GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL AGENDA

                                                                                                State House, Concord, New Hampshire

                                                                                                April 3, 2013, 10:00 a.m.

 

#1           CONSENT CALENDAR - DONATIONS:

 

                                OFFICE OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL

A.      Authorize to accept donations of paver bricks for improving the memorial walkway in the amount of $14,121.40 for the NH State Veterans Cemetery.

 

DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

B.      Authorize the Division of Forests and Lands to accept a monetary donation of $600 from Tom Woodman of Chesterfield, NH to be deposited in the Forest Improvement Fund. 

 

 

BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY

#2           Authorize to hold a Public Hearing to approve an award of a State Guarantee under RSA 162-A:13 with respect to a loan from Centrix Bank & Trust to Bio-Concept Laboratories, Inc. located in Salem, New Hampshire. Action will authorize 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.

 

#3           Authorize to hold a Public Hearing to approve an award of a State Guarantee under RSA 162-A:13 with respect to a loan from Centrix Bank & Trust to BC Lab Realty, LLC located in Salem, New Hampshire. Action will authorize 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.

 

                                COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY

#4           Authorize to award a grant to the Town of Milford, NH in the amount of $388,800 to support site improvements for the creation of 50 units of affordable family housing in Milford.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                HIGHWAY SAFETY AGENCY

#5           Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with the University of NH Survey Center, Durham, NH, to conduct the NHTSA Seat Belt Use Survey, in the amount of $50,346.10.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 15, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#5A        Authorize to amend a retroactive sole source agreement with Alliance Sport Marketing, Nashville, TN, (originally approved by G&C on 4-18-12, item #11), to continue to coordinate a multi-racing sport marketing public information campaign focusing on occupant protection at eleven of NH’s car/truck racing venues, by increasing the amount by $240,500 from $119,500 to $360,000, and by extending the end date from September 30, 2012 through September 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                OFFICE OF ENERGY AND PLANNING

#6           Authorize to amend a sole source contract with the Community Development Finance Authority, Concord, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 7-14-10, item #9), for the Beacon Communities Project, by increasing the amount not to exceed $80,000 from $8,508,332 to $8,588,332, and by extending the completion date from May 31, 2013 to September 30, 2013.  100% Federal ARRA Funds. 

 

#7           Authorize to amend a sole source contract with the City of Berlin, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 9-22-10, item #8, in the amount of $468,268), for completion of Beacon Communities Project activities specific to Berlin, by extending the completion date from May 31, 2013 to August 30, 2013.  No Additional Funding.  100% Federal ARRA Funds. 

 

#8           Authorize to conduct a one-day conference on Saturday, May 11, 2013, at the Radisson Hotel Manchester, NH, to provide training to local land use board members, for a total cost not to exceed $24,700.  (2)Further authorize to accept registration and exhibitor fees, in an amount not to exceed $24,700.  (3)Further authorize to enter into an agreement with JPA III Management Company Inc., d/b/a Radisson Hotel Manchester, Manchester, NH, to provide facility rental, audio/visual equipment, refreshments, and meals, for a cost not to exceed $20,333.  (4)Further authorize an advance payment in the amount of $500 to the Radisson Hotel Manchester as a non-refundable security deposit.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 11, 2013.  100% Other Funds (Registration/Exhibitor Fees). 

 

#9           Authorize to enter into a sole source memorandum of agreement with the Community College System of NH, to provide training to NH State employees engaged in maintenance and operation of State-owned buildings and facilities, in the amount of $22,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#10         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Tri-County Community Action Program Inc., Berlin, NH, for the Senior Energy Assistance Services Program, in the amount of $9,403.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Other Funds (NH DHHS). 

 

#11         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH, for the Senior Energy Assistance Services Program, in the amount of $7,166.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Other Funds (NH DHHS). 

 

#12         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Southern NH Services Inc., Manchester, NH, for the Senior Energy Assistance Services Program, in the amount of $10,791.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Other Funds (NH DHHS). 

