GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL AGENDA

Newport Opera House, Newport, New Hampshire

October 22, 2008, 10:00 a.m.

 

 

                                COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY

#1           Authorize to enter into an agreement with the County of Carroll, Ossipee, NH, for the purpose of building the capacity of NH’s Regional Development Corporations in the amount of $200,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                OFFICE OF ENERGY AND PLANNING

#1A        Authorize to amend a sole source contract with Southwestern Community Services Inc., Keene, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 3-26-08, item #11), for the Weatherization Assistance Program, by increasing the amount by $14,711 from $176,423 to $191,134.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#1B        Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Southwestern Community Services Inc., Keene, NH, for the repair or replacement of malfunctioning heating systems in low-income households receiving Weatherization services in the amount of $63,761.  (2)Further authorize to advance to the vendor $11,477.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                ADJUTANT GENERAL

#2           Authorize to accept and expend funds in the amount of $350.96 from the Fish and Game Department for expenses incurred on August 5, 2008 Aerial Serial and Rescue support in NH.  100% Transfer Funds. 

 

#3           Authorize Michael J. Moranti, Manchester, NH, be confirmed to the rank of Major, NH Army National Guard. 

 

                                HIGHWAY SAFETY AGENCY

#3A        Authorize to enter into a contractual agreement with the Courtyard Marriott & Grappone Conference Center, Concord, NH, to serve as the host site for the 2008 Annual Drunk and Drugged Driving Awareness Month Lunch Scheduled for November 24, 2008 in the amount of $4,590.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 30, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

#4           Authorize Bureau of General Services to retroactively amend a contract with EnviroVantage Inc., Epping, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-25-08, item #51), for mold remediation and office renovation services, by extending the completion date to October 31, 2008.

 

#5           Authorize to accept and place on file the Report and Findings of Councilor Debora Pignatelli with regard to the financing of certain equipment and the construction, renovation and furnishing of certain existing facilities in connection with Nashua Regional Cancer Center Inc., Nashua, NH.

 

#5A        Authorize Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to amend a contract with Gerard A. Laflamme Inc., Londonderry, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-25-08, item #47), for additional work to the Uninterruptible Power Supply, by increasing the amount by $43,118 from $298,700 to $341,818.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 15, 2008.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#5B        Authorize Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Virgin Construction Corporation, Franklin, NH, for emergency repairs, low bid design/build sanitary sewer extension, NH State Liquor Store, Hampton, NH, and to utilize funds from any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated in an amount not to exceed $295,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 30, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

#5C        Authorize Risk Management Unit to enter into an agreement with The Segal Company, Farmington, CT, for Actuarial, Claims Audit and Employee Benefits Consulting Services in an amount not to exceed $1,330,000.  Effective November 1, 2008 through December 31, 2011.

 

#5D        Authorize to retroactively amend a contract with Berry, Dunn, McNeil Parker, Portland, ME, to provide additional quality assurance services for the Enterprise Resource Planning Project, by increasing the amount by $100,428.50 from $897,503 to $997,317.50, and by extending the end date from September 30, 2008 to September 30, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                TREASURY DEPARTMENT

#6           Authorize to award an unconditional state guarantee of principal and interest of the proposed Pease Development Authority’s State Guaranteed Bonds, 2008 Series A in the principal amount of $5 million and obligation of the Pease Development Authority to pay principal and interest on a proposed line of credit note in the maximum aggregate principal amount of $2.5 million to be outstanding at any time.  (2)Further authorize the State Treasurer to enter into a reimbursement agreement between the Authority and the State relative to issuance of stated obligations of the Authority.

 

#7           Authorize to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated and the State Treasurer to issue checks in the amount of $279,413.12 to the rightful owners of abandoned or unclaimed funds.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL RESOURCES

#8           Authorize Division of Arts to award an Art in Education Partnership Initiative Grant in the amount of $7,500 to the Arts Alliance of Northern NH, Littleton.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#9           Authorize to award a Cultural Conservation Grant to the NH Division of Archives and Records Management in the amount of $5,234.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Conservation Plate Funds. 

 

#10         Authorize to award a Cultural Conservation Grant in the amount of $7,200 to the NH Veterans Home, Tilton, for the preservation of building plans.  (2)Further authorize to accept and expend a Cultural Conservation Grant from the Department of Cultural Resources in the amount of $7,200.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Conservation Plate Funds. 

