GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MINUTES

                                                                                State House, Concord, New Hampshire

                                                                                November 29, 2006, 10:00 a.m.

 

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

 

The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Wieczorek, seconded by Councilor Pignatelli, accepted the minutes of November 15, 2006.

 

The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Griffin approved the appointment of several persons nominated for Civil Commissions from the November 15, 2006 meeting.

 

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

 

RESIGNATIONS

Skyhaven Airport Commission

(Public Member)

Fred Hochgraf, Durham                                                                                      Effective:  Upon acceptance

 

CONFIRMATIONS

The Governor and Council confirmed the following:

 

Air Resources Council

(Municipal Government)

Raymond R. Donald, Kingston                                                                          Effective:  November 29, 2006

Reappointment                                                                                                     Term:  October 24, 2009

 

Air Resources Council

(General Public)

Robert E. Duval, Manchester                                                                             Effective:  November 29, 2006

Reappointment                                                                                                     Term:  November 21, 2010

 

Air Resources Council

(Manufacturing)

Steven J. Walker, Peterborough                                                                        Effective:  November 29, 2006

Reappointment                                                                                                     Term:  November 1, 2010

 

NH State Council on the Arts

Grace L. Sullivan, Deerfield                                                                                Effective:  November 29, 2006

Reappointment                                                                                                     Term:  October 14, 2011

 

Connecticut River Valley Flood Control Commission

Robert T. Grimley, Grantham                                                                              Effective:  November 29, 2006

Succeeding:  Gregory Cloutier, Jefferson                                                         Term:  May 1, 2008

 

Director: Division of Economic Development – Department of Resources and Economic Development

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

Michael A. Vlacich, Concord                                                                             Effective:  November 29, 2006

Succeeding:  Stuart T. Arnett, Concord                                                           Term:  April 1, 2010

Salary:  Group GG – Step 4:  $77, 885.00

 

Employment Security Appellate Board

(Labor)

David A Pelletier, Dunbarton                                                                             Effective:  November 29, 2006

Succeeding:  Thomas D. Noonan, Manchester (reached term limit)            Term:  October 14, 2010

 

Fire Standards and Training Commission

(Volunteer Fire Chief)

Carl F. Roediger, New Castle                                                                              Effective:  November 29, 2006

Reappointment                                                                                                     Term:  November 12, 2009

 

Fire Standards and Training Commission

(Full-time Career Fire Chief)

Michael O. Williams, Hooksett                                                                          Effective:  November 29, 2006

Reappointment                                                                                                     Term:  November 12, 2009

 

NH Commission for Human Rights

Marta E. Rodriguez, Nashua                                                                              Effective:  November 29, 2006

Reappointment                                                                                                     Term:  November 1, 2011

 

Board of Licensure of Interpreters for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Nominated by the NH Association for the Deaf

Cindy Wallace, Londonderry                                                                             Effective:  November 29, 2006

Succeeding:  Eric W. Eliason, Barnstead                                                         Term:  October 10, 2009

 

Lakes Management Advisory Committee

Nominated by the NH Lakes Association

Philip J. O’Brien, New London                                                                           Effective:  November 29, 2006

Succeeding:  Joseph Farrelly, Concord                                                            Term:  August 1, 2009

 

Midwifery Council

Judith Gillen, Keene                                                                                             Effective:  November 29, 2006

Reappointment                                                                                                     Term:  September 28, 2010

 

State Commission on the Status of Women

Linda S. Johnson, Manchester                                                                          Effective:  November 29, 2006

Reappointment                                                                                                     Term:  October 20, 2009

 

 

NOMINATIONS

The Governor placed into nomination the following:

 

Board of Accountancy

(Certified Public Accountant)

Wayne B. Geher, Concord                                                                                  Effective:  Upon confirmation

Succeeding:  Robert A. Lemay, Belmont                                                          Term:  December 2, 2011

 

Air Resources Council

(General Public)

Linda Garrish Thomas, Manchester                                                                  Effective:  Upon confirmation

Reappointment                                                                                                     Term:  December 6, 2010

 

Business Finance Authority

Howard W. Keegan, Manchester                                                                      Effective:  Upon confirmation

Reappointment                                                                                                     Term:  November 3, 2009

 

Business Finance Authority

(Regional Planning)

Michael J. King, North Haverhill                                                                       Effective:  Upon confirmation

Reappointment                                                                                                     Term:  November 3, 2009

 

Business Finance Authority

Katherine Williams Kane, New Castle                                                              Effective:  Upon confirmation

Reappointment                                                                                                     Term:  November 3, 2009

 

Community Development Finance Authority

(Banking)

Janet A. Brewer, Peterborough                                                                          Effective:  Upon confirmation

Succeeding:  Kathy Bogle Shields, Canterbury (resigned)                           Term:  May 7, 2009

 

Compensation Appeals Board

(Attorney)

Timothy S. Wheelock, Portsmouth                                                                   Effective:  Upon confirmation

Reappointment                                                                                                     Term:  November 15, 2009

 

State Historical Records Advisory Board

Elizabeth Hamlin-Morin, Dunbarton                                                                 Effective:  Upon confirmation

Succeeding:  Richard Close Dover                                                                    Term:  December 6, 2009

