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Minutes
October 22, 1997
 

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GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MINUTES
State House, Concord, New Hampshire
October 22, 1997
10:00 a.m.

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

POLICY ON PARDON HEARINGS
The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Streeter, seconded by Councilor Griffin, with Councilor Burton voting NO, approved the following policy on pardon hearings:

The Governor and Executive Council will not consider any individual's request for a pardon hearing more than once during any two-year term of the Governor and Executive Council.

The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Normand, seconded by Councilor Streeter, accepted the minutes of the October 8, 1997 meeting.

The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Streeter, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, confirmed the appointment of several persons nominated for Civil Commissions from the October 8, 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:

JUSTICE, AUBURN DISTRICT COURT
John A. Korbey, Chester Effective October 17, 1997

BOARD OF REGISTRATION IN MEDICINE
Maureen Knepp, Londonderry
Effective October 5, 1997

DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY
ASSISTANT COMMISSIONER
Robert E. Dunn, Jr., Warner
Effective October 26, 1997

SKYHAVEN AIRPORT OPERATION COMMISSION
David L. Richards, Greenland
Effective September 29, 1997

STATE COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN
Ethel M. Moore, Newport
Effective September 30, 1997

The Governor and Executive Council confirmed the following appointments:

DIRECTOR, DIVISION OF ACCOUNTING SERVICES, ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES
Thomas E. Martin, Concord
(Nominated by Commissioner of Administrative Services
TERM: June 29, 2000
Succeeding: Dayle J. Carroll, Concord
Effective October 22, 1997
(Salary Grade: Group O, Step 4, $57,902)

BOARD OF ARCHITECTS
William P. Walsh, Newport
Reappointment
TERM: September 9, 2002
Effective October 22, 1997

NEW HAMPSHIRE STATE COUNCIL ON THE ARTS
Mimi Denton Bravar, Bedford
Reappointment
TERM: November 23, 2002
Effective October 22, 1997

ADVISORY PANEL ON CANCER AND CHRONIC DISEASES
Peter T. Klementowicz, MD, Nashua
TERM: October 22, 2001
Vacancy
Effective October 22, 1997

Joseph F. O'Donnell, MD, Hanover
(Grafton County/Cotton Cancer Center)
TERM: September 4, 2001
Reappointment
Effective October 22, 1997

NEW HAMPSHIRE COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE BOARD OF GOVERNORS
Joyce L. Arel, Nashua
(Education)
TERM: July 1, 2001
Succeeding: John M. Foley, Jr., Peterborough
Effective October 22, 1997

FIRE STANDARDS AND TRAINING COMMISSION
Karl J. Berardi, Bedford
(New Hampshire Permanent Firemen's Association)
TERM: February 15, 1999
Reappointment
Effective October 22, 1997

NEW HAMPSHIRE COMMISSION FOR HUMAN RIGHTS
Maureen Raiche Manning, Manchester
Succeeding: Barry Palmer, Nashua (resignation)
TERM: November 1,1998
Effective October 22, 1997

PUBLIC EMPLOYEE LABOR RELATIONS BOARD
Richard E. Molan, Manchester
(Labor)
TERM: October 2, 2003
Reappointment
Effective October 22, 1997

DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ADVISORY BOARD
Richard D. Greenley, Wilton (d)
(Agriculture)
Succeeding Peter Davis, Jaffrey
TERM: April 1, 2002
Effective October 22, 1997

The Governor nominated the following:

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, MARKETS AND FOOD
Commissioner
Stephen H. Taylor, Meriden
Reappointment
TERM: November 18, 2002
Effective upon confirmation Salary Group N, Step 5 - $57,487

DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES
Director, division of Information Technology
Thomas N. Towle, Chichester
Nominated by Commissioner of Administrative Services)
TERM: November 1, 2001
Effective November 1, 1997
Salary Grade P, Step 3 - $62,611

AGRICULTURAL LANDS PRESERVATION COMMITTEE
Ruth I. Clough, New London
Succeeding Woodrow Allard, Conway
TERM: October 10, 2000
Effective upon confirmation

ADVISORY PANEL ON CANCER AND CHRONIC DISEASES
Diane C. Fitzgerald, East Swanzey
(Cheshire County)
Reappointment
TERM: December 3,2001
Effective upon confirmation

Lucius T. Hill, Jr., MD
(Rockingham County)
Reappointment
TERM: December 3, 2001
Effective upon confirmation
Succeeding Carol Elfring, Manchester
TERM: December 19, 2001
Effective upon confirmation

Paula H. Lehmann, Center Conway
(Carroll County)
Reappointment
TERM: December 3, 2001
Effective upon confirmation

Claudette L. Mahar, Amherst
(Hillsborough County)
Reappointment
TERM: December 3, 2001
Effective upon confirmation

Philip V. Maiorano, MD, Gilford
(New Hampshire Lung Association)
Reappointment
TERM: December 3, 2001
Effective upon confirmation

Margaret Martin, Lowell, MA
(Strafford County)
Reappointment
TERM: December 19, 2001
Effective upon confirmation

