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October 8, 1997
 

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GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MINUTES
State House, Concord, New Hampshire
October 8, 1997
10:00 a.m.
#18-97

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

The following Representatives-elect were sworn into office this day:

Rockingham County District No. 13
Frank Sapareto, r, Derry (14 Oxbow Lane) 03038

Rockingham County District No. 26
Janeen Dalrymple, r, Salem (82 Lake St.) 03079

Sullivan County District No. 9
Amy Robb-Theroux, d, Claremont (68 Ridge Ave.) 03743

There was a brief ceremony promoting John E. Blair from Brigadier General to Major General.

The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Normand, seconded by Councilor Streeter, confirmed the telephone poll held on September 16, 1997, setting the date for the special election for State Representative in Strafford County District No. 14 for December 9, 1997. The primary will be hold on November 4, 1997.

The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Normand, seconded by Councilor Streeter, accepted the minutes of the September 15, 1997 meeting.

The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Streeter, confirmed the appointment of several persons nominated for Civil Commissions from the September 15, 1997 meeting.

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

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

GOVERNOR'S OFFICE OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
Director
GEORGE L. IVERSON, Hampton
Effective September 30, 1997

The Governor and Executive Council confirmed the following appointments:

STATE CONSERVATION COMMITTEE
EDWARD F. PERSON, Moultonboro
TERM: August 1, 2001
(Nominated by Belknap and Carroll Counties Conservation Districts)
Reappointment
Effective October 8, 1997

ROBERT L. WARD, Sunapee
TERM: August 1, 2001
(Nominated by Cheshire and Sullivan Counties Conservation Districts)
Succeeding Thayer Fellow, Walpole
Effective October 8, 1997

JUSTICE
Salem District Court
JOHN A. KORBEY, Chester
TERM: 70 Years of Age
Vacancy
Effective October 8, 1997

BOARD OF NATURAL SCIENTISTS
MARK C. WEST, Nottingham
TERM: October 26, 2002
(Wetland Scientist)
Succeeding Peter Schauer, Bow
Effective October 26, 1997

NH RETIREMENT SYSTEM,
Board of Trustees
ARTHUR J. BEAUDRY, Manchester
TERM: July 1, 1998
(Nominated by NH State Permanent Firefighters Association)
Reappointment
Effective October 8, 1997

THOMAS HURLEY, Hollis
TERM: July 1, 1999
Nominated by NH State Permanent Firefighters Association)
Reappointment
Effective October 8, 1997

STATE COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN
ELECTRA L. ALESSIO, Kingston
TERM: October 20, 2000
Reappointment
Effective October 8, 1997

JUDITH ELLIOTT, Salisbury
TERM: October 20, 2000
Reappointment
Effective October 8, 1997

MOLLY M. KELLY, Keene
TERM: October 20, 2000
Succeeding Gertrude Pearson, Keene
Effective October 20, 1997

GERTRUDE W. MARTIN, Amherst
TERM: October 20, 2000
Succeeding Martha Jones, Manchester
Effective October 20, 1997

JANE STAPLETON, Newmarket
TERM: October 20, 2000
Succeeding Patty Drelick, Windham
Effective October 20, 1997

BARBARA ZECKHAUSEN, Laconia
TERM: October 20, 2000
Succeeding Gayle Colby, Laconia
Effective October 20, 2000

The Governor nominated, and on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Burton, confirmed the following appointment:

NH COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE SYSTEM
Interim Commissioner
WALTER R. PETERSON, Peterborough
TERM: January 18, 1998
Reappointment
Effective October 8, 1997

The Governor nominated the following:

DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES
Director, Division of Accounting Services
THOMAS E. MARTIN, Concord
TERM: June 29, 2000
Nominated by Commissioner of Administrative Services)
Succeeding Dayle J. Carroll, Concord
Effective Upon Confirmation
Salary: Group O, Step 4 ($57,902)

BOARD OF ARCHITECTS
WILLIAM P. WALSH, Newport
TERM: September 9, 2002
Reappointment
Effective Upon Confirmation

STATE COUNCIL ON THE ARTS
MIMI DENTON BRAVAR, Bedford
TERM: November 23, 2002
Reappointment
Effective Upon Confirmation

ADVISORY PANEL ON CANCER AND CHRONIC DISEASES
PETER T. KLEMENTOWICZ, MD, Nashua
TERM: October 22, 2001
(Representing American Heart Association)
Vacancy
Effective Upon Confirmation

JOSEPH F. O'DONNELL, MD, Hanover
TERM: September 4, 2001
(Grafton County/Cotton Cancer Center)
Reappointment
Effective Upon Confirmation

COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE BOARD OF GOVERNORS
JOYCE L. AREL, Nashua
TERM: July 1, 2001
(Education)
Succeeding John M. Foley, Jr., Peterborough
Effective Upon Confirmation

FIRE STANDARDS AND TRAINING COMMISSION
KARL J. BERARDI, Bedford
TERM: February 15, 1999
(NH Permanent Firemen's Association)
Reappointment
Effective Upon Confirmation

COMMISSION FOR HUMAN RIGHTS
MAUREEN RAICHE MANNING, Manchester
TERM: November 1, 1998
Succeeding Barry Palmer, Nashua
Effective Upon Confirmation

PUBLIC EMPLOYEE LABOR RELATIONS BOARD
RICHARD E. MOLAN, Manchester
TERM: October 2, 2003
(Labor)
Reappointment
Effective Upon Confirmation

DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
ADVISORY BOARD

RICHARD D. GREELEY, d, Wilton
TERM: April 1, 2002
(Agriculture)
Succeeding Peter Davis, Jaffrey
Effective Upon Confirmation

BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY
#1 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized and held a Public Hearing with respect to the financing of an industrial facility by the Business Finance Authority for Park Nameplate Co., Inc. located in Dover. Action authorized a Resolution under RSA 162-A:18 to determine the financing will serve a public use, provide public benefit and is within the policy and authority of the Act. A telephone poll was requested, the results are as follows: Councilor Burton - yes Councilor Spaulding - yes Councilor Griffin - yes Councilor Normand - yes Councilor Streeter - yes

EXTRACT FROM THE MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE GOVERNOR AND COUNCIL HELD OCTOBER 8, 1997 IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBER, STATE HOUSE, CONCORD

