GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MINUTES

                                                                                State House, Concord, New Hampshire

                                                                                June 4, 2008, 10:00 a.m.

 

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

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The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Wieczorek, seconded by Councilor Burton, accepted the minutes of May 21, 2008.

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The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Shea, seconded by Councilor Wieczorek approved the appointment of several persons nominated for Civil Commissions from the May 21, 2008 meeting.

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

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The Governor asked for a motion to call a Special Session of the Legislature.

 

Pursuant to the authority granted to the Governor with the advice of the Council as set forth in Part 2, Article 50 of the New Hampshire Constitution, I ask for a motion to approve this Proclamation declaring a special session of the Legislature.  The Proclamation will authorize the general court to convene in a special session later today to consider legislation that will ensure we retain a balanced budget and remain responsive to the impact of the national economic downturn.  The motion was made by Councilor Pignatelli, seconded by Councilor Burton.

 

The Governor asked for an amended motion to call for a Special Session of the Legislature

 

“I ask for a motion to approve a corrected proclamation declaring a special session.  The first proclamation contained an error in identifying the two fiscal years of the current biennium as the fiscal years “beginning July 1, 2008 and July 1, 2009.”

 

The new proclamation corrects the typographical error by properly identifying the relevant fiscal years as “beginning July 1, 2007 and July 1, 2008.”  Otherwise, the proclamation is identical.   The motion to amend was made by Councilor Pignatelli, seconded by Councilor Burton.

 

RESIGNATIONS

The Governor and Council, with regret, accepted the following resignations:

 

Justice of Hillsborough County Probate Court

Raymond A. Cloutier, Goffstown                                                                    Effective:  July 17, 2008

 

State Commission on the Status of Women

Linda Johnson, Manchester                                                                              Effective:  June 4, 2008

 

CONFIRMATIONS

The Governor and Council confirmed the following:

 

Amusement Ride Safety Advisory Board

(Insurance Professional)

Robert Simpson, Bow                                                                                         Effective:  June 4, 2008

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  May 16, 2012

 

Division of Children, Youth and Families Advisory Board

Nominated by the Commissioner of the Department of Health and Human Services

(Carroll County)

Christine MacDonald, Ossipee                                                                          Effective:  June 4, 2008

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  May 8, 2011

 

Division of Children, Youth and Families Advisory Board

Nominated by the Commissioner of the Department of Health and Human Services

 (Merrimack County)

Marjorie S. Waters, Concord                                                                             Effective:  June 4, 2008

Vacancy                                                                                                                Term:  June 4, 2011

 

Executive Branch Ethics Committee

Nominated by the State Treasurer

Alan W. Johnson, (r), Penacook                                                                       Effective:  June 30, 2008

Succeeding:  L. Douglas O’Brien (r), Bow (resigned)                                    Term:  June 30, 2011

 

Executive Branch Ethics Committee

Karol A. Lacroix, (i), North Hampton                                                             Effective:  June 30, 2008

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  June 30, 2011

 

New Hampshire Health and Education Facilities Authority

Michael K. Massey, Bedford                                                                            Effective:  June 30, 2008

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  June 30, 2013

 

Board of Hearing Care Providers

(Hearing Aid Dealer)

Herbert J. Hodgdon II, Epsom                                                                          Effective:  June 4, 2008

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  April 23, 2010

 

Board of Medicine

(Paramedical Professional)

Mark C. Sullivan, Stratham                                                                              Effective:  June 4, 2008

Succeeding:  Kevin R. Costin, Manchester (reached term limit)                Term:  April 21, 2013

 

Pease Development Authority

Arthur  H. Nickless, Jr., Rochester, Chairman                                                Effective:  June 4, 2008

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  May 23, 2011

 

Personnel Appeals Board

Patrick H. Wood, (d), Laconia                                                                          Effective:  June 4, 2008

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  June 2, 2011

 

Postsecondary Education Commission

(On recommendation from NH College and University Council)

George J. Hagerty, Keene                                                                                  Effective:  June 30, 2008

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  June 30, 2013

 

Postsecondary Education Commission

(Lay Public)

Eliezer Rivera, Keene                                                                                         Effective:  June 30, 2008

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  June 30, 2013

 

Public Water Access Advisory Board

(Governor’s Commission on Disability)

Michael R. Lassonde, Bedford                                                                         Effective:  June 4, 2008

Succeeding:  Cheryl Killam, Newton (resigned)                                             Term:  October 27, 2010

 

Public Water Access Advisory Board

(Public Member)

Mary Ellen Pfeifle, Bradford                                                                             Effective:  June 4, 2008

Succeeding:  Allen K. MacNeil, Plymouth (resigned)                                   Term:  October 27, 2009

 

Advisory Council on Workers’ Compensation

(Management)

Thomas W. Callahan, Sunapee                                                                        Effective:  June 13, 2008

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  June 13, 2011

 

NOMINATIONS

The Governor placed into nomination the following:

 

Commissioner:  Department of Administrative Services

Linda M. Hodgdon, Epsom                                                                               Effective:  July 1, 2008

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  July 1, 2012

Salary:  LL - $110,114

 

Amusement Ride Safety Advisory Board

W. Scott Miller, Webster                                                                                     Effective:  Upon confirmation

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  June 13, 2012

 

Aviation Users Advisory Board

(Aviation Association of New Hampshire)

Bruce Hutchings, Lancaster                                                                              Effective:  Upon confirmation

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  April 23, 2012

 

Ballot Law Commission

Stephen M. Duprey, (r), Concord                                                                     Effective:  Upon confirmation

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  January 21, 2012

 

Board of Barbering, Cosmetology and Esthetics

(Cosmetologist)

Kathleen A. Humes, Deerfield                                                                          Effective:  July 1, 2008

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  July 1, 2013

 

Boxing and Wrestling Commission

Robert Stephen, Manchester                                                                             Effective:  July 15, 2008

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  July 15, 2011

 

Division of Children, Youth and Families Advisory Board

(Cheshire County)

Nominated by the Commissioner of the Department of Health and Human Services

Betsy Wilder, Keene                                                                                           Effective:  July 1,2008

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  July 1, 2011

 

Community Development Finance Authority

(Small Business)

Benoit L. Lamontagne, Colebrook                                                                  Effective:  July 1, 2008

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  July 1, 2013

 

Compensation Appeals Board

(Attorney)

Joseph A. Dickinson, Concord                                                                          Effective:  Upon confirmation

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  March 17, 2011

 

Community College System Board of Trustees

(Community Service Sector)

William A. Marcello, Keene                                                                              Effective:  June 30, 2008

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  June 30, 2012

 

NH Housing Finance Authority

(Public Member)

Amy L. Lockwood, i, Concord                                                                         Effective:  July 1, 2008

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  July 1, 2013

 

NH Housing Finance Authority

(Public Member)

Harvey L. Schwartz, Harrisville                                                                        Effective:  July 1, 2008

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  July 1, 2013

 

Lakes Management Advisory Committee

(NH Association of Realtors)

George P. Quackenbos, New London                                                              Effective:  June 27, 2008

Succeeding:  Kenneth P. Jordan, Canterbury                                                Term:  June 27, 2011

 

Board of Optometry

(Optometrist)

David M. Hartenstein, OD, Hampton Falls                                                    Effective:  July 1, 2008

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  July 1, 2013

 

Postsecondary Education Commission

(Lay Public)

David L. Mahoney, Nashua                                                                              Effective:  June 30, 2008

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  June 30, 2013

 

Director of the Divisions of Operations:  Department of Transportation

Nominated by the Commissioner of the Department of Transportation

Lyle Knowlton, Northfield                                                                                 Effective:  Upon confirmation

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  January 7, 2012

Salary:  II – Maximum - $98,923

 

Transportation Appeals Board

(Alternate/General Public)

Roy W. Tilsley, Jr. Lyndeborough                                                                    Effective:  Upon confirmation

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  May 7, 2011

 

 

                        BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY

#1           The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Shea, seconded by Councilor Wieczorek and further on a roll call vote as follows: Councilor Burton – yes, Councilor Shea – yes, Councilor Hollingworth – yes, Councilor Wieczorek – yes, and Councilor Pignatelli – yes, authorized to hold a Public Hearing with respect to the financing of a commercial facility by the Business Finance Authority for NH Public Radio, Inc. located in Concord, New Hampshire. Action will Authorized a Resolution under RSA 162-I:9 to determine the financing will serve a public use, provide public benefit and is within the policy and authority of the Act.

 

EXTRACT FROM THE MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE

GOVERNOR AND COUNCIL HELD June 4, 2008

IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBER, STATE HOUSE, CONCORD

 

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                At 10:35 a.m. the Governor announced that the next matter to be considered would be the financing of an industrial facility project by the Business Finance Authority (“Authority”) for New Hampshire Public Radio, Inc. and declared that the public hearing on the subject had commenced.  He said that he and the members of the Council had received the written recommendation of the Authority and other documentation and information with respect to the project.  The Governor said that the meeting would then hear anyone wishing to speak on the subject.  Jack Donovan, Executive Director of the Authority, introduced Betsy Gardella, President of NH Public Radio and Jason Sargeant, Director of Finance and briefly explained the project, and emphasized that the credit of the State was not involved.  The Governor then repeated that the proceedings were a public hearing and asked whether any other person wished to speak; [there being none], Councilor Shea introduced a resolution entitled "A RESOLUTION UNDER RSA 162-I:9 WITH RESPECT TO THE FINANCING OF A COMMERCIAL FACILITY BY THE BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY OF THE STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE FOR NEW HAMPSHIRE PUBLIC RADIO, INC. IN THE CITY OF CONCORD" and moved its adoption, which was seconded by Councilor Burton.  There being no discussion, the Governor called for a vote on the motion.  Those voting in favor were: The Governor and Councilor Burton, Councilor Shea, Councilor Hollingworth, Councilor Wieczorek, and Councilor Pignatelli;  those abstaining were Councilor (s):  None; and those voting against were Councilor(s):  None.  The Governor declared that the resolution was passed.