 

State Historical Records Advisory Board

Marcia Schmidt Blaine, Plymouth                                                                     Effective:  January 2, 2007

Reappointment                                                                                                     Term:  January 2, 2010

 

State Historical Records Advisory Board

Richard E. Winslow III, Rye                                                                               Effective:  January 2, 2007

Reappointment                                                                                                     Term:  January 2, 2010

 

State Historical Resources Council

(Public Member)

Gail Colglazier, Londonderry                                                                              Effective:  Upon confirmation

Reappointment                                                                                                     Term:  December 10, 2011

 

State Historical Resources Council

Carl W. Schmidt, Orford                                                                                      Effective:  December 27, 2006

Reappointment                                                                                                     Term:  December 27, 2011

 

State Historical Resources Council

(Archeology)

David Starbuck, Plymouth                                                                                  Effective:  Upon confirmation

Reappointment                                                                                                     Term:  December 10, 2011

 

Judicial Retirement Plan Board of Trustees

Jack R. Hutton, Concord                                                                                     Effective:  Upon confirmation

Reappointment                                                                                                     Term:  October 22, 2009

 

Advisory Committee on Marine Fisheries

Esther Kennedy, Portsmouth                                                                             Effective:  Upon confirmation

Succeeding:  Laura M. Simmons, North Hampton (resigned)                       Term:  September 29, 2007

 

Board of Nursing

(Public Member)

Lynda Elliott, Northwood                                                                                   Effective:  December 21, 2006

Succeeding:  Gail Barba, Concord (reached term limit)                                  Term:  December 21, 2009

 

Pesticides Control Board

(Pesticides Applicator)

William C. Collins, Manchester                                                                         Effective:  Upon confirmation

Reappointment                                                                                                     Term:  November 6, 2009

 

Ports and Harbors Advisory Council

Donald L. Stevens, Rye                                                                                      Effective:  December 16, 2006

Reappointment                                                                                                     Term:  December 16, 2011

 

Water Council

(Recreation Interests)

Ray S. Cowan, Loudon                                                                                       Effective:  December 16, 2006

Reappointment                                                                                                     Term:  December 16, 2010

 

 

                                COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#1            Authorized to amend a grant agreement with the City of Concord, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 8-3-05, item #13), for the purpose of rehabilitating housing units in the North End of Concord, by extending the completion date from December 31, 2006 to June 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#2            Authorized to amend a grant agreement with the Town of Stratford, North Stratford, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 3-10-04, item #7, amended on 6-2-05, item #5), for replacing non-compliant individual wastewater systems in Stratford Hollow, by extending the completion date from December 31, 2006 to December 31, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                OFFICE OF ENERGY AND PLANNING

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#3            Authorized to accept and expend federal funds in the amount of $8,495,921.91 from the US Department of Health & Human Services, Administration for Children and Families for Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#4            Authorized to accept and expend federal funds in the amount of $597,641.94 from the US Department of Health & Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Office of Refugee Resettlement, for refugee social service programs.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#5            Authorized to enter into a contract with ASA Cleaning Service, Pembroke, NH, for office cleaning services for OEP office space, in the amount of $4,925.  Effective December 1, 2006 through November 30, 2007.  86% General, 14% Federal Funds. 

 

#6            Authorized to enter into a retroactive contract with the Order of Saint Benedict of NH, Inc., d/b/a St. Anselm College, Manchester, NH, to provide English for Speakers of Other Languages in the amount of $45,000.  Effective October 1, 2006 through September 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#7            Authorized to enter into a retroactive contract with Somali Development Center Inc., Boston, MA through its subsidiary the NH Somali Development Center, to provide direct services to NH refugees in the amount of $25,000.  Effective October 1, 2006 through September 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#8            Authorized to enter into a retroactive contract with the International Institute of Boston, Boston, MA through its subsidiary the International Institute of NH to provide direct services to NH refugees in the amount of $180,000.  Effective October 1, 2006 through September 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#9            Authorized to enter into a retroactive contract with Lutheran Social Services of Northern New England, Concord, NH, to provide direct services to NH refugees in the amount of $230,000.  Effective October 1, 2006 through September 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#10          Authorized to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the NH Department of Resources and Economic Development (DRED), Concord, NH, to provide monitoring services for the State’s interests in privately owned conservation lands held by DRED in the amount of $28,574.  100% Other Funds.  (2)Further Authorized to accept and expend $16,274 from DRED to provide additional funding for the monitoring services above.  (3)Further Authorized to accept and expend federal funds in the amount of $25,000 from the US Department of Energy, State Energy Programs, for biomass resources monitoring under the Conservation Land Stewardship Program.  100% Federal Funds.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Other Funds. 

 

                                OFFICE OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#11          Authorized to retroactively extend a contract with Petroleum Place Energy Solutions L.P., San Antonio, TX, (previously approved by G&C on 9-13-06, item #6), to perform aerial imagery & contour mapping by extending the contract date from October 27, 2006 to December 29, 2006.

 

#12          Authorized to accept and expend funds in the amount of $236,038.02 from the Office of Emergency Management for expenses incurred during the May 2006 floods in NH.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#13          Authorized William R. Neville Jr. Monroe, ME, 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.

