GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL AGENDA

                                                                                                State House, Concord, New Hampshire

                                                                                                November 18, 2009, 7:30 a.m.

 

 

                                BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY

#1           Authorize to accept and place on file the annual financial statement for FY 2009.

 

#2           Authorize to hold a Public Hearing with respect to the financing of a commercial facility by the Business Finance Authority for the Elliot Hospital of the City of Manchester located in Manchester, 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.

 

                                OFFICE OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL

#3           Authorize to grant a utility easement to Unitil Energy Systems Inc., and New England Telephone Operations LLC, for overhead and underground electrical lines and conduits in Concord, NH.

 

#4           Authorize that Captain Nelson E. Perron, Nottingham, NH, be nominated for promotion to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard.  This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, morally, and professionally qualified. 

 

#5           Authorize that Major Richard D. Lynch, Jaffrey, NH, be confirmed to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, Governor’s Horse Guards, a ceremonial unit under the leadership of the Adjutant General of the State of NH.

 

#6           Authorize that Christopher E. Conley, Wolfeboro, NH, be confirmed to the rank of Colonel, NH Army National Guard. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

#7           Authorize Bureau of Facilities and Asset Management to retroactively pay Daniel R. Gelinas, Landscaping and Excavating, Concord, NH, for emergency sewer line repair at the Governor Hugh Gallen Office Park, in late October in the amount of $7,627.86.  100% Transfer Funds. 

 

#7A        Authorize to amend a lease with the Town of Plaistow, NH, for a five month extension for the Plaistow District Court.  Effective January 18, 2011 and expiring June 30, 2011.  (2)Further authorize to accept a gift of free rent for the Plaistow District Court for the period of December 1, 2009 through June 30, 2011, valued at approximately $68,677.51 from the Town of Plaistow.

 

#7B        Authorize to accept and place on file the Report and Findings for Councilor Debora B. Pignatelli with regard to the acquisition of certain real estate and in the construction of certain facilities and the purchase of certain capital equipment in connection with the Young Men’s Christian Association of Greater Nashua, Nashua, NH.

 

                                DEFERRED COMPENSATION COMMISSION

#7C        Authorize a retroactive no cost extension with Segal Advisors of New York, NY, to continue as an independent consultant for the State of NH Public Employees Deferred Compensation Plan for the purpose of completing the award of the new Plan Administrator contract with Great-West Life and Annuity, by extending the date from February 12, 2009 to February 12, 2010.

 

#7D        Authorize to retroactively amend a contract with Segal Advisors of New York, NY, to continue as an independent consultant for the State of NH Public Employees Deferred Compensation Plan for the purpose of providing ongoing review of investment options, assessment of investment option performance, and other recommendations concerning the Plan, by extending the end date from January 1, 2008 to January 1, 2011, and increasing the price by $90,000 from $90,000 to $180,000.  (2)Further authorize to accept from the Plan Administrator sufficient fees to fund these costs, the cost of audits and necessary training of the Commission.

 

                                TREASURY DEPARTMENT

#8           Authorize to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated in the amount of $81,824 and to issue checks in the amount of $81,823.01 to the rightful owners of abandoned or unclaimed funds.

 

#8A        Authorize the resolution permitting the State Treasurer to proceed with the sale and issuance of up to $150 million of General Obligation Capital Improvement Bonds through a competitive process, negotiated sale or private placement.  Effective through January 31, 2010. 

 

                                JOINT BOARD OF LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION

#9           Authorize to enter into a sole source contract in the amount of $140,000 with the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying, Clemson, SC, for membership and the participation and scoring of the national professional engineering and land surveying examination from April 1, 2010 through March 31, 2012.  100% General Funds. 

 

#10         Authorize to accept and place on file the biennial report for FY08 and FY09.

