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September 29, 1998
 

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GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MINUTES
State House, Concord, NH
September 29, 1998
10:30 a.m.
#17

The Governor and Executive Council convened at 10:30 a.m. with all but Councilor Griffin being present.

The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Normand, seconded by Councilor Burton, accepted the minutes of September 16, 1998.

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

POST SECONDARY EDUCATION COMMISSION
John J. Wallace, Lee
Effective: Upon acceptance of confirmation

The Governor and Executive Council confirmed the following appointments:

ATLANTIC STATES MARINE FISHERIES COMMISSION
Steven J. Driscoll, Hampton
Reappointment
Effective: September 29, 1998
TERM: September 24, 2001

LAKES MANAGEMENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE
James F. Haney, Union
(Member Representing Scientific Community)
Reappointment
Effective: September 29, 1998
TERM: August 22, 2001

STATE LIBRARY ADVISORY COUNCIL
Mary Ann Knowles, Hudson (d)
Succeeding: William Wickham, Bedford
Effective: September 29, 1998
TERM: July 26, 2001

NORTHEAST INTERSTATE DAIRY COMPACT COMMISSION
Debora A. Erb, Landaff
(Dairy Farmer)
Reappointment
Effective: September 29, 1998
TERM: June 19, 2001

BOARD OF OPTOMETRY
Dr. David J. Caban, Bedford
(Optometrist)
Reappointment
Effective: September 29, 1998
TERM: July 1, 2003

PERSONNEL APPEALS BOARD
James J. Barry, Manchester (r)
(Alternate)
Reappointment
Effective: September 29, 1998
TERM: September 24, 2001

Lisa A. Rule, Concord (d)
(Alternate)
Reappointment
Effective: September 29, 1998
TERM: September 24, 2001

PHARMACY BOARD
Frank G. Case, Nottingham
Reappointment
Effective: September 29, 1998
TERM: September 6, 2003

Margaret E. Hayes, Manchester
(Hospital Pharmacy)
Succeeding: Linda Doerr, Concord
Effective: September 29, 1998
TERM: September 6, 2003

NEW HAMPSHIRE REAL ESTATE COMMISSION
Richard W. Head, Pittsfield
(Attorney)
Succeeding: William H. Kelley, Bedford (reached term limit)
Effective: upon confirmation
TERM: September 15, 2003

ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON SHORE FISHERIES
William N. Bland, Portsmouth
Effective: September 29, 1998
TERM: Three years from date of confirmation

Joseph Schanda, Newmarket
Effective: September 29, 1998
TERM: Three years from date of confirmation

Laura E. A. Simmons, North Hampton
Effective: September 29, 1998
TERM: Three years from date of confirmation

SKYHAVEN AIRPORT OPERATION COMMISSION
Richard C. Jackson, Rochester
Reappointment
Effective: September 29, 1998
TERM: September 9, 2001

TRAFFIC SAFETY COMMISSION
Donald C. Anderson, Manchester
Reappointment
Effective: September 29, 1998
TERM: September 16, 2003

Lyman A. Cousens, Boscawen
Reappointment
Effective: September 29, 1998
TERM: September 16, 2003

Frank R. Dickinson, Ossipee
Reappointment
Effective: September 29, 1998
TERM: September 16, 2003

Andrew J. Polak, Hudson
Reappointment
Effective: September 29, 1998
TERM: September 16, 2003

Patricia A. Rainboth, East Rochester
Succeeding: Gordon Johnston, Hampton
Effective: September 29, 1998
TERM: September 16, 2003

WASTE MANAGEMENT COUNCIL
Ronald J. Allard, Barrington
(Rep. of Private Industries that Generate Hazardous Waste)
Reappointment
Effective: September 29, 1998
TERM: August 22, 2002

WATER WELL BOARD
Russell A. Sullivan, Auburn
(Public member)
Reappointment
Effective: September 29, 1998
TERM: September 15, 2001

The Governor nominated the following:

BOARD OF ACUPUNTURE LICENSING
Joseph P. Dudley, Keene
(Pursuant to 1998 Chapter Law 145)
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: Three years from date of confirmation

Jeanne Ann Whittington, Dunbarton
(Pursuant to 1998 Chapter Law 145)
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: Three years from date of confirmation

STATE COMMITTEE ON AGING
Norman P. Malloy, Berlin (d)
District 1
Succeeding: Paul Lodi, Jackson
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: June 24, 2001

APPLE MARKETING ADVISORY BOARD
Catherine a. Violette, Dover
(Public Member)
Succeeding: Charlene Baxter, New London
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: August 23, 2003

FIRE STANDARDS AND TRAINING COMMISSION
John Hoglund, Nashua
(Recommended by NH Association of Domestic Insurance Companies)
Succeeding: Philip Frazier, Hudson
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: April 14, 2001

BOARD OF FORESTERS
Thomas G. Chrisenton, Lyndeborough
(Public member)
Succeeding: Eric Leadbeater, Hopkinton (reached term limit)
Effective: Upon Confirmation
TERM: August 22, 2003

DIVISION OF HISTORICAL RESOURCES DIRECTOR
Nancy C. Muller, Andover
(Nominated by Commissioner)
Reappointment
Effective: October 14, 1998
Salary: Group K, Step 5 $47,433
TERM: October 14, 2002

JUDICIAL COUNCIL

Lynn Mather, Etna

Succeeding: William A. Fischel, Hanover
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: January 1, 2002

BOARD OF MENTAL HEALTH PRACTICE
Danielle C. Doran, Nashua
(Public member) Pre-appointment: Pursuant to 1998 Chapter Law 234
Effective: October 31, 1998
TERM: October 31, 2001

Paul E. Finn, Ph.D., Manchester
(Psychologist)
Pre-appointment: Pursuant to 1998 Chapter Law 234
Effective: October 31, 1998
TERM: October 31, 2000

Mary-Ellen Forrestall-Nicholls, Bow
(Clinical Social Worker)
Pre-appointment: Pursuant to 1998 Chapter Law 234
Effective: October 31, 1998
TERM: October 31, 2001

George R. Samuels, Deerfield
(Marriage and Family Therapist)
Pre-appointment: Pursuant to 1998 Chapter Law 234
Effective: October 31, 1998
TERM: October 31, 1999

Richard T. Slater, Manchester
(Clinical Mental Health Counselor)
Pre-appointment: Pursuant to 1998 Chapter Law 234
Effective: October 31, 1998
TERM: October 31, 2001

(Pastoral Psychotherapist)
Pre-appointment: Pursuant to 1998 Chapter Law 234
Effective: October 31, 1998
TERM: October 31, 2000

BOARD OF NATURAL SCIENTISTS
(Wetlands Scientist)
Succeeding: Timothy Ferwerda, Hillsborough (no longer eligible for appointment)
Effective: October 26, 1998
TERM: October 26, 2003

NEW HAMPSHIRE OFFICE OF VOLUNTEERISM DIRECTOR
Bruce A. Montville, Hampton
(Position established by 1998 Chapter Law 315)
Effective: Upon confirmation TERM; October 14, 2000

STATE COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN
Elizabeth J. Corell, Bedford
Succeeding: Debbie Fromuth, Manchester
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: August 27, 2001

BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY

#1 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Streeter, authorized to hold a Public Hearing with respect to the financing of an industrial facility by the Business Finance Authority for Middleton Building Supply, Inc. located in Middleton, NH. Action will authorized a Resolution under RSA 161-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 as requested, the results are as follows: Councilor Burton, - Yes: Councilor Spaulding -Yes: Councilor Griffin - Not Available: Councilor Normand -Yes: Councilor Streeter - Yes.

EXTRACT FROM THE MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE GOVERNOR AND COUNCIL HELD SEPTEMBER 29, 1998 IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBER, STATE HOUSE, CONCORD

At 11:05 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 Middleton Building Supply, Inc. in Middleton and declared that the public hearing on the subject had commenced. She said that she and the members of the Council had received the written recommendation of the Authority and other documentation and information with respect to the project. The Governor said that the meeting would then hear anyone wishing to speak on the subject. Jack Donovan, Executive Director of the Authority, briefly explained the project, emphasized that the credit of the State was not involved and introduced Steve LaValley of Middleton Building Supply, Inc. The Governor then repeated that the proceedings were a public hearing and asked whether any other person wished to speak; there being none, Councilor Spaulding introduced a resolution entitled "A RESOLUTION UNDER RSA 162 I:9 WITH RESPECT TO THE FINANCING OF AN INDUSTRIAL FACILITY BY THE BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY FOR MIDDLETON BUILDING SUPPLY, INC. IN MIDDLETON" 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 Normand, and Councilor Streeter; those abstaining were Councilor(s): None; and ]those voting against were Councilor(s): None. The Governor declared that the resolution was passed.

A RESOLUTION UNDER RSA 162 I:9 WITH RESPECT TO THE FINANCING OF AN INDUSTRIAL FACILITY BY THE BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY FOR MIDDLETON BUILDING SUPPLY, INC. IN MIDDLETON

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 Middleton Building Supply, Inc. (the "Borrower") in Middleton by the Authority's making of a loan (the "Loan") of up to $1,260,000 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 acquisition and installation of an automatic vertical bin sorter at 5 Kings Highway in the Town of Middleton which will be used by the Borrower in the building supply industry. 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 Agreement and Escrow Agreement (the "Agreements") contain provisions so that under no circumstances will the Authority be obligated directly or indirectly to pay project costs, debt service or expenses of operation, maintenance and upkeep of the Facility except from Loan proceeds or from funds received under the Agreements, exclusive of funds received thereunder by the Authority for its own use;

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

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

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

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

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

Passed and Agreed to September 29, 1998

#2 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Normand, authorized to hold a Public Hearing with respect to the financing of a commercial facility by the Business Finance Authority for Metro Health Foundation, Inc. located in Meredith, NH. Action will authorized a Resolution under RSA 162-I:9 to determine the financing will serve a public use, provide public benefit and is within the policy and authority of the Act. . A roll call vote as requested, the results are as follows: Councilor Burton, - Yes: Councilor Spaulding -Yes: Councilor Griffin - Not Available: Councilor Normand -Yes: Councilor Streeter - Yes.

A RESOLUTION UNDER RSA 162 I:9 WITH RESPECT TO THE FINANCING OF A COMMERCIAL FACILITY BY THE BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY FOR METRO HEALTH FOUNDATION, INC. IN MEREDITH

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 Metro Health Foundation, Inc. or Metro Health Foundation of New Hampshire, Inc. (the "Borrower") in Meredith by the Authority's issue of up to $15,000,000 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 acquisition of an approximately 36,300 square foot nursing home (on approximately 8.9 acres of land) and routine capital improvements thereto and the construction, equipping and furnishing of an approximately 9,500 square foot addition thereto all located at 19 New Hampshire Route 104, Meredith, which will be used by the Borrower as a nursing home. The Project is within the definition of "Commercial facility" in RSA 162 I (the "Act") and may be financed under the Act.

(2) The establishment and operation of the Facility will create or preserve employment opportunities directly or indirectly within the State of New Hampshire and will likely be of 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 Borrower has the skills and financial resources necessary to operate the Facility successfully;

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

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

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

Section 2. Ultimate Finding and Determination. The Governor and Council find that the proposed financing, operation and use of the 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 29, 1998

#3 Authorized to hold a Public Hearing and passage of a resolution entitled: A RESOLUTION UNDER RSA 162-A:18 APPROVING THE EXECUTION OF THE STANDARD CONTRACT ENTITLED "CAPITAL ACCESS PROGRAM: LENDER PARTICIPATION AGREEMENT OF THE BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY OF THE STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE" BY FEDERAL SAVINGS BANK. . A roll call vote as requested, the results are as follows: Councilor Burton, - Yes: Councilor Spaulding -Yes: Councilor Griffin - Not Available: Councilor Normand -Yes: Councilor Streeter - Yes.