 

#11         Authorize Division of Historic Resources to accept a Term Historic Preservation Easement consisting of the real property and structure known as The Currier Museum of Art, Manchester and no appraised value, from The Currier Museum of Art, Manchester, a NH voluntary corporation, for the term of fifty years from G&C approval.

 

                                ATTORNEY GENERAL

#12         Authorize to accept and expend a grant in the amount of $49,999 from the Bureau of Justice Statistics, Office of Justice Programs, Federal Fiscal Year 2008 State Justice Statistics Program, to be utilized to support NH’s Statistical Analysis Center.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#13         Authorize to appoint K. Allen Brooks as a Senior Assistant Attorney General at a salary level of $70,404.56.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.

 

#14         Authorize to appoint Rosemary Wiant as an Assistant Attorney General at a salary level of $60,500.04.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2009. 

 

#15         Authorize to reappoint Constance N. Stratton as a Senior Assistant Attorney General at a salary level of $82,094.48.  Effective October 31, 2008 through October 31, 2013.

 

#16         Authorize to reappoint Deborah B. Weissbard as an Assistant Attorney General at a salary level of $73,000.  Effective October 31, 2008 through October 31, 2013.

 

#17         Authorize the petition of Nelson Nixon Santana requesting a pardon hearing for the offenses of Habitual Offender (Rockingham County) and Reckless Conduct (Merrimack County).  The petitioner is not eligible for an annulment until June 22,, 2013. 

 

#18         Authorize to retroactively amend a sole source contract with Dr. Paul Morrow (previously amended by G&C on 9-3-07, item #26A), as a substitute medical examiner, by increasing the amount by $10,000 from $16,359.92 to $26,359.92 to conduct autopsies as needed in the absence of the State Medical Examiner and the Deputy Chief Medical Examiner.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

#18A      Authorize to expend a sum not to exceed $504,000 from funds not otherwise appropriated for the purpose of covering projected shortfalls for the Addison and Brooks capital murder cases.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  This action is contingent upon approval of the Fiscal Committee October 22, 2008.

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY

#19         Authorize to continue (1) Employment Counselor, position #8T128, salary grade 18, through June 30, 2009.  Federal Funds. 

 

                                PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION

#20         Authorize to enter into a contract with Steven E. Patnaude, LCR, Boscawen, NH, to provide court-reporting services in an amount not to exceed $7,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 1, 2010.

 

#21         Authorize to appoint F. Anne Ross of Salisbury, NH as General Counsel, at an annual salary of $84,297, salary group HH, step 3.  Effective September 12, 2008.

 

#22         Authorize to continue membership and participate in the New England Conference of Public Utilities Commissioners for an amount of $24,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2009.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#22A      Authorize to enter into a contract with ACCENT on Systems Ltd., Bucks, England, to provide assistance to Commission staff with programming and implementation of a computer-based system, providing tracking and reporting components on the overall effectiveness of various Safety Training programs associated with the Underground Damage Prevention in an amount not to exceed $52,500.  (2)Further authorize to enter into a contract with iTek Solutions Inc., Carson City, NV, to provide assistance to Commission staff with programming and implementation of a computer-based system, providing tracking and reporting components on the overall effectiveness of various Safety Training programs associated with the Underground Damage Prevention in an amount not to exceed $52,500.  (3)Further authorize to enter into a contract with Richard Hale Shaw, Carson City, NV, to provide assistance to Commission staff with programming and implementation of a computer-based system, providing tracking and reporting components on the overall effectiveness of various Safety Training programs associated with the Underground Damage Prevention in an amount not to exceed $52,500.      Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

#23         Authorize Division of Parks and Recreation to accept a donation of $28,000 from the US Forest Service Jump Start Grant Program through the North Country Resource Conservation & Development Area.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009. 

 

#24         Authorize Division of Parks and Recreation to make a retroactive payment in the amount of $2,036.83, to Team EJP Concord, NH, for purchases made by Construction and Maintenance crew for emergency repairs at Wellington State Park on September 10, 2008.  100% Parks Funds. 

 

#25         Authorize to amend a contract with F.A. Gray Inc., Portsmouth, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 9-5-07, item #29), for minor repairs and painting of the Wentworth Coolidge Mansion a historical landmark building, by extending the completion date to June 30, 2009 from October 27, 2008.  100% General Funds – Capital. 

