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September 28, 1999
 

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GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MINUTES
Tilton Railroad Station, Northfield
September 28,1999
10:30 a.m.
#17

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

The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton, accepted the minutes of September 15, 1999.

The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Streeter, confirmed the appointment of several persons nominated for Civil Commissions from the September 15, 1999 meeting.

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

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

BOARD OF REGISTRATION IN MEDICINE
Dana Merrithew, M.D., Rumney
Effective: September 15, 1999
Reason: Personal

DIRECTOR DIVISION OF PERSONNEL
Virginia Lamberton, Hillsborough
Effective: October 8, 1999

The Governor and Executive Council confirmed the following:

HAZARDOUS MATERIAL TRANSPORTATION ADVISORY BOARD
William H. Pepler, Jr., Exeter
(Public Member)
Reappointment
Effective: September 28, 1999
TERM: July 11, 2002

NEW HAMPSHIRE HOUSING FINANCE AUTHORITY
Hollis E. Harrington, Jr., Nashua
(Residential Mortgage Banking)
Reappointment
Effective: September 28, 1999
TERM: July 1, 2004

STATE LIBRARY ADVISORY COUNCIL
Shirley Gray Adamovich (r), Durham
Reappointment
Effective: September 28, 1999
TERM: July 26, 2002

MIDWIFERY COUNCIL
Gerald L. Hamilton, M.D., Concord
(Obstetrician)
Vacancy
Effective: September 28, 1999
TERM: September 28, 2003

Carol Leonard, Hopkinton
(Midwife)
Vacancy
Effective: September 28, 1999
TERM: September 28, 2003

Deborah J. Sanborn, Andover
(Midwife)
Vacancy
Effective: September 28, 1999
TERM: September 28, 2002

Cynthia A. Taylor, West Franklin
(Public Member)
Vacancy
Effective: September 28, 1999
TERM: September 28, 2001

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, Ph.D., 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: September 28, 1999
TERM: June 20, 2003

Lawrence Hoffman, Plymouth
(Surface lift)
Succeeding: Stanley Judge, Shelburne (resigned)
Effective: September 28, 1999
TERM: June 20, 2001

DIRECTOR DIVISION OF PERSONNEL
Thomas F. Manning, Manchester
(Nominated by Commissioner of Administrative Services)
Succeeding: Virginia Lamberton, Hillsborough
Effective: October 8, 1999
Salary: Group P, Step 3-$65,740
TERM: January 1, 2003

PUBLIC EMPLOYEES LABOR RELATIONS BOARD
John Buckley, Dover
(Public)
Reappointment
Effective: September 28, 1999
TERM: September 12, 2005

Doris M. Desautel, Concord
(Alternate Member Representing Public)
Vacancy
Effective: September 28, 1999
TERM: September 28, 2005

PUBLIC WATER ACCESS ADVISORY BOARD
Chris Gagnon, Laconia
(Power Boating)
Succeeding: Allen McNeil, Plymouth
Effective: September 28, 1999
TERM: October 27, 2001

REAL ESTATE APPRAISERS BOARD
James J. Tenn, Jr., Manchester
(Public Member)
Reappointment
Effective: September 28, 1999
TERM: September 16, 2002

NEW HAMPSHIRE REAL ESTATE COMMISSION
Arthur H. Slattery, Amherst
(Broker)
Reappointment
Effective: September 28, 1999
TERM: September 15, 2004

NEW HAMPSHIRE RETIREMENT SYSTEM BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Claire Gervais, Rochester
(Nom. By State Employees Association)
Succeeding: Glen Levesque, Alton
Effective: September 28, 1999
TERM: July 1, 2001

J. David McLean, Rochester
(Nominated by NH State Permanent Firefighters Association)
Succeeding: Thomas Hurley, Hollis
Effective: September 28, 1999
TERM: July 1, 2001

WASTE MANAGEMENT COUNCIL
Stephen R. Crean, Goffstown
(Elected Official)
Reappointment
Effective: September 28, 1999
TERM: September 7, 2003

John Lecraw, Marlborough
(Representative of community which recycles or recovers solid waste)
Reappointment
Effective: September 28, 1999
TERM: September 7, 2003

DIVISION OF WATER RESOURCES COUNCIL
A. Bradford Wyman, West Dummer
Succeeding: Lewis Ruch, North Stratford
Effective: September 28, 1999
TERM: October 9, 2002

The Governor nominated the following:

BOARD OF ACUPUNCTURE LICENSING
Lisa Rothermich, Rye Beach
(Acupuncturist)
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: September 8, 2002

AIR RESOURCES COUNCIL
Thomas W. Sutton, Lincoln
(Recreation)
Effective: October 24, 1999
TERM: October 24, 2003

APPELLATE BOARD
Thomas D. Noonan, Manchester
(Labor)
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: October 14, 2002

HAZARDOUS MATERIAL TRANSPORTAITON ADVISORY BOARD
Leo A. Balzano, Nashua
(Public Member)
Succeeding: John Bowkett, Amherst
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: June 5, 2002

POET LAUREATE
Marie Harris, Barrington
Succeeding: Donald Hall, Danbury
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: March 22, 2004

STATE RADIATION ADVISORY BOARD
Edward Farmlett, M.D., Laconia
(Medical)
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: October 14, 2003

RESIDENTIAL RATEPAYERS ADVISORY BOARD
Lawrence Kelly, Berlin
(Represents interests of persons of low-income)
Vacancy
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: Three years from date of confirmation

Alan Linder, Concord
(Represents interests of resident of low-income housing)
Vacancy
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: Three years from date of confirmation

TRAFFIC SAFETY COMMISSION
Brenda Ferland, Charlestown
Succeeding: Clark Dumont, Bedford
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: September 16, 2004

