GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MINUTES

                                                                                New Hampshire Institute of Politics, Manchester, NH

                                                                                July 19, 2006, 10:00 a.m.

 

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

 

The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Wieczorek, seconded by Councilor Pignatelli, accepted the minutes of June 21, 2006.

 

The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding approved the appointment of several persons nominated for Civil Commissions from the June 21, 2006 meeting.

 

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

 

RESIGNATIONS

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

 

State Committee on Aging

(Rockingham County)

Darwin C. Farber, Exeter                                                                                      Effective:  Upon acceptance

 

Hampton-Exeter District Court

Patricia L. DiMeo, Derry                                                                                     Effective:  August 1, 2006

 

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

Susan E. Graesser, Intervale                                                                               Effective:  Upon acceptance

 

 

CONFIRMATIONS

The Governor and Council confirmed the following:

 

Board of Acupuncture Licensing

(Public Member)

Katrine N. Barclay, Franconia                                                                            Effective:  July 19, 2006

Succeeding:  Susan Chulyk, Portsmouth (resigned)                                      Term:  September 8, 2009

 

Deputy Adjutant General

Stephen C. Burritt, Henniker                                                                              Effective:  July 19, 2006

Succeeding:  Joseph K. Simeone, Stratham                                                     Term:  July 15, 2010

Salary:  GG Step 3 - $73, 787

 

Deputy Commissioner: Banking Department

Robert A. Fleury, Hopkinton                                                                             Effective:  August 1, 2006

Reappointment                                                                                                     Term:  August 1, 2012

Salary:  GG Maximum $81, 984

 

Boxing and Wrestling Commission

Arthur J. Nolin, Pembroke                                                                  Effective:  July 19, 2006

Reappointment                                                                                                     Term:  July 15, 2009

 

Community Development Finance Authority

(Private Financial Institution)

Michael J. Long, Plymouth                                                                 Effective:  July 19, 2006

Reappointment                                                                                                     Term:  July 10, 2011

 

Community Development Finance Authority

(Employment and Training Programs)

Kathleen M. Moore, Thornton                                                                          Effective:  July 19, 2006

Reappointment                                                                                                     Term:  July 1, 2011

 

Compensation Appeals Board

(Employer/Insurer)

Arthur J. Connelly, Laconia                                                                               Effective:  July 19, 2006

Succeeding:  Tom Jordan, Manchester                                                            Term:  February 13, 2009

 

Connecticut River Valley Resource Commission

Nominated by the Commission Members

William E. Roberts, Hinsdale                                                                              Effective:  July 19, 2006

Succeeding:  Bruce Clement, Westmoreland                                   Term:  February 10, 2009

 

Fish & Game Commission

(Belknap County)

Patricia I. Costa (i), Center Barnstead                                                               Effective: June 29, 2006

Reappointment                                                                                                     Term: June 29, 2011

 

New Hampshire Housing Finance Authority

(Public Member)

William B. Cashin, (d), Manchester                                                  Effective:  July 19, 2006

Reappointment                                                                                                     Term:  July 1, 2011

 

Director of Homeland Security and Emergency Management

Nominated by the Commissioner of the Department of Safety in consultation with the Governor

Christopher M. Pope, Concord                                                                          Effective:  July 19, 2006

Term:  Shall serve at the pleasure of the Governor                                         Salary:  $94, 584

 

Board of Medicine

(Public Member)

Brian T. Stern, Dover                                                                                           Effective:  July 19, 2006

Succeeding:  Judith Dickinson, Concord (resigned)                                      Term:  October 14, 2011

 

Merrimack River Valley Flood Control Commission

Barbara  Reid, Concord                                                                                       Effective:  July 19, 2006

Succeeding:  Randy Perkins, Franklin                                                              Term:  March 1, 2009                                          

Merrimack River Valley Flood Control Commission

Frederick W. Welch, Seabrook                                                                          Effective:  July 19, 2006

Reappointment                                                                                                     Term:  March 1, 2008

 

New Hampshire Municipal Bond Bank

Katherine E. L. Chambers, Milford                                                                    Effective:  July 19, 2006

Succeeding:  Jeffrey Towne, Concord (resigned)                                           Term:  July 1, 2007

 

Department of Resources and Economic Development Advisory Commission

(Public Relations)

Richard Hamilton, Littleton                                                                                Effective:  July 19, 2006

Reappointment                                                                                                     Term:  April 1, 2011

 

The Commission to Study the State Park System

(General Public)

Allen R. Damren, Claremont                                                                               Effective:  July 19, 2006

Succeeding:  Timothy Decker, Manchester (resigned)                  Term:  November 30, 2006

 

 

NOMINATIONS

The Governor placed into nomination the following:

 

Agricultural Advisory Board

(Consumer Interests)

Helen Brody, Grantham                                                                                       Effective:  Upon confirmation

Succeeding:  Mary Choate, Monroe (reached term limit)                              Term:  May 22, 2011

 

Agricultural Advisory Board

(Food Retailing Industry)

David S. Floyd, Conway                                                                                     Effective:  Upon confirmation

Succeeding:  Herve P. Samson, Goffstown (reached term limit)   Term:  June 19, 2011

 

Agricultural Advisory Board

(Hillsborough County)

Matthew R. LeClair, Mason                                                                               Effective:  Upon confirmation

Succeeding:  Noreen O’Connell, Milford (reached term limit)      Term:  June 19, 2011

 

Assessing Standards Board

(Municipal Official of a town with a population greater than 5,000)

Cheryl-Ann Bolouk, Salem                                                                 Effective:  Upon confirmation

Reappointment                                                                                                     Term:  July 14, 2008

 

Compensation Appeals Board

(Employer/Insurer)

Maureen E. Dwyer-Henrichs, Kingston                                                           Effective:  Upon confirmation

Succeeding:  Edward J. Walsh, Merrimack (resigned)                   Term:  January 1, 2007

 

Current Use Advisory Board

(Representing assessing official in a city)

Laura Thibodeau, Sullivan                                                                                 Effective:  Upon confirmation

Succeeding:  David Woodward, Milan                                                            Term:  March 15, 2008

 

Board of Dental Examiners

Marshall A. Baldassarre, DMD, Bedford                                                         Effective:  Upon confirmation

Succeeding:  Marjorie Chema, Hampton Falls (reached term limit)              Term:  August 12, 2011

 

Board of Engineers

(Public Member)

Carmela Amato-Wierda, Durham                                                                       Effective:  August 21, 2006

Reappointment                                                                                                     Term:  August 21, 2011

 

Commissioner: Department of Environmental Services

Thomas S. Burack, Hopkinton                                                                           Effective:  Upon confirmation

Succeeding:  Michael Nolin, Canterbury                                                         Term:  July 7, 2010

Salary:  KK Maximum $102, 365

 

Board of Fire Control

Joseph F. Landers, Meredith                                                                             Effective:  Upon confirmation

Reappointment                                                                                                     Term:  July 8, 2011

 

New Hampshire Health and Education Facilities Authority

Richard N. Cunningham, Alton Bay                                                                 Effective:  Upon confirmation

Reappointment                                                                                                     Term:  June 30, 2011

 

New Hampshire Health and Education Facilities Authority

Peter F. Imse, Bow                                                                                               Effective:  Upon confirmation

Reappointment                                                                                                     Term:  June 30, 2011

 

Health Services Planning and Review Board

Nominated by the NH Ambulatory Surgery Association

Nicholas Vailas, Bedford                                                                                    Effective:  Upon confirmation

Reappointment                                                                                                     Term:  December 1, 2008

 

New Hampshire Housing Finance Authority

(Experienced in construction of single family real estate)

David Frydman (i), Concord                                                                               Effective:  Upon confirmation

Reappointment                                                                                                     Term:  July 1, 2011

 

Joint Promotional Program Screening Committee

Nominated by the New Hampshire Travel Council

Ron Meade, Canterbury                                                                                     Effective:  Upon confirmation

Reappointment                                                                                                     Term:  July 13, 2009

 

Juvenile Parole Board

Mary Ann Melizzi-Golja, Nashua                                                                      Effective:  Upon confirmation

Succeeding:  Ernie Towne, Woodsville (resigned)                                        Term:  July 1, 2009

 

Board of Landscape Architects

Anne Cruess, Amherst                                                                                       Effective:  Upon confirmation

Vacancy                                                                                                                 Term:  August 9, 2010

 

Board of Landscape Architects

(Public Member)

Ronald F. Poltak, Auburn                                                                                   Effective:  Upon confirmation

Vacancy                                                                                                                 Term:  August 9, 2011

 

Lakes Management Advisory Committee

(State Conservation Committee)

Michele Tremblay, Boscawen                                                                            Effective:  Upon confirmation

Succeeding:  Joanna Pellerin, Exeter                                                 Term:  August 1, 2009

 

Personnel Appeals Board

Robert J. Johnson (r), Hillsborough                                                  Effective:  Upon confirmation

Reappointment                                                                                                     Term:  June 2, 2009

 

Water Council

(Granite State Designers)

Kenneth A. Bradley, Concord                                                                           Effective:  Upon confirmation

Reappointment                                                                                                     Term:  June 13, 2010

 

Water Council

(Treatment Plant Operator)

Malcolm R. Butler, Hillsboro                                                                              Effective:  August 22, 2006

Reappointment                                                                                                     Term:  August 22, 2010

 

Water Council

(NH Association of Septage Haulers)

Robert S. Phillips, New Boston                                                                          Effective:  Upon confirmation

Reappointment                                                                                                     Term:  June 27, 2010

 

Water Council

(Agriculture)

Stanley J. Rastallis, Unity                                                                                   Effective:  Upon confirmation

Succeeding:  George R. Glines, Canterbury                                                     Term:  April 26, 2010

 

 

                                COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#1            Authorized under the Community Development Black Grant program to enter into an agreement with the Town of Troy, PO Box 249, Troy, NH in the amount of $337,500 for the purpose of replacing the existing municipal surface water supply with a new bedrock well and water storage tank, beginning from the date of the G&C approval until June 30, 2008.  100% Federal Funds.

