GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL AGENDA

                                                                                                Portsmouth City Hall, Portsmouth, NH

                                                                                                October 6, 2010, 10:00 a.m.

 

#1           CONSENT CALENDAR - DONATIONS:

 

                                ATTORNEY GENERAL

A.      Authorize to accept a gift of $7,858 from Comcast for the rewrite and graphic design of the Internet Safety Guide.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

 

 

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 University of New Hampshire School of Law located in Concord, 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 amend a grant with the County of Merrimack, Boscawen, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 1-16-08, item #5), in the amount of $355,000, by extending the completion date to June 30, 2012 from December 31, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

#3A        Authorize to accept and expend $27,206 in SFY 2011 of additional other funds available from the Department of Safety to allow for full utilization of a grant awarded by Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration for procurement of information technology capabilities supporting the Division of Motor Vehicles.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                CONNECTICUT RIVER VALLEY RESOURCE COMMISSION

#4           Authorize to enter into a retroactive sole source agreement with the Connecticut River Joint Commission, Charlestown, NH, to provide administration, management, and program assistance in the amount of $30,000.  (2)Further authorize to advance $7,500.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                OFFICE OF ENERGY AND PLANNING

#5           Authorize to amend  item #4, approved by G&C on 11-4-09, by reallocating ARRA funding for the Energy Assurance Planning program across the state fiscal years during which the grant award falls and between expenditure classes in the amount of $102,504.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 14, 2012.  100% Federal (ARRA Energy Assurance Planning) Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.  

 

#6           Authorize to amend item #17A, approved by G&C on 6-23-10, by reallocating ARRA funding for the Retrofit Ramp-Up program between expenditures classes in the amount of $11,277 in FY11 and $17,256 in FY12.  (2)Further authorize to amend items #10A, approved by G&C on 5-26-10, by reallocating ARRA funding for the State Energy Programs program between expenditure classes in the amount of $47,592 in FY11 and $74,399 in FY12.  (3)Further authorize to amend item #17B, approved by G&C on 6-23-10, by reallocating ARRA funding for the Weatherization program between expenditure classes in the amount of $47,592 in FY11 and $74,399 in FY12.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2012.  (4)Further authorize to establish a full-time temporary ARRA Accountant position.  (5)Further authorize to establish a full-time temporary ARRA Administrative Assistant position.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 30, 2012.  100% Federal ARRA Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#7           Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with the Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH, for the repair or replacement of malfunctioning heating systems in low-income households receiving Weatherization services in the amount of $132,162.  (2)Further authorize to advance $23,789.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#8           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 $94,790.  (2)Further authorize to advance $17,062.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#9           Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with the Strafford County Community Action Committee Inc., Dover, NH, for the repair or replacement of malfunctioning heating systems in low-income households receiving Weatherization services in the amount of $83,099.  (2)Further authorize to advance $14,959.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#10         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with the Tri-County Community Action Program Inc., Berlin, NH, for the repair or replacement of malfunctioning heating systems in low-income households receiving Weatherization services in the amount of $141,551.  (2)Further authorize to advance $25,479.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#11         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with the Rockingham Community Action Inc., Portsmouth, NH, for the repair or replacement of malfunctioning heating systems in low-income households receiving Weatherization services in the amount of $100,957.  (2)Further authorize to advance $18,172.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#12         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Southern New Hampshire Services Inc., Manchester, NH, for the repair or replacement of malfunctioning heating systems in low-income households receiving Weatherization services in the amount of $197,441.  (2)Further authorize to advance $35,539.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                OFFICE OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL

#13         Authorize Captain Dan M. Tzizik, Lee, 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.

 

#14         Authorize Captain Heidi S. McInally, Hampstead, 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.

 

#15         Authorize Richard F. Oberman, Pembroke, NH, be confirmed to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Army National Guard.

 

#16         Authorize Captain Kerry M. Clark, Dudley, MA, be confirmed for promotion to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard.

 

#17         Authorize Travis A. Jones, Oak Ridge, TN, be confirmed to the rank of Major, NH Army National Guard.

 

#18         Authorize Jeffrey M. Samon, Newmarket, NH, be confirmed to the rank of Major, NH Army National Guard.

 

#19         Authorize Major Charles R. Smith, Newfields, NH, be confirmed for promotion to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Air National Guard. 

 

#20         Authorize Captain Joel R. Johnson, Portsmouth, NH, be confirmed for promotion to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard.