Jeremiah P. Gearan, Concord
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: September 16, 2004

Russell E. MacCleery, Chichester
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: September 16, 2004

John Stephen, Manchester
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: September 16, 2004

Richard G. Tuck, Franklin
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: September 16, 2004

BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY

#1 Authorized to hold a Public Hearing with respect to the financing of a commercial facility by the Business Finance Authority for Community Initiatives Development Corporation and NHL Skate at Exeter located in Exeter, 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 COUNCIL HELD SEPTEMBER 28, 1999 IN THE TILTON RAILROAD STATION, TILTON

At 11:00 a.m. the Governor announced that the next matter to be considered would be the financing of an industrial facility project by the Business Finance Authority for The Keeney Manufacturing Company in Winchester and declared that the public hearing on the subject had commenced. She said that she and the members of the Council had received documentation and information with respect to the project. The Governor said that the meeting would then hear anyone wishing to speak on the subject. Jack Donovan, Executive Director of the Authority, stated that the Authority had approved the financing and recommended that the Governor and Council make the required findings under RSA 162-I:9. He also briefly explained the project, emphasized that the credit of the State was not involved and introduced Ken Collett and James Holden of The Keeney Manufacturing Company. Mr. Donovan informed the Governor and Council that a public hearing had been held on the project earlier in the morning and that no one had attended. The Governor then repeated that the proceedings were a public hearing and asked whether any other person wished to speak; there being none, Councilor Streeter introduced a resolution entitled "A RESOLUTION UNDER RSA 162-I:9 WITH RESPECT TO THE FINANCING OF AN INDUSTRIAL FACILITY BY THE BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY FOR THE KEENEY MANUFACTURING COMPANY IN WINCHESTER" and moved its adoption, which was seconded by Councilor Colantuono. 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 BY THE BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY FOR THE KEENEY MANUFACTURING COMPANY IN WINCHESTER

WHEREAS, the Governor and Council have received from the Business Finance Authority (the "Authority") its written recommendation that the Governor and Council make certain findings and a determination pursuant to RSA 162-I:9 with respect to the financing of an industrial facility for The Keeney Manufacturing Company (the "Borrower") in Winchester by the Authority's issue of up to $7,100,000 Bonds under RSA 162-I (the "Act");

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

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

IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED THAT:

Section 1. Findings. On the basis of the Authority's recommendation and the documentation and information received by the Governor and Council, and after a public hearing, the Governor and Council find:

(a) Special findings:

(1) The Project (which when completed will constitute the "Facility") consists of the construction and equipping of an approximately 200,000 square foot facility located at 175 Richmond Road along the southerly side of Route 119, Winchester, New Hampshire, for use in manufacturing and packaging plumbing supplies. The Project is within the definition of "Industrial facility" in RSA 162-I (the "Act") and may be financed under the Act.

(2) The establishment and operation of the Facility will create and preserve employment opportunities directly and indirectly within the State of New Hampshire.

(b) General findings:

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

(2) The Borrower has the skills and financial resources necessary to operate the Facility successfully;

(3) The LOAN AND TRUST AGREEMENT (which is a combined financing document and security document, hereinafter called the "Agreement") contains provisions so that under no circumstances will the Authority be obligated directly or indirectly to pay project costs, debt service or expenses of operation, maintenance and upkeep of the Facility except from Bond proceeds or from funds received under the Agreement, exclusive of funds received thereunder by the Authority for its own use;

(4) (4) The Agreement does not purport to create any debt of the State with respect to the Facility, other than a special obligation of the Authority acting on behalf of the State under the Act; and

(5) The proposed financing of the Project by the Authority and the proposed operation and use of the Facility will serve one or more needs and implement one or more purposes set forth in RSA 162-I:1, will preserve or increase the social or economic prosperity of the State and one or more of its political subdivisions, and will promote the general welfare of the State's citizens.

Section 2. Ultimate Finding and Determination. The Governor and Council find that the proposed financing, operation and use of the industrial Facility will serve a public use and provide a public benefit; and the Governor and Council determine that the Authority's financing of the Project will be within the policy of, and the authority conferred by, the Act.

Section 3. Approval. The Governor and Council approve the Authority's taking such further action under the Act with respect to the transaction as may be required.

Section 4. Effective Date. This resolution shall take effect upon its passage.

Passed and Agreed to September 28, 1999

#2 Authorized to hold a Public Hearing with respect to the financing of an industrial facility by the Business Finance Authority for Keeney Manufacturing Company located in Winchester, 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 COUNCIL HELD SEPTEMBER 28, 1999 AT THE TILTON RAILROAD STATION, TILTON, NEW HAMPSHIRE

At 10:55 a.m. the Governor announced that the next matter to be considered would be the financing of a commercial facility project by the Business Finance Authority (the "Authority") for NHL Skate at Exeter (the "Company"), and declared that the public hearing on the subject had commenced. She said that she and the members of the Council had received the written recommendation of the Authority and other documentation and information with respect to the project. The Governor said that the meeting would then hear anyone wishing to speak on the subject. Jack Donovan, Executive Director the Authority, briefly explained the project, emphasized that the credit of the State was not involved and introduced Rick McMenimen, President of Family Ice Exeter. Mr. Donovan informed the Governor and Council that a public hearing had been held on the project earlier in the morning and that no one had attended. The Governor then repeated that the proceedings were a public hearing and asked whether any other person wished to speak; there being none, Councilor Griffin introduced a resolution entitled "RESOLUTION UNDER RSA 162-I:9 WITH RESPECT TO THE FINANCING OF A COMMERCIAL FACILITY BY THE BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY FOR COMMUNITY INITIATIVES DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION IN THE TOWN OF EXETER, NEW HAMPSHIRE," and moved its adoption, which was seconded by Councilor Colantuono. 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.