At 10:50 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 Park Nameplate Co., Inc. in Dover and declared that the public hearing on the subject had commenced. She said that she and the members of the Council had received documentation and information with respect to the project. The Governor said that the meeting would then hear anyone wishing to speak on the subject. Jack Donovan, Executive Director of the Authority, stated that the Authority had approved the financing and recommended that the Governor and Council make the required findings under RSA 162-I:9. He also briefly explained the project, emphasized that the credit of the State was not involved and introduced William Hand, President of Park Nameplate Co., 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 Griffin 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 PARK NAMEPLATE CO., INC. IN DOVER" 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 Councilors Burton, Spaulding, Griffin, Normand and 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 PARK NAMEPLATE CO., INC. IN DOVER

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 Park Nameplate Co., Inc. (the "Borrower") in Dover by the Authority's issue of $3,000,000 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 approximately 13.3 acres of land and construction and equipping of an approximately 50,000 square foot industrial facility located on Production Drive, Enterprise Park, in the Town of Dover which will be used by the Borrower for the manufacture of metal product nameplates, decorative trim, industrial graphics and other related products. The Project is within the definition of "Industrial facility" in RSA 162-I (the "Act") and may be financed under the Act.
(2) The establishment and operation of the Facility will create and preserve employment opportunities directly and indirectly within the State of New Hampshire.

(b) General findings:
(1) The Project and the proposed financing of the Project are feasible;
(2) The Borrower has the skills and financial resources necessary to operate the Facility successfully;
(3) The LOAN AND TRUST AGREEMENT (which is a combined financing document and security document, hereinafter called the "Agreement") contains provisions so that under no circumstances will the Authority be obligated directly or indirectly to pay project costs, debt service or expenses of operation, maintenance and upkeep of the Facility except from Bond proceeds or from funds received under the Agreement, exclusive of funds received thereunder by the Authority for its own use;
(4) The Agreement does not purport to create any debt of the State with respect to the Facility, other than a special obligation of the Authority acting on behalf of the State under the Act; and
(5) The proposed financing of the Project by the Authority and the proposed operation and use of the Facility will serve one or more needs and implement one or more purposes set forth in RSA 162-I:1, will preserve or increase the social or economic prosperity of the State and one or more of its political subdivisions, and will promote the general welfare of the State's citizens.

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

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

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

Passed and Agreed to October 8, 1997

#2 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, authorized and held a Public Hearing with respect to the financing of Historic Inns of New England, Limited Partnership located in Center Harbor. Action authorized a Resolution under RSA 162-A:18 to determine the financing will serve a public use, provide public benefit and is within the policy and authority of the Act. A telephone poll was requested, the results are as follows: Councilor Burton - yes Councilor Spaulding - yes Councilor Griffin - yes Councilor Normand - yes Councilor Streeter - yes

EXTRACT FROM THE MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE GOVERNOR AND COUNCIL HELD OCTOBER 8, 1997 COUNCIL CHAMBER, CONCORD, NH

At approximately 10:50 p.m., the Governor announced that the next matter to be considered would be the purchase by the Business Finance Authority of a loan made by Bank of New Hampshire 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 loan. The Governor said that the meeting would then hear anyone wishing to speak on the subject. Frank J. Lass, Senior Credit Officer of the Authority, briefly explained the project and introduced Mary McLaughlin of Bank of New Hampshire, Donald M. Leavitt and Richard S. Miller of Historic Inns of New England, Limited Partnership. The Governor then repeated that the proceedings were a public hearing and asked whether any other person wished to speak; there being none, Councilor Burton introduced a resolution entitled "A RESOLUTION UNDER RSA 162-A:18 AWARDING A STATE GUARANTEE UNDER RSA 162-A:13 WITH RESPECT TO A LOAN FROM BANK OF NEW HAMPSHIRE TO HISTORIC INNS OF NEW ENGLAND, LIMITED PARTNERSHIP and moved its adoption, which was seconded by Councilor Spaulding. There being no discussion, the Governor called for a vote on the motion. Those voting in favor were: The Governor and Councilors Burton, Spaulding, Griffin, Normand and 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-A:18 AWARDING A STATE GUARANTEE UNDER RSA 162-A:13 WITH RESPECT TO A LOAN FROM BANK OF NEW HAMPSHIRE TO HISTORIC INNS OF NEW ENGLAND LIMITED PARTNERSHIP

WHEREAS, the Governor and Council (the "Governor and Council") of the State of New Hampshire (the "State") have received from the Business Finance Authority of the State of New Hampshire (the "Authority") its written recommendation that the Governor and Council make certain findings and determinations pursuant to RSA 162-A:18 with respect to the award of a guarantee of the Authority in an amount equal to seventy-five percent (75%) of the principal amount of a loan up to $850,000 from Bank of New Hampshire to Historic Inns of New England Limited Partnership pursuant to RSA 162-A:13 (the Guaranteed Asset Program or the "GAP Program");

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

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

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

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

NOW, THEREFORE, IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED THAT:

1. Findings and Determinations. On the basis of the documentation and information received by the Governor and Council, and after a public hearing, the Governor and Council find:
(a) Special Findings.
(i) The award of the guarantee as proposed will contribute significantly to the success of the financing.
(ii) Reasonable and appropriate measures have been taken to minimize the risk of loss to the Authority and insure that any private benefit from the award of the guarantee will be only incidental to the public purpose served thereby.

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

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

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

Passed and Agreed to October 8, 1997.

OFFICE OF ENERGY AND COMMUNITY SERVICES
#3 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Streeter, authorized to accept and expend additional grant funds of $55,257 from the US Dept. of Labor and $120,000 from the US Dept. of Energy through June 30, 1998.

OFFICE OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
#4 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized to accept and expend $50,000 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and further Authorized agreement with NH Fire Standards and Training Commission at $40,000 as part of the Anti-Terrorism Training Grant through September 30, 1998.

OFFICE OF ENERGY AND COMMUNITY SERVICES
The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#5 Authorized contract with the Town of Plaistow at $18,600 to complete the installation of eligible Energy Conservation Measures through June 30, 1998.

#6 Authorized agreement with New Horizons Computer Learning Center of Nashua a $2,775 to provide computer training classes through June 30, 1998.

Item #7 Councilor Streeter voted NO
#7 Authorized RETROACTIVE agreement with International Institute of Boston at $6,405.49 to provide English as a second language instruction to refugees from October 1 through November 30, 1997. Sole Source.

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

#8 Authorized to accept and expend grant funds of $30,000 from the US Environmental Protection Agency through June 30, 1999.

Item #9 Councilor Streeter voted NO
#9 Authorized agreement with Video Workshop, Inc. of Nashua at $11,000 to continue producing videos as training material for municipal land use boards through June 30, 1998. Sole Source.

