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Minutes
December 17, 1997
 

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GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MINUTES
State House, Concord, New Hampshire
December 17, 1997
10:30 a.m.

The Governor and Executive Council convened at 10:30.

The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Normand, accepted the minutes of the December 3, 1997.

The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Streeter, confirmed the appointment of several persons nominated for Civil Commissions from the December 3, 1997 meeting.

The Governor placed in nomination the several persons who applied for Civil Commissions
The following representative-elect was sworn into office by the Governor and Executive Council:

Strafford County District No .14 (Somersworth Wards 1-5)

Richard F. Heon, d, Somersworth (P.O. 269) 03878-0269

The Governor and Executive Council set the date for special elections for State Representatives in the following districts:

Hillsborough County District No. 23 (Hudson)

Merrimack County District No. 12 (Allenstown, Pembroke)

The filing period will be from December 22-29, 1997

The primary elections will be held on February 3, 1998

The special elections will be held on March 10, 1998

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

DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY: DIVISION OF ADMINISTRATION, DIRECTOR
Charles E. Sova, Canaan
Effective: January 2, 1998

The Governor and Executive Council confirmed the following appointments

STATE COMMITTEE ON AGING
Suzanne Keller, (d) (District 5), Merrimack
Succeeding: John Midlin, Rindge
TERM: June 24, 2000
Effective: December 17, 1997

Albert LaBonte, (d) (District 2), Somersworth
Succeeding: Carol Austin, Westmoreland
TERM: June 24, 2000
Effective: December 17, 1997

Norma St. Germain, ( r ) (District 3), Hampton
Reappointment
TERM: June 24, 2000
Effective: December 17, 1997

MILK SANITATION BOARD
Howard Hatch, Jr., North Haverhill
Reappointment
TERM: November 1, 2001
Effective: December 17, 1997

NEW HAMPSHIRE HOUSING FINANCE AUTHORITY
David Frydman, Concord
(Expert construction single family real estate)
Succeeding: Martin J. Foy, Sr.
TERM: June 1, 2001
Effective: December 17, 1997

BOARD OF NATURAL SCIENTISTS
Paula K. Miner, Penacook
(Public Member)
TERM: December 17, 2002
Vacancy
Effective: December 17, 1997

PARI-MUTUEL COMMISSION
Dearborn Wingate, Nashua
Reappointment
TERM: January 21, 2001
Effective: December 17, 1997

PESTICIDES CONTROL BOARD
James W. Young, MD, Hillsborough
(Licensed Physician)
TERM: January 5, 2001
Reappointment
Effective: December 17, 1997

BOARD OF REGISTRATION OF PODIATRISTS
George J. Nameche, Concord
Reappointment
TERM: August 4, 2002
Effective: December 17, 1997

WASTE MANAGEMENT COUNCIL
E. Russell Bailey, Seabrook
(Municipal Officer)
TERM: December 23, 2001
Succeeding: Robert Burrows, Center Sandwich
Effective: December 17, 1997

William R. Jenness, Rye
(Municipal Public Works Field)
TERM: November 10, 2001
Reappointment
Effective: December 17, 1997

Everett Howland, North Woodstock
(Elected Official)
TERM: November 10, 2001
Reappointment
Effective: December 17, 1997

Nancy E. Kinner, Durham
(Professor Environmental Science or Sanitary Engineer)
TERM: November 10, 2001
Reappointment
Effective: December 17, 1997

John P. Rab, Keene
(Local Conservation Commission Member)
TERM: November 10, 2001
Reappointment
Effective: December 17, 1997

The Governor and Executive Council nominated the following:

ATHLETIC TRAINERS GOVERNING BOARD
Mark D. Legacy, Enfield
Effective: Upon Confirmation
TERM: 1 year from date of confirmation

Daniel R. Sedory, Stratham
Effective: Upon Confirmation
TERM: 3 yrs. from date of confirmation

Linda Zoller-McKibbin, W. Lebanon
Effective: Upon Confirmation
TERM: 2 yrs. from date of confirmation

ADVISORY PANEL ON CANCER AND CHRONIC DISEASES
Norrine Williams, Waterford, Vermont
(Representing Grafton and Coos Counties)
TERM: January 8, 2002
Effective: Upon Confirmation

DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS: COMMISSIONERS
Henry Risley, Topeka, Kansas
Succeeding: Nicholas E. Pishon,
TERM: At the pleasure of the Governor
Interim Commissioner, Contoocook
Effective: Upon Confirmation

FISH AND GAME COMMISSION
G. Ritchie White (I), Rye
(Coastal Commission Member)
TERM: September 13, 2002
Reappointment
Effective: Upon Confirmation

NEW HAMPSHIRE MUNICIPAL BOND BANK
Lee F. Mayhew, Merrimack
Reappointment
TERM: July 1, 2002
Effective: Upon Confirmation

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY GOVERNING BOARD
Thomas A. Prince, Auburn
Effective: Upon Confirmation
TERM: 1 year from date of confirmation

Dennis G. Tobin, Hanover
Effective: Upon Confirmation
TERM: 2 yrs. from date of confirmation

PHYSICAL THERAPY GOVERNING BOARD
Judith Mary Cote, Newport
Effective: Upon Confirmation
TERM: 3 yrs. from date of confirmation

Margaret M. Donohue, Canterbury
Effective: Upon Confirmation
TERM: 2 yrs. from date of confirmation

Ann W. B. Greiner, Hooksett
Effective: Upon Confirmation
TERM: 1 year from date of confirmation

BOARD OF REGISTRATION OF PODIATRISTS
Brian R. Fradette, DPM, Bedford
Reappointment
TERM: August 25, 2002
Effective: Upon Confirmation

NEW HAMPSHIRE STATE PORT AUTHORITY
John D. Colliander, Hampton Falls
Reappointment
TERM: December 16, 2002
Effective: Upon Confirmation

RESPIRATORY CARE PRACTITIONERS GOVERNING BOARD
James R. Daley, Lyme
Effective: Upon Confirmation
TERM: 1 year from date of confirmation

Carl J. Rod, Lancaster
Effective: Upon Confirmation
TERM: 2 yrs. from date of confirmation

DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE ADMINISTRATION: ASSISTANT COMMISSIONER
Barbara T. Reid, CPA, Concord
(Nominated by Commissioner)
TERM: January 1, 2002
Reappointment
Effective: Upon Confirmation

RIVERS MANAGEMENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Kenneth D. Kimball, Jackson
(Recreation Interest)
TERM: December 28, 1999
Reappointment
Effective: Upon Confirmation

DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY: ASSISTANT COMMISSIONER
John A. Stephen, Esq., Hampton Falls
(Nominated by Commissioner)
TERM: March 31, 1999
Succeeding: Robert E. Dunn, Warner (resigned)
Effective: Upon Confirmation

COMMISSION TO STUDY UNIFORM STATE LAWS
W. Michael Dunn, Concord
Effective: Upon Confirmation
TERM: December 30, 2001

Michael D. Ruedig, Concord
Reappointment
TERM: January 4, 2002
Effective: Upon Confirmation

UNIVERSITY SYSTEM OF NEW HAMPSHIRE BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Ned Densmore, Franconia
Succeeding: George Freese, Jr., Pittsfield
TERM: June 30, 1998
Effective: Upon Confirmation

WASTE MANAGEMENT COUNCIL
John C. Lavallee, Pelham
(Business or Financial Community)
TERM: December 23, 2001
Reappointment
Effective: Upon Confirmation

STATE COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN
Phyllis K. Abell, Ed.D., Portsmouth
Succeeding: Ethel Moore, Newport, (Resigned)
TERM: October 20, 1999
Effective: Upon Confirmation

BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY
#1 WITHDRAWN BY AGENCY
#1A The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Griffin, authorized to hold a Public Hearing with respect to the financing of an industrial facility by the Business Finance Authority for Voith Sulzer Paper Technology North America, Inc. located in Farmington, NH. Action will authorize a Resolution under RSA 162-I:9 to de
TERMine the financing will serve a public use, provide public benefit and is within the policy and authority of the Act. A roll call was requested. The results are as follows: Councilor Burton - yes; Councilor Spaulding - yes; Councilor Griffin - yes; Councilor Normand - yes; Councilor Streeter - yes.

A RESOLUTION UNDER RSA 162-I:9 WITH RESPECT TO THE FINANCING OF AN INDUSTRIAL FACILITY BY THE BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY FOR VOITH SULZER PAPER TECHNOLOGY NORTH AMERICA, INC. IN FARMINGTON

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 de
TERMination pursuant to RSA 162-I:9 with respect to the financing of an industrial facility for Voith Sulzer Paper Technology North America, Inc. (the "Borrower") in Farmington by the Authority's issue of up to $8,000,000 Bonds under RSA 162-I (the "Act");

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

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

IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED THAT:

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

(a) Special findings:

(1) The Project (which when completed will constitute the "Facility") consists of the acquisition of approximately 14 acres of land and construction and equipping of an approximately 35,000 square foot industrial facility located on Route 11 in the Town of Farmington which will be used by the Borrower as a roll service and roll covering facility providing repair, including regrinding, balancing and rebuilding, of rolls used in the pulp and paper industry. The Project is within the definition of "Industrial facility" in RSA 162-I (the "Act") and may be financed under the Act.

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

(b) General findings:

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

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

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

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

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

Section 2. Ultimate Finding and De
TERMination. 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 de
TERMine 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 December 17, 1997

GOVERNOR'S OFFICE ON VOLUNTEERISM
#2 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Streeter, authorized to accept and expend funds contributed in sponsorship of the 1997 Governor's Volunteer Recognition Awards Ceremony by Fidelity Investments of Merrimack New Hampshire and Boston Massachusetts in the total amount of $2500.00.

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

#3 Authorized contract with Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties, Inc., Concord, NH, as a grant recipient under the Head Start program, through June 30, 1998 in the amount of $37,878.00.

#4 Authorized contract with Southwestern Community Services, Inc., Keene, NH, as a grant recipient under the Head Start program, through June 30, 1998 in the amount of $36,476.00.

#5 Authorized contract with Strafford County Community Action Committee, Inc., Dover, NH, as a grant recipient under the Head Start Program, through June 30, 1998 in the amount of $32,684.00.

#6 Authorized contract with Rockingham Community Action, Inc., Portsmouth, NH, as a grant recipient under the Head Start program, through June 30, 1998 in the amount of $28,708.00.

#7 Authorized contract with Southern New Hampshire Services, Manchester, NH, as a grant recipient under the Head Start program, through June 30, 1998 in the amount of $46,659.00.

#8 Authorized contract with Tri-County Community Action Program, Inc., Berlin, NH, as a grant recipient under the Head Start Program, through June 30, 1998 in the amount of $47,440.00.

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

#9 Authorized agreement with the Upper Valley Lake Sunapee Regional Planning Commission, Lebanon, NH, in the amount of $1,500 through September 30, 1998 to continue efforts to address local floodplain management issues.

#10 Authorized agreement with the City of Portsmouth, NH, in the amount of $5,000 through December 31, 1997 to prepare a stormwater management plan for Edmond Avenue.

#11 Authorized, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, agreement with New Hampshire Community Loan Fund, Concord, NH, in the amount of $45,000 through June 30, 1998 to strengthen the management, technical, and organizational capacity of Housing Groups and Resident Cooperatives. SOLE SOURCE

#12 Authorized to amend an existing agreement which was initially approved on December 6, 1995 (Item #11)with the New Hampshire Connecticut River Valley Resource Commission, Charlestown, NH, by changing the end date from December 30, 1997 to December 31, 1998.

#13 Authorized to amend an existing agreement which was initially approved on May 31, 1995 (Item #4E), and amended on October 4, 1995 (Item B) and amended again on December 18, 1996 (Item #13) with the Town of Wolfeboro, by changing the end date from December 31, 1997 to December 31, 1998.

#14 Authorized to amend an existing agreement which was initially approved on December 18, 1996 (Item #11) by increasing amount by $4,386 to the amount provided by the Department of Transportation for a new total of $141,376.00 to carry out additional activities as part of the Route 16 Corridor Protection Project.

#15 Authorized to amend an existing agreement which was initially approved on June 25, 1997 (Item #26) with the Town of Stewartstown, by creating a new activity "Direct Home Ownership" and transferring $18,000 from "Streets" to Direct Home Ownership", thereby eliminating the "Streets" activity.

