and material charges as needed for equipment not covered under the agreement. Time and material charges will be $45.00 per hour. Contract is through June 30, 1999 for the Department's personal computer equipment.

#85 Authorized to enter into service agreements removal at the State Parks, in the amounts and by the companies specified in letter of July 21, 1998.

#86 Authorized Office of Business and Industrial Development to renew a contract with Barradas, Yeaton & Wold, Inc., of Portsmouth, NH in an amount not to exceed $125,000. for promotion of the State as a business location; telemarketing, direct mail, participation at selected industrial trade shows; and the development of coordinated collateral materials aimed at impacting the location decisions of businesses.

#87 Authorized Agreement with Acero Group International of New Hampton, NH in the amount of $24,500.00 with a completion date of September 4, 1998, for the construction of the recreational vehicle sanitary station at Cannon Mt./Echo Lake, Franconia State Park, NH.

#88 Authorized Agreement with Advanced Resources & Construction of Kingston, Maine in the amount of $148,500.00 with a completion date of October 24, 1998 for the replacement of abutments at the Seven Islands Bridge, Errol, NH.

#89 Authorized the Office of Travel and Tourism Development to enter into a contract with the New England Travel Directors Council, Inc. (d/b/a Discover New England), in the amount of $75,000.00 through June 30, 1999 for the purpose of promoting New Hampshire and New England to international markets. SOLE SOURCE

#90 Authorized the Office of Travel and Tourism Development to enter into a contract with the New England Tourism Center of St. Laurent, Quebec, Canada in the amount of $4,753.96 through June 30, 1999, for the purpose of promoting New Hampshire to the Canadian market, particularly eastern Canada. SOLE SOURCE

#91 Authorized Div. of Parks and Recreation to enter into a Sponsor Agreement with New England Jeep Dealers Advertising Association through September 8, 1999. NEJDAA is donating the use of a vehicle for a one year in return for promotion at Cannon Mountain and participation in the Jeep "Ski Wheel" program.

#92 Authorized Div. of Parks and Recreation, Cannon Mountain to pay the National Ski Areas Association, Lakewood, Colorado the amount of $2,128.70 for the 1998/99 annual membership dues for Cannon Mountain Ski Area.

#93 Authorized Div. of Parks and Recreation, Cannon Mountain to pay the Ski New Hampshire of North Woodstock, NH $2,842.00 for the 1998/99 annual membership dues.

#94 Authorized Div. of Parks and Recreation, Cannon Mountain to pay $13,550.00 the White Mountains-Ski 93 Association, Lincoln, NH for an international marketing fee.

#95 Authorized Div. of Parks and Recreation to enter into an agreement with the New England Ski Areas Council, of Lebanon, NH in the amount of $8,867,86 for the 1989/99 ski season for Sno Country Ski Conditions radio reports.

#96 Authorized Div. of Parks and Recreation to issue a Special Use permit to Al Gauron's Fisheries for the use of parking spaces at Hampton Marina, Hampton, NH. The Permittee agrees to pay a fee of $14,000.00 for the 1st year and $15,000.00 for the 2nd year.

#97 Authorized Div. of Economic Development to award grants under the Joint Promotional Program in the amount of $179,582.12 as indicated in letter of July 23, 1998. The purpose is to assist tourist promotion groups, such as chambers of commerce and regional associations, in advertising and promotion projects out-of-state.

#98 Authorized Div. Of Economic Development to award grants under the Economic Development Matching Grants program in the amount of $14,724.50, as specified in letter of July 20, 1998. This program is to assist counties and municipalities in out-of-state advertising and promotion projects for attraction of new businesses.

#99 Authorized the Div. of Parks and Recreation to amend the blanket travel approval of an increase $1650.00 for a total not to exceed $6,300.00. [Initially approved July 15, 1998 (Item #67)]. This item is for preparation and participation in the 1998 Eastern States Exposition, West Springfield, MA.

DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#100 Authorized to accept $48,00 from the U.S. Geological Survey effective July 1, 1998 through June 30, 1999 to update geologic maps in areas of the State were there is a critical need for geologic data for planning and development because of population growth.

#101 Authorized to accept $16,667 in federal funds from the US Environmental Protection Agency through June 30, 1999, for the State Revolving Fund Program. This program provides low interest loans to municipalities for wastewater treatment and landfill closure.

#102 Authorized to accept $116,906 in federal funds from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency under the FY 98 Performance Partnership Grant through September 30, 1999, as indicated in letter of June 29, 1998.

#103 Authorized to accept $223,264 in federal funds from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Multi-Site Cooperative Agreement-Site Assessment Program, effective from July 1, 1998 through May 31, 2000, as indicated in letter of June 22, 1998.

#104 Authorized to enter into contract with Advanced Pipe Inspection, Inc., P.O.Box 120648, Boston, MA, in the amount of $16,893.44, through December 31, 1998, for video inspection of interceptor sewer lines in Belmont and Tilton, NH.

#105 Authorized to enter into a contract with Sushil S. Dixit, 630 Forest Hill Drive, Kingston, Ontario, in the amount of $2,800.00 through December 31, 1998 to construct time series of historical trophic conditions at French Pond in Henniker, NH. SOLE SOURCE

#106 Authorized the Water Division to enter into contract with Normandeau Associates, Inc., Bedford, NH for a sum not to exceed $60,000, through June 30, 2003, for taxonomic identification and processing of aquatic benthic samples.

#107 Authorized the Water Division to amend existing contract with Frank J. Pescinksi d/a/b Pescinski Painting, RR1, Box 170 Hill, NH, [initially approved April 1, 1998 (Item #54) to extend the completion date to September 30, 1999. The total amount of the contract remains unchanged at $15,500.

#108 Authorized the Water Division to amend existing contract with Camp, Dresser & McKee, Inc., 1001 Elm Street, Suite 304, Manchester, NH (initially approved August 6, 1997 (Item #80)] to extend the completion date to December 30, 1999. The total amount of the contract remains unchanged at $43,330.

#109 Authorized the Water Division to RETROACTIVELY amend existing contract with Dufresne-Henry, Inc., 420 Commercial Street, Manchester, NH, [initially approved October 9, 1996 (Item #95)] to extend the completion date to January 1, 1998. There are no additional costs with this amendment.

#110 Authorized to amend an existing contract with Emanon Consultants, Inc., 7 Waterside Crossing, Windsor, CT [initially approved June 25, 1997 (Item #131)] increasing the amount by $2000., to improve how archiving of the vast number of older records in the databases will be addressed.

#111 Authorized to amend an existing contract with Interstate Septic Systems, Inc., 10 Gordon Drive, Rockland, Maine (initially approved April 18, 1998 (Item #38)] extending the completion date to June 30, 1999. The total amount of the contract remains unchanged at $25,000.

#112 Authorized the Water Division to enter into an agreement with Frank J. Pescinski d/b/a Pescinski Painting, RR1, Box 170 Hill, NH in an amount not to exceed $35,133. Through June 30, 1999 for sandblasting and painting of the metalwork in the two gravity sludge thickeners and exposed concrete and metalwork in the chlorine contact tanks located at the Franklin wastewater treatment plant.

#113 Authorized Waste Management Div. to enter into a grant agreement with the Nashua Regional Planning Commission, for an amount not to exceed $44,000.00, through July 1, 1999, for the purpose of conducting a household hazardous waste collection project.

#114 Authorized Waste Management Div to enter into a grant agreement with the City of Portsmouth, for an amount not to exceed $6,638.50, through May 31, 1999, for the purpose of conducting a household hazardous waste collection project.

#115 Authorized Waste Management Div. to enter into a grant agreement with the Upper Valley Lake Sunapee Regional Planning Commission, for an amount not to exceed $10,101. through January 29, 1999, for the purpose of conducting a household hazardous waste collection project.

