GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MINUTES

                                                                                State House, Concord, New Hampshire

                                                                                January 11, 2006, 10:00 a.m.

 

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

 

The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, accepted the minutes of December 21, 2005.

 

The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Pignatelli, seconded by Councilor Burton approved the appointment of several persons nominated for Civil Commissions from the December 21, 2005 meeting. 

 

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

 

RESIGNATIONS

The Governor and Council accepted the following with regret:

 

Division of Children, Youth and Families Advisory Board

Susan Lynch, MD, Hopkinton                                                                           Effective: January 11, 2006

 

Medical Review Subcommittee

Kevin Costin, Manchester                                                                                 Effective: January 6, 2006

 

CONFIRMATIONS

The Governor and Council confirmed the following:

 

Air Resources Council

(Environmental Interests)

Georgia Murray, Conway                                                                                   Effective:  January 11, 2006

Succeeding:  Charles Niebling, Boscawen                                                       Term:  October 24, 2009

 

Advisory Panel on Cancer and Chronic Diseases

Margaret B. Duffy, Manchester                                                                        Effective:  January 11, 2006

Reappointment                                                                                                     Term:  October 10, 2009

 

Advisory Panel on Cancer and Chronic Diseases

(Merrimack County)

Andrea K. Grevior, Franklin                                                                               Effective:  January 11, 2006

Reappointment                                                                                                     Term:  December 3, 2009

 

Advisory Panel on Cancer and Chronic Diseases

(Hillsborough County)

Claudette L. Mahar, Nashua                                                                              Effective:  January 11, 2006

Reappointment                                                                                                     Term:  December 3, 2009

 

Advisory Panel on Cancer and Chronic Diseases

(American Heart Association)

Nancy Pederzini, Nashua                                                                                    Effective:  January 11, 2006

Succeeding:  Peter Klementowicz, Nashua (resigned)                                   Term:  October 22, 2009

 

Advisory Panel on Cancer and Chronic Diseases

(NH Lung Association)

Diane Smogor, Manchester                                                                                Effective:  January 11, 2006

Reappointment                                                                                                     Term:  December 3, 2009

 

State Conservation Committee

(Belknap/Carroll Counties)

Kenneth N. Kettenring, New Hampton                                                            Effective:  January 11, 2006

Succeeding:  Edward Person, Moultonborough                                             Term:  August 1, 2009

 

Board of Licensed Dietitians

Susan D. Engle, Stratham                                                                                   Effective:  January 11, 2006

ucceeding:  Jil F. Shangraw, Lebanon                                                              Term:  December 6, 2008

 

Board of Licensed Dietitians

Ellen R. Lewis, Enfield                                                                                         Effective:  January 11, 2006

Succeeding:  Collette Janson-Sand, Rollinsford                                             Term:  December 6, 2008

 

Joint Promotional Program Screening Committee

Nominated by the Commissioner of the Department of Resources and Economic Development

George C. Pappas, Portsmouth                                                                          Effective:  January 11, 2006

Reappointment                                                                                                     Term:  December 3, 2008

 

NH Land and Community Heritage Authority: Executive Director

Nominated by the NH Land & Community Heritage Authority Board of Directors

Rachel Rouillard, Durham                                                                                   Effective:  January 11, 2006

Reappointment                                                                                                     Term:  December 20, 2010

 

Midwifery Council

Adrian E. Feldhusen, New Ipswich                                                                   Effective:  January 11, 2006

Succeeding:  Carol Leonard, Hopkinton (resigned)                                       Term:  September 28, 2007

 

Pre-Engineering Technology Advisory Council

(Public Member)

Daniel W. Caron, Melvin Village                                                                       Effective:  January 11, 2006

Reappointment                                                                                                     Term:  September 4, 2008

 

Pre-Engineering Technology Advisory Council

(Public Member)

Walter Zanchuk, Concord                                                                                  Effective:  January 11, 2006

Reappointment                                                                                                     Term:  September 4, 2008

 

Rivers Management Advisory Committee

Nominated by the Granite State Hydropower Association, Inc.

William Heinz, Boscawen                                                                                   Effective:  January 11, 2006

Succeeding:  George Lagasse, North Hampton                                              Term:  January 5, 2009

 

University System of NH Board of Trustees

Henry B. Stebbins, Amherst                                                                              Effective:  January 11, 2006

Succeeding:  Debra Miller, Londonderry (resigned)                                      Term:  June 30, 2008

 

Waste Management Council

(Public Member)

G. Bradley Richards, Rye Beach                                                                        Effective:  January 11, 2006

Reappointment                                                                                                     Term:  November 10, 2009

 

Waste Management Council

Nominated by the Association of Conservation Commissions

(Local Conservation Commission Member)

Duncan Watson, Walpole                                                                                  Effective:  January 11, 2006

Reappointment                                                                                                     Term:  November 10, 2009

 

 

NOMINATIONS

The Governor placed into nomination the following:

 

Board of Licensing for Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Professionals

(Public Member)

Lloyd S. Doughty II, Epsom                                                                               Effective:  January 28, 2006

Reappointment                                                                                                     Term:  January 28, 2009

 

Board of Licensing for Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Professionals

(Licensed Clinical Supervisor)

