GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MINUTES

                                                                                State House, Concord, New Hampshire

                                                                                December 12, 2006, 10:30 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 Griffin, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, accepted the minutes of November 29, 2006.

 

The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding approved the appointment of several persons nominated for Civil Commissions from the November 29, 2006 meeting.

 

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

 

The following representatives-elect were sworn into office:

 

Hillsborough County District No. 3

Stephen P. Spratt, d, Greenville (P.O. Box 168) 03048

 

Hillsborough County District No. 4

Jennifer Daler, d, Temple (P.O. Box 22) 03084

 

Hillsborough County District No. 23

Mary Gorman, d, Nashua (44 ½ Amherst Street) 03064

 

Hillsborough County District No. 19

Robert L’Heureux, r, Merrimack (94 Back River Road) 03054

 

Hillsborough County District No. 27

Peter R. Goyette, Jr., r, Hudson (6 Linda Street) 03051

 

Merrimack County District No. 9

James H. Oliver, r, Hooksett (1465 Hooksett Road #119) 03106

 

Rockingham County District No. 4

Marilinda Garcia, r, Salem (23 School Street) 03079

 

RESIGNATIONS

State Conservation Committee

Peter J. Blakeman, North Sutton                                                                        Effective:  Upon acceptance

 

CONFIRMATIONS

The Governor and Council confirmed the following:

 

Board of Accountancy

(Certified Public Accountant)

Wayne B. Geher, Concord                                                                                  Effective:  December 12, 2006

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

 

Air Resources Council

(General Public)

Linda Garrish Thomas, Manchester                                                                  Effective:  December 12, 2006

Reappointment                                                                                                     Term:  December 6, 2010

 

Business Finance Authority

Howard W. Keegan, Manchester                                                                      Effective:  December 12, 2006

Reappointment                                                                                                     Term:  November 3, 2009

 

Business Finance Authority

(Regional Planning)

Michael J. King, North Haverhill                                                                       Effective:  December 12, 2006

Reappointment                                                                                                     Term:  November 3, 2009

 

Business Finance Authority

Katherine Williams Kane, New Castle                                                              Effective:  December 12, 2006

Reappointment                                                                                                     Term:  November 3, 2009

 

Community Development Finance Authority

(Banking)

Janet A. Brewer, Peterborough                                                                          Effective:  December 12, 2006

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

 

Compensation Appeals Board

(Attorney)

Timothy S. Wheelock, Portsmouth                                                                   Effective:  December 12, 2006

Reappointment                                                                                                     Term:  November 15, 2009

 

State Historical Records Advisory Board

Elizabeth Hamlin-Morin, Dunbarton                                                                 Effective:  December 12, 2006

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:  December 12, 2006

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:  December 12, 2006

Reappointment                                                                                                     Term:  December 10, 2011

 

Judicial Retirement Plan Board of Trustees

Jack R. Hutton, Concord                                                                                     Effective:  December 12, 2006

Reappointment                                                                                                     Term:  October 22, 2009

 

Advisory Committee on Marine Fisheries

Esther Kennedy, Portsmouth                                                                             Effective:  December 12, 2006

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:  December 12, 2006

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

 

 

                                GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL

The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Wieczorek, seconded by Councilor Spaulding authorized Governor and Council resolution naming the buildings comprising the offices, classrooms and physical training areas occupied by the Police Standards and Training Council on Institute Drive in Concord, NH, the Arthur D. Kehas Criminal Justice Training Facility and Campus.

 

                        BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY

#1            The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Wieczorek, seconded by Councilor Burton authorized the request to accept and place on file the Business Finance Authority's annual financial statements for FY 2006.

 

                                COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#2            Authorize to amend a grant with the City of Keene, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 3-8-06, item #3), for conducting an architectural study of the Tilden School, by extending the end date from December 31, 2006 through June 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#3            Authorize to enter into an agreement with the Town of Derry, NH, for the purpose of creating a community subsurface disposal system in order to eliminate a threat to public health and safety in the Running Brook Cooperative in the amount of $84,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                OFFICE OF ENERGY AND PLANNING

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#4            Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with North Country Council Inc., Bethlehem, NH, for the purpose of providing funding for the administrative support of the North Country Council Inc., in the amount of $25,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2007.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#5            Authorize to accept and expend private funds in the amount of $8,000 from The Robert and Dorothy Goldberg Charitable Foundation for the research, design, and construction of an education exhibit and production of collateral materials about the White Mountain School of Art.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#6            Authorize to accept and expend federal funds in the amount of $6,750 from the US Department of Energy for the Industrial Energy Efficiency Partnership program.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#7            Authorize to enter into a sole source retroactive contract with the Institute for Community, Business and the NH Economy, Concord, NH, for marketing and hosting a regional energy efficiency and renewable energy conference on July 25, 2006 in the amount of $6,229.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#8            Authorize to enter into a contract with the NH Minority Health Coalition, Manchester, NH, for the purpose of conducting cultural competency trainings in the Manchester School District in the amount of $4,818.   Effective upon G&C approval through August 14, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#9            Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with the University of NH, Department of Resource Economics and Development, Durham, NH, for the purpose of conducting a Phase II stakeholder group survey for the Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan in the amount of $3,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#10          Authorize to amend a sole source contract with Tri-County Community Action Program Inc., Berlin, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 9-27-06, item #9), for the Fuel Assistance Program, by increasing the amount by $1,414,229 from $2,151,957 to $3,566,186.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#11          Authorize to amend  a sole source contract with Strafford County Community Action Committee Inc., Dover, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 9-27-06, item #8), for the Fuel Assistance Program, by increasing the amount by $690,493 from $1,065,083 to $1,755,576.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#12          Authorize to amend  a sole source contract with Southwestern Community Services Inc., Keene, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 9-27-06, item #7), for the Fuel Assistance Program, by increasing the amount by $849,545 from $1,309,572 to $2,159,117.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#13          Authorize to amend  a sole source contract with Southern NH Services Inc., Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 9-27-06, item #6), for the Fuel Assistance Program, by increasing the amount by $2,283,393 from $3,405,664 to $5,689,057.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#14          Authorize to amend  a sole source contract with Rockingham Community Action Inc., Portsmouth, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 9-27-06, item #5), for the Fuel Assistance Program, by increasing the amount by $870,528 from $1,340,723 to $2,211,251.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#15          Authorize to amend  a sole source contract with Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 9-27-06, item #4), for the Fuel Assistance Program, by increasing the amount by $1,180,639 from $1,797,260 to $2,977,899.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                OFFICE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

#16          The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Wieczorek, seconded by Councilor Burton with Councilor Pignatelli voting no, authorized the request to enter into a sole source retroactive contract with Software House International Inc., Paxton, MA, for software and peripheral services, including support services and maintenance, to sustain day-to-day operational needs of agencies within the State of NH in the amount of $307,240.  Effective August 1, 2006 through August 30, 2008.  100% Other Funds. 

 

                                CONNECTICUT RIVER VALLEY RESOURCE COMMISSION

#16A      The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Pignatelli authorized the request to enter into an agreement with the Connecticut River Joint Commissions, Charlestown, NH, to support the equivalent of one full-time staff person in the amount of $39,285.  Effective December 12, 2006 through June 30, 2007.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                OFFICE OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#17          Authorize Craig E. Bennett, Dupage, IL, be nominated for promotion to the rank of Colonel, NH Army National Guard.  This officer will meet all prerequisites for this grade on January 26, 2007, having been found to be physically, mentally, and professionally qualified.

