GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL AGENDA

State House, Concord, New Hampshire

January 16, 2008 10:00 a.m.

 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE MUNICIPAL BOND BANK

#1           Authorize to accept and place on file the Annual Report for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2007.

 

                                 COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY

#2           Authorize to enter into an agreement with the City of Somersworth, NH, for the purpose of constructing an addition to the Somersworth Early Learning Center in the amount of $500,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100%Federal Funds. 

 

#3           Authorize to retroactively amend an existing agreement with the Town of Londonderry, NH (previously approved by G&C on 1-11-06, item #2), for the purpose of eliminating a threat to public health and safety, by extending the completion date to December 31, 2008 from December 31, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#4           Authorize to enter into an agreement with the County of Merrimack, Concord, NH, to relocate an existing day care facility in the County Facility in Boscawen, NH in the amount of $363,002.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#5           Authorize to enter into an agreement with the County of Merrimack, Concord, NH, to assist the NH Technical Institute to pay for furnishings and technology equipment for the academic spaces in the Health Education Center in Concord, NH, in the amount of $355,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#6           Authorize to enter into an agreement with the City of Claremont, NH, for the purpose of establishing the Sullivan County Dental Center in Claremont in the amount of $500,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#7           Authorize to enter into an agreement with the Town of Meredith, NH, for site improvements for the development of thirty-two units of affordable housing in the amount of $500,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#8           Authorize to enter into an agreement with the Town of Pembroke, NH, to make wastewater system upgrades that will assist the Belknap-Merrimack Community Action Program in the construction of a twenty-three unit elderly housing project, in the amount of $289,700.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                OFFICE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

#9           Authorize to amend a sole source contract with Information Management Corporation of North Grafton, MA, for information technology services required by the NH Liquor Commission, Bureau of Liquor Enforcement, by increasing the amount by $16,400 to $41,225.  Effective retroactive to January 1, 2008 through December 31, 2009.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#9A        Authorize to reclassify position #42514 IT Manager II, labor grade 30 ($52,611) to a Technical Support Specialist VI, labor grade 32 ($57,525).  100% Other Funds. 

 

                                OFFICE OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL

#10         Authorize to accept and expend funds in the amount of $107,269.05 from the NH Department of Safety, Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management for expenses incurred during the May 2006 and April 2007 floods in NH.  100% Transfer Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#11         Authorize Captain Amy L. Emanuel, Windham, ME, be nominated for promotion to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard.  This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, morally, and professionally qualified.

 

#12         Authorize to accept monetary contributions in the amount of $325 received during the period of September 18, 2007 through December 18, 2007 for the NH State Veterans Cemetery to be used for the betterment of the cemetery. 

 

#13         Authorize to accept donations of computer services, brick & monument engraving, granite benches, granite post and carpet/chair cleaning service in the amount of $3,893.78 for the NH State Veterans Cemetery to be used for the betterment of the cemetery.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

#14         Authorize Plant and Property Management to enter into a contract with Easter Seals New Hampshire Inc., Manchester, NH, to provide employee shuttle service for state employees who work in the State House complex for a total amount not to exceed $55,478.80.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

#15         Authorize to accept and place on file the Report and Findings of Councilor Debora Pignatelli with regard to the refinancing of certain existing indebtedness, the renovation and expansion of the College’s library, the renovation of two of the College’s dormitories and the funding of a debt service reserve fund in connection with Rivier College, Nashua, NH.

 

#16         Authorize to accept and place on file the audited Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the year ended June 30, 2007.

 

#16A      Authorize to enter into a sole source contract Maine Health Information Center, Manchester, NH, to provide health claims data analysis and reporting with respect to the State Employee and Retiree Health Benefits Program in an amount not to exceed $11,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 31, 2009. 

 

#16B      Authorize Risk Management Unit to amend a contract with The Segal Company, Farmington, CT, (previously approved by G&C on 10-6-04, item #11, amended on 9-27-06, item #30C), for Actuarial, Claims Audit and Employee Benefits Consulting Services agreement, by increasing the amount by $100,000 from $680,000 to $780,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2008. 

 

                                TREASURY DEPARTMENT

#17         Authorize to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated and the State Treasurer to issue checks in the amount of $195,734.62 to the rightful owners of abandoned or unclaimed funds.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE ADMINISTRATION

#18         Authorize to amend a lease with Bert Whittemore Revocable Trust of 1993, Concord, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 11-19-97, item #26), for office space in Concord, NH, in the amount of $550,550, by extending the date from July 14, 2008 to July 14, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                JOINT BOARD OF LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION

#19         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying, Clemson, SC, for the preparation and scoring of the national professional engineering and land surveying examinations in the amount of $90,000.  Effective April 1, 2008 through March 31, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

#19A      Authorize to budget and expend $13,765 in examination fees collected from the Principals and Practices of Engineering and Land Surveying Examinations and the Fundamentals of Engineering and Land Surveying Examinations for direct expenses of these examinations.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, MARKETS & FOOD

#20         Authorize Division of Animal Industry to make a retroactive payment for emergency response Avian Influenza equipment preparedness trailer, from Lab Safety Supply in the amount of $2,993.68.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#20A      Authorize to enter into an agreement with George Deenihan, West Springfield, MA, to provide year round custodial and general maintenance work at the Eastern States Exposition NH Building, West Springfield, MA, in the amount of $6,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 29, 2008.  13.72% General, 86.28% Other Funds. 

 

                                ATTORNEY GENERAL

#21         Authorize the petition of Nicholas Heinemann requesting a pardon hearing for the offense of Second Degree Murder.  The petitioner is not eligible for an annulment.

 

#22         Authorize to appoint Lucy Carrillo as an Assistant Attorney General, at a salary of $64,994.40, for a term expiring October 31, 2010.

 

#23         Authorize to enter into a sub-grant with the Nashua Police Athletic League, to support the continued operation of the Youth Safe Havens program in Nashua in the amount of $20,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#24         Authorize to grant an annual salary increment to Kim K. Fallon, Forensic Investigator, from group BB, Step 2, ($54,291) to group BB, Step 3 ($57,423).  Effective upon G&C approval. 

 

                                PARI-MUTUEL COMMISSION

#25         Authorize to transfer $57,000.  88.74% General, 11.26% Other Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL RESOURCES

#26         Authorize Division of Historical Resources to enter in to a contract with TMS Architects, Portsmouth, NH, for the condition report of the Old State House in the amount of $11,100.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

#27         Authorize Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a sole source contract with The Student Conservation Association Inc., Charlestown, NH, to provide services for park projects in the amount of $206,463.  Effective upon G&C approval thorugh October 15, 2008.  68% General, 32% Park Funds.

 

#28         Authorize Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a contract with Turnstone Corporation, Milford, NH, for the site drainage, ADA ramp and stairway report of Catamount Pond Pavilion at Bear Brook State Park in the amount of $226,350.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 27, 2008.  100% General Funds. 

 

#29         Authorize Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a contract with Samyn-D’Elia Architects, P.A., Ashland, NH, for design and engineering services for redevelopment of Hampton Beach State Park in the amount of $217,920.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  100% General Funds. 

 

#30         Authorize to accept and place on file a detailed analysis of Park Revenue and Expenditures, including Cannon Mountain Ski area, for fiscal year 2007.

 

#31         Authorize Trails Bureau to budget and expend unbudgeted revenues due to excess registrations in FY 2007 in the income and expenditure accounts as detailed in letter dated November 2, 2007.  100% Transfer Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#32         Authorize Division of Parks and Recreation to accept a donation towards the preservation for the Odiorne House from Winnifred Odiorne Coffin valued at $200, and budget as detailed in letter dated January 16, 2008.

 

#33         Authorize Division of Forests and Lands to reimburse The Trust for Public Land, Boston, MA, for title insurance & recording fees associated with the acquisition of a conservation easement on the Forest Legacy Program Willard Pond Project – Robb Reservoir Tract in the amount of $5,225.07.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT

#34         Authorize to reclassify position #19218, labor grade 14, Carpenter II, to a Maintenance Mechanic III, labor grade 14.  52.81% Fish and Game, 35.38% Federal, 11.81% Other Funds. 

 

#35         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with International Mountain Climbing School, North Conway, NH, to provide a three-day winter mountaineering training course to members of the Law Enforcement Division in the amount of $2,800.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  100% Other (Search and Rescue) Funds. 

