GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL AGENDA

                                                                                                Currier Museum of Art, Manchester, NH

                                                                                                October 20, 2010, 10:00 a.m.

 

#1           CONSENT CALENDAR - DONATIONS:

 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL RESOURCES

A.      Authorize the Division of Historical Resources to accept the donation of a total data station, valued at $3,234.95 from William and Iris Baird of Lancaster, NH.   The data station will be used in the NH State Conservation and Rescue Program.

 

B.      NOT USED

 

CONSENT CALENDAR - TRAVEL:

 

TRAVEL REQUESTS

C.      BANKING – Request permission for (1) employee, Brian May, Bank Examiner, or designee, to travel to Englewood, Colorado for six (6) days, October 24, 2010 through October 29, 2010 to attend the Joint Examination With Other State Banking Entities Conference.  A CASH ADVANCE of $1,000.00 is also requested for Brian May. Total Cost: $1,450.50.  Source of Funds: 100% Other – Examination Fees. 

 

TRAVEL REQUESTS

D.      McAULIFFE-SHEPARD DISCOVERY CENTER- Request permission for (1) employee, Jeanne T. Gerulskis, Executive Director, or her designee, to travel to Springfield, MA for four (4) days from November 2, 2010 to November 5, 2010 to attend the New England Museum Association Annual Meeting & Conference.  A CASH ADVANCE OF $579.00 is also requested for Jeanne T. Gerulskis. Total Cost: $999.00.  Source of Funds: 100% Other – Agency Income.  Registration Fees:  $420.00.

 

TRAVEL REQUESTS

E.       Agriculture, Markets & Food – Request permission for three (3) employees, Janis Conner, Agriculture Inspector, Thomas Sloan, Agriculture Inspector, and Victoria Smith, Agriculture Inspector, or designees, to travel to Fredericksburg, VA for five (5) days, November 15 , 2010 through November 19, 2010 to attend the USDA Good Agricultural Practices /Good Handling Practices (GAP/GHP) Training. Permission is also requested for a waiver to exceed the 300 mile radius by state vehicle.  (Cost of common carrier would be $1,313.67) Total Cost: $2,193.80.  Source of Funds: 100% Other Funds. 

 

 

                        BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY

#2           Authorize to hold a Public Hearing with respect to the financing of a commercial facility by the Business Finance Authority for Tsienneto Fourteen Development, LLC located in Derry, New Hampshire. Action will authorize a Resolution under RSA 162-I:9 to determine the financing will serve a public use, provide public benefit and is within the policy and authority of the Act.

 

                                COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY

#3           Authorize to award a grant to the County of Grafton, North Haverhill, NH, in the amount of $500,000, for the purpose of assisting with acquisition, site development and residential rehabilitation costs to support the development of 25 units of affordable housing in Littleton, NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                HIGHWAY SAFETY AGENCY

#4           Authorize to enter into an agreement with the Capital Hotel Company I, LLC, d/b/a Courtyard Marriott/Grappone Conference Center, to serve as the host site for the 2010 Annual Drunk and Drugged Driving Awareness Month Lunch scheduled for November 22, 2010, in the amount of $4,050.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                GOVERNOR’S COMMISSION ON DISABILITY

#4A        Authorize to establish the entrance salary for the new Executive Director, John Richards, at Unclassified Salary Grade EE, Step 4, $74,596 annually.  Effective November 1, 2010.

 

                                OFFICE OF ENERGY AND PLANNING

#5           Authorize to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the Department of Resources and Economic Development, Concord, NH, for the continued operation of the Business Energy Efficiency Program, in the amount of $30,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  20% Federal, 80% Other (PVE) Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

#6           Authorize to retroactively pay Julie Seiger, IT Manager III, an amount of $4,390.24 for prior year reclassification increase wages that were not processed from March 12, 2010 to October 7, 2010.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Other (Highway) Funds. 

 

#7           Authorize on behalf of the Department of Employment Security, to amend a sole source contract with VantiCore LLC, Bedford, NH (previously amended by G&C on 12-09-09, item #11), to provide an additional block of 50 Professional Service Support hours that will be used for the coding and support of the current IVR system for use with the NH Unemployment Insurance Management System to include Agency, State and/or Federal Law Changes and required system enhancements due to demand cause by unemployment rates, by increasing the amount by $9,250 from $71,750 to $81,000, and by extending the end date from April 15, 2011 to April 14, 2012.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

                                OFFICE OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL

#8           Authorize Major Robert J. Stuart, Bedford, 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. 