 

#18          NOT USED

 

#19          Authorize Jennifer E. Haggard, Hanscom AFB, MA, be nominated for appointment to the rank of Major, NH Army National Guard.  This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade having been found to be physically, mentally, morally, and professionally qualified.

 

#20          Authorize Richard D. Lynch, Jaffrey, NH, be nominated for promotion to the rank of Major, Governor’s Horse Guards.

 

#21          Authorize William R. Neville Jr., Monroe, ME, be confirmed to the rank of Major, NH Army National Guard.

 

#22          Authorize to accept and expend monetary contributions received during the period of October 6, 2006 through October 23, 2006 in the amount of $830 for the NH State Veterans Cemetery to be used for the betterment of the cemetery.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#23          Authorize to accept donations of screened loam, computer services, equipment repair, bricks, and monument engravings for a memorial walkway in the amount of $5,748.99 for the NH State Veterans Cemetery to be used for the betterment of the cemetery.

 

#23A      Authorize the individuals as detailed in letter dated December 8, 2006, be commissioned as Aides-de-Camp to the Governor.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#24          Authorize to accept and place on file the Report and Findings of Councilor Ruth L. Griffin with regard to refinancing of certain existing indebtedness in connection with The River Woods Company, Exeter, NH.

 

#25          Authorize to accept one Christmas tree from the Sibgo Tree Co., of Colebrook, NH. This tree will be placed at the Bridges House in Concord, NH.

 

#26          Authorize to accept one Christmas tree from Mountain Star Farms in Woodsville, NH.  This tree will be placed in the Governor and Council Chambers at the State House.

 

#27          Authorize to accept and place on file the adjustments to agency’s quarterly allotments for the period through September 30, 2006.

 

#28          Authorize to reclassify position #18011, Human Resources Specialist II, labor grade 24, to Administrator IV, labor grade 33.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#29          Authorize Bureau of Court Facilities to enter into a lease extension with the City of Berlin, NH, for space located at the Berlin District Court for a total amount not to exceed $40,111.68.  Effective May 1, 2007 through April 30, 2008.

 

#30          Authorize Bureau of Court Facilities to enter into a nine-month hold over amendment with the Town of Goffstown, Goffstown, NH, for office and courtroom space for a total cost not to exceed $26,380.62.  Effective April 1, 2007 through December 31, 2007.  100% Transfer Funds. 

 

#31          Authorize Bureau of Court Facilities to enter into a contract with William A Renaud Jr. Trucking, Inc., South Berwick, ME, for snow and ice removal services at the Portsmouth District Court for an amount not to exceed $49,455.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 30, 2009.  100% Transfer Funds. 

 

#32          Authorize Bureau of Court Facilities to enter into a contract with Lance Williams, Tuftonboro, NH, for snow and ice removal services at the Carroll County Courthouse for an amount not to exceed $39,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 30, 2009.  100% Transfer Funds. 

 

#33          Authorize Bureau of Court Facilities to enter into a contract with Taurus Excavation, Atkinson, NH, for snow and ice removal services at the Rockingham County District Court for an amount not to exceed $57,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 30, 2009.  100% Transfer Funds. 

 

#34          WITHDRAWN – The Agency withdrew the request of the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into an agreement with McFarland – Johnson Inc., Binghamton, NY, for Professional Services for the Design of the NH State Office Park South, Phase I Roadway Design and Parking Improvements, Concord, NH, for a total cost not to exceed $249,900.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% General Funds. 

 

#35          Authorize Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into an agreement with SMRT Inc., Portland, ME, for Professional Services for the Design of the M&S Building Renovations, Concord, NH, for an amount not to exceed $484,200.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2008.  100% General Funds. 

 

#36          Authorize Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Beloin Construction Inc., Rochester, NH, for New London Patrol and Salt Shed/Highway Maintenance Facility, New London, NH, for a total price not to exceed $1,504,273.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 1, 2007.  (2)Further authorize the amount of $25,000 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction for engineering services provided.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#36A      Authorize to accept and place on file the list of agency transfers authorized for Fiscal Year 2007 during the month of November.

 

#36B       Authorize a Working Capital Warrant in the amount of $390,000,000 to cover expenditures for the Month of January 2007.  (2)Further authorize a Working Capital Warrant reporting expenditures of $293,549,202.95 for the Month of November and recommends the balance of $146,450,797.05 be lapsed.

 

                                TREASURY DEPARTMENT

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#37          Authorize to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated and the State Treasurer to issue checks in the amount of $8,994.24 to the rightful owners of abandoned or unclaimed funds.  100% General Funds. 

 

#38          Authorize to proceed with the sale and issuance of up to $75 million of general obligation bonds through a competitive process which will permit the State Treasurer to proceed with the negotiated sale and issuance of up to $150 million of general obligation refunding bonds to refund outstanding bonds to produce net present value debt service savings of at least three percent of the par value of the refunded bonds.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF STATE

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#39          Authorize to accept and place on file the Annual Report for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006.

 

#39A      Authorize to accept and place on file the return of votes cast at the biennial election held on November 7, 2006 in the several towns and wards of the State for Representatives in Congress from the First and Second Districts and the proposed amendments to the New Hampshire Constitution.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL RESOURCES

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#40          Authorize NH State Library to make a one time payment to COSLINE, for the Cooperative Library Services and Technology Act Evaluation in the amount of $23,900.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#41          Authorize Division of Arts to award The Moving Dance Company, Keene, three separate grants totaling $22,450.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  36% General, 64% Federal Funds. 

 

#42          Authorize to award a Conservation Number Plate Grant in the amount of $3,400 to the Town of Deerfield for the James Portrait Repair at the Philbrick-James Library.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#43          Authorize Division of Arts to award a Cultural Facility Grant and an ArtLinks Grant to Haverhill Heritage Inc totaling $12,660.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  54% Federal, 46% Other Funds. 

 

#44          Authorize Division of the Arts to award Operating Grants to the organizations as detailed in letter dated November 20, 2006, totaling $35,400.  100% General Funds. 

 

#44A      Authorize Division of Historical Resources to enter into a contract with Elizabeth Durfee Hengen, Concord, NH, for the preparation of an inventory of the Hersey Farm to determine if it is eligible for the State Register in the amount of $2,475.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  50% General, 50% Federal Funds. 

 

                                JOINT BOARD OF LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION

#45          The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Wieczorek authorized the request to reclassify position #11348 Secretary II, labor grade 9, step 1 salary - $20,728.50, to a Program Assistant I, labor grade 12 step 1 salary - $23,302.50.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                ATTORNEY GENERAL

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#46          Authorize to reappoint Jeffery A. Strelzin as an Assistant Attorney General for a five year term effective December 28, 2006 through December 28, 2011.

 

#47          Authorize to designate Lucy H. Jankowski as an attorney at a salary of $61,000 effective December 30, 2006.

 

#48          Authorize to conduct a multidisciplinary training for professionals from around the State entitled “Technology and Stalking” to be held on January 30, 2007 at the Radisson Hotel in Manchester, NH, at a cost not to exceed $10,896.  (2)Further authorize to accept and expend registration fees for the training above in the amount of $35 from each of an estimated 170 participants for a total amount not to exceed $5,950 to help defray the cost of the training and facility expenses.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2007.  (3)Further authorize to enter into an agreement with the Radisson Hotel Manchester for the necessary conference facilities and food services in an amount not to exceed $8,296 as part of the cost above.  Effective upon G&C approval through February 28, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                EMPLOYMENT SECURITY

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#49          Authorize to enter into a contract with Charlestown Property Maintenance Specialists LLC, Charlestown, NH, for snow plowing and removal services at NHES’s Claremont local office in the amount of $6,300.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#50          Authorize to enter into a contract with Hampshire Fire Protection Co., Inc., Londonderry, NH for fire extinguisher maintenance services at NHES offices statewide in an amount not to exceed $6,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                INSURANCE DEPARTMENT

#51          The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding authorized the request to accept and place on file the Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2006.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#52          Authorize to enter into a contract with Brigade Fire Protection Inc., Boscawen, NH, for inspection, testing and repair of the sprinkler systems of the NH Department of Corrections facilities as detailed in letter dated November 27, 2006, in the amount of $96,026.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.

