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November 9, 2000
 

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GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MINUTES
State House, Concord, New Hampshire
November 9, 2000
10:30 a.m.
#19

The Governor and Executive Council convened at 10:30 a.m., with all members present.

The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Streeter, accepted the minutes of October 18, 2000.

The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Burton, confirmed the appointment of several persons nominated for Civil Commissions from the October 18, 2000 meeting.

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

RESIGNATIONS

The Governor and Executive Council accepted the following resignation:

BOARD OF ACUPUNCTURE LICENSING
Lisa Rothermich, Rye Beach
(Acupuncturist)
Effective: Upon acceptance of resignation
Reason: Personal

ATHLETIC TRAINERS BOARD
Linda Zoller-McKibbin, West Lebanon
Effective: October 15, 2000
Reason: Personal

CHILDREN, YOUTH AND FAMILIES ADVISORY BOARD
Judith A. Swanson, Manchester
(Hillsborough County)
Effective: Upon acceptance of resignation
Reason: Personal

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

WARDEN, NORTHERN NH CORRECTIAL FACILITY: DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
Sidney M. Bird, Dummer
(Nom. By Commissioner of the Dept. of Corrections)
Effective: December 8, 2000
Reason: Personal

OIL FUND DISBURSEMENT
Wesley J. Colby, Laconia
(Public member)
Effective: September 13, 2000
Reason: Personal

The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Streeter, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, with Councilor Griffin voting NO, accepted the following resignation:

ASSOCIATE JUSTICE: SUPREME COURT
Sherman D. Horton, Jr., Hillsborough
Effective: November 25, 2000
Reason: Retirement

CONFIRMATIONS

The Governor and Executive Council confirmed the following:

BOARD OF ACUPUNCTURE LICENSING
Susan Ducharme, Farmington
(Public member)
Reappointment
Effective: November 9, 2000
TERM: September 8, 2003

Alice Meattey, Rochester
(Acupuncturist)
Reappointment
Effective: November 9, 2000
TERM: September 8, 2003

APPELLATE BOARD
Robert J. Crowley, Plymouth
(Management)
Reappointment
Effective: November 9, 2000
TERM: October 14, 2002

BOARD OF DENTAL EXAMINERS
Linda M. Seedner, Lee
(Dental Hygiene member)
Succeeding: Kristine A. Hodson, Hudson (resigned)
Effective: November 9, 2000
TERM: June 15, 2004

HEALTH SERVICES PLANNING AND REVIEW BOARD
Stephen R. Marion, Hanover
(Nominated by NH Hospital Association)
Reappointment
Effective: November 9, 2000
TERM: April 19, 2003

MARITAL MEDIATOR CERTIFICATION BOARD
Olivia A. Ruel, Keene
Reappointment
Effective: November 9, 2000
TERM: September 6, 2003

Georgine M. Williams, Gilford
Reappointment
Effective: November 9, 2000
TERM: September 6, 2003

BOARD OF MENTAL HEALTH PRACTICE
Paul E. Finn, Manchester
(Psychologist)
Reappointment
Effective: November 9, 2000
TERM: October 31, 2003

Ronald P. Dieter, Contoocook
(Pastoral Psychotherapist)
Succeeding: P. Mark Watts, Auburn (reached term limit)
Effective: November 9, 2000
TERM: October 31, 2003

PHYSICAL THERAPY BOARD
Elizabeth J. Cary, Derry
(Public member)
Reappointment
Effective: November 9, 2000
TERM: October 28, 2003

TELECOMMUNICATIONS PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Timothy Gage, North Hampton
(Industry)
Effective: November 9, 2000
TERM: November 9, 2003

Lisa Thorne, Manchester
(Industry)
Effective: November 9, 2000
TERM: November 9, 2003

NOMINATIONS

The Governor nominated the following:

BOARD OF ACUPUNCTURE LICENSING
Stephen DeGurski, Exeter
(Acupuncturist)
Succeeding: Lisa Rothermich, Rye (resigned)
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: September 8, 2002

BOARD OF ARCHITECTS
James H. Somes, Portsmouth
Succeeding: Thoma Samyn, Holderness (reached term limit)
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: September 9, 2005

ATHLETIC TRAINERS BOARD
Robert Merrow, Jr., Keene
Succeeding: Linda Zoller McKibbin, W. Lebanon (resigned)
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: January 8, 2003

BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY
James T. Killeen, III, Derry
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: November 3, 2003

Michael J. King, Bethlehem
(Regional Planning)
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: November 3, 2003

ACTING WARDEN, NORTHERN NH CORRECTIONAL FACILITY: DEPT. OF CORRECTIONS
Jane Coplan, Warner
Nom. By Commissioner of Dept. of Corrections
Effective: December 8, 2000
Salary: Group O, Step 4, $64,499
TERM: Serves at pleasure of the Commissioner of Dept. of Corrections

Richard Gerry, Bow
Nom. By Commissioner of Dept. of Corrections
Effective: December 8, 2000
Salary: Group P, Min $59,456
TERM: Serves at pleasure of the Commissioner of Dept. of Corrections

BOARD OF LICENSED DIETITIANS
Jeanne S. Brown, Goffstown
Vacancy
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: One year from date of confirmation

Colette Janson-Sand Rollinsford
Vacancy
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: Two years from date of confirmation

Jil F. Shangraw, Lebanon
Vacancy
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: Two years from date of confirmation

Joanne A. Ward, Stratham
Vacancy
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: One year from date of confirmation

ENHANCED 911 COMMISSION
Bradley J. Russ, Stratham
(Nom. By NH Association of Chiefs of Police)
Succeeding: Thomas Powers, Keene (resigned)
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: July 8, 2001

MUNICIPAL BOND BANK
Carol Trottier, Gilford
Succeeding: Arthur Barrett, Jr.
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: July 1, 2005

BOARD OF NURSING
Constance E. Theberge, Rochester
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: November 16, 2003

TELECOMMUNICATIONS PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Mark E. Mallett, Litchfield
(Nominated by Commissioner of DRED-Industry)
Effective: Upon confirmation
TERM: Three years from date of confirmation

BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY

#1 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Streeter, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized to accept and place on file a copy of the BFA's annual financial statement for the period ending June 30, 2000.

