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September 4, 2002
 

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GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MINUTES
State House, Concord, New Hampshire
September 4, 2002 10:30 a.m.

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

The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Wheeler seconded by Councilor Wieczorek, accepted the minutes of August 14, 2002.

The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Griffin, confirmed the appointment of several persons nominated for Civil Commissions from the August 14, 2002 meeting.

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

RESIGNATIONS

The Governor and Executive Council accepted the following resignations:

with regret and thanks;
COMMISSIONER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE ADMINISTRATION
Stanley R. Arnold, Concord
Effective: September 30, 2002

with thanks;
RIVERS MANAGEMENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Thomas W. Sutton, Jr., Lincoln
Rep. Business and Industry Association
Effective: September 25, 2002

with regret;
NEW HAMPSHIRE COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN
Gertrude W. Martin, Amherst
Effective: September 4, 2002

CONFIRMATIONS

The Governor and Executive Council confirmed the following:

AGRICULTURAL ADVISORY BOARD
Charles Moulton, New Hampton
Belknap County
Reappointment
Effective: September 4, 2002
Term: August 18, 2007

BOARD OF CHIROPRACTIC EXAMINERS
Kevin S. Moriarty, DC, Nashua
Reappointment
Effective: September 4, 2002
Term: August 24, 2007

BOARD OF ENGINEERS
Lee F. Carroll, Gorham
Succeeding: Tyler E. Carlisle, Manchester, (reached term limit)
Effective: September 4, 2002
Term: August 21, 2007

BOARD OF OPTOMETRY
Keith Emery, OD, MD, Derry
Succeeding: Richard D. Brannen, Hanover
Effective: September 4, 2002
Term: July 1, 2007

DIVISION OF PORTS AND HARBORS ADVISORY COUNCIL
Legh W. Burns, Barrington
Succeeding: William S. Bartlett, Jr. Kingston (resigned)
Effective: September 4, 2002
Term: December 16, 2003

PRE-ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY CURRICULUM AND ADVISORY COUNCIL
Richard Ayers, Sanbornton
Superintendent
Vacancy
Effective: September 4, 2002
Term: September 4, 2005

PRE-ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY CURRICULUM AND ADVISORY COUNCIL
Daniel W. Caron, Melvin Village
Public member
Vacancy
Effective: September 4, 2002
Term: September 4, 2005

PRE-ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY CURRICULUM AND ADVISORY COUNCIL
Michael A. Heffron, Bedford
Public member
Vacancy
Effective: September 4, 2002
Term: September 4, 2005

PRE-ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY CURRICULUM AND ADVISORY COUNCIL
Judith E. Houston, P.E., Contoocook
Public member
Vacancy
Effective: September 4, 2002
Term: September 4, 2005

PRE-ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY CURRICULUM AND ADVISORY COUNCIL
William C. Johnson, Weare
Public member
Vacancy
Effective: September 4, 2002
Term: September 4, 2005

PRE-ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY CURRICULUM AND ADVISORY COUNCIL
F. Donald Jones, New London
Superintendent
Vacancy
Effective: September 4, 2002
Term: September 4, 2005

PRE-ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY CURRICULUM AND ADVISORY COUNCIL
Ralph J. Minichiello, Henniker
Superintendent
Vacancy
Effective: September 4, 2002
Term: September 4, 2005

PRE-ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY CURRICULUM AND ADVISORY COUNCIL
Brenda K. Quinn, Manchester
Public member
Vacancy
Effective: September 4, 2002
Term: September 4, 2005

PRE-ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY CURRICULUM AND ADVISORY COUNCIL
Walter Zanchuk, Concord
Public member
Vacancy
Effective: September 4, 2002
Term: September 4, 2005

ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON TRAVEL AND TOURISM
Ellis A. Ring, Northwood
Rep. Statewide Trade Associations
Succeeding: Frank Swierz, Manchester (resigned)
Effective: September 4, 2002
Term: December 1, 2002

WASTE MANAGEMENT COUNCIL
Ronald J. Allard, Barrington
Rep. Of Private Industries that Generate Hazardous Waste
Reappointment
Effective: September 4, 2002
Term: August 22, 2006

WATER COUNCIL
Malcolm R. Butler, Bradford
Treatment Plant Operator
Reappointment
Effective: September 4, 2002
Term: August 22, 2006

NOMINATIONS

The Governor nominated the following:

STATE COMMITTEE ON AGING
Violet P. Constant (i), Concord
Merrimack County
Succeeding: Thaddeus E. Klemarczyk, (r) Exeter
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: June 24, 2005

AIR RESOURCES COUNCIL
Charles Niebling, Boscawen
Environmental Interests
Succeeding: Julian Zelazny, New Hampton (resigned)
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: October 24, 2005

LAKES MANAGEMENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Paul W. Goodwin, Gilford
Marine Dealers Association
Succeeding: Jeffrey P. Thurston, Jr. Gilford
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: August 22, 2005

INDOOR AIR QUALITY AND FIRE SAFETY IN PUBLIC BUILDINGS STUDY COMMITTEE
John Latsha, Manchester
Public Member
Vacancy
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: November 1, 2002

BOARD OF LICENSURE FOR INTERPRETERS FOR THE DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING
Julia Barnwell Emley, Concord
National Level Licensee
Succeeding: Peg Capers, Newmarket (resigned)
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: October 10, 2003

NEW HAMPSHIRE LAND AND COMMUNITY HERITAGE AUTHORITY
A. Bradford Wyman, West Dummer
Local Planning
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: September 6, 2006

NEW HAMPSHIRE LAND AND COMMUNITY HERITAGE AUTHORITY
Elizabeth Durfee Hengen, Concord
Municipal
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: September 6, 2006

COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF MEN
Ronald Blankenstein, Manchester
Secretary
Vacancy
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: Two years from date of confirmation

COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF MEN
James M. Carroll, Laconia
Chair
Vacancy
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: Three years from date of confirmation

COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF MEN
Larry Colby, Gilsum
Treasurer
Vacancy
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: Three years from date of confirmation

COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF MEN
Stephen H. Gorin, Canterbury
University System of NH Representative
Vacancy
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: One year from date of confirmation

COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF MEN
Scott Hampton, Psy D, Lee
Vacancy
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: Two years from date of confirmtion

COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF MEN
Thomas J. Kaufhold, Portsmouth
Vacancy
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: One year from date of confirmation

COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF MEN
Joseph H. Mastromarino, MD, Hampton
Vice-Chair
Vacancy
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: Three years from date of confirmation

PARI-MUTUEL COMMISSION
Lynn M. Presby, Freedom
Greyhound Racing Interests
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: September 17, 2005

BOARD OF REGISTRATION OF PODIATRISTS
Wayne C. Gould, DPM, Rollinsford
Succeeding: Howard S. Wagenberg, Nashua (reached term limit)
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: June 3, 2007

BOARD OF REGISTRATION OF PODIATRISTS
Kenneth R. Limburg, DPM, New London
Succeeding: Brian R. Fradette, Bedford (reached term limit)
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: August 25, 2007

DIVISION OF PORTS AND HARBORS ADVISORY COUNCIL
Diane Terragni, Dunbarton
Succeeding: John Colliander, Hampton Falls (resigned)
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: December 16, 2007

REAL ESTATE COMMISSION
Barbara Heath, Hampton
Non-broker
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: September 15, 2007

ACTING COMMISSIONER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE ADMINISTRATION
Barbara T. Reid, Concord
Succeeding: Stanley Arnold, Concord (resigned)
Effective: September 30, 2002
Term: To serve at the pleasure of the governor and Council
Salary: Grade LL - $97,370

RIVERS MANAGEMENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Thomas W. Sutton, Jr., Lincoln
Rep. NH Municipal Association
Succeeding: James P. Basset, Canterbury
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: November 16, 2005

COMPENSATION APPEALS BOARD
David J. Rogers, Hooksett
Attorney
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: September 16, 2005

BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY
#1 Authorized to hold a Public Hearing with respect to the financing of an industrial facility by the Business Finance Authority for Wiggins Airways, Inc., located in Manchester, NH. Action authorized a Resolution under RSA 162-I:9 to determine the financing will serve a public use, provide public benefit and is within the policy and authority of the Act.

EXTRACT FROM THE MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE GOVERNOR AND COUNCIL HELD SEPTEMBER 4, 2002 AT THE STATE HOUSE, CONCORD

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 Wiggins Airways, Inc. in Manchester 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 Allen Pattee, Chief Financial Officer, of Wiggins Airways, Inc. The Governor then repeated that the proceedings were a public hearing and asked whether any other person wished to speak; there being none, Councilor Burton introduced a resolution entitled "A RESOLUTION UNDER RSA 162-I:9 WITH RESPECT TO THE FINANCING OF AN INDUSTRIAL FACILITY BY THE BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY FOR WIGGINS AIRWAYS, INC. IN MANCHESTER" and moved its adoption, which was seconded by Councilor Griffin. 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 Griffin, and Councilor Wheeler; those abstaining were: Councilor Wieczorek; those voting against were Councilor(s): None; and those absent: Councilor Spaulding. 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 WIGGINS AIRWAYS, INC. IN MANCHESTER

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 Wiggins Airways, Inc. (the "Borrower") in Manchester by the Authority's issue of up to $3,600,000 Bonds 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 relocation and expansion of the fuel farm facility at Manchester Airport, including three 5,000 barrel fuel tanks, a new operations building and associated fueling and deicing equipment, for general use in Manchester, New Hampshire, to be owned by Manchester Airport and leased to the Borrower. 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 Borrower has the skills and financial resources necessary to operate the Facility successfully;
    (3) The LOAN AND TRUST 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 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 September 4, 2002.

#2 Authorized to hold a Public Hearing to approve an award of a State Guarantee under RSA 162-A:130-a with respect to a loan from Mascoma Savings Bank to Simbex, LLC in Lebanon, NH. Action authorized a Resolution under RSA 162-I:18 to determine the financing will serve a public use, provide public benefit and is within the policy and authority of the Act.

