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October 14, 1998
 

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GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MINUTES
State House, Concord, NH
Ocrober 14, 1998
10:30 a.m.
#18

On motion of Councilor Streeter, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, the Governor and Executive Council voted to adjourn the meeting of September 29, 1998. The Governor and Executive Council convened the October 14, 1998 meeting at 10:30 a.m., with all present.

The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Normand, seconded by Councilor Streeter, accepted the minutes of September 29, 1998.

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

ASSISTANT COMMISSIONER: DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES
Carol J. Holahan, Concord
Effective: October 16, 1998

NEW HAMPSHIRE COUNCIL ON THE ARTS
Marie Harris, Barrington
Effective: Upon acceptance of resignation

The Governor and Executive Council confirmed the following appointments:

BOARD OF ACUPUNCTURE LICENSING
Joseph P. Dudley, Keene
(Pursuant to 1998 Chapter Law 145)
Effective: October 14, 1998
TERM: October 14, 2001

BOARD OF ACUPUNCTURE LICESNING
Jeanne Ann Whittington, Dunbarton
(Pursuant to 1998 Chapter Law 145)
Effective: October 14, 1998
TERM: October 14, 2001

STATE COMMITTEE ON AGING
Norman P. Malloy, Berlin (d)
District 1
Succeeding: Paul Lodi, Jackson
Effective: October 14, 1998
TERM: June 24, 2001

APPLE MARKETING ADVISORY BOARD
Catherine A. Violette, Dover
(Public Member)
Succeeding: Charlene Baxter, New London
Effective: October 14, 1998
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: October 14, 1998
TERM: April 14, 2001

FISH AND GAME COMMISSION
Douglas A. Ross, Newington (r)
Rockingham County
Succeeding: Caroll Pineo, Seabrook
Effective: October 14, 1998
TERM: June 29, 2003

BOARD OF FORESTERS
Thomas G. Chrisenton, Lyndeborough
(Public member)
Succeeding: Eric Leadbeater, Hopkinton
(reached term limit)
Effective: October 14, 1998
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: October 14, 1998
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

P. Mark Watts, D. Min., CGP, Auburn
(Pastoral Psychotherapist)
Pre-appointment: Pursuant to 1998 Chapter Law 234
Effective: October 31, 1998
TERM: October 31, 2000

BOARD OF NATURAL SCIENTISTS
Rick Van de Poll, Gilsum
(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: October 14, 1998
TERM; October 14, 2000

STATE COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN
Elizabeth J. Corell, Bedford
Succeeding: Debbie Fromuth, Manchester
Effective: October 14, 1998
TERM: August 27, 2001

ADVISORY COUNCIL ON WORKERS' COMPENSATION
Paul Genovese, Bow
(Representing self-funded employers)
Reappointment
Effective: October 18, 1998
TERM: October 18, 2001

The Governor nominated the following:

AIR RESOURCES COUNCIL
Paul B. Kleinman, Exeter
Public Member
Succeeding: David G. Conant, Kingston
(resigned)
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: December 6, 1999

APPELLATE BOARD
Scott D. McGuffin, Northfield
Attorney
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: October 14, 2001

AVIATION USERS ADVISORY BOARD
Mark K. Rowell, Rochester
Airport Manager
Reappointment
Effective: October 29, 1998
TERM: October 29, 2002

BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY
Charlton MacVeagh, Jr., Marlborough
Succeeding: Daniel R. Garnell, Lebanon
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: November 3, 2001

Jeannette E. Nichols, Milan
Succeeding: Willard G. Bromage, Colebrook
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: November 3, 2001

Ralph P. White, North Hampton
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: November 3, 2001

DEPUTY COMMISSIONER OF NEW HAMPSHIRE
COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE SYSTEM

Thomas B. Wisbey, Eliot, ME
Nominated by the Commissioner with approval of the Board of Governors
Effective: November 9, 1998
TERM: Serves at the pleasure of the New Hampshire
Salary: Group N, Maximum, $60,361 Community Technical College System Board of Governors

CURRENT USE ADIVSORY BOARD
Thomas N. Thomson, Orford
Public Member
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: November 16, 2000

JUVENILE PAROLE BOARD
Alan S. Greene, Dover
Succeeding: William Burke, Portsmouth
(reached term limit)
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: July 1, 2003

CHRISTA MCAULIFFE PLANETARIUM COMMISSION
Richard E. Ashooh, Bedford
Pursuant to 1998 Chapter Law 33
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: Three years from date of confirmation

Maria Manus Painchaud, Concord
Pursuant to 1998 Chapter Law 33
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: Three years from date of confirmation

PHYSICAL THERAPY GOVERNING BOARD
Elizabeth J. Cary, Derry
Public Member
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: Two years from date of confirmation

POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION COMMISSION
Kenneth R. Rhodes, Auburn
Lay Public
Succeeding: John Wallace, Lee
(resigned)
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: June 30, 2002

STATE RADIATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Charles G. Leutzinger, MD, Wilton
Medical
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: October 14, 2002

Edward P. Rooney, DVM, Auburn
Veterinary Medicine
Succeeding: Robert T. Normandin, New Boston
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: October 14, 2002

DIRECTOR OF THE DIVISION OF ECONOMIC SERVICES:
DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

Stuart T. Arnett, Claremont
Nominated by Commissioner
Succeeding: George Bald, Somersworth
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: April 1, 2002
Salary: Group N, Maximum, $60,361

RIVERS MANAGEMENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Robert Beaurivage, Manchester
Public Water Works
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: September 28, 2001

Thomas W. Sutton, Jr., Lincoln
Representative of Business and Industry Association
Succeeding: John Ragonese, Lyme
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: September 28, 2001

ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON SHORE FISHERIES
Geno J. Marconi, Jr., Portsmouth
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: October 15, 2001

WETLANDS COUNCIL
Carole L. Hall, Atkinson
Member of a Municipal Conservation Commission
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: November 21, 2001

BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY

#1 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized to hold a Public Hearing with respect to the financing of a commercial facility by the Business Finance Authority for Trustees of Proctor Academy located in Andover, NH. Action will authroize a Resolution under RSA 162-A: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 - Yes: Councilor Normand - Yes: Councilor Streeter - Yes.

