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Minutes
August 28, 1996
 

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GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MINUTES
State House
August 28, 1996 10:00 a.m.

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

The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Rinker, accepted the minutes of the July 31, 1996 meeting.

The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Rinker, accepted the minutes of the July 31, 1996 meeting.

The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Streeter, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized the telephone poll held on August 14, 1996 confirming the Notaries Public and Justices of the Peace from July 31, 1996.

The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Streeter, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized the telephone poll held on August 14, 1996 nominating the Notaries Public and Justices of the Peace.

The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Streeter, seconded by Councilor Burton, confirmed the appointment of several persons nominated for Civil Commissions from the August 14, 1996 list.

The Governor placed in nomination the several persons who applied for Civil Commissions from the August 14, 1996 list.

RESIGNATIONS
The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton, voted to reject the resignation of:
 
AIR RESOURCES COUNCIL
PASQUALE ALOSA, JR, Concord
Effective Immediately
 
CONFIRMATIONS
The Governor and Executive Council confirmed the following appointments:
   
ADULT PAROLE BOARD
LEON CYR, Candia
Replacing Lawrence V. Bachesta, Hampton
Effective Septemer 29, 1996
Term: September 29, 2001
   
DIVISION OF AERONAUTICS
Director JACK W. FERNS, Concord
Replacing Harold W. Buker, Jr., New London
Effective August 28, 1996
Term: August 20, 1998
   
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY
Employment and Training Programs
MICHAEL SWACK, Manchester
Reappointment
Effective August 28, 1996
Term: July 1, 2001
   
ELECTRICIANS BOARD
Public Member
JOAN DELORIE, Pembroke
Replacing Richard B. Cochran, Durham
Effective August 28, 1996
Term: August 26, 2001
   
ENHANCED 911 COMMISSION
Representative of NYNEX
JILL HEALEY WURM, Londonderry
Replacing Kathleen Veracco, Nashua
Effective August 28, 1996
Term: July 8, 1999
   
HAZARDOUS MATERIAL TRANSPORTATION ADVISORY BOARD
Hazardous Material Carrier Industry
TERRY NIGHTINGALE, East Hampstead
Replacing Michael Dowling, Kingston
Effective August 28, 1996
Term: January 30, 1998
   
HIGHER EDUCATIONAL AND HEALTH FACILITIES AUTHORITY
RICHARD N. CUNNINGHAM, Concord
Reappointment
Effective August 28, 1996
Term: June 30, 2001
   
HIGHER EDUCATIONAL AND HEALTH FACILITIES AUTHORITY
PETER F. IMSE, Concord
Reappointment
Effective August 28, 1996
Term: June 30, 2001
   
LAKES MANAGEMENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE
NH Association of Realtors
THOMAS A. HOWARD, Meredith
Reappointment
Effective August 28, 1996
Term: June 27, 1999
   
PHARMACY BOARD
Practicing Pharmacist
NORMAND W. DEWOLFE, New Durham
Reappointment
Effective August 28, 1996
Term: September 6, 2001
   
BOARD FOR THE LICENSING AND REGULATION OF PLUMBERS
Master Plumber
JAMES VAROTSIS, Portsmouth
Replacing William R. Trombly, Manchester
Effective October 28, 1996
Term: October 28, 2001
   
RETIREMENT SYSTEM
Nominated by SEA
DENNIS KINNAN, Manchester
Replacing William M. Connelly, Gilford
Effective August 28, 1996
Term: July 1, 1998
   
SWEEPSTAKES COMMISSION
J. RICHARD HIGGINS, Manchester
Reappointment
Effective August 28, 1996
Term: June 29, 1999
   
TRANSPORTATION APPEALS BOARD
Alternate/Prof. Engineers
LEE F. CARROLL, Gorham
Reappointment
Effective August 28, 1996
Term: June 23, 1999
   
TRANSPORTATION APPEALS BOARD
Alternate/General Public
GEORGE R. CUSHMAN, JR., Dunbarton
Reappointment
Effective August 28, 1996
Term: May 7, 1999
   
TRANSPORTATION APPEALS BOARD
Legal Profession
ERIC G. FALKENHAM, Concord
Reappointment
Effective August 28, 1996
Term: May 7, 1999
   
NOMINATIONS
The Governor nominated the following:
   
STATE APPRENTICESHIP COUNCIL
Labor
JOHN P. JACKSON, Dover
Replacing Daniel Courchesne, Bow
Effective Upon Confirmation
Term: June 25, 2000
   
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY
Community Development Organization
JANICE DEANGELIS, Concord
Replacing David H. Wood, Bethlehem
Effective Upon Confirmation
Term: July 1, 1997
   
COMPENSATION APPEALS BOARD
Attorney
TIMOTHY SULLIVAN, New Boston
Replacing Peter Stuart Wright, Henniker
Effective Upon Confirmation
Term:February 13, 1999
   
ADVISORY COUNCIL ON CONTINUING CARE
Attorney
LINDA CONNELL, Deerfield
Vacancy
Effective Upon Confirmation
Term: 3 Years from Date of Appointment
   
ADVISORY COUNCIL ON CONTINUING CARE
Representative of Business Community
DAVID A. JENSEN, Contoocook
Vacancy
Effective Upon Confirmation
Term: 3 Years from Date of Appointment
   
ADVISORY COUNCIL ON CONTINUING CARE
Member of General Court
CARL R. JOHNSON, Meredith
Vacancy
Effective Upon Confirmation
Term: 3 Years from Date of Appointment
   
ADVISORY COUNCIL ON CONTINUING CARE
Public Member
CAROLYN SCHOENBAUER, Center Harbor
Vacancy
Effective Upon Confirmation
Term: 3 Years from Date of Appointment
   
ELECTRICIANS' BOARD
Public Member
R. PETER CHIERICHETTI, Wentworth
Replacing Arthur P. Palmer, Claremont
Effective October 28, 1996
Term: October 28, 2001
   
STATE BOARD OF FIRE CONTROL
Manufacturing Industry
JOSEPH F. LANDERS, New London
Reappointment
Effective Upon Confirmation
Term: July 8, 2001
   
JOINT PROMOTIONAL PROGRAM SCREENING COMMITTEE
Lodging
STEPHEN P. BARBA, Dixville
Reappointment
Effective Upon Confirmation
Term: July 13, 1999
   
JOINT PROMOTIONAL PROGRAM SCREENING COMMITTEE
Camping
RONALD F. BROWN, Twin Mountain
Reappointment
Effective Upon Confirmation
Term: July 13, 1999
   
MEDICAL REVIEW SUBCOMMITTEE
DANA A. MERRITHEW, Rumney
Reappointment
Effective Upon Confirmation
Term: December 3, 1998
   
NEW ENGLAND INTERSTATE WATER POLLUTION CONTROL COUNCIL
Nominated by Commissioner of Environmental Services
NELSON L. THIBAULT, Nottingham
Succeeding Lindsay M. Collins, New London
Effective Upon Confirmation
Term: September 30, 1999
   
POLICE COMMISSION
JOHN STABILE, r, Nashua
Reappointment
Effective Upon Confirmation
Term: September 1, 1999
   
WATER RESOURCES COUNCIL
BURHNAM A. JUDD, Pittsburg
Reappointment
Effective Upon Confirmation
Term: October 9, 2000

BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY
#1. The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Streeter, authorized and hold a Public Hearing with respect to the contract ("Capital Access Program: Lender Participation Agreement") with Laconia Savings Bank. Action will Authorized a Resolution under RSA 162-A:18 to determine the contract will serve a public use, provide public benefit, the proposed participating bank is qualified to participate, appropriate measures have been taken to ensure CAP loans will be made under the requirements of the Act, the contracts comply with RSA 162-A:12, and reasonable precautions have been made to minimize loss, all within the policy and authority of the Act. A roll call vote was requested, the results are as follows:

Councilor Burton - yes
Councilor Spaulding - yes
Councilor Griffin - yes
Councilor Rinker - yes
Councilor Streeter - yes

#2. Authorized contract with High Point Communications Group, Inc. at $35,000 for public relations services from August 13, 1996 through August 13, 1998.

#3. Authorized contract with Mason & Rich Professional Association at $5,700 for auditing services from July 1, 1996 through June 30, 1997 with option to renew for one additional year.

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

#4. Authorized agreement with the Town of Errol at $270,000 for design, engineering and construction associated with the closure of the municipal landfill through December 30, 1997.

#5. Authorized to accept and expend an additional $1,424,001 from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development through June 30, 1997.

#6. Authorized to accept and expend $81,930 from the US Environmental Protection Agency.

#7. Authorized to budget and expend $63,782 in FY96 Federal Coastal Zone Management funds through June 30, 1997.

#8. Authorized to budget an additional $32,534 in Scenic and Cultural Byways funds from the Department of Transportation. Further Authorized to budget and expend $156,990.17 in prior year federal funds through June 30, 1997.

#9. Authorized the Department of Transportation to transfer $35,196 to OSP to create a CD ROM containing information about the Rte. 16 Corridor Protection Project and to amend agreement with UNH by increasing the dollar amount by $35,196 to a new total of $185,103 through March 31, 1997.

#10. Authorized to amend agreement with the Town of Errol by extending the end date from June 30 to December 31, 1996.

#11. Authorized to amend agreement with the Town of Raymond by extending the end date from June 30 to December 31, 1996.

#12. Authorized agreement with the Town of Stratford at $8,750 as part of the Community Development Block Grant through June 30, 1997.

#13. Authorized agreement with Cheshire County at $220,000 for handicapped accessibility improvements to publicly-owned properties through December 31, 1997.

#14. Authorized to RETROACTIVELY amend agreement with the Town of Gorham by extending the end date from June 30 to December 31, 1996.