 

#14          Authorized Matthew P. Boucher, Barrington, NH, be confirmed to the rank of Major, NH Army National Guard.

 

#14A      Authorized to enter into a contract agreement with Jungle Jims, Epsom, for snowplowing and winter surface treatment services at the Manchester Armory, Manchester, NH, for an amount not to exceed $10,150.  Effective December 1, 2006 through April 30, 2007.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#15          Authorized Bureau of Court Facilities to enter into a contract with Mountainshade LLC, Jaffrey, NH, for snow and ice removal services at the Jaffrey-Peterborough District Court in an amount not to exceed $26,100.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 30, 2009.  100% Transfer Funds. 

 

#16          Authorized Bureau of Court Facilities to enter into a contract with Salmon Falls Nursery Inc., Berwick, ME, for snow and ice removal services at the Dover District Court in an amount not to exceed $39,455.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 30, 2009.  100% Transfer Funds. 

 

#17          Authorized Bureau of Court Facilities to enter into a retroactive inter-agency rental agreement with the Department of Health and Human Services, Concord, NH, providing the Division of Juvenile Justice Services staff with office space located in the Plymouth District Court, Plymouth, NH for a total of $2,429.52.  Effective November 1, 2006 through October 31, 2009.  75% General, 25% Federal Funds. 

 

#18          Authorized Bureau of Court Facilities to enter into a retroactive inter-agency renewal agreement with the Department of Health and Human Services, Concord, NH, providing the Division of Juvenile Justice Services staff with office space located in the Rochester District Court, Rochester, NH for a total of $4,544.88.  Effective November 1, 2006 through October 31, 2009.  75% General, 25% Federal Funds. 

 

#19          Authorized Bureau of Court Facilities to enter into a retroactive inter-agency renewal agreement with the Department of Health and Human Services, Concord, NH, providing the Division of Juvenile Justice Services staff with office space located in the Concord District Court, Concord, NH for a total of $4,032.96.  Effective November 1, 2006 through October 31, 2009.  75% General, 25% Federal Funds. 

 

#20          Authorized Bureau of Court Facilities to enter into a retroactive inter-agency renewal agreement with the Department of Health and Human Services, Concord, NH, providing the Division of Juvenile Justice Services staff with office space located in the Milford District Court, Milford, NH for a total of $4,629.60.  Effective November 1, 2006 through October 31, 2009.  75% General, 25% Federal Funds. 

 

#21          Authorized Bureau of Court Facilities to enter into a contract with Elf’s Landscaping Inc., Rochester, NH, for snow and ice removal services at the Rochester District Court in an amount not to exceed $14,296.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 30, 2009.  100% Transfer Funds. 

 

#22          Authorized to amend a contract with Kang Company Inc., Concord, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 4-6-05, item #22, amended on 4-5-06, item #7A, amended on 6-21-06, item #28C), for janitorial services at Londergan Hall, Johnson Hall, Spaulding Hall and Records and Archives, by increasing the amount by $12,320 from $244,000 to $256,320.  Effective December 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007.  100% General Funds. 

 

#23          Authorized Bureau of Court Facilities to enter into a contract with Sheldrick Trucking, White River Jct., VT, for snow and ice removal services at the Lebanon District Court in an amount not to exceed $19,600.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 30, 2009.  100% Transfer Funds. 

 

#24          Authorized Bureau of Court Facilities to enter into a contract with Property Maintenance Services, Hudson, NH, for snow and ice removal services at the Hillsborough South and Nashua District Courts in an amount not to exceed $83,850.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 30, 2009.  100% Transfer Funds. 

 

#25          Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with Control Technologies Inc., Manchester, NH, to provide maintenance services for an Invensys digital control energy management system located at the State Data Center in Concord, NH, for an amount not to exceed $3,570.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 31, 2007.  100% Transfer Funds. 

 

#26          Authorized a Working Capital Warrant in the amount of $700,000,000 to cover expenditures for the Month of December 2006.  (2)Further Authorized a Working Capital Warrant reporting expenditures of $544,530,120.06 for the Month of October and recommends the balance of $125,469,879.94 be lapsed. 

 

#27          Authorized to accept and place on file the list of agency transfer Authorized for the Fiscal Year 2007 during the month of October.

 

#28          Authorized Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into an agreement with Randall T. Mudge & Associates, Lyme, NH, for professional Architectural services required for planning, design and construction of various Public Works’ Projects as necessary and required by the Department in an amount not to exceed $500,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.

 

#29          Authorized Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into an agreement with NH AE Inc., Gilford, NH, for professional Electrical services required for planning, design and construction of various Public Works’ Projects as necessary and required by the Department in an amount not to exceed $300,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.

 

#30          Authorized Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into an agreement with Sumner Davis Architects Inc., Portsmouth, NH, for professional Architectural services required for planning, design and construction of various Public Works’ Projects as necessary and required by the Department in an amount not to exceed $500,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.

 

#30A      Authorized Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into an agreement with Lakes Region Environmental Contractors, Belmont, NH, for removal and disposal of underground storage gasoline and oil tanks at the NH Fish and Game Powder Mill Fish Hatchery, New Durham, NH in an amount not to exceed $36,101.  (2)Further Authorized the amount of $4,000 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction for engineering services provided. Effective upon G&C approval through December 29, 2006.   100% Fish & Game Funds. 

