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September 15, 1999
 

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GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MINUTES
Daniel Webster College, Nashua
September 15,1999
10:30 a.m.
#16

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

The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Streeter, seconded by Councilor Colantuono, accepted the minutes of August 18, 1999.

The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Colantuono, seconded by Councilor Streeter, confirmed the appointment of several persons nominated for Civil Commissions from the August 18, 1999 meeting.

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

The Governor and Executive Council set the date for special elections for State Senate District 10, State Representative in Merrimack County District 2, and State Representative in Rockingham County District 12.

The filing period will be from September 20-27, 1999

The primary election will be held on November 2, 1999

The special election will be held on December 7, 1999

RESIGNATIONS

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


EMERGENCY SHELTER AND HOMELESS COORDINATION COMMISSION
Mnsgr. John P. Quinn, Manchester
Effective: Upon acceptance of resignation
Reason: Personal


PASSENGER TRAMWAY SAFETY BOARD
Stanley Judge, Shelburne
(Surface Lift)
Effective: Upon acceptance of resignation
Reason: To be re-appointed as public member


PESTICIDES CONTROL BOARD
Walter L. Garant, Manchester
(Public Member)
Effective: September 1, 1999
Reason: Moving out of state

CONFIRMATIONS

The Governor and Executive Council confirmed the following:

ADULT PAROLE BOARD
Brian A. Cashman, Londonderry
Succeeding: Robert Hamel, Manchester (reached term limit)
Effective: September 29, 1999
TERM: September 29, 2004

AIR RESOURCES COUNCIL
David Harrington, New Boston
(Fuel Oils Industry)
Reappointment
Effective: September 15, 1999
TERM: September 6, 2003

STATE CONSERVATION COMMITTEE
Peter J. Blakeman, North Sutton
(Hillsborough/Merrimack)
Reappointment
Effective: September 15, 1999
TERM: August 1, 2003

WARDEN, NORTHERN NH CORRECTIONAL FACILITY: DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
Sidney M. Bird, Landaff
(Nominated by the Commissioner)
Effective: September 15, 1999
Salary: Group O, Step 4-$60,800
TERM: Serves at the pleasure of the Commissioner

ENHANCED 911 COMMISSION
Richard A. Bernard, Durham
(Public Member)
Succeeding: John Reed, Center Conway
Effective: September 15, 1999
TERM: July 22, 2002

David R. Caron, Belmont
(Nominated by Municipal Association)
Reappointment
Effective: September 15, 1999
TERM: August 12, 2002

FISH & GAME COMMISSION
Frank G. Clark (d), Lisbon
(Grafton County)
Reappointment
Effective: September 15, 1999
TERM: June 29, 2004

BOARD OF FORESTERS
Northam D. Parr, Rumney
(Public Forester)
Succeeding: Karen Bennett, Bennington (reached term limit)
Effective: September 15, 1999
TERM: August 22, 2004

Thomas N. Thomson, Orford
(Public Member)
Reappointment
Effective: September 15, 1999
TERM: August 22, 2004

HAZARDOUS MATERIAL TRANSPORTATION ADVISORY BOARD
Paul J. Cronin, Seabrook
(Upon recommendation of NH Police Chiefs Association)
Reappointment
Effective: September 15, 1999
TERM: March 19, 2001

Glenn R. Saunders, North Conway
(Hazardous Material Manufacturing or Distributing Industry)
Reappointment
Effective: September 15, 1999
TERM: January 30, 2002

NEW HAMPSHIRE HOUSING FINANCE AUTHORITY
Martha Bauman, Keene, (d)
(Public Member)
Succeeding: John Croteau, Swanzey (reached term limit)
Effective: September 15, 1999
TERM: July 1, 2004

LAKES MANAGEMENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Jeffrey P. Thurston, Sr., Gilford
(Member representing Marine Dealers Association)
Reappointment
Effective: September 15, 1999
TERM: August 22, 2002

Bruce A. Wright, Gilford
(Member of Planning Board)
Reappointment
Effective: September 15, 1999
TERM: August 1, 2002

POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION COMMISSION
Richard A. Gustafson, Manchester
(Upon recommendation of the NH College and University Council)
Reappointment
Effective: September 15, 1999
TERM: June 30, 2004

David L. Mahoney, Nashua
(Public Member)
Succeeding: Stephen Farkus, Nashua
Effective: September 15, 1999
TERM: June 30, 2003

Sister Lucille C. Thibodeau, Nashua
(Upon recommendation of NH College and University Council)
Succeeding: Sister Carol Descoteaux, Manchester (resigned)
Effective: September 15, 1999
TERM: June 20, 2001

WASTE MANAGEMENT COUNCIL
Carl L. Quiram, Goffstown
(Municipal Public Works Field)
Succeeding: William Jenness, Rye (deceased)
Effective: September 15, 1999
TERM: November 10, 2001

WATER WELL BOARD
Christian C. O. Kofer, Northwood
(Pump Installer)
Reappointment
Effective: September 15, 1999
TERM: September 15, 2002

Roger B. Skillings, Hollis
(Water Well Contractor)
Reappointment
Effective: September 15, 1999
TERM: September 15, 2002

Terrell P. Swain, Dunbarton
(Technical Driller)
Succeeding: Robert McGlashan, Concord
Effective: September 15, 1999
TERM: September 15, 2002

NOMINATIONS

The Governor nominated the following:

SPECIAL JUSTICE: COLEBROOK DISTRICT COURT
James E. Michalik, Milan
Vacancy
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: Until 70 years of age

HAZARDOUS MATERIAL TRANSPORTATION ADVISORY BOARD
William H. Pepler, Jr., Exeter
(Public Member)
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: July 11, 2002

NEW HAMPSHIRE HOUSING FINANCE AUTHORITY
Hollis E. Harrington, Jr., Nashua
(Residential Mortgage Banking)
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: July 1, 2004

STATE LIBRARY ADVISORY COUNCIL
Shirley Gray Adamovich (r), Durham
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: July 26, 2002

MIDWIFERY COUNCIL
Gerald L. Hamilton, M.D., Concord
(Obstetrician)
Vacancy
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: Four years from date of confirmation

Carol Leonard, Hopkinton
(Midwife)
Vacancy
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: Four years from date of confirmation

Deborah J. Sanborn, Andover
(Midwife)
Vacancy
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: Three years from date of confirmation

Cynthia A. Taylor, West Franklin
(Public Member)
Vacancy
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: Two years from date of confirmation

NEW ENGLAND INTERSTATE WATER POLLUTION CONTROL COMMISSION
Russell A. Nylander, Hancock
(Nom. By Commissioner of Environmental Services)
Reappointment
Effective: September 30, 1999
TERM: September 30, 2003

Edward J. Schmidt, PhD, Dover
(Nom. By Commissioner of Environmental Services)
Reappointment
Effective: September 30, 1999
TERM: September 30, 2003

Nelson L. Thibault, Nothingham
(Nom. By Commissioner of Environmental Services)
Reappointment
Effective: September 30, 1999
TERM: September 30, 2003

PASSENGER TRAMWAY SAFETY BOARD
Stanley Judge, Shelburne
(Public Member)
Succeeding: William Norton, Sugar Hill
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: June 20, 2003

Lawrence Hoffman, Plymouth
(Surface lift)
Succeeding: Stanley Judge, Shelburne (resigned)
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: June 20, 2001

DIRECTOR DIVISION OF PERSONNEL
Thomas F. Manning, Manchester
(Nominated by Commissioner of Administrative Services)
Succeeding: Virginia Lamberton, Hillsborough
Effective: Upon confirmation
Salary: Group P, Step 3-$65,740
TERM: January 1, 2003

PUBLIC EMPLOYEES LABOR RELATIONS BOARD
John Buckley, Dover
(Public)
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: September 12, 2005

Doris M. Desautel, Concord
(Alternate Member Representing Public)
Vacancy
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: Six years from date of confirmation

PUBLIC WATER ACCESS ADVISORY BOARD
Chris Gagnon, Laconia
(Power Boating)
Succeeding: Allen McNeil, Plymouth
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: October 27, 2001

REAL ESTATE APPRAISERS BOARD
James J. Tenn, Jr., Manchester
(Public Member)
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: September 16, 2002

NEW HAMPSHIR E REAL ESTATE COMMISSION
Arthur H. Slattery, Amherst
(Broker)
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: September 15, 2004

NEW HAMPSHIRE RETIREMENT SYSTEM BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Claire Gervais, Rochester
(Nom. By State Employees Association)
Succeeding: Glen Levesque, Alton
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: July 1, 2001

J. David McLean, Rochester
(Nominated by NH State Permanent Firefighters Association)
Succeeding: Thomas Hurley, Hollis
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: July 1, 2001

DIRECTOR: DIVISION OF TRAVEL AND TOURISM DEVELOPMENT
Lauri Ostrander Klefos, Concord
(Nominated by Commissioner of Department of Resources and Economic Development)
Vacancy
Effective: Upon confirmation
Salary: Group N-Step 2-$52,605
TERM: Four years from date of confirmation

WASTE MANAGEMENT COUNCIL
Stephen R. Crean, Goffstown
(Elected Official)
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: September 7, 2003

John Lecraw, Marlborough
(Representative of community which recycles or recovers solid waste)
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: September 7, 2003

DIVISION OF WATER RESOURCES COUNCIL
Bradford Wyman, West Dummer
Succeeding: Lewis Ruch, North Stratford
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: October 9, 2002

BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY
Authorized to hold a Public Hearing with respect to the financing of an industrial facility by the Business Finance Authority for MOD-TAP NA Corporation located in Hudson, New Hampshire. Action will authorize 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.
A roll call vote was requested, the results are as follows:
Councilor Burton - Yes
Councilor Spaulding - Yes
Councilor Griffin - Yes
Councilor Colantuono - Yes
Councilor Streeter - Yes

EXTRACT FROM THE MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE
GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL HELD SEPTEMBER 15, 1999
IN THE VAGGE GYMNASIUM, DANIEL WEBSTER COLLEGE, NASHUA

At 10:30a.m. the Governor announced that the next matter to be considered would be the financing of an industrial facility project, consisting of manufacturing facilities, by the Business Finance Authority of the State of New Hampshire (the "Authority") for MOD-TAP NA Corporation in Hudson 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 RSA162-I:9. He also briefly explained the project and emphasized that the credit of the State was not involved. The Governor then repeated that the proceedings were a public hearing and asked whether any other person wished to speak; there being none, Councilor Colantuono introduced a resolution entitled "A Resolution under RSA 162-I:9 with Respect to the Financing of an Industrial Facility, consisting of Manufacturing Facilities, by the Business Finance Authority for MOD-TAP NA Corporation in Hudson" and moved its adoption, which was seconded by Councilor Streeter. After discussion of the resolution, the Governor called for a vote on the motion. Those voting in favor were: the Governor and Councilor Burton, Councilor Spaulding, Councilor Griffin, Councilor Colantuono, and Councilor Streeter; those abstaining were Councilor(s): None; and those voting against were Councilor(s): None. The Governor declared that the resolution was passed.