 

#13         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Community Action Partnership of Strafford County, Dover, NH, for the Senior Energy Assistance Services Program, in the amount of $607.74.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Other Funds (NH DHHS). 

 

                                OFFICE OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL

#14         Authorize the nomination of Captain Jeffrey C. Pettee, Warren, 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.

 

#15         Authorize the nomination of Major Gregory D. Heilshorn, Barrington, NH, for promotion to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Army National Guard.  This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, and professionally qualified.

 

#16         Authorize the confirmation of Brian P. Calhoun, Hooksett, NH, to the rank of Major, NH Army National Guard.

 

#17         Authorize the confirmation of Tyler D. Chamberlain, Dover, NH, to the rank of Major, NH Army National Guard.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

#18         Authorize to accept and place on file the Report and Findings of Councilor Colin Van Ostern with regard to the purchase of certain capital equipment and the refinancing of certain existing indebtedness in connection with Proctor Academy, Andover, NH and Kendal at Hanover, Hanover, NH.

 

#19         Authorize to accept and place on file the Report and Findings of Councilor Colin Van Ostern with regard to the purchase of certain capital equipment and the refinancing of certain existing indebtedness in connection with the New Hampton School, New Hampton, NH.

 

#20         Authorize the State Suggestion and Extraordinary Service Award Evaluation Committee to award a net sum of $750 to Clinton Ham.

 

#21         Authorize the Division of Personnel’s request for waiver of classification decisions.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#22         Authorize the Bureau of Court Facilities to enter into a sole source contract with BK Systems Inc., Goffstown, NH, to provide semi-annual fire alarm system inspection services, and 24-hour emergency services for the Hillsborough County Superior Court North Facility, Manchester, NH, for an amount not to exceed $4,291.20.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 15, 2014.  100% Transfer Funds – transfer from AOC. 

 

#23         Authorize to amend a contract with Weld Power Service Co., Auburn, MA (originally approved by G&C on 11-14-12, item #16), to add and remove locations for generator maintenance services.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2015.  No Additional Funding. 

 

#24         Authorize the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Pellowe Construction LLC, Alton, NH, for the Howard Recreation Building Roof Replacement and Masonry Repair, Concord, NH, for a price not to exceed $391,300.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $15,000 for unanticipated expenses for deteriorated materials uncovered during construction, bringing the total to $406,300.  (3)Further authorize the amount of $12,600 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction, for Capital Clerk oversight services provided, bringing the total to $418,900.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 21, 2013.  100% Capital – General Funds. 

 

#25         Authorize the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Martini Northern LLC, Portsmouth, NH, for the Equipment Room Upgrade Data Ctr (Traffic Management Center – DOT Proj No. 16428), Concord, NH, for a total price not to exceed $485,000.  (2)Further authorize the amount of $20,088 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $505,088.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 30, 2013.  100% Capital – Highway Funds. 

 

#25A      Authorize to accept and expend from Great West Retirement Services, administrator of the State of NH’s 457 (b)Deferred Compensation Plan, revenue-sharing in the amount of $33,451 for the purpose of administering the Plan on behalf of its participants.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Agency Income (DAS). 

 

#25B      Authorize the State Suggestion and Extraordinary Service Award Evaluation Committee to award a net sum of $500 each to Diane Gleason, and Gary Palmer of the Department of Information Technology and Armand Nolin of the Department of Transportation.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

                                TREASURY DEPARTMENT

#26         Authorize to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated in the amount of $146,291 and the State Treasurer to issue checks in the amount of $146,290.30 to the rightful owners of abandoned or unclaimed funds.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, MARKETS AND FOOD

#27         Authorize the Division of Regulatory Services to budget and expend revenue funds totaling $6,000 for Out of State Travel to fulfill the scope of work to attend conferences and training sessions.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Other Funds – Product & Scale Testing Funds. 