 

#2            Authorized under the Community Development Block Grant program to enter into an agreement with the City of Keene, Washington Street, Keene, NH , in the amount of $500,000 for the purpose of supporting infrastructure improvements to a vacant downtown property, known as the Railroad Yard, beginning from the date of G&C approval until June 30, 2008.  100% Federal Funds.

 

OFFICE OF ENERGY AND PLANNING

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#3            Authorized to enter into Memorandum of Agreement with the Adjutant General Department, New Hampshire Army National Guard (NHANG), Concord, NH in the amount of $17,610.00 for the implementation of the startup phase of energy efficiency measures in NHANG facilities across New Hampshire,   Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2006.  100% Federal Funds.

 

#4            Authorized to enter into Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department (F&G), Concord, NH in the amount of $25,940.00 to provide monitoring services for the State’s interests in privately owned conservation lands held by F&G.  Effective up G&C approval to June 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds.

 

#5            Authorized to enter into a contract with Southern New Hampshire Services, Manchester, NH in the amount of $54,590.00 as a grant recipient under the Head Start Program.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% General Funds.

 

#6            Authorized to enter into a contract with the Strafford County Community Action Committee, Inc., Dover NH in the amount of $41,196.00 as a grant recipient under the Head Start Program.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% General Funds.

 

#7            Authorized to enter into a contract with Southwestern Community Services, Inc., Keene, NH in the amount of $32,629.00 as a grant recipient under the Head Start Program.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% General Funds.

 

#8            Authorized to enter into a contract with Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties, Inc., Concord, NH in the amount of $45,565.00 as a grant recipient under the Head Start Program.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% General Funds.

 

#9            Authorized to enter into a contract with Rockingham Community Action, Inc., Portsmouth, NH in the amount of $26,619.00 as a grant recipient under the Head Start Program.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% General Funds.

 

#10          Authorized to enter into a contract with Tri-County Community Action Program, Inc., Berlin, NH in the amount of $40,738.00 as a grant recipient under the Head Start Program.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% General Funds.

 

#11          Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with The New York State Weatherization Directors Association, Inc., Guilderland, NY in the amount of $47,000.00 for regional Weatherization training to be held August 1, 2 and 3, 2006 in Nashua, NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 31, 2006.  100% Federal Funds.

 

#12          Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with the University of New Hampshire, Complex Systems Research Center, Durham, NH in the amount of $74,500. 00 to continue implementation of  GRANIT, the state’s computerized geographic information system.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  6% Federal Funds, 94% General Funds.

 

#13          Authorized to enter into a contract with Gomez and Sullivan Engineers, PC, Weare, NH in the amount of $29,000.00 for the purpose of updating New Hampshire’s Floodplain Management Handbook.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2006.  100% Federal Funds.

 

OFFICE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

#14          The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Pignatelli authorized the request to accept an assignment of a contract with EMC Corporation, Philadelphia, PA, from the Department of Health and Human Services (originally approved by G&C on May 9, 2001, item #121) for maintenance and support of the EMC proprietary hardware and software disk array storage facility used for the Medicaid Decision Support System.  Effective upon G&C approval.  (2)  Further Authorized to amend an existing contract on a sole source, retroactive basis with EMC Corporation for continued support service and maintenance for the EMC proprietary hardware and software disk array storage facility stored at NH Hospital and used for data storage and retrieval for the Medicaid Decision System, by increasing the contract by $45,630.04 from $303,111.76 to an amount not to exceed $348,741.80 for the period November 1, 2005 through June 30, 2007.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Other Funds.

 

OFFICE OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#15          Authorized to accept donations of flower vases, equipment repairs & parts, Memorial Day programs and landscaping materials in the amount of $2,341.64 for the NH State Veterans Cemetery to be used for the betterment of the cemetery as listed on the attachment.

 

#16          Authorized to accept and expend monetary contributions in the amount of $1,299.99 for the period of May 12, 2006 through June 14, 2006, NH State Veterans Cemetery to be used for the betterment of the cemetery.  100% Other Funds

 

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

 

#18          Authorized Brian C. Elbert, Farmington, NH, be confirmed for promotion to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Air National Guard.

 

#19          Authorized the reclassification of Position Number 10063, Building Services Supervisor, Labor Grade 11, to a Maintenance Technician, Labor Grade 21.  100% General Funds.

 

#19A      Authorized request to exercise the first contract renewal option with JWC Enterprises d/b/a Chemserve of Milford, NH in the amount of $17,188.17 for hazardous waste & environmental testing at NH Army National Guard facilities.  Effective from date of G&C approval to June 30, 2007.  (The original contract was approved on May 19, 2004, item #5.)  100% Federal Funds.

 

#19B       Authorized request to enter into a contract with Found Well Farm, Pembroke, NH in the amount of $19,250.00 for plant propagation at the State Military reservation in Concord, NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  100% Federal Funds.

 

DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#20          Authorized to accept and place on file the Report and Findings of Councilor Ruth L. Griffin with regard to the financing of certain equipment and certain routine capital expenditures in connection with Wentworth-Douglass Hospital, Dover, NH.

 

#21          Authorized to accept and place on file the Report and Findings of Councilor Peter J. Spaulding with regard to the financing of certain improvements to the healthcare facilities and the refinancing of certain existing debt in connection with the United Church of Christ Retirement Community, Inc., d/b/a Havenwood-Heritage Heights, Concord, NH.

 

#22          Authorized to accept and place on file the Report and Findings of Councilor Peter J. Spaulding with regard to the refinancing of certain existing indebtedness and the financing of certain capital improvements in connection with the Colby Sawyer College, New London, NH.

 

#23          Authorized to accept and place on file the Report and Findings of Councilor Peter J. Spaulding with regard to the construction, renovation and the purchase of certain capital equipment by the Center and financing of existing indebtedness in connection with Crotched Mountain Rehabilitation Center, Inc., Greenfield, NH.

 

#24          Authorized Bureau of General Services to amend a contract with Waste Management for solid waste collection and removal services at several state facilities located throughout Concord, NH.  The term of the amendment will begin on August 1, 2006 and end on June 30, 2008.  This request will increase the cost of the contract by $17,785.00 from $189,226.44 to $207,011.44.  100% Transfer Funds.

 

#25          Authorized Bureau of Court Facilities to retroactively enter into a nine-month hold over amendment with the Town of Goffstown, 16 Main St., Goffstown, NH for office and courtroom space at 16 Main St., Goffstown, NH to commence on July 1, 2006 and expire no later than March 31,2007, for a total not to exceed $25,737.21.

 

#26          Authorized to enter into a contract with RTH Mechanical, 16 Kingston Road, Unit #4, Exeter, NH for replacement of Computer Room Cooling Units at the Data Center, 27 Hazen Dr., Concord, for a total amount not to exceed $407,675.00.  Effective from date of G&C approval through October 27, 2006.

 

#27          Authorized Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with JC Cannistrato, LLC, 80 Rosendale Road, Watertown, MA for the sprinkler system upgrades at NH Hospital’s Main Building, 105 Pleasant Street, Concord, NH, for a total amount not to exceed $288,400.00.  Effective from G&C approval through December 29, 2006.

 

#27A      Authorized a Working Capital Warrant in the amount of $520,000,000 to cover expenditures for the Month of August of 2006.  (2) Further Authorized a Working Capital Warrant reporting expenditures of $342,219,749.76 and recommends the balance of $97,780,250.24 be lapsed.

 

#27B       Authorized Salary Adjustment Fund and Employee Benefit Adjustment Fund transfer for the month of June.

 

#27C       Authorized to accept and place on file the list of agency transfers for Fiscal Year 2006 during the month of June.

 

TREASURY DEPARTMENT

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#28          Authorized with Councilor Spaulding and Councilor Wieczorek voting no, to enter into a retroactive contract with Public Resources Advisory Group, Inc., New York, NY in the estimated amount of $254,250.00 to provide financial advisory services including debt affordability and management to the Treasury from July 1, 2006 to June 30, 2008, including and option for a two-year renewal for an estimated annual cost of $127,125 subject to G&C approval.

