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Minutes
December 18, 2002
 

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GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MINUTES
State House, Concord, New Hampshire
December 18, 2002

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 Wheeler, accepted the minutes of December 4, 2002 with the following amendment: The appointment of Glenn D Normandeau to the Fish & Game Commission is to replace G. Ritchie White, with a term to end September 13, 2007.

The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Griffin, confirmed the appointment of several persons nominated for Civil Commissions from December 4, 2002.

The following representatives-elect were sworn into office by the Governor and Executive Council on this day:

Cheshire County District No. 27
Judson K. Dexter, r, Swanzey (64 Ash Hill Road) 03446

Cheshire County District No. 28
Joseph P. Manning, r, Jaffrey (9 Bradley Court) 03452

Hillsborough County District No. 61
Claire B. McHugh, r, Nashua (61 Dublin Avenue) 03063

Hillsborough County District No. 50
Ken Cail, r, Manchester (61 Dave Street) 03104

Hillsborough County District No. 53
Vivian J. Desmarais, r, Manchester (257 Gray Street) 03103

Hillsborough County District No. 58
John Balcom, r&d, Merrimack (85 Pond View Drive) 03054

Merrimack County District No. 37
Tony F. Soltani, r, Epsom (1073 Highland Drive) 03234

Strafford County District No. 67
Richard F. Heon, d&r, Somersworth (PO Box 269) 03878

Strafford County District No. 71
Jeff Hollinger, r, Dover (346 Back Road) 03820

RESIGNATIONS

SPECIAL JUSTICE OF THE JAFFREY-PETERBOROUGH DISTRICT COURT
The Governor and Executive Council on the motion of Councilor Wheeler, seconded by Councilor Wieczorek, accepted the following resignation with thanks:

Martha R Crocker, Peterborough
Effective: January 1, 2003

NEW MOTOR VEHICLE ARBITRATION BOARD
The Governor and Executive Council on the motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton, accepted the following resignation:

Brian Chase, Concord
Effective: Upon acceptance of resignation

CONFIRMATIONS

BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY
The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton with Councilor Wieczorek and Councilor Wheeler voting no, confirmed:

William Veroneau, Penacook
Succeeding: Jeannette Nichols, Milan (resigned)
Effective: Upon Confirmation
Term: November 3, 2004

CANNON MOUNTAIN ADVISORY COMMISSION
The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Griffin with Councilor Wieczorek and Councilor Wheeler voting no, confirmed:

Kenneth MacLeod, Franconia
Reappointment
Effective: Upon Confirmation
Term: January 1, 2006

JUSTICE OF THE LANCASTER DISTRICT COURT
The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding with Councilor Wheeler voting no, confirmed:

Peter H Bornstein, Berlin
Succeeding: Paul Donovan, Lancaster
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: Until 70 years of age

COORDINATOR OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT; DIVISION OF FIRE SAFETY AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Griffin with Councilor Wheeler voting no, confirmed:

Leland M Kimball, Bow
Nominated by the Commissioner of the Department of Safety
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: To serve at the pleasure of the Governor Salary: EE/Step 3 - $58,920

FISH AND GAME COMMISSION
The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton with Councilor Griffin and Councilor Wheeler voting no, confirmed:

James M Jones (i) Northfield
Merrimack County
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: June 29, 2007

HAZARDOUS MATERIAL TRANSPORTATION ADVISORY BOARD
The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton with Councilor Wheeler voting no, confirmed:

Joseph R Brigham, Bow
Hazardous Material Airway Carrier Industry
Reappointment
Effective Upon confirmation
Term: December 19, 2005

HEALTH SERVICES PLANNING AND REVIEW BOARD
The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Burton with Councilor Wheeler voting no, confirmed:

Katherine W Wheeler, Durham
Consumer
Succeeding: Selma Pastor, Nashua
Effective: Upon Confirmation
Term: December 1, 2005

STATE HISTORICAL RECORDS ADVISORY BOARD
The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding with Councilor Wheeler voting no, confirmed:

Anne T Packard, Plymouth
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: December 6, 2005

NEW HAMPSHIRE COMMISSION FOR HUMAN RIGHTS
The Governor and Executive Council on a roll call vote as follows: Councilor Burton - yes; Councilor Spaulding - yes; Councilor Griffin - yes; Councilor Wieczorek - no; Councilor Wheeler - no; confirmed:

Laura Simoes, Hillsborough
Succeeding: Elizabeth Lown, Amherst
Effective: January 1, 2003
Term: January 1, 2008

JOINT PROMOTIONAL PROGRAM SCREENING COMMITTEE
The Governor and Executive Council on a roll call vote as follows: Councilor Burton - yes; Councilor Spaulding - yes; Councilor Griffin - yes; Councilor Wieczorek - yes; Councilor Wheeler - no; confirmed:

George Pappas, Portsmouth
Designee of the Commissioner of the Department of Resources and Economic Development
Succeeding: Carrie French, Concord
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: December 3, 2005

JUDICIAL COUNCIL
The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Spaulding with Councilor Wieczorek and Councilor Wheeler voting no, confirmed:

Gerald A Daley, Dover
Lay Person
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: December 22, 2005

JUVENILE JUSTICE ADVISORY BOARD
The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Wieczorek with Councilor Wheeler voting no, confirmed:

Patricia A Dowling, Derry
Business and Industry
Succeeding: Bud Hawkins, Derry (resigned)
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: September 20, 2004

MEDICAL REVIEW SUBCOMMITTEE
The Governor and Executive Council on a roll call vote as follows: Councilor Burton - yes; Councilor Spaulding - yes; Councilor Griffin - yes; Councilor Wieczorek - yes; Councilor Wheeler - no; confirmed:

Robert E Eberhart, MD, Portsmouth
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: December 3, 2005

NEW MOTOR VEHICLE ARBITRATION BOARD
The Governor and Executive Council on a roll call vote as follows: Councilor Burton - yes; Councilor Spaulding - yes; Councilor Griffin - yes; Councilor Wieczorek - yes; Councilor Wheeler - no; confirmed:

Robert G Hamel, Manchester
Consumer
Succeeding: Leon Cyr, Candia
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: October 16, 2005

PHARMACY BOARD
The Governor and Executive Council on a roll call vote as follows: Councilor Burton - yes; Councilor Spaulding - yes; Councilor Griffin - yes; Councilor Wieczorek - yes; Councilor Wheeler - no; confirmed:

George Bowersox, Hudson
Succeeding: Leon Parker, Concord (reached term limit)
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: September 7, 2007

DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ADVISORY COMMISSION
The Governor and Executive Council on a roll call vote as follows: Councilor Burton - yes; Councilor Spaulding - yes; Councilor Griffin - yes; Councilor Wieczorek - no; Councilor Wheeler - no; confirmed:

Thomas J Sedoric (i), Rye Beach
Commerce
Succeeding: Michael Marconi (r) Portsmouth (resigned)
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: April 1, 2004

ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON SHORE FISHERIES
The Governor and Executive Council on a roll call vote as follows: Councilor Burton - yes; Councilor Spaulding - yes; Councilor Griffin - yes; Councilor Wieczorek - no; Councilor Wheeler - no; confirmed:

Peter E Tilton, Jr., Hampton
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: December 31, 2005

ASSOCIATE JUSTICE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT
The Governor and Executive Council on a roll call vote as follows: Councilor Burton - yes; Councilor Spaulding - yes; Councilor Griffin - yes; Councilor Wieczorek - yes; Councilor Wheeler - no; confirmed:

Timothy J Vaughn, Littleton
Succeeding: Philip Hollman, Manchester (retired)
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: Until 70 years of age

TRAVEL AND TOURISM ADVISORY COMMITTEE
The Governor and Executive Council on a roll call vote as follows: Councilor Burton - yes; Councilor Spaulding - yes; Councilor Griffin - yes; Councilor Wieczorek - no; Councilor Wheeler - no; confirmed:

Marjorie Hubbard, New Castle
Nominated by the Commissioner of the Department of Resources and Economic Development - Culture, Arts and History
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: December 1, 2005

WATER COUNCIL
The Governor and Executive Council on a roll call vote as follows: Councilor Burton - yes; Councilor Spaulding - yes; Councilor Griffin - yes; Councilor Wieczorek - yes; Councilor Wheeler - no; confirmed:

John F Bridges, Wolfeboro
Public Member
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: December 27, 2006

NEW HAMPSHIRE WATER WELL BOARD
The Governor and Executive Council on a roll call vote as follows: Councilor Burton - yes; Councilor Spaulding - yes; Councilor Griffin - yes; Councilor Wieczorek - yes; Councilor Wheeler - no; confirmed:

Bart C Cushing, Gilsum
Pump Installer
Succeeding: Christian C O Kofer, Northwood
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: September 15, 2005

NH COMMISSION OF THE STATUS OF WOMEN
The Governor and Executive Council on a roll call vote as follows: Councilor Burton - yes; Councilor Spaulding - yes; Councilor Griffin - yes; Councilor Wieczorek - no; Councilor Wheeler - no; confirmed:

Bonnie White, Hopkinton
Succeeding: Gertrude Martin, Amherst (resigned)
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: October 20, 2003

FAILED CONFIRMATIONS

APPELLATE BOARD
The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton with Councilor Griffin, Councilor Wieczorek and Councilor Wheeler voting no, failed to confirm:

Thomas P Mullins, Greenfield
Attorney
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: November 21, 2006

APPELLATE BOARD
The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton with Councilor Griffin, Councilor Wieczorek and Councilor Wheeler voting no, failed to confirm:

Jay Rosenfield, New London
Management
Succeeding: Robert Crowley, Plymouth
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: October 14, 2006

NEW HAMPSHIRE STATE COUNCIL ON THE ARTS
The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton with Councilor Griffin, Councilor Wieczorek and Councilor Wheeler voting no, failed to confirm:

Gary Samson, Concord
Succeeding: Grace Freije, Manchester
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: November 23, 2007

The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding with Councilor Griffin, Councilor Wieczorek and Councilor Wheeler voting no, failed to confirm:

Tim Sappington, Randolph
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: November 23, 2007

BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY
The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding with Councilor Griffin, Councilor Wieczorek and Councilor Wheeler voting no, failed to confirm:

Steven D Griffin, Berlin
Appointed Official
Succeeding: William J Veroneau, Penacook
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: November 3, 2005

CANNON MOUNTAIN ADVISORY COMMISSION
The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding with Councilor Griffin, Councilor Wieczorek and Councilor Wheeler voting no, failed to confirm:

Jere Peabody, Franconia
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: January 1, 2006

The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding with Councilor Griffin, Councilor Wieczorek and Councilor Wheeler voting no, failed to confirm:

George Thomas, Thornton
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: January 1, 2006

BOARD OF LICENSED DIETITIANS
The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton with Councilor Griffin, Councilor Wieczorek and Councilor Wheeler voting no, failed to confirm:

Colette Janson-Sand, Rollinsford
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: December 6, 2005

The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding with Councilor Griffin, Councilor Wieczorek and Councilor Wheeler voting no, failed to confirm:

Jil F Shangraw, Lebanon
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: December 6, 2005

STATE HISTORICAL RESOURCES COUNCIL
The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton with Councilor Griffin, Councilor Wieczorek and Councilor Wheeler voting no, failed to confirm:

Sheryl N Hack, Canterbury
Historic Preservation
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: December 10, 2007

The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding with Councilor Griffin, Councilor Wieczorek and Councilor Wheeler voting no, failed to confirm:

Jason Hoch, Littleton
Business
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: December 10, 2007

NEW HAMPSHIRE COMMISSION FOR HUMAN RIGHTS
The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton with Councilor Griffin, Councilor Wieczorek and Councilor Wheeler voting no, failed to confirm:

Richard A Hesse, Hopkinton
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: January 1, 2008

NEW HAMPSHIRE COMMISSION FOR HUMAN RIGHTS
The Governor and Executive Council on a roll call vote as follows: Councilor Burton - yes; Councilor Spaulding - yes; Councilor Griffin - no; Councilor Wieczorek - no; Councilor Wheeler - no; failed:

Philip P Palmer, West Chesterfield
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: January 1, 2008

BOARD OF NATURAL SCIENTISTS
The Governor and Executive Council on a roll call vote as follows: Councilor Burton - yes; Councilor Spaulding - yes; Councilor Griffin - no; Councilor Wieczorek - no; Councilor Wheeler - no; failed:

Paula Miner, Penacook
Public Member
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: December 17, 2007

The Governor and Executive Council on a roll call vote as follows: Councilor Burton - yes; Councilor Spaulding - yes; Councilor Griffin - no; Councilor Wieczorek - no; Councilor Wheeler - no; failed:

Craig Wood, Deerfield
Wetland Scientist
Succeeding: Mark West, Nottingham
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: October 26, 2007

PUBLIC WATER ACCESS ADVISORY BOARD
The Governor and Executive Council on a roll call vote as follows: Councilor Burton - yes; Councilor Spaulding - yes; Councilor Griffin - no; Councilor Wieczorek - no; Councilor Wheeler - no; failed:

George Disnard, Claremont
Public Member, Chair
Succeeding: Harry Merrow, Center Ossipee (resigned)
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: October 27, 2003

RESIDENTIAL RATEPAYERS ADVISORY BOARD
The Governor and Executive Council on a roll call vote as follows: Councilor Burton - yes; Councilor Spaulding - yes; Councilor Griffin - no; Councilor Wieczorek - no; Councilor Wheeler - no; failed:

Daniel Calegari, Deerfield
Representing small business owners
Succeeding: Francis Moynihan, Portsmouth
Effective: January 5, 2003
Term: January 5, 2006

RIVERS MANAEMENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE
The Governor and Executive Council on a roll call vote as follows: Councilor Burton - yes; Councilor Spaulding - yes; Councilor Griffin - no; Councilor Wieczorek - no; Councilor Wheeler - no; failed:

Michele Tremblay, Boscawen
Conservation Interest
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: December 28, 2005

TRAVEL AND TOURISM ADVISORY COMMITTEE
The Governor and Executive Council on a roll call vote as follows: Councilor Burton - yes; Councilor Spaulding - yes; Councilor Griffin - no; Councilor Wieczorek - no; Councilor Wheeler - no; failed:

Clinton Bean, Grantham
Nominated by the Commissioner of the Department of Resources and Economic
Development-Chambers of Commerce
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: December 1, 2005

The Governor and Executive Council on a roll call vote as follows:
Councilor Burton - yes; Councilor Spaulding - yes; Councilor Griffin - no; Councilor Wieczorek - no; Councilor Wheeler - no; failed:

Ronald Brown, Twin Mountian
Nominated by the Commissioner of the Department of Resources and
Economic
Development-Camping
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: December 1, 2005

TRAVEL AND TOURISM ADVISORY COMMITTEE
The Governor and Executive Council on a roll call vote as follows: Councilor Burton - yes; Councilor Spaulding - yes; Councilor Griffin - no; Councilor Wieczorek - no; Councilor Wheeler - no; failed:

Richard Hamilton, North Woodstock
Nominated by the Commissioner of the Department of Resources and Economic
Development-Attractions
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: December 1, 2005

The Governor and Executive Council on a roll call vote as follows: Councilor Burton - yes; Councilor Spaulding - yes; Councilor Griffin - no; Councilor Wieczorek - no; Councilor Wheeler - no; failed:

Alice Pearce, North Woodstock
Nominated by the Commissioner of the Department of Resources and Economic Development-Recreation
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: December 1, 2005

The Governor and Executive Council on a roll call vote as follows: Councilor Burton - yes; Councilor Spaulding - yes; Councilor Griffin - no; Councilor Wieczorek - no; Councilor Wheeler - no; failed:

Erick Leadbeater, Contoocook
Nominated by the Commissioner of the Department of Resources and Economic
Development-Member at large
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: December 1, 2005

The Governor and Executive Council on a roll call vote as follows: Councilor Burton - yes; Councilor Spaulding - yes; Councilor Griffin - no; Councilor Wieczorek - no; Councilor Wheeler - no; failed:

Richard Ober, Hillsborough
Nominated by the Commissioner of the Department of Resources and Economic Development-Environment and wildlife
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: December 1, 2005

VOLUNTEER NH
The Governor and Executive Council on a roll call vote as follows: Councilor Burton - yes; Councilor Spaulding - yes; Councilor Griffin - no; Councilor Wieczorek - no; Councilor Wheeler - no; failed:

Peter Bender, Concord
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: October 10, 2003

The Governor and Executive Council on a roll call vote as follows: Councilor Burton - yes; Councilor Spaulding - yes; Councilor Griffin - no; Councilor Wieczorek - no; Councilor Wheeler - no; failed:

David Lamarre-Vincent, Concord
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: October 10, 2003

The Governor and Executive Council on a roll call vote as follows: Councilor Burton - yes; Councilor Spaulding - yes; Councilor Griffin - no; Councilor Wieczorek - no; Councilor Wheeler - no; failed:

Patrick Clark, Tilton
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: three years from date of confirmation

WASTE MANAGEMENT COUNCIL
The Governor and Executive Council on a roll call vote as follows: Councilor Burton - yes; Councilor Spaulding - yes; Councilor Griffin - no; Councilor Wieczorek - no; Councilor Wheeler - no; failed:

John Osgood, Wolfeboro
Private Solid Waste Management Industry
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: December 23, 2006

WATER COUNCIL
The Governor and Executive Council on a roll call vote as follows: Councilor Burton - yes; Councilor Spaulding - yes; Councilor Griffin - no; Councilor Wieczorek - no; Councilor Wheeler - no; failed:

Ray S Cowan, Loudon
Recreational Interests
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: December 16, 2006

WATER COUNCIL
The Governor and Executive Council on a roll call vote as follows: Councilor Burton - yes; Councilor Spaulding - yes; Councilor Griffin - no; Councilor Wieczorek - no; Councilor Wheeler - no; failed:

Arthur H Luce, Claremont
Agriculture
Succeeding: Peter Davis, Jaffrey (resigned)
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: April 16, 2006

NEW HAMPSHIRE WATER WELL BOARD
The Governor and Executive Council on a roll call vote as follows: Councilor Burton - yes; Councilor Spaulding - yes; Councilor Griffin - no; Councilor Wieczorek - no; Councilor Wheeler - no; failed:

Terrell P Swain, Dunbarton
Technical Driller
Reappointment
Effective: Upon Confirmation
Term: September 15, 2005

WETLANDS COUNCIL
The Governor and Executive Council on a roll call vote as follows: Councilor Burton - yes; Councilor Spaulding - yes; Councilor Griffin - no; Councilor Wieczorek - no; Councilor Wheeler - no; failed:

Kurt N Olson, Rochester
Nominated by Audubon/NH Society for Protection of NH Forests
Succeeding: Bruce Schwaegler, Orgord
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: October 23, 2005

THE GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL FAILED TO CONFIRM THE FOLLOWING APPOINTMENTS. NO MOTION OR SECOND WAS MADE.

EMERGENCY SHELTER AND HOMELESS COORDINATION COMMISSION
Cynthia P Gilman, Manchester
Succeeding: Maria Skaperdas, Manchester
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: August 26, 2004

LAKES MANAGEMENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Daniel G Gabriel, Dover
NH Association of Realtors
Succeeding: Thomas A Howard, Center Harbor
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: June 27, 2005

BOARD OF MENTAL HEALTH PRACTICE
Larry J Hansen, PH.D., Durham
Marriage and Family Therapist
Succeeding: George R Samuels, Deerfield
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: October 31, 2005

NASHUA POLICE COMMISSION
Jody S Wilbert (d), Nashua
Succeeding: Michael A Pignatelli (d), Nashua
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: September 1, 2005

STATE BOARD OF LICENSING AND REGULATION OF PLUMBERS
Kim M Trisciani, Manchester
Journeyman Plumber
Succeeding: Donald Gardner, Goffstown (resigned)
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: July 1, 2005

BOARD OF REGISTRATION OF PODIATRISTS
David R Kosofsky, DPM, Nashua
Succeeding: Steven R Rudman, Manchester (reached term limit)
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: December 5, 2007

REAL ESTATE APPRAISER BOARD
Christine Clifford, Lee
Public Member
Succeeding: James Tenn, Manchester
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: September 16, 2005

NH SCHOOL BUILDING AUTHORITY
Barbara Doyle, Hampton
Succeeding: Virgil E Abbott, West Ossipee
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: July 1, 2005

TRAVEL AND TOURISM ADVISORY COMMITTEE
William Best, Portsmouth
Nominated by the Commissioner of the Department of Resources and Economic Development-Transportation
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: December 1, 2005

Tarry Gallichon, Nashua
Nominated by the Commissioner of the Department of Resources and Economic Development-Member at large
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: December 1, 2005

Robert Greenleaf, Madbury
Nominated by the Commissioner of the Department of Resources and Economic Development-Food and Beverage
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: December 15, 2005

TRAVEL AND TOURISM ADVISORY COMMITTEE
William Petersen, Bedford
Nominated by the Commissioner of the Department of Resources and Economic Development-Education
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: December 1, 2005

UNIVERSITY SYSTEM OF NH BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Eric B Herr, Bristol
Succeeding: Ralph Brickett, Bow
Effective: Upon Confirmation
Term: June 30, 2005

VOLUNTEER NH
William F McCain, West Franklin
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: three years from date of confirmation

WATER COUNCIL
Robert Phillips, New Boston
New Hampshire Association of Septage Haulers
Succeeding: David Kibbey, Newport
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: June 27, 2006

NEW HAMPSHIRE WATER WELL BOARD
Roger Skillings, Hollis
Water Well Contractor
Reappointment
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: September 15, 2005

BOARD OF BARBERING, COSMETOLOGY AND ESTHETICS
Councilor Griffin moved to Table this appointment. However, since no second was made to the motion, the Appointment failed:

Sheila A Covert, Milford
Cosmetologist
Succeeding: Sally Wells, Newbury (resigned)
Effective: Upon confirmation
Term: July 1, 2003

BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY

# 1 Authorized with Councilor Burton, Councilor Spaulding, Councilor Griffin, Councilor Wieczorek and Councilor Wheeler all voting yes, to hold a Public Hearing with respect to the financing of a loan to Wentworth Economic Development Corporation to benefit New Frontier Industries, Inc. located in Milton, NH. Action will Authorized a Resolution und RSA 162-A: 18 to determine the financing will serve a pubic use provide benefit and is within the policy and authority of the Act.