#10 Authorized agreement with the Advocates for the North Mill Pond of Portsmouth at $7,100 as part of the NH Estuaries Program through December 31, 1997.

#11 Authorized agreement with the James House Association, Inc. of Hampton at $4,500 as part of the NH Coastal Program through June 30, 1998.

#12 Authorized agreement with the Odyssey House, Inc. of Hampton at $5,160 as part of the NH Estuaries Program through June 30, 1998.

#13 Authorized agreement with the Town of Farmington at $300,000 as part of the Community Development Block Grant through December 30, 1999.

#14 Authorized agreement with Central NH Regional Planning Commission of Boscawen at $1,500 as part of the National Flood Insurance Program through September 30, 1998.

#15 Authorized agreement with Southwest Region Planning Commission of Keene at $1,500 as part of the National Flood Insurance Program through September 30, 1998.

#16 Authorized to conduct a one day Planning Conference on Saturday October 18, 1997 at the Mountain Club on Loon in Lincoln at $5,401.52.

#17 Authorized agreement with Rockingham Planning Commission of Exeter at $1,500 as part of the National Flood Insurance Program through September 30, 1998.

#18 Authorized agreement with Lakes Region Planning Commission of Meredith at $1,500 as part of the National Flood Insurance Program through September 30, 1998.

#19 Authorized agreement with Strafford Regional Planning Commission at $1,500 as part of the National Flood Insurance Program through September 30, 1998.

#20 Authorized agreement with Nashua Regional Planning Commission at $1,500 as part of the National Flood Insurance Program through September 30, 1998.

#21 Authorized agreement with the City of Concord at $214,162 as part of the Community Development Block Grant through December 31, 1998.

#22 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY amend agreement with the Town of Bradford by extending the end date from June 30, 1997 to April 1, 1998.

#23 Authorized to amend agreement with Coos County by extending the end date from December 31, 1997 to June 30, 1998.

#24 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY amend agreement with UNH, Complex Systems Research Center, by extending the end date from September 30 to December 31, 1997.

#25 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY amend agreement with the NH Dept. of Health and Human Services by extending the end date from September 30 to December 31, 1997.

#26 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY amend agreement with the NH Dept. of Environmental Services by extending the end date from September 30 to December 31, 1997.

#27 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY amend agreement with UNH, Jackson Estuarine Laboratory by extending the end date from September 30 to December 31, 1997.

#28 Authorized to pay the Gulf of Maine Council on the Marine Environment in Boston MA $9,000 under the NH Coastal Program through June 30, 1998.

HIGHWAY SAFETY AGENCY
The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

Items #29 & #30 Councilor Streeter voted NO
#29 Authorized agreement with Robert Holmes at $9,000 to continue to administer and coordinate the "Beating the Odds in Life" program through June 30, 1998. Sole Source.

#30 Authorized agreement with Burton Nichols at $38,140 to continue to serve as the state coordinator of the NH Network of Employers for Traffic Safety through September 30, 1998. Sole Source.

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

Item #31 Councilor Streeter voted NO
#31 Authorized agreement with Dr. Wilbur Roberge at $22,800 to provide workshops to school districts so they may develop an emergency planning system through June 30, 1998. Sole Source.

#32 Authorized to accept and place of file, the Annual Report for the 1996 calendar year.

ADJUTANT GENERAL'S DEPARTMENT
The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#33 Authorized to accept $11,500 from the federal government (National Guard Bureau) for the operation of the NH Army National Guard Store Front Recruiting Office leases.

#34 Authorized contract with T. F. Bernier Inc. of Concord at $26,976.95 to perform property surveys and existing conditions mapping of the NH National Guard Training Site in Center Strafford and State Military Reservation in Concord.

#35 Authorized the confirmation of Captain William F. Burns II of Hampton to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard.

#36 Authorized the confirmation of Major Scott J. Gardner of Durham ME to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard.

#37 Authorized the nomination of Captain Timothy H. Graff of Dover to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard.

#38 Authorized the nomination of Captain James S. Castle of Portsmouth to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard.

#39 Authorized the nomination of Captain Stephen M. Buck of Greenland to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard.

#40 Authorized the nomination of Major Janet M. Loefstedt of Bethlehem to the rank of Major, NH Army National Guard.

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

#41 Authorized RETROACTIVE lease agreement with the Town of Exeter for office and court room space at $1,601.58 per month from July 1, 1997 through June 30, 1998.

#42 Authorized RETROACTIVE lease agreement with the City of Claremont for office and court room space at $3,147.26 per month from July 1, 1997 through June 30, 2002.

#43 Authorized lease agreement with Hayes Sawyer, Jr. for office space in the Town of Ossipee at $1,164.72 monthly from November 1, 1997 through December 31, 1999

#44 Authorized to transfer the available balance in "State Veterans Cemetery Donations" account to the Adjutant General's Department.

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

#45 Authorized RETROACTIVE contract with the Town of Newport at $5,697 for the Newport Historic Structures Identification project from September 1, 1997 through August 31, 1998.

#46 Authorized agreement with Monadnock Arts in Education at $7,700 to help support developing a database and website through August 30, 1998.

#47 Authorized agreement with North Country Center for the Arts at $7,200 to help support the expansion of the performing arts series to year-round through August 30, 1998.

#48 Authorized agreement with AVA Gallery & Art Center at $9,400 to help support improving gallery lighting and for a part-time exhibition coordinator through August 30, 1998.

#49 Authorized agreement with NH Symphony at $8,000 to help support the 97-98 concert series through August 30, 1998.

#50 Authorized agreement with Ballet New England at $6,540 to perform at the Governor's Awards in the Arts event on October 23, 1997.

#51 Authorized agreement with Peterborough Players Inc. at $9,500 to helps support the '98 theatre season through August 30, 1998.

#52 Authorized agreement with Monadnock Music at $9,500 to help support the summer season through August 30, 1998.

#53 Authorized agreement with the Seacoast Repertory Theatre at $7,000 to help support a marketing director and the '98 season.

#54 Authorized agreement with the League of NH Craftsmen at $9,500 to help support upgrade computer equipment through August 30, 1998.

#55 Authorized agreement with North Country Chamber Players at $10,000 to help support the '98 season through August 30, 1998.

#56 Authorized agreement with NH Institute of Art at $10,000 to help support performances and exhibit series for the public in '97-98 season through August 30, 1998.

#57 Authorized agreement with Capitol Center for the Arts at $7,850 to help support a new Sunday series and improve wheelchair access through August 30, 1998.

#58 Authorized agreement with Claremont Opera House at $9,750 to replace seats and a new marketing director position through August 30, 1998.