EXTRACT FROM THE MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE GOVERNOR AND COUNCIL HELD ON SEPTEMBER 4, 2002 COUNCIL CHAMBER, CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE

At approximately 11:00 a.m., the Governor announced that the next matter to be considered would be the award of a State guarantee under the Working Capital Line of Credit Guarantee Program of the Business Finance Authority in connection with a loan to be made by Mascoma Savings Bank to Simbex, LLC and declared that the public hearing on the subject had commenced. She said that she and the members of the Council had received written material from the Authority with respect to the proposed loans and State guarantee. The Governor then said that the meeting would hear anyone wishing to speak on the subject and introduced Jack Donovan, Executive Director of the Authority who briefly explained the project and introduced Thomas Burton, Vice President of Mascoma Savings Bank. The Governor then repeated that the proceedings were a public hearing and asked whether any other person wished to speak; there being none, Councilor Burton introduced a resolution entitled "A RESOLUTION UNDER RSA 162-A:18 AWARDING A STATE GUARANTEE UNDER RSA 162-A:13 WITH RESPECT TO A LOAN FROM MASCOMA SAVINGS BANK TO SIMBEX, LLC." and moved its adoption, which was seconded by Councilor Wieczorek. There being no discussion, the Governor called for a vote on the motion. Those voting in favor were: the Governor and Councilor Burton, Councilor Griffin, Councilor Wieczorek, and Councilor Wheeler; those abstaining were Councilor(s): None; those voting against were Councilor(s): None; and those absent: Councilor Spaulding. The Governor declared that the resolution was passed.

A RESOLUTION UNDER RSA 162-A:18 AWARDING A STATE GUARANTEE UNDER RSA 162-A:13-a WITH RESPECT TO A LOAN FROM MASCOMA SAVINGS BANK TO SIMBEX, LLC

WHEREAS, the Governor and Council (the "Governor and Council") of the State of New Hampshire (the "State") have received from the Business Finance Authority of the State of New Hampshire (the "Authority") its written recommendation that the Governor and Council make certain findings and determinations pursuant to RSA 162-A:18 with respect to the award of a guarantee of the Authority in an amount equal to seventy-five percent (75%) of the principal amount of a loan up to $200,000 from Mascoma Savings Bank to Simbex, LLC pursuant to RSA 162-A:13-a (the Working Capital Loan Guarantee Program or the "WAG Program");

WHEREAS, the proposed guarantee would require the pledge of the full faith and credit of the Authority in an amount not to exceed seventy-five percent (75%) of the proposed financing;

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

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

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

NOW, THEREFORE, IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED THAT:

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

    (a) Special Findings.
      (i) The award of the guarantee as proposed will contribute significantly to the success of the financing. (ii) Reasonable and appropriate measures have been taken to minimize the risk of loss to the Authority and to ensure that any private benefit from the award of the guarantee will be only incidental to the public purpose served thereby.

    (b) General Findings.

      (i) The award of the guarantee as proposed will serve a public use and provide a public benefit.
      (ii) The award of the guarantee as proposed is within the policy of, and the authority conferred by RSA Chapter 162-A.
      (iii) The award of the guarantee as proposed will preserve or increase the social welfare or economic prosperity of the state and one or more of its political subdivisions, and will promote the general welfare of the state's citizens.
      (iv) The award of the guarantee as proposed will promote the orderly development of business activities, create or preserve employment opportunities, or protect the physical environment.

2. Approval. The Governor and Council approve the Authority's taking such further action under the Act with respect to the award of the guarantee as may be required and authorize the Authority to take such further action with respect to such proposed execution as is necessary and appropriate to carry out the proposed transaction.

3. Effective Date. This resolution shall take effect upon its passage. Passed and Agreed to September 4, 2002.

OFFICE OF STATE PLANNING

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#3 Authorized agreement with Haverhill Heritage, Inc., Haverhill, NH in the amount of $131,625 under the provisions of the Federal Highway Scenic Byways Program, for the purpose of restoration of Alumni Hall as a cultural and visitors interpretive center, effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2003.
(2) Further authorized to advance Haverhill Heritage, Inc., the amount of $32,906.

#4 Authorized agreement with Seacoast Science Center, Inc., Rye, NH in the amount of $8,504 in federal funds, under the provisions of the New Hampshire Coastal Program to develop and teach new coastal education programs at the Center, effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2003.

#5 Authorized agreement with the Town of Jaffrey, NH in the amount of $30,000 under the provision of the Community Development Block Grant Program for improving the administrative capacity of the Regional Development Corporation, effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2003.

#6 Authorized agreement with the City of Somersworth, NH in the amount of $30,000 under the provisions of the Community Development Block Grant Program to assist Strafford Economic Development Corp., in enlarging and improving its Revolving Loan Fund program through ongoing support of its staff, training, equipment and supplies, effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2003.

#7 Authorized agreement with Rockingham County, Brentwood, NH in the amount of $380,000 under the provisions of the Community Development Block Grant Program to purchase machinery and equipment for Port City Air, effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2003.

#8 Authorized agreement with the Town of North Hampton, NH in the amount of $40,000 under the provisions of the Community Development Block Grant Program to assist Seacoast Business Alliance Corp., in improving the administrative capacity of the Regional Development Corporations, effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2003.

#9 Authorized to retroactively amend agreement with Rockingham Planning Commission, Exeter, NH (originally approved at G&C meeting of 8/22/01 item #10), extending the end date from June 30, 2002 to December 31, 2002 to provide technical assistance to the Towns of Hampton and Newfields in updating their Master Plans.

#10 Authorized to retroactively amend agreement with Audubon Society of New Hampshire, Concord, NH (originally approved at G&C meeting of 7/25/01 item #8), extending the end date from June 30, 2002 to December 31, 2002 to protect, manage and enhance the breeding population of common terns on White and Seavey Islands at the Isles of Shoals.

#11 Authorized to retroactively amend agreement with the Department of Resources and Economic Development (originally approved at G&C meeting of 9/19/01 item #4), extending the end date from June 30, 2002 to September 30, 2002 as specified in letter dated August 14, 2002.
(2) Further authorized to enter into Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), with the Department of Resources and Economic Development in the amount of $9,050 effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003 for monitoring the State's interests in privately owned conservation lands.
(3) Further authorized to accept and expend $9,050 from the Department of Resources and Economic Development to complete the conservation easement monitoring according to MOU, in conjunction with the monitoring being undertaken through the Land Conservation Investment Program effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003.
(4) Further authorized to accept and expend $2,100 from the interest earned on the Community Conservation Endowment for providing oversight and monitoring of the State's interests acquired through the Land and Community Heritage Investment Program.
(5) Further authorized to accept and expend $2,584.70 in funds carried forward from FY 2002 in accordance to schedule as shown in letter dated August 14, 2002.

#12 Authorized to enter retroactively into agreement with the University of New Hampshire, Complex Systems Research Center, Durham, NH to provide $63,000 to continue implementation of GRANIT, New Hampshire's computerized geographic information system, for the period July 1, 2002 through June 30, 2003.

#13 Authorized to retroactively agreement with the City of Dover, NH (originally approved at G&C meeting of 7/25/01 item #10), extending the end date from June 30, 2002 to December 31, 2002 to design a facility to treat and process solids collected in the city's storm water collection system catch basins.

GOVERNOR'S OFFICE OF ENERGY AND COMMUNITY SERVICES

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#14 Authorized Memorandum of Agreement with the University of New Hampshire in the total funding amount of $12,500 in federal funds for the purchase of three alternatively fueled natural gas vehicles, effective upon G&C approval.

#15 Authorized Memorandum of Agreement with the University of New Hampshire for the purchase of two Chrysler Global Electric Motorcars in the total funding amount of $1,500 in federal funds, effective upon G&C approval.

#16 Authorized contract with Tri-County Community Action Program, Inc., Berlin, NH in an amount not to exceed $42,234 as a grant recipient under the Head Start Program, effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003.

#17 Authorized contract with Southwestern Community Services, Inc., Keene, NH in an amount not to exceed $33,546 as a grant recipient under the Head Start Program, effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003.

#18 Authorized contract with Southern New Hampshire Services, Manchester, NH in an amount not to exceed $55,266 as a grant recipient under the Head Start Program, effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003.

#19 Authorized contract with Strafford County Community Action Committee, Inc., Dover, NH in an amount not to exceed $41,751 as a grant recipient under the Head Start Program, effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003.

#20 Authorized contract with Rockingham Community Action, Inc., Portsmouth, NH in an amount not to exceed $27,030 as a grant recipient under the Head Start Program, effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003.

#21 Authorized contract with Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties, Inc., Concord, NH in an amount not to exceed $41,510 as a grant recipient under the Head Start Program, effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003.

#22 Authorized contract with Lutheran Community Services in an amount not to exceed $41,528 in funds from the federal Office of Refugee Resettlement Discretionary Preventive Health Program for project as specified in letter dated July 10, 2002 and retroactive to July 1, 2002 through June 30, 2003.

#23 Authorized contract with the International Institute of Boston, through its subsidiary the International Institute of New Hampshire in an amount not to exceed $45,000 in funds from the federal Office of Refugee Resettlement Discretionary Preventive Health Program for project as specified in letter dated July 10, 2002 and retroactive to July 1, 2002 through June 30, 2003.

#24 Authorized to amend contract with the Institute for Community, Business, and the New Hampshire Economy, Concord, NH (originally approved at G&C meeting of 11/7/01 item #9), increasing the contract by $13,000 to an amount not to exceed $118,750 as a grant recipient under the US Department of Energy's Special Projects Grant (as specified in letter dated July 24, 2002), during the period October 24, 2001 to September 30, 2002.

OFFICE OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#25 Resolved to nominate for promotion to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, New Hampshire National Guard: Major James S. Castle of Portsmouth, NH.

#26 Resolved to confirm to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, New Hampshire Air National Guard: Major Timothy H. Graff of Dover, NH.