#116 Authorized to amend the existing loan amendment with the City of Nashua in the amount of $92,500 for the purpose of financing the additional costs associated with the completion of a Combined Sewer Overflow Facilities Plan.

NEW HAMPSHIRE DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITY COUNCIL

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#117 Authorized to pay the National Association of Developmental Disabilities Councils, 1234 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Suite 103, Washington, DC the amount of $3,328. for annual dues.

#118 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY enter into an agreement with the Lakes Region Community Services Council, P.O. Box 509, Laconia, NH in the amount of $5,000. through January 31, 1999 to fund a demonstration project in order to develop and encourage entrepreneurial opportunities for people with disabilities as it pertains to their self determined goals for economic development, inclusion, education and employment.

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#119 Authorized Office of Program Support to accept and expend additional child support incentive funds as allowed by the federal government in the amount of $517,000, through June 30, 1999 and allocate the funds as indicated in letter of July 31, 1998. SOLE SOURCE

#120 Authorized to accept and expend additional Federal Funds in the amount of $2,058,338.00 from the Medicaid ($1,208,985.00), Temporary Assistance to Needy Families ($457,277.00) and Food Stamp ($392,076.00) programs, through October 31, 1999, as indicated in letter of July 20, 1998.

#121 Authorized Office of the Commissioner to RETROACTIVELY amend an existing agreement with Engquist, Pelrine and Powell, Inc., Washington, DC [initially approved April 5, 1995 (Item #46) further amended on June 19, 1996 (Item #146) and most recently amended on June 11, 1997 (Item #50A)], by extending the termination date to June 30, 1999, and reallocating the scope of work and payment terms.

#122 Authorized a blanket exemption to the four or more out-of-state travel prior approval requirement, for up to five staff to travel to the Boston, MA area, New York City, NY area, Baltimore, MD area, and Washington, DC area through June 30, 1999. Also a blanket exemption to the four person or more out-of-state travel prior approval requirement, for attendance and participation at the New England Consortium of Health and Human Services officials and as authorizedd by the Commissioner, for up to five staff to travel to each of the New England states through June 30, 1999.

#123 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY renew a rental agreement with Pitney Bowes, Waltham, MA, in the amount of $19,562.40, through June 30, 1999, for rental of fourteen Pitney Bowes postage meters located in the Department's State and District Offices. SOLE SOURCE

#124 Authorized Bureau of Family and Community Health, to accept and expend federal funds from the US Department of Health and Human Services, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, in the amount of $48,621, through June 30, 1999, to fund the NH Home Visiting Network and Development Project.

#125 Authorized Office of the Ombudsman to pay Marie P. Ketchum, Gilford, NH, volunteer ombudsman, in the amount of $23.40, for travel incurred in SFY 1998 from SFY 1999 funds.

OFFICE OF HEALTH MANAGEMENT

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#126 Authorized Office of Health Management to accept and expend $19,981 from the Div. of Public Health Services of the Federal Bureau of Primary Health Care, Health Resources and Services Administration, US Department of Health and Human Services, through June 30, 1999, and authorized the Comptroller to budget the funds as indicated in letter of May 12, 1998. Secondly, to accept and expend $68,181 from the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Bureau of Primary Health Care, Health Resources and Services Administration, US Department of Health and Human Services, through June 30, 1999, and authorized the Comptroller to budget the funds as indicated in letter of May 12, 1998.

#127 Authorized Office of Health Management, Bureau of Family and Community Health, to accept and expend federal funds in the amount of $16,748 from the federal Maternal and Child Health Bureau, State Systems Development Initiative Grant, through June 30, 1999, and authorized the Comptroller to allocate and budget the funds as indicated in letter of June 23, 1998.

#128 Authorized Office of Health Management, Bureau of Risk Assessment, to accept and expend federal funds from the US Centers for Disease Control in the amount of $20,556, through June 30, 1999, and authorized the Comptroller to budget the funds as indicated in letter of July 21, 1998.

#129 Authorized Office of Health Management, Public Health Laboratories to enter into an initial service contract with Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics, Inc., U.S. Highway 202, Raritan, NJ, in the amount of $13,404, through July 31, 1999 for instrument maintenance.

#130 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Private Secretary Inc, 943-945 Reservoir Ave., Cranston, RI, in an amount not to exceed $8,500 through June 30, 1999, for the provision of transcription and teledictation services to facilitate the processing of medical disability determinations for the Aid to the Permanently and Totally Disabled program.

#131 Authorized Office of Health Management, Public Health Laboratories to enter into an agreement with Safety Medical Systems, 43 Hercules Drive, Colchester, VT, in the amount of $17,550, through June 30, 2001, for bio-hazardous and pathological waste removal.

#132 Authorized Office of Health Management, Bureau of Health Risk Assessment, to amend an existing contract with the City of Manchester, NH, [(initially approved February 18, 1998 (Item #80)], by extending the completion date to September 30, 1998.

#133 Authorized Office of Health Management, Bureau of Health Risk Assessment, to amend an existing contract with the Town of Merrimack, NH [initially approved February 18, 1998 (Item #79)], by extending the completion date to September 30, 1998.

#134 Authorized to accept and expend $1,632.15 of funds awarded by the US Department of Health and Human Services, Health Care Financing Administration for Civil Monetary Penalties.

OFFICE OF FAMILY SERVICES

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#135 Authorized Div. of Behavioral Health to enter into an agreement with Northumberland Citizens Committee, D/B/A/ The Eagles Nest of Northumberland, Groveton, NH, in an amount not to exceed $9,000.00, through June 30, 1999, to provide for the continued operation of the Eagle's Nest adolescent drop-in center in the Town of Groveton.

#136 Authorized Div. of Behavioral Health to enter into an agreement with Pittsfield Youth Workshop, PO Box 206, Pittsfield, NH, in an amount not to exceed $16,500.00, through June 30, 1999 to provide for the continuation of a drop-in center for adolescents.

#137 Authorized Div. of Behavioral Health to enter into an agreement with Mr. Bruce Bissett, LADC, 353 Riverdale Ave., Manchester, NH, in an amount not to exceed $2,750.00, through June 30, 1999. Mr. Bissett will facilitate substance abuse educational groups for clients in the Dept. of Corrections, First Step Drug Education Program at the Lakes Region Facility.

#138 Authorized Div. of Behavioral Health to enter into an agreement with Greater Nashua Council on Alcoholism, 88 Pine St. Ext., Nashua, NH, in an amount not to exceed $406,808.00, through June 30, 1999. This agreement will provide for the continuation of comprehensive services, which include crisis intervention, sobriety maintenance, a transitional living site, outpatient services, and a drop-in center in the City of Nashua.

#139 Authorized Div. of Behavioral Health to enter into an agreement with Manchester Alcoholism Rehabilitation Center, 235 Hanover St., Manchester, NH, in an amount not to exceed $626,517.00, through June 30, 1999, to provide for the continuation of Outpatient Counseling and short-term residential treatment center of 29 beds for substance abusers in the Manchester area.

#140 Authorized Div. of Behavioral Health to enter into a RETROACTIVE agreement with Open Arms Outreach, Inc., 25 Union Ave., Laconia, NH, in an amount not to exceed $45,000.00, through December 31, 1998. Open Arms Outreach, Inc. is a nonprofit organization located in Belknap County serving 24 cities and towns by providing emergency shelter and services to individuals experiencing a housing crisis.

#141 Authorized Div. of Behavioral Health to enter into an agreement with Dr. David S. McDougal, Ph.D., Sheridan Road, Center harbor, NH, in an amount not to exceed $20,000.00, through June 30, 1999, to conduct a scientific substance abuse needs assessment study of the State's population as required by The Center for Substance Abuse Treatment.