Leslie K. Melby, Hopkinton
(Merrimack County)
Reappointment
TERM: December 3, 2001
Effective upon confirmation

Helen E. Shaw, Keene
(National Tumor Registrars Association)
Reappointment
TERM: December 3, 2001
Effective upon confirmation

Thomas A. Sheldon, MD, Bedford
(New Hampshire Medical Society)
Reappointment
TERM: December 3, 2001
Effective upon confirmation

CHRISTA McAULIFFE PLANETARIUM COMMISSION
Karen N. Bianco, Gilford
Succeeding John Clark, Plymouth
TERM: May 10, 2000
Effective upon confirmation

COMPENSATION APPEALS BOARD
Mark S. MacKenzie, Manchester
(Labor)
Succeeding Martin Fitzpatrick, Manchester
TERM: February 9, 2001
Effective upon confirmation

NEW HAMPSHIRE COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE
BOARD OF GOVERNORS
Philip L. Hall, Nashua
(Business and Industry)
Reappointment
TERM: July 1, 2001
Effective upon confirmation

ADVISORY COUNCIL ON CONTINUING CARE
Deborah Wallace, Warner
(Administrator of long-term care facility)
Vacancy
TERM: October 9, 1999
Effective upon confirmation

CURRENT USE BOARD
Paul T. Doherty, Gorham
(Public member/owns forest land in current use)
Reappointment
TERM: September 9, 1999
Effective upon confirmation

Robert W. Moore, Jr., Westmoreland
(Representint assessing official of town with less than 5,000 population)
Reappointment
TERM: December 23, 1999
Effective upon confirmation

Normand R. Pelletier, Salem
(Representing assessing official from town with more than 5,000 population)
Reappointment
TERM: December 23, 1999
Effective upon confirmation

Kathryn H. Temchack, Laconia
(Representing assessing official in a city)
Succeeding Richard Stapleton, Berlin (no longer eligible to serve)
TERM: March 15, 1998
Effective upon confirmation

BUREAU OF EMERGENCY COMMUNICATIONS
Executive Director
Bruce Cheney, Laconia
Reappointment
TERM: February 10, 2001
Effective upon confirmation
Salary Grade N Step 4 - $55,025)

FIRE STANDARDS AND TRAINING COMMISSION
David R. Duquette, Somersworth
(Representing Professional Firefighters of N.H.)
Succeeding William S. Stetson, Concord
TERM: November 12, 2000
Effective November 12, 1997

NEW HAMPSHIRE COMMISSION FOR HUMAN RIGHTS
Richard A. Hesse, Hopkinton
Reappointment
Succeeding Michael R. Chamberlain, Manchester (resigned)
TERM: January 1, 2003
Effective upon confirmation

MERRIMACK RIVER VALLEY FLOOD CONTROL COMMISSION
Irving P. Gray, Londonderry
Reappointment
TERM: March 1, 2000
Effective upon confirmation

PERSONNEL APPEALS BOARD
Robert J. Johnson, Hillsborough
Reappointment
TERM: June 2, 2000
Effective upon confirmation

PESTICIDES CONTROL BOARD
Byron L. Kirby, North Hampton
Reappointment
TERM: November 6, 2000
Effective upon confirmation

Walter L. Garant, Manchester
Reappointment
TERM: April 10, 2000
Effective upon confirmation

BOARD OF EXAMINERS OF PSYCHOLOGY AND MENTAL HEALTH PRACTICE
Robert W. Sturke, Ph.D., Concord
(Certified Psychologist)
TERM: August 26, 2000
Succeeding Jane A. McClung (reached term limit)
Effective upon confirmation

John A. Walsh, Psy.D., Gilford
(Certified Psychologist)
Reappointment
TERM: October 14, 2000
Effective upon confirmation

UNIVERSITY SYSTEM OF NEW HAMPSHIRE - BOARD OF TRUSTEES
George J. Khoury, Salem
Reappointment
TERM: June 30, 2001
Effective upon confirmation

WATER COUNCIL
Stephen J. Densberger, Nashua
(Water Works)
Reappointment
TERM: July 8, 2001
Effective upon confirmation

OFFICE OF ENERGY AND COMMUNITY SERVICES
ITEMS #1 - #6 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, authorized the following RETROACTIVE contracts to conduct the Fuel Assistance Program from October 1, 1997 through September 30, 1998:

#1 Tri-County Action Program, Inc. of Berlin at $1,699,191

#2 Southern NH Services of Manchester at $1,775,240

#3 Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties, Inc. at $1,017,481

#4 Rockingham Community Action Program, Inc. of Portsmouth at $889,005

#5 Southwestern Community Services, Inc. of Keene at $927,379

#6 Strafford County Community Action Committee, Inc. of Dover at $711,270

ITEMS #7 - #12 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, authorized the following RETROACTIVE contracts as grant recipient under the Community Services Block Grant from October 1, 1997 through September 30, 1998:

