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Minutes
November 6, 1997
 

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GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MINUTES
State House, Concord, New Hampshire
November 6, 1997
10:00AM

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

The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Normand, seconded by Councilor Streeter, accepted the minutes of the October 22, 1997 meeting.

The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Griffin, confirmed the appointment of several persons nominated for Civil Commissions from the October 22,1997 meeting.

The governor placed in nomination the several persons who applied for Civil Commission.

The following representative-elect was sworn into office by the Governor and Executive Council:

Rockingham County District No. 16 (Plaistow)
Marie N. Rabideau, r, Plaistow (54 Forrest Street) 03865

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

DIRECTOR, WATER DIVISION, DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES
Edward J. Schmidt, PE, Ph.D., Durham
Effective November 17, 1997

The Governor and Executive Council confirmed the following appointments:

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, MARKETS AND FOOD
Commissioner
Stephen H. Taylor, Meriden
Reappointment
TERM: November 18, 2002
Effective November 6, 1997
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 Group P, Step 3 - $62,611

AGRICULTURAL LANDS PRESERVATION COMMITTEE
Ruth I. Clough, New London
Succeeding Woodrow Allard, Conway
TERM: October 10, 2000
Effective November 6, 1997

ADVISORY PANEL ON CANCER AND CHRONIC DISEASES
Diane C. Fitzgerald, East Swanzey
(Cheshire County)
Reappointment
TERM: December 3, 2001
Effective November 6, 1997

Lucius T. Hill, Jr., MD
(Rockingham County)
Reappointment
TERM: December 3, 2001
Effective November 6, 1997

Susan Kroehl, Manchester
(American Cancer Society)
Succeeding Carol Elfring, Manchester
TERM: December 19, 2001
Effective November 6, 1997

Paula H. Lehmann, Center Conway
(Carroll County)
Reappointment
TERM: December 3, 2001
Effective November 6, 1997

Claudette L. Mahar, Amherst
(Hillsborough County)
Reappointment
TERM: December 3, 2001
Effective November 6, 1997

Philip V. Maiorano, MD, Gilford
(New Hampshire Lung Association)
Reappointment
TERM: December 3, 2001
Effective November 6, 1997

Margaret Martin, Lowell, MA
(Strafford County)
Reappointment
TERM: December 19, 2001
Effective November 6, 1997

Leslie K. Melby, Hopkinton
(Merrimack County)
Reappointment
TERM: December 3, 2001
Effective November 6, 1997

Helen E. Shaw, Keene
(National Tumor Registrars Association)
Reappointment
TERM: December 3, 2001
Effective November 6, 1997

Thomas A. Sheldon, MD, Bedford
(New Hampshire Medical Society)
Reappointment
TERM: December 3, 2001
Effective November 6, 1997

CHRISTA McAULIFFE PLANETARIUM COMMISSION
Karen N. Bianco, Gilford
Succeeding John Clark, Plymouth
TERM: May 10, 2000
Effective November 6, 1997

COMPENSATION APPEALS BOARD
Mark S. MacKenzie, Manchester
(Labor)
Succeeding Martin Fitzpatrick, Manchester
TERM: February 9, 2001
Effective November 6, 1997

NEW HAMPSHIRE COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE - BOARD OF GOVERNORS
Philip L. Hall, Nashua
(Business and Industry)
Reappointment
TERM: July 1, 2001
Effective November 6, 1997

ADVISORY COUNCIL ON CONTINUING CARE
Deborah Wallace, Warner
(Administrator of long-term care facility)
Vacancy
TERM: October 9, 1999
Effective November 6, 1997

CURRENT USE BOARD
?
Paul T. Doherty, Gorham
(Public member/owns forest land in current use)
Reappointment
TERM: September 9, 1999
Effective November 6, 1997

Robert W. Moore, Jr., Westmoreland
(Representing assessing official of town with less than 5,000 population)
Reappointment
TERM: December 23, 1999
Effective November 6, 1997

Normand R. Pelletier, Salem
(Representing assessing official from town with more than 5,000 population)
Reappointment
TERM: December 23, 1999
Effective November 6, 1997

Kathryn H. Temchack, Laconia
(Representing assessing official in a city)
Succeeding Richard Stapleton, Berlin (no longer eligible to serve)
TERM: March 15, 1998
Effective November 6, 1997

BUREAU OF EMERGENCY COMMUNICATIONS
Executive Director
Bruce Cheney, Laconia
Reappointment
TERM: February 10, 2001
Effective November 6, 1997
(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 November 6, 1997

MERRIMACK RIVER VALLEY FLOOD CONTROL COMMISSION
Irving P. Gray, Londonderry
Reappointment
TERM: March 1, 2000
Effective November 6, 1997

PERSONNEL APPEALS BOARD
Robert J. Johnson, Hillsborough
Reappointment
TERM: June 2, 2000
Effective November 6, 1997

PESTICIDES CONTROL BOARD
Byron L. Kirby, North Hampton
Reappointment
TERM: November 6, 2000
Effective November 6, 1997

Walter L. Garant, Manchester
Reappointment
TERM: April 10, 2000
Effective November 6, 1997

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 November 6, 1997

John A. Walsh, Psy.D., Gilford
(Certified Psychologist)
Reappointment
TERM: October 14, 2000
Effective November 6, 1997