 

#28         NOT USED

 

#29         NOT USED 

 

#30         NOT USED

 

                                INSURANCE DEPARTMENT

#31         Authorize to enter into a contract with Compass Health Analytics Inc.  Portland, ME, to assist in preparing data for and producing an annual supplemental report on health insurance markets in NH, in the amount of $97,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 30, 2013.  100% Insurance Assessment Funds. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY

#32         Authorize to enter into a contract with Signet Electronic Systems Inc., Norwell, MA, for security camera maintenance and repairs at NHES Local Offices statewide, in the amount not to exceed $40,800.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#33         Authorize to enter into a contract with RWN Property Services, North Conway, NH, for lawn care and landscape services at NHES Local Offices in Conway, and Berlin, in the amount not to exceed $27,075.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 31, 2015.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#34         Authorize to enter into a contract with JT Venture Unlimited d/b/a Giant Landscaping, Manchester, NH, for lawn care and landscape services at NHES Local Office in Nashua, in the amount not to exceed $16,150.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 31, 2015.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#35         Authorize to enter into a contract with Veterans Mowing & Plowing LLC, Nashua, NH, for lawn care and landscape services at NHES Local Office in Salem, in the amount not to exceed $14,799.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 31, 2015.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

                                Office of Minority Health & Refugee Affairs

#36         Authorize to enter into a contract with Lutheran Community Services Inc., Concord, NH, to provide direct services to NH refugees, in an amount not to exceed $170,000.  Effective retroactive to October 1, 2012 through September 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#36A      Authorize to enter into a contract with Bhutanese Community of NH Inc., Manchester, NH, to provide services for NH refugees, aged 60 and over, in the amount not to exceed $75,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 29, 2015.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#36B      Authorize to enter into a contract with Lutheran Community Services Inc., Concord, NH, to provide services for NH refugees, aged 60 and over, in the amount not to exceed $120,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 29, 2015.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#36C      Authorize to enter into a contract with International Institute of Boston Inc., Boston, MA, to provide services for NH refugees, aged 60 and over, in the amount not to exceed $105,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 29, 2015.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#36D      Authorize to enter into a retroactive contract with International Institute of Boston Inc., Boston, MA, to provide direct services to NH refugees, in an amount not to exceed $185,977.43.  Effective retroactive to October 1, 2012 through September 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#36E      Authorize to enter into a retroactive contract with Southern NH Services Inc., Manchester, NH, to provide direct services to NH refugees, in an amount not to exceed $31,367.32.  Effective retroactive to October 1, 2012 through September 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Office of Information Services

#36F       Authorize to amend a sole source agreement with the NH Health Information Organization Corporation, Concord, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 2-8-12, tabled item #46), to continue developing and operate a state level Health Information Exchange in NH, by increasing the price by $82,781 from $3,774,640 to an amount not to exceed $3,857,421, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2013 to March 31, 2014.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Division of Public Health Services

#37         Authorize the Bureau of Population Health and Community Services, Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Section to amend an agreement with Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 6-8-11, item #91), to provide Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children and Commodity Supplemental Food Program nutrition services, Breastfeeding Peer Counseling services, by increasing the price by $6,264 from $2,101,856 to $2,108,120.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#38         Authorize the Bureau of Population Health and Community Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with the University of Massachusetts, Jamaica Plain, MA (originally approved by G&C on 6-8-11, item #90), to provide laboratory services for newborn screening for the state of NH, by increasing the price by $1,514,581 from $1,437,420 to $2,952,001, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2015.  100% Other: Newborn Screening Program. 

 

                                Bureau of Developmental Services

#39         Authorize Special Medical Services to pay medical and health related care claims to direct care services agencies on behalf of children with special health care needs in an amount not to exceed $397,920.  Effective July 1, 2013 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2015.  30% Federal, 70% General Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Elderly & Adult Services

#40         Authorize to amend an agreement with St. Joseph Community Services Inc., Merrimack, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 6-22-11, item #203), to provide nutrition services, by increasing the number of Home Delivered Meals and decreasing the number of Congregate Meals.  Effective upon G&C approval.  No Additional Funding.  57.6% Federal, 42.4% General Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Homeless and Housing Services