 

#21         Authorize Major Russell F. Morin, Merrimack, NH, be confirmed for promotion to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Air National Guard.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

#22         Authorize the Bureau of Court Facilities to enter into a two-year holdover amendment agreement with the DCC Development Corporation, Hampton, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 9-19-08, item #24A), for rent of the Hampton District Court, Seabrook, in an amount not to exceed $148,354.49.  Effective November 1, 2010 through October 31, 2012.  100% Transfer Funds – transfer from AOC, Rent from Other Agencies. 

 

#23         Authorize the Bureau of Graphic Services to enter into a contract with Offtech of Maine Inc., Westbrook, ME, for equipment and maintenance, in the amount not to exceed $47,345.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount not to exceed $14,275, bringing the total not to exceed $61,620.  Effective November 1, 2010 through October 31, 2012.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                STATE TREASURY

#24         Authorize to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated in the amount of $26,841, and the State Treasurer to issue checks in the amount of $26,840.17 to the rightful owners of abandoned or unclaimed funds.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL RESOURCES

#25         Authorize the Division of Arts to transfer Fiscal Year 2011 appropriations in the amount of $25,300 between classes.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  No Cost.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#26         Authorize the Division of Arts to award FY 2011 Individual Artist Literary Fellowship Grants totaling $10,000 to the artists as detailed in letter dated August 12, 2010.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#27         Authorize to amend an operating grant awarded to Lebanon Opera House (previously approved by G&C on 12-29-09, item #25), by reducing the amount of $840 from $12,000 to $11,160.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#28         Authorize the State Library to award a Conservation Number Plate Grant to Plymouth State University in the amount of $6,247.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Conservation Plate Funds. 

 

#29         Authorize the Division of Arts to amend an operating grant to the Nashua Symphony Association, Nashua, NH (previously approved by G&C on 10-21-09, item #19), by reducing the amount $966 from $13,800 to $12,834.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#30         Authorize the Division of Arts to amend an operating grant to the Saint Kieran Community Center, Berlin, NH (previously approved by G&C on 12-9-09, item #27), by reducing the amount $672 from $9,600 to $8,928.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#31         Authorize the Division of Arts to amend operating grants awarded to the organizations as detailed in letter dated September 27, 2010, (previously approved by G&C on 10-21-09, item #18), by reducing the amounts.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#32         Authorize the Division of Arts to amend an operating grant to the Children’s Museum of NH, (previously approved by G&C on 12-9-09, item #27), by reducing the amount $840 from $12,000 to $11,160.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#33         Authorize the Division of Arts to amend an operating grant to the AVA Gallery and Art Center, (previously approved by G&C on 10-21-09, item #18), by reducing the amount $840 from $12,000 to $11,160.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#34         Authorize the Division of Arts to award an operating grant in the amount of $7,905 to Saint Anselm College, Manchester, NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#35         Authorize the State Library to award a Conservation Number Plate Grant to Chamberlin Free Library in the amount of $9,937.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Conservation Plate Funds. 

 

#36         Authorize the Division of Arts to award a Partnership Initiative Grant in the amount of $5,000 to Arts Alliance of Northern NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#37         Authorize the Division of Arts to amend an operating grant awarded to the Peterborough Players (previously approved by G&C on 10-21-09, item #20), by reducing the amount $1,050 from $15,000 to $13,950.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#38         Authorize the Division of Arts to amend an operating grant awarded to the Enfield Shaker Museum (previously approved by G&C on 12-6-09, item #27), by reducing the amount $791 from $11,300 to $10,509.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#39         Authorize the Division of Arts to award a grant in the amount of $14,000 to the New England Foundation for the Arts, Boston, MA, for a collaborative regional partnership initiative for NH Artists and Presenters.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds.  

 

#40         Authorize the Division of Arts to award a grant in the amount of $10,000 to the City Cultural Commission d/b/a ArtSpeak, Portsmouth, NH, for a collaborative regional partnership initiative for NH Artists.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#41         Authorize the Division of Arts to renew membership with the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies, Washington, DC, in the amount of $18,600.  Effective October 1, 2010 through September 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                ATTORNEY GENERAL

#42         Authorize to enter into a sub grant with the Strafford County Department of Corrections, in the amount of $10,000 from the Residential Substance Abuse Treatment for State Prisoners Formula Grant to support the ongoing Therapeutic Community Program for men in the Strafford County Jail.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2011. 

