GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL AGENDA
NEW HAMPSHIRE MUNICIPAL BOND BANK
to accept and place on file the Annual Report for the fiscal year ending
BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY
to hold a Public Hearing with respect to the purchase by the
Business Finance Authority of a loan made by Strafford Economic Development
Corporation to Samco, Inc. located in
OFFICE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
to enter into a contract with CBE Technologies Inc.,
OFFICE OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL
Christopher W. Hurley,
#5 Authorize John J. Coughlin, Mont Vernon, NH, be confirmed to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Army National Guard.
Matthew B. Holloway,
DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES
#7 Authorize to waive the State’s workers’ compensation lien related to Elmer Rule. Liberty Mutual, serving as the State’s insurer of the State Employees’ Workers’ Compensation Program at the time of injury, recommends that a lien waiver be granted for entire amount of $19,733.98.
#8 Authorize a Working Capital Warrant in the amount of $370,000,000 to cover expenditures for the Month of February 2007. (2)Further authorize a Working Capital Warrant reporting expenditures of $557,937,765.91 for the Month of December and recommends the balance of $142,062,234.09.
to enter into a contract with Berry, Dunn, McNeil & Parker, Portland, ME,
for Quality Assurance Services to assist the State with its implementation of
NH FIRST Enterprise Resource Planning project through the three implementation
phases at a cost not to exceed $538,755.
Effective upon G&C approval through
#10 Authorize to accept and place on file the list of agency transfers authorized for Fiscal Year 2007 during the month of December.
#11 Authorize Bureau of Court Facilities to amend a lease agreement with the Town of Newport, NH, for office and courtroom space in Newport, NH, by terminating the current agreement in advance of its expiration date of June 30, 2007, early termination shall be effective January 31, 2007. The total sum to remain unpaid from this agreement is $12,153. 100% Transfer Funds.
Bureau of Court Facilities to enter into a lease agreement with the Town of
Newport, NH, for office and courtroom space in Newport, NH, replacing the current lease which is due to
expire June 30, 2007, for a total cost of $351,108.96. Effective
to enter into a retroactive contract
with the Rowley Insurance Agency for the purpose of providing Commercial
Property, General Liability, and Umbrella insurance coverage for three district
courts (Derry, Franklin and Jaffrey-Peterborough), in the amount of $8,862 and
covers a one year period. Effective
#12B Authorize Bureau of Public Works Design and
Construction to enter into a contract with North Branch Construction Inc.,
Henniker, NH, for HVAC and reproofing of NH Community Technical College –
Pease, Portsmouth, NH for a total price not to exceed $2,990,000. Effective upon G&C
#13 Authorize to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated and the State Treasurer to issue checks in the amount of $17,123.24 to the rightful owners of abandoned or unclaimed funds.
DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE ADMINISTRATION
to retroactively pay the Federation
of Tax Administrators,
#15 Authorize to reclassify position #15952, Clerk IV, labor grade 12 step one ($23,302.50) to Program Assistant III, labor grade 17 step one ($28,528.50) in the Administration Division.
#16 Authorize to reclassify position #18233, Tax Auditor III, labor grade 21 step one ($33,676.50) to Administrator IV, labor grade 33 step one ($57,193.50) in the Administration Division.
DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL RESOURCES
to award a Conservation Number Plate Grant in the amount of $9,280 to the Town
to award a Conservation Number Plate Grant in the amount of $9,707 to the Town
to award a Conservation Number Plate Grant in the amount of $10,000 to the City
to appoint Lauren J. Noether as a Senior Assistant
Attorney General at a salary level of $76,000.
Effective upon G&C approval through
to enter into sub-grants totaling $21,867 with the agencies as detailed in
DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
to retroactively enter into a sole source contract with A. W. Therian Company Inc.,
#23 Authorize to reclassify position #16327 Account Technician, labor grade 12, to a Human Resources Assistant II, labor grade 12.
to enter into a contract with Oliver Weiss, dba Weiss
to pay $780,000 in overtime for permanent personnel services out of salaries
for vacant positions due to pending recruitment for the period of
DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Division of Travel and Tourism to award grants to Joint Promotional Advertising
in the amount of $97,671 for their 2007 out-of-state marketing projects. Effective upon G&C
#27 Authorize Trails Bureau to reclassify position #11456 Secretary II, salary grade 9, to Program Assistant I, salary grade 12. 100% Other Funds.