 

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A RESOLUTION UNDER RSA 162‑I:9 WITH RESPECT TO
THE FINANCING of a COMMERCIAL FACILITy BY THE BUSINESS
FINANCE AUTHORITY of the state of new hampshire
FOR NEW HAMPSHIRE PUBLIC RADIO, inc.
in THE CITY OF CONCORD

WHEREAS, the Governor and Council have received from the Business Finance Authority of the State of New Hampshire (the “Authority”) its written recommendation that the Governor and Council make certain findings and a determination pursuant to RSA 162‑I:9 with respect to the financing of all or a portion of the cost of: (i) acquiring, renovating and equipping a commercial facility for use as office space and broadcast studios for New Hampshire Public Radio, Inc. (the “Borrower”), at 2 Pillsbury Street, in the City of Concord, New Hampshire; (ii) financing certain other capital expenditures related to the Borrower; and (iii) paying the costs of issuance of the Bonds, by the Authority’s issuance of up to $6,500,000 of its Commercial Facility Tax-Exempt Revenue Bonds (New Hampshire Public Radio Project) Series 2008A and $750,000 of its Commercial Facility Taxable Revenue Bonds (New Hampshire Public Radio Project) Series 2008B under RSA 162‑I (the “Act”); and

WHEREAS, the Governor and Council have received all the documentation and information with respect to the transaction which they have requested; and

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

IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED THAT:

Section 1.                Findings.  On the basis of the Authority’s recommendation and the documentation and information received by the Governor and Council, and after a public hearing, the Governor and Council find:

(a)                Special Findings:

(i)                 The Project (which when completed will constitute the “Facility”) consists of acquiring, renovating and equipping a commercial facility for use as office space and broadcast studios for the Borrower, at 2 Pillsbury Street, in the City of Concord.  The Project relates to a “commercial facility”, as defined in the Act, and may be financed under the Act.

(ii)               The establishment and operation of the Facility will either create or preserve employment opportunities directly or indirectly within the State of New Hampshire (the “State”) and will likely be of general benefit to the community as a whole.

(b)               General Findings:

(i)                 The Project and the proposed financing of the Project are feasible;

(ii)               The Borrower has the skills and financial resources necessary to operate the Facility successfully;

(iii)             The Loan and Trust Agreement (the “Agreement”) contains provisions so that under no circumstances will the Authority be obligated directly or indirectly to pay project costs, debt service or expenses of operation, maintenance and upkeep of the Facility except from Bond proceeds or from funds received under the Agreement, exclusive of funds received thereunder by the Authority for its own use;

(iv)             The Agreement does not purport to create any debt of the State with respect to the Facility other than a special obligation of the Authority acting on behalf of the State under the Act; and

(v)               The proposed financing of the Project by the Authority and the proposed operation and use of the Facility will serve one or more needs and implement one or more purposes set forth in RSA 162‑I:1, will preserve or increase the social or economic prosperity of the State and one or more of its political subdivisions and will promote the general welfare of the State’s citizens.

Section 2.                Ultimate Finding and Determination.  The Governor and Council find that the proposed financing, operation and use of the commercial facility will serve a public use and provide a public benefit; and the Governor and Council determine that the Authority’s financing of the Project will be within the policy of, and the authority conferred by, the Act.

Section 3.                Approval.  The Governor and Council approve the Authority’s taking such further action under the Act with respect to the transaction as may be required.

Section 4.                Effective Date.  This Resolution shall take effect upon its passage.  Passed and Agreed to June 4, 2008.

                                OFFICE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#2           Authorized to enter into a contract with Stellarware Corporation, Holebrook, MA, for NHDOL web site application enhancement in the amount of $220,120.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Other (Agency) Funds. 

 

#3           Authorized to enter into a contract with Office Store Depot Inc., Arcadia, CA, for contractor support to install and maintain printers in the amount of $143,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Other (Agency) Funds. 

 

#4           Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with CA Inc., Islandia, NY, for licenses, usage, and maintenance of software used to maintain and develop software, manage mainframe computing and network resources and technical support services for a firm fixed price of $2,857,389.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2013.  100% Other (Agency) Funds. 

 

#5           Authorized on behalf of NH Employment Security, to enter into a sole source, retroactive contract with Regional Economic Models Inc., Amherst, MA, to provide support services and maintenance for their proprietary Policy Insight Model 70 Sector, 10 Area of NH software model developed for NHES’ Economic and Labor Market Information Bureau in the amount of $35,200.  Effective February 28, 2008 through February 28, 2009.  100% Federal (Agency) Funds. 

 

#5A        Authorized on behalf of the Department of Labor, to enter into a contract with Enterprise Consulting Partners, Inc., Herndon, VA, for NHDOL’s Electronic Document Management System development, support and maintenance in the amount of $385,129.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Other (Agency) Funds. 

 

                                OFFICE OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#6           Authorized a salary increment of $4,240 to Deputy Adjutant General Stephen C. Burritt.  Effective July 27, 2008.  100% General Funds. 

 

#7           Authorized Robert M. Tyszko, Milford, NH, be nominated for promotion to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Army National Guard.  This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, and professionally qualified. 

 

#8           Authorized Lieutenant Colonel James M. Moody, Manchester, NH, be nominated for promotion to the rank of Colonel, NH Army National Guard.  This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, and professionally qualified. 

 

#9           Authorized Captain Michael E. Terry, Sunapee, NH, be confirmed to the rank of Major, NH Army National Guard.

 

#10         Authorized to accept the donations of an Easy Access Door Operator in the amount of $1,690 for the NH State Veterans Cemetery.

 

#11         Authorized to accept donations of computer services, photo development, tree care, refreshments, engraving and new US flags in the amount of $4,539.94 for the NH State Veterans Cemetery.

 

#11A      Authorized the design of the New Hampshire Medal of Honor.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#11B      Authorized to enter into a contract with Mike Mounsey & Son Foundation and Floors LLC, Concord, NH, for the purpose of constructing a concrete slab and foundation at the NH State Veteran’s Cemetery in the amount of $19,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 1, 2008.  100% General Funds. 

 

#11C      Authorized to enter into a lease agreement with Lawrence and Patricia Baldi, Revocable Trust, Laconia, NH, for the lease of 950 square feet of storefront space, Laconia, NH, for a total price limitation of $54,708.96.  Effective August 1, 2008 through July 31, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                JUDICIAL COUNCIL

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#11D      Authorized to receive additional General Funds from funds not otherwise appropriated in the amount of $100,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#11E      Authorized to receive additional General Funds from funds not otherwise appropriated in the amount of $120,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#12         Authorized adjustments to agency’s quarterly allotments for the period of March 31, 2008.

 

#13         Authorized to contract with Hay Group Inc., Irvine, CA, to provide consulting services for the administration and management of the classification and compensation plans for unclassified employees in an amount not to exceed $20,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009. 

 

#14         Authorized Division of Personnel, State Suggestion and Extraordinary Service Award Evaluation Committee to award non-monetary recognition to Trisha Gaudette, of the Department of Health and Human Services.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#15         Authorized Bureau of Facilities & Assets Management to enter into an agreement with Kang Co. Inc., Concord, NH, for janitorial services at the Thayer Building, Concord, NH in an amount not to exceed $28,600.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Other (Transfer) Funds. 

 

#16         Authorized Bureau of Court Facilities to enter into a lease extension with the City of Keene, NH providing office and courtroom space in the City Hall Building, Keene, NH, in the amount not to exceed $51,574.71.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  100% Transfer Funds. 

 

#17         Authorized Bureau of Court Facilities to enter into a one-month hold over amendment with Dusty’s Transportation Inc., Auburn, NH, for office and courtroom space in an amount not to exceed $4,137.47.  Effective July 1, 2008 through July 31, 2008.  100% Transfer Funds. 

 

#18         Authorized to amend a Master Statewide Contract and Laboratory Information Management System, with ChemWare Inc., NC, (previously amended by G&C on 6-22-05, item #24), for upgraded software licensing, maintenance, support, training, and installation services, by increasing the amount by $125,000 from $500,000 to $625,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Other (Agency) Funds. 

 

#19         Authorized Bureau of Education and Training to enter into a lease agreement with Hodges Development Corporation, Concord, NH, for classroom space in an amount not to exceed $191,128.92.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2013.  100% Revolving Funds. 

 

#19A      Authorized to accept and place on file the Report and Findings of Councilor Raymond S. Burton with regard to the financing, construction, renovation, furnishing and equipping of certain facilities and refinancing of certain existing indebtedness in connection with Lakes Region General Hospital, Laconia, NH and Franklin Regional Hospital, Franklin, NH.

 

#19B      Authorized to accept and place on file the Report and Findings of Councilor Raymond S. Burton with regard to the refinancing of certain existing indebtedness in connection with Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital, Lebanon, NH. 

 

#19C      Authorized Bureau of General Services to amend a contract with Pelmac Industries Inc., Auburn, NH (previously approved by G&C on 8-5-05, item #35), for security monitoring/burglar alarm and access system services, by increasing the cost by $30,786.66 from $92,360 to $123,146.66.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.

 

#19D      Authorized Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with D. L. King & Associates Inc., Nashua, NH, for floor abatement & replacement, at Glencliff – Brown Building, Benton, NH, for a total price not to exceed $579,985.  (2)Further Authorized a contingency in the amount of $75,000 for unanticipated expense, bringing the total to $654,985.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 31, 2008.  100% General Funds. 

 

#19E      Authorized Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Ricci Construction Inc., Portsmouth, NH, for the construction of three salt sheds, for a price not to exceed $992,777.  (2)Further Authorized a contingency in the amount of $75,000 for unanticipated expense, bringing the total to $654,985.  (3)Further Authorized the amount of $26,550 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $1,059,327.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 30, 2008.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

                                TREASURY DEPARTMENT

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#20         Authorized a contract renewal option with BondLogistix LLC, New York, NY, (previously approved by G&C on 6-7-06, item #35), for Arbitrage Rebate Compliance Services on the State of NH Turnpike System bonds in an amount not to exceed $25,000.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  100% Turnpike Funds. 

 

#21         Authorized to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated and the State Treasurer to issue checks in the amount of $42,671.74 to the rightful owners of abandoned or unclaimed funds. 