#2 Authorized to hold a Public Hearing with respect to the contract "Capital Access Program: Lender Participation Agreement" with Ocean National Bank. Action will Authorized Resolutions under RSA 162-A:18 to determine the contract will serve a public use, provide public benefit, the proposed participating bank is qualified to participate, appropriate measures have been taken to ensure CAP loans will be made under the requirements of the Act, the contract complies with RSA 162-A:12, and reasonable precautions have been made to minimize loss, all within the policy and authority of the Act. .
A roll call vote was requested, the results are as follows: Councilor Burton - Yes: Councilor Spaulding - Yes: Councilor Griffin - Not Available: Councilor Colantuono - Yes: Councilor Streeter - Yes.

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

At approximately 11:00 a.m., the Governor announced that the next matter to be considered would be the proposed contract entitled "Capital Access Program: Lender Participation Agreement" with the following bank: Ocean National Bank and declared that the public hearing on the subject had commenced. She said that she and the members of the Council had received written material from the Authority with respect to the proposed execution of the agreement. The Governor then said that the meeting would hear anyone wishing to speak on the subject and introduced Michael Donahue, Senior Credit Officer of the Authority, who briefly explained the proposed contract. The Governor then repeated that the proceedings were a public hearing and asked whether any other person wished to speak; there being none, Councilor Griffin introduced a resolution entitled "A RESOLUTION UNDER RSA 162-A:18 APPROVING THE EXECUTION OF THE STANDARD CONTRACT ENTITLED 'CAPITAL ACCESS PROGRAM : LENDER PARTICIPATION AGREEMENT' OF THE BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY OF THE STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE BY OCEAN NATIONAL BANK" 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, Councilor Burton, Councilor Spaulding, Councilor Griffin, Councilor Colantuono, and Councilor Streeter; those abstaining were Councilor(s): None; and those voting against were Councilor(s): None. The Governor declared that the resolution was passed.

A RESOLUTION UNDER RSA 162-A:18 APPROVING THE EXECUTION OF THE STANDARD CONTRACT ENTITLED "CAPITAL ACCESS PROGRAM: LENDER PARTICIPATION AGREEMENT" OF THE BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY OF THE STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE BY OCEAN NATIONAL BANK

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

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

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

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

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

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

NOW, THEREFORE, IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED THAT:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Passed and Agreed to November 9, 2000.

#3 NOT USED

OFFICE OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

#4 The Governor Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Streeter, with Councilor Griffin voting NO, authorized to lease two passenger vehicles from Ford Motor Credit Company as supplied by Wyman's Chevrolet-Pontiac, Hillsborough, NH at the cost of $942.82 per month for a period of 48 months from the date of Governor and Council approval.

GOVERNOR'S OFFICE OF ENERGY AND COMMUNITY SERVICES

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#5 Authorized to accept and expend from the US Department of Health and Human Services additional Refugee Social Services funds in the amount of $20,000 through June 30, 2001.

#6 Authorized to enter into the Memorandum of Agreement with the Department of Environmental Services for the purchase of a natural gas Honda Civic GX sedan. Total funding to be provided by ECS will be $6,500 effective date of approval by Governor and Council.

#7 Authorized to AMEND contract [Initially approved on October 4, 2000 (Item #4)], with the International Institute of Boston by increasing the amount of the contract by $82,000.00 to an amount not to exceed $404,160.00.

#8 Authorized to AMEND contract [Initially approved on March 22, 2000 (Item #16)], with Southern New Hampshire Services, Inc., 40 Pine Street, Manchester, NH, by increasing the contract $85,052.00 to an amount not to exceed $285,376.

#9 Authorized to AMEND contract [Initially approved on March 22, 2000 (Item #8)], with Southern New Hampshire Services, Inc., 40 Pine Street, Manchester, NH, by increasing the contract $184,622.00 to an amount not to exceed $438,151.00.

#10 Authorized to AMEND contract [Initially approved on March 22, 2000 (Item #9)], with Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties, Inc., 2 Industrial Park Drive, Concord, NH by increasing the contract $16,222.00 to an amount not to exceed $175,817.00.

#11 Authorized to AMEND contract [Initially approved on March 22, 2000 (Item #10)], with Tri-County Community Action Program, Inc., 30 Exchange Street, Berlin, NH by increasing the contract $45,069.00 to an amount not to exceed $252,804.00.

#12 Authorized to AMEND contract [Initially approved on March 22, 2000 (Item #12)], with Rockingham Community Action, Inc., 7 Junkins Avenue, Portsmouth, NH by increasing the contract $13,227.00 to an amount not to exceed $142,206.00.

#13 Authorized to AMEND contract [Initially approved on March 22, 2000 (Item #11)], with Southwestern Community Services, Inc., 69Z Island Street, Keene, NH by increasing the contract $13,241.00 to an amount not to exceed $144,332.00.

OFFICE OF STATE PLANNING

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#14 Authorized to budget and expend prior year federal funds passed through from the Office of Emergency Management in the amount $22,351.49 through June 30, 2001.

#15 Authorized to budget and expend $2,208.70 in funds carried forward from prior years from the date of Governor & Council approval. (2) Authorize to accept and expend $10,000.00 in donations from the North Atlantic Energy Service Corporation, PO Box 300, Seabrook, NH from the date of Governor and Council approval.

#16 Authorized to conduct a one-day Planning and Zoning Workshop to be held on Saturday, December 9, 2000 at the Concord High School, 170 Warren Street, Concord, NH at a total cost not to exceed $4,000 as specified in letter of October 19, 2000.

#17 Authorized to enter into an Agreement with Joshua Cline, 118 Washington Street, Apt.1, Keen3, NH, in the amount of $6,000 through June 30, 2001. This contract provides for the research and writing of interpretive signs for the trolley stops along the Route 1A corridor, the scenic overlook in Jefferson and stops along Bear Notch Road along the National White Mountain Trial.

#18 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY AMEND an existing Agreement with the City of Concord, NH [Initially approved on February 18, 1998 (Item #16], by extending the completion date from December 31, 2000 to June 30, 2001. No additional state or federal funds are required by this action.

#19 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY AMEND an existing Agreement with the Audubon Society of New Hampshire, 3 Silk Farm Road, Concord, NH [Initially approved on April 28, 1999 (Item #4) amended on July 21, 1999 (Item #28), on January 19, 2000 (Item #12), and July 14, 2000 (Item #17)]. This amendment will change the end date from September 30, 2000 to December 31, 2000 and will be effective upon Governor and Council approval.