EXTRACT FROM THE MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE GOVERNOR AND COUNCIL HELD ON SEPTEMBER 29, 1998 COUNCIL CHAMBER, CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE

At approximately 11:15 a.m., the Governor announced that the next matter to be considered would be the proposed contract entitled "Capital Access Program: Lender Participation Agreement" with the following bank: Federal Savings Bank and declared that the public hearing on the subject had commenced. She said that she and the members of the Council had received written material from the Authority with respect to the proposed execution of the agreement. The Governor then said that the meeting would hear anyone wishing to speak on the subject and introduced Jack Donovan, Executive Director of the Authority who briefly explained the proposed contract. 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-A:18 APPROVING THE EXECUTION OF THE STANDARD CONTRACT ENTITLED 'CAPITAL ACCESS PROGRAM : LENDER PARTICIPATION AGREEMENT' OF THE BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY OF THE STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE BY THE FEDERAL SAVINGS BANK" and moved its adoption, which was seconded by Councilor Normand. There being no discussion, the Governor called for a vote on the motion. Those voting in favor were: The Governor and Councilor Burton, Councilor Spaulding, Councilor Streeter, and Councilor Normand; 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-A:18 APPROVING THE EXECUTION OF THE STANDARD CONTRACT ENTITLED "CAPITAL ACCESS PROGRAM: LENDER PARTICIPATION AGREEMENT" OF THE BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY OF THE STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE BY FEDERAL SAVINGS BANK

WHEREAS, the Governor and Council (the "Governor and Council") of the State of New Hampshire (the "State") have previously, upon recommendation of the Business Finance Authority of the State of New Hampshire (the "Authority"), approved the Authority's standard contract entitled "CAPITAL ACCESS PROGRAM: LENDER PARTICIPATION AGREEMENT" (the "Standard Contract") by resolution dated September 2, 1992 (the "Approving Resolution"); and

WHEREAS, at the time of such approval of the Standard Contract, the Governor and Council made, upon recommendation of the Authority, certain findings and determinations pursuant to RSA 162-A:18 with respect to the approval of the Standard Contract, which findings and determinations are stated in the Approving Resolution;

WHEREAS, in the Approving Resolution, the Governor and Council authorized the Authority to take necessary and appropriate steps to cause the execution of the Standard Contract with qualifying State banking institutions; and

WHEREAS, acting pursuant to the direction of the Authority, the Executive Director of the Authority has received interest from Federal Savings Bank. (the "Specific Bank") to execute the Standard Contract and participate in the Authority's Capital Access Program through such execution; and

WHEREAS, the Executive Director of the Authority has examined such information as he has deemed necessary and appropriate and has determined that the Specific Bank is a duly organized bank or trust company authorized to make loans and accept deposits in the State of New Hampshire and accordingly is qualified to execute the Standard Contract and participate in the Capital Access Program;

WHEREAS, the Governor and Council have received all the documentation and information with respect to the proposed execution of the Standard Contract which they have requested;

NOW, THEREFORE, IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED THAT:

Findings and Determinations. On the basis of the documentation and information received by the Governor and Council, and assuming (1) the execution of the Standard Contract as approved by the Governor and Council on September 2, 1992, by the Authority and an authorized officer of the Specific Bank, and (2) review and acceptance of the executed Standard Contract by an appropriate official of the Office of Attorney General upon receipt of a certificate of registration of the Specific Bank and a resolution of the board of directors of the Specific Bank authorizing execution of the Standard Contract, the Governor and Council hereby find:

(a) The proposed execution of the Standard Contract and the actions of the Authority and parties executing such Standard Contract taken pursuant to the terms of such Contract will serve a public use and provide a public benefit.

(b) The proposed execution of the Standard Contract and the actions of the Authority and parties executing such Standard Contract taken pursuant to the terms of such Contract is within the policy of, and the authority conferred by RSA Chapter 162-A.

(c) The proposed execution of the Standard Contract and the actions of the Authority and parties executing such Standard Contract taken pursuant to the terms of such Contract will preserve or increase the social welfare or economic prosperity of the state and one or more of its political subdivisions, and will promote the general welfare of the state's citizens.

(d) The proposed execution of the Standard Contract and the actions of the Authority and parties executing such Standard Contract taken pursuant to the terms of such Contract will promote the orderly development of business activities, create or preserve employment opportunities, or protect the physical environment.

(e) Appropriate measures have been taken to ensure that a the Specific Bank participating under the terms of such Standard Contract makes only loans which meet the requirements of RSA 162-A:12, IV.

(f) The Standard Contract complies with RSA 162-A:12, III.

(g) Reasonable precautions have been taken to minimize the risk of loss to any reserve fund which is established under the terms of the proposed Standard Contract.

(h) The Specific Bank is qualified to execute the Standard Contract and to participate under the terms of such Standard Contract and the applicable provisions of RSA Chapter 162-A.

Approval. Subject to (1) the execution of the Standard Contract as approved by the Governor and Council on September 2, 1992, by the Authority and an authorized officer of the Specific Bank, and (2) review and acceptance of the executed Standard Contract by an appropriate official of the Office of Attorney General upon receipt of a certificate of registration of the Specific Bank and a resolution of the board of directors of the Specific Bank authorizing execution of the Standard Contract, the Governor and Council approve the proposed execution of the Standard Contract by the Authority and authorize the Authority to take such further action with respect to such proposed execution as is necessary and appropriate to carry out the proposed transaction.

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

Passed and Agreed to September 29, 1998.

GOVERNOR'S COUNCIL ON VOLUNTEERISM

#4 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Normand, authorized to accept and expend $250.00 in donations to assist in the funding for the 1998 New Hampshire Governor's Conference on Volunteerism, and also $10,242.22 in reimbursements from conference co-sponsor, the University of New Hampshire Department of Continuing Education.

OFFICE OF ENERGY AND COMMUNITY SERVICES

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#5 Authorized to enter into a contract with Tri-County Community Action Program, Inc., 30 Exchange Street, Berlin, NH, as a grant recipient under the Head Start Program from September 1, 1998 to June 30, 1999 in an amount not to exceed $42,912.00. Further authorized to advance the sub-grantee $3,576.00. This will enable the program to operate between monthly reimbursements from the State.

#6 Authorized to enter into a contract with Strafford County Community Action Committee, Inc., Strafford County Court House, PO Box 160, Dover, NH, as a grant recipient under the Head Start Program from September 1, 1998 to June 30, 1999 in an amount not to exceed $40,912.00. Further authorized to advance the sub-grantee $3,409.00. This will enable the program to operate between monthly reimbursements from the State.

#7 Authorized to enter into a contract with Rockingham Community Action Committee, Inc., 7 Junkins Avenue, Portsmouth, NH as a grant recipient under the Head Start Program from September 1, 1998 to June 30, 1999 in an amount not to exceed $25,972.00. (2) Further authorized to advance the sub-grantee $2,164.00. This will enable the program to operate between monthly reimbursements from the State.

#8 Authorized to enter into a contract with Southern New Hampshire Services, 40 Pine Street, PO Box 5040, Manchester, NH as a grant recipient under the Head Start Program from September 1, 1998 to June 30, 1999 in an amount not to exceed $49,394.00. (2) Further authorized to advance the sub-grantee $4116.00. This will enable the program to operate between monthly reimbursements from the State.

#9 Authorized to enter into a contract with Southern New Hampshire Services, 69Z Island Street, PO Box 603, Keene, NH as a grant recipient under the Head Start Program from September 1, 1998 to June 30, 1999 in an amount not to exceed $32,983.00. (2) Further authorized to advance the sub-grantee $2,749.00. This will enable the program to operate between monthly reimbursements from the State.

#10 Authorized to enter into a contract with Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties, Inc., 2 Industrial Park Drive, PO Box 1060, Concord, NH as a grant recipient under the Head Start Program from September 1, 1998 to June 30, 1999 in an amount not to exceed $37,672.00. (2) Further authorized to advance the sub-grantee $3,139.00. This will enable the program to operate between monthly reimbursements from the State.

#11 Authorized to enter into a contract with The Town of Londonderry to complete the installation of eligible Energy Conservation Measures as outlined in the letter of September 11, 1998 through June 39, 1999, in an amount not to exceed $6,500.00.

OFFICE OF STATE PLANNING

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#12 Authorized the Department of Transportation to provide the Office of State Planning with $5,000 through June 30, 1999 for maintenance and support of the GRANIT project at the University of New Hampshire. (2) Further authorized to accept and expend these funds for maintenance and support of the GRANIT project at the University of New Hampshire.

#13 Authorized Governor's Recycling Program to conduct a one day conference on Wednesday, October 21, 1998, at the Wayfarer Inn, 121 South River Road, Bedford, NH in order to assist New Hampshire municipal officials with the development and expansion of their recycling programs, total cost of the conference not to exceed $6,000. Further authorized to accept and expend funds received as registration fees ($15 per person) Charged to participants to help defray conference expenses.

#14 Authorized to enter into an Agreement with the Town of Seabrook, New Hampshire, in the amount of $5,000.00 under the provisions of the New Hampshire Estuaries Program through December 31, 1998. The Town of Seabrook has applied for these funds in order to conduct a salt marsh restoration project in the vicinity of Cross Beach Road.

#15 Authorized to enter into an Agreement with the City of Portsmouth, NH, in the amount of $18,000.00 under the provisions of the New Hampshire Estuaries Program through March 31, 1999. These funds would complete Phase 2 (construction) of the Edmond Avenue Restoration Project.

#16 Authorized to enter into an Agreement with the Lakes Region Planning Commission, 103 Main Street, Suite 3, Meredith, NH through September 30, 1999, in the amount of $1,500. The work tasks under this contract will enable the Region to continue their effort to address local floodplain management issues.

#17 Authorized to enter an Agreement with North Country Council, Inc., located at The Cottage at the Rocks, 107 Glessner Road, Bethlehem, NH through September 30, 1999, in the amount of $1,500. The work tasks under this contract will enable the Region to continue their effort to address local floodplain management issues.

#18 Authorized to AMEND an existing agreement with the Exeter Area Chamber of Commerce [initially approved on July 18, 1997 (Item #5)], by changing the completion date from September 30, 1998 to December 31, 1998. No additional state or federal funds are required by this action.

#19 Authorized to RETROACIVELY AMEND an existing agreement with the Town of Newport, NH [initially approved August 16, 1995 (Item D)], by extending the completion date from June 30, 1998 to December 31, 1998. No additional state or federal funds are required by this action.

#20 Authorized for out of state of travel throughout the New England area from October 1, 1998 through December 31, 1998.

OFFICE OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#21 Authorized the nomination for promotion to the rank of Major, New Hampshire Air National Guard, Captain George R. Mackey.

#22 Authorized the nomination for promotion to the rank of Major, New Hampshire Air National Guard, Captain Daniel D. McMackin.

#23 Authorized the nomination for promotion to the rank of Major, New Hampshire Air National Guard, Captain Laurie M. Farris.

#24 Authorized the nomination for promotion to the rank of Major, New Hampshire Air National Guard, Captain Thomas C. Blake.

#25 Authorized the nomination for promotion to the rank of Major, New Hampshire Air National Guard, Captain William L. Walker.

#26 Authorized the confirmation to the rank of Major, New Hampshire Air National Guard, Captain Jeanne W. Hill.

#27 Authorized the confirmation to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, New Hampshire Army National Guard, MAJ Bryan Clements.

#28 Authorized the confirmation to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, New Hampshire Army National Guard, MAJ Thomas M. Dunn.

#29 Authorized the confirmation to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, New Hampshire Army National Guard, MAJ Paul Estavillo.

#30 Authorized the confirmation to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, New Hampshire Army National Guard, MAJ Thomas Haydon.