EXTRACT FROM THE MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE GOVERNOR AND COUNCIL HELD ON OCTOBER 14, 1998 COUNCIL CHAMBER, CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE

At approximately 10:55 a.m., the Governor announced that the next matter to be considered would be loan made by the Business Finance Authority to the Trustees of Proctor Academy to provide a line of credit for working capital purposes 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 then said that the meeting would hear anyone wishing to speak on the subject. Jack Donovan, Executive Director of the Authority, briefly explained the project and introduced Donald Macdonald, Business Manager of Proctor Academy. 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-A:18 AWARDING A LOAN UNDER RSA 162-A:9 FROM THE BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY TO TRUSTEES OF PROCTOR ACADEMY" and moved its adoption, which was seconded by Councilor Burton. 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 Griffin, 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-A:18 AWARDING A LOAN UNDER RSA 162-A:9 FROM THE BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY OF THE STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE TO TRUSTEES OF PROCTOR ACADEMY

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 a loan by the Authority to Trustees of Proctor Academy (the "Borrower") in the original principal amount of up to $500,000 to provide support for Proctor Academy's expansion project in Andover, New Hampshire (the "Loan")

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 authorize and approve the Loan by the Authority upon the making of specific findings after public hearing;

WHEREAS, the Governor and Council will receive all the documentation and information with respect to the proposed Loan by the Authority; 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 Determination. On the basis of the documentation and information received by the Governor and Council, after a public hearing, the Governor and Council find:

a. Special Findings.

(i) The Loan in consistent with local or regional development plans or policies.

b. General Findings.

(i) The Loan that the Authority has proposed will serve a public use and provide a public benefit.

(ii) The Loan that the Authority has proposed is within the policy of, and the authority conferred, by RSA Chapter 162-A.

(iii) The Loan that the Authority has 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 Loan that the Authority has 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 Loan by the Authority as recommended by the Authority and authorize the Authority to cause the execution and delivery of the loan documents substantially in the form submitted to Governor and Council and to take such further action as the act with respect to the transaction as may be required.

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

Passed and agreed to October 14, 1998.

OFFICE OF ENERGY AND COMMUNITY SERVICES

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#2 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY enter into a contract with Southwestern Community Services, Inc., PO Box 603, 69Z Island Street, Keene, NH in an amount no to exceed $200,481.00 as a grant recipient under the Community Services Block grant for the period October 1, 1998 to September 30, 1999. (2) Further Authorized to advance the sub-grantee $23,992.00. This will enable the program to operate between monthly reimbursements.

#3 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY enter into a contract with Southern New Hampshire Services, Inc., PO Box 5040, 40 Pine Street, Manchester, NH in an amount not to exceed $460,246.00 as a grant recipient under the Community Services Block, for the period October 1, 1998 to September 30, 1999. (2) Further Authorized to advance the sub-grantee $55,078.00. This will enable the program to operate between monthly reimbursements.

#4 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY enter into a contract with Strafford County Community Action Committee, Inc., PO Box 160, County Farm Road, Dover, NH in an amount not to exceed $190,737.00 as a grant recipient under the Community Services Block Grant for the period October 1, 1998 to September 30, 1999. (2) Further Authorized to advance the sub-grantee $22,826.00. This will enable the program to operate between monthly reimbursements.

#5 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY enter into a contract with Rockingham Community Action, Inc., 7 Junkins Street, Portsmouth, NH, in an amount not to exceed $255,472.00 as a grant recipient under the Community Services Block Grant for the period October 1, 1998 to September 30, 1999. (2) Further Authorized to advance the sub-grantee $30,572.00. This will enable the program to operate between monthly reimbursements.

#6 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY enter into a contract with Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties, Inc., PO Box 1016, 2 Industrial Park Drive, Concord, NH in an amount not to exceed $228,224.00 as a grant recipient under the Community Services Block Grant for the period October 1, 1998 to September 30, 1999. (2) Further Authorized to advance the sub-grantee $27,312.00. This will enable the program to operate between monthly reimbursements.

#7 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY enter into a contract with Tri-County Community Action Program, Inc., 30 Exchange Street, Berlin, NH in an amount not to exceed $316,244.00 as a grant recipient under the Community Services Block Grant for the period October 1, 1998 to September 30, 1999. (2) Further Authorized to advance the sub-grantee $30,572.00. This will enable the program to operate between monthly reimbursements.

#8 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY enter into a contract with Tri-County Community Action Program, Inc., 30 Exchange Street, Berlin, NH in an amount not to exceed $3,500.00 as a grant recipient under the Community Services Block Grant for the period October 1, 1998 to September 30, 1999.

#9 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY enter into a contract with Wolfeboro Public Library, in an amount not to exceed $16,100.00 to complete the installation of eligible Energy Conservation Measures as outlined in letter of October 1, 1998.

OFFICE OF STATE PLANNING

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#10 Authorized the Department of Health and Human Services to provide the Office of State Planning with $2,500 through June 30, 1999 for maintenance and support of the GRANIT project at the University of New Hampshire.

#11 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Southwest Region Planning Commission, 20 Central Square, 2nd Floor, Keene, NH in the amount of $1,500 through September 30, 1999. The work tasks under this contract will enable the Region to continue their effort to address local floodplain management issues.

#12 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Rockingham Planning commission, 121 Water Street, Exeter, NH in the amount of $1,500 through September 30, 1999. The work tasks under this contract will enable the Region to continue their effort to address local floodplain management issues.

#13 Authorized to enter into an agreement with the Upper Valley Lake Sunapee Regional Planning Commission, 77 Bank Street, Lebanon, NH in the amount of $1,500 through September 30, 1999. The work tasks under this contract will enable the Region to continue their effort to address local floodplain management issues.

#14 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Central New Hampshire Regional Planning Commission, 12 Cross Street, Penacook, NH in the amount of $1,500 through September 30, 1999. The work tasks under this contract will enable the Region to continue their effort to address local floodplain management issues.

#15 Authorized to enter into an agreement with SLC Operating Limited Partnership (The Wayfarer Inn) in the amount of $5,500 to provide facility rental, audio-visual equipment, refreshments, and a luncheon at the 6th annual Recycling in New Hampshire: The Next Millennium Conference.

#16 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, authorized to enter into Memorandum of Agreement with the University of New Hampshire, Complex Systems Research Center, in the amount of $22,000 in federal funds. This agreement is to assist CSRC in providing technical assistance relative to mapping/graphics production to New Hampshire Estuaries Project contractors. SOLE SOURCE

#17 Authorized to AMEND an existing agreement with the University of New Hampshire, program on Consensus and Negotiation, [initially approved January 28, 1998 (Item #9)]. The purpose of this amendment is to modify the work tasks for the University for an additional financial consideration of $3,000, for a new total of $27,500.