#20 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Griffin, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, authorized to RETROACTIVELY AMEND an existing Agreement with Lorraine Stuart Merrill, 73 R College Road, Stratham, NH [Initially approved on September 15, 1999, (Item #9), on June 21, 2000 (Item #9). The purpose is to modify work tasks and reporting requirements, change the end date from September 30, 2000 to December 31, 2000 and provide additional financial consideration of $7,000 for a new total of $24,500. SOLE SOURCE

#21 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Griffin, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, authorized to RETROACTIVELY enter into an agreement with the Connecticut River Joint Commissions, PO Box 1182, Charlestown, NH in the amount of $39,285 RETROACTIVELY from July 1, 2000 through June 30, 2001, to hire the equivalent of one full-time staff person to assist the commission in carrying out the purposes of the chapter establishing the commission. SOLE SOURCE

OFFICE OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#22 Authorized to accept and expend funds in the amount of $75,000.00 from the Federal Government (National Guard Bureau) through September 2001 for the Surface Petroleum activities for the Army National Guard within the State of New Hampshire. The Federal Government shall reimburse the costs of the Surface Petroleum.

#23 Authorized to accept and expend monetary contributions in the amount of $410.00 for the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery to used for the betterment of the cemetery. These donations were received during the period of August 1, 2000 through September 30, 2000.

#24 Authorized the nomination of Captain Daniel P. Desautels, 19 Watson Hill Road, Raymond, NH to the rank of Major, New Hampshire Air National Guard.

#25 Authorized the nomination of Captain William K. Sylla, 46 McNabb Court, Portsmouth, NH to the rank of Major, New Hampshire Air National Guard.

#26 Authorized the confirmation of Captain Randall F. Dyer, QTRS M3A, PNSY, Portsmouth, NH to the rank of Major, New Hampshire Air National Guard.

DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#27 Authorized to reclassify vacant position #10179, Service and Production Technician, salary grade 11 to an Information Technology Manager II, labor grade 29.

#27A Authorized to appoint Ruth L. Griffin as a designee of the Executive Council to hold a hearing on the proposal for the major construction/renovation projects at Durham, Keene and Plymouth Campuses; capital equipment and furnishings project in connection with the University System of New Hampshire, Lee, New Hampshire.

#27B Authorized Bureau of Purchase and Property to enter into statewide agreements with the vendors listed on Attachment A, of letter of October 24, 2000, through June 30, 2005; contingent upon performance reviews to occur every two years.

#27C Authorized list of agency transfers for Fiscal Year 2001 during the month of October 2000.

#27D Authorized Bureau of General Services to contract with Maurice Enterprises, Claremont, NH with the total amount not to exceed $8,625.00 through September 30, 2003 for snow and ice removal services.

#28 Authorized Bureau of Court Facilities to RETROACTIVELY AMEND an existing lease extension agreement with the City of Berlin, 168 Main Street, Berlin, NH for the Berlin District Court. This amendment corrects a typographical error in the term of the lease and adds an additional 512 square feet of space to the original lease.

SECRETARY OF STATE

#28A The Governor Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Colantuono, authorized to accept and place on file the Department of State's Annual Report for the period July 1, 1999 through June 30, 2000.

TREASURY DEPARTMENT

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#29 Authorized agreement with Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliff LLP, 777 South Figueroa St., Suite 3200, Los Angeles, CA in the amount not to exceed $75,000 per year, for Arbitrage Rebate Compliance Services on the State of New Hampshire Turnpike System bonds through June 30, 2002 with a two-year renewal option.

#30 Authorized to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated and the State Treasurer to issue checks in the amount of $14,303.65.

ATTORNEY GENERAL

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#31 Authorized the Department of Justice to establish one Clerk III position through June 30, 2001 as specified in letter dated September 28, 2000.

#32 Authorized the Department of Justice to accept and expend a grant in the amount of $304,720 from the Federal Bureau of Justice Assistance through September 30, 2001.

#33 Authorized the Department of Justice to accept and expend a grant in the amount of $99,526 from the Federal Bureau of Justice Statistics through June 30, 2001. (2) Authorize to enter into a sub-grant with the University of New Hampshire-Justiceworks in the amount of $99,526 through June 30, 2001.

#34 Authorized the Department of Justice to accept and expend a grant in the amount of $25,000 from the National Governors Association through June 30, 2001. (2) Authorize to enter into a sub-grant with the Department of Justice in the amount of $25,000 through June 30, 2001.

#35 Authorized the Department of Justice to accept and expend a grant in the amount of $316,029 from the Federal Corrections Program Office through September 30, 2002. (2) Authorize to enter into sub-grants with the Department of Youth Development Services in the amount of $50,000 from Governor and Executive Council approval December 31, 2001 and the Department of Corrections in the amount of $256,548 from January 1, 2001 to December 31, 2001.

#36 Authorized the Department of Justice to enter into RETROACTIVE sub-grants from October 1, 2000 to December 31, 2001 (Nashua Police Department for $29,250) and November 1, 2000 to December 31, 2001 (Cheshire County Attorney for $33,358).

#37 Authorized the Department of Justice to enter into a RETROACTIVE sub-grant with the Carroll County Mediation Services from October 1, 2000 to September 30, 2001 in the amount of $65,839.

DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL RESOURCES

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#38 Authorized Division of Libraries to make a prior period payment to Penny Pitou Travel, Concord, NH for airline tickets in the amount of $237.00.

#39 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY enter into an agreement with Steven A. Roberge d/b/a Data-Day Computer Services, Goffstown, NH in the amount of $1,725 for the maintenance of computers and typewriters at the Division of Historical Resources.

#40 Authorized Division of Arts to award the Manchester Choral Society an Annual Advancement Grant in the amount of $8,000 upon Governor and Council approval.

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

#41 The Governor Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Streeter, authorized to accept and expend additional grant funds in the amount of $11,000.00 from the Federal Mine Safety and Health Administration through June 30, 2001.

INSURANCE DEPARTMENT

#42 The Governor Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Streeter, authorized the reclassification of position #41191, Finance Assistant I (LG15) to a Program Assistant II, (LG14).

PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#43 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY accept a gift on behalf of the State in the amount of $206.96 for travel expenses.

#44 Authorized to accept a gift on behalf of the State in the amount of $157.50 for travel related expenses.

#45 Authorized the reclassification of vacant position #14349 from a Statistical Clerk III, Salary Grade 11, to a Program Specialist I, Salary Grade 18, in the Gas Safety Division.

EMPLOYMENT SECURITY

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#46 Authorized to reclassify position #11087, salary grade (15), Administrative Assistant I to Tax Auditor I, salary grade 15. This position is currently vacant.

#47 Authorized to enter into four RETROACTIVELY AMENDED Memorandum's of Understanding with other NH State Agencies and the Rockingham Community Action not to exceed $40,000.00 in total ($10,000.00 for each partner) for services to be provided in support of NHES's One-Stop Career Center Implementation Grant award from the United States Department of Labor.