UNIVERSITY SYSTEM OF NEW HAMPSHIRE - BOARD OF TRUSTEES
George J. Khoury, Salem
Reappointment
TERM: June 30, 2001
Effective November 6, 1997

WATER COUNCIL
Stephen J. Densberger, Nashua
(Water Works)
Reappointment
TERM: July 8, 2001
Effective November 6, 1997

The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Streeter, seconded by Councilor Normand nominated and confirmed the following appointment:

INTERIM COMMISSIONER, DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
Nicholas E. Pishon, Contoocook
Reappointment
Effective November 16, 1997
Term: For a term of three months or until a permanent commissioner is hired, whichever is sooner.
Salary: Group S Step 3 - $68,780

The Governor nominated the following:

ADULT PAROLE BOARD
Amy Vorenberg, Concord
Succeeding Michael McCarthy, Hampton
TERM: September 29, 2002
Effective upon confirmation

EMERGENCY SHELTER COMMISSION
Harold R. Acres, Nashua
(Business and Industry)
TERM: July 1, 1999
Reappointment
Effective upon confirmation

STATE BOARD OF FIRE CONTROL
Donna W. Knighton, Lisbon
(Insurance)
TERM: July 8, 2002
Succeeding Donald Sargent, Littleton
Effective upon confirmation

JUDICIAL COUNCIL
Richard C. Gagliuso, Nashua
(New Hampshire Bar Association Member)
TERM: October 18, 2000
Reappoinment
Effective upon confirmation

BOARD OF NATURAL SCIENTISTS
John C. Edgar, Laconia
(Public Member)
(Vacancy)
TERM: November 19, 2002
Effective upon confirmation

BOARD OF NURSING
Gail A. Barba, Dixville Notch
(Public Member)
Reappointment
TERM: December 21, 2000
Effective upon confirmation

BOARD OF REGISTRATION OF PODISTRISTS
Howard S. Wagenberg, DPM, Nashua
Reappointment
TERM: June 3, 2002
Effective upon confirmation

BOARD OF EXAMINERS OF PSYCHOLOGY AND MENTAL HEALTH PRACTICE
Diane Y. Levesque, Portsmouth
(Certified Clinical Social Worker)
TERM: October 25, 2000
Reappointment
Effective upon confirmation

Paul B. Shagoury, PhD. Bow
(Associate Psychologist)
Reappoinment
TERM: October 14, 2000
Effective upon confirmation

STATE RADIATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Richard A. Fralick, Ph.D., Plymouth
(Life Science)
Reappoinment
TERM: October 14, 2001
Effective upon confirmation

David Frost, DMD, Bow
(Dentistry)
Reappointment
TERM: October 14, 2001
Effective upon confirmation

James P. Tarzia, East Hampstead
TERM: October 14, 2001
(Physical Science)
Reappointment
Effective upon confirmation

WATER COUNCIL
Wayne L. Patenaude, Hopkinton
(Industrial Interest)
Reappointment
TERM: September 17, 2001
Effective upon confirmation

BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY
#1 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Streeter, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized and held a Public Hearing with respect to the purchase by the Business Finance Authority of a loan made by the Keene Economic Development and Revitalization Corporation to the Brothers Hof, LLC. Action will Authorized a Resolution under RSA 162-A:10 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 NOVEMBER 6, 1997 COUNCIL CHAMBER, CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE

At approximately 10:30 a.m., the Governor announced that the next matter to be considered would be the purchase by the Business Finance Authority of a loan made by Keene Economic Development and Revitalization Corporation 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. The Governor then repeated that the proceedings were a public hearing and asked whether any other person wished to speak; there being none, Councilor Streeter introduced a resolution entitled "A RESOLUTION UNDER RSA 162-A:18 AWARDING A LOAN PURCHASE UNDER RSA 162-A:10 WITH RESPECT TO A CERTAIN LOAN FROM KEENE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND REVITALIZATION CORPORATION TO BROTHERS HOF, LLC" and moved its adoption, which was conducted by Councilor Burton . There being no discussion, the Governor called for a vote on the motion. Those voting in favor were: The Governor and Councilors Griffin, Normand and Spaulding ; 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 PURCHASE UNDER RSA 162-A:10 WITH RESPECT TO A CERTAIN LOAN FROM THE KEENE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND REVITALIZATION CORPORATION TO THE BROTHERS HOF, LLC

WHEREAS, the Governor and Council (the "Governor and Council") of the State of New Hampshire (the "State") have received from the Business Finance Authority of the State of New Hampshire (the "Authority") its written recommendation that the Governor and Council make certain findings and determinations pursuant to RSA 162-A:18 with respect to the purchase and acquisition by the Authority of a loan in the principal amount of to Fifty Thousand Dollars ($50,000) (the "Loan") made by the Keene Economic Development and Revitalization Corporation, a municipal corporation, organized and existing under the laws of the State of New Hampshire and a local development organization (the "Lender") to The Brothers Hof, LLC, a New Hampshire limited liability company (the "Borrower") to be used to complete construction of a facility on Route 12, Keene, New Hampshire.