#27 Resolved to confirm to the rank of Major, New Hampshire Air National Guard: Captain Noah C. Conrad of Newmarket, NH.

#28 Authorized contract with SEA Consultants, Cambridge, MA at a cost of $735,170 to be reimbursed to the State by Federal Funds (at the rate of 100%), for the construction oversight of the Army Aviation Support Facility in Concord, effective upon G&C approval through August 28, 2005.

#29 Authorized contract with Coastline Waste Services, LLC, Portsmouth, NH at a total price limitation not to exceed $15,000 to provide rubbish, waste removal services at selected Army and Air National Guard Facilities throughout the State for the period of October 1, 2002 through September 30, 2003.

#30 Authorized to renew contract with Zero Waste & Recycling Services, Inc., Bow, NH at a total price limitation not to exceed $25,000 to provide rubbish, waste removal services at selected Army and Air National Guard Facilities throughout the State for the period of October 1, 2002 through September 30, 2003.

#31 Authorized to amend sole source contract with Sherman Greiner Halle' Ltd., Concord, NH (originally approved at G&C meeting of 11/7/01 item #16), increasing the contingency amount by $44,922.04 (to be reimbursed to the State by the Department of Veterans Affairs, State Cemetery Grants Program at the rate of 100%), to $77,120.04 for design services and construction administration of the Administration Building and other improvements at the NH State Veterans Cemetery in Boscawen.

ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#32 Authorized to appoint Ruth Griffin as a designee of the Executive Council to hold a hearing on the proposal for the construction, renovation, capital equipment project and refinancing of existing indebtedness in connection with Portsmouth Christian Academy, Dover, NH.

#32A Authorized the Division of Plant & Property Management to amend contract with C.C. Vending, Inc., Laconia, NH for vending services at the rest area in Sprinfield, (as specified in letter dated July 16, 2002), by extending the end date from May 5, 2005 to September 5, 2006.

#33 Authorized (Requested Action #1), contract with NORESCO LLC, Westborough, MA with a total project cost that shall not exceed $1,448,505 (a base cost of $1,409,505 and a contingency of $39,000 to pay for any latent condition or any interest rate increase), to implement energy and resource conservation measures in ten state owned buildings located primarily in Concord, and includes monitoring and verification services for eight years beyond the date of commissioning. Contract to become effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.
(2a) Further authorized the Director of the Division of Accounts to encumber funds for the annual equipment maintenance and repair for the energy management system and variable speed drives with NORESCO LLC., in the amount of $245,522.
(2b) Further authorized to encumber and repay construction funds of $1,448,505 (referenced above in requested action #1), and financing costs of $215,580 through Citicorp Leasing Inc.
(3) Further authorized the Office of State Treasurer, acting on behalf of the Department of Administrative Services to enter into:
(3a) Appendix No. 1 dated as of September 5, 2002 to the Energy Master Lease Agreement, dated as of May 29, 2002 between the State and Citicorp Leasing, Inc., as specified in letter dated August 19, 2002 and:
(3b) An Escrow Agreement dated as of August 29, 2002, among the State, Citicorp Leasing, Inc., and Citizens Bank. The Appendix and Escrow Agreement shall be effective upon G&C approval.
(4) Further authorized the Director of Accounting Services to encumber funds for repayment to Citicorp Leasing Inc., for payment of construction financing of Requested Action #1 as specified in letter dated August 19, 2002.

#33A Authorized agreement with Verizon New England d/b/a Verizon New Hampshire, Boston, MA with an approximate annual value of $10,000,000 for Communications Network Services. Effective upon G&C approval through October 9, 2007.

DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE ADMINISTRATION

#34 The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Wheeler, authorized contract with GovConnect, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $439,600 for the design, software development, training and documentation for Internet filing capabilities, effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2005.
(2) Further authorized to exercise the option of additional one-year extensions for four years for annual amounts not to exceed $67,600 and a total not to exceed $270,400 for the period of July 1, 2005 to June 30, 2009 for four years of support, maintenance and updates.

TREASURY DEPARTMENT

#35 The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized the Comptroller to issue a warrant in the of $5,194.19 from funds not otherwise appropriated and the State Treasurer to issue checks in the amount as specified in letter dated August 22, 2002.

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, MARKETS AND FOOD

#36 The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Wieczorek, authorized agreement with Beverly Kelley, Albion, ME in the amount of $6,750 to provide janitorial services at the New Hampshire Building throughout the Easter States Exposition in West Springfield, MA effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2002.

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#37 Authorized to pay travel expenses for FY 02 out of FY 03 funds, as specified in letter dated August 21, 2002 to: Constance Stratton in the amount of $113.89; Michael Delaney in the amount of $180.31; and John Lucas in the amount of $75.19.

#38 Authorized the Attorney General to appoint Laura E. Lombardi as an Assistant Attorney General, effective upon G&C approval, at a salary level of $54,000 for a term ending June 30, 2005.

#39 Authorized the Attorney General to reappoint Michael Delaney as an Assistant Attorney General for a term ending August 31, 2007.

#40 Authorized to amend retroactively the termination date of the federal grant award (FY 2000 Violence Against Women Grant Program, (originally approved at G&C meeting of 12/20/00 item #43), from July 31, 2002 to July 31, 2003 to allow the existing subgrantee to fully expend their grant as specified in letter dated August 21, 2002.
(2) Further authorized to amend retroactively the termination date of subgrant to NH Coalition (originally approved at G&C meeting of 7/5/01 item #20), from June 30, 2002 to June 30, 2003.

#41 Authorized to conduct a daylong advanced training on the New Hampshire Civil Rights Act at The Event Center at C.R. Sparks scheduled for September 26, 2002 at a cost not to exceed $5,838.
(2) Further authorized agreement with The Event Center at C.R. Sparks in an amount not to exceed $3,738 effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2002 for necessary training conference facilities as specified in letter dated August 20, 2002.
(3) Further authorized to expend funds in support of the conference noted above as detailed in budget attached to letter dated August 20, 2002 in the total amount of $2,100 effective upon G&C approval through December 30, 2002.

#42 Authorized to accept and expend a grant in the amount of $257,162 from the US Department of Justice to provide equipment and training to criminal justice personnel, effective upon G&C approval through September 20, 2003.
(2) Further authorized to enter into subgrant with the Office of Sponsored Research at the University of New Hampshire in the amount of $36,630 to be used to update the New Hampshire Attorney General's Law Enforcement Manual, effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2003.
(3) Further authorized to enter into subgrant with the Town of Colebrook in the amount of $9,775 to provide security enhancing equipment to the public safety building in the town of Colebrook, effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2003.

#43 Authorized subgrant for the 2001 Victims of Crime Act Grant Program from August 28, 2002 to June 30, 2003 to Rape and Assault Support Services in the amount of $1,500.
(2) Further authorized subgrant for the 2002 Victims of Crime Act Grant Program, from august 28, 2002 to December 31, 2003 to The Support Center in the amount of $128,477.

#44 Authorized subgrant for the 2000 enforcing Underage Drinking Laws Grant Program from August 28, 2002 to May 31, 2003 to Meredith Police Department in the amount of $10,944.

#45 Authorized subgrant with the New Hampshire Department of Safety in the amount of $43,303 to partially fund the continuation of the position of Database Administrator at the Department of Safety, effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2005.

#46 Authorized subgrant with the New Hampshire Department of Safety in the amount of $145,767 to purchase hardware and software for the enhancement of the criminal justice information system known as J-ONE effective upon G&C approval through September 30,2002.

#47 Authorized subgrant for the 2001 Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws Grant Program from September 4, 2002 to May 31, 2003 to Cheshire County Sheriff's Department in the amount of $10,959.

OFFICE OF THE CONSUMER ADVOCATE

#47A The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Wieczorek, authorized to amend sole source contract with Synapse Energy Economics, Inc., Boston, MA increasing the contract by $30,000 to $79,640 and extending the end date from September 15, 2002 to September 15, 2003 for professional service related to, in part, developing market rules for wholesale electric markets, effective upon G&C approval through September 15, 2003 and as specified in letter dated August 15, 2002.

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

#48 The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Wieczorek, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized the reclassification of Position #19872 Supervisor II, LG 21 to a Labor Inspector, LG 19 in the Department of Labor.

INSURANCE DEPARTMENT

#49 The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Wieczorek, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized the entrance salary for Mr. James L. Zemp, Legal Counsel be established within Group EE at Step 4 ($62,200), as requested by the Commissioner of the Insurance Department.

COMMISSION FOR HUMAN RIGHTS

#50 The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Wheeler, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized the Commission for Human Rights to budget and expend prior year unexpended federal revenues received from the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in the amount of $50,000 to be utilized for equipment, software, licensing and training needs, effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003.

BOXING AND WRESTLING COMMISSION

#51 The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Griffin, authorized to provide travel reimbursement from fiscal year 2003 funds for the Commissioners and amounts listed in letter dated August 13, 2002 totaling $432 from the period April 15, 2002 through May 11, 2002.

LIQUOR COMMISSION

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#52 Authorized to retroactively accept and expend grant funds in the amount of $30,000 from the Office of the Attorney General of the New Hampshire Department of Justice for the period from July 1, 2002 through June 30, 2003.

#53 Authorized to retroactively accept and expend Enforcing Underage Drinking grant funds in the amount of $49,832 from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention of the US Department of Justice through the New Hampshire Department of Justice for the period from July 1, 2002 through May 31, 2003.

EMPLOYMENT SECURITY

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#54 Authorized to pay Statewide Communications, Bedford, NH $7,015 for the replacement purchase of 22 telephone sets and 3 line cards required as the result of an emergency situation caused by lightening damage at the local Job and Information Center located in Somersworth, NH. Retroactive.

#55 Authorized license agreement with Family Strength in the estimated annual amount of $1,925 for the two year period effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2004 for a total estimated amount of $3,850 for co-location services to be provided to Family Strength staff by NHES.
(2) Further authorized to accept and expend these funds in the estimated annual amount of $1,925.