 

#29          Authorized the Comptroller to issue a warrant for funds not otherwise appropriated and the State Treasurer to issue checks in the amount of $358,027.97 to the rightful owners of abandoned or unclaimed funds that have escheated to the general funds.  100% General Funds

 

DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#30          Authorized to enter into a contract with Research Institute of America, 117 E Stevens Ave., Valhalla, NY for a subscription to on-line tax research services.  Effective upon approval of G&C through June 30, 2008, for an amount not to exceed $17,896.  100% General Funds.

 

#30A      Authorized the reclassification of Position #18966, Clerk IV, Labor Grade 12, step one, (22,854.00) to be reclassified to Administrative Secretary, Labor Grade 14, step one, ($24,745.50) in the Administration Division.

 

DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL RESOURCES

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#31          Authorized Division of Historic Resources to accept upon G&C approval, a Term Historic Preservation Easement consisting of the real property and structure known as the Cheshire Mill No. 1, and no appraised value, from Historic Harrisville, Inc., Harrisville a NH voluntary corporation, for the term of fifty years from G&C approval.  No Cost.

 

#32          Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with Bromelkamp Company, Minneapolis, MN in the amount of $8,000 for technical support maintenance, improvements, and training of the Pearl software system upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  12.5% General Funds, 87.5% Federal Funds.

 

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, MARKETS & FOOD

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#33          Authorized review and approval of the Pesticides Training Program Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2005.

 

#33A      Authorized Agricultural Development to amend G&C item #27 approved at the April 19, 2006 meeting by reallocating funds in the amount of $7,000.00 from Class 020 and establishing Class 030 for the best use of funds for the remaining spending authority.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 21, 2007.  100% Other Funds.

 

ATTORNEY GENERAL

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#34          Authorized to reclassify position #19871, from Legal Secretary III, Labor Grade 13 to Paralegal I, Labor Grade 16, within the Consumer Protection and Antitrust Bureau of the Department of Justice.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#35          Authorized the nomination by the Attorney General of Anne D. Grossi, to serve on the NH Victims’ Assistance Commission.  Ms. Grossi’s term will be for three years from date of G&C approval.

 

#36          Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with William Zane, MD, Sandwich, MA as a substitute medical examiner for a total of $11,000 to conduct autopsies as need in the absence of the State Medical Examiner and the Deputy Chief Medical Examiner.  Effective on date of G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% General Funds

 

#37          Authorized to designate Elizabeth J. Baker (position #9U501, appropriate #010-020-2610-013) as an attorney at a salary of $54,000 effective upon G&C approval.

 

#38          Authorized to designate Benjamin J. Agati (position #9U289, appropriation #010-020-2610-013) as an attorney at a salary of $53,000 effective upon G&C approval.

 

#39          Authorized to enter into sole source contract with Rosemary Swain, Lebanon, NH effective upon G&C approval, to September 30, 2006, in an amount no to exceed $10,000.00 to provide staffing assistance to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.  100% Federal Funds.

 

#40          Authorized to designate Lauren J. Noether (position #9U358, appropriation #010-020-2620-013) as an attorney at a salary of $73,000 effective September 12, 2006.

 

#41          Authorized to accept and expend a grant in the amount of $1,610 from the National Consumers League, from the period of G&C approval until May 1, 2007, to be used to educate older people about telemarketing fraud.

 

#42          Authorized to accept and expend a grant in the amount of $25,543.58 from the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of New Hampshire, to be utilized to support a drug enforcement officer position with the New Hampshire Drug Task Force, from the period of G&C approval to January 15, 2007.  100% Federal Funding.

 

#43          Authorized with Councilor Pignatelli voting no, to retroactively reappoint Allison P. Vachon (Position #9U274, appropriation #010-020-014-0100) as a Criminal Justice Investigator for a five year term effective May 27, 2006 through May 27, 2011.

 

#44          Authorized to amend G&C item #20, approved on May 4, 2005, by retroactively extending the end date only of the subgrant awarded to the NH Liquor Commission, Bureau of Enforcement from the original end date of May 31, 2006 to a new end date of May 31, 2007, with no increase in funding, in order to allow for continuation of activities related to enforcing NH’s underage drinking laws.  100% Federal Funds.

 

#45          DENIED – The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Wieczorek, seconded by Councilor Pignatelli voted to deny the petition of Kevin T. Marquis requesting a pardon hearing for the offenses of Aggravated Felonious Sexual Assault (2 counts), Felonious Sexual Assault (2 counts), Misuse of a Computer with Minor, and Child Endangerment (3 counts).  Please be advised that, pursuant to RSA 651:5, the petitioner is not eligible for an annulment.

 

#45A      Authorized to accept and expend a subgrant in the amount of $264,716.00 from the NH
Department of Justice, to be utilized to fund the expenses of the NHDOJ Drug Task Force regional unit, from the period of G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  Fiscal Committee Approved.

 

EMPLOYMENT SECURITY

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#46          Authorized to enter into a contract with Limmer Landscaping & Property Services, Inc, Glen, NH in the amount not to exceed $13, 258.28 for lawn care and landscape services at the NHES’s Conway office from July 1, 2006 or the date of G&C approval, whichever is later, through March 31, 2009.  100% Federal Funds.

 

#47          Authorized to enter into a contract with New Horizons Software, Inc., Lowell, MA, in the amount not to exceed $41,725.66 for Sun Microsystems equipment maintenance services at NHES’s offices statewide from July 1, 2006 or the date of G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2008.  100% Federal Funds.

 

#48          Authorized to enter into a contract with Pelmac Industries, Inc., Auburn, NH, in the amount not to exceed $60,000.00 for security system maintenance services at NHES’s offices statewide from July 1, 2006 or the date of G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds.

 

#49          Authorized to enter into a contract with Elf’s Landscaping, Inc., Rochester, NH, in the amount not to exceed $19,100.00 for lawn care services at NHES’s Portsmouth office from July 1, 2006 or the date of G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds.

 

#50          Authorized to enter into a contract with Donald Porier’s Lawncare & Janitorial, Berlin, NH, in the amount not to exceed $33,444.00 for janitorial services at NHES’s Berlin office from July 1, 2006 or the date of G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds.

 

#51          Authorized to enter into a sole source, retroactive contract with The Scott Lawson Group, Ltd, Concord, NH in the amount not to exceed $6,750.00 to perform emergency air quality and debris testing at NHES’s Manchester office located at 300 Hanover Street from May 27, 2006 through June 7, 2006.  100% Federal Funds.

 

#52          Authorized to enter into a contract with Donald Poirier Lawncare & Janitorial, Berlin, NH, in the amount not to exceed $7,491.78 for lawn care and landscaping services at NHES’s Berlin office from July 1, 2006 or the date of G&C approval, whichever is later, through October 31, 2008.  100% Federal Funds.

 

#53          Authorized to enter into a contract with Eckhardt & Johnson, Inc., Manchester, NH in the amount of $240,000.00 to provide HVAC and Humidifier maintenance and repair services at NHES’s offices statewide from the date of G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds.

 

#54          Authorized to enter into a contract with Twinns Janitorial, Dover, NH in the amount not to exceed $36,000.00 for janitorial services at NHES’s Somersworth office from July 1, 2006 or the date of G&C approval whichever is later, through June 30, 2009. 100% Federal Funds.

 

DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#55          Authorized a contract renewal option with Normandeau Trucking, Inc., in the amount of $29,180.00 for rubbish removal, recycling services, and construction containers at the Northern NH Correctional Facility, Berlin, NH from September 1, 2006 through August 31, 2008  (Original contract approved by G&C on January 26, 2005, item #25).  100% General Funds.

 

#56          Authorized to enter into contract with Littleton Regional Hospital, in the amount of $141,195.00 for pre-assignment and fitness-for-duty examinations in the northern region of NH for the period August 11, 2006, or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2009.  100% General Funds.

 

#57          Authorized to enter into a retroactive contract in the amount of $228,998.00 with Celia Englander, MD, for the provision of clinical medical services as the Chief Medical Officer beginning July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007.  This contract has (2) options to renew.  Each option if for an additional period of up to one (1) year and at an annual increase of no more than 3% subject to approval by G&C.  100% General Funds.

 

#58          Authorized to enter into a retroactive contract in the amount of $214,151.20 with John Eppolito, MD, for the provision of clinical medical services as a staff physician beginning July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007.  This contract has (2) options to renew.  Each option is for an additional period of up to one (1) year and at an annual increase of no more than 3% subject to approval by G&C.  100% General Funds.

 

#59          Authorized to enter into a contract with Robert J. Madden, DMD, in the amount of $96,608.00 for clinical dental services as an Oral Surgeon at the NH Department of Corrections’ prison facilities for the period beginning upon approval of G&C through June 30, 2007.  This contract has (2) options to renew.  Each option is for an additional period of up to one (1) year and at an annual increase of no more than 3% subject to approval by G&C.  100% General Funds.

 

#60          Authorized to enter into a contract in the amount of $26,310.50 with Linda M. DeLorey, DDS, 1369 Front Street, Manchester, NH, for the provision of clinical dental services as a Staff Dentist for the NH Department of Corrections beginning upon approval of G&C through June 30, 2007.  This contract has (2) options to renew.  Each option is for an additional period of up to one (1) year and at an annual increase of no more than 3% subject to approval by G&C.  100% General Funds.