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 purchase of the Loan by the Authority upon the making of specific findings after public hearing;

WHEREAS, the Governor and Council have received all the documentation and information with respect to the proposed purchase of the 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 Determinations. On the basis of the documentation and information received by the Governor and Council, and after a public hearing the Governor and Council find:

(a) Special Findings.

(i) The purchase and acquisition of the Loan will make available funds for the local or regional promotion, encouragement, or development of business activities in an area where such funds are needed; and

(ii) The Loan to be purchased by the Authority does not impose an undue risk of loss to the Authority.

(b) General Findings.

(i) The purchase of the Loan by the Authority as proposed will serve a public use and provide a public benefit.

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

(iii) The purchase of the Loan by the Authority as proposed will preserve or increase the social welfare or economic prosperity of the state and one or more of its political subdivisions, and will promote the general welfare of the state's citizens.

(iv) The purchase of the Loan by the Authority as proposed will promote the orderly development of business activities, create or preserve employment opportunities, or protect the physical environment.

2. Approval. The Governor and Council approve the purchase of the Loan by the Authority as recommended by the Authority and authorize the Authority to cause the execution and delivery of a Loan Purchase Agreement substantially in the form submitted to the Governor and Council and to take such further action under 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 November 6, 1997.

#2 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Streeter, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized and held a Public Hearing with respect to the purchase by the Business Finance Authority of a loan made by the Keene Economic Development and Revitalization Corporation to Len-Tex Corporation. Action will Authorized a Resolution under RSA 162-A:10 to determine the financing will serve a public use, provide public benefit and is within the policy and authority of the Act. A roll call vote was requested, the results 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 NOVEMBER 6, 1997 COUNCIL CHAMBER, CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE

At approximately 10:45 a.m., the Governor announced that the next matter to be considered would be the purchase by the Business Finance Authority of a loan made by Keene Economic Development and Revitalization Corporation 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 . The Governor then repeated that the proceedings were a public hearing and asked whether any other person wished to speak; there being none, Councilor Streeter introduced a resolution entitled "A RESOLUTION UNDER RSA 162-A:18 AWARDING A LOAN PURCHASE UNDER RSA 162-A:10 WITH RESPECT TO A CERTAIN LOAN FROM KEENE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND REVITALIZATION CORPORATION TO LEN-TEX CORPORATION" 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 Councilors Griffin, Normand and Spaulding ; 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 PURCHASE UNDER RSA 162-A:10 WITH RESPECT TO A CERTAIN LOAN FROM THE KEENE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND REVITALIZATION CORPORATION TO LEN-TEX CORPORATION

WHEREAS, the Governor and Council (the "Governor and Council") of the State of New Hampshire (the "State") have received from the Business Finance Authority of the State of New Hampshire (the "Authority") its written recommendation that the Governor and Council make certain findings and determinations pursuant to RSA 162-A:18 with respect to the purchase and acquisition by the Authority of a loan in the principal amount of up to Seventy-Five Thousand Dollars ($75,000) (the "Loan") made by the Keene Economic Development and Revitalization Corporation, a municipal corporation, organized and existing under the laws of the State of New Hampshire and a local development organization (the "Lender") to Len-Tex Corporation, a New Hampshire Corporation (the "Borrower") to be used to complete construction of a facility on Route 12, North Walpole, New Hampshire.

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 purchase of the Loan by the Authority upon the making of specific findings after public hearing;

WHEREAS, the Governor and Council have received all the documentation and information with respect to the proposed purchase of the 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 Determinations. On the basis of the documentation and information received by the Governor and Council, and after a public hearing the Governor and Council find:

(a) Special Findings.

(i) The purchase and acquisition of the Loan will make available funds for the local or regional promotion, encouragement, or development of business activities in an area where such funds are needed; and

(ii) The Loan to be purchased by the Authority does not impose an undue risk of loss to the Authority.

(b) General Findings.

(i) The purchase of the Loan by the Authority as proposed will serve a public use and provide a public benefit.

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

(iii) The purchase of the Loan by the Authority as proposed will preserve or increase the social welfare or economic prosperity of the state and one or more of its political subdivisions, and will promote the general welfare of the state's citizens.

(iv) The purchase of the Loan by the Authority as proposed will promote the orderly development of business activities, create or preserve employment opportunities, or protect the physical environment.

2. Approval. The Governor and Council approve the purchase of the Loan by the Authority as recommended by the Authority and authorize the Authority to cause the execution and delivery of a Loan Purchase Agreement substantially in the form submitted to the Governor and Council and to take such further action under 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 November 6, 1997.

#3 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Council or Normand, seconded by Councilor Streeter authorized and held a Public Hearing with regard to the proposed issue of not more than $4,000,000 of revenue bonds by the Business Finance Authority of the State of New Hampshire to finance the acquisition of approximately 10 acres of land and construction thereon of an approximately 70,000 square foot building in the Town of Londonderry which will be used by Insight Technologies, Inc. for the manufacture of night vision and electro optical products. A roll call was requested, the results 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 NOVEMBER 6, 1997 IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBER, STATE HOUSE, CONCORD