#56 Authorized service agreement with First Choice Office Services, Inc., in the amount not to exceed $25,000 through June 30, 2003 and in an amount not to exceed $12,500 annually in the two subsequent annual periods ending June 30, 2005 for a three year agreement total not to exceed $50,000 for general moving and storage services at NHES's office statewide. The agreement is effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2005.

#57 Authorized service agreement with Chem-Dry, Manchester, NH in an amount not to exceed $10,000 annually for agreement total of $30,000 for carpet and upholstery cleaning services in NHES's offices statewide, effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2005.

#58 Authorized service agreement with Blazon Construction Co., in the amount of $6,450 for door relocation services at NHES's offices located at 298 Hanover Street in Manchester, effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2002.

#59 Authorized service agreement with Nudd & Davis Electrical Contractors in the total amount of $100,000 for electrical services at NHES's offices statewide, effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003 through June 30, 2005 and as specified in letter dated August 14, 2002.

#60 Authorized service agreement with Peter Roberts Cleaning in the total amount of $32,400 to provide janitorial services for the NHES Conway Local Job & Information Center, effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2005 and as specified in letter dated August 13, 2002.

DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#61 Authorized contract with Interstate Fire Protection, Inc., in the total amount of $12,420 to provide portable fire extinguisher and range guard maintenance, inspection, testing and recharging at the Northern Correctional Facility in Berlin, effective September 4, 2002 through September 1, 2004 as specified in letter dated July 1, 2002.

#61A Authorized to add Jeanette K. Wiegand, Concord, NH to the approved list of Pharmacy Consultants, as specified in letter dated August 20, 2002.

#62 Authorized to retroactively enter into contract with Littleton Regional Hospital in the amount of $14,321.60 for Pre-Assignment and/or Fitness for Duty Examinations, effective August 10, 2002 through August 10, 2004.

DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#63 Authorized Division of Parks & Recreation, Cannon Mountain to renew membership for the 2002-2003 season with the Lincoln/Woodstock Chamber of Commerce, Lincoln, NH in the amount of $1,880.
(2) Further authorized to participate in a co-op promotional program for an amount not to exceed $7,000; distribution program not to exceed $2,300; and local advertising not to exceed $1,100 for a total amount not to exceed $12,280 as specified in letter dated August 9, 2002.

#64 Authorized grant agreement with the Coos Economic Development Corporation in the amount of $20,000 for the Rail Relocation Study-Whitefield Industrial Park, effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2002.

#65 Authorized Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into two year Equipment Lease Agreements with Hooksett Kawasaki Inc., in an amount (payable in advance), not to exceed $12,400 per year for a total amount not to exceed $24,800 for six ATV's for a two year period effective upon G&C approval and as specified in letter dated August 5, 2002.

#66 Authorized contract with D&C Restoration & Roofing, Londonderry, NH on the basis of low bid of $20,300 for the roof replacement of the Fox State Forest Headquarters, Hillsboro, NH effective upon G&C approval through October 11, 2002.
(2) Further authorized a contingency in the amount of $2,003 be approved for payment of latent conditions that may appear during execution of this project.

#67 Authorized contract with F.A. Gray, Portsmouth, NH on the basis of low bid of $9,475 for the painting of the exterior of Odiorne Homestead, in Odiorne State Park, Rye, NH effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2002.

#68 Authorized Division of Parks and Recreation, Cannon Mountain sole source agreement with GW Tatro Construction Co., in an amount not to exceed $43,700 for the replacement of snowmaking pipe at Cannon Mountain.

#69 Authorized Division of Parks & Recreation, Cannon Mountain to establish the fourth year rental cost of $170,489 for the aged fleet lease rotation program agreement with Bombardier Capital, Inc., Colchester, VT, as specified in letter dated July 23, 2002.

#70 Authorized to reimburse the Trust for Public Lands for appraisal costs totaling $4,500 (available from Federal Forest Legacy administrative grant funds), associated with the acquisition of the conservation easement on the Kimball Pond Forest Legacy Project in Dunbarton, NH.

#71 Authorized agreement with the Department of Resources and Economic Development in the amount of $5,000 for coordinating the implementation of the Basal Area Estimation Project to be conducted by the University of New Hampshire's Complex Systems Research Center.
(2) Further authorized to accept and expend $5,000 from the Fish and Game Department in accordance with the attached agreement effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2002.
(3) Further authorized agreement with the University of New Hampshire, Complex Systems Research Center in an amount not to exceed $10,000 to conduct the first phase of a project to evaluate the effectiveness of using radar backscatter as specified in letter dated August 6, 2002 and effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2002.

FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#72 Authorized to accept and expend $44,391 in federal funds from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for benefiting marine fishery programs, effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003.

#72A Authorized sole source contract with Glen Group, Inc., North Conway, NH in the amount of $25,000 to design and implement a Hike Safe outreach and education program, as specified in letter dated August 19, 2002 and through September 30, 2003.

#73 Authorized retroactively to pay an invoice in the amount of $1,870.20 to E.J. Prescott, Inc., Concord, NH as specified in letter dated August 15, 2002.

#74 Authorized to waive Administrative Rule 308.03(d)(4) in order for Ted Walski to be authorized for an overnight stay that is within 50 miles of his official headquarters and/or residence for the period of September 24-26, 2002 while he attends the annual Wild Turkey Technical Committee meeting to be held in Troy, NH.

#75 Authorized to enter into sole source Memorandum of Agreement with the University of New Hampshire, Office of Sponsored Research for a total of $14,000 to conduct amphibian surveys on the Bellamy River Wildlife Management Area and the Perkins Pond Wildlife Management Area, effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003.

#76 Authorized to enter into an Off Highway Recreational Vehicle Law Enforcement sole source contract in the amount of $7,000 with the Sandown Police Department, effective upon G&C approval through January 1, 2003.

#77 Authorized to enter into an Off Highway Recreational Vehicle Law Enforcement sole source contract in the amount of $7,000 with the Fremont Police Department, effective upon G&C approval through January 1, 2003.

#78 Authorized sole source contract with Stonehearth Open Learning Opportunities, Inc., Conway, NH in the amount of $9,998 effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2004 and as specified in letter dated August 15 2002.

DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#79 Authorized to accept and expend $11,581 in federal funds from the US Environmental Protection Agency for finalizing the microbial source-tracking project in the Bellamy River and Hampton Harbor watersheds, effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2002.

#80 Authorized to accept and expend federal funds in the amount of $40,715 for the Brownfield's Cleanup Revolving Loan Fund as specified in letter dated August 2, 2003 and effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003.
(2) Further authorized to amend a sole source contract for legal and cost recovery services related to the cleanup of oil and hazardous waste sites with Paul Heirtzler, P.E., Esquire, Concord, NH (originally approved at G&C meeting of 8/22/01 item #138), increasing the contract by $70,700 to $272,700 and extend the end date from August 31, 2002 to August 31, 2003.

#81 Authorized to accept and expend federal funds in the amount of $923,189 under the US Environmental Protection Agency/State Cooperative Agreement for the Mohawk Tannery Superfund Site, effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2003.

#82 Authorized to award a grant to the Town of Farmington, NH in the amount of $129,395.75 for the development and construction of a replacement ground water well, effective upon approval by Governor and Council.

#83 Authorized to award a Local Source Water Protection grant to the Town of Sunapee, NH in the amount of $9,300 to complete a project to protect drinking water from contamination, effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2002.

#84 Authorized sole source contract for legal services on behalf of the Oil Fund Disbursement Board with McLane, Graf, Raulerson & Middleton, P.A., Concord, NH, effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003.

#85 Authorized to continue a sole source maintenance agreement with Varian, Inc., Walnut Creek, CA in the amount of $28,918 effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2004 and as specified in letter dated July 22, 2002.
(2) Further authorized to provide a $28,918 payment upon G&C approval.

#86 Authorized the Water Division agreement with Stephen T. Sawyer d/b/a S.T.S. Cleaning, Meredith, NH in the amount of $7,576.56 for cleaning services. Contract will be in effect through August 31, 2004.

#87 Authorized Memorandum of Agreement (MOA), with the University of New Hampshire Office of Sponsored Research, Durham, NH in the amount of $30,802 to assess the environmental quality of Hodgson Brook, Portsmouth, NH effective upon approval by G&C through December 31, 2004.
(2) Further authorized to award an advance payment in the amount of $5,500 to the University of New Hampshire in accordance with the terms of the MOA.

#88 Authorized to amend sole source contract with Woodward & Curran Environmental Services, Portland, ME, (previously amended at G&C meeting of 8/22/01 item #147), increasing the amount by $250,960 to $2,569,128 for the continued operation and maintenance of the Keefe Environmental site and extending the expiration date from August 31, 2002 to August 31, 2003 as specified in letter dated August 7, 2002.

#89 Authorized Waste Management Division to amend sole source contract with Weston Solutions, Inc., Manchester, NH (previously amended at G&C meeting of 8/88/01 item #136), increasing the amount by $403,126 to $2,235,922 and extending the end date from August 31, 2002 to August 31, 2003 for operations and maintenance services, as specified in letter dated August 2, 2002.

DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES COUNCIL

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#90 Authorized to amend lease contract with Flatley Concord Center, LLC (originally approved at G&C meeting of 8/18/99 item #115), to add an additional 852 sq. ft. at an additional cost of $76,509.42 effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2004. Additionally there will be a one-time payment for renovations in the amount of $6,985.

#91 Authorized agreement with the New Hampshire Regional Action Committees, Concord, NH in the amount of $22,000 to expand the work of the Council to improve access to public accommodations for individuals with disabilities, effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2003.

#92 Authorized agreement with Granite State Independent Living, Concord, NH in the amount of $10,000 to develop strategies to enhance career growth and choice, support empowerment and greater control and quality of life for teenagers and young adults with disabilities, effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2003.

DEPARTMENT F HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

Office of Administration

#93 Authorized to pay $800 in Longevity pay to Judith Wilkinson, former Case Technician in the Manchester District Office.