 

#36         Authorize to enter into a Cooperative Service Agreement with the US Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Wildlife Services, to work cooperatively to support and implement wildlife damage control efforts.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2008. 

 

#37         Authorize to pay the Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies, Washington, DC $17,000 annual membership dues.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  100% Fish and Game Funds. 

 

#38         Authorize to enter into a contract with Francis & Cheryl Dore Enterprises LLC d/b/a ServiceMaster by Hydratech of Ashland NH, to provide janitorial services for the Owl Brook Hunter Education Center in Holderness, in the amount of $7,020.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

#39         Authorize to accept and expend $511,917 in federal funds from the US Environmental Protection Agency for purposes of funding remediation efforts at Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act sites.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#40         Authorize to accept and expend $168,134 in federal funds for purposes of underground storage tank facility compliance.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#41         Authorize to retroactively amend a grant agreement with the US Department of Agriculture, Natural Resource Conservation Service (previously approved by G&C on 6-21-06, item #94), by extending the completion date from September 1, 2007 to March 31, 2008.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#42         Authorize a Supplemental Loan Agreement with the City of Berlin in the amount of $1,388,597.14, to finance a small diameter water main replacement project.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#43         Authorize to enter into a loan agreement with Railroad Land Development LLC, Keene, NH, to provide a loan in the amount of $300,000 for remediation of environmental contamination.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#44         Authorize a Supplemental Loan Agreement with the Town of Hampton, in the amount of $4,582,256.88 to finance the construction of the Beach Area Interceptor.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#45         Authorize a Supplement Loan Agreement with the Town of Hampton in the amount of $1,731,411.05 to finance the Facility Plan Update and King’s Highway and Ocean Blvd.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#46         Authorize to enter into a grant agreement with the Androscoggin Valley Regional Refuse Disposal District totaling $3,386.23 to fund a Household Hazardous Waste collection project.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#47         Authorize to retroactively amend an agreement with the Lake Sunapee Protective Association, Sunapee, NH (previously approved by G&C on 2-8-06, item #41), for the LSPA Watershed Management Plan project by extending the completion date to December 31, 2008 from December 31, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#48         Authorize to retroactively enter into a contract with Weston Solutions Inc., Manchester, NH, to perform the operation and maintenance of the groundwater treatment facility at the OK Tool/Savage Well Superfund Site in Milford, NH, in the amount of $589,383.  Effective December 17, 2007 through December 31, 2008.  90% Federal, 10% State Funds. 

 

#49         Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with Air Chek Inc., Fletcher, NC, for radon test devices, in an amount not to exceed $18,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds. 

 

#50         Authorize to pay membership dues to the Association of US Delegates to the Gulf of Maine Council on the Marine Environment, South Portland, ME, in the amount of $18,000.  Effective upon G&C approval.  49% Federal, 49% General, 2% Other Funds. 

 

#51         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Tufts University, Somerville, MA, for the purpose of enhancing the QUAL2E water quality model to facilitate the DES Total Maximum Daily Load program for $65,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#52         Authorize to amend a retroactive sole source contract with Compass Systems & Programming Inc., Exeter, NH, for continued development of the handheld computer field inspection applications, by increasing the amount by $95,000 from $269,253 to $364,253, and by extending the contract period from September 15, 2007 to September 15, 2008.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#53         Authorize Pickerel Cove Association’s request to add a seasonal extension to one existing seasonal dock to create a seasonal dock, with no work to the remaining two seasonal docks on Pine River Pond in Wakefield.

 

#54         Authorize Kevin Adam’s request to construct a tidal dock including a permanent pier, connecting to a ramp, connecting to a float, providing one full-sized slip on frontage on Salmon Falls River in Dover.

 

#55         Authorize Margaret Barons’ request to dredge material impacting lakebed to provide depth within the boat slips on the existing nonconforming U-shaped docking facility on frontage in Meredith on Lake Winnipesaukee in Meredith.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

                                Office of the Commissioner

#56         Authorize Emergency Services Unit to accept and expend Other Funds in the amount of $64,268 awarded by the NH Department of Safety.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#56A      Authorize Bureau of Disease Control and Health Statistics, Health Statistics and Data Management Section, Environmental Public Tracking Program to enter into an agreement with Katalizt, LLC, Portsmouth, NH to provide staff resources for the NH Environmental Public Health Tracking Network development of a web-based system that will compile environmental and public health data from various databases within the DHHS and the NH Department of Environmental Services in an amount not to exceed $393,474.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#57         Authorize to make a retroactive one-time payment from State Fiscal Year 2008 funds to Jennifer Dougherty, Attorney II, Office of Program Support in the amount of $2,230.15 to compensate for wages that were mistakenly not paid from State Fiscal Year 2007 funds.  39% Federal, 61% General Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Finance

#58         Authorize to amend an agreement on behalf of Monadnock Regional School District with the Secretary of the US Department of Health and Human Services for the purpose of adopting the optional exclusion from Social Security and Medicare coverage for the services performed by election workers for each calendar year in which the remuneration paid for such services is less than $1,200.

 

                                Bureau of Improvement and Integrity

#59         Authorize to Insurance Department retroactively enter Stephanie E. Ondus into an Education Tuition Agreement with Southern NH University, Manchester, NH, to participate in the course entitled Human Relations in Administration during the period of January 8, 2008 through February 26, 2008, and to pay said costs in the amount of $738. 

 

#60         Authorize to reclassify position #12401 Program Specialist III, salary grade 23 to Business Systems Analyst I, salary grade 28 and position #43001 Research Analyst, salary grade 23 to Program Specialist IV, salary grade 25.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds. 

 

                                Office of Medicaid Business and Policy

#61         Authorize to enter into an agreement with Public Sector Partners Inc., Worcester, MA, to provide staffing, consultation, recruitment and placement services in the amount of $360,258.75.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 17, 2010.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Facilities and Assets Management

#62         Authorize to renew the existing lease with Patricia Brodie, Manchester, NH, for office space in Londonderry, NH in the amount of $155,472.  Effective retroactive to December 20, 2007 through December 19, 2012.  60% General, 40% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Division of Family Assistance

#63         Authorize to retroactively reimburse Patricia Mitchell, Family Services Specialist from State Fiscal Year 2008 appropriations, $228.04 for travel expenses incurred from June 6, 2007 to June 29, 2007, which should have been paid from SFY 2007 funds.  47% Federal, 53% General Funds. 

 

                                Division for Children, Youth and Families

#64         Authorize to award annual grants in State Fiscal Years 2008 and 2009 in the amount of $240,000 to twelve NH Family Resource Centers for infrastructure sustainability in the amounts of $10,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

#65         Authorize to retroactively award six grants totaling $258,840 for the provision of Title I programs to the agencies as detailed in letter dated December 24, 2007.  Effective November 15, 2007 through August 31, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#66         Authorize to accept a one-time monetary donation from Gordon and Barbara Russell, New Boston, NH in the amount of $500 to support adoption services provided by DCYF.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#67         Authorize to retroactively pay a membership fee to the American Public Human Services Association, Wahsington, DC, for an annual membership renewal in an amount not to exceed $6,681.  Effective January 1, 2007 through December 31, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#68         Authorize to retroactively amend a contract with Eckerd Youth Alternatives Inc., Clearwater, FL, (previously approved by G&C on 6-22-05, item #349), for the operation of Camp E-Toh-Anee, a year-round wilderness camp that serves up to 38 male youth, by increasing the amount by $4,859,823 from $4,660,303 to $9,520,126, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2009.  44% Federal, 42% General, 14% Other Funds. 

 

                                Division of Public Health Services

#69         Authorize Bureau of Public Health Informatics to reclassify position #42955 Administrator I, salary grade 27 to a Systems Development Specialist I, salary grade 28.  60% Federal, 40% General Funds. 

 

#70         Authorize Maternal and Child Health Section to enter into an agreement with Mary Jane Sullivan, Hampton, NH, to provide technical expertise and to monitor the quality improvement activities of the NH Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Program and Information Management System in an amount not to exceed $43,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#71         Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Community Public Health Development Section, to retroactively exercise a sole source contract renewal option with the City of Nashua, Division of Public Health and Community Services, Nashua, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 11-13-02, item #120, amended on 11-19-03, item #84, amended 9-21-05, item #130, amended on 10-21-05, item #51), to provide a broad range of public health emergency preparedness and response activities, by increasing the amount by $848,250 from $1,876,666 to $2,724,916, and by extending the completion date to August 30, 2009, retroactive to August 31, 2007.  85.5% Federal, 14.5% General Funds. 