#16 Authorized to amend an existing agreement which was initially approved on May 22, 1996 (Item #J) with the Town of Lancaster, by changing the microenterprise assistance commitment from creating 19 new jobs, 15 of which will be filled by low/moderate income individuals to providing training and technical assistance to 38 microenterprise owners and potential owners, all of whom are low/moderate income individuals.

#17 Authorized to amend an existing agreement which was initially approved on February 19, 1997 (Item #4) with the Town of Bristol, by changing the end date from December 31,1997 to June 30, 1998.

#18 Authorized to amend an existing agreement which was initially approved on October 8, 1997 (Item #10) with the Advocates for the North Mill Pond, Portsmouth, NH, by changing the end date from December 31, 1997 to March 31, 1998.

#19 Authorized to amend an existing agreement which was initially approved on May 14, 1997 (Item #5) with the Town of Londonderry, by changing the end date from December 31, 1997 to June 30, 1998.

#20 Authorized to amend an existing agreement which was initially approved on December 18, 1996 (Item #24) and amended on April 23, 1997 (Item #5) and on October 8, 1997 (Item #24) with the University of New Hampshire/Complex System Research Center, by changing the end date from December 31, 1997 to March 31, 1998.

#21 Authorized to amend an existing agreement which was initially approved on November 30, 1994 (Item #6) amended on May 22, 1996 (Item #15) and on May 28, 1997 (Item #8) with the City of Concord by changing the end date from December 31, 1997 to June 30, 1998 and adding a demolition activity.

#22 Accepted Monitoring Activities Report of the Land Conservation Investment Program for the period July 1, 1996 through June 30, 1997.

GOVERNOR'S COMMISSION ON DISABILITY
The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#23 Authorized to accept and expend donations and registration fees in the amount of $20,000.00 through June 30, 1998 to establish a 090 class and adjust the budget.

#24 Authorized contract with Granite State Independent Living Foundation of Concord, NH to distribute telecommunications equipment, teach, evaluate, and assist eligible individuals in accordance with the Telecommunications Assistance Program through March 31, 1999 in the amount of $112,000.00.

OFFICE OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
#25 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Streeter, authorized to accept and expend $52,252.00 from the U.S. Department of Transportation through September 30, 1998.

HIGHWAY SAFETY AGENCY
#26 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Streeter, seconded by Councilor Burton authorized to accept funds in the amount of $42,580.00 in Federal Section 410 Drunk Driving Prevention Incentive Grant funds from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration,

OFFICE OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL
The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#27 Authorized that Captain Christopher G. Bolduc, Worcester, MA be confirmed to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard.

#28 Authorized that Lieutenant Colonel Gabriel V. Tremblay be confirmed to the rank of Colonel, NH Air National Guard.

#29 Authorized that Captain Kevin M. Major, Sandown be confirmed to the rank of Major, NH Army National Guard.

#30 Authorized that Captain Daniel E. Hogan II, Portsmouth be nominated to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard.

#31 Authorized that Major Jeffrey G. Vorce, Windham, in the United States Army Reserve, be nominated to the rank of Major, NH Army National Guard.

#32 Authorized that Captain Glen R. Wass, Stratham be nominated to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard.

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

#33 Authorized Bureau of Court Facilities to enter into a contract with Johnson Controls, Inc., Manchester, NH, for mechanical equipment service and maintenance commencing January 1, 1998 through December 31, 2000 in the amount of $509,692.00

#33A Authorized the Bureau of Emergency Communications to enter into a lease with Hodges Development Corporation, Concord, NH for the amount of $9,315.00 FY98, $9,315.00 FY99 effective January 1, 1998 through December 31, 1998 for office space located at 6 Chenell Drive, Concord, NH.

#33B Authorized the Bureau of Court Facilities to retroactively enter into a revision of the lease with TAC Properties, Inc., Jaffrey, NH, by increasing the monthly rental payments by $550.00 from $3,000 per month to $3,550 per month effective from July 1, 1997.

#33C Authorized to retro lease with the Town of Salem in the amount of $21,488.43 per month, to commence on July 1, 1997 through June 30, 2002 to cover office and courtroom space located on 35 Geremonty Drive, Salem, NH.

#34 Authorized to approve waiver of the State's workers' compensation lien created by an injury occurring on November 30, 1987 to Robert Grady while employed as an auditor with the Department of Insurance.

#34A Authorized to approve the Supplemental Report and Findings of Councilor Bernard A Streeter, Jr., with regard to a certain refinancing of existing indebtedness project with the Trustees of Franklin Pierce College of Rindge, NH.

#34B Authorized that Working Capital Warrant be authorized in the amount of $330,000,000.00 to cover expenditures for the month of January, 1998.

#34C Authorized list of agency transfers for Fiscal Year 1998 during the month of November 1997.

#34D Authorized to accept the State of New Hampshire's audited Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the year ended June 30, 1997.

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

#35 Authorized to accept and expand a grant in the amount of $4,000 from the Byrne Foundation, Hanover, NH for the purpose of supporting the New Hampshire Women's Oral History Project for the period of January 1, 1998 through January 1, 2000.

#36 Authorized, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, to enter into a Memorandum of Agreement with the New Hampshire Hospital to continue to catalog and process the backlog of library materials in the Breene Memorial Library, and to consult on service issues relating to the improvement of Library service through June 30, 1999. Sole Source.

DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE ADMINISTRATION
The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#37 Authorized that the blanket travel authority, initially approved on September 15, 1997 (Item #23), be renewed for the period January/February/March 1998, to permit the Audit Division to have more than one person at a time on out-of-state travel status, in connection with their normal state duties, removing the requirement that Governor and Executive Council approval be obtained in advance of each trip.

#38 Authorized that the blanket travel authority approved on September 15, 1997 (Item #22), be renewed for the period January/February/March of 1998, to permit our Collection Division to have more than one person at a time on out-of-state travel status, in connection with their normal state duties, removing the requirement that Governor and Executive Council approval be obtained in advance of each trip.

TREASURY DEPARTMENT
#39 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Streeter, authorized to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated and issue checks in the amount of $2,591.32 to pay claims for assets which have previously escheated to the State.