#40A      Authorize to enter into a retroactive agreement with Southwestern Community Services Inc., Keene, NH, to provide temporary housing and supportive services for up to 16 individuals at Next Steps in Keene, NH, in the amount of $90,183.  Effective April 1, 2013 through March 31, 2014.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Division of Client Services

#40B      Authorize to amend a sole source contract with Deloitte Consulting LLP, Harrisburg, PA, (originally approved by G&C on 10-3-12, item #36), to provide integration with both the Federally Facilitated Exchange and the Federal Data Services Hub, as well as provide the necessary modifications to New HEIGHTS, ensuring compliance with the Affordable Care Act, by increasing the price by $4,942,800 from $28,367,824.33 to an amount not to exceed $33,310,624.33.  Effective upon G&C approval.  90% Federal, 10% General Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

#41         Authorize to amend a contract with Infusion Solutions Inc., Bedford, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 1-27-10, item #25), to amend the contract name and special provisions with no change to the price limitation, for the provision of On-Site Temporary Medical Equipment and Supply services at the Southern NH Correctional Facilities: NH State Prison for Men and Secure Psychiatric Unit, Concord, NH and NH State Prison for Women, Goffstown, NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 31, 2014.  100% General Funds. 

 

#42         Authorize to amend a contract with Infusion Solutions Inc., Bedford, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 1-27-10, item #24), to amend the contract name and special provisions with no change to the price limitation, for the provision of On-Site Temporary Medical Equipment and Supply services at the Northern NH Correctional Facility, Berlin, NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 31, 2014.  100% General Funds. 

 

#43         Authorize a renewal option with The Doctor’s Office At Salmon Street PC, Manchester, NH (originally approved by G&C on 7-13-11, item #34), for the provision of Pre-Assignment & Fitness for Duty Exam Services, by increasing the amount by $15,000 from $15,000 to $30,000.  Effective July 1, 2013 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2015.  100% General Funds. 

 

#44         Authorize to pay overtime in the amount of $913,400 for permanent personnel from Class 10 appropriations for positions that are vacant due to illness, extended leaves of absence, or pending recruitment at the NH Department of Corrections.  100% General Funds. 

 

#45         Authorize to enter into a contract with Correctional Eyecare Network Services Inc., d/b/a Troy Correctional Eyecare Network Services, East Greenbush, NY, to provide On-Site Optometry Services, in the amount of $174,824.40.  Effective July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2016.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE LIQUOR COMMISSION

#46         Authorize to continue one Human Resources Technician position, salary grade 17, for a cost of $57,519.38.  Effective July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014.  100% Liquor Funds. 

 

#47         Authorize to continue one Plant Maintenance Engineer I position, salary grade 17, for a cost of $57,519.38.  Effective May 22, 2013 through May 21, 2014.  100% Liquor Funds. 

 

                                OFFICE OF CONSUMER ADVOCATE

#48         Authorize to continue membership and participation in the National Association of State Utility Consumer Advocates for the period of January 1, 2013 through December 31, 2013, in the amount of $3,000.  100% Other Funds (Utilities Assessments). 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

#49         Authorize the Division of Travel and Tourism Development to enter into a sole source contract with NH Stories Inc., d/b/a NH Made, Andover, NH, to market NH made products and services, in the amount of $65,000.  Effective July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2015.  100% General Funds. 

 

#50         Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to amend a sole source contract with AD Construction LLC, Berlin, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 12-19-12, item #42), for additional trench work needed for the Jericho Mountain State Park Visitors’ Center, Berlin, NH, by increasing the amount by $10,500 from $105,900 to $116,400.  100% Capital Funds. 

 

#51         Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a contract with the Town of Nottingham – Police Department, Nottingham, NH, for security coverage and traffic control at Pawtuckaway State Park, in the amount of $6,240.  Effective July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014.  100% Park Account Fund. 

 

#52         Authorize the Office of Workforce Opportunity to amend a sole source memorandum of agreement with the Community College System of NH, Concord, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 5-25-11, item #42), for the implementation and delivery of a Job Readiness Certificate program for unemployed NH citizens; by extending the end date from May 25, 2013 through June 30, 2013.  No Additional Funding.  100% Other Funds – Job Training Program. 