 

#9           Authorize Captain Wayne F. Boutwell, Gilford, 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. 

 

#10         Authorize Lieutenant Colonel Patrick J. Tangney, Dayton, ME, Maine Army National Guard, be nominated for appointment 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. 

 

#11         Authorize Dan M. Tzizik, Lee, NH, be confirmed to the rank of Major, NH Army National Guard.

 

#12         Authorize Heidi S. McInally, Hampstead, NH, be confirmed to the rank of Major, NH Army National Guard. 

 

#13         Authorize to accept donations of a brick & monument engraving, soil tests, weed control, computer services, flags, and trimmers in the amount of $5,831.95 for the NH State Veterans Cemetery.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

#14         Authorize to accept and place on file the Report and Findings of Councilor John D. Shea with regard to the refinancing of certain existing indebtedness and the funding of certain capital improvements in connection with Crotched Mountain Rehabilitation Center Inc., Greenfield, NH.

 

#15         Authorize that $160,968,817 be lapsed from the Working Capital Warrant for the month of September.  (2)Further authorize a Working Capital Warrant in the amount of $400,000,000 to cover the expenditures for the month of November.

 

#16         Authorize the Surplus Distribution Section to accept and expend $82,124 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 December 31, 2010.  100% Federal ARRA Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on October 19, 2010. 

 

#17         Authorize the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Royal Electric Co Inc., Woodsville, NH, for lighting retrofit for the various state facilities in DOT district 2, 3, and 4 statewide, in an amount not to exceed $212,253.46.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#18         Authorize the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Eckman Construction Co Inc., Bedford, NH, for the design, build, and renovations to the Graphic Services Building, Concord, NH, for a total price not to exceed $1,172,500.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $175,875 for additional unanticipated expenses, bringing the total to $1,348,375.  (3)Further authorize to transfer $5,863 to the State Art Fund, for the purchase of art for the Graphic Services Building, Concord, NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 20, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#18A      Authorize the State Suggestion and Extraordinary Service Award Evaluation Committee to award non-monetary recognition to Roberta Bourque and Sergeant Christopher Wagner, of the Department of Safety.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#18B      Authorize the State Suggestion and Extraordinary Service Award Evaluation Committee to award Nicholas Goulas and Aaron Janssen, Civil Engineers IV, of the Department of Transportation, the net sum of $500 each.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#18C      Authorize the State Suggestion and Extraordinary Service Award Evaluation Committee to award non-monetary recognition to Theresa Pare-Curtis, Margaret McQueeney, Ryan Petrain, Rebecca Gamache, Albert Sheldon, Jeffrey Niven, Dennis Kosydar, Martha O’Connor, Claire Janelle, of the Department of Information Systems, and Sargeant William Haynes, of the Department of Safety, Division of Motor Vehicles.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#18D      Authorize the State Suggestion and Extraordinary Service Award Evaluation Committee to award a net sum of $1,000 to Chad Hayes of the Department of Transportation.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

                                STATE TREASURY

#19         Authorize to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated in the amount of $241,303 and the State Treasurer to issue checks in the amount of $241,302.95 to the rightful owners of abandoned or unclaimed funds.

 

#20         Authorize to issue up to $90 million of federal highway grant anticipation bonds, 2010 series.  (2)Further authorize the Trust Agreement and First Supplemental Trust Agreement between the State of NH and Bank of NY Mellon Trust Company, N.A.  (3)Further authorize the bond purchase contract between the State and a syndicate of underwriters.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL RESOURCES

#21         Authorize to amend an operating grant awarded to the NH Theatre Project (previously approved by G&C on 10-21-09, item #16), by reducing the amount $644 from $9,200 to $8,556.  Effective upon GC approval through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

#22         Authorize to award a one year operating grant in the amount of $9,765 to the Friends of the Colonial, Bethlehem.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                ATTORNEY GENERAL