At 10:45 a.m. the Governor announced that the next matter to be considered would be the financing of an industrial facility project by the Business Finance Authority for Ellico Properties, LLC and Insight Technologies, Inc. in Londonderry and declared that the public hearing on the subject had commenced. She said that she and the members of the Council had received the written recommendation of the Authority and other documentation and information with respect to the project. The Governor said that the meeting would then hear anyone wishing to speak on the subject. Jack Donovan, Executive Director of the Authority, briefly explained the project, emphasized that the credit of the State was not involved and introduced Kenneth Solinsky, President of Insight Technologies, Inc. The Governor then repeated that the proceedings were a public hearing and asked whether any other person wished to speak; Mr. Joe Haas questioned compliance with "assurance" clause , Councilor Normand introduced a resolution entitled "A RESOLUTION UNDER RSA 162-I:9 WITH RESPECT TO THE FINANCING OF AN INDUSTRIAL FACILITY BY THE BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY FOR ELLICO PROPERTIES, LLC AND INSIGHT TECHNOLOGIES, INC. IN LONDONDERRY" and moved its adoption, which was seconded by Councilor Streeter. After discussion of the resolution, the Governor called for a vote on the motion. Those voting in favor were: the Governor and Councilors Burton, Spaulding, Griffin, Normand, and Streeter; those abstaining were Councilor(s) None; and those voting against were Councilor(s) None. The Governor declared that the resolution was passed.

A RESOLUTION UNDER RSA 162-I:9 WITH RESPECT TO THE FINANCING OF AN INDUSTRIAL FACILITY BY THE BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY FOR ELLICO PROPERTIES, LLC AND INSIGHT TECHNOLOGIES, INC. IN LONDONDERRY

WHEREAS, the Governor and Council have received from the Business Finance Authority (the "Authority") its written recommendation that the Governor and Council make certain findings and a determination pursuant to RSA 162-I:9 with respect to the financing of an industrial facility for Ellico Properties, LLC (the "Borrower") and Insight Technologies, Inc. (the "User") in Londonderry by the Authority's issue of $4,000,000 Bonds under RSA 162-I (the "Act");

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

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

IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED THAT:

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

(a) Special findings:

(1) The Project (which when completed will constitute the "Facility") consists of acquisition of approximately 10 acres of land and construction thereon of an approximately 70,000 square foot building located on Technology Drive in the Town of Londonderry which will be used by the User for the manufacture of night vision and electro optical products. The Project is within the definition of "Industrial facility" in RSA 162-I (the "Act") and may be financed under the Act.

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

(b) General findings:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Passed and Agreed to November 6, 1997

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

#4 Authorized contract with Northeast Utilities Services Co. of Berlin, Connecticut to implement the NH Wind Resource Assessment Project through June 30, 1998 in the amount not to exceed $39,000.

#5 Authorized contract with Village District of Eidelweiss, in the Town of Madison, to complete the installation of eligible Energy Conservation Measures through April 30, 1998 in the amount not to exceed $5,500.25.

#6 Authorized agreement with the International Institute of Boston to provide English-as-a-Second-Language instruction to refugees from December 1, 1997 to September 30, 1998 in the amount of $32,027.51.

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

#7 Authorized agreement with the Dept. of Environmental Services, in the amount of $5,000 under the provision of the NH Coastal Program through June 30, 1998.

#8 Authorized to Grant the NH Chapter of the Nature Conservancy, Concord, NH the amount of $5,000 through June 30, 1997.

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

#9 Authorized contract with Wright Communications, Inc. in the amount of $11,925 through September 30, 1998. Sole Source. Councilor Streeter voted NO.

#10 Authorized to transfer funds in the amount of $2201.60 from the Emergency Fund to a Contingency Account, to reimburse NH Wing of Civil Air Patrol for costs incurred during search missions conducted to locate a missing Lear Jet.

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

#11 Authorized that Major Alan M. Robertson, Stratham be confirmed to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Air National Guard.

#12 Authorized that Major Leroy B. Dunkelberger II, Eliot, ME be confirmed to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Air National Guard.

#13 Authorized that Major Douglas M. Aiken, Moultonboro be confirmed to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Air National Guard.

#14 Authorized that Major David R. Holtgrieve, Concord, NH be confirmed to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Army National Guard.

#15 Authorized that Major Michael D. McGandy, Manchester be confirmed to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Army National Guard.

#16 Authorized that Captain Timothy H. Graff, Dover be confirmed to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard.

#17 Authorized that Captain James S. Castle, Portsmouth be confirmed to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard.

#18 Authorized that Captain Stephen M. Buck, Greenland be confirmed to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard.

#19 Authorized that Major Bernadette Wright, Niagara Falls, NY be nominated for promotion to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Air National Guard.

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

#20 TABLED - On motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Normand, voted to TABLE the authorization to approve a partial waiver of the State's workers' compensation lien created by Kevin Burt's July 22, 1993 injury. Approval of this resolution will allow the State to recover $33,333.

#20A Accepted and placed on file the information report containing a list of vendors that agencies have contracted with for period of July 1, 1997 through September 30, 1997.

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

#21 Authorized Cultural Affairs to make an award in the amount of $7000 to Friends of the Arts, Plymouth, NH through August 30, 1998.

#22 Authorized Cultural Affairs to make an award in the amount $9,500 to Opera North, Hanover, NH through August 30, 1998.

#23 Authorized Division of Arts to make an award in the amount of $9,000 to Andy's Summer Playhouse, Wilton, NH through August 30, 1998.