#94 FAILED The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Burton, voted to Table item #94, with Councilor Wieczorek and Councilor Wheeler voting NO. The request to authorize the agreement with the Division for Child, Youth, and Families to reclassify fourteen positions that are currently vacant, as specified in letter dated August 5, 2002 FAILED(Councilor Spaulding was not present at the time the vote on this item was taken).

Office of Community and Public Health

#95 Authorized Bureau of Radiological Health sole source agreement with Mario Iannaccone, Derry, NH in the amount of $18,750 for assistance in processing radioactive material licensee inspections, effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003.

#95A Authorized the Division of Family and Community Health to amend agreement with Visiting Nurse Association of Vermont and New Hampshire, White River Junction, VT (originally approved at G&C meeting of 5/23/01 item #72), increasing the amount by $66,615 to $128,165 and extending the end date to June 30, 2003 to provide home visiting services, effective retroactive to July 1, 2002 through June 30, 2003 as specified in letter dated July 9, 2002.

#96 Authorized to amend sole source agreement with the US Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, GA (originally approved at G&C meeting of 1/19/00 item #53), extending the end date to September 30, 2003 and increasing the amount by $274,854 to $544,668 as specified in letter dated July 22, 2002 and retroactive to October 1, 2001 through September 30, 2003.

#97 Authorized Bureau of Maternal and Child Health agreement with Weeks Medical Center, Inc., Lancaster, NH in the amount of $50,000 for the Home Visiting Program, effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003. #98 Authorized Bureau of Maternal and Child Health agreement with Speare Memorial Hospital, Plymouth, NH in the amount of $50,000 for the Home Visiting Program, effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003.

#99 Authorized Bureau of Maternal and Child Health agreement with Home Health and Hospice Care, Nashua, NH in the amount of $60,000 for the Home Visiting Program, effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003.

#100 Authorized Bureau of Maternal and Child Health agreement with Visiting Nurse Association of Franklin, Franklin, NH in the amount of $50,000 effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003.

Division of Family Assistance

#101 Authorized to reimburse Ronald A. Raynes, Employment Counselor Specialist, from FY 2003 appropriations, $8.76 for travel expenses incurred in May 2002 that should have been paid from FY 2002 funds.

#102 Authorized to amend agreement with Southern New Hampshire Services, Manchester, NH (originally approved at G&C meeting of 6/20/01 item #252), increasing the contract by $59,889.82 to $1,604,754.82 to provide employment and training services for the New Hampshire Employment Program, effective retroactive to July 1, 2002 through June 30, 2003.

Division for Juvenile Justice Services

#103 Authorized NH a Juvenile Accountability Incentive Block Grant to Northern Strafford County Juvenile Court Diversion Program, Farmington, NH in the amount of $41,940 for funding conflict resolution, retroactive to July 1, 2002 through September 30, 2003.

Division of Child Support Services

#104 Authorized to amend agreement with Atlantic Media, Ltd., Portsmouth, NH (originally approved at G&C meeting of 6/26/02 item #131), increasing the amount by $2,000 to $26,161 and adding dual field, dual language captioning services to the scope of services, as specified in letter dated July 11, 2002.

#105 Authorized to reimburse to eight individuals as specified, the total amount of $2,228.06, (in amounts as specified in letter dated August 20, 2002), from current year funds for travel expenses incurred while in the performance of official state business.

Division of Behavioral Health

#106 Authorized contract with Paula R. Ninivaggi, Merrimack, NH in an amount not to exceed $26,000 to provide planning services, effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003.

#107 Authorized lease agreement with Bancroft, Inc., Concord, NH for Russell Farm, same address, effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2009 at a rate of $7 for the term of the lease, as specified in letter dated August 6, 2002.

Division of Elderly and Adult Services

#108 Authorized sole source agreement with Community Services Council of New Hampshire, Concord, NH to fund the third year of the "Health Care Waste, Fraud and Abuse Senior Medicare Patrol Project" in an amount not to exceed $197,786 effective retroactive to July 1, 2002 through June 30, 2003.

#109 Authorized agreement with Pilot Health, LLC, Keene, NH in an amount not to exceed $45,000 to administer a training program, effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003.

Division of Developmental Services

#110 WITHDRAWN BY AGENCY.

#111 Authorized agreement with the Brain Injury Association of New Hampshire, Concord, NH in an amount not to exceed $504,197 to support initiatives that increase the capacity to serve persons with brain injuries in the community, effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003.
(2) Further authorized a minimum advance payment up to a maximum of one-twelfth of the contract price limitation.

#112 ITEM NOT USED.

#113 ITEM NOT USED.

Division of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention and Recovery

#114 Authorized agreement with Daniel Webster Council, Boy Scouts of America, Manchester, NH in an amount not to exceed $15,852 to provide prevention services effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003.

#115 Authorized agreement with Greater Nashua Council on Alcoholism, Inc., Nashua, NH in an amount not to exceed $429,320 to provide comprehensive services, for the period retroactive to July 1, 2002 through June 30, 2003.

#116 ITEM NOT USED.

#117 Authorized sole source agreement with the Trustees of Dartmouth College (Department of Psychiatry, Dartmouth Medical School), Hanover, NH in an amount not to exceed $150,068 to provide evaluation guidance, data collection and analysis to support and track the development and implementation of science-based youth alcohol and drug prevention strategies, for the period retroactive to July 1, 2002 through June 30, 2003.

#118 Authorized to amend an existing agreement with JSI Research and Training Institute (d/b/a Community Health Institute), Concord, NH (originally approved at G&C meeting of 6/12/02 item #102), and increasing the price limitation by $205,250 to $511,650 and extending the end date from July 1, 2002 to September 30, 2003 to provide evaluation services, effective retroactive to July 1, 2002 through September 30, 2003.

#119 Authorized to make an unencumbered payment of $1,500 to Mila Abbott, Amherst, NH for cost incurred from June 21, 2002 to June 27, 2002 related to interpretation services provided at the Multiple DI Offender Program. Retroactive.

#120 Authorized to amend sole source agreement with Dover Police Department, Dover, NH (originally approved at G&C meeting of 7/25/01 item #121), increasing the price by $79,523.30 to $159,046.60 and extending the end date from May 31, 2002 to June 30, 2003 to develop community based coalitions to promote science-based youth alcohol and drug abuse prevention planning and intervention strategies, effective retroactive to June 1, 2002 through June 30, 2003.

#121 Authorized to amend existing sole source agreement with The Youth Council (f/k/a Nashua Youth Council), Nashua, NH (originally approved at G&C meeting of 7/25/01 item #122), increasing the amount by $96,467.42 to $192,934.84 and extending the end date from May 31, 2002 to June 30, 2003 to develop community based coalitions to promote science-based youth alcohol and drug abuse prevention planning and intervention strategies, effective retroactive to June 1, 2002 through June 30, 2003.

#122 Authorized to amend sole source agreement with North Country Health Consortium, Littleton, NH (originally approved at G&C meeting of 7/5/01 item #77), increasing the amount by $193,955.31 to $387,910.62 and extending the end date from May 31, 2002 to June 30, 2003 to develop community based coalitions to promote science-based youth alcohol and drug abuse prevention planning and intervention strategies, effective retroactive to June 1, 2002 through June 30, 2003.

#123 Authorized to amend sole source agreement with Community Alliance for Teen Safety, Derry, NH (originally approved at G&C meeting of 7/5/01 item #94), increasing the amount by $90,063 to $180,127.48 and extending the end date from May 31, 2002 to June 30, 2003 to develop community based coalitions to promote science-based youth alcohol and drug abuse prevention planning and intervention strategies, effective retroactive to June 1, 2002 through June 30, 2003.

#124 Authorized to amend sole source agreement with Child & Family Services of NH, Manchester, NH (originally approved at G&C meeting of 7/25/01 item #120), increasing the amount by $98,807.92 to $197,615.84 and extending the end date from May 31, 2002 to June 30, 2003 to develop community based coalitions to promote science-based youth alcohol and drug abuse prevention planning and intervention strategies, effective retroactive to June 1, 2002 through June 30, 2003.

#125 Authorized to amend sole source agreement with Monadnock Family Services, Peterborough, NH (originally approved at G&C meeting of 7/25/01 item #124), increasing the amount by $90,019.26 to $180,038.52 and extending the end date from May 31, 2002 to June 30, 2003 to develop community based coalitions to promote science-based youth alcohol and drug abuse prevention planning and intervention strategies, effective retroactive to June 1, 2002 through June 30, 2003.

#126 Authorized to amend sole source agreement with SAU #16, Exeter, NH (originally approved at G&C meeting of 7/5/01 item #90), increasing the amount by $100,716.38 to $201,432.76 and extending the end date from May 31, 2002 to June 30, 2003 to develop community based coalitions to promote science-based youth alcohol and drug abuse prevention planning and intervention strategies, effective retroactive to June 1, 2002 through June 30, 2003.

#127 Authorized to amend sole source agreement with Riverbend Community Mental Health, Concord, NH (originally approved at G&C meeting of 7/25/01 item #123), increasing the amount by $112,119.76 to $224,239.52 and extending the end date from May 31, 2002 to June 30, 2003 to develop community based coalitions to promote science-based youth alcohol and drug abuse prevention planning and intervention strategies, effective retroactive to June 1, 2002 through June 30, 2003.

#128 Authorized to amend sole source agreement with UNH Cooperative Extension, Durham, NH (originally approved at G&C meeting of 7/5/01 item #96), increasing the amount by $97,043.94 to $194,087.88 and extending the end date from May 31, 2002 to June 30, 2003 to develop community based coalitions to promote science-based youth alcohol and drug abuse prevention planning and intervention strategies, effective retroactive to June 1, 2002 through June 30, 2003.