 

#72         Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Rural Health and Primary Care section, to enter into an agreement with Stacey Charron, Lancaster, NH, to receive reimbursement for payment of educational loans through the State Loan Repayment Program in an amount not to exceed $40,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

#73         Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Rural Health and Primary Care Section to enter into an agreement with Peter E. Rauert, Colebrook, NH, to receive reimbursement for payment of educational loans through the State Loan Repayment Program in an amount not to exceed $40,000.  Effective upon G&C approval though June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

#74         Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Rural Health and Primary Care Section to enter into an agreement with Christine Runyan, Thornton, NH, to receive reimbursement for payment of educational loans through the State Loan Repayment Program in an amount not to exceed $15,000.  Effective upon G&C approval though June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

#75         Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Rural Health and Primary Care Section to enter into an agreement with Whitney Goode, Portsmouth, NH, to receive reimbursement for payment of educational loans through the State Loan Repayment Program in an amount not to exceed $35,000.  Effective upon G&C approval though June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

#76         Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Rural Health and Primary Care Section to enter into an agreement with Todd M. Smith, Alexandria, NH, to receive reimbursement for payment of educational loans through the State Loan Repayment Program in an amount not to exceed $20,000.  Effective upon G&C approval though June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

#77         Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Rural Health and Primary Care Section to enter into an agreement with Nii Norte Lokki, Dover, NH, to receive reimbursement for payment of educational loans through the State Loan Repayment Program in an amount not to exceed $35,000.  Effective upon G&C approval though June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

#78         Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Rural Health and Primary Care Section to enter into an agreement with Melissa Thomas, Hudson, NH, to receive reimbursement for payment of educational loans through the State Loan Repayment Program in an amount not to exceed $5,000.  Effective upon G&C approval though June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                Division for Juvenile Justice Services

#79         Authorize to enter into a contract with Diamond Drugs Inc., Indiana, PA, to provide pharmaceutical services to the DJJS in an amount not to exceed $210,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  80% General, 20% Other Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Developmental Services

#80         Authorize a sole source memorandum of agreement with the Department of Education, Division of Instruction to support a co-funded agreement with the Institute on Disability at the University of NH for the implementation of University of Center for Excellence activities, in the amount of $50,000.  (2)Further authorize to enter into an agreement with the Institute on Disability, University of NH, Durham, NH, in the amount of $209,740.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  76% General, 24% Other Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Behavioral Health

#81         Authorize to reclassify position #12313 Program Specialist IV, salary grade 25, to a Program Planning and Review Specialist, salary grade 28.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                Health Facilities Administration

#82         Authorize to reclassify position #17136 Medical Service Technician, salary grade 17 to Program Specialist III, salary grade 23, and position #43072 Research Analyst, salary grade 23 to Business Systems Analyst I, salary grade 28.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Medical Services

#83         Authorize Disability Determination Section to amend an agreement with Bonnie Sanborn, Registered Nurse, Concord, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 10-17-07, item #91), to function as a Disability Determination Reviewer by increasing the price by $16,224 from $8,112 to $24,336, and by extending the complete date from December 31, 2007 to June 30, 2008.  Effective retroactive to January 1, 2008.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds. 

 

#84         Authorize Disability Determination Section to amend an agreement with Susan T. Clark, Registered Nurse, Goffstown, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 3-8-07, item #89), to function as a Disability Determination Reviewer by increasing the price by $1,782 from $36,480 to $38,262.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds. 

 

#85         Authorize Disability Determination Section to amend an agreement with Nancy M. Oglebay, Registered Nurse, Rumney, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 7-13-05, item #98, amended on 8-22-07, item #179), to function as a Disability Determination Reviewer by increasing the price by $1,782 from $82,104 to $83,886.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds. 

 

#86         Authorize Disability Determination Section to amend an agreement with Jeanne M. Benjamin, Registered Nurse, Concord, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 3-8-07, item #87), to function as a Disability Determination Reviewer by increasing the price by $1,188 from $24,320 to $25,508.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds. 

 

#87         Authorize Disability Determination Section to amend an agreement with Lori J. Rich, Registered Nurse, Northfield, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 3-8-07, item #88, amended on 10-31-07, item #96), to function as a Disability Determination Reviewer by increasing the price by $1,306.80 from $21,187.76 to $22,494.56.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds. 

 

#88         Authorize Disability Determination Section to amend an agreement with Jane M. Guilmette, Registered Nurse, Concord, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-22-05, item #328, amended on 6-13-07, item #397), to function as a Disability Determination Reviewer by increasing the price by $1,782 from $82,104 to $83,886.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds. 

 

#89         Authorize Disability Determination Section to amend an agreement with Mary D. McGilvray, Registered Nurse, Concord, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-22-05, item #329, amended on 11-15-06, item #106, amended on 6-13-07, item #401), to function as a Disability Determination Reviewer by increasing the price by $1,782 from $87,078.48 to $88,860.48.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds. 

 

#90         Authorize Disability Determination Section to amend an agreement with Marie P. Cote, Registered Nurse, Merrimack, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-22-05, item #333, amended on 6-13-07, item #399, amended on 10-31-07, item #95), to function as a Disability Determination Reviewer by increasing the price by $2,090.88 from $85,328.20 to $87,419.08.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds. 

 

#91         Authorize Disability Determination Section to amend an agreement with Rebecca Rogers, Registered Nurse, Northfield, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 8-3-05, item #115, amended on 6-27-07, item #278), to function as a Disability Determination Reviewer by increasing the price by $1,782 from $36,480 to $38,262.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds. 

 

#92         Authorize Disability Determination Section to amend an agreement with Lee Winslow, Registered Nurse, Concord, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-22-05, item #325, amended on 6-13-07, item #398), to function as a Disability Determination Reviewer by increasing the price by $1,188 from $54,736 to $55,924.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Elderly & Adult Services

#93         Authorize to amend a sole source agreement with Laconia Housing Authority, Laconia, NH, (previously approved by G& Con 6-13-07, item #308), to provide Congregate Housing Services, by increasing the amount by $10,612.72 from $166,130 to $176,742.72.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

#94         Authorize to amend an agreement with Rockingham Nutrition & Meals on Wheels Program Inc., Brentwood, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #362) to provide nutrition and transportation services, by increasing the amount by $171,455.03 from $2,565,450.04 to $2,736,905.07.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009.  61% Federal, 39% General Funds. 

 

#95         Authorize to amend a sole source agreement with Riverbend Community Mental Health Inc., Concord, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #294), to provide Retired Senior Volunteer Program services, by increasing the amount by $2,180.93 from $34,139.92 to $36,320.85.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

#96         Authorize to amend a sole source agreement with Southern NH Services Inc., Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #316), to provide Retired Senior Volunteer Program services, by increasing the amount by $2,605.01 from $40,778.50 to $43,383.51.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

#97         Authorize to amend an agreement with The Visiting Nurse Association of Franklin, Franklin, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #296), to provide Homemaker services, by increasing the amount by $4,184.32 from $142,990.20 to $147,174.52.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009.  52% General, 48% Federal Funds. 

 

#98         Authorize to amend an agreement with Pemi-Baker Home Health & Hospice, Plymouth, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #334), to provide Homemaker services, by increasing the amount by $1,764.64 from $60,514.24 to $62,278.88.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009.  54% General, 46% Federal Funds. 

 

#99         Authorize to amend an agreement with Androscoggin Valley Home Care Services, Berlin, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #330), to provide Homemaker, Adult In Home Care, Home Health Aide and Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Respite Care services, by increasing the amount by $92,989.06 from $1,139,586.98 to $1,232,576.04.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009.  53% General, 47% Federal Funds. 

 

#100       Authorize to amend an agreement with Home Health and Hospice Care, Nashua, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #313), to provide Homemaker, Adult In Home Care, and Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Respite Care services, by increasing the amount by $27,924.99 from $519,366.52 to $547,291.51.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009.  55% General, 45% Federal Funds. 