#48 Authorized to enter into a service agreement with Holiday Inn, Concord, NH in the amount not to exceed $4,440.28 for rooms and meals for eighteen NHES employees for the period December 18, 2000 through December 20, 2000. (2) Further to expend Federal Funds in the amount not to exceed $4,950.93 to hold a Workforce Investment Act Development Strategy Meeting for direction, solution and formulation of programs for the mission of NHES for FY 2000-2001 biennium to be held December 18, 2000 through December 20, 2000.

#49 Authorized to enter into a service agreement with Retail Floor Waxing, Inc., in the amount of $11,400.00 annually for a contract total of $34,200.00 through June 30, 2003 for janitorial services at NHES's Portsmouth "NH Works" Job & Information Center.

#50 Authorized to enter into a service agreement with Retail Floor Waxing, Inc., in the amount of $12,300.00 annually for a contract total of $36,900.00 through June 30, 2003 for janitorial services at NHES's Somersworth "NH Works" Job & Information Center.

#51 Authorized to enter into a service agreement with New England Graph-Techs in the amount of $10,600 annually for three years total not to exceed $30,180.00 through June 30, 2003 for printing press maintenance service at NHES's Administrative Offices.

#52 Authorized to enter into a lease agreement with Northern Community Investment Corporation for rental of 6,510 square feet of office space, 646 Union Street, Littleton, NH through March 15, 2006 for a total cost limit of $273,420.00.

#53 Authorized to enter into a RETROACTIVELY AMENDED agreement with the North Carolina Employment Security Commission for voluntary participation in the ALMIS Database consortium as Authorized and funded by the Employment and Training Administration of the United States Department of Labor. This amendment request for NHES to accept and expend an additional $15,000.00 from the NCESC from $10,000.00 to a new total of $25,000.00 as reimbursement for travel and related costs incurred by NHES staff in conjunction with this agreement and extend the termination date to December 31, 2000.

#53A Authorized to accept and place on file "Informational Item" in reference to the lease-purchase agreement for 243 Rte 108, Somersworth, NH with Strafford Works LLC, to buy out the balance of the lease-purchase agreement.

LIQUOR COMMISSION

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#54 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY AMEND a contract with Waste Management of New Hampshire-Rochester, 90 Rochester Neck Road, Rochester, NH to extend the contract period for two years from June 30, 2000 to June 30, 2002 and increase the contract price limitation from $41,229.00 to $74,074.25 and increase of $32,834.25. This amendment is for rubbish removal and container services at various Liquor Commission Stores within New Hampshire.

#55 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY AMEND a contract with Waster Management of New Hampshire-Londonderry, 26 Liberty Drive, Londonderry, NH to extend the contract period for two years from June 30, 2000 to June 30, 2002 and increase the contract price limitation from $80,059.12 to $121,742.48 an increase of $41,683.46.

DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#56 Authorized to accept a donation of computer training books and materials from The Coriolis Group, 14455 N. Hayden Road, Suite 220, Scottsdale, AZ. The approximate value of the donation is $6,500.

#57 Authorized to add Catherine McGranaghan, 95 South Porter Street, Manchester, NH and James Hamilton, DDS, 8 Steele Road, Peterborough, NH to the approved list of Dental Consultants [Initially approved June 21, 2000 (Item #60)] for Dental Consultants in the amount of $256,000 for Fiscal Year 2001.

#58 Authorized to reclassify position #41506, Internal Affairs Investigator, salary grade 18, to Human Resources Coordinator I, salary grade 20, effective upon Governor and Council approval.

#59 Authorized to reimburse, RETROACTIVELY, The Yard Restaurant Inc., d/b/a The Executive Court Conference Center, RFD #10, Manchester, NH for the Victim Services Conference held there from September 20-22, 2000. The Departments share of the bill is $7,500.00 out of a total bill of $12,834.68.

DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENTM

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#60 Authorized to accept and place on file the "Informational Item" from the Office of the Commissioner, to transfer of funds in the amount of $38,500 for Cannon Mountain Ski Area for the quarter ending September 30, 2000 as specified in letter of October 18, 2000.

#61 Authorized to accept and place on file the "Informational Item" from the Bureau of Ski Operations regarding the package plan programs and season passes issued for Cannon Mountain for the quarter ending September 30, 2000.

#62 Authorized Division of Economic Development to accept funds not to exceed $73,500 from Public Service Company of New Hampshire as specified in the attachment of their letter of October 23, 2000.

#63 Authorized Division of Parks and Recreation Trails Bureau to accept and expend Federal Funds of $613,864 from the US Department of Transportation for the Recreational Trails Program through September 30, 2004.

#64 Authorized Division of Forests and Lands to budget and expend prior year unexpended grant awards received from the US Forest Service, under the Cooperative Forestry Assistance Act of 1978 in federal fiscal year 1999, through September 30, 2001 as specified in letter of October 16, 2000.

#65 Authorize Division of Parks and Recreation Bureau of Trails to enter into a Service Agreement with Eastlantic Advertising, Inc., Manchester, NH in the amount of $29,800, through February 28, 2001 for development, media planning and distribution of two public service announcements relating to snowmobiling.

#66 Authorized Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a service agreement with Riendau Industrial Services, Berlin, NH in an amount not to exceed $8,980.16 through June 30, 2001 for the septic tank pumping and disposal service at Mt. Washington State Park.

#67 Authorized Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a service agreement with Sparkle Media of New London, NH in the amount of $4,460.00 through April 1, 2001 for outreach publicity for Cannon Mountain.

#68 Authorized contracts for services between the Workforce Opportunity Council, Inc. and the Department of Resources and Economic Development through March 27, 2002. (2) Further to accept and expend federal funds in the amount of $1,475,000.00 from the Workforce Opportunity Council to provide on a statewide basis, project management and implementation of training programs as described in H-1B Skills Training Grant.

#69 Authorized Division of Economic Development to award a grant in the amount of $10,499.00 to the City of Claremont with a completion date of June 30, 2001 for Recruitment Outreach II.

#70 Authorized Division of Forests and Lands to release a right-of-way owned by the state crossing land of David J. Schopick, an abutting landowner at the Urban Forestry Center in Portsmouth.

FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#71 Authorized to accept $1,168.00 from Messrs Bryon Arnao and Victor Barris for expenses resulting in the rescue of Messrs Arnao and Barris during a search and rescue mission on December 11, 1999. (2) Authorized to expend the $1,168.00 by providing funds to the NH Outdoor Council upon Governor and provide search and rescue equipment or training to volunteers.

