GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL AGENDA

                                                                                                Mountain View Hotel, Whitefield, New Hampshire

                                                                                                October 7, 2009, 10:00 a.m.

 

 

                        BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY

#1           Authorized to hold a Public Hearing with respect to the financing of a commercial facility by the Business Finance Authority for Metro Health Foundation of New Hampshire, Inc. located in Meredith, 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

#2           Authorize to enter into an agreement with the City of Rochester, NH, for the purpose of establishing financing mechanisms for purchase and redevelopment of foreclosed upon homes and residential properties; purchasing and rehabilitating homes and residential properties that have been abandoned or foreclosed upon, in order to sell, rent, or redevelop such homes and properties; demolishing blighted structures; and redeveloping demolished or vacant properties in the amount of $2,400,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 9, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#3           Authorize to award a grant to the Town of Hinsdale, NH, to conduct a study of the water and wastewater infrastructure system at Ash Brook Swamp Cooperative in the amount of $12,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#4           Authorize to amend an agreement with the City of Keene, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 7-18-07, item #2), for the purpose of making infrastructure improvements to vacant property in the Railroad Yard area of downtown Keene, by changing the end date from December 31, 2009 to December 31, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#5           Authorize to award a grant to the Town of Tamworth, NH, for the purpose of performing a feasibility study on the Tamworth Pines Cooperative infrastructure system in the amount of $12,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#6           Authorize to enter into an agreement with Harbor Homes Inc., Nashua, NH, for the purpose of establishing financing mechanisms for purchase and redevelopment of foreclosed upon homes and residential properties; purchasing and rehabilitating homes and residential properties that have been abandoned or foreclosed upon in order to sell, rent, or redevelop such homes and properties; demolishing blighted structures; and redeveloping demolished or vacant properties in the amount of $2,090,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 9, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                OFFICE OF ENERGY AND PLANNING

#7           Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with 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 $57,063.  (2)Further authorize to advance to the vendor $10,271.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  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 $65,047.  (2)Further authorize to advance to the vendor $11,708.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#9           Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Community Action Program of 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 $84,534.  (2)Further authorize to advance to the vendor $15,217.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#10         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with 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 $66,523.  (2)Further authorize to advance to the vendor $11,974.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#11         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Southern NH Services Inc., Manchester, NH, for the repair or replacement of malfunctioning heating systems in low-income households receiving Weatherization services in the amount of $129,751.  (2)Further authorize to advance to the vendor $23,355.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#12         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with 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 $97,082.  (2)Further authorize to advance to the vendor $17,475.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#13         Authorize to enter into a retroactive sole source contract with Tri-County Community Action Program Inc., Berlin, NH, for the Fuel Assistance Program in the amount of $5,453,224.  (2)Further authorize to advance $542,933.  Effective October 1, 2009 through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#14         Authorize to enter into a retroactive sole source contract with Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH, for the Fuel Assistance Program in the amount of $5,060,451.  (2)Further authorize to advance $504,942.  Effective October 1, 2009 through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#15         Authorize to enter into a retroactive sole source contract with Southern NH Services Inc., Manchester, NH, for the Fuel Assistance Program in the amount of $9,330,149.  (2)Further authorize to advance $937,174.  Effective October 1, 2009 through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#16         Authorize to enter into a retroactive sole source contract with Southwestern Community Services Inc., Keene, NH, for the Fuel Assistance Program in the amount of $3,668,545.  (2)Further authorize to advance $364,448.  Effective October 1, 2009 through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#17         Authorize to enter into a retroactive sole source contract with Rockingham Community Action Inc. Portsmouth, NH, for the Fuel Assistance Program in the amount of $3,771,599.  (2)Further authorize to advance $374,839.  Effective October 1, 2009 through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#18         Authorize to enter into a retroactive sole source contract with Strafford County Community Action Committee Inc., Dover, NH, for the Fuel Assistance Program in the amount of $2,812,920.  (2)Further authorize to advance $278,945.  Effective October 1, 2009 through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

#19         Authorize to enter into a sole source cooperative project agreement with the University of NH, Granite State Distance Learning Network, for video teleconferencing networking in the amount of $44,600.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Other (Agency Class 027) funds: the agency Class 027 used by the Department of Health and Human Services to reimburse DoIT for this work is 58% General Funds and 42% Federal Funds. 