#31 Authorized the confirmation to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, New Hampshire Army National Guard, MAJ Timothy Allen.

#31A Authorized to enter into a contract with Eclipse Construction, Inc., Bedford, NH to construct the USPFO-NH Warehouse Building No. L Upgrade, at the New Hampshire Army National Guard, State Military Reservation, Concord, NH at a cost of $418,334.00. The Federal Government at the rate of 100% shall reimburse the cost of this contract to the State. (2) Authorized to expend up to an additional $41,834.00 to pay for contingencies which may arise during the contracted work, which contingencies were not foreseen or specifically covered under the contract. The Federal Government at the rate of 100% shall reimburse the cost of this contract to the State.

#31B Authorized to enter into a contract with Eclipse Construction, Inc., Bedford, NH to construct a Cold Weather Vehicle Storage Building at the New Hampshire State Armory, Littleton, NH, at a cost of $160,000.00. The Federal Government at the rate of 100% shall reimburse the cost of this contract to the State. Authorized to expend to an additional $16,000.00 to pay for contingencies which may arise during the contracted work, which contingencies were not foreseen or specifically covered under the contract. The Federal Government at the rate of 100% shall reimburse the costs for contingencies to the State.

#32 Authorized to establish an Accounting Technician position and a Building Service Worker II position through June 30, 1999, as specified in the letter dated August 7, 1998. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#33 Authorized Bureau of Court Facilities, to contract with Sprague Floor Coverings, Inc., of Stratham, NH, in the amount not exceed $5,785. through December 31, 1998. This contract provides services for refurbishing the Exeter District Court offices and courtrooms with carpeting and window blinds.

#33A Authorized to AMEND a current contract with Cellco Partnership, d/b/a Bell Atlantic Nynex Mobile, Woburn, MA for cellular telecommunication services. The term of this contract is two years.

#33B Authorized to enter into a license agreement for computer software products with BMC Software, 2101 City West Blvd., Houston, Texas in the amount of $53,650 through June 30, 2002.

#33C Authorized to enter into a license agreement for computer software products with Chicago-Soft, Ltd., 6232 North Pulaski Rd., Suite 402, Chicago, Illinois in the amount of $30,720 through June 30, 2002.

#33D Authorized Div. of Personnel to enter into a contract with Employee Benefit Management, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $50,000 per year for the period January 1, 1999 through December 31, 1999.

#34 Authorized, pursuant to RSA 94:2, an annual salary step to Thomas Martin from Group O, Step 4 ($60,800) to Group O, Step Maximum ($63,800), effective October 22, 1998.

#35 Authorized, pursuant to RSA 94:3, an annual salary increase (step) to Carol Holahan from Group P, Step 4 ($68,972) to Group P, Step Maximum ($72,206), effective October 9, 1998.

#36 Authorized to issue a Working Capital Warrant in the amount of $370,000,000.00 to cover expenditures for the Month of October 1998. (2) Authorized acceptance of Working Capitol Warrant No. 99-2 reporting expenditures of $220,074,966.19 for the Month of July and recommends the balance of $114,925,033.81 is lapsed.

#37 Authorized list of agency transfers for Fiscal Year 1999 during the month of August 1998.

DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL AFFAIRS

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#38 TABLED-The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Normand, seconded by Councilor Streeter, voted to TABLE the request to enter into a contract with the Town of Newington for the project "ARCHEOLOGICAL SURVEY OF WESTERN NEWINGTON". The Federal Historic Preservation Fund contract amount of $7,200.00 will be matched at a ratio of 60/40 by the Town of Newington with donated services and expenses through August 31, 1999.

#39 Authorized Div. of Libraries, to RETROACTIVELY send up to four people to the Fall Cosline Conference in West Greenwich, Rhode Island for the period of September 27 to September 29, 1998, at a cost of $1,062.

#40 Authorized Div. of Libraries to make "Automated System Grant" awards totaling $20,783, to 41 public libraries located through the state. This grant will help ensure that this valuable service will continue and to further encourage libraries to loan books to others.

#41 Authorized Div. of Arts to grant an award to Newport Opera House Association upon Governor and Council approval in the amount of $5,000. This grant will assist with the administrative expenses associated with the hiring of a new Executive Director.

#42 Authorized Div. of Arts to grant an award to Manchester Choral Society upon Governor and Council approval in the amount of $5,545. This grant will support the new position of part time Development Director and to be applied toward the 1998-1999 concert season.

#43 Authorized Div. of Arts to grant an award to Granite State Symphony Orchestra upon Governor and Council approval in the amount of $5,000. These funds will support the new position of executive Director for the Symphony.

#44 Authorized Div. of Arts to grant an award to North Forest Heritage Park Trust upon Governor and Council approval in the amount of $8,000. These funds will assist with the building of the amphitheatre for use in the arts programming for the site.

#45 Authorized Div. of Arts to grant an award to Capitol Center for the Arts upon Governor and Council approval in the amount of $7,000. These funds will assist with the continued work to upgrade and maintain this cultural facility.

#46 Authorized Div. of Arts to grant an award to Grand Monadncok Arts Council upon Governor and Council approval in the amount of $6,300. These funds will support the growth of the GMAC's four programs; Arts in Schools: Art Walk, Art is Everywhere: Arts for Special Audiences: and Special Projects.

#47 Authorized Div. of Arts to grant an award to Friends of the Music Hall, Portsmouth upon Governor and Council approval in the amount of $6,300. These funds will assist with the presentation of a major dance series that highlights the importance of dance as an art form and its impact on the Seacoast community.

#48 Authorized Div. of Arts to grant an award to Nashua Symphony Orchestra upon Governor and Council approval in the amount of $9,000. These funds will support the organization's 75th Diamond Jubilee Anniversary.

#49 Authorized Div. of Arts to grant an award to Pontine Movement Theatre upon Governor and Council approval in the amount of $9,000. These funds will support Pontine's 1998-99 state wide touring program.

#50 Authorized Div. of Arts to grant an award to North Country Center for the Arts upon Governor and Council approval in the amount of $6,300. These funds will support the expansion of the gallery to year-round, expand the North Country Center for the Arts Performance Series to a year-round program including a Fall-Winter Performance Series.

#51 Authorized Div. of Arts to grant an award to Saint Anselm College upon Governor and Council approval in the amount of $9,000. These funds will allow the Dana Center's Distinguished Artists Series, to increase significantly the quality and diversity of cultural and educational programming for the greater Manchester community.

#52 Authorized Div. of Arts to grant an award to Belknap Mill Society upon Governor and Council approval in the amount of $8,378. These funds will assist with the hiring of a part-time staff person that will allow the center to be open in the evenings and weekends; for the purchase of ultra-violet filters to be used in the gallery and permanent exhibit; and for enlarged photographs and label replacements for the exhibits.

#53 Authorized Div. of Arts to grant an award to AVA Gallery and Art Center upon Governor and Council approval in the amount of $9,000. These funds will help support the upgrading and networking of AVA's computer systems, the production of a new membership brochure, and events surrounding the gallery's 25th anniversary celebration in the Fall of 1998.

#54 Authorized Div. of Arts to grant an award to Apple Hill Center for Chamber Music upon Governor and Council approval in the amount of $6,300. These funds will support Apple Hill's 1999 Summer Chamber Music Festival.

#55 Authorized Div. of Arts to grant an award to Andy's Summer Playhouse upon Governor and Council approval in the amount of $6,300. These funds will support Andy's summer arts programs for children during their 1999 season.

DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE ADMINISTRATION

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#56 Authorized request for blanket travel authority, [initially approved on June 10, 1998 (item #18)], be renewed for the period of October/November/December 1998, to permit the Audit Division to have more than one person at a time on out-of-state travel status, in connection with their normal status duties, removing the requirement that Governor and Council approval be obtained in advance of each trip.

#57 Authorized request for blanket travel authority, [initially approved on June 10, 1998 (item #19)], be renewed for the period of October/November/December 1998, to permit the Collection Division to have more than one person at a time on out-of-state travel status, in connection with their normal status duties, removing the requirement that Governor and Council approval be obtained in advance of each trip.

TREASURY DEPARTMENT

#58 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY approve contract with New England Service Source in the amount of $3,325. This provides for a service contract for a Local Area Network running Windows NT server 4.0 and handle NT domain logins and a Microsoft Exchange server. SOLE SOURCE

#59 Authorized to set the salary of Paul W. Ruse for appointment to the position of Chief Deputy Treasurer at the maximum of Group N ($60,361) effective October 1, 1998.

#60 Authorized to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated and the State Treasurer to issue a check pursuant to RSA 6:10-c. The check is issued to Stephen R. Goldman, Esquire in the amount of $986.95.

#61 Authorized blanket travel through December 1998 for the Audit Section. This permission is being requested so that more than one person at a time may travel out of state in connection with their normal state audit duties, thus removing the requirement that Governor and Council approve each trip in advance.

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#62 Authorized to expend $36,000 from the general fund to pay unanticipated litigation costs incurred in the case of Smith v. Department of Revenue Administration, as specified in the letter dated July 30, 1998.

#63 Authorized to grant funds to the Cheshire Mediation in the amount $35,014 to provide for a victim/offender mediation program for two juvenile courts in Cheshire County.

#64 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY approve a salary increment of $2,585 to Jennifer B. Gavilondo, Assistant Attorney General (Position #9U056) effective to August 20, 1998.

OFFICE OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

#65 The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Streeter, seconded by Councilor Normand, voted to accept and expend Supplemental Disaster Assistance funds in the amount of $2,720,086.00 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency for the period January 20, 1998 through June 30, 2001.

#42 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Normand, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, voted to remove Item #42 from Table. Councilor Normand, seconded by Councilor Burton, voted to approve with Councilor Streeter, voting NO, the service contract with Wright Communications, Inc. in the amount of $11,925.00 through September 30, 1999.

HIGHWAY SAFETY AGENCY

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#66 Authorized to enter into a contractual agreement with the Safety and Health Council of New Hampshire in the amount of $23,510.00 through September 30, 1999, to serve as the coordinating agency for the New Hampshire Network of employers for Traffic Safety. SOLE SOURCE

INSURANCE DEPARTMENT

#67 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Normand, with Councilor Streeter voting NO authorized to enter an agreement in the amount of $10,000 with Charles Armour, for personal services. This agreement will support the Department with a number of application development projects consistent with our strategic Information Technology Plan approved 4/1/98 and DITM No. 99-021. SOLE SOURCE

LIQUOR COMMISSION

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#67A Authorized to enter into a contract with ACR Systems, Jacksonville, FL in the amount of $2,996,395.03 for Point of Sale service for all 73 stores in the State. Service will begin upon Governor and Council approval with an estimated completion date of June 1999.

#67B Authorized to enter a contract with Digital Equipment Corporation, Lexington, MA for Communications Services for all of the 73 stores in the amount of $476,144.00. Service will begin upon Governor and Council approval with an estimated completion date of June 1999.

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

#156 from Table. Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Streeter, voted to approve with Councilor Streeter, voting NO, the service contract with Wright Communications, Inc. in the amount of $11,925.00 through September 30, 1999.

PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#68 Authorized to accept a gift on behalf of the State in the amount of $1,960.00 for travel related expenses. Commissioner Susan S. Geiger will be traveling to White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia to participate on a panel entitled "Single Tariff Pricing in the Water Industry" sponsored by National Association of Water Companies.

#68A Authorized to RETROACTIVELY accept a gift on behalf of the State in the amount of $570.00 for travel related expenses. Thomas B. Getz, Executive Director & Secretary will be traveling to New Orleans, Louisiana to participate in a conference sponsored by the Center for Business Intelligence on September 24-25, 1998. The Center for Business Intelligence will pay for the cost of travel and lodging.