 

#53         Authorize the Office of Workforce Opportunity to amend a contract with Southern NH Services Inc., Manchester, NH (originally approved by G&C on 9-14-11, item #54),for the delivery of Workforce Investment Act Grant services, by increasing the amount from $14,150,626 to $14,627,419.56, an increase of $476,793.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#53A      Authorize to accept and place on file the Division of Parks and Recreation’s financial report for Fiscal Year 2012.

 

#53B      Authorize the Bureau of Trails to amend contract with the snowmobile clubs as detailed in letter dated March 19, 2013, (originally approved by G&C on 12-5-12, item #47), for winter trail grooming and plowing, by increasing the total amount by $109,182.50 from $1,512,844.35 to $1,622,026.85.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 1, 2013.  100% Trails Bureau Funds. 

 

#53C      Authorize the Division of Forests and Lands to enter into a contract with Sovereign Sportsman Solutions LLC, Franklin, TN, for an Online Fire Permit System. No Funding Required.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 30, 2018. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT

#54         Authorize to grant $30,000 to the Ausbon Sargent Land Preservation Trust, to provide partial funding for the purchase of a conservation easement on 46 acres in Springfield, NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Other – Wildlife Habitat Funds. 

 

#55         Authorize to enter into a zero cost contract with New England Archaeology Company LLC, Plaistow, NH to complete an archaeological survey of the Bellamy River Wildlife Management Area.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

#56         Authorize to accept and expend $100,000 in pass-through ARRA Federal Funds from the NH Office of Energy and Planning to provide funding for support of efforts to increase resiliency in state government relative to severe weather events and changing environmental conditions that are adversely impacting the state.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2013.  100% Pass Through Federal Funds (ARRA funds at origin). 

 

#57         Authorize to award an Asset Management and Financial Planning grant to Plymouth Village Water and Sewer District, in the amount of $15,000 to improve public water system management.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2014.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#58         Authorize to award a sole source grant to the University of NH, Sponsored Programs Administration, Durham, NH, in the amount of $8,000 to establish Surface Evaluation Tables for the Hampton Seabrook Estuary.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#59         Authorize to accept and expend $53,650 from the State of Arizona, Arizona Geological Survey to complete deliverables for a geothermal energy assessment project.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#60         Authorize to accept and expend $35,000 in additional Subsurface Systems Bureau fees to be used for the purchase of two replacement vehicles.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Subsurface Fees. 

 

#61         Authorize Pick Point Lodges’s request to perform work on Lake Winnipesaukee in Tuftonboro.

 

                                BOARD OF PHARMACY

#62         Authorize to amend a sole source holdover agreement with McCarthy Properties, Wareham, MA, (originally approved by G&C on 11-29-06, item #88), providing office space comprised of 2,685 square feet, Concord, NH, by extending the end date from June 30, 2013 for up to seven months, for an amount not to exceed $16,455.66.  (2)Further authorize to amend the total contract price to increase by $16,455.66 from $183,587.18 to $200,042.84.  Effective July 1, 2013 through January 31, 2014.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE VETERANS HOME

#63         Authorize to pay $127,000 in overtime / holiday for permanent personnel services out of salaries for critical care vacant positions due to pending recruitment for the period July 1, 2012 through March 31, 2013.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

#64         Authorize the Bureau of Career Development to retroactively pay the 2013 membership renewal fee to the Association for Career and Technical Education in the amount of $2,500.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#65         Authorize to amend a contract with Cynthia Currier, Sole Proprietor, (originally approved by G&C on 7-11-12, item #88, for $22,425), to assist schools and districts with data submission and updates to the Educator Information System, by increasing in the amount of $9,100, for a total cost not to exceed $31,525.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#66         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Monadnock Developmental Services, Keene, NH, to develop and provide training and technical assistance to local education agencies in their region under the State Personnel Development Grant, in an amount not to exceed $100,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY

#67         Authorize the Division of State Police to accept and expend an additional $32,575 of federal funds from the US Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice for the purpose of reimbursing the cost for equipment and Justice Tax Licensing needed by the Forensic Lab.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#68         Authorize the Division of Fire Standards and Training and Emergency Medical Services, to retroactively amend the sole source contract with the Intl Assn of Fire Fighters, Washington, DC (originally approved by G&C on 10-3-12, item #63), for additional training, by increasing the amount by $45,000 from $105,000 to $150,000, and by extending the end date from December 31, 2012 to May 31, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#69         Authorize the Division of Fire Safety to enter into a grant agreement with the NH Association of Fire Chiefs, in the amount of $12,000 for activities associated with the development and implementation of emergency plans under the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-know Act.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#70         Authorize to enter into a grant agreement with the Department of Administrative Services for the State Homeland Security Program potion of the 2010 Homeland Security Grant Program, in the amount of $86,570.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 31, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#71         Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the City of Somersworth, for the purpose of obtaining equipment to outfit an all-hazards mobile command vehicle, for a total of $36,550.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2014.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#72         Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Durham, for the purpose of obtaining equipment to outfit an all-hazards mobile command vehicle, for a total of $22,930.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#73         Authorize the Grants Management Unit to enter into a memorandum of understanding and grant $50,000 to Volunteer NH! for the administration and coordination of grants to local Citizen Corps Councils and/or programs identified in the MOU.  The Department of Safety will retain a grant allowable 5% management and administrative cost recovery of $2,631.58 from the total grant allocation from the US Department of Homeland Security of $52,631.58.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2014.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#74         Authorize the Division of Motor Vehicles to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the Department of Homeland Security, US Citizenship and Immigration Services, Washington, DC, for the purpose of verifying citizenship and immigration status information of non-citizen and naturalized or derived US citizen applicants applying for a NH driver license or non-driver identification card, for an amount not to exceed $61,809.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#74A      Authorize with the Department of Information Technology to procure a network switch Cisco Model No. 6509, on a sole source basis, from ePlus Technology Inc., Herndon, VA, in an amount not to exceed $67,636.80.  Effective retroactive to January 2, 2013.  100% Capital (General) Funds. 

 

#74B     Authorize the Division of Motor Vehicles to enter into an agreement with the Motorcycle Safety Foundation, Irvine, CA, to provide liability insurance and training materials for the Motorcycle Rider Education Program and to accept the terms and conditions of the MSF Rider Education Recognition Program Agreement, for an amount not to exceed $27,605.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 15, 2013.  100% Agency Income. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

#75         Authorize to accept and place on file the Annual Report for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2012.

 

#76         Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to pay various owners $509,834.72 as documented in the Contemplated Awards List for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from February 27, 2013 through March 12, 2013.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#77         Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to sell 54 square feet of State owned land and grant a 251 square foot Temporary Construction Easement located on Broad Street in the City of Nashua to the City of Nashua for $1,400 for the purpose of constructing the Broad Street Parkway.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

 

#78         Authorize the Bureau of Planning and Community Assistance to enter into an agreement totaling $80,000 with the US Fish and Wildlife Service, to provide funding and services under the Federal Public Lands Highways Discretionary Program through a local project administration process.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#79         Authorize the Bureau of Planning and Community Assistance to enter into an agreement with the City of Nashua, to provide funding and services under the Federal Aid Surface Transportation Program through a local project administration process, for an amount totaling $2,804,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#80         Authorize the Bureau of Planning and Community Assistance to enter into an agreement with the Town of Henniker, to provide funding and services under the Federal Aid Bridge Program and the State Aid Bridge Program through a local project administration process, for an amount totaling $4,712,760.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  73% Federal, 7% Highway, 20% Other Funds.    

