GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MINUTES

                                                                                State House, Concord, New Hampshire

                                                                                August 23, 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 Burton, accepted the minutes of August 9, 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 August 9, 2006 meeting.

 

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

 

CONFIRMATIONS

The Governor and Council confirmed the following:

 

Adult Parole Board

Alan Coburn, Manchester                                                                                  Effective:  August 23, 2006

Succeeding:  Thomas Winn, Ashland (reached term limit)                           Term:  July 1, 2011

 

Adult Parole Board

Donald Laroche, Berlin                                                                                       Effective:  September 29, 2006

Reappointment                                                                                                     Term:  September 29, 2011

 

Board of Dental Examiners

Stacy Plourde, Hooksett                                                                                     Effective:  August 23, 2006

Succeeding:  Debra A. Albrecht, Keene (resigned)                                       Term:  July 26, 2008

 

Fire Standards and Training Commission

(NH State Firemen’s Association)

Alfred W. Burbank, Jr., Thornton                                                                     Effective:  August 23, 2006

Reappointment                                                                                                     Term:  August 1, 2009

 

Invasive Species Committee

(Environmental Interests)

Douglas A. Bechtel, Concord                                                                            Effective:  August 23, 2006

Reappointment                                                                                                     Term:  August 9, 2009

 

Invasive Species Committee

(Public Member)

Deborah Lievens, Londonderry                                                                        Effective:  August 23, 2006

Reappointment                                                                                                     Term:  August 9, 2009

 

Joint Promotional Program Screening Committee

(Skiing)

Nominated by the New Hampshire Travel Council

Kathleen Bennett, Madison                                                                               Effective:  August 23, 2006

Reappointment                                                                                                     Term:  July 13, 2009

 

Board of Landscape Architects

Douglas H. Griener, Salisbury                                                                            Effective:  August 23, 2006

Vacancy                                                                                                                 Term:  August 23, 2008

 

 

Board of Landscape Architects

R. Gordon Leedy, Jr., Amherst                                                                           Effective:  August 23, 2006

Vacancy                                                                                                                 Term:  August 23, 2009

 

Board of Landscape Architects

Roberta N. Woodburn, Durham                                                                        Effective:  August 23, 2006

Vacancy                                                                                                                 Term:  August 23, 2007

 

State Library Advisory Council

Patricia M. Skinner (r), Windham                                                                      Effective:  August 23, 2006

Reappointment                                                                                                     Term:  July 26, 2009

 

Marital Mediator Certification Board

Nominated by the NH Conflict Resolution Association

Ellen Dinerstein, Hancock                                                                                  Effective:  September 6, 2006

Succeeding:  Olivia A. Ruel, Keene                                                                  Term:  September 6, 2007

 

Marital Mediator Certification Board

Nominated by the NH Conflict Resolution Association

Georgine M. Williams, Bedford                                                                         Effective:  September 6, 2006

Reappointment                                                                                                     Term:  September 6, 2007

 

Real Estate Appraisers Board

(Certified General Appraiser)

George Brooks, Londonderry                                                                            Effective:  August 23, 2006

Reappointment                                                                                                     Term:  August 12, 2009

 

Resources and Economic Development Advisory Commission

(General Public)

Robert F. Preston (d), Hampton                                                                         Effective:  August 23, 2006

Succeeding:  Douglas J. Pearson, Bedford                                                      Term:  April 1, 2011

 

New Hampshire Retirement System Board of Trustees

Nominated by the State Employees’ Association

Charles Koontz, Hopkinton                                                                                Effective:  August 23, 2006

Reappointment                                                                                                     Term:  July 1, 2008

 

New Hampshire Retirement System Board of Trustees

Nominated by the National Education Association

Joseph G. Morris, Bedford                                                                                 Effective:  August 23, 2006

Reappointment                                                                                                     Term:  July 1, 2008

 

New Hampshire Retirement System Board of Trustees

Nominated by the State Permanent Firefighters Association

Brian W. Morrissey, Nashua                                                                             Effective:  August 23, 2006

Reappointment                                                                                                     Term:  July 1, 2008

 

Advisory Committee on Travel & Tourism

(Member at large)

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

Michelline Dufort, Concord                                                                               Effective:  August 23, 2006

Succeeding:  Erick Leadbeater, Concord                                                          Term:  December 1, 2008

 

Water Treatment Plant Advisory Committee

(Representing consumers from a community with a population over 5,000)

Pierre C. Lavoie, Dover                                                                                       Effective:  August 23, 2006

Succeeding:  Ernest Cote, Jr., Hampton                                                           Term:  June 5, 2008

 

Water Treatment Plant Advisory Committee

(Representing consumers from a town with a population less than 5,000)

Sheldon E. Towne, Whitefield                                                                           Effective:  August 23, 2006

Reappointment                                                                                                     Term:  June 25, 2010

 

Advisory Council on Worker’s Compensation

(Management)

Thomas Callahan, Sunapee                                                                                Effective:  August 23, 2006

Succeeding:  Kathryn Ryan, Londonderry                                                      Term:  June 13, 2008

 

Advisory Council on Worker’s Compensation

(Health Care Provider)

Gary L. Woods, MD, Bow                                                                                  Effective:  August 23, 2006

Reappointment                                                                                                     Term:  January 12, 2009

 

 

NOMINATIONS

The Governor placed into nomination the following:

 

Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention, Intervention and Treatment Commission

(Public Member)

Kathleen N. Taylor, Franconia                                                           Effective:  September 20, 2006

Succeeding:  Scott Fuller, Manchester                                             Term:  September 20, 2009

 

Current Use Advisory Board

(Representing assessing official from town with less than 5,000 population)

Normand G. Bernaiche, Acworth                                                       Effective:  Upon confirmation

Succeeding:  Robert J. Berti, Rumney                                               Term:  December 23, 2007

 

Enhanced 911 Commission

(NH Sheriffs Association)

James D. Linehan, Jr., Danville                                                          Effective:  Upon confirmation

Reappointment                                                                                     Term:  July 22, 2009

 

Equalization Standards Board

Nominated by the NH School Board Association

R. Dean Michener, Durham                                                                Effective:  Upon confirmation

Reappointment                                                                                     Term:  October 10, 2008

 

State Board of Fire Control

(Chief of Municipal Fire Department)

Thomas S. Lambert, North Hampton                                                Effective:  Upon confirmation

Succeeding:  Richard J. Pauley, Jr., Milford                                     Term:  July 8, 2010

 

Health Services Planning and Review Board

Nominated by the NH Hospital Association

Erin K. Almeda, Nashua                                                                      Effective:  Upon confirmation

Reappointment                                                                                     Term:  April 19, 2009

 

Lakes Management Advisory Board

(Member of Fish & Game Commission)

Mitch Kalter, Durham                                                                          Effective:  Upon confirmation

Reappointment                                                                                     Term:  August 22, 2009

 

State Commission on the Status of Men

Michael J. Geanoulis, Sr., New Castle                                               Effective:  Upon confirmation

Reappointment                                                                                     Term:  September 1, 2007

 

State Commission on the Status of Men

Marshall D. Hickok, Meredith                                                            Effective:  Upon confirmation

Reappointment                                                                                     Term:  September 1, 2007

 

Pharmacy Board

Kristina Genovese, East Swanzey                                                     Effective:  Upon confirmation

Reappointment                                                                                     Term:  September 6, 2011

 

Pharmacy Board

Ronald L. Petrin, Bedford                                                                   Effective:  Upon confirmation

Reappointment                                                                                     Term:  September 6, 2011

 

