Present: Sheila Renaud-Finnegan, Gail Mears, Thomas Boulter, David Sundell, David Braiterman, Joan Staigers Haley, and Karen Jennings
Not present: Kathleen Sternenberg
Thomas Boulter called the meeting to order at 8:40 AM
I. Review of proposed rules Mhp 100, Mhp 200 and Mhp 300-500
A. Chairperson Boulter informed the Board that the discussion today would address the comments from the Legislative Rules Committee. The Board would also address the issues that were mentioned in JLCAR’s final objection No. 120.
B. Sub-committees will be set up to address specific sections of the rules.
C. Additional meetings will be scheduled to address the above-referenced issues as well as the public comments to the rules.
D. Although mentioned in the Board’s January 16, 2009 minutes, Mr. Boulter announced that the Board’s request for a waiver pursuant to RSA 541-A:40, IV of the 150 day deadline for filing final proposals 2008-164, 165 and 166 was granted by Carol Holahan, Director of Legislative Services
Upon the motion of Joni Haley and seconded by Karen Jennings, the Board, by roll call vote, resolved to conduct a non-public session for the purpose of discussing application, investigations of alleged misconduct of licensees, in accordance with RSA 91-A:3, II (c), RSA 91-A:3, II (e), RSA 91-A:5, IV, Lodge v. Knowlton, 118 N.H. 574 (1978), and the Board’s executive and deliberative privileges. Each member recorded his or her vote on the motion, which passed by the unanimous vote of all members present.
Upon the motion of Joni Haley and the second of Karen Jennings, the Board by roll call vote, resolved to withhold the minutes of the preceding non-public session, with the exception of approved applications, responses to motions and disciplinary actions until they are served, from public disclosure pursuant to RSA 91-A:3, III on the grounds that public disclosure would be likely to affect adversely the reputation of a person other than a Board member and to render the proposed action ineffective. Each member recorded his or her vote on the motion, which passed by the unanimous vote of all members present.
Meeting was adjourned at 12:30 PM
Next meeting is scheduled for Friday, February 20, 2009