 

#81         Authorize the Bureau of Planning and Community Assistance to enter into an agreement with the City of Keene, to provide funding and services under the Municipal Urban Projects – Compact Areas Program through a local project administration process, for an amount totaling $4,312,800.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#82         Authorize the Bureau of Environment to enter into two individual agreements with the firms of Golder Associates Inc., Manchester, NH, and Sanborn, Head & Associates Inc., Concord, NH, for hazardous materials site assessment for various projects and facilities located throughout the State, for an amount not to exceed $400,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2016.  This type of consulting agreement will be funded from the monies allocated to specific transportation-related projects.

 

#83         Authorize the Bureau of Construction to amend a contract with Liddell Brothers Inc., Halifax, MA, (originally approved by G&C on 4-18-12, item #151), for installation of continuous fiber optic communications system and all necessary appurtenances along 23 miles of I-93 between Bodwell Road in Manchester and Manchester Street in Concord.  Effective upon G&C approval.  80% Federal ARRA grants, 20% Turnpike Funds. 

 

#84         Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Continental Paving Inc., Londonderry, NH, for resurfacing of approximately 26.3 miles of mainline and ramps on the F.E. Everett Turnpike at several locations in the Towns of Bow and Hooksett and in the Cities of Concord and Nashua, on the basis of a low bid of $4,105,271.40.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 13, 2013.  100% Turnpike Funds. 

 

#85         Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Continental Paving Inc., Londonderry, NH, for resurfacing of approximately 15.9 miles of mainline and ramps on the Spaulding Turnpike in the City of Dover, on the basis of a low bid of $2,476,341.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 13, 2013.  100% Turnpike Funds. 

 

#86         Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Continental Paving Inc., Londonderry, NH, for resurfacing of approximately 19 miles in District IV and in Cheshire and Hillsborough Counties, on the basis of a low bid of $1,604,537.50.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 23, 2013.  100% Betterment Funds. 

 

#87         Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Pike Industries Inc., Belmont, NH, for resurfacing of approximately 25 miles in District I and in Coos and Grafton Counties, on the basis of a low bid of $2,121,118.50.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 13, 2013.  100% Betterment Funds. 

 

#88         Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Continental Paving Inc., Londonderry, NH, for resurfacing of approximately 23.4 miles in District V and in Merrimack, Hillsborough, and Rockingham Counties, on the basis of a low bid of $1,879,252.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 27, 2013.  100% Betterment Funds. 

 

#89         Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Pike Industries Inc., Belmont, NH, for resurfacing of approximately 24 miles in District II and in Grafton and Sullivan Counties, on the basis of a low bid of $1,578,298.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 20, 2013.  100% Betterment Funds. 

 

#90         Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Pike Industries Inc., Belmont, NH, for resurfacing of approximately 27 miles in District VI and in Rockingham and Strafford Counties, on the basis of a low bid of $1,676880.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 27, 2013.  100% Betterment Funds. 

 

#91         Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with F.L. Merrill Construction Inc., Pembroke, NH, for replacement of median box beam guardrail located along the F.E. Everett Turnpike in Bedford, on the basis of a low bid of $924,897.50.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $27,746.93 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 9, 2013.  100% Turnpike Funds. 

 

#92         Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Pike Industries Inc., Belmont, NH, for resurfacing of approximately 19 miles in District III and in Belknap, Carroll and Grafton Counties, on the basis of a low bid of $1,854,820.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 23, 2013.  100% Betterment Funds. 

 

#93         Authorize the Bureau of Finance & Contracts to enter into an agreement with Canon Solutions America Inc., Chicago, IL, for a lease for the Oce Plotwave 900 Wide Format Engineering Printer to be located at the DOT Print Shop, at an annual cost of $42,558.72 and a total cost of $212,793.60 for producing engineering size plan prints.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 1, 2018.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

 

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TABLED ITEM

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES (Tabled at 3-20-13 G&C Meeting)

#13B      TABLED – The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Pappas, seconded by Councilor Burton voted to table the request of the Bureau of Purchase and Property to enter into a contract with Auctions International Inc., Aurora, NY, free of charge to the State, for the administration of online auction services in the capacity of an intermediary and administrator for the sales and financial processing of surplus property.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 31, 2016.