GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL AGENDA

                                                                                                State House, Concord, New Hampshire

                                                                                                December 9, 2009, 10:00 a.m.

 

 

                                COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY

#1           Authorize to award a grant to the Town of Colebrook, NH, in the amount of $170,000 for the purpose of assisting BlackMag Industries LLC, with a business expansion activity.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                OFFICE OF ENERGY AND PLANNING

#2           Authorize to enter into a retroactive contract with International Institute of Boston, Boston, MA, through its subsidiary the International Institute of NH, in the amount of $100,000 to provide direct services to NH refugees.  Effective October 1, 2009 through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#3           Authorize to enter into a retroactive contract with Southern NH Services Inc., Manchester, NH, in the amount of $30,000 to provide direct services to NH refugees.  Effective October 1, 2009 through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#4           Authorize to enter into a retroactive contract with Lutheran Social Services of New England Inc., Concord, NH, in the amount of $80,000 to provide direct services to NH refugees.  Effective October 1, 2009 through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#5           Authorize to enter into a sole source retroactive contract with Lutheran Social Services of New England Inc., Concord, NH, in the amount of $140,271 to provide employment services to Merrimack County refugees.  Effective October 1, 2009 through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#6           Authorize to enter into a contract with GDS Associates Inc., Marietta, GA, for work to be accomplished as part of the ARRA – State Energy Program – Building Code Compliance, in the amount of $600,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 30, 2012.  100% Federal ARRA Funds. 

 

#7           Authorize to enter into a sole source Cooperative Project Agreement with the University System of NH, Durham, NH, to implement energy saving and/or renewable energy-generating projects in USNH-owned buildings and facilities to save energy, reduce emissions, and create and/or retain jobs for work to be accomplished as part of the ARRAUSNH Energy Efficiency/Renewable Energy Building Projects in the amount of $1,300,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2010.  100% Federal ARRA-SEP Funds. 

 

#8           Authorize to enter into a contract with TRC Environmental Corporation, Boston, MA, for work to be accomplished as part of the ARRA – Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program – Subgrants to NH Communities, in the amount of $7,108,717.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 9, 2012.  100% Federal ARRA-EECBG Funds. 

 

#9           Authorize to enter into a contract with the NH Community Development Finance Authority, Concord, NH, for work to be accomplished as part of the ARRA – State Energy Programs – Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Projects – Loans and Grants for Businesses in the amount of $3,500,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2012.  100% Federal ARRA-SEP Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

#10         Authorize to amend the sole source contract with Information Management Corporation d/b/a NH NOE Better Software Inc., North Grafton, MA, for software support and maintenance of IMC Public Safety Software required by the NH Liquor Commission, Bureau of Liquor Enforcement, by increasing the amount by $30,060 from $41,225 to $71,285, and by extending the completion date from January 1, 2010 to December 31, 2012.  100% Other (Agency Class 27) funds: the Agency Class 27 used by the NH Liquor Commission to reimburse DoIT for this purchase is 100% Other (Agency Class 27) used by the NH Liquor Commission is 100% Liquor Funds. 

 

#11         Authorize on behalf of the NH Department of Employment Security, to amend a sole source contract with VantiCore LLC, Bedford, NH (previously amended by G&C on 5-6-09, item #13), to provide a block of 250 Professional Service Support hours, by increasing the amount by $45,000 from $26,750 to $71,750, and extending the completion date from April 15, 2010 to April 14, 2011.  100% Federal Funds.  The Agency Class 027 used by the Department of Employment Security to reimburse DoIT for this maintenance service is 100% Federal Funds. 

 

#11A      Authorize to accept and expend $10,000 in SFY 2010 of additional Other Funds available from the Banking Department for procurement of information technology capabilities.  Effective upon G&CJ approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Other (Agency Class 027) Funds; the agency Class 027 used by the Banking Department to reimburse DoIT is 100% Other Funds. 

 

                                OFFICE OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL

#12         Authorize Major Michael J. Blair, Epping, NH, be nominated for promotion to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Air National Guard.  This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, morally, and professionally qualified. 

 

#13         Authorize Captain Nelson E. Perron, Nottingham, NH, be confirmed for promotion to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

#14         Authorize to amend a contract with Delta Dental Plan of NH Inc., Concord, NH, (previously approved by G&C On 11-28-07, item #25), by extending the term of the contract for a period of six months from January 1, 2010 through June 30, 2010. 

 

#15         Authorize Bureau of Public Works and Construction to amend the assignment of pool vehicle #H81 to a permanent vehicle assigned to Timothy Davis, Clerk of the Works II, expected to provide an annual savings of approximately $8,000.  (2)Further authorize to amend permanently assigned motor vehicle #A1 from Carl Wideberg to a permanently assigned pool vehicle.

 

#16         Authorize to amend an existing contract with CIBER Inc., Greenwood Village, CO, to provide the State of NH’s NH FIRST Enterprise Resource Planning project with Warrantee/Go-Live Support, the 2010 CAFR software and onsite support, and Vendor Registration Software/Support, by extending the contract for one year from December 30, 2009 to December 30, 2010 at no additional cost.

 

#17         Authorize Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Gemini Electric Inc., Auburn, NH, for electrical renovations at various State turnpike facilities for a total price not to exceed $395,900.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $40,000 for additional unanticipated expenses bringing the total to $435,900.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 2, 2010.  100% Turnpike Funds – Renewal – Replacement. 

 

#18         Authorize Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Lakes Region Environmental Contractors Inc., Belmont, NH, for removal and replacement of underground storage tanks for a total price not to exceed $16,998.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $2,000 for additional unanticipated expenses bringing the total to $18,988.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2009.  36% General, 64% Transfers from other agencies. 

 

#18A      Authorize Bureau of Court Facilities to enter into a lease agreement with the County of Merrimack, Boscawen, NH, for courtroom and office space for the Merrimack County Probate Court in an amount not to exceed $148835.16.  Effective January 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% Transfer Funds – transfer from AOC, Rent from Other Agencies. 