NH Real Estate Commission

(Broker)

Nancy G. LeRoy, Laconia                                                                   Effective:  September 15, 2006

Reappointment                                                                                     Term:  September 15, 2011

 

NH Retirement System Board of Trustees

Nominated by the NH Police Association

Dean Crombie, Somersworth                                                              Effective:  Upon confirmation

Reappointment                                                                                     Term:  July 1, 2007

 

 

                                BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY

#1            The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Wieczorek, seconded by Councilor Spaulding and further on a roll call vote as follows: Councilor Burton – yes, Councilor Spaulding – yes, Councilor Griffin – yes, Councilor Wieczorek – yes, and Councilor Pignatelli – yes, Authorized to hold a Public Hearing with respect to the financing of a commercial facility by the Business Finance Authority for Bentley Commons - Bedford, LLC located in Bedford, 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 AUGUST 23, 2006

AT THE STATE HOUSE, CONCORD

 

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                At 11:10 a.m. the Governor announced that the next matter to be considered would be the financing of a commercial facility project by the Business Finance Authority for Bentley Commons – Bedford, LLC in the Town of Bedford (the “Project”) and declared that the public hearing on the subject had commenced.  He said that he and the members of the Council had received 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, stated that the Authority had approved the financing and recommended that the Governor and Council make the required findings under RSA 162-I:9.  He also briefly explained the Project, emphasized that the credit of the State was not involved and introduced John Bielagus, Co-Managing Member of Bentley Commons – Bedford, LLC. The Governor then repeated that the proceedings were a public hearing and asked whether any other person wished to speak; there being none, Councilor Wieczorek introduced a resolution entitled “A RESOLUTION UNDER RSA 162‑I:9 WITH RESPECT TO THE FINANCING AND REFINANCING OF A COMMERCIAL FACILITY BY THE BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY FOR BENTLEY COMMONS – BEDFORD, LLC IN THE TOWN OF BEDFORD” and moved its adoption, which was seconded by Councilor Spaulding.  After discussion of the resolution, the Governor called for a vote on the motion.  Those voting in favor were: The Governor and Councilor Burton, Councilor Spaulding, Councilor Griffin, Councilor Wieczorek, and Councilor Pignatelli;  those abstaining were Councilor(s):  None; and those voting against were Councilor(s):  None.  The Governor declared that the resolution was passed.

 

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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 FOR BENTLEY COMMONS – BEDFORD, LLC IN THE TOWN OF BEDFORD

WHEREAS, the Governor and Council have received from the Business Finance Authority (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 and refinancing of a commercial facility for Bentley Commons – Bedford, LLC (the “Borrower”) in the Town of Bedford by the Authority’s issue of $18,000,000 Revenue Bonds (the “Bonds”) under RSA 162‑I (the “Act”);

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:

(1)                 The Project (which when completed will constitute the “Facility”) consists of the constuction of a senior assisted care/independent living facility located at TMP 24-1-3 Hawthorne Drive in the Town of Bedford.  The Project is within the definition of “Commercial  facility” in the Act and may be financed under the Act.

(2)           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:

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

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

(3)                 The TRUST INDENTURE (the “Indenture”) and LOAN AGREEMENT (the “Agreement”) contain 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 Indenture and Agreement, exclusive of funds received thereunder by the Authority for its own use;

(4)                 Neither the Indenture nor the Agreement purports 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

(5)                 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 August 23, 2006

#2            The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding and further on a roll call vote as follows: Councilor Burton – yes, Councilor Spaulding – yes, Councilor Griffin – yes, Councilor Wieczorek – yes, and Councilor Pignatelli – yes, Authorized to hold a Public Hearing with respect to the financing of a loan to Grafton County Economic Development Council for the benefit of the Dartmouth Regional Technology Center located in Lebanon, NH.  Action will Authorized a Resolution under RSA 162-A:18 to determine the financing will serve a public use, provide public benefit and is within the policy and authority of the Act.

 

EXTRACT FROM THE MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE

GOVERNOR AND COUNCIL HELD ON AUGUST 23, 2006

STATE HOUSE, CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

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                At approximately 11:14 a.m., the Governor announced that the next matter to be considered would be the purchase by the Business Finance Authority of a loan to be made by Grafton County Economic Development Council and declared that the public hearing on the subject had commenced.  He said that he and the members of the Council had received written material from the Authority with respect to the proposed loan.  The Governor then said that the meeting would hear anyone wishing to speak on the subject. Michael Donahue, Senior Credit Officer of the

Authority, briefly explained the project.  The Governor then repeated that the proceedings were a public hearing and asked whether any other person wished to speak; there being none, Councilor Burton introduced a resolution entitled "A RESOLUTION UNDER RSA 162-A:18 AWARDING A LOAN PURCHASE UNDER RSA 162-A:7  WITH RESPECT TO A CERTAIN LOAN TO GRAFTON COUNTY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL" and moved its adoption, which was seconded by Councilor Spaulding.  There being no discussion, the Governor called for a vote on the motion.  Those voting in favor were: The Governor and

Councilor Burton, Councilor Spaulding, Councilor Griffin, Councilor Wieczorek, and Councilor Pignatelli;  those abstaining were Councilor(s):  None; and those voting against were Councilor(s):  None.  The Governor declared that the resolution was passed.

 

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A RESOLUTION UNDER RSA 162-A:18 AWARDING A LOAN UNDER RSA

162-A:7 FROM THE BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY OF THE STATE OF

NEW HAMPSHIRE TO GRAFTON COUNTY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL AND NORTH COUNTRY COUNCIL, INC.

 

                WHEREAS, the Governor and Council (the "Governor and Council") of the State of New Hampshire (the "State") have received from the Business Finance Authority of the State of New Hampshire (the "Authority") its written recommendation that the Governor and Council make certain findings and determinations pursuant to RSA 162-A:18 with respect to a loan by the

Authority to Grafton County Economic Development Council and North Country Council, Inc. (collectively, the "Borrower") in the original principal amount of up to $2,300,000 to provide

financing for construction and permanent financing for the Dartmouth Regional Technology

Center in Centerra Park, Lebanon, New Hampshire (the "Loan")

 

                WHEREAS, pursuant to the provisions of RSA Chapter 162-A, the Governor and Council is Authorized to approve the recommendation of the Authority and to Authorized and approve the Loan by the Authority upon the making of specific findings after public hearing;

 

                WHEREAS, the Governor and Council will receive all the documentation and information with respect to the proposed Loan by the Authority; and

 

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

 

                NOW, THEREFORE, it is hereby resolved that:

 

                1.             Findings and Determination.  On the basis of the documentation and information received by the Governor and Council, after a public hearing, the Governor and Council find:

 

                a.             Special Findings.

 

                                (i)  The Loan in consistent with local or regional development plans or policies.

 

                b.             General Findings.

 

(i)            The Loan that the Authority has proposed will serve a public use and provide a public benefit.

 

(ii)           The Loan that the Authority has proposed is within the policy of, and the authority conferred, by RSA Chapter 162-A.

 

                (iii)          The Loan that the Authority has proposed will preserve or increase the

social welfare or economic prosperity of the State and one or more of its political subdivisions, and will promote the general welfare of the State's citizens.

 

(iv)          The Loan that the Authority has proposed will promote the orderly development of business activities, create or preserve employment opportunities, or protect the physical environment.

 

                2.             Approval.              Governor and Council approve the Loan by the Authority as recommended by the Authority and Authorized the Authority to cause the execution and delivery of the loan documents substantially in the form submitted to Governor and Council and to take such further action as the act with respect to the transaction as may be required.