 

#26         Authorize to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the Belknap County Conservation District to use approximately 48 acres at Opechee Bay State Forest in Laconia, NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through a period of 25 years.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

#27         Authorize to make retroactive unencumbered payment to James S. Piscopo, General Contractor Inc., in the amount of $21,351.95 for emergency work undertaken on August 8th and 16th, 2008 to stabilize and refill a 36-inch sewer interceptor on Lakeside Avenue in the Weirs Beach section of Laconia, NH.  100% WRBP Funds. 

 

#28         Authorize to reclassify position #40501 from Environmentalist III, labor grade 23, to Supervisor VI, labor grade 27.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Federal Fund. 

 

#29         Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with the University of NH, Complex Systems Research Center, Durham, NH, to digitize three 1:24,000-scale surfical geology maps and two 1:24,000-scale bedrock geology maps in the amount of $6,250.  (2)Further authorize an advance payment in the amount of $2,100 to hire student staff.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 31, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#30         Authorize to budget and expend prior year carry forward funds from Annual Dam Registration and Permitting Fees in the amount of $40,300.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Dam Registration Funds. 

 

#31         Authorize to dispose of three state-owned parcels, one of which includes a metal framed building in Nashua, NH, to the City of Nashua at a nominal price of $1 and an administrative fee of $1,100.

 

#32         Authorize to approve an Original Loan Agreement with New Hampton Village Precinct to finance water system improvements in the amount of $650,000.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% State Revolving Loan Funds. 

 

#33         Authorize to award Wastewater State Aid Grants in an aggregate amount of $2,296,941 for water pollution control projects.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% General Funds.

 

#34         Authorize to amend a lease agreement with Gerald P. McCarthy Properties, Wareham, MA, (previously amended by G&C on 3-5-08, item #55), for the storage and repair of boats, by extending the completion date to April 30, 2009 from October 31, 2008, and by increasing the amount by $6,750 to $20,250 from $13,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 30, 2009.  100% Lake Restoration Funds. 

 

#35         Authorize to enter into an agreement with Eckhardt & Johnson Inc., Manchester, NH, for maintenance and repair of dual fuel boilers in the amount of $21,197.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Winn River Basin Funds. 

 

#36         Authorize to approve a Supplemental Loan Agreement with Meriden Village Water District, which lowers the Original Loan Agreement by $25,113.75 from $344,700 to $319,586.25, and finalizes the loan amount used to finance an upgrade to the lagoon aeration system.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

 

#37         Authorize to enter into an agreement with the Rockingham County Conservation District, Brentwood, NH, to design, obtain permits and restore a portion of Little River Marsh in North Hampton in the amount of $70,193.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 31, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#38         Authorize to approve a Supplemental Loan Agreement with the Ossipee Water & Sewer Commission in the amount of $224,999.80, which finalizes the loan amount used to finance a water main replacement project.  Effective upon G&C approval.  

 

#39         Authorize Thomas Haas’ request to construct a tidal docking structure consisting of a permanent pier connecting to a ramp, connecting to a float and associated float stop, providing one under-sized slip on frontage on Great Bay in Durham.

 

#40         Authorize James Adams’ request to construct a tidal docking structure consisting of a permanent pier connecting to a ramp, connecting to a float and associated float stop, providing one under-sized slip on frontage on the Great Bay in Durham.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

#41         Authorize to make a one-time payment of $25,000 to the United Way of Merrimack County, Concord, NH, to provide support for statewide 2-1-1 information and referral service.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

#42         Authorize as administrator of the Social Security Program, to amend the agreement between the Secretary of the United States Department of Health and Human Services and the State of NH, to extend Social Security and Medicare coverage to the employees of the Town of Jefferson whose positions are covered by the NH Retirement System-Group I.  Effective date of coverage is January 1, 2008.

 

                                Bureau of Facilities and Assets Management

#42A      Authorize to amend a lease with 40 Terrill Park Drive LLC c/o CPManagement Inc., Exeter, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 11-19-03, item #71), by increasing the amount of $123,569.10 to $2,431,085.91 from $2,307,516.81, and by extending the end date from October 31, 2008 to January 31, 2009.  60% General, 40% Federal Funds. 