#68B Authorized to RETROACTIVELY accept a gift on behalf of the State in the amount of $1,132.00 for travel related expenses. Commissioner Bruce B. Ellsworth traveled to Richmond, VA to attend the U.S. Department of Transportation's Office of the Pipeline Safety meeting on Local Distribution Company Risk Assessment Quality Action Teams, with the cost of transportation, meals and lodging paid for by DOT.

OFFICE OF CONSUMER ADVOCATE

#69 Authorized for Blanket Approval to travel out-of-state with minimum incidental expenses for more than one person for the second quarter FY 99. Travel that may require more than one person from the Office of Consumer Advocate includes Court sessions, conferences on utility and telecommunications issues; utility workshops and meetings sponsored by other New England states, generally at their headquarters.

DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#70 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Normand, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, authorized "Reaccredidation" contract and Addendum #1 between the NH Department of Corrections and the American Correctional Association at a total cost of $28,240.10. This Program offers the opportunity to evaluate New Hampshire's corrections operations against national standards and to remedy any deficiencies and upgrade the quality of correctional services. SOLE SOURCE

#71 Authorized to enter into contract with McIntosh College, 181 Silver Street, Dover, NH in an amount up to $8,362.60 for the purpose of holding a 3 day Department Planning Retreat to shape the direction the Department should move as they approach the 21st century and to develop a strategy and plan to implement their mission.

#71A Authorized to add John Messinger, DDS, 9 Ivy Lane, Plymouth, NH and Gregory S. Colpitts, DMD, 5 Wheeler Road, Bow, NH to the list of Dental Consultants for Fiscal Year 1999 as indicated in letter of September 10, 1998.

#72 Authorized to approve the request of the Department to continue a Victim Services Coordinator position through June 30, 1999 as specified in letter dated August 20, 1998. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

#73 Authorized a salary increment for Jane Coplan, Superintendent, NH State Prison for Women, from $53,455, Group M, Step 4, to $56,042, Group M, Maximum Step, effective November 1, 1998, her anniversary date.

EMPLOYMENT SECURITY

#74 Authorized to accept funds in the amount of $165,000.00 through June 30, 1999, from the United States Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration for continuing services under the Unemployment Insurance Program.

#75 Authorized to expend $693.88 in available Fiscal Year 1999 in-state travel funds to reimburse employee mileage costs which occurred prior to May 31, 1998.

#76 Authorized to enter into an amended Lease/Purchase agreement with Alvan A. & Kathleen J. Traffie for an additional $34,810.00 in one time costs associated with the NHES Conway Local Job and Information Center through September 30, 1998.

FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT

#77 Authorized to expend $218,000 from excess OHRV registration fees, as specified in letter of August 6, 1998. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

#78 Authorized to transfer $1,000 from the Fish and Game Fund to class 47 to fund additional Own Forces Maintenance costs as specified in the letter of July 27, 1998.

#79 Authorized to enter into a contract with J.G.E. Enterprises, Inc. of Manchester, NH for $104,721.00. The purpose of this contract is to construct a public boat access facility at Lambert Park (Merrimack River) in Hooksett, NH. (2) Authorized approval of contingency in the amount of $11,279.00 for payment of latent conditions that may occur during construction of the project.

#80 Authorized to enter into a contract with AirScan, Inc., Titusville, Florida in the amount of $52,780.00 through December 31, 1998, for the purpose of conducting an aerial infrared survey of moose in northern New Hampshire. SOLE SOURCE

#80A Authorized to enter into the memorandum of agreement with the US Department of Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service in the amount of $9,000 in federal funds. (2) Authorized to enter into the memorandum of agreement with Fish America Foundation amount of $10,000 in private funds. Both memorandum of agreement s are to be effective through September 30, 1999.

#81 Authorized to establish a Program Assistant II position through June 30, 1999, as specified in letter dated July 7, 1998. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

#82 Authorized three Inland Fisheries personnel (Duncan McInnes, Inland Fisheries Programs Administrator Jonathan Greenwood, Fisheries Biologist; Ken Sprankle, Fisheries Biologist; (or their designees) to travel to Massachusetts and or Connecticut to attend up to six Connecticut River Technical Committee or special Connecticut river meetings from through December 31, 1998.

#83 Authorized up to four Fisheries personnel (Carleton Auer, Biological Aide; Robert Fawcett, Supervisor of Hatcheries; Jonathan Greenwood, Fisheries Biologist; Jay Hendee, Hatchery Biologist; or their designees) to travel throughout the Northeast to pick up fish and/or fish eggs for use in our hatcheries and stocking programs through December 31, 1998.

#84 Authorized up to two Inland Fisheries personnel (Steve Wheeler, Fisheries Biologist; Jonathan Greenwood, Fisheries Biologist or their designees) to travel to Maine to attend up to three Saco River Anadromous Coordination Committee meetings through December 31, 1998.

#85 Authorized up to three Inland Fisheries personnel (Duncan McInnes, Inland Fisheries Programs Administrator, Jonathan Greenwood, Fisheries Biologist; Carleton Auer, Biological Aide; or their designees) to travel to Massachusetts to participate in the Cooperative Program to Restore Atlantic Salmon and American Shad to the Merrimack River through December 31, 1998.

#86 Authorized up to five Department personnel (Jeff Marston, Conservation Officer, Robert Babula, Conservation Officer; Douglas Grout, Marine Biologist; Bruce Smith, Marine Biologist; John I. Nelson, Chief of Marine Fisheries, or their designee) assigned to the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission to travel throughout New England, mid-Atlantic and south Atlantic states to attend up to sixteen meetings through December 31, 1998.

#87 Authorized two Departments personnel (Bruce Smith, Marine Biologist; John I. Nelson, Chief of Marine Fisheries) assigned to the New England Fishery Management Council to travel throughout New England to attend up to twelve meetings through December 31, 1998.

DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

#88 Authorized Div. of Parks and Recreation, to accept and expend fees associated with the annual Northeast State Park Directors meeting that is scheduled to be held in Portsmouth June 2-4, 1999.

#89 Authorized to accept an allotment of Federal funds for the time period of October 1, 1997-September 30, 1998, under the Cooperative Forestry Assistance Act of 1978, PL 95-313, in the amount of $1,000.00.

#90 Authorized to accept an additional allotment of federal funds for the period May 1, 1998-September 30, 2001 under the Cooperative Forest Assistance Act of 1978, PL 95-313, Forest Stewardship in the amount of $100,000.

#91 Authorized Div. of Parks & Recreation to accept and expend the donation of $200.00 from Cynthia N. Smith for the State Park Benches program.

#92 Authorized to AMEND the contract with Barradas, Yeaton & Wold, Inc. of Portsmouth, NH, for advertising and promotion services, involving broadcast and print media, literature design and production for the Office of Travel and Tourism Development and the Bureau of Ski Operations for the period from July 1, 1997 to June 30, 1999 by increasing the funding by $427,000.00 for a new total of $1,477,000.00.

#93 Authorized to enter into contract with M.J. Murphy and Sons, Somersworth, NH, for the amount of $7,490.00, through October 31, 1998 for roof replacement of the Urban Forestry Center, Portsmouth, NH.

#94 Authorized Div. of Parks and Recreation to enter into an agreement with the New England Paragliding Club which will permit hand-gliding and paragliding at Cannon Mountain in Franconia Notch State Park, and authorized the transport of hand-gliders, paragliders and their respective pilots on the Cannon Mountain aerial tramway to the summit for the purpose of flying. The term of the agreement is from Governor and Council approval to June 10, 2003.

#95 Authorized lease between the Department, acting as the administrative agency for Mount Washington Commission, and Mount Washington Observatory for a portion of the Sherman Adams Building on the summit of Mount Washington. In consideration for this lease the Mount Washington Observatory agrees to pay the sum of One Dollar ($1.00) plus 10% of gross full-priced sales. The term of the lease is for five years from Governor and Council approval with the Observatory having the option to renew the lease for two additional five-year terms subject to Governor and Council approval.

#96 Authorized Div. of Parks and Recreation to enter into Lease/Purchase agreement with Fidelity Leasing, Inc., for a new phone system at Cannon Mountain. The term of the lease is for a five-year period through September 30, 2003 at $634.01 per month for a total of $38,040.69 for the full term.

#97 Authorized Div. of Parks and Recreation, Bureau of Trails to enter into Grant-in Aid Equipment Contracts with the snowmobile clubs as specified in letter of September 17, 1998

#98 Authorized Div. of Parks and Recreation, Trails Bureau to extend their National Recreational Trails Fund contract with Friends of Pisgah for maintenance along the Fort Hill Recreational Trail, which was approved by the Governor and Executive Council on September 18, 1996, (Item #95) to the period ending September 30, 1999.

#99 Authorized Div. of Parks & Recreation, Trails Bureau to extend their National Recreational Trails Fund contract with the City of Dover for trail maintenance along the Bellamy River Trail, which was approved by the Governor and Executive Council on September 18, 1996, (Item #95) to the period ending September 30, 1999.

#100 Authorized to award the grants under the Joint Promotional Program in the total amount of $235,958.42 to the organizations named and in the amounts specified in letter of September 16, 1998

#101 Authorized Office of Travel and Tourism Development permission for Lauri E. Ostrander, Director and Andrea W. Tindal, Assistant Director to travel out-of-state at the same time to attend Discover New England board meetings, and other functions associated with travel promotions, and regional efforts during the period from October 1, 1998 to December 30, 1998.

DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

#102 Authorized Water Division to accept and expend additional funding from water users for the period through June 30, 1999. These funds are the prorated, negotiated share of streamflow gaging expenses. Further authorized the Director of Account Services to budget as indicated in letter of September 4, 1998.

#102A Authorized Water Div. to expend funds not to exceed $70,000 from the State Dam Maintenance Fund, as established under RSA 481:55, for the upgrading of Hawkins Pond Dam in Center Harbor. Further authorized that the work be done on a force account basis and authorized the Director of Accounting Services to encumber the amount of $70,000 through June 30, 1999, for inter-governmental drawdowns for fund 25.

#103 Authorized Water Division to accept a grant in the amount of $13,965 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency for the continuation of on-going efforts to encourage the establishment and maintenance of effective State dam safety programs which are in the interest of improving safety of non-Federal dams effective upon Governor and Executive Council approval for a period of 12 months.

#104 Authorized Water Resources Council, under RSA 481:3-9, to budget additional water user fees through June 30, 1999. Further authorized the Director of Accounting Services to budget as indicated in letter of September 4, 1998.

#105 Authorized Waste Management Division to make a budget adjustment in the amount of $510,000 through June 30, 1999, to the Oil Pollution Control Fund, established under RSA 146-A:11-a, for the purpose of budgeting expenditures for a contractual agreement and to adjust for anticipated shortfalls for FY 1999 equipment needs. (2) Further authorized the Director of Accounting Services to budget the funds in FY 1999 as indicated in letter of September 17, 1998.

#106 Authorized to enter into an agreement with GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc. in the amount of $10,100.00 through June 30, 2000, to provide personnel protection, health and safety refresher training.

#106A Authorized Water Resources Council to enter into a stumpage sale contract with Glen P. Merrill of Glen Merrill Logging, PO Box 3, Pittsburg, NH. This contract is effective upon approval through April 1, 1999. This contract concerns the sale of timber from land managed by the DES as part of the Connecticut-Coos Project (Murphy Dam) in Pittsburg. Revenues to be received are estimated at $11,260.

#107 Authorized loan agreement between the Department and the Town of Sunapee in the amount of $644,074 under the provisions of RSA 486:14 and NH Admin Rules Env-C 500 effective upon approval by Governor & Council. This agreement is to borrow from the State's new Drinking Water Revolving Fund Program for the purpose of financing the design and construction of water supply wells and related piping to connect to the Town's distribution system and the construction of a water treatment facility.