#15. Authorized to RETROACTIVELY amend agreement with the Town Raymond by extending the end date from June 30, 1996 to December 31, 1997.

#16. Authorized to amend agreement with the Town of Hinsdale by increasing the dollar amount by $350,000 to a new total of $700,000 and change the end date from December 31, 1996 to December 31, 1997.

#17. Authorized agreement with The O'Neil Griffin Companies, Inc. of Manchester at $12,000 for design and advertising services through December 31, 1996.

#18. Authorized agreement with Donna V. Dunlop of Contoocook at $12,500 for services in connection with the New Hampshire COOKs project through December 31, 1996.

GOVERNOR'S OFFICE ON VOLUNTEERISM
#19. The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized contract with the Winnipesaukee Corporation of Weirs Beach at $5,500 for the 1996 Governor's Volunteer Recognition Awards Ceremony from September 1 - 15, 1996. Sole Source.

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

#20. The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Griffin, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, authorized contract with Earth Tech at $30,000 to provide emergency planning support for the NH Radiological Emergency Response Plan through September 30, 1997. Sole Source.

#21. Authorized to RETROACTIVELY renew contract with WKNE/LB NH, Inc. of Keene at $24,000 for emergency broadcasting services from July 15, 1996 to July 15, 1997. Sole Source.

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

#22. Authorized to receiver $146,000 from the Federal Government (National Guard Bureau) and to budget into existing accounts as stated in letter of July 30, 1996.

#23. Authorized agreement with Waste Management of NH-Londonderry at $10,181 for rubbish removal at the State Military Reservation in Concord and the State Armory in Manchester from September 1, 1996 through August 31, 1997.

#24. Authorized the confirmation of Lieutenant Colonel Jean R. Thibault of Manchester to the rank of Colonel, NH Army National Guard.

#25. Authorized the confirmation of Lieutenant Colonel Roger A. Maxfield of Loudon to the rank of Colonel, NH Army National Guard.

#26. Authorized the confirmation of Major Carl D. Heinecke of Concord to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Army National Guard.

#27. Authorized the confirmation of Major David P. Rolando of Ossipee to the rank of Major, NH Army National Guard.

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

#28. Authorized to pay Johnson Controls, Inc. of Manchester $5,322.70 for repairs done at the Concord, Laconia, Nashua, Portsmouth and Rochester District Courts and the Hillsborough Superior Court-South.

#29. Authorized contract with the University System of NH to provide training programs for state employees from September 1, 1996 through June 30 1997. Sole Source.

#30. Authorized to accept the list of agency transfers for the months of June and July, 1996.

#31. Authorized to accept the salary and benefit transfers for the months of June and July, 1996.

#31A. Authorized to appoint Peter J. Spaulding, as a designee of the Executive Council to hold a hearing on the attached proposal for the renovation, equipment purchase and refinancing of existing indebtedness project in connection with Crotched Mountain Rehabilitation Center, Inc.

DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE ADMINISTRATION
The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#32. Authorized out of state travel for the Collection Division in connection with normal state duties for the period of October/November/December, 1996.

#33. Authorized out of state travel for the Audit Division in connection with normal state duties for the period of October/November/December, 1996.

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

#34. Authorized to accept and expend $48,000 in grant funds from the Federal Office of Victims of Crime through September 30, 1997.

#35. Authorized to budget and expend unexpended victim assistance funds of $203,124.28 through June 30, 1997.

#36. Authorized a grant to the Administrative Office of the Courts at $20,000 for a District Court Domestic Violence Coordinator through June 03, 1997.

#37. Authorized to grant $24,240 to the Milford Police Department and $35,391 to the Salem Police Department for continued support in the NH Drug Task Force through September 30, 1997.

#38. Authorized agreement with Waterville Valley Ski Area Ltd. at $11,362 for a two day conference on child abuse to be held November 7-8, 1996.

#39. Authorized salary increases to the following Assistant Attorneys General from Group M, Step 2 ($45,987) to Group M, Step 3 ($48,449): Patrick Donovan effective August 28, 1996 and John Kissinger effective August 25, 1996.

#40. Authorized to modify the appointment of Lucy C. Hodder from full time to part time Assistant Attorney General at 60% of the salary Group M, Step 3 ($29,069.40) effective September 13, 1996 and part time assistant Attorney General Ann F. Larney from 60% to 80% of the salary Group M, Maximum ($42,698.40) effective September 13, 1996.

#40A. Authorized salary increase for Jennifer J. Patterson, Assistant Attorney General, from Group M, Step 1 ($43,524) to Group M, Step 2 ($45,987) effective August 31, 1996.

TREASURY DEPARTMENT
The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#41. Authorized to accept a voluntary donation of $525.90 from Fabenco, Inc. of Houston TX and deposit into the General Fund.

#42. Authorized to issue a check from funds not otherwise appropriated for in the amount of $1,950 to G. Huntington & Harriet Damon.

#43. Authorized to issue a check from funds not otherwise appropriated for in the amount of $2,677.44 to the Treasurer, Town of Hill.

#44. Authorized to issue a check from funds not otherwise appropriated for in the amount of $2,302 to Burnham Construction.

#45. Authorized to issue a check from funds not otherwise appropriated for in the amount of $43.99 to Robert A. Johnson.

#46. Authorized to issue checks from funds not otherwise appropriated for in the total amount of $63.90 to Richard C. Chapin.

#47. Authorized to issue checks from funds not otherwise appropriated for in the total amount of $4,920.10 as stated in letter of August 12, 1996.

#48. Authorized to accept the report relative to the cash position of the State as of June 30, 1996.

#49. Authorized to accept the average daily collected balances for the second quarter of 1996.

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

Library
#50. Authorized RETROACTIVE contract with the Department of Corrections at $19,200 for the production of catalog cards from July 1, 1996 through December 31, 1997.

Arts
#51. Authorized to accept and expend additional federal grant funds of $24,800 through August 31, 1997.

#52. Authorized agreement with Grand Monadnock Arts Council at $5,040 to support the growth and development of the arts through August 30, 1997.

#53. Authorized agreement with the Manchester Institute of Arts and Science at $6,300 to provide educational opportunities in the arts through August 30, 1997.

#54. Authorized agreement with Plymouth Friends of the Arts at $5,040 to support the arts through August 30, 1996.

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, MARKETS & FOOD
The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#55. Authorized agreement with Rockingham County Conservation District of Brentwood at $20,000 to perform certain tasks as stated in letter of July 29, 1996.

#56. Authorized agreement with the NH Agricultural Experiment Station in Durham at $25,000 for analytical services through June 30, 1997.

HIGHWAY SAFETY AGENCY
#57. The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Streeter, authorized contract with Joel J. Kirby at $17,625 to serve as the program representative in coordinating the "Fatal Reality" mock trial program statewide from October 1, 1996 through September 30, 1997.

#58. Not Used.

COMMISSION FOR HUMAN RIGHTS
#59. The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Rinker, authorized to pay May, 1996 out of state travel expenses totaling $137.85 to two employees.

EMPLOYMENT SECURITY
The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#60. Authorized to accept and expend $35, 964.46 and to establish a Training Coordinator position through June 30, 1997 as stated in letter of July 11, 1996. Fiscal Committee approved August 7, 1996.

#61. Authorized to accept and expend federal funds of $110,000. Further Authorized agreement with NH Job Training Council for services as part of the Welfare Reform Employment Program through June 30, 1997.

#62. Authorized agreement with ARC Electrostatic Painting Company at $15,000 for electrostatic furniture painting services through June 30, 1997.

#63. Authorized agreement with the NH Job Training Council at $400,000 to provide an effective reemployment and training services program through June 30, 1997.

#64. Authorized agreement with Postsecondary Technical Education at $12,100 to obtain Internet access and related technical support and consulting services through May 1, 1997.

#65. Authorized agreement with George E. Merrill & Sons, Inc. at 10,000 for snow plowing and removal services at the Salem office through June 30, 1997.

#66. Authorized agreement with Lacasse Paving and Construction Company, Inc at $5,000 for snow plowing and removal services at the Berlin office through June 30, 1997.

#67. Authorized agreement with Advance Building Maintenance at $10,788 for janitorial services at the Manchester Office through June 20, 1997.

#68. Authorized to continue agreement with the Division of Human Services at $328,500 for the Alternate Work Experience On-The-Job Training program through June 30, 1997.

INSURANCE DEPARTMENT
#69. The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Rinker, authorized out of sate travel to cover all meeting, hearings and other official activities associated with the National Association of Insurance Commissioners from July 1 through September 30, 1996.

LIQUOR COMMISSION
#70. The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Streeter, authorized to reclassify position of Word Processor , LG 8 to License Clerk, LG 10.

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

#71. Authorized to accept and expend $9,810.41 from the Department of Education for the Adult Basic Education program through June 30, 1997.

#72. Authorized to hire Dr. Charles Ward, as Chief Physician for the State Prison at Group Q1, Maximum ($97,164).

#73. Authorized to amend the rate of pay for John Moreau, Registered Pharmacist from $20 per hour to $20.50 per hour for FY97.

#74. Authorized agreement with Fences Unlimited, Inc. of Salem at $36,900 for motorized gate conversion at the State Prison through October 30, 1996.

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

#75. Authorized to renew lease agreement with McCarthy Properties for office space at $184,000 annually from October 1, 1996 to September 30, 1998.

#76. Authorized to accept the report on activity within the Travel and Tourism Revolving Fund.

#77. Authorized to accept an allotment of federal funds of $11,573 under the Cooperative Forestry Assistance Act and to expend these funds to upgrade fire protection.

#78. Authorized to accept $25,000 from the US Small Business Administration of NH and to budget these funds as stated in letter of August 13, 1996.