EXTRACT FROM THE MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE GOVERNOR AND COUNCIL HELD ON DECEMBER 18, 2002 COUNCIL CHAMBER, CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE

At approximately 11:45 a.m., the Governor announced that the next matter to be considered would be loan made by the Business Finance Authority to Wentworth Economic Development Corporation, to be loaned to New Frontier Industries to purchase of land and construction costs of facility to be built in Milton, New Hampshire and declared that the public hearing on the subject had commenced. She said that she and the members of the Council had received written material from the Authority with respect to the proposed loan. The Governor then said that the meeting would hear anyone wishing to speak on the subject. Michael Donahue, Senior Credit Officer of the Authority, briefly explained the project and introduced Denise Roy-Palmer, Executive Director of Wentworth Economic Development Corporation. The Governor then repeated that the proceedings were a public hearing and asked whether any other person wished to speak; there being none, Councilor Spaulding introduced a resolution entitled "A RESOLUTION UNDER RSA 162-A: 18 AWARDING A LOAN UNDER RSA 162-A: 7 FROM THE BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY TO WENTWORTH ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION" and moved its adoption, which was seconded by Councilor Burton. There being no discussion, the Governor called for a vote on the motion. Those voting in favor were: The Governor and Councilor Spaulding, Councilor Burton, Councilor Griffin, Councilor Wieczorek, and Councilor Wheeler; those abstaining were Councilor(s) None ; and those voting against were Councilor(s) None ; The Governor declared that the resolution was passed.

A RESOLUTION UNDER RSA 162-A: 18 AWARDING A LOAN UNDER RSA 162-A: 7 FROM THE BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY OF THE STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE TO WENTWORTH ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION

WHEREAS, the Governor and Council (the "Governor and Council") of the State of New Hampshire (the "State") have received from the Business Finance Authority of the State of New Hampshire (the "Authority") its written recommendation that the Governor and Council make certain findings and determinations pursuant to RSA 162-A:18 with respect to a loan by the Authority to Wentworth Economic Development Corporation (the "Borrower") in the original principal amount of up to $795,000 to provide bridge financing for New Frontier Industries of Milton, New Hampshire (the "Loan")

WHEREAS, pursuant to the provisions of RSA Chapter 162-A, the Governor and Council is authorized to approve the recommendation of the Authority and to authorize and approve the Loan by the Authority upon the making of specific findings after public hearing;

WHEREAS, the Governor and Council will receive all the documentation and information with respect to the proposed Loan by the Authority; and

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

NOW, THEREFORE, it is hereby resolved that:

1. Findings and Determination. On the basis of the documentation and information received by the Governor and Council, after a public hearing, the Governor and Council find:

a. Special Findings.

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

b. General Findings.

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

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

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

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

2. Approval. Governor and Council approve the Loan by the Authority as recommended by the Authority and authorize the Authority to cause the execution and delivery of the loan documents substantially in the form submitted to Governor and Council and to take such further action as the act with respect to the transaction as may be required.

3. Effective Date. This Resolution shall take effect upon its passage. Passed and agreed to December 18, 2002.

# 2 Authorized with Councilor Burton, Councilor Spaulding, Councilor Griffin, Councilor Wieczorek and Councilor Wheeler all voting yes, to hold a Public Hearing to approve an award of the State Guarantee under RSA 162-A:13 a with respect to a loan from Passumpsic Savings Bank and Currier Trucking Corp. in Gorham, NH. Action will Authorized a Resolution under RSA 162-A: 18 to determine the financing will serve a public use, provide public benefit and is within the policy an authority of the Act.

EXTRACT FROM THE MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE GOVERNOR AND COUNCIL HELD ON DECEMBER 18, 2002 COUNCIL CHAMBER, CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE

At approximately 11:55 a.m., the Governor announced that the next matter to be considered would be the award of a State guarantee under the Working Capital Line of Credit Guarantee Program of the Business Finance Authority in connection with a loan to be made by Passumpsic Savings Bank to Currier Sales and Service, Inc., et.al., 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 loans and State guarantee. 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 project and introduced Doug Currier, President of Currier Sales & Service, Inc. The Governor then repeated that the proceedings were a public hearing and asked whether any other person wished to speak; there being none, Councilor Burton introduced a resolution entitled "A RESOLUTION UNDER RSA 162-A: 18 AWARDING A STATE GUARANTEE UNDER RSA 162-A: 13 WITH RESPECT TO A LOAN FROM PASSUMPSIC SAVINGS BANK TO CURRIER SALES & SERVICE, INC., ET.,AL.," and moved its adoption, which was seconded by Councilor Spaulding. There being no discussion, the Governor called for a vote on the motion. Those voting in favor were: The Governor and Councilor Spaulding, Councilor Burton, Councilor Griffin, Councilor Wieczorek, and Councilor Wheeler; those abstaining were Councilor(s) None ; and those voting against were Councilor(s) None . The Governor declared that the resolution was passed.

A RESOLUTION UNDER RSA 162-A: 18 AWARDING A STATE GUARANTEE UNDER RSA 162-A: 13-a WITH RESPECT TO A LOAN FROM PASSUMPSIC SAVINGS BANK TO CURRIER SALES AND SERVICECORPORATION; CURRIER CHEVROLET, INC., CURRIER LEASINGCORP., CURRIER PONTIAC-OLDSMOBILE CADILLAC-GMC CORPORATION;CURRIER TRUCKING, INC AND CURRIER RV CENTER, INC.

WHEREAS, the Governor and Council (the "Governor and Council") of the State of New Hampshire (the "State") have received from the Business Finance Authority of the State of New Hampshire (the "Authority") its written recommendation that the Governor and Council make certain findings and determinations pursuant to RSA 162-A:18 with respect to the award of a guarantee of the Authority in an amount equal to seventy-five percent (70%) of the principal amount of a loan up to $400,000 from Passumpsic Savings Bank to Currier Sales and Service, Corporation; Currier Chevrolet, Inc.; Currier Leasing, Corp.; Currier Pontiac-Oldsmobile Cadillac-GMC Corporation; Currier Trucking, Inc.; and Currier RV Center, Inc. pursuant to RSA 162-A:13-a (the Working Capital Loan Guarantee Program or the "WAG Program");

WHEREAS, the proposed guarantee would require the pledge of the full faith and credit of the Authority in an amount not to exceed seventy percent (70%) of the proposed financing;

WHEREAS, pursuant to the provisions of RSA Chapter 162-A, the Governor and Council is authorized to approve the recommendation of the Authority and to award the recommended guarantee upon the making of specific findings after public hearing;

WHEREAS, the Governor and Council have received all the documentation and information with respect to the proposed award of the Authority's guarantee which they have requested; and

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

NOW, THEREFORE, IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED THAT:

1. Findings and Determinations. On the basis of the documentation and information received by the Governor and Council, and after a public hearing, the Governor and Council find:

(a) Special Findings.

(i) The award of the guarantee as proposed will contribute significantly to the success of the financing.

(ii) Reasonable and appropriate measures have been taken to minimize the risk of loss to the Authority and to ensure that any private benefit from the award of the guarantee will be only incidental to the public purpose served thereby.

(b) General Findings.

(i) The award of the guarantee as proposed will serve a public use and provide a public benefit.

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

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

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

2. Approval. The Governor and Council approve the Authority's taking such further action under the Act with respect to the award of the guarantee as may be required 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.

3. Effective Date. This resolution shall take effect upon its passage. Passed and Agreed to December 18, 2002.

# 3 Authorized with Councilor Burton, Councilor Spaulding, Councilor Griffin, Councilor Wieczorek and Councilor Wheeler all voting yes, to hold a Public Hearing to approve an award of a State Guarantee under RSA 162-A:13 with respect to a loan from Bank of NH, a division of Banknorth, NH and T-Rex Corporation in East Derry, NH. Action will Authorized a Resolution under RSA 162-A:18 to determine the financing will serve a public use, provide benefit and it within the policy and authority of the Act.

EXTRACT FROM THE MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE GOVERNOR AND COUNCIL HELD ON DECEMBER 18, 2002 COUNCIL CHAMBER, CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE

At approximately 12:00 p.m., the Governor announced that the next matter to be considered would be the award of a State guarantee under the Working Capital Line of Credit Guarantee Program of the Business Finance Authority in connection with a loan to be made by Bank of New Hampshire, a division of Banknorth, N.A. to T-Rex Corporation and declared that the public hearing on the subject had commenced. She said that she and the members of the Council had received written material from the Authority with respect to the proposed loans and State guarantee. 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 project and introduced Roger Turner, Vice President of Bank of New Hampshire. The Governor then repeated that the proceedings were a public hearing and asked whether any other person wished to speak; there being none, Councilor Wieczorek introduced a resolution entitled "A RESOLUTION UNDER RSA 162-A: 18 AWARDING A STATE GUARANTEE UNDER RSA 162-A: 13 WITH RESPECT TO A LOAN FROM BANK OF NEW HAMPSHIRE TO T-REX CORPORATION" and moved its adoption, which was seconded by Councilor Griffin. There being no discussion, the Governor called for a vote on the motion. Those voting in favor were: The Governor and Councilor Spaulding, Councilor Burton, Councilor Griffin, Councilor Wieczorek, and Councilor Wheeler; those abstaining were Councilor(s) None ; and those voting against were Councilor(s) None ; The Governor declared that the resolution was passed.

A RESOLUTION UNDER RSA 162-A: 18 AWARDING A STATE GUARANTEE UNDER RSA 162-A: 13 WITH RESPECT TO A LOAN FROM BANK OF NEW HAMPSHIRE TO T-REX CORPORATION

WHEREAS, the Governor and Council (the "Governor and Council") of the State of New Hampshire (the "State") have received from the Business Finance Authority of the State of New Hampshire (the "Authority") its written recommendation that the Governor and Council make certain findings and determinations pursuant to RSA 162-A:18 with respect to the award of a guarantee of the Authority in an amount equal to seventy-five percent (75%) of the principal amount of a loan up to $475,000 from Bank of New Hampshire, a division of Banknorth, N.A., to T-Rex Corporation pursuant to RSA 162-A:13 (the Guarantee Asset Program or the "GAP Program");

WHEREAS, the proposed guarantee would require the pledge of the full faith and credit of the Authority in an amount not to exceed seventy-five percent (75%) of the proposed financing;

WHEREAS, pursuant to the provisions of RSA Chapter 162-A, the Governor and Council is authorized to approve the recommendation of the Authority and to award the recommended guarantee upon the making of specific findings after public hearing;

WHEREAS, the Governor and Council have received all the documentation and information with respect to the proposed award of the Authority's guarantee which they have requested; and

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

NOW, THEREFORE, IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED THAT:

1. Findings and Determinations. On the basis of the documentation and information received by the Governor and Council, and after a public hearing, the Governor and Council find:

(a) Special Findings.