 

#101       Authorize to amend an agreement with Child and Family Services of NH, Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #314), to provide Homemaker, Adult In Home Care, Home Health Aide and Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Respite Care services, by increasing the amount by $121,214.95 from $1,446,002.74 to $1,567,217.69.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009.  53% General, 47% Federal Funds. 

 

#102       Authorize to amend an agreement with Special Transit Service Inc., Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #310), to provide transportation services, by increasing the amount by $41,579.88 from $201,712.62 to $243,292.50.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009.  33% General, 67% Federal Funds. 

 

#103       Authorize to amend an agreement with City of Nashua, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #352), to provide transportation services, by increasing the amount by $42,278.72 from $180,692.88 to $222,971.60.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009.  33% General, 67% Federal Funds. 

 

#104       Authorize to amend an agreement with North Conway Community Center, North Conway, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #355), to provide transportation services and a sole source amendment for Retired Senior Volunteer Program services, by increasing the amount by $14,376.03 from $50,311.06 to $64,687.09.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009.  43% General, 57% Federal Funds. 

 

#105       Authorize to amend an agreement with Lamprey Health Care Inc., Newmarket, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #304), to provide transportation services, by increasing the amount by $76,761.72 from $372,383.28 to $449,145.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009.  33% General, 67% Federal Funds. 

 

#106       Authorize to amend an agreement with Strafford County Community Action Committee Inc., Dover, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #321), to provide transportation services, by increasing the amount by $24,783.75 from $143,679.78 to $168,463.53.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009.  33% General, 67% Federal Funds. 

 

#107       Authorize to amend an agreement with Ossipee Concerned Citizens Inc., Center Ossipee, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #311), to provide nutrition and transportation services, by increasing the amount by $36,864.25 from $637,878.24 to $674,742.49.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009.  42% General, 58% Federal Funds. 

 

#108       Authorize to amend an agreement with St. Joseph Community Services Inc., Merrimack, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #320), to provide nutrition and transportation services, by increasing the amount by $193,055.03 from $3,181,816.30 to $3,374,871.33.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009.  39% General, 61% Federal Funds. 

 

#109       Authorize to amend an agreement with Gibson Center for Senior Citizens Inc., North Conway, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #302), to provide nutrition and transportation services, by increasing the amount by $53,209.98 from $589,663.56 to $642,873.54.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009.  36% General, 64% Federal Funds. 

 

#110       Authorize to amend an agreement with Newport Senior Center Inc., Newport, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #322), to provide nutrition and transportation services, by increasing the amount by $68,887.37 from $1,082,012.14 to $1,150,899.51.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009.  39% General, 61% Federal Funds. 

 

#111       Authorize to amend an agreement with Somersworth Housing Authority, Somersworth, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #306), to provide Congregate Housing services, by increasing the amount by $8,308.74 from $130,064 to $138,372.74.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

#112       Authorize to amend a sole source agreement with Keene Housing Authority, Keene, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #307), to provide Congregate Housing services, by increasing the amount by $12,185.22 from $190,746 to $202,931.22.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

#113       Authorize to amend a sole source agreement with Manchester Housing and Redevelopment Authority, Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #350), to provide Congregate Housing services, by increasing the amount by $17,465.59 from $273,404 to $290,869.59.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

#114       Authorize to amend a sole source agreement with Manchester Housing and Redevelopment Authority, Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #347), to provide Congregate Housing services, by increasing the amount by $11,382.49 from $178,180 to $189,562.49.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

#115       Authorize to amend a sole source agreement with Manchester Housing and Redevelopment Authority, Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #349), to provide Congregate Housing services, by increasing the amount by $20,593.27 from $322,364 to $342,957.27.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

#116       Authorize to amend a sole source agreement with Manchester Housing and Redevelopment Authority, Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #348), to provide Congregate Housing services, by increasing the amount by $6,963.53 from $109,006 to $115,969.53.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009.  100% General Funds.  

 

#117       Authorize to amend an agreement with Community Action Program Belknap and Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-27-07, item #299), to provide nutrition and transportation services and a sole source amendment for Senior Companion services, by increasing the amount by $226,155.91 from $3,013,734.54 to $3,239,890.45.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009.  40% General, 60% Federal Funds. 

 

#118       Authorize to amend an agreement with Greater Wakefield Resource Center Inc., Union, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #353), to provide nutrition services, by increasing the amount by $1,856 from $28,864 to $30,720.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009.  33% General, 67% Federal Funds. 

 

#119       Authorize to amend an agreement with Somersworth Housing Authority, Somersworth, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #312), to provide nutrition services, by increasing the amount by $57,170.91 from $947,700.04 to $1,004,870.95.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009.  40% General, 60% Federal Funds. 

 

#120       Authorize to amend an agreement with Grafton County Senior Citizens Council Inc., Lebanon, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #319), to provide Adult Group Day Care, Homemaker, Nutrition, Transportation, and Adult In Home Care services and a sole source amendment for Retired Senior Volunteer Program, by increasing the amount by $235,353.90 from $2,591,291.90 to $2,826,645.80.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009.  42% General, 58% Federal Funds. 

 

#121       Authorize to amend an agreement with Tri-County Community Action Program Inc., Berlin, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #315), to provide Adult Group Day Care, Nutrition, and Transportation services, and a sole source amendment for Retired Senior Volunteer Program and a sole source amendment for Retired Senior Volunteer Program, and case management and assessment services by the North Country Alzheimer’s Partnership, by increasing the amount by $136,462.80 from $1,513,852.12 to $1,650,314.92.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009.  37% General, 53% Federal Funds. 

 

#122       Authorize to amend an agreement with Area Agency of Greater Nashua Inc., Nashua, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #354), to provide Adult Group Day Care, by increasing the amount by $99,494.87 from $301,924 to $401,418.87.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009.  48% General, 52% Federal Funds. 

 

#123       Authorize to amend an agreement with Easter Seals NH Inc., Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #324), to provide Adult Group Day Care, by increasing the amount by $82,370.83 from $250,792.08 to $333,162.91.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009.  48% General, 52% Federal Funds. 

 

#124       Authorize to amend an agreement with Lake Sunapee Community Health Services, Loudon, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #299), to provide Homemaker Services, by increasing the amount by $7,606.42 from $101,063.28 to $108,669.70.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009.  38% General, 62% Federal Funds. 

 

#125       Authorize to amend an agreement with Newfound Area Nursing Association, Bristol, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #317), to provide Homemaker and Home Health Aide Services, by increasing the amount by $1,702.32 from $22,599.36 to $24,301.68.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009.  33% General, 67% Federal Funds. 

 

#126       Authorize to amend an agreement with Upper Connecticut Valley Hospital Association, Colebrook, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #298), to provide Homemaker and Home Health Aide Services, by increasing the amount by $5,487.44 from $72,999.76 to $78,487.20.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009.  38% General, 62% Federal Funds. 

 

#127       Authorize to amend an agreement with Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice of VT and NH Inc., White River Junction, VT, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #358), to provide Homemaker and Home Health Aide Services, by increasing the amount by $13,760.42 from $129,325.36 to $143,085.78.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009.  35% General, 65% Federal Funds. 

 

#128       Authorize to amend an agreement with Community Alliance of Human Services Inc., Claremont, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #361), to provide Homemaker and Transportation Services, by increasing the amount by $12,581.79 from $106,183.32 to $118,765.11.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009.  36% General, 64% Federal Funds. 

 

#129       Authorize to amend an agreement with PHA Housing Development, LTD, Portsmouth, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #351), to provide Adult Non-Medical Day Services, by increasing the amount by $68,193.36 from $240,736.08 to $308,929.44.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009.  49% General, 51% Federal Funds. 

 

#130       Authorize to amend an agreement with Holiday Center Inc., Berlin, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #303), to provide Adult Non-Medical Day Services and Transportation services, by increasing the amount by $65,465.91 from $235,623.52 to $301,089.43.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009.  48% General, 52% Federal Funds. 

 

#131       Authorize to amend an agreement with The Homemakers Health Services, Rochester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #329), to provide Adult Group Day Care, Homemaker, Adult In Home Care, and Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Respite Care services, by increasing the amount by $184,002.78 from $2,139,974.50 to $2,323,977.28.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009.  54% General, 46% Federal Funds. 