#7 Southwestern Community Services, Inc. of Keene at $284,312

#8 Strafford County Community Action Committee, Inc. of Dover at $270,494

#9 Tri-County Action Program, Inc. of Berlin at $448,482

#10 Southern NH Services of Manchester at $652,700

#11 Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties, Inc. at $323,657

#12 Rockingham Community Action Program, Inc. of Portsmouth at $362,299

ITEMS #13 - #18 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, authorized the following RETROACTIVE contracts as grant recipient under the Community Services Block Grant from October 1, 1997 through December 31, 1998:

#13 Southwestern Community Services of Keene at $10,455

#14 Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties, Inc. at $11,902

#15 Rockingham Community Action Program, Inc. of Portsmouth at $13,323

#16 Tri-County Action Program, Inc. of Berlin at $16,493

#17 Strafford County Community Action Committee, Inc. of Dover at $9,947

#18 Southern NH Services of Manchester at $24,003

#19 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, authorized Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties, Inc. of Concord at $43,399 as a grant recipient under the Senior Community Services Employment Program through June 30, 1998.

#20 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, authorized contract with the Town of Salem at $12,935 to complete the installation of eligible Energy Conservation Measures through April 30, 1998.

#21 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, authorized to accept and expend $196,000 from the US Dept. of Energy and to establish a non-classified Program Manager position through June 30, 1999 as stated in letter of September 24, 1997. Fiscal Committee approved October 6, 1997.

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

#22 Authorized to accept and expend $325 from various NH Banks as stated in letter of October 22, 1997.

#23 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY amend contract with the Audubon Society of NH by increasing the dollar amount by $10,621 to $56,721 and extend the end date from September 30 to December 31, 1997.

DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES COUNCIL
#24 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Streeter authorized agreement with OGBE Communications, Inc. of Manchester at $5,250 for the design and development of a Council logo, brochure and letterhead through January 31, 1998.

OFFICE OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
#25 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Streeter, authorized to accept and expend $10,000 from the Federal Emergency Management agency through September 30, 1998.

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

#26 Authorized contract with Eclipse Construction, Inc. of Bedford at $81,709 for a building addition at the State Military Reservation in Concord.

#27 Authorized contract with David R. Whitcher Builders, Inc. of Strafford at $8,359 to construct a concrete foundation and floor system at the Training Site in Center Strafford.

#28 Authorized the nomination of Major Alan M. Robertson of Stratham to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Air National Guard.

#29 Authorized the nomination of Major Leroy B. Dunkelberger II of Eliot ME to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Air National Guard.

#30 Authorized the nomination of Major Douglas M. Aiken of Moultonborough to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Air National Guard.

#31 Authorized the nomination of Major David R. Holtgrieve of Concord to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Army National Guard.

#32 Authorized the nomination of Major Michael D. McGandy of Manchester to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Army National Guard.

#33 Authorized the confirmation 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:

#34 Authorized to accept the agency transfers for the month of September 1997.

#34A Authorized contract with Maurice Enterprises of Claremont at $8,025 for snow and ice removal services at the Monadnock Mill through June 30, 2000.

#35 Authorized contract with Peixinho Landscaping of Bow at $69,600 for snow and ice removal services at several state facilities in Concord through June 30, 2000.

#35A Authorized, with Councilor Streeter, voting NO, to RETROACTIVELY extend lease agreement with the Town of Durham for office and courtroom space at $2,343.59 per month from July 1, 1996 through June 30, 1998. Sole Source.

#36 The Commissioner of Administrative Services reported total expenditures of $221,451,210.77 from Treasury Warrant No. 98-03 and recommended that the balance of $98,548,789.23 be lapsed. Authorizes to set up Treasury Warrant No. 98-05 in the amount of $250,000,000.00.

#36A Authorized to accept the 1996-1997 Biennial Report of the NH Higher Educational and Health Facilities Authority.

STATE COUNCIL ON THE ARTS
The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#37 Authorized to carry forward funds of $28,762 in the Federal Arts Administration Basic State Grant through June 30, 1998.

#38 Authorized contract with Active Media Technologies of Stratham at $4,550 for computer services through January 30, 1998. 19-9 #39 Authorized contract with Belknap Mill Society of Laconia at $9,000 to hire a school programs' coordinator and purchase equipment for the outdoor park through August 30, 1998.

TREASURY DEPARTMENT
The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#40 Authorized to issue checks from funds not otherwise appropriated in the total amount of $18,828.55 as stated in letter of October 9, 1997.

#41 Authorized to distribute funds accrued from unclaimed property to the general fund and counties for the report year 1993 as stated in letter of September 29, 1997.

#42 Authorized out of state travel for the Audit Section from October 22 through December 1997 in connection with normal state duties.

NH SCHOOL BUILDING AUTHORITY
The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#43 Authorized to award a state guarantee of bonds or notes to be issued by the Milford School District not to exceed $1,434,386 which is $465,206 of anticipated interest plus 75% of the total principal borrowing of $1,292,240.

#44 Authorized to award a state guarantee of bonds or notes to be issued by the Laconia School District not to exceed $852,863 which is $211,613 of anticipated interest plus 75% of the total principal borrowing of $855,000.