(i) The award of the guarantee as proposed will contribute significantly to the success of the financing.

(ii) Reasonable and appropriate measures have been taken to minimize the risk of loss to the Authority and to ensure that any private benefit from the award of the guarantee will be only incidental to the public purpose served thereby.

(b) General Findings.

(i) The award of the guarantee as proposed will serve a public use and provide a public benefit.

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

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

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

2. Approval. The Governor and Council approve the Authority's taking such further action under the Act with respect to the award of the guarantee as may be required 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.

3. Effective Date. This resolution shall take effect upon its passage. Passed and Agreed to December 18, 2002.

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

# 4 Authorized to budget and expend the sum of $5,000 for the purpose of maintenance and support of the GRANIT project at the University of NH. These funds are a carry-forward from funds made available by Fish & Game in FY 2002 and should be budgeted as indicated in letter dated October 30, 2002. (2) Further Authorized to enter into an Agreement with the NH Department of Transportation, NH Department of Fish & Game, NH Department of Environmental Services, and the Department of Safety/Division of Fire Safety/Office of Emergency Management to provide $20,000 for the purpose of maintenance and support of the GRANIT project at the University of NH. Funds are as indicated in letter dated October 30, 2002. Effective upon G&C approval to June 30, 2003. (3) Further Authorized to accept and expend additional funds in the amount of $20,000 from the NH Department of Transportation, NH Department of Fish & Game, NH Department of Environmental Services, and the NH Department of Safety/Division of Fire Safety/Office of Emergency Management. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003.

# 5 Authorized to enter into an Agreement with University of NH, Cooperative Extension 4-H Youth Development Program, Office of Sponsored Research, Durham, NH, to develop a pilot 4-H marine educational program under the provisions of the NH Coastal Program, in the amount of $49,690. Effective upon G&C approval to December 31, 2003.

# 6 Authorized to enter into an Agreement with the University of NH, Jackson Estuarine Laboratory, Office of Sponsored Research, Durham, NH, to describe and map plant and animal communities in the South Mill Pond in Portsmouth under the provisions of the NH Coastal Program, in the amount of $31,994. Effective upon G&C approval to December 31, 2003.

# 7 Authorized to enter into an Agreement with the United States Geological Survey, Pembroke, NH, to investigate the relationship between impervious cover and water quality under the provisions of the NH Coastal Program, in the amount of $19,325. Effective upon G&C approval to September 30, 2003.

# 8 Authorized to enter into an Agreement with the Aquaculture Education and Research Center, Hampton, NH, to develop a plan for building its organizational capacity; and to conduct a pilot shellfish rearing project under the provisions of the NH Coastal Program, in the amount of $8,000. Effective upon G&C approval to December 31, 2003.

# 9 Authorized to enter into an Agreement with the Northern Forest Heritage Park, Berlin, NH, for the purpose of establishing a visitor center as part of the Northern Forest Park campus, under the provisions of the Federal Highway Scenic Byways Program, in the amount of $304,000. Effective upon G&C approval to December 31, 2005. Further Authorized advance Northern Forest Heritage Park, $50,000 to enable them to cover initial expenditures for site design without incurring interest charges.

# 10 Authorized to enter into an Agreement with the County of Belknap, Laconia, NH to improve Belknap County Economic Development Councils revolving loan fund under the provisions of the Community Development Block Grant in the amount of $30,000. Effective upon G&C approval until December 31, 2003.

# 11 Authorized to enter into an Agreement with the Town of Lancaster, NH to assist County Economic Development Councils in enlarging and improving its Revolving Loan Fund program through ongoing support of its staff, training, equipment and supplies under the provisions of the Community Development Block Grant Program, in the amount of $15,000. Effective upon G&C approval or January 1, 2003 until December 31, 2003.

# 12 Authorized to enter into an Agreement with the Town of Winchester, NH, for the purpose of extending sewer lines under the provisions of the Community Development Block Grant Program, in the amount of $256,200. Effective upon G&C approval to June 30, 2004.

# 13 Authorized to enter into an Agreement with the City of Laconia, NH, to renovate a homeless shelter under the provisions of the Community Development Block Grant Program, in the amount of $259,886.00. Effective upon G&C approval to June 30, 2004.

# 14 Authorized to Amend an existing Agreement with the City of Somersworth, NH (previously approved by G&C on December 1, 1999, item #5 and amended December 5, 2001, item #10), to provide funds to Strafford Economic Development Corp. for a loan to Kinderworks Corp. to create new jobs, by extending the end date from December 31, 2002 to December 31, 2004 under the Community Development Block Grant Program.

# 15 Authorized to amend an existing Agreement with the County of Rockingham, Brentwood, NH (previously approved by G&C on July 14, 2000, item #6), to allow Ocean Properties time to create new jobs by extending the end date from December 31, 2002 to December 31, 2003 under the Community Development Block Grant Program.

# 16 Authorized to amend retroactively an existing Agreement with Sullivan County, Newport, NH (previously approved by G&C on October 23, 1996, Late item #B, amended on April 17, 2002, item #10) by amending EHIBIT B, (as indicated in letter), from June 30, 2002 to June 30, 2003, and to amend General Provisions, (as indicated in letter), from December 31, 2002 to June 30, 2003, and to change the organization name from Sullivan County Economic Development Council to Western Region Development Corporation, under the Community Development Block Grant Program.

# 17 Authorized to amend an existing Agreement with the Town of Jaffrey, NH, (previously approved by G&C on December 18, 1996, item #19, amended on September 28, 1999, item #9), to allow Monadnock Business Ventures to draw down capacity building funds by amending EXHIBIT B, (as indicated in letter), to extend the deadline from December 31, 2001 to December 31, 2002 under the provisions of the Community Development Block Grant Program. Retroactive.

# 18 Authorized to amend an existing Agreement with the Town of Woodstock, NH, (previously approved by G&C on July 25, 2001, Late item #B)to acquire and rehabilitate infrastructure in the Scenic View Mobile Home Park by extending the end date from December 31, 2002 to December 31, 2003 under the provisions of the Community Development Block Grant Program.

# 19 Authorized to Amend an existing Agreement with Rockingham Planning Commission, Exeter, NH, (previously approved by G&C on March 20, 2002, item #8), to assist coastal communities develop and implement smart growth plans by extending the end date from December 31, 2002 to June 30, 2003 under the provisions of the NH Coastal Program.

GOVERNORS OFFICE OF ENERGY AND COMMUNITY SERVICES

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

# 20 Authorized to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding with the NH Public Utilities Commission, (as indicated in letter dated November 22, 2002), to provide programmatic analysis for the statewide Electric Assistance Program, in an amount not to exceed $18,621.
(2) Further Authorized to accept and expend from the low-income portion of the System Benefits Charge funds, in an amount not to exceed $1,671.00, as stipulated in letter dated November 22, 2002. Effective upon G&C approval to June 30, 2003.

# 21 Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with Berlin Economic Development Council, Inc., dba Business Enterprise Development Council, Berlin, NH to produce a commercialization plan for establishing a bio-oil production facility in northern NH, in an amount not to exceed $30,000. Effective upon G&C approval through July 31, 2004.

# 22 Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, to provide expert review of a bio-oil commercialization plan, in an amount not to exceed $20,000. Effective upon G&C through July 31, 2004.

# 23 Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with Innovative Natural Resource Solutions, LLC, Antrim, NH, to organize, conduct, and coordinate a Bio-oil Feasibility Study; and to produce a final report, in an amount not to exceed $74,970. Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2004

# 24 Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with the Institute for Community Business of NH Economy for charitable, educational and research purposes by the Business and Industry Association of NH, in amount not to exceed $66,885. Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2003.

# 25 Authorized to enter into a contract with R J Karg Associates, Topsham, ME, to provide funding to conduct on-site training with Weatherization Assistance Program installation crews and contractors, in an amount not to exceed $40,486. Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2003.

OFFICE OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

# 26 Authorized the twelve individuals, (as indicated in letter dated December 10, 2002), to be commissioned as Aides-de-Camp to the Governor. Effective January 9, 2003.

# 27 Authorized Major Jeanne M Williams, Dover, NH, be confirmed to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Air National Guard.

DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

# 28 Authorized Working Capital Warrant No. 03-07 in the amount of $290,000,000 to cover expenditures for the month of January 2003. Further Authorized Working Capital Warrant No. 03-05 reporting expenditures of $258,424,517.03 for the month of November and recommends the balance of $61,575,482.97 be lapsed.

# 28A Authorized to contract with Energy Efficient HVAC Systems, LLC, Windham, NH, for HVAC Air Testing and Balancing services at the Rockingham County Court Building in Brentwood, NH, in a total amount not to exceed $24,410. Effective upon G&C approval to April 5, 2003.

# 29 Authorized an annual salary step increase within the salary range for the unclassified position of Director, for Michael Connor from Group GG, step 4 ($73,389) to Group GG, step 5 ($77,255) effective January 9, 2003.

# 29A Authorized to enter into a statewide agreement with Paymentech, L.P, Salem, NH, to provide financial card processing services for government agencies enabling them to accept credit cards, debit cards or stored value cards for the purchase or payment of government registrations, fees, fines goods and services as needed and requested. Effective upon G&C approval through February 28, 2006.

# 30 Authorized request for two or more employees to travel out of state January 1, 2003 through June 30, 2003 to load/transport equipment, attend federal training sessions, or review processing plants. Further authorized a cash advancement of $500 for each specific requirement.

# 31 Authorized Bureau of Court Facilities to enter a one-year agreement, (as detailed in letter dated October 23, 2002), with Hayes W Sawyer, Jr., Ossipee, NH, for the Southern Carroll County District Court Clerk's Office for office space, for the period of January 1 - December 31, 2003 in the amount of $16,800. Further Authorized to waive compliance with the non-budgeted financial burden imposed on the State to test and comply in obtaining a clean air certificated is beyond the resources of this agency.

# 32 Authorized to accept and place on file a list of agency transfers Authorized for Fiscal Year 2003 during the month of November, (as detailed in letter dated December 4, 2002).

# 33 Authorized Salary Adjustment and Employee Benefit Adjustment and in conformance with the G&C action of January 4, 2001, and as detailed in letter dated December 4, 2002, agency transfers were Authorized for the month of November 2002.

# 34 Authorized Bureau of Court Facilities to enter a contract with Noresco, Westborough, MA, to perform a detailed feasibility study to determine the scope of work for the guaranteed energy program savings in state-owed court facilities, the cost is $49,042. Effective upon G&C approval to May 1, 2003.

# 35 Authorized Bureau of Court Facilities to enter a one-year lease agreement, (as detailed in letter dated December 3, 2002), for the Southern Carroll County District Court for office space, for the period of January 1 - December 31, 2003, in the amount of $18,000. Further Authorized to waive compliance with the non-budgeted financial burden imposed on the State to test and comply in obtaining a clean air certificated is beyond the resources of this agency.