 

                                TREASURY DEPARMENT

#31          The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Wieczorek, seconded by Councilor Griffin authorized the request to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated and the State Treasurer to issue checks in the amount of $43,924.86 to the rightful owners of abandoned or unclaimed funds.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL RESOURCES

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#32          Authorized to award Operating Grants totaling $18,600 to the organizations as detailed in letter dated November 13, 2006.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% General Funds. 

 

#33          Authorized to award a Conservation Number Plate Grant in the amount of $14,000 to the Saint Gaudens National Historical Site, Cornish.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#34          Authorized Division of Arts to award an Organizational Support Project Grant in the amount of $5,650 to Nashua Symphony Association, Nashua.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                ATTORNEY GENERAL

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#35          Authorized to enter into a sub-grant with the Child Advocacy Center of Hillsborough County – South to be utilized for providing effective multi-disciplinary forensic interviews in child sexual assault cases in a child-friendly environment in the amount of $20,000.  Effective January 1, 2007 to December 31, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#36          Authorized to enter into a sub-grant with the University of MaineMuskie School to fund training to victim advocates providing direct services to victims of crime in the amount of $10,000.  Effective January 1, 2007 to June 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#37          Authorized to enter into sub-grants with the agencies as detailed in letter dated November 14, 2006, totaling $294,859 from the 2005 Violence Against Women Formula Grant, designed to provide services for women in NH who are victims of violent crimes.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2007. (2)Further Authorized to enter into sub-grants with the agencies as detailed in letter dated November 14, 2006, totaling $682,672 from the 2006 Violence Against Women Formula Grant, designed to provide services for women in NH who are victims of violent crimes.     Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#38          Authorized to accept and expend a grant in the amount of $649,881 from the US Department of Justice, Violence Against Women Office to implement the Safe Havens: Supervised Visitation and Safe Exchange Grant Program to be utilized to improve the State’s response to families in NH who are victims of violent crimes.  (2)Further Authorized to enter into sub-grants totaling $627,989 with the agencies as detailed in letter dated October 27, 2006, to provide services and make available safe facilities for visitation and exchange of children in cases of domestic violence, child abuse, sexual assault or stalking.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

                                EMPLOYMENT SECURITY

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#39          Authorized to reclassify position #11179 Administrative Secretary, salary grade 14, to Program Assistant III, salary grade 17.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#40          Authorized to enter into a retroactive contract with Language Line Inc., Monterey, CA for telephone language translation services at NHES’s offices statewide in the amount not to exceed $100,000.  Effective August 4, 2006 through June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                INSURANCE DEPARTMENT

#41          The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Wieczorek, seconded by Councilor Burton authorized the request to process payment retroactively to America’s Health Insurance Plans, Baltimore, MD, for a FY 2006 invoice, for a training seminar, totaling $130 from FY 2007 funds.  100% Other Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#42          Authorized to transfer appropriated funds in the amount of $33,863 to compensate for shortfalls and to adjust the budget, for the State fiscal year 2007.  Effective upon G&C approval.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#43          Authorized to transfer appropriated funds in the amount of $37,000.  Effective upon G&C approval.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

                                LIQUOR COMMISSION

#44          The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding authorized the request to retroactively pay Marsha N. Mutton, Retail Store Manager I, the amount of $538.40 for the dates of November 25, 2005 through May 25, 2006 earned in FY 2006.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                PUBLIC UTILTIES COMMISSION

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#45          Authorized to enter into a contract with Steven E. Patnaude, CCR, Concord, NH, to provide court-reporting services in an amount not to exceed $7,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 1, 2008.  100% Other Funds (Utility Assessments). 

 

#46          Authorized to reclassify position #14366, Energy Conservation Coordinator to a Utility Analyst III and position #30515, Library Associate to an Administrative Supervisor.  100% Other Funds (Utility Assessment).

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#47          Authorized Division of Forests and Lands to accept a Federal grant up to $542,000 and assign it directly to The Audubon Society of NH to pay the purchase price for acquisition, and associated acquisition costs not to exceed $30,000, of a Conservation Easement on 365+/- acres in the Town of Antrim, Hillsborough County, NH, known as “Willard Pond I” (the project).  (2)Further Authorized to accept the 365+/- acre Conservation Easement to protect natural resources values and insure continued public access on the property.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#48          Authorized Division of Forests and Lands to accept and expend $69,979.12 of federal funds for maintaining and enhancing the Forest Health Program.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#49          Authorized Division of Forests and Lands to enter into a contract with CPH Mechanical Inc., Portsmouth, NH, to relocate the plumbing and heating systems in the Jackson Cottage at the Urban Forestry Center in Portsmouth, NH in the amount of $4,990.  Effective upon G&C approval through February 28, 2007.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#50          Authorized Division of Forests and Lands to enter into a contract with Reagan Electric Company Inc., Portsmouth, NH, for completed electrical work in the Jackson Cottage at the Urban Forestry Center in Portsmouth, NH in the amount of $4,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through February 28, 2007.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#51          Authorized Division of Forests and Lands to renew a membership for the 2007 fiscal year with the National Association of State Foresters, Washington, DC in the amount of $7,000.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% General Funds. 