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE BOARD OF ACCOUNTANCY

#11         Authorize to enter into a hold-over amendment for up to twelve months with McCarthy Properties, West Wareham, MA, for office space in the amount not to exceed $11,088.  Effective December 1, 20098 through November 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, MARKETS & FOOD

#12         Authorize to budget and expend carry forward funds totaling $2,049.16 received from the University of NH, Durham, NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2009.  100% Other Funds – UNH Grant. 

 

                                BOARD OF VETERINARY MEDICINE

#13         Authorize to accept and place on file the Annual Report.

 

                                ATTORNEY GENERAL

#14         Authorize to enter into subgrants totaling $59,320 with the NH Department of Safety, utilizing funds from the US Department of Justice Statistics FFY 2008 Statistical Analysis Center ($9,370) and FFY 2010 Supplemental Grant Program ($49,950) to compile crime statistics for the purpose of distributing the data via the internet to law enforcement personnel, policymakers, the media and the general public.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#15         Authorize to enter into a new sub-grant, with the NH Department of Safety, in the amount of $63,179 from the FFY 2009 Paul Coverdell National Forensic Science Improvement Act Grant Program, which provides funding to support forensic laboratory services in NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funding. 

 

#16         Authorize to appoint Todd M. Flanagan, as a Criminal Investigator, at a salary level of $60,583 (LG BB, Step 3) for a term that expires June 30, 2012. 

 

#16A      Authorize to appoint Tracey M. Culberson as an Assistant Attorney General through November 17, 2014 at a salary of $66,462.24.  Effective upon G&C approval.  ARRA Funds. 

 

#16B      Authorize to contract with Robert P. Freitas Jr. to serve as a Criminal Justice Investigator for the Cold Case Unit for the purpose of investigating cold case homicide cases in the amount of $115,710.  Effective December 1, 2009 through June 30, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#16C      Authorize to enter into a memorandum of understanding with the NH Board of Barbering, Cosmetology and Esthetics for the purpose of providing administrative prosecutions for the Board and to allow the DOJ to accept and expend $20,000 to provide these services.  (2)Authorize to contract with Laurel Ann O’Connor, Derry, NH, to provide the prosecution services in an amount not to exceed $15,400.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Agency Income. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

#17         Authorize to accept and place on file the 58th Biennial Report reflecting the period of July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009.

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY

#18         Authorize to make a retroactive payment to Donna Collinsworth for an increment not processed in SFY2009 in error.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#19         Authorize to make a retroactive payment to Luther Community Services of NH Inc., in the amount of $180 for Language Bank interpretation services provided between March 16, 2009 and June 24, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#20         Authorize to enter into a contract with Alarm Computer Technology, Fall River, MA, for building security camera installation services in the amount of $7,397.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

#21         Authorize to enter into a lease agreement with P. and D. Zimmerman Family Limited Partnership, Wolfeboro Falls, NH, for the purpose of housing a Probation/Parole District Office, in an amount not to exceed $40,071.12.  Effective December 1, 2009 through November 30, 2014.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION

#22         Authorize to continue membership and participation in the New England Conference of Public Utility Commissioners Inc., in the amount of $24,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% Utility Assessment Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

#23         Authorize Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a contract with MC Contracting Inc., Tyngsboro, MA, for roof replacement of the Visitor Center and Covered Bridge at the Flume in Franconia Notch State Park in the amount of $84,704.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Capital Funds. 

 

#24         Authorize Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a sole source contract with Doppelmayr CTEC Inc., Salt Lake City, UT, for overhaul of the Aerial Tramway carriages at Cannon Mountain Ski Area in Fraconia, in the amount of $56,622.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 24, 2009.  100% Ski Area Account Funds. 

 

#25         Authorize Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a sole source contract with Aerial NDT Inspection Inc., Milton, NH, for the cleaning, magnetic particle testing and painting of the Aerial Tramway carriage assemblies at Cannon Mountain Ski Area in Franconia in the amount of $2,900.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 15, 2009.  100% Ski Area Account Funds. 