# 36 Authorized Bureau of General Services to contract with Siemens Building Technologies, Inc., Falmouth, ME, for mechanical pneumatic temperature control system maintenance, in a total amount not to exceed $31,876. Effective upon G&C approval to June 30, 2005.

# 37 Authorized Bureau of Purchase and Property to enter into statewide agreements with vendors, (as indicated in letter dated December 5, 2002), as well as a grant permission to implement these agreements under an approved process, six year terms ending June 30, 2005 contingent upon performance reviews to occur every two years.

TREASURY DEPARTMENT

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

# 38 Authorized to accept and expend $300,000 in FY 2003 additional program revenues as detailed in letter dated November 26, 2002. Effective upon G&C approval to June 30, 2003.

# 39 Authorized agreement with Orrick, Herrington, and Sutcliffe LLP, Los Angeles, CA, for the purpose of providing arbitrage rebate compliance services for the State of NH Turnpike System revenue bonds, in the amount not to exceed $75,000 per year. Effective upon G&C approval to June 30, 2004.

# 40 Authorized a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated, and the State Treasurer to issue a check totaling $100 to be issued to Dolores B Fasulo.

# 41 Authorized to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated, and the State Treasurer to issue checks in the amounts as indicated in letter dated December 5, 2002.

DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE ADMINISTRATION

# 42 The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Wieczorek, seconded by Councilor Burton authorized to accept and place on file the 2002 Annual Report.

ATTORNEY GENERAL

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

# 43 Authorized to accept and expend a grant in the amount of $37,193 from the federal Department of Education for the Youth Offender Program. Effective upon G&C approval to September 30, 2004. Further Authorized to enter into a sub-grant for the Youth Offender Program, for training and related services to "youth offenders". Effective upon G&C approval to September 30, 2004.

# 44 Authorized to enter into sub-grants with jurisdictions as indicated on letter dated December 4, 2002, to be used to purchase personal protective equipment for local law enforcement and emergency medical services personnel and decontamination supplies for fire departments in the amount of $138,385.46. Effective upon G&C approval to April 24, 2005.

# 45 Authorized to enter into sub-grants with the agencies as indicated in letter dated December 4, 2002, for programs targeted at specifically deterring crimes involving violence against women and aiding victims of those crimes. Effective January 1, 2003 to December 31, 2003.

# 46 Authorized to enter into three sub-grants from the Byrne Formula Grant Program, as detailed in letter dated December 5, 2002, to be utilized to allow two police departments to participate with the NH Drug Task Force and one police agency to continue its DARE program. Effective January 1, 2003 to June 30, 2003. Further Authorized to enter into seven sub-grants from the 2002 Byrne Formula Grant Program, as detailed in letter dated December 5, 2002, to be utilized for six youth mentoring projects and one anti-terrorism training project. Effective December 18, 2002 to September 30, 2005.

DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL RESOURCES

# 47 The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton authorized Division of Historical Resources to accept and expend funds totaling $10,000, of which $6,097.55 are carried forward from FY02, the balance of $3,902.45 is anticipated to be earned through donations, and royalties from the sale of A Building History of Northern New England received during FY 2003.

HIGHWAY SAFETY AGENCY

# 48 The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Wieczorek, seconded by Councilor Burton authorized to extend the program end date of the 2003(b) Child Passenger Protection Education Grant, (approved by G&C on October 1, 2002, item #32), retroactively from September 30, 2002 to June 30, 2003. (2)Further Authorized to extend the program end date of the 411 Traffic Record Grant, (approved by G&C on October 10, 2001, item #33), retroactively from September 30, 2002 to June 30, 2003. (3)Further Authorized to extend the program end date of the Section 410 Incentive Grant, (approved by G&C on October 10, 2001, item #34), retroactively from September 30, 2002 to June 30, 2003. (4)Further Authorized to extend the program end date of the Section 157 Innovative Grant, (approved by G&C on March 6, 2002, item #22), from December 31, 2002 to June 30, 2003.

EMPLOYMENT SECURITY

# 49 The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Wieczorek authorized to continue one Systems Development Specialist IV, position # 8T014, salary grade 25 on a full time temporary basis for an additional period of six months for implementation and maintenance. Effective January 1, 2003 through June 30, 2003.

INSURANCE DEPARTMENT

# 50 The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Wieczorek, seconded by Councilor Griffin authorized to enter into a sole source agreement with INS Regulatory Insurance Services, Inc., Philadelphia, PA, for the provision of consulting services, in the amount of $60,000. Effective upon G&C approval to May 15, 2003.

BANKING DEPARTMENT

# 51 The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, with Councilor Griffin voting no, authorized to pay Banks Chevrolet, Concord, NH, $2,240.98 for labor and materials required to repair damages to Banking Commission Vehicle B7 sustained in an accident on October 14, 2002. Retroactive.

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

# 51A The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Wieczorek authorized the reclassification of Position No 19334 Program Specialist I, Labor Grade 19, to a Labor Inspector, Labor Grade 19, to bring in general fund revenues through fees and penalties assessed.

LIQUOR COMMISSION

# 52 The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Wheeler, seconded by Councilor Burton authorized to accept and place on file the Annual Report for the period ending June 30, 2002.

PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

# 53 Authorized, with Councilor Griffin voting no, to accept and expend a gift on behalf of the State in the amount $500 for travel expenses to Louisiana on January 19-21, 2003, for a Commissioners-Only Retreat.

# 54 Authorized to amend a grant from the US Department of Transportation for development and establishment of Dig-Safe programs (previously approved by G&C on March 6, 2002, and amended on December 4, 2002) to reallocate funds between expenditure classes for the best utilization of existing funds.

# 55 Authorized to amend a consulting contract with the Liberty Consulting Group, Inc., for services related to the Public Service of NH restructuring (previously approved by G&C on June 11, 1997) by extending the terminations date for one year from December 31, 2002 to December 31, 2003.

# 56 Authorized, with Councilor Griffin voting no, to amend a contract with the High Point Communications Group, Inc., to develop and implement a public education program on retail choice in the electric industry (previously approved by G&C on August 12, 1998, and amended on December 20, 2000), by extending the termination date for two years from December 31, 2002 to December 31, 2004.

DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

# 57 Authorized to pay $91,872 in overtime for permanent personnel services out of salaries for vacant positions due to pending recruitment for the period July 1, 2002 through November 26, 2002. Funds have been expended from overtime allocations at a greater than anticipated rate and permission to transfer expenditures back to permanent personnel services is requested.

# 58 Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with SimplexGrinnell Westbrook, ME, for maintenance of the Building Service and Fire Protection Equipment connected to the Detection, Alarm and Communications Systems located at the Northern Correctional Facility in Berlin, NH, in the amount of $11,653.50. Effective from January 1, 2003 through December 31, 2003.

# 59 Authorized to accept and place on file the annual report for the FY 2002.

DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

# 60 Authorized analysis as detailed in letter dated December 4, 2002, of Park Revenue and Expenditures, including Cannon Mountain ski area, for FY 2002. Informational Item.

# 61 Authorized to participate as a sponsor for the Made in NH Exposition to be held in Manchester, NH, on April 4-6, 2003, to have a presence at the show and work with NH Stories, Inc., and to include their members in a prominent fashion at this show, in the amount of $5,000.

# 62 Authorized Division of Parks and Recreation, Trails Bureau to retroactively amend a contract with Cotton Valley Rail Trail Club, Wolfeboro, NH (previously approved by G&C on June 21, 2000, item #65), and a contract with the Hancock Conservation Commission, Hancock, NH (previously approved by G&C on May 10, 2000, item #43), by extending the end date from September 30, 2002 to August 31, 2003, due to delays with circumstances beyond their control.

# 62A Authorized Division of Forest and Lands to accept an allotment of federal funds for the Federal Project Period ending September 30, 2003, under the Cooperative Forestry Assistance Act of 1978, in the amount of $54,429. Further Authorized Division of Forest and Lands to receive and disburse these funds as detailed in the letter dated December 4, 2002.

# 63 Authorized to enter into a grant agreement with North Country Council, Inc., Bethlehem, NH, for expenses associated with applying for the designation of a US Department of Agriculture Rural Economic Area Partnership region, in the amount of $30,000, for a period ending November 30, 2003. Further authorized the payment of $25,000 from the grant upon G&C approval.

# 64 Authorized to enter into a grant agreement with the North Country Council, Inc., Bethlehem, NH, for implementation the North Country Industrial Park Marketing Plan, Phase II, in the amount of $50,000, for the period ending June 30, 2003.

# 65 Authorized to expend $20,000 from the NH Economic Development Fund, budget as indicated in letter dated November 26, 2002. (2)Further Authorized to enter into a grant agreement with the University of NH, Small Business Development Center, to support additional Small Business Development Center business counseling services in the amount of $20,000., for the period ending June 30, 2003. (3)Further authorized the payment of $20,000 from this grant upon G&C approval.

# 66 Authorized to expend $100,000 from the NH Economic Development Fund, budget as detailed in letter dated November 26, 2002. (2)Further Authorized to enter into a grant agreement with and the formation of Manchester Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, Manchester, NH, to stimulate economic vitality in Manchester, in the amount of $100,000, for the period ending September 30, 2003. (3)Further authorized the payment of $100,000 from this grant upon G&C approval.

DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

# 67 Authorized payment of moving expenses for Bethany L F Krumrine and her family from Baton Rouge, LA to NH, in an amount not to exceed $500, Bethany L F Krumrine is the candidate chosen by the DES Watershed Management Bureau to become the next Assistant Planner.

# 67A Authorized David Laliberte & Beth Manning's request to amend permit to dredge from lakebed, and excavate shoreline to expand single slip boathouse on property on Lake Winnisquam in Laconia, NH. (Previously approved by G&C on December 1, 2001).

# 68 Authorized to accept and expand a grant in the amount of $10,000 from a partnership of the Fish America Foundation, the US Fish and Wildlife Service Partners of Fish and Wildlife Program and the Norcross Wildlife Foundation for the costs of removing the West Henniker Dam on the Contoocook River in Henniker, NH.

# 68A Authorized Board of Trustees New England Conference United Methodist Church's request to install seasonal piers, connected by seasonal ramp in a "U" configuration, and replenish beach frontage on property located at Lake Pemigewasset in Meredith, NH.

# 69 Authorized to accept and expend a grant in the amount of $15,000 from the Fish America Foundation, US Fish and Wildlife Service Partners for the Fish and Wildlife Program and the Norcross Wildlife Foundation for the costs of removing the Bearcamp River Dam in South Tamworth.

# 69A Authorized Pease Development Authority's request to replace existing deteriorated landings, floats and pilings with concrete landing to a reinstalled and slightly reoriented ramp floats and six associated pilings on property located at the Division of Ports & Harbors, Portsmouth Harbormaster Dock on the Piscataqua River in Portsmouth, NH.