#129 Authorized to amend sole source agreement with SAU #21, Hampton, NH (originally approved at G&C meeting of 7/5/01 item #91), increasing the amount by $73,747.92 to $147,495.84 and extending the end date from May 31, 2002 to June 30, 2003 to develop community based coalitions to promote science-based youth alcohol and drug abuse prevention planning and intervention strategies, effective retroactive to June 1, 2002 through June 30, 2003.

#130 Authorized to amend sole source agreement with City of Keene Youth Services, Keene, NH (originally approved at G&C meeting of 7/5/01 item #95), increasing the amount by $86,514.42 to $173,028.84 and extending the end date from May 31, 2002 to June 30, 2003 to develop community based coalitions to promote science-based youth alcohol and drug abuse prevention planning and intervention strategies, effective retroactive to June 1, 2002 through June 30, 2003.

New Hampshire Hospital

#131 Authorized agreement with SimplexGrinell, LP, Nashua, NH in the amount of $63,200 to provide fire alarm, nurse call station and security system test and inspection services retroactive to July 1, 2002 through June 30, 2004.

131A Pursuant to an agreement with New Hampshire Technical Institute for Enhanced Nurse Development and Training approved by G&C on May 15, 2002 item #144, Authorized Adam A. Mahair to receive tuition assistance under this program in the amount not to exceed $8,205 effective upon G&C approval though completion of all course requirements for the Registered Nurse Associate Degree Program.

#132 Authorized contract with Lee's Tree Service, Penacook, NH in the amount of $4,950 to provide tree removal services effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003.

#133 Authorized agreement with West Central Services, Inc., d/b/a West Central Behavioral Health, Lebanon, NH in an amount not to exceed $401,589 to provide mental health services, effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003.
(2) Further authorized an advance payment up to a maximum of one-twelfth of the contract price limitation.

#134 Authorized agreement with Riverbend Community Mental Health, Concord, NH in an amount not to exceed $339,478 to provide mental health services, effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003.
(2) Further authorized an advance payment up to a maximum of one-twelfth of the contract price limitation.

NEW HAMPSHIRE VETERANS HOME

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#134A Authorized agreement with Helms & Company, Concord, NH in an amount not to exceed $5,000 to provide an assessment of the Home's Medical Records System and the Clinical Administrative Support needs within the Department. The project shall be completed by December 31, 2002.

#134B Authorized contract with Scott Meyer, MSW, Ph.D., Plymouth, NH in an amount not to exceed $28,800 for Clinical Supervision and Consultation to the Social Services and Consultation for the Social Services Department, effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2005.

BOARD OF MENTAL HEALTH

#134C The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Griffin, authorized the reclassification of position #40305 from Administrative Assistant 1, SG 16, to Supervisor II, SG 21, as specified in letter dated August 8, 2002.

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#135 Authorized to pay FY 02 travel expenses with FY 03 budgeted appropriations in reimbursing five employees for a total expenditure of $997.54 as specified in letter dated July 30, 2002.

#136 Authorized to pay the FY 2003 V-TECS Membership Fee to the Southern Association of Colleges, and Schools, Inc., in the amount of $20,000 as specified in letter dated July 19, 2002.

#137 Authorized to pay the FY 2003 participation fee for the Arts Education Assessment Consortium to the Council of Chief State School Officers in the amount of $15,000 as specified in letter dated August 20, 2002.

#138 Authorized to accept and expend additional grant funds in the amount of $59,570 from the US Department of Education, Basic Participation and Data Collection grant to be used to conduct a survey on the common data collection for all school districts, effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003.

#139 Authorized to budget and expend Youth Title I carry forward funds of $1,260,064 to provide services to eligible youth during the current fiscal year ending June 30, 2003.

#140 Authorized to accept and expend additional grant funds in the amount of $12,801 from the US Department of Education to provide supplement educational services and remove barriers of attendance for homeless children and youth, effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003.
(2) Further authorized to budget and expend carry forward funds in the amount of $57,080 from the US Department of Education to provide supplement educational services and remove barriers of attendance for homeless children and youth during the fiscal year ending June 30, 2003.

#141 Authorized to grant funds to the Nashua Adult Learning Center, Nashua, NH to provide educational opportunities for families, effective retroactive to July 1, 2002 through June 30, 2003 and authorized unencumbered payment of said grant with internal accounting control within the Department of Education. This grant will not exceed $201,442.

#142 Authorized to grant funds to the Institute on Disability, University of New Hampshire, Office of Sponsored Research to support the improvement of outcomes for students with disabilities, effective retroactive to July 1, 2002 through June 30, 2003 and authorized unencumbered payment of said grant with internal accounting control within the Department of Education and authorized unencumbered payment of said grant with internal accounting control with the Department of Education. This grant will not exceed $180,000.

#143 Authorized to grant funds to the Institute on Disability, University of New Hampshire, Office of Sponsored Research to provide opportunities for individuals with disabilities and their families to develop leadership skills, effective retroactive to July 1, 2002 through June 30,2003 and authorized unencumbered payment of said grant with internal accounting control with the Department of Education. This grant will not exceed $28,500.

#144 Authorized to grant funds to the North Country Education Foundation, Gorham, NH to improve educational outcomes for children and youth in New Hampshire, effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003 and Authorized unencumbered payment of said grant with internal accounting control within the Department of Education. This grant will not exceed $200,800.

#145 Authorized the Department of Education and New Hampshire Department of Health & Human Services to contract with the Early Education and Intervention Network of New Hampshire, Concord, NH in the amount of $30,000 to provide professional development to those who specialize in early childhood activities, effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003.

#146 Authorized contract with the University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH in an amount not to exceed $19,997 to provide research and evaluation for the New Hampshire Partnerships in Character Education Program, effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003.

#147 Authorized to renew sole source contract with Gayle Gifford, Providence, RI (originally approved at G&C meeting of 11/21/01 item #104), in an amount not to exceed $7,250 to provide facilitation services, effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003.
(2) Further authorized payment for services rendered in lieu of withholding 25% of the total value of the contract.

#148 Authorized to renew contract with Antioch University d/b/a Education by Design, Keene, NH originally approved at G&C meeting of 5/29/02 item #127), in an amount not to exceed $9,250 to provide facilitation services from G&C approval through June 30, 2003.
(2) Further authorized payment for services rendered and approved in lieu of withholding 25% of the total value of the contract.

#149 Authorized to renew contract with Center for Resource Management, South Hampton, NH originally approved at G&C meeting of 5/15/02 item #167), in an amount not to exceed $90,000 to provide the continuation of data-utilization to support school teams participating in the Best Schools Initiative effective upon G&C approval through June, 30, 2003.

#150 Authorized to extend the lease with Gerald P. McCarthy Properties, Pembroke, NH for 18,746.8 sq. ft. of office space located at 78 Regional Drive, Buildings 1 and 2 in Concord, for the period September 1, 2002 to August 31, 2003 for a total cost not to exceed $168,721.20 pending legislative approval of the next biennial budget.

#151 Authorized to exercise a renewal option with University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH to fulfill the goals and objectives of Research and Evaluation of the Community, Higher Education & Student Partnership grant, effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003 in an amount not to exceed $50,992.

POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION COMMISSION

#152 The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Griffin, authorized five year lease agreement with Granite State Management & Resources, from October 1, 2002 through September 30, 2007 for 1,373 sq. ft. of office space at 3 Barrell Court, Suite 300 in Concord as specified in letter dated August 12, 2002 with rental rate as follows: Year 1 at $13,730; Year 2 at $14,073.25; Year 3 at $14,430.23; Year 4 at $14,787.21; Year 5 at $15,157.92.

CHRISTA MCAULIFFE PLANETARIUM

#153 The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Wheeler, authorized to accept and expend $36,000 from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration for the Planetarium's project, Breathing Space, effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2003.

COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE SYSTEM

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#154 Authorized to accept and expend funds from the Providian National Bank in the amount of $20,000 as specified in letter dated August 13, 2002 for the program period of G&C approval through June 30, 2003.

#155 Authorized to accept and expend grant funds from the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation in the amount of $6,000 effective upon G&C approval through August 13, 2002 for the program period of G&C approval through June 30, 2003.

#156 Authorized Laconia Campus to execute two year renewal option of the contract with John's Food Service, Belmont, NH originally approved at G&C meeting of 1/24/01 item #154A), with no State Funds associated with this contract to provide food service at the cafeteria. Student Activities, Laconia will receive a $600 donation at the conclusion of each academic year while the contract is in effect.

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#157 Authorized service agreement with Robert S. Patten d/b/a New Hampshire Deposition Services, Concord, NH in the amount of $13,000 for transcription service, effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2004.

#158 Authorized to increase contingency by $266,803 Contingency Contract No. 612531 with Brookstone Builders (previously approved at G&C meeting of 5/15/02 item #L), for a total contingency of $484,926 for the Division of Motor Vehicle Testing Facility in Concord, NH as specified in letter dated August 21, 2002.

#159 Authorized Memorandum of Agreement with Southworth-Milton, Inc., Boston, MA, relating to the reuse of drawings, specifications, and design data of the Illinois Central College Tech Building for the Mobile Equipment Center Design, Berlin, NH. Funding in the amount of $1 is available; as specified in letter dated August 8, 2002.

#160 Authorized contract with Meridian Construction Corporation, Laconia, NH for a lump sum price of $9,992,013.60 for Renovations to the Walker Building, NH Hospital Campus, Concord, NH as specified in letter dated August 1, 2002.
(2) Further Resolved that a contingency in the amount of $950,000 be approved for payment of latent conditions that may appear during execution of the project.

#161 Authorized contract with Curtin Enterprises Inc., d/b/a Northeast Door Co., Concord, NH on the basis of a low bid, in the amount of $50,000 to provide all labor, material and equipment to perform planned repairs, alterations and new installations of the doors and windows at Turnpike System maintenance facilities, welcome center and toll locations, and perform emergency repair service, effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2004.

#162 Authorized agreement with STAT-A-MATRIX/The SAM Group, Inc., Edison, NJ in an amount not to exceed $9,200 to conduct a five-day Environmental Management Systems ISO 14000 Lead Auditor training course for Department employees. Effective upon G&C approval through October 1, 2002.