 

#132       Authorize to amend an agreement with Carroll County Health and Home Care Services, Chocorua, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #332), to provide Homemaker, Adult In Home Care, Home Health Aide and Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Respite Care services, by increasing the amount by $58,613.37 from $826,711.02 to $885,324.39.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009.  50% General, 50% Federal Funds. 

 

#133       Authorize to amend an agreement with North Country Home Health and Hospice Agency Inc., Littleton, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #333), to provide Homemaker, Adult In Home Care, Home Health Aide and Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Respite Care services, by increasing the amount by $21,550.42 from $250,442.48 to $271,992.90.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009.  53% General, 47% Federal Funds. 

 

#134       Authorize to amend an agreement with Weeks Medical Center, Lancaster, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #331), to provide Homemaker, Adult In Home Care, Home Health Aide and Counseling services, by increasing the amount by $15,523.12 from $162,899.84 to $178,422.96.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009.  36% General, 64% Federal Funds. 

 

#135       Authorize to amend an agreement with Area Homecare & Family Services Inc., Portsmouth, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #328), to provide Homemaker, Adult In Home Care and Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Respite Care services, by increasing the amount by $268,976.79 from $3,032,118.64 to $3,301,095.43.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009.  55% General, 45% Federal Funds. 

 

#136       Authorize to amend an agreement with Community Health and Hospice Inc., Laconia, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #295), to provide Homemaker, Adult In Home Care and Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Respite Care services, by increasing the amount by $85,724.15 from $1,212,722.32 to $1,298,446.47.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009.  54% General, 46% Federal Funds. 

 

#137       Authorize to amend an agreement with VNA at HCS Inc., Keene, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #360), to provide Homemaker, Nutrition, Adult In Home Care, Transportation, Adult Group Day Care and Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Respite Care services, by increasing the amount by $252,119.85 from $3,476,283.88 to $3,728,403.73.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009.  48% General, 52% Federal Funds. 

 

#138       Authorize to amend an agreement with Concord Regional Visiting Nurse Association Inc., Concord, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #359), to provide Homemaker, Adult In Home Care and Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Respite Care services, by increasing the amount by $29,130.62 from $420,336.96 to $449,467.58.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009.  56% General, 44% Federal Funds. 

 

#139       Authorize to amend an agreement with Rochester District Visiting Nurse Association, Rochester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #318), to provide Homemaker, Adult In Home Care and Health Screening services, by increasing the amount by $18,794.79 from $337,831.38 to $356,626.17.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009.  52% General, 48% Federal Funds. 

 

#140       Authorize to amend an agreement with Valley Regional Hospital Inc., Newport, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #297), to provide Adult Group Day Care, Homemaker, Adult In Home Care, Home Health Aide and Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Respite Care services, by increasing the amount by $53,431.84 from $741,718.22 to $795,150.06.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009.  52% General, 48% Federal Funds. 

 

#141       Authorize to amend an agreement with VNA Home Health and Hospice Services Inc., Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #301), to provide Homemaker and Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Respite Care services, by increasing the amount by $2,686.64 from $70,486.98 to $73,173.62.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009.  97% General, 3% Federal Funds. 

 

#142       Authorize to amend an agreement with Easter Seals NH Inc., Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-25-03, item #368, amended on 9-3-03, item #117, amended on 6-22-05, item #188, amended on 12-7-05, item #83, amended on 12-12-06, item #139, amended on 6-13-07, item #339), acting as fiscal agent to ServiceLink Resource Center of Hillsborough County, to provide a cost of living increase for information and referral and assessment and counseling services, and to provide an additional long term care counselor, one and a half additional informational and referral staff, by increasing the amount by $196,984.65 from $1,541,965.35 to $1,738,950.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009.  52% Federal, 48% General Funds. 

 

#143       Authorize to amend an agreement with Carroll County Health & Home Care Services, Chocorua, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-25-03, item #356, amended on 9-3-03, item #115, amended on 6-22-05, item #192, amended on 12-7-05, item #85, amended on 12-12-06, item #134, amended on 6-13-07, item #340), acting as fiscal agent to ServiceLink Resource Center of Carroll County, to provide a cost of living increase for information and referral and assessment and counseling services, by increasing the amount by $8,060.08 from $863,521.40 to $871,581.48.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009.  29% Federal, 71% General Funds. 

 

#144       Authorize to amend an agreement with Strafford Network, Rochester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-25-03, item #357, amended on 9-3-03, item #119, amended on 10-6-04, item #41A, amended on 6-22-05, item #357, amended on 12-7-05, item #78, amended on 12-12-06, item #130, amended on 6-13-07, item #342), to provide a cost of living increase for information and referral and assessment and counseling services, and to provide additional information and referral staff, and State Health Insurance Assistance Program services provided by the ServiceLink Resource Center of Strafford County, by increasing the amount by $45,490.37 from $1,145,271.40 to $1,190,761.77.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009.  39% Federal, 61% General Funds. 

 

#145       Authorize to amend an agreement with Southwestern Community Services Inc., Keene, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-25-03, item #371, amended on 9-3-03, item #116, amended on 6-22-05, item #189, amended on 12-7-05, item #86, amended on 12-12-06, item #131, amended on 6-13-07, item #345), acting as fiscal agent to ServiceLink Resource Center of Sullivan County, to provide a cost of living increase for information and referral and assessment and counseling services, and to support Family Caregiver services, by increasing the amount by $18,060.08 from $853,521.40 to $871,581.48.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009.  68% Federal, 32% General Funds. 

 

#146       Authorize to amend an agreement with Monadnock Collaborative, Keene, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-25-03, item #379, amended on 9-3-03, item #110, amended on 6-22-05, item #196, amended on 12-7-05, item #84 amended on 12-12-06, item #135, amended on 6-13-07, item #341), acting as fiscal agent to ServiceLink Resource Center of the Monadnock Region, to provide a cost of living increase for information and referral and assessment and counseling services, and to provide a additional information and referral staff, by increasing the amount by $39,274.37 from $886,021.40 to $925,295.77.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009.  31% Federal, 69% General Funds. 

 

#147       Authorize to amend an agreement with Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-25-03, item #369, amended on 9-3-03, item #118, amended on 6-22-05, item #87, amended on 12-7-05, item #80 amended on 12-12-06, item #133, amended on 6-13-07, item #338), acting as fiscal agent to ServiceLink Resource Center of Merrimack County, to provide a cost of living increase for information and referral and assessment and counseling services, and to provide a additional information and referral staff, by increasing the amount by $73,860.30 from $892,021.40 to $865,881.70.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009.  3% Federal, 97% General Funds. 

 

#148       Authorize to amend an agreement with Crotched Mountain Community Care Inc., Portsmouth, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-25-03, item #365, amended on 9-3-03, item #114, amended on 6-22-05, item #90, amended on 12-7-05, item #87 amended on 12-12-06, item #132, amended on 6-13-07, item #346), acting as fiscal agent to ServiceLink Resource Center of Rockingham County, to provide a cost of living increase for information and referral and assessment and counseling services, and to provide a additional information and referral staff, and to support Family Caregiver services, by increasing the amount by $95,992.04 from $1,317,914.66 to $1,413,906.70.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009.  27% Federal, 73% General Funds. 

 

#149       Authorize to amend an agreement with Grafton County Senior Citizen’s Council Inc., Lebanon, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-25-03, item #370, amended on 9-3-03, item #112, amended on 6-22-05, item #195, amended on 12-7-05, item #79 amended on 12-12-06, item #137, amended on 6-13-07, item #337), acting as fiscal agent to ServiceLink Resource Center of Grafton County, to provide a cost of living increase for information and referral and assessment and counseling services, and to support Family Caregiver services, by increasing the amount by $31,632.95 from $1,162,822.08 to $1,194,455.03.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009.  58% Federal, 42% General Funds. 

 

#150       Authorize to amend an agreement with NH Association for the Blind, Concord, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #325), to provide Low Vision services, by increasing the amount by $2,546.19 from $39,870 to $42,416.19.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009.  67% Federal, 33% General Funds. 

 

#151       Authorize to amend an agreement with Northeast Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Inc., Concord, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-27-07, item #303), to provide Communication Access services, Hearing Assistance Technology Orientation services and processing of DHHS interpreter invoices, by increasing the amount by $17,700 from $226,000 to $243,700.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009.  20% Federal, 80% General Funds. 

