GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL AGENDA

                                                                                                State House, Concord, New Hampshire

                                                                                                January 13, 2010, 10:00 a.m.

 

 

                                BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY

#1           Authorize 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 Optima Bank & Trust Company to Sleep Institute of new England PLLC located in Portsmouth, 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.

 

#2           Authorize to hold a Public Hearing with respect to the contract (“Capital Access Program:  Lender Participation Agreement”) with Optima Bank & Trust Company.  Action will authorize Resolutions under RSA 162-A:18 to determine the contract will serve a public use, provide public benefit, the proposed participating bank is qualified to participate, appropriate measures have been taken to ensure CAP loans will be made under the requirements of the Act, the contract complies with RSA 162-A:12, and reasonable precautions have been made to minimize loss, all within the policy and authority of the Act.

 

                                COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY

#3           Authorize to enter into an agreement with the County of Merrimack, Boscawen, NH, for the purpose of conducting water, septic and electrical improvements to Catamount Hill Cooperative, a manufactured housing cooperative, located in Allenstown, in the amount of $500,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#4           Authorize to retroactively amend a grant to the Town of Peterborough, NH (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #5), for infrastructure improvements to assist the Town in construction of a connector road for purposes of access and safety near Monadnock Community Hospital, by amending the job creation goal of 38 to 28 jobs, and to extend the completion date from December 31, 2009 to March 31, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#5           Authorize to enter into an agreement with the City of Lebanon, for the purpose of making water improvements in the 50-unit manufactured housing cooperative, Mascoma Meadows, in the amount of $130,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#6           Authorize to award a grant to the Town of Hillsborough for the purpose of completing site work for the construction of eight new units of affordable housing and for renovating activity space in the amount of $368,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#7           Authorize to retroactively amend a grant with the City of Keene, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 4-4-07, item #1), for assisting Monadnock Development Services in its First Course Culinary Training Program, by extending the completion date to December 31, 2010 from December 31, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#8           Authorize to retroactively amend a grant to the City of Keene, NH (previously approved by G&C on 5-16-07, item #3), to support infrastructure improvements to a vacant downtown property, known as the Railroad Yard, by extending the completion date to June 30, 2011 from December 31, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#9           Authorize to retroactively amend a grant to the Town of Nelson, NH (previously approved by G&C on 3-26-08, item #6), for assisting the Apple Hill Center for Chamber Music pay for furnishing and equipment and working capital associated with a newly constructed Community Auditorium and Learning Center by extending the completion date to December 31, 2010 from December 31, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                OFFICE OF ENERGY AND PLANNING

#10         Authorize to accept and expend ARRA funds in the amount of $1,262,000 from the US Department of Energy, for the Appliance Rebate Program grant.  Effective upon G&C approval through February 17, 2012.  100% Federal ARRA Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#11         Authorize to enter into a sole source retroactive contract with Manchester School District, Manchester, NH, to address the educational, health and mental health needs for refugee children being resettled in the City of Manchester in the amount of $118,841.  Effective August 15, 2009 through August 14, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#12         Authorize to enter into a retroactive contract with The Somali Development Center Inc., Boston, MA through its subsidiary the NH Somali Development Center in the amount of $10,000 to provide direct services to NH refugees in the amount of $10,000.  Effective October 1, 2009 through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                HIGHWAY SAFETY AGENCY

#13         Authorize to enter into a lease agreement with McCarthy Properties, West Wareham, MA, providing 2,200 square feet of office space at 78 Regional Drive, Concord, in an amount not to exceed $156,199.92.  Effective January 13, 2010 through January 31, 2015.  26% Federal, 74% Highway Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

#14         Authorize to amend a lease agreement with Gerald Q. Nash of Nashua, NH, for additional janitorial services at 49 Donovan Street, Concord, NH, by increasing the amount by $6,824.70.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2014.  49.4% General, 50.6% Other Funds. 

 

                                JUDICIAL COUNCIL

#15         Authorize to receive additional General Funds form funds not otherwise appropriated in the amount of $480,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#16         Authorize to receive additional General Funds from funds not otherwise appropriated in the amount of $160,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on January 8, 2010. 

 

                                OFFICE OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL

#17         Authorize to accept and expend additional federal funds in the amount of $67,532 from the federal government (National Guard Bureau) as part of the five-year Federal-State Master Cooperative Agreement in support of the NH Air National Guard.  (2)Further authorize to establish three full-time seasonal Equipment Operator positions, salary grade 12, at the Pease Air National Guard Base, Newington, NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#18         Authorize Major Michael J. Blair, Epping, NH, be confirmed for promotion to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Air National Guard.

 

#19         Authorize to enter into a contract agreement with Eckhardt & Johnson Inc., Manchester, NH, for air handling unit repairs at the Army Aviation Support Facility on the State Military Reservation, Concord, NH, in the amount of $6,823.36.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 1, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

#20         Authorize Risk Management Unit to enter into an agreement with the Rowley Agency Inc., Concord, NH, for the provision of an insurance policy for the commercial property, general liability and umbrella insurance for the Franklin, Derry and Jaffrey-Peterborough District Courthouses at an annual cost of $5,883.  Effective January 14, 2010 through January 14, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#21         Authorize Division of Personnel to retroactively accept and expend charitable grant funds in the amount of $4,250 to support LEAN Process Management training.  Effective September 21, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  100% Private Grant Funds. 

 

#21A      Authorize a Working Capital Warrant in the amount of $460,000,000 to cover expenditures for the Month of January 2010. 