 

#22         Authorized to deposit, as available, funds of the State, in any bank as detailed in letter dated May 9, 2008.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE ADMINISTRATION

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#23         Authorized to hire John Mintken as Field Audit Leader, Unclassified position #9U369, Maximum step for Group DD, at $37.43 per hour not to exceed 30 hours per week at maximum annual salary of $58,390.80.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% General Funds. 

 

#23A      Authorized the request that Kathleen J. Sher be hired as Assistant Director of Audit, unclassified position #9U145, and be placed at maximum step for Group FF ($79,542).  Effective upon G&C approval. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL RESOURCES

#24         The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Shea, seconded by Councilor Wieczorek authorized the request of the Division of Historical Resources to enter into a contract with Elizabeth Durfee Hengen, Concord, NH, for the development of a manual to assist in establishing neighborhood conservation districts in the amount of $10,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 30, 2008.  27% General, 73% Federal Funds. 

 

                                JOINT BOARD OF LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION

#25         The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Shea, seconded by Councilor Burton authorized the request to enter into a sole source contract with the Council of Landscape Architectural Registration Boards, Fairfax, VA, for the preparation and scoring of the natural landscape architect examinations in the amount of $25,000.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                ATTORNEY GENERAL

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#26         Authorized to appoint Michael S. Lewis as an Assistant Attorney General, at a salary level of $57,994.94 with a five year term effective upon G&C approval. 

 

#26A      Authorized to reappoint James T. Boffetti to position #9U500, as an Assistant Attorney General at a salary level of $77,494.42.  Effective upon G&C approval for a term ending October 31, 2012.

 

#26B      Authorized to designate Mark R. Syska as an attorney at a salary of $60,000.  Effective June 6, 2008.

 

#26C      Authorized to grant a salary raise to John R. Lilly, Attorney, of $2,000 making his salary $57,000.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

 

                                NH EMPLOYMENT SECURITY

#27         The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Shea and with Councilor Wieczorek voting no, authorized the request to retroactively reclassify position #30097 Clerk IV, salary grade 12 to Senior Accounting Technician, salary grade 14.  Effective March 14, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#28         Authorized to accept retroactive donations of goods and supplies with a total value of $29,518.84 from various contributors from November 26, 2007 through April 30, 2008.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

 

#28A      Authorized additional funding in the amount of $1,050,000 for medical and dental expenses to cover projected shortfalls for the remainder of state fiscal year 2008.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% General Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#28B      Authorized to transfer the sum of $727,580 from and within accounts to cover projected shortfalls for the remainder of state fiscal year 2008.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% General Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

                                LIQUOR COMMISSION

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#29         Authorized to amend a contract with Interstate Electrical Services Corporation, North Billerica, MA (previously approved by G&C on 10-8-03, item #35), to provide electrical services for various Liquor Commission locations throughout NH, by increasing the amount from $355,131 to $405,362, an increase of $50,231.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  100% General Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#29A      Authorized to transfer appropriated funds in the amount of $80,600 within and among organizational units of the appropriation warrant dated July 1, 2007, Chapter 262, Laws of 2007, for fiscal year 2008, to compensate for expected shortfalls and to adjust the budget as detailed in letter dated May 12, 2008.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#30         Authorized to exchange all or a portion of the 244-acre Sentinel Mountain State Forest in Piermont, NH for a 100-acre portion of the White Mountain National Forest known as “Old Mittersill Ski Area” in Franconia, NH.  (2)Further Authorized to accept title from the US Forest Service to a 100-acre portion of the White Mountain National Forest known as “Old Mittersill Ski Area” to be annexed to Franconia Notch State Park in Franconia, NH.  0% State Funds. 

 

#31         Authorized Division of Travel and Tourism Development to exercise a contract renewal option with Plymouth State University, Institute for NH Studies, Plymouth, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 8-23-06, item #49), for research services in the amount of $150,000.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

#32         Authorized Division of Parks and Recreation to accept a donation in the amount of $15,000 from the Reach the Beach Relay Inc., Woodville, MA.  100% Hampton Beach Donations. 

 

#33         Authorized Division of Parks and Recreation to name the Bear Brook Catamount Pond Pavilion in honor of Mr. Alderic O, “Dick” Violette, Warner, NH.

 

#34         Authorized Division of Parks and Recreation to exercise a contract renewal option with Boston Culinary Group Inc., Cambridge, MA (previously approved by G&C on 10-21-05, item #113), for the operation of the food concession at Cannon Mountain and the Flume Visitor’s Center.  Effective November 1, 2008 through October 31, 2011. 

 

#35         Authorized Division of Forests and Lands to enter into a contract with Richill Inc., d/b/a Four Star Aviation, Andover, MA, for flying the forest health aerial detection surveys in the amount of $15,000.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#36         Authorized Division of Forests and Lands to enter into an agreement with abutters to relocate a state-held access easement in the area where it crosses private property prior to entering into Mascoma State Forest in Canaan, NH.  0% State Funds. 

 

#37         Authorized Division of Forests and Lands to enter into a contract with Alan Emerson Aviation Inc., Gilford, NH, for aerial detection for flying forest fire detection patrol routes in the amount of $7,800.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 31, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

#38         Authorized Division of Forests and Lands to exercise the second year of a contract renewal option with The Nature Conservancy, Concord, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-7-06, item #54), for ecological services in support of the NH Natural Heritage Bureau in the amount of $340,000.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  4% Federal, 96% Agency Income Funds. 

 

#39         Authorized Division of Economic Development to exercise the renewal option with Bresette + Co., Portsmouth, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #96), for domestic and international advertising, marketing and promotional services in the amount up to $452,576.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2010.  86% General, 14% Federal Funds for FY09, and 100% General Funds for FY10. 

 

#39A      Authorized with Councilor Hollingworth voting no, the Division of Economic Development to enter into a contract with the Concord 20/20, Concord, NH, to explore the feasibility of building a new Merrimack County courthouse in downtown Concord in the amount of $20,000.  (2)Further Authorized the payment of $18,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.   100% General Funds. 

 

                                NH FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#40         Authorized to enter into a contract with William R. Cheryl L. Joseph d/b/a Alternative Solution Cleaning Service, Tilton, NH, for professional cleaning services at the Region 2 Office in the amount of $3,840.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  100% Fish and Game Funds. 

 

#41         Authorized to enter into a Cooperative Project Agreement with the University of NH to survey and identify moth specimens collected from Pine Barrens locations for a cost not to exceed $11,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2009.  73% Federal (State Wildlife Grants), 27% Other (Nongame) Funds. 

 

#42         Authorized to enter into a contract with East Coast Excavating Inc., Groveland, MA, to provide a porous asphalt parking lot and site improvements on Department land located at the Great Bay Discovery Center, Greenland, NH for an amount not to exceed $108,244.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#43         Authorized to enter into a Grant Agreement with the Society for the Protection of NH Forests to acquire 2,100 acres of land in Clarksville, NH, in the amount of $250,000.  100% Other (Dedicated Habitat and Game Management) Funds. 

 

#44         Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with Christopher Kane, Concord, NH, for vegetation monitoring of the Concord Municipal Airport Conservation Zones in the amount of $5,535.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 30, 2009.  100% Other (Non-game) Funds. 

 

#45         Authorized to enter into a cooperative agreement with the Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation for the purposes of implementing a direct mail marketing program targeting lapsed anglers to increase fishing license sales.  (2)Further Authorized to expend up to $15,000 in matching grant funds in support of a direct mail marketing program.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2008.  100% Other (RBFF Grant) Funds. 

 

#46         Authorized to enter into a Grant Agreement with the Town of Unity, NH, for the purchase of conservation easement and associated costs on the Judkins Farm in Unity, NH in the amount of $5,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  100% Other (Wildlife Habitat) Funds. 

 

#47         Authorized to accept a $2,500 donation from the NH Chapter of Safari Club International to be deposited into the Game Management Account.  100% Agency Income (Game Management) Funds. 

 

#48         Authorized to pay the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission, Washington, DC, $19,133 annual assessment.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Fish and Game Funds. 

 

#49         Authorized to enter into Off Highway Recreational Vehicle Law Enforcement contracts with the NH Police Departments as detailed in letter dated May 9, 2008, in an aggregate total of $236,610.  Effective upon G&C approvl through June 30, 2009.  100% Other (OHRV) Funds. 

 

#49A      Authorized to transfer appropriations in the amount of $28,500.  56.77% F&G, 43.23% Federal Funds. Fiscal Committee approved.  

 

#49B      Authorized to transfer $74,364 from the NH Fish and Game Reserve to the Fish and Game FY 2008 Operating Budget.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#50         Authorized to award a grant to the Town of Grafton in the amount of $2,500 for used oil collection center improvements.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 25, 2009.  100% Hazardous Waste Funds. 

 

#51         Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with Carl Koteff, Herndon, VA, for geologic mapping services in the amount of $13,975.  (2)Further Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with Emery and Garrett Groundwater Inc., Meredith, NH, for geologic mapping services in the amount of $18,250.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 15, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#52         Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with Carol T. Hildreth, Holliston, MA, for geologic mapping services in the amount of $15,000.  (2)Further Authorized to enter into a sole source contract Peter J. Thompson, Durham, NH, for geologic mapping services in the amount of $15,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 15, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#53         Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with SPECTRO Analytical Instruments Inc., Mahwah, NJ, for software training on a laboratory instrument in the amount of $4,920.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#54         Authorized to retroactively enter into a new memorandum of understanding with the US Geological Survey, Pembroke, NH, to continue evaluating the effectiveness of the remedial action of the OK Tool Superfund site in Milford, NH in the amount of $20,000.  Effective May 1, 2008 through December 31, 2008.  90% Federal, 10% Capital Funds. 

 

#55         Authorized to enter into a grant agreement with Blizzard Inc., d/b/a Lakeport Landing Marina, Laconia, NH, in the amount of $1,000 to pay for operation and maintenance costs for the boat sewage pumpout station.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 31, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#56         Authorized to enter into a grant agreement with Blizzard Inc., d/b/a Lakeport Landing Marina, Laconia, NH, for a total of $10,612.50 to provide a replacement pumpout station.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#57         Authorized to amend a contract with Comprehensive Environmental Inc., Merrimack, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-27-07, item #12), to develop a water resource plan, by extending the completion date to December 31, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#58         Authorized to approve a loan agreement with the City of Berlin, in the principal amount of $15,000,000 to finance wastewater treatment facility improvements.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% CWSRF Loan Repayment Funds. 