Robert O. Kelley, Jr., Lee                                                                                    Effective:  January 28, 2006

Reappointment                                                                                                     Term:  January 28, 2009

 

Division of Children, Youth and Families Advisory Board

(Merrimack County)

James S. Doremus, Henniker                                                                              Effective:  Upon confirmation

Succeeding:  Susan Lynch, MD, Hopkinton (resigned)                                Term:  July 1, 2006

 

Enhanced 911 Commission

Nominated by the NH Telephone Association

Marc Violette, Warner                                                                                         Effective:  Upon confirmation

Reappointment                                                                                                     Term:  July 8, 2008

 

Fire Standards and Training Commission

Nominated by the NH Association of Fire Chiefs

Carl F. Roediger, New Castle                                                                              Effective:  Upon confirmation

Succeeding:  Norman Weden, Ashland (no longer eligible to serve)         Term:  November 12, 2006

 

Judicial Council

(Lay Person)

Alan Seidman, Bedford                                                                                       Effective:  Upon confirmation

Vacancy                                                                                                                 Term:  January 1, 2008

 

NH Land and Community Heritage Authority

(Regional Planning)

Tim Murphy, Keene                                                                                            Effective:  Upon confirmation

Reappointment                                                                                                     Term:  September 6, 2009

 

Division of Libraries Director (State Librarian)

Nominated by the Commissioner of the Department of Cultural Resources

Michael York, Goffstown                                                                                    Effective:  Upon confirmation

Reappointment                                                                                                     Term:  February 12, 2010

Salary:  GG, Maximum - $80, 376

 

Medical Review Subcommittee

Nominated by the Board of Medicine

James G. Sise, MD, Keene                                                                  Effective:  Upon confirmation

Succeeding:  Kevin R. Costin, Manchester                                                     Term:  December 3, 2007

 

State Commission on the Status of Men

David Lauren, Nashua                                                                                        Effective:  Upon confirmation

Succeeding:  Larry Colby, Gilsum (resigned)                                  Term:  September 1, 2007

 

Pre-Engineering Technology Advisory Council

(Superintendent)

Richard W. Ayers, Sanbornton                                                                         Effective:  Upon confirmation

Reappointment                                                                                                     Term:  September 4, 2008

 

Pre-Engineering Technology Advisory Board

Judith E. Houston, PE, Contoocook                                                 Effective:  Upon confirmation

Reappointment                                                                                                     Term:  September 4, 2008

 

Rivers Management Advisory Committee

(Recreation Interests)

Kenneth D. Kimball, Jackson                                                                             Effective:  Upon confirmation

Reappointment                                                                                                     Term:  December 28, 2008

 

NH School Building Authority

Thomas E. Garfield, Belmont                                                                              Effective:  Upon confirmation

Succeeding:  G. William Porter, Gilford                                                             Term:  July 1, 2008

 

 

                                BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY

#1        The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Pignatelli, seconded by Councilor Spaulding and further on a roll call vote as follows: Councilor Burton – yes, Councilor Spaulding – yes, Councilor Griffin – yes, Councilor Wieczorek – yes, and Councilor Pignatelli – yes, Authorized to hold a Public Hearing to approve an award of a State Guarantee under RSA 162-A:13 with respect to a loan from Savings Bank of Walpole to Monadnock Economic Development Corporation in Keene, New Hampshire. 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 and authority of the Act.

 

EXTRACT FROM THE MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE

GOVERNOR AND COUNCIL HELD ON JANUARY 11, 2006

COUNCIL CHAMBER, CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE

At approximately 10:30 a.m., the Governor announced that the next matter to be considered would be the award of a State guarantee under the Guaranteed Asset Program of the Business Finance Authority in connection with a loan to be made by Savings Bank of Walpole to Monadnock Economic Development Corporation and declared that the public hearing on the subject had commenced.  He said that he 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 Jack Donovan, Executive Director of the Authority who briefly explained the project. The Governor then repeated that the proceedings were a public hearing and asked whether any other person wished to speak.  Joe Haas Asked about the status of his previous inquiries.  The Governor assured him the Attorney General’s Office would contact him that afternoon.  Councilor Pignatelli 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 SAVINGS BANK OF WALPOLE TO MONADNOCK ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION" 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 Burton, Councilor Spaulding, Councilor Griffin, Councilor Wieczorek, and Councilor Pignatelli; 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 SAVINGS BANK OF WALPOLE

TO MONADNOCK 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 the award of a guarantee of the Authority in an amount equal to eighty percent (80%) of the principal amount of a loan up to $600,000 from Savings Bank of Walpole to Monadnock Economic Development Corporation pursuant to RSA 162-A:13 (the Guaranteed 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 eighty percent (80%) 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 insure 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 January 11, 2006.

 

 

 

                                COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY

#2            The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Wieczorek, seconded by Councilor Spaulding authorized the request under the Community Development Block Grant Program to enter into an agreement with the Town of Londonderry, NH, for the purpose of eliminating a threat to public health and safety in the amount of $250,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                OFFICE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

#3            The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding authorized the request to reclassify position #16665, Design Drafter II, labor grade 20, salary $31,609.50, to a Business Systems Analyst I, labor grade 28 salary $44,733.  100% Other Funds. 