 

#22         Authorize Surplus Distribution to accept and expend $67,766 in ARRA 2010 federal funds from the US Department of Agriculture for the purpose of distributing USDA commodity foods.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal ARRA Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on January 8, 2010. 

 

#23         Authorize Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to amend a contract with DL King & Associates Inc., (previously approved by G&C on 2-6-09, item #20), for interior finishes and facility enhancements at the NH Veterans’ Home in Tilton, NH, by increasing the contingency in the amount of $35,000 for unanticipated expenses.  100% General Funds. 

 

#24         Authorize Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Gemini Electric Inc., Auburn, NH, for Electrical Renovations at various Turnpike Facilities, for a total price not to exceed $357,100.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $40,000 for unanticipated expenses.  (3)Further authorize the amount of $27,800 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction for engineering services provided.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 2, 2010.  100% Turnpike Funds – Renewal – Replacement). 

 

#24A      Authorize Telecommunications, to enter into a contract with Sprint Solutions Inc., Reston, VA, for the provision of Wireless Cellular Telephone and Wireless Cellular Data Services in an amount not to exceed $1,500,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 15, 2013.

 

#24B      Authorize Telecommunications to enter into a contract with US Cellular Operating Company of Manchester-Nashua Inc., Chicago, IL, for the provision of Wireless Cellular Telephone and Wireless Cellular Data Services in an amount not to exceed $1,800,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 15, 2013.

 

#24C      Authorize Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Pellowe Construction LLC, Alton, NH, for mothballing of various buildings and tank removals at the Lakes Region Facility, Laconia and mothballing of the Tobey Building at the State Office Park South, Concord, for a total price not to exceed $207,196.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 1, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                STATE TREASURY

#25         Authorize to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated in the amount of $164,068 and the State Treasurer to issue checks in the amount of $164,067.40 to the rightful owners of abandoned or unclaimed funds.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL RESOURCES

#26         Authorize Division of Arts to grant an award in the amount of $10,000 to the City Cultural Commission d/b/a ArtSpeak, Portsmouth, NH, for a collaborative regional partnership initiative for NH Artists.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#27         Authorize Division of the Arts to grant a Partnership Initiative Grant for the Poetry Out Loud Project in the amount of $18,000 to the Monadnock Writers Group, Peterborough, NH, for a collaborative partnership initiative for NH Schools.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#28         Authorize Division of the Arts to award a operating grant in the amount of $10,500 to the NH Philharmonic Orchestra, Manchester.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

#29         Authorize Division of the Arts to award Artlinks grants totaling $16,360 to the organizations as detailed in letter dated December 29, 2009.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#30         Authorize Division of the Arts to award a two year operating grant totaling $25,600 to the Concord Community Music School.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#31         Authorize Division of the Arts to award a two year operating grant totaling $22,600 to the NH Music Festival, Center Harbor.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#32         Authorize Division of the Arts to award a one year operating grant totaling $8,500 to the Saint Anselm College.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#33         Authorize Division of the Arts to award two year operating grants totaling $54,600 to the organizations as detailed in letter dated November 10, 2009.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#34         Authorize Division of the Arts to award a one year operating grant totaling $6,000 to Andy’s Inc.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds.  

 

#35         Authorize Division of the Arts to award a one year operating grant totaling $6,200 to NH Art Association Levy Gallery, Portsmouth.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, MARKETS & FOOD

#36         Authorize to accept and expend additional funds totaling $104,561.11 received from the US Department of Agriculture Marketing Service to conduct programs benefitting NH Specialty Crops.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  (2)Further authorize to enter into a memorandum of understanding with the NH Department of Resources and Economic Development to continue a marketing project uniting NH agriculture with tourism in the amount of $150,000.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#37         Authorize to enter into an agreement with NH Agriculture in the Classroom, Concord, NH, to develop key school education programming to state standards in the amount of $10,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Other Funds – UNH Grants. 

 

                                ATTORNEY GENERAL

#38         Authorize to accept and expend an additional $50,000 in revenue received from settlement funds (Pfizer Drug Co.), to be used for the renovations to the recently acquired first floor of the building located on 33 Capital Street (formally the Laconia Savings Bank).  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Agency Income. 

 

#39         Authorize to enter into a subgrant with the Merrimack County Attorney Office in the amount of $2,100 from the 2007 Violence Against Women Formula Grant, designed to provide services for women in NH who are victims of violent crimes.  Effective upon G&C approval through February 28, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#40         Authorize to enter into a subgrant in the amount of $59,320 with the NH Department of Corrections, utilizing funds from the US Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance Second Chance Act Prisoner Reentry Grant, for the purpose of funding the implementation of the Division of Community Corrections’ Second Chance Act Demonstration Project.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#41         Authorize to appoint Kevin H. O’Neill as an Assistant Attorney General, at a salary level of $74,689.54 with a five year term that expires May 21, 2013. 

 

#42         Authorize to designate Matthew G. Mavrogeorge as an attorney at a salary of $56,000.  Effective January 19, 2010.

 

#43         Authorize to accept and expend $833 in a stipend from the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Boston, MA to allow students to intern in the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Agency Income. 

 

#44         Authorize to accept and expend $5,000 from the American Bar Association Antitrust Law Section, Janet D. Steiger Fellowship, Hartford, CT, for the purpose of providing funds to support and intern in the Consumer Protection and Antitrust Bureau for the summer of 2010.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% Agency Income. 