RESOLUTION UNDER RSA 162-I:9 WITH RESPECT TO THE FINANCING OF A COMMERCIAL FACILITY BY THE BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY FOR COMMUNITY INITIATIVES DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION IN THE TOWN OF EXETER, NEW HAMPSHIRE

WHEREAS, the Governor and Council have received from the Business Finance Authority (the "Authority") its written recommendation that the Governor and Council make certain findings and a determination pursuant to RSA 162-I:9 with respect to the financing of a commercial facility for NHL Skate at Exeter (the "Company") in Exeter, New Hampshire by the Authority's issue of $12,500,000 commercial Facility Revenue Bonds (NHL Skate at Exeter Facility) (the "Bonds") under RSA 162-I (the "Act");

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

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

IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED THAT:

Section 1. Findings. On the basis of the Authority's recommendation and the documentation and information received by the Governor and Council, and after a public hearing, the Governor and Council find:

(a) Special Findings:

(1) The Project (which when completed will constitute the "Facility") consists of acquiring, maintaining and equipping a branded 83,400 square foot twin sheet ice rink entertainment center located on an approximately 9.47 acre parcel of land known as 40 Industrial Drive in the Town of Exeter, Rockingham County, New Hampshire. The Project is within the definitions of "commercial facility" in RSA 162-I (the "Act") and may be financed under the Act; and

(2) The establishment and operation of the Facility will create and preserve employment opportunities directly and indirectly within the State of New Hampshire and will likely be a general benefit to the community as a whole.

(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 Facility successfully;

(3) The Indenture contains provisions so that under no circumstances will the Authority be obligated directly or indirectly to pay Project costs, debt service or expenses of operation, maintenance and upkeep of the Facility except from Bond Proceeds or from funds received under the Indenture, exclusive of funds received thereunder by the Authority for its own use;

(4) The Indenture does not purport to create any debt of the State with respect to the Facility, other than a special obligation of the Authority acting on behalf of the State under the Act;

(5) The proposed financing of the Project by the Authority and the proposed operation and use of the Facility will serve one or more needs and implement one or more purposes set forth in RSA 162-I; 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 and its citizens.

Section 2. Ultimate Finding and Deter,ination. The Governor and Council find that the proposed financing, operation and use of the commercial Facility will serve a public use and provide a public benefit; and the Governor and Council determine that the Authority's financing of the Project will be within the policy of, and the authority conferred by, the Act.

Section 3. Approval. The Governor and Council approve the Authority's taking such further action under the Act with respect to the transaction as may be required.

Section 4. Effective Date. This resolution shall take effect upon its passage.

Passed and Agreed to: September 28, 1999

OFFICE OF STATE PLANNING

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#3 Authorized to accept and expend $60,000 from the US Department of Commerce to assist in preparation of a long-term development plan for the New Hampshire Fisheries Industry Recovery, through March 31, 2000.

#4 Authorized the Department of Resources and Economic Development to accept and expend $29,000 from the US Forest Service to support the coordination of the statewide land-cover mapping project.

#5 Authorized to grant additional funds in the amount of $15,691 to the Department of Environmental Services under the NH Estuaries Project through December 31, 1999.

#6 Authorized to enter into an Agreement with the City of Dover, 288 Central Ave., Dover, NH in the amount of $50,000 under the provisions of the New Hampshire Coastal Program through September 30, 2000. Funding under this grant will be used to hire an engineer to complete a study; design engineering solutions to the problem; prioritize necessary improvements and prepare cost estimates for the "Inflow and Infiltration" of the Dover sewer collection system.

#7 Authorized to enter into an Agreement with the Town of Hampton, in the amount of $10,800 under the provisions of the New Hampshire Coastal Program through September 30, 2000 for a project known as Integrated Marsh Management.

#8 Authorized to enter into an Agreement with the Town of Greenland, in the amount of $15,800 under the provisions of the New Hampshire Coastal Program through September 30, 2000 for a project known as Integrated Marsh Management.

#9 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY AMEND existing agreement with the Town of Jaffrey, NH [Initially approved on December 18, 1996 (Agenda #19),] to extend the time period and additional 36 months from December 31, 1999 to December 31, 2002 and to extend the loan agreement amount by $125,000 from $200,000 to $325,000.

CONNECTICUT RIVER VALLEY RESOURCE COMMISSION

Item removed from Table

#53 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Griffin, voted to remove Item

#53 which was tabled at the September 15, 1999 Governor and Executive Council Meeting. Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Streeter, voted to approve with Councilor Colantuono voting NO, 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

GOVERNOR'S OFFICE OF ENERGY AND COMMUNITY SERVICES

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#10 Authorized to accept and expend available grant funds from the federal Department of Health and Human Services in the amount of $92,576.97 through June 30, 2000.

#11 Authorized to enter into a contract with Fisher, Sheehan & Colton, 34 Warwick Road, Belmont, MA in an amount not to exceed $9,980.00 through October 1, 2000 to provide consulting services necessary for the implementation of the Electric Assistance Program.

#12 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Lutheran Social Services of New England, 85 Manchester St., Building #2, Concord, NH in an amount of $91,765. through September 30, 2000 to provide refugee services.

#13 Authorized to enter into a contract with Southern New Hampshire Services, Inc., PO Box 5040, 40 Pine Street, Manchester, NH, as a grant recipient under the Community Services Block Grant in an amount not to exceed $669,171.00 through September 30, 2000 to provide a wide range of services and activities for low-income participants, including elderly citizens.

#14 Authorized to enter into a contract with Southwestern Community Services, PO Box 603, 69Z Island Street, Keene, NH, as a grant recipient under the Community Services Block Grant in an amount not to exceed $291,487.00 through September 30, 2000 to provide a wide range of services and activities for low-income participants, including elderly citizens.