 

                                OFFICE OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#4            Authorized John A. Leblanc, Manchester, NH, be nominated for promotion to the rank of Major, NH Army National Guard.  This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, and professionally qualified.

 

#5            Authorized Renee A. Darling, Deerfield, NH, be nominated for promotion to the rank of Major, NH Army National Guard.  This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, and professionally qualified.

 

#6            Authorized Roy P. Hunter, Londonderry, NH, be nominated for promotion to the rank of Major, NH Army National Guard.  This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, and professionally qualified.

 

#7            Authorized David S. Kilian, Epsom, NH, be nominated for promotion to the rank of Major, NH Army National Guard.  This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, and professionally qualified.

 

#8            Authorized Rodney T. Freeman, York, ME, be confirmed to the rank of Major, NH Army National Guard.

 

#9            Authorized Thomas F. Spencer, York, ME, be confirmed to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Army National Guard.

 

#10          Authorized to reclassify position #10033, Administrative Secretary, salary grade 14 to a Program Assistant II, salary grade 15.  100% General Funds. 

 

#11          Authorized to amend a contract with Lakes Region Environmental of Belmont, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 10-5-05, item #16), for the purpose of Piping Integrity Testing, by extending the end date from December 31, 2005 to June 1, 2006.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#12          Authorized to contract with Johnson Controls, Inc., Manchester, NH, for mechanical equipment service and maintenance in a total amount not to exceed $921,377.  (2)Further Authorized 10% of the contract amount as a contingency fund.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2008.

 

#13          Authorized Bureau of Court Facilities to retroactively amend an “Agreement for Use of Premises” agreement with the County of Hillsborough for the rental of space with Hillsborough County, Manchester, NH, by reducing the amount of space and the proportionate amount of rent in the amount of $54,797.88.  Effective May 31, 2005 to June 30, 2007.

 

#14          Authorized the Bureau of Court Facilities to amend an agreement with the City of Berlin, NH, providing a short-term “hold over” agreement of no more than four months from December 31, 2005 to April 30, 2006. 

 

#15          Authorized the Bureau of Court Facilities to amend a lease with Grafton County, No Haverhill, NH, to provide additional storage space for the Haverhill District and Grafton County Superior and Probate Courts, by increasing the amount of $270,003.36 to $270,703.36.  Effective February 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007.

 

                                ATTORNEY GENERAL

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#16          Authorized to expend a sum not to exceed $75,000 from funds not otherwise appropriated for the purpose of paying autopsies conducted.  100% General Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#17          Authorized to establish one part time temporary classified Legal Secretary III position to render legal secretarial and administrative services to the full-time temporary attorney who is providing legal advice and representation to the NH Insurance Commissioner in support of the liquidation of The Home Insurance Company and USI Reinsurance Company.  (2)Further Authorized to accept and expend $39,994 from the Liquidation Administrative Expense Fund administered by Insurance to support a temporary part time Legal Secretary III position.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Agency Income (Other Funds).  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#17A      Authorized to amend the term of office for the appointment of Joyce Fulweiler as a public member of the Equilization Standards Board from a 2-year term of office between October 10, 2003 and October 10, 2005 to an amended 3-yeat term of office between October 10, 2003 to October 10, 2006, effective upon G&C approval.

 

#18          Authorized to designate Andrew B Livernois as an Assistant Attorney General at a salary of $64,784.  Mr. Livernois will be occupying a position with a five year term that expires October 31, 2008.

 

#19          Authorized to amend the term of office for the appointment of Richard Rugg of Greenland, as a member of Equalization Standards Board from a 2-year term of office between August 18, 2004 and August 18, 2006 to an amended 3-year term of office between August 18, 2004 to August 18, 2007.

 

#20          Authorized to amend the term of office for the appointment of Coleen C. Brickley as a member of the Equalization Standards Board from a 2-year term of office between August 18, 2004 and August 18, 2006 to an amended 3-year term of office between August 18, 2004 to August 18, 2007.

 

                                INSURANCE DEPARTMENT

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#21          Authorized the starting salary of the Legal Counsel Ms. Chiara G. Dolcino be established within Group EE at step 02 $59,054.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#21A      Authorized to designate Catherine Tucker as an Insurance Fraud Attorney at Salary Group FF, Step 3 $66,933, effective February 13, 2006.  100% Other Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

#22          The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Wieczorek, seconded by Councilor Spaulding authorized the request to accept and expend federal funds in the amount of $24,846,504.90 from the federal government as part of the state workforce investment system.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#23          Authorized a salary increment for Robert Mullen, Director of the NH Department of Corrections’ Division of Administration, increasing his salary from Group GG Step 4 to Group GG step Maximum, a total increase of $4,017.  Effective February 6, 2006, which is Mr. Mullen’s anniversary date as an unclassified employee.

 

#24          Authorized to reclassify position #15452 from Maintenance Mechanic II, labor grade 12 to Plant Maintenance Engineer I, labor grade 17.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#25          Authorized Division of Parks and Recreation to accept a donation of a power pole saw, valued at $599.99 from S&W Sports, Concord, NH.