# 70 Authorized to accept and expend federal funds in the amount of $349,641 under the US Environmental Protection Agency/State Cooperative Agreement for Kearsarge Metallurgical Corporation Superfund Site. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003. To be budgeted as detailed in letter dated November 27, 2002. Further Authorized to utilize state matching funds of $2,052.

# 70A Authorized Donway Inc., Winnisquam Beach Campground Boatslip Owners Association's request to permanently relocate one pier from the shoreward end of both of the existing docking structures to the lakeward end of the east structure of the major docking facility frontage of property located at Lake Winnisquam in Belmont, NH.

# 71 Authorized to adjust the budget (previously approved by G&C on November 21, 2001, item #65A), as detailed in letter dated December 5, 2002, to place boat sewage pumpout facilities in both coastal and fresh waters that support larger boats.

# 71A Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with the NH Association of Broadcasters, Manchester, NH, to produce an air radio and television non-commercial sustaining announcements , in the amount of $149,220. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2003.

# 72 Authorized to amend an existing agreement with the University of NH, Durham, NH, (previously approved by G&C on October 24, 2001, item #53), by increasing the amount from $60,000 to $67,500 and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2003 from December 31, 2002, to identify pollution sources using microbial source tracking in the seacoast.

# 72A Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with the Safety and Health Council of NH, Concord, NH, to provide a training program to the Air Resources Division staff, in the amount of $4,750. Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2003.

# 73 Authorized to approve loan agreement between the Department of Environmental Services and the City of Portsmouth, NH, for design & construction of the improvements to the City's Phase III Sewerage Improvement Program, (as indicated in letter dated November 21, 2002), in the amount of $4,100,000. Effective upon G&C approval.

# 74 Authorized to enter into a contract with AP Blake Plumbing & Heating, Inc., Ashland, NH, to replace an oil-fired heating system at the Murphy Dam Caretaker's House in Pittsburg, in the amount of $6,132.40. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003. Further Authorized pre-payment of $4,800 to AP Blake Plumbing & Heating, Inc., upon G&C approval.

# 75 Authorized to enter into an agreement with RH White Construction Company, Inc., Merrimack, NH, for concrete demolition and disposal at the Departments Wastewater treatment plant in Franklin NH, in the amount of $16,450. Effective through June 30, 2003.

# 76 Authorized to enter into a Memorandum of Agreement with the University of NH, Durham, NH, to build the capacity of the ribotyping laboratory through the purchase of a riboprinter, in the amount of $40,000. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2002.

# 77 Authorized approval of Allonge to Promissory Note between the Department of Environmental Services and Pennichuch Water Works, Inc., Plaistow, NH, to finance the construction of pump house modifications, in the amount of $145,000. Effective upon G&C approval.

# 78 Authorized to amend a contract with the Town of Stratham, NH (previously approved by G&C on July 25, 2001, item #79), by extending the completion date to December 31, 2003 from December 31, 2002, for improving the water quality of the historic Mill Pond and to improve its surrounding habitat.

# 79 Authorized to amend a contract with Camp, Dresser & McKee, Inc., Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on August 22, 2001, item #129), by extending the completion date to December 31, 2003 from December 31, 2002, for sewerage improvements at the Winnisquam pump Station and on the Winnisquam force main in Laconia, NH.

# 80 Authorized to extend a contract with Sanborn, Head & Associates, Inc., Concord, NH, (previously approved by G&C on March 20, 2002), from December 31, 2002 to September 30, 2003, for completing the Superfund Remedial Investigation/Feasibility Study for the Beede Waste Oil Superfund Site in Plaistow.

# 81 Authorized Waste Management Division to amend an existing contract with US Filter Operating Services, Inc., Houston , TX, (previously approved by G&C on December 19, 2001, item #73), to provide continued maintenance of, and emergency response activities at the Gilson Rd Superfund Hazardous Waste Site in Nashua, NH. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2003.

# 82 Authorized to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Litchfield, NH, for installation of erosion and sediment control measures at Darrah Pond, in the amount of $9,681. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2003. Further Authorized to award an advance payment in the amount of $2,000 to the Town of Litchfield in accordance with the terms of the grant agreement.

# 83 Authorized to amend a contract with the Town of Exeter, NH, (previously approved by G&C on April 17, 2002, item #64), by extending the completion date to June 30, 2003 from December 31, 2002, for storm drainage system mapping.

# 84 Authorized to amend a contract with the City of Rochester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on May 15, 2002, item #83), by extending the completion date to June 30, 2003 from December 31, 2002, for storm drainage system mapping.

# 85 Authorized to amend a contract with the City of Somersworth, NH, (previously approved by G&C on May 29, 2002, item #61), by extending the completion date to June 30, 2003 from December 31, 2002, for illicit discharge remediation.

# 86 Authorized to amend a contract with the Town of Exeter, NH, (previously approved by G&C on May 15, 2002, item #84), by extending the completion date to June 30, 2003 from December 31, 2002, for illicit discharge remediation.

# 87 Authorized to amend a contract with the Carroll County Conservation District, Conway, NH (previously approved by G&C on June 6, 2001, item

# 52), by extending the completion date to December 31, 2003 from December 31, 2002, for water quality monitoring to assess the effectiveness of the BMPs installed on Chocorua Lake.

# 88 Authorized to amend a contract with the Great Bay Coast Watch of the UNH Cooperative Extension, Durham, NH, (previously approved by G&C on May 9, 2001, item #95), by extending the completion date to December 31, 2003 from December 31, 2002, for monitoring work in the City of Dover for potential pollution sources related to stormwater.

FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

# 89 Authorized to enter into a sole source contract for the labor and supervision involved in the construction of two structures comprising a small bore rifle range at the Holderness Hunter Education Training Center in the amount of $9,657. Effective upon G&C approval to June 30, 2003.

# 89A Authorized to contribute $35,000 to The Nature Conservancy, Concord, NH, for expenses necessary in the acquisition of the Sargent Heirs Tract, Kingston, NH.

BOARD OF NURSING

# 90 Authorized to conduct an organized meeting at the Winnipesaukee Exposition Center, Laconia, NH, on January 29, 2003, for the purpose of informing and educating licensed nursing assistants on the rules and regulations that govern their licensure, for the estimated cost of $10,000. (2)Further Authorized to enter into an agreement with Contigiani's Catering Service, Laconia, NH, for the purpose of providing the participants attending the meeting with lunch and refreshments, in the amount of $5,200. (3)Further Authorized to accept and expend agency income generated from registration fees related to the above referenced meeting and to apply these funds to the accounts as indicated in letter dated December 2, 2002.

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

Developmental Disabilities Council

# 91 Authorized to enter into an agreement with the University of NH, Durham, NH, to continue the Council's support of the University of NH's Leadership Series, in the amount of $10,000. Effective upon G&C approval through April 30, 2003. Sole source.

Office of Administration

# 92 Authorized to enter into a short-term holdover amendment to an existing lease contract with Richard L Poulin, Berlin, NH, for office space in Berlin, NH, in the amount of $78,728.88. Effective upon G&C approval and to end six months thereafter.

Office of Information Systems

# 93 Authorized to amend an agreement with Levi, Ray and Shoup, Inc., Springfield, IL, (previously approved by G&C on August 18, 1999, item #118, amended on July 5, 2001, item #50), for software maintenance, by increasing the amount by $209, from $169,893 to $170,102. Effective upon G&C approval.

Office of Community and Public Health

# 94 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Hitachi America, Ltd, Brisbane, CA, to implement the New England PARTNERS Project pilot, in the amount of $6,637,787.30. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2007.

# 95 Authorized Bureau of Communicable Disease Control to reimburse Program Specialist II, Dianne Donovan, for the cost of travel to a training conference which included mileage reimbursement for driving in her privately-owned vehicle.

# 96 Authorized, with Councilor Griffin and Councilor Wheeler voting no, Bureau of Maternal and Child Health to expend funds to support the delivery of curriculum-based, multi-session, teen pregnancy prevention educational programs in schools and community agencies throughout NH, payment will be $2,500 for and eight-session program of $5,000 for a sixteen-session program up to a maximum total of $165,000. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003.

# 97 Authorized Division of Chronic Disease Prevention to enter into a contract with Community Health Access Network, Raymond, NH, to provide statewide diabetes prevention and clinical patient management services, totaling $254,925. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2004.

# 98 Authorized, with Councilor Griffin and Councilor Wheeler voting no, Division of Chronic Disease Prevention to enter into a contract, with High Point Communications Group, Inc., Bow, NH, to support youth tobacco use prevention and the NH Youth Network Opposing Tobacco, totaling $1,200,510. Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2004.

# 99 Authorized Community Public Health Development Program to contract for emergency medical disaster response and emergency preparedness planning services with the Trustees of Dartmouth College of Hanover, NH, in the amount of $323,911, retroactive to August 1, 2002 through August 31, 2003.

# 100 Authorized Breast and Cervical Cancer Program to amend an existing agreement with the Trustees of Dartmouth College, Lebanon, NH, (previously approved by G&C on June 20, 2001, item #129, amended on April 17, 2002, item #80), to provide services to maintain an Administrative and Screening Center for Breast and Cervical Cancer, by increasing the dollar amount by $71,419 from $562,100 to $633,519.

# 101 Authorized Bureau of Communicable Disease Control with Dragon Mosquito Control, Inc., Stratham, NH, (previously approved by G&C on June 20, 2001, item #134, amended on October 24, 2001, item #80), to amend an agreement for mosquito collection and sorting services to support West Nile Virus disease surveillance, by increasing the price limitation by $259,700 from $374,524 to $634,224. Effective December 31, 2002 through December 31, 2003.

# 102 Authorized Division of Family and Community Health to amend an existing agreement with Manchester Community Health Center, Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on June 20, 2001, item #142, amended on May 29, 2002, item #97), to enable the contractor to provide breast and cervical cancer screening services by increasing the Price Limitation amount by $11,329 from $383,293 to $394,622. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003.

Division of Elderly & Adult Services

# 103 Authorized to amend an existing agreement with Life Coping, Inc., Nashua, NH, (previously approved by G&C on May 15, 2002, item #130), to provide an Alzheimer's disease and Related Disorders Support Plan by increasing the amount by $93,900.00 from $65,900.00 to $159,800.00. Effective retroactive to July 1, 2002 through June 30, 2003.

Division for Juvenile Justice Services

# 104 Authorized to award to the city of Manchester, NH, a Juvenile Accountability Incentive Block Grant for funding the Earn-It Program in the amount of $70,057. Effective retroactive to October 1, 2002 through September 30, 2003.

# 105 Authorized to award the County of Merrimack, a Juvenile Accountability Incentive Block Grant, for funding the juvenile court diversion positions in the amount of $11,052. Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2003.

# 106 Authorized to award the City of Rochester, a Juvenile Accountability Incentive Block Grant, for funding the teen drug court in the amount of $9,916. Effective retroactive to November 1, 2002 through September 30, 2003.

Division for Children, Youth & Families

# 107 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Easter Seals NH, Inc., Manchester, NH, for administrative case review, for foster children, in an amount not to exceed $699,988. Effective January 1, 2003 through December 31, 2004.