#15 Authorized to enter into a contract with Tri-County Community Action Program, Inc., 30 Exchange Street, Berlin, NH, as a grant recipient under the Community Services Block Grant in an amount not to exceed $459,800.00 through September 30, 2000 to provide a wide range of services and activities for low-income participants, including elderly citizens.

#16 Authorized to enter into a contract with Strafford County Community Action Committee, Inc., PO Box 160, County Farm Road, Dover, NH, as a grant recipient under the Community Services Block Grant in an amount not to exceed $277,321.00 through September 30, 2000 to provide a wide range of services and activities for low-income participants, including elderly citizens.

#17 Authorized to enter into a contract with Rockingham Community Action, Inc., Junkins Street, Portsmouth, NH, as a grant recipient under the Community Services Block Grant in an amount not to exceed $371,442.00 through September 30, 2000 to provide a wide range of services and activities for low-income participants, including elderly citizens.

#18 Authorized to enter into a contract with Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties, Inc., PO Box 1016, 2 Industrial Park Drive, Concord, NH, as a grant recipient under the Community Services Block Grant in an amount not to exceed $331,824.00 through September 30, 2000 to provide a wide range of services and activities for low-income participants, including elderly citizens.

ADJUTANT GENERAL

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#19 Authorized the nomination of Major Susan T. Caprio, 169 Tibbette Hill Road, Goffstown, NH to the rank of Major, New Hampshire Army National Guard.

#20 Authorized to establish 1 State Fire Fighter Captain of Fire Prevention and Administration position through September 30, 2000 as specified in letter dated August 13, 1999. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

#21 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY enter into a retroactive third renewal with Waste Management of New Hampshire Inc., Londonderry Division, 26 Liberty Drive, Londonderry, New Hampshire for rubbish removal at the State Military Reservation, Concord, NH and the State Armory, Manchester, NH through August 31, 2000 at an estimated cost or $11,200.00. [Initially approved on August 28, 1996 (Item #23), allowing for three renewals, subject to Governor and Council approval, providing the annual cost does not exceed $11,200.00

#22 Authorized to accept and expend $185,460.00 from the federal government (National Guard Bureau) to construct the Berlin Armory Distance Learning Center.

DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#23 Authorized Bureau of Emergency Communication an extension of unpaid leave to Patricia Ricker, an employee of the Department of Administrative Services from June 3, 1999 to March 3, 2000 due to extraordinary illness.

#24 Authorized Working Capital Warrant in the amount of $380,000,000.00 to cover expenditures for the Month of October 1999.

#25 Authorized Bureau of Risk Management to enter into an agreement with Slawsby Insurance Agency for an annual premium of $11,468 for the period November 1, 1999 through November 1, 2002 to provide insurance and inspection services covering the State's inventory of boilers and pressure vessels.

#25A Authorized Raymond S. Burton as a designee of the Executive Council to hold a hearing on the attached proposal for the refinancing of existing indebtedness, construction, renovation and equipment project in connection with Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire.

#25B Authorized Bureau of Purchase and Property, to enter into statewide agreements with the vendors listed in ATTACHMENT A of letter of September 21, 1999, effective the date of Governor and Council approval as well as grant permission to implement these agreements under an approval process. These agreements have a 6-year term, ending June 30, 2005 contingent upon performance reviews to occur every two years.

TREASURY DEPARTMENT

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#26 Authorized to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated and the State Treasurer to issue checks in the amount of $1,287.47as specified in letter of September 17, 1999.

#27 Authorized to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated and the State Treasurer to issue checks in the amount of $30,209.06 as indicated in letter of September 16, 1999.

ATTORNEY GENERAL

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#28 Authorized to appoint Mary Schwarzer (Position #9U358) and Theresa Capobianco (Position #9U487) as Assistant Attorneys General, upon Governor and Council approval, at a Salary level which is presently $48,285, the second step in the range of Group M for Mary Schwarzer and $43,115, the minimum step in the range for Group M for Theresa Capobianco. Their commissions will expire five years from date of appointment.

#29 Authorized to accept $17,174.19 for the period of September 30, 1999 to March 31, 2000 from the New Hampshire Highway Safety Agency for a Motor Vehicle Homicide Seminar.

#30 Authorized Department of Justice to accept and expend a grant in the amount of $360,000 from the Federal Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention through September 30, 2000.

#31 Authorized Department of Justice to enter into a grant in the amount of $26,686 through September 30, 2000. This grant will allow for a part-time Domestic Violence Prosecutor to be available to work in the Cheshire County Attorney's Office to prosecute cases involving domestic violence and sexual violence in that county.

#32 Authorized Department of Justice to enter into a grant in the amounts and to the Towns as specified in letter of September 16, 1999.

BOARD OF NURSING

#32A The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Griffin, authorized to enter into a contract with Margaret Lee Leppanen, R.N., M.N. J.D., 26 South Main Street, Concord, NH in the amount not to exceed $45,357 through September 30, 2000 to provide investigative and prosecutorial functions for the Board.

DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL RESOURCES

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#33 Authorized Division of the Arts to grant FY 2000 Cultural Facility Grant in the amount of $5,000.00 for the Sharon Art Center upon Governor and Council approval. This grant is given to assist with the planning and design for the renovations to the Sharon Art Center located in Sharon, NH through June 30, 2000.

#34 Authorized Division of Arts to grant FY 2000 Annual Advancement Grants in the amount of $27,010.00 upon Governor and Council approval to the organizations and in the amounts as specified in letter of September 14, 1999.

#35 Authorized Division of Historical Resources, to accept and expend carry forward funds from a federal ISTEA Grant through the Department of Transportation in the amount of $58,118.94 through June 30, 2000. The project will continue the first phase of a multi-year program designed to bring NHDOT/FHWA-generated artifact collections into compliance with current federal regulations.