#72 Authorized to accept a $500.00 donation from Mr. & Mrs. Frank Clark, Lisbon, NH for use at Barry Conservation Camp. (2) Authorized to accept a $500.00 donation from Mr. And Mrs. Charles Barry, Haverhill, NH for use at Barry Conservation Camp. (3) Authorized to accept $1,185.52 from the New Hampshire Wildlife Trust for installing a butterfly, Hummingbird and small pond habitat demonstration area. (4) Authorized the Director of Accounting Services to budget these funds as specified in letter of October 19, 2000.

#73 Authorized to expend $137,000 in excess OHRV fees as specified in letter dated September 26, 2000. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

#74 Authorized to expend prior year unexpended grant funds in the amount of $50,000 through June 30, 2001.

#75 Authorized to enter into contract with Alan Briere Photography, PO Box 1530, Grantham, NH in the amount of $5,500 through June 30, 2001. The purpose of this contract is to acquire an adequate photography library for use in their many department publications.

#76 Authorized to purchase a Conservation Easement on 61.3 acres of wild forest land on the Mad River in the Town of Farmington, NH from the Town of Farmington, for the sum of $30,500.00. Approval of this acquisition will protect, in perpetuity, high-quality upland wildlife habitat and river habitat, know for its ability to propagate wild trout.

DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#77 Authorized to accept $33,556.00 in federal funds from the US EPA under the Performance Partnership Grant carryover fund, through June 30, 2001.

#78 Authorized to establish one Intern position through June 30, 2001 as specified in letter dated September 19, 2000. (2) Authorized to accept funds in the amount of $8,307 from the USEPA through April 16, 2002. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

#79 Authorized Water Division to expend funds not to exceed $114,756 ($70,445 from the Ossipee Lake Analysis/Reconstruction Grant, and $44,311 from the State Dam Maintenance Fund through December 31, 2002 for the repair of the Ossipee Lake Dam in Effingham.

#80 Authorized Water Division to enter into a contract with E&R Uniform Rental, 55 Central Street, Manchester, NH in the amount of $23,708.68 for uniform, towel and mat rental.

#81 Authorized to enter into a Memorandum of Agreement with the University of New Hampshire, Office of Sponsored Research, Service Building, Durham, NH through December 31, 2001. This agreement will provide UNH with $12,500 in federal funds from the USEPA to assist the Department in carrying out the Pollution Prevention in Healthcare Sector Project-Phase 2.

#82 Authorized to AMEND a contract with Grafton County Conservation District, RR#2, Box 148B, Swiftwater Road, Woodsville, NH, by extending the completion date to December 31, 2001.

#83 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY AMEND an existing contract with the University of New Hampshire-Environmental Research Group by extending the date of completion to August 7, 2001, RETROACTIVE to August 7, 2000.

#84 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, authorized to accept federal funds in the amount of $21,083 under the US EPA Voluntary Cleanup Program Cooperative Agreement, through August 31, 2001. (2) Authorized to AMEND the existing contract with Paul Heirtzler, P.E., Esq. to provide legal and cost recovery services related to the cleanup of oil and hazardous waste sites through August 31, 2001 and increasing the contract by $20,000 from $122,000 to $142,000. SOLE SOURCE

#85 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, authorized to AMEND a current service agreement with the Audubon Society of New Hampshire, 3 Silk Farm Road, Concord, NH in the amount of $7,246.50 from $25,350.00 to $32,596.50 for additional bio-diversity assessment services through June 30, 2001. [Initially approved on June 8, 2000 (Item #35).] SOLE SOURCE

#86 Authorized Water Division to AMEND an existing contract with the Lake Massasecum Improvement Association, by increasing the amount by $3,000.00 from $18,535.00 to $21,535.00 through December 31, 2000 to control nuisance growths of Myriophyllum heterophyllum in the north cove of the lake.

#87 Authorized to enter into a grant agreement with the City of Dover, Department of Public Works, 288 Central Avenue, Dover, NH in the amount of $6,000.00 through December 31, 2000. The project involves eliminating illicit connections in the Maple Street area and at a multi-family residence at 25 Winter Street.

#88 Authorized State grants to the Municipalities of Newport for design of South Main St. & Cheney St. Sewers in the amount of $10,350 and Pittsburg for Dalton Road/Lilac Lane Sewer in the amount of $85,728.

#89 Authorized estimated not to exceed grant in the amount of $242,000 to the Municipality of Walpole, for a landfill closure project.

#90 Authorized to accept $15,000 in federal funds from the US Environmental Protection Agency for the Drinking Water Revolving Fund Program, through June 30, 2001.

#91 Authorized the loan agreement between the Department and the City of Claremont in the amount of $5,950,000 upon approval by Governor & Executive Council for the design and construction of a Landfill Closure and Transfer Station Project.

#92 Authorized to enter into a grant agreement with the Connecticut River Joint Commissions, Inc., PO Box 1182, Charlestown, NH in the amount of $5,500.00 through December 31, 2000 to develop an educational packet on riparian buffers in the Connecticut River watershed.

#93 Authorized the Supplemental Loan Agreement between the Department and the Town of Sutton in the principal amount of $177,299 effective upon approval by Governor & Council.

#94 Authorized the loan agreement between the Department and the Littleton Water and Light Department in the amount of $750,000 effective upon approval by Governor & Council for construction of a Slow Sand Filter.

#95 Authorized the loan agreement between the Department and the City of Somersworth in the amount of $650,000 effective upon approval by Governor & Council for purpose of financing the upgrade of an existing finish water high lift pumping station and replacement of associated transmission main.

BOARD OF PHARMACY

#96 The Governor Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Colantuono, authorized to establish one Program Assistant I position through June 30, 2001 as specified in letter dated September 26, 2000. (2) Authorized additional appropriation to cover costs related to Chapter 187 and 188 Laws of 2000 in the amount of $12,786.00. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICE

Office of Administration

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#97 Authorized Office of Community and Public Health to reclassify position 19642 from Industrial Hygiene Engineer I, salary grade 22, to Environmentalist III, salary grade 22. The position is currently vacant.

#98 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Walchak's Lawn and Home Care Inc., 8 Sullivan Drive, Bow, NH in the amount of $41,430.02 through June 30, 2001 for snow and ice removal, pressure washing, and power sweeping services.