# 108 Authorized to retroactively amend an existing agreement with the Institute for Human Services, Columbus, OH, (previously approved by G&C on October 10, 2001, item #95), for competency-based supervisor training, by increasing the price limitation in the amount of $22,750 to a new price limitation of $53,430, and by amending the completion date to June 30, 2003.

# 109 Authorized to enter into an agreement with Molly Colman, Berwick, ME, to retain her adoption recruitment specialist services, in the amount of $21,336. Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2004.

# 110 Authorized to retroactively amend an agreement with A. Hurd Consultant, LLC, Kingston, NH, (previously approved by G&C on October 10, 2001, item #93), for provisions of adoption search services to reduce the waiting list for adoption search applicants, by increasing the Price Limitation from $20,000 to $31,325, an increase of $11,325. Effective retroactive to September 16, 2002 and extending the contract period to September 30, 2003.

# 111 Authorized, with Councilor Wheeler voting no, to amend an existing agreement with Eckerd Youth Alternatives, Inc., Clearwater, FL, (previously approved by G&C on December 20, 2000, item #98), for the operation of Camp E-TOH-ANEE, by amending the completion date to December 31, 2004 and increasing the price limitation to $8,503,708.

Division of Family Assistance

# 112 Authorized to award a one year grant totaling $123,351 to the City of Nashua Transit System, Nashua, NH, to provide matching funds to the City of Nashua's Federal Department of Transportation's Job Access Reverse Commute grant. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003.

# 113 Authorized to amend agreement with Southern NH Services, Manchester, NH, to provide Food Stamp employment and training services for Able Bodied Adults with out Dependents by extending the termination date to March 31, 2003 from September 30, 2002. Effective retroactive to October 1, 2002.

# 114 Authorized, with Councilor Wheeler voting no, to enter into an agreement with Family strength, Concord, NH, to provide in-home counseling services in the amount of $296,602.06, retroactive to October 1, 2002 through June 30, 2003.

# 115 NOT USED

Behavioral Health

# 116 Authorized the Glencliff Home for The Elderly to amend the existing contract for services to recruit Registered Nurses through Cottage Hospital, Woodsville, NH, (previously approved by G&C on August 22, 2001, item #204), by retroactively extending the completion date from November 2, 2002 to June 30, 2004.

Division of Alcohol & Drug Abuse Prevention and Recovery

# 117 Authorized to award one-time grants totaling $2,513,591 to the organizations as indicated in letter dated December 3, 2002, for treatment, intervention, and education/prevention programs. Effective upon G&C approval or January 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.

Department of Education

# 118 Authorized to budget and expend carry forward grant funds in the amount of $396,054.96, to continue the integration of technology in the state's teacher preparation programs. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003 and budgeted as detailed in letter dated November 25, 2002.

# 119 Authorized to accept and expend additional grant funds, in the amount of $14,806,253, to provide instructional activities to educationally deprived children that reside in low-income areas. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003 and budgeted as indicated in letter dated December 1, 2002.

# 120 Authorized to budget and expend carry forward funds in the amount of $50,891, to provide special educational needs of migratory children. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003 and budgeted as indicated on letter dated November 21, 2002.

# 121 Authorized to accept and budget additional funds in the amount of $149,552.23 to support school districts efforts to maintain a drug-free environment for students during he current fiscal year ending June 30, 2003.

# 122 Authorized to budget and expend carry forward teacher certification funds in the amount of $100,000 for the purpose of supporting an alternative certification center. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003. (2)Further Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with College for Lifelong Learning, Concord, NH, for the purpose of supporting an alternative certification center, in an amount not to exceed $100,000. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003.

# 123 Authorized, with Councilor Wheeler voting no, to enter into a contract with Learning Innovations, Stoneham, MA, to provide consultation and technical assistance to the NH Best Schools Initiative, in an amount not to exceed $130,000. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003.

# 124 Authorized to enter into a contract with B&E Educational Consultants, LLC, Milford, NH, for the purpose of assisting in the implementation of several initiatives relative to the certification of educators, in an amount not to exceed $15,000. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003.

# 125 Authorized to retroactively grant funds to NH Community Technical College System, to provide technology training and ongoing support to their preservice faculty and to integrate various technologies into their course curricula, in an amount not to exceed $32,860.14. Effective September 1, 2002 through June 30, 2003. Further Authorized unencumbered payment of said grant with internal accounting control within the Department of Education. Further Authorized to retroactively accept and expend said funds. Budgeted as detailed in letter dated November 26, 2002.

# 126 Authorized to grant funds to Plymouth State College, Plymouth, NH, Center for Professional Education Partnerships, to provide educational leadership services for those who deal with children and youth with disabilities, in an amount not to exceed $124,576. Effective August 1, 2002 through June 30, 2003. Retroactive.

# 127 Authorized to amend the existing grant to the Nashua Adult Learning Center, Nashua, NH (previously approved by G&C on June 26, 2002, item # 284), by increasing the grant amount from $421,708 by $17,020 to an amount not to exceed $438,728. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003. Further Authorized unencumbered payment of said grant.

# 128 Authorized, with Councilor Wheeler voting no, to amend a contract with High Point Communications Group Inc., Bow, NH, (previously approved by G&C on May 15, 2002, item #168), by increasing the contract price from $40,000 by $26,500 to an amount not to exceed $66,500. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003. Sole source.

NH COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE SYSTEM

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

# 129 Authorized to retroactively accept and expend funds from the NH Children's Trust Fund, to help support the Child and Family Development Center's parenting program, in the amount of $7,500. Effective November 1, 2002 to June 30, 2003.

# 130 Authorized to accept and expend funds from the United Way of Northern NH, Inc., to provide programmatic funding to help support the Single Parent Assistance Program entitled "Assisting People in Transition." in the amount of $5,000. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003.

# 131 Authorized, with Councilor Wheeler voting no, Department of Regional Community Technical College of Manchester/Stratham, NH, to reimburse President Catherine Smith for moving expenses not to exceed $800, associated with moving from MA to NH.

# 132 Authorized, with Councilor Wheeler voting no, to enter into an agreement with SquareSpot Design, Sanbornton, NH, for the purpose of providing advertising consulting services. Effective upon G&C approval through December 30, 2002. Funding as detailed in letter dated November 19, 2002.

POLICE STANDARDS AND TRAINING COUNCIL

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

# 133 Authorized to accept and expend federal grant funds from the NH Highway Safety Agency, to purchase two 32-pad classroom performance systems, in the amount of $8,669.15. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003.

# 134 Authorized to accept and expend grant funds from the NH Highway Safety Agency, to continue public education program with the "Rollover Program", in the amount of $14,376.25. Effective upon G&C approval to September 30, 2003. Further Authorized to adjust the allocation to reconcile the end of the State and Federal Fiscal Years as needed.

# 135 NOT USED

DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

# 136 Authorized to accept and expend a grant entitled "State Police DWI Patrols" from the NH Highway Safety Agency, for coverage during identified problem periods, in the amount of $22,940.75. Effective upon G&C approval through September 15, 2003, and is to be budgeted as indicated in letter dated November 21, 2002.

# 137 Authorized to accept and expend a grant entitled "State Police Enforcement Patrols" from the NH Highway Safety Agency, so that the State Police can conduct enforcement patrols during peak traffic times, in the amount of $51,741.62. Effective upon G&C approval through December 15, 2003 and to be budgeted as detailed in letter dated December 3, 2002.

# 138 Authorized Division of Training/EMS to enter into a retroactive contract with Castle Caterers of Manchester, NH, to provide meals to the many training classes being held at the Academy, for up to $45,000. Effective from October 19, 2002 through June 30, 2003.

# 139 Authorized Division of Fire Safety/Office of Emergency Management to execute a grant agreement with the Town of Plymouth, NH, for the purpose of purchasing an emergency generator to power critical facilities, in the amount of $16,275. Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2003.

# 140 Authorized Division of Fire Safety/Office of Emergency Management to retroactively award a grant to the City of Concord, NH, for a full-scale terrorism/mass casualty exercise that was conducted on September 8, 2002, in the amount of $12,425.88.

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

# 141 Authorized to accept and place on file the annual report for the Fiscal Year ending June 30, 2002.

# 142 Authorized to accept Contemplated Award list for the period November 14, 2002 through November 26, 2002, as detailed in the letter dated November 26, 2002.

# 143 Authorized to modify deed restrictions imposed by the State of NH for a parcel of land under contract by Bernard N Plante, Nashua, NH, for $200,500, $500of the sale price to be credited to Sale of Service as an Administrative Fee, the remainder of the sale to be credited to Misc. Sales and Land.

# 144 Authorized to enter into a lease agreement for a parcel of land with private pedestrian crossing with Breakwater Condominium Unit Owners Association, Laconia, NH, on the State-owned Concord to Lincoln Railroad Line in Laconia for $1,925 per year for a five year period and negotiable for an additional five year period. Rental income to be credited to the Special Railroad, Administrative fee of $350 to be credited to the Sale of Services.

# 145 Authorized to sell a 3100 sq ft parcel of land on northerly side of NH Route 140 in Northfield, NH to Kipco Properties, LLC, for $700, $500 of this sale price to be credited to Sale of Service, the remainder of the sale price to be credited to Misc. Sales and Land.

# 146 Authorized contract with Steven & Roger Contracting Corp., Pelham, NH, for the demolition of four buildings located of Fifield Land, Palm St and Pine St in the City of Nashua, totaling $171,100. Further authorized a contingency in the amount of $25,665 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the execution of the project. Effective upon G&C approval to May 30, 2003.

TUITION REQUESTS

The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding authorized the following requests:

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A. ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES - Request permission to pay Franklin Pierce College, Concord, NH, the sum of $615.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Donna L. Raymond, Administrator I, in the course entitled "Managerial Finance".

B. COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE - Request permission to pay Plymouth State College, Plymouth, NH, the sum of $921.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Paul Ambrose, Director, Distance Education, in the course entitled "Legal Aspects of Policy Making".

C. COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE - Request permission to pay the University of New Hampshire, Durham, the sum of $1,440.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Shelia Cardamone, Associate Professor, in the course entitled "College Teaching Praxis".

D. COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE - Request permission to pay the College for Life Long Learning, Manchester, NH, the sum of $778.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Rita A. Delude, Associate Professor, in the course entitled "Educating for Adult Literacy".

E. COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE - Request permission to pay Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, the sum of $981.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling John Marcley, Associate Professor, in the internet course entitled "Program Planning in Adult Education".

F. COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE - Request permission to pay Plymouth State College, Plymouth, NH, the sum of $948.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Jennifer J. Saylor, Program Director, in the course entitled "Philosophy, Ethics and Education".

G. COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE - Request permission to pay Capella University, Minneapolis, MN, the sum of $1,210.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Wendy Ann Smith, Assistant Professor, in the internet course entitled "Critical Thinking in Adult Education".

H. COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE - Request permission to pay Franklin Pierce College, Concord, NH, the sum of $1,080.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Amy T. Vazifdar, College Counselor, in the course entitled "Organizational Behavior".