 

#18B      Authorize to accept one Christmas tree to be placed at the Bridges House on Mountain Road, Concord, NH, with an approximate value of $55 from the Nichols Tree Farm, Orford, NH.

 

#18C      Authorize to accept one Christmas tree to be placed in Governor and Council Chambers at the State House with an approximate value of $75 from Rocks Tree Farm, Bethleham, NH.

 

#18D      Authorize to enter into a contract with Easter Seals NH Inc., Manchester, NH, to provide an employee shuttle service for state employees who work in the State House complex in an amount not to exceed $63,332.  Effective January 4, 2010 through June 10, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#18E      Authorize Bureau of Court Facilities to enter into a service contract with Allen & Coles North American, Hudson, NH, for moving services at the Hillsborough County Superior Courthouse North in the amount of $9,775.  Effective upon G&CJ approval through January 31, 2010.  100% Transfer Funds – transfer from AOC, Rent from Other Agencies.  

 

#18F       Authorize to enter into a License for Use Agreement with the City of Laconia to utilize the Hank Risley Field for youth and adult sport practices as well as parking for sporting events at the Robbie Mills Park.  Effective December 10, 2009 through April 10, 2012. 

 

                                STATE TREASURY

#19         Authorize to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated in the amount of $234,490 and to issue checks in the amount of $234,489.44 to the rightful owners of abandoned or unclaimed funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE ADMINISTRATION

#20         Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with the University of NH Technology Transfer Center through the University of NH’s Office of Sponsored Research, Durham, NH, for a pilot project to develop a sustainable statewide mosaic parcel map in the amount not to exceed $35,683.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 1, 2010.  100% Capital Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL RESOURCES

#21         Authorize State Library to award a Conservation Number Plate Grant in the amount of $9,400 to the Department of Resources and Economic Development, to clean, conserve and restore a relief map of NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Other (Conservation Plate) Funds. 

 

#22         Authorize Historical Resources to award a Conservation Number Plate Grant to the City of Manchester in the amount of $10,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Conservation Plate Funds. 

 

#23         Authorize Historical Resources to award Conservation Number Plate Grants to the Towns of Sugar Hill, Winchester, and Danville totaling $30,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Other (Conservation Plate) Funds. 

 

#24         Authorize Historical Resources to award a Conservation Number Plate Grant to the Department of Transportation in the amount of $7,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Conservation Plate Funds. 

 

#25         Authorize to award two year operating grants totaling $109,200 to the organizations as detailed in letter dated October 5, 2009.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#26         Authorize to award two year operating grants totaling $15,700 to the organizations as detailed in letter dated October 5, 2009.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#27         Authorize to award two year operating grants totaling $112,400 to the organizations as detailed in letter dated October 5, 2009.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, MARKETS & FOOD

#28         Authorize Division of Agricultural Development to enter into a sole source agreement with NH Made, Andover, NH, to develop and implement a marketing project promoting local foods to consumers and institutional buyers.  100% Other Funds – UNH grants. 

 

#29         Authorize to grant an annual salary increment to Lorraine S. Merrill, Commissioner, from Group HH, step 4 $93,812 to Group HH, step 5 $98,691.  100% General Funds. 

 

#30         Authorize Division of Animal Industry to accept and expend funds from NH Department of Safety via the Homeland Security and Emergency Management office in the amount of $2,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Other Funds – HSEM. 

 

                                ATTORNEY GENERAL – DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

#31         Authorize to designate Karen Gorham as an Assistant Attorney General at a salary of $79,500 for a term effective December 9, 2009 through December 9, 2014.

 

#32         Authorize to transfer the State’s interest in the real property and buildings known as the Peterborough Armory located in the Town of Peterborough, as described in the Quitclaim Deed, to the Town of Peterborough.

 

#33         Authorize to designate James C. Vara as an attorney at a salary of $56,500 effective December 14, 2009.  ARRA Funds. 

 

#34         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Dr. Vincent Tranchida, Long Island City, NYC as a substitute medical examiner in the amount of $15,000 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 June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

#35         Authorize to enter into subgrants with the agencies as detailed in letter dated November 23, 2009, totaling $775,153 from the Violence Against Women Formula Grant, designed to provide services for women in NH who are victims of violent crimes.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2011.  (2)Further  authorize to enter into a subgrant with the Nashua Police Department, totaling $63,125 from the FY2008 Violence Against Women Formula Grant, designed to provide services for women in NH who are victims of violent crimes.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#36         Authorize to enter into subgrants with the agencies as detailed in letter dated November 23, 2009, totaling $32,870 from the 2007 Violence Against Women Formula Grant, 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. 

 

#37         Authorize to appoint James T. Boffetti as a Senior Assistant Attorney General at a salary level of $80,994 with a five year term that expires October 31, 2012. 

 

#37A      Authorize to enter into a subgrant with the Franklin Police Department in the amount of $43,251 from the 2009 ARRA, Violence Against Women Formula Grant, designed to provide services for women in NH who are victims of violent crimes.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 30, 2011.  100% Federal ARRA Funds. 

 

#37B      Authorize to enter into a subgrant totaling $10,000 with the NH State Liquor Commission, Bureau of Enforcement, from the US Department of Justice’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention FFY 2009 Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws Grant Program for increase enforcement of NH’s underage drinking laws.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY

#38         Authorize to amend a contract with Deloitte Consulting LLP, Boston, MA, (previously amended by G&C on 6-3-09, item #41), for additional enhancements of Unemployment Insurance processes and systems, by increasing the amount by $988,000 from $13,510,497 to $14,498,497.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  96% ARRA, 4% Federal Funds. 

 

#39         Authorize to enter into a contract with Professional Physical Therapy Services, Concord, NH, for ergonomic workstation set-up, evaluation and follow-up services at NHES offices statewide, in the amount not to exceed $12,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#40         Authorize to amend a sole source contract with Noblis Inc., Falls Church, VA, (previously approved by G&C on 4-1-09, item #30), a non-profit organization and member of the Unemployment Insurance Information Technology Support Center for a Business Impact Assessment, Business Continuity Plan and Disaster Recovery Plan, by extending the completion date to June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

#41         Authorize to accept and place on file the annual report for the State fiscal year ending June 30, 2009.

