GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL AGENDA

                                                                                                State House, Concord, New Hampshire

                                                                                                January 27, 2010, 10:00 a.m.

 

 

                                COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY

#1           Authorize to amend a grant with the County of Grafton, North Haverhill, NH,  (previously approved by G&C on 8-13-08, item #4), for developing 25 units of affordable housing, by transferring $480,000 from the acquisition line to the residential rehabilitation line item, and by extending the end date from June 30, 2010 to June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#2           Authorize to enter into an agreement with the City of Nashua, NH, for the purpose of establishing financing mechanisms for purchase and redevelopment of foreclosed upon homes and residential properties; purchasing and rehabilitating homes and residential properties that have been abandoned or foreclosed upon, in order to sell, rent, or redevelop such homes and properties; demolishing blighted structures; and redeveloping demolished or vacant properties in the amount of $1,500,000.  Effective upon G&C approval hrough March 9, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#3           Authorize to award a grant to the Town of Enfield, NH, for the purpose of assisting Celdara Medical LLC, with a business expansion activity in the amount of $180,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                OFFICE OF ENERGY AND PLANNING

#3A        Authorize to enter into a sole source Cooperative Project Agreement with the University System of NH acting through the University of NH, Durham, NH, for work to be accomplished as part of the ARRA – Innovative Initiatives Program in the amount of $750,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 30, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

#4           Authorize to reclassify position #14251 Supervisor of Computer Operations, labor grade 19 ($34,866) to Technical Support Specialist II, labor grade 21 ($37,849.50).  100% Liquor Funds. 

 

                                OFFICE OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL

#5           Authorize Craig E. Bennett, Dupage, IL, be nominated for promotion to the rank of Brigadier General, NH Army National Guard.  This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, and professionally qualified. 

 

#6           Authorize Raymond R. Valas, Bow, NH, be nominated for promotion to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Army National Guard.  This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, and professionally qualified. 

 

#7           Authorize Brian D. Fernandes, Manchester, NH, be nominated for promotion to the rank of Major, NH Army National Guard.  This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, and professionally qualified. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

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

 

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

 

#10         Authorize Bureau of General Services – Telecommunications, to amend a contract with Fiber Technologies Networks LLC, Rochester, NY (previously amended by G&C on 5-18-05, item #12), for leased dark fiber facilities for the amount of $72,000.  Effective August 1, 2010 through July 30, 2012.  100% Revolving Funds. 

#11         Authorize Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Dec-Tam Corporation, No. Reading, MA, for the abatement and interior demolition of the Hillsborough County Courthouse North, Manchester, NH, for a total price not to exceed $938,626.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $93,000 for unanticipated expenses, bringing the total to $1,031,626.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 1, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

#12         Authorize Telecommunications to amend a contract with G4 Communications of Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-25-08, item #55), to include data circuits to interface with their legacy data equipment reducing the cost of network implementation at no additional cost to the State.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 24, 2013.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE ADMINISTRATION

#12A      Authorize request to place Ms. Melinda Cyr in unclassified position #9U431, Audit Team Leader (Tax Policy Analyst) Group II, maximum step ($78,467) from unclassified position #9U152, Field Audit Leader, Group DD, Step 5 ($74,060).  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                STATE TREASURY

#13         Authorize to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated in the amount of $73,359, and to issue checks in the amount of $73,358.02 to the rightful owners of abandoned or unclaimed funds.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL RESOURCES

#14         Authorize Division of the Arts to enter into a contract with Emile Birch d/b/a Silver Birch Design Associates, Canaan, NH, for the repairs to various artwork purchased by the State Art Fund in the amount of $10,250.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Conservation Plate Funds. 

 

#15         Authorize State Library to award a Conservation Number Plate Grant in the amount of $5,189 to Dover Public Library, for preservation microfilming of historically significant NH newspapers.  100% Conservation Plate Funds. 