 

#53          Authorize the reclassification of various positions as detailed in letter dated November 29, 2006.  100% General Funds. 

 

#54          Authorize to enter into a lease agreement with Riverside Properties Nashua Inc., Nashua, NH, for office space, for the purposes of housing a Probation/Parole District Office for a total cost not to exceed $311,623.92.  Effective December 19, 2006 through December 18, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#55          Authorize to reclassify position #12861 Corrections Unit Manager, labor grade 24, to an Administrator III, labor grade 31.  100% General Funds. 

 

#56          Authorize to accept a donation from Child and Family Services, Manchester, NH, of building supplies with a total value of $7,000.

 

#57          Authorize to accept and expend a grant from the US Department of Justice in the amount of $12,284.67 to support the “High Visibility, High Intensity” initiative for the City of Manchester, by providing certified Probation/Parole Officers to increase the officer presence in the City of Manchester.  Effective retroactive to August 10, 2006 through October 7, 2006.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#58          Authorize to amend a contract with James Foster and Associates Ltd., Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 11-16-05, item #41), for mental health treatment services to male and female parolees previously residing in and returning to Manchester, NH, under the supervision of the NH Department of Corrections, by retroactively extending the end date from June 30, 2006 to December 31, 2006, and by amending the amount from $2,000,000 to $250,000.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#59          Authorize to amend a sole source contract with The Way Home Inc., Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 12-7-05, item #39), for housing assistance and education services to male and female parolees previously residing in and returning to Manchester, NH, under the supervision of the NH Department of Corrections, by retroactively extending the end date from June 30, 2006 to December 31, 2006, and by amending the amount from $2,000,000 to $1,000,000 with an umbrella amount of $1,000,000.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#60          Authorize to amend a contract with David Cantagallo and RTT Associates, Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 12-21-05, item #50), for substance abuse treatment services to male and female parolees previously residing in and returning to Manchester, NH, under the supervision of the NH Department of Corrections, by retroactively extending the end date from June 30, 2006 to December 31, 2006, and by amending the amount from $2,000,000 to $250,000.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                LIQUOR COMMISSION

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#61          Authorize to accept and expend Sweepstakes Incentive Award Funds from the MUSL, Des Moines, IA, in the amount of $100.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#62          Authorize to enter into a contract with Jay McKenna Cleaning Services Inc., Merrimack, NH, to provide professional janitorial services at the Administrative Office, Concord, NH, in a total amount of $92,610.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 31, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

#63          Authorize to amend a sole source contract with Ed’s Pallet Repair, Bow, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 2-11-04, item #21), for pallet repair at the Liquor Commission Warehouse, Concord, NH, by increasing the amount from $18,750 to $31,250, and increase of $12,500, and by extending the date through December 30, 2008.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#64          Authorize with Councilor Spaulding voting no, to accept a donation of six tradeshows from Public Services of NH valued at $42,625.

 

#65          Authorize to accept a donation of two tradeshows/conferences from the NH Economic Development Association valued at $3,290. 

 

#66          Authorize Division of Forests and Lands to accept from the Town of Colebrook, a conservation easement of approximately 30 acres abutting Beaver Brook Falls Natural Area in Colebrook, NH.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#67          Authorize Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a contract with Pickering Marine Corp. Portsmouth, NH, to reconstruct the Boatways Landing Structure at the White Island Light Station in the Isles of Shoals in the amount of $144,875.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 31, 2007.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#68          Authorize Division of Parks and Recreation  to enter into a memorandum of understanding with The Student Conservation Association, Charlestown, NH, for the completion of park projects as assigned by the Department in exchange for the use of Spruce Pond Camp in Bear Brook State Park.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2007.

 

#69          Authorize Division of Parks and Recreation, Cannon Mountain Ski Area to enter into a sole source contract with Siriusware Inc., Taos, NM, for ticket sales and credit card processing software upgrade implementation in the amount of $6,300.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#70          Authorize Trails Bureau to award a grant to The Little Monadnock family Trail OHRV Club, Troy, NH, for Grant-in-Aid Trail Maintenance in the amount of $24,477.60.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 1, 2007.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#71          Authorize Trails Bureau to amend a Grant-In-Aid to the Lake Sunapee Snowmobile Club, Newbury, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 7-19-06, item #83), by extending the completion date to April 1, 2007 from January 1, 2007.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#72          Authorize Trails Bureau to enter into a Land Use Agreement with Twitchell Heirs, c/o Thomas Carey, Rochester, NH, to construct and maintain snowmobile trails for five winter seasons in the amount of $5,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2011.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#73          Authorize Trails Bureau to enter into Grant-In-Aid Trail Maintenance (Winter Trail Grooming) with the OHRV Clubs as detailed in letter dated December 12, 2006, in the total amount of $1,423,691.05.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 1, 2007.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#74          Authorize Division of Travel and Tourism to award grants to the organizations as detailed in letter dated December 12, 2006, in the total amount of $22,813.97 for their 2006/2007 out of state marketing projects under the Joint Promotional Program.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% General Funds. 

 

#75          Authorize Division of Travel and Tourism Development to award grants to the organizations as detailed in letter dated December 12, 2006, in the total amount of $5,000 for their 2006/2007 in-state marketing projects under the Joint Promotional Program.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#76          Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with Macro International Inc., Burlington, VT, and to reimburse NHFG up to $26,132 for collection of information on catch by NH marine recreational anglers.  (2)Further authorize to accept and expend an estimated $26,132 for the above performed services.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#77          Authorize to accept the fee title transfer of five properties, totaling 107.5 acres with a total market value of $726,400 from The Nature Conservancy.  (2)Further authorize to accept a conservation easement transfer of one property totaling 14.74 acres with a total easement value of $135,000, from The Nature Conservancy.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#78          Authorize to pay 2007 membership dues to the Association of State Drinking Water Administrators, Washington, DC in the amount of $6,000.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#79          Authorize to amend a Public Water System Emergency Interconnection grant to the Nashua Regional Planning Commission, Nashua, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 2-8-06, item #39), to complete a project to better protect public water supplies by conducting mutual aid studies, by extending the date to September 30, 2007 from December 31, 2006.