 

                                OFFICE OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL

#20         Authorize Jeffrey G. Walz, Derry, 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.

 

#21         Authorize Andrew C. Anderson, Nottingham, 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.

 

#22         Authorize Major Patrick J. Racz, Bristol, NH, be confirmed for promotion to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Air National Guard.

 

#23         Authorize Lieutenant Colonel Nicole L. Desilets-Bixler, Hampton, NH, be confirmed for promotion to the rank of Colonel, NH Air National Guard.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

#24         Authorize Division of Plant and Property Management to enter into a contract with T-Mobile USA, Inc., Bellevue, WA, for Cellular Telephone International Services in an amount not to exceed $100,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 17, 2012.

 

#25         Authorize to exercise a one-year contract amendment option with Anthem Life Insurance Company, Worthington, OH, (previously approved by G&C on 11-15-06, item #G), for the employer-apird life insurance provided to full time employees in the amount of approximately $234,000.  Effective January 1, 2010 through December 31, 2010.

 

                                DEFERRED COMPENSATION COMMISSION

#25A      Authorize to enter into a contract with Great-West Life & Annuity, Greenwood Village, CO, or its approved affiliate, for the administration of the State of NH’s Deferred Compensation Plan for public officers and employees.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 6, 2014. 

 

                                STATE TREASURY

#26         Authorize to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated in the amount of $127,427 and the State Treasurer to issue checks in the amount of $127,427 to the rightful owners of abandoned or unclaimed funds.

 

#26A      NOT USED

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, MARKETS & FOOD

#26B      Authorize Division of Pesticide Control to accept and expend additional grant fund revenues from the US Environmental Protection Agency for the Pesticides Program in the amount of $84,826.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

                                ATTORNEY GENERAL

#27         Authorize to reappoint Benjamin J. Agati as an Assistant Attorney General at a salary level of $62,909 for a term effective October 14, 2009 through October 14, 2014. 

 

#28         Authorize to reappoint Peter Hinckley as an Assistance Attorney General at a salary level of $75,500 for a term effective October 14, 2009 through October 14, 2010.

 

#29         Authorize to enter into subgrants with the agencies as detailed in letter date September 23, 2009, totaling $11,821 for the purpose of providing funds for technology improvements and training from the FY 2007 Violence Against Women Formula Grant, which is designed to provide services for women in NH who are victims of violent crimes.  Effective upon G&C approval through February 28, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#30         Authorize to enter into a sole source Cooperative Project Agreement with the University of NH, Office of Sponsored Research in the amount of $14,888 from the 2009 OVC Services to Families of Homicide Victims in Rural Areas Cooperative Agreement Grant Award, to support contracted services in needs assessment and program evaluation relevant to the Department of Justice, Office of Victim/Witness Assistance.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#30A      Authorize to retroactively establish one part-time consultant, Elder Abuse Investigator, for the purposes for continuing the investigator for allegations of elder abuse fraud, violations of the Consumer Protection Act and to assist with other investigative needs.  (2)Further authorize to retroactively enter into a new sub-grant with the NH Department of Justice in the amount of $31,200 from the FFY 2007 Edward Byrne Justice Assistance Grant Program, which provides funding for programs to improve the functioning of the criminal justice system.  (3)Further authorize to retroactively accept and expend a sub-grant from the NH Department of Justice in the amount of $31,200 from the FFY 2007 Edward Byrne Justice Assistance Grant Program, which provides funding for programs to improve the functioning of the criminal justice system, to be used to continue the contract with the offices’ Elder Abuse Investigator.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#30B      Authorize to establish one part-time consultant, Prolaw Upgrade, for the purposes of contract with an individual to implement changes to the Prolaw records system in use by the NH Department of Justice.  (2)Further authorize to enter into a new sub-grant with the NH Department of Justice in the amount of $190,000 from the FFY 2009 Edward Byrne Justice Assistance Grant Program, which provides funding for programs to improve the functioning of the criminal justice system, to be used to enhance the agencies records management system.  (3)Further authorize to accept and expend a sub-grant from the NH Department of Justice in the amount of $190,000 from the FFY 2009 Edward Byrne Justice Assistance Grant Program, which provides funding for programs to improve the functioning of the criminal justice system, to be used to enhance the agencies records management system.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