 

#59         Authorized to award a grant to the Town of Hampton, NH to establish a nature trail on Lamprey Ice Pond and conduct an engineering study of a dam on the property in the amount of $25,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#60         Authorized to pay retroactive annual membership dues to the Association of State and Territorial Solid Waste Management Officials, Washington, DC, in the amount of $4,000.  Effective July 1, 2007 through July 1, 2008.  99.6% Federal, 0.4% Other Agency Funds. 

 

#61         Authorized to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Barnstead, for the purpose of variable milfoil control in the Suncook River in Barnstead for $50,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2008.  100% Lake Restoration Funds. 

 

#62         Authorized Chris Barrett’s request to construct a tidal docking structure of a permanent pier connecting to a ramp, connecting to two floats, providing one slip on the Piscataqua River in Dover.

 

#63         Authorized John Riley III’s request to construct a tidal docking structure consisting of a concrete pad in the upland connecting to a ramp, connecting to a float, providing one under-sized slip on Little Bay in Durham.

 

#64         Authorized Raymond Paradis’s request to construct a tidal docking structure consisting of stairs over the bank to a permanent pier, connecting to a ramp, connecting to a float, providing on under-sized slip on the Bellamy River in Dover.

 

#65         Authorized James Brown’s request to construct a tidal docking structure consisting of a permanent pier connecting to a ramp, connecting to a float, providing one slip on the Cocheco River in Dover.

 

#66         Authorized to award a Water Supply Land Grant to the City of Rochester, NH in the amount of $64,500 to purchase a conservation easement on two parcels of property in a source water protection area to protect water supply land.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

#67         Authorized to award a Water Supply Land Grant to the Town of Lee, NH, in the amount of $104,000 to purchase a conservation easement on a parcel of property in a source water protection area to protect water supply land.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

#68         Authorized to award a Water Supply Land Grant to the City of Rochester, NH, in the amount of $50,000 to purchase a conservation easement on within a source water protection area to protect water supply land.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

#69         Authorized to award a Water Supply Land Grant to the Town of Newmarket, NH in the amount of $138,615 to purchase a conservation easement on two parcels of property in a source water protection area to protect water supply land.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

#70         Authorized with Councilor Wieczorek voting no, to reclassify position #42725 Health Promotion Advisor, labor grade 23 to Environmental Program Manager, labor grade 27.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#71         Authorized to award a Water Supply Land Grant to the Town of Jaffrey, NH, in the amount of $10,500 to purchase land in a source water protection area to protect water supply land.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

#72         Authorized to award a Water Supply Land Grant to the City of Concord, NH, in the amount of $47,500 to purchase a parcel of property in a source water protection area to protect water supply land.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

#73         Authorized to award a Water Supply Land Grant to the City of Lebanon, NH, in the amount of $12,635 to purchase land in a source water protection area to protect water supply land.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

#73A      Authorized to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the Piscataqua Watershed Association, New Boston, NH, to construct the Horace Lake Ecological Water Control Structure in Weare.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.

 

#73B      Authorized to retroactively amend a lease with Dwight K. Stowell, Athol, MA, (previously amended by G&C on 7-16-06, item #107A), for office space at Sawyer Brook Plaza, Rte 10, Grantham, NH, by increasing the amount by $8,925 from $17,725 to $26,650, and by extending the end date from March 31, 2007 to August 31, 2008.  (2)Further Authorized to use FY2008 funds to pay $1,575 of an FY2007 bill.  100% General Funds. 

 

#73C      Authorized to enter into grant agreements with (1)the Town of Exeter, in the amount of $6,001, (2)the Town of Conway, in the amount of $3,124, and (3)the City of Somersworth, in the amount of $1,476, to fund household hazardous waste collection projects.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2009.  100% Hazardous Waste Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

                                Bureau of Human Resource Management

#74         Authorized to enter Lori A. Weaver into a retroactive Educational Tuition Agreement with Antioch University New England, Keene, NH, to participate in the course entitled Supervised Consulting Project, during the period of April 12, 2008 through August 2, 2008 and to pay said costs in the amount of $5,525.  25% Federal, 75% General Funds. 

 

#74A      Authorized to make a one-time retroactive payment from the State Fiscal Year 2008 funds to Debra Kavanagh, Assistant Administrator, Division of Children, Youth and Families in the amount of $225.72 for wages that were not paid for the period of May 10, 2007 to June 7, 2007.

 

#74B      Authorized to make a one-time retroactive payment from the State Fiscal Year 2008 funds to Diana Smith, Administrator II, Bureau of Administration in the amount of $1,346.70 for wages that were not paid for the period of December 28, 2006 to June 7, 2007.

 

                                Division for Children, Youth & Families

#75         Authorized to enter Stacy Lareau into a retroactive Educational Tuition Agreement with Springfield College, Manchester, NH, to participate in the course entitled Integrative Core Seminar III; Human Services Portfolio, during the period of May 3, 2008 through August 8, 2008, and to pay said costs in the amount of $2,581.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds. 

 

#76         Authorized to award six one-time-only seed grants totaling $10,500 to NH’s Head Start programs for collaboration with community programs in the areas of services for children with disabilities, homelessness, child protection and transition plan development activities.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#76A      Authorized to conduct an organized meeting for the 2008 DCYF Annual Teen Conference on August 14, 2008.  (2)Further Authorized to amend a contract with JSI Research and Training Institute Inc., d/b/a Community Health Institute, Bow, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #410), for conference coordination services, by increasing the price by $9,000 from $9,000 to $18,000, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2008 to June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#76B      Authorized with Councilor Wieczorek voting no, to make a single payment up to a maximum amount of $9,810 to Henry’s Collision Center, Manchester, NH, for automotive repair work to be completed on an employee’s privately owned vehicle that was damaged while on official state business.  (2)Further Authorized to make a single payment, up to a maximum amount of $1,610 to Enterprise Rentals of Boston, Londonderry, NH, for the temporary rental of an automobile to be used by the employee above until the employee’s personal vehicle has been repaired.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds. 

 

                                Division of Family Assistance

#77         Authorized to amend G&C item #389, approved on 6-13-07, to make unencumbered payments on a fee for service basis to providers of interpreting services by increasing the estimated cost of these services by $3,000 from $20,000 to a total amount of $23,000 annually.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds. 

 

#78         Authorized to amend a contract with Child and Family Services, Manchester, NH (previously approved by G&C on 11-15-06, item #109), to provide Family Intervention and Assessment services to participants engaged in the NH Employment Program, by increasing the amount by $1,407,759 from $1,230,882 to $2,638,641, and by extending the end date from June 30, 2008 to June 30, 2010.  80% Federal, 20% General Funds. 

 

#78A      Authorized to enter Margaret Plante into a retroactive educational tuition agreement with NH Community Technical College, Concord, NH, to participate in the course entitled Principals of Macroeconomics and Business Plan Development, during the period of May 27, 2008 through August 1, 2008, and to pay said costs in the amount of $1,236.  25% Federal, 75% General Funds. 

 

                                New Hampshire Hospital

#79         Authorized a contract renewal with Waste Management of NH (previously approved by G&C on 6-7-06, item #111), to continue to provide the removal of solid waste from the Hospital Campus, by increasing the amount from $160,000 to $237,000 and by extending the end date to June 30, 2009 from June 30, 2008.  82% General, 17% Federal, 1% Other Funds. 

 

#80         Authorized to amend a sole source contract with the Trustees of Dartmouth College, Department of Psychiatry, Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, NH (previously amended by G&C on 6-13-07, item #422), to add the services of a staff psychiatrist to the DHHS Division of Juvenile Justice Services, by increasing the amount by $1,072,926 from $62,050,248 to $63,123,174.  Effective upon G&C approval.  77% Federal, 18% General, 5% Other Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Homeless and Housing Services

#81         Authorized to enter into an agreement with Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH, to provide services to homeless individuals in the amount of $42,977.  Effective retroactive to March 1, 2008 through November 30, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#82         Authorized to amend a contract with Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 11-28-07, item #105), to provide services to homeless individuals, by increasing the price limitation by $16,931.18 from $871,247.64 to $888,178.82.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

#83         Authorized to enter into an agreement with Greater Nashua Interfaith Hospitality Network Inc., Hudson, NH, to provide services to homeless individuals in an amount not to exceed $24,287.  Effective July 1, 2008, or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2009.  100% General funds. 

 

#84         Authorized to enter into an agreement with The Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester, Manchester, NH, to provide services to homeless individuals in an amount not to exceed $70,862.  Effective retroactive to January 1, 2008 through December 31, 2008.  100% Federal funds. 

 

#85         Authorized a retroactive contract renewal with Child and Family Services of NH, Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-27-07, item #159), to provide services to homeless individuals in an amount not to exceed $42,693.  Effective January 1, 2008 through December 31, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#86         Authorized a retroactive contract renewal with Nashua Pastoral Care Center Inc., Nashua, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-27-07, item #155), to provide services to homeless individuals in an amount not to exceed $20,193.  Effective January 1, 2008 through December 31, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#87         Authorized a retroactive contract renewal with Community Services of NH, Concord, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-27-07, item #174), to provide services to homeless individuals in an amount not to exceed $22,343.  Effective January 1, 2008 through December 31, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#88         Authorized a retroactive contract renewal with Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-27-07, item #173), to provide services to homeless individuals in an amount not to exceed $79,193.  Effective January 1, 2008 through December 31, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#89         Authorized a retroactive contract renewal with Harbor Homes Inc., Nashua, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-27-07, item #175), to provide services to homeless individuals in an amount not to exceed $20,193.  Effective January 1, 2008 through December 31, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#90         Authorized a retroactive contract renewal with Cross Roads House Inc., Portsmouth, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-27-07, item #158), to provide services to homeless individuals in an amount not to exceed $76,135.  Effective January 1, 2008 through December 31, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#91         Authorized a retroactive contract renewal with Bridge House Inc., Plymouth, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-27-07, item #157), to provide services to homeless individuals in an amount not to exceed $20,193.  Effective January 1, 2008 through December 31, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#92         Authorized a retroactive contract renewal with Families in Transition Inc., Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-27-07, item #161), to provide services to homeless individuals in an amount not to exceed $30,193.  Effective January 1, 2008 through December 31, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Disability Determination Unit

#93         Authorized to amend an agreement with Douglas L. Noordsy, MD, Canaan, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 7-18-07, item #132), to function as a Medical Disability Determination Reviewer by increasing the amount not to exceed $16,840 from $50,029 to $66,869, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2008 to June 30, 2009.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds. 