 

#26          Authorized Trails Bureau to pay an unencumbered, retroactive invoice from Beauregard Equipment Inc., Concord, NH, in the amount of $17,902.62 for rental equipment repair.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#27          Authorized Division of Parks and Recreation to accept and expend $5,000 from a grant given by the National Endowment for the Humanities for the conservation of the Wentworth-Coolidge Mansion.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2006.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#28          Authorized Division of Forests and Lands to accept and expend $97,227 from the US Department of Agriculture for the Forest Land Enhancement Program.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2007.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#29          Authorized Division of Forests and Lands to budget prior years carry forward funds in the amount of $15,000 from the Shieling Trust Fund for the purpose of purchasing a new vehicle for the Community Forestry and Stewardship Bureau.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#30          Authorized Division of Forests and Lands to enter into a contact with Seacoast Diversified Inc., Lead Source of 23 Horne Street, Dover, NH, in the amount of $11,000 from the purpose of eliminating a severe mold problem through the Jackson Cottage at the Urban Forestry Center in Portsmouth.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2006.  100% Other Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#31          Authorized to enter Leonard Raposa into a retroactive educational tuition agreement with the University of NH, Durham, NH, to participate in the course entitled “Field Descriptions of Soils” during September 17, 2005 through October 22, 2005 and to pay said costs in the amount of $733.

 

#32          Authorized to pay 2006 membership dues to The Environmental Council of the States, Washington DC, in the amount of $8,000.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% General Funds. 

 

#33          Authorized to accept and expend $100,470 in federal funds from the US Environmental Protection Agency for the Beaches Environmental and Coastal Health Program.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#34          Authorized to retroactively accept and expend $75,000 in federal funds from the US Environmental Protection Agency for planning and hosting the 2006 National Conference of the Small Business Ombudsman/Small Business Technical Assistance Programs.  Effective October 1, 2005 through September 30, 2006.  (2)Further Authorized to accept and expend up to $25,000 in corporate donations to offset conference costs.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2006.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#35          Authorized to retroactively enter into a two-year contract with Occupational Health and Rehabilitation Inc., Concord, NH, for personnel medical monitoring services, in the amount of $70,442.  Effective July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2007.  42% Federal, 58% Other Funds. 

 

#36          Authorized with Councilor Pignatelli voting no, Water Division to make retroactive unencumbered sole source payment of an invoice in the amount of $12,067.50 for emergency work undertaken on October 31 through November 3, 2005 in repairing a failed culvert under a 60-inch interceptor in Franklin on River Street.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#37          Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with The Medical Foundation Inc., d/b/a TMF Health, Boston, MA, to evaluate a demonstration project to reduce emissions from school buses in the Manchester and Nashua School Districts through installation of pollution control technology in the amount of $7,000.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#38          Authorized to approve a loan agreement amendment with the City of Franklin, NH, (Previously approved by G&C on 4-20-05, item #52), to finance the replacement of the Route 3A and Route 11 Sewers, by increasing the loan by $310,000 from $500,000 to $810,000.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#39          Authorized Thomas Viscariello’s request to remove a section of fill to restore natural shoreline, fill to construct breakwater in a “dogleg” configuration, with a gap at the shoreline, and a cantilevered pier and two piling piers accessed by a walkway on frontage on Lake Winnipesaukee in Moultonborough.

 

#40          Authorized William L. Oakley’s request to amend a permit to reconfigure the approved boatslips nearest to the breakwater, moving them toward the shoreline and moving the boatslip closet to the shoreline placing it at breakwater on property located at Lake Winnipesaukee in Alton (previously approved by G&C on 7-13-05, amended on 6-4-03).

 

                                OFFICE OF LICENSED ALLIED HEALTH PROFESSIONALS

#41          The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Wieczorek, seconded by Councilor Burton authorized the request to accept and place on file the Annual Report for fiscal year 2005.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

                                Office of the Commissioner

#42          Authorized Bureau of Resource Management to reclassify positions #19654 from Human Resources Technician, labor grade 17, to Clerk III, labor grade 8; #16031 from Word Processor Operator I, labor grade 9, to Program Assistant I, labor grade 12; #30899 from Human Resources Assistant III, labor grade 14, to Human Resources Technician, labor grade 17; and #15827 from Supervisor I, labor grade 19, to the level of Human Resources Technician, labor grade 17.

 

#43          Authorized Office of Minority Health to accept and expend federal funds in the amount of $147,696 from the US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Minority Health to fund the State Partnership Grant Program to improve minority health.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 1, 2006.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

                                Division for Juvenile Justice Services

#44          Authorized to reclassify position #11708 from Executive Secretary, salary grade 11, to Cook II, salary grade 9.

 

                                Division of Public Health Services

#45          Authorized Bureau of Community Health Services, Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment Section, Tirrell House to accept a donation of vinyl and carpeting from Infinity Flooring, Auburn, NH, at an estimated value of #4,679.42.

 

#46          Authorized Public Health Laboratories to enter into a Memorandum of Agreement with the NH Department of Environmental Services for well water testing in an amount not to exceed $4,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2006.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#47          Authorized Maternal and Child Health Section to expend funds to support the delivery of curriculum-based multi-session, teen pregnancy prevention educational programs in schools and community agencies throughout NH, in an amount not to exceed $150,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#48          Authorized Bureau of Community Health Services, Rural Health and Primary Care Section, to enter into an agreement with Faye Memolo, PA, Milan, NH, to provide services through the State Loan Repayment Program totaling $20,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  100% General Funds. 