#79. Authorized to expend $315,000 from the Economic Development funds and establish a budget as state in letter of August 13, 1996.

#80. Authorized to accept $275,000 from the Public Service Company of NH and to budget these funds as stated in letter of August 5, 1996.

#81. Authorized agreement with Pepsi-Cola Company and accept a cash donation of $8,000 for marketing support to Cannon Mountain and Mt. Sunapee Ski area.

#82. The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Griffin, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, authorized contract with NE State Travel Directors Council, Inc. at $60,000 for regional international marketing through June 30, 1997. Sole Source.

#83. Authorized to pay $5,777.30 in annual membership dues to Ski NH of North Woodstock for Cannon Mountain and Mt. Sunapee Ski Areas.

#84. Authorized out of state travel to attend Discover NE board meetings and other functions associated with travel promotions and regional efforts from October 1 through December 31, 1996.

#85. Authorized to amend agreement with William Robinson by increasing the dollar amount by $2,700 for a new total of $5,500 for sewer system testing at Franconia Notch State Park and Mt. Washington State Park.

#86. Authorized to issue a Special Use Permit to Cap'n Sav's Charters for parking spaces and retail sales office rental at Rye Marina at $2.50 per car and office rental at $200 per year through June 30, 2001.

#87. Authorized to accept a cash donation of $50 from Valerie Prime of Gilsum for the interpretive education at Pillsbury State Park.

#88. Authorized to accept a donation from John Bowler of a two way truck mounted radio to be used at Greenfield State Park.

#89. Authorized grants to various organizations for advertising and promotion projects in the total amount of $49,697.50.

FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT

ITEMS #90 & #91 - The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, approved the following:

#90. Authorized to accept $15,000 from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Further Authorized contract with Karen Parker-Acerno of Raymond at $14,000 to be the Assistant Education Coordinator at Sandy Point Discovery Center through June 30, 1996. Sole Source.
#91. Authorized to accept and expend $32,732.70 in Federal Aid in Wildlife Restoration Funds through December 31, 1997. Further Authorized contract with UNH, Office of Sponsored Research at $30,000 to study winter feeding habits of the White Tailed deer. Sole Source.

#92. Authorized to transfer $12,296 as stated in letter of July 22, 1996. Fiscal Committee approved August 7, 1996.

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

#93. Authorized to reclassify position of Air Pollution Control Engineer I, LG 17 to Program Specialist III, LG 22.

#94. Authorized agreement with the Upper Valley Lake Sunapee Regional Planning Commission at $8,681 to conduct a household hazardous waste collection project through March 30, 1997. Sole Source.

#95. Authorized to budget $222,562 in the State Revolving Loan Management Fund through July 30, 1997.

#96. Authorized to accept $119,818 from the US Environmental Protection Agency for the State Revolving Fund Program through June 30, 1997.

#97. Authorized loan agreement with the Town of Hooksett Sewer Commission at $252,000 to finance the installation of various sewer extensions with in the town.

#98. Authorized to accept $66,003 from the US Environmental Protection Agency through December 31, 1997.

#99. Authorized to reimburse the Town of Alton $122,640.57 for a landfill closure as stated in letter of July 24, 1996. Fiscal Committee approved August 7, 1996.

#100. Authorized to continue an Environmentalist I position and establish and Environmentalist II position as stated in letter of August 6, 1996. Fiscal Committee approved August 7, 1996.

#101. Withdrawn By Agency - Authorize to establish an Attorney III position through June 30, 1997 as stated in letter of July 22, 1996. Fiscal Committee approved August 7, 1996.

#102. Authorized agreement with General Linen Services Co., Inc. at $600 for laboratory coats and towel rental from July 1 through December 31, 1996.

#103. Authorized to amend contract with Woodward & Curran Environmental Services, Inc. of Portland ME at $287,751 to provide labor, technical and utilities services for the hazardous waste site in Epping through August 31, 1997.

#104. Authorized contract with de la Torre Klausmeier Consulting, Inc. of Austin TX at $40,000 to study diesel motor vehicle emission through December 31, 1996.

#105. Authorized a State grant of $37,799.37 to the Town of Pembroke for a landfill closure project.

#106. Authorized to accept the Waste Management Council 1995 Annual Report.

DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITES COUNCIL
The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#107. Authorized to carry forward unexpended Federal Fiscal Year 1994, 1995 and 1996 grant awards in the amount of $197,240 through June 30, 1997.

#108. Authorized lease agreement with John J. Faltley Co. of Braintree MA at $57,200 for office space at the Concord Center from September 1, 1996 through August 31, 1999.

#109. The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, authorized to amend agreement with the Disabilities Rights Center, Inc. of Concord by extending the end date from August 31, 1996 to August 31, 1997 and increasing the dollar amount by $19,000, from $10,800 to $29,800. Sole Source.

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

#110. Authorized to extend leave of absence without pay to Wayne D. MacDonald from September 1 through November 7, 1996.

#111. Authorized to RETROACTIVELY renew lease agreement with Paulette Semprimi of Portsmouth at $90,000 for office space from August 12, 1996 through August 11, 1999.

ITEMS #113 & #114 - The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Griffin, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, approved the following:

#113. Authorized to amend agreement with Bay State Computer Group of Boston MA by increasing dollar amount by $500,000, from $361,600 to $861,600. Sole Source.
#114. Authorized to amend agreement with JSO, Inc. of New London by extending the end date from October 1, 1996 to October 31, 1997. Sole Source.

DIVISION OF PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES
The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#115. Authorized to accept a donation of $90 in memory of Nancy Sheldon to be used by the Catastrophic Illness Program.

#116. Authorized salary increase for Alex J. Novak, Forensic Toxiocologist, from Group N, Step 2 ($50,100) to Group N, Step 3 ($52,562) effective September 8, 1996.

#117. Authorized to accept a donation of an Avanti Seating System valued at $500.

#118. Authorized contract with the City of Franklin at $19,000 to provide regional health officer training and support, and visiting nurse health education outreach program through September 30, 1996.

#119. Authorized agreement with Stericycle, Inc. of Salem at $22,000 for biohazardous and pathological waste removal through June 30, 1998.

#120. Authorized contract with Frederic Shaw of Concord at $7,000 to assist in efforts to prevent the transmission of the HIV virus through December 31, 1996.

#121. Authorized to amend contract with Douglas Schwarz by decreasing the dollar amount by $22,750, from $75,680 to $52,930 and extend the end date from June 30, 1996 to June 30, 1997.

#122. Authorized to amend contract with the City of Nashua by increasing the dollar amount by $10,712, from $203,238 to $213,950 through June 30, 1997.

#123. Authorized to amend contract with Southern NH Services, Inc. of Manchester by increasing dollar amount by $72,404, from $1,376,343 to $1,448,747 through June 30, 1997.

#124. Authorized to amend contract with Southwestern Community Services, Inc. of Keene by increasing dollar amount by $7,213, from $572,353 to $579,566 through June 30, 1997.

#125. Authorized to amend contract with Rockingham Community Action, of Portsmouth by increasing dollar amount by $2,748, from $704,258 to $707,006 through June 30, 1997.

#126. Authorized to amend contract with Ossipee Concerned Citizens of Center Ossipee by increasing dollar amount by $211 from $263,460 to $263,671 through June 30, 1997.

DIVISION OF HUMAN SERVICES
The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#127. Authorized to conduct a staff training sessions at $8,697.52 and agreement with Tim Gard of Littleton CO at $3,000 to facilitate workshop sessions on September 9 & 10, 1996.

#128. Authorized to accept and expend a grant of $3,210 from the Rockingham County Community Action Program through June 03, 1997.

#129. Authorized to amend agreement with Second Start of Concord by increasing the dollar amount by $31,118, from $83,000 to $114,118 through June 30, 1997.

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

#130. Authorized to budget and expend $68,201 of unexpended grant funds from the US Department of Health & Human Services through June 30, 1997.

#131. Authorized to accept material contributions as stated in letter of July 31, 1996.

DIVISION OF ELDERLY AND ADULT SERVICES
#132. The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Streeter, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized agreement with Greg Charest of Nashua at $500 per case for legal services for a two year period.

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

#133. Authorized agreement with NH Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence at $122,000 as part of the Emergency Shelter Grant-In-Aid program through June 30, 1997.

#134. Authorized agreement with Terrence J-R Smithers of Gilmanton Iron Works at $33,022.80 to continue and improve the AIDS Education Risk Reduction Outreach program through June 30, 1997.

#135. Authorized to amend contract with Rockingham Community Action of Portsmouth by increasing dollar amount by $22,000, from $68,000 to $90,000 through June 30, 1997. Sole Source.

NH HOSPITAL
#136. The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized to amend contract with Concord Hospital by adding Employee Health Services and increase the dollar amount by $25,000, from $239,000 to $264,000 through June 30, 1997.

BOARD OF MEDICINE
#137. The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Streeter, authorized to transfer $7,426.25 in examination fees to current expenses.

BOARD OF BARBERING, COSMETOLOGY AND ESTHETICS
#138. The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Streeter, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized contract with Easter Seal Society of NH at $3,373.87 for janitorial services through September 5, 1997.

NH VETERANS HOME
#139. The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Rinker, authorized out of state travel for staff to states within the Department of Veterans Affairs Northeast Region from October 1 through December 1, 1996.

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

#140. Authorized leave of absence without pay for Anthony Paquet from September 20, 1996 through September 7, 1997.

#141. Authorized to RETROACTIVELY extend leave of absence without pay to Wayne Eigobroadt from July 27 through December 31, 1996.