 

#94         Authorized to enter into an agreement with Bonnie Sanborn, Registered Nurse, Concord, NH, to function as a Disability Determination Reviewer for a total amount of $31,200.  Effective July 1, 2008 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2009.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds. 

 

#95         Authorized to amend an agreement with Susan T. Clark, Registered Nurse, Goffstown, NH (previously amended by G&C on 1-16-08, item #84), to function as a Disability Determination Reviewer, by increasing the price by an amount not to exceed $20,800 from $38,262 to $59,062, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2008 to June 30, 2009.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds. 

 

#96         Authorized to amend an agreement with Peter B. Delfausse, MD, Concord, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 6-13-07, item #400), to function as a Medical Disability Determination Reviewer by increasing the amount not to exceed $40,000 from $125,652.04 to $165,652.04, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2008 to June 30, 2009.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Developmental Services

#97         Authorized Special Medical Services Section to amend an agreement with Concord Regional Visiting Nurse Association, Concord, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 6-27-07, item #292), to provide two Registered Nurses who shall share the position of Community Care Coordinator providing community-based care coordination services to children with special needs and their families residing in Merrimack County, by increasing the price from $169,430.06 to $229,960.06, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2008 to June 30, 2009.  68% General, 32% Federal Funds. 

 

#98         Authorized Special Medical Services Section to amend an agreement with Cynthia A. Kahn, MD, Londonderry, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 6-13-07, item #396), to provide developmental pediatric services to specialty clinics for children with neuromotor disabilities, by increasing the price by $92,434 from $246,860 to $339,294, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2008 to June 30, 2009.  68% General, 32% Federal Funds. 

 

#99         Authorized Special Medical Services Section to amend an agreement with the Trustees of Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 6-27-07, item #277), to provide development pediatric services to Special Medical Services’ specialty clinics for children with neuromotor disabilities, by increasing the price from $85,350 to $115,736, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2008 to June 30, 2009.  68% General, 32% Federal Funds. 

 

#100       Authorized Special Medical Services Section to amend an agreement with Colleen A. Sullivan, Physical Therapist, Bow, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 6-27-07, item #281), to provide pediatric physical therapy services to Special Medical Services’ specialty clinics for children with neuromotor disabilities, by increasing the price from $56,961.51 to $81,272.51, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2008 to June 30, 2009.  68% General, 32% Federal Funds. 

 

#101       Authorized Special Medical Services Section to amend an agreement with Colleen A. Sullivan, PT II, Dunbarton, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 6-13-07, item #395), to provide pediatric physical therapy services to Special Medical Services’ specialty clinics for children with neuromotor disabilities, by increasing the price from $25,250.32 to $34,476.32, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2008 to June 30, 2009.  68% General, 32% Federal Funds. 

 

#102       Authorized Special Medical Services Section to amend an agreement with Trustees of Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 6-27-07, item #285), to support a Child Development Program Network of family-centered, community-based, diagnostic evaluation and consultation services for children birth through 9 years of age suspected of or at risk for altered developmental progress, by increasing the price from $587,106 to $794,493, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2008 to June 30, 2009.  68% General, 32% Federal Funds. 

 

#103       Authorized Special Medical Services Section to amend an agreement with the Special Needs Support Center of the Upper Valley, Lebanon, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 6-27-07, item #290), to staff a toll-free telephone number for NH families seeking information, referral, literature or related services for their child(ren) with special health care needs, and to furnish a Parent-to-Parent Coordinator who will provide technical assistance and matching services to parents of children with special health care needs, by increasing the price from $49,986 to $66,642, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2008 to June 30, 2009.  68% General, 32% Federal Funds. 

 

#104       Authorized to enter into a sole source agreement with the Behavioral Health & Developmental Services of Strafford County Inc., Dover, NH, to provide developmental and acquired brain disorder services in an amount not to exceed $256,557.  (2)Further Authorized advance payment up to a maximum of one-twelfth the contract price.  Effective July 1, 2008 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2009.  73% General, 27% Federal Funds. 

 

#105       Authorized to enter into an agreement with the Trustees of Dartmouth College, through the Hood Center for Children and Families, Lebanon, NH, to continue the support of the integrated service delivery system for children with chronic illnesses and their families in an amount not to exceed $848,618.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#106       Authorized Special Medical Services Section to amend an agreement with Child Health Services, Manchester, NH (previously amended by G&C on 6-27-07, item #283), to support a Neuromotor Disabilities Clinical Program that provides community-based, evaluation and consultation services for children with neuromotor disabilities and their families, by increasing the price from $538,676 to $727,602, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2008 to June 30, 2009.  (2)Further Authorized an advance payment up to a maximum of one-twelfth of the contract price limitation.  68% General, 32% Federal Funds. 

 

#107       Authorized Special Medical Services Section to amend an agreement with Child Health Services, Manchester, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 6-27-07, item #279), to support a Child Development Program Network of family-centered, community-based, diagnostic evaluation and consultation services for children birth through 6 years of age suspected of or at risk for altered developmental progress, by increasing the price from $770,882 to $1,064,147, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2008 to June 30, 2009. (2)Further Authorized an advance payment up to a maximum of one-twelfth of the contract price limitation.  68% General, 32% Federal Funds. 

 

#108       Authorized Special Medical Services Section to amend an agreement with Coos County Family Health Services, Inc., Berlin, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 6-27-07, item #291), to provide a Registered Nurse to be the Clinical Nurse Coordinator for the Berlin Neuromotor Disabilities Program, by increasing the price from $81,407 to $101,914, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2008 to June 30, 2009.  68% General, 32% Federal Funds. 

 

#109       Authorized Special Medical Services Section to amend an agreement with Child Health Services, Manchester, NH (previously amended by G&C on 6-27-07, item #286), to provide comprehensive nutrition network services to children with special health care needs, by increasing the price from $1,000,405 to $1,288,840, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2008 to June 30, 2009.  (2)Further Authorized an advance payment up to a maximum of one-twelfth of the contract price limitation.  68% General, 32% Federal Funds. 

 

#110       Authorized Special Medical Services Section to amend an agreement with Child Health Services, Manchester, NH (previously amended by G&C on 6-27-07, item #288), to provide two individuals who shall work as Community Care Coordinators to provide community-based care coordination services to children with special health care needs and their families residing in Hillsborough, Rockingham and Strafford counties, by increasing the price from $484,025 to $657,343, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2008 to June 30, 2009.  (2)Further Authorized an advance payment up to a maximum of one-twelfth of the contract price limitation.  68% General, 32% Federal Funds. 

 

#111       Authorized Special Medical Services Section to amend an agreement with the NH Coalition for Citizens With Disabilities Inc., d/b/a Parent Information Center, Concord, NH, (previously amended on 6-27-07, item #282), to identify individuals to perform the duties of parent consultants who shall function as Co-Directors in offering leadership/oversight in the operation of a Family-to-Family Health Information Center for families with children with special health care needs, by increasing the price from $432,456.29 to $599,932.29, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2008 to June 30, 2009.  68% General, 32% Federal Funds. 

 

#112       Authorized Special Medical Services Section to amend an agreement with Southeastern Regional Education Service Center Inc., Bedford, NH (previously amended by G&C on 6-27-07, item #289), to provide feeding and swallowing services to children with special health care needs, by increasing the price from $454,671 to $610,815, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2008 to June 30, 2009.  68% General, 32% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Behavioral Health

#113       Authorized to enter into an agreement with The Lakes Region Mental Health Center Inc., d/b/a Genesis Behavioral Health, Laconia, NH, to provide mental health services in an amount not to exceed $52,654.  Effective July 1, 2008 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2009.  96% General, 4% Federal Funds. 

 

#114       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Behavioral Health and Developmental Services of Strafford County Inc., d/b/a Community Partners of Strafford County, Dover, NH, to provide mental health services in an amount not to exceed $181,236.  Effective July 1, 2008 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2009.  99% General, 1% Federal Funds. 

 

#115       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Northern Human Services, Conway, NH to provide mental health services in an amount not to exceed $220,310.  Effective July 1, 2008 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2009.  72% General, 28% Federal Funds. 

 

#116       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Harbor Homes Inc., Nashua, NH to provide non-Mediciad funded mental health services and peer support services in an amount not to exceed $101,633.  Effective July 1, 2008 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

#117       Authorized to enter into an agreement with West Central Services Inc., d/b/a West Central Behavioral Health, Lebanon, NH to provide mental health services in an amount not to exceed $3,770.  Effective July 1, 2008 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2009.  47% General, 53% Federal Funds. 

 

#118       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Community Council of Nashua, NH, to provide mental health services in an amount not to exceed $405,089.  Effective July 1, 2008 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2009.  88% General, 12% Federal Funds. 

 

#119       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Monadnock Family Services, Keene, NH, to provide mental health services in an amount not to exceed $40,350.  Effective July 1, 2008 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2009.  4% General, 96% Federal Funds. 

 

#120       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Mental Health Center for Southern NH d/b/a CLM Center for Life Management, Salem, NH, to provide mental health services in an amount not to exceed $30,770.  Effective July 1, 2008 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2009.  6% General, 94% Federal Funds. 

 

#121       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Seacoast Mental Health Center Inc., Portsmouth, NH, to provide mental health services in an amount not to exceed $61,142.  Effective July 1, 2008 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2009.  52% General, 48% Federal Funds. 

 

#122       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Riverbend Community Mental Health Inc., Concord, NH, to provide mental health services in an amount not to exceed $118,770.  Effective July 1, 2008 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2009.  56% General, 44% Federal Funds. 