#24 Authorized Division of Arts to make an award in the amount of $7,000 to Pittsfield Players through August 30, 1998.

TREASURY DEPARTMENT
The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#25 Authorized warrant to issue check to allow Abandoned Property Administrator to pay claims for assets which have previously escheated to the State in the amount of $5,562.85.

#26 Authorized to amend contract with Citizens Bank to decrease the cost of processing toll revenue collected on the Turnpike System, to be
Effective September 1, 1997.

#27 Authorized to host the Annual Meeting of the National Assoc. of State Treasurers in Portsmouth during the period of August 20, 1998 through August 26, 1998 in the amount not to exceed $7,200.

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, MARKETS & FOOD

#28 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Streeter, authorized to participate in the annual US Food Export Showcase at the Food Marketing Institute's Convention and Exposition in Chicago, IL, May 2-6, 1998 in an amount not to exceed $6,250.

BOARD OF ACCOUNTANCY
#29 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized to accept the 1995, 1996 and 1997 fiscal report.

INSURANCE DEPARTMENT

#30 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Streeter, authorized travel for the commissioner and his staff to attend meetings of the National Assoc. of Insurance Commissioners in the amount of $511.99 through December 31, 1997.

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

#31 Authorized to accept with thanks a NuArc film processing camera valued at $7,500 to produce halftones and negatives, for use in the printing process from Superior Graphic Arts Specialists.

#32 TABLED - On motion of Councilor Streeter, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, with Councilor Griffin and Councilor Burton voting NO, TABLED the request for authorization to enter into a 3 year lease with The County of Rockingham, Brentwood, NH for a Probation/Parole Dist. Office at a rate of $1,250 for period 11/6/97 to 8/5/99 and $1,914.15 from 8/6/99 to 11/5/00.

#33 Authorized to amend item #76 approved October 8, 1997 to change the appropriation to out-of-state travel rather than in-state travel.

EMPLOYMENT SECURITY
#34 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Normand, seconded by Councilor Streeter authorized an exemption from standard meals policy to allow payment for lunch for 50 conference attendees without an associated overnight stay on November 13, 1997 in the amount of $371.88.

FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT
#35 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Normand authorized to accept with thanks donations of approximately 100 acres of land in Kingston and East Kingston from the Society for the Protection of NH Forests.

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

#36 Authorized agreement with NH Small Business Development. Center, Manchester in the amount of $8,000 for the period ending December 31, 1997 to cover services provided for one-day seminar. Sole Source. Councilor Streeter voted NO.

#37 Authorized agreement with R.N. Johnson, Inc., Walpole for rebuilding and repair of transmission for AEBI tractor used for mowing of ski slopes at Cannon Mt. Ski Area in the amount of $6,750.39 through November 30, 1997. Sole Source. Councilor Streeter voted NO.

#38 Authorized to amend agreement with Associated Electric, Hillsborough for professional repair services of 4 separate motors operating at Cannon Mt., in the amount of $6,375 for a new contract amount of $21,303.80.

#39 Authorized the Division of Parks and Recreation, Bureau of Trails to enter into a Grant-in-Aid Construction Project in the amount of $12,000 with completion date of December 31, 1997.

#40 Authorized the Division of Parks and Recreation to renew membership for 1997-98 season with the NH Campground Owner's Assoc. in the amount of $3,850.

#41 Authorized to increase contract with NE State Travel Directors Council, Inc. for regional international marketing in the amount of $17,000 for a new total of $77,000 through June 30, 1998.

#42 Authorized permission for two Forest Rangers to travel out-of-state at the same time screening and acquiring Federal Excess Personal Property at Dept. of Defense bases during the period of October 1, 1997 to December 31, 1997.

#43 Authorized acceptance of Biennial Report for the fiscal years 1996-1997.

ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES
The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#44 Authorized to accept $4,528,819 in additional funds from the US Environmental Protection Agency and enter a contract with Sverdrup Environmental, Inc. in the amount of $4,749,997 for remedial action construction at Savage Superfund Site in Milford.

#45 Authorized Water Division to accept $67,400 from US Environmental Protection Agency to continue to fund biomonitoring programs through June 30, 1998.

#46 Authorized to accept an additional $38,141 from US Environmental Protection Agency to carry out the Voluntary Environmental Management System Project through August 1, 1999 to bring federally-funded portion of project budget to $100,000.

#46A Authorized contract with Voyager Systems, Inc., Bedford for applications and database conversion in the amount of $98,351 through June 30, 1998.

#46B Authorized agreement with Gomez & Sullivan Engineers, Inc., Dunbarton to provide formulation of breach analyses and inundation mapping for seven flood control dames in the Baker River valley through June 30, 1998 in the amount of $69,798.

#47 Authorized supplemental loan agreement with City of Berlin in the amount of $1,134,062.32.

#48 Authorized retroactive approval for two employees to travel out-of-state to Brownsville, VT from October 8, 1997 to October 10, 1997 in the amount of $852.

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

#49 Authorized the Bureau of Disease Control to accept and expend $35,643 in federal tuberculosis fund s from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention through June 30, 1998.

#50 Authorized Bureau of Family & Community Health to accept and expend federal funds in the amount of $50,000 from the US Dept. of Health and Human Services, Maternal and Child Health Bureau through September 30, 1998.