BOARD OF TAX AND LAND APPEALS

#36 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized to enter into a contract with Data-Day Computer Services of Goffstown, NH in an amount not to exceed $4,961.26 through June 30, 2001 for a computer hardware maintenance contract.

INSURANCE DEPARTMENT

#37 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Streeter, seconded by Councilor Griffin, with Councilor Spaulding voting NO, authorized to increase the
Salary range of the Assistant Insurance Commissioner from Group M, Maximum ($56,042) to Group P, Maximum ($72,206), as specified in letter dated August 16, 1999. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

BANKING DEPARTMENT

#38 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, authorized to transfer $21,742 in FY 2000 and $28,989 in FY 2001, and establish three Secretary Typist I positions through June 30, 2001, as specified in letter dated August 27, 1999. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

EMPLOYMENT SECURITY

The Governor and Executive acted as follows:

#39 Authorized to exercise an option on it's lease-purchase agreement for 518 White Mountain Highway, Conway, NH, with Alvan and Kathleen Traffie, to buy out the balance of the lease-purchase agreement. [Initially approved on November 6, 1997 (Item A)].

#40 Authorized to accept and place on file the 1997-1999 Biennial Report for approval as required under RSA 20:7.

#41 Authorized to establish one Technical Support Specialist V position through June 30, 2001 as specified in letter dated July 21, 1999. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

HIGHWAY SAFETY AGENCY

#42 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Colantuono, with Councilors Griffin and Streeter voting NO, authorized to enter into a contractual agreement with Val Morgan Cinema Advertising in the amount of $36,456.00 through September 30, 2000 to coordinate the on-screen slide broadcast activities for nine cinemas located throughout New Hampshire. SOLE SOURCE

PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISISON

#43 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, authorized to enter into a contract with Impact Strategies, in an amount not to exceed $4,400.00 through October 31, 1999 for consultation in updating and developing a Strategic Information Technology Plan.

OFFICE OF THE CONSUMER ADVOCATE

#44 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Streeter, authorized to enter into contract with Tellus Institute, Inc. of Boston, MA in an amount not to exceed $30,312.00 through June 30, 2000 to assist the OCA in analyzing the volumes of data necessary to prepare for hearings being held on October 18-29, 1999.

FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#45 Authorized to expend $608,607.25 from excess OHRV registration fees, as specified in letter dated July 28, 1999. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

#46 TABLED-The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Streeter, with Councilors Spaulding and Griffin voting NO, voted to TABLE the request to contract with Dr. Scott Reynolds, Northeast Ecological Services for a total of $8,415.00 through September 30, 2000 to conduct bat monitoring, management, and education programs. SOLE SOURCE

#47 Authorized to accept the donation of 34 acre parcel of land in Greenland, NH from the Nature Conservancy, New Hampshire Chapter. The parcel of land known as the Week's Tract is located on Bracketts Point.

DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#48 Authorized the Informational Item, the New Hampshire Business Development Corporation under the authority granted it's Board of Directors by the Governor and Council in July 1996. The Board recently approved the conversion of NHBDC to a Merchant Bank under RSA 392-A. The chapter was enacted in 1998 to provide statutory authority for the establishment of merchant banks to assist small businesses to raise equity and debt. The conversion will be completed following approval by the Board of Trust Company Incorporation.

#49 Authorized Division of Parks and Recreation to renew membership for the 1999-2000 season with the NH Campground Owner's Association in the amount of $4,675.00.

#50 Authorized Division of Parks and Recreation, Trails Bureau to extend their National Recreational Trails Fund contracts with the City of Nashua and the Town of Pelham for trail construction, [Initially approved on April 23, 1997 (Item #114), to the period ending August 31, 2000.

#51 Authorized Design, Development, and Maintenance to enter into an agreement with G.W. Tatro, Inc., Jefferson, VT in the amount of $44,930.00 for the installation of septic tanks, sewer lines and grease trap at Cannon Mountain Ski Area, Franconia State Park, NH

#52 Authorized Division of Forests and Lands to accept a gift of approximately 15 acres of woodland abutting Meadow Pond State Forest in Gilmanton from the Town of Gilmanton.

#53 Authorized to expend $35,187.69 from excess OHRV registration fees, as specified in letter dated July 29, 1999. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#54 Authorized to reclassify Position #8T029 from Planning Technician I, Salary grade 13, to Technical Support Specialist II, Salary grade 20, under the provisions of RSA 21-I-56.

#55 Authorized to accept a no cost time extension from the US Environmental Protection Agency to continue to carry out the Voluntary Environmental Management System Project, through October 1, 2001.

#56 Authorized to accept $30,160.00 in federal funds to support the Volunteer River Assessment Program through May 31, 2000.

#57 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 contract with the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation, 37 Pleasant Street, Concord, NH in the amount of $8,000 through June 30, 2000 for the purpose of providing support services to the New Hampshire Land and Community Heritage Commission. SOLE SOURCE

#58 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, authorized to enter into an agreement with A S Acquisitions d/b/a LabVantage Solutions in the amount of $32,000 through January 1, 2000 for the conversion of current software to Seedpak 98, which is the Year 2000 compliant version. SOLE SOURCE

#59 Authorized to enter into a grant agreement with the Piscataquog Watershed Association, 47 Perkins Pond Road, Weare, NH in the amount of $8,015 through December 31, 2000 for organizational and conservation easement stewardship issues.

#60 Authorized to enter into an agreement with the University of New Hampshire of Sponsored Research, Service building, Room 109, 51 College Road, Durham, NH in the amount of $20,000, through October 1, 2000 to provide for the completion of research tasks.