#23         Authorize to amend a grant received from the US Department of Justice, Office for Victims of Crime, (previously approved by G&C on 9-09-09, item #23), in the original amount of $187,070 for the purpose of enhancing the services provided by the Homicide Survivor Services Program, and to develop written protocols, procedures and materials to assist with the institutionalizing the program, by retroactively extending the end date from August 31, 2010 to June 30, 2011, and by reallocating federal funds in the amount of $19,000 for their best utilization.  (2)Further authorize to retroactively extend the full-time temporary Program Specialist II, and Class 046-Consultants to provide for experts in grief counseling and cultural competency to train staff and service providers and for needs assessment and evaluation services from August 31, 2010 to June 30, 2011.  (3)Further authorize to retroactively accept and expend an additional grant in the amount of $197,974 from the Department of Justice, Office for Victims of Crime, for the purpose of continuing and enhancing the Homicide Survivor Services Program that is committed to developing protocols, procedures and materials to assist in institutionalizing the program.  Effective September 1, 2010 to June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on October 19, 2010. 

 

#24         Authorize to enter into sub grants with the agencies as detailed in letter dated October 6, 2010, totaling $23,400 from a grant received from the US Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women, entitled “Enhanced Training and Services to End Violence Against and Abuse of Women Later in Life Program” for the purpose of funding programs providing training services and strategic planning.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#25         Authorize to retroactively reappoint Ann M. Rice as an Associate Attorney General for a term effective September 30, 2010 through September 30, 2015.

 

#26         Authorize to reappoint Lucy H. Carrillo as an Assistant Attorney General for a term effective October 31, 2010 through October 31, 2015.

 

#27         Authorize to enter into a sub grant in the amount of $20,125 with the NH Department of Corrections utilizing funds from the US Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance Second Chance Act Prisoner Reentry Grant, for the purpose of funding training and equipment for the Division of Community Corrections’ Second Chance Act Demonstration Project.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#28         Authorize to conduct a daylong training entitled “Solutions Focused Brief Therapy” scheduled for November 16, 2010 to be held at Yard Restaurant, Manchester, NH, at a cost not to exceed $9,269.  54% Agency Income, 46% Federal Funds.  (2)Further authorize to accept and expend registration fees for the advanced training, for a total amount not to exceed $5,000, to help defray the cost of the training and facility expenses.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2010.  100% Agency Income.  (3)Further authorize to enter into an agreement with the Yard Restaurant for the purpose of providing necessary conference facilities and food services for the advanced training, in an amount not to exceed $6,269.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 18, 2010.  80% Agency Income, 20% Federal Funds. 

 

#28A      Authorize to retroactively reappoint Peter C. L. Roth as a Senior Assistant Attorney General for a term effective October 18, 2010 through October 18, 2015.

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY

#28B      Authorize to enter into a contract with Mooney Brothers Inc., d/b/a Interstate Fire Protection, Conway, NH, for the installation of a clean agent fire suppression system in NHES’s computer data room, in the amount of $22,150.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

#29         Authorize to accept and expend a Federal Carl D. Perkins Grant in the amount of $9,588 for instructional materials in the area of culinary arts/food service management instruction for male inmates.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 17, 2011.  100% Agency Income. 

 

#30         Authorize to pay a retroactive sole source invoice from Overhead Door Company of Concord, NH, for services provided May 4, 2010 through May 6, 2010 with current State Fiscal Year 2011 funds in the amount of $2,297.90.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION

#31         Authorize to amend an award of grant funds to the North Country Resource Conservation and Development Area Council (previously approved by G&C on 9-23-09, item #40), for the purpose of lowering energy costs and reducing CO2 emissions, by extending the completion date from December 31, 2010 to June 30, 2011.  100% Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Fund. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

#32         Authorize the Office of Workforce Opportunity to enter into a sole source contract with Southern NH Services, Manchester, NH, for the delivery of Workforce Investment Act re-employment services in the amount of $878,025.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2012.  100% Federal WIA National Emergency Grants for On-the-Job Training ARRA Funds. 

 

#33         Authorize the Division of Forests and Lands to accept and expend $10,000 from the USDA Forest Service for administration of the Federal Forest Legacy Program.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds.  

 

#34         Authorize the Division of Forests and Lands to accept and expend $10,000 from the USDA Forest Service for administration of the Federal Forest Legacy Program.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#35         Authorize the Division of Forests and Lands to budget and expend $8,500 from the Combined Federal Flood Control Account for the purpose of funding road improvements and updating geographic information software for Federal lease lands.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Flood Control Funds. 

