LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

                                            October 26, 2006

                                                1:00 p.m.

                                        REVISED AGENDA

Item

Action

 

 

CALL TO ORDER

 

 

 

ROLL CALL

 

 

 

SUMMARY OF THE SEPTEMBER 21, 2006 COUNCIL MEETING

Acceptance

 

 

REPORTS FROM EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AND STAFF OFFICE DIRECTORS

 

 

 

  • Executive Director’s Report (Mr. Boulter)

 

 

 

  • Fiscal Report (Mr. Pennoyer)

 

 

 

  • Information Technology Report (Mr. Mayotte)

 

 

 

  • Status of Legislative Studies (Mr. Norton)

 

 

 

  • Update on FY 06 Unspent Study Funds (Ms. Breton)

 

 

 

REPORTS FROM COUNCIL COMMITTEES

 

 

 

  • Personnel Committee  (Rep. Cummings, Chair)

 

 

 

  • State House Facilities Committee  (Sen. Gagnon, Chair)

 

 

 

OLD BUSINESS

 

 

 

            None

 

 

 

NEW BUSINESS

 

 

 

Item #1: Joint Select Committee on Research, Economic Development & the Innovation Economy – Request for 1 additional meeting and extension of final report date to December 15, 2005

Decision

 

 

Item #2:  Commission to Study Eliminating the Normal Retirement Age for Corrections Officers and Mental Health Workers – Request for extension of final report date to December 6, 2006

Decision

 

 

Item #3: Commission to Study the Henderson Brook Bridge in the Allagash Wilderness Waterway – Work plan and budget submission pursuant to Public Law 2005, chapter 598, section 5

Decision

 

 

Item #4:  Request by Senator Schneider to honor the anniversary of the founding

of the U.S. Marine Corps by flying the Marine Corps Flag on Friday,

November 10th from sunrise to sunset (no materials in packet)

Decision

 

 

Item #5:  Proposal for Legislator orientation program on collaborative approaches to achieving consensus on policy issues (Rep. Koffman & Rep. Rector)

Decision

 

 

Item #6:  Request by Maine Indian Tribal-State Commission to hold informational seminar on Maine Indian tribes and role of Commission in January, 2007

Decision

 

 

Item #7: YMCA Youth in Government Program  (Lonney A. Steeves, Director YMCA Camp of Maine) (no materials in packet) – Discussion of 2007 + program dates

Discussion

 

 

Item #8:  Proposed Fee Schedule for Legislative Documents (Clerk of the House Millicent MacFarland)

Decision

 

 

Item #9: Request for approval to enter in to contract with Voyager Systems Inc. for conversion of bill-related Wang software

Decision

 

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS AND REMARKS

 

 

 

ADJOURNMENT