 

#123       Authorized to enter into an agreement with The Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester, Manchester, NH, to provide mental health services in an amount not to exceed $523,940.  Effective July 1, 2008 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2009.  92% General, 8% Federal Funds. 

 

#123A    Authorized to enter into an agreement with Attorney Merin Chamberlain, Manchester, NH, to provide legal services in an amount not to exceed $12,500.  Effective July 1, 2008 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

#123B    Authorized to enter into an agreement with Attorney Steven P. Bunker, Concord, NH, to provide legal services in an amount not to exceed $16,492.  Effective July 1, 2008 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

#123C    Authorized to enter into an agreement with Attorney Lauren Vallari, Concord, NH, to provide legal services in an amount not to exceed $25,792.  Effective July 1, 2008 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

#123D    Authorized to enter into an agreement with Attorney Earl S. Carrel, Manchester, NH, to provide legal services in an amount not to exceed $28,148.  Effective July 1, 2008 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

#123E    Authorized to enter into an agreement with Attorney John P. LeBrun, Concord, NH, to provide legal services in an amount not to exceed $36,456.  Effective July 1, 2008 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

#123F    Authorized to enter into an agreement with Therese Charest, Nashua, NH, to provide representative payee services in an amount not to exceed $4,800.  Effective July 1, 2008 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

#123G    Authorized to amend a sole source contract with NAMI NH, Concord, NH (previously approved by G&C on 10-17-07, item #94), to provide Family Mutual Support Services, by increasing the price by $395,662 from $242,734 to $638,396, and by extending the completion date through June 30, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                Division of Public Health Services

#124       Authorized Bureau of Disease Control and Health Statistics to exercise a contract renewal with Glen Group Inc., North Conway, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #234), to provide program promotion assistance to the NH Immunization Program, by increasing the price by $311,158 from $148,000 to $459,158, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#125       Authorized with Councilor Pignatelli voting no, Bureau of Disease Control and Health Statistics to enter into a sole source agreement with the University of NH, Durham, NH, to provide the DPHS with epidemiological and health data analysis expertise in an amount not to exceed $88,067.  Effective July 1, 2008 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#126       Authorized with Councilor Wieczorek voting no, Bureau of Disease Control and Health Statistics to reclassify position #42896 from Data Entry Operator III, salary grade 8 to Program Specialist II, salary grade 21.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#127       Authorized Bureau of Prevention Services; Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Prevention Section to exercise a contract renewal with Dover, NH Police Department (previously approved by G&C on 6-21-06, item #184), to provide tobacco prevention and control initiatives, by increasing the price by $23,250 from $62,000 to $85,250, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#128       Authorized Bureau of Prevention Services; Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Prevention Section to exercise a contract renewal with Steppingstone Music Opportunities Inc., d/b/a The Sad Café, Plaistow, NH (previously approved by G&C on 6-21-06, item #185), to provide tobacco prevention and control initiatives, by increasing the price by $22,125 from $59,000 to $81,125, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#129       Authorized Bureau of Prevention Services; Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Prevention Section to exercise a contract renewal with Mascoma Valley Health Initiative, Canaan, NH (previously approved by G&C on 6-21-06, item #181), to provide tobacco prevention and control initiatives, by increasing the price by $18,750 from $50,000 to $68,750, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#130       Authorized Bureau of Prevention Services; Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Prevention Section to exercise a contract renewal with Good Beginnings of Sullivan County, Claremont, NH (previously approved by G&C on 6-21-06, item #182), to provide tobacco prevention and control initiatives, by increasing the price by $22,500 from $60,000 to $82,500, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#131       Authorized Bureau of Prevention Services; Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Prevention Section to exercise a contract renewal with United Way of Merrimack County, Concord, NH (previously approved by G&C on 7-19-06, item #125), to provide tobacco prevention and control initiatives, by increasing the price by $21,000 from $56,000 to $77,000, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#132       Authorized Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal and Child Health Section, Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program to exercise a contract renewal with Kevin Sheehan, Portsmouth, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 11-29-06, item #82), to provide twelve courses at various locations throughout the State of NH regarding lead-safe renovation practices, by increasing the price by $7,200 from $7,200 to $14,400, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#133       Authorized Bureau of Prevention Services, Chronic Disease Prevention and Control Section, Comprehensive Cancer Control Program to exercise a contract renewal with the Foundation for Health Communities, Concord, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 3-8-07, item #92), to provide professional management, administrative support, and fiscal management to the Comprehensive Cancer Collaboration, by increasing the price by $204,450 from $249,450 to $453,900, and by extending the completion date to June 29, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#134       Authorized Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to enter into an agreement with VNA at HCS Inc., Keene, NH, to provide Child and Family Health Support Services in an amount not to exceed $60,000.  Effective July 1, 2008 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  48% Federal, 52% General Funds. 

 

#135       Authorized Bureau of Community Health Services, Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment Section to exercise a contract renewal with Headrest, Lebanon (previously approved by G&C on 11-28-07, item, #123), to provide Hotline services to individuals asking for assistance with alcohol and other drug abuse crisis situations or individuals needing referral to alcohol and other drug treatment services, by increasing the price by $10,000 from $10,000 to $20,000, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#136       Authorized Bureau of Prevention Services, Chronic Disease Prevention and Control Section, Diabetes Education Program to enter into an agreement with Community Health Access Network, Newmarket, NH, to provide activities for the prevention and control of diabetes in NH in an amount not to exceed $170,000.  Effective July 1, 2008 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#137       Authorized Bureau of Prevention Services, Nutrition and Health Promotion Section, Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children to amend an agreement with Coos County Family Health Services Inc., Berlin, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #166), to provide WIC and Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program nutrition services, by increasing the price by $17,755 from $258,487 to $276,242.  Effective upon G&C approval.  99.5% Federal, .5% General Funds. 

 

#138       Authorized with Councilor Pignatelli voting no, Bureau of Prevention Services, Nutrition and Health Promotion Section, Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children to amend an agreement with Ammonoosuc Community Health Services Inc., Littleton, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #167), to provide WIC, Commodity Supplemental Food Program, and Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program nutrition services, by increasing the price by $35,528 from $298,380 to $333,908.  Effective upon G&C approval.  94% Federal, 6% General Funds. 

 

#139       Authorized with Councilor Pignatelli voting no, Bureau of Prevention Services, Nutrition and Health Promotion Section, Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children to amend an agreement with Ossipee Concerned Citizens Inc., Center Ossipee, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #168), to provide WIC, Commodity Supplemental Food Program, and Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program nutrition services, by increasing the price by $3,376.50 from $367,377 to $370,753.50.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  99% Federal, 1% General Funds. 

 

#140       Authorized with Councilor Pignatelli voting no, Bureau of Prevention Services, Nutrition and Health Promotion Section, Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children to amend an agreement with Rockingham Community Action, Portsmouth, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #170), to provide WIC, Commodity Supplemental Food Program, and Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program nutrition services, by increasing the price by $69,915.47 from $995,883 to $1,065,798.47.  Effective upon G&C approval.  97% Federal, 3% General Funds. 

 

#141       Authorized with Councilor Pignatelli voting no, Bureau of Prevention Services, Nutrition and Health Promotion Section, Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children to amend an agreement with Community Action Program of Belknap and Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #171), to provide WIC, Commodity Supplemental Food Program, and Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program nutrition services, by increasing the price by $61,005 from $1,661,674 to $1,722,679.  Effective upon G&C approval.  98% Federal, 2% General Funds. 

 

#142       Authorized Bureau of Prevention Services, Nutrition and Health Promotion Section, Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children to amend an agreement with Southwestern Community Services Inc., Keene, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #169), to provide WIC, Commodity Supplemental Food Program, and Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program nutrition services, by increasing the price by $38,433.93 from $766,594 to $805,027.93.  Effective upon G&C approval.  95% Federal, 5% General Funds. 

 

#143       Authorized Bureau of Prevention Services, Nutrition and Health Promotion Section, Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children to amend an agreement with Avis Goodwin Community Health Center, Rochester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #172), to provide WIC, Commodity Supplemental Food Program, and Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program nutrition services, by increasing the price by $20,793.71 from $613,578 to $634,371.71.  Effective upon G&C approval.  97% Federal, 3% General Funds. 

 

#144       Authorized Bureau of Prevention Services, Nutrition and Health Promotion Section, Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children to amend an agreement with Southern NH Services Inc., Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #173), to provide WIC, Commodity Supplemental Food Program, and Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program nutrition services, by increasing the price by $56,370 from $2,077,612 to $2,133,982.  Effective upon G&C approval.  99% Federal, 1% General Funds. 

 

#145       Authorized Bureau of Prevention Services, Nutrition and Health Promotion Section, Women, Infants and Children Program, to exercise a contract renewal with Valerie A. Long, Epsom, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 5-16-07, item #94), to provide consultant services as the FitWIC Project Coordinator, by increasing the price by $45,749 to $89,249, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#146       Authorized Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to enter into an agreement with Coos County Family Health Services Inc., Berlin, NH, to provide primary care services and breast and cervical cancer screening in an amount not to exceed $352,236.  Effective July 1, 2008 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  78% General, 22% Federal Funds. 

 

#147       Authorized Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to enter into an agreement with White Mountain Community Health Center, Conway, NH, to provide primary care services and breast and cervical cancer screening in an amount not to exceed $504,354.  Effective July 1, 2008 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  87% General, 13% Federal Funds. 

 

#148       Authorized Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to enter into an agreement with Ammonoosuc Community Health Services Inc., Littleton, NH, to provide primary care services and breast and cervical cancer screening in an amount not to exceed $673,360.  Effective July 1, 2008 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  82% General, 18% Federal Funds. 

 

#149       Authorized Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to enter into an agreement with Health First Family Care Center, Franklin, NH, to provide primary care services and breast and cervical cancer screening in an amount not to exceed $691,060.  Effective July 1, 2008 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  86% General, 14% Federal Funds. 

 

#150       Authorized Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to enter into an agreement with Lamprey Health Care Inc., Newmarket, NH, to provide primary care services and breast and cervical cancer screening in an amount not to exceed $1,478,502.  Effective July 1, 2008 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  86% General, 17% Federal Funds. 