 

#36         Authorize the Division of Forests and Lands to enter into a contract with Preservation Company, Kensington, NH, to complete NH Historic District Area Forms for the Mount Belknap and Milan Hill campuses following the NH Division of Historical Resources’ guidelines, in the amount of $6,593.  Effective upon G&C approval through February 2, 2011.  80% Federal, 20% Other Funds. 

 

#37         Authorize the Division of Forests and Lands to budget and expend $1,294 from the Fox Forest Trust Funds Account for the purpose of providing In-State travel for seasonal forest technicians.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Fox Forest Trust Funds. 

 

#38         Authorize the Division of Travel and Tourism Development to award grants to the organizations as detailed in letter dated September 21, 2010, totaling $257,584.41 for their 2010/2011 in-state and out-of-state marketing projects under the Joint Promotional Program.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% General Funds. 

 

#39         Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation, Cannon Mountain Aerial Tramway and Ski Area to enter into a contract with TechCorr USA LLC, Pasedena, TX, for electromagnetic wire rope testing at Cannon Mountain Ski Area in Franconia, in the amount of $6,760.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 1, 2010.  100% Ski Area Funds. 

 

#40         Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation, Cannon Mountain to enter into a sole source contract with Ingersoll-Rand Company, Davidson, NC, for pre-season inspection, repair and start up of the air compressors for the snowmaking operation in the amount of $5,075.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 30, 2010.  100% Ski Area Funds. 

 

#41         Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation, Cannon Mountain Aerial Tramway and Ski Area to enter into a sole source contract with G. W. Tatro Construction Inc., Jeffersonville, VT, for snowmaking pipe installation at Cannon Mountain Ski Area in Franconia, in the amount of $35,779.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 15, 2010.  100% Ski Area Funds. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT

#42         Authorize to enter into a contract with Ricci Construction Co, Portsmouth, NH, for the Great Bay Discovery Center Roof Replacement and PV-T System in the amount of $99,600.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  60% Federal, 40% Fish and Game Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

#43         Authorize to amend a sole source contract with Camp, Dresser & McKee, Inc., Manchester, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 10-21-09, item, #36), for professional engineering services associated with UV Disinfection, Plant Water and SCADA Improvements at the Franklin wastewater treatment plant, by increasing the contract by $955,000 from $1,971,000 to $2,926,000, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2011 to June 30, 2012.  100% Capital (SRF Loan) Funds. 

 

#44         Authorize to amend a retroactive sole source contract with the City of Franklin, (previously approved by G&C on 5-17-06, item #70), for residual (grit) disposal services by increasing the amount by $17,100 from $9,800 to $26,900.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2014.  100% WRBP Funds. 

 

#45         Authorize to accept and place on file the Waste Management Council 2009 annual report.

 

#46         Authorize a finalized Supplemental Loan Agreement with the North Conway Water Precinct in the amount of $525,000 for the Depot Road Sewerage Project.  Effective upon G&C approval.  83% Federal, 17% CWSRF State Match. 

 

#47         Authorize to enter into an agreement with Cobgetts Pond Improvement Association Inc., Windham, NH, to complete the Watershed Restoration Plan Implementation – Phase 2: Fossa Road Best Management Practices, in the amount of $100,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#48         Authorize to amend a sole source agreement with Homestead Woolen Mills Inc., (previously amended by G&C on 7-28-10, item #29), for dam deconstruction, debris removal, engineering oversight of the removal and river restoration, and cultural resource monitoring associated with the removal of the Homestead Woolen Mills Dam, by increasing the amount by $160,000 from $550,837.96 to $710,837.96.  Effective upon G&C approval.  93.75% Federal, 6.25% Other (Private Contributions) Funds. 

 

#49         Authorize to pay the calendar year 2011 membership dues to The Environmental Council of the States, Washington, DC, in the amount of $11,000.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#50         Authorize to amend a sole source contract with GZA GeoEnvironmental Inc., Manchester, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 6-23-10, item #77), to oversee remediation at contaminated sites by increasing the contract value by $200,000 from $3,570,467 to a total of $3,770,467.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#51         Authorize to enter into retroactive grant agreements with the entities as detailed in letter dated September 17, 2010, to fund Household Hazardous Waste collection projects, totaling $14,605.  Effective September 25, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% Hazardous Waste Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

                                Office of the Commissioner

#52         Authorize to make an unencumbered payment to the New England States’ Consortium Systems Organization, Shrewsbury, MA, to provide Medicaid technical support services in an amount not to exceed $28,500.  Effective January 1, 2011 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through December 31, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#53         Authorize the Emergency Services Unit to accept and expend Other Funds in the amount of $6,135.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Other - Assessments on nuclear plants. 