A Resolution Under RSA 162-I:9 with Respect to the Financing of an Industrial Facility, consisting of Manufacturing Facilities, by the Business Finance Authority for MOD-TAP NA Corporation in Hudson

Whereas, the Governor and Council have received from the Business Finance Authority of the State of New Hampshire (the "Authority") its written recommendations 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, consisting of manufacturing facilities, for MOD-TAP NA Corporation (the "Company") in Hudson by the Authority's issuance of up to $6,000,000 aggregate principal amount Tax-Exempt Adjustable Mode Industrial Development Revenue 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

Whearas, 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 consists of acquisition, construction and equipping of a manufacturing facility for the manufacture of cabling and related products for telephone and computer data uses (the "Project") to be owned and operated by the Company, a subsidiary of Molex Incorporated (the "Parent Corporation") and to be located at 8 Executive Drive, Hudson, New Hampshire. 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 Project will create and preserve employment opportunities within the State of New Hampshire.

(b) General findings:

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

(2) The Company has the skills and financial resources necessary to operate the Project successfully;

(3) The Loan Agreement dated as of August 1, 1999 (the "Agreement") between the Authority and the Company and the Indenture of Trust dated as of August 1, 1999 (the "Indenture") between the Authority and First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company, as trustee (the "Trustee") contain provisions so that under no circumstances will the Authority be obligated directly or indirectly to pay project costs, debt service or expenses of operation, maintenance and upkeep of the Project except from Bond proceeds or from funds received under the Agreement, exclusive of funds received thereunder by the Authority for its own use;

(4) Neither the Agreement nor the Indenture purport to create any debt of the State with respect to the Project, 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 Project 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 Project 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 15, 1999.

OFFICE OF STATE PLANNING

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#2 Authorized to accept and expend and additional $1,505,986.96 in federal funding from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development through June 30, 2000.

#3 Authorized to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding with the Department of Resources and Economic Development for $2,800.00 through June 30, 2000, for the purposes of monitoring the State of New Hampshire's interests in privately-owned conservation lands.

#4 Authorized Governor's Recycling Program, to conduct a one-day conference on Wednesday, October 27, 1999, at the Wayfarer Inn, 121 South River Road, Bedford, NH, with a total cost not to exceed $6,400, in order to assist New Hampshire Municipal Officials with the development and expansion of their recycling programs.

#5 Authorized to enter into an Agreement with the Town of Farmington, NH, in the amount of $250,000.00, through June 30, 2001. The funds for this contract are from the Community Development Block Grant Fund and will provide for the development and construction of a 10,000 square foot building on South Main Street in Farmington to be occupied by the Three Phase Line Construction, Inc.

#6 Authorized to enter into an Agreement with the County of Rockingham, NH in the amount of $12,000 through December 31, 2000. The funds for this contract are from the Community Development Block Grant Fund and are for the County to conduct an architectural assessment to determine the feasibility of establishing a county-owned and operated Supported Residential Care Facility.

#7 Authorized to enter into an Agreement with the Town of Peterborough, NH in the amount of $12,000 through December 31, 2000. The funds for this contract are from the Community Development Block Grant Fund and will enable the Town to determine if the Gates Mill Building can be converted into 16 units of affordable rental housing to be occupied by low and moderate-income families.

#8 Authorized to enter into an existing Agreement with the Town of Newport, NH [initially approved on June 24, 1998 (Agenda 12)], by creating a new activity "Direct Home Ownership" and transferring $30,000 from 'REHAB-RESIDENTIAL" TO "Direct Home Ownership". No additional state or federal funds are required by this action.

#9 Authorized to enter into an Agreement with Lorraine Stuart Merrill, in the amount of $11,000 through December 31, 1999 to serve as the principal writer and editor of the New Hampshire Estuaries Project Management Plan.

#10 Authorized to enter into an Agreement with The Nature Conservancy, 2 Beacon Street, Concord, NH in the amount of $8,960 through September 30, 2000. This Agreement involves financial assistance to The Nature Conservancy in conjunction with the New Hampshire Coastal Program, Under the Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972, as amended. This project involves the development of a comprehensive management plan for lands protected by the Great Bay Resource Protection Partnership in the Great Bay Estuary System.

#11 Authorized to enter into an Agreement with the Town of Newmarket in the amount of $9,000 through September 30, 2000. This Agreement involves financial assistance to The Nature Conservancy in conjunction with the New Hampshire Coastal Program, Under the Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972, as amended. This project provides for Integrated Marsh Management in the Town.

#12 Authorized to enter into an Agreement with the Audubon Society of New Hampshire, Silk Farm Road, Concord, NH in the amount of $8,000 through September 30, 2000. These funds will enable the Society to continue efforts to protect, manage and enhance the breeding population of common terns on White and Sevey Island (part of the Isles of Shoals) through a continued presence on the islands and the development and implementation of an outreach program designed to educate coastal resource users about common tern habitat needs and habitat management mechanisms.

#13 Authorized to enter into an Agreement with the Town of Seabrook in the amount of $8,800 under the provisions of the New Hampshire Coastal Program through September 30, 2000. These funds provide for Integrated Marsh Management in the Town.

#14 Authorized to enter into an Agreement with The Glen Group Marketing & Advertising, 170 Kearsage Street, North Conway, NH in the amount of $62,000 through December 31, 2000 to design, produce and print brochure holders for the Connecticut River Byway and three regional maps, representing communities in both New Hampshire and Vermont.

#15 Authorized to enter into an Agreement with Glen Group, 170 Kearsage Street, North Conway, NH in the amount of $8,875 through December 31, 2000 to coordinate promotional material for the State's Scenic and Cultural Byway Program.

#16 Authorized to enter into an Agreement with the Town of Lancaster, 25 Main Street, Lancaster, NH in the amount of $80,000 through June 30, 2000 to creative an interpretive center with exhibits incorporating the history, culture and environment of the Connecticut River and the Great North Woods.

#17 Authorized to AMEND and existing Agreement [Initially approved on April 28, 1999 (Item #6)], with Upper Valley Lake Sunapee Regional Commission, 77 Bank Street, Lebanon, NH in the amount of $26,033. The amendment, effective upon Governor and Council approval, is to add $4,800 to the existing contract for a total of $30,833.

17A The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, with Councilors Colantuono and Streeter voting NO, Authorized to enter into an Agreement with the Conservation Law Foundation, 27 North Main Street, Concord, NH in the amount of $7,000 through December 31, 1999 to educate local land use planning officials on a number of legal tools and development strategies to reduce non-point source pollution.

#17B Authorized to accept and expend $1,964,941.73 from the Department of Transportation through June 30, 2000.

OFFICE OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#18 Authorized to accept and expend $143,480.00 from the Federal Management Agency through September 30, 2000 to provide for grants to states and communities to assess the flood risk and identify actions to reduce flood losses.

#19 Authorized to accept and expend $34,500 from the Federal Management Agency through September 30, 2000 to administer hazardous material training programs for compliance with the Superfund Amendment Reauthorization Act of 1986.

#20 Authorized to accept and expend $5,000 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency through September 30, 2000 to administer hazardous materials exercises for compliance with SARA.

#21 Authorized to execute a grant agreement with the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services, Dam Bureau, Water Division in the amount of $25,000.00 for the period through June 30, 2000 to complete the Emergency Action Plans electronic file format for all State-owned dams that will allow the agencies and communities to respond to emergencies quicker and more efficiently.

#22 Authorized to pay FY1999 travel expenses for George Musler in the amount of $75.59 from FY2000 funds.

GOVERNOR'S OFFICE OF ENERGY AND COMMUNITY SERVICES

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#23 Authorized to enter into a contract with the New England Conference Center and Hotel, in an amount not to exceed $6,750 through December 31, 1999 to provide food and meeting facilities for the Third Annual Northeastern Regional State Energy Program Conference, September 21-23, 1999.

#24 Authorized to enter into an Agreement with International Institute of Boston in the amount of $275,000 through September 30, 2000 to provide refugee services through their subsidiary.

#25 Authorized to AMEND the existing contract with Northeast by Northwest, [Initially approved on November 18, 1998 (Item #13)], by extending the end date from December 31, 1999 to June 30, 2000 and increasing the dollar amount from $31,120 to $36,120.

GOVERNOR'S COMMISSION ON DISABILITY

#26 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Streeter, seconded by Councilor Burton, Authorized to accept and expend donations and registration fees in the amount not to exceed $10,000 through June 30, 2000 for a conference on Hidden Disabilities: Shedding the Light on Recent Supreme Court Decisions Affecting Employment and the ADA to be held on November 17, 1999 at the Sheraton Nashua, Nashua, NH.

ADJUTANT GENERAL

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#27 Authorized the confirmation of Captain Susan M. Marston-Burkley, 53 Boon Road, Stow, MA to the rank of Major, New Hampshire Air National Guard.

#28 Authorized the confirmation of Brigadier General Joseph K. Simeone, 19 Butterfield Lane, Stratham, NH, to the rank of Major General, New Hampshire Air National Guard.