#142. Authorized to accept and expend $12,061 from the NH Department of Education and to establish a Teacher Assistant position through June 30, 1997 as stated in letter of July 25, 1996. Fiscal Committee approved August 7, 1996.

#143. Authorized contract with P & T Container Services Co. of Haverhill MA at $5,656 for rubbish removal through August 31, 1997.

GOVERNOR'S COMMISSION ON DISABILITY
#144. The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized agreement with the Governor's Commission on Disability at $24,000 to house the Statewide Independent Living Council through June 30, 1997.

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
The Governor and Council acted as follows:

#145. Authorized to reclassify position of Rehabilitation Counselor II, LG 20 to Program Specialist II, LG 20.

#146. Authorized to RETROACTIVELY accept and expend grant funds of $1,919,996 from the US Department of Labor from July 1, 1996 through June 30, 1997.

#147. Authorized agreement with Gerald McCarthy Properties at $59,400 of Pembroke for office space through August 31, 1999 with an option to renew for two additional years.

#148. Authorized to grant funds of $13,186 to the Rockingham Community Action, Inc. of Portsmouth as part of the Adult Basic Education Program through June 30, 1997.

#149. The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, authorized to amend contract with Impact Strategies of Weare by increasing dollar amount by $24,500, from $42,400 to $66,900. Sole Source.

#150. Authorized contract with Versa Management Systems, Inc. of Boca Raton, FL at $25,000 to provide computer systems software support and maintenance through June 03, 1997. Sole Source.

#151. Authorized to grant $17,519 to the Strafford County Department of Corrections as part of the Carl D. Perkins Vocation al Education Act through June 30, 1997.

POSTSECONDARY TECHNICAL EDUCATION
The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#152. Authorized to accept and expend funds of $98,528 from the NH Dept. of Health and Human Services Health Care Transition Fund Community Grant Program through June 30, 1998.

#153. Authorized NHTI to accept and expend funds of $3,000 from the NH Dept. of Education through June 30, 1997.

#154. Authorized NHTI to accept and expend grant funds of $2,500 from the NH Bar Foundation through May 31, 1997.

#155. Authorized NHTI to accept and expend grant funds of $26,624.76 from the NH Job Training Council through June 30, 1997.

#156 Authorized leave of absence without pay to Melanie Martel from November 16, 1996 through January 5, 1997.

#157. Authorized to expend up to $2,500 for out of state travel for student recruitment purposes through December 30, 1996.

#158. Authorized the confirmation of Dr. William G. Simonton as President of the NH Technical Institute at Group N, Maximum ($57,487).

#159. Authorized the Community Tech College, Berlin, to accept and expend funds of $56,000 from the NH Department of Education as part of the Single Parent Grant Program through September 30, 1997.

#160. Authorized the Community Tech College, Claremont, to accept and expend funds of $32,500 from the NH Department of Education as part of the Single Parent Grant Program through September 30, 1997.

#161. Authorized the Community Tech College, Laconia, to accept and expend funds of $19,400 from the NH Department of Education as part of the Single Parent Grant Program through September 30, 1997.

#162. Authorized the Community Tech College, Stratham, to accept and expend funds of $19,400 from the NH Department of Education as part of the Single Parent Grant Program through September 30, 1997.

#163. Authorized NHTI to accept and expend funds of $41,500 from the NH Department of Education as part of the Single Parent Assistant Program through September 30, 1997.

#164. Authorized the Community Tech College, Berlin, to accept and expend additional grant funds of $1,598.51 as part of the Carl D. Perkins Program Improvements through September 30, 1997.

#165. Authorized the Community Tech College, Laconia, to accept and expend funds of $18,800 from the NH Department of Education as part of the Sex Equity Grant Program through September 30, 1997.

#166. Authorized the Community Tech College, Manchester, to accept and expend funds of $28,020 from the NH Department of Education as part of the Single Parent Grant Program through September 30, 1997.

#166A. Authorized the Community Tech College, Manchester, to renew contract with Gauvin Technologies of Merrimack at $75,000 for training through June 30, 1787.

#167. Authorized the Community Tech College, Nashua, to accept and expend funds of $44,261.81 from the NH Department of Education as part of the Sex Equity Grant Program through September 30, 1997.

#168. Authorized the Community Tech College, Stratham, to accept and expend funds of $9,509.05 from the NH Department of Education as part of the Carl D. Perkins Program Improvements through September 30, 1997.

POLICE STANDARDS AND TRAINING COUNCIL
The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#169. Authorized agreement with the National Institute of Ethics in Casselberry, FL at $4,000 to conduct a 3 day "Law Enforcement Educating Parents" course from January 27 - 29, 1997.

#170. Authorized agreement with the Traffic Institute, Northwestern University of Evanstown IL at $37,900 to provide services to conduct four training courses as stated in letter of August 14, 1996.

#171. Authorized agreement with Harry O'Reilly of Monroe NY at $19,960 to provide services to conduct two training courses as stated in letter of August 14, 1996.

#172. Authorized agreement with William Berger of North Miami Beach, FL at $3,900 to conduct a three day "Community Oriented Policing" course on October 21 - 23, 1996.

#173. Authorized agreement with Richard Ayres of Fredricksburg VA at $4,600 to provide services to conduct three training courses as stated in letter of August 6, 1996.

SWEEPSTAKES COMMISSION
#174. The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Streeter, authorized contract with Johnson & Hill Staffing Services, Inc. of Springfield MA at $6,773 to staff the Sweepstakes booth at the Eastern States Exposition from September 13 - 29, 1996. Sole Source.

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

#175. Authorized to accept an additional $43,729 from the Federal Highway Administration for the project entitled "The Joint Federal/State motor Fuel Tax Compliance Project" through July 1, 1997.

#176. Authorized to establish a Technical Support Specialist II position through June 30, 1997 as stated in letter of July 25, 1996. Fiscal Committee approved August 7, 1996.

#177. Authorized leave of absence without pay to Lawrence W. Walker from September 12 through December 12, 1996.

#178. Authorized leave of absence without pay to Michelle Myrdek from July 29 through October 29, 1996.

#179. Authorized leave of absence without pay to Janice A. Arnold from September 4 through December 4, 1996.

#180. Authorized contract with Roger H. Klose at $6,000 for expert witness services through June 30, 1997.

#181. Authorized agreement with Tappan Enterprises of Greenland at $8,722.34 to provide janitorial services from November 1, 1996 through June 30, 1997.

#182. Authorized agreement with Administrative Unit 36 of Whitefield to provide storage space for motorcycles for twenty-five years.

#183. Authorized agreement with Atlantic Storage Trailer Rentals at $7,680 to provide storage space for motorcycles through June 30, 1997.

#184. Authorized to restore 90 hours and 38 minutes of sick leave to Corporal Leslie H. LaGrenade.

#184A. Authorized to extend lease agreement with the Town of Bow at $6,432.46 for office space for State Police Troop D operations through July 31, 1997.

STATE PORT AUTHORITY
The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:
#185. Authorized agreement with UNH at $62,202 to provide monitoring services of mitigation of eel grass, sale marsh and mudflats for the expansion project through June 30, 1997.

#185A. Authorized contract with NH Pinger Association at $30,000 to manage acoustical devices from September 15, 1996 through March 15, 1998.

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
The Governor and Council acted as follows:

#186. Authorized to accept the Contemplated Award List for the period of July 13 through August 8, 1996.

#187. Authorized to appoint a Commission to hold a hearing on the alteration to NH Rte 114 bridge in Henniker. The Commission will consist of: Richard Cadarette of Bow, Larry G. Elliott of Antrim and Cynthia Brown of Canterbury.

#188. Authorized to appoint a Layout Commission on the Andover, BRF-X-T-104-1(2), P-4383 project. The Layout Commission will consist of: Richard Cadarette of Bow, Larry G. Elliott of Antrim and Cynthia Brown of Canterbury.

#189. Authorized to appoint a Layout Commission on the Windham-Salem, M-STP-F-038-1(5), 10075 project. The Layout Commission will consist of: Raymond W. Curti of Dover, Leroy H. Syphers of Greenland and Cynthia Brown of Canterbury.

#190. Authorized to accept and expend $43,855 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the NH Office of Emergency Management to pay for emergency repairs to railroad lines.

#191. Authorized lease agreement with Lori Mae Currier for 75 feet of frontage for a pedestrian crossing in Laconia at $425 per year for five years, with an option to renew for five years, plus an administrative fee of $350.

#192. Authorized to amend agreement with the NH Transit Association of Lebanon by increasing dollar amount by $20,000, from $60,000 to $80,000 through June 30, 1997.

#193. Authorized that the Construction Program for State Aid for Class I, II and III highways using State Aid Construction fund for FY97 be approved.

#194. Authorized to accept and expend funds of $196,044 from the US Department of Transportation.

#195. Authorized to quitclaim whatever interest the State may have in the Old Rte. 3 highway easement in Northumberland to Richard and Doreen Hart.

#196. Authorized to sell a 1.0 acre parcel of land and 1 1/2 story wood framed house in Milford to William F.Hutchinson of Sharon for $31,101.30.

#197. Authorized to quitclaim whatever interest the State may have in the old highway easement of NH Rte. 9 in Chesterfield to David and Barbara Copeland.

#198. Authorized to quitclaim a portion of state owned highway easement on Squam Lakes Road in exchange for a portion of property owned by Roger and Patricia Hamblin in Sandwich.

#199. Authorized to continue to participate in the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials Environmental Technical Assistance Project at $5,000 for FY97.

#200. Authorized to participate in the National Transportation Product Evaluation Program at $4,500.

#201. Authorized agreement with ORACLE Corporation of Redwood Shores CA at $8,835 for software maintenance through August 31, 1997. Sole Source.

