GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL AGENDA

                                                                                                State House, Concord, New Hampshire

                                                                                                December 5, 2012, 10:00 a.m.

 

#1           CONSENT CALENDAR - DONATIONS:

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

A.      Authorize to accept two Christmas trees to be placed at the Bridges House on Mountain Road and the State House in Concord, NH.  The trees are being donated by Noel’s Tree Farm from Litchfield NH, with an approximate value of $130.

 

B.      Authorize to accept a portrait of former Governor and Senator Henry Wilder Keyes to be placed in the State House.  The portrait is donated by family and friends of the late Governor and US Senator Henry Wilder Keyes, with an approximate value of $25,000.

 

GOVERNOR’S COMMISSION ON DISABILITY

C.      Authorize to accept a $1,000 monetary stipend from University System of NH, Durham, NH, to support the participation of Executive Director, John Richards in the Disability and Public Health Project, Year 1.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Other Funds (private donation). 

 

DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY

D.      Authorize the Division of Fire Standards and Training and Emergency Medical Service to accept the donation of computer equipment with a value of approximately $9,000 from the IVantage Health Analytics.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

E.       Authorize the Division of State Police to accept the donation of three Labrador Retrievers from the US Marine Corps Military Working Dog Program.  The animals are valued at approximately $3,000 and meet the criteria for explosive detection.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

 

                                BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY

#2           Authorize to hold a Public Hearing to approve an award of a State Guarantee under RSA 162-A:13-a with respect to a loan from Centrix Bank & Trust to Atlas Advanced Pyrotechnics, Inc. located in Jaffrey, New Hampshire. Action will authorize a Resolution under RSA 162-A:18 to determine the financing will serve a public use, provide public benefit and is within the policy and authority of the Act.

 

#3           Authorize to accept and place on file the annual financial statement for FY 2012.

 

                                COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY

#4           Authorize to amend a grant agreement with the County of Sullivan, Newport, NH (originally approved by G&C on 11-9-11, item #4, in the amount of $220,000), to allow for finalization of job creation goals, by extending the completion date to December 31, 2013.  No Additional Funding.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF STATE

#4A        Authorize to accept and place on file the report of return of votes cast at the biennial election held on November 6, 2012 in the several towns and wards of the State for Presidential Electors and Representatives in Congress from the First and Second Districts.

 

                                OFFICE OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL

#5           Authorize the confirmation of Mark J. Curdo, Wilmington, MA, for promotion to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard.

 

#6           Authorize the confirmation of Major Paul M. Kell, Durham, NH, for promotion to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Air National Guard.

 

#7           Authorize the confirmation of Major Jeffrey M. Denton, Stratham, NH, for promotion to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Air National Guard.

 

#8           Authorize the confirmation of Major Brian G. Waters, York, ME, for promotion to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Air National Guard.

 

#9           Authorize the confirmation of Captain Brian M. Carloni, Exeter, NH, for promotion to the rank of Major NH Air National Guard.

 

#10         Authorize the nomination of Thomas G. Behling, Brooklyn Park, MN, for promotion to the rank of Colonel, NH Army National Guard.  This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade having been found to be physically, mentally, and professionally qualified.

 

#11         Authorize the nomination of Robert J. Burnham, Manchester, NH, 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.

 

#12         Authorize the nomination of Captain Adam A. Bourassa, Hilliard, OH, 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.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

#13         Authorize the Bureau of Court Facilities to enter into a sole source contract with Merrimack Valley Corp – Merrimack Sheet Metal, Methuen, MA, for a total maintenance and repair program for the cooling tower and chiller at the Hillsborough County Superior Court North facility, Manchester, NH, in an amount not to exceed $23,155.66.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2013.  100% Transfer Funds – transfer from AOC. 

 

#14         Authorize the Bureau of Facilities and Asset Management to make a onetime retroactive payment from SFY 2013 funds to Markus Scandalis, full time Building Services Supervisor in the amount of $2,175.66 to compensate for wages that should have been paid during the SFY 2011 and 2012.  100% Other Funds (Rental Income). 