I. EDUCATION - Request permission to pay the University of New Hampshire, Manchester, NH, the sum of $904.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Rosanne A. Curry, Accountant III, in the course entitled "Cases in Public Management".

J. EDUCATION - Request permission to pay the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Little Rock, AR, the sum of $675.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Elizabeth Durant, Vocational Rehabilitation Supervisor, in the internet course entitled "Psychological Aspects of Disability".

K. EDUCATION - Request permission to pay the New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $437.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Carrie Gorman, Program Assistant, in the course entitled "Database Management Systems I".

L. EDUCATION - Request permission to pay Springfield College, St. Johnsbury, VT, the sum of $2,202.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Jean Mainguy, Rehabilitation Counselor II, in the courses entitled "Graduate Project" and "Theories of Counseling".

M. EDUCATION - Request permission to pay the University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, the sum of $1,000.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Christine Noon, Education Consultant I, in the course entitled "Clinical Diagnosis & Remediation of Reading Difficulties and Disabilities".

N. EDUCATION - Request permission to pay the College for Lifelong Learning, Concord, NH, the sum of $728.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Susan Roma, Systems Development Specialist I, in the course entitled "Financial Accounting".

O. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Behavioral Health - Request permission to pay Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH, the sum of $558.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Jami Aversa, Accounting Technician, in the course entitled "Introduction to Marketing".

P. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Developmental Disabilities Council of NH - Request permission to pay the New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $524.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Jennifer S. Daniels, Administrative Assistant, in the course entitled "English Composition".

Q. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Division for Children, Youth & Families - Request permission to pay Springfield College, Manchester, NH, the sum of $1,468.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Margaret Bishop, Administrator III, in the courses entitled "Fiscal Management" and "Program Evaluation".

R. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Office of Community & Public Health - Request permission to pay the University of New Hampshire, Manchester, NH, the sum of $2,220.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Mary Ann Cooney, Director, Office of Community and Public Health, Division of Chronic Disease Prevention, in the courses entitled "Biostatistics" and "Epidemiology".

S. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Office of Community & Public Health - Request permission to pay the University of New Hampshire, Manchester, NH, the sum of $1,172.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Dianne V. Donovan, Program Specialist II, in the course entitled "Biostatistics".

T. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Office of Community & Public Health - Request permission to pay the University of New Hampshire, Manchester, NH, the sum of $2,220.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Margaret Heatley, Administrator, in the courses entitled "Biostatistics" and "Epidemiology".

U. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Office of Community & Public Health - Request permission to pay the University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, the sum of $1,122.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling David Reichel, Program Planner III, in the course entitled "Biostatistical Methods".

V. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Employee Assistance Program - Request permission to pay the University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, the sum of $693.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Linda M. Brewer, Employee Assistance Program Specialist, in the course entitled "Social Welfare Policy II".

W. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Employee Assistance Program - Request permission to pay Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH, the sum of $606.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Patricia A. Thompson, Administrative Assistant, in the course entitled "Principles of Public Relations".

X. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Division of Family Assistance - Request permission to pay Franklin Pierce College, Concord, NH, the sum of $615.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Bridgette Walztoni, Family Services Specialist I, in the course entitled "The Family".

Y. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Office of Finance - Request permission to pay Franklin Pierce College, Concord, NH, the sum of $615.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Margaret Curtis, Accountant II, in the course entitled "Taxes".

Z. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Office of Program Support - Request permission to pay the New Hampshire Community Technical College, Laconia, NH, the sum of $378.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Susan Dupuis, Executive Secretary, in the course entitled "Accounting I".

AA. EMPLOYMENT SECURITY - Request permission to pay Hesser College, Concord, NH, the sum of $597.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Sheredith Collins, Program Assistant I, in the course entitled "English Composition I".

BB. ENVIRONMENT SERVICES - Request permission to pay Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH, the sum of $606.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Wendy Hullinger, Executive Secretary, in the course entitled "Systems Practicum II".

CC. ENVIRONMENT SERVICES - Request permission to pay Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH, the sum of $606.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Jessica L. Kubiak, Program Assistant II, in the course entitled "Strategic Management & Policy".

DD. ENVIRONMENT SERVICES - Request permission to pay the New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $786.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Judith A. Ladd, Accountant II, in the course entitled "PC Applications & Supervision".

EE. ENVIRONMENT SERVICES - Request permission to pay the University of New Hampshire, Manchester, NH, the sum of $2,220.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Richard G. Rumba, Air Toxics Program Manager, in the courses entitled "Climate Change & Health" and "Disease Ecology".

FF. ENVIRONMENT SERVICES - Request permission to pay the UNH College of Lifelong Learning, Bow, NH, the sum of $728.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Spruce C. Wheelock, Sanitarian I, in the course entitled "Psychology of Occupational Stress".

GG. LIQUOR - Request permission to pay Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH, the sum of $678.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Christina M. Demers, Statistician I, in the course entitled "Finite Mathematics".

HH. NEW HAMPSHIRE HOSPITAL - Request permission to pay New England College, Henniker, NH, the sum of $936.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Cynthia Chapman, Nursing Coordinator, in the course entitled "Organizational Management & Leadership".

II. NEW HAMPSHIRE HOSPITAL - Request permission to pay the College of Lifelong Learning, Newport, NH, the sum of $728.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Mary Fredette Hagan, Utilization Review Coordinator, in the course entitled "Theories of Personality".

JJ. NEW HAMPSHIRE HOSPITAL - Request permission to pay the New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $568.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Caroline Hatala, Clinical Psychologist, in the course entitled "Anatomy & Physiology II".

KK. NEW HAMPSHIRE HOSPITAL - Request permission to pay the New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $393.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Sara Huard, Recreational Therapist II, in the course entitled "PC Applications".

LL. PUBLIC UTILITES COMMISSION - Request permission to pay Franklin Pierce College, Concord, NH, the sum of $1,080.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Karen J. Moran, PUC Examiner, in the course entitled "Financial Management".

MM. RETIREMENT - Request permission to pay Hesser College, Manchester, NH, the sum of $1,194.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Rosemarie Fielding, Counseling Assistant, in the courses entitled "Taxes I" and "Cost Accounting".

NN. RETIREMENT - Request permission to pay Southern New Hampshire University, Nashua, NH, the sum of $606.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Heather Fritzky, Accountant III, in the course entitled "Auditing Principles".

OO. RETIREMENT - Request permission to pay the New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $786.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Angela Paulin, Auditor I, in the courses entitled "American Sign Language" and "Contemporary Ethical Issues".

PP. STATE PLANNING - Request permission to pay The University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, the sum of $1,476.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Verna DeLauer, Assistant Planner, in the course entitled "Developmental Perspectives on Adulthood".

QQ. SWEEPSTAKES COMMISSION - Request permission to pay the New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $874.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Joseph Timmons, Technical Support Specialist I, in the course entitled "Intro to Networking".

RR. TRANSPORTATION - Request permission to pay Antioch New England Grad School, Keene, NH, the sum of $395.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Russell A. St. Pierre, Environmentalist III, in the course entitled "EE Methods: Using Writing As A Learning Tool".

SS. TRANSPORTATION - Request permission to pay Antioch New England Grad School, Keene, NH, the sum of $592.50 for the sole purpose of enrolling Russell A. St. Pierre, Environmentalist III, in the course entitled "Environmental Law".

TT. TRANSPORTATION - Request permission to pay Antioch New England Grad School, Keene, NH, the sum of $395.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Russell A. St. Pierre, Environmentalist III, in the course entitled "Amphibian Field Biology, Ecology and Conservation".

UU. TRANSPORTATION - Request permission to pay Antioch New England Grad School, Keene, NH, the sum of $592.50 for the sole purpose of enrolling Russell A. St. Pierre, Environmentalist III, in the course entitled "Environmental Science".

TRAVEL REQUESTS The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Wieczorek authorized the following request:

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A. SAFETY - Request permission for (1) employee, Trooper Shawn Skahan, Major Crime Unit, or designee, to travel to Ottawa, Ontario, Canada on January 12 - March 18, 2003, to attend the Canadian Police College, Polygraph Examiners Training Course. ALSO A CASH ADVANCE OF $8,540.00 IS REQUESTED FOR Trooper Shawn Skahan. Total Cost: $8,540.00. Source of Funds: 100% Highway. Registration Fees: $3,800.00

LATE ITEMS: The Governor and Council acted as follows:

A. DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES: Division of Personnel
Authorized cash awards pursuant to RSA 99-E to Kathleen Brockett, Barbara Fales, Sara Johnson, Laura Langlois, Barbara McMillian, Bethann McCarthy, Marc Morgan, Vincent Perelli and Sharon Godlewski, employees of the Department of Environmental Services, in the amount of $222 each for Improved Economy, Improved Efficiency and Improved Effectiveness with wide-ranging effect.

B. DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES: Division of Personnel
Authorized to enter into a contract with employee Benefit Management Inc., in an amount not to exceed $50,000 per year for the period of January 1, 2003, through December 31, 2003.

C. DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES
Authorized to enter into a sub-grant with Mountainshade LLC, Jaffrey, NH, in an amount not to exceed $5,500 for snow and ice removal services for the Jaffrey-Peterborough District Court.

D. ATTORNEY GENERAL
Authorized to enter into a sub-grant with the NH Department of Safety in the amount of $150,000 to be used to continue the development of the State Criminal Justice Information System, know as J-ONE.

E. DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
Authorized to enter into a contract with Lamb's Construction Corporation, Inc., of Manchester, NH, in the amount of $27,944 for mold remediation services at the NH State Prison Lakes Regional Facility in Laconia, NH.

F. DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY
Authorized to accept a grant from the Department of Justice in the amount of $150,000 to be used to continue the development of the State Criminal Justice Information System, known as J-ONE.

G. DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY
Authorized to enter into an $8,000 contract with Information Management Corporation, Grafton, MA, to modify existing software in several NH Local Law Enforcement Records Management Systems.

H. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
Authorized to enter into a lease agreement with McCarthy Properties, Wareham, MA, for a three year term for a total cost of $50,400 for space for Due Processing Hearing for Special Education complaints.

I. NH COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE SYSTEM
Authorized to enter into a SOLE SOURCE contract with PM McKay in the amount of $21,233.75 for the purpose of completing the Portsmouth city enforced building code requirements for the Bio-Technology Lab.

J. DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES
Authorized to budget and expend prior year carryforward funds in the amount of $554,361 as shown in letter dated December 17, 2002. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2003.

K. FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT
Authorized to enter into a sole source agreement with the University of MA, Amherst, office of Sponsored Research, to carry out a detailed study entitled and Assesment of Marten Habitat Availability and Use in Northern NH, for a cost of $45,336.03. Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2005.

L. FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT
Authorized request to grant unpaid educational leave from January 17, 2003 to May 31, 2004 to Jillian Kelly, a Nongame and Endangered Species Technician for the Widelife Division who Currently works out of the Region 1 office in Lancaster.

The Honorable Board then Adjourned

 

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