#29 Authorized the confirmation of Captain Richard J. Mandeville, 439 Main Street, No. 3, Charlestown, MA, to the rank of Major, New Hampshire Air National Guard.

#30 Authorized the confirmation of Captain James P. Ryan, 13 Tansy Avenue, Stratham, NH, to the rank of Major, New Hampshire Air National Guard.

DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#31 Authorized Bureau of Graphic Services to contract with A.M. Multigraphics, Commack, New York, in the amount of $87,772.00 through June 30, 2001 for preventive and general maintenance and printing equipment as specified in contract.

#32 Authorized Bureau of Graphic Services to contract with A.B. Dick Products, Illinois in the amount of $18,732.92 through June 30, 2001 for the general maintenance and upkeep of two Bourg Collators and attachments.

#33 Authorized Bureau of Court Facilities to RETROACTIVELY enter into a lease agreement for a term of six months (7/1/99-12/31/99) with Carroll County, PO Box 152, Ossipee, NH in the amount of $7,925.88.

#34 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilors Colantuono and Streeter voting NO, Authorized Bureau of Emergency Communications to enter into an agreement with Medical Priority Consultants, Inc., in the amount of $4,000.00 to provide one National Executive Seminar for New Hampshire Police, Fire and Emergency Medical Services Emergency Dispatch Administrators, to be held on October 16, 1999 in Keene, NH. SOLE SOURCE

#34A Authorized Bureau of Court Facilities to issue payment in the amount of $8,386 for emergency repairs to Honeywell Home & Building Control, Manchester, NH.

#34B Authorized Bureau of Court Facilities to enter into a RETROACTIVE lease agreement with the Town of Plaistow, 145 Main Street, Plaistow, NH for a term of one-year Tenant-At-Will (9/1/99-8/31/2000). The rental amount is $29,304 plus up to $3,328 for reimbursement of janitorial services for a total of $32,632.

#34C Authorized to appoint Peter J. Spaulding as a designee of the Executive Council to hold a hearing on the proposal for the refinancing of existing indebtedness, construction, renovation and purchase of equipment project in connection with Proctor Academy, Andover, New Hampshire.

#34D Authorized to pay the National Association of State Budget Officers, 444 North Capitol St., NW, Suite 642, Washington, DC $8,700 for Fiscal Year 2000 membership dues.

#34E Authorized to enter into a contract with Healthsource NH of Concord, NH for the provision of fully insured managed health insurance coverage for active state employees and their eligible spouses and dependents in accordance with the provisions of RSA 21-I:30 and the Collective Bargaining Agreements covering State Employees. The contract price is limited to the per month cost per employee per membership type as listed in Exhibit B and payments will be made from the Authorized appropriation for benefits in each agency for the employees of that agency. The total estimated annual cost is $63,831,723.12. The contract period is October 1, 1999 through September 30, 2000.

#34F Authorized the Data Center request for a RETROACTIVE contract AMENDMENT with Computer Associates International, Inc., Islandia, New York increasing the amount of the contract from $466,775 to $2,575,129 and to extend the completion date to June 30, 2002.

TREASURY DEPARTMENT

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#35 Authorized to accept and place on file a copy of the average daily collected balances for the second quarter of 1999.

#36 Authorized to accept and place on file, the report relative to the cash position of the State as of June 30, 1999.

#37 Authorized to establish the entrance salary for the appointment of Attorney Michael J. Norris as Deputy State Treasurer at Group N, step 1 ($54,184) effective October 18, 1999.

#38 Authorized to distribute funds, accrued from unclaimed property, to the General Fund in the amount of $1,694,285.81 and to the Counties in the amount of $341,085.09 for the report year 1995 as specified in the attachment of letter of September 1, 1999.;

PEASE DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

#39 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Burton, Authorized the Authority to make payment in the amount of $650,000 in full on it's $400,000.00 FY94 loan and to make a partial payment of $250,000.00 on the $1,572,140.00 FY97 loan upon receipt of approval of the Governor and Governor's Council.

AGRICULTURE, MARKETS & FOOD

#40 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, with Councilors Colantuono and Streeter voting NO, Authorized to enter into a RETROACTIVE contract with the New England McIntosh Growers Association, PO Box 2176, Amherst, MA in the amount not to exceed $2,676.92 for promotional services for the 1998-1999 New Hampshire apple crop for the period of May 15, 1999 through August 15, 1999. SOLE SOURCE

NEW HAMPSHIRE RETIREMENT SYSTEM

#41 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Colantuono, Authorized an appropriation of $30,021.00 to account 010-1051-040 in the fiscal year 2000 to pay the full amount due for Indirect Costs.

ATTORNEY GENERAL

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#42 Authorized Department of Justice to RETROACTIVE permission for two employees to travel out of state to Bangor, Maine for the purposes of witness interviews from August 15 through August 19, 1999.

#43 Authorized Department of Justice to accept and expend a grant in the amount of $57,000 from the Federal Office of Victims of Crime through September 30, 2000.

DEPARTMNET OF CULTURAL RESOURCES

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#44 Authorized NH State Library, Kids, Books and the Arts to accept and expend a grant in the amount of $1,500.00 from the Madeline G Von Weber Trust, Manchester, NH.

#45 Authorized Division of Historical Resources to budget and expend prior year unexpended federal grant award funds during the current fiscal year ending June 30, 2000.

#46 Authorized New Hampshire State Council on the Arts, to grant FY2000 Cultural Facility Grant in the amount of $5,000.00 and a Community Arts Project Grant in the amount of $3,500.00 to the Friends of the Music Hall upon Governor and Council approval. The $3,500 grant is to assist with arts programming and the $5,000 grant will assist with the renovations and equipment for the Music Hall Facility.

#47 Authorized New Hampshire State Council on the Arts to grant FY 2000 Cultural Facility Grant in the amount of $13,000.00 upon Governor and Council approval. The $5,000 to the Dover Recreation Department and $8,000 to the North Country Center for the Arts to assist with the planning, design, and construction or renovation projects of cultural venues in New Hampshire through June 30, 2000.

#48 Authorized New Hampshire State Council on the Arts to grant FY 2000 Individual Artist Fellowship Awards in the amount of $15,000 to the artists and in the amounts as specified in letter of September 1, 1999 upon Governor and Council approval.

#49 Authorized Division of Arts to grant FY 2000 Annual Advancement Grants in the amount of $112,000.00 to the organizations and in the amounts as specified in letter of September 1, 1999.

EMPLOYMENT SECURITY

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#50 Authorized to extend the leave of absence without pay for Paula Blake, for a period of one additional month to October 23, 1999.

#51 Authorized to enter into a service agreement with Cabletron Systems, Inc. in the amount of $35,000.00 annually for computer network equipment maintenance and repair services at NHES offices statewide through September 30, 2002.

LIQUOR COMMISSION

#52 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Griffin, Authorized to RETROACTIVELY AMEND an agreement for Door Repair/Replacement Services and Maintenance for all Liquor Store Locations with Northeast Door Corp., PO Box 2366, Concord, NH. This amendment extends the contract period for three years from September 1, 1999 to August 31, 2002 and increases the contract from $86,527.50 to $173,055.00, and increase of $86,527.50. [Initially approved on September 16, 1996 (Item #76) original 3-year contract with an extension option of 1 year].

CONNECTICUT RIVER VALLEY RESOURCE COMMISSION

#53 TABLED-The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, voted to TABLE the request to enter into an agreement with Connecticut River Joint Commissions, PO Box 1182, Charlestown, NH through June 30, 2000 in the amount of $40,500 to provide staff and office support to the NH Commission and it's VT counterpart on an equal basis. SOLE SOURCE

NEW HAMPSHIRE PARI-MUTUEL COMMISSION

#54 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Streeter, Authorized to revise the salaries of it's Commission Veterinarians, Greyhound, Harness and Thoroughbred, appointed to serve at the various racetracks effective October 1, 1999 as follows: Thoroughbred Veterinarians from $251.01 to $258.54 per performance, and Harness & Greyhound Vets from $161.60 to $166.45 per performance.

PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#55 Authorized to accept a gift on behalf of the State in the amount of $567.90 for travel related expenses paid for by the National Association of Water Companies for Commissioner Susan S. Geiger for travel to the Ritz Carlton in Amelia Island, Florida to attend the Water Policy Forum.

#56 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Griffin, with Councilor Colantuono NO, Authorized to RETROACTIVELY enter into an educational tuition agreement and pay cost in the amount of $605.13 to the University of MA, Lowell for Paul Keller, Utility Analyst III, for a course entitled Foundations of Comparative Regional Development, for the period September 9, 1999-December 16, 1999.

BOARD OF VETERINARY MEDICINE

#57 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, Authorized to accept and place on file the Board of Veterinary Medicine Annual Report for the period June 1, 1998 to June 30, 1999.

DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#58 Authorized to reclassify Position #12849, Corrections Lieutenant, Lake Region Facility, Salary Grade 20, to Administrator II, Salary Grade 28, Lakes Region Facility effective upon Governor and Council approval.

#59 Authorized to reclassify position #40712, Corrections Sergeant, Salary Grade 17 to Corrections Counselor/Case Manager, Salary Grade 17 effective upon Governor and Council approval.

#60 Authorized the services of the medical, dental, substance abuse councilors, psychological consultants and a correction consultant to deal with new prison construction [initially approved on 6/23/99 (Item #99)], the addition of Catherine M. Fontaine, ARNP, approved on 8/18/99, and this request to reallocate $17,000 from John Messinger, DDS to Anthony Boschette, DMD, and to add Linda Kenison, Substance Abuse Counselor, 143 Page Road, Bow, NH through June 30, 2000.

#61 Authorized to enter into an Inter-Agency Agreement with the New Hampshire Technical Institute, 11 Institute Drive, Concord, NH for the total cost of $5,180 through June 30, 2000 to provide housing and meals for dental students for two semesters per fiscal year.