 

#80          Authorize to retroactively amend a $497,100 grant from the Environmental Protection Agency (previously approved by G&C on 11-10-04, item #56), for research on the exotic aquatic plant, variable milfoil, by extending the date from September 30, 2006 to May 31, 2007.  (2)Further authorize to retroactively amend a $498,491 grant from the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (previously approved by G&C on 11-10-04, item #56), for research on the exotic aquatic plant, variable milfoil, by extending the date from September 30, 2006 to May 31, 2007.  (3)Further authorize to retroactively amend a cooperative project agreement with the US Geological Survey, Pembroke, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 9-21-05, item #92), to allow for additional time for experimentation, data processing, and writing of the final report for this research project, by extending the date from September 30, 2006 to May 31, 2007.  (4)Further authorize to retroactively amend a cooperative project agreement with the University System of NH, Office of Sponsored Research, Durham, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 5-4-05, item #71), to allow for additional time for experimentation, data processing, and writing of the final report for this research project, by extending the date from September 30, 2006 to May 31, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#81          Authorize to enter into a Joint Funding Agreement with the US Geological Survey, US Department of the Interior, Pembroke, NH, to determine a benthic index of biological integrity at selected sites in the Exeter River Watershed, to support aquatic life use designations in the amount of $8,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#82          Authorize to amend a contract with Transformer Service Inc., Concord, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-23-04, item #135), for unscheduled repair services at the Franklin Wastewater Treatment Facility, by increasing the price limitation by $2,500 from $16,145 to $18,645.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#83          Authorize to amend a memorandum of agreement with the US Geological Survey, Pembroke, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-21-06, Late Item #K, amended on 8-23-06, item #64), to continue the study of the effects of road salt on groundwater quality in the vicinity of the I-93 roadway in southern NH, by increasing the amount by $15,000 from $96,700 to $111,700.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2007.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#84          Authorize to award a Businesses United for Water Security Installation grant to the Town of Lancaster, NH, to complete a project to protect drinking water from contamination, in the amount of $4,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#85          Authorize to amend a Local Source Water Protection grant award to the Town of Hooksett, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 10-21-05, item #37), to complete a project to protect drinking water from contamination, by extending the completion date to June 30, 2007 from December 31, 2006.

 

#86          Authorize to award a Businesses United for Water Security Installation grant to the Central Hooksett Water Precinct, Hooksett, NH, to complete a project to protect drinking water from contamination, in the amount of $9,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#87          Authorize to award a Businesses United for Water Security Installation grant to the City of Franklin, NH, to complete a project to protect drinking water from contamination, in the amount of $4,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#88          Authorize to accept a gift to the State of parcel of land in Belmont from its owners, Peter Fleischhacker and the Nel Benett 1995 Revocable Trust, at no cost to the State.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#89          Authorize to accept and expend $14,423 in federal funds from the US Environmental Protection Agency, to conduct an outreach effort that provides improved communication women of childbearing age to correct the risk perception regarding mercury and fish consumption.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2008.

 

#90          Authorize Blye Hill Landing Homeowners Association’s request to permanently remove an existing permanent walkway over public waters, permanently remove an existing seasonal dock, relocate rocks posing hazard to navigation and construct three permanent piling docks connected by a permanent walkway in a “W” configuration, install four, 3 piling ice clusters, and install 9 tie off piles on property located at Lake Sunapee in Newbury.

 

#91          Authorize with Councilor Spaulding and Councilor Pignatelli voting no, Moore to the Point Revocable Trust’s request to dredge lakebed and excavate shoreline to construct a dug in boathouse, reset 6 boulders on the existing breakwater, and install two bumper piles adjacent to the walkway to the dock on frontage on property located at the Lake Winnipesaukee in Alton.

 

#92          Authorize with Councilor Spaulding and Councilor Pignatelli voting no, Michael & Wendy Tata’s request to remove abandoned crib material, deck, and a seasonal pier; dredge lakebed, excavate shoreline, and temporarily disturb bank and shoreline to construct a dug-in boathouse with 3 interior slips on frontage on property located on Advent Cove at Lake Winnipesaukee in Meredith.

 

#92A      Authorize to enter into a retroactive cooperative project agreement with the University System of NH, Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH, for the purpose of milfoil research into the potential effects of herbicide treatment on lake chemistry and biology in the amount of $34,062.  Effective June 1, 2006 through December 31, 2007.  (2)Further authorize to award an advance payment in the amount of $15,000 to Plymouth State University in accordance with the terms of the grant agreement.  100% Other Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#93          Authorize to grant funds in accordance with the Carl D. Perkins Vocational Education Act to Strafford County Department of Corrections to assist in the operation of their approved vocational education programs for male offenders in the amount of $18,006.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2007.  (2)Further authorize unencumbered payment of said grant with internal accounting control.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#94          Authorize to grant funds in accordance with the Carl D. Perkins Vocational Education Act to Strafford County Department of Corrections to assist in the operation of their approved vocational education programs for female offenders in the amount of $12,804.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2007.  (2)Further authorize unencumbered payment of said grant with internal accounting control.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#95          Authorize to pay retroactively the FY 2007 fee to enable the NH Department of Education to continue participation in the State Collaborative on Assessment and Student Standards Arts Assessment to the Council of Chief State School Officers in the amount of $16,000.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#96          Authorize to utilize the services of Matthew J. Masewic, MD, Concord, NH, to provide medical consultations in an amount not to exceed $42,000.  (2)Further authorize unencumbered payment on a fee for service basis.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#97          Authorize to enter into a contract with Monadnock Developmental Services, Keene, NH, to develop a Regional Secondary Transition Center to provide training and technical assistance to Local Education Agencies and other key project partners in scientific evidence-based secondary transition planning strategies and practices to increase the capacity of local communities to provide appropriate secondary transition services and supports to all students between the ages of 14-21, with emphasis on students with disabilities for an amount not to exceed $119,081.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007. (2)Further authorize to exercise a renewal option on this contract for up to one additional fiscal year, subject to the contractor’s acceptable performance of the terms therein.  (3)Further authorize payment for services rendered and approved in lieu of withholding at least 25% of the total value of the contract.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#98          Authorize to enter into a contract with Strafford Learning Center, Somersworth, NH, to develop a Regional Secondary Transition Center to provide training and technical assistance to Local Education Agencies and other key project partners in scientific evidence-based secondary transition planning strategies and practices to increase the capacity of local communities to provide appropriate secondary transition services and supports to all students between the ages of 14-21, with emphasis with students with disabilities in an amount not to exceed $101,399.40.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007. (2)Further authorize to exercise a renewal option on this contract for up to one additional fiscal year, subject to the contractor’s acceptable performance of the terms therein.  (3)Further authorize payment for services rendered and approved in lieu of withholding at least 25% of the total value of the contract.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#99          Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with University of Kentucky Research Foundation, Lexington, KY to provide project evaluation services and related technical assistance to develop proper technical adequacy assessment validation procedures, processes and products for the state’s alternative assessment and to further disseminate those products and processes for use by other states in an amount not to exceed $84,851.  (2)Further authorize payment for services rendered and approved on the basis of invoices which are supported by a summary of activities that have taken place in accordance with the terms of the contract, along with a detailed listing of expenses incurred in lieu of withholding 25% of the total value of the contract.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#100        Authorize to grant funds to Southern NH University, Manchester, NH, for the purpose of assisting them with implementing the new professional educator preparation program approval process in an amount not to exceed $38,988.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  (2)Further authorize unencumbered payment of said grant with internal accounting control.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#101        Authorize to grant funds to Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, for the purpose of assisting them with implementing the new professional educator preparation program approval process in an amount not to exceed $17,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  (2)Further authorize unencumbered payment of said grant with internal accounting control.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#102        Authorize to grant funds to New England College, Henniker, NH, for the purpose of assisting them with implementing the new professional educator preparation program approval process in an amount not to exceed $33,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  (2)Further authorize unencumbered payment of said grant with internal accounting control.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#103        Authorize a renewal option to grant funds to NH ATECH Services, Concord, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 12-15-04, item #102, amended on 11-2-05, item #84), to provide technical assistance and educational support to children and youth with vision and hearing impairments, for an amount not to exceed $549,914.94.  Effective January 1, 2007 through December 31, 2007.  (2)Further authorize unencumbered payment of said grant with internal accounting control.  55% General, 45% Federal Funds. 

 

                                NH POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION COMMISSION

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#104        Authorize to award a $27,000 grant to Plymouth State 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. 