 

#151       Authorized Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to enter into an agreement with Concord Hospital Inc., Concord, NH, to provide primary care services and breast and cervical cancer screening in an amount not to exceed $930,402.  Effective July 1, 2008 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  91% General, 9% Federal Funds. 

 

#152       Authorized Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to enter into an agreement with Avis Goodwin Community Health Center, Dover, NH, to provide primary care services and breast and cervical cancer screening in an amount not to exceed $983,148.  Effective July 1, 2008 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  81% General, 19% Federal Funds. 

 

#153       Authorized Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to enter into an agreement with Families First of the Greater Seacoast, Portsmouth, NH, to provide primary care services and breast and cervical cancer screening in an amount not to exceed $535,658.  Effective July 1, 2008 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  82% General, 18% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Division for Juvenile Justice Services

#154       Authorized to exercise a two year contract extension with Diamond Drugs Inc., Indiana, PA (previously approved by G&C on 1-16-08, item #79), for pharmaceutical services in an amount not to exceed $420,000.  79% General, 21% Other (County) Funds. 

 

                                Glenfliff Home

#155       Authorized to enter into a contract with Milton Cat/Southworth Milton Inc., Hopkinton, NH, for diesel generator maintenance and repair services, in an amount not to exceed $7,000.  Effective July 1, 2008 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                Office of Medicaid Business and Policy

#156       Authorized to accept and expend additional unrestricted revenue in the amount of $985,000.  (2)Further Authorized the transfer of general funds in the amount of $2,181,613 and accept and expend federal matching funds in the amount of $2,185,976 to the Provider payments – Outpatient Hospital class line account.  (3)Further Authorized the allocation of these funds as detailed in letter dated May 13, 2008.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  Contingent on fiscal committee approval of May 29, 2008. 

 

                                Office of the Commissioner

#156A    Authorized general fund transfers in the amount of $463,212, and decrease related revenue adjustments of $11,964 in federal funds and decrease revenue adjustments of $32,161 in other funds as detailed in letter dated May 13, 2008.  Contingent on fiscal committee approval of May 29, 2008. 

 

#156B    Authorized general fund transfers in the amount of $3,617,353 and increase related revenue adjustments of $1,268,485 in federal funds and decrease revenue adjustments of $437,570 in other funds as detailed in letter dated May 13, 2008.  Contingent on fiscal committee approval of May 29, 2008. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE LOTTERY COMMISSION

#157       The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Shea authorized the request to enter into a contract with Jay McKenna Cleaning Services LLC, Merrimack, NH, for janitorial services in the amount of $10,800.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  100% Lottery Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#158       Authorized the application permit of Ossipee Bluffs Association located on Ossipee Lake in Bristol, NH, for a congregate mooring field, for a total of 17 moorings.

 

#159       Authorized Division of State Police to make a retroactive payment for services rendered from 2-9-07 through 6-29-07 to Lee Garrod d/b/a Glen Lake Animal Hospital, Goffstown, NH, for veterinary care for State Police canines in the amount of $2,580.32.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#160       Authorized Division of State Police to accept and expend additional federal grant funds in the amount of $16,470 from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration for the purpose of improving motor carrier safety.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#161       Authorized Division of Fire Standards and Training and Emergency Medical Services and the Division of Safety Services to amend a contract with Contigiani’s Catering Service Inc., Laconia, NH (previously amended by G&C on 6-7-06, item #189), to provide catering services for the Division of State Police during Motorcycle Week 2008, by increasing the amount by $6,500 from $160,500 to $167,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  81% Highway, 19% Turnpike Funds. 

 

#162       Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with Eastman Kodak Co, Rochester, NY, to provide preventive maintenance, service and repairs to equipment located in the Divisions of Motor Vehicles and Administration in the amount of $19,535.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#163       Authorized Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into grant agreements with the communities as detailed in letter dated April 28, 2008, for a total amount of $131,015.34 to be used for activities associated with enhancing local all-hazard planning.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                NH POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION COMMISSION

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#164       Authorized to award $200,000 in FY 2008 to the University System of NH, which has received private gifts and contributions as a match for state funds under the provision of the Granite State Scholars Program, for the benefit of highly qualified NH residents pursuing programs of study at public colleges and universities within the state.  100% General Funds. 

 

#165       Authorized to award a $2,000 grant to Saint Anselm College for the purpose of granting scholarships to full-time and part-time students who are NH residents enrolled in approved programs in a workforce shortage area in the State of NH, and who will be selected for scholarships by the college on the basis of financial need.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#166       Authorized to exercise a renewal option to grant funds to the Southeastern Regional Education Service Center Inc., Bedford, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 4-4-07, item #91), for on-site evaluations for programs designed for children and youth with disabilities in an amount not to exceed $749,206.80.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#167       Authorized to enter into a contract with Dr. Anita Archer to present at a two day workshop on June 23 and 24, 2008 entitled Scaffolding Reading Comprehension, to provide an opportunity for the NH Reading First faculty, selected teams of schools or Districts in Need of Improvement, NH content area coaches, NHREADS representatives and DOE personnel to participate in this workshop series lead by this highly qualified, nationally known workshop presenter with expertise in vocabulary development, for an amount not to exceed $6,160.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#168       Authorized to enter Ricardo Amesquita into a retroactive education tuition agreement with the University of Massachusetts Boston, Worcester, MA, to participate in the courses entitled Case Management, Clinical Apps of Human Development and Internship, during the period of February 5, 2008 through May 9, 2008, and to pay said costs in the amount of $1,029.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#169       Authorized Division of Career Technology and Adult Learning, Services for Blind and Visually Impaired, to accept donations in the amount of $90 in memory of Raymond Schmitt.

 

#170       Authorized to grant funds to Hillsborough County, Department of Corrections, in the amount of $29,033.83 to provide instruction in the areas of upper level adult basic education and GED test preparation.  Effective July 1, 2008 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#171       Authorized to grant funds to Second Start, Concord, NH, in the amount of $98,775 to provide for basic math and reading instruction for NH Employment Program clients.  Effective July 1, 2008 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2009.  100% Workforce Incentive Funds. 

 

#172       Authorized to grant funds to Second Start, Concord, NH, in the amount of $446,303.25 to provide basic adult education and GED preparation services at multiple locations throughout Merrimack County.  Effective July 1, 2008 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2009.  51% Federal, 49% General Funds. 

 

#173       Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with Main Street Academix Inc., Henniker, NH, to provide leadership training, collect and analyze data, and develop action projects designed to improve school climate, student academic performance, and reduce the number of students who elect to drop out of school in two APEX II high schools in an amount not to exceed $13,600.  (2)Further Authorized payment for services rendered and approved in lieu of withholding at least 25% of the total value of the contract.  Effective July 1, 2008 through December 31, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#174       Authorized to amend a sole source contract with NH Project Learning Tree, Concord, NH (previously approved by G&C on 2-13-08, item #62), to increase the grant budget for the Building Science Literacy in Grades K-8 from $64,130 to $119,000 and to extend the end date from June 30, 2008 to December 31, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#175       Authorized to exercise a renewal option with Community & School Partners LLC, Rye, NH, to continue assistance with the Educator Information System in an amount not to exceed $79,860.  (2)Further Authorized payment for services rendered and approved in lieu of withholding 25% of the total value of the contract.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2009.  75% Teacher Certification, 25% Federal Funds.  

 

#175A    Authorized to exercise a renewal option with Gary Lovgren, North Conway, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 6-27-07, item #323), for continued assistance of the ongoing implementation of the Troops to Teachers program in an amount not to exceed $32,882.  (2)Further Authorized payment for services rendered and approved in lieu of the 25% of the total value of the contract withholding provision.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#176       Authorized to enter into a lease agreement for a parcel of land with a private pedestrian crossing with DPM Realty Trust, Laconia, NH, on the State-owned Concord to Lincoln Railroad Line in Laconia for $1,300 per year.  Effective June 13, 2008 through June 12, 2009. 

 

#177       Authorized Bureau of Finance and Contracts to pay Small Claims for individual amounts less than $600.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2008.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#178       Authorized Commissioner’s Office to enter into a contract with D.L. King & Associates, Nashua, NH, for the reconstruction of associated tank top equipment at vehicle fueling sites in Lisbon and Bartlett on the basis of a low bid of $149,676.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 26, 2008.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#179       Authorized Commissioner’s Office to enter into a contract with D.L. King & Associates, Nashua, NH, for the reconstruction of associated tank top equipment at vehicle fueling sites in Pittsburg, Northumberland and Milton on the basis of a low bid of $219,785.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 26, 2008.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#180       Authorized to accept and place on file the Monthly Equipment Acquisition Plan status report for the period ending April 30, 2008.

 

#181       Authorized Bureau of Right of Way to grant an access point through the Controlled Access Right of Way of NH Route 103 located in Bradford to the Town of Bradford for $16,100.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

 

#182       Authorized to accept and expend prior year unexpended Conservation Number Plate Trust funds in the amount of $44,457. 

 

#183       Authorized Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with All States Asphalt Inc., Sunderland, MA, on the basis of a low bid of $231,750 for pavement rehabilitation along NH 153 in District VI and Strafford County.  (2)Further Authorized a contingency in the amount of $23,175 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 15, 2008.  100% Betterment Funds. 

 

#184       Authorized Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with T. Buck Construction Inc., Auburn, ME, on the basis of a low bid of $624,624 for bridge rehabilitation on NH Route 137 over Moose Brook in the Town of Hancock.  (2)Further Authorized a contingency in the amount of $62,462.40 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 22, 2009.  100% Bonded Betterment Funds. 

 

#185       Authorized Bureau of Environment to enter into two qualifications-based contracts with (1)GZA GeoEnvironmental Inc., Manchester, NH, for a total fee not to exceed $150,000 and (2)The Smart Associates, Concord, NH, for a total fee not to exceed $150,000, to undertake certain water quality services for transportation purposes.  Effective upon G&C approval, and Notice to Proceed, through May 21, 2011. 