 

                                Bureau of Human Resource Management

#54         Authorize to compensate Nancy Cantwell, a Mental Health Worker II, for time lost while recovering from a work-related injury.

 

#55         Authorize to make a one-time retroactive payment from SFY 2011 funds to Kimberly Gatchell, Supervisor III, NH Hospital, in the amount of $684, to compensate for wages that were not paid in SFY 2008, 2009, and 2010.   30% Federal, 70% General Funds. 

 

#56         Authorize to make a one-time retroactive payment from SFY 2011 funds to Esther Matillano, Registered Nurse II, NH Hospital, in the amount of $160.12, to compensate for wages that were not paid in SFY 2010.   30% Federal, 70% General Funds. 

 

#57         Authorize to make a one-time retroactive payment from SFY 2011 funds to Janga Shrestha, Health Facilities Cleaner II, NH Hospital, in the amount of $139.40, to compensate for wages that were not paid in SFY 2008.   30% Federal, 70% General Funds. 

 

#58         Authorize to make a one-time retroactive payment from SFY 2011 funds to 100 NH Hospital Licensed Practical and Registered Nurses, in the amount of $48,718.32, to compensate for wages that were not paid in SFY 2010.   30% Federal, 70% General Funds. 

 

#59         Authorize to make a one-time retroactive payment from SFY 2011 funds to Richard Levasseur, Painter, NH Hospital, in the amount of $146, to compensate for wages that were not paid in SFY 2010.   30% Federal, 70% General Funds. 

 

#60         Authorize to make a one-time retroactive payment from SFY 2011 funds to Christina Paddock, Mental Health Worker II, NH Hospital, in the amount of $148.80, to compensate for wages that were not paid in SFY 2009.   30% Federal, 70% General Funds. 

 

                                Office of Medicaid Business and Policy

#60A      Authorize to amend a sole source agreement with the University of NH Institute of Health Policy and Practice, Durham, NH (previously amended by G&C on 2-9-10, item #54), to obtain vendor services on DHHS projects, by increasing the price of $562,281 from $1,070,664 to an amount not to exceed $1,552,945.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  67.6% Federal ARRA, 32.4% General Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Facilities and Assets Management

#61         Authorize to retroactively amend a sole source lease with Peak Three Associates LLC, Littleton, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 9-17-08, item #55), for Littleton District Office space, by increasing the price in the amount of $225,011.28 to $3,152,812.80 from $2,927,801.52, and by extending the end date to September 30, 2011.  60% General, 40% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Division of Public Health Services

#62         Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services to amend an agreement with Weeks Medical Center, Lancaster, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 6-17-09, item #104), to provide family planning services, by increasing the price by $6,154 from $334,731 to $340,885.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#63         Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services to amend an agreement with Lamprey Health Care Inc., Newmarket, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 6-3-09, item #104), to provide family planning services, by increasing the price by $29,583 from $1,183,836 to $1,213,419.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#64         Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services to amend an agreement with Avis Goodwin Community Health Center Inc., Dover, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 6-3-09, item #108), to provide family planning services, by increasing the price by $20,676 from $742,274 to $762,950.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Developmental Services

#65         Authorize the Bureau of Developmental Services and the Department of Education, Division of Instruction to support a co-funded agreement with the Institute on Disability at the University of NH, Durham, NH, in the amount of $50,000.  (2)Further authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with the Institute on Disability, University of NH, Durham, NH, to develop and implement research and demonstration projects promoting best practice in community services for people with developmental disabilities, and to provide trainings for staff, individuals, and families, in the amount of $190,228.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  74% General, 26% Federal (From Education) Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Homeless and Housing Services

#66         Authorize to enter into an agreement with the Center for Life Management, Derry, NH, to provide services to homeless individuals in an amount not to exceed $241,391.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#67         Authorize to enter into an agreement with Lakes Region Mental Health Center Inc., d/b/a Genesis Behavioral Health, Laconia, NH, to provide services to homeless individuals in an amount not to exceed $97,260.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Elderly & Adult Services