 

#105        Authorize to award a $13,000 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, 2007.  100% General Funds. 

 

#106        Authorize to award a $29,000 grant to Keene State 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. 

 

                                NH COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE SYSTEM

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#107        Authorize to enter into a contract with Multi-Media Specialists, Manchester, NH, for the purpose of maintaining videoconferencing equipment in the amount of $7,900.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2007.  44% General, 56% Other Funds. 

 

#108        Authorize to pay membership dues to the American Association of Community Colleges, Baltimore, MD, for an estimated count of $12,730.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2007.  45% General, 55% Other Funds. 

 

#109        Authorize to reclassify position #19580 I/C Counselor I, labor grade 21, to a Program Assistant II, labor grade 15 at NHCTC – Stratham.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#110        Authorize to enter into a contract with Dona Alexander, Cape Elizabeth, ME, for the purpose of automating Banner Financial Aid processing in the amount of $24,975.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  45% General, 55% Other Funds. 

 

#111        Authorize to enter into an agreement with Control Technologies Inc., Manchester, NH, for the purpose of miscellaneous heating, ventilation, and air conditioning repairs in the amount of $15,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  42% General, 58% Other Funds. 

 

#112        Authorize to enter into an agreement with Phillips Brothers Electrical Contractors Inc., Pembroke, NH, for the purpose of making air conditioning and electrical changes to the computer room in the amount of $99,280.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2007.  49% General, 51% Other Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

                                Office of Operations Support

#113        Authorize to reclassify position #12489, Case Technician I, salary grade 14 to a Program Specialist I, salary grade 19.

 

#114        Authorize to reclassify position #14830, Business Administrator III, salary grade 27 to an Administrator I, salary grade 27.

 

                                Division for Juvenile Justice Services

#115        Authorize to make a retroactive payment to R.B. Allen, North Hampton, NH, for emergency fire panel repair work at the Sanders Cottage on the campus of the John H. Sununu Youth Services Center in the amount of $3,315.  81% General, 19% County Funds. 

 

                                Office of Business Operations

#116        Authorize to enter into a lease amendment with Patricia Brodie, Manchester, NH, by increasing the amount of $16,864.68 to $173,213.97 from $156,349.29, and by extending the end date to June 19, 2007 from December 19, 2006.

 

                                Glencliff Home for the Elderly

#117        Authorize to transfer funds held in an amount at the Woodsville Guaranty Savings Bank, which holds the trust funds associated with the Mary Manning Fund, to a second account at the Woodsville Guaranty Savings Bank, which holds trust funds associated with the Patient Welfare Fund.

 

                                Tobey School

#118        Authorize to accept material donations for the period of May 24, 2006 through October 28, 2006.

 

                                Office of Medicaid Business and Policy

#119        Authorize to reimburse Electronic Data Systems Corporation for SFY 06 costs from current year funds for bulk mailings expenses incurred during the last fiscal year.

 

#119A    Authorize with Councilor Spaulding voting no,  to amend an agreement with FOX Systems Inc., Scottsdale, AZ, (previously approved by G&C on 12-1-04, late item #E), to provide quality assurance services for the State’s Medicaid Management Information System and the Medicaid Program, by extending the end date from December 31, 2006 to December 31, 2007.

 

                                Bureau of Behavioral Health

#120        Authorize to conduct up to 14 training sessions for Community Mental Health Center clinicians, consumers and other stakeholders, with an estimate total cost of $11,025.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.

 

                                Division for Children, Youth & Families

#121        Authorize to provide Licensed Plus quality child care awards in the amount of $11,293.51 to two Licensed Plus Child care programs through the State of NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007. 

 

#122        Authorize to award eight grants totaling $280,884 for the provision of Title I programs, to the agencies as detailed in letter dated November 3, 2006.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#123        Authorize to enter into an agreement with Easter Seals NH Inc., Manchester, NH, for the provision of administrative case review services in an amount not to exceed $952,840.  Effective January 1, 2007 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through December 31, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#123A    Authorize to retroactively enter Kristen Neil into an Education Tuition Agreement with Springfield College, Manchester, NH, to attend the course entitled Current Topics in Human Services Administration, during the period of September 7, 2006 through December 7, 2006, and to pay said costs in the amount of $888.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds. 

 

                                Division of Child Support Services

#124        Authorize to enter into a Cooperative Agreement with the Supreme Court of the State of NH through the Administrative Office of the Courts, Concord, NH, for the continuation of the Marital Masters Program, in an amount not to exceed $4,375,170.  Effective January 1, 2007 through December 31, 2009. 

 

                                Office of Homeless, Housing and Transportation Services

#125        Authorize to enter into an agreement with Community Services Council of NH, Concord, NH, to provide services for homeless individuals and families in an amount not to exceed $141,219.  Effective retroactive to August 1, 2006 through July 31, 2007.

 

                                New Hampshire Hospital

#126        Authorize to reclassify position #16074, Mental Health Worker III, salary grade 13, to the level of Licensed Practical Nurse II, salary grade 18.

 

                                Bureau of Developmental Services

#127        Authorize to enter into an agreement with the Brain Injury Association of NH, Concord, NH, to support initiatives which increase the capacity to serve persons with brain injuries in the community in an amount not to exceed $476,725.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  (2)Further authorize advance payment up to a maximum of one-twelfth of the contract price limitation.  68% Federal, 32% General Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Elderly & Adult Services

#128        Authorize to amend a sole source agreement with The Friends Program Inc., Concord, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-22-05, item #200), to provide Transportation and Support Services for Retired Senior Volunteer Programs, by increasing the amount by $10,194.63 from $69,892.50 to $80,087.13.  Effective January 1, 2007 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later.  100% General Funds. 

 

#129        Authorize to amend a sole source agreement with Pilot Health LLC, Keene, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-7-06, item #145), to provide fiscal intermediary services to facilitate BEAS staff training programs by including Long Term Care nurse and supervisor/administrator competency based training, and by increasing the amount by $7,480 from $25,363 to $32,843.  Effective December 12, 2006 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#130        Authorize to amend a sole source agreement with Strafford Network, Rochester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-25-03, item #357, amended on 9-3-03, item #119, amended on 10-6-04, item #41A, amended on 6-22-05, item #194, amended on 12-7-05, item #78), to provide information and referral services, State Health Insurance Programs services, and Senior Medicare Patrol Project services, by the ServiceLink Resource Center of Strafford County, by increasing the amount by $20,000 from $730,517.86 to $750,517.86.  Effective January 1, 2007 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2007.  3% General, 97% Federal Funds. 

 

#131        Authorize to amend a sole source agreement with Southwestern Community Services Inc., Keene, NH, acting as fiscal agent to ServiceLink Resource Center of Sullivan County (previously approved by G&C on 6-25-03, item #371, amended on 9-3-03, item #116, amended on 6-22-05, item #189, amended on 12-7-05, item #86), to provide information and referral services, State Health Insurance Programs services, and Senior Medicare Patrol Project services by increasing the amount by $20,000 from $457,767.86 to $477,767.86.  Effective January 1, 2007 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2007.  3% General, 97% Federal Funds. 

 

#132        Authorize to amend a sole source agreement with Crotched Mountain Community Care Inc., Portsmouth, NH, acting as fiscal agent to ServiceLink Resource Center of Rockingham County (previously approved by G&C on 6-25-03, item #365, amended on 9-3-03, item #114, amended on 6-22-05, item #190, amended on 12-7-05, item #87), to provide information and referral services, State Health Insurance Programs services, and Senior Medicare Patrol Project services by increasing the amount by $27,571.50 from $698,985.30 to $726,556.80.  Effective January 1, 2007 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2007.  3% General, 97% Federal Funds. 