 

#49          Authorized Bureau of Disease Control and health Statistics to enter into an agreement with Macro International, Inc., Burlington, VT, to conduct telephone survey services for the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System in an amount not to exceed $437,230.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#50          Authorized with Councilor Wieczorek voting no,  Maternal and Child Health Section to enter into an agreement with Indian Stream Health Center, Colebrook, NH, to provide clinical reproductive health services and teen pregnancy prevention education services totaling $89,024.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  90% Federal, 10% General Funds. 

 

                                Division for Children, Youth & Families

#51          Authorized to amend an existing agreement with NFI North, Contoocook, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-22-05, item #351), for the provision of a staff development partnership, by increasing the maximum price limitation $68,742 to $1,647,462.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  91% Federal, 9% General Funds. 

 

                                Division of Child Support Services

#52          Authorized to enter into an agreement with ACS State and Local Solutions, Inc., Washington, DC, for State Disbursement Unit Services in an amount not to exceed $3,921,577.04.  Effective May 1, 2006 through April 30, 2009.  66% Federal, 34% General Funds. 

 

                                Glencliff Home for Elderly

#53          Authorized to accept a monetary donation from Haverhill Women’s Fellowship, North Haverhill, NH, in the amount of $100, and deposit same into the Patient’s Welfare Fund.

 

                                New Hampshire Hospital

#54          Authorized to reclassify vacant position #16006 from a Training and Development Program Coordinator, salary grade 18 to a Clinical Mental Health Counselor, salary grade 21.

 

#55          Authorized to continue a contract with the National Association of State Mental Health program Directors Research Institute Inc., Alexandria, VA, in the amount of $6,950.  Effective March 1, 2006 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through February 28, 2007.  68% General, 32% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Behavioral Health

#56          Authorized to accept and expend funds in the amount of $400,000 from the US Department of Health and Human Services, National Institute of Mental Health and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

                                Division of Family Assistance

#57          Authorized to enter into a contract with Good News Garage – LSS Inc., Burlington, VT, for the purpose of providing affordable car ownership opportunities to low income individuals in the amount of $400,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#58          Authorized to establish a Full-Time Temporary position for one Program Specialist II, labor grade 21.  (2)Further Authorized to accept and expend grant funds in the amount of $1,397,113 from the US Department of Education to improve instruction and reduce dropouts in eligible districts.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#59          Authorized to establish a Full-Time Temporary position for one Program Assistant I, labor grade 12.  (2)Further Authorized to budget and expend prior year carry forward funds in the amount of $489,428.90 from the US Department of Education to provide expanded learning opportunities for mathematics and science teachers.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#60          Authorized to establish a Full-Time Temporary position for one Education Consultant I, labor grade 26.  (2)Further Authorized to budget and expend unexpended prior year grant funds in the amount of $709,991.30.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#61          Authorized to budget and expend carryover grant funds in the amount of $128,515.74 from the US Department of Education.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2006.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#62          Authorized to contract with Nancy Emberley, Shelburne, VT, to develop and present a series of workshops to familiarize health educators with the New Hampshire Health Education Curriculum Guidelines and to help them improve their health education assessment skills, for an amount not to exceed $3,796.82.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 30, 2006.  (2)Further Authorized payment for services rendered and approved in lieu of withholding at least 25% of the total value of the contract.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#63          Authorized Division of Adult Learning and Rehabilitation to enter into a lease agreement with Glenn J. Tassey, Sole Proprietor, Berlin, NH, for 2,223 square feet of space, for a total cost of $155,610.  Effective February 1, 2006 through January 31, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION COMMISSION

#64          The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Griffin authorized the request to award a $20,000 grant to Hesser College for the purpose of granting scholarships to NH residents who have completed their freshman year and who will be selected for scholarships by the college on the basis of financial need or merit.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2006.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                NH COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE SYSTEM

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#65          Authorized to transfer $94,183 from its Non-lapsing Account for the purpose of enhancing program offerings at the Berlin Campus.  (2)Further Authorized to establish a part-time coordinator, labor grade 23.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Other Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#66          Authorized to expend up to $8,000 for the travel expenses of finalist candidates for the presidential position at the NHCTC Manchester, Claremont, and Laconia.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2006.  45% General, 55% Other (Tuition) Funds. 

 

#67          Authorized to pay membership fees in the amount of $17,000 to The University of Texas at Austin for participation in the 2006 Community College Survey of Student Engagement.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2006.  41% General, 59% Other (Tuition) Funds. 

 

#68          Authorized NHCTC – Nashua, to pay membership dues to the American Association of Community Colleges, Baltimore, MD, in the amount of $2,800.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2006.  37% General, 63% Other (Tuition) Funds. 

 

#69          Authorized to enter into an agreement with Stonemark Carpet Cleaners, Loudon, NH, for the purpose of carpet and upholstery cleaning of the NHTI library in the amount of $2,598.64.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 17, 2006.  41% General, 59% Other Funds. 