#163 Authorized agreement with KTA-Tator, Inc., Uncasville, CT in an amount not to exceed $250,000 and Corrpro Companies, Inc., Ocean City, NJ in an amount not to exceed $150,000 to provide services related to testing and inspection of bridge deck barrier membranes located throughout the State. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2003.

#164 Authorized agreements with Louis Berger Group, Inc, Manchester, NH, Dartmouth-Lake Sunapee Title Services, Newport, NH and Zeller Title Services, Keene, NH based on unit bid prices in a total cost not to exceed $1,400,000 or the expiration of three (3) years, whichever comes first, to prepare title abstracts associated with statewide acquisition program. Effective upon G&C approval with a final completion date three years from that approval.

#165 Authorized acceptance of the Contemplated Award List for the period of July 24, 2002 through August 6, 2002.

#166 Authorized agreement with Larry G. Cushing & Sons, Inc., Walpole, NH in the amount of $12,598 for a drilled well and pump on the property of Another Place, Inc., Greenville, NH. Effective upon G & C approval.

#167 Authorized modification of agreement with Vanasse Hangen Brustlin, Inc., Bedford, NH for engineering services by increasing the total amount payable by $150,000 from $400,000 to $550,000. Final completion date amended to April 26, 2004 (previously approved by G&C on April 26, 2000, item No. 130).

#168 Authorized agreement with Capital Well Co., Dunbarton, NH in the amount of $16,138.15 which provides for construction of a drilled well and pump on the property of Carol Clark, Lee, NH. Effective upon G&C approval.

#169 Authorized agreement with Beck & Bellucci, Inc., Franklin, NH in the amount of $10,915,625.89 to replace the existing bridge carrying US 4 over the Merrimack River including pavement rehab and safety work along US 4 in the Towns of Boscawen, Canterbury and the City of Concord.
(2) Further resolved that a contingency of $545,781.30 be approved for latent conditions which may appear during the execution of the project. Effective upon G&C approval through July 1, 2005.

#170 Authorized grant agreement with Boake Morrison, owner of Newfound Valley Airport, to provide state funds in the amount of $17,250 for the rehabilitation of the airport runway.

#171 Authorized to accept Federal Funds as amended in the amount of $65,342 to be matched with State Funds of $7,260.22 for statewide maintenance project with amendment to crack seal pavement at Boire Field, Nashua, NH.
(2) Further authorized to enter agreement with BFC, Inc., Westmoreland, NH in an amount not to exceed $53,200 for pavement crack sealing at Boire Field, Nashua, NH.
(3) Further authorized to exercise existing contract with Dufresne Henry, Inc., Springfield, VT in an amount not to exceed $19,302 for preliminary inspection, design and resident engineering.
(4) Further authorized to expend $100.22 in administrative costs for crack seal pavements project at Boire Field, Nashua, NH.

#172 Authorized agreement with Rockingham Planning Commission, Exeter, NH in an amount not to exceed $20,064 to undertake certain transportation related planning studies. Effective upon G & C approval through September 30, 2003.

DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#173 Authorized extension of two-year lease agreement with Lighthouse Trust, Concord, NH in the amount of $112,500 for rental of 4500 square feet of office space, Concord, NH. Effective September 1, 2002 through August 31,2004.

#174 Authorized Office of Emergency Management to enter into a sole source agreement with The Cabot Motor Inn, Lancaster, NH in an amount not to exceed $5,050 to hold the "Effective Communications Course" on September 10, 11 & 12, 2002.
(2) Further authorized agreement with The Cabot Motor Inn, Lancaster, NH for a function room, meals & rooms in the amount of $4,300.
(3) Further authorized sole source agreement with Kenneth Jollimore in the amount of $750 to serve as course instructor. Effective upon G & C approval through September 12, 2002.

#175 Authorized agreement with LAD Welding & Fabrication, Concord, NH in the amount of $15,000 to provide fabrication, installation and welding services to the Fire Academy, as needed for Fiscal Year 2003. Effective upon G & C approval through June 30, 2003.

#176 Authorized Division of Safety Services to approve permit application of Sandy Island Camp, Tuftonboro, NH for a congregate mooring field of fourteen (14) moorings.

#177 Authorized Office of Emergency Management to accept and expend Hazard Mitigation Grant Program funds from the Federal Emergency Management Agency in the amount of $8,648 to be used for a hazard mitigation project in the Town of Meredith.
(2) Further authorized grant agreement with the Town of Meredith in the amount of $8,563. Effective upon G & C approval through December 31,2002.

#178 Authorized Division of Fire Standards & Training to enter agreement with Tasker Landscaping, Loudon, NH in the amount of $10,200 to construct two foundations to be used for training. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003.

#179 Authorized Division of State Police to accept and expend a grant from the US Department of Justice, entitled "DNA Backlog Reduction Program FY 2001", in the amount of $71,716 for DNA comparisons. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003.

#180 Authorized Office of Emergency Management retroactive authorization to accept and expend Community Assistance Program funds form the Federal Emergency Management Agency in the amount of $50,000 for the period of June 1, 2002 through September 30,2002 for map modernization projects & associated costs.
(2) Further authorized to execute a retroactive Memorandum of Understanding with the US Geological Survey in the amount of $40,000 for the inventory of priority flood hazard mapping needs for NH communities. Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2002.

ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#181 Authorized Pease Development Authority Division of Ports and Harbors request to dredge 45,000 cubic yards of sediment over 2.7 miles of the Cocheco River federal navigation channel to restore channel to original federally authorized dimensions.

#182 Authorized Kurt Dietzer's request to do construction on property located at Wolfeboro Neck on Lake Winnipesaukee, Wolfeboro, NH. This project does not conflict with G&C policy.

#183 Authorized David & Karyn Dietrich's request to do reconstruction and construction work on property located at Rattlesnake Island on Lake Winnipesaukee, Alton, NH. This project does not conflict with G&C policy.

#184 TRAVEL REQUESTS

The Governor and Executive Council approved the following travel requests:

A. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Office of Community & Public Health - Request permission for (1) employee, Stephen Foster, Radiation Health Physicist II, or designee, to travel to Chattanooga, TN on September 8 - 20, 2002, to attend the Licensing Practices & Procedures and Inspection Procedures Courses. ALSO A CASH ADVANCE OF $1,480.00 IS REQUESTED FOR Stephen Foster. Total Cost: $1,803.50. Source of Funds: 81% General and 19% Other Funds. No Registration Fees.

B. SAFETY - Request permission for (2) employees, Jeff Bonan, MV Inspector, and Gary Waldron, MV Inspector, or designee, to travel to Mendota Heights, MN on September 8 - 21, 2002, to attend the Commercial Vehicle Crash Training Class. ALSO A CASH ADVANCE OF $3,692.50 IS REQUESTED FOR Jeff Bonan. Total Cost: $3,692.50. Source of Funds: 100% Highway Funds. No Registration Fees.

#185 TUITION REQUESTS

The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Griffin, with Councilor Wheeler voting NO on Items #A through #AAA, approved the following Tuition Requests:

A. ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES - Request permission to pay the Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH, the sum of $1,299.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Jennifer Gelinas, Agency Audit Manager, in the course entitled "Managerial Accounting".

B. ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES - Request permission to pay the Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH, the sum of $1,299.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Ann-Marie Hartshorn, Agency Records Auditor, in the course entitled "Managerial Accounting".

C. COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE - Request permission to pay the University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, the sum of $919.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Shelia Cardamone, Associate Professor, in the course entitled "Independent Study".

D. COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE - Request permission to pay Lesley University, Cambridge, MA, the sum of $1,275.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Christopher Crowley, Assistant Professor, in the course entitled "Technology: Impact on Society and the Schools".

E. COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE - Request permission to pay Southern New Hampshire University, Laconia, NH, the sum of $372.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Susan Gatton, Administrative Assistant, in the course entitled "Fundamentals of Algebra".

F. COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE - Request permission to pay Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH, the sum of $452.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Sheri Gonthier, Financial Aid Officer, in the course entitled "Money & Banking".

G. COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE - Request permission to pay Penn State, University Park, PA, the sum of $1,074.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling John Marcley, Associate Professor, in the Internet course entitled "Research & Evaluation in Adult Ed".

H. COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE - Request permission to pay Plymouth State College, Plymouth, NH, the sum of $948.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Jennifer Saylor, Program Director, in the distance learning course entitled "The Learning Workplace-Special Topics in Education".

I. COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE - Request permission to pay University of Massachusetts, Lowell, MA, the sum of $1,840.87 for the sole purpose of enrolling Ann Sipka, Associate Professor, in the course entitled "Mathematical Analysis".

J. COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE - Request permission to pay Penn State, University Park, PA, the sum of $1,154.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Wendy Ann Smith, Assistant Professor, in the Internet course entitled "Research & Evaluation in Adult Ed".

K. COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE - Request permission to pay Franklin Pierce College, Salem, NH, the sum of $410.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Lynn Tilton, Secretary II, in the course entitled "Individual Income Taxes".

L. EDUCATION - Request permission to pay the University of New Hampshire, Manchester, NH, the sum of $904.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Rosanne Curry, Accountant III, in the course entitled "Theories and Processes of Public Administration".

M. EDUCATION - Request permission to pay the College for Lifelong Learning, Manchester, NH, the sum of $364.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Scott Fifield, Case Technician, in the course entitled "Professional Development Seminar".

N. EDUCATION - Request permission to pay the College for Lifelong Learning, Concord, NH, the sum of $728.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Susan Roma, Systems Development Specialist I, in the course entitled "Principles of Economics".

O. EDUCATION - Request permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $398.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Patricia Skidmore, Disability Examiner, in the course entitled "Abnormal Psychology".

P. EDUCATION, Vocational Rehabilitation - Request permission to pay Springfield College, St. Johnsbury, VT the sum of $3,303.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Jean Mainguy, Rehabilitation Counselor II, in the courses entitled "Human Development and Disabling Conditions", "Employment Strategies and Techniques in Rehabilitation" and "Project 1".