 

                3.             Effective Date.  This Resolution shall take effect upon its passage.

 

                Passed and agreed to August 23, 2006.

 

#2A        The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Pignatelli, seconded by Councilor Burton and further on a roll call vote as follows: Councilor Burton – yes, Councilor Spaulding – yes, Councilor Griffin – yes, Councilor Wieczorek – yes, and Councilor Pignatelli – yes, Authorized to hold a Public Hearing to approve an award of a State Guarantee under RSA 162-A:13-a with respect to a loan from Chittenden Bank and UltraSource, Inc. in Hollis, New Hampshire. Action will Authorized a Resolution under RSA 162-I:18 to determine the financing will serve a public use, provide public benefit and is within the policy and authority of the Act.

 

EXTRACT FROM THE MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE

GOVERNOR AND COUNCIL HELD ON AUGUST 23, 2006

COUNCIL CHAMBER, CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

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                At approximately 11:19 a.m., the Governor announced that the next matter to be considered would be the award of a State guarantee under the Working Capital Line of Credit Guarantee Program of the Business Finance Authority in connection with a loan to be made by Chittenden Bank to UltraSource, Inc. and declared that the public hearing on the subject had commenced.  He said that he and the members of the Council had received written material from the Authority with respect to the proposed loans and State guarantee.  The Governor then said that the meeting would hear anyone wishing to speak on the subject and introduced Michael Donahue, Senior Credit Officer of the Authority who briefly explained the project. The Governor then repeated that the proceedings were a public hearing and asked whether any other person wished to speak; there being none, Councilor Pignatelli introduced a resolution entitled "A RESOLUTION UNDER RSA 162-A:18 AWARDING A STATE GUARANTEE UNDER RSA 162-A:13  WITH RESPECT TO A LOAN FROM  CHITTENDEN BANK TO ULTRASOURCE, INC." 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 Spaulding, Councilor Griffin, Councilor Wieczorek, and Councilor Pignatelli;  those abstaining were Councilor(s):  None; and those voting against were Councilor(s):  None.  The Governor declared that the resolution was passed.

 

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A RESOLUTION UNDER RSA 162-A:18

AWARDING A STATE GUARANTEE UNDER RSA 162-A:13-a

WITH RESPECT TO A LOAN FROM

CHITTENDEN BANK TO ULTRASOURCE, INC.

 

                WHEREAS, the Governor and Council (the "Governor and Council") of the State of New Hampshire (the "State") have received from the Business Finance Authority of the State of New Hampshire (the "Authority") its written recommendation that the Governor and Council make certain findings and determinations pursuant to RSA 162-A:18 with respect to the award of a guarantee of the Authority in an amount equal to seventy-five percent (75%) of the principal amount of a loan up to $1,500,000 from Chittenden Bank to UltraSource, Inc. pursuant to RSA 162-A:13-a (the Working Capital Loan Guarantee Program or the "WAG Program");

 

                WHEREAS, the proposed guarantee would require the pledge of the full faith and credit of the Authority in an amount not to exceed seventy-five percent (75%) of the proposed financing;

 

                WHEREAS, pursuant to the provisions of RSA Chapter 162-A, the Governor and Council is Authorized to approve the recommendation of the Authority and to award the recommended guarantee upon the making of specific findings after public hearing;

 

                WHEREAS, the Governor and Council have received all the documentation and information with respect to the proposed award of the Authority's guarantee which they have requested; and

 

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

 

                NOW, THEREFORE, IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED THAT:

 

                1.             Findings and Determinations.  On the basis of the documentation and information received by the Governor and Council, and after a public hearing, the Governor and Council find:

 

                                (a)           Special Findings.

 

(i)            The award of the guarantee as proposed will contribute significantly to the success of the financing.

 

(ii)           Reasonable and appropriate measures have been taken to minimize the risk of loss to the Authority and to ensure that any private benefit from the award of the guarantee will be only incidental to the public purpose served thereby.

 

                                (b)           General Findings.

 

(i)            The award of the guarantee as proposed will serve a public use and provide a public benefit.

 

(ii)           The award of the guarantee as proposed is within the policy of, and the authority conferred by RSA Chapter 162-A.

 

(iii)          The award of the guarantee as proposed will preserve or increase the social welfare or economic prosperity of the state and one or more of its political subdivisions, and will promote the general welfare of the state's citizens.

 

(iv)          The award of the guarantee as proposed will promote the orderly development of business activities, create or preserve employment opportunities, or protect the physical environment.

 

 

                2.             Approval.  The Governor and Council approve the Authority's taking such further action under the Act with respect to the award of the guarantee as may be required and Authorized the Authority to take such further action with respect to such proposed execution as is necessary and appropriate to carry out the proposed transaction.

 

                3.             Effective Date.  This resolution shall take effect upon its passage.

 

Passed and Agreed to August 23, 2006.

 

                                COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#3            Authorized to enter into an agreement with the Town of Salem, NH, for the purpose of assisting the Salem Housing Authority in the development of the Telfer Circle Extension Elderly Housing, in the amount of $450,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#4            Authorized to enter into an agreement with the Town of Newport, NH, for the purpose of acquiring and preparing a property to construct affordable elderly housing in Newport in the amount of $500,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

  #5          Authorized to enter into an agreement with the Town of Lancaster, NH, to replace the existing water supply infrastructure on Water Street with a new 8 inch water main in the amount of $307,500.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#6            Authorized to enter into an agreement with the County of Belknap, Laconia, NH, for the purpose of building the capacity of NH’s Regional Development Corporations to provide economic services to their respective regions in the amount of $240,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                OFFICE OF ENERGY AND PLANNING

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#7            Authorized to enter into a retroactive sole source contract with International Institute of Boston, Boston, MA, to provide preventive health services to NH refugees in the amount of $33,307.  Effective July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#8            Authorized to enter into a retroactive sole source contract with the Manchester Health Department, Manchester, NH, to provide preventive health services to NH refugees in the amount of $16,777.  Effective July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#9            Authorized to enter into a retroactive sole source contract with Lutheran Community Services of NH Inc., Concord, NH, to provide preventive health services to NH refugees in the amount of $32,710.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#10          Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with International Institute of Boston, Boston, MA, to provide support services to elderly refugees in the amount of $49,950.  Effective September 30, 2006 through September 29, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                TREASURY DEPARTMENT

#11          The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Spaulding Authorized the request to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated and the State Treasurer to issue checks in the amount of $21,208.57 to the rightful owners of abandoned or unclaimed funds.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL RESOURCES

#12          The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Wieczorek, seconded by Councilor Spaulding Authorized the request of the State Library to enter into a contract with the NH Department of Corrections/Correctional Industries for the production of catalog cards in the amount of $5,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Other Funds. 

 

                                OFFICE OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#13          Authorized Thaddeus V. Day, North Yarmouth, ME, be confirmed to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard.

 

#14          Authorized John C. Greenan, Quechee, VT, be confirmed to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Air National Guard.

 

#15          Authorized Jeffrey M. Denton, Newmarket, NH, be confirmed to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard.

 

#16          Authorized Steven F. Greco, Portsmouth, NH, be confirmed to the rank of Colonel, NH Air National Guard.

 

#17          Authorized Michael J. Busby, Dover, NH, be confirmed to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Air National Guard.

 

#18          Authorized Daniel D. McMackin, Walpole, MA, be confirmed to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Air National Guard.