#31         Authorize to enter into a contract with Hodges Thermal Design LLC, Concord, NH, to provide refrigeration repair and maintenance services for the locations as detailed in letter dated August 13, 2009, for a total of $60,800.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                LIQUOR COMMISSION

#32         Authorize retroactive pay for Gordon J. Bunka, Warehouseman, for the period of January 8, 2009 through June 4, 2009 in the amount of $464.78.  100% Liquor Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

#33         Authorize Division of Parks and Recreation, Cannon Mountain to renew membership with Ski NH Inc., Woodstock, NH, in the amount of $5,485.02 for the 2009-2010 and 2010-2011 seasons.  (2)Further authorize to expend an amount not to exceed $5,000 for marketing and promotional services.  100% Ski Area Funds. 

 

#34         Authorize Division of Parks and Recreation, Cannon Mountain to renew membership with White Mountain Attractions Association, Woodstock, NH, in the amount of $17,000 for the 2009-2010 and 2010-2011 seasons.  (2)Further authorize to expend an amount not to exceed $10,000 for cooperative marketing and promotional programs with WMAA.  100% Ski Area Funds. 

 

#35         Authorize 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 2009-2010 seasons.  (2)Further authorize to enter into an agreement for distribution of ski reports for an amount not to exceed $6,000.  100% Ski Area Funds. 

 

#36         Authorize Division of Parks and Recreation, Cannon Mountain to renew membership with National Ski Areas Association, Lakewood, CO, in the amount of $3,797.99 for the 2009-2010 seasons.  100% Ski Area Funds.

 

#37         Authorize Division of Parks and Recreation, Cannon Mountain to enter into a membership with the Loon Mountain d/b/a NH Ski Group USA, in the amount of $15,108 for the 2009-2010 ski seasons.  100% Ski Area Funds. 

 

#38         Authorize Division of Parks and Recreation Bureau of Historic Sites to accept and expend a donation of $453.10 for the Weeks State Park in Lancaster, NH.

 

#39         Authorize Division of Parks and Recreation to pay an invoice from Sebastian Septic Service LLC, Milton, NH, in the amount of $1,156 for emergency pumping at Wentworth State Park on August 6, 2009.  100% Park Funds. 

 

#40         Authorize Division of Travel and Tourism Development to award grants to the organizations as detailed in letter dated September 10, 2009, in the total amount of $215,635.48 for their 2009/2010 in-state and out-of-state marketing projects under the Joint Promotional Program.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

#40A      Authorize Division of Economic Development to accept and expend $750,000 from the Office of Energy and Planning, for a Business Energy Efficiency Program.  (2)Further authorize to establish a full-time temporary position of an Administrator 1.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2012.  100% Transfer from Other Agency - ARRA Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#40B      Authorize to accept and expend $104,795.35 from the Workforce Opportunity Council Inc., for Layoff Aversion activities.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT

#41         Authorize to enter into a contract with Ryan MacDonald LLS, Laconia, NH, to conduct DGPS survey and boundary line maintenance work on the Enfield Wildlife Management Area in the amount of $22,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 30, 2010.  9.41% Federal, 90.59% Other (wildlife habitat conservation) Funds. 

 

#42         Authorize to enter into a contract with Mark Damian Duda & Associates Inc., Harrisonburg, VA, to survey NH residents for the purpose of determining their opinions on and attitudes towards outdoor recreation opportunities in the State and the NH Fish and Game Department’s programs and services in the amount of $25,172.47.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 31, 2010.  100% Other (Gifts & Donations Account) Funds. 