 

#133        Authorize to amend a sole source agreement with Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH, acting as fiscal agent to ServiceLink Resource Center of Merrimack County (previously approved by G&C on 6-25-03, item #359, amended on 9-3-03, item #118, amended on 6-22-05, item #187, amended on 12-7-05, item #80), to provide information and referral services, State Health Insurance Programs services, and Senior Medicare Patrol Project services by increasing the amount by $20,000 from $480,267.86 to $500,267.86.  Effective January 1, 2007 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2007.  3% General, 97% Federal Funds. 

 

#134        Authorize to amend a sole source agreement with Tri-County Community Action Program Inc., Berlin, NH, acting as fiscal agent to ServiceLink Resource Center of Coos County (previously approved by G&C on 6-25-03, item #367, amended on 9-3-03, item #113, amended on 6-22-05, item #191, amended on 12-7-05, item #82), to provide information and referral services, State Health Insurance Programs services, and Senior Medicare Patrol Project services by increasing the amount by $20,000 from $457,767.86 to $477,767.86.  Effective January 1, 2007 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2007.  3% General, 97% Federal Funds. 

 

#135        Authorize to amend a sole source agreement with Monadnock Collaborative, Keene, NH, acting as fiscal agent to ServiceLink Resource Center of Merrimack County (previously approved by G&C on 6-25-03, item #369, amended on 9-3-03, item #110, amended on 6-22-05, item #196, amended on 12-7-05, item #84), to provide information and referral services, State Health Insurance Programs services, and Senior Medicare Patrol Project services by increasing the amount by $20,000 from $480,267.86 to $500,267.86.  Effective January 1, 2007 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2007.  3% General, 97% Federal Funds. 

 

#136        Authorize to amend a sole source agreement with Carroll County Health & Home Care Services, Chocorua, NH, acting as fiscal agent to ServiceLink Resource Center of Carroll County (previously approved by G&C on 6-25-03, item #356, amended on 9-3-03, item #115, amended on 6-22-05, item #192, amended on 12-7-05, item #85), to provide information and referral services, State Health Insurance Programs services, and Senior Medicare Patrol Project services by increasing the amount by $20,000 from $457,767.86 to $477,767.86.  Effective January 1, 2007 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2007.  3% General, 97% Federal Funds. 

 

#137        Authorize to amend a sole source agreement with Grafton County Senior Citizen’s Council Inc., Lebanon, NH, acting as fiscal agent to ServiceLink Resource Center of Grafton County (previously approved by G&C on 6-25-03, item #370, amended on 9-3-03, item #112, amended on 6-22-05, item #195, amended on 12-7-05, item #79), to provide information and referral services, State Health Insurance Programs services, and Senior Medicare Patrol Project services by increasing the amount by $20,000 from $620,751.58 to $640,751.58.  Effective January 1, 2007 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2007.  3% General, 97% Federal Funds. 

 

#138        Authorize to amend a sole source agreement with Lakes Region Partnership for Public Health Inc, Laconia, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 12-7-05, item #77, amended on 4-19-06, item #64), to provide information and referral services, State Health Insurance Programs services, and Senior Medicare Patrol Project services by the ServiceLink Resource Center of Belknap County, by increasing the amount by $20,000 from $294,185.91 to $314,185.91.  Effective January 1, 2007 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2007.  3% General, 97% Federal Funds. 

 

#139        Authorize to amend a sole source agreement with Easter Seals NH Inc., Manchester, NH, acting as fiscal agent to ServiceLink Resource Center of Hillsborough County (previously approved by G&C on 6-25-03, item #368, amended on 9-3-03, item #117, amended on 6-22-05, item #188, amended on 12-7-05, item #83), to provide information and referral services, State Health Insurance Programs services, and Senior Medicare Patrol Project services by increasing the amount by $27,571.50 from $862,719.03 to $890,290.53.  Effective January 1, 2007 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2007.  3% General, 97% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Division of Public Health Services

#140        Authorize Bureau of Disease Control and Health Statistics to enter into a retroactive sole source agreement with the Trustees of Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, to provide expert medical disaster management planning services in an amount not to exceed $366,088.  Effective August 31, 2006 through August 30, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES COUNCIL

#141        The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Spaulding authorized the request to enter into an agreement with Franklin Pierce Law Center, Institute for Health, Law and Ethics, Concord, NH, to educate the public and policymakers about the Medicaid program as it affects people with developmental disabilities in the amount of $20,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#142        Authorize Division of Safety Services to enter into a contract with Citadel Broadcasting Corp. Portland, ME, to advertise for Marine Patrol Officer recruitment in the amount of $5,592.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Navigation Safety Funds. 

 

#143        Authorize with Councilor Pignatelli voting no,  to retroactively extend position #8T109-Automotive Mechanic, #8T002, #8T111, and #8T112 – Counter Clerk II, and 9T526 – Program Assistant II, from June 30, 2006 to June 30, 2007; and position #8T004 – Data Control Clerk III from August 17, 2006 to June 30, 2007.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#144        Authorize Division of Fire Standards & Training and Emergency Medical Services to enter into an agreement with Tri-State Fire Protection, Gilford, NH, to provide hydrostatic testing for O2, SCBA, and Cascade Cylinders in the amount of $6,415.50.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  100% Fire and EMS Funds. 

 

#145        Authorize Division of Motor Vehicles to enter into a contract with Lynnie’s Bubbles Cleaning Services, Rochester, NH, for providing janitorial services for the DMV sub station located in Rochester in the amount of $17,750.  Effective January 1, 2007 through December 31, 2011.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#146        Authorize Division of State Police to enter into a retroactive, sole source contract with Printrak International, a Motorola Company Inc., Anaheim, CA, for after-hours maintenance and support of the Automated Fingerprint Identification System in the amount of $4,999.  Effective June 30, 2006 through December 31, 2006.  100% Revolving Funds. 

 

#147        Authorize Division of Motor Vehicles to accept and expend a $38,665.02 grant entitled “DMV Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Patrols” from the NH Highway Safety Agency, dedicated to combating aggressive driving by both commercial and non-commercial operators.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 15, 2007. 

 

#148        Authorize Division of Motor Vehicles to accept and expend a $12,372.81 grant entitled “DMV School Bus Safety Zone Enforcement” from the NH Highway Safety Agency, dedicated to enforcing the laws governing proper driving in the vicinity of school buses.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 15, 2007.

 

#149        Authorize Division of State Police to amend a contract with Concentra Medical Centers, Hartford, CT, d/b/a Occupational Health and Rehabilitation Inc., Nashua, NH, for the provision of pre-employment physical exams of law enforcement personnel, by increasing the amount  by $2,500 from $11,000 to $13,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#150        Authorize Division of Marine Patrol to amend a contract with Kalkomey Enterprises Inc., d/b/a Boat Ed, (previously approved by G&C on 3-20-02, item #116, amended on 3-19-03, amend on 6-21-06, item #235), for the Boater Education Program, by extending the end date from December 31, 2006 to March 31, 2007 and increasing the amount by $25,950 from $259,698 to $285,648.  Effective January 1, 2007 through March 31, 2007.  100% Watercraft Safety Funds. 

 

#151        Authorize Bureau of Emergency Communications to amend a sole source contract with Orr & Reno Professional Association, Concord, NH (previously approved by G&C on 3-8-06, item #91, amended on 8-9-06, item #93), for consultant services relative to wireless providers, by increasing the amount by $30,000 from $40,000 to $70,000.  Effective January 1, 2007 through June 30, 2007.  100% Surcharge Revenue (Revolving). 