 

#52          Authorized Division of Parks and Recreation to accept and expend a donation of $100,000 from the Lighthouse Kids of North Hampton for the reconstruction of the Marine Railway at the White Island Light Station in the Isles of Shoals.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Other Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

                                NH FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT

#53          The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Wieczorek, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, and with Councilor Griffin voting no, authorized the request to accept and expend $149,093 in Federal Funds from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Marine Fisheries, Office for Law Enforcement to enforce federal laws and regulations.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#54          Authorized to pay 2007 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. 

 

#55          Authorized to enter into a grant in aid agreement with the City of Nashua, NH, for the closure of the City of Nashua’s Shady Lane Park Landfill in an amount not to exceed $60,234.39.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% General Funds. 

 

#56          Authorized to enter into a grant in aid agreement with the City of Nashua, NH, for the closure of the City of Nashua’s Atherton Park Landfill in an amount not to exceed $22,773.19.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% General Funds. 

 

#57          Authorized to accept and expend $137,515.81 in federal funds from the US Fish and Wildlife Service to administer the Clean Vessel Act program.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.

 

#58          Authorized to accept and expend $75,075 in federal funds from the US Environmental Protection Agency to undertake an engineering evaluation of a regional septage dewatering system with separate solids treatment in conjunction with the Franklin Wastewater Treatment Facility.    100% Federal Funds.  (2)Further Authorized to accept and expend $61,425 in State Revolving Loan funds as required match for the engineering evaluation of a regional septage dewatering system with separate solids treatment in conjunction with the Franklin Wastewater Treatment Facility.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Other Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#59          Authorized to amend a Loan Agreement with the City of Claremont, to finance the upgrade of the existing surface water treatment facility, by increasing the amount by $800,000 from $3,250,000 to $4,050,000.  Effective upon G&C approval.  80% Federal, 20% General Funds. 

 

#60          Authorized to approve an Original Loan Agreement with the City of Rochester to finance water system improvements in the amount of $627,000.  Effective upon G&C approval.  80% Federal, 20% General Funds. 

 

#61          Authorized to amend an agreement with Eastern Pipe Service Inc., Merrimack, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 9-13-06, item #79), to provide video inspection of the outlet pipe dam at Deering Reservoir, by increasing the amount by $1,300 from $12,450 to $13,750.  100% General Funds. 

 

#62          Authorized to amend a retroactive sole source contract with Compass Systems & Programming Inc., Exeter, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 8-31-05, item #115, amended on 5-3-06, item #28), for continued technical support of the underground and aboveground storage tank inspection applications, development of software applications for the Spill Response and Complaint Investigation Section, and the Records Management Unit, by increasing the amount by $96,343 from $172,910 to $269,253, and by extending the contract from September 15, 2006 to September 15, 2007.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#63          Authorized to award Wastewater State Aid Grants in an aggregate amount of $4,756,599 for water pollution control projects.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#64          Authorized NH Fish & Game Department’s request to impact lake bed and bank to construct a public boat ramp and impact wetland to construct a parking area for ramp users on property located at Pleasant Lake in Deerfield.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

                                Division for Children, Youth & Families

#65          Authorized to enter into an agreement with Rockingham Community Action for Child Care Boost services for the Rochester District Office catchment area in an amount not to exceed $34,720.  Effective December 1, 2006 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#66          Authorized to enter into an agreement with Southeastern Regional Education Service Center Inc., for Child Care Boost services for the Nashua District Office catchment area in an amount not to exceed $25,140.  Effective December 1, 2006 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#67          Authorized to enter into an agreement with Southwestern Community Services for Child Care Boost services for the Keene District Office catchment area in an amount not to exceed $18,928.  Effective December 1, 2006 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#68          Authorized to enter into an agreement with Easter Seals New Hampshire Inc., for Child Care Boost services for the Manchester District Office catchment area in an amount not to exceed $55,392.  Effective December 1, 2006 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#69          Authorized to enter into an agreement with Claremont School District for Child Care Boost services for the Claremont District Office catchment area in an amount not to exceed $12,828.  Effective December 1, 2006 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#70          Authorized to enter into an agreement with Rockingham Community Action for Child Care Boost services for the Portsmouth/Salem District Office catchment area in an amount not to exceed $23,336.  Effective December 1, 2006 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#71          Authorized to enter into an agreement with Easter Seals New Hampshire Inc., for Child Care Boost services for the Concord District Office catchment area in an amount not to exceed $25,188.  Effective December 1, 2006 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#72          Authorized to enter into an agreement with Lakes Region Community Services Council for Child Care Boost services for the Conway District Office catchment area in an amount not to exceed $7,336.  Effective December 1, 2006 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#73          Authorized to enter into an agreement with Lakes Region Community Services Council for Child Care Boost services for the Laconia District Office catchment area in an amount not to exceed $16,980.  Effective December 1, 2006 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#73A      Authorized to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the NH Community Technical College – Berlin for Child Care Boost Services for the Berlin/Littleton District Office catchment area in an amount not to exceed $14,952.  Effective December 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Division of Family Assistance

#74          Authorized to accept and expend Federal Temporary Assistance to Needy Families funds in the amount of $3,258,356.  (2)Further Authorized to accept and expend Federal Child Care Development Funds in the amount of $235,036.  (3)Further Authorized to accept and expend Federal Child Care Development Funds in the amount of $1,454,548.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#75          Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with the University System of NH, Durham, NH, to provide nutrition education programs in the amount of $761,699.  Effective retroactive to October 1, 2006 through September 30, 2007.