 

#43         Authorize to accept and place on file the Biennial Report for fiscal years 2008 and 2009.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

#44         Authorize the nomination of the Lamprey River Water Management Planning Area Advisory Committee to continue through the completion of the Lamprey Water Management Plan.  The nominee Mr. Richard Kelley will replace Mr. Richard Wellington as a local government official representative.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#45         Authorize to amend a sole source contract with Weston Solutions Inc., Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 1-16-08, item #48), to cover additional cleanup activities at the OK Tool/Savage Well Superfund Site in Milford, NH, by increasing the amount by $100,000 from $2,708,729 to $2,808,729.  Effective upon G&C approval.  90% Federal, 10% Capital (General) Funds. 

 

#46         Authorize loan agreements with the entities as detailed in letter dated September 14, 2009, to finance wastewater improvement projects in the amount of $6,182,975.  Effective upon G&C approval.  41.5% CWSRF, 8.5% Capital (General), 50% Federal ARRA Funds. 

 

#47         Authorize to enter into an agreement with Methuen Construction Co., Inc., Salem, NH, for construction of energy efficiency improvements at the Franklin wastewater treatment plant in the amount of $1,471,519.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $147,152 to cover unforeseen work that may occur during the construction of the wastewater treatment plant improvements.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2011.  100% ARRA/CWSRF pass-thru funds. 

 

#48         Authorize to enter into a Cooperative Project Agreement with the University of NH, Durham, NH, to support the purchase and installation of seven idle reduction commuter coach heaters in an amount not to exceed $29,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% ARRA Federal Funds. 

 

#49         Authorize to award a grant to Great Bay Community College, Portsmouth, NH, to support the NH volunteer phytoplankton monitoring program in the amount of $20,681.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#50         Authorize William Iannazzi’s request to perform work, as detailed in letter dated September 9, 2009, on property having an average of 160 ft of frontage on Governor’s Island, on Lake Winnipesaukee in Gilford.

 

#51         Authorize Eric Katz’s request to construct an extension of the existing permanent pier with an extension of the existing ramp landing on an extension of the existing seasonal float to provide all-tide water access on shoreline frontage on the Piscataqua River in New Castle. 

 

#52         Authorize Michael Olsen’s request to construct a tidal dock structure, including a landing and steps from the upland, to a permanent pier, connecting to a ramp, connecting to a float with float stops, providing one slip on frontage on Little Bay in Durham. 

 

#53         Authorize Kevin Hill’s request to construct a tidal dock structure, including a permanent pier, connecting to a ramp, connecting to a float with float stops, providing one slip on frontage on the Bellamy River in Dover.

 

#53A      Authorize to enter into a Grant Agreement with Granite State Whale Watch Inc., Hampton, NH, to support the purchase and installation of two replacement engines in M/V Granite State in an amount not to exceed $141,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% ARRA Federal Funds. 

 

#53B      Authorize Howard J. Ludington’s request to construct two parallel seasonal docks connected by a walkway in an U shaped configuration, all connected to shore by a ramp, install a seasonal life system within the U shaped docking structure on frontage on Pine River Pond in Wakefield, NH.

 

#53C      Authorize to transfer funds from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund Repayment Account to the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund Repayment Account in the amount of $8,435,000.  Effective upon G&C approval.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

                                Bureau of Human Resource Management

#54         NOT USED 

 

                                Division of Family Assistance

#55         Authorize to retroactively exercise an option to amend an agreement with Good News Garage – LSS Inc., Burlington, VT, (previously amended by G&C on 6-17-09, item #97), to provide affordable car ownership opportunities to low income individuals, by increasing the amount by $697,200 from $900,800 to $1,598,000, and by extending the completion date from October 1, 2009 to June 30, 2011.  95% Federal, 5% General Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Behavioral Health

#56         Authorize to enter into an agreement with NAMI New Hampshire, Concord, NH, to provide technical assistance and training services in an amount not to exceed $20,000.  Effective retroactive to October 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Homeless and Housing Services

#57         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, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Division of Public Health Services

#58         Authorize Public Health Laboratories to pay various vendors for proficiency testing programs that are currently required for other proficiency testing that may become necessary, in an amount not to exceed $41,973.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  79% General, 21% Federal Funds. 