#68         Authorize to amend a sole source agreement with Lakes Region Partnership for Public Health Inc., Laconia, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-23-10, item #15), acting as the fiscal agent to operate Belknap County ServiceLink Resource Center, to provide Veteran Directed – Home and Community Based Services and State Health Insurance Assistance Program services, by increasing the amount by $76,380 from $223,296.07 to $299,676.07.  (2)Further authorize to make an advance payment of $54,515.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Services

#69         Authorize to retroactively renew and amend an agreement with KIT Solutions LLC, Pittsburgh, PA, (previously amended by G&C on 6-9-10, item #98), to continue to provide hosting, maintenance and system enhancements for the Performance Information & Evaluation Reporting System, by increasing the price by $140,470 from $282,540 to $423,010, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2012.  Effective October 1, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#70         Authorize to enter into a retroactive agreement with Avis Goodwin Community Health Center, Dover, NH, to provide substance abuse prevention services in Region F in an amount not to exceed $248,352.  Effective October 1, 2010 through June 30, 2012.  53% Federal, 47% General Funds. 

 

#71         Authorize to enter into a retroactive agreement with North County Health Consortium Inc., Whitefield, NH, to provide substance abuse prevention services in Region A in an amount not to exceed $371,542.  Effective October 1, 2010 through June 30, 2012.  35% Federal, 65% General Funds. 

 

#72         Authorize to enter into a retroactive agreement with Easter Seals NH Inc., Manchester, NH, to provide substance abuse prevention services in Region H in an amount not to exceed $341,245.  Effective October 1, 2010 through June 30, 2012.  38% Federal, 62% General Funds. 

 

#73         Authorize to enter into a retroactive agreement with Health First Family Care Center, Franklin, NH, to provide substance abuse prevention services in Region B in an amount not to exceed $261,930.  Effective October 1, 2010 through June 30, 2012.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds. 

 

#74         Authorize to enter into a retroactive agreement with the County of Sullivan, NH, to provide substance abuse prevention services in Region D in an amount not to exceed $185,869.  Effective October 1, 2010 through June 30, 2012.  71% Federal, 29% General Funds. 

 

#75         Authorize to enter into a retroactive agreement with Cheshire County, Keene, NH, to provide substance abuse prevention services in Region G in an amount not to exceed $302,765.  Effective October 1, 2010 through June 30, 2012.  43% Federal, 57% General Funds. 

 

#76         Authorize to enter into a retroactive agreement with Lakes Region Partnership for Public Health Inc., Laconia, NH, to provide substance abuse prevention services in Region C in an amount not to exceed $297,555.  Effective October 1, 2010 through June 30, 2012.  44% Federal, 56% General Funds. 

 

#77         Authorize to enter into a retroactive agreement with United Way of Massachusetts Bay Inc., Portsmouth, NH, to provide substance abuse prevention services in Region J in an amount not to exceed $215,778.  Effective October 1, 2010 through June 30, 2012.  61% Federal, 39% General Funds. 

 

#78         Authorize to enter into a retroactive agreement with Granite United Way, Concord, NH, to provide substance abuse prevention services in Region E in an amount not to exceed $307,683.  Effective October 1, 2010 through June 30, 2012.  43% Federal, 57% General Funds. 

 

#79         Authorize to enter into a retroactive agreement with United Way of Greater Nashua, Nashua, NH, to provide substance abuse prevention services in Region I in an amount not to exceed $301,086.  Effective October 1, 2010 through June 30, 2012.  44% Federal, 56% General Funds. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE VETERANS HOME

#80         Authorize to exercise a retroactive contract renewal with Daniels Equipment Co Inc., Auburn, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 10-3-07, item #76), for providing Ozone Laundry Washing System and Preventative Maintenance for the NH Veterans Home, by increasing the amount by $33,600 from $42,000 to $75,600.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2012.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION COMMISSION