 

#45         Authorize to accept and expend an additional amount of $37,342 from the National Institute of Justice (Federal Fiscal Year 2009, Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Program), to be utilized in support of forensic services in NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funding. 

 

#46         Authorize to accept and expend a grant in the amount of $173,000 from the NH Charitable Foundation to be utilized to support offender reentry efforts.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% Agency Income.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#47         Authorize to retroactively amend a federal award received from the US Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women, titled 2004 Rural Domestic Violence and Child Victimization Enforcement (previously approved by G&C on 12-3-08, item #41A), a grant program that provides services for women and Children where there is a co-occurrence of domestic violence and child abuse, by extending the end date from June 30, 2009 to December 31, 2010.  (2)Further authorize to retroactively amend a federal award received from the US Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women, titled 2004 Rural Domestic Violence and Child Victimization (previously approved by G&C on 12-3-08, item #41), a subgrant program that supports services for women and children where there is a co-occurrence of domestic violence and child abuse, by extending the end date of the subgrant to the NH Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence from June 30, 2009 to December 31, 2010.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#48         Authorize the petition of Daniel K. Weir requesting a pardon hearing for the offense of Driving While Intoxicated.  The petitioner is not eligible for an annulment until December 17, 2018.

 

#49         Authorize the petition of Justin J. Anderson requesting a pardon hearing for the offenses of Attempted Robbery (4 counts), Conspiracy to Commit Robbery (3 counts), and Theft of Services.  The petitioner is not eligible for an annulment. 

 

#49A      Authorize to accept and place on file the Biennial Report for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

#50         Authorize retroactive pay for Tricia Smith, Administrative Assistant I, in the amount of $2,216.45 for the period of December 28, 2007 through January 14, 2010.  100% Workers’ Compensation Funds. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY

#51         Authorize to make a retroactive payment of $45.82 to Lisa Asselin for a promotion not processed in SFY 2009 in error.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#52         Authorize to make a retroactive payment to Arcomm Communications Corporation in the amount of $577.50 for the purchase of fifteen emergency analog telephones on October 8, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#53         Authorize to enter in to a contract with Rafferty Home Systems LLC d/b/a AMRAMP, Saugus, MA, for the installation of an American with Disabilities Act compliant access ramp at NHES’s Manchester office building in the amount of $17,420.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

#54         Authorize to accept nonmonetary donations received during the period of September 1, 2009 through November 30, 2009.

 

#55         Authorize to accept donations from Child and Family Services of NH, Manchester, NH, for renovations to the Family Connection Center in Concord in the amount of $20,000.

 

#56         Authorize to accept and expend a sub-grant from the Manchester Police Department in the amount of $28,569 to support the “Child Sexual Predator Program” initiative by providing certified Probation/Parole Officers as part of a multi-agency effort to reduce child endangerment in the City of Manchester.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.   100% Agency Income. 

 

#57         Authorize to retroactively exercise a renewal option to contract with Volunteers of America, Northern New England Inc., Brunswick, ME (previously approved by G&C on 12-11-07, item #31J), to operate an Academy Case Management Program for the Grafton County area, by increasing the amount from $44,950 to $89,900 resulting in a total contract increase from $179,800 to $224,750.  Effective January 1, 2010 through June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE COMMISSION FOR HUMAN RIGHTS

#57A      Authorize to accept and expend federal revenues, received from the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in the amount of $2,160.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  (2)Further authorize to make a travel reimbursement to the Executive Director Joni N. Esperian in the amount of $1,051.90 for travel to the annual EEOC/FEPA Conference, held in Baltimore, MD, June 2-5, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                LIQUOR COMMISSION

#58         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with 2-1-1 NH United Way of NH, Manchester, NH, for the sole purpose of providing Call Center Services in the amount of $100,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 30, 2012.  100% Transfer Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

#59         Authorize to enter into a contract with GDS Associates Inc., Marietta, GA, for energy efficiency audits in an amount up to $160,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Transfer from Other Agency – ARRA Funds. 

 

#60         Authorize Division of Parks and Recreation to make a retroactive payment to Time Warner Cable, Buffalo, NY, in the amount of $84.95 for internet services at White Lake State Park during the period of December 2008.  100% Park Funds. 

 

#61         Authorize Division of Parks and Recreation to accept and expend donations totaling $14,430.92 from a series of “Iron Rangers” located within multiple parks as detailed in letter dated December 4, 2009.

 

#62         Authorize Division of Parks and Recreation to make a retroactive payment to Fred Fuller Oil Co., Inc., Laconia, NH, in the amount of $284.68 for a #2 Fuel Oil Delivery at Lafayette Campground on November 2, 2008.  100% Park Funds. 

 

#63         Authorize Bureau of Trails to accept the donation of use for a 2009 Artic Cat Prowler utility vehicle, valued at $8,000 from Jericho Motorsports LLC, Berlin, NH.  (2)Further authorize to expand the DRED fleet by one vehicle to allow the Bureau to purchase this vehicle after the year of donated use, at a discounted price below the dealers cost.

 

#63A      Authorize Division of Forests and Lands to enter into a contract with University Press of New England, Lebanon, NH, for publishing services in support of the NH Natural Heritage Bureau in the amount of $25,900.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 25, 2011.  100% Agency Income – Natural Heritage. 

 

                                FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT

#64         Authorize to pay the Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies, Washington, DC, $17,000 for annual membership dues.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Fish and Game Funds. 

 

#65         Authorize Law Enforcement Division to accept a donation from Care Trak Systems Inc., of six Care Trak Units valued at $3,000 per unit.