 

#19          Authorized to accept and expend monetary contributions in the amount of $838.69 for the NH State Veterans Cemetery to be used for the betterment of the cemetery.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#20          Authorized to accept donations of blade sharpener, equipment repairs & parts, and Hydraulic Hammer installed on our JCB back hoe in the amount of $19,031.16 for the NH State Veterans Cemetery to be used for the betterment of the cemetery.

 

#21          Authorized to enter into a contract with Louis Berger Group Inc., East Orange, NJ, for and Integrated Cultural Resource Management Plan revision in the amount of $28,300.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 23, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#22          Authorized a Working Capital Warrant in the amount of $480,000,000 to cover expenditures for the month of September 2006.  (2)Further Authorized a Working Capital Warrant reporting expenditures of $297,364,867.93 for the Month of July and recommends the balance of $102,635,132.07 be lapsed.

 

#23          Authorized to reclassify position #10247, Accountant IV, labor grade 23, to a Program Specialist IV, labor grade 25.  (2)Further Authorized to reclassify position #11598 Clerk II, labor grade 5, to Administrative Assistant II, labor grade 19.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#24          Authorized Salary Adjustment Fund and Employee Benefit Adjustment Fund and in conformance with G&C action of February 6, 2005, the agency transfer as detailed in letter dated August 1, 2006 were Authorized for the month of July.

 

#25          Authorized to accept and place on file the agency transfers for Fiscal Years 2006 and 2007 during the month of July.

 

#26          Authorized Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into an agreement with Keith P. Hemingway, Plymouth, NH, for Professional Services for the Design of the Laconia District Court, Laconia, NH, for a lump sum price of $356,360.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2008.  100% Capital Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, MARKETS & FOOD

#27          The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Wieczorek Authorized the request to enter into an agreement with Beverly Kelley, Albion, ME, to provide janitorial services at the NH Building throughout the Eastern States Exposition in West Springfield, MA in the amount of $7,600.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 2, 2006.  93.98% General, 6.02 Other Funds. 

 

                                STATE CONSERVATION COMMITTEE

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#28          Authorized to enter into a grant with the Grafton County Conservation District to protect water quality in the Clark Brook watershed in the amount of $89,100.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#29          Authorized to enter into a grant with the Town of Alton to construct a boardwalk and provide important information on wetlands protection in the amount of $5,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#30          Authorized to enter into a grant with the Bear-Paw Regional Greenways to protect water quality in the seven town Bear-Paw Region in the amount of $9,438.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  100% Other Funds. 

 

                                ATTORNEY GENERAL

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#31          Authorized to reappoint Brian R. Graf as an Assistant Attorney General for a five year term effective August 31, 2006 through August 31, 2011.

 

#32          Authorized to reappoint Anne M. Edwards as an Assistant Attorney General for a five year term effective August 31, 2006 through August 31, 2011.

 

#33          Authorized to amend the appointment of Lauren J. Noether (previously approved by G&C on 7-19-06, item #40), as an attorney at a salary of $73,000 from September 12, 2006 to September 1, 2006.

 

#34          Authorized to amend a grant from the Bureau of Justice Assistance (previously approved by G&C on 8-31-05, item #70), to support law enforcement and justice efforts in NH, by extending the end date from September 30, 2006 to December 31, 2007.  (2)Further Authorized to amend a grant to the NH Department of Corrections (previously approved by G&C on 8/31-05, item #70), to assist the Department of Corrections with acquiring a new Corrections Information System, by extending the end date from September 30, 2006 to December 31, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#35          Authorized to retroactively enter into a sub-grant with the NH Department of Safety to support cyber crime investigation capabilities in NH, in the amount of $90,075.  Effective July 1, 2006 to September 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#36          Authorized to amend a grant from the Bureau of Justice Assistance (previously approved by G&C on 6-25-03, item #71), to support law enforcement and justice efforts in NH, by extending the end date from September 30, 2006 to September 30, 2007.  (2)Further Authorized to retroactively amend sub-grants with the Drug Task Force (previously approved by G&C on 6-22-05, item #48), to support Drug Task Force Officer positions, by extending the end dates from June 30, 2006 to September 30, 2007.  (3)Further Authorized to amend funding to the NH Department of Corrections (previously approved by G&C on 3-9-05, item #21), to support the implementation of a new computer system at the department of corrections, by extending the end date from September 30, 2006 to September 30, 2007.  (4)Further Authorized to amend funding to the Laconia Police Department (previously approved by G&C on 6-21-06, item #54B), to support a position with the NH Drug Task Force, by extending the end date from September 30, 2006 to September 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#37          Authorized to establish one full time temporary unclassified Attorney position to create an Elder Abuse/Financial Exploitation Prosecutor in the Consumer Protection Bureau through June 30, 2007.  (2)Further Authorized to budget and expend $98,540 from the Consumer Protection Escrow which Authorizeds DOJ to expend these funds for consumer protection and antitrust purposes, unfair and deceptive trade practices or any other lawful purpose through June 30, 2007.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#38          DENIED – The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Pignatelli, seconded by Councilor Griffin, and with Councilor Burton and Councilor Spaulding voting no, voted to deny the petition of Matthew Allan Chandler requesting a pardon hearing for the offense of Issuing Bad Checks (4 counts).  The petitioner is not eligible for an annulment until December 11, 2010.

 

                                EMPLOYMENT SECURITY

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#39          Authorized to accept and expend additional federal funds in the amount of $488,647 from the US Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration as part of an effort to improve Unemployment Insurance Performance.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#40          Authorized with Councilor Pignatelli voting no, to retroactively continue one Legal Coordinator position #8T001, salary grade 28 through June 30, 2007 at an estimated cost of $49,925.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                BANKING DEPARTMENT

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#41          Authorized to continue its membership and participation in the Conference of State Bank Supervisors for an amount of $3,423.64.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#42          Authorized to accept and place on file the Annual Report for calendar year ending December 31, 2005.

 

                                OFFICE OF THE CONSUMER ADVOCATE

#43          The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton Authorized the request to enter into a contract with Michael W. Homes Esq., Londonderry, NH, to provide litigation support for a number of significant dockets pending before the Public Utilities Commission related to telecommunications, electric and water utilities, to assist the Office of the Consumer Advocate while a search for a new Consumer Advocate is in process, in an amount not to exceed $15,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2006.  100% Other Funds. 

 

                                PUBLIC UTILTIES COMMISSION

#44          The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Wieczorek Authorized the request to reclassify position #19592, Hearings Examiner, salary grade 31, to an Administrator of Industry Regulation and Licensing, salary grade 32.  100% Other Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#45          Authorized Division of Forests and Lands to accept and expend $37,933 of federal funds to provide assistance for training and equipment to rural fire departments.  Effective  upon G&C approval through September 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#46          Authorized Division of Forests and Lands to enter into a sole source contract with Debra Ryder, d/b/a Thisbe & Shmoop Cleaning Company, Lancaster, NH, for cleaning services in the amount of $7,644.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#47          Authorized Division of Forests and Lands to reclassify position #11478 from Forester III, labor grade 23, to Land Surveyor/Mapper, labor grade 26.  100% General Funds. 

 

#48          Authorized to accept and place on file the Division of Travel and Tourism Development’s report on activity within the revolving fund.

 

#49          Authorized Division of Travel and Tourism Development to enter into a contract with Plymouth State University, Institute for NH Studies, Plymouth, NH, for research services in the amount of $150,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008 with the option to renew for an additional two-year period upon G&C approval.  100% General Funds. 

 

#50          Authorized Division of Travel and Tourism Development to pay for hotel expenses at the 2006 Eastern States Exposition in West Springfield, MA.  Advance payment is required for the hotel expense in the amount of $1,922.94 for the period of September 15, 2006 through October 1, 2006.  100% General Funds. 