#59 Authorized agreement with Pontine Movement theatre at $10,000 to help support a statewide tour during the 97-98 season through August 30, 1998.

#60 Authorized agreement with UNH-The Art Gallery at $7,150 to help support a John Hatch painting exhibition through August 30, 1998.

#61 Authorized agreement with NH Public Television at $10,000 to help support a series of small breaks featuring NH artists through August 30, 1998.

#62 Authorized agreement with Very Special Arts NH at $10,000 to help support several public information projects through August 30, 1998.

#63 Authorized agreement with Grand Monadnock Arts Council at $7,000 to help support the "97-98 arts program through August 30, 1998.

#64 Authorized agreement with Barnstormers Theatre Inc. at $10,00 to help with the renovations to the Theatre building through August 30, 1998.

#65 Authorized agreement with Concord Community Music School at $10,000 to help support music residencies in the community through August 30, 1998.

#66 Authorized agreement with Currier Gallery of Art at $9,500 to help support a new environmental exhibit through August 30, 1998.

TREASURY DEPARTMENT
The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#67 Authorized to issue checks from funds not otherwise appropriated in the amount of $22,705.21.

#68 Authorized to accept the annual report for the Fiscal Year ending June 30, 1997.

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

#69 Authorized to accept and expend $152,727 from the US Dept. of Justice and to grant these funds to the Dept. of Corrections from November 1, 1997 through September 30, 1999.

#70 Authorized salary increase for Criminal Justice Investigator Edward J. Daley, Jr. from Group J, Step 4 ($38,595) to Step J, Maximum ($41,057)
Effective October 9, 1997.

#71 Authorized to reappoint Kathryn M. Bradley as an Assistant Attorney General, for a term ending July 31, 2002.

#72 DENIED - The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Streeter, voted to DENY request of Stacey Myron Patten for a pardon hearing for the offense of Assault.

BANK DEPARTMENT
#73 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Streeter, authorized to accept and place on file, the Annual Report for the year ending December 31, 1996.

LIQUOR COMMISSION
#74 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Streeter, authorized to utilize the banking services of the CFX Bank in West Chesterfield as the depository of funds for Liquor Store #2.

PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION
#75 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Streeter, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized to accept and place on file, the Biennial Report for the period ending June 30, 1997.

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

#76 Authorized to accept and expend a grant of $1,026.91 from the Police Standards & Training Council.

#77 Authorized to extend lease agreement with Carroll County Commissioners for office space in Ossipee at $7,500 annually from October 21, 1997 through October 31, 1999.

#78 Authorized to accept and expend $3,000 from the US Dept. of Justice through June 30, 1998.

#79 Authorized to accept, with thanks, a donation of miscellaneous material with an estimated value of $10 from Brenda Songer in Lyndeborough.

#80 Authorized salary increase for Jane Copland, Superintendent NH State Prison for Women, from Group M, Step 3 ($48,449) to Group M, Step 4 ($50,911)
Effective November 1, 1997.

#81 Authorized to amend contract with Wang Laboratories, Inc. of Tweksbury MA by increasing dollar amount by $7,085.37, from $361,939 to $369,021.37. Sole Source.

EMPLOYMENT SECURITY
The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#82 Authorized agreement with J.J. Carter Trucking at $12,000 for snow plowing and removal services in Portsmouth through June 30, 1998.

#83 Authorized agreement with Lajoie's Northern Paving and Construction Co. at $6,500 to repave parking lot in Berlin through June 30, 1998.

#84 Authorized to accept and place of file, the Biennial Report for the period of July 1, 1995 through June 30, 1997.

#85 Authorized agreement with Brix & Stix Construction Corp. at $25,000 for snow plowing and removal services in Concord through June 30, 1998.

FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT
#86 Authorized to accept a donation, with thanks, by Quitclaim Deed, of .5 acres of land fronting the Pemigewasset River in Plymouth from the Plymouth Water District.

#87 Authorized to accept and expend $31,220 from ECM/Hudson Maritime Services, LLC for future processing of biological samples collected from Great Bay Estuary during the 1996 Provence oil spill.

#88 Authorized contract with R&D Paving, Inc. of Franklin at $59,701.50 to install granite curb and bituminous pavement at the public boat access facility at Newfound Lake in Bristol.

#89 Authorized contract with First USA Bank for MasterCard and/or Visa consumer credit products and related services as stated in letter of September 4, 1997.

#90 Authorized three Inland Fisheries personnel to travel to Massachusetts and/or Connecticut to attend up to six Connecticut River Technical Committee or special meetings through December 31, 1997.

#91 Authorized up to three Inland Fisheries personnel to travel to Massachusetts to participate in the cooperative program to Restore Atlantic Salmon and American Shad to the Merrimack River through December 31, 1997.

#92 Authorized up to four Fisheries personnel to travel throughout the Northeast to pickup fish and/or fish eggs for use in the hatcheries and stocking program through December 31, 1997.

#93 Authorized up to two Inland Fisheries personnel to travel to Maine to attend up to three Saco River Anadromous Coordination Committee meetings through December 31, 1997.

#94 Authorized two personnel assigned to the New England Fishery Management Council to travel throughout New England to attend up to twelve meetings through December 31, 1997.

#95 Authorized up to four personnel assigned to the Atlantic States Marine Fisheris Commission to travel throughout New England and mid-Atlantic States to attend up to sixteen meetings through December 31, 1997.

#96 Authorized to accept and place on file, the Biennial Report for the period of July 1, 1995 through June 30, 1997.

#97 Authorized contract with Silva Data Processing Inc. of Bristol at $13,700 for maintaining various mailing lists through June 30, 1999.

#98 Authorized to accept a Polaris ATV from the Green Woodlands.

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

Item #99 Councilor Streeter voted NO
#99 Authorized agreement with Aggreko, Inc. of Waterford NY for the lease, delivery, and set-up of a 1,000 ton capacity cooing tower at Mt. Sunapee Ski Area. Sole Source.

#100 Authorized agreement with MacKenzie Auto Parts, Inc. of Littleton at $7,200 for professional rebuilding and delivery services of a turbo-diesel engine for snow grooming at Cannon Mountain Ski Area.

#101 Authorized to pay the Northeastern Forest Fire Protection Commission $2,578.34 for NH's share for the cost of operating the Northeastern Forest Fire Protection Commission for FY97-98.

#102 Authorized to award various grants under the Joint Promotional Program in the total amount of $149,583.58 as stated in letter of September 19, 1997.