#45 Authorized to award a state guarantee of bonds or notes to be issued by the Berlin School District not to exceed $6,660,300 which is $2,160,000 of anticipated interest plus 75% of the total principal borrowing of $6,000,000.

#46 Authorized to award a state guarantee of bonds or notes to be issued by the Newington School District not to exceed $439,845 which is $67,095 of anticipated interest plus 75% of the total principal borrowing of $497,000.

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

#47 Authorized to accept and expend a grant of $20,000 from the federal Office of Victims of Crime through September 30, 1998.

#48 Authorized to accept $13,250.98 from the NH Highway Safety Agency for a Motor Vehicle Homicide Seminar.

#49 Authorized Salary increase to Assistant Attorney General Kathryn Bradley from Group M, Step 1 ($43,524) to Group M, Step 2 ($45,987)
Effective November 2, 1997.

#50 Authorized to grant $60,000 to the Upper Connecticut Valley Mental Health in Colebrook and $48,214 to the Dept. of Corrections for services to innocent victims.

#51 DENIED -The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton denied the request of Zane Charles Badore II for a pardon hearing for the offense of Issuing Bad Checks.

#52 DENIED -The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Griffin, denied the request of Carl Harris Graf for a pardon hearing for the offense of Aggravated Felonious Sexual Assault.

#53 DENIED -The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Streeter, denied the request of Joseph S. Haas, Jr. for a pardon hearing for the offense of Contempt of Court.

HIGHWAY SAFETY AGENCY
#54 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Griffin, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, authorized agreement with the Safety & Health Council of NH at $25,415 to serve as the coordinating agency for the NH Network of Employers for Traffic Safety through September 30, 1998. Sole Source.

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
#55 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Streeter, authorized to accept and place on file the Biennial Report for the period ending June 30, 1997.

LIQUOR COMMISSION
#56 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, authorized contract with Beverage Marketing Technologies, Inc. at $9,360 for current product information through June 30, 1998. Sole Source.

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

#57 Authorized to add Lawrence Chuippi of Tilton to the list of Pharmacy Consultants for FY98.

#58 Authorized to expend up to $3,000 from the Correctional Industries revolving account to purchase a replacement band saw for the wood shop as stated in letter of September 11, 1997. Fiscal Committee approved October 6, 1997.

EMPLOYMENT SECURITY
#59 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Streeter, authorized to accept and expend $530,530 from the US Dept. of Labor under the Unemployment Insurance Program through June 30, 1998.

COMMISSION FOR HUMAN RIGHTS
#60 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Streeter, authorized to accept and place on file the Biennial Report for the period of 1996-1997.

FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT
The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#61 Authorized to accept a donation of $1,000 from the Great Bay Stewards.

#62 AMENDED - Authorized to accept the Purchase and Sale Agreement with Public Service Company of NH for 46.84 acre parcel of land in Dummer with non-state funds. The amendment changes the contract price from $45,000 to $39,000.

#63 Authorized contract with ProQuip, Inc. of Berlin at $17,330 to install pavement at the public boat access facility at Cedar Pond in Milan #64 Authorized contract with Penney Fence Erection Co., Inc. of Londonderry at $4,571 to install wire fence at Pleasant Lake in Deerfield.

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

#65 Authorized to accept $8,541.18 in federal funds under the Cooperative Forestry Assistance Act through March 31, 1999.

#66 Authorized grants in the total amount of $21,250 to various Towns under the Economic Development Matching Grants Program through June 30, 1998 as stated in letter of October 3, 1997.

#67 Authorized to grant $40,555 to Mt. Washington Valley Chamber of Commerce under the Joint Promotional Program through June 30, 1998.

#68 Authorized agreement with New England Jeep & Eagle Dealers Advertising Association to donate the use of two vehicles for one year in return for promotion at Cannon Mountain and Mt. Sunapee Ski Areas and participation in the Jeep Ski Wheel program.

#69 Authorized agreement with Bickford's Sport Center for the lease of 9 snowmobiles from December 1, 1997 through March 31, 1998 and December 1, 1998 through March 31, 1999 at $13,600 per year.

#70 Authorized, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, to amend contract with Barradas, Yeaton & Wold, Inc. of Portsmouth by increasing dollar amount by $484,000 to $1,529,000 and extend the end date from July 1, 1997 to June 30, 1999 for advertising and promotional services. Sole Source.

#71 Authorized, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, to amend contract with Glen Group Marketing and Advertising of Jackson by increasing dollar amount by $98,000 to $228,000 for the production of the Official NH Guidebook and Visitors Guide publications through June 30, 1998. Sole Source.

#72 Authorized, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, to amend contract with Mail Call of Peterborough by increasing dollar amount by $217,000 to $517,000 for telemarketing/fulfillment services and mailing list sales through June 30, 1998. Sole Source.

#73 Authorized to amend contract with Plymouth State College, Institute for NH Studies, by increasing dollar amount by $16,274.36 to $68,457.89 to include international travel research and conversion studies through June 30, 1998.

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

#74 Authorized contract with Chemserve, Inc. at $28,000 for analytical work on various samples through June 30, 1998.