 

                                Bureau of Human Resource Management

#76          Authorized to pay the amount of $444.99 to Pamela Sayre, Health Promotion Advisor, Division of Public Health Services, for an annual time payout owed to her.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

                                Tobey School

#77          Authorized to accept and expend $61,000 in Other Funds.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Other Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

                                New Hampshire Hospital

#78          Authorized to compensate Steven Silva, a Mental Health Worker in the Patient Care Services area, for time lost while recovering from a work-related injury.

 

                                Office of Community & Public Health

#79          Authorized Office of Minority Health to retroactively accept and expend federal funds in the amount of $272,406 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 July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

                                Division of Public Health Services

#80          Authorized Bureau of Disease Control and Health Statistics to amend an agreement with Macro International Inc., (previously approved by G&C on 1-11-06, item #49), to provide additional Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System asthma call-back questions and completed health surveys, by increasing the price by $31,025 from $437,230 to $468,255.  Effective upon G&C approval through February 15, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#81          Authorized Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to enter into an agreement with Catholic Medical Center, Manchester, NH, to provide statewide Leadership in Abstinence Education Program, in an amount not to exceed $180,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#82          Authorized Maternal and Child Health Section, Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program to enter into an agreement with Kevin Sheehan, Portsmouth, NH, to provide twelve courses at various locations throughout the State of NH regarding lead-safe renovation practices and the EPA Pre-Renovation Rule in an amount not to exceed $7,200.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  50% Federal, 50% Other Funds. 

 

#83          Authorized Bureau of Community Health Services, Community Public Health Development Section to accept and expend federal funds in the amount of $999,808, of which $819,748 if from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and $180,060 is from the Health Resources and Services Administration, primarily to support pandemic and other emergency preparedness planning at the state and regional level.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#84          Authorized Bureau of Disease Control and Health Statistics, Communicable Disease Control Section to amend an agreement with Dragon Mosquito Control Inc., Stratham, NH (previously approved by G&C on 6-23-04, item #171, amended on 6-22-05, item #305), to continue to provide mosquito collection and sorting services to support West Nile Virus and Eastern Equine Encephalitis disease surveillance, by increasing the amount by $11,000 from $150,000 to $161,000.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#85          Authorized Bureau of Disease Control and Health Statistics to accept and expend other funds in the amount of $26,400 from the Northern New England Poison Center to fund the Poison Center Data Project.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#86          Authorized Bureau Disease Control and Health Statistics to accept and expend other funds in the amount of $7,500 from the National Alliance on Mental Illness, NH to fund five questions on the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Survey.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Other Funds. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE BOARD OF ACCOUNTANCY

#87          The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding authorized the request to reclassify position #42762 Administrative Assistant I, labor grade 16 (step 1 - $27,378) to a Supervisor III, labor grade 23 (step 1 - $36,621).  100% General Funds. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE BOARD OF PHARMACY

#88          The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Wieczorek, seconded by Councilor Burton authorized the request to enter into a lease agreement with McCarthy Properties, West Wareham, MA, for office space, Concord, NH, in the amount of $138,948.96.  Effective December 1, 2006 through November 30, 2011.  80% General, 20% Other Funds. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE VETERANS HOME

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#89          Authorized to reclassify position #42713, Switchboard Operator II, labor grade 11, to a Executive Secretary, labor grade 11.

 

#90          Authorized to retroactively pay Lynn Hardy, increment wages that were not processed from September 23, 2005 to June 31, 2006 in the amount of $611.06, which includes holiday pay.  24.56% State, 38.04% Federal, 37.40% Other Funds. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION COMMISSION

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#91          Authorized to award a $13,000 grant to Saint Anselm 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, 2007.  100% General Funds. 

 

#92          Authorized to award a $6,000 grant to Colby-Sawyer 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, 2007.  100% General Funds. 

 

#93          Authorized to award a $5,000 grant to McIntosh 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, 2007.  100% General Funds. 

 

#94          Authorized to award a $24,000 grant to Southern NH University 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, 2007.  100% General Funds. 