 

#42B      Authorize to amend a lease with Paulette D. Semprini, New Castle, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 8-23-06, item #76), by increasing the amount of $55,359.96 to $175,263.19 from $119,903.23, and by extending the end date from October 31, 2008 to October 31, 2009.  60% General, 40% Federal Funds. 

 

#42C      Authorize to amend a lease with 30 Maplewood Avenue Trust, Quincy, MA, (previously approved by G&C on 11-19-03, item #72), by increasing the amount of $341,377.56 to $1,865,405.52 from $1,524,027.96, and by extending the end date from October 31, 2008 to October 31, 2009.  60% General, 40% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Human Resource Management

#43         Authorize to make a one-time payment from SFY 2009 funds to Penny Sampson, Administrator II, Division of Juvenile Justice Services in the amount of $2,075.82, for wages that were not paid for the SFY 2008.  86% General, 14% Other (School Dist). 

 

#44         Authorize to make a one-time payment from SFY 2009 funds to Lawrence Bello, Teacher I, Division of Juvenile Justice Services in the amount of $10,942.62, for wages that were not paid for the SFY 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, and 2008.  85% General, 15% Other (School Dist). 

 

#45         Authorize to make a one-time payment from SFY 2009 funds to Diana Smith, Administrator II, Bureau of Administration in the amount of $3,068.20, for wages that were not paid for the SFY 2007, and 2008.  60% General, 40% Federal Funds. 

 

#46         Authorize to make a one-time payment from SFY 2009 funds to Angela Kalampalikis, Youth Counselor I, Division of Juvenile Justice Services in the amount of $285.30, for wages that were not paid for the SFY 2007, and 2008.  86% General, 14% Federal Funds.   

 

#47         Authorize to make a one-time payment from SFY 2009 funds to Rosemary Ekdahl, Dental Hygienist, NH Hospital in the amount of $134.09, for wages that were not paid for the SFY 2008.  70% General, 30% Federal Funds. 

 

#48         Authorize to make a one-time payment from SFY 2009 funds to David Roberts, Program Planner I, Division of Public Health in the amount of $346.28, for wages that were not paid for the SFY 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Developmental Services

#49         Authorize to amend a sole source contract with Moore Center Services Inc., Manchester, NH (previously approved by G&C on 6-27-07, item #216), to provide grant project services by increasing the price by $45,000 from $1,270,031 to $1,315,031.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Public Health Services

#50         Authorize Bureau of Prevention Services, Nutrition and Health Promotion Section to accept and expend federal funds in the amount of $30,000 from the US Department of Agriculture to fund the WIC Program Food Package Implementation Project.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                New Hampshire Hospital

#51         Authorize to accept donations from August 1, 2008 through September 30, 2008 from contributors as detailed in letter dated September 30, 2008, in the amount of $1,744.62.

 

#52         Authorize to accept nonmonetary donations from August 1, 2008 through September 30, 2008 as detailed in letter dated September 30, 2008, in the amount of $825.

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE VETERANS HOME

#53         Authorize to retroactively pay Gustavo Preston Service Company, Chelmsford, MA, the amount of $940.30 for the preventive maintenance of hydro-tank and pumps located at the Veterans Home from April 15, 2008.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE LOTTERY

#54         Authorize to accept and place on file the Annual Report for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2008.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY

#55         Authorize Division of State Police to enter into a contract with Ferdinando Insurance Associates Inc., Manchester, NH, for insurance coverage on the State Police Aircraft in the amount of $25,078.  Effective November 1, 2008 through October 31, 2009.  81% Highway, 19% Turnpike Funds. 

 

#56         Authorize Division of State Police to reclassify position #18443 from a Clerk IV, labor grade 12 to a Human Resources Assistant II, labor grade 12.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#57         Authorize Division of State Police to reclassify position #41914 from a Regulatory Trooper, labor grade 19 to a Program Assistant II, labor grade 21.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#58         Authorize Division of Administration to accept and expend a $7,250 agreement known as the “Northeast Region Motor Fuel Project” from the Federal Highway Administration for the Joint Federal/State Motor Fuel Tax Compliance project.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#58A      Authorize Division of State Police to enter into a memorandum of understanding with the Department of Justice for the purpose of completing the entry of crimes into the Uniform Charge Table component of the Integrated Crime Justice Information System.  (2)Further authorize to enter a $6,545 sole source contract with Kathleen Brown, Hollis, NH, for the purpose of completing the entry of crimes into the Uniform Charge Table component of the Integrated Crime Justice Information System.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 31, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

#59         Authorize to amend a contract with Harrington & Cortelyou Inc., Kansas City, MO, and Yates Electric Service Inc., Durham, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 2-13-08, item #82A), to complete the permanent electrical repairs to the lift system and appurtenances of the Sarah Long Bridge carrying the US Route 1 Bypass over the Piscataqua River between Portsmouth, NH and Kittery, ME, by increasing the amount by $150,000 from $500,000 to $650,000.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Betterment Funds. 