#18 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, authorized the Department to conduct a one-day Planning and Zoning Workshop to be held on Saturday, November 14, 1998 at the New Hampshire Technical Institute in Concord, New Hampshire at a total cost not to exceed $7,000.00. SOLE SOURCE

OFFICE OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

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

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

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

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

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

#24 Authorized the nomination for promotion to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, New Hampshire Air National Guard, Major John W. rice.

#25 Authorized the nomination for promotion to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, New Hampshire Air National Guard, Major David a. Stevenson.

DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#26 Authorized to enter into a one-year lease agreement with the City of Concord for the rental of state owned property located at 247-249 Pleasant Street, Concord, NH for the amount of $1.00 per year through June 12, 1999.

#26A Authorized Bureau of General Services to AMEND an existing contract with Central Maine Power, Augusta, ME. This amendment will extend the termination date from May 27, 1998, to December 31, 1998 to increase the original contract by $8,000 (from $27,500 to $35,500).

#26B Authorized appointment of Councilor Bernard A. Streeter, Jr. as a designee of the Executive Council to hold a hearing on the proposal for the refinancing of existing indebtedness, construction, renovation, and purchase of equipment project in connection with Daniel Webster College, Nashua, NH.

#26C Authorized approval of the Supplemental Report and Findings of Councilor Raymond S. Burton with regard to a certain refinancing of existing indebtedness project with Cottage Hospital, Woodsville, NH.

#27 Authorized blanket authorization for 2 or more Administrative Service's Staff to travel to the Boston area for Raptor Firewall, Microsoft, and other vendor's training/seminars for the period October 15 through March 31. Travel would be in support of the NH State Unified Network and the Administrative Services Local Area Network.

#28 Authorized the quarterly revised schedule and status report of Capital Budget Projects Authorized under Chapter 309, Laws of 1995; Chapters 310, 190 and 235 Laws of 1996; Chapter 349, Laws of 1997 and Chapter 223 and 226, Laws of 1998 as indicated in letter of October 6, 1998.

#29 Authorized list of agency transfers for Fiscal Year 1999 during the month of September 1998.

DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL AFFAIRS

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#30 Authorized Div. of Arts to grant an award to New Hampshire Symphony Orchestra upon Governor and Council approval in the amount of $9,000. These funds will support the organization's hiring of a full time Marketing Director.

#31 Authorized Div. of Arts to grant an award to New Hampshire Philharmonic Orchestra upon Governor & Council approval in the amount of $6,300. These funds will support the Philharmonic's 1998-99 concert season.

TREASURY DEPARTMENT

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#32 Authorized the Comptroller 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 to be issued to Wayne D. King in the amount of $61.18.

#33 Authorized to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated and to issue checks totaling the amount of $22,134.22 as indicated in letter dated September 30, 1998.

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#34 Authorized to accept and expend a grant of $30,771 from the U.S. Dept. of Education through June 30, 1999.

#35 Authorized to accept $16,772.67 for the period of October 14, 1998 to December 31, 1998, from the New Hampshire Highway Safety Agency for a Motor Vehicle Homicide Seminar.

#35A Authorized to accept and expend a grant of $194,710 from the US Department of Justice from the period of Governor and Council approval to September 30, 1999. (2) Authorized to grant funds of $194,710 to the Department of Safety, Division of State Police (Fund 025) for the period of Governor and Council approval to September 30, 1999.

#35B Authorized to accept and expend a grant of $210,000 from the US Department of Justice from the period of Governor and Council approval to December 31, 1999. (2) Authorized to grant funds of $210,000 to the Department of Safety, Division of State Police (Fund 025) for the period of Governor and Council approval to December 31, 1999.

#36 Authorized a salary increment of $2,800 to Senior Assistant Attorney General John P. Kacavas, effective upon Governor and Council approval, as Authorized by RSA 94:1-a. His salary will increase from Step 4, $60,800 to Maximum, $63,600.

#37 Authorized a salary increment of $2,585 to Assistant Attorney General Jennifer J. Patterson effective October 17, 1998 as Authorized by RSA 94:1-a. Her salary will increase from Step 3, $50,455 to Step 4, $53,455.

NEW HAMPSHIRE BOARD OF ACCOUNTANCY

#38 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 Fiscal Year 1998.

OFFICE OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#39 Authorized to accept and expend DR-1077 Hazard Mitigation funds in the amount of $59,659.00 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency for the period through September 30, 1999.

#40 Authorized out-of-state travel throughout the New England area for the second quarter of fiscal year 1999.

HIGHWAY SAFETY AGENCY

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#41 Authorized to accept $286,419 in additional federal Section 410 Drunk Driving Prevention Incentive Grant Funds from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to be appropriated as indicated in letter of September 29, 1998.

#42 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Normand with Councilor Streeter voting NO, authorized to enter into an agreement with Robert L. Holmes in the amount of $9,000 through June 30, 1999 to continue to administer and coordinate the "Beating the Odds in Life" Program. SOLE SOURCE

LIQUOR COMMISSION

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#43 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Decorative Interiors of Laconia, Inc., 370 Union Avenue, Laconia, NH in the total amount of $7,125.00 for the period October 16,1 998 through November 30, 1998 for the purpose of replacing/repairing flooring at State Liquor Store #1, Concord, NH.

#44 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Griffin, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, authorized to RETROACTIVELY enter into an agreement with Motorola, Inc., in the amount of $89,824.00 for the period October 1, 1998 through June 30, 2002 for the lease/purchase of digital mobile radios for the Enforcement Division of the New Hampshire State Liquor Commission. SOLE SOURCE

PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#45 Authorized to accept a gift on behalf of the State in the amount of $651.00 for travel related expenses. Robert Frank, Hearings Examiner, will be traveling to San Francisco, California to participate in a conference sponsored by AiC Worldwide on October 26-27, 1998. AiC Worldwide will pay for the cost of travel and lodging.

#46 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY accept a gift on behalf of the State in the amount of $500.00 for travel related expenses. Commissioner Bruce B. Ellsworth traveled to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to attend the Seventh Annual NARUC-DOE Natural Gas Conference, with a portion of transportation, meals and lodging paid for by NARUC.

DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

#47 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Normand, authorized to enter into contract with Wang Laboratories, Inc., 600 Technology Park Drive, Billerica, MA in the amount of $64,306.56. The contract is for two years commending upon approval of Governor and Council. This contract will provide maintenance for both Hardware and Operating System Software.