 

                                NH DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, MARKETS & FOOD

#16         Authorize to accept and expend additional funds totaling $229,319.98 received from the US Department of Agriculture Agricultural Marketing Service to conduct programs benefitting NH Specialty Crops.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

                                ATTORNEY GENERAL

#17         Authorize to conduct a daylong summit entitled “2010 Drug Summit” scheduled for March 30, 2010 to be held at Nonni’s CHI LLC, Concord, NH, at a cost not to exceed $9,538 to address the unique issues and challenges faced in responding to prescription drug abuse in NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2010.  33% Agency Income, 67% Federal Funds.  (2)Further authorize to accept and expend registration fees for the “2010 Drug Summit” in the amount of $25 from each of an estimated 125 attendees, for a total amount not to exceed $3,125, to help defray the cost of the training and facility expenses.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2010.  100% Agency Income.  (3)Further authorize to enter into an agreement with Nonni’s CHI LLC, for the purpose of providing necessary conference facilities and food services for the summit in an amount not to exceed $8,538.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2010.  37% Agency, 63% Federal Funds. 

 

#17A      Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with the NH Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors Association d/b/a NH Training Institute on Addictive Disorders, Merrimack, NH, for training and travel coordination for individuals who are in collaboration with the Division of Community Corrections in the amount of $56,271.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  70% Federal, 30% Agency Income Funds. 

 

                                INSURANCE DEPARTMENT

#18         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Lorette Gendron, to assist the Director of Consumer and Compliance Services in the review and disposition of filings submitted by property and casualty insurance companies related to policy forms and contracts in the amount of $5,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Insurance Assessment Funds. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY

#19         Authorize to amend a contract with Alarm Computer Technology, Fall River, MA, (previously approved by G&C on 11-18-09, item #20), for additional building security camera installation services at NHES’s Concord administrative office building, by increasing the amount by $790 from $7,397 to $8,187.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#20         Authorize to enter into a contract with RWN Property Services, North Conway, NH, for rooftop snow removal services at NHES office statewide in the amount of $48,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

#21         Authorize to amend a contract with Amoskeag Carrier, Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #66), for in-state courier services for one additional site location, by increasing the amount from $68,120 to $68,780 and a SFY 2011 increase from $68,120 to $69,680 resulting in a total increase from $269,880 to $272,100.  Effective February 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#22         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with NH Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association d/b/a NH Training Institute on Addictive Disorders, Gilford, NH, to provide Level of Service Inventory – Revised training coordination and training services in the amount of $5,193.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#23         NOT USED

 

#24         Authorize to enter into a contract with New England Home Therapies Inc., d/b/a NE-HT, Concord, NH, to provide On-Site Temporary Medical Equipment and Supply services in the amount of $26,981.52.  Effective February 1, 2010 through January 31, 2012.  100% General Funds. 

 

#25         Authorize to enter into a contract with New England Home Therapies Inc., d/b/a NE-HT, Concord, NH, to provide On-Site Temporary Medical Equipment and Supply services in the amount of $88,673.08.  Effective February 1, 2010 through January 31, 2012.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

#26         Authorize Division of Parks and Recreation to budget and expend FEMA funds of $209,536.48 that were unexpended as of June 30, 2009.  These funds were for flood-damages suffered on DRED-managed lands on White Island during the April 2007 rainstorm.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#27         Authorize to retroactively amend funds from the Workforce Opportunity Council Inc., (previously approved by G&C on 10-7-09, item #40B), for Layoff Aversion activities by changing the effective date from G&C approval (October 7, 2009), to October 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#28         Authorize to accept and place on file the Mining and Reclamation 2009 Annual Report.

 

#29         Authorize to accept and place on file the report regarding season passes issued for Cannon Mountain during fiscal year 2010. 

 

#30         Authorize Division of Parks and Recreation to accept and expend donations totaling $1,612.08 from a series of “Iron Rangers” located within multiple parks.