#103 Authorized to accept the report transferring funds for Cannon Mountain and Mount Sunapee Ski Areas for the quarter ending September 30, 1997.

#104 Authorized to accept and expend donations of $40 in memory of Allyn F. Foote.

#105 Authorized to accept $969.80 under the Cooperative Forestry Assistance Act through September 30, 1998.

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

#106 Authorized to accept $298,939 from the Environmental Protection Agency as part of the Voluntary Cleanup Program Cooperative Agreement through September 30, 1998.

#107 Authorized to accept federal funds of $250,000 from the Environmental Protection Agency as part of the Time-Critical Removal Pilot Project Cooperative Agreement through September 30, 1998.

#108 Authorized to budget $113,500 from the Hazardous Waste Cleanup Fund for FY98/99.

#109 Authorized to expend $10,000 from the State Dam Maintenance Fund for the repair and upgrading of Seaver Reservoir Dam in Harrisville through June 30, 1998.

#110 Authorized to amend the original loan agreement with the Town of Ashland by adjusting the principal loan amount of $600,000 to $601,725.85.

#111 Authorized to amend agreement with White Mountain Resource Management of Ashland by increasing dollar amount by $23,661.14, from $412,097.25 to $435,758.39 for turn-key management services for biosolids generated at the Franklin Wastewater Treatment Plant.

#112 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY extend the Howe Reservoir dam reconstruction/upgrade from June 30 to October 31, 1997.

Item #113 & #114 Councilor Streeter voted NO
#113 Authorized contract with the University of Maine, Orono at $11,996 for biological assessment of lakes projects through November 30, 1998. Sole Source.

#114 Authorized contract with Arthur Nelson at $5,000 for geologic mapping services through June 30, 1998. Sole Source.

#115 Authorized agreement with the Town of Durham at $5,621.50 to conduct a household hazardous waste collection project through March 13, 1998.

#116 Authorized various Landfill Closure Grants at a total cost of $238,557.55 as stated in letter of September 15, 1997.

#117 Authorized various State Grants for municipalities at a total cost of $8,560,086.

#118 Authorized various State Grants for municipalities at a total cost of $9,976,490.

#119 Authorized to accept an additional $14,943 from the US Environmental Protection Agency for the State Revolving Fund Program through June 30, 1998. Further Authorized to use $2,988 for matching funds.

#120 Authorized to accept $46,469 from the US Environmental Protection Agency in wetland grant funds through June 30, 1998.

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

Item #121 Councilor Streeter voted NO
#121 Authorized to amend agreement with JSO, Inc. of New London by extending the end date from October 31, 1997 through February 28, 1998.

#122 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY extend leave of absence without pay for Andrew Bunker from September 2 through December 2, 1997.

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

#123 Authorized to accept and expend federal funds of: $481,936 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for sexually transmitted disease services, $22,740 from the Centers for Disease Control for sexually transmitted disease services and $232,407 from the Health Resources and Services Administration through June 30, 1998.

#124 Authorized to amend contract with AIDS Response-Seacoast of Portsmouth by increasing dollar amount by $20,914, from $98,970 to $119,884 through June 30, 1998.

#125 Authorized to amend contract with Neighborhood Center for Greater Nashua by increasing dollar amount by $8,740, from $44,603 to $53,343 through June 30, 1999.

OFFICE OF FAMILY SERVICES
The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#126 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY accept and expend $159,408 from the NH Dept. of Education from July 1, 1997 through June 30, 1998.

#127 Authorized to accept and expend funds of $28,841 from the US Dept. of Health and Human Services under Part II of the Child Abuse Prevention Treatment Act through June 30, 1998.

#128 Authorized to accept and expend funds of $50,380 from the US Dept. of Health and Human Services under Part I of the Child Abuse Prevention Treatment Act through June 30, 1998.

#129 Authorized to accept and expend funds of $384,458 from the US Dept. of Justice, Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention through June 30, 1998.

#130 Authorized to accept and expend funds of $80,082 from the US Dept. of Health and Human Services under Title IV-E Teen Independent Living through June 30, 1998.

#131 Authorized to accept and expend funds of $312,888 from the US Dept. of Health and Human Services under Title IV-B Family Preservation and Support Act through June 30, 1998.

#132 Authorized loan agreement with Great Bay Kids' Company in Newmarket at $10,000 to provide expansion of child care services.

#133 Authorized to expend $4,800 to send 54 staff to the 5th Annual Conference on Child Abuse on October 30-31, 1997 in Waterville Valley.

#134 Authorized to pay $7,000 to the Judge Baker Children's Center of Boston MA for FY98 annual membership in the NE Association of Child Welfare Commissioners and Directors.

Item #135 Councilor Streeter voted NO
#135 Authorized to renew general liability insurance for foster parents with Davis and Towle Insurance and Financial Services at $58,988 from October 11, 1997 through October 11, 1998. Sole Source.

#136 Authorized agreement with Peter Dal Pra of Manchester at $23,625 to continue AIDS Education/Risk Reduction Outreach work through June 30, 1998.

#137 Authorized agreement with Mary Woods of Manchester at $3,600 for services with the Dept. of Corrections First Step Drug Education Program through June 30, 1998.

#138 Authorized agreement with NH Minority Health Coalition of Manchester at $39,000 for prevention and education services to racial, ethnic and/or cultural minority women and their families through June 30, 1998.

#139 Authorized to award a one-time grant of $4,960 to Odyssey House Foundation of Hampton for Parenting Programs through June 30, 1998.

#140 Authorized to award a one-time grant of $1,000 to Adolescent Drug and Alcohol Prevention Tools, Inc. of Lincoln for Parenting Programs through June 30, 1998.

#141 Authorized to award a one-time grant of $5,100 to Young Women's Christian Association of Manchester for Parenting Programs through June 30, 1998.

#142 Authorized to award a one-time grant of $2,250 to Neighborhood Health Center in Nashua for a Teen Support Program through June 30, 1998.

#143 Authorized to award a one-time grant of $2,200 to Riverbend Community Mental Health, Inc. of Concord for two Active Parenting of Teen Programs through June 30, 1998.

#144 Authorized to accept and expend federal funds of $187,000 from the US Dept. of Health and Human Services for the "Statewide Coalition of State Programs" through June 30, 1998.

NH HOSPITAL
#145 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized to accept, with thanks, a donation of $500 from Lena Bertolami in memory of Jacqueline Picard and deposit into the Trust Fund A.

NH VETERANS HOME
#146 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Streeter, authorized to accept and place on file, the Annual Report for Fiscal Year 1997.