 

#66         Authorize to accept $25,000 from The Conservation Fund (a national conservation organization) to be deposited in the Office of Energy and Planning’s Land Conservation Endowment established in the Department of Treasury, for easement monitoring and stewardship on behalf of NH Fish and Game Department as enable by an MOA approved by G&C on 6-25-08, item #16).

 

#67         Authorize to purchase a conservation easement on 338.2 acres in Lempster, NH from The Society for the Protection of NH Forests, Concord, NH, in the amount of $200,000 and to accept a donation of an additional 140.8 acres of adjacent property (totaling 479 acres).  (2)Further authorize to accept a donation of conservation easements on an additional 1,277 acres in Lempster, NH from the Society for the Protection of NH Forests.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  (3)Further authorize to transfer $20,000 to the Land Conservation Endowment Fund for easement monitoring and stewardship on behalf of NH Fish and Game Department, pursuant to an MOA approved by G&C on 6-25-08 through June 30, 2013, item #16.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#67A      Authorize to enter into a Lease Agreement with the City of Dover, for the purpose of managing and maintaining the City owned public access site on Barbadoes Pond.  Effective upon G&C approval for a term of five years.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

#68         Authorize to enter into a Cooperative Project Agreement with Rymes Heating Oils Inc., Concord, NH, to support the early replacement of delivery trucks in an amount not to exceed $108,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% ARRA Federal Funds. 

 

#69         Authorize to enter into a grant agreement with Atlantic Distribution Services Inc., Exeter, NH, to support the purchase of up to twelve auxiliary power units in an amount not to exceed $120,000.  100% ARRA Federal Funds. 

 

#70         Authorize to accept and expend $99,166 in Federal funds from the National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration for red tide disaster relief assistance.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#71         Authorize to enter into a sole source memorandum of agreement with the Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health Services, Public Health Laboratories and the Food Performance Liquid Chromatography – Mass Spectrometry laboratory analyses of shellfish tissue samples for red tide toxin in the amount of $38,307.  (2)Further authorize to advance payment in the amount of $19,153 to DHHS.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#72         Authorize to enter into a sole source memorandum of agreement with the NH Fish and Game Department to perform field sampling, to produce red tide outreach materials, and to provide technical assistance to prospective shellfish aquaculturists in the amount of $46,848.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#73         Authorize to enter into a retroactive grant agreement with the Town of Exeter, NH, to fund Household Hazardous Waste collection projects totaling $5,054.  Effective October 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  100% Hazardous Waste Funds. 

 

#74         Authorize to retroactively amend an agreement with Trout Unlimited, Concord, NH (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #142), for the Nash Stream Restoration Project, by extending the completion date to December 31, 2010 from December 31, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#75         Authorize to transfer funds between classes in the Brownfield SRF Loan program to allow a portion of funds to be used for grants instead of loans.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#76         Authorize to award Brownfields Revolving Loan Fund Cleanup grants totaling $400,000 to the entities as detailed in letter dated December 29, 2009, for addressing environmental contamination.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 30, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#77         Authorize to accept and record an Easement Deed and Restrictive Covenants to a property in Troy, NH that includes the Troy Mills Landfill Superfund site and its associated Groundwater Management Zone.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#78         Authorize to amend a sole source agreement with US Geological Survey, Pembroke, NH (previously approved by G&C on 6-4-08, item #54), to provide additional bedrock mapping at the OK Tool/Savage Well Superfund Site, by increasing the amount by $40,000 from $150,000 to $190,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 24, 2010.  90% Federal, 10% Capital (General) Funds. 

 

#79         Authorize Robert J. Reich Revocable Trust’s request to install two seasonal piers connected by a seasonal walkway in an “U” configuration and install a seasonal boatlift in the center slip on an average of 966 ft of frontage on Back Bay in Wolfeboro.

 

#80         Authorize John Deschenes’ request to perform work on an average of 100 ft of frontage on the Nashua River in Nashua.

 

#81         Authorize Jack Szemplinski’s request to perform work on an average of 184 ft of frontage on Lake Winnipesaukee in Alton.

 

#81A      Authorize to amend a loan agreement with the Town of Newbury, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 8-19-09, item #109C), for work on the Blodgett Landing Wastewater Treatment Facility Phase 1 project, by increasing the amount by $1,795,804 from $934,388 to $2,730,192.  Effective upon G&C approval.  50% CWSFR Repayment Funds, 50% CWSFR ARRA Funds. 

 

#81B      Authorize to amend a loan agreement with the Town of Canaan, (previously approved by G&C on 819-09, item #109D), to finance water improvements, by decreasing the amount by $133,727 from $594,000 to $460,728.  (2)Further authorize to amend a loan agreement with the City of Keene (previously approved by G&C on 8-19-09, item #109D), to finance water improvements, by increasing the amount by $133,272 from $440,590 to $573,862  Effective upon G&C approval.  50% DWSRF Repayment Funds, 50% Federal ARRA Funds. 

 

#81C      Authorize to amend a loan agreement with the Town of Hanover, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 819-09, item #91), by decreasing the amount by $565,000 from $4,800,000 to $4,235,000 due to the decrease in the scope of work for the Water Reclamation Facility Improvements project.  100% CWSRF Repayment ARRA Funds.  (2)Further authorize to amend a loan agreement with the Town of Hanover (previously approved by G&C on 7-29-09, item #2), by increasing the amount by $656,000 from $1,200,000 to $1,765,000 due to an increase in the scope of work for the Aeration System/Blower Replacement and Pump Station No. 5 Upgrade project.  Effective upon G&C approval.  53% ARRA, 39% CWSRF Federal, 8% Capital (General) Funds. 