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

#40 Authorized to accept and expend a grant of $952,000 from the US Dept. of Justice and to authorize the Director, Bureau of Account to establish an account through September 30, 1999.

#41 Authorized agreement with Wayfarer Inn, Bedford, NH, in the amount of $4,200 for the period of January 1, 1998 through February 26, 1998 for a two day conference on Drug Enforcement scheduled for February 8 - 10, 1998.

#42 Authorized the Attorney General to grant funds to NH Dept. of Corrections in the sum of $44,382.00 for the Sexual Offender Treatment Program, and Sullivan County Sheriff in the sum of $26,491.00 for the Drug Task Force, through September 30, 1998.

#43 Authorized to appoint Malinda R. Lawrence as an Assistant Attorney General, for a
TERM ending October 31, 2000, at a salary level of Group M, Step Minimum ($41,062.00).

#44 Authorized to reappoint Douglas N. Jones as an Assistant Attorney General, for a
TERM ending October 31, 2002.

#44A Authorized the Attorney General to pay, in accordance with Adm. 311.08, for relocation of Dr. Thomas Andrew, Chief Medical Examiner, in the amount of $9,258 for moving and storage of household goods, in the form of reimbursement to Dr. Andrew.

#45 Authorized to appoint Paul E. Brodeur as Criminal Justice Investigator effective December 20, 1997 with a
TERM ending December 31, 2002, at a salary level of Group J, Maximum ($41,057.00).

#46 Authorized to accept Biennial Report of the Attorney General for the period July 1, 1995 through June 30, 1997.

BANKING DEPARTMENT
#47 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Streeter, authorized Bank Commissioner and staff to attend impromptu out-of-state meetings and consultations with state and federal regulators in the general supervision of state-chartered banks and licensed lenders, and for examiners to travel to out-of-state locations when functions of a New Hampshire bank or licensed lender under examination have been centralized by its out-of-state bank holding company for the period January 1, 1998 through March 31, 1998.

INSURANCE DEPARTMENT
#48 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Streeter, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, authorized an annual salary increment to Steven J. Lauwers, Assistant Commissioner, effective January 6, 1998, at a salary level of Group M, Maximum ($53,373.00).

PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION
#49 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Streeter, authorized for blanket approval to travel out-of-state with minimum incidental expenses for more than one person for the third quarter FY98.

DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
#50 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized to accept the Annual Report for the period July 1996 through June 1997.

EMPLOYMENT SECURITY
The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#51 Authorized to accept funds from and to provide continuing data processing services to the Vermont Department of Employment and Training, and to further authorize the Comptroller to budget appropriations at an estimated $1,700.00 for the first year and an estimated $1,000.00 annually in subsequent years.

#52 Authorized agreement with the Social Security Administration (SSA), to accept funds from and to provide data processing services to the SSA, and to further authorize the Comptroller to budget appropriations at an estimated $12,000.00 annually.

#53 Authorized to enter into a purchase and sales agreement with George R. Burton, for the sole purpose of buying real estate at the southeast corner of the intersection of South State Street and Fayette Street, Concord, NH, for the purchase price of $64,000.00,

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

#54 Authorized to accept a $5,500.00 donation from the Lakes Region Inland Fishing Association, Inc.

#55 Authorized to host the annual Northeast Fish and Wildlife Conference in Manchester, NH during the period March 21-24, 1999, pay a $1,000 deposit to reserve the conference site.

#56 Authorized quarterly travel as needed for Federal Aid Coordinator Charles Miner Jr., Federal Aid Accountant Teresa Vincent, Accountant I Diane Robertson, Business Administrator Richard Cunningham or alternate to Fish and Wildlife Service Region 5 Office in Hadley, MA through March 31, 1998.

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

#57 Authorized to accept an allotment of Federal funds for the Federal Fiscal Year October 1, 1997 - September 31, 1998 in the amount of $7,440.00.

#58 Authorized to accept the second half of a two year allotment of Federal funds for the Federal Fiscal Year October 1, 1997 - September 30, 1998 in the amount of $32,723.00.

#59 Authorize to enter into service agreement with Mainstream Electronic Information Services, Inc., Merrimack, NH, to increase services to it's constituencies by creating an online directory of economic development services. No state funds will be used for this project; funds provided by a grant from Public Service of New Hampshire.

#60 Authorized to amend the amount authorized to be expended for the Division of Parks and Recreation's contract with the Audubon Society of New Hampshire for the operation and routine maintenance of the Seacoast Science Center at Odiorne Point State Park in Rye, NH, from $50,000 annually to $65,000 annually.

#61 Authorized to renew membership for the 1998 season with the White Mountains Attractions Association (WMAA), in the amount of $7,500.00, and to participate in various cooperative advertising programs through WMAA not to exceed $7,500.00, total expenditures to WMAA not to exceed $15,000.00.

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

#62 Authorized, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, to accept $50,000 in federal funds from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to fund the New Hampshire Comparative Risk Project through September 30, 1999 SOLE SOURCE

#63 Authorized, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, contract with Woodard & Curran, Inc., Portland, Maine at $12,100.00 to perform a Value Engineering review of the design plans and specifications for the process control, data acquisition and telemetering upgrade, for a regional wastewater treatment plant located in Franklin and fifteen pumping stations scattered throughout the Lakes Region through June 30, 1998. SOLE SOURCE

#63A Authorized agreements with each of the nine regional planning agencies in New Hampshire in the amount of $225,000 through December 31, 1998, as listed on letter dated December 9, 1997, to implement a new Regional Environmental Planning Program.

#63B Authorized Supplemental Loan Agreement with the Town of Hampton in the principal amount of $4,179,685.69 under the provisions of RSA 486:14 and N.H. Admin. Rules Env-C 500.

#64 Authorized, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, contract amendment (Amendment #5), with Metcalf & Eddy Services, Inc. for $379,221.00 for maintenance of groundwater treatment facilities at the Gilson Road Superfund Hazardous Waste Site, Nashua, NH to commence on January 1, 1998 through December 31, 1998. SOLE SOURCE AMENDMENT
#65 Authorized to amend a contract with Rowenfare Farm, Lawrence Pingree, Derry, NH by extending end date from December 31, 1997 to December 31, 1998

#66 Authorized to amend a contract with Belknap County Conservation District, Laconia, NH by extending the end date from December 31, 1997 to September 30, 1998.