Office of Planning and Research

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#99 Authorized to accept and expend $1,033,315 in federal funds as specified in letter dated September 28, 2000. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

#100 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, authorized to enter into an Agreement with the New Hampshire Healthy Kids Corporation, Concord, NH in the amount of $935,375 through September 29, 2001 for health planning services. SOLE SOURCE

Office of Program Support

#101 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, authorized to accept and expend $252,271 in federal funds and establish three Health Care Facility Program Reviewer positions and continue to fund Pharmacy consultants and establish Registered Nurse consultants through June 30, 2001 as specified in letter of September 28, 2000. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

Office of Community & Public Health

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#102 Authorized to accept and expend $89,129 in federal funds as specified in letter dated September 13, 2000. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

#103 Authorized Bureau of Maternal and Child Health to enter into an agreement with Victoria Jennison Hale, Epping, NH as the Adolescent Health Strategic Planning Coordinator in the amount of $31,990 through June 30, 2002.

#104 Authorized Bureau of Maternal and Child Health to enter into an agreement with Mary Jane Sullivan, of Hampton, NH as a consultant audiologist in the amount of $19,915 through June 30, 2001.

#105 Authorized Bureau of Rural Health & Primary Care to enter into a contract with Kathleen B. Donovan, Intervale, NH for nurse practitioner loan repayment through August 1, 2002 for an amount not to exceed $15,000.

#106 Authorized Bureau of Maternal and Child Health to AMEND an existing agreement with Weeks Medical Center, Lancaster, NH [Initially approved on June 8, 2000 (Item #51)], to provide additional family planning services, by increasing the dollar amount by $2,879 from $27,860 to $30,739 through June 30, 2001.

#107 Authorized Bureau of Maternal and Child Health to enter into an agreement with United Way of Greater Nashua of Merrimack, NH for systems development in the amount of $18,300 through June 30, 2001.

#108 Authorized Bureau of Maternal and Child Health to enter into an agreement with Urmi Bhaumik, Senior Health Policy Analyst, Lexington, MA in the amount of $15,000 through June 30, 2001. The contractor will assist the Bureau's family planning program to conduct analyses of data to determine program priorities and targets to improve performance in areas of need.

#109 Authorized Bureau of Maternal and Child Health to AMEND an existing agreement with Northern New Hampshire Mental Health and Developmental Services of Conway, NH to provide additional family planning services by increasing the dollar amount by $11,517 from $356,637 to $368,154 through June 30, 2001. [Initially approved on June 22, 1999 (Item #197) and amended on June 8, 2000 (Item #58).

#110 Authorized Division of Epidemiology and Vital Statistics to RETROACTIVELY AMEND an existing contract for cancer registry services with the Trustees of Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH [Initially approved on September 28, 1999 (Item #177)], by increasing the price limitation by $359,186 from $222,395 to $581,581 effective RETROACTIVELY to July 1, 2000.

Office of Family Services

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#111 Authorized Division of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention & Recovery to enter into an agreement with SAU #48, Plymouth Regional School District, Old Ward Bridge Rd., Plymouth, NH to provide a Student Assistance Program, in an amount not to exceed $14,524.00 through June 30, 2001.

#112 Authorized to accept and expend $99,560 in federal funds as specified in letter dated September 13, 2000. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

#113 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Colantuono, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, authorized Division of Elderly and Adult Services to enter into an agreement with Northeast Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services, Inc., Concord, NH to provide services to the deaf and hard of hearing in an amount not to exceed $115,000.00 through June 30, 2001. SOLE SOURCE

#114 Authorized Division of Children, Youth and Families to award grants in the total amount of $119,840 to the providers listed in letter of October 3, 2000 through September 15, 2001.

#115 Authorized to accept and expend $610,153 in federal funds as specified in letter dated September 11, 2000 FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

Division of Child Support Services

#116 Authorized to accept and expend $100,000 in federal funds as specified in letter dated August 31, 2000. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

Division of Family Assistance

#117 The Governor Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Streeter, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, authorized to accept and expend $501,874.50 in federal funds as specified in letter dated August 28, 2000. (2) Authorize to enter into contract with University System of New Hampshire, Durham, NH in the amount of $669,166.00 through September 30, 2001. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

NEW HAMPSHIRE HOSPITAL

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#118 Authorized to enter into a contract with Creative Nursing Management, 1701 E 79th St., Minneapolis, MN in the amount of $77,000 through June 30, 2002 to provide consultation and training services for the development of a patient care delivery model.

#119 Authorized to enter into an agreement with New England Emergency Responses Systems, Inc., 7 Church Street, Dover, NH in the amount of $11,500 through June 30, 2002 to provide emergency response equipment and service.

#120 Authorized to enter into a contract in the amount of $2,234,763 with Northeast Energy Services, Inc., d/b/a NORESCO, 111 Speen Street, Framingham, MA through June 30, 2011 to implement energy and resource conservation measures in the Acute Psychiatric Services Building.

DEPARTMENT OF YOUTH DEVELOPMENT SERVICES

#121 The Governor Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Colantuono, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized to pay overtime in the amount of $10,713.83 for permanent personnel from Class 10 appropriations for positions that are vacant due to sickness, extended leaves of absence or pending recruitment.

NEW HAMPSHIRE VETERANS HOME

#122 The Governor Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Griffin, authorized to accept the list of monies totaling $6,655.45, with thanks, as specified in letter of October 23, 2000; received during the period of July 1, 2000 to September 30, 2000 as a result of fundraising drives from various organizations and from personal contributions. These monies are place in the Veterans Home Benefit Fund.

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#123 Authorized to accept and expend $129,638 from the US Department of Education, Office of Educational Research and Improvement through June 30, 2001.

#124 Authorized to accept and expend additional grant funds in the amount of $1,114,854 from the US Department of Education through June 30, 2001.

#125 Authorized to accept and expend $24,298 from The Corporation for National Service through June 30, 2001.

#126 Authorized to enter into a contract with Franklin Pierce College, Rindge, NH in an amount not to exceed $80,000.00 through June 30, 2001 to conduct the community engagement project for the Best Schools Initiative.

#127 Authorized Division of Adult Leaning and Rehabilitation to enter into a contract with David Bostic, sole proprietor, d/b/a Bostic Building and Remodeling, Contoocook, NH in an amount not to exceed $11,480.00 through June 30, 2001 to provide home modifications to a client's residence. (2) Authorized Division of Adult Learning and Rehabilitation to withhold 10% ($1,148.00) of the contract price until satisfactory completion of all contract requirements.

#128 Authorized to enter into a contract with Carol R. Davis, Bedford, NH in an amount not to exceed $170,950.00 through June 30, 2002 to provide consultant services and coordinate services related to New Hampshire's Comprehensive System of Personnel Development.