#50A Authorized Bureau of Family & Community Health to enter agreement with Nancy Martin, Warner in the amount of $39,722 through June 30, 1999.

#51 Authorized Bureau of Disease Prevention and Control to amend existing contract (item #170 approved June 25, 1997) with Nashua Community Health Dept., Nashua by increasing price limitation by $10,000 to $287,870 through June 30, 1999.

#52 Authorized to retroactively amend contract originally approved June 23, 1995 (Late item I) and December 18, 1996 (Item 123) with NH Hospital Assoc., Concord by increasing price limitation by $152, 000 to $424,294 through June 30, 1998. Sole Source. Councilor Streeter voted NO.

#53 Authorized to pay enrollment fees for 1998 proficiency testing programs to be supplied by vendors as indicated on letter dated October 10, 1997 for an amount of $8,154.

NH HOSPITAL
The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#54 Authorized contract with Martel's Self-Care Products, Inc., Allenstown in the amount of $30,000 for service and repair of medical equipment through June 30, 1999.

#54A Authorized to increase the annual
Salary of Linda Ryan, MD Unit Director/Medical by $1,000 for being board eligible.

YOUTH DEVELOPMENT SERVICES
#55 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Normand, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized with thanks the acceptance of material and monetary donations from Tom Lewry for weight Bench and Solo Flex Machine and from Michael Nolin $61.20, for period through September 30, 1997.

POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION COMMISSION
#56 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Streeter, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized to accept and expend federal funds in the amount of $57,777 for period through June 30, 1998 to provide the establishment and continuation of a state scholarship program.

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
The Governor and Council acted as follows:

#57 Authorized the Division of Adult Learning and Rehabilitation to enter a contract with Delta Dental Plan of NH to provide dental consultation through September 30, 1998 in the amount not to exceed $5,000. Sole Source. Councilor Streeter voted NO.

#58 Authorized to grant funds in accordance with Title II of the Dwight D. Eisenhower Professional Devel. Program to the Audubon Society of NH in the amount of $3,640 through May 31, 1998.

#59 Authorized to amend existing grant previous approved at the June 25, 1997 meeting (Item #303) for staff development services to adult educators to Second Start, Concord by increasing amount by $23,871 to $60,770.

#59A Authorized to increase hourly fee for services rate of medical and psychological consultants as indicated in letter dated October 3, 1997 through June 30, 1998 in the amount of $553,154.

#60 Authorized retroactive out-of-state travel for 2 employees to Chicago, IL to attend Disability Determination Service Mini Forum September 14-17, 1997 in the amount of $2,398.35.

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

#61 Authorized to retroactively accept and expend grant funds in the amount of $33,285 from Rochester Institute of Technology for grant entitled "Northeast Regional Technical Assistance Center" through September 30, 1998.

#61A Authorized NHCTC-Manchester and NHCTC-Stratham to enter an electrical services contract with Nautilus Electric, Inc., Manchester in the amount not to exceed $10,000 through June 30, 1998.

#61B Authorized NHTI-Concord to enter agreement with Susan McCullom-Barry, North Hampton for professional services as a consulting dentist for the Senior Dental Care Program through June 30, 1998 for an amount not to exceed $18,000.

#61C Authorized NHCTC-Laconia to enter contract with Crescent Business Services, Randolph to provide instructional services for Quality-Related Training Modules through June 30, 1998 in the amount not to exceed $5,000.

#61D Authorized NHCTC-Stratham to enter contract with John Dulmage, Bethel, VT to provide instructional services for Curriculum Assessment and Development through June 30, 1998 in the amount not to exceed $10,000.

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

#62 Authorized agreement with Rist-Frost-Shumway Engineering, Laconia for professional services for mechanical engineering design and construction documents, on site observation and inspection services in the amount of $50,000 for period ending June 30, 1999.

#63 Authorized agreement with Gleason Architects, Stratham for architectural design and construction documents in the amount of $50,000 for the period ending June 30, 1999.

#64 Authorized agreement with H.L. Turner Group, Concord for architectural design and construction documents in the amount of $50,000 for the period ending June 30, 1999.

#65 Authorized agreement with Surface Systems, Inc., St. Louis, MO in the amount of $17,840 for road weather information system for winter maintenance through April 30, 1999.

#66 Authorized agreement with Datalex Corp., Nashua for training services in support of computer systems in the amount of $8,396.25.

#67 Authorized a public hearing on alterations to be made to NH Rt. 9 at the NH-VT state line in the town of Chesterfield. The Governor appointed a special committee which will consist of Councilor Spaulding as Chairman and Councilors Griffin and Streeter.

#68 Authorized consideration of Contemplated Award List for period October 3, 1997 through October 16, 1997.

#69 Authorized the Division of Aeronautics to accept Federal Funds in the amount of $2,430,000 to assist the city of Lebanon in an airport development project to reconstruct runway.

#70 Authorized Equipment Acquisition Master Plan for Fiscal Year 1998-1999.

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

#71 Authorized the Division of State Police to realign funds in the "Criminal History Grant" previously approved by Governor and Council on May 22, 1996, (Item 53) and August 28, 1996, (Item 176).