EMPLOYMENT SECURITY

#48 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Streeter, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, authorized to RETROACTIVELY expend existing federal funds for 4 days of out-of-state travel to allow 4 employees to travel to Point Pleasant, New Jersey at an estimated cost of $2,190.00 to attend a Remote Initial Claims project managers' multi-regional meeting on October 13, 1998 through October 16, 1998. To further request permission to travel by private automobile instead of by air for travel performed outside a 300-mile radius of the employee's official headquarters.

FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT

#49 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Normand, authorized to purchase 11.9 acres of land in the Town of Wilmot, NH from Kenneth A. Boucher for the sum of $57,000.00. This purchase will establish a public access facility and enhance fishing and boating opportunities at Eagle Pond for the Public.

DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#50 Authorized Office of Travel and Tourism Development to AMEND contract with the New England Sate Travel Directors Council, Inc. (d/b/a Discover New England), for regional international marketing in the amount of $16,000.00 for a new total of $91,000.00 through June 30, 1999. The additional funding will enable OTTD to expand its participation in current DNE programs such as travel trade shows, travel agent training, and cooperative advertising opportunities.

#50A Authorized Div. of Parks and Recreation and the Div. of Forests and Lands to accept and expend an additional $124,564.00 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the State Office of emergency Management in order to reimburse expenses for mitigating ice storm related damage throughout the state's trails and forests.

#50B Authorized Div. of Parks and Recreation to accept and expend $38,798.00 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the State Office of Emergency Management in order to reimburse expenses for mitigating rain storm, flooding damage through the State's trails in Grafton County and budget as indicated in letter of September 24, 1998.

#51 Authorized Div. of Parks and Recreation, Bureau of Trails to enter into a Grant-in-Aid Equipment Contract with the Crotched Mountain Ridge Runners snowmobile club in the amount of $5,751.00.

#52 Authorized Div. of Parks and Recreation, Bureau of Trails to enter into a Grant-in-Aid Construction Contract with the Tilton/Northfield Arch Trail Travelers in the amount of $967.50.

#53 Authorized Div. of Forests and Lands to enter into Ice Storm Community Forestry Grants in the amount of $325,692.60 with the communities listed in letter of September 28, 1998, through December 31, 1999. This Community Grants Program has been developed to assist municipalities with the recovery of their shade trees, street trees, and forests from the ice storm disaster of January 1998.

#54 Authorized Div of Parks and Recreation to renew membership for the 1998-1999 season with the NH Campground Owner's Association in the amount of $4,125.00.

#55 Authorized Div of Parks and Recreation to renew their membership for the 1998-99 season with the Lincoln-Woodstock Chamber of Commerce, Lincoln, NH in the amount of $1,690.00. (2) Further Authorized to participate in various cooperative-advertising programs through Lincoln-Woodstock Chamber of Commerce not to exceed $3,000.00.

DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#56 Authorized Waste Management Div. to accept donations of merchandise from various commercial and nonprofit organizations. These donations will be used as prizes in the state contest drawing to be held on a date to be determined following America Recycles Day on November 15, 1998. Total donated prizes shall not exceed $2,500.00.

#57 Authorized Air Resources Div. to re-budget funds in the amount of $31,997 from the US Environmental protection Agency through June 30, 1999. (2) Further Authorized the Director of Accounting Services to budget as indicated in letter of September 15, 1998.

#58 Authorized to extend the expenditure of federal funds from the US Environmental Protection Agency for the Innovation Through Pollution Prevention Project, through March 31, 1999. The funding is budgeted as indicated in letter of September 30, 1998.

#59 Authorized to enter into an agreement with North Country Council, Inc., the Cottage at the Rocks, 107 Glessner Road, Bethlehem, NH in the amount of $58,500 through September 30, 1999 (2) Authorized to enter into an agreement with Northeast Rural Water Association, 6 Prim road, PO Box 622, Colchester, VT in the amount of $83,000 through September 30, 1999. (3) Authorized to enter into an agreement with Northeast Rural Community Assistance Program, 218 Central Street, PO Box 429, Winchendon, MA in the amount of $91,472 through September 30, 1999. These agreements will provide technical assistance to small public water systems to further compliance with the Safe Water Drinking Water Act. (4) Authorized to accept $861,339 from the US environmental Protection Agency through June 30, 1999. These funds will increase the FY 99 budget.

#60 Authorized Water Div. to enter into contract AMENDMENT with Environmental Monitoring Laboratory, Inc., 59 N. Plains Industrial Park, Wallingford, CT in the amount of $825.00. This amendment is to an existing agreement [initially approved on June 24, 1998 (Item #94)]; the total of the contract including this amendment is $15,893.00.

#61 Authorized Water Div. to AMEND an existing multi-year agreement with White Mountain Resource Management, Inc., PO Box 1081, Ashland, NH for turn-key management services for bio-solids generated at the Franklin Wastewater Treatment Plant.

#62 Authorized to AMEND the existing contract [initially approved 6/25/97 (Item #138) with Voyager systems, Inc., Pine Tree Place, 360 Route 101, Suite 1501, Bedford, NH for applications and database conversion, through December 31, 1998. This is a time extension request; no new funds are involved.

NEW HAMPSHIRE DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES COUNCIL

#63 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized the Developmental Disabilities Council, Office of the Commissioner to enter into an agreement with the New Hampshire Regional Action Committees, 18 Lowe Avenue, PO Box 753, Concord, NH in the amount of $21,000.00, through September 1, 1999. The purpose of this contract is to continue to advance integration inclusion, equality and opportunities for people with disabilities and/or their families within their own communities.

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
OFFICE OF FINANCE

#64 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Streeter, authorized to AMEND the agreement between the Secretary of the US Department of Health and Human Services and the State of New Hampshire, to extend Social Security and Medicare coverage to the employees of School Administrative Unite #70 whose positions are covered by the NH retirement System-Group I. Effective date of coverage is July 1, 1998.

OFFICE OF HEALTH MANAGEMENT

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#65 Authorized Office of Health Management, Bureau of Family and Community Health to accept and expend $261,497 in federal Title X funds from US Department of Health and Human Services, through June 30, 1999, and further Authorized the Comptroller to budget the funds as indicated in letter of September 15, 1998.

#66 Authorized Office of Health Management to establish a Health Promotion Advisor position through June 30, 1999 as specified in the letter dated June 25, 1998. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

#67 Authorized Office of Health Management, Bureau of Disease Prevention and Control, to accept and expend funds in the amount of $511,353 from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for HIV prevention services, and $107,792 from the federal Health Resources and Services Administration for HIV patient care, through June 30, 1999.