#108 Authorized loan agreement between the Department and the Town of Greenville in the amount of $875,000 under the provisions of RSA 486:14 and NH Admin Rules Env-C 500 effective upon approval by Governor & Council. This agreement is to borrow from the State's new Drinking Water Revolving Fund Program for the purpose of financing improvements to their water treatment plant, distribution system and storage facilities.

#109 Authorized loan agreement between the Department and the Town of Epping in the amount of $550,000 under the provisions of RSA 486:14 and NH Admin Rules Env-C 500 effective upon approval by Governor & Council. This agreement is to borrow from the State's new Drinking Water Revolving Fund Program for the purpose of financing the design and construction of water supply wells and related piping to connect to the Town's distribution system.

#110 Authorized loan agreement between the Department and the City of Dover in the amount of $250,000 under the provisions of RSA 486:14 and NH Admin Rules Env-C 500 effective upon approval by Governor & Council. This agreement is to borrow from the State's new Drinking Water Revolving Fund Program for the purpose of financing the construction of an air stripping treatment system for the Griffin Well.

#111 Authorized loan agreement between the Department and the Town of Bristol in the amount of $153,356 under the provisions of RSA 486:14 and NH Admin Rules Env-C 500 effective upon approval by Governor & Council. This agreement is to borrow from the State's new Drinking Water Revolving Fund Program for the purpose of financing the construction of a backup well and the connection to the distribution system.

#112 Authorized loan agreement between the Department and the Town of Farmington in the amount of $650,000 under the provisions of RSA 486:14 and NH Admin Rules Env-C 500 effective upon approval by Governor & Council. This agreement is to borrow from the State's new Drinking Water Revolving Fund Program for the purpose of financing the design and construction of two gravel packed wells and related treatment and piping to connect to the Town's distribution system.

#113 Authorized to enter into a Memorandum of Agreement with the Association of State Dam Safety Officials and to accept $1,700, through June 30, 1999. This agreement is to update the State's specific data pertinent to dams located in New Hampshire.

#114 Authorized to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the New Hampshire Department of resources and Economic Development in the amount of $9,000 through December 31, 1999. This agreement will provide for the installation of erosion controls at Mount Sunapee State Park in the vicinity of the base area parking and at Franconia Notch State Park within the Lafayette Campground and along the Pemigewasset River.

#115 Authorized Waste Management Division to reclassify a Word Processing Operator II to a Data Processing Supervisor I. This classification would result in an upgrade from an LG-11 to an LG-14 for the salary difference of $2,320.

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

#116 Authorized to award 27 grants totaling $1,654,995, effective January 1, 1999 to June 30, 2000, as specified in letter of September 15, 1998. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

OFFICE OF HEALTH MANAGEMENT

#117 Authorized Bureau of Health Risk Assessment to enter into a contract with The Way Home, Manchester, NH in the amount of $30,470 through June 30, 1999. This contract will provide for community based lead poisoning prevention services.

#118 Authorized Office of Health Management to contract with the New Hampshire Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence, 2 South State Street, Concord, NH in the amount of $357,866, through September 30, 2000. This is a 2-year contract with the option to renew for one additional year if parties agree.

#119 Authorized Bureau of Family and Community Health to AMEND an existing agreement with Northern New Hampshire Mental Health and Developmental Services, Inc. of Conway, NH, [initially approved June 25, 1997 (Item #215)] by increasing the dollar amount by $13,947, from $312,848 to $326,795. This amendment will become effective upon Governor and Council approval.

#120 Authorized Bureau of Family and Community Health to AMEND an existing agreement with Health First Family Care Center of Franklin, NH [initially approved on June 25, 1997 (Item #217) and amended on April 29, 1998 (Item #53)] by increasing the dollar amount by $9,000, from $618,820 to $627,820. This amendment will become effective up Governor and Council approval.

#121 Authorized Bureau of Family and Community Health, to AMEND an existing agreement with Concord Hospital of Concord, NH, [initially approved on June 25, 2997 (Item #220) and amended on May 13, 1998 (Item #67)], by increasing the dollar amount by $13,947, from $803,668 to $817,615. This amendment will become effective on Governor and Council approval.

#122 Authorized Bureau of Family and Community Health to AMEND an existing agreement with Community Action Program Belknap Merrimack Counties, Inc., Concord, NH [initially approved June 25, 1997 (Item #219) and amended on January 8, 1998, (Item #66, and amended on May 13, 1998 (Item #65)], by increasing the dollar amount by $21,202, from $442,024 to $463,226. This amendment will become effective on Governor and Council approval.

#123 Authorized Bureau of Family and Community Health to AMEND an existing agreement with Ammonoosuc Community Health Services of Littleton, NH [initially approved on June 25, 1997 (Item #209) and amended on January 8, 1998, (Item #64) and amended on April 25, 1998 (Item #51)], by increasing the dollar amount by $22,947, from $1,029,058 to $1,052,005. This amendment will become effective on Governor and Council approval.

#124 Authorized Bureau of Family and Community Health to AMEND an existing agreement with Coos County Family Health Services, Inc. of Berlin, NH [initially approved June 25, 2997 (Item #218) and amended on September 4, 1997 (Item #64) and amended on April 15, 1998 (Item #57)], by increasing the dollar amount by $26,947, from $621,675 to $648,622. This amendment will become effective on Governor and Council approval.

#125 Authorized Bureau of Disease Prevention and Control to grant Melissa Johnson, Assistant State Epidemiologist, a timely cash advance. This cash advance $1720.00 is to cover the cost of hotel and miscellaneous outlay which will be incurred when she attends the training "Epidemiology in Action" in Atlanta, Ga. from November 1, 1998 through November 13, 1998.

#126 Authorized Office of Family Services, Children, Youth and Families to accept and expend federal grant funds in the amount of $117,011, available from the U.S. Dept of Health and Human Services, under the Family Violence Prevention and Services Act as amended through June 30, 1999, and further authorized the Comptroller to allocate and budget funds as indicated in letter of September 3, 1998.

#127 Authorized Office of Family Services, Children, Youth and Families to expend up to $4,800 to send 50 staff to the Sixth Annual Conference on Child Abuse sponsored by the NH Attorney General's Task Force on Child Abuse and Neglect. The Conference is to be held at the Waterville Valley Conference Center, Waterville Valley, NH on October 22 and 23, 1998. The Conference will have multiple workshops on a variety of topics including causes of abuse, investigating abuse cases, and preventing child abuse.

#128 Authorized a travel reimbursement payment to Deborah Houle, Rochester, NH a Governor appointed member of the OJJDP State Advisory Group, Office of Family Services, Children, Youth and Families, in the amount of $72.15 for travel incurred in SFY 1998 from SFY 1999 funds.

#129 Authorized Div. of Elderly and Adult Services to AMEND an existing agreement with Community Council of Senior Citizens, Portsmouth, NH provide Counseling Services [initially approved on August 12, 1998, retroactive to July 1, 1998 (Item #151)], by increasing the contract by $62.02 from $2,756.25 to $2,818.27 effective October 1, 1998.

#130 Authorized Div. of Elderly and Adult Services to AMEND an existing agreement with Newport Senior Center, Inc., Newport, NH to provide Nutrition, Transportation and Outreach services [initially approved on July 18, 1997, retroactive to July 1, 1997 (Item #133) and amended and on December 17, 1997, retroactive to October 1, 1997 (Item #90)], by increasing the contract by $8,906.58 from $786,983.15 to $795,889.73 effective October 1, 1998.

#131 Authorized Div. of Elderly and Adult Services to AMEND and existing agreement with Visiting Nurse Alliance of Vermont and NH, White River Junction, VT to provide Homemaker and Home Health Aide services, [initially approved on July 18, 1997, retroactive to July 1, 1997 (Item #164) and amended on December 3, 1997, retroactive to October 1, 1997 (Item #80)], by increasing the contract by $1,411.25 from $126,801.53 to $128,212.78 effective October 1, 1998.

#132 Authorized Div. of Elderly and Adult Services to AMEND an existing agreement with Ossipee Concerned Citizens, Inc., Center Ossipee, NH to provide Nutrition services, [initially approved on July 18, 1997, retroactive to July 1, 1997 (Item #139) and amended on December 3, 1997, retroactive to October 1, 1997 (Item #75)], by increasing the contract by $3,617.43 from $319,635.71 to $323,253.14 effective October 1, 1998.

#133 Authorized Div. of Elderly and Adult Services to AMEND to existing agreement with Crotched Mountain Community Care, Inc., Manchester, NH to provide Foster Grandparent service, [initially approved on July 18, 1997, retroactive to July 1, 1997 (Item #159) and amended on December 3, 1997, retroactive to October 1, 1997 (Item #58)], by increasing the contract by $1,132.87 from $100,095.51 to $101,228.38 effective October 1, 1998.

#134 Authorized Div. of Elderly and Adult Services to AMEND an existing agreement with the Governor's Office of Energy and Community Services, Concord, NH, to provide Energy Assistance, [initially approved July 18, 1997, retroactive to July 1, 1997 (Item #134 and amended on December 17, 1997, retroactive to October 1, 1997 (Item #88)]. by increasing the contract by $124.03 from $10,959.38 to $11,083.41 effective October 1, 1998.

#135 Authorized Div. of Elderly and Adult Services to AMEND an existing agreement with the Governor's Office of Energy and Home Health and Hospice Care, Nashua, NH, to provide Homemaker, Adult In-Home Care and Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Respite Care Services, [initially approved July 1, 1997, (Item #153) and amended on December 3, 1997, retroactive to October 1, 1997 (Item #66) and further amended on May 27, 1998 (Item #84)], by increasing the contract by $8,531.54 from $758,014.23 to $766,545.77 effective October 1, 1998.

#136 Authorized Div. of Elderly and Adult Services to AMEND an existing agreement with, Area Homemaker/Home Health Aide Service, Inc., Portsmouth, NH to provide Homemaker, Adult In-Home Care and Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Respite Care services, [initially approved on July 18, 1997, retroactive to July 1, 1997 (Item #132) and amended on December 3, 1997, retroactive to October 1, 1997 (Item #79)], by increasing the contract by $21,642.54 from $1,963,164.56 to $1,984,807.10 effective October 1, 1998.

#137 Authorized Div. of Elderly and Adult Services to AMEND an existing agreement with Visiting Nurse Assoc. Home Health & Hospice Services, Inc., Manchester, NH to provide Home Health Aide, Homemaker, Health Screening, Nursing and Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Respite Care services, [initially approved on July 18, 1997, retroactive to July 1, 1997 (Item #165) and amended on December 3, 1997, retroactive to October 1, 1997 (Item #59)], by increasing the contract by $693.11 from $61,242.06 to $61,935.17 effective October 1, 1998.

#138 Authorized Div. of Elderly and Adult Services to AMEND an existing agreement with the NH Technical Institute, Concord, NH to provide Dental services, [initially approved on July 18, 1997, retroactive to July 1, 1997, (Item #169) and amended on December 17, 1997, retroactive to October 1, 1997 (Item #80)], by increasing the contract by $1,257.21 from $111,086.41 to $112,343.62 effective October 1, 1998.

#139 Authorized Div. of Elderly and Adult Services to AMEND an existing agreement with Southern New Hampshire Services, Inc., Manchester, NH to provide Transportation and Support Services for Retired Senior Volunteer Program, [initially approved on July 18, 1997, retroactive to July 1, 1997 (Item #143) and amended on December 17, 1997, retroactive to October 1, 1997 (Item #96)], by increasing the contract by $424.19 from $37,481.06 to $37,905.25 effective October 1, 1998.

#140 Authorized Div. of Elderly and Adult Services to AMEND an existing agreement with St. Joseph Community Services, Inc., Merrimack, NH to provide Nutrition, Transportation and Support services, [initially approved on July 18, 1997, retroactive to July 1, 1997 (Item #142) and amended on December 3, 1997, retroactive to October 1, 1997 (Item #63)], by increasing the contract by $26,068.38 from $2,303,397.96 to $2,329,466.34 effective October 1, 1998.