#202. Authorized agreement with Infrasoft Corporation of Waltham MA at $18,960.48 for software maintenance through August 31, 1997. Sole Source.

#203. Authorized agreement with Applied Information Sciences, Inc. of Greenbelt MD at $18,127 for computer software through August 31, 1997. Sole Source.

#204. Authorized agreement with Graphic Data Systems Corporation of Englewood CO at $87,128 for computer hardware and software maintenance through August 31, 1997.

#205. Authorized agreement with Richard Bartlett & Assoc. of Concord at $350,000 for surveying services for various projects statewide.

#206. Authorized agreement with Gove Environmental Services, Inc. of Exeter at $49,500 for consultant services.

#207. Authorized agreement with Professional Service Industries, Inc. of Portsmouth at $200,000 for statewide bridge deck evaluations through June 30, 1998.

#208. Authorized to amend agreement with Rockingham Planning Commission of Exeter by increasing the dollar amount by $22,500, from $92,836 to $115,336.

#209. Authorized agreement with Clough, Harbour & Associates of Keene by increasing the dollar amount by $135,548.58, from $789,616 to $925,164.58.

#210. Authorized contract with Koning Electrical Service Co., Inc. of Ashland at $34,961 to provide and install a resident monitoring system a the Glencliff Home in Benton.

#211. Authorized contract with Leighton White, Inc. of Milford at $308,892 to repair parking lots at the National Guard Center in Concord.

#212. Authorized contract with Eclipse Construction, Inc. of Bedford at $42,500 to upgrade dock area at Liquor Store #69 in Nashua.

#213. Authorized to amend contract with Lane Construction Corp of Manchester by increasing the dollar amount by $118,400, from $1,624,700 to $1,743,100.50.

#214. Authorized contract with Great Bay Contracting, Inc. of Hooksett at $38,158 for landscape planting and pruning services in the Historic District in Epsom.

#215. Authorized contract with L.G. Cushing and Sons, Inc. of Walpole at $22,087.50 for the construction of drilled wells and pumps on the properties of Eleanor Gallagher in Antrim, Kaye Hoyt in Webster and Robert Safford in Deering.

#216. Authorized contract with Wragg Bros. Well Drilling Co. of Plainfield at $23,400 for constriction of drilled wells and pumps on the properties of John Benton in Thornton, Mitzi Corneau of Hill and Isabell Leighton of Center Harbor.

#217. Authorized contract with Salmon Falls Nursery, Inc. of Berwick ME at $18,918.50 for landscaping and selective tree removal in Canterbury through October 31, 1997.

#218. Authorized contract with American Excavating Corporation of Derry at $99,035.50 for sewer line construction at the Seabrook Rest Area facility through November 1, 1996.

#219. Authorized agreement with A.D. Electric, Inc. of Sabattus ME at $93,060.30 for traffic signal installation in Rochester.

#220. Authorized contract with L.G. Cushing and Sons, Inc. of Walpole at $24,998 for drilled wells and pumps on the properties of William Friend in Kingston, Brian Lafortune in Pelham and Rich Winsor in Newton.

#221. Authorized contract with Delucca Fence Company, Inc. of Methuen MA at $263,706 for the removal and replacement of approximately 8,800 ft. of existing beam guard rail at 55 sites.

#222. Authorized contract with Cianbro Corporation of Pittsfield ME at $13,972,589.85 for bridge replacement and reconstruction and widening of Rte. 4 and bridge in Dover.

#223. TUITION REQUESTS
The Governor and Executive Council approved as follows:

A. EDUCATION - Requests permission to pay UNH, Concord NH the sum of $548.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Sandra J. Hyslop, Accountant II, in the course entitled Contemporary Management Issues.

B. EDUCATION - Requests permission to pay NHTI, Concord NH the sum of $376.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Pamela Sue Meacham, Word Processor Operator, in the course entitled PC Applications.

C. EDUCATION - Requests permission to pay NHTI, Concord NH the sum of $1,196.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Beverly A. Muse, Computer Applications Programmer II, in the courses entitled Intro to Computer & Operating Systems, Visual Basic and Finite Mathematics.

D. EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT - Requests permission to pay NHTI, Concord NH the sum of $333.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Janice Wing, Business Admin. I, in the course entitled Supervision.

E. EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT - Requests permission to pay NH College, Laconia NH the sum of $324.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Tammy Vaillancourt, Accountant I, in the course entitled Economics I.

F. EMPLOYMENT SECURITY - Requests permission to pay Community College of Vermont, Springfield VT the sum of $484.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Donna Knowlton, Interviewer, in the course entitled Introduction to Human Services.

G. EMPLOYMENT SECURITY - Requests permission to pay NHTI, Concord NH the sum of $376.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Nathan Hamel, Mail Clerk I, in the course entitled PC Applications.

H. EMPLOYMENT SECURITY - Requests permission to pay NHTI, Concord NH the sum of $444.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Jill D. Brown, Accounting Technician, in the course entitled Intermediate Accounting I.

I. ENERGY & COMMUNITY SERVICES - Requests permission to pay NH College, Manchester NH the sum of $420.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Scott Maltzie, Assistant Director, in the course entitled Human Behavior in Organizations.

J. ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Requests permission to pay UNH, Nashua NH the sum of $765.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling James Zeppieri, Hydrogeologist, in the course entitled Introduction to Groundwater Modeling.

K. ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Requests permission to pay Franklin Pierce College, Concord NH the sum of $430.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Tammy Cayton, Clerk IV, in the course entitled Accounting I.

L. ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Requests permission to pay NHTI, Concord NH the sum of $555.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Kiawa Krzcuik, Air Pollution Control Technician I, in the course entitled Introductory Mathematics II.

M. ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Requests permission to pay NH College, Hooksett NH the sum of $840.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Daniel Burleigh, MIS Analyst Programmer I, in the course entitled Managerial & Financial Accounting.

N. ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Requests permission to pay UNH, Durham NH the sum of $702.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Gregory A. Kirby, Environmentalist III, in the course entitled Geostatistics.

O. ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Requests permission to pay Tufts University, Medford MA., the sum of $2,620.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Mary Ruel, Air Pollution Control Engineer, in the course entitled Health Effects & Risk Assessment.

P. ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Requests permission to pay NHTI, Concord NH the sum of $709.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Marc Trendell, Machinist Foreman, in the courses entitled Introduction to Calculus and Design Graphics I.

Q. ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Requests permission to pay NH Community College, Manchester NH the sum of $674.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Kenneth Judkins, Electrician/Supervisor II, in the course entitled Drafting I.

R. ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Requests permission to pay UNH, Nashua NH the sum of $765.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Michael Wimsatt, Waste Management Specialist III, in the course entitled Introduction to Groundwater Modeling.

S. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES - OFFICE OF ADMINISTRATION - Requests permission to pay Hesser College, Manchester NH the sum of $408.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Stacy A. Lareau, Human Resource Assistant I, in the course entitled Introduction to Psychology.

T. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES - OFFICE OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS - Requests permission to pay NH College, Hooksett NH the sum of $840.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Ronald Hrasna, DP Project Manager, in the course entitled Strategic Management.

U. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES - DIV. OF MENTAL HEALTH - Requests permission to pay NHTI, Concord NH the sum of $376.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling James Musumeci, Program Planning & Review Specialist, in the course entitled Computer Networking.

V. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES - DIV. OF MENTAL HEALTH - Requests permission to pay NHTI, Concord NH the sum of $444.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Erica Falzone, Executive Sec., in the course entitled Introduction to Human Services I.

W. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES - DIV. OF ELDERLY & ADULT - Requests permission to pay UNH, Durham NH the sum of $720.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Brian McVeigh, Social Worker, in the course entitled Research Methods in Social Work.

X. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES - DIV. OF PUBLIC HEALTH - Requests permission to pay New England College, Henniker NH the sum of $490.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Katherine Marieb, Clinical Coordinator II, in the course entitled Legal and Ethical Aspects of Human Service Management.

Y. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES - DIV. OF HUMAN SERVICES - Requests permission to pay NH College, Manchester NH the sum of $840.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Cheryl B. Kordas, Program Specialist, in the course entitled Managerial Accounting.

Z. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES - DIV. OF HUMAN SERVICES - Requests permission to pay College for Lifelong Learning, Berlin NH the sum of $294.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Suzanne Cable, Senior Clerk Interviewer, in the course entitled Critical Thinking and Legal Writing.

AA. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES - DIV. OF HUMAN SERVICES - Requests permission to pay College for Lifelong Learning, Nashua NH the sum of $568.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Mary Barth, Case Technician, in the course entitled Psychology of Occupational Stress.

BB. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES - DIV. OF HUMAN SERVICES - Requests permission to pay St. Josephs College, Standish ME the sum of $510.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Leslie M. Alcorn, Medical Services Consultant I, in the course entitled Comparative Religion.

CC. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES - DIV. OF PUBLIC HEALTH - Requests permission to pay UNH, Durham NH the sum of $720.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Janet Dedo, Registered Nurse, in the course entitled Social Work Practice I.

DD. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES - DIV. OF PUBLIC HEALTH - Requests permission to pay Springfield College, Manchester NH the sum of $1,450.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Jeanne Brissette, Nurse Coordinator II, in the courses entitled Human Services Administration: Policies & Alternatives and Project in Administration.

EE. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES - DIV. OF PUBLIC HEALTH - Requests permission to pay USNH/College for Lifelong Learning, Bow NH the sum of $568.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Donna Parisi, Program Coordinator, in the course entitled Human Development.

FF. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES - DIV. OF PUBLIC HEALTH - Requests permission to pay UNH, Durham NH the sum of $1,440.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Janet Dedo, Registered Nurse, in the course entitled Field Internship I,II.