 

#15         Authorize the Division of Personnel’s request for a waiver of the classification decisions as detailed in letter dated November 21, 2012.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#16         Authorize to amend a temporary full-time Administrator IV position (originally approved by G&C on 11-4-09, item # 9B), to complete the second phase of the NH First effort for Human Resources and Asset Management, as well as to continue the back office consolidation effort, by extending the position through December 31, 2013.  100% Capital (General) Funds. 

 

#17         Authorize the Bureau of Court Facilities to amend the current 20-month holdover amendment with the City of Keene, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 6-7-06, item #21), which will increase the current square footage of the Keene Circuit Court from 4,586 to 4,794.  Effective upon G&C approval through February 28, 2014.  No Additional Funds.

 

#18         Authorize the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Harvey Construction, Bedford, NH, for the Tobey Building Renovations and Parking Deck – NH Hospital Campus, Concord, NH, for a price not to exceed $16,799,000.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $1,008,000 for unanticipated expense, bringing the total to $17,807,000.  (3)Further authorize the amount of $175,500 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $17,982,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 29, 2013.  100% Other Funds Employment Security. 

 

#18A      Authorize to retroactively amend a contract with MGI of America Inc., Tallahassee, FL (originally approved by G&C on 7-11-12, item #15, for a cost not to exceed $171,347), for the provision of consulting services for the evaluation and analysis of certain proposals received as a result of several facilities’ driven request for proposals, by extending the term through February 28, 2013.  No Additional Funding.

 

#18B      Authorize to retroactively amend an agreement with the Local Government Center, Health Trust LLC, Concord, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 11-17-10, item #34A), for the provision of a revised minimum rebate guarantee and a revised minimum generic dispensing rate guarantee.  The current total price of the agreement of $188,138,958 is reduced by approximately $6.8 million as a result of recent plan design and administrative changes, for a revised total price of $181,338,958 million.  Effective November 1, 2011 through December 31, 2013.  40% General, 16% Federal, 26% Enterprise, 16% Highway, 2% Turnpike Funds. 

 

#18C      Authorize the Risk Management Unit to enter into a contract with Anthem Health Plans of NH Inc., d/b/a Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Manchester, NH, for the administration of the medical benefit provided to state employees and retirees, in the amount of $20,526,000.  Effective January 1, 2013 through December 31, 2015, with the option to renew for an additional two year period.  40% General, 16% Federal, 26% Enterprise, 16% Highway, 2% Turnpike Funds. 

 

                                STATE TREASURY

#19         Authorize to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated in the amount of $84,157 and the State Treasurer to issue checks in the amount of $84,156.94 to the rightful owners of abandoned or unclaimed funds.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE ADMINISTRATION

#20         Authorize to accept and place on file the Annual Report for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2012.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL RESOURCES

#21         Authorize to transfer Fiscal Year 2013 appropriations in the amount of $82,557 between classes and create a new class for the accounting unit as detailed in letter dated October 16, 2012.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#22         Authorize the Division of Arts to award an Arts In Healthcare Grant in the amount of $3,375 to Behavioral Health and Developmental Services of Strafford County.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#23         Authorize the Division of Historical Resources to award a Certified Local Government Grant to the Town of Goffstown, in the amount of $7,830, to include markers for properties eligible for the National Register of Historic Places, to emphasize the history of the community.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#24         Authorize the Division of Arts to award a Conservation Number Plate Grant in the amount of $5,000 to the Town of Wilmot, for the conservation of two stage curtains purchased by the Town during its centennial year of 1907, and to display.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Conservation Plate Funds. 