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

#147 Authorized to accept and expend $27,431 from the US Dept. of Education for a Chapter I Disadvantaged grant through June 30, 1998.

#148 Authorized to extend leave of absence without pay for William Cronin from October 30, 1997 through April 30, 1998.

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

#149 Authorized lease agreement with West Realty of Keene at $450 monthly for office space through June 30, 1998 with option to extend for two years.

#150 Authorized RETROACTIVE lease agreement with Gerald McCarthy Properties of Pembroke at $292,786.32 for office space in Concord from September 1, 1997 through September 2, 1999.

#151 Authorized RETROACTIVE contract with Granite State Independent Living Foundation of Concord at $419,945 for independent living services from October 1, 1997 through September 30, 1998.

#152 Authorized to conduct five professional development workshops on October 20, 24 & 25, 1997 at $4,180.

#153 Authorized to conduct a three day conference at the Merrimack Hotel and Conference Center on October 14-16, 1997 at $76,469.43.

COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE SYSTEM
The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#154 Authorized agreement with Camelback Computing of North Berwick ME at $7,900 for professional technical services through December 31, 1997.

#155 Authorized agreement with Eluemuno Blyden of Hanover at $6,000 for professional technical services through December 31, 1997.

#156 Authorized contract with Ray's Electric, Inc. of Berlin at $8,000 for electrical and refrigeration services through June 30, 1999.

#157 Authorized to extend the temporary part time Program Specialist IV, LG 24 from October 10, 1997 through October 9, 1998.

#158 Authorized to extend educational leave of absence without pay to Jan Kemp from December 2, 1997 through August 14, 1998.

SWEEPSTAKES COMMISSION
The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#159 Authorized lease agreement with Bert Whittemore Revocable Trust at $355,387.50 for a new building to be located on Integra Drive in Concord from May 1, 1998 through April 30, 2008.

#160 Authorized to accept and place on file, the Annual Report for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1997.

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

#161 Authorized contract with R. S. Audley, Inc., of Bow at $10,685,414.62 for construction on the Everett Turnpike and Daniel Webster Highway in Nashua.

#162 Authorized contract with J.G.E. Enterprises, Inc. of Manchester at $79,383 for paving a park and ride lot in Portsmouth.

#163 Authorized contract with Continental Paving, Inc. at $361,240 for sidewalk construction and granite curb and shoulders in Hudson.

#164 Authorized contract with Capital Well Company, Inc. of Dunbarton at $21,702.50 for drilled wells and pumps on the properties of Richard Reinhold and Paula Robson of Londonderry.

#165 Authorized contract with L.G. Cushing & Sons, Inc. of Walpole at $22,890 for drilled wells and pumps on the property of John Putnam of Newton.

#166 Authorized contract with L.G. Cushing & Sons, Inc. of Walpole at $26,886 for drilled wells and pumps on the property of Rich Winsor of Newton.

#167 Authorized agreement with Rist-Frost-Shumway Engineering of Laconia at $65,953 for engineering services for preliminary design of improvements at intersections in Franklin.

#168 Authorized to amend agreement with Hoyle, Tanner & Associates of Bedford by increasing dollar amount by $242,545.26, from $602,820 to $845,365.26.

#169 Authorized to sell .95 acres of State owned land in the Town of Hopkinton to The Davis-William Family Trust of 1994 in Hopkinton at $500 plus an Administrative Fee of $500.

#170 Authorized to pay Small Claims for the period of October through December 1997.

#171 Authorized to quitclaim whatever interest the State may have in the Old NH Rte. 302 Highway Easement in Bartlett to Attitash Mountain Service Company, Inc.

#172 Authorized to accept the Contemplated Award List for the period of August 29 through September 19, 1997.

#173 Authorized leave of absence without pay to Carol Corriveau from November 8, 1997 through February 8, 1998.

#174 Authorized out of state travel to conduct audits required on federal aid projects for the period of October through December 1997.

#175 Authorized contract with Al Melanson Co., Inc. of Keene at $40,968 for roof replacement at the Auto Shop at the State Prison.

#176 Authorized contract with Laferriere Construction, Inc. of West Danville VT at $185,933 for the Ashland Railroad Station Renovations.

#177 Authorized to amend contingency contract with D.R. Cassidy Electric Co., Inc. of Hooksett by increasing dollar amount by $32,000.

#178 Authorized contract with R.M. Piper, Inc. of Plymouth at $442,588.39 for bridge rehabilitation in Rumney.

#179 Authorized contract with R.M. Piper, Inc. of Plymouth at $293,640 for sidewalk pavement and shoulder widening in Nashua.

#180 Authorized contract with Limerick Steeplejack, Inc. of Limerick ME at $14,600 for field cleaning and painting of the Swift River Covered Bridge and picnic tables in Conway.

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

#181 Authorized to make adjustment to line items as stated in letter of September 5, 1997.

#182 Authorized to accept federal funds of $15,671.65 from the NH Highway Safety Agency through September 30, 1998.

#183 Authorized to extend the end date of grant project MC-97-33-001 through December 31, 19997.

#184 Authorized to extend lease agreement with Two Brothers Properties at $19,800 for office space in Windham from November 1, 1997 through October 31, 1999.

#185 Authorized to extend temporary full time position of Criminal Records Entry Clerk from November 9, 1997 to November 8, 1998.

#186 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY accept $100,000 form the NH Dept. of Justice for a project "CJRI - Juvenile Tracking".

#187 Authorized to restore 105.12 hours sick leave to Trooper First Class Wayne A. Huntoon.

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

A. EMPLOYMENT SECURITY - Requests permission to pay Waterfield Technology Group, Boston MA, the sum of $2,000.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Sharon Daniels, Systems Development Specialist, in the course entitled "Fast Track to Power Builder."

B. HOSPITAL - Requests permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord NH, the sum of $460.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Diana Ryan, Paralegal I, in the course entitled "Legal Research."

C. HOSPITAL - Requests permission to pay Franklin Pierce College, Concord NH, the sum of $456.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Sheila Gagnon, Internal Auditor II, in the course entitled "Organizational Behavior."

D. MEDICINE, BOARD OF - Requests permission to pay New England College, Office of Graduate and Continuing Studies, Henniker NH, the sum of $660.00, for the sole purpose of enrolling Karen Lamoureux, Administrator, in the course entitled "Independent Professional Development Project."

E. TRANSPORTATION - Requests permission to pay Plymouth State College, Plymouth NH, the sum of $376.50 for the sole purpose of enrolling Kevin Russell, Supervisor, in the course entitled "Managing Organizational Behavior."