#72 Authorized agreement with Atlantic Storage Trailer Rentals to provide storage space for Division of Motor Vehicles motorcycle rider training program in the amount of $6,240 per fiscal years and shall not to exceed $18,720 through June 30, 2000. Sole Source

#73 Authorized to amend out-of-state request to include meals in the amount of $1,008 for the DEA Pipeline Seminar held at the Massachusetts State Police Academy.

DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES
#74 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Griffin, authorized request of David Whitcher to dredge and use material and rock to stabilize eroded areas, repair breakwater and riprap shoreline at upper limit of erosion and remove seasonal pier and remove and replace dug-in boathouse wall and widen boatslip on the property located on Bow Lake in Strafford.

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

A. COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE -Requests permission to pay Nova Southeastern University, Springfield, MA, the sum of $400.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Marjorie Goodson, Professor, in the course entitled "Practicum Services."

B. EMPLOYMENT SECURITY - Requests permission to pay Sybase Inc. , Burlington, MA, the sum of $1,900.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Claudette Plourde, System Development Specialist, in the course entitled "Fast Track to PowerBuilder."

C. EMPLOYMENT SECURITY - Requests permission to pay Sybase Inc. , Burlington, MA, the sum of $1,900.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Liliane Gamache, System Development Specialist, in the course entitled "Fast Track to PowerBuilder."

D. HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES - Requests permission to pay Babson College, Wellesley, MA, the sum of $1,959.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Claudia Russell, Managing Analyst, in the course entitled "Statistics."

E. HOSPITAL - Requests permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $487.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Brandon Dodge, Nursing Assistant, in the course entitled "Microbiology."

F. TRANSPORTATION - Requests permission to pay New Hampshire College, Manchester, NH, the sum of $891.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Kyle Fox, Civil Engineer, in the courses entitled "Accounting" and "Methods and Communications Techniques", and ALSO permission to pay McIntosh College, Dover, NH, the sum of $405.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Richard Rooks, Highway Maintainer, in the courses entitled "LAN Management" and "Management & Supervision."

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

A. ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES - BUREAU OF EMERGENCY COMMUNICATIONS - Requests permission for Steve L'Heureux, EMD Supervisor, and Timothy Doris, Telecommunications Supervisor, to travel to Valley Forge, PA, on November 10-16, 1997, to attend the Navigator '97 - Emergency Medical Dispatch Seminar. Total Cost $2,918.50. Source of Funds: 100% Surcharge.

B. EDUCATION - Requests permission for Nicholas Donohue, Deputy Commissioner and Tondy Higginbotham, Education Consultant, or designee, to travel to Washington, DC, on November 20-23, 1997 to attend the National Commission on Teaching and American's Future conference on teacher policy. Total Cost: $1,819.00. Source of Funds: 100% Federal Funds.

C. EDUCATION - Requests permission for Judith Fillion, Director, Mary Heath, and Edward Hendry, Education Consultants, or designee, to travel to Washington, DC, on December 13-16, 1997, to attend the Improving America's Schools Act programs. Total Cost: $3,034.77. Source of Funds: 100% Federal Funds.

D. EDUCATION - Requests permission for Ron Leclerc, Systems Development Specialist, and Laurie Miner, Word Processor Operator, or designee, to travel to Washington, DC, on November 17-21, 1997, to attend a training session on the collection and analysis of education statistics. ALSO A CASH ADVANCE OF $200.00 IS REQUESTED for Laurie Miner. Total Cost $2,834.02. All expenses will be reimbursed by the National Center for Education Statistics.

E. EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT - Requests permission for Woodbury Fogg, Director and Grace Walker, Hazard Mitigation Officer, or designee, to travel to Wilmington, NC, on December 6-10, 1997, to attend the Eastern United States Mitigation Summit. Total Cost: $1,964.00. Source of Funds: 100% Federal Funds.

F. ENERGY AND COMMUNITY SERVICES - Requests permission for Edwin MacNeil, State Refugee Coordinator, or designee, to travel to Washington, DC, on November 11-14, 1997, to attend the SCORR Annual Meeting and ORR Conference. ALSO permission requested for a waiver to exceed the 300 mile radius by personal vehicle. Total Cost: $1,157.66. Source of Funds: 100% Federal Funds.

G. ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Requests permission for Natalie Landry, NPS Specialist, and Rob Livingston, Environmentalist, or designee, to travel to South Portland, ME, on November 19, 1997, to attend the Stormwater Technologies Trade Show. Total Cost $64.00. Source of Funds: 100% Federal Funds.

H. ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Requests permission for Richard Skarinka, Sanitary Engineer, or designee, to travel to Atlanta, GA, on November 15-18, 1997, to attend the 1997 State Revolving Loan Fund National Workshop. Total Cost: $975.00. Source of Funds: 100% Federal Funds.

I. ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Requests permission for Bernard Lucey, Senior Engineer, or designee, to travel to Philadelphia, PA, on November 19-21, 1997, to attend the 1997 Water Treatment Application Seminars. Permission is also requested for a waiver to exceed the 300 mile radius by state vehicle. Total Cost: $217.00. Source of Funds: 100% Federal Funds.