#81         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with NH College and University Council, Concord, NH, to promote student participation in a rigorous high school curriculum; enhance the quality and number of tools available for school that encourage postsecondary education; expand professional development opportunities for middle and high school guidance personnel regarding academic rigor; and, increase the access to higher education opportunities, build financial literacy, and provide information about the road to college to underrepresented students, in the amount of $250,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 14, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#82         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Campus Compact of NH, Concord, NH, to implement a professional development opportunity for guidance counselors at middle and secondary schools, and financial aid administrators and college admission counselors at institutions of higher education to improve such individuals capacity to assist students and parents to provide information on financing options and to implement a professional development/networking opportunity for these professionals to explore current resources and emerging trends related to higher education access, in the amount of $117,100.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 14, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#83         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Community College System of NH, Concord, NH, to increase the knowledge of community college opportunities and awareness of mathematics pre-requisites and graduation requirements, increase the financial literacy of students and their postsecondary aspirations, enrollment and persistence, improve guidance and admissions staff knowledge and understanding of mathematics requirements, and increase the mathematics preparedness of at-risk students through its Mathematics Learning Communities, in the amount of $115,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 14, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

#84         Authorize to amend a retroactive contract with RMC Research Corporation (previously amended by G&C on 6-17-09, item #288), for evaluation of projects being funded through the Mathematics and Science Partnership Program by allowing a no cost extension from June 30, 2010 to December 30, 2010, and by reallocating the unexpended funds to the new fiscal year.  (2)Further authorize payment for services rendered and approved in lieu of withholding 25% of the total value of the contract.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#85         Authorize the Division of Instruction to renew a contract with GEM Consulting, Hollis, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 1-13-10, item #112), to organize and analyze assessment date and work with the NH Assessment group in order to improve the analysis and reporting of assessment data to the field, in an amount not to exceed $50,000.  (2)Further authorize payment for services rendered and approved in lieu of withholding 25% of the total value of the contract.    Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#86         Authorize to contract with Creative Educational Consulting LLC, Hollis, NH, to provide technical assistance to districts regarding the implementation of the NH Preschool Outcome Measurement System in an amount not to exceed $55,000.  (2)Further authorize payment for services rendered and approved in lieu of withholding 25% of the total value of the contract.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011, with the option to renew for up to two additional fiscal years.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#87         Authorize to contract with James Leon, Concord, NH, to conduct impartial special education complaint investigations in an amount not to exceed $5,000.  (2)Further authorize payment for services rendered and approved in lieu of withholding 25% of the total value of the contract.   Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011, with the option to renew for up to two additional fiscal years.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#88         Authorize the Division of Instruction to contract with Saundra Kent, Deering, NH, to work with other content specialists from ME, VT, and RI on all aspects of NECAP test development in Science, in an amount not to exceed $50,000.  (2)Further authorize payment for services rendered and approved in lieu of withholding 25% of the total value of the contract.   Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011, with the option to renew for up to two additional fiscal years.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#89         Authorize to amend a grant with the University of NH, Institute on Disability (previously amended by G&C on 5-20-09, item #95), by carrying forward FY’10 funds in the amount of $20,844 into FY’11 for SAU leadership and literacy training to demonstration sites.  (2)Further authorize payment for services rendered and approved in lieu of withholding 25% of the total value of the grant.   Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#89A      Authorize to pay the State Consortium of Educator Effectiveness of the Council of Chief State School Officers, a FY 11 annual participation fee in the amount of $18,500.  100% Teacher Credentialing Funds. 

 

                                MCAULIFFE-SHEPARD DISCOVER CENTER

#90         Authorize to contract with AAA Energy Service Company, Auburn, NH, in an amount not to exceed $21,600.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  36% General, 64% Center Revenue Funds. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE LOTTERY

#91         Authorize to accept and place on file the Annual Report for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2010.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY

#92         Authorize the Division of Safety Services to accept and expend FY 2010 Port Security Grant Program funds in the amount of $500,000 from the US Department of Homeland Security FEMA.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on October 19, 2010. 

 

#93         Authorize the Office of the Commissioner to accept and expend $259,912 from a federal grant entitled “FY 2010 Interoperable Emergency Communications Grant Program” from the US Department of Homeland Security FEMA, Grant Programs Directorate, for the purpose of executing the mission of the Interoperable Emergency Communications Grant funding at the local and state level.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on October 19, 2010. 

 

#94         Authorize the Division of State Police to modify the existing fleet, by purchasing a LENCO Bear Armored Vehicle to be used as a rescue vehicle, at the state, county and local level.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#95         Authorize the Division of State Police to pay annual membership dues of $5,300 to the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance, Greenbelt, MD, for the period of January 1, 2011 through December 31, 2011.  80% Federal, 20% Highway Funds. 