#28 Authorize Trails Bureau to reclassify position #42035 Equipment Operator, salary grade 12, to Equipment Operator Supervisor, salary grade 14. 100% Other Funds.
#29 Authorize Trails Bureau to accept the donation of two Polaris Ranger 4x4 utility vehicles with roof and windshields, valued at $21,000 from Littleton Motorsports Inc. (3)Further authorize to purchase two 4,000 lbs winches, value of $1,598, from Littleton Motorsports Inc., to be installed on the donated vehicles.
Division of Travel and Tourism to award grants to Joint Promotional Advertising
in the total amount of $10,000 for their 2007 in-state marketing projects. Effective upon G&C
to accept and place on file a detailed analysis of Park Revenue and
NH FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT
to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the Wildlife Management Institute,
Incorporated, a non-profit tax-exempt organization, for the purpose of
publicizing woodcock natural history, population status and conservation
practices through video outreach. Effective upon G&C approval through
DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES
#33 Authorize to retroactively amend a grant agreement with the City of Portsmouth, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 5-14-04, item #41), for the Bartlett Street Stormwater Treatment Device project by extending the completion date to December 31, 2007 from December 31, 2006. 100% Federal Funds.
#34 Authorize to amend a state aid grant to the City of Concord, NH, by increasing the amount by $426,627 from $1,172,053 to $1,598,680 for the water pollution control project. Effective upon G&C approval. 100% General Funds.
to enter into a Loan Agreement with
#36 Authorize James Sanders’ request to remove an existing deteriorated non-conforming tidal dock and replace it with a conforming pier to a ramp to a float, providing two slips, remove existing deteriorated timber seawall and replace it with rip rap installed by cutting back into the bank for shoreline stabilization on property located on the Piscataqua River in Portsmouth.
#37 Authorize Paul Van Slooten’s request to remove a seasonal dock and fill with rock to construct breakwater with a gap at the shoreline, construct two cantilevered piers in a “dog-leg” configuration accessed by two walkways on property located at Barndoor Island on Lake Winnipesaukee in Alton.
#38 Authorize Henry Kuziomko’s request to construct a permanent pier to a ramp to a float, providing two under-sized slips on property located on the Piscataqua River in Dover.
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
Office of the Commissioner
Bureau of Human Resource Management to make a retroactive one-time payment of $6,692.19 to Gary Prescott, a
Mental Health Worker II at
#40 Authorize to reclassify position #40354 Human Resource Assistant I, salary grade 9, to a Payroll Officer I, salary grade 14. 100% General Funds.
Division of Child Support Services
#41 Authorize to retroactively amend a grant with Tri-County Community Action Program Inc., Berlin, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 11-16-05, item #75, amended on 4-19-06, item #65), to continue providing access, visitation and mediation services to parents in Coos, Carroll and Grafton counties to assist them in resolving differences regarding custody, access and visitation issues in a non-adversarial, confidential setting, by extending the period to June 30, 2007 from September 30, 2006.
Office of Homeless, Housing and Transportation Services
to enter into an agreement with Community Services Council of NH,
Bureau of Developmental Services
#43 Authorize to reclassify position #12689, Case Aide, salary grade 14 to a Medical Service Technician, salary grade 17. 50% Federal, 50% General Funds.
Office of Community & Public Health
Office of Minority Health to enter into a sole
source agreement with Community Catalyst Inc.,
to continue a contract with the National Association of State Mental Health
Program Directors Research Institute, Inc.,
to accept non-monetary donations as detailed in letter dated
to accept donations from contributors as detailed in letter dated
Division of Public Health Services
#47A Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Treatment Section, to enter retroactively into an Educational Tuition Agreement with Springfield College, Manchester, NH, so that Ann Marie Young may participate in the courses entitled Program Evaluation, and Current Topics in Human Services Administration during the period of January 6, 2007 through April 14, 2007, and to pay said costs in the amount of $1,776. 100% Other Funds.