#67 Authorized to award a grant under the provisions of RSA 149-M for landfill closure projects in the total of $141,162.59 to the Municipality of Peterborough, NH.

#68 Authorized blanket approval for out-of-state travel to Kittery and other locations in Main for more than one person for the period from January 1, 1998 through March 30, 1998 to operate, maintain and demonstrate an air monitoring station down-wind of Portsmouth, NH, required by the EPA.

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

#69 Authorized agreement with Sodexho USA, Inc., Waltham, MA, to provide management services for the New Hampshire Hospital's Food & Nutrition, Environmental/Laundry and Linen Services, effective January 1, 1998 through June 30, 2000 in the amount of $2,838,547.00

#70 Authorized, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, agreement with Bell & Howell Phillipsburg Division, Lexington, MA for preventive maintenance and service on the department's automated, in-line mailing machine, effective January 1, 1998 through June 30, 1998 in the amount of $19,133.33. SOLE SOURCE

#71 Authorized to increase the encumbrance limit for the thirteen vendor contracts initially approved on December 18, 1996 (Item #108), by $200,000, from $1,100,000 to $1,300,000 effective upon approval through June 30, 1998.

#72 Authorized agreement with Lockheed Martin IMS, Washington, DC to manage the billing, collection, and telecommunication system currently operated on a statewide basis as part of the automated child support system, for the period January 1, 1998 through December 31, 2000 in the amount of $1,245,000.

OFFICE OF HEALTH MANAGEMENT
#73 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Normand, authorized contract with Maine Department of Human Services, Augusta, ME to collaborate with New Hampshire and Vermont on a planning project to test the use of electronic chip cards for delivering benefits and exchanging health data and referral information between interested community-based health and human services programs, effective upon approval through June 30, 1999 in the amount of $20,000.

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

#74 Authorized retroactive agreement with New Hampshire Employment Security, Concord, NH for the purpose of purchasing and installing computer hardware, software, and related training and services for data exchange between these agencies for the period October 8, 1997 through June 30, 1998 for the maximum amount of $23,469.64.

#75 Authorized to award a one-time grant to Manchester YMCA, to help defray the costs of Manchester YMCA's "Youth Opportunities Unlimited" program for the period effective upon approval through June 30, 1998 in the amount of $30,000.00.

#76 Authorized to accept and expend federal grant funds in the amount of $83,072 under the Family Violence Prevention and Services Act as amended, effective upon approval through September 30, 1998.

#77 Authorized to amend retroactive agreement with Lutheran Social Services of New England, Inc., Natick, MA and Concord, NH, initially approved on June 25, 1997 (Item #233) by increasing the contract amount by $61,328 to a new Price Limitation of $1,463,110, effective October 1, 1997 through June 30, 1999.

ELDERLY AND ADULT SERVICES
The Governor and Executive Council, acted as follows:

#78 Authorized agreement with Attorney John D. Macintosh, Concord, NH for a two year period commencing date of approval, in contested proceedings within the meaning RSA 161:9 in an amount not to exceed $500.00 per case per Fiscal Year, without prior written authorization by the Director of Elderly and Adult Services.

#79 Authorized to retroactively amend an agreement with Pemi-Baker Home Health Agency, Plymouth, NH to provide Homemaker services [which was initially approved July 18, 1997 (Item149) retroactive to July 1, 1997] by decreasing the amount by $1,232.00 from $59,682.00 to $58,450.00 effective October 1, 1997.

#80 Authorized to retroactively amend an agreement with the New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH to provide dental services, [which was initially approved on July 18, 1997 (Item #169) retroactive to July 1, 1997] by decreasing the contract by $2,341.46 from $113,427.87 to 111,086.41 effective October 1, 1997.

#81 Authorized to retroactively amend an agreement with Special Transit Service, Inc., Manchester, NH to provide transportation services [which was initially approved on July 18, 1997 (Item #128) retroactive to July 1, 1997] by decreasing the contract by $3,490.04 from $169,068.43 to 165,578.39 effective October 1, 1997.

#82 Authorized to retroactively amend an agreement with Southwestern Community Services, Inc., Keene, NH to provide outreach and advocacy services [which was initially approved on July 18, 1997 (Item #140) retroactive to July 1, 1997] by decreasing the contract by $533.42 from $25,840.82 to $25,307.40 effective October 1, 1997.

#83 Authorized to retroactively amend an agreement with Community Transportation Services, Inc., Claremont, NH to provide transportation services [which was initially approved on July 18, 1997 (Item #168) retroactive to July 1, 1997] by decreasing the contract by $785.46 from $38,050.22 to $37,264.76 effective October 1, 1997.

#84 Authorized to retroactively amend an agreement with Manchester Housing and Redevelopment Authority, Manchester, NH to provide Adult Day Care service [which was initially approved on July 18, 1997 (Item #148) retroactive to July 1, 1997] by decreasing the contract by $5,126.61 from $250,405.28 to $245,278.67 effective October 1, 1997.

#85 Authorized to retroactively amend an agreement with Riverbend Community Mental Health, Inc., Concord, NH to provide Transportation and Support Services for Retired Senior Volunteer Program [which was initially approved on July 18, 1997 (Item #136) retroactive to July 1, 1997] by decreasing the contract by $661.41 from $32,040.71 to $31,379.30 effective October 1, 1997.

#86 Authorized to retroactively amend an agreement with City of Nashua, Nashua, NH to provide transportation services [which was initially approved on July 18, 1997 (Item #166) retroactive to July 1, 1997] by decreasing the contract by $3,675.91 from $178,073.12 to $174,397.21 effective October 1, 1997.

#87 Authorized to retroactively amend an agreement with New Hampshire Legal Assistance, Manchester, NH to provide Legal Services [which was initially approved on July 18, 1997 (Item #151) retroactive to July 1, 1997] by decreasing the contract by $5,437.32 from $263,401.29 to $257,963.97 effective October 1, 1997.

#88 Authorized to retroactively amend an agreement with the Governor's Office of Energy and Community Services, Concord, NH to provide Energy Assistance [which was initially approved on July 18, 1997 (Item #134) retroactive to July 1, 1997] by decreasing the contract by $231.00 from 11,190.38 to $10,959.38 effective October 1, 1997.