 

#43         Authorize to accept and expend unbudgeted grant funds in the amount of $7,944 from the Bureau of Justice Statistics, US Department of Justice, to be utilized to post statewide and regional crime statistics on the Internet.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                INSURANCE DEPARTMENT

#44         Authorize to accept and place on file the Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2010.

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY

#45         Authorize to continue a Mail Clerk II position through October 7, 2011 at an estimated cost of $17,959.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

#46         Authorize to reclassify position #43503, Technical Support Specialist II, labor grade 21 to Program Specialist II, labor grade 21.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#47         Authorize to reclassify position #12840 Probation/Parole Officer II, labor grade 22, step 6, to Business Systems Analyst II, labor grade 30, step 5.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE LIQUOR COMMISSION

#48         Authorize retroactive pay for Andrew S. Davis, Program Specialist IV, in the amount of $1,995.14, for the dates of February 17, 2009 through February 17, 2010, for wages not paid in FY 2009 and FY 2010.  100% Liquor Funds. 

 

#49         Authorize the Division of Liquor Enforcement, to accept and expend additional federal and other funds, in the amount of $45,000 from DHHS, Division of Community Based Care Services, Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Services to fund increased surveillance, enforcement and prevention efforts relevant to youth access to tobacco.  (2)Further authorize to renew and amend a memorandum of understanding with DHHS, Division of Community Based Care Services, Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Services, (previously approved by G&C on 11-19-08, item #128), to provide increased surveillance, enforcement and prevention efforts relevant to youth access to tobacco, by increasing the price by $45,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Transfer Funds (Federal/DHHS). 

 

#50         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with New Hampshire Fisher Cats, Manchester, NH, for the sole purpose of providing a sponsorship agreement, for a total price of $36,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Liquor Funds.  

 

#51         NOT USED 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

#52         Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation, Cannon Mountain to enter into a membership with the Loon Mountain d/b/a NH Ski Group, Lincoln, NH, in the amount of $16,006, for the 2010-2011 ski season.  100% Ski Area Funds. 

 

#53         Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation, Cannon Mountain to renew membership with New England Ski Areas Council, Lebanon, NH, in the amount of $2,656.92 for the 2010-2011 ski season.  100% Ski Area Funds. 

 

#54         Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to make a retroactive payment to Ed Mullaney & Associates, Marlton, NJ, in the amount of $1,427.75 for bathroom repairs to a state park facility on June 29, 2010.  100% State Park Funds. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT

#55         Authorize to enter into a contract with Prime Roofing Corp., New Ipswich, NH, to supply and install a new roof on the hatchery building at the Twin Mountain Fish Hatchery, Carroll, NH, for an amount not to exceed $35,388.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Fish and Game Funds. 

 

#56         Authorize to accept and expend a grant of $9,549 from the Wildlife Heritage Foundation of NH for the purpose of supporting the Barry Conservation Camp Renovation and Long Term Maintenance Project.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Agency Income (Wildlife Heritage) Funds. 

 

#57         Authorize to accept and expend $59,598 in federal funds from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#58         Authorize the transfer of $205,065 of unexpended funds from Excess Registration Fees to the Fish and Game OHRV Fiscal Year 2011 Operating Budget.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#59         Authorize to enter into a Grant Agreement with the Spectacle Pond Association, Alexandria, NH, to rebuild the dam on Spectacle Pond, Groton and Hebron, NH, in the amount of $25,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2011.  100% Other (Fisheries Habitat) Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

#60         Authorize to rebudget federal grant funds in the amount of $76,000 for the removal of dams.  (2)Further authorize to accept and expend $69,000 in federal funds from the US Fish and Wildlife Service for the removal of dams.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#61         Authorize to rebudget federal grant funds in the amount of $79,831 to design and construct a hands-on training module for drinking water operators.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#62         Authorize to enter into a contract with F. X. Lyons Inc., to design and build a hands-on training demonstration module for training, in the amount of $64,831.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#63         Authorize a loan agreement with Country Village Way Condominium Association, Gilford, NH, to finance water system improvements in the amount of $97,400.  Effective upon G&C approval.  79% Federal, 21% Capital (General) Funds. 

 

#64         Authorize a loan agreement with Old Lawrence Road LLC, Pelham, NH, to finance water system improvements in the amount of $242,000.  Effective upon G&C approval.  79% Federal, 21% Capital (Federal) Funds. 

 

#65         Authorize to retroactively pay FY 2011 membership dues to the New England Interstate Water Pollution  Control Commission, Lowell, MA, in the amount of $13,399.  Effective upon G&C approval.  16% Federal, 84% CWSRF Funds. 