 

#59         Authorize to exercise a renew and amend option with JSI Research and Training Institute Inc., d/b/a Community Health Institute, Bow, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 11-28-07, item #128), to provide training programs for the purpose of improving the knowledge, skills and abilities of regional planning partners related to public health emergency preparedness and response, by increasing the price by $162,500 from $198,696 to $361,196, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2011.  Effective retroactive to August 31, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#60         Authorize to exercise a contract renew and amend option with JSI Research and Training Institute Inc. d/b/a Community Health Institute,  Bow, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 11-28-07, item #127), to provide technical assistance and logistical support to improve local capabilities and capacities to prepare for, and respond to, public health emergencies and threats, by increasing the price by $196,000 from $258,365 to $454,365, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2011.  Effective retroactive to August 31, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#61         Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to enter into an agreement with New London Hospital Association Inc., New London, NH, to provide primary care services in an amount not to exceed $264,424.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  90% Federal, 10% General Funds. 

 

#62         Authorize Bureau of Prevention Services, Nutrition & Health Promotion, Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Nestle Infant Nutrition, a NH trade name owned by Gerber Products Company d/b/a in NH Gerber Products Company Inc., Florham Park, NJ, (previously approved by G&C on 8-23-06, item #83), by increasing the price by $3,850,000 from $9,583,796 to $13,433,796, and by extending the completion date to September 30, 2010, retroactive to October 1, 2009.  The price limitation is the amount the WIC Program receives in rebates from Nestle Infant Nutrition for infant formula purchased with food instruments issued by the WIC Program.  100% Other (Infant Formula & Rebates) Funds. 

 

#63         Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Community Action Program Belknap and Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #226), to provide home visiting services, by increasing the price by $30,352 from $60,704 to $91,056, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2010, effective retroactive to July 1, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#64         Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with The HUB Family Support Center, Dover, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #227), to provide home visiting services, by increasing the price by $30,352 from $60,704 to $91,056, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2010, effective retroactive to July 1, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#65         Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Visiting Nurse Association – Hospice of Southern Carroll County and Vicinity Inc., Wolfeboro, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #231), to provide home visiting services, by increasing the price by $30,352 from $60,704 to $91,056, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2010, effective retroactive to July 1, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#66         Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Families First of the Greater Seacoast, Portsmouth, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 5-16-07, item #100), to provide home visiting services, by increasing the price by $30,352 from $60,704 to $91,056, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2010, effective retroactive to July 1, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#67         Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Monadnock Family Services, Keene, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #225), to provide home visiting services, by increasing the price by $30,352 from $60,704 to $91,056, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2010, effective retroactive to July 1, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#68         Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Weeks Medical Center, Lancaster, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #232), to provide home visiting services, by increasing the price by $30,352 from $60,704 to $91,056, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2010, effective retroactive to July 1, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#69         Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Child and Family Services of NH, Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-27-07, item #248), to provide home visiting services, by increasing the price by $156,760 from $313,520 to $470,280, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2010, effective retroactive to July 1, 2009.  52% Federal, 48% General Funds. 

 