 

#51          Authorized Division of Travel and Tourism Development to enter into a sole source contract with Yankee Publishing Inc., Dublin, NH, for on-line reservation services through the State’s tourism website.  Effective upon G&C approval through one year with the option to renew for an additional one-year period upon G&C approval.

 

#52          Authorized Division of Parks and Recreation to extend the memorandum of agreement, as detailed in letter dated August 23, 2006, with the Wentworth Coolidge Commission, Incorporated, Portsmouth, NH, for the management of the Wentworth-Coolidge Mansion State Historic Site in the amount of $6,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#53          Authorized Division of Parks and Recreation to retroactively amend a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (previously approved by G&C on 1-11-06, item #27), for the conservation of the Wentworth-Coolidge Mansion, by extending the completion date from June 30, 2006 to December 31, 2006, and to accept and budget the balance of $5,000 as detailed in letter dated August 23, 2006.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#54          Authorized Division of Parks and Recreation to accept a donation from the Trustees of the Robert Frost Farm in the amount of $4,500 in order to fund employee salaries currently working on this historic site.

 

#55          Authorized Office of the Commissioner to provide a retroactive salary increment from labor grade 8, step 5 to step 6 for Danny R. Ford, a part-time Maintenance Mechanic I at Pisgah State Park, effective June 25, 2004.  100% Other Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#56          Authorized John Murphy’s request to construct a pier to a ramp to a float providing one under-sized slip on property located on the Oyster River in Durham.

 

#57          Authorized Theodore Goodlander’s request  to repair existing beach retaining wall with no work to the beach area; reconstruct outer leg of an existing breakwater and construct a permanent piling supported dock and a piling supported dock and a wharf over the bank all connected by a piling supported dock in a “E” configuration; install two tie off piles between the two landward slips and two seasonal PWC lifts along the wharf, dredge material from the lakebed on property located at Lake Winnipesaukee in Gilford.

 

#58          Authorized Randy Hitchcock’s request to amend permit (previously approved by G&C on 5-17-06) to re-locate the perched beach adjacent to the proposed docking facility on property located at Bow Lake in Northwood.

 

 

#59          Authorized CAM Realty Trust’s request to install riprap and plantings on banks, install 4 pilings to support a seasonal canopy, install a seasonal boatlift, install seasonal PWC platform and repair a breakwater in a “dog-leg” configuration, with a gap at the shoreline, and a cantilevered pier extending from a cantilevered pier on property located at Lake Winnipesaukee in Alton.

 

#60          Authorized Mark Hopkins’ request to construct a permanent fixed pier to a seasonal ramp to a seasonal float providing two slips on property located on Little Harbor in New Castle.

 

#61          Authorized Douglas & Karen Ferguson’s request to construct a permanent fixed pier to a seasonal ramp to a seasonal float providing two slips on property located on the Back Channel of the Piscataqua River in New Castle.

 

#62          Authorized to enter into an agreement with the Town of Nottingham, NH, to complete the Pawtuckaway Lake Watershed Improvement Project in the amount of $10,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#63          Authorized to enter into a retroactive Change Order to Contract with TMC Services Inc., Bellingham, MA (previously approved by G&C on 9-21-05, item #100), to increase the contract $5,745 from $377,750 to $383,495, and to extend the contract period from June 30, 2006 to June 30, 2007.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#64          Authorized to amend a memorandum of agreement with the US Geological Survey, Pembroke, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-21-06), for stream gauge installation and operation in the vicinity of the I-93 roadway in southern NH, by increasing the amount by $16,700 from $80,000 to $96,700.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#65          Authorized to enter into a contract with Lotic Inc., Unity, ME, for taxonomic identification and processing of aquatic benthic samples in an amount not to exceed $63,540.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#66          Authorized to enter into a grant agreement with the Pemigewasset Chapter Trout Unlimited, Thornton, NH, to complete the Pemigewasset River Restoration – Phase I Implementation Project in the amount of $315,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#67          Authorized to enter into a grant in aid agreement with the City of Nashua, NH, for the closure of the City of Nashua’s Roussel-Gardner Park Landfill in an amount not to exceed $395,127.74.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% General Funds. 

 

#68          Authorized to enter into a grant in aid agreement with the City of Nashua, NH, for the closure of the City of Nashua’s Old Landfill in an amount not to exceed $121,455.40.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% General Funds. 

 

#69          Authorized to enter into a grant in aid agreement with the Town of New Ipswich, NH, for the closure of the Town of New Ipswich’s Unlined Municipal Landfill in an amount not to exceed $239,144.92.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% General Funds. 

 

#70          Authorized to pay membership dues to the Association of US Delegates to the Gulf of Maine Council on the Marine Environment, South Portland, ME in the amount of $15,000.  Effective upon G&C approval.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds. 

 

#71          Authorized to accept and expend $258,102 in federal funds from the US Environmental Protection Agency for purposes of hazardous waste characterization and cleanup at contaminated sites.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#72          Authorized to retroactively award a Household Hazardous Waste grant to the Lakes Region Planning Commission totaling $16,095 for the purpose of conducting a household hazardous waste collection project.  Effective July 28, 2006 through June 30, 2007.  100% Other Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

                                Office of the Commissioner

#73          Authorized General Fund transfers in the amount of $1,186,000 and increase the related revenue adjustments of $1,141,143 in Federal Funds and increase revenue adjustments of $200,000 in Other Funds.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

                                Bureau of Elderly & Adult Services

#74          Authorized to accept and expend additional County Funds for payment of Medicare Part D state phase down contributions in the amount of $6,186,815.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Other Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

                                Bureau of Human Resource Management

#75          Authorized to pay the Retired employees, as detailed in letter dated July 31, 2006, their sick, bonus and longevity pay.

 

                                Bureau of Facilities and Assets Management

#76          Authorized to amend the lease agreement with Paulette Semprini, New Castle, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 8-11-93, item #121, amended on 8-28-96, item #111, amended on 7-21-99, item #164, amended on 7-25-01, item #101, amended on 6-23-04, item #156) in the amount of $119,903.23.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 31, 2008.  41% Federal, 59% General Funds. 

 

                                Division of Family Assistance

#77          Authorized with Councilor Spaulding voting no, to enter into an agreement with JP Morgan Electronic Financial Services Inc., Chicago, IL, to provide Electronic Benefits Transfer Services in an amount not to exceed $3,844,085.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds. 

 

                                New Hampshire Hospital

#78          Authorized to accept donations from May 1, 2006 through July 31, 2006 from contributors as detailed in letter dated August 1, 2006 in the amount of $340.

 

#79          Authorized to accept non-monetary donations received May 1, 2006 through July 31, 2006 as detailed in letter dated August 1, 2006

 

                                Division of Public Health Services

#80          Authorized Bureau of Disease Control, Environmental Public Health Tracking Program to enter into a sole source agreement with the University System of NH, acting through the University of NH, Durham, NH, to assess the relationship between specific components of air quality and respiratory health and the relationship between the cost of health care utilization and outdoor air quality in the amount of $119,170.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#81          Authorized to enter into a sole source agreement with the University of NH, Durham, NH, to provide the Division with epidemiological and health data analysis expertise to the Immunization, Oral Health, Diabetes, Asthma, STD/HIV, and Rural Health & Primary Care Sections in the amount of $175,281.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#82          Authorized to grant the pandemic preparedness funds to the associated All Hazards Regions Planning Groups, as detailed in letter dated August 2, 2006, in the amount of $247,413.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#83          Authorized Bureau of Prevention Services, Nutrition & Health Promotion Section to enter into an agreement with Nestle Nutrition USA, Glendale, CA, to provide rebates on infant formula purchased with food vouchers issued by the Special Supplemental Program for Women, Infants, and Children in a total amount of $7,800,000.  Effective October 1, 2006 upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through September 30, 2009.  100% Other Funds.