#141 Authorized Div. of Elderly and Adult Services to AMEND an existing agreement with The Homemakers of Strafford County, Rochester, NH to provide Homemaker, Adult In-Home Care, Adult Group Day Care and Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Respite Care services, [initially approved on July 18, 1997, retroactive to July 1, 1997 (Item #127) and amended on December 3, 1997, retroactive to October 1, 1997 (Item #81) and further amended on May 27, 1998 (Item #86)], by increasing the contract by $16,831.95 from $1,496,396.96 to $1,513,228.91 effective October 1, 1998.

#142 Authorized Div. of Elderly and Adult Services to AMEND an existing agreement with Carroll County Health and Home Care Services, Ossipee, NH to provide Homemaker, Adult IN-Home Care, Home Health Aide and Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Respite Care services, [initially approved on July 18, 1997, retroactive to July 1, 1997 (Item #174) and amended on December 3, 1997, retroactive to October 1, 1997 (Item #77) and further amended on May 27, 1998 (Item #87)], by increasing the contract by $5,465.30 from $491,957.12 to $497,422.42 effective October 1, 1998.

#143 Authorized Div. of Elderly and Adult Services to AMEND an existing agreement with Strafford County Community Action Committee, Inc., Dover, NH, to provide Transportation and Personal Emergency Response System services, [initially approved on July 18, 1997, retroactive to July 1, 1997 (Item #170) and amended on December 3, 1997, retroactive to October (Item #62)], by increasing the contract by $1,316.98 from $116,368.29 to $117,685.27 effective October 1, 1998

#144 Authorized Div. of Elderly and Adult Services to AMEND an existing agreement with NH Association for the Blind, Concord, NH to provide Low vision services, [initially approved on July 18, 1997, retroactive to July 1, 1997 (Item #173) and amended on December 3, 1997, retroactive to October 1, 1997 (Item #65)], by increasing the contract by $249.95 from $22,085.75 to $22,335.70 effective October 1, 1998.

#145 Authorized Div of Elderly and Adult Services to AMEND an existing agreement with Community Transportation Services, Inc., Claremont, NH to provide Transportation services, [initially approved on July 18, 1997, retroactive to July 1, 1997 (Item #168) and amended on December 17, 1997, retroactive to October 1, 1997 (Item #83)], by increasing the contract by $421.74 from $37,264.76 to $37,686.50 effective October 1, 1998.

#146 Authorized Div. of Elderly and Adult Services to AMEND an existing agreement with Coalition of Strafford County Agencies, Inc., Rochester, NH to provide Homemaker services, [initially approved on July 18, 1997, retroactive to July 1, 1997 (Item #157) and amended on December 3, 1997, retroactive to October 1, 1997 (Item #71)], by increasing the contract by $912.77 from $80,652.65 to $81,565.42 effective October 1, 1998.

#147 Authorized Div. of Elderly and Adult Services to AMEND an existing agreement with Lake Sunapee Community Health Services, New London, NH to provide Homemaker services, [initially approved on July 18, 1997, retroactive to July 1, 1997 (Item #163) and amended on December 3, 1997, retroactive to October 1, 1997 (Item #60)], by increasing the contract by $920.50 from $81,335.22 to $82,255.72 effective October 1, 1998.

#148 Authorized Div. of Elderly and Adult Services to AMEND an existing agreement with Upper Connecticut Valley Hospital Assoc., Colebrook, NH to provide Homemaker and Home Health Aide services, [initially approved on July 18, 1997, retroactive to July 1, 1997 (Item #145) and amended on December 3, 1997, retroactive to October 1, 1997 (Item #73)], by increasing the contract by $727.08 from $65,019.24 to $65,746.32 effective October 1, 1998.

#149 Authorized Div. of Elderly and Adult Services to AMEND an existing agreement with The Friends Program, Inc., Concord, NH to provide Foster Grandparent services, [initially approved on July 18, 1997, retroactive to July 1, 1997 (Item #162) and amended on December 17, 1997, retroactive to October 1, 1997 (Item #89)], by increasing the contract by $727.04 from $64,240.85 to $64,967.89 effective October 1, 1998.

#150 Authorized Div. of Elderly and Adult Services to AMEND an existing agreement with Child and Family Services of NH, Manchester, NH to provide Homemaker and Adult In-Home Care services [initially approved on July 18, 1997, retroactive to July 1, 1997 (Item #131) and amended on December 17, 1997, retroactive to October 1, 1997 (Item #95)], by increasing the contract by $10,507.21 from $937,450.03 to $947,957.24 effective October 1, 1998.

#151 Authorized Div. of Elderly and Adult Service to AMEND an existing agreement with Special Transit Service, Inc., Manchester, NH to provide Transportation services, [initially approved on July 18, 1997, retroactive to July 1, 1997 (Item #128) and amended on December 17, 1997, retroactive to October 1, 1997 (Item #81)], by increasing the contract by $1,873.92 from $165,578.39 to $167,452.31 effective October 1, 1998.

#152 Authorized Div. of Elderly and Adult Services to AMEND an existing agreement with Riverbend Community Mental Health, Inc., Concord, NH to provide Transportation and Support Services for Retired Senior Volunteer Program [initially approved on July 18, 1997 retroactive to July 1, 1997 (Item #136 and amended on December 17, 1997, retroactive to October 1, 1997 (Item #85)], by increasing the contract by $355.13 from $31,379.30 to $31,734.43, effective October 1, 1998.

#153 Authorized Div. of Elderly and Adult Services to AMEND an existing agreement with Tri-County Community Action Program, Inc., Berlin NH to provide Transportation, Nutrition, Transportation and Support Services for Retired Senior Volunteer Program and case management and assessment services by the North Country Alzheimer's Partnership, [initially approved on July 18, 1997, retroactive to July 1, 1997 (Item #135) and amended on December 3, 1997, retroactive to October 1, 1997 (Item #87)], by increasing the contract by $12,400.50 from $1,095,706.84 to $1,108,107.34 effective October 1, 1998.

#154 Authorized Div. of Elderly and Adult Services to AMEND an existing agreement with North Conway Community Center, North Conway, NH to provide Transportation and Transportation and Support Services for the Retired Senior Volunteer Program, [initially approved on July 18, 1997, retroactive to July 1, 1997 (Item #160) and amended on December 3, 1997, retroactive to October 1, 1997 (Item #61)], by increasing the contract by $531.28 from $46,943.34 to $47,474.62 effective October 1, 1998.

#155 Authorized Div. of Elderly and Adult Services to AMEND an existing agreement with Newfound Area Nursing Assoc., Bristol, NH to provide Homemaker and Home Health Aide services, [initially approved on July 18, 1997, retroactive to July 1, 1997 (Item #146 and amended on December 3, 1997, retroactive to October 1, 1997 (Item #76)], by increasing the contract by $387.34 from $35,197.34 to $35,595.68 effective October 1, 1998.

#156 Authorized Div. of Elderly and Adult Services to AMEND an existing agreement with Androscoggin Valley Home Care Services, Berlin, NH to provide Homemaker, Home Health Aide, Adult In-Home Care and Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Respite Care services, [initially approved on July 18, 1997, retroactive to July 1, 1997 (Item #155) and amended on December 3, 1997, retroactive to October 1, 1997 (Item #67)], by increasing the contract by $11,730.03 from $1,079,694.23 to $1,091,424.26 effective October 1, 1998.

#157 Authorized Div. of Elderly and Adult Services to AMEND an existing agreement with Concord Regional Visiting Nurse Assoc., Concord, NH to provide Homemaker, Adult In-Home Care and Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Respite Care services, [initially approved on July 18, 1997, retroactive to July 1, 1997 (Item #129) and amended on December 3, 1997, retroactive to October 1, 1997 (Item #68) and further amended on May 27, 1998 (Item #88)], by increasing the contract by $6,590.36 from $592,214.45 to $598,804.81 effective October 1, 1998.

#158 Authorized Div. of Elderly and Adult Services to AMEND an existing agreement with Monadnock Family Services, Keene, NH to provide Transportation and Support Services for Retired Senior Volunteer Program, [initially approved on July 18, 1997, retroactive to July 1, 1997 (Item #152) and amended on December 3, 1997, retroactive to October 1, 1997 (Item #86)], by increasing the contract by $337.86 from $29,853.34 to $30,191.20 effective October 1, 1998.

#159 Authorized Div. of Elderly and Adult Services to AMEND an existing agreement with Connecticut Valley Home Care, Inc., Claremont, NH to provide Homemaker, Home Health Aide, Adult Group Day Care, Adult In-Home Care and Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Respite services, [initially approved on July 18, 1997, retroactive to July 1, 1997 (Item #137) and amended December 17, 1997, retroactive to October 1, 1997 (Item #92) and further amended on May 27, 1998 (Item #89)], by increasing the contract by $8,973.23 from $805,800.22 to $814,773.45 effective October 1, 1998.

#160 Authorized Div. of Elderly and Adult Services to AMEND an existing agreement with North Country Home Health Agency, Inc., Littleton, NH to provide Homemaker, Home Health Aide, Adult In-Home Care and Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Respite Care services, [initially approved on July 18, 1997, retroactive to July 1, 1997 (Item #158) and amended on December 3, 1997, retroactive to October 1, 1997 (Item #64)], by increasing the contract by $4,044.74 from $361,440.49 to $365,485.23 effective October 1, 1998.

#161 Authorized Div. of Elderly and Adult Services to AMEND an existing agreement with The Visiting Nurse Assoc. of Franklin, Franklin, NH to provide Homemaker services [initially approved on July 18, 1997, retroactive to July 1, 1997 (Item #176)] and amended on December 3, 1997, retroactive to October 1, 1997 (Item #69)], by increasing the contract by $1,486.18 from $131,318.64 to $132,804.82 effective October 1, 1998.

#162 Authorized Div. of Elderly and Adult Services to AMEND an existing agreement with Portsmouth Housing Authority, Portsmouth, NH to provide Nutrition, Transportation and Support Services for Retired Senior Volunteer Program and Adult Group Day Care services, [initially approved on July 18, 1997, retroactive to July 1, 1997 (Item #161)] and amended on December 3, 1997, retroactive to October 1, 1997 (Item #88)], by increasing the contract by $3,534.99 from $312,352.68 to $315,887.67 effective October 1, 1998.

#163 Authorized Div. of Elderly and Adult Services to AMEND an existing agreement with Gibson Center for Senior Services, Inc., North Conway, NH to provide Nutrition and Transportation services [initially approved on July 18, 1997, retroactive to July 1, 1997 (Item #138)] and amended on December 3, 1998, retroactive to October 1, 1997 (Item #89)], by increasing the contract by $4,583.76 from $421,335.82 to $425,919.58 effective October 1, 1998.

#164 Authorized Div. of Elderly and Adult Services to AMEND an existing agreement with Community Health and Hospice, Inc., Laconia, NH to provide Homemaker, Adult In-Home Care and Alzheimer's Disease and related Disorders Respite Care services, [initially approved on July 18, 1997, retroactive to July 1, 1997 (Item #172)] and amended on December 3, 1997, retroactive to October 1, 1997 (Item #82) and further amended on May 27, 1998 (Item #85)], by increasing the contract by $7,723.80 from $697,805.43 to $700,529.67, effective October 1, 1998.

#165 Authorized Div. of Elderly and Adult Services to AMEND an existing agreement with Pemi-Baker Home Health Agency, Plymouth, NH to provide Homemaker services, [initially approved on July 18, 1997, retroactive to July 1, 1997 (Item #149) and amended on December 17, 1997, retroactive to October 1, 1997 (Item #79)], by increasing the contract by $661.50 from $58,450.00 to $59,111.50 effective October 1, 1998.