#142 Authorized Div. of Behavioral Health to enter into an agreement with Odyssey House, Inc., PO Box 780, Hampton, NH, in amount not to exceed $33,190.00, through September 30, 1998. Odyssey House, Inc., will provide for the phase-out of treatment, rehabilitation, intervention, and outreach services to substance abusing adolescents in the Exeter and Hampton areas.

#143 Authorized Div. of Behavioral Health to enter into an agreement with Makin' It Happen Coalition for Resilient Youth, 228 Maple St., 1st Floor, Manchester, NH, in an amount not to exceed $73,894.00, through June 30, 1999, to provide partial support for a model community based, city-wide, substance abuse prevention program in Manchester, NH.

#144 Authorized Div. of Behavioral Health to enter into an agreement with SAU #35, 30 Maple St., Littleton, NH, in an amount not to exceed $30,000.00, through June 30, 1999. This agreement will provide for the continuation of a Student Assistance program in the Bethlehem, Lafayette Regional, Landaff, Lisbon Regional, Littleton and Profile schools.

#145 Authorized Div. of Behavioral Health to enter into an agreement with Adolescent Drug & Alcohol Prevention Tools, PO Box 599, Woodstock, NH, in an amount not to exceed $17,957.00, through June 30, 1999, to provide for the continuation of a substance abuse prevention program for adolescents.

#146 Authorized Div. of Behavioral Health to enter into an agreement with Families First of the Greater Seacoast, 875 Greenland Road, Portsmouth, NH, in an amount not to exceed $15,000.00, through June 30, 1999. Families First will provide for the continuation of on-site substance abuse outpatient counseling services to prenatal, postpartum and family planning clients.

#147 Authorized Div. of Behavioral Health to enter into an agreement with Southeastern New Hampshire Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services, 272 County Farm Rd., Dover, NH, in an amount not to exceed $643,900.00, through June 30, 1999. This agreement will provide for the continuation of outpatient counseling, crisis intervention services, a sobriety maintenance center and a halfway house for recovering alcohol and drug abusers in the Rockingham County area.

#148 Authorized Div. of Behavioral Health to enter into an agreement with the Neighborhood Health Center for Greater Nashua, Inc., 268 Main Street, Nashua, NH, in an amount not to exceed $66,295.00, through June 30, 1999.This agreement will provide for the continuation of their "Baby Steps to Recovery" program, a perinatal substance abuse grant program for pregnant and postpartum, low income women.

#149 Authorized Div. of Behavioral Health to enter into an agreement with The Eighth Pole, Inc., PO Box 1537, Salem, NH, in an amount not to exceed $20,000.00, through June 30, 1999. This agreement will provide for the continuation of an Employee Assistance program for persons who work on the grounds of Rockingham Park but are not track employees. These persons are employed independently by horse owners, trainers, and vendors.

#150 Authorized Div. of Behavioral Health to enter into an agreement with ALPHA Alliance for the progress of Hispanic Americans, Inc., 87 Hanover Street, Suite 8, Manchester, NH, in an amount not to exceed $10,000.00, through June 30, 1999. This agreement will support the TEEN prevention program targeting Hispanic and other minority low-income Manchester youth.

#151 Authorized Div. of Elderly and Adult Services to enter into an RETROACTIVE agreement with Community Council of Senior Citizens, Portsmouth, NH, in an amount not to exceed $2,756.25, through June 30, 1999. This request is to purchase Counseling services allowing elderly and incapacitated adult recipients to secure and maintain maximum independence and dignity.

#152 Authorized Div. of Elderly and Adult Services to amend an existing agreement with Manchester Housing and Redevelopment Authority, Manchester, NH, [initially approved April 1, 1998 (Item #62)], by increasing the amount by $131,115.00 from $20,000.00 to $151,115.00, through February 29, 2000. SOLE SOURCE

#153 Authorized Children, Youth and Families, to award stipends in the amount of one thousand five hundred dollars ($1,500.00) per center to fourteen (14) center-based child care programs, for a total amount not to exceed twenty one thousand dollars ($21,000.00), as indicated in letter of July 3, 1998.

#154 Authorized Children, Youth and Families, to pay fifteen thousand dollars ($15,000.00) to the Judge Baker Children's Center, Boston, MA, for FY99 annual membership of the New England Association of Child Welfare Commissioners and Directors.

#155 Authorized Children, Youth and Families, to pay a sponsorship/membership fee to the Child Welfare League of America, Washington, DC, in an amount not to exceed ten thousand dollars ($10,000.00) through December 31, 1998.

NEW HAMPSHIRE HOSPITAL

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follow:

#156 Authorized to accept and expend additional school district revenue in the amount of $78,000, through June 30, 1999, and authorized the Comptroller to budget the funds as indicated in letter of July 20, 1998.

#157 Authorized to accept a donation in the amount of $300.00 from Mary E. Marchioni, 354 Pequawket Dr., Cranmore Shores, Conway, NH, and deposit same into the NH Hospital Resident Benefit Fund.

#158 Authorized to accept a donation in the amount of $100.00 from Mary Frances Hensel, 245 Mannix Rd., Peru, NY and $50.00 from the NH Hospital School of Nursing Alumni Association, 19 Rundlett St., Concord, NH, and deposit same into the Dorothy Breene Trust Fund.

#159 Authorized to enter into a RETROACTIVE contract with UNI-CARE Health Services, Inc., 23 Perimeter Road South, Londonderry, NH, for a total of $55,000. through June 30, 1000, to supply medications and pharmaceutical services to residents of the Psychiatric Nursing Home Services.

#160 Authorized to enter into contract with Marshall Technical Services, Inc., 70 Heritage Ave., Portsmouth, NH, in the amount of $3,718.00, through June 30, 2000, for the maintenance of typewriters.

#161 Authorized to enter in an agreement with the Concord Regional Visiting Nurse Association, Inc., 250 Pleasant St., Concord, NH, in the amount of $5,000, through June 30, 1999, to provide direct patient care and education/training support for nurses. SOLE SOURCE

#162 Authorized to enter into contract with Mary C. Dye, 359 Seawall Road, Wolfeboro, NH, in the amount of $14,400. through June 30, 1999, for clinical supervision and consultation on a Therapy Implementation Project. SOLE SOURCE

#163 Authorized RETROACTIVE approval of the Consultant List for New Hampshire Hospital, at an estimated cost of $75,000.00, through June 30, 1999, as indicated in letter of July 15, 1998. These consultants represent a variety of medical/professional personnel and are essential to support services that the Hospital provides.

#164 Authorized request for Temporary Increase of the Division of Personnel to continue to increase for recruitment and retention purposes for the Medical Records Administrator classification hourly rate by 14% [as originally approved on July 12, 1994 (Item #129) and July 31, 1996 (Item #104)]. This extension to be effective upon approval for the period not to exceed two years at an estimated annual cost of $5,235.

OFFICE OF PROGRAM SUPPORT

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#165 Authorized to amend and existing Agreement for the New Hire Program with the New Hampshire Department of Employment Security, Concord, NH, by increasing the total funding by $250,000 and extending the termination date to September 30, 1999. SOLE SOURCE

#166 Authorized Bureau of Food Protection to co-sponsor a conference with the US Food and Drug Administration and the Northeast Food and Drug Officials Association on August 18, through 21, 1998, at the Four Points Hotel in North Conway, NH, and further authorized the expenditure of funds in the total amount of $5,211 in support of conference expenses to the Department.

DEPARTMENT OF YOUTH DEVELOPMENT SERVICES

#167 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Streeter, authorized Youth Development Center, and Youth Services Center, to accept material and monetary donations for the period 2/01/98-6/30/98 as listed in letter of July 15, 1998.