 

                                DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES COUNCIL

#84          The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Wieczorek Authorized the request to enter into an agreement with Community Support Network Inc, Concord, NH, to provide presentations to civic and business organizations on the employment of people with disabilities in the amount of $15,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 31, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                NH BOARD OF NURSING

#85          The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Wieczorek, seconded by Councilor Spaulding Authorized the request to enter into a sole source contract with New Horizons Software Inc., Boston, MA, for technical support and maintenance for the Boards computer systems and network in the amount of $3,240.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  84.4% General, 15.6% Other Funds. 

 

                                BOARD OF BARBERING, COSMETOLOGY, AND ESTHETICS

#86          The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Spaulding, seconded by Councilor Burton Authorized the request to reclassify position #41538 Computer Operator, salary grade 13 step 7 at $30,946 to an Administrative Assistant I, salary grade 16 step 5 at $32,233.

 

                                NH VETERANS HOME

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#87          Authorized to utilize the banking services of Citizens Bank, Franklin, NH, as the depository of funds for the NH Veterans Home Member and Benefit funds.

 

#88          Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with Precision Mechanical Contractors Inc., Hooksett, NH, for warranty repair service to 2 heating boilers in an amount not to exceed $11,360.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  34% Federal, 41% Other, 25% General Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#89          Authorized to reclassify position #19796, Disability Examiner, labor grade 21, to a Program Specialist II, labor grade 21.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#90          Authorized to reclassify position #40569 and #41230, Disability Examiner, labor grade 21, to Case Technician, labor grade 14.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#91          Authorized to reclassify position #13096, Quality Assurance Specialist, labor grade 23, to a Systems Development Specialist III, labor grade 23.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#92          Authorized to enter into a contract with the Antioch Center for School Renewal to provide consultation and project reports in an amount not to exceed $4,800.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2006.  (2)Further Authorized payment for services rendered and approved in lieu of withholding 25% of the total value of the contract.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#93          Authorized Division of Adult Learning and Rehabilitation, Services for Blind and Visually Impaired, to accept two donations totaling $30 in the memory of Russell Hubbard.

 

#94          Authorized Division of Adult Learning and Rehabilitation to amend a contract with NH JAG, Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 2-22-06, item #49), to add Raymond High School which will provide services to 40 additional students as detailed in letter dated July 12, 2006.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.

 

                                NH COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE SYSTEM

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#95          Authorized with Councilor Pignatelli voting no, NHCTC – Manchester to retroactively enter into an agreement with Outdoor Maintenance Services, Goffstown, NH, for the purpose of providing lawn mowing and landscaping services in the amount of $7,980.  Effective July 1, 2006 through October 31, 2006.  47% General, 54% Other Funds. 

 

#96          Authorized NHCTC - Manchester to reclassify position #18886, Maintenance Mechanic II, labor grade 12, to Plant Maintenance Engineer II, labor grade 19.

 

#97          Authorized to enter into a contract with Schiavi Leasing Corporation, Oxford, ME, for the rental of a modular office building in an amount not to exceed $149,266.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  45% General, 55% Other Funds. 

 

                                NH LOTTERY COMMISSION

#98          The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Wieczorek Authorized the payment of Fiscal Year 2007 membership dues in the amount of $16,000 to the North American Association of State and Provincial Lotteries.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#99          NOT USED 

 

#100        Authorized Division of Motor Vehicles to amend a federal grant known as “Basic MCSAP Grant for 2006” from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (previously approved by G&C on 5-17-06, item #122A), by reallocating and extending the grant from September 30, 2006 to September 30, 2007.  (2)Further Authorized to establish a Program Specialist IV, labor grade 25, (Grants Program Coordinator) from the period of approval through June 30, 2007.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#101        WITHDRAWN – The agency withdrew the request of the Division of Emergency Services, Communications, and Management, Bureau of Emergency Management to amend Fiscal Item FIS 06 192, approved June 3, 2006, by increasing the amount of the State Matching Funds for Federal Emergency management Agency Disaster Assistance Grants by $14,426.05 from a total of $792,472.66 to $806,898.71 for the communities as detailed in letter dated June 21, 2006.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#102        Authorized to enter into a contract with WORDS Foreign Language Translation and Interpreting Services Inc., Manchester, NH, for the provision of interpreting services at Department-sponsored hearings and emergency preparedness meetings in the amount of $15,800.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007 with the option to renew for an additional two-year period.

 

#103        Authorized Division of Fire Standards and Training and Emergency Medical services to enter into a sole source agreement with Honeywell Building Solutions, Westbrook, ME, to provide mechanical maintenance/air filter services for Fire Standards and Training Building, Concord, NH, in the amount of $48,813.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Fire and EMS funds. 

 

#104        Authorized Homeland Security and Emergency Management to hold a workshop for Resources Management on September 18-20, 2006 at the Tourist Village Motel, Inc., d/b/a The Royalty Inn, Gorham, NH, for a cost not to exceed $3,620.16.  (2)Further Authorized a contract with the Tourist Village Motel Inc., d/b/a The Royalty Inn, Gorham, NH for a function room, meals, and rooms in the amount of $3,620.16.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 20, 2006. 

 

#105        Authorized Division of State Police, to accept a donation for a new Winchester Savage Model 10FP .308 caliber bolt action rifle and tactical scope from the On Target Magazine, N. Conway, NH.  The value of this donation is $2,758.80.

 

#106        Authorized Division of Safety Services to retroactively pay an invoice from Mercury Marine, Chicago, IL, for parts provided on June 21, 2006 in the amount of $2,373.60 from Fiscal Year 2007.  100% Navigation Funds. 

 

#106A    Authorized to enter into a contract with Harry-O Electrical, Loudon, NH, for the electrical work to complete the renovations/refurbishment of the Safety Building on Hazen Drive in the amount of $145,600.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 30, 2007.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#107        Authorized to reclassify position #21027, Survey Team Technician I, labor grade 10, to Program Planner III, labor grade 25.

 

#108        Authorized Bureau of Finance & Contracts to enter into a contract with Robert A. Patten, Concord, NH, for transcription services in the amount of $10,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008 with the option to renew for an additional two-year period upon G&C approval.

 

#109        Authorized to enter into an agreement with the Town of Salem to delineate duties and responsibilities for a project along NH 28 corridor in Salem, to integrate coordinated traffic signal control, video monitoring of roadway conditions, emergency and incident response support, and communications systems, to allow local, state, and regional agencies to better manage this transportation corridor.

 

#110        Authorized with Councilor Griffin voting no, Bureau of Right of Way to pay various owners $1,250,971 as detailed in the Contemplated Awards List for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from July 22, 2006 through August 1, 2006.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#111        Authorized Bureau of Materials & Research to retroactively enter into an agreement with the National Academy of Sciences, Transportation Research Board, Washington, DC, for a three-year subscription to the TRB Core Technical Activities for a total of $217,710.  Effective July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2009.  80% Federal, 20% Highway Funds. 

 

#112        Authorized Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into agreements in a total amount not to exceed $577,485 to provide vehicles through the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities Mobility Program, to the non-profit agencies as detailed in letter dated July 18, 2006.  (2)Further Authorized to enter into an agreement with the Grafton County Senior Citizens Council Inc., to purchase computer hardware and software, in an amount not to exceed $20,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  80% Federal, 20% Private/Local Funds. 