 

#81D      Authorize to amend a loan agreement with the Town of Greenville (previously approved by G&C on 11-18-09, item #30), by increasing the amount by $12,500 from $862,500 to $875,000 due to an increase in the scope of work for the Wastewater Treatment Facility Clarifier Upgrades project.  (2)Further authorize to amend a loan agreement with the Town of Durham, (previously approved by G&C on 10-7-09, item #46), by increasing the amount by $695,585 from $1,981,055 to $2,676,640 due to an increase in the scope of work for the Wastewater Treatment Facility Aeration System Upgrade project.  Effective upon G&C approval.  41.5% Federal, 8.5% Capital (General), and 50% ARRA Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

                                Bureau of Human Resource Management

#82         Authorize to make a one-time retroactive payment from SFY 2010 funds to Amy McCormack, Juvenile Probation & Parole Officer, Division for Juvenile Justice Services in the amount of $1,642.73 to compensate for wages that were not paid for SFY 2009.  33% Federal, 67% General Funds. 

 

#83         Authorize to enter into an agreement with John Gfroerer d/b/a Accompany, Concord, NH, to produce a 25-30 minute web-based Realistic Job Preview video illustrating the role and responsibilities of two state classified positions; Child Protective Service Worker and Family Services Specialist, including a brief introduction to the benefits of employment with the State of NH and DHHS, in an amount not to exceed $17,905.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2011.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds. 

 

                                Division of Family Assistance

#84         Authorize to accept and expend $91,700 of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program high performance bonus funds and Federal matching funds in the amount of $83,384, for a total of $175,084.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

                                Office of Medicaid Business and Policy

#85         Authorize to make a payment in the amount of $8,000 to the American Public Health Service Association, Washington DC, to allow DHHS participation in and support of a Multi-State Collaborative’s work on health information technology and electronic health records during the current Federal Fiscal Year.  Effective retroactive to October 1, 2009 through September 30, 2010.  90% Federal, 10% General Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Developmental Services

#86         Authorize Special Medical Services Section to accept and expend NH Lifespan Respite Care Project federal funds from the US Department of Health and Human Services, Administration on Aging in the amount of $61,321.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  Contingent on Fiscal Committee approval on January 8, 2010. 

 

                                Bureau of Elderly & Adult Services

#87         Authorize to accept and expend additional Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services federal funds in the amount of $225,225.  Effective retroactive to January 4, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds.  Contingent on Fiscal Committee approval on January 8, 2010. 

 

#88         Authorize to amend a sole source agreement with Lutheran Community Services of NH Inc., Concord, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 11-4-09, item #45B), to provide Deafness and Hearing Loss Access and Support Services and Foreign Language Interpreter Services, by increasing the amount by $7,839.50 from $49,839.50 to $57,679, and by extending the termination date from December 31, 2009 to June 30, 2010.  Effective retroactive to January 1, 2010.  56% Federal, 42% General, 2% Other (TANF Reimbursement) Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Homeless and Housing Services

#89         Authorize to enter into an agreement with Center for Life Management, Derry, NH, to provide services to homeless individuals in an amount not to exceed $276,192.  Effective retroactive to August 26, 2009 through August 25, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#90         Authorize to enter into an agreement with Harbor Homes Inc., Nashua, NH, to provide services to homeless individuals in an amount not to exceed $192,112.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#91         Authorize to enter into an agreement with Families in Transition, Manchester, NH, to provide services to homeless individuals in an amount not to exceed $93,865.  Effective retroactive to October 1, 2009 through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Services

#92         Authorize to amend an agreement with CADY Inc., Plymouth, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 6-3-09, item #140), to provide substance abuse prevention services, by increasing the price by $11,096 from $265,797 to $276,893.  (2)Further authorize to amend agreements with the vendors as detailed in letter dated December 23, 2009, to provide substance abuse prevention and/or treatment services, by increasing the price for each vendor in an amount not to exceed $137,795.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                Division of Public Health Services

#93         Authorize Bureau of Laboratory Services, Healthcare Associated Infections Program, to enter into an agreement with HLN Consulting LLC, San Diego, CA, to conduct electronic data reporting assessments of 26 acute care hospitals, provide implementation funding to four to six hospitals, and to provide subject matter expertise for questions about electronic data reporting in an amount not to exceed $90,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal ARRA Funds. 

 

#94         Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Rural Health and Primary Care Section to renew and amend an agreement with Dr. Robert Slocum, licensed Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, Newburyport, MA (previously approved by G&C on 12-11-07, item #57), to receive reimbursement for payment of educational loans through the State Loan Repayment Program, by increasing the amount by $20,000 from $20,000 to $40,000, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2012.  100% General Funds. 

 

#95         Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Rural Health and Primary Care Section to enter into an agreement with Dr. Ross Emery, Pediatrician, Intervale, NH, to receive reimbursement for payment of educational loans through the State Loan Repayment Program in an amount not to exceed $75,000.  Effective upon G&CJ approval through June 30, 2013.  100% General Funds. 

 

#96         Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Rural Health and Primary Care Section to renew and amend an agreement with Dr. Brian Irwin, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, Madison, NH (previously approved by G&C on 10-31-07, item #104), to receive reimbursement for payment of educational loans through the State Loan Repayment Program, by increasing the amount by $35,000 from $35,000 to $70,000, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#97         Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Rural Health and Primary Care Section to enter into an agreement with Lucy Z. Wilson, Certified Nurse Midwife, Hopkinton, NH, to receive reimbursement for payment of educational loans through the State Loan Repayment Program in an amount not to exceed $21,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% General Funds. 