#75 Authorized to amend grant by $24,484 to $1,291,832.47 to the City of Concord for the Old Turnpike Landfill.

#76 Authorized to accept $19,691 from the US Environmental Protection Agency for the "Innovation Through Pollution Prevention Project" through September 30, 1998.

#77 Authorized agreement with James Piscopo General Contractor, Inc. of Winnisquam at $127,000 to construct drainage improvements along the Winnisquam Interceptor.

#78 Authorized, with Councilor Streeter, voting NO, contract with Eastman Kodak Co. at $16,505 for maintenance services on microfilm equipment through April 15, 1998. Sole Source.

#79 Authorized, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, to accept additional funds of $32,868 from the Town of Greenville and to renew contract with Water Systems Operators, Inc. of Henniker at $16,470 for backup services at the Greenville Water Treatment Plant RETROACTIVE from July 1, 1997 through June 30, 1998. Sole Source.

#80 Authorized to amend contract with North Country Council, Inc. of Bethlehem by extending the end date from September 30, 1997 to June 30, 1998.

#81 Authorized to amend contract with Lakes Region Planning Commission of Meredith by extending the end date from June 30, 1997 to November 30, 1998 #82 Authorized to amend contract with Sanborn, Head & Associates, Inc. of Concord by increasing dollar amount by $950,000, from $1,177,979 to $2,127,979.

#83 Authorized a State Grant of $139,562 to Lower Bartlett Water Precinct for water main extension. Further authorize to amend various State Grants by increasing the dollar amount by $2,282,458.15, from $515,591.58 to $2,798,049.73.

#84 Authorized to amend the original loan agreement with the City of Lebanon by increasing the dollar amount by $575,000, from $1,869,161 to $2,444,161 from the State Water Pollution Control Revolving Fund Program.

#85 Authorized to reclassify position of Air Pollution Control Engineer III, LG 23 to Environmental Title V Permit Fee, LG26.

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
The Governor and Executive Council, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, acted as follows:

#86 Authorized agreement with the Trustees of Dartmouth College at $712,000 to continue in the development of a statewide, integrated service delivery system for children with chronic illnesses and their families from November 1, 1997 through June 30, 1999. Sole Source

#87 Authorized to expend funds beyond $4,537,475.97 to an amount of $17,561,601 for an existing contract with Deloitte and Touche Consulting Group of Pennsylvania. Further authorize to amend agreement with Deloitte and Touche Consulting Group by increasing the dollar amount by $2,751,224, from $17,561,601 to $20,312,825 and extend the end date from June 30, 1999 to September 30, 1999. Sole Source.

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

#88 Authorized to expend up to $3,720 on a conference "WIC Forum: Harvesting New Ideas" to be held on November 6-7, 1997.

#89 Authorized contract with JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. of Boston MA at $70,000 to provide technical assistance and training through June 30, 1999.

#90 Authorized to accept and expend $61,625 from the Centers for Disease Control and to establish a Health Promotion Advisor position and a Data Entry Operator position through June 30, 1998 as stated in letter of August 20, 1997. Fiscal Committee approved October 6, 1997.

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

#91 Authorized agreement with SAU
#23 in Woodsville at $16,000 to continue a Student Assistance Program through June 30, 1998.

#92 Authorized to open a trust fund checking account for the Glencliff Home with the Woodsville Guaranty Bank RETROACTIVE to April 8, 1981.

#93 Authorized RETROACTIVE agreement with NH Community Technical College System at $93,568 to provide tuition assistance to eligible individuals from August 25, 1997 through June 30, 1999.

#94 Authorized RETROACTIVE agreement with the University System of NH at $36,432 to provide tuition assistance to eligible individuals from September 8, 1997 through June 30, 1999.

#95 Authorized agreement with catalyst Communications and Consulting at $8,500 for staff training through September 30, 1998.

#96 Authorized agreement with the Rochester Day Care Center at $12,000 to expand child care programs at elementary schools through June 30, 1998.

#97 Authorized to reimbursement $162.54 to Carol Stamatakis for travel in FY97.

NH HOSPITAL
The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#98 Authorized to accept and expend grant funds of $10,362 from the Dept. of Education under the Adult Basic Education Program.

#99 Authorized to expend prior year fund of $3,415.92 from the Dept. of Libraries, Arts and Historical Resources.

#100 Authorized
Salary increase to Margaret Seiden, MD Unit Director/Medical by $3,000 for being board certified.

#101 Authorized
Salary increase to Richard Ferrell, MD Unit Director/Medical by $3,000 for being board certified.

OFFICE OF FAMILY SERVICES
#102 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Streeter, authorized to amend agreement with Tri-County Community Action Program, Inc. of Berlin by increasing dollar amount by $1,500, from $1,118,801.96 to $1,120,301.96, to co-sponsor the North Country Alzheimer's Conference.

BOARD OF MEDICINE
The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#103 Authorized to accept and place on file the Annual Report for Fiscal Year 1997.

#103A Authorized to amend travel request from 9/15/97 Item #126M requesting an additional $25.38 as actual mileage exceeding the estimated mileage.