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

A. AGRICULTURE - Requests permission for Michael Grenier, Supervisor, and Richard Cote, Investigator, or designee, to travel to Harrisburg PA, on October 19-22, 1997, to get laboratory equipment that is no longer being used. Also a cash advance of $340.00 is requested for Michael Grenier and $340.00 is requested for Richard Cote. Total Cost: $689.00. Source of Funds: 100% Registration Fees.

B. COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE - Requests permission for Cathy Eaton, and Diana Levine, Professors; Susan Jozitis, and Dan Huston, Assistant Professors; or designee, to travel to New York City NY, on October 16-18, 1997, to attend the TYCA/Northeast Conference, 32nd Annual Conference on English in the Two-year College. Total Cost: $1,964.04. Source of Funds: 100% Federal Funds.

C. CORRECTIONS - Requests permission for Christine Tuttle, Probation & Parole Officer, or designee, to travel to Los Angeles CA, on October 11-16, 1997, to attend the Seventh Annual National Conference on Domestic Violence. Also a cash advance of $1,820.00 is requested for Christine Tuttle. Total Cost: $2,205.00. Source of Funds: 100% Grant Funds.

D. CORRECTIONS - Requests permission for Larry Blaisdell, Administrator, Timothy Ackerson, Program Coor./Planner, and Jack Wawrzanski, Director, or designee, to travel to Washington DC, on October 15-16, 1997, to attend the National Corrections workshop on the Violent Offender Incarceration/Truth-in-Sentencing Drug Testing Requirements. Total Cost: $1,595.00. 100% United States Dept. of Justice.

E. CULTURAL AFFAIRS, State Library - Requests permission for Kendall Wiggin, Theresa Pare, Charles LeBlanc, and John Barrett, Librarians, or designee, to travel to West Greenwich RI, on October 26-28, 1997, to attend the Fall Chief Officers of Library Agencies in the Northeast Conference (COSLINE). Total Cost: In excess of $3,000.00. Source of Funds: All expenses paid by COSLINE.

F. EDUCATION - Requests permission for Judith Fillion, Director, Virginia Berry, Ann Whaling, and Susan Franzosa, College Representatives, or designee, to travel to Washington DC, on November 6-8, 1997, to attend the Forum on Technology in Teacher Education. Total Cost: $5,320.12. Source of Funds: 100% Federal Funds.

G. EDUCATION - Requests permission for Rose Savino, Teacher, and Barbara Patch, Remedial Teacher, or designee, to travel to Kansas City MO, on October 18-20, 1997 to attend the Consortium Arrangement of Identification and Recruitment for the Migrant Education Program. Total Cost: $1,413.00. Source of Funds: 100% Federal Funds.

H. EDUCATION - Requests permission for Dorothy Oliver, Consultant, and Art Ellison, Administrator, or designee, to travel to Cincinnati OH, on November 7-12, 1997 to attend the American Association of Adult and Continuing Education National Conference by the Northern New England Literacy Theater. Total Cost: $1, 252.74. Source of Funds: 100% Federal Funds.

I. EMPLOYMENT SECURITY - Requests permission for Doris Lachance, Administrator , and Sandra Sweeney, Supervisor, or designee, to travel to Alexandria VA, on November 1-5, 1997, to attend the 1997 Employment and Training Director's National Meeting. Total Cost: $2,810.00. Source of Funds: 100% Federal Funds.

J. ENERGY & COMMUNITY SERVICES - Requests permission for Kirk Stone, Asst. Director, and George Hunton, Program Manager, or designee to travel to Arlington VA, on October 15, 1997, to attend the National Association of State Energy Officials/US Department of Energy, Winter Fuels Conference. Total Cost: $1,200.00. Source of Funds: 100% Federal Funds.

K. ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Requests permission for Cheryl Murphy, Accountant, and Linda Spofford, Tech. Support Specialist, or designee, to travel to Philadelphia PA, on November 4-6, 1997, to attend the Partnership 2000 Workshop. Total Cost: $1,338.00. Source of Funds: 15% General & 85% Federal Funds.

L. ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Requests permission for Marc Aubrey, Andrew O'Sullivan and Gary Milbury, Air Pollution Control Engineers, or designee, to travel to Windsor Locks CT, on October 20-24, 1997, to attend the National Air Compliance Training Delivery Project-Uniform Air Quality Training Program, 100 series. Total Cost: $750.00. Source of Funds: 100% Emission Fees.

M. ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Requests permission for George McMennamin, Program Manager, Pauline Amsden, Janice Johnston, and Kathy Partridge, Accountants, or designee, to travel to Atlanta GA, on November 15-19, 1997, to attend the National Workshop for SRF. Total Cost: $5,061.00. Source of Funds 100% Federal Funds.

N. EXECUTIVE - GOVERNOR'S COMMISSION ON DISABILITY - Requests permission for Michael Jenkins, Executive Director, to travel to Washington, DC and NY City NY, on October 14-17, 1997, to meet with federal officials and disability leaders re: employment, accessibility, managed care, Americans with Disabilities Act policies. Permission is also requested for a waiver to exceed the 300 mile radius by state vehicle. Total Cost: $750.00. Source of Funds: 40% Public Awareness Donations & 51% General Funds.

O. FISH AND GAME - Requests permission for Peter Wellenberger, Manager, and Betsy Stevens, Education Coordinator, or designee, to travel to North Bend OR, on October 25-31, 1997, to attend the National Estuarine Research Reserve System (NERRS) Annual Meeting. Total Cost: $1,300.00. Source of Funds: 80% Federal & 20% Fish & Game Fund.

P. HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES - Requests permission for Alan Greene, Monadnock Family Services, Terry Morton, Commissioner, Kathleen Sgambati, Deputy Commissioner, Paul Gorman, Lee Bezanson, and Rich Crocker, Directors; David Li, Financial Analyst, Nita Tomaszewski, Program Specialist, and Katie Dunn, Medicaid Coordinator, or designee, to travel to Hartford CT, on October 16-17, 1997, to attend the Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA) Summit meeting. Total Cost: $2,457.00. Source of Funds: 50% Federal & 50% General Funds.

Q. HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES - OFFICE OF HEALTH MANAGEMENT - Requests permission for Diane Tefft, Administrator, Peter Paiton, Program Planner, Dennis O'Dowd, Wayne Johnston, and Kathleen McAllister, Health Physicists; and Louise Hannan, Lab Scientist, or designee, to travel to Hyannis MA, on November 18-21, 1997, to attend the 1997 Annual Meeting of the New England Radiological Health Committee. Total Cost: $2,182.58. Source of Funds: 22.4% Federal, 62.8% General & 14.8% Utility Funds.