 

#31         Authorize to budget and expend FEMA funds of $23,307.87 that were unexpended as of June 30, 2009.  These funds were for the water related damages suffered on public lands in Belknap, Coos and Grafton counties during the July 24, 2008 through August 14, 2008 flooding.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Transfer (FEMA) Funds. 

 

#32         Authorize Division of Parks and Recreation to accept twelve picnic tables valued at $1,000 from the Sant Bani School of Sanbornton, NH for Wellington State Park.

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT

#33         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Franklin Pierce University for the purpose of conducting winter hibernacula surveys for endangered and special concern bats in NH for a total of $6,801.70.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  75% Federal, 25% Other (Nongame) Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

#34         Authorize to amend a loan agreement with Tilton-Northfield Water District (previously amended by G&C on 12-9-09, late item #A), to finance water improvements, by increasing the amount by $356,201 from $808,388 to $1,164,589.  Effective upon G&C approval.  50% DESRF Repayment, 50% Federal ARRA Funds. 

 

#35         Authorize to retroactively amend a Cooperative Project Agreement with the University of NH, Office of Sponsored Research, Durham, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 5-6-09, item #73), for the purpose of completing the Water Management Plan for the Souhegan Instream Flow Pilot Program, by extending the end date from December 31, 2009 to September 30, 2010.  No additional funding.  100% General Funds. 

 

#36         Authorize to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Hudson Conservation Commission, Hudson, NH, for the purpose of milfoil control activities in Robinson Pond in the amount of $14,332.50.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2010.  100% Lakes Restoration Funds. 

 

#37         Authorize to enter into an agreement with Judith A. Pescinski d/b/a Pescinski Industrial Painting, Hill, NH, for industrial painting services in the amount of $20,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 15, 2010.  100% WRBP Funds. 

 

#38         Authorize a loan agreement with the Town of Peterborough to finance a wastewater treatment facility improvement project in the amount of $7,360,000.  Effective upon G&Cj approval.  83% CWSRF Loans, 17% Capital-General Funds. 

 

#39         Authorize to enter into an agreement with Synagro Northeast LLC, Naugatuck, CT, for digester cleaning and sludge dewatering in the amount of $42,900.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 15, 2010.  100% WRBP Funds. 

 

#40         Authorize a supplemental loan agreement with the Town of Newbury, to finance the Wastewater Treatment facility replacement project, by lowering the original loan by $457,804.94 from $765,612 to $307,807.03.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Loan Repayment Funds. 

 

#41         Authorize to enter into a grant agreement with the Lee’s Pond Association, Moultonborough, NH, for the purpose of milfoil control activities in Lees Pond in the amount of $5,835.  (2)Further authorize advance payment in the amount of $1,600.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2010.  100% Lakes Restoration Funds. 

 

#42         Authorize to enter into a grant agreement with the Glendale Cove Association Inc., Glandale, NH, for the purpose of milfoil control activities in Smith Cove on Lake Winnipesaukee in the amount of $7,200.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2010.  100% Lakes Restoration Funds. 

 

#43         Authorize to enter into a contract with Heath Consultants Incorporated, Houston, TX, to conduct leak detection surveys at twenty-seven NH community water systems in the amount of $110,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2011.  100% Federal ARRA Funds. 

 

#44         Authorize to retroactively amend a Local Source Water Protection Grant to the Southern NH Planning Commission, Manchester, NH (previously amended by G&C on 5-20-09, item #57), to complete a project to better protect drinking water from contamination, by extending the completion date to December 31, 2010 from December 31, 2009.  No additional funding.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#45         Authorize to award a Local Source Water Protection grant to the Pickpocket Woods Well Association Inc., Exeter, NH, to complete a project to protect drinking water from contamination in the amount of $5,151.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#46         Authorize to enter into a sole source software maintenance service contract with Riverside Technology Inc., Fort Collins, CO, for improvements to an existing watershed modeling computer application, in the amount of $100,800.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2010.  100% Dam Maintenance Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