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#168 Authorized to renew a contract with RMC Research Corporation, Denver, Colorado, in an amount not to exceed $50,129.64, through June 30, 1999 to carry out Part Three of the process to provide technical assistance, training and evaluation activities associated with the New Hampshire School-based Service Learning Program.

#169 Authorized to renew the lease with Maurice H. Caron, 338 First Avenue, Berlin, NH, for a total cost not to exceed $55,574.88 through October 31, 2000 for 2,223 square feet of office space located at Twelfth Street, Riverside Courtyard, Berlin, NH.

#170 Authorized to grant funds in accordance with Title II of the Dwight D. Eisenhower Professional Development Program to Rivier College in the amount of $17,635.00 through August 31, 1999. These funds will support a series of seminars focused on geometry, algebra, discrete mathematics, and probability and statistics for 13 New Hampshire School Districts.

#171 Authorized to grant funds to Hillsborough County, Dept. of Corrections in the amount of $19,473.00 through June 30, 1999. Services provided by this grant will include direct instruction to inmates at the Hillsborough County House of Correction in the areas of upper level adult basic education and GED (High School Equivalency) test preparation. The services will be provided by a part-time teacher added to the existing educational program staff.

#172 Authorized to grant funds to Rockingham Community Action, Inc., Portsmouth, NH in the amount of $19,644.78 through June 30, 1999. The Adult Basic Education Program is a classroom based instructional program for adults with reading and math levels between the 1st and 8th grades. Upon completion of this program students go into review courses for the GED (High School Equivalency) test.

#173 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY grant funds to the Nashua Adult Learning Center, Nashua, NH in an amount of $115,191.14 and further authorized an increase of up to an additional $15,000 of unobligated fiscal Year 1998 project funds [previously approved on June 25, 1997 (Item #304)] for period July 1, 1998 through June 30, 1999. These funds provide for the Even Start Family Literacy Program that improves the educational opportunities for the nation's children and adults by integrating early childhood education, adult education for parents, and parenting activities into a unified family program.

#174 Authorized to grant funds to ALPHA Alliance/Alianza, Manchester, NH in the amount of $14,022.00 through June 30, 1999 to provide English as a Second Language classes at ALPHA, 83 Hanover Street, Manchester, NH.

#175 Authorized to grant funds in accordance with Title II of the Dwight D. Eisenhower Professional Development Program to Antioch New England Graduate School in the amount of $20,000.00 through August 31, 1999 to support a year-long teacher in-service program that will prepare teachers in gaining insights into the relationship between community-based environmental education and the New Hampshire K-12 Science Curriculum Framework.

#176 Authorized to grant funds in accordance with Title II of the Dwight D. Eisenhower Professional Development Program to Antioch New England Graduate School in the amount of $10,870.00 through August 31, 1999 to support an interdisciplinary inquiry exploration at the Rachel Marshall Outdoor Learning Lab for twelve middle school science teachers.

NH COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE SYSTEM

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#177 Authorized NHCTC-Laconia to enter into a contract with David Dolan, RFD #4 Box 266A, Laconia, NH in an amount not to exceed $25,000.00 through June 30, 1999 to coordinate the evening academic program at the Franklin branch campus.

#178 Authorized to accept and expend federal funds on behalf of the NH Job Training Council in the amount of $105,143 from the National Occupational Information Coordinating Committee.

#179 Authorized NH Community College, Berlin, NH, to accept and expend grand funds from the National Science Foundation in the amount of $238,270.00 through April 30, 2000.

#180 Authorized NHCTC-Laconia to enter into an instructional contract with Sara Glines of Crescent Business Services, Mt. Crescent Road, Randolph, NH in the amount not to exceed $5,000.00 through June 30, 1999 to provide instructional services for Quality-Related Training Modules.

#181 Authorized NHCTC-Laconia to enter into an instructional contract with Tom Reed, PO Box 274, Strafford, NH in the amount not to exceed $5000.00 through June 30, 1999 to provide instructional services for Leadership Development and Organizational Training.

#182 Authorized the Laconia Community Technical College to extend the service period of Mr. Jonathan Gouveia, as a temporary full-time Laboratory Assistant I-Computer Technology, position #8T004, classification number 557500, Grade 8, A000 for a period of ten months through June 30, 1999.

#183 Authorized The Dept. of Regional Community Technical Colleges to extend the service period of Mr. Michael Larochelle, as a temporary, full-time, Building Service Worker II, Position #8T006, classification number 125200, Labor Grade 04, A130, for a period of ten months through June 30, 1999.

#184 Authorized The Dept. of Regional Community Technical Colleges to extend the service period of Ms. Paula Emmons, as a temporary, full-time Stock Clerk III, Position #8T033, classification number 848300, Labor Grade 10, A000, for a period of ten months through June 30, 1999.

#184A Authorized to enter into memorandum of agreement with Cisco Systems, Inc., PO Box 641570, San Jose, CA, to provide Internet working solutions, educational training and curriculum assessment services for the NHTI-Concord and the six community Technical Colleges of Berlin, Claremont, Laconia, Manchester, Nashua and Stratham.

#184B Authorized request to expend $51,422.81 from the Department's non-lapsing account to operate the Restaurant Management and Lodging and Conference management Programs, as specified in letter dated July 21, 1998. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

POLICE STANDARDS & TRAINING COUNCIL

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#185 Authorized to renew approval of the overnight assignment of a state-owned vehicle to the Director of NH Police Standards and Training Council, Earl M. Sweeney. Also to renew the authority for the operation of the vehicle assigned to the Director of NH Police Standards and Training Council without seals or government license plates.

#186 Authorized to enter into a service agreement with the University of South Carolina continuing Education Division, 937 Assembly Street, Suite #108, Columbia, South Carolina, to teach two 2-day and two 3-day courses in the total amount of $14,514.00 with subjects and dates as indicated in letter of July 27, 1998.

#187 Authorized to enter into a service agreement with Richard S. Moss, 9751 NW 24th Court, Sunrise, Florida, at a cost of $3,775.00 to teach one-2 day "Statement Analysis" course at the Police Training Facility.

#188 Authorized to enter into a service agreement with Mr. Thomas O'Connor, 212 Millwell Drive, Maryland Heights, Mo., at a cost of $5,000.00 to teach two-3 day "Advanced Police Interview Training" courses at the Police Training Facility.

#189 Authorized to enter into a service agreement with Ms. Lisa Konrath, PO Box 12502, Tucson, Arizona, in the amount of $3,500.00 to teach one-2 day "Organizational Communication" course at the Police Training Facility.

#190 Authorized to enter into a service agreement with Mr. Richard Ayres, 1 Matoca Court, Fredricksburg, Virginia, in the amount of $5,500.00 to teach two-3 day "Law Enforcement Leadership" courses at the Police Training Facility.

#191 Authorized to enter into a service agreement with Dr. Jennie DiBartelomeo, PO box 1184, East Hampton, NH, at a cost of $500.00 to teach one-2 day "Managing School Violence" course at the Police Training School.

#192 Authorized to enter into a service agreement with Mr. Harry O.Reilly, 1211 S. 23rd Ave., Hollywood, FL, at a cost of $9,790.00 to teach one-5 day "Burglary and Robbery Investigation" course and one-5 day "Sex Crimes Investigation" course at the Police Training School.

#193 Authorized to enter into a service agreement with the Browne Center at the University of NH at a cost of $4,500.00, to teach two-1 day "Transformational Teamwork" courses.

#194 Authorized to enter into a service agreement with the Traffic Institute at Northwestern University, PO Box 1409, Evanston, Illinois at a total cost of $25,379.00 to teach courses as specified in letter of July 22, 1998.