R. HIGHWAY SAFETY - Requests permission for Peter Thomson, Coordinator, Edgel Crabtree, Program Manager, and Debra Garvin Administrative Supervisor, or designee, to travel to Sturbridge MA, on November 5-6, 1997, to attend training conducted by the Institute for Traffic Safety Management & Research. Total Cost: $540.00. Source of Funds: 100% Federal Funds.

S. JUSTICE - Requests permission for Jeffery Cahill, Assistant Attorney General, Federick Howell, Financial Research Analyst, and Gregory McGinn, Invesitgator, to travel to Niagara Falls NY, to attend the National Association of Medicaid Fraud Control Units. Total Cost: $2,125.00. Source of Funds: 75% Federal & 25% General Funds.

T. STATE PLANNING - Requests permission for David Hartman, Ted Diers, Marcia Thunberg, Cynthia Lay, Planners, and Mary Power, Executive Secretary, to travel to Wells ME, on October 15-17, 1997, to attend the Northeast Regional Meeting/Workshop. Total Cost: $182.00. Source of Funds: 100% Federal Funds.

U. SAFETY - Requests permission for Sheila Young, Statistical Clerk, or designee, to travel to Traverse City MI, on October 14-19, 1997, to attend the 1997 System Wide Training for the Fatality Analysis Report System. Also a cash advance of $718.00 is requested for Sheila Young. Total Cost: $1,108.00. Source of Funds: 100% Federal Funds.

V. SAFETY - Requests permission for Margaret Sova, Hearings Examiner, or designee, to travel to Washington DC, on November 6-9, 1997, to attend the Federal Justice Grants Programs, Regional Financial Management Seminar. Also a cash advance of $625.00 is requested for Margaret Sova. Total Cost: $875.00. Source of Funds: 81% Highway & 19% Turnpike Funds.

W. SAFETY - Requests permission for Richard Flynn, Commissioner, and Virginia Beecher, Director, or designee, to travel to Incline Village NV, on October 30-November 3, 1997, to attend the Driver License/Financial Responsibility Workshop. Total Cost: $3,025.00. Source of Funds: 100% Highway Funds.

X. SAFETY - Requests permission for State Police Sergeant Brian Hester, and State Police Trooper Lawrence Holdsworth, or designee, to travel to New Braintree MA, on October 7-9, 1997, to attend the EPIC/Pipeline Drug Interdiction School. Total Cost: $188.00. Source of Funds: 100% Drug Forfeiture Funds.

Y. SAFETY - Requests permission for John Howard, Navigation Maintenance Mechanic Foreman, David Arruda and James Beach, Navigation Maintenance Mechanics, or designee, to travel to Parsippany NJ, on November 16-21, 1997, to attend an Outboard Engine Systems Series Class. Also a cash advance of $545.00 is requested for John Howard , $545.00.for David Arruds AND $545.00 for James Beach. Total Cost: $1,635.00. Source of Funds: 100% Highway Funds.

Z. TRANSPORTATION - Requests permission for Leon Kenison, Commissioner and Carol Murray, Assistant Commissioner, to travel to Salt Lake City UT, on November 12-18, 1997, to attend the AASHTO National Quality Initiative and Annual Meeting. Total Cost: $4,498.40. Source of Funds: 100% Highway Funds.

AA. VETERANS HOME - Requests permission for Linda Anderson, RN, and Gladys Gilbert, RN, or designee, to travel to Ogunquit ME, on October 9-10, 1997, to attend the Promoting Excellence in Gerontological Nursing Practice. Total Cost: $700.00. Source of Funds: 22.73% General, 33.87% Federal Funds, & 43.40% Excess Income.

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

#190 Authorized request of Jack and Maria Szemplinski to dredge rocks and construct a breakwater with a cantilevered dock and piling dock at Robert's Cove on Lake Winnipesaukee in Alton.

#191 Authorized request of Lakeview Condominium Assoc. to replenish sand on a 62' wide beach on property located on Mascoma Lake in Enfield.

#192 Authorized request of the City of Portsmouth to construct a boardwalk with a wildlife blind in the upland tidal buffer zone and construct a timber pier on pilings with an observation deck at mid point and an observation deck at the terminus over the tidal mud flat on the Piscataqua River in Portsmouth.

#193 Authorized request of Harilla Landing Yacht Club to relocate two concrete pads and add a seasonal section pier on property located at Long Island on Lake Winnipesaukee in Moultonborough.

#194 Authorized request of Lucien and Diane Szmyd to construct a permanent pier on pilings with an aluminum ramp to a seasonal float within the TBZ on property located on Sagamore Creek in Rye.

#195 Authorized request of Jim Faro to move rocks from the end of breakwater and to extend the breakwater to add a piling dock onto a crib dock on property located at Lake Winnipesaukee in Moultonborough.

REMOVED FROM THE TABLE

OFFICE OF PROGRAM SUPPORT
(Tabled at the 9/15/97 G&C Meeting)

#55 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, removed from the table, and on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Griffin, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, authorized to RETROACTIVELY amend contract with Deloitte and Touche Consulting Group of Boston MA by extending the end date from August 31, 1997 to June 30, 1998 and by increasing dollar amount by $858,990, from $575,000 to $1,433,990.

DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES
(Tabled at the 9/15/97 G&C Meeting)

#131 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Normand, with Councilor Streeter and Councilor Spaulding voting NO, removed from the table and on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Normand, with Councilor Spaulding and Councilor Streeter voting NO, authorized to budget unallocated wetland fee income of $278,238 in FY98 and $192,069 in FY99 and to establish an Environmentalist I, Environmentalist II, Environmentalist III and a Program Specialist I position through June 30, 1999 as stated in letter of August 18, 1997. Fiscal Committee approved September 10, 1997.

LATE ITEMS

LABOR DEPARTMENT
A. The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Streeter, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized out of state travel from October 22-23, 1997 for five people to Baltimore MD at $3,305.

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
B. The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Streeter, authorized contract with Kelly Construction Company, Inc. of Manchester at $1,431,536 for construction of the Supreme Court Administrative Building in Concord.

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
C DENIED - The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton, voted unanimously to DENY RETROACTIVE agreement with Snowden Associates of Bedford at $19,200 for job out-placement services for laid-off employees from October 1 through December 31, 1997.

The next regular meeting of the Governor and Executive Council will be October 22, 1997, Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. in Concord at the State House.

The Honorable Board then Adjourned.

 

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