#166 Authorized Div. of Elderly and Adult Services to AMEND an existing agreement with Rockingham Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice, Derry, NH, to provide Homemaker and Home Health Aide services, [initially approved on July 18, 1997, retroactive to July 1, 1997 (Item # 130) and amended on December 17, 1997 retroactive to October 1, 1997 (Item #91)], by increasing the contract by $1,778.41 from $157,139.70 to $158,918.11 effective October 1, 1998.

#167 Authorized Div. of Elderly and Adult Services to AMEND an existing agreement with Holiday Center, Inc., Berlin, NH to provide Adult Group Day Care and Transportation services, [initially approved on July 18, 1997, retroactive to July 1, 1997 (Item #167) and amended on December 3, 1997, retroactive to October 1, 1997 (Item #83)], by increasing the contract by $1,686.51 from $149,018.81 to $150,705.32 effective October 1, 1998.

#168 Authorized Div. of Elderly and Adult Services to AMEND an existing agreement with Lamprey Health Care, Inc., Newmarket, NH to provide Transportation services, [initially approved on July 18, 1997, retroactive to July 1, 1997 (Item #141) and amended on December 3, 1997, retroactive to October 1, 1997 (Item #74)], by increasing the contract by $2,985.29 from $263,780.08 to $266,765.37 effective October 1, 1998.

#169 Authorized Div. of Elderly and Adult Services to AMEND an existing agreement with City of Nashua, Nashua, NH to provide Transportation services, [initially approved on July 18, 1997, retroactive to July 1, 1997 (Item #166)] and amended on December 17, 1997, retroactive to October 1, 1997 (Item #86)], by increasing the contract by $1,973.71 from $174,397.21 to $176,370.92 effective October 1, 1998.

#170 Authorized Div. of Elderly and Adult Services to AMEND an existing agreement with NH Legal Assistance, Manchester, NH to provide Legal Services, [initially approved on July 18, 1997, retroactive to July 1, 1997 (Item #151)] and amended on December 17, 1997, retroactive to October 1, 1997 (Item #87)], by increasing the contract by $2,919.47 from $257,963.97 to $260,883.44 effective October 1, 1998.

#171 Authorized Div. of Elderly and Adult Services to AMEND an existing agreement with Southwestern Community Services, Inc., Keene, NH to provide Outreach and Advocacy services, [initially approved on July 18, 1997, retroactive to July 1, 1997 (Item #140) and amended on December 17, 1997, retroactive to October 1, 1997 (Item #82)], by increasing the contract by $286.41 from $25,307.40 to $25,593.81 effective October 1, 1998.

#172 Authorized Div. of Elderly and Adult Services to AMEND an existing agreement with Grafton County Senior Citizens Council, Inc., Lebanon, NH to provide Adult Group Day Care, Nutrition, Transportation, Outreach and Transportation and Support Services for Retired Senior Volunteer Program services, [initially approved on July 18, 1997, retroactive to July 1, 1997 (Item #150) and amended on December 3, 1997, retroactive to October 1, 1997 (Item #85)], by increasing the contract by $16,214.08 from $1,432,673.02 to $1,448,887.10 effective October 1, 1998.

#173 Authorized Div. of Elderly and Adult Services to AMEND an existing agreement with Nashua Housing Authority, Nashua, NH to provide Adult Group Day Care service, [initially approved on July 18, 1997, retroactive to July 1, 1997, (Item #175) and amended on December 17, 1997 retroactive to October 1, 1997 (Item #94)], by increasing the contract by $2,240.35 from $197,707.70 to $199,948.05 effective October 1, 1998.

#174 Authorized Div. of Elderly and Adult Services to AMEND an existing agreement with Rural District Visiting Nurse Association, Inc., Farmington, NH to provide Home Health Aide, Homemaker, Health Screening and Nursing services, [initially approved on July 18, 1997, retroactive to July 1, 1997 (Item #154) and amended on December 3, 1997, retroactive to October 1, 1997 (Item #71)], by increasing the contract by $244.26 from $22,002.49 to $22,246.75 effective October 1, 1998.

#175 Authorized Div. of Elderly and Adult Services to AMEND an existing agreement with Rockingham Nutrition & Meals on Wheels Program, Inc., Brentwood, NH to provide Nutrition, Transportation and Support services, [initially approved on July 18, 1997, retroactive to July 1, 1997 (Item #147) and amended on December 3, 1997 retroactive to October 1, 1997 (Item #78)], by increasing the contract by $17,420.12 from $1,539,237.09 to $1,556,657.21 effective October 1, 1998.

#176 Authorized to AMEND existing agreement with Home Healthcare, Hospice and Community Services, Inc. of Keene by increasing the dollar amount by $29,912.96 from $2,692,446.17 to $2,722,359.13 through June 30, 1999.

#177 Authorized to AMEND existing agreement with Somersworth Housing Authority of Somersworth for nutrition services by increasing the dollar amount by $7,387.16 from $652,728.11 to $660,115.27 through June 30, 1999.

#178 Authorized to AMEND existing agreement with Community Action Program in Belknap-Merrimack Counties, Inc. of Concord by increasing the dollar amount by $24,972.96 from $2,206,605.42 to $2,231,578.38 through June 30, 1999.

#179 Authorized to AMEND existing agreement with Somersworth Housing Authority of Somersworth by increasing the dollar amount by $65,765 from $116,539 to $182,304 and extend the end date to September 30, 1999.

#180 Authorized to AMEND existing agreement with Manchester Housing & Redevelopment Authority of Manchester to provide congregate housing services by increasing the dollar amount by $156,493 from $285,417 to $441,910 and extend the end date to September 30, 1999.

#181 Authorized to AMEND existing agreement with Manchester Housing & Redevelopment Authority of Manchester to provide congregate housing services by increasing the dollar amount by $132,720 from $265,440 to $398,160 and extend the end date to September 30, 1999.

#182 Authorized to AMEND existing agreement with Laconia Housing & Redevelopment Authority of Laconia to provide congregate housing services by increasing the dollar amount by $78,500 from $137,341 to $251,841 and extend the end date to September 30, 1999.

#183 Authorized to AMEND existing agreement with Keene Housing & Redevelopment Authority of Keene to provide congregate housing services by increasing the dollar amount by $90,833 from $168,916 to $259,749 through September 30, 1999.

#184 Authorized to AMEND existing agreement with Nashua Housing & Redevelopment Authority of Nashua to provide congregate housing services by increasing the dollar amount by $52,632.50 from $97,865 to $150,497.50 and extend the end date to September 30, 1999.

#185 Authorized to AMEND a one-time grant totaling $3,600 to NH Teen Institute for the Prevention of Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse, Inc. of Concord through October 4, 1998.

DIVISION OF FAMILY SERVICES

#186 Authorized to award a one-time grant totaling $16,380 to Strafford County Head Start of Rochester through September 30, 1999.

#187 Authorized agreement with Ms. Patricia Claflin of Pembroke at $6,450 for administrative support through June 30, 1999.

OFFICE OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS

#188 Authorized RETROACTIVE agreement with Hewlett Packard Co. of Burlington MA at $623,298.12 for a computer service contract from August 21, 1997 through June 30, 2001. SOLE SOURCE

OFFICE OF ADMINISTRATION

#189 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY renew lease agreement with Cameron Real Estate, Inc. of Nashua for office space for the Nashua District Office at $902,226 from September 1, 1998 through August 31, 2001.

OFFICE OF PROGRAM SUPPORT

#190 Authorized to reimburse Carol M. Stamatakis $260.65 for travel incurred in SFY98 from SFY99 funds.

BOARD OF MEDICINE

#191 Authorized to accept and place on file the Annual Report for Fiscal Year 1998.

VETERANS HOME

#192 Authorized to accept monies totaling $30,970.80 received from April 1 through June 30, 1998 from fundraising drives from various organizations and personal contributions.

STATE VETERANS COUNCIL

#193 Authorized a RETROACTIVE salary increase to Director Dennis Viola from Group I, step 3 ($33,638) to Group I, Step 4 ($36,222).

DEPARTMENT OF YOUTH DEVELOPMENT SERVICES

#194 Authorized to accept and expend $19,335.74 from the Dept. of Education for a Chapter I Disadvantaged grant through June 30, 1999.

#195 Authorized to conduct occasional out-of-state trips from October 1 through December 31, 1998.

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

#196 Authorized to accept and expend additional grant funds of $33,307 as well as expended carryover funds of $33,307 from the Council of Chief State School Officers through June 30, 1999.

#197 Authorized to accept and expend additional grant funds of $959,341.22 from the US Dept. of Education through June 30, 1999.

#198 Authorized contract with Sierra Systems Consultants, Inc. of Washington DC at $791,990 to perform business analysis, business process redesign and create a computer system for education statistics through December 31, 2000.

#199 Authorized contract with High Point Communications Group, Inc. of Bow at $90,000 to develop a communications plan and materials to support local implementation of the NH Education Improvement and Assessment Program through June 30, 2000.

#200 Authorized contract with Granite State Independent Living Foundation of Concord at $258,396 to provide services to individuals with severe disabilities from October 1, 1998 through September 30, 1999

#201 Authorized to conduct a 3 day conference focusing on learning and planning through the Authentic Task Approach to be held at the Inn at Mill Falls in Meredith on October 21-23, 1998 and a facilitators meeting on October 15-17, 1998 at a cost not to exceed $53,893.60. SOLE SOURCE

#202 Authorized to pay the FY99 participation fee for Assessing Special Education Students to the Council of Chief State School Officers at $12,000.

#203 Authorized to use State-owned vehicles for transporting participating employees to NE states to attend approved training programs, conferences and workshops from October 1 through December 31, 1998.

NH COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE SYSTEM

#204 Authorized NHTI, Concord to RETROACTIVELY accept and expend grant funds of $38,254.40 from the NH Dept. of Education from July 1, 1998 through September 30, 1999.

#205 Authorized NHCTC-Stratham a contract with Dover School District at $11,000 to provide curriculum assessment and development, training of client employees, program evaluations, vocational equipment and labs and materials pertaining to instruction through June 30, 1999. SOLE SOURCE

#206 Authorized NHCTC-Laconia a contract with Kenneth Martin of Northwood at $25,000 to provide instructional services for Industrial Technology-Machinist Prep through May 21, 1999.

#207 Authorized NHCTC-Claremont/Nashua a contract with Bedford Granite Group at $3,510 to provide design services in creating a Viewbook through June 30, 1999.

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

#208 Authorized agreement with Harrington & Cortelyou, Inc. of Kansas City MO at $76,700 for engineering services for preliminary and final design for modification and automation of the barrier gates and inspection of the lift span electrical and mechanical equipment on US Rte. 1 bypass in Portsmouth and Kittery ME.

#209 Authorized out of state travel for October, November and December 1998 for two employees to conduct audits required on federal aid projects.

#210 Authorized contract with Lakes Region Environmental of Belmont at $115,000 for the purpose of suppling and installing a thermo-oxidizer and truck wash system at Bureau of Traffic in Concord.

#211 Authorized agreement with various communities to provide services for completing transportation enhancement and congestion mitigation and air quality projects.

#212 Authorized agreement with Maine Test Borings, Inc. of Brewer ME in the amount of $200,000 to provide subsurface exploration services for various projects statewide.

#213 Authorized to amend agreement with New England Southern Railroad Company of Concord to allow for passenger excursion services on the State-owned Concord to Lincoln Railroad Line from Concord to Northfield.

#214 Authorized to increase the contingency amount for contract with A.E. Mitchell Corp. of Belmont by $101,000, from $116,581.18 to $217,581.18.

#215 Authorized to increase the contingency amount for contract with D.R. Cassidy Electric Co. of Hooksett by $9,800 for the purpose of installing an access control system at the John O. Morton Building of Concord.