                                Bureau of Human Resource Management

#47         Authorize to make a one-time retroactive payment from SFY 2010 funds to Scot Foster, in the amount of $827.76 to compensate for wages that were not paid for SFY 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Disability Determination Unit

#48         Authorize to amend an agreement with Patricia I. Williams, Concord, NH (previously approved by G&C on 6-17-09, item #189), to function as a Medical Disability Determination Systems Development Specialist, by increasing the price by an amount not to exceed $4,800 from $20,000 to $24,800.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Developmental Services

#49         Authorize Special Medical Services Section to accept and expend NH Lifespan Respite Care Project federal funds from the US Department of HHS, Administration On Aging in the amount of $61,321.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

                                Bureau of Elderly & Adult Services

#50         Authorize to amend a sole source agreement with Lakes Region Partnership for Public Health Inc., Laconia, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 6-17-09, item #209), to provide State health Insurance Assistance Program services and Veteran Directed – Home and Community Based Services by the ServiceLink Resource Center of Belknap County, by increasing the amount by $74,873 from $956,264.76 to $1,031,137.76.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#51         Authorize to amend a sole source agreement with Ossipee Concerned Citizens Inc., Center Ossipee, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 10-21-09, item #81), to provide Nutrition Services/congregate meals to elderly individuals, by increasing the amount by $14,700 from $48,909.84 to $63,609.84.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal ARRA Funds. 

 

#52         Authorize to amend a sole source agreement with Rockingham Nutrition and Meals on Wheels Program Inc., Brentwood, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 10-21-09, item #79), to provide Nutrition Services/congregate meals to elderly individuals, by increasing the amount by $13,536.69 from $101,850.56 to $115,387.25.  Effective retroactive to January 1, 2010 through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal ARRA Funds. 

 

#53         Authorize to amend a sole source agreement with Community Action Program Belknap and Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 10-21-09, item #78), to provide Nutrition Services/congregate meals to elderly individuals, by increasing the amount by $23,908.30 from $28,781.20 to $52,689.50.  Effective retroactive to January 1, 2010 through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal ARRA Funds. 

 

#54         Authorize to amend a sole source agreement with Tri-County Community Action Program Inc., (previously approved by G&C on 10-21-09, item #72), to provide Nutrition Services/congregate meals to elderly individuals, by increasing the amount by $3,675 from $48,027.42 to $51,702.42.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal ARRA Funds. 

 

#55         Authorize to amend a sole source agreement with Somersworth Housing Authority, Somersworth, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 10-21-09, item #77), to provide Nutrition Services/congregate meals to elderly individuals, by increasing the amount by $11,582.50 from $17,561.32 to $29,143.82.  Effective retroactive to January 1, 2010 through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal ARRA Funds. 

 

                                Division of Child Support Services

#56         Authorize to enter into a contract with Merrimack County Visitation Center, Concord, NH, to provide access, visitation and mediation services in the amount of $30,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#57         Authorize to enter into a contract with Monadnock Family Services Inc., Keene, NH, to provide access, visitation and mediation services in the amount of $19,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#58         Authorize to enter into a contract with Good Beginnings of Sullivan County, Claremont, NH, to provide access, visitation and mediation services in the amount of $18,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#59         Authorize to enter into a contract with Tri-County Community Action Program Inc., Berlin, NH, to provide access, visitation services in the amount of $10,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#60         Authorize to enter into a contract with Tri-County Community Action Program Inc., Berlin, NH, to provide access, visitation and mediation services in the amount of $22,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Division of Public Health Services