 

#25         Authorize the Division of Arts to award a Youth Arts Project grant in the amount of $4,500 to the Winchester School District, to present a two week rock chorus residency with musician Judy Fine for their ACCESS (All Children, Cared for, Educated, Supported & Successful) after school programming.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#26         Authorize the Division of Historical Resources to award a Conservation Number Plate Grant to the Town of Allenstown in the amount of $10,000, to stabilize the humidity in the Old Allenstown Meeting House building by restoring the ceiling above the meeting room.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 31, 2014.  100% Conservation Plate Funds. 

 

#27         Authorize the Division of Arts to award an Arts in Healthcare grant in the amount of $2,925 to the Littleton Studio School, to present a drawing for the seniors program at the Littleton Senior Center.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#28         Authorize the Division of Arts to award a Cultural Facilities Grant in the amount of $7,200 to the Winnipesaukee Playhouse for installation of removable theatre seats to provide wheelchair access, three accessible restrooms and a ramp in their facility, the former Annalee complex.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                ATTORNEY GENERAL – DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

#29         Authorize to accept and expend a grant in the amount of $129,580 from the Federal Bureau of Justice Statistics, federal fiscal year 2012 National Criminal History Improvement Program, to be utilized to improve the functioning of the criminal justice system.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  (2)Further authorize to enter into a sub grant with the NH Department of Safety in the amount of $129,450 to be utilized to enhance the criminal history records system.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funding.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#30         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Dr. Carolyn Kappen, Bronx, NY, as a substitute medical examiner for a total not to exceed $20,000 to conduct autopsies as needed in the absence of the State Medical Examiner and the Deputy Chief Medical Examiner.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2013.  100% General Funds. 

 

#31         Authorize to enter into subgrants with the agencies as detailed in letter dated November 19, 2012, totaling $701,625 from the Federal Fiscal Year 2012 Violence Against Women Formula Grant, for the purpose of providing services for women in NH who are victims of violent crimes.  (2)Further authorize to enter into subgrants with the agencies as detailed in letter dated November 19, 2012, totaling $242,000 from the Federal Fiscal Year 2011 Violence Against Women Formula Grant, for the purposes of providing services for women in NH who are victims of violent crimes.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY

#32         Authorize to amend a contract with SymbioSys Solutions Inc., Nashua, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-22-11, item #60), for modifications and improvements to the NH Unemployment Insurance System, by increasing the amount by $1,684,564 from $7,961,080 to $9,645,644.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2016.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

                                Office of Medicaid Business and Policy

#33         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Milliman Inc., Brookfield, WI, to provide all actuarial services and technical support relative to Medicaid Care Management in an amount not to exceed $2,701,560.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Homeless and Housing Services

#34         Authorize to enter into an agreement with Families in Transition, Manchester, NH, to provide services to homeless individuals within the Greater Manchester, Concord, and surrounding areas in an amount not to exceed $166,904.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#35         Authorize to amend a sole source contract with Harbor Homes Inc., Nashua, NH (originally approved by G&C on 7-11-12, item #43A), for homeless assistance services, by increasing the price by $32,568 from $141,219 to $173,787.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 31, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#36         Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with Merrimack Valley Assistance Program, Concord, NH, to provide housing assistance and supportive services to individuals with HIV/AIDS and their families, in an amount not to exceed $714,731.  Effective March 1, 2013 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through February 29, 2016.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Division of Public Health Services