 

#152       Authorize to amend a sole source agreement with Monadnock Family Services, Keene, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #327), to provide Retired Senior Volunteer Program services, by increasing the amount by $2,074.87 from $32,479.72 to $34,554.59.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

#153       Authorize to amend a sole source agreement with Crotched Mountain Community Care Inc., Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #323), to provide Foster Grandparent services, by increasing the amount by $4,568.69 from $71,517.68 to $76,086.37.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

#154       Authorize to amend a sole source agreement with The Friends Program Inc., Concord, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #335), to provide Foster Grandparent and Retired Senior Volunteer Program services, by increasing the amount by $9,458.05 from $148,055 to $157,513.05.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                Tobey School

#155       Authorize to accept and expend agency income in the amount of $279,604 for renovations of space at the Thayer Building for use by the Tobey School.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

                                Glencliff Home

#156       Authorize to accept a monetary donation from Margaret Hurll, Madison, NH, in the amount of $100.

 

#157       Authorize to accept a monetary donation from Cohase Lions Club, Woodsville, NH, in the amount of $200.

 

#158       Authorize to accept a monetary donation from Haverhill Women’s Fellowship, North Haverhill, NH, in the amount of $100.

 

                                New Hampshire Hospital

#159       Authorize to amend the Consultant List (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #420, amended on 9-19-07, item #82, amended on 10-17-07, item #102), by adding X-Ray Professional Association, Concord, NH, to provide x-ray reading services at $125 per day, three days per week.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  66% General, 33% Federal, 1% Other Funds. 

 

#160       Authorize to reclassify position #30905 Clerk IV, salary grade 12, to Utilization Review Coordinator, salary grade 20.  32% Federal, 68% General Funds. 

 

#161       Authorize to reclassify position #18620 Mental Health Worker III, salary grade 13 to Nurse Specialist, salary grade 25.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE VETERANS HOME

#162       Authorize to reclassify position #43231 Social Worker II, labor grade 18 to a Program Planner II, labor grade 21 in the amount of $4,222.40.  30% Federal, 43% Agency, 27% General Funds. 

 

                                POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION COMMISSION

#163       Authorize to award a $5,000 grant to Daniel Webster College for the purpose of granting scholarships to NH residents who have completed their freshman year and who will be selected for scholarships by the college on the basis of financial need or merit.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  100% General Funds. 

 

#164       Authorize to award a $13,000 grant to Saint Anselm College for the purpose of granting scholarships to NH residents who have completed their freshman year and who will be selected for scholarships by the college on the basis of financial need or merit.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  100% General Funds. 

 

#165       Authorize to award a $6,000 grant to New England College for the purpose of granting scholarships to NH residents who have completed their freshman year and who will be selected for scholarships by the college on the basis of financial need or merit.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                POLICE STANDARDS & TRAINING COUNCIL

#166       Authorize to amend a grant from the NH Department of Safety (previously approved by G&C on 9-19-07, item #93), to create and provide homeland defense training to NH law enforcement officers, including training on chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear threats in order to better protect the citizens of NH, by extending the end date from June 30, 2008 to June 30, 3009.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

#167       Authorize to reclassify position #16952, Data Control Clerk III, salary grade 12 ($24,297) to Program Assistant II, salary grade 15 ($27,222).  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#168       Authorize to enter into a contract with University of NH, Manchester, NH, to provide technical assistance in preparing future leaders in NH mathematics education and build a teacher network through professional development; Leaders in Mathematics Education, in an amount not to exceed $56,918.54.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  (2)Further authorize payment for services rendered and approved on the basis of invoices which are supported by a summary of activities that have taken place in accordance with the terms of the contract, along with a detailed listing of expenses incurred in lieu of withholding 25% of the total value of the contract.  (3)Further authorize to exercise a renewal option on this contract for up to two additional fiscal years, subject to the contractor’s acceptable performance of the terms therein and pending legislative approval of the next biennium budget.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#169       Authorize to grant funds to Rivier College, Nashua, NH, to develop a Cadre of Teacher Leaders of Elementary and Middle School Science in an amount not to exceed $102,706.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  (2)Further authorize to exercise a renewal option on this grant for up to two additional fiscal years.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#170       Authorize to enter into a contract with Northeast Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Inc., Concord, NH, to provide job coaching services in an amount not to exceed $120,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2009.  (2)Further authorize to make advanced quarterly payments in the amount of $15,000 for the first quarter and the following quarters based on an itemized estimate of expenditures for the coming quarter for services to be provided under the terms of the contract.  (3)Further authorize payment for services rendered and approved in lieu of withholding 25% of the total value of the contract.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY

#171       Authorize Division of State Police to accept and expend $64,430 of federal pass-through funds from the NH Department of Justice for the purpose of reimbursing the cost for upgrading existing equipment and continuing training requirements needed by the Forensic Lab.  (2)Further authorize to establish consultant positions for the purpose of providing training and continuing education requirements to the analysts who work primarily in the Controlled Drug and Toxicology section of the State Forensic Lab   Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2008.  100% Transfers from other agencies.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#172       Authorize Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to accept and expend additional Hazard Mitigation Grant Program funds from the Federal Emergency Management Agency in the amount of $79,114.  (2)Further authorize to award funds to the sub-grantees as detailed in letter dated November 16, 2007, for a total amount of $77,562 for implementation of projects identified through the evaluation of natural hazards.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2008.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#173       Authorize Division of State Police to retroactively amend a grant received from the NH Department of Justice, (previously approved by G&C on 1-11-06, item #74, amended on 2-7-07, item #103, amended on 9-19-07, item #101), for the purpose of conducting an annual maintenance review of lab protocols and procedures, by extending the end date to September 30, 2008.  100% Transfers from other agencies.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#174       Authorize to transfer grant funds in the amount of $437,458.90 within a federal grant entitled FY 2007 Homeland Security Grant Program, from the US Department of Homeland Security, Preparedness Directorate, Office of Grants and Training, to allow for full utilization of grant funds as approved by DHS for costs related to preparedness activities associated with implementing the State Homeland Security Strategy.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#175       Authorize to eliminate open position #10364 and create in its place three Secretary II LG 9 positions in the Bureau of Hearings.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  86% Highway, 14% Agency Income Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#176       Authorize the Commissioner to create a Bureau of Driver and Vehicle Regulation in the Division of State Police and to transfer from the Division of Motor Vehicles to the Bureau of Driver and Vehicle Regulation in the Division of State Police personnel, budgeted revenues, expenditures, grant funds and equipment as detailed in letter dated December 31, 2007.  (2)Further authorize, subject to approval above, ratify the December 7, 2007 action of the Director of the Division of Personnel reclassifying while preserving the base annual salaries of the Highway Patrol and Enforcement Officer positions of various ranks within the Division of Motor Vehicles to the newly created Regulatory Trooper positions.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#177       Authorize to accept and place on file the Biennial Report for the period of July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006 and July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007.

 

#178       Authorize Division of Motor Vehicles to enter into a contract with Marquis ID Systems Inc., Fort Wayne, IN, to provide driver licenses, non-driver identification cards, special identification cards and badges for an amount not to exceed $4,834,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 15, 2013.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#179       Authorize Division of Motor Vehicles to enter into a retroactive, sole source contract with TreMac Development, LLC, Keene, to provide parking area space for the Motorcycle Rider Training Program for an amount not to exceed $7,000.  Effective November 1, 2007 through December 31, 2008.  100% Agency Income Funds. 

 

#180       Authorize Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to retroactively pay a total of $438.57 from SFY 2008 funds for an SFY 2007 increment to Ronald Francoeur.  Effective upon G&C approval.  30% Federal, 11% Fire & EMS, 59% Private & Local Funds. 

 

#181       Authorize Division of Safety Services to retroactively pay a total of $171.45 from SFY 2008 funds for an SFY 2007 increment due Rachel Young.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#182       Authorize Division of State Police to accept and expend a $20,400 grant from the NH Highway Safety Agency entitled “NH State Police Laser Radars” for the purpose of purchasing six (6) Laser Radar units.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 15, 2008.  100% Transfers from other agencies. 

 

#183       Authorize Division of Safety Services to retroactively pay annual membership dues of $6,000 to the National Association of State Boating law Administrators Inc., Lexington, KY.  Effective October 1, 2007 through September 30, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#184       Authorize Division of Fire Standards & Training and Emergency Medical Services to enter into a sole source agreement with the National Board on Fire Service Professional Qualifications, Quincy, MA, to provide accreditation for the Division’s certified training program in the amount of $11,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  100% Fire and EMS Funds. 