#68 Authorized Office of Health Management, Bureau of Disease Prevention and Control, to AMEND an existing agreement with Strafford County Prenatal and Family Planning Program, Inc., Dover, NH [initially approved June 11, 1997 (Item #57) and amended on May 27, 1998, (Item #71)], by increasing the dollar amount by $21,917, from $1,133,108 to $1,155,025. This amendment will become effective August 1, 1998.

#69 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, authorized Office of Health Management, Bureau of Family and Community Health, to contract with Child Health Services of Manchester, NH in the amount of $50,000, effective on the date of Governor and Council approval through June 30, 1999. SOLE SOURCE

#70 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, authorized Office of Health, Bureau of Family and Community Health to AMEND an existing agreement with Manchester Community Center of Manchester, NH, [initially approved June 15, 1997 (Item #186), and amended on September 4, 1997 (Item #63)], by increasing the dollar amount by $166,029, from $744,618 to $910,647 through June 30, 1999. SOLE SOURCE

#71 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, authorized Office of Health, 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, 1997 (Item #218), and amended on September 4, 1997 (Item #64, and amended on April 15, 1998 (Item #57)], by increasing the dollar amount by $76,191, from $648,622 to $724,813 through June 30, 1999. SOLE SOURCE

#72 Authorized Office of Health Management, Bureau of Family and Community Health, to AMEND an existing agreement with Planned Parenthood of Northern New England, Inc. of Williston, Vermont, (Initially approved June 25, 1997, (Item #216)], by increasing the dollar amount by $84,960, from $1,368,670 to $1,453,630. This amendment will become effective August 1, 1998, or date of Governor and Council approval, whichever is later.

#73 Authorized Office Of Health Management, WIC Nutrition Service Bureau, to accept and expend $136,337 in additional federal WIC Infrastructure Funds from the US Department of Agriculture through June 30, 1999.

OFFICE OF FAMILY SERVICES

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#74 Authorized Div. of Family Assistance to RETROACTIVELY accept and expend $119,818.00 from the US Department of Agriculture for New Hampshire's Employment and Training Plan for Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 1999, through September 30, 1999 and further Authorized the Comptroller to allocate the funds as indicated in letter of September 24, 1998.

#75 Authorized Div. of Family Assistance to RETROACTIVELY accept and expend $303,126.00 from the US Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families for the State Welfare Reform Evaluation, retroactive to October 1, 1998 through September 30, 1999 and further Authorized the Comptroller to allocate the funds as indicated in letter of September 25, 1998.

#76 Authorized Office of Family Services, Children, Youth and Families to accept and expend federal grant funds in the amount of $446,941, available from the US Dept. of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, through June 30, 1999, and further Authorized the Comptroller to allocate and budge the funds as indicated in letter of September 8, 1998.

#76A Authorized to accept and expend additional federal Title XIX Medicaid funds from the US Department of Health and Human Services, Health Care Financing Administration, in the amount of $10,510,500.00 for SFY-99, through June 30, 1999.

#77 Authorized to transfer and expend $148,000 in general funds for training, as specified in letter of September 16, 1998. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

#78 Authorized Div. of Behavioral Health to RETROACTIVELY enter into an Agreement with Southwestern Community Services, Inc., PO Box 603, Keene, NH, in an amount not to exceed $77,316.51. This amount represents an award effective retroactive to July 1, 1998 through June 30, 1999.

#79 Authorized Div. of Behavioral Health to RETROACTIVELY enter into an agreement with Strafford County Community Action Committee, Inc., PO Box 160, Dover, NH, in an amount not to exceed $34,891.75. This amount represents an award effective retroactive to July 1, 1998 through June 30, 1999.

#80 Authorized Div. of Behavioral Health to RETROACTIVELY enter into an agreement with Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties, Inc., PO Box 1016, Concord, NH in an amount not to exceed $77,800.53. this amount represents an award effective retroactive to July 1, 1998, through June 30,1999.

#81 Authorized Div. of Behavioral Health to RETROACTIVELY enter into an agreement with Rockingham Community Action, 7 Junkins Avenue, Portsmouth, NH, in an amount not to exceed $34,208.51. This amount represents an award effective retroactive to July 1, 1998, through June 30, 1999.

#82 Authorized Div. of Behavioral Health to RETROACTIVELY enter into an agreement with Tri-County Community Action Program, Inc., 30 Exchange Street, Berlin, NH in an amount not to exceed $117,557.75. This amount represents an award effective retroactive to July 1, 1998, through June 30, 1999.

#83 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, authorized Office of Family Services, Children, Youth and Families to enter into an agreement with the National Association of Foster Care Reviewers, Atlanta Georgia, in an amount not to exceed $7,500.00 through June 30, 1999. SOLE SOURCE

#83A The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, authorized Div. of Behavioral Health to enter into contract with Public Consulting Group, Inc., 294 Washington Street, Tenth Floor, Boston, MA, in the amount of $54,500.00, through June 30, 1999. SOLE SOURCE

#84 Authorized Office of Family Services, Children, Youth and Families to enter into a contract with the University System of NH, College for Lifelong Learning, Manchester, NH in an amount not to exceed $5,760.00 through June 30, 1999.

#85 Authorized Div. of Behavioral Health to AMEND the existing agreement with Attorney John P. LeBrun, 46 N. State Street, Concord, NH, [Initially approved June 24, 1998 (Item #160), by increasing the Price Limitation by $11,520.00 from $14,269.00 to 424,637.00 through June 30, 1999.

NEW HAMPSHIRE HOSPITAL

#86 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Normand, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, authorized to carry forward prior year's balance in the amount of $1,869 and to accept and expend grant funds from the NH Department of Education, Adult Basic Education Program, in the amount of $10,362, through June 30, 1999.

DEPARTMENT OF YOUTH DEVELOPMENT SERVICES

#87 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Streeter, authorized to pay overtime in the amount of $10,369.65 for permanent personnel from Class 10 appropriations for positions that are vacant due to sickness, extended leaves of absence or pending recruitment.

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#88 Authorized to utilize the services of Carol Honeychurch MD to provide medical consultations, up to an estimated total of $40,600.00 during Fiscal Year 1999. Dr. Honeychurch will provide medical consultations to the staff of the Div. of Adult Learning and Rehabilitation.

#89 Authorized to accept and expend $338,805.22 from the US Department through June 30, 1999 and direct the Director, Div. of Accounting Services, to adjust the budget as indicated in letter of September 21, 1998.