 

#42         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with The Moss Group Inc., d/b/a The Moss Group of Washington, Washington, D.C., for technical assistance and training development services in relation to sexual assault in the amount of $48,988.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#43         Authorize to exercise the renewal option to contract with Southern NH Services Inc., Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 12-11-07, item #311), to operate an Academy Case Management (Academy) Program for the Northern Hillsborough County area, in the amount of $72,000, a SFY 2010 increase from $72,000 to $144,000 for a total increase from $288,000 to $360,000.  Effective January 1, 2010 through June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                LIQUOR COMMISSION

#43A      Authorize a retroactive annual salary increase to Richard E. Simard, Commissioner, from Group GG, step 4 ($86,131) to Group GG, step5 ($90,606) effective August 13, 2009.  100% Liquor Funds. 

 

#44         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with 2-1-1 NH United Way of NH, Manchester, NH, for the purpose of providing Call Center Services in the amount of $100,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 30, 2012.  100% Transfer (100% Federal Origin) Funds. 

 

                                PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION

#44A      Authorize to accept and place on file the Biennial Report for the period ending June 30, 2009.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

#45         Authorize Division of Parks and Recreation, Cannon Mountain to enter into a Competitive Power Supply Procurement Services Agreement with EnerNoc, Boston, MA.  Effective December 9, 2009 through October 31, 2010.

 

#46         Authorize Division of Parks and Recreation, Cannon Mountain to enter into a sole source lease agreement with International Financial Services Corporation, Libertyville, IL, for a four year lease for one Prinoth snow groomer in the amount of $235,508.  Effective December 15, 2009 through April 15, 2013.  100% Cannon Mountain Funds. 

 

#47         Authorize Division of Parks and Recreation to make a retroactive payment to Granite State Telephone, Weare, NH, for telephone services at Clough State Park during the period of August 2007 in the amount of $50.89.  100% Park Funds. 

 

#48         Authorize Division of Forests and Lands to accept a donation of 266 acres of vacant forestland, and certain mineral rights, located in the Town of Orange, from Norco Corporation.  (2)Further authorize to name the new property the “Frank H. Jackson Forest” as requested by the donor.

 

#49         Authorize Division of Forests and Lands to renew membership for the 2010 fiscal year with the National Association of State Foresters, Washington, DC in the amount of $7,000.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% General Funds. 

 

#50         Authorize 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 17, 2009, in the total amount of $1,468,546.18.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 1, 2010.  100% Trails Bureau Funds. 

 

#51         Authorize Division of Parks and Recreation to exercise a contract renewal option with Cale Parking Systems USA Inc., Clearwater, FL, (previously approved by G&C on 3-4-09, late item #A), for the purchase, installation and technical support of 10 additional wireless pay stations for Hampton Beach State Park in the amount of $211,353.15.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Hampton Capital. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT

#52         Authorize to retroactively approve an invoice from Valley Transportation Inc., d/b/a Valley Fire Equipment, Bradford, NH, for parts and labor performed on the NH Fish and Game Department’s anadromous fish transport truck for a cost of $5,460.  100% Other (Brood Atlantic Salmon) Funds. 

 

#53         Authorize to accept a donation of two conservation easements totaling approximately 780.3 acres in Shelburne, NH.  (2)Further authorize to enter into a Grant Agreement with The Conservation Fund for administrative costs associated with the Philbrook and Croftie Farms easement in Shelburne, NH, in the amount of $40,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2009.  100% Federal from the Landowner Incentive Program. 

 

#54         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Bear-Paw Regional Greenways for up to $10,000 to be used for costs associated with land conservation efforts in the Bear Brook – Allenstown Focus Area.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Other (Conservation License Plate) Funds. 

 

#55         Authorize to enter into a Cooperative Service Agreement with the US Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Wildlife Services, at no cost to the NHFGD, reflecting shared desire to work cooperatively to support and implement respective wildlife damage control efforts.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010. 

 

#56         Authorize to enter into a Land Exchange Agreement with the RMR Pacific LLC.

 

#57         Authorize to accept $25,000 from Granite Reliable Power to be deposited in the Nongame Species Management Account.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

#58         Authorize a loan agreement with the Town of Jaffrey in the amount of $2,871,000 to finance a wastewater improvement project.  Effective upon G&C approval.  41.5% CWSRF, 8.5% Capital, 50% Federal ARRA Funds. 

 

#59         Authorize to amend a sole source contract with GZA GeoEnvironmental Inc., Manchester, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 10-21-09, item #49), to oversee remediation at contaminated sites, by increasing the value by $250,000 from $2,355,900 to $2,605,900.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#60         Authorize to pay 2010 membership dues to the Association of State Drinking Water Administrators, Washington, DC, in the amount of $6,900.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#61         Authorize to amend a sole source agreement with the Connecticut River Joint Commissions Inc., Charlestown, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-25-08, item #134), for the Stream Restoration at the Lower Mohawk River and Colebrook Business Park Project, by increasing the award by $28,834 from $122,913 to $151,747.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#62         Authorize to award a grant to the Blue Ocean Society for Marine Conservation Inc., Portsmouth, NH, in the amount of $30,000 to conduct marine debris monitoring, reduction and education in the NH seacoast.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#63         Authorize to enter into a grant agreement with Channel Marine LLC, Weirs Beach, NH, for a total of $8,359.88 to provide a replacement pumpout station.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  (2)Further authorize to enter into an agreement with Channel Marine LLC, Weirs Beach, NH, to pay for operation and maintenance costs for the Clean Vessel Act boat sewage pumpout station in the amount of $1,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 31, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#64         Authorize DES and the Fish and Game Department to amend an agreement with Absorption Technologies Inc., Providence, RI, (previously approved by G&C on 7-28-09, item #1), to remove the Winnicut River Dam and install a technical fishpass system beneath the Route 33 Bridge in Greenland, NH, by increasing the amount by $71,438.80 from $1,094,075 to $1,165,558.80.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#65         Authorize to accept and place on file the 2009 Annual Report.