 

#26         Authorize Division of Parks and Recreation, Cannon Mountain to continue a sole source lease agreement with Alter Moneta Corporation, Duluth, GA, for an aged fleet lease rotation program for three Prinoth snow groomers in the amount of $392,965.53.  Effective December 20, 2009 through January 20, 2012.  100% Cannon Mountain Funds. 

 

#27         Authorize Division of Travel and Tourism Development to amend a sole source contract with SilverTech Inc., Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 9-3-06, item #64), for website redesign, hosting, and maintenance, by increasing the price by $135,000 from $278,500 to $413,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT

#28         Authorize to accept a Conservation Easement on 53.49 acres land in the Town of Loudon, NH, for the NH Motor Speedway.  (2)Further authorize to accept a donation of $10,000 from the NH Motor Speedway for the easement monitoring and stewardship of the 53.49 acres.  The funds are to be deposited in the Land Conservation Endowment and utilized by the Office of State Planning Conservation Land Stewardship Program to conduct easement monitoring.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

 

#29         Authorize to enter into a sole source retroactive contract with The Active Network Inc., d/b/a The Active Network of Delaware, San Diego, CA, for the purpose of providing maintenance and hosting of an Internet based Department licensing and migratory bird Harvest Information Program website in the amount of $25,000.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2011.  100% Fish and Game Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

#30         Authorize loan agreements with the entities as detailed in letter dated November 2, 2009, to finance wastewater improvement projects in the amount of $1,082,500.  Effective upon G&C approval.  41.5% Federal, 8.5% Capital (General), 50% Federal ARRA Funds. 

 

#31         Authorize to enter into a Grant Agreement with the City of Dover, NH, to support the purchase of two replacement plow/dump trucks in an amount not to exceed $65,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% ARRA Federal Funds. 

 

#32         Authorize to enter into a contract with M.J. Bradley & Associates LLC, Manchester, NH, to provide on-call technical consulting services in support of ARRA-stimulus NH Diesel Emissions Reduction Act and non-stimulus 2008 DERA programs in an amount not to exceed $50,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  50% ARRA Federal, 33% EPA – DERA, 17% AEP Settlement Funds. 

 

#33         Authorize to enter into a sole source Grant Agreement with Alvin J. Coleman & Son Inc., Conway, NH, to support the purchase and installation of six replacement diesel engines in heavy construction equipment in an amount not to exceed $260,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% ARRA Federal Funds. 

 

#34         Authorize to award a grant to the Gundalow Company, Portsmouth, NH, to conduct an on-board environmental education series at locations in the seacoast region in the amount of $30,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#35         Authorize to enter into an agreement with the City of Nashua, NH, to complete the City of Nashua Stormwater Utility Feasibility Study Project in the amount of $27,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#36         Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with the University of NH, Office of Sponsored Research, Durham, NH, to support the Nitrogen Assessment for the Lamprey River Watershed in the amount of $40,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#37         Authorize to enter into a sole source memorandum of agreement with the NH Department of Transportation to perform drilling and sampling at Lower Ballard Pond Dam and Hubbard Pond Dame at a cost not to exceed $8,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Capital Projects (General) Funds. 

 

#38         Authorize to retroactively expend $13,399 for FY 2010 annual dues of the New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission, Lowell, MA.  Effective upon G&C approval.  16% Federal, 84% CWSRF Funds. 

 

#39         Authorize to retroactively pay 2010 membership dues to The Environmental Council of the States, Washington, DC, in the amount of $8,800.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#40         Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA, to conduct two “red tide” cyst surveys in the Gulf of Maine as part of a multi-state project in the amount of $150,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2012.  100% Federal Funds.  

 

#41         Authorize to amend a Local Source Water Protection grant to the Town of Canaan, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 5-21-08, item #68), to complete a project to better protect drinking water from contamination by extending the end date to December 31, 2010 from June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#42         Authorize to award grants to the entities as detailed in letter dated October 22, 2009, for the purpose of used oil collection.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 4, 2010.  100% Hazardous Waste Cleanup Funds. 