 

#152        Authorize Division of Safety Services to enter into a $8,410 contract with Nassau Broadcasting Corp., (WLNH 98.3, WWHQ 101.5, WHDQ 106.1) to advertise for Marine Patrol Officer recruitment.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Navigation Safety Funds. 

 

#153        Authorize the application permit of Christian Camps and Conferences Inc., - Camp Brookwoods and Camp Deer Run located on Lake Winnipesaukee in Alton, NH, for a congregate mooring field, for a total of 16 moorings. 

 

#153A    Authorize to enter into a contract with Eckhardt & Johnson Inc., Manchester, NH, for heating, ventilation and air conditioning annual preventative maintenance and emergency services as required for an amount not to exceed $28,995.10.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 12, 2011.  (2)Further authorize emergency service as needed each year up to $2,500 as per hourly rates detailed in letter dated November 28, 2006. 

 

#153B     Authorize Division of Motor Vehicles to amend a lease agreement with Mareld Company Inc., Nashua, NH (previously approved by G&C on 12-3-97, item #123, amended on 10-4-00, item #92, amended on 12-3-03, item #55), for office space in Merrimack, NH, by extending the end date from December 31, 2006 to December 31, 2007 and increasing the amount by $3,000 from $21,493.50 to $24,564 per year.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#154        Authorize Bureau of Human Resources to enter into an agreement with the NH Department of Safety, Division of Fire Standards & Training and Emergency Medical Services, Concord, NH, for National Incident Management Systems training for an amount not to exceed $28,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#155        Authorize Bureau of Right of Way to pay various owners $56,866.81 as detailed in the Contemplated Awards List for amount greater than $5,000 for the period extending from November 7, 2006 through November 22, 2006.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#156        Authorize to continue membership and participation with the International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association, Washington, DC, by paying annual membership dues in the amount of $18,461 for calendar year 2007.  100% General Funds. 

 

#157        Authorize Bureau of Planning and Community Assistance to enter into agreements with the individuals as detailed in letter dated November 13, 2006, to provide services for completing transportation enhancement projects, and congestion mitigation and air quality projects.  80% Federal, 20% Local Match Funds. 

 

#158        Authorize Bureau of Rail & Transit to sell to the City of Rochester inactive railroad properties with conditions, for $43,370 and an administrative fee of $1,100.

 

#159        Authorize Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into an agreement with First Transit Inc., to provide in-plant bus inspection services for six commuter coaches in an amount not to exceed $7,990.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 31, 2007.  80% Federal, 20% Highway Funds. 

 

#160        Authorize Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into an operating agreement with Jalbert Leasing Inc., Portsmouth, NH, to operate the Portsmouth Transportation Center, Portsmouth, NH, for an amount not to exceed $23,750.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 20, 2011.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#161        Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Trafficware LTD., Sugarland, TX, for three days of training in the amount of $7,220.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2006.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#162        Authorize Bureau of Aeronautics to enter into an agreement with Hoyle, Tanner & Associates, Incorporated, Manchester, NH, providing on-call aviation planning, engineering, and technical support services for various aviation projects statewide in the amount of $400,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2009.

 

#163        Authorize Bureau of Highway Design to amend a contract with Clough Harbour & Associates LLP, Keene, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 3-24-99, item #131), for the preliminary design for the reconstruction of NH 9 in the Towns of Roxbury and Sullivan by extending the end date from December 31, 2006 to April 30, 2008.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#164        Authorize to amend a contract with Wilbur Smith Associates Inc., Portland, ME, (previously approved by G&C on 6-23-04, item #340), to update the Long Range Statewide Transportation Plan, by extending the end date from December 31, 2006 to June 30, 2007.

#165                                                                        TUITION REQUESTS

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

A.             ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES - Request permission to pay New England College, Henniker, NH, the sum of $1, 093.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Valerie Hamilton, Risk Manager, in the course entitled “Marketing Management in Healthcare”.

B.             COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE - Request permission to pay Franklin University, Columbus, OH, the sum of $1020.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Christine Fall, Program Assistant, in the on-line course entitled “Anthropology: An Applied Perspective”.

C.             COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE - Request permission to pay Franklin University, Columbus, OH, the sum of $1020.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Christine Fall, Program Assistant, in the on-line course entitled “Decision Making and Problem Solving”.

D.             COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE - Request permission to pay Franklin University, Columbus, OH, the sum of $1020.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Christine Fall, Program Assistant, in the on-line course entitled “Marketing Behavior”.

E.             COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE - Request permission to pay Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, AZ, the sum of $1,180.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling William Miller, College Counselor, in the on-line course entitled “Legal Issues in Education”.

F.             COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE - Request permission to pay Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, AZ, the sum of $1,180.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling William Miller, College Counselor, in the on-line course entitled “Teaching Reading in the Content Areas”.

G.            EDUCATION - Request permission to pay Springfield College, School of Human Services, St. Johnsbury, VT, the sum of $888.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Doris Baillargeon, Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor I, in the course entitled “Building Multicultural Organizations”.

H.             EDUCATION - Request permission to pay Springfield College, School of Human Services, Manchester, NH, the sum of $1,332.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Lisa Beard, Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor I, in the course entitled “Casework Management Techniques”.

I.               EDUCATION - Request permission to pay Springfield College, School of Human Services, St. Johnsbury, VT, the sum of $888.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Lisa Beard, Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor I, in the course entitled “Building Multicultural Organizations”.

J.              EDUCATION - Request permission to pay Granite State College, Concord, NH, the sum of $897.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Sharon DeAngelis, Business Administrator II, in the on-line course entitled “Comparative Religions”.

K.             EDUCATION - Request permission to pay Granite State College, Concord, NH, the sum of $897.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Scott Fifield, Disability Examiner, in the course entitled “Autobiography as Literature”.

L.             EDUCATION - Request permission to pay Granite State College, Concord, NH, the sum of $832.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Elaine Hennessey, Program Assistant I, in the on-line course entitled “Educational Psychology”.

M.            EDUCATION - Request permission to pay Argosy University, Sarasota, FL, the sum of $2,175.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Cathy Higgins, Educational Technology Consultant II, in the distance learning course entitled “Dissertation Course IV”.

N.             EDUCATION - Request permission to pay Granite State College, Concord, NH, the sum of $897.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Lillian Lee, Program Planner I, in the course entitled “Small Group Communications”.

O.            EDUCATION - Request permission to pay Granite State College, Concord, NH, the sum of $897.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Jane Levesque, Program Assistant I, in the course entitled “The Writing Process”.

P.             EDUCATION - Request permission to pay Granite State College, Concord, NH, the sum of $1,729.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Sheila Miller, Human Resources Technician, in the courses entitled “Principles of Economics” and “Financial Management”.

Q.            EDUCATION - Request permission to pay Franklin Pierce College, Rindge, NH, the sum of $1,947.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Robin Warner, Administrator III, in the course entitled “Policy Analysis and Organizational Change”.

R.             ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Request permission to pay the University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, the sum of $1,896.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Catherine Coletti, Communications Coordinator, in the course entitled “Advanced Nonfiction Writing”.

S.             ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Request permission to pay the University of New Hampshire, Manchester, NH, the sum of $2,988.40 for the sole purpose of enrolling Owen David, Program Specialist II, in the courses entitled “Biostatistics” and “Disease Ecology”.

T.             ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Request permission to pay the University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, the sum of $1,475.50 for the sole purpose of enrolling Raymond Gordon III, Environmentalist IV, in the course entitled “New Hampshire Government & Politics”.