 

#66         Authorize to amend an agreement with the Blue Ocean Society for Marine Conservation Inc., Portsmouth, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 8-22-07, item #57), for the implementation of the Watershed Restoration Plan for Hodgson Brook Project, by extending the completion date to December 31, 2010 from December 31, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

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

 

#68         Authorize to acquire a fifty acre parcel of land in Raymond, NH known as the Mottolo Superfund Site.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#69         Authorize a loan agreement with Crotched Mountain Rehabilitation Center in the principal amount of $4,100,000 to finance a wastewater improvements project.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#70         Authorize to amend a contract with Weston Solutions Inc., Manchester, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 12-18-08, item #39), for operations and maintenance, sampling and analysis and remedy evaluation services at the Kearsarge Metallurgical Corporation Superfund Site, by increasing the value by $85,301 from $3,264,627 to $3,349,928, and by extending the end date from December 31, 2009 to December 31, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

#71         Authorize to enter into a contract with Manufacturing Extension Partnership of NH Inc., Concord, NH, for LEAN facilitation support in an amount not to exceed $12,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#72         Authorize the Department of Transportation’s request to replace an existing storm water outfall and add an underground storm water and infiltration system of twin perforated pipes under sand, temporarily impacting marine intertidal shore in Hampton.

 

#73         Authorize PSNH’s request to retain dredge conducted under Emergency Authorization 2008-2780 issued on 12-29-08, to the MLLW contour within a footprint of tidal river bottom to provide the safety margin for underkeel clearance required by the US Coast Guard for oil vessels off-loading petroleum and coal at Schiller Station terminal dock, and conduct maintenance dredge of the berth to the contour over the life of the permit.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

                                Office of the Commissioner

#74         Authorize to assign vehicles to the positions that warrant the need for vehicle use on a 24-hour, 7 days per week basis upon G&C approval. 

 

                                Division of Child Support Services

#75         Authorize to amend and agreement with the Supreme Court of the State of NH, through the Administrative Office of the Courts, Concord, NH, (previously approved by G&C On 12-12-06, item #124), for the continuation of the Marital Masters Program, by increasing the amount by $1,184,501 from $4,375,170 to $5,559,671, and by extending the termination date from December 31, 2009 to December 31, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Facilities and Assets Management

#76         Authorize to amend a contract with Stebbins Spectacular Painting LLC, Marlborough, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-17-09, item #94), for interior surface repair; priming and painting at the Thayer Building located at the Governor Hugh J. Gallen State Office Park, Concord, NH, by extending the completion date from December 31, 2009 to April 30, 2010. 

 

#77         Authorize to amend a lease with Richard L. Poulin, Berlin, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 2-7-07, item #75), for office space in Berlin, by increasing the price of $6,788.40 to $511,841.40 from $505,053, and by extending the end date from December 31, 2009 through January 15, 2010.  60% General, 40% Federal Funds. 

 

#78         Authorize to enter into an agreement with Ray The Mover, Manchester, NH, to move the Berlin District Office to its new District Office location in the amount of $11,580.  Effective upon G&C approval through February 28, 2010.  60% General, 40% Federal Funds. 

 

#79         Authorize to enter into a new lease with NH LLC c/o James J. Horne, CPManagement Inc., Exeter, NH, in the amount of $1,463,922.96.  Effective December 10, 2009 through March 31, 2013.  60% General, 40% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Division of Child Support Services

#80         Authorize to enter into an Interstate Agreement with the State of Arkansas Office of Child Support for the purpose of joining the Arkansas Medical Support Services Consortium to offer a wide range of medical support service options, ranging from data matches only to full scope National Medical Support Notice generation and processing of employer responses.  (2)Further authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with Health Management Systems Inc., New York, NY, to provide Medical Support Service in an amount not to exceed $150,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2012.  66% Federal, 5% Agency Income (Incentive Funds), 29% General Funds. 

 

                                Division of Family Assistance

#81         Authorize to retroactively enter into a sole source Cooperative Project Agreement with the University System of NH, Durham, NH, to provide nutrition education programs in the amount of $867,591.  Effective October 1, 2009 through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#82         Authorize to amend a sole source agreement with Southern NH Services Inc., Manchester, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 6-17-09, item #98), to provide translation and interpretation services, by increasing the amount by $48,312 from $706,730 to $755,042, and by extending the end date from December 31, 2009 to March 31, 2010.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds. 

 

#83         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Southern NH Services Inc., Manchester, NH, as a grant recipient under the Community Services Block Grant, to provide nutritional services, community based services and anti-poverty programs to low-income families in an amount not to exceed $1,045,360.  (2)Further authorize to make an advance payment of $156,397.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#84         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Southwestern Community Services Inc., Keene, NH, as a grant recipient under the Community Services Block Grant, to provide nutritional services, community based services and anti-poverty programs to low-income families in an amount not to exceed $441,895.  (2)Further authorize to make an advance payment of $68,126.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#85         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH, as a grant recipient under the Community Services Block Grant, to provide nutritional services, community based services and anti-poverty programs to low-income families in an amount not to exceed $491,093.  (2)Further authorize to make an advance payment of $77,553.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#86         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Strafford County Community Action Committee Inc., Dover, NH, as a grant recipient under the Community Services Block Grant, to provide nutritional services, community based services and anti-poverty programs to low-income families in an amount not to exceed $410,430.  (2)Further authorize to make an advance payment of $64,815.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#87         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Rockingham Community Action Inc., Portsmouth, NH, as a grant recipient under the Community Services Block Grant, to provide nutritional services, community based services and anti-poverty programs to low-income families in an amount not to exceed $549,727.  (2)Further authorize to make an advance payment of $86,813.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#88         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Tri-County Community Action Program Inc., Berlin, NH, as a grant recipient under the Community Services Block Grant, to provide nutritional services, community based services and anti-poverty programs to low-income families in an amount not to exceed $680,496.  (2)Further authorize to make an advance payment of $107,464.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Division for Children, Youth & Families

#89         Authorize to retroactively award five grants totaling $169,083.60 for the provision of Title I programs to the agencies as detailed in letter dated November 19, 2009.  Effective October 8, 2009 through August 31, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#90         Authorize to enter into an agreement with Easter Seals NH Inc., Manchester, NH, to conduct Child Care Resource and Referral services for the Concord District Office catchment area in the amount of $188,100.  Effective January 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds (22% Federal ARRA). 