 

#185       Authorize Division of State Police to reclassify position #10788 from a Data Control Clerk II, labor grade 12 to a Program Assistant II, labor grade 15 in the National Crime Information Center Unit of the Support Services Bureau.  Effective upon G&C approval.  81% Highway, 19% Turnpike Funds. 

 

#186       Authorize Division of State Police to retroactively pay a total of $10,840.22 from SFY 2008 funds for an SFY 2006 obligation in the amount of $5,021.80 for wages and $821.06 for benefits and an SFY 2007 obligation in the amount of $4,295.11 for wages and $702.25 for benefits to Ronald Taylor, for military differential pay per Executive Order 2005-05.  Effective upon G&C approval.  81% Highway, 19% Turnpike Funds. 

 

#187       Authorize Division of Motor Vehicles to retroactively amend a federal grant received from the US Department of Transportation National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in the amount of $42,016.76 (previously approved by G&C on 5-16-07, item #148), for the purpose of collecting and reporting of fatal accident information in the state, by extending the end date of December 31, 2007 to January 31, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#188       Authorize the application permit of Boulevard Commons located on Lake Winnipesaukee in Laconia, NH, for a congregate mooring field renewal of 4 moorings, plus an additional 5 moorings, for a total of 9 moorings.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

#189       Authorize to retroactively amend a contract with Central NH Regional Planning Commission, Concord, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 11-15-06, item #159), for the US Route 3 Corridor Study project, by extending the completion date from September 30, 2007 to January 31, 2008. 

 

#190       Authorize to enter into an agreement with Edwards and Kelcey Inc., Manchester, NH, to assist the Bureau of Aeronautics by providing on-call aviation planning, engineering, and technical support services for various aviation projects at the Skyhaven Airport, Rochester, NH, in the amount of $750,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2012.  95% Federal, 5% General Funds. 

 

#191       Authorize to enter into a contract with Mark Perry, Rochester, NH, for snow removal and equipment servicing in an amount not to exceed $10,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

#192       Authorize to retroactively amend a contract with HNTB Corporation, Boston, MA, (previously approved by G&C on 1-10-07, item #108), to complete final design and interim mechanical inspections for the rehabilitation of the Memorial Bridge between the City of Portsmouth, NH, and the Town of Kittery, ME, by extending the completion from January 10, 2008 to June 30, 2008.

 

#193       Authorize to retroactively amend a contract with Strafford Regional Planning Commission, Dover, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 11-15-06, item #158, amended on 10-3-07, item #89), to carry out eligible planning activities, by extending the completion date from November 30, 2007 to March 30, 2008.  80% Federal, 20% Highway Funds. 

 

#194       Authorize to accept and place on file the Monthly Equipment Acquisition Plan status report for the period ending November 30, 2007.

 

#195       Authorize to continue membership and participation with the International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association, Washington DC, by paying retroactive annual membership dues in the amount of $19,146 for Calendar Year 2008.  100% Turnpike Funds. 

 

#196       Authorize to enter into a contract with Reilly Electrical Contractors Inc., d/b/a Relco Electric, North Hampton, NH for Electrical Services at the Bureau of Traffic, Concord, NH in the amount of $20,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#197       Authorize Bureau of Construction to amend a contract with R.S. Audley Inc., Bow, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 2-9-05, item #97), for reconstruction and widening of Candia Road, from I-93 to the Massabesic Traffic Circle in Manchester, by increasing the amount by $900,000 from $8,760,392.41 to $9,660,392.41.  80% Federal, 20% City of Manchester Funds. 

 

#198       Authorize Bureau of Construction to amend a sole source contract with Gove Construction Services Inc., Portsmouth, NH (previously approved by G&C on 5-2-07, item #142), for additional work associated with reconstructing the intersection of Sagamore Road/Elwym Road/Pioneer Road, also known as Foye’s Corner, by increasing the amount by $150,000 from $871,454.60 to $1,021,454.60.  100% Betterment Funds. 

 

#199       Authorize Bureau of Highway Maintenance, Well Section, to amend a contract with Skillings & Sons Inc., Hollis, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 9-5-07, item #98), for completion of a contract to replace the water supply on the property of David Vachon, Candia, NH,, by increasing the amount by $907 from $20,485 to $21,392.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#200       Authorize Bureau of Highway Design to retroactively amend a contract with Clough Harbour & Associates LLP, Keene, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 3-22-00, item #159), for the preliminary design for the replacement of the Seawalls Falls Road bridge in the City of Concord, by extending the completion date from December 31, 2007 to December 31, 2008.

 

#201       Authorize Bureau of Highway Design to retroactively amend a contract with Parsons Transportation Group, Concord, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 8-13-03, item #179), for the final design of the Conway Bypass project in the Towns of Madison, Conway and Bartlett, by extending the completion date from December 31, 2007 to December 31, 2008. 

 

#202       Authorize Bureau of Highway Design to retroactively amend a contract with McFarland-Johnson Incorporated, Concord, NH, and Binghamton, NY (previously approved by G&C on 2-5-03, item #154), for addressing transportation needs along the I-93 corridor in the Town of Bow and the City of Concord, by extending the completion date from December 31, 2007 to April 4, 2008.

 

#203       Authorize Bureau of Right of Way to pay various owners $1,670,728.78 as documented in the Contemplated Awards List for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from November 17, 2007 through December 21, 2007. 

 

#204       Authorize Bureau of Right of Way to release a Slope Easement in the Town of North Hampton to Carol A. Stover at no cost to either party.

 

#205       Authorize Bureau of Right of Way to release a Utility Easement in the Town of Newington to Granite State Gas Transmission Inc., at no cost to either party.

 

#206       Authorize Bureau of Right of Way to transfer a parcel of State owned land located in Milford to The Eber and Trudy Currier Family Trust in exchange for the transfer of a parcel of land owned by The Eber and Trudy Currier Family Trust to the State of NH.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#207       Authorize Bureau of Environment to enter into a sole source contract with Keeping Track Inc., Huntington, VT, for “Highways and Habitats” training, a course on wildlife and habitat identification and assessment of the impacts of transportation on wildlife in the amount of $14,730.  Effective January 22, 2008 through June 30, 2008.  80% Federal, 20% Highway Funds. 

 

#208       Authorize Bureau of Environment to retroactively amend an agreement with University of MA, Amherst, MA, (previously approved by G&C on 1-11-06, item #90), for cultural resource investigations (archaeological related) for transportation project purposes, by extending the completion date to March 28, 2008 from January 11, 2008.

 

#209       Authorize Bureau of Aeronautics to retroactively amend a contract With Edwards and Kelcey Inc., Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 1-9-02, item #102), for on-call engineering and planning services for the Skyhaven Airport, Rochester, NH, by extending the completion date of November 26, 2007 to January 1, 2009.

 

#210       Authorize Bureau of Planning and Community Assistance to enter into a Cooperative Project Agreement with the University of NH, Civil Engineering Department, Durham, NH, for the continuation of the Local Technical Assistance Program for a fee not to exceed $862,275.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2009. 

 

#211       Authorize Bureau of Planning and Community Assistance to enter into agreements with the municipalities of Peterborough, Portsmouth, Salem and Swanzey delineating duties and responsibilities of both the State and the municipalities in providing funding and services necessary for completing a total of 4 projects involving Class I, II, IV and V (Municipally-maintained) Highways through the municipal-managed process.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  80% Federal, 20% Local Match Funds. 

 

#212       Authorize Bureau of Planning and Community Assistance to enter into agreement with the Town of Bedford delineating duties and responsibilities of both the State and the municipality in providing funding and services necessary for completing the project involving NH Route 101 a Class I Highway.  Effective upon G&C approval.  80% Federal, 20% being split funded with State funds and local funds. 

 

#213       Authorize Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with North Star Painting Company Inc., Youngstown, OH, on the basis of a low bid of $2,617,767.50 for contract repainting of the state-woned steel truss bridge (the Union Bridge) carrying US Rte. 3 over the NH Railroad and Pemigewasset River Location between the Towns of Ashland and Bridgewater.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 17, 2008.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $183,243.73 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction of the project.  80% Federal, 20% Highway Funds. 