 

#70          Authorized to retroactively renew an agreement with the University System of NH, for the purpose of providing wide area network services, video conferencing services and access to the Internet, in the amount of $241,426.76.  Effective July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006.  41% General, 59% Other Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#71          Authorized Division of Emergency Services, Communications, and Management, Bureau of Emergency Management to hold a workshop for “Managing People in Disasters: A Local Perspective” on January 17, 18, and 19, 2006 at The Wolfeboro Inn, Wolfeboro, NH, for a total cost not to exceed $9,955.  (2)Further Authorized a contract with The Wolfeboro Inn, Wolfeboro, NH, for a function room, meals, and rooms in the amount of $9,955.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 19, 2006.

 

#72          Authorized Division of Fire Safety to accept and expend a $6,000 Juvenile Fires Setter Intervention Technical Assistance grant form the National Association of State Fire Marshals to be used to assist in providing support to local juvenile fire setter intervention teams.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2006.

 

#73          Authorized a transfer of $85,130 from the Highway Surplus account to the Division of Administration, Central Maintenance, the amount of $74,960 for the remainder of FY 06 and the amount of $10,170 for Fiscal Year 2007.  (2)Further Authorized to establish three full-time temporary, Carpenter II positions, labor grade 14, 40 hours per week.  Effective upon G&C approval.  Fiscal Committee approved.

 

#74          Authorized Division of State Police to accept and expend a $63,014 grant entitled “Forensic Lab Certification” from the NH Department of Justice for the purpose of maintaining the lab certification and buying video equipment to support the lab functions.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2006.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#75          Authorized Division of State Police to accept and expend a $61,576 Forensic Casework DNA Backlog Reduction grant from the US Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice to be used by the Forensic Laboratory for overtime hours and purchases needed for screening and analysis of DNA samples to help in reducing the DNA casework workload.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2006.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#76          Authorized Division of State Police to accept and expend a $79,046 Capacity Enhancement grant from the US Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice to be used by the Forensic Laboratory to improve the laboratory’s infrastructure to allow for more efficient processing of DNA samples.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2006.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#77          Authorized to sub-grant with the agencies as detailed in letter dated December 19, 2005, in the total amount of $1,827,253 for the First Responder portion of the Homeland 2005 grant program and $664,467 for the Law Enforcement Terrorism Prevention portion of the Homeland 2005 grant program, to increase the ability of the State agencies to prepare for, respond to, or mitigate a “weapons of mass destruction” or Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, or Explosive type incident.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2007.

 

#78          Authorized Division of State Police to amend a $1,978,555 grant from the US Department of Justice called “COPS 2004 Technology Grant” (previously approved by G&C on 12-15-04, item #109, amended on 1-26-05, item #65), for the purchase of 21 dispatch consoles and related equipment to replicate the current existing dispatch configurations.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 22, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#79          Authorized Division of State Police to amend a $2,968,432 grant from the US Department of Justice (previously approved by G&C on 12-15-04, item #108, amended on 1-26-05, item #66), the grant entitled “EOC Technology Equipment” will be used to fund state of the art equipment required for the Emergency Operations Center (EOC)/Incident Management Center (IMC).  Effective upon G&C approval through January 22, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#80          Authorized Division of State Police to retroactively amend a $25,525.50 grant received from the NH Department of Justice (previously approved by G&C on 3-23-05, item #79), for the purpose of achieving lab certification, by extending the end date from September 30, 2005 to June 30, 2006.

 

#81          WITHDRAWN – The Agency withdrew the request to enter into a five year agreement with Draeger Safety Diagnostics Inc., Durango, CO, to implement, maintain, and support the statewide Breath Alcohol Interlock Program.  Effective upon G&C approval for a period of five years with provision for additional one-year extensions.

 

#82          Authorized Division of Safety Services, Marine Patrol to enter into a sole source agreement with Citadel Broadcasting Company, WHOM 94.9 Radio, Portland, ME, for Marine Patrol recruiting advertisements, in an amount not to exceed $8,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2006.  100% Navigation Safety Fund. 

 

#83          Authorized with Councilor Spaulding voting no,  Division of State Police to enter into a retroactive sole source $40,449.36 contract with Biopool U.S., Inc., d/b/a Trinity Biotech, Inc., St. Louis, MO, for instrumentation maintenance to the controlled drug screening personal labs located in the State Police Forensic Laboratory.  Effective November 7, 2004 through November 6, 2007.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#84          Authorized Bureau of Turnpikes to continue its membership and participation with the E-ZPass Interagency Group, New York, NY, by paying annual membership dues in the amount of $17,500 in each calendar years 2006 and 2007.  100% Turnpike Funds. 

 

#85          Authorized with Councilor Griffin voting no,  to accept and place on file the Bureau of Right of Way’s Contemplated Award List for the period of November 28, 2005 through December 23, 2005.

 

#86          Authorized Bureau of Rail and Transit to budget and expend additional revenue in the amount of $364,318.12 from the Special Railroad Fund for maintenance and repair of active State-owned railroad lines.  (2)Further Authorized to budget and expend prior year carry-forward funds in the amount of $51,864.44 from the Special Railroad Fund fro maintenance and repairs to active state-owned railroad lines.  (3)Further Authorized to expend an amount not to exceed $416,212.56 for maintenance and repairs to active state-owned railroad lines.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#87          Authorized to reclassify position #20007, Program Assistant I, labor grade 12, to Human Resources Assistant III, labor grade 14.  Effective retroactive to November 25, 2005.