 

#95          Authorized to accept and expend additional revenue in the amount of $2,000 in Out-of-State Travel.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#96          Authorized to reclassify position #13325 Program Assistant II, labor grade 15, to a Program Specialist III, labor grade 23.  Effective October 27, 2006.  100% Other Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#97          Authorized to enter into a contract with Kevin Johnson, New London, NH, School Improvement Coach, to provide technical assistance in English Language arts and/or reading to selected schools and districts to raise student achievement to meet state performance targets in an amount not to exceed $10,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#98          Authorized to hold an awards banquet to recognize the NH Teacher of the Year Finalists, the NH Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching Recipients, and the NH Milken National Educator in an amount not to exceed $4,264.60.  (2)Further Authorized to enter into a contract with the Radisson Hotel Manchester, NH, to provide the necessary conference facilities, and food service for the banquet for up to 150 attendees on December 7, 2006 in an amount not to exceed $4,264.60 as part of the cost above.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#99          Authorized to accept and expend additional revenue to fund apprenticeship training programs in the amount of $313,342.99.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Other Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#100        Authorized to budget and expend carryover grant funds for use in local adult education programs in the amount of $208,765 from the US Department of Education.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

                                NH COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE SYSTEM

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#101        Authorized NHCTC – Nashua to enter into a contract with Andruskevich Photography, Nashua, NH for the purpose of providing photography services in the amount of $14,400.  Effective upon G&C approval through  June 30, 2009.  42% General, 58% Other Funds. 

 

#102        Authorized to enter into a contract with Pump Systems Inc., Franklin, NH, for the purpose of sewage pump inspection services in the amount of $12,900.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  34% General, 66% Other Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#103        Authorized Division of State Police to enter into a $6,060 sole source contract with Green Mountain Communications Inc., Wolfeboro Falls, NH for the assembly and installation of a previously purchased twenty-foot section of a radio tower.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 5, 2007.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#104        Authorized Division of State Police to accept and expend a $21,923.88 grant from the NH Highway Safety Agency entitled “NH State Police Laser Radars (6)” for the purpose of purchasing six additional laser radar units with one being assigned to each of the six troop areas.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#105        Authorized Division of Fire Safety to accept the donation of one four year old female black Labrador retriever from Investigator John Southwell, valued at $1,200 and meets the criteria for a hydrocarbon detection canine.

 

#106        Authorized Division of Fire Safety to accept the donation of one 20-month old female black Labrador retriever from Investigator Michael Stark, valued at $1,200 and meets the criteria for a hydrocarbon detection canine.

 

#107        Authorized Division of Motor Vehicles to enter into a contract with Jeanne Vashaw, Berlin, NH, for the purpose of providing janitorial services for the DMV office located in Berlin, NH in the amount of $37,050.  Effective January 1, 2007 through December 31, 2011.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#108        Authorized Division of Motor Vehicles to enter into a contract with Graf Bros Leasing Inc., Salisbury, MA, for the rental of up to thirty storage containers for the Motorcycle Rider Program in the amount of $78,050.  Effective July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2012.  100% Agency Income. 

 

#109        Authorized Division of Fire Standards and Emergency Medical Services to transfer $24,700 from the Fire and EMS fund for the establishment of a Program Assistant II position that will oversee and manage course registrations and certification issuance. (2)Further Authorized Division of Fire Standards and Emergency Medical Services to establish a Program Assistant II, LG 15, 37.5 hours per week, the position will oversee and manage course registrations and certification issuance.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#110        Authorized Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, Bureau of Emergency Management to establish a new Clerk IV position, labor grade 12, to provide additional administrative support to the technical hazards section.  (2)Further Authorized Bureau of Emergency Management to accept and expend additional $22,031 to fund a full time Clerk IV, LG 12, to provide additional administrative support to the technical hazards section.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  35% Federal, 38% Seabrook Station, 16% Vermont Yankee, 11% Fire and EMS Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#111        Authorized Division of Motor Vehicles to accept and expend a federal grant entitled “Safety Data Improvement Funding” from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration in the amount of $125,790.54 to perform large truck and safety reporting.  (2)Further Authorized Division of Motor Vehicles to establish six part-time temporary Word Processor Operator I positions, LG 9 to enter Commercial Motor Vehicles crash data for uploading to FMCSA from SafetyNet.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Federal Fund.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#112        Authorized Division of Fire Standards and Training and Emergency Medial Services to transfer funds in the amount of $428,000 for the anticipated needs in the operation for Fiscal Year 2007.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Fire & EMS Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#113        Authorized Division of State Police to accept and expend a $74,752.37 grant from the NH Highway Safety Agency entitled “NH State Police Enforcement Patrols” for overtime for patrols during the times when violations are most prevalent in specific areas as detailed in letter dated October 13, 2006.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Other Funds.  Fiscal committee approved. 

 

#114        Authorized Division of Fire Standards and Training and Emergency Medical Services to transfer funds in the amount of $14,000 from existing appropriations to align the funding to meet current demands.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.   100% Fire and EMS Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#115        Authorized Division of Motor Vehicles to accept and expend $493,614 from the US Department of Justice, Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, for the purpose of purchasing and implementing a DMV statewide document scanning and verification capability for assessing the authenticity of driver licenses by law enforcement, and other breeder documents required for obtaining an initial drivers license.  (2)Further Authorized to hire consultants for the implementation of a DMV statewide document scanning and verification capability for assessing the authenticity of driver licenses by law enforcement, and other breeder documents required for obtaining an initial drivers license.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#115A    Authorized Division of Safety Services to enter into a $25,000 sole source contract with the NH Radio Network, Hooksett, NH, for the purpose of providing a winter promotional package designed especially for the Department of Safety, Division of Safety Services, Boater Education program.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 30, 2007.  100% Navigation Safety Fund. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#116        Authorized to reclassify position #17207, Secretary II, labor grade 9, to Engineering Technician II, labor grade 13.