Maternal and Child Health Section to establish a list of medical consultants
from a list of specialists, on an as needed basis, related to clinically
significant newborn screening results in an amount not to exceed $27,000. Effective upon G&C
to enter into a contract with Jay McKenna’s Cleaning Inc.,
BOARD OF BARBERING, COSMETOLOGY, AND ESTHETICS
to accept and expend $4,550 in examination fees to cover personnel costs of
administering licensing examinations. Effective upon G&C approval through
NEW HAMPSHIRE VETERANS HOME
to retroactively pay Ramona Blake,
Licensed Practical Nurse II, increment wages that were not processed from
to retroactively pay Angelique
Mosher, Recreational Therapist II, increment wages that were not processed from
POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION COMMISSION
to award a $6,000 grant to
to award a $7,000 grant to the NH Regional Community Technical College System
for the benefit of NH students pursuing approved programs of study in a
workforce shortage area in the State of
to award a $1,000 grant to
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
to enter into a contract with the Quaglia Institute
for Student Aspirations,
to enter into an agreement with Colwell and Salmon Communications Inc.,
NHCTC – Stratham to enter into a retroactive
agreement with Waste Management Inc., Gonic, NH,
for the purpose of weekly rubbish removal in the amount of $18,802.80. Effective upon G&C
DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY
#58 Authorize Division of Motor Vehicles to retroactively reimburse Sylvia Lowe for in-state travel associated with the performance of her duties as CTO II in the month of May 2006. Effective upon G&C approval. 100% Highway Funds.
a grant agreement between, Homeland Security & Emergency Management and
Southwestern Community Services Inc., for recovery activities associated with
the October 2005 floods in the amount of $9,300. Effective upon G&C
a grant agreement between Homeland Security & Emergency Management, and the
communities as detailed in letter
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
#61 Authorize Bureau of Planning and Community Assistance to enter into an agreement with the Town of Milford, delineating duties and responsibilities of both parties for designing, and making improvements to the area known as the “Oval” in Milford, NH, for a project identified in the State’s Ten Year Transportation Improvement Plan as Milford 14492. 80% Federal, 20% Local Match Funds.
Bureau of Human Resources to enter into a sole
source contract with Federal Highway Administration Finance Division,
National Highway Institute, Washington, DC, for training in the amount not to
exceed $107,700. Effective
upon G&C approval through
#63 Authorize Bureau of Right of Way Petition for a hearing to reconstruct NH Route 63 beginning at a point on NH Route 63, approximately 1,300 feet north of NH Route 119/NH Route 63 intersection and continuing northerly along NH Route 63 approximately 2,200 feet to permanently repair this severely damaged section of roadway in the Town of Hinsdale with a suggested budget of $6,204.
Bureau of Right of Way to pay various owners $956,578.14 as documented in the
Contemplated Awards List for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period
#65 Authorize Bureau of Right of Way to sell a 0.23 acre parcel of land, which is improved with a single family residence on 10 Clairmoor Drive in Nashua to Douglas Chaput and Melanie Chaput both of Nashua for $230,100 plus a $1,100 Administrative Fee. (2)Further authorize to compensate Topsell Realty LLC, from the proceeds of the subject sale, in the amount of $4,624 for real estate services. Effective upon G&C approval.
#66 Authorize Bureau of Rail & Transit to grant an easement to the Loon Mountain Recreation Corporation approximately 32,000 square feet in size for an underground sewer interceptor line and appurtenances on the State-owned Concord to Lincoln railroad corridor in the Town of Lincoln for $7,200 and a one-time administrative fee of $1,100.
#67 Authorize Bureau of Bridge Design to retroactively amend a contract with Stantec Consulting Services Inc., South Burlington, VT, to complete the design services of the rehabilitation project on the F.E. Everett Turnpike NH & SB bridge over the Souhegan River in Merrimack, NH, by extending the end date from July 28, 2006 to December 28, 2007. Effective upon G&C approval.
Bureau of Highway Design to enter into an agreement with the Town of
#69 Authorize Bureau of Highway Design to amend a contract with McFarland-Johnson, Incorporated, Concord, NH, and Binghamton, NY, for the final design of the Manchester Airport Access Road in the Towns of Bedford, Londonderry and Merrimack and the City of Manchester by increasing the fee by $422,786.32 from $7,310,878 to $7,733,664.32 for additional design services that were not included in the original scope of work. 80% Federal, 20% Highway Funds.
Bureau of Turnpikes to enter into a contract with Waste Management of NH, Inc.,
Hampton, NH, for acceptance of rubbish delivered by Bureau of Turnpikes
vehicles in the amount of $29,400. Effective upon G&C approval through
Requested Tuition Total : $8,900.00