GG. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES - DIV. OF PUBLIC HEALTH - Requests permission to pay College for Lifelong Learning, Concord NH the sum of $568.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Melissa Pettingill, Administrative Secretary, in the course entitled Contemporary Management Issues.

HH. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES - DIV. OF PUBLIC HEALTH - Requests permission to pay College for Lifelong Learning, Concord NH the sum of $548.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Melissa Pettingill, Administrative Secretary, in the course entitled Behavior in Organizations.

II. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES - DIV. OF HUMAN SERVICES - Requests permission to pay NH College, Manchester NH the sum of $840.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Margaret Noga, Internal Auditor II, in the course entitled Marketing Strategies.

JJ. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES - DIV. OF HUMAN SERVICES - Requests permission to pay NH College, Manchester NH the sum of $840.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Barbara Hoover, Program Specialist III, in the course entitled Human Behavior in Organizations.

KK. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES - DIV. OF HUMAN SERVICES - Requests permission to pay College for Lifelong Learning, Bow NH the sum of $548.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Patricia Fostier, Program Specialist II, in the course entitled Financial Management.

LL. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES - DIV. OF HUMAN SERVICES - Requests permission to pay Springfield College, Manchester NH the sum of $1,450.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Karen Healy, Medical Consultant I, in the course entitled Project I in Administration.

MM. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES - DIV. OF PUBLIC HEALTH - Requests permission to pay Rivier College, Nashua NH the sum of $552.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Linda S. Wilking, Construction Coordinator II, in the course entitled Fire Prevention.

NN. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES - DIV. OF PUBLIC HEALTH - Requests permission to pay Rivier College, Nashua NH the sum of $577.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Linda Wilking, Construction Coordinator II, in the course entitled Principles of Management.

OO. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES - OFFICE OF FINANCE - Requests permission to pay NH Tech College, Laconia NH the sum of $324.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Teresa Commeau, Accountant I, in the course entitled Business Communications.

PP. HOSPITAL - Requests permission to pay Notre Dame College, Manchester NH the sum of $819.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Anne Sullivan, Occupational Therapist II, in the course entitled Addictive Disorders.

QQ. HOSPITAL - Requests permission to pay UNH, Manchester NH the sum of $616.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Maria Victoria Figuerres, Registered Nurse III, in the course entitled Introduction to Computer Applications.

RR. HOSPITAL - Requests permission to pay College for Lifelong Learning, Concord NH the sum of $548.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Pam Williams, Mental Health Worker III, in the course entitled Addiction and the Dysfunctional Family.

SS. HOSPITAL - Requests permission to pay NHTI, Concord NH the sum of $333.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Debra Hoos, Ward Clerk, in the course entitled Medical Terminology I.

TT. PUBLIC UTILITIES - Requests permission to pay Franklin Pierce College, Concord NH the sum of $210.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Nicole Brown, Legal Secretary II, in the course entitled College Writing I.

UU. INSURANCE - Requests permission to pay NHTI, Concord NH the sum of $444.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Valerie Palmer, Business Administrator, in the course entitled Communication Systems within Organizations.

VV. INSURANCE - Requests permission to pay Franklin Pierce, Concord NH the sum of $438.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Heather Forst, Claims and Hearings Clerk, in the course entitled Personal Finance.

WW. INSURANCE - Requests permission to pay New Hampshire College, Manchester NH the sum of $420.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Vickie Bauer, Administrative Secretary, in the course entitled Data Processing.

XX. INSURANCE - Requests permission to pay New Hampshire College, Manchester NH the sum of $840.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Vickie Bauer, Administrative Secretary, in the course entitled Accounting.

YY. INSURANCE - Requests permission to pay NH College, Manchester NH the sum of $420.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Vickie Bauer, Administrative Secretary in the course entitled Macro Economics.

ZZ. LIQUOR - Requests permission to pay NH College, Laconia NH the sum of $850.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Brenda Vittner, Chief Accountant, in the course entitled Strategic Management.

AAA. REGIONAL COMMUNITY-TECHNICAL COLLEGE - Requests permission to pay Boston College, Boston MA., the sum of $800.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Jere Turner, Professor, in the course entitled Intro. to Multivariate Statistics.

BBB. SWEEPSTAKES - Requests permission to pay Franklin Pierce College, Concord NH the sum of $876.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Kassie Strong, Accountant III, in the course entitled Advanced Accounting.

CCC. SWEEPSTAKES - Requests permission to pay NH College, Laconia NH the sum of $828.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Betsy Carignan, Games Manager, in the course entitled Process Writing.

DDD. SWEEPSTAKES - Requests permission to pay NHTI, Concord NH the sum of $376.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Diane Campbell, Administrative Assistant I, in the course entitled PC Applications.

EEE. SWEEPSTAKES - Requests permission to pay Franklin Pierce College, Portsmouth NH the sum of $876.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Lisa White, Field Representative I, in the course entitled Statistics.

FFF. SWEEPSTAKES - Requests permission to pay NH College, Laconia, NH the sum of $324.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Robert Preston, Secretary Typist I, in the course entitled Accounting I.

GGG. SAFETY - Requests permission to pay NH College, Manchester NH the sum of $840.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Paul Amante, Data Processing Project Manager, in the course entitled Managerial Accounting.

HHH. TREASURY - Requests permission to pay Franklin Pierce College, Concord NH the sum of $200.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Susan Stevens, Computer Systems Technician II, in the course entitled Data Communications.

III. YOUTH DEVELOPMENT SERVICES - Requests permission to pay Plymouth State College, Plymouth NH the sum of $1230.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Theodore Prizio, Director of Educational Services, in the courses entitled Philosophy & Ethics in Education and Research Design.

JJJ. YOUTH DEVELOPMENT SERVICES - Requests permission to pay Plymouth State College, Plymouth NH the sum of $1230.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Penelope OConnor, School Principal, in the courses entitled Philosophy & Ethics in Education and Practicum in Administration and Supervision I.

KKK. TRANSPORTATION - Requests permission to pay NH Tech College, Laconia NH the sum of $162.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Thomas Balint, Engineering, Technician, in the course entitled Database Management.
- Request permission to pay NH College, Manchester NH the sum of $223.50 for the sole purpose of enrolling Michael Brown, Stock Control Supervisor, in the course entitled Entrepreneurship.
- Request permission to pay University of Mass, Lowell MA., the sum of $453.32 for the sole purpose of enrolling Michael Ferrari, Civil Engineer II, in the course entitled Advanced Strength of Materials.
- Request permission to NH College, Manchester NH the sum of $420.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Marc Fish, Earth Scientist II, in the course entitled Materials and Research.
- Request permission to pay NHTI, Concord NH the sum of $222.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Patricia Gagne, EEO Coordinator, in the course entitled English Composition.
- Request permission to pay NH College, Manchester, NH the sum of $420.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Linda Hodgdon, Administrator II, in the course entitled Short Term Financial Management.
- Request permission to pay College for Lifelong Learning, Bow, NH the sum of $274.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Anne Prehemo, Relocation Advisor I, in the course entitled Contemporary Management Issues.
- Request permission to pay Plymouth State College, Plymouth, NH the sum of $331.50 for the sole purpose of enrolling Kevin Russell, Civil Engineer II, in the course entitled Seminar in Executive Management.
- Request permission to pay Keene State College, Keene, NH the sum of $217.50 for the sole purpose of enrolling Elizabeth Toner, Accountant Clerk III, in the course entitled Hazardous Material.
- Request permission to pay UNH, Durham, NH the sum of $430.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Thomas Towle, Administrator, in the course entitled Economic Analysis and Business Decisions.
- Request permission to pay NHTI, Concord, NH the sum of $188.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Ronald Weilnau, Project Manager III, in the course entitled Visual Basic.

#224. TRAVEL REQUESTS
The Governor and Executive Council approved as follows:

A. ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES - Requests permission for Dennis J. Leclerc, Telecommunications Supervisor and Daniel Dufour, Computer Systems Technician or designee to travel to Boston, MA, on September 12, 1996 to attend the Network World Exposition. Total Cost: $65.00. Source of Funds: 100% General.

B. CULTURAL AFFAIRS - Requests permission for Charles LeBlanc, Librarian II, to travel to Syracuse, NY, on September 5 - 8, 1996 to attend the Gaylord Information systems Users Group Meeting. Total Cost: $300.00. Source of Funds: 100% Federal.

C. DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES COUNCIL - Requests permission for Belinda Bourgeois, Mary Varney, Roberta Gallant and Amber Parshley, all self-advocate members of People First of NH to travel to Tulsa, OK, on August 29 to September 1, 1996 to attend the 1996 National Self-Advocacy Conference. Total Cost: $1,000.00. Source of Funds: 100% Federal.

D. EDUCATION - Requests permission for Elizabeth Twomey, Commissioner, John Root and Ovide Lamontagne both State Board of Education members, to travel to Boston, MA., on September 16 - 17, 1996 to attend the Education Leaders Council Conference. Total Cost: $256.50. Source of Funds: 100% General.

E. EDUCATION - Requests permission for Russell Day, Dis. Determination Serv. Admin., Theresa Batchelder, John Flannery and Carolyn Plante all Disability Unit/Quality Assurance Supervisors or designee, to travel to Essex Junction, VT, on September 10 - 12, 1996 to attend the annual DDS Administrators and Supervisors meeting. Total Cost: $1,111.11. Source of Funds: 100% Federal.

F. EMPLOYMENT SECURITY - Requests permission for Ruth Hobbs, Supervisor V and Linda Nalette, Mgmt. Info. Systems Analyst/Prog. I, to travel to Memphis, TN, on September 17 - 22, 1996 to attend the Interstate Benefit Meeting. Total Cost: $2,442.30. Source of Funds: 100% Federal.