#195 Authorized to enter into a service agreement with Mr. Carlos Oliva, 2288 E. Main St., Snellville, Georgia at a cost of $3,100.00 to teach one-4 day "Survival Spanish" course at the Police Training Facility.

#196 Authorized to enter into a service agreement with Mr. David Harpool, PO Box 1062, Shawnee, KS at a cost of $5,250.00 to teach one-5 day "Field Training Officer for Corrections" course at the Police Training Facility.

#197 Authorized to enter into a service agreement with Mr. Charles Walsh, 24 Hitching Post Lane, Bedford, NH, at a cost of $6,000.00 to teach six-5 day sessions as indicated in letter of June 8, 1998.

#198 Authorized to enter into a service agreement with Dr. Gerri King, 85 Warren Street, Concord, NH, at a cost of $4,050.00 to teach a one-3 day "Leadership in the New Work Environment" training course at the Police Training Facility.

#199 Authorized to enter into a service agreement with the New Hampshire State Police, for a total of $14,700.00, to provide a staff member at the 116th, 117th, 118th, Sessions of the New Hampshire Policy Academy, each for a twelve week period.

#200 Authorized to enter into a service agreement with Mr. William Berger, 17050 NE 19th Avenue, N. Miami Beach, FL, at a cost of $3,900.00 to teach one-3 day "Community Policing Concepts" course at the Police Training Facility.

NEW HAMPSHIRE SWEEPSTAKES COMMISSION

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#201 Authorized to increase the Group P salary of its Executive Director, Rick Wisler from $62,508 (Step 2) to $65,740 (Step 3) effective August 18, 1998 for the yearly service increase pursuant to RSA 94:3.

#202 Authorized to increase the Commission's petty cash fund from $500 to $600.

#203 Authorized to enter into a contract with Johnson & Hill Staffing Services, Inc, 95 State Street, Suite 501, Springfield, MA, at an estimated cost of $6,773 (approximately 630 hours at $10.75 per hour), from September 18, 1998 through October 4, 1998, for personnel to staff the Sweepstakes booth at the Eastern States Exposition.

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORATION

#204 Authorized Div. of Aeronautics to accept Federal Funds in the amount of $143,523.00, for the Concord Airport Development Project, to acquire a front-end loader and 20' plow attachments.

#205 Authorized to enter into contract with J.H. Lyman & Sons, Inc., 310 Hoyt Road, Gilford, NH, for a lump sum price of $88,770.00 for the purpose of Fire Protection Water Service at the NH Health and Human Services building, Concord, NH. Further resolve that a contingency in the amount of $13,315.00 be approved for payment of latent conditions which may appear during execution of the project.

#206 Authorized to enter into agreement with Lee R. Belanger, Sr, 1465 Hooksett Road No. 20, Hooksett, NH, in an amount not to exceed $50,000.00 through June 30, 2000, for Professional Services for Construction Administration, for the Design/Construction New Medium Security 500 Bed Prison, Berlin, NH. SOLE SOURCE

#207 Authorized contract with Morrill Construction, Inc., No. Haverhill, NH, on the basis of a single bid of $686,790.50, with a completion date of July 30, 1999, for roadway realignment and slope stabilization along US Route 4 adjacent to the Mascoma River.

#208 Authorized contract with R.S. Audley, Inc., on the basis of a low bid of $1,225,635.57, with a completion date of August 13, 1999, to replace NH Route 9 bridge over the north branch of the Contoocook River and reconstructing the roadway approaches.

#209 Authorized contract with John H. Lyman & Sons, Inc., Gilford, NH, on the basis of a low bid of $94,023.00, with a completion date of September 18, 1998, for sidewalk, granite curb and associated drainage construction along NH Route 155 (Knox Marsh Road).

#210 Authorized contract with Morrill Construction, Inc., N.Haverhill, NH on the basis of a single bid of $972,670.75, with a completion date of August 20, 1999, for pavement rehabilitation, drainage and guardrail improvements along NH Route 116 in the Towns of Easton, Landaff, and Benton.

#211 Authorized contract with Pike Industries, Inc., Belmont, NH on the basis of a low bid of $983,605.00, with a completion date of October 30, 1998 for cold planning and overlaying NH Route 101 (Eastbound and Westbound) roadway including bridges and ramps at Exit 3.

#212 Authorized contract with R.J. Olszak Construction, DBA DEMOS, N.E., Bridgewater, NH on the basis of a low bid of $38,925.00, with a completion date of September 25, 1998, to provide for demolition of three buildings on State owned property.

#213 Authorized contract with United Construction, Inc., Newport, NH, on the basis of a single bid of $256,355.25, with a completion date of October 9, 1998, for drainage and roadway improvements along a 750 foot segment of NH Route 101 adjacent to Dublin Pond.

#214 Authorized to increase the contingency for Contract #216215 with Pike Industries, Inc., Belmont, NH, by $125,000.00, from $145,570.48 to $270,570.48. This changes the April 23, 1997 original resolution encumbrance of $2,225,148.73 to be revised to $2,350,148.73.

#215 Authorized contract with Smith Pump Company, Inc., Hooksett, NH, on the basis of a low bid of $22,660.00, to provide for the construction of drilled wells and pumps on the properties of Lorraine Bergeron, 131 Gage Hill Road and Madeline Carrier, 133 Old Gage Hill Road, Pelham, NH.

#216 Authorized contract with Smith Pump Company, Inc., Hooksett, NH, on the basis of a low bid of $23,250.00, to provide for the construction of drilled wells and pumps on the properties of Elaine Chickering, 2 Hemlock Spring Road and J. Downing, 27 Old Auburn Road, Derry, NH.

#217 Authorized to enter into a service agreement with New Hampshire Deposition Services, 113 South State Street, Concord, NH, at a rate of $1.85 per page for transcription service on an as needed basis by the Bureau of Right-of -Way, Commissioner's Office and Bureau of Administration/Contracts, in an amount not to exceed $10,500.00.

#218 Authorized to modify the Department's Agreement with the Town of Londonderry for establishing a Transportation Management Association to develop and implement a Transportation Demand Management Plan for the Manchester Airport by increasing the costs incurred against this agreement by $50,000.00 from $100,000.00 to $150,000.00.

#219 Authorized to increase the contingency for Contract #216165 with Continental Paving, Inc., Londonderry, NH by $78,100.00 from $71,332.60 to $149,432.60. This changes the December 29, 1997 original resolution encumbrance of $784,658.60 to a revised amount of $862,758.60.

#220 Authorized to modify the Department's Agreement with Vanasse Hangen Brustlin, Inc., Kilton Road, Six Bedford Farms, Suite 607, Bedford, NH and 101 Walnut St., Watertown, MA, by increasing the total amount payable under the Agreement by $212,950.26, from $618,704.38 to $831,654.64, for engineering services.

#221 Authorized to approve RETROACTIVE to February 26, 1998 the referenced License with Holiday Inn Express, 818 Charles Street, Springfield, VT, d/b/a Preferred Motor Inns of New England Inc. authorizing them to maintain an existing water main which is attached to and crosses the Cheshire Toll Bridge between Charlestown, NH and Springfield, VT for an annual fee of $3,000.00

#222 Authorized Bureau of Rail and Transit, to expend an amount not to exceed $60,000.00 from the Special Railroad Fund for emergency repairs to the state-owned railroad corridors.

#223 Authorized to sell a nineteenth century, timber framed, historic barn which requires removal from State owned property in the town of Northwood to F. Colin Cabot of Sanborn Mills Farm, 7097 Sanborn Road, Loudon, NH for $1,000.00.