 

#117        Authorized to enter into a contract with Hometown Forecast Services Inc., Nashua, NH, for providing statewide weather forecasting services in the amount of $8,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 30, 2007.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#118        Authorized to accept and place on file the Monthly Equipment Acquisition Plan status report for the period ending October 31, 2006.

 

#119        WITHDRAWN – The agency withdrew the request to accept and expend up to $200,000 from various State agencies and other tenants for use and occupancy of building space at the Stickney Avenue facility in Concord.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Other Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#120        Authorized to retroactively accept and expend $74,228 in federal highway safety funds from the NH Highway Safety Agency for purposes of conducting highway safety related radio public service announcements.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  (2)Further Authorized to enter into a retroactive sole source contract with the NH Association of Broadcasters in the amount of $70,000 for the production and airing of highway safety-related radio announcements.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2007.  100% Federal Pass through Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#121        Authorized to enter into agreements with the NH Regional Planning Commissions as detailed in letter dated November 1, 2006, for the purpose of providing planning assistance to the 26 communities participating in the Community Technical Assistance program in the amount of $1,023,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 15, 2008.  80% Federal, 20% Highway Funds. 

 

#122        Authorized Bureau of Bridge Design to perform emergency repairs to the Sarah Mildred Long Bridge (US Route 1 Bypass) over the Piscataqua River between Portsmouth, NH and Kittery, ME with a total estimated cost of $700,000. 

 

#123        Authorized Bureau of Right of Way petition for a hearing on alterations to the NH Route 101 Intersection with Hardy Road and Jenkins Road in the Town of Bedford with a suggested budget of $6,903.

 

#124        Authorized with Councilor Griffin voting no, Bureau of Right of Way to pay various owners $453,921.95 as documented in the Contemplated Awards List for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from October 27, 2006 through November 6, 2006.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#125        Authorized Bureau of Finance and Contracts to pay Small Claims for individual amounts less than $600 for the period of January 1, 2007 through March 31, 2007.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#126        Authorized Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into an agreement with Jalbert Leasing Inc., Portsmouth, NH, to make facility and security camera repairs and improvements for an amount not to exceed $49,215.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2007.  55% Federal, 45% Highway Funds. 

 

#127        Authorized Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into an agreement with the Plymouth & Lincoln Railroad Corporation to perform repairs to the state-owned Flying Yankee train in an amount not to exceed $75,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#128        Authorized Bureau of Highway Maintenance (Well Section) to enter into a contract with Skillings & Sons Inc, Hollis, NH, for the construction of a drilled well and pump on the property of Mike Curley, Boscawen, NH, in the amount of $19,303.50.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 31, 2007. 

 

#129        Authorized Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into an operating agreement with Concord Coach Lines Inc., Concord, NH, to operate the Concord Intermodal Facility, Concord, NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 15, 2011.

 

#130        Authorized Bureau of Highway Maintenance (Well Section) to enter into a contract with Skillings & Sons Inc., Hollis, NH, for the construction of a drilled well and pump on the property of Pam Austin, Brookline, NH, in the amount of $19,450.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2006.

#131                                                                        TUITION REQUESTS

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

 

A.             COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE -. Request permission to pay Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH, the sum of $1,192.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Paul Ambrose, Distance Education Director, in the course entitled “Planning in Education”.

B.             EDUCATION - Request permission to pay Assumption College, Worcester, MA, the sum of $4,440.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Jessica Petrella, Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor I, in the courses entitled “Vocational Evaluation”, “Group Work” and “Internship Seminar”.

C.             NH HOSPITAL - Request permission to pay the University of New Hampshire, Manchester, NH, the sum of $753.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Anne Marie Durant, Registered Nurse II, in the course entitled “Community Health Nursing II: Individuals, Families, and Aggregates/and Clinical”.

D.             NH HOSPITAL - Request permission to pay the University of New Hampshire, Manchester, NH, the sum of $753.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Kathleen S. Cummings, Nurse Specialist, in the course entitled “Community Health Nursing II: Individuals, Families, and Aggregates/and Clinical”.

E.             NH LOTTERY - Request permission to pay Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH, the sum of $1,392.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Kassie Strong, Chief Accountant, in the course entitled “Quantitative Analysis”.

F.             PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION - Request permission to pay Daniel Webster College, Nashua, NH, the sum of $1,500.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Robyn J. Descoteau, PUC Examiner, in the course entitled “Applied Techniques in Organizational Behavior”.

 

Requested Tuition Total :  $10,030.00

 

ITEMS REMOVED FROM TABLE

The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Wieczorek, seconded by Councilor Pignatelli voted to remove item #179 Letter J - which was tabled at the November 15, 2006 Meeting

 

#179                                                                        TUITION REQUESTS

The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Wieczorek, seconded by Councilor Burton, and with Councilor Griffin voting no, voted to approve the request:

 

J.             TRANSPORTATION - Request permission to pay the Boston University, Boston, MA, the sum of $4,968.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Ram Maddali, Civil Engineer VI, in the course entitled “Module 1: Value Creation and Performance Measurement”.

 

 

 

Next Governor and Executive Council meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, December 12, 2006 at 10:00 a.m. at The State House, Concord, NH.

 

The Honorable Board then Adjourned