#89 Authorized to retroactively amend an agreement with The Friends Program, Inc., Concord, NH to provide Foster Grandparent services [which was initially approved on July 18, 1997 (Item #162) retroactive to July 1, 1997] by decreasing the contract by $1,354.06 from $65,594.91 to $64,240.85 effective October 1, 1997.

#90 Authorized to retroactively amend an agreement with Newport Senior Center, Inc., Newport, NH to provide Nutrition, Transportation and Outreach services [which was initially approved on July 18, 1997 (Item #133) retroactive to July 1, 1997] by decreasing the contract by $16,587.91 from $803,571.06 to $786,983.15 effective October 1, 1997.

#91 Authorized to retroactively amend an agreement with Rockingham Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice, Derry, NH to provide Homemaker and Home Health Aide services [which was initially approved on July 18, 1997 (Item #130) retroactive to July 1, 1997] by decreasing the contract by $3,312.17 from $160,451.87 to $157,139.70 effective October 1, 1997.

#92 Authorized to retroactively amend an agreement with Connecticut Valley Home Care, Inc., Claremont, NH to provide Homemaker, Home Health Aide, Adult Group Day Care, Adult In-Home Care and Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Respite services [which was initially approved on July 18, 1997 (Item #137) retroactive to July 1, 1997] by decreasing the contract by $16,758.21 from $817,340.07 to $800,581.86 effective October 1, 1997.

#93 Authorized to retroactively amend an agreement with Somersworth Housing Authority, Somersworth, NH to provide Nutrition services [which was initially approved on July 18, 1997 (Item #171) retroactive to July 1, 1997] by decreasing the contract by $13,758.10 from $666,486.21 to $652,728.11 effective October 1, 1997.

#94 Authorized to retroactively amend an agreement with Nashua Housing Authority, Nashua, NH to provide Adult Group Day Care services [which was initially approved on July 18, 1997 (Item #175) retroactive to July 1, 1997] by decreasing the contract by $4,171.01 from $201,878.71 to $197,707.70 effective October 1, 1997.

#95 Authorized to retroactively amend an agreement with Child and Family Services of New Hampshire, Manchester, NH to provide Homemaker and Adult In-Home Care services [which was initially approved on July 18, 1997 (Item #131) retroactive to July 1, 1997] by decreasing the contract by $19,623.09 from $957,073.12 to $937,450.03 effective October 1, 1997.

#96 Authorized to retroactively amend an agreement with Southern New Hampshire Services, Inc., Manchester, NH to provide Transportation and Support Services for Retired Senior Volunteer Program [which was initially approved on July 18, 1997 (Item #143) retroactive to July 1, 1997] by decreasing the contract by $790.02 from $38,271.08 to $37,481.06 effective October 1, 1997

NEW HAMPSHIRE VETERANS HOME
#97 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, authorized a blanket exemption to the two person or more out-of-state travel prior approval requirement for up to six staff to travel to states within the Department of Veterans Affairs Northeast Region for the period of January 1, 1998 through March 31, 1998.

DEPARTMENT OF YOUTH DEVELOPMENT SERVICES
#98 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Streeter, authorized to conduct occasional out-of-state trips, from January 1, 1998 through March 31, 1998.

POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION COMMISSION
#99 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Griffin, authorized to award a $9,000.00 grant to Rivier College for the purpose of granting nursing scholarships to New Hampshire residents that are full-time and part-time nursing students that will be selected on the basis of financial need.

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

#100 Authorized, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, New Hampshire Department Regional Community Technical Colleges, Manchester, to enter into agreement with Transformer Service, Inc., Concord, NH, in the amount of $5,271.00 through June 30, 1998, to repair and maintain the main electrical transformers located at the Manchester campus. SOLE SOURCE

#101 Authorized New Hampshire Technical Institute to enter into an instructional contract with Datalex Corporation, d/b/a New Horizons Computer Learning Center of New Hampshire, Nashua, NH, in the amount of $400,000.00 through June 30, 1999 to provide Networking Technology training and other needed computer training services.

#102 Authorized New Hampshire Community Technical College, Laconia, NH to retroactively fund Laconia's Hospitality Certification Program in the amount of $10,000.00 for the time period of September 8, 1997 through May 22, 1998 to fund an instructional program which consists of renting classroom and kitchen space from Laconia School District, SAU #30, Laconia, NH.

#103 Authorized NH Technical Institute, Concord, NH to extend the program period for the NH Department of Education Mentor Program, from December 31, 1997 to June 30, 1998.

#104 Authorized the NH Department of Regional Community Technical Colleges blanket exemption to the two or more person out-of-state travel prior approval requirement for numerous types activities which require out-of-state travel, to various locations throughout New England, fr the period January 1, 1998 through June 30, 1998.

#104A Authorized agreement with New Hampshire Job Training Private Industry Council, Inc., effective from January 1, 1998 through December 31, 1998, to provide employment, training and other related services to residents of New Hampshire.

#105 Authorized to accept the 1996 Annual Report of the New Hampshire Department of Regional Community Technical Colleges.

POLICE STANDARDS & TRAINING COUNCIL
The Governor and Executive Council acted as follows:

#106 Authorized agreement with Exeter Police Department, Exeter, NH in the amount of $4,700.00 for a twelve week period to provide a staff member at the 114th New Hampshire Police Academy.

#107 Authorized agreement with the New Hampshire State Police in the amount of $4,700.00 per academy session, for a total of $9,400.00 for a twelve week period to provide a staff member at the 114th and 115th New Hampshire Police Academy.

#108 Authorized to accept and expend federal funds in the amount of $22,611.68 from the New Hampshire Highway Safety Agency to provide necessary equipment to State and local police officers who are training to become certified Drug Recognition Technicians, who respond and examine suspected drug-impaired drivers.

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
#109 The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, authorized to accept and expend additional grant funds $40,989.03, from the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control, through June 30, 1998 to be utilized to maintain the AIDS education resource center, organize and provide training and technical assistance to local school personnel, and to continue and expand state and local programs for school health education to prevent the spread of AIDS.