#216 Authorized to expend $66,000 in excess fuel distribution revenues for cathodic protection of 16 fuel distribution tanks sites, replacement of the fuel distribution's main computer and replacement of a PC in the Fuel Distribution Office.

#217 Authorized to host a Research Peer Exchange on October 4-7, 1998 at a cost not to exceed $6,000.

#218 Authorized to pay Small Claims for the period of October, November and December 1998.

#219 Authorized to accept the Contemplated Award List for the period of August 25 through September 8, 1998.

#220 Authorized out of state travel for October, November and December 1998 for multiple employees for day trips in association with their normal duties.

#221 Authorized to accept federal funds of $16,451.05 from the NH Highway Safety Agency for grant entitled "Fatal Accident Reporting System" from October 1, 1998 through September 30, 1999.

DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY

#222 Authorized RETROACTIVE agreement with Betty Lou Fenmore of Twin Mountain at $9,528 for janitorial services at the Troop F Station and Motor Vehicle Substation July 1, 1998 to June 30, 1999.

#223 Authorized to transfer $25,000 from the Highway Fund Surplus for removal of underground fuel tanks at the Airport Road and Dover Point facilities as stated in letter of September 1, 1998. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

#224 Authorized to transfer $19,000 from the Highway Fund Surplus for building maintenance as stated in letter of September 1, 1998. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

#225 Authorized request of Anna Matta to construct a dug-in boathouse, install a retaining wall and construct wide steps for access on property located at Lake Winnipesaukee in Wolfeboro.

#226 Authorized request of Moran Towing of NH/Portsmouth Navigation to replace and add fender pilings to stabilize and improve fendering system on property located on the Piscataqua River in Portsmouth.

#227 Authorized request of Joseph & Nancy Williams to construct a breakwater with cantilevered piers on property located at Barndoor Island on Lake Winnipesaukee in Alton.

#228 Authorized request of Patrick & Linda Decker to construct a boathouse and a perched beach with stepped access. Construct a seasonal wharf hinged on concrete blocks and dredge to remove boulder lakeward of the seasonal wharf on property located at Merrymeeting Lake in New Durham.

#229 Authorized request of Yutaka Kikkawa to remove existing deck and concrete pad and construct an "L" shaped breakwater with cantilevered docks on property located at Barndoor Island on Lake Winnipesaukee in Alton.

#230 Authorized request of Mark Swartz to replace/repair stone riprap and stairway dislodged by ocean storms on property located at the Atlantic Ocean in Rye.

#231 Authorized request of Aphrodite Samora to construct a breakwater with cantilevered dock accessed by a walkway on property located at Lake Winnipesaukee in Alton.

#232 Authorized request of Rob Purdy to remove and replace an existing breakwater and cantilevered dock accessed by a walkway on property located at Lake Winnipesaukee in Alton.

#233 Authorized request of the Town of Seabrook to construct a ditch to disperse freshwater runoff as part of a salt marsh restoration project on property located on the Blackwater River in Seabrook.

#234 Authorized request of Lands End Association to dredge sand from existing boatslips and regrade existing dug-in sloped beach on property located on Lake Winnipesaukee in Moultonborough.

#235 TUITION REQUESTS

COMMUNITY TECHNCAL - Request permission to pay the University of New England, Biddeford, ME, the sum of $600.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Kevin Barry, Professor, in the course entitled "Methods of Effective Teaching and Collaborative Action Research."

ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Request permission to pay Franklin Pierce College, Concord, NH, the sum of $732.00 for the sole purpose enrolling Timothy Denison, Supervisor, in the course entitled "Managerial Accounting."

HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES - Request permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $460.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Debra Bourbeau, Business Administrator, in the course entitled "Legal Research."

SAFETY - Requests permission to pay Franklin Pierce College, Concord, NH, the sum of $990.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Susan Stevens, Systems Development Specialist, in the courses entitled "Systems Analysis", and "Computers and Management."

#236 TRAVEL REQUESTS

COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE - Requests permission for Patricia Hutchins, Professor and Joyce Myles, Professor, or designee, to travel to Rhinebeck, NY, on October 2-5, 1998 to attend the Nursing in the 21st Century: Nursing Visioning Summit II Conference. Total Cost: $1,135.00. Source of Funds: 40% General Funds & 60% Tuition.

COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE - Requests permission for Monique Graf, Assistant Professor, and Thomas Neal, Assistant Coordinator, or designee, to travel to Scottsdale, AZ, on October 7-11, 1998 to attend the 1998 Annual Conference for Paralegal Educators. Total Cost: $2,860.58. Source of Funds: 40% General Fund & 60% Tuition.

CULTURAL RESOURCES, Division of the Arts - Requests permission for Rebecca Albert, John Barrett, Alice Nye, and Theresa Pare, Librarians, or designee, to travel to Providence, RI, on October 4-6, 1998 to attend the New England Library Association Annual Conference. Total Cost: $1,330.00. Source of Funds: 100% Federal Funds.

EDUCATION - Requests permission for Russell Day, Administrator, and Gloria Wood, or designee, to travel to Delray Beach, FL, on October 5-9, 1998 to attend the DDS Administrator Forum. ALSO A CASH ADVANCE OF $605.00 IS REQUESTED for Russell Day and ALSO A CASH ADVANCE OF $605.00 IS REQUESTED for Gloria Wood. Total Cost: $1,800.00. Source of Funds: 100% Federal Funds.

EDUCATION - Requests permission for Lynda Thistle Elliott, Education Consultant, or designee, to travel to Des Moines, IA, on November 7-10, 1998 to attend the Keeping The Focus On Children And Youth Conference. ALSO A CASH ADVANCE OF $300.00 IS REQUESTED for Lynda Thistle Elliott. Total Cost: $1,272.52. Source of Funds: 100% Federal Funds.

ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Requests permission for Robert Varney, Commissioner, and Kenneth Colburn, Air Director, or designee, to travel to Newark, NJ, on October 7-8, 1998 to attend the Fall Meeting of Ozone Transport Commission. Total Cost: $1,390.00. Source of Funds: 100% Title V Emission Fees.

ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Requests permission for Bernard Lucey, Senior Engineer, or designee, to travel to Philadelphia, PA, on October 4-7, 1998 to attend the 1998 Liberty Bell Water Treatment Course. Total Cost: $665.00 Source of Funds: 100% Federal Funds.

ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Requests permission for Ridge Mauck, and Richard DeBold, Civil Engineers, to travel to Las Vegas, NV, on October 11-15, 1998 to attend the Annual Association of State Dam Safety Officials (ASDOSO) Dam Safety Conference. Total Cost: $3,200.00. Source of Funds: 100% ASDSO direct reimbursement.

JUSTICE - Requests permission for Ann Larney, and Janice Rundles, Senior Assistant Attorney Generals, and Michael Bahan, Investigator, or designee to travel to Chicago, IL, on October 8-9, 1998 to attend the National Working Group on Hate Crimes Training. Total Cost: $1,600.00. Source of Funds: 100% US Dept. of Justice.

PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION, Office of Consumer Advocate - Requests permission for Michael Holmes, Consumer Advocate, and Kenneth Traum, Finance Director, or designee, to travel to Orlando FL, on November 7-12, 1998 to attend the NASUCA 1998 Annual Meeting. Total Cost: $2,520.00. Source of Funds: 100% Utility Assessed.

SAFETY - Requests permission for Bruce Taylor, Criminalist, or designee, to travel to Rochester, NY, on November 17-21, 1998 to attend the Digital Photography Workshop. ALSO A CASH ADVANCE OF $140.00 IS REQUESTED for Bruce Taylor. Total Cost: $1,265.00. Source of Funds: 100% Highway Funds.

SAFETY - Requests permission for TFC Joseph McHugh, and Trooper Scott Phillips, or designee, to travel to Ayer, MA, on September 30-October 2, 1998 to attend a Driving Instructor Recertification Training. Total Cost: $168.00. Source of Funds: 100% Highway Funds.

SAFETY - Requests permission for Jeffrey Kellett, Paralegal, or designee, to travel to Newport, RI, on October 25-29, 1998 to attend the 1998 Association of State Uniform Crime Report Program Annual Conference. ALSO A CASH ADVANCE OF $640.00 IS REQUESTED for Jeffrey Kellett. Total Cost: $820.00. Source of Funds: 100% Highway Funds.

SAFETY - Requests permission for Trooper Scott Sweet, and Trooper Jeffrey Caulder, or designee, to travel to New Braintree, MA, on October 5-9, 1998 to attend the Basic Sniper School. Total Cost: $280.00. Source of Funds: 100% Forfeiture Funds.

SAFETY - Requests permission for Sergeant Herbert West, Troopers Scott Sweet, Petr Merkes, Lawrence Bolduc, and Kevin Duffy, or designee, to travel to Limestone, ME, on October 25-30, 1998 to attend an Advanced SWAT School. Total Cost: $900.00. Source of Funds: 100% Highway Funds.

SAFETY - Requests permission for Dorothy Nelson, Supervisor, or designee, to travel to Windham, ME, on October 14-16, 1998 to attend a Stress Identification Management Training Program. ALSO A CASH ADVANCE OF $175.00 IS REQUESTED for Dorothy Nelson. Total Cost: $493.00. Source of Funds: 100% Highway Funds.

TRANSPORTATION - Requests permission for Subramanian Sharma, Research Engineer, and Robert Lyford, Civil Engineer, or designee to travel to Irvine, CA, on December 5-9, 1998 to attend the TRB Workshop on Statewide Travel Demand Forecasting. Total Cost: $1,700.00. Source of Funds: 80% Federal Funds & 20 % Highway Funds.

LATE ITEMS

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORATION: BUREAU OF PUBLIC WORKS

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

Authorized contract with M.J. Murphy & Sons, Inc. Somersworth, NH, in the amount of $164,400.00 for removal and replacement of existing roofing system at the NH Community Technical College, Nashua, NH.

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION: BUREAU OF CONSTRUCTION
Authorized contract with Alvin J. Coleman & Son, Inc., Conway, NH, in the amount of $1,021,074.00 for rock removal, Lower Falls area (Spruce Hill) of NH Route 112 (Kancamagus Highway).

Authorized contract with F.L. Merrill Construction, Inc., Pembroke, NH, on the basis of a low bid of $451,008.40 for roadway reconstruction on Central and Main Streets in Newport, NH.

LIQUOR COMMISSION

D. Travel Request: Authorized four employees of Liquor Commission to travel to Jacksonville, Florida, for the purpose of receiving training on the Point of Sale System (contingent on the approval of contract - Item #67A ACR Systems, Jacksonville, FL.)

DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

E. Authorized amendment to contract with Golder Associates, Inc., to provide Environmental Inspection Services for construction of natural gas pipeline, Rockingham and Coos Counties, NH.

TABLED ITEMS

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

DATE: 8/26/98
DEPARTMENT: PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION
ITEM # CONFIRMATION
SUBJECT: Nancy Brockway, Roslindale, MA.
Succeeding: Bruce B. Ellsworth, Contoocook
Effective: upon confirmation-
TERM: July 1, 2003

DATE: 9/16/98
DEPARTMENT: OFFICE OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
ITEM: #42
SUBJECT: Service contract with Wright Communications, Inc. in the amount of $11,925.00 through September 30, 1999. This service contract provides a vehicle for timely response to equipment failure in order to maintain the integrity of system operations. This also provides the cost of a site rental at Plausauwa Hill for the NHOEM repeater, which provides communications coverage for the south central portion of the State and remote capability for the northern repeater. SOLE SOURCE

DATE: 9/17/98
DEPARTMENT: DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY
ITEM: #156
SUBJECT: Contract with Nelson Communications, Inc., Tamworth, NH for $150,000 through June 30, 1999 to construct a radio tower and associated communications buildings on land owned by Tenney Mountain as part of the New State Police radio system project. SOLE SOURCE

NO PARDON HEARINGS

 

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