 

#66         Authorize to enter into an agreement with Energy Management and Control Inc., Marlborough, MA, for turbine generator maintenance and repair in the amount of $18,150.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% WBRP Funds. 

 

#67         Authorize Richard Totaro’s request to conduct work on an average of 374 feet of frontage along Lake Winnipesaukee in Wolfeboro.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

#68         Authorize to transfer $22,424 Fiscal Year 2011 appropriations between classes.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#69         Authorize to amend a contract with SunGard Public Sector Ltd., Lake Mary, FL, (previously amended by G&C on 7-15-09, item #131), to purchase a statewide license for Assessment Builders, for an additional amount not to exceed $90,000, a total cost not to exceed $1,240,633.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 31, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#70         Authorize to enter into a contract with Community College System of NH, Concord, NH, to implement the Mathematics and Science Partnership Project entitled Mathematics Learning Communities 2, by providing professional development activities for high school and college mathematics faculty to enhance pedagogy and instructional approaches that support the effective delivery of mathematics content in two courses that are aligned to college readiness, in an amount not to exceed $75,000.  (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 October 29, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#71         Authorize to amend a contract with NH Jobs for America’s Graduates, Manchester, NH (previously approved by G&C on 9-9-09, item #108), by reallocating available FY 2010 balances forward into FY 2011; adding Laconia High School as a site to receive dropout prevention and alternative education services; and by increasing the contract from $392,728 by $21,709 to an amount not to exceed $414,437.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#71A      Authorize to enter into a contract with Granite State Independent Living, Concord, NH, to provide independent living services, in an amount not to exceed $154,282.  (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.  76% Federal, 24% General Funds. 

 

#71B      Authorize to enter into a contract with Northeast Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Inc., Concord, NH, to provide independent living services, in an amount not to exceed $65,813.  (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 Funds. 

 

                                POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION COMMISSION

#72         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with the University System of NH, to increase college access and success for NH citizens by improving the infrastructure for students progressing from one level to another with accurate transcript and credit evaluations for courses in the amount of $99,345.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 14, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#73         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Granite State Management & Resources, Concord, NH, to improve access to college planning and admissions information for students, parents and education professionals in the State’s seven regions, increase participation in standardized testing and related preparation activities for students at the State’s public high schools with the lowest college-going and highest poverty rates, and in partnership with NH’s degree-granting postsecondary schools and the NH Postsecondary Education Commission, create a public awareness campaign focusing on the value of pursuing a higher education in the amount of $854,555.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 14, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

                                Office of the Commissioner

#73A      Authorize an increase of $4,268.17 in the annual salary of Unclassified Position #9U423, Administrator of Glencliff Home, L. Todd Bickford, salary grade FF, from $95,290.55 to $99,558.72, effective October 6, 2010.  95.5% General, 4.5% Agency Income Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Human Resource Management

#74         Authorize to make a one-time payment from SFY 2011 funds to Ellen Allwood, Registered Nurse III, NH Hospital, in the amount of $2,451.12, to compensate for wages that were not paid for SFY 2010.  70% General, 30% Federal Funds. 

 

#75         Authorize to make a one-time payment from SFY 2011 funds to Shanthi Venkatesan, Administrator IV, Office of Business Operations in the amount of $555, to compensate for wages that were not paid for SFY 2010.  62% General, 38% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Division of Public Health Services

#76         Authorize the Bureau of Community Services, Maternal & Child Health Section to accept and expend federal funds in the amount of $305,501 from the US Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Services, to fund the Family Planning Program.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#77         Authorize the Bureau of Community Services, Maternal & Child Health Section to accept and expend federal funds in the amount of $449,627 from the Health Resources and Services Administration to fund the Affordable Care Act Home Visiting Program.  Effective retroactive to the Notice of Grant Award date of July 15, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#78         Authorize the Bureau of Community Services, Maternal & Child Health Section to enter into an agreement with Strafford County Community Action Committee, Farmington, NH, to provide home visiting services in an amount not to exceed $30,352.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#79         Authorize Bureau of Prevention Services, Asthma Control, Diabetes Education, and Tobacco Prevention and Control Programs, to enter into an agreement with Community Health Access Network, Newmarket, NH, to provide, coordinate, and implement capacity-building interventions for improved workforce development, quality of health care, and public health initiatives specific to asthma, diabetes and tobacco control under the programs’ joint Chronic Disease Prevention, Education And Clinical Quality Project, in an amount not to exceed $552,307.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#79A      Authorize the Bureau of Health Statistics and Informatics, Health Statistics and Data Management Section to reimburse D. Sai S. Cherala from current year funds for out-of-state travel-related expenses incurred in the performance of office state business during the last fiscal year.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                New Hampshire Hospital