G. EMPLOYMENT SECURITY - Requests permission for Georger Nazer, Administrator III and Bruce DeMay, Supervisor IV, to travel to Harrisburg, PA., on September 15 - 18, 1996 to attend Tri-Regional Labor Market Info. Directors Meeting. Total Cost: $2,400.00. Source of Funds: 100% Federal.

H. EMPLOYMENT SECURITY - Requests - RETROACTIVE - permission for Darrell Gates, Administrator IV and Ellen Savage, Management Analyst, to travel to Providence, RI, on August 14, 1996 to attend a demonstration of the RI Dept.of Employment & Trainings Expert System. Total Cost: $100.00. Source of Funds: 100% Federal.

I. ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Requests permission for Robert W. Varney, Commissioner and Kenneth Colburn, Dir. Air Resources or designee, to travel to Albany, NY, on September 11, 1996 to attend a meeting of Policy Advisory Group. Total Cost: $65.00. Source of Funds: 100% Federal.

J. ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Requests permission for Spruce Wheelock, UST Compliance Coordinator, Nancy Kursewicz, Water Pollution Biologist and Joe Tristaino, Environmentalist III or designee, to travel to South Portland, ME, on September 9 - 10, 1996 to attend a two day training course sponsored by the USEPA on Cathodic Protection. Total Cost: $484.00. Source of Funds: 100% Federal.

K. ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Requests permission for Holly Green, Environmentalist and James Zeppieri, Hydrogeologist or designee, to travel to Washington, DC, on September 24 - 27, 1996 to attend EPA National Conference on RCRA C Authorization and Corrective Action. Expenses will be paid directly by the Association of State & Territorial Solid WasteManagement Officials.

L. ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Requests permission for Rene Pelletier, Administrator, Robert Mann and Richard Skarinka, both Sanitary Engineers and Sarah Pillsbury, Hydrogeologist or designee, to travel to Boston, MA., on September 5 - 6, 1996 to attend the Under the Microscope seminar. Total Cost: $1,080.00. Source of Funds: 100% Federal.

M. ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Requests permission for Edward Schmidt, Director or designee, to travel to Charleston, SC, on September 21 - 29, 1996 to attend the annual meeting of the Interstate Council on Water Policy. Permission is also requested is also for a waiver to exceed the 300 mile radius by Train. Total Cost: $1,057.00. Source of Funds: 100% General.

N. FISH & GAME - Requests permission for Patricia Fleurie, Info. Rep., Victor Young, Artist, Sandra Falicon, Ecologist, Patricia Hersom, Secretary, Randy Curtis, Hunter Ed. Coord., Richard Tichko, John Kanter and Donald Miller all Biologists or designee, to travel to West Springfield, MA., between September 12 - 30, 1996, to attend the BIG E. Total Cost: $2,293.00. Source of Funds: 100% Fish & Game.

O. FISH & GAME - Requests permission for Lt. Richard Estes, Lt. Eric Stohl, Sgt. Craig Jewett and C.O. David Lovequist or designee, to travel to Sunday River, ME, on October 24 - 26, 1996, to attend the 1996 Wilderness Risk Managers Conference. Total Cost: $986.00. Source of Funds: 100% Search and Rescue Fund.

P. FISH & GAME - Requests - RETROACTIVE - permission for John Kanter and John Lanier both Wildlife Biologists or designee, to travel to Groton, VT, on August 23 - 24, 1996, to attend the Northeast Section of the Wildlife Society Meeting. Total Cost: $80.00. Source of Funds: 100% Fish & Game.

Q. FISH & GAME - Requests permission for James DiStefano, Exe. Director and Major Ronald Alie or designee, to travel to Omaha, NE. on September 12 - 17, 1996, to attend the International Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies Conference. Total Cost: $870.00. Source of Funds: 47% Fish & Game and 53% Federal.

R. FISH & GAME - Requests permission for Jon Greenwood, Biologist, Duncan McInnes, Administrator and Sandy Falicon, Biologist or designee, to travel to Wilimington, MA., on March 7 - 9, 1997, to attend the World Fly Fishing Expo. Total Cost: $550.00. Source of Funds: 100% Salmon Stamp Fees.

S. FISH & GAME - Requests permission for Jon Greenwood, Biologist, Sandy Falicon, Biologist and Duncan McInne, Inland Fisheries & Wildlife Admin. or designee, to travel to Marlboro, MA., on January 16 - 19, 1997, to attend the National Fly Fishing Show for New England. Total Cost: $650.00. Source of Funds: 100% Salmon Stamp Fees.

T. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES - DIV. OF PUBLIC HEALTH - Requests permission for Joy E. Hanington, Indus. Hygienist I, to travel to Hershey, PA, on September 6 - 11, 1996, to attend the Mid-Atlantic Regional Environmental Consortium. Permission is also requested for a waiver to exceed the 300 mile radius by personal vehicle. Total Cost: $60.00. Source of Funds: 100% General.

U. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES - Requests - RETROACTIVE - permission for J.O. White, Business Administrator III, Linda Colby, Accountant III, Deborah Simonella, Accountant III and Cynthia Carpenter, Internal Auditor I or designee, to travel to Boston, MA, on August 26 - 28, 1996, to attend training about the revisions to federal OMB Circular A-133, Audits of Institutions of Higher Education and Other Non-Profit Institutions. Total Cost: $2,580.00. Source of Funds: 94% Federal and 6% General.

V. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES - DIV. OF PUBLIC HEALTH - Request permission for Margaret Murphy, Program Director, to travel to Columbus, OH, on September 11 - 14, 1996, to attend the National Governors Spouses Associations, Womens Health Campaign Planning Workshop. Permission is also requested for a waiver to exceed the 300 mile radius by Amtrak. Total Cost: $661.00. Source of Funds: 100% Federal.

W. INSURANCE - Requests permission for Charles Blossom, Commissioner, Monica Ciolfi, Deputy Commissioner and Thomas Burke, Director of Examinations, to travel to Anchorage, AK, on September 28 to October 2, 1996, to attend the National Association of Insurance Commissioners. Total Cost: $4,115.00. Source of Funds: 100% Assessments.

X. JUSTICE - Requests - RETROACTIVE - permission for Mark Thompson, Dir. of Administration, Paul Doran, Criminal Justice Planner and Gary Palmer, Accountant II or designee, to travel to Burlington, VT, on August 27 - 30, 1996, to attend a seminar on Crime Act - Federal Grants. Total Cost: $1,325.00. Source of Funds: 100% Federal.

Y. LIQUOR - Requests - RETROACTIVE - permission for Anthony C. Maiola, Commissioner to travel to Hershey, PA, on August 12-14, 1996, to attend the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board Merchandising/Marketing Conference. Permission is also requested for a waiver to exceed the 300 mile radius by personal vehicle. Total Cost: $725.00. Source of Funds: 100% General.

Z. PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION - Requests permission for Kate Bailey, Telecommunications Engineer, Jane Emerson, Rate Analyst, Mary Hart Finance Examiner and Barclay Jackson, Attorney or designee, to travel to Scarborough, ME, on September 4 - 5, 1996, to attend the New England Conference of Public Utilities Commissioners Fall Quarterly Meeting. Total Cost: $731.00. Source of Funds: 100% Utility Assessments.

AA. REGIONAL COMMUNITY-TECHNICAL COLLEGE - Requests permission for Nancy Laprade, Director and John Radzilowicz, Associate Director or designee, to travel to Pittsburgh, PA, on October 26- 28, 1996, to attend the Touching Minds and Changing Futures Conference. Total Cost: $1,869.60. Source of Funds: 100% General.

BB. REGIONAL COMMUNITY-TECHNICAL COLLEGE - Requests permission for Barry Emmert, MIS Director and Fred Lance, System Manager or designee, to travel to Augusta, ME, on September 25 - 27, 1996, to attend the conference, Yesterdays Dreams are Todays Reality: Quality and Access in Distance Education and Training. Total Cost: $862.00. Source of Funds: 100% General.

CC. RESOURCES & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - Requests permission for Brad Williamson, Asst. Supv. of Parks Oprs., Kat Gray, Retail Operations Manager, Jill Roy, Franconia Notch Retail Manager and Dona Sanborn, Food & Gift Retail Manager or designee, to travel to Boston, MA., on September 9 - 10, 1996, to attend the Boston Gift Show. Total Cost: $500.00.

DD. RESOURCES & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - Requests permission for Ellen Chandler, Marketing Dir., Amy Odell, Marketing Sales Corrd., Richard Andross, Mount. Manger, Bill Roy, Asst. Mount. Manager, Randy Kelley, Electrician, Cray Ball, Snowmaking Foreman, Gary Pilotte, Jack Harrison and Jack McGurin all Ski School Directors, to travel to Bethel, ME, on September 9 - 11, 1996, to attend the New England Ski Industry Trade Show. Total Cost: $375.00. Source of Funds: 100% Ski Funds.

EE. RESOURCES & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - Requests permission for Ellen Chandler, Marketing Dir., Amy Odell, Marketing Sales Coord., Bill Ulinski, Mount. Manager, Dick Andross, Mount. Manager, Jack McGurin, Ski School Dir., William OConnor, Park Manager or designee, to travel to Boston, MA and Providence, RI, between November 14 - 24, 1996, to attend the Boston Ski & Travel Show and the Rhode Island Ski & Travel Show. Total Cost: $5,550.00. Source of Funds: 100% Ski Funds.

FF. RETIREMENT - Requests permission for J.P. Singh, Director of Finance and Richard Joyal, Finance Assoc. or designee, to travel to Boston, MA, on September 16, 1996, to attend the Seminar on GASB Statement No. 25, 26 and 27. Total Cost: $630.00. Source of Funds: 100% Assessment Fees.