#62 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, with Councilors Colantuono and Streeter voting NO, Authorized to enter into a agreement with LETRA, Inc., 2898 Joseph Avenue, Campbell, CA in the amount of $38,500 upon approval of Governor and Council to provide consulting services in helping the Department develop and use a new system of emergency preparedness for all of it's institutions. SOLE SOURCE

#63 Authorized to AMEND the State Criminal Alien Assistance grant [initially approved on 3/3/99 (Item #26)], reimbursement for the care and custody of criminal aliens received from the United States Department of Justice in Account No. 010-046-8344 and direct the Director, Division of Accounting Services, to adjust the budget as indicated in letter of August 27, 1999.

FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#64 Authorized to accept and budget $39,529.00 in FY 2000 Sport Fish and Wildlife Restoration Funds and further request the Comptroller to allocate funds as indicated in letter of August 9, 1999.

#65 Authorized to enter into an interagency agreement with the US Department of Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service, Laconia, NH in the amount of $17,500 through September 30, 2000.

Authorized the Department to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the New Hampshir Department of Environmental Services in the amount of $17,500 through September 30, 2000.

These agreements will be used to improve the fish passage efficiency of the fish ladder on the Exeter River in Exeter.

#66 WITHDRAWN BY AGENCY

#67 Authorized to enter into a contract with A & J Conti, Inc., Moultonborough, NH for $17,564.00 for the purpose of concrete repair at the Cocheco River Fish Ladder, Dover, NH.

DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#68 Authorized accept and place on file the report of Division of Travel and Tourism Development on activity within the Travel and Tourism Revolving Fund.

#69 Authorized Division of Forests and Lands to enter into a contract with Richard Boulanger of Littleton, NH in the amount of $6,795.25 through October 15, 2000, for boundary line maintenance work at Nash Stream Forest.

#70 Authorized Division of Forests and Lands to enter into a contract with New England Forestry Consultants, Inc., Groton, MA in the amount of $5996.50, through October 15, 2000 for boundary line maintenance work at Pisgah State Park.

#71 Authorized Division of Forests and Lands to enter into a contract with Thompson Appraisal Company, Inc., Concord to appraise the Pickerel Pond Trust in Orford for a fee of $2,400.00.

#72 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Griffin, with Councilors Colantuono and Streeter voting NO, Authorized Office of Travel and Tourism Development to enter into a contract with the New England State Travel Directors Council, (d/b/a Discover New England), in the amount of $84,834.00 through June 30, 2000 for regional international marketing. SOLE SOURCE

#73 Authorized Office of Travel and Tourism Development to renew an agreement with the New Hampshire Correctional Industries, Data Processing Center in an amount up to $3,000.00 for mailing services through June 30, 2000.

#74 Authorized Division of Parks and Recreation, Bureau of Trails to enter into Grant-In-Aid equipment contracts with the snowmobile clubs: Presidential Range Riders for $57,000.00 and Stratford Nighthawks for $69,821.40.

#75 Authorized Division of Economic Development to enter into a contract with the Waterville Valley Resort and Conference Center in an amount not to exceed $5,500.00. This contract covers services that will be provided by the conference center for the Economic Development Conference to be held December 1, 1999.

#76 Authorized Design, Development and Maintenance to enter into an agreement with John B. Wastram, Masonry Preservation of Rollingsford, NH, in the amount of $9,300.00 through December 17, 1999 for restoration work at Fort Constitution State Park Historical Site, Portsmouth, NH.

#77 Authorized Design, Development and Maintenance to enter into an agreement with Sullivan Bros. Paving, Inc., Hancock, NH in the amount of $9,758.00 for work at Miller State Park, Peterborough, NH.

#78 Authorized Division of Parks and Recreation to AMEND the current service agreement with Rick Lamarre & Sons, [initially approved on June 22, 1999 (Item #113A)], by increasing the contract by $10,247.15 to a total of $21,237.15 for the rubbish removal at Pawtuckaway State Park.

Further Authorized the comptroller to increase the amount of this contract up to an additional 20% to pay for any extra pick-ups due to increase of volume, required throughout the fiscal year.

DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#79 Authorized a RETROACTIVE step increase in salary for Kenneth A. Colburn, Director of the Air Resources Division to Group P, Step 4, $68,972, retroactive to August 6, 1999.

#80 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY enter into an education agreement and to pay costs in the amount of $330.00 to the NH Community Technical College Laconia, for Gerald Curran, for the course Water Treatment for the period September 7, 1999 to December 7, 1999.

#81 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY enter into an educational tuition agreement and to pay costs in the amount of $345.00 to the New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord for David Rosseau, Waste Management Specialist III for a course entitled BU 242 Business Ethics through December 23, 1999.

#82 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY enter into an educational tuition agreement and to pay costs in the amount of $345.00 to the New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord for Marc S. Trendell, for a course entitled Supervision BU-150-T for the period September 7, 1999 to December 23, 1999.

#83 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY enter into an educational tuition agreement and to pay costs in the amount of $957.00 to the University of New Hampshire, Manchester for Michael Juranty, Civil Engineer IV, for the course entitled CIE 996 Geoenvironmental Engineering: Landfill Cover and Liner Systems through December 23, 1999.

#84 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY enter into an educational tuition agreement and to pay the costs in the amount of $957.00 to the University of New Hampshire, Manchester for David Rousseau, Waste Management Specialist III, for the course entitled Geoenvironmental Engineering: Landfill Cover and Liner Systems through December 23, 1999.

#85 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY enter into an educational tuition agreement and to pay the costs in the amount of $815.00 to the University of New Hampshire, Durham for Nicole D. Clegg, Coordinator, Outdoor Education Program for the course Educational Structure & Change through December 18, 1999.

#86 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY budget additional unallocated FY 00 State Permit Fee Funds under the provision of RSA 125-C:12, in the amount of $2,500 through June 30, 2000.

#87 Authorized to accept $12,048 in federal funds received from the US Environmental Protection Agency through September 30, 1999 to buy sampling and monitoring equipment and related supplies which will be used by the inspectors to inspect wastewater treatment facilities.

#88 Authorized to accept $11,277 and extend the expenditure of federal funds from the US Environmental Protection Agency through December 31, 1999.

#89 Authorized Air Resources Division to enter into a joint Memorandum of Agreement with the Governor's Office of Energy and Community Services to create green power and energy efficiency public service announcements and educational brochures in accordance with a grant awarded to DES through the Environmental Protection Agency's State and Local Outreach program. Total funding to be provided by DES will be $22,000.

#90 Authorized a loan agreement between the Department and the Town of Newport in the amount $553,403 from the State Drinking Water Revolving Fund Program for the purpose of financing the design and construction of a water storage tank.

#91 Authorized a Supplemental Loan Agreement between the Department and the City of Dover in the principal amount of $250,000.00 to AMEND the Original Loan Agreement [Initially approved on September 29, 1998 (Item #110)]. This loan is being issued under the State Revolving Fund Program for the purpose of financing the design and construction of a volatile organic compound treatment unit.

#92 Authorized Supplemental Loan Agreement between the Department and the City of Lebanon in the principal amount of $2,233,434.04 to AMEND the Original Loan Agreement [Initially approved on October 27, 1997 (Item #84)]. This loan is being issued under the State Revolving Fund Program for the purpose of financing the design and construction of the city's landfill closure project.

#93 Authorized Water Division to AMEND a grant agreement with the City of Portsmouth, 700 Islington Street, Portsmouth, NH through January 1, 2000. This amendment will provide the City of Portsmouth additional time in which to complete the agreed upon scope of services. The amount of funds necessary for the completion of this project does not exceed $15,000.00, which was approved by Governor and Council on March 24, 1999.

#94 Authorized Water Division to enter into a contract for $5,600 with Waste Management, Inc., PO Box 7064, Rochester, NH through June 30, 2001 for disposal of demolition concrete debris from the Department's Winnipesaukee River Basin Program wastewater treatment plant.

#95 Authorized Water Division to enter into a contract for $17,375.00 with Lucas Tree Experts, PO Box 616, Plymouth, NH through June 1, 2000 for tree and brush removal along interceptor sewer lines.

#96 Authorized to enter into an Agreement with Eastern Analytical, Inc., 25 Chenell Drive, Concord, NH for $170,000 through April 30, 2000 to provide laboratory analytical services.

#97 Authorized to RETROACTIVEY AMEND the agreement with Paul Heirtzler, P.E., Esq. to continue to provide legal and cost recovery services related to the cleanup of hazardous waste sites from September 1,1999 through September 30, 1999, and be retroactive to August 31, 1999.

#98 Authorized Water Division to enter into a contract with Datastream Systems, Inc., 50 Datastream Plaza, Greenville, South Carolina in the amount of $8,725.00 through February 28, 2000 for on-site training for Datastream MP2 software as described in Exhibit "A" of the proposed contract. SOLE SOURCE

#99 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Colantuono, with Councilors Burton and Streeter voting NO, Authorized Waste Management Division to enter into a contract with the University of New Hampshire Environmental Research Group, Durham, NH in the amount of $128,050 through January 31, 2001, for the purpose of conducting an evaluation of vadose zone remediation of no. 1 fuel oil by bioventing. SOLE SOURCE

#100 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Colantuono, with Councilor Burton voting NO, Authorized Waste Management Division to enter into a contract with the University of New Hampshire Environmental Research Group, Durham, NH in the amount of $38,518 through August 7, 2000 for the purpose of conducting a study of the extent of MtBE contamination at petroleum contaminated sites. SOLE SOURCE

#101 Authorized Waste Management Division to RETROACTIVELY AMEND an existing contract with Roy F. Weston, Inc., One Wall Street, Manchester, NH retroactive to September 1, 1999 through August 31, 2000 in the amount of $252,271 for operation and maintenance of Groundwater Treatment Plant.

#102 Authorized Waste Management Division to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Kingston for an amount not to exceed $8,660.00 through March 23, 2000 for the purpose of conducting a household hazardous waste collection project.

#103 Authorized Waste Management Division to enter into a grant agreement with the City of Keene for an amount not to exceed $11,453.50 through April 20, 2000 for the purpose of conducting a household hazardous waste collection project.

#104 Authorized Waste Management Division to enter into a grant agreement with the City of Portsmouth for an amount not to exceed $6,6740.00 through April 13, 2000 for the purpose of conducting a household hazardous waste collection project.