#61 Authorized Water Division to AMEND a grant agreement with the City of Rochester, 45 Old Dover Road, Rochester, NH through June 30, 2000. This is a time extension request and involves no new funds.

#62 Authorized Water Division to extend a service agreement with Findlay Engineering, Inc., 450 Saco Street, Westbook, Maine from September 30, 1999 to December 31, 1999 effective upon approval by Governor and Executive Council.

#63 Authorized Waste Management Division to enter into a grant agreement with the City of Manchester for an amount not to exceed $10,000.00 through April 6, 2000 for the purpose of conducting a household hazardous waste collection project.

#64 Authorized Waste Management Division to enter into a grant agreement with the City of Rochester for an amount not to exceed $6,875.00 through April 27, 2000 for the purpose of conducting a household hazardous waste collection project.

#65 Authorized approval of State Grant Amendment to the municipality of Hooksett, for Project No. C-548 for the Dundee, Highland and Cross Streets Sewer Replacement in the amount of $69,843.

#66 Authorized approval of State Grant to the municipality of Manchester for Project No. C-553 for the Crescent Road Pump Station Upgrade, Phase II in the amount of $9,437.

COMMISSION FOR HUMAN RIGHTS

#67 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Colantuono, authorized to establish one Secretary Typist II position through June 30, 2000 as specified in letter dated August 3, 1999. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Office of Community and Public Health The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#68 Authorized to increase the Salary of Bradley Neal Libenson, MD by $3,000 per annum in recognition of Board Certification.

#69 Authorized to accept and expend $16,192 in federal funds, as specified in letter dated June 17, 1999. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

#70 Authorized to accept and expend $274,602 in federal funds as specified in letter dated August 9, 1999. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

#71 Authorized to accept and expend $170,429 in federal funds as specified in letter dated July 27, 1999. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

#72 Authorized to transfer $722,949 in each of FY 2000 and FY 2001 as specified in letter dated August 5, 1999. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

#73 Authorized Bureau of Health Risk Assessment to enter into a contract with High Point Communications Group, Inc., Bow, NH in the amount of $46,000 through June 30, 2000 to develop and implement a marketing and communications plan that will help the DHHS Consultation Program identify new potential clients among those businesses that are recognized as having high workplace injury and illness rates and who meet the program acceptance criteria.

#74 Authorized to contract with JSI Research and Training Institute, Inc., Boston, MA, in the amount of $62,612 through June 30, 2000 to implement an abstinence education program in the State based on research of effective programs.

#75 Authorized to enter into a contract with Katherine Shamel, ARNP, Hooksett, NH through June 30, 2001 for an amount not to exceed $20,000 for a two-year service for the loan reimbursement.

#76 Authorized Bureau of Rural Health and Primary Care to enter into a contract with Deborah Harrigan, MD, Rochester, NH through June 30, 2001 for an amount not to exceed $40,000 for a two-year service for the loan reimbursement.

#77 Authorized Division of Epidemiology and Vital Statistics to contract with the Trustees of Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH in the amount of $222,395 through June 20, 2001 for the operation and maintenance of the New Hampshire State Cancer Registry.

#78 Authorized to offer a Salary enhancement for recruitment and retention of purposes for all professional nursing classifications or classifications which require the designation of registered nurse (RN) at New Hampshire Hospital and Glencliff Home for the Elderly. This increase is to be effective upon Governor and Council approval for a period not to exceed two years at an estimated annual cost of $841,431 for 164 positions.

Office of Program Support

#79 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Streeter, authorized to accept $50,000 in federal funds as specified in letter dated July 19, 1999. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

Office of Information Systems

#80 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Colantuono, authorized to reimburse Ed Tomashek for SFY 1999 in-state travel expenses out of the SFY 2000 in-state travel expenses allocation in the amount of $434.62.

Behavioral Health

#81 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized to RETROACTIVELY enter into an Agreement with New Generation, Inc., PO Box 676, Greenland, NH in an amount not to exceed $90,000.00 through June 30, 2001.

Children, Youth & Families

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#82 Authorized to reimburse Nicole Baxter $157.65 from current year funds for travel expenses incurred while attending a SAF conference April 8, 1999 through April 13, 1999.

#83 Authorized to award six stipends in the amount of $1,500.00 per center, to six center-based child care programs, for a total amount not to exceed $9,000.00 as specified in letter dated August 31, 1999.

#84 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Phyllis Lamb, North Hampton, NH in an amount not to exceed $3,600 per fiscal year through June 30, 2001 for the maintenance of crisis/emergency placements referred through HELPLINE.

#85 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY enter into an agreement with Sharon Abbott, Newmarket, NH in an amount not to exceed $3,600 through June 30, 2001 for the maintenance of crisis/emergency placements referred through HELPLINE.

#85A Authorized to enter into an agreement with Mershona Parshall, Cleveland, Ohio in the amount of $4,900.00 for the period of October 13, 1999 through December 31, 1999 to provide "holding therapy training" for a prospective adoptive family.

Division of Family Assistance

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#86 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Colantuono, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, authorized to enter into an Agreement with the New Hampshire Job Training Private Industry Council, Inc., Concord, NH in the amount of $71,760.00 through June 30, 2000 for the purpose of obtaining employment and training services. SOLE SOURCE

#87 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Colantuono, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, authorized to enter into agreement with the University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH in the amount of $302,184 through June 30, 2000 to continue to study the impacts, processes and outcomes for the New Hampshire Employment Program. SOLE SOURCE

#88 Authorized to award a grant totaling $29,526 to Strafford County Head Start, 150 Wakefield St., Rochester, NH through June 30, 2001.

#89 Authorized to award a two-year grant totaling $25,000 to Rockingham Community Action, Portsmouth, NH through June 30, 2001 for the Wheels to Work Program.