 

#61          Authorized to enter into a contract in the amount of $52,221.00 with John M. Carroll, DDS, for the provision of clinical dental services as a Staff Dentist for the NH Department of Corrections Beginning upon approval of G&C through June 30, 2007.  This contract has (2) options to renew.  Each option is for an additional period of up to one (1) year and at an annual increase of no more than 3% subject to approval by G&C.  100% General Funds.

 

#62          Authorized to enter into a contract in the amount of $26,310.50 with James Hamilton, DDS, for the provision of clinical dental services as a Staff Dentist for the NH Department of Corrections beginning upon approval by G&C through June 30, 2007.  This contract has (2) options to renew.  Each option is for an additional period of up to one (1) year and at an annual increase of no more than 3% subject to approval by G&C.  100% General Funds.

 

#63          Authorized to enter into a contract in the amount of $26,310.50 with Roland H. Bryan, DDS, PC, Bedford, NH for the provision of clinical dental services as a Staff Dentist for the NH Department of Corrections beginning upon approval by the G&C through June 30, 2007.  This contract has (2) options to renew.  Each option is for an additional period of up to one (1) year and at an annual increase of no more than 3% subject to approval by G&C.  100% General Funds.

 

BANKING DEPARTMENT

#64          The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Wieczorek, seconded by Councilor Spaulding authorized the request to continue its membership and participation in the National Association of State Credit Union Supervisors, for the period of G&C approval through June 30, 2007, for an amount of $4,831.00.

 

LIQUOR COMMISSION

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#65          Authorized to retroactively amend a grant form the National Alcohol Beverage Control Association in the amount of $5,000.00 for underage drinking awareness by extending the completion date to December 31, 2006 from the original grant end date of June 30, 2006.  No additional funding is involved in this time extension.  (The original grant was approved by G&C on April 19, 2006, item #38).  100% Transfer Funds.

 

#66          Authorized to accept the donated equipment and services in the amount of $9,060.00 from the Whelen Engineering Company, Inc., 99 Ceda Road, Charlestown, NH.

 

#67          Authorized to retroactively amend a grant from the NH Department of Justice in the amount of $37,804.63 for underage drinking awareness by extending the completion date to May 31, 2007 from the original grant end date of May 31, 2006.  (The original grant was approved by G&C on July 13, 2005, item #43).  100% Other Funds.

 

DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#68          TABLED – The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Wieczorek, seconded by Councilor Spaulding voted to table the request of the Division of Parks and Recreation to exercise a two-year renewal contract option with Holmes Lewis, Inc., Concord, NH in the amount of $50,000.00 for advertising and promotion services for the Conservation License Plate Advisory Committee August 1, 2006 to June 30, 2007.  (The original contract was approved by G&C on November 16, 2005, item #45).  100% Other Funds

 

#69          Authorized to accept and place on file Informational Item of transfer of funds for Cannon Mountain Ski area for the quarter ending June 30, 2006.  From:  010-035-3703-010 Personal Services-Permanent $50,000, 010-035-3703-030 Equipment $50,000, 010-035-3703-047 Own Forces Maintenance $20,000, and 010-035-3703-059 Full-Time Temporary $25,000.  To: 010-035-3703-020 Current Expenses and 010-035-3703-023 Heat, Electricity & Water $120,000.  100% Other Funds.

 

#70          Authorized to accept and place on file Information Item regarding season passes issued for Cannon Mountain during fiscal year of 2006.  Residents 1,450, Non-Residents 817.

 

#71          Authorized with Councilor Spaulding voting no, Division of Economic Development to accept a donation of two (2) tradeshows from Public Service of NH Valued at $19,065.00 or 75% of the total costs.  The State’s overall contribution to these shows is estimated at $7,330.00 or approximately 25% of the total costs.

 

#72          Authorized Division of Economic Development to enter into a sole source contract with the NH Telecommunications Association, Concord, NH in the amount not to exceed $10,000.00, to provide  professional project facilitation, logistics and management implementing the state’s telecommunications planning and development initiative for the period of G&C approval through September 30, 2006.  50% General Funds and 50% Other Funds.

 

#73          Authorized Division of Economic Development to award a grant to the Town of Candia, in the amount of $5,250.00 to develop an official town website for the period from G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% General Funds.

 

#74          Authorized Division of Forests and Lands to grant to the City of Concord a slope and drainage easement  (0.32 acre) and a Right of Way (.04 acre) on a portion of the Russell-Shea State Forest where it abuts Clinton Street.

 

#75          Authorized Division of Forests and Lands to grant to NH Electric Cooperative a utility easement over a portion of the Foster and Colburn State Forest.

 

#76          Authorized Division of Parks and Recreation, Cannon Mountain enter into a sole source agreement with the Weather Channel and SnoCountry Ski Conditions radio and fax reports, and pay annual membership dues with the New England Ski Areas Council, Lebanon, NH in the amount of $9,561.92 for the 2006/2007 ski season.  100% Other Funds.

 

#77          Authorized Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a service agreement with Waste Management of NH, Hampton, NH in the amount of $7,200.00 for co-mingled recycling services at the four state parks from July 20, 2006 through June 30, 2007. 100% Other Funds.

 

#78          Authorized with Councilor Pignatelli voting no, Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a retroactive contract with Bodwell’s Septic Service, East Kingston, NH in the amount of $3,299.40 for septic pumping and disposal at six state parks from July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007.  100% Other Funds.

 

#79          Authorized with Councilor Pignatelli voting no, Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a retroactive, sole source contract with the Town of Nottingham Police Department, Nottingham, NH in the amount of $3,150.00 for traffic control at Pawtuckaway State Park from July 1, 2006 through July 7, 2006.  100% Other Funds.

 

#80          Authorized Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a sole source contract with Southworth Milton, Inc., Scarborough, ME in the amount of $10,000.00 for repair service for two generators on top of Mt. Washington from August 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007.  100% Other Funds.

 

#81          Authorized with Councilor Pignatelli voting no, Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a retroactive contract with Rowell’s Sewer & Drain, Franklin, NH in the amount of $12,750.60 for rubbish removal and disposal at five state parks from July 1,2006 through June 30, 2007. 100% Other Funds.

 

#82          Authorized with Councilor Pignatelli voting no,  Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a retroactive sole source contract with the Town of Tamworth Police Department, Tamworth, NH in the amount of $6,000.00 for security coverage and traffic control at White Lake State Park from July 1, 2006 through September 4, 2006.  100% Other Funds.

 

#83          Authorized Trails Bureau to award a grant to the OHRV clubs as designated in the letter dated July 19, 2006 in the amount of $1,577,077.99 for Grant-in-Aid Trail Management and Equipment Contracts for the grant period of G&C approval through January 1, 2007.  100% Other Funds.

 

#84          Authorized Trails Bureau to award a grant to the OHRV clubs as designated in the letter dated July 19, 2006 in the amount of $123,738.51 for Grant-in-Aid Trail Maintenance and Equipment Contracts for the grant period of G&C approval through January 1, 2007.  100% Other Funds.

 

NH FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#85          Authorized to enter into a contract with William R. and Cheryl L. Joseph d/b/a Alternative Solution Cleaning Service, Tilton, NH in the amount of $7,680.00 for professional cleaning services at NH Fish & Game’s Regional Office, New Hampton from G&C approval through June 30, 2008, with an option to renew for an additional two-year period subject to G&C approval.  100% Fish and Game Funds.

 

#86          Authorized to accept the donation of a 3.43 acre parcel in the City of Concord, NH, from Shelley P. Huntoon, Trustee of the Shelley P. Huntoon Revocable Trust.  The parcel is located at the intersection of Route 106 and the ramp to Route 4.

 

DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#87          Authorized to approve an Original Loan Agreement between the Department and the City of Rochester, in the amount of $2,000,000 to finance water system improvements under the provision of RSA 486:14 and the NH Admin. Rules Env-C 500 effective upon G&C approval.  83% Federal Funds, 17% Capital Funds.

 

#88          Authorized to amend contract #850468 with ENSR Corporation, Belmont, NH, to conduct site investigations, remediation design and remedial action implementation by increasing the contract value by $32,000 (from $1,050,000 to $1,082,000) effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  (The original contract was approved on July 16, 2003, item #83, and was amended August 18, 2004, item #71).  100% Federal Funds.

 

#89          Authorized to amend a sole source contract with Nobis Engineering, Inc., Concord, NH to conduct site investigations, remediation design and remedial action implementation by increasing the contract value by $40,000 (from $145,000 to $185,000) effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  (The original contract was approved on July 28, 2004, item #57, and was amended May 18, 2005, item #47.  100% Federal Funds.


#90          Authorized to enter into an agreement with the Connecticut River Joint Commissions, Inc., Charlestown, NH in the amount of $30,780.00 to complete the Lower Mohawk River Restoration Plan Project.  Effective upon approve of G&C through December 31, 2007.  100% Federal Funds.

 

#91          Authorized to award a Water Supply Land Grant to the Town of Barrington, Barrington, NH in the amount of $125,000 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 to June 30, 2007.  100% General Funds.

 

#92          Authorized with Councilor Pignatelli voting no, to enter into a sole source agreement with the Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH in the amount of $12,400 to conduct an evaluation of volunteer monitoring groups in the coastal watershed.  Effective upon approval of G&C through June 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds.