 

#98         Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Rural Health and Primary Care Section to enter into an agreement with Brett C. Auclaire, Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner, Rochester, NH, to receive reimbursement for payment of educational loans through the State Loan Repayment Program in an amount not to exceed $7,600.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#99         Authorize Bureau of Laboratory Services, Public Health Laboratories to accept and expend federal funds in the amount of $499,042 from the federal Department of Health and Human Services, Food and Drug Administration to fund the Food Emergency Response Network – Microbiological Program activities.  Effective upon G&CJ approval through June 30, 2011.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#100       Authorize Bureau of Disease Control and Health Statistics, Disease Control Section to accept and expend federal funds in the amount of $60,000 from the US Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the Assistance Secretary for Preparedness and Response to fund the continued development in NH of the Emergency System for Advance Registration of Volunteer Health Professionals.  (2)Further authorize to accept additional transfers from Other Agencies funds in the amount of $59,940 from DHHS.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 29, 2010.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#101       Authorize Bureau of Prevention Services, Tobacco Prevention and Control Program, to enter into a sole source agreement with the City of Nashua, Department of Public Health and Community Services, Nashua, NH, to support a local health department initiative, in an amount not to exceed $75,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#102       Authorize Office of Health Statistics and Data Management to amend an agreement with Macro International Inc., Burlington, VT (previously amended by G&C on 10-21-09, item #66), to add questions, increase the number of cell phone interviews, and add mail follow-up, by increasing the amount by $126,205 from $610,437 to $736,642.  Effective upon G&C approval.  62% Federal, 38% Other (fees for benefitting organizations) Funds. 

 

#103       Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with the Family Resource Center at Gorham, Gorham, NH (previously approved by G&C on 5-16-07, item #97), to provide home visiting services, by increasing the price by $30,352 from $60,704 to $91,056, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2010.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

#104       Authorize Community Public Health Development Section to amend a sole source agreement with the Town of Exeter, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 11-18-09, item #56), to improve readiness for, and response to, the H1N1 influenza pandemic, by increasing the price by $126,381 from $112,495 to $238,876.  (2)Further authorize advanced payment not to exceed 25% of the amendment amount, for costs for projects within the agreement, which includes the burden of a new part-time position and conducting H1N1 vaccination clinics.  Effective retroactive to November 4, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#105       Authorize Community Public Health Development Section to amend a sole source agreement with the Manchester Health Department, Manchester, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 10-7-09, late item L), to improve readiness for, and response to, the H1N1 influenza pandemic, by increasing the price by $176,246 from $521,495 to $697,741.  (2)Further authorize advanced payment not to exceed 25% of the amendment amount, for costs for projects within the agreement, which includes the burden of conducting H1N1 vaccination clinics.  Effective retroactive to October 7, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#106       Authorize Community Public Health Development Section to amend a sole source agreement with the Carroll County Coalition for Public Health, Center Ossipee, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 10-7-09, late item J), to improve readiness for, and response to, the H1N1 influenza pandemic, by increasing the price by $87,083 from $112,495 to $199,578.  (2)Further authorize advanced payment not to exceed 25% of the amendment amount, for costs for projects within the agreement, which includes the burden of conducting H1N1 vaccination clinics.  Effective retroactive to October 7, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#107       Authorize Community Public Health Development Section to amend a sole source agreement with Mid-State Health Center, Plymouth, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 10-7-09, late item M), to improve readiness for, and response to, the H1N1 influenza pandemic, by increasing the price by $72,329 from $112,495 to $184,824.  (2)Further authorize advanced payment not to exceed 25% of the amendment amount, for costs for projects within the agreement, which includes the burden of a new part-time position and conducting H1N1 vaccination clinics.  Effective retroactive to October 7, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#108       Authorize Community Public Health Development Section to amend a sole source agreement with Cheshire County, Keene, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 10-7-09, item #73), to improve readiness for, and response to, the H1N1 influenza pandemic, by increasing the price by $125,087 from $137,495 to $262,582.  (2)Further authorize advanced payment not to exceed 25% of the amendment amount, for costs for projects within the agreement, which includes the burden of conducting H1N1 vaccination clinics.  Effective retroactive to October 7, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                New Hampshire Hospital

#109       Authorize to amend the Consultant List (previously approved by G&C on 6-17-09, item #252), by adding The Pharmacist Connection, Manchester, NH, to provide pharmacy services as needed at NHH.  Effective retroactive to January 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  69% General, 30% Federal, 1% Other (reimbursement from School Districts). 

 

                                Glencliff Home

#110       Authorize to enter into a contract with ATC Group Services Inc., Manchester, NH, to provide Wasewater Laboratory services in an amount not to exceed $8,075.40.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE BOARD OF OPTOMETRY

#111       Authorize to accept and place on file the annual report for FY08 and FY09.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