#80         Authorize to enter into an agreement with The Melanson Company Inc., Bow, NH, to provide roof repairs on the NHH Acute Psychiatric Building, in the amount of $24,780.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2010.  69% General, 31% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY

#81         Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to expend State Matching Funds for Federal Emergency Management Agency Public Assistance Grants to the applicants as detailed in letter dated September 8, 2010, in the amount of $242,997.  (2)Further authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to expend State Matching Funds for Federal Emergency Management Agency Public Assistance Grants to the applicants as detailed in letter dated September 8, 2010, in the amount of $60,960.71.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% General Funds. 

 

#82         Authorize the Division of Motor Vehicles to enter into a sole source contract with Penton Business Media Inc., New York, NY, (previously amended by G&C on 4-1-09, item #121E), to contract for on line vehicle identification and valuation services needed for the Municipal Agent Automation Project, in an amount not to exceed $295,809.  Effective January 1, 2011 through December 31, 2013.  100% Revolving Funds, (Plate Fees). 

 

#83         Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into grant agreements with the governmental entities as detailed in letter dated September 11, 2010, for emergency preparedness capabilities enhancements for a total amount of $62,045.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

#84         Authorize to transfer $107,430 from Highway Surplus to fund the position of Director of Administration and Policy in the Executive Office.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Highway Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#85         Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to pay various owners $272,000 as documented in the Contemplated Awards List for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from September 3, 2010 through September 16, 2010.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#86         Authorize the Bureau of Highway Design to enter into two individual agreements with the firms of CHA Inc., Keene, NH, and McFarland-Johnson Inc., Concord, NH, for on-call engineering services, for various transportation projects located throughout the State, for an amount not to exceed $500,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 30, 2013. 

 

#87         Authorize the Bureau of Bridge Design to enter into an Interstate Bridge Agreement with the State of VT, for rehabilitation of the bridge carrying Interstate 93 Northbound and Southbound over the Connecticut River between Littleton, NH, and Waterford, VT.  Effective upon G&C approval. 65% NH, 35% VT – Federal Funds. 

 

#88         Authorize the Bureau of Bridge Design to enter into an Interstate Bridge Agreement with the State of VT, for rehabilitation of the bridge carrying Bridge Street (Beecher Falls Road) over the Connecticut River between Stewartstown, NH, and Canaan, VT.  Effective upon G&C approval.  72% NH, 28% VT – Federal Funds. 

 

#89         Authorize the Bureau of Environment to enter into two prequalified, low bid, cost-based, task-based contracts for a combined total of $254,691.58 with the following firms: (1)Lisa B. Mausolf, Preservation Consultant, Reading, MA, for $150,735.20 and (2)Preservation Company, Kensington, NH, for $103,956.38 to undertake specific tasks, which involve documentation, a planning charrette, workshops, and public outreach identified as mitigation for the Berlin, NH Route 110 Relocation Project.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 15, 2014.  80% Federal, 20% Local Funds. 

 

#90         Authorize the Commissioner’s Office to amend an agreement with the University of NH Research Computing Center through the University of NH’s Office of Sponsored Research, (previously approved by G&C on 4-1-09, item #129), by extending the completion date from October 31, 2010 to March 1, 2011.  No Additional Funding.

 

#91         Authorize the Bureau of Aeronautics to award a grant to the City of Manchester, for AIP-83 for the design and construction of two in-ground snow melters, demolition of a building at 30 Bildor Drive, and preparation for a wildlife assessment at the Manchester-Boston Regional Airport in the amount of $1,887,803.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 31, 2014.  95% Federal, 5% General Funds. 

 

#92         Authorize the Bureau of Aeronautics to award a grant to the City of Claremont, to design and construct, mark, light and sign Taxiway “C” (west end) at the Claremont Municipal Airport in the amount of $446,550.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 31, 2014.  97.44% Federal, 2.56% General Funds. 

 

#93         Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Visi-Flash Rentals Eastern, Inc., West Bridgewater, MA, for installation and upgrading of warning signs at locations throughout the Towns of Amherst, Henniker, Hollis, Rindge, and Weare, on the basis of a low bid of $298,908.05.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $29,890.80 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 24, 2011.  100% Federal Funds.