 

#93          Authorized to enter into an agreement with the Partridge Lake Property Owners Association, Littleton, NH in the amount of $10,000 to complete the Partridge Lake Nonpoint Source Pollution Phosphorus Load Reduction Project.  Effective upon approval of G&C through December 31, 2008.  100% Federal Funds.

 

#94          Authorized to renew a sole source contract with Carl Koteff, Herndon, VA, for geologic mapping services in the amount of $16,500.00.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 15, 2006.  39% Federal Funds, 28% General Funds and 33% Other Funds.  (2)  Further Authorized to renew a sole source contract with Emery & Garrett Groundwater, Inc., Meredith, NH, for geologic mapping services in the amount of $18,000.00.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 15, 2006.  39% Federal Funds, 28% General Funds and 33% Other Funds.

 

#95          Authorized to pay FY2007 membership dues to the Association of State and Interstate Water Pollution Control Administrators, Washington, DC in the amount of $8,059.80.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% General Funds.

 

#96          Authorized to pay FY 2007 membership dues to the New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission, Lowell, MA in the amount of $13,399.00.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% General Funds.

 

#97          Authorized to enter into an agreement with Judith A. Pescinski, d/b/a Pescinski Industrial Painting, Hill, NH for painting services in the amount of $90,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 30, 2006.  100% Other Funds.

 

#98          Authorized to enter into a contract with Katahdin Analytical Services, Westbrook, ME, in the amount of $50,000 for laboratory analytical services.  Effective upon approval by G&C through June 30, 2008.  59% General Funds, 41% Other Funds.

 

#99          Authorized to enter into a cooperative project agreement with the University of NH, Office of Sponsored Research, Durham, NH, in the amount of $2,000.00 for the Training Workshops in Designing Stronger Projects and Proposals for Water Resources Protection project.  Effective upon approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds.

 

#100        Authorized to enter into an agreement with the Rockingham Planning Commission, Exeter, NH in the amount of $64,700.00 to provide planning technical assistance to member coastal communities.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2007.  100% Federal Funds.

 

#101        Authorized to award a Local Source Water Protection grant to the Town of Ashland, Ashland, NH in the amount of $15,000.00 to complete a project to protect drinking water from contamination.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds.

 

#102        Authorized to approve a loan agreement with the City of Claremont, in the amount of $1,220,304.00 to finance wastewater collection system improvements under through provisions of RSA 486:14 and the NH Admin Rules Env-C 500.  Effective upon approval by G&C.  80% Federal Funds, 20% General Funds.

 

#103        Authorized to approve a Supplemental Loan Agreement with the City of Somersworth, which lowers the Original Loan Agreement by $1,675,372.91 from $12,000,000.00 to $10,324,627.09.  This finalizes the loan amount used to fiancé sewerage improvements under the provisions of RSA 486:14 and NH Amin. Rules Env-C 500.  Effective upon approval by G&C.  80% Federal Funds, 20% General Funds.

 

#104        Authorized Peter & Ineke Kreeger’s request to permanently remove an existing 14 ft by 30 ft seasonal canopy and install a 30 ft by 30 ft seasonal canopy over an existing 4 ft by 34 ft cantilevered dock with one 6 ft by 33ft finger dock along the shore and two 4 ft by 28 ft permanent finger docks in an “E” configuration attached to an existing breakwater in a dogleg configuration on property located at Lake Winnipesaukee in Wolfeboro.  This project is the alternative with the least adverse impact to the area.

 

#105        Authorized The Falls at Amoskeag Condominium’s request for a name change on permit to construct five 4 ft  by 20 ft seasonal docks connected to a 6 ft by 105 ft seasonal walkway accessed by 6 ft stairs over the bank on average of 670 ft of frontage on the Merrimack River in Manchester.  This project was previously approved by G&C at its meeting of May 3, 2006.

 

#106        Authorized Michael Davis’ request to construct a 75’ x 6’ permanent pier to a 46’ x 3’ ramp, to a 10’ x 30’ float, overall structure length 128 ft., providing one slip on 550 ft of frontage on property located on the Salmon Falls River, Dover.  This project is the alternative with the least adverse impact to the area.

 

#107        Authorized Aquila Chase’s request to construct a 6’ x 30’ permanent pier to a 3’ x 30’ ramp to a 10’ x 30’ float, total structure length 97’, providing 2 slips on 72’ of frontage on the Back Channel of the Piscataqua River, in place of an existing, non-conforming structure on property located on the Piscataqua River Back Channel in Portsmouth.  This project is the alternative with the least adverse impact to the area.

 

#107A    Authorized to retroactively enter into a lease amendment with Dwight K. Stowell, Athol, MA, by increasing the lease amount by $4,725.00 from $13,000.00 to $17,725.00 and extend the lease from June 30, 2006 to March 31, 2007 for office space at Sawyer Brook Plaza, Rte. 10, Grantham, NH.   Effective from July 1, 2006 through March 31, 2007.  100% General Funds.

 

#107B     Authorized to award a Water Supply Land Grant to the Town of Hopkinton, Hopkinton, NH in the amount of $173,750 to purchase a parcel of property in a source water protection area to protect water supply land.  Effective upon G&C approval to June 30, 2007.  100% General Funds.

 

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

Office of the Commissioner

#108        Authorized the department as administrator of the Social Security Program, to amend the agreement between the Secretary of the United States Department of Health and Human Services and the State of NH, to extend Social Security and Medicare coverage to the employees of the Town of Chester whose position are covered by the NH Retirement System-Group 1.  Effective date of coverage is April 1, 2006.

 

Bureau of Developmental Services

#109        Authorized the reclassification of position #15271, Accounting Technician, salary grade 12 to the level of Word Processor Operator I, salary grade 9.

 

Division of Juvenile Justice Services

#110        Authorized the Division of Juvenile Justice Services, Youth Services Center, to accept material donations according to the attachment to the letter dated June 6, 2006 for period of December 22, 2005-February 10, 2006.  Effective upon approval.

 

Glencliff Home for the Elderly

#111        Authorized Glencliff Home for The Elderly the reclassification of position #14852, Training and Development Therapist, salary grade 16 to the level of Supervisor I, salary grade 19.

 

New Hampshire Hospital

#112        Authorized to enter into an agreement with the University of Vermont Technical Services Program, 280 East Avenue, Suite 2, Burlington, VT, in the amount of $11,100.00 to provide clinical equipment repair and maintenance.  The term of the contract shall be July 19, 2006, or date of G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2008 with the option to renew for an additional two years pending availability of funding, the agreement of the parties and approval by G&C.  28% Federal Funds, 68% General Funds, and 4 % Other Funds.

 

#113        Authorized to retroactively Authorized to enter into an Educational Tuition Agreement and to pay said costs in the amount of $525.00 to NHTI, Concord, for Jennifer Franklin, Mental Health Worker II, for a course entitled “Math for Allied Health” with the dates of July 10, 2006 to August 11, 2006.  31% Federal Funds, 2% Other Funds and 67% General Funds.

 

Office of Homeless, Housing and Transportation Services

#114        Authorized to enter into a retroactive agreement with Community Services Council of NH, PO Box 2338, Concord, NH, to provide services to homeless individuals, in the amount of $22,150.00, retroactive to January 1, 2006 through December 31, 2006.  100% Federal Funds.

 

#115        Authorized to enter into a retroactive agreement with Cross Roads House, Inc., 600 Lafayette Road, Portsmouth, NH, to provide services to homeless individuals, in the amount of $75,942.00, retroactive to January 1, 2006 through December 31, 2006.  100% Federal Funds.

 

#116        Authorized to enter into a retroactive agreement with Helping Hands Outreach Ministries, Inc., PO Box 3551, Manchester, NH, to provide services to homeless individuals, in the amount of $10,000.00, retroactive to January 1, 2006 through December 31, 2006.  100% Federal Funds.

 

Division of Public Health Services

#117        Authorized with Councilor Pignatelli voting no, to retroactively amend an agreement with the Maine Health Information Center, 16 Association Drive, Manchester Maine, by increasing the price limitation by $110,000 from $237,388 to $347,388 and extending the contract end date from June 30, 2006 to June 30, 2007 to provide for ongoing hospital data collection and consolidation for the Department of Health and Human Services’ Uniform Hospital Discharge Data.  This agreement was originally approved by G&C on June 23, 2004, item #179.  79% Other Funds and 21% Federal Funds.

 

#118        Authorized Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to accept a donation of a Dell Laptop, mouse and software, from New England Regional Genetics Group, PO Box 920288, Needham, MA, at an estimated value of $2,040.12.

 

#119        Authorized Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal and Child Health Section, Home Visiting NH, to enter into an agreement in an amount not to exceed $60,704 with NH Minority Health Coalition to provide home visiting services for at-risk, linguistically isolated and minority pregnant and parenting women in the greater Manchester community.  Services include supporting and educating families about prenatal health, child development, and health and safety issues.  Effective July 1, 2006 or date of G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2008.  100% Federal Funds.