#112       Authorize Division of Instruction to contract with GEM Consulting, Hollis, NH, or organize assessment data and work with the NH Assessment group in order to improve the analysis and reporting of assessment data to the field in an amount not to exceed $50,000.  (2)Further authorize payment for services rendered and approved in lieu of withholding 25% of the total value of the contract.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010 with the option to renew for one addition fiscal year.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#113       Authorize Division of Instruction to contract with Judith Curran Buck, Derry, NH, to work with other content specialists from ME, VT, and RI on all aspects of NECAP (New England Common Assessment Program) test development in Mathematics in an amount not to exceed $50,000.  (2)Further authorize payment for services rendered and approved in lieu of withholding 25% of the total value of the contract.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010 with the option to renew for one addition fiscal year.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#114       Authorize Division of Instruction to contract with Michael Mason Williamson, Amherst, NH, to work with other content specialists from ME, VT, and RI on all aspects of NECAP (New England Common Assessment Program) test development in Reading and Writing in an amount not to exceed $50,000.  (2)Further authorize payment for services rendered and approved in lieu of withholding 25% of the total value of the contract.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010 with the option to renew for one addition fiscal year.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#115       Authorize Division of Instruction to contract with Robert F. Hanson Jr., Strafford, NH, to provide technical assistance in the area of mentoring and supporting school leaders in an amount not to exceed $50,000.  (2)Further authorize payment for services rendered and approved in lieu of withholding 25% of the total value of the contract.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010 with the option to renew for one addition fiscal year.  100% General Funds. 

 

#116       Authorize Division of Instruction to contract with Elaine McNulty Knight, Exeter, NH, to provide assistance to districts/schools in creating the infrastructure and common understanding necessary to implement an RTI (Response to Intervention) system in an amount not to exceed $50,000.  (2)Further authorize payment for services rendered and approved in lieu of withholding 25% of the total value of the contract.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010 with the option to renew for one addition fiscal year.  100% General Funds. 

 

#117       Authorize Division of Instruction to contract with Cecile Carlton, Nashua, NH, to provide technical assistance of NH schools and districts in the area of mathematics in an amount not to exceed $50,000.  (2)Further authorize payment for services rendered and approved in lieu of withholding 25% of the total value of the contract.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010 with the option to renew for one addition fiscal year.  100% General Funds. 

 

#118       Authorize Division of Instruction to contract with Christina Felix, Lee, NH, to provide technical assistance of NH schools and districts in the area of middle and high school Reading and Writing in an amount not to exceed $50,000.  (2)Further authorize payment for services rendered and approved in lieu of withholding 25% of the total value of the contract.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010 with the option to renew for one addition fiscal year.  100% General Funds. 

 

#119       Authorize to utilize the services of Ravindra Luckoor, MD, to provide medical consultants in an amount not to exceed $20,736.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#120       Authorize to utilize the services of Thomas Gordon Hand, MD, to provide medical consultants in an amount not to exceed $10,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#121       Authorize to amend a grant to the Lutheran Community Services, Concord, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 7-15-09, item #128), to provide English as a Second Language classes to newly arriving refugees in the Concord and Laconia communities, by increasing the amount from $53,237.91 by $26,822.22 to an amount not to exceed $80,060.13.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#122       Authorize to accept and expend ARRA funds in the amount of $3,209,375 from the US Department of Education.  (2)Further authorize to establish two classes: class 050 (Personal Services – Part Time Temporary) and class 059 (Personal Services – Full Time Temporary) position for one Program Specialist III.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2011.  100% Federal ARRA Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on January 8, 2010. 

 

#123       Authorize Division of Instruction and DHHS, Division of Public Health Services to amend a memorandum of understanding (previously approved by G&C on 9-9-09, item #107), to support school-based vaccination campaign planning for swine-origin influenza A virus, now known as novel Influenza A (H1N1), by increasing the amount by $50,645 from $40,000 to $90,645.  (2)Further authorize to accept Transfers from Other Agencies in the amount of $50,645.  (3)Further authorize to establish Part Time Positions and one part-time temporary position, utilizing funds from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s grant “Public Health Emergency Response”.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 30, 2010.  100% Federal DHHS Transfer Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on January 8, 2010. 

 

#124       Authorize to budget and expend grant funds in the amount of $330,833.34.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on January 8, 2010. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY

#125       Authorize Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to appropriate $650,000 to pay the Town of Allenstown to acquire and demolish flood damaged homes on Riverside Drive and Albin Avenue with FY2009 funds.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#126       Authorize Division of Motor Vehicles to renew a contract with NHTI – Concord’s Community College, Concord, NH, to provide parking area and classroom space for the Motorcycle Rider Education Program for an amount not to exceed $22,750.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 31, 2010.  100% Motorcycle Rider Education Fund. 

 

#127       Authorize Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to amend local grants as detailed in letter dated December 17, 2009, (previously approved by G&C on 8-19-09, item #209), by extending the completion date to December 31, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#128       Authorize Division of State Police to retroactively pay annual membership dues of $5,300 to the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance, Washington, DC, for the period of January 1, 2010 through December 31, 2010.  80% Federal, 20% Highway Funds. 

 

#129       Authorize Grants Management Unit to enter into a memorandum of understanding and grant the Trustees of Dartmouth College of Hanover, NH in the amount of $311,584 of Federal Department of Homeland Security FY 2009 funds for emergency medical response teams in the region.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 31, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#130       Authorize Director of State Police to restore 760 hours and 00 minutes of sick leave to Trooper Phillip B. Gaiser and 265 hours and 12 minutes to the State Police Sick Bank Donations.