#224 Authorized to issue the Town of Lincoln a Deed of Release for land adjacent to US Route 3 in the Town of Lincoln.

#225 Authorized to sell a two thousand four hundred (2,400) square foot parcel of State owned land in the Town of Haverhill to Armard Labonville, 504 Main St., Gorham, NH for six thousand five hundred ($6,500.00) dollars.

#226 Authorized the Contemplated Award List for the period June 23, 1998 through July 21, 1998.

#227 Authorized to accept Special Committee and Commissioner's Reports for Chesterfield, NH-Brattleboro, VT., BFR-T-012-1(033, 11999.

#228 Authorized to continue the Department's participation in the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials Environmental Technical Assistance project, Department 5051, Washington, DC, in the amount of $5,000.00, for fiscal year 1999.

#229 Authorized to increase the salary step of Carol A. Murray, Assistant Commissioner, effective July 31, 1998 from Group S, step 4, ($75,451) to Group S, step 5 ($78,686).

DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY

#230 Authorized Div. of State Police to accept funds in the amount of $40,000 from the US Attorney's office, US Dept. of Justice. The funds will be used to purchase computer equipment for the State Police computer crime investigation unit for concentration on "high tech crimes" and to train personnel in the use of that equipment.

#231 Authorized Div. of State Police to enter into a service contract with Cynthia Hibbard of Bedford in the amount $990.00 per month ($11,880. FY 99), through June 30, 1999, for janitorial services for the Milford Troop B Station and Motor Vehicle Substation. SOLE SOURCE

#232 AMENDED-Authorized Div. of Motor Vehicles to host the 1999 American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators International Conference at the Mount Washington Hotel, Bretton Woods, NH, during the period of August 25, 1999 through September 2, 1999. The amendment stipulated that an itemized list of donations and expenses be kept of all registration fees and other donations. Funds may be expended for related expenses.

DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

#233 FAILED-The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Normand, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilor Spaulding, Councilor Griffin, and Councilor Streeter all voting NO, FAILED to approve the request of Mark Billings to dredge lakebed and excavate along shoreline to construct a dug-in boathouse providing two slips on property located at Lake Winnipesaukee in Meredith.

#234 FAILED-The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Normand, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilor Spaulding, Councilor Griffin, and Councilor Streeter all voting NO, FAILED to approve the request of Leguh Corporation to dredge and fill to convert sloped beaches to perched beaches on property located on Lake Winnipesaukee in Meredith.

#235 Authorized request of Chet Juszczak to construct a single hinged aluminum dock attached to existing boulders along the shore on property located on Lake Winnipesaukee in Tuftonboro.

#236 Authorized request of Wood and Clay Partners to install dry fire hydrant and construct two driveway crossings for a proposed five lot subdivision on property located at Lake Winnipesaukee in Moultonborough.

#237 Authorized request of David Grace Swansburg Family Trust to replace cribs and pilings and after-the-fact approval for removal of a section of roof overhang from a boathouse on property located at Lake Winnipesaukee in Tuftonboro.

#238 Authorized request of Christopher Pekalsky to fill 625 sq. ft. with sand for beach replenishment and install a seasonal pier on property located on Onway Lake in Raymond.

#239 FAILED-The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Normand, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilor Spaulding, Councilor Griffin, and Councilor Streeter all voting NO, FAILED to approve the request of Tim Sullivan Canyon Trust of 1996 to construct a boat basin with a boat ramp and a dug-in boathouse with a boat lift system on property located at Lake Winnipesaukee in Wolfeboro.

#240 Authorized request of Stanley Lombara to replace wooden timber retaining wall with an integral block wall with the same dimensions on property located on Pine River Pond, Wakefield.

#241 Authorized request of Katherine Paine to reconstruct a permanent, crib supported, timber pier with a "T" at terminus with a ramp leading to two seasonal floats running parallel to shore on property located on the Oyster River in Durham.

#242 TUITION REQUESTS

The Governor and executive Council approved the following tuition requests:

A. ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES - Requests permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $460.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Ruth MacInnis, Accountant I, in the course entitled "Principles of Management".

B. ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES - Requests permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $460.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Donna Raymond, Administrative Assistant II, in the course entitled "Principles of Management".

C. COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE SYSTEM - Requests permission to pay Lesley College, Cambridge, MA, the sum of $1,275.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Cynthia Bioteau, Regional Director, in the course entitled "Interdisciplinary Seminar" or "Quantitative Methods."

D. COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE SYSTEM - Requests permission to pay the University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, the sum of $800.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Linda Kelly Brown, Professor, in the course entitled "Theory and Practicum in Primary Health Care II."

E. COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE SYSTEM - Requests permission to pay the University of Massachusetts, Lowell, MA, the sum of $412.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Stephen O'Donnell, Associate Professor, in the course entitled "Intro. To Community and Social Psychology."

F. EDUCATION - Requests permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $389.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Kristy Willett, Secretary II, in the course entitled "Database Management Systems I."

G. ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Requests permission to pay the University of New Hampshire, CEPS-Graduate Center, Manchester, NH, the sum of $1,770.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling James Hewitt, Environmentalist IV, in the courses entitled "Engineering Hydrology" and "Issues in Engineering Practice and Management."

H. ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Requests permission to pay the University of New Hampshire, College of Engineering and Professional Sciences, Manchester, NH, the sum of $885.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Paul Rydel, P. G., Hydrogeologist III, in the course entitled "Advanced Groundwater Engineering."

I. ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Requests permission to pay the University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, the sum of $921.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Gregory Kirby, Environmentalist III, in the course entitled "Regional Geology & Advanced Structure."

J. ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Requests permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $504.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Gerald Curran, Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator I, in the course entitled "Microbiology."

K. ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Requests permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $504.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Marc Trendell, Machinist Supervisor, in the course entitled "Dynamics and Mechanical Design I."

L. HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, Office of Health Management - Requests permission to pay the University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, the sum of $906.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Rebecca Bukowski, Health Promotion Advisor, in the course entitled "Human Behavior and the Social Environment I."

M. HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, Employee Assistance Program - Requests permission to pay the University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Worchester, MA, the sum of $1,800.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Gerald Pelletier, Field Representative, in the course entitled "Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction."

N. HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, Office of Family Services - Requests permission to pay Goddard College, Plainfield, VT, the amount of $4,000.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Phyllis Powell, Program Planning and Review Specialist, in the course entitled "Social Policy: Pilot Outcome Measurements for Programs for Transition from Homelessness and the Economics and Polices of Homeless Policies."

O. HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, Office of Finance - Requests permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $230.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Debra Bourbeau, Business Administrator II, in the course entitled "Foundations of Paralegal Studies."

P. HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, Office of Operations Analysis - Requests permission to pay Babson College, Wellesley, MA, the sum of $2,000.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Claudia Russell, Managing Analyst, in the course entitled "Microeconomic Foundations of Business."

Q. HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, Office of Administration - Requests permission to pay Plymouth State College, Plymouth, NH, the sum of $696.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Debra Sparks, Manager of Administration, in the course entitled "Critical Issues in Counseling."

R. HOSPITAL - Requests permission to pay the College for Lifelong Learning, Concord, NH, the sum of $580.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Carl Steele, Recreational Therapist II, in the course entitled "The Emerging US Health Care System."

S. HOSPITAL - Requests permission to pay the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, the sum of $750.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Harold Searing, Nursing Coordinator, in the course entitled "Health Care Informatics."

T. HOSPITAL - Requests permission to pay River College, Nashua, NH, the sum of $552.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Suzanne Belanger, Registered Nurse III, in the course entitled "Immunology."

U. HOSPITAL - Requests permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute the sum of $707.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Roy Wheeler, Mental Health Worker I, in the course entitled "Human Services Practicum."