#70         Authorize Community Public Health Development Section to amend a sole source agreement with Sullivan County, Newport, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 8-19-09, item #174), to improve readiness for, and response to, the H1N1 influenza pandemic, by increasing the price by $42,495 from $70,000 to $112,495.  (2)Further authorize to advance payment in SFY 2010, not to exceed 25% of the amendment amount, for costs for projects within the agreement, which includes the burden of a new position and purchasing of medical supplies.  Effective retroactive to September 9, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#71         Authorize Community Public Health Development Section to amend a sole source agreement with Health First Family Care Center, Franklin, NH, as the fiscal agent for the Caring Community Network of the Twin Rivers, (previously approved by G&C on 8-19-09, item #170), to improve readiness for, and response to, the H1N1 influenza pandemic, by increasing the price by $42,495 from $75,000 to $117,495.  (2)Further authorize to advance payment in SFY 2010, not to exceed 25% of the amendment amount, for costs for projects within the agreement, which includes the burden of a new position and purchasing of medical supplies.  Effective retroactive to September 9, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#72         Authorize Community Public Health Development Section to amend a sole source agreement with Northern Strafford County Health and Safety Council, Rochester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 8-19-09, late item #B), to improve readiness for, and response to, the H1N1 influenza pandemic, by increasing the price by $42,495 from $86,882 to $129,337.  (2)Further authorize to advance payment in SFY 2010, not to exceed 25% of the amendment amount, for costs for projects within the agreement, which includes the burden of a new position and purchasing of medical supplies.  Effective retroactive to September 9, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#73         Authorize Community Public Health Development Section to amend a sole source agreement with Cheshire County, Keene, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-17-09, item #111), to improve readiness for, and response to, the H1N1 influenza pandemic, by increasing the price by $42,495 from $95,000 to $137,495.  (2)Further authorize to advance payment in SFY 2010, not to exceed 25% of the amendment amount, for costs for projects within the agreement, which includes the burden of a new position and purchasing of medical supplies.  Effective retroactive to September 9, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#74         Authorize Community Public Health Development Section to amend a sole source agreement with Concord Hospital Inc., Concord, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-17-09, item #114), to improve readiness for, and response to, the H1N1 influenza pandemic, by increasing the price by $42,495 from $70,000 to $112,495.  (2)Further authorize to advance payment in SFY 2010, not to exceed 25% of the amendment amount, for costs for projects within the agreement, which includes the burden of a new position and purchasing of medical supplies.  Effective retroactive to September 9, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#75         Authorize Community Public Health Development Section to amend a sole source agreement with Lakes Region Partnership for Public Health Inc., Laconia, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-17-09, item #113), to improve readiness for, and response to, the H1N1 influenza pandemic, by increasing the price by $42,495 from $70,000 to $112,495.  (2)Further authorize to advance payment in SFY 2010, not to exceed 25% of the amendment amount, for costs for projects within the agreement, which includes the burden of a new position and purchasing of medical supplies.  Effective retroactive to September 9, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE BOARD OF NURSING

#75A      Authorize to enter into a retroactive contract with Laurel O’Connor, Esq., Derry, NH, for investigative/prosecutorial services in an amount not to exceed $8,175.  Effective September 12, 2009 through December 30, 2009.  75% General, 25% Other (Rules Publications and Nursing Assistant Fees) Funds. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE VETERANS HOME

#76         Authorize to accept and place on file the Annual Report of the NH Veterans Home for the Fiscal Year 2009.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

#77         Authorize to enter into a contract with Strafford Learning Center, Somersworth, NH, to provide dropout prevention and recovery activities in an amount not to exceed $299,018.71.  (2)Further authorize payment for services rendered and approved in lieu of the withholding 25% of the total value of the contract.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2011.  100% Federal ARRA Funds. 

 

#78         Authorize to contract with Allyson Vignola, Barnstead, NH, to provide targeted technical assistance services to school districts around the State of NH in an amount not to exceed $50,000.  (2)Further authorize payment for services rendered in lieu of withholding at least 25% of the total value of the contract.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010, with the option to renew for up to one additional fiscal year.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#79         Authorize to contract with Kim Stiles, Rumney, NH, to provide targeted technical assistance services to school districts around the State of NH in an amount not to exceed $47,550.  (2)Further authorize payment for services rendered in lieu of withholding at least 25% of the total value of the contract.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010, with the option to renew for up to one additional fiscal year.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#80         Authorize to contract with Robert L. Wells, Nottingham, NH, to conduct impartial special education complaint investigations in an amount not to exceed $10,000.  (2)Further authorize payment for services rendered in lieu of withholding at least 25% of the total value of the contract.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010, with the option to renew for up to two additional fiscal years.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#80A      Authorize to contract with Bruce Thielen, Keene, NH, to provide targeted technical assistance services to school districts around the State of NH in an amount not to exceed $47,550.  (2)Further authorize payment for services rendered in lieu of withholding at least 25% of the total value of the contract.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010, with the option to renew for up to one additional fiscal year.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#80B      Authorize to contract with Chris Anderson, Manchester, NH, to provide targeted technical assistance services to school districts around the State of NH in an amount not to exceed $47,550.  (2)Further authorize payment for services rendered in lieu of withholding at least 25% of the total value of the contract.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010, with the option to renew for up to one additional fiscal year.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE LOTTERY COMMISSION

#81         Authorize to accept and place on file the annual report for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2009.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY

#82         Authorize Division of State Police to enter into a two year contract with Banks Chevrolet Cadillac Inc., Concord, NH, for the reconditioning and transport of cruisers, before auction, in an amount not to exceed $37,080.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011, with the option to renew for two, two year terms with no more than a 5% increase per term.  87.33% Highway, 12.67% Turnpike Funds. 