#37         Authorize the Bureau of Infectious Disease Control, Infectious Disease Surveillance Section, Emergency Preparedness Surveillance Program to accept and expend federal funds in the amount of $150,275 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to funds the BioSense 2.0 initiative for public health Situational awareness.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#38         Authorize the Bureau of Population Health and Community Services to accept and expend Federal Funds in the amount of $45,584 from the Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to fund the NH Tobacco Prevention and Control Program.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#39         Authorize the Bureau of Population Health and Community Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to accept and expend federal funds in the amount of $5,761 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to fund the NH Sudden Unexpected Infant Death Case Registry: Building Capacity.  (2)Further authorize to enter a memorandum of agreement with the Department of Justice, Concord, NH, to continue the development of the Sudden Unexpected Infant Death Case Registry: Building Capacity.  (3)Further authorize the Department of Justice to accept and expend federal funds in the amount of $14,950 from DHHS, to fund the NH Sudden Unexpected Infant Death research.  Effective retroactive to September 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#40         Authorize the Bureau of Public Health Systems, Policy and Performance, Rural Health and Primary Care Section and DHHS, to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Dr. Nii Norte Lokko, Doctor of Dental Medicine (originally approved by G&C on 11-18-09, item #54), to receive reimbursement for payment of educational loans through the State Loan Repayment program, by increasing the price by $40,000 from $70,000 to $110,000, and by extending the end date to December 31, 2014.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                Division of Community Based Care Services

#41         Authorize to accept and expend System of Care Implementation federal funds from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration in the amount of $749,879.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#42         Authorized to accept and expend Balancing Incentive Payment Program federal funds from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the amount of $4,730,040.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

                                Bureau of Behavioral Health

#43         Authorize to accept and expend Medicaid Incentive for Prevention of Chronic Diseases grant federal funds of $1,752,753.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

                                Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Services

#44         Authorize to enter into an agreement with The Research Group Inc., Northampton, MA, to provide questionnaire printing, scanning and delivery of a clean data set for the NH Youth Risk Behavior Survey, in an amount not to exceed $35,890.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2013.  30% Federal, 70% Other (Client Fees) Funds. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE LIQUOR COMMISSION

#44A      Authorize to grant a 20 x 464 foot utility easement to Public Service of NH to construct (bury) a 464 foot, three-phase line extension from Route 9, W. Chesterfield to the new retail store’s transformer.  100% Liquor Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

#44B      Authorize to transfer $1,472 within the account entitled Safe Streets Task Force to re-align appropriated funds that will be used to provide certified Probation/Parole Officers to increase officer presence with the primary focus in the City of Manchester.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.  (2)Further authorize to accept and expend additional grant funding from the Federal Bureau of Investigation in the amount of $714 and the Drug Forfeiture-State fund in the amount of $3,681 for a total of $4,395 to support the “NH Safe Streets Task Force” initiative by providing certified Probation/Parole Officer to increase officer presence with the primary focus in the City of Manchester.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  16.3% Federal, 83.7% Agency Income (Drug Forfeiture-State).  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

                                PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION

#45         Authorize to enter into a contract with Gorham Gold Greenwich & Associates LLC, Leawood, KS, to monitor the ongoing development, testing and deployment of information technology systems for Liberty Energy Utilities (Liberty), in an amount not to exceed $300,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through February 28, 2014.  100% Utility Assessment. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

#46         Authorize the Division of Forests and Lands, Natural Heritage Bureau to enter a memorandum of agreement with the Department of Environmental Services, for the development of outreach materials, including a vernal pool website and enhanced field guide materials which is in the compliance with a grant awarded by the US Environmental Protection Agency, in the amount of $33,736.  (2)Further authorize to enter into a memorandum of agreement with NH Fish and Game, for upgrading their Wildlife Sightings website to better accommodate vernal pool data which is in compliance with a grant awarded by the EPA, in the amount of $30,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#47         Authorize the Bureau of Trails to enter into Grant-in-Aid Trail Maintenance Contracts, (Winter Trail Grooming), with the Snowmobile clubs as detailed in letter dated November 9, 2012, for a total amount of $1,512,844.35.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 1, 2013.  100% OHRV and Snowmobile Fund. 

 

#47A      Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation and the Department of Administrative Services, Risk Management Unit to make a retroactive payment to Wells Fargo Special Risks Inc., Dover, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 10-17-07, item #54), in the amount of $57,504 for adjusted liability insurance premiums owned through an audit of actual revenue generated at Cannon Mountain Aerial Tramway and Ski Area (Cannon Mountain) during the contract periods of November 1, 2007 through February 1, 2011 and February 1, 2011 through February 1, 2012.  100% Ski Area Funds. 