 

#120        Authorized with Councilor Pignatelli voting no, Bureau of Community Health Services, STD/HIV Prevention Section, to retroactively amend an agreement with A Community Resource Network, 85 Mechanic Street, Suite #240, Lebanon, NH by increasing the Price Limitation by $104,730 from $53,708 to $158,438 to provide Human Immunodeficiency Virus prevention services and extend the completion date to June 30, 2008.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2006.  This agreement was originally approved by G&C on June 22, 2005, item #295.  100% Federal Funds.

 

#121        Authorized Bureau of Community Health Services, Community Public Development Section to grant the list of pandemic preparedness funds as indicated in letter of May 31, 2006, to the associated Regional Pandemic Flu Planning Groups in the amount of $415,572.  For the period from July 1, 2006 or the date of G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds.

 

#122        Authorized Bureau of Community Health Services, Rural Health and Primary Care Section be Authorized to retroactively enter an Education Tuition Agreement and to pay said costs in the amount of $1,987.50 to Harvard School of Public Health, for Alisa G, Butler, Div. of Public Health Services, Administrator I, for a course entitled “ID 251 Ethical Basis of the Practice of Public Health”, with the dates of July 5, 2006 through July 28, 2006.  100% Federal Funds.

 

#123        Authorized Bureau of Prevention Services, Radiological Health Section, to retroactively amend an agreement with Vicki D. Jeffs, 1116 Gloria Drive, Shelbyville, KY, to provide assistance in processing radioactive material license applications, by increasing the Price Limitation by $9,000, from $15,000 to $24,000, and extending the Completion Date to June 30, 2007 effective retroactive to July 1, 2006.  Originally approved by G&C on May 4, 2005, item #106.  100% Other Funds.

 

#124        Authorized Bureau of Prevention Services; Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Prevention Section; Tobacco Prevention and Control Program, to enter into an agreement in an amount not to exceed $64,000 with Foundation for Healthy Communities, 125 Airport Road, Concord, NH to support local community coalition capacity focused on tobacco prevention and control initiatives to be effective July 1, 2006 or date of G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2008, with potential for a one year amendment.  100% Federal Funds.

 

#125        Authorized Bureau of Prevention Services; Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Prevention Section; Tobacco Prevention and Control Program, to enter into an agreement in an amount not to exceed $56,000 with United Way of Merrimack, 46 South Main Street, Concord, NH to support local community coalition capacity focused on tobacco prevention and control initiatives to be effective July 1, 2006 or date of G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2008, with potential for a one year amendment.  100% Federal Funds.

 

NEW HAMPSHIRE BOARD OF NURSING

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#126        Authorized to enter into a retroactive contract with Norman Patenaude, CAKH, MPA, JD, Portsmouth, NH, in the amount of $62,500.00 for investigative/prosecutorial services for the period of July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007.  48% General Funds, 52% Other Funds.

 

#127        Authorized to enter into a contract with Carol A. Murtagh, RNC, LADC, Alton, NH, in the amount of $36,400.00 for the licensed alcohol/drug counselor services, for the period of July 20, 2006 or G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2007.  48% General Funds, 52% Other Funds.

 

STATE VETERANS COUNCIL

#128        The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton authorized the request to pay differential of $807.48 for Mrs. Mary Morin of Raymond, NH, for the period of April 3, 2006 through April 18, 2006, while she served as Acting Director of the State Veterans Council.

 

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#129        Authorized with Councilor Pignatelli voting no, the department and NH Department of Health & Human Services, Division of Developmental Services, to retroactively exercise the final renewal option and enter into a retroactive contract with the Early Education and Intervention Network of NH, Concord, NH, (originally approved by G&C on September 4, 2002, item #145 and renewed on June 25, 2003, item #443, June 23, 2004, item #290, and August 31, 2005, item #135) to provide statewide professional development to those who specialize in early childhood activities in the amount of $33,000.00 for the period from July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds.

 

#130        Authorized to enter into a contract with NE Document Systems, Manchester, NH, to archive federal records by scanning onto CD-ROM from date of G&C approval, through June 30, 2008, pending legislative approval of the next biennial budget, not to exceed $37,890.00.  100% Federal Funds.

 

#131        Authorized to grant funds to Southern NH Services, Inc., Hispanic/Latino Community Services Program, Manchester, NH in the amount of $52,537.00 for the period of September 1, 2006, or the date of G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2007 to be used to provide English as a Second Language and English Language/Civics classes at the Latin American Center, 521 Maple Street, Manchester, NH.  100% Federal Funds.

 

#132        Authorized to grant funds to Lutheran Community Services, Concord, NH, in the amount of $41,219.00 for the period of July 19, 2006, or date of G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2007 to provide English as a Second Language classes to newly arriving refugees in the Concord and Laconia communities.  100% Federal Funds.

 

#133        Authorized to exercise a renewal option on a contract with Debra D. Grabill, sole proprietor, Hanover, NH (originally approved on March 25, 2005, item #69) to coordinate the NH State Improvement Grant II secondary education and transition initiative.  Effective July 1, 2006 or date of G&C approval whichever is later through June 30, 2007 and will not exceed $68,640.00.  100% Federal Funds.

 

#134        Authorized to enter into a contract with Bennett Daviss, sole proprietor, Walpole, NH to provide grant writing services for the Integrated Learning Arts project in an amount not to exceed $5,000.00.  Effective from the date of G&C approval through December 30, 2006.  100% Other Funds.

 

#135        Authorized to grand funds to the NH Coalition for Occupational Safety and Health, Concord, NH in the amount of $19,086.00 for the period of September 1, 2006 or the date of G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2007 to provide English Language/Civics Education classes to workers who are learning English as another language and to students in adult basic education classes throughout the state.  100% Federal Funds.

 

#136        Authorized to enter into a contract with Bernard R. Davis, Contoocook, NH, in the amount of $10,000.00 for the purpose of assisting the Bureau of School Approval and Facility Management from the date of G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  (2) Further Authorized the payment for services rendered and approved in lieu of withholding 25% of the total value of the contract.  100% General Funds.

 

#137        Authorized to enter into a contract with Wendy Cohen, sole proprietor, Fayston, VT, to provide technical assistance and information services to the state’s elementary and secondary schools for the Integrated Learning Project in an amount not to exceed $7,000.00 and will run from the date of G&C approval through December 30, 2006.  100% Other Funds.

 

#138        Authorized with Councilor Pignatelli voting no, to enter a sole source contract with The Center for Secondary School Redesign, (formerly the Secondary School Reform at the Alliance for Effective Schools Brown University), West Warwick, RI, to provide consultation and technical assistance in an amount not to exceed $55,000, from July 1, 2006 or upon G&C approval whichever is later through September 30, 2006.  (2)  Further Authorized payment for services rendered and approved in lieu of withholding at least 25% of the total value of the contract.  100% Other Funds.

 

#138A    Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with Community & School Partners, LLC, Rye, NH, in the amount of $112,320.00 for the purpose of additional support with Initiative for School Empowerment and Excellence.  This initiative is critical to the implementation of the Follow the Child model.  Effective from July 1, 2006 or date of G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds.

 

#138B     Authorized to retroactively amend to July 1, 2006, contract with Measured Progress, Inc., Dover, NH, (originally approved by G&C on May 19, 2004, item #66 and renewed on August 31, 2005, item #136) by increasing the contract amount by $132,270.00 to a new total of $2,927,868.00 and extending the ending date to August 11, 2006.  100% Federal Funds.

 

#138C     Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with Clemson University, Clemson, SC, to provide performance auditing and evaluating services for the Achievement for Dropout Prevention and Excellence project with the institute on Disability and Alliance for Community Supports.  Effective from date of G&C approval through December 31, 2008, pending legislative approval of the next biennium budget and not to exceed $214,227.72.  100% Federal Funds.

 

#138D     Authorized to exercise its renewal option and contract with the National Center for the Improvement of Education Assessment, Inc., Dover, NH, in the amount of $184,283.00 (originally approved by G&C on November 16, 2005 item #80) to provide technical Assistance for the development, implementation and assurance of technical quality for the state assessment systems of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001.  Effective July 1, 2006 or date of G&C approval, through June 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds.

 

CHRISTA MCAULIFFE PLANETARIUM

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#139        Authorized to accept and expend $49,800 from the Space Telescope Science Institute for support of the project, “Space Mission 3D Sonification Planetarium Show and Internet Portal” from the date of G&C approval through May 31, 2008.  100% Other Funds.

 

#140        Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with Martin S. Quinn, 92 High Road, Lee, NH, to create an interactive space weather website and components for a multi-media planetarium program based on the conversion of date from satellites of solar and space weather.  Effective from the date of G&C approval to May 31, 2008, in an amount not to exceed $27,900.00.  100% Other Funds.

 

NEW HAMPSHIRE COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE SYSTEM

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#141        Authorized to reimburse Dr. Mark G. Edelstein, president of NHCTC-Laconia for moving expenses not to exceed $17,836.00, associated with moving from Walnut Creek, CA to Laconia, NH.  41% General Funds, 59% Other Funds.

 

#142        Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with Richard Gustafson, in the amount of $22,500.00 for the purpose of examining organization and administrative models that will achieve greater self governance for NHCTCS to begin upon G&C approval through October 31, 2006.  50% General Funds, 50% Other Funds.