 

#91         Authorize to enter into an agreement with Easter Seals NH Inc., Keene, NH, to conduct Child Care Resource and Referral services for the Keene District Office catchment area in the amount of $155,100.  Effective January 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds (22% Federal ARRA). 

 

#92         Authorize to enter into an agreement with Easter Seals NH Inc., Manchester, NH, to conduct Child Care Resource and Referral services for the Manchester District Office catchment area in the amount of $315,150.  Effective January 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds (22% Federal ARRA). 

 

#93         Authorize to enter into an agreement with Community College System of NH, Concord, NH, acting through the CCSNH campus White Mountains Community College, to conduct Child Care Resource and Referral services for the Berlin and Littleton District Office catchment area in the amount of $180,654.  Effective January 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds (20% Federal ARRA). 

 

#94         Authorize to enter into an agreement with Claremont School District, Claremont, NH, to conduct Child Care Resource and Referral services for the Claremont District Office catchment area in the amount of $125,400.  Effective January 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds (22% Federal ARRA). 

 

#95         Authorize to enter into an agreement with Lakes Region Community Services Council Inc., Laconia, NH, to conduct Child Care Resource and Referral services for the Laconia District Office catchment area in the amount of $145,200.  Effective January 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds (22% Federal ARRA). 

 

#96         Authorize to enter into an agreement with Rockingham Community Action, Portsmouth, NH, to conduct Child Care Resource and Referral services for the Portsmouth and Salem District Office catchment area in the amount of $178,200.  Effective January 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds (22% Federal ARRA). 

 

#97         Authorize to enter into an agreement with Rockingham Community Action, Portsmouth, NH, to conduct Child Care Resource and Referral services for the Rochester District Office catchment area in the amount of $221,100.  Effective January 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds (22% Federal ARRA). 

                                Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Services

#98         Authorize to amend an agreement with Adolescent Drug and Alcohol Prevention Tools Inc., Lincoln, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 5-6-09, item #131), to provide substance abuse prevention services, by increasing the price by $7,071 from $169,371 to $176,442.  (2)Further authorize to amend agreements with the vendors as detailed in letter dated November 10, 2009, by increasing the price limitations for each vendor, as specified, in a total amount not to exceed $900,585, to provide substance abuse prevention and/or treatment services.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Developmental Services

#99         Authorize to amend the existing allocation of $2,398,294 of Part C IDEA Infants & Toddlers federal funds through the ARRA of 2009 from the US Department of Education, Office of Special Education, by increasing the amount in SFY 2010 from $700,700 to $1,701,700 and decreasing the amount in SFY 2011 from $1,697,594 to $696,594.  Effective December 3, 2009 through September 30, 2011.  100% Federal ARRA Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approved of December 3, 2009. 

 

                                Bureau of Behavioral Health

#100       Authorize to enter into an agreement with Nonni’s Italian Eatery at the Holiday Inn, Concord, NH, to serve as the venue for the Compliance And Quality in NH’s Peer Support System: Catching Up and Moving Forward conference scheduled for May 19, 2010, in the amount of $4,572.  (2)Further authorize payment of a $500 deposit to secure the date and the facility.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Elderly & Adult Services

#101       Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with Southern NH Services Inc., Manchester, NH, to provide Retired Senior Volunteer Program services in an amount not to exceed $33,027.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#102       Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with Grafton County Senior Citizens Council Inc., Lebanon, NH, to provide Retired Senior Volunteer Program services in an amount not to exceed $26,448.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#103       Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with Tri-County Community Action Program Inc., Berlin, NH, to provide Retired Senior Volunteer Program services in an amount not to exceed $25,548.30.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#104       Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with Monadnock Family Services Inc., Keene, NH, to provide Retired Senior Volunteer Program services in an amount not to exceed $26,448.99.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#105       Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with The Friends Program Inc., Concord, NH, to provide Foster Grandparent and Retired Senior Volunteer Program services in an amount not to exceed $206,603.93.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#106       Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH, to provide Senior Companion services in an amount not to exceed $86,198.24.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#107       Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with North Conway Community Center, North Conway, NH, to provide Retired Senior Volunteer Program services in an amount not to exceed $25,999.58.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Homeless and Housing Services

#108       Authorize to enter into an agreement with Community Services Council of NH, Concord, NH, to provide services for homeless individuals and families in an amount not to exceed $141,219.  Effective retroactive to August 1, 2009 through July 31, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#109       Authorize to enter into an agreement with Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH, to provide services to homeless individuals in the amount of $86,222.45.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#110       Authorize to enter into an agreement with Tri-County Community Action Program Inc., Berlin, NH, to provide services to homeless individuals in the amount of $130,181.85.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#111       Authorize to enter into an agreement with Southwestern Community Services Inc., Keene, NH, to provide services to homeless individuals in the amount of $85,681.85.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#112       Authorize to enter into an agreement with Strafford County Community Action Committee Inc., Dover, NH, to provide services to homeless individuals in the amount of $38,271.85.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Services

#113       Authorize to make a retroactive one-time payment from SFY 2010 funds to the NH Taskforce on Women and Recovery, Manchester, NH, for services delivered during January through June 2009 in the amount of $14,764.93.  100% General Funds. 