#105 Authorized Waste Management Division to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Durham for an amount not to exceed $5,586.50 through March 23, 2000 for the purpose of conducting a household hazardous waste collection project.

#106 Authorized Waste Management Division to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Salem for an amount not to exceed $6,100.00 through March 9, 2000 for the purpose of conducting a household hazardous waste collection project.

#107 Authorized Waste Management Division to enter into a grant agreement with the City of Dover for an amount not to exceed $8,279.25 through April 20, 2000 for the purpose of conducting a household hazardous waste collection project.

STATE VETERANS COUNCIL

#108 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, Authorized a salary increment of $2,583 to Director, Dennis J. Viola (9U5520) retroactive to September 5, 1999 as Authorized by RSA 115:4.

DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES COUNCIL

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#109 Authorized through the Department of Health and Human Services to enter into an agreement with the Berlin Injury Association of NH, 2 Beacon Street, Concord, NH in the amount of $9,850 through August 31, 2000. The purpose of this contract is to educate public policy makers in the State on the needs of children and adults with brain injury and disability by establishing a family education and network program for the New Hampshire brain injury and disability community.

#110 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, Authorized Office of the Commissioner, Department of Health and Human Services to enter into an agreement with the University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH in the amount of $10,000.00 through May 31, 2000 to provide the Institute with partial funding to conduct the 1999/2000 New Hampshire Leadership Series. SOLE SOURCE

#111 Authorized Office of the Commissioner, Department of Health and Human Services to enter into an agreement with the Granite State Independent Living Foundation, 172 Pembroke Road, Concord, NH in the amount of $10,000.00 through August 31, 2000. The purpose of this contract is to develop an empowerment program for young adults and teenagers with disabilities that will support the development of leadership, advocacy and empowerment skills to become valued and participating members of their communities.

#112 Authorized Office of the Commissioner, Department of Health and Human Services to AMEND an existing contract with the New Hampshire Regional Action Committee, PO Box 735, Concord, NH [initially approved on October 14, 1998 (Item #63)], by increasing the price limitation by $21,000 from $21,000 to $42,000 for SFY 2000 and SFY 2001 through September 30, 2000.

#113 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Griffin, with Councilors Colantuono and Streeter voting NO, Authorized Office of the Commissioner, Department of Health and Human Services to RETROACTIVELY AMEND an existing contract with The Disabilities Rights Center, Inc., 18 Low Street, Concord, NH [Initially approved on August 25, 1998 (Item #62)], by increasing the price limitation by $25,000 from $25,000 to $50,000 for SFY 2000 and SFY 2001, retroactive from September 1, 1999, through August 31, 2000. SOLE SOURCE

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Office of Finance

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#114 Authorized the Department as administrator of the Social Security Program, to AMEND the agreement the Secretary of the US Department of Health and Human Services and the State of New Hampshire, to extend Social Security and Medicare coverage to the employees of B.C.E.P. Solid Waste District whose positions are covered by the New Hampshire Retirement System-Group I. Effective date of coverage is July 1, 1995.

Office of Administration

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#115 Authorized Office of Family Assistance to reclassify position 12647 from Supervisor I, salary grade 18 to Program Specialist I, salary grade 18. The position is currently filled.

#116 Authorized Office of Family Assistance to reclassify position 12511 from Case Technician II, salary grade 15 to Program Specialist IV, salary grade 24. The position is currently filled.

#117 Authorized Office of Community & Public Health to reclassify position 12191 from Case Technician II, salary grade 15 to Medical Service Technician, salary grade 15. The position is currently vacant.

#118 Authorized Office of Family Assistance to reclassify position 12692 from Clerk Interviewer, salary grade 8 to Program Specialist III, salary grade 22. The position is currently filled.

#119 Authorized Office of Family Assistance to reclassify position 19780 form Case Technician I, salary grade 13 to Program Specialist I, salary grade 18. The position is currently filled.

#120 Authorized Office of Family Assistance to reclassify position 30295 from Supervisor II, salary grade 20 to Program Specialist II, salary grade 20. The position is currently filled.

#121 Authorized Office of Family Assistance to reclassify position 19750 from Secretary II, salary grade 8 to Case Technician I, salary grade 13. The position is currently filled.

#122 Authorized Office of Family Assistance to reclassify position 12679 from Edit & Review Clerk, salary grade 6 to Case Technician I, salary grade 13. The position is currently filled.

#123 Authorized Office of Family Assistance to reclassify position 12204 from Accounting Technician, salary grade 11 to Supervisor II, salary grade 20. The position is currently filled.

#124 Authorized Office of Family Assistance to reclassify position 12343 from Program Specialist I, salary grade 18 to Supervisor III, salary grade 22. The position is currently filled.

#125 Authorized Office of Family Assistance to reclassify position 30322 from Training Coordinator, salary grade 20 to Supervisor VI, salary grade 26. The position is currently filled.

#126 Authorized Office of Family Assistance to reclassify position 41065 from Secretary II, salary grade 8 to Program Specialist II, salary grade 20. The position is currently filled.

Office of Program Support

#127 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, Authorized Division of Child Support Services to enter into an Agreement with New Hampshire Mediation Program, Inc., Concord, NH in the amount of $25,000.00 through June 30, 2000 to provide mediation services to parents to assist them in resolving their differences regarding custody and visitation issues in a non-adversarial, confidential setting.

Children, Youth & Families

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#128 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Molly Colman, Sole Owner, South Berwick, ME, in the amount of $20,500.00 through September 15, 2000 to provide adoption recruitment consultation services to identify children of special needs who are in the custody or guardianship of the Division and for whom adoption is the goal, and to recruit adoptive homes for these children.

#129 Authorized to enter into an agreement with the National Association of Foster Care Reviewers, 2 Midtown Plaza, 1349 W. Peachtree Street, NE Suite 900, Atlanta, GA in an amount not to exceed $15,000 through June 30, 2009. This agreement is to purchase a licensing agreement that will Authorized the Division use of the National Association of Foster Care Reviewer's Foundations in Foster Care Review curriculum for a period of ten years.

#130 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY enter into an agreement with Southwestern Community Services, Keene, NH in an amount not to exceed $100,000.00 through June 30, 2001. This contract will provide preventive services to families who are at risk of abuse or neglect or the recurrence of abuse or neglect.

#131 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Casey Family Services, Concord, NH in an amount not to exceed $50,000 through June 30, 2001 to support the training and technical assistance activities to any licensed foster parents through Casey Family Services.

#132 Authorized to enter into an agreement with the Trustees of Dartmouth College, d/b/a Injury Prevention Center, Hanover, NH in an amount not to exceed $14,160.00 through September 30, 2000 to renew the contract with the Center for training of child care providers statewide on topics related to safety in child care programs.

#133 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Health Dimensions PA, Contoocook, NH in an amount not to exceed $50,000.00 through June 30, 2001 to support the subsidized child care payment system and preventative child care services.

Behavioral Health

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#134 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Ms. Arell M. Taylor, 88 Baboosic Lake Road, Merrimack, NH in an amount not to exceed $21,150.00 through June 30, 2000 to provide administrative support in the awarding and monitoring of grants awarded from the Governor's discretionary portion of the Safe and Drug Free Schools and Communities Act.

#135 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Odyssey House, Inc., 36 Winnacunnet Road, Hampton, NH in an amount not to exceed $566,510.00 through June 30, 2000 to continue to operate the Odyssey Family Center to treat pregnant and postpartum women and their children.

#136 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Alan West, Ph. D., 3 Prescott Lane, New London, NH in an amount not to exceed $57,141.00 through September 30, 2000 to continue to be project manager of a federal initiative entitled "Treatment Outcomes Performance Pilot Studies".

#137 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Strafford County Community Action Committee, PO Box 160, Dover, NH in an amount not to exceed $72,283.00 through June 30, 2001for essential services and operations for the Outreach Intervention Program, such as assistance in obtaining emergency shelter, staff wages and benefits, emergency assistance, rent transportation, client assistance and client immunizations.

#138 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Plymouth Regional School District, Old Ward Bridge Rd., Plymouth, NH in an amount not to exceed $14,514.00 through June 30, 2000 to provide for the continuation of a Student Assistance Program to meet the needs of the students of SAU #48.

#139 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY enter into an agreement with Lakes Region Mental Health Center, Inc., d/b/a/ Genesis-The Counseling Group, 111 Church Street, Laconia, NH, in an amount not to exceed $92,104.00 through June 30, 2000 for operation of an eight bed community residence with four attached apartments for handicapped homeless persons.

#140 Authorized to enter into an agreement with New Hampshire Housing Finance Authority, PO Box 5087, Manchester, NH in an amount not to exceed $60,000.00 through June 30, 2000 to provide partial funding for a prevention, intervention, and brief treatment program for residents living in federally assisted senior housing in the State of New Hampshire.

#141 Authorized to enter into an agreement with The Neighborhood Health Center for Greater Nashua, Inc., 268 Main Street, Nashua, NH, in an amount not to exceed $69,495.00 through June 30, 2000 to provide for the continuation of their "Healthy Steps" program, a prenatal substance abuse grant program for pregnant and postpartum, low income women.

#142 Authorized to enter into an agreement with The Upper Room, Education for Parenting, Inc., PO Box 1017, Derry, NH in an amount not to exceed $32,157.00 through June 30, 2000 to provide for the continuation of a substance abuse prevention project which strives to aid adolescents of the ages 10 through 15 who are deemed to be at risk of alcohol or other drug use and/or school failure.

#143 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Manchester Young Men's Christian Association in an amount not to exceed $75,000.00 through June 30, 2000 for continuation of the Youth Opportunities Unlimited Program.

#144 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Marathon, Inc., 131 Wayland Avenue, Providence, RI, in an amount not to exceed $411,000.00 through June 30, 2000 for the continuation of comprehensive services which include crisis intervention, social detox, and sobriety maintenance services at their facility in Keene.