 

#143        Authorized the NHTI to enter into an agreement with Floors of Distinction, LLC, 213 State Rd., Hampstead, NH in the amount of $8,200.00 for the purpose of refinishing the Goldie Crocker gymnasium floor.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 28, 2006.  100% Other Funds.

 

#143A    Authorized with Councilor Pignatelli voting no, NHCTC-Claremont to retroactively enter into an agreement with Monadnock Disposal Service, Inc, 12 River Street, Jaffrey, NH in the amount of $3,780.00, for the purpose of providing trash pickup service at 310 Marlboro St., Keene, NH from January 1, 2006 through June 30, 2009 pending legislative approval of the next biennium budget.  52% Other Funds, 48% General Funds.

 

POLICE STANDARDS & TRAINING COUNCIL

#144        The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Wieczorek authorized the request to accept and expend $50,000.00 from the NH Department of Safety to create and provide homeland defense training to NH law enforcement officers, including training on chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear threats in order to better protect the citizens of NH.  Effective from date of G&C approval of the grant award through March 31, 2007.  100% Other Funds.

 

DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#145        Authorized permit application of the Elaine M. Mills 2002 Revocable Trust and Leslie I. Mills 2002 Revocable Trust located on Newfound Lake in Hebron, NH as recommended by the Department of Safety, Division of Safety Services for a congregate mooring field under the authority of RSA 270:67.  A mooring permit had been previously issued for six moorings.  They are now applying for seven moorings.  It is recommended that the application be approved for a total of seven moorings.

 

#146        Authorized Division of Safety Services to enter into a $30,873.00 contract with Wayne Thibodeau, d/b/a Reliable Janitorial Services, PO Box 8776, Penacook, NH, for cleaning services at two facilities located at 31 Dock Rd., Gilford and 3 Higgins Place, Belmont.  Effective with the date of G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  100% Watercraft Safety Funds.

 

#147        Authorized Division of Motor Vehicles to retroactively pay $29.00 out of Fiscal Year 2007 funds to Central NH Animal Care, 4 King Road, Chichester, NH for services that were rendered on October 5, 2004.  Effective date of G&C approval.  100% Federal FMCSA Funds.

 

#148        Authorized Division of State Police to amend a $61,576 grant entitled “Forensic Casework DNA Backlog Reduction Program FY 2005” received from the US Department of Justice, approved by the G&C on January 11, 2006, item #75, (approved by Fiscal on 12/22/05, FIS-05-261) by extending the end date from September 30, 2006 to June 30, 2007.  This grant to be used for overtime and purchase of any supplies and consumables that are needed for the screening and analysis of DNA samples.  100% Federal Funds.

 

#149        Authorized Division of Motor Vehicles to enter into a sole source, retroactive, three year “License For Use of Premises” with  Grafton County, North Haverhill, NH, to provide office and parking space at the Grafton County Court House for the Bureau of Driver Licensing.  Effective from July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2009 in an amount not to exceed $7,200.  100% Highway Funds.

 

#150        Authorized Division of Administration to enter into a contract amendment with Casella Waste Services, Salem, NH by increasing the contract by a total of $1,664 from $21,354 to $23,018 for additional trash removal at the Division of Motor Vehicles.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Highway Funds.

 

#151        Authorized Division of State Police to enter into a retroactive $6,240 contract with Robert A. Pattern, 37 Neville Street, Concord, NH for janitorial services for the 91 Airport Road location.  Effective July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007.  70% Highway Funds, 30% General Funds.

 

#152        Authorized Division of Administration to amend a previous G&C item approved October 5, 2005, #130 by extending the grant end date from September 30, 2006 to September 30, 2007.  This grant was received from the Federal Highway Administration for the Federal/State Motor Fuel Tax Compliance Project.  100% Federal Fund.

 

#153        NOT USED

 

#154        Authorized Division of Fire Standards & Training and Emergency Medical Services to enter into a sole source one year $22,750.00 agreement with the National Board on Fire Service Professional Qualifications, PO Box 690632, Quincy, MA, to provide accreditation for the Division’s certified training program. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.

 

#155        Authorized the Division of Emergency Services, Bureau of Emergency Management to pay $3,200 for 2007 membership dues to the National Emergency Management Association for the period of July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007.

 

#156        Authorized the Division of Safety Services to contract with Indabe Holdings, Inc. /b/a/ NH Signs, 60 Old Derry Road, Londonderry, NH in the amount of $8,600.00 to complete refurbishing, excavate concrete sign bases and installation of four signs at the Division of Safety Services, 3 Higgins Road, Belmont, NH.

 

#157        Authorized approval of a contract with 106 Commerce Park Mini Storage, 344 Commerce Way, Pembroke, NH for storage rental units from August 1, 2006 to June 30, 2007.

 

#158        Authorized Division of Fire Standards & Training and Emergency Medical Services to enter into a sole source $5,000.00 agreement with the Center for the Evaluative Clinical Sciences, Dartmouth Medical School, HB 7251 Strasenburg, Hanover, NH, to provide training and consulting services.  Effective with the approval of G&C through June 30, 2007.

 

#159        Authorized Division of Emergency Services, Bureau of Emergency Management to enter into a one-year, sole source contract with the NH Association of Broadcasters in an amount not to exceed $66,000.  Effective with the approval of G&C through March 31, 2007.  The purpose of the contract is to purchase airtime for, and produce, radio and television Non-Commercial Sustaining Announcements on emergency management programs, projects and public information on emergency preparedness.  35% Utilities Fund, 54% Fire & EMS Funds, 11% Other Funds.

 

#159A    Authorized the Commissioner, Department of Safety “to reorganize the Homeland Security and Emergency Management activities of the Department of Safety by transferring the responsibility, duties and authority for supervision of emergency management from the Division of Emergency Services, Communication, and Management to the Director Homeland Security and Emergency Management, and transferring the Bureau of Emergency Management from the Division of Emergency Services, Communications, and Management to the Office of the Commissioner under the supervision of the Director of Homeland Security and Emergency Management.”  The effective date of this legislation is July 1, 2006.

 

#159B     Authorized Homeland Security and Emergency Management an exemption from NH Purchasing Rule number 611.07 (g), which limits the size of an agency’s fleet.  (2) Further Authorized the Director of Homeland Security and Emergency Management a permanent assignment of this vehicle on a 24 hour, 7 day a week basis.

 

#159C     Authorized Division to Administration to retroactively enter into a contract with Graf Brothers Leasing, Inc., 166 Lafayette Road, Salisbury, MA, for the rental of one storage container to be located at the Department of Safety, 33 Hazen Drive, Concord, in the amount of $925.00.  Effective April 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007.  100% Highway Funds.

 

#159D     Authorized Division of Emergency Services, Communications, and Management, Bureau of Emergency management to accept and expend Emergency Assistance funds in the amount of $20,000,000 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency for the period from the date of approvals through May 31, 2008.  To be budgeted as indicated in letter dated June 13, 2006.  Fiscal Committee Approved

 

#159E     Authorized in response to a legislative directive, the Division of Motor Vehicles to enter into a 5 year agreement with Consumer Safety Technology, Inc., 10520 Hickman Road, Des Moines, Iowa, to implement, provide, maintain and support the statewide Breath Alcohol Ignition Interlock Program.  All fees and payments are due and payable to Consumer Safety Technology, Inc., from the individuals that are required to participate in the program.  Effective upon the date of G&C approve for a period of 5 years with provisions for 1 additional 2 year extension, subject to approval by G&C. 

 

#159F     Authorized the Division of Motor Vehicles to enter into a five year agreement with Draeger Safety Diagnostics, Inc., Durango, CO to implement, provide, maintain and support the statewide Breath Alcohol Ignition Interlock Program. All fees and payments are due and payable to Draeger Safety Diagnostics, Inc. from the individuals that are required to participate in the program. Effective upon the date of G&C approve for a period of 5 years with provisions for 1 additional 2 year extension, subject to approval by G&C.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#160        Authorized to accept and place on file the Bureau of-Right-of-Way’s Contemplated Award List for the period of June 2, 2006 through June 28, 2006.

 

#161        Authorized  Bureau of Right-of-Way petition for a public hearing on alterations to be made to the Spaulding Turnpike from Exit 1-6 to include the Little Bay Bridges in the Town of Newington and City of Dover.  A Special Committee was appointed; the members are Councilor Griffin – Chairman, Councilor Spaulding, and Councilor Wieczorek.  A hearing will be held to determine whether there is necessity for the project.  At the June 7, 2006 G&C meeting item #225 was approved to appoint a Commission to serve as alternates to the Special Committee and to purchase the land needed for the project. 

 

#162        Authorized to grant an access point through the Controlled Access Right-of-Way of NH Route 28 located in the Town of Alton to Bahre Alton Properties, LLC for $86,100.00 effective upon G&C approval.

 

#163        Authorized to increase the contact amount for contract #856182 with E.D. Swett, Inc., Concord, NH by $25,000, (from $4,173,776.15 to $4,198,776.15) for additional work associated with the replacement of the existing NH Route 85 over the B&M Railroad in Newfields.  Referenced contract was approved by G&C on March 24, 2004 Late Item G on a basis of low bid for an original contract encumbrance of $4,043,776.15.  A contract increase was approved by G&C on September 21, 2005 item #197 in the amount of $130,000.00 for a revised contract encumbrance of $4,173,776.15.  80% Federal Funds, 20% Highway Funds.