NH COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE SYSTEM

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#90 Authorized the NHTI to extend the service period of Ms. Patricia Chungu, position number 8T029, as a temporary full-time Executive Secretary, Labor Grade 10, for a period of 8 months. The extension period will be from November 4, 1998 through June 30, 1999.

#91 Authorized the Berlin Community Technical College to extend the service period of Mr. Richard Alger, position number 8T028, as a temporary part-time Program Specialist IV (School-to-Work Coordinator), Labor Grade 24, Step IV, for a period of nine months. The extension period will be from October 9, 1998 through June 30, 1999.

#92 Authorized the NHTC, Berlin NH to extend the program period for the grant entitled, "Tri-State Physics: An Undergraduate Faculty Enhancement Program for Physics Instructors in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont", as funded by the National Science Foundation from November 30, 1998 to June 30, 1999.

NEW HAMPSHIRE SWEEPSTAKES COMMISSION

#93 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Streeter, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized to accept and place on file the Annual Report for fiscal year ended June 30, 1998.

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORATION

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#94 Authorized to enter into consultant service agreements with GEI Consultants, Inc., Sufforlk Building, 53 Regional Drive, Concord, NH and Sanborn, Head & Associates, Inc., 6 Garvins Falls Road, Concord, NH. These agreements will enable the Department to undertake certain hazardous materials investigations for a combined fee not to exceed $600,000.00.

#95 WITHDRAWN BY AGENCY

#96 WITHDRAWN BY AGENCY

#97 Authorized to enter into contract with SPS New England, Inc., of Salisbury, MA on the basis of a low bid of $4,210,845.87. This contract provides for construction of a new welcome center building, new car parking areas, new truck parking areas and construction of a sound barrier.

#98 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY enter into contract with EDP Environmental Services Inc., 396 N. Main Street, Salem, NH, for the cleanup of Mechanical Services Welding Shop.

#99 Authorized to approve contract with Larry G. Cushing & Sons, Inc. of Walpole, NH, on the basis of a low bid of $1,461.00. This contract provides for the filter installation at the property of Debbie Marden, Route 28, Chichester, NH.

#100 Authorized to execute a Loan Agreement with the New Hampshire Northcoast Corporation in an amount not to exceed $401,931.00. This will provide financial assistance through the Class III Railroad and Cog Railroad Capital Rail Line Rehabilitation and Equipment Revolving Loan Fund for the New Hampshire Northcoast to rebuild the prime movers in the 3 locomotives, purchase a used caboose, and complete construction of a car repair shop in Ossipee.

#101 Authorized to enter into consultant service agreements with GEI Consultants, Inc., Suffolk Building, 53 Regional Drive, Concord, NH and Sanborn, Head & Associates, Inc., 6 Garvins Falls Road, Concord, NH. These agreements will enable the Department to undertake certain hazardous materials investigations for a combined fee not to exceed $600,000.00.

#102 Authorized to increase the contingency with Limerick Steeplejack, Inc., Limerick, ME by $12,500.00, from $2,190.00 to $14,690.00. This changes the August 20, 1997 original resolution encumbrance of $16,790.00 (bid amount of $14,600.00 plus 15% contingency of $2,190.00) to a revised amount of $29,290.00

#103 Authorized to increase the contingency for Contract #413416 by $1,071,000.00, from $560,532.40 to $1,631,532.40. This changes the November 9, 1995 original resolution encumbrance of $11,771,180.95 (bid amount of $11,210,648.55 plus 5% contingency of $560,532.40) to a revised amount of $12,842,180.95.

#104 Authorized to increase the contingency with The Lane Construction Corp., of Meriden, CT by $95,200.00, (from $190,678.80.00 to 285,878.80). This changes the March 23, 1998 original Contract resolution of $2,097,466.80 (bid amount of $1,906,788.00 plus 10% contingency of $190,788.80) to a revised encumbrance of $1,192,666.80.

#105 Authorized to increase the contingency with Moores Marine Construction Corp., of Dover, NH by $120,675.00, from $63,979.90 to $184,654.90. This changes the June 8, 1998 original resolution encumbrance of $703,778.90 (bid amount of $639,799.00 plus 10% contingency of $63,979.90) to a revised amount of $824,453.90.

#106 Authorized to grant to John and Elizabeth Haab, an easement for access to their property across an access road purchased and utilized by the Department for service to a DOT maintenance facility.

#107 Authorized to grant a permanent easement for pipe sleeves to G. Page Brown, Jr. and Mary F. Brown and to G. Page Brown, Jr. as Trustee of the Memur Realty Trust, as partial compensation and final settlement of the associated eminent domain acquisitions of portions of these properties as part of the above referenced project.

#108 Authorized to transfer all maintenance and management responsibilities associated with the historic Connor Farm and homestead in Exeter to the Department of Fish and Game to utilize the property as a wildlife management area.

#108A Authorized RETROACTIVE out-of-state travel expenditures incurred by 2 Department employees. The total expenditures incurred will be paid from the accounts as indicated in letter of October 6, 1998.

#109 Authorized to accept the Contemplated Award List for the period of September 9, 1998 through September 22, 1998.

DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#110 Authorized Div. of State Police, to accept the donation of a Belgian Malinois canine. The animal meets the criteria for a police canine and would be trained and used by the State Police.

#111 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, authorized Div. of State Police to enter into an agreement with Concord Aviation Services to provide an annual inspection of the Cessna Aircraft owned by the State Police. The cost will not exceed $10,000. The term of the contract is through June 30, 1999. SOLE SOURCE

#112 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, authorized Div. of State Police to enter into an agreement with Keller & Heckman of Washington, D.C. to provide legal assistance to the State of New Hampshire. The cost will not exceed $25,000. This will provide legal assistance in the States appeal of the FCC decision regarding the VHF common carrier frequencies relinquished by New England Telephone Company. SOLE SOURCE

#112A Authorized contract with American Banknote Card Services, Inc., to provide Visa/Mastercard processing services through June 30, 1999. The fees due the vendor will be deducted directly from the revenue based on the percentages stated in the contract.

#113 Authorized Div. of State Police to restore 165 hours and 40 minutes sick leave to Trooper first Class Susan A. Schack.

DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#114 Authorized request of Robert Bourgeois to construct a breakwater in an "L" configuration with associated docking structures. Construct a perched beach on property located at Governor's Island on Lake Winnipesaukee in Gilford.

#115 Authorized request of William & Carole Bailey Family Land Trust to construct dug-in boathouse providing 2 slips, retaining wall and a seasonal pier at High Haith on Squam Lake in Center Harbor.