#145 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Marathon, Inc., 131 Wayland Avenue, Providence, RI, in an amount not to exceed $792,000.00 through June 30, 2000 for the continuation of adult residential treatment to not less than 30 adults and not less than 10 adolescents in the Dublin area.

#146 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Northumberland Citizens Committee, d/b/a The Eagles Nest of Northumberland, 2 Morse St., Groveton, NH in an amount not to exceed $9,000.00 through June 30, 2000 for the continued operation of the Eagle's Nest adolescent drop in center in the Town of Groveton.

#147 Authorized to enter into an agreement with New Horizons for New Hampshire, inc., 199 Manchester Street, Manchester, NH in an amount not to exceed $190,000.00 through June 30, 2001 to provide temporary emergency shelter and services to homeless individuals.

#148 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties, Inc., PO Box 1016, Concord, NH, in an amount not to exceed $302,000.00 through June 30, 2001 to provide homeless prevention, intervention and supportive housing for low income people and homeless people.

#149 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Child and Family Services of New Hampshire, 99 Hanover Street, Manchester, NH, in an amount not to exceed $20,000.00 through June 30, 2001 to provide temporary emergency shelter and services to homeless individuals and families.

#150 Authorized to enter into an agreement with New Hampshire Legal Assistance, 1361 Elm Street, Suite 307, Manchester, NH, in an amount not to exceed $84,400.00 through June 30, 2001 to provide legal advice and information as well as vigorous and thorough representation in all New Hampshire courts, local, state and federal agencies, to elderly and low income people.

Elderly and Adult Services

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#151 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY award a grant in the amount of $30,000.00 to New Hampshire Legal Assistance, Manchester, NH through August 31, 2000 to maintain a statewide toll-free advice line with live intake, staffed by a retired volunteer intake worker, two full-time attorneys and volunteer retired attorneys.

#152 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, with Councilors Colantuono and Streeter voting NO, Authorized to RETROACTIVELY AMEND an existing agreement with Community Services Council of New Hampshire, Concord, NH [Initially approved on June 22, 1999 (item #271)], by increasing the contract by $30,500.00 from $164,000.00 to $194,500.00 retroactive to July 1, 1999 through June 30, 20001. SOLE SOURCE

Office of Community and Public Health

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#153 Authorized to AMEND an existing agreement with Mead Johnson Nutritionals, 2400 Lloyd Expressway, Evansville, Indiana, [Initially approved on July 10, 1996 (Item #91) and amended on March 6, 1997 (Item #43)], by extending the term of the agreement by one year through September 30, 2000.

#154 Authorized Bureau of Rural Health and Primary Care to enter into a contract with Steven C. Jones, MD, Worcester, MA, in an amount not to exceed $40,000 through June 30, 2001 for a two-year service for the loan reimbursement.

#155 Authorized to enter into a contract with Michael Hayter, MD, Norwalk, Ohio, in an amount not to exceed $40,000.00 through June 30, 20001 for a two-year service for the loan reimbursement.

#156 Authorized Bureau of Rural Health and Primary Care to enter into a contract with Lois A. Carey, ARNP, Center Harbor, NH, in an amount not to exceed $20,000 through June 30, 2001 for a two-year service for the loan reimbursement.

NEW HAMPSHIRE HOSPITAL

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#157 Authorized to continue an increase for recruitment and retention purposes for the Occupational Therapist II and Certified Occupational Therapy Assistance classifications hourly rates by 13.5% [Initially approved on May 13, 1998 (Item #76)]. This increase will continue for a two-year period beginning on November 10, 1999 at an estimated cost or $41,558.

#158 Authorized to enter into a contract with Mary C. Dye, 359 Seawall Road, PO Box 916, Wolfeboro, NH, in the amount of $8,250 through June 30, 2000 for clinical supervision and consultation on a Therapy Implementation Project.

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#159 Authorized the reclassification of Position #41257, Secretary II, Salary Grade 8 to Technical Support Specialist I, Salary Grade 16.

#160 Authorized to pay the FY 2000 participation fee for the Arts Education Assessment Consortium to the Council of Chief State School Officers in the amount of $15,000.00 to prepare a Curriculum Framework for the Arts.

#161 Authorized to pay the FY 2000 Council of Chief State School Officers annual and dues in the amount of $20,535.00.

#162 Authorized Division of Program Support to allocate additional funds for the purpose of constructing and equipping a regional vocational center to the Receiving District of Milford in the amount of $414,565.00, which is in addition to the $5,672,750.00 [Initially approved May 28, 1997 (Item #108)], making a final total of $6,087,315.00.

#163 Authorized to enter into a contract with the Law Offices of S. David Siff, Esquire, in an amount not to exceed $62,000.00 through June 30, 20001 to conduct special education hearings, State Board of Education hearings, vocational rehabilitation hearings, and alternative dispute resolution sessions.

#164 Authorized to enter into a contract with Law Offices of Goldman & LeBrun in an amount not to exceed $56,000.00 through June 30, 20001 to conduct special education hearings, State Board of Education hearings, vocational rehabilitation hearings, and alternative dispute resolution sessions.

#165 Authorized to enter into a contract with Law Offices of Debra A. Blake, Esquire in an amount not to exceed $59,000.00 through June 30, 20001 to conduct special education hearings, State Board of Education hearings, vocational rehabilitation hearings, and alternative dispute resolution sessions.

#166 Authorized to enter into a contract with Law Offices of Jeanne Kincaid, Esquire in an amount not to exceed $56,000.00 through June 30, 20001 to conduct special education hearings, State Board of Education hearings, vocational rehabilitation hearings, and alternative dispute resolution sessions.

#167 Authorized to enter into a contract with New Hampshire Partners in Education/New Hampshire School Volunteer Program of Barrington, New Hampshire, in an amount not to exceed $170,000.00 through June 30, 2001 to continue the New Hampshire School Volunteer Program which has been supported by the State since July 1, 1973.

#168 Authorized to enter into a contract with Granite State Independent Living Foundation, Concord, NH, in an amount not to exceed $276,800.00 through September 30, 2000 to provide service coordination, adaptive equipment, exterior ramps and doorway enlargement, accessible transportation, sign language interpreter services and computer assisted real time captioning, orientation and mobility and training.

#169 Authorized to grant funds in accordance with Title II of the Dwight D. Eisenhower Professional Development Program to Rivier College, in the amount of $14,963.00 through May 31, 2000. These funds will provide opportunities for the participating teachers to increase their mathematical content knowledge and to improve their pedagogical skills.

#170 Authorized to grant funds t the International Institute of Boston-NH, Manchester, NH in the amount of $15,652.00 through June 30, 2000 to provide English as a Second Language Classes at the International Institute of Boston-NH, 315 Pine Street, Manchester, NH.

#171 Authorized to grant funds to Southern New Hampshire Services, Inc./Manchester Community Resource Center, Manchester, NH in the amount of $13,388.00 through June 30, 2000 to provide Adult Basic Education classes at the Manchester Community Resource Center, 177 Lake Avenue, Manchester, NH.

NEW HAMPSHIRE COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE SYSTEM

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#172 Authorized NH Dept. of Regional Community Colleges to accept and expend federal funds on behalf of the NH Job Training Council in the amount of $232,559 from the Corporation for National and Community Services.

#173 Authorized Christa McAuliffee Planetarium to enter into a contract with Capital Cleaning Contractors, Inc., 15 Constitution Drive, Bedford, NH in an amount not to exceed $48,290.00 through June 30, 2001.

#174 Authorized Christa McAuliffe Planetarium to enter into a contract with Airamar Mechanical, 199 Sherburne Hill, Northwood, NH in an amount not to exceed $22,500.00 through June 30, 2001 for maintenance of the HVAC system.

DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#175 WITHDRAWN BY AGENCY

#176 Authorized Division of State Police to accept a highway safety grant in the amount of $18,335.84 from the NH Highway Safety Agency for the "Fatal Accident Reporting System".

#177 Authorized to accept an additional $15,000 from the US Drug Enforcement Administration for Drug Eradication.

#178 Authorized to enter into an agreement with NH Helicopter, PO Box 5000, Foss Lane, Hampton, NH in an amount not to exceed $80,000.00 through June 30, 2001 for maintenance service for the two State Police Helicopter's.

#179 Authorized to enter into a renewal agreement with Busy Bee Janitorial Service, Inc., 100 Main Street, Somersworth, NH in an amount not to exceed $172,806.00 through June 30, 2000 to provide janitorial and commercial cleaning services for five Department of Safety facilities for the current fiscal year.

#180 Authorized Division of State Police to enter into a three year lease agreement with Lighthouse Trust, owner of record, 124 Hall Street, Concord, NH through August 31, 2002 to house a Bureau within the Division to make space available for a new Computer Forensic Unit. Total cost for the 3 year contract is $158,325.00.

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#181 Authorized to appoint of a new Layout Commission for the Dover LS 1824(1) project for the Spaulding Turnpike for the purpose of adjusting the limits of the Limited Access Right-of-Way. The new Layout Commission will consist of: Raymond W. Curti, 21 Spur Road, Dover, Richard Hodgdon, 10 Kent Street, Portsmouth and Leroy H. Syphers, 405 Plymouth Avenue, Greenland.

#182 Authorized to accept the Contemplated Award List for the period of July 28, 1999 through August 24, 1999.

#183 Authorized to sell a 24,800 square foot parcel of State owned land located at the intersection of High Street and Weeks Access Road at the Weeks Crossing located in the City of Dover to the Weeks Restaurant Corporation for $71,920.00, plus an Administrative Fee of $1,150.00.

#184 Authorized to exchange a State owned Utility Easement, for the purpose of mitigating impacts to a Utility Easement owned by Unitil which is affected by the reconstruction of NH Route 101 in the Towns of Exeter and Stratham.

#185 Authorized to exchange a 0.33 of an acre parcel of State owned landed located in Marlborough to the Town of Marlborough in exchange for a 0.54 of an acre parcel owned by the Town of Marlborough.

#186 Authorized to extend the original Equipment Lease Agreement dated October 9, 1989 with the Plymouth and Lincoln Railroad Corp., PO Box 9, Lincoln, NH through December 31, 2004 and to AMEND the agreement to conform with other similar agreements.