NH VETERANS HOME
#104 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Streeter, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized the transfer of the Veterans Cemetery land in Boscawen to the Adjutant General's Department.

YOUTH DEVELOPMENT SERVICES
#105 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Streeter, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized to conduct occasional out of state trips through December 31, 1997.

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

#106 Authorized to accept $528,419 in federal funds on behalf of the NH Job Training Council.

#107 Authorized, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, to renew contract with Academic Financial Services Association at $48,600 to provide student loan management services through June 30, 1999. Sole Source.

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

#108 Authorized to accept and expend $36,747.94 in additional grant funds through June 30, 1998.

#109 Authorized contract with RKM Applied Research of Portsmouth at $34,000 to develop an assessment tool to measure quality service through September 30 1998.

#110 Authorized, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, contract with Greater Laconia Community Services, Inc. at $79,463.27 to provide services to developmentally disabled individuals through September 30, 1998. Sole Source.

#111 Authorized contract with ServiceMaster, Inc. at $13319.01 for janitorial services through June 30, 1998.

#112 Authorized to amend contract with OGBE.McGee Pubic Relations of Manchester by increasing dollar amount by $4,060, from $49,488 to $53,548.

#113 Authorized Salary increase for Nicholas Donohue, Deputy Commissioner of Education, to Group P, Step 3
Effective November 10, 1997.

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

#114 Authorized to accept federal funds of $2,404,431 and to grant these funds to the City of Manchester for an airport development project to acquire property for runway improvements.

#115 Authorized to accept federal funds of $6,500,183 and to grant these funds to the City of Manchester for an airport development project to extend runway 6 - 24 phase -1.

#116 Authorized to accept federal funds of $962,280 and to grant these funds to the City of Keene for an airport development project for land acquisition in the approach and transition zones of runway 2.

#117 Authorized to accept federal funds of $137,700 and to grant these funds to the City of Keene for an airport development project for obstruction removal in the approach and transition surfaces of runway 2.

#118 Authorized to accept federal funds of $2,500,000 and to grant these funds to the City of Manchester for an airport noise program implementation project for residential sound proofing.

#119 Authorized contract with Major L. Rodd, Inc. of St. Johnsbury VT at $159,500 for reroofing Manchester District Court.

#120 Authorized agreement with the Southwest Regional Planning Commission at $200,000 to undertake a study of the NH Rte. 101 Corridor from Milford to Keene.

#121 Authorized contract with Kidder Building & Wrecking, Inc. of Plaistow at $19,650 for the demolition of two buildings in Nashua.

#122 Authorized agreement with HCS Community Care, inc. of Keene at $49,719 to administer a transit coordination project through September 30, 1998.

#123 Authorized contract with Jay-Mor Enterprises, Inc. of Pelham at $43,917.50 for the demolition of two buildings in Hudson and Litchfield.

#124 Authorized contract with Jay-Mor Enterprises, Inc. of Pelham at $38,330 for the demolition of four buildings in Concord and Laconia.

#125 Authorized to amend agreement with Costello, Lomasney & deNapoli, Inc. of Manchester by increasing dollar amount by $12,649.46, from $99,134 to $111,783.46.

#126 Authorized agreement with Lakes Region Aviation, Inc. at $13,615 to reconstruct pavement and extend runway to 2500 ft.

#127 Authorized to accept the Quarterly Capital Budget Project Schedule.

#128 Authorized to accept the Contemplated Award List for the period of September 19 - October 2, 1997.

#129 Authorized out of state travel for October, November and December 1997 for day trips in connection with normal state duties.

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

#130 Authorized to establish a separate expenditure class and revenue source within Organization 4652, Fire Standards Instruction, to account for the costs of publishing training manuals and related sale revenue.

#131 Authorized to increase the compensation of the Criminalist III position by 20% for recruitment for twenty four mounts.

#132 Authorized out of state travel for three people to Meriden CT RETROACTIVE to September 15-17, 1997 at $180.

#133 TUITION REQUESTS
The Governor and Executive Council approved the following tuition requests:

A. EMPLOYMENT SECURITY - Requests permission to pay American Research Group, Resource of Global Knowledge Network, Cary, NC, the sum of $1795.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Joseph Weisenburger, Jr., Tech Support Specialist I, in the course entitled "Intro to Cisco Router Configuration."

B. EMPLOYMENT SECURITY - Requests permission to pay American Research Group, Resource of Global Knowledge Network, Cary, NC, the sum of $1795.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling William Reichart, Tech Support Specialist III, in the course entitled "Intro to Cisco Router Configuration."

C. EMPLOYMENT SECURITY - Requests permission to pay Franklin Pierce College, Concord, NH, the sum of $456.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Candice Symonds, Legal Secretary, in the course entitled "Group Dynamics."

D. FISH AND GAME - Requests permission to pay Franklin Pierce College, Concord, NH, the sum of $1,368.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Hailey Thatcher, Accounting Technician, in the courses entitled "College Writing II, Accounting I, and Accounting II."

E. HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES - OFFICE OF FAMILY SERVICES - Requests permission to pay New Hampshire College, Gilford, NH, the sum of $435.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Cynthia Morin Gould, Program Specialist III, in the course entitled "English 121 - College Composition II."

F. TRANSPORTATION - Requests permission to pay New Hampshire College, Manchester, NH, the sum of $445.50 for the sole purpose of enrolling Nickie Hunter, Civil Engineer, in the course entitled "Marketing Strategies."

#134 TRAVEL REQUESTS
The Governor and Executive Council approved the following TRAVEL REQUESTS:

A. ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES, BUREAU OF EMERGENCY COMMUNICATIONS - Requests permission for Leslie Carrol, and Tim Creavin, Supervisors, to travel to Burlington, VT, on October 27-30, 1997, to attend the Atlantic Chapter Annual APCO Conference. Total Cost: $630.00. Source of Funds: 100% Surcharge.

B. EDUCATION - Requests permission for Christy Hammer, Social Studies Consultant, and Susan McKevitt, Administrator, or designee, to travel Lowell, MA, on November 5, 1997, to attend the Lowell Women's History Conferences. Total Cost: $144.56. Source of Funds: 100% Federal Funds.

C. EDUCATION - Requests permission for Gary Guzouskas, Education Consultant, and Nancy Rodgers, Secretary Typist, or designee, to travel to Plymouth, MA, on October 30 - November 1, 1997, to attend the annual New England Traffic Safety Education Conference. Total Cost $427.09. Source of Funds: 100% Driver Education Fees.

D. EDUCATION - Requests permission for Rosemary Prescott, Rehabilitation Counselor II, and Walter Wilcox, Program Specialist III, or designee, to travel to Newport, Rhode Island, on November 12-14, 1997 to attend the New England Association of Educators and Rehabilitators Conference. Total Cost: $879.88. Source of Funds: 95% Federal & 5% General Funds.

E. EDUCATION - Requests permission for John Flannery, Supervisor, and Mary Lou Mion, Disability Specialist, or designee to travel to Boston, MA, on November 3-5, 1997, to attend a training program for Social Security Administration Disability Determination Services. Total Cost $734.10. Source of Funds: 100% Federal Funds.

F. EDUCATION - Requests permission for Kathleen Sutphen, Secretary, and John Davy, Education Consultant, or designee, to travel to Waltham, MA, on October 28, 1997, to attend an Application Development class. Total Cost: $331.50. Source of Funds: 100% Federal Funds.

G. EDUCATION - Requests permission for Paul Leather, Director, and Amy Porter, Case Review Evaluation Specialist, or designee, to travel to Seattle, WA, on November 8-12, 1997, to attend the Council of State Administrators (CSAVR) conference. Total Cost: $1,331.38. Source of Funds: 100% Federal Funds.

H. EMPLOYMENT SECURITY - Requests REVISED permission to amend previously approved G & C dated 8-20-97, item
# 149 F. The original request was approved for a total of $3,917.00, the difference being $124.47. Revised Total Cost: $4,041.47.

I. ENERGY AND COMMUNITY SERVICES - Requests permission for Philip Koenig, Program Manager, and Mary Ann Manoogian, Asst. Director, or designee, to travel to Denver, CO, on October 25-31, 1997, to attend the National Weatherization '97 Innovative Solutions. Total Cost: $2,910.00. Source of Funds: 100% Federal Funds.

J. ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Requests permission for Kenneth Colburn, Director, and Don Latourette, Planner, or designee, to travel to Grand Rapids, MI, on October 25-29, 1997, to attend the State and Territorial Air Pollution Program Administrators Association of Local Air Pollution Control Officials 1997 Fall Membership Meeting. Total Cost: $2,000.00. Source of Funds: 100% Title V Fees.

K. ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Requests permission for Lorraine Schindler, Business Administrator, and Linda Spofford, Technical Support Specialist, or designee, to travel to Philadelphia, PA, on November 4-6, 1997, to attend the Partnership 2000 Workshop. Total Cost: $1,391.00. Source of Funds: 15% General & 85% Federal Funds.

L. ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES, AIR RESOURCES DIVISION - Requests permission for Bob Scott, Administrator, and Mary Ruel, Supervisor, or designee, to travel to Newport, RI, on October 22-23, 1997, to attend the Enforcement Meeting/NESCAUM. Total Cost: $616.00. Source of Funds: 100% Title V Permit Fees.

M. FISH AND GAME - Requests permission for Anne Hewitt, Safety Coordinator, and Lt. Acerno, Enforcement Coordinator, or designee, to travel to Bellaire, MI, on June 9-14,1998, to attend the International Association of Snowmobile Administrators (IASA) Annual Conference. Total Cost: $2,500.00. Source of Funds: 100% Off Highway recreational Vehicle Funds.

N. FISH AND GAME - Requests REVISED permission to amend previously approved G & C dated 10-8-97, item
#189 O. The original request was approved for a total of $1,300.00, the difference being $1,000.00. Revised Total Cost: $2,300.00.

O. HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, DIVISION OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - Requests permission for Denise Devlin, Director, Kathleen Kopp, Coordinator, David Parisi, Therapist, Jacqueline Abilkoff, CADAC, and Lisa Beaulieu, President of the New Hampshire Prevention Association, or designee, to travel to San Diego, CA, on October 25 - November 2, 1997, to attend the International Certification Reciprocity Consortium/Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Meeting. Total Cost: $1,770.00. Source of Funds: 50% Certification and Training Funds & 50% Federal Funds.

P. HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, OFFICE OF HEALTH MANAGEMENT - Requests permission for John Malmberg, Laboratory Scientist, to travel to Atlanta, GA, on November 12-16, 1997, to attend the Third National Conference on Laboratory Aspects of Tuberculosis. Total Cost: $944.00. Source of Funds: 100% Federal Funds.

Q. HIGHWAY SAFETY - Requests permission for Freeman Bowley and Stephen Sargent, Field Representatives, to travel to Vienna, VA, on November 14-20, 1997, to attend the NHTSA Child Passenger Seminar and Moving Kids Safely/Building Safe Communities Conference. Total Cost: $3,378.00. Source of Funds: 100% Federal Funds.

R. LIQUOR COMMISSION - Requests permission for Anthony Maiola, Commissioner, Aidan Moore, Chief, Lisa Soiett, Alcohol Education Specialist, and Howard Roundy, Director, or designee, to travel to Jackson, MS, on November 13-16, 1997, to attend the National Alcoholic Beverage Control Association's Annual Administrators (NACBCA) Conference. There will be no cost to the state. All expenses paid by NACBAC. Approximate Value: $2,615.00.

S. NURSING BOARD - Requests permission for Doris Nuttleman, RN, Executive Director, and Sandra Dickau, RN, Board Chair, to travel to Chicago, IL, on October 30-31, 1997, to attend the Multistate Regulation-Nurse Licensure Compact conference. Total Cost: $2,313.00. Source of Funds: 100% General Funds.

T. RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - Requests permission for David VanLuven Coordinator, and Sara Carins, Data Manager, or designee, to travel to North Falmouth, MA, on November, 3-5, 1997, to attend the Eastern Heritage/Stewardship Conference. Total Cost: $423.75. Source of Funds: 100% Federal Funds.

U. SAFETY - Requests permission for Katherine Shuster, Systems Development Specialist, or designee, to travel to Marlborough, MA, on November 2, 1997, to attend the CA -ADS Applications Development course. ALSO A CASH ADVANCE OF $725.00 IS REQUESTED for Katherine Shuster. Source of Funds: Total Cost: $725.00. 100% Highway Funds.

V. TREASURY - Requests permission for Rachel Miller, Asst. State Treasurer, Philip Kolemister, MIS Administrator, and Sylvia Yeaton, Audit Supervisor, to travel to Boston, MA, on November 4, 1997, to attend a Seminar put on by Checkfree Corporation regarding Reconciliation Product. Total Cost: $90.00. Source of Funds: 100% Abandoned Property Funds..

W. TREASURY - Requests permission for Judith Houle, Internal Auditor, and Jeanette Blanchard, Internal Auditor Trainee, to travel to Greensboro, NC, on December 6-13, 1997, to attend the National Association of Unclaimed Property Administrators Auditor Training. Total Cost: $1,391.00. Source of Funds: 100% Abandoned Property Funds.

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

#135 Authorized request of Pease International Tradeport Pease Development Authority to dredge and fill riverine area to extend existing discharge outfall and add multi-port diffuser on the Piscataqua River in Newington.

#136 Authorized request of Mark and Pamela Schlieper to construct a fixed timber pier on pilings with a seasonal ramp to a seasonal float on Witches creed in Rye.

#137 Authorized request of the Town of Strafford to dredge and fill to reconstruct boatramp and remove gravel bar from launching area on Bow Lake in Strafford.

#138 Authorized request of John Robidas-Adams to construct a fixed timber pier on pilings with deck above the intertidal marsh with a ramp to a seasonal float on Piscataqua River in Dover.

#139 Authorized, with Councilor Spaulding and Councilor Streeter voting NO, request of Sally White to remove rock and rotten timbers from an existing crib and replace with oak pilings, rip rap to stabilize remaining structures on Lake Winnipesaukee in Tuftonboro.

LATE ITEMS

A. NH COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE SYSTEM The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Streeter, authorized a consulting contract with the Association of Community College
Trustees, of Washington, DC, to provide consulting services in the search for a new Commissioner of the New Hampshire Community Technical College System.

B. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Burton, approved a consultant service agreement with Professional Marine Engineering Services for dredging at Hampton/Seabrook, New Hampshire.

C. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Griffin, authorized a contract with J.C.N. Construction Co., Inc. for
#4,947,000.00 for the construction of an Intermediate Care Facility (ICF) Medical Addition, Brown Building, Glencliff Home for the elderly in Benton.

The next regular meeting of the Governor and Executive Council will be November 6, 1997 at 10:00 a.m. in Concord in the State House.

The Honorable Board then adjourned

 

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