V. HOSPITAL - Requests permission to pay the University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, the sum of $906.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Victoria Shouldis, Mental Health Worker III, in the course entitled "Social Welfare Policy I."

W. INSURANCE - Requests permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $460.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Valerie Palmer, Business Administrator, in the course entitled "Finite Mathematics."

X. TRANSPORTATION - Requests permission to pay New Hampshire College, Manchester, NH, the sum of $472.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Diana Smestad, Accountant IV, in the course entitled "Research Methods in Business", ALSO permission to pay New Hampshire Technical College, Laconia, NH, the sum of $175.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Thomas Balint, Engineer Technician IV, in the course entitled "Economics", ALSO permission to pay New Hampshire College the sum of $1,120.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Margaret Blacker, Business Administrator II, in the course entitled "Capitol Budgeting and Finance."

Y. YOUTH DEVELOPMENT SERVICES - Requests permission to pay New Hampshire Community College, Manchester, NH, the sum of $345.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Lynn Dermott, Media Generalist, in the course entitled "Internet Technology."

Z. YOUTH DEVELOPMENT SERVICES - Requests permission to pay Notre Dame College, Manchester, NH, the sum of $897.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Violetta Kepa, Teacher Assistant, in the course entitled "Principles of Education."

AA. YOUTH DEVELOPMENT SERVICES - Requests permission to pay River College, Nashua, NH, the sum of $1176.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Tracy Bellemare, Guidance Counselor, in the course entitled "Clinical Assessment and Appraisal."

#243 TRAVEL REQUESTS

The Governor and Executive Council approved the following travel requests, as follows:

A. AGRICULTURE, Markets & Food - Requests permission for Michael Grenier, Program Specialist, and Richard Cote, Laboratory Scientist I, or designee, to travel to South Portland, ME, on September 13-18, 1998 to attend the 1998 Regional Measurement Assurance Program Training. ALSO A CASH ADVANCE OF $484.00 IS REQUESTED for Michael Grenier, and ALSO A CASH ADVANCE OF $484.00 IS REQUESTED for Richard Cote. Total Cost: $989.40. Source of Funds: 100% Registration Fees.

B. CORRECTIONS - Requests permission for Marie Whiting Clerk/Administrator, and Bradford Drown, Probation/Parole Officer, or designee, to travel to Norfolk, VA, on August 28-September 2, 1998 to attend the Annual Parole & Probation Compact Administrator's Association and American Probation & Parole Association 23rd Annual Training Institute. Total Cost: $2,329.50. Source of Funds: 100% Agency Income.

C. CORRECTIONS - Requests permission for William McGonagle, Director, Jeanne North, Instructor, Gustaro Sepulveda, Correctional Officer, or designee, to travel to Columbus, SC, on September 6-16, 1998 to attend theHostage Negotiator School. Total Cost: $1,454.00. Source of Funds: 100% General Fund

D. EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT - Requests permission for Woodbury Fogg, P.E., Director, and Richard Tuck, Deputy Director, or designee, to travel to Charleston, SC, on September 8-11, 1998 to attend the 1998 National Emergency Management Association Annual Conference. Total Cost: $3,440.00. Source of Funds: 80% Utility, 10% Federal, and 10% General Fund.

E. ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Amended The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Griffin, voted to amend the request for permission for Robert Varney, Commissioner and Kenneth Colburn, Director, Senator Burt Cohen, and Representative Jeb Bradley, or designee, to travel to Madison, WI, on August 19-21, 1998 to attend the ECOS (Environmental Council of States) Climate Change Workshop. Total Cost: $2,290.00. Source of Funds: ECOS will reimburse $1,800.00. The balance is Air Permit Fees. The amendment gives permission to Commissioner Robert Varney and Director Kenneth Colburn only to attend Environmental Council of States using the above mentioned funds.

F. ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Requests permission for Rene Pelletier, Administrator, Rick Skarinka, Engineer, George McMennamin, Environmental Program Manager, and Kathy Partridge, Accountant, or designee, to travel to Kennebunkport, ME, on August 25-27,1998 to attend the New England Workshop for State Revolving Fund workshop. Total Cost: $1,628.00. Source of Funds: 100% Federal Fund.

G. FISH AND GAME - Requests permission for James DiStefano, Chief, and Mark Ellingwood, Supervisor, or designee, to travel to Buffalo, NY, on September 23-26, 1998 to attend the Wildlife Society 5th Annual Conference. Permission also requested for a waiver to exceed the 300 mile radius by state vehicle. Total Cost: $1,752.00. Source of Funds: 50% Federal & 50% Fish and Game Fund.

H. FISH AND GAME - Requests permission for Steven Weber, Supervisor, and Kent Gustafson, Biometrician, or designee, to travel to Buffalo, NY, on September 23-27, 1998 to attend the Wildlife Society 5th Annual Conference. Permission also requested for a waiver to exceed the 300 mile radius by personal vehicle. Total Cost: $1,480.00. Source of Funds: 50% Federal & 50% Fish and Game Fund.

I. FISH AND GAME - Requests permission for Major Ronald Alie, Chief, and Captain Jeffery Gray, Asst. Chief, or designee, to travel to Johnsonburg, NJ, on September 28-October 1, 1998 to attend the Northeast Conservation Law Enforcement Chiefs Association. Total Cost: $310.00. Source of Funds: 100% Fish and Game Fund.

J. FISH AND GAME - Requests permission for Major Ronald Alie, Chief, and Wayne Vetter, Executive Director, or designee, to travel to Savannah, GA, on September 10-16, 1998 to attend the National Conservation Law Enforcement Chiefs Association. Total Cost: $2,430.00. Source of Funds: 100% Fish and Game Fund.

K. HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, Office of Health Management - Requests permission for Sueann MacRae, Laboratory Scientist IV, or designee, to travel to Atlanta, GA, on September 14-19, 1998 to attend the Laboratory Science of HIV Conference. Permission also requested for a waiver to exceed the 300 mile radius by Amtrack. Total Cost: $1,035.00. Source of Funds: 54.44% State, 21.56% Federal and 23.24% Highway Fund.

L. HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, Offices of Information Systems and Finance - Requests permission for Richard Bailey, Jr., Director, Dayle Carroll, Director, David Hassler, Manager, and Jonathan Tagupa, System Development Specialist, or designee, to travel to Orlando, FL, on August 22-30, 1998 to attend the Logic Works 1998 User Conference by Platinum. Total Cost: $9,300.35. Source of Funds: 50% Federal & 50% State Fund.

M. HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, Office of Program Support - Requests permission for Karen Kimball, and Wendy Kessler, Bureau Chiefs, Theresa Javis, RN, Tina Brousseau, Licensing Specialist, and John Dabuliewicz, Legal Coordinator, or designee, to travel to St. Pete Beach, FL, on October 5-7, 1998 to attend the Looking Ahead to the 21st Century: Human Care Regulation in the New Millennium Conference. Total Cost: $4,745.00. Source of Funds: 100% General Fund.

N. HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, Office of Program Support, and Office of Information Services - Requests permission for Robert Ehlers, Susan Grimes, and Arlene Burke, RN, Coordinators; and William Johnson, Technical, or designee, to travel to Baltimore, MD, on August 31-September 3, 1998 to attend the Health Care Financing Administration's Annual Training Conference. Total Cost: $3,465.00. Source of Funds: 100% Federal Fund.

O. HIGHWAY SAFETY - Requests permission for Peter Thomson, Coordinator, Debra Garvin, Supervisor, John Stephen, Assistant Commissioner, and Trooper Rod Forey, or designee, to travel to Dearborn, MI, on October 2-8, 1998 to attend The National Association of Governors' Highway Safety Representatives, Putting Partnerships Into Practice II Conference and the National Association of Women Highway Safety Leaders Meeting. Total Cost: $6,736.00. Source of Funds: 100% Federal Fund.