 

#186       Authorized Bureau of Environment to host the 2008 Northeast Transportation and Wildlife Conference third biennial conference during the period of September 21-24, 2008 to be held in Meredith, NH at a cost of approximately $20,000, which will be entirely funded by registration fees, seed money from the State of Maine and sponsorships.  (2)Further Authorized to accept and expend up to $20,000 in conference registration fees and sponsorships to fund the conference above.  (3)Further Authorized to enter into a contract with the Inns at Mill Falls d/b/a Hampshire Hospitality Holdings, Meredith, NH, to cover the costs of the rental of the conference center, meals and other incidentals in the amount not to exceed $18,000.  (4)Further Authorized to advance the Inn at Mill Falls $7,000 from the funds above in the form of a non-refundable deposit.  (5)Further Authorized to allow up to six department employees to be reimbursed for lodging and meals to attend the conference.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 30, 2008.

 

#187       Authorized Bureau of Traffic to amend a contract with Louis Berger Group Inc., Manchester, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 3-8-07, item #133), to complete the Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the I-93 Salem to Manchester project, by increasing the amount by $655,727.81 from $809,761.05 to $1,465,488.86.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  80% Federal, 20% Highway Funds. 

 

#188       Authorized Bureau of Right of Way to pay various owners $53,793 as documented in the Contemplated Awards List for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from April 30, 2008 through May 14, 2008.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

 

#189       Authorized Bureau of Right of Way to sell a 0.25 acre parcel in Keene to Winchester Key Limited Partnership for $60,000 plus a $1,000 dollar Administrative Fee.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#190       Authorized Bureau of Right of Way to enter into a lease agreement with Easter Seals Services of NH, Manchester, NH, for office space at the Stickney Ave Facility, Concord, NH for a total amount of $69,000.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2011. 

 

#191       Authorized Bureau of Turnpikes to exercise a contract renewal option with The Revenue Markets Inc., Accord, NY (previously approved by G&C on 5-17-06, item #133), for a professional services agreement for maintenance of the NH Turnpike toll collection system in an amount not to exceed $1,297,679.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  100% Turnpike Funds. 

 

#192       Authorized Bureau of Mechanical Services to enter into a contract with Unifirst Corporation, Lebanon, NH, for providing uniforms to certain employees, based on a single bid, in the amount of $9,634.56.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2010.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#193       Authorized Bureau of Bridge Design to enter into a contract with DMJM Harris, Boston, MA, to perform complex bridge inspections, analysis, design, and emergency response and associated tasks, at various locations statewide in the amount of $750,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 31, 2011.  80% Federal, 20% Highway Funds. 

 

#194       Authorized Bureau of Bridge Design to enter into a contract with MACTEC Engineering and Consulting Inc., Jacksonville, FL, for structural steel inspection services for bridge construction in a total amount not to exceed $400,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 31, 2011. 

 

#195       Authorized Bureau of Highway Design to enter into an agreement with Carter & Burgess Inc., New York, NY, for on-call Turnpike-related consulting services in the amount of $500,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Turnpike Funds. 

 

#196       Authorized Bureau of Highway Maintenance (Well Section) to enter into a contract with Skilling & Sons Inc., Hollis, NH, for a 6-inch drilled well and pump on the property of Bess Morrison, Canterbury, NH in the amount of $23,997.50.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 29, 2008. 

 

#197       Authorized Bureau of Highway Maintenance (Well Section) to enter into a contract with Skilling & Sons Inc., Hollis, NH, for a 6-inch drilled well and pump on the property of John Lighthall, Chester, NH in the amount of $23,210.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 29, 2008. 

 

#198       Authorized Bureau of Highway Maintenance (Well Section) to enter into a contract with Skilling & Sons Inc., Hollis, NH, for a 6-inch drilled well and pump on the property of Victor Draghi, Derry, NH in the amount of $20,822.50.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 29, 2008. 

 

#199       Authorized Bureau of Highway Maintenance to exercise a contract renewal with Waste Management, Hampton, NH (previously approved by G&C on 6-7-06, item #205), for rubbish disposal services at 13 District 04 Patrol Buildings and the Antrim Rest Area in the amount of $24,203.75.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#200       Authorized Bureau of Highway Maintenance to enter into a contract with Normandeau Trucking Inc., Groveton, NH, for rubbish disposal services in the amount of $4,603.60.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#201       Authorized Bureau of Highway Maintenance to enter into a contract with Waste Management of NH, Hampton, NH, for rubbish disposal services in the amount of $14,763.95.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#202       Authorized Bureau of Highway Maintenance to enter into a contract with Waste Management of NH, Rochester, NH, for trash removal at fourteen DOT Buildings, based on a single bid of $9,553.68.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#203       Authorized Bureau of Highway Maintenance (Well Section) to enter into a contract with Capital Well Company Inc., Dunbarton, NH, for sealing four abandoned drilled wells in East Kingston, Candia, Wolfeboro Falls and Dunbarton in the amount of $5,943.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 30, 2008. 

 

#204       Authorized Bureau of Bridge Design to amend a contract with GM2 Associates Inc., Glastonbury, CT, (previously approved by G&C on 3-9-05, item #91), for consultant engineering services for the development of plans for replacement of the two bridges carrying Island Pond Road over Interstate 93 in Manchester, by extending the completion date from June 30, 2008 to June 30, 2009.

 

#205       Authorized with Councilor Shea abstaining, the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Continental Paving Inc., Londonderry, NH, for roadway reconstruction on NH 128 with Litchfield Road, Stonehenge Road and Bartley Hill Road in Londonderry, on the basis of a low bid of $1,815,087.  (2)Further Authorized a contingency in the amount of $181,508.70 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 1, 2010.  2/3 Highway, 1/3 Town of Londonderry Funds. 

 

#205A    Authorized Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Weaver Bros., Construction Co., Inc., Concord, NH on the basis of a low bid of $4,412,163.25 for pavement rehabilitation along NH Route 106 south of Asby Road in Loudon, proceeding north to Perkins Road in Belmont.  (2)Further Authorized a contingency in the amount of $308,851.43 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 11, 2009.  64% Federal, 36% Bonded Betterment/State Highway Funds.  

#206                                                                       TUITION REQUESTS

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

A.         EDUCATION – Request permission to pay Assumption College, Worcester, MA, the sum of $2,126.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Angela Holt, Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor I, in the on-line & classroom courses entitled “Counseling Theory & Practice” and “Research Seminar in Rehabilitation”.

B.         EDUCATION – Request permission to pay Antioch University, Yellow Springs, OH, the sum of $5,150.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Susan McKevitt, Education Consultant III, in the on-line course entitled “Doctoral Dissertation Proposal Phase I”.

C.         EDUCATION – Request permission to pay NHCCS, Concord, NH, the sum of $776.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Patricia Skidmore, Disability Adjudicator, in the course entitled “Intermediate ICD-9-CM”.

D.         HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES – Children, Youth & Families – Request permission to pay Springfield College, Manchester, NH, the sum of $333.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Stacy Lareau, Supervisor, in the course entitled “Gambling as an Addiction”.

E.         HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES – Children, Youth & Families – Request permission to pay Springfield College, Manchester, NH, the sum of $333.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Stacy Lareau, Supervisor, in the course entitled “Web Design”.

F.         HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES – Community Based Care – Request permission to pay Nova Southeastern University, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, the sum of $2,680.90 for the sole purpose of enrolling Jonathan McCosh, Business Administrator IV, in the course entitled “Seminar in Special Topics in Marketing”.

G.        HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES – Community Based Care – Request permission to pay Franklin Pierce College, Concord, NH, the sum of $1,434.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Charlene E. Noyes, Accountant III, in the course entitled “Marketing Management”.

H.         HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES – New Hampshire HospitalRequest permission to pay Antioch University, Keene, NH, the sum of $2,000.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Alicia Seggelin, Art Therapist RT II, in the course entitled “Autism Spectrum Disorders Certificate Program”.

I.          HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES – Public Health  Request permission to pay Granite State College, Portsmouth, NH, the sum of $888.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Susan M. Conboy, Supervisor I, in the course entitled “East/West Approaches to Psychotherapy”.

J.         LIQUOR  Request permission to pay Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH, the sum of $855.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Cherie L. Sirrianna,  Accounting Technician, in the course entitled “College Composition I”.

K.         REVENUE  Request permission to pay Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH, the sum of $2,000.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Carol Guyer, Internal Auditor, in the course entitled “Investigating with Computers”.

L.         VETERAN’S HOME  Request permission to pay Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH, the sum of $404.19 for the sole purpose of enrolling Margaret D. LaBrecque, Business Administrator, in the course entitled “Human Behavior in Organization”.

 

Requested Tuition Total:  $18,980.09

 

#207                                                                       TRAVEL REQUESTS

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

 

A.         BANKING - Request permission for (3) employees, Peter C. Hildreth, Commissioner, Robert A. Fleury, Deputy Commissioner and Todd A. Wells, Chief Bank Examiner or designees, to travel to Galloway, NJ from June 11, 2008 to June 13, 2008 to attend the Conference of State Bank Supervisors Dist I Meeting.  Permission is also requested for a waiver to exceed the 300-mile radius by State vehicle. Total Cost: $2,890.00.  Source of Funds: 100% Other.  Registration fees:  $975.00

 

 

LATE ITEMS

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY

A.            Authorized Division of Safety Services to accept and expend $285,505.07 in additional funds from financial agreement #18.01.33 between the U.S. Department of Homeland Security/United States Coast Guard and the State of New Hampshire to carry out the State Recreational Boating Safety Program objectives.  Fiscal Committee Approved.  100% Federal Funds

 

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

B.            Authorized the Department to enter into a contract with Virgin Construction Corp, West Franklin, NH, in the amount of $404,070.00 for replacement of a box culvert and associated roadway rehabilitation of Depot Road, located north of the intersection of NH Route 111.  100% Betterment Funds

 

OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR

C.            Authorized the Governor and Council under RSA 4:8 to accept a gift in trust of personal property, consisting of a large stone and flagpole located at Hesky Park in the Town of Meredith, for the benefit of the inhabitants of this State; further authorize a resolution to name the site New Hampshire’s Original Prisoners of War/Missing in Action Memorial.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Next Governor and Executive Council meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, June 25, 2008 at 10:00 a.m. at the State House, Concord, New Hampshire.

 

The Honorable Board then Adjourned at 12:15 p.m.