 

#114       Authorize to enter into an agreement with Geovision Inc., d/b/a Geovision Communications, Watertown, MA, to utilize their technical and marketing skills to develop and implement an alcohol, tobacco and other drug prevention, intervention and treatment public awareness and best practices initiative in an amount not to exceed $100,000.  Effective January 1, 2010 through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Division of Public Health Services

#115       Authorize Bureau of Laboratory Services, Healthcare Associated Infections Program to enter into an agreement with JSI Research and Training Institute Inc., d/b/a Community Health Institute, Bow, NH, to provide a healthcare-associated infections data validation plan for DPHS to use to validate HAI data received from NH Hospitals through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Healthcare Safety Network in an amount not to exceed $25,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal ARRA Funds. 

 

#116       Authorize Bureau of Prevention Services, Nutrition and Health Promotion Section, Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children to enter into an agreement with Hero Group Inc., d/b/a Beech Nut Nutrition, Latham, NY, to provide rebates on selected infant foods purchased with food instruments issued by the WIC Program.  Effective retroactive to October 1, 2009 through September 30, 2012.  100% Other (Food Rebates) Funds. 

 

#117       Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Strafford County Community Action Committee, Farmington, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #228), 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. 

 

#118       Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Rural Health and Primary Care Section to enter into an agreement with Dr. John C. Avery, North Stratford, NH, to receive reimbursement for payment of educational loans throughout the State Loan Repayment Program in an amount not to exceed $75,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds. 

 

#119       Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Rural Health and Primary Care Section to enter into an agreement with Amy T. Stoddard, Registered Dental Hygienist, Fryeburg, ME, to receive reimbursement for payment of educational loans throughout the State Loan Repayment Program in an amount not to exceed $17,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2012.  100% General Funds. 

 

#120       Authorize Bureau of Disease Control to retroactively exercise a renew and amend option with US Translation Company d/b/a US Global Consulting, Ogden, UT, (previously approved by G&C on 10-3-07, item #57), to provide translation of documents related to H1N1, communicable disease and bioterrorism, by increasing the price by $20,000 from $40,000 to $60,000, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2009 through June 30, 2011, effective July 1, 2009.  80% Federal, 20% General Funds. 

 

#121       Authorize Nutrition and Health Promotion Section, Women, Infants, and Children Program to amend an agreement with Valerie Long, Epsom, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 6-4-08, item #145), to provide services as the FitWIC Project Coordinator, by increasing the price by $5,000 from $89,249 to $94,249.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#122       Authorize Bureau of Disease Control and Health Statistics, Communicable Disease Section, to amend a sole source agreement with Trustees of Dartmouth College, Office of Sponsored Projects, Hanover, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 12-18-08, item #64), to conduct and evaluate a pandemic influenza planning demonstration project, by extending the completion date to September 29, 2010. 

 

#123       Authorize Community Public Health Development Section to amend a sole source agreement with the City of Nashua, Division of Public Health and Community Services, Nashua, NH (previously approved by G&C on 8-19-09, item #169), to improve readiness for, and response to, the H1N1 influenza pandemic, by increasing the price by $42,495 from $364,000 to $406,495.  (2)Further authorize advance payment not to exceed 25% of the amendment amount.  Effective retroactive to September 9, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#124       Authorize Community Public Health Development Section to amend a sole source agreement with Sullivan County, Newport, NH (previously amended by G&C on 10-7-09, item #70), to improve readiness for, and response to, the H1N1 influenza pandemic, by increasing the price by $90,698 from $112,495 to $203,193.  (2)Further authorize advance payment not to exceed 25% of the amendment amount.  Effective retroactive to October 7, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#125       Authorize Community Public Health Development Section to amend a sole source agreement with Concord Hospital Inc., Concord, NH (previously amended by G&C on 10-7-09, item #74), to improve readiness for, and response to, the H1N1 influenza pandemic, by increasing the price by $145,613 from $112,495 to $258,108.  (2)Further authorize advance payment not to exceed 25% of the amendment amount.  Effective retroactive to October 7, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#126       Authorize Community Public Health Development Section to amend a sole source agreement with the City of Portsmouth, NH (previously amended by G&C on 10-7-09, item #K), to improve readiness for, and response to, the H1N1 influenza pandemic, by increasing the price by $83,456 from $112,495 to $195,951.  (2)Further authorize advance payment not to exceed 25% of the amendment amount.  Effective retroactive to October 7, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#127       Authorize Community Public Health Development Section to amend a sole source agreement with the Town of Derry, NH (previously amended by G&C on 10-7-09, item #K-1), to improve readiness for, and response to, the H1N1 influenza pandemic, by increasing the price by $150,862 from $112,495 to $263,357.  (2)Further authorize advance payment not to exceed 25% of the amendment amount.  Effective retroactive to October 7, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#128       Authorize Community Public Health Development Section to amend a sole source agreement with the North Country Health Consortium, Whitefield, NH (previously amended by G&C on 10-21-09, item #61), to improve readiness for, and response to, the H1N1 influenza pandemic, by increasing the price by $94,064 from $137,495 to $231,559.  (2)Further authorize advance payment not to exceed 25% of the amendment amount.  Effective retroactive to October 7, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#129       Authorize Community Public Health Development Section to amend a sole source agreement with the Trustees of Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH (previously amended by G&C on 8-19-09, item #165), to improve readiness for, and response to, the H1N1 influenza pandemic, by increasing the price by $87,231 from $112,495 to $199,726.  (2)Further authorize advance payment not to exceed 25% of the amendment amount.  Effective retroactive to October 21, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#130       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 Netowrk of the Twin Rivers, (previously amended by G&C on 10-7-09, item #71), to improve readiness for, and response to, the H1N1 influenza pandemic, by increasing the price by $82,458 from $117,495 to $199,953.  (2)Further authorize advance payment not to exceed 25% of the amendment amount.  Effective retroactive to October 7, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#131       Authorize Community Public Health Development Section to amend a sole source agreement with Northern Strafford County Health and Safety Council, Dover, NH (previously amended by G&C on 10-7-09, item #72), to improve readiness for, and response to, the H1N1 influenza pandemic, by increasing the price by $137,631 from $129,377 to $267,008.  (2)Further authorize advance payment not to exceed 25% of the amendment amount.  Effective retroactive to October 7, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#132       Authorize Community Public Health Development Section to amend a sole source agreement with the City of Nashua, Division of Public Health and Community Services, Nashua, NH (previously amended by G&C on 8-19-09, item #169), to improve readiness for, and response to, the H1N1 influenza pandemic, by increasing the price by $50,000 from $406,495 to $456,495.  (2)Further authorize advance payment not to exceed 25% of the amendment amount.  Effective retroactive to October 7, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#133       Authorize Community Public Health Development Section to amend a sole source agreement with the Trustees of Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH (previously amended by G&C on 8-19-09, item #165), 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 advance payment not to exceed 25% of the amendment amount.  Effective retroactive to September 9, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#134       Authorize Community Public Health Development Section to amend a sole source agreement with the Lakes Region Partnership for Public Health, Laconia, NH (previously amended by G&C on 10-7-09, item #75), to improve readiness for, and response to, the H1N1 influenza pandemic, by increasing the price by $95,778 from $112,495 to $208,273.  (2)Further authorize advance payment not to exceed 25% of the amendment amount.  Effective retroactive to October 7, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                New Hampshire Hospital