#116 Authorized request of Governor's Island Club Inc. to riprap to prevent further erosion of shoreline on property located at Lake Winnipesaukee in Gilford.

#117 TUITION REQUESTS

A. COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE - Request permission to pay Plymouth State College, Plymouth NH, the sum of $600.00 for the sole purpose enrolling Rebecca Hebert-Sweeney, Professor, in the course entitled "Legal Issues in Policy Making."

B. TRANSPORTATION - Requests permission to pay Plymouth State College, Plymouth, NH, the sum of $819.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Kevin Russell, Civil Engineer, in the course entitled "Policy Topics Small Business" also permission to pay New Hampshire College, Manchester, NH, the sum of $247.50 for the sole purpose of enrolling Michael Brown, Accountant, in the course entitled "Organizational Leadership" also permission to pay New Hampshire College, Manchester, NH, the sum of $945.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Roland Sparks, Project Manager, in the courses entitled "Multinational Marketing Strategies" and "Multinational Corporate Environment"

C. TREASURY - Requests permission to pay Franklin Pierce College, Concord, NH, the sum of $200.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Cheryl Murphy, Accountant, in the course entitled "Money and Banking."

#118 TRAVEL REQUESTS

A. BANKING - Requests permission for George Harrington, Daniel Bilodeau, Christopher Blanchette, and H. Kurt Gillies, Bank Examiners, or designee, to travel to Washington, DC, on November 3-6, 1998 to attend the Advanced Examiner Training School. Total Cost: $5,803.00. Source of Funds: 100% Assessments.

B. COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE - Requests permission for Susan Row Morison, Professor, and Gale Hall, Associate Professor, or designee, to travel to Toronto, Canada, on November 18-22, 1998, to attend the National Association for the Education of Young Children Conference. Total Cost: $940.75. Source of Funds: 40% General Funds & 60% Tuition.

C. COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE - Requests permission for Glenn DuBois, Commissioner, Lucille Jordan, President, and Jane Power Kilcoyne, President or designee, to travel to Ithaca, NY, on November 7-12, 1998 to attend Cornell University International Institute for Community College Development Executive Leadership Conference. Total Cost: $2,910.75. Source of Funds: 40% General Funds & 60% Tuition.

D. CORRECTIONS - Requests permission for Roderick Greenwood, Sergeant, and Jill Moran, Corrections Officer, or designee, to travel to Boston, MA, on November 17-18, 1998, to attend the National Law Enforcement Criminal Justice Expo and Conference. Total Cost: $220.00. Source of Funds: 93% General and 7% Federal Funds.

E. CULTURAL RESOURCES, Division of the Arts - Requests permission for Christine Dwyer, Council Chair, Chester Bowles, Council Member, Rebecca Lawrence, Director, David Snyder, Grants and Information Officer, Catherine O'Brian, and Judy Rigmont, Coordinators, or designee, to travel to Portland, OR, on November 11-15, 1998 to attend the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies Annual Meeting (NASAA). ALSO A CASH ADVANCE OF $590.00 IS REQUESTED for Rebecca Lawrence, and ALSO A CASH ADVANCE OF $460.00 IS REQUESTED for Judy Rigmont, and ALSO A CASH ADVANCE OF $690.00 IS REQUESTED for David Snyder, and ALSO A CASH ADVANCE OF $160.00 IS REQUESTED for Catherine O'Brian. Total Cost: $8,945.00. Source of Funds: $1,270.00 Arts Council Chair paying own travel, $850.00 Subsidized by The National Endowment for the Arts and the balance of $5,645.00 is 100% Federal Funds.

F. EDUCATION - Requests permission for Justina Hale-List, and Virginia O'Brien Irwin, Administrators, or designee, to travel to Kansas City, MO, on October 27-November 1, 1998 to attend the National Tech Prep Network Conference. Total Cost: $2,879.00. Source of Funds: 100% Federal Funds.

G. EDUCATION - Requests permission for Susan Auerbach, Joan Schwartz, Joanne Baker, and William Porter, Administrators; Edward Hendry, Christy Hammer, Tondy Higginbotham, Lynda Thistle-Elliot, Edward Taylor, and Michelle Munson, Education Consultants; and Judith Fillion, Director, or designee, to travel to Wakefield, MA, on October 25-28, 1998 to attend the Data Strategies Institute III and Schoolwide Congress. Total Cost: $3,606.00. Source of Funds: 100% Federal Funds.

H. EDUCATION - Requests permission for Timothy Kurtz, and Susan McKevitt, Education Consultants, or designee, to travel to Santa Barbara, CA, on October 24-30, 1998, March 20-26, 1999, and June 27-July 2, 1999 to attend the Equity in Mathematics Education Leadership Institute Meetings. Total Cost: $11,088.00. Source of Funds: 37% Federal Funds & 63% Paid for by the University of California.

I. EDUCATION - Requests permission for Elaine Van Dyke, Administrator, Don Marsh, Management Analyst, Deborah Evans, Account Technician, Sheila Ross, Internal Auditor, Maureen Clark, Phyllis Cole, and Jay Pietrzak, Accountants, or designee, to travel to Boston, MA, on November 4-5, 1998 to attend the USDA Second Annual Financial Meeting. Total Cost: $148.55. Source of Funds: 100% Federal Funds.

J. ELECTRICIANS' BOARD - Requests permission for Mark Hilbert, William Benard, and Henri Dionne, Sr., Inspectors, or designee, to travel to Boston, MA, on December 7-8, 1998 to attend a seminar regarding extensive changes in the 1999 edition of the National Electrical Code. Total Cost: $647.00. Source of Funds: 100% General Funds.

K. ENERGY AND COMMUNITY SERVICES - Requests permission for MaryAnn Manoogian, Assistant Director, and Mitch Koenig, Program Manager, or designee, to travel to Brooklyn, NY, on October 26-29, 1998 to attend the 1998 Weatherization State Program Manager's Meeting. Total Cost: $3,000.00. Source of Funds: 100% Federal Funds.

L. ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Requests permission for Carl Baxter, P.E., and Kenneth Marschner, Administrators, and Michael Sills, P.E.,, Chief Engineer, or designee, to travel to Washington, DC, on October 18-20, 1998 to attend the Association of State and Territorial Solid Waste Management Officials Annual Meeting. Total Cost: $2,131.00. Source of Funds: 100% Federal Funds.

M. ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Requests permission for Richard Skarinka, Program Manager, John Bush, Administrator, Pauline Amsden, and Kathy Partirdge, Accountants, or designee, to travel to Seattle, WA, on November 7-13, 1998 to attend the National Workshop for SRF & EPA Workgroup Meeting. Total Cost: $6,206.00. Source of Funds: 70.4% Federal Funds & 29.6% Loan Management Fees.

N. ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Requests permission for Robert Varney, Commissioner, and George Dana Bisbee, Assistant Commissioner, or designee, to travel to Coeur D'Alene, ID, on October 24-30, 1998 to attend the Environmental Council of the States 1998 Annual Meeting. Total Cost: $3,420.00. Source of Funds: 100% General Funds.

O. ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Requests permission for Rene Pelletier, Administrator, Mark Ledgard, Hydrogeologist, and Frederick Chorman, Supervisor, or designee, to travel to Burlington, VT, on October 19-21, 1998 to attend the National Ground Water Association - Northeast Focus Ground Water Conference. Total Cost: $1,600.00. Source of Funds: 100% Federal Funds.

P. ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Requests permission for Marc Aubrey, Gary Milbury, and Jack Glenn, Air Pollution Control Engineers, or designee, to travel to Providence, RI, on October 15, 1998 to attend the VOC Workshop on Coating Calculation. Total Cost: $95.00. Source of Funds: 100% Permit Fees.

Q. LIQUOR - Requests permission for Anthony Maiola, Commissioner, Howard Roundy, Director of Information Systems, Chief, Aidan Moore, and Chief Robert Pierce, Enforcement, or designee, to travel to Salt Lake City, UT, on November 12-15, 1998 to attend the Annual National Alcohol Beverage Control Association (NABCA) Administrators Conference. Total Cost: $3,516.00. Source of Funds: $3,276.00 will be reimbursed by NABCA. The balance of $240.00 is 100% General Fund.

R. PHARMACY, Board of - Requests permission for Janet Nadeau-Leavitt, and John Toner, Compliance Investigators, or designee, to travel to Newport, RI, on November 3-6, 1998 to attend the New England Conference on Drug Diversion. Total Cost: $1,375.00. Source of Funds: 100% General Funds.

S. PUBLIC UTILITIES - Requests permission for Richard Marini, Administrator, and Robert Egan, Utility Analyst, or designee, to travel to Rocky Hill, CT, on October 20-21, 1998 to attend the Transportation Safety Institute, Pipeline Safety Seminar. Total Cost: $635.00. Source of Funds: 50% Utility Assess & 50% Federal Gas.

T. RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - Requests permission for Kathyrn Gray, Supervisor, and Jill Roy, Manager, or designee, to travel to Gatlinburg, TN, on November 9-12, 1998 to attend the Gatlinburg Gift Show. Total Cost: $2,000.00. Source of Funds: 100% Concession Operations.

U. RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - Requests permission for Bryan Nowell, Lee Gardner, and Robert Boyd, Forest Rangers, or designee, to travel to Rutland, VT, on November 2-6, 1998 to attend the RX-340 Introduction to Fire Effects course. Total Cost: $1,350.00. Source of Funds: 100% Federal Funds.

V. RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - Requests permission for Joseph Flynn, Program Manager, and Cheryl Wilson, Program Assistant, or designee to travel to Worcester, MA, on November 6, 1998 to attend the Northeast Regional Council for Small Business Education and Advocacy Training/Meeting. Total Cost: $100.00. Source of Funds: 100% Federal Funds.

W. SAFETY - Requests permission for Richard Mason, Director, and William Clark, Deputy Chief, or designee, to travel to Singer Island, FL, on December 3-6, 1998 to attend the Accreditation of Fire Service Programs Conference. Total Cost: $1,384.00. Source of Funds: 100% Highway Funds.

X. SAFETY - Requests permission for TFC Michael Houle, and TFC Neal Socha; Troopers, Erin Donini, Clifford Kahrs, Patrick Palmer, James Conrad, Bruce Twyon, Raymond Tennant, and Edward Wall, or designee, to travel to Milford, MA, on October 27, 1998 to attend Winning Strategies for Criminal Interdiction, and Motor Vehicle Drug Interdiction. Total Cost: $450.00. Source of Funds: 100% Highway Funds.

Y. SAFETY - Requests permission for Timothy Pifer, and Melisa Weber, Criminalists, or designee, to travel to Waterbury, VT, on October 16, 1998 to attend a Regional Lab Director's Meeting. Total Cost: $16.00. Source of Funds: 81% Highway Funds & 19% Turnpike Funds.

Z. TRANSPORTATION - Requests permission for Richard Marshall, Chief of Systems Planning, and Ram Maddali, Supervisor, or designee, to travel to Montpelier, VT, on October 28-29, 1998 to attend the Rural Transportation Planning Workshop. Total Cost: $485.00. Source of Funds: 80% Federal and 20% Highway Funds.

AA. TRANSPORTATION - Requests permission for Leon Kenison, Commissioner, and Carol Murray, Assistant Commissioner, or designee, to travel to Boston, MA, on November 5-11, 1998 to attend the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials Annual Meeting. Total Cost: $3,175.00. Source of Funds: 100% Highway Funds.

BB. YOUTH DEVELOPMENT SERVICES - Requests permission for Peter Favreau, Commissioner, and Phil Jurson, Program Specialist, or designee, to travel to Los Angeles, CA, on October 18-21, 1998 to attend the National Corrections Conference on Enhancing Public Safety by Reducing Substance Abuse of Youthful and Adult Offenders Conference. Total Cost: $2,468.00. All cost paid for by the United States Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs.

LATE ITEMS

DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

A. Authorized request of the Town of New London to replenish Elkins Town Beach on Pleasant Lake in New London.

B. Authorize request of the Town of New London to replenish Bucklin Town Beach on Little Lake Sunapee in New London.

DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

C. The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Streeter, authorized contract between Department and Sentinel Monitoring Corporation to provide electronic monitoring services to offenders assigned for supervision by the Court and Adult Parole Board.

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

D. The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton, approved Supplemental Contemplated Awards List for October 12, 1998.

ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

E. The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Streeter, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, authorized the request of Myles Israel to construct a breakwater with an "L" configuration and associated docking structures on property located at Lake Winnipesaukee in Gilford.

ITEM REMOVED from TABLE

#38 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Streeter, seconded by Councilor Burton, voted to remove Item #38 which was tabled on September 29, 1998 Governor and Executive Council Meeting. Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Streeter, voted to approve with Councilor Normand, voting NO, the 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.

The Governor set the next regular meeting of the Governor and Executive Council for October 28, 1998 at 10:30 a.m., Diamond Library, University of New Hampshire Campus, Durham, NH.

 

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