 

#47B      Authorize to assign vehicle D1 on a 24 hour, seven day a week basis to the DRED Commissioner.

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT

#48         Authorize to transfer $100,000 of unexpended funds from Excess Registration Fees to the Fish and Game OHRV Fiscal Year 2013 Operating Budget.  100% Agency Income.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

#49         Authorize to accept and expend $485,719 in federal funds from the Department of Defense for purposes of funding remediation efforts at DoD sites.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#50         Authorize to transfer funds in the amount of $775,000 between classes within accounting unit, NPDES Permit Implementation, for better use of appropriated funds.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Winnipesaukee River Basin Program Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#51         Authorize to award an Aquatic Resource Mitigation Fund grant to the Trust for Public Land, Montpelier, VT, in the amount of $89,000 for the acquisition of a fee interest in 938 acres in Wentworth Location and Errol, NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2013.  100% Aquatic Resource Mitigation Funds. 

 

#52         Authorize to award a grant to the Blue Ocean Society for Marine Conservation Inc., Portsmouth, NH, in the amount of $27,917 to conduct marine debris cleanups, monitoring and education in the NH seacoast.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#53         Authorize to amend a sole source agreement with the Town of Exeter, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-23-10, item #78), for the Exeter River Restoration Project: Evaluating the Impacts of Dam Removal for the Great Dam project, by extending the completion date to June 30, 2013 from December 31, 2012.  No Additional Funding.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#54         Authorize a Supplemental Loan Agreement with the Town of Hillsborough, in the amount of $214,258.47, which finalizes the loan amount used to finance the water system improvements project.  Effective upon G&C approval.  50% ARRA, 50% Drinking Water State Revolving Loan Fund (DWSRF) Repayment Funds. 

 

#55         Authorize a Supplemental Loan Agreement with the Greenville Estates Village District in Greenville, NH, in the amount of $2,500,000, which finalizes the loan amount used to finance the water system improvements project.  Effective upon G&C approval.  50% ARRA, 50% Drinking Water State Revolving Loan Fund (DWSRF) Repayment Funds. 

 

#56         Authorize Christian D. McCauley’s request to perform work on Lake Winnipesaukee in Laconia.

 

#57         Authorize Barvel Whang Association’s request to perform work on Lake Winnipesaukee in Tuftonboro.

 

#58         Authorize to accept and place on file the 2012 annual report.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

#59         Authorize to expend funds in excess of 110 percent of budgeted amounts, as necessary, to fund the projected obligations to the State’s charter schools, for current fiscal year chartered public school payments, in an estimated amount of $4,451,563.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Education Trust Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#60         Authorize to amend a grant (originally approved by G&C on 6-23-10, item #158F), to strengthen education, drive reforms, and improve results for students from early learning through college, by retroactively extending the grant period from July 1, 2012 through January 31, 2013, to best utilize the remaining funds balance of $789,626.68.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#61         Authorize to hold an awards banquet to recognize the NH Teacher of the Year, the NH Teacher of the Year Semi-Finalists and Finalists, the Milken Educator, the NH Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching Recipient, and the NH Blue Ribbon School, for a total cost not to exceed $4,461.  (2)Further authorize to enter into a contract with The Common Man Inn Inc., Plymouth, NH, to provide necessary conference facilities, and food services for the banquet for up to 150 attendees on December 11, 2012, in an amount not to exceed $4,461 which is the total cost above.  100% Private Grant Funds. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE BOARD OF NURSING

#62         Authorize to enter into a retroactive sole source contract with the National Council of State Boards of Nursing, Chicago, IL, in the amount of $3,000 for the Board’s participation in the National Licensing Compact Administrators.  Effective October 1, 2012 through September 30, 2013.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY

#63         Authorize the Division of State Police to pay annual membership dues of $5,300 to the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance, Greenbelt, MD, for the period of January 1, 2013 through December 31, 2013.  80% Federal, 20% Highway Funds. 