 

#88          Authorized Bureau of Human Resources to enter into a sole source contract with Federal Highway Administration Finance Division, National Highway Institute, Washington, DC, for training, in an amount not to exceed $102,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2006.

 

#89          Authorized Bureau of Planning and Community Assistance to enter into a Cooperative Project agreement with the University of NH, Civil Engineering Department, Durham, NH, for the continuation of the Local Technical Assistance Program, for a fee not to exceed $862,400.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2007.  80% Federal, 20% Highway. 

 

#90          Authorized Bureau of Environment to enter into a contract with the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, to undertake cultural resource investigations for transportation purposes, in the amount of $160,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2007.

 

#91          Authorized Bureau of Traffic to enter into a contract with Streamline Industries, Fergus Falls, MN, for providing a service to hydro-strip retro-reflective sheeting off aged signs so they may be re-used, on the basis of a low bid in an amount not to exceed $20,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.

 

#92          Authorized Bureau of Construction to amend a contract with Continental Paving Inc., Londonderry, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 5-18-05, item #91, amended on 8-31-05, item #219), for roadway resurfacing 77.47 miles in Districts IV and V, by increasing the amount by $15,000 from #3,022,100 to $3,037,100.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#93          Authorized Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Tri-State Painting Inc., Tilton, NH, for maintenance repainting of the state-owned steel through-plate girder bridge carrying Sharon Road over the Contoocook River in the Town of Peterborough on the basis of a low bid of $163,826.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 15, 2006.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#94          Authorized Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Weaver Bros. Construction Co., Inc., Concord, NH, on the basis of a low bid of $3,642,293.10 for pavement rehabilitation and safety work along NH Route 9 east of Granite Lake Road, proceeding east of the intersection of Route 124 north.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 15, 2006.  80% Federal, 20% Highway Funds. 

 

#95          Authorized Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Abhe & Svoboda Inc., Prior Lake, MN, on the basis of a low bid of $220,310 for maintenance repainting of two state-owned steel through-plate girder bridges carrying NH Route 103 over the Warner River.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 15, 2006.  100% Other Funds. 

#96                                                          TUITION REQUESTS

The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Pignatelli, Authorized the requests:

 

A.             ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES - Request permission to pay New England College, Henniker, NH, the sum of $350.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Kelly Brown, Agency Records Auditor, in the course entitled “Strategic Planning and Policy”.

B.             ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES - Request permission to pay New England College, Henniker, NH, the sum of $1,215.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Valerie Hamilton, Risk Manager, in the course entitled “Managing Projects”.

C.             ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES - Request permission to pay Franklin Pierce College, Concord, NH, the sum of $1,198.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Donna Raymond, Administrator IV, in the courses entitled “Labor and Management” and “American Culture”.

D.             COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE - Request permission to pay the University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, the sum of $1,002.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Priscilla Anderson, Assistant Professor, in the course entitled “Reading & Research/Advanced Nursing”.

E.             COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE - Request permission to pay the University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, the sum of $1,074.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Robert Arredondo, Professor, in the course entitled “Graduate Special Topics”.

F.             COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE - Request permission to pay the University of Massachusetts, Lowell, MA, the sum of $970.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Nancy Labore, Professor, in the course entitled “Theoretical Foundations of Health Promotion”.

G.            COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE - Request permission to pay Antioch New England Graduate School, Keene, NH, the sum of $460.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Margot Schrader, Secretary II, in the course entitled “Career and Lifestyle Development”.

H.             COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE - Request permission to pay Antioch New England Graduate School, Keene, NH, the sum of $460.65 for the sole purpose of enrolling Margot Schrader, Secretary II, in the course entitled “Counseling Skills Lab”.

I.               COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE - Request permission to pay Antioch New England Graduate School, Keene, NH, the sum of $460.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Margot Schrader, Secretary II, in the course entitled “Social Cultural Diversity”.

J.              EDUCATION - Request permission to pay New England College, Henniker, NH, the sum of $648.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Rosanne Curry, Internal Auditor III, in the course entitled “Thesis Project”.

K.             EDUCATION - Request permission to pay Granite State College, Concord, NH, the sum of $1,560.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Sheila Miller, Human Resources Technician, in the courses entitled “Critical Thinking” and “Software Tools”.

L.             ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Request permission to pay the University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, the sum of $1,780.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Laura Kieronski, Program Specialist II, in the course entitled “Administrative Internship”.

M.            HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Office of Alcohol and Drug Policy - Request permission to pay Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH, the sum of $1,968.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Lindy Sue Keller, Integration and Training Administrator, in the courses entitled “Community Resources” and “Community and Systems: Analysis, Consultation and Change”.

N.             HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Office of Business Operations - Request permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $525.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Cheryl Connor, Program Specialist I, in the course entitled “Supervision”.

O.            HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Office of Business Operations - Request permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $525.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Cheryl Connor, Program Specialist I, in the course entitled “Business Ethics”.