#61         Authorize Bureau of Communicable Disease Surveillance, NH Immunization Program to reclassify position #42892 Program Assistant II, salary grade 15 to Licensing & Evaluation Coordinator, salary grade 20.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#62         Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal and Child Health Section, Early Hearing Detection and Intervention to enter into an agreement with Mary Jane Sullivan, Hampton, NH, to provide technical expertise and monitor the quality improvement activities of the NH Early Hearing Detection and Intervention in an amount not to exceed $40,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#63         Authorize Community Public Health Development Section to amend a sole source agreement with the City of Nashua, Division of Public Health and Community Services, Nashua, NH,  (previously amended by G&C on 12-9-09, items #123 and #132), to improve readiness for, and response to the H1N1 influenza pandemic, by increasing the price by $145,083 from $456,495 to $601,578.  (2)Further authorize advanced payment in FY 2010 not to exceed 25% of the amendment amount, for costs for projects within the agreement, which includes conducting H1N1 vaccination clinics.  Effective retroactive to October 21, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#64         NOT USED

 

#65         Authorize Bureau of Prevention Services, Nutrition and Health Promotion Section to amend an agreement with Southern NH Services Inc., Manchester, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 5-20-09, item #80), to provide funding for clinic improvements at the local agency, by increasing the price by $10,243 from $3,278,318 to $3,288,561.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#66         Authorize Bureau of Prevention Services, Nutrition and Health Promotion Section to amend an agreement with Coos County Family Health Services Inc., Berlin, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 6-3-09, item #101), to provide funding for clinic improvements at the local agency, by increasing the price by $9,914 from $400,377 to $410,291.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#67         Authorize Bureau of Prevention Services, Nutrition and Health Promotion Section to amend an agreement with Rockingham Community Action, Portsmouth, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 6-17-09, item #107), to provide funding for clinic improvements at the local agency, by increasing the price by $9,900 from $1,509,440.47 to $1,519,340.47.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

 #68        Authorize Bureau of Prevention Services, Nutrition and Health Promotion Section to amend an agreement with Community Action Program of Belknap and Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 6-3-09, item #100), to provide funding for clinic improvements at the local agency, by increasing the price by $10,243 from $2,550,948 to $2,561,191.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                New Hampshire Hospital

#69         Authorize to accept nonmonetary donations from the NH Hospital Association, Foundation for Healthy Communities to support NHH’s emergency preparedness.  (2)Further authorize to accept and expend other funds of (1) $10,000 from the NH Hospital Association, Foundation for Healthy Communities to fund NHH emergency preparedness; and, (2) $6,666 from the NH Hospital Association, Foundation for Healthy Communities to fund the H1N1 program.  100% Other Funds. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE BOARD OF MEDICINE

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

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE VETERANS HOME

#71         Authorize to enter into a contract with Technical Gas Products Inc., North Haven, CT, to provide Oxygen and Respiratory services to the Homes residents in the amount of $57,060.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 30, 2012.  31% Federal, 39% Agency Income, 30% General Funds. 

 

#72         Authorize to enter into a contract with RTH Mechanical Services, Brentwood, NH, to provide miscellaneous HVAC and plumbing services in the amount of $36,520.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2012.  100% General Funds. 

 

#73         Authorize to enter into a retroactive contract with Lakes Region General Healthcare Foot Clinic, Laconia, NH, to provide foot clinic services to the Homes residents in the amount of $79,500.  Effective November 1, 2009 through November 30, 2012.  31% Federal, 30% General, 39% Other Funds. 

 

                                STATE VETERANS COUNCIL

#74         Authorize to accept and expend monetary contributions in the amount of $200 for the use of the Veterans Council service delivery programs.  The donations were received during the period of December 1, 2009 and January 11, 2010.

 

                                POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION COMMISSION

#75         Authorize to accept and expend additional federal grant funds in the amount of $120,760 from the US Department of Education for the purpose of providing grants to college students.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

#76         Authorize to enter into a contract with Northeast Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Inc., Concord, NH, to provide one on one independent living skills support and education, coordination, advocacy and life coaching for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing in an amount not to exceed $32,670.  (2)Further authorize payment for services rendered and approved in lieu of withholding 25% of the total value of the contract.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2011.  100% Federal ARRA Funds. 