 

#64         Authorize the Division of Fire Safety to retroactively enter into a memorandum of understanding with the Division of Fire Standards and Training and EMS, for the continued statewide hazardous material required training, in the amount of $54,600.  Effective October 1, 2012 through September 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#65         Authorize the Division of State Police to retroactively accept and expend $88,836 of federal funds from the NH Highway Safety Agency that will be used to conduct patrols known as “Operation Safe Commute”.  Effective October 26, 2012 through September 15, 2013.  100% Agency Income. 

 

#66         Authorize the Division of Motor Vehicles to amend a sole source contract with Xerox State & Local Solutions Inc., formerly ACS State & Local Solutions Inc., Phoenix, AZ, (originally approved by G&C on 1-12-05, item #64), to provide International Registration Plan VISTA/RS & Performance and Registration System Management VISTA/SE systems maintenance and intellectual property licensing including a one-time cost of $8,910 for an enhancement required by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, increasing the amount of $158,922 to $1,359,018.  Effective January 1, 2013 through December 31, 2013.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#67         Authorize the Division of Motor Vehicles to exercise an option to amend a contract with Marquis Consulting Services Inc., d/b/a Marquis ID Systems Inc., Fort Wayne, IN (originally approved by G&C on 1-30-08, item #178), by extending the end date from January 15, 2013 to January 15, 2015, increasing the total price by $1,846,750 from $4,834,000 to $6,680,750, including the funds to add two additional Marquis Consulting Services Inc., workstations at a one time cost of $34,000.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

#68         Authorize to transfer $1,395,437 between Highway Fund accounts and classes.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#69         Authorize the Bureau of Planning and Community Assistance to accept and expend Federal Highway Funds in the amount of $1,266,067 to (1) reconstruct Hutchins Street from Napert Street to Bridge Street in Berlin, and (2) rehabilitate approximately 2,700 feet of two-lane roadway including sidewalk upgrades on Main Street in Claremont.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#70         Authorize the Bureau of Highway Design to budget and expend prior year carry-forward funds in the amount of $169,500, to further fund the wildflower program.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Agency Income.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#71         Authorize the Division of Operations to transfer $7,842 from Highway Surplus to fund safety and environmental training.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Highway Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#72         Authorize the Bureau of Human Resources to enter into a sole source agreement with Federal Highway Administration Finance Division, National Highway Institute, Arlington, VA, for training, in an amount not to exceed $83,600.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#73         Authorize the Bureau of Aeronautics to pay membership dues in the amount of $9,097.29 to the National Association of State Aviation Officials, Washington, DC.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 30, 2013.  100% General Funds. 

 

#74         Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to sell a State owned property improved with a single-family home on an 8.17 acre parcel of land located at 30 Fitzwilliam Road in Troy, to Robert J. Kemp Jr. and Valerie S. Kemp for $80,000 plus a $1,100 Administrative Fee.  (2)Further authorize to compensate Better Homes and Gardens / The Massiello Group, Keene, NH, from the proceeds of the sale in the amount of $4,000 for real estate services.  Effective upon G&C approval.  This parcel was originally purchased with 91.75% Federal Funds. 

 

#75         Authorize the Bureau of Highway Design to amend an agreement with Vanasse Hangen Brustlin, Inc., Bedford, NH, and Watertown, MA, (originally approved by G&C on 4-19-06, item #112), for final design for the reconstruction and widening of a 6.0 miles section of NH 125 in Plaistow and Kingston, by extending the completion date from January 31, 2013 to May 30, 2014.  No Additional Funding.

 

#76         Authorize the Bureau of Highway Design to amend an agreement with Vanasse Hangen Brustlin Inc., Bedford, NH, and Watertown, MA, (originally approved by G&C on 12-18-08, item #77), for the final design for the widening of the Spaulding Turnpike in the Town of Newington and City of Dover, by increasing the amount by $1,408,409.12 from $14,962,127 to $16,370,536.12 for additional design services that were not anticipated in the original agreement.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2013.  100% Turnpike Funds. 