#135       Authorize to make a one-time retroactive payment in the amount of $3,045.54 to KCI USA, Houston, TX, for medical supplies.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

 

                                Glencliff Home

#136       Authorize to accept a non-monetary donation of new clothing items from Buck & Buck, Seattle, WA, with an approximate value of $163. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE VETERANS HOME

#137       Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with West Central Services Inc., Lebanon, NH, to provide Geriatric Psychiatrist services to the Homes residents in the amount of $168,480.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 30, 2012.  31% Federal, 39% Agency Incomes, 30% General Funds. 

 

#138       Authorize to enter into a contract with Northeast Document Conservation Center, Andover, MA, for the sole purpose of providing conservation of the 1890’s original hand drawn architectural papers of the Old Soldier’s Home in the amount of $7,200.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Preservation Grant. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

#139       Authorize to enter into a contract with Granite State Independent Living, Concord, NH, to provide nursing home transition services and life coaching for individuals with disabilities in an amount not to exceed $150,000.  (2)Further authorize payment for services rendered and approved in lieu of withholding 25% of the total value of the contract.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2011.  100% Federal ARRA Funds. 

 

#140       Authorize to enter into a contract with the Area Agency of Greater Nashua Inc., d/b/a Gateways Community Services, Nashua, NH, to provide school-to-work internship and employment activities within the healthcare industry in an amount not to exceed $160,000.  (2)Further authorize payment for services rendered and approved in lieu of withholding 25% of the total value of the contract.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2011.  100% Federal ARRA Funds. 

 

#141       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 NH Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching Recipients, and the NH Milken National Educator for a cost not to exceed $4,186.  (2)Further authorize to enter into a contract with The Common Man Inn & Spa, Plymouth, NH, to provide the necessary conference facilities, and food service for the banquet for up to 150 attendees on December 10, 2009 in an amount not to exceed $4,186 which is part of the cost above.  100% Other (Donated) Funds. 

 

#142       Authorize to amend the contract with ATECH Services, Concord, NH, (previously approved by G&C On 6-17-09, tiem #291), coordinating the provision of instructional materials for the education of students who are blind, visually impaired and deaf-blind, by extending the end date from December 31, 2009 to June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#143       Authorize to exercise a contract renewal option with NH Project Learning Tree, Concord, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 1-14-09, item #85), to continue the project titled Building Science Literacy in Grades K-8 in order to improve the content knowledge of NH science teachers and to improve science instruction and learning in an amount not to exceed $119,000.  (2)Further authorize payment for services rendered and approved in lieu of withholding 25% of the total value of the contract.  Effective January 1, 2010 through December 31, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY

#144       Authorize Division of State Police to enter into a retroactive sole source contract with MorphoTrak Inc., Anaheim, CA, for maintenance and support to the Automated Fingerprint Identification System, for a total amount of $836,654.  Effective February 1, 2009 through June 30, 2011.  100% Revolving Funds. 

 

#145       Authorize Division of Motor Vehicles to enter into a contract renewal with the Lakes Region Community College, Laconia, NH, to provide parking area and classroom space for the Motorcycle Rider Education Program in an amount not to exceed $21,250.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2011.  100% Motorcycle Rider Education Program Funds. 

 

#146       Authorize Division of Motor Vehicles to enter into a contract with Pease Development Authority, Portsmouth, NH, to provide parking area for the Motorcycle Rider Education Program for an amount not to exceed $3,452.  Effective April 1, 2010 through October 31, 2010.  100% Motorcycle Rider Education Program Fund. 

 

#147       Authorize Division of Motor Vehicles to enter into a contract with TreMac Development LLC, Keene, NH, to provide parking area for the Motorcycle Rider Education Program for an amount not to exceed $6,000.  Effective January 1, 2010 through December 31, 2010.  100% Motorcycle Rider Education Program Fund. 

 

#148       Authorize Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a retroactive grant agreement with the Town of Deerfield, NH, for the implementation of a project identified through the evaluation of natural hazards in the total amount of $3,120.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 31, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#149       Authorize Division of State Police to retroactively reimburse Trooper Amanda Johnson, Twin Mountain, NH, for expenses incurred while on Field Officer Training during the months of December 2008, January 2009, and February 2009, in the amount of $812, using SFY10 funds.  81% Highway, 19% Turnpike Funds. 

 

#150       Authorize Division of Motor Vehicles to pay sole source, retroactive annual membership dues to IRP Inc., Arlington, VA, a subsidiary of the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators, for an amount not to exceed $14,800.  Effective October 1, 2009 through September 30, 2010.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#151       Authorize Division of Fire Standards & Training & Emergency Medical Services to accept a donation of a 1987 E-One Fire Pumper and appurtenant equipment with a value of $35,000, for training purposes from the Manchester Fire Department.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#152       Authorize Director of State Police to restore 56 hours and 00 minutes of sick leave to Trooper Scott Tracy who suffered a line of duty injury and was unable to perform his normal or routine duties from July 21, 2009 through August 3, 2009.