#129 Authorized to enter into a contract with Lakes Region Community Services Council, 635 Main Street 3rd Floor, Laconia, NH at a total cost not to exceed $98,992.00 through September 30, 2001 to provide up to twenty-four weeks of services for sixty-five students transitioning from school to work in the Laconia and surrounding region schools and are in the service area covered by Region 3 Area Agency.

#130 Authorized to participate in a three-day technology conference, the 2000 Christa McAuliffe Technology Conference to be held November 28, 29 and 30, 2000 at the Sheraton Tara Hotel, Nashua, NH at a cost not to exceed $8,458.72.

#131 Authorized Division of Adult Learning and Rehabilitation to conduct a 3 day conference focusing on learning and planning through the Authentic Task Approach to be held at the Inns at Mill Falls in Meredith, NH November 28, 29, and 30, 2000 in an amount not to exceed $27,947.65.

NH COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE SYSTEM

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#132 Authorized NHCTC-Berlin/Laconia to RETROACTIVELY accept and expend additional funds from the NH Department of Education for the Carl D. Perkins Program Improvements grant in the amount of $154,942.45 for the program period of September 1, 2000 to September 30, 2001.

#133 Authorized NHCTC-Claremont/Nashua to RETROACTIVELY accept and expend additional funds from the NH Department of Education for the Carl D. Perkins Program Improvements grant in the amount of $139,607.95 for the program period of September 1, 2000 to September 30, 2001.

#134 Authorized NH Technical Institute, Concord to RETROACTIVELY accept and expend additional funds from the NH Department of Education for the Carl D. Perkins Program Improvements grant in the amount of $187,528.30 for the program period of September 1, 2000 to September 30, 2001.

#135 Authorized NHCTC-Manchester/Stratham to RETROACTIVELY accept and expend additional funds from the NH Department of Education for the Carl D. Perkins Program Improvements grant in the amount of $218,836.25 for the program period of September 1, 2000 to September 30, 2001.

#136 Authorized NHCTC-Manchester/Stratham to establish one Consultant position through June 30, 2001 not December 30, 2001 as specified in letter dated September 25, 2000. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED (2) Further NHCTC-Manchester/Stratham to accept and expend funds from the US Department of Education for Title III Grants in the amount of $34,799.00 through December 30, 2001. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

#137 Authorized NHCTC-Laconia/Berlin to encumber and expend up to $12,000 for the recruitment of a President for NH Community Technical College, Laconia/Berlin.

#138 Authorized New Hampshire Technical Institute to enter into a lease agreement with Mac-Gray Services, Inc., 10 Walpole Park South, Walpole, MA in the amount of $138,125.00 for a period of ten years for the purpose of leasing microwave/refrigerator/freezer for the residence halls.

#139 Authorized New Hampshire Technical Institute to pay FY 2000 travel reimbursement from FY 2001 funding. David Orrick performed travel-related duties as a representative of the State in the months of February and March 2000, effective upon Governor and Council approval.

#140 Authorized NH Community Technical College System to RETROACTIVELY enter into a cost reimbursement contract for services with the Workforce Opportunity Council in an amount not to exceed $250,000.00 through June 30, 2001.

CHRISTA MCAULIFFE PLANETARIUM

#141 The Governor Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Colantuono, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized to enter into a contract with The Troupe, a division of Orth Tec Corporation, PO Box 67, 3 Industrial Drive, Windham, NH in an amount not to exceed $40,000.00 through February 28, 2001 to produce still graphics, video animations and the soundtrack for the Planetarium's newest show, Living with a Star.

DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#142 Authorized the Director of the Division of State Police to restore 294.34 hours sick leave to Sergeant Lawrence C. Holdsworth.

#143 Authorized to transfer the positions, with associated salaries, benefits and equipment from the Division of State Police, to The Bureau of Motor Vehicles Inspectors, within the Division of Motor Vehicles, as specified in letter of October 24, 2000.

#144 Authorized to extend the positions as specified in letter of October 19, 2000.

#145 Authorized to enter into a Janitorial Contract between the Department, State Police/Motor Vehicle and DD's Cleaning Service, Conway, NH in the amount of $10,200 per year through June 30, 2002.

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#146 Authorized to accept and place on file Informational Item "Equipment Acquisition Plan Status Report" for the period ending September 30, 2000.

#147 Authorized to transfer $479,830 as specified in letter dated September 25, 2000. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

#148 Authorized to transfer $139,000 from revenue, as it becomes available to the Bureau of Public Works as specified in letter dated September 25, 2000. FISCAL COMMITTEE APPROVED

#149 Authorized to accept and expend grant funds pursuant to RSA 228:71, X from the US Department of Transportation, Federal Transit Administration in the amount of $92,000.00.

#150 Authorized the Contemplated Award List for the period September 30, 2000 through October 17, 2000.

#151 Authorized to accept Federal Funds in the amount of $5,343,123.00 for Manchester Airport Development Project AIP-41. (2) Further authorize to grant state assistance to the City of Manchester, NH in the amount of $296,841.00 (5%) to be matched with Federal Funds $5,343,123.00 (90%) and local funds of $296,841.00 (5%) totaling $5,936,805.00 for this AIP-41 airport development project.

#152 Authorized to Quitclaim whatever interest the State of New Hampshire may have in the Old NH Route 12A highway easement which is more than fifty feet westerly of the NH Route 12A highway centerline as traveled in the Town of Plainfield to Robert E. Simon, Jr. where it abuts other land of said Simon.

#153 Authorized to enter into an agreement with the City of Portsmouth delineating duties and responsibilities of both parties for planning, constructing, and maintaining improvements to New Castle Avenue (NH 1B) from March Street to Bridge over Piscataqua River Inlet, in Portsmouth.

#154 Authorized to enter into a weather forecasting service agreement with North Winds Weather, 222 Diamond Ledge Road, Center Sandwich, NH for a sum total of $7,740.00.

#155 Authorized to RETROACTIVELY AMEND an existing agreement with Transit Resource Center, 5840 Red Bug Lake Road, Suite 165, Winter Springs, FL, by amending the Price Limitation to read "a basic lump sum of $14,300.00".

#156 Authorized to AMEND an Agreement with Jalbert Leasing, Inc., 185 Grafton Drive, Portsmouth, NH to insert a new Exhibit H, the attachment to letter of October 19, 2000.

#157 Authorized to increase the contingency by $40,000.00 with J.C.N. Construction, Inc., PO Box 10790, Bedford, NH for a total contingency of $123,050.00 for the Anna Philbrook Center Renovations, NH Hospital Campus, Concord, NH.