Office of Administration

#89A The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized to exercise the final lease extension with 154 Main Street Realty Trust, c/o Michael Clare, 154 Main Street, Salem, NH for an estimated cost of $47,851.56 effective October 7, 1999, or date of Governor and Council approval, whichever is later, and to end four months thereafter.

NEW HAMPSHIRE HOSPITAL

#90 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized to budget and expend $78,000 in school district revenue brought forward as specified in letter dated August 18, 1999. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

DEPARTMENT OF YOUTH DEVELOPMENT SERVICES

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#91 Authorized to continue to extend the leave of absence without pay for Pauline McDonald, a Youth Counselor I at the Youth Development Center from January 1, 2000 through May 7, 2000.

#92 Authorized to extend the leave of absence without pay for Steven Fullerton, a Youth Counselor III at the Youth Services Center, from November 1, 1999 through December 31, 2000.

#93 Authorized request for an enhancement for all classifications in the Registered Nurse series for the purpose of recruitment and retention pursuant to NH RSA 99:8, with an effective date of October 8, 1999 or the date of Governor and Council approval, whichever is later. The estimated FY00
Salary and benefits is approximately $56,000 that will be absorbed by the Agency through existing vacancies.

NEW HAMPSHIRE VETERANS HOME

#94 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Griffin, authorized to offer a Salary enhancement for recruitment and retention purposes for all professional nursing classifications or classifications which require the designation of Registered Nurse (RN) at the New Hampshire Veterans Home. This increase is to be effective upon Governor and Council approval for a period not to exceed two years at an estimated annual cost of $81,500 for 23 positions.

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#95 Authorized to accept and expend additional grant funds in the amount of $268,568.00 from the US Department of Education during the current fiscal year ending June 30, 2000.

#96 Authorized to accept and expend additional grant funds in the amount of $1,209,101 from the US Department of Education through June 30, 1999.

#97 Authorized to reallocate and expend grant funds in the amount of $5,404.00 from the US Department of Education during the fiscal year ending June 30, 2000.

#98 Authorized to reallocate and expend grant funds in the amount of $100,794.00 from the US Department of Education during the fiscal year ending June 30, 2000.

#99 Authorized to grant funds to the North Country Education Foundation, Gorham, NH in an amount not to exceed $115,00 through September 30, 2000 to provide supplemental educational services to highly mobile children who have unique educational needs.

NEW HAMPSHIRE COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE SYSTEM

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#100 Authorized the Department of Regional Community Technical College to confirm Dr. John O'Donnell as the President of the NH Community Technical College at Manchester/Stratham, beginning January 1, 2000 at a Salary level N, step maximum $60,361 (plus the October 1, 1999 3% increase).

#101 Authorized the reclassification of the vacant position #13614, Word Processor Operator I, Labor Grade 8, to a Stock Clerk III, Labor Grade 10, at the Nashua Community Technical College.

#102 Authorized the Department of Regional Community Technical Colleges to conduct a one-day symposium for faculty and staff in the amount of $6,300.00 on October 13, 1999 at the NHTC/Concord.

#103 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of c, seconded by c, authorized to renew the contract with Academic Financial Services Association, in an amount not to exceed $57,400.00 to provide student loan management services. SOLE SOURCE

#104 Authorized to enter into a contract with David Cheever, 8 Spaulding Avenue, Nashua, NH for a lump sum price of $18,000.00 for the purpose of Physics and Chemistry Laboratories, Nashua Campus Interior Renovations, Nashua, NH.

DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#105 Authorized to establish 1 Secretary II position and 2 Technical Support Specialist V positions through June 30, 2000 as specified in letter dated September 9, 1999.

#105A Authorized Division of State Police to contract with Nelson Communications, Inc., Conway, NH in an amount not to exceed $18,520.00 through June 30, 2000 for security fencing at Mount Whittier in Ossipee, and Tenney Mountain in Grafton.

#105B Authorized Division of State Police to enter into a two-year agreement with Stash's Service Center & Body Shop, Loudon, NH at a total cost of $36,260 through June 30, 2001.

STATE BOARD FOR THE LICENSING AND REGULATION OF PLUMBERS

#106 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized a RETROACTIVE lease with Gerald McCarthy, PO Box 423, West Dennis, MA in the amount of $38,400.00 through July 12, 2002 for office space located on 2 Industrial Park Drive, Concord, NH.

NEW HAMPSHIRE STATE PORT AUTHORITY

#107 TABLED-The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Burton, voted to TABLE the request to RETROACTIVELY enter into a memorandum of agreement with the UNH Department of Sponsored Research in the amount of $60,532.00 annually for the period July 1, 1999 to June 30, 2001 to provide monitoring services of mitigation of eel grass, salt marsh and mudflats for the NH Port Authority Expansion Project.

DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

#108 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Colantuono, authorized request of Mary A. Monroe to replace two existing seasonal piers adjacent to the gas pump, enlarge an existing wharf and install one additional seasonal pier extending from the west end of the wharf on property located at Balch Pond in Wakefield.

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#109 Authorized to accept and place on file the Equipment Acquisition Master Plan for Fiscal Year 2000-2001.

#110 Authorized the Contemplated Award List for the period August 25, 1999 through September 7, 1999.

#111 Authorized to AMEND the Department's Construction Program for State Aid for Class I, II and III Highways for State Fiscal Year 2000 [Initially approved on August 18, 1999], to include Greenville and Haverhill.

#112 Authorized to grant state assistance to the City of Lebanon, NH in the amount of $55,556.00 (5%) to be matched with Federal Funds $500,000.00 (90%) and Local Funds $55,556.00 (5%) totaling $611,112.00 for AIP 19 an airport development project to purchase snow removal equipment and complete phase 1 of the north ramp reconstruction.