GG. REVENUE - Requests permission for Stanley Arnold, Commissioner and Maurice Gilbert, Director of Audit, to travel to Newport, RI, on September 29 to October 2, 1996, to attend the NESTOA Annual Meeting. Total Cost: $1,735.00. Source of Funds: 100% General.

HH. STATE PLANNING - Requests - RETROACTIVE - permission for Kelly Goodard, Executive Director or designee, to travel to Lancaster, PA.,on August 24 - 28, 1996, to attend the annual Rural America 2000 and Beyond: Partnership in Action Now. ALSO A CASH ADVANCE OF $300.00 IS REQUESTED for Kelly Goodard. Total Cost: $800.00. Source of Funds: 75% Federal and 25% Donations.

II. STATE PLANNING - Requests permission for Patrick Herlihy, Senior Planner or designee, to travel to Boston, MA, on September 15 - 18, 1996, to attend the COSCDA Annual Conference. ALSO A CASH ADVANCE OF $570.00 IS REQUESTED for Patrick Herlihy. Total Cost: $1,020.00. Source of Funds: 100% Federal.

JJ. SWEEPSTAKES - Requests permission for Helen Flanagan, Field Rep. II, Laurent Landry, Field Rep. I and Joseph Guilmette, Games Supervisor or designee, to travel to Springfield, MA, on September 12 - 30, 1996, to enable Sweepstakes employees to supervise the sales of Instant, Powerball, Daily, Cash Loto, Tri-State Megabucks and 5 Card Cash tickets at the Eastern States Exposition. ALSO A CASH ADVANCE OF $2,250.00 IS REQUESTED for Helen Flanagan, ALSO A CASH ADVANCE OF $1,375.00 for Laurent Landry and A CASH ADVANCE OF $875.00 for Joseph Guilmette. Total Cost: $4,500.00. Source of Funds: 100% Agency Income.

KK. SWEEPSTAKES - Requests permission for Rick A. Wisler, Executive Director, Georges Roy, Admin. III and Maura McCann, Program Info. Officer or designee, to travel to Vancouver, British Columbia, on September 28 to October 5, 1996, to attend the North American Association of State & Provincial Lotteries Annual Training Conference. Expenses will be paid directly by the Tri-State Megabucks Commission.

LL. TAX & LAND APPEALS - Requests permission for Paul Franklin, Chairman, Ignatius MacLellan, Esq. Member and Michele LeBrun, Member or designee, to travel to Cambridge, MA, on September 18 - 21, 1996, to attend the National Conference of State Tax Judges. ALSO A CASH ADVANCE OF $480.00 EACH IS REQUESTED for Paul Franklin and Michele Lebrun. Total Cost: $1,897.00. Source of Funds: 100% General.

MM. TREASURY - Requests permission for one more employee (Judith Houle, Internal Auditor) to travel to Bethel, ME on September 19 - 24, 1996 to attend the National Association of Unclaimed Property Administrators. The original approval was done on June 19, 1996 (Item #N). New Total Cost: $6,620.00. Source of Funds: 100% Abandoned Property.

NN. TRANSPORTATION - Requests permission for John Clement, Dir. of Operations, Stephen Gray, Admin. of Road Maintenance and Peter Carlson, Admin. of Turnpikes, to travel to Calif. and Wash. on September 16 - 19, 1996 to participate in an intelligent transportation system (ITS) executive tour hosted by the Federal Highway Administration. Expenses will be paid directly by the FHWA.

OO. TRANSPORTATION - Requests permission for Joseph A. Romano, MIS Group Leader and Victoria Chase, Chief of Systems Analysis or designee, to travel to Sturbridge, MA, on September 15 - 20, 1996 to attend the AASHTO National Transportation Management Conference. Total Cost: $1,100.00. Source of Funds: 100% Highway Funds.

PP. TRANSPORTATION - Requests permission for Leon Kenison, Commissioner, Carol Murray, Asst. Commissioner, Robert Greer, Director and John Clement, Director, to travel to Buffalo, NY on October 4 - 8, 1996 to attend the AASHTO 82nd Annual Meeting. Total Cost: $5,200.00. Source of Funds: 100% Highway Funds.

QQ. TRANSPORTATION - Requests permission for Ronald Wanner, Chief Operations & Admin. and Jack Ferns, Aviation Planner, to travel to Fort Lauderdale, FL on September 21 - 25, 1996 to attend the National Association of State Aviations Officials annual meeting. Total Cost: $1894.00. Source of Funds: 53% General and 47% Highway.

RR. YOUTH DEVELOPMENT SERVICES - Requests permission for Peter Favreau, Commissioner, Jay Collins, Deputy Commissioner and three other employees will be chosen at a later date, to travel to Portland, ME, between September 1 and November 30, 1996 to inspect the new arched fence that is currently being installed at the Maine Youth Center. Total Cost: $100.00. Source of Funds: 64% General and 36% Local.

DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES
#225. The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Rinker, seconded by Councilor Streeter, authorized telephone poll held on August 20, 1996 to approve out of state travel for five employees to Portland ME from August 28 - 30, 1996 to attend the National Association of State Budget Officers Eastern Regional Conference at $1,275. The results of the telephone poll are as follows: Councilors Burton, Spaulding, Griffin and Rinker - yes, Councilor Streeter - no contact.

DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY
#226. The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Rinker, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized telephone poll held on August 20, 1996 to approve out of state travel for two employees to Traverse City MI from August 25 - 29, 1996 to attend the Annual Association of State Uniform Crime Reporting Programs Conference at $951. The results of the telephone poll are as follows: Councilors Burton, Spaulding, Griffin and Rinker - yes, Councilor Streeter - no contact.

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

#227. Authorized telephone poll held on August 20, 1996 to approve agreement with Archaeology Research Center, University of ME at Farmington, at $73,236 for archeological investigations in Hanover and Norwich, VT through August 1, 1998. The results of the telephone poll are as follows: Councilors Burton, Spaulding, Griffin and Rinker - yes, Councilor Streeter - no contact.

#228. Authorized telephone poll held on August 20, 1996 to approve contract with Bar Excavating, Inc. of Deerfield at $232,130 for bridge removal and construction in Greenland. The results of the telephone poll are as follows: Councilors Burton, Spaulding, Griffin and Rinker - yes, Councilor Streeter - no contact.

#229. Authorized telephone poll held on August 20, 1996 to approve contract with R.S. Audley, Inc. of Bow at $674,745 to construct a intermodal Park and Ride facility in Plaistow. The results of the telephone poll are as follows: Councilors Burton, Spaulding, Griffin and Rinker - yes, Councilor Streeter - no contact.

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

#230. Authorized agreement with Kelly Construction Co., Inc. of Manchester at $638,919 for a warehouse adjacent to the Automotive & Radio Communication Repair Building on Hazen Drive.

#231. Authorized agreement with R.C. Burke Construction Co., Inc. of Bedford at $312,216 for construction of an Automotive & Radio Communication Repair Building addition on Hazen Drive.

REMOVED FROM THE TABLE

PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION
Tabled at the 7/31/96 G&C Meeting
#41. The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Rinker, seconded by Councilor Burton, Removed from the Table, and on motion of Councilor Rinker, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized contract with La Capra Associates at $100,000 to provide technical assistance and policy advise to develop a statewide electric utility restructuring plan through March 1, 1997.

DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE ADMINISTRATION
(Tabled at the 6/19/96 G&C Meeting)
#46. The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Streeter, seconded by Councilor Burton, Removed from the Table, and on motion of Councilor Streeter, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized RETROACTIVE contract with NH Housing Finance Authority at $5,500 for real estate sales information from July 1, 1996 through June 30, 1997.

LATE ITEMS

OFFICE OF THE CONSUMER ADVOCATE
A. The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor , seconded by Councilor , authorized contract with Synapse Energy Economics, Inc. of Cambridge MA at $60,000 for consulting services through June 30, 1997.

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

B. Authorized tuition agreement with NH Technical Institute at $333 for Nancy Daigle to take a course entitled Business Law from August 24 - December 12, 1996.

C. Authorized tuition agreement with University of Massachusetts in Lowell at $1,256.38 for Thomas H. Willis to take a course entitled "Environmental/Engineering Geology" from September 3 - December 17, 1996.

DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES
D. The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Streeter, seconded by Councilor Griffin, authorized to appoint Raymond S. Burton, as designee of the Executive Council to hold a hearing on a proposal for the refinancing of existing indebtedness with Kendal at Hanover.

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

E. Authorized contract with Granite Bay Development, Inc. of Amherst at $235,835 to construct an addition to the Christa McAuliffe Planetarium.

F. Authorized agreement with Flecchia Engineering, Inc. of Bedford at $36,960 for the design of a boiler plant at the State Prison for Women in Goffstown.

G. Authorize agreement with Hoyle, Tanner & Associates, Inc. of Portsmouth at $83,070 for the final design of sidewalks at various locations in Nashua.

DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES
H. The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, authorized out of state travel for one person from September 2 - 5, 1996 to Mechanicsburg PA with a Cash Advance of $500.00.

DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES
WARRANTS

The Commissioner of Administrative Services reported total expenditures of $143,810.01 from Treasury Warrant No. 97-01 and the Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Griffin, voted to lapse the balance of $26,856,189.99.

The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Griffin, voted to set up Treasury Warrant No. 97-04 in the amount of $240,000,000.00.

The Governor set the next regular meetings for September 18, 1996 at 10:00 a.m. in the State House and October 21, 1996 in Bradford and October 23, 1996 in Merrimack.

The Honorable Board then Adjourned

 

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