#187 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Bentley Systems, Inc., 690 Pennsylvania Drive, Exton, PA in an amount not to exceed $494,219 through June 30, 2005 for the replacement of the present CAD/D system, purchase software licenses, consultant services and software maintenance.

#188 Authorized to modify the Department's Agreement with Vanasse Hangen Brustlin, Inc., Kilton Road, Bedford, NH by increasing the total amount payable under the Agreement by $160,000.00, from $300,000.00 to $460,000.00.

#189 Authorized to enter into a consultant agreement with Elizabeth Durfee Hengen, 25 Ridge Road, Concord, NH to enable the Department to undertake certain cultural resource investigations for a combined fee not to exceed $50,000.00.

#190 Authorized to enter into a consultant agreement with Carini & Associates, 902 Shennecossett Road, Groton, CT to enable the Department to undertake certain cultural resource investigations for a combined fee not to exceed $70,000.00.

#191 Authorized to enter into a contract for rubbish disposal service at the North Hampton Satellite Garage ($164.71 per month) with Waste Management of NH, Inc., PO Box 7065, Rochester, NH through June 30, 2001.

#192 Authorized to enter into an Agreement with the Town of Durham, to manage a study of an approximately 4 mile portion of the US Route 4 corridor in Durham, NH from the Scammell Bridge to it's intersection with Madbury Road for a fee not to exceed $150,000.

#193 Authorized to modify the Department's Agreement for engineering services with Holden Engineering & Surveying, Inc., 261 Sheep Davis Road, Concord, NH by increasing the total amount payable under the Agreement by $900,000.00.

#194 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Vanasse Hangen Brustlin, Inc, Bedford, NH for a total fee not to exceed $207,208.57 for engineering services for rehabilitation of the US Route 302 Bridge over the Connecticut River in the Towns of Haverhill, NH and Newbury, VT.

#195 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Edwards and Kelcey, Inc., Sundial Avenue, Manchester, NH for engineering services for replacement of the NH Route 9 Bridge over the B&M Railroad in the City of Dover.

#196 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Clough, Harbour & Associates LLP, 11 King Court, Keene, NH for a time and materials fee not to exceed $300,000.00 for engineering consulting fees.

#197 Authorized to modify the Department's Agreement for engineering services with Maguire Group Inc., 95 Court Street, Portsmouth, NH by increasing the total amount payable under the Agreement by $55,000.00 from $300,000.00 to $355,000.00.

#198 Authorized to increase the contingency Contract #336165 with Continental Paving, Inc., Londonderry, NH by $165,000.00 from $111,515.25 to $276,515.25.

#199 Authorized to increase the contingency for Contract #336024 with Morrill Construction, Inc., N Haverhill, NH by $594,000.00, from $68,679.05 to $662,679.05.

#200 Authorized contract with R.J. Olszak Construction, Inc., d/b/a DEMOS, NE, Bridgewater, NH on the basis of a low bid of $149,950.00. This contract consists of demolition of seven buildings at four separate locations in the Towns of Madison and Conway.

#201 Authorized contract with Larry G. Cushing & Sons, Inc., Walpole, NH on the basis of a single bid of $22,867.00. This contract provides for the construction of drilled wells and pumps on the properties of Eric Gladu, 4 Main Street, East Kingston, NH and Edgar Brown, 249 Littleworth Road, Madbury, NH.

#202 Authorized contract with Winterset, Inc., Lyndonville, VT on the basis of a low bid of $1,657,364.84. This contract consists of bridge replacement and approach work on NH Route 10 over Bean Brook.

#203 Authorized contract with Moores Marine Construction Corp., Dover, NH on the basis of a low bid of $1,398,765.35. This contract consists of bridge rehabilitation and safety improvements on the bridge carrying NH Route 9 and 155 over the Spaulding Turnpike.

#204 Authorized to enter into an agreement with David W. Cheever, Architect, Eight Spaulding Avenue, Nashua, NH in an amount not to exceed $50,000.00 for professional services for the architectural design and construction documents, on-site observation and inspection services for various projects as necessary and required by the Department.

#205 Authorized to enter into a contract with Hascall and Hall, PO Box 1838, Portland, ME for a lump sum price of $38,975.00 for the purpose of re-pointing the brick at Johnson Hall, State Office Park South, NH Hospital Campus, Concord, NH.

#206 Authorized Division of Aeronautics to accept Federal Funds in the amount of $97,790.00 to acquire a 10 wheel truck and plow for the Concord Airport Development Project.

#207 Authorized Division of Aeronautics to accept Federal Funds in the amount of $74,035.00 to install a perimeter fence at the Berlin Airport Development Project.

#208 Authorized Division of Aeronautics to accept additional Federal Funds in the amount of $46,150.25 to extend Runway 18-36 at the Berlin Airport Development Project.

#209 Authorized Division of Aeronautics to accept Federal Funds in the amount of $1,048,588.00 to complete Phase I of an apron rehabilitation project for ASR relief at the Pease International Tradeport Airport Development Project.

#210 Authorized Division of Aeronautics to accept Federal Funds in the amount of $509,940.00 to complete Phase II of the airfield drainage system improvements and drainage structure rehabilitation at the Pease International Tradeport Airport Development Project.

#211 Authorized Division of Aeronautics to accept Federal Funds in the amount of $1,725,000.00 for the reconstruction of runway 6-24 to include: the construction of an electrical vault, relocation of the North Perimeter Road and associated utility relocation at the Manchester Airport Development Project.

#212 Authorized to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Haverhill, NH, owner of the Dean Memorial Airport, to provide State funds in the amount of $8,500.00 to install a fuel dispensing system at the Dean Memorial Airport.

#213 Authorized to enter into a grant agreement with TAB Aviation, Inc., owner of Moultonboro Airport to provide 50% state matching funds in the amount of $7,587.50 to repair and reseal pavements at the Moultonboro Airport, Moultonboro, NH.

DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY

Division of Safety Services

#214 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Griffin, Authorized request to relocate and downsize the mooring field by 4 moorings at Totem Pole Park Association on Ossipee Lake in Freedom, New Hampshire. The Division of Safety Services and the Office of State Planning recommends this relocation and reduction.

DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#215 Authorized request of Robert Stevens to construct a pier with associated structures on property located at Sagamore Creek in Rye.

#216 Authorized request of Judy Peterson to construct a breakwater with associated structures on property located at Clay Point at Lake Winnipesaukee in Alton.

#217 Authorized request of Michael Stolper to install seasonal floating dock on property located on Squam Lake in Sandwich. No work shall be done on the two-slip, dug-in boathouse or the two-slip, crib dock under this permit.

#218 Authorized request of KCT Realty Trust to construct a breakwater with associated structures on Chase Island, Lake Winnipesaukee in Tuftonboro.

#219 Authorized request of Shibley & MacPhee to construct a breakwater with associated structures on property located on Rattlesnake Island, Lake Winnipesaukee in Alton.

#220 Authorized request of Water Resources Council to construct two floating seasonal piers with sectional walkways to be added as lake is drawn down and secured by two stone jetties on property located on Lake Francis in Pittsburg.

#221 TUITION

The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Griffin, with Councilor Colantuono voting NO on Items B,C,D,I approved the following tuition requests:

A. ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES - Request permission to pay New Hampshire College Graduate School, Manchester, NH, the sum of $999.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Eileen M. Bernard, Administrator, in the course entitled "Production & Operations Management".

B.COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE - Request permission to pay Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, the sum of $600.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Guy Schafer, Associate Professor, Computer Information Systems, in the course entitled "Developing Windows Applications Using Visual C++".

C. COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE - Request permission to pay Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, the sum of $600.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Marion Schafer, Professor, English, in the course entitled "Language and Cognitive Science".

D. COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE - Request permission to pay University of Massachusetts, Lowell, MA, the sum of $620.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Jessica Price, Professor, Nursing, in the course entitled "Perspectives & Vision I".

E. ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Request permission to pay Franklin Pierce College, Concord, NH, the sum of $1,788.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Timothy R. Denison, Supervisor VII, in the courses entitled "Marketing" and "Economics Mod.".

F. ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Request permission to pay University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, the sum of $400.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Lori Sommer, Wetlands Inspector, in the course entitled "US Army Corps of Engineers Wetland Delineator Certification Program Training", also to pay University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, the sum of $400.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Michael Stanley, Wetlands Inspector, in the course entitled "US Army Corps of Engineers Wetland Delineator Certification Program Training".

G. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Behavioral Health - Request permission to pay Springfield College, Manchester, NH, the sum of $750.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Patti Fowler, Statistical Clerk III, in the course entitled "Communication Skills".

H. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Office of Community & Public Health - Request permission to pay College for Lifelong Learning, Bow, NH, the sum of $644.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Sandra Kelsey, Program Assistant II, in the course entitled "The Writing Process".

I. HOSPITAL - Request permission to pay Regents College, Albany, NY, the sum of $1,800.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Harold Searing, Nursing Coordinator, in the courses entitled "Issues in Health Care Informatics" and "System Lifecycle".

J. PARI-MUTUEL - Request permission to pay New Hampshire College Graduate School of Business, Hooksett, NH, the sum of $999.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Paul M. Kelley, Administrator III , in the course entitled "ECO 500 Managerial Economics".

K. PUBLIC UTILITIES - Request permission to pay College for Life Long Learning, Manchester, NH, the sum of $644.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Mary K. Hart, Utility Analyst III, in the course entitled "Critical Thinking".

L. TRANSPORTATION - Request permission to pay Franklin Pierce College, Concord, NH, the sum of $447.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Charles Dusseault, Civil Engineer IV, in the course entitled "Managerial Accounting", also to pay Franklin Pierce College, Concord, NH, the sum of $447.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Charles Dusseault, Civil Engineer IV, in the course entitled "International Management", also to pay Franklin Pierce College, Concord, NH, the sum of $447.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Lennart Suther, Civil Engineer IV, in the course entitled "Operations Management", also to pay Plymouth State College, Plymouth, NH, the sum of $433.50 for the sole purpose of enrolling Kevin Russell, Civil Engineer III, in the course entitled "Managerial Economics", also to pay College for Life Long Learning, Berlin, NH, the sum of $334.50 for the sole purpose of enrolling Wayne King, Patrol Foreman, in the course entitled "Software Tools".