U.             ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Request permission to pay Franklin Pierce College, Rindge, NH, the sum of $750.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Marion Greenlaw, Accountant IV, in the course entitled “Theatre History”.

V.             ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Request permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $528.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Nancy McGrath, Outreach Coordinator, in the course entitled “Event & Convention Planning”.

W.           ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Request permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $528.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Maria Michel, Data Processing Supervisor, in the course entitled “Accounting II”.

X.             HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Office of Business Operations - Request permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $528.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Cheryl Connor, Program Specialist I, in the course entitled “Accounting I”.

Y.             HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Office of Business Operations - Request permission to pay Hesser College, Concord, NH, the sum of $735.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Jeffrey Whitney, Accountant II, in the course entitled “Digital Publications & Presentations”.

Z.              HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Division for Children, Youth & Families - Request permission to pay Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH, the sum of $109.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Anne Graham, CPSW Assistant Supervisor, in the course entitled “Foundations and Multicultural Aspects of Parenting”.

AA.        HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Division for Children, Youth & Families - Request permission to pay the University of New Hampshire, Manchester, NH, the sum of $1,116.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Ruth Kaste, Child Protective Services Worker, in the course entitled “Educating Exceptional Learners: Related Services”.

BB.        HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Division for Children, Youth & Families - Request permission to pay Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH, the sum of $109.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Kaylynn Trombley, Child Protective Services Worker II, in the course entitled “Foundations and Multicultural Aspects of Parenting”.

CC.        HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Division for Children, Youth & Families - Request permission to pay Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH, the sum of $952.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Jodi Turant, Child Protective Services Worker III, in the course entitled “Foundations and Multicultural Aspects of Parenting”.

DD.        HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Division of Community Based Care Services - Request permission to pay California College for Health Sciences, Salt Lake City, UT, the sum of $488.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Joyce Butterworth, Program Planning & Review Specialist, in the distance learning course entitled “Health Care Finance”.

EE.         HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Division of Family Assistance - Request permission to pay Springfield College of Human Services, Manchester, NH, the sum of $2,191.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Diane Fontneau, Program Specialist II, in the courses entitled “Project III: Community Development and Change” and “Preventative Holistic Health”.

FF.         HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Division of Family Assistance - Request permission to pay Springfield College, Manchester, NH, the sum of $2,128.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Patricia Gaudette, Family Service Specialist II, in the courses entitled “Human Services and Portfolio Development” and “Music and Empowerment”.

GG.       HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Division of Family Assistance - Request permission to pay Granite State College, Concord, NH, the sum of $832.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Janine Lesser, Child Care Program Specialist IV, in the course entitled “Language and Literacy Development”.

HH.        HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Division of Family Assistance - Request permission to pay New Hampshire Community Technical College, Manchester, NH, the sum of $507.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Michelle McCarty, Supervisor II, in the course entitled “Human Growth & Development”.

 

II.             HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Division of Family Assistance - Request permission to pay the University of New Hampshire, Manchester, NH, the sum of $1,422.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Michael Patrick McGowan, Program Specialist II, in the course entitled “Public Health Law”.

JJ.          HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Division of Family Assistance - Request permission to pay the University of New Hampshire, Manchester, NH, the sum of $1,422.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Michael Patrick McGowan, Program Specialist II, in the course entitled “Biostatistics”.

KK.        HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Division of Family Assistance - Request permission to pay Granite State College, Concord, NH, the sum of $832.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Lisa Merrill, Family Service Specialist II, in the course entitled “Managing Conflict”.

LL.         HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Division of Family Assistance - Request permission to pay the Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH, the sum of $1,458.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Donna Speass, Family Services Specialist, in the on-line course entitled “Human Behavior in Organization”.

MM.      HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Division for Juvenile Justice Services - Request permission to pay Rivier College, Nashua, NH, the sum of $1,250.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Eric Artus, Teacher I, in the course entitled “Cervantes and His Time”.

NN.        HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Division for Juvenile Justice Services - Request permission to pay Rivier College, Nashua, NH, the sum of $1,250.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Eric Artus, Teacher I, in the course entitled “Advanced Multicultural Perspectives”.

OO.       HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Tobey School - Request permission to pay Granite State College, Concord, NH, the sum of $832.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Kathleen Martins, Teacher I, in the course entitled “Content Area Literacy”.

PP.        HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Tobey School - Request permission to pay Granite State College, Concord, NH, the sum of $832.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Brian Pauling, Teacher I, in the course entitled “Models of Behavior Management”.

QQ.       INSURANCE - Request permission to pay Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH, the sum of $774.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Christine Wenners, Program Assistant, in the course entitled “U.S. History I: 1607-1865”.

RR.        NH HOSPITAL - Request permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $704.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Peter Burgess, Social Worker III, in the course entitled “English Composition”.

SS.        NH HOSPITAL - Request permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $528.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Patricia Gilbert, Accounting Technician, in the course entitled “Accounting I”.

TT.         NH HOSPITAL - Request permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $704.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Milan Jokic, Mental Health Worker II, in the course entitled “English Composition”.

UU.        NH HOSPITAL - Request permission to pay the University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, the sum of $1,422.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Deborah Robinson, Supervisor IV, in the course entitled “Colloquium Seminar”.

 

VV.        NH HOSPITAL - Request permission to pay the University of New Hampshire, Manchester, NH, the sum of $753.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Sandra Steenbergen, Registered Nurse, in the course entitled “Nursing and Health Care Policy”.

WW.    NH HOSPITAL - Request permission to pay St. Joseph’s College of Maine, Windham, ME, the sum of $975.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Winnona Vachon, Administrator II, in the Internet course entitled “Health Care Financial Management”.

XX.        OFFICE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - Request permission to pay New Hampshire Community Technical College, Concord, NH, the sum of $528.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Mikyung Hughes, Accounting Technician, in the course entitled “Accounting II”.

YY.         OFFICE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - Request permission to pay Franklin Pierce College, Concord, NH, the sum of $3,000.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Leslie Mason, Information Technology Manager IV, in the course entitled “Graduate Program Skills I”.

ZZ.          TRANSPORTATION - Request permission to pay the University of New Hampshire, Manchester, NH, the sum of $1,893.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Sheena Clara Connolly, Toll Attendant I, in the courses entitled “Multimedia: Introduction and Applications”, “Introduction to Business” and “Communicating in Families”.

AAA.    TRANSPORTATION - Request permission to pay Granite State College, Concord, NH, the sum of $416.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Ronald Crickard, District Environmental Coordinator, in the course entitled “Introduction to Philosophy”.

BBB.    TRANSPORTATION - Request permission to pay Hesser College, Concord, NH, the sum of $735.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Eric Healey, Pavement Marking Foreman, in the courses entitled “Interpretive Statistics” and “Introduction to Sociology”.

CCC.    TRANSPORTATION - Request permission to pay Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH, the sum of $729.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling William Oldenburg, Chief of Preliminary Design, in the course entitled “Strategic Human Resource Management”.

 

Requested Tuition Total :  $60,211.90

 

 

 

 

 

#166                                                        TRAVEL REQUESTS

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

 

A.             NH FISH & GAME - Request permission for one (1) employee, John Nelson, Chief Marine Fisheries Division or designee, to travel to Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada on December 13 – 15, 2006, to attend the Gulf of Maine Council.  Permission is also requested for a waiver to exceed the 300-mile radius by private vehicle.  Total Cost: $767.00. Source of Funds: 100% Fish & Game Funds.  No Registration Fee.

 

 

 

 

The Honorable Board then Adjourned