P. INSURANCE - Requests permission for Charles Blossom, Commissioner, Monica Ciolofi, Deputy Commissioner, Steven Lauwers, Assistant Commissioner, Thomas Burke, Director, David Sky, Acting Director, Alex Feldvebel, Analyst, Roy Gutowski, Analyst and Steven Olson, Manager, or designee, to travel to New York, NY, on September 11-16, 1998 to attend the National Association of Insurance Commissioners meetings. Total Cost: $9,513.00. Source of Funds: 100% Insurance Assessments.

Q. JUSTICE - Requests permission for Paul Doran, and Gale Dean, Criminal Justice Program Specialists, or designee, to travel to Providence, RI, on August 25-28, 1998 to attend the US Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance Regional Meeting. Total Cost: $925.00. Source of Funds: 100% Federal Fund.

R. JUSTICE - Requests permission for Jeff Jaran, Detective, or designee, to travel to Annville, PA, on September 20-25, 1998 to attend the Surveillance Photography course. Permission is also requested for a waiver to exceed the 300 mile radius by state vehicle. Total Cost: $860.00. Source of Funds: 100% Federal Fund.

S. PHARMACY - Request permission for Leon Parker, Frank Case, Normand DeWolfe, Commissioners, Paul Boisseau, Executive Secretary, and Carl Kelly, Compliance Inspector, or designee, to travel to Montreal, Canada, on September 16-19, 1998 to attend the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy Annual Meeting. Total Cost: $4,220.00. Source of Funds: 100% General Fund.

T. PUBLIC UTILITIES - Requests permission for Richard Maini, Administrator, or designee, to travel to Rhoboth Beach, DL, on August 17-21, 1998 to attend the National Association of Pipeline Safety Representatives Eastern Regional Annual Meeting. Permission is also requested for a waiver to exceed the 300 mile radius by personal vehicle. Total Cost: $1,236.00. Source of Funds: 50% Utility Assessment & 50% Federal Fund.

U. REAL ESTATE, Appraiser's Board - Requests permission for Gordon Maynard, Chairman, Theresa Simkavich, Board Member, and Sally Sullivan, Administrative Assistant, or designee to, travel to St. Louis, MO, on October 9-14, 1998 to attend the Association of Appraiser Regulatory Officials Workshop. Total Cost: $3,810.00. Source of Funds: 100% General Fund.

V. RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - Requests permission for Robb Thomson, Commissioner, and Dawn Wivell, Director, or designee, to travel to Belfast, Northern Ireland, Dublin, Ireland and Glasgow, Scotland, on October 28-November 8, 1998 to attend the Official New Hampshire Business Matchmaker Trade Mission. Total cost $8,510.00. Source of Funds: 100% General Fund.

W. RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - Requests permission for Ellen Chandler, and Jack McGurin, Directors, Joel Peabody, Assistant Director, Amy Bassett, Coordinator, Richard Andross, Manager, Cray Ball, Foreman, and Randy Kelley Electrician, or designee, to travel to Sunday River, ME, on, September 14-15, 1998 to attend the New England Ski Industry Trade Show. Total Cost: $533.00. Source of Funds: 100% Parks Fund.

X. RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - Requests permission for Stephen Kessler, and Douglas Miner, Forest Rangers, or designee, to travel to Fredricton New Brunswick, Canada, on August 24-28, 1998 to attend the Wildfire Investigation Courses. Total Cost: $1,035.00. Source of Funds: 100% Federal Fund.

Y. SAFETY, Division of Fire - RETRO - Requests permission for J. William Degnan, Deputy Fire Marshal, and Beverly Kowalik, Program Specialist IV, or designee, to travel to Augusta, ME, on July 29, 1998 to attend the New England Fire Marshal's Meeting. Total Cost: NO COST TO THE STATE.

Z. SAFETY - Requests permission for Lynda Rule, or designee, to travel to Orlando, FL, on August 22-27, 1998 to attend the 24th Annual North American Victim Assistance Conference. ALSO A CASH ADVANCE OF $218.00 IS REQUESTED for Lynda Ruel. Total Cost: $726.00. Source of Funds: 100% Highway Fund.

AA. SAFETY - Requests permission for Trooper James White, or designee, to travel to Warwick, RI, on October 4-7, 1998 to attend the 10th Annual Practical Homicide Investigation Seminar. ALSO A CASH ADVANCE OF $300.00 IS REQUESTED for Trooper White. Total Cost: $830.00. Source of Funds: 100% Forfeiture Fees.

BB. SAFETY - Requests permission for Sergeant David Parenteau, Corporal Dale St. Laurent, Corporal Timothy Hayes, and Corporal Thomas Burke, or designee, to travel to Underhill, VT, on September 14-25, 1998 to attend the 74th Session of the NESPAC NCO Academy. Total Cost: $1,120.00. All expenses are to be paid by the Vermont State Police.

CC. SAFETY - Requests permission for Richard Flynn, Commissioner, Virginia Beecher, Director, Margaret Sova, Hearings Officer, and Major David McCarthy, or designee, to travel to Anchorage, AK, on September 24-October 1, 1998 to attend the American Association of Motor Vehicles Administrators (AAMVA) Meeting. Total Cost: $8,500.00. Source of Funds: $2,125.00 will be paid for by AAMVA. The balance of $6,375.00 is 100% Highway Fund.

DD. SAFETY, Division of Safety Services - Requests permission for David Barrett, Director, and Captain Thomas McCabe, Jr., or designee, to travel to San Diego, CA, on September 11-16, 1998 to attend the National Association of Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) Annual Conference. Total Cost: $2,524.00. Source of Funds: 28% Paid for by NASBLA & 72% Federal Fund.

EE. STATE PLANNING - Requests permission for Kathy Enequess, Vice Chair, and C.M Bagley, Director, or designee, to travel to Huron, OH, on September 8-12, 1998 to attend the National Rural Development Partnership, 1998 Leadership Conference. Total Cost: $2,210.00. Source of Funds: 75% Federal & 25% New Hampshire Rural Development Council.

FF. SWEEPSTAKES - Requests permission for Helen Flanagan, Lottery Representative, and Laurent Landry, Field Representative, or designee, to travel to Springfield, MA, on September 17-October 5, 1998 to attend Eastern States Exposition. ALSO A CASH ADVANCE OF $2,250.00 IS REQUESTED for Helen Flanagan, and ALSO A CASH ADVANCE OF $2,250.00 IS REQUESTED for Laurent Landry. Total Cost: $4,500.00. Source of Funds: 100% Lottery Revenue.

LATE ITEMS

A. PETITION OF JUDGE ROGER L. GAUTHIER
Approved the permanent disability certification for Judge Roger L. Gauthier and ordered his retirement from regular service in accordance with RSA 502A:6a.

B. DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES
Authorization to utilize the contractual agreements associated with the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Technical and Support Personnel contract relative to the Statewide IBM systems.

C. DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES
The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Streeter, voted to conduct a public hearing for the purpose of determining whether the public convenience and necessity require that the State acquire either by purchase or by eminent domain, at the sole cost and expense of the Town of New Hampton, some or all of the property owned by Theodore E. Rivest, Jr. in the Town of Bristol. The Governor set up a special committee consisting of Councilor Burton, Chairman, and Councilor Griffin and Councilor Normand.

TABLED ITEM

DATE: 11/19/97
DEPARTMENT: DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
ITEM #: #36
SUBJECT: COLIN J. GILMARTIN - PETITION FOR PARDON HEARING

NO PARDON HEARINGS

 

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