 

#77         Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Beck & Bellucci Inc., Franklin, NH, for bridge rehabilitation on NH Route 11 over the Blackwater River in the town of Andover, on the basis of a low bid of $1,572,548.18.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 25, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#78         Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Delucca Fence Company Inc., Methuen, MA, for replacement of 133 terminal “F” guardrail end units with current standard W-beam guardrail end units at various locations throughout the State, on the basis of a low bid of $927,875.76.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $92,787.58 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 26, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#79         Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Pike Industries Inc., Belmont, NH, for 8.6 miles of pavement rehabilitation and rehabilitation work on 5 bridges on US Route 2 between the Town of Randolph and the Maine state border, on the basis of a low bid of $3,888,122.14.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $272,168.55 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 20, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#80         Authorize the Bureau of Highway Design to amend an agreement with McFarland-Johnson Inc., Concord, NH and Binghamton, NY (originally approved by G& Con 3-24-10, item #123), for the final design for the replacement or removal of 6 red list bridges over the US Rte 1 Bypass in the City of Portsmouth, by increasing the amount by $166,241.51 from $2,244,746.28 to $2,410,987.79 for additional design services that were not anticipated in the original agreement.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#81         Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Continental Paving Inc., Londonderry, NH, for widening and reconstruction of US Route 3/NH Route 28 in Hooksett, on the basis of a low bid of $4,074,351.95.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $285,204.64 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 17, 2014.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#82         Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with American Excavating Corp., Derry, NH, for intersection improvements on NH 125 at Toldend Road / Greenhill Road in Barrington and modifications on NH 43 at the Exit 3 interchange with NH 101 in the Town of Candia, on the basis of a low bid of $594,897.72.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $29,744.89 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 23, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#83         Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Continental Paving Inc., Londonderry, NH, for cold planning and repaving 7 roadway segments / locations in the City of Concord and the Towns of Bow, Hopkinton, and Warner, on the basis of a low bid of $1,124,130.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $78,689.10 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 20, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#84         Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Weaver Brothers Construction Co., Inc., Concord, NH, for roadway and bridge rehabilitation on NH 25 at the bridges over the Baker River in the Towns of Wentworth and Rumney, on the basis of a low bid of $7,154,845.64.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $357,742.28 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 20, 2014.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#85         Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Liddell Brothers Inc., Halifax, MA, for replacing various signs of poor retroreflectivity on Interstate 93 and NH Route 101, on the basis of a low bid of $548,868.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 23, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#86         Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Jay-Mor Enterprises Inc., Pelham, NH, for demolition of buildings on two State owned parcels in the City of Keene and Town of Troy, on the basis of a low bid of $57,800.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#87         Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with R.S. Audley Inc., Bow, NH, for replacing the concrete bridge deck on the Ocean Road Bridge over I-95 in Greenland, on the basis of a low bid of $1,625,078.75.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $81,253.94 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 30, 2014.  100% Turnpike Funds. 

 

#88         Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Evroks Corporation, Winnisquam, NH, for bridge rehabilitation work on NH Route 12 / NH Route 101 over the Ashuelot River in the City of Keene, on the basis of a low bid of $662,198.70.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $66,219.87 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 4, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TABLED ITEMS

 

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (Tabled at G&C 10-17-12)

#11         TABLED – The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Wheeler, seconded by Councilor Burton, voted to table the request to amend a sole source contract with Information Management Corporation d/b/a IMC Solutions of North Grafton, MA, (originally approved by G&C on 6-22-05, item #6A), for software support and maintenance of IMC Public Safety Software required by the NH Liquor Commission, Bureau of Liquor Enforcement in the amount of $31,350, increasing the total from $71,285 to $102,635, and by extending the expiration date from January 31, 2013 to December 31, 2015.  100% Other/Liquor Funds.