 

#113        Authorized Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Delucca Fence Company Inc., Methuen, MA, on the basis of a low bid of $128,570 for the repair of damaged beam guardrail on the Blue Star, Central and Spaulding Turnpikes system.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  100% Turnpike Funds. 

 

#114        Authorized Bureau of Aeronautics to provide funding to the City of Concord, NH, for AIP-19 to acquire land in the Runway Protection Zone to Runway 17 at the Concord Airport in the amount of $667,105.  Effective upon G&C approval.  97.44% Federal, 2.56% General Funds. 

 

#115        Authorized Bureau of Aeronautics to amend a grant in the amount of $35,262 from $756,362 to $791,624 for AIP-19 Airport Mitigation Project at Skyhaven Airport in Rochester effective upon G&C approval.  (2)Further Authorized to amend a contract with James S. Piscopo General Contractors Inc., Winnisquam, NH, in the amount not to exceed $45,641.25 from $548,370.50 to $594,011.75 for a change order during the culvert rehabilitation of the Skyhaven mitigation project.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2006.  95% Federal, 5% General Funds. 

 

#116        Authorized Bureau of Aeronautics to provide funding to the City of Lebanon, NH, for AIP-31 to construct the South General Aviation Parking Ramp and connecting taxiway in the amount of $3,022,500.  Effective upon G&C approval.  97.44% Federal, 2.56% General Funds. 

 

#117        Authorized to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Haverhill, NH, owner of the Dean Memorial Airport, Haverhill, NH, in the amount of $2,329.64, for the replacement and repair of one half of the roof of the airport operations building.  Effective August 23, 2006 through August 31, 2008.  100% General Funds. 

 

#118        Authorized Bureau of Aeronautics to enter into a grant agreement with Mr. Evan Karpf, owner of the Twin Mountain Airport, Twin Mountain, NH, in the amount of $1,733.38 for the purchase of vegetation removal equipment.  Effective August 23, 2006 through August 31, 2008.  100% General Funds. 

 

#119        Authorized Bureau of Traffic to enter into a contract with Delcan Corporation, Atlanta, GA, for Phase I integration, implementation and maintenance of software and hardware for the Transportation Management Center in an amount not to exceed $2,281,051.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 21, 2009 with the option to renew for a two year period ending August 31, 2011 upon G&C approval.  80% Federal, 20% Highway Funds. 

 

#120        Authorized Bureau of Highway Maintenance (Well Section) to enter into a contract with L.G. Cushing & Sons Inc., Walpole, NH, for the construction of a drilled well and pump on the property of Terri Bourque, Danville, NH, in the amount of $20,169.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 15, 2006.

 

#121        Authorized Bureau of Highway Maintenance (Well Section) to enter into a contract with L.G. Cushing & Sons Inc., Walpole, NH, for the construction of a drilled well and pump on the property of Shirley McFarland, Chester, NH, in the amount of $20,185.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 15, 2006.

 

#122        Authorized Bureau of Highway Maintenance (Well Section) to enter into a contract with L.G. Cushing & Sons Inc., Walpole, NH, for the construction of a drilled well and pump on the property of Jason St. Jean, Chester, NH, in the amount of $19,785.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 15, 2006.

 

#123        Authorized Bureau of Highway Maintenance (Well Section) to enter into a contract with L.G. Cushing & Sons Inc., Walpole, NH, for the construction of a drilled well and pump on the property of Sonia Gauthier, Auburn, NH, in the amount of $28,600.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 15, 2006.

 

 

#124                                                                        TUITION REQUESTS

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

 

A.         COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE - Request permission to pay the University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, the sum of $1,160.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Robert Arredondo, Professor, in the course entitled “Foundations of Applied Mathematics”.

B.         COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE - Request permission to pay Antioch NE Graduate School, Keene, NH, the sum of $744.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Margaret Ray, Assistant Professor, in the course entitled “Practicum”.

C.         COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE - Request permission to pay Antioch NE Graduate School, Keene, NH, the sum of $372.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Margaret Ray, Assistant Professor, in the course entitled “Introduction to Learning Styles”.

D.         COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE - Request permission to pay Antioch NE Graduate School, Keene, NH, the sum of $1,116.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Margaret Ray, Assistant Professor, in the course entitled “Learning Theory”.

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

F.         EDUCATION - Request permission to pay Springfield College, School of Human Services, St. Johnsbury, VT, the sum of $1,332.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Jessica Gammon, Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor I, in the partially on-line course entitled “Rehabilitation Counseling: Theories and Techniques”.

G.         EDUCATION - Request permission to pay Granite State College, Concord, NH, the sum of $897.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Lillian Lee, Program Planner I, in the on-line course entitled “Principles of Management”.

H.         EDUCATION - Request permission to pay Granite State College, Concord, NH, the sum of $832.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Jane Levesque, Program Assistant I, in the course entitled “Software Tools”.

I.          EDUCATION - Request permission to pay Southern NH University, Manchester, NH, the sum of $750.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Cathy Matthews, Account Technician, in the distance learning course entitled “Relations in Administration”.

J.         EDUCATION - Request permission to pay Antioch University, Yellow Springs, OH, the sum of $4,675.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Susan McKevitt, Education Consultant III, in the Internet courses entitled “Proseminar II Phase 2”, “Organizational Change Project Phase 2”, “Critical Analysis of Methods Literature Phase 2”, “Methods Redesign Phase 2”, and “Change and Literature Conceptual Papers Phase 2”.

K.         EDUCATION - Request permission to pay Springfield College, School of Human Services, St. Johnsbury, VT, the sum of $1,332.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Jessica Petrella, Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor I, in the partially on-line course entitled “Rehabilitation Counseling: Theories and Techniques”.

 

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

M.        ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Request permission to pay the University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, the sum of $1,422.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Jessica Sheldon, State Implementation Plan Modeler, in the course entitled “Global Atmospheric Chemistry”.

N.         GOVERNOR’S COMMISSION ON DISABILITY - Request permission to pay Franklin Pierce College, Rindge, NH, the sum of $705.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Gayle Baird, Sr. Accounting Technician, in the course entitled “College Writing I”.

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

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

Q.        HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Division for Children, Youth & Families - Request permission to pay Springfield College, Springfield, MA, the sum of $2,037.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Regan Beauchesne, Child Protective Services Worker, in the distance learning course entitled “Human Behavior in the Social Environment III”.

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

S.         HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Division of Community Based Care Services - Request permission to pay Franklin Pierce College, Concord, NH, the sum of $741.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Denise Kitson, Accountant I, in the course entitled “Principles of Accounting I”.

T.         HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Division of Family Assistance - Request permission to pay Granite State College, Concord, NH, the sum of $832.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Frank Beck, Fraud Investigator, in the course entitled “Great Civilizations”.

U.         HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Division of Family Assistance - Request permission to pay Southern New Hampshire University, Laconia, NH, the sum of $615.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Laura LeMien, Family Services Specialist, in the course entitled “U.S. History 1607-1865”.

V.         HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Division of Family Assistance - Request permission to pay Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH, the sum of $774.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Donna Speass, Family Services Specialist, in the course entitled “Managing Organizational Change”.

W.       HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Division of Family Assistance - Request permission to pay the Granite State College, Concord, NH, the sum of $897.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Patricia Thibeault, Technical Support Specialist I, in the course entitled “Financial Accounting”.