 

#43         Authorize to amend an agreement with the Town of Hancock, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 5-16-07, item #83), for the Hancock Village Stormwater Management and Water Quality Improvement Project, by extending the completion dated to December 31, 2010 from December 31, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#44         Authorize James & Lorna Dunham’s request to perform work on property having an average of 170 ft of frontage on Lake Winnipesaukee in Alton.

 

#45         Authorize Steven & Deborah Davis’s request to perform work on an average of 110 ft of frontage on Locke Island on Lake Winnipesaukee in Gilford.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

                                Division for Children, Youth & Families

#46         Authorize to enter into an agreement with White Mountain Community Health Center, Conway, NH, to conduct Child Care Resource and Referral services for the Conway District Office catchment area in the amount of $102,300.  Effective January 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal – 22% Federal ARRA Funds. 

 

#47         Authorize to enter into an agreement with Southern NH Services Inc., Manchester, NH, to conduct Child Care Resource and Referral services for the Nashua District Office catchment area in the amount of $189,750.  Effective January 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal – 22% Federal ARRA Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Behavioral Health

#48         Authorize to pay the National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors, Alexandria, VA, $8,979 in annual membership dues.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Services

#49         Authorize to pay the Partnership for a Drug Free America, New York, NY, for membership dues in the amount of $20,000.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Disability Determination Unit

#50         Authorize to enter into an agreement with Linda J. Tuttle, RN, Bedford, NH, to function as a Disability Determination Reviewer in an amount not to exceed $24,128.  Effective December 9, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  75% Federal, 25% General Funds. 

 

                                Division of Public Health Services

#51         Authorize to amend an agreement with JSI Research and Training Institute Inc., d/b/a Community Health Institute, Bow, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 10-7-09, item #60), to provide logistical support for regional H1N1 workshops and to accelerate H1N1-specific technical assistance to All Health Hazard Region planners, by increasing the price limitation by $34,950 from $454,365 to $489,315.  Effective retroactive to October 7, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#52         Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal and Child Health Section, Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program, to enter into an agreement with the Alliance for Healthy Homes, Washington, DC, to research, develop, and recommend a plan and timeline relative to NH becoming and Environmental Protection Agency, authorized renovation, repair and painting program state in an amount not to exceed $60,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#53         Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Rural Health and Primary Care Section to enter into an agreement with Amanda L. Wood-Friend, Portsmouth, NH, to receive reimbursement for payment of educational loans through the State Loan Repayment Program in an amount not to exceed $8,750.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2012.  100% General Funds. 

 

#54         Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Rural Health and Primary Care Section to enter into an agreement with Dr. Nii Norte Lokko, Doctor of Dental Medicine, Dover, NH, to receive reimbursement for payment of educational loans through the State Loan Repayment Program in an amount not to exceed $70,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% General Funds. 

 

#55         Authorize Bureau of Laboratory Services, Public Health Laboratories to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Pathways Professional Association, Concord, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 8-22-07, item #206), to provide pathologist services to satisfy the Clinical Laboratory Improvement amendments requirements for a Laboratory Director for laboratories performing high complexity testing, by increasing the amount by $20,000 from $20,000 to $40,000, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2011 retroactive to July 1, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

#56         Authorize Community Public Health Development Section to enter into a sole source amendment with the Town of Exeter, NH (previously approved by G&C on 9-9-09, item #94), to improve readiness for, and response to, the H1N1 influenza pandemic, by increasing the amount by $42,495 from $70,000 to $112,495.  (2)Further authorize advance payment not to exceed 25% of the amount, for costs for projects within the agreement.  Effective retroactive to September 9, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                New Hampshire Hospital

#57         Authorize to accept nonmonetary donations received from July 1, 2009 through September 30, 2009 as detailed in letter dated October 15, 2009. 

 

#58         Authorize to accept donations from July 1, 2009 through September 30, 2009, from contributors in the amount of $2,115.17.

 

#59         Authorize to make a payment of $13,280 to The Joint Commission, Chicago, IL, for on-site survey fees.