 

#153       Authorize grant agreements between the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management and the applicants as detailed in letter dated November 10, 2009, for activities associated with enhancing local all-hazard planning in the amount of $129,751.93.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#154       Authorize grant agreements between the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management and the applicants as detailed in letter dated November 9, 2009, for activities associated with enhancing local all-hazard planning in the amount of $56,014.68.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#155       Authorize to accept and place on file the annual report for the period of July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.

 

#155A    Authorize an annual salary step increase for Kevin P. O’Brien from Grade GG, step 4 ($86,131) to Grade GG, step 5 ($90,606) effective December 18, 2009.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

#156       Authorize to accept and expend federal ARRA funds in the amount of $310,070 for Forest Highway projects.  (2)Further authorize to enter into a contract with Pike Industries Inc., Belmont, NH, for pavement rehabilitation along NH Route 112 in the Town of Woodstock on the basis of a single bid of $997,860.50.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 27, 2010.  (3)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $29,935.82 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction of the project.  100% Federal ARRA Funds.  Contingent on Fiscal Committee approval of December 3, 2009. 

 

#157       Authorize to reclassify position #20643 from Highway Maintainer II, labor grade 9 to Welder Mechanic I, labor grade 14 in the Bureau of Highway Maintenance.

 

#158       Authorize Bureau of Highway Design to amend a contract with CHA Inc., Keene, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 3-22-00, item #159), for the preliminary design for the replacement of the Sewalls Falls Road Bridge in the City of Concord, by extending the completion date from December 31, 2009 to December 31, 2010.

 

#159       Authorize Bureau of Right of Way to sell a 1.38 acre parcel of State owned land improved with a commercial building located on the northerly side of US Route 3/NH Route 11 in the Town of Belmont to Ross Cupples and Renee Cupples or assigns for $355,000, plus a $1,100 Administrative Fee.  (2)Further authorize to compensate Gold Eagle Realty LLC, from the proceeds of the subject sale in the amount of $21,300 (6%) for real estate services.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#160       Authorize Bureau of Right of Way to pay various owners $256,618.22 as documented in the Contemplated Awards List for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from October 29, 2009 through November 17, 2009. 

 

#161       Authorize Bureau of Rail & Transit to renew an Operating Agreement with the Claremont Concord Railroad Corp, Schuylkill Haven, PA, (previously approved by G&C on 7-14-00, item #171), to provide rail freight service on the active portion of the state-owned Northern Railroad line, a three-mile track section connecting Lebanon to White River Junction, VT from May 1, 2010 through April 30, 2010. 

 

#162       Authorize Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into an agreement with the Nashua Regional Planning Commission, Nashua, NH, to support new public transportation services and public transportation alternatives that assist individuals with disabilities, for an amount not to exceed $47,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through February 28, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#163       Authorize Bureau of Rail & Transit to amend a contract with Upper Valley Lake Sunapee Regional Planning Commission, Lebanon, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-21-09, item #313), to administer a planning study to determine the feasibility of expanding Advance Transit’s service to Slayton Hill Road and Alice Peck Day Hospital, by increasing the amount by $4,000 from $93,120 to $97,120.  Effective upon GC approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#164       Authorize Bureau of Traffic to amend an agreement with Louis Berger Group Inc., Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 10-20-04, item #115), to complete the Environmental Impact Statement for the I-93 Salem to Manchester project, by extending the completion date to May 28, 2010 from December 31, 2009.  80% Federal, 20% Highway Funds. 

 

#165       Authorize Bureau of Highway Maintenance to enter into a contract with Wragg Brothers of VT Inc., Ascutney, VT, for a 6-inch drilled well and pump on the property of Paul Titus, Belmont, NH, on a low bid of $34,270.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 15, 2010.  100% Highway Funds.

 

#166       Authorize Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with C. White Marine Inc., Danvers, MA, for cleaning and encasement of steel H-piles supporting three bridges over the Saco River along River Road in Conway on the basis of a low bid of $299,704.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $29,970.40 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 15, 2010.  80% Federal, 20% Match/Turnpike Toll Credit Funds. 

 

#167       Authorize Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Alvin J. Coleman & Son Inc., Conway, NH, for replacement of the NH Route 9 bridge over the Pan Am Railways Inc. Railroad and reconstruction of the associated roadway approaches on the basis of a low bid of $4,193,296.65.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $293,530.77 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 2, 2011.  80% Federal, 20% Match/Turnpike Toll Credit Funds.  

 

#168       Authorize Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with F.L. Merrill Construction Inc., Pembroke, NH, for improvements and signalization of the NH 28/Leavitt Road intersection in Pittsfield on the basis of a low bid of $622,406.75.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $62,240.68 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 13, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#169       Authorize Bureau of Highway Maintenance to enter into a contract with Eastern Pipe Service Inc., Merrimack, NH, to repair a drainage culvert on Route 125 in Lee, NH, based on a single bid of $23,530.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Betterment Funds. 

 

#169A    Authorize an annual salary step increase for Christopher D. Clement Sr. from Grade JJ, step 4 ($104,589) to Grade JJ, step 5 ($110,036) effective upon G&C approval.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#169B    Authorize an annual salary step increase for William J. Cass from Grade II, step 4 ($99,202) to Grade II, step 5 ($104,364) effective upon G&C approval.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

 

 

#170                                                                       TUITION REQUESTS

A.         LIQUOR – Request permission to pay Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH, the sum of $906.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Cherie L. Sirrianna, Accounting Technician, in the course entitled “Business Law”.  Source of funds:  100% Liquor

 

Requested Tuition Total:  $906.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (Tabled at 11/18/09 G&C Meeting)

                                Division of Public Health Services

#69         TABLED – The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Wieczorek 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