 

#83         Authorize Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into grant agreements with the applicants as detailed in letter dated September 15, 2009, for the total amount of $156,340.62, for activities associated with enhancing local all-hazard planning.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010. 100% Federal Funds. 

 

#83A      Authorize Division of Motor Vehicles to enter into a contract with Grafton County, North Haverhill, NH, for parking lot space and classroom space for the Motorcycle Rider Training program in an amount not to exceed $7,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2011.  100% Agency Income. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

#84         Authorize Bureau of Environment to enter into an agreement with Stantec Consulting Services Inc., Auburn, NH, for on-call services for a Statewide Underground Storage Tank Management Program in the amount of $500,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 31, 2014.  100% Capital Funds. 

 

#85         Authorize to enter into a contract with Advance Transit Inc., Wilder, VT, to administer a feasibility study to determine needed bus stop improvements in the City of Lebanon, NH in the amount of $24,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#86         Authorize Bureau of Highway Design to enter into an agreement with Wilbur Smith Associates, New Haven, CT, for on-call Turnpike-related consulting services in the amount of $500,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2012. 100% Turnpike Funds. 

 

#87         Authorize Bureau of Construction to amend a contract with R.S. Audley Inc., Bow, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 11-19-08, item #184), for complete replacement of two bridges on the State’s Red List that carry Island Pond Road over I-93 northbound and southbound in City of Manchester, by increasing the amount by $400,000 from $5,966,233.94 to $6,366,233.94.  Effective upon G&C approval.  80% Federal, 20% State Highway Funds. 

 

#88         Authorize Bureau of Aeronautics to award a grant to the Pease Development Authority, for AIP-42, to purchase noise-monitoring equipment for the Portsmouth International Airport at Pease in the amount of $42,997.50.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2013.  97.44% Federal, 2.56% General Funds. 

 

#89         Authorize Bureau of Aeronautics to amend a grant to provide funding to the City of Lebanon, NH, for AIP-37 for the design and construction administration for additional airfield electrical improvements at the Lebanon Municipal Airport in the amount of $16,310.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2013.  97.44% Federal, 2.56% General Funds. 

 

#90         Authorize Bureau of Materials & Research to enter into a sole source contract with Advanced Technical Support Inc., Bordentown, NJ, for the calibration and preventative maintenance of the Department’s tow ATS Viscotech dynamic shear rheometers in the amount of $14,437.50.  (2)Further authorize advanced payment in the amount of $7,218.75 per year.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 31, 2011.  80% Federal, 20% Highway Funds. 

 

#91         Authorize Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into a retroactive lease agreement with Stephen F. Pearson, Cambridge, MA, for a parcel of land on the State-owned Concord to Lincoln Railroad Line in Belmont for $1,925 per year.  Effective June 24, 2009 through June 30, 2010. 

 

#92         Authorize Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with R.S. Audley, Inc., Bow, NH, for the reconstruction of the Interstate 89 Exit 20 interchange with NH 12A in Lebanon, on the basis of a low bid of $20,297,891.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $1,014,894.55 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 5, 2012.  80% Federal, 20% Highway – 100% Federal ARRA Funds. 

 

 

 

 

TABLED ITEM

 

                               

                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES (Tabled at 5/6/09 G&C Meeting)

#19         TABLED – The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Wieczorek, seconded by Councilor Pignatelli voted to deny the petition for Waiver of the State’s Workers’ Compensation Lien submitted by Timothy Copeland, in the amount of $241,000, with Councilor Burton, Councilor Shea and Councilor Hollingworth voting no, the motion to deny failed.  The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Hollingworth, seconded by Councilor Burton then voted to table the petition.