J. FISH AND GAME - Requests permission for Gregory Kneeland, Ken Yankauer, Roger Elliot, David Costas, Jim Glidden, and Theresa Michaels Ward, Fish Culturists, to travel to Grand Isle, VT, on January 5- February 27, 1998, to attend the Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife Fish Culture School. Total Cost: $240.00. Source of Funds: Fish & Game Funds.

K. HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES - Requests permission for Jane Fairchild, Director, John Zellers, Program Evaluation Specialist, Jane Hybsch, Chief, and Diane McCann, Program Manager, or designee, to travel to Boston, MA, on November 21, 1997, to attend the a training on the new federal requirements for completing the Title V Maternal and Child Health 1998 Application and the 1996 Annual Report. Total Cost: $141.33. Source of Funds: 45.2% Federal & 54.8% General Funds.

L. INSURANCE - Requests permission for Charles Blossom, Commissioner, Monica Ciolfi, Deputy Commissioner, Steven Lauwers, Assistant Commissioner, Thomas Burke, Director of Examinations, David Sky, Life, Accident & Health Actuary, and Steven Olson, Information Technology Manager, to travel to Washington, DC, on December 5-10, 1997, to attend National Association of Insurance Commissioners meetings. Total Cost: $6,625.00. Source of Funds: 100% Insurance Assessments.

M. PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION - Requests permission for Douglas Patch, Chairman, Bruce Ellsworth, and Susan Geiger, Commissioners, and Richard Marini, Gas Safety Administrator, or designees, to travel to Boston, MA, on November, 8-13, 1997, to attend the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners 109th Annual Convention and Regulatory Symposium. Total Cost: $3,312.00. Source of Funds: 100% Utility Funds.

N. REVENUE - Requests permission for Maurice Gilbert, Director of Audit, and Beth Fowler, Hearing Officer, to travel to Hartford, CT, on November 12-14, 1997, to attend the NESTOA Corporate Tax Working Group/Training Session. Total Cost: $650.00. Source of Funds: 100% General Funds.

O. SAFETY - Requests permission for Virginia Beecher, Director, and David McCarthy, State Police Major, or designee, to travel to Incline Village, NV, on November 15-19, 1997, to attend the Motor Carrier Services/International Registration Plan/Police Traffic Services/Engineering & Vehicle Inspection and Public Affairs and Consumer Education Workshop. Total Cost: $3,130.00. Source of Funds: 100% Highway Funds.

P. SAFETY - Requests permission for State Police Sergeants Kelly McClare and John McMaster; and Margaret Pavegilio, Data control Clerk, or designee, to travel to Albany, NY, on November 13-14, 1997, to attend the Northeast Regional Conference on Domestic Violence. Total Cost $568.00. All expenses will be paid for by the NY State Division of Criminal Justice Services Grant.

Q. STATE PLANNING - Requests permission for Patricia Garvin, Principal Planner, to travel to Chicago, IL, on November 15-21, 1997, to attend the National Development Council. ALSO A CASH ADVANCE OF $350.00 IS REQUESTED for Patricia Garvin. Total Cost: $2,177.00. Source of Funds: 100% Federal Funds.

R. STATE PLANNING - Requests permission for Steven Wallace and Theodore Diers, Principal Planners, to travel to Ipswich, MA, on November 14, 1997, to attend the Argilla Road Salt Marsh Restoration Project. Total Cost: $17.00. Source of Funds: 100% Federal Funds.

S. STATE PLANNING - Requests permission for Jeffery Taylor, Director and David Hatman, Senior Planner, to travel to Boston, MA, on December 10-12, 1997, to attend the Gulf of Maine Council and Working Group Meeting. Total Cost: $526.00. Source of Funds: 100% Federal Funds.

T. TRANSPORTATION - Requests permission for Donald Coleman, Robert Decker, Deborah Clarner and Philip Clarner, Civil Engineers, to travel to South Portland, ME, on November 19, 1997, to attend the Stormwater Technologies Tradeshow. Total Cost: $120.00. Source of Funds: 100% Highway Funds.

U. TREASURY - Requests permission for Georgie Thomas, State Treasurer, and Michael Ablowich, Chief Deputy State Treasurer, to travel to Boston, MA, on November 16-18, 1997, to attend the National Association of State Treasurers - Issues Conference on Pensions (NAST). Total Cost: $1,540.00. All expenses will be paid for by NAST & NEST.

LATE ITEMS

A. EMPLOYMENT SECURITY
The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Streeter, authorized a ten year lease purchase agreement with Alvan and Kathleen J. Traffie for the acquisition of land and construction of a building located in Conway.

B.HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES - OFFICE OF FAMILY SERVICES
The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Griffin, authorized the Division of Behavioral Health to accept and expend funds relative to a one-day, state-wide conference entitled, "Making Prevention Work in New Hampshire: Families, Schools and Communities" to be held at the Sheraton Hotel and Conference Center in Portsmouth on November 14, 1997.

C. DEPT. OF TRANSPORTATION - BUREAU OF PUBLIC WORKS
The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized contract with Harvey Construction Corporation at $4,455,000.00 for Brown Building Parking Garage and Building Renovations at the N.H. Hospital Campus, Concord.

The next regular meeting of the Governor and Executive Council will be November 19, 1997 at 10:00 a.m. in Concord in the State House.

The Honorable Board then adjourned

 

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