 

                                Glencliff Home

#60         Authorize to enter into a contract with ASCO Healthcare LLC, d/b/a Neighborcare, Windsor, CT, to provide oxygen services in an amount not to exceed $14,400.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION COMMISSION

#61         Authorize to award a $6,000 grant to the New England College for the purpose of granting scholarships to NH residents who have completed their freshman year and who will be selected for scholarships by the college on the basis of financial need or merit.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

#62         Authorize to award a $12,000 grant to Saint Anselm College for the purpose of granting scholarships to NH residents who have completed their freshman year and who will be selected for scholarships by the college on the basis of financial need or merit.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

#63         Authorize to reclassify position #13225 Accounting Technician, labor grade 12, to Rehabilitation Technician, labor grade 12, in the Lebanon Regional Vocational Rehabilitation Office, Division of Career Technology and Adult Learning.

 

#64         Authorize to reclassify position #13068 Executive Secretary Stenographer, labor grade 12, to Accounting Technician, labor grade 12, in the Bureau of Disability Determination Services, Division of Career Technology and Adult Learning. 

 

#65         Authorize to grant funds with the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 to Strafford County Department of Corrections to assist in the operation of the approved career and technical education programs for male offenders in the amount of $18,450.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#66         Authorize to grant funds with the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 to Strafford County Department of Corrections to assist in the operation of the approved career and technical education programs for female offenders in the amount of $11,140.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#66A      Authorize to amend a grant to Hillsborough County Department of Corrections, Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 4-1-09, item #106), by extending the end date from November 30, 2009 to February 26, 2010.

 

                                MCAULIFFE-SHEPARD DISCOVERY CENTER

#67         Authorize to contract with Kenyon HVAC LLC, Newbury, NH, for HVAC maintenance, in an amount not to exceed $43,200-.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  36% General, 64% Planetarium Revenue Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY

#68         Authorize Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to expend State Matching Funds for Federal Emergency Management Agency Public Assistance Grants in the amount of $368,801.45.  (2)Further authorize Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to expend State Matching Funds for Federal Emergency Management Agency Public Assistance Grants in the amount of $152,351.79.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% General Funds. 

 

#69         Authorize Division of State Police to enter into a contract with Northern Pride Communications Inc., for the erection of a communications tower for DOS State Troop B, Bedford, NH, in the amount of $8,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2009.  100% Private and Local Funds. 

 

#70         Authorize Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Lancaster, NH, for the implementation of a project identified through the evaluation of natural hazards in the amount of $343,650.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#71         Authorize Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into grant agreements with the sub-grantees as detailed in letter dated October 16, 2009, for the implementation of a project identified through the evaluation of natural hazards in the amount of $524,917.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 31, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#72         Authorize Division of Fire Standards & Training and Emergency Medical Services to retroactively pay Irving Energy Distribution and Marketing the amount of $453.65 for propane and kerosene used for fire ground training.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Fire and EMS Funds. 

 

#73         Authorize Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Hooksett, NH, to complete the project identified by the Federal Emergency Management Agency in the amount of $124,868.50.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 25, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#74         Authorize Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into grant agreements with the sub-grantees as detailed in letter dated October 19, 2009, to complete the project identified by the Federal Emergency Management Agency in the amount of $223,641.50.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 25, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

#75         Authorize to reallocate $4,935,251.78 of previously approved funding from ARRA funds to Highways funds, which represents authorization for construction contingencies for contracts approved by prior G&C actions as detailed in letter dated October 26, 2009.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Federal ARRA Funds. 