 

#60         Authorize to reclassify positions #20418 Civil Engineer IV, labor grade 27 to Program Specialist II, labor grade 21 and #20422 Engineering Technician V, labor grade 22 to Program Specialist 21.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#61         Authorize an annual salary step increase for William J. Cass from Grade 11, Step 3 ($89,137) to Grade II, Step 4 ($94,031) effective September 5, 2008.

 

#62         Authorize Bureau of Finance & Contracts to exercise a contract renewal with OCE North America Inc., Chicago, IL (previously approved by G&C on 4-23-08, item #89), for equipment maintenance in the amount of $27,647.28.  (2)Further authorize to pay overage charges, if needed, at a rate of $.01435 per sq foot for usage in excess of 600,000 sq feet, the amount included in the base contract.  Effective November 1, 2008 through October 31, 2009.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#63         Authorize Bureau of Rail & Transit to amend a contract with Advance Transit Inc., Wilder, VT (previously amended by G&C on 1-16-08, item #218), to purchase transit vehicles and transit related equipment, by increasing the amount by $175,735 from $1,683,853 to $1,859,588.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#64         Authorize Bureau of Bridge Design to enter into an agreement with the State of Vermont for the replacement of the bridge carrying US Route 4 over the Connecticut River between Lebanon, NH, and Hartford, VT.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

 

#65         Authorize to accept and place on file the Monthly Equipment Acquisition Plan status report for the period ending September 30, 2008.

 

#66         Authorize Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into agreements with the agencies as detailed in letter dated October 3, 2008, to provide vehicles and equipment through the Elderly Individuals and Individuals with Disabilities Program in an amount not to exceed $373,512.  Effective upon G&C approval through for the life of the equipment to be purchased.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#67         Authorize Right of Way to quitclaim any interest the State of NH may have in a portion of DOT land that was formerly a portion of a Patrol Facility and would be considered surplus State owned property upon completion of the Manchester Airport Access Road, to the abutting property owner, Edgemere Realty LLC, in the Town of Bedford.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

 

#68         Authorize Bureau of Right of Way to pay various owners $432,975.97 as documented in the Contemplated Awards List for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from September 23, 2008 through September 30, 2008.  Effective upon G&C approval.  Funding is available based on the funding source for each particular project. 

 

#69         Authorize Bureau of Aeronautics to provide funding to the City of Lebanon, NH, for AIP-37 to upgrade airfield electrical systems in the amount of $110,663.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2012.  97.44% Federal, 2.56% General Funds. 

 

#70         Authorize Bureau of Construction to amend a contract with Continental Paving Inc., Londonderry, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 3-5-08, item #107), for roadway and bridge rehabilitation on I-89 from Exit 7 to 8 and Exit 9 to 11 in the towns of Hopkinton and New London.  Effective upon G&C approval.  90% Federal, 10%S State Highway Funds. 

 

#71         Authorize Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with R.J. Olszak Construction Inc., d/b/a All-Ways Wrecking, Bridgewater, NH, for building demolition along US 3 (South River Road), in Bedford on the basis of a low bid of $157,678.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 19, 2008.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $23,651.70 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction of the project.  80% Federal, 20% Highway Funds. 

 

#72         Authorize Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Pike Industries Inc., Belmont, NH, for roadway rehabilitation on US Route 3 from the Carroll/Whitefield town line north 2.2 miles to approximately View Street on the basis of a low bid of $4,733,160.90.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 27, 2010.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $331,321.26 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction of the project.  80% Federal, 20% Highway Funds. 

 

#73         Authorize Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with R.J. Olszak Construction Inc., d/b/a All-Ways Wrecking, Bridgewater, NH, for demolition of buildings on three State owned parcels located in the Towns of Pembroke, Gilmanton and Belmont on the basis of a low bid of $50,960.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 24, 2009.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $7,644 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction of the project.  80% Federal, 20% Highway Funds. 