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

#110 Authorized contract with M.E. Latulippe Construction, Inc., Ashland, NH in the amount of $37,600.00 for the purpose of constructing an additional parking lot, District Court, Lebanon, NH.

#111 Authorized contract with George R. Cairns & Sons, Inc., Methuen, MA in the amount of $487,988.00 for the purpose of Pier Surface Repair and Wharf Facility Rehabilitation, N.H. Port Authority, Portsmouth, NH.

#112 Authorized contract with Eclipse Construction Inc., Bedford, NH in the amount of $625,060.00 for the purpose of Laboratory Expansion, Department of Safety Office Building, Concord, NH.

#113 Authorized contract with Yeaton Associates, Inc., Littleton, NH in the amount of $50,000.00 for professional services for the mechanical engineering design and construction documents, on-site observation and inspection services for various projects as necessary and required by the Department.

#114 Authorized contract with D.R. Cassidy Electric Co., Hooksett, NH in the amount of $7,475.00 for the purpose of addition of lighting for new racks, Leon W. Anderson Archives Building, Concord, NH.

#115 Authorized contract with Brox Industries, Inc., Dracut, MA in the amount of $82,300.25 for crack sealing and overlaying an existing park & ride lot and installation of a shelter, bicycle lockers and telephones off NH Route 111 approximately 3,500 feet west of I-93 (exit 3).

#116 Authorized purchase and sale agreement with the Boston and Maine Corporation in the amount of $207,154.00 to purchase certain rights, title and interest of a protion of the abandoned Blackmount railroad line in Haverhill.

#117 Authorized to extend the original Operating Agreement dated May 21, 1992, with the New England Southern Railroad Co., Inc., Concord, NH, for an additional five years, through June 30, 2002, unless
TERMinated earlier.

#118 Authorized to continue for an additional year a temporary, part-time position, initially approved by the Division of Personnel on August 25, 1995 for one year beginning December 1, 1995, reauthorized by the Governor and Executive Council on December 2, 1996.

#119 Authorized the Commissioner of the Department of Transportation, or his designee e authorized to pay Small Claims submitted under the provisions of RSA 228:29 for the period of January, February and March, 1998.

#120 Authorized for consideration is the Contemplated Award List for the period November 13, 1997 through November 26, 1997.

#121 Authorized to accept the Report of the Special Committee for the Conway, NHS-027-2(035), 11339D project that involved the relocation and reconstruction of a portion of West Side Road with a new connector road at its intersection with N.H. Route 16 in the Town of Conway.

#122 Authorized petition for a hearing on an alteration to N.H. Route 108 in the Town of Exeter.

#123 Authorized, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, agreement with Joyce Janitorial Services, Lakeport, NH in the amount of $5,134.50 for FY 98, $8,953.62 for FY 99, and $3,775.80 for FY 2000 through November 30, 1999 for Janitorial Services for the Marine Patrol building in Glendale, NH. SOLE SOURCE

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

#124 Authorized the request of William Timperley to construct a deck for handicap use. Shorten two fingers and construct a deck with safety railings on property located at Balch Pond, Wakefield, NH.

#125 Authorized the request of The Little Properties Family to construct a 36' x 39' two-slip dug-in boathouse; dredge approximately 50 cu. Yds. for access; construct a 39' "L" shaped breakwater with a 6' gap and a 6' x 30' cantilevered dock on property located at Dewitt Drive on Lake Winnipesaukee, Alton, NH.

#126 Authorized the request of Steven and Janet Rogers to construct a breakwater, a cantilevered dock attached to a piling dock by a walkway. Install two pilings and provide stairs down the bank in property located on Clay Point at Lake Winnipesaukee, Alton, NH.

#127 Authorized the request of Nelson and Betsy Newcomb Jr., to dredge for construction of two-slip boathouse and install rip-rap to stabilize entrance on property located at Lake Winnipesaukee, Tuftonboro, NH.

#128 Authorized the request of Mathew De Angelis to construct a permanent timber pier on pilings with a ramp leading to a seasonal float on property located at Oyster River, Durham, NH.

#129 Authorized the request of Robert and Emmy Jorgensen to remove existing seasonal dock and a portion of existing deck. Construct a breakwater; a cantilevered dock an construct a stepped access from the remaining deck to the docking structures on property located at Lake Winnipesaukee, Moultonborough, NH.

#130 Authorized the request of Donway Enterprises to construct a retaining wall and replenish an existing beach on property at Winnisquam Lake, Belmont, NH.

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

A. ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES - Requests permission to pay the Northeastern University State of the Art Program, Bedford, NH, the sum of $495.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Dennis Leclerc, Telecommunications Supervisor V, in the course entitled "Wireless Communications."

B. ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES - Requests permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $460.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Donna Raymond, Administrative Assistant II, in the course entitled "Human Resources Management."

C. BANKING - Requests permission to pay the New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $389.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Cynthia Porter, Bank Examiner, in the course entitled "Database Management Systems II."

D. COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE - Requests permission to pay University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, the amount of $400.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Wendy Smith, Professor, Respiratory Therapy, in the course entitled "Seminar in the Analysis of Curriculum & Instruction."

E. EDUCATION - Requests permission to pay the University of New England, Biddeford, ME, the sum of $2,555.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Rachel Berube, Rehabilitation Counselor II, in the courses entitled "Field Practice II", "Practice II", and "Integrating Seminar II."

F. EMPLOYMENT SECURITY - Requests permission to pay the New Hampshire Technical College, Laconia, NH, the sum of $380.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Kiet Huynh, Computer Operator I, in the course entitled "PC and Networking Fundamentals."

G. EMPLOYMENT SECURITY - Requests permission to pay the College of Life Long Learning, Lebanon, NH, the sum of $610,00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Pamela Szacik, Interviewer II, in the course entitled "Leadership in the Work Place."

H. EMPLOYMENT SECURITY - Requests permission to pay the New Hampshire Community Technical College, Littleton, NH, the sum of $336.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Nan Piccolo, Employment Counselor Trainee, in the course entitled "Sociology of Work."

I. ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Requests permission to pay the University of New Hampshire, Nashua Graduate Center, Nashua, NH, the sum of $831.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Michael Wimsatt, Hydrogeologist, in the course entitled "Vandose Zone Hydrology."

J. ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Requests permission to pay the University of New Hampshire, Nashua Graduate Center, Nashua, NH, the sum of $831.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling James Hewitt, Environmentalist IV, in the course entitled "Vandose Zone Hydrology."

K. ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Requests permission to pay the New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $345.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Marc Trendell, Supervisor, in the course entitled "Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer."

L. ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Requests permission to pay Diver's Den Dive Shop, Manchester, NH, the sum of $215.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Christopher Locke, Carpenter II, in the course entitled "Scuba Diving."

M. ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Requests permission to pay Diver's Den Dive Shop, Manchester, NH, the sum of $215.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Arthur St. Jacques, Carpenter II, in the course entitled "Scuba Diving."

N. FISH AND GAME - Requests permission to pay Franklin Pierce College, Concord, NH, the sum of $912.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Susan Martin, Licensing Supervisor, in the courses entitled "Principles of Management", and "Managerial Finance.

O. HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, Children Youth and Families - Requests permission to pay New England College, Henniker, NH, the sum of $480.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Heidi Wall, CPSW II, in the course entitled ""Psychology of Organizations."

P. HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, Behavioral Health - Requests permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $450.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Elaina DeAngelo, Computer Operator I, in the course entitled "Computer Programming I."

Q. HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, Behavioral Health - Requests permission to pay Franklin Pierce College, Concord, NH, the sum of $912.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Christopher LaRose, Accountant II, in the courses entitled "Advanced Accounting" and "Auditing."

R. HOSPITAL - Requests permission to pay the New Hampshire Technical Institute the sum of $504.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Glenda Carter, Nursing Assistant, in the course entitled "Anatomy & Physiology II."

S. HOSPITAL - Requests permission to pay the New Hampshire Technical Institute the sum of $504.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Anne Marie Durant, Licensed Practical Nurse, in the course entitled "Anatomy & Physiology II."

T. HOSPITAL - Requests permission to pay the University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, the sum of $558.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Laurie Galletta, Case Manager, in the course entitled "Social Work & Mental Illness."

U. HOSPITAL - Requests permission to pay the University of New Hampshire, Manchester, NH, the sum of $567.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Victoria Shouldis, Mental Health Worker III, in the course entitled "Social Work & Mental Illness."

V. HOSPITAL - Requests permission to pay the University of New Hampshire the sum of $314.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Ben Brahim, Registered Nurse, in the course entitled "Professional Nursing Practice: Transitions."

W. TRANSPORTATION - Requests permission to pay Franklin Pierce College, Concord, NH, the sum of $610.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Lennart Suther, Civil Engineer, in the courses entitled "Legal and Ethical Issues for Leadership in Organizations" and "Financial Accounting", ALSO, permission to pay New Hampshire College, Graduate School, Manchester, NH, the sum of $445.50 for the sole purpose of enrolling Margaret Blacker, Business Administrator, in the course entitled "Managerial Economics."

X. YOUTH DEVELOPMENT SERVICES - Requests permission to pay Notre Dame College, Manchester, NH the sum of $885.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Violetta Kepa, Teacher Assistant, in the course entitled "Science and Social Studies Methods."

#132 TRAVEL REQUESTS
The Governor and Executive Council approved the following travel request:

A. ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Requests permission for John Bush, Administrator, George Neill, and Franz Vail, Engineers, or designee, to travel to Boston, MA, on January 24 - 28, 1998, to attend the Annual Meeting of the New England Water Environment Association. Total Cost: $1,479.00. Source of Funds: 100% Management Fees.

B. JUSTICE - Requests permission for Keene P.D, Nashua P. D., Portsmouth P.D, and Berlin P. D., Detectives (due to the nature of their work, the names are being held confidential), to travel to West Warwick, RI, on January 12-13, 1998 to attend the Managing Confidential Informants course. Total Cost: $1,135.00. Source of Funds: 100% Federal Funds.

C. SAFETY - Requests permission for Fire Investigator Richard Pauley, or designee, to travel to Emmitsburg, MD, on February 22-March 6, 1998 to attend the National Fire Academy, Fire Arson Investigation course. Also permission requested to exceed the 300 mile radius by vehicle, and ALSO A CASH ADVANCE OF $180.00 IS REQUESTED FOR Investigator Pauley . Total Cost: $460.00. Source of Funds: $240.00 will be paid for by FEMA. $220.00 100% Highway Funds.

D. SAFETY - Requests permission for State Police Corporals Patrick Poirier and Timothy Hayes; and State Police Trooper First Class William Carney, or designee, to travel to New Braintree, MA, on January 12-14, 1998, to attend a SWAT Team Leaders School. Total Cost: $252.00. Source of Funds: 100% Highway Funds.

E. TRANSPORTATION - Requests permission for Alan Lugg, and Nancy Tkach, Laboratory Scientist, to travel to Storrs, CT, on January 7-9, 1998 to attend the Dynamic Shear and Bending Beam Rheometer Workshop. Total Cost: $820.00. Source of Funds: 100% Federal Funds.

LATE ITEMS

A. TREASURY DEPARTMENT
The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton, authorized the Treasury Department to transfer from Object Class 044 (University Appropriated General Fund Debt Service) to object Class 092 (Meals and Rooms Revenue Sharing) in Treasury account 010-038-8023.

B. DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES
The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, with Councilor Streeter voting NO, approved the Town of Center Harbor's request to remove and replace piers attached to walkway on property located on Lake Winnipesaukee in Center Harbor. This project reduces the impact of a non-conforming structure.

C. DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton, accepted funds totaling $90,338.50 from the Department of Defense for continuation of a New Hampshire Procurement Technical Assistance Program for the period of January 1, 1998 to December 31, 1998.

D. NH COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE SYSTEM
The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Normand, approved for compensation of Jeanne T. Gerluskis as Director of the Christa McAuliffe Planetarium at an annual salary of $50,911 (salary level M, Step 04).

E. DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES
The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Streeter, approved the Supplemental Report and Findings of Councilor Raymond S. Burton with regard to a certain refinancing of existing indebtedness project with the Trustees of Littleton Hospital Association, Littleton, NH.

The next Governor and Executive Council meeting is scheduled for Thursday, January 8, 1998 at 10:30 a.m. in Concord at the State House.

The Honorable Board then Adjourned.

 

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