 

#77         Authorize to enter into a cooperative agreement with the Institute on Disability, University of NH, Office of Sponsored Research, to support at-risk children and youth with disabilities through evidence-based problem solving frameworks statewide technical assistance, for a total of $750,000.  (2)Further authorize payment for services rendered and approved in lieu of withholding 25% of the total of the agreement.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011 with the option to renew for up to two additional fiscal years.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

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

 

#79         Authorize to grant funds to Merrimack County Department of Corrections, Concord, NH, to assist in the operation of the approved career and technical education programs in the amount of $9,126.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#80         Authorize to make a sole source payment to the General Educational Developing Testing Service for the authorized use of the GED Option program for secondary school students in the amount of $20,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

#81         Authorize Division of Career Technology and Adult Learning to enter into a contract with Office Interiors LTD, Dover, NH, to relocate and reconfigure existing workstations in an amount not to exceed $11,600.  Effective January 28, 2010 through February 15, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#82         Authorize to grant the North Country Education Services, funds to pay for supplemental educational services to be provided by North Country Education Services to migrant students and families in an amount not to exceed $55,375.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010 with the option to renew for up to two additional fiscal years.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY

#83         Authorize Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to transfer $270,572 for the purpose of providing local all-hazard planning grants to NH municipalities.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#84         Authorize Division of State Police to accept and expend an additional $77,045 of federal funds from the NH Highway Safety Agency entitled Enforcement Patrols, for the purpose of motor vehicle enforcement on the State’s interstate systems.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Agency Income.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#85         Authorize Division of State Police to accept and expend an additional $53,625 of federal funds from the NH Highway Safety Agency entitled DWI Patrols for the purpose of combating the DWI problem statewide.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Agency Income.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#86         Authorize Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Eaton, to enhance the town’s local all-hazard plan for $4,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#87         Authorize Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into grant agreements with North Country Council Inc., and Southern NH Planning Commission, to provide technical assistance to local communities for the update of hazard mitigation plans in the total amount of $40,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 10, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#88         Authorize Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to expend State Matching Funds for Federal Emergency Management Agency Public Assistance Grants in the amount of $816,341.28.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% General Funds. 

 

#89         Authorize Division of Homeland Security, and Emergency Management to enter into grant agreements with the seven Regional Planning Commissions as detailed in letter dated January 12, 2010, to provide technical assistance to local communities for the update of hazard mitigation plans in the total amount of $195,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 10, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#90         Authorize Division of Homeland Security, and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Salisbury to enhance the towns local all-hazard plan for $5,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#91         Authorize Division of Motor Vehicles to enter into a contract with L-1 Identity Solutions Operating Company Inc., Chicago, IL, to provide software and services required to successfully install an Automated Driver License Testing system in the amount of $465,462.  (2)Further authorize to make an advanced payment for extended warranties in the amount of $102,870 for warranties which extend past the expiration date of April 30, 2010.  Effective upon G&C approval through February 28, 2015.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#91A      Authorize Bureau of Emergency Communications to enter into a sole source contract with NeuStar Inc., Sterling, VA, to operate the Local Number Portability Enhanced Analytical Platform subscription essential for E-911 in the amount of $5,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 27, 2011.  100% Agency Income. 

 

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#92         Authorize to accept and place on file the Monthly Equipment Acquisition Plan status report for the period ending December 31, 2009.

 

#93         Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, Washington, DC, for licensing the usage of AASHTO’s Safety Analyst computer software in the amount of $18,750.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#94         Authorize to amend a contract with PB Americans Inc., Manchester, NH (previously approved by G&C on 5-4-05, item #154), for final design engineering for the northern section of the Salem-Manchester I-93 widening project, by extending the completion date from February 26, 2010 to May 31, 2010.