 

#74         Authorize to accept and place on file the Bureau of Constructions’ quarterly summary of active projects that may require contingencies, for the period through September 30, 2008.

 

#75         Authorize to enter into a lease agreement with the Pease Development Authority, Portsmouth, NH, to operate and maintain the Skyhaven Airport in Rochester, NH, for the cost of $1.00.  (2)Further authorize to transfer the unexpended balance of the Skyhaven Airport Maintenance and Operations Fund as of November 1, 2008 to the PDA in the amount not to exceed $25,000.  100% Skyhaven Airport Revenue. 

#76                                                                         TUITION REQUESTS

A.         HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES – Family Assistance - Request permission to pay Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH, the sum of $855.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Monica Brady-DeRico, Family Services Specialist II, in the on-line course entitled “Psychology of Personality”.  Source of funds:  25% Federal 75% General

B.         HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES – Family Assistance – Request permission to pay Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH, the sum of $2,250.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Melissa Diozzi, Family Services Specialist I, in the courses entitled “Professional Affairs & Ethics” and “Human Development”.  Source of funds:  25% Federal 75% General

C.         HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES – Family Assistance – Request permission to pay Franklin Pierce University, Rindge, NH, the sum of $810.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Michele Hilliard, Family Services Specialist II, in the course entitled “College Writing II”.  Source of funds:  25% Federal 75% General

D.         HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES – Family Assistance – Request permission to pay Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH, the sum of $1,320.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Laura LeMien, Family Services Specialist II, in the courses entitled “Leadership” and “Principles of Finance”.  Source of funds:  25% Federal 75% General

E.         HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES – Family Assistance – Request permission to pay Franklin Pierce University, Rindge, NH, the sum of $1,580.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Daniella Thorpe, Family Services Specialist I, in the on-line courses entitled “Introduction to Sociology” and “Deviance & Social Control”.  Source of funds:  25% Federal 75% General

F.         HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES – New Hampshire Hospital – Request permission to pay Franklin Pierce University, Concord, NH, the sum of $688.50 for the sole purpose of enrolling Elva Alvarado, Accounting Technician, in the course entitled “Principles of Financial Management”.  Source of funds:  Agency 095 – 75% General 25% Federal; Agency 094 – 66% General 33% Federal 1% Other

G.        LIQUOR – Request permission to pay Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH, the sum of $855.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Cherie L. Sirrianna, Accounting Technician, in the course entitled “Finite Applied Mathematics”.  Source of funds:  100% General

H.         PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION – Request permission to pay Daniel Webster College, Nashua, NH, the sum of $1,530.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Robyn J. Descoteau, PUC Examiner, in the course entitled “Capstone Research Project”.  Source of funds:  100% Utility Assessment

I.          TRANSPORTATION – Request permission to pay Southern New Hampshire University, Salem, NH, the sum of $394.50 for the sole purpose of enrolling Valerie Labbe, Accountant I, in the course entitled “Corporate Finance”.  Source of funds:  100% Highway

J.         TRANSPORTATION – Request permission to pay New England College, Henniker, NH, the sum of $1,115.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Alexis Martin, Safety Supervisor, in the courses entitled “Governmental Policy Makers II” and “Capstone Project Part I”.  Source of funds:  100% Highway

K.         TREASURY – Request permission to pay Franklin Pierce University, Concord, NH, the sum of $688.50 for the sole purpose of enrolling Sylvia Yeaton, Accountant IV, in the course entitled “Challenges of Business and Society”.  Source of funds:  100% General

 

Requested Tuition Total:  $12,086.50

 

 

 

TABLED ITEMS

 

 

                        DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

#94         TABLED – The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Pignagelli, seconded by Councilor Hollingworth, voted to table Richard Gemberling’s request to install a permanent wharf in addition to an existing “U” shaped pier consisting of two piling piers connected by a walkway on an average of 360 ft of frontage on Barndoor Island on Lake Winnipesaukee in Alton.

 

LIQUOR COMMISSION

#127A    TABLED - The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Hollingworth, seconded by Councilor Pignatelli voted to table the request to enter into a contract with Hammar & Sons Incorporated, Pelham, NH, to provide sign maintenance and repair services at various liquor store locations throughout NH for a total price of $366,575.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2011.  100% General Funds.