P.             HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Division for Children, Youth & Families - Request permission to pay Springfield College, Springfield, MA, the sum of $1,938.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Regan Beauchesne, Child Protective Services Worker, in the distance learning course entitled “Social Work Research I”.

Q.            HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Division for Children, Youth & Families - Request permission to pay Springfield College, Manchester, NH, the sum of $1,269.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Jennifer Collins, Child Protective Services Worker, in the course entitled “Project Phase IV”.

R.             HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Division for Children, Youth & Families - Request permission to pay Springfield College, Manchester, NH, the sum of $1,269.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Carol Healey, Child Protective Services Worker, in the course entitled “Project Phase II”.

S.             HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Division for Children, Youth & Families - Request permission to pay Springfield College, Manchester, NH, the sum of $1,269.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Kristen Neil, Child Protective Services Worker, in the course entitled “Project Phase IV”.

T.             HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Division for Children, Youth & Families - Request permission to pay Springfield College, Manchester, NH, the sum of $1,269.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Tracey Pare, Child Protective Services Worker, in the course entitled “Project Phase IV”.

U.             HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Division for Children, Youth & Families - Request permission to pay Springfield College, Manchester, NH, the sum of $1,269.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Jennifer Sharp, Child Protective Services Worker, in the course entitled “Project Phase IV”.

V.             HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Division for Community Based Care Services - Request permission to pay the University of New Hampshire, Manchester, NH, the sum of $1,335.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Tina Goulet, Adult Protective Social Worker III, in the course entitled “Direct Practice IV: Advanced Clinical Assessment and Intervention”.

W.           HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Division of Public Health Services - Request permission to pay the University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, the sum of $1,335.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Mary Ann Cooney, RN, in the course entitled “Public Health Law”.

X.             INSURANCE - Request permission to pay Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH, the sum of $1,500.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Christine Wenners, Program Assistant I, in the courses entitled “Introduction to Politics” and “Introduction to Sociology”.

Y.             LIQUOR - Request permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $525.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Ellen Charron, Accountant II , in the course entitled “Microeconomics”.

Z.              NH HOSPITAL - Request permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $525.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Tammy Beaudoin, Mental Health Worker III, in the course entitled “Communications”.

AA.        NH HOSPITAL - Request permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $744.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Tammy Beaudoin, Mental Health Worker III, in the course entitled “Anatomy and Physiology I”.

BB.        NH HOSPITAL - Request permission to pay the University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, the sum of $1,800.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Teresa Bryant, Social Worker III, in the course entitled “Counseling Internship II”.

CC.        NH HOSPITAL - Request permission to pay the University of New Hampshire, Manchester, NH, the sum of $828.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Rosemary Costanzo, Nurse Coordinator, in the course entitled “Community Health Nursing II”.

DD.        NH HOSPITAL - Request permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $700.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Amy LeBlanc, Mental Health Worker II, in the course entitled “English Composition”.

EE.         NH HOSPITAL - Request permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $540.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling In-Oh Lee, Health Facilities Cleaner II, in the course entitled “Clear Communication”.

FF.         NH HOSPITAL - Request permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $525.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Christina Paddock, Mental Health Worker II, in the course entitled “Communications”.

GG.       NH HOSPITAL - Request permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $744.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Christina Paddock, Mental Health Worker II, in the course entitled “Anatomy and Physiology I”.

HH.        NH HOSPITAL - Request permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $1,050.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Lynda Ricker, Mental Health Worker III, in the courses entitled “Conflict Resolution in Modern Society” and “Survey of Addictive Behaviors and Treatments”.

II.             NH HOSPITAL - Request permission to pay Lesley University, Cambridge, MA, the sum of $1,980.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Alicia Seggelin, Recreational Therapist II, in the course entitled “Assessment and Treatment Planning in Art Therapy”.

JJ.          NH HOSPITAL - Request permission to pay St. Joseph’s College of Maine, Standish, ME, the sum of $840.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Winnona Vachon, Administrator, in the on-line course entitled “United States Health Care Systems”.

KK.        TRANSPORTATION - Request permission to pay Franklin Pierce College, Concord, NH, the sum of $795.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling William J. Dusavitch, Right-of-Way Agent, in the -courses entitled “Integrated Science II” and “Public Administration”.

LL.         TRANSPORTATION - Request permission to pay the University of Massachusetts, Lowell, MA, the sum of $1,294.53 for the sole purpose of enrolling Ashok Kakadia, Civil Engineer II, in the courses entitled “Advanced Steel Design” and “Finite Elements Analysis”.

 

#97                                                          TRAVEL REQUESTS

The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Burton, Authorized the requests:

A.             OFFICE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - Request permission for (1) employee, Christopher Popieniek, Systems Development Specialist I, or designee, to travel to Sacramento, CA on January 22 – 27, 2006, to attend the Oracle 10g: Program with PL/SQL.  ALSO A CASH ADVANCE OF $1,475.00 IS REQUESTED FOR Christopher Popieniek.  Total Cost: $1,475.00. Source of Funds: 100% Other Funds.  No Registration Fees.

 

 

 

 

Next Governor and Executive Council meeting is scheduled for Thursday, January 26, 2006 at 10:00 a.m. at the State House, Concord, NH.

 

The Honorable Board then Adjourned