X.         HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Bureau of Improvement and Integrity - Request permission to pay the University of New Hampshire, Manchester, NH, the sum of $1,015.75 for the sole purpose of enrolling Debora Wyman RN,C, Medical Services Consultant I, in the course entitled “World History to 16th Century”.

Y.         HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Bureau of Improvement and Integrity - Request permission to pay the University of New Hampshire, Manchester, NH, the sum of $1,830.75 for the sole purpose of enrolling Debora Wyman RN,C, Medical Services Consultant I, in the course entitled “Professional Nursing Practice: Transitions”.

Z.         HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Tobey School - Request permission to pay Granite State College, Concord, NH, the sum of $780.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Kathleen Martins, Teacher I, in the course entitled “Reading Disabilities: Assessment and Instruction”.

AA.      NH HOSPITAL - Request permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $748.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Tammy Beaudoin, Mental Health Worker III, in the course entitled “Anatomy & Physiology II”.

BB.      NH HOSPITAL - Request permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $528.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Peter Burgess, Social Worker III, in the course entitled “Contemporary Ethical Issues”.

CC.      NH HOSPITAL - Request permission to pay the University of New Hampshire, Manchester, NH, the sum of $1,784.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Kathleen Cummings, Nurse Specialist, in the course entitled “Seminar on Professional Nursing”.

DD.      NH HOSPITAL - Request permission to pay the University of New Hampshire, Manchester, NH, the sum of $1,784.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Anne Marie Durant, Registered Nurse II, in the course entitled “Seminar on Professional Nursing”.

EE.       NH HOSPITAL - Request permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $748.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Jennifer Franklin, Mental Health Worker II, in the course entitled “Anatomy & Physiology I”.

FF.       NH HOSPITAL - Request permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $525.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling In-Oh Lee, Health Facility Cleaner III, in the course entitled “Grammar Practice”.

GG.      NH HOSPITAL - Request permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $704.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling John Lombard, Mental Health Worker II, in the course entitled “Microbiology”.

HH.      NH HOSPITAL - Request permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $528.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling John Lombard, Mental Health Worker II, in the course entitled “Human Growth and Development”.

II.         NH HOSPITAL - Request permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $748.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Briana Miller, Mental Health Worker III, in the course entitled “Anatomy & Physiology I”.

JJ.       NH HOSPITAL - Request permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $528.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Jenna Paquette, Mental Health Worker I, in the course entitled “Introduction to Psychology”.

KK.      NH HOSPITAL - Request permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $1,056.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Lynda Ricker, Mental Health Worker III, in the courses entitled “Crisis Intervention” and “Abnormal Psychology”.

LL.      NH HOSPITAL - Request permission to pay the University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, the sum of $1,896.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Deborah Robinson, Supervisor IV, in the course entitled “Quantitative Inquiry: Methods of Educational Research”.

MM.    NH HOSPITAL - Request permission to pay the University of New Hampshire, Manchester, NH, the sum of $1,004.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Meital Springman, Mental Health Worker II, in the course entitled “Psychology: Sensation and Perception”.

NN.      NH HOSPITAL - Request permission to pay the University of New Hampshire, Manchester, NH, the sum of $940.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Sandra Steenbergen, Registered Nurse II, in the course entitled “Clinical Decision Making II”.

OO.     WITHDRAWN

PP.      OFFICE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - Request permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $528.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Kelly Genest, Administrative Secretary, in the course entitled “PC Applications”.

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

RR.      WITHDRAWN

SS.      TRANSPORTATION - Request permission to pay the University of Massachusetts, Lowell, MA, the sum of $1,294.53 for the sole purpose of enrolling Ashok Kakadia, Civil Engineer II, in the courses entitled “Wood Structures” and “Prestressed Concrete Design”.

TT.      TRANSPORTATION - Request permission to pay Keene State College, Keene, NH, the sum of $645.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Ryan Lavoie, Safety & Environmental Coordinator, in the courses entitled “Organic Chemistry I” and “Organic Chemistry Lab I”.

UU.      TRANSPORTATION - Request permission to pay Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH, the sum of $348.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Carol Spottiswood, Accountant I, in the course entitled “Financial Accounting”.

VV.      TRANSPORTATION - Request permission to pay the University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, the sum of $1,620.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Nagavalli Vyakaranam, Engineering Technician I, in the courses entitled “Managerial Decision Making” and “Investment Analysis”.

WW.   TRANSPORTATION - Request permission to pay the University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, the sum of $810.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Nagavalli Vyakaranam, Engineering Technician I, in the course entitled “Marketing Management”.

 

Requested Tuition Total :  $48,696.03

 

#125                                                                        TRAVEL REQUESTS

The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, with Councilor Griffin voting no, authorized the following requests:

 

A.         NH FISH & GAME - Request permission for (3) employees, Colonel Jeffrey Gray, Conservation Officer, Major Timothy Acerno, Conservation Officer, and Captain Martin Garabedian, Conservation Officer or designee, to travel to Erie, PA on September 10 – 13, 2006, to attend the Northeast Conservation Law Enforcement Chiefs Association Fall Conference.  Permission is also requested for a waiver to exceed the 300-mile radius by state vehicle.  Total Cost: $725.00. Source of Funds: 100% Fish & Game Funds.  Registration Fees: $300.00.

 

 

 

LATE ITEMS

 

DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

A.            Authorized the Division of Parks & Recreation, Bureau of Trails, to enter into a contract with Horizons Engineering, Littleton, NH, in the amount of $68,950.00 for development of the Berlin Trail Development Plan for the property acquired in Berlin, NH.  100% Other funds

 

TUITION REQUESTS: NH COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLEGE SYSTEM

B.            Authorized to pay the University of Massachusetts, Lowell, MA, the sum of $1,500.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Helen M. Burke, Professor, in the course entitled “Doctorial Advisement”.

 

C.            Authorized to pay the Franklin University, Columbus, Ohio, the sum of $480.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Joanne M. Berry, Senior Accounting Technician, in the course entitled “Government Non-Profit Accounting On-Line”.

 

D.            Authorized to pay the Franklin University, Columbus, Ohio, the sum of $1,020.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Joanne M. Berry, Senior Accounting Technician, in the course entitled “Auditing On-Line.”

 

E.             Authorized to pay the Nova Southeastern University, Springfield, MA, the sum of $1,617.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Froann McLaughlin Assistant Professor, in the course entitled “Applied Dissertation Services”.

 

Late Item Tuition Requests Total:  $4,167.00

 

 

ITEMS REMOVED FROM TABLE

 

 

The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Burton voted to remove item #177- which was tabled at the July 19, 2006 Meeting.

 

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

#177        DENIED - The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Wieczorek, seconded by Councilor Spaulding voted to deny 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.

 

 

The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Pignatelli voted to remove item #50- which was tabled at the August 9, 2006 Meeting.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

#50          The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Spaulding, voted to approve the request to award a Water Supply Land Grant to the Town of Lee, NH, to purchase two conservation easements in a source water protection area to protect water supply land, in the amount of $171,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% General Funds. 

 

 

 

The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Wieczorek voted to remove item #51- which was tabled at the August 9, 2006 Meeting.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

#51          The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Griffin, seconded by Councilor Wieczorek, voted to approve the request to award a Water Supply Land Grant to the Town of Lee, NH, to purchase a parcel of property in a source water protection area to protect water supply land, in the amount of $104,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% General Funds. 

 

                               

 

 

 

 

Next Governor and Executive Council meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, September 13, 2006 at 10:00 a.m. at the Belknap Mill, Laconia, NH.

 

The Honorable Board then Adjourned