 

#96         Authorize the Division of Motor Vehicles to accept and expend additional “Fatal Accident Reporting” grant funds in the amount of $12,472 from the US Department of Transportation National Highway Traffic Safety Agency.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#97         Authorize the Division of State Police to accept and expend an additional $4,914 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, 2011.  100% Agency Income Funds. 

 

#98         Authorize the Division of State Police to accept and expend an additional $11,552 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, 2011.  100% Agency Income Funds. 

 

#99         Authorize the Division of State Police to enter into a sole source contract with Abilis, New England, to enhance their CORIS records management system used by the NH Department of Corrections to interface and exchange data with the J-One System, in the amount of $315,250.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#100       Authorize the Division of Motor Vehicles to enter into a contract with Alltex Uniform Rental Service Inc., Manchester, NH, to provide customer carpets at the DMV offices throughout the State, in an amount not to exceed $23,000.  Effective February 1, 2011 through June 30, 2014. 

 

#101       Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into grant agreements with the governmental entities as detailed in letter dated September 13, 2010, for emergency preparedness capabilities enhancements for a total amount of $108,154.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#102       Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into grant agreements with the governmental entities as detailed in letter dated September 9, 2010, for emergency preparedness capabilities enhancements for a total amount of $203,933.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#103       Authorize the Division of State Police to retroactively sublease a portion of real property, for access to State Police Communication equipment to Public Service Company of NH, a NH Corporation, Manchester, NH, for a total amount of $18,000, for a communication facility.  Effective retroactive to January 1, 2010 through December 31, 2012.  (2)Further authorize to accept and expend funds in the amount of $12,000 received from PSNH sublease.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Private Local Funds. 

 

#104       Authorize the Division of Motor Vehicles to amend a lease with the Town of Salem, NH (previously approved by G&C on 10-4-00, item #91), by increasing the price in the amount not to exceed $19,638, and by extending the term from January 1, 2011 through September 30, 2011. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

#105       Authorize to accept and place on file the Monthly Equipment Acquisition Plan status report for the period ending September 30, 2010.

 

#106       Authorize the Bureau of Aeronautics to provide funding to the Town of Whitefield, to conduct an Environmental Assessment for the Mt. Washington Regional Airport, in the amount of $267,474.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2014.  95% Federal, 5% General Funds. 

 

#107       Authorize the Bureau of Planning and Community Assistance to enter into agreements with the sub-recipients as detailed in letter dated September 15, 2010, to provide funding and services under the Federal Safe Routes to School Program through a local project administration process to create travel plans for schools in Henniker, Nashua, and Manchester, for a total of $36,275.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#108       Authorize the Bureau of Planning and Community Assistance to enter into agreements with the sub-recipients as detailed in letter dated September 23, 2010, to provide funding and services under the Federal Safe Routes to School Program through a local project administration process to create a travel plan for two schools in Hanover, for a total of $18,050.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#109       Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to pay various owners $1,436,037.40 as documented in the Contemplated Awards List for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from September 17, 2010 through September 30, 2010.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#110       Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to sell a 3.65 acre parcel of State owned land improved with a single family residency located in Hinsdale to Russell Willette Sr, and Anita Willette for $56,000, and in addition, charge a $1,100 Administration Fee.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#111       Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to grant an access point through the Controlled Access Right of Way of NH Route 111 located in Salem to the Rockingham Christian Church for $5,100.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#112       Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into an agreement with Concord Coach Lines, Concord, NH, to rebuild four state-owned commuter coaches used in intercity bus service, for an amount not to exceed $392,280.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#113       Authorize Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into a retroactive agreement with Concord Coach Lines, Concord, NH, for intercity bus services for the general public in Berlin, North Conway, and Littleton to Boston, MA, for an amount not to exceed $325,646.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#114       Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into an agreement with Jalbert Leasing Inc., Portsmouth, NH, to rebuild five state-owned commuter coaches used in intercity bus services, for an amount not to exceed $337,720.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#115       Authorize to accept and place on file the Bureau of Construction’s quarterly summary of active projects that may require contingencies use, for the period through June 30, 2010.

 

#116       Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Continental Paving Inc., Londonderry, NH, for reconstruction of 1.1 miles along NH 125 and the intersections with Danville Road and NH 121A in Plaistow, on the basis of a low bid of $7,348,501.20.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $367,425.06 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 14, 2013.  95.26% Federal, 4.74% Local Match Funds.