 

#214       Authorize Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into an operating agreement with Boston Express Bus Inc., Concord, NH, to provide intercity bus service between Manchester, Londonderry, Salem and Boston-South Station and to manage and operate bus terminals and associated facilities at Exits 5, 4 and 2 of Interstate 93 in an amount not to exceed $4,894,613.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2018.  80% Federal, 20% Highway Funds. 

 

#215       Authorize Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into a retroactive agreement with Community Action Program/Belknap-Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH, for trolley transportation services for the general public for an amount not to exceed $394,588.  Effective January 1, 2008 through December 31, 2010.  80% Federal, 20% General Funds. 

 

#216       Authorize Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into a retroactive lease agreement with Rodgers Ski & Sport, Lincoln, NH, for a parcel of land on the State-owned Concord to Lincoln Railroad Line in Lincoln for $1,500 per year and a one-time administrative fee of $1,100.  Effective July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2012. 

 

#217       Authorize Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into a retroactive lease agreement with Breakwater Condominium Association, Merrimack, NH, for a parcel of land with a private pedestrian crossing in the amount of $1,925.  Effective January 1, 2008 through December 31, 2008. 

 

#218       Authorize Bureau of Rail & Transit to amend a contract with Advance Transit Inc., Wilder, VT (previously approved by G&C on 11-15-06, item #170C), providing coordinated public transportation services for the general public and elderly and disabled citizens in the Upper Valley region of NH and VT, by extending the completion date to December 31, 2008 from December 31, 2007.  89% Federal, 11% General Funds. 

 

#219       Authorize Bureau of Finance and Contracts to pay Small Claims for individual amounts less than $600.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2008.  100% Highway Funds. 

#220                                                                       TUITION REQUESTS

A.         EDUCATION – Request permission to pay New England College, Henniker, NH, the sum of $1,263.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Lillian Emerson, Grants & Contracts Technician, in the course entitled “Organizational Management and Leadership”.

B.         EDUCATION – Request permission to pay NH CCS – Concord, NH, the sum of $567.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Jean Hillier, Vocational Rehabilitation Supervisor, in the course entitled “American Sign Language for Beginners”.

C.         EDUCATION – Request permission to pay NH CCS – Concord, NH, the sum of $567.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Patricia Skidmore, Disability Adjudicator, in the course entitled “Basic Pathophysiology”.

D.         HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES – Children, Youth & Families – Request permission to pay Springfield College, Manchester, NH, the sum of $908.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Michael Donati, Supervisor IV, in the course entitled “Building Multicultural Organizations and Communities”.

E.         HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES – Children, Youth & Families – Request permission to pay Springfield College, Manchester, NH, the sum of $908.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling John Harrington, Program Planner III, in the course entitled “Building Multicultural Organizations and Communities”.

F.         HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES – Children, Youth & Families – Request permission to pay University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, the sum of $2,844.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Betty Keegan, Child Protective Services Worker, in the courses entitled “Research Methods in Social Work” and “Introduction to Addiction”.

G.        HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES – Children, Youth & Families – Request permission to pay Springfield College, Manchester, NH, the sum of $4,086.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Kendra McCauley, Child Protective Services Worker, in the courses entitled “Project Phase III”, “Building Multicultural Organizations and Communities”, “Fiscal Management” and “Staffing and Supervision”.

H.         HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES – Family Assistance – Request permission to pay Springfield College, Springfield, MA, the sum of $5,033.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling M. Patrick McGowan, Program Specialist II, in the courses entitled “Program Evaluation”, “Project III” and “Fiscal Management”.

I.          HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES – Juvenile Justice – Request permission to pay Rivier College, Nashua, NH, the sum of $1,300.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Eric Artus, Teacher I, in the course entitled “Community Service Internship”.

J.         HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES – Medicaid Business & Policy – Request permission to pay University of New Hampshire, Manchester, NH, the sum of $1,548.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling MaryGaye Grizwin, Administrator III, in the course entitled “Biostatistics”.

K.         HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES – New Hampshire Hospital – Request permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $567.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Peter Burgess, Social Worker III/Complaint Investigator, in the course entitled “Introduction to Psychology”.

L.         HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES – New Hampshire Hospital – Request permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $756.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Cynthia Chapman, Nurse Coordinator, in the course entitled “English Composition”.

M.        HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES – New Hampshire Hospital – Request permission to pay University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, the sum of $804.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Kathleen Cummings, Nurse Specialist, in the on-line course entitled “Nursing and Health Care Policy”.

N.         HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES – New Hampshire Hospital – Request permission to pay New England College, Henniker, NH, the sum of $1,263.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Robert DuPont, Recreational Therapist II, in the course entitled “Managing Projects”.

O.        HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES – New Hampshire Hospital – Request permission to pay University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, the sum of $804.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Anne Marie Durant, Registered Nurse II, in the on-line course entitled “Nursing & Health Care Policy”.

P.         HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES – New Hampshire Hospital – Request permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $525.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Milan Jokic, Mental Health Worker II, in the course entitled “Supervision”.

Q.        HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES – New Hampshire Hospital – Request permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $1,225.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Vjekoslava Jokic, Mental Health Worker III, in the course entitled “English Composition”.

R.         HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES – New Hampshire Hospital – Request permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $1,400.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Junu Kadariya, Mental Health Worker, in the courses entitled “Anatomy and Physiology” and “English Composition”.

S.         HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES – New Hampshire Hospital – Request permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $744.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Snjezana Korasic, Mental Health Worker III, in the course entitled “Mircobiology”.

T.         HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES – New Hampshire Hospital – Request permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $1,556.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Lauren C. Laliotis, Mental Health Worker II, in the course entitled “Mircobiology” and the on-line course entitled “English Composition”.

U.         HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES – New Hampshire Hospital – Request permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $800.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Stewart McPhee, Mental Health Worker II, in the course entitled “Anatomy and Physiology I”.

V.         HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES – New Hampshire Hospital – Request permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $1,556.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Jenna Paquette, Mental Health Worker II, in the courses entitled “Introduction to Biology with Lab” and “Algebra I-Part I”.

W.        HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES – New Hampshire Hospital – Request permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $851.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Lynda S. Ricker, Mental Health Worker III, in the course entitled “Mental Health Practicum”.

X.         HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES – New Hampshire Hospital – Request permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $800.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Maria Tucker, Mental Health Worker II, in the course entitled “Anatomy and Physiology I”.

Y.         HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES – New Hampshire Hospital – Request permission to pay New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $756.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Audrey Wells, Nurse Coordinator, in the course entitled “English Composition”.

Z.         HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES – Public Health Svcs. – Request permission to pay University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, the sum of $1,518.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Mary Ann Cooney, Director, Division of Public Health Services, in the course entitled “Independent Study”.

AA.      HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES – Public Health Svcs. – Request permission to pay Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH, the sum of $2,364.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Jennifer Dutch, Program Assistant III, in the courses entitled “Language, Identity, Memory, Future” and “The Other Side of History”.

BB.      HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES – Public Health Svcs. – Request permission to pay New England College, Henniker, NH, the sum of $2,040.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Stacey Smith, Public Health Nurse Consultant, in the course entitled “Governmental Policy Makers”.

CC.      TRANSPORTATION – Request permission to pay Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH, the sum of $798.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Carol Spottiswood, Accountant III, in the course entitled “Accounting Systems Applications”.

DD.      HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES – Family Assistance - Request permission to pay New Hampshire Community Technical College, Concord, NH, the sum of $1,146.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Margaret Plante, Family Services Specialist II, in the courses entitled “Introductory Math” and “Comprehensive Presentation Methods”.

 

Requested Tuition Total:  $41,297.00

 

 

 

#221                                                                       TRAVEL REQUESTS

A.         TRANSPORTATION  - Request permission for (2) employees, Andrew Hall, Research Engineer, and Daniel John, Engineering Technician or their designees, to travel to Harrisburg, PA, for three days during the period of January 16, 2008 to March 30, 2008 to have calibration performed on a Falling Weight Deflectometer that is needed for a Research Project.  Permission is also requested for a waiver to exceed the 300-mile radius; travel will be by rented van used specifically for this instrument.  Total Cost: $1,070.00. Source of Funds: 80% Federal 20% State.  No Registration Fees.