#157A Authorized contract with L. G. Cushing & Sons, Inc., Walpole, NH on the basis of a low bid of $23,510.00 for the installation of a drilled well and pump on the property of Clifford Bauer, 9B South Shore Road, Spofford, NH.

#157B Authorized contract with Contoocook Artesian Well Co., Hopkinton, NH on the basis of a low bid of $16,940.00 for the construction of drilled wells and pumps on the property of Edgar Velasquex, 134 Range Road, Windham, NH.

#157C Authorized contract with L. G. Cushing & Sons, Inc., Walpole, NH on the basis of a low bid of $21,070.00 for the construction of drilled wells and pumps on the properties of Diane Blais, 565 New Boston Road, Bedford and Debbie Georgevits, 481 Mountain Road, Concord, NH.

DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#158 Authorized request of Tranquility Lake House Irrevocable Trust to construct a breakwater with associated structures on property located at Robert's Cove on Lake Winnipesaukee in Alton.

#159 Authorized request of the Town of Newmarket to construct an effluent out-fall extension for the Newmarket Wastewater Treatment Plant on property located near tidal waters of the Lamprey River in Newmarket.

#160 Authorized request of Edmond Hackman to construct a breakwater with associated structures on property located at Melody Island on Lake Winnipesaukee in Wolfeboro.

#161 Authorized request of Betty P. Johnson Revocable Trust to construct a breakwater with associated structures on property located at Lake Winnipesaukee in Gilford.

#162 Authorized request of Carolyn A. Pope to replace boathouse concrete piers and reduce associated structures on property located at Sawyer's Point on Lake Winnipesaukee in Tuftonboro.

#163 Authorized request of Raymond F. Fellows to construct a breakwater with associated structures on property located at Chanticleer Shores on Lake Winnipesaukee in Gilford.

#164 TUITION REQUESTS

The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Streeter, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilor Colantuono voting NO on Item #A, approved the following tuition requests:

A. COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE - Request permission to pay St. Joseph College, Standish, ME, the sum of $440.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Susan Moore, Associate Professor, in the course entitled "Introduction to Learning Theory".

B. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Office of Information Systems - Request permission to pay New Hampshire College Graduate School of Business, Manchester, NH, the sum of $1188.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Barbara Hoover, Information Technology Manager II, in the course entitled "Principles of Database Design".

C. LIQUOR COMMISSION - Request permission to pay New Hampshire College, Manchester, NH, the sum of $1188.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Carolinda B. Andersen, Accountant IV, in the course entitled "Financial Management".

D. LIQUOR COMMISSION - Request permission to pay New Hampshire College, Manchester, NH, the sum of $1245.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling George P. Tsiopras, Business Administrator IV, in the course entitled "Marketing Strategies".

E. TRANSPORTATION - Request permission to pay New Hampshire College, Manchester, NH, the sum of $594.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Donald LaSell, Project Manager IV, in the course entitled "Statistics", also request permission to pay New Hampshire College, Manchester, NH, the sum of $594.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Donald LaSell, Project Manager IV, in the course entitled "Computer Information Systems".

#165 TRAVEL REQUESTS

The Governor and Executive Council approved the following travel requests:

A. CULTURAL RESOURCES, Division of the Arts - Request permission for (2) employees, Rebecca Lawrence, Director, and Catherine O'Brian, Arts in Education Coordinator, or designee, to travel to Pittsburgh, PA, on November 14 - 19, 2000, to attend the 2000 NASAA Annual Meeting-Crossing Borders. ALSO A CASH ADVANCE OF $500.00 IS REQUESTED FOR Rebecca Lawrence and ALSO A CASH ADVANCE OF $500.00 IS REQUESTED FOR Catherine O'Brian. Total Cost: $2319.52. Source of Funds: 100% Federal Funds. Registration Fee: $775.00.

B. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Office of the Ombudsman - Request permission for (1) employee, Ronald P. Adcock, Ombudsman, or designee, to travel to Washington, DC, on December 9 - 13, 2000, to attend the National Summit on Customer Service in Federal, State and Local Government. Permission is also requested for a waiver to exceed the 300-mile radius by train. Total Cost: $2083.00. Source of Funds: 26% Federal and 74% General Funds. Registration Fee: $1095.00.

C. SAFETY, Information Services - Request permission for (1) employee, Lisa Gerber, Technical Support Specialist III, or designee, to travel to Burlington, MA, on November 13 - 17, 2000, to attend the GroupWise 5 Administration Classes. ALSO A CASH ADVANCE OF $920.00 IS REQUESTED FOR Lisa Gerber. Total Cost: $2700.00. Source of Funds: 100% Highway Funds. Registration Fee: $1790.00.

LATE ITEMS

TREASURY
A. Authorize the State Treasurer in accordance with the attached resolution to proceed with the sale and issuance of $75 million of general obligation bonds in the manner most advantageous to the State.
A roll call vote was requested, the results are as follows: Councilor Burton - Yes: Councilor Spaulding - Yes: Councilor Griffin - Not Available: Councilor Colantuono - Yes: Councilor Streeter - Yes.

DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES
B. Authorize Working Capital Warrant in the amount of $480,000,000.00 to cover expenditures for the Month of December 2000.

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
C. Authorize to enter into an Agreement with Concord Coach Lines, Inc., 7 Langdon Street, Concord, NH to lease 4 over-the-road coaches to expand commuter service and provide transportation alternatives for the single occupant vehicle between the Concord, Manchester, Londonderry and the Boston Metropolitan area.

DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES
D. Authorize to enter into an educational tuition agreement in the amount of $224.00 to the NHCTC-Hillsboro-Deering High School, Hillsboro, NH., for Patricia L. Lessieur, Source Documents Examiner for the course entitled "IS101 Computer Information Systems".

E. Authorize to appoint Bernard A. Streeter as a designee of the Executive Council to hold a hearing on the attached proposal for the refinancing of existing indebtedness, construction, and equipment project in connection with the Home Healthcare, Hospice and Community Services, Keene, New Hampshire.

F. Authorize the Report and Findings of Councilor Bernard A. Streeter with regard to a certain construction, renovation project, and the purchase of certain capital equipment in connection with the Southern New Hampshire Medical Center, Nashua, New Hampshire.

The Governor set the next Governor and Executive Council Meeting on Wednesday, December 6, 2000 at 10:30 a.m. at the State House, Concord, NH.

The Honorable Board then adjourned.

 

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