 

#76         Authorize Bureau of Finance & Contracts to retroactively pay prior year’s increment and annual wages that were not processed from September 11, 1998 through June 4, 2009 in the amount of $17,332.16 from FY 2010 funds.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#77         Authorize Bureau of Planning and Community Assistance to enter into agreements totaling $58,400 with the City of Keene ($14,100), with the Town of Pittsfield ($19,500), with the Town of Winchester ($9,800), and with the Town of Hollis ($15,000) to provide services under the Safe Routes to School program through the municipal-manages process.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#78         Authorize Bureau of Right of Way to pay various owners $40,700 as documented in the Contemplated Awards List for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from October 8, 2009 through October 28, 2009.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

 

#79         Authorize Bureau of Traffic to enter into a sole source memorandum of agreement with Iowa Department of Transportation, Ames, IA, to provide the State’s share of the operational costs totaling $123,000 for the 511 Travel Information Number.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010, or until all obligations have been satisfactorily fulfilled, whichever occurs first.  80% Federal, 20% Match/Turnpike Toll Credit Funds. 

 

#80         Authorize Bureau of Materials and Research to enter into an agreement with Northern Test Boring Inc., Gorham, ME, for respective fees not to exceed $300,000 for the purposes of providing geotechnical subsurface exploration (drilling) services.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2012.  Funded from monies allocated to specific transportation-related projects.

 

#81         Authorize Bureau of Highway Design to enter into an agreement with Vanasse Hangen Brustlin Inc., Bedford, NH and Watertown, MA, for on-call consultant assistance to the Bureau of Traffic in providing technical support services in the amount of $300,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2012.  Funded from monies allocated to specific transportation-related projects.

 

#82         Authorize Bureau of Traffic to enter into a contract with Green Mountain Communications Inc., Wolfeboro Falls, NH, for full implementation and maintenance of a wireless microwave communications backbone/network (hardware and software) and delployment of Intelligent Transportation System field devices along the I-93 Salem to Manchester highway corridor in the amount not to exceed $3,833,347.28.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 22, 1010, with a warranty period extending 24 months beyond that date to October 22, 2012.  80% Federal, 20% Highway Funds (Turnpike Toll Credit). 

 

#83         Authorize Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with C. White Marine Inc., Danvers, MA, for replacement of concrete encasements on steel H-piles supporting the bridge along Route 1B over Little Harbor in New Castle and Rye, on the basis of a low bid of $1,084,817.50.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $108,481.75 for latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 3, 2010.  80% Federal, 20% Highway Funds. 

 

#84         Authorize Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Klicos Painting Company Inc., Baltimore, MD, for painting the NH approach spans of the Piscataqua River Bridge carrying I-95 over the Pan-Am Railroad, Ranger Way, and Preble Way in the City of Portsmouth, on the basis of a low bid of $7,537,400.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $376,870 for latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.    Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2011.  80% Federal, 20% Highway Funds. 

 

#85         Authorize Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Modern Protective Coatings Inc., Hudson, NH, for painting two overpass bridges carrying I-93 SB, NB at Exit 24 over US 3, NH 25 in the Town of Ashland on the basis of a low bid of $182,400.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $27,360 for latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.    Effective upon G&C approval through June 25, 2010.  100% Federal 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.

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES (Tabled at 10/7/09 G&C Meeting)

#25         TABLED – The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Pignatelli, voted to table the request 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-paid life insurance provided to full time employees in the amount of approximately $234,000.  Effective January 1, 2010 through December 31, 2010.

 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (Tabled at 10/21/09G&C Meeting)

                                Division of Public Health Services

#69         TABLED – The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Pignatelli, seconded by Councilor Hollingworth voted to table the request of the Bureau of Community Health Services, Rural Health and Primary Care Section to enter into an agreement with Performance Management Institute LLC, Portland, ME, to assist rural and underserved stakeholders in developing and sustaining creative, effective access to quality health care services in their rural NH communities in an amount not to exceed $786,000.  Effective October 21, 2009 through August 31, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

 

CONFIRMATION TABLED (Tabled at 11-4-09 G&C Meeting)

The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Hollingworth, seconded by Councilor Pignatelli, voted to table

the confirmation as follows:

 

Air Resources Council

(Municipal Government)

Raymond R. Donald, Kingston                                                                        Effective:  November 4, 2009

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  October 24, 2013