M. TREASURY - Request permission to pay Franklin Pierce College, Concord, NH, the sum of $200.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Cheryl L. Murphy, Accountant IV, in the course entitled "College Writing II".

#222 TRAVEL

The Governor and Executive Council approved the following travel requests:

A. CORRECTIONS - Request permission for (1) employee, Clayton R. Young, Program Specialist III, or designee, to travel to Virginia Beach, VA, on November 4-5, 1999, to attend Interview and Interrogation Techniques and Sex Offender Testing Seminar. Permission is also requested for a waiver to exceed the 300-mile radius by private vehicle. Total Cost: $774.00. Source of Funds: 100% Federal Funds. Registration Fees: $150.00.

B. SAFETY, Division of State Police - Request permission for (2) employees, Melissa Weber, Asst. Laboratory Director and Mary Dawson, Criminalist II, or designee, to travel to Foster City, CA, on October 23-29, 1999, to attend Training Seminar for the Genetic Analyzer Instrument and AmpFISTR Kit. ALSO A CASH ADVANCE OF $2,300.00 IS REQUESTED FOR Melisa Weber. Total Cost: 6200.00. Source of Funds: 100% Federal Funds. Registration Fees: 3,000.00.

C. SAFETY, Division of State Police - Request permission for (2) employees, Kathy Albert, Executive Secretary and Sheila Young, Statistical Clerk II, or designee, to travel to San Antonio, TX, on October 10-14, 1999, to attend System Wide Training for the Fatality Analysis Reporting System. ALSO A CASH ADVANCE OF $1,450.00 IS REQUESTED FOR Kathleen Albert. Total Cost: $2,950.00. Source of Funds: 100% Federal Funds. Registration Fees: $500.00.

D. SAFETY, Division of State Police - Request permission for (2) employees, Susan Withey, Criminalist I and Kimberly Rumrill, Criminalist II, or designee, to travel to Foster City, CA, on November 13-19, 1999, to attend Training Seminar for the Genetic Analyzer Instrument and AmpFISTR Kit. ALSO A CASH ADVANCE OF $2,300.00 IS REQUESTED FOR Susan Withey. Total Cost: 6200.00. Source of Funds: 100% Federal Funds. Registration Fees: 3,000.00.

E. SAFETY, Division of State Police - Request permission for (1) employee, Karen Lamb, UCR Supervisor, or designee, to travel to Wichita, KS, on October 2-7, 1999, to attend 1999 Annual Associations of State Uniform Crime Reporting Programs conference. ALSO A CASH ADVANCE OF $710.00 IS REQUESTED FOR Karen Lamb. Total Cost: 1,360.00. Source of Funds: 100% Highway Funds. Registration Fees: 150.00.

F. SAFETY, Division of State Police - Request permission for (1) employee, Sergeant David Kelley, Major Crime Unit, or designee, to travel to Sea Girt, NJ, on September 22-24, 1999, to attend Northeast Regional VICAP Training Program. Permission is also requested for a waiver to exceed the 300-mile radius by state vehicle. ALSO A CASH ADVANCE OF $295.00 IS REQUESTED FOR David Kelley. Total Cost: 305.00. Source of Funds: 100% Highway Funds. No Registration Fee.

G. SAFETY, Division of State Police - Request permission for (3) employees, Melisa Weber, Asst. Laboratory Director, Kimberley Rumrill, Criminalist II and Kevin McMahon, Criminalist II, or designee, to travel to Orlando, FL, on September 26-October 2, 1999, to attend Tenth International Symposium on Human DNA Identification Conference. ALSO A CASH ADVANCE OF $2,355.00 IS REQUESTED FOR Melisa Weber. Total Cost: 4,430.00. Source of Funds: 100% Federal Funds. Registration Fees: 1,325.00.

H. TAX AND LAND APPEALS, BOARD - Request permission for (1) employee, Douglas S. Ricard, Board Member, or designee, to travel to Portland, OR, on September 22-26, 1999, to attend National Conference of State Tax Judges. ALSO A CASH ADVANCE OF $250.00 IS REQUESTED FOR Douglas S. Ricard. Total Cost: 1,320.00. Source of Funds: 19% Highway and 81% General Funds. No Registration Fee.

I. TRANSPORTATION - Request permission for (1) employee, Paul Matthews, Bituminous/Concrete Engineer, or designee, to travel to University Park, PA, on September 29-October 1, 1999, to attend Regional Binder Technician Certification Meeting. Permission is also requested for a waiver to exceed the 300-mile radius by state vehicle. Total Cost: 280.00. Source of Funds: 80% Federal and 20% General Funds. No Registration Fee.

ITEMS REMOVED from TABLE

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

#176 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Streeter, seconded by Councilor Griffin, with Councilor Colantuono voting NO, voted to remove Item #176 which was tabled at the July 21, 1999 Governor and Executive Council Meeting. Councilor Streeter, seconded by Councilor Griffin, with Councilor Colantuono and Councilor Spaulding voting NO, voted to approve the request to enter into an agreement with the University System of NH, UNH, Family Research Lab, Durham, NH, in an amount not to exceed $264,585, through June 30, 2001. This Agreement is for the purpose of providing a mandatory research design component to a child welfare demonstration project and is intended to facilitate direct interventions in child welfare cases that involve substance abuse as a major contributing factor.

CORRECTIONS

#70 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded Councilor Colantuono, voted to remove Item #70 which was tabled at the August 18, 1999 Governor and Executive Council Meeting. Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, voted to approve the request to RETROACTIVELY enter into the AMENDED contract with George E. Brown, MSW, PO Box 34, Old Lyme, CT to extend the contract expiration date from June 30, 1999 to June 30, 2000 and raise the price limitation from $15,820.00 to $32,320.00, an increase of $16,500.00. SOLE SOURCE

LATE ITEMS

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

A. Authorized Developmental Disabilities Council to accept and expend $226,149 in federal funds, as specified in letter dated August 3, 1999. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

B. Authorized Office of Community and Public Health to transfer $97,727, as specified in letter dated August 6, 1999. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED.

Authorized Office of Family Services to transfer $162,514 in general funds and accept and expend $760,590 in federal funds, as specified in letter dated July 14, 1999. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

D. Authorized Office of Family Services to accept and expend $390,483 from the State of Utah funds, as specified in letter dated July 12, 1999. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

E. Authorized Office of Family Services to accept and expend $2,107,391 in federal funds, as specified in letter dated July 12, 1999. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

F. Authorize Office of Family Services to accept and expend $2,136,460.22 in federal funds, as specified in letter dated July 29, 1999. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

DEPARTMENT OF YOUTH DEVELOPMENT SERVICES

G. Authorized request to establish one Youth Counselor I position and one Youth Counselor III position through June 30, 2000, as specified in letter dated August 4, 1999. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

NH COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE SYSTEM

H. Authorized NHCTC-Claremont/Nashua to establish one Institutional Research programmer position and hire educational consultants through September 30, 2000, as specified in letter dated August 4, 1999. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

I. Authorized NHCTC-Berlin/Laconia to establish one Library Assistant position, one Institutional Research Programmer position, and hire educational consultants through September 30, 2000, as specified in letter dated August 4, 1999. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

J. Authorized NHCTC-Concord to establish one Institutional Research Programmer position, one Program Specialist I position and hire educational consultants through September 30, 2000, as specified in letter dated August 4, 1999. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

K. Authorized NHCTC-Manchester/Stratham to establish one Institutional Research Programmer position and hire educational consultants through September 30, 2000, as specified in letter dated August 4, 1999.

DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

L. Authorized request to expend $436,758.20 from excess OHRV registration fees, as specified in letter dated July 12, 1999. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

NEW HAMPSHIRE RETIREMENT SYSTEM

M. The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding seconded by Councilor Griffin, with Authorized to RETROACTIVELY pay educational tuition costs in the amount of $258.75 for Denise Call, Supervisor of Annuity Disbursements for the course Microeconomics from 9/7/99-12/23/99.

NEW HAMPSHIE BOARD OF MEDICINE

N. The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Streeter, Authorized to enter into an agreement in an amount not to exceed $85,340, with Dana Merrithew, M.D., 2450 Rumney Route 25, Rumney, NH through June 30, 2001 to serve as Administrator of the Medical Review Subcommittee.

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

O. The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton,

Authorized to enter into a contract with G.A. Laflamme, Inc., PO Box 5706, Manchester, NH for a lump sum price of $25,880.00 for the purpose of office trailer service and panelboards, John O. Morton Building renovation, Concord, NH.

OFFICE OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

P. The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Streeter, Authorized contract with Michael Mansfield, 95 Cannongate III Road, Nashua, NH in the amount of $2,500.00 through April 30, 2000 and Barry Wante, 22 Crescent Street, Keene, NH in the amount of $2,500.00 through April 30, 2000. The contracts are for 5 one-day courses entitled "Emergency Response to a Criminal/Terrorist Incident", that Michael Mansfield and Barry Wante will serve as co-instructors.

DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

Q. The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Burton, Authorized the Report and Findings of Councilor Streeter with regard to a Certain refinancing of existing indebtedness project with the St. Joseph Hospital, Nashua, New Hampshire.

DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

R. The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Colantuono, Authorized to enter into a 15 year lease effective on the date of approval by the Governor and Council, with the NH Bureau of Emergency Communications (E911), Department of Administrative Services, 10 Hazen Drive, Concord, NH for approximately 12,000 square feet of the State-owned Dwinell Building which is part of the Department's Lakes Region Facility in Laconia, NH. The rent is one dollar per year.

The Governor set the next regular meeting of Governor and Executive Council for Tuesday, September 28, 1999 at 10:30 a.m. at the Tilton Railroad Station, Northfield, New Hampshire.

The Honorable Board then adjourned.

 

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