#113 Authorized the Bureau of Rail and Transit to reimburse Maine Track Maintenance for the purchase of rail, other track materials, and required welds needed to repair the Route 3 highway/railroad crossing on the State-owned Groveton Branch Railroad Line, as specified in letter of September 9, 1999. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

#114 Authorized to enter into a Purchase and Sale Agreement with the Boston and Maine Corporation to acquire a parcel of land comprising a portion of abandoned railroad corridor in Mason, Greenville, and Wilton. The purchase price is $35,000; the deposit to accompany the Purchase and Sale Agreement is $3,500.

#115 Authorized to modify the Department's agreement for engineering services with Clough, Harbour & Associates LLP, 11 King Court, Keene, NH by increasing the total lump sum fee payable under the agreement by $45,480.53 from $281,700.00 to $327,180.53.

#116 Authorized to modify the Department's agreement for engineering services with CLD Consulting Engineers, Inc., 540 Commercial Street, Manchester, NH by increasing the total amount payable under the Agreement by $119,069.58, from $616,802.26 to $735,871.84.

#117 Authorized contract with Wragg Bros, Well Drilling Co., Plainfield, NH on the basis of a low bid of $24,550.00. This contract provides for the construction of drilled wells and pumps on the properties of John Deitch, 857 W Milan Road, Milan, NH and James Clogston, Route 3, Campton, NH.

#118 Authorized contract with Thibeault Corp. of NE, Londonderry, NH on the basis of a low bid of $2,194,914.24. This contract consists of roadway reconstruction, bridge replacement and intersection signalization on NH Route 108 and Main Street.

#119 Authorized to enter into an agreement with LouAnn Fornataro, R.A., P.A., 207 Main Street, Suite 8, Nashua, NH in an amount not to exceed $50,000.00 for professional services for the architectural design and construction documents, and on-site observation for various projects as necessary and required by the Department.

#120 Authorized to increase the contingency by $45,000.00 with E.D. Swett, Inc., Eight Industrial Park Drive, Concord, NH for a total contingency of $65,000.00 for the purpose of repairs, Storrs Street Garage and Legislative Office Building Garage, Concord, NH.

#121 TUITION REQUESTS

The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilor Colantuono voting NO on Item A, approved the following tuition requests:

A. EDUCATION - Request permission to pay Mount Wachusett Community College, Gardner, MA, the sum of $308.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Michelle Lapointe, Rehabilitation Counselor II, in the course entitled "Spanish III".

B. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Behavioral Health - Request permission to pay Franklin Pierce College, Rindge, NH, the sum of $525.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Dorinda Downing, Accounting Technician, in the course entitled "Microeconomics".

C. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Office of Finance - Request permission to pay McIntosh College, Dover, NH, the sum of $1,720.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Roger M. Descheneau, Financial Analyst, in the courses entitled "Intermediate Accounting I" and "Intermediate Accounting II".

D. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Office of Health Management - Request permission to pay Springfield College School of Human Services, Manchester, NH, the sum of $1,328.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Donna M. Parisi Meuse, Coordinator Catastrophic Illness Program, in the courses entitled "Understanding the Process of Aging" and "External and Internalized Oppression".

#122 TRAVEL REQUESTS

The Governor and Executive Council approved the following travel requests:

A. EDUCATION - Request permission for (1) employee, Lynda Thistle Elliott, Education Consultant, or designee, to travel to Kissimmee, FL, on November 4-9, 1999, to attend 11th Annual Conference of the National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth. ALSO A CASH ADVANCE OF $838.32 IS REQUESTED FOR Lynda Thistle Elliott. Total Cost: 1,453.02. Source of Funds: 100% Federal Funds. Registration Fees: 300.00.

B. SAFETY, Division of Marine Patrol - Request permission for (1) employee, James Beach, Maintenance Mechanic, or designee, to travel to Parsippany, NJ, on October 3-8, 1999, to attend Fitcht Ram Injection Course. Permission is also requested for a waiver to exceed the 300-mile radius by state vehicle. ALSO A CASH ADVANCE OF $728.07 IS REQUESTED FOR James Beach. Total Cost: 728.07. Source of Funds: 100% Grant Funds. No Registration Fee.

C. SAFETY, Division of State Police - Request permission for (2) employees, Susan Withey, Criminalist I and Kevin McMahon, Criminalist II, or designee, to travel to Hyannis, MA, on October 13-16, 1999, to attend 1999 Annual Meeting of the Northeastern Association of Forensic Scientists. ALSO A CASH ADVANCE OF $630.00 IS REQUESTED FOR Susan Withey. Total Cost: 905.00. Source of Funds: 100% Highway Funds. Registration Fees: 275.00.

D. SAFETY, Division of State Police - Request permission for (3) employees, Carolee Davison, Purchasing Assistant and Donna Sonberg, Secretary II and Sharon Waterman, Accounting Technician, or designee, to travel to Parsippany, NJ, on October 24-26, 1999, to attend Computerized Fleet Analysis Win96 Regional Training course. Permission is also requested for a waiver to exceed the 300-mile radius by state vehicle. ALSO A CASH ADVANCE OF $965.00 IS REQUESTED FOR Donna Sonberg. Total Cost: 3,125.00. Source of Funds: 100% Highway Funds. Registration Fees: 2,160.00.

LATE ITEM

A. DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES Authorized approval of the Report and Findings of Councilor Streeter with regard to a certain refinancing of existing indebtedness project with the Monadnock Community Hospital, Peterborough, New Hampshire.

The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Burton, voted to go into Executive Session.
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.

The Governor set the next regular meeting of Governor and Executive Council for Thursday, October 14, 1999 at 10:30 a.m. Washington, New Hampshire.

The Honorable Board then adjourned.

 

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