 

#95         Authorize Bureau of Right of Way to transfer control of a parcel of State owned land, consisting of 1.64 acres, located in the Town of Effingham to the NH Department of Fish and Game.  (2)Further authorize Fish and Game to accept control of a parcel of land, consisting of 1.64 acres, located in the Town of Effingham from the NH Department of Transportation.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

 

#96         Authorize Bureau of Right of Way petition for a hearing on the reconstruction and widen of NH 12 in the Towns of Walpole and Charlestown, NH.  A Commission should be appointed to hold a hearing, and find if there is necessity to layout the new highway at this location, with a suggested budget of $4,000.

 

#97         Authorize Bureau of Right of Way’s Contemplated Award List for amounts less than $5,000 for the sum total of $50,149.25 for the period extending from October 1, 2009 through December 31, 2009.

 

#98         Authorize Bureau of Right of Way to pay various owners $26,335.77 as documented in the Contemplated Awards List for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from December 24, 2009 through January 8, 2010.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

 

#99         Authorize to accept and place on file the Bureau of Construction’s summary report of active projects that may require contingencies for the period through December 31, 2009. 

 

#100       Authorize Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Pike Industries Inc., Belmont, NH, for pavement and bridge rehabilitation on 6 bridges on I-93 in Sanbornton and New Hampton on the basis of a low bid of $4,086,726.50.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $286,070.86 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 1, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#101       Authorize Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with N. Pandelena Construction Co., Inc., Hampstead, NH, for two intersection improvements at the intersection of NH Route 125 and NH Route 111A (Middle Road) and at the intersection of NH Route 125 and North Road in Brentwood on the basis of a low bid of $745,398.25.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $74,539.83 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 10, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#102       Authorize Bureau of Materials & Research to enter into a sole source agreement with the NorthEast Transportation Training & Certification Program, Marshfield, MA, to participate in NETTCP’s training and certification program in an amount not to exceed $65,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 31, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#103       Authorize Bureau of Environment to enter into two prequalified, low bid, cost-based contracts for a combined total of $300,000 with the following firms: (1) Monadnock Archaeological Consulting LLC, Stoddard, NH, for $160,000 and (2) URS Corporation, Burlington, NJ, for $140,000 to undertake certain cultural resources investigations involving historical archaeological studies for transportation purposes.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 2012.

 

#104       Authorize Bureau of Environment to enter into two prequalified, low bid, cost-based contracts for a combined total of $300,000 with the following firms: (1) Monadnock Archaeological Consulting LLC, Stoddard, NH, for $160,000 and (2) Hartgen Archaeological Associates, Rensselaer, NY, for $140,000 to undertake certain cultural resource investigations involving pre-contract, Native American archaeological studies for transportation purposes.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 2012.

 

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

 

#106       Authorize Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into an agreement with Nelson Nygaard Consulting Associates Inc., Boston, MA, to assist welfare and eligible low-income individuals with access to jobs and employment-related activities, and expand the transportation mobility options available to people with disabilities, for an amount not to exceed $151,058.  Effective upon G&C approval though March 1, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#107       Authorize Bureau of Environment to enter into four prequalified, low bid, cost-based contracts for a combined total of $500,000 with the following firms: (1) Elizabeth Durfee Hengen, Preservation Consultant, Concord, NH, for $155,000; (2) Preservation Company, Kensington, NH, for $135,000; (3) Historic Documentation Company Inc., Portsmouth, RI, for $115,000; and (4) Lisa B. Mausolf, Preservation Consultant, Reading, MA, for $95,000 to undertake certain cultural resource investigations for transportation purposes.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 2012.

 

#108       Authorize Bureau of Human Resources to enter into a sole source agreement with Sam McKeeman, Camden, ME, for  employee training in an amount not to exceed $5,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through February 22, 2010.  40% Turnpike, 34% Federal, 25% Highway, 1% Other Income Funds.