Q. EDUCATION, Vocational Rehabilitation - Request permission to pay Franklin Pierce College, Concord, NH, the sum of $615.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Scott Vittner, Assistant Vending Stand Coordinator, in the course entitled "Introduction to Social Work".

R. EDUCATION, Vocational Rehabilitation - Request permission to pay New Hampshire Community Technical College, Nashua, NH, the sum of $400.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Mark Walczak, Rehabilitation Counselor II, in the course entitled "Sign Language II".

S. EMPLOYMENT SECURITY - Request permission to pay New Hampshire Community Technical College, Manchester, NH, the sum of $508.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Laura Byers, Certifying Officer I, in the course entitled "College Composition I".

T. ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Request permission to pay Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH, the sum of $1,212.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Jessical Kubiak, Program Assistant II, in the courses entitled "Advanced Accounting II" and "Financial Policy & Decision Making".

U. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Office of Knowledge Management & Decision Support - Request permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $524.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Jacqueline Leone, Program Specialist III, in the course entitled "Finite Mathematics".

V. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Office of Information Systems - Request permission to pay New Hampshire Community Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $437.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Ethan Banks, Technical Support Specialist VI, in the course entitled "Networking Theory III".

W. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Behavioral Health - Request permission to pay Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH, the sum of $558.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Jami Aversa, Accounting Technician, in the course entitled "Public Speaking".

X. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Behavioral Health - Request permission to pay Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH, the sum of $558.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Jami Aversa, Accounting Technician, in the course entitled "Human Relations in Administration".

Y. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Division for Children, Youth & Families - Request permission to pay Springfield College, Manchester, NH, the sum of $1,835.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Margaret Bishop, Child Protection Administrator III, in the courses entitled "Leadership: Lifelong Journey" and "Project IV".

Z. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Division for Children, Youth & Families - Request permission to pay Springfield College, Manchester, NH, the sum of $1,062.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Jade LeBlanc, Child Protective Service Worker I, in the course entitled "Graduate Project II, Leadership: A Lifelong Journey".

AA. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Division for Children, Youth & Families - Request permission to pay Wheelock College, Boston, MA, the sum of $1,900.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Deborah Madigan, Program Specialist, in the course entitled "Becoming Leaders in a Democracy".

BB. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Division for Children, Youth & Families - Request permission to pay Springfield College, Springfield, MA, the sum of $3,360.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Anna Phinney, Child Protective Service Worker I, in the courses entitled "Human Behavior in Social Environment 1" and "Policy 1".

CC. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Division for Children, Youth & Families - Request permission to pay Plymouth State College, Plymouth, NH, the sum of $961.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Deborah Rand, Child Protective Service Worker III, in the course entitled "Qualitative Methodology & Applied Research".

DD. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Division for Juvenile Justice Services - Request permission to pay College for Lifelong Learning, Bow, NH, the sum of $753.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Mary Calise, OJJDP Fiscal Specialist, in the course entitled "Current Issues in Forestry".

EE. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Division for Juvenile Justice Services - Request permission to pay Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH, the sum of $1,299.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Kelly Healy, Teacher, in the course entitled "Special Education Assessment".

FF. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Division for Juvenile Justice Services - Request permission to pay Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH, the sum of $1,299.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Thomas Vachon, Teacher, in the course entitled "Special Education Assessment".

GG. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Division of Elderly & Adult Services - Request permission to pay California College for Health Sciences, National City, CA, the sum of $378.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Joyce Butterworth, Program Specialist III, in the correspondence course entitled "Health Care Administration and Policy".

HH. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Division of Elderly & Adult Services - Request permission to pay Plymouth State College, Plymouth, NH, the sum of $864.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Colleen Carson, Social Worker I, in the course entitled "Research Design".

II. LIQUOR - Request permission to pay Franklin Pierce College, Rindge, NH, the sum of $588.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Steven Shea, Senior Accounting Technician, in the course entitled "Cost Accounting".

JJ. NH HOSPITAL - Request permission to pay the College for Lifelong Learning, Concord, NH, the sum of $778.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Donna Thoroughgood, Program Assistant II, in the course entitled "Critical Thinking".

KK. NH HOSPITAL - Request permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $524.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Carolina Hatala, Clinical Psychologist, in the course entitled "Anatomy & Physiology I".

LL. NH HOSPITAL - Request permission to pay Springfield College, Manchester, NH, the sum of $1,554.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Kim LaFleur, Mental Health Worker II, in the courses entitled "Special Topics in Counseling: Child Sexual Abuse I" and "Human Sexuality".

MM. NH HOSPITAL - Request permission to pay Springfield College, Manchester, NH, the sum of $1,554.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Michael Lucio, Mental Health Worker III/Case Manager, in the courses entitled "Human Sexuality" and "Women & Crime".

NN. NH HOSPITAL - Request permission to pay Springfield College, Manchester, NH, the sum of $777.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Michael Lucio, Mental Health Worker III/Case Manager, in the course entitled "Grant Writing & Fundraising".

OO. NH HOSPITAL - Request permission to pay Springfield College, Manchester, NH, the sum of $1,813.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Theresa Rainville, Mental Health Worker II, in the courses entitled "Special Topics in Counseling: Child Sexual Abuse I" and "Project in Community Development & Social Change".

PP. NH HOSPITAL - Request permission to pay Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH, the sum of $678.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Corey Sheehan, Mental Health Worker III, in the course entitled "Sociology of Social Problems".

QQ. NH HOSPITAL - Request permission to pay Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH, the sum of $645.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Corey Sheehan, Mental Health Worker III, in the course entitled "Contemporary Health".

RR. NH HOSPITAL - Request permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $414.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Ellen Smith, Mental Health Worker II, in the course entitled "Crisis Intervention".

SS. PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION - Request permission to pay the University of New Hampshire, Manchester, NH, the sum of $1,330.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Thomas Getz, Chairman, in the course entitled "Organizational Behavior".

TT. RESOURCES & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - Request permission to pay Leadership Greater Manchester, Manchester, NH, the sum of $900.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Steve Boucher, Advertising Specialist, in the course entitled "Leadership Greater Manchester".

UU. RETIREMENT - Request permission to pay Hesser College, Manchester, NH, the sum of $1,194.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Rosemarie Fielding, Counseling Assistant, in the courses entitled "Accounting I" and "Oral Communications".

VV. STATE PLANNING - Request permission to pay the University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, the sum of $1,476.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Verna DeLauer, Assistant Planner, in the course entitled "Critical Inquiry in Education".

WW. TRANSPORTATION - Request permission to pay New Hampshire Technical College, Berlin, NH, the sum of $180.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Jesse Eames, Construction Forman, in the course entitled "Construction Surveying".

XX. TRANSPORTATION - Request permission to pay New Hampshire Technical College, Berlin, NH, the sum of $180.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Jesse Eames, Construction Forman, in the course entitled "Digital Imaging Processing".

YY. TRANSPORTATION - Request permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $327.50 for the sole purpose of enrolling Raymond Grogan, Bridge Maintainer II, in the course entitled "Elementary Functions".

ZZ. TRANSPORTATION - Request permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $262.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Raymond Grogan, Bridge Maintainer II, in the course entitled "Materials & Methods of Construction".

AAA. TRANSPORTATION - Request permission to pay Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH, the sum of $649.50 for the sole purpose of enrolling Donald Lasell, Project Manager, in the course entitled "Strategic Management".

LATE ITEMS:

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

A. DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES WETLANDS BUREAU Authorized request to straighten one fender piling, replace one fender piling, and install one fender piling on a permitted docking facility on property located at Lake Winnipesaukee in Gilford. This project does not conflict with Governor and Council Policy.

B. DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES WETLANDS BUREAU Authorized request to completely remove two non-conforming breakwaters and docking facility and fill 607 sq. ft. to construct 29 linear ft. of breakwater, in an "I" formation on Lake Winnipesaukee in Gilford. This project does not conflict with Governor and Council Policy.

C. DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT Authorized extension for Division of Parks and Recreation to extend temporary employees beyond one-year anniversary date of fell time employment.

D. DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT Authorized request of Division of Economic Development, Procurement Technical Assistance Center to establish accounts to accept and expend an estimated $7,400 in fees to host a New England Veteran and Service Disabled Veteran Owned Business Conference on September 18, 2002; Further authorized request to enter into contract with the Center of NH in the amount of $7,400 to provide the facility and food for the conference.

E. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION-BUREAU OF PUBLIC WORKS Authorized DOT to increase the contingency by $91,200 with 3G Construction/Stan Graton for a total contingency of $126,000 for the purpose of painting the State House Dome.

NON-PUBLIC SESSION Pursuant to RSA 91-A:3, II, (a) and (c), the Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton seconded by Councilor Griffin, voted to go into non-public session. A roll call vote was requested on the motion, the results are as follows: Councilor Burton - Yes: Councilor Spaulding - Yes: Councilor Griffin - Yes: Councilor Wieczorek - Yes: Councilor Wheeler - Yes. Present in the non-public session were the Governor, Councilor Burton, Councilor Spaulding, Councilor Griffin, Councilor Wieczorek, Councilor Wheeler, Governor's Special Counsel Martin Honigberg, Attorney Brian Gould, and Assistant Secretary of State Karen Ladd as recording secretary.

The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Wieczorek, seconded by Councilor Burton, moved to come out of non-public session. A roll call vote was requested on the motion, the results are as follows: Councilor Burton - Yes: Councilor Spaulding - Yes: Councilor Griffin - Yes: Councilor Wieczorek - Yes: Councilor Wheeler - Yes.

Pursuant to RSA 91-A:3,II, (a) and (c), the Governor announced the Minutes of the non-public session are sealed.

The Governor set the next Governor and Executive Council Meeting for Wednesday, September 25, 2002 at 10:30 a.m., at the State House, Concord, New Hampshire.

The Honorable Board then Adjourned

 

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