 

#164        Authorized to enter into a contract with Nicom Coatings Corp., Barre, VT on the basis of low bid for $239,000.00 for crack sealing work at the various locations throughout the State, from the date of G&C approval through October 13, 2006.

 

#165        Authorized to increase the contract amount for contract #156090 with Winterset, Inc., Lyndonville, VT, by $150,000.00, for replacement of the bridge over the Connecticut River between the Towns of Clarksville and Pittsburg along Route 145.  Referenced contract was approved by G&C on November 2, 2005 item #98 on a basis of a low bid for an original contract encumbrance of $2,857,127.60.  80% Federal Funds, 20% Highway Funds.

 

#166        Authorized to increase the contract amount for contract #976160 with Pike Industries, Inc., Belmont, NH by $75,000.00, (from $4,044,355.80 to $4,119,355.80) for pavement and bridge rehabilitation along NH Route 25 in Warren.  Referenced contract was approved by G&C on April 20, 2005 item#114 on a basis of low bid for an original contract encumbrance of $4,044,355.80.  80% Federal Funds, 20% Highway Funds.

 

#167        Authorized to enter into a contract with Frank Whitcomb Construction Corporation, Walpole, NH on the basis of a low bid of $267,235.00 for the installation of a pre-cast concrete box culvert including headwalls, cut-off walls, wing walls, and wing footings to carry NH 123 over Warren Brook and reconstruction of approximately 380 feet of roadway, from the date of G&C approval through September 29, 2006 unless extended by the Department in accordance with the Standard Specifications.  80% Federal Funds, 20% Highway Funds.

 

#168        Authorized to increase the contract amount for contract #976177 with S.U.R. Construction, Inc., Rochester, NH by $80,000.00, (from $4,200,000.01 to $4,280,000.01) for additional work associated with interim safety improvements within the Spaulding Turnpike, Exit 4 interchange in Newington.   Referenced contact was approved by G&C on May 18, 2005 item #95 on a basis of a low bid for an original contract encumbrance of $4,010,000.01.  A contract increase was approved by G&C on April 5, 2006 item #87 in the amount of $190,000.00 for a revised contract encumbrance of $4,200,000.01.

80% Federal Funds, 20% State Highway Funds.

 

#169        Authorized to increase the contract amount of Contract #156151 with Continental Paving, Inc., Londonderry, NH by $47,500.00, (from $1,664,468.50 to $1,711,068.50) for roadway rehabilitation on NH 102 intersection in the Town of Hudson.  Referenced contract was approved by G&C on March 8, 2006 item #105 on a basis of a low bid for an original contract encumbrance of $1,664,468.50.  80%Federal Funds, 20% State Highway Funds.

 

#170        Authorized to increase the contract amount for contract #716169 with R.S. Audley, Inc., Bow, NH by $200,000.00, from $16,128,336.56 to $16,328,336.56) for road and bridge improvements at the NH 101/US 3 interchange in Bedford.  Reference contract was approved by G&C on April 2, 2003 item #96 on a basis of a low bid for an original contract encumbrance of $14,795,336.56.  A contract increase was approved by G&C on November 2, 2005 item 94 in the amount of $1,333,000.00 for a revised contract encumbrance of $16,128,336.56.  80% Federal Funds, 20% Highway Funds.

 

#171        Authorized to accept and place on file Informational Item Equipment Acquisition Plan Status Report for the period ending June 30, 2006.

 

#172        Authorized to retroactively enter into a lease agreement for a parcel of land with the private pedestrian crossing with Charles and Sonja Dockham, 47 Paugus St., Laconia, on the State-owned Concord to Lincoln Railroad Line in Laconia for $1,925.00 per year for a period of five years and negotiable for an additional five year period.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#173        Authorized to retroactively enter into a contract with Cityside Management Corporation of Merrimack, NH in the amount of $400,000 for the management of properties throughout the state retroactive to October 23, 2005 through May 31, 2010.  Effective from the date of G&C approval.  (Further Authorized to provide funds to Cityside Management Corporation in the amount of $80,000 to fund the maintenance and management checking accounts used in the management of the properties.  Effective form the date of G&C approval through May 31, 2010.  10% Highway Funds.

 

#174        Authorized to enter into an agreement with HNTB Corporation, Boston, MA in the amount of $924,882 for I-93 Transit Investment Study, State Project #14075, Federal Project #X-A00(192), for professional consulting services, from the date of Notice to Proceed, follow G&C approval, through December 31, 2008.  100% Federal Funds.

 

#175        Authorized to retroactively pay the Coalition of Northeastern Governors the FY2006 State Assessment for the CONEG Transportation Program totaling $12,125 for the period July 1, 2005-June 30, 2006.  100% Highway Funds.

 

#176        Authorized the Commissioner or her designee to pay Small Claims submitted for the period of July, 2006 to September, 2006.

 

#177        TABLED – The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Wieczorek, seconded by Councilor Burton voted to table the request of the Bureau of Aeronautics to provide funding to the Pease Development Authority, for AIP-33 airport noise program project to sound insulate residences in the vicinity of the Pease International Airport.  State and Federal participation in the amount of $832,800.00.  Effective upon G&C approval.  95% Federal Funds, 5% General Funds.

 

177A       Authorized Bureau of Highway Design to enter into a sole source agreement with the New Hampshire Conservation Corps, Charlestown, NH for a time-and equipment fee not to exceed $32,100.00 for landscaping services related to the Transportation System.  (Further Authorized the Department to purchase landscaping materials not to exceed $25,000.00 to be supplied to the vendor.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2006.  80% Federal Funds, 20% Other Funds.

 

 

#178                                                                        TUITION REQUESTS

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

 

A.      ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES - Request permission to pay NH Community Technical College, Manchester, NH, the sum of $933.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Michael Dupont, Building Maintenance Supervisor, in the courses entitled “Res. & Comm. AC & Heat Pumps Theory” and “Res. & Comm. AC & Heat Pumps Lab”.

B.         COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE - Request permission to pay Rivier College, Nashua, NH, the sum of $1,684.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Michelle Capozzi, College Counselor, in the course entitled “Techniques of Counseling”.

C.         COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE - Request permission to pay the University of New Hampshire, Manchester, NH, the sum of $435.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Barbara Dunn, Professor, in the course entitled “Foundations in College Teaching”.

D.         COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE - Request permission to pay the University of Massachusetts, Lowell, MA, the sum of $971.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Nancy Labore, Professor, in the course entitled “Statistics I”.

E.         ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Request permission to pay the University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, the sum of $1,680.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Raymond Gordon III, Environmentalist IV, in the course entitled “Intro to Statistical Analysis”.

F.         ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Request permission to pay the University of New Hampshire, Manchester, NH, the sum of $1,494.20 for the sole purpose of enrolling Patricia North, Air Toxics Program Supervisor, in the course entitled “Public Health Ethics”.

G.         HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Division for Children, Youth & Families - Request permission to pay Springfield College, Manchester, NH, the sum of $3,108.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Carol Healey, Child Protective Services Worker, in the courses entitled “Project Phase IV”, “Economics of Change” and “Organizational Transformation”.

H.         HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Division for Children, Youth & Families - Request permission to pay Springfield College, Manchester, NH, the sum of $3,108.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Wendy Keith, Child Protective Services Worker, in the courses entitled “Economics of Change”, Policies & Alternatives”, “Fiscal Management” and “Independent Study”.

I.          HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Division of Family Assistance - Request permission to pay the University of New Hampshire, Manchester, NH, the sum of $1,335.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Michael McGowan, Program Specialist II, in the course entitled “Introduction to Health Care Services”.

J.         HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Division of Public Health Services - Request permission to pay the University of New Hampshire, Manchester, NH, the sum of $2,035.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Laura Holmes, Program Specialist III, in the course entitled “Public Administration: Policy & State Government”.

K.         NH HOSPITAL - Request permission to pay Granite State College, Concord, NH, the sum of $780.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Elizabeth Jewell, Human Resource Assistant III, in the course entitled “Nature Writing and the Environment”.

L.         TRANSPORTATION - Request permission to pay the University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, the sum of $376.50 for the sole purpose of enrolling Nickie Hunter, Civil Engineer IV, in the course entitled “Field Description of Soils”.

 

Requested Tuition Total - $17,939.70

 

 

LATE ITEMS

 

DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

A.            Authorized the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to amend a contract with D.L. King & Associates, Inc., Nashua, NH, for the North Hall, NH Technical Institute in Concord by increasing the amount by $30,000.00 from $174,000.00 to $204,000.00.

 

DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY

B.            Authorized the Division of State Police to enhance the base salary of the Command Staff of the Division of State Police and the Bureau of Highway Patrol and Enforcement by 2% effective upon Governor and Council approval, for a period of 12 months.

 

 

 

 

 

Next Governor and Executive Council meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, August 9, 2006 at 10:00 a.m. at Keene State College, Science Center, Keene NH.

 

The Honorable Board then Adjourned