 

#131       Authorize Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into grant agreements with the Town of Colebrook and the City of Laconia for activities associated with enhancing local all-hazard planning for a total amount of $19,850.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

#132       Authorize Bureau of Turnpikes to transfer $5,447,241 in FY 20109 and $5,562,184 in FY 2011 between classes as detailed in letter dated October 29, 2009.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#133       Authorize to transfer $1,618,000 in FY 2010 between classes as detailed in letter dated November 20, 2009.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#134       Authorize to accept and expend federal ARRA funds in the amount of $310,070 for Forest Highway projects.  (2)Further authorize to enter into a contract with Pike Industries Inc., Belmont, NH, for pavement rehabilitation along NH Route 112 in the Town of Woodstock on the basis of a single bid of $997,860.50.  (3)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $29,935.82 for payment of latent conditions which ma appeard during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 27, 2010.  Fiscal Committee approved.  100% Federal ARRA Funds. 

 

#135       Authorize a waiver of Plant and Property Management Rules, to increase the fleet by 7 vehicles with the purchase of one new truck and the retention of 6 vehicles which are scheduled to be surplused.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#136       Authorize to compensate David Rodrigue, Interim District One Engineer, up to the total sum of $6,273 for travel and relocation expenses associated with a temporary promotion and transfer of his official worksite from District Three-Gilford to District One-Lancaster, for the period retroactive to September 18, 2009 through March 18, 2010.  (2)Further authorize to compensate David Rodrigue while working as Interim District One Engineer, a per diem rate of $51 per day for the period from March 19, 2010 through June 30, 2010, total not to exceed $3,672, or the end date of any future DAS Division of Personnel temporary promotion.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#137       Authorize to retroactively reclassify position #17361 from an Engineering Technician V, LG 22, to Supervisor VI, LG 27, Bureau of Mechanical Services, Fuel Distribution.

 

#138       Authorize to continue membership and participation with the International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association, Washington, DC, by paying annual membership dues in the amount of $19,556 for Calendar Year 2010.  100% Turnpike Funds. 

 

#139       Authorize Bureau of Traffic to enter into a contract with Interstate Electrical Services Corporation of NH Inc., Bedford, NH, for Fire Alarm System Testing and Maintenance Services at the Bureau of Traffic facilities in the amount of $8,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#140       Authorize Bureau of Highway Design to enter into an agreement with Cardno TBE, Clearwater, FL, to identify subsurface utility facilities statewide for an amount not to exceed $500,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 31, 2013. 

 

#141       Authorize to accept and place on file the Monthly Equipment Acquisition Plan status report for the period ending November 30, 2009.

 

#142       Authorize Bureau of Rail and Transit to expend an amount not to exceed $88,031 and enter into an agreement with the City of Laconia, NH for railroad repair work in Laconia.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 15, 2010.  100% Special Railroad Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on January 8, 2010. 

 

#143       Authorize Bureau of Planning and Community Assistance to enter into a sole source retroactive Cooperative Project Agreement with the University of NH, Civil Engineering Department, Durham, NH, to administer the Local Technical Assistance Program for a fee not to exceed $126,006.  Effective January 1, 2010 through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#144       Authorize Bureau of Right of Way to pay various owners $58,846.40 as documented in the Contemplated Awards List for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from November 18, 2009 through December 23, 2009.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

 

#145                                                                       TUITION REQUESTS

 

A.         ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES – Request permission to pay White Mountain Community College, Berlin, New Hampshire, the sum of $600.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Alan Kjellander, Treatment Plant Operator I, in the course entitled “Wastewater Analysis”.  Source of funds:  100% Winnipesaukee River Basin Funds

 

B.         ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES – Request permission to pay White Mountain Community College, Berlin, New Hampshire, the sum of $600.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Timothy Pelletier, Treatment Plant Operator I, in the course entitled “Wastewater Analysis”.  Source of funds:  100% Winnipesaukee River Basin Funds

 

C.         PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES – Request permission to pay University of New Hampshire, Manchester, NH, the sum of $1,751.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Donna Fleming, Administrator I, in the course entitled “Public Health Policy Analysis”.  Source of funds:  100% Federal

 

D.         PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES – Request permission to pay SAS Institute, Inc, Cary, NC, the sum of $3,747.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Thomas Lambert, Program Planner III, in the on-line courses entitled “SAS Programming 1 Certification Program, Basic Concepts” and “SAS Programming 2 Certification Program, Advanced”.  Source of funds:  100% Federal

 

Requested Tuition Total:  $6,698.00

 

 

 

TABLED ITEMS

                               

                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES (Tabled at 5/6/09 G&C Meeting)

#19         TABLED – The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Wieczorek, seconded by Councilor Pignatelli voted to deny the petition for Waiver of the State’s Workers’ Compensation Lien submitted by Timothy Copeland, in the amount of $241,000, with Councilor Burton, Councilor Shea and Councilor Hollingworth voting no, the motion to deny failed.  The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Hollingworth, seconded by Councilor Burton then voted to table the petition.

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES (Tabled at 12-9-09 G&C Meeting)

#17         TABLED – The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Pignatelli, seconded by Councilor Wieczorek and with Councilor Burton and Councilor Shea voting no, voted to table the request of the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Gemini Electric Inc., Auburn, NH, for electrical renovations at various State turnpike facilities for a total price not to exceed $395,900.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $40,000 for additional unanticipated expenses bringing the total to $435,900.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 2, 2010.  100% Turnpike Funds – Renewal – Replacement. 

 

 

CONFIRMATION TABLED(Tabled at 12-9-09 G&C Meeting)

The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Pignatelli, seconded by Councilor Shea, voted to table the confirmation as follows:

 

Department of Revenue Administration, Assistant Commissioner

Nominated by the Commissioner of Revenue Administration

Margaret L. Fulton, Bedford                                                                             Effective:  January 1, 2010

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  January 1, 2014

Salary:  HH max $98,691